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Ayushmann Khurranas brother to make debut in Dangal

4 July 2015 10:51 AM, PDT

Ayushmann Khurrana made his debut back in 2012 with Vicky Donor. Now after three years, we hear that the actor's younger brother Aparshakti Khurrana, is gearing up to make his debut in Bollywood. In fact Aparshakti who is a known Radio Jockey and theatre actor has been roped in to feature in Aamir Khan's Dangal. Though earlier reports suggested that Aparshakti would be making his debut with Neeraj Pandey's Saat Uchakkey, he has now been cast for Nitesh Tiwari's much-talked about project Dangal, thanks to his voice. Though there is no official confirmation about the same, it is learnt that Aamir was looking for someone with a resonating voice with good screen presence, which he found in Aparshakti. As for the film itself, Dangal, which is a biopic based on the famous wrestler Mahavir Phogat, will see Aamir playing the wrestler's role, however the lead actress of the film is yet to be cast. »


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Hrithik Roshan to feature in Honey Singhs next single as an ode to Gulshan Kumar

4 July 2015 5:15 AM, PDT

Bhushan Kumar who is keen on bringing back the phenomenon of Indie music is glad to announce his next which is most close to his heart. We are talking about his next single by Yo Yo Honey Singh which is the singer-composer's tribute to Bhushan Kumar's father Shri Gulshan Kumar. Honey Singh who has huge respect for Shri Gulshan Kumar has recreated his memorable cult song 'Dheere Dheere Se' from Aashiqui and revised the lyrics for the new track. A love song by one of the country's most popular artist definitely needs a face who has stolen the audiences' hearts and that's when instantly Bhushan finalized on the Greek God of Hindi film industry Hrithik Roshan. Bhushan Kumar is grateful that both these two superstars Hrithik Roshan and Yo Yo Honey Singh did this and that too, without charging a single penny. Bhushan Kumar is enthusiastic about recreating his »


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Political wings voice grievance over Salman Khans Bajrangi Bhaijaan

4 July 2015 4:24 AM, PDT

Films and filmmakers have always been at the receiving end when it comes to protests and rallies stemming from some unconventional movie titled or stories. The latest to be mired in a similar rut is the much talked about and highly anticipated Salman Khan film, Bajrangi Bhaijaan. In fact we hear that a group of right-wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad (Vhp) and Bajrang Dal protested against Salman Khan's upcoming Eid release. Raising slogans, the group demanded that the Salman Khan film's title be changed as it hurts Hindu sentiments. If that wasn't enough, the groups have also threatened to launch a massive protest and stop the screening of the film unless the movie's title is changed. Interestingly, while the makers of the film hosted an event yesterday evening releasing yet another track from the movie, the protests by the political groups comes after a Pil had been filed by a »


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Hungama introduces the movie based app Hungama Play

4 July 2015 3:20 AM, PDT

Today in a world where cinema has grown exponentially, the need for an app to view your favourite films on the go has been increasing. Catering to this exact need we introduce Hungama Play, the movie app with the largest catalogue of movie titles, covering the biggest banners in Hollywood, Bollywood and the very best of Indian regional cinema. Watch them in both HD and Sd video quality, anytime, anywhere. Simply download the app, set up a new account or login with your existing Hungama, Facebook, Twitter or your Gmail ID and start enjoying some of the biggest blockbusters in Hindi, English and regional languages cutting across genres like drama, action, romance, thriller, comedy and horror. The regional titles cover the choicest collection of Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Bengali and Punjabi films. The Hindi movie collection boasts of an exhaustive range of super-hits like Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, »


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Why All Is Well is a crucial film for Asin

4 July 2015 3:08 AM, PDT

After a spectacular start with Aamir Khan in Ghajini, Asin seems to have disappeared from world-view. What happened to this promising sprightly South Indian beauty who was so much in demand after her debut in the year 2008 when she swept all the awards right from under the nose of the other debutante of the year Anushka Sharma? In fact Anushka had expressed her disappointment at being so completely usurped at the awards by Asin. Today the two actresses are in reversed positions with Asin facing extinction from Bollywood while Anushka has raced to the top. According to a major producer, "It's all karma catching up with her. Asin had it all, the looks and the talent. She squandered it all with her high-handed attitude. She rejected plum assignments with the biggest of the production houses to do big-budgeted films with top heroes. Those films did nothing to her career. When »


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Hema Malinis accident upsets Dharmendra

4 July 2015 3:08 AM, PDT

On the night before Hema Malini's car met with an accident as she was travelling from Mathura to Jaipur, the Dream Girl, Hema Malini's husband Dharmendra was at a special screening of his comedy Second Hand Husband which opened this week. The comedy turned into a tragedy as news reached the venue of the show of Hema's accident. A visibly upset Dharmendra left the show immediately. Speaking the next morning Dharamji as emotional as ever said, "I was supposed to leave for Jaipur this morning to be by her side. But she told me there is no need. She is all right now. Recovering from the injuries. Luckily it was not serious." Dharamji is shocked by the way a section of the media has flashed pictures of Hemaji's injury. "I feel a little bit of sensitivity in the media can go a long way. It is not in »


