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Filmfare August 22, 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

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India
Language:
English
Publisher:
Worldwide Media Private Limited
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12 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

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letter from the editor

Still reading King KhanIf Bollywood is the Sears Tower, then Shah Rukh Khan is the King Kong, sorry King Khan. Straddled on top, arms stretched out in an invisible embrace, swatting pretenders away with impunity, sure of his might, his strength. Unlike others who have risen to the top with him, SRK doesn’t need to beat his chest or indulge in false modesty about his position. He doesn’t covet a crown or a title, knowing that power doesn’t actually rest in symbols. That real power doesn’t need explanation.At 51, he’s doing some of the best work of his life. He never played it safe and still finds pleasure in taking risks. It’s this childlike, wide-eyed innocence that he still retains about cinema that perhaps is the reason for his longevity…

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masala fix

TWICE AS MADRanveer Singh and Neha Dhupia are two of a kind and mayhem ensues whenever they get together. They were in their element when Ranveer dropped on the set of Neha’s popular chat showNo Filter Neha. Their antics had to be seen to be believed. Someone should seriously cast them together in a comedy. It would be a laugh riot! ■…

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rumours&more

SHAH RUKH KHAN’S CONNECTION WITH HISTORYShah Rukh Khan recently shared an interesting trivia with his co-star Tigmanshu Dhulia, who plays his father in Aanand L Rai’s movie. Tigmanshu recently directed Raagdesh, which was based on freedom fighter Shah Nawaz Khan, played by Kunal Kapoor. Guess what? Shah Nawaz Khan was Shah Rukh Khan’s grandfather. He told Tigmanshu that Shah Nawaz had adopted his mother. And the actor used to address him as tauji. He even remembers spending a lot of time at his house as a child. For those who are unacquainted with history, Shah Nawaz Khan was an Indian politician, who served as an officer in the Indian army during the World War II. Later he was tried in a public court martial at the Red Fort in 1945…

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preview

KISMET CALLINGSONI KAUR X FACTOR: FULLYFILMISoni Kaur grew up in the quiet suburban part of South East London. From the word go, she was afilmikid… prancing around with her mother’sdupattaand dancing to the’90s hits being her favourite hobby. That she modelled herself after Madhuri Dixit then doesn’t surprise. After completing her studies, she moved to the USA to work as an investment banker. Out there, she’d often be confused for being of mixed raced and started getting modelling offers. Her next destination was Mumbai She says her soul connected to the maximum city instantly. A portfolio shoot and acting workshops later, she’s on the lookout for striking gold in the Punjabi film industry. She’d love to play Rekha, if a biopic on her life was ever made. An ardent fan…

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simran

Release date:September 15, 2017Banner:T-Series Films and Karma FeaturesProducers:Bhushan Kumar and Shailesh R SinghDirector:Hansal MehtaMusic:Sachin Sanghvi, Jigar SaraiyaCast:Kangana Ranaut, Sohum Shah, Hiten KumarDare and drive: KanganaWindow to my heart: KanganaAt home alone: KanganaThe PlotPraful Patel (Kangana Ranaut), a young divorcee, lives with her parents in the suburbs of America. A free spirit, she seeks independence through acquiring her dream home – a home for which she has worked tirelessly. But a bachelorette with her cousin to the land of sin, Las Vegas, threatens to jeopardise her aspirations. A journey that oscillates between love, family, crime and money, Simran is a heart-warming tale of a girl a who will never give up.Love and laughter: Sohum Shah and KanganaK for ‘krazy’: Kangana ■…

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bareilly ki barfi

Romantic ride: Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti SanonRelease date:August 18, 2017Banner:Junglee Pictures and BR StudiosProducers:Vineet Jain and Renu Ravi ChopraDirector:Ashwiny Iyer TiwariMusic:Tanishk Baghchi, Tanishk & Vayu, Arko, Samira KoppikarCast:Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar RaoGone with the wind: Ayushmann, Rajkummar Rao and KritiThe PlotThe Mishra family resides in smalltown Bareilly. Their unconventional daughter, Bitti Mishra (Kriti Sanon), is a working girl, who has no qualms about smoking. She enjoys English movies and loves breakdance. Bitti’s free spiritedness makes it difficult for her to find a suitable groom. One day, she runs away from home. At the railway book stall, she stumbles upon a novel titled Bareilly Ki Barfi. The protagonist of the novel reads exactly like her. Bitti ventures in search of the author of the novel, Pritam Vidrohi (Rajkummar Rao),…

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