Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 25: After the reopening of cinema halls in Maharashtra on 22nd October 2021, Babloo Bachelor was the first film released. The rom-com family entertainer is cracking up the audience and the critics. The film is doing prominent business in Delhi and UP circuit along with Hindi speaking market. Babloo bachelor is a must-needed film after so long. The audiences were away from the theatres and were only clinging to the digital media for entertainment.
Babloo bachelor is a comedy genre film in which Sharman Joshi is playing the protagonist. The story of the film is based on UP, where a well-to-do family had always dreamt of their son’s wedding with great pomp and show. Babloo (Sharman Joshi) met a few girls for his wedding but didn’t get the right one. Then he met Avantika (Pooja Chopra), who was already engaged in another relationship and is not a virgin. After requesting Pooja, Babloo rejects the proposal. In one wedding, he got to meet Swati (Tejashri Pradhan), with whom he fell in love, and both agreed to the marriage. But the twist comes when on the wedding day, Tejasri ran away from the wedding and left a letter for him. She had always wanted to be an actor, and now she had got a chance of being a lead actor in a reality show in Mumbai. Sharman tries everything to reach his would-be wife. He even goes to Mumbai. There, by chance, he again bumped into Pooja Chopra, the creative head of that channel. He told her everything. She agrees to help him, and when finally Tejashri comes back, Sharman falls in love with Pooja Chopra after looking at her initiative and efforts to bring Tejashri back. It will be interesting to watch with whom Sharman, aka Babloo, will marry now?
The songs of the film are composed by Jeet Ganguly and lyrics by Kumaar and Rashmi Virag. The romantic songs Kasam and Aye meri Zindagi sung by Arijit and Papon respectively are very well appreciated by the young audience on the radio and digital media. Another song Tum ho sung by Arijit and composed by Indradeep Das Gupta, is also soothing. The comedy-emotional film is for every age group. The one-liners of the film are in everyone’s mouth.
Under the banner of Rafat films and produced by Ajay Rajwani, directed by Agnidev Chatterjee. Babloo Bachelor stars Sharman Joshi, Pooja Chopra, Tejashri Pradhan, along with Rajesh Sharma and Asrani in the important role and released on 22nd October 2021.
New Delhi, October 23: Indie music label Velvet Vibes presents” Ishq”, a passionate ballad sung by Jazim Sharma, featuring Ruma Sharma, a song that perfectly portrays the extent to which one can go for their partner. In this masterpiece, the eminent singer Jazim Sharma crooned melodiously to give a new definition to love. The teaser of the song has already been applauded by the listeners for the fresh yet tranquil sound that undoubtedly sets it apart from other songs.
Talking about the song Miket Kanakia the CEO of Velvet Vibes, said,” Ishq is a very soothing track with incredible lyrics! I am sure the listeners will be singing the song for days because, along with being a very passionate love song, it’s also very catchy. I am positive that people will love and enjoy this song as much as I have!”
The collaboration of Velvet Vibes with Jazim Sharma on Ishq aims to make the listeners fall head over heels with the tune and feel the love in the air. This track is like an amorous letter, a passionate declaration by anyone who has been struck by cupid’s arrow to their significant other. This song is a celebration of love. In addition, the Music Video features an endearing love story that is sure to take you on a journey that will resonate with anyone who has experienced pure and unbridled joy in seeing their partner. Share the love with your paramour with ISHQ, and make it a truly wholesome experience.
“ISHQ, A cool love song with a funky vibe, this peppy tune is a romantic journey. Penned by Janak Sharmila Ji in a Sufi style. Feel the passion, share your feelings with someone special! Love is in the air! “says singer Jazim Sharma
Talking about the collaboration with Velvet Vibes, Ruma Sharma says,” I had great fun working with Miket and his team. I didn’t feel like I was shooting for the first time with the team. It was so much fun! Looking forward to more of such experiences with Velvet Vibes.
“Ishq is a very beautiful song, and the reality is that anyone would do anything when it comes to love and through this track, everyone will relate to it!” she further adds.
Ishq is composed by Jazim Sharma himself, penned by Janak Sharmila, and produced by Ketan Kanakia. ISHQ is now available on Velvet Vibes Music’s Official YouTube channel and all streaming platforms!
