Blog Posts by Sayoni Sinha

  • Akki- Prabhu team up for 'Boss'

     'Hum Na Tode'  from 'Boss' features Akshay Kumar and Prabhudeva

    Akshay Kumar and ace choreographer Prabhudeva who last shook a leg together in 'Chin Ta Ta Chita Chita from Rowday Rathore have teamed up yet again for another dance number.This time it for one of the most celebrated song Appadidodu which now has a Bollywood version to it named 'Hum Na Tode' featuring Akshay Kumar and Prabhudeva.

    We quizzed Akshay about his working experience with Prabhudeva he said "It's always a joy to work with Prabhu Deva and that's why he is my favorite  He adds a distinct character to every song with his signature steps and moves. More importantly, work becomes fun when he is around."

    What's more interesting is that Prabhudeva will be choreographing the song which has some hi-energy steps to it, speaking about teaming with Akshay once again Prabhudeva said,"It was a pleasure to work with Akshay Kumar once again. This wasn't an easy song to do because of the sheer energy of the track. But Akshay is so Read More »from Akki- Prabhu team up for 'Boss'
  • Awards for Kamal Hasan and Costa-Gavras

    The duo will be conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Mumbai Festival

    The 15th Mumbai Film Festival is drawing closer. Organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) and supported by the Dept. of Culture, Government of Maharashtra, the eight days of celebration of cinema will begin on the 17th October, 2013 and continue till 24th October, 2013. This year, on the cards, are many major announcements that will take the level of the film festival to new heights, making it one of the Asia’s finest and most prestigious events.

    This year, the festival and the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) will bestow the Academy Award-winner French filmmaker, Costa-Gavras with its Lifetime Achievement Award. One of French cinema’s most internationally-renowned filmmakers, Gavras is best known for his political thrillers, such as the Best Foreign Language Oscar-winner Z (1969); Missing (1982), for which Gavras won the Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Oscar; The Little Apocalypse

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  • Sushant Singh Rajput in 'Paani'

    A decade after the film was announced, Shekhar Kapur has finally found his hero

    Sushant Singh Rajput has been signed on for Shekhar Kapur’s upcoming project, Paani. There were rumours initially some other actor being associated with the film. But looks like Sushant has managed to emerge winner with this one.The actor apparently has landed the lead role in Shekhar Kapur much- delayed project, Paani.

    The actress to star opposite the actor is yet to be finalized. Says our source, “ Sushant Singh Rajput was roped in by Yash Raj Studios immediately after Kai Po Che released. After the recent success of Shuddh Desi Romance, the actor has now been signed for this film. Kapur announced the film about a decade back and it is now finally taking shape.” Shekhar had recently launched the first look of the film at Cannes Film festival.The project is said to finally go on the floors by May next year and is said to have a mix of Indian actors and some from the West. The young actress is expected to be

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  • New initiatives for Yashji's birthday

    Yash Chopra's wife has taken up the initiative to celebrate his birthday in a unique manner every year

    Pamela Chopra, wife of the legend, Yash Chopra wants to celebrate the late filmmaker’s birthday every year by announcing a new initiative to mark the occasion.

    Late director Yash Chopra’s wife, Pamela, has taken up an initiative to celebrate his birthday in a unique manner every year. Yashji’s production house will celebrate the occasion with a new initiative on September 27.  “It’s entirely Pamelaji’s idea. She was keen that Yashji’s birthday becomes an important day for everyone at the production house. So as far as we know, every year, there will be some kind of activity on his birthday — it could be a charity event, a film announcement or another special event — in his memory. She has apprised everyone at Yash Raj Films of her wish and it will, of course, be complied with,” says an industry insider.
    This year, we have been told that a big event is being planned. “Details are a bit Read More »from New initiatives for Yashji's birthday
  • Madhuri Dixit's father passes away

     Madhuri Dixit Nene's father, Shankar R Dixit, passed away this morning in his sleep

    Madhuri Dixit Nene's father, Shankar R Dixit, passed away this morning in his sleep. He was 91. His family was by his side. Madhuri said "We'll miss him but we know he lived a full life. We thank all those who have offered their condolences and prayers."


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