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WATCH UGLY trailer

WATCH UGLY trailer

Only Anurag Kashyap can decide to name his movie ‘Ugly’ and yet create interest in the audience. You know upfront that it’s not catering to the masses but rather the masses that follow ‘Fa se Phantom’. Dark is a feeling that we have come to attach with AK’s movies over the years and this one carried on the tradition

Shabana Azmi at Formal Launch of YES! i am the CHANGE 2014

Shabana Azmi at Formal Launch of YES! i am the CHANGE 2014

YES FOUNDATION kicks off YES! i am the CHANGE panel discussion series on Media’s role as an Agent of Social Change YES FOUNDATION, the social development arm of YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector bank, will host a series of YES! i am the CHANGE panel discussions, highlighting the role and importance of media in generating awareness, creating engagement and driving social change. The first panel discussion held in Mumbai recently at the Nehru Centre on ‘Media as an Accelerator of Social Transformation’ featured eminent speakers including · Shabana Azmi (Veteran Actor) · Guneet Monga (Producer, The Lunch Box and Gangs of Wasseypur) · Vikramaditya Motwane (Director, Lootera and Udaan) · Bharat Patel ( Member, Governing Council, YES FOUNDATION and Former Chairman & Managing Director, Procter & Gamble, India) · Namita Vikas (Member, Governing Council, YES FOUNDATION and Senior President and Chief Sustainability Officer, YES BANK) The panel discussion was moderated by Shubha Srinivasan, Head, CSR Knowledge Centre, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Parvathy Omanakuttan: I like that guys are little scared of me

Parvathy Omanakuttan: I like that guys are little scared of me

Director Akshay Akkineni’s Pizza 3D, featuring Akshay Oberoi and Parvathy Omanakuttan, is all set to hit the screens on July 18. Parvathy is not just pinning all hopes on her film but she’s confident about the film’s success.

Sudhir Mishra requires a ‘younger actress’ and not Chitrangada Singh

Sudhir Mishra requires a ‘younger actress’ and not Chitrangada Singh

Sudhir Mishra, who is presently working on a political romance, confirms Chitrangada Singh will not be a part of his film, reason being the script demands a younger actress and that it’s would suit Chitrangada. For those unaware, Sudhir and Chitrangada have several movies together, and share a strong relationship as that of a mentor and muse. However, the latest film, which is a political romance set in the Northern hinterland, has some other actress who will be the film’s leading lady

Why is Ali Fazal upset?

Why is Ali Fazal upset?

Considering the on-going Ramadan festival, his parents have still not yet watched his latest release Bobby Jasoos. Ali Fazal is on a career high these days, what with the praises he received for his performance in the Vidya Balan starrer Bobby Jasoos. Interestingly, while Ali is high on Bobby Jasoos, he is also a tad unhappy because while he is getting a lot of applauds from the audiences for Bobby Jasoos, his parents have failed to see the movie and the reason for that is the ongoing season of Ramadan.

Priyanka Chopra’s debut on Reddit AMA took an embarrassing turn

Priyanka Chopra’s debut on Reddit AMA took an embarrassing turn

We had recently told you that Priyanka Chopra was all set to make a debut on Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything). Well, she did not have a very pleasant welcome, as she was bombarded with very awkward and embarrassing questions. While the actress did answer a few of them, she chose to ignore the rest

What was Deeksha Seth’s father’s reaction after watching Lekar Hum Deewana Dil

Unlike young actors who are quite nervous and worried wondering about the fate of their debut film, Deeksha Seth admits she hasn’t experienced pre-release jitters before the release of her debut film, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil (LHDD) opposite another debutant, Armaan Jain and she’s not bothered as to how the movie will fare at the box office.

Vir Das To Get Dapper For ‘Amit Sahni Ki List’

Vir Das To Get Dapper For ‘Amit Sahni Ki List’

Actor Vir Das, who was seen casually dressed in all of his movies so far, will be seen playing a dapper investment banker in his upcoming romantic comedy ‘Amit Sahni Ki List’. ‘Vir Das will be seen obsessed with his new suits, and his character will be seen sporting a suit inside a diving suit’ , says the source

Vidya Balan turns Gutthi for Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa to promote Bobby Jasoos

Vidya Balan turns Gutthi for Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa to promote Bobby Jasoos

Vidya Balan, the actress who always thinks out of the box, and does magical performance in her movies, was seen promoting her upcoming detective film ‘Bobby Jasoos’ in a unique way, on the sets of the celebrity dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’. The lady was dressed up like Gutthi, the famous character from the comedy show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’.

