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Is Bahubali director Rajamouli spending these many crores on the introduction scene of Junior NTR in the Ram Charan - Alia Bhatt film RRR?

12 hours ago  
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Not too long ago, we had reported that RRR featuring Junior NTR and Ram Charan in lead roles will be a magnum opus for SS Rajamouli after Bahubali. Moreover, reports also asserted that the film is being made on a rather huge budget. While there were always rumours about the kind of money that is being spent on the sets etc. of this period drama, in a recent update, we hear that RRR will have an introduction scene that will cost crores and it will be of Junior NTR. Current reports have been speculating that SS Rajamouli has been planning an extensive introduction sequence for Junior NTR in the film RRR. Since we already know that the film revolves around freedom fighters Alluri Seetharamaraju and Komaram Bheem, reports have it that Rama Rao will be essaying the character of Bheem. And now they claim that Rajamouli is keen on having a rather impactful entry that will cost the makers approximately Rs. 20 crores. These reports also suggest that keeping in mind the whopping amount; this is..
                 

Mohanlal CONFIRMS he will be making his directorial debut with Barroz - Guardian of D'Gama Treasure

12 hours ago  
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Woah! It definitely comes as good news to all Mohanlal fans who are waiting for the actor to turn into director. After acting for over four decades, Mohanlal, who was last seen in Lucifer, has decided to take this decision for a magnum opus like Barroz - Guardian of D'Gama Treasure. It is a known fact that Mohanlal was always keen on period dramas and Barroz too has been one of them. The actor announced about it and the rest of the details in his own blog. He even posted about it on Twitter too. My Latest Blog : "A New Journey Begins - Barroz Guardian Of D' Gama's Treasure"https://t.co/EQflcyzlm9 — Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) April 21, 2019 Although there haven’t been many details on the cast, he did reveal that the film will be shot in 3D. He also asserted that the film will have a pan appeal for adults and children alike. Set in Portugal, Mohanlal credits the idea of him directing the film to the discussion he had with My Dear Kuttichathan director Jijo Punnose and the director T.K. Raje..
                 

Veere Di Wedding: Kareena Kapoor Khan reveals she told Rhea Kapoor to replace her with younger actress when she was pregnant with Taimur Ali Khan

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Kareena Kapoor Khan, last year, starrer in the super-hit film Veere Di Wedding with Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania. The film, helmed by Shashanka Ghosh, was one of the biggest hits of 2018. But, during the shooting, Kareena was pregnant in the first half and had given birth to Taimur Ali Khan during the last schedule of the film. While the makers incorporated her pregnancy part in the film, the actress had given an option to the makers to replace her as well. Recently, Kareena Kapoor Khan opened up about maintaining a balance between work life and her personal life now that she is a mom. The actress said that she began shooting for film Veere Di Wedding when Taimur Ali Khan was only six and half months old. She said that it was unheard of when an actress had gone back to work after six months post giving birth. Kareena said that she wanted to do the film so she took Taimur with her to Delhi. He was with her during the shoot as well. And she had told the producers, Ani..
                 

Shraddha Kapoor begins Mumbai schedule of Prabhas starrer Saaho in Karjat

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Shraddha Kapoor has been running round the clock schedules for her multiple releases this year. After hopping sets and cities for Street Dancer 3D and Chhichhore, Shraddha Kapoor has now started the Mumbai schedule of the big-budget film Saaho co-starring Prabhas. This morning, Shraddha Kapoor took to her social media and posted a boomerang video captioning it, "Karjat Time! #Saaho". A few days back actress was seen spending time with her Saaho team in Mumbai. Shraddha Kapoor didn’t travel to the venue a day earlier as her pet dog Shyloh was not well. The actress preferred to stay back at home and took her pet dog to a vet as he was not keeping well and spend the whole day taking care of Shyloh. Shraddha also posted a picture with her pet saying, "Pets are always there to cheer us up. There are times when we need to cheer them up too ❤ photo by @siddhanthkapoor ????" Saaho will witness the actress in an action-packed avatar where Shraddha will be essaying a cop, while Chhichhore tests..
                 

BREAKING: Farhad Samji written Akshay Kumar starrer Kanchana remake titled Laaxmi Bomb

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Just last week, Farhad Samji who is currently directing Housefull 4 had confirmed that the Akshay Kumar starrer that he was writing which was the Kanchana remake had been tentatively titled Laaxmi. Well, now we hear that the makers of the film have finally locked the title for the remake. If what we hear is true, then apparently the film has been titled Laaxmi Bomb. In fact, confirming this new development we came across this image of the clap board from the film that clearly displays the title of the Kanchana remake as Laaxmi Bomb. Directed by Raghava Lawrence, the film is being produced by Cape of Good Films, Tusshar Entertainment House and Shabinaa Entertainment. Interestingly, while Raghava Lawrence both directed and starred in the Muni series of which Kanchana is a part, he will apparently be only behind the camera in the Hindi remake. While an official announcement about the title and cast details of the film are awaited, we hear that Laaxmi Bomb went on floors a couple of days ..
                 

Mardaani 2: Rani Mukerji set for an action-packed schedule in Rajasthan

21 hours ago  
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Rani Mukerji is set to go on a hunt for her 21-year-old nemesis in Rajasthan! We have information that the much awaited Mardaani 2’s second schedule will see Rani launch an extensive operation to find the merciless villain in Kota and Jaipur. The action-packed schedule starts the first week of May with Rani as the fearless and committed Superintendent of Police, Shivani Shivaji Roy, laying out her intricate plan to take on the antagonist head on. Gopi Puthran, director of the sequel says, “It’s an intense one month long schedule in Rajasthan which forms the backdrop to the story of Mardaani 2. Rani’s investigation will take her to Jaipur and Kota. Given that we are shooting in peak summer of Rajasthan, it will be physically demanding because Rani will be doing action sequences too. The entire team is thrilled to be shooting in the beautiful state of Rajasthan and we are looking forward to the love and cooperation from the people.” Rani had delivered an outstanding performance in the s..
                 

Anees Bazmee ANNOUNCES Pagalpanti 2, reveals grand plans for the franchise

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Anees Bazmee has just finished a 58-day long shoot of Pagalpanti in London and well, he already has plans for its sequel. He recently announced that the movie is going to be a franchise and is a comic caper which everyone will relate with. It is claimed that this is Bazmee’s funniest film and it stars John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Ileana D’cruz, Arshad Warsi, Kriti Kharbanda, Pulkit Samrat in lead roles. John will be in a never before seen avatar as a down on luck commoner and he leads the story forward with help of his co-stars Arshad, Anil, Pulkit and of course the girls, Kriti and Ileana. Pagalpanti is expected to feature all the quintessential quirky elements of an Anees Bazmee film and not surprisingly, it is said to be an out and out comedy. It is expected to hit the big screens on December 6 this year. Also Read: Pagalpanti release date CONFIRMED! John Abraham, Ileana D’Cruz starrer to release in December 2019..
                 

Good News! Arjun Rampal is having a BABY with Gabriella Demetriades (see pic)

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Arjun Rampal is all set to be a father the third time around and he can't help but get all mushy and emotional about it. He was in the news after he and his ex wife Mehr Jessia decided to part ways mutually, last year. Since then, he has been seen with Gabriella Demetriades. They made it official soon after the divorce came through. Now, Arjun is on seventh heaven because Gabriella is expecting! He took to Instagram for share a beautiful picture from their pregnancy photoshoot! He thanks her for this baby in his post. ‘Blessed to have you and start all over again...Thank you for this baby.’   View this post on Instagram   Blessed to have you and start all over again....thank you baby for this baby ???????? A post shared by Arjun (@rampal72) on Apr 23, 2019 at 9:38am PDT Arjun has two daughters, Myra and Mahikaa, with his ex-wife Mehr. We wish him heartiest congratulations as he is set to embrace fatherhood yet again. Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: Ar..
                 

BREAKING: Cinema halls to remain open 24x7 across India for Avengers: Endgame

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If you want to watch Avengers: Endgame desperately during the coming weekend but missed out on booking the tickets, here’s some good news. Today, the major multiplex chains have got the permission to screen shows 24x7 throughout the country. This means, that apart from night shows, shows of the much awaited Hollywood biggie will also be played post 12 midnight. Midnight and post-midnight screenings is a common trend abroad, especially for big, event films. Even neighbouring Pakistan has had such kind of screenings. Despite the odd timings, such shows are always booked to capacity. In India however, the laws don’t allow for shows to be played beyond midnight. A few films have had such screenings in recent times. A show of Balasaheb Thackeray biopic Thackeray was held at 4:15 am in the morning on the day of release in a multiplex in Mumbai. But for the rest of the films, a similar request has been turned down. The distributors of Avengers: Endgame however somehow managed to secure the p..
                 

Sunny Deol joins BJP during Elections 2019

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Sunny Deol, who has been promoting his upcoming film Blank, has taken the political route. Today, the actor joined the ruling party BJP, days after his photo with party president Amit Shah had gone viral on social media. It is, however, not been announced yet if Sunny Deol will contest though the actor is likely to be the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Gurdaspur in Punjab. Sunny Deol was welcome to the party with a bouquet by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. "Sunny Deol made the film Border which showed how the feeling of nationalism and patriotism when portrayed beautifully on film can touch a chord with the people," Ms Sitharaman said. "Like my father joined Atal Bihari Vajpayee, I have decided to go with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I want PM Modi for the next five years," said Sunny Deol in his short speech. Sunny Deol becomes the third member from the Deol clan to join the politics after his father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini. Thanks a lot @BJP4India @na..
                 

