Entertainment wrap: From Kareena Kapoor's Takht to Shahid Kapoor's Batti Gul Meter Chalu, here are the newsmakers of the week
Karan Johar announces magnum opus starring Kareena Kapoor-Ranveer Singh
Karan Johar has announced his next directorial, 'Takht'. The movie will be a period drama and will have an ensemble star cast of Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar.The movie has already sparked curiosity since period dramas are eagerly waited upon. The grandeur of the sets and the magic of a different time is something that makes historical dramas unique as well as enchanting.This will be Ranveer Singh's third-period drama after 'Bajirao Mastaani' and 'Padmaavat'. The actor simply breathes life in any character that he is given and is one of the most sought-after actors of Bollywood today. We can't wait to watch him in yet another historical film
Trailer of Aayush Sharma's debut film 'Loveratri' unveiled
Salman Khan's brother-in-law Aayush Sharma is all set to make his smashing entry into the showbiz world with 'Loveratri'. The film also marks the debut of actress Warina Hussain. The rushes and posters of the film created the right kind of buzz ahead of its release. The trailer shows how Aayush, who plays a Gujarati boy trying to woo his ladylove Warina. Their chemistry looks fresh and you will want to watch this rom-com during the festive time. The film features Ram Kapoor, Ronit Roy in pivotal parts besides Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan's cameo appearances.
Priyanka Chopra-Farhan Akhtar's next goes on the floor
Priyanka Chopra's upcoming Hindi film starring Farhan Akhtar in the lead opposite him has gone on the floors and the filming has begun. Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and shared the news with fans. He wrote: “Filming begins today... Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim movie [not titled yet] will be filmed in Mumbai, Delhi, London and Andaman... Directed by Shonali Bose... Produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ronnie Screwvala... Dialogue by Juhi Chaturvedi... Music by Pritam.”
Shahid Kapoor shines bright in the trailer of Batti Gul Meter Chalu
After impressing the audience with the posters of 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu' starring Shahid Kapoor, the makers on Friday released the first official trailer of the film. Also starring Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam, 'Batti Gul.. ' highlights the problem of power shortage, electricity theft in India and common's man struggle against the skyrocketing electricity bills.
Gul Panag's baby announcement six months after his birth
Six months after his birth, Bollywood actress Gul Panag disclosed the arrival of her baby boy. The actress had managed to keep her pregnancy under wraps and it was only during an interview with a leading daily did she reveal the news.During an interview with Mumbai Mirror, Gul opened up on how she kept it all away from the media.She told Mumbai Mirror, “Rishi and I have always valued our privacy. Becoming parents is a special experience and we decided that we’d like to go through it without the distraction of public attention. Family and close friends knew about Nihal but we refrained from posting anything on the social media. He is almost six months old and it has been a roller coaster ride! I’m charmed by his gurgles and giggles even if it is a bit of a struggle with erratic sleep and feeding schedules. Life and goals are taking shape parallelly, with a little more coordination between Rishi and me to include Nihal.”She added, “We had a list of names from everyone and everywhere. Nihal means joy, success and victory that comes with the blessings of God. Rishi and I believe that leading principled, good lives leads to true and lasting success so the name resonated with us.”renzy.