Monday, April 22, 2019

Zee Studios to release Haryanvi film Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti on May 17, 2019



Zee Studios, in association with The Satish Kaushik Entertainment, today announced the release of their upcoming Haryanvi film Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti on May 17, 2019. 

Directed by Rajesh Amarlal Babbar, the film stars Satish Kaushik, Aniruddh Dave, Rashmi Somavanshi in the lead roles. The film showcases and further establishes the idea of empowering women and taking a step ahead in gender equality.

Speaking on the film, Shariq Patel, CEO, Zee Studios said, “We are happy to join hands with Satish Kaushik to present our first Haryanvi film, a poignant story that establishes the importance of gender equality in our society. With this film, Zee Studios continues to back essential stories that need to be told”. 

Director Rajesh Amarlal Babbar said, “It’s a matter of great pride that my film’s teaser poster is out today. The film revolves around women empowerment and takes a bold step in spreading the message not only in Haryana but to the rest of the world that a girl child is not less than a boy in any sphere of life”. 

Actor Satish Kaushik commented, “To play the character of Jaidev Chowdhry was tough because it was a grey part, but I liked the dynamics of the character, and had a great time playing a typical, orthodox father who always wanted a son in the family. Initially, it’s a character you will hate but as the character grows he becomes a lovable father. My chemistry with the lead actress Rashmi Somvanshi who played my daughter on screen was amazing and same with lead actor Aniruddh Dave who is very popular for his TV show Patiala Babes. Director Rajesh Babbar was very clear about how he wanted to make the film and I was very impressed how he dealt with such a good subject, I just followed his directions to enhance my performance.”

Producer Nishant Kaushik adds, “After Tanu Weds Manu, Dangal and Sultan, Haryanvi language has come to the national forefront like any other language. We are happy that the first big Haryanvi film’s first look is releasing today. We at The Satish Kaushik Entertainment, along with Zee Studios, hope to create a new regional market and industry for Haryanvi films”. 

The film Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti will release on May 17, 2019.

Kunal Parwani roped in to play Sharman Joshi's best friend in ALTBalaji's ‘Baarish’



ALTBalaji’s upcoming web-series ‘Baarish- When you are in mood for romance !’ is soon going to mesmerize the audience with its unique story-telling and characters ! With its simple yet elegant love story, it has kept the old school love alive. The handsome Kunal Parwani has been roped in to play Sharman Joshi’s best friend ‘Sorab’ in the web-series. When Sharman Joshi playing the character of ANUJ, a gujarati businessman, does not understand the meaning of falling in a relationship with Gauravi played by Asha Negi! To his rescue comes his best friend Sorab which is essayed by Kunal Parwani. He is the solution for all this problems ! 

On playing Sorab, Kunal says, “Digital platforms are growing and it is really easier and quick to shoot. As an actor we start getting many opportunities now. As far as working with ALTBalaji is concerned, Every member of the team is so helpful and considerate. One had a liberty to give layers to the character with the help of the team. This has been by far the best experiences that I have had. I really feel connected to the web series. It has been a wonderful experience working with the whole team especially our director Nandita Ma’am as she helped me get more into my character ‘Sorab’ who is a Parsi fellow. The relationship that Anuj (Sharman) and I share is beyond friendship, more like brotherhood. 


On his equation with Sharman, Kunal says : ‘He is by far the most talented and a supportive actor as well as a friend I have ever worked with. I have learnt a lot from him and the learnings will be with me for life. I just pray and hope that I get to work with him again! It’s rare to find such an humble and extremely helpful person in your journey! This show has a different feel altogether and I am sure you will love it!” 

Watch the two friends handle crazy situations in ALTBalaji’s upcoming web-series Baarish, streaming live from 25th April’19!

Friday, April 19, 2019

Robert Downey Jr. aka Iron Man is the only Avenger to read the entire script of Avengers: Endgame



As we all know, the Russo brothers went to all lengths to keep the script of the upcoming superhero movie, Avengers: Endgame a secret from all the members of team Avengers.

However there was only one person to read the entire script of the film and that is none other than Iron Man aka Robert Downey Jr.

But, in a new interview, the Russo brothers revealed that Tom wasn't the only one who didn't end up reading the entire Endgame script. In fact, all of the Avengers but one were left in the dark!

