Saturday, 9 June 2018

Anthony Bourdain Made Me Fall In Love With Food – Sonam Kapoor

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Bollywood Actress #SonamKapoor pays respect to deceased celebrity and celebrated US Chef, #AnthonyBourdain, on her social media account.

US celebrity chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room; aged 61, of an apparent suicide. Bourdain was filming an episode of his CNN series Parts Unknown near Strasbourg in France when he died. The chef was a best-selling food, fiction, and nonfiction author.

Veere Di Wedding Actress Sonam Kapoor wrote a praiseworthy message for the chef. She wrote, “Sometimes life throws you curve balls and you don’t know how to react. Bourdain was possibly the best communicator of our times, he entertained, educated and made the world including me fall in love with food. He showed respect and empathy for every culture and discovered parts unknown. I hope your restless and wandering spirit has found peace at last. Love and respect to your friends and family. #bourdain #anthonybourdain @anthonybourdain”
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Paresh Rawal As Ajit Doval in Uri, First Look Out!

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Actor #PareshRawal is a true magician, give him a character role and he will knock it out of the park for sure! The actor seems to be the first choice of filmmakers to play the role of real-life heroes on the big screen.

The veteran actor will not only be seen in Rajkumar Hirani's 'Sanju' where he plays the role of actor turned politician Sunil Dutt, he also confirmed to be playing the role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a biopic which goes on floors in September this year and now he will also be playing yet another real-life hero in Vicky Kaushal-Yami Gautam's upcoming film 'Uri'.

The actor shared his unbelievable transformation for the part of National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval.

He took to Twitter to share his pictures from the sets of the film and wrote, "Essaying the role of the respected NSA in my next film -URI, produced by @RonnieScrewvala @RSVPMovies”

Mr. Doval is a true legend in the world of “Intelligence” and he was the National Security Advisor during the surgical strike in 2016, he has also handled complex issues like Mizo insurgency and the release of IC 814 hostages from Kandahar. Operation Black Thunder-II that was launched to flush out militants from the Golden Temple in 1988 was under him as well.

Doval also became the first police officer to be awarded the second-highest peacetime gallantry award, the Kirti Chakra, for his exploits during that operation.

Check Out Janhvi Kapoor And Ishaan Khattar in Dhadak

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The maker of #Dhadak unveils yet another soulful and beautiful new poster featuring debutante #JanhviKapoor and #IshaanKhattar on social media.

Filmmaker and producer Karan Johar shared the new poster of Dhadak and confirmed that the trailer for the film will be out on 11th June, 12 Noon. He wrote, “Karan Johar – The trailer of #Dhadak will be out on Monday the 11th of June at 12 noon!! Presenting #janhvi and #Ishaan directed by @ShashankKhaitan”

Dhadak is an official remake of the hit-Marathi movie Sairat directed by Nagraj Manjule. The Hindi remake is being helmed by Shashank Khaitan, previously known for directing Badrinath Ki Dulhania. The film is a co-production between Zee Studios and Dharma Productions.

The official Twitter handle of Dharma Productions also shared the poster with caption, “Get ready because here they come! All hearts waiting for #Monday #DhadakTrailerOnMonday #Dhadak @karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 #Janhvi #Ishaan @ShashankKhaitan @ZeeStudios_”

The movie is shot exclusively in Rajasthan and certain part of Mumbai. It is love story interlaced with caste system in India. The movie marks debut for Janhvi Kapoor and Bollywood commercial drama debut for Ishaan, as the actor has worked with Majid Majidi in “Beyond The Clouds”.
The film is scheduled to release on July 20.

Anand Ahuja – Happy Birthday Sonam Kapoor

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Hubby #AnandAhuja is all love and wishes for wife #SonamKapoor on her birthday!

Bollywood gorgeous fashionista and actress Sonam Kapoor clocks her 33rd Birthday today, though the actress is in London celebrating with her family, hubby Anand Ahuja shared a beautiful picture and message for wife on social media.

Anand posted a lovely monochrome picture of Sonam where the birthday girl is seen looking intently at a direction. Anand quipped that that is Sonam's look as her birthday approaches. He wrote, “The look when @sonamkapoor sees her birthday!...That’s just my way of downplaying just how breath taking this picture is! Happy Birthday!!”

Anand and Sonam tied the knot on May 8, 2018, in a grand weddign! Their wedding reception was perhaps the biggest party night for Bollywood this year.

Sonam Kapoor was last seen in super-chic-flick of the year, Veere Di Wedding and her co-star from the film Swara Bhasker wishes birthday girl with a special message.
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Not bothered by how big or small a character is says Kajol

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Actress #Kajol admits that she is not bothered by how big or small a character is but how much of an impact it leaves on her.

Kajol interacted with media after attending the trailer launch of Hindi version of 'Incredibles 2' on Friday. The actress has voiced the character Elastigirl in the film.

When asked what draws Kajol to play any character in a film, she said, “It should be the kind of character that you feel you can build and make something amazing out of it. So that's really my only requirement. I never think whether I am main lead of the film or whether I have enough to do in the film. Whether you have two scenes or half a scene to do, it should be that kind of work which just leaves such a solid impact that will stay with you for much longer."

Kajol has stepped into the shoes of Holly Hunter in Hindi-dubbed version of 'Incredibles 2', the voice of Elastigirl, also known as Helen Parr, in the English original directed by Brad Bird. Elastigirl can stretch her body into many shapes and forms.

Asked whether Bollywood is unable to match up to the standards of making superwoman or supergirls film, she said: "Not really, not at all. I think we have lot of films. In fact recently, people are writing specifically women-centric films. So I don't think that’s the case but yes, I do feel that as an animated picture company, they have lot more freedom because they have an international audience to play with."

