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Here’s how John Abraham helped Anand Mahindra kick off the new range of Jawa bikes

14 hours ago  
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Well, we all associate John Abraham with bikes, courtesy the Dhoom series. After the popularity of the film, we have often seen the actor confess about his love for the beasts that he likes to take a spin in on the streets. And there have been reports floating about the actor going on midnight rides. But all that aside, it is also an undeniable fact that John’s love for automobiles has also made him quite knowledgeable in the field and now the CEO of Mahindra, Anand Mahindra thanked John for inspiring his new range. A day ago, Anand Mahindra along with Anupam Thareja and Boman Rustom Irani came together to revive and unveil the new range of Jawa bikes. During the launch event, Anand revealed about the story about how this idea came into being but we didn’t expect that it would have a Bollywood connection. No points for guessing that the connection was John Abraham indeed. As he started off with the tale of how Anupam had approached him with the idea of reviving Jawa bikes, was when An..
                 

Shah Rukh Khan says he let people down with Jab Harry Met Sejal

15 hours ago  
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Shah Rukh Khan may be King Khan but his box office records have not be good. In the past few years, SRK has been unable to create his magic at the box office. With Dilwale, Fan, and Jab Harry Met Sejal, the actor has had no luck when it came to numbers. Jab Harry Met Sejal, helmed by Imtiaz Ali and starring Anushka Sharma, was one of the biggest disasters of last year. Speaking about the same, Shah Rukh Khan recently opened up about the failure of his film. Shah Rukh Khan, spoke to a leading daily where he admitted that he has let people down with Jab Harry Met Sejal which was an utter flop. But, it wasn't his intention to let anyone down. He has liked the fact that it had no story but a ring brings two people together. It was sort of an organic, slice of life film that he liked. On the work front, Shah Rukh Khan will be next seen in Zero which is being helmed by Aanand L Rai. Zero is a story that celebrates life, the first look of the film featured Shah Rukh Khan as the adorable vert..
                 

Here's everything you need to know about Deepika Padukone - Ranveer Singh's lavish desi wedding in Italy

18 hours ago  
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The power couple, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, who has been in a relationship for almost six years have finally tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in Italy. The couple got married in Konkani rituals at 7 AM GMT amid their close family and friends on November 14. This was followed by another wedding on November 15 following the Sindhi traditional ceremony. As the fans around the world waited to catch a glimpse of the wedding, the couple shared their first pictures yesterday at 8pm which were breathtaking. For the Konkani wedding, as reported, the groom and bride's sides kept it white and gold theme style wedding. Deepika looked regal in a gold, ivory and saffron saree which was specially made for her wedding by ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The heavy statement necklace, mathapatti and traditional jewellery were absolutely breathtaking.  Ranveer was a dapper man who wore traditional white kurta and mundu (dhoti). The lavish Mangalorean food was served on banana leaves. Ev..
                 

Bollywood was MISSING from Ranveer Singh - Deepika Padukone wedding, here’s why

20 hours ago  
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While the exact guest list for the ‘Wedding Of The Year’ (with due apologies to Priyanka and Anushka) is unknown, it is very clear that hardly anyone from Bollywood actually made it to Lake Como. This was a decision taken by the couple, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in the final week before their marriage and in fact their close friends from the film fraternity advised them to exclusively invite their non-Bollywood relatives and friends. A source close to the development informs, “Ranveer and Deepika were keen to have a handful of close friends among the invitees at the wedding. Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar, Rohit Shetty and Sanjay Leela Bhansali were invited. But they suggested to the couple that it would be better if Bollywood was completely blocked from the wedding. Inviting a few from Bollywood would make the rest restless.” This explains the zero-presence of Bollywood at the Lake Como wedding. The handpicked guests were treated like royalty. Also Read: Breaking! Deepika Paduk..
                 

Soundarya Rajinikanth to remarry in January?

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After venturing into production and direction, Soundarya Rajinikanth has now decided to take a major step in her personal life. The filmmaker, who has been spending ample amount of time with her young son Ved, is apparently tying the knot with businessman-actor Vishagan Vanagamudi. The rumour has been doing the rounds for the past couple of days along with the buzz that the two are secretly engaged. However, there has been no confirmation from either of their sides. Soundarya Rajinikanth, who was previously married to Ashwin Kumar, got separated from her husband seven years after their marriage last year. After the same, now recent reports claim that Soundarya has decided to move on with Vishagan Vanagamudi and that the two are expected to tie the knot soon. Coming to Vishagan Vanagamudi, he is the son of businessman Sulur Vanangamudi. He was previously married to Kanikha Kumaran. Interestingly, yet another connection here is that Kanikha Kumaran is now married to Varun Manian. The la..
                 

Panipat: Shashi Kapoor’s son Kunal Kapoor to play this ROLE in the Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt starrer

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Of late, there have been quite a few additions in the star cast of the forthcoming magnum opus of Ashutosh Gowariker – Panipat. The film, as the name suggests, is based on the third battle of Panipat and will feature Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles. Now reports have it that Kunal Kapoor has joined the star cast and he will play the Subedar Nawab in the film. It has been confirmed that Shashi Kapoor’s son Kunal Kapoor will be returning to the big screen after four years with Panipat as the Subedar Nawab of Oudh, Shujuad-Daula. The film, that showcases one of the most destructive battles fought between the Marathas and the King of Afghanistan Ahmad Shah Abdali and his allies, will feature Kunal as one of the allies. Besides the Subedar Nawab of Oudh, Rohilla Afghans of the Doab are yet another group of Indians who pledge their support to Abdali. Speaking on the same, producer Sunita Gowariker spoke about why she decided to have Kunal Kapoor on board. She explaine..
                 

Jiah Khan Case – Dupatta and track pant worn by the actress on the day of her death goes MISSING

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Well, the sudden turn of events has taken a new route in the Jiah Khan case. Readers may recall that the Ghajini actress is said to have committed suicide at her residence five years ago. Mother Rabiya Khan continues her battle with the Indian legal system wherein she has been asserting that it wasn’t a suicide but a murder. The new twist in the case is that the dupatta and the track suit worn by Jiah Khan on the day of her death have now gone missing and the blame game continues. In recent reports, it seems that the Juhu police station, and the CBI have been caught in a quandary considering that the dupatta, which forms the crucial part of the investigation has gone missing. The said piece of cloth in question was actually the prime evidence which was used by Jiah for allegedly committing suicide. Judge Surekha Patil of the Sessions court seem to have summoned the CBI and the Juhu police officials to further investigate the case after she derided them for failing to submit the dupatt..
                 

Anand Kumar to make a biopic on footballer Bhaichung Bhutia

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Over the last few years, Hindi moviegoers have been treated to some impressive films, based on the lives of real-life sportspersons. From Mary Kom and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag to MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and more recently Soorma — the trend of sports-based biopics refuses to fade away. India’s ex-captain and football sensation Bhaichung Bhutia is the latest star to join the bandwagon of Indian sportspersons, whose life will be captured on the celluloid. Filmmaker Anand Kumar, known for directing films like Delhii Heights (2007) and Zila Ghaziabad (2013), has conceptualised the project which showcases the football ace’s life. He is currently in the process of finalising a director and lead actor for the film. The idea of making a film on football hit Anand during this year's football World Cup held in Russia. “During the World Cup, I noticed that there has been a change in the sporting passion in India because a large section of India’s youth is now inclined towards football. Young kids li..
                 

Is Sushant Singh Rajput’s Kizie Aur Manny likely to be shut down after harassment charges?

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Things don’t seem to be going well for Sushant Singh Rajput. After a number of delayed/ shelved projects he was finally working on the Hindi remake of the popular novel-film The Fault In Our Stars. The remake titled Kizie Aur Manny stands suspended for now. This comes after the film director Mukesh Chhabra has been accused by several women of sexual misconduct. Sources from the film’s producers Fox Star Studios say the troubled project is likely to be shelved. “Fox Star is an international production house. They have zero tolerance for harassment. Their headquarters in LA already suspended work on another Hindi film Housefull 4.”  However while House Full 4 will continue shooting after its harassment-accused director Sajid Khan and actor Nana Patekar were sacked, Kizie Aur Manny is likely to be shut down. “Firstly the shooting has just started and secondly it is the film’s hero and director who are in the line of fire. Replacing such main players would be impossible,” says the source...
                 

CONFIRMED: Rakul Preet Singh and Sidharth Malhotra come together again and it is for Milap Zaveri’s Marjaavaan

2 days ago  
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Rakul Preet Singh and Sidharth Malhotra were last seen in Aiyaary together and it seems that their chemistry in this not-so-successful film has caught the eye of another filmmaker. We are talking about Milap Zaveri who will now be directing a film titled Marjaavaan featuring Sidharth and his Ek Villain co-star Riteish Deshmukh. Recent addition to that star cast is Rakul Preet Singh who has joined them along with Tara Sutaria. For the uninitiated, Tara Sutaria will start work on this after she finishes her Bollywood debut Student Of The Year 2. Speaking on the same, Rakul Preet Singh confirmed it and also added that she recently had a discussion about the film with Milap Zaveri when they met whilst she was shooting De De Pyaar De with Ajay Devgn. Furthermore, elaborating on her role, Rakul Preet Singh explained about how she fell in love with this strong wiled woman who wears her heart on her sleeve. She asserted that Marjaavaan will portray her in a never-before-seen avatar and also a..
                 

