QuickE: SRK in Big B’s ‘Badla’; Anushka Squashes Pregnancy Rumours

1. Shah Rukh Khan in an Extended Cameo in Big B’s ‘Badla’?

Amitabh Bachchan and SRK may share the screen together after almost a decade. 

Shah Rukh Khan teamed up with Amitabh Bachchan after almost a decade as a co-producer for the Bollywood Shahensha’s upcoming crime-thriller Badla. PTI had earlier reported that the film is an official remake of the 2016 Spanish film Contratiempo also known as The Invisible Guest. Khan is co-producing the film through his Red Chillies Entertainment along with Sunir Kheterpal and Akshai Puri, Azure Entertainment.

Mid-Day reports that Khan will appear in an extended cameo in the film. If sources are to be believed, this will bring together the two stars on screen after Bhootnath.

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2. Anushka Sharma Rubbishes Pregnancy Rumours, Calls Them Absurd

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli ahead of the 2015 World Cup Semi Final in Australia. (Photo: Facebook/ IndianLinkAustralia)

Trust netizens to put two and two together. The fact that Anushka Sharma has not signed a film after Aanand L. Rai’s Zero has sent rumour mills into overdrive. Some websites have been carrying speculative reports of Anushka Sharma expecting a child. The Zero actor has rubbished the rumours in an interview with Hindustan Times (HT Cafe), calling them silly and questioning how something like this can stay hidden.

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3. Ranveer Singh-Ajay Devgn to Shoot Together for ‘Simmba’ Number?

Ranveer Singh in Simmba; Ajay Devgn in Singham

Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn are reportedly shooting together for an end-credit song for Rohit Shetty’s upcoming film, Simmba. We can expect a dhamaal number that will be choreographed by Ganesh Acharya.

According to reports, the song would be shot with around 150 dancers, the highlight of course being the chemistry between Ranveen and Ajay.

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4. PIL Against Release of ‘Kedarnath’ Filed in Mumbai Court

Sara Ali Khan’s debut film Kedarnath has stirred controversy prior to its release for allegedly promoting the idea of ‘love jihad’ (a term used to describe a phenomenon in which Muslim men feign love to dupe women belonging to non-Muslim communities into converting to Islam).

A PIL has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking an order to stay the release of the film, which is scheduled to hit theatres on 7 December. The petitioners, advocate Prabhakar Tripathi and advocate Rameshchandra Mishra, have alleged that the film hurts Hindu sentiments stating in the PIL, “The storyline is cooked-up, imaginary, and the movie is a untrustworthy story of love between a Hindu Brahmin girl and a Muslim boy connected with the natural disaster of Uttarakhand.”

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5. ‘Uri’ Trailer: Vicky Is Battle-Ready in the Patriotic Action-Drama

The trailer of Uri, starring Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Kirti Kulhari and Paresh Rawal, has just been released. Revolving around the 2016 surgical attack carried out by the Indian Armed Forces, the film directed by Aditya Dhar, traces very recent turmoils.

Vicky is playing an Indian commando in the middle of all the action, and has undergone massive physical transformation for the role. His emotive range is of course one of the high points of the trailer, which is equal amounts of gritty action-packed drama and heart-tugging moments. Yami is a tough intelligence officer, while we get just a glimpse of Kirti as a fighter pilot.

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