Akshay, Randeep Hooda Pay Tribute to Sikh Soldiers on Saragarhi Day
Akshay Kumar and Randeep Hooda paid tribute to the 21 Sikhs who fought valiently against 10,000 Afghan tribesmen as it was Saragarhi Day on Thursday. “My tributes to the bravehearts of the 36th Sikh Regiment, 21 Against 10,000...a sacrifice which will forever be etched in the pages of history and our hearts. Saragarhi Day,” tweeted Akshay. Earlier this year, Akshay starred in Kesari, which is based on the historic battle.
Actor Randeep Hooda, whose film on the same topic was shelved, also took to Twitter and wrote: “21 #Sikhs vs 10,000...1897...it was a certain inevitable death but the decision to take a stand inspite of the odds and not show their backs to the enemy marks this 6.5 hrs battle as one of the greatest last stands...Bole so nihal... Satsriakal.”
Jimmy Sheirgill to Make Digital Debut With 'Your Honor'
Actor Jimmy Sheirgill will be making his digital debut with drama-thriller Your Honor, an adaptation of the Israeli series, Kvodo.
"My role in Your Honor takes a chance with his own reality, the substance of the story is what convinced me to take up the part. The length an individual can go, burning all the bridges and principles for the ones he loves, is truly compelling. I'm glad that I am a part of this show," Jimmy said.
Set in Ludhiana, Your Honor will tell the story of Bishan Khosla (Jimmy), a respected judge, who is on the cusp of a big promotion. His attempt to protect his troubled teenaged son Abeer Khosla (essayed by Pulkit Makol) from a hit-and-run case, brings a drastic turn in his life, questioning his principles and beliefs.
The series has been adapted for Indian audiences by writer Ishan Trivedi. It also features Mita Vashisht, Varun Badola, Yashpal Sharma, Parul Gulati, Suhasini Mulay, Richa Pallod, Kunj Anand and Mahabir Bhullar.
(With inputs from IANS)
Ali Fazal in Film Adaptation of 'Death on the Nile'
Fukrey actor Ali Fazal has bagged a role alongside Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot in a film based on author Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile. The film will be directed by Kenneth Branagh, is said to be a follow up to the hit Murder on the Orient Express.
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Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor-Starrer 'Baaghi 3' Goes on Floors
Sajid Nadiawala had announced last year that Tiger Shroff will return as Ronnie in the third instalment of Baaghi, which will hit the theatres in March next year. Riteish Deshmukh has also joined the cast and will be playing Tiger’s brother. Now, Baaghi 3 has gone on the floors from today (12 September), Mumbai Mirror reported. “Shraddha, Tiger and Riteish will be part of the first seven-day schedule. The action scenes will be shot from the second day,” a source told Mumbai Mirror. The source also added that apart from India, the film will be shot in Georgia and Serbia.
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