Monday, September 28, 2015

Hairstyle Trends- Actresses who sport the fringe look with élan

People try to adopt their favourite stars’ styles in their daily day to day life. Hairstyle makes an important part of it. There are many Bollywood hairstyles that have inspired youngsters, the recent one being the ‘fringe’ or ‘big bang look’ which has been sported by many B-town actresses, hence popularising the look!

Shraddha Kapoor
Shraddha completely rocks the fringe look. The new fringe hairdo of Shraddha made her look chirpy and bubbly.

Ridhima Sud
The fresh face of 2015 who starred opposite a huge star cast in Zoya Akhtars Dil Dhadkne Do has definitely caught many eyeballs with her performance. The broad fringe look in the movie showed the fashion world her cute girlie side.

Anushka Sharma
The B-Town beauty who was spotted with the fringe cut proved to all that front bangs are a very bold statement. The look added a lot more edginess to her otherwise plain Jane look.

Jacqueline Fernandez
She wore her banged look with panache in Race 2 and even flaunted her big bang windswept fringes in an action sequence, in the same movie.

The Road Warrior Returns With “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Gear up for the high octane road war as the post-apocalyptic movie arrives on home video from Sony DADC
Get ready for a wild drive as the fourth film from the favorite Mad Max franchise, “Mad Max: Fury Road” arrives onto 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD from ‘Home Entertainment Services by Sony DADC’, India’s leading home entertainment content provider. This post-apocalyptic action film set in a future desert wasteland is directed by Oscar®-winning filmmaker George Miller (“Happy Feet”), the originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise.

“Mad Max: Fury Road,” a return to the world of the Road Warrior follows Max Rockatansky, who joins forces with Imperator Furiosa to flee from cult leader Immortan Joe and his army in an armoured tanker truck, which leads to a lengthy high octane road war.

Tom Hardy (“The Dark Knight Rises”) stars in the title role along with Oscar winner Charlize Theron (“Monster,” “Prometheus”) as the Imperator, Furiosa. The film also stars Nicholas Hoult (“X-Men: Days of Future Past”) as Nux; Hugh Keays-Byrne (“Mad Max,” “Sleeping Beauty”) as Immortan Joe; Nathan Jones (“Conan the Barbarian”) as Rictus Erectus; Josh Helman (“X-Men: Days of Future Past”) as Slit; collectively known as The Wives, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (“Transformers: Dark of the Moon”) is Splendid, Riley Keough (“Magic Mike”) is Capable, Zoë Kravitz (“Divergent”) plays Toast, Abbey Lee is The Dag, and Courtney Eaton is Fragile.

Miller directed “Mad Max: Fury Road” from a screenplay he wrote with Brendan McCarthy and Nico Lathouris. Miller also produced the film with longtime producing partner and Oscar nominee Doug Mitchell alongside executive producers P.J. Voeten, Iain Smith, Graham Burke and Bruce Berman.

The Blu-ray of this epic movie contains the following special features:
  • Maximum Fury: Filming Fury Road
  • Mad Max: Fury on Four Wheels
  • The Road Warriors: Max and Furiosa
  • The Tools of the Wasteland
  • The Five Wives: So Shiny, So Chrome
  • Fury Road: Crash & Smash
  • Deleted Scenes (Also available on DVD)

  • Blu-ray 3D Steel Book – Rs.1999/- (2-Disc set - Includes 3D & 2D Version)
  • Blu-ray 3D – Rs.1499/- (2-Disc set - Includes 3D & 2D Version)
  • Blu-ray – Rs.1299/-
  • DVD – Rs.599/-
  • Hindi DVD & VCD - Rs.125/-
  • Tamil DVD – Rs.99/-
  • Telugu DVD – Rs.169/-
  • Blu-ray 3D & Blu-ray includes English Audio in Dolby ATMOS
  • Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray & DVD includes 5.1 Hindi Language option

Sony DADC is also releasing a special Mad Max Anthology Box Set in Blu-ray & DVD which includes previous 3 films i.e. “Mad Max” (1979), “The Road Warrior” (1981), “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” (1985) and “Mad Max: Fury Road” along with bonus disc “Madness of Max”. While the Blu-ray is priced at Rs.3999/-, the DVD is priced at Rs.1499/-

1st Chinese version of Big Brother shot in India

Indian crew of 400 members of Bigg Boss worked on the production
Big Brother, the famous international reality television franchise has a huge fan following across the globe. Till date the show has been produced in almost 48 countries. Now, Chinese viewers too, will get to enjoy this show as the first ever Chinese version of Big Brother titled as “Housemates, Let’s Stay Together” has been recently shot at a former industrial factory on the outskirts of Mumbai.

The reason for the Chinese version to be shot in India was to make use of the available resources, infrastructure  and expertise from Endemol Shine India which has produced 8 seasons of Hindi version of Big Brother i.e. Bigg Boss along with 2 seasons of Kannada & 1 season of Bangla version.

The India team not only shared their knowledge of producing this mammoth & high intense show but a crew of 400 members was working around the clock on the production of the Chinese version of Big Brother. The Chinese team brought in their creative directors, story editors, and remote camera operators, whereas the rest was executed by the Indian crew. The set and décor was designed as per the taste of the Chinese viewers and the entire cast had been flown to India for the shoot.

For the first time in the Big Brother franchise’s history the Chinese version will be beamed exclusively on digital platform - Youku Tudou to garner maximum eyeballs. Its video services receive over 580 million unique visitors every month, an audience that is bigger than some Chinese broadcasters.