Ranveer Singh – Soul Stare Cover

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Sexy and dapper actor #RanveerSingh has graced the cover page of leading magazine #Femina for the entire month of June. The actor Ranveer Singh released the latest stunning cover on his social media profile. He captioned it, “Soul Stare @FeminaIndia”

Ranveer Singh is redefining calm and composer of Femina Men's Special Issue. The actor looks sexy and suave with a subtle beard and deep intense eyes.

On the work front, post-Padmaavat, actor Ranveer Singh is engrossed completely with his upcoming projects which are many and varied as well. The actor will be seen in Gully Boy and Simmba. He will be a part of Kabir Khan’s ’83 based on the life of Kapil Dev.

And according to latest reports, the actor can also be on board for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's next. The director is planning for two projects - one is a sports film revolving around Kabaddi and another one is about father-son relationship.

Ranveer will be going through a massive physical transformation for forthcoming Rahit Shetty helmer Simmba, the actor has begun an excruciating workout schedule to attain a beefed-up body for the film.
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Ranveer Singh is Rohit Shetty's hero

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#RanveerSingh who is currently busy shooting for #Simmba took to twitter to share the first look from the sets of the film.

The actor shared a picture in his inspector avatar, and captioned it as, "ROHIT SHETTY का HERO. CAPS LOCK में #rohitshetty #Simmba"

he can be seen sporting a dark blue shirt with a pair of dark grey trousers and classic brown shoes. He wore an aviator glasses and completed the look with typical moustache and neatly combed oiled hair in the perfect tough cop look.He is standing along with a group of policemen with his hands on his hips.  

According to reports, the first schedule of the film is two months long. Simmba directed by Rohit Shetty, is the remake of the Telugu film, Temper. The film revolves around a corrupt police officer who takes on a local goon.

Sara Ali Khan is the female lead in the film, and is simultaneously shooting for Simmba as well as Abhishek Kapoor's Kedarnath.
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I would like to clone myself says Kajol

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Actress #Kajol who is busy shooting for her upcoming film #Eela has said that if she would have any super power then firstly she would like to clone herself.

Kajol was interacting with media when she attended trailer launch of Hindi version of ‘Incredibles 2’ on Friday in Mumbai.

Kajol has dubbed for a character of Elasticgirl in ‘Incredibles 2’ who is blessed with superpowers so when asked Kajol what superpowers she would love to have, she said, “I would love to have actually 8 hands and a brain to match that. I think partly I have brain to match that but not completely. I have to manage my time, my kids time, social time, managed to workout at the same time and take care of everybody and do everything that I supposed to do as well actually, forget 8 hand bit, I just would like to clone myself”

When asked Kajol whether Bollywood is unable to match up to the standards of making superwoman or supergirl’s film, she said, “Not really.. not at all. I think we have lot of films in fact recently that people are writing specifically women centric films so, I don’t think that that is there but yes I do feel that as an animated picture company, they have lot more freedom because they have an international audience to play with”

Kajol is generally busy working in the films and managing her house, so when asked Kajol what one thing her actor husband Ajay Devgn is good at than herself, she said, “I think Ajay is better than me at pampering the kids for sure. He is much better than me at pampering the kids. I pamper my kids but there are always have limits it. I am very conscious about the rules and their daily routine of sleep and food timing so, he is definitely the one who pampers the kids amazingly”

Kajol has stepped into the shoes of Holly Hunter in Hindi dubbed version of ‘Incredibles 2’, the voice of Elastigirl, also known as Helen Parr, in the English original directed by Brad Bird. Elastigirl can stretch her body into many shapes and forms, sharing her dubbing experience for the ‘Incredibles 2’, Kajol said, “I am actually big fan of superpower films so when I was approached for dubbing of supergirl’s character, I was most excited about it. I was like so what if I can’t actually get those superpowers but at least I can dub for somebody who has those superpowers but I think dubbing is not the same as actually doing it. I actually don’t like to dub for my own films.”

Former Miss India Pooja Chopra collaborating with award winning director Akash Goila’s next

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#PoojaChopra is all set for her next big project with Akash Goila, whose last directorial venture #DumDumDumroo won accolades all across the globe. The budding director has roped in Pooja Chopra for his next project which is going to be his first digital feature film.

Speaking about his film, Akash shares, "This will be my first feature film and just like my previous films, even this one is going to be a dark humor. We have roped in Pooja Chopra and about the lead actor, I can’t reveal much but he is a renowned bollywood actor and will be seen in a triple role in the film. We will soon be announcing about other cast too.”

The film will have a social message and also a pinch of romance.

Pooja Chopra who was last seen playing a pivotal role in Sidharth Malhotra- Manoj Bajpai starrer "Aiyaary" is also known for winning 8 national and international titles in a single year. Talking about the digital feature film, she says, “I have known Akash for long and when he discussed this project with me, I knew I had to be a part of it. This film is a rare gem and this kind of cinema comes far in-between so you can’t let go of such an opportunity. I’m very sure that this film will leave an impression like his last film Dum Dum Dumroo.”

Akash Goila made his directorial debut with Vinay Pathak starrer "Dark Brew". His recent short film was ‘Dum Dum Dumroo’ boasts of stellar performances from a topline cast and both his films together have garnered more than 8 awards and has been selected in more than 26 film festivals, with premiere in Dubai and screening in Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival, California.