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New Delhi (India), October 23: The much-awaited premiere of Safari with Suyash –TV, the World’s first and one of its kind wildlife OTT platforms, on 17th October is a sheer invitation for an authentic, immersive and educational safari experience. Set against the backdrop of the biologically diverse Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh, the first episode has set the tone for an enthralling journey into the Tiger Capital of the world.
With this overview in mind, let us explore the reasons to indulge in India’s First Virtual Safari Experience.
Safari with Suyash – TV is India’s first-ever virtual safari experience that can be availed from the comforting cocoon of one’s couch. Bringing together the thrill of tracking the most loved big cat – the tiger – to learning about trees, bushes, birds, and insects understanding their behavior, fun facts, along with ways to conserve their habitat. This experience breathes a new air of life to the virtual concept by being immersive, educational, and entertaining. Situations unfold in front of the crew in real-time with camera angles always in a POV (point of view) format that helps the subscribers/guests feel a part of the safari. They actually get to live the moment. It is a gateway into the wilderness of Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh. It is a must-watch for all. You also learn about the history of Ramayana, as Lord Ram visited Bandhavgarh and built a fort here for his brother Lakshman centuries ago.
It is a bumper offer for all those who aspire and is passionate to go on a safari but, unfortunately, for various reasons, are unable to make it to an actual one. Through this platform, they are simply transported to the wilds of Bandhavgarh National Park, where they get the genuine feel and hear the authentic voices of birds, insects and animals in the wilderness and catch a glimpse of them too.
The safari en routes an elating educative path, continuously enriching the knowledge of the audience. For every flora and fauna, the virtual safari gives a special ID card full of fun facts that take the audience back to school. Animal behavior, especially of tigers, is discussed at length.
As a conservationist, Suyash creates awareness and inspires the audience to be more conscious towards the environmental issues and likewise motivate them to protect Mother Nature through this virtual safari experience.
It takes the viewers through the rich biodiversity of Bandhavgarh, which is home to over 35 species of mammals and nearly 300 species of birds.
Safari with Suyash –TV unveils the entire life cycle of the subject, delving into every minuscule detail of their activity.
The freshly curated virtual safari brings about a comprehensive blend of mythology, history and culture, exploring the rich heritage of Bandhavgarh to the viewers. Suyash does justice to this heritage by leaving no stones unturned in touching all the intricate aspects of Bandhavgarh as a whole.
“What we can see, we can love. And what we can love, we will fight to protect.” Acutely believing in this phrase Suyash is set on an expedition to bring authentic, niche experience to the audience.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 22: Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar tied knots on July 16th of this year, a few months past Rahul’s proposal to her for marriage on national TV. Popularly known as ‘Dishul’ by their fans, the couple is now in the best phase of their life and can be seen celebrating their first Karwa Chauth in the video.
The first karwa Chauth is always one of the most special days in a couple’s life, and they remember it lifelong. Karwa Chauth goes on to show one’s love and dedication for the significant other. Many husbands like to accompany their partners in keeping the fast, and Rahul sure is one of them. To top that, the singer can also be seen cooking a Disha’s favourite ‘Biryani’ as a surprise on their first Karwa Chauth, made with occasions special – India Gate Classic Basmati Rice to make a classic impression on her.
In a country where festivals are the essence of life, Karwa Chauth is celebrated just as elaborately as the next. It is an age-old ritual where every married woman keeps a fast from sunrise to moonrise to ensure that their husbands live long. From shopping and self-grooming sessions to getting all decked up and googling moonrise timings, believe us, it is a wonderful experience for any married woman and more so for any recently married couple like Disha and Rahul.
Disha is thrilled with Rahul’s sweet gesture and is in awe as she realises that he, too, kept a fast. As they finally sit to have the first meal after a day-long fast, looks like the Biryani was worth a wait.
India Gate Classic’s extra-long pearl white grains are for special occasions, and what can be more special than Karwa Chauth? It surely made Rahul and Disha’s first even more exceptional.
So, how are you planning to make a #classicimpression on your partner, this Karwa Chauth?
October 22: First of its kind, a film based on the life of Chandra Shekhar Azad is soon to be released. The makers of the film have released the first look of the film. Azad’s revolutionary moments are depicted on the poster. Azad is also seen twisting his moustache in his signature posture.
