Luv Sinha’s tryst with guns (Movie Snippets)

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Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Luv Sinha, who is stepping into Bollywood with “Paltan” as an actor, says handling real guns for the shooting of the war drama was not easy.

Luv will be seen playing the role of an army officer in J.P. Dutta’s film. He will be seen handling an MMG (medium machine gun) in the movie.

“The MMG is a heavy weapon and is not easy to master. It requires the operator to be very careful as the gun recoils while firing or can cause your shoulder to get badly injured,” Luv said in a statement to IANS.

“I was trained by officers who were experts at handling it and I wanted to make sure I live up to the honour of representing a soldier,” he added.

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Dutta’s “Paltan” will release on September 7. It is based on the Nathu La and Cho La military clashes of 1967 which took place along the Sikkim border. The film also features Sonu Sood, Siddhanth Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Harshvardhan Rane.

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KJo says ‘sorry’ to save ‘dear’ relationships

Filmmaker Karan Johar says he says a simple sorry to save many relationships that are dear to him.

“My first response and sometimes my last resort to save many relationships that were dear to me. A simple sorry. Saying sorry is a bold step. So kill that ego, be bold and say sorry,” Karan tweeted.

The filmmaker is currently hosting the season two of radio show “Calling Karan”, where he solves love issues of troubled couples.

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On Bollywood front, Karan has several productions in his kitty “Student Of The Year 2′, “Kalank” and “Simmba”.

He will also be directing “Takht”, a multi-starrer with Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar.

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Aayush Sharma a huge SRK, Govinda fan

Aayush Sharma, who is making his Bollywood debut with his superstar brother-in-law Salman Khan’s production “Loveratri”, says he has been a huge fan of superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Govinda.

“Being a Delhi boy, I was a huge SRK fan. Because Delhi and SRK bhai go hand-in-hand… SRK represents Delhi, and I used to love watching his films. Having said that, I used to love all the commercial films, from action to comedy. I was a huge fan of Govinda sir,” Aayush told IANS over phone from Mumbai.

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“I would say one actor who I was starstruck when I met him in Mumbai, was Govinda sir. I used to enjoy a lot of his films as they were the most entertaining. I have loved movies of SRK bhai, Salman bhai, Aamir Khan bhai and also Hrithik Roshan,” he added.

Aayush, who did his schooling in Delhi, says as a child, he used to watch “everything that had entertainment written on it”.

“I was a movie buff and preferred Bollywood over Hollywood,” he added.

–IANS

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