Baaghi 3: Tiger Shroff to shoot for the revenge drama in July with Shraddha Kapoor (plot and shoot details leaked)

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Tiger Shroff is all set to impress us with his Student act with Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year 2. He is currently busy with the promotion for the flick but is prepping for his next! According to the reports, the makers of the hit franchise, Baaghi, are ready to roll its third and final sequel by July. The script is ready and Tiger will join the unit in Mumbai for the first leg of the shoot. After the schedule in Mumbai gets over, Ahmed Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala are planning to shoot rather in Jordon or Georgina. The drama is set against the backdrop of desert therefore; the unit is currently busy to lock in a location for this larger than life action thriller. Locations in Egypt, Serbia, Turkey, and Morocco are being considered for the shoot. Tiger’s leading lady Shraddha Kapoor, who was his co-star in the first part, will join him by July end. She is currently in London on a start to finish schedule of Street Dancer with Varun Dhawan. Tiger is associated with the Baaghi franchise...
                 

Alia Bhatt BREAKS HER SILENCE on Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel's attack on her parents Soni Razdan and Mahesh Bhatt

2 days ago  
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When it comes to controversies, Alia Bhatt has always stayed away from it. But, in recent times, the actress has come under fire and due to Kangana Ranaut. The Manikarnika actress had called her Gully Boy performance 'mediocre'. Post that, Kangana's sister Rangoli Chandel had blasted Alia and Soni Razdan while hinting at their British citizenship and called them 'non-Indians'. She even said that Mahesh Bhatt had thrown his shoe at Kangana. While Bhatt family has chosen to stay silent, Alia Bhatt has finally broken her silence on the whole controversy. At the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards 2019, Alia addressed the media and when asked about the controversial statements by Rangoli and Kangana, she said, "Agar mai aisi hu, then my family is 10 times more mature and stronger than I am. Mujhe isme padna hi nahi hai. I just want to be happy, positive, work hard, be a better version of myself every day.” She further said, "Log kya kahe, log kya na kahe, I should not pay attention to it. And everybo..
                 

Koffee With Karan 6 controversy: Cricketers Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul are asked to donate Rs. 1 Lakh each to families of jawans by BCCI

2 days ago  
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We all know that Koffee With Karan 6 sparked a major outrage after the episode featuring cricketers Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul went on air. So much so that the said episode was also removed from the streaming site HotStar! The two cricketers faced backlash for making comments against women and objectifying them and this resulted in them even being suspended from matches. While BCCI has already taken action against them in the past, now it seems that they have added one more condition by the board and that is donate to ten lakhs each. Readers would recall the kind of flak that Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul received owing to their comments on Koffee With Karan 6. Now it seems that BCCI has decided to make them pay by demanding that the two cricketers pay Rs. 1 lakh each to 10 families of jawans. This comes after the two cricketers were suspended from a few cricket matches when the Indian team was playing against Australia. On the other hand, Hardik Pandya had apologized for his comments ..
                 

Shah Rukh Khan opens up about #MeToo movement in India and applauds the bravery of women

2 days ago  
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The #MeToo movement reached India last year where women publicly opened up about their stories of sexual harassment, abuse, misconduct etc. Many big names were named and shamed. Some even lost jobs like Nana Patekar, Sajid Khan, Vikas Bahl among others. As many supported the movement, Shah Rukh Khan recently opened up about why it was necessary. Shah Rukh Khan, who was recently in Beijing for Zero's premiere in China, spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about several aspects of the film industry including #MeToo movement. “Well, I don't want to say that it's a welcome thing to have happened, because one wishes it had never been necessary. But now that it has, I would like to say that it took great courage for these ladies to come forward — some of them shortly after their experiences, some of them years later. We should all respect the bravery that this required,” he said. SRK further added that this should not become a meme or scandal but should be taken very seriously. “I also think we ..
                 

KALANK: Karan Johar stares at the biggest flop of his career

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The maverick producer Karan Johar who has given the film industry such historic blockbusters as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and Dostana is now looking at the biggest disaster of his career. Kalank, Karan Johar’s most costly production to date with an estimated budget of Rs 250 crores, is all set to become the biggest disaster of his career. Though the opening has been most impressive, critics and audiences have responded with unmitigated negativity describing the film as an emptied-out soul-less version of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s cinema. Sources from leading multiplex chains say the coming days when Kalank was expected to reap rich harvests over the Easter weekend, are likely to register a steep drop in the collections. One source from a multiplex calls Kalank “another Thugs Of Hindostan in the making.” “Viewers are walking out of the shows. The audience has failed to connect with the plot, characters and dialogues,” says Suman Sinha, a leading exhibitor of Bihar. The ..
                 

SCOOP: Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder's Netflix original Mrs Serial Killer to star Manoj Bajpayee and Jacqueline Fernandez?

4 days ago  
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It was recently announced that Farah Khan is all set to produce her first Netflix original titled Mrs. Serial Killer. It will be helmed by her husband Shirish Kunder. The director said that the upcoming digital show will be an apt story for the audience. Now, we hear that the casting for the show is under process. As per sources, Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder have roped in Manoj Bajpayee and Jacqueline Fernandez for their project. While they are yet to officially announce their collaboration, it would be interesting to see Manoj and Jacqueline come together for the first time. Meanwhile, we are waiting for more details. This would be the second time Shirish will work with Manoj Bajpayee as he had earlier directed the actor in 2016 short film, Kriti. Farah Khan had earlier said in a statement that it was too soon to delve into the delves for the project. She said that Mrs. Serial Killer will be something that will be apt for the strong content craving audience not just in India but ove..
                 

Ranbir Kapoor’s role details in Brahmastra LEAKED (Read on)

4 days ago  
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Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt just completed shooting for their ambitious next, Brahmastra. The Ayan Mukerji directorial is a superhero love story. The makers were very clear about keeping their leads’ looks under wraps. No pictures from the sets were leaked too. The information about the plot was also not leaked but now, we have some additional information about the same and it has got us all intrigued. So according to reports, Ranbir is playing a DJ in the movie. The director has made sure to keep his hero’s character layered. According to sources, Ranbir walks out of his house to become a DJ and has a conflict with his father while doing so. He leaves his house to pursue his dreams despite his father opposition and in turn discovers magic, superpowers and love! Alia obviously plays his love interest. Mouni Roy is the villain and Amitabh Bachchan will be seen essaying an important role. There is not much revealed about their characters. Stay tuned to find out more. Brahmastra is supp..
                 

Mental Hai Kya: Kangana Ranaut - Rajkummar Rao's film offends people with mental health issues

4 days ago  
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Kangana Ranaut is undoubtedly controversy’s favourite child. She is in the news yet again and this time for her upcoming film, Mental Hai Kya. The makers of this film recently released a poster depicting its leads Kangana and Rajkummar Rao holding on to the edge of a blade on their tongues. While there was a considerable curiosity about these quirky posters amongst the masses at large, The Indian Psychiatric Society did not appreciate the title or the posters. In a statement written to the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) they have demanded that the makers change the title of the film because it offends those suffering from serious mental health issues. In the letter to CBFC they have written, “We take serious objections to the title of the movie which is discriminative, stigmatising, degrading, and inhumane in projecting mental disorders and people who suffer from mental disorders.” They added, “We strongly demand that the title be removed with immediate effect preventing fu..
                 

EXCLUSIVE: From aamchi Mumbai, Salman Khan’s Chulbul Pandey travels to Goa, Wai and foreign climes for Dabangg 3!

4 days ago  
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Chulbul Pandey aka Salman Khan’s Dabangg 3, produced by Arbaaz Khan and directed by Prabhu Dheva, just got bigger. The next shoot after Maheshwar is not in Wai but in and around Bombay - including sets in Film City, then Goa and finally, Chulbul Pandey’s last destination in India will be Wai in Maharashtra. Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and the unit have completed the first schedule in Maheshwar, in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh, earlier this month. Says a source, “In Mumbai, the second schedule of Dabangg 3 kicked off today in and around various parts of Mumbai. This includes two sets in Film City in Goregaon too and one among the quieter locations in South Mumbai, apart from Malad where they are already shooting. In Film City, while one is of Chulbul’s house, some scenes will be shot at the temple in Film City. Then the unit will move to Goa in May before the monsoons come and then Wai, where a few major scenes and climax will be shot. While the team is contemplating a song shoo..
                 

Dabangg 3: Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha kick-start Mumbai schedule (Read inside details)

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Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha have finished the first schedule of Dabangg 3 already and they are all set and raring to go with the second schedule of this much awaited movie. Salman along with his heroine Sonakshi Sinha are set to shoot the second schedule of the film. A grand set has been erected in Film City for this purpose. According to the sources, Salman is set to shoot an outdoor action sequence in Malad. Major chunk of the shoot will happen in Filmcity and villain Sudeep is set to join the cast soon. After this two month long schedule, the team will head to Wai to shoot songs and remaining portions. In fact, the team also was in Jaipur a few days ago to check out locations to shoot a song. Salman and the producer Arbaaz Khan will take a final call on this. As soon as Salman finishes shooting Dabangg 3, he will move to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Inshallah. There is a lot of buzz going around about Dabangg. According to the reports it is touted that Salman will have not one but tw..
                 

Will the collaboration between S Shankar and Kamal Haasan, Indian 2 be shelved?

