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“Let us begin this bulletin with some news on Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who on Wednesday shared a nostalgic tweet after seeing the trailer of Sooraj Barjatya’s film Uunchai. Salman has worked with the director in several films, including Hum Saath Saath Hain, Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
Salman tweeted, “My best director and truly one of the best human beings I have ever met and worked with. All the best my brother Sooraj babu ..”
Uunchai stars Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Neena Gupta and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles. The film tells the story of four close friends who decide to scale Mount Everest.
The film releases on November 11
“Superstar Madhuri Dixit Nene says digital platforms have freed storytellers from the trappings of the box office and have made it possible for actors to take up “bold” subjects like her latest Prime Video release Maja Ma.
In the film, the actor plays Pallavi Patel, a closeted lesbian on a quest to keep her perfect family together while maintaining her individuality. Madhuri made her OTT debut with the Netflix series The Fame Game earlier this year. In a conversation with PTI, the actor said, “Times were different in the 90s. With the advent of OTT, different stories can be told without having to think of the constraints of releasing them in theatres. On OTT, you can pick subjects you want to.” “
“Actor Varun Dhawan says his decade-long journey in Bollywood has been a roller-coaster ride, where he has transitioned from being briefly arrogant in his career to listening and learning from what his audience wants out of him.
During the trailer launch of his upcoming Bhediya, Varun said in these ten years, he attempted to always keep the audience as his priority. Being surprisingly open, the October actor said, “I’ve always kept an ear out. It isn’t that I’ve done superb work in every film. If people criticise, it’s for this. I’m always trying to hear, and grow. There was a time when I’d think arrogantly, that everything is going fine, so why should I even care what someone is saying.” “
“In other news, Actor Jacqueline Fernandez shared a new still from her upcoming film Ram Setu, which stars Akshay Kumar in the lead role. Jacqueline introduced her character, mentioning that she ‘is the most daring’ environmental scientist. In the photo, Jacqueline stands next to Akshay, who tries to decipher the mystery behind Ram Setu.
She captioned her photo, “The most daring environmental scientist that you will ever come across. Presenting Dr. Sandra Rebello. #RamSetu. This Diwali, 25th October, Only in Theatres.”The most daring environmental scientist that you will ever come across.”
Directed by Abhishek Sharma, the film revolves around Akshay Kumar’s character Dr. Aryan’s quest to prove the existence of Ram Setu.
The film also stars Satya Dev, Nushrratt Bharuccha, and Nasser”
“Actor Sunny Deol decided to celebrate his birthday away from the hustle and bustle of the city and went for a trip with his gang of boys to the Himalayas. The actor, who turned 65 today, took to social media to post a picture with his friends, giving a sneak peek into his birthday celebration.
Sunny, who is in Manali with his close friends, has been sharing updates about his trip on social media. In the latest photo, the actor and his friends can be seen enjoying corn cob. Sunny captioned the photo, “Birthday Bhutte Treat with Gang.”
Sunny will next be seen in Gadar 2, the sequel to his blockbuster film Gadar, which also has Ameesha Patel returning to the cast”
Indian cinema’s superstar Shah Rukh Khan recently celebrated three decades in the industry. Over the years, Shah Rukh has amassed a lot of fans and their undying love for him and everything he does.
During an interview with CNN, Shah Rukh was asked if he has been able to figure out the reason behind his unmatched, rare success.
The actor admitted he had little clue about his magic because he wasn’t conventionally good-looking. He said, “I don’t know myself, most friends laugh at me that I have become a film star, especially the actresses who worked with me earlier on, their first reaction was eeks. They find it very surprising, they think I am a long-running fluke.””
As Kangana Ranaut readies up for the release of the Indira Gandhi biopic, she has announced her next big outing. On Wednesday, the actor announced that she has signed up to play Noti Binodini, one of the most iconic theatre superstars from Bengal.
The film will be directed by Pradeep Sarkar, who also directed Parineeta. It’s written by Prakash Kapadia, who has films like Tanhaji, Padmavat, Devdas and Black to his credit.
Expressing her excitement over the new project, Kangana shared in a statement, “I am a very big fan of Pradeep Sarkaar Ji and very happy for this opportunity. I am completely thrilled to be part of this remarkable journey with some of the greatest artists of this country”.”
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