Ranbir Kapoor to begin filming 'Dragon' in October
Actor Ranbir Kapoor's next collaboration with director friend Ayan Mukerji, titled "Dragon", will begin shooting from October 15.
The sci-fi romance will also feature megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Alia Bhatt.
"There's time for 'Dragon'. I start for it from October 15. As of now, I will fly to New York day after for five days to shoot for 'Dutt'. Afrer returning to Mumbai, there will be a remaining 10-day shoot of 'Dutt'," Ranbir told reporters here at the special screening of "Jagga Jasoos".
"Dragon" will be Ranbir and Ayan's third project after successful collaborations in "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" and "Wake Up Sid".
The 34-year-old star hosted the screening for his family, last evening. His grandmother Krishna Raj, parents Rishi and Neetu Kapoor, cousin Aadar Jain abd debutante Anya Singh came to watch the film.
"Jagga Jasoos", which hits theatres today, also stars Katrina Kaif and Saurabh Shukla. The Anurag Basu-directed film marks Ranbir's debut as a producer.
The movie is releasing in India in 1800 screens across 1150 cinemas. It will release in more than 610 screens in overseas markets like North America, UK, Gulf, Australia and New Zealand, according to co-producers Disney.
Youth climbs on top of Howrah Bridge
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a youth climbed on top of the city's iconic Howrah Bridge on Friday morning disrupting traffic and causing panic among pedestrians, a fire department official said.
"At around 10 a.m., the youth was seen climbing up the metal structure of the Howrah Bridge. It is possible that he had gone up there to commit suicide," an official from Kolkata's Central Avenue fire station said.
The police and the disaster management team of the fire brigade were immediately rushed to the spot to rescue the youth.
The traffic on the bridge and the adjoining Stand Road moved slowly as the rescue operation was on for more than two hours.
"Three fire tenders have been sent to the spot. It is not sure why he got up there. Our officials are now trying to bring the youth down using ladders," the fire official added at 1.30 p.m.