Vidya Balan to essay the role of Rani Lakshmibai Razia Sultana and Mirabai in Begum JaanWe had reported that Vidya Balan was starring in a female-centric film titled Begum Jaan where she along with other female characters live in a brothel who become the victim of partition between India and Pakistan.
We have now learned that Vidya Balan will essay three different roles in Begum Jaan. According to the reports, she will be playing iconic characters of Rani Lakshmibai, Razia Sultana and Mirabai which is an important sequence in the film. It is very important to the storyline and her character. It is also reported that designer Ricky Roy has spent weeks to do research on that period to design Vidya's costumes.
Begum Jaan is a remake of Srijit Mukherjee's Bangla hit Rajkahini which was critically acclaimed. Produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt, the remake is set in Punjab. The cast includes Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Flora Saini, Ila Arun, Mishti, Ridhima Tiwari among others and is scheduled for early 2017 release.
Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan to star in Yash Raj Films nextA while back reports stated that the Mohenjo Daro star Hrithik Roshan would be seen in Yash Raj Films' next venture Thug that will be directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. However, now we hear that after citing date issues, Hrithik Roshan has backed out of the project and will be replaced by none other than the perfectionist Aamir Khan.
Though the makers of the film have refrained from revealing details of the film, reports suggest that Aamir will commence work on Thug once he has completed shooting for Dangal. But what caught our attention was the fact that the film Thug will in fact feature a casting coupe of sorts with Aamir Khan sharing screen space with veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan.
While an official confirmation is awaited, Thug which is said to be an action adventure film will be an adaptation of the best-selling novel, Confession of Thug, a period drama set against the rampant thug culture in the pre-independence era. The film will also capture the relationship between a father and a son.
Priyanka Chopra plans to do one film a year between Hollywood and BollywoodPriyanka Chopra, who was last seen in Prakash Jha's Jai Gangaajal, is planning to balance her careers both in Bollywood and Hollywood. Recently, Priyanka Chopra had returned to India for 40 days to complete her endorsements and read some scripts before flying back to New York to begin shooting for her TV series Quantico.
While Priyanka Chopra is trying to be a global star, she has no plans on quitting Hindi film industry. When she was in India, she met with some of the filmmakers including Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Farhan and Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar among others to go through some scripts but didn't sign any film. In an interview with a daily, Priyanka revealed that not just Bollywood but she has declined more than six Hollywood films. Having said that, she added that her plan is to pick the best scripts and do one film from both Hollywood and Bollywood. Adding to that, Priyanka Chopra said she has always been a 70mm girl who could never give up on Hindi films.
Talking about the tight schedule between movies, TV show, and several appearances, Priyanka Chopra says she has always loved variety. Being a producer, actress, and an artist, she enjoys doing a little drama, a little humour and a little action. Juggling between several projects in Bollywood and Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra has now reduced to acting in one film at a time as she is creatively frustrated.
As of now Priyanka Chopra is only doing her TV show Quantico, which is being filmed in New York, as the second season premieres on September 25.
Krishna Raj Kapoor hospitalizedThe matriarch of the famous Bollywood family, Krishna Raj Kapoor was rushed to the hospital recently due to age related health issues. However, her family has assured that the matter isn't serious and she will be discharged soon.
Randhir Kapoor, her eldest son, mentioned that the doctors have been monitoring her health condition which is currently stable and he also added that she will be discharged tomorrow (on Wednesday, August 9). Talking about her condition, Randhir also stated that she has been receiving routine medication and her test results were normal. Apparently, Krishna Raj Kapoor complained of breathlessness because of which her family decided to get her admitted.
Rapper Badshah to croon in title track of Ajay Devgns ShivaayOn Sunday, the trailer of Ajay Devgn's much talked about and highly anticipated directorial venture Shivaay was released. Though the film is still a long way from release, its trailer has increased the audiences' anticipation for the film. Now we hear that the makers of the film will be shooting title the track for the film next week.
However, what caught out attention were the rumours stating that Salman Khan would feature in the said track. Clearing the air, a source close to the film says, "Yes we will be shooting the title track for Shivaay next week. However, it does not feature Salman Khan." Further talking about the track, the source adds, "The track will only be sung by Baadshah, but the music video of the track will not feature the rapper."
As for the film, Shivaay that is produced by Eros International and Ajay Devgn Ffilms features Ajay Devgn multi-tasking and playing many roles at the same time viz. producer, director and actor. Also featuring Sayesha Sehgal, Shivaay is all set for a release in Diwali 2016.
Judi Dench to watch Ali Fazal in Happy Bhaag JayegiDame Judi Dench, one of Britain's most distinguished actors, will be sharing screen space with our own Ali Fazal in British auteur director Stephen Frears' Victoria & Abdul. And Judi Dench will be watching Ali's new film the Indo-Pak saga of friendship Happy Bhaag Jayegi.
Says Ali, "Yes, she has expressed a desire to watch Happy Bhaag Jayegi. Judi is very interested in India and Indian cinema. We spoke about our cinema over lunch. And when I told her about my new film she said she wanted to see it. As soon as it is ready we'll take it to London to show her. I am most happy to show her this from among my films. It's a film I am proud of."
Ali's first meeting with the 81-year old Judi Dench was memorable. "At lunch in London I went down on my knees in front of her and kissed her hand. Of course I am going to be flirting with her. Our friendship in the film gives me the right to."
Madhuri Dixit promotes the cause of breast feeding at UNICEF event
Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit was at the breast feeding promotion campaign UNICEF in New Delhi on August 5, 2016. Mrs. Dixit Nene is the brand ambassador of ‘MAA – Mother’s Absolute Affection’ and marked the event by lighting the inaugural lamp. The actress looked pretty in a traditional sari and interacted with the audience and
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