Mary Kom film is Priyanka’s ‘different one’ next year

Priyanka Chopra, who is known for her non-conventional films like “7 Khoon Maaf” and “Barfi”, says that her upcoming film on boxing champion Mary Kom will be the different film next year.

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“I do at least one film which is challenging for me every year. Mary Kom is that film for next year. If you meet her in person, you will see she is so sweet….can’t imagine her to be a boxer,” Priyanka Chopra said at a press conference here Friday.

 

Talking about her preparation for the film, the actress said that the training is on and she hopes she can play the role well.

 

“There is a lot of training going on for it. I hope I can pull it off,” she said…Read More

Aamir delays Dhoom 3 schedule so that Katrina can enjoy Xmas

Bollywood star Aamir Khan reportedly requested producers to delay the schedule of ‘Dhoom 3’ so that Katrina Kaif can enjoy Christmas and New Year with her family.

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Aamir stalled the shoot of their film for a week to let Kat take a break and spend Christmas and New Year with her family in their London home, a media report said.

 

The report quoted a source s saying: “Aamir has been in a remarkable mood. In fact, it was during a casual conversation with the rest of the cast that Katrina mentioned her wish to spend Christmas and New Year with her family…Read More

Parvati Melton set to get married

Doe eyed beauty Parvati Melton is all set to begin the second innings of her life. She is set to enter wedlock with her long time love. The groom is a Builder, Sanshu Lalaani in Mumbai. The marriage will take place in a grand event in Mumbai on 29th of December. Parvati had reportedly invited very few actors and directors for this event.

Parvati Melton was seen in 11 movies in Telugu and Malayalam but her career never looked rosy. She recently made her come back with an item song in Dookudu. Later, she was seen beside Balayya in Srimannarayana and is now pairing up with Sai Ram Shankar in Yamaho Yamaha… Andhra Reporter

Anil Kapoor may consider Sonam for Indian adaptation of ’24′

Actor Anil Kapoor, who is set to bring the Indian adaption of award-winning American TV series “24″ to the small screen, says he is willing to cast daughter Sonam Kapoor if there is a role for her.

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“If there is a character which suits Sonam or Sonam thinks will suit her, then why not? We will definitely pitch, these days we have to talk to Sonam’s managers,” the 52-year-old said here Tuesday at the launch of “24.”

 

“24″ is an American television series that started in 2001 and ran till 2010, with a total of 192 episodes… Read More

CBI busts dodgy doctor’s filmmaking dreams

It could be a script for a movie. A qualified doctor, who allegedly helped candidates cheat in post−graduate courses in medicine and surgery and used the ill−gotten money to produce films in southern India, is now in the custody of the CBI.

 

Kota Gangadhar Reddy’s multi−tasking life is being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

 

He was running a well−oiled racket of leaking out question papers of the MD and MS (doctor of medicine and master of surgery) entrance examinations at the Post−Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here… Read More

Never looked at Aamir’s eyes, feared falling in love: Rani

There was a time when Rani Mukerji didn’t have the courage to “look into Aamir Khan’s eyes” and now is a time when she “keeps gazing into his eyes until he asks me not to”.

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They worked together for the first time in 1998 release “Ghulam”. At that time Rani was a newcomer and Aamir was already a star with hits like “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak”, “Dil” and “Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander” to his credit.

After hit film “Ghulam“, Rani-Aamir came together on screen after seven years for the not-so-successful historical drama “Mangal Pandey” and now they will be seen as a couple in forthcoming thriller “Talaash“, their third film in 14 years.

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Reminiscing her experience on the sets of “Ghulam”, Rani said: “When I did my first film with him, I used to look at his shoes as I used to be all tensed and nervous. I was a huge Aamir Khan fan. I had a crush on him. When I had seen QSQT (‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak‘), I was in school.”

The two enjoy a good friendship off the screen and Rani hopes it is for lifetime…Read More

Government may call all party meeting on FDI

With logjam prevailing over the opposition’s demand for vote on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi?brand retail under rules that entail voting, the Congress?led UPA government is likely to call an all?party meeting Nov 26, CPI?M leader Sitaram Yechury said Thursday.

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The Communist Party of India?Marxist (CPI?M) leader said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath had conveyed government’s intention to meet leaders of all parties in an effort to find a way out over differences on FDI in retail, after a meeting of Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of the Rajya Sabha… Read More

Indian media baron funds new scholarship at Oxford

Raghav Bahl, the Indian media baron who is the founder and managing director of Network18, is funding a new scholarship for academically outstanding Indians to study at the University of Oxford.

 

Bahl, is providing the financial support for one scholarship per year in memory of his father, the late Pran Nath Bahl, university sources told IANS.

 

The scholarship is open to graduate students of Indian nationality who have an outstanding academic background and are taking the one-year MSc in Contemporary India course at the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme in the University’s School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS).

 

The award covers the graduate student’s full living costs for the academic year, as well as college and University fees. The ‘Pran.Nath Bahl scholarship’ is in recognition of the deep connection between Oxford and India over many generations… News Source

Dabangg 2: First Look Out!

After Ek Tha Tiger’s success early this year. The first look of Salman’s much-awaited movie Dabangg 2 is finally out.

The poster has the caption – Here Comes Chulbul Pandey – and shows Salman as Pandey in khakis with his back to the camera, with someone holding up shattered aviator sunglasses, that are not heart shaped.

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The trailer is expected to be launched on Big Boss this weekend and then with the Diwali release Son Of Sardar.
UTV Stars posted the picture on Twitter with the caption that reads ‘Chulbul Pandey is back in Dabangg 2!…AndhraReporter

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Bobby Jindal to head Republican governors’ body

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