Friday, April 20, 2012

Shahid Kapoor sets the terms for Vettai

 Shahid Kapoor sets the terms for Vettai

We had told you Shahid Kapoor has opted out of the Hindi remake of Tamil blockbuster Vettai. However, the actor now says he will reconsider his decision provided a reliable Hindi dialogue writer is brought into the project by director N Linguswamy. "Get a good Hindi dialogue writer," Sasha is reported to have given an ultimatum to Linguswamy.

So the problem was only about the language? Linguswamy told Mirror, "I cannot communicate in Hindi. And the dialogues were not being translated properly. That was the main problem. Now my producers UTV are hiring a dialogue writer of their choice, who will be getting together with the Tamil dialogue writer of Vettai to get the essence of the dialogues."

Is Sasha convinced? Says Linguswamy, "We've sorted out the problem and are getting ready to shoot. You must understand I've never done a Hindi film. And it's an all-new experience for me. The Hindi version of Vettai has to be totally different from the Tamil one."

According to a source close to the project, Shahid wasn't impressed by the dialogues in Hindi while the same dialogues in Tamil were bang-on. Buzz is that in all probability, Prasoon Joshi will be brought on board as the Hindi dialogue writer.

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Agent' Kat and Shahid to script a Korean drama

Agent' Kat and Shahid to script a Korean drama

Shahid Kapoor finally looks all set to star opposite Katrina Kaif and he has only Imtiaz Ali to thank. 
This will be Shahid and Imtiaz's second project together after the 2007 superhit Jab We Met, and the latter's debut as a producer under his production house PI Films (P stands for his wife Preety and I for Imtiaz). 

The movie, which will also mark the directorial debut of choreographer Bosco (of Bosco-Caesar fame), has been titled 2 2 Tango and is an official remake of the 2009 South Korean romantic action comedy, My Girlfriend Is An Agent. Bosco confirmed the news.

will direct the film and we are right now at the scripting stage. 
'The official announcement will be made once we are done with the script,' he said. He refused to divulge any details about the cast though.
'All we can say is that the film will feature prominent actors. We don't want to reveal anything without locking a tight script,' he said.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Shahid and Priyanka to sizzle 'break ke baad'?

Shahid and Priyanka to sizzle 'break ke baad'?

Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham Editorial
Looks like the adage of 'life coming back full circle' indeed holds true for Shahid Kapoor. He enjoyed a huge rom-com success in the form of JAB WE MET soon after he broke up with Kareena Kapoor. Now that is hoping for another smash success to bring him back in the reckoning in a big way, his pairing with Priyanka Chopra (another ex-girlfriend) could well prove lucky in TERE MERI KAHAANI.

"Isn't it a strange coincidence," quips an insider, "From one break up to another, Shahid is going through an eventful innings. What is all the more surprising is that his chemistry with the women he has been in love pretty much reflects on screen as well. He did JAB WE MET with Kareena when they were together and the results were there to be seen. On the other hand even though they were into a 'kabhi haan kabhi naa' relationship status during the beginning of TERI MERI KAHAANI, together Shahid and Priyanka are glowing on screen. Now this is what chemistry is all about."
Though Shahid and Priyanka never went on record about their togetherness, they have been in news ever since the making of KAMINEY. Sparks flew on screen during that film as well even though it was an action thriller. Their romance is said to have fizzled away over a period of time and for the last few months, Shahid has been enjoying his single status.

"In fact his birthday in Goa was pretty much an announcement of his bachelorhood, what with a bevy of beauties being invited for an extended bash. However all of this happened after he had finished shooting for TERI MERI KAHAANI. Looking at the promos of the film, it is clear that he shared great tuning with Priyanka during making of the film at the least," a film buff adds.

Well, going by some 'thanda' response that his pairing fetched in MAUSAM (Sonam Kapoor), CHANCE PE DANCE (Genelia D'Souza), DIL BOLE HADIPPA (Rani Mukerji) and KISMAT KONNECTION (Vidya Balan), one can well hope that it would be back to hot-n-sizzling all over again for Shahid and Priyanka, albeit 'break ke baad'!

