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Kangna Ranaut starrer Rani Laxmibai to be an international co-production

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While everyone got talking about Simran after Kangna Ranaut wrapped up Rangoon, yet another woman oriented film that the actress is a part of, is the historical drama Rani Laxmibai. This Rani of Jhansi is known for her courage and is considered as one of the most inspiring queens of that era. Now we hear that the film will get an international twist.

Revealing details of the same was filmmaker Ketan Mehta, who mentioned that the film will have an international cast and crew. The film will be shot in varied locations like Jhansi, Varanasi and Gwalior among others. Kangna Ranaut, on the other hand will undergo workshops for several things like hand to hand combats, how to ride in a sari with a baby tied to her back, fighting with two swords etc. The actress is also looking forward to build an emotional bond with the horse which will »


- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Dishoom to be submitted in encrypted format to Cbfc to avoid piracy

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Every filmmaker is trying to tackle the piracy menace and after multiple film leaks in the past fe weeks. Now the makers of Dishoom want to ensure that their forthcoming film doesn't become yet another victim of online leak. Hence, we hear that this film has now become the first one to be submitted to the Central Board of Film Certification in an encrypted format. The past few incidents of film piracy which included the leak of Udta Punjab and Great Grand Masti were said to be copies that were submitted to the Cbfc for certification. While filmmakers are striving hard to take precautions and prevent any such incidents further, the board has decided to certify films only if they are submitted in the Dcp-kdm format. Talking about his film, producer Sajid Nadiadwala expressed his gratitude towards Cbfc chief Pahlaj Nihalani for this initiative and even asserted that he will »


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Aditya Roy Kapur to make his singing debut on stage

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Aditya Roy Kapur may have last been seen in the film Fitoor. Though the film turned copper at the box office, Aditya we hear has decided to move on to something new. In fact Aditya will soon be making his singing debut, but it won't be in a film. Apparently, Aditya Roy Kapur will be performing on stage in the Us as part of Karan Johar's Dream Team Tour 2016. The tour which will be hosted across different states in the Us will also feature other Bollywood personalities like Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Katrina Kaif, and Parineeti Chopra, who will be seen dancing on popular Bollywood numbers. Further we hear that with his impending debut on stage looming in the near future, Aditya has already hired a professional to help him with his singing. »


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Amaal Mallik replaces Sachin-Jigar in Hansal Mehtas Simran

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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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Salman Khan acquitted by Rajasthan High Court in poaching case

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Salman Khan has been in the news often for the court cases that are running against him. But now we hear that the Rajasthan High Court has acquitted the actor in connection with two poaching cases that were registered against him. With this verdict, the Rajasthan High Court over-turned an earlier verdict that sentenced Salman to five years in jail. For the uninitiated, Salman Khan had been accused of shooting endangered and protected antelopes in two separate incidents in 1998, while filming a movie in the desert state. Acquitting the actor in the case, the High Court stated there was no evidence to prove that the animals that were found dead were shot by Salman Khan's licensed gun. Post this acquittal, while the state government still has the ability to decide whether to appeal to the Supreme Court to over-rule the High Court's decision, a third case about Khan's alleged »


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Emraan Hashmi meets ailing fan showers him with gifts

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Emraan Hashmi who encompassed his personal experiences and turned an author has been working for the treatment of cancer patients for the past couple of years. The actor recently also met up with a fan who is suffering from cancer at a suburban hospital in Mumbai. Readers may be aware that Emraan Hashmi's four year old son Ayaan is a cancer survivor and the actor has been striving hard to create awareness, make documentary and contribute as much as he can for the welfare of cancer patients. When the teenager expressed his desire to meet the star, the hospital staff contacted Emraan's team. From what we hear the actor interacted with his teenage fan for over half an hour and even showered him with presents and a box of chocolates. In fact it is also being said that he promised the entire family of his fan about taking them »


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Naseeruddin Shah apologizes after calling Rajesh Khanna a poor actor

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Last week, the veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, in an interview, went on to 'blame' the (late) Rajesh Khanna for infusing mediocrity into Bollywood during the seventies era. Naseeruddin Shah also added that, in his opinion, the (late) Rajesh Khanna was a very limited and poor actor and that he wasn't the most alert person whom he had ever met.

Needless to say, Naseeruddin's opinion on the (late) Rajesh Khanna did not go well with many in Bollywood. One such person was the (late) Rajesh Khanna's daughter Twinkle Khanna, who is best known for her 'in your face' nature. Wasting no time, Twinkle Khanna, took to Twitter and tweeted, "Sir if u can't respect the living, respect the dead-mediocrity is attacking a man who can't respond @NaseerudinShah". Celebrated filmmaker Karan Johar supported Twinkle Khanna by stating "I agree with you @mrsfunnybones...due respect to seniority but this was in exceptionally »


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Rs 550 crores for Hrithik Rs 1000 crores for Salman are grossly exaggerated figures say sources from Star

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Who is spreading these staggeringly fattened figures as fee for Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan for the satellite rights of their forthcoming films? While Hrithik has supposedly been paid Rs. 550 crores for a 5 -film deal, Salman Khan has reportedly snagged a whopping Rs. 1,000 crores deal for 10 films. Both the incredible deals are said to have been done with the Star Network. However sources close to the development completely dismiss these figures as "wildly exaggerated". Says a well-informed source, "We don't know who is leaking out these false numbers. They are unrealistic to the point of being preposterous. The stars themselves are certainly not responsible for spreading these unbelievable numbers, as such inflated figures makes them look delusional. These are figures being sneaked in by people who are certain they can get away with it. But anyone with even a basic knowledge of the financial reality of the entertainment world would »


- Subhash K. Jha

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Shah Rukh Khan questioned about his offshore investments by It department

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With a handful of celebrities coming under the scanner for their foreign investments, yet another actor who has now joined the list is Shah Rukh Khan. The Income Tax department has apparently sent a notice to the superstar, asking him to reveal details of his international investments. Owing to the recent controversy over the Bvi (British Virgin Islands) scam, better known as the Panama Papers scam, the investments made by Bollywood celebrities on foreign shores are being scrutinized. Shah Rukh Khan has been asked to provide details of his investments in places like Bermuda, Bvi and Dubai. However, if the tax government has any details or evidence that indicates towards Khan's undisclosed wealth is yet to be known. While it is being said that several other industrialists along with the superstar have received these notices, we also hear that this may be an intentional move asking the rich to specify »


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