Shutter In Hindi

Shutter In Hindi

The south director Alphonse Puthran is all set to go ahead with the remake of the Malayalam thriller “Shutter” in Hindi. The possible cast will be Anil Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, AbhayDeol and Tusshar Kapoor and the team is awaiting confirmation from the artists. Alphonse Puthran, who is riding high with the super hit film in Malayalam-Tamil, “Neram”, will be retaining the same successful technical crew for the Hindi project also. The pre-production work is in full swing. The original film in Malyalam, “Shutter”, was directed by Joy Mathew and is a satirical take on the Indian workers in the Gulf.

 

 

Cold War Continues

The two big Khans of the Bollywood industry, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan turned foes in a birthday party of Katrina Kaif in2008. It is a known fact that since then they have tried and avoided meeting each other in public.

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The World Looking At Indian Film Makers

The World Looking At Indian Film Makers

When the world is celebrating 100 years of India Cinema it was rare honour for the Indian film industry when renowned and much talked about actor Irfan Khan was the guest of honour at the London Indian Film Festival 2013. Other stars accompanying Irfan were PreeyaKalidas, FerenaWazeir and AsifKapadia. It was a heartening sight when Irfan and ace director AdoorGopalakrishnan conducted master classes as part of the festival.

The classes received very good response from the crowd. LIFF 2013 inaugural film was a work by NawazuddinSiddiqui, Monsoon Shootout.ShilpaShukla’sB.A.Pass(Hindi), Q’s TasherDesh(Bengali), Pune 52(Marathi) and Akshay Kumar’s Marathi production, 72 Miles- EkPravas were the other films showcased in the festival. The closing film is the much talked about Hindi film Bombay Talkies. This is a set of four short films made by well known directors like AnuragKashyap, Karan Johar, ZoyaAkthar and Dibakar Banerjee.

 

Salman’s Appeal

Salman Khan will be keeping his fingers crossed till the 19th of August 2013. The actor according to sources will be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the hit-and-run-case. He was directed by the Mumbai sessions court to pay Rs.19 lakhs to the victims. The case which has already been postponed by several times will be next heard on August 19, 2013. Salman had appealed for a retrial and had pleaded not guilty. The court had rejected his plea on June 24th. The lawyers had filed a request in the court asking for self-restraint in the media.

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Kareena Kapoor To Come Up With ‘Bebo’ A Signature Collection

Kareena Kapoor To Come Up With ‘Bebo’ A Signature Collection

Kareena Kapoor, one of Bollywood’s hottest actresses is well known by her nickname ‘Bebo’. Now she has come up with a design label called ‘Bebo’. An international brand is reported to have contacted her to get a signature denim line designed, in which her nickname is to be used. It was Kareena Kapoor who initiated the trend of ‘size zero’ and she seemed to have impressed the renowned brand with her presence and appearances. Kareena Kapoor is lending her own name to the collection. According to a statement from a source, it has been stated that when this Bollywood actress gets associated with a health or fashion initiative, it always proves to be a success. Kareena is well known to have an international appeal and always dresses impeccably and international brands are always on the lookout for such a quality. In the year 2000 she had stormed the film industry of India with a hit film, “Refugee” after which she began to endorse a number of top brands including Globus. In fact in the Indian film industry, she is termed as one person who can set a trend.  

 

Shahrukh Khan Plays The Role Of A Psychotic Lover It has been reported that Bollywood’s King Khan, is to play the role of a psychotic lover in ‘Happy New Year’ the next venture of Farah Khan. In the violent love story ‘Darr’ he has played a similar kind of role and accordingly now has the required experience to play the role of a psychotic lover. Under the banner of Yash Raj Films, Yash Chopra had directed this violent story ‘Darr’. People had appreciated Shahrukh Khan’s role in the film besides which he also got a nomination at the Filmfare awards as the Best Villian. There had been a lot of rumors about the role Shahrukh is to play in the film ‘Happy New Year’. However, the film’s female lead is yet to be decided upon by the makers of the film project. Abshishek Bachchan is also part of the film. There have been rumors that Aishwarya Rai, the beautiful diva from Bollywood had been approached to play the female lead opposite Shahrukh Khan. However she rejected the offer as she wouldn’t be able to pair opposite her real life husband, Abhishek. Boman Irani is also to play a part in the film along with Abhishek Bachchan. Everyone has been waiting for this film. It was last month that the film was supposed to go on the floors. However Shahrukh Khan had to undergo an emergency surgery for his shoulder due to which it was not possible for the film to go on the floors and this was postponed. As of now the shooting is scheduled to begin after two months, in September.

