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Akon in SRK-starrer ‘Ra.One’?

American singer-songwriter Akon is reportedly appearing in Bollywood big-budget action film "Ra.One", starring megastar Shahrukh Khan.

Akon, 36, and Filmfare winner Shahrukh reportedly recently met in Los Angeles (USA). Akon, besides one song, will reportedly also form part of the cast. Directed by Anubhav Sinha (Tum Bin), science-fiction superhero hi-tech film "Ra.One" is written by David Benullo (Shadow Man), cinematography by Ueli Steiger (The Maiden Heist), and music by Vishal-Shekhar. Besides Shahrukh, it also reportedly stars Filmfare winners Kareena Kapoor (Jab We Met) and Vivek Oberoi (Company).


Shahrukh reportedly plays a Miami software engineer Shekhar in the film, who as a video-game hero takes on his self-created techno-monster "Ra.One". Shooting locations include Miami (Florida, USA) and Shahrukh's wife Gauri Khan (Billu) is the producer.

Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, welcoming this Bollywood-Hollywood music collaboration, poin…

Bollywood films quietly attracting crowds

The movies smash box office records around the world. The songs on the soundtracks top the pop charts. The stars are recognized everywhere they go, and are thought of not just as movie stars, but "heroes."But can Bollywood make it in America?After "Slumdog Millionaire," the Mumbai-set romantic drama from British director Danny Boyle, won the Academy Award for Best Picture a year ago, many moviegoers thought its success would usher in a wave of Indian films into American theaters.Poised to capitalize on that attention was Bollywood, a nickname (combining Hollywood and Bombay) for the Hindi-language film industry in India. The movies tend to be long, melodramatic epics that mix romance, comedy, intrigue, action, and most memorably, show-stopping musical numbers."The idea is that you have to some way make a film that appeals to my 90-year-old grandmother and to the 9-year-old kid," Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan told National Public Radio recently. Khan is th…

I missed Kareena at Filmfare Awards: SRK

Before getting some shut-eye after an exhausting night co-hosting the 55th Idea Filmfare Awards 2009 with Saif Ali Khan, Shah Rukh decided to do some tweeting.

He said, "Friends tell me that I shouldn't make fun of myself at shows. I believe if I can't laugh at myself, I have no right to ask you to laugh with me." He added, "Saif was marvellous...& I had a good time."


On the girls, SRK commented, "Vidya Balan looked ravishing..Bipasha towering...Deepika lovely & Katrina awesome. Missed Kareena..." He also had thanks to hand out, to "Kiran Kotria and Veerdas & his team for the script. Alpa. Mushtaq. Great inputs. Hope people find it as much fun as much as we had making it. All the girls who help us backstage...Ganesh Hegde..Sanjiv..my fantastic dancers...thanx for making it so easy and nice. Nothing without you."

To Shahid Kapoor, who performed live to Michael Jackson's This Is It, he said, "You were awesome. We…

Shah Rukh to sing, dance for KKR during IPL

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday said he would sing and dance to cheer his Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team during all the
seven matches at Eden Gardens in the third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) next month.

"I will sing, I will dance, I will be there to cheer up the boys," KKR co-owner King Khan told reporters via video-conference.

SRK, as Shah Rukh is popularly known, had gone to South Africa to encourage his side during the first five matches of the IPL last year.

He said KKR, in association with Nokia, will host Para (neighbourhood) cricket to create a platform for a new generation of cricketers.

Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/et-cetera/Shah-Rukh-to-sing-dance-for-KKR-during-IPL/articleshow/5625030.cms

American pop-sensation Akon in Bollywood’s “Ra.One”

American singer-songwriter Akon (Locked Up) is reportedly appearing in Bollywood big-budget action film "Ra.One", starring megastar Shahrukh Khan. Akon, 36, and Shahrukh reportedly recently met in Los Angeles (USA). Akon, besides one song, will reportedly also form part of the cast. Directed by Anubhav Sinha (Tum Bin), science-fiction superhero hi-tech film "Ra.One" is written by David Benullo (Shadow Man), cinematography by Ueli Steiger (The Maiden Heist), and music by Vishal-Shekhar. Besides Shahrukh, it also reportedly stars Filmfare winners Kareena Kapoor (Jab We Met) and Vivek Oberoi (Company).

Shahrukh reportedly plays a Miami software engineer Shekhar in the film, who as a video-game hero takes on his self-created techno-monster "Ra.One". Shooting locations include Miami (Florida, USA) and Shahrukh's wife Gauri Khan (Billu) is the producer.

Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, welcoming this Bollywood-Hollywood music collaboration, pointed out in …

SRK to sing, dance for KKR during IPL

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday said he would sing and dance to cheer his Kolkata Knight Riders team during all the seven matches at Eden Gardens in the third edition of the Indian Premier League next month."I will sing, I will dance, I will be there to cheer up the boys," KKR co-owner Shah Rukh told reporters via video-conference.SRK, as Shah Rukh is popularly known, had gone to South Africa to encourage his side during the first five matches of the IPL last year.He said KKR, in association with Nokia, will host Para (neighbourhood) cricket to create a platform for a new generation of cricketers.Source: http://cricketnext.in.com/news/srk-to-sing-dance-for-kkr-during-ipl/47195-13.html?from=tn

Shah Rukh promises to entertain KKR fans during all Eden matches

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan today said he would sing and dance to cheer his IPL-2010 team, Kolkata Knight Riders, in all seven matches to be held at Eden Gardens in March and April. The cine star said he was overjoyed that he would be able to share his happiness with cricket fans at Eden Gardens following return of T-20 to India as well as in Kolkata after a gap of one year.The Second IPL was shifted to South Africa following the 26/11 attack and General Elections in first half of 2009.Khan, the owner of KKR, told reporters via video conference that he could not make it to the city today to open a ''Para Cricket'' in West Bengal owing to a preoccupation in Mumbai, but always enjoyed the spirit of the city.He said KKR, in association with Nokia, will host Para cricket in order to create platform for new generation of cricketers. Khan promised that winners of Para cricket will have chance to play first eleven with KKR this time.Eden Gardens will host its first mat…

SRK-Kajol Starrer ‘DDLJ’ Completes 750 Weeks

Love story "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", one of the biggest smash hits of Bollywood, has attained yet another record after finishing 750 weeks of continuous play in a theatre.

This Sunday, the heartwarming film will complete 750 weeks of continuous screening at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai.

Directed by Aditya Chopra and featuring the ideal pair of Shahrukh Khan and Kajol, the film opened to jam-packed houses and rave reviews throughout the world way back on October 20, 1995.

This evergreen Yash Raj Film continues the longest running movie in the record of Hindi film industry, as it passes one milestone after another, and is currently running in its 15th year.

The delight of the movie keeps pulling viewers back year after year.

Grossing more than Rs 580 million in the Indiaan market and Rs 175 million abroad, DDLJ became the biggest Bollywood hit of all time.

The film completed its 700 weeks during March 2009.

On October 20th, 2009 the movie finished 15 years of non-stop pl…

MNIK first truly global Bollywood film, say distributors

Having earned around Rs 150 crore (Rs 1.5 billion/$35 million) worldwide in 10 days, distributors Fox STAR Studios say they are extremely happy with the "truly global" response to Shah Rukh Khan-starrer My Name Is Khan (MNIK). They now plan to increase the Bollywood presence in the Middle East through the film and also release it in countries like Germany, Poland and Egypt.

"We genuinely believe that My Name Is Khan is the first truly global Bollywood film. It has received an exhilarating response in India and the 40 countries that we released it on Feb 12 and we are expecting the same in other countries," Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox STAR Studios, told IANS.

Singh said it has been doing extremely well in the US, Canada, Britain and the Middle East.

Fox STAR, which is the Indian arm of US-based 20th Century Fox International, has planned the distribution of MNIK in a unique way - by releasing it in phases in 25 more countries over the next six months.

"We have planned to…

HOUR QUESTION

Karan Johar for the first time speaks out on the MNIK controversy, the challenge of realistic cinema and going global

Filmmaker Karan Johar, fresh from the success of My Name Is Khan visited the Screen office for a candid chat and bowled everyone with his charm and inimitable style.

Dressed casually in a black and grey T-shirt paired with a blue jeans, a Louis Vuitton bag, sneakers and a Blackberry, the ace director looked ready to take on the world, literally, what with MNIK opening new markets worldwide. MNIK, said Johar, has been the most creatively satisfying film for him. "It has challenged me and made me think out-of-the-box."

