Sara Ali Khan might just be signing her third film, all within a year of announcing her Bollywood entry. The young starlet, who arrested everyone’s attention with the release of the ‘Kedarnath’ teaser and even became a top trend on social media platforms, will reportedly star as the female lead opposite Kartik Aaryan, in a romantic flick by Imtiaz Ali.
According to reports, the director approached Sara after watching a few rushes of ‘Kedarnath’ and loved her screen-presence and dialogue delivery. The two reportedly sat down for a narration and the actress has given her nod.
Dad, Saif Ali Khan, who worked with Ali in ‘Love Aaj Kal’ was reportedly happy to hear about Sara being offered the film, and although he doesn’t make professional decisions for her, he felt that the director would tap into her potential. Mom, Amrita is believed to have loved the story that has a travelogue flavour to it.
Meanwhile, Sara’s debut film ‘Kedarnath’, will hit screens on December 7, followed by the actioner ‘Simmba’, opposite Ranveer Singh that will release on December 28.
After giving noteworthy films like ‘Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran’ and ‘Satyameva Jayate’, John Abraham is all set to come up with yet another interesting film opposite Ileana D’cruz. According to the reports, John has signed the dotted lines for Anees Bazmee’s ‘Saade Saati’. ‘Saade Saati’ will be a comedy film that will make one fall from the seat with its laughter dose. The word ‘Saade Saati’ is considered to be unauspicious according to the Hindu calender as anything done during the phase always goes wrong and the film will bring out humour out of such situations.
Report further suggest that it took six months to script the film post that Anees narrated the story to John which he liked and gave a nod to the film immediately as he was in splits after hearing the narration. Moreover, Ileana D’Cruz has been paired opposite John, with whom Bazmee worked on 2017’s ‘Mubarakan’.
Varun Dhawan who currently shooting Abhishek Varman’s ‘Kalank’ has yet another untitled project in his kitty. According to reports, the actor has been finalised as the male lead in Shashank Khaitan’s untitled espionage thriller.
The director, who is working on his ambitious project ‘Ranbhoomi’, has reportedly put it on hold and is expected to direct the espionage thriller. According to the latest developments, the directed has roped in Janhvi Kapoor, to play the female lead of the film. Apart from the fact that this will see a new on-screen pairing, the film will have her play the role of a spy. The film will also have various international stunt experts roped in for the action sequences.
While Varun will reportedly commence the shoot of Remo’s dance flick next year, his rumoured leading lady, Janhvi will also be shooting for Karan Johar’s magnum opus ‘Takht’. Thus, the two are rumoured to begin work on the espionage thriller in April-May, 2019
Ayushmann Khurrana has been having a great year professionally, in particular with his latest film ‘AndhaDhun’. His next release is ‘Badhaai Ho’ which is also garnering lots of attention. Now, it looks like he has bagged another film.
According to reports, he has been roped in a film titled as ‘Googly’. The female lead is apparently Nushrat Bharucha, which would make it the first time that two will be seen together on screen. It is touted by directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa, who is known for working on films like ‘Welcome Back’ and ‘Bhoomi’ as a writer. The project will be bankrolled by Balaji Motion Pictures, although an official announcement is awaited on the same.
Anurag Basu’s next, believed to be a sequel to his 2007 hit ‘Life In A Metro’, will reportedly see Aditya Roy Kapur teaming up with Taapsee Pannu for the first time on-screen. Although said to have a different title, reports confirm that Basu’s long scout for talent has culminated with Aditya signing the dotted line.
Reportedly, the film will feature an ensemble cast including Saif Ali Khan, Rajkummar Rao, Fatima Sana Shaikh and others. The plot will reportedly have a bunch of stories coming together to form the narrative, and Aditya and Taapsee will allegedly feature in the same story.
The Bollywood hunk may have been keeping a low profile over the past year, but he is back and ready to take his place under the spotlight again with an interesting line-up of films like the multi-starrer ‘Kalank’, ‘Sadak 2’ co-starring Alia Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt set to go on floors soon.
Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani all set to star in the remake of the Telugu film ‘Arjun Reddy’. The film will go on floors in October but before that the duo has teamed up for an amazing music video. The pair will be seen in a modern recreation of the iconic AR Rahman song ‘Urvashi’, whose remix has been created by Honey Singh. A still has also surfaced on social media and it really looks stunning. In the click, both the actors look really incredible and the crackling chemistry they share is almost palpable. While Kiara looks alluring in a maroon colored sequin dress, Shahid has his fleek on in a black full sleeved outfit. As for the song itself, the makers seem excited with the recreation and revealed that the song has been shot across Mumbai in three days. Meanwhile, Shahid has been undergoing prep for his role in the ‘Arjun Reddy’ remake with the team trying different looks for his role.
One of the Karan Johar’s ambitious projects ‘Rannbhoomi’ will star actor Varun Dhawan in the lead role. According to the latest development, Janhvi Kapoor might be seen playing the female lead in the film.
Shashank Khaitaan, who will be helming the film, reportedly had two names in mind, Alia Bhatt and Janhvi Kapoor. The filmmaker has directed both the actresses earlier. Given Alia’s packed schedule, Janhvi reportedly has an upper hand to the Bhatt actress for now and might star opposite Varun in the film.
After her debut film, ‘Dhadak’, Janhvi will next be seen in Karan Johar’s ‘Takht’ which also stars Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal and Anil Kapoor in pivotal roles.
Karan Johar will be making a return to direction after helming his last film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ in 2016. Called ‘Takht’, the film features Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal in leading roles. Details about their roles and pairings have now emerged.
If reports are to be believed, Ranveer will essay the role of Dara Shukoh and Vicky Kaushal will play the self-obsessed, tyrannical Aurangzeb in the film which traces the relationship between Mughal Emperor brothers. Reports state that Alia will be paired with Vicky and Ranveer will be romancing Janhvi.
Alia and Vicky have shared screen space before this film in ‘Raazi’ which was a massive success. The buzz is Janhvi will be seen portraying the role of Nadira Banu Begum, a Mughal princess and Alia may essay Dilras Banu Begum popularly known as Rabia-ud-Daurani. Dilras is said to be Aurangzeb’s favourite queen and bore him five children
Two of B-town’s hottest new talents Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy are coming together for a film which has set its sight for a big release next year. Last week it was confirmed that their film ‘Made in China’ will be clashing with Mouni’s another big-ticket film ‘Brahmastra’ as it will release on Independence Day in 2019.
Unveiling the first look of their film, Rajkummar took to Instagram and shared the poster of the movie with his fans. The actor sports a moustache while Mouni looks elegant in a green saree. The poster introduces Raghu and Rukmini in the first look.
Reportedly, Rajkummar plays a struggling Gujarati businessman who is on a journey to China with the aim to expand his business. The rib-tickling journey and lessons he learns on the way helps him become a successful entrepreneur.
Kriti Sanon has bagged some good projects in her kitty and fans can’t keep calm about her upcoming film ‘Luka Chuppi’. The actress and her co-star Kartik Aaryan are often seen updating their fans about the same on their social media handle.
Kriti recently shared a picture on Instagram where she announced she has wrapped up the shooting of her part in the film.
Kriti shared a picture with co-star Kartik Aaryan and director Laxman Utekar. She captioned the picture as, “And its a wrap for me for #LukaChuppi !! A fabulous script, a new character and a bunch of lovely, super talented and warm people who made this journey so so special!! @laxman.utekar Sir, @kartikaaryan @maddockfilms & #Dinoo thank you for making this ride so memorable!! Gonna miss you all.. ♥️♥️”.
Can’t wait to see them on screen together. 2019 is really coming with big surprises for Bollywood.
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‘Kalank’: Interesting facts about the biggest multi-starrer of the season
Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapur, who were shooting in Indore for their upcoming film ‘Kalank’ have completed another schedule of the film and on their way back home, the ‘Judwaa 2’ actor took to Instagram to share a picture with his co-star Aditya Roy Kapur and director Abhishek Varman.