Mission Mangal: Sanjay Kapoor to play the role of Vidya Balan’s husband in the Akshay Kumar starrer

2 days ago  
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Just a few days ago, we had reported that Akshay Kumar is gearing up to travel space and it is for Mission Mangal. The film will also feature many prominent Bollywood actresses like Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha and Vidya Balan. And now we hear that Sanjay Kapoor, who has exploring the TV, digital and big screen medium will be an important part of the film. If reports are to be believed, Sanjay Kapoor will be playing the life partner of Vidya Balan. The actor has been paired up with the Tumhari Sulu actress for the first time and is quite excited to share screen space with her. Confirming about playing her husband in the film, Sanjay stated that it is a funny coincidence that they both hail from Chembur [a popular locality in Mumbai] and have never shared screen space in the past. On the other hand, he also added that he will be sharing screen space with Akshay Kumar. Speaking about it, Kapoor mentioned that he has had a connection with Akki too since they both were in the same dance ..
                 

Ranveer Singh starrer Simmba faces trouble over infringement charges levelled by a beverage company

2 days ago  
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While Ranveer Singh is gearing up for the most special day of his life in Italy currently, trouble has been brewing up around the actor’s forthcoming film Simmba. The Rohit Shetty directorial has been facing legal charges levelled by a beverage company which is mainly known for its brand of beer. The company known as Sona Beverages which endorses products in the name of Simba has decided to file infringement suit against the makers of the Bollywood film Simmba. The case is being heard at the Delhi High Court where we now hear that Rohit Shetty has to file his response to the plea filed by Sona Bevarages Co. Ltd. Justice Pratibha M Singh heard the case recently and has reportedly decided to explore the possibility of an arrangement. As per the order that was passed on November 2, according to recent reports, if the production Rohit Shetty Picturez fails to respond to the notice, the matter will be further heard on December 4. Sona Beverages, in its notice, has allegedly mentioned that ..
                 

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan to be part of Kids Choice Awards 2018

2 days ago  
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Ever since Nickelodeon's award show, Kids Choice Awards, Gen- Y stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan have been a part of the show. As the actors are one of the beloved stars of this generation, she has a strong fan base amongst the kids and the youth. Alia Bhatt is set all to be part of the Kids Choice Awards 2018 for the third year in a row. While it is unclear whether she would be performing at the show, she would be definitely attending the event. Besides her, Varun Dhawan will be in attendance as well and also performing. On the work front, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan are reuniting in Dharma Productions' period drama Kalank. After Student Of The Year, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Badrinath Ki Dulhania, this is their fourth outing as a lead pair. The film, helmed by Abhishek Varman, also stars Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt, Kunal Kemmu and Madhuri Dixit. It is slated for April 2019 release. Also Read: CONFIRMED: Karan Johar pushes Ranbir Kapoor – Alia Bhatt starrer Br..
                 

Wagah Border to be recreated in Ludhiana for Salman Khan starrer Bharat

3 days ago  
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Salman Khan has a very jam-packed work schedule. The actor is shooting for Bigg Boss 12 and Bharat simultaneously. Salman, last weekend, left for Ludhiana to begin the next schedule of Ali Abbas Zafar directorial after wrapping the film in Mumbai. Now, it has been learnt that a huge Wagah Border set has been built for the film in Ludhiana. As per the story, it will be shown in different decades and the story will evolve accordingly. Due to security reasons, the film could not be shot at Wagah Border. So, the makers have recreated the set in Ludhiana to shoot some of the crucial scenes. The actor will be shooting in the beautiful city for the next couple of days along with Katrina Kaif. Salman Khan will be sporting five different looks in the film. Bharat revolves around the story of a son’s promise to his father during the 1947 India-Pakistan partition. With Salman and Katrina playing the lead roles in the movie, Bharat will also see an ensemble cast of actors like Tabu, Jackie Shroff..
                 

After Gold Vs Satyameva Jayate, Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal to clash with John Abraham's Batla House on Independence Day 2019

3 days ago  
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It was announced recently that Akshay Kumar will be collaborating once again with Pad Man director R Balki for Mission Mangal. The film is based on India’s 2013 space programme of Mangalyaan mission and will be co-produced by Fox Star Studios and Cape Of Good Films. It was already known that Vidya Balan will be leading lady alongside Akshay. Bollywood Hungama was the first to inform that Sharman Joshi and Nithya Menen were roped in for the film. Akshay recently announced the whole cast of the film which includes Kriti Kulhari, Taapsee Pannu and Sonakshi Sinha. Now, we know when the film will hit the big screen. After releasing Toilet - Ek Prem Katha and Gold on Independence Day, Akshay is planning for yet another release on the same day. Mission Mangal will hit the screens on Independence Day, August 15, 2019. As the other big-ticket release Brahmastra has now been pushed to Christmas 2019, Akshay's multi-starrer Mission Mangal will become one of the anticipated films of the year. Int..
                 

Bigg Boss 12: Karanvir Bohra's wife Teejay Sidhu accuses Salman Khan & makers for targeting him, TV actress Surbhi Chandna supports her

3 days ago  
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Karanvir Bohra is one of the key contestants in the glass walled house of Bigg Boss 12 this year and he is nominated this week for eviction along with six other inmates. While nominations and evictions are a part of the game, KV's wife Teejay Sidhu is majorly upset with the makers for making her husband an object of ridicule every single day, and especially during Salman Khan's Weekend Ka Vaar where he is a target. Teejay observed that the makers have been consistently making fun of Karanvir for no apparent reason and this has led to his morale going down. She wrote an open letter to the makers claiming that why is that during every Weekend Ka Vaar her husband has to suffer like this. She also pointed out that KV has always followed rules and never tried to leave the house. He also never insulted makers, like other contestants. Teejay has requested makers to look into this. She also pointed out the Rohit Suchanti episode where everyone made fun of him including KV but she added that h..
                 

Akshay Kumar REACTS on being summoned in Gurmeet Ram Rahim sacrilege case

3 days ago  
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Akshay Kumar has always portrayed son of soil, Punjabi characters on screen and has gained huge popularity over the same. He for long has been instrumental in protecting and upholding Punjabi culture through his movies and more. Therefore, it was shocking that he was questioned by the Punjab government over Gurmeet Ram Rahim Insaan sacrilege case of 2015. The Punjab government questioned Akshay over his alleged involvement in the same and the former released a statement denying it. He said that Ram Rahim has stayed in his locality but that's about it. He never met him personally ever and has always got to know about him through social media. Further, Akshay said that he would never do anything that would hurt the society at large which includes supporting anti social elements. Akshay Kumar wrote, “I shall never do anything that would even remotely hurt the sentiments of my Punjabi brothers and sisters, for whom I have utmost respect and love.” Incidentally, Akshay will be playing a Si..
                 

Kedarnath Trailer Launch: Sushant Singh Rajput REACTS on Mukesh Chhabra's suspension from Kizie Aur Manny

4 days ago  
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The #MeToo movement came in the film industry like a storm as it took down many big names. Mukesh Chhabra, casting director, is making his debut as a director in Kizie Aur Manny with Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi in the leading roles. The director has been accused of sexual harassment and had to step down as the production house began an investigation. Fox Star India suspended services of Mukesh Chhabra. In an official statement put out on their Twitter handle, Fox Star Studios stated, “As a responsible organization, Star India takes any allegation of sexual harassment of women at workplace very seriously hence Fox Star Studios has suspended the services of Mukesh Chhabra, director of our film, Kizie Aur Manny, which is under production, till the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) of M/s Mukesh Chhabra Casting Company concludes its inquiry into the allegations against him.” Even many reports suggested that Sushant Singh Rajput was accused of sexual misconduct by his Kizie A..
                 

Thugs of Hindostan gets a minimum guarantee of Rs. 110 cr. for the Chinese market!

4 days ago  
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Aamir Khan is a big name when it comes to the audience across the border in China. An example of his stardom there is the fact that each of his releases be it 3 Idiots, PK, Dangal, and Secret Superstar that have gone on to establish benchmarks at the China box office. This being said, Aamir Khan seems to have developed a connect with the audience in China, who in turn have taken an ardent liking to the actor’s cinematic outing. Now, keeping this in mind it comes as no surprise that the makers of Thugs of Hindostan would eventually look at releasing the period epic in the country. However, we hear that Yash Raj Films have decided to go a step further and ensure a wide if not wider than the domestic release of the film in China. But the interesting part is the fact that the film, even before it hits screens in China has earned its makers a whopping Rs. 110 cr. there. In fact, reports state that Yash Raj Films has sold the distribution rights of Thugs of Hindostan to Chinese based distri..
                 

After being called out in #MeToo, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s film dropped from release

4 days ago  
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The very talented Nawazuddin Siddiqui may be facing a minor career crisis after being called out by an actress in the #MeToo campaign. The actress, Niharika Singh, claims Nawazuddin insisted on a sexual relationship although she wasn’t keen. A part of her post reads, “I tried to push him away but he wouldn’t let go. After a little coercion, I finally gave in. I wasn’t sure what to make of this relationship. He told me it was his dream to have a Miss India or an actress wife, just like Paresh Rawal and Manoj Bajpayee. I found his little confession funny but endearing...He often complained about how he was judged on his looks, skin colour and that he wasn’t fluent in English. I tried to help him deal with his insecurities, but he was stuck in a state of victimization.” Acting quickly Phantom Films (themselves embroiled in #MeToo allegations against director Vikas Bahl who is shooting the bio-pic Super 30 for them) indefinitely postponed the release of the new Nawaz starrer Ghoomketu whi..
                 

