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Expresso Bollywood News Update at 11:30 am on August 24, 2022

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“Let’s start with news from Amitabh Bachchan, who took to Twitter to announce that he had tested positive for Covid-19. The actor also urged everyone who came in contact with him to get tested. for the coronavirus.

It is pertinent to note that this is the second time that Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for Covid-19. Amitabh had previously contracted coronavirus in July 2020 along with his son Abhishek Bachchan, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and granddaughter Aaraadhya Bachchan.

Amitabh is currently seen in Sony TV’s quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 14.
“Comedian Munawar Faruqui rose to national fame after his appearance on Lock Upp, which he eventually managed to win. he would never make fun of Shah Rukh Khan. In a recent interview, he spoke about his love for the Bollywood star and the fact that he will never joke about him.
While chatting with Bollywood Hungama, the comedian said, “He is such a lively and witty man. Even after so much name and fame, he has a very distinct attraction. stop admiring it”

“The song “Chaiyya Chaiyya” from Mani Ratnam’s film Dil Se is one of Bollywood’s most iconic numbers. “Chaiyaa Chaiyya” will always remain special, but shooting the song atop a moving train was not easy for choreographer Farah Khan.

Farah also shared how excited Shah Rukh was to shoot “Chaiyya Chaiyya” on top of a train and even wanted to climb the train chimney.

The song Chhaiyya Chhaiyya was composed by AR Rahman.


Actor Karisma Kapoor took to Instagram and shared a photo with Salman Khan from their film Jeet, which marked 26 years after its release today. Both stand against a backdrop of mountains and a lake, which Karisma referred to as Lake Geneva in Wisconsin. In her message, she also mentioned that this was their first outdoor shoot.

Karisma captioned her post: “When we were dreamers. Our first foreign exterior #Jeet #26yearsofJeet.

Jeet had a star-studded cast which included Sunny Deol, Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Amrish Puri, Tabu, Alok Nath, Dalip Tahil and Johnny Lever. Directed by Raj Kanwar, the romantic thriller became the fourth highest-grossing Bollywood film of 1996.
“Nawazuddin Siddiqui, throughout his career, has shocked audiences with his choice of roles. Now, the animated poster of her upcoming film Haddi has fans intrigued. The video opens in a warehouse with the title credits displayed onscreen. The camera then pans to reveal a glimpse of Nawazuddin dressed as a femme fatale, sitting in a powerful position on a couch. An iron bar with bloodstains is also placed near him.

Wearing a shimmering silver dress with cropped hair, Nawaz looks unrecognizable in the poster. The video also mentions that her character would be called “Haddi” in the film. According to the film’s official description, Haddi is a “dark revenge drama”. ”
“Actress Dia Mirza welcomed her son Avyaan Azaad in May 2021 and the months since have been some of the most difficult for the new mother. In a recent interview, Dia said her baby was born prematurely and the situation was “deadly” for mother and child.

Dia said that in the fifth month of her pregnancy, she had to undergo appendix surgery which likely led to a “bacterial infection” in her body. “My placenta was bleeding and the doctor said I had to remove your baby or else I would have had sepsis. It was deadly for both of us and within 36 hours of birth the baby had to have surgery,” »
“”” Actor Manoj Bajpayee believes that the current crisis in Bollywood is just a “bad phase” and that the film industry will recover soon. In the past year, only a few films have emerged as successes .

Speaking to Bollywood Bubble, Bajpayee said, “Sometimes we do too much of a bad phase. Cinema cannot die. Hindi cinema will not die. It will correct the course and return to its normal state. The pre-pandemic phase will not be there. Some exciting new phases of Hindi cinema will be there. When asked if Bollywood lacks anything, he replied, “No, we don’t lack anything. We’ve been entertaining for so many decades. Just a course correction is needed. People are pretty smart. New directions and beautiful actors are coming.””””
“And finally,

Aamir Khan‘s Laal Singh Chaddha may have failed domestically, but the film broke a significant record at the global box office. According to Bollywood Hungama, the Forrest Gump remake is now the highest-grossing Hindi film of 2022 in international markets, having surpassed hits such as Gangubai Kathiawadi, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and The Kashmir Files.

With $7.5 million (Rs 59 crore) in over a week of release, Laal Singh Chaddha managed to overtake Gangubai Kathiawadi ($7.47 million), Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 ($5.88 million) and The Kashmir Files ($5.7 million). In comparison, each of these three films was also a big hit in India. However, SS Rajamouli’s Telugu hit “RRR” has grossed nearly $20 million in international markets.

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