Saturday, November 30, 2013

Amy Billimoria's Shoot with Hrishita Bhatt for Amar Ghanasingh's Jewellery

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Hot this Winter! Couturier Amy Billimoria designs haute for Hrishitaa Bhatt, Jewelry Courtesy: Amar Ghanasingh 
AmarGhanaSingh of Ghana Singh jewelers did this exclusive trial with Actress Hrishita Bhatt donning the spectacular jewelry & Costume by Couturier Amy Billimoria 
B- town girls Hrishitaa Bhatt & Couturier Amy Billimoria were seen enjoying the trial of the Amy's hot new collection by the former with the complimenting jewelry by Amar Ghanasingh. 
Hrishitaa sure does look a stunner in both the avatars with spectacular jewelry by Ghanasingh Jewelers. Amy Billimoria exclaims, "Doesn't she look gorgeous? Here I have used classic cocktail colors of Black & Navy. Going haute & sexy with Chantalle lace and deep back trail gown and body contour drapes."
Amy gives a message, "Go Chic & Stylish this Christmas Season."

Mahesh Bhatt joint play to transcend borders

Mahesh Bhatt, in an endeavour to find common ground between India and Pakistan, is all set to produce and present a play, Milne Do.
Mahesh Bhatt, in an endeavour to find common ground between India and Pakistan, is all set to produce and present a play, Milne Do.
A collaborative effort of theatre actors from the two countries, the play — an intense love story between two culturally crossed individuals during times of abject hatred — is aimed at promoting the core message of 'Aman ki asha'.
Actor Imran Zahid will be playing the lead along with an actress from Pakistan, who is yet to be finalized. Incidentally, Imran is also playing the lead in the theatre adaptation of Bhatt's Arth.
Two bands — one each from India and Pakistan — will also perform live when the play tours cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore to begin with. Later, it will also travel to other cities of the two countries. While Pakistani band Laal has been confirmed, its Indian counterpart is yet to be finalized. Sources told us that Indian Ocean has been approached for the slot.
"This play is still in conceptualization stages. A part of the story will be rehearsed in India and the other in Pakistan. However, we will stage the play together on stage," said Imran Zahid.
Mahesh Bhatt said, "I have always maintained that a movie or a play can be a greater vehicle of peace than all the lectures we give. Any message, if communicated through storytelling, touches a chord. We are also trying to do the same. This play will be an emotional transaction between industries on both sides."
This will be Mahesh Bhatt's fourth play after The Last Salute, Trial of Errors and Arth.

Suneel Darshan to launch his Son Shiv Darshan in Karle Pyar Karle

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The successful filmmaker is all set to produce again after a long time. This time, he is making a romantic comedy with his son as the lead.
Suneel Darshan, who gave hits like Ek Rishtaa: starring Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar and Andaaz starring Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta and Priyanka Chopra, is back from a six year sabbatical to give his young son Shiv a grand entry into Bollywood.
Shiv Darshan is all set to face the camera in his father’s new rom-com, Karle Pyaar Karle. The young actor, studied in acting and dancing schools in New York.
Femins Miss India Earth 2011, Hasleen Kaur plays the main lead opposite Shiv Darshan in the film.
                                              KARLE PYAAR KARLE
Introducing
Shiv Darshan and Hasleen
 Aham Sharma, Tanya Malik, Ankit Raaj, Sanjay Sharma, Mahesh Thakur, Karan Anand, Amandeep Kaur, Meneka Kurup Arora, Nilanjana Gupta, Aru Verma ,Roshan Preet, Aditi Khanna, Shailesh Hejmady, Harry , Dennis Fernandes, Shaji Chaudhary, Suyash Shukla, Yash Acharya, Dhwani Gori, Dimppy Sabherwal and Rumy Khan
Director
Rajesh Pandey
Producer
Suneel Darshan
Story By
Suneel Darshan
Choreographer    
Rakesh Sharma
Ranju Varghese (Soni-Soni Song)
Action
Mehmood Bakshi
 Baan Rigs & Co.
Art Director
Manish Binani
Screenplay & Dialogues
Rajesh Pandey, Reshu Nath& Rahul Patel
Cinematographer
NavneetMisser
Music
Rayyan Ameen
Rashid Khan
Prashant Singh
Suneel Darshan
Mumzy
Meet Bros Anjjan
Lyrics
Rashid Khan
Mehmood Arfat
Suneel Darshan
Mumzy Stranger
Yusuf Khan
Paras Chaurasia
Shakeel Azmi
Kumaar
Dialogue
Rakesh Pandey
Reshu Nath
Rahul Patel
Editor
Devendra Murdeshwar

