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  • First Cut: Siddharth's 'Striker' has good moments March 28, 2010

    A film on carrom seemed like a good idea. Apart from cricket, this is one game very close to the hearts of Indians – and probably the most played indoor game before pool took over in the late '90s. Chandan Arora's Striker is about carrom champ Surya (Siddharth). But it is...
  • Katrina, Brad Pitt spice it up October 31, 2009

    Mumbai: Gracing the Vogue cover this month is the unbelievably beautiful Katrina Kaif, telling all about her experiences with fame and fortune, what it’s like to be beautiful in Bollywood, and why she might be a runaway bride. And arguably one of the most talented, meticulous and best looking actors...
  • Meet: The new men in Aishwarya's life October 31, 2009

    Mumbai: Post marriage we have all got used to speaking of Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the same breath. But come next year and we will see Aishwarya pair up on screen with some really interesting leading men from the industry. On her birthday, we look at the lucky...
  • B'day Spl: SRK's best offbeat roles October 31, 2009

    Mumbai: The audiences totally love Shah Rukh Khan in his roles as the sweetheart, the romantic guy every girl dreams of – be it Kuch Kuch Hota Hai or Dil Toh Pagal Hai. But it will be good for his younger fans to know that the actor has an amazing...
  • Watch: Salman Khan, the womaniser! October 24, 2009

    Take a look at this video from London Dreams starring Salman Khan, Asin and Ajay Devgn. ...
  • Kaminey not an abuse, it's an endearment: Gulzar August 22, 2009

    Mumbai: Many felt the title of Vishal Bharadwaj's latest hit Kaminey was odd. But lyricist Gulzar says that far from being abusive, it is a term of endearment. In fact, his old associate and friend Om Puri actually comes to Gulzar's home, has his favourite snacks and waits to hear the...
  • Delhi 6, only contender for Oscars? July 27, 2009

    If the rest of the film producers don't wake up sooner, Delhi-6 might be the only film in the race for the Best Foreign Language Film Award category of the Academy Awards. That's because Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is so far the only maker who has recommended his film to Indian Motion...
  • Publicity rounds begin for Shahid's Kaminey July 2, 2009

    Mumbai: The soundtrack is catching on and the buzz around Vishal Bharadwaj's latest film Kaminey is growing by the day. Starring Shahid Kapur and Priyanka Chopra, the film is scheduled to hit screens on August 14 but the filmmaker and lead actor kicked off promotions on Wednesday morning itself, by...
  • Marriage is like a comedy: Karisma Kapoor May 29, 2009

    After judging couples for their dancing skills, Karisma Kapoor is back as a judge on Star One's Hans Baliye. But this time Lolo is giving real life celeb couples points for their comic timing. Giving her company is her hit director of the '90s, David Dhawan. Dressed in fitted black...
  • Abhishek dumps Ash for Parker May 26, 2009

    Two of the most glamorous women in the world, Aishwarya Rai and Eva Longoria of Desperate Housewives bonded well at the 62nd Cannes film festival where they walked the red carpet as representatives of L'Oreal. If this was not enough, Abhishek too had a ball with Eva's husband, popular basketball...
  • Farah-Anu should stop it, NOW! May 26, 2009

    What do you do when you are in the midst of scripting your next film? If you are Farah Khan, you make some quick money by judging a talent show. What do you do when you are no longer the busiest composer in town…and are waiting for Farah to start work...
  • BO Report: 99 fails to rake in moolah May 18, 2009

    This week's release 99 was the first film to defy the producers' forum's directive of not releasing any new film till the revenue-sharing issue was resolved. Kunal Khemu-Soha Ali-starrer couldn't capitalise on the lack of new Bollywood releases around. Meanwhile, regional films continued to do better business. BO Collections Director duo Krishna DK...
  • Fardeen-Esha's Just Married at Salento Fest May 18, 2009

    Whether it's commitment phobia in Pyar Ke Side Effects or the outcome of two young strangers thrown in a arranged marriage in Just Married, PNC's films have pleased the critics with the content without being too heavy. Directed by Meghna Gulzar and starring Esha Deol and Fardeen Khan, Just Married struck...
  • Pics: Govinda's daughter unveiled May 18, 2009

    Here's another one to the ever increasing list of star kids in Bollywood. Govinda's daughter Narmmadaa Ahuja who created quite a stir by escorting Salman Khan at the IIFA awards last year is all set to make her big Bollywood debut. ...
  • Nikhil Dwivedi in Mani Ratnam's next May 18, 2009