Bigg Boss 12: Shilpa Shinde makes fun of Dipika Kakar, praises Sreesanth; gets SLAMMED for her hypocrisy

4 days ago  
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Bigg Boss 12 is currently on and has been doing comparatively well now with makers pulling all their big guns together to garner interest of the people in the show. With Diwali celebrations on in the house, masses requested makers to cancel the eliminations and they did that but not before Salman Khan letting housemates know who got the least votes! This time around, the makers algorithm involved last season's star contestants Hina Khan, Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta to appear as guests for a few episodes. Shilpa Shinde has been a lot vocal about her opinions on Twitter with regard to the contestants this year and has been posting about the same! In latest episode, Dipika Kakar was shown breaking down again after getting her husband Shoaib's message. Shilpa called her out on this and made fun of her by calling her whole crying episode, Sasural Bigg Boss Ka. But she had a totally different opinion about Sreesanth who cries at the drop of hat too. Shilpa claimed she respects and likes hi..
                 

SCOOP: Salman Khan POSTPONES Dabangg 3 to 2020?

5 days ago  
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Salman Khan who is currently working on Bharat with Ali Abbas Zafar is in also in news for his next, Dabangg 3. We informed you earlier that Arbaaz Khan who is producing the movie is done with the look test and was eyeing at 2019 Christmas release of the film. But there seems to be slight change in the plans as sources close to the film have informed that Salman Khan does not want to take any chance as far as the script of the movie is concerned and is leaving no stone unturned to make sure that it is watertight. He seems to have instructed his team to work hard on the script as the current box office trend is all about good content rather than massive starcast and a holiday release. The source reveals that Salman is getting cautious from the way big ticket movies like Jab Harry Met Sejal, Tubelight, Race 3 and Thugs Of Hindostan have suffered and does not want to take further risk with Dabangg 3. It is now clear that masses do not want the script of the film to be compromised, despi..
                 

BREAKING: Kabir Khan to Step in for Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30

6 days ago  
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It looks like the troubles are over for Super 30, Hrithik Roshan’s beleaguered bio-pic on the life and work of mathematician Anand Kumar. The much-discussed film got itself into an uncomfortable position when its director Vikas Bahl was accused of sexual misconduct and was immediately asked by its producer Phantom Films and Sajid Nadiadwala, to leave the project. The film’s leading man Hrithik Roshan too seconded the director’s dismissal. The question was how to complete the ambitious project which is already around 90 per cent complete? The dilemma has found a delightful exit, what with the redoubtable Kabir Khan stepping in to complete the ambitious project. An informed source says, “It is not a small thing for any renowned director to step in at his last hour to complete a film. But Kabir, who is already working on another big bio-pic ’86 for the same producers saw the gravity of the situation. Super 30 has so far shaped up into a finely-honed bio-pic. To leave it unfinished would ..
                 

CONFIRMED: Mrunal Thakur and Rahul Bose to lead Netflix original Baahubali: Before The Beginning

6 days ago  
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Netflix continues to grow across the globe with its vast content and original films and series. Meanwhile, the streaming giant is progressing in India rapidly. With the massive success of Sacred Games, Netflix is aggressively targetting India for their new originals. Baahubali: Before the Beginning, a prequel to the iconic film franchise has been finally announced. The announcement was made at Netflix’s See What Next event in Asia which concluded in Singapore in the presence of Deva Katta (director), Prasad Devineni (producer) and Praveen Sattaru (director). The prequel series has been given two seasons nod. The first season will be adapted from the book 'The Rise of Sivagami' by Anand Neelakantan. Actress Mrunal Thakur, who was recently seen in Love Sonia, and Rahul Bose will essaying the lead roles in the series. Mrunal Thakur will take over the role of young Sivagami, while Rahul Bose will starring sa Skandadasa. The show, to be co-directed by Deva Katta and Praveen Sataru, and wil..
                 

BREAKING: Aamir Khan to make MAHABHARAT into a 7 part series, chooses a coveted role for himself (ALL DETAILS INSIDE)

6 days ago  
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Aamir Khan's Thugs Of Hindostan has just released and the first day collections have been quite astounding. With Rs.52.25 crore collection on Day 1, the movie is creating records of its own despite the mixed reviews. While TOH is still in news, Aamir has no time to stop and mule over his latest labour of love because he is already busy planning is ambitious next. Yes that's true! Aamir Khan is busy with arguably his MOST talked about project till date, Mahabharat. Our inside source close to this Magnum Opus project has a lot of details to dish. Brace yourself because here is everything you need to know about this grand project. For one, Aamir Khan is set to go on a massive seven week week writing and ideating stint to USA with his core team on MAHABHARAT adaptation. Secondly, the concept is slated to be made into a seven part series and third and most important news: Aamir will be playing the role of Lord Krishna in the same. Another important thing to note is that all the seven part ..
                 

Aayush Sharma to feature in an action film produced by brother-in-law Salman Khan?

7 days ago  
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After winning hearts as the quintessential Bollywood romantic hero in LoveYatri, Aayush Sharma is all set for his journey ahead. The actor has reportedly signed his second film with his superstar brother-in-law Salman Khan. And it is being said that this will be an action packed movie unlike his last release. If these reports are to be believed, Salman Khan was quite impressed with Aayush’s performance in his debut film. It seems that post the success of the same, Aayush Sharma and Salman Khan had a discussion about taking his film career ahead and the duo came across the script. They reportedly took liking to it and decided to go ahead with the film. These reports also state that Aayush Sharma underwent extensive training for action when he prepped for his acting career. And considering that he didn’t make use of it much in his debut film, this time around, the same is expected to be put to use. The actor also believes that he needs to explore other genres in his forthcoming films an..
                 

Bappi Lahiri debuts in Marathi film as a playback singer for Lucky

7 days ago  
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One of the most acclaimed music composer & singer of Indian film Industry Bappi Lahiri recently recorded a Marathi track for acclaimed filmmaker Sanjay Jadhav next Lucky. Bappi Lahiri popularly known as 'Bappi Da' has around 500 films & numerable awards to his credits, in his 45 years long career. Bappi Da has not only composed but sang many popular Bangla & Hindi songs has marked his debut in the Marathi Industry with this fresh track. The veteran Bappi Lahiri reveals, “I have a very special connect with the Marathi film industry & its artistes. I started my Bollywood career in 70’s. But my claim to fame was Sunil Dutt and Asha Parekh starrer Raja Thakur’s film Zakhmi (1975). Raja Thakur was Maharashtrian filmmaker. Since then I wanted to explore myself in Marathi films. But I only got a chance to compose music for one Marathi film ‘Dokyala Taap Nahi' way back in 1990". He added, "My Bollywood career kept me so busy that I didn’t get an opportunity to contribute for M..
                 

Are Alia Bhatt - Katrina Kaif AWKWARD with one another? NO, say friends

7 days ago  
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Are Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif awkward with one another as they have the ‘Ranbir Kapoor’ factor in common? According to reports in a section of the media, the two beautiful ladies shared less than warm vibes at a recent Diwali party hosted by Shah Rukh Khan. However a very prominent guest at the do dismisses these reports as “attempts to add spice to a non-incident” “Katrina and Alia are very comfortable with one another. They visit the same gym. And Katrina has been advising Alia on matters pertaining to fitness only. That’s where their friendship started. That’s where it remains,” says the guest from SRK’s bash who knows both the actresses well. “They don’t discuss their love life with one another, or whom they dated in the past or are seeing in the present. Ranbir is not discussed by Alia and Katrina at all. These are all spiced up stories being circulated to titillate readers. Stars do not sit around discussing their love lives and it makes little difference if two actresses who ..
                 

Karan Johar to make sequel to Kuch Kuch Hota Hai?

8 days ago  
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20 years down the line, is Karan Johar finally planning a sequel to his cult film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai? Sources close to the filmmaker say something big on those lines are definitely in the offing. “Karan has cracked an idea for a sequel. Now, all he needs to do is to develop it, which he’s doing and pretty soon there will be an announcement,” says the source. So has Karan got a cast in mind for the sequel? Apparently, Karan is thinking of Tiger Shroff, Alia Bhatt and Disha Patani, though the cast is yet to be finalized. “But stay alert for the Kuch Kuch Hota Hai sequel. Most probably, it will happen sooner rather than later,” informs the source. However, Karan Johar may not direct the sequel himself, as he is busy directing the costume drama Takht. Also Read: Koffee With Karan 6: Ranveer Singh REVEALS details of Takht, CONFESSES about cheating and suggests a cast of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai sequel..
                 

Shah Rukh Khan thanks Riteish Deshmukh for giving Zero solo release and postponing Mauli

10 days ago  
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Shah Rukh Khan - Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif starrer Zero is easily one of the highly awaited films of the year. It is a story that celebrates life, featuring SRK as the adorable vertically challenged man in an unusual tale. As the film is one of the anticipated films of the year, it is more exciting for the makers and the cast that Zero is getting a solo release during Christmas. And all thanks to Riteish Deshmukh. Shah Rukh Khan took to his Twitter to publicly thank Riteish Deshmukh for giving Zero a solo release. As it turns out, Riteish's second Marathi release Mauli was scheduled for December 21 release alongside Zero. The clash of the films would have affected Zero's business in Maharashtra. But, now Riteish has changed the date of his film's release An overwhelmed Shah Rukh wrote, “Riteish Deshmukh, jab chota bhai bahut bada ho jaata hai. (Riteish Deshmukh, when younger brother grows up and does something big like this). Thank you, baby for the love, respect and largesse of..
                 