Synopsis (Karle Pyaar Karle)
Karle Pyaar Karle is an adrenaline gushing, action packed, edgy love story of two rebels, Kabir & Preet, playing the game of life.
The unstable environment within their homes manifests into their daring attitude towards life. Right from their childhood Kabir and Preet indulged in playing borderline dangerous games trying to defy the fear and complexes within. In a desperate moment, eight year old Kabir indulged in an act that lead him to the doors of a juvenile home … In a bid to protect Kabir, his mother decided to leave town to escape the harsh punishment. After travelling from one city to another for 12 years, the family returns to their home town where Kabir and Preet reconnect......beginning a mad chapter of dares, games and fun.
The film is a journey of their unbridled games as they discover themselves and the essence of romance. Problems rear up as though it was their destiny … Preet started believing that they are ill fated and it’s best they should stay away. Kabir firmly believed that only if they are together, will they survive. Preet willingly tore herself apart from Kabir leading them to a point of no return.
They love to dare........ But will they dare to love?

Friday, November 29, 2013

“RAGINI MMS-2” ON MARCH 21

Alt Entertainment’s keenly awaited RAGINI MMS-2 has been confirmed for a March 21 release.Being top-lined by the current sensation Sunny Leone, the film due to release on January 10, has been rescheduled to March 21, to enable completion of VFX.Billed as a HORREX (combination of horror and sex), RAGINI MMS-2 is the sequel of the 2011 sleeper hit, RAGINI MMS.“We need substantial time to bring quality visual effects to the big screen. After the success of the first film, the bar has been raised. The Ragini MMS sequel promises to be the sexiest and scariest date movie ever,” said Ekta Kapoor.
Surely, one not to be missed !

Shemaroo Entertainment releases Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara! On Home Video


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 From the makers of blockbuster movies like Once Upon A time in Mumbaai and The Dirty Picture comes yet another acclaimed film- Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara. This festive season Shemaroo Entertainment releases the film on Home Video for its audience.  
The story of Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara revolves around three characters Shoaib played by Akshay Kumar, Aslam played by Imran Khan and Jasmine played Sonakshi Sinha. Mafia king, Shoaib is flamboyant, awe-inspiring and powerful who rubs shoulders with the rich and famous. He often visits the poor areas where he grew up and on one such visit, he meets Aslam and his best friend and takes them under his wing. Aslam becomes Shoaib’s favourite. There is an attempt on Shoaib’s life by his arch adversaries, sparking off a major battle between the two factions. Sohib and Aslam meet Jasmine, an aspiring and beautiful actress. While Shoaib does everything to woo Jasmine, Aslam shows her the simpler things in life. Both of them profess their love for Jasmine on separate occasions.  When Shoaib sends Aslam to pick up Jasmine, Aslam agrees, without realizing that he is going to pick up the very girl he loves! Just then, there is an attack on Jasmine’s life…..
Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara is available in market at the cost of 799/- on Blu Ray and Rs 299/- on DVD.  Not only that one can also enjoy Making Of The Songs – Chugliyaan, Yeh Tune Kya Kiya., Tayyab Ali & Tu Hi Khwahish.. along with the movie. 2 VCD Pack of the movie is available at Rs 125/-only.
About Shemaroo
Celebrating the golden jubilee, Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd is among few entertainment companies that has hallmarked several pioneering efforts with its innovative and out- of-the- box thinking. Founded in 1962, Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd is an established Filmed Entertainment “Content Houses” in the country, active in Content Ownership, Creation, Aggregation and Distribution with a large content library of over 2800 titles.
Shemaroo is engaged in the distribution of content for satellite channels, physical formats and emerging digital technologies like the Mobile, Internet, Broadband, IPTV and DTH among others. With its partnership with the major telecom operators and other digital media platforms, Shemaroo is at the forefront of the digital age. The company has also tied  up with many content providers across the country. The “Shemaroo” brand today is synonymous with quality entertainment in the Indian entertainment eco system.

