Aamir better than God for Ram Gopal Varma?
Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says he might not believe in god, but might soon start believing in actor-producer Aamir Khan! RGV is quite in in awe of the star after the success of Delhi Belly and the variety that he manages to serve up in his films.bollywood Updated: Jul 07, 2011 13:16 IST
"Never believed in Ram, Jesus or Allah bt cing the variation cmng frm js 1 man frm lagaan 2 Tzp 2 DB I am seriously cnsdrng believing in Aamir," Varma posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Aamir's Lagaan was a period film with the land tax issue during British rule as its backdrop, Taare Zameen Par was about a dyslexic child, and the latest Delhi Belly is about three young boys in India's urbanscape.
The film is minting money at the box office, and has managed to draw a lot of young audience. But Varma is yet to see it. "Dint c as DB subject is nt 2 my taste bt its super hit status mks me fl lke an insect..so I js wnt 2 crawl undr a rock nd die a quiet death. The way he tuk such a subject matter nd made it a super hit it looks like ppl mt not trust God cmpletley bt they trust Aamir cmpletley," he added. Varma is currently in news for his desire to cast controversial Kannada actress Maria Susairaj in a film. The actress convicted of destroying evidence in the 2008 killing of television executive Neeraj Grover. She was awarded a three-year jail term but walked free Saturday as she had already served this as an undertrial. Agneepath remake to release on Lohri Karan Johar's new age remake of Agneepath will release on Lohri - Jan 13, 2012 - producer Karan Johar has revealed. "Agneepath releases on January 13th, 2012....," Johar posted on Twitter.
The 1990 original featured megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the lead. The new version has the hunky Hrithik Roshan and the versatile Priyanka Chopra in the leads. The release date also happens to be close to Hrithik's 38th birthday, which will fall Jan 10. The first look of the movie has Hrithik showing off his toned muscles in a red vest, a pair of jeans and a bandana, which reads "Govinda Mahautsav".
He is seen running with an intense emotion on his face, while the background suggests Janmashtami celebrations, with a lot of red coloured water splashing all across. The movie is being directed by debutant Karan Malhotra. Johar earlier hinted that viewers can expect "unparalleled intensity" between Hrithik and Priyanka in the love story.
My blog not shutting: Big B Amitabh Bachchan fans who feared that his blog was going to shut down, can have a sigh of relief. The megastar has denied any such move. "The news that bigaddaa.com my blog site is closing is incorrect...the blog will continue as is...but the business model of site changes," Amitabh posted on Twitter. According to media reports, social networking site bigadda.com is planning to transform into an eCommerce portal.
First Published: Jul 07, 2011 12:50 IST