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  • Maaya 6:06 am on July 24, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Hansal Mehta – Jeffrey Archer to collaborate over Kane and Abel 

    Hansal Mehta is all set to collaborate with the international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer over a film adaptation of the 1979 bestseller Kane & Abel. He has also finalized his favourite actor Rajkummar Yadav to play one of the protagonists.

    Interestingly, Hansal has earlier adapted Kane & Abel to television. Recounts the Shahid director, “I had done Kane & Abel for Zee TV in 1999. It was called ‘Lakshya’ and it starred Kay Kay Menon and Pramod Moutho as the two protagonists. It was a kind of game-changer on Indian television. But we were given the wrong telecast timing and the series never took off.”

    Hansal has been desirous of taking the story to a larger screen and audience ever since Lakshya couldn’t get the audience it deserved. Recently, Imtiaz Ali had converted his tele-film Highway (starring Aditya Shrivastava and Kartika Rane) into a feature film featuring Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt.

    Alas, there were roadblocks for Hansal’s tele-series to make it to the large screen. And Hansal has decided to take the matter up at the highest level. Says Hansal, “The rights for ‘Lakshya’ are with the channel and I can’t remake ‘Lakshya’. However I will now negotiate directly with …read more

    Via: bollywoodhungama

     
  • Maaya 2:16 pm on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Sanjay Dutts daughter Iqra admitted in hospital 

    Even as the Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt continues to be in jail, Iqra, his four-year old daughter has been admitted to Breach Candy Hospital. Reports state that she has been admitted because of gastroenteritis and that she is likely to be in the hospital for 4-5 days.

    While the hospital authorities chose not to comment, a family friend reportedly said that Iqra is doing better now.

    Bollywood Hungama wishes the kid a speedy recovery. …read more

    Via: bollywoodhungama

     
  • Maaya 2:16 pm on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Priyanka Chopra starrer Mary Kom to premiere at Toronto 

    After a lot of hard work, the Priyanka Chopra starrer Mary Kom is now nearing the release marquee. The actress who is excited about the release is leaving no stones unturned to promote the film and now we hear that the film will premiere at Toronto.

    The organizers announced the world premiere of the film at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival that will take place between from September 4 to 14. The makers believe that this inspiring story of triumph of a small town Manipuri woman making it global as a boxing champion should be told to the world and hence the premiere at TIFF.

    Priyanka Chopra who is excited about the film’s release recently released a teaser of the film on July 18 as a birthday surprise to her fans. The actress underwent extensive training to get the look of the boxer right and she received support from the World boxing champion Mary Kom herself.

    Produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Mary Kom is directed by Omung Kumar and the film is slated to release worldwide on September 5. …read more

    Via: bollywoodhungama

     
  • Maaya 2:16 pm on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Happy New Year cast to go on tour to North America 

    Bollywood, over the years, has not just entertained the Indian audiences but has also garnered a lot of love and support across the globe and Shah Rukh being an international icon has always been a part of such Bollywood tours to entertain his fans around the world.

    Now taking it forward, as a promotional strategy for his upcoming film Happy New Year, Shah Rukh will be a part of the tour named Slam! The tour where the cast of the film that includes Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Vivaan Shah along with Farah Khan, singer Kanika Kapoor, Yo Yo Honey Singh, and Malaika Arora Khan will perform in different cities in the U.S.

    Talking about it, SRK said, “I am blessed to get a lot of love and support from people around the world. This is our way of giving this love back and thanking you all. I am super excited and looking forward to being in your city along with the director & the cast of our next film Happy New Year and my colleagues Farah, Deepika, Malaika, Abhishek, Boman, Sonu, Vivaan, Kanika and Honey Singh. We promise you an evening of love, laughter and entertainment,” …read more

    Via: bollywoodhungama

     
  • Maaya 1:26 pm on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Hrithik Roshan to do Kabir Khans next 

    After wooing the audiences with his action packed avatar in the Bang Bang teaser promo, here’s some more news on Hrithik Roshan. News is that the actor has signed up to do Kabir Khan’s next. The actor is said to play the lead in Kabir’s passionate love story which is still in its initial stages.

    The details about Hrithik’s character are still being kept under wraps. Currently, the actor is enjoying the positive response the teaser of Bang Bang has been receiving. After wrapping up this film, Hrithik will soon begin work on his next with Ashutosh Gowariker titled Mohenjo-daro, a period drama.

    On the other hand, Kabir Khan too is taking it slow, considering that the filmmaker is busy with the shooting schedule of the Saif Ali Khan – Katrina Kaif starrer Phantom. The director has also announced another project titled Bajrangi Bhaijaan starring Salman Khan.

    While the duo gets busy with their respective schedules, this untitled next of Kabir is said to go on floor next year. The actress for the film is also yet to be finalized. …read more

    Via: bollywoodhungama

     
  • Maaya 1:26 pm on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Zarina Wahab plays Priyankas mother-in-law in Dil Dhadakne Do 

    Earlier, we had reported about how Zarina Wahab has been bonding with Anil Kapoor on the sets of Dil Dhadakne Do, who has also been her co-star in one of the plays which she had performed. Now, Zarina, who will be seen in a small but an important role in the film, gets an opportunity to play the mother-in-law of Priyanka Chopra.

    She will now be seen as Priyanka’s nagging mother-in-law and Rahul Bose’s mother. She said that her character constantly keeps complaining about almost everything in the film. Zarina, who is excited about her role, stated that even though it wasn’t a big role, she decided to do it because she is in awe of Zoya’s work and that this also gave her an opportunity to travel in a cruise liner.

    Produced by Excel Entertainment, Dil Dhadakne Do also stars Farhan Akhtar, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma and Anil Kapoor in prominent roles. The film is slated to release on June 5, 2015. …read more

    Via: bollywoodhungama

     
  • Maaya 11:26 am on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Esha Gupta to endorse Splash fashions 

    The mixed reactions to her latest film Humshakals has not deterred the hottie Esha Gupta from moving ahead in life. She is now raring to go and how! While she is totally tied up with her upcoming Bollywood film shoots, things are looking brighter for her on the brand endorsements front as well.

    According to Bollywood Hungama‘s reliable sources, Esha Gupta is now all set to be the brand ambassador of Landmark Group’s Splash fashions. Readers may note that, while Esha Gupta is the female ambassador of the brand, the brand’s male ambassador is none other than Salman Khan himself!

    The official announcement of the same is awaited. …read more

    Via: bollywoodhungama

     
  • Maaya 10:56 am on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Priyanka launches the trailer of Mary Kom 

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    Via: filmfare

     
  • Maaya 10:37 am on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Theatrical trailer of Mary Kom 

    The film releases on September 5th.

    …read more

    Via: filmfare

     
  • Maaya 10:37 am on July 23, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Rahat Fateh Ali Khan sings Sajna Ve in Life is Beautiful 

    We know that all the fans of the singing genius Rahat Fateh Ali Khan have been missing him from the Bollywood scene for a while. But, this piece of news will surely sound like music.

    The forthcoming festival of Eid will now be more colourful as ‘Sajna Ve‘, a new song from the film Life is Beautiful! , is slated to release this weekend. This song features the never heard before ragas in a Hindi film song, by Rahat himself!

    While the film’s first song ‘Kya Sunaoon‘ featuring Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal was released on Monday, the TV promos would be taken off air to accommodate Rahat’s new song, especially to mark the occasion of Eid.

    Written, produced and directed by Manoj Amarnani, Life is Beautiful! is slated to release on 22nd August. …read more

    Via: bollywoodhungama

     
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