The much-awaited ninth instalment of the Fast and Furious series — "Fast and Furious-9" will release on June 25. It will release in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The series is loved in India and the seventh movie of this franchise was the first Hollywood movie to cross the Rs 100 crore collection mark in 2015. It will also feature John Cena.
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Ramanand Sagar's epic mythological show Ramayan, first telecasted in 1987-1988, is all set for its re-telecast on Television. Reportedly, the show will be aired on Star Bharat at 7 pm every day. Taking to Instagram, Dipika Chikhlia who played the role of Sita stated "so excited to share that Ramayan will be airing on the small screens again this year."
Amazon Studios is, reportedly, underway to produce a docuseries based on the personal and professional life of tennis star Serena Jameka Williams. The docuseries, untitled yet, will be the product of collaboration between Plum Pictures, Goalhanger Films and Amazon. Both Williams and Amazon expressed their excitement for the project and the tennis star said, "I have a lot of stories I'm eager to tell".
Ranveer Singh has announced to work with director S Shankar on the Hindi adaptation of Tamil movie Anniyan released in 2005. Produced by Jayantilal Gada, the shooting for Tamil psychological thriller is expected to begin in 2022. Mentioning Shankar as "one of finest talents", Ranveer said, "To lead a film like Anniyan is a dream come true for any artiste. It's undoubtedly a once-in-a-lifetime performance piece."
Netflix has acquired Kartik Aaryan's upcoming movie Dhamaka for a whopping Rs 135 crore, making it the most expensive Hindi film purchased by an OTT platform. Based on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack plot, the movie is a remake of South Korean movie The Terror Live. Dhamaka will possibly be releasing in May/June. Dhamaka broke record of Akshay Kumar-starrer Lakshmi Bomb sold for Rs 110 crore to… read-more
Telugu actress Sai Pallavi has announced her new film 'Love Story' and unveiled its poster on the occasion of Ugadi (Gudi Padwa). A romantic drama film, 'Love Story', is written and directed by Sekhar Kammula and features Nag Chaitanya opposite Pallavi. The actress, who also starred in ‘Fidaa’ and ‘Maari 2', had shot fame after Premam (2015) and also gained social respect when she denied endorsing fairness creams in 2019.
Hollywood actor Hank Azaria apologised for his racist portrayal of Indian character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on the long-running hit sitcom "The Simpsons". The character of Apu received harsh criticism due to the racial stereotype portrayed and the fact that he was voiced by a Caucasian actor. Azaria further said that the character has been the reason behind many racially motivated crimes against Indians living in America.
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Director Vinod Sam Peter’s Marathi film 'Puglya' has bagged Best Foreign Language Feature award at Moscow International Film Festival. Centered around the lives of two boys, the movie portrays their affection and emotions towards a dog. Besides winning topmost honours at the World Premiere Film Awards in California, ‘Puglya’ has also been nominated in Best Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography category at other International Film… read-more
Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock has said that he was considering to run for US Presidential elections in future. The Hollywood megastar said, "I do have that goal to unite our country and I also feel that if that is what people want, the I will do that". The statement has come following the consumer trends company Piplsay's public poll that indicated 46% Americans would vote for Johnson.
The 74th British Academy Film and Television Awards' (BAFTA) on April 11, via a video-clip, payed tribute to Indian actors Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. Remembering the duo in its 'In Memorium' segment, BAFTA also honoured over 40 other artists including Kirk Douglas and Chadwick Boseman who died in 2020. Besides, the organisers also remembered Britain's Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip who passed away on April 9.