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How Did Bhaag Milka Bhaag Begin

How Did Bhaag Milka Bhaag Begin

One of the most awaited films of this year has been ‘Bhaag Milka Bhaag’. Its release is something everyone had been waiting for since a long time. The story is about Milka, a flying Sikh. During the 1947 partition, he had lost his entire family. He went on to compete at the Olympic Games during the years 1960 and 1964. The director of the film is Rakeysh Mehra. He states that Milka is one figure that is larger than life and that everyone has grown up with the folklore of Milkha. Milkha is what Jesse Owens has meant for the field and tract for the West and what Pele has meant for football. The title of the film ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ is nothing but Milkha’s father’s last memorable words to Milkha. He had asked him to run for his life or else he would have been killed during the riots. Milkha did run and along with other refugees and boarded a train.

Milkha had a deep impact on India, a country which was trying to recover and grow from the struggle of freedom. The kind of impact, Milkha Singh had on the nation simply enthralled director Rakeysh Mehra. The director gives an explanation that during that time, they had been searching for heroes but those who were outside of politics. The world knew Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister and Mahatma Gandhi, but no other hero. Accordingly Milkha decided to go out there and help in conquering the world for his country and in turn become a hero. Rakeysh Mehra states that Milka always ran along with his fears, but never away from them.

In Rome at the Olympics in 1960, Milkha had attained the fourth position in the four hundred meter race. The race was an interesting one especially because to come in the fourth place, a photo finish was required. At the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, Milkha had beaten all to win the gold medals. However at the Olympic Games he came fourth and thus could not win a medal at the Olympics, which had always been his dream. In this film, a blockbuster, a number of elements including action, emotion, drama and dance have been incorporated. According to Rakeysh Mehra, the main key in any film is drama. In the past a number of other directors too had experiment with other biopics and as the latest, Rakeysh Mehra too had joined the list. Milkha Singh’s role is being played by Bollywood actor, Farhan Akhtar.

According to Farhan, playing the role of a living person can be quite a challenging task. A lot of preparation is required mentally as well as physically, he states. Farhan further says that he wanted people to believe that an athlete was cast in the film after which he was taught how to act, rather than the other way round. When a person walks onto the running track, there is a feeling of belonging to that space with comes from the energy exuded from within.

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Marriage Is Not A Big Deal For Salman Khan, KangnaRanaut, Kareena Kapoor And Parineeti Chopra!

Marriage Is Not A Big Deal For Salman Khan, KangnaRanaut, Kareena Kapoor And Parineeti Chopra!

It is the belief of a few Bollywood actors and actress that marriage is not such a big deal. In fact it is not as necessary as it is otherwise considered. What is all the big fuss about marriage, they think! Salman Khan is one of the most eligible bachelors in Bollywood right now. The whole country is waiting for this Dabangg actor to lose his single status. Actually, in his to-do list, getting married is not even the remotest option. He revealed this recently. He says he doesn’t know about marriage, but without getting married, there is a way to have kids and he is keen in that. In an interview Salman Khan stated that he is trying to identify a way of doing that. Steering clear of matrimony is not what just Sallu wants. Even Kareena Kapoor Khan who after a long deliberation has got married to Saif Ali Khan had stated before marriage, that it is no big deal getting married. In the past five years, she and Saif have managed to be together and hopefully in the next twenty-five years they will manage to do so. According to Bebo, marriage is nothing but just a legal paper. For the future generation, it seems that the marriage certificate will not be seen as a kind of permission for the couple to cohabit. Parineeta Chopra states that she is pretty cool about live-in relationships. When the day ends, it is normal to meet the partner, even in a live-in relationship. In case you feel tired, you can sleep in his home and return back to your own home in the morning. If this is done 3-4 times a week then it can be considered as a live-in relationship, according to her.

According to Imran Khan, there are many other actors who love the idea of being bonded legally. If you get married, it feels great. Many people get scared about marriage, but actually it is nothing like that. In fact Imran highly recommends marriage. In 2011 he married Avantika Mallik, his long time girlfriend. Even Vidya Balan has vouched for wedded bliss and wholeheartedly believes in the institution of marriage. She stated that even before she met Sidharth Roy Kapoor, her groom, she had planned the whole wedding ceremony in her head.

So what is the big deal about marriage for a few actors? According to them, marriage creates a dent in their career in films. It results in a rapid dropping of the actor’s salability. Kareena Kapoor states at the FICCI Frames 2013 opening day that both marriage and films are two different aspects and they should not be clubbed. If in case a girl gets married or loves someone, it will not mean that her onscreen character will not be loved by people. It is not at all a crime to get married or fall in love, she states. Even if such is the common thinking or perception, a number of Bollywood towners are being driven away from tying the nuptial knot.

 Just Like Shahrukh, Should Saif Ali Khan, Aamir Khan And Salman Khan Confess That They Are 40-Plus!

At the Chennai Express promo, Shahrukh Khan almost disclosed his real age. It is being talked about whether such an example will be followed by his peers as well or not. People leaped in sheer astonishment when Shahrukh Khan called himself forty year old in the film. His real age should be somewhere close to 47 years actually. Instead of making a claim that he is a 25 year old energetic boy, he claims that he is just 40-plus. Just like him there are a number of actors taking great pride in looking young and feel that they can pass the muster of being young twenty year old lads!

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