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Hrithik Roshan is essaying the most challenging role of his career in the biopic of ‘Super 30’ founder Anand Kumar. His new look has been appreciated not just by fans but by Kumar himself, who has found an ‘uncanny resemblance’ to his own appearance in his youth.
Throwing on a leather jacket and boots, Madhuri Dixit is all set to ride into her first Marathi film. She’s been shooting 12 hours daily for Bucket List, a slice-of-life film in which she plays a homemaker. We wish her all the best, and wonder if she’ll be taking that motorcycle for a drive on the Great Wall of China with Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson.
Salman Khan’s new “girl” has arrived by tweet from a world of chocolate. Half-Iraqi, half-Afghan Warina Hussain, a graduate of the New York Film Academy and best known for a Dairy Milk ad, will star opposite Salman’s brother-in-law Aayush Sharma in Loveratri. Salman’s tweet that he’d found a “girl” sparked rumours about the inevitable: his wedding.
To be clear, the actor is the one on the right. Kranti Prakash Jha will play Baba Ramdev in an 85-episode biographical series Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh. Ramdev claims to have shared all his life’s truths and was prepared to face any resulting sangharsh (struggle). The writers have worked very hard to get it right—their own Bhagirath prayas, perhaps.
Recently accused of sexually assaulting his 18-year-old cousin in Shimla 47 years ago, actor Jeetendra is certainly under scrutiny in these #MeToo times. For his part, he’s denied any wrongdoing through his lawyer, who called the accusations “fabricated”.
“I was in a very committed relationship. But for almost a year, I’ve been single,” said Priyanka Chopra in an interview with Filmfare. She named no names, confirmed that she’d dated an American and was waiting for her “mind to explode”.
With the upcoming season of Game of Thrones expected to be the last, the creators of one pop culture sensation are moving on to another. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will be piloting a new Star Wars trilogy as writers and producers, after having earlier been linked to HBO’s much-criticised Confederate.