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No Game of Thrones spoilers for Bollywood star Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan has been in Belfast for the city's film festival.
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A ‘Forrest Gump’ Bollywood Remake Is In The Works – Could It Actually Work?

Forrest Gump is running over to India. The Tom Hanks-starring Oscar winner is getting a Hindi-language remake courtesy of Bollywood, following a long tradition of Hollywood movies that have gotten a Bollywood remake or knock-off. The Forrest Gump Bollywood remake will be titled Lal Singh Chadha and is set to star Indian superstar Aamir Khan. Like Forrest Gump’s famous catchphrase, you really don’t know what you’re gonna get in the world of movie news. In this case, it’s a Forrest Gump Bollyw...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, India, Alabama, Tom Hanks, Khan, Robert Zemeckis, Mumbai, Bollywood, Paramount, Remakes, Viacom, Aamir Khan, Forrest-Gump

Aamir Khan Sets up ‘Forrest Gump’ Remake in India

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan will star in and co-produce an Indian adaptation of multiple Oscar-winning fantasy-drama “Forrest Gump.” It will go by the title “Lal Singh Chaddha.” Khan announced his involvement on Thursday at a press event in Mumbai held for his 54th birthday. Aamir Khan Productions will co-produce alongside Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. Advait Chandan, […]
Tags: Asia, News, India, Global, Remake, Khan, Mumbai, Viacom, Aamir Khan, Forrest Gump, Aamir Khan Productions, Advait Chandan, Lal Singh Chaddha

Forrest Gump Getting Bollywood Remake as Lal Singh Chadha

Forrest Gump getting Bollywood remake as Lal Singh Chadha The 1994 Oscar-winning film Forrest Gump is getting a Bollywood remake. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the remake, titled Lal Singh Chadha, will star Aamir Khan, who will also produce alongside Viacom India. The Hindi-language remake will be directed by Advait Chandan, who helmed the actor’s 2017 musical drama Secret Superstar. The announcement was made on Thursday during Khan’s 54th birthday event in Mumbai. “We have bought the...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Tom Hanks, Khan, Robert Zemeckis, Jon Favreau, Mumbai, Bollywood, Paramount, Extras, Aamir Khan, Forrest Gump, Hrithik Roshan, Winston Groom, Saif Ali Khan, ComingSoon

Love Commandos: guardians of forbidden romance accused of extortion

Sanjoy Sachdev helped scores of Indian couples marry across cultural lines, and against family wishes – but police are asking if he was a fraudIt was a world-famous charity dedicated to rescuing star-crossed Indian lovers. For the past nine years, using a network of secret safe-houses across India, Love Commandos sheltered thousands of young people seeking to marry outside their caste, religion or clan – and who feared their families might kill them for it.Sanjoy Sachdev, the organisation’s chai...
Tags: India, Religion, Women, South and Central Asia, Hinduism, Forced marriage, Aamir Khan, Robert Frost, Bjorn Borg, Sanjoy Sachdev

Profanity is the new Comedy??

Although I have been reading a few facebook status updates on 'AIB Roast' I never had a chance to see it. I kinda knew what to expect as I had seen a few excerpts of the Comedy Central Roast. When I say excerpts it would be mainly a few ads on television and occasional random clips in youtube. Profanity expressed by a bunch of dapper gentlemen and some weird ladies and thats all about it. And today one of my dear friend sent me a clip of the AIB Roast via whatsapp. The same old profanity that I...
Tags: Psychology, Virat Kohli, Aamir Khan, Karan Johar, Arjun Kapoor, Christian Community, AIB Roast, AIB, AIB Roast to Freedom of Speech, Shabbu

Vivo V15 Pro with 32MP pop-up front camera, AI triple rear cameras, in-display fingerprint scanner teased in video [Update: More images on Amazon]

