"Padmaavat" day 14 collection Rs. 231 cr

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Highly controversially gripped blockbuster, “Padmaavat” starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh has gained the total of Rs 231 crore after being the part of heavy political issues.

Week 1, "Padmaavat" earned Rs. 166.50 crore. "Padmaavat continues to score... [Week 2] Friday10 crore, Saturday 16 crore, Sunday 20 crore, Monday 7 crore, Tuesday 6 crore, Wednesday 5.50 cr. Total: Rs. 231 crore. India biz," Mr Adarsh tweeted. He had previously mentioned that "Padmaavat" would have grossed Rs. 200 crore at the box office in Week 1 itself if all the states had screened the film.

With "Padmaavat"s stupendous box office success, Ranveer Singh has become the youngest actor whose film has crossed Rs. 200-crore mark. Ahead of the film's release, Deepika has said that she's expecting earth-shattering box office numbers.

"Padmaavat" is Deepika and Ranveer's third hit film with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, after Ram-Leela and Bajirao Mastani. "I am ready to do anything for Mr Bhansali. I understand too well that our collaboration is very special, and a lot of people recognise that, I recognise it too. I hope to do more films with him, and I hope that I am able to create a vast legacy of memorable films with such a special filmmaker," Ranveer told news agency.

(With agency inputs)

Amitabh And Rishi

Big B, Rishi Kapoor to share screen after 27 years

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Veterans combo, Amitabh Bachchan & Rishi Kapoor is back after 27 years in their upcoming movie wherein the duo are playing father and son in Umesh Shukla's ‘102 Not Out’. Films teaser was released on 9 February.

Bachchan plays Kapoor's father (aged 102) in the film, which revolves around the relationship shared between the father and son. As per the teaser, Kapoor's character seems to be that of a sad and lonely person. On the contrary, Bachchan's is full of spirit and zest. Both the actors sport wigs and heavy prosthetic makeup to look the part.

The background music, lively and uplifting adds to the joie de vivre that the film's teaser exudes. At the end, we get to know that Bachchan's character will be the first father in the world to send his son (Kapoor) to an old-age home.

The film is said to be based on Saumya Joshi's Gujarati play 102 Not Out. The film is produced by SPE Films India and Treetop Entertainment.

(With agency inputs)


Sexual assault case filed against Jeetendra

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A cousin of Bollywood’s veteran actor-producer Ravi Kapoor also known as Jeetendra has been filled a sexual assault case against him, though the actor denies in a 1971 incident.

The FIR which was lodged in Shimla on Wednesday stated that the complainant was 18 years old at the time of the assault and Jeetendra was 28.

According to the FIR, the victim decided to file a police complaint after the demise of her parents (Jeetendra's uncle and aunt) who would have been "heartbroken" on the knowledge of the alleged abuse.

The report further added that the victim has the knowledge about how "rich, powerful and politically well connected" the actor is. She, however, filed the complaint to get a "closure and healing for the indelible marks left on her soul due to the sexual abuse and the mental trauma suffered for years after the sexual abuse".

Jeetendra allegedly drove the victim from her family house in New Delhi to one of his movie sets in Shimla and later molested her in the hotel room. The Respondent (Jeetendra), who was in an inebriated state and half-naked, tried to force himself upon his cousin, the report further adds.

According to the complainant's counsel, global campaign against sexual harrasment #MeToo encouraged her to speak against the abuse.

Jeetendra, however, rubbished the allegation.

In a statement issued by the actor's lawyer, Rizwan Siddiquee, the allegations were called "baseless and ridiculous".

The statement read, "Foremost, my client specifically and categorically denies any such incident. Besides even otherwise such baseless, ridiculous and fabricated claims cannot be entertained by any court of law or the law enforcement agencies after a span of almost 50 years".

Jeetendra, a Bollywood veteran, is also the chairman of the Balaji Telefilms, Balaji Motion Pictures and ALT Entertainment.

(With agency inputs)

Super 30

Shooting commences for Hrithik’s ‘Super 30’

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One of the highest paid Bollywood hunks, actor Hrithik Roshan, will begin his shooting for his upcoming movie ‘Super-30’ in Varanasi. He is known for his variety of character and for the best dancing skills in industry. He has won many awards that include 6 Filmfare awards.

Hrithik has given blockbusters like ‘Kaho na pyar h’, ‘Zindagi Milegi na dobara, and also the series of ‘Krrish’. This time Hrithik is playing a role on a real life based of a teacher from Bihar named Anand Kumar.

‘Super-30’ is an educational program which is started in Patna, Bihar under the banner of ‘Ramanjun School of Mathematics, by mathematician Anand Kumar.

The program selects 30 meritorious and talented candidates each year from economically backward sections of society and trains them for the JEE, the entrance examination for Indian Institute of Technology. Time Magazine has selected mathematician Anand Kumar's school - Super 30 - in the list of Best of Asia 2010.

The movie is written and directed by Vikas Bahl. Along with Hrithik Roshan , Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyuband Ritvik Sahore are also in lead role in the movie.


PARI to be released on 2nd March

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Anushka Sharma, a popular bollywood actress and producer coming up with her new supernatural horror movie ‘Pari’. It is also noticed to be the 3rd movie under her production house ‘Clean State Films’.

The movie is directed by Prosit Roy and music is given by Anupam Roy. Anupam Roy is Bengali music director and his debut Hindi movie as a music director was ‘PIKU’ which was directed by Shoojit Sircar. Along with Anushka Sharma, Parambrata Chatterjee and Rajat Kapoor are also playing the lead in the movie. She yesterday shared a poster of her movie on social media stating that ‘Sooner or later, fate shows up at your doorstep….

Until that keep your eyes wide open and watch out  for #PariTeaserTomorrow.