Blog Posts by Sayoni Sinha

  • Powerpuff girls in B'wood

    With Kareena Kapoor doing tough action scenes, Bollywood actresses are no longer shying away from doing some kick ass stunts. Here’s a list

    Action scenes have always been a forte of Bollywood heroes. But not anymore as the ladies of the Hindi film industry are no longer playing the damsel in distress
     From swinging the sword to riding heady-duty bikes, they are ready to kiss ass and are quite sporting in doing action sequences. Here’s a list
     

     




    Priyanka Chopra in 'Drona': For the film, Priyanka Chopra learned a martial art form called Gathka for a month and trainers from Punjab were called in for the training. She played Abhishek Bachchan's bodyguard (quite unbelievable!) and had to learn to use a weapon that looks like a wheel with ropes and small balls attached to it. Though the film sank without a trace, Priyanka shone through with her power packed stunts.

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  • Don't know Suresh Raina: Anushka Sharma

    The actress denies being 'good friends' cricketer Suresh Raina;says it is a figment of someone's imagination

     The new Bollywood-cricket romance has suddenly dies a quick death. Reacting to the story published by a leading daily that Anushka Sharma is dating Suresh Raina, the actress has said that it is nothing but a figment of imagination.

    Anushka Sharma, who is currently shooting for her forthcoming film to be directed by Vishal Bharadwaj in Rajkot, has been taken completely unaware by the reports that have been doing the rounds since this morning. 

    The daily went on to claim that the two had first met in London a few months ago, when the Indian team was touring England. Since then they have kept in touch and hang out quite often. According to sources close to the star this piece of news is a clear scenario of an over active imagination and Anushka has been falsely linked to belong to the ‘good friends club’ with the cricketer.

     When contacted, her spokesperson clarified, "

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  • Pritam in trouble for 'Pyaar ki Pungi

    Song from ‘Agent Vinod’ lands Pritam in trouble. Iranian band sends legal notice to the makers

     ‘Pyaar Ki Pungi’ from ‘Agent Vinod’ is making waves and not just across the charts. The song has landed the music director of the film in trouble after an Iranian underground music band has sent a legal notice to the makers of ‘Agent Vinod’ for copying one of their songs.

    The music of the song is very similar to ‘Soosan khanoom’ by Iranian band called Barobax. According to the band, the beats and music of the ‘Agent Vinod’ song is very similar to the Irani song.

    The legal notice served states that the band came across the promotions of the movie 'Agent Vinod' on satellite television in Iran and on listening to the song, they realised that the initial portion of the song is lifted without any change from the title song of their album. They have also demanded that the makers of ‘Agent Vinod’ refrain from using the song in the film and they will initiate proceedings to seek a restraining

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  • Saif wants to make 'Agent Vinod' sequel

    The actor is already planning to make sequels to his soon-to-be released spy-flick 'Agent Vinod'

    It is quite hectic to be a producer. From a game to a graphic book to a 12-city tour, Saif Ali Khan is on an extensive marketing spree. The actor is not only producing the film but also playing the title role in the spy-thriller directed by Sriram Raghavan. Releasing March 23, it will also feature Kareena Kapoor and yesteryear villain Prem Chopra in the cast.

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     Even before the film hits the theatre, the actor revealed that he wants to make sequels to the thriller. Terming it as his most ambitious project till date, Saif says that he wants to make five sequels of the film. When asked if the film matches up to Hollywood’s Bond film, the star said that film has its own distinct identity and can’t be equated to any Hollywood film or character.

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  • This man will play Kasab

    Sanjeev Jaiswal (left) Ajmal Kasab (right)

    Theatre actor Sanjeev Jaiswal will play the role of Ajmal Kasab in RGV’s film on the 26/11 terrorist attacks

    As RGV starts shooting for the film on 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks, the first look of the man playing Ajmal Kasab has been revealed. The man’s uncanny resemblance with the Pak terrorist is going to be the high-point of the film, say sources.

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     “Today is the first day of shooting of the most important film of my career ‘The Attacks Of 26/11’. That’s because it’s one of the most important event that ever happened… if not in scale and damage and tragedy just in sheer complexity it beats even 9/11,” says Ram Gopal Varma about his film.
    He further adds that the shooting wouldn’t have been possible without the unimaginable inputs and insights given by the police officers into this event. The film has a completely new cast and is going to be shot in languages in Urdu, Hindi, English and Marathi. The film is primarily meant for an international

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