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John Abraham to produce and star in biopic 'THE GREAT GAMA'

John Abraham, who turned producer successfully with 'Vicky Donor' and 'Madras Cafe', is now gearing up to produce a biopic on the Indian wrestler 'The Great Gama', in which he will play the title role. Born in 1880 in Punjab, Gama, who remained undefeated his entire career spanning more than 50 years, was awarded the Indian version of the World Heavyweight Championship on 15 October 1910. The biopic on Gama will be directed by Parmeet Sethi. "When I thought about the film the only actor who came to mind was John. While he has a great physique to go with the subject, there is something about him that is extremely honest and positive. It will be exciting for both him and me to work on this together since it is a different character and something he hasn't done so far in his career."

Madhuri sings for 'Gulaab Gang'

It looks like the leading ladies of Bollywood have started to also take to the mike along with their so many other talents that they portray in the movies. Madhuri Dixit dances like an angel and if reports are to be believed, with `Gulaab Gang` she has also sang a folk number for the movie.The song is called `Rangi Sari GulaabiChunariya`, the music for which has been arranged by director SoumikSen himself. The song reportedly starts with Madhuri`s mother singing and then the daughter following on for the rest of the song. Sen seems to have achieved a lot of firsts with this movie. He made the two leading icons of the 90`s, JuhiChawla and Madhuri Dixit, come together for the first time on screen. Secondly this is also the first time Juhi dons such a powerful negative role. And now he has made the dhakdhak girl to lend her voice to a track for the movie. `Gulaab Gang` is set for release on the 7th of March this year.


The character, Byomkesh Bakshi was created by Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. Basu Chatterjee created a TV show based on Bandyopadhyay's work which turned out to be an engaging experience. Byomkesh and his friend Ajit kept the viewers entertained with their witty investigations for 34 episodes which began in the year 1993 and culminated in 1997. Late Bengali and Hindi film director Rituparno Ghosh's last film 'Satyanweshi' was also based on detective Byomkesh Bakshi. This time Sujoy Ghosh played the detective. Now, Bollywood director Dibakar Banerjee is coming up with a film on the maverick detective. Dibaka's venture is called 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' and it features Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead role. The first look of Sushant Singh Rajput from the film is out now, and thus IBNLive Poll asked readers who they liked the most as the character Byomkesh Bakshi. The result is clearly in favour of Rajit Kapur, the first man to play the detective on screen. He has received 83.06 percent of the total vote share. Sushant Singh Rajput came second with 12.11 percent vote share, while Sujoy Ghosh came third with 4.83 percent votes.



Rumors have been circulating that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are secretly married! It's no secret that the couple became engaged in April 2012 with Brad giving Angelina a half million dollar engagement ring. But when a new ring was spotted on Angelina's finger while she and the kids were in Australia while Brad was in the UK filming Fury in October, that's when the rumor mill started churning. According to the IMDB website, the couple did sign a pre-nuptial agreement which basically states that they would each keep their own money if they should part and would have joint custody of their six kids. Do you think Brangelina have secretly tied the knot?




Soha Ali Khan to work with Shivaji Patil

After her last film 'Mr Joe B. Carvalho' received mixed reviews from the audience, Soha Ali Khan is all set to embark on her next film which is being helmed by national award winner ShivajiPatil and is a "powerful story", says the actress. Soha took to Twitterto announce the news Saturday.  "My next film is set in Delhi on October 31 1984 and is a powerful story directed by national award winner ShivajiPatil," the actress posted on the microblogging site. Patil bagged the national film award for his Marathi film 'Dhag'. The actress has been seen in other films like 'War Chod Na Yaar', 'Saheb, BiwiAur Gangster Returns' and 'Tum Mile'.


Priyanka Chopra 30 Million Hits On Youtube

Bollywood actress-singer Priyanka Chopra's single 'Exotic' has received great feedback from the international web audience. It has now crossed the 30,000,000 hits mark on YouTube. The song, featuring Pitbull, is an amalgamation of Indian popular music and western pop-rap. Many Bollywood actors have tried their hands in singing before, but this is the first time an actor has been so successful. Priyanka released two singles, 'In My City' and 'Exotic' featuring Will.I.am and Pitbull respectively, in the US and India last year.

Fuad to Compose for Raja Handsome!Fuad to Compose for Raja Handsome!

The ever-popular Fuad has recently been signed to compose music for the film “Raja Handsome”, starring Sakib Khan. The movie is being produced by Bioscopewala. “I think Raja Handsome will set a new benchmark for the quality of movies produced in Bangladesh,” says Fuad al Muqtadir, who will be composing the entire movies music – there will be seven songs, but the performers for the songs have not been selected yet. Noted lyricist Zahid Ahmed has already written some songs for the movie. Ahad Mohammad Bhai, the proprietor of Bioscopewala said, “We are trying to get the best people of every sphere and bring them together to this movie and present something special to the audience.” Shooting will begin in March 2014 in selected spots in Sylhet and Chittagong, implementing the vision of Director Badiul Alam Khokhon. The shooting will then move to Europe in April. The movie is expected to be released in four continents sometime in October 2014.

Ahmed Rubel in Sanjay Nag's next film

Ahmed Rubel is going to appearing in Sanjay Nag's Next Film, Parapar, with Paoli Dam and Rituparna Sengupta and more. Sanjay came to limelight with his debut film Memories in March; Dipti Naval starred in the movie where Rituparno Ghosh wrote the script and also acted in the film. Bangladeshi audience is eagerly waiting to find out how our own Ahmed Rubel presents himself in front of international audience. Shooting of the film has been completed. Ahmed Rubel said, “The story of the movie is amazing. Here, I've played the central character. I believe a lot of the audience will like the movie”.


Published: 12:00 am Saturday, February 15, 2014

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