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Incidentally, the song happens to be Shoojit Sircar and music composer Anupam Roy’s favourite. Director Shoojit adds, “Bezubaan was the first song that Anupam composed for Piku and this led me to offer him the entire album of the film, as a debut music director in Bollywood! The song is romantic yet nostalgic and my personal favourite. It’s melody at its best.” ‘Bezubaan’ has been sung by Anupam himself and he has co-written its lyrics with Manoj Yadav.
- Maria S
Shoojit Sircar’s family comedy drama Piku that brings together Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan has been in the news from get go – be it the overwhelming response to its trailer and its first song or scoops from the set that indicate that this film has been a fun ride for the actors!! In fact the camaraderie shared by the three stars was also visible in the recently released ‘Making of the Piku Poster’ video!
And now we have yet another crazy anecdote to share with you. Amitabh Bachchan who plays the father of Deepika Padukone (Piku), was supposed to give bananas to his co-actor Irrfan Khan in a scene and the actor was to take one banana and eat it. The scene had a funny banter between the two. However, there were 5-6 retakes because everyone kept cracking up thanks to the funny dialogues! In due course of so many retakes, »
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The critically acclaimed film, ‘Margarita, With A Straw’ starring the very talented Kalki Koechlin has added another feather in its cap. The film has taken the industry by surprise and appreciation have since been pouring in for the cast and the director across all social media platforms. And now, after impressing various personalities of Bollywood like actor Aamir Khan and director Anurag Kashyap amongst others, it has successfully also made a lasting impact on the legendary Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.
The prominent actor recently watched the film and loved it. Not one to mince words, he went ahead and tweeted praises for the film saying, “A screening of ‘Margarita with a Straw’.. sensitive well performed and brave original film .. Shonali Bose, :))))”
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Film poster shoots are a drab, dull affair usually but not Piku’s Poster Shoot! In fact, you have to see it to believe it because Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan have given the idea of poster shoot a whole new meaning! The three super stars charged up the entire atmosphere with their enthusiasm as they experimented by striking quirky, crazy poses for the camera and tried different props to make the shoot one of the most entertaining affairs yet. They even came up with some quirky ideas and did some impromptu posing for the camera which left everyone in splits. The icing on the cake was their perfect comic timing and ready wit—which kept the day long photo shoot light –hearted and fun filled!
- Stacey Yount
It couldn't get any better for birthday girl Jaya Bachchan who is in Delhi to attend parliament. On Wednesday Amitabh Bachchan was in Delhi to receive his Padma Vibhushan. On Thursday, Jaya turned 67. "So there was double celebration in the Capital for the Bachchan parivar. Jayaji was in Delhi to attend Rajya Sabha. Bachchan Saab joined her in the Capital to receive his Padma Vibhushan. Abhishek flew in from Dubai for the celebration and his wife Aishwarya also joined the family in Delhi. The Bachchans' daughter Shweta and their son-in-law were also there. And their children who study abroad were also home in Delhi for the Easter holidays. So it was a dream birthday for Jayaji," said a family friend. »
- Subhash K. Jha
Amitabh Bachchan, the superstar of the millennium; Deepika Padukone, India’s numero uno actress; and Irrfan Khan, Bollywood’s best export ever to the West, have come together for Shoojit Sircar’s family comedy drama Piku, that releases in cinemas worldwide on 8th May 2015. Produced by Msm Motion Pictures, Rising Sun Films and Saraswati Entertainment, Piku is being distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd.
A fresh and ingenious comedy-drama that trails an extraordinary yet very quirky father-daughter relationship, Piku will charm cinemagoers of all ages and is sure to be lauded by cineastes and critics alike. One of India’s most versatile directors, Shoojit Sircar, leads cross-generational audiences on a cinematic journey that represents original, Indian cinema at its most accomplished. Beautifully conveyed onscreen and balancing emotion with breezy humour, Piku is this summer’s must-watch movie.
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Bollywood's newly married couple Kunal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan are all set to add a dash of glamour to their low key wedding affair. The duo will be organizing a grand reception for friends and colleagues from the film industry and outside at Delhi on April 11.
The duo tied the knot in a private ceremony at Seychelles on February 9 due to which many celebrities could not attend the same. Now, from what we hear, among the long guest list, Amitabh Bachchan, uncle of bride Naina Bachchan will be gracing the occasion along with wife Jaya, son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai.
