Dulquer Salmaan's Hey Sinamika wrapped | Brinda master | Kajal Aggarwal | Aditi Rao Hydari
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 11:19 AM
Filmmaking has enchanted many around the world and in Tamil cinema as well as there have been many names in entertainment who stepped into direction after starting out in other streams in the industry. Likewise, there have been choreographers namely Prabhu Deva and Raghava Lawrence, who most notably who took up film direction at a certain point in their careers, and are now big names, with popular dance choreographer Brinda Gopal too all set to make her mark in filmmaking with her debut directorial Hey Sinamika, starring leading Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan alongside Kajal Aggarwal and Aditi Rao Hydari. That said, Hey Sinamika being produced by Jio Studios, which is also their debut production venture in Kollywood, wrapped up its shooting on Saturday (December 26).
Taking to their social media pages, Jio Studios informed fans writing, "And it’s a wrap! Happy to announce the shoot completion of our first Tamil film #HeySinamaka starring @dulQuer @aditiraohydari @MsKajalAggarwal . Directed by ace choreographer-turned-director @brindagopal , the romcom completed shoot on Dec 26. @globalonestudio @JioCinema". Being produced in association with Global One, Hey Sinamika went on floors earlier this year in March, but came to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic and resumed production after a 7-month-long break in November.
And it’s a wrap! Happy to announce the shoot completion of our first Tamil film #HeySinamaka starring @dulQuer @aditiraohydari @MsKajalAggarwal. Directed by ace choreographer-turned-director @brindagopal, the romcom completed shoot on Dec 26. @globalonestudio @JioCinema pic.twitter.com/vypn3JiNYa— Jio Studios (@jiostudios) December 28, 2020
— DQ_Prince_Of_Mollywood (@dq_mollywood) December 27, 2020
The title of Hey Sinamika is incidentally inspired from the song 'Aye Sinamika' from Mani Ratnam's 2015 smash hit film, Oh Kaadhal Kanmani, which as well had Dulquer Salmaan playing the lead hero. The upcoming rom com also includes 96 composer Govind Vasantha for the music, with Preetha Jayaraman handling the cinematography. With Hey Sinamika's shoot now over, choreographer-turned-director Brinda will be looking to complete the post-production works in quick time, with a release plan yet to be announced by Jio Studios.
All three stars of Hey Sinamika are busy names as each of them are currently attached to a number of projects starting with Dulquer Salmaan, who last seen in the superhit Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal, is set to treat fans next to the highly-anticipated period gangster film titled Kurup, which is said to be revolving around Kerala’s most wanted criminal Sukumara Kurup. Likewise, Kajal Aggarwal is currently a part of the biggie, Indian 2, starring Kamal Haasan being directed by Shankar under the Lyca Productions banner. The actress also awaits the release of her Paris Paris, which is an official remake of the Kangana Ranaut-starrer Queen. Kajal will also be seen in Acharya opposite 'Megastar' Chiranjeevi and Mosagallu with Vishnu Manchu in Telugu, including the long-awaited Hindi action crime venture, Mumbai Saga, alongside John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi, Suniel Shetty and others. On the other hand, Aditi Rao Hydari will be seen in Parineeti Chopra's The Girl on the Train in Hindi and Maha Samudram in Telugu, which also includes Sharwanand and Siddharth as the leads.
OFFICIAL: Kajal Aggarwal to tie knot with businessman Gautam Kitchlu on October 30
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 11:22 AM
It's official - Kajal Aggarwal has announced that she is all set to enter wedlock with entrepreneur Gautam Kitchlu, who runs the e-commerce venture Discern Living. The popular South Indian actress revealed the news to fans and followers on her social media pages on Tuesday morning saying the wedding will be taking place in Mumbai on October 30, 2020 in the presence of their immediate families. She went on to express her gratitude towards fans for their support and blessings on the new journey she is set to embark in her life. In the meantime, Gautam Kithclu's unverified Instagram profile, which is being followed by Kajal Aggarwal, describes him as an "Internet Entrepreneur. Interiors, Tech, Design enthusiast". He had completed his schooling from Cathedral & John Connon School and is an alumni of Tufts University where he finished his higher studies.
