Sona Mohapatra is one of the few celebrities who fearlessly shares her opinion on various topics. In a new interview with India Today, the singer opined on the Hindi language debate and called it a 'shame' that some Bollywood actors are not fluent in this language. She also recalled her experience of watching pan-India films like Pushpa and RRR in cinema halls and shared that she was literally jumping and dancing and kind of making the 'foofa' crowd uncomfortable with her reaction. The news portal quoted Sona as saying, "I can say one thing, that I have watched RRR and Pushpa and I was literally jumping and dancing and kind of making the 'foofa' crowd uncomfortable and I had one reaction. Hats off! The effort, the art direction, the casting was brilliant. It was great to see them embrace their culture." She further added, "Although we have some incredible stars in Bollywood, I must say that there are actors who can barely speak Hindi and it's a shame … [Read more...] about Sona Mohapatra Expresses Disappointment Over Some B-Town Actors Not Being Fluent In Hindi; ‘It’s A Shame’
Ashok Saraf is one of the finest actors in the Indian Film Industry. Having predominantly worked in Marathi films, the 75-year-old actor has also made his mark in Hindi films. Recently, Ashok Saraf completed 50 years in the entertainment industry. Hence, to honour the legendary actor, several Marathi and Hindi actors came together to honour him for his contribution to Indian cinema. Interestingly, they organised a special show Bahurupi Ashok Saraf for the Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi actor. Let us tell you, the special show will be aired on Sunday (July 3) at 7 pm on Zee Marathi. The makers shared the promo of the show on Instagram and captioned it as, "मराठी चित्रपटसृष्टीचा सुवर्णकाळ गाजवणाऱ्या अशोक मामांच्या पंचाहत्तरीचा सोहळा - बहुरुपी अशोक पाहायला विसरू नका आपल्या झी मराठीवर! ३ जुलै, रविवार संध्या. ७ वा. #AshokSaraf #BahurupiAshokSaraf #ZeeMarathi." View this post on Instagram A post shared by … [Read more...] about Special Show Bahurupi Ashok Saraf To Honour The Legendary Actor For Completing 50 Years In The Industry
Sonny Barger , the notorious founding member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, author, ex-convict, occasional Sons of Anarchy actor and one of the bikers who provided the violent, bloody security at the infamous 1969 Rolling Stones Altamont concert, died of Wednesday of cancer. He was 83. Barger announced his own death in a pre-written message subsequently posted today on his Facebook page: “If you are reading this message, you’ll know that I’m gone. I’ve asked that this note be posted immediately after my passing. I’ve lived a long and good life filled with adventure. And I’ve had the privilege to be part of an amazing club. Although I’ve had a public persona for decades, i’ve mostly enjoyed special time with my club brothers, my family, and close friends. “Please know that I passed peacefully after a brief battle with cancer. But also know that in the end, I was surrounded by what really matters: My wife, Zorana, as well as my loved ones. Keep your head up … [Read more...] about Sonny Barger Dies: Hells Angels Founder, ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Actor & Rolling Stones Nemesis Was 83
Actors working on low-budget films will be paid 25 percent more under new deals approved unanimously by the SAG-AFTRA national board of directors after an all-day meeting Saturday. The pay raise covers three of the union’s low-budget theatrical film contacts: ultra low-budget; modified low-budget, and low-budget. It’s the first time in 10 years that the low-budget rates have been raised. Actors can currently be paid as little as $100 a day under the union’s Ultra Low-Budget Agreement, which covers independent films produced entirely in the United States for less than $200,000. Minimum pay will go up to $125 a day. Under the modified low-budget pact, which covers independent films produced entirely in the US for less than $625,000, the minimums will rise to $335 per day and $1,166 per week. Under the low-budget contact, which covers films produced entirely in the US for less than $2.5 million, the minimums will be going up to $630 a day and to $2,190 a week. In other news, the … [Read more...] about Low-Budget Film Actors To Get 25-Percent Pay Hike Under New SAG-AFTRA Contracts
Rating: 3.0 /5 Star Cast: Arulnithi, Shraddha Srinath, Yogi Babu Director: Barath Neelakantan These days, the Sherlock Holmes-kind of movies are making a positive impact across the south Indian languages and one more to add to the list is Barath Neelakantan's K-13. The protagonist, Arulnithi has always been the forerunner of intriguing scripts which comes with non-linear screenplay and K-13 just compliments him. Story Mathiazhagan (Arulnithi) is an aspiring filmmaker who has been trying to make it big in the industry for over 10 years. He is aghast when is finds himself locked in a room tied to a chair. The bigger astonishment is to find Malarvizhi lying on a chair unconscious, with her wrist being cut and being profusely. This is the opening of the movie and it is from the very first go that the movie picks up the plot point. Mathi puts on his script writer instinct and starts sketching the possible scenes of the previous night. He is … [Read more...] about K-13 Movie Review: This Arulnithi-Shraddha Srinath Starrer Packs A Punch
Lokesh Kanagaraj directorial Vikram has Kamal Haasan in a blockbuster comeback role for his stature. The veteran actor, who appeared on the silver screen after a gap of almost six years is elated and couldn't believe the scale of Vikram's success in the country and abroad. Vikram, a high-octane action entertainer has Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil in prominent roles alongside Suriya, who was seen in a ten-minute cameo, laying the essential foreground for the film's upcoming sequel. Conceived by the director as Lokesh Cinematic Universe, the movie is said to be the second installment of it after Karthi starrer Kaithi and the sequel will have actor Suriya as Rolex unleashing his ruthless side. Vikram is produced by Kamal Haasan and R Mahendran under the former's own production house Raaj Kamal Films International. The film made a pre-release business of more than Rs 200 Crore and is now raking the moolah. Vikram 26 Days worldwide Box Office Collection is … [Read more...] about Vikram Day 26 Box Office Collection Worldwide: Kamal Haasan’s Film Is Inches Away From Grossing Rs 400 Crore!
