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13 items from 2015


Annu Kapoor is playing a genius but eccentric scientist in Mangal Ho - Pritish Chakraborty

16 July 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Annu Kapoor who had struck a chord with viewers and won several awards for his comic performance as a doctor in Vicky Donor, will now be seen in Mangal Ho, directed by Pritish Chakraborty, who has previously directed Chal Pichchur Banate Hain.

Experimenting with yet another new role, Annu Kapoor will be seen in the role of an eccentric genius scientist in this comedy film. Elaborating on it, the veteran actor excitedly says, "I play a scientist and it is the first time that I'm getting an opportunity to talk about the film. This scientist is attempting to figure out if Mars can be colonized. And at the same time, we are trying to find out if there is Mangal (goodness) in life."

Kapoor had played a North Indian doctor in Vicky Donor and his humorous dialogues were one of the reasons for the success of the film. Filmmaker Pritish Chakraborty »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Tabu Manoj Bajpayee in Friday Fearworks Missing

13 July 2015 4:49 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The makers of some of the most successful and recalled films of recent times, Friday Filmworks, announced the launch of a new sub-brand in the form of 'Friday Fearworks'. The production house best-known for genre-breaking films like A Wednesday, Special 26 (2013) and the 2015 blockbuster Baby, have forayed into the horror - thriller genre with the launch of this new label that will develop and produce work catering exclusively to the chosen genre. In a first-of-its kind move for the Indian content market by a large production company, Friday Fearworks will focus on generating and developing ideas and scripts that will cater to the 'chills and thrills' seeking young Indian demographic. Genres such as horror, thriller and slasher are sought-after the world-over for their ability to deliver strong returns on investment to studios as well as provide tremendous creative liberty to writers and directors. Speaking on the launch of Friday Fearworks, »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Bollywood Box Office Report Of The Week

22 April 2015 11:21 PM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

The major release of the coming week is the political satire, Jai Ho Democracy, featuring prestigious names such as Annu Kapoor, Om Puri, Satish Kaushik, Adil Hussain and Seema Biswas. The other listed releases are Ishq Ke Parindey and Nath-ek Pratha. With the audience preferring to wait for the biggie, the Akshay Kumar starrer, Gabbar Is Back (May 1), it will just be Jai Ho Democracy which holds some promise at the box-office.

Meanwhile, just as we had stated in our previous box-office report, all the releases of last week namely, the Bhatts' venture Mr. X (3D), Kalki Koechlin starrer Margarita With A Straw, as also the mythological Nanak Shah Fakir, saw dull to dismal openings. And it was just Emraan Hashmi's Mr. X which dominated the show with a 20-25 percent (on an average) start. The film did not show any major upsurge in collection during the remaining days »

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Dharam Sankat Mein garners excellent reviews

13 April 2015 10:23 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The film directed by Fuwad Khan and Produced by Viacom18 & Trignomedia Pvt Ltd Dharam Sankat Mein has received immense reviews by people across the social media platform. From the day 1 of the release, Dharam Sankat Mein is doing well and receiving great support by fans through social media and messages.​

A film by Vaicom18 & Trignomedia Pvt Ltd, Dharam Sanket Mein is going houseful in theaters and is all set to break the records. The movie is filled with humor and talent with 3 national award actors, Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah and Annu Kapoor. The movie has definitely won everyone’s heart and cracking box-office as must watch film.

Here are some of the reviews:-

Mihir Fadnavis (First Post)- “Dharam Sankat Mein review: Naseeruddin Shah rocks as Msg-style Baba and Paresh Rawal is brilliant.”

