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Sanjay Dutt makes a comeback into production with the Hindi remake of the Telugu hit ‘Prasthanam’

After a long span of seven years, Sanjay Dutt is returning to production with the remake of the 2010 Telugu hit, Prasthanam. The actor will also star in the film in the role of the lead protagonist along with Ali Fazal as his son and Amyra Dastur as Ali’s love interest. Deva Katta, who was also the director of the original movie will be directing this film as well. He has made certain changes in the script with the perspective of catering the film to a pan-India audience. The name of the movie is retained with a small change in the spelling now known as ‘Prasthaanam’. It is a political drama that is scheduled to go on floors in the first week of June in Mumbai.

Previously, Sanjay Dutt has collaborated with Sanjay Gupta on the action-thriller ‘Zinda’ (2006) as production-presenter. He has been the associate producer on Gupta’s Shootout at Lokhandwala
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Yay! Varun Dhawan to reunite with dad David Dhawan again

Yay! Varun Dhawan to reunite with dad David Dhawan again
While Kalank has already gone on floors, the work on Remo D’souza’s dance directorial will start soon. But that is not all for Varun Dhawan is all set to reunite with his dad David Dhawan after completing wrapping up Sui Dhaaga, Kalank and the untitled dance film. According to our well-placed sources close to the industry, we have heard that Dhawan will be finishing shoot of the three movies by March next year, giving him ample time to star in his daddy’s next. Post wrapping David’s film, he would move on to shooting for Ranbhoomi, but that will happen only post December 2019. After Main Tera Hero and the mega-hit Judwaa 2, this will be the third time the father- son duo will come together for a film.

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Kalank: Sonakshi Sinha-Aditya Roy Kapur, Karan Johar All Set to start shooting (see pictures)

Kalank: Sonakshi Sinha-Aditya Roy Kapur, Karan Johar All Set to start shooting (see pictures)
Karan Johar posed with a clap board with his Kalank partners Sajid Nadiadwala and David Dhawan. Varun Dhawan was present at the Dharma too and he enthusiastically shared the pictures. Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapur too dropped in and shared their pictures. By the looks of it, this is one big happy family and the stars are sure to have a Ball on the sets. Directed by the 2 States fame Abshishek Varman, the film will go on the floors by end of April. It stars Madhuri Dixit-Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha-Aditya Roy Kapur and Alia Bhatt-Aditya Roy Kapur

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Sanjay Dutt’s Next will be Blockbuster

Few can better Sanjay Dutt’s comic timing. After all with Munnabhai, Sanjay Dutt pretty much owned the comic space. Now, in what will be his first big comedy after the Munnabhai series, the superstar will be seen as the lead in producer Sandeep Singh’s next titled Blockbuster.

Debutant director and Sanjay’s close friends Ajay Arora and Lovel Arora will be directing Blockbuster.

Sanjay Dutt says, “I have always loved doing comedy. It is the genre that makes me feel at home. The scale of Blockbuster is huge and multi-starrers always connect well with audiences. I am really excited about working with Sandeep again.”

Producer Sandeep Singh adds, “It was my dream to make a comedy with Baba. There are few people who can make you laugh like he does. It’s not just his timing that is perfect, it’s the expressions he gives that are hilarious.
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Varun Dhawan to become uncle soon; Rohit Dhawan and wife Jaanvi Desai expecting their first child

Varun Dhawan to become uncle soon; Rohit Dhawan and wife Jaanvi Desai expecting their first child
It has been learned that Varun Dhawan is all set to welcome a new family member. It's party time for the Dhawans as Varun will soon be an uncle. Director Rohit Dhawan and his wife Jaanvi Desai are expecting their first child. David Dhawan is all set to welcome his first grandchild. According to the reports, Jaanvi Desai is already in her first trimester. It is known Varun Dhawan is a family man. The actor is known to be close to his elder brother Rohit Dhawan. Not only that, he often spends time with him and his wife whenever he is not shooting.

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Inspired by son Varun Dhawan, David Dhawan to make a serious film

Inspired by son Varun Dhawan, David Dhawan to make a serious film
For the first time in his entire career as a filmmaker, David Dhawan has now decided to go serious. In what could possibly be a radical career turn-around, David now plans to do a serious (read: non-comedy) film with his son in the lead. This decision came after seeing his son Varun Dhawan’s work inRead More

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Varun Dhawan calls 2017 his best year; breaks silence on Biwi No 1 remake

Varun Dhawan calls 2017 his best year; breaks silence on Biwi No 1 remake
In 2017, Varun Dhawan had two films – Shashank Khaitan’s Badrinath Ki Dulhania and the comic caper Judwaa 2, made by his father David Dhawan. Both films were immensely successful and entered the coveted Rs. 100 crore club. There were reports of Varun Dhawan teaming up with his father for the remake of Biwi No. 1. However, the actor made it clear that there’s no truth to these reports. He said that after Main Tera Hero and Judwaa 2, he’d love to team up with him again.

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“I am not making Biwi No 1” – David Dhawan clears the air

“I am not making Biwi No 1” – David Dhawan clears the air
David Dawan has no immediate plans of doing any film right now, with or without his son. He cuts down rumours that he is re-making his own film Biwi No 1 with Varun in the lead. Commenting on the same, Dhawan adds that though he is glad people are speculating what he will be making next, currently he and the family is in holiday mode. Speaking about future ventures with Varun, papa Dhawan adds a cryptic message saying while it is a convenient formula to do remakes and sequels, they could surprise everyone by doing an entirely original film.

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Varun Dhawan and David Dhawan to come together for a Biwi No. 1 remake?

