Shahrukh Khan had already roped in Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan for Ra.one promotions and had plans to rope in Sachin Tendulkar, but chain of events led to Rahul Dravid being offered the role. Dravid will play the role of a robot called Chinni, who will fight with Chitti, the robot played by superstar Rajinikanth. This is expected to make Ra.One, which releases around Diwali, a superhit.
In order to maintain social harmony in the largest democracy of the world, filmmaker Prakash Jha has agreed to delete “objectionable” scenes from his upcoming movie Aarakshan, and replace them with random item songs showing cleavages of random women. The decision was taken after some political parties objected to some of the dialogues in the movie, which they thought could disturb peace and tranquility in the country.
Realizing that Bollywood songs with some Hindi gaali have been doing consistently well for years and there could be a race to use more gaalis by film producers in future, government is planning to sell commercial rights of Hindi gaalis to willing producers. A list of commercially available gaalis is being prepared by the HRD Ministry and could soon be put up for auction next month.
Taking a leaf out of SRK’s book, when King Khan released the trailer of his upcoming movie Ra.One during the world cup quarter-final match between India and Australia, Kamaal Rashid Khan aka KRK, the maverick Bollywood character, has announced his intentions to release the trailer of his upcoming movie Deshdrohi-2 during the semi-final match between India and Pakistan, to be played at Mohali next Wednesday.
While watching the Pakistan vs. Kenya match last night, the evergreen Dev Anand suddenly realized that his 1990 movie “Awwal Number” starring Aamir Khan and himself was remade into “Lagaan” by Aamir without any due credits. At the hastily called press conference in the middle of the night, the immaculately dressed Dev Saab addressed the media in his own customary style.
To make Bollywood awards as “transparent” and “genuine” as possible, Filmfare, the leading award presenter, has decided to institute an award for the “unreleased” movies. The inaugural awards were swept by Shah Rukh Khan for his upcoming movies Ra.One and Don-2. While Filmfare claims the award is to reward hard work shown in filming, critics have called it no better than the present set of awards.
Ganguly has joined hands with SRK’s Bollywood enemy Salman Khan. Now he’d be seen beating the hell out of an SRK lookalike in a movie that is rumored to be the sequel of last year’s superhit movie Dabangg. Producers believe that mere scenes of Dada breaking the bones of King Khan would be enough to make the movie a superhit, especially in West Bengal.
Chitti, the Robot, has been reckoned by the committees as an “outstanding contribution” to the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology, and Peace, while the script of the Tamil movie Enthiran, which is based on the life and achievements of Chitti, has been regarded as an “outstanding work in an ideal direction” in the field of Literature, thus completing a clean sweep of Nobel Prizes for Rajinikanth.
In a historic move, the aam aadmi of India has forgiven Ekta Kapoor for all her television serials after watching Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, produced by her Balaji Telefilms. “It was a difficult thing to do, but we Indians always forgive the people lost in mornings when they come back home in the evenings to face the latest episode of Bandini on Star One,” says moviegoer Vishal, echoing the sentiments of crores of married Indian males.
Recently released science fiction movie Inception by Christopher Nolan has attracted rave reviews but ended up claiming the life of a 17 years old IIT aspirant. Wednesday was a sad day for the Verma family when the youngest member of the family Gopal committed suicide because he wasn’t able to understand Inception completely even after watching it for seven times, three times in his dreams.