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Excel Entertainment's and Big Pictures' next Luck By Chance slated to release on 30th January launched their music recently. Directed by Zoya Akhtar and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, Luck By Chance stars Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Juhi Chawla, Sanjay Kapoor, Isha Sharvani and in a very special appearance Hrithik Roshan. The music has been given again by the trio Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy while the lyrics are by Javed Akhtar. »
Excel Entertainment’s and Big Pictures’ next Luck by Chance slated to release on 30th January today launched their music. Directed by Zoya Akhtar and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, Luck By Chance stars Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Juhi Chawla, Sanjay Kapoor, Isha Sharvani and in a very special appearance Hrithik Roshan. The music has been given again by the trio Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy while the lyrics are by Javed Akhtar.
Luck By Chance is already making a mark with audiences since the trailers have hot the screens across cinema halls across. »
Dimple Kapadia has been away from the limelight for long now, but now she is back with the animated venture Jumbo also featuring the voice of her son-in-law, Akshay Kumar. Excited about lending her voice to an animated character for the first time, the veteran actress tells us that it was her grandson who really insisted on her lending the voice.
“I could not refuse Aarav and that is how I ended up giving my voice. He has watched me dubbing many times and he insisted on it” says Dimple.
This must be one of the rarest occurrences not just in the world, but also the universe... so much so that even the 'rarely-found' UFOs and Halley's Comet must be suffering from a huge complex! We are referring to the 'Joint-Birthday' bash at the 'Khanna' residence today, as Daddy Rajesh Khanna, today, celebrates his birthday with his darling daughter Twinkle Khanna nee Kumar. Often referred to as 'Kaka' in Bollywood, Rajesh Khanna started his silver screen's career with Akhri Khat, but rose to dizzying heights with his trademark style, in films like Do Raaste, Aradhana, Awara Baap, Kati Patang, Sachaa Jhutha, Ghar Ka Chirag, etc...to name a few. His 'rendition' of 'Babu Moshai' and 'Pushpa...I hate tears' have graduated from being mere dialogues to evergreen iconic statements! Rajesh Khanna is one of the original superstars who led Bollywood into its way of international glory, fame and recognition! He »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Movie Review: Jumbo; Star Cast: Akshay Kumar (The Voice of Jumbo), Lara Dutta, Dimple Kapadia, Rajpal Yadav, Gulshan Grover (Voices of other animated characters); Director: Kompin Kemgumnird; Rating: * * *
Another animation (a good one though) goes into the credit list of the Indian cinema. The movie Jumbo is about a fat, blue colored, young elephant named Jaiveer, who loves playing with frogs and is in his own dream world where there are loads of fun and fun around. Everything is happy around him but one thing disturbs Jumbo the most, that he is without a father.. »
Click above for more movie stills Come 2009 and Big Pictures will have the following releases:- * Luck By Chance opens on 30th January. The film marks the directorial debut of Zoya Akhtar. It stars Farhan Akhtar, Juhi Chawla, Konkana Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia and Hritik Roshan in a special appearance. * Sikander, produced by Sudhir Mishra and directed by Piyush Jha, stars Sanjay Suri, R. Madhavan, Ayesha Kapoor and Parzan Dastur. * 13 B, a supernatural thriller, stars Madhavan and Neetu Chandra under the direction of Vikram. On the regional front, Big Pictures would be releasing films in Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada in 2009. »
- Taran Adarsh
Click above for more movie stills The past few animation films may've failed to attract eyeballs and footfalls, but that hasn't deterred Shailendra Singh of Percept Picture Company to promote his new animation film Jumbo aggressively. With voiceovers by Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, Dimple Kapadia, Gulshan Grover, Rajpal Yadav and Asrani, Jumbo is not only targeted at kids, but also kids at heart. "We aren't targeting the kids only. We're looking at adults as well. I genuinely feel that there's a kid in all of us. Jumbo is akin to a Manmohan Desai film with full-on masala for the Indian audiences," Shailendra informs me. No wonder, Percept has put up massive hoardings across the city to herald its arrival this Christmas. Will Jumbo prove as successful as Hanuman? "That's too early to say, but it has the germs to emerge a success. I'd be glad if this animation film works. »
- Taran Adarsh
It seems that one family out there in Bollywood is indeed keeping quite busy on the professional front. This is the family of Akshay Kumar who along with his father-in-law Rajesh Khanna and mother-in-law Dimple Kapadia is staring at as many as five movies lined up for release in next six weeks. Surprised? Well yes, even we were initially, until the facts started becoming clearer to us. While it is a known fact that Jumbo is releasing on 25th January and sees (or rather hears) Akshay Kumar as the voice of 'Jumbo', not many are aware that Dimple Kapadia »
Percept Picture Company's animation film Jumbo is scheduled to release on 25th December where the protagonist is an elephant who sets out in search of his parents. Bollywood actors like Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, Dimple Kapadia, Rajpal Yadav, Gulshan Grover and Asrani are some of the voices behind the animated characters. Akshay has done the voiceover for central character Jumbo (elephant). There are two promotional songs which features Akshay in it. One of the songs goes like this .Sending a message to my people, Jab Tak Dil Mein Hai Faith, This World Is A Lovely Place, »
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