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Jabariya Jodi: Aparshakti Khurana joins Parineeti Chopra and Sidharth Malhotra in this romantic comedy

Jabariya Jodi: Aparshakti Khurana joins Parineeti Chopra and Sidharth Malhotra in this romantic comedy
Just a few days ago, we had reported that Jabariya Jodi , which was earlier supposedly titled Shotgun Shaadi had gone on floor. The film features Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra , who are coming together after four years since the release of Hasee Toh Phasee.Now we hear that there has been an addition to the star cast in the form of Aparshakti Khurana. Ayushmann Khurrana s brother Aparshakti Khurana seems to be enjoying good character roles in a couple of upcoming films. While he plays the role of Rajkummar Raos friend in Stree , he will also be seen in Dinesh Vijans other production Luka Chuppi featuring Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon.Now the actor will also feature in Jabariya Jodi alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra, as the latters neighbour. Speaking about his role in the film, Aparshakti explained in recent reports that he plays the role of Parineetis neighbour and childhood friend who is in love with her character in the film. His characters entire life revolves around her and that he has already started shooting for the film. For the uninitiated, Jabariya Jodi went on floor in Lucknow last week. Jabariya Jodi is based on pakadwa vivah ritual that is quite prevalent in Bihar where the groom is kidnapped and married off forcibly. The film will feature Sidharth Malhotra as a Bihari thug. Also briefing about his role in Luka Chuppi , the actor further added that he helps Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon sort out their issues in the film. He also asserted that he will be simultaneously shooting for these films which will be completed by the end of September. He has already shot for a few days for Luka Chuppi before starting with Jabariya Jodi.Marking the directorial debut of Prashant Singh, Jabariya Jodi will be produced by Ekta Kapoor.Also Read: Whoa! Hasee Toh Phasee pair Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra returns with Jabariya Jodi


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Nora Fatehi learns Spanish for Salman Khan starrer Bharat

Nora Fatehi learns Spanish for Salman Khan starrer Bharat
Nora Fatehi, who has been riding high on the success of Dilbar , has added another feather in her cap! The actress has been roped in the Salman Khan Katrina Kaif starrer, Bharat in a supporting role. The talented beauty is all set to begin shoot for the film in Malta and we hear has a rather interesting work prep to do. The fiery star plays a Latina in the film, which spans over decades. And in order to play the part perfectly, Nora has started taking basic Spanish lessons to do justice to her character. Speaking of this amazing new journey she has started on, Nora Fatehi said, Yes, I have started taking very basic Spanish lessons from a very good Spanish friend of mine. He has been teaching me how to speak English with a Spanish accent and basic day to day words I can use in my scenes. We cannot wait to see the magic Nora Fatehi will bring to the film! Bharat will be shot across exotic locations in Malta and Abu Dhabi, besides Punjab and Delhi in India. Including stellar performers like Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Disha Patani , Tabu and Sunil Grover, the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial boasts of an ensemble cast promising power-packed performances. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Bharat is produced by Atul Agnihotris Reel Life Production Pvt. Ltd and Bhushan Kumars T-Series releasing Eid 2019 Also Read: Woah! Bharat to feature 500 dancers for the circus sequence featuring Disha Patani and Salman Khan


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T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment confirm Tahira Kashyap Khurrana to direct

T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment confirm Tahira Kashyap Khurrana to direct
Continuing the trend of identifying and launching promising directors, T-Series Bhushan Kumar and Ellipsis Entertainment (Tanuj Garg, Atul Kasbekar) have confirmed Tahira Kashyap Khurrana to take the helm of their third collaboration. Ellipsis Entertainment had earlier introduced renowned ad filmmaker Ram Madhvani to direct Neerja.T-Series and Ellipsis then launched Suresh Triveni as director in Tumhari Sulu , and more recently, Soumik Sen for his second feature, Cheat India, which is currently under production. A statement from the producers read, Tahira has worn several hats. from being the programming head of a radio station in the North to a theatre writer-director, author, teacher of mass communication and journalism, and short film-maker. Her incredible stories are rooted in realism and heart. We are delighted to back her debut journey and look forward to making many more movies with her. Said Tahira Kashyap, I am delighted to be working with such incredible partners to bring a take on urban existence to the big screen. It feels surreal that something I had dreamt of for the longest, is finally happening. Ive been writing screenplays for five years. It wasnt an easy ride for me. Im glad that Ellipsis believed in me, and together with T-Series, has given me a platform to breathe life into my script. I am truly excited about this new phase in my life and career. The untitled film, a warm slice-of-life drama set in Mumbai, will go into production early next year. Casting is in progress and will be announced shortly. Also Read: T-Series crosses 50 million subscribers on YouTube, becomes second largest subscriber base globally


