Kriti Sanon to romance Salman Khan in ‘Sultan’?

'Heropanti' actress Kriti Sanon is being considered for Salman Khan's recently announced film 'Sultan'.

Kriti Sanon, who is currently working on Rohit Shetty's 'Dilwale' that features Shah Rukh Khan and Varun Dhawan, is very keen on signing up for Salman Khan's 'Sultan'.
By: BollywoodHungama.com | Mumbai | Published on:June 29, 2015 4:15 pm

Salman Khan may be gearing up for his soon to release film ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. But the actor’s cult following, apart from awaiting his next release, is already looking towards his recently announced film ‘Sultan’. In fact we hear that the ‘Heropanti’ actress Kriti Sanon is being considered for the film.

Though confirmation is on the same unavailable sources say that the script has already been narrated to Kriti Sanon and the actress, who is currently working on her next ‘Dilwale’ that features Shah Rukh Khan and Varun Dhawan, is very keen on signing up for ‘Sultan’.

As for the film itself, ‘Sultan’ that is being produced by Yash Raj Films and will be directed by Ali Abbas Zaffar and is slated to go on floor next year with a release on Eid 2016.
Source - indian express

Bollywood superstars book all festivals till 2016

After Eid 2016, Salman Khan books Eid 2017 too!

Fans and Bollywood insiders have not even stopped discussing about the clash between the two Khans of Bollywood, Shah Rukh and Salman, on Eid 2016 with their films Raeesand Sultan releasing on the same date, and here comes another news. According to a report on Pinkvilla.com, Salman Khan has now even booked Eid 2017. The report further states that the actor is planning to release the third installment of his hit franchiseDabangg on Eid 2017. The actor will start shooting for the film once he completes shooting for Sultan, stated the report.

ABCD 2 review: Varun-Shraddha heat up the dance floor

Shraddha Kapoor and Varun Dhawan in a still from ABCD 2

Cast: Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhudheva, Raghav Juyal

Direction: Remo D'Souza

Ratings: (3/5)

A film titled ABCD 2 - Any Body Can Dance 2 - has but the dance as the fulcrum of it all. In this semi-fictionalised tale of the Fictitious Dance Group's journey, dance is what takes the cake. And there's much patriotism, too. In a nutshell, one's review after watching ABCD 2can just be that it is an enjoyable film. Yes, there are those inescapable parts where the film loses the viewer, but more on that later.

Govinda’s daughter debuts in Bollywood with 'Second Hand Husband'



Bollywood comedy icon, Govinda’s daughter, Narmadaa has launched herself as Tina Ahuja in upcoming Bollywood romcom Second Hand Husband.

Screen names are no new thing in B-Town but it is commonly believed that having a different screen name has everything to do with numerology. Interestingly, this is not the case with Narmadaa aka Tina.

According to Times of India, a close friend of the debutante confirmed that saying, “Tina happens to be Narmmadaa’s nickname. We (her close friends) address her as Tina for a couple of years now. So when it came to her acting debut, we thought her nickname sounded way cooler. Since she is young, Tina embodies her personality better, which is why the decision.”

Varun can never replace Salman Khan, says David Dhawan

"Shuddhi" first went to Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor and Salman before Varun and Alia Bhatt came on board. Salman tweeted his approval and support for the "Badlapur" star after the casting news became public.
By: Press Trust of India | Kuala Lumpur | Updated: June 5, 2015 6:55 pm

Karan Johar’s long-delayed “Shuddhi” is finally moving ahead with Varun Dhawan but father David says his son can never be a substitute to Salman Khan, who was earlier supposed to play the lead role.

Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan to share screen space in YRF’s next - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/deepika-padukone-and-hrithik-roshan-to-share-screen-space-in-yrfs-next/#sthash.vi0sFiht.dpuf

Reports say that Deepika Padukone, who has been riding high with her 'Piku' success, has been selected to play Hrithik Roshan's love interest in YRF's next.

