New Delhi: Animation movie The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of The Unicorn has earned about Rs.7.35 crore over three days, making it the highest opening for any Steven Spielberg film in India.
The film released with over 350 prints in both English and Hindi in the 3D and 2D formats. Apart from the big cities, this is the first movie to open simultaneously in smaller centres like Alwar, Gwalior, Akola, Amravati, Madurai, Salem and Trichur.
New Delhi: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali wants to bring his style of lavish filmmaking to the small screen, albeit as a producer. "TV is the most powerful medium today, and it will grow even more powerful tomorrow. So I feel it is important for my work to reach out to the homes of the people, rather than people coming to the theatres to watch my work," Bhansali, who has hosted couple of shows on TV, told IANS.
"I may not be directing for TV, but I am definitely looking at producing TV shows, essentially soaps," added the filmmaker, best known for films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas and Black.
New Delhi: Histrionics clearly has no parameters in Bollywood these days. No fixed definitions can demarcate a good actor from a bad except personal opinions. When the time comes to rate the performance of one actor against the other, all one is reduced to doing is – making personal opinions counter other personal opinions.
Nargis Frakhri, a 30 something, gorgeous Kingfisher Calendar Girl lands the role of Heer Kaul in Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Rockstar’. Starring opposite Ranbir Kapoor – who perhaps played out the best role of his career – Nargis is a damp squib. Her acting talents needs serious training. For a director like Imtiaz Ali, who transformed Brazillian model Giselle Monteiro in to a believable, shy, lovely Punjabi girl - one wonders why he went wrong with Nargis.
Chennai: Most industry pundits are of the opinion that multistarrers in Kollywood are usually more difficult to make.
There are several reasons that have forced them to come to this conclusion. Prime among these is the availability of dates of all the stars concerned during a particular schedule. Apart from that, the camaraderie that the different stars share also plays an important role in determining the kind of output.
Chennai: After ‘7 aum Arivu’, actor Suriya is now busy shooting for KV Anand’s ‘Maatran’. And this film will also be an action-thriller, says the actor. But has it not been a while since he did a romantic flick?
Ask him about it and he informs that doing a complete romantic film is not an option at the moment.
Indore: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says her father, former badminton ace Prakash Padukone, should be considered for Bhatrat Ratna. The 25-year-old model-turned actress has now joined the league of people who demand Bhatrat Ratna for famous personalities, pitching her father as a deserving person.
"As a daughter, I want my father to be honoured with the title of Bharat Ratna, considering his contribution to badminton throughout his career," Deepika told reporters.
Mumbai: Actress Celina Jaitley, who had recently announced she is pregnant, has said that she is expecting twins in April next year. "Happy children's day tweeple... today is not only my dad's birthday too but I can actually celebrate day for the two in my tummy too lol (sic)," Celina posted on twitter.
The 29-year-old actress posted a picture of her photo shoot for 'Jashn'. "My first shoot with the twins in my tummy lol...(sic)," she said. Tweeting to filmmaker Pritish Nandy, the actress said, "Thank you my lord hugs and more muahs... From the twins too (sic)."
Kolkata: Ketan Mehta's historical film Rang Rasiya, challenging the hypocrisy of a male-dominated society, takes inspiration from Sita's agnipariksha and Draupadi's cheerharan, two of the most infamous episodes of the Indian epics representing the ordeal of women.
"Isn't it true that every day women are still forced to give modern versions of the agnipariksha? A woman's virtue has never stopped being on trial in India," the film's actress Nandana Sen told PTI. Ketan Mehta directed Rang Rasiya has courted controversy for taking artistic liberty in portraying nudity, but won applause at film festivals in Cannes, London, New York and Florence.
New Delhi: Bangalore girl Nicole Faria, the only Indian to have ever won the Miss Earth title, says there is no favouritism at international pageants and she believes the problem lies in the selection process at home.
"The excuse is that there is favouritism or that the pageant organisers want to promote some countries. This is not true. Every pageant would like to ensure that they are fair and appear that way. I think that the problem exists in how we choose the winning girls from India," Nicole told IANS.
Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is suing her former publicist whom she claims is spreading lies about her. Jonathan Jaxson, who is promoting his book, claimed that Kardashian's marriage was staged. However, the 31-year-old Keeping Up with the Kardashian star's lawyer said, "He only did a PR work for her once years ago on a blog and she barely remembered him."
Kardashian has hired attorney Marty Singer to prevent Jonathan from making anymore claims and he has been served a legal paper for violating a written agreement that they signed years ago. Kardashian is said to be surprised how Jaxson started talking about her marriage while the fact is they have not