Varun shoots promo for MFF (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan has shot a promo for the 16th edition of Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), which is set to roll out from Oct 14 here.

“Just shot a promo for #MAMI2014. Come celebrate the movies with me at the #MumbaiFilmFestival2014 starting 14th October @mumbaifilmfest,” Varun tweeted Wednesday.
Organised by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), the eight-day fest will showcase over 185 films from more than 65 countries.
Big B calls ‘Haider’ a unique adaptation
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan recently watched Vishal Bharadwaj’s latest directorial “Haider” and has only good words to say about the adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”.
“This is a unique adaptation from Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’, and a film which is quite special. The entire mounting and the locations on Kashmir, where it is located, has been captured by some excellent photography,” he posted on his official blog Wednesday.
He also lauded the performance of the cast, led by Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor, saying: “And the performances of each and every one is simply extraordinary.”
The 71-year-old also posted about the “stupendous talent” he gets to see on the screen.
“When you see good products each Friday of the week, I can only marvel at the stupendous talent that emanates from our shores and within the creative arts.
“It is a personal joy for me and one that I view with great envy. My own works do not compare with their’s and there is a wish always to be in their shoes to experience the thrills of being an element in what they produce,” he wrote.
Amitabh is currently working on an untitled project of Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Bijoy Nambiar.
Aamir Khan accepts Hrithik’s dare
After throwing up “Bang Bang!” dares to celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan and Sonam Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan has chosen to add superstar Aamir Khan to the list.

In the first look poster of Aamir’s forthcoming film “PK, the actor posed nude with a strategically placed transistor. And now, Hrithik has challenged the superstar.

“By POPULAR DEMAND! today’s #bangbangdare goes 2 d man himself THE PK! @aamir_khan! Your dare is -” PUT THE TRANSISTOR DOWN!!” he tweeted Sunday.
“Nahin karoge to punishment milega! Who bhi bangbang style mein! Kya bolte ho logon? ACCEPT?? @aamir_khan,” he added.
And Aamir is game for it!
He replied saying: “@iHrithik Hey Hritik I accept the dare! Have asked Raju for the transistor, its on the way!!! @iHrithik Will shoot it asap and send it to you!!! But i take no responsibility for what happens after that??”
The dare is a part of a promotional strategy for his film “Bang Bang!” releasing Thursday.