The upcoming Farhan Akhtar film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag which promises to be a true blood sporting feature has been in the headlines for a while now. The latest on the film is that the producers Viacomm 18 and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra have promised to donate Rs. 5 crores of the film's earnings to former Olympian Milkha Singh's charity, if the film manages to yield any profit at the box office.
Earlier, the makers of the film had announced that they would be donating a part of the film's profits which approximated to 20 percent to the charity. However, that has since been changed to a definite figure of Rs. 5 crore, with an understanding that if the film does fare better than expected, the contribution towards the charity will also go up.
Singh's charity basically works for the empowerment of women in rural areas.
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This development is sure to raise eyebrows and is sure to be talked-about by avid moviegoers within and outside the film industry. And, as always, Bollywood Hungama has it first!
The keenly awaited Aamir Khan starrer TALAASH, which was slated for release on 1 June, has been postponed. Yes, you read it right. Though the film is complete and the post-production would also conclude much before the due date, the producers, Ritesh Sidhwani, Aamir Khan and Farhan Akhtar, have decided to push the release of the film ahead.
What's the reason for rescheduling the release date? "Aamir is occupied with his television show, which is starting around the same time. The perfectionist and uncompromising person that he is, Aamir will be left with little time on hand to promote TALAASH. Since TALAASH is the actor's next big release after 3 IDIOTS, we mutually decided to push the release of the film forward. Besides, Aamir will have sufficient time on hand to promote the film," producer Ritesh Sidhwani confirmed to this writer.
So what's the new release date of the film? "It's 30 November. We are looking at releasing the film after Diwali," Ritesh divulges.
Latest Update: With 'Talaash' slated for 30 November, UTV & Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Akshay Kumar - Sonakshi Sinha starrer 'Rowdy Rathore' to release on 1 June.
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Watch Promo: Talaash