News - India & South Asia

Amitabh is apparently appearing in Rana (the next Rajnikanth flick)

Mumbai, March 25, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) The new film ‘Rana’ is a joint effort of Ocher Studios (Chennai based) and Eros International of Bollywood. The movie will be directed by K.S. Ravikumar, a well known director of the two South Indian films Padayappa and Muthu, which were hits of their times.


The filming is scheduled to begin in March, this year and the movie is expected to be released in early 2012. It will be released in three languages, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.


Upcoming Hindi film on India’s mafia outing- Gangs of Wasseypur

Mumbai, March 24, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) The famous Bollywood director, Anurag Kashyap is back with a thriller. Titled “Gangs of Wasseypur”, the movie is based on the Mafiosi operating in coal mines. The movie is said to be inspired by Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather. The movie is being produced by Anurag Kashyap in collaboration with Studio 18 of the UTV production house. The movie is going to release in two parts, similar to RGV’s Rakta Charitra. The movie belongs to the genre of drama, based on the theme of revenge.


‘Pyar ka Punchnama’ explores love this April

Mumbai, March 23, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Love stories are usually roller-coaster rides. Ask a lover and he or she would readily agree with you. Debutant director Luv Ranjan plans to explore this ride with his film ‘Pyar ka Punchnama’ this summer. The film is being produced by national award winner Abhishek Pathak under the banner of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Wide Frame Pictures production. This comedy flick is slated for a release in April this year.


Social issues addressed by Prakash Jha’s movie ‘Aarakshan’

Mumbai, March 23, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Ace director Prakash Jha is all set to stir the societal norms with his upcoming social drama ‘Aarakshan’ that is currently being shot in the picturesque locations of Bhopal. The film revolves around the taboos of caste reservations that were enforced by the Mandal Commission. ‘Aarakshan’ is slated for a release on August 12 this year.


Saif Ali Khan To Work With Chris Pfeiffer?

Saif Ali Khan To Work With Chris Pfeiffer?

March 22, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): Collaboration with Hollywood artists is a common thing now. So when Saif Ali Kan decides to catch up with world stunt champion Chris Pfeiffer, it is sure to be a ‘risky’ and anticipated meeting. Saif, who is set to shake hands with Chris tomorrow in Delhi’s Pataudi Palace says he is bowled over by Chris’ talent and they may consider working together!

Reese Witherspoon's Elephantine Adventure

Reese Witherspoon's Elephantine Adventure

March 22, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): All sorts of stunts and shooting sequences are planned by movie makers. But this one took the breath away of the actors, literally! Reese Witherspoon,, who was shooting for Water for Elephants with Robert Pattinson, got a pleasant fart for all her sportive natured shooting sequence when she was doing a circus trick around the mammoth beast.

The picture perfect pair of Imran-Katrina comes together in ‘Mere Brother ki Dulhan’

Mumbai, March 22, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) The new on-screen couple in anticipation is the spontaneous Imraan Khan and the desi ‘barbie girl’ Katrina Kaif. Bollywood is looking forward to this duo’s on screen chemistry in their upcoming romantic comedy flick ‘Mere Brother in Dulhan’ that is slated for a release in July this year. The film also marks the debut of writer-director Ali Abbas Zafar who has been an assistant director before.


Reese Wintherspoon Gets Ready For Second Innings

Reese Wintherspoon Gets Ready For Second Innings

March 21, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): Reese Wintherspoon, the Legally Blonde star, is set to get hitched legally, for a second time, sometime next week. As we know, the man of the honour is Jim Toth, whose agency Creative Artists Agency had once managed the actor’s career. If reports are to be believed, the actor intends to do it as a small affair, on a ranch at Ojai, California.

Salman Khan Moves Out Of His Home In Mumbai

Salman Khan Moves Out Of His Home In Mumbai

March 21, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): There is nothing to worry though. Before you jump to conclusions, we are happy to inform Sallu’s fans that the actor has temporarily shifted his base to Film City from his home in Bandra. The actor intends to be more punctual and available at hand while shooting for his next – Bodyguard. And thus, he has decided to shift bag and baggage to this new ‘home’ which is still under construction.

Upcoming Hindi Movie “I AM” to Deal With Social Issues

Mumbai, March 21, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) The upcoming Bollywood movie ‘I AM’, will be released on the 22nd April, 2011. It is a drama based on real life experiences with the aim of removing certain old social taboos from the society.


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