While Kunal Kapoor is a successful model turned actor, known for films like Rang De Basanti and Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurrana, Naina Bachchan is an investment banker. The two met through Amitabh's daughter Shwetha Nanda and sparks flew. The two dated for a few years and got engaged »
Before your imagination starts running wild let us put it straight that we are not referring to any movie or endorsement. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has a humorous side too and can easily tickle our funny bones.
He got onto a microblogging site and wrote that a star's standings is measured by a fruit juice shop in Delhi which had his photo for many years and then it got replaced by Srk, Salman and Akshay.
"Star standings gauge - a fruit juice shop in Delhi. For many years had my pic on name banner .. then Srk, now Salman and Akshay,!!" Big B wrote.
Big B will next be seen in the upcoming Bollywood film Piku which also stars Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan, Jishu Sengupta, Moushumi Chatterjee and others. Directed by Shoojit Sircar and produced by Ronnie Lahiri, Piku is set to release on 8th May, 2015. »
The eighth season of the Indian Premier League has begun and people seem to be enjoying it just like the previous seasons. It isn't a hidden fact that Indians are die-hard cricket fans and Bollywood movies releasing during the Ipl season have suffered. During the initial seasons, there were not many releases during the tournament, but now there are around nine movies releasing. Here is a list of the Bollywood films releasing during the Ipl season, check them out...
Ek Paheli Leela stars Sunny Leone, Jay Bhanushali, Rajniesh Duggal, Mohit Ahlawat, Jas Arora, Rahul Dev and others is directed by Bobby Khan and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Ahmed Khan and Shaira Khan.
Even though Deepika Padukone’s seven different looks in Shoojit Sircar’s upcoming family comedy drama Piku have been loved by her fans and the audiences, what many people don’t know that the stunning superstar not just worked on her looks, but also became a student to prepare for her role, quite literally!
Even though she plays an architect in the film, sources tell us that Deepika ended up reading a lot of material on medical ailments and medicines, as several scenes required her to tend to Mr. Bachchan, who plays her father, in the film. Confirming the news, Deepika says that she, “spent hours going through information about various medical issues, and their symptoms, solutions, etc. I now know the basic details about blood pressure, constipation, etc.”
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Ayushmann Khurrana, who was last seen in Dum Laga Ke Haisha has been appreciated by a lot of people for his performance in the film. And when you get applauded by the megastar of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan there is no doubt about your performance being brilliant.
Big B wrote a note to Ayushmann praising him for his performance in Dum Laga Ke Haisha. In the note he also wrote that he couldn't find an error and congratulated him.
An overjoyed Ayushmann shared the note on a microblogging site writing, "Will cherish this for life. Hail Bachchan Saab. #DumLagaKeHaisha"
This ought to be the most exceptional and treasured gift, Ayushmann. Everyone isn't this lucky to get a hand written note from Big B.
You may have spotted father-daughter duos at various occasions, but have you spotted mother-son, father-son or the filmy families sharing the ramp at a fashion show? We bring you the adorable photos of Bollywood families when glided down on the ramp together for a fashion event! So take a look...
It was one of the rarest moments when father- daughter Amitabh Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan Nanda shared the same stage, hand-in-hand.
And the show ended on a happy note as Shabana Azmi greeted everybody present with a warm namaste »
‘Aao ji Bauji, Dil se Dil Milao Ji, Agaya Hain Dekho Bodyguard, Bodyguard…’ we have all heard and enjoyed the title song of Bodyguard, but if we were to say the name Arya Acharya, would you know, that he is the voice behind the word ‘Bodyguard’ that featured in the song? Arya is a well-known Bollywood rapper who has worked extensively alongside top musicians in the industry.
In this exclusive interview, BollySpice brings you the chance to get to know the rapper beyond his rap (!) and learn about his thoughts of the Bollywood music industry, how he became a rapper, including his inspirations and aspirations.
Thank you so much Jem! Of my 15 years in the Indian Film and Music industry, I have sung »
- Jem Raj
It's raining 'Biopics' in Bollywood! It's a new hit formula and there are several biopics being made on celebrities from various fields, right from Sanjay Dutt to Mohammad Azharuddin. We too have listed down our choice of luminaries, on whom we would love to see a biopic happening. We would love to discover various aspects of their life.
