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Hrithik, Tiger smash eight records, make history with WAR!

WAR has broken all major records in the history of Hindi cinema on day 1 by collecting 53.35 crore net!

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff’s WAR has created eight new records on its opening day! The biggest action spectacle of Bollywood, starring two of the biggest action superstars in the history of Indian cinema, lived up to its massive pre-release hype as it collected 53.35 crore net all India (Hindi: 51.60 Cr and Tamil & Telugu – 1.75 Cr)!

Here are the 8 new records created by War  with its incredible opening day :

  1. Biggest Opening in the history of Hindi cinema
  2. Biggest Opening for Hrithik
  3. Biggest Opening for Tiger
  4. Biggest opening for director Siddharth Anand
  5. Biggest all-time holiday Opening for a Hindi film
  6. YRF’s Biggest All Time Opener
  7. Biggest opening for an original film which is not a sequel or a spin-off
  8. Biggest opening for a film releasing on Gandhi Jayanti

The lead actors of the film, Hrithik and Tiger opened up about the monumental feat delivered by them with this YRF action spectacle.

Hrithik says, “It is an incredible response to our hard work and I’m truly grateful to the audiences for loving our film. When we decided to make War, we were clear that we were attempting to do something that has never been done in Indian cinema and we went all out to make it happen. So, it’s hugely validating to see the fantastic response of the people enjoying our action entertainer in the theatres. As an actor, you live and thrive for such moments and I’m truly blessed that our film is getting such overwhelming love. I congratulate my partner in crime Tiger, my director Sid, YRF for its belief and the incredible effort to make this film spectacular, Vaani and everyone associated with this film at this incredible moment. The entire team worked really really hard on War and it’s amazing to see this kind of euphoria around our movie.”

Tiger says, “I’m touched by the fantastic response that our film has been getting from audiences across India. I have no words to describe what I’m feeling right now except that I feel blessed to be getting this love and appreciation from people. I have always wanted my films to be out and out entertainers, films that make people happy in theatres and I’m glad that WAR has become that film. I feel blessed to have this opportunity to work side by side with Hrithik who has been my hero and idol. Just this opportunity is a victory in itself for me. I would like to thank and congratulate Aditya Chopra, Hrithik sir, my director Sid, YRF for going all guns blazing to make this a spectacle, Vaani and every single person associated with this film. This has truly been an incredible team effort.”

Produced by YRF, War released in 4000 screens. The film is receiving unanimous love and appreciation from critics and audiences alike for delivering a never seen before action spectacle and a superb story with twists and turns that keeps audiences at the edge of their seats till the end.

The biggest action entertainer of India, War, sees Hrithik and Tiger waging a ferocious war against each other. The high-octane film that also stars Vaani Kapoor opposite Hrithik, sees the two superstars pitted in a massive showdown which has mesmerised audiences of all ages across India.

Yaaneea Bharadwaj to make her acting debut in Zoya Akhtar’s new creation

Yaaneea Bharadwaj who has been a theatre artist and a known face for TV commercial is all set to make her acting debut in Excel Entertainments new Amazon Prime Special ‘Made In Heaven’. The show is a Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti creation and is a multi-director web-series. Yaaneea who was last seen in a TV commercial with Hrithik Roshan is definitely going to raise a lot of heartbeats with her presence and performance in the show.

Yaaneea spoke about her being roped for the role in the show, “My character is a Punjabi girl who is completely opposite to who I am in real life. But still, I felt an instant connection with the character which made me realize how much I wanted to be a part of this journey with Zoya ma’am as I’ve always adored her work. To be a part of the series and portray a character in her creation meant a lot to me.”

“My episode was directed by Prashant Nair who was extremely professional and sweet at all times. He knows how to get the best out of any actor and is a perfect example of an actor’s director. Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel’s team also made sure I was comfortable and at my peek at all times during the shoot.”

Yaaneea added on her preparations for the show, “Although most of my dialogues were in Hindi I had to prepare myself for a Punjabi accent while speaking Hindi for which I used to converse in Punjabi with all my friends starting a 10-15 days prior to the shoot. I even gained 4kgs of weight in order to look perfect for my part as she’s a typical Punjabi girl.”

This web-series is sure a star-studded affair but Yaaneea is expected to stand out with her bubbly and innocent character. ‘Made In Heaven’ will be Zoya Akhtar’s and Excel Entertainments next venture right after their Valentines hit Gully Boy and Yaaneea is set to ablaze the audience this International Women’s Day which coincidently is Yaaneea’s birthday, with a performance to watch out for.

These 5 Bollywood pairs we would love to see romance on screen together!