6 days ago  
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Even before the release of the Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0, S Shankar had confirmed his collaboration with another superstar, Ulaganayakan Kamal Haasan. This was for Indian 2. The duo was expected to bring back fight of a vigilante against a corrupt government system with this action drama but now all these plans seem dicey. Recent speculative reports claim that Lyca Productions are not keen on having a big budget for this film but going by the looks of it, the increasing budget may lead to the film being shelved. Current reports have it that Lyca Productions are currently facing issues because they are not keen on investing a huge sum on the action drama Indian 2 because of what transpired during their previous venture. Readers would be aware that 2.0 failed to garner the required response. After the 2.0 debacle, which didn’t fetch as much returns as they invested [considering that it was made on an extensive budget with heavy VFX and technology], now reports claim that the..
                 

Deepika Padukone wraps the first schedule of Chhapaak

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The leading lady of Bollywood Deepika Padukone wrapped the first schedule of Chhapaak in Delhi. Deepika Padukone began the shoot for Chhapaak in the capital on 25th March, 2019 and wrapped the first schedule today.  After finishing the shoot, the actress headed back to Mumbai. Deepika kept her look simple yet classy as she donned a basic black tee paired with relaxed denim jeans and black heels. The actress' first look as Laxmi came out as an utter surprise to her fans and fellow Bollywood mates who couldn't believe their eyes upon seeing her massive transformation. And soon, the actress received a lot of love and appreciation for her look, from the audience as well as whole Bollywood. Now with Chhapaak, which is about determination and the undying human spirit of not giving up despite adversities at every step Deepika is playing yet another challenging role. The Queen of box office and the numero uno actress in Bollywood is not just loved and admired in India but also has her global ..
                 

Choreographer Bosco Martis to make India's first dance-horror film

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Ace choreographer Bosco Leslie Martis recently announced his directorial debut, a Zee Studios in-house production. "As a choreographer, I wanted explore my skills in the dancing world by without trying to attempt a film on the lines of Step Up. So I came up with the concept of a dance-based horror-comedy. It sets the platform to create something magical," said Bosco who is working on the screenplay with a team of writers. He goes on to add that not many people globally are aware about the genre. “The only thing anybody can recollect is Michael Jackson’s music video, ‘Thriller’. We are still working on the film and will have something interesting to offer as the attempt is to create a unique experience for the audience,” he informed. India's first dance-horror with dollops of comedy, the film is going to be mounted on a big scale, as confirmed by the studio. Confirming the news, Shariq Patel, CEO, Zee Studios said, "We are super excited to make the film with this unique, never-done-bef..
                 

Student Of The Year 2: Tiger Shroff, Ananya Panday & Tara Sutaria groove to Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (inside deets out)

6 days ago  
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Saint Teresa, which once housed students played by Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra, has reopened for a new semester. This time around, its prominent students are Tiger Shroff, and newcomers Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria. As the name suggests, Student Of The Year 2 revolves around a contest that tests students’ abilities in different activities. While the first outing was helmed by Karan Johar, the upcoming instalment has Punit Malhotra as its director. After a fun-filled trailer launch last week, the team of the film is gearing up to unveil the first song from the album, today. Titled Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, it’s a redux version of the classic track from Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan’s Jawani Diwani (1972). While the original song was composed by RD Burman and sung by Kishore Kumar, the new version has been created by Vishal-Shekhar. Punit says, “Vishal-Shekhar are huge RD Burman fans and they were very excited to work on this song. We acquired it with some effort and ..
                 

TIME's 100 Most Influential People: Priyanka Chopra writes a profile on lawyers Arundhati Katju and Menaka Guruswamy

7 days ago  
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TIME magazine, every year, releases a list of 100 most influential people across the globe. On Wednesday, they released its 2019 list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World and two of most powerful women in India have been featured in the list. Senior advocate Menaka Guruswamy and advocate Arundhati Katju have been mentioned in the list who led the battle in the Supreme Court to decriminalize homosexuality in India. And the profile has been written by none other than Priyanka Chopra. Priyanka Chopra contributed to the Time Magazine piece on both the lawyers who led the battle to strike down Section 377 in a unanimous vote. In the beautiful profile, Priyanka wrote, "“I am what I am so take me as I am,” said the Chief Justice of India as the Supreme Court struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code in a unanimous vote. An outdated legacy of the British colonization of India, Section 377 rendered all sexual activities “against the order of nature” punishable by law." The ac..
                 

Crescendo Music and Films join hands with KSM Film Productions for India’s first teen thriller titled 1978

7 days ago  
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After a spate of successful horror films like Stree, Pari and content like Ghoul being lapped up by the audience, Crescendo Music and Films have joined hands with KSM film productions to produce India’s first teen thriller titled 1978 directed by Aziz Zee. The film, comprising of an all-new ensemble cast, promises to be a fast pace and racy affair with music being one of the highlights. A source close to the film adds that most actors have sung their own song, “While scouting for actors, Suresh Thomas of Crescendo music discovered that most of the actors were good singers as well and it was decided that they’d all sing their own lines in the film. This is probably the first time that all actors have given playback for themselves in a feature film” Talking about 1978, Kunal Malla of KSM films says, “The film is looking good, it’s got all elements of a good horror flick and we are confident of the content. All the newcomers have done an excellent job and have gone beyond our expectation..
                 

Jassie Gill to play Kangana Ranaut’s husband in Panga

7 days ago  
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Jassie Gill, Punjabi singer and actor, is all set to star in his second Bollywood film this year with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari directorial, Panga. The film stars Kangana Ranaut who will essay the role of a Kabaddi player in the film. Recently, Jassie Gill revealed that Kangana will essay the role of his wife in the film. Talking about his role in Panga with Cineblitz magazine, Jassie Gill said, “Kangana is my wife in the film. The film has a great story and I am personally very excited about the film. I feel with this film, I could explore a lot about myself as well. There was so much to do in it. I have come out of my comfort zone and level to act. I got to work with very good people and it was good fun. Kangana Ranaut, Neena Gupta, Richa Chadha, and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is directing the film so it has to be good.” He added, “We have shot for most of the film; a little portion that has to be shot in Mumbai is still left though. After which the film will be ready for post-production. I am v..
                 

Bobby Deol to make his digital debut with this Shah Rukh Khan production?

7 days ago  
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During the promotions of Race 3, Bobby Deol had confessed that he considers this as his second innings in Bollywood. The actor, who had taken a break from the industry, was not only looking out for interesting projects but he was also undergoing extensive physical training. Now that he is all fit, he has decided to come on board for some intriguing ventures and is also keen on exploring the digital platform with none other than Shah Rukh Khan. While Bobby Deol worked with Salman Khan recently in Race 3, he is all set to collaborate with the other Khan in Bollywood. And this time around, they will be working together for the digital medium.  We had earlier mentioned that Shah Rukh Khan is planning on creating content as a producer for the digital medium. And one of his films is expected to star Bobby. Bobby Deol, who has always maintained good relations with Shah Rukh Khan, will now be collaborating with the superstar-producer for the first time. Even though the details are kept under ..
                 

Here is why Sanjay Dutt stays away from Kalank promotions

7 days ago  
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We haven’t seen much of Sanjay Dutt at the promotional events of Kalank. And the reason is Rajkumar Hirani. During a recent promotional interview Dutt spoke up in defence of his friend Hirani who has been charged with sexual harassment by an assistant. The defence done in all innocence, horrified Dutt’s family friends and the Kalank team who quickly got into the damage control mode by doing what is best for the film. It was decided to drop Dutt from the media interactions. That is the reason we don’t see him doing press for Kalank. Says a source in the know, “Baba blurted out his defence of Hirani in all innocence. He was standing up for a friend. But the move backfired badly. The Kalank team quickly decided to eliminate Baba from the marketing and promotion.” Sanjay Dutt’s absence affected Madhuri Dixit’s presence at media events of Kalank since the two are paired together in the film. Also Read: Sajid Nadiadwala and Sanjay Dutt come together after 24 years with Kalank..
                 

Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao starrer Mental Hai Kya to release on June 21, 2019

7 days ago  
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Kangana Ranaut will be reuniting with her Queen co-star Rajkummar Rao in an upcoming film, Mental Hai Kya. The shooting of the film began earlier in May last year in Mumbai. Kangana, Rajkummar along with their co-star Amyra Dastur were caught on the sets of the film sporting quirky looks. While the film was supposed to release in February this year, it was pushed ahead. Now, we have a release date for the film and it is June 21, 2019. A quirky poster was unveiled this morning showcasing Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut making goofy faces at each other with their tongues out and a blade. The actress is sporting a printed top and a curly hair wig. It's all about the craziness that cuts through. Mental Hai Kya is the second outing of Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut after 2013 hit Queen. The film is written by Kanika Dhillon and will be helmed by National award-winning director Prakash Kovelmudi. It is produced under the banner of Ekta Kapoor‘s Balaji Motion Pictures and Shaailesh R Sing..
                 

Kangana Ranaut’s sister wages WAR against the Bhatts, claims Mahesh Bhatt threw a shoe at her sister & Alia Bhatt is successful only because of ‘chamchagiri’

7 days ago  
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Kangana Ranaut is not the one to go down without a fight and that is evident now. Kangana has been on an attack mode since a while now and has called Alia’s performance mediocre in Gully Boy recently. Later, her sister Rangoli Chandel tweeted and called out Alia and her mother Soni Razdan for having British passports as they cannot exercise right to vote back at home. After this, Soni retaliated and tweeted that Mahesh Bhatt has in fact given a break to Kangana and despite this she has been attacking his daughter over and over again. Soni even called Kangana out for hate mongering and claimed she had an agenda behind all this. A few Twitter users pointed out that Kangana ‘is at her old tricks again’ and was using sister Rangoli’s account for the Bhatts out. Rangoli reacted to this in a barrage of tweets directed directly at Soni Razdan and Randeep Hooda who supported Alia and criticized Kangana. Rangoli wrote, “Dear Soni ji, Mahesh Bhatt never gave her a break, Anurag Basu did, Mahesh..
                 

