Satyamev Jayate: Why does Naomi Watts want to be a part of Aamir Khan’s chat show?
Looks like Mr Perfectionist’s chat show has been winning people’s hearts from all across the world. But why is this Hollywood actor trying to make a beeline for this reality show?
The second season of Aamir Khan’s popular chat show Satyamev Jayate is currently in the making. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan go to Florence
Dhobi Ghat and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara will be screened at the River To River film fest in December. Cineswami takes a look at other Indian and Pakistani films at the fest
Well, technically not them, but their films. Zoya Akhtar’s Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, starring Hrithik Roshan, has been selected to screen at the annual River To River film festival in Florence, Italy that unspools December 2-8. Kiran Rao’s acclaimed Dhobi Ghat, starring hubby Aamir Khan will close the festival. The fest will open with Anindo Bandopadhyay’s Bengali film Chaplin, about how a Charlie Chaplin impersonator ekes out a living. Actor Rudranil Ghosh will participate in a Q&A after the screening. He isn’t exactly Aamir or Hrithik, but the good folk of Florence have no other choice, short of flying to Mumbai and hanging out outside the stars’ houses hoping for a dekko.
This being Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th anniversary, the festival is celebrating him with several films. Click here to read more
Cyclone destroys Imran Khan-Anushka Sharma’s film set
A thunderstorm followed by heavy rains destroyed the set of Vishal Bhardwaj’s film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola and injured five people
The force of the storm Wednesday night was so strong that it caused a 20-foot-high light tower to snap and fall to the ground, injuring five unit members, said an eyewitness from the set, which was put up in the fields outside the city in Punjab. “Due to storm, the several trees fell and blocked the road. The situation was so bad that the other unit members carried the injured on their shoulders to a safe place and from there they were taken in an ambulance to a hospital. Click here to read more
Pooja Bhatt, Dino Morea in tsunami scare in Thailand!
They were doing a recce for locations for Jism 2
Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt and the crew members of Jism 2 found themselves caught in the tsunami scare Wednesday while they were scouting locations for the movie in Phuket, Thailand. “Been asked to stay put at a location short-listed for #Jism2 in Phuket. All we can do is wait for the ocean to recede…,” Pooja tweeted. Click here to read more