Gowariker impressed with protege’s ‘gritty’ debut (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, March 27: Director Ashutosh Gowariker, who was assisted by Saad Khan in 2010, has tagged his protégé’s debut film “Station” as “gritty” and “very high on energy”.

“I am proud that Saad, who was my assistant in direction on ‘Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey’, is now making his debut with ‘Station’! I found the film very exciting. It is gritty, stylishly shot and very high on energy! And the performances are extremely nuanced and natural. I surely want to visit the ‘Station’ again,” Gowariker said in a statement.

The crime thriller, which features Sameer Kevin Roy, Siddhanth K.S. and Kanika Batra, among others, is about three psychotic assassins sent to carry out a job at a waiting room on a deserted railway station.

It will release in cinemas across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mangalore, Pune, Ahmedabad and Ranchi Friday.


Anupam excited about ‘Singham 2′

Veteran actor Anupam Kher is thrilled about shooting for Rohit Shetty’s “Singham 2″.

“And the shoot for ‘Singham 2′ begins. Looking forward to it. Jai Ho,” Anupam tweeted Thursday.

The actioner is a sequel to “Singham”, which released in 2011.

The film also stars Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor.


Shreyas launches teaser poster of ‘Poshter Boyj’

Actor Shreyas Talpade unveiled the teaser poster of his Marathi film “Poshter Boyj” on the grand finale of Sony TV’s reality dance show “Boogie Woogie”.

Produced under Shreyas’ banner Affluence Movies Private Limited and co-produced by Hadi Ali Abrar, the film is directed by Sameer Patil and is slated to release on July 4.

Shreyas, along with judges of the show Jaaved Jaaferi, Naved Jafri, and Ravi Behl unveiled the quirky poster featuring Dilip Prabhavalkar, Hrishikesh Joshi and Aniket Vishwasrao.

“Having done many films together, Javed and I have been friends for a long time and when I told him about the teaser poster he instantaneously said that we need to unveil it on his show. The poster is a perfect balance of quirk and leaves the audience wondering what to expect from this family entertainer,” Shreyas said in a statement.

Javed, who has worked with Shreyas in films like “Paying Guests”, said Shreyas is a “great artist”.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Shreyas on multiple occasions. He is a great artist. The most important thing is whatever I have seen him do, he does it with heart and passion. I am more than sure that if Shreyas puts in all his heart and soul into a film, it will definitely do well,” he said.

The episode will be aired Sunday.