Varun Dhawan and David Dhawan to come together for a Biwi No. 1 remake?
After Judwaa 2, reportedly, Varun Dhawan is gearing up for the reboot version of yet another Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor starrer, that is, Biwi No. 1. This will also be the third time where Varun will be collaborating with his director father David Dhawan after Main Tera Hero and Judwaa 2. As of now, it seems that the film is still in the discussion stage and the casting details too are yet to be finalized. The Dhawans will apparently start work on the Biwi No. 1 remake next year after Varun wraps up his other commitments.

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Enough of pandering and sucking up to Cine‘Mummy’! Let’s embrace our Cine’Maa’!

Enough of pandering and sucking up to Cine‘Mummy’! Let’s embrace our Cine’Maa’!
In 1975, Shashi Kapoor saab said Salim-Javed’s immortal line “Mere Paas Maa Hai” and the audience of India clapped, whistled and cheered be it A, B or C centres! Hindi cinema has always been larger than life, filled with dialogue-baazi, naach-gaana, emotion, comedy and Manoranjan from Manmohan Desai to Prakash Mehra, from David Dhawan toRead More

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s space film moves from the Us to UK for budgetary reasons

Sushant Singh Rajput’s space film moves from the Us to UK for budgetary reasons
In 2017, Bollywood faces one of its worst economic crises ever, what with films falling like ninepins. Besides Baahubali which is a blockbuster beyond Bollywood, and Akshay Kumar’s Toilet – Ek Prem Katha and David Dhawan’s Judwaa 2, most of the releases this year, have underperformed. Facing a red-hot recession, Eros International has decided toRead More

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Box Office: Varun Dhawan surpasses Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan at the box office in 2017

Box Office: Varun Dhawan surpasses Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan at the box office in 2017
Post the release and subsequent box office success of the David Dhawan film Judwaa 2, Varun Dhawan has become the toast of the town. While the film which is now in its second week running continues to rake in the moolah, it has also propelled Varun Dhawan far ahead of his contemporaries. In this boxRead More

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Box Office: Judwaa 2 crosses 215 crores at the worldwide box office

Box Office: Judwaa 2 crosses 215 crores at the worldwide box office
The David Dhawan directed film Judwaa 2 starring Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandezand Taapsee Pannu released a couple of weeks ago. The film which was a remake of the Salman Khan starrer Judwaa was well received by the audience and critics alike. After taking the box office by storm on its opening day the film witnessed good growth over its opening weekend managing to cross theRead More

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Box Office: Judwaa 2 crosses 200 crores at the worldwide box office

Box Office: Judwaa 2 crosses 200 crores at the worldwide box office
The David Dhawan directed film Judwaa 2 starring Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu released a couple of weeks ago. The film which was a remake of the Salman Khan starrer Judwaa was well received by the audience and critics alike. After taking the box office by storm on its opening day the filmRead More

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Box Office: Judwaa 2’s lifetime business expected to close between Rs. 135-140 crores

Box Office: Judwaa 2’s lifetime business expected to close between Rs. 135-140 crores
The Varun Dhawan starrer Judwaa 2 released a couple of weeks back. Directed by David Dhawan the film which released across 3500+ screens in the domestic market has been on a roll at the box office since then. After dominating cinemas in its first week, Judwaa 2 which faced competition from newer releases in theRead More

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David Dhawan hit back at critics who mocked Judwaa 2

David Dhawan hit back at critics who mocked Judwaa 2
While Mumbai critics have their own smirking take on David Dhawan’s Judwaa 2, the audience seems to be enjoying every minute of Varun Dhawan’s raillery and tomfoolery. David Dhawan laughs dismissively at the derisive reviews. “Let the critics have their fun. God bless them. They are so cut off from the real India. If theyRead More

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Box Office: Judwaa 2 collects 245k Usd [Rs. 1.60 cr] in 4 days in Pakistan

Box Office: Judwaa 2 collects 245k Usd [Rs. 1.60 cr] in 4 days in Pakistan
The David Dhawan directed film Judwaa 2 has been on a roll both in the domestic and international markets. While the film which features Varun Dhawan in the lead role released in India on Friday, across the border in Pakistan the film saw a delayed release. However, despite hitting screens only on Monday on accountRead More

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Box Office: Judwaa 2 makes history for Varun Dhawan, races past Rs. 100 cr mark in 8 days

Box Office: Judwaa 2 makes history for Varun Dhawan, races past Rs. 100 cr mark in 8 days
The David Dhawan directed film Judwaa 2 released a week ago to a good response from the audience and critics alike. After taking a flying start on its opening day the business of the film witnessed steady growth over the weekend, managing to make it past the Rs. 50 cr mark in three days. AtRead More

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The verdict is out: Varun Dhawan is officially a Superstar!

The verdict is out: Varun Dhawan is officially a Superstar!
It’s official. The Varun Dhawan comic caper Judwaa 2, directed by his father David Dhawan, which took a great opening, has sustained very well at the box office. The first day was great and it took the advantage of the four day weekend to record healthy numbers. This was the ninth film of Varun andRead More

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Box Office – Varun Dhawan shows his might as the youngest and newest superstar

It has happened! Varun Dhawan has now scored his triple hat trick with Judwaa 2, what with the film turning out to be a major success. He has also turned out to be the only actor to achieve this feat in the history of Bollywood as no one else has seen nine successes in a row and that too right from the inception of his career. Yes, there have been actors who have given nine back-to-back hits, be it Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan or Salman Khan. However they did that when they had already been in the industry for a while. Varun Dhawan has done that right from being a newbie and that makes the super success of Judwaa 2 even sweeter.

The film has now collected 59.25 crore already and that too in just three days. It has emerged as David Dhawan’s biggest grosser (in the current times) in
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