WOAH! Salman Khan turns producer for Kapil Sharma show and here’s what it is all about

10 days ago  
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Salman Khan may be busy with his film commitments but the superstar has always expressed keen interest in television content too. There were reports of the actor producing a biopic series on the wrestler Gama Pehlwan with Sohail Khan playing the lead role. While there has been no progress on that front, it seems that another show has taken his fancy. It will be the comeback show of Kapil Sharma, who is returning to the small screen after a short hiatus. Readers may be aware that two shows of Kapil Sharma had to end abruptly after the comedian turned actor expressed his health issues. He was reportedly dealing with anxiety, alcohol issues and he was recently seen taking a break for the treatment. Now along with reports of his impending marriage with Ginni Chatrath, there is also immense buzz about his comeback on the small screen. If reports are to be believed now, his new comeback show on television will be produced by Salman Khan. The production house that the superstar owns has appa..
                 

Zero: Complaint filed against Shah Rukh Khan and Aanand L Rai for hurting Sikh sentiments

10 days ago  
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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan turned 53 on November 2 and rang in his birthday with the trailer launch of Zero. As the movie is one of the highly awaited films of the year, the launch was a grand one at an IMAX theatre in Mumbai. Zero is a story that celebrates life, featuring Shah Rukh Khan as the adorable vertically challenged man in an unusual tale. While the trailer was received positively, it seems like it did not go down well with the Sikh community. On Monday, November 5, Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) general secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa filed a complaint against Shah Rukh Khan and director Aanand L Rai for hurting Sikh sentiments. Manjinder Singh Sirsa has alleged that SRK shows kirpaan as an ordinary dagger. The complaint has been filed with SHO, North Avenue in New Delhi. The complaint reads: “It is submitted that I being the General Secretary of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee, have received number of complaints from the Sikh Sangat for..
                 

Sanjay Dutt starts shooting for his cameo in the Ashutosh Gowariker film Toolsidas Junior starring Rajiv Kapoor

11 days ago  
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Sanjay Dutt may be busy with his other projects but despite that the actor decided to take out time for this Ashutosh Gowariker film. The actor, who is already working with the National award winning filmmaker in Panipat, will now be doing a special appearance in his forthcoming Toolsidas Junior which also features veteran actor Rajiv Kapoor. The latter is returning to acting in Bollywood films after over 30 years and it is with this film. On the other hand, coming back to Sanjay Dutt being added to the star cast, we hear that it a special yet pivotal appearance in the film. If reports are to be believed, sources have been quoted mentioning that Dutt will essay the part of the snooker coach in the film. Apparently, the film revolves around a father-son relationship and Sanjay plays the part where he teaches snooker to the son. The latter character is essayed by Varun Buddhadev, who has been a part of few popular commercials. We also hear that Dutt has already started shooting for his ..
                 

SHOCKING: Former Censor chief Pahlaj Nihalani to take the CBFC to Court, accuses Prasoon Joshi of malpractices

11 days ago  
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Pahlaj Nihalani who once not so long ago helmed the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) is in no mood to back off. His on-release production Rangeela Raja featuring Govinda in a double role has been ordered multiple cuts. And Nihalani isn’t taking it. Blasting the current censor chief Prasoon Joshi, he says, “This is nothing but personal vendetta. When I was the chairperson (at the CBFC) I left a lot of people angry and upset with me. Now when my film has been submitted for censoring, they are taking out their frustrations on me. But I won’t go down without a fight.” Nihalani who claims to have followed all the guidelines as the censor chief, accuses Joshi of bending rules to please friends. “Everybody knows about Prasoon Joshi’s enduring friendship with Aamir Khan. No one is surprised that Thugs Of Hindostan (starring Aamir Khan) was given an all-clear censor certification out of turn, while my film Rangeela Raja which was submitted well in time 60 days ahead of release, has b..
                 

BREAKING: Akshay Kumar to begin Mission Mangal in November; collaborates with Fox Star Studios for three films

11 days ago  
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The synergy will see an array of distinct entertainers over 3 titles with Akshay Kumar in the lead, to be jointly produced by Fox Star Studios and Cape Of Good Films. The first film to come off this partnership will be India’s first space film, Mission Mangal, which is in collaboration with R Balki & the film will be directed by Jagan Shakti. The shoot for Mission Mangal commences in mid November. Commenting on the association, Akshay Kumar said, “I am delighted to find a new creative partner in Fox Star Studios and am looking forward to creating a collaboration that will deliver a meaningful and entertaining cinematic experience. With our combined energies we hope to create content that not only excites but also empowers.” Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios, said, “With Jolly LLB 2, Fox Star Studios and Akshay Kumar delivered one of the biggest hits of 2017 - it gives me great pleasure to take our association with Akshay further with this three film partnership with Cape Of Good ..
                 

ZERO: Salman Khan goes out of his way to promote Shah Rukh Khan and ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif's film

13 days ago  
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Salman Khan sure is a yaron ka yaar. While we know that he is busy shooting for Bigg Boss and simultaneously also managing his movie Bharat, he still has time to go out of his way to promote Shah Rukh Khan's Zero which also stars Katrina Kaif, his ex-girlfriend and his Sultan co-star Anushka Sharma. The trailer of this film dropped yesterday and it opened to a lot of love and appreciation of the masses. It is for the first time that they'll be seeing Shah Rukh Khan in the garb of a vertically challenged character, Bauua. Salman Khan very sweetly launched the Zero teaser on Eid and also did something extremely touching for SRK. He met with the community of vertically challenged people and distributed food and sweets to them. He also chatted with them about Zero and told them to heartily support it. The community representatives spoke to media about it. Here is the trailer: SALMAN KHAN Gave us Food and told to promote #Zero : Dwarf People.@iamsrk & @BeingSalmanKhan are True Friends..
                 

Bigg Boss Weekend Ka Vaar: Urvashi Vani ELIMINATED, Jasleen Matharu questioned about her FAKE relationship with Anup Jalota

13 days ago  
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This time around, the Weekend Ka Vaar episode of Salman Khan's reality show Bigg Boss 12 is going to be full of dhamaka. For one, Hina Khan is set to enter the show and is all set to question the contestants on their behaviour in the house. And secondly, one inmate will get eliminated from the house. Inside sources claim that Deepak Kumar's partner Urvashi Vani is set to be eliminated from the show. In the process of elimination, Urvashi and Megha Dhade came in the last rung and the inmates were asked to name a contestant who was least entertaining. Urvashi got most votes and hence got eliminated. Further more, in today's episode Hina Khan will enter the house as a guest but she will have a few tough questions to the contestants. In the video released, we see her asking Jasleen why she takes a relationship on the show with Anup Jalota. After Jalota got eliminated last week, he spoke in a press conference that it was just for the show that the two were posing as a couple. Jasleen Matha..
                 

Akshara Haasan's private pictures get LEAKED on social media

13 days ago  
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There is nothing personal in the times where anything can go viral with a click of a few buttons. It is especially bad if you are a celebrity. Few trolls leaked Shruti Hassan's sister Akshara's pictures online in utter distaste. This is surely a breach of privacy, to put out personal pictures without the permission of the person. In these pics, Akshara is seen posing in her lingerie but the authenticity of these images have not been verified yet. There is no official statement from the young actress about this yet. But we do hope that a quick action is taken on this matter. #AksharaHaasan #ShrutiHaasan pic.twitter.com/4GZ5jIPwEX — Actress Deewana (@ActressDeewana) November 2, 2018 LEAKED - HOT SELFIES of SHRUTI HAASAN SISTER AKSHARA HAASAN LEAKED - HOT PHOTOS INSIDE read more: https://t.co/I0QgtjG30C pic.twitter.com/tcNethbyug — APHerald (@apherald) November 2, 2018 Before this, Amy Jackson's phone was leaked and her pictures were unethically put out too. For the uninitiated, Aksh..
                 

Bigg Boss 12: Here’s why Farah Khan has been invited to be part of the Salman Khan show

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Readers may recall that during one of the past seasons of Bigg Boss, Farah Khan had replaced Salman Khan as the host for some episodes. Well, this time that may not be the case but the contestants will definitely get an opportunity to meet the choreographer turned filmmaker at the Bigg Boss house in season 12. Farah Khan will be meeting the contestants as one of the guests during the upcoming episodes. The current season of Bigg Boss may not have won many hearts but it seems that there have been some intriguing guests who have been giving tips to the participants on playing the show. We have had former contestants like Vikas Gupta, Shilpa Shinde who have visited the house to meet the participants. And now, we will have Farah Khan who will be coming to the house with an agenda. If recent reports are to be believed, Farah Khan will be giving a brief about antics that the contestants can use to bring the house down. It seems that the controversial reality show has failed to reach the mar..
                 

WEDDING DETAILS of Kapil Sharma and Ginni Chathrath: Reception in Mumbai to be held on December 24

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It is raining weddings in Bollywood this year. Well, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are the latest example of a high profile B-Town couple who tied the knot a day ago and are once again doing it today on November 15. The next one on the list is Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. And after that, another wedding right around the corner is that of Kapil Sharma and Ginni Chathrath. The latest update on their wedding details is that the duo’s reception will be held in Mumbai on December 24. For the uninitiated, Kapil Sharma has been going strong with fiancé Ginni Chathrath since last year. In fact, the two recently took off to Amsterdam when the comedian was going through a low phase in his career. Readers would be aware that Kapil has been facing anxiety and alcohol issues. He has always been open about his battles and is now planning a comeback in December. But before that, he will be tying the knot with Ginni Chathrath on December 12 in her hometown Phagwara, which is quite near to Jal..
                 

