Deepika's sensational photoshoot, Sridevi's love for Delhi food to Anushka's inspiration: 10 latest Bollywood snippetsSpeedRead: Here is a round-up of latest news from the world of cinema, celebrity quotes in bite-size pieces.
Anushka Sharma inspired by Suniel Shetty
Actress Anushka Sharma says the "super fitness and cool attitude" of senior colleague Suniel Shetty inspires her. Anushka shared her views when Suniel praised her for forthcoming film "Jab Harry met Sejal". "Thank you Suniel Shetty! Your super fitness and cool attitude inspires always," Anushka tweeted.
The Imtiaz Ali directorial is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment. It will showcase actress Anushka essaying the role of a Gujarati girl named Sejal Jhaveri, while Shah Rukh Khan plays a Punjabi guy named Harinder Singh Nehra. The film is set to release on August 4.
Mika questions how Indian singers get online views
Bollywood and Punjabi singer Mika Singh is puzzled these days. He wonders how Indian singers are getting attention from all quarters on digital media. He cited rapper Nicki Minaj's video titled YMCMB & Beats By Dre Presents: The Pinkprint Movie, and its views as an example. "When an artist such as Nicki Minaj has only 13 million views... I'm surprised how Indian singers are getting so many views," Mika tweeted.
On the work front, he was in the news for lending his voice to a promotional track of the film "All Eyez On Me" -- a biopic of late American rapper Tupac Shakur.
Sridevi loves Delhi's 'rich' food
Actress Sridevi, who shot for Mom widely in Delhi, says she loves the city and its foodie delights. We cannot agree more, Ma'am. Delhi is known for lip-smacking street food. "I stayed here in Delhi for one month. I loved the city. I always look forward to visit Delhi and above all, I love the food here. It's so rich," Sridevi said. Mom releases on Friday.
Look what PeeCee's mom has to say about Priyanka's wedding
These days Priyanka Chopra is currently ruling the world of enetrtainment not only in India but globally. With appearances in top Hollywood and TV shows abroad, it looks like she’s not stopping anytime soon. Pinkvilla asked her mother Madhu Chopra about her marriage plans for her daughter and this is what she had to say: "If she finds real love, I would want her to settle down. Otherwise, I don’t think she has to. She has worked very hard to get where she is. Just because her mom wants her to get married and she gives in, isn’t something that as a mother I wish for. And this is my advice to all career driven girls."
Deepika Padukone stuns on Vanity Fair; Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhat comment
Ram-Leela star Deepika Padukone has made it to the cover of Vanity Fair, UK, and she is looking drop-dead gorgeous. The magazine referred to her as the “star of India who’s dazzling Hollywood now”. Deepika looked like a true diva as the cover girl for jewellery. Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt commented on Deepika’s photo on Instagram. While Shahid Kapoor wrote Badaboom, Alia wrote "stunner".
This is what Sushant has to say about ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande's Bollywood debut
Sushant Singh Rajput has already made it a big in the Hindi film industry, with his last release Dhoni biopic proving to be a huge success at the Box Office. His former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande is now gearing up for her Bollywood debut with Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi. She will be seen portraying the role of Jhalkaribai in the film. Sushant while talking to a leading daily said: “She is very talented, I am glad she is getting a good project. I am sure she will do best.” He was present at IIFA’s press conference in New Delhi
Ranbir Kapoor's life mantra: Stay detached from success and failures
Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor says he is always prepared to face failure and he finds himself detached from success. On Wednesday, Ranbir introduced his cousin Aadar Jain, who is going to make his debut with a Yash Raj Films project to be directed by Habib Faisal. The banner will also launch Anya Singh. Before "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", Ranbir had a string of films like "Besharam", "Roy", "Bombay Velvet" and "Tamasha" that didn't do too well.
Asked about how he deals with lows in life, Ranbir told the media here: "People have seen me in the last three years. My first film 'Saawariya' was also a big disaster, so I am always prepared for it. I already said that the God is in the work, and I feel really happy when I am working. "I am quite detached with success and failure of a film, and I wish that Aadar and Anya both at least adapt to that concept."
Arjun Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra may come together in Thani Oruvan Hindi remake
The buzz in the industry is that Thani Oruvan will get a hindi remake, and it will be directed by Sabbir Khan. The two lead roles are likely to be played by top Bollywood actors Arjun Kapoor and Sidharth Malhotra. The hindi remake of the hit film could be directed by Sabbir Khan. This film had marked the comeback of Arvind Swami that too in a negative role on the big screen. Sabbir Khan has directed movies such as Baaghi, Heropanti, and his next is Munna Michael again starring Tiger Shroff. However, there is no official confirmation of the same.
Did you know? Sridevi's daughter recommended Adnan Siddiqui for Mom
Ravi Udyawar, who is making his debut with Sridevi's Mom, says the veteran actress elder daughter Jhanvi suggested Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiquis name for the role of a father in the film. "Jhanvi is the one who recommended Adnan Siddiqui's name while we were casting. We were looking for somebody for a father's role and Jhanvi said, ‘I've seen this actor called Adnan Siddiqui, who has done ‘A Mighty Heart' with Angelina Jolie. I had also watched that film, so I looked up for him and we cast him in the film," Udyawar said over phone from Mumbai.
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