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'Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele' To Have A World Premiere at Film Festival
Zarine Khan and Anshuman Jha's LGBTQ film Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele is all set to have its World Premiere at the HBO South Asian International Film Festival. It is Bollywood’s first film starring two leading protagonists as LGBTQ characters. Both Anshuman & Zareen will be travelling to represent the film at the festival.The film follows the story of a gay boy from Chandigarh and a lesbian girl from Meerut as they embark on a life-changing road trip from Delhi to McLeodgunj.
The film which was also one of the ten selected scripts from Asia at the South Asian Film Market (SAFM) in Singapore in November 2018 & is scheduled for a Valentine's Day 2020 release in India. It will see Jha portraying a homosexual man (Veer) and Zareen as a Homosexual woman (Mansi) on a road trip from Delhi to Mcloedgunj.
TV Series on 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks in the Works
Zero Gravity Partners, a Los Angeles-based company, is set to come up with a television series based on the life of David Coleman Headley and his alleged accomplice in the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, Tahawwur Hussain Rana. The production house is co-owned by Rohini Singh and Manmeet Singh, along with Mubina Rattonsey.
Talking about the show, the company said: “The story in its truth and raw emotion, is about an international spy who masterminded the 26/11 Mumbai massacre and his co-conspirator who provided material support to commit terrorist acts against multiple overseas targets. In the history of extremism, nothing seems quite as intriguing or quite as dangerous as free-roaming terrorists. We are excited to collaborate with film makers and talent from the U.S, India and across the globe.”
(With inputs from IANS)
Kriti Sanon to Star Opposite Akshay in 'Bachchan Pandey'
After Housefull 4, Kriti Sanon paired opposite Akshay Kumar once again in Bachchan Pandey, which is slated to release on Christmas 2020.
A tweet from the official account of production company Nadiadwala Grandson read: “We're extremely happy and elated to announce the charming @kritisanon is here to make our Christmas 2020 merrier than ever! Welcome back to the #NGEFamily with #BachchanPandey!”
The film will be directed by Farhad Samji.
Arjun, Mohnish Celebrate Maratha Bravery in First ‘Panipat’ Song
The first song from Ashutosh Gowarikar’s upcoming period drama Panipat has been released. Titled ‘Mard Maratha’, the song speaks of Maratha pride and the contributions that Maratha rulers and soldiers have made. The video for the song features pivotal characters from the film including Sadashiv Rao (Arjun Kapoor), Nana Saheb Peshwa (Mohnish Bahl), Vishwas Rao (Abhishek Nigam) and Shamsher Bahadur (Sahil Salathia). Kriti Sanon also makes an appearance as Parvati Bai. The song has been composed by Ajay-Atul with lyrics by Javed Akhtar.
Watch the video here:
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Parineeti Chopra Opts out of Ajay Devgn-Starrer 'Bhuj: The Pride of India'
Parineeti Chopra has exited the Ajay Devgn-starrer film Bhuj: The Pride of India. The film, which also stars Sanjay Dutt and Sonakshi Sinha, is based on the 1971 India-Pakistan war. As Parineeti is preparing for the Saina Nehwal biopic, she couldn’t accommodate her dates for Bhuj. The Amol Gupte-directed biopic requires Parineeti to undergo a grueling training session.
Earlier this year, Parineeti had called Bhuj the “most special true story ever.”
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