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Bihar Skill Development Mission plays host to Mobile Manufacturers Conclave at National Capital


By Ashok Punatar Mobile: 09820746494 Email: ashokpunatar@gmail.com

In a bid to cash-in on the boom in the Smartphone market and frugal data packs, Bihar Skill Development Mission (BSDM) held a Mobile Manufacturers Conclave in New Delhi this Monday. The aim was to bring together stakeholders across various sectors of information technology, telecommunication & electronics to create synergy between BSDM, Bihar Govt., the youths of Bihar & Leading Mobile Manufacturers of India. The focus of the meet was at securing support for industry – government partnerships to create new avenues for skilled youths of the state.

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“We create action that is still real,” says stunt coordinator, Wade Eastwood of Mission: Impossible – Fallout


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Director McQuarrie’s vision was to deliberately give the film, Mission: Impossible – Fallout a different look without taking out crucial core values of the iconic action franchise.

Every Mission: Impossible film features Cruise performing one unforgettable, death-defying stunt. In Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, it was climbing Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper and In Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, it was hanging from the door of an Airbus A400M Atlas military transport plane as it takes off.

Commenting on the same, McQuarrie said, “Mission: Impossible is all about practical stunts, practical action and real locations with as little green screen as humanly possible. Tom is ready and willing to do just about anything we can conjure up. So you have to find ways to put the camera where you can see that your star is actually performing these stunts, so everything is designed around putting Tom in the center of the action.”

For Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Cruise and McQuarrie intensified the excitement by designing a series of extraordinary stunts certain to leave audiences without breath. Adding further, McQuarrie said, “Tom spent over a year preparing for this movie. There was a lot of speculation about what the stunt would be. I had to clarify that he was preparing for a sequence of stunts. There is more danger in this sequence than I have ever seen; Tom was constantly in peril.”

The first stunt sequence was shot in New Zealand and was known as the ‘long-line’ which involved Cruise climbing up a rope dangling from a helicopter flying at roughly 2,000 feet and then free-falling 40 feet onto the payload at the end of the rope and bouncing off of it.

According to Cruise, the stunt was in the design and planning stages for two years. “It was definitely one of the most extreme things we did on this movie, but you can’t get this stuff on a green screen. It’s very technical: You have to figure out what the helicopter can hold, the payload, where you can put the cameras, what the angles can be. All the rigs have to check out, any little particle that comes off and hits the rotor blades is a real problem. It required great flying from the pilot and rigging from the stunt guys, who all did an incredible job.”

As thrilling as the stunts are, the crew always avoided crossing over into unrealistic superhero territory, says stunt coordinator Wade Eastwood. “We create action that is still real. I think that’s why audiences relate to his character in these movies. Ethan Hunt is a human being. He knows what he’s got to do. He doesn’t always pick the easiest way to do it, but he throws everything at it, so we have to create action and stunts that can wow the audiences while also giving them a laugh and being believable.”  Read more

Tom Cruise: Mission: Impossible – Fallout is a culmination of all the previous films in the series


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

The Mission: Impossible franchise is back with its new and exhilarating sequel, Mission: Impossible – Fallout! Over the last two decades, the film series has been loved by children, youth and adults alike, leaving the world wanting for more!

With its mind-blowing stunts and spy plot, Mission: Impossible is one of the most successful franchises in movie history. The thriller series that started in 1996 was always cherished for its action-packed adventures.

Produced by and starring, Tom Cruise, Mission: Impossible – Fallout promises to take us on a crazy ride yet again. According to him, it is a culmination of all the previous films in the series. It’s a sure shot closure on all the previous unfinished plotlines. Quoting Cruise, “You’re going to see characters brought back and storylines brought to a conclusion.”

Adding further, Cruise said, “At the beginning of the film, the book The Odyssey was chosen for a very specific reason. The journey my character, Ethan Hunt, and his team go through is an odyssey inspired by and reflective of that story. It’s an epic personal tale, and there are enormous emotional stakes for the characters.”

Mission: Impossible – Fallout features Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt in a race against time alongside his Impossible Mission Force team comprising of Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames and familiar allies like Rebecca Ferguson and Michelle Monaghan.

Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and Vanessa Kirby will also join the dynamic cast along with filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie returning to the wheel. Read more

Ola launches “Mission: Electric” to put 10,000 EVs on the road in 12 months


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Ola, one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies, today announced “Mission: Electric”, with a commitment to place10,000 E-rickshaws and Electric auto-rickshaws in its service in the next 12 months.   From cycle rickshaws to ‘shuttles’ and last-mile transport,three-wheelers continue to be a dominant form of daily transit for many people across the nation.  Building on the pioneering EV pilot by the company in Nagpur, Ola believes electrification can improve outcomes for drivers, customers, and its business model. The company will develop “Mission: Electric” as a platform to bring one million Electric Vehicles on the road by 2021.  Ola will work with driver-partners, cities, vehicle manufacturers, and battery companies to make sustainable technologies cost-effective and viable in daily mobility.  Ola is the market leader in app-based hailing, and intends to leverage its scale to bring cleaner, more comfortable, and safer products to market.   Read more