Subhash Ghai turns 72, B-Town hopes he keeps entertaining (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) As Bollywood’s ‘showman’ Subhash Ghai turned 72 on Tuesday, celebrities like Anupam Kher and Shabana Azmi wished him a “lovely” year and expressed the hope that he continues making movies.
Ghai, who has helmed films like “Khalnayak”, “Taal”, “Ram Lakhan” and “Saudagar”, has been in the industry for over four decades.
While Anupam thanked Ghai for his “guidance”, Vivek Agnihotri wished the “Taal” helmer saying he has entertained Agnihotri “like hell”.
Here is what the celebrities had to say:
Shabana Azmi: Happy birthday Subhash Ghai. Have a super year and a lovely birthday.
Vivek Agnihotri: Dear Subhash Ghai, I never wish on SM but happy birthday to you because you have entertained me like hell and I owe it to you. Keep shining.
Rakesh Roshan: Subhash ji Happy Birthday and God bless.
Anupam Kher: Happy birthday. Thank you for your cinema and guidance. Both helped me in shaping up my life. Have a long and happy life.
Anil Kapoor: Happy Birthday to the man who made cinema a grand experience for both actors and audiences. The master entertainer Subhash Ghai.
Deven Bhojani explores action streak in ‘Commando 2’
He has been tickling the audience’s funny bone for several years with his comical roles in films and TV shows. Now actor-director Deven Bhojani is excited about “Commando 2”, the first action film that he has directed.
Deven is thankful to producer Vipul Amrutlal Shah for believing in him.
“Vipul was also the first to give me a Break as a director in television about 15 years back. He being a veteran and also a close buddy, knows more of my hidden talent than myself. I’m really thankful to him for believing that I’m versatile and not restricted to any particular genre,” Deven said in a statement.
“As a producer Vipul has provided me everything that I wanted, to raise the bar of action and the scale in the film,” he added.
Vidyut Jammwal features as the lead actor of “Commando 2”, which is releasing on March 3.
Commenting on Deven’s association with the project, Shah said: “I know Deven since my college days and I know what he is capable of. People have seen him do humorous stuff, but they will be shocked to see his capabilities as a director of an action thriller. He has done a terrific job.”
“Commando 2” is presented by Reliance Entertainment and Jayantilal Gada (Pen) in association with Sunshine Pictures Pvt Ltd.