Kajal Aggarwal's statement is as follows: "I said YES. It gives me immense joy to share that I am getting married to Gautam Kitchlu, on October 30, 2020 in Mumbai, in a small, private ceremony surrounded by our immediate families. This pandemic has certainly shed a sobering light on our joy, but we are thrilled to start our lives together and know that all of you will be cheering us on in spirit. I thank you for all the love you have showered upon me over the years and we seek your blessings as we embark upon this incredible new journey. I will still continue doing what I cherish the most – entertaining my audience – now, with a whole new purpose and meaning. Thank you for your unending support."
On the professional front, Kajal Aggarwal is currently attached to the highly-anticipated biggie, Indian 2, starring Kamal Haasan under Shankar's direction. She is also a part of Hey Sinamika in Tamil opposite Dulquer Salmaan and Aditi Rao Hydari, while she also awaits the release of Paris Paris, which is an official remake of the Kangana Ranaut-starrer Queen. Apart from this Kajal will also be seen in Telugu films, Acharya opposite 'Megastar' Chiranjeevi, Mosagallu with Vishnu Manchu and the long-awaited Hindi action crime venture, Mumbai Saga, alongside John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi, Suniel Shetty and others.
Did Kajal Aggarwal get engaged to a businessman? Truth Revealed!
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 01:39 PM
Recently, there were wide speculations that actress Kajal Aggarwal secretly got engaged to a businessman called Gautam. It was said that the engagement happened as a low key affair and it was attended by popular Telugu actor Bellamkonda Sai Srinivas. The news created a huge buzz on the internet and among the fans. In one of her earlier interviews, Kajal Aggarwal had said that she is planning to settle down in 2020 and this statement added up to the speculations of the engagement. However, no pictures from the engagement event surfaced on the internet.
Having said that, Kajal Aggarwal’s side has now denied the news stating that it is a false rumour. We hope this clarification will put a full stop to all the speculations.
On the work front, Kajal Aggarwal is quite busy with various exciting projects. The biggest among those happens to be Kamal Haasan's Indian 2, directed by Shankar. Kajal Aggarwal's character is said to have a significant importance in the film and it is touted to showcase her in a different dimension. Apart from Kamal Haasan and Kajal Aggarwal, the film also stars Siddharth, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Rakul Preet Singh, Vivekh, Bobby Simha, Nedumudi Venu in important roles. Bankrolled by Lyca Productions, Indian 2 has music scored by Anirudh Ravichander and cinematography by Rathnavelu. The shooting of the film is expected to resume after the pandemic when everyone is declared safe.
She is also playing one of the female leads in Hey Sinamika, an upcoming Tamil romantic drama, that features Dulquer Salmaan and Aditi Rao Hydari as the other leads. Hey Sinamika marks the directorial debut of popular dance master Brindha and it has music scored by Govind Vasantha. Hey Sinamika was officially launched just a few days before the lockdown.
Kajal Aggarwal has completed the shooting of her debut digital venture, a Tamil web series titled Live Telecast that is directed by Venkat Prabhu. This Hotstar web series is a 7-episode horror thriller that is expected to release very soon. Kajal is also awaiting the release of her long delayed Paris Paris (directed by Ramesh Aravind) which is the Tamil remake of Kangana Ranaut's Queen.
In Telugu, Kajal Aggarwal is part of films like Mosagallu (co-starring Vishnu Manchu and Suniel Shetty) and Chiranjeevi's mega biggie, Acharya, directed by Koratala Siva. Happening days ahead for the talented actress!
Indian 2 song sequence shot at Bolivia with Kajal Aggarwal | First update after crane accident
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 05:00 PM
The shooting of Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2, directed by Shankar, was stopped midway after the tragic crane accident that killed three people at the sets. Sri Krishna (Assistant Director), Madhusudhan (Production Assistant), and Chandran (Art Assistant) were the three talents who lost their lives in this tragic accident. The team, who were in a deep state of shock after this incident, has slowly started to come back to normalcy. According to the updates we hear from our close sources, amidst all the drama surrounding the accident, the Indian 2 team went abroad for shooting a portion of a song.
