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UK's No.1 Desi singing sensation Jaz Dhami shoots for Beparwaiyan PICS & DETAILS

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Beparwaiyan video shoot took place in Patiala at the studios of music video director Robby Singh - he’s the guy who’s made several big music videos including 'Dope Shope’ by Yo Yo Honey Singh and Miss Pooja’s ‘Painkiller’.A specially erected set was made for this video Beparwaiyan, here’s a few shots from the video, we’re hoping to tug at the heart strings with this one.Beparwaiyan is in collaboration with Dr.Zeus. The video is expected to be out in mid-march.

Sony Max Highlights and Listings 1st -16th March

SUN1-Mar-1508:00:00PMHEROPANTITiger Shroff, Kriti SanonMON2-Mar-1509:00:00PMGUNDAYRanveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan KhanTUE3-Mar-1509:00:00PMMAGADHEERA (DUB)Kajal Agarwal, Ram Charan TejaWED4-Mar-1509:00:00PMEK THA TIGERSalman Khan, Katrina  KaifTHU5-Mar-1509:00:00PMKILL DILRanveer Singh, Ali Zafar, Parineeti Chopra, GovindaFRI6-Mar-1509:00:00PMMARDAANIRani  Mukherjee

Eros International launches Motion Pictures Production Company

Appoints Ajit Thakur as CEO to lead company’s focused production initiativesEros International has announced the appointment of Ajit Thakur as CEO to spearhead the company’s motion pictures production division, Trinity Pictures. Ajit has joined the leadership team at Eros and will lead Trinity Pictures’ endeavor to invest in developing intellectual property in-house.Speaking on the development, Jyoti Deshpande, Group CEO, Eros International said, “We are excited about taking a big creative initiative with Trinity and warmly welcome Ajit to join the Eros family to drive this initiative with his wealth of experience and successful track record. While our acquisition and co-production model is all about scale, portfolio and market share, the Trinity label will be all about quality, success rate and building franchises with lasting value which perfectly complements our overall content strategy. We are fortunate to have David Maisel, the founder of Marvel Studios on the board of Eros Inter…

CID Team to encounter a Ghostly Intruder

This week , CID team is about to encounter a very twisted case of a strange woman who suffers from sleep walking. The story starts when this strange woman enters a house and is about to attack a small child when his parents- Anand and Krutika manage to stop her and in the ensuing struggle, the girl is pushed out of the window from a height of 30 feet. But to the shock of the family, she does not land on the ground below the window but instead disappear into thin air. The family decides to leave the house, but as they are driving down the deserted road they are once again attacked by the ghostly stranger and their car hits a tree. The next morning the small child, Sunny is found wandering in the jungle asking people to save his parents. The CID team gets on the case to help the small child find his parents. The team manages to trace the stranger but at the same time are taken aback to find that the woman, Shruti suffers from sleep walking and doesn’t recall any of the events of that n…

Swara Impressed with Tamil Film Industry

Swara Bhaskar has been admiring the Tamil film industry for a while now. She has acted with R. Madhavan and Dhanush in her films Tanu Weds Manu and Raanjhanaa and found them to be good people apart from being great actors. But a stint in the experimental film X brought her closer to the Tamil industry and the the working of its technical crew.
X is a film that looks at a filmmaker's fractured journey through life, presented through fragments of his past. The narrative unfolds in the course of a night when he meets a mysterious girl who triggers off memories of all the women who shaped his life.
Since no two women are alike, each woman has been treated by a different filmmaker. Eleven filmmakers with disparate styles worked on this bridge between different kinds of Indian cinema. And after all the chapters of his life were shot, the episodes were broken down again into further pieces and put together like a jigsaw puzzle by ace editors Sreekar Prasad and Vijay Prabakaran.Swara sta…