Randeep Hooda is all praises for Alia Bhatt as he takes a JIBE at Kangana Ranaut

8 days ago  
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Randeep Hooda has never been the one to hold back from speaking his mind. He has always made sure he gets his point across without sugar coating it. He has worked with Alia Bhatt in Highway and that movie did wonders at the box office and was appreciated by the audiences as well. Randeep and Alia have maintained their friendship even after the movie. With Kangana Ranaut constantly slamming Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda decided to show whose side he is on. Kangana Ranaut has been slamming Alia for quite some time and this time, she ended up calling Alia and her mother Soni Razdan as non-Indians because they hold British passports. Alia Bhatt has never responded to her allegations earlier and even now, she has chosen to stay silent but not her friend Randeep. Randeep did not shy away from calling out on the very occasional actors who are trying to bring her down. Randeep took to Twitter to call Kangana Ranaut out. He tweeted, “Dearest @aliaa08 I’m so glad you are not letting the opinions of..
                 

Shah Rukh Khan breaks the record by being the ONLY actor to have been awarded 3 doctorates

8 days ago  
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One of the wisest and the most knowledgable actor in Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan is the only actor in Bollywood to receive three international doctorates from three universities. Shah Rukh Khan believes that charity should be done with silence and dignity, the actor also feels privileged to use his status as a public responsibility and has bagged another Doctorate degree in Philanthropy from the university of Law, London in April 5, 2019. After receiving two honours for doctorate in Arts and Culture and degree of Doctor Honoris Causa respectively, the superstar has earned a doctorate degree in Philanthropy. Shah Rukh Khan who is the first foreign actor to be conferred the Malaysian title of Datuk - akin to a British knighthood - in 2008, received his first honorary doctorate in Arts and Culture from the university of Bedfordshire, UK in July 10, 2009. In 2015, the Superstar earned a degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Edinburgh, and as he held the mike to convey his th..
                 

How Farhad Samji landed Housefull 4 after Sajid Khan’s exit

9 days ago  
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Farhad Samji will now be directing Housefull 4 after Sajid Khan was asked to quit overnight due to the #MeToo allegations put on him. The producer Sajid Nadiadwala has been Farhad Samji’s friend for a long time and since Farhad had directed Housefull 3, Nadiadwala thought it is best to let him helm the fourth instalment of the franchise. In an exclusive conversation with Bollywood Hungama, Farhad was asked about his views on bagging the film, and his reply with restore your faith in fate. He recalled, “It was the night of November 11, I was watching TV and Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s song, ‘Bhar Do Jholi’ was playing when my phone rang and it was Sajid Nadiadwala’s call. I went to meet him the next day and bagged Housefull 4. Actually I was writing Housefull 4 and I had directed Housefull 3 and I was looking over its screenplay and writing. So, somewhere down the line I was creatively involved in this. So when the scene erupted, when they took the decision of letting me take the..
                 

Ishaan Khatter pays fine for parking his bike in no parking zone

9 days ago  
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It is known that the Dhadak actor Ishaan Khatter is passionate about bikes. The actor is often is seen travelling at several places on his motorcycle. However, Ishaan Khatter ran into trouble for parking his bike in no parking zone. As per reports, Ishaan Khatter arrived at a restaurant in Bandra, Mumbai recently. His bike was parked in the no parking zone, so it was being towed. Seeing that his bike was been taken, the actor came out of the restaurant quickly. He requested the cops to release the bike. The actor was then asked to pay a fine of Rs 500 before his bike was released. A video of the incident had gone viral. Ishaan Khatter, on the work front, made his debut last year with Majid Majidi'sBeyond The Clouds. He starred in Dhadak with Janhvi Kapoor. ALSO READ: Ishaan Khatter to feature in this Sanjay Leela Bhansali film?..
                 

Did Priyanka Chopra help reunite the Jonas Brothers?

9 days ago  
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While Yoko Ono’s relationship with the legendary John Lennon is said to have been one of the primary reasons why the band Beatles broke up, Priyanka Chopra who is now married to Nick Jonas is being credited with bringing her husband back together with his two brothers. Their band known as the Jonas Brothers comprising the brothers Kevin, Joe and Nick, split up in 2013 after 8 years of being together. But now barely months after Nick’s marriage to Priyanka Chopra, the Band has regrouped to formally release a new album on March 1. While the Jonas family rejoices it is being said that the new member of family, Priyanka, played a big hand in bringing the brothers together. “Priyanka encouraged her husband Nick to re-open dialogue on their association as a band. Since it was Nick who is said to have broken the band, Priyanka personally played the doting sister-in-law to Kevin and Joe and coaxed them to sit with her husband for conversations on re-grouping. If it wasn’t for Priyanka, the Jo..
                 

Me Too - Priyanka Chopra REVEALS that she is not ashamed of admitting that she faced sexual harassment

9 days ago  
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Priyanka Chopra, who has always spoken up against discrimination, recently attended the women summit where she spoke about the ongoing uproar related to Me Too. Discussing sexual harassment cases, the actress spoke about her own experience of facing sexual harassment adding that she is not ashamed of admitting it during the recent event. Priyanka Chopra, who has been shuttling between India and U.S. attended the 10th Annual Women Summit in New York. The actress discussed on a wide range of topics but considering that she has been associated with women empowerment in the past as the UN ambassador, Me Too movement was one of the most discussed topics during the summit. We all know that the movement received a new momentum last year when Tanushree Dutta accused Nana Patekar of sexual harassment last year. Now speaking on the same, Priyanka reportedly stated that it was once considered as a norm. However, adding to the same, the actress also mentioned that now that women are supporting ea..
                 

Salman Khan - Katrina Kaif starrer Bharat trailer to release on April 24

9 days ago  
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Salman Khan is gearing up for his yet another Eid release, Bharat in June. The film reunites him with Katrina Kaif and it is currently under post production. It will mark the return of Ali Abbas Zafar and Salman after blockbuster films, Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai. As the teasers have intrigued the fans, fans are eagerly waiting to catch a glimpse of the film. And we finally know when the trailer will be out. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Bharat’s trailer will be out in April 2019. As the film is currently three months away from its release, the makers want to give a glimpse of the film way ahead of the release. This will be exciting for the fans who are excited to see Salman Khan sporting different looks which they got to see in the teaser. Interestingly, in April, Salman Khan will begin shooting for Dabangg 3. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Bharat’s trailer will be out on April 24, 2019. As the film is currently one and half month away from its release, the makers want t..
                 

SCOOP: Rajkummar Rao roped in for Dharma Productions’ next multistarrer

11 days ago  
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REVEALED: Pankaj Tripathi to play an important role in Irrfan Khan’s Angrezi Medium (ALL deets out)

11 days ago  
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Irrfan Khan’s Angrezi Medium has gone on floors in Udaipur and fans can't help but get all EXCITED for this movie. First of all, this marks a comeback for Irrfan who was out of country, battling a serious illness and secondly, the film is a sequel to the super hit Hindi Medium which smashed all records owing to its great content. Now there is one more reason to get all excited about this project. Pankaj Tripathi has joined the film and guess what, he has even revealed his character details! The movie will have the super talented actor playing a wheeler-dealer who helps his daughter Pia, played by Radhika Madan, to go abroad. By the looks of it, it sounds like a super interesting role where Tripathi’s character will have a key role in taking the story forward. He told the media that it is his love and respect for Irrfan and his friendship with Dinesh Vijan that made him say yes to this project. “It is my love and respect for Irrfan and my friendship with Dinoo [Dinesh Vijan] that made ..
                 

“I lost my drive for two months!” - Nora Fatehi FINALLY opens up about her abrupt break up Angad Bedi

11 days ago  
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Nora Fatehi, who created waves with her chartbuster ‘Dilbar’ in Satyameva Jayate last year, has opened up about her abrupt break up with Angad Bedi who married Neha Dhupia last year. The actress was in a relationship with the Tiger Zinda Hai actor for a while and was often seen with him at several functions and parties. But, the news came as a shock to the actress as well. On the talk show By Invite Only, Nora Fatehi revealed how she had lost the drive for two months but the experience really transformed her. “All girls go through at least once in their life! For me, it was little bit difficult because it was an unexpected experience and I was broken by it. I lost my drive for 2 months! However, I must say that experience really just transformed me. In between, I had lost hope for a bit in terms of perusing my career but when that breakup happened I got that fire again and I was like let’s go!” She added, “I am passionate again, I want to work, I want to make my mark, I want to prove ..
                 

Student Of The Year 2: Karan Johar reveals about recreating 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and Will Smith's cameo

11 days ago  
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Student Of The Year 2 starring Tiger Shroff, Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria is set for May release. The trailer of the film was unveiled on Friday in presence of the stars, director Punit Malhotra and producer Karan Johar. In the trailer, one noticed that there's a recreation of the iconic song 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.’ At the trailer launch, when asked about the remake, Karan Johar said that he had always wanted to keep a retro song in the film. "It was always my thing that we wanted one song in the movie to be retro. In SOTY, we had ‘Disco Deewane’ which was a popular 80s song and here we have ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' which is one of my favourite songs,” he said. In the episode of Bucket List, Hollywood superstar Will Smith was seen meeting Karan Johar and even visited the sets of SOTY 2 to learn the Bollywood dancing. He spent time with Tiger, Ananya and Tara. When asked whether Will has a cameo in the film or not, Karan said, “Will Smith was here to shoot for his bucket list pro..
                 

Suriya and Mohanlal starrer Kaappaan makers are all set to do something special for Tamil New Year and here are the deets!

