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Farhan Akhtar shares an untold story about Sanjay Dutt from Yerwada jail

16 September 2017 2:05 AM, PDT

The life story of bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt is an open book and the fans know all about him. But recently Farhan Akhtar revealed another side of Sanju Baba which made us admire him even more.

During a conversation with Sanket Bhosale for his show Baba Ki Chowki that airs on MTV Beats, Farhan recalled his visit to the Yerwada Jail. He had gone there to promote his upcoming film ‘Lucknow Central’. He shared, “The environment at Yerwada is very disciplined and neat. The emphasis on reform is very critical and they try and develop a skill in each inmate before they get released so as to build their self-belief. There is a small room in Yerwada where they have an in-house Radio Jockey. The inmates shared that Sanju used to spend a lot of time there and entertain everyone by singing and telling stories of positivity.” »

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When Shraddha Kapoor scared Apoorva Lakhia’s friend

16 September 2017 1:04 AM, PDT

Shraddha Kapoor who will be seen playing the role of Haseena Parkar went through an huge personality change to get into the nuance of her bold character. Shraddha who has garnered a lot of appreciation for her look as Haseena, is known to be a happy & fun person. During the shoot of the film she almost scared a friend of Apoorva Lakhia with her entire personality.

While shooting Haseena Parkar, Shraddha would spend a lot of time alone to keep an intense personality which was required for her character. Not only did the actress gained few pounds for the film she also went through an entire voice modulation process to get the deep voice like Haseena. To make sure that in all her scenes she had the same voice, she would talk to the entire set in that deep voice.

Once on an intense shoot day, when director Apoorva Lakhia »

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Aa Toh Sahi Song from Judwaa 2 Out Now!

16 September 2017 12:02 AM, PDT

The makers of Judwaa 2 have released the song Aa Toh Sahi.

The song has been crooned by Meet Bros And Neha Kakkar, composed by Meet Bros and the lyrics have been penned by Sonu Saggu.

Presented by Fox Star Studios and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, Judwaa 2 has been directed by David Dhawan and stars Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu. It is slated to release on September 29th, 2017. »

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Watch out for the world of Simran!

15 September 2017 11:01 PM, PDT

National award-Winning director Hansal Mehta’s forthcoming film Simran, which has Kangana Ranaut essaying the role of a woman who pursues happiness despite stumbling on the way, is set to break stereotype and urging to dream big with the film.

In Simran, Kangana’s character Praful Patel shows her journey which navigates through family, conservatism, expectations, love, crime and redemption, albeit which she remains undaunted in spirit and never gives up while moving on a rocky path. Her chapter in the film has so many attributes and facets which would be relatable to us.

Kangana’s in the film is settled in the Us and is aspiring to make her better living for herself. Her story is of the majority of the migrants from India settled in the States. Through the film Hansal established their simple, isolated lives and their aspirations and ambitions.

Praful is a coming of age woman who is unapologetic, »

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Bhoomi – New poster, new promo, new behind the scenes video!

15 September 2017 10:07 PM, PDT

The makers of Bhoomi have launched the 4th poster of the film along with a brand new promo and the making video of the song Lag Ja Gale.

‘Bhoomi’ is an emotional and sensitive revenge drama that explores the relationship between a father and daughter.

Produced by T-Series & Legend Studios, ‘Bhoomi’ releases worldwide on September 22nd, 2017. »

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Haseena Parkar’s new song Piya Aa introduces Indo-Australian hottie Sarah Anjuli

15 September 2017 9:00 PM, PDT

After the melodious ‘Tere Bina’ and the cocky ‘Bantai’ songs from upcoming gangland drama Haseena Parkar, the third song from the film to be released is a sizzling dance track titled ‘Piya Aa’.

Featuring Indo-Australian beauty Sarah Anjuli, who will be seen burning the dance floor with her sultry moves, ‘Piya Aa’ is a foot-tapping number, which will easily prove to be one of this year’s favourite dance number. Sarah, who has worked in international projects before this, will make her Bollywood debut with this track, which is also slated to feature Siddhanth Kapoor.

The song has been sung by Sunidhi Chauhan and composed by Sachin- Jigar.

Swiss Entertainment presents Apoorva Lakhia’s Haseena Parkar, co-produced by Sameer Antulay & Babu Tyagi and produced by Nahid Khan starring Shraddha Kapoor, Siddhanth Kapoor and Ankur Bhatia is set to release on 22nd September 2017. »

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Saif Ali Khan training for his upcoming movie Chef

15 September 2017 8:00 PM, PDT

Watch how Saif Ali Khan mastered the art of cooking, in the first behind the scenes video from Chef. The actor did all his training in Jw Marriott, Mumbai.

Chef, presented by Gulshan Kumar in association with Abundantia Entertainment is a Bandra West Pictures Production and is Directed by Raja Krishna Menon. Chef is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Vikram Malhotra, Janani Ravichandran and Raja Krishna Menon, and is slated to release on 6th October, 2017. »

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Video Teaser of Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu

15 September 2017 7:00 PM, PDT

Check out this fabulous teaser of the upcoming film Tumhari Sulu.

