Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Suniel Shetty And Ramesh Taurani Joins Let Avni Live

Bollywood actor #SunielShetty along with producer #RameshTaurani has come out in support of a campaign to save man-eating tigress Avni from being killed.

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The five-year-old tigress is currently the focus of a hunt for the past two months after she allegedly killed human beings in the lush Pandharkawada forests of Yavatmal in eastern Maharashtra last year.

The Bombay High Court’s Nagpur Bench on Tuesday admitted a PIL that sought a stay on plans to kill Avni and instead capture her alive.

Now Suniel Shetty has urged everyone not to kill the wild beast. He tweeted, “Chasing and killing a mother means risking the lives of young babies, especially when she's not been getting out of the forest & has confined herself to her home, the forest. Our national animal, we must show her respect, respect the forest & let them Live in peace #LetAvniLive”

Tips films head honcho Ramesh Taurani also tweeted, “#Avni - the tigress & her babies on the brink of elimination. They are inside the forest, helped by villagers. Large teams zeroing in on innocent lives. Need all of media to raise it and raise NOW to stop the killing! #LetAvniLive @letavnilive”

I Will Continue To Support #MeToo Movement Says Nandita Das

Manto Director #NanditaDas finally broke her silence over the sexual harassment allegations against her father, noted painter #JatinDas, stating that she will continue to lend support to the #MeToo movement.

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According to the latest update, a woman, who is the co-founder of a paper-making company, Tuesday came forward to claim that she was sexually harassed 14 years ago by Jatin Das.

Now, Nandita Das has issued a statement on her social media profile. She wrote, “As a strong supporter of the #MeToo movement, I want to reiterate that I will continue to add my voice to it, despite the disturbing allegations made against my father, which he has categorically denied. I have maintained from the very start that this is the time we all need to listen, so that women (and men) feel safe to speak up. At the same time, it is also important to be sure about allegations so as not to dilute the movement”

“I am touched by the number of people - friends and strangers - who are concerned and are trusting my integrity. I do believe truth will prevail. And that is all I have to say on this matter”

Check Out Radhika Apte And Rohan Mehra in LaLaLa From Baazaar

After unveiling Money and Party Anthem, the makers of #Bazaar are out with yet another peppy number titled “LaLaLa” by #NehaKakkar and #BilalSaeed.

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The official handle of Emmay Entertainment dropped the song social media. They captioned it, “Time to go #LaLaLa!! Sung by @iAmNehaKakkar & @Bilalsaeedmusic #LaLaLa from @BaazaarFilm OUT NOW!! #SaifAliKhan @rohanvmehra @radhika_apte @IChitrangda @gauravvkchawla @nikkhiladvani”

Fans, toss the champagne, get your dancing shoes on and groove to the beats of 'La La La' with Radhika Apte and Roshan Mehra as the duo is setting the silver screen on fire. The party number features the Radhika and debutante Rohan in a club setting, and their chemistry is mind-blowing.

The film, Baazaar is based on stock market scam and corruption. The film is directed by Gauravv K. Chawla, written by Nikkhil Advani, Aseem Arora, and Parveez Sheikh.

In the movie, Saif Ali Khan plays the role of Shakun Kothari as a ruthless businessman whose world revolves around money and the power.

Meet Guddu Pandit From Mirzapur, Teaser Out

After unveiling the first look and teaser Of Web-Series #Mirzapur, the maker is out with the second teaser introducing yet another troublemaking character Guddu.

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The official handle of Excel Entertainment dropped the second teaser on social media. They captioned it, “Dekhiye Guddu Pandit ka भौकल: @alifazal9 @YehHaiMirzapur @PrimeVideoIN”

Mirzapur is a gangster-drama set against the backdrop of northern India and has extensively been shot in Varanasi, Mirzapur and Mumbai. The show also marks the directorial debut of Gurmeet Singh.

Prime Video India series stars Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi and Pankaj Tripathi. The Web-Series is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. It is been created by Karan Anshuman and Puneet Krishna.

The first teaser was comprised of abstract images of antique handguns, hand grenades, skeletons, knives and carpets. Though it is hard to decipher the show's plot based on the first teaser but it does leave the audience asking for more.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan hopes audience will become WCI soldiers

#AishwaryaRaiBachchan says she hopes audience and media will become #WCI (Women's Cancer Initiative) soldiers and spread awareness about women cancer.

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Aishwarya who supports the Women's Cancer Initiative was present at the 'Soul Stirrings' event on Tuesday in Mumbai organized by WCI and Tata memorial hospital.

