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January 4, 2020

Meghna Gulzar would love to make a popcorn flick like ‘Simmba’

Mumbai, Jan 4 : Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, known for her remarkable films on real-life incidents such as "Raazi" and "Talvar" , is gearing up for her upcoming "Chhapaak", an account of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal.Although Meghna is widely applauded for her hardhitting, realistic dramas, she says she wouldn't mind making an over-the-top popcorn entertainer as "Golmaal" or "Simmba". "I do wish to make a comedy, I really would love to, because that takes talent. I do…

Sharad Kelkar: I am a very greedy actor

Mumbai, Jan 4 : Playing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj comes with a lot of responsibility, feels Sharad Kelkar. The actor essays the Maratha ruler in "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior".The actor revealed he was quite shocked when he was approached for the role by director Om Raut. "Honestly, when Om called me and said I want you to play Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, it came as a shocker to me. That time I felt a lot of pressure because Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is worshipped as God by Maharashtrians. Playing a…

Deepika Padukone: Never gave importance to the perception of me

Mumbai, Jan 4 : Actress Deepika Padukone says she doesn't give any importance to how people perceive her, and doesnt try to fight it as well."I don't expect myself to be 101 per cent all the time. You got to acknowledge the fact that your body and mind are going to go though different phases. Eventually it's all about how you're feeling and you don't try to pretend to feel what you're not going through," Deepika told actress Tamannaah Bhatia when asked about how she juggles expectations of perfection. "It's…

Anurag Kashyap calls Narendra Modi government ‘illiterate’

Mumbai, Jan 4 : Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has called the Narendra Modi government egoistic and "illiterate".The filmmaker has been continuously attacking the government over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, which was passed by Parliament on December 11. In his recent Twitter post, Anurag wrote in Hindi: "The CAA/CAB is not going anywhere. It is impossible for them to take it back because for them, that would mean defeat. This government views everything in terms of victory and defeat. Such is their…

Aamir arrives in Himachal to film ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’

Shimla, Jan 4 : Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Saturday reached Himachal Pradesh, to shoot a portion of his upcoming film, "Laal Singh Chaddha", in the state Capital.Local residents and passersby rushed to get a glimpse of the Bollywood superstar in Rampur town, around 110km from the city. Aamir obliged fans by taking out time to pose for selfies. So far, the actor has wrapped up several outdoor schedules for the film, including ones in Chandigarh and other locations in Punjab. "Laal Singh Chaddha" is…
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