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19 items from 2016


First Poster of ‘TE3N’ with Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui

5 hours ago | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Endemol, Reliance Entertainment, Cinemaa, Kross Pictures and Blue Waters Motion Pictures, have come together for TE3N, an emotional thriller starring Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, with Vidya Balan in a pivotal guest appearance.

The film, which has Sujoy Ghosh as creative producer and Ribhu Dasgupta as its director, is scheduled for a worldwide release on June 10th, 2016.

Set in Kolkata, TE3N is about a crime that affects its three principal characters. Amitabh Bachchan is John Biswas, a grandfather on the relentless pursuit of justice since eight years. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is Father Martin Das, whose life was changed forever by the same crime that claimed the life of John’s granddaughter. Vidya Balan is Sarita Sarkar, the cop who swings into action when an identical crime is repeated eight years later. TE3N is the emotionally explosive journey of these three people, who find their fates intertwined in their quest for justice and redemption. »

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Endemol, Reliance Entertainment & Blue Waters Motion Pictures in association with Sujoy Ghosh to produce, market & distribute TE3N

30 April 2016 3:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Endemol, Reliance Entertainment, Cinemaa, Kross Pictures and Blue Waters Motion Pictures, have come together for “TE3N”, an emotional thriller starring Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, with Vidya Balan in a pivotal guest appearance.

The film, which has Sujoy Ghosh as creative producer and Ribhu Dasgupta as its director, is scheduled for a worldwide release on June 10th, 2016.

Set in Kolkata, TE3N is about a crime that affects its three principal characters. Amitabh Bachchan is John Biswas, a grandfather on the relentless pursuit of justice since eight years. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is Father Martin Das, whose life was changed forever by the same crime that claimed the life of John’s granddaughter. Vidya Balan is Sarita Sarkar, the cop who swings into action when an identical crime is repeated eight years later. TE3N is the emotionally explosive journey of these three people, who find their fates intertwined in their quest for justice and redemption. »

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Endemol Reliance Entertainment and Blue Waters Motion Pictures in association with Sujoy Ghosh to produce market and distribute TE3N

28 April 2016 7:36 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Endemol, Reliance Entertainment, Cinemaa, Kross Pictures and Blue Waters Motion Pictures, have come together for TE3N. The film is an emotional thriller that has Sujoy Ghosh as creative producer and Ribhu Dasgupta as its director. Set in Kolkata, TE3N is film about a crime that affects its three principal characters. Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of John Biswas, a grandfather who is on a relentless pursuit of justice since eight years. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the role of Father Martin Das, whose life had changed forever by the same crime that had claimed the life of John's granddaughter. Vidya Balan plays the role of Sarita Sarkar, the cop who swings into action when an identical crime gets repeated after eight years. TE3N is the emotionally explosive journey of these three people, who find their fates intertwined in their quest for justice and redemption. Scripted by Suresh Nair and Bijesh Jayarajan, with dialogues by Ritesh Shah, »

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TV Formats Giant Endemol Shine Quietly Expands Into Movies

28 April 2016 1:01 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

TV production and formats giant, Endemol Shine is set as a co-producer on Indian feature movie “Te3n.” It will also soon begin its first film in China.

Te3n” stars three of the country’s top dramatic actors. Veteran superstar Amitabh Bachchan (“Piku”) stars as a man seeking justice for the death of his granddaughter. Nawazuddin Siddiqui (seen next in Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2016 selection “Raman Raghav 2.0”) portrays a priest whose life is affected by the same crime. Vidya Balan (“The Dirty Picture”) plays a cop who swings into action when an identical crime is committed eight years later.

Te3n,” now in post-production ahead of a June 10 worldwide release, is directed by Ribhu Dasgupta (“Michael”) with creative producer Sujoy Ghosh (“Kahaani”.) The film is a co-production between Endemol, Reliance Entertainment, Cinemaa, Kross Pictures and Blue Waters Motion Pictures.

