A quick look at everything making news in the world of cinema today!
Arjun Hingorani, the filmmaker who launched Dharmendra in Bollywood with Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere in 1960, passed away on Saturday night. He was 92.
“The CFJ expresses deep sorrow on the sad demise of well-known producer-director Arjun Hingorani. He was the true masala filmmaker and he knew the pulse of audience well. Apart from his films, and most of them having 3 Ks in the titles, his one of the biggest contribution to Hindi film industry was to give break to dynamic hero Dharmendra,” said a statement issued by the Chamber Of Film Journalists.
Arjun Hingorani, the man who put his hand around the shoulder of this loner in Mumbai, has left us forever … I am extremely sad! May his soul rest in peace!! pic.twitter.com/KYnOTHZHBK
— Dharmendra Deol (@aapkadharam) May 6, 2018
R I P. Whenever the shot was ready,this man used to say “Rishi sahab ko bulaye”and shout “Dharmen ko bulao”for Dharmendra sahab – coz he gave him a break in films. Dharam ji out of sheer respect obeyed him. We all three did “Kaitlon Ke Kaatil” a super hit film. Adios Arjun ji! pic.twitter.com/O4vr5R7Are
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) May 6, 2018
Popular Bollywood actor and Bhojpuri star Ravi Kishan has joined the cast of Chiranjeevi’s period film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, suggest reports. It’s a biopic on the famous freedom fighter from Kurnool. The film’s cast, apart from Chiranjeevi and Bachchan, also has Tamannaah Bhatia, Kiccha Sudeep, Jagapathi Babu, Nayanthara, Pragya Jaiswal and even Vijay Sethupathi. To be directed by Surender Reddy, the film will be bankrolled by Ram Charan under his banner Konidela Production Company on a budget of Rs 150 crores, with cinematography by Ravi Varman and script by the Paruchuri Brothers.