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John Abraham to co-produce Force 2

27 June 2015 7:13 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

After Vicky Donor, Madras Cafe and Rocky Handsome, John Abraham is ready to back in production. The actor who will be next seen in the much awaited “Welcome Back” has decided to co-produce his upcoming movie where he is also playing the leading role.

We heard that John will co-produce the sequel of 2011 successful action movie ‘Force’ under his Ja Entertainment banner along with Vipul Shah’s Hari Om Entertainment.

While the original was a remake of Tamil filmmaker Gautham Menon’s Kaakha Kaakha, Force 2 would be original script. Ace director Abhinay Deo, who directed the edge-of-the-seat thriller television series 24, will be directing the film that will also star Vidyut Jammwal in the lead role. The film will go on floors in August this year.

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Ridhima Sud: Super thrilled to be working with John Abraham & Shoojit Sircar

23 June 2015 9:23 PM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

Ridhima Sud, who played an important role in Zoya Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do, is now gearing up to work with John Abraham and Shoojit Sarkar. She's signed a 3-film deal with their production house.

Not revealing too much about the films, the actress said, "They'll announce it when they are ready. I am super thrilled to be working with them. Vicky Donor was such a game changer."

We agree, Ridhima. Here's hoping your next films will also be game changers like Vicky Donor. »

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Ridhima in demand

14 June 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Ridhima Sud, with her bangs and soulful eyes, is getting appreciation and applause from the global film fraternity for her sparkling debut as Noorie Sood in Zoya’s Dil Dhadakne Do.

The Delhi girl who has a double-major in Political Science and Economics from New York University feels very lucky to have  landed up in this big Bollywood movie with a cast of stalwarts and working for her favourite director.

“I come from a conservative Punjabi family who couldn’t believe a girl from their clan had an acting plan. My father is a businessman. But my mother’s family including my mother, is filled with academicians. Interest in acting is the last thing they expected from me,” says Ridhima who took off  to NY for a degree before arriving in Bollywood.

Ridhima landed the role of Noorie, the gorgeous daughter of a rich industrialist on board a luxury ship, »

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Find out what made Senior Bachchan excited like a child

8 June 2015 1:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Amitabh Bachchan is quite a child at heart! For his film ‘Piku’, Senior Bachchan was required to ride a cycle. While many actors his age might not even entertain the idea, Big B was absolutely excited at the prospect. In fact, he even conducted a thorough research on Kolkata and chalked down a list of areas he would like to cycle in.

Watch what director Shoojit Sircar has to say about Ab’s enthusiasm:

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Piku’ is a family comedy drama that revolves around a quirky father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone with Irrfan Khan top lining the cast, in a pivotal author backed role. ‘Piku’ also marks coming together of Shoojit Sircar, Ronnie Lahiri and Juhi Chaturvedi, the team behind Vicky Donor. Produced by Msm Motion Pictures (a division of Sony Entertainment Network), in association with Saraswati Entertainment Creations Limited and Rising Sun Films, »

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Amitabh Bachchan speaks about Piku’s Success

7 June 2015 1:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’ has been a phenomenal success worldwide. While many may argue that it is the brilliant story and ace performances that have ensured success to the film, Mr. Bachchan feels otherwise. In this video he credits all the success to fans.

Watch the video of part 1 of #BabaSpeaks:

We know you were waiting for your questions to be answered by Amitabh Bachchan aka Baba…Here’s part 1 of the Exclusive video as he answers some of them after the success of Piku.

Posted by Piku on Saturday, May 30, 2015

Piku’ is a family comedy drama that revolves around a quirky father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone with Irrfan Khan top lining the cast, in a pivotal author backed role. ‘Piku’ also marks coming together of Shoojit Sircar, Ronnie Lahiri and Juhi Chaturvedi, the team behind Vicky Donor. Produced by Msm Motion Pictures (a division of »

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Deepika’s parents react to her performance in Piku

6 June 2015 1:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The industry and fans alike have been raving about Deepika’s performance in Piku. Being a family comedy drama that everyone can connect to, Deepika shares some personal information about her parents reaction to the film and her performance.

