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After ‘Veere Di Wedding’, Nikhil Dwivedi to produce a female superhero trilogy ‘Nagin’

After producing an all-female film ‘Veere Di Wedding’, producer Nikhil Dwivedi is set to introduce a female super hero. The super-hero franchise is called ‘Nagin’ and will be based on a best-selling book and folklore. This three part film series will be spread across continents and will be a modern take on ‘Ichchadhari Nagin’ (shape-shifting serpent) who has special superhero powers. Nikhil is in the process of finalising an actress for the project, which is touted to be India’s first superhero film with a female lead.

Nikhil’s next production venture is Salman Khan starrer ‘Dabangg 3’, which he is producing alongside Salman Khan and Arbaz Khan. Directed by Prabhudeva, the cop drama also features Sonakshi Sinha, Kiccha Sudeep and Saiee Manjrekar. The trailer of ‘Dabangg 3’ has received an outstanding response and the movie is set to hit the screens on December 20.

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Get ready for some ‘Bhootiyagiri’ with ALTBalaji’s Booo….Sabki Phategi

MUMBAI: ALTBalaji is set to spook and tickle the funny bones of its audiences with a first ever horror comedy web-series Booo…Sabki Phategi. The trailer has just been dropped by the OTT platform and it seems nothing less than an absolute laugh riot with elements of horror. The series will see actors Tusshar Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat sharing screen space after almost 17 years. That’s not all, with its stellar cast, which includes veteran actor Sanjay Mishra and Ashwini Kalsekar, the funny men Kiku Sharda and Krushna Abhishek, the hot Shefali Jariwala amongst many others. Directed by Farhad Samji of the Housefull fame, BOOO… Sabki Phategi will surely be on everyones ‘’binge watch’ list.

 

The web series revolves around a group of friends who get together at an isolated resort. What soon follows them is a mystery as they soon discover that each one of them has a secret from their past which is revealed. In a series of events,  members of the group start turning up dead, one after the other and turn zombies.. Manav, played by Tusshar Kapoor, plays the most innocent guy in the group, who is the butt of all jokes. But there’s more than meets the eye as he has an unseen mysterious side that nobody knows about. The group ignores all the paranormal activities taking place in this haunted resort including Haseena, played by Mallika Sherawat, mysterious walking ghost trying to communicate with them.

Tusshar Kapoor, who plays the character of Manav in the show commented, “This is my digital debut, and I am really excited to associate with Farhad Samji. My character has a lot of fun elements and will definitely resonate with the youth. It’s a comic take on a series of scary events and the I hope that the audiences absolutely enjoy a fun watching it”.

Mallaika Sherawat, on playing the character of Haseena, quipped, “I play a ghost for the time first time and the makers have kept my look very interesting. This has been a fabulous opportunity to work with actors with such amazing comic timing like Sanjay Mishra, Kiku, Krishna and Tusshar. I feel the USP of the show is its stellar and amazing cast. I had full faith in Farhad knew the show is in safe hands. I have totally enjoyed working with everybody on the set and I am sure we will be able to make you laugh out loud along with spooking you.”

What is planned to be a joyous romantic night takes a turn for the worse due to some happenings in the resort. It’s set to be one show that’s sure going to keep the audiences gripped.  Directed by Farhad Samji, who is best known as the co-writer of the “Golmaal” and “Housefull” series, Booo…Sabki Phategi is all set to create a wave of ghosts and rib-tickling comedy into the digital space.

So get ready for some adventure as this mad gang is coming to spook in the most rib-tickling manner on 27th June on ALTBalaji app. Stay tuned!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY EKTA KAPOOR: How life changed for the new mom

On Ekta Kapoor’s birthday, we take a look at what the producer said about living life as a new mother.

Ekta Kapoor welcomed son Ravie Kapoor via surrogacy in the beginning of this year. Since then, the television czarina’s life has naturally undergone a lot of changes. On her birthday, we take a look at what the producer said about living life as a new mother:

Mom’s guilt

In an interview with film critic Anupama Chopra, Ekta talked about how every mother tends to battle a sense of guilt.  “I have a lot of guilt even now. I don’t know how it just comes. I think the first thing you feel as a mother is guilt. I don’t think anyone will say that so openly. I am at work, I am feeling guilty; I am at home, there’s a lot of guilt that I am not completing a lot of things that I used to normally do. So, it’s like you are only dealing with various kinds of guilt,” she had said.

Life as a working mother

Balancing parenting and professional life can be challenging for working mothers. Ekta talked about how she is managing the same and said, “Currently, life is all about spending as much time as possible with my son. These days, I try and leave the office earlier than usual. I bring Ravie to the office frequently and he spends time with my team. I have a huge support system in my mother and my team, so whenever I get busy with meetings, they keep him entertained. He is only three-months-old, but he has made friends with my colleagues and it may sound unrealistic, but he recognises people at work.”

Opening a creche

Having become a mother herself, the producer has now opened a creche at her office. “I have set up a creche in my office. Even when my son grows older, the creche will continue, because it is important for working mothers to be around their babies. In fact, I should have built it in my office a long time ago. I regret not having done that earlier,” she said.

MOM THE WOMEN BEHIND MISSION MANGAL. New web series announced by Ekta Kapoor on #ALTBalajiOriginal starring Mona Singh, Sakshi Tanwar, Nidhi Singh and Palomi Ghosh. The Story of four women scientists who take up the extraordinary challenge to successfukky complete India’s first mission to Mars. Streaming only on ALTBalaji soon.