A spectacular Carnival at Mehboob Studio celebrating cinema in India at the Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival With Star India – Movie Mela 

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Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival with Star India’s Movie Mela, India’s first movie carnival witnessed a staggering turnout of over two thousand movie fans and celebrities who came together to celebrate their collective passion for the movies.

The event which was open to all delegates of the Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival With Star India took place in the iconic Mehboob Studios in Bandra and kicked off with a session by Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi on their creative collaboration. This was followed by a once-in-a-lifetime reunion of the team of Mr. India.Sridevi, Anil Kapoor, Boney Kapoor, Satish Kaushik, Aftab Shivdasani, Huzaan Khodaiji, Karan Nath and Ahmed Khan took a walk down memory lane as an audience of 800 listened enthralled by anecdotes of how the much-loved classic was made.

Simultaneously on Stage 2 of Mehboob Studios, Kabir Khan, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar did sessions that explored their creative process. Later in the day Sonam Kapoor and Rohan Joshi of AIB were in conversation about the challenges of being a celebrity in times of social media. Huma Qureshi was in conversation with director Gurinder Chadda and Ajit Thakur, CEO of Trinity Pictures and Shridhar Raghavan conducted a masterclass on script-writing.

And that wasn’t all, Varun Dhawan was in conversation with Anupama Chopra and Rajeev Masand on the films that shaped him. Deepika Padukone spoke about her eight year journey in the industry.

The evening also saw a stupendous congregation of the leading talent from Bollywood for a panel that explored the altering landscape of the film industry. Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Ayushmann Khurrana, Aditya Roy Kapur and Kriti Sanon spoke candidly about the challenges of being a next gen actor. The day concluded on a musical note with composer Pritam strumming his popular hits and talking to the audience on how he made his signature tunes.

Sonam Kapoor,Riteish Deshmukh,Uday Chopra & Kamaal R Khan Tweeted for Parineeta Chopra and Arjun Kapoor ‘s Movie “Ishaqzaade”

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The film Ishaqzaade which marks the debut of Sonam Kapoor’s couzin Arjun opposite actor Priyanka Chopra’s cousin Parineeti, has already generated a great deal of buzz on Twitter.
The film narrates the story of two people, “born to hate, but destined to love”, and follows how their “turbulent journey unfolds in the often unrealistic and daunting political confines of rural India”, a statement from YRF said on Sunday.

The film is written and directed by Habib Faisal of Do Dooni Chaar fame. He has also written films like Band Baaja Baaraat.

Amit Trivedi will compose the music for the film, while Rekha and Chinni Prakash will choreograph it.

 

Sonam and Priyanka both were very excited for the trailer to come out, so much so that even their BB status was to watch out the trailor of ishakzaade and how the promo rocks at sharp 2 pm.

 

Within two hours of the launch the promo was trending big time on twitter we some of the celeb quotes

Celeb Tweets


Sonam Kapoor

“@yrfmovies: Guys… We present to you the OFFICIAL TRAILER of @Ishaqzaade”

Riteish Deshmukh
Blown away by Arjun Kapoor & @ParineetiChopra just saw da promo of Issakzade – way to go guys-

Uday Chopra
One of the awesomest trailers from YRF, even if I say so myself check out Arjun Kapoor @ParineetiChopra in Ishaqzaade

Kamaal R Khan
All the very best to Arjun Kapoor and Ishaqzade team. Mind blowing promo.