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Bollywood diva, DishaPatani, has been already making headlines for her phenomenal performance in Tiger Shroff starrer ‘Baaghi 2’ which was a mega blockbuster at the box office. Now it is confirmed that the actress will become a part of another big Bollywood project ‘Bharat’starring Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra.
Disha Patani is all set to be seen playing the second female lead in Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bharat. Rumour Mill has it that actress Shraddha Kapoor was being considered for the part but now Disha Patani will be playing it. Well, this definitely makes a stellar star cast for the film. Disha’s last release Baaghi 2 went on to earn Rs. 165 crore at the box office and Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra are already the formulae for a blockbuster in Bollywood.
Director Ali Abbas Zafar took to Twitter to confirm the news saying, “Welcome @DishPatani to the journey of @Bharat_TheFilm @BeingSalmanKhan @priyankachopra”
Furthermore, as a part of the prep, Disha Patani is expected to learn the way trapeze artists perform and the nitty-gritty of circus as a part of her role. Interestingly, the actress has been trained in martial arts in the past and has also been a gymnast for a few years.
On the other hand, Disha can’t control her excitement of working with superstar Salman Khan. She went on to term it as a dream – come – true moment. She is excitedly looking forward to start the film.
The film also starring comedian Sunil Grover in pivotal roles, Bharat has been booked for an Eid 2019 release. The film is an official adaptation of the 2014 South Korean film Ode to My Father which looked at modern Korean history from the 1950s to the present day through the life of an ordinary man. Bharat will be shot across locations in Abu Dhabi and Spain, besides Punjab and Delhi in India.
Apart from its home productions, Yash Raj Films has successfully distributed films of other renowned film-makers across India through its strong & vast distribution network. Adding to its ever-growing list of titles, YRF will distribute forthcoming Indian animation films “Hanuman vs Mahiravana” and “Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka”, across India. Produced by innovative animation content company Green Gold Animation, these films will be released in Hindi and Tamil languages across India in stereoscopic 3D& normal 2D versions.
In the past, YRF has had a successful distribution collaboration with Green Gold Animation, while distributing their film “Chhota Bheem And the Throne of Bali” across India in May 2013.
Speaking about this twin film deal, Rohan Malhotra, Vice President, Yash Raj Distribution said, “Chhota Bheem and Hanuman are iconic animation characters among Indian kids today. Green Gold Animation has been able to build these inherently Indian animation heroes, Hanuman from mythology and Chhota Bheem as a fictional character and their films deserve a strong release. “Hanuman vs Mahiravana” will release across India on 22 June, 2018 and “Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka” will release later this year.”
Elaborating on their distribution deal with YRF, Rajiv Chilaka, CEO of Green Gold Animation said, “YRF is a big and strong partner for us and we have worked together in the past and we are happy that this partnership will bring two amazing stereoscopic 3D animated movies for Indian audiences. “Hanuman vs Mahiravana” is an Untold story from the Ramayana and is an action packed family movie and we are targeting teenage and older audiences with this movie.”This collaboration with Indian animation for YRF will amplify the reach of these films to their widest possible audience, ensuring Indian audiences get the best of home grown entertainment.
Synopsis of Hanuman vs Mahiravana
The quest to rescue princess Sita is coming to an end as Rama and his army of monkeys make their final push for victory against the demon king Ravana of Lanka. In the ensuing battle, Rama defeats and disarms Ravana but magnanimously spares his life. That night, Ravana unleashes his most powerful ally; his brother Mahiravana, a dark and powerful sorcerer who rules over the Underworld. Mahiravana’s shadow casts a blanket of deception over Rama’s army and the unseen enemy captures Rama and Lakshmana. Mahiravana intends to kill the two princes at day break to fulfill a prophecy that will make him invincible. Can Rama’s friend Hanuman save them before it is too late?
Credit Slate of Hanuman vs Mahiravana
a) Producer : Rajiv Chilaka, Samir Jain & Srinivas Chilakapaudi.
b) Director : Ezhil Vendan.
c) Starring : Animated Characters of Rama, Sita, Hanuman, Lakshman, Sugriva, Vibhishana, Ravana, Mahiravana, Sage Tamisra, Taka & Baka.
d) Writer : Narayanan Vaidyanatan.
Synopsis of Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka
On the emperor’s invitation, Chhota Bheem, now stronger than ever, is in the kingdom of China, participating in a prestigious martial arts competition. When Kia, the emperor’s daughter is taken by her uncle Zuhu, Bheem and team go after the kidnappers, but Zuhu is unlike any enemy Bheem has ever encountered. Steeped in dark magic and martial arts Zuhu is pure evil, Bheem may just have met his nemesis in the land of Dragon.
Credit Slate of Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka
a) Producer : Rajiv Chilaka, Samir Jain & Srinivas Chilakapaudi.
b) Director : Rajiv Chilaka
c) Starring : Animated Characters of Chhota Bheem, Chutki, Jaggu, Raju, Kalia, Princess Kia and Zuhu
d) Writer : Nidhi Anand & Teja Pratap
Green Gold Animation is a pioneer in creating original Indian animation content and has been entertaining the younger generation for over a decade. The shows produced by Green Gold have been hugely popular across all leading kids TV channels like Cartoon Network, Pogo, Discovery Kids, Hungama & Disney, drawing an active viewership of over 60 million kids. The popularity of the characters created by Green Gold has transcended over the years and it has helped the company establish itself as a leading player in Licensing & Merchandising, Movie Production & Distribution, Digital Business, Retail Stores and Events.
Irrfan Khan, who is combating Neuroendocrine Tumour, make his first tweet after he released an official statement about his rare disease two and a half months back. He tweet a message for his film Karwaan’s co-actors Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar. He has wished best for both the stars who are making their debut in Bollywood with Ronnie Screwvala’s production Karwaan. In his tweet, he wrote, “Beginnings have the innocence that experience can’t buy. My best wishes to @dulQuer , @mipalkar for joining the karwaan. ‘ Two karwaans ‘ …. Mine and the movie !! @MrAkvarious @RSVPMovies @RonnieScrewvala.”
Replying to Irrfan’s tweet, the heartthrob of the south cinema, Dulquer wrote, “Thank you so much sir ! Couldn’t have asked for a better beginning than with you ! Wishing and praying for your speedy recovery always!” Just like Dulquer, many fans of the National Award winning star has wished for his recovery and has showered him with best wishes. Rapper and singer Baadshah also replied to Irrfan’s tweet and wrote, “So happy to see you back sir! Wishing you a speedyyyy recovery :)”
The film Directed by Akarsh Khurana, Karwaan is scheduled for an August 10 release. It is a story of three people with distinct character traits who are thrown together on a road trip. While sharing the poster of the films, the makers described the film as “3 lost souls on a journey of a lifetime”. The film has been shot in the beautiful locales of Kerala. Apart from Irrfan, Dulquer and Mithila, the light-hearted comedy also stars Kriti Kharbanda in a pivotal role.
Irrfan Khan was last seen in madcap comedy Blackmail, Irrfan also has another movie with Deepika Padukone in his kitty but filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has pushed back the film in the wake of Irrfan’s health.
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