News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann Khurrana Calls Himself SRK's Fan; Kajol-Revathy Weigh in on 'Woman Director' Label

News18 Showreel Conclave 2022 Mumbai Live Updates: News18 presents the first-of-its-kind conclave on everything entertainment, News18 Showreel. Kartik Aaryan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Anupam Kher, and Shankar Mahadevan will be participating in the conclave organised at Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai.

By: Entertainment Bureau

Dishya Sharma

News18.com

Last Updated: November 27, 2022, 20:35 IST

Mumbai, India

News18 Showreel Conclave 2022 Mumbai Live Updates: Indian film and OTT stars come together for the biggest conclave of the year. Watch it LIVE on 27th November at 3 pm, exclusively on News18 India.
News18 Showreel Conclave 2022 Mumbai Live Updates: Indian film and OTT stars come together for the biggest conclave of the year. Watch it LIVE on 27th November at 3 pm, exclusively on News18 India.

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Some of the biggest stars of 2022 — Kartik Aaryan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Anupam Kher, and Kajol, among others — are all set to talk shop at News18’s Showreel, the biggest entertainment conference of the year. With Bollywood witnessing a number of highs and lows, in terms of releases, box office collections,s and even performances, News18 sits down with the bigwigs of the year to talk about the year gone by and all other things Bollywood.

This year’s conference kicks off with Kartik Aaryan. Riding high on the success of blockbuster Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Kartik Read More

Nov 27, 2022 20:30 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann talks about dancing in An Action Hero

Ayushmann says he took 7 days for the song sequence in An Action Hero as he was dancing with Nora Fatehi.

Nov 27, 2022 20:29 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann on doing international films

Ayushmann Khurrana says he would do international films if Indian representation is proper in those films. Talking of his film Andhadhun, he said if the content is not localised too much, then it can work internationally.

Nov 27, 2022 20:27 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann Khurrana says OTT should not be taken as a threat

Ayushmann says it is a good thing that OTT was there during the pandemic otherwise actors would have died of hunger. He said it should not be taken as a threat.

Nov 27, 2022 20:23 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann calls himself 'SRKian'

Ayushmann Khuranna says he grew up watching Shah Rukh Khan and did his studies well following him. He also called himself ‘SRKian.’

Nov 27, 2022 20:20 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann Khurrana says he said no to films before Vicky Donor

Ayushmann Khurrana said that he rejected at least five films before saying yes to Vicky Donor. He thought if he does a film as a lead then it has to be something different because he would not get a second chance being an outsider in the industry.

Nov 27, 2022 20:14 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann Khurrana says his wife didn't believe he wanted to be an actor

Ayushmann said even his wife didn’t believe he can be an actor. When he told Tahira about it, she started laughing and asked him how he will survive. He said even now he is criticised but he uses it as fodder.

Nov 27, 2022 20:10 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE: Ayushmann says entertainement is more important than giving a message through films

Known for giving important messages through his films, Ayushmann Khurrana says providing entertaiment through films is more important than giving out a message.

Nov 27, 2022 20:07 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann Khurrana talks about his journey

Ayushmann Khurrana talks about his journey and says he wanted to be an actor since childhood. However, being from a traditional family, he couldn’t say it openly and when he did, he got a slap from his grandmother. He adds that after taking Arts, he told his father that he wanted to do theatre. But his father asked him to be a topper before giving him permission to do theatres.

Nov 27, 2022 20:04 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann Khurrana talks about doing An Action Hero

Ayushmann Khurrana says that the film has a lot of elements such as satire, media trails and action among other things.

Nov 27, 2022 20:03 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Ayushmann Khurrana graces the stage for the final segment

Ayushmann Khurrana graced the stage for the final segment of the News18 Showreel.

Nov 27, 2022 19:58 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Kajol on the viral reels on her films' dialogue

Kajol says that she has watched the viral reels of the dialogues of her films. She was talking about the memes and reels on films that were released a long time back. However, she added that she doesn’t remember the dialogue of her films.

Nov 27, 2022 19:54 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Revathi is happy that Drishyam 2 is doing well in theatres

Revathi says that she is happy on seeing Drishyam 2 doing well in the theatres because it proves that if the story is good, it will connect with the audience and they will be there.

Nov 27, 2022 19:52 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Revathi says audience now have low attention span

Revathi says that the attention span of the audience is low. Comparing theatre and OTT, she said that in OTT, they can pause and resume whenever they want but that is not the case in films. So it is important to catch their attention.

Nov 27, 2022 19:47 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Kajol on what she learnt from her kids

Kajol said that the biggest learning is from having a kid. Her kids taught her to be patient.

Nov 27, 2022 19:42 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Revathi reveals how she chooses actors for her films

Talking about Salaam Venky, Revathi says it was a journey and she worked on it for 2-3 years. It is based on a book. Revathi says nothing worked out when she initially got the book but later it came back to her. She reveals that Kajol initially denied playing the mother of a sick child but she changed her mind after reading the script.

Nov 27, 2022 19:35 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Kajol on reuniting with Kamal Sadanah

Kajol talks about reuniting with her co-star Kamal Sadanah after almost 30 years for Salaam Venky. Revathi reveals that everyone planned not to tell Kajol about him and keep it a surprise. Kajol then recalls meeting him on sets.

Nov 27, 2022 19:30 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Kajol and Revathi shower praise on each other

Kajol says as an actor, Revathi is a school and expresses that she respects and admires her work for a really long time. Revathi, in turn, called Kajol a very intuitive actor. “She gets what she wants and then she lets it go,” says Revathi about Kajol.

Nov 27, 2022 19:27 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Kajol on Working with Revathi

Kajol says that she never looked at Revathi’s gender while working with her. She also shared that she doesn’t want to be a director.

Nov 27, 2022 19:26 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Revathi talks about the label of 'woman director'

Salaam Venky director Revathi says that there is a gender perspective in every story and the narratives differ when a woman director is telling those stories.

Nov 27, 2022 19:24 IST

News18 Showreel 2022 LIVE Updates: Kajol, Revathi are our next guests!

Watch Kajol and Revathi gracing the state of the News18 Showreel.

Aaryan has two more big releases in the pipeline. These include Freddy and Shehzada. Kartik was followed by Mrunal Thakur, Vidyut Jammwal, Anupam Kher, Sikander Kher, Subhash Ghai, Shefali Shah, Vijay Verma, Vaani Kapoor, Shankar Mahadevan and his two sons Shivam and Siddharth Mahadevan.

Another actor to look forward to at the conference is Ayushmann Khurrana. The actor, who was last seen in Doctor G, is set to enthral audiences with his action avatar in An Action Hero this year.

One of Bollywood’s biggest actresses Kajol is also participating in the conference this year. The actress, who will soon be seen in Salaam Venky, will be joined by actor-director Revathy. Another iconic actor that will be seen at the News18 Showreel conference this year is Anupam Kher. Having starred in three big movies this year — The Kashmir Files, Karthikeya 2, and Uunchai, Kher has had a memorable year at the movies. He will be joined by his son, actor Sikandar Kher.

In a press note, Karan Abhishek Singh, CEO-Hindi news of News18, said, “It is only natural for India’s No. 1 News Network to take the lead in developing and launching new path-breaking and industry-defining initiatives. News18 Showreel is another such offering from the Network — the biggest conclave of its kind by a news platform that will engage top stars and key industry stakeholders to discuss the future of entertainment in the country. I am personally very excited about this initiative and also confident that it will also be very well received by our audiences.”

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