Salman Khan:While brother Arbaaz Khan is, reportedly, not really convinced about the idea of making a biopic on bade bhaiyya Salman Khan, as he feels there is nothing new about him to talk, a biopic on the superstar toh banta hai. Perhaps, the aspiring filmmaker can present the true picture of his bad phase.
Amitabh Bachchan:Though his life is like an open book and nothing hidden from us, nevertheless it would be interesting to find out about his life.
Rekha:There are so many mysteries about her persona and personal life »
The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which was initiated by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been followed by a lot of Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Hrithik Roshan and many others. And AbRam is the latest and the cutest addition to the list.
Shah Rukh posted a photo of Abram on a microblogging site writing, "Starting him young to believe in Clean India....Green India...and maybe a round or two of Quidditch!!"
This adorable photo of Abram will definitely help you beat the Monday morning blues, hai na? »
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan who essays the role of Bhashkar Bannerjee in Shoojit Sircar’s Piku, has an old connection with the name – the actor also essayed a role with the same name in his 1981 hit, Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand.
Talking about how it is a happy coincidence director Shoojit Sircar says, “Neither Juhi (writer Juhi Chaturvedi) nor I consciously forged the connection. For both of us, Mr Bachchan was always Babumoshai in Anand. In fact, I don’t recall Mr Bachchan reacting to it, though he did occasionally reminisce about Hrishida’s style of working” and adds, “It was his performance that made the film so real and while his character in Piku is very different, there’s a subtlety here even in the exaggerated portions. I’d say he’s an older Babumoshai.”
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The music campaign of Shoojit Sircar’s upcoming family comedy drama, Piku, has kick started with a peppy, breezy track called, The Journey Song. Sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Anupam Roy, the number features Amitabh, Deepika and Irrfan as they (Baba, Piku and Rana) set out on a memorable road trip that turns into a rollercoaster ride. This also marks the Bollywood debut of Anupam Roy as a singer, music composer and lyricist. Roy is one of the most talented musicians in Tollywood.
The makers of the film released a 20 sec teaser of the Journey Song on Tuesday, which became an instant hit on social media with a lot of fans commenting on its freshness, lilting tunes and soothing lyrics. Incidentally, post the launch of Piku’s trailer on March 25th, a lot of fans and music lovers tweeted to the talent and to the producers, expressing their love for the Journey song, »
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The makers have kickstarted the music campaign of the film by releasing the teaser of their first song from the film. Known as ‘The Journey Song’ the track features Amitabh, Deepika and Irrfan as they (Baba, Piku and Rana ) set out on a memorable road trip that turns into a rollercoaster ride. It also marks the Bollywood debut of musician Anupam Roy, who is one of the most talented musicians in Tollywood.
Watch the teaser:
The full song video will be released on Wednesday, 1st April at 2 p.m.
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Deepika Padukone essays the role of doting daughter, who takes utmost care of her on-screen father Amitabh Bachchan in the film Piku. She can go to any extent to fulfill her father's demands. While Deepika is gearing up for Piku, which hits the screens on May 8, we bring you 7 other ideal betis of Bollywood who impressed to the core. Take a look...
Laaga Chunari Mein Daag: Rani Mukerji
Rani Mukerji became a high profile escort to support her family's financial condition.
Yaadein: Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena Kapoor Khan sacrifices her love just to save her father's self-respect.
Sonakshi took great care of her drunkard father Mahesh Manjrekar!
The prestigious Academy of Arts will bestow an Honorary Doctorate on Mr. Amitabh Bachchan on April 1 at the India by the Nile festival in Cairo, Egypt. Mr. Bachchan will arrive in Cairo today on a chartered flight. Since he had to attend a wedding in Goa, he has made arrangements on his own for flying directly from there. Mr. Bachchan will be felicitated by Indian and Egyptian dignitaries in two different functions tonight. When the media contingent arrived in Cairo yesterday, they were greeted by a song and dance routine. 'Ye dosti hum nahin chhodenge' from Sholay started the proceedings and Egyptians erupted. Amitabh Bachchan will address a press conference tomorrow morning and will be the main attraction of an evening in front of the Pyramids tomorrow March 31. A retrospective of Amitabh Bachchan movies will be the main attraction from April 1-4. Amar Akbar Anthony, Paa, Agneepath, Sholay and Anand »
- Faridoon Shahryar
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