Top Entertainment News: Akshay to Start Filming ‘Bachchan Pandey

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'The Simpsons' Producer Dead at 54

Animation producer J Michael Mendel, known for his work on The Simpsons and Rick and Morty, has died. The four-time Emmy award-winner was 54.

A spokesperson for Adult Swim, the network on which Rick and Morty airs, confirmed the death of the producer, reports “All of us at Adult Swim are devastated by the untimely passing of Mike Mendel. Mike was the heart of the 'Rick and Morty' production family, his fantastic talent and wit will be sorely missed. Mike was a universally respected Emmy-winning producer with over 25 years in the industry, who guided and supported a generation of artists, writers and creators and his absence will be felt by the entire community. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues during this difficult time,” the network said.

1:00 PM , 24 Sep

Akshay to Start Filming 'Bachchan Pandey'

Akshay Kumar is set to start filming for his Christmas 2020 release Bachchan Pandey in February next year after wrapping up Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi. This will mark his 10th collaboration with Housefull 4 producer Sajid Nadiadwala. The action comedy is being directed by Farhad Samji, and will be shot at locations across India.

12:50 PM , 24 Sep

Ankita Lokhande Joins Cast of 'Baaghi 3'

Manikarnika actor Ankita Lokhande has joined Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh as part of Baaghi 3. The film is being directed by Ahmed Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Fox Star Studios.

12:41 PM , 24 Sep

Makers of 'Housefull 4' Release New Motion Poster

The makers of Akshay Kumar’s Housefull 4 have released a new motion poster ahead of the trailer launch on 27 September. “Gear up for the hilarious ride of #Housefull4 taking you back to 1419 tomorrow, with one after another poster reveal, every hour from 11 AM! Stay tuned,” the post teased.

12:41 PM , 24 Sep

'Dream Girl' Cross Rs 100 Crore at the Box Office

Ayushmann Khurrana’s Dream Girl has earned Rs 101.40 crores at the box office in 11 days since its release on 13 September. The film has been directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa and also stars Nushrat Bharucha and Vijay Raaz.


Published: 24 Sep 2019, 8:08 AM IST
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