Hashtag #YoSonakshiSoDumb is trending on twitter and the twitterati is having a hearty laugh too. Sonakshi Sinha cane on Kaun Banega Crore Pati, on the 20th of September.
Pulling an Alia-Bhatt-stunt, Sonakshi failed to answer some of the simplest questions in the game. One of the questions that started this trend was “From whom did Hanuman bring Jadi Booti?”, and Sonakshi was confused between Sita and Ram. She failed to guess the correct answer, which was Lakshaman. Big B, the host if the show, threw a jab at her, and mocked her that her father and her brothers are named after characters from Ramayana.
He also pointed out that her house was named Ramayana, and yet sue failed to answer such a simple question. Poonam, Sonakshi’s mother who was in the audience, also joined the giggle-fest when Big B directly addressed her and asked her not to tell this to Shatrughan Sinha as he will leave his political rally and come to the KBC set immediately.
After the blow up, the actor even tweeted a reply for the trolls. She wrote that there are many things she doesn’t remember. Further adding, people should keep on making memes about her as she loves them. And, among the things she doesn’t remember, she mentioned Pythagoras’ Theorem.
Dear jaage hue trolls.I don't even remember the Pythagoras theorem,Merchant of Venice,Periodic Table,Chronology of the Mughal Dynasty,aur kya kya yaad nahi woh bhi yaad nahi. Agar aapke paas koi kaam nahi aur Itna time hai toh please yeh sab pe bhi memes banao na. I love memes 😂
The hashtag has also generated many memes and the Twitter is abuzz with them! In response to this mockery and meme-making on Twitter, Sonakshi said that people should make more memes out of it, because she loved memes. Sinha acted like a complete sport when confronted with this controversy, and we love that!
The Zoya Factor is the story of a young woman played bySoonamKapoorby means of her domestic drawing-room capability of luck and with the help of some very superstitious cricket players finds herself serving as the official lucky mascot of the Indian Cricket team for theworldcup.
The entire film then revolves around finding outwhetherZoya is in fact lucky or ifin factthere is something like“luck”and if can serve as a substitute for“hard work”and“talent”.
But to be honest, the film is about Soonam Kapoor, who fallsin love with a rich and famous handsome man(he also happens the captain of the Indian cricket team, modelled after Virat Kohli.) Shecan hardlybelieve her luck.
The moviehas a few quirky family memberson the sidewho don’t really have anything to do with the story what so ever. The movie ends with the couple surviving one minor speed breakers in their otherwise smooth fairytaleand he audience being none the wiser (in this case about ‘luck ‘) than they were in the beginning of the film.
The film is highly inconsequential. Generally films based on novels create a sense of curiosity in the minds of the audience and make us want to read the novel (we all tried to read The Game of Thrones novels after watching the series!) but ‘The Zoya Factor’ successfully kills any such curiosity one might have had of Anuja Chauhan’s work!
Another crucial factor in the genre of rom-coms is how crisp the writing is! Thehumourand wit are what make or break a romantic comedy.
The Zoya factor is flopping on it belly with the soggy core of its ineffective writing. The writing is bereft ofendearingromantic scenes leave alone sparkling wit.
Anuja Chauhan has let the writing and narration loose, the characters are cardboard cut-outs of other characters from other ineffective rom-coms. Pradhuman Singh hasn’t managed to write a single dialogue worth remember.
The only dialogues that I can remember due to theirrepetitivenature are clichés, be it romantic dialogues like “ek switch jala ke meri zindagi roshan kar do” or funny dialogues like “ye captain hai ya prime minister”.
In an attempt to make the story light and airy in mood, the director Abhishek Sharma, makes it insignificant in content. The film is monotonous. There seems to be a perpetual sense of make-believe during the length of the movie.
The director does not give us a world authentic enough to get frustrated for itsin authenticity. Even though the film had tried to replicate parts of Sachin, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and others, a trope as popuar as cricket has not to converted into excitement.
The excitement of the World Cup victory of the Indian cricket team isn’t even a fraction of the excitement of what it is in real life. Zoya’s love for Nikhil Khoda hasn’t an ounce of sincerity. Neither in its declaration nor in its redemption!
The worst part of the films isn’t the lazy dialogue writingor the dead direction, it is the acting. Sonamhasn’t after all her many years in Bollywood, managed to do asinglefilm that I can watchwithoutcringing.
She ispainfulto watch. Instead of being our main anchor to the story and the film as a whole, she breaks the fourth wall and addresses the audience only to substantiate her inability to act.
