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9 items from 2016

Ranveer Singh and Zoya Akhtar to appear together on Vogue BFFs

12 October 2016 3:29 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Showcasing the personal bonding between different celebrities, Vogue BFFs brings together two besties who belong to the same industry as they continue to reveal interesting and secret tidbits about their counterparts on the show. After celebrities like Deepika Padukone – Anaita Adajania Shroff, Kareena Kapoor KhanManish Malhotra, it is now Ranveer Singh’s turnRead More

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The Jio Mami with Star unveils its programming line-up for 2016

1 October 2016 12:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The Jio Mami Mumbai Film Festival with Star is less than a month away from offering the city a movie extravaganza unlike any other. In its 18th edition, the festival announced its stellar line-up for the year at its annual press conference held on Thursday, 29th September in Mumbai. The festival is set to kick off on 20th October. The press conference began with the announcement of the festival’s new brand identity.

Jio Mami with Star, Festival Co-Chairperson, Kiran Rao said, “It’s been a very exciting year for the Academy.  Firstly, we are now a year around presence.  We launched the Mami Film Club in May with a conversation between Sir Ian McKellen and Aamir.  We’ve followed that up with India premieres of films such as Brahman Naman and India in a Day.  The Academy is committed to bringing you great film content and conversations not just »

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Priyanka Chopra plans to do one film a year between Hollywood and Bollywood

9 August 2016 5:43 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Priyanka Chopra, who was last seen in Prakash Jha's Jai Gangaajal, is planning to balance her careers both in Bollywood and Hollywood. Recently, Priyanka Chopra had returned to India for 40 days to complete her endorsements and read some scripts before flying back to New York to begin shooting for her TV series Quantico. While Priyanka Chopra is trying to be a global star, she has no plans on quitting Hindi film industry. When she was in India, she met with some of the filmmakers including Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Farhan and Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar among others to go through some scripts but didn't sign any film. In an interview with a daily, Priyanka revealed that not just Bollywood but she has declined more than six Hollywood films. Having said that, she added that her plan is to pick the best scripts and do one film from both Hollywood and Bollywood. »

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Fawad Khan to turn father for the second time

1 July 2016 4:18 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Fawad Khan swooned the audiences and critics with Kapoor & Sons and while he is gearing up for a few more Bollywood projects, we hear that there is yet another news to rejoice for the Pakistani star. Fawad Khan is all set to turn father once again. Fawad's wife Sadaf is currently in her second trimester and the Pakistani actor has flown to Lahore to be with his family. Fawad Khan last made an appearance at Iifa, Madrid. The couple already have a five year old son named Ayaan. Fawad Khan, who has time and again praised Sadaf for standing through thick and thin, tied the knot with her in 2005, after an eight year courtship. As of now, Fawad Khan wrapped up shooting for Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Rumours also have it that the actor has been signed for the musical Jugalbandi and Zoya Akhtar's next. »

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Pictures! Iifa Rocks Gets Bigger And Better With An Electric Mix Of Fashion And Music Extravaganza

25 June 2016 8:16 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The 17th Edition of Iifa Celebrations – the most spectacular celebration of Indian Cinema worldwide has unfolded in the capital city of Madrid, Spain from 23rd – 26th June this year and the hosts for the musical spectacle Iifa Rocks this year were none other than heart throb Fawad Khan alongside renowned Director-Producer Karan Johar with guest host Manish Paul!

Iifa Rocks has always been a perennial star studded affair with a mix of fashion and music. It is a celebrated global event that has been only been growing each year. This year, the Videocon d2h Iifa Rocks stage included noted music director-composer-singer Pritam, the melodious sounds from Kanika Kapoor with Meet Brothers, Benny Dayal and Neeti Mohan among others. National-award winner Monali Thakur with Papon serenaded the audience. To add to the already starry affair, Shilpa Shetty, Ameesha Patel, Mouni Roy, Sooraj Pancholi, Eli Avram and Daisy Shah performed as well. »

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Anurag Kashyaps response to Pahlaj Nihalanis political accusations over Udta Punjab

8 June 2016 12:20 PM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Ever since the Shahid Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer Udta Punjab trailer came out, the film has received a tremendous amount of buzz for portraying the issue of substance abuse in Punjab. But, the film landed in a major controversy when Censor Board of Film Certification (Cbfc) ordered over 90 cuts including the removal of the name Punjab from the title.

Now, Censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani has accused filmmaker and co-producer of the film Anurag Kashyap for taking money from Aap political party to topple the Bjp government. He claims that the producer took money to show Punjab in the bad light on purpose.

Today, a press conference was kept where the lead actors of Udta Punjab, Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt along with producers Ekta Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap came forward to protest against the Censor board and how censorship every now and then is irrelevant. With the support of several filmmakers including Mahesh Bhatt, »

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Zoya Akhtars next to be based on life of Mumbais street rappers

21 April 2016 8:06 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Zoya Akhtar has always aimed at making different genres. Ranging from family comedy film Dil Dhadakne Do to a film on friendship and life, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, the filmmaker has wanted to write different scripts. However, this time she is all set to write a story close to home and is based on real life. Zoya Akhtar has decided to write her next about Mumbai's street rappers and it has been tentatively titled Gully Boy. The film is a coming-of-age film inspired by real life rappers from Mumbai's chawls. The director is a huge fan of hip-hop music and was very intrigued by these artists from the ghettos. She found some of them extremely talented. Without a lot of resources and exposure, these artists have created a space for themselves. She instantly took to researching on the subject and has been hanging out with internet sensations like Rapper Divine and Rapper Naezy, »

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How Anushka Sharma beat Deepika Padukone to Sultan role

16 January 2016 4:46 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

With Deepika Padukone opting out of Salman's Sultan, it seems unlikely that the two will ever pair up in any film. This is the fifth film that Deepika has declined with Salman, the last being Sajid Nadidwala's Kick.

Now, Anushka Sharma has happily stepped into Sultan. While it is known that Salman Khan plays a wrestler in director Ali Abbas Zafar's Sultan, it now comes to light that Anushka Sharma who has just been signed on to play Salman's female lead, also plays an athlete, a wrestler to be more precise .

According to sources, the delay in signing a leading lady happened as the film's producer Aditya Chopra and director Ali Abbas Zafar wanted to sign an A-list heroine with an athletic personality/background.

And who better than Deepika? Her father is badminton champ and sister is a golfer. Deepika herself is very sporty. But she said no to Sultan. »

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Eight renowned Bollywood filmmakers to come together for a film

9 January 2016 6:24 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The year 2015 saw the emerging trend of short films and many popular filmmakers are extending their support for the same. With such films receiving a lot of appreciation in festivals, this time around, eight filmmakers have decided to come together for a project. The eight filmmakers, namely, Rajkumar Hirani, Zoya Akhtar, Shyam Benegal, Homi Adajania, Nagesh Kukunoor, Imtiaz Ali, Mira Nair and Sriram Raghavan will be coming together for this venture which is a two hour feature film that is a compilation of eight short films. However, it wouldn't be these filmmakers who will be directing the film but they would play the role of mentors to those who will be selected from their team to direct the short film. The director who will be chosen from their crew that consists of technicians, assistant directors as well as executive producers will be making their directorial debut with this short film »

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