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FRAMING MOVIES Take Twenty-Three: Amar, Akbar, Anthony (1977)

Written by on September 30th, 2013

Masala brilliance thy name is personified by Manmohan Desai. Masala filmmaking is that secret ingredient to nearly every film in this wide and bountiful Hindi film industry. Of course, filmmakers disguise these elements in the social message films, the love stories, the thrillers, and countless other genre-pictures. If we want something to break up the […]

BollySpice’s favourite Sunidhi Chauhan songs

Written by on September 27th, 2013

To celebrate acclaimed Bollywood playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan’s UK tour, the team at BollySpice thought it would be cool to put together a special feature which looks at her greatest songs. Sunidhi is unsurprisingly in-demand amongst Bollywood filmmakers, who want her voice to be mimed by some of the hottest actresses in the industry. Her […]

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“Bollywood without The Kapoors is like Superman without his Red Underwear”: Ranbir at NY Besharam Press Conference!

Written by on September 26th, 2013

There is very little on this planet to rival the sheer magnetism of three Kapoors in one room. When Ranbir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh Kapoor landed in New York City for the Besharam promotional tour, they bowled over fans and media alike. Joined by newcomer co-star Pallavi Sharda, producer Himanshu Mehra and Reliance […]

FRAMING MOVIES Take Twenty-Two: Jab We Met

Written by on September 24th, 2013

Jab We Met. Just reading that title makes many a Bollywood fan smile. The 2007 romantic comedy starred Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in outstanding performances and was directed by the great Imtiaz Ali. The film was a super duper hit and has gone on to be considered one of the best romance films to […]

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‘Besharam is an attitude. It’s listening to your heart and actually following your heart’- Ranbir Kapoor at UK Besharam Press Conference

Written by on September 21st, 2013

London was sparkling on a very grey, very bleak and very rainy September afternoon when Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Pallavi Sharda, Sanjeev Lambda- CEO, Mahesh Ramnathan- COO of Reliance Entertainment and producer Himanshu Mehra graced London with their presence. All set for the release of Besharam, the cast and production team visited the […]

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Amitabh Bachchan at IBC Amsterdam “Things are changing because society itself is changing.”

Written by on September 18th, 2013

The special curtain raiser of IBC (International Broadcasting Convention on Friday the 13th was a centenary celebration of one of the most creative, and certainly the most prolific, dream factory on Earth – Indian Cinema. From Raja Harishchandra, the first black and white silent film released in 1913, through to the critically acclaimed masterpieces of […]

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6: Grand Finale!

Written by on September 17th, 2013

Who will win??? Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa graciously reached its Super finale episode with its top 4 contestants: Drashti-Salman, Shaan-Marischa, Sumanth-Sonali and Lauren-Punit. This night promised some glamorous and entertaining acts, including a very special duo visiting the sets. Yes, superhero Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra were a part of this lovely night with the Jhalak […]

“John Day is a restless edgy drama of the doomed and the damned.” – Subhash K Jha

Written by on September 14th, 2013

This is no place for the weak. This world as we know it. And this film, as we discover with the thrill of chancing upon an unexpected little gem. Inspired from a Spanish film, is it? I really don’t give a fig where writer-director Ahishor Solomon got the raw material for this gripping cat-and-mouse tale. […]

FRAMING MOVIES Take Twenty-One: Mr. India (1987)

Written by on September 14th, 2013

What do you get when you put the master screenwriters of populist and allegoric masala films and the urbane and intellectual director of Masoom to combine their talents to create India’s most beloved superhero? Mr. India is the end product that transcends all masala boundaries to become the zaniest and looniest comedies of the 80s. […]

Special Report: Gori Tere Pyaar Mein trailer launch

Written by on September 12th, 2013

Finally, the first official trailer of the much awaited film Gori Tere Pyaar Mein starring Kareena Kapoor and Imran Khan was launched recently at a suburban theatre in Mumbai. The team of the film were present there to reveal the trailer and the launch was hosted by producer Karan Johar. Kareena was asked about her […]

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TIFF Special Report: Shuddh Desi Romance Press Conference

Written by on September 11th, 2013

A press conference was held in advance of the Gala Premiere of Shuddh Desi Romance at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11th, 2013. The press conference was moderated by Toronto producer Mohit Rajhans and attended by one of the film’s stars, Parineeti Chopra, along with director Maneesh Sharma, writer Jaideep Sahni, and Avtar […]

