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‘Kaalakaandi’s story comes from a news snippet’

DNMUM405194 | 1/11/2018 | Author : Rinky Kumar | WC :1085

Akshat Verma, who turns director with the black comedy, on his fascination for quirky tales, setting them in big cities and finding his true calling
Akshat Verma shot into the limelight seven years ago with Delhi Belly. Thanks to its whacky humour and unconventional plot, the film was a welcome change for cinegoers. However, rather than jumping onto the bandwagon, Verma, who had penned its story and screenplay, decided to go slow and steady. Now, he is back with Kaalakaandi, which also marks his foray into direction. Starring Saif Ali Khan and an ensemble cast including Deepak
Dobriyal, Vijay Raaz, Neil Bhoopalam, Kunaal Roy
Kapur, Akshay Oberoi, Shenaz Treasury, and Sobhita Dhulipala, it revolves around three stories set over a course of one night. In a tête-à-tête, the writer-director talks about being inspired by newspaper clippings and why filmmaking is like gambling.
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Aamir to remake Forrest Gump?
DNMUM420613 | 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Nayandeep Rakshit | WC :165

After Hrs was the first to tell you that Aamir Khan has shown a keen interest in a Hollywood film, which he wants to remake. The superstar and his team have been in advanced talks with Paramount Pictures to procure a deal. It seems they have fi
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Hrithik sends help to flood-affected Kerala...
DNMUM420614 | 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Chaya Unnikrishnan | WC :360

The unprecedented rains in Kerala have seen the state suffering the worst floods in a century. Nearly 200 people have lost their lives and lakhs of residents have been displaced. While Bollywood stars have been urging people to do their bit by
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SRK, Salman, Kat to come together on KJo’s show?
DNMUM420615 | 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Chaya Unnikrishnan | WC :220

Karan Johar has posted a teaser about his upcoming show Koffee With Karan, which, as After Hrs had reported earlier, will start in September. Now, we hear that the sixth season of his show will be inaugurated by his protégé Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan K
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Maanayata to host raksha bandhan lunch for Dutts
DNMUM420616 | 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :198

Raksha Bandhan has an extra special place in every Indian household. But in Sanjay Dutt’s life, it is the most significant day because even when he was incarcerated under the Arms Act, his sisters Namrata (fondly called Anju by the family) and Priya
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