The team has finished the shooting and returned from Bolivia. Kajal Aggarwal is said to have participated in this small schedule. Apparently, Kamal Haasan wasn’t a part of this shoot. In addition, we hear that the shooting in Chennai will resume once the legal formalities regarding the crane accident are sorted out completely.
This political drama features an ensemble star cast that includes Kamal Haasan, Kajal Aggarwal, Siddharth, Priya Bhavanishankar, Rakul Preet Singh, Vivekh, Bobby Simha, Nedumudi Venu, and others. The film, which is tentatively scheduled to release in April 2021, has music scored by Anirudh Ravichander, cinematography by Rathnavelu, and editing by Sreekar Prasad.
Dulquer Salmaan and Kajal Aggarwal to pair for Brinda's debut directorial
By Galatta | 01:12 PM
It was earlier rumoured that dance choreographer would be making her directorial debut with a Malayalam film featuring Dulquer Salmaan in the lead role. There has been no confirmation from either Dulquer Salmaan or Brinda’s side regarding this news. Now, there is another strong buzz doing rounds that Kajal Aggarwal would be playing the female lead in this project which is expected to be a romantic comedy. This flick might be bankrolled by Reliance Entertainment is what the buzz has to say to us. An official confirmation is awaited in this regard.
Brinda has worked with Dulquer in a few films like Oru Yamandan Premakatha. Dulquer Salman is currently busy shooting for films like Kurup and Varane Avashyamund. It is said that Dulquer is likely to begin Brinda’s film in the month of March once he completes his ongoing projects. Likewise, Kajal Aggarwal has big-budget scripts in her kitty like Indian 2 and a Hindi film Mumbai Saga. Kajal will start shooting for Indian 2 in the month of February and she can join Dulquer’s project once she wraps Indian 2.
Gorgeous Kajal Aggarwal sizzles in her vacation pics! Check them out...
By MKV | Galatta | 01:03 PM
The lovely Kajal Aggarwal was last seen on the big screens in the blockbuster hit Comali and has already had a rollicking 2019 with three releases. All her movies this year have had very good success at the Box Office and she also has a number of other projects she is working on currently. Meanwhile, with the holiday season here, Kajal has taken off on a well deserved holiday, herself! She is now on vacation at the Maldives islands with her family and her sizzling photos from this vacation are making the mercury rise, even in this winter! Kajal Aggarwal seems to be enjoying the mild sun with a bikini and by the pool! She has uploaded pics of her in a Bikini, lounging by the pool and also enjoying herself on a pink Flamingo float! Her earlier photos show her having a gala time with her sister Nisha and nephew Ishaan. The sisters also celebrated their mother's birthday at the private resort in Maldives. Kajal also uploaded a pic of herself on a speedboat, on a trip into the Ocean. She seemed to be extremely overjoyed at spotting schools of dolphins frolicking in the water, near her boat itself.
It looks like Kajal will be ringing in the New Year with her family, during this vacation itself. On her return, she is expected to resume shooting for her biggie Indian 2, with Kamal Haasan in the lead and director Shankar at the helm. Recently, Kajal was in the headlines after she became the first South heroine to have her wax figure placed at the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, in Singapore! The unveiling of this wax figurine will happen in Singapore, on February 5th, 2020 and she will also be taking part in the Ultimate Film Star Experience (UFSE) at Madame Tussauds, at the same time.
