Imran Khan: Rishi uncle’s songs have spunk

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor’s songs and films are still loved by people of all age groups and that’s because of their “spunk”, says Imran Khan, the title of whose next film Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu is inspired by one of the veteran star’s hit song.”There is certain zing in the phrase Ek Main Aur Ek Tu, which connects it instantly to the youth. Rishi uncle’s songs are very lively and there is certain spunk in them. Continue reading

Imran, Sanjay’s Rs 3cr passion

The young actor books himself the latest Ferrari, joins the Bollywood’s band of boys who own hot wheels, toplined by Dutt

Sanjay Dutt owns one. As does music mogul Bhushan Kumar. And now, Imran Khan, with six released films and four hits to his credit, has booked the latest model of Ferrari. Mumbai Mirror has discovered that the particular model of the Italian sports car that he has booked would be available only next year and would cost him over Rs 3 crore.

When we got in touch with the actor, his publicist confirmed the news, but refused to divulge further details. Continue reading

Superstar Bollywood Actor Imran Khan visits Chak 89

The exclusive restaurant Chak89 was recently surprised to receive a visit from the famous and every woman’s dream actor, Imran Khan. The nephew of actor Aamir Khan became famous for his debut role in the blockbuster film ‘Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na’ in 2008. He won the ‘Filmfare Award’ for best male and later appeared in commercially successful films like ‘Hate Luv Storys’ and ‘Delhi Belly’.

Accompanied by Director Kunal Kohli and Frank Khalid, MD of Chak 89, he enjoyed a couple of quiet drinks before mingling and having his picture taken with the very excited diners. Continue reading

Girls are not allowed: Imran Khan

Actor Imran Khan, apart from promoting his upcoming release Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, is busy chalking out plans to bring in the New Year. If everything works out according to plan, towards the last leg of the year, the 29-year-old will be off to Las Vegas with his guy friends for a relaxing trip. And it’s not the first time he’s doing it.

Even before he became an actor, he always made time for his buddies, taking off on backpacking trips, usually towards the end of the year. This year, he’s chosen Las Vegas in the USA for his annual holiday because he toured the place in 2010 while shooting for his rom-com with Kareena Kapoor.
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Imran, Kareena are butt slapping buddies!

Love birds have something really crazy to look forward to this Valetine’s Day. Wondering what? Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor starrer `Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu` is set for a Valentine’s Day release. And you know what? They play butt slapping buddies in the film!

When a daily visited the first look launch of the film, they were surprised to see the lead actors rating each others butt. Of course, that was a part of the promotion strategy.

Bollywood’s number one actress, Bebo was generous enough to rate 8 out of 10 for Imran’s bum while junior Khan proved to be a miser. All he gave Kareena was a flop 4! Continue reading

Inspiration behind Imran Khan’s Ek Main… character

Actor Imran Khan, riding high on the success of two consecutive films this year, Delhi Belly and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (MBKD), unveiled the theatrical promo of his next, Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (EMAET) on Wednesday. This film releases next February.

But why has the title changed from Short Term Shaadi? “That wasn’t even our working title. So, there was no way we could have changed it. Halfway through the movie, I read in the papers that the film’s working title was Short Term Shaadi. That was odd because everyone on the sets knew it wasn’t the case,” Imran says.
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bollywood Imran Khan shoots videos for Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu

He has been loved in front of the camera. And now, Imran Khan is moving behind the lens to try his hands at something new. In his last hit, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Imran had placed himself in the audience and shot co-star Katrina Kaif performing Dhunki on stage. A major portion of that footage was

retained in the film.

For his upcoming, Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (EKAET), Imran has shot video blogs where he is talking about the film, introducing characters and showcasing fun bits from the sets for net-surfers.
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Vishal Bhardwaj’s next with Imran and Anushka

Vishal Bhardwaj (Omkara, Kaminey, Saat Khoon Maaf) is all set to make his next film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola. Apparently, the director had been toying with the idea to make this film for the last eight years and now finally it is going to the floor. Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is pitched as a romantic comedy and is written, produced and directed by him.

Omkara star Ajay Devgan was originally set to do the film but he backed out so there was speculation that Kaminey’s Shahid Kapoor would step in. However, after watching Imran Khan in Delhi Belly, Vishal has finally signed the young Khan for the role of a rustic and rugged character. Imran loves the script and says, “It`s an honour to be approached by a filmmaker like Vishal Bharadwaj.” Continue reading

Imran Khan to gain weight for ‘Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola’

Imran Khan recently replaced Ajay Devgn in Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola’. However, the actor has now been told to gain weight and undergo an image makeover for the film.

Though the actor has to undergo this massive change, Imran being the experimental actor that he is, has decided to adopt a novel technique, that of joining an akhaada. The akhaada is basically a free style old world gym where people built their bodies working in mud without using machines.

For this training process, Imran has found an old akhaada in Juhu and has started working out there with pehalwaans. Continue reading