Movies, TV & Music

Filmfare April 2019

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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12 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
golden couple

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan can be called today’s golden stars for sure. Ever since their debut together in Student Of The Year (2012) the duo has gone on to give a series of hits and have seemingly never taken a wrong step. Varun is fast becoming the poster boy not only for masala movies but for experimental ones as well. After his much-hyped debut, he appeared in Main Tera Hero (2014), a massy comedy directed by father, David Dhawan. In an earlier era, the role would have gone to Govinda. Varun brought a fresh burst of energy to the template and wowed the audience with his solo act. People expected him to follow a predictable route but he stunned everyone with his performance in the gritty crime drama, Badlapur…

8 min.
rumours & more

AAMIR KHAN TO STAR IN FORREST GUMP ADAPTATION On his 54th birthday, Aamir Khan had a surprise gift for his fans. He announced his next project, the official adaptation of Tom Hanks’ Oscar-winning classic Forrest Gump (1994). Titled Lal Singh Chaddha, Aamir will co-produce the Hindi version with Viacom18 Motion Pictures. The script has been written by Atul Kulkarni. The film will be directed by Advait Chandan. For his titular role, Aamir will be losing 20 kilos as he’s required to look lean. He will be sporting a turban in part of the film. The actor was quoted saying, “It’s a life affirming story. It’s a feel good film.” While the shoot will start from October, the film is expected to release in 2020. Forrest Gump, directed by Robert Zemeckis, followed…

1 min.

Release Date: April 5, 2019 Banner: Junglee Pictures Director: Chuck Russell Producer: Vineet Jain Music: Sameer Uddin Cast: Vidyut Jammwal, Pooja Sawant and Asha Bhat The Plot A family-adventure, Junglee revolves around Vidyut Jammwal’s character Ashwath, a vet. On his homecoming to his father’s elephant reserve, he encounters an international poaching racket. Directed by American filmmaker, Chuck Russell (of The Scorpion King fame), the actioner has Vidyut flaunting his Kalaripayattu skills. The highlight of the film is also the sensitive bond he develops with the pachyderms.…

1 min.
your highness!

WHERE: AT AKASH AMBANI AND SHLOKA MEHTA’S WEDDING THE X FACTOR: IN MANISH MALHOTRA AND FALGUNI AND SHANE PEACOCK They are Bollywood royalty. And at the hi-profile Ambani wedding, the couple stole the show yet again. Their sartorial credentials soared high. Complementing each other, Gauri wore a Falguni and Shane clay grey saree with feather motifs while Shah Rukh opted for an all-white sher wani with self-embroidery. Gauri kept the jewellery simple whereas King Khan celebrated his majestic persona with an ornate pearl neckpiece.…

1 min.
unequal advantage

Gone are the days when beauty lay in symmetry. It’s the era of the asymmetrical, the unequal, the uneven. Making its way into couture with stunning creations, irregular hems have become a regular way to make your outfit eye-catching. From international red carpets to comfy airport looks, this quirky trend is here to stay. “The key to personal style is understanding your individual beauty enough to know which looks will work for you and which probably won't. " - Stacy London UP & UP…

1 min.
woman on top

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s sense of style has rewritten the glamour game. Her choice of attire, her experiments with make-up and her hairdos… well, they could be the stuff of fashion syllabus. Her flair for standing out in the crowd and owning the red carpet or the runway, has made her the ultimate boss lady. Venturing into quirky pantsuits and modish sarees, she gave power dressing a new jargon. Feminine yet fierce, delicate yet dishy, Sonam is a style dossier by herself. “In my personal life, I’ve always been bold, from the clothes I wear to how I talk. For me, boldness does not necessarily mean stripping. People have a wrong notion about boldness. For me, bold is being different.” Sonam Kapoor…