Film Trade Analysts Believe That Thugs Of Hindostan To Get Cash Registers Ringing This Diwali

New Delhi: Thugs of Hindostan is the big Diwali release of the year and boasts of a huge star cast including Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh, each with a huge fan following of their own. Film trade analysts are in no doubt that the film will get the cash registers ringing this Diwali. The makers however, have decided to raise the price of tickets, so as to justify the massive budget of the film that is made on a large scale.

The advance booking of the film, which opened on Saturday, is already hinting at houseful theatres with about 2 lakh tickets being sold on the first day itself, as reported by Boxofficeindia.com. The report also states that the film has already surpassed Tiger Zinda Hai, Sanju and Avengers - Infinity War though it’s still lagging behind Baahubali - The Conclusion in advance booking.


First Song Namo Namo From Kedarnath Sets Rhythm Of Film’s Promotions On A Positive Note

New Delhi: Makers of Kedarnath released the song on the occasion of Dhanteras, which marks the beginning of Diwali festivities. The first song ‘Namo namo’ from the film Kedarnath is out and is a devotional number that sets the rhythm of the film’s promotions on a positive note.

The song successfully introduces the lead character named Mansoor, played by Sushant Singh Rajput. He plays a Muslim pithoo (porter) who carries devotees on his back for 14 kilometres from Gauri Kund to the Kedarnath shrine for livelihood. The song features him as a hardworking but jolly pithoo who genuinely cares for his customers during the pilgrimage.


Bollywood May Use Services Of A New Breed Of Film Unit Member Called An Intimacy Director

New Delhi: The real intimacy scenes being shown in films and web series (though TV, as yet, remains ‘sanitised’), one wonders if Bollywood could use the services of a new breed of film unit member: an intimacy director. Indian cinema is no longer in an era when a kiss on the screen would mean two faces hidden behind a flower, or a couple’s romantic relationship on screen would be limited to snuggling up on a gondola ride.

Too early to say if it qualifies as a trend in Hollywood, an industry seemingly swamped by sexual harassment allegations, but, according to Rolling Stone magazine, a major studio has hired an intimacy director, named Alicia Rodis, for all its television series, and there are reports of similar hirings for ventures in the West. As #MeToo, the movement against sexual assault, becomes perhaps the hashtag of the decade, Bollywood has been singed badly, the accusations pouring out, and big names taking hits.


Sonali Bendre Writes, Her Eyesight Gets Affected By Several Rounds Of Chemotherapy

New Delhi: In the recent post shared by Sonali Bendre who is battling cancer in the US, She wrote that she took longer time than usual to finish the last book as her eyesight had been affected by chemotherapy rounds. She also revealed how she panicked a bit on realising that but assured her fans that she is feeling well now.

Sonali Bendre has no need for a wig and she knows it. The Bollywood actor, who has been diagnosed with cancer, shared a new picture on Instagram, announcing the new book for her book club members to read.

“Time to announce the next book! The last one took a while, as my eyesight was doing strange things due to the chemo and I couldn’t read for a while. Was panicking a bit, but now all is well again! Whew!,” she wrote in her post. “The next book for SBC is set in the city I’m currently in, New York... it’s called A Little Life by @hanyayanagihara. It’s been nominated for so many literary awards and is a story of friendship and ambition. We’ve read books with female friendships before, but this is our first one on friendship among boys... Should be interesting. Can’t wait to start reading it, and I hope you read it with me too,” she added.


Ayushmann Khurrana Celebrates A Decade Of Being Happily Married To His Wife

New Delhi: Ayushmann Khurrana, who just saw the release of his 10th film since making his debut six years ago, is now celebrating a decade of being happily married to his wife. On the occasion of his 10th wedding anniversary, the actor shared his wedding picture along with a beautiful caption in Hindi for his childhood love Tahira Kashyap.

Ayushmann Khurrana has mastered the art of playing a family man on screen with films like Badhaai Ho, Dum Laga Ke Haisha and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. But the actor is equally close to his family in real life.