Bollywood News

  • Watch: 'Shahid' Director Hansal Mehta speaks about his experience 18-10-2013 03:19 PM

    Director Hansal Mehta, whose upcoming film 'Shahid', based on the real-life story of slain lawyer Shahid Azmi, wants a street in the city to be named after him. "Shahid is a story of an underdog's fight against injustice and there are many Shahids not just in Mumbai, but across India...
  • A candid chat with Kay Kay Menon 26-05-2011 09:02 AM

    Kay Kay Menon, the management graduate-turned-actor who has been in Bollywood for over a decade, feels cinema is being misused as most of them are riding on marketing gimmicks while content has taken a backseat. "Marketing has taken over content today and I have serious objections to that. It is...
  • A documentary based in India wins three awards at LA fest 24-05-2011 04:57 PM

    DAMs - The Lethal Water Bomb, a thought-provoking documentary on the 106-year-old Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, bagged three awards at the prestigious Los Angeles Movie Awards (LAMA). The 21-minute documentary, produced by Biz TV Network and directed by Dubai-based Sohan Roy, a naval architect by profession, won awards for excellence,...
  • Film promotion activities on cricket grounds 22-05-2011 12:03 PM

    Nothing could be a bigger platform than Kolkata's Eden Gardens to draw such huge public attention at one time to the new faces of Always Kabhi Kabhi, superstar Shah Rukh Khan's latest production. The cast and crew of the film would accompany Khan to support his Indian Premier League (IPL)...
  • 'Chillar Party' profits for charity: Salman Khan 21-05-2011 11:21 AM

    Actor Salman Khan, who has donned the producer's hat with children's film Chillar Party, has said that the profits from the movie will go to his Being Human charity. "I'm co-producing 'Chillar Party' in association with UTV and we will release it July 8. Whatever money that we make out...
  • Amitabh, Dev Anand pray for Rajinikanth's health 19-05-2011 02:24 PM

    Dev Anand and Amitabh Bachchan have wished a speedy recovery to southern megastar Rajinikanth, who is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a Chennai hospital. "I pray for my dear Rajini's sound health and speedy recovery (sic)," Dev Anand, 87, posted on his Twitter page. Amitabh, who is...
  • Many family movies in the pipeline 19-05-2011 02:14 PM

    Movie production majors UTV Motion Pictures and the Walt Disney Company in India Thursday announced a creative alliance to co-produce a slate of films for family audiences. While Disney and UTV will share creative responsibilities for these films, UTV will manage the production, marketing and distribution aspects. "Together with UTV,...
  • Bollywood gets younger 19-05-2011 02:02 PM

    Coming to your box office this Friday are names that don't ring a bell. Yet they are the protagonists of a new trend in Bollywood - youth stories told with a fresh perspective.Bollywood has for long been dominated by 40-plus talent, be it in acting or direction. But now some...
  • A candid conversation with Shah Rukh Khan 19-05-2011 01:50 PM

    Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has transcended geographical boundaries and won hearts of millions with his charismatic screen presence, says he doesn't consider himself a star. "The reason I say I am not a star is because I am completely human. I still cry, I still laugh, I crack jokes,...
  • I'm not pregnant: Shilpa Shetty 19-05-2011 12:14 PM

    Fed up of congratulatory messages, Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has finally spoken out about her rumoured pregnancy saying the news is not true. "Sick and tired of all the congratulatory msgs and calls, so for the last time 'I AM NOT PREGNANT'. All this is so annoying...grrrrrrrrr (sic)," Shilpa posted...
  • Making films is like creating music: Mukul Deora 17-05-2011 10:25 AM

    From being a musician to becoming a film producer and having to deal with the nitty-gritties of the film-making process has been a rather natural transition for Mukul Deora. Because, as he puts it, he likes to view everything as being a part of the creative process. The Vinay Pathak-starrer...
  • First look of 'Heroine' 13-05-2011 03:14 PM

    After his run of women-centric films from Chandni Bar, Page 3, Satta and Corporate to the blockbuster Fashion, produced by UTV, Madhur Bhandarkar now turns his lens inward and presents his most ambitious work yet - HEROINE. The film is based on the life and times of a superstar heroine...
  • No one has adopted me: Preity Zinta 12-05-2011 03:49 PM

    Actress Preity Zinta seems to be upset about reports that Shandar Amrohi's biography "From Nowhere To Somewhere" will tell all about his decision to adopt her and give her everything in his will. She says there's no truth in this news. "No1 has or ever will adopt me or sign...
  • Bipasha challenges truth in tapes with Amar Singh 12-05-2011 03:34 PM

    Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu has reacted strongly to the alleged taped conversation between her and former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh, and says she can "openly challenge" anyone to prove that she is the one in the tape. "Pls request u all to go n hear d conversation 1st...
  • Kangana danced for sister's wedding 12-05-2011 03:00 PM

