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.

Saif Ali Khan in Jawani Janeman, Confirmed

#SaifAliKhan has hit a top gear in his career, with the success of Netflix show Sacred Games, the actor is in demand. After producing films like Love Aaj Kal, Agent Vinod and Go Goa Gone, has now announced his upcoming venture #JawaniJaneman in collaboration with Jay Shewakramani.

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Saif is collaborating with his producer friend Jay for a three-film deal. The duo has in the past worked together on Race and Race 2.

The actor will also star in their first production titled Jawani Janeman which is being touted as a family comedy and will be directed by Nitin Kakkar of Filmistan fame.

According to a press release, Saif will produce the film under his banner Black Knight Films along with Northern Lights Films. The film will go on floors in 2019.

Currently, Saif Ali Khan is promoting his upcoming project Baazaar, which 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.

The film also stars debutant Rohan Mehra, Chitrangada Singh, and Radhika Apte.

Ajay Devgn Unveils Dooba Dooba from Helicopter Eela

After re-created Ruk Ruk, the makers of #HelicopterEela are out with yet another heart-warming romantic track, titled #DoobaDooba.

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Superstar Ajay Devgn released the song on his social media profile. He captioned it, “Watch #DoobaDooba from @HelicopterEela”

The Dooba Dooba is a soulful rendition by Arijit Singh and Sunidhi Chauhan from the movie Helicopter Eela. Music has been given by Amit Trivedi. Lyrics have been penned by Swanand Kirkire. The video features Kajol and Tota Roy Chowdhury and the adorable chemistry. This is the first song from the film which actually shows the love story of Eela from in the film.

Helicopter Eela is an upcoming drama film directed by Pradeep Sarkar. It features Kajol in the lead role as an aspiring singer and single mother and is written by Mitesh Shah and Anand Gandhi. It is based on the Gujarati play Beta, Kaagdo, written by Anand Gandhi.

Anubhav Sinha Spoke Up On Social Media

Filmmaker #AnubhavSinha never shied away from speaking his mind, whether through films or social media.

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The Mulk director took to his social media profile and belted out 4 part tweet, slamming people and media houses stating that the circus around Tanushree Dutta’s allegations will make it tougher for women to speak up.

Director Anubhav Sinha took to his social media profile and wrote, “The Circus around Tanushree allegations will make sure women find it even tougher to speak up. What are you guys looking for? The truth? Justice? or just more juicy stories?”

Further adding, he wrote, “Go, dig deeper, investigate, find the truth instead of demanding bollywood celebrities for their tweets and opinions. In a few days you will move on to a bigger story. If you can help her find justice my friends THAT will empower them”

And finally addressing the real issue, the filmmaker wrote, “Pl stop bullshitting about SHW in Bollywood. Chief Ministers, Sports Officials, Senior Cops, Bureaucrats, Industrialists et al Please go thru some old news papers. Our society at large has never shied from exploiting women. If you think it is only Bollywood you are underinformed”

​Priyanka Chopra Turns Investor in a Dating App Company

World Beauty #PriyankaChopra adds another feather in her cap, the singer and producer turns an investor in US based dating app Bumble.

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The company has roped in Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra as an investor who will act as an advisor for its India expansion. Peecee took to her social media profile and confirmed her association with the company.

She wrote, “A new chapter for me! I am so excited to partner with @bumble and @holbertonschool as an investor. I’m honored to join two companies that strive to expand gender diversity in the tech space, and make a social impact for the greater good... let’s do this!!”

India’s online dating industry is estimated at $7 million (Rs52 crore) currently and its revenue is expected to grow at 10.5% annually till 2023, according to online statistics and market intelligence firm Statista. Compared to the US, where the sector generates annual revenue upwards of $250 million, things are just starting out for the online dating industry in India. With Bumble’s entry, things might now pick up pace.

Apart from entrepreneur ventures, Priyanka Chopra is currently shooting for “The Sky is Pink” with Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim.

Deepshikha Nagpal on a lookout for love

#DeepshikhaNagpal who is famously known for her negative roles in tv shows like ‘Son Pari’ ‘Baal Veer’ and ‘Ek tha Raja Ek thi Rani’ is all set to play yet another negative role but this time on the big screen. Deepshikha will be next seen in Chitragrahi production #HansaEkSanyog which is produced by Suresh Sharma and directed by Dheeraj Varma and Santosh Kashyap. The movie is based on the life of the third gender community (Kinnars).

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“I signed up for this film because I feel a type of connection to the Kinnars whenever I see them on the roads or at the signals. They have always been sweet to me and always keep on blessing me whenever I meet them.” Said Deepshikha.

“When the film came to me I wanted to do this film for them, I feel movies is the best way to reach out to a large number of people at one time; and when I got the chance I decided to go forward it.”

Sanjay Mishra to be seen in ‘Turtle’ a story of his upcoming film ‘Waah Zindagi’

Veteran actor #SanjayMishra who is well known for his roles in movies like Golmaal series, All the best, Massan etc will soon be seen in FTII alumni Dinesh Yadav’s directorial #Turtle, a movie that is made following the concept of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s ‘Make In India’ movement and was recently screened at a well-known three days film festival happening in Mumbai.

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The movie ‘Turtle’ is made on a very current and generic issue of draughts in India and the rest of the world.

According to the producer Ashok Choudhary the central idea of our film is something that everyone could relate to. The Mumbai response at the prestigious festival has encouraged us a lot, I am amazed with the fact that the audience is accepting and encouraging message-oriented cinema at par of commercial cinema. We even got lot of love from various other national and international festivals for the movie ‘Turtle’ which is 65-minute story of our feature film Wah Zindagi.

