Stacey Yount – BollySpice.com http://bollyspice.com The latest movies, interviews in Bollywood Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.3 Katrina and Sidharth Swag it up in Kala Chashma from Baar Baar Dekho http://bollyspice.com/katrina-and-sidharth-swag-it-up-in-kala-chashma/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:06:49 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126466 As promised! Check out Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif get funky and get their swag on for the first song from the upcoming film Baar Baar Dekho. The song, Kala Chashma, was originally composed by Prem Hardeep and was recreated by Badshah. Written by Amrik Singh and Kumaar, Kala Chashma is sung in the widely loved voices of Amar Arshi, Badshah & Neha Kakkar. As Karan Johar says, “Kala Chashma 2.0 is a party starter and has been the heartbeat of the Punjabi music scene for over a decade. Our revamped and rejuvenated version has enhanced the energy to an

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As promised! Check out Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif get funky and get their swag on for the first song from the upcoming film Baar Baar Dekho. The song, Kala Chashma, was originally composed by Prem Hardeep and was recreated by Badshah. Written by Amrik Singh and Kumaar, Kala Chashma is sung in the widely loved voices of Amar Arshi, Badshah & Neha Kakkar.

As Karan Johar says, “Kala Chashma 2.0 is a party starter and has been the heartbeat of the Punjabi music scene for over a decade. Our revamped and rejuvenated version has enhanced the energy to an altogether different level. Baar Baar Dekho is a celebration of life and love and we thought the song would encapsulate that. Kala Chashma leaves you with a huge smile on your face and a dance in your demeanour.”

Ready to groove to the dance beat? Check it out!

Baar Baar Dekho releases in Cinemas on 9th September, 2016

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Baar Baar Dekho’s Kala Chasma to release first on Flickbay app today between 9-10 http://bollyspice.com/baar-baar-dekhos-kala-chasma-release-first-flickbay-app-today-9-10/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:30:03 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126460 Here is something never done before in Bollywood marketing! Baar Baar Dekho’s highly anticipated first track ‪Kala Chashma‬ will hit the Flickbay app before it will release on any other platform. The track will be available to see on the Flickbay app exclusively between 9.15am – 10.00am IST on Wed, 27th July 2016 In case you don’t have it download the app for Android and iOS here! http://bit.ly/flickbayapp_download http://bit.ly/downloadflickbay_ios Producer Farhan Akhtar said in an interview about the Bollywood Ka Aap, “The digital world has revolutionised the grammar of experiencing content. Also, it serves as a great platform for us

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Here is something never done before in Bollywood marketing! Baar Baar Dekho’s highly anticipated first track ‪Kala Chashma‬ will hit the Flickbay app before it will release on any other platform. The track will be available to see on the Flickbay app exclusively between 9.15am – 10.00am IST on Wed, 27th July 2016

In case you don’t have it download the app for Android and iOS here!
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Producer Farhan Akhtar said in an interview about the Bollywood Ka Aap, “The digital world has revolutionised the grammar of experiencing content. Also, it serves as a great platform for us to promote our films, and what better way to reach out to our audiences, via an app which serves the purpose just right. Hence the decision to launch ‘Kala chashma‘ on Flickbay exclusively.”

Watch this space because you can be sure we will bring you all the swag as soon as we can!

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A romantic film with a twist that stars Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif, Baar Baar Dekho set to hit theaters on September 9th was directed by Nitya Mehra.

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Natalie Perera: “Bazodee is extraordinary and unique” http://bollyspice.com/natalie-perera-bazodee-extraordinary-unique/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:00:58 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126402 Releasing on August 5th is a new take on a Bollywood movie. Bazodee mixes elements of a Bollywood musical with a distinctly Caribbean island flavor. Set on the vivid, colorful islands of Trinidad & Tobago, the film pulses with the sensuous dance rhythms of Soca music. Directed by Todd Kessler, the film stars Kabir Bedi, Natalie Perera, Machel Montano, Kriss Dosanjh, Valmike Rampersad, and Staz Nair. Bazodee, which means a state of confusion, a state of love, tells the story of Anita Ponchouri (Natalie Perera), the dutiful Indian daughter of a deep-in-debt businessman (Kabir Bedi). Anita is about to marry

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Releasing on August 5th is a new take on a Bollywood movie. Bazodee mixes elements of a Bollywood musical with a distinctly Caribbean island flavor. Set on the vivid, colorful islands of Trinidad & Tobago, the film pulses with the sensuous dance rhythms of Soca music. Directed by Todd Kessler, the film stars Kabir Bedi, Natalie Perera, Machel Montano, Kriss Dosanjh, Valmike Rampersad, and Staz Nair.