12 days ago  
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Mohanlal and Suriya are coming together for the forthcoming political thriller Kaappaan and the obvious casting has generated ample curiousity amongst fans. If that wasn’t all, Mohanlal is riding high on the success of his recent release Lucifer and fans cannot wait to see the Mollywood superstar in this new role. Now that the two South stars are coming together, there is yet another special announcement for the fans which will make their New Year special. On the occasion of Tamil New Year, the makers of the Suriya, Mohanlal starrer Kaappaan have decided to give a special treat for their fans. Reports have it that they will be sharing a video of sorts that will give a glimpse of the film. They took to Twitter to share an announcement wherein although they haven’t divulged any details, they have asserted fans that something interesting is coming up amidst the New Year celebrations.  The director of the film, K V Anand tweeted about the Tamil New Year special: What's coming out of #Kaa..
                 

Madhuri Dixit to kick off an English pop album

12 days ago  
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While Priyanka Chopra released her album In My City and even collaborated with top pop stars like Pitbull, it seems that Madhuri Dixit too is keen on testing international waters. But unlike her acting career in Bollywood, the actress wants to tap into American music scenes with her new venture. Reports have it that the Kalank actress wishes to make an English pop album and is currently prepping for it. While Madhuri Dixit has made her singing debut of sorts in Bollywood with Gulaab Gang, we hear that the actress wants to take her love for music a step ahead. The actress reportedly has started working towards her English album which is expected to be launched by the end of this year. If recent reports are to be believed, Madhuri will be lending her voice to a mix of songs that will be inspired by the pop culture. Interestingly, when it comes to Indian cinema, Madhuri has explored many other aspects of films and also being behind the camera. While she has ventured into regional cinema ..
                 

Saiyami Kher roped in for Amazon Prime Video’s Abhishek Bachchan and Amit Sadh starrer Breathe Season 2

12 days ago  
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Saiyami Kher joins Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh and Nithya Menen for the thrilling new season of Breathe. Post announcing Abhishek Bachchan and Nithya Menen’s digital screen debut with the second season of Prime Original Series Breathe, Amazon Prime Video today confirmed that Saiyami Kher will play a key role in the thrilling second season. Leading actor, Amit Sadh, resumes his award-winning role as Inspector Kabir Sawant in the series. Mayank Sharma returns to the director’s chair, after co-writing the second season with Bhavani Iyer, Vikram Tuli and Arshad Syed. Mayank Sharma, Director, Breathe, said, “After a gripping first season of Breathe, we aim to go beyond and push our own boundaries to deliver a gripping new season. While we believe in the new storyline and direction, we are making sure that each character is represented by the best talent and we are happy to have found Saiyami Kher for a unique and challenging role in Breathe, Season Two.” Saiyami Kher said, “The first seas..
                 

Housefull 4: Akshay Kumar to play a 16th century KING, ALL plot details revealed

12 days ago  
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Akshay Kumar who recently wrapped up the Raj Mehta directorial Good News is geared up to release the fourth installment of the comic caper Housefull in Diwali. The movie was mired in a lot of controversies as the director Sajid Khan was named in the Me Too controversy along with actor Nana Patekar. Farhad Samji took over as the director and now, the producer Sajid Nadiadwala along with Samji are set to complete the movie as soon as possible. While the fans are waiting to catch this comedy, there are some important PLOT DETAILS revealed from the film. According to reports, Housefull 4 has incorporated a hilarious spin on reincarnation. The first half is set in the 16th century. In this sequence, Akshay will showcase different looks as the King of that era. His co star Bobby Deol will be a courtier and will have long hair. The portion has been shot in Rajasthan and also in Film City where massive sets were erected. The makers have also creatively included Chunkey Pandey’s character Aakh..
                 

CONFIRMED: Saif Ali Khan’s Bhoot Police to go on floors in August

13 days ago  
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Conmen, superstitions and ghost hunting! Get ready for Bhoot Police. A horror comedy in 3D. With Bhoot Police, Fox Star Studios envisions to create an immersive world of entertainment and thrill in 3D. Teaming up for the first time on the big screen, Saif Ali Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh & Ali Fazal form the lead cast of Bhoot Police. The film will be helmed by Pavan Kirpalani, known for directing thrillers like Phobia and Ragini MMS in the past. Pavan Kirpalani, Director of Bhoot Police, said, “This is a story I've been living with for a very long time. Couldn't have found better collaborators than Saif, Ali, Fatima and most importantly Fox Star to bring this to life. This is going to be a fun, spooky ride!” Rucha Pathak, Chief Creative Officer, Fox Star Studios, commented on the big announcement “We are excited to delve into a new world of technology and story-telling with Bhoot Police. We are looking forward to this collaboration with Pavan and the brilliant star cast and having a ..
                 

Namas-K brings K-pop group IN2IT to India

13 days ago  
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The Korean wave has finally reached the shores of India and it is creating a sensation that is giving India’s entertainment industry awakening to the broader spectrum of music and dramas attracting early-adopter, social media-savvy millennials. Korean culture has already garnered a fandom of over 60,000 registered fans according to the Korean Culture Centre in Delhi and a potential audience of over 12 million youth but this uber-organized fandom is already alive and well in WhatsApp chat rooms, on Instagram and on Twitter. It’s not just the millennials who seem hooked on the cutting-edge colorful music videos. Early this year, Indian fans urged film director Karan Johar to seek out K-Pop group EXO’s Kai at a Gucci show in Paris. Although neither stars knew each other, the selfie instantly blew up on Instagram and Twitter across India. Other Bollywood actors (and their children) are also reportedly piqued by South Korea’s music groups with their stunning choreography and dynamic dancea..
                 

Mardaani 2 plot leaked: Rani Mukerji's nemesis is a 21 yr old ruthless villain

13 days ago  
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Rani Mukerji is in the middle of an intense shooting schedule of her much anticipated next, Mardaani 2. The hugely acclaimed actress has hit the streets of the city at night and by the look of it, her character seems to be conducting a gripping investigation. The project itself has been generating tremendous buzz right since its announcement and every picture is adding to the curiosity of Mardaani 2. Rani had delivered an outstanding performance in the superhit prequel, Mardaani, in which she took on the kingpin of a child trafficking racket. The sequel will reprise the role of Shivani Shivaji Roy who is now a Superintendent of Police. Shivani will be locked in a vicious battle with a 21-year old merciless villain who knows no mercy. Produced by Aditya Chopra, this will be Rani’s next release after the blockbuster Hichki. Mardaani 2 marks the directorial debut of Gopi Puthran, writer of the first Mardaani film. Also Read: FIRST LOOK: Rani Mukerji begins shooting for Mardaani 2!..
                 

Alia Bhatt’s Osho movie plans shelved because of Priyanka Chopra’s Ma Sheela project?

13 days ago  
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There was a strong rumour last year that Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt were approached by Shakun Batra for the Osho biopic. It was touted that while Aamir was supposed to play the spiritual guru, Alia was keen on playing his controversial muse, Ma Anand Sheela. While the movie was supposed to be helmed by Shakun Batra, there was no news about the same. Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra announced her new project based on Ma Anand Sheela’s book Don’t Kill Him. PC and Barry Levingson have collaborated for this project and Priyanka has not been able to stop talking about it. Meanwhile, back home Alia has been flooded with films but has expressed her desire to work on the interesting subject of Osho and the Rajneeshees. During Kalank promotions she was posed with this question and she confirmed being approached for the film by Shakun Batra. Alia said that nothing was confirmed as of now and that the project is at a very nascent stage and she does not know if it is happening or not, but if it is then ..
                 

Parineeti Chopra to play Emily Blunt’s character in The Girl On The Train remake (all deets inside)

22 hours ago  
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Parineeti Chopra is sure all set to come back in the game, in a big way! After replacing Shraddha Kapoor in the Saina Nehwal biopic, she is set to play Emily Blunt’s character in the Hindi remake of The Girl On The Train! Reliance Entertainment is set to back this project based on a super hit book by Paula Hawkins. The movie will be directed by Ribhu Dasgupta and has all the elements of intrigue, drama to keep you on the edge of your seat. Pari will be playing a divorcee addicted to alcohol, who investigates a crime scene. It sure is a challenging role for her and a departure from her usual bubbly self. The film is based on Paula Hawkins' 2015 runaway bestseller, The Girl On The Train. The book was also adapted into a Hollywood film by Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Pictures and received a warm reception at the US box office. Emily Blunt received a nomination for her performance at the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as a nomination for BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leadin..
                 

CONFIRMED: Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan to star in David Dhawan & Vashu Bhagnani's COOLIE NO 1

22 hours ago  
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It's official. Varun Dhawan is coming together with his father David Dhawan for another comedy caper, Coolie No 1. The film stars Sara Ali Khan in the leading role. The announcement was made on the occasion of Varun's 31st birthday today. After 25 years, David Dhawan and producer Vashu Bhagnani are coming together to adapt the classic comedy, Coolie No 1. Not only that, the film will go on floors in August 2019. This will be the third collaboration between the Dhawan father - son duo after successes of Main Tera Hero and Judwaa 2. Coolie No 1, directed by David Dhawan, originally starred Govinda, Karisma Kapoor and Kader Khan. The film featured some of the iconic songs including ‘Husn Hai Suhana’ and ‘Main Toh Raste Se Ja Raha Tha’ which will be recreated in Varun Dhawan starrer. ALSO READ: Coolie No 1: Varun Dhawan reveals the David Dhawan directorial starring Sara Ali Khan is not a REMAKE..
                 

