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Shah Rukh Khan to be felicitated with “Excellence in Cinema” award by the Victorian Government

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is all set to be felicitated with the Excellence in Cinema Awards on August 8 at the Awards Night of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.

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Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is all set to be felicitated with the Excellence in Cinema Award on August 8 at the Awards Night of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Khan is also the chief guest at the festival. Helmed by the Victorian government, Australia, the IFFM is back for its 10th edition in the cultural city and will celebrate ‘courage’ as its central theme in 2019.

SRK will be presented the award by her Excellency Linda Dessau, who is also the state’s first female Governor of the State of Victoria. The felicitation will take place at the iconic Palais Theatre in Melbourne, which is one of the city’s heritage landmarks.

Khan has been the reigning superstar of Hindi cinema for over two decades now. Considered to be one of the many gems of Indian cinema, he has an overwhelming fan following worldwide because of his rich repertoire and the inspirational life story. In keeping with IFFM’s theme of celebrating courage, the festival wants to pay tribute to Khan’s continuous contribution to cinema and popular culture in India with this award.

Festival director Mitu Bhowmick Lange says, “When we think of one of the pioneers of Hindi cinema, Mr Khan’s contribution ranks amongst the highest. He has established Hindi cinema as a global phenomenon, leaving an impact on millions across the world. We are looking forward to the evening and to be conferring him with this honour. He’s an iconic figure for Indian cinema and this honour is in tandem with his tremendous years of contribution.”

Speaking about the felicitation, Shah Rukh says, “I’m humbled and honoured for this recognition. It will be a great experience to share the stage and the podium with my fellow industry members who are all coming from various parts of India to celebrate cinema in Melbourne. I look forward to meeting her Excellency, Linda Dessau at the wonderful evening that has been planned by IFFM.” Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more such news and updates.

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Lage Raho Munna Bhai stars Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi to reunite for New YouTube Originals on Gandhi Jayanti

Superhit film of the decade ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ is all set to revive your memories along with the stellar star cast Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi for New YouTube Originals on the account of Gandhi Jayanti.

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Superhit film of the decade Lage Raho Munna Bhai is all set to revive your memories along with the stellar star cast Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi for New YouTube Originals on the account of Gandhi Jayanti. Along with ‘Munna Bhai’ and ‘Circuit’, Boman Irani and Dilip Prabhavalkar will also be the part of this YouTube original. The actors have recently shot for a video that will have them discussing the genesis of Gandhigiri in the film Lage Raho Munna Bhai.

It may have been over a decade to the release of Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), but the concept of Gandhigiri continues to dominate public sentiment. So, when the special segment was getting planned on Gandhi Jayanti, the team decided to turn to the cast of the comedy which is none other than Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani and Dilip Prabhavalkar.

After 13 years the Lage Raho Munna Bhai magic will be seen again and it is going to be an enchanting treat for all the ‘Munna Bhai’ fans out there as they would see the Munna Bhai-Circuit Jodi together interacting on the same platform.

Makers were approached for the idea of getting Munna Bhai actors together for a special chat. When the actors heard of the idea, they were more than happy to come together and reminisce about the movie. They recently shot for the impromptu chat at a suburban studio in Mumbai.

During the chat, the actors discussed how the success of Lage Raho Munna Bhai went beyond their wildest imagination and how the film continues to be remembered for its central theme of Gandhigiri and non-violence. The video will be uploaded by the actors as well as the broadcasting company on their respective social media handles on October 2. Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more updates and news.

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui congratulates Anurag Kashyap for Gangs Of Wasseypur bagging 59th position in the Guardian’s list

Written and directed by Anurag Kashyap, Gangs of Wasseypur (GOW) is a two-part crime drama that released in 2012 is undoubtedly the game changer for actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

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Written and directed by Anurag Kashyap, Gangs of Wasseypur (GOW) is a two-part crime drama that released in 2012 is undoubtedly the game changer for actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The film not only changed the face of Indian films, it also went onto garner the international fame across several countries and now after 7 long years, GOW has made it to the Guardian’s list of top 100 best films acquiring the 59th position.

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Guardian’s list of 100 best film of 21st century . Proud to be here but this wouldn’t be my list.So many films which are my favourites can’t be below my film.. and “the Dark Knight” deserves to be way up. The number 1 film in the list I totally agree with. That’s my absolute favourite of the 21st century. Here is the list https://www.theguardian.com/film https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/sep/13/100-best-films-movies-of-the-21st-century/2019/sep/13/100-best-films-movies-of-the-21st-century …. link also in bio. P.S. this is also is that film of mine that totally destroyed my filmmaking life by the expectations it sets from me as a filmmaker and has been continuously so , and I have forever been trying to break away from it. Hopefully someday that will happen .

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Elated actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who played the lead role in the film took to his Twitter and congratulated his close friend and director Anurag Kashyap and wrote, “Congratulations #AnuragKashyap you beauty, the epitome of innovation in Cinema, making Indians proud across the world, First for GOW being the only Indian film shortlisted by the Guardian & secondly Sacred Games being nominated at the Emmy’s. 3 Cheers to Vikram, Neeraj & Team SG.”

He also expressed his joy for Sacred Games being nominated at the Emmy’s in the same tweet. Looks like, it’s a double celebration for the versatile actor. Along with Nawazuddin Siddiqui, GOW also starred Manoj Bajpayee, Pankaj Tripathi, Reema Sen, Huma Qureshi, Anuritta K Jha, Vipin Sharma, Piyush Mishra, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Vineet Singh among others in the pivotal roles.

On the work front, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is currently shooting for his next romantic drama Bole Chudiyan alongside Tamannaah Bhatia. Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more updates and news.

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Amazon Prime Video presents the latest poster of Inside Edge Season 2

Inside Edge Season 1 concluded with cliffhangers that left the fans assuming the fate of a number of characters. The second season will answer all the unanswered questions for viewers and fans all over the world.

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Amazon Prime Video’s Inside Edge is one of the most successful web-series in India owing to its complex and gripping storyline, when the series was renewed for season 2 it sent fans over the moon and today, the latest poster for Inside Edge Season 2 was dropped, and we are here for it.

The first season was created by Karan Anshuman and featured a pacy story that gave us a peek into the dark side of the world of entertainment and cricket. The Makers took to social media to share the poster and backed it with a caption that read “the match is never really over; we’re getting back in the game soon! #InsideEdge season 2 coming soon”.

Inside Edge Season 1 concluded with cliffhangers that left the fans assuming the fate of a number of characters. The second season will answer all the unanswered questions for viewers and fans all over the world. Fans who have been waiting for the season since the end of season one are extremely excited and can’t wait for it to start streaming.

Inside Edge Season 2 marks one more original creation between Excel Media & Entertainment and Amazon Prime Video after the first season. Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more updates and news.

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