IFFI to honour Amitabh Bachchan with personality of the year award
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has made an immense contribution to Hindi cinema and remains one of the most iconic stars, the country has ever produced. As a mark of honour, the International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) will present him with an award. Big B will be honoured with ‘personality of the year’ award at IFFI, as per I&B Ministry sources. The megastar is a face of many campaigns such as the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan and several other social drives which helps in creating awareness among people. This festival will be inaugurated by Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Shahid Kapoor are also guest of honour at the event. Shah Rukh Khan to inaugurate IFFI; Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor to be present. Over 200 films would be screened during the festival which would be held from November 20- 28.
Secret Superstar actor Zaira Wasim receives exceptional achievement award from President
Secret Superstar and Dangal actor Zaira Wasim was in New Delhi on Tuesday to receive the 2017 National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement. President Ram Nath Kovind presented the actor with the award for her service in the field of performing arts and a picture and video from the ceremony was shared on the President’s official Instagram page.The award was presented on the occasion of Children’s Day, and the post read, “At such a tender age, she (Zaira) has featured in various films drawing attention to burning issues such as child marriage, sexual abuse and above all gender parity. Through her art, Zaira has propagated the message of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao very strongly . She has been successful in conveying a powerful message of transcending social barriers and achieving one’s dreams and thereby has served as a source of inspiration for many young girls, who are aspiring to make their mark in the world.”
Anil Kapoor and Madhuri teamed again
Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit Nene come together in Indra Kumar;s Total Dhamaal after 17 years. The movie is slated to go on floors in December.Last time they were seen together in Boney
Kapoor’s Film Pukar. Their onscreen chemistry has been wonderful and they have delivered together hit films like Beta, Tezaab, Ram Lakhan, Parinda, Kishan Kanhaiya, Lajja and many more. Let us wait and watch them in their new Avatar. 5.After Saina Nehwal, biopic on Pullela Gopichand confirmed on his birthday.
Super 30′ to go into production from December
‘Super 30’, a film on Anand Kumar – a mathematics genius from a modest family in Bihar – will go into production from December, to release in time on November 23 next year.
Directed by Vikas Bahl, ‘Super 30’ will star Hrithik Roshan in the lead role. Shibasish Sarkar said in a statement, “‘Super 30’ is a great human story about struggle and inspiration that we want to portray on the big screen. The film will go in production from December and we are sure the audience will appreciate this incredible film when it releases next year.Anand Kumar is known for his ‘Super 30’ programme to help students crack IIT entrance tests. He is confident that it will be a ‘heartfelt film’ and he has ‘full faith’ in Hrithik’s capabilities.
Ajay Devgn parts ways with ‘Rustom’ director Tinu Suresh Desai?
Tinu Suresh Desai of ‘Rustom’ fame was reportedly going to direct Ajay Devgn’s upcoming biopic on Jaswant Singh Gill, the hero of the 1989 Raniganj coalfield rescue operation. However, according to latest reports, Tinu and Ajay have apparently parted ways.Ajay, who is running high on the success of his recently released film ‘Golmaal Again’, had few meetings with Tinu with regard to the film. But if reports are to be believed, the two were unable to agree on certain key points in the script. Owing to which Ajay would be reportedly going ahead with the project with another new director.
Tiger Shroff briefs his schedule!The rumours of Karan Johar’s Student of the Year 2 getting shelved because no actress is ready to sign for the film have been making quite a few round recently. Finally spilling the beans on the matter, Tiger Shroff confirmed that the film is on track and will be going on the floor next year. “Early next year, I start Student of the Year 2. That’s the only film I’ve confirmed my dates for as of now. The rest will depend on how long this shoot takes. The Rambo shoot is scheduled to kick off towards the end of the year.