One of the most eagerly anticipated films of this year is Anurag Basu’s Kites, starring Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Raunaut, and debutant Barbara Mori. Check out a few of the stills from the film. Looks like it will be an amazing love story!
Coming up soon is ace director Gurinder Chadha’s new film It’s A Wonderful Afterlife and boy does it have an all star international cast including the magnificent Shabana Azmi, the hunky Sendhil Ramamurthy and the wonderful newcomer Goldy Notay … plus a few zombies as well. Intriguing no? We think so! We have got your [...]
Those of us who sat through 3 Idiots imagining Katrina Kaif in the Kareena Kapoor role may soon be able to add some substance to their imaginings. Rumour has it that Gemini, who hold the production rights for both the Telegu and Tamil versions, are in advanced discussions with the British actress for the role. [...]
Bollywood has some of the most difficult barriers, mostly built by its self enacted gatekeepers, in any industry in any part of the globe. Filmi families, old school thinking, star fascination despite incurring a loss of Rs 3500 crore in 2009, casting couch, irrational thought processes, etc, etc. The higher the barriers, the greater the [...]
Get ready to laugh on April 30th because that is when the dream team from Heyy Babyy will be back together on the silver screen with Housefull. The comedy, directed by Sajid Khan, stars Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani, Arjun Rampal along with three of the beauties of Bollywood Deepika Padukone, Jiah Khan and [...]
Vidya Malavade, who played Siddharth’s sister in Striker, is pleased with her appearance in Tum Milo Toh Sahi. “The script is fantastic and it’s a very youthful film,” she says, “It’s not a weak sob story. It talks about love at all ages. I play Anita Nagpal, a Bengali, with loads of kajal and red [...]
Celina Jaitley is so outraged that her friend, transgender rights activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, was banned from the Bombay Gymkhana that she has launched a twitter war against the organisation. “Laxmi’s democratic rights and dignity as a human have been humiliated,” she says, “They have violated her right to equality and freedom. These people need [...]
After the worldwide musical successes of blockbuster soundtracks Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna, My Name is Khan etc. Sony Music Entertainment (India), India’s largest multinational and third largest music company, is proud to release the soundtrack of one of this year’s most highly anticipated international Indian motion pictures, It’s a Wonderful Afterlife, [...]
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 [...]
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, rapidly growing in prestige, has announced a stunning line-up for the Arclight Hollywood venue, where it runs from 20-25 April. Thirty-three films from five countries will showcase the best in Bollywood and the diaspora to an increasingly broad audience. “As filmmakers of Indian descent forge new relationships in [...]
Just for the pleasure of watching Nana Patekar and Dimple Kapadia together, this quaint and sincere look at love across three generations is well worth a dekko. Dimple Kapadia, exuding a warmth that pervades the screen plays a feisty Parsi woman who isn’t deterred let alone defeated by attempts to dismantle her dream, namely a [...]
It is deliciously ironical that during the week that our tennis queen Sania Mirza announced she would marry in Pakistan, comes this film where the young desi pair threatens to get married and move to Pakistan. Life often imitates art. And art is often a close companion of kitsch and melodrama. Kitschy melodrama is attacked [...]
Watch as Akshay, Riteish and Arjun groove to the cool tune ‘Dhaano’! The three along with three beauties Deepika Padukone, Jiah Khan and Lara Dutta are all part of the fun in Sajid Khan’s Housefull. Want more? You can see it when Housefull opens on April 30th!
Yash Raj Films’ next film, Badmaash Company, revolves around four friends (Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Meiyang Chang and Vir Das) who come up with elaborate plans to make big money by doing all the wrong things, the right way. The film is scheduled to release May 7 but in the meantime, you can catch the [...]
Reliance Big Pictures and Rakesh Roshan’s highly anticipated film Kites unfolds yet another surprise! Kites marks the debut of actor Hrithik Roshan as a singer on the silver screen. To commemorate this, Reliance BIG Pictures launched the music of Kites on national television as a roadblock by airing Hrithik debut song ‘Kites in the Sky’, [...]
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, the highest grossing YRF-Shahrukh Khan film till date which broke all previous box office records for Yash Raj Films, won the “Grand Prix of Peace Category” Trophy and a Grand Cash Prize at the celebrated Okinawa International Movie Festival which was staged from March 20-28 in Okinawa, Japan. Released worldwide [...]
The gorgeous Vivek Oberoi has been in the limelight for some time now due to his forthcoming movie Prince which stars 3 beautiful ladies, all of which he shares kissing scenes with. His kiss with Bollywood debutante Aruna Shields is rumoured to have taken as many as 18 takes to perfect! With so much female [...]
Three top Indian movies are set to storm the barricades of Worldfest at the AMC Studio in Houston, Texas from April 9th-18th. One of the oldest film festivals in the US will see Boddhisatva, Ek Tho Chance and Saluun. Boddhisattva stars the extraordinarily talented and beautiful director, writer and actress Trisha Ray and Soumitra Chatterjee [...]
There were tremors in the comfortable gated compounds of Bollywood last night when it emerged that a Hollywood company had teamed up with Sony Pictures to produce a Bollywood-style musical, produced in LA and filmed in Vancouver. “Following the success of movies such as Mamma Mia, High School Musical and Sweeney Todd, it’s clear there’s [...]
Check out this new, rocking, action-packed song promo of ‘Aa Bhi Ja Sanam’ (sung by Atif Aslam) for the upcoming Vivek Oberoi film Prince. Prince is a Tips Films production and is directed by Kumar Taurani with music by Sachin Gupta. Don’t forget to catch the dashing Prince Vivek Oberoi in theaters on April 9!
Anubhav Sinha is making sure the Red Chillies team responsible for special effects on the upcoming Shahrukh Khan/Kareena Kapoor vehicle have done their homework. The director wants to ensure that the special effects in the superhero film set a new benchmark for Bollywood films to aspire to — and for that, he has instructed the [...]