Raajneeti, a film produced by UTV Motion Pictures and directed by Prakash Jha is making quite a buzz around Bollywood because of it’s unique political backdrop and star-studded ensemble cast (which includes Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Manoj Bajpai, Naseeruddin Shah, Nana Patekar, Ajay Devgan and Arjun Rampal). Recently, the director and some members of the [...]
Recently the Mumbai Mirror wrote a story that Yash Raj Films had a project in the works on the life of Raj Kapoor, however we can now report that there’s no such project planned by the banner. YRF has categorically denied that the film is being made. In a statement Rafiq Gangjee, Vice President of [...]
The much anticipated Gurinder Chadha film titled It’s a Wonderful Afterlife was just premiered on Monday in London. The film, starring Sendhil Ramamurthy (of Heroes fame), Shabana Azmi, Sally Hawkins and Mark Addy to name a few, will be releasing in the UK on April 21st and in India and Pakistan on May 7th. While [...]
At the end of April comedy master Akshay Kumar will be making fans laugh out loud with his new film Housefull. Not only are Riteish Deshmuksh, Arjun Rampal, Boman Irani, Lara Dutta, Jiah Khan and Deepika Padukone joining in on the Sajid Khan directed hilarity, you also will see the “Queen”, a tiger and even [...]
“If it is about our future… every question must be answered”… this is the tagline for Paathshaala. The film is an inside look into the Indian education system, the pressure put on students and a teacher’s desire to make change. The film stars Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia and Nana Patekar. Check out these sneak peaks [...]
You can see the new hot jodi of Shahid Kapoor and Anushka Sharma when they hit the screens on May 7th, in Badmaash Company. The Yash Raj Film’s release was directed by Parmeet Sethi and also stars Meiyang Chang and Vir Das as partners in crime to the fab duo of Shahid and Anushka. We [...]
When producer Rakesh Roshan and director Anurag Basu first met Barbara Mori for Kites story narration in Los Angeles, the actress just had inch long hair as she had gone completely bald for her role in a Spanish film. She had just completed shooting for her film Cosas Insignificantes (Insignificant Things) that spoke of the [...]
The BBC Asian Network celebrates this year’s Vaisakhi Festival on Wednesday 14 April. Dedicating many of the network’s programmes to the festival, the celebrations climax with Gagan’s Vaisakhi Party from 5pm. The network kicks of its programming at 5am where Ravinder Singh Kundra will present a live version of Devotional Sounds. Featuring an interview with [...]
This Friday, April 16th the eagerly awaited Paathshaala comes to theaters. The film stars Ayesha Takia, Nana Patekar, Shahid Kapoor and a school full of children. The film is set at a school and delves into the Indian education system and was directed by newcomer Milind Ukey. In an recent interview, Ukey revealed that working [...]
Coming up on May 7th is YRF’s new slick film Badmaash Company. Living the life of champagne wishes and caviar dreams, the four friends (Shahid Kapoor, Meiyang Chang, Vir Das and Anushka Sharma) of Badmaash Company discover that to make a business successful you don’t need big money. All you need is a big idea! [...]
Parmeet Sethi makes his directorial debut with Badmaash Company. Presented by Yash Raj Films, the movie stars Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Meiyang Chang and Vir Das. Music is by Pritam, with lyrics penned by Anvita Dutt.
Finally, Prince is here! The film, starring Vivek Oberoi, opens in theaters everywhere tomorrow and fans are clamoring to see the actor in the action hero avatar! We have got an exclusive behind the scenes video of the making of the film. Check it out as they talk action scenes, believable unbelievability and so much [...]
Honeys Dance Academy (HDA), UK’s premiere Bollywood dance school, and Desitara.com, the world’s leading Talent Portal, announce the Bollywood Dance Championships 2010, a unique talent contest to launch the career of UK’s next superstar and dancer in the making. To celebrate the launch of the event where one contestant will win a once in a [...]
One of the most eagerly anticipated films of this year is Anurag Basu’s Kites, starring Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Raunaut, and debutant Barbara Mori. Check out a few of the stills from the film. Looks like it will be an amazing love story!
Coming up soon is ace director Gurinder Chadha’s new film It’s A Wonderful Afterlife and boy does it have an all star international cast including the magnificent Shabana Azmi, the hunky Sendhil Ramamurthy and the wonderful newcomer Goldy Notay … plus a few zombies as well. Intriguing no? We think so! We have got your [...]
Bollywood has some of the most difficult barriers, mostly built by its self enacted gatekeepers, in any industry in any part of the globe. Filmi families, old school thinking, star fascination despite incurring a loss of Rs 3500 crore in 2009, casting couch, irrational thought processes, etc, etc. The higher the barriers, the greater the [...]
Making it a first of sorts, Studio 18 has pushed the envelope on emerging rights by licensing the Hotel VoD rights of five top TIFC films for China & Macau – Jab We Met, Welcome, Singh Is Kinng, Kidnap and Golmaal Returns. The globalisation of Bollywood and the enormous tourist traffic in China is expected [...]
On 7-11 April, Southbank Centre launches ‘Alchemy’, a major new festival celebrating contemporary and traditional culture from India and BBC Asian Network is the official Radio Partner. The five day festival sees a full programme of music, dance, literature, food, debate and fashion and will take over all venues and spaces of Southbank Centre. The [...]
After the worldwide musical successes of blockbuster soundtracks Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna, My Name is Khan etc. Sony Music Entertainment (India), India’s largest multinational and third largest music company, is proud to release the soundtrack of one of this year’s most highly anticipated international Indian motion pictures, It’s a Wonderful Afterlife, [...]
Top musician of Hindi cinema, Sukhwinder Singh, has now joined the acting industry. He is playing the lead in the film Kuchh Kariye directed and produced by Jagbir Dahiya. It’s a social film dealing with certain contemporary and relevant issues. It’s a journey of a man meeting his destiny and coming to terms with his [...]
Watch as Akshay, Riteish and Arjun groove to the cool tune ‘Dhaano’! The three along with three beauties Deepika Padukone, Jiah Khan and Lara Dutta are all part of the fun in Sajid Khan’s Housefull. Want more? You can see it when Housefull opens on April 30th!