Mr. Amitabh Bachchan is back in JHUND which will be produced by Nagraj Manjule, Savita Raj Hiremath and Raaj Hiremath. Earlier Amitabh Bachchan had opted out of the project due to several delays as the dates of the film were getting extended time and again but now the problem has been solved and Mr. Bachchan is back in the film which will be directed by Nagraj Manjule who marks his Hindi Debut. In the film Mr. Bachchan will play a retired sports teacher who starts a slum soccer movement.

URI went on the floors in Serbia this past week. The makers will be shooting the Kashmiri portions there. The film stars Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam in pivotal roles and Paresh Rawal, Kirti Kulhari and Mohit Raina in the other lead roles. The film is based on the the Uri attacks and the Surgical Strikes which took place in 2016. According to the buzz, Vicky Kaushal will be playing the commander-in-chief, leading the operation against terrorist, while Yami Gautam will be essaying the role of an intelligence officer who would be aiding the army in planning and execution of the operation. The film is directed by the debutant Aditya Dhar and is produced by Ronnie Screwvala.

IIFA 2018 to honor Anupam Kher with an award for outstanding achievement in Indian cinema at its 19th edition in Bangkok, Thailand. With an illustrious career that spans more than 500 films in several languages and many plays, IIFA presents the award to the distinguished actor for his immense contribution to Indian cinema.

Athiya Shetty to play a footballer in her next HOPE SOLO inspired by Kashmiri female footballer Afshan Ashiq, whose story rights were purchased by Gulshan Grover’s son Sanjay. The film will mark the directorial debut of Manish Harishankar and the script will be written by Saiwyn Quadras who has previously adapted the life story of MARY KOM and NEERJA. The actress has already started the preparations for the film and the film is currently in the pre-production stage and the producer of the film Sanjay is in the process of casting other actors in other integral roles. Watch this space for more on this!

Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan starrer SIMMBA shoot kicks off at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad this past week and it will be a two months long schedule. The film is produced by Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty and directed by Rohit Shetty is going to be a remake of south film TEMPER.

Akshay Kumar starrer TOILET: EK PREM KATHA gets massive release in China. The film has been readied to hit a total of 4300 screens which is almost 50% more than the total number of screens it hit in the domestic market. This makes TOILET: EK PREM KATHA one of the widest release for a Bollywood film in this market.

Aamir Khan to launch the Hindi version trailer of the bilingual Kamal Hassan starrer VISHWAROOPAM 2 on June 11 2018, while the Telugu version trailer will be launched by NTR Jr and Shruti Hassan will be launching the trailer digitally; the film is written and directed by Kamal Hassan and is presented by Rohit Shetty, this is the first collaboration of Rohit Shetty and Kamal Hassan. The film stars Shekhar Kapur, Waheeda Rehman, Rahul Bose, Jaideep Ahlawat, Pooja Kumar and Andrea Jeremiah.

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