Megastar Amitabh Bachchan enthralled all the media persons by his magic tricks at the first trailer launch of his forthcoming film BHOOTHNATH RETURNS, directed by Nitesh Tiwari.Bachchan senior reprises the role of a friendly ghost in the film which also stars Boman Irani and Parth BhaleraoBHOOTHNATH RETURNS is Nitesh Tiwari's second film as director, the first one being CHILLAR PARTY. Interestingly, Nitesh's CHILLAR PARTY co-director Vikas Bahl is also gearing up for his More »Amitabh Bachchan: I loved the promo of QUEEN
Actress Adah Sharma who made a stunning debut via Vikram Bhatt's horror flick, 1920 and confused many with her 'phoren' (foreign!) looks is now on cloud nine. The reason? Double success simultaneously in Hyderabad and MumbaiWe are obviously talking about the first Telugu blockbuster of the year, Puri Jagannadh's HEART ATTACK and the Vinil Mathew directed HASEE TOH PHASEE.When we asked the pretty lass about her first reactions, she replied laughingly, I got a heart attack More »Adah Sharma elated at the dual success of HEART ATTACK and HTP!
Anubhav Sinha's Benaras Media Works' production, GULAAB GANG, has been slowly and surely peaking at the right time. The very interesting trailers, heart touching folk and classical based musical score and above all, the clash of the titans, the iconic superstarnis, Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla, have made the Soumik Sen written, directed and composed GULAAB GANG a hot proposition. Talking to the vernacular press about GULAAB GANG, Soumik brushed off the general percept More »Soumik Sen: GULAAB GANG is about girl education and women empowerment!
I believe HIGHWAY has been received well by the critics. So I guess congratulations are in order. It's always a relief to know that the product you have invested so much of time, money and passion in is ultimately appreciatedI too wanted to watch HIGHWAY. I was invited for the press screening on Wednesday, through glamsham.com, the publication I am associated with for the past eight years, and for whom I review movies. Unfortunately, the lady who was 'doling' out the tickets More »An Open Letter To Sajid Nadiadwala
It's raining accolades in her backyard. Alia Bhatt has been snowed under an avalanche of praise for her portrayal of Veera in HIGHWAY. Mahesh Bhatt, who showed up with daughter Alia and Imtiaz Ali to gauge reactions from audiences at Mumbai multiplexes has been expressly thrilled. I'm so happy that Alia has managed to deliver such a terrific performance in her second film itself, says Bhatt. It's the kind of performance that an actress delivers after doing a couple of f More »Alia Bhatt touched by Goddess Saraswati, claims Mahesh Bhatt!
Come March 2014, a self-confessed sinneris all set to turn saint! More precisely, transform into a Buddhist monk. And the man in question happens to be Mahesh Bhatt, the irrepressible entity of cinebiz.This sea-change will occur for SIDDHARTHA, directorial debut of Mukul Misra, wherein he will share screen frames with Shazahn Padamsee and Shivam Bhargav. After donning the hats of director, producer and screenwriter, Bhatt will now showcase himself as an actor. More »Mahesh Bhatt now turns monk!
More than half a decade after DOSTANA , Shilpa Shetty is returning to the big screen with DISHKIYAOON. Though her chartbuster track 'Shut up and Dance' continues to be played till date, debutant director Sanamjit Talwar, who has directed DISHKIYAOON, truly believes that Shilpa's newest track 'Tu Mere Type Ka Nahi Hai' would set the screen on fire as well.When I had shown the final cut of the film to Shilpa, she hugged me 5-6 times and said it was a beautiful film. Then More »'With such a hot heroine, a song was a must' -DISHKIYAOON director on Shilpa Shetty
Aamir Khan should have seen it coming. Given his iconic status, it's hardly surprising that the actor would be a crowd-puller. The turnout at Gehlaur in Gaya, however, must have served to stun him too.Reportedly, over 50,000 people thronged the venue in full force to catch a glimpse of Khan!!The actor had visited Gehlaur in Gaya, Bihar, to begin his journey of 'Satyamev Jayate 2' from the very spot where Dashrath Manjhi had broken a mountain and made a road for the villa More »Aamir Khan's visit for 'Satyamev Jayate' spurs over 50,000 onlookers at Gaya!
Filmmakers Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl may be busy with BHOOTHNATH RETURNS and QUEEN, currently, but that does not mean that the duo has split-up. Nitesh and Vikas debuted as director with the National-Award winning children's film CHILLAR PARTY in 2011.On asking Nitesh, whether Vikas and he have separated, the director replied, Jodi nahi tooti Vikas (Bahl) is a very good friend. But sometimes it is like circumstances make people apart even though they want to More »Nitesh Tiwari: Haven't split with Vikas Bahl
Director Vikas Bahl, who is all set to return as a director with his second stint, QUEEN, feels that he is actually starting from the scratch. CHILLAR PARTY (his first film as a director) is forgotten. This is as good as a debut, states Vikas.While everybody is stunned to see Kangana Ranaut portraying the lead protagonist, ask Vikas as to what made him choose Kangana for the de-glam role of 'Rani'? Who said Kangana is de-glam? I wouldn't call her de-glam. It is a very prett More »Why Kangana Ranaut is apt as QUEEN?
