Guess which is the best day of the week for Deepal Shawâ€¦. It is Wednesday cozâ€™ Deepal has landed with the lead role in Anjum Rizvi Film Company & Friday Filmworks joint venture titled ‘WEDNESDAY’. She will share the screen with Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Jimmy Shergill and Aamir Bashir. The film is written and directed by Neeraj Pandey and produced by Anjum Rizvi.
Set on a particular Wednesday this drama is placed almost in real time. The story takes place between 2 pm and 5 pm on a Wednesday in Mumbai. Deepal also has movies like â€˜Swaahâ€™ and â€˜Karma, Confessions and Holiâ€™ in her hand.
On the day of the music release of â€˜Tara Rum Pumâ€™, BIG 92.7 FM will premiere one of the leading tracks of this Yash Raj filmsâ€™ production, for Big 92.7 FM and Radio initiative from Adlabs Films Ltd, has tied up with Yash Raj Films to be their exclusive radio partner for this eagerly awaited films “Tara Rum Pum”.
To add to the package, there will be a special Yash Raj Films music countdown on big FM hosted by Abhijeet Sawant, winner of “Indian Idol”, reliving some of the most memorable songs of their films.
Directed by Siddarth Anand of the “Salaam Namaste” fame, “Tara Rum Pum” stars Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherji and is the story of the human spirit and how it ultimately prevails, no matter how low life takes us and how bleak the future seems.
Aishwarya Rai will become Mrs. Abhishek Bachchan on 20th April, as the wedding date has been finalized. Big Bâ€™s mother Teji Bachchan is not keeping well and is admitted in Leelavati Hospital. So, the wedding will be held in Big Bâ€™s bunglow â€˜Pratikshaâ€™ in a quiet and simple manner. Only 15 guests and close friends will attend the function including Amar Singh, Mulayam Singh, Anil Ambani, Yash Chopra, Kran Johar and others. The wedding ceremonies will go on for three days.
Currently, Abhishek is busy shooting for Goldie Behlâ€™s â€˜Dronaâ€™ and Aishwarya is shooting for Ashutoshâ€™s â€˜Jodha Akbarâ€™.
After the scandalous Mika kiss, someone has again upset Rakhi Sawant. This time it is the comedian Raju Srivastava, who co-hosts Sony weekly Comedy Ka Badsshah â€” Hasegaa India with her. Things got really messy at the Concorde Studios in Goregaon a few days ago when Raju was repetitively uttering suggestive dialogues like â€˜main tumhe dekhna chahta hoonâ€™, etc. and getting physical with her on the show.
Comedy Ka Badsshah â€” Hasegaa India has been conceived and produced by Sanjiv Sharma and Vipul D Shah, who earlier produced shows like Ye Meri Life Hai and the first season of Indian Idol (both Sony). Vipul is also the director of the comedy show.Â
The show also has a hilarious segment â€” Hamari Bahu Rakhi. Incidentally, Rakhiâ€™s boyfriend, Abhishek Awasti, also featured in some episodes of the show.
Producer Jai Thakur and director Haidar Kazmi have tried to underline the plight of women in rural India in their thought provoking film KAJRI. The film is based on a real life incident in Kadrava village of Bikaner, in Rajasthan. The incident took place on 4 February 2002.
Inspired by this tru incident, Jai Thakur and Haidar Kazmi decided to make a film on the subject. The film mirrors the hard and horrific realities of our existence. The film has a powerful and sensitive screenplay, and high-impact dialogues that make the audiences think about whatever wrong has been happening around us.
The film will be sent to major film festivals of the world. Jai Thakur is confident that the classes and the masses will equally appreciate the film, for its thought provoking theme, great content, dynamic direction, sensitive screenplay, and hard-hitting dialogues.
Haidar Kazmi has produced films like Path and Bobby in the past. KAJRI is his first film as a director. He feels KAJRI reflects the bitter truth about the inhumane ways women are treated in our society. The film has five songs sung by Debojit (of SAREGAMAPA fame), Pamela Jain, Reshma, and Krishna Daulatani.Â Among the actors are Arpita singh [who plays the title role of KAJRI] Haidar Kazmi, Imran Khan, Nancy, Ekta, Reshma, and Yudhisthir Bhati.The film is produced under the banner of 25th Century.
