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Director Kaushik Ghatak Ready for Second Innings
“Samrat & Co.” writer-director Kaushik Ghatak has worked with producer Kavita Barjatya for the second time after collaborating on television soap “Woh Rehnewali Mehlon Ki.”
Director Kaushik Ghatak Ready for Second Innings
One film old, after 2008 flop “Ek Vivaah Aisa Bhi,” director Kaushik Ghatak is charged with his new movie “Samrat & Co.” He is literally a restless cat on hot bricks as India-West does a rapid-fire.
     
    Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is seen promoting “Bewakoofiyaan” at Café Coffee Day in Mumbai Mar. 13. (Manav Manglani photo)
    Ayushmann Khurrana Blessed With Baby Girl
    Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has become the proud father of a baby girl.
      Actress Madalsa Sharma is seen with Rajeev Khandelwal in a scene from “Samrat & Co.,” in which she makes her Bollywood debut.
      Madalsa Sharma Debuts With Rajshri, Like Mom
      South star Madalsa Sharma makes her foray into Hindi cinema with Rajshri Productions’ “Samrat & Co.” Daughter of renowned film and television actress Sheela Sharma and writer-producer-director David Sharma, Madalsa preferred to make it on her own.
        Actress Alia Bhatt plays a Tamilian girl in “2 States,” which released Apr. 18.
        My Parents Criticize My Work: Alia Bhatt
        Actress Alia Bhatt says her mother Soni Razdan and father Mahesh Bhatt criticize her work and are not members of her fan club.
          Actor Shahid Kapoor is seen donning his “Haider” look at a film screening in Mumbai Mar. 26. (Manav Manglani photo)
          Shahid Kapoor to Star in Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Maha Kaminey’
          Actor Shahid Kapoor is all set to play the lead in Vishal Bharadwaj’s “Maha Kaminey,” which is the sequel to his 2009 hit film “Kaminey.”
            Actress Kangana Ranaut stars as a politician in “Revolver Rani,” out in theaters Apr. 25.
            Kangana Ranaut is Perfect for ‘Revolver Rani,’ Says Director
            Debutant director Sai Kabir feels that Kangana Ranaut is the best choice for playing the female lead in upcoming black comedy “Revolver Rani.”
              Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is snapped on the sets of an ad shoot in Mumbai Mar. 28. (Manav Manglani photo)
              Jacqueline Fernandez to Be Part of ‘Housefull 3’?
              Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is likely to team up with Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan for the third installment of hit comedy film “Housefull.”
                Actor Ranveer Singh, seen in a still from “Gunday,” is set to add another feather to his cap by rapping for a Durex television commercial.
                Ranveer Singh Turns Rapper With New TV Ad
                Actor Ranveer Singh is all set to present his vocal skills for the first time in an upcoming television commercial.
                  Music to my Ears
                  Music to my Ears
                  Meet Bros. Anjjan come up with one of their better tracks, “Party To Banti Hai,” with Mika leading the composers’ voices. Mika today is beyond critical evaluation
                    Shah Rukh Khan grooves onstage with several cops to his popular song “Lungi Dance” during “Umang 2014” in Mumbai Jan. 20. The show is set to go on air Apr. 20.
                    Film Industry Salutes Mumbai Police at ‘Umang 2014’
                    “Umang” returned once again this year to honor and felicitate the Mumbai Police fraternity in the presence of the crème de la crème of film celebrities Jan. 20. However, the show was not as yet telecast!
                      Actress Sarika is seen in a still from forthcoming film “Purani Jeans.”
                      Sarika’s Look in ‘Purani Jeans’ Inspired by Gayatri Devi
                      Sarika, who is playing Aditya Seal’s mother in Eros International’s “Purani Jeans,” has modeled her look and apparel on the lines of Gayatri Devi, the late Maharani of Jaipur, who was listed as one of the 10 most beautiful women of India by Vogue magazine.
                        Actress Deepika Padukone is seen at the Van Heusen press meet Apr. 10 in Mumbai, where she launched the brand’s Spring Summer 2014 Limited Edition Collection.
                        Deepika Padukone Reprises Role as Designer for Van Heusen
                        Debuting as designer with the Van Heusen Autumn Winter 2013 collection, Deepika Padukone has now proved that her association with the brand Van Heusen was more than a mere celebrity endorsement.
                          Actor Dhanush (l) is seen with director R. Balki on the sets of his untitled film in Mumbai Feb. 24. (Manav Manglani photo)
                          Dhanush Heads to Goa to Shoot for R. Balki’s Next
                          Tamil actor Dhanush is all set to begin shooting his second Bollywood film, to be directed by R. Balki, in Goa.
                            Actress Anushka Sharma is snapped at Mumbai International Airport leaving for Sri Lanka to shoot for “Bombay Velvet” Feb. 13. (IANS photo)
                            Massive Sandstorm Hits Sets of Anushka Sharma’s ‘NH10’
                            A severe sandstorm hit the sets of actress Anushka Sharma’s debut production “NH10,” disrupting the film’s shoot in Rajasthan.
                              Rajkummar Rao is seen at a promotional event for his last movie “Queen” at Mehboob Studio in Mumbai Mar. 6. The actor has been honored with a National Award for his performance in “Shahid.” (Manav Manglani photo)
                              Playing Shahid Azmi Was Difficult: Rajkummar Rao
                              Rajkummar Rao, who won the National Award in the Best Actor category for his role in Hansal Mehta’s “Shahid,” says portraying the slain lawyer-activist’s life was challenging but inspiring.
                                Priyanka Chopra, seen in “Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela,” is scheduled to perform during the Tata Motors IIFA Awards April 26 in Tampa Bay, Fla. The organizers of the show have been sued by a local Florida-based travel agent.
                                IIFA Awards, Wizcraft Sued for $7 Million
                                The organizers of the upcoming Tata Motors IIFA Awards are being sued by an Indian American travel agent who claims that he is owed approximately $7 million in unreimbursed expenses and fees.

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