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CONTROVERSIAL! Arjun Kapoor Parineeti Chopras Namaste England poster cuts out a portion of India from map

CONTROVERSIAL! Arjun Kapoor  Parineeti Chopras Namaste England poster cuts out a portion of India from map
Earlier today, the first poster of the Arjun Kapoor Parineeti Chopra starrer Namaste England was released. With both the actors taking to social media to share the same, the poster of the Vipul Shah film, quickly became viral. Adding to this was the obvious festive spirit with Independence Day round the corner, however for one Twitter user the I-Day celebrations were certainly dampened, especially with the poster of Namaste England cutting out a portion of India on a map featured in the poster. In fact, clearly visible on the right side of the poster is an outline map of India that does not feature the Aksai Chin region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The said misrepresentation of the Indian map could well spell legal trouble for the film and its makers since the government of India has strict guidelines when it comes to mapping Indias external borders. Though there has been no official statement released by the makers of Namaste England , as per the law misrepresentation of the Indian map is regarded as a violation of the National Map Policy that was introduced in 2005. Apart from this, the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1961, criminalises the act of misrepresentation of Indias external boundaries that comes with a punishment of imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or both. While this misrepresentation can certainly spell a lengthy and costly legal battle for the makers of Namaste England , it should be noted that a complaint against the makers for this misrepresentation can be lodged only by the government of India. For the uninitiated, the Askai Chin region has been a disputed border between India and China since the 1962 war. Post the war both countries broke off diplomatic relations leaving the ceasefire line undefined. As for the film itself, Namaste England is said to be a romantic comedy directed and co-produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah. A sequel to the 2007 film Namastey London , the film stars Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Seal. Also Read: London Diaries Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra cant stop pulling each others legs on the sets of Namaste England


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WOAH! CBFC mutes references of political parties BJP and Congress in John Abraham starrer Satyameva Jayate

WOAH! CBFC mutes references of political parties BJP and Congress in John Abraham starrer Satyameva Jayate
Tomorrow well see the much talked about John Abraham Manoj Bajpayee starrer Satyameva Jayate hitting screens. But in the run upto its release, there have been numerous rumours surrounding the film, especially about certain sequences that have been axed to avoid hurting religious sentiments. Now, we hear that the Central Board of Film Certification has also had reference to political parties viz. BJP and Congress muted in the film. In fact, a total of one minute of Satyameva Jayate s run time has been edited out, from which the words BJP and Congress have been muted. Apart from this, the one minute that has been removed from the film contains scenes like the burning National emblem, a five second dialogue talking about the police force, reference to the country and a couple of other dialogue cuts. Though no details on why the said political party names were muted, we guess given the current political scenario in the country, some questions are better left unasked. As for the film, Satyameva Jayate is directed by Milap Zaveri. Produced by Bhushan Kumar and Nikkhil Advani, the film stars John Abraham, Manoj Bajpayee and Aisha Sharma in lead roles. Also Read: Satyameva Jayate actress Aisha Sharma takes up aerial yoga


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Rajkummar Rao takes time out for the Indian police force and this is his special gesture for them!