Talking to Rotten Tomatoes, Joe said: "[Robert Downey, Jr.] was probably the only one to actually read the entire script. I think Benedict [Cumberbatch] got the script that included his scenes only."

After a year long wait, the film is all set to hit the theaters next week and the excitement of the fans is at the peak. Millions of fans are waiting to witness what happened after Thanos snapped his fingers and if the remaining Avengers can bring the ones that vanished back.

Avengers: Endgame releases on 26th April in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Emraan Hashmi to star in the Hindi remake of top grossing Malayalam horror film 'Ezra'



Emraan Hashmi has always proven his mettle as an actor and is known for choosing interesting films. The actor has recently been roped for Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak's Hindi remake of Prithviraj starrer horror film Ezra being produced by Panorama Studios. This is the second time Panorama Studios is remaking a Malayalam film, the first being Drishyam. Ezra is being directed by Jay Krishnan  who has directed the original Malayalam film as well.

The film will be shot in Mumbai and Mauritius. The casting of the female lead is underway.

An elated Emraan says, "Horror is a genre with immense potential, a well-made horror film will always draw audiences in huge numbers to cinema halls. With Ezra, we hope to push the boundaries further and give the audience an experience that they will never forget. I'm happy to be associating with Kumarji and Abhishek on this film and with Jay Krishnan at the helm of things all I can say is be prepared for one hell of a spooky ride.”

Producer Abhishek Pathak adds, "Ezra was a success story in Malayalam and a good story is always universal and hence we were convinced that it has the potential to appeal to the pan-India audience as it has a perfect blend of horror, story and emotion. With this remake, we look forward to work with Emraan for our third collaboration after Dil Toh Bacha Hai Ji and the untitled Amitji-Emraan film which is under-production."

Jay Krishnan who is all set to direct the Hindi remake states, "When Kumarji and Abhishek watched Ezra they were convinced that it needs to be retold to a wider audience and in a bigger canvas. The fresh approach to the horror genre showcased in Ezra was well received down south and the film was a blockbuster. I hope to push the envelope further with the backing of Panorama studios and the presence of an actor like Emraan Hashmi."

Gulshan Kumar (Tseries) presents A Panorama Studios Production,
Produced by ,Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Kishan Kumar, Abhishek Pathak, Co produced by Aditya Chowksey and Sanjeev Joshi, Directed by Jay Krishnan.

Panorama Studios currently has three films in production which are, the John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Ileana D Cruz, Arshad Warsi, Kriti Kharbanda, Pulkit Samrat, Urvashi Rautela starrer PAGALPANTI directed by Anees Bazmee, SECTION 375, a courtroom drama starring  Akshaye Khanna, Richa Chadha, Meera Chopra and Rahul Bhat and the Punjabi remake of SINGHAM featuring Parmish Verma and Sonam Bajwa.

Carvaan Go: Retro Songs now on the Go


           

                           ~3000 retro songs in 88gm ~

After breaking various industry norms with Carvaan, Saregama has yet again redesigned modern technology in the most simplistic way for the ease of access and portability with the launch of Carvaan Go.

Just how Carvaan reinstalled lean back listening experience for its users with pre-loaded songs and other features, Carvaan Go is aimed to rejoice the active and on-the-go life of music lovers who want to carry their evergreen classics with them but somewhere struggle find simpler ways to do it.

Carvaan Go with earphone as a primary use case is meant for more personal listening experience. Keeping this in mind, the product consciously has been designed to be very light weight, as low as 88 grams. Music on the go is often associated with mobile phone, Carvaan Go pushes this barrier and introduces an uninterrupted listening experience where there are no phone calls, or messages or a poor network to intrude your music experience.

This works as a great in-car music companion too where you can listen to your favorite retro songs curated by artistes and moods without any ad breaks. This device also lends itself as a wonderful travel partner for long flight or train journeys as there is absolutely no internet required to listen to the preloaded content. Whether you’re on your refreshing morning or evening walks, driving or flying, Carvaan Go will be your perfect partner simply offering you uninterrupted listening experience.

