Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Amitabh Bachchan is father of our industry says Akshay Kumar

Mega Star #AmitabhBachchan conferred with ‘Indian Film Personality of the Year’ at closing ceremony of IFFI Goa 2017 on Tuesday in Goa. Before conferring the award to him #AkshayKumar gave emotional yet comical speech about effect of Amitabh Bachchan on his life.

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Addressing the crowd and Amitabh Bachchan who were present at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2017, Akshay said, “Today, I want to share that how his personality affect common man like me. I remember when I was 12-13 years old in 1980s, I visited Kashmir with my parents for vacation and in Kashmir, sir was shooting for his film. I was watching his shoot so my father told me to take his autograph so I went up to him and he was eating grapes at that time so I requested him to give me an autograph but while he was giving me autograph , my eyes were on the grapes that he was eating. I wanted to have those grapes in between that one of grapes fell down so while he was writing, I bent down and took that grapes and he noticed that but pretended that he didn’t saw it and with his autograph he gave bunch of grapes.”

Dilip Kumar Suffered Mild Pneumonia, Advised Rest

After recovering from infection not so long ago, Veteran actor #Dilip_Kumar was diagnosed with mild pneumonia b his health parameters are now normal.

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Dilip Kumar, who is 94 years old was diagnosed with mild pneumonia and was rushed to the hospital. Thankfully nothing serious, he is well now and have been asked to take rest at home, confirms a family friend Faisal Farooqui.

Faisal Farooqui, a family friend of Dilip Kumar took to the actor's official Twitter account and wrote: "Saab was diagnosed with mild pneumonia. He's been advised to rest at home. Allah is kind that all other parameters are showing normal - Saab is doing better now. Pls, remember him in your prayers and duas."

Earlier this year, in August, the legendary actor was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here due to dehydration and urinary tract infection but later his health condition improved and he was taken back to his residence.

Kareena Kapoor Khan on Harpers Bazaar Bride Cover

The Royal Begum of Bollywood #KareenaKapoorKhan is looking like a queen on the December issue of Harper's Bazaar Bride.

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The official Instagram page of the magazine released the cover. There caption read, “Fit- Fab and absolutely glam #KareenaKapoorKhan plays muse to best friend @manishmalhotra05 as he styles her in @mmalhotraworld, Neckpiece by @rosentiquesjewellery set with @gemfields emeralds. Ring by @narayanjewellersset with @gemfields emeralds for #BazaarBrideIn Dec’17- Jan'18. Editor: @nupurmehta18 Photographed by @errikosandreou Makeup by @mickeycontractor Hair by @francovallelonga Fashion Assistants: @rishabhk24 & @pranita.abhi Production: @imran_khatri"

Kareena looks royal and magnificent in a white embellished sheer corset top with ice blue surface ornamentation on it. She paired her heavily done top with a simple yet elegant white high-waisted flounced skirt.

On the work front, Kareena will next be seen in Shashanka Ghosh's Veere Di Wedding. The movie which is being co-produced by Rhea Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor also stars Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar, Shikha Talsania and Sumeet Vyas.

Ajay is perfect he never makes any mistakes: Kajol

#Kajol was present at a press conference held by Lifebuoy for their Help a Child Reach 5 campaign on Wednesday. During media interaction she talked about her experience raising kids and playfully said, Ajay is perfect he never makes any mistakes.

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When asked how does she and Ajay Devgn react to being caught doing something wrong by their kids she said, "If I am wrong and they catch it then I apologize and rectify it. Ajay Devgan is perfect he never makes any mistakes (laughs). He has an OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) when it comes to cleanliness. He keeps washing his hands over and over again. He is very conscious about it and keeps telling us to keep things clean too."

Kajol who is the ambassador of Help a Child Reach 5 announced young Handwashing Heroes at the event, when asked if she was a girl scout when younger she said, "I was not a girl scout at all. I actually don't know if I was a good child but in my childhood like now kids go for trips and visits I too used to travel a lot with friends, we had a girls gang  but we were not girl scouts."