Koffee With Karan: Ajay Devgn and Kajol to shoot for Karan Johar’s show

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Karan Johar’s chat show Koffee With Karan that kicked of years ago has been a rather successful venture. Currently in its sixth season, the show has seen numerous celebrities taking the couch to be quizzed by the host Karan Johar. Well, now we hear that after his appearance in season 3, Ajay Devgn is all set to return for an encore. Interestingly, unlike his earlier appearance, this time Ajay will be accompanied by none other than his wife Kajol. While details of the said episode are yet to be revealed, reports state that Ajay and Kajol will be shooting for the episode today evening at a suburban studio. Though what the trio will talk about on the episode is anyone’s guess right now, this will be confirmation that Ajay Devgn and Karan Johar have in fact buried the hatchet. For the uninitiated, the actor and filmmaker had a fall out when their films Shivaay and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil clashed at the box office. Though there were harsh words exchanged between the two, it now seems to be a st..
                 

WOW! Saif Ali Khan turns accidental father for Jawaani Jaaneman and here are the details

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Saif Ali Khan is all set to return to the romcom genre, a zone which he loves and which his fans love to see him too! The actor will be playing the protagonist in the Nitin Kakkar film Jawaani Jaaneman and will be essaying the role of an accidental father. Also, the leading lady will be none other than his teenage daughter. For the uninitiated, Jawaani Jaaneman explores the unique dynamics between a father and a daughter. It is being said in recent reports that the character played by Saif Ali Khan is that of a 40 year old man is of someone who refuses to grow up. And all of a sudden, he is trapped in a situation where he discovers that he is the father of this teenage girl. Sources have been quoted in reports stating that Saif is not only comfortable playing the father to a teenage daughter but he is also eagerly looking forward to it because the character is different from his real-life persona. Saif has revealed in recent reports that he has been missing doing a fun frothy film and..
                 

CONFIRMED: Pahlaj Nihalani’s Govinda starrer Rangeela Raja to release on December 7

2 days ago  
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Over the past couple of weeks, there have been multiple articles and reports about the release of the Pahlaj Nihalani film Rangeela Raja. In fact, after Nihalani accused the Censor Board of Film Certification of being biased towards big producers, the ex-CBFC chief and filmmaker had moved court seeking a release of his film. However, with the court directing Nihalani to exhaust all options before approaching the bench, it is now learnt that the Govinda starrer Rangeela Raja will release only in December. When contacted Pahlaj Nihalani confirmed the same saying, “As of now we have no option but to wait till November 19. Till then as directed by the court we will use the available options and approach the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT). However, given the timeline right now, it is certain that we will release Rangeela Raja only in December”. Further talking about the issue and the release of Rangeela Raja, Nihalani went on to add, “Since the decision of the court will be d..
                 

Breaking! Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are now MARRIED (Read INSIDE details)

2 days ago  
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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding has been the cynosure of the entire industry and the mystery around the ceremony has made it even more interesting. The excitement is palpable amongst their fans as their favourite screen idols are at an exotic Costa Diva property in Lake Como, Italy to tie the knot amidst their close family and friends. There was Mehendi and Sangeet ceremony yesterday along with a traditional engagement ritual. Though not a single picture from the ceremony is out, we have details of how it all went down! The breaking news is that Ranveer and Deepika are now officially MAN and WIFE as they got married in Kannadiga rituals at 7 AM GMT. The theme of the wedding was pristine white. There were exotic flowers flown in to make the ambience prettier and we imagine that everything was just out of a fairy-tale to make the occasion special. Congratulations! Deepika and Ranveer, here’s raising a toast to your everlasting love and the subsequent Happily Ever After. Ins..
                 

Varun Dhawan to attend the screening of 'October' at IFFI 2018

2 days ago  
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The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to start in Goa from November 20. Like always, this year too various Indian and International film will be screened at the film festival. Varun Dhawan starrer October will be showcased as part of the Panorama Section. The actor will fly down to Goa on November 23 to attend it. The actor is elated about this and says, "It was my dad who informed me that October was chosen to be part of the Panorama Section at IFFI. To be honest, since the time it released, I have had many people come up to me and tell me how it has touched them or how they couldn’t believe that a film like this was made in India. It’s great that it is being showcased with the best movies this year.” Actor who has received great appreciation for his performance in Soorjit Sircar directorial adds, "I am happy that today people can watch the film online. A lot of aspiring actors have told me that their teachers show them scenes from this movie. All this is really touching bu..
                 

Deepika Padukone - Ranveer Singh wedding: Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Farah Khan to reach Lake Como TODAY

2 days ago  
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Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone's wedding is going on in full swing at the ancestral property of Villa Del Balbianello at Lake Como and though there is high security at the property, here are ALL details of the ongoing ceremony. While mehendi and engagement (according to the Kannadiga tradition) ceremony commenced yesterday, today is the wedding day. The couple will marry in a traditional Kannadiga style today and they will tie the knot tomorrow in Anand Karaj ceremony. Yesterday was all about singing, dancing and some emotional moments transpiring between the bride and the groom. As we know, there are very few industry people invited to the wedding. According to the reports, only Farah Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali are amongst the ones to make it to the gala, exclusive event at Lake Como. It is touted that Shah Rukh, SLB and Farah will reach at around 9 am today (Wednesday) at the villa. The ancestral villa has three tiers of security and is in complete lockdown. ..
                 

Priyanka Chopra - Nick Jonas WEDDING: Venue, outfits and date leaked; NOT Parineeti Chopra but this person will be bridesmaid

3 days ago  
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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are getting MARRIED on December 2, which is hardly a few days after Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s big ticket wedding. While Deepika and Ranveer are already in Italy for their wedding, Priyanka and Nick are busy prepping up for their shaadi! As far as we know, PC and Nick have locked in Umaid Bhavan palace in Jodhpur for their big ticket wedding. The festivities will start from November end onwards and there will be festivities planned proper Punjabi style including Sangeet, Mehendi and the Baraat. Only close ones will be invited for the wedding. Nick’s ensemble will be ivory white while PC will got for traditional red colour. All the close ones of the couple including the Best Man and the Bridesmaids will be wearing Ralph Lauren! Guess, why? Because the couple met for the first time wearing Ralph Lauren at the Met Gala. Another important bit of information is that PC ‘s bridesmaid is not Parineeti Chopra but best friend Mubina Rattonsey! Now, that..
                 

Karan Johar to host Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence

3 days ago  
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Besides filmmaking, Karan Johar absolutely enjoys hosting several types of big events and award shows. As he is currently hosting his talk show Koffee With Karan, Karan is also set to be MC of the upcoming Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence. Karan Johar has often hosted several corporate award shows in India. His sense of humour, excellent deliveries and bringing Bollywood to corporate world adds as a bonus. Some of the influential people including key ministers will be speaking and attend the award show. ET Awards will take place on November 17, Mumbai. On the work front, Karan Johar is on a roll with a ton of projects as a producer. He’s producing Student Of The Year 2 starring Tiger Shroff – Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria, Kesari starring Akshay Kumar, Simmba with Rohit Shetty and Ranveer Singh, Brahmastra with Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, Rannbhoomi with Varun Dhawan and Shashank Khaitan. He is also set to direct Takht with ensemble cast starring Ranveer Singh, Vicky ..
                 

“Why should I not stand by Nawaz… just because he is a man?” - Kubbra Sait defends Nawazuddin Siddiqui

3 days ago  
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The feisty talented Kubbra Sait, who made a big impact with her role as the doomed transgender Kukoo in the Netflix series Sacred Games, has come out in open support of Nawazuddin Siddiqui after actress Niharika Singh accused him of sexually inappropriate behaviour. Kubbra says she is being hounded and trolled for her stance. “But I don’t care about those who want me to say what they want to hear. Why should I not stand by Nawaz... just because he is a man? Do men always have to be in the wrong? It may be the politically correct thing to demolish the reputation of a man accused by a woman. But where is the proof? You can’t rant against someone and be taken seriously. If she (Niharika Singh) said Nawaz was a  bad actor, there would be his body of work to disprove her. But how does one prove a man’s guilt or non-guilt when a woman accuses him of sexual misconduct?” Kubbra sees Niharika Singh’s outburst as a personal relationship gone wrong. “You can’t pull a relationship out of its pers..
                 

Former chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani to file RTI over CBFC functioning

3 days ago  
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Former CBFC chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani says he is very worried about the way the CBFC is currently functioning under its current chairperson Prasoon Joshi. “He’s an absentee chairperson. So many producers have complained that he is never in office. Mr Joshi needs to be answerable to all producers whose films are submitted for certification, and not just to  his chosen friends. He is hardly ever in office, so producers who have problem with the certification  don’t know where to go. Not everyone is as privileged as Aamir Khan,” says Nihlani sardonically. He is all set to file an RTI against the CBFC. “My questions are simple - if  Mr Prasoon Joshi who is  the chairperson of the CBFC is rarely seen in the CBFC office then who takes all day-to-day decisions on his behalf? And how can we have a functional efficient censor board when its chairperson is busy with other things? As a producer and the man who occupied Mr Joshi’s chair before him, I have the  right to know about the functionin..
                 

Madhuri Dixit – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s ‘Dola Re Dola’ from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas declared greatest dance number of all time!

