This rarest of rare picture shows the first day of shoot with Mahima Chowdhary with an innovative n unique mahurat from the evergreen blockbuster PARDES at the Agra temple. Subhash Ghai n Mahima started with a small Pooja before shooting the very first shot at the famous Kailash temple at the banks of river Yamuna in Agra.
Showman of Bollywood had all his previous Mahurats in the big Bollywood style with celebrities etc but the highlight was for the PARDES mahurat was one of his units spot boy Bahadur Singh to giving the first mahurat clap instead of any other celebrity.
SRK the hero of PARDES and every one on the unit appreciated producer director Subhash Ghai to give so much respect to his last but important unit member.
A day to remember. …. PARDES ran for 50 weeks in theatres.
Actor Abhishekh Khan who has been receiving a lot of appreciation for his character in Red Chillies Entertainment and Netflix original “Bard of Blood” recently got candid about his bonding with his co-actor Viineet Kumar.
“Viineet bhai is like a true Mentor, I had great fun while shooting, we initially bonded on the films that we liked in common. He also guided me to master the nuiances of my character and made me very comfortable on the set, which helped me perform during the shoot. I can call him anytime for any guidance and he is always there for me. I am a fan of his craft and thankful for his support,” explained Abhishekh.
Abhishekh is seen playing an impressive character of a 19 year old Balochistan Armed Forces leader who joins forces with Indian Agents (Emraan Hashmi,Viineet Kumar & Sobhita Dhulipala) in order to take revenge for the death of his sister.
“The way you have performed as Nushrat, your lehja, face expressions, leader attitude and character work…brilliant Bhai,” tweeted RJ Alok on Abhishekh.
“Everyone was very welcomeng on the sets, they did not make me feel like a new comer at all…And that made me realize that they are not just good actors but even better human beings.”
It won’t be wrong to say that Abhishekh Khan has a long way to go and he is one of the young talent we should look out for.
Theatre artist Abhishekh Khan is heaping praises from all across the nation for his digital debut in ‘Bard of Blood’. He is seen playing an impressive character of Nusrat Marri who is the leader of Baluchistan Armed forces (BAF). To get into the skin of the character Abhishekh went through lot of hard work and preparation. The actor had to literally lose 9 kgs and got tanned to get the real look for his role as Nusrat. He even underwent gun training & language training to appear as a true 19 year old Balochi.
When asked Abhishekh about his experience playing Nusrat he adds, “I feel Lucky to work for such a big production house. Above all I was on cloud nine, when Shahrukh sir wished me and remembered me as Nusrat at the premier.”
The Netflix streaming web-series ‘Bard of Blood’ that is based on the novel written by Bilal Siddiqui and is a political spy thriller, directed by Ribhu Dasgupta and produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment.
Today La Trobe University announced the Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship, providing a life-changing opportunity for an aspiring female researcher from India to make a meaningful impact in the world. Aligned to Shah Rukh Khan’s leadership on humanitarian and social justice causes this prestigious four-year PhD scholarship aims to inspire a female researcher from India to undertake research to help find solutions to the growing challenges of our time. The scholarship is being introduced in recognition of Mr. Khan’s dedication to women’s empowerment, through his MEER Foundation.
The successful candidate will be a female Indian national who has completed a Masters by Research degree (or equivalent) within the past 10 years. The candidate will be supported with a four-year research scholarship valued in excess of $200,000 (AUD) to be completed at La Trobe’s state-of-the-art facilities in Melbourne, Australia. They will undertake research supervised by the University’s leading experts in health, sport, information technology, cyber security or engineering.
The announcement was made during Shah Rukh Khan’s visit to La Trobe University as chief guest of the 2019 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. La Trobe is the first Australian University to award Shah Rukh Khan with an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters (honoris causa), in recognition of his wide- ranging humanitarian work, including establishing the Meer Foundation to support and empower women who have survived acid attacks in India.
La Trobe Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Dewar, said “Mr. Khan’s philanthropic leadership drove the decision to create a PhD scholarship in his name. “The Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship” recognises Mr. Khan’s extraordinary altruism, demonstrated in his work to advocate for women’s empowerment.”
Mr. Khan said, “As a passionate advocate for women’s equality and empowerment, I am delighted that this scholarship will give an Indian woman a chance to pursue research in a field which is likely to lead her towards an exciting and a successful career. I thank the La Trobe University wholeheartedly for giving someone this wonderful opportunity”.
Global icon, multi-award winning actor, producer and women’s equality advocate, Shah Rukh Khan, will be awarded La Trobe University’s highest accolade during his visit to Australia for the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.
La Trobe is the first Australian University to award Mr Khan with an Honorary Doctor of Letters (honoris causa), in recognition of his efforts to support underprivileged children, his unwavering dedication to the fight for women’s empowerment through MEER Foundation and his unparalleled achievements in the Indian entertainment industry.
Meer Foundation is a philanthropic foundation named after Shah Rukh Khan’s father Meer Taj Mohammed Khan which aims to effect change at ground level and works to build a world that empowers women. One of the key focus areas under women empowerment has been to support the cause of acid attack survivors. The Foundation provides support to women victims of acid attacks and major burn injuries through a 360-degree approach that helps them with their medical treatment, legal aid, vocational training as well as rehabilitation and livelihood support. The foundation’s efforts are not limited to helping acid attack victims alone. It has sponsored treatment and surgeries for women and children at several hospitals across the country.
