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The Lion King and the case of the missing roar!

You might have seen the latest version of The Lion King, but you surely missed this particular scene, so here’s more on it…

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It’s Monday (July 22) and we like to start off the week on the right foot. So this Monday, we are introducing a new and unique property called Saturday Shorts. Here you will read stories and features about something unique and funny that we’ve observed and you’ve missed out on! You’ll read Saturday Shorts every Saturday, but to give you a feel of this new property, here’s our first one. It’s about The Lion King, which released last Friday (July 19).

Anyone who’s grown up watching the 1994 classic animation film, The Lion King would vouch that Mufasa’s death scene was a real tearjerker – one of the most emotional and impactful scenes ever. In fact, it is easily one of the most iconic deaths in cinema! It’s a breath-taking moment, literally as the loving father and the dutiful King dies a brave death, while trying to save his son, the crown prince Simba, escape a Wildebeest stampede in the gorge. We all recall there was barely a dry eye seeing Mufasa fall off the cliffs to his death below after being pushed by his evil brother Scar. So, naturally when the Jon Favreau-directed new and the highly-advanced 3D animated version of The Lion King released, this was one of the most-looked forward to scenes from the film.


Mufasa in The Lion King

However, nothing prepared us for the unforgivable faux-pas in what was to be the most dramatic scene of the film. While the makers have left no CGI effect unexplored to give us a visually-stunning animation tugging on our heart-strings emotionally, they seem to have goofed up on this very crucial note. And you must have surely missed it. How? Read on!

We know very well that to be able to see the photo-realistic animals talk like us humans is a huge draw at the ticket window. But by nature, a lion always roars has been kept in mind by the makers throughout the film. You can hear Mufasa, Simba, Scar, Sarabi, Nala, all of them roar inspite of their human-dialogues! So, it comes as a shocker to see that in the most crucial scene when Mufasa falls off to his death, instead of letting out a natural lion’s roar that spirals and reflects his helplessness of the moment, the thundering voice-over by James Earl Jones, (and Shah Rukh Khan in the Hindi version) is heard letting out a human scream of ‘Aaaaaaa….’ Hard to digest, isn’t it? So much so, that it distracts us completely from the emotional quotient and jarred us to control a did-that-really-happen bewilderment moment!

The much-loved and a brilliant film falls short in hooking you at exactly the moment when it should ideally have had tears rolling down your cheeks! Do you all agree? Let us know what you thought of the scene. And stay tuned to CineBlitz for more such Shorts coming up every Saturday!



These Pictures of Jacqueline Fernandez are proof that she is the ultimate fashionista of Bollywood!

Hailed as the most influential actress, Jacqueline Fernandez is also known to be the most fashionable actress of Bollywood and here’s why…

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Jacqueline Fernandez

Hailed as the most influential actress, Jacqueline Fernandez is also known to be the most fashionable actress of Bollywood and here’s why. The actress proves to be an inspiration time and again and is surely looking ultra glamorous in all these pictures as she donnes every outfit with utmost grace and beauty.

In the first outfit, the actress is giving us breezy vibes as she chills on her yacht in her bright yellow outfit and she looks stunning as ever undeniably – a complete vision as ever!


Jacqueline Fernandez on a yacht

In the second outfit, the actress is giving us some major fashion goals with her feather fabric salmon pink shimmery dress. Posing like a queen, the actress dons this outfit with utmost flair.


In her third outfit, we witness Jacqueline wearing an off-shoulder thigh-slit dress in the colour baby pink and her ruffled syrong rap is stealing the look definitely, making the actress look even more gorgeous and charismatic.


In the fourth look, owning the military jump-suit, the actress poses like a boss with her hair flying in the air and she is definitely adding to the scenic beauty, all together.


In her fifth look, Jacqueline looks like a goddess dressed in a coral orange shade of Sri Lankan version of a saree called ‘Osari’, and with a tint of accessory, Jacqueline wore statement earrings with a peachy make-up to complete her look.


