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Trouble over release of ‘Jagga Jasoos’ continues!

Posted on 09 March 2017 by admin

‘Jagga Jasoos’ is one film that has  seen  several delays right from its inception. After a lot of hiccups, the shooting for  the Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif  starrer was  finally wrapped up last month.

The trailer, which was released soon after, received a positive response from the audience. While the audience is waiting with bated breath for this detective film, turns out there’s  another  obstacle  for the  Anurag  Basu directed movie. The wait for Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Jagga Jasoos got longer again.   There has been buzz about the film not keeping its April date with movie-goers.

Now, we hear that the detective drama might not release before July.

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‘Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana’ Teaser Posters Will Definitely Make You Curious

Posted on 25 February 2017 by admin

Akshara Haasan and Vivaan Shah will be seen in upcoming family entertainer ‘Laali Ke Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana’ and the teaser posters of the film featuring the fresh jodi, were released recently.

In the poster featuring Akshara, the lighteyed beauty is seen in bridal wear and a mischievous expression on her face as she clutches a piece of tamarind, hinting at the possibility of a pregnancy before marriage.

The other poster featuring Vivaan shows him holding a bouquet of wilted roses and a forlorn expression on his face. Needless to say, the teaser posters have made everyone curious to know more about the storyline and we guess the secret will be out as and when the film releases.

Written and directed by Manish Harishankar and produced by TP Aggarwal and Rahul Aggarwal under the banner Star Entertainment Worldwide Pvt Ltd., ‘Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana’ also features Gurmeet Choudhary, Kavitta Verma, Saurabh Shukla, Sanjay Mishra,Darshan Jariwala, Ravi Kishan, Suhasini Mulay, Navni Parihar, Kishori Shahane, Jyoti Kalsh and Ehsan Khan. This film is a family entertainer which revolves around a royal marriage and quirky characters, who are hilariously trapped in their own tragedies.

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Find out what made Sonam famous?

Posted on 25 February 2017 by admin

Remember Sonam Kapoor swaying to the tunes of Oscar-winning music composer A.R. Rahman’s “Masakali” with a pigeon on her head in “Delhi-6″? The actress says the song made her famous.

“Delhi-6″, which tells the story of an NRI, who returns with his ailing grandmother to his homeland and gets caught in a bizarre temple-mosque dispute arising out of monkey man menace in the heart of Delhi, clocked eight years of its release on the siver screen on Monday.

“The song that made me famous! I remember this so well, I was young joyful with no worries in the world,” Sonam tweeted on Monday.

The “Neerja” actress also said that the song was a symbol of freedom. “‘Masakali’ was a symbol of freedom and love… Abhishek Bachchan and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra… Eight years of ‘Delhi-6′,” she added.

The actress will next be seen in “Veere Di Wedding”. She will be seen sharing screen space with actresses Kareena Kapoor Khan and Swara Bhaskar.

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Very difficult to get good films: Taapsee Pannu

Posted on 25 February 2017 by admin

Taapsee Pannu has Running Shaadi.com, Naam Shabana, The Ghazi Attack and Judwaa 2 lined up.

Actress Taapsee Pannu is on a roll. She has at least four films lined up for 2017, and she is loving her busy phase. She has Running Shaadi.com, Naam Shabana, The Ghazi Attack and Judwaa 2 in her kitty.

“It’s very difficult to get good films for us, so I am very much excited about all my films,” Taapsee said here on the sidelines of a special screening of Running Shaadi, which is releasing on Friday.

The movie, debut directed by Amit Roy, also features Amit Sadh.

Talking about the romance comedy, she said: “I am little nervous and excited as well. ‘Running Shaadi’ is very special to me and because of this film, I got to work in Pink. I am looking forward to seeing the audience’s reaction.

“Until now you have seen me doing rough and tough roles, so now I want to see if I can also make the audience laugh. I am pretty sure this film will be able to bring a smile on everyone’s face.”

Running Shaadi revolves around a unique concept of helping people run away with the love of their life to get married.

In The Ghazi Attack, where Taapsee plays a prominent role, is based on the mysterious sinking of PNS Ghazi during India-Pakistan war of 1971.