Bazodee, which means a state of confusion, a state of love, tells the story of Anita Ponchouri (Natalie Perera), the dutiful Indian daughter of a deep-in-debt businessman (Kabir Bedi). Anita is about to marry a wealthy Londoner (Staz Nair) when a chance encounter with local Trinidadian singer, Lee de Leon (Soca music star Machel Montano) sets things askew. In search of a muse, de Leon agrees to perform at the engagement party. Unable to deny their mutual attraction, and with the excitement of Carnival approaching, Anita must now choose between the answer to her family’s financial prayers and the possibility of real love. It is about being true to yourself and honest in love at all costs!

In this exclusive interview, star Natalie Perera talks about Bazodee, which she calls an unique musical love story and why she loved being a part of this cool film.

Natalie Perera BazodeeWas acting something that you always wanted to do?
Yes. I’ve always been an actor. In my opinion actors are grown-ups who never stopped playing and as an adult I am constantly acquiring and refining my skills in order to play well. My addiction to acting began at church playing famous missionaries in the Sunday Schools plays, and later in my life after I graduated from university where I studied Classics, I went on to study Text and Performance at RADA and Acting at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

What were your first thoughts when you heard the idea of Bazodee?
I thought Claire Ince had written an absolute gem of a script that immediately had major feel good factor. In addition to that I was super excited that the lead role is a woman, Asian and from the Caribbean. My ethnic heritage is Sri Lankan and I was hyped up to represent an Island Indian. Then I saw it was shooting in Trinidad. What’s there not to like?! With all that’s happening in the world today it’s a great thing to be transported to something positive.

How would you describe this film?
Bazodee is completely unique, like nothing you’ve ever seen. I would describe it as a musical dramedy and a love story. For me, it’s like Mamma Mia dipped in Indian culture and Trinidad and Tobago.

The film has such an intriguing and interesting concept, what do you makes it so special and why did you want to play a part in it?
Bazodee is such a pleasurable film on the senses. Firstly, it’s of course set in gorgeous Trinidad and Tobago one of the most spectacular places on planet earth, with it’s vibrant culture and colour. Then there’s the pulsing, infectious and energetic glimpse of carnival and the music of Machel Montano that will make anyone want to get out of their seats and move. Lastly, it’s a love story set in this heaven and I was super excited to work with EMMY-nominated director Todd Kessler and jumped on this unique project wholeheartedly.

Bazodee still 1Tell us about Anita and how you became the character?
Anita is a young woman, who lost her mother at a very young age, is very close to her father and takes care of him and everyone around her. She thinks she’s got it all figured out until she meets Lee and is knocked sideways. I studied the script, asked a lot of questions from Todd Kessler about my backstory, accent and ethnicity. I worked hard finding an accent that would fit with Anita’s Indian heritage, her international schooling/ fiancé from London and a slight Trinidad flavour. I also got the opportunity to hang out with the wonderful local actors and crew and learned more about Anita’s cultural surroundings. The process felt very organic for me.

If you were in her shoes what would you do?
In everything I do, I always follow my heart.

Tell us about working with esteemed actor Kabir Bedi?
Working with Kabir Bedi was an absolute blessing. What a fabulous voice! Even though he’s such a big name he was so obliging and humble in his dealings with me, giving me helpful tips and tricks that only a pro would know. I remember seeing him in Octopussy as a child and thinking ‘if an Asian can be a Bond villain maybe I too can be a Bond villain one day.’ He is an inspiration and just the loveliest man and apparently everyone who has played his daughter has gone on to do very well so I hope that luck rubs off on me too.

Also what about working with Machel Montano?
Working with Machel was amazing. He is the life and soul of the party and people adore him. He has an abundance of energy and brought it to set. It was great to play alongside him because he is so relaxed and at easy around cameras and I feel we worked really well together. I really had to up my game to work alongside fully-fledged stars, but that’s all part and parcel of the excitement. He has spent his life performing on stage and in front of cameras and it was no surprise that he is a natural.

Natalie Perera Bazodee 4Tell us about the music of the film?
Machel’s music and Soca is the most energetic, infectious and colourful kind of party music that manages to have heart. I think that is because it seems to have a rich history.

Are you a Soca fan now?
I’m definitely a fan. I can’t work out at the gym without Soca and in my opinion it’s the best party music “it gets the people going!” There is nothing quite like it. In the film Anita says, “He makes happy music, the world needs that.” I completely agree with that! Soca gets me going.

