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Bhoothnath Returns maker Nitesh Tiwari's next film with Aamir Khan? : Trade News

just now | Bollywood Trade | See recent Bollywood Trade news »

Filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari is certainly on a roll! After doing two impressive films like Chillar Party and Amitabh Bachchan and Parth Bhalerao starrer Bhoothnath Returns, which has been well-received by the audiences, the director is now gearing up for his third one. He even said recently that after directing two children-based films, he wants to try an altogether different genre! Read More »

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Nitesh Tiwari basking in the glory of Bhoothnath Returns

22 April 2014 3:44 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Nitesh Tiwari who co-directed Chillar Party with Vikas Bahl has just delivered his first success as an independent director. And the shy filmmaker is in a jubilant mood, "We were working on a concept that wasn't time-tested. We could've lost the audience. But they've accepted the film so warmly. It feels good." Bhoothnath Returns, currently showing to packed houses not only has a very talented child actor Parth Bhalerao at the helm, the child is acknowledged as the hero of the show by none other than his formidable co-star Amitabh Bachchan himself! Tiwari who earlier worked with a bevy of child actors in Chillar Party feels connecting with children without patronizing them is of utmost importance. "It would've been suicidal to bring Parth into the project unless I was sure about him. God forbid if after shooting I realized he wasn't right for the role. It would've been impossible to replace him. »

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Make `Bhootnath Returns' tax free, poll panel urged

22 April 2014 1:16 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Jammu, April 22: Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Bhootnath Returns" -- a movie that emphasises the importance of voting -- should be made tax free so that its message reaches a wider audience, the Election Commission has been urged.

In a petition to the commission, a media organisation here said that tax free status for the film, which is doing well at the box office, would only be appropriate as the country is in the middle of a general election.

"The state governments should support the strong social message that emanates from the film. Granting tax-free status to this film would make people aware about their rights. »

- Diksha Singh

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Big B clocks six years of blogging (Movie Snippets)

22 April 2014 12:58 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, April 22: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has completed six years of sharing updates on his day-to-day routine and thoughts with his "extended family" on his online blog.

"It's the sixth anniversary of the blog. Six years without a single day being left out," Big B posted on his Twitter page.

The 71-year-old's first tryst with blogging began on www.bigb.bigadda.com. Later, his blog shifted to www.srbachchan.tumblr.

The platform has brought him closer to his multitude fans in and outside India. He keeps them engaged with updates on his projects, family, views and photographs.

Amitabh is also an avid. »

- Amith Ostwal

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My next a departure from children's films: Nitesh Tiwari

21 April 2014 11:46 PM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, April 22: After co-directing "Chillar Party" and directing the recently released "Bhoothnath Returns" - both with children at their core - Nitesh Tiwari is getting ready to try his hand at a completely new genre.

"It's just a coincidence that my first two films featured kids in a central roles. My next film would be a complete departure from these two films," Tiwari said.

He is happy that "Bhoothnath Returns", starring Amitabh Bachchan and Parth Bhalerao, has been warmly received by the audiences.

"We were working on a concept that wasn't time-tested. We could've lost the audience. But they've accepted. »

- Ketali Mehta

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Big B begins filming R. Balki's next

20 April 2014 1:34 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, April 20: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has started shooting for the untitled film directed by R. Balakrishnan, is nervous about it.

"First day shoot new project R Balki...nerves, apprehensions, discomfort, uncertainty, butterflies! Only redemption, the director," Amitabh posted on Twitter Sunday.

The film, which also features "Raanjhanaa" star Dhanush and actor Kamal Haasan's younger daughter Akshara, is currently being shot in Goa and the 71-year-old is getting nostalgic too.

"It is hard to forget the various films that were shot here, in what circumstances they were made and what they look like. »

- Lohit Reddy

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“Prem Naam Hai Mera” – Prem Chopra launches autobiography in Mumbai

19 April 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Famous for his villainous roles in Bollywood, Prem Chopra is a renowned figure in Bollywood.

A career spanning 50 years, Mr Chopra’s filmography includes prominent films such as 1960’s thriller Teesri Manzil, 1970’s nationalist Purab aur Paschim, and the recent 2012 action-packed Agent Vinod.

It has been reported that Prem Chopra launched his autobiography entitled, “Prem Naam Hai Mera” – a famous dialogue of Mr Chopra’s from the iconic Bobby, 1973.

The launch took place at Jw Marriot, Mumbai, on the 14th of April 2014, for which a number of celebrities attended including Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Kumar and Akshay Kumar.

The autobiography penned by Mr Chopra’s daughter Rakita Nanda, visits legendary figures Dilip Kumar and the Big B.

