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In his upcoming film Bull, Shahid Kapoor will play Brigadier

In his upcoming film Bull, Shahid Kapoor will play Brigadier

T-Series expressed its joy at the opportunity to tell the courageous tale of India’s paratroopers on the battlefield, which is based on actual events. The makers of the action film “Bull” revealed on Thursday that Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor will appear in it. For the upcoming movie set in the 1980s, T-Series’ Bhushan Kumar has teamed up with producers Amar Butala and Garima Mehta. Producer Bhushan Kumar to collaborate with producers Amar Butala and Garima Mehta for #Bull, an action film starring #[email protected] pic.twitter.com/o8S2GcJQUD — Silverscreen.in (@silverscreenin) October 21, 2021 ‘Bull’ is a high-octane adrenaline rush: Amar Butala Amar Butala said he was honoured to be able to convey an epic tale of bravery. Inspired by true events, he added that Bull was their modest devotion to the men in uniform. According to the producer, Bull is a high-octane adrenaline rush. Blessed to tell an unforgettable story of valour! Our humble homage to our men…
More than 300 films from around the globe to be showcased at 52nd IFFI

More than 300 films from around the globe to be showcased at 52nd IFFI

IFFI this year would have a hybrid format owing to the Covid-19 situation; to begin on November 20 More than 300 films from around the globe will be on showcase at the prestigious International Film Festival of India (IFFI) this time around. To get underway in Goa from November 20, the festival, which is into its 52nd edition, has a major hassle this time around too like last year, with the Covid-19 pandemic far from being gone. In tune with the difficult times, this time also the organisers are lining up measures to conduct the festival in a hybrid format. That means, the films will be screened in theatres in front of audiences as well as on virtual platforms too. Organised jointly by the Directorate of Film Festivals under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, and the state Government of Goa, the 52nd edition of the festival will run between November 20 and 28, 2021.…
Look who is playing baddie to Prabhas in the multilingual Spirit!

Look who is playing baddie to Prabhas in the multilingual Spirit!

Kareena Kapoor will be seen as villain in Telugu superstar Prabhas’s Spirit, which is being made in 8 different languages. She’s been the leading lady to a handful of top stars. She has also played almost all versions of the sweet, cute and good woman in Bollywood. We will now watch her play the irksome baddie, for a change. Kareena Kapoor Khan has been among the most sought-after actresses in Bollywood for quite along. Her roles have ranged from the cute and naughty to the suffering, thinking and brave woman. Many film characters she has played had earned her superstar status too among women actors during her heydays. Kareena Kapoor will now travel south to play the villain in Telugu superstar Prabhas’s Spirit, which is being made in eight different languages.  Prabhas already has a massive fan following post Bahubali, and he is among the much-loved leading men for cine-goers across India, irrespective of the…
Special Ops 1.5 trailer leaked; fans can’t hide their excitement

Special Ops 1.5 trailer leaked; fans can’t hide their excitement

However, neither Hotstar nor the series’ makers have released an official statement about the leaked trailer. The trailer of the popular web series Special Ops 1.5 of Krishna Kumar Menon, who is known by the stage name Kay Kay Menon, has reportedly been leaked on social media. An Instagram user named ‘ViralBhayani’ has released a video from his Instagram account claiming that the trailer of the second season of Hotstar Special series Special Ops has been leaked. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Viral Bhayani (@viralbhayani) However, till now no official statement has been issued by the Hotstar or the makers of this series. Special Ops 1.5 teaser released few days ago Earlier, a small teaser of this series was released on October 14 for the audience and it was said that this series will be released soon. Himmat Singh is back! And this time we’re going back in time with him.…
Sir Michael Caine to retire, post Best Sellers

Sir Michael Caine to retire, post Best Sellers

Two-time Academy Award winner Sir Michael Caine is calling it quits at the age of 88 Iconic actor Sir Michael Caine is calling it quits. The 88-year-old actor who has mesmerised audiences with a variety of roles all through his long career has announced that he will retire from acting soon after his final outing in the flick Best Sellers. Sir Michael Caine, who has been decorated twice with the Academy Awards, said he has decided to retire as he has turned 88 and that there aren’t many many scripts that have a leading man who’s 88, coming up. The actor, whose part in the movie Best Sellers is his last, was not seen on-screen over the past couple of years as he had issues with his spine and that affected his legs. Sir Michael Caine won 2 Academy Awards and 3 Golden Globes Sir Michael Caine who has given us brilliant acting performances in…
‘Gulabo Sitabo’ actress Farrukh Jaffar passed away at 89