It won awards in the categories of best actress; best Producer at CKF International Film Festival, Best dark comedy short and Best Thriller Short at Independent Shorts Awards and Finalist at Changing Face International Film Festival. Dum Dum Dumroo has also been selected in lot of eminent festivals including Auckland International Film Festival, CKF International Film Festival, International Shorts Film Festival, Rome Independent Prisma Awards, Rome Elephant Film Awards, Silver Screen for Short Films Festival, Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival,  Virgin Cinefest, Kolkata, 2018, Calcutta Cult Film Festival, Kolkata 2018 and 4th NEZ International Film Festival (NIFF)

Friday, 8 June 2018

Trying to Change Lifestyle – Kapil Sharma

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Good news for all #KapilSharma fans, after a long time the actor-comedian has returned to social media and hosted an interactive session with his fans and also shared a new song from his singer friends Dr. Zeus and Zora.

Popular comedian Kapil Sharma, who has been in the news for controversies and trouble in his professional and public life, returned to social media and launched a new song.

The actor wrote, "Hello friends. Hope all well. Let's have a chat...till then listen to this Punjabi dance number by my friends Dr Zeus and Zora Worldwide"

During an interaction session with fans on social media, few fans expressed how much they miss Kapil on TV and when he will return to Television, Kapil replied: "No problem... will start something new soon."

The actor Kapil also added that he is trying to change his lifestyle, he wrote, "Chalo now good night...Trying to change my lifestyle. God bless all”

A couple of months ago, Kapil made headlines drawing bad press when an audio call in which he is heard hurling abuses at a journalist, was made public. Many of his fans were shocked to see this side of their favourite entertainer.

Soorma Trailer Date Confirmed, New Teaser Out

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The maker of #Soorma unveils an awe-inspiring teaser from the film and confirms the trailer release date, the movie stars #DiljitDosanjh, #TaapseePannu and #AngadBedi in pivotal roles.

The official Twitter handle of SPN Productions dropped the teaser along with trailer date confirmation on social media. They captioned it, “He will inspire you, he will motivate you, and stun you with his will power! Based on the true story of #SandeepSingh. 3 days to the #SoormaTrailer! @diljitdosanjh @taapsee @flickersingh @Imangadbedi @SnehaRajani @IChitrangda @thecsfilms @shaadesh @sonymusicindia”

The trailer of much-awaited sports biopic Soorma, based on Indian hockey player Sandeep Singh will be out on 11th June.

The movie narrates the inspiring story of the veteran, who was paralyzed and used a wheelchair for two years after an accidental gunshot injured him in 2006. Fighting against all odds, Sandeep got back on his feet and made a comeback to international hockey in 2008. India won the 2009 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup under his captaincy and went on to qualify for the 2012 Olympics.

Diljit Dosanjh will be seen playing the titular role of Sandeep Singh, with Taapsee Panu and Angad Bedi also will be seen playing hockey on the screen for the first time.

Karan Johar invites fans for live trailer launch of 'Dhadak'

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#KaranJohar who is gearing up for the promotions of #Dhadak invited fans for the film's live trailer launch.

The filmmaker on Friday tweeted, "You are personally invited to open your hearts to 'Dhadak' and to meet Janhvi and Ishaan at their first trailer launch. Set your reminders for Monday. Here they come! … #[email protected]"

Directed and written by Shashank Khaitan the film titled, 'Dhadak' stars Ishan Khattar and  Janhvi Kapoor. The film is a Hindi remake of path-breaking Marathi Film 'Sairat' by Nagraj Manjule which released in 2016. 

Backed by banner Dharma Productions, it is scheduled for release in July 2018.
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Karan Johar Confirms Dhadak Trailer Date

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Here comes a stunning and colourful new poster of #JanhviKapoor and #IshaanKhattar debut movie #Dhadak and the trailer for the film will be out on Monday!

Filmmaker and producer Karan Johar just confirmed the trailer date of Dhadak. He wrote, “You are personally invited to open your hearts to Dhadak and to meet Janhvi and Ishaan at their first trailer launch. Set your reminders for Monday. #DhadakTraileronMonday @shashankkhaitan”

The trailer will be out on Monday, which is 11th June! Exciting!

Karan also shared a stunning new poster from the film, featuring Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khattar sporting all-white outfits, while playing Holi.

He wrote, “#momentsofdhadak #dhadak trailer coming shortly!!!!!! The magic of immortal love begins......presenting JANHVI and ISHAAN !!!!! @ShashankKhaitan film releases 20th JULY 2018 #dhadak”

The vibrant poster features Ishaan and Janhvi during a tender moment. It’s a colourful poster with a focus on the romantic angle of the story. While both the actors are wearing white clothes, their hands are covered in vibrant colours.

Dhadak is an official remake of the hit-Marathi movie Sairat directed by Nagraj Manjule. The Hindi remake is being helmed by Shashank Khaitan, previously known for directing Badrinath Ki Dulhania.
The film is a co-production between Zee Studios and Dharma Productions and is scheduled to release on July 20.
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Nimrat Kaur Has a Wonderful Job in The Test Case – Aamir Khan

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Bollywood superstar #AamirKhan managed to catch up on the web-series #TheTestCase and was totally floored by it. He is all praises for director Vinay Waikul and #NimratKaur along with the entire cast.

Aamir Khan took to Twitter to express his appreciation for the web-series. He wrote, “Just finished watching web-series called ‘The Test Case’. Really enjoyed it. Really liked the work of Vinay Waikul who directed all but one of the episodes. Loved the performances. Nimrat and the entire cast has done a wonderful job. Thank you guys for an enjoyable bing watch! Love. A.”

Ekta Kapoor’s The Test Case starring Nimrat Kaur, Atul Kulkarni, and Rahul Dev has been one of the most appreciated web-shows of recent times. The Lunchbox actress delivered a power-packed performance as a lady officer who goes into combat.

On the work front, Aamir Khan is currently busy with Thugs Of Hindostan, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, and Fatima Sana Shaikh.

