Ekta's 'Shor In The City' impresses Karan Johar (Movie Snippets)

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New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who was once dogged by rumours of a relationship with Ekta Kapoor, is bowled over by the TV tsarina's new production venture "Shor In The City". He says the film is a technical and cinematic victory.

"Just watched a SUPERB film...a technical and cinematic victory!!! SHOR is a must watch!! Well done Ekta and everyone at BALAJI!!!" Karan posted on Twitter.

The rumour about the two reached its peak when news of their wedding started doing the rounds three years ago.

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Big B to play gangster-turned-politician in 'Department'

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is excited about teaming up with Amitabh Bachchan once again for "Department", which will see the megastar in an intense role of a gangster-turned-politician.

"Am mighty excited about the role Mr. Bacchan is playing in 'Department' ... he's playing a gangster turned politician. Imagine the 'Agneepath' character turning over a new leaf and yet to have the same hard intensity and been there done that know how," Varma posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.

The two have earlier worked together in "Sarkar", "Sarkar Raj", "Aag" and "Rann". "Department" was also supposed to feature Abhishek Bachchan, but he has now been replaced by southern actor Rana Daggubati.

"I highly respect Mr. Bachchan and am highly affectionate towards Abhishek and the reasons for the changes in 'Department' are nothing but date issues," he added.

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Arshad misses wife, kids

Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi, who loves spending family time with wife Maria Goretti and their two children, feels his house looks like a graveyard without them.

"Maria n the kids r off to the states for a month, my house is like a graveyard without the babies, not used to the silence... (sic)," Arshad posted on his Twitter page.

The actor has a six-year-old son, Zeke and a three-year-old daughter, Zene Zoe.