Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says freedom of expression is a continuous struggle for artistes around the world and he also wonders why the Berlinale chose him as the jury member for the prestigious film festival.
"American artistes fought McCarthyism in the 1950s. India artistes braved the emergency imposed by the state on artistic expression," said Aamir Thursday at a pres.. Read More
Aamir Khan, who is one of the illustrious ‘perfectionist’ actors of the Hindi film industry, has, over the years, displayed his skillful enactment of dissimilar characters such as that of a sincere policeman in the much-admired ‘Sarfarosh’ or of a sensitive educator in the adored ‘Taare Zameen Par’ or of an enthusiastic student in &ls.. Read More
Composer-singer Shankar Mahadevan has launched an online music academy to bring Indians living in the US a step closer to their roots by imparting structured education in Indian classical music. It is called Shankar Mahadevan Academy.
"I have always had it in my mind to do something in music education because after having learned so much, I had to give it back sometime. So now is the .. Read More
(IANS) Yesteryears' star Dharmendra Tuesday advised young Punjabis to stay away from drugs and to concentrate on sports that require physical stamina and energy.
"Many Punjabi youths are falling prey to drugs. This is one of the major reasons why Punjabis are not performing at par with their Haryana counterparts in international tournaments," Dharmendra told reporters.. Read More
Marriages are made in heaven ! Though the road to heaven might be a little tedha'. Meet 'Manu', a seedha saadha Doctor from London. Intelligent, temperate and from a respectable family.
The perfect groom which every parent wants for their daughter. 'Family pressure' leads him to Kanpur to meet Tanu the quintessential small town girl who has studied in De.. Read More
The season of World Cup and Indian Premiere League is coming as a blessing for the small and medium budget films, say the industry experts. The big banner houses usually avoid any release during this time so small and medium films will reap the benefit.
World Cup series will end on 2nd April and then IPL will continue till the end of May. So, Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan and all the Khans of B.. Read More
Canadian actress Lisa Ray has some big plans for the year but marriage is definitely not one of them. The 38 year old model turned actress says that she has some bigger career plans and it includes opening a Yoga studio in Toronto.
According to Lisa, marriage is an ‘imperfect institution’ and she does not plan to enter into it now. Speaking about her relationship status wit.. Read More
Kajol, the Bollywood beauty who has made quite a mark for herself as one of the leading actresses on this side of the globe is quite ecstatic on having been conferred the Padma Shri this year.
According to news reports, the actress is very happy about this prestigious award and it has brought about a lot of happiness in her home too.
The daughter of veteran actress Tanuja and late film m.. Read More
Padma Shri winner Indian author Ruskin Bond is going to have a cameo appearance in Vishal Bharadwaj’s upcoming movie Saat Khoon Maaf, which is based on the writer’s short story ‘Susannah’s Seven Husbands’.
The novelist will have his big screen appearance and he has jokingly said that he asked Vishal not to cut his role in the movie. Bond was s.. Read More
Bollywood perfectionist star Aamir Khan has been honoured as one of the juries of 61st Berlin film festival. The actor turned producer, whose two films have been nominated for Oscar twice in the past years, will join Italian-American actress Isabella Rossellini headed team of juries.
The organizers of the festival, which is set to take place next month, have said that Aamir will bring some In.. Read More
Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan has suddenly decided that he’s not going to get into the bandwagon of owning the IPL. The Indian Premier League or the IPL was once considered to be the best business to be in for the very rich of course and thus quite a few Bollywood stars like Shahrukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty with hubby Raj Kundra and Preity Zinta had plunged into it with getting partnerships i.. Read More
Actor Tusshar Kapoor is one of the well recognised actors of Bollywood. Over the years he has carved a niche for himself and has immortalised the character of a dumb in the comic franchise of Golmaal films. However, the busy actor shall soon be taking some time out to walk the ramp.
No! He is not turning a model. He has got his hands pretty full with his acting assignments. But the benign act.. Read More
Vishal Bharadwaj, the victorious Bollywood director, sought the assistance of Matthew Robbins, a prominent Hollywood scriptwriter, to inscribe the script of ‘7 Khoon Maaf’ (7KM), which is Bharadwaj’s celluloid version of Ruskin Bond’s short story, Susanna’s Seven Husbands (SSH). The 67-year-old Robbins, Bharadwaj’s dear chum, ha.. Read More
Abhay Deol is often referred to as a Deol who broke out of the box and decided to make his own path like a maverick. So far he has been doing well for himself and with the projects that he has in the pipeline it seems he is going to tread that road for a long time now and his fans have no complaints.
Abhay seems to be very happy in his headspace, maybe that’s the reason why when Son.. Read More
Mahie Gill, an ‘up and coming’ actress in the Hindi film industry underwent something remarkable in recent times. Any kind of preparation is acceptable for the effective enactment of a character in a film. This is a slogan that numerous actors and actresses in the Hindi film fraternity abide by today.
However, Mahie transported her deference for this slogan to an entirely .. Read More
Bollywood and South actress Manisha Koirala may have tied the knot (much to the disappointment of her sea of male fans) but she is still making waves in the film industry. Two of her South Indian flicks are gearing up for a theatrical release that proves how efficiently she is juggling her domestic and professional life not to mention her sincere indulgence in philanthropy.
Despite her hectic .. Read More
Aamir Khan spent some time on Republic day with the washer-men community in Mumbai. It is likely that promoting his recent movie “Dhobi Ghat” was the motive behind this interaction. The movie won critical acclaim at the Toronto Film Festival. “Dhobi Ghat” is Kiran Rao’s debut directorial venture.
Since it was Republic Day, a dash of nationalis.. Read More
Bollywood stars have been quite liberal in their movies these days with a lot of abusive language and cuss words being used by top leading stars as if it was something as natural as night and day.
There are recent Bollywood films like Kaminey, Yeh Saali Zindagi, No One Killed Jessica just to name a few where so many cuss words have been used by protagonists as if there was nothing as entertain.. Read More
(IANS) After a disappointing last year when most of his films saw a bearish turn at the box-office, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is hoping that his first release of the year, cricket based family-drama "Patiala House", witnesses a bullish trend in the movie business. The film is releasing Friday.
Directed by Nikhil Advani and jointly produced and distributed by Hari Om Produc.. Read More