Why do you think it’s important to make films like this?
The script is so positive and has major feel good factor. It’s not often you see a female, Asian lead from the Caribbean as the lead in a film and I think that alone is an important and exciting feature about Bazodee. My ethnic heritage is Sri Lankan and I am hyped up to represent Island Indians. It was the first time I came across such a different role and I became really excited about it. The director Todd Kessler cast local Trinidadian actors in this film, which in my opinion is amazing because it’s a country bursting at the seams with talent. Bazodee is so wonderful because it showcases people and cultures that don’t often get exposure. Bazodee is unique. It’s like nothing I’ve ever seen before. Once you see it, you’ll know what I mean.

Your thoughts on Hindi films today?
I think it’s great how the variation, scale and scope of Hindi films are growing today. The Bollywood film industry is one of the biggest in the world and is catering for diverse audiences and tastes and I think that’s brilliant. I am a fan of all genres of film. They each offer entertainment and storytelling that have unique qualities and fill a particular niche.

Natalie Perera Bazodee 2If you could star with one actor of actress who would that be?
There are so many actors I’d love to work with; it’s really hard to choose. I think I’d love to work with Joanna Lumley because she is just utterly fabulous and Sophie Okonedo because I love the work she does and I find I’m 100% engaged whenever I watch her in anything! As for male actor, it would be Steve Carell because I think he’s so damn funny, has a spectacular range and he’s my favourite male actor right now.

Would you like to be part of a Hindi film?
Absolutely! I’m interested in becoming as accomplished as possible and performing in a variety of genres is a great way to do that. Do you know of anyone casting?

What do you think audiences are going to love about this film?
Bazodee is a universal story about two people who fall in love and have to combat other conflicting aspects of their life to choose to follow their heart or not. It’s unique and a pleasurable feel good film. The audience is transported to heavenly Trinidad and Tobago, where they get a burst of the Carnival experience and colour accompanied by the music of Machel Montano, that will make anyone need to get out of their seats and dance! The audience will fall in love with Trinidad and Tobago leaving cinemas smiling and happy.

What do you love about Bazodee?
I enjoyed working with Todd Kessler very much. He was the captain of the crazy party ship that was Bazodee and I felt he was a wonderful leader. He made me feel confident and enthusiastic about the process throughout the shoot. I loved my time in Trinidad and Tobago and the family of talented friends I made there. It was an unforgettable experience for me, and a privilege to be part of something so extraordinary and unique to anything I’ve even seen.

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Akshay Kumar’s cool cameo in Dishoom! http://bollyspice.com/akshay-kumars-cool-cameo-dishoom/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:06:28 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126437 We have just learned that there is a surprise package of Dishoom! Check out the cool Akshay Kumar in a never seen before avatar for a special cameo in Rohit Dhawan’s Dishoom. Check out this first look We can’t wait to see the role he plays in this exciting film!! Dishoom, presented by Eros International and Produced by Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, starring Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez, directed by Rohit Dhawan, releases on 29th July 2016.

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We have just learned that there is a surprise package of Dishoom! Check out the cool Akshay Kumar in a never seen before avatar for a special cameo in Rohit Dhawan’s Dishoom.

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We can’t wait to see the role he plays in this exciting film!!

Dishoom, presented by Eros International and Produced by Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, starring Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez, directed by Rohit Dhawan, releases on 29th July 2016.

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Shah Rukh Khan the Poet http://bollyspice.com/shah-rukh-khan-poet/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:04:09 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126395 Shah Rukh Khan is undoubtedly one of the most talented actors that we have the fortune of witnessing during our lifetime. He’s a wonderful man, husband, father, humanitarian, and performer. Not only that, SRK has always had a way with words – as we have always noticed from his interviews and even in his 140-character tweets. But now he can officially add poet to his esteemed repertoire! We all remember when he translated the Jab Tak Hai Jaan poem into English and had the fangirls and fanboys (and us) swooning over the beautiful words. Now he has taken the swoon quotient to an even

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srk5tipschennaiexpressShah Rukh Khan is undoubtedly one of the most talented actors that we have the fortune of witnessing during our lifetime. He’s a wonderful man, husband, father, humanitarian, and performer. Not only that, SRK has always had a way with words – as we have always noticed from his interviews and even in his 140-character tweets. But now he can officially add poet to his esteemed repertoire!