From the pre-release controversies surrounding MNIK, his vulnerability during the release of Wake Up Sid to Kurbaan's failure at the box-office, he patiently put to rest all queries we had. What's more, he delighted us with info on his forthcoming film I Hate Luv Stories, which has Imran Khan playing an assistant director, Sonam Kapoor as a …

Shah Rukh to host Filmfare?

Bollywood's biggest stars will get together at Yash Raj studios in Mumbai on Saturday 27th Feb only to be a part of the 55th Idea Filmfare Awards 2009.

Apparently Shah Rukh Khan is all set to make a comeback as a host of the event, displaying his trademark wit and sarcasm.

According to our sources, SRK will take digs at actors this year too but in a harmless way.

Shah Rukh will also be performing at the event this year. "SRK was busy practising Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo, his KKR anthem at Yash Raj on Thursday and is planning to rope in one of his brightest knights Sourav Ganguly to do a bit of a jiggy in the act too" said our source who witnessed SRK's rehearsal.

There is a strong speculation that Katrina Kaif and Saif Ali Khan will also co-host the event with SRK.

We are watching you Shah Rukh...
Source: http://movies.indiatimes.com/News/Shah-Rukh-to-host-Filmfare-/articleshow/5621020.cms

His Name Is Khan

Shah Rukh is more than just the hero of My Name Is Khan. He is a hero. Full stop. Oddly enough, there aren't too many of them in our filmdom. In the fictional land we call Bollywood, when it comes to the screen, there are no actors, only heroes. They are so much larger than life, they routinely vanquish whole armies with their bare fists; they need only two and a half hours to decimate the ungodly and clean up the streets of crime. Yet they dare not take their shoes off in public. Because if they did, you could see their feet are made of clay. Over the years, how often have Mumbaikars cringed to see the sickening spectacle of these 'heroes' being brought to their knees by some local bully who has issued a 'decree' against them? It's not just actors we are talking about: producers and directors too belong to the category of men who loom like Gulliver before us Lilliputians, but when it comes to people who threaten and browbeat, they shrink to the proportion of G…

MNIK: Strikes a chord

I enjoy Karan Johar's films as they are entertaining and emotional but MNIK is different as it conveys a delicate message beautifully. The controversy before the release of the film surrounding SRK and protests by Shiv Sena indirectly helped its prospects and the message, the film conveys. The beautiful film proves without doubt that Karan Johar is one of the finest directors and SRK one of the finest actors. I have seen three films
on terrorism post 9/11 namely New York, Kurbaan and MNIK with different perspectives. While New York and Kurbaan dealt with darker side of terrorism, it didn't touch the brighter side of humanity. MNIK deals with both. Essentially it conveys the message of love and humanity in the world of violence, fear and hatred through Rizwan Khan. The film touches the heart and leaves the audience spellbound. Certainly such films are above entertainment that inspires people to impress upon good rather than on evil. This film will encourage those producers who…

Read more: Living With A Superstar: Shah Rukh Khan | CNNGo.com

This week Discovery Travel & Living are releasing "Living with a Superstar: Shah Rukh Khan" a 10-part prime time reality television series on the unseen life of one of India's most influential contemporary icons.  Bollywood fans book your rehab session now, this is one slickly produced piece of celebrity voyeurism. Millions are expected to tune in across the nation and abroad to ogle at the enviable lifestyle of one of the planet's biggest superstars.  To do this the producers shadowed Shah Rukh accross four continents to film episodes that cover vacationing with him in London, one of his favorite cities; a personal tour of Mannat, his Mumbai castle and meeting the people who form the backbone of his day-to-day life; access to his home in Dubai; private time spent with his family; first-hand disclosures on the controversies, decisions and game plan for his Indian Premier League cricket team the Kolkata Knight Riders; an exclusive acting master class, where Khan dec…

SRK, KJo's moment of history

That My Name is Khan is one of the biggest Bollywood global grossers ever is not just a professional triumph for two of the Hindi film industry's most powerful names — Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar; it's also a personal victory for them.

"Every time we have come together, something special has happened," says the Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan. SRK, who has witnessed Karan's graph rise with each of their films — be it Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kal Ho Naa Ho or Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna and now My Name is Khan, smiles affectionately as he remembers their first meeting. "He was very young when he came to me to make Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. But even then, he was crystal clear in what he wanted to say," he remembers.