Mr Khan said having his humanitarian endeavours recognised for the first time in Australia was a great honour, “I’m proud to be conferred with a great University like La Trobe which has a long-standing relationship with Indian culture and impressive track record in advocating for women’s equality. I feel truly privileged to receive this Honorary Doctorate and I would like to sincerely thank La Trobe for choosing to recognise my achievements in such a humbling way.”
La Trobe will present Mr. Khan with his Honorary Doctorate on Friday 9th August at its Melbourne campus in Bundoora.
Gauri Khan took to Instagram sharing an adorable photo of Shah Rukh Khan and AbRam together.
The picture showcases AbRam going on his toes and giving a sweet kiss on his father Shah Rukh Khan’s forehead. Shah Rukh Khan is seen wearing a peaceful smile on his lips as his little one expresses his love for his daddy.
What catches our attention is that the picture is coincidently similar to one of Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero posters where the actor is seen kissing Anushka Sharma’s forehead.
Sharing the picture, Gauri Khan posted saying, “Can we just declare them the ‘sweetest’ couple in the world. #lovegoals #kissonforehead”.
Shah Rukh Khan and AbRam are one of the cutest father-son duos in Bollywood. Whenever they are snapped together, their fans go into a frenzy.
On the work front, Shah Rukh Khan is all geared up for his upcoming film Zero starring Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. The movie is helmed by Aanand L Rai and the trailer of the same already has broken all records of views on YouTube. Zero is slated to release on December 21, 2018.
At the recently held International Kullu Dussehra Festival in Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), the open ground was swamped with people who could not stop grooving to the electrifying performance by popular singer-composer-actor Jassie Gill.
Jassie Gil has a fan boy moment
The crowd-puller Jassie with his charisma and spectacular voice mesmerized the onlookers, especially the female populace with his electrifying performance. The crowd danced to the tunes of chart-topping numbers of recent times including Nikle Currant, Guitar Sikhda and True Talk among others thumping their feet nonstop and kept asking their favorite singer for more.
Jasbir Jassi performed at Cannes film festival
Interestingly, Jassie who entered in Bollywood with debut film, Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi and will be soon seen opposite Kangana Ranaut in Ashwiny Iyer’s Panga, performed in front of 30,000 crowds touted as the highest ever in the last three decades.
Jassie Gill to feature in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s ‘Panga’!
Tumhari Sulu fame, child actor Abhishek Sharrma is going places. The young actor who was appreciated for his role and someone who is a regular in popular ads, could not believe his luck when he got to act in a commercial that had Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in it. He says, “I have acted with Vidya Balan. And it was great. But when I saw that Shah Rukh sir standing in front of me for the shoot of an ad, I had to pinch myself. At first, I was very nervous, but he is such a humble and a thorough professional, that he put me at ease. It was a wonderful learning experience acting with him. I am so happy that I get to work with such superstars early on in my career.”
Meanwhile, the actor has done interesting short films with prolific directors like Vir Hirani (son of Raju Hirani) and will be part of a Bollywood film which is being directed by Rajat Kapoor. Ask him about it and he innocently says, “I don’t understand much about what is good or bad but whatever is offered to me, I do it with my whole heart. Then everything good, follows. Even when I did Tumhari Sullu, I just did my scenes well. And then everyone was recognising me at school and on the streets.”
Abhishek has also done many other ads for big brands like Rasna and Nataraj along with Vadilal Ice Cream and Coldarain syrup, and recently shot for the promo of a cartoon channel.
A film with Vidya Balan and an interesting ad project with Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek is proud that has God’s blessings. He says, “My parents specially my mother supports me. And having Shah Rukh Khan to work with was definitely blessings from the Almighty.”
Jassie Gil is on a high ,not just owing to the success of his Hindi debut but also because he happened to meet his biggest inspiration.
Gil, who made his big Bollywood debut with Happy Phirr Bhaag Jayegi , that opened to encouraging collections at the box office, recently met superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
The actor- singer is a huge fan of Shah Rukh Khan and meeting him was right at the top of his wish list . Producer Aanand L Rai, impressed with his hardwork and dedication decided to surprise Jassie and arranged a meeting between him and Shah Rukh Khan.
Says a source, “Despite working around a tight schedule Shah Rukh Khan took time out from his busy schedule to meet Jassie. The two interacted at length , clicked pictures and spoke about the movie. Shah Rukh Khan even wished him luck and gave him some career advice.”
The makers of the forthcoming Marathi movie, Salman Society recorded the first song from the movie featuring popular child actors including Pushkar Lonarkar, Vinayak Potdar, Shubham More, Prajakta Jagtap, Devaki Bhondave and Actor Gaurav More.
Directed by Kailash Pawar and produced by Dasharath Rajendra Yadav, Rekha Surendra Jagtap, Sampatrao Patil and Shantaram Bhondave under the banner Prajakta Enterprises, Salman Society runs with the tagline ‘Padhega India To Badhega India’ and focuses on the issue of child education.
The song Party Danaali was recently recorded in Mumbai in the presence of the producers and the cast. Sources suggest that the song composed by Shreyas Angane and crooned by Nagesh Morvekar (Gavthi fame) has come out well and will be one of the most popular chartbusters of the year.
The makers have planned an extensive shoot schedule of Salman Society in Mumbai. The movie which is currently on floors will be releasing in December this year.