Nanda told the Times of India:

“I spoke to my dad and he was game. Movie by movie we went through. I was dealing with every generation of actors – Dilip Saab (Dilip Kumar), Amitabh Bachchan – for the biography… »

- Aashi Gahlot

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Big B Sarika team up for Anurag Kashyaps TV series

19 April 2014 6:05 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Readers may recall that last year, we had told you about Anurag Kashyap's ambitious TV venture featuring Amitabh Bachchan. This time round, we have some more updates on the same. Buzz is that in this 30-35 episode series that's being co-produced by Big B's Saraswati Creations and Endemol, Big B will be seen playing a construction king. Not just that, his character in the serial will be seen marrying two times. While Sarika plays his first wife, the name of the lady playing his second wife is still kept under the wraps. Watch this space for more developments. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Bollywood gets into 'selfie-obsessed' mode!

18 April 2014 10:28 PM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

It seems selfies have become a trend in Bollywood. Our B-town celebs have come a long way from being self-obsessed to now being 'Selfie-obsessed'! Below are few of the selfies that caught our eye... Chirpy Alia Bhatt seems to enjoy clicking selfies a lot... The Bhatt girl didn't miss out on the opportunity and caught hold of her Student Of The Year co-stars Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra too! Like father... like son! Megastar Amitabh Bachchan happily poses for a selfie with a »

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Big B's 'Bhoothnath Returns' screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan

18 April 2014 1:10 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, April 18: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's latest film "Bhoothnath Returns", a fun-filled film which also highlights the importance of voting, was screened for President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan auditorium here.

After the screening Thursday, Amitabh, Parth, director Nitesh Tiwari and the producers were felicitated by the president. He was seen complimenting the team. Parth, who looked nervous on stage contrary to his role in "Bhoothnath Returns", also sought Mukherjee's blessings.

"We weren't expecting the president to see it, but he is here," said Amitabh, who wanted the special screening to. »

- Ketali Mehta

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Bhoothnath Returns makers to throw success bash

15 April 2014 12:33 PM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The recently released Amitabh Bachchan starrer Bhoothnath Rerturns produced by T-Series and Br Studios has met with phenomenal success at the box office. Though the film had a very important social message, it fared much better than usual socially driven films. Apart from this being a sequel and simultaneously catering more to kids, the film has performed much better than expected. Now we hear that the makers of the film, who are thrilled with its performance, have decided to throw a success bash. It is learnt that the success party of Bhoothnath Returns will be attended by megastar Amitabh Bachchan, along with his young costar Parth Bhalerao, and the producers of the film which includes head honcho of T-Series Bhushan Kumar, Renu Ravi Chopra, Abhay Chopra and Kapil Chopra. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Big B shoots for Kbc 8 promos

15 April 2014 7:40 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

He became one of the most popular film celebrities on the small screen with his debut as the quiz show host on Kaun Banega Crorepati. Now as the show enters it's eight season, we hear that the mega star Amitabh Bachchan began shooting the same on Sunday. Talking about the shoot Bachchan posted on his blog, "The early morning shoot for the promos of the fresh season of Kbc were accomplished, and rushed then to the PVR to attend the cleaned up version of Bombay to Goa by dear friend Anwar Ali, brother of Mehmood bhai one of the greatest we have had... to quickly battle the traffic after to greet another dear friend and now family, Prem Chopra who releases his biography..." If just the shoot and event attendance spree wasn't enough the septuagenarian actor with literally unlimited reserves of energy went ahead with some more. Talking about it Bachchan says, »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Title of Shaatir changed to Raja Natwarlal

15 April 2014 5:38 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Being a self proclaimed fan of Amitabh Bachchan, Emraan Hashmi recently decided to change the title of his film Shaatir to Raja Natwarlal, inspired by the old title of the Amitabh - Rekha starrer Mr. Natwarlal. Emraan plays the role of a conman Raja who is known for his notorious heists in disguise. According to director Kunal Deshmukh, Emraan represents the modern day Natwarlal like Amitabh Bachchan who duped people in the 1979 film. Emraan believes that the new title is catchy and etches his character perfectly. Produced by Utv Motions Pictures, Raju Natwarlal starring Humaima Malick, Paresh Rawal, Kay Kay Menon among others releases on August 29. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Being in industry an endless marathon: Rajeev Khandelwal

15 April 2014 1:58 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, April 15: Actor Rajeev Khandelwal says that being in the film industry is like an endless marathon and the one who survives till the end is the winner a la Amitabh Bachchan.

"I don't believe in competition. So many films are being made in a year. In this industry, it's the endless marathon and the one who survives till the end is the winner. Amitabh Bachchan is the biggest winner in today's date," Rajeev told Ians.

