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Akshay Kumar: “When I first read the script of Special Chabbis, I was totally bowled over!”

Written by on February 7th, 2013

Coming up on Friday, February 8th, is the highly anticipated Special Chabbis, starring Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Jimmy Shergill, Manoj Bajpayee and Kajal Aggarwal. Early buzz is that Special 26 (Chabbis) a cleverly scripted gritty drama is not to be missed and that the cast has given award winning performances. Directed by Neeraj Pandey of […]

Special Feature: Subhash K Jha shares memories of Abhishek Bachchan on his birthday!

Written by on February 5th, 2013

Today, as Abhishek Bachchan grows a year older and pretends to be much older than he really is, I think back to the day almost two years in April 2011 when he came to my home in Patna. At around 6 pm when Abhishek taken off his shoes and had plonked himself comfortably on the […]

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Subhash K Jha: Bejoy Nambiar bleeds brilliancy into the film David

Written by on February 4th, 2013

David Starring Vikram, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vinay Virmani, Tabu, Lara Dutta, Nasser,Rohini Hattangadi, Monica Dogra Directed by Bejoy Nambiar Rating: **** ½ Bejoy Nambiar’s second feature film after Shaitaan interconnects the lives of three characters named David, played with outstanding conviction by actors belonging to three different generations. They three protagonists who by chance share […]

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Subhash K Jha: “Vishwaroop is edge-of-the-seat entertainment”

Written by on February 1st, 2013

Vishwaroop Starring Kamal Haasan, Pooja Kumar, Rahul Bose Directed by Kamal Haasan Rating: **** First things first. Kamal Haasan’s enormously controversial film doesn’t hurt Muslim sentiments. In fact it doesn’t hurt the sentiments of any section of the people except those party-poopers who think having a ball at the movies went out of style with […]

Rakesh Roshan: 40 Years in Bollywood

Written by on January 31st, 2013

Rakesh Roshan is undoubtedly one of the most intriguing filmmakers to have emerged from Hindi cinema over the past few decades. He is more than just the father of superstar Hrithik Roshan. He is someone who has devoted himself to making films as dramatic and exciting as possible for his viewers. Fans are certain that […]

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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 […]

Sequels to Look Forward to in 2013

Written by on January 20th, 2013

Welcome 2013! Bollywood is already happening along with the New Year but what is more special this year is the number of sequels that have been awaited and promise to do justice to the rhe prequels and the expectations of the s. We have shortlisted the much waited ones for our readers and here is […]

Jodis to look forward to in 2013

Written by on January 19th, 2013

2012 has seen many unlikely and fresh jodis that have set cinema screens on fire, such as Ishaqzaade’s Arjun & Parineeti, Housefull 2’s John & Jacqueline, Houseful 2 and Khiladi 786’s Asin & Akshay, Jab Tak Hai Jaan’s Katrina & SRK and London Paris New York’s Ali Zafar & Aditi Rao Hydari Now its time […]

Who’s Hot Who’s Not – 58th Filmfare Awards Nominations Bash

Written by on January 17th, 2013

If the turn out at the nominations bash was this amazing, we can only imagine how fabulous the red carpet at the 58th Idea Filmfare Awards 2012 will be. For now here’s my take on fashion on red carpet on the night of the nominations bash! Anushka Sharma & Imran Khan With the release of […]

BollySpice Wish list for 2013!

