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Akshay’s ‘Gold’ is based on true events, not a biopic: Producer

Mumbai: Producer Ritesh Sidhwani says, contrary to reports, the Akshay Kumar-starrer “Gold” is not a biopic on former hockey player Balbir Singh Sr. It was being reported that the film is based on the life of hockey player Balbir Singh – played by Akshay – who was a part of the team that won the first […]

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I was confident about ‘Vikram Vedha’ success: Madhavan

Chennai: Actor R Madhvan says he had absolute confidence that the audience will embrace “Vikram Vedha”, which has become a blockbuster at the box office. “Initially, we had apprehensions about how the film would be received by B and C centre audiences. I told my producer Sashi to be confident and release it big in rural […]

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Bachchan, Mohanlal approached for two versions of ‘Gumnaam’

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and southern superstar Mohanlal have been approached to feature in two different versions of suspense thriller film, “Gumnaam”. Producer Jayantilal Gada confirmed, while Bachchan is being sought to star in the Hindi part, Mohanlal is in talks to feature in the south version. “We have approached them but they are yet to […]

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Actors have fallen in love on my film sets: Karan Johar

Mumbai: Karan Johar said when it comes to his films, romance is not limited to the characters he etches for the celluloid but the director said actors have often fallen for each other on the sets of his movies. The 45-year-old filmmaker said he can easily recall actors on his sets falling in love “more […]

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Success gives confidence to take risks: Varun Dhawan

Mumbai: Varun Dhawan says the critical and commercial success of his films gave him the confidence to take risks. The actor, who has now teamed up with director Shoojit Sircar for his upcoming film “October”, says he does not discriminate between genres.  “Success gives you more confidence, only if something works then people want you […]

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Truce in offing, ‘Mersal’ producer says ready for cuts

Chennai: Facing flak from the Tamil Nadu BJP over dialogues allegedly flaying the GST in “Mersal”, the film production house today said that if needed, it would delete scenes that have caused “misunderstanding”, even as the Congress slammed the saffron party for demanding cuts. The producers also said that the BJP’s opposition to some dialogues […]