4 days ago  
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas went on to win 5 National awards, was India’s official entry to the Oscars, made it to TIME’s magazines Top 10 movies of the millennium and was also nominated for a BAFTA award. The song ‘Dola Re Dola’ from the iconic film has now been declared the greatest Bollywood dance number of all time. Featuring Madhuri Dixit and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the song choreographed by Saroj Khan beat off tough competition from dance numbers across the decades to top a list published by UK based Eastern Eye newspaper. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Dola Re Dola’ trumped over ‘Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya’ from Mughal-e-Azam and ‘Ek Do Teen’ from Tezaab, which figured second and third on the list respectively. Not surprising since the choreographer on several occasions maintained that the song is the toughest she ever worked on during her glittering career. Says Eastern Eye entertainment editor Asjad Nazir, “With Bollywood being built on bedrock of music, dance has become an integral..
                 

Mohnish Behl will mark his return on the big screen with the Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Kapoor starrer Panipat

4 days ago  
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Readers may be aware that the prep for Ashutosh Gowariker’s yet another ambitious period drama; Panipat has started off in full swing. A few months ago, Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon had taken to social media to speak of their training for the forthcoming historical war drama. Now we hear that the new name added to the star cast of the film is Mohnish Behl. For the uninitiated, Mohnish Behl is known for his roles in Rajshri films like Hum Aapke Hai Koun! and Hum Saath Saath Hain. The actor, after earning popularity on TV with shows like Sanjeevni and Dil Mil Gaye, is planning to return to the big screen. And he will be doing so with this magnum opus of Ashutosh Gowariker, Panipat. Interestingly, this will be Behl’s first period historical film. Reports have it that he will play the role of Nana Saheb aka Balaji Baji Rao, who is expected to be the cousin of Sadashiv Rao Bhau played by Arjun in the film. Mohnish will be playing the role of Padmini Kolhapure aka Gopikabai’s husband. It is..
                 

Katrina Kaif CONNED again by Aamir Khan and Vijay Krishna Acharya in THUGS OF HINDOSTAN

4 days ago  
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In Dhoom 3, Katrina Kaif barely had a song and a few dialogues. She had admitted she did the role to get a chance to work with Aamir Khan since she had already worked repeatedly with the other two Khan superstars. Apparently, Aamir and his director Vijay Krishna Acharya had made Katrina a promise that she would be given a far more substantial role in their next film together. It looks like promises are made to be broken in our entertainment industry. In the just-released Thugs Of Hindustan, the Aamir - Acharya team has again been very unfair to Katrina, reducing her to a dancing prop with barely a mouthful of dialogues. The other leading lady Fatima Sana Shaikh has much more elaborate role. Says a source in the know, “In fact, Katrina’s role was meant to be a guest appearance. They wanted two sizzling item songs from her, and that’s it. But then, they decided to use Katrina to promote Thugs Of Hindustan alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir and Fatima. Considering her closeness to the Yas..
                 

Ranveer Singh - Deepika Padukone wedding: EVERYTHING you need to know about the Mumbai reception

4 days ago  
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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are currently in Lake Como, Italy, for their big ticket wedding which will be held on November 14 and 15 in two separate ceremonies at the vintage castle by the lake! Exotic and exclusive only closest family and friends will get to end this ceremony. Back home, the couple has planned on two big reception parties for their Bollywood friends and other important people. While the Bangalore reception will be held on November 21, the couple will host a party for the B-town on November 28 at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. Before leaving for Italy they made sure that they personally met and invited all the important people including Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan, among others for this party. It will be incredible to watch celebs attend this wedding reception of the year! Meanwhile, preparations are in full swing at the Lake Como property with the bride and groom reaching the venue well in advance with their respective teams. There is a wedding pla..
                 

Danny Denzongpa's son Rinzing Denzongpa to make his debut in action thriller Squad

6 days ago  
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The new year will see many fresh faces in Bollywood including veteran actor Danny Denzongpa’s son Rinzing Denzongpa. The newbie will be making his debut in an action-thriller film titled Squad. The story will revolve around a little girl at the center of the story with the battle royale between Special Forces. The film is set to go on floors in April 2019. Soon to make his debut, Rinzing revealed that it is a dream launch for any aspiring actor. When he went through the script, he was blown away by the scale and size of the film. For the same, he has been training twice a day for two hours to increase the strength. This will help him for fight choreography and flexibility. He will also leave for the special task forces programme soon. Danny Denzogpa confirmed the news stating that he is extremely happy that Rinzing finally zeroed in on a script that he is excited about. The veteran actor and the entire family are extremely happy that he is foraying in the film industry without any hel..
                 

BREAKING: Ranveer Singh starrer Simmba trailer to release on December 3, 2018

6 days ago  
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Rohit Shetty directorial Simmba starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan is one of the highly anticipated films of the year. And why not? It is the last film to release this year, it will be the first release of Ranveer after his marriage to Deepika Padukone. It is also the second film of Sara Ali Khan after her debut in Kedarnath in December itself.  After nonstop shooting schedule, the cast and crew finally wrapped up the film in Goa earlier this week. With that being said, we finally know when the fans can see the first glimpse of Simmba. Rohit Shetty has been teasing the fans for the longest time with a couple of on-set videos, teasers and photographs. He had recently got Golmaal gang, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Kemmu and Shreyas Talpade to Hyderabad for a cameo in a song. The song also featured Ranveer and Sara. With the hype around the film only increasing day by day, now, Bollywood Hungama has exclusively learned the Simmba trailer will be unveiled on December 3, 2018...
                 

Netflix announces 9 Indian originals to be produced by Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra, Madhuri Dixit

6 days ago  
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Netflix continues to grow across the globe with its vast content and original films and series. Meanwhile, the streaming giant is progressing in India rapidly. With the success of Sacred Games, Netflix is aggressively targetting India for their new originals which will be produced by leading ladies of Bollywood- Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra, Madhuri Dixit. At the company's "See What's Next: Asia" event, its first-ever content showcase in the region, which concluded in Singapore on Friday, Netflix announced that it is coming with 9 Indian originals including eight films and one series. Films: Bulbul will be a period drama set in a vibrant atmosphere amidst age-old beliefs and superstitions. It will be produced by Anushka Sharma and Karnesh Sharma’s Clean Slate Films. It will tell the story of Satya and his brother's child bride who gets separated after Satya is sent to school in England. After he returns, he finds out that Bulbul has been abandoned by his brother and has been servi..
                 

Bigg Boss Weekend Ka Vaar: Salman Khan cancels ELIMINATION this week, but reveals who got the least votes

6 days ago  
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Bigg Boss 12 is now at its zenith and we can't help but get all excited the way this game is shaping up. After an eventful week with festivities going on in the house, here comes Weekend Ka Vaar with Salman Khan presiding over the show, taking contestants’ case and well announcing eliminations! This time around he cancelled the elimination because well, masses demanded for it from Bhai. He did cancel the elimination but after creating a lot of suspense and trepidation. Salman revealed that Surbhi Rana has to leave the house. She even packed her bags and started to leave but then he asked her to stop and come back. He revealed that Bigg Boss has given them some respite owing to festive season so there are no eliminations this week. But though he cancelled the eviction, he still told the inmates that Somi Khan got least votes this week around and she might have got evicted had the eliminations been on. That was bit of a bitter pill to digest but good that Salman gave her a reality check..
                 

Surveen Chawla announces her PREGNANCY in the cutest way!

7 days ago  
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Surveen Chawla, who is known for her role in Hate Story 2 and recently in Sacred Games, tied the knot to businessman Akshay Thakker three years ago. After announcing her hush hush wedding last year, Surveen has shared some more good news this year. It is about her pregnancy and the actress has one of the most adorable posts for it. Surveen Chawla took to social media to announce the news about her pregnancy. Excitedly sharing the news to her fans, friends and well-wishers on Instagram, Surveen posted a picture of two tiny shoes placed in front of the framed photograph of her and hubby Akshay Thakker. Adding to it was also a caption, where she spoke to the small yet beautiful changes that she has been witnessing with the news of her pregnancy. Her caption read, “Life happens when it chooses to happen, when it wants to happen. And it is happening right now in this very moment, making our blessed and beautiful world even more blessed than what it already is! Yes, there is a miracle takin..
                 

“It’s the love of the people that keeps an artiste going,” says Lata Mangeshkar on fan adulation

7 days ago  
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No stranger to adoration and idealization, Asia’s most accomplished playback singer Lata Mangeshkar has just been honoured by a fan in Argentina named Santiago Lopez who has named a variety of rose after the singer. The singer-extraordinaire is grateful to such admirers who have hero-worshipped her for 70 years. “It’s the love of the people that keeps an artiste going,” asserts Lataji. “Nahin toh hum kab ke peeche reh jaate (otherwise I’d have been left behind long ago). Naming such a beautiful flower after me shows this gentleman’s admiration for my songs. I couldn’t ask for more,” says Lataji, recalling innumerable instances of lingering fan-worship. “People who love my voice have gone to heart breaking lengths to show me their love. There are people who travel from all across India and come to my home hoping to meet me. Sab ishwar ki krupa hai (all God’s blessings),” says Lataji. And which is the greatest honour she has ever received? “It has to be the Bharat Ratna. That one award ..
                 

