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Independence day 2019 special : Some movies you can binge-watch.

As India celebrates its 73rd Independence Day on 15th August 2019, Bollywood which has always walked with the nation in its struggles and triumphs, is coming up with Mission Mangal - ?( a brief of the movie), Batla house ( a brief of the movie) before, after or in between you catch Mission Mangal and Batla house, this movies will keep the passion of India running high in your blood.

Movies have been one of the primary sources of entertainment but more than that we find that it has also been a source of information too. Movie covers a variety of topics and genre. The best part about a movie is that it is the only source of a medium that has a universal audience. From a child to a senior citizen, the movie caters to all categories and age group.

Now there is one genre which we have a true potential to
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Taapsee Pannu urges media to recommend her name to makers of Mithali Raj biopic

Mumbai, July 13 (Ians) Actress Taapsee Pannu who is known for having a jovial relationship with the media has urged them to recommend her name to the people who are making a biopic on the life of Indian women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj.

Taapsee Pannu was interacting with the media when she met cancer-affected children as a part of fundraising initiative by a radio station on Friday in Mumbai.

Actor Taapsee Pannu, who was seen in 'Badla' and 'Game Over' earlier this year, will be seen in a sports drama based on Indian women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj. According to a report of a news website, the actor is all set to play the ace Indian cricketer.

When asked about the development, Taapsee quipped, "If I will get that film then it will be a lot of fun by playing cricket in it. If someone
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Srk reveals why he has no film with him now

Shah Rukh Khan was last seen in Aanand L Rai’s Zero, which released in December 2018. After that, there has been no solid word on his next project. There were few talks that he was to work next in 'Saare Jahan Se Accha', as also Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Sahir Ludhianvi biopic. But all of these turned out to be rumours.

Shah Rukh Khan broke silence and recently opened up during a media interaction that “I have no film with me right now. I am not working on any film. Usually what happens is when your one film is coming to...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to step into the legendary Nargis’ role and no it’s not a double role

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to step into the legendary Nargis’ role and no it’s not a double role
It looks like 2018 is going to be a very special year for the Bachchans. While Abhishek Bachchan is all set to play the poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi in a bio-pic to be produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, producer Prerna Aroraa is all set to cast Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in a role immortalized by the legendary Nargis. The film is Raat Aur Din. Directed by Satyen Bose, this 1969 black-and-white classic with astonishing songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar featured Nargis as a woman with a split personality. For portraying two different personalities in one character, Nargis had won the National award for Best Actress.

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Abhishek Bachchan begins prepping to play Sahir Ludhianvi

Abhishek Bachchan begins prepping to play Sahir Ludhianvi
Abhishek Bachchan is in no hurry to sign new films. He has in facts ceased to consider any other offer for now, and with good reason. He will now focus entirely and unconditionally on the character of the poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhanvi who re-wrote many of the rules of filmy poetry. Abhishek has been locked inRead More

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Scoop: Deepika Padukone to join Abhishek Bachchan as Amrita Pritam in Sahir Ludhianvi biopic?

Scoop: Deepika Padukone to join Abhishek Bachchan as Amrita Pritam in Sahir Ludhianvi biopic?
Priyanka Chopra’s loss is Deepika Padukone’s gain, at least in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s precious territory. After Priyanka Chopra, for reasons best known to her, said no to the Sahir Ludhianvi biopic to be produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and directed by debutant Jasmeet Reen, Bhansali’s current favourite Deepika Padukone, who has just completed her thirdRead More

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Awesome news: Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan pair up together for this biggie

The latest Bollywood reports suggest us that one of the most loved celebrity couples, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan would be reuniting again, on the silver screen after a gap of 7 years.

It was already announced that reputed director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next production venture, would be the biopic of poet Sahir Ludhianvi, and it would feature Abhishek Bachchan in the lead role. It was also rumored that Priyanka Chopra might play the female lead. But, the latest exciting reports say that it would be Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who would apparently be playing the leading lady.

