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Kangana Ranaut to play Jayalalithaa in a biopic on the legendary actress and politician

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In the past few years, Kangana Ranaut has established herself as a name to reckon with in the film Industry, who has time and again braved all odds and emerged victorious. It’s befitting that on her birthday, there is an official announcement that Kangana is all set to portray Jayalalitha, a legendary actress turned politician, who is fondly referred to as ‘Puratchi Thalaivi’, which means ‘revolutionary leader’.

Titled Thalaivi in Tamil and Jaya in Hindi, the film is a bilingual and will be Directed by Vijay, one of the leading filmmakers from South who has made landmark films like Madrasapattinam and Deiva Thirumagal. Speaking on a biopic on Jayalalithaa and having Kangana onboard, Director Vijay said,” Jayalalithaa madam was one of the most prominent leaders of our country. Making a film on her life is a big responsibility and we are going to do it with utmost care and honesty. Am proud and happy with our association with one of India’s biggest star and the very talented Kangana Ranaut ji to portray the dynamic role of our very Dynamic leader.”

The film will be written by K.V. Vijayendra Prasad, who has also penned Baahubali and Manikarnika and will be produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri & Shaailesh R Singh under the banners of Vibri & Karma Media and Entertainment. “This is my fifth collaboration with Kangana. Working with her is always an enriching experience and I’m glad that this film is based on an eminent personality”, said Shaailesh.

When asked about the film, Kangana said, “Jayalalithaa ji is one of the biggest female success stories of this century. She was a superstar and went on to become an iconic politician,it’s a great concept for mainstream film. I am honoured to be a part of this mega project.”

 

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Amrita Rao conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for her Marathi debut in Thackarey

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Amrita Rao conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for her Marathi debut in Thackarey

Popular actress Amrita Rao, who played Meenatai Thackeray in the Shiv Sena Chief’s biopic Thackeray with Nawazuddin Siddhique has won the prestigious DadaSaheb Phalke Excellence Award Best Debut Marathi Cinema for her nuanced performance. Thackeray was a blockbuster film released in Marathi and Hindi.. Amrita’s nuanced performance won her accolades from all across, both fans and the hard shelled critics and now she is being conferred with this
Prestigious recognition from the Phalke Academy.

Sharing her excitement of winning the award for the second time last being Vivah , Amrita says, “Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian cinema is a Marathi and to receive an award on my Marathi debut is both symbolic and amazing.”

The actress whose always been choosy has been showered with many offers. Speaking about it she shares, “I am getting many offers after I’m back to films after a break and above all people were happy to see me on screen which is the best part. Though only something new and different will excite me because cinema is changing and even the method of acting has changed.”

Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award ceremony will be held on April 20th, 2019.

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Sandeep Nahar: I want to play challenging roles

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Sandeep Nahar: I want to play challenging roles

 

Actor Sandeep Nahar, who has been seen in shows such as Diya Aur Baati Hu, Crime Patrol as well as films such as MS Dhoni and Kesari, says that he doesn’t want to play the role of a Sikh anymore. “My dream role is negative But I want to do challenging roles not be typecast in the role of a Sardarji,” he says.

Ask him what is the difference between working on TV and in films, and he says, “It is very different. When you do films, people have different perceptions about you, they think big of you.”

The actor says the web has given TV some serious competition. “I want to do TV if I get good roles, such as the lead or the second lead. The main problem with TV nowadays is that the web is giving it good competition and the TRPs are not that good so many shows have been shut down,” he says.

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Teaser of Arjun Kapoor starrer India’s Most Wanted triggers speculation around who could be India’s Osama

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Teaser of Raj Kumar Gupta’s next film , India’s Most Wanted, which stars Arjun Kapoor in the lead role, dropped today, and it is created a lot of curiosity around who could India’s Most wanted terrorist be.
The teaser highlights some shocking facts about India’s Most Wanted terrorist, who was active from 2007 to 2013, and was the mastermind behind 52 blasts in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur and Pune. These blasts killed 433 and injured more than 800 people. The film is inspired by true events around the manhunt of capturing the most wanted terrorist, without firing a single bullet. Arjun Kapoor will be seen playing the role of an intelligence officer for the first time.

India’s Most Wanted is produced by Fox Star Studios, Raj Kumar Gupta and Myra Karn. India Most Wanted releases in theatres on 24th May 2019.

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