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Feroz Khan’s QURBANI completes 40 years

Producer and director Feroz Khan’s superhit film QURBANI was released on 20 June 1980. The was starring Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman and Amjad Khan in pivotal roles along with Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Kadar Khan and Amrish Puri. The film is an adaption of the 1972 Italian film ‘The Master Touch’. The main theater for release in Mumbai was Apsara and the film was silver jubilee hit.

Feroz Khan initially asked Amitabh Bachchan to play the role of Amar. Amitabh replied he would be available in 6 months, according to Feroz, but Feroz could not wait that long. So the role of Amar went to Vinod Khanna.

The music of QURBANI became immensely popular, specially the song “Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi Mein Aaye” sung by Pakistani popstar Nazia Hassan and produced by Biddu. The music was composed by Kalyanji-Aanadji. The song Laila O Laila was also very popular.

It began filming in 1979, and was one of the most expensive Indian films at the time. UK stunts were designed and arranged by James Dowdall, photographed by Eric Van Herren and produced by Nick Farnes who, with James Dowdall, wrote the UK scenario.

Reliance Entertainment To Release Panipat Worldwide On December 6th 2019

One of the most awaited period dramas of 2019, Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Panipat is all set to hit the theatres worldwide on December 6. The film stars super amazing talents like Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and an eclectic cast that includes Padmini Kolhapure, Mohnish Bahl and Zeenat Aman in a Special Appearance which makes it all worthwhile.

We all know how Ashutosh’s films are all about intriguing storylines and majestic sets, which gives the best cinematic experiences. With Panipat too, the maverick director is all set to take his magnum opus Panipat to an all-new cinematic high. He has made sure that everything from the grand sets, casting the best actors to hire the best technical team, everything’s just on-point.

Speaking about the film, producer Sunita Gowarikar says, “Our film Panipat will bring alive the great glory of Marathas and will showcase not just the epic battle in which more than a lakh soldiers were martyred but also the reasons behind the war. It is an epic tale of great historical significance.”

Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO, Reliance Entertainment, says, “It is our privilege to associate with such a magnum opus that will showcase one of the biggest ever battles fought in the world. The scale, grandeur and compelling story telling will make it an unputdownable watch when the film opens in theatres.”

Producer Rohit Shelatkar of Vision World says, “We are proud  to be a part of such a film which will showcase one of the biggest battles ever fought.Panipat will also show how this battle changed history. Being directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar, we are sure that this will be a visual treat for all of us.”

Panipat is based on the Third Battle of Panipat, which is one of the most epic battles in the history of India that took place on 14 January 1761 at Panipat. The battle was fought between the northern expeditionary force of the Maratha Empire and invading forces of the King of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali, supported by two Indian allies—the Rohilla Afghans of the Doab, and Shuja-ud-Daula, the Nawab of Awadh.

Directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar, Panipat is produced by Sunita Gowariker under their home banner AGPPL in association with Rohit Shelatkar’s company – Vision World. The film is scheduled to release on December 6, 2019.

Get ready to groove this Ganesh Chaturthi with Yuvraaj Parashar’s ‘Atharva’

The 1o day Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in India is incomplete without special song, dance numbers and strong emotional connect. This festive season actor Yuvraaj Parashar has come up with a devotional track called ‘Atharva’. Recently, the song was launched at Sahara Star, Mumbai. To support the actor Yuvraaj Parashar several Bollywood celebrities like Zeenat Aman, Kapil Kaustubh Sharma, Shantipriya, Suhel Ali Khan, Vibhoutee Sharma and many more, attended the event.

When asked veteran actress Zeenat Aman about Yuvraaj’s ‘Atharva’ song, she stated that, “‘Atharva’ is a beautiful song and I am very proud to see Yuvraaj excelling in his career. I remember the day I met Yuvraaj, he was performing in Norway, and at that moment I realized that he is a talented person, along with being a perfect actor he is also a professionally trained classical dancer. I was very impressed by him then and now watching him perform in ‘Atharva’ is amazing. I enjoyed ‘Atharva’ a lot. I wish Yuvraaj all the best for all his future projects.”

‘Atharva’ is a unique devotional song that was released just before the arrival of Lord Ganesha. The traditional rhythm of dhol, taashas and high energy dancing can be seen throughout the video. The devotional energetic song literally gives rise to a very spiritual atmosphere. The song is groovy and will keep you dancing right from the beginning till the end.

“’Atharva’ is a very special song for me, as it was my father’s dream and his blessings that kept me focused towards my goals and achieve this huge milestone. I completely remember as a child; I always visited Ganpati pandals and danced on the tune of Ganpati songs. It’s a nostalgic moment for me as well as a proud moment. I hope the audience connects with the song and enjoy it on this Ganesh Chaturthi,” states Yuvraaj Parashar.

‘Atharva’ features devotee Yuvraaj Parashar along with fabulous dancers and professionally trained dhol players expressing their love and devotion by worshiping lord Ganesha. The thumping tune of the song evokes reverence and awe. The song has been composed by Nikhil V Kamath and is sung by Divya Kumar with lyrics by Vimal Kashyap.

‘Atharva’ is directed and choreographed by Neerav Bavlecha and produced by Rajkumari Satyaprakash Parashar presented by Movies Masti Magic Studios. The music video ‘Atharva’ is now available on Yuvraaj’s youtube channel ‘Aum Web Studio’.

Mona Ambegaonkar joins the cast of “Love Life & Screw Ups 2”

Mona Ambegaonkar has reached at the peak of her career where she is known for her brilliant acting in Indian cinema and television. She has done around 15 plays, 18 feature films, 38 TV projects and the list goes on. The zeal to accomplish success in her life has carried her long way.

Mona will soon be seen in Kapil Kaustubh Sharma’s ‘Love Life & Screw Ups’ season 2 as a Maharashtrian lady. She plays an interesting character of a mother who is in search of a groom for her daughter.  It is a comedy drama which depicts a lady who is very conservative in nature yet funny & simple but likes to gossip at the same time.

“The Evening Shadows” actress will also be seen in another of Kapil Kaustubh Sharm’s film called Dunno Why: love is love in which Mona plays a supportive elder sister to her gay brother and fights for him against the world. The trailer was recently released at the Kashish international film festival in Mumbai and the trailer will be released soon.

Love Life & Screw Ups stars Zeenat Aman, Zarina Wahab, Pratima Kannan, Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal, Dolly Thakore, Yuvraaj Parashar, Diandra Soares, Rachel White, Ridhima Bedi and Kapil Kaustubh Sharma. Music is by Nikhil Kamath, a song sung by Salma Agha, produced by Yuvraaj Parashar, written & directed by Kapil Kaustubh Sharma.