Bollywood Hungama – “Dharam Sankat Mein should be watched for its sheer simplicity and also for the message »

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Sunny Leone takes on Paresh Rawal

10 April 2015 4:26 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

It's sex against religion this week at the box office. Sunny Leone whose journey into Bollywood is now the fodder for an international documentary would be seen playing the title role in Ek Paheli Leela this week. While her film has the oomph factor, she has performing stalwarts like Naseeruddin Shah, Paresh Rawal and Anu Kapoor to contend with. The heavyweight trio gets all set this Friday for Dharam Sankat Mein, an Indian version of Josh Appiganesi's The Infidel, based on the touchy topic of religious conversion. Considering how successful Raj Kumar Hirani was at taking potshots at organized religion, Dharam Sankat Mein is expected to tickle plenty of funny bones this Friday. On the other hand, Ms. Leone aims to tickle more than just the funny bone. This is the phase of the female hero. Kangna Ranaut in Queen and Anushka Sharma in NH10 have dazzled audiences while taking cent restage. »

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Bollywood movies releasing during Ipl

10 April 2015 12:43 AM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

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 and Dharam Sankat Mein

Both the films Ek Paheli Leela and Dharam Sankat Mein release today i.e the 10th April, 2015.

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.

Dharam Sankat Mein stars Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah, Annu Kapoor, Murli Sharma and others. »

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From The Viacom18 Motion Pictures’ Stable Comes Another Social Satire – ‘Dharam Sankat Mein’

8 April 2015 1:23 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Dharam Sankat Mein, the official Hindi adaptation of British satire “The Infidel”, which stars a powerhouse trio of Paresh Rawal, Annu Kapoor and Naseeruddin Shah, is set to hit the screens on 10th April, 2015.

Presented and produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, produced by Sajjad Chunawala and Shariq Patel from Trigno Media and directed by Fuwad Khan, it is the first time a Bollywood movie has 3 National Film Award winners in its main cast.

This rip-roaring social satire is helmed by versatile actor Paresh Rawal aka Dharampal, a man caught in the midst of an identity crisis. His entire belief system is shaken when documents from his departed mother’s locker reveal to him that instead of being what he believed himself to be – an average upper middle class Hindu – he was actually born to a Muslim family! A hilarious turn of events further leads to Dharampal truly being in Sankat. »

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Dance to the tunes of ‘Dharam Sankat Mein’

7 April 2015 12:53 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Viacom 18 Motion Pictures’ Dharam Sankat Mein has launched some amazing dance numbers for this year. Sachin Gupta, a composer, a guitarist and a singer is the music director of the film. He has worked for films like Finding Fanny, Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 and Mere Dad Ki Maruti in the past. The songs of the film have been penned by Kumaar.

Gippy Grewal, one of the highest selling Punjabi singers of all time, has sung an exclusive song for the film named titled “Do You Know Baby”, which features Sophie Choudry along with Gippy Grewal. He has sung another song in the film titled, Tu Takke with Khushboo Grewal in association with Meet Bros Anjjan.

The other singers of the movie include, Ravi Chowdhary, Aman Trikha and Meet Bros Anjjan.

Viacom 18 Motion Pictures’ Dharam Sankat Mein is directed by Fuwad Khan. The film stars 3 National Award winning actors, Naseeruddin Shah, »

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Comedy King Paresh Rawal To Rule Again

4 April 2015 12:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

There are very few actors in Bollywood who have the art to leave the audience rolling with laughter and versatile actor Paresh Rawal accomplishes this feat every time he is seen on the silver screen.

Having dabbled with a variety of roles successfully in his career spanning over three decades, Paresh Rawal excelled in playing hilarious characters with unmatchable comic timing.

Be it creating a new brand of comedy essaying the character of Baburao in Hera Pheri or atheist Kanjibhai in Omg – Oh! My God, Paresh Rawal has not just infused life and soul into characters but also made them memorable for all movie buffs.