Update - February 8: has started teasing the phone with more images and has also enabled 'notify me' option. It shows earpiece on the top edge, 48-megapixel primary rear camera sensor that will offer 12-megapixel output. It also shows the next-generation in-display fingerprint scanner, SIM slot, USB Type-C Port and the loudspeaker grill on the bottom. Earlier: Vivo is all set to launch its mid-range V15 Pro smartphone in India on February 20th. Today the company has shared...
Tags: Amazon, News, India, Blogging, Vivo, Aamir Khan, Vivo V15 Pro, Vivo V15 Pro video

Vivo V15 Pro with 32MP pop-up front camera, AI triple rear cameras, in-display fingerprint scanner teased in official video

Vivo is all set to launch its mid-range V15 Pro smartphone in India on February 20th. Today the company has shared a teaser video featuring the company's brand ambassador Aamir Khan. The company says that this will be the world's first smartphone with 32-megapixel pop-up selfie camera. The image also shows in-display fingerprint scanner and a large FullView display with minimal bezels. Recent benchmark listing revealed Snapdragon 675 SoC and 6G...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Vivo, Aamir Khan, Vivo V15 Pro, Vivo V15 Pro video

China Box Office: Local Titles Outshine Hollywood, Aamir Kahn Efforts

New local Chinese titles beat Hollywood heavyweights “Aquaman” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” at the box office this weekend, with a remake and a panned sequel leading the pack. Meanwhile, expensive Bollywood flop “Thugs of Hindostan” failed to redeem itself in China, with a weak opening weekend marking the first Aamir Khan flop in China […]
Tags: Asia, Hollywood, News, China, Global, Box Office, Aquaman, Aamir Khan, China Box Office, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Thugs of Hindostan, Hindostan, Kill Mobile, Mojin: The Worm Valley, Hollywood Aamir Kahn

Aamir Khan’s ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ Sold to China (EXCLUSIVE)

Chinese distributor Estars Films has acquired rights to upcoming Indian epic movie “Thugs of Hindostan.” The film is a 18th century-set story of rebellion against British rule of India. The film has an all-star cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Lloyd Owen. Crucially for the Chinese audience, the film also features Aamir […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, India, Global, Markets & Festivals, Aamir Khan, Estars, Thugs of Hindostan, Hindostan, Estars Films, Amitabh Bachchan Katrina Kaif Fatima Sana Shaikh, Lloyd Owen Crucially

Bollywood’s Expanding #MeToo Movement Hits Productions

The #MeToo movement arrived late in India. But it is a juggernaut that is here to stay, and is having a measurable effect on production. Aamir Khan Productions is to withdraw from a film where one of the filmmakers is accused of harassment in a 2014 case that is currently sub-judice. “This is an opportunity […]
Tags: Asia, News, India, Global, Bollywood, Aamir Khan, Aamir Khan Productions, MeToo

Aamir Khan Gets the Perfect Shot in Latest TV Spot for Vivo V9

Handset maker Vivo, has launched the Vivo V9, its first flagship smartphone in India with their newly minted brand ambassador, Bollywood star, Aamir Khan. The Vivo V9 is designed for the millennials who seek the best smartphone experience.This is the third campaign that Vivo has released with Aamir Khan as their spokesperson. Created by world-renowned ad agency Ogilvy, the Vivo TV ads will air across all major networks in India. The company will also roll out bumper ads on digital and promoted...
Tags: Technology, Featured, India, Advertising, Vivo, Ogilvy, Sponsored Post, Aamir Khan, Vivo V9

Vivo India ropes in Aamir Khan as brand ambassador

Vivo today announced that it has signed Aamir Khan as its brand ambassador for India. This comes ahead of the V9 smartphone launch later this week. He will soon be seen in a full-fledged marketing campaign around the upcoming products and will feature in a new television commercial, said the company. [HTML1] Last month Vivo ended its association with Ranveer Singh after about two years. Regarding the announcement, Kenny Zeng, CMO, Vivo India said: We are thrilled about the possibilities tha...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Vivo, Ranveer Singh, Aamir-Khan, Aamir Khan Vivo India, Vivo Aamir Khan, Kenny Zeng CMO Vivo India

How Chencho Gyeltshen became Indian football's 'secret superstar'

