Bollywood Buzz: Shah Rukh, Farah face off
Just when we thought King Khan and Farah Khan had kissed and made up, we hear the duo are in for a face-off yet again.
The once-upon-a-time buddies turned foes have taken their war to the box-office this time. Both have decided to release their films on the same day, August 31, 2012.
While, Farah is excited about her husband’s project 'Joker' and is all set to release the movie, according to 'Mumbai Mirror', SRK’s co-production with Dharma Productions, 'Student Of The Year', will also release on the same date.
In fact, Farah was so upset with SRK that she declared she would make a movie without him. However, the director chose Akshay Kumar over Shah Rukh to make 'Tees Maar Khan', when the tussle between Farah and SRK gained force.
Later, reports of SRK allegedly throwing a party on Farah’s failure at the box office started floating.
Keeping Farah and SRK's aggressive marketing tactics in mind, experts contemplate this face-off might possibly see both Farah and SRK in some extreme competitive frame of mind. There might also be a volley of verbal attacks and both will leave no stone unturned for their film to be in the news.
Fans like us can only wait and watch to see who gets the upper hand.
Another Dawood movie in the pipeline
Gangster stories in Mumbai have always done well in Bollywood. While ordinary gangster movies open with mixed reviews, movies based on notorious gangster Dawood Ibrahim have always been successful.
2012 will see two films based on the gangster, Sanjay Gupta's 'Shootout At Wadala' and Milan Luthria's 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Part 2'.
'Times of India' reports that 'Kal Ho Naa Ho' director Nikhil Advani is reportedly planning a film on the man as well.
The film will feature actors such as Arjun Rampal and Ronit Roy. According to sources, the film is expected to be shot in Afghanistan.
This action venture will be about guys from RAW (Indian intelligent agency) looking for Dawood in Pakistan and bringing him back to India from Karachi by road.
Nikhil Advani is also working on a multi-starrer project with several A-list actresses including Madhuri dixit, Dimple Kapadia, Shabana Azmi and Karisma Kapoor.
'The Dirty Picture' sweeps Screen awards
'The Dirty Picture' grabbed all awards at the 18th Screen Awards 2012 held on Saturday (where?????). The super hit movie won the Best Film Award, while Milan Luthria won the Best Director award and Vidya Balan was judged the Best Actress
for her bold performance about the rise and fall of the sex symbol.
Ranbir Kapoor won the Best Actor Award for his role in 'Rockstar', while singing legend Asha Bhosle was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala event.
Saif Ali Khan bagged the Best Supporting Actor Award for his convincing performance as a dalit in 'Aarakshan' and Aditi Rao Hydari walked away with the Best Supporting Actress trophy for her role in 'Ye Saali Zindagi'.
Prashat Narayan won the Best Actor in a Negative Role award for 'Murder 2' and Priyanka Chopra was given the Best Actress in a Negative Role for her critically acclaimed performance in '7 Khoon Maaf'.
AR Rahman won the Best Music Cirector for his rocking music in 'Rockstar', while Mohit Chauhan won the Best Male Singer trophy for the song 'Phir se ud chala' in the musical romantic saga.
Best Female Playback Singer Award was given to Shreya Goshal for singing the chartbuster 'Ooh la la' in 'The Dirty Picture'.
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