Not only did Varun share a picture but also took a dig at his director Abhishek for being serious with his caption. His caption read as “JASHN – 2 children with a serious man . very difficult to get our maker to be part of any picture. Wrap of another sched as now I got a big action set piece for #kalank coming up.”
Meanwhile, the periodic drama ‘Kalank’ which is set in 1940’s also stars Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt and Sonakshi Sinh a in pivotal roles and is scheduled to release on April 19, 2019.
Karan Johar’s ‘Kalank’ is one of the most anticipated Bollywood movies, set to hit screens next year. The star-cast is often seen sharing light moments from the sets on their social media accounts, giving fans even more reasons to look forward to the release. Recently, a picture of Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapur chilling posing for a click, believed to be from the Indore sets made its way online.
Twinning in black outfits, they were all smiles for this dashing picture.
‘Kalank’ also stars Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Madhur Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha and Kunal Kemmu in leading roles. The film is slated to release in April 2019.
BADHAI HO CAME AS A SURPRISE HIT WHICH LEFT A MARK ABOUT BOLLYWOOD’S BOOMING COURAGE
Badhai Ho Box Office Success and New Favorite
It is a rare occurrence we see the Hindi film industry having the mettle to discharge a film like Amit
Sharma’s Badhaai Ho. Revolving around a moderately aged couple, Priyamvada and Jeetender Kaushik ,
who get pregnant abruptly, Badhaai Ho assaults the far reaching social thoughts on age, sexuality,
sentiment and parenthood and presents to the gathering of people an invigorating story that does not
have to rely upon a major spending plan or a long list of stars, to see it through.
Sharma’s film, made on a financial plan of around 25 crores could make a substantive buzz following its
discharge on October 19 2018, winning 18.96 crores previously the end of the week income were
counted. Film expert, Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and reported that the film was unquestionably the
greatest worker of all movies playing that end of the week, including new discharges like the Saif Ali
Khan starrer securities exchange dramatization Bazaar. These numbers previously put Badhaai Ho on the
rundown of the 10 best Bollywood arrivals of the year. Toward the finish of its first Saturday after
discharge, the film has anchored for itself a long end of the week run and a sizeable benefit. For a film
that isn’t a result of a major creation house, such gathering is extremely uncommon yet certainly
One should likewise take note of that the film discharged when there was a continuous strike among
motion picture theater proprietors in Madhya Pradesh, one of India’s biggest states. As is normal with
moderately littler movies like Badhaai Ho, informal exchange was the biggest impact behind driving
groups to the theaters. The story that digs profound into the inclinations of the general public scores
enormous because of a content cap isn’t long winded or educational. The outstanding exhibitions of
regularly underplayed stalwarts like Rao and Gupta are combined with noteworthy exhibitions by more
youthful on-screen characters Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra, who already showed up in the
2016 blockbuster Dangal. Indian crowds, who are ceaselessly benefited from high spending movies with
regularly cliché plots, are obviously building up a desire for movies like Badhaai Ho which are feeding
their interests as well as getting to be arguments inside their groups of friends. This is downright
compensating inside a general public that is set apart by ageist predispositions and frequently abusive
thoughts on sex and love. For this film to perform breathtakingly well in the Indian film industry, in
opposition to all forecasts, previously the start of the bubbly Diwali discharges, isn’t simply radical yet
additionally characteristic of the changing examples of the Hindi film industry.
In its second week, Badhaai Ho conflicted with the arrival of Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor’s
Namaste England, which was a monetary catastrophe in its opening end of the week, and figured out
how to round up the benefits that totalled 66.10 crores. The film’s prosperity on the home turf was
before long followed in the global markets where it discharged. In Australia alone, the film made AUS
1,77,927 in its opening end of the week, an accomplishment generally saved for greater Bollywood
discharges. In the USA-Canada advertise, the film earned USD 8,21,000 while rounding up nearly USD
1,12,000 in the UK. As last announced by Adarsh, the UAE showcase likewise turned out to be beneficial
for the film, where it earned USD 6,00,000 as of October 22, 2018.
By October 26, 2018 the film had crossed the 1 million check in the North American market along these
lines making Khurana, whose other film Andhadhun is additionally doing amazingly well in the American
market, the star of the season.