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Blog Editorial: An open Letter from Filmi Girl to all those Americans making Bollywood parodies…please stop.

Written by on January 26th, 2013

Note: The views expressed in this article do not reflect the views of BollySpice.com’s staff or owners. They are solely the views of the writer of this opinion piece/blog. We present a special editorial blog from Kara Baer aka Filmi Girl as she writes an open letter to Americans making Bollywood parodies and asks them […]

Jiah Khan launches her new website!

Written by on October 29th, 2010

Super hot Bollywood babe Jiah Khan, who whipped crowds into a frenzy in “Housefull,” has just launched her own website and blog! While some stars prefer to stay silent about rumors, Jiah joins the outspoken ranks of Aamir Khan and Kangana Ranaut choosing to express her opinions directly to her fans. Writing in her first […]

Outsourced’s Rizwan Manji would love to do Bollywood!

Written by on October 29th, 2010

The masala-flavored sitcom “Outsourced,” which was just picked up for a full season, has quickly become an important part of the NBC Thursday night line-up. The show takes place in India at a call center for an American company and is the first major American television show to feature a primarily South Asian cast. Rizwan […]

Golmaal 3

Written by on October 17th, 2010

Director Rohit Shetty has kept fans waiting for a full year while he prepared his next film: Golmaal 3, starring Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, and Tusshar Kapoor as old friends in Goa who get up to some mischief. As the third installment in the Golmaal series, Golmaal 3 has a lot to live […]

Tere Bin Laden in New York!

Written by on September 30th, 2010

After an enthusiastic opening in Indian cinema halls across the globe, Ali Zafar’s Bollywood debut film, Tere Bin Laden is making its presence felt with Western audiences in the United States as the opening film at the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival in New York which started on 23rd of September, 2010. The press response […]

Aakrosh

Written by on September 27th, 2010

Although Priyadarshan has a reputation for making hilarious comedies in Bollywood, his regional films often tackle very serious subjects, such as the National Award winning Tamil language film Kanchivaram (2008). Aakrosh, a story of honor killings and caste prejudice in small town Bihar, finds director Priyadarshan in this serious mode. The film stars Ajay Devgn, […]

Action Replayy Trailer!!

Written by on September 10th, 2010

The bold colors and bright songs of the 1970s are making a comeback this year! First there was the super-hit Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai that gave audiences a taste of the dark side of the 1970s – smuggling, drugs, and violence. Now, director Vipul Shah (Namastey London) is set to revisit the lighter […]

Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai: Preview

Written by on June 30th, 2010

The last few years have seen Bollywood filmmakers come down with a case of nostalgia for yesteryear’s films. From Phir Milenge Chalti Chalti to the remix of ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’ that opens Bachna Ae Haseeno, at the same that films are becoming more like Hollywood, filmmakers are borrowing the glamour of days past to try […]

Raavanan: The Making of a Mad Man

Written by on June 19th, 2010

Director Mani Ratnam’s Raavanan, the Tamil language counterpart to Raavan, is a misty, murky take on the classic story of the kidnapping Ram’s wife Sita by the ten-headed demon Raavan. In this modern re-telling, Raavan becomes Veeeru (Chaiyyan Vikram) the ‘king’ of a small patch of jungle and all the villagers within it and for […]

Milenge Milenge

Written by on June 17th, 2010

There is something very nostalgic about listening to a Himesh Reshammiya soundtrack. These days, Himesh is more interested in trying for stardom in front of the camera than in writing the chart-busting songs he specialized in all through the early part of the 2000s. Milenge Milenge itself is a bit of a blast from the […]

Rakesh and Rajesh Roshan talk about Bollywood, family, and Kites

Written by on May 21st, 2010

The Roshans take both family and film making very seriously. Brothers Rakesh and Rajesh Roshan have worked together since the 1970s, Rajesh’s musical talents providing the soundtrack for hits from Inkaar (1977) to Krrish (2006). Rakesh’s son Hrithik joined the family business with Kaho Na Pyaar Hai (2000) and the rest is history. The brothers […]

Kites

Written by on May 20th, 2010

Since the day it was announced, Kites has been surrounded by controversy, rumor, and hype. Directed by Bollywood outsider Anurag Basu working on his first big budget film, Kites was a gamble for producer Rakesh Roshan. Even starring the notoriously dedicated Hrithik Roshan, success was not guaranteed – the lack of proper song picturizations, the […]

“Now, with any story, any script I can see Hrithik in it” – Anurag Basu

Written by on May 17th, 2010

Director Anurag Basu is known for working outside the Bollywood mainstream. Films like Gangster: A Love Story and Life in A Metro combined an honest look at life with the soulfulness of classic Bollywood. With Kites, Anurag is taking his realness and applying it to the big budget magic of a Rakesh Roshan production. He […]

“In Kites I had to just completely let go and play by heart” – Hrithik Roshan

Written by on May 15th, 2010

Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori, stars of Kites, were in New York yesterday to speak about their experiences working on this groundbreaking film and BollySpice was there at the round-table discussion to get all the news for you. Hrithik was looking fit and healthy, if a little tired, in a pair of well-fitting denims and […]

Karan Johar launches mens fashion line

Written by on April 20th, 2010

Not only is he a beloved director and chat show host but Karan Johar has always had a unique eye and talent for fashion, especially menswear. The style maven is known for being exceptionally well dressed and he even designed the wardrobe for Shah Rukh Khan in films like Om Shanti Om and Dil To […]

Akshay and the village belles

Written by on April 20th, 2010

While Akshay Kumar may have had a reputation as a real ladies man before his marriage to Twinkle Khanna but he hasn’t let his skills in chatting up the fairer sex go to waste! No, he hasn’t been tom-catting around. The natural charmer was on location in the rural village of Malshej Ghat shooting for […]

Arshad and Shilpa spice up Zara Nach Ke Dhika

Written by on April 19th, 2010

Although his first home production may have been a “ghostly” presence at the box office, Arshad Warsi is not one to take life’s challenges sitting down. Instead of taking time off to mope, the man with the golden feet is putting his skills to use on Star One’s Zara Nach Ke Dikha as a judge. […]

Review: Asha Bhosle in Concert!

Written by on April 18th, 2010

Asha Bhosle in concert is a transcendental experience; she captures not just the sound of Bollywood but its very soul. Asha Bhosle is still a firecracker at 76 and she and Sudesh Bhosle performed for a good three hours last night at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC backed by the R.D. Burman band. I […]

Badmaash Company

Written by on April 11th, 2010

Starring Anushka Sharma, Shahid Kapoor, Meiyang Chang (F4, Indian Idol), and Vir Das as a gang of friends who get caught up in glitz, glamour, and fast money in 1990s Mumbai, Badmaash Company seems set to be the film equivalent of a fun night out at the clubs with your own gang of friends and […]

The Blue Mug Play on Tour!

Written by on April 5th, 2010

Bollywood fans worldwide will get a real treat this coming spring with a traveling production of The Blue Mug, a new play directed by Atul Kumar that stars Ranvir Shorey, Konkona Sen Sharma, Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Sheeba Chaddha, and Munish Bhardwaj. The Blue Mug is based in part on The Man Who Mistook His […]

Review: Love Times Seven – A love poem to Bollywood

Written by on April 4th, 2010

At the intermission of Love Times Seven, the new Bollywood inspired play from Arpita Mukherjee, my mother turned to me and asked, “Is it supposed to be funny when people die in Bollywood movies?” She had been confused by the loud guffaws coming from the couple sitting behind us since to the uninformed viewer there […]

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