Blog Posts by Sayoni Sinha

  • ‘Grandest climax I've ever directed'

    ‘Grandest climax I've ever directed'

  • ‘Makkhi was born 16 years ago’


    In a free-wheeling chat, director S.S Rajamouli talks about 'Makkhi' and how the idea was born out of his father's story sessions

    'Makkhi' is an action animation film about the revenge of a super fly. Originally named 'Eega' in Telugu, the film was an instant success and was also released in Tamil as 'Naane' and 'Eecha' in Malayalam. The film is the result of a story which S. S. Rajamouli heard 16 years ago from his father. "At that time I wasn't even an assistant director," he says. After churning out blockbusters (Vikramarkudu' which has been remade in Hindi as 'Rowdy Rathore' and 'Maryada Ramanna' (2010) which has been remade as 'Son Of Sardaar'), Rajamouli wanted to try his hand at something which will appeal to all generations. "I wanted to take the audience by surprise with a brand new concept. After much hard work, the result was this film." What came out of that experiment was a film that became super-hit when it released. Having reached to audience in 1103 screens in India

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  • Juhi-Sanjay team up after 13 years


    This Diwali, Juhi Chawla is all set to share screen space with Sanjay Dutt after 13 years


    Juhi Chawla will be seen playing a Punjabi kudi in Ajay Devgn’s forthcoming Diwali film ‘Son of Sardaar’. We hear that after a gap of nearly 13 years, she will be seen sharing the screen space with Sanjay Dutt . The duo was earlier seen in the film ‘Safari’ which was released in the year 1999.

    Read: Who's Sonakshi new teacher?

    And it’s just not this, ‘SOS' which is slated for release on 13th November this Diwali, the day also co-incidentally happens to be the actress’s birthday. “Juhi is very excited for the film especially as she is acting opposite Sanjay Dutt after a very long span of time. ‘SOS’ is a complete entertainer and is full of dhamaal and masti. She is very overjoyed with the fact that ‘SOS’ is releasing on her birthday and she just cannot wait for the day to come,”quipped a source close to her.
    Pics: Ajay rides two horses

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  • How Manoj Kumar inspired KLPD


    Sanjay Khanduri’s film ‘Kismet Love Paisa Dilli’ is inspired by the veteran filmmaker’s ‘Roti Kapada Aur Makaan’

    This might be the most unusual combination in terms of inspiration, but it is true. The title of director Sanjay Khanduri’s film ‘Kismet Love Paisa Dilli’ is inspired by Veteran filmmaker Manoj Kumar’s hit film, ‘Roti Kapada Aur Makaan’. “Title of a film is closest interpretation of the story as per the director. If Steven Soderbergh can keep abstract name like ‘Sex Lies and Video Tapes’, Dibanker Banerji as ‘Love Sex aur Dhoka’ or Director-actor Manoj Kumar as ‘Roti Kapda Aur Makaan’ then why not ‘Kismet Love Paisa Dilli’. The thought that went into this title is actually inspired from ‘Roti Kapda aur Makan’ the three needs of a man which in modern day has changed Kismet, Love and Paisa,” says Sanjay.
    Pics: Vivek shares his T-shirt with Mallika?

    Earlier the film was supposed to be titled Gyaara Chalis Ki Last Metro, but the title was later changed to KLPD. “Earlier the

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  • Who's Sonakshi new teacher?


    Ajay Devgn teaches co-star Sonakshi to ride a bike in 'Son of Sardar'

    With Devgn riding horses and Sanju Baba showing his bravura personality by driving powerful jeeps in their forthcoming Diwali release ‘Son of Sardaar’, how could the leading lady of the film Sonakshi be far behind?
    Pics: Ajay rides two horses

    Portraying a true Sardarni look, Sonakshi held her breath and balanced herself perfectly on the two wheels to perform some heart stopping adrelanine pumped stunts on a motor bike for this action comedy. Buzz is that the actress was a little apprehensive when she was told that her 1st entry scene would be on a bike and she also had to do some gallant antics on the mean machine. We hear that Sona decided to take the challenge head on with guidance from her action maestro and co-star Ajay Devgn.
    Read: Ajay learns turban tricks

    A source close to the team said, “Sonakshi has never driven a bike before so she was quite anxious about riding and performing stunts on the bike so

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