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Honey Singhs bonanza for Akshay in Shaukeen

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Dildaar and yaaron ka yaar is how Yo Yo Honey Singh likes to describe himself. He proved it with his action recently when he flew back from his current American tour for some very special recordings in the new Akshay Kumar film Shaukeen. Apparently Akshay who has collaborated repeatedly with Yo Yo in the past requested the rapper-performer for one special number in the Abhishek Sharma directed remake of Basu Chatterjee's Shaukeen which pairs Akshay with Lisa Haydon. Yo Yo insisted on doing three songs instead of one. Says Honey Singh, "Main aisa hi hoon. Anything for a friend. And there are two stars in Bollywood for whom I'd do anything. Akshay Paaji and Shah Rukh Bhai are like my brothers. When Akshay Paaji requested me to do one song, I told him, 'Ek kyun, teen le lo.' I feel my tuning with Akshay Paaji is such that »


- Subhash K. Jha

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T-Series launches another Youtube Sensation

23 April 2014 9:56 AM, PDT

Songs form a crucial part of any Hindi film and songs like 'Tum Hi Ho' or 'Chammak Challo' are still a rage in India. UK-based artist and producer Arjun has been named a YouTube sensation after consistently releasing hit remixes and mash ups of Bollywood songs for the past few years. India's leading music company, T-Series, took Arjun on board this year and will release his next single under their banner on April 23. His next release is an English Mix of 'Kabhi Jo Baadal Barse' originally sung by Arijit Singh from the T-Series catalogue and will be released on the T-Series official YouTube channel on April 23. The song teaser was released on April 17, and it has already been making waves, with 300,000 views on YouTube in just four days. This version of 'Kabhi Jo Baadal Barse' is a soft romantic track depicting both the happiness and the pain a person experiences in love. »


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Raja Natwarlals trailer to release with Salmans Kick

23 April 2014 9:31 AM, PDT

After a title change and the first look of the film garnered a lot of attention, Emraan Hashmi starrer Raja Natwarlal is all set to give a glimpse of it during the occasion of Eid. The trailer of Raja Natwarlal is slated to be attached to the Salman - Jacqueline starrer Kick. Planning to cash on the popularity of the stars of the masses, Salman and Emraan, this decision has been taken by the production house Utv to ensure double treat for the fans on the auspicious day of Eid. Emraan Hashmi plays the role of a con-artist who pulls of some intelligent heists in this crime thriller. The film has been shot in varied locations like Mumbai, Dharamshala and Cape Town. Directed by Kunal Deshmukh, Raja Natwarlal also stars Paresh Rawal, Humaima Malik and Kay Kay Menon. »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Sidharth Malhotra is Vikramadityas Bhavesh Joshi

23 April 2014 6:03 AM, PDT

After the critically acclaimed Lootera, Vikramaditya Motwane was thrilled about working with Gen-next star Imran Khan for his upcoming film Bhavesh Joshi. However, the actor who is on a break as his wife is pregnant with their first baby, had to be replaced by Sidharth Malhotra. Recently, Imran expressed his unhappiness over quitting Motwane's film as he had to take a break for taking care of his wife Avantika and his baby. However, now, we hear that Sidharth will be filling in for the lead role. Apparently, Vikramaditya planned to rope in the actor after he was impressed with his performance in Hasee Toh Phasee. Sidharth will be joining the shooting schedule of the film post his New York vacation. »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Sangeeta Bijlani to make comeback with Onirs next

23 April 2014 5:56 AM, PDT

The glamorous actress of the 90s, Sangeeta Bijlani vanished from the world of Bollywood post her marriage to the then popular cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin. The actress, who was recently spotted making public appearances with her ex- boyfriend Salman Khan's family, will now be returning to silver screen with award winning director Onir's next.

Agreeing to the fact that Sangeeta indeed will be making a comeback with his film, Onir said, "She will be playing the role of a fashion patron. Apart from her, there will be four other leads in the film which will include two newcomer male leads, yet another actress and a French actor. The rest of the details are yet to be finalized and I'll be soon flying to Delhi to complete the casting."

Directed and produced by Onir, the film is slated to go on floor in June. »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Monica Dogra Casey Legler play lesbian couple in Relapse

23 April 2014 4:04 AM, PDT

The multi talented Monica Dogra, who debuted with Kiran Rao's Dhobi Ghat is now all set to star in a 12 minute English short film named Relapse. This film will also feature the model Casey Legler, who shot to fame as a male model, despite being born a female. Relapse, which will be directed by Rosie Haiber and produced by Film Independent, talks about a story of two (lesbian) women whose marriage fall apart when Legler's character decides to undergo a sex change operation to become a man! Talking about the film, Monica said she was thrilled to be a part of a film that portrayed the Lgbt community in a realistic manner. She added that she had no inhibitions during a sexually explicit scene which required her to kiss Casey. Relapse will be premiering at the upcoming Los Angeles Film Festival in June. »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Sabbir Khan casts 21 newcomers in Heropanti

23 April 2014 4:02 AM, PDT

The very saying 'When the tiger roars...it pours' is all set to be true in Bollywood... the only difference being that the 'Tiger' in question is none other than Tiger Shroff, who is all set to make his debut with the Sabbir Khan directed Heropanti, with Kriti Sanon playing his lady love.

