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SCOOP: Kartik Aaryan teams up with Shah Rukh Khan for his next to be directed by Ajay Bahl

Just a couple of days back, Bollywood Hungama exclusively revealed that Kartik Aaryan is on the lookout for a quick 30 to 40 day film as the shoots of his under production films – Dostana 2 and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 – have been delayed further due to the on-going pandemic. And we have now an…

The White Tiger actor Adarsh Gourav, Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple bag nominations at Independent Spirit Awards

The award season nominations have begun! Netflix's The White Tiger actor Adarsh Gourav, the breakout star of 2021, has been nominated for Best Male Lead at the 36th annual Independent Spirit Awards. Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple has been nominated in the Best International Feature category.Laverne Cox, Barry Jenkins, and Olivia Wilde announced the nominations…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s next is a crime thriller

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is shooting in the nights in London for his new project Sangeen in spite of the city going into another lockdown. “It’s tough. But you know what they say? The show must go on. We’re working in a Covid bubble, and following all the guidelines. I am here in London for a month,” informs Nawaz.The…

Tandav controversy: Supreme Court refuses to grant protection from arrest to makers; says freedom of speech is not absolute

On Wednesday while hearing pleas seeking stay on FIRs against actors and producers of the web series Tandav, the Supreme Court said that freedom of speech is not absolute. A bench headed by Ashok Bhushan said that the petitioners should go to the high courts to seek quashing of these cases. The court also refused…

Netflix acquires Chaitanya Tamhane’s Marathi film The Disciple

The Disciple is a Marathi drama film written, directed, and edited by Chaitanya Tamhane and executive produced by Oscar winning director, Alfonso Cuarón. The film was awarded the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize (FIPRESCI, short for Federation Internationale de la Presse Cinematographique) and the Best Screenplay award at the 77th Venice International Film Festival. It was…

Price re-negotiation for Yash’s KGF 2; Excel Entertainment acquires Hindi rights for a bomb

In 2018 when Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar of Excel Entertainment bought the Hindi rights of the Kannada hit KGF (Kolar Gold Fields) little did they know that the film will turn out to be a virtual gold field.Sources say, the film made more than what the producers invested into this supposedly regional film. At that time Excel had paid a…

Vipul Shah makes his digital debut with a medical thriller titled Human; Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari to star

Filmmaker Vipul Amrutlal Shah has ventured into the web space with a new medical thriller show titled Human. He says the show is not about Covid but highlights medical trials that have taken place across the world for decades now. The show stars Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari and is directed by Shah and Mozez…

Vidyut Jammwal and Rukmini Maitra to star in action-thriller Sanak 

Actor Vidyut Jammwal will next be seen in the action thriller titled Sanak opposite popular Bengali actress Rukmini Maitra. Directed by Kanishk Varma, the film is produced by Vipul Amritlal Shah and Zee Studios.Announcing the film, the makers also shared the first look poster of the film. The poster sees a blood covered hospital bed…