Bollywood News

Memorable Dance Sequence: Sridevi’s Tandava in Chandni

Written by on July 21st, 2008

Continuing with our new series, this week we take a look at a memorable dance sequence and why we consider it one of the best. Our focus this week turns to one of the best dance sequences ever on film. It is Sridevi’s Tandava in Chandni.THE SCENE:Fading from a shot of a camera on a […]

Ranvir and Konkona Engaged!

Written by on July 21st, 2008

There was increasing buzz that another Bollywood couple will soon be tying the knot, Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma. Though neither Koko nor Ranvir will comment, we can now report that it is indeed true. Koko’s mother Aparna Sen confirmed the engagement in an interview with Timesnow saying, “I’m very happy. I’m delighted that […]

Bollywood and Beyond – Stuttgart

Written by on July 21st, 2008

More than 13,000 people attended the successful ‘Bollywood and Beyond’ film festival in Stuttgart, Germany from 16th-20th July. It was attended by talented composer/singer Himesh Reshammiya and by gossip columnist/author Shobhaa De. The festival contained big Bollywood films such as the epic Jodhaa Akbar and the kid friendly Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic but also minor […]

Veerappan Smuggled onto Bollywood Screen

Written by on July 21st, 2008

Having finally scraped into hit status with Sarkar Raj, his Bachchan-based near-the-knuckle overview of the political-underworld nexus of Mumbai, Ram Gopal Verma will be turning his attention to another blockbuster investigation of crime with a biopic of notorious smuggler Veerappan, provisionally titled Let’s Kill Veerappan. Gunned down by officers of the Tamil Nadu Special Task […]

Is Pia Trivedi Looking Chubby?

Written by on July 21st, 2008

Hot item girl Pia Trivedi has turned down offers to appear in south movies. “I have not accepted any offers from southern filmmakers because they wanted me to increase my weight in order to fit the role,” she said. “They wanted me to look chubby, but I am not ready to do so. I am […]

Asin dreams of London with Salman Khan

Written by on July 20th, 2008 It’s been confirmed that Asin will star opposite Salman Khan in London Dreams. Asin will also soon be seen opposite Aamir Khan in Ghajini which is in post-production — so there’s only one more Khan left to collect the set! Asin’s career has simply boomed at every step of the way since she won […]

Koena Mitra with a British accent!

Written by on July 20th, 2008

Super-fit Koena Mitra has been toning her body for her latest superhero boy-bashing action flick Karna. The Bengali-born actress is scathing about the Bollywood trend towards size zero, claiming that thin is not fit. “In Bollywood, they think if a leading lady can do one free-falling kick she’s achieved the unthinkable,” she says, “In Karna, […]

Sophie Choudhury – Such a ‘sweet’ kid!

Written by on July 20th, 2008

When Sophie Choudhury started buying sweets for the cast and crew on the set of Alibaug, at first everyone just accepted it — but when it continued, one of them struck up the courage to ask why — “I want everyone to have sweet memories and look forward to many more such moments of sharing […]

Charmi all set to charm Kollywood!

Written by on July 20th, 2008

Hot Tollywood actress Charmi is spreading her wings with her first Tamil movie for five years, Ladam. It’s a fast-paced thrilled with Aravindan, with whom Charmi has a lip-locking moment, for which it’s rumoured she got paid extra. Apparently, there was no reason to pay Aravindan extra to kiss Charmi. She plays a girl called […]

The Final Analysis: The Unforgettable Tour

Written by on July 19th, 2008

Note: If you do not wish to read spoilers regarding the ‘Unforgettable Tour’ do NOT read on! Also, this is an audience member’s account of the show and is largely opinionated. The Background For fans living abroad , Bollywood really is a big deal. For some, it is a chance to connect with something special […]

Who’s Hot Who’s Not (Jaane Tu Premiere)

Written by on July 19th, 2008

Whenever I think Vidya Balan is starting to develop her own style and looking great, she shows up to an event looking like this. I cannot emphasize the need for her to wear colour! Seriously Vidya, you’re not some 50 year old depressed amma. Please dress your age and hire a stylist!!! Rating: NOT HOT!

