Parineeti Chopra is sure all set to come back in the game, in a big way! After replacing Shraddha Kapoor in the Saina Nehwal biopic, she is set to play Emily Blunts character in the Hindi remake of The Girl On The Train ! Reliance Entertainment is set to back this project based on a super hit book by Paula Hawkins. The movie will be directed by Ribhu Dasgupta and has all the elements of intrigue, drama to keep you on the edge of your seat. Pari will be playing a divorcee addicted to alcohol, who investigates a crime scene. It sure is a challenging role for her and a departure from her usual bubbly self. The film is based on Paula Hawkins 2015 runaway bestseller, The Girl On The Train.The book was also adapted into a Hollywood film by Steven Spielbergs DreamWorks Pictures and received a warm reception at the US box office. Emily Blunt received a nomination for her performance at the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as a nomination for BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, in the film. The author-backed role in the official Hindi remake will star Parineeti Chopra, who steps into the shoes of an alcoholic divorce, who becomes involved in a missing persons investigation. The psychological thriller will be produced by Reliance Entertainment, who have procured the rights of the book and the film and will be adapting it from an Indian story telling perspective. Confirms Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO Reliance Entertainment, Not only is The Girl On The Train, one of the best psychological thrillers but also a heartwarming story of the female protagonist and her discovery of life. We have procured the rights of the book and the film, and will be adapting it from an Indian storytelling perspective. Amblin will be a partner in this film. We are always pleased to work with our long-time partners at Reliance Entertainment to bring the best stories to audiences around the world. This Hindi-language adaptation of The Girl On The Train is a first for Amblin and a testament to Paula Hawkins incredible book and our 2016 film, says Jeff Small, President, and Co-CEO, Amblin Partners. The still to be titled, the taut thriller will be directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, who will adapt the bookkeeping in mind the sensibilities and grit of the characters from the source. As the film is all set to go on floors this year, National award laureate Parineeti Chopra cant wait to start work on the film. She says, I want to do roles that audiences havent seen me in before and ones that require a lot of prep and homework, which is why The Girl On The Train really worked for me. The character is an alcoholic and a victim of abuse, and I havent explored anything like her onscreen before. Talking about what made Parineeti the ideal choice for the protagonist in the film, Ribhu says, The character is edgy, dark, and gritty along with being extremely emotional. So it is great to team up with someone like Parineeti, who is an extremely sincere actor and a powerful performer. The casting was a beautiful twist of destiny in a way for Parineeti Chopra who related to the character at the very start, Its exciting because I never thought Id actually be doing a film around a book Ive read and loved. I relate to the character because Ive studied and worked in London, its my second homeI even know the tube maps inside out. I cant wait to start shooting the film and relive those days and I hope people enjoy seeing me in a completely new avatar in this film. she adds. Though details remain unknown at this juncture, Shibasish reveals, The film is expected to go on floors around July 2019 and we expect to finish shooting by September. The film is entirely set in UK and we are in the process of locking the location. We havent fixed release date yet but it will be in 2020.
Akshay Kumar is a patriot, he loves India and it shows from the kind of films he does. From Gold to Holiday to Baby to Airlift , all these movies have been extremely high on patriotism and have been highly appreciated by the audiences. Akshay Kumar has never shied away from standing tall with his political views and appreciating the amount of hard work and efforts PM Narendra Modi has put in to take the country to its peak. Akshay Kumar took to his social media to share with his fans, his upcoming tte--tte with the PM himself where they discuss various topics from family to everything else candid. Their conversation will be aired on ANI today and the actor is extremely thrilled to have gotten this opportunity. He took to Twitter to tweet about this conversation saying, While the whole country is talking elections and politics, heres a breather. Privileged to have done this candid and COMPLETELY NON POLITICAL freewheeling conversation with our PM @narendramodi.Watch it at 9AM tomorrow via @ANI for some lesser known facts about him! Take a look. While the whole country is talking elections and politics, heres a breather. Privileged to have done this candid and COMPLETELY NON POLITICAL freewheeling conversation with our PM https://twitter.com/narendramodi?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw @narendramodi .Watch it at 9AM tomorrow via https://twitter.com/ANI?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw @ANI for some lesser known facts about him! https://t.co/Owji9xL9zn pic.twitter.com/Owji9xL9zn Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) https://twitter.com/akshaykumar/status/1120701537821630464?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw April 23, 2019 On the work front, Akshay Kumar has recently wrapped up the shoot for Good News , starring Kareena Kapoor Khan Diljit Dosanjh Kiara Advani , and Anjana Sukhani. He will also be seen playing the role of a 16 th century king in his upcoming comedy, Housefull 4.Apart from these two movies, he will be playing the role of Sooryavanshi in Rohit Shetty s namesake directorial.
Anees Bazmee has just finished a 58-day long shoot of Pagalpant i in London and well, he already has plans for its sequel. He recently announced that the movie is going to be a franchise and is a comic caper which everyone will relate with. It is claimed that this is Bazmees funniest film and it stars John Abraham Anil Kapoor , Ileana Dcruz, Arshad Warsi, Kriti Kharbanda, Pulkit Samrat in lead roles. John will be in a never before seen avatar as a down on luck commoner and he leads the story forward with help of his co-stars Arshad, Anil, Pulkit and of course the girls, Kriti and Ileana. Pagalpanti is expected to feature all the quintessential quirky elements of an Anees Bazmee film and not surprisingly, it is said to be an out and out comedy. It is expected to hit the big screens on December 6 this year.