Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s welfare organisation Meer Foundation which has been actively participating to help and support the needy has taken yet another honourable step. Meer Foundation has made a donation to the Government of Kerala’s Chief Minister Distress Relief Fund. The foundation has made a donation of Rs. 21 lakhs to the relief organisation working towards the welfare of victims of Kerala floods. Meer Foundation which has been named after the actor’s father has been working actively with acid attack victims as well as cancer patients. The foundation is now extending its support towards the flood victims. Kerala has been affected with the worst floods of this century. A number of people have lost their lives and property has been destructed all across Kerala. The affected people are in dire need of clothing and food supply. Khan’s Meer Foundation is making a small effort to reach out to the people of Gods own country. Also Read: The post Shah Rukh Khan’s Meer Foundation contr..
It is a known fact that Farhan Akhtar played the role of popular athlete Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. While the film went on to become a milestone in the acting career of Farhan Akhtar, the film has now created a small issue in the textbooks of West Bengal. Farhan Akhtar is known to speak his heart uninhibitedly and he did the same on social media recently. The multi-talented artist decided to point out a major error in the textbooks that was quite misleading for the students in the West Bengal state. The actor-filmmaker decided to bring it forth to the attention of the Education ministry. It seems that the identity of Milkha Singh was misrepresented in the textbooks of West Bengal. Calling out to the education ministry over the mistake, Farhan Akhtar reposted the picture that was shared by someone on Twitter. The said textbook featured the image of Farhan from the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, instead of the real life athlete himself and the actor decided to point out the error. ..
Earlier this year, the first look of the film Total Dhamaal was released featuring Anil Kapoor,Madhuri Dixit, Ajay Devgn, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi and others. Well, now we hear that Sonakshi Sinha who has undergone a transformation of sorts for her next venture Happy Phirr Bhaag Jayegi will also be seen in the film. As per sources, it is learnt that Sonakshi Sinha will be seen doing an item number in the film. Talking about the same, a source close to the film says, “Yes Sonakshi has been roped in to do a special number in Total Dhamaal. Given her recent transformation and her new avatar, it will certainly be good to see Sonakshi in the said track.” Prod the source for more details and they reveal, “As of now not much of the special track is known, the makers of Total Dhamaal are keeping everything under wraps till it is finalized. But Sonakshi is expected to commence shooting for the special track later this month in Mumbai.” As for the film, Total Dhamaal that is being direc..
Earlier this month, we had reported that the sequel to the 2008 release Dostana was finally on track. In fact reports claimed that though Karan Johar was keen on developing a second film in the Dostana series, the lack of a good script had kept the project on the back burner. However, now we hear that a script for the same has been locked and Karan has also gone ahead and roped in two members of the cast in the form of Sidharth Malhotra and Janhvi Kapoor coming on board for the film. “Karan Johar always wanted to make Dostana 2, especially after the first film worked so well. Now finally he has a script for the film, which of course will speed up production. As for the cast, Karan has finalized both Sidharth Malhotra and Janhvi Kapoor, and is currently looking out for the third lead role that will again be a male lead,” says a source close to the development. Further talking about the details of Dostana 2, the source continues to add, “Like the first film this one too will be directe..
Today with video on demand streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime becoming big in India, there have been a plethora of Bollywood celebrities migrating from films to web series. Well, now we hear that another celebrity who will make this transition is none other than Huma Qureshi. As per reports, Huma has been finalized to feature in a Netflix original that will be directed by Deepa Mehta. Though details of the said original are being kept under wraps a source close to the streaming giant says, “Of late a lot of web series have been doing well. In fact, the short format series seems to be the go to flavour for the audience, and this has not gone unnoticed by the industry. Which is why, there has been a rise in number of Bollywood names featuring in the short format or web series domain. Even Huma now has joined the bandwagon with a Netflix original.” Further talking about the production aspect of the show, the source adds, “Though the story and plot of the same are not bein..