Most Awaited Films Of 2014- Part 3

This year just seems to be getting better in terms of Bollywood and everything revolving around it. With a set of super hits films and a good share of bad films, the first half of the year went quite well. The second half has some kick-ass movies lined up and we assure you a great time! Here are a few of the most awaited films of 2014 you will be seeing and hearing about for the next three months!! 1

Boman Irani’s son Kayoze as a cross dresser

Kayoze Irani will be seen in Manish Jha’s upcoming fantasy thriller, The Legend of Michael Mishra starring Arshad Warsi, Aditi Rao Hydari and also his father, Boman Irani. Looks like male actors donning cross dressers in movies have become a norm lately, what with Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Ram Kapoor did the same for Sajid Khan’s Humshakals and now it’s Kayoze’s turn! It is believed that Kayoze needed to be dressed as a woman for one of the scenes in the film. This is the first time Kayoze was attempting a cross dressing endeavor among the many firsts he’s had with this film

Sajid Khan – “This is what always happens with my films”

Sajid Khan – “This is what always happens with my films”

Are you (Sajid Khan) happy with the positive box office reaction to Humshakals? I genuinely wanna thank everyone from my heart. But the critics have slammed the film

Indie films on Ajay Devgn’s wish list

Indie films on Ajay Devgn’s wish list

Mumbai, June 29 : At a time when independent movies like “Ship of Theseus” and “Lunchbox” have created a furore in the domestic market and abroad, actor-producer Ajay Devgn too wants to venture into “feel good” and “small budget” films.

Salma Agha receives Bharat Ratna award

Over the years, several veteran actors have been awarded for their incredible contribution to the Bollywood industry. They are the ones who entertained and ruled millions of hearts with their onscreen grace and histrionics

I’ve not seen ‘Himmatwala’, ‘Rascals’ till date: Ajay Devgn

I’ve not seen ‘Himmatwala’, ‘Rascals’ till date: Ajay Devgn

Mumbai, June 24 : Actor-producer Ajay Devgn has not yet seen his own films “Himmatwala” and “Rascals”. He says during the making of most of his movies itself, he realises whether a project will work or not.

Diana Penty goes all black in a Shivan & Narresh jumpsuit

Diana Penty goes all black in a Shivan & Narresh jumpsuit

We hardly get to see Diana Penty, but when we do, we love it. The dainty and delicate Ms Penty picked a Shivan & Narresh jumpsuit for the Micromax Mobile Launch and the scarlet look nothing less than a stunner. A slick, neat ponytail, statement necklace from Raya by Vijeta R and black peep-toes finished out her look

Flops can’t take away anything from Subhash Ghai, says his student

Flops can’t take away anything from Subhash Ghai, says his student

New Delhi, June 11 : Newcomer Neha Yadav, an alumnus of Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods International Institute, says that the filmmaker might be going through a rough phase, but his recent string of flop movies can’t take away his past accolades.

A sneak peek into Magic Of The Movies-IIFA Rocks 2014

A sneak peek into Magic Of The Movies-IIFA Rocks 2014

The 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony took place between April 23–26, 2014, at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, in the United States. Magic Of The Movies-IIFA Rocks, which took place on April 25, 2014, goes on air on 8th of June, 2014. The event will see Kareena Kapoor’s much awaited performance as she enthralls us with some breath takingly beautiful Latka-Jhatkas to some old golden numbers, Saif Ali Khan and Vir Das at their funniest best, Mika and Hrithik entertain us with music and dance, some special moments of Gauhar Vivek hosting IIFA Rocks!, Farhan Akhtar’s opening act with his band, the Gospel Choir with Pritam, Aditi Sharma and Papon, Deepika and Kalki performing on Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani songs, and finally closing with celebs walking for other fashion shows.

Kareena Kapoor has a string of plum projects lined up

Kareena Kapoor has a string of plum projects lined up

If all goes as planned, Kareena Kapoor will team up with her Kambakkht Ishq co-star, Akshay Kumar in Prabhu Dheva’s next, Singh is Bling.

