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A lot of you have been asking why we are called "apna" which means ‘ours’ or ‘belongs to all of us’ in Hindi;

Here's the simple answer 👇

@RanveerOfficial @aliaa08 @SiddhantChturvD @kalkikanmani @ZoyaAkhtarOff @FarOutAkhtar & @vishalrr
"apna" is inspired by the Bollywood Anthem “Apna Time Aayega” from the movie #GullyBoy (India's Oscar Nomination for 2019). It is a movie about an aspiring hip-hop artist who makes it big despite all odds.
A boy born to humble beginnings with big dreams. He is faced with many personal setbacks; but makes the conscious choice to rise above it all. Through pure hard work, determination, and relentless hustle, he becomes India's favorite rapper.
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#FamilyMan2 shows Samantha Akkineni’s character Raji using brownface -- but brownface is very, very common in Indian entertainment industry.…
As did Hrithik Roshan in #Super30.…
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So let's go back in time and talk about some things that didn't happen in Hindi film industry. THREAD
1. #GullyBoy was first planned as a two hero film spear headed by the two powerhouse of actors - #RanbirKapoor (MC Sher) and @RanveerOfficial with @aliaa08. Things didn't work out and the role of MC Sher eventually went to @SiddhantChturvD, who emerged a star post release.
2. #Zero, earlier titled #KatrinaMeriJaan, was set in Mumbai and Merut. The protagonist was to feature in a double role of dwarf and superstar, while #Katrina played herself in the film. It was a love triangle of #Katrina's rebound love to dwarf after break up with the superstar
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Just 10 from 10 whole years? Too few. Finally decided to stop keeping a count. Here’s a list of Bollywood movies which counted for something and made me happy #lookback…
What was meant to be a quick listicle turned into a fairly detailed look back at the movies which were about something. For those who don't want to wade through the long-ish piece, here's a rapid reckoner #2010-2019
Band Baaja Baraat (2010) Ranveer and Anushka, the sparks that flew, and that roll in the hay, hey. Ghazab kar diya, bread padode ki kasam
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