"With each passing film I have seen him grow in stature as a person and as a film-maker. Karan is family. Gauri and my kids — Aryan and Suhana — love him. And I feel a personal pride in seeing him scale the heights he ha…

Khan wants to ovetake Tharoor on Twitter

Shah Rukh Khan has claimed that his latest aim is to get more followers than politician Shashi Tharoor on Twitter.The actor, 44, has just 169,565 followers but Tharoor, India's minister for external affairs, has 661,456."In few months I am going to overtake Shashi Tharoor on Twitter. I am going for him. He is our god," Khan told Indian Express.Tharoor claimed that he would be delighted to be overtaken by someone of Khan's popularity."I had predicted this the day Shah Rukh joined Twitter. I will be happy rather than regret it," he said.Source: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/bollywood/news/a205187/khan-wants-to-ovetake-tharoor-on-twitter.html

Ra1 can wait, say yes to Farah: SRK

Shah Rukh doesn't want to delay Tees Maar Khan, tells composer duo (common to both films) Vishal-Shekhar to score music for her film

Shah Rukh and Farah might have fallen out professionally, but they are still friends. Both  have projects that are going on the floor shortly. While SRK is getting ready to roll his fantasy action Ra1, Farah begins shooting for Tees Maar Khan in less than a week.



Both SRK and Farah have composer duo Vishal-Shekhar scoring music for their films. And it could've been an awkward situation for the duo. Ultimately, it worked out well.

Simultaneously
When Shah Rukh heard that Farah's film was going on floors first, he told the music directors to give her the dates they had blocked for Ra1. He didn't want Tees Maar Khan to get delayed because of the music score. However, the music directors couldn't delay SRK's film either, as Ra1 director Anubhav Sinha is eager to begin shooting. So the composers decided to work on both the films simultane…

NDTV awards: Amitabh, SRK, Ash icons of Indian entertainment

Megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan were among those honoured with the NDTV's Indian of the Year 2009 awards at a glittering function.

Bachchan, who first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the angry young man of Bollywood cinema and has since become one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema, was presented with the Icon of 21 years of
Entertainment award.

Khan, who had recently got embroiled into a controversy over his comment on non-inclusion of Pakistani players in IPL, also got the Icon of 21 years of Entertainment award along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who established herself as one of the leading contemporary actresses in the Indian film industry.

Presenting the award to Khan, Home Minister P Chidambaram said, "I would love to watch SRK-starrer My Name is Khan...I am waiting for the English subtitles...It was great the way Khan brought out Mumbai's solidarity...The attack on the movie (by Shiv Sena) was not an attack on the film…

My Name is Khan - Review - Review by Margaret Pomeranz, Australia

MY NAME IS KHAN is a Indian film that we didn't review when it was first released because there were no previews. It's had a simultaneous release around the world and is breaking box office records for a Hindi film.

Set mainly in America where Rizwan Khan – played by Bollywood superstar SHAHRUKH KHAN – moved with his mother to live with his brother. Rizwan is autistic, he has Asperger's Syndrome but that doesn't prevent him establishing a lovely relationship with single mother Mandira – Kajol…

The film is nearly three hours long, with a ten minute intermission. The first part is really the romance that develops between Rizwan and Mandira, the second part moves into darker territory as Rizwan, a Muslim, and his family experience the backlash caused by 9/11.

Directed by the very successful Karan Johar, the film is shamelessly manipulative, a real tear jerker, it certainly jerked them out of me. Kajol is lovely as Mandira and Shahrukh Khan is affecting as the Asperger's…

SRK pledges not to kiss

When most of his colleagues like Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Abhay Deol are on a kissing spree, SRK is firm on his stand that he won't kiss his co-actresses.

Give him any difficult scene and he'll put all his effort to make it look real but when it comes to kissing, he withdraws himself. This may sound quite strange as Shah Rukh Khan is known for his romantic hero image.

Playing the characters of Raj and Rahul in most of his films, SRK has made his female fans fall in love with him time and again but there is something that keeps him from locking lips. "I don't kiss heroines on screen. I feel shy," says King Khan who is adored for his filmi romantic guy image around the globe.
Source: http://movies.indiatimes.com/news-gossip/news/SRK-pledges-not-to-kiss/articleshow/5612170.cms

SRK back as Filmfare host

The 55th Filmfare Awards are round the corner and Shah Rukh Khan who has been busy promoting his film My Name Is Khan of late, will now step into the shoes of host for the night on Saturday night.
The actor has been working on his monologue for the past couple of days with his writers.