We plan to release the film by November 2018.

Shooting with a new director was a fresh experience: Aishwarya Devan

#AishwaryaDevan says after working with great directors down south, shooting for #KaashiInsearchofGanga with a new director and team was a fresh experience.

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Aishwarya Devan was present at the 9th Jagran Film Festival's closing awards on Sunday night alongside director, Anurag Kashyap, Sudhir Mishra, actor Vineet Kumar Singh, Swara Bhaskar, Varun Dhawan, Pooja Bhatt and many more bollywood celebrities.  


Devan who has been appeared in south films since 2011 and debuted in Malayalam opposite Prithviraj, was asked about her experience working with a new director in Bollywood she said, "Down south I have worked with a lot of great directors like K V Anand, Shaji Kailas and here working with a new director and a new team was a fresh and great experience for me."

Aishwarya will appear as the lead playing a journalist opposite the '3 Idiots’ actor Sharman Joshi who will be playing the title role of Kaashi.

In a previous interview Aishwarya said working with the 'Golmaal' star was a learning experience, " I never thought I would be debuting opposite him. He is an actor that I really look up to. He has had successful films like '3 Idiots', 'Rang De Basanti' and all his characters have been so memorable. I got to learn so much just on the first day when I started shooting with him. He is a very natural actor and gets into the character instantaneously. It was very inspiring experience for me."  

Off beat cinema is now receiving deserved commercial success: Niharica Raizada

#NiharicaRaizada who will mark her commercial debut with #TotalDhamaal says off beat cinema is now receiving its, deserved commercial success.

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Raizada was present at the 9th Jagran Film Festival's closing awards on Sunday night alongside director, Anurag Kashyap, Sudhir Mishra, actor Vineet Kumar Singh, Swara Bhaskar, Varun Dhawan, Pooja Bhatt and many more bollywood celebrities.

Asked if she thinks Bollywood filmmakers are able to make more quirky and different kind of cinema since audience preferences has now changed, Niharica said,  "Filmmakers are doing their best. By what the box office numbers are suggesting people are  loving very different kind of cinema. People have loved films like Stree, Mulk. I got the chance to watch some of this year’s releases at Jagran and they were amazing. Off beat cinema is now receiving its deserved commercial success which is amazing to see."

Talking about her upcoming multi starrer, 'Total Dhamaal' she said, "You won’t be dissatisfied with the film, it is a full comedy entertainer and a masala film. The entire film itself is a cherished memory for me because it has been the biggest project for me. The film will release in few months, in December."

Niharica will appear next in the Indra Kumar's 'Total Dhamaal.' alongside Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Ajay Devgan, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi and more.

Sonu Nigam always welcomes Young talent: Niharica Raizada

Niharica interacted with media at the Music launch of #AyeZindagi, a collaboration between 6 artists which include, #SonuNigam, Shaan, #SureshWadkar, #AshaBhosle, Siddhant and more.

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Talking about Sonu Nigam and his new album 'Aye Zindagi', Niharica said, "I would like to tell Sonu Sir, 'I will always support your work because you do it from heart and are always there to encourage young talent.'" 

Thanks to him Siddhant has got an amazing platform to present himself. And to get a mentor like Sonu sir is not easy. Sonu ji is the legend" Niharica added by giving him a salute. 

The Indie Music initiative has been taken up by Sony Music to promote more independent music in India.

When asked out of the six which singer's version did she like the most, Niharica said, "I really enjoyed Shaan's rendeption, then Suresh Ji. Even Asha Bhosle has her own version in the album and it has the same old sensual and melodious voice of her's which was amazing to hear again. What I like the most was the concept, 6 singer singing the same song, it was beautiful."

Niharica last was busy shooting for a French Film and will mark her commercial debut in Bollywood with Indra Kumar's multi starrer 'Total Dhamaal.' 

Ashish Bharti is debuting as a lead actor and director with ‘Black Rainbow’

After acting in theater and short films now, #AshishBharti is trying his hand in film-making with an adolescent's eternal love story cum thriller. The film's title under the banner of U R A World Entertainment #BlackRainbow.

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Ashish Bharti is making his debut as a filmmaker and lead actor with the film ‘Black Rainbow’, talking about his debut, he said, “It’s a dream come true moment for me to debut in acting & film-making at this early period of my career. Without any bollywood connection, it's was very challenging for me because I have to fulfill all the aspects of both crafts very well.I am trying my level best but I need love, support & blessings from audience & film industry .”

‘Black Rainbow’ will be a teenage eternal love story, which will also be a thriller. Which would not only be entangled in the love romance but also will advocate by removing discrepancies in society. The film will also have a take on about the past and the future of people engaged in Naxal activities, which will guide the new path to the confused youth.

Ashish Bharti have only desires that whatever work he do those must be milestone, unparalleled, awesome & admirable.

Monday, 1 October 2018

Kishwar Merchant- Niharaica Raizada Grace the Butterfly Garden X SHEIN Event to SHOP for a CAUSE

Actresses #KishwarMerchant - #NiharaicaRaizada were spotted last evening at the special event, 'Shop for a Cause' organized by the Butterfly Garden X SHEIN India and curated by Lateral Events in association with the #Betifoundation.

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The event which was a mix of fashion, food, music and more at the flea market, was held at Barrel & Co and proved out to be the best way to pass a Sunday. 

Shein India and Barrel & Co. expressed their happiness for joining hands with such a noble cause. Their statement read, "Shein India and Barrel & co are extremely happy to be a part of a cause that helps girls child education and has made a great difference for acid attack survivors too."