Home > Magazine > Bollywood Buzz > Movie Update

 

Movie Update

Email
January 2009
Movie Update

Slated for release in the first month of the New Year are Nagesh Kukunoor’s Aashayein starring John Abraham, and the Bhatts’ Raaz 2 (The Mystery Continues).

Hollywood meets Bollywood in Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, a story about Jamal Malik, a Mumbai slum boy (played by Dev Patel) who rises to the top of the Indian version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Danny shot the movie in Mumbai. Anil Kapoor plays the TV host in the film, which is set for an all-India release on January 22. A strong contender for the Oscars, Slumdog Millionaire has been given a rousing reception at the Toronto and Los Angeles festivals. The film will be dubbed in Hindi also.

After Fire, actresses Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das are coming together once again for Deepa Mehta. This time the path-breaking filmmaker is doing an adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children. Hunt is on for the male lead.

Prateik Babbar has been finalized as one of the lead actors in Dhobhi Ghat, Kiran Rao’s debut film as director.

Saif Ali Khan, who is passionate about playing the guitar, is all set to play a rock star in Imtiaz Ali’s next venture titled Rock Star.

Anupam Kher is now the choice to play separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Lamha. Kher has accepted the role despite being one of the many Kashmiri Pandits who were rendered homeless by the separatist movement in Kashmir.


Enjoyed reading Khabar magazine? Subscribe to Khabar and get a full digital copy of this Indian-American community magazine.


  • Add to Twitter
  • Add to Facebook
  • Add to Technorati
  • Add to Slashdot
  • Add to Stumbleupon
  • Add to Furl
  • Add to Blinklist
  • Add to Delicious
  • Add to Newsvine
  • Add to Reddit
  • Add to Digg
  • Add to Fark
blog comments powered by Disqus

Back to articles

 

DIGITAL ISSUE

10_17-Cover-Passions.jpg
 

 

eKhabar

Sign up for our weekly newsletter
eKhabar

Click here  

Writing-Contest-BANNER.jpg 

 

Krishnan Co WebBanner.jpg

PCPD- RED.gif

DineshMehta-CPA-Banner-0813.jpg

SDK small banner 7-16.jpg

PrimeTravels_Banner ad_1017.gif

SERVITIX.gif

 
Raj&Patel-CPA-Web-Banner.jpg