Besides the lead pair, Sabbir went onto cast 21 new artistes, with an intention that he did not want the lead pair to feel conscious while shooting with the senior artistes. Talking about it he said that since Heropanti required a certain amount of freshness, he cast so many newcomers. He added that after watching the edited version, he was confident that his decision wasn't a mistake.

It's also learnt that Tiger Shroff will be performing in front on a live audience on International Dance Day, which falls on April 29. Besides his performance, he will also pick up »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Sajid Nadiadwala to host grand party to celebrate Highway and 2 States success

23 April 2014 3:50 AM, PDT

Producer Sajid Nadiadwala who is in Warsaw shooting with Salman Khan for his directorial debut Kick is maha-kicked by the opening reports of his new production 2 States. He now plans a very big celebration bash for the twin success this year of his Highway and now 2 States. Speaking from Warsaw Sajid said, "By the grace of God this has so far been a fantastic year for my production house. When we produced Highway, Imtiaz Ali and I planned it as a small experimental quickie while we waited for Ranbir Kapoor's dates later during this year. How were we to know Highway would be such a success?! It is one of my proudest achievements. And now I hear roaring reports of 2 States! So it's a double triumph for Alia Bhatt from our production house." Sajid hopes the streak of luck continues this year for his production house. "We've Tiger Shroff's launch film coming up next. »


- Subhash K. Jha

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Ajay Devgn pushes release of Action Jackson

23 April 2014 3:43 AM, PDT

Prabhu Dheva's Ajay Devgn-Sonakshi Sinha starrer has been postponed to an undecided date. According to sources, it may even be released early next year.

Prabhu who has almost completed the shooting says there is no hurry to release the film. "We were supposed to come in June with Akshay Kumar's film Holiday. Then we decided against pitching our film with another biggie. Now we're releasing after Singham 2 which is coming in August."

When asked about the date Prabhu says, "We haven't decided yet. We are in no hurry to release. I've completed 80 percent of the shooting. I am now working on the post-production and I am also finishing the script for my next film with Akshay Kumar in the lead."

Apparently, Ajay has asked the producers to space out the release date between Singham 2 and Action Jackson, both being action-dominated films.

Says a source, "Ajay has never »


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Ayushmann becomes father to baby girl

22 April 2014 6:59 AM, PDT

Being one of the youngest fathers in B-town, Ayushmann Khuranna turned second time lucky and this time, it's a baby girl for the actor.

His wife delivered the little angel on Monday and Ayushmann is too excited about becoming a father once again. The thrilled actor stated that his bundle of joy will now teach him to be more compassionate. While Ayushmann is juggling between the shoot schedules of three major films with big banners like Yrf and Ja Entertainment, the actor maintained that his kids will be staying back with his wife and her parents at Chandigarh as this would prove more feasible. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Deepika Padukone to endorse Axis Banks home loans

22 April 2014 6:54 AM, PDT

Deepika Padukone is someone who had success written all over her career the whole of last year. With the kind of films that she has got in her kitty, one is pretty sure that the history will repeat itself this year as well. Besides the films, it's also the multitude of brand endorsements that will be keeping this pretty lady busy this year. According to Bollywood Hungama's reliable sources, Deepika Padukone is now all set to be the brand ambassador of Axis Bank's home loans. The official announcement of the same is awaited. »


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Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra tie the knot

22 April 2014 4:11 AM, PDT

Over the years, a lot has been said and seen about the rumoured couple, actress Rani Mukherji and filmmaker Aditya Chopra. Though neither side ever confirmed the relationship, insiders and industry circles have always been abuzz. Now after years of keeping the relationship under wraps, the couple has finally tied the knot. In an official statement, Rafiq Gangjee, Vice President of Marketing & Communications at Yrf said, "We are happy to announce that Mr. Aditya Chopra and Ms. Rani Mukerji got married last night on April 21, in Italy. The wedding was a very small intimate affair with very close family and friends. We wish the couple a very happy married life." Commenting on her joyous day Rani added, "I would like to share the happiest day of my life with all my fans all over the world whose love and blessings have been part of my journey all these years. I »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Nitesh Tiwari basking in the glory of Bhoothnath Returns

22 April 2014 3:44 AM, PDT

Nitesh Tiwari who co-directed Chillar Party with Vikas Bahl has just delivered his first success as an independent director. And the shy filmmaker is in a jubilant mood, "We were working on a concept that wasn't time-tested. We could've lost the audience. But they've accepted the film so warmly. It feels good." Bhoothnath Returns, currently showing to packed houses not only has a very talented child actor Parth Bhalerao at the helm, the child is acknowledged as the hero of the show by none other than his formidable co-star Amitabh Bachchan himself! Tiwari who earlier worked with a bevy of child actors in Chillar Party feels connecting with children without patronizing them is of utmost importance. "It would've been suicidal to bring Parth into the project unless I was sure about him. God forbid if after shooting I realized he wasn't right for the role. It would've been impossible to replace him. »


