Vicky-Sam movie revived
After appreciable forwards and backwards, producer Ronnie Screwvala and director Aditya Dhar have now determined to go forward with The Immortal Ashwatthama. Based on the warrior son of Guru Dronacharya from the mythological epic, Mahabharata, the magnum opus reunites the makers with Vicky Kaushal, the lead actor of the blockbuster hit, Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019). Interestingly, the movie additionally marks the large Bollywood debut of south star Samantha, who has wowed audiences and critics alike for her efficiency because the antagonist Raji in Raj-DK’s The Family Man 2. Aditya, who has completed intensive analysis and labored on the script during the last three years, has apparently impressed the producer and the studio bankrolling the movie along with his storyboard of the narrative. Reportedly, the group is trying to start work on the movie in February 2023. By then, Vicky will wrap up Sam Bahadur with director Meghna Gulzar. He can then start prep to lastly see his and Aditya’s dream venture come true.
Gunning for motion
Though she has acted in thrillers earlier than, Code Name Tiranga sees Parineeti Chopra carry out loads of stunts. For her a part of R&AW agent Durga in director Ribhu Dasgupta’s espionage thriller, the actor underwent intensive prep, and in addition educated in using totally different sorts of weapons. “When you’re gun coaching however need to use your expertise on the motion director himself, as a result of he doesn’t allow you to relaxation,” she wrote alongside the video of her capturing classes she posted on-line. Parineeti added, “Countless bruises and warmth massages later, Agent Durga (aka stronger me) is prepared for motion movie no 2. Bring it on!”
A write alternative
Rani Mukerji is popping writer with an autobiography that will probably be unveiled on her birthday, March 21, 2023. The memoir, printed by Harper Collins India, is claimed to be a disarmingly sincere account of her inspiring journey. Admitting that she hasn’t had the time to pause, look again on her life, retrospectively and introspectively, Rani says, “This memoir is my manner of reminiscing what I’ve been via proper from my childhood. It’s for each single one that has given me boundless love and saved me grounded. I sit up for their reactions when this e book releases on my birthday subsequent yr, making the day much more particular.”
No to piracy
The makers of Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS: I) had sought authorized route to stop the screening of the magnum opus on pirated web sites. The Madras High Court yesterday banned greater than 2,000 web sites from streaming the pirated model of Mani Ratnam’s interval drama starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Chiyaan Vikram, Trisha Krishnan and Karthi.
Retro b’day for Big B
Amitabh Bachchan turns 80 on October 11. To mark the momentous event, Film Heritage Foundation has introduced Bachchan: Back To The Beginning, a novel four-day competition in partnership with PVR Cinemas. Starting October 8, 11 of Big B’s landmark early motion pictures will probably be screened in 17 cities throughout India. Admitting that he by no means thought he’d see a day when his preliminary movies could be screened, Bachchan says, “It is a exceptional initiative of Film Heritage Foundation and PVR to showcase not simply my work, however the work of my administrators, fellow actors and technicians of the time who made these movies potential. It brings again an period that’s gone, however not forgotten. This is why saving India’s movie heritage is so necessary.” Asserting the significance of saving our movie heritage, he provides, “I hope that is the start of many festivals that may rejoice landmark movies of Indian cinema again on the large display.”
Let’s play boss
Krushna Abhishek has jumped on the Bigg Boss bandwagon. Come October 9, he will probably be seen internet hosting Bigg Buzz that revolves round a loopy Bigg Boss household enjoying video games with the evicted contestants of the fact present. Krushna says, “I’m thrilled to be internet hosting Bigg Buzz the place I get to take the category of the evicted contestants and share inside information with the viewers. Ghar ke andar Bigg Boss unki class lenge, aur ghar ke bahar fundamental.”
Adding it up
It appears to be like like Ayushmann Khurrana and Rakul Preet Singh’s reel jodi has garnered a lot curiosity. So a lot in order that even earlier than their first collaboration Doctor G opens in cinemas on October 14, they’ve bagged an endorsement deal.
The two actors have been signed on as ambassadors of the athleisure vary of a footwear model. Apparently, Ayushmann and Rakul have shot a marketing campaign, which is aimed on the younger customers. The two actors play docs within the social comedy that marks the directorial debut of Anurag Kashyap’s sister, Anubhuti.