Tigmanshu Dhulia to be honoured at International Film Festival of Prayag

Acclaimed filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia will be honoured at the much awaited First Edition of International Film Festival of Prayag (IFFP) to be held in Allahabad from 26th to 28th February 2015. Tigmanshu Dhulia is well known for his movies like Haasil,  Charas, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster and Bullet Raja. National Award wining Movie  Paan Singh Tomar director has his roots in Allahabad as he was born there. Director Tigmanshu Dhulia will also share tips on movies and direction with budding filmmakers during the three day film festival. Hasan Haider, Founder of the festival and owner of media production house, Z&Z Media Pvt. Ltd was quoted, “Tigmanshu Dhulia is a renowned filmmaker and the best part is that most of his movies have been based in Uttar Pradesh. It’s a proud moment for us to honour Tigmanshu ji for his contribution towards Hindi Cinema.”About IFFP
With the support of cine lovers, Allahabad is all set to hold the 1st International Film Festival of Prayag, 2015! The festival …

Ronit, Mona, Pratyusha, Aashka and Aishwarya dance on Deewangi from Om Shanti Om

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Sony Entertainment Television’s Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar is gearing up for the biggest wedding ever seen on Indian television. From haldi and mehendi to sangeet and pheras, all the rituals are touted to be a grand affair. Bringing an extra dose of entertainment and glamour to the sangeet sequence were four renowned television actresses– the talented and beautiful Mona Singh, Aishwarya Sakhuja, Pratyusha Banerjee and Aashka Goradia! In this star studded affair, the actors shook a leg to the popular song Deewangi from Shahrukh Khan’s hit flick Om Shanti Om. While Pratyusha and Aashka are part of the Sony family portraying the role of Saagarika and Bhatiyani, Mona and Aishwarya have enjoyed a long standing association with the channel. All the four actresses gave their on screen characters a miss and performed like the stars they are. Making it one glittering evening, these actresses danced with Ronit dressed in beautiful black and red attires. The sequence which was shot on Valentine’s D…

LAUNCH OF CHAANDA PRODUCTIONS AND ITS FILM “PRAPANCH” & A SONG ALBUM DEDICATED TO THE INDIAN CRICKET TEAM FOR WORLD CUP 2015

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CHHANDA Productions promoted by Partha Banerjee launched amidst a fun filled evening kicked off with saraswati vanadana and was attended by dignitaries from Film Industry. Unveiling the Production house logo, they announced the launch of its First Bollywood Film Titled “PRAPANCH”. The movie is backed by experienced and credible names from Bollywood and is slated to go on floor soon. Noted Lyricist and screenplay writer, Mehboob Kotwal, who has worked with talent powerhouse AR Rahman on several projects as Bombay, Album Maa Tujhe Salaam, Yuva, aparichit etc is doing the screenplay, dialogue and lyrics for Prapanch. Script is by Partha Banerjee.
CHHANDA PRODUCTION also launched its first Music Album “A Tribute to the Brave Hearts” dedicated to Indian Cricket Team, which is set to defend their WORLD CUP TITLE shortly. The songs sung be the debutant singer and music composer Shivamit who will also be doing a song for the movie PRAPANCH. The 23 year old Shivamit trained under the composer …

EDM Sensations Lost Stories, and Miss Tara to travel to Nagpur for Universal Music’s brand new property TROT

Universal Music, India’s leading music label are proud to introduce Nagpur to their `pop-up nightclub’ property TROT - designed to travel across India bringing in quality Electronic Dance Music experiences to fans.TROT promises to design & deliver great musical journeys for all fans in lieu of seeding the next-gen culture in the space which Universal has termed TOURTRONIC. The property presents the newest on the EDM scene coupled with a great ambience and high-end technology, cutting-edge sound, deep visual mapping and program great journeys through the most sought after talent. With the promise of a trend-setting nightlife experience, and the sheer intensity of talent, this property promises to become the most aspired closed-door experience to hit India in 2015.Speaking about the property, Devraj Sanyal, Managing Director, Universal Music Group& EMI South Asia said, “We wanted to take TROT to those destinations that are not always on the map as venues for live events and conc…

Dolly Ki Doli faring well in Pakistan !

