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15 items from 2014


Ali Fazal in Vishwaas Pandyas Baa Baa Black Sheep

22 October 2014 9:17 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Exploring and experimenting in Bollywood, Ali Fazal was last seen in Sonali Cable which released last week. The actor, who has even done a cameo in Fast & Furious 7, is now getting prepared for a black comedy titled Baa Baa Black Sheep.

The script for the film is written and directed by Vishwaas Pandya, son of Jayendra Pandya who has produced popular films like Namak Haram starring Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan among others. Excited about working with Ali Fazal, Pandya mentioned that he required a very talented actor who can play the role of a guy who is innocent and has style at the same time. Ali Fazal's character name in the film will be Baba.

The other details including the leading lady are yet to be finalized. Baa Baa Black Sheep also stars Anupam Kher and Annu Kapoor in prominent roles and it is slated to go on floor in December. »

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The Shaukeens Jukebox!

22 October 2014 8:52 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Starring Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra, Lisa Haydon and Akshay Kumar in his very special appearance, the comedy The Shaukeens is set to hit theaters on November 7th! This remake of Basu Chatterjee’s 1982 classic comedy film Shaukeen is directed by Abhishek Sharma.

We have a special treat just for BollySpice readers, The Shaukeens Jukebox featuring all the songs from the film!

Check out the eclectic and cool soundtrack to world of The Shaukeens

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=oApLtzcW04c

The feel-good adventure film follows three middle-aged men played by Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra and Anupam Kher, who venture on a trip to Bangkok, where they meet the sizzling hot Lisa Haydon with Akshay Kumar playing an interesting avatar of well… himself!

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Akshay recalls how he got his big break after missing a flight

12 October 2014 6:24 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

It seems international superstar Akshay Kumar’s fate has always been written in the stars – Akshay has recently revealed that he got his big break in the film industry after missing a flight to a modelling assignment, after he thought the flight was at 6pm when it was in fact, at 6am.

A distraught Akshay was walking past Nataraj Studios in tears after missing his flight and was quickly noticed by a make-up artist who saw some pictures Akshay was carrying of himself. The make-up artist called him inside the studios, handed Akshay a cheque for five thousand rupees and exclaimed “Son. I want to make a film with you” – and as the say, the rest is history.

The star has credited fate for causing him to miss the flight and acknowledged that if it was not for this, he may have never got his first film opportunity. Since then, »

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Akshay Kumar Is All Fun & Dance In ‘Alcoholic’, The Yo Yo Honey Singh Track For The Shaukeens

4 October 2014 3:32 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Following the entertaining trailer of The Shaukeens, fans of Akshay Kumar are in for another treat, as the catchy first song of the film has just been released. Sung by music sensation Yo Yo Honey Singh, ‘Alcoholic’ is an upbeat song with playful lyrics by Sahil Kaushal. Superstar Akshay and his stunning leading lady, Lisa Haydon are pictured in the video upon a luxury yacht on the beautiful waters of Pattaya.

Tipped to become a music anthem, the combination of Yo Yo Honey Singh’s upbeat party vibe and Akshay Kumar’s cool charisma makes for a memorable performance!

The film, out on November 7th 2014, is a remake of Basu Chatterjee’s 1982 comedy Shaukeen and is directed by Abhishek Sharma of Tere Bin Laden fame. The adventure film follows three middle-aged men, played by Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra and Anupam Kher, who venture on a trip to Bangkok, where they »

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The Shaukeens Trailer!

28 September 2014 1:16 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

We teased you with the posters now check out the trailer of The Shaukeens, a feel-good adventure film that follows three middle-aged men played by Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra and Anupam Kher, who venture on a trip to Bangkok, where they meet the sizzling hot Lisa Haydon who will do anything to meet the big star Akshay Kumar. The Shaukeens, is a remake of Basu Chatterjee’s 1982 comedy ‘Shaukeen’ and is directed by Abhishek Sharma of Tere Bin Laden fame. The comed is set to be released on 7th November 2014.

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg4tfauEn7c

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First Look: Akshay Kumar’s The Shaukeens

27 September 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Fans of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar will have surely seen the newly released poster for The Shaukeens this week. The film, out on November 7th is a remake of Basu Chatterjee’s 1982 comedy Shaukeen and is directed by Abhishek Sharma of Tere Bin Laden fame.

The feel-good adventure film follows three middle-aged men played by Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra and Anupam Kher, who venture on a trip to Bangkok, where they meet the sizzling hot Lisa Haydon. The posters are colourful, bright and beach-inspired with Lisa taking centre stage on one poster, while superstar Akshay fills the other poster, sporting aviators and a casual top.

Also arousing curiosity amongst film goers is the creative motion poster, in which we can hear voices and see visuals of three sets of dentures. The motion poster gives away very little and leaves fans guessing as to what to expect next.

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Akshay Kumar & Lisa Haydon fly high for The Shaukeens

28 August 2014 7:56 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar, is always finding new ways to entertain his audiences, whether it be performing dangerous stunts or doing the unexpected that leaves the audience awestruck. Now Akshay has attempted a never-before-dreamt stunt for his upcoming film, The Shaukeens.

Along with his stunning leading lady in the film, Lisa Haydon, there is a scene where the two are sitting on a couch and hanging mid-air, which has left everybody speechless. This scene was shot with the help of a chopper, which flew the two stars on the red couch, high up in the air.

This decision was put forward by Akshay himself, who was inspired by a Tom and Jerry episode, and insisted that this scene has to be included in the film. The scene was shot on a stunning beach in Cape Town.