Vijay Krishna Acharya has already finalized the talented actress Deepika but no confirmations or announcements on the same have been made.
By: Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 5, 2015 5:07 pm

Few months back, speculations were rife that Hrithik Roshan has been roped in for the lead role in YRF’s next that would be helmed by ‘Dhoom: 3′ director Vijay Krishna Acharya.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play Dalbir Kaur Singh in Omung Kumar’s 'Sarbjit'



70 days schedule in Punjab, shoot starts October 2015 and releases in May 2016 Cannes.

Producer - Sandeep Singh, Zeeshan Quadri & Omung Kumar.

Writer - Rajesh Beri & Utkarshini Vashishtha.

Director - Omung Kumar

The industry and media have been abuzz with possible names of various A-listers who may essay the role of Sarabjit Singh’s sister Dalbir Kaur in Omung Kumar’s biopic on the slain Indian prisoner. Well it seems the hunt for the sister DALBIR has finally come to an end, as the makers have finalised Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play the lead.

Confirming the news the producer of 'SARBJIT', Sandeep Singh says, “ Yes it is true, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be playing the role of Dalbir Kaur Singh. The role demanded a very strong character with a powerful aura, and Aishwarya perfectly fits the bill. She has given spectacular performances in all her previous movies and we are confident that she will do justice to this role. After producing Aligarh and co-producing Mary Kom, I realized that content driven films are my calling which further motivated me to take up 'SARBJIT' , that will would create an impact and inspire the audience as well as the youth worldwide.
Source - the hindu

Rajkumar Hirani to start Sanjay Dutt biopic


Blockbuster director Rajkumar Hirani says he will begin the biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt next year. Hirani says, “I’m working on the script of Sanju’s biopic. And we’ll be starting the film next year. We are writing the script and only once it finishes, we’ll be able to see how the characters come across and who would be apt to play the characters.”

Clearing reports that Ranbir Kapoor will play Sanjay, Hirani says, “Ranbir is the only one I’ve spoken to about the film.”

Kamal Haasan gears up for Bollywood comeback after 10 years

Zee Media Bureau/ Aparna Mudi

New Delhi: Kamal Haasan, who has been missing in action as far as Hindi film industry goes, is reportedly making a comeback with 'Amar Hain' in which he will direct as well as act. 

Haasan was quoted by a leading daily saying that the film has been on the back burner for the last six years. He also said that Saif Ali Khan was his only choice for a parallel role in the film back then and even now he wants to cast him in the said role. 

Speculations are that the movie is going to have an ensemble cast. 

The filmmaker-actor has been in the eye of the storm because of the controversies pertaining to the subjects of his films. But Haasan has given Bollywood some unforgettable movies like 'Chachi 420', 'Hey Ram' etc.
Source - zee news

Kamal Haasan is now a makeup man as well!

We all know that Kamal Haasan is a man of many talents. When he signs up for a movie, he is involved in every small detail. But what many may not know is that he also seems to be an expert at applying makeup! 

Trisha and Prakash Raj, who will be seen in Kamal's forthcoming Tamil movieThoongavanam, uploaded pictures on their Twitter pages of Kamal applying makeup for them. Is there anything that this star can't do?
Source - times of india

Wazir teaser: John, Farhan, Neil and Amitabh make their moves


John Abraham in a still from Wazir.

Farhan Akhtar plays an ATS cop in Wazir.

Amitah Bachchan on a poster of Wazir.

Neil Nitin Mukesh plays a negative role in Wazir.

Aditi Rao Hydari plays Farhan's love interest in Wazir.

Farhan Akhtar in a poster from Wazir.

A still from Wazir.

Amitah Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar in a poster of Wazir.
If the first teaser of Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar's forthcoming film Wazir piqued your interest, the second one, released on Wednesday, will set the board on fire. The 1.24-minute-long video is thrilling, fast-paced, and even introduces John Abraham and Neil Nitin Mukesh to the already impressive star cast.

Also, with this teaser, we now have a fair idea of who plays what in the film: Amitabh Bachchan is Pandit Omkarnath Dhar, a paralysed chess player, Farhan and John belong to some anti-terrorist agency, and Neil, we are guessing, plays a negative character.

