New Delhi [India], February 15 (ANI): Bollywood actors Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor’s horror-comedy, which was earlier titled ‘Roohi Afzana’, has got a new title. The upcoming film has now been named ‘Roohi’.
The trailer of the film will be out tomorrow and the movie is set to have a theatrical release on March 11, this year. Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on his Twitter handle.
He tweeted, “RAJKUMMAR RAO – JANHVI KAPOOR… #RajkummarRao – #JanhviKapoor starrer gets a new title: #Roohi… Release date: 11 March 2021… Trailer tomorrow… Costars #VarunSharma… Directed by Hardik Mehta… Produced by Dinesh Vijan, Mrighdeep Singh Lamba… #Jio Studios presentation.”
Taran Adarsh also shared a video, which reveals the vibe of the horror-comedy, which ends with a picture that shows a bride and two grooms. While one can guess the grooms to be Rajkummar and Varun, the look of Janhvi is kept under wraps.
The film, which also stars ‘Fukrey’ fame actor Varun Sharma, marks the first-ever collaboration of Rajkummar and Janhvi. Rajkummar and Varun have earlier shared screen space in 2015 release ‘Dolly Ki Doli’.
The forthcoming horror-comedy is being helmed by Hardik Mehta. A Jio Studios Presentation, ‘Roohi’ is being produced by Dinesh Vijan and Mrighdeep Singh Lamba.
‘Roohi’, which is the first major Bollywood release post lockdown, was set to hit the cinemas in the first week of June last year, but the film had to be postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The upcoming horror-comedy will also become the first film to arrive in theatres after the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting allowed cinema halls nationwide to operate at full capacity from February 1 with COVID-19 safety protocols put in place.
The film will reportedly tell the story of a ghost who abducts brides on their honeymoon. It is based on the lines of the 2018 hit film ‘Stree’ which featured Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao in lead roles. (ANI)
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Akshay Kumar drops first look poster of ‘Tadap’ featuring Ahan Shetty
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 2 (ANI): Shortly after the makers announced Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty’s debut project ‘Tadap’, megastar Akshay Kumar on Monday dropped a new poster featuring the debutant in an ‘angry young man’ look.
The ‘Good Newwz’ star took to Twitter and shared the poster of the film which sees Ahan as he poses on a motorbike.
The poster sees Ahan as he lays down on the motorbike while smoking a cigarette. The star kid is seen donning a maroon T-shirt, and a pair of loosely fitted brown pants. With a full-grown beard and neck length hair, channelling an ‘angry young man’ avatar, the actor is sure to win people’s hearts with his debut project.
Lauding the debutant and his upcoming film, the ‘Namaste London’ star wrote, “Totally nailed the angry young man look here, looking forward to watching you on the big screen.”
“Sending all my love and best wishes for #Tadap, in cinemas on 24th September,” he added.
Earlier in the day, the makers of the film dropped the first look of Ahan on social media.
Akshay penned a note to mark the occasion, and tweeted, “Big day for you Ahan…I still remember seeing your father,@SunielVShetty’s first film, Balwaan’s poster and today I’m presenting yours.”
“So happy and proud to share the poster of #SajidNadiadwala’s #Tadap *ing #AhanShetty and@TaraSutaria, releasing in cinemas on 24th Sept,” he added.
Riteish Deshmukh too praised the teaser poster of ‘Tadap’ on Twitter and wrote, “Smashing Teaser poster of #Tadap – #AhanShetty &@TaraSutariaare nothing less is expected from the cracking combo of #SajidNadiadwala, @milanluthria, @ipritamofficial&@foxstarhindi.”
Ahan’s debut with Sajid Nadiadwala is an addition to the legacy as Suniel Shetty too was launched by the producer.
‘Tadap’ is a Milan Luthria directorial, starring Ahan, Tara Sutaria, Saurabh Shukla, Kumud Mishra and Sumit Gulati. The film is being produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and co-produced by Fox Star Studios. It is being written by Rajat Arora and the soulful music in the film is by Pritam. ‘Tadap’ will hit big screens on September 24, 2021. (ANI)
Ayushmann Khurrana praises CISF for commendable work to curb COVID-19 pandemic in North East
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 2 (ANI): Deeply moved by the commendable work that the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Guwahati has been doing amid the COVID-19 pandemic in India, Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana who is currently shooting for his next, ‘Anek’, was requested to send a video message to the entire unit stationed in Assam and the actor sent them a heartfelt thank you.
