Vidyut Jamwal to play Irrfan Khan's junior version Not so long ago Vidyut Jamwal stepped in to play a role earmarked for
Irrfan Khan in "Bullett Raja". Now director Tigmanshu Dhulia will cast
them together in the same film.
But Irrfan and Vidyut wouldn't be seen together in the same frame as
they will be cast as the younger and older verVital to take a stand: Ankita Lokhande on child abuse Popular TV actress Ankita Lokhande, who will feature in "Halla Bol", an
episode on child abuse, says every person should stand up against such
a social evil.
The actress will share her viewpoint on child abuse in the upcoming
episode of Bindass' show "Halla Bol", which narrates real lifeRitu Beri designs special scarf for Women's Day Fashion designer Ritu Beri has created a special 'Women Solidarity
Scarf' on the occasion of International Women's Day, which falls
The scarf was jointly released by ASSOCHAM Ladies League (ALL) and JW
Marriott here Friday.
"The aim of this Solidarity Scarf is to become a viWill never join politics, says Aamir Khan Set to launch the second season of his TV show "Satyamev Jayate",
leading Bollywood actor Aamir Khan Friday said he is not interested in
joining politics, and does not consider himself a social activist
"I don't belong to the field of politics, won't be able to do well in
poli'Tarzan 3D' in Indian cities this April Animated adventure movie "Tarzan 3D" is all set to release in India
Being released by PVR Pictures, it features "Twilight" heart-throb
Kellan Lutz as Tarzan and actress Spencer Locke as Jane.
The latest adaptation of Edgar Rice Burrough's classic book "Tarzan of
the Apes", iRekha Bhardwaj set to rock 'She Rocks' concert Rekha Bhardwaj, a powerhouse of musical talent, will perform at the She
Rocks concert, organised here to salute the spirit of women on
International Women's Day Saturday.
Rekha's mellifluous melodies are expected to add to the fervor and
celebration with a live performance. She will paySunny Leone: Would love to have babies Indo-Canadian adult film star-turned-actress Sunny Leone, who is in her
life's "best phase", says she would love to experience motherhood but
right now, she is focussed on Bollywood.
"I would love to have babies but I don't know when. This is one moment
which I can't replace ever in my lWomen that Bollywood stars admire A mother is a special woman in everyone's life, but every person has
another favourite lady whom they idolise and admire. On International
Women's Day Saturday, Bollywood celebrities like Dimple Kapadia and
Javed Akhtar make their pick.
Here's a look:
Dimple Kapadia: Krishna KapoorWould've loved to woo Waheeda with poem, confesses Amitabh Had Amitabh Bachchan not married actress Jaya Bhaduri way back in 1973,
and had got a chance to woo someone else, it would be the "epitome of
Indian beauty" Waheeda Rehman. The megastar says he would have tried to
catch her attention with a poem.
At the India Today Conclave 2014, when anShiney Ahuja to come back with 'Welcome Back' Actor Shiney Ahuja, who faded into obscurity after he was accused of
rape by his former domestic help, will now be seen in Anees Bazmi's
Confirming the news, Shiney told IANS: "Yes, I am a part of 'Welcome
Back'. I got a call from Anees sir's casting director and he briefSimbu, Trisha to team up again After the success of Tamil romantic-drama "Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya",
actors Silambarasan aka Simbu and Trisha Krishnan are teaming up again
for yet-untitled Tamil project to be helmed by filmmaker Selvaraghavan.
The film will be produced by Varun Manian and will have music by Yuvan
Shank'Saivam' will instil lost family traditions in audiences: Director Filmmaker A.L. Vijay, who is busy wrapping up his Tamil directorial
"Saivam", is confident that his summer release will revive lost family
"'Saivam' is about family values. It will zoom through every
individual's family roots and help people understand the real meaning
of'Not doing 'Drishyam' remake: Simran Bagga Southern actress Simran Bagga, who recently made a comeback to the
industry with Tamil romantic-drama "Aaha Kalyanam", has clarified that
she is not part of the remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster
"Drishyam" in any language.