‘Gulabo Sitabo’ actress Farrukh Jaffar passed away at 89

Farrukh Jaffar began her Bollywood career in 1981’s Umrao Jaan, in which she donned the role of Rekha’s mother Farrukh Jaffar, the veteran actress died on Friday night in a hospital in Lucknow. Known for her performance in Gulabo Sitabo and Sultan, Farrukh was admitted to the hospital for breathlessness issues. The 89-year-old actress began her celluloid journey with the 1981’s classic movie Umrao Jaan, in which she donned the role of Rekha’s mother. Yesterday, Shaaz Ahmad, her grandson had shared the news on Twitter. He wrote — My grandmother and wife of Freedom fighter, Ex MLC Mr S.M.Jaffar and Veteran Actress Mrs Farrukh Jaffar passed away today at 7 pm in Lucknow. Farrukh Jaffar’s last rites would be performed today. My grandmother and wife of Freedom fighter, Ex MLC Mr S.M.Jaffar and Veteran Actress Mrs Farrukh Jaffar passed away today at 7 pm in lucknow . @Nawazuddin_S @amirkingkhan @priyankagandhi @RahulGandhi @ndtv @ndtvindia @TimesNow @RichaChadha…
‘Gadar 2’: Gadar movie sequel’s announcement likely on Friday

‘Gadar 2’: Gadar movie sequel’s announcement likely on Friday

Director Anil Sharma posted a cryptic poster on Twitter, saying that he and his team are working on a movie’s sequel. Despite the fact that the protagonists’ adventure was satisfactorily concluded at the ending of ‘Gadar’, there has always been rumours of a sequel ‘Gadar 2’, with news stories of the same cropping up on a regular basis. And finally, it appears that a lot of people’s desires are finally coming true. Director Anil Sharma released a mysterious poster today, October 14, claiming that he and his crew are working on a sequel, recreating the craziness of a blockbuster, without identifying the film, but all indicators point to ‘Gadar 2’. Movie posters teased on social media Anil Sharma tweeted an image on his official Twitter account, asking, “Are you ready for the biggest announcement of the year?” Are you ready for the biggest announcement of the year? Watch this space tomorrow at 11 AM to find…
Bear Grylls ropes in Ajay Devgan for Discovery India’s Into The Wild

Bear Grylls ropes in Ajay Devgan for Discovery India’s Into The Wild

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan will join names like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rajnikanth and Akshay Kumar as the guest in Bear Grylls’ Into The Wild series for Discovery India. The next iteration of Bear Grylls renowned television show Into The Wild will have Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan as the guest. The show aired on Discovery India had earlier showcased big names like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rajnikanth and Akshay Kumar. A teaser of the show has been made public by Discovery India on its official Instagram handle. The teaser which is currently being lapped up by fans has the actor mouth these words: “Yeh sherdilon ka manch hai. Yeh koi khel nahi hai bro”, which translates as “This is a stage for Bravehearts. This is no game bro”. Into The Wild ropes in Devgan after Modi, Rajnikanth and Akshay Discovery India has found a fair amount of success for its Into The Wild series and…
Actor Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack at 40

Actor Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack at 40

The actor’s fans draw similarities between the deaths of Sushant and Sidharth Shukla but the family denies any controversy Actor Sidharth Shukla passed away today at the age of 40 due to a massive heart attack. He was declared ‘dead before arrival’ at the Cooper Hospital early in the morning. The Bigg Boss 13 winner is survived by his mother and two sisters. The news came as a shock to fans and colleagues as the actor recently shared the screen with his rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill in a dance reality show. Soon after the news broke, fans are drawing similarities between the sudden death of Sidharth Shukla and Sushant Singh Rajput. Similarities between Sidharth Shukla and Sushant’s death Fans on Twitter cannot stop themselves from comparing uncanny similarities between the deaths of these telly stars who were trying to increase their foothold in the Hindi film industry In Sushant’s death case, the name of Cooper…
‘Thalaivii’ Review: Kangana Ranaut delivers a classic replica of Jayalalithaa

