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Heres how Pooja Hegde is juggling between Housefull 4, Mahesh Babu starrer Maharshi and Baahubali actor Prabhas starrer
Although we havent seen Pooja Hegde until now after she made her Bollywood debut with Mohenjo Daro alongside superstar Hrithik Roshan , the actress definitely has a busy schedule down South. While she has started shooting for her second Bollywood venture, the Akshay Kumar starrer Housefull 4 , Pooja also has some other important projects with South superstars Mahesh Babu, Junior NTR and Baahubali star Prabhas as she will be seen in their films Maharshi Aravinda Sametha and the multilingual untitled film respectively. Considering all these projects, heres how the actress is planning to juggle between schedules. It is not surprising to see that Pooja Hegde is living out of a suitcase currently for the last few months owing to her four films in the pipeline. Despite all of these, the actress seems to be more than happy to manage all of them by juggling time. A source close to the actress said, While everyone who has worked with Pooja has always praised her professionalism, dedication and hard work, she is going all out to ensure that she keeps to all her commitments despite it being an extremely hectic schedule.Pooja is part of 3 of the most anticipated films in South and Bollywood featuring biggest stars. She has been juggling between one film set to another and is getting into and coming out of one character to another. The source elaborated, For Pooja, its three different films, locations and characters at the same time. Pooja like yesteryear super stars is doing three shifts starting with 6-12 pm NTRs film, 1-7 pm Maheshs film and 8 pm-1 am Prabhass film, proving her unending love for the craft and her sincerity! While recently she had a day off on September 19 from Housefull 4 , she left on 18th evening for Hyderabad shot there on 19th and the same evening, she took a flight to Jaipur and then did a 10-hour road trip from Jaipur to Jaisalmer and reported the set of Housefull 4 at 7am on 20th as the call time was 9 am, the source concluded. Also Read: Maharshi teaser: On the occasion of his birthday, Mahesh Babu gives a SPECIAL treat to his fans
Jabariya Jodi: Heres why Sidharth Malhotra had sleepless nights whilst shooting the film
Sidharth Malhotra is all set to reunite with his Hasee Toh Phasee co-star Parineeti Chopra.The two actors have already started filming their next, Jabariya Jodi , a unique film based on pakadwa shaadi, that is forcibly getting the groom married. Sidharth is expected to essay the role of a thug with Parineeti as his childhood love interest. While their chemistry in recently released posters is a talk of the town, the actors too have decided to put in their 100 percent for the film. So much so that Sidharth has gone sleepless for 48 hours, albeit for a scene. It seems that the makers were supposed to shoot for a sequence where Sidharth Malhotra was supposed to faint due to tiredness. However, they were not keen on adding only makeup to the scene and wanted more credibility. They decided to shoot the scene in the night to showcase tiredness but the actor went another step ahead for this. Sidharth, in fact, ended up not sleeping for 48 hours in order to get the look of tiredness and to add authenticity to the scene. If sources are to be believed, the actor kept himself awake for two days before shooting that scene to get the required results whilst the entire unit slept. Amidst many actors who have gone to extensive lengths to prep for their respective characters, heres another example that was set by Sidharth only for a single scene in the film. Coming to Jabariya Jodi , the film is shot in Lucknow and in locations around like Malhaur, Barabanki and Malihabad. The makers are planning to recreate Bihar in these locations since the story set against that backdrop. Not too long ago, we even spotted Sidharth and Parineeti enjoying the authentic Litti Chokha [Bihari delicacy] in Lucknow. Produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shailesh Singh, Jabariya Jodi is directed by Prashant Singh. Also Read: Parineeti Chopra binges onto Litti Chokha with Sidharth Malhotra in Lucknow during the shoot of Jabariya Jodi
Bigg Boss 12: Jasleen Matharus father is AGAINST her relationship with Anup Jalota, faces DEATH threats
One week into Bigg Boss 12 and there are already MULTIPLE controversies revolving around most of its contestants. One of the most talked about pairs in the house is Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu. The main talking point of this pair is the fact that they have 37 year difference between them. And apparently, even Jasleens parents were unaware about this relationship. Initially, the singer-dancers father Kesar Matharu supported his daughter on the show but in the recent interview he said that he is NOT for the relationship between Jasleen and Anup and called her foolish for indulging in this. He said that he never gave approval for this relationship and he did not even know that the nature of their equation was romantic. He said he sent Jasleen with Anup thinking it is a guru-shishya kinda thing. But it is shocking for him to even think that his 28 year old daughter is dating someone older to him. He even said that public in general is pretty outraged with this and have told him that they would have cut their daughter up if she would have done such a thing but then he said that it is her life and he would not interfere but sure maintain his distance from Jasleen and Anup. He said that he would ask them some questions after they come out of the house. In the house, Jasleen and Anup have chosen to sleep on separate beds but their equation is that of a couple. All said and done they are one of the powerful contestants in the house. Stay tuned for more updates on Bigg Boss. Also Read: Bigg Boss 12: Varun Dhawan and Salman Khan will be rapping together; Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu to be sent on a date!
