Thursday, January 29, 2015

9 Bollywood Sequels Ready to storm the Box Office in 2015

Welcome Back

Filmmaker Annes Bazmee, after the box-office sixes of his 2007 comedy Welcome, is back with the film's sequel. While Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar reprise their roles from the original flick and Paresh Rawal plays a new charterer in the third installment, the rest of the cast includes John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia and Shruti Haasan. The film will release on 29th May.


Remo D'Souza's 2013 dance film, ABCD, will have its sequel this year. The choreographer-turned-director's project will have current heartthrobs Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor as the leading couple, whereas Prabhudheva, Lauren Gottlieb, Dharmesh Yelande, and Puneet Pathak are in supporting roles. The 3D Dance film will release on 19th June.

No Entry Mein Entry

Salman Khan will be seen in double roles in the sequel to Anees Bazmee's 2005 comedy, No Entry. Anil Kapoor and Fardeen Khan too will feature in it, from the original film. Though the film's release date is not out yet, No Entry Mein Entry is expected to open in cinema halls later this year.

Tanu Weds Manu Returns

The sequel to director Anand L Rai's 2011 hit rom-com, Tanu Weds Manu, is all set to release on 12th June this year. R Madhavan, Kangana Ranaut and Jimmy Shergill reprise their roles from the prequel. Kangana plays double roles in it – one as Tanu from the original movie, and the other as a Haryanavi athlete.

Housefull 3

While Sajid Khan was at the helm of the first two parts of the Housefull series, director duo Sajid-Farhad will be taking the charge of Housefull 3. Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan will be in key roles in it. The film's release date is not confirmed yet, but it is most likely to release in 2015.

Hera Pheri 3

Neeraj Vora's Hera Pheri 3 will star Paresh Rawal, Suniel Shetty, John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan in the lead.

Don 3

The third installment of Farhan Akhtar's successful franchise, Don 3 will also have Shah Rukh Khan in the title role.


Don't get puzzled; Devil will be the sequel to Sajid Nadiadwala's 2014 box-office blockbuster, Kick. Salman Khan will play the male lead in this one also.

OMG – Oh My God 2

While Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal played the key roles in the 2012 satirical comedy, the duo will be co-producing its sequel.

Which 2015 Bollywood sequel will get maximum Box Office Love?

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

'Lai Bhaari' moment at 66th Republic Day parade, Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh thrilled

Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh and his wife Genelia are happy that the “Mauli Mauli” song from their Marathi production “Lai Bhaari” was used to represent the tableau of Maharashtra at the 66th Republic Day parade in the capital Monday.

While "Lai Bhaari" marked Riteish's debut in the Marathi movie space, the movie is produced by Genelia.

“As a producer of Lai Bhari - thrilled that 'Mauli' song was used 2 represent D State of Maharashtra. @BarackObama 's first Marathi song-hehe,” Genelia tweeted.

For Riteish, it was a proud moment.

Lai Bhaari Moment - Maharashtra State representation @ the Republic Day Parade ws done on 'Mauli Mauli' song. #MeProud,” he tweeted.

Directed by Nishikant Kamat, "Lai Bhaari" also features Sharad Kelkar and Aditi Pohankar.

Sonakshi Sinha Becomes the 1st Indian Actor to photoshoot with Ace Photographer Maul Gohel for FTV!

Gorgeous Sonakshi Sinha who is loved by the audiences for her beauty has become the first Indian actor to shoot with world famous photographer Maul Gohel for FTV.

Maul Gohel, has been awarded as Best Photographer for Fashion, Advertising & Contemporary by Fashion TV Photographer's Award at Cannes Film Festival 2013.

A source close to the team said, ‘Maul is a brilliant photographer and he shot Sonakshi with a very different approach. She looks outstanding in his photographs. Maul will be shooting with many other Indian actors but he wanted to shoot with Sonakshi first as she has a natural Indian beauty. In fact, he is one of the very few photographers who does not use Photoshop for editing his pictures. The concept around the shoot is called ‘SHE’ which captures Sonakshi Sinha’s fearless nature and it has been very well appreciated abroad.’

Well, she seems to be the first of the lucky girls from our film industry to have shot with him and from what we hear, she can't stop beaming either!

Jyothika Wraps up her Tamil comeback 'How Old Are You' Remake

The shooting of yet-untitled Tamil remake of Malayalam hit movie "How Old Are You", which stars actress Jyothika in a comeback role, has been wrapped up.

The movie is expected to release in the summer 2015.

"The film's shoot started in Delhi and has been wrapped up in 46 days. The last shot was called in Shollinganallur here last week. The post-production work is currently underway and the makers are planning to release the film during March or April," read a statement.

Directed by Roshan Andrrews, who helmed the original, the film is produced by actor Suriya under his home banner 2D Entertainment.

The film also stars Rahman, Abhirami and Sanjay Bharati in important roles.

