Superstar Salman Khan has broken his own record and ‘Bharat’ is the biggest opener of his life. His EID release “Bharat” minted over Rs 42 crore on the first day. The actor on Thursday took to social media to thank his fans for giving “me my career’s biggest opening ever”.
He tweeted: “Big thank you to all for giving me my career’s biggest opening ever.” “What made me the happiest and proudest is when during a scene in my film, national anthem is recited and every one stood up as a mark of respect. There could be no bigger respect for our country than this… Jai Hind,” Salman added.
According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, “Bharat”, which also stars actress Katrina Kaif, is Salman’s biggest Eid opener. “‘Bharat’ storms the box office. Proves yet again Salman Khan is the biggest crowd puller. ‘Bharat’ opens much bigger than Salman and Ali Abbas Zafar’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai (Rs 34.10 crore) and ‘Sultan’ (Rs 36.54 crore). ‘Bharat’ – Wednesday (Rs 42.30 crore) India business,” Taran tweeted.
“Bharat”, directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, is an official remake of the Korean film “An Ode To My Father”. The Bollywood film depicts the history of India through the life of an ordinary man.
After receiving a positive response from the audience, Zafar said in a statement: “It is humbling to be showered this kind of love by audiences. I have tried to present Salman Khan in a totally new light and as a totally new hero with ‘Bharat’.
“I’m ecstatic that audiences have liked our attempt to make ‘Bharat’ a thoroughly entertaining joyride that also has its soul in the right place.”
The film also features Sunil Grover, Jackie Shroff, Tabu, Satish Kaushik and Disha Patani.
Superstar Salman Khan has shared a video of himself dancing to the tunes of “Urvasi urvasi” with dance icon Prabhudheva. Actor Kichcha Sudeep of “Eega” and filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala are also seen shaking legs with the “Dabangg” star in the video shared on Twitter on Tuesday.
Salman captioned it: “Dance class from the master himself Prabhudheva, Kiccha Sudeep, Sajid Nadiadwala.”
“Urvasi Urvasi” is a Tamil-language song, which was later dubbed into Telugu and Hindi composed by musical maestro A.R. Rahman for the 1994 film “Kadhalan”. The Hindi version of the “Kadhalan” soundtrack is called “Humse Hai Muqabala”. It inspired the title of Rajsirpy’s 1996 film “Take It Easy Urvasi”.
The 53-year-old star has become very active on social media lately. He has been giving his fans a sneak peek into his personal life, work schedules and fitness regime.
The actor, who was last seen in “Bharat”, is currently shooting for “Dabangg 3”. Salman Khan will also be sharing screen with actress Alia Bhatt in “Inshallah”.
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HomeNews & GossipJournalist Guild of India (EJGI) appreciates Ekta’s apology but will still boycott...
The promotional event of song ‘Wakhra Swag’ from movie “Judgemental Hai Kya” took an ugly turn yesterday when actor Kangana Ranaut got into an ugly spat with PTI Journalist where the actress misbehaved with the journalist in front of media. Things turned nasty when Kangana questioned a journalist the over his negative remarks on her last release, “Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi”.
Post the unpleasant incident Entertainment Journalist Guild of India (EJGI) demanded public apology from the production house Balaji Telefilms and actor Kangana Ranaut. Take a look at the video as to how it all started.
Ekta Kapoor’s production house Balaji Motion Pictures on Wednesday issued an apology after receiving widespread flak by the media fraternity over actress Kangana Ranaut’s ugly spat with a journalist.
A statement from Balaji Motion Pictures is issued today which says “A lot is being reported about the debate that ensued between our film ‘JudgeMentall Hai Kya’ actor and a journalist, at the film’s song launch event on July 7. Unfortunately, the event took an unpleasant turn. “While the people involved in it fairly held their own perspectives but because it happened at the event of our film, we, as the producers, would like to apologise and express regret for this untoward incident,” read the Balaji statement.
The Balaji statement, issued on behalf of Kapoor, urged the media “to not let this one incident hamper the team effort that has gone behind making the film”.
“We would like to maintain that our intention was not to disrespect or hurt anyone’s sentiments,” the statement concluded.
After the statement has been issued Entertainment Journalist Guild of India appreciated the step from production house however they still maintained their decision of boycotting Kangana Ranaut and not cover her any promotion.
The actress sister Rangoli has however, added fuel to the fire by putting nasty remarks on the twitter handle of the journalist.
“JudgeMentall Hai Kya” is scheduled to release on July 26.
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HomeNews & GossipAmitabh Bachchan proves yet again why he is called Big B. Delivers...
Amitabh Bachchan proved yet again that why is he called Bollywood’s Big B. The megastar, 76, delivered a 14-minute long take in one shot for “Chehre”, leaving the crew in awe of his talent. The film’s producer Anand Pandit lauded his friend Amitabh for it.
Anand Pandit said, “I believe I am blessed to be a part of a film that has this historic scene. Giving a fourteen minute shot is not only difficult but requires dedication of a different kind. And add to it the way Amitji delivered it with finesse. There was pin drop silence on the sets followed by thunderous applause. He is legendary and an inspiration for each one of us,”.
“Chehre” is a mystery thriller with Amitabh and Emraan Hashmi in lead roles. The film is directed by Rumi Jaffrey and produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Saraswati Entertainment Private Limited. Big B’s feat for the film was also praised by sound artiste Resul Pookutty.
On June 16, he had tweeted: “Today Amitabh Bachchan marked another history in Indian cinema. Last day, last shot of first schedule of ‘Chehre’… he performed a fourteen minute long submission in one shot and the whole crew stood up and clapped! Dear Sir, undoubtedly you are one of the best in the world.”
To that, Big B said: “Resul .. you give me far too much credit than I deserve or am capable of.”