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Excited to do glamorous role after 'M S Dhoni-the inside story': Kiara Advani

By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi, Mar 19 (UNI) She impressed cinegoers with her role of a girl-next-door in 'M S Dhoni-the inside story', the biopic on the life of former Indian test captain M S Dhoni.
In her new film 'Machine', Bollywood upcoming actress Kiara Advani will be seen in a glamorous avataar.
Kiara says that after essaying a role based on real life, it was exciting to do a glamorous role in a commercial entertainer like 'Machine '.
''I am excited to be in a glamorous avataar after 'M S Dhoni-the inside story ','' the actress told UNI.
Produced by Abbas and Mastan, who have given to the industry several thrillers over the years, from 'Baazigar' to 'Humraaz' to 'Race', 'Machine ' marks the Bollywood debut of Abbas Barmawala's son Mustafa.
For Kiara, who has grown up on Abbas Mastan films, says working in a film by the director duo is a dream come true.
''When I got a call from the office of Abbas Mastan for 'Machine ', I was completely shocked.
I have grown up on their films since childhood.
I had dreamed that one day I would work with them.
However, I had not imagined that it would happen so soon.
In this sense, getting to work in 'Machine ' is a dream come true,'' she said.
Talking about her role in the film, she said, ''I play the role of Sara, who is a die hard romantic.
At the same time she is quite strong.
I really loved my character in the film.
There are so many shades to it.
I feel that Abbas and Mastan present their women quite well'' Kiara says it was not difficult for her to play the character of Sara.
''Sara is in a lot of ways like I am in real life.
So it was not very difficult for me to get into the skin of the character, ''she said.
She said like all earlier films by Abbas Mastan, 'Machine' is an out and out commercial entertainer.
''Machine has all the ingredients that one would expect in an Abbas Mastan film.
Also, 'Machine ' has a different story, something the audience has not seen before,''she said.
Describing Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi and Kajol as her inspirations in the film industry, Kiara said,''all these actresses have made me want to be an actor.
For me, they are iconic Hindi film heroines.

Iranian film 'Daughter' wins Golden Peacock at IFFI 2016

Panaji, Nov 28 (UNI) Iranian filmmaker Reza Mirkarimi's 'Daughter' won the prestigious Golden Peacock award in the Best Film category in a gala ceremony of 47th International Film Festival of India which concluded today.


Anil Kapoor to feature in Hollywood adaptation of Michael Faber's novel

New Delhi, Nov 22 (UNI) After winning accolades for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and the Indian TV adaptation of the US series ‘24’, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor will now be seen in the the adaptation of Michael Faber's novel, trade sources said.


Akshay meets Chouhan at his residence in Bhopal

Bhopal, Nov 26 (UNI) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at his official residence in Shyamla Hills area here.


Mahesh Bhatt heartened by Bollywood’s words of praise for Alia’s work in ‘Dear Zindagi’

New Delhi, Nov 26 (UNI) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is heartened at the praise coming for his daughter for her performance in the just released film ‘Dear Zindagi’.

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'The Son of War-Being Awake' reflection of my personal experience: Julieta Noemi Ledesma

Panaji, Nov 27 (UNI) Julieta Noemi Ledesma, director of 'The Son of War-Being Awake', which was screened at ongoing 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has said that the film is a reflection of her her personal experience.


Kabali's don entry leaked online

New Delhi, Jul 21 (UNI) A day before the release of Southern superstar Rajnikanth's latest venture 'Kabali', a scene from the movie is making buzz online.


Character poster of 'Raaz Reboot' looks spooky

New Delhi, Jul 6 (UNI) The makers of 'Raaz Reboot' have unveiled the character poster of their upcoming horror drama.


Teaser poster of Ajay's directorial 'Shivaay' spreading chills

New Delhi, May 20 (UNI) Actor turned director and producer Ajay Devgan today unveiled the teaser poster of his first directorial debut 'Shivaay'.


Hollywood star Nathan Jones makes her Bollywood debut in 'A Flying Jatt' .

New Delhi, Apr 3 (UNI) Hollywoodstar, Nathan Jones, of 'Mad Max: Fury Road' fame , will make his Bollywood debut in the Tiger Shroff starter 'A flying jatt', trade sources said .


Celebs from films, TV express shock over Pratyusha Banerjee's suicide

New Delhi, Apr 1 (UNI) Celebrities from the film and the television industry tonight expressed shock shock at the news of television actress Pratyusha Banerjee' suicide, the star of 'Balika vadhu', one of the most popular serials on Indian TV.

India’s 1st transgender pop band featured in 'The Gunn Reports' Cases for Creativity 2016'

India’s 1st transgender pop band featured in 'The Gunn Reports' Cases for Creativity 2016'

New Delhi, Mar 19 (UNI) In yet another Global Honour for India’s first transgender pop band launched by Yashraj films, the band has been listed among 15 global campaigns on the influential 'The Gunn Reports’ Cases for Creativity 2016', a round-up of the campaigns that have achieved the highest accolade in advertising, by winning both a Cannes Gold Lion for creativity and a Gold Effie award for effectiveness.