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Sanjay Kapoor ropes in Amplifier singer Imran Khan for Tevar

6 hours ago | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

With the recent trend of adding the tadka of rap in Bollywood music albums, Sanjay Kapoor too plans to make the music of his upcoming production Tevar a little peppy by roping in the Pakistani singer Imran Khan. Imran Khan has given some of the top chartbusters like 'Amplifier' and 'Bewafa' which also has an element of Punjabi lyrics. Though he has been bombarded with many film offers in the past, Sanjay Kapoor will be the first producer Imran will be collaborating with. For the film Tevar, we hear that Imran will be composing and singing the song and the video of the same will also feature the film's leads Arjun Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha. According to Sanjay, this song was important because it is supposedly the Usp of the film. He also decided to rope in Imran because he believes that the singer has a larger fan base majorly »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Award-Winning author Chetan Bhagat speaks on writing the screenplay for Kick

9 hours ago | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

He is one of India’s best-selling authors and many of his novels have been transformed into Bollywood blockbusters. From comedies like 3 Idiots (2009), to moving dramas like Kai Po Che (2013), as well as romantic tales like 2 States (2014), Chetan Bhagat has achieved a lot in the last few years and his talent just keeps on shining. His latest work has been co-writing the script to the upcoming action flick Kick starring Salman Khan. Chetan has co-written the script with the director of the film Sajid Nadiadwala. In a special Q&A prior to the film’s release, Chetan spoke about writing for the film, as well as about his upcoming book. Enjoy!

Asked if he had fun writing the screenplay for Kick, Chetan answered, “I did enjoy it. It was fun, plus Salman Khan was in it, so it was an honour too. But it doesn’t mean that I will become a screen writer. »

- Bodrul Chaudhury

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Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Chetan Bhagat talk about all things Kick

19 July 2014 12:31 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Bollywood megastar Salman Khan took part in a video conference with the UK press as part of his promotions for his upcoming Eid release Kick. The 48 year old actor was joined by his female co-star Jacqueline Fernandez, as well as author Chetan Bhagat, who co-wrote the screenplay to the film along with director Sajid Nadiadwala. The video conference took place at a hotel in Central London with a video link to Mumbai where cast members took questions from journalists regarding the film. Here are just some of the discussions which took place during the conference.

When asked by one reporter what attracted him to be a part of Kick, Salman replied, “I didn’t read the script. I just read bits and portions of it and knew the film. So it was very easy for me to do the movie because just on the narrative, it sounded like a very interesting and young project. »

- Bodrul Chaudhury

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Salman Khan to thrill fans this Eid in high energy action film Kick

10 July 2014 12:28 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is set to kick-start this Eid season with the forthcoming action romantic-comedy film Kick, releasing on 25th July 2014 through Utv Motion Pictures. Billed as an awesome, roller-coaster ride of action, intrigue, suspense and romance, Salman Khan leads an impressive ensemble cast in this high-octane, action rom-com.

The intriguing story takes as its core premise a man’s desire to live life to the full and get a ‘kick’ out of every opportunity that comes his way. Salman Khan plays the character of Devil, an adrenaline junkie who is addicted to risk, be it in his job or in his personal life. His many misguided and miscreant acts culminate in him becoming a thief and dicing with the law in a dangerous and daring game. What ensues is a cat-and-mouse style chase, as Devil is pursued by lauded police officer Himanshu (Randeep HoodaHighway) as well as »

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Rakul Preet to star with Rajkummar Rao in Shimla Mirchi

28 June 2014 6:05 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Ramesh Sippy, who gave us the iconic film Sholay, is all set to make a comeback in Bollywood with his next venture titled Shimla Mirchi. The legendary director signed Rajkummar Rao as the lead hero and now we hear that he has finalized Rakul Preet of Yaariyan fame to play the female lead. The young actress will be playing the lead opposite Rajkummar for the first time. Shimla Mirchi is said to be a rom-com where a single mother and her daughter fall in love with the same guy. Ramesh Sippy has signed Hema Malini to play the mother. Earlier, we had reported that Rajkummar Rao was very excited about working with such a cult director and hence, he also decided to opt out of the screen adaptation of the Chetan Bhagat's novel 'Revolution 2020'. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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After 39 Years Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy to work together on Shimla Mirchi

25 June 2014 4:12 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Legendary director, Ramesh Sippy is going back to the floor with a cool new film that what we hear is a quirky romance. Titled Shimla Mirchi, the film has a very interesting cast that includes one of his favorite heroines.