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Nargis Fakhri on her Hollywood project

22 April 2014 3:25 AM, PDT

The very beautiful Nargis Fakhri has returned from the Us after shooting her first international film. The film entitled Spy directed by Paul Feig will feature Nargis in her first action role. Apparently Nargis kicked some serious ass in Los Angeles. Speaking about her role and the film Nargis bluntly lets out, "I don't know why some sections of the Indian media have written that I've shot with Jude Law. Because I haven't! He is in the film but I haven't shot with him yet. There are also Jason Statham and Melissa MacCarthy in Spy with me. I can't reveal what I am playing until the producers make their announcement. But I can tell you they're planning a global campaign with actors from various parts of the world. I'd be representing this part of the world." Nargis loved working with Paul Feig. "He's directed Bridesmaid and Heat. He was amazing to work with. »


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Narendra Modi to watch Rajinikanths film

22 April 2014 3:21 AM, PDT

Though the meeting earlier this week betweenTamil Nadu'sNo.1 entertainment icon Rajinikanth and Narendra Modi, the man who is expected to be the prime minister by many of his admirers, was described as completely apolitical, there'smore of that social bonding between the two coming up. One learns from sources close to Rajinikanth's new film Kochadaiyaan that a special screening of the film would be held for Mr. Modi. Says the source, "Not many people know this. But Narendra Modiji loves masala movies, though he doesn't get to see many. But Rajinikanth is his favourite and he apparently expresseda wish to see Kochadaiyaan. Rajni Sir immediately asked his team to get into action." Apparently, the show would be held in Ahmedabad at Mr Modi's convenience. While Rajinikanth won't be attending personally his daughter Soundarya who has directed Kochadaiyaan is expected to attend Mr Modi's screening in Gujarat. In the meanwhile, plans for »

- Subhash K. Jha

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Eros International signs Marathi filmmaker Ravi Jadhav

21 April 2014 9:51 AM, PDT

Eros International has announced its plans to join hands with the highly acclaimed Marathi filmmaker Ravi Jadhav to mark the celebrated director's foray into Hindi cinema. Ravi Jadhav's impressive filmography consists of some of the biggest hits of Marathi cinema like Balak Palak, Timepass, Natrang and Balgandharva. His films have won 5 National Awards till date and his most recent work Timepass is the highest grossing Marathi film of all time. Commenting on the association, Krishika Lulla, Producer, Eros International said, "Ravi has proven to be a director to reckon with in Marathi cinema and together we hope to recreate the same magic with his debut in Hindi films too." Ravi Jadhav added, "I always wanted my first Hindi film to be big and by collaborating with a studio like Eros International, I'm sure now it will be huge." Details of the production will be announced soon. »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Nawazuddin to play homosexual in Hansal Mehtas next

21 April 2014 9:46 AM, PDT

After winning the National Award for exploring the gruesome face of the law in his last film Shahid based on the real life story of a social activist, Hansal Mehta now plans to raise his voice for homosexuals. We have also learnt that Nawazuddin has been approached to play the lead role in the film. This human drama is a love story involving gay couples and its impact on the society. While one of the leads is said to be Nawaz, the details of the rest of the cast is yet to be announced. Hansal Mehta is currently busy with the film Citylights which is about a man who migrates with his family to Mumbai in search of his dreams. »


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John Travolta to attend 15th Iifa

21 April 2014 8:35 AM, PDT

America is all set to witness the unique convergence of Hollywood and Indian Cinema, as Iifa (International Indian Film Academy) rolls out its Green Carpet in Tampa Bay this year. And this time around, award winning Hollywood actor John Travolta is set to make an appearance at the 15th Iifa Awards later this month. The multitalented star, who has been nominated for the Academy Award twice and has won 2 Golden Globes among 7 nominations, will receive a special honour at the Awards ceremony for being the Most Popular All time International star in India. Travolta will grace the extravaganza extending his support and appreciation of the Indian Film Industry and its spectacular influence world over The third day of this star studded ceremony will have the Movies and Technical Awards held at The MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. It will be a night of music, dance and awards, with performances from Kareena Kapoor Khan, »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Chitrangda Singh ends her marriage

21 April 2014 7:11 AM, PDT

Chitrangda Singh, who has always been called as a 'thinking man's actress' has been in the news for the wrong reasons lately. Readers may recall that despite the strong rumors about her divorcing with her husband Jyotinder Singh Randhawa, she had always denied the news. A leading newspaper, yesterday, not just spilled the beans about the divorce, but also confirmed the same by publishing the legal papers of the much concealed divorce. The said news reports also established that the couple got divorced on November 11 last year. »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Salman takes lecture at Subhash Ghais film school

21 April 2014 4:49 AM, PDT

We have seen superstar Salman Khan playing many roles in Bollywood so far. This time round, he played the role of a real life lecturer at the showman Subhash Ghai's film school Whistling Woods. Talking about the same, Ghai said he (Salman) not only took a couple of acting classes, but also spoke about the difference between an actor and a star. He added that, apart from chatting with the students, Salman even went to the gym and worked out with them for a while. »


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