Thala Ajith in trouble! The South superstar gets reprimanded for breaking the queue

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With election season kicking off in different parts of India, the Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Elections were held recently. Amidst the many citizens who have been standing in the voting line, Thala Ajith too came in to submit his vote along with his actress-wife Shalini. But what the actor didn’t expect was the way he would be reprimanded for breaking the line. In a video that has taken social media by a storm, Thala Ajith is seen breaking the queue during the voting session. This didn’t go down well with a few others who were waiting in line for the same. One of the ladies present there, reprimanded the South superstar and was seen shouting at him in the said video. On the other hand, trollers on these platforms are also calling out the actor for doing the same. Here’s a glimpse of the video: Clear Video.. Lady Clearly Scolding #Ajith!! ???? Incident of History. Entertainment arrived. Ajith tries for publicity which turns opposite towards himself, that purple shirt lady might had a enormou..
                 

Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel BLASTS Alia Bhatt again, says she pleads for roles with help of Karan Johar

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It seems like the controversy between Kangana Ranaut and Alia Bhatt won't end anytime soon. The Manikarnika actress had called Alia's Gully Boy performance ‘mediocre’. After that, Kangana’s sister Rangoli Chandel, on Twitter, blasted Alia and Soni Razdan while hinting at their British citizenship and called them ‘non-Indians’. She even said that Mahesh Bhatt had thrown his shoe at Kangana during her early days in the industry. While Alia has chosen to silent on the whole controversy, recently at the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards, the actress said that she would choose to stay silent. She said, “Agar mai aisi hu, then my family is 10 times more mature and stronger than I am. Mujhe isme padna hi nahi hai. I just want to be happy, positive, work hard, be a better version of myself every day. Log kya kahe, log kya na kahe, I should not pay attention to it. And everybody has a right to say what they want to say. Mai bas chup rahugi, that’s my thing.” Rangoli Chandel, Kangana's sister, has once b..
                 

Did Akshay Kumar kick off the shoot of Kanchana remake with this song?

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Just a day ago, a rather ambiguous tweet posted by Akshay Kumar sent fans into tizzy as there were many speculative theories doing the rounds; so much so that some fans speculated that he may be contesting elections 2019. While the actor put the latter rumours to rest by asserting that it is not the case, another set of media reports claim that the cryptic tweet may be linked to Kanchana remake. These reports state that Akshay Kumar has already started shooting for the same, tentatively titled Laxmi, and he has kicked off its first schedule with a song. We had announced in earlier reports that Akshay Kumar will indeed be a part of the film which is inspired by the Raghava Lawrence Tamil Horror film franchise of Muni and Kanchana. While we had expected about the film going on floor later this summer, reports suggest that the actor has already dived into this project. And they are to be believed the actor has kicked off this schedule with the filming of the song ‘Bismillah’. As per thes..
                 

Salman Khan Vs Ranbir Kapoor: Brahmastra makers to push the release to avoid clash with Dabangg 3?

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Salman Khan is in the news again, after his Bharat trailer was released yesterday. He is on a start to finish schedule of Dabangg 3 currently because the makers want to complete the movie in a stipulated time and release it during Christmas this year itself. Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, on the other hand, have been shooting for Brahmastra for over a year now and the makers had originally locked  Christmas 2019 as their original date. There have been rumours that Ranbir and Salman will clash at the box office but looks like, this situation will not arise in the first place because the Brahmastra shooting is still not completed. Ayan Mukerji pitched the movie as a supernatural love story and therefore it is a given that the movie is heavy on VFX, they will take time to finish post-production. The Brahmastra shoot is likely to be completed in October which gives no time for the makers to finish the film and release date in December. Also, buzz is that Karan Johar does not want to take a..
                 

Shah Rukh Khan makes a video to encourage voting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s behest

2 days ago  
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Shah Rukh Khan recently put out a video which features himself to promote voting. Lok Sabha General Elections are around the corner in Mumbai and they have already started across India. In a bid to promote voting and to create political awareness amongst people, SRK has taken an initiative for his fans. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had nominated Khan amongst other A listers to do the same. SRK took to social media to release this video and also apologised to PM Modi for doing it so late. He wrote, “PM sahib @narendramodi ne creativity ki liye bola tha. Main thoda late ho gaya video banane mein...aap mat hona Vote karne mein!!! ‘Voting is not only our Right, it is our Power.’  Please Use It. Thank u to @tanishkbagchi @abbyviral @parakramsinghr.”   View this post on Instagram   PM sahib @narendramodi ne creativity ki liye bola tha. Main thoda late ho gaya video banane mein...aap mat hona Vote karne mein!!! ‘Voting is not only our Right, it is our ..
                 

Priyanka Chopra to shoot in Rajasthan and Delhi for Mindy Kaling’s wedding film?

2 days ago  
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Priyanka Chopra is all set to collaborate with The Office star Mindy Kaling for a wedding film. The project is developed under Universal Pictures along Dan Groor. As this would be the first time Mindy and Priyanka will be coming together for an interesting project focused on desi wedding. Now, we hear that the film will be shot in India. As per reports, the film focuses on Indian wedding so the makers are thinking of locking unexplored locations in Rajasthan and Delhi as the two places beautiful capture the essence of India. It seems like a lavish villa in Ranthambore as caught everyone's attention. As of now, the makers are working on the screenplay which will be locked in my August. Post that, they will fly down to North India to do the recce. Mindy Kaling will be writing the screenplay with Dan Goor. She is also set to star alongside Priyanka Chopra and might even direct. The project will be produced under the banners Kaling International, Priyanka Chopra’s Purple Pebble Pictures, ..
                 

Coolie No 1: Varun Dhawan reveals the David Dhawan directorial starring Sara Ali Khan is not a REMAKE

2 days ago  
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Varun Dhawan has seen a bump in the road with the criticism towards his latest release, Kalank. As the film released on April 17, it received applause for the performances but was criticized for the story. But, the actor has several projects in the pipeline so it seems he is ready to move ahead. One of the films is David Dhawan directorial Coolie No 1 starring him opposite Sara Ali Khan. While there are speculations that the film will be a remake, Varun has addressed the rumours stating that the film will undergo a lot of changes. Speaking about the film, Varun Dhawan recently said that Coolie No 1 is an adaptation but the screenplay will be same. They will be making a lot of changes and it will be different from the original. Coolie No 1, directed by David Dhawan, originally starred Govinda, Karisma Kapoor and Kader Khan. The film featured some of the iconic songs including 'Husn Hai Suhana' and 'Main Toh Raste Se Ja Raha Tha' which will be recreated in Varun Dhawan starrer. Varun Dh..
                 

Mental Hai Kya row: Kangana Ranaut’s sister drags Hrithik Roshan, Karan Johar into the controversy; takes digs at Deepika Padukone

2 days ago  
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Kangana Ranaut is controversy’s favourite child and when she is not making explosive statements herself, her movies get mired in some or the other issue. Recently, a poster of her upcoming movie Mental Hai Kya came out and it disturbed a few sections of society. Organizations safeguarding the interests of mental health patients wrote to CBFC to urge makers to change the title of the movie as it reaffirmed the stereotypes associated with mental illnesses. These organizations included Indian Psychiatric Society and the Indian Medical Association, along with Deepika Padukone’s The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLL Foundation). In series of tweets, the foundation condemned the choice of title along with the depiction of the leads on the poster. In a formal statement, the organization tweeted, “It is time we put an end to the use of words, imagery and/or the portrayal of persons with mental illness in a way that reinforces stereotypes. Many millions who suffer with mental illness in India a..
                 

Kanchana Remake: Akshay Kumar’s role CHANGED, read all details here

4 days ago  
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Akshay Kumar is all set to work on his next movie, Kanchana remake, and here is everything you need to know about the project. Kanchana is a hit franchise in south and now, the movie will be remade in Hindi with Akshay as the lead and Kiara Advani as the female lead. Akshay will play a brave man who is not afraid of ghosts but gets possessed by man. This is different than the original story where the lead is scared of any supernatural activity. It is touted that Kiara will have a meaty role. She will be instrumental in carrying the story forward as she will be involved in the exorcism of Akshay. It is reported that Akshay will be possessed by a ghost identifying himself as a transgender, Lakshmi.  Farhad Samji is working on the dialogues. Farhad Samji confirmed about this movie a while ago in an exclusive interview with Bollywood Hungama. He had said, “I am writing for Akshay Kumar – for Kanchana remake. The working title is Laxmi for now. The shoot is going to start in the next 10 da..
                 

Prakash Jha announces his next titled Pareeksha, to release in summer 2019

4 days ago  
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Prakash Jha, one of the most respected directors in the Hindi film industry today, announced his upcoming film Pareeksha with the first look. The film is in the post-production stage currently and the release date will be announced very soon. Says Prakash Jha, “Inspired from real incidents and real people, this was a story living and growing with me for some time. Really fortunate to have had the collaboration of right actors and the technicians to make this film Pareeksha. The shoot is complete, it is in post production and we plan to bring it to the audience later this summer!” Good Education is the greatest social leveller! Pareeksha will tell the story about Buchhi, the Rikshaw wala knew that. He loved taking children from affluent homes to the famous Private English School every morning, and dreamt if he could ever give his own child that opportunity! This dream sets him on a dangerous path. Will his actions shatter all that he holds dear? Pareeksha will star Adil Hussain, Priyan..
                 