Chencho Gyeltshen, as of now, has scored six goals -- the second most by any player in the league. Chencho Gyeltshen knew exactly what he wanted to do on his first weekend as a professional footballer in India. A massive fan of Bollywood films, Chencho could not watch Indian films in movie halls back in Bhutan, for reasons of government policy. "The first thing I did was to go to the movie hall in Chandigarh," says the striker who represents Minerva Punjab FC in the I-League. The first flick he ...
Tags: India, Football, Sport, Story, Latest, Bhutan, Aamir Khan, Chandigarh, Minerva Punjab FC, Minerva Punjab, Chencho Gyeltshen, Chencho

China Box Office: Aamir Khan’s ‘Superstar’ Tops $100 Million in Quiet Weekend

The Chinese box office suffered its quietest weekend in over a year. And, with only one new release to enter the chart, Indian drama “Secret Superstar” once again emerged on top. The pre-Chinese New Year lull was weaker even than last week’s sluggishness, The combined score for the top ten films was a lowly $33.7 […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Box Office, Aamir Khan, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, Secret Superstar

When '3 Idiots' Movie becomes '3 Idiotas' in Spanish remake in Mexico

Popular Aamir Khan Starrer  movie '3 Idiots' has been remade in Spanish in Mexico & its Spanish remake name is '3 Idiotas'. See trailer & read more here........When '3 Idiots' Movie becomes '3 Idiotas' in Spanish remake in Mexico [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: PureBiz Media]
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China Box Office: Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ Wins Quiet Weekend

Aamir Khan’s “Secret Superstar” bounced back to top spot at the Chinese box office in what was the quietest cinemagoing weekend for over a year. The Indian drama scored $10.5 million between Friday and Sunday, according to data from Ent Group. It replaced “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” as the top film. That outcome nevertheless […]
Tags: Asia, China, Box Office, Aamir Khan, Ent Group, The Greatest Showman, Secret Superstar

China Box Office: ‘Maze Runner’ and ‘Superstar’ Share Weekend

“Maze Runner: The Death Cure” scored an opening weekend win at the China box office, ahead of Indian holdover “Secret Superstar,” which claimed a Sunday victory. “Maze Runner” finished the weekend with $22.4 million, compared to $19.0 million for “Superstar.” Given a day and date release, “Maze Runner” was quickly into its stride, with $8.24 […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Box Office, Aamir Khan, Fundamental Films, 24 Hours to Live, Secret Superstar

China Box Office: Aamir Khan’s ‘Superstar’ Wins Crowded Weekend

“Secret Superstar” became the second Indian film to top the Chinese box office in less than a year. Picking up some of the pace of the earlier “Dangal,” “Superstar” grossed $27.0 million in its opening weekend, beating holdover romance “Forever Young” with $23.4 million. The win for “Superstar” was built on the actor-producer Aamir Khan, […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Box Office, Wonder, Aamir Khan, Li Bingbing

Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ Poised to Top China Box Office

“Secret Superstar,” the latest film vehicle for Indian superstar Aamir Khan, looks set top open on top of the Chinese box office. It is enjoying the momentum created by Khan’s previous film “Dangal,” which enjoyed an unprecedented $193 million of business in China. “Superstar” had clocked up $3.5 million (RMB23.3 million) by 3pm on Friday, […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Box Office, Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Dangal, Top China Box Office, Secret Superstar

Indian minister warns Bollywood heavyweights over sexual exploitation

In a rare rebuke, an Indian minister on Thursday warned the country’s Bollywood film industry to comply with strict measures to combat sexual harassment, following the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Maneka Gandhi, India’s federal Minister for Women and Child Development, took the unusual step of writing to 24 powerful Bollywood film producers, demanding they comply with Indian sexual harassment legislation to ensure a "safe, secure and inclusive work environment” for all employees. The letter was sen...
Tags: Hollywood, News, India, Britain, Harvey Weinstein, William, Delhi, Mumbai, Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, Gandhi, Aamir Khan, Weinstein, Karan Johar, Kalki Koechlin, Richa Chadha