"He has been so busy that he hasn't had any time to prepare for the award night. Normally by now his sessions with the writers is done and he is well on his way to memorizing his monologue and stuff. But he only had the first session with his writers last night," says our source.

And like every year this year too we can be ready for a whole lot of laughs in true King Khan style.

"Shah Rukh is very clear that he will poke fun at people present there. But it is never nasty or personal. And this year too, he is adding his own gags and one liners to the act," adds the source.

The person behind the script this year is Vir Das. The standup comedian has worked with Khan earlier too and i…

Shah Rukh Khan RA 1 is hundred crore extravaganza, not in English!!

Heard this?? Shah Rukh Khan, the badshah of bollywood is not sitting idle after the success of 'My Name Is Khan' and preparing to start superhero flick 'Ra1'( opposite sexy siren Kareena Kapoor), which will cost around hundred crore rupees.

Due to its huge cost, Shah Rukh Khan has decided to produce the film through his own production house Red Chillies for director Anubhav Sinha. However, King Khan's superhero flick will not be made in English as he wants it to be made only for Indian audiences in Hindi. Earlier, there was some talk of the film being made in English but Shah Rukh Khan shot down the idea as he was not convinced about the viability of making a film in English when they already had their own 'spider man' and 'superman' etc.

Sources close to Shah Rukh Khan's production house say that 'Ra1' will have breathtaking stunts from King Khan, which will be for the first time not only for him but also for bollywood. The special effec…

MNIK first Hindi film with audio description

Shah Rukh Khan starrer My Name Is Khan has become the first Bollywood film to be released in cinemas across the country with Hindi audio description (AD) for visually-challenged people. AD is as important to blind and partially sighted people as subtitles are to those with hearing problems. It is an additional narration that fits between passages of dialogue to describe action sequences, body language, costume and scenery, allowing the viewer to understand exactly what is happening on screen. The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) worked with 20th Century Fox to achieve this after research amongst blind or partially-sighted people found that over 55 per cent of respondents were more likely to watch Bollywood films if AD was provided. "Around 700 films are produced by Bollywood every year and our research tells us that blind and partially sighted fans want AD on these films. We hope other studios will follow 20th Century Fox's lead," said Fazilet Hadi, direct…

MNIK Crosses 150 CR Worldwide @iamsrk

Discovery Travel & Living presents Living With a Superstar – Shah Rukh Khan

Discovery Travel & Living will present a new series on the life of Shah Rukh Khan. In this unique television series, for the first time ever viewers will be taken into the private and exclusive world of Shah Rukh Khan.The 10-part series, Living With a Superstar – Shah Rukh Khan will premiere on Discovery Travel & Living every Friday at 9 pm, starting 26 February, 2010.Offering an ultimate access into the life of Khan, the series will present a complete view of his 24/7 living including family and vacation time; relationships with his kids, wife, sister and friends; entrepreneur spirit, filmmaking process; time management; brand appeal, fans' interaction, celebrations, IPL venture; global lifestyle, his castle Mannat and Shahrukhisms.Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific executive vice president and managing director Tom Keaveny said, "Shah Rukh Khan's fame transcends geographical boundaries. I am confident that viewers around the world, especially in Asia, would be thri…

'My Name Is Khan' earns Rs 150 cr in a week

Indian Express: Despite less than average theatre occupancy in the weekdays and its share of controversy with Shiv Sena before the release, the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer and Karan Johar-directed Bollywood film My Name Is Khan (MNIK) has managed to rake in Rs 150 crore from its first week of release in India and abroad, say film trade analysts. This has happened despite the fact that MNIK saw the average theatre occupancy slip to below 40% during the weekdays, especially in single-screen theatres. Initially released with over 1,300 prints, MNIK grossed Rs 90 crore in the first weekend, riding on the controversy surrounding the protest by Shiv Sena over remarks made by Shah Rukh Khan supporting the inclusion of cricketers from Pakistan in IPL-3. However, the recently released Aamir Khan-starrer 3 Idiots, which is still doing well at the box office, had managed to rake in over Rs 240 crore within 10 days of its release.
Source: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/-My-Name-Is-Khan--earns-Rs-15…

