Akshay Kumar's 'Sooryavanshi' to release globally in April

Mumbai, Mar 14 Bollywood star Akshay Kumar's much-awaited actioner "Sooryavanshi", directed by filmmaker Rohit Shetty, is set to open theatrically on April 30 worldwide, the makers announced Sunday.

The cop-action-drama was originally scheduled for a release on March 24 last year, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, which led to theatres shutdown across the country.

Kumar took to Twitter to share the release date announcement video of the film.

"We promised you all a cinematic experience and that's what you will get. The wait is finally over! Aa Rahi Hai Police. #Sooryavanshi releasing worldwide in cinemas on 30th April 2021," Kumar captioned the video.

The new teaser of features footage from the trailer launch of the film -- attended by its cast, including Ajay Devgn, Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif and producer Karan Johar -- held on March 2 last year.

When the coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown was announced later that month, "Sooryavanshi" became one of the first Bollywood tentpoles to halt its release.

"But we promised our audience that 'Sooryavanshi' will be back in theatres when the time is right. We know it's been a year. But a promise is a promise. And guess what? The wait is finally over. Aa Rahi Hai Police," the text in the video read.

"Sooryavanshi" is the fourth film in Shetty's cop universe after Devgn's "Singham", "Singham Returns", and Singh's "Simmba".

The upcoming film is presented by Reliance Entertainment and produced by Rohit Shetty Picturez in association with Dharma Productions and Cape of Good Films.

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Users criticize much hyped ‘FAU-G’ with banned ‘PUB-G Mobile’

After much anticipation and delays, FAU-G: Fearless and United Guards, the action game was unveiled for Android users on January 26, 2021. However, the game is facing mass criticism from gamers with a significant increase in one-star reviews.

Some of the reviews carrying one-star ratings are specifically around the experience that the users found as inferior over their expectations. However, there are many one-star reviews in which users compared FAU-G with PUBG Mobile.

 

 

Several PUBG fans have widely criticized FAU-G in their reviews on Google Play for not being at par with the game that got banned by the government. The mass criticism has resulted in a sudden drop of FAU-G rating to 3.2 stars — from 4.5 stars a few days back. Nevertheless, at the time of writing, FAU-G continues to remain the top free game on Google Playstore in India.

One of the users giving one-star rating to FAU-G wrote on Google Play saying, “What I actually expected was that it will replace the position of PUBG, but when I played it, I realised that it is [the] worst game I ever played in my life. This thing is really disappointing.”

Interestingly, shortly after its debut last week, FAU-G surpassed five million downloads and became the top free game on Google Play. The top berth is still held by the game on Google Playstore, though with a large number of negative reviews.

Notably, FAU-G was announced just after the government banned PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite in the country in September. It was initially believed as an alternative to PUBG Mobile. However, instead of offering a battle royale experience along with a number of weapons to choose from, FAU-G debuted with simpler gameplay that involved fistfights with enemy groups.

Nevertheless, FAU-G is planned to add ‘free for all' and 5v5 ‘Team Deathmatch' modes as well as a battle royale mode in the future. The game is also currently limited to Android devices, though it is expected to reach iPhone and iPad models at a later stage.

FAU-G face mass criticism from users, says “not at par to PUB-G”

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Akshay, Karan, Ajay comes out in support of GoI’s call to "stand together"

Bollywood celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Suniel Shetty, Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor among others come out in support of the Government of India call to "stand together".

Reacting to the statements by International celebrities, the Ministry of External Affairs issued a statement highlighting the reformist legislation relating to the agricultural sector.

The reformist legislation relating to the agriculture sector was passed by the Parliament of India after full debate and discussion, the Ministry of External Affairs stated.

The statement reads, “These reforms give expanded market access and provided greater flexibility to farmers. They also pave the way for economically and ecologically sustainable farming. A very small section of farmers in parts of India has some reservations about these reforms. Respecting the sentiments of the protesters, the GoI has initiated a series of talks with their representatives. Union Ministers have been part of the negotiations, and eleven rounds of talks have already been held. The Government has even offered to keep the laws on hold, an offer iterated by no less than the Prime Minister of India.”

