Vidya Balan launches Train the Trainers initiative in MelbourneWhile Vidya Balan is the face of the Indian Film Festival that is held in Melbourne every year, this year the theme of the same was that of women empowerment. Known for her bold roles, the actress was not only felicitated at the festival but she also launched a unique initiative of sorts.
Spreading the message of education, Vidya Balan launched the Train the Trainers campaign in collaboration with La Trobe University in Melbourne along with the support of the Victorian Government. Mainly focusing on people and children with special needs, the initiative aims to provide assistance and education to all and have a few seats reserved for them in all educational institutions. Considering its collaboration, some of the professionals will be flying down to India to provide help for these children in the country.
Talking about the initiative, Vidya added that this will bring together specialists and teachers from Australia and India with a motive of working together to help and support each other in fostering the growth of education.
Kareena Kapoor Khan will shoot for Veere Di Wedding post deliveryWhile fans of Kareena Kapoor Khan were eagerly waiting to see her rapport with Sonam Kapoor on screen in the upcoming chick flick Veere Di Wedding, the actress' husband and actor Saif Ali Khan simultaneously announced about the arrival of their first baby. This further fueled up rumours about the actress walking out of the film but the recent statements released by Kareena and the producer of the film Rhea Kapoor put all rumours to rest.
Several reports claimed that Kareena Kapoor Khan is contemplating of quitting the film due to health issues and her pregnancy. But the actress has not only denied it but maintained that a schedule of the film will be shot post-delivery. Talking about her shoot schedule, she said, "We are going to shoot Veere Di Wedding for a couple of days in October. Then I will pick up the film post-delivery. I am definitely doing the film. We are working on how and when we can shoot." On the other hand, producer Rhea Kapoor too clarified on speculations about Kareena's exit adding, "The report is completely untrue. Kareena is very much a part of Veere Di Wedding and will be shooting for us in October and early next year."
Veere Di Wedding also stars Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania and is directed by Shashanka Ghosh. It is produced by Rhea Kapoor under her father Anil Kapoor's banner in association with Balaji Motion Pictures.
Sophie Choudry to launch her singles teaser through Sonam Kapoors appThe last few days had been buzzing with singer-actress Sophie Choudry's 'engagement', although there was no official confirmation for the same. The 'impact' of Sophie Choudry's 'engagement' was so huge that, many B-town celebs even started congratulating her. Sophie Choudry took to Twitter today to reveal the truth about her engagement by stating "Putting all the rumours to rest..THIS is what I can't wait for!! #SajanMainNachungi".
The USP of 'Sajan Main Nachungi' is that its teaser will be launched through 'Sonam Kapoor' app, making it the first of its kind ever. Speaking exclusively to Bollywood Hungama, an all excited Sophie Choudry said, "To add a dash of innovativeness to my single 'Sajan Main Nachungi', its teaser will be launched through 'Sonam Kapoor' app. This is a first time ever that a trailer is being launched though an app."
When asked to elaborate about the song, Sophie Choudry said, "It's an out and out party anthem. Because it's a bachelorette, people will get to know what exactly happens in a bachelorette. The video should be out within a week's time."
Ranbir Kapoor reveals being ignored by Hollywood celebs Natalie Portman and Quentin TarantinoRanbir Kapoor, who will be next seen in Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, recently opened up about several aspects of his life in an exclusive interview with Rajeev Masand. The actor spoke about his failures, his break-up and the time he was ignored by big names in Hollywood.
During the conversation, Ranbir Kapoor opened up about being star struck seeing certain Hollywood stars and being ignored by them. He spoke about the time he ran behind Natalie Portman in Tribeca in New York where she was on the phone and he didn't realize if she was crying. He quickly went behind and said 'I love your...' and before he could say 'work', Natalie turned to him and said 'Get lost' and walked away.
It wasn't the first time this kind of incident happened with Ranbir Kapoor. During the interview, he revealed that he saw filmmaker Quentin Tarantino promoting The Hateful Eight when they were shooting for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in London. When he heard the news that Tarantino was promoting the film in the same building, he ran to meet him. He just wanted a photo and autograph from him as he has been a big fan of Tarantino's work. When Tarantino came to the car, he waved before getting in his car while Ranbir kept shouting Quentin for a picture but that never happened. Later, Ranbir was teased for a week on Ae Dil Hai Mushkil set. But, he never felt bad about it.
Ranbir Kapoor did mention that he met Jake Gyllenhaal once and he was extremely nice.
On the work front, Ranbir Kapoor's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil starring Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is slated to release on October 28, 2016.
Salman Khans sister Arpita Khan gets robbed of things worth Rs 325 lakhsWhile the Khandaan was busy celebrating the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Arpita Khan Sharma however had to face an ordeal at her residence. Reportedly, cash and valuables worth Rs. 3.25 lakhs were stolen from Salman Khan's sister's home, Pacific Heights in Bandra.
The couple, Arpita Khan and her husband Aayush Sharma who stay with their toddler Ahil realized about the missing items on Sunday, August 21 after they returned from a holiday. Soon a complaint was filed and the case is currently under investigation. According to a police officer from Khar Police station, it seems that the said theft had happened quite some time back and they are currently in search of a maid named Aafsa who worked at Arpita's residence. The maid has been missing since July 30. As far as the valuables are concerned, recent reports claim that cash worth Rs. 2.25 lakhs were stolen along with 10 gm gold coin and a few designer wear.
Sonam Kapoor turns guest of honour for Women Entrepreneur ExhibitionWhile Sonam Kapoor is quite vocal about her opinions on social media, the actress has often also raised her voice against issues related to women. Now, she has been invited by the Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC) Ladies Wing as the chief guest.
