Uttar Pradesh News
Masaan and Jaanisaar declared tax free in Uttar Pradesh
The two films have been shot in the state…
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Salman Khan thanks Uttar Pradesh government for making Bajrangi Bhaijaan tax free across the state
Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho puts its director Vinod Kapri in danger!
The director of the film is concerned about his family’s safety due to the film. Here’s why!
Social sattire is a plot that everyone wants to try their hands at now after a few films did great business. As long as it is relevant and is not made for the heck of it, nobody minds. Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho seems like a film which has a great plot at display with a few laughs guaranteed. Click here to read more
Vidya Balan praised by UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for Hamari Adhuri Kahani – view pic!
The Rajkummar Rao and Emraan Hashmi starrer film is getting mixed responses from critics and audiences…
Hamari Adhuri Kahani recently got tax exemption from the states of MP and UP. The decision made the makers so happy that they decided to visit UP capital Lucknow for a special screening of the film. Mahesh Bhatt and Vidya Balan Click here to read more
Akilesh Yadav makes Aamir Khan’s PK tax free in Uttar Pradesh
The UP Chief Minister praises and supports Hirani’s film
Amidst row and demonstrations over Aamir Khan-starrer PK, the government of the northern Indian state Uttar Pradesh has decided to exempt the movie from entertainment tax.
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Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra shoot in Lucknow’s Ambedkar Park
YRF’s Daawat-e-ishq is the first film to have been shot in this grand park
Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra’s next Daawat-e-ishq is the first film to get permission to shoot a sequence at Ambedkar Park in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The park which is more popularly known as the Mayawati Lawns, Click here to read more
After Dedh Ishqiya, Akhilesh Yadav presents Bullet Raja with one crore!
The Uttar Pradesh chief minister is dolling out money to some selected movies shot in the state. Is it a token of appreciation or a bribe?
Akhilesh Yadav seems to be desperate to promote his state Uttar Pradesh. The chief minister has been giving monetary grants to filmmakers who pitch their story in the heartland of northern India. After giving the Dedh Ishqiya makers one crore along with tax free holidays, Akhilesh recently presented a cheque of the same amount to the makers of Bullet Raja. Click here to read more
Why was Dedh Ishqiya premiere in Uttar Pradesh cancelled?
Looks like the recent Saifai Mohotsav controversy has cast its shadow on the premiere of Dedh Ishqiya too
The star-studded premiere of the Madhuri Dixit-Nene and Naseeruddin Shah starrer Dedh Ishqiya in Lucknow was cancelled on Friday. Officials of a multiplex, where the premiere was scheduled, said Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and members of his family were scheduled to attend the premiere at a multiplex in Gomtinagar in the evening, but the event has since been cancelled. Click here to read more
Sonu Nigam: The mindset of people in UP and Bihar needs to change
The singer reacts after Manish Jain, owner of Teerthanker Mahaveer University, humiliated him after a concert
Singer Sonu Nigam, who was at a show at a college in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad city on Saturday night (February 23), is upset after Manish Jain, the organiser and college owner, humiliated him post concert by not letting him catch his flight from Delhi despite repeated requests. Click here to read more
Remo D’Souza to perform ABCD Ganpati song at Maha Kumbh mela
The choreographer-director will promote his film Any Body Can Dance at the ongoing Hindu religious festival
A dance performance at the ongoing Maha Kumbh? If choreographer-turned-director Remo D’Souza has his way, he will perform with his dance troupe in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh soon. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan to seek action against honour killing of Satyamev Jayate participant Abdul Hakim
The actor is disturbed over the murder of a participant who had exposed the atrocities of the Khap panchayat
Aamir Khan, the host of popular television series Satyamev Jayate that was aired every Sunday at 11am on Star Plus, was shocked to hear the news about the killing of Abdul Hakim, a participant in the talk show. Click here to read more
Salman Khan’s Dabangg 2 shoot: UP schedule begins September 9
The five-day shooting would be conducted of the Dabangg sequel will be conducted in Lucknow and Kanpur
Arbaaz Khan Productions has reportedly got permission to film the Salman Khan-starrer action-comedy Dabangg 2 in the state capital. Major scenes will be shot in Lucknow and Kanpur from next week. According to sources in the state government, Arbaaz Khan’s production house sought the green signal from the government to “commence shooting in the beautiful city”. Click here to read more
Why is Saif Ali Khan not rushing to the ‘shaadi ka mandap’?
The Cocktail actor’s to-be begum Kareena Kapoor is dropping projects all over the place. But it looks like Chhote Nawab is in no mood to pause on his work schedule…
Latest goss suggests that Saif Ali Khan has nodded in affirmation for Tigmanshu Dhulia’s movie set in the underworld of Uttar Pradesh that will feature him in a rustic, negative role. Click here to read more
Tigmanshu Dhulia’s ‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’ title to be altered?
The Paan Singh Tomar director is facing the ire of the Valmiki Samaj for the current title of his just-announced film
Members of Haryana-based Valmiki Samaj have expressed resentment over the title of Jimmy Shergill-starrer Valmiki Ki Bandook. However, the film’s director Karan Butani says the film has nothing to do with lord Valmiki, and they are ready to alter the title if the need arises. “We happened to read an article about this new film in the papers, and we didn’t like the name of the film,” Raj Kumar, general secretary of Valmiki Samaj, said. “Valmiki is our guru, we worship him. He wrote the great Ramayana… so how can one associate something like a ‘bandook’ (gun) with his name. We wish to speak to the filmmakers and request them to alter the title,” he added. Click here to read more
‘Paan Singh Tomar’ director announces ‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’ with Jimmy Shergill
It will be a film on the gun culture of UP, again shot in Chambal
Tigmanshu Dhulia, whose film Paan Singh Tomar has been received with rave reviews last weekend, has announced a new film, Valmiki Ki Bandook. The director has teamed up with Jimmy Shergill again for the film. A satire on Uttar Pradesh’s gun culture, the project will be shot in the Chambal Valley. Dhulia had directed Jimmy in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster. But with Valmiki Ki Bandook, Dhulia is associated as the creative director, while his assistant Karan Bhutani will wield the megaphone. Click here to read more