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ED sends notice to Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for SMUGGLING illegal currency, to be BANNED from performing in India if proven guilty
Popular Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has been nabbed by the Enforcement Directorate in the matter of smuggling foreign currency to the tune of more than Rs. 2 crores. He has also been accused of transferring funds through an illegal manner since last three years. He has been asked to reply to the notice sent by ED within 45 days. The charges are pressed under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). A thorough probe was initiated by the government on Khan. This is not the first time that the singer has been accused of this. Earlier in 2011, he along with his manager were held at the Delhi airport for carrying an undeclared amount and few other instruments in foreign exchange currency. FEMA conducted a probe against him back in 2014 with regard to this matter.An investigation is underway with regards to this matter and if dissatisfied with Rahats response, he will be banned by the government to perform anywhere in India. Rahat is known for belting out hit numbers like: Jiya Dhadak Dhadak ( Kalyug ) to songs like Tere Mast Mast Do Nain (Dabangg) , Teri Ore ( Singh Is Kinng ), Sajda ( My Name Is Khan ), Teri Meri ( Bodyguard ) and Jag Jhoomeya ( Sultan ). Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is one of the most respected and popular singers in Bollywood.
CONGRATULATIONS! Ekta Kapoor becomes a MOTHER via surrogacy (Details inside)
Following the footsteps of younger brother, Ekta Kapoor has opted for surrogacy and become a mother to a baby boy. Ektas baby was born on January 27 and is perfectly healthy. The producer will bring the baby home soon. Congratulations are in order for the Kapoors as the family welcomes the cute new member in their family! Ekta has been very close to Tusshar Kapoor and his son Laksshya. She is often snapped with the child and loves doing the whole bua act. Years of babysitting her nephew sure inspired her to have a baby of her own. It is interesting to note that Tusshar became a single dad to opt for surrogacy in the year 2016 and even inspired Karan Johar to go for the same. Now elder sibling Ekta, who chose to stay single just like Tusshar, has opted for the same option to have a baby setting a new example. She will join the powerful brigade of single mothers in Bollywood. Ekta Kapoor has spoken about not wanting to get married but was open to being a mother after Laksshya was born. She had said that she would opt for motherhood after she knew she was ready for it and all the responsibility that comes with it. Looks like that day has arrived! Stay tuned for more updates.
Me Too: Sonam Kapoor SUPPORTS Rajkumar Hirani, questions the truth about harassment allegations against him
Sonam Kapoor , who has been promoting Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga in and around the city, was asked about harassment charges against the filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani who also has been associated with the film. After allegations were made against the director by his assistant, his name was dropped as a co-producer of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga.At the promotional event, Sonam said that she knows Hirani since a long time and therefore wants the accusations made by his assistant director investigated thoroughly. During a recent media interaction, she said, In the Me Too movement, I always believe a woman. But in this case, we need to reserve our judgment. Two things here one the film is as important as the movement and second, I have known Hirani for many years and I respect him as a filmmaker and a man. I will talk about it at length when the movie is released. But what if its (allegations) arent true, the movement will get derailed. Sonam compared this with Tanushree Dutta case and said, In Tanushrees case, there was proper research done and many people came forward and you know where this is coming from. Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who is the producer of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga dodged the Hirani issue at a recent press conference. He said that he would talk about it but not on this platform because it was strictly reserved for the film. Also Read: Me Too: Vidhu Vinod Chopra REFUSES to talk about accusations on Rajkumar Hirani (read statement) More Pages: Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga Box Office Collection
Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekars Womaniya gets a villain and you will never be able to guess who it is!
