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  September 6, 2001   

SRK and Kamal Haasan together?

Shah Rukh Khan

It is believed that Shah Rukh Khan will be starring in Kamal Hassan's next film. Kamal is keen that Shah Rukh acts in the Hindi remake of his Tamil film Tenali.

Word has it that Kamal also had been approached for the Farah Khan's first film starring SRK.

Lajja -- still in troubled waters


The pro-Hindu Shiv Sena demanded an immediate ban on Lajja because it, in their opinion, denigrated gods and goddesses.

The president of the Nothern Unit of the Sena said that if the film continued its run, they would stall the screening using their own methods.

He also wrote to the Information and Broadcasting Minister Sushma Swaraj urging her prohibit the screening of the film in Delhi and other Northern states.

The Shiv Sena said they would not tolerate any insult to the Hindu gods and goddesses and will take all steps to deal with any such attempt. They objected to the scene where goddess Sita was shown taking alcohol.

Public funded Veer Savarkar ready for release

Veer Savarkar which claims to be the first film in the world to be made with money donated by the public, is almost ready for release.

Based on the life of the freedom fighter, the film is produced by Savarkar Darshan Prathishthan.

The film stars Shailendra Gaur as Savarkar, Tom Alter, Navni Parihar, Mrinal Kulkarni, Pankaj Berry and Surendra Rajan as Gandhi.

Rahi spent 18 months researching for the film, six months writing the script and more than two years shooting the film.

Banking on Ajnabee

Bobby Deol is banking on Ajnabee to give him the hit his career needs.

He hopes that teaming up with the director duo Abbas-Mastan will recreate the Soldier magic.

Ajnabee releases on September 21.

AB, Sanjay, Sunil, Aditya, Kumar and Mahesh in song

Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Aditya Panscholi, Mahesh Manjrekar, Kumar Gaurav have all sung a song together for Kaante.

The song is a naughty number and with lyrics like Chodna chodna re mera bheja phod na! it promises to be different.

Compiled by Vivek Fernandes
Design: Imran Shaikh