The film's plot is based on Philip Meadows Taylor's 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug, about a thug (also known as a thuggee) called Ameer Ali, whose gang of thugs posed a serious challenge to the British Empire in India (then known as Hindustan or Hindostan) during the early 19th century. The film tells a fictional story set between 1790 and 1805.
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Salman Khan Unveils Party Chale On from Race 3

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Here comes the party anthem of the year, #PartyChaleOn from forthcoming action thriller #Race3.

Salman Khan dropped the peppy and techno number on his social media profile. He wrote, “Party Chale On! @Asli_Jacqueline @AnilKapoor @thedeol @ShahDaisy25 @Saqibsaleem @VickyHardik @MikaSingh @IuliaVantur @RameshTaurani @remodsouza @SKFilmsOfficial @tipsofficial @gaana #Race3 #Race3ThisEid #PartyChaleOn”

The high energy number is composed by Vicky and Hardik, with the vocal from Mika Singh and Lulia Vintur and Hardik Acharya's quirky lyrics will definitely put you in the party mood.

The song features the entire ensemble of Race 3 – Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem, Jacqueline Fernandez and Daisy Shah setting some serious party goal with their groovy moves and dapper outfits.

Race 3 is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Remo D'Souza and produced under Tips Films. The film also features Freddy Daruwala and it is the third installment of Race film series.

Race 3 is the most ambitious Bollywood film of recent times. While the budget of the film is said to be whopping Rs 120 crore, the value of its satellite and digital rights are projected to be worth Rs 150 crore. If the deal goes through then Race 3 will become the costliest Bollywood film ever for broadcasters.
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Anil Kapoor releases song, Party Chale On from Race 3

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#AnilKapoor on Friday took to twitter to release the 4th song from #Race3, titled, #PartyChaleOn.

The Veteran actor tweeted the song's official poster and captioned it, "Bahut kar liya intazaar, ab party karte hai with #PartyChaleOn … @BeingSalmanKhan @Asli_Jacqueline @thedeol @ShahDaisy25 @Saqibsaleem @RameshTaurani @remodsouza @VickyHardik @MikaSingh @IuliaVantur @SKFilmsOfficial @tipsofficial @Gaana #Race3 #Race3ThisEid"

The new party anthem is sung by  Mika Singh and Iulia Vantur While the music is composed by duo Vicky-Hardik, Hardik Acharya also penned the lyrics to the song.

The film's co star and filmmakers also shared their excitement from the song release. Daisy tweeted, "The party bomb is finally here! #PartyChaleOn is out now on @tipsofficial" and Tips's officla twitter account shared the songs with caption, "Put on your jacket and tie-up your laces, because #PartyChaleOn is releasing today!"

The song, 'Party Chale On' features the entire main cast from Anil Kapoor to  Freddy Daruwala.

Directed by Remo D'Souza and produced by Salman Khan Films and Tips Films, the film also stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Salman Khan, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and Freddy Daruwala in lead roles.
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​Swara Bhasker Confirms Rasbhari, New Web-Series

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After rocking the silver screen with her versatile acting skills and varied role selection, actress #SwaraBhasker is heading to smaller-screen with a new web-series titled #Rasbhari.

Swara Bhasker confirmed the web-series on her social media profile and also released her characters look and name, Shanoo.

She wrote, “I always try to play characters which I have never seen on screen. With #Rasbhari's Shanoo, I hope that we all get to see a character that helps us shed some light on today's society. Super proud to be associated with this show by @applausesocial! @sameern @nixbhat #TanveerBookwala #ShantanuSrivastava #ComingUp”

The web-series is based on a school boy and his love for his English teacher. The premise of the series will be Meerut. Applause Entertainment is bank-rolling the project.

Rasbhari by Applause Entertainment will be a 10 episode series set in local culture and flavor of small town Uttar Pradesh. It will feature Swara as Shanoo, an English teacher in a Meerut school who has caught the attention of a class 11th student Ayushmaan Saxena. The series will be helmed by Nikhil Bhat.

It will be Swara’s second web outing after the successful ‘It’s Not That Simple’, which has been renewed for a second season with Sumeet Vyas joining the cast of the Voot series.

Honored to be part ongoing efforts to reconstruct the place of women in our society: Sonakshi Sinha

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#SonakshiSinha as the brand ambassador of  #WIA Women's India Association feels honored to be part ongoing efforts to reconstruct the place of women and children in our society.

The actress will be attending a charity gala  in Londond by  WIA's empowerment program.

"I feel honored to be part of the gala this year and help them raise funds for their ongoing effort to reconstruct the place of women and children in our society," Sonakshi said in a statement.

Sonakshi will be lending her support to help raise funds for the projects that reflect the ethos of empowering women and children.

 "WIA is one of the oldest Indian charitable organisations in the UK which is completely dedicated in its commitment to empowering women and children through education, rehabilitation, life skills and social welfare," she added.

The Vintage Glamour charity Ball will be held on Friday at Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

According to a source, the actress has wrapped up "her shoot for 'Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi' and is amidst prep for 'Kalank' and rehearsals for the Dabbang Tour".

The actress will next be seen in "Happy Phir Bhaag Jayegi", a sequel to "Happy Bhag Jayegi". Made under the banner of Eros International and Aanand L Rai's Colour Yellow Productions, the film is set to release on August 24.

Yami heads to Serbia for 'Uri'

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Bollywood actress #YamiGautam is headed to Serbia to start shooting for the first schedule of her upcoming film #Uri.

"Yami is all set for her first schedule in Siberia. As her fans and media have been tracking not only has she gotten fitter, but has gone through a makeover to dive into the character she is playing," a spokesperson said in a statement.

Yami will play the role of an intelligence officer and will be acting alongside Vicky Kaushal in the film.