Sonam Kapoor will be attending the Women Entrepreneur Exhibition which will be held in South Mumbai today, August 23 as the guest of honour. Sources claim that the volunteers and participants were keen on inviting the actress owing to the way she has promoted several causes related to women in the past. Sonam, on the other hand, who is eagerly looking forward to the event, was also all praises for the event which according to her is an apt platform to bring together the talent and skills of Indian women to the fore.
The Women Entrepreneur Exhibition which will be held in Worli will have several other personalities gracing the event that includes singers Kanika Kapoor and Alka Yagnik, Shaina NC, Rashmi Thackeray among others.
Sanjay Dutt to star in Total DhamaalEver since Sanjay Dutt came out of jail, everyone has been speculating which film will be his comeback one. The actor has gone through several scripts but nothing has worked so far. It seems like Indra Kumar has a finally given Sanjay Dutt the script he was waiting for.
We can confirm that Sanjay Dutt is on board to do the third installment of Dhamaal which is titled Total Dhamaal. Sanjay loved the script and has been planning to sort the dates accordingly. While it is unknown whether Riteish Deshmukh and Arshad Warsi will reprise their roles, Indra did say the rest of cast will be announced soon as the talks were still going on. He informed that the film will go on the floors sometime next year.
It is unsure which film will mark Sanjay Dutt's comeback, but this news assures that he will be back with a bang.
Akshay Kumar to shoot Toilet - Ek Prem Katha before Neeraj Pandeys CrackWe had reported earlier that Akshay Kumar will be starring in Neeraj Pandey's satirical comedy, Toilet-Ek Prem Katha. The actor-filmmaker duo will also be working together in a film titled Crack. The first look of the film was unveiled on Independence day.
While some speculated that Toilet-Ek Prem Katha and Crack were the same films with Crack as the new title, it has been learned that they both are two different films. According to a leading daily, Akshay Kumar will be shooting for the former movie first before beginning the shoot of Crack. Actress Bhumi Pednekar also stars in Toilet-Ek Prem Katha and it is inspired from Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan, a cleanliness drive started by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Directed by Neeraj Pandey and produced by Abundantia Entertainment along with Friday Filmworks, Toilet - Ek Prem Katha will be a light hearted film with a realistic touch. As of now, Akshay Kumar has started shooting for another satirical comedy Jolly LLB 2.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil teaser to release on August 30Earlier we had mentioned that the trailer of the much awaited romantic drama Ae Dil Hai Mushkil will be attached with Baar Baar Dekho. But it looks like we do not have to wait till September to get a glimpse of it as the makers have decided to give a sneak peek into the film this month itself.
A teaser of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is all set to be unveiled on August 30 on all digital platforms. The film triggered curiousity ever since the announcement of its casting details were made. Extensively shot abroad, rumours had it that the film is a remake of Doosra Aadmi but Karan Johar denied the same and maintained that it is a unique romantic drama. The music is composed by Pritam and we hear that the music will be really soulful, blending with the theme of the film.
Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead along with Fawad Khan, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is slated to release on October 28.
Sapna Bhavnani calls Salman Khan a monkey dancing in moviesRight before the release of his super successful Sultan, Salman Khan had triggered a controversy with his comment on rape. Followed by that, the superstar faced the wrath of feminists and women organizations who demanded an apology. Amidst the handful celebrities who condemned his comment, one was celebrity stylist Sapna Bhavnani.
Sapna Bhavnani in a recent interview about her upcoming memoir revealed that there is no mention of Salman Khan in it despite the fact that she came across the actor during her stint with the controversial show Bigg Boss of which he is the host. Further the stylist lashed out about him stating that he misuses people and that she doesn't give importance to such people in the book. Also condemning his 'rape' comment she continued the bashing stating that his comment was not only insulting but that she was left embarrassed about being an Indian, with his statements spreading like wild fire worldwide. She also agreed about the flak she received on social media for voicing out her opinion against him. Sapna also expressed the way she received warning from several people about refraining from making any negative statements against the superstar who is also said to be very influential.
Very few may be aware that Sapna Bhavnani did not get along with Salman Khan during Bigg Boss. In fact, it is being said that the stylist constantly accused the superstar of being a woman beater and the portions were chopped off whilst airing the episode. Also talking about her Bigg Boss experience, she described it as f**k all experience and also spoke about his stardom adding that people often talk sweetly to him because they want a job in his films where he dances like a monkey.
Rohit Shetty confirms Ram Lakhan remake is shelvedLast year, around the same time in August, Dharma Productions made a big announcement about the much talked about and much awaited remake of the 1989's Anil Kapoor- Jackie Shroff starrer Ram Lakhan. Ever since the announcement was made, several names started doing the rounds for titular roles, which included the likes of Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor and even Fawad Khan.
The latest update on the Ram Lakhan's remake is that Rohit Shetty has gone on record to say that they (Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty) have temporarily shelved this project. Rohit Shetty also spoke about how all the actors wanted to play Lakhan's role and that no one was ready to play Ram.
Rohit Shetty also dropped a hint that Karan Johar and he were doing something else, about which they will speak soon.
Vivek Oberoi organizes full body check up for CINTAA employees
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi organized a full-body check up camp for the employees of CINTAA (Cine And Television Artists Association) in Mumbai on August 21, 2016. Reports said that more than 350 employees registered for the check-up. Vivek while talking to the media said, “I have been associated with CPAA for more than a decade.
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Tiger Shroff and Jacqueline Fernandez promote A Flying Jatt in New Delhi
Actors Jacqueline Fernandez and Tiger Shroff promoted their movie ‘A Flying Jatt’ at an event at New Delhi on August 21, 2016. The promotional event was also attended by filmmaker Remo D’Souza. The highlight of the event was Tiger’s entry as he came flying down from the roof of the stadium. Tiger also showed off
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