Big B, Farhan Akhtar to star Vinod Chopra’s next film

October 9, 2013

Big B, Farhan Akhtar to star Vinod Chopra’s next filmBollywood’s superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar will soon be spotted in producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s upcoming film. Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, the movie is yet to receive a title from its makers, reports India Today.
The film will reportedly be a tightly-packed drama one, and one that has managed to bring the two actors
together after almost a decade. Read more

Madras Cafe not based on Rajiv Gandhi

August 23, 2013

Madras Cafe not based on Rajiv GandhiDirector Shoojit Sircar concedes that his movie, Madras Cafe, based on the Sri Lankan civil war, may have certain scenes resembling events related to Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, but he clarifies that the film’s story is not a biopic on the former prime minister, reports Hindustan Times.
At a press conference on Monday, Sircar and the film’s producer John Abraham, who also plays the lead actor in Read more

SRK’s Chennai Express sets new record

August 22, 2013

SRK’s Chennai Express sets new recordThey say records are made to be broken. All eyes are set on big names like Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan to surpass the new success parameter set by Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chennai Express – which has earned a whopping Rs.156.70 crore ($25 million) in its first week, reports Hindustan Times.
Directed by Rohit Shetty, Chennai Express, Read more

Aishwarya Rai Reminisces about

August 16, 2013

The Pink Panther 2
Aishwarya Rai Reminisces aboutAishwarya Rai is feeling a bit nostalgic about her
movie star days.The Bollywood icon, who hasn’t made a movie since 2010’s “Guzaarish,” posted a Facebook photo on Wednesday that showed the 39-year-old beauty in character for the 2009 film “The Pink Panther 2.”
In it, the “Bride and Prejudice” star shows off her Miss World looks with a halo of raven hair floating around her Read more

MNS threatens to disrupt release of Chennai Express

August 3, 2013

MNS threatens to disrupt release of Chennai ExpressThe Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has threatened to disrupt the release of the Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer Chennai Express, reports Hindustan Times.
The party’s film unit is upset over reports that the Rohit Shetty-directed movie has demanded prime slots in single cinemas across the state at the expense of some Marathi movies that Read more

Salman Khan, the philanthropist

January 21, 2013

Salman Khan, the philanthropistFollowing the footsteps of other Bollywood stars into the business of food joint chains, actor Salman Khan is planning to open restaurants and hospitals but insists it is not all for business but for a noble cause.
“We will start restaurants in metros first…We will open first in Mumbai and Pune and so on. Profits earned from them will go to the need of people living in metros. We will tie-up with someone Read more

Yash Chopra: The King of Romance bows out

November 2, 2012

Indian filmmaker Yash Chopra, also known as the “King of Romance” passed away on October 21, leaving a void in Bollywood which will be difficult to fill. Be it bold films on themes like illegitimacy “(Dhool ka Phool”), polygamous relationships (“Daag”), adultery (“Silisila”), or out and out romantic films ( “Dil to Pagal Hai”, “Veer-Zaara”, for example), he had a unique touch typified in what has come to be known Read more

Ranbir to become Kishore Kumar

September 22, 2012

Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor will play the role of Kishore Kumar in director Anurag Basu’s biopic on the legendary singer-actor.
“Ranbir, UTV and I, all three of us are committed to make this film. Ranbir is busy, he is doing two films in between. After ‘Barfi’, Ranbir and I will come together again for this movie,” Basu said.
“I have started writing Read more

Sridevi’s film gets ‘Gala’ premiere at Toronto festival

September 11, 2012

Sridevi’s English Vinglish will be premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Gala Section. It’s one of the 18 movies specially selected by the festival organisers.
R Balki, who’s producing the film with Eros International, said, ‘It’s the most prestigious section in which the best films of the world are showcased. It does feel great to be Read more

Aamir on Time

September 3, 2012

First it was Parveen Babi way back in 1976 and it was followed by Aishwarya Rai and Shahrukh Khan. Now it was the turn of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan to feature on the cover of Time magazine’s latest issue.
The magazine’s Asian edition cover title says “He’s breaking the Bollywood mold by tackling India’s social evils. Can one actor change a nation?”. This was clearly a reference to Read more

Madhuri Dixit turns singer

June 8, 2012

 Give Madhuri Dixit Nene a dance floor, and we all know what she is capable of. An entire generation of filmgoers grew up seeing Madhuri dance in movies like Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), Devdas (2002) and Aaja Nach Le (2007). But now, the versatile actor is all set to do something new — Season Five of the celebrity dance show Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa (to air on Colors from next week) will see her sing for the first time, reports Read more

Bollywood bound Bengali stars

June 7, 2012

There is sudden surge of Bengali actors in Bollywood cinema after the box-office success of Vidya-Balan-starrer, “Kahaani” and Paoli Dam’s “Hate Story”.
While in the past, stray forays in Hindi films have been made by Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Biswajeet and Moushumi Chatterjee, at least four to five actors from Bengali cinema seems to have found a good audience response to their roles in Hindi Read more

Aamir Khan to pitch in for nutrition campaign

June 7, 2012

Actor Aamir Khan, who has been earning accolades for highlighting social issues through his TV programme, will soon be seen spreading awareness about the problem of malnutrition as part of a major publicity campaign by the government, reports Times of India.
‘The Women and Child Development (WCD) ministry has planned a major information, education and Read more

Shah Rukh Khan Still Reveling In IPL Success

May 30, 2012

Shah Rukh Khan is living it up at the moment. Following his teams’ victory at the Indian Premier League, the celebrations just haven’t stopped for King Khan.
With a crowd of about 70,000 cheering for them, KKR took a victory parade from South Kolkata’s Hazra Crossing to Eden Gardens. The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, felicitated the actor, his entourage and the Kolkata Knight Riders’ Read more

Shilpa Shetty gives birth to baby boy

May 22, 2012

It’s time for Shilpa Shetty and hubby Raj Kundra to learn the art of changing nappies as their bundle of joy arrived early Monday morning.
The Bollywood actress delivered a healthy baby boy in a hospital in Khar, Mumbai. Talking to a leading daily, a source close to the Kundra family said, “The baby and mother are doing fine. Shilpa’s husband Raj Kundra was by Shilpa’s side from the beginning Read more

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