BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG commences shoot on March 9

BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG commences shoot on March 9

India’s biggest biopic BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG is all set to go on floors. Announced with much fanfare, Prasoon Joshi and Rakeyesh Omprakash Mehra have been working on the script for almost a year. Only once everyone has been extremely happy with the outcome they have decided to go on floors. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has chosen the quant town of Firozpur in Punjab to commence shooting. Starting after the auspicious Holi day, there was a lot…

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Excel Entertainment is involving itself in a very big initiative to propel and promote new writers

Excel Entertainment is involving itself in a very big initiative to propel and promote new writers

In a pioneering effort, Excel Entertainment is involving itself in a very big initiative to propel and promote new writers. Excel Entertainment has set up a system whereby people can write in with their scripts and can be evaluated by senior writers of the industry. In three levels of scrutiny and exposure, scripts will get selected and developed. Level One: a group of writers will read the first draft and then can give feedback or…

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Farhan Akhtar gets special gift from Milkha Singh

Farhan Akhtar gets special gift from Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh gave a special memento to Farhan Akhtar, along with Rakesh Omprakash Mehra and Vikram Malhotra in Chandigarh on a racing track. Last week producers Rakesh Omprakash Mehra and Vikram Malhotra purchased the shoe at the auction for a whopping 24 Lacs. Milkha Singh had worn these winning shoes for the Olympics in Rome. To mark the start of the project, Milkha Singh was keen to hand over the shoes to Farhan Akhtar. Prasoon…

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Bollywood biopic BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG to be filmed in Melbourne

Bollywood biopic BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG to be filmed in Melbourne

A new Bollywood film about one of India’s greatest sporting heroes will shoot key scenes in Melbourne, the Premier of Victoria and Minister for the Arts Ted Baillieu announced. The film BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG (Run Milkha Run) will tell the story of the legendary Indian runner Milkha Singh, known as the ‘Flying Sikh’, who won 77 of the international footraces out of the 80 that he entered. Milkha Singh first represented India at the 1956…

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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is keen to shoot BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG in Pakistan with Farhan Akhtar

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is keen to shoot BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG in Pakistan with Farhan Akhtar

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is keen to shoot the film, BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG very authentically. Hence he has been putting a lot of time and effort in getting the detailing of the project correct. It is one the biggest biopics that will be made this year. Now it is a known fact that Milkha Singh was born and brought up in the border towns of Pakistan. Rakesh is keen to go the same towns and shoot…

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Celebrities poured at Prerna Ghanshyam Sarda’s wedding with Abhinav Jhunjhunwala

Celebrities poured at Prerna Ghanshyam Sarda’s wedding with Abhinav Jhunjhunwala

Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar attended Kolkata’s business tycoon Ghanshyam Sarda’s daughter Prerna’s marriage to Abhinav Jhunjhunwala, son of Abhishek Jhunjhunwala (Vice Chairman and Director of Anil Ambani group) thanks to the personal involvement of Anil & Tina Ambani of Reliance ADAG Group. Kolkata-based industrialist and jute baron Ghanshyam Sarda’s daughter Prerna married Abhinav on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at suburban Mumbai in a traditional function where the Anil Ambani Group…

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Pureit Marvella RO outshines competition at ‘Water Digest Water Awards 2011-2012’

Pureit Marvella RO outshines competition at ‘Water Digest Water Awards 2011-2012’

Pureit, India’s largest selling water purifier brand from Hindustan Unilever Ltd has swept the Water Digest Water Awards 2011-2012 bagging ‘Best R&D and Technological Breakthrough’ in the RO category for its recently launched ‘Pureit  Marvella RO’- India’s only RO water purifier with ‘Advanced Alert System’. Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Vikram Surendran, General Manager – Water, HUL said “Winning the best ‘Best R&D and Technological Breakthrough’ for Pureit Marvella RO is a matter of pride…

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Saregama India and Shabana Azmi presents LEGENDS – KAIFI AZMI

Saregama India and Shabana Azmi presents LEGENDS – KAIFI AZMI

On the occasion of legendary lyricist and poet Kaifi Azmi’s 90th birth anniversary – 14th January, Saregama, India’s flagship music and entertainment Company along with the talented actress and a proud daughter, Shabana Azmi presented handpicked melodies of the maestro as LEGENDS – KAIFI AZMI, a milestone collection. The album was launched at Hotel Novotel, Mumbai by Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor along with Mr. Adarsh Gupta, Business Head, Saregama India Ltd.  Honoured guests for…

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Car chase sequence of DON 2 took 3 weeks to shoot

Car chase sequence of DON 2 took 3 weeks to shoot

A High-speed car chase sequence for DON 2 was shot with Priyanka Chopra and SRK extensively in Berlin. The chase covered prominent locations / tourist attractions of Berlin. It took 3 weeks to shoot the sequence. Plenty of cars were used and destroyed for this sequence. 10 cars were specially shipped from Korea. 67 cars were used for this sequence, out of which 23 were destroyed. Sources report that it’s one of the best car…

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Videocon’s Director Mr. Anirudh Dhoot honored as Corporate Leader by Power Brands 2011

Videocon’s Director Mr. Anirudh Dhoot honored as Corporate Leader by Power Brands 2011

Mr. Anirudh Dhoot, Director, Videocon is the Power Brands Hall of fame Corporate Leader of the year 2011.The grand award ceremony was held on 12 December 2011 in London. The award was given by Subrata Roy Chairman of Sahara group and Professor Arindam Chaudhuri for Mr. Dhoot’s contribution in the consumer durable industry. POWER BRANDS India is a research driven power book of India’s most powerful brands. A brand bible which garners the country’s most…

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