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Deepika Padukone, Disha Patani, Sara Ali Khan – 5 actresses who turned up the heat with their pics

Who is the hottest actress alive – Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Disha Patani, Sara Ali Khan or Alia Bhatt?

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Bollywood has many conventional and a few unconventional beauties. We have celebrated every woman and her beauty. There are actresses who have won Miss World and Miss Universe and are now a part of the film fraternity. There have been times when actresses were only considered to be bombshells and sex symbols. But in recent times, there has been a lot of change in the roles of female leads. They are no more just the love interest of the actors – in fact, actresses now have strong characters. Listed below are actresses who have been part of this change and still managed to be sizzling beauties.

# Katrina Kaif

Right from her dance moves to her dazzling smile, she has won the hearts of millions. Be it her Chikni chameli or Husn parcham, she has displayed all the qualities that mark her as the ultimate item queen. Her firang looks were considered a hurdle to getting roles, but in fact desis went crazy over her fair skin. She has surmounted language, region and geographical barriers and become a huge star!

# Kareena Kapoor Khan

She is the diva of Bollywood and she behaves like one. Kareena’s baby Taimur too is always making news for his looks and cuteness! But that doesn’t stop Bebo from being sizzling hot always!

# Deepika Padukone

Right from her smile to her body language – we have all loved Deepika. Her acting skills have been proved each time, and she is right on top of her game. Millions of men across India and the world dream of her, and she is the most attractive woman in Bollywood now. Deepika recently got married and her marriage pictures left us mesmerized by her beauty.

# Disha Patani

Disha has few movies to her credit and doesn’t make too many public appearances too, but anyone who follows her on social media will know why she is on this list. Her super-hot pictures make all the men go wild. She is one of the rare few girls in Bollywood who can pose in bikinis and look good from all angles! Incredibly fit, slim and yet has all the right curves! Wow!!!

# Sara Ali Khan

Sara recently debuted in Bollywood and right from the beginning she is winning hearts with her charm. Audiences love her in traditional wear and western wear too. She ticks all the boxes of being cute, hot and happening. Sara still has a long way to go but we would say this is a good start!

But who do you think is the hottest out of these beauties? Vote in the poll above and share with us your thoughts about your favourite in the comments section below!

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Vicky Kaushal: The Star on the Rise

With the opening success of URI: The Surgical strike, let’s look at Vicky’s progressive transformation.

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Vicky Kaushal is a man who, in his three-year long career of being in the lead, till date has not received a single bad review, and he proves his calibre every time he enters that 70 mm frame. With three successful theatrical films to his credit in 2018, Vicky opened 2019 with his film URI:The Surgical Strike and God, he nailed our hearts again with his performance!

For a boy who was introduced to us as non-quintessential hero, Deepak, in Masaan, to playing an Army officer in URI, Vicky deserves all the appreciation that comes his way. The current crush of the nation is also ruling the silver screen from the very beginning of this new year. His film URI:The Surgical Strike released yesterday on January 11, and opened to unbelievable numbers. It earned around Rs 8 Cr on the first day of its release, which is huge for a film of this genre. The possibility is that Vicky is turning out to be a highly bankable actor, bringing in numbers, along with the quality of his performances. With URI: The Surgical Strike being successful at the Box Office, let’s look back at list of Vicky’s films that we loved him in.

Masaan

 

To debut with a film that doesn’t showcase you as a pretty looking hero who is the epitome for the men-to-be, is a risk for a newcomer to take. Moreover, you might get lost in a crowd of actors, and standing out might be difficult. But Vicky aced that path and came out shining in Neeraj Ghaywan’s 2015 film Masaan. Vicky played a small-town boy Deepak who wants to come out of the strata he is living in (the community of people who burn the dead at the Ghats in Benares), and achieve his goals. His struggles and trials form a major thread of the film. Vicky’s portrayal of Deepak was poignant and understated and he burned his path into our hearts.

Raman Raghav 2.0

 

After winning in the Neeraj Ghaywan film, Vicky took on the challenge to prove himself in  Anurag Kashyap’s zone. He played the complex, convoluted cop Raghavan who meets his alter ego in the character of a serial killer played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. He realises that they are essentially the same, and that is an indigestible fact that eventually drives him crazy. Vicky played the part with so much swagger, completely in contrast to his Deepak, simply proving versatility.

Raazi

 

This was not his lead role. Raazi, based on Harinder Sikka’s Calling Sehmat, was the story of an Indian spy played by Alia Bhatt, who saved our nation from a major attack. Vicky played a Pakistani Army officer and Alia’s husband in this film, and his portrayal was unique. He imbued his role with so much character (whether going through angst or anger or the gentle nuances) contrary to expectations, breaking the stereotype yet again.

Sanju

 

The character that everyone took back with them from Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju was not the lead, but his friend Kamli, played by Vicky. The high point of the film was the bond Sanju and Kamli shared, which wouldn’t possible had Vicky and Ranbir not shared that chemistry. There is nothing wrong in saying that a major chunk of the film Sanju’s success belongs to Vicky, no two ways about it!

Manmarziyaan

Experimenting once again, in Anurag Kashyap’s debut romantic directorial, Manmarziyaan, Vicky played the clueless-about-his-life and complicated-in-his-mind DJ Sandhu, who doesn’t know where his life is heading towards, and is the classic example of how someone is not supposed to be. And, no surprises for guessing, Vicky rocked this part as well! Seemingly effortlessly! This boy even acts with his eyes in the parts he has no dialogues. It was due to him that a role/character we were not supposed to root for, was loved by us, flaws, warts, blue hair and all….

