After Mission: Impossible and Sex and the City, popular TV series Entourage gets its film version in June next year. The film, produced by actor Mark Wahlberg, continues from where the TV show — aired between 2004 and 2011 — left off and follows the highs and lows of movie star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) and his bunch of buddies: brother Johnny “Drama” Chase (Kevin Dillon) and childhood friends Eric “E” Murphy (Kevin Connolly) and Turtle (Jerry Ferrara). The Entourage teaser trailer — a fun ride of crazy gags and superb one-liners — is the week’s biggest YouTube hit at 4,237,458 yays.
TRAILER: DIRTY POLITICS
Mallika Sherawat is all set to make a comeback of sorts, but the 2:39 minute-long trailer of Dirty Politics is a cringeworthy watch. Yes, despite the presence of stalwarts like Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher and Om Puri. Directed by K.C. Bokadia, Dirty Politics focuses on Mallika’s Anokhi Devi, a woman who uses her body as her passport to get ahead in the political world. The trailer, defined by the free flow of cuss words and Mallika’s in-your-face cleavage, has of course grabbed eyeballs: 764,863.
HIGH ON HEROIN... ON AIR!
Quentin Sommerville, BBC’s Middle East correspondent, wasn’t quite prepared for the kind of high he experienced while on air recently. Reporting on a huge drug bust in Afghanistan, Sommerville started his report
serious-faced, but quickly started giggling like a schoolgirl! Reason: He accidentally inhaled the fumes from the pile of heroin, opium and hash that was burning behind him. The clip of Sommerville struggling to finish his broadcast while giggling uncontrollably has 2,022,385 LOLs.
Did you know that Shivkar Bapuji Talpade had constructed the world’s first unmanned plane in 1895, a good eight years before the Wright Brothers who are credited with being the fathers of flying? The trailer of Hawaizaada, starring Ayushmann Khurrana as the gifted scientist, is a compelling watch, offering a peek into the mind and mechanics of the man who lived and died in oblivion. Set to hit screens on January 30, Hawaizaada also stars Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Sharda. Its trailer has 544,513 views.
EARNED IT: FIFTY SHADES OF GREY
The lyric video of Earned It, scored by modern R&B artiste The Weeknd as part of the OST (original soundtrack) of Valentine’s Day release Fifty Shades of Grey, is a YT hit at 1,519,185 singalongs. Rendered in the powerful voice of singer Abel Tesfaye, Earned It’s words: Cause girl you’re perfect/ You’re always worth it/ And you deserve it/ The way you work it/ ‘Cause girl you earned it... best sum up the sexual shenanigans of Christian Grey and Ana Steele in this BDSM romp based on the
E.L. James bestseller.
BIGG BOSS DECEMBER 21 EPISODE
Bigg Boss has been extended by a month — with Farah Khan slated to host the last few episodes instead of Salman Khan — and the December 21 episode of the Colors reality show rounds off the YouTube Top 6 for the week. The hour-long watch in which Season 7 contestant Shilpa Saklani lands up on stage with Salman to grill the contestants, has been watched and rewatched 217,580 times.
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
MAN’S BEST FRIEND
The video of a dog in Brazil —that ran many a mile behind the ambulance that was carrying its owner suffering a seizure — has gone viral. The heart-warming 1:42 clip shows the dog running alongside an ambulance. After it continues running even several blocks later, the ambulance stops, opens the door and lets the dog in so that it can be with its owner. The last few seconds of the video show the owner awaiting treatment on a hospital bed, his loyal dog by his side.