Release of Fukrey 2 delayed; film to now release on December 15

Back in 2013 we saw the release of the coming of age comedy film Fukrey. Starring Pulkit Samrat, Ali Fazal, Manjot Singh, Varun Sharma, Priya Anand, Richa Chadda and Vishakha Singh, the film went on to do rather well at the box office. Now four years on, a sequel to the film directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba and titled Fukrey Returns has been making news.
However, though the shooting of the film has long since been wrapped up, we now hear that the release of Fukrey Returns has been delayed. In fact the film which was initially slated to hit screens on December 8 has been delayed by a week and will now release on December 15. Sources close to the film state that the sudden delay in the release of Fukrey Returns is on account of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmavati which stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor being shifted to release on December 1.
While an official announcement of the new release date is being awaited, Fukrey Returns that is directed by Mrighdee..

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Breaking News: Iconic R D Burman Lata Mangeshkar-Kishore Kumar number ‘Kya Yehi Pyar Hai’ to feature in Dutt biopic

The Raj Kumar Hirani – Ranbir Kapoor bio-pic on Sanjay Dutt just got more exciting. The latest development on that front is the inclusion of the song ‘Kya Yehi Pyar Hai’ (haan yehi pyar hai) from Sanjay Dutt’s 1981 debut film Rocky.
Fans of nostalgia music will recall this Lata-Kishore duet composed by R D Burman as one of the most cherish able romantic melodies of the 1980s, and one that Sanjay Dutt would sing to his then-girlfriend Tina Munim who played the romantic lead opposite Dutt in Rocky, even when they were not facing the camera.
While the ultra-romantic velvety track’s inclusion in Hirani’s Dutt is indeed welcome, what comes as surprise is the context in which it will be used in the new film.
Says a source, “‘Kya Yehi Pyar Hai’ won’t be about romantic love but the love of life. The female voice has been completely eliminated and we will have only singer, Armaan Malik, crooning about the love of life as Sanjay Dutt goes from one crisis, drugs, to another, imprisonment. The ..

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Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s Brahmastra to release in 3D

Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's Brahmastra to release in 3D Karan Johar's Brahmastra has been in the limelight for a long time now. A lot had been earlier spoken and written about the film's title as it was called Dragon. Just a while back, the ace filmmaker Karan Johar who is producing the film has revealed the title of the same which is Brahmastra. The movie is a trilogy and will have Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead roles and will be directed by Ayan Mukerji. The announcement said, “Dharma Productions is proud to announce one of its most ambitious films Ayan Mukerji's directorial venture We embark a journey into the realm of a fantasy adventure series which will be a trilogy Collaborating on this exciting journey with us is Fox Star Studios and Namit Malhotra. We are honoured to have Mr. Amitabh Bachchan lead our cast along with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. The first part of our big screen spectacle will release on Augu..

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After fire Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s mom to move in with her

On Tuesday when a fire broke out at La Mer the high-rise apartment building in Mumbai which was Aishwarya’s parents’ home for close to 20 years and where Aishwarya spent much of her early years until marriage, Aishwarya confirmed to this writer that was well.
However the question of Aishwarya’s mother Brinda Rai’s safety once again loomed large. Says a source close to Aishwarya, “Both Abhishek and Aishwarya are worried about Mrs Rai being alone in the La Mer residence after Mr Rai passed away last year. They have been persuading Mrs Rai to come and stay with them, so that she would be close to her granddaughter Aaradhyaa. But Mrs Rai has been so far avoiding all attempts at persuading her to change residence.”
But now after the fire, Aishwarya and Abhishek are adamant. They want Mrs Brinda Rai to move in with them. According a family member, “Aishwarya’s mom’s resistance to the idea of changing residence is finally dissolving.”
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Vidya Balan: Only Sridevi can do a Sridevi track

Vidya Balan: Only Sridevi can do a Sridevi track Vidya Balan is currently busy prepping for Tumhari Sulu. The movie pays a tribute to Sridevi’s iconic song 'Hawa Hawai' from 'Mr. India'.
Featuring Vidya, Neha Dhupia, Hawa Hawai 2.0 is a party number where Vidya is seen enthralling us with her moves and grooves and innocent expressions. What really works for the song is that the makers have retained the original vocals of legendary singer Kavita Krishnamurthy.
However, Vidya, a well-known Sridevi fan in real life, is quick to point out that the new 'Hawa Hawai 2.0' is not a remake or attempt to recreate the original.
While talking to a leading daily, she said, ‘’ “We are not recreating or remaking the original. It is us dancing at a party. Because you cannot do a Sridevi song. Only Sridevi can do a Sridevi track. I just danced through Hawa Hawai in the film because it was so much fun.”
About shooting for the song, Vidya said, “I may have been five or ..