Suriya has also bought the film's remake rights in all languages and has plans to remake it in Hindi as well as Kannada.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Actress Photos: Hot Taapsee Pannu during Baby Movie Promotions

As beautiful Tapsee Pannu's second Bollywood movie, Baby with superstar Akshay Kumar releases today we bring you few latest photos of Tapsee shared by her on popular social networking sites during movie promotions and other outings.

Tapsee in Ridhima Bhasin for SICA awards in Malaysia, clutch by Karishma Shah and makeup by Nicky Jaan! Way to go gal...

Taapsee Pannu in casuals by Nida Mehmood

Tapsee in Armaan Aiman all set to promote Baby through channel interviews on the eve of Sankranti. Doesn't she look gorgeous in top bun?  (Watch Baby trailer here)

"Print media day! And my jaw hurts with all that talking I did..." @TapseePannu

In Archana Rao for radio interviews... (See Baby movie photos here)

In Kukoonthelabel Cape for Baby special screening! Oh, we love her red pout. Like Telugu cinema will she become a recognized name in Hindi film industry too?

Tapsee in Swati Vijaivargie outfit for outstation media promotions. In which outfits Tapsee looks best in - traditional or western?

"My journey in Bollywood started with #Anupam sir playing my father and uncle in #Chashmebaddoor to bring my colleague in #BABY. He has been a force of encouragement all throughout. Someone who never hesitated in appreciating me for good and believing that there definitely is a brighter future that awaits me. And when someone so acclaimed has this faith in you it takes u leaps and bounds ahead and instills a strong confidence in you. The senior most with experience and youngest by heart Anupam Kher sir has always been a pleasure to work with."

"We had lots of fun on the sets #BABY. And I'll share the most memorable one with you all.."

Khiladi Kumar of India, our very own #AkshayKumar. Someone whose life story has been awe inspiring and one thing that u can't help but notice that he just getting better and better with time. The actor who gets younger with every passing day. A super professional and hard working star. Lots and lots to learn from him with how he has handled this stardom with ease.

During a photoshoot by Nitin Patel...

And here Tapsee on the "WE" magazine 10th anniversary cover. In her own words something she has been really looking forward to get her hands on.

"So so proud and happy to have a father like mine. He surely brought me up better than a son. So relieved he loved"

"So am I! I'll share my experiences with the film very soon but until then, I'd like to hear what you guys expect from the film.. Send in your questions, doubts and ideas in the comments of this post and I'll answer all questions with the hashtag #Baby23Jan." ~ Tapsee Pannu

Fingers crossed. Which movie you plan to watch over the long weekend?
Dolly ki Doli

Monday, January 19, 2015

10 Bollywood Debutants to Watch Out for in 2015 - Are these newcomers here to stay?

Every year, we see a sea of newcomers in the Hindi film industry, out of which, only a handful prove their mettle and emerge as promising actors. Here's a list of 10 newbies who will be opening their Bollywood accounts in 2015!

1. Karan Singh Grover

He had us begging for more with his television outings, Dill Mill Gayye and Qubool Hai. Good news for Karan Singh Grover fans, which obviously consist mostly of females! The hot hunk is making his Bollywood debut with director Bhushan Patel's romance horror drama, Alone, opposite the Bollywood bombshell, Bispasha Basu.

2. Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan took our tellies by storm as she romanced the dashing dude Fawad Khan in Humsafar, aired in India this year! The Pakistani beauty will mark her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rahul Dholakia's Raees! While names like Sonam Kapoor were cropping up to play Khan's heroine, Mahira finally bagged the deal.

3. Kapil Sharma

Our favourite stand-up comedian, Kapil Sharma, too will feature in a Hindi film this year! Wow! We are already excited with the news! The comedy genius will be seen in filmmaker duo Abbas-Mustan's "Kis Kisko Pyaar Karu". Another newcomer, Eli Avaram, will play Kapil's leading lady in the film.

4. Narmada Ahuja

Ace comedian-actor Govinda's daughter, Narmada Ahuja, will be launched in Bollywood with director Sameep Kang's Second Hand Husband. Punjabi actor Gippy Grewal will be Narmada's hero in the film, whereas Dharmendra, Sanjeeda Sheikh and Deepshikha Nagpal will feature in supporting roles. Narmada will debut with a new screen name – Tina Ahuja with Second Hand Husband.

5. Athiya Shetty

Athiya Shetty is the daughter of actor Suniel Shetty. The beautiful girl will mark her Bollywood debut with filmmaker Nikhil Advani's remake of the 1983 hit flick, Hero. Sooraj Pancholi will play Athiya's leading man in the film, which is set to open in cinema halls in June 2015.

6. Sooraj Pancholi

We remember him from the late Bollywood actress Jiah Khan's suicide case. Sooraj Pancholi, son of actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, will be launched in the Hindi film industry with Hero, opposite Athiya Shetty. The film will be produced by Salman Khan.

7. Swastika Mukherjee

Last year, she made headlines for her intimate scenes with Sushant Singh Rajput in filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee's upcoming thriller, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy. Swastika Mukherjee is a heartthrob in Bengali film industry.