Check out the sizzling pics from Kajal's vacation here:
Censored scenes from Comali | Jayam Ravi | Kajal Aggarwal | Yogi Babu
By Galatta | 05:05 PM
Jayam Ravi's comedy-drama film Comali released on August 15th and the film has gained positive words from the fans. Following the reception for the film, shows for the film got increased in the following weeks all around the state. It’s almost 30 days since the film’s release but the buzz for the film still continues. With the movie going on the right track, the makers have released a new comedy sneak peek from the film. It is not just another sneak peek; they have clubbed all the scenes that were censored in one video. Do check this video out:
Sanjay Gupta fumes over fake news of Kajal Aggarwal being replaced in Mumbai Saga
By Aninditha | Galatta | 07:17 PM
Fake news is something almost every actor has to face these days. The recent victim of this fake news is none other than Kajal Aggarwal. Many reports were stating that the actress has been replaced by another leading actress in the movie Mumbai Saga, which is being directed by Sanjay Gupta. These reports had been doing the rounds for quite a while now and it caught the attention of the director. Sanjay took to Twitter and fumed over these reports and called them ‘pathetic fiction’.
"WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE GUYS? This is pathetic fiction. We just finished our first schedule with Kajal Aggarwal who has been nothing short of brilliant in her performance. So please refrain from your desperation for fake stories," the director wrote on Twitter. This surely got many talking and hopefully it will rest all the baseless rumours.
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE GUYS???— Sanjay Gupta (@_SanjayGupta) September 10, 2019
This is pathetic fiction.
We just finished our first schedule with Kajal Aggarwal who has been nothing short of brilliant in her performance.
So please refrain from your desperation for fake stories. pic.twitter.com/YjxPsVQD2R
Mumbai Saga is a period film set in the 1980’s. The film has John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi, Jackie Shroff and Suniel Shetty on-board for pivotal roles. It is touted to be the director’s most ambitious project and is aiming for a June 2020 release. Meanwhile, Kajal also has the film Paris Paris, which is the remake of Hindi film Queen.
Comali Paisa Note song making video | Jayam Ravi | Kajal Aggarwal
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 02:39 PM
Jayam Ravi’s latest film, Comali, released as an Independence Day treat for fans, has turned out to be yet another success for the star, who has been delivering hits on a consistent basis. The comedy entertainer has struck a chord with everyone with its numerous 90s kids references and is still continuing to draw in audiences in theatres. Produced by Dr. Ishari K. Ganesh’s Vels Films International Films banner and Pradeep Ranganathan making his directorial debut, one of the film’s major highlights was the music of Hiphop Tamizha. With the Comali album turning out to be a hit, the ‘Paisa Note’ track penned by Hiphop Tamizha, Pradeep Ranganathan, Mobin and Gana Kavi has been receiving a tremendous response with the makers now releasing the making video of the song.
Featured on Jayam Ravi and Kajal Aggarwal, we can see both stars shake their legs on the sets while also rehearse for the ‘Paisa Note’ song with the final visuals in the film receiving a stellar response. Apart from Jayam Ravi and Kajal Aggarwal as the lead pair, Comali also includes Kannada actress Samyuktha Hegde in an important role alongside Yogi Babu, Shah Ra, Kavita Radheshyam in supporting roles and KS Ravikumar as the antagonist.
Check out the ‘Paisa Note’ song making video from Comali below:
Comali Paisa Note video song | Jayam Ravi | Kajal Aggarwal
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 05:50 PM
One of the most interesting films that has come out this year is the Jayam Ravi starrer, Comali, which hit screens last week with the response being largely positive from fans. Produced by Dr. Ishari K. Ganesh’s Vels Films International Films banner under and Pradeep Ranganathan making his directorial debut, the comedy entertainer has struck a chord with audiences of all ages, especially with its 90s references. Released in theatres on August 15, one of the film’s major highlights was the music by Hiphop Tamizha, which has turned out to be a huge hit. Among the songs in the Comali album, the song ‘Paisa Note’ penned by Hiphop Tamizha, Pradeep Ranganathan, Mobin and Gana Kavi turned out to be the pick of the album with the makers now releasing the video song featured on Jayam Ravi and Kajal Aggarwal.
Apart from Jayam Ravi and Kajal Aggarwal as the lead pair in Comali, Kannada actress Samyuktha Hegde plays an important role along with Yogi Babu and Shah Ra for the comedic relief, popular Kannada and Bollywood actress Kavita Radheshyam in a vital role and KS Ravikumar as the antagonist.
Check out the ‘Paisa Note’ video song from Comali below: