Don, Dhoom2, Umrao Jaan predicted as flops
There’s a new survey called Bollywood Predictameter which can tell the fate of bollywood films way before the film even releases. For this year the predictameter has claimed that the much awaited films like Don, Dhoom 2 and Umrao Jaan will be flops while the biggest hit film of the year will be the sequel Lage Raho Munnabhai. It has also predicted that Karan Johar’s film Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna will be a superhit film. The predictameter has been created by Euro RSCG as a forecasting tool and uses a group of people known as prosumers to conduct their survey.
Aamir’s loss is Saif’s gain for the role of Langda Tyagi
Aamir Khan would have loved to play the character of Langda Tyagi in Vishal Bharadwaj’s Omkara. The film is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello and has received good reviews. Unfortunately Aamir was busy with his other projects and hence Vishal approached Saif Ali Khan for the role of Langda Tyagi in the film. Saif has received some amazing reviews for his performance in the film. In fact Aamir and director Vishal earlier too were supposed to work on the film Mr. & Mrs. Singh, but that too didn’t materialize due to several creative differences between the two of them. However there are no hard feelings from either sides and recently Aamir Khan attended the premiere of Omkara along with his wife Kiran Rao.
Aamir Khan buys 7 crore bungalow at hill station
Aamir Khan has recently bought a huge bungalow worth Rs 7 crore in Wai, a hill station. Aamir had met his second wife Kiran in Wai while she was working as an assistant director to Ashutosh Gowariker and they also had a lavish wedding reception over there. The actor will soon be having a house warming party. Aamir purchased the bungalow from director Homi Adajania’s parents. Aamir’s kids too are extremely fond of the bungalow.
Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Zayed Khan, Malaika Arora will perform in Mauritius
On 19 August 2006, Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Celina Jaitley, Zayed Khan and Malaika Aora Khan will perform at a concert to be held in Mauritius. Bombay Vikings band will be part of the team and will perform some songs. The event will be choreographed by Ganesh Hegde. The mega event has been organized by Entertainment Quotient and Pro Global Concept. The show will be held at the Anjalay Stadium in Belle Vue. Shahrukh Khan will also be doing a cameo role in Arjun Rampal’s production. It is also being said that Hrithik Roshan will make a guest appearance in Arjun’s home production. In the film Don, SRK will be seen promoting Tag Huer watches, he is the brand ambassador for the watch. He will be seen promoting Tag Huer’s Monaco 69 watch for which he has given a few inputs for the design and there will be limited pieces which will have his signature.
Bachchan and SRK clash leads to cancellation of premiere for KANK
Karan Johar has cancelled the premiere of Kank as he feels it is not right to celebrate due to the recent bomb blasts in Mumbai. However according to some sources the real reason that Karan has cancelled having a star studded premiere is that both SRK and Amitabh have refused to promote the film together. They both stated diplomatically that they would not be able to attend the premiere. However Karan has had a special screening for the cast members recently and he claims that Amitabh was so touched by the film that he sent him a bouquet and also penned a few lines of praise, it is said that he also sent Shahrukh a bouquet for his outstanding performance in the film. Kank will be releasing on 11 August.
Priyanka Chopra and Dino Morea set to perform in Fiji
Priyanka Chopra and Dino Morea will be performing for a concert in Fiji. Vinesh Kumar, spokesperson for the event stated that along with the two actors, singer Abhijeet Sawant and comedian Jimmy Moses would be joining the team. Priyanka and Dino will soon be seen together in Dharmesh Darshan’s film Aap Ki Khatir. One show will be held in Suva on September 13 and the other will be held in Lautoka on September 14. Recently Priyanka attended the launch of ‘Sexiest 2006’ Trophy by Red Carpet Entertainment at a suburban five star hotel. She also attended the music launch of her next film Aap Ki Khatir.
Lavish Birthday celebrations for Salman’s kid sis
Recently Salman Khan’s younger sis, Arpita turned 18 years and had a lavish bash at a five star hotel. The birthday gal herself organized the event and the theme was that of a princess and the entire décor was done in pink. The party definitely rocked with some of bollywood’s most glamorous faces. Apart form that the entire Khan clan was there to join in the celebrations. The seniors Salma, Salim Khan and Helen were spotted relaxing, while the younger Khans Salman and Sohail heated up the dance floor. Unfortunately Arbaaz could not be at the event. Father Salim Khan sportingly sang a song for the birthday girl and was joined by sons Salman and Sohail. At the event there were well-known faces like Sajid Nadiadwala and wife Vardha, Dino Morea and Nandita Mahatani, Malaika Arora Khan and Amrita Arora, Seema Khan, Alvira Agnihotri and several others. The party went on till the wee hours of the morning.
Kareena Kapoor makes guest appearances
Earlier Kareena and Karan Johar had a fall-out due to some miscommunication and hence the actress turned down the role which went to Preity Zinta in Kal Ho Na Ho. Now Karan and Kareena have patched up and he will produce a film which will star Kareena to be directed by Soham tentatively titled ‘Racer’. Kareena will also be doing her second film with Mani Ratnam and her co-star in the film will be Aamir Khan. Kareena Kapoor will also host a show on television titled ‘The Manish Malhotra Magic in Dubai’. The serial will be aired as a friendship day special on Zee Music. Kareena will speak about Manish as a designer and even as a friend.
Karisma Kapoor makes her comeback with television
Karisma Kapoor will be making her comeback on the small screen, she will be judging a contest Jhalak Dikhla Ja on Sony Entertainment. This is the second time that Karisma will be seen on television, earlier she was seen in the teleserial Karisma. There were rumours that Karisma would make her comeback in a big banner film, but that remains to be seen. Karisma is currently staying in Mumbai, according to sources once again there seems to be problems in her marital life with Delhi based husband Sanjay Kapoor. Karisma has even enrolled her baby Samaira in school in Mumbai.