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Daniel Craig thinks Shilpa Shetty could be ‘Bond girl’

Written by on November 14th, 2008

What began as a random promotional quote from a Bollywood publicist, is now on the lips of one of Hollywood’s biggest heart-throbs. A year ago, desi publicist Dale Bhagwagar (who handled PR for the gorgeous Shilpa Shetty for the best five years of her career) was asked by a British journalist from Daily Mail, if […]

‘Rang Rasiya’ screened at London Film Festival

Written by on November 13th, 2008

Actor Randeep Hooda’s forthcoming bilingual film Rang Rasiya in Hindi and Colours of Passion in English, was screened at the 52nd London Film Festival, recently. “The film was superbly received at the festival,” says a cheerful Randeep. “The audience was enthralled by the colours and emotions of the theme. It was screened alongside Danny Boyle’s […]

“There is always a little Neetu in my characters!” -Neetu Chandra

Written by on November 12th, 2008

She’s only a couple of years old in the industry but already has directors like Madhur Bhandarkar and Priyadarshan endorsing her filmography along with prestigious banners like UTV and Adlabs. Neetu Chandra has certainly arrived with a bang! She made her debut against two of the biggest hotties of the century, Akshay Kumar and John […]

Little Zizou bags 2 top awards at major NY film festival

Written by on November 12th, 2008

The Sooni Taraporevala-directed Little Zizou, selected as the closing film on 9th November, 2008 at the 8th Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival (MIAAC), came trumps when it received the Best Director and Time Warner Best Screenplay awards. Little Zizou, a Mira Nair and Indian Films’ presentation, has been produced by Jigri Dost Productions. Taraporevala’s […]

Preview of “Dostana”

Written by on November 11th, 2008

It’s all happening in the Beach Party Capitol of the world…Miami is the setting for Dharma Productions latest offering “Dostana” – serving a cocktail of all ingredients to do with Friendship, Fun, Frolic and that thing called Love…but with a slight twist – there is a small case of pretending to be Gay! When Sameer […]

“We jam in the studio and see what comes out!” -Ehsaan Noorani

Written by on November 11th, 2008

As part of the award-winning trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Ehsaan Noorani has composed some of the biggest hits in Hindi soundtracks. You have heard his work on Dil Chata Hai, Kal Ho Na Ho, Bunty aur Babli and Taare Zameen Par to name just a few. Ehsaan is known as the most energetic of the group and […]

DC Gets Ready to Rock On!! at the Indian Visions Film Festival

Written by on November 11th, 2008

Indian Visions: Indian Film Festival of Washington, DC (www.indianvisions.org) will soon take place from November 13 through November 16. The opening night film is none other than Rock On!! Director Abhishek Kapoor will be attending the opening night to present his film and to interact with the DC audiences. “I’m sure DC film enthusiasts will […]

After Big B and SRK, Chunky to play ‘Don’

Written by on November 10th, 2008

If you can’t tolerate one Chunky Panday, two would be double trouble. And that’s going to be the case in Anubhav Sinha’s Sankat City directed by Pankaj Advani. Chunky, for the first time in his career, is playing a double role. And guess what! It’s a take-off on Don (do we see Bachchan and SRK […]

Movie Preview: Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

Written by on November 9th, 2008

Note: Full credit for the following movie preview goes to Yash Raj Films. You can visit the film’s website at www.rabnebanadijodi.com Movie Preview: Have you ever stopped to think if the most ordinary, uninteresting, unobtrusive man you might see on the road or around you might have a love story to tell? Maybe not! How […]

STOP PRESS: Extortion bid on celebrity publicist foiled by Police

Written by on November 5th, 2008

Bollywood PR specialist Dale Bhagwagar, who has been associated with celebrities like Hrithik Roshan, Shilpa Shetty, Priyanka Chopra, Esha Deol, Randeep Hooda and Vivek Oberoi, received a threatening extortion call this week. According to a complaint registered at the Oshiwara Police Station, an unknown caller who identified himself as “SK”, demanded Rs 4.5 lakh from […]

Indian Films-Studio 18 have a penta whammy at the box office!