The film will depict Allahabad’s revolutionary moments as well as his mother’s bond with him. The mother-son bond is at the heart of the film. Veteran actress Zarina Wahab will portray the mother of Azad and Ahmad Kabir Shadan in and as Chandra Shekhar Azad.
Chandra Shekhar Azad was a leader in the revolutionary freedom movement of India; along with Bhagat Singh, he created a revolutionary organization and gave a tough challenge to the British. After the capture of Bhagat Singh and due to some traitor revolutionaries, his organization got disintegrated, and till his last breath, he continued to contribute to the freedom of the country. Azad’s life was full of mysteries, very little information is available about his personal life through his fellow revolutionaries. The film Chandra Shekhar Azad will introduce us to the noteworthy person from Azad’s life like his mother and revolutionary Durga Bhabhi, Vishwanath, as well as the personalities of Azad’s father Sitaram Tiwari and mother Jagrani Devi.
Produced under the banner of Bloomfair production, co-produced by Jasbir Singh and Anurada Gurpur Bhatt, directed by Dhiraj Mishra and Darshan Kumar Sant and written by Dhiraj Mishra and Yashomati Devi. Zarina Wahab, Raza Murad, Ahmad Kabir Shadan, Imran Hasnee, Riitu Sood, Puneet Agarwal, Kavita Thakur will be seen in various roles.
October 20: When the first Bhojpuri talkie film, “Ganga Maiyya Tohe Piyari Chadhaibo ” was launched in 1963, nobody knew that the industry would become a mammoth 2000 Cr industry. Popularly known as “Bhojiwood” has an array of A-listers like Ravi Kishan, Manoj Tiwari etc. Who took the industry popularity and reach to new levels. But somewhere, people who were connected to the roots of the Bhojpuri culture felt that the industry was not doing justice with the rich literature and culture associated with the language. One of these was Ashish P Mishra.
An artist by profession, Ashish P Mishra, was eager to show the world the true side of Bhojpuri Cinema which was yet undiscovered by many. He soon discovered that his journey wasn’t as simple as one could think of. With no godfather from the industry and no big production house backing, Ashish had to go from pillar to post to initiate his journey. A Bhojpuri film with no item numbers, no vulgarity and zero violence were something unimaginable to the makers. Even after zero support from industry stalwarts, Ashish did not lose hope and decided to produce the film on his own. He displayed his work at several art exhibitions to gather funds and thus created a banner, Bold Monk Pictures.
Now with some funds in hand, Ashish took to the streets to look for actors who would dictate the mood of the film. After several auditions, he shortlisted his cast. But the real work began here. Ashish made his crew not just practice but memorised the entire plot of the movie before they moved to the shoot location. It took almost 3 weeks of rigorous practising of dialogue delivery, acting, expressions as Ashish did not want the audiences to feel any disconnect with the Bhojpuri flavour that the movie aimed to offer.
The final shoot of the Bhojpuri romantic art feature film Bhent happened in Bangalore, Varanasi, Pune and Mumbai. People who saw the film can still believe that Ashish shot and completed this film with a small crew of fewer than ten people. “Bhent” started making waves from the day it’s trailer was released on YouTube. Several universities and organisations invited Ashish for screening of his film and to take sessions to explain the journey of his beautiful gift to Bhojpuri Art Cinema. Like Banaras Hindu university invited Ashish at Bhojpuri ShodhSansthan Varanasi, and the Delhi state government’s Maithili and Bhojpuri Academy invited Ashish P Mishra at Habitat Center Delhi.
As time passed, Ashish’s film Bhent started getting a lot of award nominations in competitions across the country and kept on winning several prestigious awards; one of them was the Best scriptwriter Award for ‘Bhent’ at Jharkhand International film festival 2018. Wherever Bhent was nominated, all others participating knew they didn’t have a chance to stand against the magical movie Bhent, which showed how impactful the art film was.
Adding to the recognition and awards, Bhent was given a parallel cinema status and premiered on ZEE entertainment’ Bhojpuri channel Zee Biskope on 26th September 2021. With the success of his first movie, Ashish P Mishra is looking forward to creating new projects that will prove to bring back content-driven movies, a change in perspective and the lost glory of Bhojpuri cinema.
