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Rajinikanth surprised by Sonakshi's work in Tamil debut

May 12, 2014 16:26 IST
Sonakshi Sinha

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Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who will share the screen with the Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, has surprised him with her performance.

Sonakshi, 26, is making her debut in Tamil with Lingaa.

"It is Sonakshi's debut in the south and we all are quite fascinated, including Rajinikanth sir, by how she has adapted to the south movies so quickly. Even though it is a completely new language for Sonakshi, she has been pretty quick with the shooting and all the scenes are coming out perfect in the first shot itself," a source from the production team said.

The first shooting schedule of Lingaa, starring Rajinikanth, Sonakshi Sinha, Anushka Shetty and Jagapathy Babu just concluded in Mysore.

The film will have music by A R Rahman.

Directed by K S Ravikumar, the film spans generations and goes from current times to the flashback.

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Amitabh Bachchan in love with Filmistaan trailer

May 12, 2014 16:26 IST
Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is all praises for the trailer of upcoming movie Filmistaan, which is about an affable Bollywood buff.

The 71-year-old actor also shared the link of the trailer online.

"Fresh talent, innovative ideas compassionate audience in our cinema. Watch trailer of 'Filmistaan'. Loved it," Bachchan posted on Twitter.

The Nitin Kakkar-directed film, which was named the Best Feature Film in Hindi at the 60th National Film Awards 2012, will see newcomer Sharib Hashmi play the lead role.

The film was screened at the Busan International Film Festival, the Mumbai Film Festival, and the International Film Festival of Kerala.

Filmistaan will hit theatres on June 6.