The Shaukeens is a remake of the 1982 film, Shaukeen, which starred Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt, »

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Shaukeen remake re-titled as The Shaukeens

25 July 2014 6:14 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After many setbacks, the remake of the 80s Bollywood classic Shaukeen starring Akshay Kumar and Lisa Haydon, finally went on floor few weeks back and now the makers have decided to re-title the film. While initially they decided to retain the original title, now they believe that it should be titled as The Shaukeens.

Producer Murad Khetani stated that the title change adds the contemporary touch. Though it is an official remake, according to Murad, it is only the essence of the previous film that has been maintained. However, the story and the characters have undergone some changes in order to make it relevant to modern times. They are also planning to add some more humour, colour, more glamour and edginess in order to present it as a complete package. They feel that the current title adds to the coolness quotient and will be able to attract the youth audience too. »

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Lisa Haydon signed for Shaukeen

12 April 2014 4:54 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

For some time now, it has been a topic of discussion as to who would be replacing Nargis Fakhri in the film Shaukeen alongside Akshay Kumar. Now we hear that Lisa Haydon who was last seen in the recently released film Queen will be taking up the mantle of being the leading lady. Shaukeen, a remake of Basu Chatterjee's 1982 hit, will see Lisa essaying the role of Akshay Kumar's girlfriend, whom three old men - played by Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor and Piyush Mishra will be seen lusting after. Directed by Abhishek Sharma the film which is expected to go on floor this month is slated for release later this year. »

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Naseeruddin Shah Paresh Rawal and Annu Kapoor come together

19 March 2014 4:24 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Coming together for the first time are Bollywood veterans Naseeruddin Shah, Paresh Rawal and Annu Kapoor for a satirical comedy titled Dharam Sankat Mein. We also hear that the film is apparently an official remake of the 2010 British comedy The Infidel which revolves around identity crisis, where a man of Muslim origin discovers that he was a born to a Jewish family and later, was adopted. It is being said that Paresh Rawal will reprise this role while Naseeruddin and Annu Kapoor will play prominent roles in the film. Produced by Viacom 18, Dharam Sankat Mein will be directed by debutant Fuwad Khan and is slated to go on floors in Mumbai soon. »

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Old is gold! (Column: Bollywood Country)

19 March 2014 3:19 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

I wonder why filmmakers shy away from narrating tales about elderly people with senior actors in the lead roles.

Well-narrated stories revolving around ripe old age have takers, but such efforts are few and far between.

Remember how much everyone appreciated and enjoyed watching the funny mother-in-law and daughter-in-law's bantering and drinking sessions in "Vicky Donor" played by Kamlesh Gill and Dolly Ahluwalia respectively?

And how can we forget middle-aged doctor Baldev Chaddha, essayed by Annu Kapoor to the hilt, who was central to the hit movie on sperm donation that released in 2012 and pleased all and sundry.. »

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Nargis Fakhri walks out of Shaukeen remake

12 March 2014 5:29 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After writer-director Rumi Jaffrey made an exit from the ambitious Shaukeen remake, the film's female lead Nargis Fakhri too has opted out of the film. Co-producer Murad Khetani stated that they had a long outdoor schedule in Mauritius which starts from April 20, and Nargis had to give away the dates from April 20-27 for her Hollywood project. Though they obliged, the shoot of her Hollywood film was later extended for a couple of days more and the actress ultimately had to give Shaukeen remake a skip since the delay would have affected the jam packed shoot schedule of actors like Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor and Piyush Mishra. Nargis too expressed her unhappiness over quitting the remake of this cult as she too was excited to work with a director like Abhishek Sharma. The shoot of Shaukeen remake will complete in June and the film is slated to release »

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Manoj and Tabu in Neeraj Pandeys thriller

3 March 2014 3:44 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Two power packed performances who chose good content over commercial stardom, Tabu and Manoj Bajpayee will come together after more than a decade in a Vikram Malhotra and Neeraj Pandey production. Though the details of the film are yet to be finalized, Manoj Bajpayee revealed that it will be a psychological thriller which will be directed by debutant Manoj Abhayankar. Not divulging about his character, Manoj maintained that the yet to be titled film is about relationships revolving around Annu Kapoor, Tabu and him. While Manoj Bajpayee is already working with Neeraj Pandey for his upcoming film Saat Uchhakkey, Tabu is shooting with Vishal Bhardwaj for Haider. »

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Asha Bhosle, Annu Kapoor & Sharmila Tagore had given tribute to R.D.Burman in Kolkata

31 January 2014 12:09 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Legendary actress Asha Bhosle had given tribute to his late husband and music maestro R D Burman at the event called ” Utsav 2014 Rahul Ki Asha” in Kolkata. The veteran sang many songs on the remembrance of R.D. Burman. In this grand musical event, Bollywood Actor Annu Kapoor and legendary actress Sharmila Tagore also joined hand. Once Annu Kapoor came on the stage with Asha Bhosle; they both bring people to their feet with Rahul Dev Burman’s old memories.

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B'town celebs to observe Martyrs' Day in capital

29 January 2014 5:05 AM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, Jan 29: Celebrities like John Abraham, Sharmila Tagore, Raveena Tandon and Sunidhi Chauhan will observe Martyr's Day with The Flag Foundation of India' programme "Sadbhavna Sandhya - Mahatma Ke Path Par".

The programme will be held at the India Gate lawns Thursday and will see the presence of many Bollywood biggies, said a statement.

Actor Annu Kapoor will host the show which will bring together thousands of people from across the country. They will join in to observe a minute's silence to honour Mahatma Gandhi.

The celebrities will also form a human chain and chant "Raghupati raghav, raja ram" remembering. »

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