Vicky Kaushal meets with an accident, gets 13 stitches on cheek

4 days ago  
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Varun Dhawan clears the air about Katrina Kaif’s exit from Street Dancer 3D

5 days ago  
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It is old news that Katrina Kaif was offered the lead role in Street Dancer 3D before Shraddha Kapoor replaced her. However, Katrina could not do the film due to the clash of dates. After the news got out, a lot of rumors surfaced regarding Katrina’s abrupt exit from this Remo D’Souza directorial. While Varun was promoting his latest release, Kalank, he revealed that Katrina’s exit was anything but abrupt. Varun Dhawan rubbished all the rumors nonchalantly and stood up for his friend, Katrina. She could not be a part of Street Dancer 3D as the shooting dates clashed with her upcoming film Bharat. Varun during one of the interviews revealed that Katrina was thoroughly professional about her exit from the film. While it would have been a wonderful opportunity, things did not work out in the end. She had even requested to postpone the dates by a few days. As much as they wanted to do it, they couldn’t since most of the preparations were already done and they had to stick to the schedule...
                 

Ajay Devgn and director Amit Sharma require a year to prep for sports biopic

5 days ago  
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After the grand success of Badhaai Ho, director Amit Sharma is all set to bring to the screen the fruits of his most ambitious dreams. Amit will now direct a biopic on football player and coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Often called the founding father of  Indian football, Rahim was a champion player but also a very influential coach. Amit says it’s a dream-come-true to direct a biopic on this unsung hero. “I always wanted to do a sports  film and a biopic. By choosing to do a film on Syed Abdul Rahim I’ll be able to fulfil both ambitions in  one project.” Ajay Devgn has been chosen to play the distinguished hero and much football practice is expected to be on the actor and director’s timetable in the coming months. Explains Amit, “I firmly believe you can’t be a swimmer unless you plunge into the water. If I am  making a film on football, I have to be  good at the game. I’ve begun practising my football on a very disciplined level.” Ajay Devgn, too, is expected to get his kicks  organized on..
                 

#MeToo: Ajay Devgn finally breaks his silence and explains why he worked with Alok Nath in De De Pyaar De

6 days ago  
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Over the past couple of days, Ajay Devgn who vehemently spoke out about the #MeToo movement drew flack for apparently working with Alok Nath who has been accused of sexual misconduct. Post his statement that he would not work with any person accused of sexual harassment, Devgn ended up at the receiving end for working with Alok Nath in the upcoming film De De Pyar De. Reacting to the individuals who termed him a hypocrite, Ajay Devgn released a statement explaining what actually happened. Read on to see what he had to say. “When the entire #MeToo Movement happened, I along with many of my film industry colleagues categorically expressed that I respect every single woman at the work place and I would not stand for any unfairness or atrocity against them. Nothing about my stand has changed. Coming to the question of having worked with Mr Alok Nath in my upcoming film De De Pyar De, here I must put certain things in perspective. This film was supposed to be an October 2018 release. The s..
                 

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar to be felicitated with Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award

6 days ago  
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Four times National award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar will be felicitated at the 31st Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award ceremony that is held on 24th April every year. Bhandarkar will be awarded the Vishesh Puraskar for his outstanding contribution to Hindi Cinema. Bhandarkar known for realistic cinema has directed several critically acclaimed and commercially successful films. He has been awarded with several national and international honours including Padma Shri by Government of India. Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Awards are given by Deenanath Smruti Pratishthan in memory of Late master Deenanath Mangeshkar. The earlier recipients of Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award include eminent personalities like Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Kajol,  Aamir Khan, South superstar late Sivaji Ganesan, Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Late vocalist Bhimsen Joshi, and singer Asha Bhosle, Kapil Dev, and other prominent celebrities. Also Read: Madhur Bhandarkar to..
                 

Alia Bhatt's mother Soni Razdan reacts to allegations made by Rangoli Chandel about Mahesh Bhatt throwing a chappal at Kangana Ranaut

6 days ago  
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After calling out Bollywood and Alia Bhatt for not speaking up about political issues, Kangana Ranaut yet again accused the actress of giving a mediocre performance in Gully Boy and later, her sister called out her for having a British citizenship. Followed by that, Soni Razdan reacted to being called out for being a foreigner with a non-Indian citizenship and spreading hatred, which further led to a Twitter war with Kangana’s sister Rangoli Chandel. When the latter during the Twitter war accused Mahesh Bhatt of throwing chappal towards Kangana Ranaut, here’s how Soni Razdan reacted to it. If recent reports are to be believed, Soni Razdan was asked about these allegations made by Rangoli Chandel on Twitter. To the same, she responded by maintaining that she would like to stay away from this madness. It seems that Soni too decided to take the high road like her daughter Alia Bhatt. For the uninitiated, Rangoli Chandel, in a series of tweets, had accused Mahesh Bhatt of throwing a chapp..
                 

Angrezi Medium: Irrfan Khan mobbed by fans on the sets, security tightened

6 days ago  
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The shoot of Angrezi Medium is currently on in Brahmapuri, Udaipur and everyone from the crew to the fans are very emotional that Irrfan Khan has finally returned to the movie sets after his prolonged illness. Irrfan was battling a serious disease, neuroendocrine tumour for over a year and he finally came back to the grind again! This is the reason why even on the sets, he is being mobbed by local residents and fans alike. The makers have beefed up the security and Irrfan is currently moving with a 18 person entourage. Even though masses are thronging the busy area of Brahmapuri, they are not causing trouble to the actor as they just want to extend their support. [caption id="attachment_971834" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Angrezi Medium: Irrfan Khan mobbed by fans on the sets, security tightened[/caption] Irrfan is currently shooting for a portion with Radhika Madan, his on screen daughter. After wrapping up this portion, they unit will move to United Kingdom to wrap up the rest o..
                 

Atlee’s directorial Thalapathy 63 starring Vijay is facing plagiarism charges

7 days ago  
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The forthcoming collaboration of Atlee and Vijay after Mersal has created much curiousity because of the different role that the actor will be seen playing. He will be essaying the character of a football coach of women’s team in this upcoming sports drama which is currently being called as Thalapathy 63. But even before they could complete the shoot of the film, the filmmaker and team is currently being accused of plagiarism charges. The untitled venture is currently being said to be a rip off of a short film as per recent reports. The Atlee – Vijay film Thalapathy 63 has ran into trouble because an aspiring director named Shiva. It seems that the latter has filed a complaint against the makers at the South Indian Film Writers’ Association wherein he has asserted that his short film is about Tamil Nadu Women’s Football Team. According to the said complaint, the short filmmaker has stated that he had approached many producers with the script and the same was leaked by one of them to A..
                 

Tanushree Dutta SLAMS Ajay Devgn for working with Alok Nath in De De Pyaar De

7 days ago  
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Ajay Devgn will be next seen in De De Pyaar De which will feature Alok Nath in a prominent role. The makers and the actor were criticized for keeping Alok Nath in the film amid the sexual harassment allegations against him. Tanushree Dutta has slammed Ajay and the makers for not editing out the veteran actor. "Tinsel town is full of liars, showoffs and spineless hypocrites. And it seems by a large public consensus that the signpost is pointing currently at Ajay Devgn," she said in a statement. Tanushree Dutta further slammed in an open letter how big heroes are complete zeroes. "During the #metoo movement in India, Ajay Devgn actor had tweeted and sworn never to work with those accused and now in a surprising and convenient turn of events is working with rape and harassment accused Alok Nath and supporting him make a comeback to Bollywood. Doesn't this prove yet again that your big Bollywood heroes are truly zeroes! Overrated actors and human beings who have created clout by clever PR..
                 

Bharat: Salman Khan introduces his LADY LOVE & PASSION Katrina Kaif; also reveals his miner avatar

7 days ago  
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Salman Khan is all set and raring to go with his next release, Bharat. He has been releasing posters of the movie back to back since this week. Today, we have a sneak peek into one more avatar of his look and well, we sure are impressed with what we see! In the new poster, Salman introduces his lady love and JUNOON (passion) Katrina Kaif with an intriguing line. He tweets, “Aur phir humare zindagi mein aayi 'Madam Sir' #KatrinaKaif #BharatKaJunoon.” Dressed in a crisp white shirt and a formal trouser, Katrina looks HOT AF. Her big blow out curly hair is the highlight of her look and we would be interested to see what role she plays in the movie. It is clear that she might be a superior to Salman in the movie. If one looks clearly, one will see a map of Kuwait against the backdrop of Salman’s poster. He is dressed a miner in the poster and the year is 1970. Bharat trailer is supposed to hit the screens by April 24 and till then, the makers are teasing us with different looks from the m..
                 

BREAKING! Emraan Hashmi to star in Hindi remake of Malayalam supernatural thriller Ezra

7 days ago  
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You read that right! Emraan Hashmi is returning to the horror genre after starring in Raaz franchise. The actor, who was last seen in Why Cheat India, is all set to star in the Hindi remake of a Malayalam supernatural thriller, Ezra.  Emraan Hashmi has always proven his mettle as an actor and is known for choosing interesting films. The actor has recently been roped for Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak's Hindi remake of Prithviraj starrer horror film Ezra being produced by Panorama Studios. This is the second time Panorama Studios is remaking a Malayalam film, the first being Drishyam. Ezra is being directed by Jay Krishnan who has directed the original Malayalam film as well. The film will be shot in Mumbai and Mauritius. The casting of the female lead is underway. An elated Emraan says, "Horror is a genre with immense potential, a well-made horror film will always draw audiences in huge numbers to cinema halls. With Ezra, we hope to push the boundaries further and give the au..
                 

Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel lashes out at Randeep Hooda for coming out in support of Alia Bhatt

7 days ago  
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Just a day ago, Randeep Hooda came out in support of his Highway co-star Alia Bhatt after the latter took the high road in giving a response to Kangana Ranaut. While the latter accused her of giving a mediocre performance in Gully Boy, Alia Bhatt maintained her cool by responding that she would work harder. While Randeep appreciated Alia for maintaining her dignity, Rangoli Chandel has slammed the Jism 2 actor for supporting Bhatt. For the uninitiated, in an earlier post, shared by Randeep Hooda on Twitter, he hadn’t mentioned any name but his tweet was a clearly indication towards Kangana Ranaut. He wrote, “Dearest @aliaa08 I’m so glad you are not letting the opinions of very occasional actors and chronic victims affect you and your work .. kudos to you for your continued efforts to outdo yourself.” Followed by this, Rangoli Chandel responded on the same platform soon after the post was shared where she slammed the actor for supporting Alia. She said, “Alia baby ko bachane ko nepotis..
                 

PM Narendra Modi biopic trailer, dialogue promos DISAPPEAR from the internet, films’ digital partners to back out

7 days ago  
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PM Narendra Modi biopic has been in trouble since quite some time now. Election Commission recently banned the release of the film till the Lok Sabha General Elections get over. Post that, Supreme Court ordered the EC to review their judgement on the stay and asked the board to watch the movie in its entirety to pass any further judgement. Following this, trailer and dialogue promos of the film have disappeared from the internet causing the makers to get distraught. The producer Ssandip Singh claimed that this is causing additional stress to his team and that they will approach the court again with this matter. He also said his digital partners are ready to back out because of trouble spewing from all quarters. He appealed to Congress, MNS, and other opposition parties to see the movie once and then decide whether it is a propaganda film for the BJP. He even stated that the film has NOT been funded by the ruling party to garner extra votes. The movie which was supposed to be released ..
                 

Madhuri Dixit will not be a part of the Tahira Kashyap directorial, Sharma Ji Ki Beti

8 days ago  
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About three months ago we had reported that Tahira Kashyap will be making her directorial debut in Bollywood with Sharma Ji Ki Beti. The film was also expected to feature Madhuri Dixit, who will next be seen in Kalank, and Saiyami Kher. However, recent reports suggest that there have been changes and that Madhuri will not be a part of the film. Current reports assert that when Tahira Kashyap and her team had approached Madhuri Dixit for the role which was supposedly that of a mother, the actress had expressed keenness in doing so. While these reports had it that Madhuri had given a verbal nod for the film, it did state that she hadn’t signed on the dotted line. And now, it seems that the actress will not be a part of the film anymore. However, the reason for the same is yet to be known. On the other hand, Tahira Kashyap has maintained in latest reports that no one has been approached for the film. She also assured that they are still working on the creatives and after completing the s..
                 

Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel calls Alia Bhatt and Soni Razdan as 'Non - Indians' spreading HATRED

8 days ago  
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Once again, Alia Bhatt is seeing herself in the headlines. And this time the actress is getting slammed by Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel. Rangoli took to Twitter to slam Alia Bhatt and her mother Soni Razdan and hinted at their British citizenship. In a tweet, Rangoli shared an article about the citizenship and wrote, “These non-Indians who are living off this land, using and abusing its people and its resources, lying about intolerance and spreading hatred, time to think about their agenda and not to get carried away with their provocations." Both Alia Bhatt and Soni Razdan have British passports and can't vote in the elections. Alia even said recently she can't vote due to her passport.  After her tweet, some started trolling Soni Razdan and even told her to get lost. Soni Razdan gave a befitting reply to the troll and wrote, “Urging people to vote against hate has nothing to do with citizenship and everything to do with being a human being. We are all human beings first a..
                 

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas to have KIDS soon, to make a special appearance at MET Gala 2019

8 days ago  
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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are currently enjoying marital bliss! Priyanka recently appeared in the Jonas brothers’ music video, Sucker, and have been present to support her husband as he toured for concerts. They have been enjoying some down time with family and friends and are now geared up to make an appearance at the event of the year, The Met Gala! This event holds a special place in their hearts because here is when everything started for this couple. Nick revealed this was one of their first dates together and it holds an extremely special place in his heart. The couple is on the committee of the Met Gala. After making a joint appearance wearing Ralph Lauren couture at the do, these two connected with each other and things moved very rapidly from there on. They got hitched and married, and now as we hear they are also planning a baby! Nick told media recently that PC and he want a family now and they have been thinking about it since a while now. He also said that they hope ..
                 

RRR actor Ram Charan to collaborate with Maharshi director Vamsi Paidipally?

9 days ago  
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While audiences and fanatics are eagerly awaiting announcements about RRR, here’s the lead actor of the film busy signing projects reportedly. We all know that the Junior NTR and Ram Charan starrer untitled film has generated ample curiosity. Add to that, the film is being directed by Bahubali director SS Rajamouli. If that wasn’t all, now, latest reports have it that Ram Charan will follow his mega-budget RRR with another interesting project and it will be with none other than Vamsi Paidpally who is busy with the Mahesh Babu starrer Maharshi currently. We all know that Ram Charan and Vamsi Paidipally earlier collaborated for Yevadu which turned out to be a big blockbuster. The duo is keen on repeating the magic on the big screen. However, as of now, the two of them are quite tight lipped about the ongoing speculative reports on their collaboration. Hence an official announcement and the details of the film are yet to be revealed. On the other hand, Vamsi Paidipally is eagerly waiting..
                 

Here’s what Vivek Oberoi wants to ask Salman Khan

9 days ago  
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Vivek Oberoi has been making headlines off late thanks to his film PM Narendra Modi landing in the eye of a storm. While the Election Commission firmly stated that the film will not be released due to the election season, Oberoi who has been leaving no stone unturned to promote the venture was recently in conversation with Bollywood Hungama. In the session during the rapid fire round Vivek Oberoi was asked which question he would ask certain people who had been administered the truth serum. In this segment is what his question for Salman Khan that caught our attention. When asked about which question he would ask Salman Khan, Vivek was quick to answer saying, “Do you (Salman Khan) truly believe in forgiveness?” Now, given the past shared between Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi, this question from the latter certainly holds not just a lot of meaning, but also comes along with myriad undertones and references to what transpired between them. But it wasn’t just Salman Khan that Oberoi would..
                 

Arjun Kapoor starrer India's Most Wanted teaser to be out on April 16, will be attached to Varun Dhawan's Kalank

9 days ago  
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Fox Star Studios and Raj Kumar Gupta will be coming up with an espionage thriller – India’s Most Wanted which is inspired from true events. Arjun Kapoor will be essaying the role of an intelligence officer for the very first time on celluloid. The film will unfold the story of the mission that captured India’s most wanted terrorist, without firing a single bullet. And the first poster of the film was unveiled on Monday morning. Arjun Kapoor is seen amid a crowd hunting for his suspect. The tagline on the poster reads, "Manhunt Begins." Arjun shared the poster and wrote, "I am proud to present to all of you #IndiasMostWanted, an unbelievable story inspired by true events. Teaser out tomorrow. @rajkumar_rkg @foxstarhindi @raapchik_films #IMW." Not just that, the teaser of the film will be unveiled on April 16. With that being said, the teaser will also be attached to Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt's multi-starrer Kalank which is set for April 17. The film is releasing in 3000 screens and t..
                 

Malaika Arora refutes speculation around her upcoming wedding with Arjun Kapoor

9 days ago  
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Arjun Kapoor has been rumoured to be in a relationship with Malaika Arora for a long time now. Though the duo has kept mum on their relationship but their outings in the past six months have added fuel to the fire. As the rumours around the marriage began earlier this year, it was reported that the two of them will tie the knot in a church ceremony on April 17 in Goa. But, Malaika Arora has shut down the rumours about her impending marriage. Malaika Arora recently said that there is no truth to the silly speculations surrounding her wedding. While the rumours refuse to die down, it is being said that the couple had reportedly asked their respective teams to be available between April 18 to April 22. The reason being their nuptials which might happen this week in Goa. Reportedly, their family and friends are also adjusting dates to attend the wedding. In the episode of Koffee With Karan, Malaika Arora was seen admitting that she likes Arjun Kapoor this way or that way. Karan often hint..
                 

Avengers: Endgame runtime is basically every fan's dream come true

11 days ago  
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Marvel fans are eagerly waiting to watch one of the highly anticipated films of 2019, Avengers: Endgame. The first teaser and trailers took the internet by storm. The action-packed trailers have left the fans wanting for more. To increase the excitement amongst, the runtime for the upcoming mega event film. Fans have been eager to catch a glimpse of the film. The promotional tour for Avengers: Endgame began in India with Joe Russo coming to India for the promotions. Now, it has been revealed that the runtime of the film will be three hours and one minute. While the film will be bonadife box office smash, the extended runtime only adds excitement. Avengers: Endgame will bring the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time to the big screen on April 26, 2019. The film stars Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Mackie, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Josh Bro..
                 

Exhibitors FUME as Kalank makers DEMAND ticket rates to be 10% more than Thugs Of Hindostan

11 days ago  
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After a sort of dry period in Bollywood, the upcoming week seems exciting. After all, the Hindi biggie Kalank is all set to release. Co-produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, it is a multi-starrer which has Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sonakshi Sinha as leads. It’s one of the major films to look forward to and releases on a Wednesday to capitalize on the partial holidays of Mahavir Jayanti on April 17 and Good Friday on April 19. And as it happens during the biggie season, the prices of the tickets will be increased for this biggie. The exhibitors were anyways ready for it but they got astonished when Dharma Productions along with Fox Star Studios demanded that the rates should be 10% more than that of Thugs Of Hindostan, the last biggie that had asked for skyhigh prices. Theatre owners feel a film like Kalank is not that huge in terms of buzz and shouldn’t be asking for such prices. Manoj Desai, executive director of G7 Multip..