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Shriyam Bhagnani excited for her next with Nagesh Kukunoor

Actor Shriyam Bhagnani, who was previously seen in films like Baaghi 2 and Batti Gul Meter Chalu has now bagged a meaty role in a web series to be directed by Nagesh Kukunoor for a major OTT platform.

Despite being associated with a family that is well entrenched in Bollywood, Shriyam has had a modest self-made journey thus far, marked with gradual progress over the last few years. The actor trained under Barry John Acting Studio, earning a diploma and thereafter moving to jobs within the film industry related to production, editing and assisting directors so as to get a holistic understanding of the craft and technical details.

Speaking about working with Nagesh Kuknoor, Shriyam said, “Working with Nagesh sir has been an entirely new experience for me. I have never met a person, let alone a professional, with the kind of clarity and focus Nagesh sir has. There is so much to learn and absorb on his sets – from an amazing crew, to the set design, to the script, everything reads out a passion for filmmaking, like Elahe Hiptoola ma’am, our producer once said to me, she wants to create an environment on set where every single person is respected by everyone and is working to their maximum capability with sheer ease, and that’s what it exactly feels like being on their set. it’s really magical. While I’m really yearning to talk about my character, and for quite some time now (Covid), but that may just spoil the fun for the current viewers of the show.”

Shriyam is currently preparing for her character and is going through a physical transformation for the same.

She said, “I’m continuously reading scripts and have been auditioning throughout the lockdown. This period gave me time to watch and observe a lot of good films and performances, which I wouldn’t have found time for otherwise. I’ve found time for myself and my family and now I am more than prepared for when God finally says ‘ACTION’ !!”

She added, “The ongoing nepotism debate tends to simplify the problem, while one understands the different perspective, it is unfair to generalise the industry as a whole. I feel everybody has their own journey with their own unique hurdles and if you’re talented, you’ll always find the right platform. That’s the beauty of Bollywood, only talent rules here.”

Atul Srivastava and Divyendu Sharma seen onscreen again

Atul Srivastava is seemed to having a very exciting September with two movies releases back to back in the same month. He was last seen in ‘Stree’ playing Raj Kumar Rao’s ‘Deddy’ and now will be seen playing Divyendu Sharma’s father in ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’.

‘Stree’ has recently joined the 100crore club and there is high possibility that Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor starrer ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ will also join the club.

Atul and Divyendu were last seen sharing screen space in Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar starrer movie ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’.

When asked about his experience of working with Divyendu, Atul Srivastava said, “It was a good experience working with Divyendu once again. He is a good actor and we used to discuss scenes.”

Though we would be seeing him playing a father on screen for the second time both the characters are completely different from each other. In ‘Stree’ he was playing a very open minded and fun loving ‘deddy’ who made the audience laugh on his jokes and the way of explaining sex to his son’. But in Batti Gul Meter Chalu he will be seen playing a father whose son commits suicide and he is hoping that his son is given the justice he deserves.

‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ is directed by Shree Narayan Singh and produced by Bhusan Kumar and has actors like Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam and Divyendu Sharma.

Atul Shrivastav is now Bollywood’s favorite Daddy

Atul Shrivastav who played Rajkumar Rao’s father in STREE, even after the completion and the release of the hit film Rajkumar Rao still calls him DEDDY (daddy), whenever they meet.

His most recent project ’Stree’ with actors like Rajkumar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Aparshakti Khurana has been receiving critical acclamation from all around the country. Atul Shrivastav is seen playing the character of Rajkumar Rao’s father which is a comical role. When asked about his character he said, “My character in the film is that of a very broad minded and friendly father who talks with his son about everything but is still protective about him and make sure that he is on the right path.”

Atul Shrivastav has also played Salman Khan’s father in ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. Now the versatile actor will be seen playing Divyendu Sharma’s father in ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ which stars Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead. He will be also seen as Kartik Aryan’s father in Luka Chuppi. Directed by cinematographer turned director Laxman Utekar, the film also stars Kriti Sanon.

Sachet- Parampara take Shahid & Shraddha on a spiritual journey through ‘Har Har Gange’

Bollywood’s first male-female duo music director and singers Sachet- Parampara’s another song ‘Har Har Gange’ is going to out today from the film ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’.  The Ganga Aarti, ‘Har Har Gange’, is a devotional song and is an ode to Ganga. The song is sung by Arijit Singh.

The song explains the spirit of holy Ganga and its purity which promises to take the audience on a spiritual journey.

After the massive hit of ‘Hard Hard’ from Batti Gul Meter Chalu, Sachet-Parampara, the music director duo, are surprising us with their talent through the different genre of songs. Talking about the song, Sachet said, “We are excited as well as nervous. It’s an overwhelming feeling to see that audiences are loving our song and acknowledging our hard work. This is definitely one of a kind song and we are not going to stop surprising people for sure.”

Parampara added, “To get the feeling of the song, we decided to go to Rishikesh to create this song. The vibe of Rishikesh is totally different and we wanted to compose something which can give the same vibe in the song. We took the inspiration and the feeling instantly once we reached there and I believe we justified our purpose of taking the audience and the story of the film in the spiritual journey as well.”

Apart from ‘Har Har Gange’ and ‘Hard Hard’ from Batti Gul Meter Chalu, Sachet- Parampara recently worked for ‘Nazarbattu’ song from the film ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se. They have also worked for the films like Akshay Kumar’s “Toilet- Ek Prem Katha” and Sanjay Dutt’s “Bhoomi”.

The video releasing today, so stay tuned.

Yami Gautam’s first look from Batti Gul Meter Chalu is out

Yami Gautam, who recently started shooting for Shree Narayan Singh’s Batti Gul Meter Chalu, starring Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor, was captured by a photographer of leading daily, Mumbai Mirror leaving her vanity in costume for her shoot.

As reported in Mumbai Mirror, the Sarkar 3 actress, who plays a lawyer in the film, was seen donning a white sari with a black cape as she walked to the sets, looking every bit the lawmaker she will be portraying on screen. A social drama, Batti Gul Meter Chalu is about the escalating electric bills faced by the citizens and is scheduled to release this year. Yami has earlier in June attended the proceedings of a courtroom to prep for her role as a lawyer and is currently shooting in film city in Mumbai. She will wrap up the shoot of the film and then head again to join the shoot for Uri in Serbia.