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Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan Khan bonded over The Lion King – here’s how

With The Lion King’s success, Disney has released a special BTS video featuring Shah Rukh Khan and here’s what he had to say…

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Aryan Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. Picture courtesy: Instagram

Disney’s The Lion King released in India on July 19. And in its first weekend, the film has done really well! Not only have the people loved the movie, but The Lion King has also raked in a massive Rs 54.75 crore at the box office. In fact, the Hindi version, which has been dubbed by Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan Khan, has performed incredibly well too. So to cap off the success, Disney released a behind-the-scenes (BTS) video today (July 22). Featuring Shah Rukh Khan, the video shows us how the superstar brought Mufasa’s character to life. But that’s not it! SRK even told us how he and his son, Aryan bonded over the film!

Check out The Lion King BTS video featuring Shah Rukh Khan right here:

Talking about the film and how it gives out an important message, Shah Rukh Khan said, “The Lion King was very special. To love a film which shows the bond between a father and a son like this, at least I haven’t seen any, so that was special. Somewhere down the line, the story reflects that it’s nicer to listen to your parents and understand the deeper meaning of what they are saying to you and enjoy with them till the time lasts.”

Shah Rukh and Aryan Khan had dubbed for The Incredibles as well, but The Lion King was special. As SRK adds, “When we did The Incredibles, Aryan was about 9 years old, so it was very sweet to hear his voice. And even now, years later when we are doing it for The Lion King, for me it is an amazing bonding time with Aryan.” Sweet, isn’t it? What’s your take on the movie? Share your thoughts in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to CineBlitz for more news and updates from Bollywood and Hollywood right here.

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Witness a heartwarming journey of friendship and ambition in Netflix’s Upstarts, come 18th October

We’re all just one great idea away from changing our destiny. That’s the story of Netflix’s upcoming film, Upstarts.

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Raise your hand if you’ve spent hours and days with your buddies discussing the great business ideas that you’re convinced will make you rich and famous. We’re all just one great idea away from changing our destiny. And that’s the story of Netflix’s upcoming film, Upstarts. Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, has today announced that Upstarts will release exclusively on the service on 18th October 2019, to over 151 million members across 190 countries.

Produced by Bandra West Pictures Upstarts features Priyanshu Painyuli, Shadab Kamal, Chandrachoor Rai, Sheetal Thakur, Rajeev Siddhartha, Swati Semwal, along with well-known actor Eijaaz Khan, in lead roles. The film has been directed by Udai Singh Pawar with Raja Krishna Menon as the Creative Producer.

The story follows the journey of three young college grads Kapil (Priyanshu Painyuli), Yash (Chandrachoor Rai) and Vinay (Shadab Kamal), from small-town India, who are captivated by the startup mania sweeping the country. The three friends now want to set up their own company that will change the world – while making them pots of money, of course! As they enter this roller coaster ecosystem of big dreams, big money and bigger sharks, they face the biggest question: What has greater value, their dreams or their friendship?

Upstarts is the story of numerous millennials in India who dream to make it big on their own, only to discover that the journey to success is a lot harder than they expect. For more news from the world of entertainment, stay tuned to CineBlitz.

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My Next Guest With David Letterman and Shah Rukh Khan to launch on Netflix on October 25th

The stand-alone interview launches exclusively on the service on October 25, 2019, to over 151 million members across 190 countries.

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Shah Rukh Khan and David Letterman

Netflix has announced the release date of the much-awaited special,  My Next Guest With David Letterman And Shah Rukh Khan. The stand-alone interview launches exclusively on the service on October 25, 2019, to over 151 million members across 190 countries. 

Earlier this summer, legendary talk show host David Letterman engaged in a candid and memorable conversation with the beloved cinematic icon who has won a billion hearts around the world, Shah Rukh Khan. The show will be presented as a stand alone special on Netflix and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humour.

Ahead of the conversation, Shah Rukh Khan said, “I’ve watched David Letterman’s late-night talk show for years and I’m a huge fan of his style of interviewing. I’m thrilled, and honoured to share my story with him. That this is on Netflix is even more special – I’m working with the team on various projects and it’s always been exciting partnering with them.”

After interviewing Shah Rukh Khan in front of a live audience, Letterman said, “The best part of this job that Netflix has been happy to provide for me is to meet people. And after each one of these sessions I think to myself, it is a very smart, very lovely person from whom I have learned things. You would maybe be at the top of that list.” Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more updates and news.

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Nora Fatehi turns up the heat with Marjaavaan’s new song Ek Toh Kum Zindagani!

Nora agreed to do the song ‘Ek Toh Kum Zindagani’ in Marjaavaan without charging any money is because she feels obliged to filmmaker Nikkhil Advani and producer Bhushan Kumar who offered her the song ‘Dilbar’ in Satyameva Jayate, considered to be a turning point in her career.

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Interestingly, one of the major reasons why Nora agreed to do the song ‘Ek Toh Kum Zindagani’ in Marjaavaan without charging any money is because she feels obliged to filmmaker Nikkhil Advani and producer Bhushan Kumar who offered her the song ‘Dilbar’ in Satyameva Jayate, considered to be a turning point in her career.

Nora has always been grateful and humbled by the opportunity Nikkhil Advani and Bhushan Kumar have given her with both Dilbar and Saki Saki and she feels its always an honour to work with them.

Not an item number but a performance-based dance number, Ek Toh Kum Zindagani featuring Nora that released today is a recreational version of the yesteryear classic ‘Pyaar Do Pyaar Lo’ (Jaanbaaz) and is quite relevant to the film’s narrative. Recreated by Tanishk Bagchi with additional lyrics by A M Toraz and Tanishk himself, the song is sung by the singing sensation Neha Kakkar. The song is choreographed by Adil Shaikh.

Nora Fatehi says, “Both Bhushan Kumar and Nikkhil Advani sir gave me an opportunity of a lifetime with Dilbar and Saki Saki and I will always be grateful to them for their belief and trust in me and becoming the guiding force of my journey in Bollywood. Nikkhil sir works really hard in the way he positions his movies and songs, whether it is the script or the visuals. It is always a delight to work with him and his team.”

Watch the video of the song here:

Director Milap Zaveri adds, “Nora has been a lucky charm for us right from Dilbar to Saaki saaki. Thrilled to have her back for Ek Toh Kum Zindagani. And also delighted to have such an iconic song in Marjaavaan. The moment Bhushan sir suggested it to me i leapt up with joy! Adil has done a fabulous job choreographing it and Nora’s dance moves are going to set the floor on fire! Hoping for a hat trick of super hits with her!”

Bhushan Kumar says, “The original iconic song from Jaanbaaz is still loved by the music lovers across all age groups. Ek Toh Kum Zindagani is a beautiful recreation by the talented composer Tanishk and I’m sure the audience will certainly groove to the dance number.”

Nikkhil Advani informs, “When Bhushanji came with the idea of using the song, we quickly jumped on to it. Be it Satyameva Jayate or Batla House, Nora has been very lucky for the films that we have worked together. I am sure the audiences will love her performance in the song. I must take the opportunity to mention Adil’s choreography. None of these chartbusters would have been possible without his immense contribution as well as the creative input from the T-Series Music Team. Their belief in us helps to keep pushing us to up the standards.’’

Marjaavaan produced by Bhushan Kumar, Divya Khosla Kumar, Krishan Kumar (T-Series) and Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani, Nikkhil Advani (Emmay Entertainment) will release 8th Nov 2019. Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more updates and news.

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