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Amir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha Will Be Shot In Turkey

Amir Khan will shoot the remaining half of his upcoming movie “Laal Singh Chaddha” in Turkey according to a release by the Culture and Tourism Ministry.

Laal Singh Chaddha

A remake of 1994 US comedy-drama “Forrest Gump”, the movie was being shot in India before the work was stymied by the pandemic. But Amir Khan refused to start the work again in India and started looking for a safe and suitable place to shoot the rest of the movie. And he zeroed on Turkey. Amir Khan is both producer and lead actor of “Laal Singh Chaddha”.

Why Turkey?

The 55-year Indian international actor Amir Khan gives reasons for choosing Turkey to shoot “Laal Singh Chaddha”. He said that he had been to Turkey sometime back and that he was impressed with the advance technical infrastructure, facilities and workforce capacity of the Turkish film industry.

Amir Khan is scheduled to visit Turkey with his crew to start preparations for the shooting with the help of the support from Turkish ministry. The shooting is expected to start in October and it would continue for 40 days. Turkish ministry will host prominent personalities of Indian cinema for the shooting of “Laal Singh Chaddha”.

The Dangal star was in Turkey on a special invitation from the Culture and Tourism Ministry in 2017 for the promotion of his movie “Secret Superstar”. It is exactly when he drew great interest in Istanbul and especially the capital Ankara.

Laal Singh Chaddha actors and director

Amir Khan is the lead star of the movie. Another big name of the movie is Kareena Kapoor, who was also his actress in “3 Idiots”. Advait Chandan who directed “Secret Superstar” is the director of “Laal Singh Chaddha”.… Read more


Netflix Starts Hindi Service

Netflix will have more Hindi from today. It has launched a Hindi user interface for convenience of the Hindi viewers whose number has increased in the recent years.

Netflix’s Hindi UI

Monika Shergill, VP of content Netflix India, said that delivering a great Netflix experience was as important to them as creating great content. Her mailed statement read that they believed the new UI would make Netflix even more accessible and better suit members that prefer Hindi.

Hindi UI is available under Manage Profiles > Language on the Netflix website. Everything including sign-up, title names, search and payment option will be available in Hindi. Also, the language settings are made profile specific to allow different members on the same Netflix account choose their language preference.


Netflix languages

Netflix said that the Hindi UI will be available for global audiences. Presently the streaming service is offered in 26 different languages. Since Hindi is a preferred language in India and most of the local-language Netflix originals like Sacred Games, Delhi Crime and Choked are in Hindi, it makes sense to add Hindi to the language choice.

Netflix subtitles and dubbing

Netflix’s Hindi service will be different from regular subtitles and dubbing where originals are dubbed or streamed with subtitles in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. But not all originals are available with Indian-language subtitles or dubs. Here the streaming service wants to increase that. But it should be ready for the side-effects like censorship of Hollywood movies and TV shows.… Read more


5 Must Watch Web Series In August

Web series has caught the attention of viewers that are expecting more. While there are many web-shows waiting to be launched in the coming days, the below mentioned 5 web series are a must watch in the month of August. 

  1. A Suitable Boy (July 26, Netflix)

It is the story of a young woman looking for a suitable life partner. Set in the era of 1950’s, the web-series is based on Vikram Seth’s novel of the same name. The first episode of the series was premiered on July 26 but the crux of the story will come in August. So, don’t miss it in August Highlight of the web-series is its actors that include big names like Tabu, Ishaan Khatter and Tanya Maniktala.


  1. Bandish Bandits (August 4, Prime Video)

It is a musical love story revolving around two singers but with opposite genre. Tamanna is a rising pop sensation and Radhe is a classical singer. But they are in love and they know that they have to find a middle ground where their relationship can materialize. Lead actors of the series are Shreya Chaudhary and Ritwik Bhowmik.


  1. Abhay 2 (August 14, ZEE5)

It is a gritty gory thriller entering into the second season where Kunal Khemu will reprise his role of an investigating officer. Ram Kapoor will continue to play antagonist in the second season. Another highlight of this series is its actors that are well-known names including Nidhi Singh, Bidita Singh, Asha Negi, Indraneil Sengupta and Asheema Vardhan. 


  1. Aashram (August 28, MX Player)

Bobby Deol is making a comeback on silver screen with this show but not much has been revealed about this series. But Indian audiences are excited about the series as it is directed by Prakash Jha who made movies like Gangaajal and Rajneeti. And the director has selected big names like Anupria Goenka, Aaditi Pohankar, Adhyayan Summan and Darshan Kumaar for significant roles in the series.  


  1. Masaba Masaba (TBA, Netflix)

Written and directed by Sonam Nair, it is the story of life of Masaba Gupta from becoming a leading fashion designer to Read more