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RGV: Blame Sholay for the failure of Aag

Last updated on: April 17, 2012 15:36 IST

RGV: Blame Sholay for the failure of Aag

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Once again, Ram Gopal Varma defended himself for his unsuccessful remake of Ramesh Sippy's blockbuster movie Sholay.

'If Sholay wasn't made aag wouldn't have been made..so the real culprit is Sholay..my case rests nd I will shut up for now,' he tweeted.

As far as his latest film Department is concerned, seven cameras have been used for the film. 'Incidentally like wht sme ppl ar thinking department has not been shot with canon 5 D alone..its just one of the 7 types of cameras used. Its been shot in multiple formats with 5D 7D Lumix Gopro Sony Nx5 nd 60D..each camera was used for its own uiqueness in capturing a shot. There were lots of rigs custom made to facilitate the complexly pre designed shots in all the hard core action scenes of Department,' RGV explained on Twitter.

He added: 'Idea of using these ws 2 tke advntage of their size nd weight 2 create angles nd movements whch ar nt possible wth conventional cameras. Department is a hard hitting action drama nd I wntd to apply a cmpltly new language of cinema In terms of both its camera work nd editing. Film is bout a story nd technique is hw u chose to narrate it..so it goes without saying that technique can nvr compensate fr lack of story.'

Department will release on May 18.


Image: Movie poster of Department


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WATCH: Arjun Kapoor in Chokra Jawaan

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Parineeti Chopra shared the latest song Chokra Jawaan from her upcoming film Ishaqzaade, co-starring Arjun Kapoor.

Karan Johar is already a fan of the song. 'Ok am a full ISHAQZAADE fan!! Watch arjun kapoor in the new song "chokra jawaan" and you will want to break into step immediately!! Go arjun,' he tweeted.


Image: Arjun Kapoor in Chokra Jawaan from Ishaqzaade


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WATCH: Mar Jayian from Vicky Donor

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Music composer Vishal Dadlani shared the music video of Mar Jayian from Vicky Donor, featuring Ayushman Khurana and Yaami Gautam.

'And so it has ARRIVED -The Music video for Mar Jayian #VickyDonor' he tweeted with the video.

The song is sung by Vishal and Sunidhi Chauhan.

Vicky Donor releases this Friday.


Image: Mar Jayian from Vicky Donor


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Shooting stars!

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Madhuri Dixit shared a picture from her latest photo shoot and tweeted: 'Hey guys. Thought you would enjoy this pic from our shoot yesterday!' 

Raveena Tandon is shooting with Sushmita Sen and John Abraham. 'Shooting with Sushmita Sen and John Abraham..Sush,interesting life,daring to do,what others shudder to do.. John Abraham,a friend and a simple well brought up young man who handles his stardom with the same simplicity and Humbleness,' she updated.

Shabana Azmi seems to be having acting woes. 'Shooting in scorching heat covered from head to toe in cement!Glamorous?that it aint!' she wrote.

Karan Johar is shooting in Bangkok for Student Of The Year. 'Shooting in the scorching heat of bangkok!!!!' he tweeted.


Image: Madhuri Dixit
Video: Twitter

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