We all remember when he translated the Jab Tak Hai Jaan poem into English and had the fangirls and fanboys (and us) swooning over the beautiful words. Now he has taken the swoon quotient to an even higher level because recently at a book launch he recited a poem HE wrote. Inspired by international singer Zayn Malik, SRK’s poem was dedicated to the uplifting and empowerment of women around the world.

“This is for girls who stay up all night, this is for you who is willing to fight.

For hidden fears, hurt, pain and tears, under the smiles, laughs, and giggles we hear.

Let your hair down, straight or curls, you’re beautiful because you fight like a girl.

For girls who wear short skirts, and their heart on their sleeve, for girls who know how difficult it is to believe.

The girls who scream and cry to the pillows and tell them their goals, for girls who have a secret, but can’t tell a soul.

Let your eyes be your diamonds, make them your pearls, you’re beautiful because you fight like a girl.

For girls who have made mistakes and have regrets galore, for girls that may not win, but always get up from the floor.

The girls who take life as comes, the girl who have broken the code, for the girls who hope, that they’ll get better somewhere down the road.

Let your steps be a dance and jump and do the swirl, you’re beautiful because you fight like a girl.

For the girls who love with all their heart, although sometimes gets broke, to girls who think it’s over, to real girls, all girls, who have tears to soak.

You throw, you pick up and fall. But just tell the world I’m beautiful because I fight like a girl.”

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Check out Hrithik’s favorite song – Mohenjo Daro Title song! http://bollyspice.com/check-hrithiks-favorite-song-mohenjo-daro-title-song/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:01:06 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126387 Set to release on August 12, 2016 is Ashutosh Gowariker’s epic Mohenjo Daro starring Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hedge. The film is a story of an ancient love and our past, present and future! Set during the Pre-historic Indus Valley, in 2016 BC, the evil greed of a man is about to destroy one of the oldest cities in the ancient world, Mohenjo Daro. A young indigo farmer, Sarman, enters the city and meets Chaani, the daughter of the Priest, predicted to be the Origin of a New Society. Sarman, in his attempt to win Chaani’s love, uncovers the secrets

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Set to release on August 12, 2016 is Ashutosh Gowariker’s epic Mohenjo Daro starring Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hedge. The film is a story of an ancient love and our past, present and future!

Set during the Pre-historic Indus Valley, in 2016 BC, the evil greed of a man is about to destroy one of the oldest cities in the ancient world, Mohenjo Daro. A young indigo farmer, Sarman, enters the city and meets Chaani, the daughter of the Priest, predicted to be the Origin of a New Society. Sarman, in his attempt to win Chaani’s love, uncovers the secrets nobody was ever supposed to know – about Chaani, about Mohenjo Daro and about his own past!

Not only does it boast a cool cast and director, the music was composed by the great AR Rahman with lyrics by Javed Akhtar.

Check out the title song, sung by A.R. Rahman, Arijit Singh, Bela Shende, Sanah Moidutty, with choreography Raju Khan, which gives us another insight into the intriguing film.

This is Hrithik’s favorite song!

As a bonus, check out these stills!
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Up next ‘Sarsariya’!!

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Get ready to Swag it Up with Kala Chashma from Bar Bar Dekho! http://bollyspice.com/get-ready-swag-kala-chashma-bar-bar-dekho/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:21:48 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126383 Are you ready to swag it up with ‘Kala Chashma’ from the upcoming film Bar Bar Dekho? The song hits the airwaves on July 27th and we hear it is going to be cool, swaggy and funky! Talking about the song director Nitya Mehra said, “Kala Chashma, or KC as I call it, is a celebratory song. Since Baar Baar Dekho is a film that celebrates relationships we wanted a banging number to announce the arrival of its trailer. It’s a fun, foot tapping, funky number that’ll put a swag in everyone’s step.” To hold you over until the song

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Are you ready to swag it up with ‘Kala Chashma’ from the upcoming film Bar Bar Dekho? The song hits the airwaves on July 27th and we hear it is going to be cool, swaggy and funky! Talking about the song director Nitya Mehra said, “Kala Chashma, or KC as I call it, is a celebratory song. Since Baar Baar Dekho is a film that celebrates relationships we wanted a banging number to announce the arrival of its trailer. It’s a fun, foot tapping, funky number that’ll put a swag in everyone’s step.”

To hold you over until the song drops on the 27th…we have two sneak peek teasers, a hot hot Katrina Kaif still plus Sidharth getting his groove on in another cool still.

We can’t wait to see more!

