Raj Kapoor’s fourth grandson Armaan Jain insists he would love to direct a film for his grandfather’s RK banner in future. Though Armaan Jain’s debut film, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil didn’t exactly set the box office cash registers ringing, the young Kapoor actor has been already nurturing his directorial aspirations. Like his superstar cousin, Ranbir Kapoor, who assisted filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali before making his debut as an actor, Armaan too had assisted Karan Johar on films like My Name Is Khan and Student Of The Year.
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
July 23, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood
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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.
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, 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
July 16, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood
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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.
July 12, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood
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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
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.
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, 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’.
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
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
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
July 1, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood
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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.
June 29, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood
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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
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.
June 24, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood
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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
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.
June 11, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood
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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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
“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
Benny Dayal is one of Bollywood’s best singers. He began his career singing for AR Rahman, after which he was flooded with offers
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.
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”.
May 8, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood
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