Her Naam Shabana is an action spy thriller and a spin-off of the 2015 film Baby. Taapsee is reprising her role as Shabana along with the previous star cast Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher.

Besides this, she has started shooting for Judwaa 2, in which she will be seen playing Varun Dhawan’s love interest.

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Amy Jackson to resume shoot for ’2.0′

Posted on 15 February 2017 by admin

Actress Amy Jackson on Monday said she is set to rejoin the shoot of superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming Tamil science-fiction action-thriller “2.o”, a sequel to 2010 Tamil blockbuster “Enthiran”.

“Thanks Kerala! Next stop Chennai for ’2.o’ shoot,” Amy tweeted on Monday. Amy was in Kerala to perform at the Vanitha Film Awards.

At the event, she performed to a song from her Tamil film “Ai”, which has music by A.R. Rahman. “It was a privilege to dance to your magical music A.R. Rahman,” she wrote.

In “2.0″, being directed by S. Shankar, she is paired with Rajinikanth.

Nearly 80 per cent of the film which also stars Akshay Kumar, Adil Hussain and Sudhanshu Pandey – has already been completed and the makers are gearing up for its release this Diwali.

The film marks the Tamil debut of Akshay, who will be seen playing the prime antagonist.

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Yami’s family to throw a party to celebrate her success

Posted on 15 February 2017 by admin

Yami Gautam, whose performance as a visually impaired person in ‘Kaabil’ has been appreciated and applauded, is ready to receive a lot of love and warmth from her family and relatives.

The actress’s family is proud of her achievements and they are throwing a party to celebrate her success at their Chandigarh house, this month.

Yami has made a good name for herself in Bollywood, in spite of having a non-film background. Her performances have always been praised by the audience, be it in ‘Vicky Donor’ or ‘Badlapur.’

The actress has achieved success on her own merit and her proud parents have decided to celebrate their daughter’s hard work and accomplishments.

Yami is on cloud 9 as she has been receiving positive feedback for her pairing with Hrithik Roshan in ‘Kaabil,’ where she essays the role of a visually impaired woman with utmost conviction. When she heard of her parents wanting to throw her a bash, she was quite surprised and emotionally moved by this gesture.

The actress has also expressed that her parents have always supported her in all her endeavors and have stood by her like a rock.

Yami is all set to begin her action-packed shoot on ‘Sarkar 3′ soon, but before that she is looking forward to taking a short trip back home and having a nice time with her family and close relatives at her Chandigarh house.

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I’ve luxury of healthy body, great job, amazing family: Ileana

Posted on 15 February 2017 by admin

Actress Ileana D’Cruz, last seen on the big screen in Akshay Kumar-starrer “Rustom”, says she is most thankful to her family for her successful life.

Ileana wrote on her Instagram page on Monday: “Although work keeps me away from them, I’m thankful for a beautiful family. There are days I do not want to get out of bed just because I want another hour of sleep, I’m thankful; I have the luxury of a healthy body, a great job and an amazing family.”

Having made her acting debut with 2006 Telugu romantic-drama “Devadasu”, she went on to star in several Telugu hits such as “Jalsa”, “Kick” and “Pokkiri”. In Bollywood, Ileana is currently shooting for Emraan Hashmi and Ajay Devgn starrer “Badshaho”. She also has Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor starrer “Mubarakan” in her kitty.

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I can do any role as an actress: AnuShkA ShARmA

Posted on 15 February 2017 by admin

Actress Anushka Sharma, who has portrayed characters ranging from a betrayed lover to a wrestler in movies, says she can play any role if the right opportunities come her way.

“As an actress, I think I can do anything, but it depends on what kind of opportunities you get. I am lucky in that way. I have been given the kind of opportunities and done those kinds of roles. People have liked those portrayals. I think that is more important,” Anushka said here.

“As an actor, you constantly try to do more diverse work because, ultimately, you can only impress people with your roles. The characters that we portray on screen, people fall in love with that. Therefore, we all look for good and different characters and I am happy that I got those opportunities in my career,” added the actress-producer who will now be seen in ‘Phillauri’.