Kinesis Films & Arbaaz Khan Productions’ Dolly Ki Doli starring Sonam Kapoor,Pulkit Samrat, Rajkummar Raoand Varun Sharma proved to be a wholesome family entertainer that not only did encouraging business on home turf but also overseas.While the film did great business in UAE centers, it also continues to do well in Pakistan.
The much-awaited 'Dolly Ki Doli' made its way to the big screens in Pakistan, earning Rs 5 million on the opening day.The hilarious comedy, was screened at 35 cinemas , on 65 plus screens (68-70 screens approximately in total including e-print and DCP) in cinemas nationwide.The film has been a success also because it comes on the heels of Sonam’s last feel-good film Khoobsurat which also went on to do great business in Pakistan.
The success of the film in Pakistan could owe to its popularity in the country, the wholesome family entertainment quotient, the song "Mere Naina Kafir Ho Gaye" by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan- a hightlight in the film. Malaik…

Ssharad and Rushiraj’s love for horse riding!

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Animal love on the popular historical show Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap on Sony Entertainment Television, has been much talked about. The actors are very much in love with the beautiful horses on the set which are a part of the show too. The white beauty – Chetak has been a stress buster for Maharana Pratap namely the talentedactor Ssharad Malhotra on the set. As soon as he gets some free time from the shoot, Ssharad along with Rushiraj Pawar who essays the role of Patta in the show, go for horse riding. A source from the production house shares, “When Ssharad and Rushiraj gets time from the shoot schedule, they usually go for a horse ride as they really like it. Mostly they go for horse riding in evening where Ssharad along with Chetak and Rishiraj along with his horse take up a race on who will win.” Well the picture truely proves their love for horse riding!

Popular TV celebs to perform on Om Shanti Om medley for Itna Karo… sangeet

Sony Entertainment Television’s Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar is gearing up for the biggest wedding ever seen on Indian television. From haldi and mehendi to sangeet and pheras, all the rituals are touted to be a grand affair. Bringing an extra dose of entertainment and glamour to the sangeet sequence were four renowned television actresses– the talented and beautiful Mona Singh, Aishwarya Sakhuja, Pratyusha Banerjee and Aashka Goradia! In this star studded affair, the actors will shake a leg to a medley of songs recreating the popular Om Shanti Om dance sequence. While Pratyusha and Aashka are part of the Sony family portraying the role of Saagarika and Bhatiyani, Mona and Aishwarya have enjoyed a long standing association with the channel. All the four actresses gave their on screen characters a miss and performed like the stars they are. Making it one glittering evening, these actresses danced with the Patel, Khanna and Shah family. The sangeet sequence also saw the sizzling jodi of Roni…

SPECTRE THE 24TH JAMES BOND ADVENTURE

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WATCH FIRST FOOTAGE FROM THE SET OF SPECTRE ON www.007.COMFIRST LOOK IMAGE OF DANIEL CRAIG IN SPECTRE ATTACHEDWatch the first exciting footage of SPECTRE from Austria on www.007.com.   Featuring behind the scenes action with Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Dave Bautista and Director Sam Mendes.Associate Producer, Gregg Wilson says “We have to deliver an amazing sequence and this is going to be one of the major action sequences of the movie, a jewel in the crown so to speak. It’s going to be spectacular and Austria seemed to offer everything that we needed to pull it off.”Production Designer Dennis Gassner adds, “The thing that Sam and I talked about was how we are going to top SKYFALL, it’s going to be SPECTRE and so far it’s a great start. I think that we are going to continue the history of the Bond films, making things that are exciting for the audience to look at and what could be more exciting than to be on top of the world.”SYNOPSIS:A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a t…

RICKI AND THE FLASH

Language:           English  Release date:    11-Sep-15            Genre:                  Comedy / Drama / Musical          Director:              Jonathan Demme            Cast:                      Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Audra McDonald, Sebastian Stan and Rick Springfield         Three-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy Ricki and the Flash.  In a film loaded with music and live performance, Streep stars as Ricki, a guitar heroine who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, but is now returning home to make things right with her family.  Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer, who plays her fictional daughter; Rick Springfield, who takes on the role of a Flash member in love with Ricki; and Kevin Kline, who portrays Ricki…

