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Meena Kumari retro and rare memorabilia on display at Osianama At Liberty

Actress-poetess Meena Kumari aka Mahjabeen Bano, starred in over 90 classic, cult films in the 30 years from her childhood to her death. Now, the Tragedy Queen of Indian cinema is back on the silver screen. Osianama as part of its ongoing Womanhood festival  brings to the Indian audiences, rare original publicity material and priceless memorabilia from Meena Kumari’s films and a retro of her best films, Pakeezah, Parineeta and Daayra,  straight out of Osian's Archive & Library Collection on February 25 at Osianama At Liberty.Besides the film, Osianama at Liberty will display the Pakeezah and Daera paintings, Kohinoor and Benazir Portraits, besides the Poster of Meena Kumari ki Amar Kahani,  Behana, Phool Aur Pathar and the images of Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam among others, an opportunity that is unmisseble."The memories of Meena Kumari reflect a deeply complex and contradictory soul which reaches out to the world to be understood and loved anew; a true creative spirit and indi…

THREE-DAY INGMAR BERGMAN RETRO AT OSIANAMA WOMANHOOD FEST

Osianama pays tribute to Ingmar Bergman, one of the greatest directors ever, with a major Retrospective. Auteur of over 60 films and 170 plays, Bergman, is best known for films such as The Seventh Seal (1957), Wild Strawberries (1957), Persona (1966), Cries and Whispers (1972), Face to Face (1976), Autumn Sonata (1978) and Fanny and Alexander (1982). His cinema often dealt with death, illness, faith, betrayal, bleakness and insanity. Bergman, one of the greatest film directors ever, has an unmatched body of cinematic & theatrical creativity, sensitive to most of the profound ideas concerning human existence, where the role of his women characters are bold, authentic and imbibed with a  strength which only a fully lived life can express. “It is not only the sexual confidence, or emotional rawness of his feminine characters which created the unique cinematic experience, but his virtual full control over his art, with collaborations with master cinematographer Nykvist, eminent theat…

Sony Max Highlights and Listings 16th- 29th February

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Sony TV’s Akbar aka Vishal Jethwa to be seen in Ek Duje Ke Vaste

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Sony Entertainment Television’s upcoming show Ek Duje Ke Vaste vaunts a stellar cast with Nikita Dutta playing the female lead and debutant Namik Paul paired opposite the actress, recent we hear that the talented actor Vishal Jethwa has been roped in to play a pivotal role.Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap fame Akbar aka Vishal Jethwa will be seen essaying the role of younger version of the protagonist Namik Paul alias Shravan in the show, informs us a source close to the production house, “After taking many auditions for the younger version of Shravan, we finally locked on to Vishal Jethwa. He is a very talented actor and was a perfect match to the role.”Winning hearts of the audience through his acting skills in the epic role of Akbar, get ready to watch the phenomenal performance of Vishal as young Shravan in the show Ek Duje Ke Vaste coming soon only on Sony Entertainment Television

STATE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES MAGNETIC MAHARASHTRA CAMPAIGN AS A PART OF THE “MAKE IN INDIA WEEK” TO BE HELD IN MUMBAI

WIZCRAFT INTERNATIONAL WORKS CLOSELY AS EVENT PARTNERS TO CREATE LANDMARK EVENTS FOR “MAGNETIC MAHARASHTRA”The State Government of Maharashtra has geared up to project the unique strengths of the state with the Magnetic Maharashtra campaign as a part of the Make in India Week. A Government of India initiative, the Make in India Week will celebrate the best & brightest in Indian manufacturing alongside the various business and cultural strengths of the state. The event will be held from 13th- 18th February in Mumbai.As a host state of the prestigious project, Maharashtra’s potential will be showcased on a gigantic scale to a global audience. India’s leading events and brand activation company, Wizcraft International will work closely with the state government to build a momentous and groundbreaking event via innovative on-ground events and solutions for Maharashtra. Wizcraft plans to take the project of ‘Magnetic Maharashtra’ to a whole new level and help the State government creat…

What is Shoaib Upto?

