Expresso Bollywood News Update at 11:30 am on 27 July 2023

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Expresso Bollywood News Update at 11:30 am on 27 July 2023

Latest Bollywood News Today Transcript at 11:30 AM on 27 July 2023

In our top story. Actor Aamir Khan arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday, 26th July, to attend the inauguration ceremony of the newly built International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre named ‘Bharat Mandapam’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the IECC. Aamir was dressed formally in a maroon kurta and white pyjama as he sat in the front row during the ceremony. The actor seemed to be focused on the ceremony as he listened intently to what was being presented on stage. The new International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre at the redeveloped Pragati Maidan will be the venue of the G-20 Summit in September. It is set to be India’s largest conference and exhibition venue.


Moving on. Actor Sunny Deol returns to the screens with his latest period-drama actioner, Gadar 2, the trailer of which dropped on Wednesday, 26th July. The film is a sequel to the 2001 blockbuster Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, which featured Deol and Ameesha Patel. The duo reunite for Gadar 2, which is directed by Anil Sharma, who had also helmed the original. The sequel is set in Lahore in 1971, where Tara Singh finds himself in the middle of the ‘Crush India movement’ and travels to Pakistan again — to bring back his son Jeete, played by Utkarsh Sharma. The film will release in theatres on August 11. It will see a box office clash with Akshay Kumar’s OMG 2.


Actor Abhishek Bachchan will be seen in an exciting role in R. Balki’s film ‘Ghoomer’. The movie, which also stars Sayami Kher, Shabana Azmi, and Angad Bedi, is set to premiere at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2023 on August 12th. On Wednesday, 26th July, Abhishek took to Instagram and shared a poster that was also uploaded to IFFM’s official Instagram page. The poster shows Abhishek giving an intense look while standing next to Saiyami. ‘Ghoomer’ portrays the inspiring tale of a paraplegic sportsperson, played by Saiyami, who excels as a cricketer under the guidance of her coach, played by Abhishek. The 14th edition of IFFM will take place from August 11 to August 20.


Meanwhile, Kalki Koechlin and Deepti Naval-starrer ‘Goldfish’ is all set to hit the theatres soon. On Wednesday, 26th July, the makers shared that the film will be out in cinema halls on August 25. Set in London, Goldfish deals with memory, music, mental health and identity. Anamika, played by Kalki, the child of a mixed marriage, returns home to her estranged mother Sadhana, played by Naval because she is suffering from dementia. Speaking about presenting the film to the Indian audience, Anurag Kashyap shared – “I was so moved by the film. The relationship between Kalki and Deepti with some brilliant writing, is directed with so much nuance by Pushan Kripalani. I am thrilled to present this beautiful film.”


Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra recently opened up about how he slipped into alcoholism after the box office failure of his 2009 film Delhi 6. The film, which starred Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor, did not strike a chord with the audience at the time. In a recent chat with Siddharth Kannan, he shared – “What happens first is that you feel that something wrong has happened with you and you start blaming the world for it, then you escape it. At first, I was angry, then I was in denial and then came the acceptance that maybe the film lacked something. When that realisation comes, you bounce back.” Post Delhi 6, Rakeysh went on to direct Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.


Meanwhile, there’s nothing that actor Manav Kaul can’t do. After playing several romantic and negative roles, the actor is now essaying the character of a ‘father on hire’ in Trial Period. The rom-com, directed by Aleya Sen also stars Genelia Deshmukh in the lead role and is streaming on JioCinema. Manav made his on-screen debut with Kai Po Che in 2013 and went on to give notable performances after that. Manav, in a chat with, shared – “Luckily, I have gotten some good roles in the last few years. But I often take breaks, write or be on the stage. That way I compartmentalize my life into all the things that I love. “


Actor-author Twinkle Khanna took a nostalgic trip down memory lane in her recent Instagram post. She shared pictures with her mother, veteran actor, Dimple Kapadia. The old photographs capture a young Twinkle accompanying her mother to various events during her childhood. In the first picture, a young Twinkle is seen holding her mother’s hand, and in the second one, she hilariously makes an angry face at the camera while her mother laughs. In the caption, Twinkle expressed her protective feeling towards her mother and wrote – “All I need is a little suit, and I could easily pass off as her bouncer. Forty years later, I am still her bodyguard. What role do you play in your mother’s life?”


Lastly, Actor Zareen Khan recently held a ‘Ask Me Anything’ chat session on Reddit and shared her experience of working with Salman Khan. A Reddit user asked Zareen to give her honest review about working with him. The actor, who made her Bollywood debut opposite Salman in the 2010 film Veer and later did a dance number ‘Character Dheela’ with him for the movie Ready, replied with just one word – “Intimidating.” The actor was also asked about her resemblance to Katrina Kaif as many dubbed her Katrina’s look-alike when she made her debut. She wrote – ” It made me happy being compared to Katrina as I was her fan too. But it backfired on my career.”

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