Rajkummar Rao takes time out for the Indian police force and this is his special gesture for them!
Rajkummar Rao has been busy with many films in the pipeline. While his next with Shraddha Kapoor , the horror comedy Stree is up for release, the Kangana Ranaut starrer Mental Hai Kya is in the filming process. Amidst all these, the actor will be taking a break from these schedules to go to Hyderabad. However, this wont be a leisure trip but something that this actor is keen on doing. He has been invited to speak at the National Police Academy in the Andhra Pradesh capital on August 18. If reports are to be believed Rajkummar Rao will take off to Hyderabad to address social issues and talk about it as a part of the Independence Day celebrations at the National Police Academy. The actor expressed his respect towards our police force whom he considers to be a true hero. He also threw light on the hard work put in by cops, who according to him, work tirelessly for the citizens of the country without any holidays. Besides this, Rajkummar also urged the common public to help the police force by being vigilant about situations and more responsible towards the society at large so that they can together make the country a better place. He also reminded everyone of the kind of sacrifices that the police force makes to keep the rest of the people stay safe. He also revealed that what he appreciates them the most is for honesty and dedication that they show towards their work. He also added about how they often work even during government holidays and festivals. Furthermore, the Omerta actor also feels for the families of the police officials who have to undergo many difficulties. On the work front, his next film Stree is a horror comedy that is slated to release on August 31. The actor will also feature in the Sonam Kapoor Anil Kapoor starrer Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga Mental Hai Kya Made In China amongst others. Also Read: BREAKING: Rajkummar Rao signed for Life In a Metro sequel


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Romeo Akbar Walter: John Abraham takes RAW to Kashmir along with Jackie Shroff

Romeo Akbar Walter: John Abraham takes RAW to Kashmir along with Jackie Shroff
Romeo Akbar Walter aka RAW that is currently in the midst of shooting its major schedules will now take off to a new location for a long schedule. Two days later, the team including the leading man John Abraham is expected to fly to Kashmir for a 10 day long filming schedule in the picturesque locales of the state for this film which is an espionage thriller. Besides John Abraham, Romeo Akbar Walter also features Jackie Shroff as the RAW Chief. He will be flying with the actor to wrap up this schedule in Gulmarg and Srinagar. Robbie Grewal spoke about the film in recent media reports, wherein he stated about hiring local talent for the film. They wanted to retain the authenticity in RAW and hence decided to have local actors and also technicians to get the right vibe. Robbie also asserted that their costume designer too is a local who will be designing the looks which belong to the 70s era. Vanessa Walia, who is coproducing the film, also elaborated on why Srinagar cannot be replaced in the film. She stated that while they recreated some portions of Pakistan in Gujarat, they couldnt do the same with the Kashmiri locations. She also believes that Kashmir cannot be recreated in any part of the world including Switzerland or Shimla since none of them have that vibe. Vanessa also mentioned that from day one the team knew that Kashmir would be the perfect location for Robbies script and it is also a rather troubled city owing to the constant unrest there. After a two day shoot in Gulmarg, Romeo Akbar Walter will further be filmed in Srinagar. Bunty Walia, who is one of the consultants in the film, has asserted in reports that they have all the required permissions and that the Director General of Police in Kashmir has also given them an assurance that the situation is safe in the city. Walia further went on to add in reports that Vidhu Vinod Chopra too is said to be shooting in the city and the atmosphere is quite normal. In fact, he also maintained that they will be getting ample security to avoid any kind of fan chaos since John Abraham and Jackie Shroff will be shooting in that location. Romeo Akbar Walter stars Mouni Roy as the female lead and is also produced by Dheeraj Wadhawan, Ajay Kapoor and Gary Grewal. The shoot schedule in Kashmir will kick off on August 16. Also Read : SCOOP: John Abraham, Anees Bazmee and Kumar Mangat team up for Saade Saati?


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Bhushan Kumar and Anurag Basu join hands for a relationship drama

Bhushan Kumar and Anurag Basu join hands for a relationship drama
Just a couple of days ago we had reported that Bhushan Kumar the head honcho at the music giant T-Series was contemplating on retitling the film Moghul that will be based on the life of his father. Well, now close on the heels of that, we hear that Bhushan Kumar has in fact tied up with none other than Anurag Basu for his next venture which will be a relationship drama. Confirming the same Bhushan Kumar said, Anurag is a master storyteller and brings magic to celluloid in the way his stories pan out and the trajectories his characters follow. Both of us are super thrilled to be working together on a special project with talented actors, which we will be happy to announce soon. Anurag who is currently working on the cast of the film says that he is pretty kicked about the project and is looking forward to directing it. Ive had a great association with Bhushan. When I shared the idea of this project with him, he instantly decided to come on board. Ive been working on this subject for some time now and Im looking forward to directing it. Its going to be a ride of emotions on screen. Though details of the said film are yet to be finalized, rumours suggest that the film will be a sequel to the film Life In A Metro that released back in 2007. As for the story of the said venture, reports have it that the film will be a multi-starrer slice of life, relationship drama. Also Read: Ajay Devgn and Bhushan Kumar team up for the historical drama Taanaji The Unsung Warrior


