Bollywood Today – 9th June 2012

Today a number of exciting events took place in the fabled film industry. We have brought the news of these events right to you.

  • Aamir khan says that he has no interest in politics. The actor quips that he does not have a solution to the problems in our country. The superstar is very excited about the response his debut TV show, Satyamev Jayate has been receiving. He says that he wants people to ponder about the evils present in our society. He feels that the TV show can spread awareness only and cannot bring about the actual change. The change has to brought by every individual watching the show.
  • Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra mesmerised the audience with their performance at the IIFA Rocks. They performed to the song Uff from their next film, Teri Meri Kahaani. IIFA Rocks is a part of the IIFA awards which consists of performances by stars and a fashion show. The designers who displayed their collection were Varun Bahl, Masaba Gupta and Suneet Verma. Stars like Aditi Rao Hydari, Bipasha Basu, Shazahn Padamsee,Nargis Fakhri  and Vivek Oberoi walked the stage. The other celebrities who performed were Mika, Shafqat Amanat Ali, girl gang Blush, Gauhar Khan and Vishal-Shekhar.
  • Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara swept the technical awards at IIFA. The technical awards were held at the IIFA Rocks. The film ended up with five awards while closest competitor Ra.One ended up with four. Anand Subaya won for best editing, Anuj Mathur and Baylon Fonseca won for best sound recording, Bosco-Ceaser were adjudged as the best choreographers, Zoya won for best screenplay and Carlos Catalan won for best cinematography. Resul Pookutty won for best sound design, Vijay Dayal won best sound recording for Chammak Challo, Sabu Cyril won for best production design, RA.One  won the best special effect awards. Niharika Khan won the award for best costume design for the film ,Dirty Picture which also won the award for best dialogues.
  • We had reported earlier about the dig that Vivek Oberoi took at Salman Khan referring to the titles of their films, Sher and Ek Tha Tiger. Well now it appears that Sohail Khan, Salman’s brother has already registered for a film named Sher Khan before the shooting of Sher could start. Salman wanted to make a film for kids with this name. Now they find that the name partially appears in Vivek’s film. What complicates things is The presence of Sanjay Dutt in the film. Sanjay is a good friend of Sallu Bhai and they do not know if they should take a step against the film’s producers or not.
  • The shooting for the much awaited film, Dhoom 3 will begin from Friday. Uday Chopra who has been a part of all the prequels is pretty excited about it. Aditya Chopra, Uday’s brother will be producing the film like always. Vijay Krishna Acharya who has penned the script for the prequels will be directing the film. The film will have Aamir Khan playing a thief. The other actors who are starring in the film are Abhishek Bachchan and Katrina Kaif.
  • Ayushmann Khurrana and Chitrangada Singh asked Ranbir Kapoor to mimic his superstar family members while they were hosting IIFA Rocks. Though Rishi Kapoor was sitting right in the first row Ranbir sportingly gave in to their demand. He said a dialogue Prithviraj Kapoor had said in Mughal-e-Azam and sang a song from one of Raj Kapoor’s films. He imitated his father too but the audience loved it when he performed to cousin Kareena’s Bebo Mai Bebo.
  • Sonam Kapoor celebrates her twenty seventh birthday today. Her school friend intend to reunite at her home and celebrate her birthday together. She wants to celebrate her birthday by eating a generous lunch. The actress informs that the big party will be held once her father, Anil Kapoor returns from Turkey.
  • We have heard of celebrities visiting the sets of films. Now it seems leopard have started dropping in on sets of film too. Recently a leopard strayed into the sets of the film, Ek Thi Daayan. The film which is being produced by Ekta Kapoor is being shot in the Film City. The crew of the film had come to the sets when they noticed the leopard. Though the forrest officials managed to catch the animal the unit members were pretty shaken up. The cast of the film which includes  Kalki Koechlin, Emraan Hashmi and Konkona Sen Sharma were not present on the sets.
  • Supermen Of Malegaon is slated to release on 29th June. The film has won much accolades and a number of awards in film festivals all over the world. The film is about a miscellaneous group of film lovers from Malegaon who remake Superman with a small budget. The film is funny, tragic and reflective at the same time. The film is directed by Faiza Khan and is being produced by Gargey Trivedi & Siddharth Thakur.
  • Bejoy Nambiar recently took a break from shooting his next directorial venture David. He shot a few episodes of the MTV show, Rush. The production house had earlier worked with Bejoy and appreciated his work. He was also on very good terms with the crew of the show. Bejoy did not disclose any information about the show. He said that he was busy finishing the shooting of David.

Now that you know about the latest happenings in Bollywood we hope you will return for some more tomorrow.

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