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Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor to promote Padmavati on Bigg Boss 11?

Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor to promote Padmavati on Bigg Boss 11? Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati is garnering tremendous attention ever since the magnificent trailer of the film was released. The first song from the movie, Ghoomar released recently. Deepika Padukone has left no stone unturned and the result we all have is in front of us. The slightly over three minutes song sees Deepika performing the Rajasthani folk dance to perfection.
Recently there were reports that Deepika and Shahid Kapoor will appear on Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 11 to promote Padmavati. However, now we hear that this news doesn’t stand true. A source told a leading daily, “There hasn't been any talks of Deepika-Shahid promoting the film in the Bigg Boss house from our side. We haven't thought about it yet and thus the news of the same is Untrue. We haven't given any official announcement on the same”
But wait, do not get disappointed as we also got to know that the makers may discuss Dee..

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Madame Tussauds Delhi gets a wax statue of Justi Bieber

Madame Tussauds Delhi gets a wax statue of Justi Bieber Madame Tussauds India unveiled a statue of Grammy award-winning singer Justin Bieber in a mini preview at The Grub Festival.
The Grub Festival, which brings together music and food lovers on the same ground, started on Friday.
Apart from Bieber's, wax statues of singer Jennifer Lopez and Indian actor Hrithik Roshan were also unveiled which were a hit among the crowd present at the festival's venue – the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
The final display of all statues at the wax museum will take place on December 1 here with wax figures of celebrities like actress Madhubala, singer Asha Bhosle, and cricketer Kapil Dev.
Anshul Jain, general manager at Merlin Entertainment India Pvt Ltd, said: “We are excited to bring a mini ensemble of Madame Tussauds to the Grub Fest, which created an immersive experience by giving people a glimpse of what's in store for them when we launch the attraction”.
“Justin Bieber has a huge f..

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Picture perfect: Madhuri Dixit and Deepika Padukone catch up in style

Picture perfect: Madhuri Dixit and Deepika Padukone catch up in style Today, Madhuri Dixit and Deepika Padukone were clicked together by the shutterbugs at the Marathi Filmfare Awards 2017. The two are rarely spotted together, but whenever they meet they share a great warmth with each other.
The two posed and smiled as they got clicked at the event. Madhuri looked gorgeous in a pink traditional attire, giving us some major fashion goals. The actress completed her look with beautiful earrings and bright shade lipstick.
Deepika, on the other hand, looked beautiful in an embellished floral gold saree with a matching train by Sabyasachi. A pair of earrings from the designer, simple hair and a pink tone lip added finishing touches to her look.
Madhuri is all set to make her acting debut in Marathi cinema but not under her home banner. When asked about the same, Madhuri had stated to a leading daily, “Marathi cinema is evolving beautifully and it makes me proud to see such incredible st..

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Ittefaq: Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha have fun in the behind-the-scenes making of Ittefaq Se

Ittefaq: Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha have fun in the behind-the-scenes making of Ittefaq Se The makers of Ittefaq released the behind-the-scenes of the song Ittefaq Se starring Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha and Akshaye Khanna. The making of this song is as intriguing as the entire song.
The song is a rendition of 1982 Namak Halal's Raat Baaki. It is crooned by Jubin Nautyal and Nikita Gandhi and the music has been recreated by Tanishk Bagchi.
The song is choreographed by Adil Shaikh. Sidharth and Sonakshi have quite a fun while shooting this intense track.
In the making video, the Ek Villain actor reveals that he didn't shoot the song with Sinha at all. They shot it separately and yet, it came out so well.
Ittefaq is a remake of 1969 movie of the same name directed by Yash Chopra.
The film is produced by Karan Johar and Shah Rukh Khan.
In the movie, Sid essays the role of Vikram and Sonakshi plays the character, Maya. About their characters and trailer..

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Aamir Khan plans to release Secret Superstar in China

Aamir Khan plans to release Secret Superstar in China Actor-producer Aamir Khan is determined to take “Secret Superstar” to China, and says he has already started planning about the release.
“'Secret Superstar' will definitely release in China in next one or two months. We are working on the planning aspect of it,” Aamir said here.
Aamir is a popular Bollywood face in China, especially after the super success of his movies “PK” and “Dangal”.
The actor opened up about his plans during the film's success party which was hosted by director Advait Chandan. The film is produced by Aamir and Kiran Rao under the banner Aamir Khan Productions, Zee Studios and Akash Chawla.
In “Secret Superstar”, Zaira Wasim, who hails from Kashmir, plays a teenage girl named Insia who dreams of becoming a singer. The film is about how she fulfils her dreams by keeping her identity hidden.
Made on a budget of Rs 15 crore including the cost of production and prints and publicity, “Secret Su..

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Is Shahid Kapoor planning to step into Hrithik Roshan’s shoes?