Watch the video of part 1 of #PikuSpeaks:

We gave you a chance to ask the questions you wanted to Deepika Padukone aka Piku…You were waiting for the answers… Here’s part 1 of the Exclusive video

Posted by Piku on Sunday, May 31, 2015

Piku is a family comedy drama that revolves around a quirky father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone with Irrfan Khan top lining the cast, in a pivotal author backed role. Piku also marks coming together of Shoojit Sircar, Ronnie Lahiri and Juhi Chaturvedi, the team behind Vicky Donor. Produced by Msm Motion Pictures (a division of Sony Entertainment Network), in association with Saraswati Entertainment Creations Limited and Rising Sun Films, »

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Piku’s Baba teases her on her writing technique

30 May 2015 3:07 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The cast of Piku gets along very well that they’ve become a family by now. With Deepika calling Amitabh Bachchan ‘Baba’ and with the entire cast having their share of inside jokes, they are definitely a happy bunch. And recently we hear that Amitabh Bachchan, acting like a typical father, pointed out specific things about the way she writes!

During the shoot of the film, there was a scene wherein Piku was required to fill out details while checking into a guest house. And while she stood filling out the register, her Baba walked up to her and openly teased her about the way she wrote. Sr. Bachchan even went on to demonstrate and explain to her the correct way of writing. Now isn’t this something all of us have heard in our houses too?

Piku is a family comedy drama that revolves around a quirky father-daughter relationship »

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Ranbir's Bombay Velvet is good to dull, 40 crore for Big B's Piku!

15 May 2015 9:37 PM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

Anurag Kashyap's lavishly mounted authentic vintage project, the Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar starrer, Bombay Velvet, started on a good to decent note. While the high end multiplexes of metros started at around 40-45 percent, many of the big city cinemas were lower at 25 percent. What is heartening to note is that there was a pronounced pick up during the latter shows. Having said that, Bombay Velvet is an expensive project (80 crore as per Anurag Kashyap), the film will have to sustain for a couple of weeks to succeed.

Meanwhile last week's, Amitabh, Irrfan and Deepika starrer Piku, saw a rock steady first week netting in excess of 40 crore from India. Given that the Shoojit Sircar directed film has had a good eighth day, both in India and the overseas, Piku is on way to be sure shot hit, and another success for the maverick director after Vicky Donor and Madras CAFÉ. »

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Is Piku's sequel on the cards?

11 May 2015 6:48 AM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan starrer Piku, which released last Friday, has opened to mostly positive reviews.

Ask the director Shoojit Sircar if any sequel is on the cards and he says with straight face sarcasm, "We are making it into a TV series. We are planning about 8-9 sequels. "

In a serious tone he added, "If I wanted to make a sequel, I would have made Vicky Donor's sequel first. I need to have an idea for Piku's sequel first. If I get one, I will announce it myself." »

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Piku Movie Review

9 May 2015 11:16 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Relationships are complicated things. Real relationships are emotionally exploitative, and we are sometimes the exploited and sometimes the exploiter. The regular commercial films don’t (or can’t afford to) have insights like these. It is the slice of life films like Piku that show us how the relationships that suffocate us can also be the ones that mean the most to us.

So we have the perpetually irritable Piku (Deepika Padukone) whose hypochondriac father Bhaskor (Amitabh Bachchan) is obsessed with his bowel movements. A difficult man to live with, he is nonetheless the centre of Piku’s universe. Into this not-so-cozy family enters Rana (Irrfan), the taxi stand owner who volunteers to drive Piku and Bhaskor to Kolkata after all his drivers refuse to drive the constantly bickering father-daughter duo. He observes them and begins to understand Piku’s frustrations.

It’s all about loving your parents but not the Karan Johar way. »

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Behind the Scenes: The different shades of ‘Piku’

4 May 2015 10:05 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

It’s not often that the cast of a film get along like a house on fire. Shoojit Sircar’s family comedy drama, ‘Piku’, tells a different story. The crew, the director and the actors – Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan let their guard down during their days shooting. A new behind-the-scenes video is proof that the fun never ended on the sets.