The Ministry also alleged that some vested interest groups trying to enforce their agenda on these protests, and derail them. This was egregiously witnessed on January 26, India’s Republic Day. “A cherished national commemoration, the anniversary of the inauguration of the Constitution of India, was besmirched, and violence and vandalism took place in the Indian Capital. Some of these vested interest groups have also tried to mobilize international support against India,” the statement reads.

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Akshay Kumar requests people to contribute for Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir

The recently laid foundation of the biggest Ram Mandir in Ayodhya was quite an event to watch. President Narendra Modi laid the foundation and the work has already begun towards building the biggest temple. Akshay Kumar, who has been a staunch devotee of Lord Ram, has urged people to contribute as per their wish to make this dream come true. Taking to his Instagram, Akshay Kumar shared a beautiful story about a squirrel and Lord Ram.

He spoke about the temple in detail and shared how the squirrel contributed in making the famous Ram Setu bridge as per its capacity. Asking people to donate as per their capacity, the video surely moved a lot of fans and the actor has been hoping that people will come forward to donate just like he did. Building the temple will approximately cost around Rs. 1,100 crores and the funding drive will begin this month.

Akshay posted the video with the caption, “जय सियाराम बहुत खुशी की बात है कि अयोध्या में हमारे श्री राम के भव्य मंदिर का निर्माण शुरू हो चूका है...अब योगदान की बारी हमारी है l मैंने शुरुआत कर दी है, उम्मीद है आप भी साथ जुड़ेंगे l जय सियाराम ????????”

 

Inputs: Bollywood Hungama

 

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Bollywood’s Khiladi shares his proud son-in-law moment on Twitter

It’s a proud son-in-law moment for Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, as Tenet director Christopher Nolan was all praise for his mother-in-law Dimple Kapadia. The veteran Bollywood actress has featured in Christopher Nolan's film ‘Tenet’ and he penned down a heartfelt note praising the actress's performance and hard work.

Meanwhile, Khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay took to social media to laud his mother-in-law Dimple Kapadia and express how proud he is of her.

Akshay Kumar tweeted saying, "Here’s my proud son-in-law moment! #ChristopherNolan pens a heartfelt note to #DimpleKapadia on the eve of their release. Had I been in her place, I wouldn’t have been able to move in awe but having watched her working her magic in #Tenet, I couldn’t be more happy and proud of Ma."

In the heartfelt note, Christopher Nolan wrote, "Dimple. What can I say? Working with you has been a delight! Watching you bring Priya to life all around the world has been fantastic. Thank you for your great skill and hard work, and for lending your talent to 'Tenet.'" He signed off with "Best Wishes."

Earlier, daughter Twinkle Khanna has shared a video of Dimple Kapadia announcing the release date of Tenet and sharing what all the audience can expect from the film. She also stated that it has been an honour for her to work on the film.

In the film, Dimple is seen as Priya, who is crucial to the narrative. Her character emerges as a deadly person, splashed with various shades of grey. Talking about her own experience, she said: "When I am working, I become the baby of the set. I don't know why. They took care of me. There was a lot of love and affection and care."

The Warner Bros. Pictures also stars Elizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Caine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Clemence Poesy. It has been shot across seven countries -- India, the US, the UK, Denmark, Estonia, Italy, and Norway.

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Jacqueline Fernandez joins star cast of Bachchan Pandey

Guwahati: Jacqueline Fernandez joins the star cast of Bachchan Pandey.

Starring Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon, Jacqueline too has a significant role in taking forward the story.

The Farhad Samji directorial rolls in Jaisalmer from January 6.

They will be shooting for two months nonstop at real locations in Rajasthan.

It may be mentioned that this will be the fourth collaboration for Akshay Kumar and Jacqueline.

Earlier, the duo had previously worked together in Housefull 2 and 3, and Brothers.

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YouTuber Rashid Siddiquee counters Akshay Kumar’s 500 cr defamation notice

Siddiquee threatens to take legal action against Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar had recently sent out a legal notice to a Youtuber named Rashid Siddiquee who had claimed that Kumar had helped Rhea Chakraborty to escape from India. Kumar had sent a defamation notice of Rs. 500 crore.

