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The unknown Khan of Bollywood who vanished into thin air

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There were some tough guys who played villain’s henchman and minor roles in old movies. They were known for their intimidating muscular bodies and look who would indulge in fight scenes with heroes. They were twice the size of their opponent heroes but were get beaten by them as per the movie  script. Some of the names if you remember are Ram Shetty, Bob Christo, Manik Irani aka Billa, Mahesh Anand,Gavin Packard and Mukesh Rishi etc. The last actor is still acting in movies.Here are their pictures .
















Audiences remember those baddies for their physical  fitness & sturdy torso . There was one actor who also played goons but the poor fellow was left unrecognized and vanished into thin air.
Do you remember this guy from the 1990’s action movies?




Top five movie franchises with different sequels

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Top 5 Bollywood movie franchises with sequels of  different genres
A genre (a French word which is little difficult to pronounce) is a style or category of movies.  Below are a few Bollywood movie sequels with different genre.



1.Don 2

 Don 2(2011)  is the sequel to SRK’s Don (2006) which itself is a remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s Don (1978) .The story of Don continues in the second installment of the movie  but unlike the first movie which was a crime ,action drama the sequel was a heist movie .    Half of the movie’s plot was involved around Don’s meticulously planned robbery of a German bank.


2.Dhoom 3



Dhoom  franchise which are  also a heist action movies is one of the biggest movie series in Bollywood . Unlike the first two instalment, Dhoom 3 focused on family history of the protagonist. It borrowed its plot from Hollywood movies like The Prestige & Now you see me. With over the top stunts  , Aamir Khan’s stupendous dual performance, Katrina Kaif as an eye candy  and the tedio…

Some facts about Guardians of the galaxy movies.

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Below are some less known facts about the movies .
. Bradley Cooper gave   the voice over  of Rocket  but Sean Gunn (brother of director James Gunn)   who played Kraglin also  did the motion-capture for Rocket the Racoon . Sean Gunn mentions that “in this movie, because Rocket and Kraglin have a few scenes that they’re in together, juggling the two things was a strange and challenging experience.” He described the experience of having to shrunk  himself to Rocket’s size.


·Actor Zoe Saldana has been a familiar face within the science fiction movies. She is not  only  playing Gamora in Guardians,  but she also  played Uhura inStar Trek, and Neytiri inAvatar. She is part of three franchise movies .






·Action star  Sylvester Stallone  desired to join the MCU . Hence,  he got role of  Stakar Ogord a.k.a.  Starhawk in Guardians of the galaxy  Vol.2  . Co-incidentally two of his co-stars are also working in this movie .They are Kurt Russell(Tango & Cash 1989)  & Michael Rooker (Cliffhang…

Some lesser facts about veteran actor Late Vinod Khanna

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Vinod Khanna was born in Peshawar, in a Punjabi family, present-day in Pakistan. Later he & his family moved to Mumbai.



His father Kishanchand Khanna ran a business in textiles, dyes and chemicals. Vinod Khanna himself is a commerce graduate from Sydenham College, Delhi.
Vinod Khanna made his debut as a villain in Sunil Dutt’s Man Ka Meetin 1968.

He is one of the few actors who began his career by playing negative roles. In movie Mera Gaon Mera Desh he played a ruthless dacoit opposite to Dharamendra.

Because of his good looks and acting skills he started getting hero roles .
His first leading role was in Gulzar’s Mere Apne with Shatrughan Sinha & Meena Kumari.
Amitabh Bachchan’s Coolie incident  is popular but only few know about Vinod Khanna’s injury on the set of Muqaddar Ka Sikandar .As  per script , Bachchanwas supposed to throw a glass at Khanna and the latter was supposed to hold it. After rehearsing the scenes, in the take Bachchan threw the glass little quickly which hit Kh…

Interesting facts to know about Thor you may not know

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Facts to know about Thor  
As the  worldwide wide release  of movie Thor: Ragnarok is near we would like to share some interesting facts about Norse god Thor(god of thunder) & his movies.

Thor: Ragnarok is sequel to Thor (2011) & Thor: The Dark World (2013) & seventeenth movie of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) .
Thor made his first appearance in an August 1962 issue of “Journey into Mystery.” Spider-Man was also introduced into comic books that same month .

Thor’s iconic weapon, the magic hammer Mjolnir, was said to be forged in the heart of a dying star. (Sadly it got destroyed in Thor:Ragnarok movie by the evil Hela)

In the Norse mythology, Ragnarok is a series of future events, including a great battle, resulting in death of many Norse gods including Thor.
 In the comic book, there is an alien called Beta Ray Bill who also holds a hammer like Mjolnir.

 In a crossover comic between DC & Marvel, Superman got chance to use Captain America’s shield as well as Thor’s …

Top actors who were replaced in movie sequels

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In some movie sequels, there are actors who could not continue with their roles. With numerous reasons like scheduling conflicts, pay issue, and even untimely death of actors.
Movie closet presents you  the  list of actors since year  2000  whose movie character was replaced by another actor. We exclude the roles performed by another actor which are reboot like the Batman, Superman & very long running movie franchise like James Bond movies.
Below are the reasons :-
Scheduling conflicts
·Rachelle Lefevre was replaced with Bryce Dallas Howard as Victoria  for third instalment ofTwilightFranchise. The former  couldn’t do the role because of scheduling conflicts.
·Alexa  Davalos was unavailable hence she  was replaced by actress  Rosemund Pike  for playing Andromeda in movie Greek mythology movie Wrath of the Titans .

·Katie Holmes  did not reprise her role  of Rachel Dawes  in The Dark Knight. She had  scheduling  conflicts  with another movie called Mad Money.She was replaced byMaggie …

Some facts about The Dark Knight Movie

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Some facts about “The Dark Knight” Movie ·Perhaps the greatestsuperhero film of all time (most audiences favourite Batman movie till date), becoming quite easily one of the darkest movie to ever make over $1 billion at the worldwide box office.
·Heath Ledger actually designed the look of The Joker himself, using make up he'd bought from a local shop.
·Despite having a great experience on “Batman Begins”, Katie Holmes decided against taking on the role of Rachel Dawes again because she wanted to star alongside Diane Keaton and Queen Latifah in crime comedy “Mad Money”.
·The mayor of Batman (a city in Turkey) tried to sue Warner Bros and Christopher Nolan for using the name Batman in the film. 
·Before Aaron Eckhart was cast as Harvey Dent, other actors who  were almost cast include Ryan Phillippe, Mark Ruffalo, Matt Damon and Hugh Jackman.
·Within two days of release, it was already ranked as the greatest film of all time by users on IMDB website. It still ranks on no.4 amongst top rat…