Posts Tagged ‘Peepli Live’

Salman Khan ‘Warns’ media people

Earlier, people weren’t quite aware about the existence of an ‘Aamir Khan Camp’. However, it’s all there for the public now.

Earlier this week, Aamir Khan hosted a private screening of the forthcoming Peepli Live for his B-town friends. There were people like Rani Mukerji, Deepika Padukone, Rajkumar Hirani, Sachin and Anjali Tendulkar, Kangna Ranaut, Anil Kapoor, and Atul Kulkarni among many others. However, there was one special entity that became the ‘newsmaker’ of the evening so to speak!

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Posted by Editor on 13 August, 2010

Peepli Live Garners high expectations albeit slow start

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan’s awesome production Peepli Live has created a huge amount of unparalleled buzz in spite of being a non-commercial movie. It has started to get a diverse start in the ticket sales in terms of advance bookings both in metros and small centers.

The senior manager of Programming and Operations, Spice Cinemas Mr. Amit Awasthi said that they are expecting a big weekend sale thanks to the name of Aamir Khan.

A source from PVR cinemas said that the advance sales were just okay and nowhere near a movie in which Aamir Khan would star himself. There have been demands for several bulk bookings from many corporate offices; however on small-scale base it is yet to gain momentum.

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Posted by Editor on 13 August, 2010

Aamir Khan holds Bachchans-Only screening of Peepli Live

While Aamir Khan had a general screening of Peepli Live for his other colleagues and friends early this week, for Big B and his parivar Aamir had an exclusive screening of Peepli Live on Thursday evening at Pixion.

Both Aamir and his wife Kiran were there to receive the Bachchans and watch the film with the mega-star.

After the show, Big B’s response to the film was, “Superb!”

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Posted by Editor on 13 August, 2010

Peepli’s Natha Wants To Meet Big B

It has been reported that the young director of Peepli Live, Anusha Rizvi is quite nervous. This is her directorial debut and the movie is a dark comedy on the increasing breach between rural and urban lives.

Her anxiety is coordinated by that of Omkar Das Manikpuri from Brindanagar village in Chhattisgarh. He is none other than the lead actor of the movie, who wants the movie to do well at the box-office so that he can go ahead and shake hands with his idol, Amitabh Bachchan, the Bollywood legend.

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Manikpuri plays the role of Natha in Peepli Live. The movie is slated for release on this 13th August. Manikpuri hopes that the Big B would come at the premier of the movie.

He says that it is his long-cherished dream to shake hands with Big B. He also said that Aamir Khan had arranged his meeting with the Love Aaj Kal heroine, Deepika Padukone and she was nice to him.

–Sampurn Wire

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Posted by Editor on 11 August, 2010

Postcards for Aamir from 500 ‘Peepli’ Villages

Aamir Khan has got several `thank you` letters from over 500 villages that are named ‘Peepli’ for making their name famous, in his forthcoming production called Peepli Live.

No doubt, he was taken aback after he started getting all these letters from a number of villages named the same as his movie. Aamir was certainly not aware of the fact that there were so many villages by the same name.

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Posted by Editor on 11 August, 2010

Peepli Live becomes best first feature film in Durban film festival

Movies of Aamir Khan and ‘awards’ have become synonymous even though the Bollywood’s perfectionist is always missing from the awards functions. Maintaining this tradition, the yet to release movie Peepli Live, the home production of Aamir Khan, has bagged its first award in the recently concluded 31st ‘Durban International Film Festival’. The movie has been named as the ‘Best First Feature Film’.

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Posted by Editor on 3 August, 2010

With Peepli Live, T-Series, and Aamir Khan Renew their Longstanding Equation

Be it the melodious Taare Zameen Par or the upbeat Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na, T-Series and Aamir Khan Productions have always churned out chart busters.

No exception was made this time around with Peepli [Live] as the music company and star went all out to promote the music album of the film which was launched earlier in the month with a live performance by the artists involved.

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Posted by Editor on 23 July, 2010

Aamir Says ‘No’ to Political Parties for Rights of Peepli Live Music

Bollywood perfectionist knows how to handle the political issues in his film and also knows how to handle the political parties in real life too. Several political parties approached him recently for acquiring the rights of the song ‘Mahangai Dayan’ from his upcoming movie Peepli Live.

Aamir Khan has made up his mind not to allow any political parties to use the song for their benefit. Peepli Live takes a dig at the government over the inflation issue.

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Posted by Editor on 14 July, 2010

10 Crore Offered for Aamir Khan’s Peepli Live?

Aamir Khan seems to now be the most guaranteed good returns brand in India. Having super bumper hits like Ghajini and 3 idiots under his belt, his produced movies too, carry a stamp of quality. So it is no wonder that a TV channel has offered his soon to release film Peepli Live a whopping Rs.10 for the satellite rights. Now the amount in itself is much higher than the actual cost of the film including its expected spending on promotion and release.

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Posted by Editor on 30 June, 2010