Swades

  • Snapshot: Optical illusion? Kunal Kapoor towers over Rahul Bose April 11, 2014

    At a recent charity fundraiser event actors Kunal Kapoor and Rahul Bose posed for the shutterbugs. What was alarming, though, was the striking height difference between the two! We knew Kapoor was tall and Bose of average height, but the photo shows a totally different picture. Do you think...
  • Go on a date with Ranbir Kapoor, spend the day with Priyanka Chopra and fly with SRK April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A starry fundraising auction will offer a chance to fly with superstar Shah Rukh Khan on his private jet, win a dinner date with heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor and spend an entire day with Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra. Swades Foundation, founded by former UTV boss Ronnie and wife Zarina Screwvala,...
  • Remember the climate change satellite Shah Rukh Khan was working on in Swades? NASA actually launched it this morning February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: It's been a decade since Shah Rukh Khan's 'Swades' hit the screens and his character Mohan Bhargava, a project manager at Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory with NASA hit the right chord with the audiences. In 'Swades', Shah Rukh worked with a department called GPM which is...
  • Shah Rukh Khan is yet to see 'Swades' December 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Shah Rukh Khan says doing 'Swades' was such an emotional overwhelming experience that he could not see it after wrapping up shooting. In Ashutosh Gowariker directed film, the 48-year-old actor played a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) working at NASA, who decides to leave his coveted job to settle in...
  • Jab Tak Hai Jaan: SRK's best after 'Swades', says Big B November 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who attended the star-studded premiere of late Yash Chopra's last directorial 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' (JTHJ), can't stop singing praises about the film. He feels lead actor Shah Rukh Khan has delivered one of his best performances. "Each portion poetry, each artist at his and her best,...
  • 'Political films impact people's sensibility' October 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, known for films like 'Lagaan', 'Swades' and 'Jodhaa Akbar', supports movies based on political issues as he believes they can have a profound influence on the people. "As far as political movies are concerned, they impact a lot because politics is a very important force in our...
  • Shah Rukh: Want to die in flash lights of cameras August 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Public figures do have a penchant for talking in detail about their life and success. Most of them are aware about the unique features of their personalities and exact nature of work. Well, Shah Rukh Khan is not one of them. SRK says he is completely unaware of the...
  • Forbes India: Save the world, put out the light bulb September 22, 2009

    In Swades, a film about the extremely slow march of technological progress towards the Indian hinterland, when Shah Rukh Khan’s character manages to generate electricity, a light bulb flickers inside a hut. No other invention of mankind symbolises the advent of technological age more powerfully than this gadget. In this simple...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners May 9, 2009

    Here are the results of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz are out. Find out if you are one of the lucky winners. Ques 1: Identify this popular ensemble drama from the names of these characters who appear in it: Michael Mukherjee Lallan Singh Arjun Balachandran Ans 1: Yuva Ques 2: Take a...
  • Turning Point: Vatsala Gurunath June 20, 2007

    Swades was the film that changed Vatsala Gurunath studying abroad, to come back and change lives in rural India. ...