Kangana Ranaut, who is gearing up for her next film Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi, is now facing allegations from a real estate broker over non-payment issues. Prakkash G Rohira of Karma Realtors has reportedly filed charges against the actress at Khar Police Station over the pending payment for the brokerage of a bungalow at Pali Hill. Reports have it that Prakkash G Rohira was the real estate broker for the bungalow he had helped Kangana Ranaut purchase in 2017 in the plush Pali Hill locality. The said house is a sprawling 3,075 sq.ft. worth Rs. 20.07 crores and the actress also owns 565 sq.ft of parking space. After the deal, the agent has alleged the actress, her sister Rangoli Chandel and the rest of the staff haven’t completed his payment. He apparently approached the Khar police station in July wherein he filed a confidential complaint. Speaking of the allegations, Kangana Ranaut denied the same in recent reports. She explained that the brokerage deal was sealed on 1 perc..
Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma are all set to teach us the concept of Made In India products in a unique way in their forthcoming YRF venture Sui Dhaaga. Readers may be aware that Varun plays the role of a weaver in the film and we got a glimpse of the same in the recently released trailer. Now, we hear that the Gen Y star has put his ‘Sui Dhaaga’ skills to good use for his filmmaker-father David Dhawan’s 68th birthday. In order to play the character of Mauji in Sui Dhaaga, Varun Dhawan has trained rigorously in the intricate processes of cutting and stitching fabrics for his role. Apparently, the actor wanted to surprise his father with his skills. Which is why, he decided to give his father David Dhawan a very special birthday present. Varun has sewn a shirt for his father’s birthday and has gifted it to him. It is being said that David was thrilled to receive this beautiful gift from his younger son. In fact, Varun Dhawan even chose a colourful, summery fabric on which he decide..
While Kashmir has become one of the favourite destinations for Bollywood actors to explore, now yet another actor has taken off to the ‘Heaven on Earth’ region in India. It is none other than John Abraham. It is for his upcoming espionage thriller Romeo Akbar Walter, RAW, that will feature him in the role of a spy. While we had earlier reported that John Abraham will be taking off to Kashmir for the film, it has now been confirmed that the actor is already in Gulmarg shooting for Romeo Akbar Walter. It is a known fact that John is sporting a different hairdo for his varied avatars in the film. It seems that the actor was spotted in some locations of Gulmarg when he was filming RAW. On the other hand, John himself spoke about shooting in Kashmir in recent reports. Whilst talking about not celebrating the success bash of Satyameva Jayate owing to the flood tragedy in Kerala, the actor confirmed the details. He said, “Everyone is asking me when are we celebrating but, for me it’s busin..
While the film brings forth the culture of Gujarat, it seems that Loveratri is now going to explore the Bengali connect. One of the songs from the film is now all set to be launched in Kolkata. The lead actors of the film, Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain are going to launch the next song in the ‘City of Joy- Kolkata’ on August 22. The duo had launched the first song ‘Chogada’ via Instagram live from Vadodara. The actors were also seen interacting with fans to know their immediate reaction to it. The duo had also maintained that they had fun as they enjoyed a whole hearted meal of authentic Gujarati breakfast. A source close to the development claimed, “Looking at the love the team is receiving from the fans for the song, it is going to be the anthem this Navratri festival.” The lead actors were seen performing hardcore garba folk dance for which they prepped and learnt for about 3 to 4 months. A couple of days back Loveratri trailer was launched across 9 cities. Salman Khan, Aayus..
Remember Salman Khan’s rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur? Yes, the same Romanian TV actor and presenter who sang a track in the Salman starrer Race 3. Well, after making her singing debut in Bollywood with the track ‘Selfish’, we now hear that Vantur is all set on making her acting debut as well. If that wasn’t all, we also hear that Randeep Hooda will be seen sharing screen space with Vantur in the said film. If what we hear is to be believed, then apparently Iulia is set to make her acting debut in Bollywood in a yet untitled film that will be directed by Prem Soni. Commenting on the same, a source close to the venture says, “The idea of Iulia making her Bollywood debut has been on the cards for a while now, but the perfect script was nowhere near. Now that the makers have zeroed down on one, we will see things moving faster.” Quiz the source further on details and he adds, “The film is yet to be titled, but it will see Randeep Hooda and Lulia Vantur together on screen, and will be ..
Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar will be coming together for the first time together on screen and that too for a female oriented film. The two actresses, known for their acting prowess, are all set to prove their mettle as professional shooters in this Anurag Kashyap production Womaniya, inspired from real life characters. The film set in the northern India belt will now go on floor in Uttar Pradesh. For the uninitiated, Womaniya, was initially reportedly announced with Taapsee Pannu and Kriti Sanon as the lead. However, the latter apparently decided to quit the project owing to other work commitments and she was later said to have been replaced by Bhumi Pednekar. Interestingly, Bhumi is supposedly playing the role of dacoit in her next, Son Chiriya which stars her opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. As of now, considering that both of them are busy with commitments, Womaniya is expected to go on floor in the beginning of next year in Uttar Pradesh. If reports are to be believed, the te..
From Salman Khan to Shah Rukh Khan to Aamir Khan to Varun Dhawan, many actors have attempted the double role genre. In fact, Salman and Varun have been the leads of films titled Judwaa [twins] and its reboot Judwaa 2 respectively. Now it seems that the musician turned actor, Himesh Reshammiya is keen on doing something similar for his next. Although he doesn’t feature in Bollywood films too often, it seems that he has now locked a script for his next. Himesh Reshammiya has by far acted in approximately 8 commercial feature films. His repertoire includes films like Aap Ka Surroor that was his acting debut. A sequel of it titled Teraa Suroor released in 2016. Karzzz, a remake of the 1980 Rishi Kapoor, Tina Munim starrer Karz, Radio, Kajraare, Damadamm!, The Xpose were some films in which he played the lead role. He also played the supporting role in the Akshay Kumar, Asin starrer Khiladi 786. Speaking of his next, it is yet to be seen if it will be a remake of any film or whether a se..
Not too long ago, John Abraham had urged people following him on Twitter to make donations to the flood affected areas of Kerala. Now owing to the same, the actor-producer, who has been super thrilled about the success of his latest release Satyameva Jayate, has decided to do away with the success bash of the film. A source close to John Abraham said, “John Abraham’s latest release Satyameva Jayate is having a great run at the box office. The film is been appreciated by the critics and the audiences. It also records the highest opening for John. The film is also the highest opener for an ‘A’ rated action film. This surely calls for a celebration. But, the actor has decided against celebrating owing to the unforeseen floods in Kerala.” Confirming about the same, John Abraham said, “I am overwhelmed by all the adulation from the paisa paying public as well as the industry at large. Everyone is asking me when are we celebrating but, for me it’s business as usual as I’m shooting in Gulm..
A while back, we had reported that the makers of the Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Thackeray that is based on the life of prominent political figure Balasaheb Thackeray, had approached the makers of the Hrithik Roshan starrer Super 30 requesting the release of the latter to be pushed. However, the makers of Thackeray, Rauters Entertainment, denied the same saying that they had not approached Phantom Films and Sajid Nadiadwala, who are producing Super 30, in this regard. But now we hear that the release of Super 30 that was set to hit screen on January 25 next year will in all likelihood be pushed. Commenting on the same, a source close to the development says, “January 25 has suddenly become a very crowded date. With Super 30, Thackeray and now Cheat India and Manikarnika releasing together, all four films will be affected drastically at the box office. Keeping this in mind, the makers of Super 30 have decided on pushing the release of the Hrithik Roshan starrer to help maximise the re..
PAfter the much talked about controversy that followed when Sara Ali Khan decided to sign two films, Simmba and Kedarnath, it was later finalized that the Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Kedarnath would release a little lesser than a month before the Ranveer Singh starrer. However, it seems that now there has been a change of plan. The Rohit Shetty directorial, Simmba will be releasing in December, whereas, the Abhishek Kapoor directorial will be pushed further. The reasons, however, are very different this time. Sources close to the project informed us that the makers of Kedarnath want to avoid a clash with the South mega budget sci-fi film 2.0 starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar in lead roles. 2.0 will be releasing in the same week as Kedarnath, that is on November 29 and the latter will be hitting the big screen on November 30. Furthermore, the source also added that from November to December, there are only big releases coming in. Readers may be aware that the Aamir Khan, Amitabh..