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Anupam Kher to star in BBC’s Mrs Wilson

Anupam Kher to star in BBC’s Mrs Wilson
Anupam Kher is currently one of the most celebrated Indian actors in Hollywood who has the distinction of having bagged two nominations at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Silver Linings Playbook (2013) and The Big Sick (2018) and a BAFTA nomination for The Boy With A Topknot. In addition to his popular shows, Sense8Read More

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Anupam Kher ranks 6th on Richtopia’s ‘The 200 Most Influential Authors’!

Anupam Kher, who we have seen essay a variety of roles took on a completely new one while he penned down a book titled, ‘The Best Thing About You Is You!’ in 2011. The seasoned actor put pen to paper to draw lessons from his personal life that could inspire his readers. His book is so successful and loved that he made it to Richtopia’s The 200 Most Influential Authors. Ranked 6th on the list, the actor-turned-author shares this mention with acclaimed writers such as J. K. Rowling, Paulo Coelho, Michael Moore, John Green and E. L. James. The list has also featured a few big names from India such as Hrh Dalai Lama, Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Tharoor.

The book was an instant bestseller as soon as it hit the shelves and has been passed on to Kher’s co-stars in the Oscar-winning, Silver Linings Playbook, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.
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Iain Glen, Keeley Hawes Join Ruth Wilson in BBC and Masterpiece Drama ‘Mrs Wilson’ (Exclusive)

Iain Glen, Keeley Hawes Join Ruth Wilson in BBC and Masterpiece Drama ‘Mrs Wilson’ (Exclusive)
Iain Glen and Keeley Hawes have signed on for “Mrs Wilson,” the upcoming period drama that Ruth Wilson will executive produce and star in, playing her own grandmother.

U.K. pubcaster the BBC ordered the series for its flagship BBC One channel and Masterpiece is a co-producer and will launch it in the U.S. It is being produced by Snowed-In Productions, the sister company to J.K. Rowling’s Brontë Film and Television and which focuses on projects not based on the author’s work.

The three-parter is set in London between the 1940s and 1960s. It will tell the true story of Alison Wilson,
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Asha Bhosle and Anupam Kher to receive this huge honour!

According to reports, legendary singer Asha Bhosle, Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and veteran actor Anupam Kher will be honoured at the 76th Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards on April 24, held at Sion. 

Notably, the awards are named after Asha's own father, Dinanath Mangeshkar, who was a Marathi theatre actor. Union minister Nitin Gadkari will be present as the chief guest for the award ceremony.

The Indian Detective: Season Two of Netflix Series in the Works Says Russell Peters

What's next for The Indian Detective? Recently, star Russell Peters revealed there is a second season in the works for the Netflix TV show.The Canadian comedy stars Peters as Doug D’Mello, a Toronto police officer who gets caught up in a murder investigation while visiting his father in Mumbai. The cast also includes Mishqah Parthiephal, Christina Cole, Scott Cavalheiro, Anupam Kher, Hazma Haq, and William Shatner.Read More…
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The Accidental Prime Minister begins shooting in London

It is a known fact that The Accidental Prime Minister is a political drama based on the book by Sanjaya Baru by the same name. Veteran actor Anupam Kher plays the leading man in this forthcoming film. And now, the film has already gone on floor in London on Monday. The Accidental Prime Minister isRead More

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Wow! A film about Manmohan Singh! Guess who plays the lead?

The Accidental Prime Minister is a book written by popular author Sanjaya Baru. The book is about former Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh. The book is now being made into a film directed by Vijay Gutte and produced by Bohra Bros

Akshaye Khanna and Suzanne Bernert will be playing co-stars to Anupam Kher, who reprises Manmohan Singh. The shooting for the film commences in London this week and the team is aiming for a December 21 release. 

The first look of Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh just came out, and it is nothing short of impressive.

2018 BAFTA TV Awards nominations: Full list led by ‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Line of Duty,’ The Crown,’ ‘Three Girls’

2018 BAFTA TV Awards nominations: Full list led by ‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Line of Duty,’ The Crown,’ ‘Three Girls’
The BAFTA TV Awards honor programs across a wide range of genres. Winners will be revealed in a ceremony at London’s Festival Hall on Sunday, May 13 with “The Great British Bakeoff” presenter Sue Perkins hosting for the first time. The Craft Awards winners will be announced on Sunday, April 22 at an evening presided over by “Episodes” star Stephen Mangan. (Read the full report on the BAFTA TV Awards nominations here.)