It’s that time of the year when romance is in the air. As the world celebrates love across the globe, Indian cinema has been known to churn out some of the most iconic romantic movies, be it comedy or drama or the good old romance in a larger than life film. Actors who often act in such films become a hot topic of their chemistry and become romantic idols off screen too. People look upto on screen romance and romantic pairs and they’re often idolised for the dreamy world of romance. However there are often many pairs who have lead together in big ticket films but haven’t been cast romantically yet their chemistry and their pairing together works magically together and makes us want to definitely see than paired in a romantic interest too!

Here are 5 pairs of such actors who have worked together but we would love to see them on screen this time, as a romantic lead.

Yami Gautam and Vicky Kaushal

Their chemistry off screen on social media while promoting their massive hit film which  is still running in theatres , Uri couldn’t be ignored. The two looked amazing together off screen and the film has too done exceptionally well entering the 200 crore mark. Their amazing pairing in A high octane action film makes us wonder and crave to hopefully seem them together on screen, this time romantically

Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal

While the duo have been on screen together, just not romantically. In the Fukrey franchise the two off screen real life couple never had too many scenes together. However since they went public in 2017 with their relationship, they have been on everyone’s top list to be featured together in a movie owing to the amazing off screen chemistry which is in equal measure adorable and sizzling!

Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone

Definitely the top two good looking actors of Bollywood, were once almost to be seen on screen together. However the film eventually happened without them and these two amazingly equally talented and good looking actors were never paired together. However it would be a huge delight to their fans to see them together on screen!

Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan

Right from the time the episode of Sara Ali Khan’s debut on Koffee With Karan went on air, the media was abuzz with Sara’s comment of wanting to date Kartik. Instantly the internet was flooded with stories and fans pouring their messages to get these two actors on screen together. A lot has been said and done since then, now we can only wait and see as and when they actually get casted for a movie together. That would truly have a lot of their fans prayers answered. And for sure they would make for a oozing with chemistry pair on screen.

Katrina Kaif and Varun Dhawan

Much was spoken about the dance film of Katrina and Varun Dhawan coming together leaving their fans unanimously ecstatic. Soon after the reports of Katrina having said no to the

Film due to date clashes surfaced and the pair who had an amazing chemistry together even during their Koffee with Karan episode, the fans on the Internet are still waiting to see them together on screen.

Yami Gautam becomes the face for WWF and TRAFFIC India’s Super Sniffers campaign

Actress Yami Gautam has been roped in as the goodwill leader and the face of a very important cause initiated by TRAFFIC India along with World Wildlife Fund India. Joining the forces at WWF, for an important task at hand that needs attention, Yami pledged her support to the Super Sniffer campaign. This campaign extends support to a very crucial concerning the issue of wildlife poaching. Illegal wildlife trade is the fourth largest organized criminal activity globally, threatening the survival of many species the world over. India, being one of the world’s largest biodiversity hotspots, has been a target of wildlife poachers and smugglers. The backing of the success of the programme comes from the proof of the success of sniffer dogs for crime prevention and detection which is a long proven practice that has reaped significant benefits over the years.

Yami in her presence at the National Training Centre for Dog, BSF, Gwalior pledged her support to the WWF-India programme. The initiative helps raise and train wildlife sniffer dog squads to strengthen anti-poaching and anti-trafficking measures of the Forest Departments and other enforcement agencies concerned with wildlife protection.

Speaking about being roped in as the face for the campaign, Yami said, “ I’m happy to be joining hands with WWF and TRAFFIC India for this amazingly well put and well through the programme. Wildlife poaching is a serious issue and a more organized way and tactics are needed and that’s exactly what Super Sniffers programme does by training these amazing dogs who are trained to expose such activities with training that’s given to them. Illegal trade of animal, animal skin and body parts is truly concerning and it needs to be addressed.”

Anuraag Malhan’s transformation will inspire you to hit the gym

Television actor Anuraag Malhan is not just giving major fitness goals to his fans but also looking hotter and sexier than ever.

Anuraag Malhan, who was last seen playing the lead in the TV show Sethji and is currently focusing in the promotion of his short film in New York as it got selected for South Asian international Film festival, is a brand new man right now.

Anuraag has been working out hard in the gym to attain the perfect body and feel fab. He proved his dedication by posting a picture collage of himself, which shows drastic transformation. The actor has reduced around nine kilos in 10 weeks and is looking extremely fit. He trained under popular fitness trainer Mustafa Ahmed who has trained Bollywood actors like Hrithik Roshan and Ranveer Singh.