Ramesh Sippy’s cult classic Sholay was released 39 years ago in 1975. In that film, he created the character of Basanti with his favourite actress Hema Malini. Now, after almost 4 decades, the duo will be working together once again in Shimla Mirchi.

Ramesh Sippy always chose to make diverse films right through his career with many blockbusters to his name. To begin with the mature love story Andaz, to the comedy Seeta aur Geeta, to an action adventure Sholay, to the slick action Shaan to the family drama with Shakti to the romantic love story Saagar. Like many of his films, this new project will follow the path of titles beginning with S. »

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2 States all set to captivate audiences on Blu-ray™, DVD & Vcd!

25 June 2014 2:49 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Reliance Home Video & Games releases 2 States on Home Video. The film is a screen adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s 2009 bestseller of the same name, which humorously details inter-community love and prejudice in India.

2 States is a Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment & Dharma Productions, presented by Utv Motion Pictures. The film was produced by Sajid Nadiadwala & Karan Johar and directed by Abhishek Varman.

The film brings together some of Indian cinema’s most accomplished and talented actors. The lead stars are Arjun Kapoor & Alia Bhatt supported onscreen by a stellar cast, including, Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh, Revathy and Shiv Kumar Subramaniam. The chartbuster music of the film has been provided by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

Sweta Agnihotri, COO of Reliance Home Video & Games said, “’2 States’ has a strong narrative backed up by excellent performances delivered by the lead pair. This is one of those films that should find place in your collection for its ‘repeat watch’ value. »

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Ramesh Sippys next to feature Hema Malini Rajkummar Rao

24 June 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Director Ramesh Sippy who has given Bollywood some of its biggest hits like Sholay, Seeta Aur Geeta, Saagar and many more will soon be returning back to film direction. Sippy's next directorial venture has been titled Shimla Mirchi and it will star star Hema Malini and Rajkummar Rao. While the actress opposite Rajkummar Rao is yet to be finalized, the film will go on the floor in August and is said to be a sweet, romantic story with its quirky twists. Interestingly, this film will mark Sippy's reunion with Hema Malani after 39 years since Sholay. The film is also said to be the reason behind Rao opting out of Chetan Bhagat's Revolution 2020. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Rajkummar Rao opts out of Revolution 2020

18 June 2014 5:43 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

With Chetan Bhagat's recent hit 2 States entering the 100 crore club, his yet another book 'Revolution 2020' will be adapted into a movie. While Rajkumar Gupta is elated of being associated with Disney India and about directing the film, the film's male lead Rajkummar Rao decided to make an exit.

Rajkummar, who played an important role in Kai Po Che, adaptation of yet another Chetan Bhagat's novel '3 Mistakes Of My Life', has called it quits citing date issues. The actor stated that he could not match the dates as it was clashing with Ramesh Sippy's film. Though disappointed, Siddharth Roy Kapur, MD Disney India revealed that Raj is a talented actor and he will look forward to work with him soon. »

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Kick Trailer Release pictures as it reaches 4 million views on YouTube! *updated

16 June 2014 8:53 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

One of the most awaited films of 2014, Kick, saw its trailer launch with much fanfare, on Sunday at the Mumbai Gaiety Galaxy Cinema. The film director and producer Sajid Nadiawala was present along with the star cast Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, music director Himesh Reshammiya, screenplay writer Chetan Bhagat and many more.

