Box Office – Jimmy Sheirgill arrives with controversial Shorgul

Box Office – Jimmy Sheirgill arrives with controversial Shorgul =====================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Jimmy Sheirgill and Ashtuosh Rana’s Shorgull is the sole notable release of the week. The film has boasted of an impressive promo though the follow up hasn’t been as strong in terms of marketing, pitching and promotion. There has been…

How Akshay Kumar got his name from a Mahesh Bhatt film

Akshay Kumar, the superstar of Bollywood who is also affectionately called Khiladi Kumar, was originally Rajiv Bhatia belonging to a Punjabi family, this much is known to many but not that Akshay Kumar was the name of a character in a Mahesh Bhatt film called ‘Aaj’. In fact, this Mahesh Bhatt’s film was also Akshay…

Anushka Sharma’s Phillauri wraps up its shoot

    Fox Star Studios and Anushka Sharma’s home production, Phillauri, has wrapped up its shoot. Shot extensively in the picturesque and colorful state of Punjab, the film stars Diljit Dusanjh, Suraj Sharma, Mehreen Pirzada and Anushka. The shoot had begun on Baisakhi earlier this year.   Co-produced by Clean Slate Films (Anushka’s production banner with brother…

After Udta Punjab controversy, ‘M Cream’ avoids risk

After Udta Punjab controversy, ‘M Cream’ avoids risk M Cream’s writer-director Agneya Singh is going ahead with the former CBFC chairperson, Leela Samson-approved version of his film, which deals with drugs, instead of taking it to the Pahlaj-led Censor Board and getting a ‘no’ for it’s theatrical release on July 22nd After Udta Punjab,  Agneya…

Box Office – Diljit Dosanjh’s Sardaarji tops all Bollywood releases

Box Office – Diljit Dosanjh’s Sardaarji tops all Bollywood releases ==================================   By Joginder Tuteja   It is turning out to be the year of Diljit Dosanjh. Ambarsariya, Udta Punjab and now Sardaarji 2 – the man has scored a hat-trick of successes this year and has continued to reaffirm his position as one of…

Steven Spielberg wants to be The Big Friendly Giant !!

Steven Spielberg wants to be The Big Friendly Giant !! After the last power-packed Oscar nominated movie, ‘Bridge of Spies’ -the visionary and celebrated filmmaker Steven Speilberg is back with fantasy adventure film ‘The BFG’ which is all set to release India on 15th July. The BFG which stands for ‘Big friendly Giant’ whose screenplay…

Harshvardhan gets his Sanam Teri Kasam tattoo inked for real!

Harshvardhan gets his Sanam Teri Kasam tattoo inked for real! Yes that’s right. ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’s’ intense hero Harshvardhan Rane has a new tattoo and it’s the same one that he sported in his debut film. Well, we’ve heard of fans copying the tattoos sported by their fave stars and Harshvardhan has had his share…

Ayushmann Khurranna and Bhumi Pednekar in Manmarziyan – The latest update

  “I am treating Manmarziyan as a new project” says director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari After the immense critical appreciation that her debut film, Nil Battey Sannata received, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari now takes over the reins from Sameer Sharma for Manmarziyan , produced by Aanand L Rai.   While a few scenes have already been shot at…

New trailer for Star Trek Beyond. Film releases 22nd Jul

The Enterprise crew must find strength in unity in the new trailer for #StarTrekBeyond. Watch the trailer here! (Link: http://bit.ly/28YrwYn)   From director Justin Lin comes STAR TREK BEYOND starring Idris Elba, Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zach Quinto, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin and Karl Urban.   Featuring Rihanna’s latest release – Sledgehammer.  …

Box Office – Flops galore at the Box Office over the weekend

Box Office – Flops galore at the Box Office over the weekend ======================================================   By Joginder Tuteja   One expected a dull weekend at the Box Office, courtesy a plethora of small to medium budget films arriving and not quite creating much buzz. However, one never expected such a disastrous state of affairs where none of…

