She might have left us “Tanha, tanha” for almost a decade but Hindi cinema’s darling from the 90s, Urmila Matondkar, is back with a bang as Bewafa Beauty in the eponymous song from Abhinay Deo and Bhushan Kumar’s film Blackmail. Urmila was cast because Deo wanted the song to revive the memory of similar songs from the past.
Speculation is doing the rounds that Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra will come together for Tiger Zinda Hai director Ali Abbas Zafar’s next Bharat. The buzz is that the Quantico actress is back in India for advance discussions on the film to be directed by Zafar. Sources close to the production say it is almost final. Produced by Atul Agnihotri, the film will go on the floor in April. It is expected to be shot in Abu Dhabi, Spain, Delhi and Punjab. Priyanka and Salman have worked in three films — Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Salaam-e-Ishq (2007) and God Tussi Great Ho (2008). Her last Bollywood outing was Prakash Jha’s Jai Gangaajal in 2016.
After playing a boxer in Chaamp, a pilot in Cockpit and a terrorist in Kabir, Tolly heart-throb Dev is set to bring on the laughs as a happy-go-lucky ghar jamai in his fourth home production titled Hoichoi Unlimited, which will be directed by Aniket Chattopadhyay.
Ajay Devgn, one of the most bankable stars in the industry who began with Phool aur Kaante in 1991, is proud of his early films and unconventional choices such as Zakhm and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. He, in fact, believes what he did in the beginning of his career has become a trend now.
It feels great to be 40! It feels great to have worked for 22 years and having been incredibly lucky to get so much love and appreciation. Very rarely do we artists get material that can genuinely cause social change, cause change in attitude and thinking and I have been fortunate enough to get such content multiple times. I truly feel blessed. I thank all the film-makers who have trusted me with their characters. Your characters, your films, became my identity.
Shooting on DC’s Wonder Woman 2 will start in June this year. Contrary to earlier reports that stated that the filming will take place in the UK, the movie will be shot in the US around the area of northern Virginia/District of Columbia, reported Omega Underground. Gal Gadot, who played the superhero in the blockbuster original film and reprised it in Justice League, will be back for the sequel along with director Patty Jenkins. Last June, Jenkins had told Entertainment Weekly: “The story will take place in the US, which I think is right. She’s Wonder Woman. She’s got to come to America. It’s time.” Kristen Wiig has been cast in the role of super-villain Cheetah.
We meet him when he’s in town every year for Pinkathon — ‘India’s biggest women’s run’ that he organises — and he looks as youthful as ever at 52. Not a shade out of place next to his 27-year-old girlfriend Ankita Konwar. We ask the secret behind this easy relationship and Milind Soman slips into a no-holds-barred chat, at Radisson Kolkata Ballygunge.
Kirti Kulhari — whom we remember as Falak Ali from Pink — stars opposite Irrfan Khan in the April 6 dark comedy Blackmail, directed by Delhi Belly man Abhinay Deo. t2 caught up with Kirti for a chat. Did the fact that your character in Blackmail has grey shades play a role in you saying yes to it?