"She is very excited about the role and keeps adding a few nuances to her character to make it even more layered. She is totally looking and feeling the part," the spokesperson added.

The film, directed by Aditya Dhar, is based on the Uri attack of September 2016.

Jackky Bhagnani starts shooting for 'Anandwaa'

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Actor #JackkyBhagnani started shooting for the film #Anandwaa on Thursday here.

The actor will play the lead role in the film, which is an ode to Hrishikesh Mukherjee's cult classic "Anand". The 1971 film featured the late actor Rajesh Khanna and megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

"I am very excited to play this role. 'Anand' is such a poignant and beautiful film. I am honoured to be working for this project. The film requires a lot of sensitivity and what drew me to the script was how maturely the writing was handled.

"I am sure the audience will love the film," Jackky said in a statement.

Directed by Abir Sengupta, "Anandwaa" explores the journey of a man who chooses to handle a life-altering situation with humour.

Thursday, 7 June 2018

DID star Paulson Thomas deserves a gift of happiness

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However big a fame and popularity one attains, he or she should not ever forget the roots of humanity. #PaulsonThomas is one such personality who has achieved a lot at a very young age yet understands and values the *struggles* one has to go through to reach those heights. His gesture of constantly wanting to help needy ones and celebrate happy times with them is quite commendable.

Celebrating his birthday with the children of Smile Foundation was something Paulson wanted to do for a long time.  It was not his first time though. It was his mothers teaching to him that one should always help the needy if he is capable of doing it and there should not be a stop to it ever.  Isn't it a wonderful thought? Paulson always believed in charity and has done a lot of donations and social service in such organizations before. It was amazing to see how he interacted and tried to keep all the beautiful children from Smile Foundation confortable and well attended to.  He was with them and for them all the time. With this event he intends to support the education of this amazing kids. 

Hailing from a non-metropolitan city of Kerala, Paulson faced a lot of difficulties to sustain his passion for dance and entertainment. But his never give up attitude assured his progress and eventually he got his break with Dance India Dance Season 1. Immediately after that Remo D'souza cast him in the movie 'F. A. L. T. U' . He was also a popular face in the show 'Dance ke Superstars' and acted in India's first 3D dancing movie ABCD (Any Body Can Dance). Paulson became a face to be recognized with his witty and funny performances in both. No wonder he absolutely adores Remo Sir. "If there is anybody after my parents whobhas supported and encouraged me always, especially in Mumbai is Remo Sir", says Paulson.  And why not. Being an amazing down to earth person, there is no wonder in Paulson attributing his achievements to his idol. 

Can't wait to watch 'Kaala' : Aamir Khan

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#AamirKhan says he is a huge fan of Tamil megastar #Rajinikanth and cannot wait to watch his latest release #Kaala.

On Thursday the actor took to twitter and shared his excitement for the film's release, "Have always been a huge Rajni fan, can't wait to watch 'Kaala',"

Even though "Kaala" has been facing opposition in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, Rajinikanth's fans  celebrated the release of "Kaala" on Thursday.

Aamir and Rajinikanth were last seen together in the 1995 film "Aatank Hi Aatank". It film also stars Juhi Chawla.

Aamir will next appear in multi starrer ‘Thug of Hindustan’ directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. The film will also star, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Shashank Arora and Jackie Shroff.
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Means so much to play Maanayata Dutt: Dia Mirza

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#DiaMirza who is gearing up for the release of her upcoming film #Sanju said it meant a lot for her to be able to play #MaanayataDutt.

Dia will be portraying the role of Sanjay Dutt's wife in the biopic film. The actress posted  a new poster featuring Ranbir Kapoor and herself

The caption read,  "Means so much to play Maanayata Dutt, the wonderful and strong woman who stands by #Sanju through it all! #RanbirKapoor #RajkumarHiraniFilms @rajkumarhirani @VVCFilms @foxstarhindi"

The makers have published numerous posters introducing each lead character of the film. 
In the film Sanju directed by Rajkumar Hirani, Dia has be cast opposite Ranbir Kapoor who will be seen playing Sanjay Dutt. Presented by Fox star studios, the film will star Manisha Koirala, Anushka Sharma, Paresh Rawal, Sonam Kapoor, Tabu and many more.

Produced by  Vidhu Vinod Chopra, 'Sanju' will release on 29th June 2018.

​Leena Yadav Unveils Rajma Chawal First look, Feat Rishi Kapoor

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#LeenaYadav, who directed the critically acclaimed Parched, is all set with yet another heart-warming story of a father and son, titled #RajmaChawal, with #RishiKapoor in the lead. The director of the film unveils the first look from the film.

Director Leena Yadav shared a candid first look still from the forthcoming movie on her social media profile. She wrote, “Funny, we live in the space age generation yet fail to communicate with people that matter the most? Experience the social journey of a father and son with Rajma Chawal, this 31st August! @chintskap #AnirudhTanwar @AmyraDastur93 @Aparshakti @SaarthiE  #RajmaChawalOn31stAugust”

The film will revolve around a father-son duo and deals with generation gap-related conflicts, starring Rishi Kapoor, Amyra Dastur, Aparshakti Khurrana and Anirudh Tanwar.

The idea behind the film is to illustrate how everything happens over the mobile phone today. People would rather catch up over a chat than have a proper conversation and this affects parent-children relationships. Parents are struggling to cope with technological advancements and Rishi Kapoor portrays the many shades of a father, from funny to intense.
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I Am A Huge Rajni Fan – Aamir Khan

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Superstar #AamirKhan shares the Hindi trailer of #Kaala, which is releasing today in theaters and expresses that he can’t wait to watch the film.