Box Office – Audience gives a cold shoulder to new releases

Box Office – Audience gives a cold shoulder to new releases =================================================   By Joginder Tuteja   One expected low numbers for the new releases this weekend. However, the collections were even lesser than expected. At least Raman Raghav 2.0 was expected to bring on some moolah but even that was not the case as the…

Darth Vader to return in ‘Star Wars’ spin-off

Darth Vader to return in ‘Star Wars’ spin-off Cinema’s ultimate villain, Darth Vader, is set to make a comeback with a menacing appearance in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” industry magazine Entertainment Weekly said on Wednesday. The first standalone “Star Wars” story, “Rogue One” is set just before “A New Hope” — the original film in…

Randeep Hooda rescues ailing horses in Matheran

Randeep Hooda rescues ailing horses in Matheran Randeep Hooda, who owns several champion horses and is a vocal animal lover, makes a case for stabling and treating the animals right during a trip to the hill station.  A week ago, the actor was shocked when he received a video with a plea to save horses…

Akshay Kumar’s Rustom – 12th August – It’s on!

The wait is soon to be over. The much awaited promo of Rustom is all set to be unveiled very soon. While the curiosity around the promo is building with every passing day, the frenzy amongst the actor’s strong fan base is multiplying in a major way. Buzz is that there is quite some effort…

Box Office Predictions – Raman Raghav 2.0, Junooniyat, 7 Hours To Go, A Scandall, Dil Toh Deewana Hai and Rough Book, Independence Day: Resurgence, Sardaarji 2

Box Office Predictions – Raman Raghav 2.0, Junooniyat, 7 Hours To Go, A Scandall, Dil Toh Deewana Hai and Rough Book, Independence Day: Resurgence, Sardaarji 2 ========================================================== By Joginder Tuteja There are as many as six Bollywood releases this weekend – Raman Raghav 2.0, Junooniyat, 7 Hours To Go, A Scandall, Dil Toh Deewana Hai…

ICE AGE COLLISION COURSE featuring ARJUN KAPOOR AS BUCK.

Latest trailer in Hindi of ICE AGE COLLISION COURSE featuring ARJUN KAPOOR AS BUCK. Arjun Kapoor voice over debut as BUCK in ICE AGE COLLISION COURSE. Releasing in India on 22nd JULY Youtube link Synopsis Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe, where he accidentally sets off a series of…

Erika Kaar joins Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay

Erika Kaar- Talent with beauty in a rare mix joins the journey of Shivaay Shivaay’s international face, Erika Kaar has been finally released by the makers of the film! And with this poster Erika has joined her journey of Shivaay. Erika, who was seen as the leading girl in one the famous BBC Production’s television…

Vote – Mohenjo Daro or Mirzya??

Promos of two much awaited films – Mohenjo Daro and Mirzya have released.   Both films are directed by men who are known for their opulent treatment and different subjects. Both films are lavish affairs that warrant a big screen watch. Both films promise a story that is unique and ‘hatke’. Both films are expected…

Box Office – Udta Punjab accumulates 45.7 crore in 6 days

Box Office – Udta Punjab accumulates 45.7 crore in 6 days ===================================   By Joginder Tuteja   With 3.4 crore more coming in on Wednesday, Udta Punjab has now accumulated 45.7 crore. Though a daily total in the excess of 4 crore right through the weekdays would have pegged the film for a much higher…

Euphoria launches Halla Bol

The band launches its latest video – a cry for freedom of expression, choice and celebration – in association with One Digital Entertainment Network   The band that introduced Hindi rock to Indian music aficionados and has been creating magic in the music scene since the ’90’s launches its latest video that promises to make…

Short film review – Shirish Kunder’s Kriti [Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte, Neha Sharma] – Leaves you speechless

Short film review – Shirish Kunder’s Kriti [Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte, Neha Sharma] – Leaves you speechless ======================================================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Rating: ***1/2   An hour!   That’s what it took me to gather my thoughts and bring myself on to pen down this review. Kriti truly left me numb for a while….