When wishing the best for WCI and sharing her thoughts about the initiative, Rai said, "I am here with Devieka Aunty and with the WCI (Women's Cancer Initiative) and their partnership with Tata memorial hospital. The WCI has been tirelessly working for fifteen years and I was with them in their initial year as well. My support has been ongoing and well always be there. It is a very important movement that needs constant work for innumerable years.

Media and audience have to be our soldier spreading our word because it is really about educating women in our country increasing their awareness and having them go in for regular check ups. Early detection gives hope for a possible cure."

The actress and former Miss World has been part of WCI since the initiative's first Pink Think fundraiser in 2003.

​Vidyut Jammwal is Brilliant in Junglee Teaser

Finally the most awaited teaser of #Junglee starring #VidyutJammwal is here and this one is beautiful and vibrant filled with Elephants, Jungle, meadows and mind-blowing action by “Commando” star.

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Actor Vidyut Jammwal took to his social media profile and shared the first teaser of the film and also confirmed the release date. He wrote, “Kahaani, ek josheele junglee aur uske doston ki kahaani. Presenting the #JungleeTeaser...Releasing on 5th April 2019. @JungleeMovie @JungleePictures #ChuckRussell”

Junglee is set to be an action-adventure thriller. The film is about a unique relationship between man and elephants and has been locked for release on 5th April 2019. Backed by Junglee Pictures, the film is directed by Chuck Russell, who has helmed Hollywood films such as The Mask, Eraser and The Scorpion King.

Vidyut Jamwal is best known for his action and stunts. He is seen performing some breathtaking action sequences in the film. Vidyut is seen essaying the role of a veterinarian who, on his homecoming to his elephant reserve, encounters and fights an international poacher racket.

While shooting for Junglee, Vidyut Jammwal spent most of his time forging a deep bond of trust with the elephants. When he learnt from the mahouts that elephants responded to humans emotionally and were very sensitive to their energies, he trained with the elephant whisperer and the mahout to communicate and interact with elephants and as a result he spent all his free time with the Tusker- Jai and the female elephant Oon to understand their personalities better.

Radio Connex 2018 – Grand Affair

The recently held #RadioConnex2018 was a vibrant get together of Radio industry. Marking presence of some noteworthy names including legendary radio announcer, #AmeenSayani, who was honoured for his legendary contribution by Mr. Anil Wanvari founder and CEO Indiantelevision dot com group, Sam Balsara founder, chairman and managing director Madison World and Madison Communications. Ameenji and ace ad film maker Prahlad Kakkar. Ameenji not only attended the event in spite of his ill-health, but also interacted with the whole radio clan. The show was hosted by RJ Anmol from Radio Nasha.

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Another key highlight of the show was RJ Devaki, who won the best RJ award in the International Radio Festival category. Ahmedabad RED FM's this Gujju girl had not only come decked up in her traditional attire but also grooved to her states number on the red carpet. She will be representing India at the International Radio Festival 2018, which is slated to be held in Malta from 29 October to 4 November 2018.

Speaking about the event, founder and CEO Indiantelevision dot com group Mr Anil Wanvari said, "It was great to have the entire Radio clan under one roof. There are very rare occasions like Radio Connex 2018, which manage to do so. Also, we were honoured to have Ameen Sayaniji grace the event."

On her victory RJ Devaki, who is popular back in Ahmedabad for her show, Morning No.1 said "I am very excited to win the best RJ award at Radio Connex 2018. It's for the first time that Radioandmusic has done awards in India and this will be the second among the radio awards, we have in the country. We were very delighted to be a part of this show. And of course, winning an award and then going to Malta to celebrate my country.

Niyanta Acharya's first bollywood break by Anurag Kashyap

#NiyantaAcharya,  and actor and model with an incredible instagram presence is known for her intensity mirrored by vulnerability. As a model signed by Bella Agency in Los Angeles, Niyanta has had an opportunity to work with numerous brands. She’s also had a substantial part in indie films such as Breaking Tradition, The Night Before and Girl in the Mirror. She is all set to take on her first bollywood project.

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Niyanta Acharya, an actor/model and a writer, has been signed by one of the ace b'town director. He is none other than Anurag Kashyap.

Sources say that "Anurag Kashyap for his upcoming movie  wanted a new face to fit in for a lead character and  nobody better than Niyanta could fit in the role.”

When asked about the same Niyanta stated, "I’ve been a big fan of Anurag Kashyap ever since I stumbled across ‘Sacred Games’ on Netflix. His ability to portray the truth on screen, no matter how discomforting, sets him and his work apart. And of course, as an actor, I find his work riveting.”

