QuickE: Salman’s Next, Shahid’s New Song From ‘Udta Punjab’ & More

Salman Khan’s next with Kabir Khan to start in July, Jacqueline wants Hrithik & Kangana to stop fighting & more

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Salman Khan in a scene from&nbsp;<i>Bajrangi Bhaijaan </i>

1. Salman Khan to Start Kabir Khan’s Next Film in July, 2016

Salman Khan in a scene from <i>Ek Tha Tiger</i>
Salman Khan in a scene from Ek Tha Tiger

The Bajrangi Bhaijaan jodi, superstar Salman Khan and director Kabir Khan, will be back with their next offering soon. After accepting the National Award in Delhi, the filmmaker revealed that his film with Salman will go on floors in July this year. He didn’t speak much about the story, but our sources suggest that the film will be set against a major political backdrop. The film’s leading lady hasn’t been finalised yet, but we hear that Kabir Khan has approached Deepika Padukone for the same. Deepika, who is still shooting for the XXX Hollywood franchise in Toronto, will be back in Mumbai next week.

2. Deepika Padukone Shares Fan Videos

Deepika Padukone in a scene from&nbsp;<i>Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani </i>
Deepika Padukone in a scene from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Social media has managed to bridge the gap between stars and their fans. Bollywood megastars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra regularly reply to their fans via Twitter and Facebook. Deepika not only replied to her followers but also shared some some adorable videos of her little fans. Check them out right here!

3. Watch Shahid Kapoor’s New Song Chitta Ve From Udta Punjab

Watch this foot-tapping number from Udta Punjab, in which Shahid Kapoor plays Rockstar Tommy. Don’t miss his grand entry in Chitta Ve. His look of course is unmissable! Kareena Kapoor Khan plays a doctor in the film, while Alia Bhatt plays a Bihari girl and Diljit Dosanjh takes on the role of a tough cop. Music is by Amit Trivedi and lyrics by Shellee.

Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab releases on June 17, 2016. You can watch the song right here!

4. I Expect a National Award For Shah Rukh Khan After Fan: Maneesh Sharma

Shah Rukh Khan in a scene from&nbsp;<i>Fan</i>
Shah Rukh Khan in a scene from Fan

Fan may have not made it to the Rs 100 Crore club, but filmmaker Maneesh Sharma is still optimistic about his SRK thriller. He told PTI that king Khan deserves an award from his performance in Fan next year.

I am actually expecting a national award for Shah Rukh, for his work in the film. Let’s hope he gets it. It feels great seeing the response Shah Rukh is getting for his performance. It is satisfying.
Maneesh Sharma told PTI 

Fan did get a thumbs up from the critics but audiences somehow chose to stay away. Shah Rukh Khan also seems to be happy with the film.

Shah Rukh is the happiest with the kind of response he is getting for his performance and the whole team is very happy as we think we have done something a little alternate, and getting appreciation for that is always way more assuring for any director, actor or producer.
Maneesh Sharma told PTI 

5. Jacqueline Wants the Hrithik - Kangana Feud to End

Jacqueline Fernandez at a promotional event (Photo: Yogen Shah)
Jacqueline Fernandez at a promotional event (Photo: Yogen Shah)

The entire film industry is hoping that Hrithik and Kangana will end their ongoing fight soon. Sources say that lyricist Javed Akhtar also intervened to try to bring the two actors to a compromise. But that didn’t happen because they couldn’t reach an agreement. Jacqueline Fernandez was asked for a comment on the matter and this is what she had to say-

I hope it just finishes and ends soon because I know it’s very difficult. I understand what they must be going through right now. Hence, I hope that it comes to an end soon.
Jacqueline Fernandez, Actress

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