“Having a vision is one thing but to translate that into action and hold your ground for years is another”, says actor Rakul Preet Singh
Rakul Preet who has been an ex Femina Miss India contestant back in 2011 is all excited to walk down the ramp, this time with beau Jackky Bhagnani at Lakshmi Manchu’s Charity Fashion show for her NGO Teach for Change. Reportedly the actress will glide down the runway as the showstopper, dressed by the ace designer Varun Chakkilam.
Actor, producer & philanthropist Lakshmi Manchu, along with her NGO Teach for Change which has made great strides in the space of quality education for children from disadvantaged communities. Lakshmi has announced the 8th edition of the annual fundraiser fashion show to be held in Hyderabad on 19th February. With a special focus on education for the underprivileged children, funds raised from the show will be utilized for Teach for Change’s various campaigns throughout the year. Headlined by Rakul Preet Singh & Jackky Bhagnani, the edition has a robust line-up of South and BTown Actors, singers and sportsmen participating. Get ready to witness the star power sashay down the ramp in designer Varun Chakkilam’s outfits, a collection specially designed for the show. A number of responsible corporates have also joined the event to celebrate the very best of fashion and creative talent along with supporting a noble cause.
A good part of the 90s was a golden time for David Dhawan and Govinda most of which were remakes of Tamil and Telugu films. For example Coolie No 1 is a remake of the Tamizh film Chinna Mapillai.
David Dhawan is now on a quest to position his son as the next Superstar of Bollywood remaking his own remakes, but then this time it flatters to deceive. Coolie No 1 (1995) itself is a problematic film if you look at it. There is a person who catfishes a female to marry her and the film does not show any remorse on his part and justifies it by saying that as her father wanted her to have a secure life, the daughter deserves to be cheated. Continue reading “Coolie No 1 (2020- Amazon Original): The Curse of Nepotism in Bollywood”
This is the revelation of the day for me. Youngistaan is not a terrible film, infact it is a decent one time watch. Or maybe I was in a mental state where I would have liked anything.
For some weird reason, everyone that I know or follow on Twitter, has been humming the song ‘Suno Na’ from Youngistaan. Maybe its just the magic of Arijit Singh. But then Youngistaan did have an interesting premise, which was being jacked by an uninteresting lead actor, Jacky Bhagnani. Jacky, in his 5th film produced by his dad, is a persistent guy who is determined to juice out every penny of his dad’s account anyhow. Whether Vashu Bhagnani believes it or not, but him producing all the films for his son is creating a negative conjecture amongst the audience about his films. While Youngistaan may be the first decent film they have produced together, but people may not still come out to theaters because of Jacky’s unfavorable image with the popular audiences. To set the record straight, he is still not an ‘actor’, even after this one. Continue reading “Youngistaan Movie Review : Definitely a better film than you expect it to be”