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Sony Pictures ties up with KriArj Entertainment for Akshay's 'Padman'

Sony Pictures ties up with KriArj Entertainment for Akshay's 'Padman'

New Delhi , Nov 15 (UNI) In a bid to ramp up its local production in India, Sony Pictures Entertainment has tied up with KriArj Entertainment for Akshay Kumar's 'Padman', scheduled to release worldwide on January 26 next year.

Trade sources said the international movie studio will leverage its reach for the global release of the film on January 26, 2018.

Directed by R Balki, 'Padman' co-stars Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte.

Taking to twitter to announce the film, superstar Akshay Kumar said,'Happy to have met Sanford Panitch, President,Columbia Pictures, SPE and glad to partner with Sony Pics India as they join on the incredible journey of 'Padman' and introduce a real superhero to the world on 26th Jan, 2018,'
A comedy-drama film directed and written by R.
Balki, 'Padman' , which will have megastar Amitabh Bachchan in a special role, is based on Twinkle Khanna's book, 'The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad', which is inspired from the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a Tamil Nadu-based social activist who revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine.

In 'Padman', Akshay Kumar portrays the real-life social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, the inventor who risked everything, including his own reputation, to introduce low-cost and easily accessible sanitary napkins to poor women in India and around the world.

Akshay Kumar and KriArj Entertainment had earlier tied up for ' Toilet: Ek Prem Katha', inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

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Will not forget Bday celebration with Dil Chahta Hai team: Sonali Kulkarni

Panaji, Nov 24 (UNI) Actress Sonali Kulkarni has said that she would never forget celebrating her birthday with Dil Chahta Hai team in Goa.

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'Pihu', 'Pushkar Puran' open IFFI's Indian Panorama section

Panaji, Nov 23 (UNI) Hindi feature film 'Pihu' and non-feature film 'Pushkar Puran' opened Indian Panorama section of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Asia’s biggest film festival, which is underway here.

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Lucky, I didn't need to knock people's door for work: Arbaaz Khan

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Nov 23 (UNI) Actor Arbaaz Khan, who is all set for the release of his upcoming film 'Tera Intezaar' along with Sunny Leone, said he was lucky that he didn't have to knock on people's door for the work.

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TV actor Prachi Tehlan differs with Manushi on Miss World's winning question

New Delhi, Nov 22 (UNI) Manushi Chhilar’s answer to her Miss world winning question may have garnered her applause from many quarters but television actress Prachi Tehlan has a different take on the question.

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'Sexy Durga' among eight Indian entries at 39th Cairo film festival

Cairo, Nov 22 (UNI) The hugely controversial Malayalam film 'Sexy Durga' is among the eight Indian films that will be screened during the 39th Cairo International Film Festival.

Non-feature film 'Pushkar Puran' screened as opening film of IFFI

Non-feature film 'Pushkar Puran' screened as opening film of IFFI

Panaji, Nov 21 (UNI) Pushkar Puran, a Hindi docu-drama directed by Kamal Swaroop, was screened as opening film in the non-feature film category of Indian Panorama Section of 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) being held here on Tuesday.

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.

Sanjay&Madhuri reunite for 'Akhiyan Milaon' in StarPlus show

Sanjay&Madhuri reunite for 'Akhiyan Milaon' in StarPlus show

New Delhi, Nov 13 (UNI) More than two decades after creating a buzz with their chemistry in the romantic song 'Akhiyan Milaon Kabhi Akhiyan Churaon' in the film 'Raja', actor Sanjay kapoor and the 90s Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit will reunite for the in 'classic' romantic number in Star Plus’ new show ‘Dil Sambhal Jaa Zara’.

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