For debutant director Soumik Sen, it wasn't an easy start to bring GULAAB GANG on floors. Even though he had a powerful script with him and was receiving good feedback from all quarters, getting a producer to back the film was a major deal in itself. In that context, Anubhav Sinha came in handyWhen someone like say, Madhur Bhandrarkar picks a subject like GULAAB GANG and says that he wants to make a film on it, the journey is easier. After all, he has proved himself and the More »'Anubhav had the right intention for GULAAB GANG- Soumik Sen
Very much as we had indicated in our regular box-office column, Imtiaz Ali's Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt starrer HIGHWAY did not quite impress at the turnstile. Still the 30-35 percent start at many multiplexes can be termed as decent. The single screens though are a matter of concern, given the 10-20 percent start on an average. Having said that, there was a marked improvement in the collections during the latter shows, and if the trend continues through the weekend (hopeful More »Alia Bhatt's HIGHWAY decent at multiplexes, Priyanka Chopra's GUNDAY amasses 65 crore
DARR@THE MALL has released and as is always the case, its lead actor Jimmy Shergill has emerged unscathed, what with good feedback coming his way for yet another balanced performance.What I liked about this film was that it was scary due to situations, instead of gimmicks. Moreover, the graph of supernatural occurrences is very good. I felt really good working with (director) Pawan (Kripalani) as he is very intelligent guy. He doesn't like to take chances; he wants More »'DARR@THE MALL was a very tiring experience' - Jimmy Shergill
The biggest of actresses have bitten the fruit and now could well be the time for Sunny Leone too to get a taste of it. Though quite popular in India for many years due to reasons not even remotely connected to Bollywood, the adult film More »Sunny Leone: Hot fave for live performances after 'Baby Doll'?
For 35 year old debutant writer-director Sanamjit Talwar, it wasn't an easy beginning in Bollywood. Coming from America to India in order to make films, this 'desi'-at-heart youngster first decided to showcase his talent with a 15 minutes short film.However, one chance encounter with Harman Baweja changed the course of his career as he got enough motivation from the actor to convert his 15-page script into a full-blown feature film. Result was an out and out action-drama- More »Sanamjit convinced Shilpa Shetty; finalised Harman Baweja for DISHKIYAOON
Forget being prim-n- propah. Forget being prudish. In a twist - that must have made Karan Johar blush a deeper shade of beet-root himself - Nargis Fakhri and Freida Pinto, his guests, went explicit... er, rather...quite sex-plicit on the 'Koffee With Karan' show.Keeping in mind some of the daring retorts and responses that Fakhri ( hee hee...her surname sounds naughty enough) and Pinto unleashed, their 'Koffee With Karan' episode will be aired at....11 p.m!Apparently, the conte More »Sex-talk of Nargis Fakhri, Freida Pinto pushes 'Koffee' chat to 11 p.m!
Right from TERE BIN LADEN to CHASHME BADDOOR, Ali Zafar has been known for enacting the most hilarious of scenes with a straight face in a natural manner. Playing a common man sans any overt 'herogiri', Ali is one of the few acting imports from Pakistan who have found a steady footing in Bollywood. Now with TOTAL SIYAPAA too, Ali is looking at exploring his comic timing further.Yes, TOTAL SIYAPAA too is in a very straight-faced comedy zone. In any case, I try to be as More »Ali Zafar: Not fond of comedy where you try to be funny
Aamir Khan, who is gearing up for the second season of his hard-hitting talk show 'Satyamev Jayate 2', revealed at a recent media interaction that he has been approached by the Election Commission of India to be a part of their election campaignActually, I have received a request from the Election Commission to be a part of their campaign. I don't know whether I am even allowed to reveal it. But yes, you can say that this was an unofficial request to see if I am available. A More »Aamir Khan handpicked as Voter ID ambassador by Election Commission?
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu, who was in a relationship with actress Hansika Motwani for the last few months, confirmed Wednesday that they are no longer together. "I had gone through enough in this relationship, and after much thought invested into this, I hereby declare that I am single now, and I have nothing to do whatsoever with Hansika, and it is all the story of the past," Simbu said in a statement. In July last year, Hansika confirmed on social networking site Twitter that she was in a relationship with Simbu. More »Simbu, Hansika no longer a couple
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The fact that actor-producer Aamir Khan hosts a TV show like "Satyamev Jayate", where startling facts and cases about societal issues are picked, scares his mother. The second season of the show is due to go on air on Star Plus March 2. More »Aamir's 'Satyameva Jayate' stint scares his mother
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) As part of a promotional strategy for her next film "2 States", Alia Bhatt has sent out a public invite to the "engagement ceremony" aka the "2 States" movie promo launch. To spread a buzz about it, Alia has posted an engagement card on social networking platform Twitter. The card read: "As esteemed members of the family, you are invited to the engagement ceremony (or the '2 States' movie promo launch) between Krish Malhotra (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya Swaminathan (Alia Bhatt). Shagun only in the form of movie tickets on wedding (film release) day." Alia also posted an intriguing message with the card: "I'm getting engaged." "2 States", directed by Abhishek Varman, is based on an eponymous novel by Chetan Bhagat. More »Alia invites all to 'engagement ceremony'
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Rapper RedFoo, best known as the popular member of LMFAO, is ready to take the country by storm with his debut tour. He will be performing here and Mumbai in March, and he is excited to offer "non-stop merriment" to his Indian fans. He will also take to the stage along with the Party Rock Crew at Tulip Star, Mumbai, the following day. A cast of 12 dancers and performers led by RedFoo will entertain clubbers with the ultimate party performance. More »Post split, RedFoo to give solo performance in India
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Courtney Love is facing a new woe - a doctor has filed a suit for outstanding fees dating back to 2010. More »Courtney Love sued for $48k by doctor over unpaid fees