Shahid Kapoor helps Nargis Fakhri

Shahid Kapoor helps Nargis Fakhri

It's easy to make friends in Bollywood. But retaining those friendships is what seems a lot more challenging. Especially if it's between an actor and an actress.

Shahid Kapoor however seems to least care about rumours of him dating newbie Nargis Fakhri. Probably why he did not think twice before tending to the lady who needed some help after a long night of partying. Eyewitnesses confirm that they saw the actress throwing up in Kapoor's car, right outside his house.

Friend indeed

Says a source, "Shahid and Nargis have been hanging out with the same set of friends. They have been spotted partying a few times in the city, but this was probably one of the nights where they went a little overboard and Nargis started to feel a little unwell. Shahid however, the gentleman he is, did everything possible to make her feel comfortable."

Adds the source, "To some extent Shahid has become oblivious to the girls he gets linked up with. He really hit it off with Nargis ever since their stage performance at one of the award functions and he isn't going to stop talking to her just because there have been rumours about them dating."

Interestingly, Nargis has recently been quoted denying her relationship with Shahid. Says the source, "This isn't the first time Shahid has helped a female friend out. He has always been around even when Priyanka needed him. He's a dependable guy, at least when it comes to friends." Well, we wonder if that's what helps him score with the lovely ladies!

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Teri Meri Kahaani is different: Kunal Kohli

Teri Meri Kahaani is different: Kunal Kohli

In the film, both Shahid and Priyanka will be seen in three different avatars over three time spans — 1910, 1960 and 2012, akin to Three Times, which features three separate love stories chronologically set in 1911, 1966 and 2005, with actors, Shu Qi and Chang Chen. The 2005 Taiwanese film was and won several awards.

However, Kohli says his film is different. “I have not seen the film (Three Times) to begin with, but someone told me about it while I was making the movie and I happened to read about it. But I would still say our film is completely different. It is just a coincidence,” he says.

“There is no similarity between the two films. Nowadays, if you want to remake a film, you just buy the rights and make the film. So, if I wanted to make Three Times, I would have bought the rights,” he adds.

Citing an example, Kohli says, “When I made Hum Tum, there was a Hollywood flick called Before Sunset that came six months after, and it had the exact opening as my film...where the guy has lost his love and he has released a book. The film starts with a press conference, where the lead actor talks about the love he lost, which is quite similar to my movie.”

As for the first trailer of Teri Meri Kahani, there seem to be a few sections that are somewhat similar to Shahid’s last film, Mausam, where the hero happens to meet the leading lady, actor Sonam Kapoor, in three different situations. But, according to Kohli, every love story has the basic element of love, meeting and parting ways in some way or the other.

“To meet and part ways is there in every love story, be it Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (DDLJ), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Fanna, Hum Tum, or, Veer Zaara. If you see any popular romantic film, it will have a love story that is all about meeting and parting. But what is different is how the lovers meet, and how they part ways. The treatment of this film is also different,” says Kohli.

Shahid Kapoor Priyanka Chopras Teri Meri Kahaani First Look and Trailer

Kunal Kohli has finally unveiled the much awaited poster of the film Teri Meri Kahaani starring Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. The trailer of the film was also released last week and since then it has been a talk amongst the fans for the sizzling chemistry that the ex-bollywood couple Shahid and Priyanka share in the film.

timeless love story’, the film depicts the three eras of love stories from 1910 to 2012 and the poster very clearly showcases Shahid and Priyanka’s look in the three eras. The film will also feature Neha Sharma and Prachi Desai. According to the sources, Neha will be playing the role of Shahid’s love of 2011 in which she plays an urban contemporary modern girl with grey shades to her character. She is very excited about her role in the film.

The trailer of the film has already set the expectations high. There has been some real good work done in making the poster in which both Shahid and Priyanka are looking wonderful. The sizzling chemistry of the two has been liked by the audience in the film Kaminey earlier. The film is expected to hit theatres in the month of June.

Check out the trailer of the film