"I'm not doing any role in any language in any remake of 'DrNayantara wows Sekhar Kammula with commitment Southern filmmaker Sekhar Kammula, currently working with actress
Nayantara on the southern remake of "Kahaani" titled "Anaamika", a
bilingual, is in awe of her commitment and uncompromising attitude
"Initially, when she was roped in there was a little apprehension aboutShankar's magnum opus 'Ai' almost complete Director Shankar says that shooting for his Tamil romantic-thriller
"Ai" will be completed as soon as they wrap up the last song with Amy
Jackson. He is readying it for a summer release.
The film has been on floors for close to two years.
Visual effects company Weta, which has worked onCamera rolls for Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil comedy "Uttama Villain",
which he has scripted, went on the floors Monday. Being directed by
Kannada actor Ramesh Arvind, it will be completed in two short
"The regular shooting started in Bangalore this morning. Kamal sir
plans to'Kaaviya...' gave me freedom to innovate with folk music: Rahman Double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman says he agreed to compose
music for upcoming Tamil period-drama "Kaaviya Thalaivan" because it
gave him the scope to innovate with folk music like never before.
"I haven't got the opportunity to compose folk music for films very
often. This projecInteracted with real rowdies for 'Jigarthanda' role: Simhaa Actor Simhaa, who impressed audiences with his performance in films
such as "Soodhu Kavvum" and "Neram", says he interacted with real-life
rowdies to prepare for his role in forthcoming Tamil gangster-drama
Simhaa plays a Madurai-based gangster in the film, which is direct'Yevadu' completes 50 days Actress Shruti Haasan is happy that her Telugu action-thriller "Yevadu"
completed 50 days Sunday.
The 28-year-old took to microblogging website Twitter to thank the
entire team of the movie.
"Happy on 'Yevadu' completing 50 successful days. Thanks to the entire
team, our director VamsSiddharth sheds boy-next-door image in 'Jigarthanda' Popularly known for his romantic roles in several southern films, actor
Siddharth says forthcoming Tamil gangster-drama "Jigarthanda", has
given him the opportunity to shed his boy-next-door image.
Siddharth has essayed romantic roles in films such as "Koncham Ishtam
Koncham Kashtam" andPost-delivery, Kavita Srinivasan busy with designing project Southern actress Kavita Srinivasan, who recently gave birth to a baby
boy, is keeping herself busy with a designing project.
Kavita is an architect from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Post-delivery, I haven't signed any new projects. I'm keeping myself
occupied with a dActor Ravi Teja's brother booked for misbehaviour Telugu actor Bharat, younger brother of Ravi Teja, was arrested here
Monday night for excessive drinking and misbehaving with police
officers who tried to control him, police said Tuesday.
He will be presented in Miyapur court Tuesday afternoon.
"He was drunk when he was returning from a'Gate' to be shot in 18 days In a record of sorts in Telugu filmdom, upcoming horror-thriller "Gate"
will be shot in a flat 18 days, says its director Rajesh Sai. The film
is slated to go on the floors March 10 and is slated to release May 2.
"We are working on a very tight budget. Therefore, we plan to complete
theMemorable to act with father, son in 'Manam': Nagarjuna Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who worked with his late father Akkineni
Nageswara Rao and Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in forthcoming Telugu drama
"Manam", says the experience was adventurous and memorable.
"Manam" was the last film of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao,
who passed away recent'Manam' gears up for Ugadi release Forthcoming Telugu drama "Manam", featuring three generations of actors
from the Akkineni clan, will release March 31 worldwide on the occasion
of Ugadi, says the film's director Vikram Kumar.
"Manam" is the last film of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who
passed away recently.Honoured to share screen space with Mohanlal: Ragini After sharing the frame with Tamil superstar Vijay in "Thalaivaa",
actress Ragini Nandwani, who has landed a role with Malayalam superstar
Mohanlal in upcoming satiric comedy "Peruchaazhi", says she's honoured
to be working with him.
