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Yeh Hai Bakrapur makers release an election prediction game

The makers of Yeh Hai Bakrapur, along with developer Indiafarms released Kaun Banega PM, a role playing game that is based on the film, which is a social satire set against the backdrop of rural India

Written by Priya Adivarekar | Mumbai | Updated: April 16, 2014 12:45:38 pm
Kaun Banega PM? Kaun Banega PM?

The makers of Yeh Hai Bakrapur, along with developer Indiafarms released Kaun Banega PM, a role playing game that is based on the film, which is a social satire set against the backdrop of rural India. The film deals with some interesting predictions related to Elections 2014. In this game, the player has to help Shahrukh, the goat, decide who will win the Bakrapur elections. The player has to select the party that they want to vote for, along with the right candidate and symbol. While the selection gives the player a power boost and some extra points, the player has to be alert, since selecting the wrong symbols and candidates (which belong to some other party) will give the player negative points. Plus, your vote will end up going their side instead. So, the player has to help their favourite party win over the others. If the player wants to keep a track of the leading party in a particular state or nation-wide, they can do so on the leaderboard. So far, several players have cast their votes and the trends show BJP’s Narendra Modi leading, followed by INC’s Rahul Gandhi and AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal. The game is available on all android 2.2 and above devices. The recent bug fixes and interface changes have improved the game and made it more smooth. It definitely makes for an interesting idea and keeps you hooked, especially with the election fervour in the air. The game can be downloaded from the Google play store for free.


WeChat unveils Bhoothnath Returns stickers

Keeping in mind the target audience on social network applications on mobile devices, makers of the recently released Bhoothnath Returns collaborated with WeChat to unveil Bhoothnath Returns special stickers, featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Boman Irani in an animated avatar. These evocative, fresh and fun stickers have been introduced along with a co-branded TVC, which showcases a series of comical events through stickers and emotions through emoticons between the two stars. An exclusive contest titled InApp was also organised by WeChat on their official ID, Blockbuster Movie, where four lucky winners got a chance to meet and greet Bachchan at an event in Mumbai. An exclusive group chat on the same ID gave a chance to fans of Boman Irani to interact with him. As part of the promotions, exclusive wallpapers, stills, behind the scenes among others can also be accessed on the official WeChat ID for Bollywood films.


Priyanka Chopra: @priyankachopra on Instagram

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is currently shooting for her upcoming sports drama, Mary Kom, in Manali, captured a rather adorable selfie of herself in between shots. With prosthetic make up around her eyes intact (since she is playing Mary Kom in the film), and bright pink lips; Chopra wore a Kullu cap on her head and posted the photograph on her official Instagram and wrote, “Winter is coming…”
The actress has been posting lots of pictures captured across the city, which include several selfies, where she is seen sporting big, round shades and posing with locals, toddlers and even bikes.


Sony DADC releases Disney’s Frozen on home video

Disney’s Academy award winning film, Frozen has been released by home entertainment by Sony DADC on home video. Frozen tells the story of a brave princess, who sets off on an epic journey along with a thrill-seeking mountain man, his loyal pet reindeer and a snowman, to find her estranged sister. Special features on the platforms include the making, deleted scenes,  theatrical trailers, music videos among others. Frozen is available on 3D Blu – ray, Blu – ray and DVD formats for Rs..1499, Rs.1299 and Rs. 599 respectively.


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