Filled with loads of hugging, some dancing, more laughter, jokes and naughtiness, the video highlights the friendship and the camaraderie on set. Shoojit Sircar’s Piku is set to release this week and amidst all the anticipation, the video is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Piku is a family comedy drama that revolves around a quirky father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone with Irrfan Khan top lining the cast, in a pivotal author backed role. ‘Piku’ also marks coming together of Shoojit Sircar, »

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Piku: 2015’s First Family Entertainer coming your way!

29 April 2015 11:18 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The makers of Vicky Donor are back with 2015’s first family entertainer, Piku starring stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan! Quirky and funny with oodles of situational humor, the film highlights the eccentricities within every Indian family, told in signature Shoojit Sircar style.

If the popularity of the trailer on the social media platform is anything to go by, Piku is amongst the most anticipated films this year. While this film about a crazy father-daughter duo is packaged with ingredients that make for a perfect family comedy, director Shoojit Sircar seems to be bringing back the slice-of-life-cinema which was made popular by filmmakers like Hrishikesh Mukherjee.

A huge admirer of Mukherjee’s work, Shoojit explores a relatable story and human relationships reminiscent of Hrishikesh Mukherjee films like Gol Maal, Mili, Chupke Chupke, Guddi promising clean entertainment to the audiences after a long time.

Talking about the film Shoojit says, »

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First Day of Piku filming a De Niro-Pacino Moment for Shoojit Sircar

27 April 2015 11:17 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

It was something of an achievement for director Shoojit Sircar to bring megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan together in his upcoming film, Piku. The film also stars Deepika Padukone in the title role. Speaking about the cast, Shoojit says, “I tell everyone Irrfan is the only international star we have. I was skeptical the first day he and Mr. Bachchan met on the set. It was a Robert De Niro and Al Pacino moment for me. But it all went well. Apart from the Deepika-Irrfan pairing, it is also a delight to watch Irrfan and Mr. Bachchan together.”

The director also explains that by the end of the film, Irrfan became an avid admirer of Mr. Bachchan’s style of working. For Shoojit, Piku has been a unique experience as the film’s set became home to three different schools of acting. “All three of them are absolutely poles apart. »

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Piku Music Review

27 April 2015 7:52 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Piku is an upcoming drama/comedy directed by Shoojit Sircar. Famed for the much acclaimed Vicky Donor, Shoojit will be seen for the very first time directing legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, as well as superstars Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. Based on a father/daughter relationship, the film is scheduled to release on 8 May and promises to be a fulfilling watch. The music has been composed by Anupam Roy, who also sings a lot of the songs in this too. So what did we think of the music to Piku? Read on to uncover our verdict!

First up we have ‘Bezubaan,’ sung by Anupam Roy. The song has a mellow feel to it, with a soft execution of instruments such as the piano and the guitar. Although the song is not very gripping, I can understand why it has been composed the way it has. Most likely it has been »

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Adorable Deepika, Shocked Big B: The latest Piku Poster is Out!

24 April 2015 8:00 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Piku and her Baba, Bhashkor Banerjee, seem all set to win over the audiences with their quirky chemistry, crazy videos and just-so-adorable posters! The makers of Shoojit Sircar’s family comedy drama have unveiled the third poster of Piku which has left us mighty impressed and yet intrigued because we cannot get over the starkly different expressions of the father-daughter duo. While Deepika looks absolutely adorable giving a warm hug to Big B, he looks completely shocked by her gesture. The latest poster is in sync with the last two posters. The makers have kept an element of quirk running through the entire series, thereby ensuring that audiences don’t regard Piku and her Baba as just another father-daughter Jodi—they promise to be different!

Piku is a  family comedy drama that revolves around a quirky father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone with Irrfan Khan top lining the cast, »

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Brand new dialogue promos from Piku

23 April 2015 8:30 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Check out these 5 new dialogue promos of the upcoming film Piku!