‘Thalaivii’ Review: Kangana Ranaut delivers a classic replica of Jayalalithaa

Kangana Ranaut effortlessly transforms into J Jayalalithaa and delivers a pitch-perfect portrayal of the late actress-turned-politician in Thalaivii. The multilingual biographical film “Thalaivii” starring Kangana Ranaut, Aravind Swamy” in the lead roles will release worldwide on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Ranaut plays the role of J. Jayalalithaa, actress and politician who served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu six times. But by no means, “Thalaivii” is a political film. It is a sentimental movie at heart. Shot Simultaneously in Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu languages, the flick is directed by A. L. Vijay. Kangana Ranaut effortlessly transforms into J Jayalalithaa and delivers a pitch-perfect portrayal of the late actress-turned-politician in Thalaivii To get a pitch-perfect portrayal of Kangana Ranaut, prosthetic expert Jason Collins, who worked on “Captain Marvel,” was hired to design Ranaut’s looks. Kangana will sport four looks in the film. Screening Controversy The makers of Thalaivii announced a two-week window for the Hindi…
The Activist: Reality show or ‘reeling’ out activism to rake in profits?

The Activist: Reality show or ‘reeling’ out activism to rake in profits?

The Activist teams up 6 activists with three high-profile public figures who will work together to bring meaningful change to one of three vitally important world causes – health, education, environment One thing that the Covid-19 pandemic enforced lockdown has set on an upward trend is the consumption of content on OTT platforms and shows based on the “Reality” concept. The demand has been exhilarating and the supply has been maintained equally, keeping up with the thirst of the consumers. However, the demand has been huge that everyone wants a piece of this market. This has resulted in some bizarre concepts being packaged as reality shows and aired for the world to watch. Be it showrunners putting men and women in a mansion and tasking them with not getting intimate in the “Too Hot to Handle” series or the insane number of dance shows being aired in India, things have been getting madder and more…
36 Mere Vargiya – Jasmine Sandlas’s stirring tale dedicated to everyone

36 Mere Vargiya – Jasmine Sandlas’s stirring tale dedicated to everyone

Jasmine Sandlas’ song 36 Mere Vargiya is more like a tribute to every girl who has healed from cheating and heartbreak in a relationship that she gave her soul. Indian-American songwriter and singer Jasmine Sandlas made a comeback with yet another ‘Add To Playlist’ Song in 2021. The song is titled ’36 Mere Vargiya’ which in local dialect is used to take away the identity of a girl by comparing her to 36 other girls similar to her. The lyrics shout ‘Terrific songwriting’ with each new beat in the song. 36 Mere Vargiya has nostalgia attached to it. With stirring storytelling and compelling narration, Jasmine Sandlas dedicates the song to everyone. Jasmine took to Instagram to say that she started writing the song in 2019 and finished it around the onset of 2021. She says the song would have been taken as only her story, had she released it 2 years ago. Well, of course,…
Amazon Prime Video lets users subscribe to a variety of streaming services from one hub

Amazon Prime Video lets users subscribe to a variety of streaming services from one hub

Amazon Prime Video Channels users will now be able to subscribe to many channels from a single hub; Netflix, Disney to face tough competition India’s streaming arena is flush with a variety of services and customers have been queueing up to subscribe to almost all of them. The latest on that front that is sure to get headline space is a move by Amazon which is aimed at winning customers in the country by the thousands. Amazon has rolled out a new platform christened Prime Video Channels in India, and it enables customers to subscribe to eight streaming services, all at one go. The streaming services that customers can subscribe to from the single hub of Prime Video includes popular ones such as Discovery + and Mubi. Customers will now be able to log in and pay for additional streaming services from the Amazon Prime Video website or app, said a TechCrunch report. Further, Amazon…
Pandemic calls a cut on Malayalam film industry; theatre reopening could help it roll again

Pandemic calls a cut on Malayalam film industry; theatre reopening could help it roll again

