The latest news and updates from Bollywood – February 8th 2012.
- Pooja Bhatt has signed Arunodhaya Singh and Randeep Hooda opposite Sunny Leone in Jism 2.
- Kareena Kapoor, has squashed yet another rumor that was doing the rounds about her engagement. She says, there are no plans of getting engaged in the near future.
- Koffee With Karan Season 4 is likely to begin from July or August. Karan Johar will start shooting for the 4th season from June.
- Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan have been voted as the Sexiest Woman and Man Alive, by Hindustan Times.
- Katrina Kaif couldn’t be a part of Rajnikanth’s film, but her spokesperson has denied the rumor that she has rejected Kamal Hassan’s film too.
- Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and their newborn daughter have left to Goa for a short holiday.
- Sunny Deol will be playing the role of a lecturer in the sequel to Ghayal.
- Priyanka Chopra now has 2 million followers on Twitter, behind Amitabh Bachchan who closing in on 2.1 million fans.
- Actor Alok Nath, who played the role of Master Dinanath Chauhan in Amitabh Bachchan’s Agneepath, has said the he didn’t like the performances of Chetan Pundit (who played Master Dinanath Chauhan in Hrithik’s Agneepath) and the younger Vijay.
- Milan Luthria, director of The Dirty Picture, is likely to turn producer, to give some of his assistants a chance to direct.
- Rajkumar Hirani won’t be directing the next Munnabhai film. Instead it will be his co-writer Abhijat Joshi who will be taking the Munnabhi franchisee forward.
- Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma are likely to be a part of Rajkumar Hirani’s next. Aamir was supposedly approached first for the film, but couldn’t do it as he has already committed his dates for Dhoom 3.
- Shahrukh Khan or Akshay Kumar to host Bigg Boss Season 6.
- Singham actress Kajal Agarwal has rejected an offer from Yashraj Films and instead opted for Ghajini director AR Murugadoss’s next.
- Sources say, there will be a sizzling bedroom scene in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine between Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal.
- Agneepath collections remained steady on it’s second Tuesday. The Hrithik starrer has collected about 2.25 – 2.5 crore on it’s 13th day after release.
- Gali Gali Chor Hai too has remained steady on the lower side. It’s unlikely to make much difference though. Should be out of most theaters by the end of this week.
- Advance booking for Ek Main Aur Ek Tu has started. Infact, you can also book your tickets on Facebook. http://on.fb.me/Bookticket
Quotes of the day
- “Me and Amy are very close but we have not moved in together yet” says Prateik Babbar, as he denies ‘living-in’ with girlfriend Amy Jackson.
- “Time was when there were Jubilee and Golden, Diamond Jubilee Stars.. now there are clubs.. the 100 cr Club!!” Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter recollecting those olden days in the industry, when films used to run for Silver (25 weeks), Golden (50 weeks) and Diamond Jubilee’s (75 weeks). Now, it’s all about the first weekend!
- “Please do not call G.One a superhero, you could call him a terminator because he comes alive through a video game. Shah Rukh Khan made this movie on a whim because he had the money, but he does not have the personality to become a superhero. I knew it from the word go that the movie would be a flop.” says Mukesh Khanna to Times of India. The actor is popular for his superhero character of Shakthiman on television. Source: Times of India
- “Spent hours with Vinod Chopra and his new film ‘Ferrari ki Sawaari’ – fresh thought simple rendering, lovable film..” Amitabh Bachchan on Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s next Ferrari Ki Sawaari directed by Rajesh Mapuskar.
- “Alan Carr’s book Easy Way To Stop Smoking helped me quit smoking. I haven’t smoked for the last 3 months!” says Hrithik Roshan, who has gifted a copy of the book to Salman Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Shahrukh Khan.
- “Find my beard very annoying, prefer to be clean-shaved” says Imran Khan who has grown a stubble for Vishal Bhardwaj’s Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola.
- “Agent Vinod will be my last action film” says Kareena Kapoor who hates doing acting sequences!