Responding to the legal notice, Rashid and his lawyer countered the notice in court on Friday and threatened legal action against Akshay Kumar if the actor failed to take back the defamation notice. Rashid through his lawyer stated that the information he said in his videos was quoted from different news channels. His lawyer said, “Your client (Kumar) faced severe backlash after interviewing an influential politician whereby thousands of personal remarks were made against your client, but he did not take any action against them, and selectively chose to take action against my client (Siddiquee).”

500 Crore Of Defamation

Rashid also alleged that the notice was delivered three months late. In the notice, Kumar said that through Rashid’s YouTube channel FF News has uploaded several defamatory and derogatory videos against him. He also sought an unconditional apology from the YouTuber along with the removal of objectionable videos from his channel. He also said that he suffered mental trauma and financial loss of worth 500 crores.

In the videos quoted in the notice, Rashid had mage allegations against Kumar and had claimed that he helped Rhea Chakraborty, who is accused in the abetment of suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput, to abscond to Canada. He also claimed that Akshay Kumar had secret meetings with minister Aditya Thackeray and Mumbai Police Commissioner regarding the same. After hearing the matter, Siddique was granted anticipatory bail by a Mumbai court which also asked him to cooperate in the investigation.

Rhea Chakraborty who was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau for peddling drugs to Sushant Singh Rajput was released on bail in September. She also faces charges of criminal conspiracy and abetment of suicide.

Inputs: MetroSaga

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Akshay Kumar’s ‘Laxmii’ all set for OTT release, shares poster on Twitter

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar’s film ‘Laxmii’ is all set for release today on the OTT plot Disney Plus Hotstar.

On this occasion, Akshay has shared the poster of this film with the fans.

In the poster, Akshay Kumar is seen wearing a trident in his hand, wearing a red dot and red sari on his forehead. Please tell that Akshay Kumar has played the role of third gender in this film.

Taking to Twitter, Akshay Kumar tweeted saying, “A lot of entertainment, horror and laughter (laughter) is coming to your door. So open the door and welcome Laxmi, 7:05 pm today, on Disney Plus Hotstar."

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, many films are being released on OTT platform. In such a situation, Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani’s film ‘Laxmii’ is being released on Disney Plus Hotstar.

The film is directed by Raghav Lawrence and produced by Cape of Good Films, Shabina Entertainment and Tushar Entertainment House.

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Excited to Watch Bear Grylls and Akshay Kumar together for the first time ?

Guwahati: A bold adventure is just about to begin!

Bollywood’s superstar Akshay Kumar and UK based adventurer, television presenter Bear Grylls takes on the wild tonight at 8 pm onwards at Discovery Channel.

Starting from learning how to make a reef knot to navigating a river full of crocodiles and drinking ‘elephant poo tea,’ Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar did it all in the special episode of Into The Wild With Bear Grylls, which was shot in Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve. Minutes into the show, Grylls called the episode a “classic military-style mission.”

Meanwhile, People are already trending the premiere on social media.

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Akshay Kumar steps out to shoot for an Ad film for Health Ministry

 

Guwahati: Shooting of films and shows have remained suspended since mid-March, due to the spread of coronavirus.

However, actor Akshay Kumar along with filmmaker R Balki, on the 25th of May stepped out to shoot for an ad film following all the required rules and regulations of safety laid by the union health ministry.

The ad film was made for the purpose of creating awareness about post lockdown responsibilities.

The film was shot at Kamlistan studio and it continued for about an hour.

In this regard, Balki told PTI, "This is an ad for the health ministry featuring Akshay Kumar about the post lockdown responsibilities of each one of us. We need to get back to work but ensure our safety and those of others. So at our shoot, we did the same."

Protocols were strictly followed by the team.

"Like getting back to work with social distancing, sanitized outdoor set, disinfectant screen, masks. We got used to it in a few minutes. There were a minimal crew and very strict protocols," Balki added.

Pictures and videos of the shoot are doing rounds on the Internet.so

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