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Sizzling Samachar: Producers trim 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' by 8 minutes ahead of Eid showdown with 'Maidaan’; Prabhas voices animated prelude for 'Kalki 2898 AD' OTT debut

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 8th April 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Producers trim 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' by 8 minutes ahead of Eid showdown with 'Maidaan’; Prabhas voices animated prelude for 'Kalki 2898 AD' OTT debut

Sizzling Samachar of the Day

Last Updated: 09.35 PM, Apr 08, 2024


Welcome to your daily dose of entertainment news, I'm your host Nikhil. News from Hollywood up next.

Ayelet Zurer to return to ‘Daredevil: Born Again’ as Vanessa Marianna-Fisk amidst production changes

Ayelet Zurer is set to reprise her role as Vanessa Marianna-Fisk in the upcoming sequel series Daredevil: Born Again. Despite previous reports of recasting, Zurer has been spotted filming for the Disney+ reboot series, marking a pleasant surprise for fans. Initially, Sandrine Holt was cast as Vanessa in Born Again, replacing Zurer, but due to production delays, Zurer will now return to the role. Daredevil: Born Again has faced production turbulence, prompting Marvel Studios to make creative changes mid-production due to dissatisfaction with the series' direction. The transition from a limited series format to a more traditional episodic television structure reflects Marvel Studios' commitment to delivering content that resonates with audiences and honours the legacy of its characters. The series currently lacks a release date, but fans can anticipate seeing Zurer alongside Vincent D'Onofrio as the villainous Wilson Fisk.

Producers trim 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' by 8 minutes ahead of Eid showdown with 'Maidaan’

In a surprising turn of events, the producers of the upcoming Eid 2024 action thriller, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, have decided to trim the film by 8 minutes, opting for a crisper cut ahead of its showdown with Maidaan. The decision came after a special screening at Pooja Films Office, where the team felt there was room for improvement to ensure an ideal viewing experience for the audience during the festive season. Akshay Kumar, Vashnu Bhagnani, and Jackky Bhagnani are collaborating with director Ali Abbas Zafar to achieve this. The re-edit work is currently in progress, with the film expected to be re-censored on Monday. Despite these last-minute adjustments, bookings for paid previews on April 10 and the full-day release on April 11 remain unaffected.

Prabhas voices animated prelude for 'Kalki 2898 AD' OTT debut

An animated prelude is set to debut on OTT platforms, offering a glimpse into Nag Ashwin's futuristic world ahead of the release of the much-anticipated sci-fi film, 'Kalki 2898 AD'. Featuring a star-studded cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, and Disha Patani, the movie promises an epic journey through time and space. Prabhas has lent his voice to the entire animated segment, adding to the excitement of this unique endeavour. The decision to premiere the prelude digitally before the theatrical release marks a significant move, aiming to engage audiences globally. With stunning animation quality at par with international standards, directed by Nag Ashwin and produced by Vyjayanthi Movies, the film blends mythology with cutting-edge sci-fi elements, offering a multilingual treat for audiences worldwide.

Rajkummar Rao's biopic 'Srikanth' trailer is set to unveil on April 9th

The trailer for the upcoming biographical drama Srikanth - Aa Raha Hai Sabki Aankhein Kholne, starring Rajkummar Rao, will be revealed on April 9th. Based on the inspiring true story of visually impaired industrialist Srikanth Bolla, the film has garnered attention since the release of its first look. Fans eagerly await a deeper glimpse into Srikanth's world, anticipating the film's release on May 10th, 2024. Directed by Tushar Hiranandani and produced by Gulshan Kumar, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, and Nidhi Parmar Hiranandani under T-Series Films & Chalk N Cheese Films Production LLP, the movie promises to be a compelling portrayal of resilience and determination.

Poster reveals actor Allu Arjun in iconic avatar in the upcoming film, ‘Pushpa Two: The Rule’

South Indian superstar Allu Arjun has excited fans by revealing a fresh poster for his upcoming film Pushpa 2: The Rule and announcing that the teaser will debut on his birthday, April 8. The poster features Arjun in his signature style, seated confidently on a chair sporting iconic shades. Additionally, the actor shared a glimpse of the film's title and font from the dubbing studio on his Instagram story. Directed by Sukumar, Pushpa 2: The Rule stars Allu Arjun alongside Rashmika Mandanna and Fahadh Faasil. Produced by Mythri Movie Makers and Muttamsetty Media, the film is scheduled for release on August 15, 2024. The announcement has sparked anticipation among fans, evident from their enthusiastic comments on social media platforms.

Hans Zimmer to make his Bollywood debut alongside AR Rahman for the upcoming epic, Ramayana

Director Nitesh Tiwari's ambitious project, Ramayana, has officially kicked off its filming journey, boasting an impressive ensemble cast featuring Ranbir Kapoor as Ram, Sai Pallavi as Sita, Sunny Deol as Hanuman, and Yash as Ravana. Excitingly, reports indicate a groundbreaking development in the project's musical aspect. Tiwari and producer Namit Malhotra have reportedly secured the services of Oscar-winning maestros, AR Rahman and Hans Zimmer, for the film's music. This collaboration could not only mark Zimmer's debut in Bollywood but also promises to infuse a global perspective into the timeless Indian epic.

Well that's all we got for this episode, until the next time it's your host Nikhil signing out.

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  • Written by Apurva Dutta

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