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Hansal Mehta’s ‘Aligarh’ Trailer Makes a Compelling, Sensitive Argument Against Social Discrimination

National award winning director Hansal Mehta has wooed international film lovers with his sensitive film ‘Aligarh’. At its trailer launch here in Mumbai, it’s focus on awakening awareness for an individual’s choice and right to privacy connected with the media & the audience.With the film’s cast & crew, lead actor Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao & writer-editor Apurva Asrani, attending the trailer launch, the impact of ‘Aligarh’ was there for all to see. Set in a small town in Uttar Pradesh from which the film takes its name, ‘Aligarh’ is the story of a professor, Dr. S R Siras (Manoj Bajpayee) fired from his position for his sexuality and a young journalist, Deepu Sebastian (Rajkummar Rao) who tells his story to the world. Based on true events, the film depicts the unlikely friendship between the two, a relationship that will change both of them forever.So far, ‘Aligarh’, within a relevant context of intolerance & compromise with an individual’s freedom of personal choi…

Sony Max Highlights and Listings 1st- 15th February

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Here’s who helped Nidhi Dutta lose 26 kgs!

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Nidhi Dutta, daughter of JP Dutta and Bindiya Goswami Dutta, will be making her big Bollywood debut this year with Jee Bhar Ke Jee Le, produced by JP Dutta under JP Gene banner and directed by Binoy Gandhi.The young debutant couldn’t stop praising celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala, who helped her tone down and look her glamorous best for her debut film. Not many know that Nidhi lost almost 26 kgs and the actress credits Yasmin who helped her achieve that.Since Nidhi’s debut film release has been postponed by few weeks, she is still training equally hard following a strict fitness regime as suggested by Yasmin. Nidhi doesn’t want to go out of shape and is getting toning sessions with Yasmin.

MAX 2 Highlights and Listings- 1st- 15th February, 2016

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Vivek Oberoi ​has adopted a village in Andhra Pradesh

​​Vivek Oberoi, to commemorate former minister Paritala Ravindra’s death anniversary , ​​ has adopted a village in Andhra Pradesh. (Muthavakuntlapalli of Kanaganipalli)Vivek who shares a close relationship with Paritala’s family and has also played Partila Ravindra role in 2010 movie Rakht charitra described late Ravindra as a real hero who fought for the common people, pledges to also  bring e-education to the ZP High School located in the village.Vivek has also installed a purified water from his own personal funds at Tallimadugu village located in the same gram panchayat. He also plans the construction of cc roads, drinking water facility, drainages and independent lavatories .Vivek not only plans to visit the village often but also hold gram sabha meetings and make the village a model village in India .Vivek quote :I have always wanted to look after a village and make it a model village to change the way people view traditional village scenarios...there is so much development in …

Eros International announces its highly-anticipated film slate for 2016

Presents a strong pipeline of over 65 releases across Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and PunjabiEros International Media Ltd (Eros International), a leading global film company in the Indian film entertainment industry has announced its grand line up for 2016. The company will release an unparalleled 65 plus films across multiple languages again this year, making it the biggest slate by any Indian studio. *A list of key films with tentative release dates is attached with this release. Following 2015’s critically acclaimed and commercial successes like NH10, Badlapur,Tanu Weds Manu Returns and the top grosser of the year, Bajrangi Bhaijaan along with Telugu and Bengali super hits Srimanthudu and Bela Seshe respectively,Eros is all set to announce another impressive pipeline of releases. The company ended a highly successful year with the maximum hits by a studio with the release of one of its most ambitious projects, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani that opene…