Hope I will get to work with Priyanka in future says Disha Patani

#DishaPatani who was excited to work with Priyanka in #Bharat said she felt a little bad when the 'Quantico' actress dropped the project.

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Disha interacted with media at the 'Bombay Fashion Week' Day 3 on Sunday.

Disha Patani who will be seen in Salman Khan starrer 'Bharat' was also suppose to star the international actress Priyanka Chopra. When asked Disha about Priyanka's abrupt exit from the film. She said, "I am a big fan of priyanka I felt a little bad but then, its ok. Its her decision and ofcourse I respect and love her. But maybe in future I'll get a chance to work with her."

The actress walked down the ramp wearing a lemon pink lehenga for Kalki fashion. The signature outfit was  layered with embroideries in vintage English colours embellished with gold metal yarns, and resham.  

When asked her opinion about the huge uproar around the Me Too Movement, she said "I feel very proud right now that women are speaking up for themselves and have a voice now. I feel like few years back people wouldn't have reacted the same way they have now, thanks to social media. I am very happy change is coming and every person should be scared before they speak and touch a girl in the wrong manner."

Bollywood Razzle Dazzle At Dream Dandiya By Digital Detoxx

Starry, Musical and Whimsical Night is here when Bollywood Hunks and Divas razzle-dazzle the #DreamDandiya party organized by #DigitalDetoxx here in Mumbai.

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Chaitanya Akolkar of Digital Detoxx presented the most fun, colorful and praiseworthy innovative idea, Dream Dandiya, where entire Bollywood danced the night away on the 14th of October at Flags, Lokhandwala.

The successful event was mainly organized by Chaitanya Akolkar and Chittaranjan from Digital Detoxx and actors Sangeeta Kapure, Gaurav Sharma, Mamta Sardesai, and Vandana Khandelwal. It was a starlit night of Navratri where several TV celebrities and B-towners were seen glistening in colorful traditional attire.

Dazzling and stunning celebrities such as Tanushree Dutta, Vatsal Sheth, Ishita Dutta, Gaurav Sharma, Sangeeta Kapure, Chaitanya Akolkar, Shweta Mehta, Chittaranjan, Pankaj Karla, Mickey Dudlani, Jignesh Joshi, Chita Yagnesh Shetty, Kripa, Ishita Raj Sharma, Sanket More, Rahul Sharma, Pooja Joshi, Armaan Ali, Lakshay Narula, Prajakta Mali, Vandana Khandelwal, Balraj Singh, Saurav Trivedi, Sherlyn Chopra, Mamta Sardesai, Jaspinder Narula,Virendra Shankar, Neetu Wadhwa, and more danced the night away.

Even literary genius Anjana Sood graced the event.

KASHISH KHAN, FROM AN ACTIVIST TO A PRODUCER

Talking about her early life and how she started the NGO, with her mom Basiri Khan, Kashish says “I come from a very small village Mewat in Haryana. Being from a village, my Mom and I  always wanted to do something for the betterment of society especially girls and take a stand for them.

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I had even raised my voice for girl’s education and for such social causes. Moreover, I started an NGO named “Janseva Sangathan” and since 15yrs we are continuously working for a campaign “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” in NCR, Haryana.

After going through such hardships and struggles in my early life and coming out of it, I thought that I should create a path for other girls so that they are able to create one for them and have a bright future. I am now a self-made, strong and independent woman and have even made my name in the film industry where I represent myself as a film producer.”

Koren Government made me her the brand ambassador of South Korea for beauty and health products. 

This one-woman army is spreading her wings and is not only a social activist but also an entrepreneur. She ventures in movies and has been an active participant in the hospitality business. 

Friday, 5 October 2018

Shakti Kapoor and Poonam Pandey! Ever imagined the pair?

The most awaited movie of the year #TheJourneyOfKarma, the trailer of the movie is finally here, and is sizzling the digital media!

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That's right! Who would have ever imagined the great villain "Shakti Kapoor" and the sexy "Poonam Pandey" in one frame? This movie promises you all the masala, hotness and spice that gets you engaged within no time with a flavour of Karma and how it plays it's part in ones life. Which surely most of you believe in. 

When asked about the experience and the reaction of the fans Poonam said "Had a great experience shooting with Shakti kapoor. He used to call me Lolita on set 
( my new nick name basically). The trailer's response is fab too. Trust me this one was unexpected, the numbers are already millions and i am excited about it"
Surely your fans are too Poonam!