Her first production was the gritty thriller ‘NH10′, and now she is coming up with her second outing ‘Phillauri’, which is a quirky tale featuring Anushka as a ghost named Shashi.

While asked about choosing an out-of-the-box subject, Anushka said, “I think the idea came out because Karnesh (her brother Karnesh Sharma) and I wanted to tell a different story and present a new idea as well. That is why ‘NH10′ was made, which was well-received by people.”

“Similarly, the ‘Phillauri’ trailer is getting a good response in all aspects. The vision is to create good content and introduce new talent. It’s a very relatable character. I have tried to be honest playing the role. Finally, it depends on the audience how they react to the film.”

The film is directed by Anshai Lal, and also features Diljit Dosanjh, Suraj Sharma and Mehreen Pirzada. It is scheduled for release on March 24.

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Varun, Alia get colourful in ‘Badri Ki Dulhania’

Posted on 08 February 2017 by admin

The title track of director Shashank Khaitan’s Badrinath Ki Dulhania is a tribute to Holi. Interestingly, Badri Ki Dulhania is also the first Holi number for the lead actors, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt, though the latter had a montage scene of the festival in producer Karan Johar’s earlier offering, 2 States.

Composed by Tanishq Bagchi, penned by Shabbir Ahmed and choreographed by Ganesh Acharya, the peppy track gives a feel of what the movie is all about. Picturised on a set specially built for the purpose, the song, which releases today, has the vibe of nautanki in small towns and how people come together to cele brate the festival.

Shashank says, “We’ve tried to treat the festival in a novel way -it’s not restricted to using pichkaris and throwing colours. We have used colours as part of the cho reography , and there is a lot more dancing in our song.”

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‘Phillauri’ team ecstatic over response to entertaining trailer

Posted on 08 February 2017 by admin

There’s comedy, romance and a hook in “Phillauri” trailer, the response to which has left the film’s makers content and excited.

The trailer was unveiled on Monday morning to a positive response as Bollywood buffs found the idea of actress Anushka Sharma playing a ghost very unique and interesting.

Anushka, who has also produced the movie with her brother Karnesh Sharma under their banner Clean Slate Films, told IANS over phone from Mumbai: “We are very ecstatic. When you put out a film like this, you don’t know how people will receive it because you’re trying to tell a story differently.

“So when such a response comes through… It’s great. We are grateful with the response, and we are very charged up with the rest of the promotions, thanks to this amazing start.”

The trailer begins with Suraj Sharma — yes, the “Life of Pi” actor — in a very different persona as a NRI Punjabi boy who is made to marry a tree before he marries his fiance as he is ‘maanglik’. The humour comes in when the ghost who lived on the tree starts trailing him.

Anushka’s histrionics as the friendly and entertaining ghost look endearing, and the VFX adds to the look.

In a jocular tone, the actress said: “I thought playing human was too mainstream… Insaan se bore ho gayi (Got bored playing a human). But… this ghost is different and fun.”

Gradually, the trailer gives out that the ghost has a back story of unrequited love from a bygone era. And her love interest — a man who sings really well — is played by the multi-talented Diljit Dosanjh, who is happy to be a part of this “different” story.

“This film’s story was very different. I am a singer in real life, but not the kind of singer that I play in the movie. It was wonderful to be in this film. Punjab is looking very beautiful in ‘Phillauri,” Diljit told IANS, when asked about the picturesque hinterlands of Punjab that the trailer gives a dekko at.

From the trailer, one cannot tell much about what leads Anushka’s character to become a ghost. But that was the whole idea, says the film’s director Anshai Lal, who is making his feature film debut.

“The idea was to leave it ambiguous. There’s a lot of freshness in the movie — people have appreciated Diljit-Anushka’s pairing in the film, the VFX is being appreciated a lot in the trailer. Basically, what we wanted out of the trailer, we have got it,” Lal said.

Written by Anvita Dutt, “Phillauri”, releasing on March 24, is produced by Fox Star Studios and Clean Slate Films.

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