Bollwyood

  • Last to arrive at the crime scene in the '70s, to opening a scene in 2014 with fists flying: How the Ray Banwearing supercop is the new Indian Police in Hindi cinema August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The film opens with a rugged cop chasing a bunch of goons. With lot of background noise and odd scuffles, the goons finally give up and face the cop. The police officer, wearing a crisp, snugfitting khaki uniform glares at them through his Ray Bans and then calmly,...
  • Alia Bhatt wants to work with Rohit Shetty; interested in comedy, action July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: After teaming up with the likes of Karan Johar and Imtiaz Ali, Alia Bhatt wants to work with Rohit Shetty, known for churning out hit potboilers such as 'Singham' and 'Chennai Express'. After making a start with out and out commercial film 'Student of The Year', Alia turned to Ali...
  • 'Himmatwala' review: It's deathly dull with puerile humour April 5, 2013

    Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tammanah Bhatia, Paresh Rawal Director: Sajid Khan It must take a special kind of skill to remake a mediocre film like 1983's 'Himmatwala' without even marginally improving on it. Director Sajid Khan's pot pourri of excessive melodrama, puerile humor, cartoonish action, and garish songs plods on for twoandahalf hours...
  • Bollywood is back in Kashmir valley February 3, 2013

    Kashmir had always been a favourite shooting destination for the Indian film industry, but due to militancy film makers had stopped visiting the valley. But now with law and order under control the who's who of Bollywood are back. ...
  • Big B justifies tweeting about Ash's pregnancy June 25, 2011

    An excited grandfathertobe Amitabh Bachchan announced his daughterinlaw Aishwarya's pregnancy on Twitter and came under flak for it. But the megastar has justified the move. "I burn with the desire of my love and affection of my EF (extended family). They are my little world that feeds and expresses and holds...
  • 'I followed Priyanka Vadra, not Sonia Gandhi' April 30, 2010

    It's not Congress president Sonia Gandhi but her daughter Priyanka Vadra whom Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif followed to prepare for her role in the dark political thriller Raajneeti. But her character is not based on either of them. "As part of the basic exercise I followed Priyanka because she is a...
  • Masand's Verdict: Madhuri spectacular in Aaja Nachle December 1, 2007

    Cast: Madhuri Dixit, Konkona Sensharma, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey Direction: Anil Mehta It's the film every Madhuri Dixit fan has been waiting for and I say this with authority because I'm leading the pack. Her first film in five years, this week's new release Aaja Nachle stars Madhuri as a divorced NRI...
  • Husain books a theatre to watch Aaja Nachle: Reports November 28, 2007

    Actor Madhuri Dixit was in the Capital on Tuesday to promote her comeback film Aaja Nachle. CNN-IBN correspondent Simrat Ghuman caught up with the dancing diva. CNN-IBN: Madhuri, welcome back to Bollywood. Madhuri Dixit: Thank you very much. CNN-IBN: Three days to go for Aaja Nachle’s release. How do you feel? Madhuri Dixit:...
  • 'Madhuri is as nimble as ever in Aaja Nachle' November 21, 2007

    Mumbai: Madhuri Dixit, one of Bollywood's biggest stars whose dancing sizzled the screen for years, will play a choreographer who returns to her roots in a film marking her comeback to acting after six years. At 42, Dixit's return is eagerly watched by an industry where men play romantic heroes...