Carvaan Go comes preloaded with 3000 evergreen songs categorized into Artistes, Specials and pre curated Playlists, FM/AM and a micro SD card slot for your personal music. You can listen to the music through earphones, Aux out cable and Bluetooth. It is also compatible with the Carvaan App which allows one to simply select the songs or playlists from the library of 3000 songs and play through Carvaan Go. It also supports a small in-built speaker for your night time bed side listening.  It has a rechargeable battery with 7 hours playtime.

Vikram Mehra, Managing Director, Saregama says, “Carvaan’s unprecedented success proves that listening to customers pays rich dividends. Carvaan Go is our response to customer want for listening to their favorite music outside home in a lean-back, uninterrupted fashion. Its light (88gm), fits into palm / pocket easily and has longer playback time (7hrs). And just like Carvaan, this product has also been fully designed internally by our employees"

Carvaan Go will be available on www.saregama.com and all key stores

Monday, April 15, 2019

Aanand L Rai’s Zero to close the Beijing International Film Festival



Aanand L Rai’s Zero starring Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif & Anushka Sharma was praised unanimously for its ground breaking visual effects. The movie has now been selected as the closing film at the Beijing International Film Festival.

With this Zero joins legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s classic Pather Panchali as one of the five Indian films that have been listed to be screened at China's premier international film festival. Other films expected to be screened include the Mad Max series, Jason Bourne, Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity and Children of Men and Casey Affleck's Light of My Life among others.

Representing Zero at the prestigious film festival, Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan will also participate in a dialogue segment as an effort to forge ways for the development of Chinese and Indian films as well as creation of opportunities to strengthen film cooperation between the two countries.

While Shah Rukh Khan continues to remain one of the most loved names in China, audiences will also be treated to a fine performance by Katrina Kaif, who walked away with rave reviews and awards for the film

Says director & producer Aanand L Rai, “ I’m so happy that Zero has been selected as the closing film at the Beijing International Film Festival. The film is very special to me and this news is very encouraging. I hope the audience there enjoys the film”.

Country Club organizes the largest Baisakhi Festival of Asia



The fascinating attraction of Shefali Zariwala in the Baisakhi Festival organised by Country Club
Kanta Laga Fame Shefali Zariwala blows up at Country Club Baisakhi Festival 2019
The festival of Baisakhi is always celebrated with great joy  in Bollywood. Baisakhi Fair 2019 was organised by Country Club Hospitality and Holidays Ltd, a popular company of India's leading in leisure and entertainment .Kanta laga fame Shefali Zariwala and Y Rajiv Reddy, MD of Country Club Hospitality and Holidays Limited were present at the Baisakhi Fair. Baisakhi, as is known, is celebrated as a harvest festival and also marks the start of the Punjabi New Year.

On this occasion, CCHHL Chairman Mr. Y Rajeev Reddy said “We leave no stone unturned when it comes to celebrating our festivals with full vigour. We are excited to bring biggest Baisakhi fair 2019 with great zeal and enthusiasm. It is our aim and honour to provide unforgettable experiences to our members. Country Club is a multicultural organization and prides itself in celebrating Baisakhi in a grand way. The idea is to make sure that members have a good time with their families and friends and make memories for a lifetime.”
This year CCHHL is integrating social media in all its promotional activities. To make this a huge success, the company has entered into a partnership with actress Ms Shefali Zariwala to promote the brand Country Club through social media channels. An online Facebook campaign- “Meet & Dine with Shefali Zariwala”- was held and few lucky winners have won the chance to dine with her on this special occasion.

On this occasion, actress Ms. Shefali Zariwala said that "Country Club is like a family for me, I am part of all the festivals organized here. It feels always good to celebrate the festival of Baisakhi with Country Club member and meeting with media fans is a good experience.

CCHHL is India’s largest leisure and entertainment conglomerate. It has 53 clubs across India and abroad with over 4 lakh members. The company is recognized by Limca Book of World Records as “India’s Biggest Chain of Family Clubs”. Country Clubs are known for the fitness and clubbing facilities they offer, as also for star-studded high profile entertainment events they organize all throughout the year for its members.

Zee Studios to release Haryanvi film Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti on May 17, 2019

Zee Studios, in association with The Satish Kaushik Entertainment, today announced the release of their upcoming Haryanvi film Chhori...