Gulzar turns narrator for anti-war movie (Movie Snippets)

May 30th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Vidya Balan New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Veteran lyricist Gulzar will turn narrator for “Bhindi Baazaar” producer Karan Arora’s new film “Kya Dilli Kya Lahore”.

In “Kya Dilli Kya Lahore”, he will give a gist of the story and it will be used in the promos as well as film.

Made under Arora’s banner High Ground Enterprises Ltd, the film talks about a unique bond between an Indian and a Pakistani soldier stationed along the India-Pakistan border.

Gulzar was impressed with the fact that it talks about human relationships in a very humorous way and decided to become the mentor of the film also.

The film features Vijay Raaz, Raj Zutshi and Manu Rishi.

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‘Yeh Khula Aasmaan’ director wants to helm horror film

After entertaining the audience with a heartwarming tale in “Yeh Khula Aasmaan”, director Geetanjali Sinha now plans to direct a horror film.

“Since childhood, I feared only two things; exams and ghosts. Now that I’ve featured the fear of exams in ‘Yeh Khula Aasmaan’, I would now want to make a horror flick in order to overcome that fear too,” Gitanjali said in a statement.

Talking about response to her directorial debut, she said: “I am overwhelmed with the response people are giving to ‘Yeh Khula Aasmaan’. I couldn’t have asked for more.”

The film revolves around a challenging phase of a young boy, who is an IIT-aspirant and faces academic failure. It also highlights family problems and how to bridge generation gap.

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Trained lavani dancers flown in for Vidya

Actress Vidya Balan’s lavani number in “Ferrari Ki Sawaari” has got a mixed response. However, a lot of hard work went into it to make it look authentic.

A group of trained lavani dancers were flown down from Kolhapur specially to train Vidya for the song “Maala jau de” in the film.

Culture has it that ethnic lavani dancers have curvy bodies with heavy waists that accentuate their movements.

According to sources, Vidya wanted to lose weight but producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra insisted that she wait until he shoots the song. The actress also took tips from the dancers, which helped her get her movements right.

Directed by debutant Rajesh Mapuskar and featuring Sharman Joshi in the lead, “Ferrari Ki Sawaari” releases June 15.

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