Shah Rukh Khan’s third movie – ‘Happy New Year’ enters Oscar Library

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Farah Khan’s latest multi-starrer ‘Happy New Year’ which made a smashing hit at the box office has added yet another success feather to its hat. Buzz is that, Happy New Year has the great opportunity to be in the prestigious Oscar Library. This news was shared by the filmmaker herself via Twitter. Thanking her writers, Farah had tweeted, “1 more reason 2 celebrate!! #HNY script goes to the Oscar library!! Bigg kiss to my co writers @mayurpuri n Althea k”.

Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and Vivaan Shah, ‘Happy New Year’ is written by Mayur Puri and Althea Kaushal. Although the film received mixed reviews, it has become the highest grossing movie ever in Bollywood.

As per reports, the script of HNY finds itself a place in the Core Collection of Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It will be used for research purposes by film students, filmmakers, writers, actors and others from the field of cinema.

Incidentally, Shah Rukh Khan’s earlier films namely ‘Devdas’ and ‘Chak De’ too have entered the Oscar Library.

Shruti Haasan Endorses For Kalanjali Brand

Ever since Gabbar Singh has hit the big-screens there seem to be no look back for the multifaceted beauty Shruti Haasan. She has bagged the endorsement deal of AP’s largest Indian Arts & Crafts showroom Kalanjali. Shruti will now replace Deepika Padukone, who is the former brand ambassador.

Shruti Haasan has recently shot for the ad shoot in Bangalore and the new hoardings of the actress draping Saris in more modern style were put up all across the AP. This is her biggest endorsement deal till date, says the sources.

On the movies front, Shruti Haasan is busy shooting for the Bollywood remake of Nuvvosthanante Nenoddantana with Girish Taurani in the lead in Prabhu Deva direction and she has a film alongside Ravi Teja in Tollywood in Gopichand Malineni direction.

Rajinikanth to sing for Kochadaiyaan

Superstar Rajinikanth is getting ready to sing for his forthcoming Kochadaiyaan directed by his youngest daughter Soundarya Ashwin.

AR Rahman is composing music for this 3D flick that has Deepika Padukone shaking legs with Thalaivar. Adding feast for fans, Rajini is crooning a song on the stanza ‘Thendralodu Udan Pirnadal’ from late Sivaji Ganesan starrer Raja Raja Cholan.

This is not the first time Rajinikanth is giving vocals for a track, a decade before in 1992 Superstar has sung a duet along with playback singer S Janaki for P Vasu directed Mannan. Kochadaiyaan will kick start in London, reasoning which team will fly on March 21st.

Superstar’s Kochadaiyaan speaks English

Superstar Rajinikanth’s latest flick Kochadaiyaan is getting ready to entertain audiences world wide.

Debutant directorial of Soundarya Ashwin has Deepika Padukone shaking legs with Rajnikanth for the tunes composed by Isaipuyal A.R.Rahman. K.S.Ravikumar has penned the script of Kochadaiyaan, will also supervise the film. Makers of Kochadaiyaan are planning to release the movie in multiple languages namely Telugu, Hindi and also in English alongside Tamil.

Rajiv Menon will be cranking the camera, while Vaali and Vairamuthu have scripted the lyrics. Sunil Lulla will be producing Kochadaiyaan under Eros Entertainment that casts veteran actress Shobana, Sarath Kumar, Rukmini, Nasser, Jackie Shroff and Aadhi in the key roles.

Desi Boyz completes London schedule

Film Desi Boyz which has the ensemble cast of Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Chintrangada Singh and Omi Vaidya has completed its forty day schedule in London.

Akshay happy with the outcome of the film and the way Rohit Dhawan [son of director David Dhawan] shot it threw a lavish party to celebrate the completion of films schedule in London. The party took place at London’s one of the famous exclusive restaurant/ lounge-bar, Nobu last night.

Everyone from spot boy to the technical department of Desi Boyz was invited by Akshay Kumar and were taken care of by the Hera Pheri star.

Usually it is the producers who are associated with throwing bashes but off late the trend is changing; Amitabh Bachchan threw a bash to celebrate Aarakshan’s completion and as was the case with Imran Khan who did to his unit of Short Term Shaadi.

Apart from the films cast and crew the wrap-up party also witnessed Akshay’s good pals Farah Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala attending it. The party coincided with their work in London.

With actors throwing bashes producers will be certainly happy. A welcome trend.

When Deepika said No to 4 crores

Deepika Padukone who is currently in London for the shoot of  Rohit Dhawan’s first directorial venture Desi Boyz has apparently turned down an offer which promised her to pay Rs 4 crores.

The news goes like this, Ms Padukone was asked by a big shot family in London to perform for the iconic song that she enacted in Dum Maro Dum [DMD]. The offer was also specific as the concerned Punjabi family over here asked her to do the DMD number only. Though regulations like wearing the same attire that she sported in the song for the performance came inn, the actress politely refused to do it by citing that she won’t be performing for private events.

“As a result the family got disappointed as they already booked the club for her performance”, said a source.

This is not the first time that the Om Shanti Om actress rejected such private offers when her industry colleagues such as Bipasha Basu, Katrina Kaif, Mallika Sherawat etc have done such acts many a times.

On the whole we can say one thing that Dee has her own reservations when it comes to performing for such shows. Cool Dee.