Bejoy Nambiar: ‘Re bawree’ in ‘Taish’ a homage to women & independent artistes

Bejoy Nambiar: ‘Re bawree’ in ‘Taish’ a homage to women & independent artistes
The music video of the song Re bawree, from the recent Ott-released film Taish, released on Monday. The song features the voice of Sona Mohapatra.

"This music video is a homage to women and independent artistes. I hope viewers shower the same love as they did for 'Taish'. The video is shot beautifully and with Sona's soulful voice, it is the perfect combination," said Nambiar.

The video is directed by Sheetal Menon, and has singer Sona Mohapatra, Odissi dancer Daksha Mashruwala, model Yasmin Ponnappa, actress Nithya Shri and Anwita Bhandari.

Said Menon: "The video brings powerful and inspiring women to the centrestage of storytelling."

"I feel proud to have collaborated with (musician) Govind Vasantha of my favourite band Thaikkudam Bridge on this song from 'Taish' and with a director like Bejoy, who curates music for his films in a very unique, rare way," Sona added.  --ians
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After Wazir Bejoy Nambiars next a web series for Eros

After Wazir Bejoy Nambiars next a web series for Eros
Wazir has opened to a heartening response and its director Bejoy Nambiar is very happy. The reviews have been mixed but Bejoy is unperturbed. "That's how it has always been with my films. I am told the box office numbers are good. And that's what counts."

Just before Wazir released Bejoy married his steady girlfriend Sheetal Menon.

And life couldn't look any better for this director of dark urban tales. Interestingly Sheetal figured in the cast of Bejoy's first two films Shaitaan and David but not in Wazir. "That's because she got busy with wedding plans," says the newly-married filmmaker who has already moved on to his new project.

"It's web-series for ErosNow. There will be 12 short films, all unrelated, but each with a spin at the end," reveals Bejoy who has also done an hour-long film in and Indo-Pak omnibus produced by Shiija Kejriwal on behalf of the Zee channel.
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Wazir director Bejoy Nambiar ties the knot with girlfriend Sheetal Menon

Wazir director Bejoy Nambiar ties the knot with girlfriend Sheetal Menon
Bejoy Nambiar who made his directorial debut in Bollywood with Kalki Koechlin starrer Shaitaan, recently tied the knot with girlfriend Sheetal Menon. The wedding that was held at Kairali Heritage in Kochi, was a private affair attended by only family and close friends. The Kerala style wedding had the couple dressed in a Malayali ethnic attire with Bejoy sporting the traditional mundhu veshti and Sheetal in a cream and gold saree. From what we hear, the couple has taken off to Europe for their honeymoon and will bring in the New Year in there. Apparently, Bejoy met Sheetal on the sets of his Bollywood debut Shaitaan and since then the two have been dating. Bejoy was previously married to Juhi Babbar in 2007 and the couple parted ways in 2007. On the film front, Bejoy will soon return for the promotions of his upcoming directorial Wazir starring Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar and Aditi Rao Hydari.
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Emraan Hashmi's Adhuri filming!

Intro: Beginning this week, we bring you another weekly column that dwells on the intricacies of Bollywood and the people who make it. Sometimes funny, sometimes informative, always downright forthright!

Hashmi's Adhuri filming!

This is epic. Not jumping on to Balan's lips must have been a frustrating time for Emraan Hashmi in Hak. It's his haq, you see, of smooching every heroine he is paired up with. In a few films he has also flaunted this 'license' he has been supposedly given by over-enthusiastic directors and ever-willing heroines with some cheesy lines. Every time in Hak, he has gotten dangerously close to Vidya Balan's lips, and then like a good boy, gone for a traditional hug.

Surely, he must be feeling that this was adhuri shooting.