Since "Aamir", the 38-year-old has not done too many movies because he feels that one needs a lot of patience to do his kind of cinema that also includes titles like "Shaitan" and "Table No. 21".. »

- Anita Agarwal

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Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman, Karan pushed Indian cinema globally: Big B (Interview)

15 April 2014 12:13 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, April 15: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has travelled the world, meeting cinema icons from all over. He feels happy at the growing reach of Indian movies and says younger stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan deserve the credit for realising their potential globally and pushing it in the world.

Of course, filmmakers like Satyajit Ray, Bimal Roy and Mrinal Sen as well as actors like Raj Kapoor meandered their way into hearts across boundaries with their craft, but the visibility of Indian films - Hindi and regional - currently seems to be at an all-time high.

The movies are not just getting screen. »

- Diksha Singh

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With abundant talent, Big B finds it tough to choose the best! (Movie Snippets)

14 April 2014 6:22 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, April 14: Few taste the degree of success that Amitabh Bachchan has in his over four decades as an actor. When the megastar was asked who from the current generation of actors can carry his baton forward, he said "I am in awe of all the fresh talent".

He said: "I don't think I would want someone to get into my shoes because they are all very competent and very talented people."

"I am in awe of all the fresh talent I see everyday. What is remarkable is that in their first endeavour itself they are so good and flawless in their performances, and I love watching their films. If you ask me to name any one, it. »

- Leon David

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5 random things named after celebs revealed

14 April 2014 3:04 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, April 14: Celebrity enthusiasts across the globe have gone head over heels to express their love for their favorite superstars by naming certain things after them, it has been revealed.

In Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan's fans in Kolkata have established a special temple for him, where the superstar is worshiped as God with all the rites and rituals, whereas Madhuri Dixit has a star located in the Orion constellation named after her.

The Mumbai Cricket Association has renamed Mumbai gymkhana as the 'Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Club' to facilitate Sachin Tendulkar, who is widely regarded as the God of Cricket around the world.

Meanwhile in Hollywood, Angelina Jolie has a trapdoor spider named after her called. »

- Arun Pandit

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Big B starts promo shoot of 'Kbc 8'

13 April 2014 5:47 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, April 13: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has started shooting for the promos of the eight season of popular quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (Kbc).

"Kaun Banega Crorepati" is the Indian adaptation of the internationally popular format of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire".

The 71-year-old has hosted six seasons of the show, except for the third edition, which was hosted by superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

"The early morning shoot for the promos of the fresh season of 'Kbc' were accomplished," he posted on his blog srbachchan.tumblr.com Sunday.

"...and rushed then to the PVR to attend the cleaned up version. »

- Abhijeet Sen

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Shiamak Dances Down the Iifa Award Memory Lane – Exclusive!

12 April 2014 9:33 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Thanks to: Bharat Gupta & Rajesh Mansukhani

Guru of dance Shiamak Davar has entertained audiences with choreography par excellence at the Iifa Awards for over a decade. At various international destinations and with the biggest Bollywood stars dancing to his tunes, he has taken Bollywood to the world. We caught up with the man behind the moves to trace his favourites from the past performances!

Sushmita Sen in Malaysia (2002)

Winner of Miss Universe, Sushmita Sen is the perfect mix of east and the west. Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend was the perfect song for her. She mesmerized the audience and Malaysia experienced Shiamak’s Jazz movement.

Shiamak’s memories – ‘This being the first Iifa that I was choreographing, the entire experience was extremely special. Sushmita was a complete treat to work with, extremely professional and talented beyond belief!’

• Shahid in Singapore (2004)

The new kid on the block back then, »

- Stacey Yount

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Bhootnath Returns Movie Review

12 April 2014 8:36 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Continuing with the trend of original concepts coming out this year, Nitesh Tiwari’s Bhootnath Returns has a very relevant theme which will touch a lot of people’s chords.

Bhootnath (Amitabh Bachchan) has just returned to Bhootworld after his stint on earth. Waiting to be reborn again he finds that he has become a butt of everyone’s jokes after failing to scare a little kid (Banku from Bhootnath). Vowing to get his respect back, Bhootnath returns to earth to scare a couple of kids. That’s when he meets Akhrot (an amazing Parth Bhalerao), a pocket sized Dharavi kid with giant heart. When the dirty politician Bhau (Boman Irani) looks set to win the elections yet again, Akhrot decides that the best opposition candidate would be Bhootnath, who – like he says – is a good guy and cannot be killed! From here starts the faceoff between the good guy/bhoot and the bad guy. »

- Prateeksha Khot

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