Ajay Devgn suggested ‘Mirza Juuliet’ film title (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn had suggested the title “Mirza Juuliet” for a film which tells a unique love story, says the director.

“Mirza Juuliet” is produced by Green Apple Media and Falansha Media Pvt Ltd. Featuring Darshan Kumar and Pia Bajpai in lead roles, it is helmed by Rajesh Ram Singh, who is currently directing TV show “Ghulaam”.

Singh said: “It’s true the film title was suggested by Ajay Devgn. The film’s title ‘Mirza Juuliet’ was registered with N.R. Pachisia and we took it from him. The film is a romantic action thriller based in Uttar Pradesh.

“The film is shot in Mirzapur, Banaras and Dharamsala. The hero’s character name is Mirza played by Darshan and Pia is playing Julie.”


Promoting ‘Viceroy’s House’ in London was great: Huma

Actress Huma Qureshi says promoting “Viceroy’s House”, a Gurinder Chadha directorial, in London was a wonderful experience.

“I was excited because my film ‘Viceroy’s House’ released in Britain and I was the first Indian who was invited in London Facebook headquarter. I got a warm welcome and they were very sweet to me. I had a lot of fun there. We did a Facebook live chat.

“Promoting the film in London was a good experience,” Huma said on the sidelines of an event in Mumbai.

Written by Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini and Chadha, “Viceroy’s House” — a historical drama — also stars Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi and Michael Gambon.


Amy Jackson launches own app

Actress Amy Jackson, who is currently filming for “2.0”, has launched her own official app.

Amy announced the news on her Twitter account and shared that she will be going live on the app from the sets of her film “2.0”.

“My official app is here. Come and be a part of my world with me. Going live from the set of ‘2.0’ on my app tonight,” she posted on Saturday.

“2.0” is a science fiction film written and directed by S. Shankar, which also features superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar.


Anupam Kher garners 8.5 million followers on Twitter

Veteran actor Anupam Kher garnered 8.5 million followers of his Twitter account on Saturday.

“8.5 million friends and followers. Thank you for your love, warmth, criticism, interaction and advise. You people are the best. Jai Ho,” the 61-year-old tweeted.

The Padma Bhushan recipient has worked for the Hindi film fraternity for more than three decades with films like “Saaransh”, “Tezaab”, “Kya Kehna” and “Silver Linings Playbook” to his credit.