Rating: 3.0 /5 Star Cast: Madhavan, Simran Bagga, Shahrukh Khan, Suriya Sivakumar, Rajit Kapur Director: Ananth Mahadevan "Mujhe tum logon se koi character certificate nahin chahiye naa hi main koi popularity contest jeetne aaya hoon. Ek mission ke liye aaye hain," Nambi Narayanan (R Madhavan) sternly tells his team members in the midst of a celebration gone awry. Well, at the end of almost two and a half hours of Rocketry: The Nambi Effect , you realise that R Madhavan has succeeded in his mission, both as a director and an actor despite some bumps in his way. What's Yay: R Madhavan, Shah Rukh Khan's cameo What's Nay: Too much scientific jargon in the first half Story A snow-bearded former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan (R Madhavan) awaits at a studio to get interviewed by superstar Shah Rukh Khan (King Khan himself). The crew at the venue ain't pleased to let their weekend go the science way while a few chat about … [Read more...] about Rocketry: The Nambi Effect Movie Review: R Madhavan’s Film Launches Successfully With Its Emotional Fuel
R Madhavan-starrer Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is all set to hit the theatres tomorrow, and we are here with the film's first review. The film is based on the life of scientist and aerospace engineer S Nambi Narayanan. Interestingly, the film marks directorial debut of R Madhavan, who also essays the role of the protagonist in the film. While sharing his review on the film, senior Journalist Subhash K Jha wrote, "Once in a while a film comes along to change lives. Tamil-Hindi star-actor R Madhavan's directorial debut is no ordinary bio-pic. It takes us far away from the glorification of gangsters and the hagiographic tone of biopics on politicians, to give us a revelatory eye-opening story of a scientist who dedicated his life to enhancing India's aerospace programme, only to be branded a spy." He further wrote, "Every moment of Nambi Narayanan's story will stay with you in the months and years to come. Great wrong was done to a great man. But at least one good … [Read more...] about Rocketry: The Nambi Effect First Review Out! R Madhavan-Starrer Receives Positive Response
Harshad Chopda one of the most talented actor and handsome hunk in the television industry. The actor, who is currently seen playing the role of Dr Abhimanyu Birla in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai , has been in the news not just for his show, but also for his off-screen bond with his co-star Pranali Rathod. There were also speculations that the two are dating. However, the duo denied the rumours. Recently, Harshad spoke about love, marriage, his views on AbhiRa and on third generation of YRKKH . Talking about his views on love and marriage, the actor said that although he has fallen in love for quite a few times, it couldn't reach till the marriage phase. The actor was quoted by Tellychakkar as saying, "I have fallen in love quite a few times but couldn't reach till the marriage phase, Love and marriage are quite different, If I marry the way I fall in love then there shall be many weddings. It isn't that I haven't thought of marriage, but whenever I was in a … [Read more...] about Harshad Chopda Says He Has Fallen In Love Quite A Few Times But Couldn’t Reach Till The Marriage Phase
Mammootty is all set to play the celebrated character Bilal John Kurissinkal once again, in the highly anticipated project Bilal . The project, which is a sequel to the much-loved movie Big B , marks Mammootty's third collaboration with filmmaker Amal Neerad. As per the latest updates, Bilal is now finally all set to start rolling. As per the latest reports, the Amal Neerad directorial will go on floors in December, this year, in Turkey. The Mammootty starrer will be majorly shot at the foreign locations. The rest of the portions of Bilal will be filmed in India, at the various locations of Kochi and Calcutta city. In that case, the Mammootty-Amal Neerad project might hit the theatres by the second half of 2023. The reports also suggest that Bilal is going to be an out-and-out action thriller, and is being made on a massive budget. As per the updates, the project is jointly produced by director Amal Neerad and actor-producer Dulquer Salmaan, under the … [Read more...] about Mammootty’s Bilal To Start Rolling In December 2022; Here Is A Major Update!