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Indias Most Wanted: Arjun Kapoor and filmmaker Raj Kumar Gupta take off on this new mission this month

Indias Most Wanted: Arjun Kapoor and filmmaker Raj Kumar Gupta take off on this new mission this month
Fox Star Studios and Raj Kumar Gupta are all set to collaborate for their next offering, an espionage thriller titled Indias Most Wanted.Like reported before, the film is inspired by true events and it unfolds the story of the mission that captured Indias most wanted terrorist, without firing a single bullet. Arjun Kapoor will be seen playing the role of an intelligence officer for the first time on celluloid. Filmmaker Raj Kumar Gupta, who recently directed the Ajay Devgn , Ileana DCruz starrer Raid , has previously written and directed some taut narratives like Aamir and No One Killed Jessica.Speaking on the film, he said, Indias Most Wanted is a film very close to my heart. Its a script that I have been researching and writing for the past three years and I am eager to tell a story that needs to be told. I am glad to be working with the talented, sincere and hardworking Arjun Kapoor on this film and am also looking forward to my first collaboration with Fox Star Studios as the producing partner on this film. Arjun, who is very excited to collaborate with Fox Star Studios and Raj Kumar Gupta said, Raj Sir was the first director to call me after the release of my first film Ishaqzaade.Ever since then weve been wanting and waiting to collaborate. Indias Most Wanted is a film about real people and real incidents. Raj sir has his hand firm on the pulse of this genre. As an actor, I feel Indias Most Wanted is something that is extremely unique as a film; its a special and important story that needs to be told. Personally, Im entering an uncharted territory with this genre. I am nervous and excited working on such an evocative and impactful film that every Indian needs to watch. Rucha Pathak, Chief Creative Officer, Fox Star Studios, says, At Fox Star Studios, we are excited when we spot a special script. When Raj Kumar first narrated the story to us, we knew we had found that special story. Our excitement doubled when Arjun Kapoor agreed to be a part of this wonderful project. This is the story of our unknown everyday heroes that we want to bring to the big screen and there is no better person than Raj Kumar to direct this film. While the other cast details are yet to be revealed, Indias Most Wanted is slated for release on May 24, 2019. Also Read: Arjun Kapoor begins Indias Most Wanted tomorrow


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Whoa! Amitabh Bachchan reunites with K3G costar Kajol for Helicopter Eela

Whoa! Amitabh Bachchan reunites with K3G costar Kajol for Helicopter Eela
Last week, we got a fun glimpse of the Pradeep Sarkar directorial Helicopter Eela featuring Kajol in the lead. The actor plays a single mother to National Award winning Bengali star Riddhi Sen in this film about parenting. And now another update is that it will Kajol reuniting with her Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham aka K3G costar Amitabh Bachchan after a long gap. For the uninitiated, Kajol was last seen sharing screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna which featured her in a cameo. She was only seen grooving to a portion of the track in the film. In fact, Amitabh too will be seen in a guest appearance in Helicopter Eela.He is expected to feature in an integral role for an important sequence in the film. However, further details on his role are being kept under wraps. The filmmaker Pradeep Sarkar revealed in recent reports that they required him to be a part of a particular scene in the film and that the megastar agreed to do it instantly. Sarkar added that he already shares a great camaraderie with Amitabh and the latter is also quite close with Kajol and her actor hubby Ajay Devgn.Also, the filmmaker mentioned that the shoot will not be longer than a day since it is a small scene. However, he also maintained that since it is a cameo they had to plan everything in advance. For the uninitiated, Pradeep Sarkar and Amitabh Bachchan have worked together in films like Vidya Balan s debut Parineeta and Eklavya.In Parineeta , Amitabh had given a voiceover. Speaking of Helicopter Eela , the film is an adaptation of the Gujarati play Beta Kaagdo. The film also stars Neha Dhupia in an important role and is slated to release on September 7, 2018. It is produced under the banners of Ajay Devgn and Jayantilal Gada. Also Read: Post Shweta Bachchan Nandas father-in-law Rajan Nandas funeral, Amitabh Bachchan pens a heartfelt note for his samdhi


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