She fumbles through her dialogues to the point where she conveys the message that does not understand and has nevertemptedto try to understand the manner of speaking of someone who isn’t her. Onecannothelp but think that Soonam Kapoor in lieu of the name she carries finds it unimportant to respect the art of acting.
Where women like Vidya Balan or Kangana Ranaut, and others admit that they try tofindroles that will help them explore their acting further. Soonam Kapoor has taken up a challenge of her own, to do the same role, in the same story.
While there is nothing wrong with being a fashion icon or doing the bland kind of films that Kapoor seems to prefer, what feels tiring is the fact that Soonam Kapoor works to remain a fashion icon but demands the status of an actress. Salmaan Dulquer too stumbles across the film in his role as the Indian Captain, perhaps trying to find human in the papers people of the story.
Sanjay Kapoor is barely in the film and when he is there he makes no difference. The rest of the supporting cast too barely gets to act or make an impact.
The music of the film too is as insignificant as the film itself. While Amitabh Bhattacharya shells out some good lyrics once in a while, this film is left bereft of it.
One can watch an enjoy the movie if one wishes to witness Soonam Kapoor’s art of dressing like an upper-class modern womanthroughoutoccasions irrespective of the social arrangement required by the story of the film!
How well does pal pal dil ke pass a litmus test for deols gone? Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas is releasing on 20th September and it features debutants Karan Deol and Sahher Bammba.
Sunny Deol’s directorial is a romantic drama film. He’s unveiling his son on the silver screen and the promotions are going on a high.
The movie is set in the hilly regions of Himachal Pradesh revolving around the highs and lows of two people in love.
Both the lead actors and director kicked off its promotion with Kareena Kapoor, they also went to the popular dance reality show Nach Balliye and danced their hearts out with the judges and contestants.
The trio then promoted their movie via a chat show with the famous youtuber Ashish Chanchalani.
Sunny Deol’s son Karan Deol is receiving a lot of love from the fans and Filmi Files wishes the actors all the luck for their debut film.
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The latest news is robert pattinson and chris nolan shooting in Mumbai. Christopher Nolan and Robert Pattinson were spotted at the Gateway of India, and we lost our calm as quickly as you would have! They are in Mumbai to shoot for their upcoming film- Tenet.
Surprisingly, the movie’s star cast also has a Bollywood name. Dimple Kapadia is set to act in the film along with other big Hollywood names like Michael Caine and John David Washington.
Mumbai was caught up in a hustle and bustle at Colaba when Pattinson showed up at Gateway of India. Twilight, being one of the most favourite among the teenagers of 2000-2010 decade, seeing Edward Cullen in Mumbai was a treat for all the girls lucky enough to be there.
Cyberjunkies has been rooting for Pattinson to come to India since his Twilight days. We Even had a page on Facebook dedicated to the same. Glad how things worked out, and he is here for us to behold!
Pattinson looked dashing as ever in a cream coloured suit with a contrasting olive green tie. While the Twilight star faced a lot of flak after the Twilight movies, for a lack of acting skills.
But when he released Remember Me in 2010, he proved that he was a good actor. Now, under the experienced and genius hands of Christopher Nolan, Pattinson is set to shine. The news robert pattinson and chris nolan shooting in Mumbai are steaming everywhere.
We look forward to watching him in Nolan’s next. Moreover, we cannot be more excited for Kapadia. After Irfan Khan, she is another Bollywood veteran to take the leap to Hollywood, and Filmi Files is proud! Hope you enjoyed this post on robert pattinson and chris nolan shooting in Mumbai.
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He wrote, “Happy to present the first look of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahaveer Jain’s special feature, #MannBairagi on the defining moment of our PM’s life on his birthday! #HappyBirthdayPMModi”
Mann Bairagi is an upcoming Hindi movie which will feature an unseen part of Narendra Modi’s life.
Sahoo star Prabhas is going to launch the first look of the movie alongside Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahaveer jain.
Many other Bollywood celebrities wished the Prime Minister. Vivek Oberoi who starred in NaMo’s biopic shared a video of PM’s photos with a self composed poem.
Calling him ‘the man who walks the talk with India,’ Ajay Devgn wished Modi.
“Many happy returns of the day to the MAN who walks the talk with INDIA, @narendramodi Ji,” he tweeted.
“May God bless you and our nation with good health and happiness. Happy birthday @narendramodi ji!” Ayushmann Khurrana tweeted.
