Bollywood Today- 14th April 2012

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  • As if the earthquake that hit Indonesia recently was not enough, a cyclone hit Indian state Punjab and disrupted the shooting of the film ‘Matru Ki Bijlee’. Director Vishal Bharadwaj and lead actors Imran Khan and Anushka Sharma were shooting with the entire cast, when the cyclone played spoilsport.
  • If Salman Khan is infamous for his antics, he is also famous for his generosity. He will soon bestow Kareena Kapoor with a luxurious BMW 7, after she agreed to do an item number in his film ‘Dabangg 2’, the sequel to the superhit film ‘Dabangg’.
  • Talking about Salman, we also have news about his ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif. It is reported that she was extremely happy with Aditya Chopra’s direction of the romantic scenes in her upcoming film with Shah Rukh Khan. She even compared their chemistry to that of SRK-Kajol and SRK-Madhuri.
  • Marriages in India have not been very easy. The same is being faced by Pakistani actress and Indian reality show star Veena Malik. After the owners’ decision to shut down GEC Imagine TV, her ‘Swayamwar’ plans are also in trouble. We can only wait and watch to know the future of the show!
  • The B-town is never short of linkups between actors. A recent rumor stating that ‘Rockstar’ debutant Nargis Fakhri is dating Shahid Kapoor has left the actress annoyed. She repeats the ‘we are just friends’ dialogue, which seems to be a popular favorite among the industry stars. Well well, everything begins with ‘just friendship’!
  • Actresses and super-moms Kajol and Sushmita Sen expressed their dissent over the death of the three-month old baby girl named Afreen. She was killed because her father wanted a son. The actresses strongly support ‘Save Girl Child’ campaigns.
  • The race for being the number one never stops in the film industry. Priyanka Chopra has beat Katrina Kaif and Kareena Kapoor in this race. Sources reveal that our Piggy Chops will be charging a jaw-dropping 9 crores INR for playing the lead in the remake of yesteryear’s superhit film ‘Zanjeer’.
  • Despite a tough subject like ‘sperm donation’, actor turned producer John Abraham claims that his first venture as a producer is a ‘clean film’. The actor, talking about his film ‘Vicky Donor’, claimed that the film is a romantic comedy, with the objective of providing awareness about sperm donation.
  • Filmmaker Sajid Khan has news to be happy about. His latest film ‘Housefull 2’ has grossed a whooping 72 crores INR all over the world. Even amidst IPL frenzy, the film grossed so much, and is just little behind Agneepath, which grossed 75 crores INR this year so far.
  • Beauty queen Katrina Kaif is scared of something. Of what? Of fitness training. The actress said that her fitness training for her film ‘Dhoom 3’ is scaring her as she believes in eating whatever she likes.
  •  And you thought only girls cried? Get over it! The Mr. Perfectionist of the industry, Aamir Khan, admitted the fact that he can cry quite easily. This revelation was made at a press conference, which was held to launch his upcoming TV show’s music video.
  • Director Priyadarshan’s upcoming action film ‘Tezz’ has been in news for quite some time now, for some or the other reason. This time, it is because of the enormous amount of money the makers had to shell out. Shooting a crucial sequence in London has cost the makers 1.5 crores INR. Big money indeed!
  • Actor Irrfan has been in the spotlight; quite a few times in all these weeks. After dropping his surname and voicing his experience on his detainment in US, the actor now hopes to play the character of legendary Hockey Player Dhyaan Chand. The actor stated that he would love to do the role, but confessed that he may look too old.
  • Southern actor Ram Charan Teja, who is enacting Big B’s character of Vijay in the remake of Zanjeer, stated that he will let his silence do the talking. The actor also remarked that he has appointed a Hindi tutor and his Hindi has definitely got better.
  • Director Dibakar Bannerjee, who has been able to please critics as well as the audience with his movies, has stated that he aims for commercial success. The director iterated that he directs his movies with the objective of making them profitable.
  • After the news of SRK being detained by US immigration officials spread like wild fire, US officials have issued a formal apology. However, Indian government has stated that it will not accept Mechanical apologies and instead, US must work to better the situation in future!
  • Director of Dus, Cash and Ra.One, Anubhav Sinha has now shifted his focus to Production. The director has named his Production house after his native place Banaras. Anurag has teamed up with acclaimed director Sudhir Mishra for an untitled film.
  • Rani Mukherjee has still not given her nod to Tigmanshu Dhulia for an upcoming film. The movie is rumoured to be based on the life of famous dancer, Begum Samro. The director confirmed that he had approached Rani, but was yet to get a feedback from her. It will be Tigmanshu’s second biopic, after the critically acclaimed Pan Singh Tomar.
  • Nikhil Dwivedi, whose movie Hate Story is grabbing the headlines these days, has confidently quipped that he is excited and not nervous. The actor has stated that being nervous is not a part of his personality. Hate Story has been in the news recently for its bold scenes.
  • Priyanka Chopra is not one of those romantic girls who get impressed with Chocolates and Flowers! Priyanka believes in staying simple and true love may be expressed by stating rather than gifting, quipped Piggy Chops.
  • Paoli Dam, who has raised multiple eyebrows with her bold image in the forthcoming movie Hate Story, has praised her co-star Gulshan Devaiyah. Paoli stated that she very much enjoyed working with him, as she believes that he is a very fine actor.
  • Poonam Pandey who has strove really hard to stay in the limelight, has finally succeeded in getting her first Bollywood movie. Vipin Medhekar has announced that the actress has been signed for a movie and the film is going to be an out and out bold venture. The first look of the movie is set to come out during the closing week of April or the first week of May.

That’s all for the day, visit this column again for more such Bolly masala!

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