Bollywood Features

Chak De Somerset House

Written by on August 18th, 2007

On August 9th, Somerset House became the focal point for Bollywood. Film4, was airing a Bollywood film as a part of the Summer Season for the first time. Not only that, but it was also the premiere of Chak De India. It was the first film Somerset House has premiered and it happened to be […]

Spotlight: Ali Larter

Written by on August 18th, 2007

“You know, I don’t know if at the beginning of your career, you ever plan or know which way you’re going to go. In the beginning, when you start working, you audition and you get the movies that you get, and that kind of path is out of your hands, in a way.” ~ Ali […]

Lost in Translation

Written by on August 18th, 2007

I hate the subtitles in Indian films. As someone who watches many foreign films, subtitles don’t bother me. Inaccurate translations do. Indian cinema has a huge issue with translations and subtitles. I have no idea what the film’s subtitles turn out to be in other languages, but with English being my mother tongue and Hindi/Urdu […]

Who’s Hot Who’s Not: 9th – 16th August

Written by on August 18th, 2007

BollySpice brings you a host of stars, some who should be jailed for life for utter crimes in fashion.. while others are working it out! Check out what the stars have been upto in the last week and who’s hot and who’s not! Recently, Esha Deol has been spotted at the Garnier Launch for their […]

Funny Celebrity Quotes Part 2

Written by on August 12th, 2007

After the success of our last article, we present you yet again with even more celebrity howlers! Featuring the best and worst quotes of celebrities, sit back and enjoy… Aftab Shivdasani “I really don’t know what is going wrong with my life? Sometimes I wonder if my stars are right or what?” – Oooh ooh […]

Blog: Top 5 Attractive Celebrities

Written by on August 12th, 2007

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. Lucky brings you the underated stars of Bollywood who deserve a mention in the industry where perfect looks are synonymous with Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Bachchan. […]

Top 10 Most Romantic Moments of Recent Times

Written by on August 8th, 2007

Ishq, Pyar, Mohabbat. What would Bollywood be without it? Love it or hate it, you can’t ignore it! We take a look at the most romantic scenes of recent times… Electrifying chemistry, undeniable on screen presence, and undying love are some elements witnessed from these couples.. who set the screen on fire! 10 — Mohabbatein […]

Star Facts – Did you know…

Written by on August 2nd, 2007

Saif Ali Khan“Both Salman and I’ve done good things for people. But no one notices our positive qualities” It may be disturbing to know that this sweetheart of Bollywood has indulged in some quite disturbing activities in the past. For example did you know that some of his childhood hobbies included throwing cats out of […]

Bollywood’s Casting Couch

Written by on August 2nd, 2007

The casting couch is a term used to describe “the trading of sexual favors by an aspirant, apprentice employee, or subordinate to a superior, in return for access into an occupation, or for other career advancement within an organization,” (Wikipedia). Also known more formally as quid pro quo sexual harassment, it occurs in many industries […]

Complexity Over Simplicity in Movies

Written by on July 19th, 2007

In an age of complex and intelligent cinema, audiences have now started to crave for those simple storylines that once flooded the screens. Now when the world and our very own lives have gotten so complex, it’s beyond our control. It’s a refreshing feel to just go and sit in a cinema and get carried […]

Why We Love Harry Potter

Written by on July 18th, 2007

Soon the world will end, well not this world, but the world so many Muggles know and love. On 12:00am July 21st, we will finally get our hands on the last book, Book 7 of Harry Potter; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. I do believe the world will stop at that time and if […]

Hollywood Trends

Written by on July 18th, 2007

In recent years, there has been a major decline in Hollywood movies, not in numbers but in the calibre of the movies produced. Sure, movies that are given Oscars at the end of the year are identified as a groundbreaking works of art, but they still do not appeal to the everyday cine-goer. It’s rare […]

Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Written by on July 18th, 2007

Pumpkin Cookies (Or as we call them Pumpkin Pasties) Preheat oven to 375 Ingredients:1 cup butter1 cup sugar1 can pumpkin (can use fresh but canned is easier!)1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla (use real not fake!)2 cups sifted all-purpose flour1 teaspoon double-acting baking powder

Top 5 couples you wish existed in real-life

Written by on July 11th, 2007

The magic of love and romance is an ongoing saga in Indian Cinema. From the times of black and white movies to today’s futuristic romantic movies, we’ve all had those special on screen couples that had such amazing chemistry that it was hard to believe they weren’t in love when the camera was off. Some […]

How can we prove originality in cinema when even the name isn’t?

Written by on July 11th, 2007

Bollywood is a Bad Word. Think of the large Hollywood sign, perched uniquely on a grassy mountain. It’s a signature of their cinema — a symbol of their industry. The term “Bollywood” is generated from Bombay, the capital city of Hindi movies, and (obviously) Hollywood. However, when something is copied it generally loses some of […]

Bollywood’s Most Controversial Stars

Written by on July 11th, 2007

There is nothing like a good controversy to get people talking and Bollywood has it’s fair share of controversial stars. We put a spotlight on 2 of them and why the media just couldn’t leave them alone! Preity ZintaAs Preity put it in a recent Koffee With Karan appearance ‘I’m controversy’s favourite child’, and favourite […]

The New 7 Wonders of the World

Written by on July 11th, 2007

On 07-07-07, the New 7 Wonders of the World were announced in a spectacular ceremony held at the Estadio da Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal. The campaign to name the new wonders began in 2000 with almost 200 nominations coming in from all over the world and then in 2006 the list of candidates was […]

Lack of Originality in Bollywood

Written by on July 9th, 2007

Bollywood is a name that says it all. Time in memorial Indian cinema has been frantically trying to imitate Hollywood. Imitation is not the only issue; throughout the years our cinema has continually assessed its movies by comparing and contrasting to Hollywood movies, movie stars, and music. As if that wasn’t enough, we judge our […]

Product Review: Eyeliner

Written by on July 9th, 2007

I hope you all enjoyed my last article about applying eyeliner and now that you all know how to do it, you can read about several different liners and decide which one is best for you. Liquid Eyeliner Avon EyewriterThis liquid liner has a thin, felt tip which makes it easy to draw thin lines. […]

Five careers that are going down the drain

Written by on July 6th, 2007

The biggest stars of Bollywood may arguably be the most criticized celebrities in the world. You can absolutely love their performance in one film, while their next can leave doubts in your head. You can be irritated by the repetitiveness of their roles. Or even get sick of seeing them with the same co-stars. Or […]

Industry Camps

Written by on July 6th, 2007

The idea of industry camps existing, everyone was aware about. However, the existence of these camps intervening with a director’s creative abilities is one idea that hadn’t been thought about, unless one happened to catch Sanjay Leela Bansali’s comment to Karan Johar in the current season of “Koffee With Karan”. Bansali commented to Karan in […]

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