The armed forces of India have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, protecting the citizens of the country while being in harm’s way.
The ‘Badhaai Ho’ star sent a video message to the front line warriors in which he said, “I would like to congratulate all the majors and soldiers from the CISF Guwahati regiment on how right since COVID-19 unfolded, until now, they have contributed to the aviation security with patience and valour.”
“I truly salute all your efforts to serve. I truly hope you stay safe and healthy,” added Ayushmann.
The ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhaan’ star has always been inspired by the army-men in India who selflessly devote their lives to protect others.
The actor has also been deeply moved by the pandemic and how it has impacted people from every stratum. He has also composed some heartfelt poems on these sufferings of people during the pandemic, which instantly became a rage in the country.
Meanwhile, on the work front, the actor will be seen in ‘Anek’, set to hit the big screens on September 17. It is being directed by Anubhav Sinha and marks the filmmaker’s second collaboration with Ayushmann after the critically-acclaimed 2019 film ‘Article 15’.
Apart from ‘Anek’, he will also be seen in ‘Doctor G’ and ‘Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui’. (ANI)
Parineeti Chopra-starrer ‘Saina’ to hit theatres on March 26
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 2 (ANI): Bollywood star Parineeti Chopra on Tuesday announced the release date of her much-anticipated sports-drama ‘Saina’, based on the life of ace shuttler Saina Nehwal. The film will hit the big screens on March 26, 2021.
The ‘Girl on The Train’ actor hopped on to Instagram and dropped the first look poster of the film. The poster, featured along with the announcement about the release date of the biopic, showcases a clear blue sky and a hand with a tricolour wrist band that is open in the air to catch a shuttlecock.
The poster read, “An incredible true story.” And a phrase “Maar Doongi” (will hit).
With the poster, Chopra wrote in the caption, “SAINA! (a racket and shuttlecock emoticon), In cinemas 26th March.”
The ‘Namaste England’ star who will be seen getting into the shoes of Indian shuttler Saina, sustained an injury on her neck, and went through four months’ rigorous training and hard work, during the making of the film.
Written and directed by Amol Gupte, the film is being produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Sujay Jayraj, and Rajesh Shah.
Of late, the ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ actor is riding high on the success of her Netflix film ‘The Girl On The Train’. It had premiered on February 26, 2021. The film is a Hindi adaptation of the thriller-themed International bestseller book under the same name. The book was made into a Hollywood film starring Emily Blunt in the lead in 2016.
In the Bollywood version helmed by Ribhu Dasgupta, Parineeti plays the eponymous girl taking the train, an alcoholic divorcee, who becomes involved in a missing person investigation and uncovers deeper secrets. (ANI)
‘Dhamaka’ teaser: Witness Kartik Aaryan in intense avatar as righteous news anchor
New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI): The much-awaited teaser of Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan’s upcoming film ‘Dhamaka’ is finally out and it features the actor in a never-seen-before avatar, which will definitely pique the curiosity of viewers.
The nearly one-minute-long teaser was shared by the actor on his Instagram account. He also revealed that the movie is set to stream on Netflix exclusively, without giving away the release date.
Kartik captioned the post, “Main hoon Arjun Pathak. Jo bhi Kahunga Sach Kahunga. #Dhamaka, Coming soon, only on Netflix.”
In the intriguing teaser, the actor can be seen giving an insight into the intense, gritty, and solid character of a news anchor. Breaking away from the usually light-hearted roles Kartik ventures into the intense world of thriller cinema with ‘Dhamaka’.
The teaser sees him in a raw and rustic avatar and it is all about Kartik’s character and the way he is handling the stressful situation amidst live cameras.
The teaser of ‘Dhamaka’ promises a gripping story woven around a news anchor reporting a hard-hitting incident of a bomb-blast in realtime. In the teaser, Kartik’s character Arjun Pathak can be seen saying, “Jo bhi kahunga, sach kahunga.”
Kartik also spoke about the film and said, “Dhamaka has been a very exciting and enriching experience for me as an actor. Working with a maverick like Ram Madhvani has allowed me to explore & showcase a new facet of my personality. I am thrilled that the film will reach audiences and my fans all around the world on Netflix.”
