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Cricketers who Tried their Luck in the field of Acting

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Cricketers Debut In Movies

Both Cricket and Bollywood have remained inseparable. We have seen a number of cricketers linked to the B Town divas and a few have actually married as well. We have examples of cricketers even trying their luck in the field of acting. Some have even given one or more films and have performed well over the silver screen. How about catching up the list of Cricketers who Tried their Luck in the field of Acting in the following paragraphs, let’s check them out:

Sunil Gavaskar : He is known as the Little Master apart from his sky-kissing sixes along with his impeccable straight drives. He has remained constantly a headache for the pace bowlers. But you know him not just a star on the cricket field but at the same time has appeared the 70 mm screen as well.  He did his cameo in 1988 film called Malaamaal starring Naseeruddin Shah.

Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar

Ajay Jadeja : He is among the prominent players of the nineties and known for his incredible catching skills and fielding. Besides, his bat also spoke the most though with the match-fixing scandal seemed to hampered his cricketing career. Consequently, he was seen trying his luck in the films as well getting a key role in a movie known as Khel released in 2003.

Ajay Jadeja Acted In Khel Movie

Ajay Jadeja Acted In Khel Movie

Kapil Dev : Remember Kapil Dev and you get the image of a robust man with a toothy smile, seen lifting the Cricket World Cup. It was time when he was completely relied for his batting and even bowling skills. He is fondly called as the Haryana Hurricane. He did a couple of movies right from Iqbal, Stumped, and Mujhse Shaadi Karogii.

Kapil Dev Acted In Iqbal

Kapil Dev Acted In Iqbal

Yuvraj Singh : Before he was seen the part and parcel of the Indian cricket squad he also has acted in a few films working as a child artist in the regional (Punjabi) films with his father Yograj Singh.

Yuvraj Singh Acted in Punjabi Film

Yuvraj Singh Acted in Punjabi Film

Salil Ankola: Salil Ankola might have failed to make it big in the world of cricket, but he managed to make a place for himself on Indian television. Salil has acted in a TV serial called Chahat aur Nafrat. Apart from featuring in movies like Kurukshetra and Chura Liya Hai Tumne, however, he gained the popularity for his stint in the known his horror shows like Ssshhhh… Koi Hai.

Salil Ankol (Surya Dev) Cricketer

Salil Ankol (Surya Dev) Cricketer

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Kangana Ranaut heads to Himachal Pradesh temple to seek blessings before her film- Manikarnika The Queen of Jhansi’s release

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The Kangana Ranaut starrer film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi has been drawn into one issue to the other ever since it was announced in the media. Right from the protests to the issues with the cast and crew, the film has always remained at the limelight. In other words, there is no dearth of reasons for the film to remain in the news for all wrong reasons. However, with all the hue and cry the makers had the fate clear to get their film released. Finally, they are able to release their film on the eve of Republic Day. Though it will clash with a few, but the makers are confident that it will attract the audience on a big day. Also, the film has an apt release date, which will again help the movie.

Kangana Ranaut is playing the lead role in the film playing the character of Rani Laxmi Bai. The film is directed by the Krish fame filmmaker and he along with the producers are busy promoting the film in the media. He has given Kangana an opportunity to carry out the film’s promotion in her hometown in Himachal Pradesh. The lady also visited the popular Kuldevi Maa Mahisasurmaradini temple in the Himachal Pradesh to seek the blessing of the goddess just before she is heading for her film release. The Tanu Weds Manu actor has been seen in a traditional dress and she looks stunning as usual.

She just posed a photograph just before entering into the temple. She was seen with her heavy traditional dress along with her heavy gold jewellery along with having choker. She carried a beautiful smile while she was seen posing for the photograph with folded hands. The movie is based on the life of Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi and is seen revolving around the infamous fight she had against the mighty British East India Company in the year 1857. The film as said is releasing on 25th January which is an apt time for such releases. We wish her good luck for her film release, while you stay tuned with us to know more about this film and others only with us.