Ajay Devgn playing a cable operator in ‘Drishyam’


Actor Ajay Devgn, who is one of the most versatile actors in the showbiz, will be seen playing a cable operator in the much-awaited film 'Drishyam'.
By: Indo-Asian News Service | Mumbai | Published on:June 4, 2015 9:02 am

Actor Ajay Devgn, who is one of the most versatile actors in the showbiz, will be seen playing a cable operator in the much-awaited film ‘Drishyam’.

A source close to the development revealed: “Ajay plays Vijay Salgaonkar, a fourth grade dropout who is a movie buff and therefore, a cable operator by profession. He is a common man who leads a happy life with his wife and two daughters in a quiet township of Goa. He will be seen eassaying an intense character in the film.”

Directed by Nishikant Kamat ‘Drishyam’ also features Tabu, Shriya Saran, and Rajat Kapoor among others. The film is slated for a July 31 release and the trailer would be out on Thursday.
Source - indian express

Amitabh Bachchan facetimes with wife Jaya Bachchan on their anniversary!



Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya have completed 42 years of married life. Throughout the day, Big B took to social networking sites to thank all his fans for their wishes and shared an old picture of him with his wife.

Later during the day when he visited a multiplex to unveil the trailer of his forthcoming filmWazir, he seemed to have a mini celebration of sorts with the cast and crew. He was seen in a white kurta pyjama with a blue shawl thrown on his shoulder. "Yes, today is our Vivah Jayanti.My wife not in town these days, she's gone abroad. I called her at 12 midnight and congratulated her.

We were talking on Facetime some time back but then I was in a hurry and had to rush for this event. I will go back and connect with her again," said Bachchan. Talking about his bright look with essentially the blue shawl making a difference, he said, "This was gifted by Jaya. It's a special one made only in Bengal. She presented it to me when I was in Kolkata shooting for Piku."
Source - times of india

For the first time, a film will be shot at Salman Khan’s farmhouse

Actor Salman Khan was welcomed by the crowd with a roaring applause in Mandi. Birbal Sharma/HT

While Salman Khan often hosts parties at his farmhouse in Panvel, for the first time, he has allowed a film to be shot there. The actor has apparently offered director Kabir Khan the chance to shoot the last few sequences of his next, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, at his farmhouse. 

A source close to Salman says, “The farmhouse is his personal space. But Salman has made an exception for Kabir’s film. The actor agreed to offer the space to the makers as that would help save them time and money.” 

When contacted, Kabir, who started shooting at Panvel yesterday (June 3), confirms the news, saying, “We were looking for a location to shoot when Salman offered us his farm. The recce team loved it.”
Source - hindustan times

Govinda's daughter Tina to be launched in Bollywood with Gippy Grewal

Narmada Ahuja is working with Gippy Grewal in her Bollywood debut film.

Popular Punjabi musician Gippy Grewal will soon make his acting debut in Bollywood with the film, Second Hand Husband, which releases on July 3. While he plays the male lead in the movie, senior actor Govinda’s daughter, Tina Ahuja, will play the female lead. 
Talking about his first acting venture, Gippy, whose track Angrezi Beat became a huge hit and was featured in the film Cocktail (2012), says, “I am very excited about the film. I hope to win over the audience.” While Gippy already has a fan base in India and abroad, Tina is yet to earn hers. “I have a ­legacy to carry forward, but I also want to make an impact on my own. Dad is the best at what he does, and I look up to him for inspiration. I hope I can make him proud,” says Tina.

Directed by Smeep Kang and produced by Gakhal Brothers Entertainment Pvt Ltd, the film also features ­veteran actor Dharmendra, Rati Agnihotri, Ravi Kishen, Geeta Basra, Sanjay Mishra and Vijay Raaz. “Since the film features young actors, and the ­storyline is fun, I’m sure the youth will instantly connect with Gippy and Tina,” says Amolak Singh of Gakhal Brothers. The trailer of the film is out already, and its foot-tapping music will soon be available on Zee Music.
Source - hindustan times

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