    Actress Kangana Ranaut had a blast at her sister's wedding and danced on her hit number Kadi sadi gali bhul ke vi aaya karo at one of the wedding functions Kangana's elder sister got married Wednesday at their family home in Bhambla village in Mandi district, some 200 km from...
  • Ekta goes all out to promote 'Ragini MMS' 11-05-2011 11:57 AM

    Bollywood producer Ekta Kapoor is doing every bit to promote her small-budget film Ragini MMS - so much so that she has pasted stickers of the teaser ad on her personal cars.Ekta's Jaguar was spotted with a Ragini Yahan Baithi Thi sticker, while she flaunted her BMW with another sticker...
  • Kalki learns charcoal painting for 'Shaitan' 09-05-2011 04:58 PM

    Actress Kalki Koechlin's character in Shaitan required her to do a lot of charcoal painting and, instead of just posing in the act, she actually took up lessons to learn the art.The actress, who recently tied the knot with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, spent three months trying her hand at making...
  • Big B consoles Aadesh Shrivastav 09-05-2011 02:36 PM

    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan expressed grief over the death of composer Aadesh Shrivastav's elder brother, Chitresh, in a car accident in the US. He called on Aadesh and consoled him. "The sad news of the death of dear friend Aadesh Srivastava's brother in a car accident in USA near Chicago....
  • RGV's film is not about Neeraj Grover murder case 06-05-2011 05:02 PM

    Director Ram Gopal Varma has denied reports that his Not A Love Story is based on the murder case of Neeraj Grover, creative director with the TV production house Synergy Adlabs who was killed in 2008, saying the matter is subjudice and it is not possible to make a film...
  • Amitabh wants Harley Davidson 06-05-2011 04:56 PM

    After riding what he calls the 'beast bike' for Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap, megastar Amitabh Bachchan is eager to buy his own Harley Davidson. "What is it with men and the sound of a mean machine. The roar of a speed car, the rush of air and sound in a...
  • Ranbir pays tribute to Rishi Kapoor in a special song 05-05-2011 04:29 PM

    Ranbir Kapoor shot an interesting video with a gang of kids in UTV Spot Boy's Chiller Party and reveals that his look in the song was inspired by his father Rishi Kapoor. Apparently, Ranbir has been in love with his father's film Amar Akbar Anthony since he was a kid....
  • Film shoots in Himachal to become easier 05-05-2011 02:26 PM

    Remember Dev Anand singing Tu kahaan yeh bataa iss nasheeli raat mein on the streets of Shimla? From black and white films to new age romance Jab We Met, this picturesque hill town continues to be a backdrop for films. And shooting here has become all the more easy, thanks...
  • Rajinikanth's condition stable 05-05-2011 12:08 PM

    The condition of Tamil superstar Rajnikanth is stable and he has been advised rest for a couple of days, a doctor here said Thursday. The 60-year-old was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of St. Isabel Hospital Wednesday night. "He is suffering from allergic bronchitis and fever. The cause...
  • A filmy tribute to Charlie Chaplin 03-05-2011 05:25 PM

    Director Bhavna Talwar is converting Happi, her homage to Charlie Chaplin with Pankaj Kapoor as a desi Chaplin, into a black-and-white format, which she feels best suits the theme of the movie. "It seemed like a mad and expensive thing to do. But it also seemed right for the theme....
  • Cinematographer Chandran out of 'Agneepath' 03-05-2011 04:41 PM

    Celebrated cinematographer Ravi K. Chandran, known for his work in Yuva, Black, and Dil Chahta Hai, is not working for Karan Johar's production venture Agneepath. No one knows exactly what prompted this maestro of the moving pictures to move away from this commitment, but this is not the first time...
  • Imran the new bad boy of Bollywood 03-05-2011 04:05 PM

    Bollywood actor Imran Khan, known for his chocolate boy looks and romantic side, has shot for an extremely bold lovemaking scene for his forthcoming crime and sex comedy Delhi Belly.After this, many feel that the 28-year-old, who married his longtime girlfriend Avantika Malik in January, will be seen as the...
  • Music review of Ragini MMS 03-05-2011 01:57 PM

    Film: Ragini MMS; Music Director: Shamir Tandon; Singers: Asha Bhosle, Raaj, Faizan Hussain, Agnel Roman, Bappi Lahiri and Shweta Shetty. The music album of Ragini MMS is not a big album; so there is hardly anything to look forward to. With just four songs, it will not take much of...
  • Link-up rumours part of our business: Bipasha 02-05-2011 11:36 AM

    After her break-up with long-time beau John Abraham, Bipasha Basu is now being linked to her Singularity co-star Josh Hartnett. But the dusky beauty is unperturbed and believes link-up rumours are a part of her profession."Link-up rumours don't bother me any more. At the end of the day, whatever two...
  • Aamir's plea to Bollywood stars 02-05-2011 11:08 AM

    What is actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan now busy with? He is urging the people and Bollywood celebrities to support community radio Jago Mumbai 90.8 in Bandra and says he is happy to back the endeavour because it will help the residents in knowing each other and in getting closer. "When they...