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Actor Shoaib Ibrahim seems to be looking extremely fit and has really worked on himself and his body.  We are left wondering what the actor is up to?  Recent rumors suggest that while the actor ha been offered lead roles on television, he's taking his time to decide on his next project after Saasural Simar Ka.  Our source informs us, "Shoaib has offers from both television and films.  He's not selective about the medium but more so the role.  Since television has progressed and there are so many international finite series coming, he wouldn't mind doing a tv project also."  When we contacted Shoaib he confirmed saying, "Yes there is one project in the pipeline already.  Besides that I have offers coming my way but I only want to take up something that I am convinced about."  

Priyanka Chopra: ‘Prakash Jha makes grown men quake in their boots’

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Priyanka Chopra, who will be essaying the role of a female IPS officer in Prakash Jha’s Jai Gangaajal, recently shared a teaser video of the film’s making on her Instagram account, which shows the ace director taking his crew members to task.Priyanka shared the video with her fans and along with it she, wrote, “Here's a little known fact about Prakash Jha... apart from being an amazing director, he also has a talent for making grown men quake in their boots every time he picked up the directors mike! Fun to watch when it's directed elsewhere... scary to be on the receiving end! #PrakashJha sorry sir but I just couldn't resist! #jaigangaajal.”Jha is making his full-fledged acting debut with the cop drama and has been getting rave reviews for his performance in the movie, ever since the trailer of the film has been unveiled. Priyanka, who is presently shooting for the second season of her American TV show Quantico, is also making all the right noises with her tough cop act.N…

Prakash Jha Visited Over 50 Police Stations Before Starting Work On Jai Gangaajal

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Prakash Jha, who is presently busy with the city promotions of his next Jai Gangaajal, was recently in Chandigarh to promote his Priyanka Chopra starrer and the filmmaker met over 150 female cops in the union territory.During his interaction with the female police officers, Jha revealed, “Jai Gangaajal is a story drawn from the experiences of several police officers that I have met.I visited 52 police stations located in the interiors of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh before I started work on this film. I know how difficult it is for our female police officers to work in those trying conditions. Most police stations don’t even have proper toilet facilities.”The ace filmmaker stated that he made the film on society-police relationship as the subject is very close to his heart. In fact, he roped in Neeraj Kumar, former Commissioner of Police, Delhi, as a consultant as he didn’t want to cite any incorrect laws and rules in the film.The trailer of the movie was scree…

Ghayal Once Again– Official Mobile Game Released

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The Official Game of the much anticipated action film Ghayal Once Again is scheduled to be released today. The film stars Sunny Deol & Soha Ali Khan in lead roles. The release day of this much anticipated action blockbuster will also see the official launch of the Ghayal Once Again mobile game. The official Ghayal Once Again game is published & distributed by FunOnGo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., a digital entertainment specialist across movies, music, games and applications. The company provides customized platform and managed services to clients such as Samsung, Micromax, Karbonn, Intex, Spice & Gionee.The game publishers have designed the game in a manner that gamers get a real good feel of being in the shoes of their favorite and legendary action hero Sunny Deol.
On completion, the game was showcased to Sunny; He said “I loved the Ghayal Once again game. The game is filled with so much fun and adrenalin filled action, just true to the film.”The official game 'Ghayal Once…

The Jungle Book Official Trailer

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Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he’s ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery, guided by panther-turned-stern mentor Bagheera (voice of Ben Kingsley), and the free-spirited bear Baloo (voice of Bill Murray). Along the way, Mowgli encounters jungle creatures who don’t exactly have his best interests at heart, including Kaa (voice of Scarlett Johansson), a python whose seductive voice and gaze hypnotizes the man-cub, and the smooth-talking King Louie (voice of Christopher Walken), who tries to coerce Mowgli…