Written by on November 5th, 2008

The Indian Films released comedy, Golmaal Returns fired up the Indian new-year weekend with outstanding grosses from 1,050 locations worldwide. The multi-starrer registered approx. $10 million at the box office within five days of its theatrical release on Wednesday 29th October, 2008, emerging as the numero uno release of the Diwali season. At the domestic […]

See the official trailer of Slumdog Millionaire

Written by on November 3rd, 2008

Starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, and Irrfan Khan, Slumdog Millionaire was just included in Entertainment Weekly magazine’s predictions of possible Oscar nominees in both the Best Picture and Best Director categories. Winner of the 2008 Toronto Film Festival People’s Choice Award, Slumdog Millionaireis the story of Jamal Malik (Patel), an 18 year-old orphan […]

Why Golmaal Returns is special for Celina Jaitly!

Written by on October 31st, 2008

Celina Jaitly is delighted with the box office response to Golmaal Returns and the appreciation she has been getting from all quarters for her portrayal of a comic South-Indian, Mira Nair. In a candid chat, post release, she says, “When Rohit (Shetty) said that he wanted to present me in a different light I surrendered […]

Sneak Peek – Fashion

Written by on October 28th, 2008

The journey of the rise and fall and phoenix like re-birth of India’s number one Supermodel. Set against the glittering backdrop of the glamorous but ruthless world of haute couture fashion, this tells the story of one small town girl with a dream and the determination to make it a reality. Meghna Mathur knew in […]

175 prints internationally for Golmaal Returns

Written by on October 27th, 2008

Known to raise the bar on their films, Indian Films – Studio 18 are now giving the keenly anticipated Golmaal Returns a wide release in the overseas markets. The second in the successful Golmaal series will have an 175-print outing internationally, far more than the number on which the first Golmaal had released back in […]

Praise for Preity in Mehta’s ‘Heaven on Earth’

Written by on October 26th, 2008

After a grand TIFF premiere, Deepa Mehta’s Heaven on Earth starring Preity Zinta (who just won an award for her performance) has stunned Canadian audiences after its release on October 24th. Although the film has received mixed reviews, the cast has been unanimously praised. Bollyspice has compiled a series of quotes from some of the […]

Revealing Aamir Khan’s new hot body!

Written by on October 25th, 2008

Yes fans and admirers, that bulky hunk is indeed Aamir Khan and you can see that glorious body and more of him alongside Asin when Ghajini opens on Christmas Day! Ghanjini is the Hindi remake of the Tamil blockbuster of the same name. It traces the story of a man suffering from short term amnesia […]

Your chance to win Heroes CDs!

Written by on October 25th, 2008

We’re holding our first contest for all our readers for a chance to win an Heroes audio CD, proudly sponsored by Eros Entertainment. To enter, simply answer the following five questions and send your answers to editors@bollyspice.com. Which model turned actor is one of the lead characters in the film Heroes?a) Dino Moreab) John Abrahamc) […]

Shreyas, Tusshar, Ajay, Arshad turn cross-dressers!

Written by on October 21st, 2008

The Golmaal Returns lads, Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor and Shreyas Talpade had to cross-dress on director Rohit Shetty’s call!!! There was a scene in the film that required the boy gang to dress up like women. It happens to be Women’s Day (in the film) so they must dress up as females to […]

Karisma – Kareena together for ‘Golmaal Returns’

Written by on October 19th, 2008

They haven’t shared space on the big screen but Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor will finally share screen space together on television. The siblings will feature together in an episode of Star Plus’ ‘Nach Baliye 4′ on which Karisma is one of the judges alongside Arjun Rampal and Farah Khan. Kareena is likely to shoot […]

Sherlyn loses her publicist!

Written by on October 17th, 2008

Bollywood’s leading PR specialist Dale Bhagwagar has parted ways with his most controversial client Sherlyn Chopra the second time round. When the spin doctor took charge of her promotions the first time, he had propelled Sherlyn to instant fame with multiple leaks of shocking controversies in the media. But within a year of their successful […]

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