New Delhi (India), October 19: While geographical boundaries never mattered when it came to music, the internet has truly expanded its reach. Overcoming the barriers of language, each day, Indians get to experience and fall in love with new songs. Renowned British Asian music producer, Rishi Rich & Rapper Rush Toor Presents ‘Zakham’, is the latest offering from Break The Noise Records Music Label. With a fiery blend of a classic Bollywood item-number and a Brooklyn street hip hop vibe. Rishi, yet again, brings us an exemplary example of futuristic nostalgia!
While Talking to Media, Rishi Rich Said, “I’ve always loved fusing the music I listened to growing up with the music I love to make now, and Zakham is just a perfect example of how East and West blend seamlessly. Rush was ideal to feature on the track, and I hope everyone enjoys it.”
The maestro Rishi Rich emerges from his music lab once again with an elaborate concoction of melodic flavours to suit every taste! World-renowned for his East meets West creations, Rishi Rich ingeniously reignites a sample from the Venus Music classic ‘Maalik Mere’ from the movie Zakham featuring the haunting voice of the legendary Asha Bhosle and starring the evergreen ‘Neelam’.
Interspersed with the dynamic vocals of Californian rapper Rush Toor, Zakham delivers echoes of yesteryear masterfully rejuvenated with a big splash of modernity, creating a sound that’s sure to resonate with music lovers globally. Hailing from Malaysia and now living in San Francisco, Rush Toor is a force to be reckoned with behind the microphone. His lyrical flow, energy and style have gained him a worldwide following.
Rush is excited about the track: “Working with a music producer like Rishi Rich is just so innovative and fun. He has a unique way of knowing exactly what he wants from the artist he is working with, and I’m super grateful to be part of such a dope project.”
The music video to accompany Zakham is shot on location in India at the stunning Jai Vilas Palace in Jawhar Fort and stars Jagtar & Srishti Vyakaranam as a lead. He plays the role of a tourist who becomes mesmerised by a beautiful woman he keeps noticing around an eerie fort, but she mysteriously keeps disappearing! The song is directed by Richard de Varda (RDV), He Said, “Being able to bring Zakham to life through the lens was a great experience, and the video location adds such a regal yet haunting edge to the song.”
The song ZAKHAM has been lording it over music charts in the country, with even Bollywood stars getting hooked to it. From countless regional language, covers to dance videos, see how the song broke the internet.
California [USA], October 13: Punjabi folk song ‘Bajre Da Sitta’ has got a peppy international avatar that is sure to leave listeners foot tapping. US-based music curator Janapriyan Levine has given a new twist to the traditional song to come up with a perfect blend of Indian-western fusion music and with gifted singer Meenal Jain’s voice the proverbial cherry on the cake.
“I fell in love with the song ‘Bajre Da Sitta’ the very first time I heard it, even without understanding the lyrics. I could listen to other people’s renditions of it, but I was more curious to see how I could come up with something different and unique that would appeal to listeners across geographies,” says Janapriyan, who is based out of California.
The young musical genius is all praise for Meenal, whom he describes as the obvious choice for the song.
“Meenal has a rich, warm tone. Her voice can be playful and sad. The culture and richness of the folk song reflect in her vocals, and it made it a great place to start when we decided to collaborate. For me, the challenge while working with Meenal was how I could complement or contrast her voice,” he says.
“Bajre Da Sitta” is the result of an international collaboration that took place during the pandemic. While Janapriyan created the music in his studio in California and is seen playing different musical instruments in the song, Meenal recorded the song in India and is seen performing on the TV screen in the video.
As a multi-instrumentalist, Janapriyan has created a niche for himself, especially with his efforts for creating a unique form of music where East meets West. Since 2001, when he recorded his first solo album in Ahmedabad, the music composer has collaborated with some of the most famous artists in India. Janapriyan has collaborated with Shweta Subram, Varijashree Venugopal, Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan, Veena maestro Rajesh Vaidya, playback singer Suvarna Tiwari, and many more.
His extensive list of collaborators includes Grammy award-winning songwriters and many of South Asia’s premier vocalists.
Janapriyan has decided to expand his collaboration with Indian artists further and starting from this month, he has decided to release one music video every month with a different singer on his website music.janapriyan.com besides his YouTube and other social media channels.
