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Colour Yellow Productions, Eros International and Jar Pictures launch the trailer of Nil Battey Sannata!

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Colour Yellow Productions (Aanand L Rai), Eros International and Jar Pictures’ upcoming family entertainer Nil Battey Sannata featuring Swara Bhaskar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Ria Shukla and Pankaj Tripathi is a lighthearted and fun-filled entertainer. The trailer of Nil Battey Sannata was launched amidst a packed house by producer Aanand L Rai (Colour Yellow Productions), director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and the cast Swara Bhaskar and Ria Shukla (dressed in school uniforms), Pankaj Tripathi (dressed as a school headmaster). The gathered media had a fun-filled classroom session with head teacher Pankaj Tripathi and classmates Swara and Ria. Says producer Aanand L Rai, “During my growing up years, my father used to tell me – Always listen to your heart and not your mind. I associated with Nil Battey Sannata straight from my heart and I’m feeling very proud of the film.” Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says, "For a very long time in my advertising years i have been telling stories in 30 seconds. I…

Vishal Bhardwaj, Gulzar and Disney India unite to bring back memories of the Jungle Book India grew up on!

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How do you separate Mowgli and the stories of Jungle Book that we grew up watching every Sunday with the joyous track “Jungle jungle pata chalaa hai..”? You don’t! And that’s what Disney India is doing next. Bringing this memory back! In a very special collaboration with Vishal Bhardwaj and Gulzar, the studio is releasing a reversion of the original track composed by the duo 23 years ago! "Jungle jungle baat chali hai pata chala hai…’ was not only my first successful song but, more importantly, it was my first collaboration with Gulzar saab.  We were under a huge time constraint when we first made the song and didn't even have a moment to process what we were doing. We could never have imagined how popular it would be! After 23 years it's been an absolute delight to revisit the song. Gulzaar saabs lyrics are as stunning as ever. He is truly at his best when he writes for kids. One could say that Gulzar Saab is, in fact, the oldest kid in the film industry! He is not jaded …

TATA MOTORS Ti Racing March 20, Budh International Circuit , Greater Noida

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The Third Season of Tata Motors T1 Prima Truck racing championship is all set to kick start on tomorrow  Sunday, March 20, 2016 at India’s globally renowned F1 race track the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) at  Greater Noida. Main attraction of the vent will be Live performance by eminent Bollywood singer Sunidhi Chauhan and Rap Sensation Badshah during the event . In keeping with its commitment of making trucking aspirational for Indian drivers and bringing them to truck racing, the third season of T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship will feature an Indian truck driver race for the first time ,which is expected to be major  star attraction at the much awaited event. Selection and training  process is complete and 17 Indian potential drivers have been included for competing in the 2016 edition  Prime Truck racing championship. Out of 17 Indian drivers total of  12 will be shortlisted for the final race. Like in the earlier two seasons, the championship will continue to host experienced …

Suhaib Ilyasi demands security for Ustad Ghulam Ali against Shiv Sena threat in Delhi

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The makers of commercial feature film Ghar Wapsi after a brave but failed attempt to hold a music launch in Mumbai with legendary Pakistani music maestro Ghulam Ali Saab will now hold the music launch of the film in New Delhi on Monday, April 4, 2016 at the Royal Plaza Hotel at 3.30 pm. Also in attendance to lend support to Ghulam Alisaab and Ghar Wapsi will be legendary music maestro Pandit Jasraj, music sensation Daler Mehndi and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. Producer-Director Suhaib Ilyasi says that the inability of the Mumbai Police and the Maharashtra Government to give any assurance to the cancelled music launch of the film Ghar Wapsi in Mumbai, has prompted him to shift the location, in view of a threat from the right wing political party in Maharashtra - Shiv Sena. At a press conference held at the Press Club in New Delhi on Thursday, March 17, Ilyasi reiterated the fact that a legend like Ghulam Alisaab should not be dragged into controversies and should not be made a scapegoat to…

UNITED NATIONS NAMES “RED,” FROM THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE AS HONORARY AMBASSADOR FOR GREEN ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS

Red, the starring animated character voiced by US star Jason Sudeikis in the upcoming “The Angry Birds Movie,” was named Honorary Ambassador for Green on the International Day of Happiness today at the United Nations. The appointment of Red is part of the #AngryBirdsHappyPlanet campaign to help the world body promote the International Day of Happiness, which is observed on March 20 each year, and encourage people to take action against climate change and its impacts. The International Day of Happiness recognizes that Gross Domestic Product alone cannot measure the wealth and well-being of a country’s population and a more inclusive, equitable, balanced and sustainable approach to growth and development is key to being happy. After United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named Red as Honorary Ambassador for Green, the campaign was presented to hundreds of young people in the iconic General Assembly Hall of the United Nations. The presentation included the movie’s US stars Jason Sud…

Poster Unveield: A. R. Rahman's Film 99 Songs Hits The Right Notes

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After thrilling music lovers, across the globe with his melodious tunes, Academy Award-winning music composer A. R. Rahman is now ready to woo cinegoers with his upcoming film 99 Songs. The makers of the film have unveiled its first poster and like the title, the poster too is ethereal. It shows a huge piano hanging from the heavens as the male protagonist gracefully holds on to one of its legs with one hand, whilst holding his leading lady with the other. The actress looks delicate as she dangles from the hero's hand in a suspended dance pose. From her free hand she is seen throwing rose petals, which attain the shape of 99 as they rise up in the sky. The red rose petals not only give it a very romantic feel but also lend a magical touch to the alluring poster. The musical is being directed by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy, who has also  penned the screenplay. Rahman has not only composed the film's music but its story too is the music maestro's brainchild. Presented by A. R. R…

DISNEY INDIA ROPES IN POWERHOUSE ACTORS FOR THEIR MOST AWAITED FILM JUNGLE BOOK

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Never seen before!! Five Top Bollywood actors like Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Nana Patekar, Shefali Shah and Om Puri to lend their voice for a Hollywood dubbed version It’s not short of a casting coup to bring together some of the best and most talented Hindi film actors to a common place. Disney India has managed to rope in not one but five voices: Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Nana Patekar, Om Puri and Shefali Shah to lend their voice for the Hindi version of its most-anticipated live-action epic release, The Jungle Book. Priyanka Chopra has time and again proved that she is an actor to reckon with her powerful portrayals, most recent one being her stirring performance in Bajirao Mastani. The Indian actor, currently creating waves on foreign shores, will match her sexy voice to Scarlett Johannson’s sensual rendition for Kaa, the python. In the recent past Priyanka also lent her voice to the character Ishani in Disney’s Planes and potrayed Alex Parrish IN ABC’S hit show Quantico. Another In…