The actress also spoke about the tactics she used as a mother to teach her kids the necessary cleanliness manners, she said the best thing to do it reason with them, "A little by scolding them a little by showering them with love, by explaining or talking to them. but the most important thing is to explain things to them. the first thing every child will ask is why? I think we should give them as much knowledge as possible by explaining things to them. if we tell them what to do and not to do they might not use it in life but if we explain it to them, again and again, they will keep it in their mind forever."

Miss World Manushi Chillar On Padmavati Row

#ManushiChillar, who won the #Miss_World_2017 title recently returned to the city a few days ago. The beautiful lady was snapped at a press conference today in the city. During her media interaction she expressed her views on Padmavati controversy, she said, we should make women confident.

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“I think there is one thing that all Indian women have in common is that we don’t feel persecuted for who we are and we actually face our challenges head on. And I think that is what we need to do; we need to be confident about who we are. Definitely we will face a lot of limitations and sometimes we do feel that it is not a very women friendly society but as individuals we should just set an example and make women feel confident that you can do amazing things as well” said Manushi Chillar, when asked about Deepika Padukone facing death threats for Padmavati.

As part of the Miss World competition, contestants were supposed to perform dances from their respective countries. A part of the first few rounds, the contestants are seen introducing themselves and then performing a dance that represents their country.

We intend to make meaningful cinema says Tera Intezar Producer

#Tera_Intezar filmmakers held a meet and greet with the film’s lead actor #Sunny_Leone and the producers Mr. Bijal Mehta and Mrs. Aman Mehta. During interaction with media co-producer Bijal talked about Bagesgree Films future and said, we intends to make meaningful cinema.

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Bageshree Films is debuting in Bollywood with Arbaz Khan and Sunny Leone, when asked what else does the production house have in store for the audience, Producer Mr. Bijal Mehta said, “We forayed in Bollywood with the right thought process. Ok, it's not hungry your passion but also a business for us. We did not step in, to go back and we intend to make meaningful cinema we are looking for other scripts already and will announce on next soon in a month’s time.”

A notice was issued to the producers of the film by Mattel Inc, the manufacturer of the trademark Barbie dolls. The makers have been accused of using the word ‘Barbie’ in the song without the company’s permission. 

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

I am producer of Raanchi Diaries says Anupam Kher

Veteran actor #Anupam_Kher who has turned producer with his upcoming film #RaanchiDiaries launched trailer of his upcoming film in the presence of Mahesh Bhatt, Rohit Shetty, Jimmy Shergill, David Dhawan and Satish Kaushik on Tuesday in Mumbai. While interacting with media, Kher shared his incredible journey in the film industry saying that he had come in Mumbai with Rupees 37 in his pocket but today he is producer of ‘Raanchi Dairies’.

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Anupam Kher, outsider from the film industry has given opportunity to young actors in his film so when asked him what it takes to present new talent amid debate of nepotism, he said, “I am living example in this industry that if you work hard and you are honest, you will always reach your destination. I came to this city with Rupees 37 in my pocket and today I am producer of this film. I feel hard work always pays off. When I heard Rohit Shetty’s early struggle when I did show with him from where we have reached today”

Talking about storyline of the film, Kher said, “It’s a slice of life film. I have grown up in small town. I have done my first job in small town so I understand characters of small town very well. Small town people have dreams, big city people have target. Apart from that, this film is funny, romantic. This film is basically about how small town people are and all characters in the film are real”

Raktdhar first Bollywood film showing a transgender’s death rituals

India is the only country where the tradition of eunuchs is prevalent today. There are about 1 million of them, though their role in life has changed drastically from that of royal servants, confidantes, and friends. Eunuchs, or hijras as they are called here, have become something to be feared.

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There have been myths and very few people know about the death procedures of transgenders. When a eunuch dies, his death rally is carried out in the night and no one else other than their community is allowed to see the procedure. It is believed that their funeral ceremony is sober. 

This mystery will be solved by the first Bollywood film, starring Shakti Kapoor to ever show a transgender’s death scene. Raktdhar’s base is about a rape case of Shakti Kapoor transgender's friend and the awful treatment they are given by the officials which leads to his death.  The film will also feature the truth of how awfully they are treated and what challenges they have to go through regularly.

