Sonakshi travels in local train for ‘Akira’

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is currently juggling between judging the TV show “Indian Idol Junior” and the shoot of her upcoming movie “Akira”, says the last time she travelled by a local train here was when she was in college.

The “Dabangg” actress took to micro-blogging website Twitter, where she shared: “Last time I travelled by local train was in college. And today for #AKIRA! The only difference is then it used to be crowded, now almost empty.”

Being produced by Fox Star Studios, “Akira” directed by A.R. Murugadoss is a thriller.

The film is the Hindi remake of 2011 Tamil hit “Mounaguru” and stars Konkona Sen Sharma, Anurag Kashyap and Shatrughan Sinha in lead roles.

“Akira” marks Murugadoss’s third Hindi venture after back-to-back hits “Ghajini” and “Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty”

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Arjun celebrates 1.5 mn plus Twitterati with selfie

Actor Arjun Kapoor has amassed 1.5 million followers on micro-blogging website Twitter, and and he treated his fans to a selfie of himself on reaching the milestone.

“1.5 million ke liye Selfie toh Banti hai!!! Better late than never…btw it’s ‘KI & KA’ and not the other way around,” he tweeted.

The 30-year-old actor, who made his debut in tinsel town with the 2012 film “Ishaqzaade”, is very active on social media platforms to stay connected with his fans and well-wishers.

Arjun, who was last seen in the 2015 film “Tevar” opposite Sonakshi Sinha, will next be seen in 2016 on the silver screen in R. Balki’s “Ki and Ka” starring opposite to actress Kareena Kapoor Khan.

The upcoming romantic film “Ki and Ka” is about two people with contrasting ideologies.

Arjun essays a progressive house husband, who lovingly supports his wife’s ambitions, Kareena portrays a super ambitious career-oriented woman in the movie.

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Riteish, Pulkit in Delhi to promote ‘Bangistan’

Actors Pulkit Samrat and Riteish Deshmukh, who are currently waiting for the release of their forthcoming film “Bangistan”, are on a visit to the capital to promote their film.

Pulkit took to micro-blogging website Twitter, where he shared a photograph of himself along with his co-star Riteish in the flight, and captioned it: “Pointing towards director Karan’s Bangistan!! @Riteishd @krnx Bangistanis coming to Delhi.”

Directed by Karan Anshuman, “Bangistan”, which was mostly shot in Poland and Ladakh, is about two suicide bombers, Hafeez Bin Ali Ishwarchand Sharma (Riteish) and Allah Rakha Khan Praveen Chaturvedi (Pulkit), who have been brainwashed into an explosive mission but eventually realise the death wish is futile exercise.

The film was slated to hit the theatres on July 31, but will now release on August 7.

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