13 items from 2014
After wooing the audiences with his action packed avatar in the Bang Bang teaser promo, here's some more news on Hrithik Roshan. News is that the actor has signed up to do Kabir Khan's next. The actor is said to play the lead in Kabir's passionate love story which is still in its initial stages. The details about Hrithik's character are still being kept under wraps. Currently, the actor is enjoying the positive response the teaser of Bang Bang has been receiving. After wrapping up this film, Hrithik will soon begin work on his next with Ashutosh Gowariker titled Mohenjo-daro, a period drama. On the other hand, Kabir Khan too is taking it slow, considering that the filmmaker is busy with the shooting schedule of the Saif Ali Khan - Katrina Kaif starrer Phantom. The director has also announced another project titled Bajrangi Bhaijaan starring Salman Khan. While the »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Bollywood goddess Katrina Kaif has commenced the London schedule for her upcoming production Phantom. The film, which is based on global terrorism post-26/11, will see Katrina opposite Saif Ali Khan, who have both worked together previously in the hit film Race (2008).
Katrina and the crew arrived during the weekend to shoot the last few scenes of the film, which has been shot across various locations. They include not just London, but also Mumbai, Kashmir, Punjab, Beirut and Vancouver.
Phantom is being directed by Kabir Khan, who has worked twice before with Katrina in New York (2009) and Ek Tha Tiger (2012). You will have to wait for a while though as the film is not scheduled to release until 3 April 2015.
Stay tuned as we will bring you all the latest updates on this exciting new venture.
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- Bodrul Chaudhury
A while back the media was abuzz with rumours that Salman Khan had been approached for Karan Johar's production Shhuddhi. The rumours that surfaced after Hrithik Roshan opted out of the film have finally been confirmed. It is learnt that Salman will be featured as the main lead in the film directed by Karan Malhotra. Earlier after Hrithik's exit from the film, reports stated that the said role had even been offered to Ranveer Singh and even Aamir Khan. KJo's ambitious film Shhuddhi that has been in the pipeline for a while now, is set to go on floor once Salman is done with his other projects. Confirming the development Karan Johar posted on twitter saying, "#Shhuddhi will star Salman Khan and will release Diwali 2016.....@shhuddhimovie". Salman is currently busy promoting Kick that is slated to release this Eid. After this, he will be starring in Sooraj Barjatya's film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, »
Here’s some exciting casting news! Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor will be starring in Kabir Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Salman will play the title role of Bajrangi Bhaijaan and will romance Kareena in the film that will go to the floor later this year and is set to release Eid in 2015.
Talking to to Toi, the director said, “The film is unique for both Salman and me and has a larger-than-life background with a human story. It’s a very important story in today’s day and age and we are both very excited to start shooting it. While I have done three films with Katrina Kaif, I have always also admired Kareena and wanted to work with her. The film will be shot across many parts of India and we start shooting this November.”
THe director also took to twitter to discuss the film and tweeted, “It’s »
- Stacey Yount
Director par excellence Kabir Khan, best remembered for his film Kabul Express, New York and the 2012 Salman Khan starrer Ek Tha Tiger, is all set to work with Salman again. It is learnt that Kabir is set to work with Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor for his next film titled Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
The film which will be presented by Salman himself under his own company 'Salman Khan Ventures', will have Salman play the role of the title character Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Commenting on the film Kabir says that the story of the film will be very relevant to today's times and will feature a larger-than-life background with a human story. With the shooting commencing this November, the film will be shot across many parts of India and is slated to release on Eid next year.
Confirming the development Kabir Khan posted on twitter saying, ".@BeingSalmanKhan as #BajrangiBhaijaan is going to be very special. »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Saif Ali Khan is currently shooting heavy-duty action sequences for Kabir Khan's Phantom in Vancouver. These stunts would see Saif stretching himself beyond his normal levels of endurance. Says a source close to the project, "The idea was to take the action in Phantom to a level beyond what will be seen in Siddharth Anand's Bang Bang." Apparently producer Sajid Nadiadwala who is currently shooting for his directorial debut Kick has increased the budget for the action sequences in Phantom by Rs 5.5 crores. "In Phantom, Saif will perform the kind of stunts that Hrithik is unlikely to attempt in Bang Bang. The current Vancouver schedule for Phantom is an add-on thrill for the subject. Sajid and Kabir decided to take up this stunt-centric schedule in a bid to take the action to an unplanned level," says a source. However, the Phantom team decided to withdraw from the October 2 slot »
- Subhash K. Jha
We have seen him hosting his talk show, but what is Karan Johar like on the other couch? Here is a brilliant candid conversation with Karan Johar talking about his kind of films, contemporaries and all things Hindi cinema!
