I wouldn't have done anything different in my career: Sonakshi Sinha

(IANS) Sonakshi Sinha walked into Bollywood in 2010 with “Dabangg”. The actress says there is nothing that she would like to change about her journey in showbiz, and adds that she has learnt a lot with each film. “I have learnt so much over the years through experience… I wouldn’t have done anything differently because every experience, every film, every person that I have worked with has taught me something or the other,” Sonakshi told IANS. The daughter of Bollywood actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha forayed into the Hindi film industry with Salman Khan-starrer “Dabangg” in 2010. She proved her acting prowess in films like “Rowdy Rathore” and “Lootera”. Sonakshi added: “I am really thankful because it has been a very good journey…I am really grateful for the journey that I have had till now and hope to keep working hard enough to continue it.” After rolling out an action film like “Akira”, the actress will soon be seen in another action avatar in “Force 2”, which also stars John Abharam.

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Kim Kardashian offered millions to talk about Paris robbery

(IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly been offered millions by a TV broadcaster to talk about her Paris heist, when she was robbed by masked men at gunpoint. NBC, the owner of E! that airs Kim’s family’s reality TV show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”, is reportedly one of those expecting Kim to detail the robbery in an interview, reports aceshowbiz.com. According to The Sun newspaper, the network has offered her millions of dollars and will let her choose whom she wants to do the interview with. “NBC want to give her a special with a journalist of her choice to conduct the interview, but they’re panicking because nothing is stopping her from taking a better offer from someone like ABC,” an insider told the publication. Kim lost millions of dollars worth of jewellery in the heist that happened four weeks ago. No arrests have been made with regard to the incident. After spending weeks staying inside her home, Kim has slowly returned to her normal self. She has made several public outings and has started filming “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” again.

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Kunal Kapoor as Kalaripayattu warrior in Jayaraj's trilingual Veeram

Kunal Kapoor surprised everyone with his makeover for the movie Veeram. The dude who has largely played an urban city boy in his career, wanted to make a difference in his career with the Malyalam movie Veeram, which is directed by national award winning director Jayaraj Nair. 

Kunal plays a Kalaripayattu warrior in Jayaraj’s trilingual period drama, which is set in 13th century Kerala. He reveals that it would take him nearly four hours to get ready for the shoot.
He also trained for five months before the shoot, putting on twelve-and-a-half kgs of muscles to look like a warrior who is intimidating but not too bulked up for the character. Since Kalaripayattu is not a simple art form, Kunal had to dedicate several hours of training to get the moves right. 
Veeram is an adaptation of Shakespear’s classic Macbeth, and this will be Kunal’s first regional movie.

The poster gives a glimpse of the Rang De Basanti actor in the avatar of a warrior. The story is set in the North Malabar area of Kerala. The film has been co-produced by Chandramohan Pillai and Pradeep Rajan of Chandrakala Arts. Veeram is being made in Malayalam, Hindi and English.

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