Blog Posts by Sayoni Sinha

  • Intelligence trouble for 'Phantom'?

    Israeli intelligence agencies which are one of the sharpest in the world got tricked by the authenticity of the shoot

    Kabir Khan's Phantom which is being shot in Lebanon-Syria border sent the Intelligence team of the country in a tizzy. The film which is being produced by Sajid Nadiadwala was shooting a refuge scene where they had to cross the border and the costumes and looks of the cast were very close to reality that it looked like an actual activity. Since the entire scene was being shot near the border area, the agencies got suspicious of the entire act and came down to check at the shoot location. Sajid who was present for the shoot was very shocked at the intensity of the surveillance since he had gone through the process of getting the permissions for the shoot and even after presenting them to the agencies, they asked to check the entire team. After confirming that it was actually a film shoot in progress and being presented the permission documents, the intelligence agency Read More »from Intelligence trouble for 'Phantom'?
  • Humshakals in the MI6 building?


    The team got special permission to shoot in the MI6 building which is located in the south-western part of central London
     
    Starring Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Ram Kapoor for the first time in triple roles, the film promises to be a laugh riot, as the trio unleashes total madness and confusion in their triple avatars. Having shot the movie extensively abroad, Sajid promises to discover some never seen locations through the movie. The audiences have always known Sajid Khan for doing something unique and out-of-the-box for his films. This time with , the fans not only get to see triple role for the first time, but also some one-of-its-kind locations where Bollywood has never shot before.
     
    What we hear is that, the team that has been currently shooting in London for the movie, has got special permission to shoot in the MI6 building which is located in the south western part of central London, on the bank of the River Thames. Normally one cannot shoot at the iconic site, but we hear Read More »from Humshakals in the MI6 building?
  • Playback singer Manna Dey passes away


    Legendary playback singer Manna Dey passed away after a prolonged illness in Bangalore

    The Indian film industry lost another of its stalwarts when the 94-year-old singer, who had been ailing for the last four months passed way in the early hours of October 24th. The legendary singer was admitted to the hospital in July this year after he complained of respiratory problems and lung infection.

    Dey leaves behind two daughters-Rama and Sumita. His eldest daughter Rama was by his bedside when he passed away while Sumita is supposed to reach Bangalore by tomorrow. Dey's wife Sulochana Kumaran passed away in Bangalore last January after battling cancer for quite some time.

    News of Dey's death shocked thousands of his fans and the film fraternity. Amitabh Bachchan who has lip synced many songs sung by Manna Dey wrote on Twitter, "Manna Dey RIP ... !! Prayers and condolences to loved ones and family ! Strange how we connect events of our life with his songs !". Narendra Modi expressed his

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  • Sriram Raghvan’s next: The Accidental Apprentice


    Sriram Raghvan's next will be based on novelist and diplomat Vikas Swarup’s third book 'The Accidental Apprentice'


    Sriram Raghavan has earlier given us films like 'Ek Hasina Thi', 'Johnny Gaddar' and 'Agent Vinod'. Sanjay Raotray has worked as an executive producer on films like Johnny Gaddar, Khosla Ka Ghosla and Makdee. Vikas’s first book 'Q and A' which won him South Africa’s Boeke Prize in 2006 was adapted into a film which won eight Academy Awards titled 'Slumdog Millionaire' by Danny Boyle.

    The rights of his second book 'Six Suspects' has been bought by Starfield Productions. Sriram confirmed the news, saying, "The Accidental Apprentice is a fast-paced suspense story set in contemporary India. The premise is real yet fantastic. The protagonist is someone we can all relate to. It begins like a fairytale but it has a dark side as well.

    I am a huge fan of Vikas's first novel 'Q and A' but couldn't get the rights of that." Sanjay Routray’ says, "Sriram has started working on the Read More »from Sriram Raghvan’s next: The Accidental Apprentice
  • Wildcard entry on Bigg Boss 7 tonight


    Vikas Mishra who had accused ex-contestant Raja Chowdhary of raping him enters the house tonight. Here's more

    The makers of Bigg Boss 7 are leaving no stone unturned to make this season worth watching and after Asif, the latest wildcard entry will be Vivek Mishra who is all set to enter the house tonight. As the hell is being destroyed, the viewers will witness his dramatic entry where the contestant will be wear the mask of the destroyer.

    Bigg Boss is known to thrive on the notoriety of the contestants, the bigger the better and had approached Vivek Mishra last season. The yoga teacher cum model had accused ex-contestant Raja Chowdhary of attempting to rape him. It will be interesting to see him imparting lessons to his fellow inmates on his specialized branch of yoga-the nude yoga.

    Meanwhile, here's a look at the top wildcard contestants in Bigg Boss

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