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Parveen Babi’s personal life has always been a favorite fodder for film makers in Bollywood. After Mahesh Bhatt made Smita Patil essay the role of his former girlfriend in Arth (1982) and Kangana Ranaut too played the same in Woh Lamhe; Vivek Agnihotri’s next Freedom is also inspired by Parveen’s life. The role will be played by South actress Payal Ghosh Read More »
Parveen Babi's personal life has always been a favorite fodder for film makers in Bollywood. After Mahesh Bhatt made Smita Patil essay the role of his former girlfriend in Arth (1982) and Kangana Ranaut too played the same in Woh Lamhe; Vivek Agnihotri's next Freedom is also inspired by Parveen's life. The role will be played by South actress Payal Ghosh.A little birdie from the industry says that Payal's track bears a mysterious resemblance to Parveen's relationship with »
Parveen Babi’s personal life has always been a favorite fodder for film makers in Bollywood. After Mahesh Bhatt made Smita Patil essay the role of his former girlfriend in ‘Arth’ (1982) and Kangana Ranaut too played the same in ‘Woh Lamhe’; Vivek Agnihotri’s next ‘Freedom’ is also inspired by Parveen’s life. The role will be played by South actress Payal Ghosh.
As per sources, “Payal’s track bears a mysterious resemblance to Parveen’s relationship with Kabir Bedi. Parveen had a successful film career, but her personal life was tragic. Her insecurities and depression have been captured in the segment. Also, one of the segments will be based on Sanjay Dutt.”
Commenting on the same Vivek says, “I won’t name the real life people who have inspired me, as I don’t want publicity. Besides, the characters in my film have been based on not just Bollywood actors, »
- Stacey Yount
Singer Sunidhi Chauhan has sung for almost all Bollywood female actors, though there are some who are still missing. One of the latest who’s had the opportunity to enjoy Sunidhi’s sophisticated voice has been Sonakshi Sinha, for the upcoming Himmatwala.
A source revealed, “Sonakshi always wanted Sunidhi to sing for her. When they first met on the sets of TV reality show Indian Idol, they had spoken about the same. And when Sonkashi came to know that Sunidhi was going to sing the disco song ‘Thank God It’s Friday’ for her, her wish was fulfilled.”
The hypnotic song represents the seminal disco era of the 80′s, in which Sonakshi’s look is portrayed on yesteryear actress Parveen Babi among other screen icons.
Sonakshi Sinha’s wish came true with Sunidhi singing ‘Thank God It’s Friday’ for Himmatwala is a post from: BollySpice
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- Stacey Yount
Mumbai, Feb 23: Sonakshi Sinha invited comparisons with Reena Roy when she stepped out in a 1980s disco-style look for the launch of "Thank god it's Friday", her special song from upcoming film "Himmatwala". But the movie's director, Sajid Khan, came to her rescue.
Sonakshi was dressed in a shimmery silver dress complete with a headgear. She stated the look was inspired by Parveen Babi's look in "Shaan". However, mediapersons could not help but point out a resemblance with yesteryear actress Reena Roy's look in songs like "Disco station" and "Jaane jaan".
When Sonakshi was asked if she felt the same too, Sajid answered instead.
- Ketali Mehta
Mumbai, Feb 22: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha will be seen dancing in a retro peppy number, "Thank God Its Friday" in film "Himmatwala" and filmmaker Sajid Khan says that the actress was his first and last choice for the song.
"Sonakshi was my first and last choice for the song. I had decided that if she doesn't say yes, I'll drop the song," he said at the launch of the song held here Friday evening.
"The first outfit has been taken from what Parveen. »
- Diksha Singh
Abhishek Bachchan has always had massive shoes to fill with his father Amitabh Bachchan being the legendary superstar. Ab Jr. who has till date steered clear of his father's films remakes, has finally agreed to be part of one. In fact he will be seen playing the role originally essayed by Big B in the remake of the film Do Aur Do Paanch.
It is learnt that producer-director Kunal Kohli has roped in Abhishek for the role. The yesteryear film that featured Shashi Kapoor in addition to Bachchan was the story of two petty thieves who are employed to abduct the son of a rich businessman. However everything goes awry when the duo fall in love with Hema Malini and Parveen Babi respectively, who change them into good men.
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Yes, you read right – Sonakshi was indeed inspired by yesteryear actresses, Sridevi and Parveen Babi for her latest appearance in the song ‘Thank God It’s Friday’ for Ajay Devgn and South’s Tamannaah (Bhatia)’s remake of 80’s hit Himmatwala.
We’ve talked about the song before, but never in great detail, so what does director Sajid Khan have to say about the song? “The studio set up and the props take us back to the 80′s and I have taken inspiration from the discos of the 80′s era which include, Scorpio, Xanadu, RGs, Cellars and Take Off. Being a common visitor to these places enabled me to recreate the entire set. The movie is a tribute to the era and one can see certain iconic elements in it, from Rubik cubes, Pac-Man video games, posters of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Jackson, Mithunda, Rishi Kapoor from Karz, Tom Cruise in Top Gun, »
- Neelofar Jamal
Mumbai, Jan 18: Tight leather pants and shiny dresses - the 1980s era saw it all. Now, new age actress Sonakshi Sinha is taking cue from actresses like Sridevi and Parveen Babi for a retro disco number that she has shot for the "Himmatwala" remake.
The movie's director, Sajid Khan, wanted to give Sonakshi the look of Sridevi and Parveen Babi. He roped in designer Manish Malhotra and Sonakshi, who admits working hard for the song, is happy with the result.
"Manish has done a fantastic job and I absolutely love both my looks. I also watched the videos of their (the actress') old songs before I started shooting. I would even watch other. »
- Abhijeet Sen
Well, Sajid Khan is all set to make you groove to the 80's style in his disco song 'Thank God It's Friday' which has Sonakshi Sinha dancing to the tunes of choreographer Chinni Prakash from his upcoming film Himmatwala.In the 80's Sridevi and Parveen Babi were leading the industry with their charisma and style! That is the reason why Sajid Khan decided to give Sonakshi Sinha the look of these 2 popular actresses. Manish Malhotra has designed these looks for Sonakshi and well loo »
Sonakshi Sinha, who has been making sincere efforts to shrug off the desi girl tag, may get an opportunity to seriously glam up after all. After shaking a leg with Prabhudeva in the ‘Go Go Govinda’ song from Omg, the actress will make her second special appearance in Sajid Khan’s Himmatwala in an introductory song. Here’s the scoop!
The song, by Sachin-Jigar and sung by the great Sunidhi Chauhan, apparently has been “inspired” by the discos of the late 70s-early 80s, with reflective dance floors, mirrors and all things shiny. According to sources, the look and feel may just remind you of the ‘Jawani jaanernan’ song from Namak Halal, in which Parveen Babi dazzled in gold.
A source close to the development said, “Sajid has conceived of this lavish introductory song for which he wanted Sonakshi. She has a certain rustic image that she has been trying to break out of. »
- Stacey Yount
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