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In my Best of 2016  post I mentioned that I hadn't posted much about Bollywood last year. So I've decided to feature more Bollywood in 2017. I'll start with the video for Jiya from the film Gunday (2014).

It's about Bikram (played by Ranveer Singh) and Bala (Arjun Kapoor) who've been friends since childhood. They were orphaned during the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971 when Bangladesh became a new country.  The two friends end up going to Calcutta where they take up a criminal lifestyle and become famous outlaws! (Gunday means "outlaw"). Both fall in love with beautiful cabaret dancer Nandita (played by Priyanka Chopra, who is currently starring in American series Quantico and also sings) and compete against each other for her love. The film is set in the 70s.

The Jiya video stars Ranveer and Priyanka in a love scene. The playback singer is Bengali singer Arjit Singh. While this is the Hindi version, Gunday was also released in Bengali.






For more info check out the official Gunday site: http://www.gunday.in/


And for the actors' links see below:

Ranveer's FB:  https://www.facebook.com/RanveerSinghOfficial/

Priyanka's FB: https://www.facebook.com/priyankachopra/

Priyanka's official website (coming soon): http://iampriyankachopra.com/ 

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