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Emraan Hashmi prepares for new role in ‘Humari Adhuri Kahaani’

Humari Adhoori KahaaniBollywood actors have often mentioned meeting real-life people to get into the skin of the character. While Rani Mukerji interacted with Mumbai police officers for a cop’s role in Mardaani (2014), Vidya Balan met sleuths to play a detective in Bobby Jasoos (2014).

Now, Emraan Hashmi, too, is doing the same. The actor, who plays a restaurant chain owner in his next, Humari Adhuri Kahaani also starring Vidya Balan, has been meeting hotel employees to learn about the nitty-gritties of their profession.

The actor has been taking time out from his work schedules to visit different hotels in the city. “Every alternate day Emraan visits a hotel and he interacts with the management. He is trying to understand their behaviour towards the hotels’ staff and their conduct with the guests,” says a source close to the actor.

Emraan is also meeting a lot of hotel chain owners to know how they function and observe their body language. The actor is also not shying away from interacting with the waiters and is trying to understand how they manage a crisis situation at work.

“He is happy with whatever observations he has made so far and feels this experience will help him to play the role to perfection,” adds the source.

When contacted, Emraan confirmed the news saying, “Yes, I have been meeting a lot of hotel management people. It is always good to study real-life situations before playing a character.”

Humari Adhuri Kahani is directed by Mohit Suri and releases in UK cinemas through 20th Century Fox on 12th June 2015. 

YRF to release ‘Kill Dil’ in UK cinemas

Yash Raj Films will release their upcoming production Kill Dil in UK cinemas on 14th November 2014.

The production house has also today released the official poster of Kill Dil after the series of teaser character posters created a huge anticipation for the first look poster.

Kill Dil Poster

Synopsis: Once upon a time in North India, two killers – Dev(Ranveer Singh) and Tutu (Ali Zafar), roamed free. Abandoned when young and vulnerable,Bhaiyaji (Govinda) gave them shelter and… nurtured them to kill!

All is normal in their lives until destiny throws free-spirited Disha (Parineeti Chopra) into the mix.

What follows is a game of defiance, deception and love.

The film releases in UK cinemas on 14th November 2014 through Yash Raj Films.

Directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Aditya Chopra, Kill Dil is an entertaining thriller about guns and romance. The music has been composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and lyrics penned by Gulzar.

The trailer of the film will be released online on 18th September 2014. 

First Look: Sidharth & Shraddha in ‘The Villain’

Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor who pair up for the first time in Balaji’s The Villain, are looking spectacular together. We bring you the first official film photo of this new-age romantic duo that is sure to set hearts fluttering.

Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor in The Villain UK

As much as Shraddha was comfortable riding a bike and plans to buy one herself in the near future, she would loudly say, ‘Jai Mata Di’, every time the director said ‘action’ for her to ride her bike alone.

The romantic thriller, currently under production in Goa, will be additionally shot in Mumbai and Bangkok, and release in mid-2014. It also stars Riteish Deshmukh in a pivotal, never-seen-before role.

Directed by Mohit Suri, among the industry’s most formidable directors, with three consecutive blockbusters to his credit – Raaz-2, Murder-2 and Aashiqui-2 – The Villain is among the most keenly anticipated features of 2014.

In line with Suri’s enviable track record of creating chart-busting music, the keenly awaited soundtrack of The Villain will boast of five evergreen melodies.

 

 

 

First Look: Vidya Balan in ‘Bobby Jasoos ‘

Born Free Entertainment’s next feature Bobby Jasoos, starring Vidya Balan, started filming on November 23rd, 2013 in the picturesque city of Hyderabad.

Vidya Balan disguised look as a beggar in Bobby Jasoos

The film will be shot in one schedule, over a span of 55 days, amongst a host of never seen before real locations that stand testament to the vibrant and royal cultural history of Hyderabad, as it aims to be a summer 2014 release.

Producers, Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha have put together a strong supporting cast that surround Vidya Balan in a pulsating, thrilling and most importantly heartwarming tale of a woman who’s solitary dream is to become the numero uno private eye of her community.

This includes Ali Fazal, Arjan Bajwa, Anupriya, Supriya Pathak, Tanvi Azmi, Aakash Dahiya and Rajender Gupta amongst others. Bobby Jasoos also marks the return of Kiran Kumar who has been away from the big screen for sometime and the makers are more than excited to present him in a dynamic new avataar.

With Shantanu Moitra and Swanand Kirkire collaborating on the music of Bobby Jasoos, the music promises to be exceptional with melodies that are long lasting.

Producer Dia says,”The idea of Bobby Jasoos was born over a year and a half ago! Today, blessed with an ideal cast and fantastic crew we are ready to roll and nothing gives me more pleasure!!! The actors have been busy in workshops, readings, look tests and their enthusiasm and excitement is palpable. Vidya has ably led from the front and her dedication to preparing for this part is evidence to the fact that she is an actor who continues to respects the craft and is hungry for more despite achieving so much already. I can’t wait for Bobby to be unleashed! “

Sahil adds, “When each artiste and crew member approaches their role in the making of a film with a sense of ownership and selflessness, an enviable energy is born and that usually results in an extremely memorable experience and film. We are ready to give it our best and are confident that the audience will find Bobby Jasoos to be well worth the short wait.”