There have been reports of suicides from the Malayalam film industry over the past one year. Lives were lost owing to the loss of livelihood options. Restrictions brought about by the spread of the coronavirus has hurt the film industry to hitherto unheard-of levels. With cinema houses remaining shut for months together, the release of new movies has been put on the backburner. Though many of the producers decided to grab whatever returns were made available by selling their products to OTT platforms, many films made on huge budgets continue to stay in the boxes hoping for good times to return. The film industry in Kerala has had a mixed year, with the Covid-19 pandemic playing in gay abandon. While many films saw the light of the day through OTT platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Zee 5, Disney+Hotstar, SonyLiv and the like, there are others who decided to stay put expecting the times…
Shehnaaz Gill and Diljit Dosanjh starrer ‘Honsla Rakh’ movie trailer released

Shehnaaz Gill and Diljit Dosanjh starrer ‘Honsla Rakh’ movie trailer released

#HonslaRakhTrailer hashtag trends on micro-blogging site Twitter, with netizens expressing their views about the Punjabi film. Honsla Rakh, the much-anticipated Punjabi film starring Shehnaaz Gill and Diljit Dosanjh, has released its trailer. The film is a comedic take on pregnancy and motherhood, with Shehnaaz portraying a pregnant woman and Diljit as the father who attempts to care for the child. ਅਲੜ ਬਲੜ ਬਾਵੇ ਦਾ.. ਬਾਵਾ ਰੂੰ ਲਿਆਵੇਗਾ.. ਦੇਖਿਓ ਪੈਂਦੀ ਖੱਪ.. ਰੱਖ ਹੌਂਸਲਾ ਰੱਖ Trailer Out on MONDAY 1pm IST 𝐇𝐎𝐍𝐒𝐋𝐀 𝐑𝐀𝐊𝐇 Releasing Worldwide – THIS DUSSEHRA 15th October @bajwasonam @ishehnaaz_gill #ShindaGrewal #ThindmotionPictures pic.twitter.com/X0FP6j566J — DILJIT DOSANJH (@diljitdosanjh) September 25, 2021 Apart from Diljit Dosanjh and Shehnaaz Gill, the Punjabi film Honsla Rakh also stars Sonam Bajwa and Shinda Grewal. The film is produced under Thind Motion Films and Storytime Productions. While Amarjit Singh Saroon directed the film, Daljit Thind and Diljit Dosanjh are the producers. The storyline of ‘Honsla Rakh’ The storyline of the movie…
Russian actress Yulia Peresild pips Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise for space movie record

Russian actress Yulia Peresild pips Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise for space movie record

Russian actress Yulia Peresild will head for the International Space Station next week to start filming her flick; Tom Cruise may have to wait till later this year If you thought Tom Cruise would be the first-ever actor to go to space, think again! Tom Cruise was, till a while ago, all geared to shoot a movie in space and was preparing himself to head for the International Space Station (ISS) later this year. We now hear that Tom Cruise will be beaten in this space race by an actress from far off Russia. And her name is Yulia Peresild. The actress will travel to the International Space Station (ISS) next week to shoot her movie. This, incidentally, will make her flick the first ever to be shot in space. The record that was waiting to be grabbed by Tom Cruise will now be Yulia Peresild’s.   Space movie race brings memories of space race…
Bond actor Daniel Craig to be inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame

Bond actor Daniel Craig to be inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame

Daniel Craig, who added more charm to James Bond 007, is signing off after No Time To Die; will be honoured with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame ahead of movie release No Time To Die has been premiered to the overwhelming response and Daniel Craig, who has played his last James Bond character is a happy man. As he signs off and leaves the 007 stints for another actor to take up and continue, Craig can be glad that his last outing as the debonair spy has been accepted and applauded by the critics. Daniel Craig’s performance as Bond has now earned him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Two days ahead of the global release of No Time To Die, Craig will see the honour bestowed on him. This will make Craig the 2,704th celebrity to get a star on the Walk of Fame. Daniel Craig only Bond actor after Roger…
‘Dhindora’: Trailer released for first-ever web series of BB Ki Vines