Anuraag said, “I had to play a character who is happy and healthy in my last film. I had gained around 15 kgs. The character I had to play was simple, middle- class working  guy.  I gained around15kgs, which got really difficult to lose but then one day I couldn’t see myself and I went to Mustafa for help.” Mustafa also adds, “The focus was to make him become stronger and fitter and to help him become leaner and Anuraag worked hard at it.”

Today the actor sports a six pack but it took him 10 weeks to achieve that. He started with a keto diet and then slowly increased carbs depending on the training of the day. He says, “It is important for my profession and it helps to remain focused because healthier body gives a healthier mindset. I work out almost 2 to 3 hours everyday and my training also includes yoga and martial arts.”

Also he had posted a shirtless photo on his Instagram and Facebook page last month and that inspired many to ask him how he got such an awesome physique and that’s why the actor is now giving out his fitness secret.

Harshvardhan Kapoor and Arpinder Singh launched Godrej Cinthol’s all new men’s grooming range

Cinthol, a brand that has been leading for over 66 years, announced its foray into the male grooming market by launching 8 new variants for face, body, hair and beard applications. Cinthol’s male grooming range was unveiled by Mr. Sunil Kataria, CEO – India & SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL) in a grooming show with Asian Games gold medalist Arpinder Singh and actor Harshvardhan Kapoor as showstoppers.

With this launch, Cinthol becomes the first ever brand to offer complete grooming solutions in the INR 5,500 crore male grooming market. Cinthol is one of the most iconic brands for men in India and has witnessed the evolution of men understanding them better. Cinthol’s male grooming range is a comprehensive offering with innovative, multi-benefit and functionally superior products, specially made for today’s awesome men.

Cinthol male grooming range consists of 8 new products that includes Cinthol Shave + Face Wash & Cinthol After Shave + After Trim (Face), Cinthol Head to Toe Wash (Body), Cinthol Hair Cream & Cinthol Hair Gel (Hair) and Cinthol Beard Oil, Cinthol Beard Wax & Cinthol Beard + Face Wash (Beard).

Speaking on Cinthol’s entry into male grooming market, Mr. Sunil Kataria, CEO – India & SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), said, “Studies have shown that men in 18 to 25 years age group spend more money on grooming and personal care products than women in India. They seek simple and multi-functional products that save time. The Cinthol male grooming range perfectly meets this requirement of a man on the move and I am confident that it will make the lives of our male users more awesome and alive. I am particularly excited about the first of its kind unique Cinthol Shave + Facewash and the entire beard range comprising Beard + Face wash, Wax, Oil, After Shave + After Trim which demonstrate multi-functionality and ease of use.”

Male grooming range also marks the entry of Cinthol in skin and hair segments in India.

  • With Cinthol Shave + Face Wash, Cinthol is targeting a combined market of INR 620 crore of shaving cream (INR 300 cr) and men’s face wash (INR 320 cr)
  • Cinthol After Shave + After Trim target the after shave market valued at INR 100 crore
  • Cinthol Hair Cream & Hair Gel focus on the combined market of hair styling pegged at INR 240 crore of hair gel (INR 200 cr) and hair cream (INR 40 cr)
  • Cinthol is also tapping the INR 100 crore market of beard care through Cinthol Beard + Face Wash

The objective of Cinthol Male Grooming range, is to expand the category across all the aforementioned categories and increase penetration by offering an end to end male grooming solution

Commenting on Cinthol male grooming range, Asian Games gold medallist, Arpinder Singh, said, “It is an honour to be associated with Cinthol which has given us the coolest grooming experiences. For me, grooming is a very important part of my lifestyle. I like to keep my grooming regime simple and less time consuming. Cinthol’s male grooming range has successfully managed to do the same. The multi-functional products like the Shave + Face Wash and the beard range will find a convenient place in my bag whether I travel, hit the gym or when I tour for my work. A guy’s best friend has got to be things that are hassle free and easy to use and Cinthol is that buddy.”

Trusted by 47 million households, Cinthol is INR 750 crore flagship personal care brand, celebrating the spirit of feeling alive. With premium international fragrances and innovative designs, Cinthol is undoubtedly one of the coolest grooming experiences across soaps, deodorants, talcum powders and shower gels. With its entry into the male grooming market, Cinthol aims to become the grooming choice of vibrant, young India.

Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor, said, “Cinthol has a rich legacy of six decades. I have used Cinthol in my growing up years as well! I am excited to be associated with its new and awesome grooming range. I am an absolute outdoor person and hence for me, grooming is something that should be easy, simple, more DIY and hassle free. With Cinthol’s new range, I see that happening very easily, especially now that I can carry these in my bags wherever I go during my outdoor shoots. It complements my personality, my lifestyle. In fact, Cinthol and me both share a legacy of great men and talents. While I come from an out an out Bollywood family, I have grown up seeing Cinthol being endorsed by iconic personalities such Vinod Khanna, Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Virat Kohli. I am sure this new collection from Cinthol will disrupt the grooming market today!”

