A cartoon Shammi Kapoor, and Amitabh Bachchan as Anna Hazare!
Cineswami also tells you about Gulshan Grover’s best actor award, and Rajinikanth’s support to Anna Hazare
Just when you thought you had heard it all, comes the news that über-producer Madhu Mantena (Ghajini
) is planning an animated film on the late and sorely missed Shammi Kapoor. Mantena is planning to use 26 of the Yahoo
star’s hit numbers in the film. The songs won’t be your bog-standard remix hashes, but will be the pure original, untainted Mohammed Rafi melodies. Hollywood technicians have been approached to make this a world-class project. Do we really need an animated Shammi Kapoor when we can see the real deal anytime we want? Let’s see how the project pans out.
Meanwhile, Prakash Jha is no slouch when it comes to getting his project off the ground. He won a major victory for freedom of expression when the Supreme Court overturned the ban of Aarakshan
in Uttar Pradesh, rapping the state government on the knuckles in the process. Jha is now planning a film about; you guessed it, freedom of expression. Jha and Amitabh Bachchan are also going to express themselves freely in their next film Satyagraha
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