Brahmastra duo and real-life couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, who were in Varanasi shooting for their film, took off to New York this past week for a 10-day vacation. The actors have been shooting non-stop for their sci-fi drama. The actress suffered from intestinal infection during Varanasi schedule but has recovered. The much-needed break kick-started with a family reunion in New York. Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, Ranbir Kapoor's sister, shared a fun reunion photo from Ranbir and Alia's visit to New York. In the photo, one can also see Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan who are also on their vacation in NYC. Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, their granddaughter Samaira along with their extended family posed for a happy family portrait. Another photo saw Alia Bhatt ...
Of all the iconic roles that the formidable Shabana Azmi has played the one that stands out as super-iconic is the deserted wife in Mahesh Bhatt’s Arth. That role, admits Shabana, to a large extent, defined the shape of her career. Now we hear actress Revathy will direct a remake of the 1984 classic that Mahesh Bhatt had directed. And Shabana’s role would be played by the vocal and politically astute Swara Bhaskar. I reached out to the unbelievably well-informed Shabana Azmi who is now in Hague for a global summit. About Arth being made and Swara Bhaskar playing her role, Shabana says, “It should not be an imitation but an interpretation. Classics lend themselves to remakes. In today’s times it’s tougher because the original is easily available for all to compare. That’s why it should no
There has been some speculation about why the Varanasi schedule of Ayan Mukerjee’s Brahmastra was cut short. There were rumours of the film’s leading lady Alia Bhatt being unwell, sadly, true. Speaking to this writer Alia admitted she was under the weather, “I had an extreme intestinal infection before I left for the Varanasi schedule and since the shooting was very hectic and the heat was unbearable, things didn’t improve. Making my condition worse were the shooting schedules. We were shooting during the night-time and my body clock went for a toss. Now I’ve been asked to take it easy and to take break for a little while, let my condition settle to normal and then resume work.” To ensure that she is fully rested Alia is now off to New York for a 10-day break. “Leaving Mumbai is the only
The superstar Salman Khan and the millennial star Alia Bhatt will be coming together for the very first time in Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial Inshallah. The grand project was announced in March 2019. The fans are elated to see Salman and Bhansali reunite in a full-fledged drama post their Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Though Salman had a brief role in Saawariya, there were reports that there was a fallout between them. But, all is well that ends well. And now, the first schedule will kick off in Florida. Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his team are currently in the US for the recce before they kick-start the shooting in August 2019. The prime spots the filmmaker is looking for are the streets of Orlando and the beaches of Miami. As per the reports, Salman Khan is set to play the role of a 40-som...
Kangana Ranaut’s outspoken sister Rangoli Chandel has once again hit out at her favourite Bollywood targets Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt calling then “pappus” who fled their horse-riding lessons after only a day, while Kangana the brave warrior queen, clung on to her equestrian zeal with her dear life. While both Ranbir and Alia refused to comment on Kangana’s sister’s latest salvo, a source close to the couple said, “Ranbir and Alia won’t react to anything related to the two sisters. In fact they never wanted to react. It was only after the comments from that end got personal and family members were abused that Alia spoke out. But that’s it. They now refuse to be drawn into any provocation. The sisters are most welcome to call them any name they want Pappu or Babloo or Bunty. Alia and R
Ayan Mukerji’s high budget film Brahmastra is one of the most anticipated films and the makers are not leaving any stone unturned to make sure that the film is mounted well, on a huge scale. Ayan had taken his team to Varanasi for a very important schedule but the unit had to wrap it up four days earlier than the stipulated time. The reason for this being, Alia Bhatt got down with severe stomach infection. They had to shoot a dance number and Alia insisted that she would do it despite the pain but once director Ayan got to know about this, he immediately cancelled the shoot prioritizing her health first. Alia returned back to Mumbai with boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor yesterday. Alia Bhatt has been advised to take some time off before she jumps into work again. These portions will now be shot s
Fujifilm India Private Limited, a pioneer in imaging technologies, has proudly announced a strategic partnership for its INSTAX range of instant cameras with Bollywood superstar and youth icon Alia Bhatt. A sweeping promotional campaign for Instax will be rolled out across digital platforms with Alia’s participation. Instax has certainly come a long way ever since its launch back in 1998. Today, it is a global hit with presence in more than 100 countries and regions with approximately 40 million units sold worldwide. Its quirky design and retro look have helped the brand carve a winning niche for itself. The company further aims to enhance Instax’s awareness through its strategic collaboration with one of the most followed Indian celebrity, Alia Bhatt. With Alia’s 52.9 million-plus socia
Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are all set to release Brahmastra. The movie is a pretty ambitious project helmed by Ayan Mukerji and produced under the banner of Dharma Productions. Ranbir and Alia are seeing each other off screen too. But here’s proof that something was brewing between them since the year 2016. Well, but fans have been questioning him since he was seeing Katrina Kaif during that time. He wrote, “And then, there were 3... from our vfx studio in london, way back in 2016. these were early days on this movie. alia was the new force in our creative life... the brief was simple... ranbir and alia needed to work as one unit and that relationship was more important than their individual characters because at it’s heart, our movie is... a love story... There has been a lot of love
The entire cast of Brahmastra came together in Varanasi for a media meet recently where they decided to give us a glimpse of the film. While Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were recently seen shooting for the film there, joining them was Nagarjuna and Mouni Roy. The Gold actress is expected to be playing the antagonist and the South superstar is supposed to be doing a ‘special role’ details of which have been kept under wraps. Photos of the same have started doing the rounds on social media. Brahmastra is currently being shot in Varanasi and the cast along with their director Ayan Mukerji decided to speak to the press regarding the film. In the same, Ranbir Kapoor was seen talking about his best friend and filmmaker Ayan Mukerji where he called him a slave-driving director and that he tortu
Sanjay Dutt and veteran film-maker Mahesh Bhatt are finally back in action after a long time to direct the most anticipated sequel of their 1991 hit Sadak starring Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt- a movie that became an instant hit and charted records all across. The first day of their shoot schedule brought out the sensitive side of the two men who were a hit duo from Sadak, Sanjay Dutt and Mahesh Bhatt as they got emotional while reminiscing their old shoot days on the sets of Sadak 2. The hit pair had tears in their eyes and it was overwhelming for everyone present on the set to see Sanjay and the director get teary eyes. The duo comforted each other with a hug and that made the entire team on the set even more emotional. Though Sadak was a romantic thriller which revolved around a taxi d...