Home Entertainment Actor Ranveer...

Actor Ranveer Singh is Excited to Work with Karan Johar

Ranveer Singh will be seen playing the role of Dara Shikoh in the film

0
Ranveer Singh
Actor Ranveer Singh. Flickr

Ranveer Singh is excited to work in Karan Johar’s historical drama “Takht”, and says he leapt at the opportunity of collaborating with the filmmaker.

Ranveer Singh will be seen playing the role of Dara Shikoh in the film.

“I’m very excited to be working with Karan Johar for the first time. We’ve been wanting to collaborate for a long time and it’s finally happening and it’s happening in the best and biggest way possible,” Ranveer told IANS.

“Takht’ is an amazing story. I leaped at this opportunity to play Dara Shikoh who is one of the most fascinating characters that I’ve ever come across. A hero in the truest sense,” he added.

Karan Johar
FILE IMAGE- Karan Johar.

“Takht” will tell the story about a family, ambition, greed, betrayal, love and succession. It is being produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta, for release in 2020.

It also features Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor,Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal and late veteran actress Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor.

You may Also Like to Read About- LG Introduces its New Flagship V40 ThinQ with 5 Cameras

“Karan Johar has put together a stellar cast and a technical crew. I’m very very excited to be collaborating with these accomplished individuals,” added the “Padmaavat” star. (IANS)

Next Story

Lockdown 4.0: Here’s How Celebrities Spend Time

Celebs have posted a glimpse of their quarantine on their social media handles

0
Virat_Kohli_portrait
Cricketer Virat Kohli's mantra this lockdown- Earn it. Dont demand it. Wikimedia Commons

By Aditi Roy

While we reach the fag end of Lockdown 4.0, in the past few days, celebrities have once again started posting a slice of life in quarantine on social media, as suggested by latest bollywood news.

From brand-new summer hair to chilling with their kids, the glimpses of their life is not much different than ours. Check out how some of your most-loved celebrities kill time.

Anushka Sharma

For actor-producer Anushka Sharma, nothing is better than watching her latest production, ‘Paatal Lok’ a gripping series on Amazon Prime.

Alia Bhatt

The chirpy, young actor trusted her haircut to an important member from her inner-circle; she’s all about eating well and being fitter after 60-days of lockdown.

Celebrities
Actor Alia Bhatt is keeping herself fit and eating well. Wikimedia Commons

Malaika Arora

The ever gorgeous Malaika recently posted a fresh-faced pic of herself in a breezy kaftan, the outfit of the moment.

Shilpa Shetty

The svelte actress who is also a chef and a wonder-mummy is happy chilling with her son in lockdown

Radhika Apte

The talented actor opted for fresh hairdo. In quarantine, Apte is happy about “detachment” with her beautifully grown tresses and sports a “mushroomhead”

Rohit Sharma

The super-talended cricketer dug into his archives and shared a picture of himself with teammates Suresh Raina and Pragyan Ojha with the scenic backdrop of New Zealand while on tour 2009, while reminiscing about happy times.

Virat Kohli

The dashing cricketer’s mantra this lockdown- Earn it. Dont demand it. Kohli is all about lifting weights and focussing on his strength while home sheltering.

Vicky_Kauushal Celebrities
Actor Vicky Kaushal recalls his horse-riding days. Wikimedia Commons

Vicky Kaushal

The charming actor recently posted a picture recalling when horse-riding in the morning was a daily activity.

Also Read: Amid Lockdown Netflix, Fortnite, Zoom Entertain & Empower Many

Ranveer Singh

Actor Ranveer Singh posted a super cool picture of him sporting a “Rocky Balboa” printed upbeat t-shirt on Instagram.

Shikhar Dhawan

The hard-hitting batsman posted a collage of his young son and his own pic from past of similar age, with the loving caption, “The Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” (IANS)

Next Story

Online Concert “I For India” Raises Approx Rs 52 Crore

India's COVID-19 relief concert raised Funds

0
-Shahrukh_Khan_2008
Bollywood Celebrities like Shahrukh Khan have participated in the concert. Wikimedia Commons

India’s star-studded I For India online concert, held in support of frontline workers of the COVID-19 battle on Sunday night, has raised a whopping Rs 52 crore in donations so far, and counting.

Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Arjun Kapoor, and Karan Johar took to their social media handles to share the donation amount, and thanked people for “watching, responding and donating”.

The image posted by the stars read: “I for India: The Concert For Our Times, raises Rs 52 crore (and counting).”

It went on to reveal that: “I for India becomes world’s biggest live fundraiser on Facebook by raising Rs 4.3 crore online (and counting). Corporate donors and philanthropists donate Rs 47.77 crore (and counting). I for India continues to get overwhelming attention and support from the world over. 100% of proceeds go to GiveIndia for COVID-19 relief work.”

The stars posted a thank you note for the fans, too.

“From our hearts to yours. Thank you for watching. Thank you for responding. Thank you for donating. I for India started out as a concert. But it can be a movement. Let’s continue to build a safe India. A healthy India. A strong India. I for India. Please continue to donate,” they wrote while posting the statement.

I For India, the mega fundraiser concerts, which was live-streamed on Facebook on Sunday, saw a massive Hollywood and Bollywood participation.

408px-Will_Smith_Russia_2018
International Stars like Will Smith also participated in the concert. Wikimedia Commons

Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Hrithik Roshan, Ranveer Singh, Tiger Shroff, Vicky Kaushal, Vidya Balan, Katrina Kaif, Rani Mukerji, Arjun Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh were among 85 artistes who participated in the virtual concert to raise funds for those affected by the novel coronavirus.

Read More: Provide Jobeless Migrant Workers Free Train Travel to Return Home: Bollywood

Also joining in were Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan, and Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan.

International stars including Jack Black, Will Smith, Russel Peters, Mick Jagger, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner were also part of the concert.

Everyone did their bit to entertain the audience while performing at the noble show, which was organised by filmmakers Karan Johar and Zoya Akhtar. (IANS)

Next Story

Doing “83” Was a Refreshing Change: Actress Deepika Padukone

Actress Deepika Padukone says that Working with Ranveer in '83' a refreshing change

0
Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone says considering the kind of movies the pair has done in the past, doing "83" was a refreshing change. Wikimedia Commons

Real-life couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are back as an on-screen couple. The actress says considering the kind of movies the pair has done in the past, doing “83” was a refreshing change. This is the latest Bollywood news.

Deepika will be seen as Romi Dev, wife of cricket legend Kapil Dev, played by Ranveer in the upcoming film “83”.

Asked about sharing screen space with her husband once again after movies like “Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela” and “Bajirao Mastani”, Deepika told IANS: “It was good. It was a refreshing change because of the kind of films that we have done before. It was a completely different setting, era, characters, costumes and dialogues. It was refreshing to work with him in this capacity.”

Deepika Padukone Ranveer
Deepika will be seen as Romi Dev, wife of cricket legend Kapil Dev, played by Ranveer in the upcoming film “83”. Wikimedia Commons

“We were both surprised. We had to remind ourselves that we had worked with each other before because these characters were so different from what we had already done before and we look forward to working with each other in contemporary films a lot more,” said the actress.

The film, based on India’s historical 1983 Cricket World Cup victory, also has Deepika donning the hat of a producer.

“Chhapaak”, based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, was her first film as a producer. On the kind of stories she is looking for as a producer, she shared: “My choices will always be made as an actor. When I am approached for a film as an actor, if I feel like certain films need an additional hand holding then I will step in as a producer. Right now, it is not like we have a big slate of films. We will take it as it comes.”

She has also announced another film production — “Mahabharat”, to be made from Draupadi’s point of view.

Also Read- “Tahira-Kashyap’s Filmmaking Style is Intimate, Endearing and Engaging”, Says Beau and Actor Ayushmann Khurrana

Do regional films interest her as an an actor and a producer?

“Of course. Language has never been a barrier. I think at the end of the day, what I look for as an actor is exciting content. In fact, there are a lot of south (film directors and writers who approached me. Eventually, I think it’s about finding the right content,” said Deepika, who made her acting debut with the 2006 Kannada film “Aishwarya”. (IANS)