National Award-Winning Gujarati Film 'Hellaro' to Release on 8 November
The Gujarati film Hellaro, which was awarded the Best Feature Film at the 66th National Film Awards this year, will hit the theatres on 8 November.
Hellaro is the first Gujarati film to win the National Award for Best Feature Film, and the 13 actresses featuring in its cast won a Special Jury Award.
The Jury of International FIlm Festival of India (IFFI) has selected Hellaro as the opening film at the 50th International Film Festival of India, to be held in Goa from November 20 to 28.
Directed by Abhishek Shah, the film is based on Gujarat’s folk dance form Garba. The plot, focussing on the self-expression of women, is set in Kutch.
(With inputs from IANS)
John and Urvashi to Revive Sridevi Song for 'Pagalpanti'
Urvashi Rautela and John Abraham will recreate Sridevi’s iconic ‘Tera Bimaar Mera Dil’ in their upcoming film Pagalpanti. The original song featured in 1989’s Chalbaaz, which starred Sridevi and Sunny Deol.
Kareena to Unveil T20 World Cup Trophies in Melbourne
Kareena Kapoor will unveil the trophies for both the men’s and women’s editions of the T20 world cup in Melbourne on Friday, 1 November. The women's World T20 is slated to be held from February 21 to March 8 while the men's T20 World Cup will be played from October 18 to November 15 next year.
Kareena said in a statement, “I am honoured to be a part of this prestigious evening. I would like to encourage all these women out there who are playing for their respective countries to pursue their dreams. Its truly empowering to see them stand tall on an international platform,” Kareena said.
She added: “They are an inspiration to one and all. My late father-in-law was one of the greatest cricketers who played for the Indian cricket team and it is an honour for me to be unveiling the trophy.”
(With inputs from IANS)
Arjun Mathur & Tannishtha Chatterjee to Star in Black Comedy
Tannishtha Chatterjee and Arjun Mathur have teamed up for Anshuman Jha’s directorial debut, Lord Curzon Ki Haveli. The film has been written by Bikas Mishra.
Lord Curzon Ki Haveli is expected to go on floors in the UK in January. Arjun and Tanishtha have been brought on board to play one of the two couples in the film.
The film is a dark comedy that revolves around two couples and a pizza delivery boy. Confirming the news, Anshuman said in a statement, “The film has five characters and all of them are integral to the story. I have always admired Tannishtha and Arjun’s work and I am excited to collaborate with them.”
'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' Next Schedule Moves to Rajasthan and London
After completing a schedule in Mumbai, Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 will be moving to Rajasthan and London for shooting their next schedule in January. The two had started a three-day shoot in Mumbai after Dussehra. Two songs from the original film starring Akshay Kumar, ‘Hare Raam Hare Raam’ and ‘Aami Je Tomar’ will be recreated in the film’s sequel.
(With inputs from Mumbai Mirror)
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