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First look: Rockstar Shahid in Udta Punjab

April 12, 2016 11:38 IST

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Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor, who is playing a rockstar in Udta Punjab, shared his first look on Twitter, above, and wrote: ‘Milna Hain Tommy Singh se ?’

Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the film revolves around drug abuse in Punjab and how it resulted in a socio-economic decline.

Also starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh, and Alia Bhatt, the film will release on June 17.

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Rajinikanth honoured with Padma Vibhushan!

Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth and Priyanka Chopra were conferred with the Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri awards respectively by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya posted a picture, above, and tweeted: ‘#PadmaVibushanRajinikanth.’

Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth was accompanied by his wife Latha. His daughter shared a picture of them together, above, and added: ‘#StyleKing #PadmaVibushanRajinikanth #whistle.’


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Now a biopic on Sachin!

Sachin Tendulkar

After a biopic on Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Mohammad Azharuddin, get ready for a film on Sachin Tendulkar.

Ranveer Singh shared the teaser poster of the film, above, and wrote: ‘Proudly presenting my bro Ravi's maiden venture!!! The Master Blaster's path to glory #SachinTheFilm.’

Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan is eager to watch the film. ‘This one I have to watch. Show me NA soon my friend,’ Shah Rukh tweeted.

Directed by award-winning British director James Erskine, the teaser of the film will release on April 14.

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Raabta goes on floors

Raabta

Kriti Sanon has started shooting for her new film Raabta with Sushant Singh Rajput in Budapest.

She posted a picture, above, and tweeted: ‘Finally the film that i've been breathing for months starts today.. #Raabta Day1..excited! @itsSSR lets rock it!’

The film is being directed by Dinesh Vijan.

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Bipasha: My wedding is the biggest occasion of my life

Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu, who is all set to tie the knot with Karan Singh Grover on April 30, took to Instagram to thank her close pals, and hubby-to-be.

She posted a picture, above, and wrote: ‘Got the cutest gift from my darling little sisters @vi_basu and @baitalikee ! They know that I like to plan everything even if it's a small occasion.And this one is the biggest occasion of my life. Bride to be, ME is hands on every little thing.Thank you @shyamliarora @priyankaa09 , @neh_sharma85 @baitalikee @malvikapanjabi @sonibasu @mamtaanand10 for helping me plan everything. And biggest thanks to my hubby to be @iamksgofficial for always being so patient and loving and helpful in every possible way.’

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Shah Rukh shoots for The Kapil Sharma Show

Kapil Sharma

Shah Rukh Khan recently shot for the first episode of The Kapil Sharma Show and promoted his upcoming film Fan in Delhi.

SRK's manager Pooja Dadlani posted a collage of pictures, above, and wrote: ‘And it was a real Jabra first episode of 'The Kapil Sharma Show' with a live audience of 5000 people.’

The episode will air on April 23.

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Mohit Suri celebrates his birthday

Shraddha Kapoor, Mohit Suri

Director Mohit Suri celebrated his 35th birthday with friends and family on April 11.

Shraddha Kapoor shared a picture from the celebrations, above, and tweeted: ‘Birthday celebrationssssss.’

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RGV’s Veerappan to clash with Anurag Kashyap’s Raman Raghav

Veerappan

Director Ram Gopal Varma says his next Hindi film Veerappanisn’t a remake of Kannada thriller Killing Veerappan.

He shared the first poster of the film, above, and wrote: ‘Not a remake of Kannada superhit "Killing Veerappan" completely Remade in Hindi as a biopic.’

‘He killed 97 policemen,184 people and 900 elephants..734 crores were spent to capture him. Considering there's no organisation behind him he was the deadliest criminal in the whole world. The hunt for him involved Forest department,Border security forces nd 1200special task force ppl. Search for him took 20yrs across borders of 3states in a jungle spanning 16000square kilometers,’ he wrote in a series of tweets.

‘Intrstngly, my VEERAPPAN is releasing on May 27,Same day as Anurag Kashyap's Raman Raghav...May the better villain win! Veerappan is biopic on killer nd Ramanraghav also biopic on killer.its 2 killers tryin 2 kill each othr on May 27th,’ he signed off.

Based on the life of the famous sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, the film will release on May 27.

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Like the poster of Buddha In A Traffic Jam?

Buddha In A Traffic Jam

Anupam Kher ‏shared the first official poster of his next Hindi film Buddha In A Traffic Jam.

He tweeted: ‘What an amazingly powerful poster of our film #BuddhaInATrafficJam - The most relevant film in present scenario.’

Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, the film releases on May 13.