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Top Entertainment News: Anil, John in Anees Bazmee’s ‘Pagalpanti’


Kartik Aaryan Reveals Avatar in 'Pati, Patni Aur Woh'

Kartik Aaryan has shared his look in the upcoming remake of BR Chopra’s 1978 film Pati, Patni Aur Woh. “Miliye Lucknow ke Chintu Tyagi Ji se. #Samarpit #AashiqMizaaj #Pati #PatiPatniAurWoh” he wrote on Twitter.

The film will be directed by Mudassar Aziz and produced by Juno Chopra and Abhay Chopra. It also stars Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Panday.

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Aishwarya, Shweta, Big B Wish Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan turns 43 on 5 February. Amitabh Bachchan, sister Shweta and Aishwarya took to social media to shower him with birthday wishes.

Big B included a short wish in his blog that read, “Wishing you the brightest of days, happiness always...”

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SRK's Response on Working With Akshay Kumar

What does Shah Rukh Khan think about collaborating with Akshay Kumar? The actor gave a hilarious response to DNA when asked about the same.

“What do I say to this? I don’t wake up as early as him. I go to sleep when Akshay is waking up. His day starts early. By the time I start working, he is packing up and going home. So he can put in more hours of work. I’m a nocturnal person. Not many people are fond of shooting at night like me.”

You can always count on SRK to be self-deprecating, even about his warped work ethic.

Varun & Shraddha's Looks in Dance Film Revealed

Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor’s upcoming dance film has officially been titled Street Dancer 3D. The makers have revealed the actor’s looks in the film.

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    Varun Dhawan in <i>Street Dancer 3D.</i>
    Varun Dhawan in Street Dancer 3D.
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    Shraddha Kapoor in <i>Street Dancer 3D</i>.
    Shraddha Kapoor in Street Dancer 3D.

Street Dancer 3D also stars Prabhu Deva and Nora Fatehi. It releases on 8 November.

HBO Starts Production for ''Game of Thrones'' Prequel Pilot

HBO's "Game of Thrones" prequel pilot now has a filming start date.

The as-yet-untitled project, featuring Naomi Watts, will begin production in early summer, HBO programming president Casey Bloys told The Wrap.

The news follows the prequel landing director SJ Clarkson last month and announcing its full cast which is led by Watts, Naomi Ackie and Denise Gough.

Bloys has previously said that a prequel will not air until at least a year after the epic-fantasy drama concludes.

The prequel's showrunner is Jane Goldman and the series will be based on a concept she developed with author George RR Martin.

'New Amsterdam' to have season 2, says Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher says he is excited that his medical drama series New Amsterdam has been confirmed for the second season.

An ecstatic Anupam on Tuesday tweeted that the show celebrates compassion and diversity.

"I am delighted to share with you all that our series 'New Amsterdam' is confirmed for season 2. Congratulations to our brilliant cast and crew. It is a show which celebrates love, life, compassion and diversity. So happy and excited," wrote the actor, who played a neurosurgeon in the first season.

Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the US, the series follows the brilliant and charming doctor Max Goodwin played by actor Ryan Eggold, the institution's newest medical director who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.

Kapil Sharma, Manmohan Singh Bond Over Amritsari Roots

Comedian-actor-producer Kapil Sharma met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and bonded over their Amritsari roots.

Kapil on Tuesday tweeted a photograph of himself along with Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur.

"Thank you respected Manmohan Singhji for the warmth, hospitality and a heart-to-heart conversation about our Amritsari roots, especially about our college and food," the comedian captioned the image.

"Was an honour meeting such a humble and simple statesman like you, and receiving blessings from ma'am," he added.

Anil, John & Arshad in Anees Bazmee’s ‘Pagalpanti’

Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Ileana D'Cruz, Arshad Warsi, Pulkit Samrat, Kriti Kharbanda, Urvashi Rautela and Saurabh Shukla will star in the comedy Pagalpanti. The film will be directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat and Abhishek Pathak. Pagalpanti starts rolling before cameras on 17 February and is aiming for a 6 December 2019 release.

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