B-town buzz: Poster of Kalki Koechlin's Bhram gets into trouble; Ayushmann Khurrana's lucky TV show

Updated: Sep 05, 2019, 15:12 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

Latest poster of the web show Bhram, featuring Kalki Koechlin, has become the focus of controversy.

Kalki Koechlin
Kalki Koechlin

A poster of Sangeeth Sivan's web show, Bhram, starring Kalki Koechlin, bears an uncanny similarity to a poster of the Australian thriller, The Nightingale (2018). It features the face of actor Aisling Franciosi, as a blackbird flies past, partially covering her face.

The Bhram poster with Kalki's face also has a blackbird taking flight and covering her visage. The eight-episode Zee5 thriller is set in Shimla. While referring to the likeness, Instagram handle @dietsabya wrote, "We spot a cheel (eagle) but think it is a kauwa (crow) (sic)."

Ishita Raj Sharma
Ishita Raj Sharma

On the set

Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011) actor Ishita Raj Sharma features in a special number, Dil Bevda, in the Sanjay Dutt-starrer Prassthanam. The song has been rendered by Mika Singh and Bhoomi Trivedi. The track is said to trigger a major twist in the political thriller.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao

Priyanka teams up with Rajkummar

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkummar Rao and newcomer Adarsh Gourav will star in the adaptation of the Man Booker-winning novel, The White Tiger. Ramin Bahrani, who recently directed Michael B Jordan and Michael Shannon-starrer Fahrenheit 451, will helm the Netflix project. The film, based on the book written by Aravind Adiga, revolves around the journey of a man from a tea-shop worker to a successful entrepreneur.

The Kapil Sharma Show is lucky for Ayushmann

Ayushmann Khurrana known for his stupendous storytelling films like Article 15, Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho will be soon seen on Sony Entertainment Television's comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show. Accompanying him will be a beautiful actress Nushrat Bharucha to promote their upcoming movie Dream Girl. Kapil Sharma's show is a platform that gives film actors a stage to promote their releases. Ayushman who has been invited on the show for more than 2 times now considers it as his lucky charm.

Dream Girl team on the sets of The Kapil Sharma Show

While sharing some fun incidences on the show Ayushmann mentioned, "Last time when I came on The Kapil Sharma Show for the promotion of Article 15, I won National Award for the film Andhadhun. I feel the platform is really lucky for me." Talking about his film Dream Girl Ayushmann revealed that there are no kissing scenes in the film. He further appreciated Kapil's comic skills and complimented him by saying he will win an international award in comedy.

Later in the show, Sapna aka Krushna Abhishek scared of his carrier requested Ayushmann not to play any female character on TV, otherwise, Sapna's job will be in trouble.

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