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Come rain or shine put on your Kala Chashma to get funky. Featuring the hottest new pairing in Bollywood – Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif from the upcoming film Baar Baar Dekho. The song is originally sung by Prem Hardeep and recreated by Badshah, written by Amrik Singh and Kumaar and sung in the widely loved voices of Amar Arshi, Badshah & Neha Kakkar.

Bar Bar Dekho, a love story with a twist, is set to hit theaters on September 9th.

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Jay Sean’s ‘Make My Love Go’ – Official Desi Mix by DJ Vix and Biks http://bollyspice.com/jay-seans-make-love-go-official-desi-mix-dj-vix-biks/ Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:13:52 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126233 After the huge mainstream success of the ‘Make My Love Go’ by Jay Sean feat Sean Paul, DJ Vix & Biks once again join forces to give the hit single a funky new desi fix! DJ Vix (Multi award winning DJ /Producer) and Biks (The official DJ for Jay Sean) have been friends for years and have created several remixes in collaboration including the official desi remix of the monster Jay Sean tune ‘Down’ which featured Lil Wayne back in 2009. Biks says: “Being Jay Sean’s tour DJ for the past 10 years, I have seen him do so many

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makemylovegoAfter the huge mainstream success of the ‘Make My Love Go’ by Jay Sean feat Sean Paul, DJ Vix & Biks once again join forces to give the hit single a funky new desi fix!

DJ Vix (Multi award winning DJ /Producer) and Biks (The official DJ for Jay Sean) have been friends for years and have created several remixes in collaboration including the official desi remix of the monster Jay Sean tune ‘Down’ which featured Lil Wayne back in 2009.

Biks says: “Being Jay Sean’s tour DJ for the past 10 years, I have seen him do so many diverse genres! One of my favourite is reggae/dancehall! So once I heard ‘Make My Love Go’ with it’s dancehall vibe, I knew I wanted to add my touch to it! Vix was the first DJ that I met on my first visit to the UK! I saw immediately true talent and style in not just his dj’ing but in his production. It has been an amazing experience working with him and I can’t wait to share all the new material we’ll be putting out soon!”

There are several other projects that the two music maestros have been working on in their top secret studios – details will be unveiled in the very near future.

DJ Vix adds: “It was a great pleasure to work with the vocals of the very talented singer/songwriter Jay Sean. He’s representing us Asians worldwide with his mainstream success and I was very pleased to hear that Jay Sean’s team loved the remix so much that it got titled the official remix! Also, it’s always a pleasure working with my bro Biks. He is full of
energy & has a great vibe in the studio.”

The ‘Make My Love Go’ Official Desi Remix also comes complete with a new video which will be live shortly. Follow the guys on social media for more details.

This new remix is available to download for free via Dj Vix & Biks Soundcloud and Mixcloud pages.

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s Song of Lahore Wins Best Film London Indian Film Festival http://bollyspice.com/sharmeen-obaid-chinoys-song-lahore-wins-best-film-london-indian-film-festival/ Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:18:36 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126236 Last night at the closing night of the The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival the final tally of awards throughout the festival came to four gongs. Recipients included acclaimed Indian actress Sharmila Tagore (Apur Sansar -1959), Days and Nights in The Forest – 1970), director Shekhar Kapur (Mr India – 1987), Bandit Queen – 1994) & the Oscar winning Elizabeth films, and also winners of this year’s Satyajit Ray short film award and LIFF Audience Award for best film. • ICON Awards© for outstanding contribution to world cinema from Sun Mark Ltd went to Shekhar Kapur, and Sharmila Tagore.

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Song_of_LahoreLast night at the closing night of the The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival the final tally of awards throughout the festival came to four gongs. Recipients included acclaimed Indian actress Sharmila Tagore (Apur Sansar -1959), Days and Nights in The Forest – 1970), director Shekhar Kapur (Mr India – 1987), Bandit Queen – 1994) & the Oscar winning Elizabeth films, and also winners of this year’s Satyajit Ray short film award and LIFF Audience Award for best film.

• ICON Awards© for outstanding contribution to world cinema from Sun Mark Ltd went to Shekhar Kapur, and Sharmila Tagore.
• Satyajit Ray Short Film Award in association with the Bagri Foundation went to MOCHI (The Cobbler), by Saqib Pandor
• LIFF Audience Award went to Song of Lahore, by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken

The awards included the festival’s rarely presented ICON Award© for outstanding contribution to Indian and world cinema, which was won by Bengali actress Sharmila Tagore, who started her career with acclaimed director Satyajit Ray, and went on to be one of the greatest actresses of Indian cinema, playing in award-winning films in both Hindi and Bengali cinema. Lahore born Director Shekhar Kapur is one of the very few Indian directors to have a truly global career from Bollywood to Hollywood, and UK cinema.