Dangal star Aamir Khan dropped the new Hindi trailer of Rajinikanth starrer Kaala on his social media profile. He wrote, “Have always been a huge Rajni fan, can’t wait to watch Kaala”

Directed by Pa Ranjith, Kaala has Rajinikanth playing a gangster while Huma Qureshi, Samuthirakani, Eswari Rao and Nana Patekar playing important roles.

The buzz around the film is very high and the film is expected to earn good collections worldwide as it is releasing in 700 theaters. According to reports, Kaala has made Rs.230 crores from theatrical, satellite and digital rights even before it hit the screens. And considering the hype, the bookings in the first week are all full and the film is already considered to be a hit commercially.

On the work front, Aamir Khan is currently busy with Thugs Of Hindostan, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh.

The film's plot is based on Philip Meadows Taylor's 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug, about a thug (also known as a thuggee) called Ameer Ali, whose gang of thugs posed a serious challenge to the British Empire in India (then known as Hindustan or Hindostan) during the early 19th century. The film tells a fictional story set between 1790 and 1805.
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Check Out the New Poster of Paltan

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The biggest ensemble film ever, #Paltan is out with its new poster along with the tagline, 3 Months to Paltan.

JP Dutta better known for his war-based films such as 'Border', 'LOC Kargil' and 'Refugee' is returning to silver screen with Paltan, another epic and historic war drama based on the Nathu La and Cho La military clashes of 1967 which took place along the Sikkim border.

The official Twitter handle of Zee Studios dropped the new poster on social media. They captioned it, “The calm before the storm. #3MonthsToPaltan #Paltan @RealNidhiDutta @KuttySujay @bindasbhidu @rampalarjun @SonuSood @gurruchoudhary @SiddhanthKapoor @harsha_actor @LuvSinha @eshagupta2811 @sonalchauhan7 @Monica_Gill1 @ms_dipika”

The war drama features an impressive and elaborated ensemble, which includes names like Arjun Rampal, Esha Gupta, Jackie Shroff, Sonu Sood, Harshvardhan Rane, Monica Gill, Gurmeet Choudhary, Sonal Chauhan, Rohit Roy, Siddhant Kapoor, Luv Sinha, Dipika Kakar and Abhilash Chaudhary.

The film is shot in some of the most difficult and grueling terrains in India with real soldiers and weapons. The team recently wrapped up the Ladakh schedule and currently the film is in post-production.

Rajkummar Rao and Nargis Fakhri Starrer 5 Weddings Trailer Out

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#RajkummarRao and #NargisFakhri starrer #5Weddings is out with its first trailer and this love story is refreshing and slightly twisted!

The trade Analyst Komal Nahta released the trailer on social media. He wrote, “#5WeddingsTrailer Intl. trailer of Hollywood Film 5Weddings. Director Namrata Singh Gujral. Cast Rajkummar Rao, Nargis Fakhri, Bo Derek, Candy Clark. Producer Uniglobe Entertainment. Distributor Vision Films (world), Amaash Films(India). Premiered at Cannes, release 21Sept”

In this cross-culture romantic tale, Nargis plays an American journalist and Rajkummar plays a cop. The film is directed by Namrata Singh Gujral.

Nargis Fakhri plays the role of an American journalist, who has to come to India to write an article about Indian Weddings, and Rajkummar plays a cop, who is assigned to escort her.

While attending an Indian wedding, she has an encounter with transgender who have come to dance in the wedding as a ritual. Rajkummar does not allow her to talk to them. This intrigues Fakhri and things take a turn after that. She embarks on a journey of telling the story of the transgender to the entire world.

The movie also features popular and veteran Hollywood actress Bo Derek along with Candy Clark in the pivotal role.

Check Out Ranbir Kapoor and Dia Mirza in Sanju Poster

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Filmmaker #RajkumarHirani unveils a new poster of forthcoming biopic #Sanju, featuring #RanbirKapoor as #SanjayDutt and #DiaMirza, who will be seen portraying the role of Maanayata Dutt.

Filmmaker shared the poster on his social media account. He captioned it, “And here comes Dia Mirza as Maanayata, someone whose stood by #Sanju through thick and thin. #RanbirKapoor @deespeak #RajkumarHiraniFilms @foxstarhindi @VVCFilms”

The love story of Sanjay Dutt and Maanayata Dutt has survived some major storms in actor’s life and their marriage has resulted in two beautiful babies.

The film is written and directed by Hirani, the movie also stars Sonam Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Karishma Tanna, Manisha Koirala, Jim Sarbh, and Boman Irani in important roles.

Actor Ranbir Kapoor steps into the shoes of Sanjay Dutt for his biopic, Sanju, the movie chronicles the colourful and controversial life of Sanjay Dutt. The film will follow actor's life, mainly through three stages, during his drug addict phase, his many love affairs, and during the phase of his life when he went to jail under TADA case.

The Trailer for the film is already out and viral. Ranbir Kapoor has done a remarkable job portraying different and unknown facades of Sanjay Dutt’s life.

Being a psychological drama, ‘Damaged’ has many layers says Amit Sial

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Actor #AmitSial who gearing up for the release of his web series is titled #Damaged has said that being a psychological drama, ‘Damaged’ has many layers.

Amit Sial was interacting with media at the launch of his upcoming web series ‘Damaged’ along with his co-actress Amruta Khanvilkar, and director Aarambhh Mohan Singh on Wednesday in Mumbai.

Talking about his role and concept of ‘Damaged’ Amit said,“Being a psychological crime drama, Damaged has many layers and my role is no different. Abhay is a complex character. He’s angry, disturbed and dealing with issues that push him over the edge. I am happy to have been a part of a show that pushes the boundaries and offers the viewers a story that is truly different. I am certain that the show will keep the audience entertained through its run and leave them wanting for more.”