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Jacqueline Fernandez to auction a few of her movie outfits for charity

3 July 2015 10:24 AM, PDT

Jacqueline Fernandez has previously been very open about her support for animals and has worked a lot towards such causes. Now, the actress decided to do her bit for charity and has in fact, decided to auction the outfits that she has worn in Bollywood films. Jacqueline Fernandez has decided to auction her attires on an online portal and the details of the same will be posted on her social media account. Sources reveal that some of her iconic outfits will be auctioned and the money collected, thereafter, will go towards a charitable cause. Some of these outfits include the one she sported in the song 'Party On My Mind' from Race 2 and 'Hangover' from Kick among others. »


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Akshay Kumar and Taapsee Pannu to feature together again

3 July 2015 9:16 AM, PDT

Earlier this year the action thriller Baby made waves at the box office. Now we hear that the pair of Akshay Kumar and Tapsee Pannu from the film is all set to return. However this time they won't be seen together on the big screen but instead will be seen in the next advertisement of a motoring major.

While the dates for the shoot are yet to be decided, we hear that the shooting of the same will commence by the end of this month. As for Taapsee, who was recently signed on by the brand, she will be seen in a couple of adverts alongside Akshay and not just a one of feature. »


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Hansal Mehta to direct and co-produce Sanjay Gandhi biopic

3 July 2015 8:50 AM, PDT

Hailing from the family of India's most influential politicians, the Gandhis, Sanjay Gandhi's life story was covered in a nutshell in the book 'The Sanjay Story', written by journalist Vinod Mehta. Now bringing the life of Sanjay Gandhi on the silver screen is Hansal Mehta. The filmmaker, who is keen on making films based on real life incidents and personalities, has made Shahid (based on human rights activist and lawyer Shahid Azmi) and is also working on Aligarh and Simran, which are too based on true stories. Now, we hear that Hansal Mehta will be directing and co-producing the biopic on Sanjay Gandhi. Which actor will play the title role of Sanjay Gandhi however is yet unknown. »


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Nargis Fakhri to endorse Vaseline

3 July 2015 7:10 AM, PDT

Nargis Fakhri, who made her debut with Rockstar in Bollywood, is a rockstar in real life as well! She has been in the news of late because of her Hollywood debut in Spy as well as her being signed up for the much coveted role of Sangeeta Bijlani in the cricketer Azharuddin's biopic Azhar. As per Bollywood Hungama's reliable sources, Nargis Fakhri is now all set to be the brand ambassador of the skincare major Vaseline. The official announcement of the same is being awaited. »


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Sanjay Leela Bhansali to launch Vinod Khannas son Sakshi Khanna

3 July 2015 5:24 AM, PDT

Veteran superstar Vinod Khanna, who will soon be seen in Dilwale, has been training his third son Sakshi, for his dream debut. While Rahul Khanna is content with his own indie space, Akshaye Khanna too has received his fair bit of fame with films like Border, Dil Chahta Hai and Hulchul. Now, it is his third son Sakshi Khanna who will be backed by one of the most prominent producers of Bollywood, Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Sanjay Leela Bhansali will be producing Sakshi Khanna's debut film which will be a romantic musical. The director-producer had met this young boy three years ago and when he decided to go ahead with the script, Sanjay decided to cast Sakshi as the lead. Moreover, Sanjay was also all praises for Sakshi and stated that not only is he passionate about acting but he is also very identical to his father (Vinod Khanna) in many ways. »


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Unicef ambassador Priyanka Chopra promotes Anaemia Prevention

3 July 2015 4:46 AM, PDT

Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, Priyanka Chopra, recently interacted with a group of adolescent in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, and discussed important issues affecting their lives including nutrition and, particularly, ways to prevent anaemia. "Anaemia is a big problem that young girls and boys are facing across the country but it is one that has a simple, workable solution. Iron Folic Acid (Ifa) tablets once a week and de-worming tablets every six months. It really is that simple." stated Priyanka Chopra after showing her appreciation for being able to spend quality time with the group of adolescents in the City of Lakes. "A major symptom of Anaemia is fatigue, which not only impacts the physical but also mental potential of young people across the country. The Ifa tablets are a simple solution and one that is available across the country due to the consistent efforts of the Government of India and Unicef. We »


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Esha Gupta to sponsor her domestic helps daughters education

3 July 2015 4:39 AM, PDT

Many actresses, from the big A-listers to the Gen Y stars, have been working towards social causes that they believe in. Esha Gupta, who made her debut in Bollywood with Jannat 2, too has decided to make a difference in her own way. The actress has now taken the onus of educating a young girl, daughter of her house maid after she got to know about their financial problems.

A source informed, "When Esha got to know about the problem, she immediately decided to lend a helping hand to the maid, since she couldn't afford her daughter's education. She will financially support the child and has taken the responsibility of her education."

