mid-day had reported that Akshay Kumar and Emraan Hashmi will shoot a particular tune for his or her movie, Selfiee (A particular tune to finish the movie, August 3). Sharing an image from the set, Emraan wrote, “28 years after the unique. The OG Khiladi with the brand new Anari. This stare-down led to a dance-off. And what a dance-off it was. (Haven’t stopped icing my ft ever since).” It seems the 2 actors shall be seen dancing to the brand new model of Main Khiladi Tu Anari’s title monitor. Incidentally, Emmi’s publish got here two days after Akshay wished Saif Ali Khan on his 52nd birthday on Tuesday, together with a video from his rehearsal for the shoot of their 1994 hit tune.
Even as director Shashank Khaitan was planning to start filming Screw Dheela with Tiger Shroff and Rashmika Mandanna in Portugal in September, we hear the film has hit a roadblock. Sources inform us that owing to her busy date diary, Rashmika is opting out of the Karan Johar manufacturing. Having already dedicated her dates over the following few months to Animal with Ranbir Kapoor, Pushpa sequel with Allu Arjun, and Varisu with Thalapathy Vijay, she couldn’t accommodate the motion drama in her choc-a-block schedule. In the wake of her sudden exit, Shashank is eager to rope in his Bedhadak heroine, Shanaya Kapoor. Apparently, he feels an ethical accountability in the direction of her after her debut film bought deferred to early 2023. However, sources declare Tiger is eager on getting Janhvi Kapoor on board, as a substitute of teaming up with a debutante. Interestingly, on this stalemate between Shashank and Tiger, producer KJo is claimed to have reiterated his religion in his director and guaranteed him of backing his resolution. Now, it stays to be seen who shall be lastly signed on to play Tiger’s heroine.
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Going world with the sequel
Over three years since his final directorial enterprise, Lucifer, Prithviraj Sukumaran is gearing up for a sequel. Titled L2: Empuraan, the political motion thriller sees the actor-fimmaker reunite with Mohanlal after this yr’s Bro Daddy. What makes their new movie attention-grabbing is that it’s being deliberate as a world providing and being made on a whopping price range of R400 crore. Buoyed by the success of the 2019 hit, Prithviraj and his staff wish to make L2 a world release, as is being deliberate for director Nag Ashwin’s Project Ok with Prabhas, Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone. Sources from the south inform us that the scripting is full and pre-production is underway. Shooting for L2 is slated to start out later this yr.
Jessica roots for Aamir’s movie
Aamir Khan’s newest providing, Laal Singh Chaddha, hasn’t carried out as effectively commercially because it was anticipated to. Nonetheless, the actor’s adaptation of Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks’s 1994 hit that bagged six Oscar awards, continues to wow movie aficionados. Among the numerous impressed with Aamir’s latest release is British journalist Jessica Hines, who reportedly shared a terrific equation with him at one level. Taking to Twitter, she wrote, “So, for what it’s price, popping my head above the parapet right here, I loved Laal Singh Chaddha and located a lot to like in it — I’ve numerous issues with the unique movie — however I assumed it labored very well, numerous coronary heart, soul and love.” Tagging Aamir’s manufacturing home, she concluded her tweet, saying, “Go see it, everybody.”
Chiranjeevi’s b’day reward
To mark Chiranjeevi’s 67th birthday on August 22, the makers of Godfather will release its teaser. An official Telugu remake of the 2019 Malayalam hit, Lucifer, the political motion thriller sees Chiranjeevi sport a salt-and-pepper search for the primary time in his appearing profession. What makes Godfather attention-grabbing is that it additionally options Salman Khan in a particular function. Also starring Nayanthara, the movie is slated to release this Dussehra.
On Puri’s wish listing
Puri Jagannadh, who’s gearing up for the release of Liger, not too long ago revealed that he has a script for Salman Khan. Even although they haven’t labored collectively, their affiliation goes again over 12 years. Salman’s 2009 hit Wanted, which modified the course of his profession, was a remake of Puri’s Pokiri (2006) with Mahesh Babu enjoying the undercover cop. “I’ve been making an attempt to make a movie with Salman sir for the reason that release of Wanted. I like him and I hope I get the possibility to direct him in the future,” Puri has mentioned. The filmmaker, who groups up with Vijay Deverakonda once more for his subsequent, Jana Gana Mana, is claimed to have a 10-year plan, and desires to work with a number of Bollywood actors. Interestingly, his 2006 hit, Temper, with Junior NTR, served because the inspiration for Rohit Shetty’s Simmba with Ranveer Singh. Puri added, “I need to work with Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer and Varun Dhawan. I like all of the Khans, however I need to do a movie with Salman sir.”
New jodi on display
Dhairya Karwa has bagged one other movie because the lead actor. Like his final providing, Gehraiyaan, his subsequent too is being produced by Karan Johar. The yet-untitled film is a romantic drama and Sanya Malhotra has reportedly been signed on as his main woman. Incidentally, she has additionally collaborated with KJo earlier than, for Meenakshi Sundareshwar (2021), co-starring Abhimanyu Dassani. While it’s not but identified which Dharma protégé will helm this love story, we hear the film is slated to go on flooring later this yr.