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Madhubala’s biopic in the pipeline : says her youngest sister, Madhur Brij Bhushan

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Madhubala's biopic in the pipeline : says her youngest sister, Madhur Brij Bhushan

Madhubala’s biopic in the pipeline : says her youngest sister, Madhur Brij Bhushan

There are few stories of Bollywood that the world wanted to know. And one of them is about the legendary actor Madhubala. Fans will soon see the life of the iconic beauty on silver screen. Madhur Brij Bhushan, the youngest sister of Madhubala has announced the making of her biopic.

She stated, “I am going in for a biopic on my sister, which will be produced by my very dear friends, very soon. It’s my humble request to all the well-wishers of Madhubala and whosoever is connected with Bollywood or elsewhere to please not attempt a biopic or anything else based on my sister’s life without my permission. The details will be known to her fans and to all concerned when the right time comes. So, please try to avoid any kind of unpleasant situation.”

Madhur spoke about her intentions over the biopic ever since the wax statue of Madhubala was unveiled last year at Madame Tussauds museum in Delhi. A lot of people from the industry have approached her over the years to acquire the rights for making a film about her sister’s life. However, she wanted to do full justice with her life story and she wanted a film to be made in the most beautiful manner possible.

The biopic will have everything from Madhubala’s entry into Bollywood, to her love story with Dilip Kumar and her marriage with Kishore Kumar.

The actress, in a short span of time between 1942 and 1962, Madhubala acclaimed great fame for her beauty and charismatic acting. Some of her widely acclaimed films include Mahal, Amar, Mr.& Mrs 55, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Mughal-e-Azam and Barsaat Ki.

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Dhadak Review: the heart of Sairat is lost in Dhadak

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Dhadak Review: the heart of Sairat is lost in Dhadak

Dhadak Review: the heart of Sairat is lost in Dhadak

A story about the innocence of first love withstanding the cruelty of political and societal pressures is showcased by the raw performances of debut stars, Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor. But unlike the engaging and standout script, performances and emotions displayed in Nagraj Manjule’s Sairat, the Bollywood remake leaves a lot to be desired. The film follows the original in most parts, but fails to portray the emotion in most places.

The story is visually appealing as it moves from the architectural beauty and charm of Udaipur to the crowded cities of Mumbai and Kolkata. But some remains unfulfilled in some aspect of first love, class differences, societal boundaries and the ramifications of eloping. Parthavi (Janhvi) is the daughter of local politician Ratan Singh while Madhukar (Ishaan) is the son of a restaurant owner, both belonging to different classes and economic backgrounds.

Ishaan’s performance displays the energy and zest of a newcomer while holding the refinement of a seasoned star. Janhvi’s performance falls short in comparison. Although she looks gorgeous and catches the right tone in the beginning of the film, her emotional scenes aren’t as powerful as the ones delivered by her co-star.

The biggest drawback of the entire story is how polished and groomed the lead actors appear to be, even in their worst times. The film glamorizes people living on the lower edge of the economic strata; with the way Parthavi and Madhukar step out in fashionable clothes, prim and proper from head to toe even while they are living on rent in a cramped, one-bedroom house.

All in all, a deeper dive in the subject would have created a greater impact in the minds of moviegoers.

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Is Varun Dhawan prepping to work with Shashanka Ghosh?

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Is Varun Dhawan prepping to work with Shashanka Ghosh?

Is Varun Dhawan prepping to work with Shashanka Ghosh?

Varun Dhawan is one of the most sought-after actors in the industry right now, especially after giving blockbuster hits like Dilwale, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Judwaa 2 and more. He is probably the most successful actor of his generation. His latest, October, was extremely critically acclaimed and was termed as his best performance till date.

The actor is currently working on multiple projects like Sui Dhaaga, Kalank, Rannbhoomi and Remo D’Souza’s next. Sui Dhaaga: Made In India is an upcoming political drama, directed by Sharat Katariya and starring Varun alongside Anushka Sharma. It is set to release on the 8th September. Kalank is an ensemble epic drama starring Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha alongside Varun.

Now, it seems like he has another project on his hands. Varun, recently, posted an Instagram story with the Veere Di Wedding director Shashanka Ghosh. He captioned the picture as “Coming soon” which has fans stirring, eager to find out what they are collaborating for. If this dynamic duo of actor-director works their magic on the silver screen, we are sure to get another unconventional yet successful film.

Is Varun Dhawan prepping to work with Shashanka Ghosh?

In the meantime, the director is enjoying the success of his latest hit Veere Di Wedding, starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania.

 

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Ranbir Kapoor will replace Arshad Warsi in Munna Bhai 3?

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Ranbir Kapoor will replace Arshad Warsi in Munna Bhai 3?

Ranbir Kapoor will replace Arshad Warsi in Munna Bhai 3?

The chocolate boy of the industry, Ranbir Kapoor has left everyone stunned Rajukumar Hirani’s Sanju. Seeing the amazing chemistry between Ranbir and Sanjay in the song Baba Bolta Hai Bas Ho Gaya, has left fans chomping at the bit to see them work together on a real project.

Now, rumors are circulating that Raju Hirani, extremely impressed with Ranbir’s work, wants to cast the actor in his next project. The success of Sanju has brought Sanjay Dutt and the Munna Bhai franchise back in the limelight, the director wants the capitalize on it and has made plans to release the third installment of the franchise.

The sources also speculate that Ranbir Kapoor is set to replace Arshad Warsi in the role of Circuit. Arshad, who portrayed the role of Sanjay Dutt’s sidekick in the first two installments, shared great chemistry with him on-screen and his performance was loved by all. It will be interesting to see his response if this rumors turns out to be true.

Hirani revealed an interesting tidbit about the film in an interview, “I had actually gone to meet him (Sanjay Dutt) to discuss the next Munna Bhai movie, but after listening to his story, it fascinated me to know that someone can actually have a life like his.” So, in a way, Munna Bhai 3 led to the inspiration behind Sanju.

Hirani is yet to begin scripting for the film and the official announcements will be made soon.

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