Kapil Dev to train Ranveer Singh for ’83’?

TNN | August 13, 2018


Kapil Dev to train Ranveer Singh for Kabir Khan’s next '83’?

Ranveer Singh is one of the most talented actors of the current generation. He has impressed the audience with performance in movies like ‘Padmaavat’, ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and others. Now the actor is all set to portray the role of cricket legend Kapil Dev in the Kabir Khan’s upcoming film ’83’.

According to a report by a portal, Ranveer will begin prepping for the film in the next two months and the shooting for the film will begin by the end of this year.

Well apart from this recent news even have it that Kapil Dev himself will be training Ranveer Singh for the same. If reports are to be believed than Kapil Dev is planning to fly down to Mumbai in November. He will reportedly be teaching Ranveer the tricks of cricket including his signature outward swing.

The film will be shot in India, however, a London schedule will also be planned in March. The sports drama will hit the screens on April 10, 2020.

2/473Was Ranbir Kapoor the first choice for Vicky Kaushal’s role in ‘Takht’?

Was Ranbir Kapoor the first choice for Vicky Kaushal's role in 'Takht'?

Karan Johar has proved it time and again that he can bring together an ensemble star cast for a film. Yesterday, the announcement of his next film ‘Takht’ was made, it got the entire nation into a frenzy when the stars of the film were unveiled.

The star cast of ‘Takht’ consists of Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor in pivotal roles and is scheduled to release in 2020. But as per a report, Karan wanted to star Ranbir Kapoor too in the film but RK couldn’t do it due to his upcoming film ‘Brahmastra’.

The report even stated that Karan wanted Ranbir to essay the character of king Aurangzeb which will now be essayed by Vicky Kaushal.

3/473‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’: Yami Gautam’s latest monochrome picture will leave you intrigued

'Batti Gul Meter Chalu': Yami Gautam’s latest monochrome picture will leave you intrigued

Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam starrer ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ has been the talk of the town ever since it made headlines with its commencement. The team recently shared the first poster for the audience, along with the reminder of its release date. The trailer of the film released today and has been well-received by the audience.

Alike Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam too shared a poster from the film. In the monochrome themed poster, Yami can be seen holding a bulb in her hand, while her caption conveys the film’s message aptly. She wrote, “Mujhe shikayat hai. Kisse nahi hoti? Kal se trailer chalu.”

Well, the trailer is already grabbing eyeballs, and it sure has left fans even more intrigued.

The movie is a social drama on the electricity issue faced by people in the country, especially in small towns. Bhushan Kumar reportedly professed that he will now produce ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ along with Shree Narayan Singh and Nitin Chandrachud. The film is slated to hit the screens on 21st September 2018.

4/473John Abraham says amidst docu-dramas and biopics, ‘Satyameva Jayate’ is a breath of fresh air

John Abraham says amidst docu-dramas and biopics, 'Satyameva Jayate' is a breath of fresh air

John Abraham starrer ‘Satyameva Jayate’ has been the talk of the town for quite some time now. The film also features Manoj Bajpayee and Aisha Sharma in pivotal roles. Currently, the ensemble cast is on a promotional spree.

John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee, both will be seen as police officers in the film. However, both the stars have previously essayed the role of a cop. Speaking about what’s in store for the audience, John told a daily that who’s the good guy and who’s the bad guy, the audience will have to watch it to know the twist and suspense in the film.

Addressing the fact that Bollywood is reigning with multiple biopic films, John averred that there are so many docu-dramas and biopics happening; and for a change, ‘Satyameva Jayate’ is a breath of fresh air.

The Milap Zaveri directorial is slated to release on August 15, 2018.

5/473Ekta Kapoor’s Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra starrer titled as ‘Jabariya Jodi’

Ekta Kapoor’s Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra starrer titled as ‘Jabariya Jodi’

Reports of the ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’ jodi Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra coming together for Ekta Kapoor’s next has been doing the rounds for a long time now. While the film was tentatively titled as ‘Shotgun Shaadi’, the latest is that the film will be called ‘Jabariya Jodi’.

According to the reports, the film is based on pakadwa vivaah where Sidharth will be seen playing a Bihari thug. In Bhojpuri, jabariya means forced so the title refers to a couple who are forced to get married.

The actors have reportedly shot for the posters before leaving for Lucknow so they are expected to be unveiled soon.

The reports also stated that the suggestion of the title was given by none other than Sidharth himself. He apparently came across this word during the reading and told the team about it and they instantly liked it.


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