TIFF Special Review: Siddharth (dir. Richie Mehta, 2013)

Written by on September 10th, 2013

Canadian director Richie Mehta follows the success of his 2007 film Amal (which also screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to win numerous awards) with this emotional and devastating story of a Delhi chainwala’s search for his missing son. Mahendra Saini (Rajesh Tailang) has sent his 12-year-old son Siddharth (Irfan Khan) […]

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TIFF Special Review: Goopi Gawaiiya Bagha Bajaiiya (The World of Goopy and Bagha) (dir. Shilpa Ranade, 2013)

Written by on September 6th, 2013

It’s hard to imagine a film that would stand up to Satyajit Ray’s 1969 film Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (based on a story by Ray’s grandfather, Upendrakishore Ray), but book illustrator and animator Shilpa Ranade manages to do just that with her animated version, Goopi Gawaiiya Bagha Bajaiiya (The World of Goopy and Bagha), screening […]

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TIFF Special Review: Faith Connections (dir. Pan Nalin, 2013)

Written by on September 3rd, 2013

“My father told me,” says director Pan Nalin, “I should travel to the ultimate pilgrimage of Hindus, Kumbh Mela, and fetch him a bottle of holy water. He told me that the Kumbh Mela is the biggest gathering on earth, and there I shall feel the force of faith that connects us all.”  Nalin decides […]

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I learnt 18 dance forms in Jhalak – Sana Saeed

Written by on September 2nd, 2013

From being SRK’s cute Anjali to the hot chick in SOTY, Sana Saeed has come a long way. But the journey is far from over. She adds another feather to her cap with her recently concluded appearance on dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Ja where she shined in a whole new avatar (pun intended!). With […]

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Our Favourite Sonu Niigaam Songs A to Z!

Written by on August 14th, 2013

This weekend, Sonu Niigaam will be rocking the UK! With three concerts on the 16th (O2 Apollo, Manchester), 17th (Wembley Arena, London) and 18th (Demontfort Hall, Leicester) of August, we are all excited for Sonu’s upcoming tour: Sonu Nigam Rocks the UK. Organised by Perfect Harmony Productions Ltd with their associates Blues Communications, Cisne for […]

Who’s Hot Who’s Not: Ekta Kapoor’s Iftar Bash

Written by on August 8th, 2013

Bollywood film promotion unshamefully has no bounds. Recently Ekta Kapoor threw a lavish Iftar Party to promote her upcoming production, Once Upon a Time In Mumbai Dobara. But we’re more interested in the fashion on the red carpet. B-Town attended with all their glitz and glamour. Good glitz and glamour or bad glitz and glamour, well that is […]

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BollySpice Special: Top 15 songs to celebrate this Eid

Written by on August 8th, 2013

With the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan comes Eid-Ul-Fitr, where millions of Muslims across the globe use this special occasion to celebrate their achievements and unite with family and close friends. For the majority of people, Eid brings colour and happiness into their lives and Bollywood plays some role in that when […]

Special Report: B.A. Pass Press Conference

Written by on August 2nd, 2013

The faded, vintage glamour of the Delite Cinema provided the ideal location to host the press conference of new release B.A. Pass. We caught up with the stars and director of the film at the cinema, little more than a stone’s throw from Delhi’s Paharganj, where much of Ajay Bahl’s debut was shot. Despite getting […]

LIFF Special: BA Pass Review

Written by on July 24th, 2013

If you are looking to enter into a world of danger then look no further; BA Pass will provide you with just that. Based on Mohan Sikka’s short story The Railway Aunty, BA Pass is no typical Indian film. It goes against all that is considered to be traditional Indian customs and values, though the […]

LIFF Special: Moonsoon Shootout Review

Written by on July 20th, 2013

Previously screened at Cannes, Amit Kumar’s Monsoon Shootout was the opening film of the London Indian Film Festival 2013. Produced by Guneet Monga and co-produced by Anurag Kashyap, Monsoon Shootout’s cast includes Nawazuddin Siddiqui (Shiva), Tannishta Chatterjee (Rani) and Vijay Varma (Adi), Geetanjali Thapa (Anu). The story revolves around actions and consequences, the psychology of […]

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