Fan’s gift to Disha Patani’s turned out to be her lucky charm

Bollywood’s young gun Disha Patani has created an immense fan following across quarters in just two films. The actress who is treated with the love of her fans time and again received a special gift from a fan all the way from Punjab.

A fan from Punjab traveled to Delhi to present the actress with a red scarf, which holds a special place in Disha’s life owing to her latest blockbuster Baaghi 2.

Disha Patani’s red scarf from Baaghi 2 became a statement as the actress was seen sporting the scarf on her left arm throughout the promotions. Even the first look poster featured the red scarf, implying its significance.

While the actress receives many gifts from her fans, Disha considers the red scarf from her fan as the best gift and also termed it as her lucky charm even now, as the film emerged as a blockbuster at the box office.

Disha loves her fans as much as they love her and makes it a point to shower her love on her fans.

The actress is very active on social media and shares insights from her life on social media, treating her fans with updates from her day-to-day life.

Disha never ceases to soar the temperature high with her style and toned figure and is a treat to soar eyes.

The actress will be seen as a trapeze artist in her upcoming film and will be doing a lot of action sequences for the same.

After the back to back success of M.S. Dhoni and Baaghi 2, which raked more than 100 crores at the box office, Disha Patani will be next seen in the upcoming film Bharat along with Salman Khan.

An overwhelmed Tiger Shroff expresses his gratitude

Young Gun Tiger Shroff has emerged to be the most bankable actors in Bollywood owing to the super success of Sajid Nadiadwala’s Baaghi 2. While the second installment of the action franchise was yet to release, filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala had already announced the third film entrusting Tiger Shroff for the action franchise.

Sajid Nadiadwala launched Tiger Shroff with Heropanti and has had multiple successful associations with the young Superstar. While Baaghi turned out to be a superhit, Baaghi 2 broke major records at the box office emerging as a blockbuster.

Only 5 films and 4 years old in Bollywood, Tiger Shroff has carved a place for himself as one of the most bankable actors apart from being the youngest Superstar in the gen next.

Tiger Shroff is also the only young actor to have a franchise of his own. Overwhelmed by the incredible love showered to him by the audience, Tiger Shroff shares, “It is extremely overwhelming. I have always dreamt of having something like this. To see it happening, in reality, is a blessing. But I owe it all to my fans for their love and support, and to Sajid sir. It was his vision and belief in me that made Baaghi such a huge franchise, so early on in my career. Baaghi was only my second film and now wherever I go, I am asked about the developments on Baaghi 3. The expectations are too high and we will work twice as hard to try and achieve them.”

The young actor has time and again expressed his gratitude towards his mentor Sajid Nadiadwala, who not only launched him but also provided him with the biggest hits of his career.

Packing a punch with his debut venture Heropanti, Tiger Shroff stepped in Bollywood as the action star, with the super hit success of Baaghi and blockbuster Baaghi 2, the young actor has only further established himself as one of the most bankable stars.

Youngest of the younger lot in Bollywood, Tiger Shroff broke major records at the box office with his recent outing Baaghi 2. With the action entertainer Baaghi 2, Tiger Shroff raced past his contemporaries to emerge as one of the most bankable actors to deliver an unprecedented feat of 165 crores at the box office.

Currently, the actor is shooting for Karan Johar’s Student of The Year 2, after which Tiger Shroff will be seen in YRF’s action thriller opposite Hrithik Roshan.

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!

Yami’s hair transformation for her look in Uri will surely make heads turns

Yami Gautam has played diverse roles, be it in Vicky Donor or Kaabil or Sarkarr 3. The actress has always delved into a role and made it her own. This is exactly what she has done with her upcoming film, Uri. The actress has not only taken to transforming herself physically but has also had a complete makeover look wise. She took to her Instagram this morning to announce her new look. The actress is currently sporting a stylish bob; this is the first time she has cut her hair for a role.

The hair transformation was done over the weekend when the actress and a team of three hair stylists and the director worked on how her hair should look in the film. The actress looks extremely classy and now we cannot wait to see her complete look in the film, sporting this new hairdo.

Speaking about it, Yami said, “I was extremely excited when the character needed this specific look for the film. When Aditya discussed it with me, I jumped at the opportunity of making my character more believable. So we did a few trials and then went ahead with it. I love my look, hope audiences love it too.”

Uri is based on the Uri attacks that took place in 2016. The film is the directorial debut of Aditya Dhar and Yami will be seen opposite Vicky Kaushal in the film.