It is a slice-of-life comedy-drama, directed by noted ad filmmaker Suresh Triveni and produced under the banners of T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment. Vidya Balan is playing the title role of Sulochana (a.k.a. Sulu.) »

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Haseena Parkar’s real family got emotional during the shoot of the film

14 September 2017 7:12 PM, PDT

Apoorva Lakhia’s next Haseena Parkar, biopic of a woman who came into recognition because of her brother Dawood Ibrahim, has created a lot of curiosity amongst the audience. Thought there has been a lot spoken about Dawood Ibrahim which is played by Siddhanth Kapoor in the film, there is very little people know about Shraddha Kapoor’s character Haseena Parkar.

Apoorva Lakhia spent almost 3 years with the story of Haseena Parkar where he spent time with Haseena herself, her family, police officials and everyone who ever knew Haseena Parkar. The real family of Haseena was very helpful in given Apoorva and his team access to old family pictures, things which were used by Haseena and a lot of content for research.

They once even visited the set of film when Apoorva was shooting one of the most intense scenes in the film. It had Ankur Bhatia’s character Ibrahim »

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Aksar 2’s first song Aaj Zid is a rage on YouTube!

14 September 2017 6:11 PM, PDT

Having received immense appreciation for the film’s trailer, the makers of Aksar 2 were a tad bit anxious about the reaction from audiences when they recently released the first song titled Aaj Zid.

Especially after the enormous success of the music of the first installment, there was a certain pressure when it came to delivering their first song. Of course they did not disappoint the audience with Aaj Zid which is a rage on YouTube with more than 8 million views and innumerable positive responses!

To this director Ananth Mahadevan said, “Aaj Zid has crossed the 8 million mark invoking memories of the 2006 chartbuster Aksar. With Jaana Ve, we cross further into romantic melody zone and will seal the “album of the year” rating for Aksar 2. The film will be an edge of the seat outing for the full family. Ladies will find themselves rooting for it as will the »

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Simran Music Review

14 September 2017 4:06 AM, PDT

Kangana Ranaut’s upcoming film Simran is already creating quite a buzz, and its full Ost has recently released. The film has been directed by Hansal Mehta (Citylights, Aligarh) and portrays the unusual story of a Gujarati housekeeping lady based in the Us, who gets bored with her routine life and explores her interests in gambling and stealing. The films soundtrack has been composed by Sachin-Jigar and has lyrics by their current favourite combination of Vayu and Priya Saraiya. Sachin-Jigar have been behind the music of a good few releases this year including A Gentleman, Bhoomi and more, so let’s see what they have in store for us on the soundtrack of Simran!

The first track is Lagdi Hai Thaai and features Jonita Gandhi and indi-pop singer Guru Randhawa on the vocals. ‘Lagdi Hai Thaai’ is a happy, upbeat and almost folkish number, and this has also been represented »

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Apoorva Lakhia: ‘I was approached to make a film on Dawood but destiny had other plans and I ended up making ‘Haseena Parkar’

14 September 2017 3:04 AM, PDT

Apoorva Lakhia, who is known for his slick thrillers, is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film ‘Haseena Parkar’, which is based on the life of dreaded don Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena and Apoorva has an interesting story about how this project came to be.

In a candid chat, Lakhia admitted, “I was actually approached to make a film on Dawood, which I refused as there have been so many films based on him. But the makers told me that people don’t know much about Dawood’s younger days and this intrigued me so I agreed to meet his family members to get to know more about him.”

Apoorva added that this was when he met Haseena and her story fascinated him a lot. “Haseena was this innocent girl from a crime family and what she went through because of her family background, fascinated me a »

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Hansal Mehta: “Simran is one of Kangana’s best performances.”

14 September 2017 2:03 AM, PDT

National award-Winning director Hansal Mehta’s forthcoming film Simran, starring Kangana Ranaut is being predicted to establish yet another benchmark when it comes to slice of life performances and an wholesome movie experience. Kangana Ranaut’s character in Simran revolves around Praful Patel, a girl who pursues happiness despite stumbling on the way.

Kangana has stood out amongst the Bollywood milieu bringing to life each memorable character she has played on screen. In Simran, Kangana’s Praful shows her journey which navigates through family, conservatism, expectations, love, crime and redemption, albeit which she remains undaunted in spirit and never gives up while moving on a rocky path.

Hansal who had a wonderful time working with Kangana sheds light on what we can expect from Simran, “Kangana is an actor who gives her 100 per cent, adding unexpected nuances to the character, making it relatable and authentic for the audience.”

Kangana’s »

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Teaser of Aa Toh Sahi Song from Judwaa 2

14 September 2017 1:02 AM, PDT

The makers of Judwaa 2 have released the teaser of the song Aa Toh Sahi.

