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First look: Emraan Hashmi as Mohammad Azharuddin

February 08, 2016 15:16 IST

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

Emraan Hashmi

Cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin celebrates his 53rd birthday today and Emraan Hashmi had a surprise in store for him.

Emraan tweeted his look from the biopic Azhar and wrote: ‘Happy 53rd Birthday @mpazhar. Here is my birthday present. Me as You in #Azhar! #HappyBirthdayAzhar.’

Produced by Ekta Kapoor and directed by Tony D'Souza, the film is based on the life of the Mohammad Azharuddin. It will release on May 13.

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Yami Gautam to romance Hrithik Roshan

Sanam Re actress Yami Gautam is all set to romance Hrithik Roshan in Kaabil.

Confirming the news, Yami tweeted: 'Can't wait to commence this journey @iHrithik ! Super elated to be working with you ! Let's go !!’

Hrithik Roshan added: ‘Im looking 4ward 2 dis journey. #KAABIL- v r capable of much more than v can ever imagine. @yamigautam v r going 2 rock dis!’

Director Sanjay Gupta ‏wrote: ‘The supporting cast of #KAABIL is equally exciting. I'm so looking forward to work with my buddies from earlier & new actors that join us.’

The film will be produced by Rakesh Roshan.

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It’s a wrap for Raees in Bhuj!

Rahul Dholakia

Filmmaker Rahul Dholakia has completed the shooting of Raees in Bhuj.

'Bhuj schedule of #raees wrapped. Thank you all for making this such a wonderful shoot,' Rahul tweeted.

He later shared a picture of himself, above, and added: 'Planted a tree at the regenta hotel in Bhuj - thank you for your hospitality.'

The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

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RGV dedicates his next film to Censor Board

Ram Gopal Varma

In a series of tweets, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma ‏took to Twitter to announce his theatre company called RGV Talkies which will produce films and release them online.

He shared the first look of Single X and wrote: 'I am soon launching an online theatre called RGVtalkies which will 1st release my debut short film called Single X. My interest in digital space is, I don't need to restrict content for censor purposes nd feature length requirements.'

‘RGVtalkies will not restrict to only films made by me but it will release films made by anyone suiting my taste. #RGVtalkies will release erotic, crime,horror etc genres..in short anything which dark,gritty and shocking,’ he added.

'#RGVtalkies will not under any circumstances release films made on God because I don't believe in God. #RGVtalkies will in no way release films made on sports because I hate sports. #RGVtalkies will never release Romantic comedies and Sex comedies because I take both Love and Sex very seriously. I am going to dedicate my #RGVtalkies release debut film Single X to the Censor Board,' he signed off.

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On the sets of Raaz 4

Raaz 4

Director Vikram Bhatt has been busy shooting for the fourth installment of the Raaz film series in Romania.

Producer Mahesh Bhatt shared a picture, above, and wrote: ‘Raaz 4: The solitude of the director and the craziness of a film set!!’

The horror film will star Emraan Hashmi, Kriti Kharbanda and Gaurav Arora.

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How Priyanka Chopra celebrated the Chinese New Year

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra, who is shooting for American television show Quantico in Montreal, celebrated the Chinese New Year with her co-stars.

She shared a picture, above, and wrote: ‘An Indian an Arab an American celebrating Chinese New Year eating Japanese food! #WomenOfTheWorld’

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MTV Roadies X4 team meets with an accident

The crew members of reality show Roadies X4 recently met with an accident at Darjeeling's Pesok viewpoint, as the bus overturned.

Neha Dhupia, who is judging the show, tweeted: 'Sadly, some of our crew members on @MTVRoadies met with an accident, thanks for ur concern guys, please pray for everyone's speedy recovery!'

'Everything is under control now and in the true #roadie spirit we set back on our journey. Ur concern means a lot to all of us!' she added.

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Sushant Singh Rajput gets ready for Raabta

Sushant Singh Rajput

After completing the shoot for Neeraj Pandey’s biopic Dhoni: The Untold Story, Sushant Singh Rajput has started training for his next film called Raabta.

He shared a picture, above, and tweeted: ‘#TillIGetItRight Day5 training pic for #Raabta.’

Director Homi Adajania will co-direct the film with producer Dinesh Vijan. It will also feature Kriti Sanon.

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Randeep Hooda: My weight loss was done under strict supervision

Randeep Hooda

Randeep Hooda, who has lost 18 kilos in 28 days for biopic Sarbjit, says he lost the weight under the strict supervision of his sister Anjali.

He shared his look, above, and wrote: ‘PLS DONT TRY THIS HOME!! My #weightloss was done under strict supervision of a super specialist & my sis @Anjalihooda.’

The film is based on Sarabjit Singh, an Indian farmer who was convicted of terrorism and spying in Pakistan, and was sentenced to death.

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Fitoor to release in Sweden

Fitoor

Aditya Roy Kapur and Katrina Kaif-starrer Fitoor will release in Sweden on February 13.

Director Abhishek Kapoor shared the poster and wrote: ‘Love from #sweden.. Iets make it rock.’

Based on Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations, the film will release on February 12 in India.

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Imran Khan goes to Harvard!

Imran Khan

Imran Khan, who attended the annual India Conference of Harvard University in Boston, shared a picture of himself on Instagram, above, and captioned it, ‘If these guys saw my school report cards, they'd kick me off campus immediately!’

Kamal Haasan, who also attended the conference, took to Twitter to thank everyone and wrote: ‘Thank you people at the conference for all the sensible questions. It made me feel and sound my thoughts better. Thanks for so much love.’