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8 items from 2014


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. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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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.. »

- Amith Ostwal

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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 »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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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. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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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. »

- Amith Ostwal

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