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Sanjay Khapare as teacher in BE EKE BE

Under the banners Three Star Entertainment and Namaste Entertainment, producers Vikas Bagheriya and Poornima Vavhal-Yadav’s film BE EKE BE will release on 27 July 2018. The film is directed by Sanchit Yadav who has also written story, screenplay and lyrics.

The film is presented by Mahendra Kabara and Anita Maheshwari of Hema Foundation, co-produced by Pravin Garje and Chintamani Pandit.

BE EKE BE deals with education system. In the film Sanjay Khapare will be seen as teacher Madhav Guruji. Says Sanjay, “I got an opportunity of playing a challenging roll once again with this film. When I was asked to play Madhav Guruji, I did not gave it a second thought. I like the story and my character very much.”

The dialogues are written by Abhijit Kulkarni, music by Vilas Gurav, art direction by Devendra Tawde, choreography by Santosh Aambre, cinematography by Atul Jagdale, editing by Kamal Saigal and Vinod Chaurasiya, VFX by Shekhar Maghade. Atul Marchande is executive producer.

BE EKE BE stars Sanjay Khapare, Jaywant Wadkar, Sanchit Yadav, Poornima Vavhal-Yadav, Santosh Aambre, Atul Merchande, Arun Nalawade with child artists Sahil Sitare, Pratham Sitare, Vaidehi Ovhal, Snehal Bhatade, Sagar Gurav, Sanchit Nirmale, Parth Deshpande, Atharva Kharvarkar, Sairaj Kametkar, Swapnaja Jadhav, Samisha Slape, Prachi Mestry, Pooja Potfade, Neha Pavaskar and Avishkar Shedye.

Wedding Celebrations begin for Shweta Tripathi

Masaan actress Shweta Tripathi is all set to tie the knot with rapper Chaitanya Sharma aka Slow Cheeta. The couple had a private mehendi ceremony at the rapper’s house yesterday. It was a fun filled and chilled out event, with the bride-to-be looking adorable in a yellow mid length dress.

The bridal mehendi was a reflection of the couple as the theme for the occasion was their love story. On her left hand, Shweta has a roller coaster, as that’s where Cheeta had asked her out when they first started dating and on the other hand she has a plane as that’s where their love story began.

Under the plane is a placard with their wedding date on it (29th June 2018) and theater masks representing the place where they first met and their love common love for the stage and acting.

Actor-Director Shiivam Tiwari’s romantic suspense drama “22 days”

Indian Film maker Shiivam Tiwari is bringing another Romantic suspense drama “22 days” starring Rahul Dev and Shiivam Tiwari. The film produced by Mauritius based business man Adhir Gunness, first Mauritian Producer to produced Bollywood Movie, under the banner of D S FILM ENTERTAINMENTS and QUATRE BORNES FILMS PRODUCTON.

Shiivam Tiwari hails from Ghazipur and had acted in many regional films, also assisted many known directors, now he is on cloud nine as he is making his Bollywood debut as a Director and Actor. Movie song penned by Sagar Lahori and rendered by Aditya Narayan, Ankit Tiwari, Palak Muchhal, Dipali Sathe and Shaan.

The film shot at beautiful locations of Mauritius, Very soon movie will hit the theater all over India.

Shankar Mahadevan releases the music of “Youngraad”

Eminent Singer and music composer Shankar Mahadevan released the music of the much awaited Marathi movie ‘Youngraad’ on Tuesday, June 26. Music composers Hriday Gattani and Gandhaar, besides producer, director, singer and lyricist were present at the ceremony held at Bandra in Mumbai. Director of the film Makarand Mane, producer Vitthal Patil and Gautam Gupta were present at the music release function.

Versatile Singer Shankar Mahadevan, who is not new to the film industry, praised the team behind the music and wished success. Mahadevan himself has sung ‘Goshta Ramachi, the narrative song which tells the story of the film. The film is slated to release on July 6, 2018 all over Maharashtra.

“I enjoyed singing the narrative song in the film. Music composer duo has done a tremendous job. ‘Youngraad’ Film’s music is a perfect team work, and I sure this film and music will be a huge success,” Shankar Mahadevan said after the release.

Youngster duo Young Hriday Gattani and Gandhaar has composed the music of Youngraad. Film’s lyrics have been penned by Kshitij Patwardhan, Datta Patil and Maghlub Poonawala. The four songs in the film have been sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Divya Kumar, Shasha Tirupati and Hriday Gattani.

National Award Winning Director, Makarand Mane, known for presenting films with different story angles and out of box thinking is coming up with yet another but different movie ‘Youngraad’. The trailer of the film was recently released.

Makarand Mane said, “I am happy that Mahadevanji released the music of the film. The youngster duo has given wonderful music to the film and it will be liked by the music lovers.”

