Monica Dogra Casey Legler play lesbian couple in Relapse
The multi talented Monica Dogra, who debuted with Kiran Rao's Dhobi Ghat is now all set to star in a 12 minute English short film named Relapse. This film will also feature the model Casey Legler, who shot to fame as a male model, despite being born a female.
Relapse, which will be directed by Rosie Haiber and produced by Film Independent, talks about a story of two (lesbian) women whose marriage fall apart when Legler's character decides to undergo a sex change operation to become a man! Talking about the film, Monica said she was thrilled to be a part of a film that portrayed the LGBT community in a realistic manner. She added that she had no inhibitions during a sexually explicit scene which required her to kiss Casey.
Relapse will be premiering at the upcoming Los Angeles Film Festival in June.
Sabbir Khan casts 21 newcomers in Heropanti
The very saying 'When the tiger roars...it pours' is all set to be true in Bollywood... the only difference being that the 'Tiger' in question is none other than Tiger Shroff, who is all set to make his debut with the Sabbir Khan directed Heropanti, with Kriti Sanon playing his lady love.
Besides the lead pair, Sabbir went onto cast 21 new artistes, with an intention that he did not want the lead pair to feel conscious while shooting with the senior artistes. Talking about it he said that since Heropanti required a certain amount of freshness, he cast so many newcomers. He added that after watching the edited version, he was confident that his decision wasn't a mistake.
It's also learnt that Tiger Shroff will be performing in front on a live audience on International Dance Day, which falls on April 29. Besides his performance, he will also pick up a handful of students through social networking sites, teach them a few steps and will perform with them at a mall in Mumbai.
Sajid Nadiadwala to host grand party to celebrate Highway and 2 States success
Producer Sajid Nadiadwala who is in Warsaw shooting with Salman Khan for his directorial debut Kick is maha-kicked by the opening reports of his new production 2 States.
He now plans a very big celebration bash for the twin success this year of his Highway and now 2 States.
Speaking from Warsaw Sajid said, "By the grace of God this has so far been a fantastic year for my production house. When we produced Highway, Imtiaz Ali and I planned it as a small experimental quickie while we waited for Ranbir Kapoor's dates later during this year. How were we to know Highway would be such a success?! It is one of my proudest achievements. And now I hear roaring reports of 2 States! So it's a double triumph for Alia Bhatt from our production house."
Sajid hopes the streak of luck continues this year for his production house. "We've Tiger Shroff's launch film coming up next. We hope it does for Tiger what Hero has done for his father Jackie Shroff."
In the meanwhile there is a mega-bash being planned for this week when Sajid returns from his current schedule from Warsaw.
We can tell you now that it would be a lavish party attended by all the three Khan superstars Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir Khan.
Says a source close to Sajid, "The preparations are already on. Sajid wants to celebrate the twin successes of Highway and 2 States when he returns to Mumbai this week. All of his friends, the Khans, Bhatts, and Kapoors would be attending."
Ajay Devgn pushes release of Action Jackson
Prabhu Dheva's Ajay Devgn-Sonakshi Sinha starrer has been postponed to an undecided date. According to sources, it may even be released early next year.
Prabhu who has almost completed the shooting says there is no hurry to release the film. "We were supposed to come in June with Akshay Kumar's film Holiday. Then we decided against pitching our film with another biggie. Now we're releasing after Singham 2 which is coming in August."
When asked about the date Prabhu says, "We haven't decided yet. We are in no hurry to release. I've completed 80 percent of the shooting. I am now working on the post-production and I am also finishing the script for my next film with Akshay Kumar in the lead."
Apparently, Ajay has asked the producers to space out the release date between Singham 2 and Action Jackson, both being action-dominated films.
Says a source, "Ajay has never believed in glutting the market with releases. At the same time he is also not looking at a confrontational situation. He took on Yash Chopra's Jab Tak Hai Jaan when he released his film Son Of Sardaar on the same day. The confrontation caused only bitterness and confusion."
Ayushmann becomes father to baby girl
Being one of the youngest fathers in B-town, Ayushmann Khuranna turned second time lucky and this time, it's a baby girl for the actor.
His wife delivered the little angel on Monday and Ayushmann is too excited about becoming a father once again. The thrilled actor stated that his bundle of joy will now teach him to be more compassionate. While Ayushmann is juggling between the shoot schedules of three major films with big banners like YRF and JA Entertainment, the actor maintained that his kids will be staying back with his wife and her parents at Chandigarh as this would prove more feasible.