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Piku is a  family comedy drama that revolves around a quirky father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone with Irrfan Khan top lining the cast, in a pivotal author backed role. ‘Piku’ also marks coming together of Shoojit Sircar, Ronnie Lahiri and Juhi Chaturvedi, the team behind Vicky Donor.

Produced by Msm Motion Pictures (a division of Sony Entertainment Network), in association with Saraswati Entertainment Creations Limited and Rising Sun Films, and distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films, ‘Piku’ will release worldwide on May 08, 2015.

 

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Behind the scenes of Piku – 60 Days, 60 Shots

23 April 2015 8:00 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Check out the behind-the-scenes video from Shoojit Sircar’s upcoming film Piku!

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MIeeKPtrAo

Piku is a family comedy drama that revolves around a quirky father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone with Irrfan Khan top lining the cast, in a pivotal author backed role. ‘Piku’ also marks coming together of Shoojit Sircar, Ronnie Lahiri and Juhi Chaturvedi, the team behind Vicky Donor. Produced by Msm Motion Pictures (a division of Sony Entertainment Network), in association with Saraswati Entertainment Creations Limited and Rising Sun Films, and distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films, Piku will release worldwide on May 08, 2015.

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Whistling Woods International to Conduct 5-Day Screenwriting Workshop with Senior Writers and Writer-Directors

23 April 2015 5:10 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

With the current evolution in screenplay in movies, Whistling Woods International has announced a 5-day writing workshop for aspiring screenwriters by industry stalwart Anjum Rajabali along with 12 senior writers & directors.

In the last couple of years, the Indian film industry has witnessed a renaissance of sorts in terms of content and screenplay. More films are breaking the conventional mould relying confidently on bold scripts, which are widely accepted by the audiences. Movies like Queen, Badlapur, Haider, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, The Lunchbox, Delhi Belly, Udaan, Nh-10 and Vicky Donor have received an amazing response solely on basis of a strong screenplay. Gradually & steadily, the scriptwriters are moving to center-stage.

The workshop is designed to help & guide new & aspiring writers.  It will also be useful for experienced writers who want to revisit & strengthen their understanding of the craft. Some of the biggest names in Indian screenwriting, including those who are, right now, »

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When Big B pulled Deepika’s leg!

22 April 2015 1:09 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’ , a roller coaster ride of a crazy father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone turned out to be more fun than expected , courtesy the warm equation the two actors shared on the sets.

While Deepika has often said that she considers Mr.Bachchan a father figure in real life, Mr.Bachchan too has mentioned that Deepika reminds him a lot of his real daughter Shweta. The warm equation the two shared off-screen , reflected beautifully in their on-screen chemistry.

The picture too shows yet another shade of their father-daughter equation.

For a certain scene in the film, Mr.Bachchan being the perfectionist that he is,kept asking a lot of questions to director Shoojit Sircar. Infact ,every time Deepika attempted to rehearse her lines with Bachchan , he enjoyed pulling her leg and went back to Shoojit with his queries.

Says Shoojit Sircar, “Mr Bachchan succeeded in pulling Deepika’s leg. »

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Crazy, Cute, Charming: Deepika Unplugged on the Sets of Piku

21 April 2015 8:01 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

You don’t see actors letting their guard down even on the sets of a film too often but Shoojit Sircar’s family comedy drama, Piku has turned out to be an exception! In the latest behind the scenes video released by the makers, we see Deepika Padukone having a whole lot of fun – She can be seen dancing, playing pranks, flaunting her badminton skills like a pro and even donning the hat of an Ad on the set! Don’t forget to note the way she scolds Shoojit during a tennis face off and we bet you won’t believe the way she laughs—she is loud, gregarious and can even stun Big B!

60 Days, 60 Shots – Deepika PadukoneWant to see the crazy side of Deepika Padukone? Catch all the madness and fun from the sets of #Piku, in this exclusive series – 60 Days, 60 Shots

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