STAR MOVIES : A FEVER THAT NEEDS NO CURE ; OSCAR FEVER GRIPS STAR MOVIES

The glitz and glamour of a star-studded event starts much before the doors to the magical night open. It starts at the beautiful red coloured path laid out before the celebrities as they enter the gala event. Star Movies considers its viewers as the celebrities with the right to their own red carpet introduction to Hollywood’s biggest stage – The Oscars on 23rd Feb 5:30 am. With the biggest night of Hollywood just around the corner, it’s no wonder that the official Home of Oscars in India – Star Movies has created a unique experience for its viewers. The run-up to the Oscars will have Star Movies showcase the most celebrated movies at the awards – The Oscar Fever. Get ready to feel the essence of beautiful cinema that has been graced by Oscar awards and nominations Monday to Friday 7pm starting 9th February.This elite lineup includes the mighty Gladiator, the magical Frozen and the eccentricities of Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. St…

Ranbir Kapoor: It takes a lot of courage to make a film like ROY!!

Ranbir Kapoor joined team ROY in the capital city along with  Arjun Rampal, Jacqueline Fernandez, Producer Bhushan Kumar & Director Vimrajit Singh!! Ranbir took out time from his tight schedule to make way for one of the most anticipated films ROY which is all set to hit the screens this February Speaking about the film Ranbir said. " There is a different approach to this film, I think it s take a lot of courage to produce such a film, Kudos to producer Bhushanji as a producer which is not a typical  hindi format, its not a typical  love story, romance is there but  its not a typical boy girl romance in Bollywood, so I think its breaking form and content is something which is very risky, at the same time something very brave to do ( by Director Vikramjit) I am very excited as this is my first release after Besharam!! Well! get set as ROY is all set to hit the screens on 13th Feb with a stellar cast & performances by Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal & Jacqueline Fernandez!…

FOX leads Oscar Nominations 2015 and is re-releasing The Grand Budapest Hotel and Gone Girl in Indian theaters!

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After 20th Century Fox won the triple crown of box office, as market share leader for 2014 in India (Hollywood) , International and Global box office, breaking industry records for a calendar year in both the International ($3.73Billion) and Global box office categories ($5.52Billion), the studio has score the maximum Oscar nomations for 2015!!There the two top-nominated films: “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” boast of 9 nominations each along with two more nominations for “Wild,” and miscellaneous nominations for X Men Days Of Future Past and Dawn Of Planet Of The Apes (Best Visual Effects), How To Train Your Dragon 2 (Best Animated Feature), Gone Girl (Actress In A Leading role)What's more , for all the Indian movie fans out there, the studio is re-releasing The Grand Budapest Hotel and Gone Girl in theatres from next week!!List Of NominationsBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)Best Sound Editing ; Best Sound Mixing ; Best actor in a supporting role ; Best ac…

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP'S SAM SMITH BAGS FOUR AWARDS AT THE JUST CONCLUDED 57TH GRAMMY AWARDS CEREMONY IN LA

Win includes the prestigious `Record of the Year’, `Song Of The Year’ and `Best New Artist’ Awards!It's been a big year for Universal Music Group’s artist Sam Smith with the young Brit taking home some of the biggest laurels the Grammy’s have to offer. The British Singer won two of the top Grammy awards `Record Of The Year’ and `Song Of The Year’for his heartbreak single “Stay with Me (Dark child Version),”and was also anointed the`Best New Artist’. His debut album “In The Lonely Hour” won `Best Pop Vocal Album’.Just over two years ago, Sam Smith captured hearts throughout the world when he released a stripped-back, acoustic video of “Lay Me Down”. Two years later and Sam Smith is still the name on everyone’s lips as last year saw Sam sell over five million copies worldwide of ‘In The Lonely Hour’ making him one of the fastest-selling British debut artists of all time. 2014 saw Sam go from newcomer to international superstar having now collected an impressive array of prestigious …

Sandesh Shandilya Gets a Standing Ovation for his First Symphony performance in Colonge, Germany.