Sony TV’s Bhoot Aaya to narrate Pune based incident – Richa

Sony Entertainment Television’s horror series ‘Bhoot Aaya’ will narrate Pune based incident this Sunday. This incident occurred with Richa and her husband Himanshu who reside in the city of Pune. They were deeply in love with each other and soon they got married. Their life took a new turn when they discovered that Richa is pregnant. But destiny had planned something else for them, there was an evil eye who wanted to ruin this happiness in Richa and Himanshu’s life. One day the couple decided to go for dinner, after coming back Richa suddenly got a feeling that someone is chasing her. She went and complained to her husband about this but Himanshu didn’t take her seriously instead tried diverting her mind. Time and again evil uncertainties started occurring with Richa but it was only when it happened in front of Himanshu he started believing on Richa’s worries. Through a friend’s consultancy they decided to seek help from the Indian Paranormal Society experts.  They got to know that there is a bad omen that is haunting their life because of a bad deed done by Richa in her past life.
 What was that past deed?  Will Richa and Himanshu be able to get rid of the ghost? 
To find out tune in to ‘Bhoot Aaya’ on 1st December 2013
Every Sunday at 11:00 pm only on Sony Entertainment Television

Kehta Hai Dil.. Jee Le Zara - Dec. 2 to Dec. 5

Episode 62, 2ND December, Monday @ 9.30 p.m. -  Deepali explains Ajji Dhruv  is right guy for Saanchi. Adu informs Dhruv and Dilshaad that Saanchi is agreed to get married to a man who is divorcee and father of 2 children. Dilshaad confronts Saanchi. Dhruv drags Saanchi and takes her in front of Ajji Nani. Dhruv confronts Ajji nani. Saanchi gets angry when Dhruv crosses his limits and keeps questioning Ajji Nani. Saanchi slaps him and throws him out of the house. Dilshaad gets angry and says Dhruv does not deserve such rude behavior. She walks away. Saanchi goes to her room and breaks down. Dhruv gets flashes of good moments with Saanchi and bursts out crying. Dhruv’s mother calls him and tells him to come back home. Next morning Saanchi tries to be normal and like always asks everyone what they would want to eat. Nani tells her she can’t pretend to be happy. Saanchi prays to God that may her family be happy like before. Dhruv packs his bag. Dilshaad cries. DV tells Dilshaad to take care of Saanchi. Dilshaad says she can’t promise. Dhruv looks at Prabhu Niwas with a hope Saanchi will come to stop him. Saanchi comes and hugs him and says Iam sorry please don’t go.
Episode 63, 3rd December, Tuesday @ 9.30 p.m. - Dhruv realizes he was just dreaming when doesn’t find Saanchi around. Dhruv enters Prabhu nivas. He says bye and asks for Ajji Nani’s blessings. Saanchi watches him going. She cries and runs to her room. Nani feels bad for Dhruv. She decides to leave the house. Dhruv walks out of the house and overhear some colony bad guys talking bad about Saanchi. Dhruv gets into fight with them for Saanchi’s respect. Everyone come out. Adu tries to help Dhruv but he says he can handle them on his own. Saanchi comes down running. Dhruv gets badly injured. He walks away to go. Saanchi wants to stop him. Ajji is holding her hand. Saanchi literally pleads Ajji to stop him. Adu also requests. Ajji slowly loosens the grip and says go Saanchi stop him. Saanchi stops him and Dhruv in excitement goes to hug her but Saanchi steps back. All laugh.
Episode 64, 4th December, Wednesday @ 9.30p.m.-  Saanchi applies medicine on DV. Ulka comes. Everyone hide cover Dhruv. They all make fun of Ulka. Ulka is shocked to know Ajji has agreed to get Saanchi married to younger boy Dhruv. Dhruv assures he will take care of Saanchi always. Pradeep comes to Saanchi office drunk. Mughda calls up Saanchi and informs her. Saanchi and Dhruv come to office. Dhruv and Pradeep argue. Dhruv says Pradeep has forged papers and he will prove it in court. Saanchi takes out all the agreements and contract papers. Dhruv disturbs her by being very romantic. Dhruv asks Saanchi out for Date. Saanchi says Ajji will never agree. Ajji tells Dhruv to speak to his parents about marriage and after that only he can take Saanchi out for a Date. Dhruv decides to have a date with Saanchi no matter what and smiles. 
Episode 65, 5th December, Thursday @ 9.30 p.m. - Dilshaad calls Saanchi home to get the right recipe of Biryani. When Saanchi reaches home she gets to know Dhruv has called for Pizza. Dilshaad pushes Saanchi in Dhruv’s room. Dhruv has created an atmosphere of romantic date in his room. He has arranged TV, popcorn tub, Pizza, Candles etc. Saanchi shares her idea of romance and takes him to park. They both enjoy open sky, twinkling stars, colourful flowers etc. Dhruv gets his mother’s call. She says his father wants him to attend Ram kapoor’s Party. Dhruv agrees. He decides to take saachi along. Ajji also gives permission only if Adu accompanies them. Dhruv tells Saanchi only two of them will go to Mumbai. He will talk to Adu.