As always, there was interaction with the media and Salman handled them all in his trademark cheeky style. The comfortable rapport between Jacqueline and Salman was clearly visible at the event and this made fans who were present go crazy, seeing this fresh new pairing together.

It was expected that when the Kick trailer released online, social sites would go berserk and this clearly happened yesterday. The trailer has hit 2 million views in just 24 hours on YouTube and has now reached over 4 million and still going. The film also stars Mithun Chakraborty in a special role. »

- Jem Raj

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2 States hits the glorious 100cr mark

17 May 2014 10:41 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The blockbuster movie 2 States continues to create quiet a buzz among the audience weeks after its release. It has now achieved another honour by entering into the prestigious 100cr club. This marks the talented actors Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s first 100cr film & also makes Alia the youngest actor to join the 100cr club.

2 States, which released last month to packed houses, has received rave reviews for its story and brilliant performances. Fans were flocking theatres to catch a glimpse of the handsome Arjun and the beautiful Alia together on the big screen. To keep the fans engaged the social media team for the movie is also giving movie costumes to a selected member of the audience in the coming days. 2 States has successfully managed to create a unique place in the hearts of audiences all over.

A Utv Motion Pictures presentation, and a Sajid Nadiadwala & Karan Johar production, »

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Sajid Nadiadwala talks about 2 States crossing 100 crore

14 May 2014 3:27 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar, 2 States has turned out to be one of the highest grossing films in 2014. The Alia Bhatt-Arjun Kapoor starrer family entertainer has surpassed the 100 Crore mark in the domestic market.

Despite several new releases including Hollywood flick, The Amazing Spider-Man 2,  2 States held its position strong at the box office in its third week and has maintained the pace in the fourth running week. With such terrific response garnered for the love story adapted from Chetan Bhagat’s famed novel of the same name, the filmmakers are extremely happy with the response.

Sajid says, “Firstly Highway had such a tremendous response. The critics and the audience appreciated it. And now with 2 States, I am very emotional right now. I am happy that the entire nation has loved the film.”

Looks like, 2014 is truly the year of Sajid Nadiadwala. The filmmaker is all »

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2 States Loved By All States!

24 April 2014 9:01 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The opening weekend for 2 States has opened to double digits in India and has taken impressive opening at the UK Bo too.

Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar are overwhelmed with response to their first co-production 2 States, starring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor. On Friday the film opened to 12.42 cr, Saturday was steady at 12.13 cr, Sunday was 13.51 cr. The film earned a total of 38.06 crore in India on its first three days.

The film opened at number 11 on the Official Box Office Charts, earning £208,579 from 63 screens.

Karan Johar says, “In my experience, a love story always receives its own share of love from everyone concerned. I can rightfully say this because we, at Dharma Productions, have personally witnessed this.”

“I started my career with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, a love story, then we had Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani in May 2013 and now with 2 States — we have put out a bouquet of »

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2 States wedding track ‘Hulla Re’ out now

23 April 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The brand new wedding song from 2 States titled ‘Hulla Re’ has finally been released for movie lovers. The vibrant song shows Krish and Ananya’s wedding preparations in full swing.

Talented singers Shankar Mahadevan, Siddharth Mahadevan and Rasika have lent their voices to the track. The video gives a glimpse of the pre-wedding traditions as Krish and Ananya prepare to seal their love for eternity. The video features the beautiful bride-to-be Ananya, looking resplendent, and Krish being fussed over by his family. The wedding sequence in the film has been loved by viewers who have seen the movie.

The movie 2 States, following its release on 18th April 2014, has become one of the top 3 grossers of this year with its touching story and ace performances. The film has been much appreciated by the critics and has won the hearts of audiences all over

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Narendra Modi posts selfie with Chetan Bhagat

22 April 2014 5:04 AM, PDT | | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, April 22: Chetan Bhagat's 40th birthday Tuesday couldn't have been made more special - Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi not just wished him via a tweet on his special day, but also posted a selfie with the author on an online microblogging platform.