URI: The Surgical Strike

 

In his recent release URI, based on the 2016 surgical strike conducted by the Indian Army, Vicky is playing an Indian Army officer. Vicky owned his part, so into character was he immersed. He melded himself as the army man and was super believable. The film opened to around Rs 8 cr which is an amazing first day collection. And this is just the beginning. The film will probably traverse the path towards achieving more milestones. Yet another feather in his multi-hued cap, and one more notch in his brief but chequered filmography.

 

Vicky has his hands full with projects this year and we are excited about them. Do let us know in the comment section what you feel about this superb actor and also which of his films you like the most.

 

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Ranveer – Deepika, Salman – Katrina, Shah Rukh – Kajol: which is the highest-grossing jodi at the box office?

Which pair is the highest grossing jodi at the box office currently – Ranveer Singh – Deepika Padukone, Salman Khan – Katrina Kaif, Shah Rukh Khan – Kajol, Ajay Devgn – Kareena Kapoor Khan?

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We saw several new jodis rock at the box office in 2018. Fresh pairings are always interesting to watch and filmi pairs like Ayushmann Khurrana – Radhika Apte, Rajkummar Rao – Shraddha Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana – Sanya Malhotra impressed movie-goers. However, we must say, some iconic jodis are irreplaceable! And it’s not just us, but the fans who are also saying this. Everyone wants to see Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, as well as Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif on the big screen. In fact, these iconic jodis have even earned a huge amount of money at the box office and we have all the details for you. Read on to find out, which of them is the highest-grossing jodi at the box office till date.

# Salman Khan – Katrina Kaif

No of films: 5

Total box office collection: Rs 648 crore

These former lovers have worked in 5 films, the most recent being 2017’s super hit, Tiger Zinda Hai. Their crackling chemistry and choice of films have impressed one and all and every Bollywood lover enjoys seeing them on the big screen. Currently they are numero uno on this list and with Bharat coming up in 2019, we are sure they will consolidate their lead.

# Ranveer Singh – Deepika Padukone

No of films: 3

Total box office collection: Rs 602 crore

With three back to back hits with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, newly weds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone find themselves in the second spot of the highest grossing jodis. Everyone loves seeing them sizzle on the big screen. Their level of comfort, their hot chemistry, their fantastic performances and their natkhat expressions truly make them crowd favourites.

# Shah Rukh Khan – Deepika Padukone

No of films: 3

Total box office collection: Rs 510 crore

Deepika and Shah Rukh have worked in only three movies together, but each one was such a big hit that they’ve been able to rake in a cumulative total of Rs 510 crore at the domestic box office. Not only do they look good on the silver screen, but their fantastic performances in some entertaining films have made this possible.

# Shah Rukh Khan – Kajol

No of films: 7

Total box office collection: Rs 438 crore

SRK and Kajol is one of the most iconic jodis of all time, if not the most iconic one. Their chemistry, their masti, the memories and the level of comfort that they share, sets them apart from the rest. Every Bollywood buff would want to see them on the big screen one more time, especially as Rahul and Anjali. Don’t you?

# Ajay Devgn – Kareena Kapoor Khan

No of films: 7

Total box office collection: Rs 422 crore

Another crowd favourite is the jodi of Ajay and Kareena that has done 7 successful films together. They may not set the screens on fire with their hot chemistry, but their performances together make them very adorable to watch on the silver screen. Don’t you agree?

So, Salman – Katrina leads the way with Ranveer – Deepika following them very closely. But which is the most iconic jodi out of these five? Vote in the poll below! Also watch this space as Cine Blitz gets you more updates from the world of Bollywood right here.

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Thugs of Hindostan, Happy New Year, Baahubali 2: the all-time Top 10 highest opening-day grossers

Check out our list of the Top 10 all-time highest opening-day grossers!

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Over the years, big budget films like Shah Rukh Khan’s Happy New Year, Prabhas’ Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Salman Khan’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju have opened huge on day 1 at the domestic box office and stunned one and all. However, it was Aamir Khan’s Thugs of Hindostan that broke all the records in 2018 and surpassed each and every Hindi film (original, dubbed or otherwise) to become the highest opening-day grosser of all time. But how much did it collect on day 1? And which other film make it to the list of all- time top opening-day grossers? Well to know that and more, we listed down the top 10 openers and we were surprised to see one trend!

Each and every film that has opened to huge numbers had a superstar associated with it and was one of the most-anticipated films of the year. Most of the top 10 opening day collections, including Thugs of Hindostan‘s collection, came from holiday releases. So clearly, big ticket films releasing on holidays can guarantee you a huge opening, however, what happens post the first weekend clearly depends on the content you provide to the audience. It is important to know that there were a few exceptions as well, so non-festival releases can get you massive opening as well if the plot seems interesting. Anyway, check out the list of the all-time top 10 highest opening day grossers right here!

Can any film releasing in 2019 overtake Thugs of Hindostan to become the highest all time opener at the domestic box office? Well, we will have to wait and watch. In the meantime, stay tuned to Cine Blitz as we get you all the updates from the world of Bollywood and box office right here.

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