Sandesh Shandilya Performed his First Symphony Composition “SEARCH FOR BUDDHA”. The World Premier was held on February 6th 2015 at the Funkhaus Wallrafplatz, WDR Cologne, Germany, with the WDR Funkhausorchester and the WDR Rundfunkchor, Conducted by Wayne Marshall. He also performed on 7th February 2015 at Bielefeld, Oetkerhalle. The composition "Search For Buddha" was comissioned by the WDR Cologne.Sandesh reveals, “It’s a dream for a composer. My symphony, called the Search For Buddha, is based on world peace. I have worked out Hundred hours of music so far for the symphony, I had to connected with the western music.
 This began while I was learning the Vipassana course there, three years ago. After a bout of self-discovery, I decided to explore Buddha and his inner journey. Fear, anger and greed need to be controlled. Peace within helps you spread it through your music.”
 “I met Markus Stockhaousen — a famous jazz-trumpet player — with my compositions, who then referred me …

MADONNA’S “LIVING FOR LOVE” MUSIC VIDEO AVAILABLE ON VEVO

NEW REBEL HEART ALBUM AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER NOW THREE ADDITIONAL SONGS TO BE RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 9THMadonna released the music video for “Living For Love” today on Vevo, 24 hours after its groundbreaking premiere on the Snap Channel on Snapchat Discover.   The Material Girl was the first superstar artist to premiere a video through the photo sharing app and the first to premiere one on the Snap Channel. The music video instantly became the #1 Trending Topic on Facebook, and Forbes declared: “Even after all these years, Madonna is still finding ways to innovate and present her art to the masses.” The “Living For Love” music video was directed by J.A.C.K. - JulienChoquart and Camille Hirigoyen.  It was edited by Danny B. Tull, styled by B. Akerlund and choreographed by Megan Lawson.   Watch the video on Vevo.  “Living For Love” is the first single from Madonna’s 13th studio album, Rebel Heart, which will be released by Interscope Records on March 10th and is available for preorder on

Arjun Rampal & Ranbir Kapoor's fishy story in langkawi on the sets of ROY

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T-Series upcoming film ROY is surely one of the most anticipated films of 2015. The film has great music to boast off, some stellar casting- Arjun Rampal, Jacqueline Fernandez & Ranbir Kapoor to be seen together in one frame. We hear Arjun Rampal & Ranbir Kapoor bonded well on the sets of Roy, its fun to see two great actors on the sets enjoying and talking about everything under the sun. A source close to the production team confirmed and said, "Arjun treats Ranbir as his younger brother and during the shoot in langkawi both these men wanted to go off for sailing, and their favourite pass time was fishing, while not shooting. As soon as they used to hear pack up , they would instruct the sailor to hop on and take them into the deep sea for fishing and bonded quite well! Well! what do we say boys will be boys, wonder how many fish they actually got to catch ROY Produced by Divya Khosla Kumar, Bhushan Kumar & Krishan Kumar, directed by Vikramjit Singh is scheduled to …

Eros International, Phantom Films & Clean Slate Films launch the trailer of NH10 !

New age, gritty and power-packed ,Eros International , Phantom Films and Clean Slate Films' NH10 is a stereotype-breaking entertainer. The trailer is every bit a glimpse into the edge-of-the-seat and action-packed thriller starring Anushka Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam and Darshan Kumar in lead roles.
The trailer of NH10 was launched amidst a packed house by actor-producer Anushka Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam, director Navdeep Singh ,producers Sunil Lulla & Krishika Lulla of Eros International and producers Vikramaditya Motwane and Vikas Bahl, Phantom Films.
Talking about the film says director Navdeep Singh , " NH10 is the story of a young upper middle class couple  driving to a well-earned weekend getaway not realizing what’s in store ahead! It is something that hasn't been attempted before and will stay with you much after the film".
Says Anushka Sharma, “NH10 has been the most exciting journey for me . Taking on a new role as a producer with this film has taught…

Kangana Ranaut's personal water war !

The actress goes the Matt Damon way Kangana Ranaut who has consistently wowed audiences and the critics alike with her performances will have many impressed with her new initiative.  The actress who has always taken a strong stand on things she believes in ,has decided to bring focus on the "save water" cause that India has faced for several years and wants to begin by setting a personal example.  Kangana who recently shifted into a new apartment in the suburbs ,will be converting her private pool into a garden area and plans to personally tend to the gardening - Kangana feels strongly about saving water given that on premises access to clean water is something only one in four people have in India, according to UNICEF.  The actress believes that the any kind of change starts from home and hopes to set an example. On international turf, Hollywood star Matt Damon too has strongly backed the cause and founded Water.org in 2009 that looks to provide clean water to developing co…