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Filmfare June 27, 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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letter from the editor

Mama MiaSridevi Kapoor is Bollywood royalty both in terms of stardom and acting. Even in her most commercial ventures, she hardly put a wrong foot, sweating over details like a true professional, making sure to put more than what was expected of her. She continues to inspire actors even now. Vidya Balan reportedly said that no one can do comedy better than Sri. Another actor of calibre, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who coincidentally is working with her in Mom, also reportedly said he was an admirer of Sri since his student days at the NSD and learnt much from watching her films.Sridevi faced the camera from an early age, playing Lord Murugan in many films. She successfully graduated to doing lead roles as an adult, fetching rave reviews essaying complex characters in…

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AJAY DEVGN TO PRODUCE A BIOPIC ON BABA RAMDEV?Ajay Devgn, we hear, is planning to produce a biopic on yoga guru Baba Ramdev. In fact, actor Vikrant Massey of Dil Dhadakne Do fame was being considered to reprise the role of the yoga guru on reel. Apparently, the young lad was to learn the techniques of yoga and absorb the nuances of Baba Ramdev’s personality. But last heard, he has opted out of the project. The search for a new actor is on. Watch this space for more.SLB TO MAKE MELUHAApparently, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has bought the rights to make a film on Amish Tripathi’s best-selling novel, The Immortals of Meluha – a retelling of the legend of Lord Shiva. Earlier Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions was supposed to make a…

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born to shine

RHEA SUKHEJA X FACTOR: TALENT TROVELife changed forever for Rhea Sukheja when her mother sent her pictures for a beauty pageant. Born in Kolkata, raised in Hyderabad and having completed her education in Pune, Rhea was planning to become a management professional but mommy’s silver dreams ushered her into glambiz. The pageant led her to walk the ramp alongside supermodels. Soon the camera came calling when a casting director asked her to shoot an episode for a TV show. “That’s when I realised, I wanted to act!” she beams. Dancing is yet another form of sublimation for the young artiste. Other than that she’s an outdoor kinda girl - trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, swimming, basketball, football and volleyball... Phew, she’s a girl on the go!…

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Release date:July 7, 2017Banner:Zee StudiosProducers:Zee Studios, Sunil Manchanda, Naresh Agarwal, Mukesh Talreja,Gautam Jain, Boney KapoorDirector:Ravi UdyawarMusic:AR RahmanCast:Sridevi Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Sajal Ali, Abhimanyu Singh, Adnan Siddiqui, Pitobash Tripathy and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a special appearanceThe PlotDevki (Sridevi Kapoor) is a loving wife and a mother of two beautiful daughters. Yet, her relationship with daughter Arya (Sajal Ali) is strained. For some reason Arya cannot accept Devki and her love wholeheartedly. Devki patiently waits for Arya’s acceptance some day.An unfortunate incident further distances Arya and Devki to a point of no return. In such a situation, as a mother she has to make a choice not between ‘what is wrong or right’ but between ‘what is wrong’ and ‘very wrong’. Will Devki fight for her daughter’s love knowing the consequences she…

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the big leap

(PHOTOGRAPH: YOGEN SHAH)Maneesh Sharma (producer of Meri Pyaari Bindu) understands that a film should have the director’s voice. He allowed me to express myself. Yet, I knew that if I got stuck, he’d be available even at 3 am. Yash Raj is a fantastic place to work. They ease things for youFor Akshay Roy, it’s been an organic growth. From being an assistant director to making award winning documentaries, he’s finally got the big break. Falling in love is easy; but moving on excruciating and Akshay’s directorial debut, Meri Pyaari Bindu, searched the way out. The film featured Ayushmann Khurrana and Parineeti Chopra. The Yash Raj Films’ and Maneesh Sharma production was set in Kolkata.Given that his surname is Roy, one would assume that Akshay is a Bengali. He chuckles…

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gypsy tales

Pallavi ShardaI SPENT SOME OF THE BEST TIME OF MY LIFE IN PARIS, EXPLORING THE SMALL STREETS OF THE MARAIS AND THE 19TH CENTURY ARCHITECTUREWhich trip has been your most memorable so far?My most memorable trip would be my first trip to Greece, while I was still at the University. The Greek friends I had made while studying in Lyon, France, were so hospitable. We started from Thessaloniki and drove to Athens. Greek culture has similarities with Indian culture. The people there love food and enjoy letting their hair down. From Athens, I went to a small island called Spetses.The top three places on your travel wish-list.South America is next on my to-do list. I want to go on a dance pilgrimage with South American dance traditions like Reggaeton, samba…