Kareena in Gabbar Song
Contrary to reports that Kareena Kapoor Khan will star opposite Akshay Kumar in Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Shabina Khan’s Gabbar (the Hindi remake of the 2002 Tamil hit Ramana), Kareena will only be part of a special song in the film. “Just like Kareena made a special appearance in Chinta ta chita chita in Rowdy Rathore, she will be doing a song in Gabbar,” said Shabina.
SRK Opts for Maneesh
Rumour was that Shah Rukh Khan was in talks with several directors such as Ashutosh Gowariker, Aditya Chopra and Anurag Kashyap. But SRK has singled out a Maneesh Sharma project because his script is heavy on computer graphics. So will SRK be playing a superhero once again — like he did in Ra.One?
Jugal’s Foreign Debut
After directing movies such Roadside Romeo and Pyaar Impossible, Jugal Hansraj will be heading an international project. He says, “I am writing and directing the film. It is an emotional relationship drama. The project will be made by a foreign production house and goes on floor next year.” He has also written three scripts and is hoping to sign a deal soon.
Mahie Gill as a Ghost
Last seen in the Zanjeer remake as Mona darling, Mahie Gill has just wrapped up shooting for Satish Kaushik’s Gangs Of Ghost, which is an adaptation of the Bengali hit film Bhooter Bhobishyot. The actor plays the ghost of a ‘50s actor, Manuranjana Kumari, who dies of heartbreak and alcoholism.