She...
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Breaking: Priyanka Chopra out, Aishwarya – Abhishek to re-unite for Sahir Ludhianvi bio-pic

Breaking: Priyanka Chopra out, Aishwarya – Abhishek to re-unite for Sahir Ludhianvi bio-pic
With Priyanka Chopra opting out of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s bio-pic on the love that bonded poet Sahir Ludhianvi and author Amrita Pritam, it is time for the project to get a quick casting re-shuffle. Without wasting time, Slb has gone to his other favourite, in fact his most favourite actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, to playRead More

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Wow! Irrfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra in Sanjay Bhansali’s Gustakhiyan

Wow! Irrfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra in Sanjay Bhansali’s Gustakhiyan
Set aside all the rumours, hearsay, and conjecture. It is finally Irrfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra as the legendary poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi and his muse the bohemian author Amrita Pritam. Completely discarding recent stories that claim that Irrfan is no longer able to give dates to the project a source close to Gustakhiyan says, “Irrfan has been on board from the start. He was our first choice andRead More

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The story behind Woh Subaah Hum Hi Se Aayegi From Begum Jaan

The final track of Begum Jaan, the soulful Woh Subaah Hum Hi Se Aayegi has been released. Penned by the popular Indian Poet Sahir Ludhianvi, the song has been sung by the versatile Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal who have always known to give us songs to remember.

Here’s something cool: the track has a very interesting story behind it. Based on the partition era, Bharat Bhagyo Bhidata of Rajkahini (Bengali version of Begum Jaan), garnered great acclaim. During the making of Begum Jaan, Srijit Mukerji was left to ponder about how the final track should be. Giving us the backstory, Srijit said, “We were contemplating translating the four lesser known stanzas of the poem (only the first one was declared the National Anthem). We were hoping to get Gulzaar Saab on board but it dawned on us that a Supreme Court ruling forbids us to add new lyrics
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Irrfan Khan prepares to play poet Sahir Ludhianvi

Irrfan Khan prepares to play poet Sahir Ludhianvi
The very versatile Irrfan Khan is preparing to plunge into the part of poet par excellence Sahir Ludhianvi in new director Jasmeet Reen's bio-pic. In fact Irrfan has been in preparation for the role for nearly two years now, catching up with Sahir's lyrics on his I-Pod and reading up as much as he could about the man, the poet and the lover. For a while it was rumoured that Farhan Akhtar may take over the part. "Why go by rumours? It was even rumoured that Arjun Kapoor was to play Sahir Ludhianvi! It was always Irrfan. His sensitivities and his personality suit the part," says someone close to the project. Sanjay Leela Bhansali who co-produces the Sahir bio-pic with Arshi Dua also approves of Irrfan as Sahir. "In fact Bhansali wanted Irrfan to do the voiceover for Bajirao Mastani. Irrfan immediately agreed and asked for the technical team to
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Why film lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri remained obliged to poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz?

Eminent poet and film lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri needs no introduction. He belonged to the legacy of learned lyricist like Sahir Ludhianvi, Kaifi Azmi, Shakeel Badayuni etc. who blossomed as literary poets but took to penning songs to make a decent earning.

List of songs penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri are long. They range from K. L. Saigal's Jab Dil Hi Toot Gaya.. (Shahjahan) to Aamir Khan's Pehla Nasha.. (Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar). Other hits songs include Jaane Walo Zara Mudh Ke Dekho Mujhe... (Dosti), Jalte Hain Jiske Liye... (Sujata), Kya Hua Tera Vada... (Hum Kisise Kum Naheen), Ek Din Bik Jayega Maati Ke Mol... (Dharam Karam) etc.

Once for the movie Chirag (1969), staring Sunil Dutt and Asha Parekh, film director Raj Khosla asked Majrooh Sahab to pen a song which could emphasize the beauty of eye because the film's plot centered on the heroine's attractive eyes and how her world goes
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