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Breaking: Tiger Shroff plays a father in Baaghi 2

It’s not every day that a new-age Bollywood hero agrees to play a father at an age when he is barely ready for marriage. Varun Dhawan did it in Sriram Raghavan’s Badlapur. Now in Baaghi 2 which choreographer Ahmed Khan directs, Tiger Shroff will play a father to a seven-year old girl. Apparently, the scriptRead More

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Ayushmann Khurrana learns piano from scratch for new film, his son also joins in

Ayushmann Khurrana learns piano from scratch for new film, his son also joins in
Ayushmann Khurrana and his 5-year old son have both been learning the piano from one of the best piano teachers of Indian origin. Ayushmann, a born musician and singer gets the chance to extend the parameters of his creativity as he plays a concert pianist in Sriram Raghavan’s next, a noire thriller about a blindRead More

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Actor Darshan Kumaar who will next be seen in A Gentleman has a regret

Darshan Kumaar, who was last seen in Mary Kom and NH10 will now be seen playing parallel lead in A Gentleman, which stars Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez.

As exciting as being a part of A Gentleman is, the young actor does admit that this film made him regret that he missed out on another dream role. Kumaar was not able to do Sriram Raghvan’s upcoming film as parallel lead opposite Tabu. He says, “Tabu is my favourite actress and Sriram Raghavan is my favourite director but I had given dates to Gentleman at that time and because of the dates shuffling I missed the opportunity”.

Here’s hoping the talented actor will land a film with both in the future!

A Gentleman releases this Friday,August 25th!
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This is how Ayushmann Khurrana has been prepping for Sriram Raghavan’s next

This is how Ayushmann Khurrana has been prepping for Sriram Raghavan’s next
Going unconventional yet again, Ayushmann Khurrana has signed Sriram Raghavan’s next in which he is essaying the role of a pianist. However, that’s not all. The actor will be playing a visually challenged character too in the film that is apparently titled Shoot The Piano Player. Playing the protagonist, Ayushmann Khurrana is currently prepping forRead More

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Revealed: Sriram Raghavan’s film starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu to be called Shoot The Piano Player

Revealed: Sriram Raghavan’s film starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu to be called Shoot The Piano Player
Only last week, we had reported about the coming together of Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu in the film maker Sriram Raghavan’s next. The film has now got its title, a rather unique and unusual one. The film has been titled as Shoot The Piano Player. While everyone was busy watching the India-Pakistan match yesterday, AyushmannRead More

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Radhika Apte in Sriram Raghavan’s next titled Shoot The Piano Player

Besides the fact that Ayushmann Khurrana and Sriram Raghavan are joining hands for the first time for a film, we had earlier also reported that Tabu too will be a part of the film. But this film, which is the filmmaker’s next after Badlapur has him reuniting with actress Radhika Apte for his next titledRead More

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Breaking: Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu in Sriram Raghavan’s Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh

After having made films like Agent Vinod and Badlapur, filmmaker Sriram Raghavan is now all set to shift gears and make a hardcore romantic film, which stars the unlikely combination of Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu. Those in the know say that, despite the film being of romantic genre, it will have the stamp of SriramRead More

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Scoop: Deepika Padukone to star in Badlapur 2?

Scoop: Deepika Padukone to star in Badlapur 2?
  With Varun Dhawan exploring the dark genre as he plays a man with only vengeance on his mind in Badlapur, the Sriram Raghavan hit is all set to get a second instalment. And if recent reports are to be believed, the cast will be headed by none other than Deepika Padukone. Yes, apparently DeepikaRead More

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Wow! Viacom 18 and Sriram Raghavan come together for an unconventional thriller

It is a known fact that very few filmmakers from Bollywood are fascinated about the dark genres of cinema. One amongst them is Sriram Raghavan and if the success of his last film Badlapur is anything to go by, we can definitely say that it is the filmmaker’s comfort zone. So it is not surprisingRead More

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Tabu to star in Sriram Raghavan’s upcoming thriller

Readers may recall that a couple of days back we had reported about the talented Ayushmann Khurrana coming on board for Sriram Raghavan’s forthcoming venture. Earlier, there were huge speculations that the film’s heroine being Deepika Padukone, although there had been no confirmation about anything. The latest ‘development’ about the film is that, the filmmakerRead More