Sponsoring the ICON Award© for the 2nd year running, Sun Mark Ltd C.E.O Harmeet ‘Sunny’ Ahuja stated: “These individuals are not just icons but visionaries, that have forged a path for the new generation of filmmakers, and so for us, the relationship has great synergy. It was an honour to present the Sun Mark and Pure Heaven LIFF Icon Awards to these two giants of cinema.”

Sharmila Tagore commented on winning the festival’s award: “The festival has had a special focus on women and cinema this year with seven films by women directors. I am happy to receive the ICON award and have enjoyed doing the masterclass at this rapidly growing event.”

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The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival’s Audience Award went to Song of Lahore, by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken. Said directors Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken: “We are delighted that Song of Lahore has won the audience award. The film is a labor of love, and an ode to the beautiful city of Lahore and the Sachal orchestra.”

The short film jury awarded the Satyajit Ray Short film award, carrying a cash prize of £1000, in association with the Bagri Foundation, goes to to Saqib Pandor for MOCHI (The Cobbler). Chair of the jury, Satwant Gill, said: “This multilayered film, evocative and striking, manages to inject real suspense in a short timespan. The drama stays with you long after it has finished, and heralds in a talented new filmmaker. A special commendation went to Debanjan Nandy for his emotional, warm and haunting animation CHHAYA.”

The director of The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival, Cary Sawhney stated: “We are really pleased that this year, the festival has expanded in stature in both London and Birmingham and included films in 15 languages and 7 women filmmakers. Our awards aim to highlight just some of the many achievements of filmmakers and actors from South Asia, who may otherwise go unsung by the broader world film community.”

We have more to come but check out these pictures from Shekhar Kapur and Sharmila Tagore’s talks!
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Karan Johar: “Baar Baar Dekho is a celebration of life and love and we thought Kala Chashma would encapsulate that” http://bollyspice.com/song-before-trailer-for-baar-baar-dekho/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:22:42 +0000 http://bollyspice.com/?p=126208 Eros International, Excel Entertainment & Dharma Production have a very unique marketing move to introduce fans to their upcoming film Baar Baar Dekho, which stars Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra. Instead of unveiling the trailer that gives a peek into the film, they will be launching a song. The song is a version of the popular Punjabi track Kala Chashma picturized on the stars of the story Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra. Choreographed by Bosco-Caesar, the song is a remake of Amar Arshi’s 1990-Punjabi chartbuster,Tenu Kala Chashma Jajta Ve that continues to be a rage in nightclubs. The makers have

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Eros International, Excel Entertainment & Dharma Production have a very unique marketing move to introduce fans to their upcoming film Baar Baar Dekho, which stars Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra.

Instead of unveiling the trailer that gives a peek into the film, they will be launching a song. The song is a version of the popular Punjabi track Kala Chashma picturized on the stars of the story Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra.

Choreographed by Bosco-Caesar, the song is a remake of Amar Arshi’s 1990-Punjabi chartbuster,Tenu Kala Chashma Jajta Ve that continues to be a rage in nightclubs. The makers have acquired the rights of the song and it has been composed and recreated by Badshah.

Producer Karan Johar explains why he chose this track, “Kala Chashma 2.0 is a party starter and has been the heartbeat of the Punjabi music scene for over a decade. Our revamped and rejuvenated version has enhanced the energy to an altogether different level. Baar Baar Dekho is a celebration of life and love and we thought the song would encapsulate that ethos in the best possible way. It kickstarts our campaign and the trailer will be out soon after. Kala Chashma comes at the end of the film and leaves you with a huge smile on your face and a dance in your demeanour.”

Baar Baar Dekho is the directorial debut of Nitya Mehra, who has previously worked on Don, The Namesake and Lakshaya. Speaking about the track Nitya said: “Kala Chashma, or KC as I call it, is a celebratory song. Since Baar Baar Dekho is a film that celebrates relationships we wanted a banging number to announce the arrival of its trailer. It’s a fun, foot tapping, funky number that’ll put a swag in everyone’s step. Enjoy!”

The film, a love story with a twist, set to hit theaters on September 9th is directed by Nitya Mehra and co-produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar.

The song drops on July 27th but we do have a very cool sneak peek!
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