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5 Bollywood Films that changed its original titles on CBFC’s Objection

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The B Town films often face the scissor of CBFC when the makers present them to get the certification. Some films also get a change in the titles as well. The recent example of the Emraan Hashmi movie called Cheat India that is now named Why Cheat India as suggested by the Censor Board. Similarly, there are many more such movies that changed their original titles once the CBFC objected, let’s check the five of these:

1). Padmaavat – The Sanjay Leela Bhansali was amidst the huge controversy when it was released in the screens. Fringe group objected a lot on the queen Padmavati was seen dancing that made the Censor Board ask for a change in its title.

2). Why Cheat India – the original title of the film was Cheat India and when the makers presented before the censor board, they had some reservations on its title. According to the board, the title seems to be misleading and hence they changed it to Why Cheat India from Cheat India.

3). Loveyatri – The film’s title was changed from Loveratri to Loveyarti as one of the complaints was hurled over it that stated that the title is misleading and hurting to the religious sentiments of the Hindu community celebrating the fest of Navratra.

4). Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela: Before the film Padmaavat, Sanjay Leela Bhansali had gone through the pain of changing his original title. His film was earlier titled as Ramleela which was objected by a community about some religious sentiments were hurt.

5). R…Rajkumar – Earlier the film was titled as Rambo Rajkumar but soon it faced some copyright issues. This made the makers change the title to R.. Rajkumar for the film starring Shahid Kapoor.

Wrapping Up

Besides the above list of films, other many more movies changed their names for various reasons as indicated by the Censor Board. It did hamper the fervour and spirits of the maker, but at the end of the day, they seemed to have settled down with the change. Do you have such list, better share with us!

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Know 10 new records set by Rohit’s ‘Simmba’. 3rd film from 2018 to cross 200 Cr.

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Moviemaker Rohit Shetty’s Simmba, featuring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan, has outperformed the lifetime increase (local) of Chennai Express. The film is currently Rohit Shetty’s greatest grosser and remains at a gathering of Rs 227 crore at the local film industry.

Film trade examiner Taran Adarsh refreshed the movies figures of the film on Twitter, “#Simmba crosses *lifetime biz* of #ChennaiExpress and develops Rohit Shetty’s most noteworthy grosser… [Week 3] Fri 2.60 cr, Sat 4.51 cr, Sun 5.30 cr, Mon 2.86 cr. All out: ₹ 227.71 cr. India business. BLOCKBUSTER.” According to Bollywood Hungama, the lifetime accumulation of Chennai Express at the residential film industry remains at Rs 227 crore.

The film has got a huge response from out of the country. Earlier Taran updated about the business of film in the international market in his one of the tweets, “#Simmba crosses $ 12 million from international markets, after Weekend 3… Total till 13 Jan 2019: $ 12.230 million [₹ 86.61 cr]… Has emerged Rohit Shetty’s highest grosser in #Australia [A$ 1,439,876; still going strong]… #Overseas.”

In one more tweet, Taran confirmed that the movie earned 150 crores in its first week and 61 crores in the second week of its release. The movie has jumped quickly into the 100 crore business in just five days and touched the mark of 200 crores in first 12 days.

Becoming Ranveer’s highest opening film, it has become Rohit Shetty’s eight consecutive films to cross 100 crores and has collected 350 crores globally.

Here are 10 records the film broke in the cinematic world.

  1. Simmba has turned into Ranveer’s second best film after Padmaavat which made Rs 525 crore around the world.
  2. Simmba is Rohit Shetty’s best film at the residential film industry with accumulations of Rs 227 crore in the wake of beating his most punctual most noteworthy earning film Chennai Express.
  3. Simmba is Rohit’s eighth back to back film to make Rs 100 crore, the main Bollywood movie producer to achieve such a reputation.
  4. Simmba is Ranveer best solo film.
  5. Simmba is Sara’s best film, as well. Her first film Kedarnath made around Rs 66 crore.
  6. Simmba is the thirteenth film of 2018 to cross the Rs 100 crore check.
  7. Simmba is the third film of 2018 to enter the Rs 200 crore clubs after Sanju and Padmaavat.
  8. Simmba is the Ranveer’s most noteworthy opening film. It opened at Rs 20.72 crore.
  9. Simmba is Sara Ali Khan’s most noteworthy opening film, as well.
  10. As indicated by Boxofficeindia, com, the film is the tenth most noteworthy NETT grosser ever.

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