Actor Sunny Singh might only be two films old as a mainstream actor but his resolve to enter the profession is several years old. “The day I was born, I knew I was going to act!” laughs Sunny. He goes on to add, “Okay, that can sound a bit exaggerated, but I knew I want to enter films when I started understanding the world of films and saw my father going on sets. Maybe when I was just a kid.”Sunny is the son of action director Jai Singh Nijjar [known for films such as Singham (2011), Chennai Express (2013), and Shivaay (2016)] and made his debut as a lead actor in Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 (2015). He feels that one really needs to be comfortable in front of the camera to bring out the best in them.“The more comfortable you are in front of the camera the more you can emote, well. If you are confident then 90% game is won. I don’t like overacting or putting in way too much in a role when it is not required. It takes away … [Read more...] about Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety actor Sunny Singh: The day I was born, I knew I was going to act
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A speech given on behalf of a group of middle-aged Chinese actresses headed by Hai Qing at the FIRST International Film Festival Award Ceremony has made waves on social media as their complaints regarding rampant age discrimination facing female actors in China's film and TV industry has again brought this touchy issue to the front page. "We are passionate about films, but most of us have been very passive and we are kept away from fine productions due to various limitations, such as the market and the script", said Hai, who is 41 years old. Hai's words echo those of many other actresses who on different occasions have railed against ageism in the industry. Female performers who are older than their mid-30s find themselves "over the hill" as the country's film and TV industry has long been invested in peddling a youth-oriented image. Furthermore, in this day and age where stars' online data and influence trump acting skills, young pop idols certainly have more currency in the industry. … [Read more...] about Middle-aged actresses decry lack of better roles in TV, movie industry
Shahid Kapoor's Kabir Singh is one of the blockbusters of 2019 with an earning of over Rs 276 crore in India. The film made on Rs 68 crore budget created a turmoil at the box office, raking in Rs 20.21 crore on its opening day. Despite facing a lot of backlash for glorifying misogyny and toxic masculinity, Kabir Singh swiftly became one of the highest grossing films of 2019. The Arjun Reddy remake established the fact that word of mouth could conquer Bollywood's box office. It also makes one take a quick glance at how a number of recent commercially successful films have been remakes of South Indian films or are 'loosely adapted' or 'inspired' from them. Films in the last decade, like Baaghi, Baaghi 2, Simmba, Gabbar is Back, Housefull, Singham and Ready, to name a few have all crossed the coveted Rs 100 crore milestone by one simple formula - reworking Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam or Kannada films. Looking at the lineup of 2020’s releases, remaking South Indian films certainly has … [Read more...] about Yearender 2019: Is Remaking South Indian Films Bollywood’s New Multicrore Superhit Formula?
Actor Vicky Kaushal has shared a throwback picture from his childhood, on Instagram Saturday. The actor captioned the picture, “Post shave look.”In the picture, which has been ’liked’ more than half-a-million times in just a few hours, a young Vicky can be seen in a white shirt, with a red collar and tousled hair.Several industry personalities reacted to the post in the comments section. Actor Taapsee Pannu wrote, “Born lul,” while Ishaan Khatter commented, “I feel you,” and left a ‘LOL’ emoji. Vicky’s Love per Square Foot co-star Angira Dhar called him a ‘cutie’ and then laughed, and Ayushmann Khurrana commented only in a series of emojis. View this post on Instagram Post shave look... A post shared by Vicky Kaushal (@vickykaushal09) on Apr 20, 2019 at 4:36am PDT Others to leave comments were Dia Mirza (“Awwwwwww”), Esha Gupta, and directors Meghna Gulzar and … [Read more...] about Vicky Kaushal shares throwback childhood pic, Bollywood friends react with collective ‘awwww’. See it here
Nominations for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards for film and television were announced in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The awards will be presented at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Jan. 19. Following is a list of nominees in key categories: BEST ENSEMBLE CAST IN A MOTION PICTURE Bombshell The Irishman Jojo Rabbit Once Upon A Time in Hollywood Parasite BEST ACTOR Christian Bale- Ford v Ferrari Leonardo DiCaprio - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Adam Driver - Marriage Story Taron Egerton - Rocketman Joaquin Phoenix - Joker BEST ACTRESS Cynthia Erivo - Harriet Scarlett Johansson - Marriage Story Lupita Nyong’o - Us Charlize Theron - Bombshell Renee Zellweger - Judy BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Jamie Foxx - Just Mercy Tom Hanks - A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Al Pacino - The Irishman Joe Pesci - The Irishman Brad Pitt - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Laura Dern - Marriage Story Scarlett Johansson - Jojo Rabbit Nicole Kidman - Bombshell Jennifer Lopez - … [Read more...] about The Irishman to Joker, Key Nominations for 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards