Lastbenchers is one of the upcoming Hindi movies being directed by Prajakt Rebeloma and produced by Er. Moreshwar Meshram. The movie revolves around the college students who happen to be backbenchers and fail in their exams to turn out a dropout. However, when they face life, they have no option but to struggle, slog and work hard against all odds to defy it. They not only sustain against all odds but also prove their worth in this competitive world by doing something big in their lives. The movie has lots of interesting facts to explore about the same, which occurs behind the scene that you being a film lover wouldn’t like to miss. Let’s check the top 7 interesting facts about Lastbenchers as under:
1). The entire movie was shot in Nagpur and its vicinity areas. The crew took all pain to find one of the best locations in Nagpur to complete the movie.
2). No help or support from the B Town. Except taking the censor board certificate from Mumbai the city of Bollywood, not a single support or help was taken from the B Town to produce the movie. The entire production, dubbing, editing and other technical stuffs were carried out right in the orange city called Nagpur.
3). The scenes were not planned and documented earlier. Unlike other movies wherein every single scene of the movie is planned after loads of brain storming session, Lastbenchers didn’t witness any such kind of formal planning of the scenes while shooting the movie.
4). Prajakt, the man behind directing the movie has no formal training in acting or filmmaking. Unlike other successful filmmakers who have formal training from leading institutes like FTII and other similar such places, he didn’t had any formal training in this domain.
5). Prajakt, learnt everything on YouTube videos and other e learning resources in order to learn film making. Right from direction, acting, editing, dubbing, cinematography, etc. everything was learnt and mastered by Prajakt on his own watching detailed Do It Yourself (DIY) videos at YouTube and other e-learning sources over the web.
6). Lastbenchers’ Filmmaker is a college dropout. Believe it or not, Prajakt the man behind the entire Lastbenchers project is a 11th Standard or FYJC college dropout, who learnt everything on his own to make this movie.
7). Prajakt and his team made his own lights and other amenities required to produce movie on their own rather than taking the stuff on hire. This was carried out simply to explore things on their own, rather than saving money on their film making cost.
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar to make a film on Taimur Ali Khan
Taimur Ali Khan was born around two years ago, and his name has been in the debate with many fringe groups calling it to be an anti-Indian name. In fact, the Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Son Taimur has always made headlines in the media. So, whenever the kid goes, the media simply follows. And his popularity showcases no boundary. He is the youngest star kid to enjoy huge media attention. In fact, the kiddo even understands that paparazzi thing and responds the way that makes pleased. In terms of rate card of the star kid list, Taimur ranks on the top. His mother and others informed about the same.
At Karan Johar’s show called Koffee With Karan, Kareena and his father along with Saif Ali Khan shared the rate card of the kid stating that the photo of the kiddo was sold at INR 1500. It talks a lot about it. So, with loads of buzz around, the popular filmmaker called Madhur Bhandarkar had an idea about making a film on Taimur Ali Khan. After getting the clearance from Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan, he has now registered the name as Taimur. So, one can imagine the intention of the filmmaker as he seems to have the plan to make a movie on a kid.
We know Bhandarkar as a realistic filmmaker who finds out real-time issues to make a film. Taimur Ali Khan seemed a potential star kid and can entertain the audience in a big way. Well, he has his birthday on 20th December when he is turning second this year. On his Big Day, her parents have planned a birthday in South Africa. And we know Taimur Ali Khan’s parents have thrown a pre-birthday party for his family and friends in Mumbai. It was attended by all his relatives and close friends and their photos in the social media have gone viral. Stay tuned to know more about the film and others.
Raj Kapoor’s 94th Birthday- 5 interesting facts to check on this Big Day
Needless to say that the history of B Town cannot be complete without mentioning the yesteryear director Raj Kapoor. He was born on this day way back in 1994 and was the eldest son of the Kapoor’s family. His father Prithviraj Kapoor was the pioneer of Indian Cinema and Theatres. Raj Kapoor was born and brought up in this environment that led acting in his blood. He carried forward the legacy of forward taking his career in the film industry to new heights. This eventually gave the industry something new and interesting that anyone in the Hindi Cinema could just wish for. His films with a simple story with a socialist touch having soothing songs and dance move all across the world giving him a fanbase all over the globe. He is certainly among the biggest showman of B Town. Thanks to his knack of creating robust visual sense and quality par excellent. At his big day, when his fans celebrate his 94th Birthday, it would be interesting to unleash some of his interesting facts, have a look:
1). Global Recognition – When it comes to global recognition, the director Satyajit Ray is not the lone maker. In fact, Raj Kapoor has been nominated for the prestigious award platforms of the world in Europe for his movies like Awaara and Boot Polish way back in the early fifties.
2). One man many titles – The actor, director Raj Kapoor was the man with several titles. One key title given to him was “the Clark Gable of the Hindi Cinema”. This was only as he remained the top performers at the box office in the history of Bollywood.
3). Greatest Performance spotted by Time magazine – The world reputed and a known magazine called Time has rated RK’s performance in his film Awaara among the top 10 greatest performances in the world of all time.
4). Brought out new talents – He gave Hindi Cinema new talents thus bringing out the music directors Shankar-Jaikishan along with the known lyricists Hasrat Jaipuri along with Shailendra into Bollywood.
5). Started Young – He entered into the B Town long back in 1935 working as a child artist in the movie Inquilab when he was barely 10 years old.
A Big Salute to the greatest directors of Indian Cinema. We wish his family a very happy and prosperous day.
Ayushmann Khurrana & Bhumi Pednekar unite in Amar Kaushik’s next movie Bala
For Ayushmann Khurrana, films in Bollywood come in different taste and style. He has given movies with unique and interesting issues, which are even counted among the taboo topics. Interestingly, he has done a few movies of this sort with Bhumi Pednekar as well. These include movies like Dum Laga Ke Haisha and the previous year film called Shubh Mangal Savdhan. The former dealt with a love, hate and love kind of movie amidst the rural setup of Haridwar, while the latter had the issue of Erectile Dysfunction, which is a tough topic to deal in Indian films.
But for Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar, it helped them to get success and recognition as well to handle issues like to prove their worth over the silver screen. Once again we hear the reports suggesting that the actors have come together to share the screen with the film directed by the Stree fame director called Amar Kaushik. This will be their first time to work with Amar, while for the two it is their third venture together. Amar Kaushik has confirmed this news in a statement given to the media stating the name of the film, which is titled as Bala. His statement read that this film will be a fun to watch with content again dealing with some real-time issues.
The film deals with a story of a man who is bald played by Ayushmann Khurrana while the women in it would be played by the lady who is of dark complextion and is seen often combating with the situation. The film will be produced by Dinesh Vijan under the banner Maddock Films. The film will give Khurrana to play the prosthetic role as well. We know Dinesh had worked with Amar with the Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor starrer movie called Stree. The film will hit the floors next march and would be hitting the screens this September. Khurrana has given two films one after the other called Andhadhun and Badhaai Ho. He is also doing the other film Dream Girl with Nushrat Bharucha. And Bhumi is doing a film called Sonchiriya with Sushant Singh Rajput.