Vipul Shah to direct Singh Is Kinng sequel with Arjun Kapoor?
11 years after Singh Is Kinng made Akshay Kumar the turbaned superstar of Bollywood, the beleaguered franchise is all set for a sequel provided the legal logistics are sorted out. This time, the leading man would be played by Arjun Kapoor who stars in Vipul Shahs ready for release Namaste England.The Singh Is Kinng franchise has been embroiled in a dispute of ownership between producer Vipul Shah and director Anees Bazmee.Three years back, Akshay even collaborated with Prabhu Dheva in a camouflaged sequel of Singh Is Kinng entitled Singh Is Bling , as the original title was not available to the producers. But now it looks like Singh Is Kinng will finally have a sequel with Arjun Kapoor stepping into Akshays shoes. A formidable task indeed. Would Arjun make as convincing and engaging a turbanator as Akshay? Also Read: Ranveer Singh to take Akshay Kumars consent before doing Singh Is Kinng sequel
LoveYatri: Despite change of title from Loveratri, trouble continues for this Salman Khan production
Trouble hasnt ended for the Salman Khan production LoveYatri that marks the debut of the superstars brother-in-law Aayush Sharma. The films title which was initially Loveratri was subjected to many controversies after some took objection over it for the title resembled the festival Navratri. The same became a legal hassle for the makers who later decided to bow down and change the title to LoveYatri.Yet the complainant is unhappy with the decision and has demanded the ban of the film since according to him, the film talks about falling in love during Navratri. Taking objection to the films plotline, BB Agarwal of the Sanatan Foundation has alleged that the promos were offensive to Hindu sentiments because the film depicts that Garba is all about love. However, the festival Navratri is a festival that celebrates the different avatars of the Goddess. He further accused the makers calling it an attempt to encash on Navratri. On the other hand, Salil Thakore who has been the counsel for Salman Khan Films has responded to these allegations by making use of a Supreme Court order which stated that film certifications and its likes are the responsibility of the experts and it is best to be left with them for decisions on these cases. Thakore also argued that oversensitive claims in this case need not be protected. His response further mentioned that the trailer of LoveYatri was never look down upon the festival nor does it promote it nor does it showcase any immodest behavior or scenes of any kind. LoveYatri also marks the debut of Warina Hussain and is directed by Abhiraj K. Minawala. Along with Salman Khan, the film is also produced by Murad Khetani and Ashwin Varde. The film is slated to release on October 5, a few days before Navratri kicks off. Also Read: Loveyatri star Aayush Sharma opens up about Salman Khans link up with Katrina Kaif (watch EXCLUSIVE video)
Bigg Boss 12: Varun Dhawan and Salman Khan will be rapping together; Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu to be sent on a date!
It seems that the Weekend Ka Vaar with Salman Khan will have a lot of interesting elements in store for the audience. Bigg Boss 12 has already kicked off on an interesting note with controversies hovering around the show, as attacks and counterattacks have already started making news. The latest update on that front is that Varun Dhawan is the first celebrity to make an appearance who will coming to promote Sui Dhaaga Made In India.On the other hand, Bigg Boss is also planning to introduce an interesting twist in the Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu story. Coming to the entry of Varun Dhawan, interesting activities are being planned along with the actor during the show. If reports are to be believed, keeping up with the theme of the film, contestants will be asked to stitch pillows and the one who can sew maximum number of them will be declared a winner. Varun will be the supervising the activity. On the other hand, Salman Khan too will come into Sui Dhaaga mode and will be sewing his initials SK on a scarf. If that wasnt all, we will the Judwaa actors rapping together. Reports suggest that Varun Dhawan and Salman Khan will be rapping on Tamma Tamma from Badrinath Ki Dulhania.Besides that, the session will turn further musical with all the musicians present in the house, which includes Anup Jalota, commoners Deepak Thakur and Urvashi Vani. The actor too will be joining them as he will croon to some of his own chartbusters. Also, we hear that the makers have planned something special for Anup Jalota and Jasleen. Considering the current ongoing gossip about their alleged relation that has created a furor amongst Bigg Boss followers, it seems that the organizers of the show have decided to add some drama. It is being said that a special room will be introduced where this music couple will be sent on a date. Also Read: Bigg Boss 12 Day 5: Kriti Roshmi become First captains, Sreesanth ABUSES Shivashish
Chandraprakash Dwivedis Mohalla Assi starring Sunny Deol and Sakshi Tanwar to release on November 16
