4 items from 2016
In a recent interview for her upcoming film Akira, which releases in cinemas on 2nd September, actress Sonakshi Sinha mentioned that this is a great time to be a woman in Indian cinema. According to her, not only are women getting to play good characters, but the audience too, has become more accepting of these roles.
Looking back over the last couple of years and the types of films that have released in India, we couldn’t agree more.
From a damsel in distress to a figure of power, women have come a long way in Bollywood. With characters especially created keeping women in mind, this points to a new wave in Indian cinema, where women are being trusted to carry a film to box office success. This is a stark difference from the previous notion that the role of the protagonist was reserved only for a male character.
- Press Releases
The actress has lent her voice for the first time to a Hindi film song. She has sang the song ‘Rajj Rajj Ke’ in the film and, at the official song launch, Sonakshi sang it live for a packed college audience.
The actress feels “lucky to have the opportunity to sing such a beautiful and soul-touching song like ‘Rajj Rajj Ke’”.
Speaking about the opportunity to sing at the song launch, Sonakshi said, “Ever since I was a kid I had one big dream that someday I will sing live and have people dancing to my tunes… Slowly that dream is coming true. I’m very lucky to have the opportunity to sing such a beautiful and soul touching song like ‘Rajj Rajj »
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Just a day ago, the media could not stop gushing about Sunny Leone and her husband Daniel Weber being invited for one of Aamir Khan's bash. However, now we hear that the superstar who kick-started the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup initiative, has invited celebrities from his fraternity for a campaign over water conservation. Recently, we reported that Aamir Khan met the Governor of Maharashtra, Ch Vidyasagar Rao and his wife Vinoda to discuss the matter of water preservation and now the actor has yet another step in the direction and even asked the Governor's opinion on involving celebrities from the Marathi and Bollywood fraternity for a rural campaign. It has been learnt that Aamir is not looking for any kind of financial help (since the campaign has corporate backing), it seems that the actor is on a lookout for popular faces who can create awareness about the same amongst the masses. »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
The feisty Tapsee Pannu last seen kicking Sushant Singh's butt in Neeraj Pandey's Baby is now the brand ambassador for the Celebrity Cricket League (Ccl). And the athletic actress is very happy with her new assignment. Says Tapsee, "I have always been inclined towards sports. The difference being, I watch all other sports with my mind but cricket with my heart. Cricket and cinema being the two religions of this country, it's beautiful to see them merge as one during Ccl." Tapsee attributes her cosmopolitan antecedents to her place as the Ccl's face. "For me it's very interesting to be a part of Ccl as a brand ambassador because I am a Punjabi by birth, started my career in the Tamil and Telugu industries and now I'm a part of Hindi film industry too. So it's as cosmopolitan as it gets. I am looking forward to some superb »
- Subhash K. Jha
4 items from 2016
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