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Ankita Dubey had no apprehensions in doing Wedding Night: I felt the need to start discussion…the idea is to help in educating the society for better

Ankita clarifies having no apprehensions with the subject. “I was not fearful of such a concept, rather felt the need to start discussion around the same so that we can reach a solution in future. It’s all about education, and the idea is to help in educating the society for the better,” she says.

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Ankita Dubey had no apprehensions in doing Wedding Night: I felt the need to start discussion…the idea is to help in educating the society for better

Ankita Dubey was seen in Shivankar Arora and Shipra Arora’s short film Wedding Night. She plays the role of Masoom in it. The film will be streamed on Content Ka Keeda. The actor talks about her background and the experience of making this film.

Born and raised in a Brahmin family in Lucknow, Ankita always dreamt of becoming an actor. While doing her bachelor’s degree in commerce, she started doing theatre at Sangeet Natak Academy. “The experience made me happy and gave me a lot of confidence. While doing this, I got an offer from a reality show on Mahuaa TV. I participated in it and also won the show. I have also worked in the movie, Mehrunisa which won the best film award in Germany at the Indian film festival at Stuttgart. Then I got an opportunity to work in the movie Tanu weds Manu,” she shares.

This was just the beginning. After the film, Ankita did a number of plays, worked in Doordarshan. “After my graduation I came to Mumbai and worked in some more TV shows, Films, Ads and also some plays in Prithvi theatre,” she says, adding that along the way ca,e the offer for Wedding Night.

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“It was fun to work on this short film. I love the whole team of Content Ka Keeda. Manmohan [Tiwari; actor] ji is my friend and a brilliant actor. He knows how to lift the mood of his co-stars and supports them to do well. He always had suggestions as to how we can improve and what more we could do. He is a very kind soul and so I couldn’t really miss this opportunity. It doesn’t feel like we were shooting, things happened with so much ease. I also liked the topic and felt such issues needed to be highlighted. I really want to thank Shipra for highlighting such a topic through this story,” she adds.

Ankita clarifies having no apprehensions with the subject. “I was not fearful of such a concept, rather felt the need to start discussion around the same so that we can reach a solution in future. It’s all about education, and the idea is to help in educating the society for the better,” she says.

Short films are in these days. Every actor is doing short films. “People don’t have time and are really busy with their own work nowadays. It’s a very nice thing when you can share a message within a short span of time and in a very simple but impactful way. Like, the ads convey the same message in 30 seconds and the same thing can be conveyed in a three-hour film. It really enhances the creativity of the artists and people involved in it. Everybody doesn’t have the resources to mark a 2–3-hour movie. So, in a short film it’s feasible for everyone, including the audience,” she explains.

Ankita also praises the Arora brother-sister duo. “I really like the way Shivankar and Shipra work. I am proud of them as friends too. You need courage to work on such topics and they have that. They are extremely professional and talented,” she says.
So what kind of work are you looking for now? “I’m looking for work that will challenge as well as help me expand my skills — be it films, short films, ads, plays, photoshoots, TV shows or web series. I don’t want to get stereotyped, rather I want to do new things and push my limits. I did comedy with Content Ka Keeda and now something serious. I enjoy versatility and the way they treat different subjects,” she ends.

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Jai Mehta Slam Bigg Boss For Roping-In Sajid Khan

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s son Jai Mehta, an aspiring filmmaker took to his social media profile and without taking any names, slammed Salman Khan, Bigg Boss makers and Sajid Khan.

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Filmmaker Sajid Khan is making his debut in Bigg Boss Season 16, as a contestant, the film director’s name had sprung up during the ‘Me Too’ controversy four years ago after he was accused of molestation by multiple women.

Though the move of roping-in Sajid Khan for the reality show has fetched a lot of headlines, but there is whole section of fraternity who isn’t buying the immoral move of putting a serial perpetrator on national television.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s son Jai Mehta, an aspiring filmmaker took to his social media profile and without taking any names, slammed Salman Khan, Bigg Boss makers and Sajid Khan.

