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Salman Is Impressed With Sidharth

Updated: July 19, 2014 5:23 pm

Salman Khan is really impressed with Sidharth Malhotra’s performance in Ekta Kapoor’s just-released thriller Ek Villain. And as a token of appreciation, the star has gifted his designer watch to the actor. Recently, at a party hosted by Sidharth at his apartment to celebrate the film’s success, Salman who was the special guest arrived with Jacqueline Fernandez, the leading lady of his upcoming film Kick. Salman took the guests present in the room, that included Ekta Kapoor (producer of Ek Villain), Karan Johar, Shraddha Kapoor, Ayan Mukerji, Riteish Deshmukh , Mohit Suri, by surprise when he slipped the expensive watch off his wrist and handed it to Sidharth.

Mardani Faces CBFC Hurdle

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has apparently toughened its stance on cuss words in films. It turns out Rani Mukerji’s film Mardaani is facing the brunt of this as the Censor Board has apparently asked its makers to delete the cuss word, ha*****da from the film”s trailer.

The board has asked for the profane words to be deleted from Mardaani’s promo. Apart from this, there was a scene in the promo showing a man attempting rape and this was also asked to be edited out; it showed the man pull at the blouse of a woman. Mardaani has Rani Mukerji play a crime branch officer who investigates human trafficking cases.

Raveena Replaces Sangeeta

According to a report in Mumbai Mirror Sangeeta Bijlani has opted out of her comeback film Shab and producer-director Onir has now replaced her with Raveena Tandon to play the elegant socialite. He is rewriting the part to suit Raveena who’s younger than Sangeeta. He met the actress a few weeks ago. Raveena is currently in Los Angeles and will start workshops from July 25 in Delhi.

It was the workshops which had scared Sangeeta who assumed that the intimacy would be projected through symbolic or suggestive visuals like in the 1990s. The film is about modern relationships and sex is an integral part. There is a full blown love making scene and some kisses too which Sangeeta wasn’t ready for.

Kaka Will Be Onscreen Again

There is good news for all Kaka fans. Riyasat, the last film that the first superstar of the industry   shot for, will be releasing on his second death anniversary.

Producer Vijay Sirohi and director Ashok Tyagi have decided to release the film on July 18 which is the late superstar’s death anniversary. The duo who have have been desperately scouting for buyers for Riyasat rue the fact that no one from the industry came forward to distribute the film despite knowing it is Rajesh Khanna’s last work. Finally, Manoj Nandwala of Jai Viratra Entertainment agreed to help them and the release date was finalised.

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