'Madras Cafe' defines cinema I stand for: John

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) John Abraham says his next production "Madras Cafe" is truly the kind of cinema that defines the work he wants to do in the film industry.

Directed by Shoojit Sircar, who also helmed John's production debut "Vicky Donor", the movie is said to be a gritty thriller.

"This would define what I stand for in terms of cinema. I want films that I produce to have credible content and 'Madras Cafe' is that film," John tweeted Thursday.

The movie also features Nargis Fakhri.

Its first look features John in a rugged look, with a revolver in his hand. Nargis also sports an intense look in the poster.


Divya Dutta's moment of pride

Compliments galore have been pouring in for Divya Dutta's short but powerful role in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag". The actress, who was in tears upon watching the film herself, says she is proud of her association of the "beautiful" movie.

The film, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, features Farhan Akhtar as ace athlete Milkha Singh, while Divya plays his sister.

"Just back from watching 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'! So proud that I'm an integral part of this beautiful film," Divya posted on Twitter Wednesday after a special screening of the film.

"Thanks Rakeysh Mehra for making such an inspiring film and Farhan you are something else! It's a great feeling to laugh, smile, cry watching your own film. This one is truly special for me," she added.

The movie releases Friday.


Nargis to don new avatar for item song

If all goes as planned, actress Nargis Fakhri will be seen in a new avatar in the item number that she will perform for "Phata Poster Nikla Hero".

This is Nargis' debut item number, and she is said to be doing her best to give it a perfect shot.

Nargis will shake a leg with Shahid Kapoor for the number, composed by Pritam, and choreographed by Bosco-Caeser.

Details of the number are being kept under wraps, but a popular stylist is said to have been roped in.

Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, "Phata Poster Nikla Hero" stars Ileana D'Cruz with Shahid.


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