He tweeted, “A serial perpetrator is being rebranded an ally. Does it get any worse? We live in a society that immortalizes a sexual predator. As a member of the film and tv fraternity, I am shocked that the studio and producers thought this move would be okay. Appalled. #MeToo”

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“This is setting an extremely bad precedent. 9 people came out against him! Are you saying they’re all wrong? I wonder why so many are silent today. Does you friendship eclipse your morals? Is this the world you want to build for our future generations? For your children?”

“To all the people that have been triggered by this, you are not alone, you are not a victim to sharing your story. You are a survivor for setting the world on fire with your truth. Many others need you right now. Stay strong. The Wrong shall fail, The Right prevail” read the full thread.

Known for movies like ‘Heyy Babyy’, ‘Housefull’, ‘Humshakal’ etc., Sajid Khan didn’t come up with any new projects for quite a few years following the ‘Me Too’ controversy. While chatting with Salman on stage, Sajid said that his purpose of coming on the show was to reconnect with the audience.

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Sunny Deol And Karan Deol Prepping For Apne 2

Apne 2 is a sequel to the 2007 sports drama ‘Apne’ helmed by Anil Sharma. It is the first film to feature Dharmendra and his real-life sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol together. Previously Sunny and Bobby had worked together in Dillagi.

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Right after the success of Chup, actor Sunny Deol along with his son Karan Deol is going through the script of Apne 2, the father-son duo has gone through the final reading of the script.

Sharing an update on his social media, actor Sunny Deol dropped a series of pictures with son Karan Deol, he captioned it, “Final Reading for #Apne2 with @imkarandeol and @neerrajpathak1”

Apne 2 is a sequel to the 2007 sports drama ‘Apne’ helmed by Anil Sharma. It is the first film to feature Dharmendra and his real-life sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol together. Previously Sunny and Bobby had worked together in Dillagi.

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Apne 2 was announced in 2020, with Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and Karan Deol in the lead roles. But the film got delayed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, now the team is back on the track and will commence the shoot.

Apart from sequel of Apne 2, actor Sunny Deol is also shooting for a sequel to 2001 film ‘Gadar’ and ‘Soorya.

Gadar 2 is directed by Anil Sharma, the film also stars Ameesha Patel and Utkarsh Sharma, along with Simrat Kaur, Manish Wadhwa, Sajjad Delafrooz, Gaurav Chopra and Dolly Bindra.

Sunny Deol will be seen playing the lead in Soorya, which is the remake of the acclaimed Malayalam crime thriller ‘Joseph’. The actor has been shooting for the film in Rajasthan.

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Kajol Starrer Salaam Venky Gets A Release Date

The film is cantered around a true story of a woman and the challenges she faces in life. The film is produced by Blive Productions and RTake Studios.

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Actress Kajol starrer Salaam Venky, helmed by veteran actress turned director Revathy, finally gets a release date. The film is slated for 9th December 2022 release.

Sharing the release date of the film, Kajol captioned her post, “And we have a date, Salaam Venky will release at a theatre near you on 09.12.2022 @revathyasha @suurajsinngh @shra_agrawal @varsha.kukreja.in @bliveprod @rtakestudios @r_varman_ @mithoon11”

The film is cantered around a true story of a woman and the challenges she faces in life. The film is produced by Blive Productions and RTake Studios.

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Director Revathy also shared the same, she captioned her post, “Ek badi zindagi ke bade celebration ke liye taiyyar ho jaaiye. #SALAAMVENKY arriving on 9th December, 2022 in theatres near you. @kajol @revathyasha @suurajsinngh @shra_agrawal @varsha.kukreja.in @bliveprod @rtakestudios @r_varman_ @mithoon11”

The film also stars Vishal Jethwa, Aahana Kumra, Rahul Bose, Rajeev Khandelwal, Anant Mahadevan and Aamir Khan in a special cameo appearance. The film is scheduled for a theatrical release on 9 December 2022.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Kajol will feature next in The Good Wife, an adaptation of the American legal and political drama television series with the same name.

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