After Hrithik Roshan has opted out of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s sports film on kabaddi as he has no dates till mid next year, a new entrant to the picture is Shahid Kapoor. The younger actor has met Mehra a couple of times and expressed his keenness to act in the sports drama which will be directed by Mehra himself (this will be his next after Mirzya). Shahid is keen to expand his repertoire of working with some of the best directors today and has no qualms about approaching any director whom he wants to work with as he’s confident about his own acting.
Says a trade source, “Hrithik was in talks for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Kabaddi, produced by Ronnie Screwvala and had heard the concept and liked it. The film is a fictional story based on kabaddi and set in a prisoner-of-war camp and the actor would have played a kabaddi player. But Hrithik is busy with Siddharth Anand’s and Vikramaditya Motwane’s next so he informed Ronnie that they should go ahead without him and sign another star…

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Ittefaq: Karan Johar calls Shah Rukh Khan his partner in crime, here’s why

Ittefaq: Karan Johar calls Shah Rukh Khan his partner in crime, here's why Karan Johar and Shah Rukh Khan came together for Ittefaq, not as actor-director but as producers of the film. KJo is extremely excited about his collaboration with SRK for the 10th time and he took to Twitter to express his happiness about the same and called the superstar his 'partner in crime'. Karan tweeted, '#Ittefaq is our 10th collaboration together @iamsrk….my family…my friend and with #ittefaq my true partner in crime!!Love you Bhai!!!!'.
#Ittefaq is our 10th collaboration together @iamsrk….my family…my friend and with #ittefaq my true partner in crime!!Love you Bhai!!!! pic.twitter.com/yl0RWZy8TX
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) October 27, 2017
Don't Karan and SRK give you immense friendship goals? The movie is produced by Karan's Dharma Productions and King Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment. Directed by Abhay Chopra, Ittefaq stars Sidharth Malhotra, Sonaks..

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When Aishwarya Rai Bachchan rushed to Sachin Tendulkar’s wife Anjali’s parents rescue!

A few days ago, when a fire broke out Bandra’s La Mer building on Tuesday afternoon, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai were among the first to be spotted as they rushed there when they heard the news. They provided for water and food to Anjali Tendulkar’s parents and the other residents of the building as they couldn’t go up to their apartments for hours. Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali used to stay in La Mer, but moved to a bungalow in Perry Cross Road at Bandra six years ago. They are close to the Bachchans and had attended Abhishek and Aishwarya’s wedding in Prateeksha (Sachin was part of the baraat). In May this year, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek and Aishwarya had attended the grand premiere of Sachin: A Billion Dreams.
Says a source, “The fire apparently broke out in one the floors where Sachin Tendulkar’s in-laws, Anand and Annabel Mehta live in. Aishwarya’s mother Vrinda also lives there, as the actress owns a flat on the 12th floor in the 16-storey building. When the fire..

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Court summons Sanjay Dutt over ‘Jaadu Ki Jhappi’ remark on politician Mayawati

It seems that the legal hassles in Sanjay Dutt’s life are far from over. The actor, who recently returned from prison after serving a three year sentence, is caught in the web of yet another controversy owing to his comment on politician Mayawati. Furthermore, in reference to this case that is dated back to 2009, the UP court has issued summons to Sanjay Dutt asking him to appear in the court on November 16.
Reportedly, the recent action taken against Sanjay Dutt is owing to the ‘Jaadu Ki Jhappi’ remark he made on Mayawati. In 2009, when the actor was campaigning for the Samajwadi Party in Barabanki [Uttar Pradesh], he had apparently mentioned that he would be giving Mayawati a ‘Jaadu ki Jhappi’, a phrase referring to a tight hug that had become popular from his film Munnabhai MBBS [2003].
The comment obviously fuelled up a scandal with Dutt being accused of outraging a woman’s modesty, followed by which a case was registered against him on the same grounds. Now, recent reports claim..

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Amitabh Bachchan’s lawyer clears the air: No violation, as no construction done on Goregaon property

Amitabh Bachchan's lawyer clears the air: No violation, as no construction done on Goregaon property Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's lawyer on Friday denied any illegal construction on his property in Mumbai's Goregaon East area in relation to a notice sent by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
An IANS report, based on an RTI query by an activist, had said on Wednesday that BMC had served a notice on Bachchan and others for allegedly carrying out illegal constructions on their properties.
“Our client has purchased a property in Oberoi Seven from M/s. Oberoi Realty Limited, vide agreement dated October 29, 2012, registered before the Sub Registrar of Assurances on November 2, 2012. The property was purchased as a bare shell and our client has neither put any brick nor taken out any brick from the said property, hence the question of illegal construction does not arise,” Amitabh's attorney Ameet Naik said in a statement.
Besides Amitabh, BMC had also issued ..

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