Vidyut to change action genre with 'Commando'?

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Vidyut Jammwal's new film "Commando" is high on action, and promises to change the landscape of the genre in films.

"Vidyut's 'Commando' is touted to change the action landscape in India with sequences that showcase never-seen-before action, focused on hand to hand contact-based combat, free runs and depth jumps, mid-air splits and somersaults, flip-punches and impact attacks, all done without any body doubles or cables by our very our hot rod," said an insider.

Interestingly, Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1985 film was also titled "Commando", where he played a special force agent. That film too changed the way action genre was seen at the time.

"Vidyut's character is that of a special forces agent which was also what was essayed by Arnold in the 1985 Hollywood hit, which showcased action that was extremely hardcore, yet (it was a) natural and true-to-life portrayal," the insider added.

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Huma Qureshi to endorse eyewear brand?

Her quirky look in "Gangs Of Wasseypur" (GOW), where Huma Qureshi teamed her traditional outfits with aviators, has is said to have landed the actress an endorsement deal with a leading eyewear brand.

The actress is in talks to be the face of the eyewear brand's new range, though no further details have been revealed.

Her look in GOW was widely appreciated and soon became a rage among young girls to sport aviators with western as well as Indian outfits.

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It's an honour to stand next to Sridevi: Katrina

Actress Katrina Kaif was flattered to receive an award from Sridevi and said it was an honour to stand beside the yesteryear diva.

Katrina was given the best international icon female gong at the Zee Cine Awards. Sridevi was accompanied by filmmaker husband Boney Kapoor on the stage.

"Well, I think first and most importantly, it is a huge honour to get any award from Sridevi. It is a huge honour to stand next to her and I think this year honestly belongs to you (Sridevi) and Boney ji," she said.

The awards will be aired Sunday on Zee TV.

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