Endemol’s debut Indian feature “Traffic”, a co-production with Fox Star Studios, directed »

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Sajid Nadiadwala continues his knack of bringing fresh ‘jodis’ with Tiger and Shraddha in Baaghi

16 April 2016 10:00 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

He may be known for being a man who thinks commercial when it comes to mainstream Bollywood cinema. However, he doesn’t go by conventions when it comes to the casting of his films. Over the years it has been seen that producer Sajid Nadiadwala has tried out with different ‘jodis’ when it comes to on-screen couples. This is something visible in his next release Baaghi as well which has Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor being paired for the first time ever.

“The results are already there anjd appreciation is coming in,” says an observer, “One may choose to play safe and bring on tried and tested pairings. However, whether it comes to working with a superstar [Salman Khan] or making another film with a newcomer [Tiger Shroff], Sajid has believed in bringing something new for the audience. He trusted in Jacqueline Fernandez to deliver goods with Kick. On the other hand he has »

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Atul Kasbekar to sign Vidya Balan for his next

31 March 2016 8:04 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Riding on the success of Neerja, Atul Kasbekar has now decided to move on to his next project and he has approached none other than Vidya Balan. In fact, we hear that the duo will soon start working on the modalities. Atul Kasbekar, recently revealed that he will soon be discussing the project with Vidya Balan, once she wraps the shoot of Kahaani 2. On the other hand, Atul is equally excited about his other films. One amongst his eight projects will star his Neerja actress Sonam Kapoor. Though he hasn't divulged any details on that, he maintained that this film should offer something better than his previous films. Also, he will once again be working with director Ram Madhvani, but not for the same venture. In fact, the two will be coming together for a comedy and a writer has been roped in for the same. Moreover, it has »

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Sneak Peek: Introducing Amitabh Bachchan’s John Biswas from TE3N!

26 March 2016 9:28 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

What is Mr Bachchan aka John Biswas doing in Kolkatta’s famous fish market? We have got access to these unique stills from Sujoy Ghosh’s intriguing TE3N is a gripping drama that brings megastar Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vidya Balan together. And if these images are rousing your curiosity well looks like we have to wait till 20th May to find out!

Endemol Shine India & Blue Water Films in association with Sujoy Ghosh, Presents TE3N, A Cinemaa Pictures & Kross Pictures Production.

The post Sneak Peek: Introducing Amitabh Bachchan’s John Biswas from TE3N! appeared first on BollySpice.com. »

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Arjun Rampal all set to join the cast of Kahaani 2

17 March 2016 4:53 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

As we have mentioned before, everything about the sequel to the suspense thriller Kahaani is being strictly guarded under wraps. But one announcement by actor Arjun Rampal on Twitter seems to have caught everyone's attention. Arjun Rampal took to the microblogging site to post a tweet that read, "All the best @sujoy_g and the whole team of Kahaani 2, look forward to joining you guys soon. Love an luck. #kahaani2" Obviously the actor though gave away that he will be a part of the second installment of this award winning suspense thriller, he however hasn't divulged any details about the role he will be playing. This will be the first time where we will see the handsome hunk Arjun Rampal and powerhouse performer Vidya Balan coming together on screen. Rumours also have it that while Nawazuddin Siddiqui who played Khan in the prequel will be missing, Jugal Hansraj will »

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Vidya Balans cameo being misused to lure audience for dubbed release

12 March 2016 2:33 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

This used to happen during the Amitabh Bachchan era. He made a special appearance in Agni Varsha but his face was plastered on the publicity material as that of the main lead. Before that the same happened in films like Soorma Bhopali and Andhaa Kanoon as well. Now, Vidya Balan is finding herself in the same situation, what with her presence in dubbed release Ek Yodha Shoorveer being projected as much bigger than the actual length in the film. "Ek Yodha Shoorveer releases this Friday and is a dubbed version of Malayalam film Urumi. Vidya just has a cameo in the film. She appears for a few scenes only," informs our source. However, the teaser as well as the theatrical promo of the film feature Vidya quite prominently since she is the most notable Bollywood presence in the Santosh Sivan directed affair. This isn't all as the only song that »

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Vidya Balan Tabu starrer Urumi to now re-release in Hindi as Ek Yoddha Shoorveer