Munna Bhai and Circuit, the two comic characters who rocked the audiences with their perfect chemistry in â€˜Munnabhai MBBSâ€™ and â€˜Lage Raho Munna Bhaiâ€™ are coming out of the silver screens to hit the world of comic books. In fact, the blueprint for the comic strips has already been made.
“We’ve drawn some sketches for Munna and Circuit which would hopefully serve as illustrations in a series of adventures, and we like what we see. If things go well we’ll soon be putting out Circuit-Munna comic books for public consumption,” says the director Raj Kumar Hirani.
“And why just comic books? We’ve a large number of offers to turn Munna and Circuit’s adventures into animation films, cartoon strips, you name it,” Hirani told IANS.Â
The comic books and the proposed animation films will supposedly be marketed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra Productions, which had produced the two films as well.Â
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March saw some of our Bollywood ladies celebrate their birthdays quietly. On 21st March, Bollywoodâ€™s leading actress celebrated her 29th birthday with a quiet dinner at home with some of her close friends, llike Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Karan Johar, who dropped in unannounced to wish her.
On Friday 23rd, Kangana Ranaut too had a quiet birthday with her best friend Jaspreet and sis Rangoli. She visited Siddhi Vinayak Temple and gave food to the poor. Of late, Kangana has been too much in news for all wrong reasons. Hope this birthday turns up the things for her.
Adnan sami has come out with a new album. Kis din and the actress who will feature in the video of this one is none other than the attractive and svelte Yana Gupta. And we hear that the dazzling lady charged absolutely nothing for the video. When asked the reason behind generous gesture, sha said laughing, “The best things in life come for free. but, on a more serious note, I feel this video will project me in a very different way and that will be good for me. That’s why I did it.” Now, that’s some sensible barter. Seems like Yana gupta now wants to feature in some meaningful albums and wants to show her talent. Consequently, she is compromising on the money factor.
Tanushree Dutta has currently lot of movies in her bag namely Priyadarshan’s ‘Dhol’, Rajkanwarâ€™s ‘Rakeeb’ and Mukta Arts’ ‘Good Bye Bad Girl’. But now, the gal has something new to offer. She is planning to sing for a music album. This is the audio version of the same video album, ‘Saiyan Dil Mein Aana Re’ with which Tanushree had started her career. For those who are raising their brows, Tanushree is well versed with classical music and Rabindra Sangeet. However, the plan is still in a crude form and though interested, the gal has not yet given her final approval.
Aishwarya seems to have been caught up in a very tight and busy schedule. She is shooting in Karjat for her film ‘Jodha Akbar’. The shooting starts early. So, the lady has to get up early in the morning at 3:00 a.m. when we are all sleeping in our cozy beds. Then she freshens up and rushes for her shooting in Karjat. There she puts on her makeup, dons her costume, faces the camera till 7:00 p.m. in the evening, scuffles through Mumbai jam to reach her house by 10:00 p.m. and then again her alarm goes off at three in the morningâ€¦â€¦â€¦.Ch! Ch!
When Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut returned back home after a shooting schedule from out of the city, she was surprised at receiving congratulatory messeges and calls for having been signed on for a Yash Chopra film. She was simply stunned by it all because leave alone singing a film, Kangana claims that she hasn’t even met the chopras for any role. And though the actress hasn’t acyively lobbied for a part in their ventures, she would be more than happy to get an offer from the banner. Now considering her talent, let’s not surpass this possiblity.
Yashraj Bannerâ€™s discovery Tulip Joshi is carving out her niche in Bollywood. Sanjay Gupta has signed this beauty in a big budget film with some other big stars. Also, Tulip has been signed for â€˜Mera Bharat Mahanâ€™ to be directed by Sameer Karnik. This film is being made by Salman Khanâ€™s secretary Vikas Kapoor. Tulip says she is getting a lot of offers but wants to do only selective roles.