Following the death of Life of Pi and Slumdog Millionaire star Irrfan Khan at the age of 53, Hollywood on Wednesday paid tribute to the actor whose career spanned everything from art house cinema to mainstream Bollywood and Hollywood.Ang Lee, who worked with Khan on Life of Pi, said in a statement: "Irrfan was a great artist, a true gentleman and a brave fighter. His passing away is cinema ''s loss. We will miss him dearly. May you Rest In Peace my dear friend. "
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Irrfan, who is making comeback to the movies with Angrezi Medium after recovering from neuroendocrine tumour, will be playing a sweet shop owner in the film, a sequel to his 2017 hit Hindi Medium. The actor shared a picture from the set of the movie, which is currently being shot in Udaipur, Rajasthan.
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Irrfan, who has recently returned from London after undergoing treatment for Neuroendocrine Tumour, will soon start working on the sequel of his 2017 film Hindi Medium. The sequel will be called English Medium as the film will now include people from other ethnicities in the US. The film will take a leap and show Irrfan's daughter going to the US for higher studies.
Although the makers confirmed soon after that they would come out with a sequel of their film #39;Hindi Medium #39;, the title of that film was never revealed. Even though all this while it was assumed that the movie would be titled #39;Hindi Medium 2 #39;, that might not be the case. A report on Deccan Chronicle went on to quote that the makers are planning to switch the subject from Hindi medium schools to English medium schools.A source told the daily, ”The film will not just address the issues of Hindi medium students in the US but also those of the students from other countries who face trouble fitting into a system where English is the primary spoken language. ”
Only recently, Irrfan Khan was spotted outside producer Dinesh Vijan's office that gave birth to another set of speculations that the Blackmail actor has started his prep for the movie. As per a report published in Times of India, the title of Hindi Medium sequel will not be called Hindi Medium 2.As per reports circulating on the internet, the sequel may be titled English Medium. While Hindi Medium was about a couple that struggled hard in order to get their child admitted to a competent school, the sequel would reportedly revolve around Irrfan's daughter going to the United States for further studies.
CHANDIGARH: The Congress has again reposed its faith in Pawan Kumar Bansal, who has been named to contest the Lok Sabha elections from the Chandigarh constituency for the eighth time.CHANDIGARH: The immense love and support, soothed me in my process of healing, says Irrfan Khan. The actor has been undergoing treatment for neuro endocrine tumour in London for the past one year.
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The publication also added that Irrfan will be visiting his hometown, which is situated outside Jaipur as soon as he feels better. While the actor was in London, he took to Instagram to share heartfelt poetry with his fans. His post got a lot of attention from fans who sent him well wishes through social media and prayed for his recovery.See Irrfan Khan's post here:
That would be great The god and goddess of acting. Love and miss Kajol a lot on screen.Ecpecting Magic from the two Magician s #SRK amp;#Kajol
Tanushre Dutta Instagram Oct 05, 2018 middot; 09:26 pm Devarsi Ghosh Share Tweet Email Reddit Print Share Tweet Email Reddit Print On September 25, Hindi film actress Tanushree Dutta accused Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her in 2008 on the sets of the unreleased film Horn Ok Pleassss. Dutta also alleged that upon Patekar s request, men backed by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena attacked her car while she and her father were inside it. Dutta had made the same accusations 10 years ago, and Patekar had denied them.Three days later, Dutta accused filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri (without naming him) of asking her to strip and dance to give her co actor Irrfan cues for a shot on the sets of the 2005 film Chocolate. Agnihotri denied the allegation. On October 2, Dutta thanked the Mumbai Police for providing her with 24 hour protection in response to alleged threats from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. The next day, Dutta said in a statement that she had been served legal notices by Patekar and Agnihotri. She also claimed that two unidentified men had tried to break into her apartment in Mumbai on the same day while the police personnel were on a lunch break.
Tanushree Dutta, former Miss India and Bollywood actor, went missing from the industry almost a decade back. While many wondered why the Aashiq Banaya Apne actor quit industry, Tanushree has now answered all questions, claiming that she decided to leave films after she was harassed on the sets of her film, Horn OK Pleassss. The actor said she had detailed her ordeal in 2008 as well but there was no outcome. She also named Nana Patekar as her abuser, alleging that he had demanded that she shoot an intimate dance step with her.She also alleged that during the making of 2005 film Chocolate, the film 's director Vivek Agnihotri had asked her to remove her clothes and dance in front of Irrfan Khan in order to give him cues for a scene. However, cast members Irrfan and Suniel Shetty had come out in support of her during that time. Ever since Tanushree 's allegations, here 's what the biggest and important names in Bollywood have said about the issue.
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan recently revealed that he has never been offered a Hollywood movie unlike his colleagues from the industry, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Anupam Kher and Amitabh Bachchan. The actor told the Economic Times that he wants Hindi movies to do well globally, and wants them to achieve the international standard.On being asked whether he has ever thought of Hollywood as a viable option, the actor said, "They have to look at me; I can t look at them. I look at the moon every day but I don t reach for it. It started with Om Puriji and now Priyanka, Irrfan and so many others are doing it. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is getting some films. Amitji (Amitabh Bachchan) has done some, Anupam Kher too has and it s wonderful. But I have never been offered an opportunity, " Shah Rukh Khan said.
Cast: Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan, Mithila PalkarDirection: Akarsh Khurana
Priyanka Chopra is probably the most known name around the world. Bigger than the biggest of Indian stars be it Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan or Aamir Khan, all thanks to her successful stint in Hollywood. Since the time one can remember people have been crossing over to the west and making their presence felt be it Shashi Kapoor in 70s, 80s, later Om Puri, Amrish Puri, Anupam Kher or Irrfan Khan (most successful of the lot).But it was Priyanka Chopra who truly became the big crossover star India was missing. She not only bagged the leading role in A grade American TV series but was also seen locking horns with possibly biggest Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson. There is a reason why Priyanka Chopra successfully broke into an alien market and became a star there unlike other Indian actors. Also read: Priyanka Chopra birthday: All the times she came, conquered and ruled the red carpet like a boss see photos