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Revealed: Ayushmann Khurrana bags Sriram Raghavan’s next

Revealed: Ayushmann Khurrana bags Sriram Raghavan’s next
There have been many speculations about Sriram Raghav’s forthcoming ventures. While there was a strong buzz about the filmmaker making a film with actress Deepika Padukone, now it has been learnt that the director has got Ayushmann Khurrana on board for his next. Though the details of the film are being currently kept under wrapsRead More

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Eros International has exciting line up of films for 2017-2018

Eros International just announced its current film production line up for 2017-18 and is a very exciting list of film. The company plans to produce over 50 films across multiple languages, making it the largest slate by any Indian studio this year, offering a diversified slate of marquee and content-driven films.

The company has ramped up its own productions with an exciting line-up under development through key partnerships including talented producer-director, Aanand L Rai and their joint production entity Colour Yellow Production, Viki Rajani’s NextGen Films and Trinity Pictures, Eros’ in-house franchise label.

Following the critical and commercial successes of Raanjhanaa, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Nil Battey Sannata and Happy Bhag Jayegi, Eros continues its association with Aanand L Rai and will roll out eight more titles with Colour Yellow which include Rai’s directorial venture starring Shah Rukh Khan. As well as a quirky romantic comedy Shubh Mangal Savdhaan by south director Rs Prasanna,
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Short film platform Humara set to move into feature-length production

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Exclusive/Film Bazaar: Mumbai-based production company slates Reincarnation as its first feature film.

Mumbai-based short film platform HumaraMovie is set to move into production of feature-length films starting with drama Reincarnation, written and directed by Gaurav Bakshi [pictured].

Based on Bakshi’s 2012 short film of the same name, the project tells the story of an old man who becomes famous when his fellow villagers believe him to be the reincarnation of Mahatma Gandhi.

In addition to making short films, Bakshi previously worked as an assistant director on films including Love Khichdi, Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye! and Ishqiya. He is currently in talks with cast for his debut feature, which is scheduled to start shooting in early 2017.

HumaraMovie head of operations Abhishek Gautam is attending Film Bazaar to find co-producers for the film.

Founded in 2012 by Preety Ali, Pallavi Rohatgi and Vinay Mishra, HumaraMovie produces and distributes short films, both through its own platform and syndication. The company
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Shocking: Varun Dhawan rejects Sriram Raghavan's film; Harshvardhan Kapoor signs it

Shocking: Varun Dhawan rejects Sriram Raghavan's film; Harshvardhan Kapoor signs it
<img class="size-full wp-image-660541 aligncenter" src="http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/VarunHarshvardhan.jpg" alt="VarunHarshvardhan" width="620" height="420" /> Experimenting with a dark genre was Varun Dhawan with <em>Badlapur</em> which definitely showered him with praises and critical acclaim. However, the actor unfortunately has decided to not go ahead with the next film to be directed by <em>Badlapur</em> director Sriram Raghavan. Instead, Harshvardhan Kapoor who has already signed his second film even before the release of his debut <em>Mirzya</em>, has signed his third one, that is the Sriram Raghavan directorial. Describing his next, Sriram revealed that the film in question is a black comedy with a thriller element to it. He also added that it is unfortunately not happening with Varun Dhawan. We hear that the said film is about a musician who fakes to be blind. Considering that Hrithik Roshan had announced <em>Kaabil</em>, a film about a blind man months ago, Varun was sceptical about playing a similar role in Sriram’s next and it is said to be
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Harshvardhans next A blind musician in Sriram Raghavans film

Harshvardhans next A blind musician in Sriram Raghavans film
Not even one release yet, and Anil Kapoor's son Harshvardhan is flooded with the choicest lead roles obtainable in Bollywood. After completing his debut film Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Mirzya, Harshvardhan plunged straightaway into his second film, Vikramaditya Motwane's Bhavesh Joshi which Harshvardhan is currently shooting all over Mumbai. Now he's been finalized for Sriram Raghavan's next film, an edgy dark thriller about a musician who fakes his own blindness. Says a reliable source, "It is surprising that after their collaborative success in Badlapur Sriram and Varun Dhawan are not getting together again. It is Harshvardhan Kapoor whom Sriram wants for his next, a film about a blind musician who is not really blind." The film will also star Tabu. Harshvardhan is keen to plunge into his third challenge, the only hitch being the dates. "Sriram wants to start at the end of the year. But Harshvardhan
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Sriram Raghavan to adapt the book Gone With The Bullet into a film

After the success of Badlapur, we hear that filmmaker Sriram Raghavan is completely immersed into adapting the book 'The Accidental Apprentice' into a film. Though the details of that film are still unannounced, the director has decided to go ahead and adapt yet another novel into a film. Script writer turned author Sheeja Jose's novel 'Gone With The Bullet' will now turn into a Bollywood film directed by Sriram Raghavan.

The novel that deals with an unconventional story of an 18 year old and her love for a 40 year old was initially a script that was presented to Sujoy Ghosh. According to Sheeja, when the deal with Sujoy fell through, she decided to make it into a book. The author also further revealed that the book is inspired from several true incidents but is presented in a fictional manner.

While there has been no confirmation on the actors who will be playing the role,
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Eight renowned Bollywood filmmakers to come together for a film

Eight renowned Bollywood filmmakers to come together for a film
The year 2015 saw the emerging trend of short films and many popular filmmakers are extending their support for the same. With such films receiving a lot of appreciation in festivals, this time around, eight filmmakers have decided to come together for a project. The eight filmmakers, namely, Rajkumar Hirani, Zoya Akhtar, Shyam Benegal, Homi Adajania, Nagesh Kukunoor, Imtiaz Ali, Mira Nair and Sriram Raghavan will be coming together for this venture which is a two hour feature film that is a compilation of eight short films. However, it wouldn't be these filmmakers who will be directing the film but they would play the role of mentors to those who will be selected from their team to direct the short film. The director who will be chosen from their crew that consists of technicians, assistant directors as well as executive producers will be making their directorial debut with this short film
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Anurag Kashyaps renames his thriller as RR2

Anurag Kashyaps renames his thriller as RR2
Readers may know that the film maker Anurag Kashyap had signed the actor par excellence Nawazuddin Siddiqui for his upcoming film titled Raman Raghav 2. This film was based on a serial killer. For the uninitiated, the notorious Raman Raghav happens to be one of the most dreaded criminals of the 1960s and 1970s era.

But, now, with Sriram Raghavan releasing his documentary by the name of Raman Raghav, Anurag Kashyap quickly changed the name of his film to RR2.

The rest of the details of the film are being awaited.
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Prabhu Dheva to team up with Sriram Raghavan

Prabhu Dheva to team up with Sriram Raghavan
After the bumper success of Singh Is Bliing, director Prabhu Dheva reveals he is committed to direct films for as many as four production houses. But the one that is likely to happen first is a project which director Sriram Raghavan will produce. Confirming this Prabhu says, "I am committed to make a film for Sriram Raghavan's production house. I am also signed on to direct for Sanjay Dutt productions, Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Films and Mubina Rattonsey." Prabhu says all four projects await the correct actors. "The scripts are being worked out. But finally it's the actors. All the big stars male and female are booked for months and years. I don't know how to make the films that I am supposed to with the cast that I want." Prabhu has so far made only one film with a newcomer Girish Taurani in Ramaiyya Vastavaiya. That apart his
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Viacom Motion Pictures returns with Cine Shorts in Season 2

Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the studio that is known to set new trends by producing differentiated yet entertaining films gives Indian Cinema yet another means of finding fresh talent. After a successful first season, Cine Shorts returns with its second season, providing a platform to budding filmmakers with an exclusive opportunity to showcase their talent through a 5-minute short film. Curated by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Cine Shorts Season 2 goes live today.

After last season’s theme of ‘Fighting the Odds’, the studio will now challenge the participants to making a short film on the concept of “Falling” in Love but with a twist.

Industry stalwarts like director-producer David Dhawan, veteran director SriRam Raghavan, COO-Viacom18 Motion Pictures Ajit Andhare and Cinematographer Ayananka Bose amongst others come together to form a stellar Jury that will be evaluating the entries.

Commenting on the same, Ajit Andhare – COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures said, “This is
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