About The Boss Dialogues:
The Boss Dialogues is a series of ‘Dialogues’ in the form of informal one-on-one conversation with personalities from the world of Media and Entertainment. The series that started couple of months back with the youth icon Farhan Akhtar, had filmmakers Farah Khan, Kabir Khan, Karan Johar, Shekhar Kapur, Ayan Mukerji and most recently Imtiaz Ali take to the seat for a tete a tete led by renowned entertainment journalist Indu Mirani. The event attempts to offer an in depth view into the celebrity’s personality, creative process and their body of work. The one-hour discussion is tailored to create intelligent, »
- Samreen Tungekar
Kabir Khan’s Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer, Phantom, is literally going places! After shooting in exotic locales including the strife torn Beirut, Phantom shifted to Mumbai and post that, the unit has put up base in Punjab. As per our Punjab based sources, Saif Ali Khan shot some important sequences of Phantom earlier this week in the city of Maharajas, Patiala. Read More »
The film is set for release on 14 Aug 2015, a day before India’s Independence Day holiday. The date represents a shift away from a potential clash with an untitled Kabir Khan-directed star vehicle for muscle-man Salman Khan.
The story involves Khan playing with the notions of celebrity and will require many physical and facial changes.
- Patrick Frater
Last Sunday was yet another brilliant evening as renowned entertainment journalist Indu Mirani spoke to Imtiaz Ali in the 7th edition of Boss Dialogues. The otherwise quiet Imtiaz made us laugh, spoke about his journey in the industry so far and more dearly about his films that have made him one of the most loved directors of today.
The discussion began as he spoke about his childhood and his dreams. “I somehow always saw myself as a secret service guy or a novelist. I liked writing,” he said. Did you know that Mahesh Bhatt was the first one to ask him to make a film? “He is such an amazing person. He was the one who recognised me when no one did,” he smiled. Speaking about his first film Socha Na Tha, he said that he had written Socha Na Tha for television. “I was actually writing Highway before Socha Na Tha »
- Samreen Tungekar
Srinagar, Jan 21: Kabir Khan, the director of Bollywood movie "Phantom", Tuesday expressed happiness over his shooting schedule in the Kashmir Valley and hoped he would be back here to shoot another of his movies soon.
In a tweet to Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, at the end of nearly two-week-long shooting schedule in Kashmir, Kabir Khan said: "@abdullah_omar it's great to b able to shoot in Kashmir again. The enthusiasm and hard work of the locals was heart warming. We will be back."
Sajid Nadiadwalla's Bollywood movie "Phantom" is based on 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and their fallout.
The movie has Saif Ali Khan. »
- Meeta Kabra
Gulmarg, Jan 17: There is no outdoor location in the world more beautiful and enchanting than Kashmir and nothing can beat the magic of Gulmarg in winter, director Kabir Khan said Friday.
In an exclusive chat with Ians, Kabir Khan said that for many years Bollywood could not come to Kashmir because of the situation, but now every filmmaker is trying to make up for the lost time.
"There is no outdoor location as beautiful and enchanting as Kashmir and there is nothing that can beat the magic of Gulmarg during the. »
- Lohit Reddy
August 15, 2012 marked the release of Salman Khan's first film under the acclaimed banner of Yash Raj Films. Two years on, we hear that the big ticket production house Yrf has now signed Salman Khan for two more projects. While one of the films will be the sequel to Ek Tha Tiger that will again be directed by Kabir Khan, the second film is said to be helmed by Shimit Amin.
Though an official confirmation of the same is still pending, we hear that the production house will be making a formal announcement within the next few days. »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
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