Vishesh Bhatt to make a film on Demonetisation

8 days ago  
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Rohit Shetty books an entire aircraft for the crew of Simmba

10 days ago  
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It is that time of the year when every house in the country is brightened up with countless lights. Yes it is Diwali. And while most people are celebrating the festival of lights some actors are busy shooting for their respective ventures. However, Rohit Shetty decided that Diwali was a time best spent at home with family, and went out of his way to ensure the cast of his film Simmba do just that. In fact, Rohit Shetty booked an entire aircraft for the crew of Simmba who are currently shooting in Goa. Each and every person from the crew, has been booked on the flight which will get them to Mumbai on 7th November so that they can celebrate Diwali with their family will get back on the next day, 8th November. The crew was shooting in Hyderabad and then started their Goa schedule early this month. The shooting will be wrapped on 10th November. Interestingly, making it a first Rohit Shetty has become the first ever director to do such a gesture for their film’s crew. Also Read: SIMMBA - R..
                 

Priyanka Chopra is one of the 25 Women Changing the World!

10 days ago  
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Considered one of the most powerful women in the world today, India's very own Priyanka Chopra directed her influence in making the world a better place and finds herself amongst the "25 Women Changing the World" list by People Magazine. International icon Priyanka Chopra joins the the new wave of inspiring activists along with Sophia bush,Sarah Ullman-Film maker, Lena White (Advocate for LGBT community), all of whom have made a difference by passionately pursuing the causes they believe in. Having grown up in a household with doctor parents who served in the Indian army, Priyanka won the Miss World title and decided to make a difference on a global scale at the tender age of 18. For 12 years, Priyanka has worked tirelessly with UNICEF as a global Goodwill Ambassador, visiting places in need like Zimbabwe and India’s Mumbai slums. “The field trips are the most special, because you meet incredible kids and survivors. That has been one of my joyous moments, being able to help advocate c..
                 

Bigg Boss 12: Shivashish tries to FLEE on the grounds for being mentally unstable, Dipika calls him fake

10 days ago  
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Bigg Boss 12 is slowly but steadily gaining masses’ interest. It's been more than a month since it started and a lot of controversies have gone down already. Latest one being Shivashish planning to run away from the house. So apparently, he had to listen to lot of criticism from every one including Salman Khan during Weekend Ka Vaar and he felt he should leave because his self respect was compromised in the house. So, he did what we were used to seeing Sreesanth do all the time. In yesterday's episode he claimed walls and was threatening to jump. Karanvir Bohra climbed the wall and persuaded him to come down. This act left housemates shocked, especially Jasleen. She went up to Shivashish later on and spoke to him about his condition and said that she needs him in the house. Dipika Kakar on the other hand thought that he was clearly faking it. Surbhi Rana also voiced this opinion and confronted Shivashish who said she is free to think what she wants. Surbhi was on fire as usual and tau..
                 

Kedarnath: Priests at shrine demand ban on release of Sushant Singh Rajput – Sara Ali Khan starrer

11 days ago  
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Just last week, the trailer of the Sushant Singh Rajput – Sara Ali Khan starrer Kedarnath was released. While the trailer did leave an impact, a few seem to have taken an objection to the film. In fact, priests from the Kedarnath shrine have objected to the film and demanded that the same be banned. As per their demand, the Sushant – Sara starrer should see a blanket ban for apparently hurting religious sentiments of Hindus. Talking about the same Vinod Shukla, chairman of the Kedar Sabah, an organization of the priests in Kedarnath stated that they would commence an agitation if their demands are not met and the film is allowed to release. In his statement, Sabah claims that the film hurts Hindu religious sentiments by promoting the concept of ‘love jihad’. If that wasn’t all, reports also state that priests of the shrine had also protested when a song sequence featuring ‘vulgar moves’ was being shot in the vicinity of the shrine. Currently, though there has been no official comment ..
                 

Kangana Ranaut REVEALS about her Diwali plans

11 days ago  
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Considering that today is the first day of Diwali [known as Dhanteras], the celebrities are all gearing up to celebrate the occasion in their own way. Shah Rukh Khan kicked off his birthday and Diwali bash on the same day earlier this weekend which saw the who’s who of Bollywood attending it. On the other hand, Kangana Ranaut too has plans of her own this Diwali and the actress wants to spend it with her family and loved ones in her hometown Manali. If reports are to be believed, Kangana Ranaut will be celebrating Diwali with her little nephew and the rest of the family in her bungalow in Manali called Kartik Nivas. A source close to the development confirmed the same saying, “This will be her first Diwali in her new house, Kartik Nivas. Kangana had taken great interest in setting up the plush pad in the hills and now she is keen to see how it looks bedecked with festive lights.” Commenting about her home visit, an excited Kangana too revealed about her Diwali plans in recent reports ..
                 

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh skip Shah Rukh Khan’s annual Diwali bash

11 days ago  
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The big bash at Mannat on the night of November 3 which was a post-birthday/ pre-Diwali get-together was attended by the entire film fraternity. Every heroine that Shah Rukh Khan has ever worked with from Madhuri Dixit to Katrina Kaif was present. Conspicuous by her absence at the bash was Deepika Padukone who along with her bridegroom-to-be stayed away from Shah Rukh’s bash…“Most reluctantly,” as a source informs. “Both Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, especially Deepika, are very fond of Shah Rukh, and Shah Rukh of them. However Deepika informed Shah Rukh and his wife Gauri that she wouldn’t be stepping out for social occasions as the wedding festivities and rituals have started,” informs the source. Says a source close to Deepika, “Ranveer and Deepika are going to go through an elaborate wedding ceremony stretching into two days. There will be two ceremonies, one in the Punjabi and the other in Kannada style. The wedding guests at Lake Como have been informed accordingly.” Also ..
                 

SCOOP: Sharman Joshi and Nithya Menon join Akshay Kumar - Vidya Balan starrer Mangalyaan mission

12 days ago  
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Akshay Kumar will be reuniting with Pad Man director R. Balki for a film based on India’s 2013 space programme of Mangalyaan mission. He will be starring alongside Heyy Baby co-star Vidya Balan. The film is currently under works and the final draft is being made of the script before it is officially announced. Now, we hear that Sharman Joshi and Nithya Menon reportedly have been roped for the film. Mangalyaan film will focus on the women scientists whose picture went viral after the success of Mars Orbiter Mission. The story will have central stories on this women scientist. While the roles of the lead actors haven't been revealed yet, Sharman Joshi and Nithya Menon's addition to the cast only tells that they will be part of this core group of people who responsible for the success of the mission. While it is unclear as of the now what characters will they be playing in the film, it is an interesting casting coup. The makers are currently working on the final draft of the film and pla..
                 

YRF to release Aamir Khan - Amitabh Bachchan starrer Thugs of Hindostan in 4DX across the world

13 days ago  
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Thugs of Hindostan is definitely India’s biggest film ever! Now, Yash Raj Films is taking this extravagant action-adventure to a whole new level of cinematic experience. The Amitabh Bachchan - Aamir Khan starrer will be released in 4DX, the latest movie theatre immersive experience that has taken the world by storm. Thugs of Hindostan, the action packed mythical mega flick set on the high seas, will release in 4DX at PVR Cinemas and Cinepolis Cinemas in India. VOX theatres in UAE - Oman, Qatar, Egypt and Lebanon. In the United Kingdom, Cineworld will feature the film in 4DX. KNCC will show it in Kuwait, and Mars cinemas in Turkey. The film will also release in this innovative, mega sensory experience in France. Watching a film in 4DX is like being a part of the story in more ways than one. One can touch, feel and sense many moments that happens onscreen. From explosions of fog, smoke or a gentle breeze, this viewing experience makes a viewer feel all of it, while sitting on specially ..
                 

Anupam Kher to be honoured with the prestigious “Distinguished Fellow” award at MIT, Boston!

13 days ago  
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Anupam Kher will be honoured with the “Distinguished Fellow” award by India Global on 3rd of November 2018 at the 3rd India Global Summit to be held at the world prestigious MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston. He would be delivering his conferment speech in the presence of stalwarts from different walks of life. This is yet another achievement for the actor who has represented India on a global platform through his work as an actor, teacher and motivational speaker. Having worked with the likes of Robert De Niro, Woody Allen, Ang Lee and David O. Russell, Anupam Kher is currently in New York, shooting for his most recent international TV show New Amsterdam, which has already become the most viewed show in recent times on NBC Entertainment channel. On this occasion the convener of India Global Dr. Nikhil Agarwal said, "Mr.Anupam Kher is not only a jewel in the field of art and cinema but also has also worked extensively for the cause of Indians everywhere and he is thus truly a G..
                 

Bigg Boss 12: Srishty Rode calls Jasleen Matharu UNHYGIENIC, wins make up challenge; Sreesanth to fall apart with Dipika and Karanvir Bohra

13 days ago  
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Bigg Boss house is full of twists and turns. Now, that's pretty much established. Yesterday's episode saw two more women contestants get into a massive fight and it was totally unexpected. We all know that Srishty Rode and Jasleen Matharu were not on best of the terms but never did they have any skirmish but yesterday, everything just blew out of proportion as Srishty accused Jasleen of being dirty and unhygienic. It indeed is pretty embarassing to be accused to having bad bathroom habits on national television and Jasleen did not take this lightly as she called out Srishty for over reacting, unnecessarily. She said that the washbasin was small so it is legit that a few droplets of water would fall around. Jasleen did not back down from the fight. Later, Bigg Boss announced that there will be a task between the girls who have to take up challenge and impress Rohit Suchanti. Srishty won it and claimed that since outer beauty fades, it's the inner beauty that's more important to her. Ro..
                 