Produced jointly by Vitthal Patil (Vitthal Patil Producations), Gautam Gupta, Gaurav Gupta (Future Works Media Ltd.), and Madhu Mentena ( Phantom Films ), ‘Youngraad’ is directed by Makarand Mane and stars four young actors in the lead, Chaitanya Deore, Saurabh Padvi, Shiv Wagh & Jeevan Karalkar. It also features leading actors including Sharad Kelkar, Savita Prabbhune, Shireen Patil, Monika Chaudhari, Shashank Shende, Vitthal Patil and Shantanu Gangane.

‘Youngraad’ is a slang used to define vagrant boys in Nashik, the Dakshin Kashi (Southern Banaras) of India. Be it getting into fights or setting up a friend with his dream girl, these four friends have always got each other’s backs. But having a wrong idol in such impressionable years lands these four boys into a web of troubles that drastically affects their lives and brings them to a point where everything that they thought they knew about life disappears into oblivion and forces them to embark on a journey to redefine who they are.

T-Series bags top 5 honours at IIFA Awards 2018

The 18th edition of Indian International Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, held in Bangkok on Sunday was a starry night, high on glitz glamour and of course achievement.

T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment produced Vidya Balan starer Tumhari Sulu was awarded the IIFA statuette for Best Film amidst huge applause by the audience gathered at the reputed Siam Niramit Theatre in the Thai capital.

T-Series chairman and managing director Bhushan Kumar says, “We are delighted with this accolade for Tumhari Sulu. We are also thrilled about Irrfan’s win (Best Actor- Male) for Hindi Medium. It’s always a huge pleasure to work with a committed actor such as Irrfan.”

Kumar adds, “It was a proud moment when we picked up the trophy with our joint producers Tanuj Garg and Atul Kasbekar who deserve credit for bringing Tumhari Sulu’s warm and relatable story to the audience. We are inspired to work harder on Cheat India, our next project on which T-Series and Ellipsis are working jointly.”

Additionally, T-Series and Maddock Films produced Hindi Medium fetched Saket Chaudhary the Best Director award for Tumhari Sulu.

T-Series artists/talent Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi and Akhil Sachdeva won the Award for Best Music Direction for Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Manoj Muntashir bagged the Best Lyricist Award for Rashke Qamar for T-Series produced Baadshaho, sharing it with co-writers Nusrat Fateh Ali, A1 Melody Fana.

Character Posters of CHUMBAK released

The Marathi film industry has been abuzz ever since Akshay Kumar took to social media to speak his heart out in ‘Marathi’ about the film ‘Chumbak’ which is presented by none other than Akshay Kumar himself.The team of Chumbak have now released the first look of two more key characters in the film – Prasanna Thombre played by the two-time National Award winner noted lyricist, singer, musician and writer Swanand Kirkire and Disco played by debutant teen actor Sangram Desai who hails from a village near Kolhapur.

Acting in a leading role for the first time, Swanand Kirkire plays the role of a mentally slow simpleton from a village near Solapur.

Nominated for the Best Actor award at the recently concluded New York Indian Film festival, Swanand Kirkire was the top choice for the part because he has the innocence of a child which Prasanna’s character needs, director Sandeep Modi says. Though he credits producer Naren Kumar and writer Saurabh Bhave for suggesting Swanand Kirkires for this unconventional choice, as this is the first time

One of top lyricists and music artist of the country, Swanand says “I had assumed the team wanted to meet me for it’s music, but I was taken aback once I realized they wanted me to act, that too in a leading part, that too in one of the toughest parts I have heard! But hearing the script and the faith the team had, we dived into it all together – me, Sandeep, Saurabh and Naren.”

“Building on the part of a mentally slow naive man with our own personal observations of people around us and extensive research with doctors and counselors working in this area, we all built this part together brick by brick, with the love and dignity we wanted to bring to it,” adds director Sandeep Modi.

On the other poster, Sangram Desai plays Disco, a migrant mobile repairer in Mumbai.

The casting team led by Romil Modi and Tejas Thakkar unexpectedly discovered Sangram from a village near Kolhapur. Playing a part of a street smart migrant, Sangram who had never been to Mumbai spent a month in the city observing and learning it’s pulse under the guidance of director Sandeep Modi and writer Saurabh Bhave to build the part.

Acting for the first time, Sangram even learnt the basics of repairing a phone for preparing the part.

Chumbak presented by Akshay Kumar, will be released all over Maharashtra on 27th of July 2018.

Ishq Subhan Allah bagged Gold Award as Path Breaking serial of 2018

Creative Eye Limited prestigious serial “ISHQ SUBHAN ALLAH” produced by Dheeraj Kumar, Zuby Kochhar, Sunil Gupta being shown on “ZEE TV”, Monday to Friday at 10 PM bagged Gold Award as “Path Breaking” serial of 2018 at a glittering function in Mumbai.