In the sixth look, the actress looks like a diva, in her silver shiny gown with a thigh slit and deep neck. This look defines her beauty and makes her look extremely graceful.


In the last outfit, the fashion icon is wearing an alluring white saree which has a netty and transparent pattern on the borders, making her look pleasing and attractive.


These outfits are definite proofs that the actress is the ultimate fashionista of Bollywood and she can pull off each and every look with glitz and glamour, shining away in glory! One of the most influential actresses in Bollywood, Jacqueline Fernandez who has an immense fan and is also known for her positive work where she has also extended her support to the most pressing issues of our times.

The actress is now moving to the digital space with her most anticipated upcoming OTT, Mrs Serial Killer which will mark her debut on the digital platform. Jacqueline will also be seen in her upcoming movie, Kick 2 and the actress will be sharing the screen space with Salman Khan once again. For more news and updates from the world of showbiz stay tuned to CineBlitz!

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Here are six paintings done by Superstar Salman Khan which will totally wow you!

Salman Khan has also gifted a few of his paintings to celeb friends

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Salman Khan. Picture Courtesy: Salman Khan Instagram

Salman Khan’s talents go way beyond acting. He is not just a super successful actor but an avid painter too. As per reports, he even taught his Dabbang co-star Sonakshi Sinha how to paint. The actor has also gifted paintings to his celeb friends like Aamir Khan and Boney Kapoor. Here’s a gallery of paintings done by the Bharat actor that also gives us a peek into his enigmatic mind and thought process…

1) Gautama Buddha, by Salman Khan. Check it out below

2)  One more Gautama Buddha painting by Dabangg Khan

3) Here’s his creation about the oneness of God.

4)     This Black and White painting  of Jesus Christ is one of our favourites

5)     And this painting of Aamir Khan during his Ghajini days was much discussed back then

6)     Salman also painted this portrait of Raj Kapoor and gifted it to Ranbir Kapoor

Which painting did you like the most? Let us know in the comments section below. And stay tuned to CineBlitz for latest updates.

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Kargil Vijay Diwas: These 5 movies celebrate the bravery of our soldiers in the Kargil War of 1999

On Kargil Vijay Diwas today we take a look at five Bollywood films that have been set against the backdrop of the Indo-Pak War of 1999

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Movies based on Kargil War 1999. Pic source: Instagram

The bravery and the courage of our soldiers in the Kargil War 1999, between India and Pakistan, will be forever etched in our hearts. Time and again, Bollywood too has celebrated the spirit of our brave soldiers in their films. While some depict the war, some reflect the effects the war had had on lakhs of lives. Here are five such films that highlight the bravery and sacrifices of our courageous soldiers:

LOC Kargil

LOC Kargil

One of the most remarkable movies based on the Indo-Pak War, the film was released in 2003 and still touches the hearts of the audience. Written and directed by veteran filmmaker JP Dutta, it starred actors like Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Suniel Shetty and Abhishek Bachchan all playing important roles as defence personnel and soldiers. This one was a heartfelt tribute to our jawans and the sacrifices they and their families make for their motherland and is bound to leave you teary-eyed.



Starring Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta, Lakshya was set against the backdrop of the Kargil War. It traces the journey of a young college student realizing his true calling in life as a soldier. This will definitely leave you inspired.

Tango Charlie

Tango Charlie

Another Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn-starrer, Tango Charlie, written and directed by Mani Shankar, the movie inspired by the Kargil War will leave you highly motivated.



Om Puri and Gul Panag-starrer Dhoop takes a hard look at the effects of war on its citizens and shows a soldier’s family struggling to cope with his death post the war. Inspired by true events from Captain Anuj Nayyar’s life, who was martyred during the war, the movie will win your hearts.


Mausam. Pic source: Instagram

A romantic drama, it has Shahid Kapoor playing an Indian Air Force officer at the time of the Kargil War. It also stars Sonam Kapoor.

Which of these do you find most inspiring? Let us know in the comments section below. For more Bollywood news and updates, stay tuned to CineBlitz.

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