Balan is big when it comes to lip-locks

Speaking of Vidya Balan, she is not averse to kissing, or is in anyway a bad kisser.
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Matrabhoomi director turns actor for Bejoy Nambiars David

Matrabhoomi director turns actor for Bejoy Nambiars David
Bejoy Nambiar has been left with no choice but to film the three stories of his new film David in reverse. He has just completed the third story featuring Tamil star Vikram and Tabu. Now he moves into the second story this July with Vinay Virmani and Lara Dutta in the cast, though the two are not paired together. The first story with Neil Nitin Mukesh in the lead has been the most problematic. Though Neil green lighted the project, he has yet to find dates for it, as he's busy shooting for a horror thriller with his lady-love Sonal Chauhan. Says a source, "Neil favoured 3G, the film that was shot in Fiji. Away from prying eyes in Mumbai, Neil and Sonal got to know one another really well." Back home, rather than twiddle his thumb, Bejoy Nambiar has decided to shoot another story with a very unusual cast.
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Rajeev Kahndelwal?s Auto Hijacked By Auto Driver

Rajeev Khandelwal

The 35 year old star had a longer ride than expected when the auto driver drove off from the set by mistake

Not every day does a Bollywood star sit in an auto rickshaw. So when Rajeev Khandelwal, who plays as a cop in Bejoy Nambiar?s Shaitan sat in one things didn?t go exactly as planned. So in one scene the thrilled auto rickshaw driver continued driving a little too long over shooting the spot where Rajeev had to alight. According to sources, the driver took Rajeev a few kilometers away from the shooting location.

The action-thriller is expected to hit the theatres on June 10th, 2011. The film also stars Kalki Koechlin, Neil Bhoopalam, Sheetal Menon ,Rajat Barmecha,Rajit Kapoor,Pavan Malhotra and Rajkumar Yadav.

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Kalki learns charcoal painting for Shaitan

Actress Kalki Koechlin.s character in .Shaitan. required her to do a lot of charcoal painting and, instead of just posing in the act, she actually took up lessons to learn the art.The actress, who recently tied the knot with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, spent three months trying her hand at making charcoal paintings, and managed to create an entire stack, says a source.In fact, some of her paintings have been used in the film as well..Shaitan., releasing June 10, has been co-produced by Kashyap and Tipping Point Films, the youth film arm of Viacom 18. The Bejoy Nambiar-directed movie is about a group of Mumbai youngsters and also features Rajeev Khandelwal, Rajat Barmecha, Nikhil Chinappa, Sheetal Menon, and Rajit Kapoor, among others.
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Hindi film industry wastes too much money: Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has co-produced small budget films like .Udaan. and the upcoming .Shaitan. among others, says Bollywood wastes too much money on luxuries while making a film..The industry wastes so much money. We waste more money than we make. So the industry needs to gear up,. the 38-year-old told Ians..When I produce films, we do it at a very tight cost and I think every filmmaker should know how to make a film at a very tight cost, specially the first-time filmmakers,. said the director-producer.Controlling the budget can lead to box office profits, he said..I have seen enough shoots and lots of money is wasted on lifestyle. People travel first class, stay at five star hotels. All you need at the end of the day is a good bed to sleep in. I practice that and don.t waste money on unnecessary things..We
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Rajat Barmecha shows dark side in .Shaitan.

His role as a teenage rebel in .Udaan. won him multiple awards and now Rajat Barmecha will be seen in a negative role in Anurag Kashyap.s production venture .Shaitan...I have done a cameo in Anurag.s next film .Shaitan.. The role is much different from my role in .Udaan.. In .Shaitan. I am playing a negative character. It.s of two-three minutes long, but I loved doing it,. Rajat told Ians.Directed by Beejoy Nambiar, .Shaitan. is about a group of Mumbai youngsters with actors Kalki Koechlin, Nikhil Chinappa, Sheetal Menon and Rajit Kapoor playing the lead roles.The unprecedented success of .Udaan., which was co-produced by Kashyap, has made Rajat extremely choosy about his next film as he doesn.t want to disappoint his fans..I am doing lots of commercials. There is couple of (film) offers, which I liked. Let.s see if they work out.
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Nari Hira to make adult content movies only for DVD release

Head honcho of Magna Films a division of Magna Publications, Nari Hira has plans to make adult content movies only for a DVD release. It can be recalled that Nari Hira was the pioneer of video films way back in the mid-80s. His first big screen production Bhram starring Dino Morea, Sheetal Menon and Milind Soman had released few months back.

Hira revealing his adult’s only film plans states, “We are planning to make video films on DVD which will be far bolder and provocative. We will have equipment in London and send people to New York Academy to train them. We plan to have fresh subjects and.
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