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I’m going to become macho like Salman: Prabhu Dheva



So what if Salman Khan is ‘most Wanted’ after the success of ‘Wanted’, the film’s director Prabhu Dheva, too, is on seventh heaven, what with critics having given him his due, and box office records raking in the much wanted moolah. But Prabhu insists that the credit ought to be shared by all. “My actors – Salman Khan, Ayesha Takia, Mahesh Manjrekar, Prakash Raj… everyone did their jobs brilliantly. Producer Boney Kapoor didn’t leave any stone unturned; all the technicians behind the scenes, who made this plausible, a big thank you to them too,” says the humble Dheva, who is as happy as a clam.

So with the success of his Pokhiri re-make is it time to shift base to Bollywood? “Boney Kapoor thought I was able and gave me my first Hindi venture to direct. I’m glad it did well and gave him enough to smile about. I have a line-up of projects down South, but it’ll be fun to come and visit Bollywood now and then… as and when something interesting comes up,” said the director, actor.

Of course, Prabhu has moved on… “But shooting for ‘Wanted’ is an experience that’s going to remain with me,” he shares. And just what did he and Salman converse about? “I made Salman dance. He never thought he could do it, he still doesn’t believe that he did it… I told him he just had to. And he on the other hand suggested that I need to look tougher than I do, so next time I do an action flick, he has said that he’ll train me for it. So I’m going to become a macho man like him,” laughs Prabhu Devaa.

So while his career graph is sweeping upwards, love is in the air, too. Talks have it that South sensation Nayantara and he are quite an item. “No, that’s not true. There’s nothing like that… I don’t want to talk about it,” says the director, who is glad just basking in Wanted’s glory for the time being.


September 30, 2009 at 3:41 pm Leave a comment

Five reasons to watch Salman Khan’s ‘Wanted’



Wanted Movies gives you five interesting reasons for not missing this Salman Khan-Ayesha Takia starrer.

Reason No 1: The first and the strongest reason is the fact that hot hunk Salman Khan will be seen in some awe-inspiring action sequences after a long time. It’s about time that the actor who is loved for his fit and fab body gets down to flexing some muscles and fights the baddies. With his killer attitude and some interesting dialogue delivery, watching Salman on the big screen will surely be a treat for his fans.

Watch out for dialogues like… ‘ Ek baar maine commitment kardi, uske baad toh main khud ki bhi nahi sunta…

Reason No 2: Prabhu Dheva is a noted choreographer and he has made Salman do some serious dancing in ‘Wanted’. One can clearly make out from the movie promos aired on TV that Salman has outdone all his previous dance performances. Buzz is that Prabhu has also incorporated some Michael Jackson style steps in the choreography.

Also, the songs from ‘Wanted’ like ‘O O Oh’, ‘Love Me Love Me’ and ‘Toh Se Pyaar’ are on top of the music charts. If you have been missing the combination of good songs and dancing from Bollywood movies, ‘Wanted’ is a film that you definitely can’t miss!

Reason No 3: The entertainment gets three times special with the special appearance of Anil Kapoor and Govinda in the power packed song ‘Jalwa’. The song video is already a treat to watch and with Salman, Anil and Govinda, it couldn’t have got better than this.

Reason No 4: ‘Wanted’, is choreographer-turned-director Prabhu Dheva’s Bollywood debut as a director. The film is a remake of the 2006 Telugu film Pokiri, directed by Puri Jagannadh. Later, Prabhu Dheva remade the film in Tamil with the same name. Adapted from a hit film, produced by Boney Kapoor, directed by Prabhu Dheva and starring Salman Khan in the lead, Wanted is sure to rock the box office.

Reason No 5: Incidentally, ‘Wanted’ is the first big film to hit screens after 3 long weeks of box-office duds. This is all the more reason for all you films starved buffs to go to the theatres and get your dose of Bollywood entertainment.

September 14, 2009 at 3:17 pm Leave a comment


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