Farah Khan nicknames Jackie Chan as Jackie Jackson (Movie Snippets)

Updated on : Apr 04,2016   6:18 pm

Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Ace choreographer and filmmaker Farah Khan, who is choreographing international martial arts movie star Jackie Chan dance for Indo-Chinese film "Kung Fu Yoga", is appreciative of his dancing skills and says he wants to change his name to "Jackie Jackson".

Farah, along with Geeta Kapoor, are working on the choreography for the film, which is being shot in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

The "Main Hoon Na" director also shared an image of herself sitting next to the "Drunken Master" star. Farah is seen wearing red harem pants, a blue top and a beige hat, while Chan can be seen wearing a red silk kurta with a maroon Dhoti.

The legendary star can also be seen sporting a vermillion mark on his forehead.

"The king of action CAN dance and how! Changing his name to Jackie Jackson! Kung Fu Yoga," Farah captioned the image.

The "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi" actress on Friday had shared a photograph in which she is seen with Geeta while they were en route Jodhpur.

Directed by Stanley Tong, "Kung Fu Yoga" is a part of the three-film agreement signed between the two countries during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India.

The film also stars Bollywood actors Sonu Sood and Amyra Dastur.


Farhan Akhtar gets present from 'Rock On 2!' director

"Rock On!! 2" director Shujaat Saudagar has gifted actor Farhan Akhatr an acoustic guitar.

Farhan took to Twitter to share the image of his new present with his fans and well-wishers.

"My new Mc Pherson acoustic guitar courtesy 'Rock On 2' director Shujaat Saudagar... What a star, what a beauty," the 42-year-old shared on Twitter.

Scheduled to release on November 11, "Rock On!! 2", which is extensively shot in Shillong, is the sequel to the 2008 film.

The film also features actors Arjun Rampal, Prachi Desai and Purab Kohli reprising their roles. Actress Shraddha Kapoor is the new addition to the cast.

Shraddha will lend her voice along with Farhan, for the original soundtrack of the film.


Rishi Kapoor keen to work with Naseeruddin Shah again

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who effortlessly portrayed a nonagenarian in his latest movie "Kapoor & Sons", says he wants to work again with Naseeruddin Shah, who is one of the finest actors of Bollywood.

The "Bobby" actor, who thanked the veteran for his thoughts about Rishi's character in Shakun Batra's directorial, worked together in 1989 film "Khoj".

When Naseeruddin praised Rishi's work in "Kapoor & Sons", the 63-year-old actor tweeted: "Thank you Naseer for your kind thoughts about me in 'K&S'. We did a film called 'Khoj', we need a chance again. Love you and your family. Zindabad."

"Kapoor & Sons" also stars Naseeruddin's wife Ratna Pathak Shah in a key role.