The biopic on Sarbjit Singh has created much curiosity among the audiences. The industry and media have been waiting with anticipation to see who would play the role of Dalbir Kaur, Sarbjit Singh’s sister. The makers have finally announced that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be playing the lead role in the upcoming Bollywood film.
Confirming the news, Producer of ‘Sarbjit’, Sandeep Singh said that the role needed a strong character. And Aishwarya fits the bill perfectly and hence she was chosen for the role. The producer, after supporting films like Aligarh and co-producing Mary Kom has realized that content driven films are his forte. Hence he decided to make this film.
Dalbir Kaur Singh was delighted to hear about the recent development.
‘Sarbjit’ is to be directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sandeep Singh, Zeeshan Quadri & Omung Kumar. The shoot of the film is scheduled to begin in October 2015 and will be released at Cannes in May 2016.
The trailer launch of the upcoming Bengali film “FAKEBOOK” took place recently. Present at the launch were directors Sanjay Bardhan and cast members Gaurav Chakrabarty, Ridhima Ghosh, Indrashish Ray, Tanaji Dasgupta among others.
When a considerable amount of daily time goes in chatting with our online friends on the social networking site Facebook, relationships also do happen on the social networking site. The film Fakebook also deals with such a relationship which develops on a social networking site. The film is about four individuals namely Hutum, Payel, Rajarshi and Vidyaan. How far can one go for love is what the film shows!!!
“We are confident that FAKEBOOK will definitely strike a chord with today’s youngsters who are much engrossed with smart phones and social networking sites” said Sanjay Bardhan, the Director of the film.
“My character is a simple straight forward girl named Payel who takes things at face value. The films shows in layers how a person like me can be affected by the virtual reality,” said Riddhima.
“My character Rajarshi is the one who inspires Hutum (Gaurav) to enter the world of social media and have a go at online dating. The fun fact is that we needed to photo-shop Hutum’s picture in order to make him fair!” revealed Tanaji.
FAKEBOOK produced by And Movies Pvt. Ltd. and directed by Sanjay Bardhan is slating for release on 15th May 2015.
Fakebook Official Trailer | Bengali | And Movies Presents | Gourab | Ridhima (You Tube)
With Durga Puja just a few weeks away, can Mahalaya be far behind? The sweet and gorgeous Tollywood actresses Srabanti will be essaying the role of Ma Durga for a Mahalaya program titled “Durga Durgotinashini” only on ETV Bangla.
The whole Mahalaya act has been choreographed by eminent dancer Alokananda Roy. This will be the first of its kind Mahalaya episode where various kinds of dance forms will be used. Some of the dance forms used are Odissi, Bharat Natyam, Kalaripayattu, Kathakali, Kandayn (Sri Lankan dance form). The act has been conceptualized by Abhinandan Banerjee and Chandrasis Ray. The entire show will comprise of songs and dance performances by eminent theatre personalities. Music composition for this episode has been arranged by Samir Biswas.
Asura has always been neglected in the Mahalaya acts but in this act we will see the birth of Asura, which is a new feature for the views. It is only during half time that we see Ma Durga appearing in the episode. Suman Saha a trained Kalaripayattu dancer and an eminent theatre personality will portray the role of Asura. Shiva will be portrayed by Arijit Chowdhury while the role of Brahma will be portrayed by Krishna Kishore Mukherjee. The entire show will comprise of songs and dance performances by eminent theatre personalities.
The performance with stylized form of art and use of good vfx will definitely be visually enriching for the audience and competitive enough to compel the viewers to tune into ETV on the Mahalaya morning.
To know more watch Mahalaya on 23rd September Tuesday between 5-7.30 am only on ETV Bangla.