The wait ends, as Sunny Deol and Sakshi Tanwar starrer Mohalla Assi helmed by filmmaker Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi will finally have its theatrical release on November 16 this year. The film was cleared with A certificate after a prolonged legal battle with CBFC causing delay in the release of the film for over two years. The announcement was made with a motion poster released on social media today. Those who are not aware of the backstory, the hurdle for the makers began when the application for certification of the film was submitted to Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in March 2016. The Revising Committee of the board, however, had refused to issue a certificate for exhibition of the film stating that the form and content of the film were highly derogatory of humans, culture and religion, including but not limited to mythology and was laden with abusive, explicit content. They also stated that the makers are misusing the freedom of expression. Producer Vinay Tiwari then appealed to the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT), which in November 2016, directed the producer to carry out 10 cuts/modifications and resubmit the film for its consideration. Contending that the FCAT order had a damaging effect on the theme of the movie, Tiwari challenged it in Delhi High Court through a writ petition. Thirteen months of appearing in court and 11 hearings later, they reserved a certificate. Presented by Crossword Entertainment in association with Wisdom Tree Productions, Mohalla Assi is based on Kashi Nath Singhs book Kashi Ka Assi that dissects the politically-charged events of 1990 and 1998, including the Ram Janmabhoomi issue and the implementation of the Mandal Commission. The film comprises of a stellar ensemble cast with Ravi Kishan Saurabh Shukla , Mukesh Tiwari and Rajendra Gupta among others. Also Read: Sunny Deol starrer Mohalla Assi finally gets A certificate from CBFC after two years
Sacred Games: Shoot of season 2 of the Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer series is said to be postponed
Sacred Games, which has become quite a topic of discussion amongst the youth, is currently facing a small setback when it comes to shooting. After a thrilling first season, the series which is based on the novel by the same name, was all set to kick off its second season this month. However, we hear that the shoot has been pushed further. While further details on when the filming will commence has been kept under wraps, there are two different theories that are being speculated to be the reason behind the delay. The OTT platform Netflix which was backing this show and it also marked their first association since Sacred Games is Indias first original Netflix series. Considering the same, the show also kicked off on a humongous budget. Recent speculations have it that despite the increasing popularity of the show amongst youth, the show hasnt been able to gain expected profits. It is being said that the series is quite niche and hence it appealed to only certain section of the audiences. Owing to the same, due to the comparatively low returns, reports suggest that Netflix officials are now reconsidering the budget for season 2 of the show. So they have apparently decided to meet the makers in order to reevaluate the budget of the show. On the other hand, publicists of the actors have mentioned in reports that the reason behind the delay is the hectic schedules of the stars. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is expected to Motichoor Chaknachoor in the next few days while he has already kicked off the shoot of the Rajinikanth starrer, his South debut Petta.As for Saif Ali Khan , he is yet to finish the shoot of Navdeep Singhs Hunter and a shoot schedule of 15 days is yet to be complete. After that, the actor is supposedly starting another film. Keeping in mind all these factors, they have maintained that the shoot of Sacred Games 2 is expected to start only in November. Also Read: Sacred Games: Kubbra Sait AKA Cuckoo opens up about doing BOLD scenes involving frontal nudity (Watch Video)
Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 5 lakhs to acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal
Its been more than established that Akshay Kumar has always been vocal about his love for the nation and the people who have been struggling in their lives. Time and again, he has helped many in need and once again he has done the same. This time, the actor has donated whopping amount of Rs. 5 lakhs to acid attack survivour Laxmi Agarwal. Akshay Kumar recently came across the story of Laxmi Agarwal who is jobless since a year now and is on the verge of getting evicted from her house. After reading the news recently, the actor reached out to provide her monetary help. Akshay Kumar revealed his contribution is a very small gesture. The actor said that he wanted to help so Laxmi coule once again get on her feet and find herself a job with dignity without having to worry about her house rent and other kinds of stress. He said that she should be able to feed her child. He added that no amount of awards, medals or accolades help in surviving. One has to help through practical ways as well. Laxmi Agarwal became the victim of acid attack when a stalker disfigured her face. She had to undergo several surgeries. She later became dedicated to help those in need and fight against the crime and spread awareness about it. She was even felicitated by former First Lady of United States, Michelle Obama in 2014. Also Read: Akshay Kumars Gold released in Saudi, is the first Bollywood film to achieve this feat
Box Office
Film NameNet GrossVerdict
Mitron2.50 Cr-
Manmarziyaan19.68 Cr-
Eela300.26 CrAbove Average
Laila Majnu2.50 CrFlop
Paltan7.00 Cr-
Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir...10.00 CrFlop
Stree4.17 CrFlop
Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi18.11 CrFlop
Satyameva Jayate89.05 CrHit
Mulk12.50 CrFlop
Film NameReviewer NameRating
ManmarziyaanRachit Gupta4.00
ManmarziyaanRohit Vats3.50
Love SoniaRenuka Vyavahare3.00
Love SoniaShrishti Negi2.50
MitronIndo-Asian News2.50
PaltanRajeev Masand2.00
Gali GuleiyanRenuka Vyavahare3.50
Gali GuleiyanRajeev Masand3.50
StreeRachit Gupta3.00
StreeRummana Ahmed3.00