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The Fawad Khan lookalike whose Pakistani identity had to be hidden in Tum Bin 2

21 November 2016 9:01 PM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

  If you’ve seen Anubhav Sinha’s Tum Bin 2 you would know there is an entire episode devoted to a hero of Pakistani origin played by a very fine Indian theatre actor Ishwak Singh, earlier seen in small impressive parts in important films like Reema Kagti’s Talaash and Hansal Mehta’s Aligarh. Ishwak also played DeepikaRead More

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Check out: It’s a wrap for Kangna Ranaut’s Simran in Atlanta

13 November 2016 8:51 PM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

We had reported earlier that Kangana Ranaut was filming for Hansal Mehta’s next directorial venture Simran in Atlanta. After shooting for over a month, the cast and crew of Simran have wrapped up the Atlanta schedule. Kangana’s sister Rangoli Chandel informed the wrap up news with a crew photo where Kangana was seen sporting herRead More

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Kangna Ranaut to fly to Germany for Rani Laxmibai

2 November 2016 11:16 PM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

While her current focus is completely on Hansal Mehta’s Simran, her next venture Rani Laxmibai has been an ambitious venture for Ketan Mehta for years. The period drama has been subjected to many speculations of late due to its extreme budget but that hasn’t deterred our actress’ spirit to continue with the prep for theRead More

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Kangna Ranaut starrer Rani Laxmibai put on hold

26 October 2016 10:48 PM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Ever since Ketan Mehta decided to revamp his ambitious big budget film Rani Laxmibai with Kangna Ranaut as the protagonist, the film has been subjected to several speculations. Now it seems that it has been put on hold. Readers may be aware that Kangna Ranaut is currently busy shooting for Hansal Mehta’s Simran in theRead More

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Check out: Kangana Ranaut hangs out with her partner in crime

24 October 2016 5:37 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Earlier, we had reported that Kangana Ranaut was in Atlanta shooting for her next film Simran. A few photos from the set had surfaced that showed Kangana’s look from the film. The film’s director Hansal Mehta shared a goofy photo with Kangana Ranaut with a caption that read, “#PartnerInCrime – the one and only #KanganaRanautRead More

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Manoj Bajpayee invited as special chief guest for South Asian Film Festival of Paris

20 October 2016 12:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

In the start of the year 2016, the talented actor Manoj Bajpayee had given the audiences a visual treat with his outstanding performances in the critically acclaimed films Aligarh and Budhia Singh: Born To Run. The actor soon will be seen in a never seen before comic avatar in Saat Uchakkey where he will tickle your funny bones with his comic timing. In Aligarh, the two time National Award winning actor made alive the character of a 64-year-old gay professor Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was detained from his job due to his sexual orientation. The film had received a standing ovation at the Busan Film Festival and also made a mark in national film festivals is on its way for another international recognition.

The prestigious South Asian Film Festival of Paris (Ffast) which is in its 4th edition has invited the fine actor Manoj Bajpayee as honorable chief guest to »

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Kangana Ranaut escapes unhurt in a road accident in USA

15 October 2016 6:43 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Even though Kangana Ranaut may have been making news of late more for her personal reasons than professional ones, it just has not stopped the curly haired actress from signing films that’s worth her salt. Presently, she is in the USA, wherein she is shooting for Hansal Mehta’s Simran. Recently, during the shooting schedule inRead More

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Revealed: Kangna Ranaut plays a divorcee in Simran

13 October 2016 4:13 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Kangna Ranaut has a penchant for women-oriented films and the actress prefers to be the unconventional protagonist of these stories. Yet again starring in such a film, the actress will be seen in Hansal Mehta’s Simran where she plays the role of a Gujarati girl named Praful Patel. But her character is not as simpleRead More

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Jio Mami 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star opens with Indian film – A Death in the Gunj

30 September 2016 1:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The Jio Mami Mumbai Film Festival with Star gears up to open its 18th edition with Konkona Sensharma’s directorial debut film, A Death in the Gunj. The opening film will be screened on 21st October, 2016. The film has garnered critical acclaim internationally and has recently been screened at the 41st Toronto Film Festival.

A Death in the Gunj marks a double debut for Konkona Sensharma – as director and screenplay writer. Shot at various locations in McCluskiegunj, Jharkhand, the film is a coming-of-age story, set in the 1970s. The film revolves around a family vacation and is based on true events which are meticulously captured by Sensharma. The film is said to have been wrapped up in six weeks in March 2016.

Konkona Sensharma said,” I’m truly excited and honored that Aditg will be the opening film at Mami! It is the city of my work and where the film »

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Amazon pacts with T-Series for India launch

28 September 2016 5:40 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Agreement follows Amazon’s deal with India’s Dharma Productions earlier this week.

Days after announcing a deal with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, Amazon has unveiled an exclusive SVoD deal with major Bollywood producer T-Series.