Best Drama Series

The Crown

Line of Duty

Peaky Blinders

“The End of the F***ing World”

Best Mini-series

Howards End

The Moorside

The State

Three Girls

Best Single Drama

Against the Law

Black Mirror (Hang the DJ)”

“King Charles III”

Murdered for Being Different

Best Drama Actor

Sean Bean, “Broken

Joe Cole, “Black Mirror

Tim Pigott-Smith,” King Charles III”

Jack Rowan, “Born to Kill

Best Drama Actress

Claire Foy, “The Crown

Sinead Keenan, “Little Boy Blue

Thandie Newton,
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Photo Alert: Anupam Kher meets Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle in New York

Photo Alert: Anupam Kher meets Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle in New York
Veteran actor Anupam Kher recently met acclaimed director Danny Boyle of Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs fame recently while the former was shooting in New York for NBC’s next.The seasoned actor has been part of notable Hollywood films and TV shows like Bend It Like Beckham, Speedy Singhs, Silver Linings Playbook, among others and having recently met Robert De Niro, also happened to casually catch up with acclaimed director Danny Boyle. The two share a warm equation and in fact, the award-winning filmmaker even held a session at Anupam Kher's acting school during his trip to India.

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Kay Kay Menon Steals the Scene in Baa Baaa Black Sheep

While shooting for director Vishwas Paandya’s Baa Baaa Black Sheep, Kay Kay Menon in a sequence had just one line in the scene with Maniesh Paul. Whereas the latter had many lines to deliver and he had an acting lesson during the scene.

Remembering the incident, director Vishwas Paandya says,”I told Maniesh you better be alert in this scene. Maniesh exclaimed that he has all the lines, I told him that is the reason I am asking you to be alert is because Kay Kay is such a fantastic actor that he will take the scene away without any lines.” Which is what exactly happened and gave Maniesh a brilliant learning experience.

Baa Baaa Black Sheep, directed by Vishwas Paandya, stars Maniesh Paul, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Manjari Fadnnis & Kay Kay Menon in a special appearance. Produced by Anand Swarup Agarwal & Krishna Datla, under the banner Agastya Films,
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Anupam Kher and Maniesh Paul bonded like a real father and son on reel for Baa Baaa Black Sheep

Baa Baaa Black Sheep, directed by Vishwas Paandya, stars Maniesh Paul, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Manjari Fadnnis & Kay Kay Menon in a special appearance is set to release on March 23rd.

We have learned that stars Anupam Kher and Maniesh Paul shared a very interesting relationship and it’s reel avtaar is very similar to real avtaar.

Director Vishwas Paandya says, “The two bonded like a real father and son where Anupam Kher took every opportunity he had to streamline Maniesh as an actor and a star and move out of his host personality. He would make Maniesh go back and do a scene again if he felt that the youngster had over acted and made him downplay his act.”

In the film too Anupam trains Maniesh in their family occupation of contract killing and this he does with the shri ram bhajan playing in the background.

Asking about it to Maniesh Paul,
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Anupam Kher meets Priyanka Chopra on the sets of Quantico

Anupam Kher meets Priyanka Chopra on the sets of Quantico
Priyanka Chopra had a surprise visitor on the last day of New York shoot of Quantico. Anupam Kher, who is shooting for NBC’s medical drama Bellevue, dropped by the sets of her show to meet our ‘desi girl’. A delighted Priyanka Chopra thanked Anupam Kher for visiting her on the sets. Now, Priyanka will head to Ireland to shoot for the final episodes of Quantico season three. Michael Seitzman, show runner of the American drama on ABC, confirmed the last three episodes will be shot in Ireland.

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Hollywood legend Robert De Niro surprises Anupam Kher on his birthday

Hollywood legend Robert De Niro surprises Anupam Kher on his birthday
Indian superstar Anupam Kher, who has a great body of work both on home turf and the West, has an illustrious career that spans over 35 years. The supremely talented actor also continues to share a warm equation with all his co-stars and was recently overwhelmed when Hollywood legend Robert De Niro threw him a surprise on his birthday. Anupam Kher is shooting for the pilot episode of an international television series for NBC. This is when his Silver Linings Playbook co-star Robert De Niro surprised him by hosting a private dinner for him at his residence. Silver Linings Playbook director David O’Russel also arrived at the dinner to surprise Anupam.

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Ryan Eggold to Star in Untitled NBC Medical Drama Pilot (fka Bellevue)

Ryan Eggold to Star in Untitled NBC Medical Drama Pilot (fka Bellevue)
Blacklist vet Ryan Eggold is staying in business with the Peacock net, signing on to star in NBC’s untitled medical drama based on Dr. Eric Manheimer memoir, “Twelve Patients: Life & Death at Bellevue Hospital.” Formerly known as Bellevue, the potential series — penned by Emerald City‘s David Schulner — follows the new director of a Bellevue-esque hospital, whose maverick approach disrupts the status quo while always prioritizing patient care.