My Name Is Khan grosses Rs 1.50 billion worldwide in 10 days

My Name is Khan has done a gross business of Rs 1.50 billion (Rs 150 crore) at the worldwide box office in ten days.The movie starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol is directed by Karan Johar and distributed by Fox Star Studios.The film is already the biggest Bollywood film of all time within 10 days in the UAE, South Africa, Holland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, East & West Africa, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Mauritius.In the Middle East, the film has not only smashed all existing Bollywood records within 10 days, but even beaten the Fox Searchlight's previous highest grosser Slumdog Millionaire in Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE and Egypt.Empire International Middle East head Mario Haddad said, "The film has incredible legs. The drop in the second week is less than 10%. We expect it to have a long run here. Due to the demand, we are opening in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria on March 10."In the UK, the film has become the fastest film to c…

I take advice from SRK: Farhan

For Don you had a blueprint of sorts to follow. How does Don 2 take the character forward?
For me, Don's character hinges on his cunning and smartness and the fact that he is playing all the characters in the film and at the same time, he also plays the audience. So, to me, the challenge is to do that again. Of course, you can do great action sequences, you can have great songs, a wonderful looking and talented cast who everybody wants to watch. But this time round, there is now no format to follow. To me that was exciting and what I am focusing again on is how to take Don to almost level two. This film is more of a caper to me than an emotional journey.

And how many 'mulk ki police' will be looking for him in Don 2?
Now I think it's the whole world. Only Antarctica aur Arctic ki police uske peeche nahi padi hai.(laughs)

Could you ever do a mush film? A romcom?
Very honestly I must say that the romcom is one of my least favourite genres, even to watch. There …

Shahrukh Khan's 'My Name is Khan' Breaks New Worldwide Records!

Holy Bollywood! As if Shahrukh Khan couldn't become more popular than he already is, his latest movie "My Name is Khan" has already earned a whopping $32 500 000 worldwide! Talk about box-office hit! The drama is now slated to become SRK's highest grossing movie ever! Despite all the controversies surrounding the flick and King Khan himself, "My Name is Khan" has been a huge success and keeps setting one record after the other. It is currently the most successful B-town movie within ten days in countries like the UAE, South Africa, Holland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Thailand! The only movie to hold that type of record in the Middle East was "Slumdog Millionaire" and that says a lot considering the 2008 Academy Award winning's global appeal.


Source: http://www.desihits.com/news/view/shahrukh-khan-s-my-name-is-khan-sets-new-worldwide-records-20100223

SRK turns the world saver in Ra 1

Here's more news about Ra 1. After playing  in two successive films Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and My Name Is Khan, Bollywood Badshah will be flying across the sky, arrey yaar we mean a super hero, in his 100 crores home production 'Ra. 1'. The speculation about the movie being made in English had been given rest and according to our source, the movie will be made in Hindi as SRK doesn't want to pitch the film in English because they already have their Superman and Spiderman.  We've already revealed to all of you about American Hip-Hop star Akon singing a song in Ra 1. Lets see how many surprises spring up in the due course… . And yes Kareena Kapoor will not be singing any love duets with the superman Shahrukh in the air but will be waiting for her hero to return home in the film like any Indian bride.
Source: http://www.indiaglitz.com/channels/hindi/article/54695.html

SRK’s bang in Bollywood with Akon

It seems like there is a trend following introductions of Hollywood actors in Bollywood now. Shahrukh has signed the Senegalese-American Akon, to act in his forthcoming home production RA. 1 (or RA. One). Acclaimed international singer
heart throb is also going to lend his voice for the movie album.

Shahrukh known as King Khan for his unique acting, storylines, and of course for the number of hits in his kitty has this time something different coming up.

Akon's debut
The wheels of the brain have already started to churn with the mere notion of the fact that Akon is going to debut in the Indian movie scenario.

This 'Locked Up' singer was approached by SRK during his recent visit to US.

Sources close to the movie's pre-production said that Shahrukh wanted an international superstar to be casted.

Moreover, recent buzz is that Akon too, willingly showed an inclination towards working with him.

Meanwhile doing promotions of his latest flick 'My Name Is Khan' in US, the me…

Bahraini offers 40 tickets to MPs to watch 'My Name is Khan' and learn from its message

Khalid Al Khayyat, a Bahraini who works with a bank, has offered the 40 MPs tickets to watch the movie in Manama and use its message to spread greater tolerance in the lower chamber and society and foster national unity.