Sharing her feeling being part of ‘Damaged’, Amruta Khanvilkar said, “It is very rare to see platforms in India that break conventions and dare to tell stories that are bold and go beyond the obvious. I am glad that Hungama created a show about a woman who is strong, unapologetic and dangerous. Damaged features a daring storyline and has characters that stay with you long after the show is over. I am confident that the audience will love my new avatar and experience a story that has never been told before”

Damaged stars Amruta Khanvilkar as the seductress, Lovina – a promiscuous, brutal and remorseless serial killer, and Amit Sial as Abhay – a ruthless, angry and trigger–happy cop.

The story begins with the disappearance of a famous painter. Soon the cops realize that his case is just the tip of the iceberg, there are numerous other young men who have gone missing and have never resurfaced. Investigations start and a suspect emerges – Lovina. This turns into an intriguing cat and mouse game between Lovina and the police, led by Abhay.

The show is directed by Aarambhh Mohan Singh and produced by Ekant Babani owned Alligator Media Productions. Damaged also stars Shruti Ulfat, Anil Mange, Dhruvaditya Bhagwanai, Amit Gaur, Rohan Shah and Shreyes Lowlekar, among others.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Tollywood film director Anninditaa Dasgupta became 'Aam public entertainment' in Bollywood

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#AnninditaaDasgupta from Kolkata, has previously directed Bengali movie titled #Bandh with cast inclusive of renowned names from Bengali film industry like #SoumitraChatterjee, #KharajMukherjee, #DebdutGhosh etc.

Now she is making her presence felt in the Bollywood industry through her maiden Hindi production under the banner 'Aam Public Entertainment'. The project started in 2018 and the pre-production work is underway. 

As a true believer that film making is an art of telling interesting story to the audience in a captivating manner Anninditaa chooses a unique perspective to convey a socially responsible message through her work while entertaining the audience through witty dialogues, a gripping story line and a captivating tightly narrated script that has become her signature style of film making.

The story revolves around a money based game show around a young lad of today’s era who believes that money is everything. As the story progresses, through a series of events that are funny yet, soul stirring and at times tragic, the audience is taken on a roller coaster of emotions and thoughts. Then as the story unwraps slowly,  it reveals that the money is valueless compared to other many important things in life. However in today’s world we never understand this. 

In this story the message that is conveyed is that we all should value life and its gifts more than money and must avoid the rat race to be richer money wise for there are much better alternates to make a sense out of one’s life. We all know that whatever we earn throughout our lives will remain in this mortal world and one day we will leave this world in the same manner that we arrived, stark naked without anything. So what is this ever raging inferno of greed for money all about? Is it valuable or not? 

Annindita keeps the storyline well paced and the strength provided to the characters provide an interesting view to the audience of all genres. It also raises points to ponder for the audience about the way we shape our lives.

Shraddha Kapoor Unveils the Spooky Poster of Stree

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After a spooky teaser, #ShraddhaKapoor unveils the first look poster of forthcoming horror flick #Stree on social media.

Shraddha Kapoor dropped the poster on her social media profile. She wrote, “Iss 31 August, Mard ko dard hoga. Stree aa rahi hai! #OStree31stAugKoAana @MaddockFilms #DineshVijan @RajkummarRao #PankajTripathi @amarkaushik #RajAndDk @rajndk @krishdk”

Stree pairs Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor for the first time in a horror genre film, helmed by Amar Kaushik. The film is written by Raj and D.K who have earlier directed and written films like Go Goa Gone, Happy Ending, Shor in the City and A Gentleman.

The 'Omerta' star Rajkummar Rao earlier released the teaser of the film. The video shows that the story is based on a ridiculously true phenomenon. The camera travels through a dark village which shows graffiti on house walls reading O Stree Kal Aana, and then finally #OStree31stAugKoAana when a flying shadow appears on the wall.

The teaser does not feature the lead stars and does not give a vibe of a comedy, but a true horror film part from its tag line 'Mard ko Dard hoga'.
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The Epic Battle is Here, Saif And Nawazuddin in Sacred Games Trailer

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The mother of all battles is here, the makers of #SacredGames just dropped the trailer of web-series and it is awesome and gruesome!

The official Twitter page of Sacred Games just shared the trailer of the web-series. Their caption read, “Victory will come at a price. #SacredGames premieres 6 July”

Sacred Games is a story of betrayal, glamour and grit that’s set against the ever changing backdrop of Mumbai featuring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte.

The series revolves around a contemptuous Mumbai city cop Sartaj Singh (Saif) who is tipped off on the location of crime lord Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin). As the lives of these two men collide, it exposes the trappings of a bigger game than the both of them.

Sacred Games is based on Vikram Chandra's 2006 thriller novel Sacred Games. The series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films. All eight hour-long episodes are to be directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane. The show is one of the seven Netflix Indian Originals in production.

Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan – Looking Super Cool in Simmba

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Finally the shooting of #RohitShetty directorial #Simmba, starring #RanveerSingh and #SaraAliKhan kick-started in Hyderabad today and the makers of the film shares the first look picture from the sets!

The official handle of Drama Production just shared a candid first day picture from the film. Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan are seen in their movie avatars along with Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar.

They captioned the picture, “Here we go! Team #Simmba all set for the journey ahead! @karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 @RanveerOfficial #SaraAliKhan #RohitShetty @RSPicturez @RelianceEnt”

The movie Simmba is a remake of Telugu film, The Temper and the leading pair, Sara and Ranveer have kick-started the start to finish schedule of the cop comedy in Hyderabad today.

The team will shoot at Ramoji Film City initially, post which the two month long, start to end schedule will move to a few other locations across India. Apart from Ranveer and Sara, the ensemble cast also features Sonu Sood and Ashutosh Rana too.