Written by on January 17th, 2013

2012 was a reasonably good year for Bollywood overall, with trade pundits stating that in terms of innovation & commerce, the year set a benchmark. With the 2013 movie calendar looking additionally promising, it’s a safe bet that the year will have enough drama, action and (hopefully) moolah to keep everyone thoroughly entertained. But while […]

Subhash K Jha Selects His 10 Favourite Films Of 2012

Written by on January 17th, 2013

That 2012 began with an overwrought hyper-melodramatic brutal and tumultuous remake of Agneepath and ended with Yash Chopra’s muted mellow all-heart-no-malice ode to romance Jab Tak Hai Jaan seems indicative of the direction that Bollywood seems headed for. The journey, as we can see, is unpredictable and largely exciting. Looking back, some films of 2012 […]

REFLECTIONS 2012: Top Grossers 2012

Written by on January 16th, 2013

Namaste, Sas-re-kaal, A-salaam-al-e- kum and welcome to My Christmas/New year present to all you Bollywood fanatics. The 2012 countdown of the top grossing films. A year in which the total net amount earned by the top 10 films of the year is so far  1470 crores (compared to 2011′s 930 crores), and this is predicted […]

REFLECTIONS 2012: Top 5 Surprises of 2012

Written by on January 16th, 2013

2012 saw the predominantly good, a couple bad and some occasional ugly bits of cinema. Everyone seemed to get a bit of their share in the sun. Looking back, the year at the theatres for the maximum part of it was positive, providing much indulgence to ardent cinegoers by its ample variety in scripts. Franchise […]

REFLECTIONS 2012: Top 100 Crore Films of 2012

Written by on January 15th, 2013

The term ‘100 crore club’ has become the benchmark target by which to measure the box office success of a film. 2012 had 8 official 100 crore plus films. That is 3 more than 2011. As expected, the majority of films are either of the action genre (Rowdy Rathore, Agneepath, Ek Tha Tiger) or comedy […]

Who’s Hot Who’s Not – Zee Cine Awards

Written by on January 15th, 2013

Awards season has kicked off in B’town so the stars better hope they have a fabulous wardrobe to get them through the many ceremonies that will be taking place over the next few weeks. The Zee Cine Awards took place recently in Mumbai and the awards ceremony saw Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh play anchors […]

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REFLECTIONS 2012: The Year in Movies BollySpice style!

Written by on January 15th, 2013

2012 gave us some great Bollywood entertainment. There were films we loved, we hated, that made us laugh and cry, scared us and had us on the edge of our seat. 2012 saw the highest number of hits in a year and also the highest release count. At least 8 films crossed the 100 crore […]

REFLECTIONS 2012: Top 10 Directors of 2012

Written by on January 14th, 2013

2012 has been a successful year for Bollywood films in terms of box office collections and we have seen the emergence of a number of talented new directors and also previous directors making films which are pushing the boundaries of mainstream cinema. It is hard to rank these directors objectively, as one has to consider […]

REFLECTIONS 2012: Top 10 Films of 2012

Written by on January 14th, 2013

Like every year, Bollywood had an eccentric mix bag of movies to offer us in 2012. Some expected hits, some near misses, some total disappointments, some surprise hits. While the flavor of the year was definitely South movie remakes, we did have some pretty interesting and entertaining films this year. We now present our picks […]

REFLECTIONS 2012: Top 10 Actresses of 2012

Written by on January 13th, 2013

We can safely say that 2012 was finally a good year for women, while there will still be masala films that do not offer nearly enough scenes for their heroines like Asin or Sonakshi Sinha, who can clearly do better. 2012 was a stellar year for actresses to grab some layered and honest roles that […]

REFLECTIONS 2012: Top 10 Actors of 2012

Written by on January 13th, 2013

One of the best aspects of 2012 was the sheer range of films that were released, from the masala heavies by Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, and Ajay Devgn, to the surprises in Kahaani, Vicky Donor, and Gangs of Wasseypur. While the “100-crore club” was given much hullabaloo in the newspapers, it was the content of […]

REFLECTIONS 2012: Top 5 Supporting Actors and Actresses in 2012

Written by on January 12th, 2013

We present to you our list of top 5 supporting actors and actresses of 2012. Our emphasis is on the word ‘supporting’, as in actor or actress that literally supported the main leads of the film, but was not one of them. These are the actors and actresses who are usually not promoted as part […]

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