New releases from T-Series will stream on Amazon’s upcoming Indian SVoD platform within a few weeks of their theatrical release in India and ahead of their TV premiere.

New titles covered by the deal include Anubhav Sinha’s Tum Bin 2 [pictured]; Hansal Mehta’s Simran, starring Kangana Ranaut; Noor, starring Sonakshi Sinha; Chef, starring Saif Ali Khan; Raabta, starring Sushant Singh Rajput; Saket Chaudhary’s Hindi Medium, starring Irrfan Khan; and Vishal Pandya’s Wajah Tum Ho.

“T-Series is one of the leaders in the Indian entertainment industry. As a result of this partnership, Amazon Prime members will soon enjoy a wide variety of some of the best Bollywood movies in the country, all within »

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Amazon Signs Licensing Deal With India’s T-Series

28 September 2016 4:34 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Amazon India has announced a long-term content licensing partnership with T-Series for upcoming film releases.

The exclusive deal follows a spree of licensing agreements with Indian studios ahead of the imminent launch of its Prime Video streaming service in the country. Others include pacts with Vishesh Films and Dharma Production.

T-Series is one of India’s largest music labels and have also been in the film production business for decades. It has had seven releases this year of which “Airlift” was a major success, grossing $34 million worldwide. The studio has 17 films in various states of production. These will stream on Prime after their theatrical releases and prior to television premieres. T

itles include Anubhav Sinha’s “Tum Bin 2,” Sunhil Sippy’s “Noor” starring Sonakshi Sinha, Raja Menon’s “Chef” starring Saif Ali Khan, Hansal Mehta’s “Simran” starring Kangana Ranaut, and Saket Chaudhary’s “Hindi Medium” starring Irrfan Khan. »

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Vikram Bhatt and Hansal Mehta slam Mns for threatening Pakistani artists

23 September 2016 10:12 PM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

<img class="size-full wp-image-657510 aligncenter" src="http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/vikram-hansal.jpg" alt="vikram-hansal" width="620" height="420" /> Readers are aware of the fact that there is ongoing tension between India and Pakistan due to the recent attack in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. On Thursday, political party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (Mns) announced that it won't allow any Pakistani actors to work in India and warned them to leave the country within 48 hours. Many filmmakers including Karan Johar and others have been receiving flak over hiring Pakistani actors. Some of the Indian filmmakers have taken a jibe against Mns's open letter and took their social media accounts to show their displeasure over the same. Director of the <em>Aligarh</em> Hansal Mehta wrote, "Mns for next central govt. In one master stroke, they have solved the India-Pakistan problem. After all, it is artists who provoke attacks." Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt too criticized Mns's warning when asked about the same during an interview. He said that we should concentrate on making sure »

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Vikram Bhatt and Hansal Mehta slam Mns for threatening Pakistani artists

23 September 2016 10:12 PM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

<img class="size-full wp-image-657510 aligncenter" src="http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/vikram-hansal.jpg" alt="vikram-hansal" width="620" height="420" /> Readers are aware of the fact that there is ongoing tension between India and Pakistan due to the recent attack in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. On Thursday, political party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (Mns) announced that it won't allow any Pakistani actors to work in India and warned them to leave the country within 48 hours. Many filmmakers including Karan Johar and others have been receiving flak over hiring Pakistani actors. Some of the Indian filmmakers have taken a jibe against Mns's open letter and took their social media accounts to show their displeasure over the same. Director of the <em>Aligarh</em> Hansal Mehta wrote, "Mns for next central govt. In one master stroke, they have solved the India-Pakistan problem. After all, it is artists who provoke attacks." Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt too criticized Mns's warning when asked about the same during an interview. He said that we should concentrate on making sure »

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Taapsee Pannu to play Irom Sharmila in Imphal

7 September 2016 2:55 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The political unrest in the seven sisters of North East India had prompted one woman to go on a hunger rest for over 16 years. Irom Sharmila became a known name after she continued world's largest hunger strike and fought for the benefit of her state. Now, her life will be depicted on celluloid and if all goes well, Taapsee Pannu will play the protagonist. Taapsee Pannu has been approached to play the role of Irom Sharmila, the social activist in the film tentatively titled Imphal. While the film is said to have a debutant director, it will be presented by Hansal Mehta, who is currently working on Kangna Ranaut starrer Simran. From what we hear, the director-producer has been closely following the life of Irom Sharmila and even the script is in place. However, since Hansal is busy with his other work commitments, the other details of this biopic on »

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Ayushmann Khurrana Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao to star in a romcom Bareilly Ki Barfi