Manama: A Bahraini man is trying to use the Bollywoood hit 'My name is Khan' starring Shah Rukh Khan to help his country's lawmakers overcome the sectarianism that has gripped the parliament and threatened to divide society.Khalid Al Khayyat, a Bahraini who works with a bank, has offered the 40 MPs tickets to watch the movie in Manama and use its message to spread greater tolerance in the lower chamber and society and foster national unity."My name is Khalid and I am not a sectarianist," said Khalid, taking the words from the main line in the movie, 'My name is Khan and I am not a terrorist' that Rizwan Khan, the main Muslim character, needs to tell the people and president of the United States to win back his angry Hindu wife."This…

'My Name Is Khan' earns Rs 150 cr in a week

Despite less than average theatre occupancy in the weekdays and its share of controversy with Shiv Sena before the release, the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer and Karan Johar-directed Bollywood film My Name Is Khan (MNIK) has managed to rake in Rs 150 crore from its first week of release in India and abroad, say film trade analysts. This has happened despite the fact that MNIK saw the average theatre occupancy slip to below 40% during the weekdays, especially in single-screen theatres. Initially released with over 1,300 prints, MNIK grossed Rs 90 crore in the first weekend, riding on the controversy surrounding the protest by Shiv Sena over remarks made by Shah Rukh Khan supporting the inclusion of cricketers from Pakistan in IPL-3. However, the recently released Aamir Khan-starrer 3 Idiots, which is still doing well at the box office, had managed to rake in over Rs 240 crore within 10 days of its release.
Source: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/my-name-is-khan-earns-rs-150-cr-in-a-week/583…

'Don 2' starts this year

Everyone's speculating about 'Don 2'. Farhan Akhtar, who directed the SRK starrer 'Don', had announced the sequel to the film quite some time back. While Farhan got busy with his acting assignments and SRK too decided to work on 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' first and 'My Name Is Khan' next, one kept wondering when Farhan and SRK would start the next installment of 'Don'. "Don 2 will start in October this year. We've locked the script and also the locations," Farhan and his producer-partner Ritesh Sidhwani tell me. The new Don will have two leading ladies. "Priyanka Chopra will be one of them. The second will be finalized in due course," Farhan states. There's talk that the producers are also planning to start 'Rock On 2'. "A lot of people want us to do that. Right now Abhishek [Kapoor, the director of Rock On] is working on another script. But if he finds a script that looks like a worthy follow up to Rock O…

Shahrukh plays Riz, scraps Lux Cozi

Shahrukh Khan did a real life Rizwan Khan, the good soul he played in his new film My Name is Khan, as the actor suspended the sponsorship of his team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by the Lux Cozi innerwear, owned by a businessman accused of instigating the suicide of Muslim youth Rizwanur Rahman.

Lux Cozi is owned by Ashok Todi, the father of Priyanka Todi whose marriage with Muslim youth Rizwanur Rahman against the wishes of family led to the death of the latter under mysterious circumstances.

Rizwanur, a computer graphics designer, was found dead by a railway track in Sep 2007, almost a year after his marriage with Priyanka.

The incident caused a public outcry in Kolkata and a CBI inquiry was instituted.

Rizwanur's mother had written to SRK to dissociate himself with the company owned by a family responsible for her son's death.

Lux Cozi would not be allowed to take part in any kind of advertising during the IPL matches of KKR, an official said here.

SRK would keep the contract …

SRK all set to step into the shoes of 'Don' again

Audiences can get ready for Bollywood villain Don's next chase with director-actor Farhan Akhtar all ready to start shooting the sequel to his hit film "Don" from October this year.
"The next 'Don' is coming up really well. At the moment, we are into heavy pre-production for that. We would start shooting on Oct 1 or Oct 2... that's the scheduled date to start shooting for now. So we are getting there... slowly but surely. (I am) very excited about it. And I am quite certain that I'll have a great time making it and that the audience will surely enjoy it," Farhan told reporters here.

"Don - The Chase Begins" was a remake of 1978 movie "Don" that had megastar Amitabh Bachchan as the gangster. The film received a cult status and is still etched in the minds of many movie buffs.

In 2007, Farhan came out with the "Don - The Chase Begins" with Shah Rukh Khan in the title role. Now the director is set to make part two of th…