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Saif Ali Khan to patch up with Dinesh Vijan

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , on November 16, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

The Bollywood star and filmmaker friend Dinesh Vijan are open to becoming a team again

A patch-up seems to be on the cards for Saif Ali Khan and Dinesh Vijan, after they parted ways three years ago. The duo floated Illuminati Films as partners and gave hits like Love Aaj Kal and Cocktail. However, their partnership ended in 2014, following differences after a couple of their films like Lekar Hum Deewana Dil and Happy Ending tanked. While issuing a statement, Saif had said that the split was amicable and profitable to both as they could produce more films individually. As it turned out, the statement was reportedly only partly true.

When their split became a reality, the two erstwhile friends started separate companies — Saif continued with Illuminati and Dinesh launched his banner, Maddock Films.

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Unseen movie still of Saif Ali Khan and Rishi Kapoor from Love Aaj Kal

Posted in Photos with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 12, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

10 Lesser Known Facts About Saif Ali Khan And Deepika Padukone’s Love Aaj Kal!

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 2, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Did you know that Love Aaj Kal (2007) was Saif Ali Khan’s first production? Are you aware of the famous person Florence Brudenell-Bruce (Saif’s onscreen girlfriend in the film ) dated? Or who among the cast left Bollywood and went back to pursue education? Well, if your answers are in negative then look no further. Here are some unknown facts about the Imtiaz Ali directorial that successfully raked in moolah at the box office.

1. The film for the longest time was called Production Number One and then it was renamed Aaj Kal. It was later titled Elastic, before it finally became Love Aaj Kal.

2. Saif wanted Kareena Kapoor Khan to be paired opposite him, but Imtiaz wanted Deepika and decided to go ahead with his choice.

3.Interestingly, Imtiaz offered the film to Deepika during her modelling days, even before she was signed for her Bollywood debut, Om Shanti Om (2007). But, then Deepika wasn’t keen on acting, and Imtiaz had told her that once she is ready, she can join the film.

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Dinesh Vijan talks about working with Saif Ali Khan

Posted in Interview with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 8, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

He has made various kinds of cinema — dark comedy, spy thriller, cute romances and complex relationships. His cinematic sensibility is cut from a different cloth, often not tailored for the usual Bollywood design. Yet, he makes the cut with subjects that are spiked with a heady mix of characters. Producer Dinesh Vijan, who has backed films like ‘Being Cyrus’, ‘Finding Fanny’, ‘Love Aaj Kal’, ‘Cocktail’ and ‘Badlapur’, turns director with the upcoming ‘Raabta’, starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon. In a chat with BT, he tells us about his school of cinema, pushing boundaries and how his mistakes made him a better filmmaker. Read on…
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Saif Ali Khan to reunite with Dinesh Vijan after 3 years for ‘Go Goa Gone’ sequel

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , on May 25, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Three years since they split, Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is reuniting with former production partner Dinesh Vijan for ‘Go Goa Gone’ sequel.

Saif Ali Khan has already revealed plans of making a sequel to ‘Go Goa Gone’ (2013), but it won’t be without his ex-production partner Dinesh Vijan. The duo parted ways three years ago.

Dinesh says, “Saif and I are talking about a sequel to Go Goa Gone. He is leading the project and the script is now being developed. It’ll be produced under Illuminati Films [which he co-founded with Saif].”

The 2013 film starring Kunal Kemmu and Vir Das chronicled the unfortunate encounter of a group of friends with zombies while partying in Goa.

“The humorous dialogues in the original were appreciated by the audience. We are bringing the original cast together for the sequel.”

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Unseen movie still of Saif Ali Khan from Agent Vinod

Posted in Photos with tags , , , , , , , on April 27, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Unseen photo of Saif Ali Khan from Agent Vinod

Posted in Photos with tags , , , , , , on December 11, 2016 by saifalikhanonline