Now a film on rail mafia (Movie Snippets)

November 30th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Amitabh Bachchan New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) It seems the reality bug has bitten filmmakers and the latest to join the bandwagon is Anand Kumar. After “Zilla Ghaziabad”, which is inspired by a real life incident, his next “Meerut Junction” is based on rail mafia.

The rustic love story is inspired by real-life incidents with rail mafia in the backdrop. The pre-production for the film is on and is slated to go on the floor in March next year, said a press statement.

The script is penned by Vinay Sharma of “Zilla Ghaziabad” fame and the film is being produced by corporate honchos Saurabh Varma and Tripur Singh, who are venturing into production business with the movie.

“Our vision was very clear. We wanted a film that would be real with a gripping story and entertainer too. The script is so unique that it will attract the classes and masses alike,” said Saurabh Varma.


Big B enjoying working with Sridevi after ages

The magic of Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi was last seen in “Khuda Gawah” in 1992. The two are coming together again on screen in R. Balakrishnan’s wife Gauri Shinde’s “English Vinglish”.

The 69-year-old megastar is doing a cameo in the film, which marks the comeback of Sridevi, 48, known for films like “Nagina” and “Chandni” on the big screen.

“In Pune on set with Sridevi after ages… Perhaps ‘Khuda Gawah’! Times a going going long,” Big B posted on his Twitter.

“The shoot is simple, the shots uncomplicated and Sridevi is her usual best. God bless her,” he posted on his blog

The duo worked together in “Inqulaab” and “Aakhree Raasta”.


Dino twists ankle

Actor-filmmaker Dino Morea’s ankle has become the size of a watermelon, thanks to the twist.

“Twisted my ankle quite bad, became the size of a melon. Icing, elevating and popping pills. God that means 3 days bed rest,” said the 35-year-old.

“My crutches for the next few days. Off to get an X Ray now,” he added.


Why Arshad drinks at work?

Actor Arshad Warsi says he was forced to drink while working because the scene required him to gulp down a beer.

“Had to drink beer in a shot, happily drank it with no guilt of drinking at work,” he posted on Twitter.

The 43-year-old is currently shooting for “Hai Rabba”, “Zilla Ghaziabad” and “Jolly LLB”.

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