"Dear Chetan Bhagat, many happy returns of the day! Sharing the selfie you took last evening," Modi posted Tuesday.

Bhagat, author of bestsellers like "Five Point Someone", "The 3 Mistakes Of My Life" and "2 States: The Story Of My Marriage", met the Bjp's prime ministerial candidate Monday.

After meeting him, he tweeted: "Met #namo. You know a leader. »

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Karan to delay '2 States' success bash for Nadiadwala

22 April 2014 1:19 AM, PDT | | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, April 22: "2 States" has minted Rs.44.23 crore in the first four days of its release and the makers are elated. The film's co-producer Karan Johar is ready to throw a success party but not without Sajid Nadiadwala, who is currently busy shooting "Kick" with Salman Khan in Poland.

Nadiadwala has co-produced the Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer.

It was apparently Nadiadwala who first bought the rights to make a film on Chetan Bhagat's bestseller "2 States: The Story Of My Marriage" and Karan had approached Nadiadwala to be his partner in the film.

So, Karan had called Nadiadwala to congratulate him on their partnership as well as to mention that the success party of "2 States" will not happen till he. »

- Shiva Prakash

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Tiger Shroff gives Chetan Bhagat a complex? (Movie Snippets)

21 April 2014 12:08 AM, PDT | | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, April 21: Young actor Tiger Shroff, a fitness freak, has perhaps left author Chetan Bhagat with a complex.

The duo caught up during a gym session recently, and Bhagat took to Twitter to share a photograph from there itself.

He captioned it: "Do Not work out next to this guy, he will only give you a complex! Tiger Shroff."

"Sometimes when I work out next to beefy guys in the gym flexing their muscles, I secretly wish I could show them my mark sheets," added Bhagat, who is getting compliments galore for the movie adaptation of his bestseller "2 States: The Story Of My Marriage".

Tiger, son of Jackie. »

- Leon David

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Chetan Bhagat: Hitting the right notes with Bollywood

20 April 2014 12:49 AM, PDT | | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, April 20: He churns out bestsellers which tempt filmmakers to lend them to big screen adaptations. The success ratio of Hindi movies inspired by Chetan Bhagat's books has so far been high, and with the promising response to "2 States", he seems to be cementing his space in the Bollywood circuit.

"My readers' silent support is my biggest strength. Today you displayed it to the nation. Thank you for the phenomenal opening. '2 States'," Bhagat had posted Friday, the day when "2 States" hit the screens to houseful theatres across India.

The movie is based on his bestseller "2 States: The Story Of My Marriage". »

- Anita Agarwal

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Photo Diary: Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt promote 2 States

19 April 2014 11:37 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

As a special treat, check out Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor on a promotional tour in Bangalore, Kolkata and Indore for 2 States!

Arjun & Alia at Bit College, Bangalore


Arjun Kapoor & Alia Bhatt at a Press Conference in Kolkata


Arjun Kapoor & Alia Bhatt promote 2 States in Indore

Released on Friday, the film is a huge hit with raves from fans, critics and the film fraternity. Be sure to check out our interviews with author Chetan Bhagat, stars Alia and Arjun and then check out our review!

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- Trupti Kantilal

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Opening day bonanza for '2 States' with over Rs.12 crore

19 April 2014 4:43 AM, PDT | | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, April 19: Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer "2 States", which released

Friday, raked in around Rs.12 crore on its opening day in the country. The movie, based on a bestseller by author Chetan Bhagat, is poised to draw in more viewers over the weekend, say industry experts.

According to sources, the first day collection for the entertainer, directed by first-timer Abhishek Varman, is Rs. 12.42 cr net.

Rajesh Thadani of Multimedia Combines, said: "The film is doing very good business at the box office. It has gone beyond expectations. The film has collected close to Rs.12 crore on Friday. It is great. »

- Arun Pandit

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