On Location:- Ready for some ‘Junglee’ time…' Bombay Talkies project No.103 film " Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahe" on floors.

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Abhay Kumar, grandson of Rajnarayan Dube, reviving the legendary oldest production house of Bollywood ‘Bombay Talkies’ will be seen as the male protagonist in the production house’s project no. 103 ‘Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahen’ that has  hit the floors.
Shutterbugs spotted the cast & crew of Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahen. Abhay Kumar with his opposite lead Ruhi Singh rehearsing their lines ,while Zakir Husain, Atul Srivastav and Mohsin Khan chilling on the sets waiting for their turn. They seemed to be enjoying each other’s company.
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Abhay Kumar exclaims, “It has just started & I already love it. It is so much fun & we have bonded really well. Pretty excited for the entire process. I have grown up in the film background but facing the camera is altogether different experience.immensely liking the process of being an actor and evolving each day".film is directed by Johnny walker's son Nasirr Khan and produced by Bombay talkies .
The film is heading towards fast completion with its first schedule over.

For the love of Humanity! Medscape India in association with Aryan Education & Medical Trust conducted a Rally spreading the message ‘HIV Go Away’

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Dr. Sunita Dube, Chairperson, MedscapeIndia in association with Aryan Education & Medical Trust conducted a rally ‘HIV Go Away’ starting from Lokhandwala; Andheri was a success & bagged a certificate for excellence par initiative by Lov Verma; Secretary of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare; Department of AIDS Control.
The Rally spearheaded by an HIV Positive patient; Sanjeevani accompanied by orphans from the trust & other volunteers of the organizations spread the message of ‘HIV GO AWAY’ giving away Red Balloons with the message to the pedestrians & the commuters who stopped by the Rally in support for the cause.
Also Mrs. Vandana Sajnani an actor member of the MedscapeIndia came forward with her husband actor Rajesh Khattar along with Ramji Gulati  to participate in the Rally.
Dr.Sunita Dube explaining the agenda of the Rally, “Every year our Rally & panel discussion have been receiving immense support from the media & Entertainment industry that has been a strong motivation for us to help spread the word better. HIV is a sensitive issue & it is very important for us to educate people who have wrong connotations about the disease. This year we are focusing on new strategy planning for treatment & prevention of HIV in Children & Women.”
Focusing on their agenda Sunita enlightens us about the aim of MedscapeIndia for AIDS Awareness & Eradication, “We want to PromoteHIV/AIDS awareness among young people and empower them to take action to fight againstHIV/AIDS influencing the Influence the policy-makers and key stakeholders at national, state and district levels to influence the policy, promote multi-sectoral response and increase government resources to fight against HIV/AIDS.”
Sunita concludes, “Every woman, HIV or otherwise has the right to have a child, the right to fulfill her dreams of motherhood. With planning and good medical support, an HIV positive mother can still do so.”

Director Shekhar Suman along with his star cast of the film "Heartless"Adhyayan Suman and Ariana Ayam teach the nuances of acting at Mumbai’s mega media fest at Jai Hind college's Detour 2013 .