Ragini, who is a popular name on small screen throughNara Rohit's `Shankara' audio next week Young hero Nara Rohit and Regina will be seen as the lead pair in the
action entertainer, `Shankara'. The audio album will be released
through Aditya Music in the second week of March and the theatrical
release is being planned for mid summer. The movie's shoot has been
completed a longSouth Indian young actress teaming up with Rajinikanthâ€¦ If the updates are to be believed, then it is true that, the South
Indian young and beautiful actress Anushka is going to team up with
Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth. It is voiced that, after the completion of
the current project `Kochadaiiyaan', Rajinikanth might work with
K.S.Ravikumar foUday Kiran's last film to release soon Uday Kiran was shot into fame as a hat trick hero in the early days of
his career. His first three films were big hits and everyone was of the
opinion that he would give a tough competition to all the heroes.
However, his career faced an abrupt block with some unexpected turn of
events aTamil cinema likely to cap promotional expenditure As a gesture of fair play for films of all sizes and budgets, Tamil
Film Producers Council's head Keyar says that soon they may put a cap
of Rs.40 lakh on film promotions.
He had raised the issue at the audio launch of Tamil "Snehavin
"We have been thinking about implemeSay 'no' to dubbing, rues Kannada film industry Under the tutelage of leading actors such as Shivrajkumar and Kiccha
Sudeep and activist Vatal Nagaraj, the Kannada film industry staged a
rally here against the release of dubbed films in the state.
"By releasing other language films and serials dubbed in Kannada, we are
sidelining theKannada actor Raghavendra recovering from blood clot Kannada actor-producer Raghavendra Rajkumar is recuperating in a private
hospital here after emergent surgery conducted to remove a blood clot in
his brain, a hospital spokesman said Thursday.
"The actor is responding to treatment and feeling better than yesterday
(Wednesday - when theKamal Haasan writing script for Ramesh Aravind's movie Kannada actor-director Ramesh Aravind, who is directing "Uthama Villain",
says that Kamal Haasan is not only playing the lead, but also writing the
script of his movie.
The film will go on floors in November.
"The current working title is 'Uthama Villain', we are working on the
scriVaralaxmi Sarathkumar for Kannada remake of 'Mirchi' Tamil actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has been roped in to pair with
superstar Kiccha Sudeep in the untitled Kannada remake of Telugu
blockbuster "Mirchi", which went on floors recently.
"We have roped in Varalaxmi to play one of the heroines in the film. We
are on the lookout for the resRamya, Karnataka's first actress in Lok Sabha Ramya, who was Saturday elected to Lok Sabha from Mandya constituency in
Karnataka, is the first female actor from the state to enter parliament.
Fielded by the ruling Congress, she defeated C.S. Puttaraju of Janata
Dal-Secular in the bypoll held Aug 21. Mandya is about 80 kms from
BangCongress fields actress Ramya for Karnataka LS bypoll Popular Kannada film actor Ramya Saturday filed nomination papers as the
Congress candidate for the Aug 21 bypoll to Mandya Lok Sabha seat from
She is pitted against former legislator C. S. Puttaraju of Janata
Dal-Secular (JD-S), who filed his papers Friday. Mandya is about 8Sai Kumar wants to continue 'Police Story' franchise His unforgettable role as police officer Agni in Kannada action-drama
"Police Story" catapulted him to star status, and now southern actor Sai
Kumar Pudipeddi, is keen to begin work on the third part in the series.
"I've been thinking of starting work on 'Police Story 3', but nothing hasYoung Kannada actor Hemanth dead Kannada actor Hemanth, seen in his debut film "Nenapinangala", died of a
heart attack at a private hospital here Wednesday, a family friend said.
He was 27.
"He complained of chest pain last evening when he was working out in a
gym. He was rushed to M.S. Ramaiah Hospital where he underwVijay Raghvendra follows Aamir Sandalwood following Bollywood is not new but this time an actor has
followed another actor for a thing that is quite unusual. After Aamir Khan
made news for wearing a skirt for Rajkumar Hirani's `Peekay', its Vijay
Raghavendra who has dressed up girly.
Vijay who is currently in the BigUppi to reprise Venkatesh's role Sandalwood superstar Upendra is all set to reprise Venkatesh's role in yet
another remake. The talked about film is `Gowri' that will be a remake of
Telugu film `Lakshmi' that had Venky play the lead. While the original was
directed by VV Vinayak, this one will mark the 99^th film of filmma