Buzz is that Ajay Devgn is expected to make a special appearance in Simmba too and it can become a stepping stone towards a Singham – Simmba crossover franchise, which would be a first of its kind for Bollywood.
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​Toilet Ek Prem Katha Releasing in China, Akshay Kumar is “Delighted”

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#AkshayKumar and #BhumiPednekar Starring film #ToiletEkPremKatha is not done with its successful run, now the movie is officially releasing in China and Khiladi Kumar is just “Delighted”.

Akshay Kumar took to his social media account and shared the news with fans along with a Chinese poster of “Toilet Ek Prem Katha”.

He wrote, “Delighted that our film #ToiletEkPremKatha is continuing to break new grounds and is all set to release as "Toilet Hero" across 4300 screens in China on 8th June. 影院见!@psbhumi @ToiletTheFilm @RelianceEnt”

The movie will releases in China on 8th June, the total number of screen allotted are 4300, which is a massive number! Earlier Bajrangi Bhaijaan got the biggest release in China so far with more than 8000 screen count.

Shree Narayan Singh directorial film is a satirical comedy in support of governmental campaigns to improve sanitation conditions in India, with an emphasis on the eradication of open defecation, especially in rural areas.

On the work front, Akshay Kumar is busy as usual; he has a massive line-up of release coming our way. He will be seen in movies like Gold, 2.0, Mogul, Kesari, Housefull 4 and Rowdy Rathore 2.

As for Bhumi Pedenkar, the actress is currently busy wrapping her first outing with Sushant Singh Rajput titled Sonchiriya, is an upcoming crime film directed by Abhishek Chaubey. The film presents a rooted tale set in Chambal.
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Rajkumar Rao releases the teaser of Stree

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#RajkummarRao shared the first look and the teaser of his upcoming film #Stree on Twitter.

The 'Omerta' star, took to social media and posted a 1 minute video. The caption read, "Stree ke baare mein zyada nahi jaanta hoon, bas sab kehte hain aa rahi hai woh. #OStree31stAugKoAana @MaddockFilms #DineshVijan @ShraddhaKapoor #PankajTripathi @amarkaushik #RajAndDk @rajndk @krishdk"

The video shows that the story is based on a ridiculously true phenomenon. The camera travels through a dark village which shows graffiti on house walls reading  O Stree Kal Aana, and then finally  #OStree31stAugKoAana when a flying shadow appears on the wall.

The teaser does not feature the lead stars and does not give an vibe of a comedy, but a true  horror film part from its tag line 'Mard ko Dard hoga'. It is produced by Dinesh Vijan,  under the banner of Maddock Films starrs Rajkummar Rao with Shraddha Kapoor in lead role.

Raj Kundra Issues A Statement in Bitcoin Scam

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The Enforcement Directorate has questioned businessman and Bollywood actress #ShilpaShetty’s husband #RajKundra for over eight hours in connection with alleged Bitcoin scam worth Rs 2000 crore.

According to sources, the agency has questioned Kundra about other people he involved to promote Bitcoin. But now the Raj Kundra issues a statement clarifying his role in the whole scam.

The statement read, “Mr Raj Kundra CMD of Viaan Industries Ltd was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate merely as a witness. An enquiry is underway by the concerned regulatory authorities and Mr Raj Kundra stands committed to extend all his cooperation to the law enforcement agency”

Commenting on the articles, Mr Raj Kundra, CMD said “I am terribly disappointed by the irresponsible reporting carried out by some sections of the media. Clarity on the issue should have been sought before carrying such headlines. The authorities, summoned me merely as a witness, as the accused Amit Bharadwaj happens to be an acquaintance and some introductions were made hence there is a certain protocol being followed by the agencies. Amit Bharadwaj was intending to buy a team in our poker league and got into a contract with us for the same. However, he was expelled on account of non-payment of fees and I was called as a witness in this connection. While we continuously strive to keep taking steps to improve our reputation, these type of unconfirmed, baseless, reports severely dent our market perception and erode investor sentiments”

We should practice citizen policing: Varun Dhawan

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Actor #VarunDhawan is of the opinion that we should practice citizen policing to make sure the beaches are safe. 

Varun was interacting with media on Tuesday at #SaveTheBeach clean-up drive on the occasion of World Environment Day at Juhu beach. He also launched the first bottle crusher at Juhu beach.

While talking about #SaveTheBeach the 'October' actor pleaded that we need to keep our beaches and country clean. He said, "Genuinely we should keep our country and beaches clean. We have been provided by dustbins and bottle crushers on the beach and we should be using them. We should practice citizen policing, if someone litters around you, you can pick up and throw it in the dustbin."

Reminiscing his childhood the Varun said, "I have spend all childhood at the beach here, but as years have gone by pollution and garbage has taken over the beach. As a child even i must have thrown garbage but now that we have grown up it is time to teach our kids not to do the same. We should not be littering at the beach or the road."
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Can talk to Karan about anything under the sun says Alia Bhatt

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Actress #AliaBhatt who debuted in a #KaranJohar production said, she can talk to him about anything under the sun.

After 'Raazi' Alia has now associated with Star Plus for the reinvention of the channel and its logo.

Alia in a statement when talking about who she can interact with carefree said, "One person who I can talk to anything under the sun; be it personal, professional, philosophical and something that gives me a good and fun perspective in Karan Johar. Talking to him refreshes me to another level,"

As a part of association with the TV channel Star Plus, Alia featured in the introductory video of a new song for the channel. She can be seen interacting with the actors across the shows as she laughs and cries with them.

Karan had launched the career of Alia with his 2012 film "Student of the Year".
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