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The Heartless team is proud to be associated with Detour this year, a great platform for the youth to showcase their talent. Actor - Director Shekhar Suman along with his star cast Adhyayan Suman and debutante Ariana Ayam graced the event with their presence by judging the young winners and interact with them on their latest film 'Heartless', also sharing some valuable acting tips thereby teaching them the nuances of acting.
Shekhar adds -"The Detour festival organised by Jai Hind college was another exciting experience in the series of visits that I have been doing lately to promote my film Heartless.
It is important that people understand the gist of my film and specially anaesthesia awareness which is an integral part of my film."
The students present in the auditorium loved the promo and responded with a thundering applause.
The students were very attentive and heard everything with wrapped attention and were curious to know what the film was about.
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It is always better to interact with your audience on a personal basis so that they can understand the film better.
The director and the cast of any film always need an assurance from their audience and the way everybody responded to Adhyayan and his singing, a brief interaction with Ariana was an indication that they had not only liked what they saw,  but were also very eager to watch the film.
No wonder all of us came back contented and with a huge smile on our faces.
Adhyayan says- 
"About Detour It was soo amazing and heart warming to be at jai hind college the crowd was so loving and enthusiastic. Even though I got to see only 2 plays it was super to see young talented students so confident on stage . I was extremely touched and happy about the fact that the trailer was so well received by everyone. cant wait to come back to perform when the music comes out."
Detour is a Jai Hind Department's Mass Media Festival. Detour is the most sought after festivals in the city where a number of students from across the city participate. This year at Detour, we focus on the importance of brands and brand recall in sales and marketing. Media and advertising play a crucial role in reaching the target market and therefore, companies introduce catchy taglines and brand mascots to help the brand develop a connection with consumers. On the 29th, 30th November and 1st December, these crucial aspects of marketing and advertising unite to create a branding mega fest.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

MAAC to host 10th 24 FPS Annual International Animation Awards 2013

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24 FPS 2013 International Animation Awards, an event to celebrate and honour creativity of talented animation enthusiasts

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) – leader in 3D Animation and VFX training in association with United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) welcomes one and all to the 10th 24 FPS Annual International Animation Awards 2013 on December 6, 2013, 7:00 PM onwards at The Lalit Intercontinental, Andheri (East) in Mumbai. In the celebratory year of 24 FPS 2013, MAAC has organized creative workshops, informative sessions, exhibitions and entertaining competitions such as MAAC’s Got Talent, 24 FPS Signature Tune Contest, National Level Gaming Competition, etc.
The theme selected for this year’s awards, ‘MY World 2015’ is in support of the UN’s mission to improve the lives of millions through animation films. To address UN theme in the most effective manner and promote it on global platforms ‘Digital Film Making’ has been introduced in the ‘Open’ category for external participants for 2013 Awards. Propagating this campaign and urging people to voice their opinions is the prime objective of MAAC - UNIC. 24FPS provides an opportunity to young animation enthusiasts to showcase their creativity and get acclaimed at international level.
A prestigious jury panel of industry stalwarts from across the world comprising of Shelly Page – Dreamworks, Subhajit Sarkar – Rhythm & Hues, Viral Thakkar – Pixion, Hari Varma - Toonz Animation Pvt Ltd, Merzin Tavaria - Prime Focus, E Suresh - Eeksaurus, Nishith Takia - Krayon Pictures, Santosh Kale – Underground Worms, Senthil Kumar – JWT, Vaibhav More – Vaibhav More Films, Vaibhav Kumaresh – Vaibhav Studios among the other imminent personalities from animation fraternity.
The categories for 2013 awards are Best VFX Short Film: Student, Best 3D Animated Short Film: Student, Best 2D Animated Short Film: Student, Best Game Design 2013: Studio/Professional Category, Best Visual Effects Feature Film 2013: Studio/Professional Category, Best TVC 2013: Studio/Professional Category, Best TV Series 2013: Studio/Professional Category, Best Animated (2D/3D) Short Film 2013: Studio/Professional, Best Experiential Animation: Student / Studio / Professional / Freelancer, Best Photography (Theme – Life in India): Student / Professional / Freelancer.
24 FPS films have received global recognition at various national and international film festivals like Asia Appollo Awards – Singapore, Annecy Awards – France, FICCI BAF Awards, Japanese International film festival and Golden Cursor Awards to name a few. Over a decade, 24 FPS Awards has gained momentous support from the global animation fraternity and has been a key promoter of fresh animation talent in India.   
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IIFA WEEKEND PRESS CONFERENCE

The Biggest Celebration of Indian Cinema, the NEXA IIFA Awards Styled by Myntra returns to Amazing Thailand for the 19 th edition, exact...