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Filmfare April 18, 2017

For over 6 decades Filmfare has been the official handbook on bollywood for their die-hard fans. With its exclusive interviews, classy photoshoots, insider stories, bollywood fashion coverage, movie reviews and special features; Filmfare captures Bollywood's biggest stars & divas at their colourful, candid, beautiful, quirky and even spoilt best

Country:
India
Language:
English
Publisher:
Worldwide Media Private Limited
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letter from the editor asli sona

Sonakshi Sinha has always reminded me of the goddesses of oomph like Mumtaz and Reena Roy. With her full figure and oodles of attitude, she’s certainly born in the wrong era. Today, heroines roam around with calorie counters and measure their Ps and Qs before speaking. Not so with Sonakshi. She likes to lead life to the fullest and that includes indulging her palate as well. She hasn’t faltered ever while doing films opposite the biggest male stars and has made her detractors go khamosh with the sheer weight of her personality. And like her illustrious father Shatrughan Sinha, who is famous for speaking his mind, she too isn’t afraid of calling a spade a spade, if need be.There was always the danger that her sassy, saucy image might come…

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rumours & more

Twin joys for Karan Johar Karan Johar is one director who’s evolving with every outing. As a person too, KJo is living it up to the fullest. He recently turned parent to twins Roohi and Yash through surrogacy. While the name ‘Roohi’ is derived from his mother’s name Hiroo, Yash has been chosen in memory of his late father and filmmaker - Yash Johar. Reportedly, the babies were born prematurely and are doing well under specialised care. Karan shared the news and expressed his gratitude via an official statement. LAST TIME WE MENTIONED HOW THIS REGIONAL ACTOR HAS BEEN FACING TROUBLE IN HIS MARRIAGE. THE COUPLE IS NOW ALMOST ON THE VERGE OF SEPARATION. LATEST REPORTS SUGGEST THAT A THIRD PERSON IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SPLIT. APPARENTLY, THE STAR HAPPENED…

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mountain man

He hails from the verdant valleys of Kashmir. But the serenity of Srinagar couldn’t quell his fire for fame. A volleyball enthusiast on the field, the youngster also could hold his own on stage. His yearning for the limelight could be sensed in his turning towards modelling. And wanting to be an actor was just an extension of that aspiration. Moreover, Mohtsham Qayoom views showbiz as a medium that unites people across segments. “I want to be an ambassador of peace and love and films provide you with that chance,” he says. With his genetic good looks and an all-consuming passion to succeed... his dreams seem poised to turn true.…

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noor

Street smart: SonakshiParty queen: SonakshiMike magic: SonakshiSweat the stress: SonakshiRelease Date:April 21, 2017Banner:T-Series,Abundantia EntertainmentProducers:Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar,Vikram Malhotra Music:Amaal MallikDirector:Sunhil SippyCast:Sonakshi Sinha, Kanan Gill, Shibani Dandekar, Purab Kohli, Manish Chaudhari, Smita Tambe The PlotNoor Roy Chaudhary (Sonakshi Sinha) craves for love and belonging amidst the feeling of alienation in the Maximum City. Noor works for a TV channel, where she is relegated to covering parties and banal events. Frustrated, with both her job and life, she’s on the lookout for purpose and passion.One day, she’s faced with the challenge of righting a wrong. But does Noor have the courage to stand by her convictions? Or does she succumb to the demands of the system and her own frailties. The film captures her relationships, her choices and her coming of age.…

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the big leap

With Taapsee Pannu on the set of Makhna(With Sumeet V yas in Permanent Roommates)(PHOTOGRAPHS:THE VECTORS)“MY WEB SERIES PERMANENT ROOMMATES WORKED BECAUSE IT WAS RELATABLE. WHEREAS FILMS ALWAYS SHOW THE PRETTY THINGS AND DRAMA IN LOVE STORIES… AND MISS OUT ON THE SILLY IN-BETWEEN THINGS”Nidhi Singh became a household name with her portrayal of Tanya in The Viral Fever’s (TVF) widely-loved web series Permanent Roommates, opposite Sumit Vyas. So much so that, people started identifying Nidhi and Sumeet as Tanya bhabhi and Mikesh bhaiyya, respectively. The story revolved around a young couple, who after being in a three-year-old long distance relationship, starts living together and contemplate marriage.Now, the web star has made the big switch to feature films with ad filmmaker Aleya Sen Sharma’s Makhna (working title) alongside Saqib Saleem…

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a switch in time

Amit Sadh and Taapsee Pannu in Running Shaadi“Ram Gopal Varma would say never tell your actors how to act. Let them figure out the scene in their own way… Let them ease into it”Amit Roy is relieved that his long in the waiting film Running Shaadi has reached the goal post – the theatres! While the film didn’t exactly woo the box-office, its unconventional premise was appreciated by the audience. Starring Amit Sadh and Taapsee Pannu the romantic comedy was about a portal that helps people elope with their beloveds and get married.Amit Roy’s childhood has been replete with cinematic influences courtesy his late uncle Deepak Roy (passed away this January), a documentary filmmaker of repute. Young Amit was exposed to his meaningful works including the National Award winning documentary…

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