Bollywood Briefs: Baaghi, Befikre, Housefull3, Hrithik Roshan

Kangana Ranaut (Photo: Facebook)

Akshay surprised at films taking 300-400 days to complete

Mumbai– Superstar Akshay Kumar feels that a film should be completed in 30-60 days, and is surprised with filmmakers taking 300-400 days for the purpose.

At the trailer launch of his upcoming comedy “Housefull 3”, Akshay, asked how he manages to regularly do 3-4 films a year, said: “It is not rocket science, it is very easy, you just keep on working. I don’t think one film should take more than 60 days. I finished ‘Housefull 3’ in 38 days.

“Everyone comes on time, we work hard. I work for eight hours and it was very fast. I had read that they made the film, ‘Mission Impossible’ in 52 days. I don’t know how we talk about 300 days and 400 days. Films are completed in 30-60 days, maximum you take 70 days, how much shooting will you do?”

Akshay had four releases last year, and “Housefull 3” will be his second release of the year after “Airlift”. He will have another film, “Rustom” releasing this year.

Akshay added: “My shooting days were 38 days, but it took 40 days to make the trailer because they (makers) couldn’t understand how to show in two and half minutes everything about it’s storyline. It was very difficult for them, I remember so many times they showed us, but nothing was working out.”

“Housefull 3” has been directed by Farhad-Sajid, who have replaced Sajid Khan.

Sidharth Malhotra’s ‘good deeds’ lesson to Lilly Singh

“Student of the Year” star Sidharth Malhotra took role of a teacher to impart a lesson to popular Indo-Canadian online personality Lilly Singh, also known by her YouTube username IISuperwomanII.

When the YouTube star “questioned her brain” for not following Sidharth on Twitter, the actor said it’s never too late to do a good thing.

She tweeted “That moment when you realize you weren’t following Sidharth Malhotra and question your brain functionality”, and Sidharth responded “IISuperwomanII Never too late for good deeds! Congrats on unicorn”.

To which, Lilly shared: “Thanks friend! Next time I’m in India…food together”.

Shraddha Kapoor under the weather

Mumbai–Shraddha Kapoor is not feeling well, and the actress was forced to skip promotions of her forthcoming film “Baaghi” due to her health. The actress took to micro-blogging site Twitter on Sunday to share an update about her health, but refrained from getting into details about what’s ailing her.

She posted: “Missing promotions today because I’m really unwell. Miss me ok Tiger Shroff, Sabbir Khan #BaaghiOn29thApril”. “Baaghi”, produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, is a rebellious love story which will release on April 29. It also stars Telugu star Sudheer Babu.

Vaani Kapoor indulges in sweetness of Paris

Taking out some time from her busy shooting schedule, actress Vaani Kapoor went “Befikre” to pamper her sweet tooth. The actress, who is shooting with Ranveer Singh for Aditya Chopra’s “Befikre” in Paris, shared an image of a dessert that she had.

She posted: “Believe me it’s heaven! #cheatday #carefreeinparis #igersparis”. The plot of the story has not been revealed. But going by the first look, where the lead pair can be seen locking lips in a carefree way, the film seems to be a passionate love story.

“Befikre”, set to release on December 9, will mark the return of Aditya to direction. He last helmed “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi” in 2008.

Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan goes cryptic online

Mumbai–Amid the legal battle with actress Kangana Ranaut, actor Hrithik Roshan has posted a cryptic tweet about troubled times. Through the tweet, the actor shared that when the world starts doubting you, it is not only the time to prove them wrong, but also a test of your own beliefs.

He posted: “When people call you names, the universe is not testing whether you can prove them wrong. It’s testing your own belief in your own name. #knowUrName.”

Issues between the two began when Kangana hinted at Hrithik being her “ex-boyfriend” when she said in an interview that she fails to understand “why exes do silly things to get your attention”.

The controversy between the two actors, who were rumoured to have been dating in the past, took another ugly turn after they slapped legal notices on each other. And since then the lawyers of both the sides have been releasing statements on the matter. The actor also took a break from his professional commitment and legal issues to celebrate 45th wedding anniversary of his parents, Rakesh and Pinky Roshan.

The “Krrish” star also shared an image of family celebrations along with a post that read: “When love is a commitment, the commitment can create more love. 45years! #laughterBestwithFamily thank you all for your wishes.”


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