Presented by Fox Star Studios and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, Judwaa 2 has been directed by David Dhawan and stars Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu. It is slated to release on September 29th, 2017. »

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Saif Ali Khan’s Styling In Chef Inspired By Real-Life Dads

14 September 2017 12:00 AM, PDT

Saif Ali Khan will soon be seen playing a Chef in Raja Krishna Menon’s next directorial venture. The trailer of the film has struck the right chord with the audience and movie connoisseurs have not only taken notice of the mouth-watering ‘foodgasm’ scenes and Saif’s culinary skills, but also his casual yet contemporary everyday Dad look!

Well, true to his chef-father avatar the actor’s clothes had to depict a convincing easy-going style and hence the designers took inspiration from urban dads in our country. The kind of look that Saif is sporting in the film is something that one will see young fathers wear on their day out with their kids, when they’re lounging around at leisure or on holidays.

Talking about the same, Raja says, “While styling Roshan Kalra (Saif Ali Khan), I wanted a very casual creative every day look so naturally, we veered »

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Bhoomi new song Kho Diya Out Now!

13 September 2017 10:59 PM, PDT

The makers of Bhoomi have launched the new track Kho Diya from the film.

The song has been sung by Sachin Sanghvi, music has been composed by Sachin-Jigar and Lyrics have been penned by Priya Saraiya.

‘Bhoomi’ is an emotional and sensitive revenge drama that explores the relationship between a father and daughter.

Produced by T-Series & Legend Studios, ‘Bhoomi’ releases worldwide on September 22nd, 2017. »

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Ankur Bhatia Reveals Unknown Details About Haseena Parkar’s Husband Ibrahim Parkar

13 September 2017 10:00 PM, PDT

Ankur Bhatia, who was last seen playing Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s husband in Omung Kumar’s ‘Sarbjit’, will be next seen in Apoorva Lakhia’s ‘Haseena Parkar’, in which he will play Haseena’s husband Ibrahim Parkar and the actor recently revealed some unknown details about Ibrahim, who was gunned down by members of the Arun Gawli gang.

Ankur said, “Initially, I had no idea about Ibrahim except for the fact that he was quite tall and well-built, which was why I was signed up to play the role. However, while interacting with Parkar and Haseena’s family, I discovered another side to his personality. Despite being a macho guy, who also worked as a stuntman in Bollywood films, Ibrahim had a playful side to him as well. A jovial person, Ibrahim was known for his larger-than-life personality and attitude as well as his romantic nature when it came to Haseena, »

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Nikkhil Advani promised to back director Ranjit Tiwari’s Lucknow Central even before he heard the concept

13 September 2017 9:00 PM, PDT

Ranjit Tiwari, who is making his directorial debut with Lucknow Central has been working under the wings of producer Nikkhil Advani for the last eight years. In fact Advani saw potential in Ranjit since the very beginning and it was in 2012 that Nikkhil promised Tiwari that he would back his first film.

Ranjit had no formal training in the field and it was Nikkhil who taught him everything that he knows about film making. Ranjit played a pivotal role in the making of Nikkhil Advani’s D-Day and it was during the edit of that film when Nikkhil made Ranjit this promise.

To this, Ranjit Tiwari said, “I’ve learnt the ropes of filmmaking from Nikkhil; I don’t have any formal training to back me. It was the last day of D-Day’s edit on December 31, 2012, when he casually told me that he will back my first film. It »

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Hansal Mehta and Kangana Ranaut’s gastronomical delight

13 September 2017 8:00 PM, PDT

National award Winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s forthcoming film Simran, starring Kangana Ranaut is a film that audiences are eagerly looking forward to. The combination of Kangana Ranaut as the protagonist Praful Patel and director Hansal Mehta promises us a scintillating watch.

A story about a thirty year old Gujarat girl, who is witty, whacky, full of life and ends up embroiled in crime, ‘Simran’ has been shot in the city of Atlanta, USA.

Apparently, while shooting for the film, both Kangana and certified foodie Hansal often found time sampling some interesting restaurants and eclectic cuisines. The actor-director duo seemed to have had a lot of fun trying out different eateries bonding over cuisines ranging from Local Southern to Mexican to Italian to Pan Asian to Gujarati.

‘I love food as I believe it is the secret to happiness! In fact one of the high points of shooting Simran in »

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Rajkumar Rao & Pankaj Tripathi Flag Off Newtons of India

13 September 2017 7:00 PM, PDT

Eros International and Colour Yellow’s Newton, releasing on 22nd September, has generated a lot of attention with its trailer and theme. Starring Rajkummar Rao in the title role, this is the story of Newton, an election officer committed to conducting a free and fair election in the heart of Chhattisgarh. ( an area known for Naxal violence)

This black comedy directed by Amit Masurkar talks about how one individual can bring about change, if he or she takes the initiative. In keeping with the theme of the film, the producers have released a series of digital videos celebrating the #NewtonsOfIndia. The videos feature Rajkummar Rao and Pankaj Tripathi as Newton and Atmaram, the pragmatic cynic. ( a reprise of their roles from the film)

#NewtonsOfIndia is an attempt to find real life individuals who have contributed to social change be it Shyam Saran Negi who hasn’t missed voting in a single election, »

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