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An ‘85-year-old’ Rishi Kapoor in ‘Kapoor & Sons’

If one says that Rishi Kapoor is a perfectionist then that will be an underrated sentence. Rishi Kapoor spent five hours every day for a month on make up for his new look in his upcoming film.

The Kapoor actor is not at all shying away from experimenting with his looks. The actor is playing an 85 year old grouchy, bullying old man in his upcoming film, Kapoor & Sons and this is what he’s going to look like.

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According to a source, “Greg Cannom is a Hollywood special makeup effects artist done make-up for him. Cannom has been nominated for nine Academy Awards and has won three times for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ( 2008), Mrs Doubtfire ( 1993) and Dracula ( 1992). He has also been nominated for seven Saturn Awards and received one.”

During the shoot, he had to sit for five hours every day for almost a month and he had to wake up at 5 am. He is a drinking man and people say he has no patience, but for him to wake up early every day and sit for five hours straight was a bit

“When Karan (Johar) and the director Shakun (Batra) came to meet me, I suggested that they take Cannom because I had heard of him. I was not sure about this suggestion being agreed upon since it would be a costly affair, but Karan agreed even though he knew that this would cost him around Rs 1.5 to Rs 1.75 crore,” said Rishi Kapoor. 

“Shakun and I met up with Cannom and discussed the look and we decided that it would be a mix of Rishi Kapoor and A K Hangal’s look”, added the actor. 

Director Shakun further added, “Rishiji’s character is extremely integral to the storyline. Since he is playing a grandfather, we wanted him to look the part.”

Kapoor & Sons will release in UK cinemas through 20th Century Fox on 18th March 2016.

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Interview: Hrithik Roshan talks about ‘Bang Bang’

Bang Bang - Hrithik Roshan - Katrina Kaif - UK  (9)Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan is returning to UK cinemas with Bang Bang this week, the official remake of Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz starrer Knight and Day.

Bang Bang is directed by Sidharth Anand and also stars the most sought-after Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif. 

Filmed extensively across the globe including in the United States, India, Greece, Thailand, the Czech Republic, and Abu Dhabi, the wildly anticipated adventure romance will release in UK cinemas on 2nd October 2014 through 20th Century Fox.

Cineworld Unlimited customers can watch the film at exclusive Unlimited screening nationwide on 1st October 2014. 

Read on to find out what Hrithik Roshan has to say about the film and much more…

Why did you decide to do Bang Bang?
I always look to do something that is challenging and Bang Bang excited me right from the word go. It is a very special film for me, in fact, it is one of best films to date. Bang Bang has everything – action, romance, music, fun, adventure. It is a total entertainer and I enjoyed everything about this movie. It has been an honour to work with Siddharth Anand who has made this incredible movie and Katrina Kaif who I think is one of the most professional actors that I have worked with. Her dedication is unparalleled and that is why she is where she is today.

You have done some death-defying stunts in the film. Why take the risk?
I love the adrenaline rush. I’m an extreme guy and I love doing the action myself. It gives me a high. I have never shot such action sequences in my life – it is definitely a first in Bollywood and I thoroughly enjoyed doing them. We had an incredible crew who took care of me when I was jumping of rooftops or driving a bike or the F1 car and water skiing while attached to a sea-plane or doing the incredible stunt with the fly board that people are really loving. I mean I had a great time doing these extreme action stunts. The risk involved is the high but when you have a team that looks after you and makes sure that you are safe, there is nothing to worry. I trusted them with my eyes closed.


You said Bang Bang has everything but how would you describe the movie?
Bang Bang has everything for everyone. It is a masala movie, a complete family entertainer. I know people are calling it an action film but to me it’s a romantic film at its core. Yes, there is action and incredible never-seen-before action but it revolves around a simple, beautiful love story between my character and Katrina’s. That’s the differentiator of the film. I loved the film when I read it and it was the love story in the middle of the thrill and action that attracted me a lot.

Everyone is going ga-ga about your MJ moves in the Bang bang title track.
Yes, the reaction to the song has been incredible and I thank everyone for the love that they have showered on me and Bang Bang. When Sid first told me about the concept, I wasn’t sure as no one can do what MJ did. But then I thought MJ was an inspiration to me and now that I’m getting a chance to give a tribute to him why should I not. I have given the God of dancing my humble tribute in my own style. I’m very happy that people are liking that. I have not tried to copy because you can’t copy MJ so I danced his moves in my own way and I had a blast. I love the title track. It’s subtle and a really cool dance number. And I danced with all my heart and so did Katrina. She is an outstanding dancer and we had a great time dancing to this song.

Your chemistry with Katrina is being talked about a lot. Katrina and you have
teamed up after the successful Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. How was it working
with her?
I’m really happy that our pairing has been accepted by the audiences and that they are liking what we have done in Bang Bang. It was great working with her as usual. She is a fantastic co-worker. She is extremely professional, very hard-working and has great work ethics. If you see her career graph, these are the values that has made her one the most successful actors that she is today. Katrina is fun to work with and I hope people love the work that we have done in Bang Bang.

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Hawaa Hawaai’s awe-inspiring trailer released

The much awaited trailer of Amole Gupte’s Hawaa Hawaai is out now. Showing the power of friendship, dreams and determination, the trailer makes the message of the movie – Kuch Sapne Sone Nahin Dete – come alive.

The trailer takes audiences on a memorable trip of laughter, smiles, tears and triumph, as the friends and his inline skating coach, played by Saqib Saleem, join hands to make Arjun’s dreams come true. Amazingly crafted dialogues, brilliant inline skating and the rousing performance make the trailer a must watch.

The story of Hawaa Hawaai is about the remarkable journey of a poor boy ‘Arjun’, rich with dreams, as he tries to achieve his goal of becoming a champion Inline Skater.

Hawaa Hawaai stars Partho Gupte as Arjun, an in-line skater and Saqib Saleem as his coach.

Presented by Fox Star Studios and written, produced and directed by Amole Gupte, the film is slated to release on 9th May, 2014.

 

 

 

Photos: ‘Life Of Pi’ – London Premiere

Last night saw an audience captivated at the premiere of the visually spectacular film Life Of Pi held at Leicester Square’s Empire Cinema.

The premiere was attended by the academy award-winning director of the film Ang Lee, the lead star of the film Suraj Sharma and Rafe Spall who stars as the writer in the film.

Other celebrity attendees included musician Rishi Rich, actor Stephen Fry and the magician Dynamo.

Stars graced the water-like blue carpet which provided press with an instant snap shot into Pi’s extraordinary journey at sea.

The flamed torches placed on the carpet captured the dream like, spiritual tone set throughout the film with the blur mimicking the reflective qualities of the water.

Photos:

Rafe Spall -  Life Of Pi London Premiere

Life Of Pi Premiere London

Suraj Sharma_Life Of Pi Premiere_ London _ Red Carpet

Rafe Spall , Ang Lee, Suraj Sharma - Life Of Pi Premiere London