8. Akshara Haasan

Akshara Haasan is the daughter of legendary actor Kamal Haasan and sister of Shruti Haasan. She will be foraying into Hindi filmdom with director R Balki's Shamitabh, featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush in principal roles. (Read our Shamitabh Trailer Review here! )

9. Gurmeet Choudhary

Gurmeet has stunned us with his small screen stints. We loved him in his Lord Rama avatar as much as we were charmed with his portrayal of Maan in Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi. The hot hunk joins Bollywood with Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's mystery thriller, Khamoshiyaan, slated to release on 30th January.

10. Harshvardhan Kapoor

Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has cast actor Anil Kapoor's son and actress Sonam Kapoor's brother Harshvardhan in his next venture, titled Mirza. His leading lady in the film is Saiyami Kher, who is also debuting in Bollywood this year.

What do you think - among all the newcomers mentioned above, who will make it big in Bollywood? Will be the best Bollywood debutant of the year 2015?

Author: Anu Chanchal

Top 10 HOT Bollywood Secret Love Affairs That Amazed You

With Bollywood sizzler Anushka Sharma and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli finally acknowledging their love affair that they had been denying for months now, here's taking a look at several other love stories from the recent past that have been strictly attempted to be kept under wraps!

1. Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

After denying their closeness as a romantic affair for months, the two have finally declared their love for each other only recently. Yes, Anushka and Virat are very much dating.

2. Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif

The two apparently started dating during their Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahaani days. But Ranbir and Katrina never came out in open about their relationship status. The duo moved in together in a Bandra flat, putting all rumours to rest.

3. Rani Mukerjee and Aditya Chopra

When Rani and her long-time rumoured beau, Aditya, finally tied the knot this year, it didn't come across as a big shock to us, as the two had always been rumoured to be dating. They had never acknowledged their relationship in public though.

4. Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone 

Soon after the two were paired opposite each other in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's big project, Ram-Leela, Ranveer and Deepika became alleged lovers! Their hot chemistry in the film gave much required fuel to the fire. The two hotties never talked about their affair openly though.

5. Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza

The rumours of Genelia and Riteish's affair started doing the rounds right after their first film together, Tujhe Meri Kasam. The two never admitted in public that they were dating, always trashing the rumours. But the duo, who are all set to enter parenthood now, stunned the nation by tying the knot in 2011!

6. Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma

Their super crackling chemistry in their first film together, Band Baaja Baraat, was rumoured to owe a lot to their off-screen crackling chemistry. Ranveer's very public appreciation of Anushka's gorgeous looks kept signalling towards an affair between the two.

7. Sajid Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez

Ever since she joined the industry, Jacqueline had always been linked up with her Housefull 2 director. The two had never bothered to clear the air, and this made the rumours sound like reality. But few months back, the two allegedly went separate ways.

8. Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra

Though there was no official confirmation on this one, but reports of SRK-Priyanka's love affair took the nation by storm! SRK-Gauri's love nest felt jolts and jerks, and soon, Khan realised his priorities! As a result, Priyanka was thrown out of a project she was supposed to do with Shah Rukh. The two haven't worked together since.

9. Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra

The two were allegedly dating during their Kaminey days, but never talked about it in public.

10. Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor

Soon after Hrithik and Kareena signed on Yaadein, the air was filled with their budding romance! They always remained tight-lipped about the rumours though. There were some tension winds sensed at Roshan household due to the alleged affair, but the reports died down soon.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Special dance workshop for Sunny Leone in Ek Paheli Leela by Saroj Khan!

After the sexy moves one saw of Sunny Leone in The top chart buster Baby Doll, one will be amazed to see her in a contemporary avatar with classical touches for Bhushan Kumar and Ahmed Khan's next Ek Paheli Leela.

Choreographer Ahmed Khan who is donning cap of a Producer for this film requested the dance maestro Saroj Khan to teach a few classical steps that she is known for to Sunny Leone for the film

"Saroj Ji is my favorite Choreographer, i have always been in awe of her classical touch to her steps. I couldn't ask for more, when i could get her on board to do a special workshop with Sunny Leone for Leela to get a classical touch to a particular song", Said a delighted Ahmed Khan.

When contacted, Sunny Leone said, "It was great shooting saiyaan superstar. It's one of the most beautiful numbers I have ever shot. ( 5 Moments When Sunny Leone Totally Stunned Us )

Ahmed is always a blast to work with and with this song there were no exceptions. It was grand and beautiful. I have learned some bits from Saroj Khan mam."

Well, we cannot wait to see Sunny Leone dance to Saroj Khan's tunes.

Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Ahmed Khan and Shaira Khan, Written and directed by Bobby Khan, Ek Paheli Leela is slated to release on 10th April 2015.

The shooting for Ek Paheli Leela began last year in July and sultry siren, Sunny Leone would be seen playing a Princess in the movie.