9 March 2016 8:16 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Vidya Balan, Genelia D'Souza, Tabu, ace choreographer turned actor turned director Prabhu Dheva came together for a period saga titled Urumi, a 2011 Malayalam film directed by Kiran Kumar. Kiran who expressed his wish to re-release the film in Hindi as Ek Yoddha Shoorveer recently also approached the actors with the idea. Kiran who has already started prepping for what he likes to call as the 'Bahubali style' release of the Hindi version also maintained that they will be dubbing and re-releasing the film across India since the actors have a huge fan following up North. The film which revolves primarily around Genelia and Malayalam superstar Prithviraj is set in the 16th Century and a revenge saga amidst the backdrop of Vasco Da Gama's journey to South India. Produced by Santosh Sivan, Urumi had Tabu in a special appearance along with Vidya Balan in an extended cameo. As far as the Hindi version is concerned, »

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Vidya Balan to be keynote speaker as part of Pm Narendra Modis Make in India campaign

12 February 2016 8:25 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The gorgeous Vidya Balan, who has been making news for her tryst with many offbeat cum challenging roles of late, is now all set to be a keynote speaker at the 'Luxury League' as part of Pm Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign. Majorly seen in a saree clad attire, she has often been regarded as someone who put Indian textiles back on the map and brought traditional Indian clothing back in vogue. The said event will be hosted by the renowned fashion designer Ritu Beri. Vidya Balan will be speaking on 'Analysing The Tree Of Luxury Brands In India', which would include the detailing of fashion brands and their exciting journey in the country and what it takes to brand a style icon and also how the luxury industry can promote India's traditional handicraft industry and also discuss the possibility of India's traditional industries becoming global luxury brands. Speaking about the same, »

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Vidya Balans Begum Jaan is set in Punjab

12 February 2016 4:24 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Srijit Mukherjee's Bangla epic Rajkahini which swept the box office and all the critical acclaim last year, is going to Punjab. And Vidya Balan is taking it there. Mukherjee who wrote and directed Rajkahini is now all set to remake the film in Hindi for producers Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt. The film would be made with an entirely new cast, with Vidya Balan replacing Rituparno Ghosh in the central part of brothel's Madame. All the other 11 sex workers would also be played by actresses who do not feature in the Bangla version. And there is a very good reason for this. Explains Srijit Mukherjee, "We are re-locating the plot of Rajkahini, titled Begum Jaan in Hindi, to the Punjab border. Rajkahini was located at the Bengal border where the after-effects of Partition where felt much less strongly than in Punjab. We're taking the story to a new level, and »

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Vidya Balan to essay the role of scandalous author Kamala Das in her next

11 February 2016 4:39 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Vidya Balan, after winning the National award among other awards for her performance in The Dirty Picture, is getting ready for yet another biopic as she prepares to essay the role of the controversial author, Kamala Das in a bilingual film (Malayalam and Hindi). Kamala Das was known for her open and honest treatment of female sexuality that was free from any sense of guilt. The author during her lifetime came under major scrutiny for openly talking about sexuality, as well as her religious conversion. Born to the managing editior of the leading daily Mathrubhumi and a poetess, Kamala's brush with literary works started at a young age. Whilst she got married at the age of 15, her encouraging husband Madhava Das also proved to be one of her strongest supporter of her works. The film traces her entire journey that can be divided into three phases - her teen years including her marriage, »

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Vidya Balan to play brothel madam in Mahesh Bhatts Begum Jaan

6 February 2016 6:01 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Earlier it was reported that Vidya Balan would soon be seen in a Mahesh Bhatt film. Well now we hear that the film in question which is an adaptation of Srijit Mukherji's Bengali film, Rajkahini, will be titled Begum Jaan after the main protagonist, the madam of the brothel. Further we also hear that the central protagonist of the film that was played by Rituparna Sengupta in the original, will be essayed by none other than Vidya Balan. Set to roll in June, Begum Jaan follows the after effects of the Partition in Bengal in 1947, delving into the lives of 11 women living in a brothel that finds itself divided by the newly-chalked Loc, with half of the house now in India and the other half in Pakistan. Though more details of the film are unavailable, we hear that the makers will be casting eight other actresses for the film »

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Making of Neerja Part 1: Encouragement from the Stars

5 February 2016 8:15 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Some of the biggest names in the Hindi film industry namely Aamir Khan, Vidya Balan, Rajkumar Hirani and Anil Kapoor (to name a few) inspired the cast and crew on set during the making of this incredible story.