The actress has been working towards children education and child rights for a long time. Commenting on the same, Esha added, "I feel every child needs proper education. Educating a girl child means educating the family." »


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Scoop Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra to go public on his Birthday

3 July 2015 4:37 AM, PDT

July 3, as cricketer Harbhajan Singh turns 35 he will go public with his long-standing relationship with his girlfriend actress Geeta Basra in a very unusual way. In Smeep Kang's Second Hand Husband where Geeta Basra plays one of the leads Harbhajan Singh makes a surprise guest appearance at the end as the man she chooses to marry. Sources close to the couple say this is their way of going public with their relationship. "So far, both Bhajji and Geeta have firmly denied any marriage plans. But the entire cricket fraternity calls Geeta 'Bhabhiji'. Their marriage is definitely happening sometime soon," says a source. The film's director Smeep Kang says he didn't have to convince Harbhajan too hard to do the part. "Bhajji is a friend. When I needed him to do a guest appearance in one of my Punjabi films Bhaji In Problem he happily agreed. Again in my first »


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Hema Malini injured in a road accident

2 July 2015 4:34 PM, PDT

Veteran actress and renowned politician Hema Malini who recently turned grandmother was in a serious accident in Dausa, Rajasthan. From what we hear, the actress was travelling in a Mercedes which collided with an alto. A one year old kid travelling in the alto died while the other passengers too are said to be in a rather serious condition. According to unconfirmed sources, Hema Malini too has suffered several head injuries. She has apparently been taken to Fortis Hospital in Rajasthan. Watch this space for more developments. »


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PMs Swachh Bharat pet project now to be a major motion picture

2 July 2015 8:41 AM, PDT

Rated as one of the finest young directors of the country, Neeraj Pandey (A Wednesday, Special 26 and Baby) is now backing yet another piece of path-breaking content - a fun love story inspired by true events that is set in the backdrop of the menace of open defecation in our country. Neeraj's company, Friday Filmworks, is teaming up with Vikram Malhotra's Abundantia Entertainment to jointly produce this innovative film. Vikram has been associated with superhit, progressive content in the past with films like Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, Special 26, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Omg, Queen and the recently released, Baby.

The title of the film brings an instant smile to your face and when you realize its perspective, the curiosity only gets higher! The backdrop of the film is a love story that is intermingled with the life and travails of millions of Indian women who are forced to defecate in the open, »


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Huma Qureshi to endorse Blue Heaven cosmetics

2 July 2015 6:06 AM, PDT

The firebrand actress Huma Qureshi, who made a sensational debut in Bollywood with the cult film Gangs of Wasseypur, has climbed the ladder of success in a very short time. Call it her her dedication and hard work or her energetic vibe, she has become one of the sought after names in Bollywood. Speaking of brand endorsements, according to Bollywood Hungama's reliable sources, Huma Qureshi is now all set to be the brand ambassador of 'Blue Heaven' cosmetics. The official announcement of the same is awaited. »


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Vidya Balan to represent the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

2 July 2015 5:53 AM, PDT

There are some actors who do not define a role, they completely redefine it. Vidya Balan has been doing it with amazing consistency. She has stamped her authority and has been immortalized forever in the characters she has portrayed. Whether it was her poignant role in Kahaani or the desperate hunger for success as Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture, Vidya has always stood for what she believes in trespassing society norms. 2015 being a significant year for her as she completes a decade in the industry, Vidya will continue to engage herself in encouraging Indian cinema on a global platform. For the fourth year in a row Vidya Balan will be seen as the face of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne that commenced in the year 2012. The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne that celebrates Indian cinema internationally will kick start from 14th to 27th August 2015 in Melbourne. This year, »


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Shooting for Ranveer Singh - Deepika Padukone starrer Bajirao Mastani on a war footing

2 July 2015 5:48 AM, PDT

The shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical epic Bajirao Mastani is going on, on a war footing.

All perception in the market that the ambitious epic won't be able to make its release deadline of December 18 is being emphatically eradicated. Says a source close to the project, "Sanjay Bhansali encountered some amount of a setback when Ranveer Singh injured his shoulder and was out of action for a month. We admit there was a slight doubt as to whether we can make it on time despite Ranveer's injury. But now all doubts have been put to rest, as Sanjay Bhansali sat down with the film's producers Eros International."

Schedules have now been reworked to ensure shooting goes smoothly to the release date. "There are some very tough war scenes to be shot ahead. Sanjay Bhansali wants to give as much time for Ranveer's shoulder to heal as possible before shooting them, »


- Subhash K. Jha

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali organizes Iftaar party on the sets of Bajirao Mastani

2 July 2015 5:41 AM, PDT

Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is known for his larger than life movies, recently organized an Iftaar party for his cast and crew earlier this week. The said party, which was organized on the sets of his period film Bajirao Mastani, was a part of the ongoing holy month of Ramzan. News reports state that since Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his team (which also included the legendary Kathak dancer Pt. Birju Maharaj) is working nonstop (including late nights) in order to finish film's shooting, Bhansali went onto treat his team with some mouthwatering food, which included kebabs and biryani amongst the other dishes. While Bajirao Mastani stars Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles, it is being readied for a December 18, 2015 release. »


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