‘Dhindora’: Trailer released for first-ever web series of BB Ki Vines

The hashtag #Dhindora started trending on social media sites like Twitter shortly after the trailer was uploaded on YouTube. Comedian and YouTuber Bhuvan Bam on Tuesday released the trailer of his upcoming web series ‘Dhindora’. The new series created by Bhuvan will stream on the ‘BB Ki Vines’ YouTube channel. Sharing a poster of the upcoming series on his social media profiles, Bhuvan wrote, “Dhindora – A BB Ki Vines web series, coming this October to your YouTube screen! #Dhindora peet do…” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bhuvan Bam (@bhuvan.bam22) Fans and many of Bhuvan’s friends and other YouTubers, comedians, and social media celebrities applauded him and gave him well wishes after the news. Ashish Chanchlani, Tanmay Bhat, Abhishek Upmanyu, and Saloni Gaur were among the first to send their best wishes to Bhuvan. ‘Dhindora’ becomes a trend on social media Soon after the trailer was released on YouTube, the hashtag…
Badshah announces release date of new song ‘Bachpan Ka Pyaar’

Badshah announces release date of new song ‘Bachpan Ka Pyaar’

Badshah shared the poster of the song, announcing the release date: August 11, 2021 Indian rapper Badshah has revealed the date of his latest song ‘Bachpan Ka Pyaar’. For the track, the rapper has collaborated with internet sensation Sahdev Dirdo.Taking to his Instagram handle, Badshah shared the poster of the song, announcing the release date: August 11, 2021. The collaboration features Sahdev Dirdo and Badshah along with singer Aastha Gill and musician Rico. He captioned the post with the lyrics “Bhool nahi jaana re” from the trending song. Bhool nahi jaana re pic.twitter.com/SGxmUjZ6Pb— BADSHAH (@Its_Badshah) August 6, 2021 For the unversed, Sahdev Dirdo is the boy who became an overnight social media sensation after a video of him singing ‘Bachpan ka Pyar’ went viral.Hailing from Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, the 10-year-old boy has also been felicitated by Chattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel.According to reports, the viral video was originally shot in 2019 in the boy’s classroom and…
Rani Mukerji heads to shoot for ‘Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway’

Rani Mukerji heads to shoot for ‘Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway’

Rani Mukerji will be out of the country for over a month for this shoot Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji has left India to start shooting for her much-awaited film ‘Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway’.Billed as an untold story about a journey of a mother’s battle against an entire country, the movie will be directed by Ashima Chibber of ‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’ fame. Speaking about the upcoming project, a source said, “Rani is set to start shooting the film in the next couple of days. She has done intensive preparation for the film which will be revealed in due course of time and one can expect a sublime Rani Mukerji performance as Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway is a complete author-backed role for her.” “Rani will be out of the country for over a month for this shoot. She has been waiting to start this project which is extremely close to her heart,” the source added. #RaniMukerji…
The Weeknd drops new song ‘Take My Breath

The Weeknd drops new song ‘Take My Breath

Take My Breath’ was unveiled via an Olympics promo for the Team USA Women’s Track & Field team Singer-songwriter The Weeknd has released his new single ‘Take My Breath’, and it sounds like another smash.The music video of the track has also been unveiled. It is available to watch on the singer’s YouTube channel. The song comes after an epic buildup, starting with a cryptic statement about “the dawn,” back in May, then some social media teases, then placement in an ad for the Olympics, and then news that it was banned from IMAX theatres.As promised, the mood of the song is lighter, with a pulsing disco beat and a chugging “Another Brick in the Wall” guitar riff, but the video, directed by Cliqua, is dark and depicts the Weeknd continuing to get the crap beaten out of him by beautiful women.The facial bandages of the ‘After Hours’ era have been replaced by plastic masks…
Shahid Kapoor reminisces playing cricket on sets of ‘Jersey’

Shahid Kapoor reminisces playing cricket on sets of ‘Jersey’

Shahid Kapoor wrapped the filming of the movie during the coronavirus pandemic in December last year Actor Shahid Kapoor seems to be reminiscing about being on the sets of his upcoming sports drama ‘Jersey’ as on Friday he displayed his batting skills while playing cricket in the town.Taking to his Instagram handle, Shahid shared a video in which he could be seen playing cricket in his free time on the set of a project. Sharing the slow-mo, he wrote, “Played some cricket after almost a year of being on #jersey sets. #majormissing.” His ‘Kabir Singh’ co-star Kiara Advani and more than 3 lakh fans liked the short video on the photo-sharing platform, with many leaving heartfelt messages in the comments section of the post.Speaking about ‘Jersey’, the Gowtham Tinnanuri directorial movie also stars Mrunal Thakur and Pankaj Kapur in pivotal roles.It is a Hindi remake of the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Telugu Film of…
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