first_imgAfter blockbuster Dabangg Sonakshi Sinha is all set to make a comback in Rowdy Rathore along with Akshay Kumar.Bollywood’s original Khiladi Akshay Kumar returns to what he is best at- action. He will be seen packing some hardcore kicks and punches in Prabhu Deva directed Rowdy Rathore when it releases Friday.Made with a budget of approximately Rs.40 crore, the film is a remake of Telugu film Vikramarkudu. It is co-produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala. The film will be released in 2,300 screens in India and around 400 screens overseas.The film revolves around Shiva (Akshay), who is a small-time conman. He is head-over-heels in love with Priya (Sonakshi Sinha), a pretty girl whom he met at a wedding he wasn’t invited to. The picture perfect world of Shiva turns upside down with the entry of six-year-old girl Neha, who believes he is her father.Shiva also becomes the victim of a series of life threatening attacks by a gang of deadly criminals, who seem to know something he doesn’t. In the quest to save his life and love, Shiva stumbles upon a deadly secret, something which takes him to a small town in Bihar.That town is ruled by a ruthless MLA and the mafia he controls. The inhabitants of the small town find a saviour in Shiva.Akshay is said to have learned combat karate for his role in the film. He is seen sporting a rugged look in the film. The movie bosses had launched an online hunt for Akshay’s look for Rowdy Rathore.The cast and crew of the film had a tough time shooting in Karnataka’s temple town of Hampi. The shoot was disrupted after activists alleged that the makers didn’t use the minimum number of local dancers that they had promised.Sonakshi’s red sari act in the song Chhammak challo chail chabeeli has compelled people to draw comparisons with Kareena Kapoor’s Chhammak chhallo in RA.One. However, the actress brushes it off as mere co-incidence and insists the two songs should not be compared.Filmmakers have been coming up with innovative ways of promoting a film or launching the music and Rowdy Rathore too tried a new trick. The film’s music was launched in a chawl in Mumbai.This will be Sonakshi’s second release after blockbuster Dabangg.After this, Akshay and Sonakshi will appear together in Joker and strike a hattrick with Once Upon A Time Again.Two of the film’s songs have a slew of Southern and Hindi film actors making a special appearance. While Chinta ta chita has Tamil star Vijay, Kareena Kapoor, Rajesh Hamal and Prabhu Deva himself, Aa re pritam pyaare has Maryam Zakaria, Shakti Mohan, Mumaith Khan and Amit Kumar.advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgGarbine Muguruza will get another shot at the Wimbledon title.The 14th-seeded Spaniard advanced to the final at the All England Club by beating Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1 Thursday on Centre Court.Muguruza reached the Wimbledon final in 2015, but lost to Serena Williams. She will get a second chance at the title on Saturday against either five-time champion Venus Williams or Johanna Konta.Muguruza won the first five games of the first set, facing only one break point and saving it. The 2016 French Open champion then broke Rybarikova twice to open the second set and take a 4-0 lead.”I think today I step up on court, super confident,” Muguruza said, “and everything went well.”Muguruza is now 3-0 in Grand Slam semifinal matches.Rybarikova was playing in a major semifinal for the first time. At No. 87, she was the fourth lowest-ranked player in history to reach the Wimbledon semifinals.But the unseeded Slovak entered Thursday’s match with an 18-1 record on grass this season, including a run to the semifinals in Nottingham. She also won two lower-level events.The 23-year-old Muguruza, who is playing at Wimbledon for the fifth time, has dropped the least amount of games at this year’s tournament, losing only 39 so far.In the second match on Centre Court, Williams was looking to reach her ninth final at the All England Club — and first since 2009. The 10th-seeded American, who is 37 years old, is 8-1 in Wimbledon semifinal matches over 20 appearances at the grass-court major.Konta was playing in the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time.advertisement”I definitely want to win,” Muguruza said, “no matter who is front of me.”last_img read more

first_imgJessica and Jerry Seinfeld hosted the Baby Buggy Summer Dinner, in partnership with Vanity Fair and supported by Giorgio Armani, at their home in the Hamptons on July 26.Scott Disick, Kourtney Kardashian and Jessica Seinfeld Attend Baby Buggy Summer DinnerCredit/Copyright: BFAAmong the guests were Alec Baldwin, Rachel Zoe, Roger Berman, Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick, Nacho Figueras, Delfina Blaquier, Ali Wentworth, George Stephanopoulos, Alina Cho, and Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor.Hilaria and Alec BaldwinCredit/Copyright: BFABaby Buggy, founded by Jessica Seinfeld in 2001, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing families in need with essential equipment, products, clothing, and services for their infants and children up to age 12. With an extensive network of community-based organizations across the country, Baby Buggy has donated more than 7.3 million items to thousands of children.Rachel Zoe and Roger BermanCredit/Copyright: BFAlast_img read more