Continuing the comic streak, the prolific actor is all set to tickle your funny bone and scratch your conscience with some very deep questions disguised as witty one-liners in his upcoming satirical film Dharam Sankat Mein. This time, Paresh Rawal – who will be seen playing a father, »

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Jai Ho Democracy trailer launched – Veteran actors light up the screen

19 March 2015 12:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

You can call it India’s answer to ‘Expendables’ as the Indian film industry veterans come together for a relevant political comedy. Jai Ho Democracy stars thespians from the National School of Drama and some of the best actors our country has ever had – Om Puri, Annu Kapoor, Seema Biswas, Adil Hussain and Satish Kaushik. Written and directed by Ranjit Kapoor, who also wrote the cult film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, the satirical comedy’s trailer was launched today amidst much fanfare.

Jai Ho Democracy takes a comic look at how the powers-that-be continue to procrastinate and maintain status quo, unfazed by the gravity of the situations at hand. It also explores the funny side of how the media gets desperate in highlighting unworthy issues. It also gives a message of hope and a chance to peace between two neighbouring countries.

Ranjit Kapoor, whose last directorial effort was the much-loved and critically acclaimed Chintuji, »

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Dharam Sankat Mein – Neelanand Song Teaser Out Now

10 March 2015 9:15 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Viacom18Motion Pictures’ Dharam Sankat Mein has released the first song of the Paresh Rawal, Annu Kapoor and Naseeruddin Shah starrer. The music video is out on Zee Music Company. Titled, ‘Neelanand’ – after Naseeruddin Shah’s character in Dharam Sankat Mein – the song is composed by Finding Fanny and Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 composed Sachin Gupta and sung by popular Bhojpuri singer Ravi Chowdhary. For his role of Neelanand Baba in Dharam Sankat Mein, Naseeruddin Shah had experimented with 60 different looks.

The song follows the release of Dharam Sankat Mein’s teaser, out on Saturday. The movie revolves around Paresh Rawal’s character Dharampal Tiwari – who upon knowing of his adoption – finds out his departed birth parents were Muslim while his adopted parents raised him as a Hindu.

Speaking about the movie at the trailer Press Conference, Viacom18 Group CEO Ajit Andhare said, “With the rise of multiplex audiences in India, »

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Viacom18 Movie – Dharam Sankat Mein

2 March 2015 7:00 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Viacom18MotionPictures and Mumbai based agency New Clear Ideas used an innovative way to market their upcoming movie Dharam Sankat Mein which is due for release in the first week of April 2015.  The trailer launch is on 5th March 2015.

Using Naseeruddin Shah’s character in the movie – of a religious leader – the campaign has recreated an entire religion as a pre-launch leading up to the movie’s trailer. The pre-launch campaign is called Neel Dharma (https://www.facebook.com/MyNeelDharmaand Twitter: https://twitter.com/MyNeelDharma ) Dharam Sankat Mein‘s trailer launches on March 5 and the film stars Paresh Rawal, Annu Kapoor and Naseeruddin Shah – three evergreen Bollywood actors.

It will be Paresh Rawal’s return to the silver screen after a long hiatus.

The movie’s subject focusses on a man’s dilemma around personal loss and faith – a subject which won great acclaim for Paresh Rawal in Oh My God! »

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Reflections 2014: Bollywood Razzies

2 January 2015 8:44 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

2014 gave many gems to adore like Queen, Finding Fanny and Haider, but for every good film there’s a Humshakals, It’s Entertainment and Action Jackson. With every editorial on the new changes in Bollywood, there’s the inexplicable popularity of duds that have Ajay Devgn loudly zipping up his trousers or Saif running around London like a dog. It’s baffling that films like Bang Bang or Kick work, but the modest failure of Humshakals had us filled with glee, maybe next year the audiences will finally give up on Sajid Khan. This year’s Razzies features some repeat offenders (looking at you Jackky!) and some newbies who should know better.

Awful Actress – Katrina Kaif in Bang Bang

Every time, we want to forgive Katrina Kaif for her blandness and poker face, she gives us another lacklustre performance to trash. It’s a bit too easy here in Bang Bang, »

- Rumnique Nannar

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