“Wishing you the best of health & happiness on your birthday @narendramodi ji. May our nation soar to greater heights year after year under your leadership and may you continue being the guiding light for India Jai hind!” tweeted Sanjay Dutt.
Karan Johar, Madhur Bhandarkar, Bhushan Kumar, Randeep Hooda, Paresh Rawal also tweeted some good wishes for the PM Narendra Modi.
And the best gift which Bollywood has probably given to NaMo and his admirers is the movie Mann Bairagi which will unveil the never seen before side of India’s Prime Minister.
Filmi Files also wishes our beloved PM a very happy birthday and hope he continues to make India shine bright in every aspect.
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Want to know about the Film Review Dream Girl ?Dream Girl’ is the story of Karamveer,a manwho possessesthe ability tosound like a sweet voiced woman. So, when he isdown withdebt, and gets an opportunityto work in a specialcall centre that caters to needs of lonely(read desperate) men andalsowomenlooking forcompany he strikes golden, andbecomes Pooja. Pooja is great at conversation andquickly becomes popular with thecustomers.Eventually, the clients fallin lovewithPooja. But, soon, the lives of hismany lovers (including his own father andfiancée’sbrother)begin to interest and a commotion follows.
Let’sbegin with the statement that Bollywood’s comedies are usually insulting to thecommon sense of the average person. Thisis also becausecomedy is difficult to understand as a genre in any form of art.So,Bollywood and as a resultitsregular audience feels thatbeing funnyis equivalent to being insulting towards anyone lesspowerful.Bollywoodtherefore generates whatwe generallycall ‘leave-your-brains-at-home’comedy.
But,it feels great to be part of the audience that gets to witness cinema changingin a way thata man responsible for the comedy in films like ‘Jabariya Jodi’ and stars like ‘Sudesh Lahiri’ are also writing comedies like ‘Dream Girl’.The film isn’t free from the stereotypes and insults or from themasculine narration that we have seen in RaajShaandilyaaso farbut itis better comedy.
Dialogues like the two-pronged ‘Karam hi Pooja hai’ or the Pooja azaan nikli’ generated massive laughter and not the kindwhere some mightfeel uncomfortable. There are some really smart one-liners that enable the audience tolaughat itself in good humor.
There are surprisingtributes likeAnuKapoordressinglikeand alluding to the Rahul of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, or ‘Baby Doll’ or ‘Oh La La, Oh La La’ being played in the background(bothBalajiFilms Productions).All of these allusions are fun to spot and don’t take away from thenarrative.
The film starts creating humorout ofthe ever-present ‘Band’ outsideKaram’shouse playingoutpopulartunes according to the moods of the characters,somewhat like‘MayaMemsaab’, but the film forgets about ithalf-way and I feel, losses an opportunity.
The Meet Bros and AbhishekAroragive us an average albumwith partysongs likeJonitaGandhi and Nakash Aziz’s ‘Dil Ka Telephone’ and ‘Radhe Radhe’ by Meet Bros.
Also, thank you for not giving us an ‘item song’. ‘Dhagala Lagali’is a high energy‘promotional song’andis supposed to be a replacement for the ‘Punjabi Rap’that is the trend inBollywood’spresent times.
THE STORY is newand fresh on the surface but, theage old tale of a man going about his life in the world of other menin essence. But, yes, the story is well told!Stories and ideas and music,etctogethermakea film and to recognize this factinBollywood, where gods are made out of celebrities, is worth noting.
AyushmannKhurranaseems to believe in the medium of the story, the role of the director, the power of an idea, and has time and again shownan artist’s courage ofbeing part of films that were a risk and for that alone he deserves a mention.
He is wonderful in the film, and while several actors like Ritesh Deshmukh and Govinda have been cross dressers in films before,AyushmannKhurrana’scharacter isn’t a cross-dresser, nor does the film explore this idea or the idea of sexuality (despiteNidhiBisht’scharacteralso falling for Pooja), he is just a man with the ability to sound like a woman and he is entertaining in every bit of it.AnuKapoor(Karam’sfatherandPooja’slover)is extremely funny throughout the film, VijayRaaz(lover no. 1)is extremely entertaining with his ‘shayari’ but his character tries to generate humor with the stereotypical idea of the ‘afflicted husband’.NidhiBisht(lover no. 2)could have been very funny instead of being very loud has a comic character been written for her.
Manjot Singh gives an effortlessly funnyperformance. RajBhansali(lover no.3)andAbhishekBanerjee(lover no. 4)are a delight to watch. Nushrat Barucha’s Mahi does nothing for the film because somehow women aren’t comic characters in Bollywood. Hope you liked the film review dream girl. Filmi Files will bring more movie reviews this week so keep waiting.