If watched the trailer.. the dialogues,scenes, cinematography and intensity of the characters are hilarious and intriguing. Over a love story between Shakti Kapoor and Poonam Pandey. Does that ring a bell?

Kangana is like Rani Lakshmi Bai in real life says Manikarnika Producer

#Manikarnika's producer Kamal Jain says #Kangana is like #RaniLakshmiBai in real life.

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Producer Kamal Jain interacted with media after the film's trailer release on Friday.

Talking about the film and their choice to cast Kangaga as the lead he said, "When we first looked at the story and thought about it we realized the subject matter is really larger than life. This is our country's story that is part of all of us. She is a symbol of heroism. Without a doubt in our mind we knew Kangana is the most suitable one to do this film. In real life also she is like Rani Lakshmi Bai and is one of the finest actors in the country today."

Kangana Ranaut plays the titular role of Rani Laxmibai in the film. It also stars debutant Ankita Lokhande in pivotal role.

He added talking about the film's teaser release, "If you have seen the teaser she absolutely looks the part. I must say she worked extra hard to portray the character. She sort of has given her life to this film."

'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi' is an epic biographical film based on the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi.

Sui Dhaaga is a tribute to the common man of India: Varun Dhawan

#VarunDhawan says his recent successful film, #SuiDhaaga is a tribute to the common man of India.

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Varun Dhawan interacted with media at the success press meet of 'Sui Dhaaga' with the film's co-star Anushka Sharma.

When asked Varun Dhawan how it felt to have the film cross 100 crores world wide and people appreciate the film so much, he said, "Sui Dhaaga was always a mixture of content and commerce and when such a film does great it feel well. And especially when common man comes to you and tells you how they related with your character it feels great. Sui Dhaaga in a way is a tribute to the common man of India. This film will always be special for me."

Varun and Anushka in the film are seen as the married couple Mauji and Mamata as a tailor and an embroidery craftswoman.  

Anushka's acting has been appreciated by critics and audience alike and also been deemed as National award winning performance. When asked to comment on the same she said, "I can't comment on something like that and don't even want to think about it."

She also went on to add that she is grateful for all the appreciation. "First of all I am very grateful that the performance has been appreciated the way it has been. As actors we work in a film like this that touches the audiences heart and loved by all age groups of people. I think such a film has to do good. It is a necessity. For people to say that they didn't seen Anuskha but just Mamta in the film makes me very grateful. And to convince people of that character who is so different than me and to be appreciated for that role makes me very happy.

Farhan Akhtar Unveils his Latest Single, Jaane Ye Kyun Kiya

Multi-talented #FarhanAkhtar has established himself as an actor, singer, director, writer and producer. The actor has now taken his love for music to the next level, unveils his first ever Hindi single as an independent singer, titled #JaaneYeKyunKiya.

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Farhan took to his social media profile and shared his single online. He wrote, "Here we are... from @RochakTweets and myself for you, courtesy the rocking team at @ZeeMusicCompany #JaaneYeKyunKiya...the official video. Hope you like it. Love”

In the video, Farhan explores the Icelandic territory. The music video is woven around the theme of long-lost love. The song has been penned and crooned by Farhan. He has released the song in collaboration with Indian composer, instrumentalist and lyricist, Rochak Kohli.

Apart from his latest single, Farhan Akhtar is currently busy with “The Sky Is Pink”, which also stars Priyanka Chopra and Zaira Wasim in the leading roles.

Deepika Padukone to Play Acid Victim Survivor in Meghna Gulzar Directorial

After playing a gritty and majestic role in Padmaavat, the stunning actress #DeepikaPadukone is all set to play the acid victim survivor in #MeghnaGulzar’s untitled movie.

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Actress Deepika Padukone will be seen playing the role of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal in a Meghna Gulzar directorial. In addition to playing the titular role, the actress has also decided to turn producer with the film.

Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news on social media. He tweeted, “IT'S OFFICIAL... After #Padmaavat, Deepika Padukone teams up with #Raazi director Meghna Gulzar... Deepika will portray the part of an acid attack survivor in the film”

The yet-untitled film will be based on the life of Laxmi, who was attacked at the age of 15 in 2005. Her assailant was a family acquaintance who bore a one-sided attraction towards her, which turned into a mortal grudge when the girl refused to accept the man's advances.

Laxmi took up the job of helping acid attack survivors and promoted campaigns to stop acid attacks. She even received the US State Department’s International Women of Courage Award in 2014 from the former First Lady of United States, Michelle Obama.