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Latest Bollywood News July 24: Akshay Kumar’s GOLD new promo, Manoj Kumar’s 81st birthday and more

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Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: July 24, 2018 7:49 IST ]
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Bollywood Latest News and Updates: There is not a single boring day in Bollywood. A lot of things happens in a blink of an eye. From drama, emotion to controversy, B-town has everything in abundance. While Akshay Kumar is determined to take India to new heights in this latest Gold promo, July 24 marks the 81st birthday of Bollywood’s most iconic actor Manoj Kumar. So, in case you want a perfect combination of all trending and latest news of Bollywood, you have landed at the right spot. Scroll down.

Happy birthday Manoj Kumar: 5 films of Bollywood’s resident patriot that can’t be missed

Veteran actor Manoj Kumar is one of the talented actors of Hindi cinema. He has delivered some powerful performances in films that turned out to be blockbusters. The actor has worked in many movies that had the patriotic theme. Thus, he was fondly called ‘Bharat Kumar’ by movie buffs. Manoj Kumar was honoured with Padma Shri in 1992 and was given the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2016. On his 81st birthday here are some of his powerful performances. Have a look!

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Happy Birthday Manoj Kumar

Gold new promo: Akshay Kumar aka Tapan Das is determined to take India to new heights

Akshay Kumar has stirred a sense of patriotism in every Indian citizen since the moment his upcoming movie, Gold’s trailer dropped online. Like Akshay Kumar aka Tapan Das, every individual is filled with the passion of taking the country to new heights. To keep that fire burning, the makers of gold have released a new dialogue promo of the movie in which Akshay Kumar looks determined to write India’s name in golden letters on the World map.

In the new video, Akshay Kumar is seen taking his proposal of the hockey team to the authorities. The moment one of the members try to insult him, Tapan Das fights back saying, ‘apne naam ka baat nai kar rha hai mai, desh ke naam ka baat kar rha hai.’ Akshay speaks crisp Bengali accent in the promo. Talking about the same in an interview earlier, Akshay revealed, “I worked closely with our dialect coach. I have stayed in Kolkata for two years which actually helped me to play the character, its body language etc. I tried to speak with a Bengali accent… (but) I tried not to make it a caricature.”

WATCH the promo here-

Farhan Akhtar to star in 'The Sky is Pink' opposite Priyanka Chopra

Actor Farhan Akhtar to star in upcoming Bollywood movie- 'The Sky is Pink' directed by Shonali Bose of 'Margarita, with a Straw'. The 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' star will star opposite Priyanka Chopra of 'Mary Kom' and 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim.

Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to announce this news. He wrote, "IT'S OFFICIAL... Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, and Zaira Wasim... Shonali Bose's next directorial to be produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ronnie Screwvala... Prep and script readings are on in full swing... Starts 8 Aug 2018... Dialogue by Juhi Chaturvedi... Music by Pritam."

Read all the details about the movie here.

Aanand L Rai’s horror-fantasy film Tumbbad to open Venice Film Festival's Critics' Week

Horror-fantasy "Tumbbad" has become the first Indian film to open the prestigious Venice Film Festival's Critics' Week on August 9.  The segment, which will run parallel to the 75th edition of the main festival, features nine films by first time directors from across the globe. The section's artistic director, Giona Nazzaro, called the 19th-century-set film, co-directed by Rai Anil Barve and Adesh Prasad, "a thrilling rollercoster ride". 

 
"'Tumbbad', the first Indian film ever to open the Venice International Film Critics' Week, is a thrilling rollercoaster ride that questions the roots of human greed while providing entertainment of the purest kind.

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