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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Film Padmavati Release Date is Differred

Release date of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati has been voluntarily deferred. The film was set to hit the screens on 01 December.

The new release date will be announced afterwards, once the "requisite clearances" are in place. 

The actors of the film Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor are facing massive agitation from various groups. According to them the film distorts history and falsely portrays a relationship between Rajput queen Padmini and Muslim ruler Alauddin Khilji.

Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi had slammed the makers of film Padmavati for allowing the film to be screened before obtaining a certificate from the board. 

Rukmini Maitra is injured in shooting and hospitalised

Dev's girl friend and model turned Bengali film actress Rukmini Maitra is injured on Saturday (18 November 2017) in Sikkim while shooting for the film Kabir. Rukmini Maitra was injured on her knee and after first aid the actress is admitted at Siliguri Hosital.
Rukmini Maitra

Aniket Chottopadhyay is the director of the film Kabir and Dev is the producer of the film. This is the third film of Dev - Rukmini pair. Dev is playing the role of Kabir and Rukmini is Yasmine in the film Kabir.

Bengali Actress Rita Kayral is Dead

Bengali TV and film actress Riya Kayral is no more in this world, Rita has died on today, 19 November 2017. The actress was suffering from liver cancer since August this year.
Rita Kayral

Rita Kayral was suffering from liver cancer and she was admitted to hospital for treatment. Few days back, the 58 years old actress, Rita was discharged from the hospital and she came back to her home. Rita Kayral resumed shooting in TV serials but today morning (19 November 2017), she felt illness and when brought to the hospital where she was declared dead.

Apart from TV serials, Rita Kayral has acted in many films like Asukh (1999), Ashray (2000), Iti Mrinalini (2011), Dutta Vs Dutta (2012). 

Presently Rita Kayral was acting in Bengali TV serial 'Rakhi Bandhan'.

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar Biography and Personal Profile

Manushi Chhillar, an Indian model and beauty queen is crowned Miss World 2017. Manushi was previously crowned Femina Miss India 2017 on 25 June 2017. Manushi Chhillar has completed her medical degree.
Manushi Chhillar

Personal Profile of Manushi Chhillar

Date of birth of Manushi Chhillar: 14 May 1997

Parents of Manushi Chhillar: Manushi was born to doctor parents in Haryana. Her father, Dr. Mitra Basu Chhillar, is a scientist at the Defence Research and Development Organisation, while her mother, Dr. Neelam Chhillar, is an associate professor and department head of neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences.

Education of Manushi Chhillar: Manushi Studied at St. Thomas' School in New Delhi and completed  medical degree course at the Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonipat.

Other activities of Manushi Chhillar: Manushi is a trained Kuchipudi dancer, and has trained under legendary dancers Raja and Radha Reddy and Kaushalya Reddy. Manushi Chhillar has also attended the National School of Drama.


Femina Miss India 2017
Miss World 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali threatened in connection with film Padmavati

Shree Rajput Karni Sena threatened to chop off Deepika Padukone's nose while Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Yuva Mahasabha's Thakur Abhishek Som offered Rs 5 crore to anyone who would "behead" her and 'Padmavati' director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The heroine has been given special security by Mumbai police.
Deepika Padukone

Karni Sena Chief said "We never raise our hands on women, but if we are provoked we will do to her what Lord Ram's brother, Lakshman, did to Surpanakha (cut off her nose)."

Deepika Padukone gets special security after threats over film Padmavati

Film Padmavati is based on Rani Padmini of Chittor and mostly Rajput groups, say the film wrongly implies a romantic relationship between the queen and Emperor Alauddin Khilji. 

Rajasthan government struggles to handle the protests while the Uttar Pradesh government of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has written to the Centre saying that the release of the film can pose a law and order problem for the state.

Padmavati stars Deepika Padukone as the Queen, while Shahid Kapoor plays Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh plays Alauddin Khilji.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Salman Khan refuses to kiss Katrina Kaif on-screen

Latest hot news in Bollywood is the action packed film Tiger Zinda Hai where Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will be seen. Film Tiger Zinda Hai is based on romance and talks more about sensitive issues.
Salman and Katrina in film Ek Tha Tiger

There have also been reports that the director of the film, Ali Abbas Zafar, wanted to include a kissing scene between the two, but it was Salman who refused the idea.This was all because of Salman's no intimacy clause that he has maintained since he started out in the industry. Known for opting for a romantic song instead of an intimate or lovemaking scene, Salman has refused to kiss Kat on camera. According to a report in a leading portal, a particular scene from the script required the two agents to get extremely intimate, however, Salman said no!

No matter what, we still love Katrina and Salman sharing screen space.

Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi in ICU

Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi is admitted in ICU on 07 November, Tuesday. The 61 year old filmmaker  has been battling kidney cancer. Kalpana Lajmi is known for her films like 'Rudali', 'Darmiyaan' and 'Daman'. Kalpana had a line in relationship with legendary Bhupen Hazarika.
Kalpana Lajmi and Bhupen Hazarika

Kalpana Lajmi said "Today morning my heart rate dropped and I felt uneasy. I am a kidney patient and both my kidneys are not functioning properly. Yesterday was my partner's (Bhupen Hazarika) death anniversary so I went all the way to Vashi (Navi Mumbai) to attend the program. That must have taken a toll on me. So today when I woke up, I felt very weak. I was then taken to the IC.,

According to the doctors she would be discharged from the hospital in the next few days. Kalpana has been undergoing dialysis treatment every week and is reportedly overwhelmed by the financial support she has received from stars like Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar and others from the film industry. Kalpana said "They all have helped me, from Indian Film & Television Directors' Association, Rohit Shetty, Salman Khan, Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Soni Razdan, Neena Gupta. All of them have come forward and helped me during my worst. It is a financially draining and a continuous lifelong process. I am thankful to my film fraternity for standing by me in this phase. Specially my mother, my brother and Shyam Benegal for their constant support."