Eggold, who for four seasons co-starred on The Blacklist before moving on to star in the short-lived spinoff Blacklist: Redemption, will play the aforementioned new director Max Hollander, who is driven
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Galla Goriyan from Baa Baaa Balck Sheep

Vishwas Paandya’s comic thriller Baa Baaa Black Sheep, releasing on March 23rd, recently released a peppy track which was choreographed by Adil Shaikh on singer Mika Singh, Maniesh Paul & Anupam Kher. The song has been recreated by Superbia (Gourov-Roshin & Shaan) from a Tseries Mixtape song. For the first time a mix of two songs has been used for a Film’s promotion! The new version is a Punjabi club track sung by Kanika Kapoor and Mika Singh.

Speaking about it, director Vishwas says, “It’s a song that will be played at clubs and weddings both, because it has a beat that makes you want to get up and dance! Also considering that our movie has a comic plot we have kept a quirky storyline for the song too.”

Baa Baaa Black Sheep, directed by Vishwas Paandya, stars Maniesh Paul, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Manjari Fadnnis & Kay Kay Menon in a special appearance.
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Manoj Bajpayee: “We believe in and are passionate about Aiyaary”

Actor Manoj Bajpayee will be seen in Aiyaary, which revolves around two army officers, portrayed by Sidharth Malhotra as an army officer sharing a mentor-protégé bond with Bajpayee.

Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film also stars Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Rakul Preet Singh and Pooja Chopra in lead roles.

The award-winning actor spoke to BollySpice about his role in film, co-star Sidharth Malhotra and being on location in London.

What is Aiyaary all about?

It deals with the conflict of two generations. The ideas of patriotism between the two protagonists in the film keep on clashing. That takes the shape of a bigger conflict and a cat & mouse game of sorts. At the core of it, audiences will also experience how military personnel protect the country and national interest as well as the challenges they face. That makes quite a thrilling story.

It’s quite relevant as we see millennials
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Tyler Labine To Co-Star In NBC’s Bellevue Medical Drama Pilot

Former Deadbeat star Tyler Labine has been cast as a series regular opposite Janet Montgomery, Freema Agyeman and Anupam Kher in NBC's untitled Bellevue hospital hourlong drama pilot from David Schulner, Peter Horton and Universal TV. Written by Schulner and directed by Kate Dennis in her pilot directing debut, the character-driven medical drama is produced by Dr. Eric Manheimer, the former medical director at New York City's Bellevue Hospital and author of Twelve Patients…
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Canadian Pm Meets Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Madhavan!

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is currently on a week-long visit to India. He is staying in Mumbai's Taj Palace Hotel, and yesterday he was welcomed by some stalwarts from the Indian film industry.

Oscar winner Ar Rahman took to Twitter to welcome the Canadian Pm, as he tweeted, " Welcome to India @JustinTrudeau ..wish you a wonderful & memorable stay here..I'm sure you will enjoy our Indian hospitality:)".

While at a grand event held at the Taj Palace hotel, actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Anupam Kher had met him and discussed various collaborations...

Sidharth Malhotra: “The story of Aiyaary is very relevant and interesting”

From the first scene in his debut film, audiences knew that they were seeing a very special actor that would go far and have a long career. That movie was Student of the Year and the actor – Sidharth Malhotra. The young actor continued proving his promise and brilliant acting ability in films like Ek Villain, Hasee Toh Phasee, Kapoor and Sons and Ittefaq.

For his newest film role, Malhotra is playing a military officer in the espionage thriller Aiyaary. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film also stars Manoj Bajpayee, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Chopra, Adil Hussain, Kumud Mishra, Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher.

Aiyaary, which means ultimate trickery, tells the story of two Indian army officers. A mentor and his protégé. The mentor, Colonel Abhay Singh, intelligence par excellence has complete faith in the system of the country. While protégé Major Jai Bakshi thinks otherwise because of what he has
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“We are changing my name from Anil Kapoor in Bellvue” – Anupam Kher

“We are changing my name from Anil Kapoor in Bellvue” – Anupam Kher
The big hoo-ha over Anupam Kher being named after his buddy Anil Kapoor in the new season of the successful Canadian series Bellvue has ended in an anti-climax. Anupam has decided to change his character’s name. “There are a lot of Indians across the world who watch Bellvue. Calling me ‘Dr Anil Kapoor’ in the series would have seemed gimmicky to them. So I’ve decided to ask the producers to change my name.”

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