A quick look at everything making news in cinema today!
What’s in the news
The Madras High Court has directed the Chennai police to probe why actor Vishal’s nomination papers for RK Nagar by-polls were rejected, reported The News Minute. The actor had alleged foul play after his nomination paper got rejected on the grounds that the names of the proposers were incorrect.
TTV Dhinakaran had won the by-election with a margin of over 40,000 votes.
Priyanka Chopra recently attended the prestigious Sundance Film Festival for the world premiere of her second Hollywood film, A Kid Like Jake. Directed by Silas Howard, the film also stars Claire Danes, Jim Parsons and Octavia Spencer.
@priyankachopra stars in her second Hollywood film, “A Kid Like Jake,” alongside co-stars Claire Danes, Jim Parsons and @OctaviaSpencer | #VarietyStudio presented by @att #Sundance https://t.co/6oVqrkwHhf pic.twitter.com/9wK6Qzy13C
— Variety (@Variety) January 22, 2018
Here are some early reviews of Padmaavat:
#Padmaavat [4.5/5]: An Epic in every sense of the word.. A movie Indian Cinema can be proud of..
What a performance by the cast..
Goosebumps inducing Climax.. U will leave the theater stunned..
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) January 23, 2018
SLB’s #Padmaavat takes you back to the era of Rajput’s glorious history of pride, grandeur and bravery. I felt like staying back into that world of genious artist, Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Wow! What an epic film! Salute to SLB’s vision, art and craft. No one can match him??? pic.twitter.com/dUC7v74Joc
— Raghuvendra Singh (@raghuvendras) January 23, 2018
.#Padmaavat is an epic tale of love,valour n honour Ranveer has given a performance of a lifetime.Deepika is beautiful,stoic n strong.Shahid’s restrain is spectacular.
It’s a unique cinematic experience. Watch!!! pic.twitter.com/mygrFvsfDJ
— Faridoon Shahryar (@iFaridoon) January 23, 2018
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 23, 2018