Watch it with friends and family and have fun! You are most likely to laugh!
FF Ratings: ****
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Baaghi film franchise is coming up with it third movie. Sajid Nadiadwala, the producer of the movie shared a welcoming note for Shraddha Kapoor on Instagram.
“Dear Shraddha, you made all of us go Cham Cham! Welcome back to the third phase of Baaghi franchise. We can’t wait to see you back in action! Wishing you all the luck and love on kickstarting the journey today. Love Sajid Nadiadwala,” the note read.
Ahmed Khan directorial Baaghi 3 went on floors on Thursday and it will star Tiger Shroff as the protagonist, Shraddha Kapoor and Ritesh Deshmukh.
Baaghi and Baaghi 2 were huge success on the box office. However, Baaghi 3 has let go of Disha Patani who starred in the second part and welcomed back Shraddha who’ll be playing the role of an air hostess.
The film’s shooting has begun and if the reports are to be believed, the movie will be shot in Agra, Mumbai, Serbia and Georgia. Tiger Shroff has gained a lot of buzzes from this franchise and in this part he’ll be saving a whole city in the climax.
Baaghi franchise has been all about actions, romance and drama, and we can at least expect a lot more action when Tiger will be busy saving a city. Filmi Files is the best place to checkout latest movies reviews.
Baaghi 3 is scheduled to be released on 6 March 2020.
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The Zoya Factor Is Girl-Gang Factor movie for sure. Sonam Kapoor seems to have put all her eggs in one basket, this year. Based on the book by Anuja Chauhan, Sonam Kapoor has just this release in her pipeline for the year. So, quite evidently, she is employing truckloads of innovation for the promotion of the movie.
The Instagram account of the actress is flooding with vlogs, and has invited a lot of viewers. She has released seven vlog, one for each day. These vlogs capture organically, behind-the-scenes of the set life of Zoya Factor.
Sonam Kapoor can be seen selecting outfits by Masaba and consulting with her sister, Rhea, in these vlogs. There is a vlog on the behind-the-scenes of Dance India Dance, that also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan.
These vlogs are a treat to watch as they give a glimpse of the life of Sonam Kapoor and her chemistry with her sister, her brother and Kareena. The vlogs are candid and Rhea is even seen cursing a bit on them.
Filmi Files approves of this promotional tactic. Let us see what Sonam has in store for us. The Zoya Factor is scheduled to release on 20th September, this year. Hope you enjoyed this post related to the zoya factor is girl-gang factor keep waiting for more.
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Is Dream Girl All Set For Release or are these rumors only?
With the upcoming release of AyushmannKhurrana’sDream Girl,Filmi Files brings to you the hot goss! The rom-com, directed byRaaj Shaanilyaa,is set to release on 13thof August. The movie stars Nushrat Barucha opposite Ayushmann. Dream Girl
What has attracted the interest of the viewers is the innovative promotional techniques beingemployed by the moviemakers.The movie has a character of ‘Pooja’ whodoes shows on the radio.The character of ‘Pooja’ is played by Ayushmann Khurrana.
The movie presents a comic commentary on genderideals and masculinity norms. It breaks many a patriarchal barriers.
Moreover, this new promotionalidea is a winner.The indian cinema goers have been getting calls from Pooja herself, and that has generated a lot offan following.
Ayushmann has already proved himself in the film industry and has a huge fanbase. This unique promotional style has already won heart and the movie is expected todo well even before it’s release.
We worry about Nushrat Barucha, though. She seems to be playing the same role over and over again, in all her movies.
However, the storyline of the movie and the promotion is rather interesting. Moreover, the trailer was quite gripping and we cannot wait to watch this rom-com! Dream Girl All Set For Release lets hope it’s going break all box office records.
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While the 2 make actors in Dostana only pretended as homosexuals, Dostana 2 will feature Kartik and Lakshaya openly as gays.
This movie has a lot on stake, both entertainment and social message wise. India, recently decriminalized Section 377 which now allows the same gender people to have consensual sex but the society still needs some time to accept it without any judgments.
Dostana 2 featuring Kartik Aryan is a big boost for his career. He is already working on multiple movies and being a part of Dostana 2 will definitely help his career graph.
There is still a lot more to know about the movie and as the work will progress Filmi Files will keep you moviegoers updated. As we keep you updated with Casting Complete For Dostana 2 Filming Begins Soon more exciting posts are about to come.
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