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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.

Kapil Dev to train Ranveer Singh for Kabir Khan's forthcoming film

Mumbai, Oct 23 (UNI) Former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev and members of the 1983 World Cup will train Ranveer Singh for Kabir Khan's forthcoming film, director Kabir Khan said.


Tamil film 'Mersal' doing excellent business in overseas

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) The controversial Tamil film 'Mersal' which was in the headlines for its dialouges against GST and Digital India, is doing excellent business in the overseas markets, despite getting tough competition from 'Golmaal again' and 'Secret Superstar'.


Manoj Bajpayee hosts special screening of his upcoming film Rukh

Panaji, Oct 22 (UNI) Actor Manoj Bajpayee recently hosted a special screening of his upcoming film Rukh which is written and directed by debutant filmmaker Atanu Mukherjee and presented by Eros International and Drishyam Films.


Amir Khan's Secret Superstar collects Rs 5 cr on opening day

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Aamir Khan's diwali release 'Secret Superstar' has taken a decent start at the box office, earning around Rs 5 cr on its opening day, trade sources said here.


Eagerly awaiting public reaction for 'Secret Superstar': Aamir Khan

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) As he awaits the release of his film 'Secret Superstar' on Diwali, superstar Aamir Khan says that he has not been able to sleep for the past one week and is eagerly waiting for the reactions of the public.

Ram Gopal Varma ridicules construction of Amaravati

Ram Gopal Varma ridicules construction of Amaravati

Vijayawada, Oct 10 (UNI) Famous Bollywood Film Director Ram Gopal Varma, who creates news by making controversial statements and producing movies, this time, made a satire on the construction of new capital city Amaravati by stating that he had a “mind blowing” idea for AP government.

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is organising ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017’ in association with Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

Evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

Evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

Kolkata, Sep 8 (UNI) From yesteryears` actresses Mumtaz, Zeenat Aman, Madhubala, Helen and Asha Parekh to the new-age heroines like Aishwarya, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar, are all bound by a common thread - the evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.