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Shraddha Kapoor resumes work; begins with the Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Chhichhore

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Well, fans would be aware that last month, Shraddha Kapoor had taken a long break after being diagnosed with dengue. The actress has been resting at home and has now recouped and back to work. Last we heard that she was busy with the Saina Nehwal biopic. Now that she has decided to resume work, the actress has decided to also pay attention to another film – Dangal director Nitish Tiwari’s next, Chhichhore also starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Varun Sharma. Sushant Singh Rajput, who has been busy with Kizie Aur Manny, too is expected to return to the shoot of Chhichhore. This will be the second schedule of the film after Nitish Tiwari concluded on social media that they had wrapped up the first schedule of the film earlier in October. Shraddha Kapoor is super excited to join the team and has shared about it on social media. Shraddha took to Twitter to post about her excitement saying, “Time to get back in to it! Excited to start a new journey. Day 1 for me on.” On the other hand, anot..
                 

Milan Luthria roped in to direct Suniel Shetty's son Ahan Shetty's debut film RX 100 Hindi remake

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With 2018 being one of the years where many star kids being launched, another star kid is all set to make way to the big world of Indian cinema. The dashing Suniel Shetty is definitely over the moon as his son, Ahan Shetty, is all set to be launched by Sajid Nadiadwala’s production house Nadiadwala Grandsons. It was announced earlier in October that the young man is all set to star in an action-packed Hindi remake of Telugu film, RX 100 Hindi. And the film will be helmed by Baadshaho director, Milan Luthria. On November 15, Nadiadwala Grandsons official Twitter announced that Milan Luthria welcoming Luthria read: "A great journey is about to begin! Another step for Ahan Shetty's debut, welcoming the new member Milan Luthria to the NGE Family." Luthria is known for directing films like The Dirty Picture, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, Kachche Dhaage, and Baadshaho. Speaking about the collaboration, Sajid Nadiadwala thinks that Ahan Shetty is in safe hands as Milan Luthria's forte has been..
                 

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Mahesh Babu’s multiplex theatre to open with Rajinikanth starrer 2.0

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Telugu matinee idol Mahesh Babu is going into the multiplex-theatre business. According to sources very close to Mahesh Babu, the Cineplex in Hyderabad which will be part of the biggest mall in Asia is being constructed in partnership with Asian Cinemas, one of the primary multiplex chain/brands in Andhra Pradesh. The Cineplex named AMB which is an acronym for Asian Cinemas and Mahesh Babu, is most likely to be inaugurated in December. The opening film will be Shankar’s sci-fi spectacle 2.0. Says the source, “At the moment Mahesh Babu is a creative partner in the project. AMB is a one-off partnership-project between Mahesh Babu and Asian Cinemas. But if the multiplex is a success, Mahesh Babu is open to further partnerships in the movie-theatre business. However, at the moment, the AMB multiplex is a one-off project. Though it’s being reported that Mahesh Babu is looking at expanding in the multiplex business this not the truth at the moment. ” The posh AMB Cineplex is looking at a “p..
                 

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Bharat: Salman Khan gets approval from the Ode To My Father makers for the Indian adaptation of the Korean drama

2 days ago  
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Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are all set to reunite after the Tiger series for the forthcoming Ali Abbas Zafar film Bharat. The film, as readers would be aware, is an adaptation of the Korean drama Ode To My Father but has been set against the Indian backdrop. Keeping in mind the fact that this Bollywood film needs to have a connect with the Indian audience; they decided to tweak the story to suit the Indian sensibilities. And after showcasing the final script of the same to the Korean makers, now we hear that Khan and the makers have received a nod from them too. If reports are to be believed, Salman Khan decided to increase the emotional quotient of the film and add some elements to suit the needs of the Indian market. It is also being said that he decided to increase the role of his ‘good friend’ Katrina Kaif compared to the one in the original – Ode To My Father. Sources have been quoted in reports asserting that it wasn’t Katrina who had asked for a meatier role but it was Salman..
                 

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Shah Rukh Khan CONFESSES that he can’t afford to have Gauri Khan to design his films and here’s why

2 days ago  
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Well, we all know that besides his acting talent, if there is another thing that superstar Shah Rukh Khan is known for, then it is for his wit and sense of humour. The actor, who is gearing up for the release of Zero, was recently asked about Gauri Khan designing for his films and pat came the quirky reply from the superstar-husband that he can’t afford her. For the uninitiated, Gauri Khan is a popular real estate entrepreneur and also a renowned interior designer. She has also ventured into production of films. Amidst her many ventures, the entrepreneur has been designing many restaurants and office spaces of late. Recently when an event was held earlier this week, Shah Rukh Khan was asked if he would ever have Gauri Khan design for his films. To the same, the superstar Khan replied that he can’t afford to have her on board since they make small films. He further went on to state that he just goes to the restaurants she opens because he gets free meals. He jokingly concluded it by ad..
                 

#MeToo: Alok Nath gets EXPELLED from CINTAA; Vinta Nanda calls it a landmark judgement

2 days ago  
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India’s Me Too movement led to some pretty explosive revelations as women from all sectors came out in open about their tormentors and harassers on social media. Bollywood was not spared too as Alok Nath, Sajid Khan, Nana Patekar, Vivek Agnihotri, Vikas Bahl, Chetan Bhagat, Rajat Kapoor, among others were named and shamed publicly. Television industry director Vinta Nanda had a shocking account of how Alok Nath abused, raped and harassed her decades ago while she was directing him in a serial. After this, lot of other actresses came forward and confirmed Alok’s behaviour has objectionable over the years. CINTAA took an action against Alok and expelled him from the body. Their official statement read: In view of the various allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Mr. Alok Nath, after due diligence and consideration, the Exec. Committee of #cintaa has decided to expel him from the Association. @sushant_says @renukashahane @FIA_actors @sagaftra @RichaChadha.” Vinta reacte..
                 

AANKHEN 2 is finally happening with Amitabh Bachchan, confirms Anees Bazmee

2 days ago  
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Finally Aankhen 2 is happening. The sequel to the popular heist thriller released in 2002 has been on the anvil. But was struck in a legal dispute which has finally been resolved. Says director Anees Bazmee, “As you know Aankhen 2 was to be produced by Gaurang Doshi who had produced the original Aankhen film in 2002. I knew Rajtaru Studios (co-partners Raj Rajtaru and Tarun Aggarwal) were co-producers. I kept asking Gaurang to get an NOC from Rajtaru. He insisted I shouldn’t worry. ‘If I am investing money surely I’ve got the basic rights in place,’ Gaurang told me. I went ahead with his conviction. We even had a mahurat ceremony attended by Bachchan Saab.” It was then that Rajtaru Studios raised objection to Doshi producing Aankhen 2. Says Anees, “Sadly Gaurang is no longer a part of Aankhen 2. It is being co-produced jointly by Rajtaru and Eros International.” Anees intends to plunge into the project in the second-half of 2019. “I’ve cracked a really interesting idea for the Aankhen..
                 

Akshara Haasan files an FIR over leaked private pictures

3 days ago  
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Celebrities are always in the media eye. Even their personal lives come under scrutiny. In the past, many Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities have become the victim of personal images being leaked online. It was only a few days ago when veteran actor Kamal Haasan's daughter Akshara Haasan came under the limelight for her leaked private pictures. The actress was in absolute shock over the leaked photos. On November 7, she released a statement on Twitter, “Recently, some of my private pictures were leaked on the internet. Who did this, or why, is not known to me yet. But what I do know is it is deeply unfortunate to make a young girl the victim of such an act only for a pervert mind’s enjoyment (sic). I have reached out to Mumbai Police and the cyber cell to seek their help in tracking the person/s responsible for this leak and hope to get to the bottom of this soon.” On Sunday, November 11, Akshara Haasan registered a complaint at the Versova police against an unknown person for allege..
                 

CONFIRMED: Karan Johar pushes Ranbir Kapoor - Alia Bhatt starrer Brahmastra release to December 2019

3 days ago  
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Karan Johar’s ambitious next Brahmastra is one of the most awaited movies for numerous reasons. For one, real life couple will entertain us for the first time with this film and secondly, it is Ayan Mukerji’s take on a superhero love story, and we have not got a film in this genre for a long time. Understandably, the excitement is palpable for this movie. Karan Johar just took to social media to announce the FINAL release date of this film. Brahmastra will release on Christmas 2019 and we can’t wait already! He took to his social media account and wrote, “#BRAHMASTRA #christmas2019.” We had already reported that KJo most probably would delay the movie which was supposed to have released in August, that year. The primary reason, according to the sources, is that Dharma Productions along with the director Ayan Mukerji wants to work on the movie and post production since it is one of the most important projects for all of them. The makers have already announced that there would be sequel..
                 

SCOOP! Roles of Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Sheikh cut short for China release of Thugs of Hindostan

3 days ago  
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Just yesterday, we had reported that come December the recently released Aamir Khan – Amitabh Bachchan starrer Thugs of Hindostan would hit screens in China. In fact, we had also reported that like its Indian release the Chinese release that was being done by Estars Films would be a massive release owing to the fact that Aamir has become a household name in China. Well, now we hear that before its release the film will, in fact, be re-edited to suit the Chinese audience. If what we hear is true then, Yash Raj Films, the makers of Thugs of Hindostan will be editing out major portions of Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Sheikh’s roles in the film while highlighting and increasing the role that Aamir Khan plays. Talking about the same, a source close to the development says, “Some major portions of Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Sheikh’s roles will be chopped away in a ruthless manner. Since Aamir Khan is more popular in China, the Chinese version of the film will feature him in a more..