Adipurush is one of the most-awaited films of this year and has been the talk of the town ever since its trailer release last year in Ayoydhya.
On Sita Navmi, on Saturday, the makers dropped a new poster of Sita, played by Kriti Sanon in the mythological film.
Adipurush new poster release
In the poster, Sanon can be seen in an orange saree with vermillion and a bindi on her forehead. She looks fierce as tears are about to roll out of her eyes. With the poster, the makers also released a teaser for Sita’s look in Adipurush.
Have a look at the poster here:
Helmed by Om Raut, Adipurush stars Prabhas as Rama, Kriti Sanon as Sita, Saif Ali Khan as Ravana, and Sunny Singh as Laxmana. The film is inspired by the epic, Ramayana.
Adipurush was, earlier, scheduled to hit the silver screen in January 2023. However, given a massive backlash on social media over the representation of the characters resulted in its postponement. The film will now release on June 16, 2023.
Reports said the film is budgeted at over Rs 550 crore which made it one of the most expensive Indian films ever made. The makers promised an ultimate VFX experience in the film.
Legal action against Adipurush
Before its release, Adipurush has been slapped with multiple legal actions over the wrong depiction of characters. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra warned the makers to remove scenes that present Hindu deities in an unacceptable way.
Another complaint was filed by Bombay High Court advocates against the filmmaker for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through the inappropriate portrayal of the characters. The complaint was filed with the demand for an FIR under Section 295 (A), 298, 500, and 34 of the Indian Penal Code, reports said.
Om Raut broke the silence on the outrage on social media and said that he was definitely disheartened but not surprised by the reactions.
Japan’s Uniqlo appoints Katrina Kaif as company’s first Indian brand ambassador
The 40-year-old actor will appear in the campaigns for Uniqlo on both online and offline platforms.
The Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo has chosen Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif as its first brand ambassador in India as it tries to attract premium customers and expand its store base.
According to the retailer, on Tuesday, the 40-year-old actor will appear in the campaigns for Uniqlo on both online and offline platforms. Kaif joins the ranks of tennis star Roger Federer, who was appointed as Uniqlo’s global brand ambassador in 2018.
The one-year relationship will see the Bollywood actor support the brand’s Fall-Winter 2023 campaign, which will range all media channels including print, the web, and outdoor, as well as in-store promotional material.
In India, where Uniqlo made its debut in 2019, there are currently 10 stores and plans for two more. The majority of these are in Delhi-NCR, although there are also a few in Lucknow, Chandigarh, and Zirakpur in Punjab. Mumbai would soon get stores from it. With its casual clothing styles, the company attracts customers of all ages.
With the Mumbai store launch in mind, the brand Uniqlo brings more exciting news for Katrina’s fans as the actor has not only established herself in the film industry but in recent times has also made a name for herself in the beauty industry through her makeup brand Kay Beauty. Today, the actor is stepping one step higher by establishing herself in the fashion world through the Japanese brand Uniqlo.
On being chosen as a brand ambassador Katrina said, Uniqlo has been her go-to brand for daily essentials and over the years. The actor further said, admired how efficient and cutting-edge their products are. Their easy, premium clothing is also incredibly adaptable and ideal for creating a daily outfit, she added.
CEO of Uniqlo India Tomohiko Sei said, they are thrilled to have Katrina Kaif join us as Uniqlo’s first brand endorser in India.
Uniqlo is one of the largest fashion companies in Japan in fast retailing. The other brands in the group are GU, Theory, PLST Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam, J Brand, and Helmut Lan. It is the largest of the eight brands in the group.
Meanwhile, Katrina Kaif will be next seen in Tiger 3 alongside Salman Khan. The film which is produced by Aditya Chopra under YRF banners is scheduled to hit the theaters this year on Diwali.
Divya Khosla Kumar, Meezaan Jafri and Pearl V Puri starrer Yaariyan 2 trailer out
The film will be released on October 20, 2023.
Yaariyan 2, starring Divya Khosla Kumar, Meezaan Jafri, and Pearl V Puri, has been adored by fans ever since the first trailer was unveiled. The film directed by Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru, was shown in a grand event in Mumbai, boosting excitement for the film’s theatrical release.
It’s safe to say that the movie will be a full-on entertainment package after seeing the trailer.
Audiences are raving about how the cast’s recently released trailer displayed the closest relationship between the cousins. The story of the film which revolves around the love and bonding of cousins has already got a thumbs up from the audiences after the trailer was revealed today.
The Yaariyan 2 trailer opens by presenting Ladli, a dreamer who eventually marries, played by Divya. It also introduces the brave character Shikhar played by Yash Dasgupta and the devoted Bajju played by Pearl V Puri. The trailer gives viewers a glimpse into the complicated love lives of these three cousins as well as their tight bonds. It examines how Ladli’s marriage transforms and complicates their relationship. Three complex love stories with loads of drama, romance, and heartbreak are also promised in the trailer.
At the premiere event today, the actors made an impressive entrance while Sunny Sunny 2.0 was playing in the background. After promoting the film, singers also sang a few songs from the soundtrack.
For wholesome entertainment, it was a very pleasant event. Divya Khosla Kumar, Yash Daasgupta, Meezaan Jafri, Anaswara Rajan, Warina Hussain, Priya Varrier, and Pearl V Puri are among the cast of the sequel Yaariyan 2.
Yaariyan 2 is a T-Series film which will be released on October 20, 2023, the film will be released in theatres. The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Divya Khosla Kumar, and Aayush Maheshwari.
Malayalam film, 2018, starring Tovino Thomas to represent India in Oscars 2024
2018: Everyone Is A Hero tells stories of people overcoming hardship against the backdrop of the 2018 floods that caused havoc in Kerala.
India’s official entry for the 2024 Academy Awards is the Malayalam film 2018, also known as 2018: Everyone is a Hero, starring Tovino Thomas, the jury, presided over by Kannada director Girish Kasaravalli, announced today. The movie won’t be qualified for the award until it appears on the list of nominees.
2018: Everyone Is A Hero tells stories of people overcoming hardship against the backdrop of the 2018 floods that caused havoc in Kerala. Tovino Thomas plays a young man in the movie who redeemed himself during the floods after leaving the Indian Army with a phoney medical certificate. Along with them, Asif Ali, Lal, Narain, Kunchacko Boban, and Aparna Balamurali play significant roles in the movie.
Under the banners of Kavya Film Company and PK Prime Productions, Venu Kunnappilly, C.K. Padma Kumar, and Anto Joseph produced the film. 2018 turned out to be a huge box office success, and both masses and critics loved the performances of every antor as well as the story was also appreciated.
On Sunday, March 10, 2024, the 96th Academy Awards will be broadcast live on ABC in more than 200 countries from Los Angeles’s Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood.
Chhello Show (2022), Koozhangal (2021), Jallikattu (2020), Gully Boy (2019), Village Rockstars (2018), Newton (2017), and Visaranani (2016) are a few of India’s earlier Oscar entries which were sent for the nominations but unfortunately that didn’t make it to the list. Mother India, Salaam Bombay, and Lagaan are the only Indian films that have received Oscar nominations so far.
India made history at the 2023 Oscars by taking home two trophies. For RRR’s Naatu Naatu, India won the Oscar for Best Original Song. Additionally, the song was played during the Academy Awards ceremony. The second Indian film to win an Oscar was The Elephant Whisperers. The Best Documentary (Short Subject) award was given to the director of the film, Kartiki Gonsalves.