Film’s trailer gives a glimpse into the story about love, political revenge and Shakti’s  struggle in society and the world of politics as he fights to take control and help his community.  The film casts Mukesh Rishi, Shahbaaz Khan, Ehsaan Khan, Deepsikha Naagpal, Manish Khanna and Archita Banerjee.

Monday, 11 September 2017

Priyanka Chopra Slams an SJW Troll on Social Media

Actress #Priyanka_Chopra owns an SJW heckler on social media for calling her out that actress is over-looking the needs of rural India over Jordan.

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Priyanka Chopra, as the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, is currently touring Jordan under the organisation's initiative to educate the Syrian kids. The actress has been constantly updating her Jordan itinerary on social media but was trolled for one such tweet. She was criticised for 'not visiting rural parts of India,' where children need help too.

A Social Justice Warrior (SJW) took upon himself to criticise actress by tweeting, "I would request @priyankachopra that do visit rural areas of India where malnourished kids waiting for food."

Karishma Sharma Looks Hot in Ragini MMS Poster

Here comes the most stunning and hot first look motion poster of famous #RaginiMMS installment, which is now converted into web-series.

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Ekta Kapoor’s produced Ragini MMS created a stir at the box-office. The second installment of the film starring Sunny Leone had also set the cash registers ringing. Now the ALT Balaji is all geared up with a web-series based on the plot of the two films.

Ragini MMS stars hot and stunning actress Karishma Sharma, who shared the motion poster on social media. She wrote, “@altbalaji Sex meets horror. Does it ring a bell? #Guesswhosback Stay tuned. Streaming soon! #ALTBalajiOriginal.”

Karishma Sharma looks sizzling hot in the motion poster as she is seen donning a very bold avatar. The motion poster went viral within minutes of its release, keeping the buzz alive, ALT Balaji released another poster on social media.

Chitrangada Singh to soon announce about her production plans

#Chitrangada_Singh who was present at the special screening for #Lucknow_Central on Sunday, during media interaction, said, she will soon announce her production projects.

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The actress Chitrangada, who has been away from the big screen for quite some time was asked if she has any projects coming up, she said, “I am working on a couple of things, which I will start talking about very soon, I am very excited. I am putting forward some film projects together, to produce and I am also working on ‘Baazaar’ with Gauravv K. Chawla (director) and Nikhil Advani (producer). 

Then there is also ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster’ that we are going to discuss about very soon. So there is a mix of all these things.”

When asked if she would like to work with Farhan Akhtar and in what roles does he perform best, actor director or singer, to which Chitrangada said, “Lately I like him as an actor, but I am waiting for him to direct. He should direct something for sure. As for working with Farhan, I hope it happens, I would love to it anytime.”

Kriti Sanon Signed Two New Projects

#Kriti_Sanon turned showstopper for a designer at #BT_Fashion_week and talked about her upcoming projects.

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“Yes, I do have upcoming projects but unfortunately I can’t talk about them right now. I think it should be left to the producers to pick out the right time and the way they want to announce the film. So I have signed, I have said yes to two projects. Let’s see, when and how it comes out” said Kriti Sanon on the sidelines of a fashion show.

It is been reported that Kriti Sanon is in talks with producers of Farzi, which will be helmed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. The actress name is also pitched for the latest installment in Kick Franchise, which also stars Salman Khan and Amy Jackson.

“Raabta” girl Kriti Sanon walked the ramp donning a traditional outfit. The actress looked gorgeous in a bright-colour traditional lehenga-choli that had intricate detailing and carried it off with grace.

The model turned actress expressed her joy over walking the ramp and enjoying good clothes. Kriti said, “I think I loved walking for them and I love wearing beautiful clothes in general. This piece is stunning and thanks to the designer for tailor-making it for me. I like the fact it got rich colours, which is not the usual colour. It got floral embroidery on the Lehenga, so it gives a very modern yet royal kind of a look.”

Futsal Made My Half Dream Come True – Tiger Shroff

Krystal Mumbai Warriors get Bollywood actor #Tiger_Shroff as the co-owner for #Premier_Futsal_Season_Two and actor is over the moon as his lifelong dream is half filled by this association.

