Meghna Gulzar thought of Saif Ali Khan when casting her next film

Posted in Movies with tags , , on December 9, 2016 by saifalikhanonline

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When Meghna sat down to cast the male protagonist of her next film, an espionage thriller, it was Saif’s name which came to her mind first

Meghna Gulzar has announced that her next will be a war film based on Harinder Sikka’s book Calling Sehmat, which revolves around a Kashmiri girl married to a Pakistani army officer. The film will be produced by Junglee Pictures.

Calling Sehmat is a thrilling saga of a spy who, in the service of our nation, gave all of herself and that of her family so that we may live in peace. It is a story of a Kashmiri woman who married a Pakistani Army Officer so as to provide the Indian Intelligence with invaluable information during the Indo-Pak War of 1971. Sehmat devised unique ways in her quest to get closer to the top brass in Pakistan. She almost single-handedly torpedoed Pakistan’s war plans through courage and determination and was responsible for saving lives of many Indian soldiers.

But what you don’t know is that Meghna wants Saif Ali Khan to play the Pakistani officer in the film.

Meghna thinks that Saif is the perfect fit for the character and his body language suits the essence of her film’s hero.

Meghna has a stellar track record of critically acclaimed films. Her last film Talvar, based on the The Noida double murder of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar and 45-year-old Hemraj Banjade, won high critical acclaim.

Saif, who is set to become a father for the third time, is famously selective about his projects.

Meghna chose not to respond to our query if Saif is indeed No.1 on her wishlist for her next, but a close friend of the Nawab of Pataudi says, “Saif hasn’t got the offer yet, but he is always up for a great role.”

Meghna plans to put this film on floors, sometime next year.

Magazine scans: Saif Ali Khan in hibernation mode?

Posted in Magazine Scan with tags , , on December 8, 2016 by saifalikhanonline

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More photos of Saif Ali Khan and Svar Kamble during the filming of Chef

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Photos of Saif Ali Khan spotted at Mumbai airport

Posted in Photos with tags , , , on December 7, 2016 by saifalikhanonline

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Video of Saif Ali Khan at Manish Malhotra party

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Photos of Saif Ali Khan at the Manish Malhotra birthday party

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Saif Ali Khan shoots for ‘Chef’ in Purani Dilli

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , on December 6, 2016 by saifalikhanonline

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Saif Ali Khan has been leading a slightly peripatetic existence shooting for the film ‘Chef’, and after Kerala and Amritsar, he was recently seen shooting in Chandni Chowk in Delhi. The multiple locations are no surprise, given that the film is an adaptation of Jon Favreau’s popular Hollywood film, which features a road trip. The Delhi shoot schedule was a two-day one – some scenes were shot inside Mahavir Bhawan near Jama Masjid police station on the first day, and on the second day, Saif shot in the narrow galis near Kinari Bazaar.

On the first day, not many knew that the shooting of the movie was taking place at Mahavir Bhawan. The film’s crew had also deployed enough security staff and bouncers to ensure that fans of the actor do not gather around the area. A source close to the team told us, “Saif reached the shoot at 11 am on the first day and the shoot was wrapped up by 8 pm. We did not want people to know about the shoot, so we shot some scenes indoors.” The source added, “The film’s director wanted to show the area of purani Dilli, that is why this location had been chosen. Since we wanted to avoid any ruckus on the sets, we chose the interiors of Chandni Chowk for the second day as well, so that people don’t get to know about it.”

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