Shah Rukh Khan Headlines TED Talks Launch in India (EXCLUSIVE)

TED, the company renowned for its talks and conferences, is the latest U.S. player bidding to attract Indian eyeballs. In February, the company greenlit “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” in association with 21st Century Fox’s Star India and the FremantleMedia Group, a show hosted by Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan.  The Hindi-language show, TED’s first […]
Tags: Asia, News, India, Global, TED Talks, Shah, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Star India, Nayi Soch, FremantleMedia Group, 21st Century Fox 's Star India

12 Top Films to Celebrate Indian Independence Day

Seventy years ago India got its independence from the Brits, but that freedom didn’t come without pain, as the country was severed in two and Pakistan was formed. Though the British censors banned any entertainment that encouraged independence, Indian cinema was right there recording the country’s highs and lows. But after a spate of such... Read more »
Tags: Asia, Film, India, Pakistan, Aamir Khan, Lagaan

What Aamir Khan gets. And SRK does not.

Big B, Rishi Kapoor and now SRK. They all have one thing in common. They refused to accept that after a certain point (and age) they just can’t be the *hero* anymore. Big B needed several flops to realize this. SRK’s “Harry met Sajal” (mega flop) is a perfect example of his refusal to accept the fact that his audience has moved on and importantly, he hasn’t. And look at Aamir khan. He has learned from these and has taken up roles where he makes the heroes. Dangal and now, Secret Superstar. Aamir...
Tags: Business, Culture, Harry, Black, Wazir, Aamir Khan, SRK, Rishi Kapoor, Aamir, Dangal, Sajal, Pink And SRK, Dear Zindagi, Chak de And

Official Trailer for the Anticipated Bollywood Musical 'Secret Superstar'

"Mom, I want the world to hear my voice!" Up for another singing competition movie? Bollywood is ready to launch a guaranteed hit with the movie Secret Superstar, about a 14-year-old girl from Baroda who dreams of being a singer. It's not often we feature trailers for Bollywood movies, but I thought we'd make an exception for this one, especially considering it opens the same day in India as it does in the US later this October. Zaira Wasim stars as Insiya, with Meher Vij, Raj Arjun, Tirth S...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, India, US, Bollywood, Aamir Khan, To Watch, Foreign Film, Baroda, Zaira Wasim

Mumbai’s iconic Parsi Colony is being memorialised by Bollywood even as it’s being transformed

We have all been inside Jehangir Bulsara’s apartment in Parsi Colony in Mumbai’s Dadar neighbourhood. We have walked over its Italian tiles, enjoyed a meal in the spacious living room, stared out from its balcony and bounded down the wrought iron external staircase. Article by Aakash Karkare, The apartment at Sohrab House, a three-storeyed bungalow in the south-central neighbourhood, has been used in numerous movies and commercials, and has come to symbolise the elements that...
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‘Dangal’ becomes China’s biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

BEIJING (AP) — The Aamir Khan film “Dangal,” about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers, has become China’s biggest-grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie. The Indian film, whose name translates as “Let’s Wrestle, Dad,” was released in China on May 5. By Tuesday, it had pulled in 806 million yuan ($117 million) in mainland […]
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Why ‘Dangal’s’ Triumph in China Could Be a Game-Changer For India

Indian drama “Dangal” crossed the $100-million mark at the Chinese box office Saturday, becoming the biggest foreign-language film of all time in China and reshaping perceptions of the movie market in the world’s most populous nation. The film opened May 5, going head to head with “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” and coming second... Read more »
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Why ‘Dangal’s’ Triumph in China Could Be a Game-Changer

Indian drama “Dangal” crossed the $100-million mark at the Chinese box office Saturday, becoming the biggest foreign-language film of all time in China and reshaping perceptions of the movie market in the world’s most populous nation. The film opened May 5, going head to head with “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” and coming second... Read more »
Tags: Asia, News, Film, China, Global, Markets & Festivals, Cannes film festival, Aamir Khan, Dangal, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion