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Rohan Mehra gets candid about making a debut in Baazaar, his family and more

Rohan Mehra, who is all set to embark upon a new journey by making an acting debut with Baazaar, has been working in the film industry for the last two years. Having assisted eminent film makers like Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Rohan also tried his hand at photography, composed music and did some ghost writing, before he got a photo shoot done and posted pictures on Instagram, when he caught the eye of Kal Ho Naa Ho’s director Nikkhil Advani who surprised Mehra with a phone call. Five years later, Rohan faced the camera for the first time with Nikkhil Advani’s Baazaar, directed by Gauravv Chawla. The film stars nawab Saif Ali Khan along with the talented Radhika Apte.

“It’s exciting working with actors of their stature in my first film as it throws me into the deep-end straightaway. I was nervous but the nerves have cooled down.
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Wanna know who is Moushumi Chatterjee's real life hero?

Wanna know who is the 'hero' of Moushumi Chatterjee's life, the Bengali beauty, who ruled the 70's with hit films like Anuraag, Roti, Kapada Aur Makaan, Benaam, Kachche Dhaage, Angoor etc. Recently she shared screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in her come back vehicle Piku.

Well, frankly speaking for every married woman it is her husband, who is her 'Hero' but for Moushumi Chatterjee it was her father-in-law Hemant Kumar, the famous singer, music director and filmmaker because besides playing the role of a godfather in shaping her career in films both Bengal and Bollywood, he taught her the urbane living style of Mumbai when young Moushumi Chatterjee (who just 15 years) married his son and came to Mumbai.

In an interview Moushumi Chatterjee candidly confessed, "My 'Hero' is none other but my father-in-law, whom, I fondly called 'Baba' (Hemant Kumar)."

She informed, "Actually it was Baba,
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Coffee Tea and Bollywood with Moushumi Chatterjee

The memoirs of Manu, a cinema-loving flight attendant, who over 30 years in the air, encountered some of the biggest, finest and funniest Bollywood stars?

On one of our Bombay-delhi-tokyo flights, way back in the late 1970s, we had the affable and lovable Moushumi Chatterjee flying with us. She was accompanied by her quiet and unassuming husband Babu ( Jayanta Mukherjee ). They were traveling only from Bombay (Oops Mumbai) to Delhi, and for some unknown reason they were in the economy class.

The Affable Moushumi Chatterjee

Moushumi was already very successful and popular, having done a number of Hindi films like Anuraag, Balika Badhu, Us Paar , Zehreela Insaan, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan and many, many more.

A drink for ‘Babu’

Soon after take-off, Moushumi?s husband Babu came to the galley and asked a hostess for a drink–a Bloody Mary. Now, there was a government regulation in force those days, under
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Dont mess with Salman!

A powerful star like Salman Khan is not someone the industry likes to trifle with. A producer, who wanted to chronicle the dark side of the star.s life in his film, found this out the hard way.A month ago, producer Ranjit Sharma announced a film Qaidi No 210, which would show Salman.s days in jail for the chinkara hunting case. Chirag Patil, the son of cricketer Sandeep Patil, was to play Salman.Of course, when Salman heard about this, naturally he made discreet enquiries about the film. And not surprisingly, the film has run into trouble and is unlikely to ever be made because the star enjoys the industry.s goodwill.The lead actor Chirag and director Vicky Ranaut have walked out of the film. We also hear that Ranjit Sharma is untraceable. A source says, .He is in Jodhpur but his phone has been switched off..Chirag admits,
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Legendary Shakti Samanta passes away

Click above for more stills Shakti Samanta, the name that was responsible for giving many Bollywood classics like Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening In Paris etc, is no more amongst us, as he took his last breath in his residence around 6 pm on Thursday. Before joining Bollywood, Shakti was working as a teacher in Dapoli, a small village in Mumbai. In 1948, he took his first step in Bollywood by assisting directors like Gyan Mukherjee, Satish Nigam and Phani Majumdar at the famous Bombay Talkies. After that, there was no looking back for this legendary man. Shakti Samanta has also been the proud recipient of innumerable Filmfare and other awards for his work in films like Aradhana, Anuraag, Amanush etc. Bollywood Hungama whole heartedly prays for this talented filmmaker's soul to rest in eternal peace!
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Legendary Shakti Samanta passes away

Click above for more stills Shakti Samanta, the name that was responsible for giving many Bollywood classics like Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening In Paris etc, is no more amongst us, as he took his last breath in his residence around 6 pm on Thursday. Before joining Bollywood, Shakti was working as a teacher in Dapoli, a small village in Mumbai. In 1948, he took his first step in Bollywood by assisting directors like Gyan Mukherjee, Satish Nigam and Phani Majumdar at the famous Bombay Talkies. After that, there was no looking back for this legendary man. Shakti Samanta has also been the proud recipient of innumerable Filmfare and other awards for his work in films like Aradhana, Anuraag, Amanush etc. Bollywood Hungama whole heartedly prays for this talented filmmaker's soul to rest in eternal peace!
See full article at BollywoodHungama »

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