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Huma Qureshi had to audition for ‘Partition: 1947’

Huma Qureshi had to audition for ‘Partition: 1947’


The ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ actress Huma Qureshi is making her Hollywood debut with ‘Partition: 1947’. The film directed by Gurinder Chadha has been renamed to ‘Partition: 1947’ from ‘Viceroy’s House’ for the Indian audience. It is a lovestory of a Muslim girl named Aalia and a Hindu boy named Jeet, set in the backdrop of India-Pakistan partition. How their love suffers due to the line being drawn between two countries is what the film is all about.

Being her first international project, Huma sure is quite excited for the film and is making her best efforts to create a buzz. She had recently flown down to Delhi to meet the press there and that’s when she revealed that she had to audition for this project. She stated, “I didn’t go looking for an international project or a Hollywood film. Gurinder Chadha was making a film about the Partition. She wanted an Indian actor. Her casting director sent me the script and asked me to read it and also send an audition tape.”

In fact not just this, Huma revealed that till ‘Dedh Ishiya’, she had to audition for the roles she acquired. “A lot of actors have issues taping themselves as they feel their work should speak for itself. But till ‘Dedh Ishqiya’, I can proudly say that I was screen tested for all the movies. Nothing has been given to me on platter,” she quipped. (Also Read: Here’s how Huma Qureshi prepared for her role in ‘Partition: 1947’)

The director of this film Gurinder Chadha too is all praise for the actress. She stated, “Huma had send her audition tape and it was was very good. She caught the nuances of the character. Also her face is perfect for a period film like this.”

‘Partition: 1947’ makes it to the theatres on August 18, 2017.

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After three collaborations Akshay Kumar and KriArj Entertainment up for a fourth one?

Akshay Kumar has once again hit the right chord with the audience with his latest offering ‘PadMan’. The film that aims to create awareness about sanitary pads and menstrual hygiene has turned out to be a successful venture for the actor and the makers. After successfully teaming up with producers Prernaa Arora and Arjun N Kapoor’s KriArj Entertainment with three projects namely ‘Rustom’, ‘Toilet – Ek Prem Katha’ and the latest being ‘PadMan’, Akshay is all set to work with them for the fourth time.

Confirming about this, producer Prernaa has said in her statement, “Yes, KriArj is lucky enough to be doing our fourth film with Akshay Kumar. After ‘Rustom’, ‘Toilet – Ek Prem Katha’ and ‘PadMan’, my partner Arjun N Kapoor and I have established a fabulous rapport with Akshay. We are willing to go along with any project that Akshay sir wants. Akshay sir has discussed a particular idea with us. And we are all for it.” (Also Check: Akshay ‘PadMan’ Kumar launches a sanitary pad vending machine in Mumbai. VIEW PICS)

“Whatever KriArj is today is because of Akshay sir. I owe him my entire career. Working with him, I’ve learnt so much about life and cinema. I never ask him about the subject of the film he wants to make with us. We will blindly produce any film that he wants us to be part of. That’s the kind of trust and respect we have for him,” added the producer.

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The details for this project are still kept under wraps. But, according to a source this movie will be more in the fun zone, and will surely have an underbelly of social relevance as well. T

Well, we are hoping for yet another entertainer with a strong social message.

Aren’t you excited for this already?

Inputs from IANS

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Sunny Leone turns into a SCARY babe which will freak the hell out of you!

The sultry siren of Bollywood, Sunny Leone, who often teases her fans with funny and seductive videos and images of herslef, today took an altogether different route and SCARED one and all. Yeah, we aren’t kidding.

It so happened that while going through Twitter, we bumped into a post of Sunny where she is not seen being her usual self. What we mean here is that, the actress shared a picture of herself in a VAMPIRE avatar on Twitter *like really*. In the tweeted photo, we see the star posing amidst the nature and making his fans freak out with her new avatar.

Have a look at the tweet/photo below:

Not just this, the actress, a while back, also tweeted a snap of herself surrounded with loads of cute teddies. So, we wonder, what’s exactly on Sunny’s mind?  First those fluffy teddies and now a Vampire look; confused we are for sure.

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