24 August 2016 3:06 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

A new romcom is in the making starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao. After winning accolades for Nil Battey Sannata, filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is taking the rom-com path and will be directing the film titled Bareilly Ki Barfi. The story will be rooted in Uttar Pradesh where Kriti Sanon will play a liberated and forward thinking Up girl. Ayushmann Khurrana is a printing press owner and Rajkummar Rao is an author. Produced by Junglee Pictures and Br Studios, Bareilly Ki Barfi title is derived by the storyline itself as Kriti Sanon's character owns a sweet shop in Up. The cast is currently attending workshops for the film and will begin shooting in the first week of October. Apart from this, Kriti Sanon recently wrapped up her romantic drama Raabta in Mauritius. Ayushmann Khurrana will be next seen in Yrf's Meri Pyaari Bindu whereas Rajkummar Rao was »

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Manoj Bajpayee bags award for Best Actor at South Asian Film Festival

11 August 2016 8:46 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

One of Bollywood's most versatile actors, Manoj Bajpayee continues to enjoy the success of the critically acclaimed film Aligarh, with it receiving appreciation at several international film festivals. In fact, he recently bagged an award for his portrayal of a homosexual professor in the film. Manoj Bajpayee was presented with the Best Actor award for his outstanding performance in Aligarh at the prestigious Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival. Inspired by true events in Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh questions our society's norms when it comes to one's choice of sexuality and its acceptance, as a journalist sets out to unfold the story of a professor who is suspended from his college on grounds of homosexuality. While Manoj Bajpayee plays the protagonist, the role of the journalist is played by Rajkummar Rao. Expressing his gratitude towards the director of the film Hansal Mehta, Manoj further also thanked the entire team of the »

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Amaal Mallik replaces Sachin-Jigar in Hansal Mehtas Simran

25 July 2016 4:53 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Readers may recall that, we had reported about the stunning actress Kangna Ranaut playing the lead in the film Simran, a film that has been inspired by a series of real life incidents including the life of Sandeep Kaur, a nurse who turned into a bank robber. While the film's lead heroine is Kangna Ranaut, the film would be shot in varied cities across the Us. The latest update on Simran is that, Amaal Mallik has now replaced the duo Sachin-Jigar as the music director of the film. Reports state that, the film's director Hansal Mehta had given Sachin-Jigar as many as 3 months to work on the tracks, but the duo failed to meet the deadline due to prior commitments and hence, could (reportedly) compose only one song for the film. That's when Hansal Mehta signed up Amaal Mallik as the music director of Simran. Simran is being jointly produced »

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Kangna Ranaut invited to Lahore for an educational festival

13 July 2016 4:08 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After several controversies revolving around her personal life and hectic work commitments, Kangna Ranaut is currently on a break and is in her hometown Himachal Pradesh, taking some time off from the hustle-bustle of the city. And now, we hear that the actress is all set to fly to Pakistan to attend an educational and cultural festival. Amidst several intellects and thinkers who are arriving from different countries across the world, Kangna too will be a part of this international festival to be held in Lahore from November 4 to 6, which is organized by one of the largest private school networks, Beaconhouse. The said educational event is said to be a discussion about the changing factors of society that influences contemporary education and Kangna received the invitation of turning a speaker during one of the educational events a week ago. However, it is being said that the organisers will be visiting »

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Kangna Ranauts Simran will be shot in varied cities across Us

17 May 2016 4:34 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Earlier we had reported that the Hansal Mehta directorial titled Simran will star Kangna Ranaut. Further, readers may also be aware of the fact, that the film will be inspired by a series of real life incidents including the life of Sandeep Kaur, a nurse who turned into a bank robber.

Kangna Ranaut recently revealed that she is indeed playing the role of a bank robber but however also further added that her character Simran is a Gujarati girl who wishes to fulfil her mother's dream but ends up losing everything in the process. On the other hand, revealing details about the shoot schedule of the film, filmmaker Hansal Mehta stated that it will be 70 day start to finish schedule and will be shot extensively in U.S. While a few portions may be shot in India, the rest of them will be shot in different cities like Atlanta, San Francisco, »

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Kangana Ranaut on her decade in the Hindi Film Industry!

28 April 2016 11:04 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

She came, she saw, she conquered! That’s Kangana Ranaut’s decade-long Bollywood journey in a nutshell. Ten years ago on this day, the actress made her big screen debut with ‘Gangster’ that released on 28th April 2006. Kangana portrayed her character’s longing and pain with such intensity that it made people sit up and take notice of this new ‘curly-haired girl’. The film went on to become a hit and Kangana to win her first debut award!

The actress talking about her 10 years in the Hindi Film Industry said, “I am extremely proud of my rags-to-riches story, it’s fun to be a misfit or an underdog if you acknowledge your gifts and befriend your obstacles,” says Kangana talking of her journey so far.

From being treated like an ‘outsider’ to being hailed as the reigning ‘Queen’ of Bollywood and a style czarina, the powerhouse performer has come a long way since her debut. »

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