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“I will be the face of Mumbai Warriors, I am very happy to represent the team. I’ve been a football player since childhood, it was my dream to be a football player and represent our country and I am feeling that my half dream has come true” said Tiger Shroff.

Bollywood’s leading actor Tiger Shroff is roped in as the co-owner and brand ambassador of Krystal Mumbai Warriors. Tiger Shroff will be one of the star attractions of Premier Futsal Season 2 apart from a range of celluloid personalities including Sunny Leone, Rana Daggubati and Arya.

Tiger Shroff is not limiting his association with just Brand name, actor quips that if he get a chance, he would play as well.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

The element of luck is bare minimum in Indian Poker League says Raj Kundra

#Raj_Kundra and his wife #Shilpa_Shetty attended launch of #Indian_Poker_League on Tuesday in Mumbai. While interacting with media, Kundra stated that the element of luck is bare minimum in this Indian Poker League.

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Talking about his new venture, Kundra said, “IPL just couldn’t keep me away, so I’m back. This is an ideal opportunity to put India on the global poker map. The winning team here will play as Team India at the World Cup .The format of match poker is digitally delivered cards around the table. There is website called MATCHIPL.com from where you can download the app and people of the country can start playing and depending upon how players rank in the country, then the federation will choose players and suggest them to team owners.”

“This app is phenomenal app. I have played many app in my life. This app is created by IFB. It can beat 95% of world’s best poker players. Once you come across this app you will come to realize that lot of skills goes into it and that’s what we are promoting here. Poker is a sport. It’s all about skill and it’s all about what you deliver, here the element of luck is bare minimum. You can have bad hands but be a very good poker player to win that hand”.

“We will organize lot of offline poker events with the federation collectively. If an individual is good at it then he can get into a paid professional player where he can make livelihood out of poker in India.”

Jacqueline Fernandez on Vogue India Casa Cover

If you’re a #Jacqueline_Fernandez fan, cheer up because the leading lady is all set of give a little sneak-peek into her home in #Vogue India Casa cover.

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The “Kick” girl Jacqueline has graced the cover-spread of leading home and decor magazine Vogue Casa. Actress unveiled tow epic covers of the magazine on her social media page.

She captioned the cover, “I will obviously have a pink couch @vogueindia CASA” and her second still, “Welcome home everyone!! Thanks @vogueindia @anaitashroffadajania for this awesome cover! @ashieshshah finally we made it a home!!! @shaanmu @taras84 and the rest of the team big big hug.”

On the cover, Jacqueline is sporting purple and floral colour designer dress and talks about her humble adobe.

On work front, Jacqueline has a massive and varied release line-up, which includes movies like Drive, Judwaa 2 and A Gentleman.

“A Gentleman: Sundar, Susheel, Risky” is an upcoming action comedy film, written and directed by Raj & D. K. It pairs Jacqueline and Sidharth Malhotra for the first time. The movie is slated for 25 August 2017 release.

I Am A Stunt And Food Savvy Person - Taapsee Pannu

“I am Stunt and Food Savvy person” say #Taapsee_Pannu during her media interaction at the cover launch of Health and Nutrition latest spread.

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Lethe, sculpted and stunning Taapsee Pannu is gracing the cover page of leading HEALTH and NUTRITION Magazine. During her media interaction the actress talked about being stunt savvy since her childhood. 

“I was pretty young when I realized that I am stunt person, only the world is realizing now. I use to do all those stunts on cycle; I’d race other kids on cycle. So I’ve a pretty stunt savvy person since childhood. I am food savvy person even more, I live to eat” said Taapsee.

Taapsee Pannu is noted for her action oriented roles, which definitely requires physical attributes and charm but actress added that she had worked hard over time to achieve the desired body but she was a nerd with glasses in childhood.

“I am a nerd. I use to have minus 3.5 power glasses, I had braces but I’ve never been a fat kid. I am a Sardarni, so I had a solid built. So I haven’t been a fat kid but super healthy kid” added Taapsee.

Taapsee hails from non-filmy background and craved her niche in Bollywood. She credits her “let’s try this” spirit and “luck” for the success in films.