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Cheat: Emraan Hashmi best so far

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Star Rating 3.0 out of 5.0

Why Cheat India like many other Bollywood films is made out of a TV series. In order to stretch 40 minutes to 2 hours film, the story drags the audience towards the climax and gets boring before it turns interesting for few seconds at the end.

The story is about Rakesh Singh (Emraan Hashmi), who runs a scam. Rakesh is a mastermind of cheating techniques in high level entry exams that is happening throughout India.

As a method Rakesh tracks a brilliant student in Satyendra Dubey (Snighadeep Chatterjee), then somehow convinces him to take the exams for rich spoilt students. Hence showing him the way to earn lot of money. Satyendra keeps working for Rakesh and finally, after sometime he boils down to a point where he breaks down and surrenders to the pressure. Rakesh, though felt a strong emotional shock, he decides to move ahead. Because of which he starts getting into numerous legal issues. From here the story circle’s around Rakesh’s attempt to justify his scamming.

I believe that this by far is the best performance of Emraan Hashmi. He portrayed the character real that you often forget that who he really is. He painted his character grey, rather than black and white and instead of being Robinhood or Sultana Bandit, he is man from modern era, with several personalities.

The newbies of Bollywood i.e.  Shreya Dhanwantary and Snigdhadeep Chatterjee are perfectly casted in innocent roles.

The second half with all its twists and turns, belongs to Shreya Dhanwanthary who was outstanding. Although she made her presence felt right in the first  scene, her character unfolds after interval. Her expressions were flawless throughout the movie.

Snighadeep Chatterjee as Sattu managed to present himself well. The audience can feel sympathetic towards his character when he was studying hard to fulfil his father’s dream.

On the other hand, Manuj Sharma as Rakesh’s friend Bablu struggled to what was required for a strong supporting role perhaps due to script flaws.

The music of Why Cheat India is nothing to discuss and it is one of the weakest point of this film. The background score by Neel Adhikari is quite ordinary. Some sound effects are used at places that just blows down the quality of the scenes.

Why Cheat India is interesting, entertaining and informative to an extent. Throughout the director refrained from preaching and showed what is actually happening around in the country. This is not a typical happy ending story but a realistic story, where doing your job will end you up in a remote area. This film has no hero or villain, it solely relies on anti-hero and that makes this different from many others like this.

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Bilal Ashraf named most sexiest Pakistani man

The sizzling topless number dharak bharak in Superstar hands Bilal the title of sexiest Pakistani man of 2019

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The British Asian publication Eastern Eye names Bilal Ashraf sexiest Pakistani man of 2019. Bilal Ashraf is the only Pakistani actor who makes it into the top 10 of this list based on votes from fans around the world, buzz generated on social networking sites, positive impact, and media attention.

Bilal Ashraf worked hard for Superstar

Speaking exclusively to Daily Paperrazzi Bilal Ashraf was overwhlemed. In his choked up voice  he tried to remain humbled, “I am beyond humbled to be featured as part of a list among such legendary gentlemen.”

Bilal Ashraf expressed his surprised and said he wasn’t expecting this at all. “This has come to me as a surprise and such moments make the struggle and commitment we all put into our work all worth the while. This encourages me to try my best to further myself in my field. I’m extremely grateful.” he added.

This rounds off a great year for the actor, which included a lead role opposite great Mahira Khan in blockbuster film Superstar. Ashraf’s films released so far include Operation 021, Janaan, Yalghar, Rangreza and Superstar.

Bilal Ashraf and Mahira Khan the Superstar onscreen couple of Pakistan

British Pakistani showbiz reporter Asjad Nazir, who founded the list and compiles it annually, praised Bilal and described him as the future of Pakistani cinema. “Pakistani cinema is on the rise globally and that is thanks to a new generation of world-class actors like Bilal. He will lead a future generation of cinema stars that will ultimately help empower his country and inspire others living there,” said Asjad Nazir speaking to the local publication.

Tiger Shroff entered the top 10 for the first time and came in fourth. Pop superstar Zayn Malik came in fifth and TV star Harshad Chopda was ranked sixth. The rest of the top 10 for 2019 were actor Mohsin Khan (8), cricketer Virat Kohli (9), and South Indian superstar Prabhas (10).

 

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We got up close and personal with one of Lahore’s top actors Azfar Rehman to see what tickles his fancy!

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SRK to play Mufasa in Disney’s dubbed Lion King remake

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Indian actor Shahrukh Khan is known as the “King of Bollywood”, but soon the superstar will be playing the king of the jungle, as he has landed the role of a lifetime. He will lend his voice for Disney’s #TheLionKing remake, dubbed in Hindi.

Khan will be playing the role of Mufasa in the film, leaving us with the question: Who will be playing the role of Simba?

Social media users were pleased to know that the iconic father-son duo, would be played by an “equally iconic” real-life father and son duo. Aryan Khan, Shah Rukh Khan’s eldest son, will be filling in Simba’s shoes, or should we say, paws!

The 53-year-old actor shared posters of the movie on Twitter (@iamsrk) and Facebook with a sweet message: “Glad to be a part of this journey… a timeless film. Voicing it in Hindi with my own Simba. The last time we did a film was around 15 years ago and it was ‘Incredible’ and this time around it’s even more fun. Hope everyone enjoys it July 19 onwards. #TheLionKing.”

Aryan Khan has not made his Bollywood debut yet, he has previously voiced the character Dash, in the Hindi version of Disney’s The Incredibles with his father.

On Twitter, Khan’s post was retweeted nearly 4,000 times and had 20,000 likes in just four hours.

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