Ahead of the release of Phillauri,it was reported that the Censor Board demanded that the recital of the Hanuman Chalisa by the character played by actor Suraj Sharma be muted
In Phillauri, Anushka Sharma stars as Shashi, a ghost, who accidentally gets married to an NRI
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Anushka Sharma said her film, Phillauri, itself helped her and the marketing team of the movie to come up with the idea of putting Shashi in pre-historic moments.
Aseem Chhabra, in an interview with NDTV, spoke about his new book on veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, titled Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, the Star. "Shashi Kapoor was a reluctant actor. If he had a choice, he would've acted in plays only. But unfortunately, he got married early and his kids were born. He had to support his family. So he started taking films," said Mr Chhabra.
From 5-star restaurants to roadside dhabas, Rishi Kapoor has visited them all. In an exclusive conversation with NDTV, the evergreen actor talks about the Kapoors' love for food and feasts, Christmas luncheons at uncle Shashi Kapoor's place and the fact that his son Ranbir is a bigger foodie than him.
Shashi Kapoor's co-stars such as Waheeda Rehman, Zeenat Aman and Asha Parekh shared their fondest memories of him at the Dadasaheb Award ceremony at Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre on Sunday. While Asha Parekh was 'proud of him,' Zeenat Aman revealed that Mr Kapoor was 'one of the nicest co-stars to have worked with.' Singer Asha Bhosle, also an ardent admirer, got nostalgic as she recalled making fish curry for the actor and sending it over to his house.
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Shashi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor and Kunal Kapoor were amongst the attendees of the Mumbai Short Film Festival.
Shashi Kapoor was one of the first Indian actors to achieve success in both Bollywood and parallel cinema and the multi-faceted star donned many hats in his over five-decade-long career.
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the closing ceremony of the 6th Jagran Film Festival on October 4 in Mumbai.