Endemol Shine India is currently gearing up for 9th season of Bigg Boss which will be aired soon on COLORS.

‘Avengers - Age Of Ultron’ now available on Home Video from Sony Dadc

Marvel’s Epic Super-Heroes Unleash A Battle Against Mass Extinction
‘Home Entertainment Services by Sony DADC’, India’s leading home entertainment content provider in India, releases the action packed super-hero adventure film ‘AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON’ on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD. The third-highest-grossing film of 2015, features an ensemble cast and is written and directed by Joss Whedon. Proclaimed as “Epic in every sense of the word”, Marvel Studios global phenomenon ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ brings together the Avengers once again to defeat Ultron, a mechanical artificial intelligence bent on human extinction.

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, the epic follow-up to The Avengers, stars Robert Downey Jr. along with  Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgård, James Spader, and Samuel L. Jackson.

The mind blowing blast of super heroes battling together begins when Tony Stark aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) unwittingly creates Ultron (James Spader), a terrifying A.I. monster who vows to achieve ‘world peace’ via mass extinction. The worldwide destruction leads to  Earth's Mightiest Heroes - Iron Man, Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) alongside Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) to reassemble and defeat Ultron and save mankind…if they can!

To make this epic movie viewing more thrilling, the 'AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON' Blu-ray comes with bonus feature which includes deleted & extended scenes,  amazing movie locations where the movie was shot and much more.

Priced between Rs. 125/- to Rs, 1999/-, the DVD includes the Global Adventure: Travel to the Amazing locations where the movie was filmed. The Blu-ray however includes the additional following bonus features:
  • “From The Inside Out – Making of Avengers: Age of Ultron”: This all-access into the making of the biggest Super hero cinematic experience of all time knock you with its scope, ambition and yes, vision.
  • The Infinite Six: Discover everything you need to know about the most powerful objects the Marvel Cinematic Universe
  • Global Adventure: Travel to the Amazing locations where the movie was filmed
  • Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Joss Whedon 

Fans can also collect combo pack of both movies "The Avengers" & "Avengers: Age of Ultron". While the Blu-ray 3D costs Rs.2499/-, Blu-ray normal cost Rs.1999/- and the DVD is priced at Rs.999/-

Get ready to witness an epic battle with the MARVEL’s Avengers in the visually stunning film. 

Jackky Bhagnani attends Premiere of ‘He Named Me Malala’ In New York

Dressed in a dapper suit, Actor Jackky Bhagnani walked the red carpet at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York for the star studded premiere of the Malala Yousafzai documentary, ‘He named me Malala.’ Jackky who met Malala and her family in Birmingham, U.K, earlier this month was a special guest of the Yousafzais at the NYC premiere.

“Attending this premiere was very important for me. Malala and the causes she espouses are very close to my heart. I believe it is important for everyone in India to watch this film. There is a lot of work to be done for education of the girl child in India and this film will inspire parents to ensure their daughters are educated," said Jackky Bhagnani after the premiere.
Also present at the Ziegfeld Theatre were the likes of Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Keys, Hope Solo, Zosia Mamet, and Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S Presidential hopeful Donald Trump. Fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson and musician Raury also made their way to the red carpet joining actress Elizabeth Shue and actor Andrew Shue, and United Arab Emirates' Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba.

“He Named Me Malala” has been directed by acclaimed filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for Superman). The film is an intimate portrait of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley in 2012. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her father Ziauddin Yousafzai, for advocating girls' education. The attack on Malala sparked an outcry from supporters across the globe.

The documentary releases in theatres across the United States on October 2nd.

Ranveer Singh represents adidas Originals

The Biggest Style Icon in India joins forces with the pioneering sportswear for the street
adidas Originals, the iconic streetwear label partners with Ranveer Singh to represent the brand in India. With this association Ranveer joins an elite club of global icons including Pharrell Williams, Rita Ora and Kanye West. 

Dave Thomas, MD, adidas Group, India, said: “Ranveer embodies the adidas Originals brand in every sense. He is not just an entertainer, his creativity, individuality and ability to express himself is like no other. This relationship has been sparked by the immense love Ranveer has for adidas Originals. He has been often spotted, sporting the trefoil and the three stripes, now you will see a lot more of that in the coming future. These are exciting times for adidas Originals and we have lot in store with Ranveer at the helm.”

Thrilled about his collaboration with adidas Originals, Ranveer Singh said: “I am totally stoked to represent a brand that I grew up loving and has been a big part of my life. I still own the first pair of superstar sneakers that I bought during my college days and have only gone on to collect more. While I get to be the face of the brand in India, it’s the brand that truly represents me. In one word, it is unique. It doesn’t need to try hard to stand out, it’s backed by a great heritage that is inspired by sport and has evolved over time. I am excited to be an adidas Originals ambassador and confident that together we will take this brand to the next level.”

adidas and Ranveer are all set to kick-off this partnership with the launch of the first adidas Brand Centre in the country, at Indra Nagar, Bangalore.

TMKOC helps in cleaning Juhu Beach after Ganesh Visarjan

Producer Asit Kumarr Modi of popular sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah along with his television show characters Mr & Mrs Bhide and Sonu today went to Juhu beach to take their Clean India message a step ahead.

Morning after the last day of Ganesh Visarjan sees loads of garbage & broken idols lying scattered on the beaches of Mumbai.  "This year everything was much more organised and Juhu Beach was not so overly littered. it is our duty as responsible citizens to do our bit," says Asit Kumarr Modi.