Preity Zinta gets upset with ‘Alia jokes’

Preity Zinta gets upset with ‘Alia jokes’

Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt became the butt of jokes after she made a blunder on Koffee With Karan, a chat show hosted by Karan Johar. When asked who was the president of India, Alia responded ‘Prithviraj Chauhan’

Two Akshay Kumar films in quick succession but star says he won’t manipulate

Two Akshay Kumar films in quick succession but star says he won’t manipulate

Two Akshay Kumar films are currently ready for release and have already started their individual promotional blitzkrieg. His Murugadoss-directed Holiday releases on June 6 while Its Entertainment will hit theatres a few weeks later.

Akshay, Sonakshi starrer Holiday is a terrorist film

After the super success of Ghajini in 2008, director A.R. Murugadoss took a six-year holiday from Hindi films but is now back with his next film, the Akshay Kumar starrer Holiday. Murugadoss struck gold with Aamir Khan in Ghajini but the director says “Akshay was my first choice for Holiday.” He asserts, “No one could have played this character better than Akshay.” Comparing Aamir and Akshay, he says, “Both actors are very sincere, hard working and full of energy.” The South director claims not to have had any difficulty in casting either of the megastars.

Sonu Sood, Aftab Shivdasani and Dino Morea at Raid 2 Screening

Sonu Sood, Aftab Shivdasani and Dino Morea at Raid 2 Screening

Actor Sonu Sood, Aftab Shivdasani and Dino Morea attended the screening of Hollywood film The Raid 2 in Mumbai, on May 22nd 2014. Talking to the media, the actor said, “I was shooting for Happy New Year and I suddenly got a call from Sanjay Gupta and I have come here

Huma Qureshi is a huge fan of Saif Ali Khan

Huma Qureshi is a huge fan of Saif Ali Khan

After Parineeti Chopra announced her crush on Saif Ali Khan on KJo’s talk show, there is yet another actress who has declared her love for the ‘Nawab’ too, and it’s not Begum Kareena but Huma Qureshi! ‘Dedh Ishqiya’ actress is a huge fan of Saif Ali Khan. Huma in fact has a collection of his films and has watched them over and over again. She really likes the way Saif has experimented with his role.

Priyanka Chopra – Flying High Even Without The Khans

Notwithstanding the controversial news making the rounds (about a biopic being made on her life) and the disturbance it has caused to her, Priyanka Chopra is in a happy space. Her most recent film, Gunday, is one of the bigger earners of the year while her Mary Kom is being keenly awaited. What is remarkable is that Priyanka continues to fly high despite being the only one among the major heroines who has not starred opposite a Khan for long; and has no new films with them on the anvil either

Do you think Sonam Kapoor deserved an award for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag?

Do you think Sonam Kapoor deserved an award for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag?

“It doesn’t bother me that I didn’t win any awards for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.” Sonam Kapoor is enjoying what is probably the best phase of her career – she has movies like Sooraj Barjatya’s Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo opposite Salman Khan to look forward to and she has been part of two major movies last year — Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Raanjhanaa. Yet, on the flip side, Sonam has not yet bagged a single award whereas her co-stars from both films have been walking home with awards

5 Best Songs Of Benny Dayal

5 Best Songs Of Benny Dayal

Benny Dayal is one of Bollywood’s best singers. He began his career singing for AR Rahman, after which he was flooded with offers

Newcomer Sakshi Chaudhary to play Priyanka Chopra

Newcomer Sakshi Chaudhary to play Priyanka Chopra

It’s final. And soon it will be official. The role of Priyanka Chopra in the film based on the experiences of her former secretary Prakash Jaju would be played by newbie Sakshi Chaudhary.

Slow cooking formula works for films: Rakeysh Mehra

Slow cooking formula works for films: Rakeysh Mehra

New Delhi, May 8 : Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has directed only four films in his over 13 years in Bollywood. He believes good movies deserve the “slow cooking” treatment, but says his new project “Mirza Sahibaan” will be his “fastest ever”.

Never been respected, treated the way I’m now: Kangana Ranaut

Never been respected, treated the way I’m now: Kangana Ranaut

New Delhi, April 30 : Her performance in her latest movies like “Queen” and “Revolver Rani” has earned Kangana Ranaut the epithet of being Bollywood’s ‘rani’. She says she has been receiving respect and acknowledgment for her work like never before.