    You lose some, you win some. According to the buzz, actor Nikhil Dwivedi had to crop his hair really short to get the much coveted role of Laxman in Mani Ratnam's film Ravana. The film stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead. Nikhil was asked to come down...
  • Aamir Khan's film Raakh to re-release May 18, 2009

    Most people remember Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak as Aamir Khan's first big break. The film made him into an overnight star and Aamir was the nation's newest chocolate boy. Aamir however followed it up an extremely dark and disturbing film called Raakh. Released way back in 1989, Raakh unfortunately went...
  • Salman Khan won't perform at IIFA 2009 May 12, 2009

    Speculations were rife about Salman Khan performing at the IIFA awards 2009 in Macao. But the latest Juicy Mausi heard of is the actor cancelling the performance at the last moment. Salman was supposed to dance on a track from Boney Kapoor's forthcoming film Wanted. The film was earlier scheduled to release...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to give IIFA a pass again May 13, 2009

    Just when I was beginning to believe that cock and bull story of SRK-Big B rivalry ending I was told this: Shah Rukh Khan has planned his annual vacation in such a way that he won't be able to attend the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. And if one...
  • Pics: The fresh faces that sell May 12, 2009

    With no new releases in the theatres, the action has shifted to the endorsement world. Brands are going all out to sign up Bollywood stars to promote everything from chewing gums to moisturisers. Interestingly it's not the same old faces we are used to seeing. A cola brand has dropped...
  • Buzz Recco: In The Mood For Love May 11, 2009

    Director: Wong Kar Wai Cast: Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung, Rebecca Pan, Lai Chin Now when did I last see a good film like this I wonder. A stylistic masterpiece by Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar Wai, it's a story that stays with you even after you're long finished. In The Mood For...
  • Gossip: Sushma Reddy to tie the knot? May 11, 2009

    It's wedding time in the Reddy household. The eldest of the three Reddy sisters (Sushma, Meghna and Sameera) Sushma is ready to tie the knot with her old college friend, who happens to be one of the top bankers in London. Sushma, a popular model has also tried her hand at...
  • Gossip: Akki turns down TV show? May 8, 2009

    Rumour has it that Akshay Kumar has turned down a prominent television channel’s offer. Now that's I am told that when Akki was approached, the star politely turned down citing date problems. Now if it were someone else, I'd probably have laughed out at the excuse. But seems like Akki –...
  • I am a low maintenance guy: John May 9, 2009

    On Thursday evening, actor John Abraham launched a new range of personal grooming products making him the face of Garnier Men. The Dostana actor spent a good amount of time chit chatting with the media as he cleverly responded to the volley of questions thrown at him. John was at...
  • Gossip: Gul, Bhatt, Pandit have a tiff May 8, 2009

    The three fought at the launch of Varon BK Sharma's critically acclaimed novel Assassination of George Bush in Mumbai. ...
  • Best of Cannes: The Class May 8, 2009

    The film depicts the microcosm of France with its simmering racist undercurrent. ...
  • HOT PICS: Celina, Riya, Sayali turn schoolgirls May 8, 2009

    Celina and Riya sported short, sexy skirts at a recent event. ...
  • Pics: 25 movies you must watch this recession May 6, 2009

    Take a look at Buzz18's list of 25 movies you must watch this recession! ...
  • Gossip: SRK dances for Rs 3 crore April 29, 2009

    Just as I was beginning to get convinced that Shah Rukh Khan is indeed flying back to India just to vote, a little birdie tells me that it ain't entirely true! Apparently King Khan will fly into Mumbai to perform at a very high profile wedding. Yup! It seems that Shah...
  • On DVD: The Edge of Heaven April 27, 2009

    The question of identity and issues of home and love have often formed the core themes of Fatih Akin's films. A German resident of Turkish descent Fatih's heroes are everyday German-Turks trying to strike roots and come to terms with their new home. The Edge of Heaven is a poetic...
  • Gossip: Ranbir backs out of IIFA! April 27, 2009

    I'd imagined Ranbir Kapoor to be someone who sticks by his professional commitments. Turns out that our man has actually backed out of a word he'd given the IIFA organisers! A little birdie tells me that Ranbir had initially agreed to perform at the awards ceremony. But now he is not...