‘Happy Days’ at the 55th Tiger Balm Filmfare South Awards

Written by on July 19th, 2008

Two films dominated the 55th Filmfare South Awards held at Chennai’s magnificent Nehru indoor stadium. They each took six awards. The first was the Tamil (Kollywood) mega-hit Paruthiveeran and the second, the Telugu (Tollywood) language Happy Days. The stars were out in force in Chennai that night with the brightly shining starlets in the audience […]

“I have no intention of making socially relevant movies” – Shilpa Shetty

Written by on July 19th, 2008

You have to hand it to the woman for being so brutally honest. In a day and age where Bollywood is experimenting far more than ever before, leading actress Shilpa Shetty who has launched her own production company (S2 Global Productions) says she will stick to making only commercial films. Backing up her stance, she […]

Should we call it the ‘Unaffordable’ Tour?

Written by on July 18th, 2008

Though thousands of Bollywood fans worldwide are scrambling to get tickets for the latest starry tour coming from India, some are saying that organizers have gone way overboard with the pricing this time around. The tour features the Bachchan clan along with Preity Zinta, Ritesh Deshmukh and features Shilpa Shetty, Madhuri Dixit and Akshay Kumar […]

Extra track added to ‘Jaane Tu…’

Written by on July 18th, 2008

For those who have seen Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, which by the way is storming the box office, you might have noticed that a few significant tracks were not included in the film despite being part of the soundtrack. Both versions (male and female) of ‘Jaane Tu Mera Kya Hai’ were not included because […]

Salman-Kat to wed?

Written by on July 18th, 2008

The relatively new Bollywood goddess Katrina Kaif was 24 on the 16th July. It’s often said that sixteen is the best age for a girl but twenty-four is the best age for a single woman and Katrina is the living proof, with her looks, charm, poise and personality the envy and admiration of all. She […]

Humanitarian Lara Dutta!

Written by on July 18th, 2008

Lara Dutta is not just one of the most beautiful and gifted actresses of her generation, currently filming for Blue, Banda Yeh Bindass Hai and Billo Barber. She is also a living embodiment of the concept of the three goods — mind, body and soul. Lara was Miss Universe in 2000 and appears to have […]

A little bit about Mission Istanbul

Written by on July 16th, 2008

On Friday July 25th, Mission Istanbul starring Zayed Khan, Suneil Shetty, Nikitin Dheer, Shriya Saran and Vivek Oberoi will roar into theaters. It is an action film based around international terrorism and how the media is used to contort the truth. With the release just over a week away here is a little bit about […]

Lakshmi in Bollywood

Written by on July 16th, 2008

One of the South’s most popular actresses, not least for her outspoken views, is Lakshmi Rai. Now, she is about to hit Bollywood opposite Himesh Reshammiyah in Hey Gujju. “The role is more in the mould of Kajol’s in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai — a tomboy in the first half and then a demure soft-spoken […]

Tanushree Dutta – Feeling Touchy

Written by on July 16th, 2008

Desirable Tanushree Dutta recently fell out with Nana Patekar on the set of the comedy Horn OK Pleeaasssse! claiming indecent behaviour on his part. It’s even rumoured she filed a police complaint. “Nana Patekar’s like my grandfather’s age,” she said. “Has he had a hard look at himself before even trying to act fresh with […]

Preity reveals a bit about Unforgettable

Written by on July 15th, 2008

On July 18, 2008 the highly anticipated Unforgettable Tour will make its debut in Toronto, Canada. The show will take many of our favorite Bollywood stars all over the globe. One place in particular will be in UK at The O2 arena. It has played host to performers such as Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, […]


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