Directed by Ram Madhvani, the thriller is being produced by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP Movies and Ram Madhvani Films in association with Lotte Cultureworks, Globalgate Entertainment, and Lionsgate.
Speaking about the project, the filmmaker said, “Amita Madhvani and I and our full team at Ram Madhvani Films with the team at RSVP are thrilled that our film Dhamaka will be on Netflix. We know that this is only our first step to a continuing relationship with a platform we highly respect and that will reach national and international audiences.”
He further shared, “I have been wanting to collaborate with Kartik Aaryan for some years now. And I’m thrilled he wanted to do Dhamaka. Every day Kartik gave his all to the 360-degree system with which I work. His full involvement, his passion, his precise calibration as an actor is something that I hugely respect. It would be great to collaborate with him again because he made my work better.”
Earlier, the makers of ‘Dhamaka’ had unveiled the first look of the film revealing Kartik’s character Arjun Pathak. Dressed in a suit, the bespectacled journalist, with long hair with a hint of blood on himself, Kartik’s avatar intrigued the audience stirring the excitement for the film.
The film will follow a news anchor reporting a hard-hitting incident of a bomb-blast in realtime. Kartik’s character will be subjected to circumstances grappling him between tough choices, abidance to his career, or awakening the humanist within.
Apart from ‘Dhamaka’, Kartik will also feature in ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ and Karan Johar’s film ‘Dostana 2’. (ANI)
Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan set to make debut in romantic drama ‘Tadap’
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 2 (ANI): Veteran actor Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty is set to make his debut with Tara Sutaria in the upcoming outing ‘Tadap.’ The movie will hit the big screens on September 24, 2021.
Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Tuesday shared the news regarding the new project on his Instagram handle.
“AHAN SHETTY – TARA SUTARIA: #TADAP ARRIVES IN SEPT 2021… #TADAP ARRIVES IN SEPT 2021… #Tadap – the acting debut of #AhanShetty [son of #SunielShetty] – to release on 24 Sept 2021,” Taran wrote.
“Costars #TaraSutaria… Remake of #Telugu film #RX100… Directed by #MilanLuthria… Produced by #SajidNadiadwala… Fox Star Studios presentation,” he added.
Along with the release date and other details, a poster of the film was also dropped which piqued the curiosity of the audience.
The poster sees Tara hugging Ahan. The duo is seen standing at a stormy place while Ahan is trying to save and keep close to Tara amid the turbulence. The poster also showcased the release date of the film and comes with a text written on it, “An incredible love story.”
The movie ‘Tadap’ is being produced under the banner of Sajid Nadiadwala’s production house and is being helmed by Milan Luthria. (ANI)
Gal Gadot announces third pregnancy with adorable family picture
Washington [US], March 2 (ANI): Hollywood actor Gal Gadot, widely known for playing the lead role in ‘Wonder Woman’ franchise, is soon going to welcome a new family member. Gadot recently revealed that she is expecting her third child with husband Yaron Varsano.
The 35-year-old star announced her pregnancy on social media on Monday. She posted an adorable family picture on Instagram, which features the actor with her husband and their daughters laying on the bed and cradling her baby bump with big smiles on their faces.
He captioned the sweet post, “Here we go again.”
Gadot and Varsano, who tied the knot in 2008, are already proud parents to two daughters- nine-year-old Alma and three-year-old Maya, reported People magazine.
The ‘Death on the Nile’ star’s pregnancy announcement comes a day after fans saw Gadot presenting Best Foreign Language Film at the 2021 Golden Globes on Sunday. However, she concealed any sign of a baby bump underneath a white Givenchy swing mini dress with flowing sleeves and a mock turtleneck during the event.
Back in September, Gadot and Varsano celebrated more than a decade of marriage, taking to Instagram to commemorate the milestone. “Happy anniversary @jaronvarsano. You’re my one. My only. My everything.. 12 years of marriage feels like a walk in the park with you. To many more to come. I’m yours forever,” she wrote.
Gadot was last seen in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, which Warner Bros released simultaneously in theatres and OTT.
She will feature next in Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ cut, which is slated to release on HBO Max this month. Apart from that, she also has Netflix film ‘Red Notice’ in the pipeline. Gadot will feature in the movie with Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds. (ANI)
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