Saif Ali Khan all set to perform live rock concert in Mumbai
Saif Ali Khan proved that he can enthral the crowds not only with his acting but also strumming the guitar when he played at a live rock concert in Delhi. Now our bollywood rock star is all set to enthral audiences in Mumbai where he will perform at a live rock concert with his band Parikrama. The actor will also be performing in Delhi, Kolkatta and Bangalore.
However for all of his acting fans there's no need to fret as Saif is not hanging up his acting boots yet. Saif will practise and rehearse with his band on week-ends while he devoted time to shootings during the week. Saif will mainly play tracks by AC/DC, Saif says "my performance will be more what I want to express than what a rock concert is supposed to be. It gives me a great high to be on stage. I can't say I am a great singer, but I can carry a note."
Shahid Kapur going back to acting school with father Pankaj's film
Much is being written about Shahid Kapur's personal life but the actor refuses to clear the air and would rather concentrate on his professional life. From his break-up with Kareena Kapoor to being linked with co-stars Vidya Balan, Amrita Rao and even tennis ace Sania Mirza, plenty of gossip is going around about Shahid. But he seems unperturbed and says "If there is anything to talk, then I will talk about it, till then I can't help if people speculate. He claims that people are here to see his work.
Shahid meanwhile is happy that he has been able to pull off solo films like Vivaah and Jab We Met. He says "What I'm most happy about is that the scripts I believed in have done well." Shahid is doing selective and less work these days, he is doing Aziz Mirza's Kismet Konnection, Ken Ghosh's film and his dad Pankaj Kapur's film. Shahid has also signed a film with the prestigious Yash Raj banner. On his dad's film, Shahid says "I've tagged it my going back to acting school film. I will be working under somebody who is a fine actor himself, and when he directs me, I think as an actor I would learn more than what I would be able to learn in the next 10 years."
Amitabh Bachchan will do voice over for Jodha-Akbar
Amitabh Bachchan was recently at the music launch of Jodha Akbar to lend support to daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai. Now it seems that Amitabh will also be part of the film. Director Ashutosh Gowariker approached Amitabh to do the voice over of his historical epic, Jodha-Akbar. Amitabh who has had a long standing friendly relationship with Ashutosh could not turn down the offer. Amitabh had also done the voice offer of Lagaan which then went on to be a super hit film.
Amitabh stated "My association with Ashu goes back to his Lagaan days. And when he approached me for the voice over of Jodha Akbar, I was more than happy to do it." Amitabh will do the voice over soon as the film is set for a February 15 release. Ash and Hrithik will once again be seen in this epic love story after their successful pairing in Dhoom 2. So will Amitabh, Ash and Hrithik deliver a hit this time?
SRK hurts leg while rehearsing for Star Screen Awards
Shahrukh Khan is known for staunchly supporting his friends in the film industry and recently he did the same for newcomer Nikhil Dwivedi who has made his acting debut in My Name is Anthony Gonsalves. SRK recently injured his leg while rehearsing dance steps for a performance. But despite his injury, he landed up at the premiere of his protégée Nikhil and Amorite's film My Name is Anthony Gonsalves.
Although SRK could not sit through the entire premiere, he stopped by two wish debutant Nikhil all the best. Nikhil has got Sark's backing and support from the day one; in fact Nikhil is being compared to the superstar too in his style of acting, looks etc. Shahrukh however is not offended about the comparisons and still magnanimously continues to support the newcomer. SRK now wonders, deserves the Glam Personality Award for 2007.
Shahrukh to do item number for Rakesh Roshan's Krazzy 4
Recently there has been news of many of SRK's films being scrapped. However now SRK is all set to do an item number in Rakesh Roshan's Krazzy 4. SRK will shoot the item cum situational number at Yash Raj Studios on January 15 2008. The film will be directed by debutant Raja Sen. Apparently SRK has not charged the Roshans any fee for doing this song.
Hrithik Roshan is supposedly slated to make a special appearance in this film too. Rakhi Sawant has already shot for an item number in the film. The film stars Arshad Warsi, Irrfan Khan, Rajpal Yadav and Juhi Chawala.