Sonam Kapoor the actress who plays the role of Neerja said, “In a lot of ways, with every phase we needed motivation. It was exhausting and we were shooting 16 hours days, everyday. We were taking long, long takes and we didn’t take breaks. So every week or every four days, after a phase was over, a celebrity will come and give us some motivation, saying this is a story that needs to be told, so give it your 200%.”

Neerja is the courageous story of a 23-year-old girl – an air hostess – who lost her life while saving passengers from terrorists on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 on 5th September 1986.

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Vidya Balan Launches Sukanya Venkatraghavan’S Debut Novel Dark Things

3 February 2016 10:20 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Dark Things – A fantasy novel set in a world populated by Yakshis, Gandharvas, Apsaras and Blood Queens finds its feet in Mumbai yesterday as actress Vidya Balan launched the book before media and audiences lending her support to former journalist and debut novelist Sukanya Venkatraghavan. One of the most exciting fiction debuts of this year, Dark Things, published by Hachette India is a heady concoction of fantasy and romance.

At the book launch, Sukanya shared a lovely tete-a-tete with Vidya discussing her experience of writing the book, what inspired her and her love for the fantasy genre. Vidya’s appreciation for the book shone in the conversation.

Talking about her debut as a novelist, Sukanya Venkatraghavan said, “People often ask me why I wrote Dark Things. The answer is really simple. I took Toni Morrison’s famous advice and wrote the book I wanted to read. Fantasy has always been »

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Sujoy Ghosh and Vidya Balan team up again for Kahaani 2

29 January 2016 4:51 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Three years ago, the film Kahaani starring Vidya Balan created waves and the actress also walked away with several accolades for her strong performance. And now, the makers have finally decided to rekindle the magic with a sequel. Though there have been several speculations about Kahaani 2, it is only recently that producer Jayantilal Gada seems to be convinced about making a second installment of the thriller film. Jayantilal Gada revealed details about Kahaani 2 stating that the film will have Vidya Balan playing the leading lady once again but maintained that the creative calls are being taken by Sujoy Ghosh. Rumours of a sequel in the making have been doing the rounds ever since 2013, but then it was reported that Gada and Sujoy were not on good terms which resulted in the delay of the film. However, clarifying on the same, Jayantilal Gada added that it wasn't a huge tiff but »

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Reflections 2015: Bollywood Razzies of 2015

11 January 2016 3:01 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” goes the Xmas song, but it also applies to sorting through the dreck and crap that came out of Bollywood in 2015. I watched many of these duds so that you don’t have to, and trust me they’re not as hilarious as I’m going to make them, because for every great Jodi like Srk-Kajol in Dilwale there’s Sunny Leone being paired with Ram Kapoor. Yet there were some awful gems like Msg and its sequel that came out in the same year – take that annual Fast and Furious franchise! Herewith is the worst and secretly hilarious of the year.

Worst Actor – Emraan Hashmi for Hamari Adhuri Kahani/Mr X

After doing so well in Shanghai, and Ghanchakkar, Emraan decided to play it safe with his performances in Hamari Adhuri Kahani (paired opposite Vidya Balan) and the atrocious Mr X. »

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Amitabh Bachchan injures his rib cage during the shoot of Te3N

8 January 2016 3:53 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan may be 73 years but that has never come in the way of his hard work. Even amidst several mishaps, this veteran star has always managed to overlook these difficulties and have continued with his shoot. Recently, the actor suffered a minor setback during the shooting of Sujoy Ghosh's Te3N in Kolkata as he injured his rib cage. Talking about the injury on his blog, Amitabh said, "I injured myself last night at shoot .. just when I was all recovered from the chest infection, this happens ..No nothing to worry .. I have injured my rib cage, it pains and so when I breathe it hurts .. am doing ice pack and pain killers .. spoken to my doctor .. should take 48 hours to heal he says .. else we do X Ray or Mri or whatever he decides .." But that hasn't deterred the actor's spirit to continue with his work. In fact, »

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