He is also credited with contributing to creating the Facebook Sound Collection, a warehouse of original music that was single-handedly written or curated by him.
One can visit below link to watch the song Bajre Da Sitta (featuring Meenal Jain)
Song and lyrics – Surinder Kaur
Music/Production/Video – Janapriyan Levine
Vocals – Meenal Jain
Mix/Master – Aftab Khan
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Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 14: Halvese will see the genius of producers Shrinivas and Madhusudan Kulkarni yet again with direction by Yogesh Tawar.
The season of monsoon has come up with many mesmerizing tracks already and has even made people fall in love with them instantly. Another song that may be added soon to the list is “Halvese”. This brand-new track is the product of the ace team under producers and brothers Shrinivas Kulkarni and Madhusudan Kulkarni. These two have always stunned audiences with whatever they have created in the music scene so far, and now again, they are planning to come up with this song named Halvese to be released on 18th October 2021, which oozes freshness and a new oomph with fascinating chemistry between the leads.
Akshay Waghmare, after doing many films, is excited about being the lead in the romantic track, while the actress is a newcomer named Saniya Nikam, who is debuting with this song. Picturized in the picturesque Mulshi, Kasat Wada, near Pune, the song is sure to take audiences on a journey with the sweet love story that director Yogesh Anil Tawar has beautifully captured.
The casting of Saniya Nikam, who is debuting with Halvese, is in itself an interesting story. This beautiful girl had made a reel on Shrinivas Kulkarni’s first song, “Mann He Vede”. The team loved this reel, and they contacted her to act in their upcoming song Halvese. This is how she landed with her acting debut in the music world.
Saniya Nikam, on getting this opportunity, says that she can’t be grateful enough to the team for selecting her as the female lead. Though she was a bit scared at first to act in front of Akshay Waghmare, her confidence still was intact in front of the camera, thanks to her experiences in making reels. She credits the team for creating a healthy environment and making everything comfortable for her.
Halvese has music by Swapnil Sawant, lyrics by Akshay Sant, Devashree Athalye, Jeevan Marathe and vocals by Jeevan Marathe and Nikita Purandare. The DOP of the song is Rahul R Zende. The project head is Vaibhav S Lamture, while Amole Ghodke is the executive producer. Choreography by Sahil Shaha and costumes by Swapna Raut have made the leads look beautiful. The creative team at Ninaad Films, Pune, have put up a great show in the arresting beauty of Mulshi.
Produced by Irfan Izhar under the banner of Entertainment Box and co-produced by Lap Up Entertainment in association with Filmy Keeda Productions
Director Saugat Bhattacharya’s suspense thriller is all set to captivate movie buffs in this festive season
Brijendra Kala and Reecha Sinha starrer movie will be released this year on an OTT platform
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 13: No room for leisure in The Last Resort; only brave souls can stay there. The hair-raising thriller revolves around the time loop plot and time travel themes. The Sci-Fi is written by Ajit Jagtap, Bollywood’s promising new voice in Thriller and Sci-fi genre, and directed by Saugat Bhattacharya, a filmmaker who has created a niche in short formats has shifted orbits to direct long formats. Now, when he teams up with a strong cast like Brijendra Kala, Reecha Sinha, Vaishnavi Macdonald, and himself, something splendid is going to happen in the OTT world.
Producer Irfan Izhar had already earned big laurel for his internationally acclaimed documentary, A Journey of Thousand Miles – Peacekeepers, which also bagged the Best Documentary Award at Atlanta Film Festival and Best Humanitarian Award at River Run Film Festival, is embarking on Bollywood with The Last Resort.
While shedding light on his first movie in India, Irfan said, “The Last Resort is an experience of ensuring big-budget entertainment to the audience with a small budget movie. We focused on content quality rather than content appeal that usually relies on exorbitant cast and locations. As per my exposure to international cinema, if the content has quality, it will evidently attract the audience irrespective of the budget of the movie.”
The Last Resort is due for release this year, date to be announced soon.
About Entertainment Box
Managed by Irfan Izhar and Suraj Mishra, Entertainment Box Productions is the one-stop Film Production & Experiential marketing agency based in Mumbai. For the past few years, they have established themselves as a reliable partner for all the creative and operational requirements when it comes to film production and marketing of all scales.