Anurag Kashyap has teamed up with Tushar Hiranandani for a movie based on the Revolver Daadis of India. Hailing from Johri in Uttar Pradesh, Chandro Tomar, 86, and Prakashi, 81 are sharp shooters. The former developed interest in the sport when she visited the Johri Rifle Club in her fiftys with her granddaughter. Chandro and Prakashi are sisters-in-law and shot to fame when their video went viral on the internet. The badass duo also participated in Indias Got Talent and gave a tough competition to their fellow contestants. Speaking of the film, Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu have been roped in for the roles. The movie is tentatively titled Womaniya and is set to go on floors on 10 th February. Now, there have been reports about Prakash Jha being roped in as the antagonist in the film that depicts the story of worlds oldest female sharpshooters. This is not the first time that Prakash Jha will be acting in a film. He has earlier played a pivotal role in Priyanka Chopra s Jai Gangaajal as well as featured in Raajneeti.Jha is said to have loved the script and will begin shooting with the leading ladies on 10 th February. Having said that, the ladies have already started preparing for their roles and are more than thrilled to be a part of the project. What are your thoughts on the star cast? Be sure to let us know! Also Read: Bhumi Pednekar gets mobbed in Agra More Pages: Womaniya Box Office Collection
CONFIRMED! Priyanka Chopra to play MA ANAND SHEELA in a biopic (Read ALL details)
Priyanka Chopra is all set to play the destructive, devious, charismatic and CONTROVERSIAL guru from India, Ma Anand Sheela. Ma Sheela was notorious for resorting to some objectionable methods to spread the teachings of Bhagwan Rajneesh or Osho in The United States Of Americas Oregon area. A documentary by the name Wild Wild Country came out on Netflix last year and it broke all records as it got viewership from all over the world. In Priyanka Chopras first interview post marriage with Ellen DeGeneres, she actually spoke about making a feature film based on this documentary and even confirmed her character details. Priyanka told Ellen, I am developing a feature with Barry Levingston. We are developing a it as character on this Guru called Ma Sheela who originated from India who was Oshos right hand. She was just devious and developed a cult and brought people here for Osho, I dont know if you have heard of him yet. It was amazing. I would be developing that next. Now, it would be extremely interesting to see PC in the garb of Sheela who SHOCKED the society and ROCKED the American press in the late 70s and 80s with her provocative statements and phrases, most famous of them being Tough Titties! Apart from this, Priyanka Chopra will be seen in Shonali Boses movie The Sky Is Pink with Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim. She also has a Hollywood release coming up called Isnt It Romantic.View this post on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BtQHFnZA6bE/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_medium=loading @priyanka talking about @isntitromantic ???????????? PLUS- Priyanka Chopra is producing and starring in a movie based on #wildwildcountry documentary, she plays the character of Ma Anand Sheela. The movie will be directed by the multiple Academy Award winner Barry Levinson. The movie is in scripting stage!.????????SWIPE LEFT????????????????.. #PriyankaChopra #Priyanka #PriyankaChopraJonas #NickJonas #Quantico #PeeCee #Bollywood #Hollywood #IfICouldTellYouJustOneThing #MissWorld2000 #Queen #PiggyChops #Nickyanka #IsntItRomantic #love #NP #np_globaldomination #Bumble #TheSkyIsPink #Priyonce @np_globaldomination #queenofbollywood #jiju #desigirl #lovebirds A post shared by https://www.instagram.com/np_globaldomination/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_medium=loading NP globaldomination (@np_globaldomination) on Jan 30, 2019 at 12:18am PST ALSO READ: Priyanka Chopra gives a sweet kiss to hubby Nick Jonas as he surpasses The Rock to win GQs Most Stylish Man of 2018
Nana Patekar bereaved The veteran actors mother passes away
Nana Patekar was recently seen performing the last rites of his mother who passed away a day ago. His mother Nirmala Patekar was 99 years old and is expected to have died due to old age. The funeral was held at Oshiwara crematorium in suburban Mumbai. Friends and relatives attended the same and even met the mourning family and expressed their condolences. Nana looked bereaved as he performed all the last rituals for his mother. A prayer meet is expected to be held soon. If reports are to be believed, Nana Patekars mother Nirmala suffered from memory loss in the past. She used to reside with the actor at his residence. Nana grew up in Murud where he used to stay with his mother whereas his father owned a printing press in Mumbai. Also Read: Nana Patekar to play RAW chief in this TV series
BHARAT: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif to feature in three songs set against the backdrop of Indian festivities like Diwali and Holi
The recently released teaser of Bharat featuring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif seems to have received a positive response. The actor, in his usual style, seems to have impressed his fans with his character in the film. And how could a quintessential Salman Khan film be complete without a melodious album? Well, if recent reports are to be believed, Ali Abbas Zafar has some interesting plans for the music of Bharat and some of them include numbers set against the backdrop of Indian festivals like Diwali and Holi. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will be featuring in as many as six tracks in Bharat , according to recent reports, which will be revolving around Indian festivals. As of now, we hear that three songs will be set against the backdrop of Holi, Diwali and a wedding track respectively. These reports suggest that Ali is currently shooting the wedding track with the two actors at a studio in suburban Mumbai. The song is also expected to feature Sunil Grover and Aasif Sheikh who play integral roles in the film. Reportedly, a different era has been recreated in Film City Studio in Goregaon for a 40 day long schedule wherein a set of Delhi in the 50s and 60s has been erected. Speaking of the track, Ali is expected to be closely working with musicians Vishal Shekhar and lyricist Irshad Kamil for the album of the film. The director has worked with them in the past for films like Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai.It is also apparently being asserted that the Bharat album, despite being set in a different generation, will not have any old Bollywood classics recreated for the film. It is also being said that besides this wedding track, the makers have already shot the Diwali track. Reports have it that the Diwali song was shot in Malta last year which is a romantic number between Salman and Katrina. Bharat , produced by Atul Agnihotri, Salman Khan Films and T-Series, is expected to release during Eid this year. Also Read: Bharat teaser: Salman Khans 6 different looks REVEALED (see pictures) More Pages: Bharat Box Office Collection
Heres how South Star Jiiva is prepping for the role of cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth in the Ranveer Singh starrer 83
Renowned South star Jiiva is all set to play the role of former Indian cricket captain Krishnamachari Srikkanth in the Kabir Khan film, that stars Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev. Just a few days ago, it was revealed that the Punjabi star Ammy Virk will be seen essaying the role of Balwinder Singh Sandhu. Interestingly, South star Jiiva is expected to go undergo some intense prep for the forthcoming sports film. A source close to the actor said, Jiiva has to lose 7 kg to look lean and young to play the part of Srikkanth. He has already kick started the physical training and to ace the cricketing style of former Indian captain, Jiiva has started watching all the videos of Srikkanth from the 83 World Cup which will help him to pick up the nuances of batting correctly like Krishnamachari Srikkanth. The producer of the film, Madhu Mantena shared his views on casting his favourite actor Jiiva for this special role saying, I have been a huge fan of Jiiva since the time I saw one of my favourite films with him called KO.I have always wanted to remake it here in Hindi. Its awesome that finally, I am getting a chance to work with him. I cant think of anyone better to be able to do justice in playing Srikkanth on the big screen Tracing the historic victory of 1983 World Cup, this Kabir Khan directorial has generated immense excitement amongst the audience to witness the magnificent event to be recreated on the silver screen. Earlier, the makers hosted an event to announce the film along with the entire former team that lifted the world cup in 1983. The film will be shot at real locations and will be going on floors early next year. Shouldered by the then captain Kapil Dev, who led the Indian cricket team to its maiden World Cup win, 1983s World Cup stays to be one of the most etched events in the minds of the cricket fans. Presented by Reliance Entertainment and produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri & Kabir Khan, will be releasing on April 10, 2020. Also Read: SCOOP: After Ammy Virk, Sunny Kaushal, Tahir Raj Bhasin and Hardy Sandhu roped in for Ranveer Singh Kabir Khans 83 biopic More Pages: '83 Box Office Collection
Patralekhaa debuts in a Kannada film titled Where is my Kannadaka? opposite Golden Ganesh
After making her Hindi film debut with Hansal Mehtas CityLights in 2014, Patralekhaa Paul is now all set to venture into South cinema. The actress will be making her South debut opposite Kannada actor Ganesh in an upcoming action comedy titled, Where Is My Kannadaka?.Directed by duo Raaj and Damini, the film will go on floors in April. A major chunk of the film is set in London. Sources close to the development say, From script, screenplay to star-cast and pre-production, everything is in place and the film would be shot in a start to finish schedule in UK in the months of April May this year. The makers are looking at releasing the film in the last quarter this year. After the success of KGF in the Hindi speaking regions, the Kannada film industry, popularly known as Sandalwood has got into the mainstream zone with actors from Bollywood too venturing into the regional cinema space. Interestingly, Where Is My Kannadaka? will also mark the directorial debut of the husband-wife duo of Raaj and Damini who have directed several television shows in Hindi as well as Kannada. Patralekhaa too confirmed the news saying, This is my first Kannada film and I am super excited to be working on it. While I cant reveal much about the role right now, but I can definitely say that its a kind of role that I havent portrayed on screen so far and that makes it special for me. Speaking about Patralekhaa, while she debuted opposite her real life boyfriend Rajkummar Rao in Bollywood with Citylights , she went on to star in films like Love Games and Naanu Ki Jaanu.She also played an integral role in Rajkummars acclaimed web-series Bose: Dead/Alive. The actress hasnt made any announcement about her upcoming Bollywood projects. Also Read: Patralekhaa and Rajkummar Raos eight year long love story is absolute relationship goals
Box Office
Film NameNet GrossVerdict
Gully Boy100.30 Cr-
Amavas2.85 Cr-
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Ai...20.01 CrFlop
Thackeray31.60 Cr-
Manikarnika The Queen O...94.92 Cr-
Why Cheat India7.80 CrFlop
The Accidental Prime Min...25.00 CrFlop
Uri The Surgical Strike229.77 CrSuper-Hit
Simmba240.22 CrSuper-Hit
Zero97.50 CrFlop
Film NameReviewer NameRating
Total DhamaalRajeev Masand2.50
Gully BoyRachit Gupta4.00
Gully BoyRajeev Masand4.50
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Ai...Rachit Gupta3.50
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Ai...Rajeev Masand4.00
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Ai...Indo-Asian News2.50
ThackerayRachit Gupta3.00
ThackerayRajeev Masand2.00
ThackerayIndo-Asian News0.50
ThackerayRohit Vats2.50