BOLLYWOOD NEWS

  • I'm a bad judge and I'm not judgmental about others: Shah Rukh Khan October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood 'badshah' Shah Rukh Khan prefers to avoid being judgmental about others. He says he doesn't like to judge shows and competitions because he considers himself "weak-hearted". The actor, along with the team of his forthcoming film "Happy New Year", will soon don the hat of a judge for a...
  • Arjun Kapoor: We work for long hours, so we can't do anything else but be on the phone July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood's young and raring to go actor Arjun Kapoor terms his mobile phone a "necessisity more than a luxury", saying it provides him his dose of entertainment in between hectic work schedules. "There are so many gadgets available in the market, but the most important remains the phone ...
  • e Lounge: Bankable newcomers in the Box Office June 4, 2014

    Newcomers like Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor are making it big in the Bollywood industry and earning big moolah for their movies. ...
  • Watch: 'Shahid' Director Hansal Mehta speaks about his experience October 18, 2013

    Director Hansal Mehta, whose upcoming film 'Shahid', based on the reallife 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...
  • Sudhir Mishra's 'Mehrunissa' awaits Big B's nod July 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra is planning to make a political drama on the lines of his widely acclaimed 2005 film 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi'. Mishra says he has not yet decided the cast of the film, which is tentatively titled 'Har Khwahish Par Dum Nikle'. "I am planning to make a...
  • Shuttlecock Boys: Does courage decide destiny? July 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Indie filmmaker Hemant Gaba's debut work 'Shuttlecock Boys' was a test he wanted to pass desperately and after several hitches including damage to its negatives the film is all set to hit theatres next month. The film revolves around the lives, successes and failures of four friends who...
  • A candid chat with Kay Kay Menon May 26, 2011

    Kay Kay Menon, the management graduateturnedactor 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 the...
  • A documentary based in India wins three awards at LA fest May 24, 2011

    DAMs The Lethal Water Bomb, a thoughtprovoking documentary on the 106yearold Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, bagged three awards at the prestigious Los Angeles Movie Awards (LAMA). The 21minute documentary, produced by Biz TV Network and directed by Dubaibased Sohan Roy, a naval architect by profession, won awards for excellence, best...
  • Film promotion activities on cricket grounds May 22, 2011

    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) team...
  • 'Chillar Party' profits for charity: Salman Khan May 21, 2011

    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 coproducing 'Chillar Party' in association with UTV and we will release it July 8. Whatever money that we make out of...
  • Amitabh, Dev Anand pray for Rajinikanth's health May 19, 2011

    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 a close...
  • Many family movies in the pipeline May 19, 2011

    Movie production majors UTV Motion Pictures and the Walt Disney Company in India Thursday announced a creative alliance to coproduce 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, our goal...
  • Bollywood gets younger May 19, 2011

    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 40plus talent, be it in acting or direction. But now some...
  • A candid conversation with Shah Rukh Khan May 19, 2011

    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...
  • I'm not pregnant: Shilpa Shetty May 19, 2011

    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 on...
  • Making films is like creating music: Mukul Deora May 17, 2011

    From being a musician to becoming a film producer and having to deal with the nittygritties of the filmmaking 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 Pathakstarrer...
  • First look of 'Heroine' May 13, 2011

    After his run of womencentric 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 May 12, 2011

    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 me...
  • Bipasha challenges truth in tapes with Amar Singh May 12, 2011

    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 n...
  • Kangana danced for sister's wedding May 12, 2011

    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 here. The...
  • Ekta goes all out to promote 'Ragini MMS' May 11, 2011

    Bollywood producer Ekta Kapoor is doing every bit to promote her smallbudget 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' May 9, 2011

    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 May 9, 2011

    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. Had...
  • RGV's film is not about Neeraj Grover murder case May 6, 2011

    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 May 6, 2011

    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 double...
  • Ranbir pays tribute to Rishi Kapoor in a special song May 5, 2011

    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. The...
  • Film shoots in Himachal to become easier May 5, 2011

    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 to...
  • Rajinikanth's condition stable May 5, 2011

    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 60yearold was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of St. Isabel Hospital Wednesday night. "He is suffering from allergic bronchitis and fever. The cause is exhaustion....
  • A filmy tribute to Charlie Chaplin May 3, 2011

    Director Bhavna Talwar is converting Happi, her homage to Charlie Chaplin with Pankaj Kapoor as a desi Chaplin, into a blackandwhite 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. If...
  • Cinematographer Chandran out of 'Agneepath' May 3, 2011

    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 that...