Gold recognized the true potential of the serial and its unusual subject widely discussed in the society in India and Abroad of triple talaaq. The award was received by Dheeraj Kumar along with the Starcast of the Serial- Eisha Singh (Zara), Adnan Khan(Kabeer), Shipsy Rana(Ruksar), Anjita Poonia(Alina), Ashutosh Semwal(Imran) and Child Artist Mohammed Toshi (Aman).

Producer Dheeraj Kumar a vetran in the media Industry thanked “ZEE TV” for providing an opportunity to create “ISHQ SUBHAN ALLAH”. Which is maintaining its position in rating charts in the top 3 serials across all channels he further thanked his entire team Writer-Danish Javid, Ideation Head- Sandhya Riaz, Creative Director-Ashish Batra, Project Head-Ajju Shaikh, Editor-Dharmesh and the viewers in India and Abroad for appreciating truly a path breaking serial.

Dheeraj Kumar, in the end thanked Gold Award for bestowing the honour upon him and on his company Creative eye Limited.

Richa Chadha wins the Outstanding Achievement Award at LIFF

Richa Chadha is truly one of the actresses of the current times who’s truly proved her worth time and again. Each of her performances have etched a truly lasting impression earning her a repute of being a powerhouse of talent. The actress who will soon be seen in David Womark’s production Love Sonia directed by Tabrez Noorani is currently in London where she’s in attendance of the ongoing London Indian Film Festival which opened the festival last evening. The film stars Richa as one of the leads alongside incredible actors like Rajkummar Rao, Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, Sai Tamhankar and others.

The film opened to packed audiences at the famous Leicester Square in London last evening and got a thunderous response from those present at its world premiere. Not just that, Richa even walked away with the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award. The actress was lauded for her role in Love Sonia and of her achievement as an actress and the incredible performances she’s delivered so far. Now this truly makes us excited to see the actress’ performance in the upcoming film which will soon have its India release.

Speaking about the honour, Richa said, “This was completely unexpected. I was overwhelmed with the response to the film and very happy that people knew, appreciated my work here in London. People who are big fans of the fukrey franchise as well as Masaan. It was a humbling experience”.

Apart from this the actress upon her return from London will begin shooting for the much awaited biopic of Shakeela and will then work on the season 2 of Amazon Prime’s Original Series – Inside Edge.

This gesture of Ranbir Kapoor influenced me for my career in Bollywood : Anchal Singh

Anchal Singh, a very well known face from the arena of entertainment, says that it was Ranbir Kapoor who made her realise she is meant to be in Bollywood, while they were shooting a commercial for a well known brand.

It so happened that between shots, I approached Ranbir to click selfie, to which he happily agreed inspite of he wasn’t agreeing with anyone else on the set, because of his look. Not only that he appreciated my acting skills which Anchal says, “It was one of a lifetime experience to be appreciated by a star like Ranbir. This experience changed my thoughts and convinced me that I have a long way to go in Bollywood.”

Having being worked with over 350 plus commercials and big name in Bollywood personalities like Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Hema Malini to name a few and directors like Anurag Basu and Prabhudeva, she did her first Sri Lankan movie ‘Sri Siddhartha Gautama’ where she played the role of Princess Yashodhara, leading her to be congratulated by His Excellency, Mahindra Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka after her ground breaking performance in the movie. Post that she was starred in another Sri Lankan movie ‘Akarsha’.

Post her movie break; she galloped her foot into the south with the movie ‘Dhilluku Dhuddhu’ directed by Rambala. She now is making her Punjabi debut with the film ‘PunjKhaab’ directed by Gurcharan Singh where she will be taking the audiences through the various types of societal stereotypes and stigmas which are still prevalent in Punjab. She also makes her Tollywood debut soon.
She not only is an establishing actress, but also a renowned Clairvoyant and a Tarot card reader. Her interests also lie in interior styling. For the multi-talented and fun loving person that Anchal is, sky is the limit!

Bollywood singers sung for RE RAAYA

Bollywood singers Kailash Kher and Javed Ali has sung the songs in Milind Shinde directed film RE RAAYA who has written the lyrics. The album has three songs “Jaau Koni Kade”, “Dagad Oath” and title song. The songs are also rendered by Vaishali Bhaisane Made and Mangesh Dhakade.

Radhe Motion Pictures presentation, the film is produced by Ajay Sukheja. Anita Sanjay Poptani is executive producer. The story, screenplay and dialogues are written by Kiran Berad. The cinematography is by Pratap Nair, editing by Amit Sonawane, music by Mangesh Dhakde, lyrics and backgroung score by Milind Shinde.

RE RAAYA stars Bhushan Pradhan, Sanskruti Balgude, Uday Tikekar, Prakash Dhotre, Sudarshan Patil with National Award winners Vivek Chabukswar and Hansraj Jagtap.