• Chetan Bhagat was a clown in campus; I'd crack up at his jokes, says wife Anusha Yesterday

    New Delhi: Over a decade ago, Tamilian girl Anusha Suryanarayanan fell for Punjabi boy Chetan Bhagat on the campus of Ahmedabad's Indian Institute of Management (IIM). And yes, she didn't like Chetan for his love for books and huge intellectual aspirations. Instead, it was Chetan's sense of humor and ability...
  • My wife Anusha was so cute that many guys in campus wanted to try their luck with her: Chetan Bhagat 2 days ago

    How does one introduce an author whose literary works are read by virtually everyone in small towns and metropolitan cities in India? Chetan Bhagat. Yes, the best-selling author needs no introduction, courtesy his works that not only leave an indelible impact on the mind but also touch the heart. An...
  • 10 books Konkona Sen Sharma loves and wants you to read April 10, 2014

    From detective novels to popular comics, storybooks and classic literature, books play a key role in widening the horizons of our imagination and introducing us to different perspectives. To ensure they aren't deprived of the pleasure of reading books, celebrities - despite their frenzied and chaotic work lives - take...
  • We should be affected by Box Office collections: Amitabh Bachchan April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: On his recent trip to the capital, megastar Amitabh Bachchan spoke to IBNLive about the theme of 'Bhoothnath Returns', his fears and why actors should be affected by Box office collections. Excerpts from an interview... On incorporating the concept of elections in 'Bhoothnath Returns': The story of 'Bhoothnath...
  • 'Main Tera Hero' tweet review: No exceptional performances in this mediocre comedy April 4, 2014

    From playing a spoilt brat in Karan Johar's 'Student Of The Year' to being the solo hero in his new film 'Main Tera Hero', Varun Dhawan has made a move for which many debutantes have to wait for years. Considering the fact that Varun features as the protagonist in father...
  • Pulkit Samrat's 'O Teri': Tweet review March 28, 2014

    'Fukrey' star Pulkit Samrat is back in a Hindi comedy 'O Teri' which has been produced by Atul Agnihotri. The actor, who is close to Salman Khan, had consulted the star before he signed the film. As he said in one of his interviews, he met the star, discussed the...
  • Jackky Bhagnani in 'Youngistaan': The similarities with Rahul Gandhi are too strong to ignore, but we'll have to wait and see whom he plays March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: If you thought Bollywood was only about romantic melodramas, you are grossly mistaken. For politics, which offers an interesting mix of drama, comedy, power, and cynicism, has invariably been one of the favourite themes of Hindi cinema. Even though politics is a sensitive subject as it involves commoner's...
  • Wasn't told that 'Main Desh Nahi Mitne Doonga' was BJP's anthem when they asked me to sing it: Sukhwinder Singh March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Singer Sukhwinder Singh, who has sung 'Main Desh Nahi Jukhne Doonga', which was recently launched as BJP's party anthem, says he accepted the offer as he was told it was a patriotic song meant to be used in a film. "A song came my way which was positive,...
  • Is Alia Bhatt's 'Highway' setting a wrong precedent? February 21, 2014

    As soon as we discuss Bollywood's perception of reality in films, we come across two theories - cinema as the source of pure entertainment, and as a tool that holds a mirror to our society. Imtiaz Ali's 'Highway' isn't inspired by a true story, but the film won't go down...
  • 'Highway' Tweet Review: First day, first show February 21, 2014

    New Delhi: After playing Shanaya Singhania, a rich brat in Karan Johar's 'Student of The Year', who would hanker after popular brands and be dressed up to the nines, the critics thought she would be comfortable playing roles that would establish her as Bollywood's style diva. But with her nod...
  • Similarities, comparisons with Kareena Kapoor? Don't agree with either of them: Alia Bhatt February 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Alia Bhatt could have made it to the big screen with a film directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt. But it has been a conscious decision for her to make a mark in the industry, no matter how difficult it is, without depending on a well-known name tag....
  • 'Heartless' review: Shekhar Suman's film is a spoof, not an adaptation of 'Awake' February 8, 2014

    Cast: Adhyayan Suman, Ariana Ayam, Om Puri Director: Shekhar Suman Actor Shekhar Suman has earned huge attention with his comedic skills, well-crafted acts, and a powerful connect with the audience in his TV shows. This is precisely why when he started promoting 'Heartless' we all felt he'd earn the same...
  • 'Heartless' tweet review: Shekhar Suman, don't be this heartless towards the viewers February 7, 2014

    As an actor and TV host Shekhar Suman has always managed to wow his fans, but does he leave a lasting impact with his directorial debut film 'Heartless' too? To the uninitiated, the movie has been inspired by Hollywood film 'Awake' and puts forth a never seen before phenomenon of...
  • As a star there's immense pressure to behave properly: Sidharth Malhotra February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: It wasn't easy for actor Sidharth Malhotra to pack up and relocate to Mumbai. But the thought that his stay in the city could turn his dream of becoming an actor into reality induced Sidharth to grow accustomed to a new set of people, surroundings and routine. As...
  • Rivals in Bollywood? Nah! We are all genuine friends: Parineeti Chopra February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: It is quite obvious that Parineeti Chopra is in a happy space these days. That's solely because she isn't wandering aimlessly. And unlike others, who become confused or overwhelmed with the variety of roles that are offered only to find themselves facing a dead end, Parineeti is sure...