It is heard that Kalpana’s medical bills which come to around Rs 2.5 lakh every week for the four dialysis that she undergoes, are borne entirely by Soni Razdan and her daughter Alia Bhatt. Soni is Kalpana’s closest friend and she has been monitoring the funds for Kalpana’s treatment. Every time the bills pile up, Soni informs Alia who pays the bills.

Unique Features of Bengali film Amazon Obhijaan

Bengali film Amazon Obhijaan is all set to break many records in Bengali film industry as well as in Indian Film industry. This film has been shot in the Amazon forest and the budget is Rs 20 crores. Film Amazon Obhijaan may be a trend setter for Bengali films.

“We have packed in everything that Bengali movies haven’t seen before. From extensive use of VFX, to shoot at exotic locations and a whopping budget. Amazon Obijaan is breaking stereotypes associated with Tollywood films,” said Mahendra Soni, co-founder  and director at SVF.

The first film in the franchisee, Chander Pahar also introduced new concepts in Bengali film industry Film Chander Pahar was released in 2013 and the film was shot in South Africa.

Recently a 320-feet long and 190-feet wide poster of Amazon Obhijaan was unveiled at the Mohun Bagan football ground in Kolkata. Film Amazon Obhijaan is also coming up with a graphic novel with the entire story line of the film.

The film stars Tollywood hero Dev in the lead and is directed by Kamaleshwar Mukherjee. Laboni Sarkar will be seen playing the role of Dev's mother in the film.

Film Amazon Obhijaan will be released on 22 December 2017.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

How Meenakshi Seshadri looks now

Indian beauty Meenakshi Seshadri left Bollywood while she was at the peak of her career. Many actresses have made comeback after a long gap but Meenakshi is out of the industry since 1998. From 1983 to 1993, Meenakshi Seshadri worked in Bollywood and she was the top paid actress in her time.
Meenakshi Seshadri now (2017)

Meenakshi Seshadri won the Eve's Weekly Miss India contest in 1981 at age 17 and made her filmy debut in 1983 with film Painter Babu. Meenakshi Seshadri retired from cinema after marrying investment banker Harish Mysore. The couple has three children, daughter Kendra and sons Josh and Matt. After the release of her film Ghatak, she left the film industry to raise her children and resides in the US, with her husband and children. Meenakshi runs her dance school "Cherish Dance School". A documentary was made on her life called Meenakshi Accept Her Wings.
Meenakshi during her acting days

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Sidharth Malhotra refuses film with Jacqueline Fernandez

Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez starer film A Gentleman is not a hit film but filmmakers are showing interest to cast Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez because of their off-screen chemistry. But the hot news is that Sidharth refused two films opposite Jacqueline on the reason that scripts are not exciting.
Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez

Sidharth Malhotra earlier refused Race 3 because he did not want to be paired opposite Daisy Shah. Now Sidharth has refused films opposite Jacqueline Fernandez as he did not find the script exciting enough for him.

It is heard that Sidharth is taking advice of Karan Johar in selection of films. There is rumour that Alia Bhatt does not want Sid and Jacqueline to be together again.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Paoli Dam Marriage on 04 December 2017

Bengali actress Paoli Dam will tie the knot with her long time boyfriend Arjun Deb on 04 December 2017.  Marriage venue is Taj Bengal, West Bengal and as Arjun is from Assam, a reception will be held at Guwahati on 10 December.
Arjun and Paoli

Initially it was decided that the marriage will be held at Guwahati but now it is finalised that marriage of Paoli and Arjun will be in Kolkata and on 06 December, Paoli - Arjun and Paoli's other family members will reach Guwahati.

Arjun Deb is a businessman from Guwahati although he has link with Kolkata. Many relatives of Arjun are from Kolkata and Arjun owns a house at Bollygaunj. It is heard that after marriage, Paoli and Arjun will stay at Bollygaunge.

Marriage will be held following all Bengali rituals.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Bipasha Basu-Karan Singh Grover In a Steamy Condom Advertisement

It seems that Bipasha Basu is tired of doing Ghost films. Recently the sexy Bollywood actress and her husband Karan Singh featured together in a condom brand advertisement.

The steamy video sees Bipasha and Karan in a sensuous foreplay to promote awareness about safe sex and the importance of condoms in preventing unwanted pregnancies and sex related diseases. The ad film is directed by Prasad Naik and the tag line is "Get good at foreplay so that you get more play."

Bipasha Basu explained that "as a couple, the two believe in it and that's why we have thoughtfully endorsed it." The actress posted on Instagram "In a country that has the second largest population in the world.. we still have taboos on just the words sex and condoms... but not the actual act. Let’s talk more... read more and learn more about all the things that can be avoided just by the use of a simple precaution. With condoms you can have planned pregnancies and protected sex... which can curb HIV and STD cases. As a couple we believe in this that’s why we have thoughtfully endorsed it."