Ramesh Sippy plans to direct again (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, April 20 Filmmaker Ramesh Sippy, who donned the director's hat 16 years ago for 'Zamana Deewana', is planning to go behind the camera soon.

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Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Ramesh Sippy, who donned the director's hat 16 years ago for 'Zamana Deewana', is planning to go behind the camera soon.

'Now I think it's important that I take a step in that direction again and I'll try that something like this happens. We are working on a script; when it completes, I'll announce the film formally. So direction will happen soon,' said Sippy, director of cult classic 'Sholay'.

He also helmed films like 'Saagar', 'Shakti', 'Shaan', 'Seeta Aur Geeta' and 'Andaz' among others.


Abhishek's fascinated with multi-starrers

Abhishek Bachchan, who featured in quite a few multi-starrers, says he enjoys doing films with an ensemble cast.

'I enjoy that more because I like a whole lot of actors on the sets. There is a great energy and you get to feed off that different kind of energies. That keeps it very interesting,' Bachchan told IANS.

The 35-year-old's upcoming film 'Dum Maaro Dum' has an ensemble cast that has Bipasha Basu, Prateik Babbar, Rana Daggubati and Aditya Pancholi.

His previous multi-starrers were 'Yuva', 'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna', 'Jhoom Barabar Jhoom', 'Laaga Chunari Mein Daag' and 'Game'.


When Anupam's mother failed to recognise him!

It is believed a mother never fails to recognise her children, even from a distance. But today's make-up techniques can make things very difficult and something similar happened to Anupam Kher and his mom.

The actor is playing a double role in his upcoming film 'Zokkomon' - in one role, he looks himself, but for the other his look has been completely changed with the help of make-up experts from France.

'I was happy to see that during a trial show of the film, my mother did not get to know that the other actor is also me. In the interval, I told her it's some Russian actor and she actually believed it. So that proved that it looks very real,' the 56-year-old told IANS.

'Zokkomon' produced by Walt Disney Studios and written and directed by Satyajit Bhatkal is slated for release Friday.

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