Blog Posts by Sayoni Sinha

  • 'Horse took his own cues'

    Steven Spielberg talks about discovering 'War Horse', adapting it for the screen and making a horse emote perfectly

    Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo and the recent stage play by Nick Stafford, Steven Spielberg’s epic adventure, is a tale of loyalty, hope and tenacity set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. In a exclusive interview to Yahoo! India Movies, Steven Spielberg talks about his film.

     Excerpts from the interview:

    Q: How did you discover ‘War Horse’ because there is both the book and the play?
    It was discovered for me by Kathy Kennedy, who had already experienced it in the West End in London and told me about it and how moved she was by the play. Then Stacey [Snider], the head of my company, Dream Works, flew over and saw it without me. And she concurred with Kathy about how powerful a story it was. The puppets are magnificent on stage; the puppeteers are in a way the stars of the show. But we knew that if we were going to Read More »from 'Horse took his own cues'
  • When love is friendship

    Taking a cue from SRK's famous dialogue, here's a compilation of films with Bollywood's hit formula but different treatment

    In Bollywood, nothing sells better than a heart-warming love story.Throw in a bit of friendship and we have the perfect antidote even for the most skeptical viewer and Karan Johar has been milking this formula for years, his latest offering being 'Ek Main Aur Ek Tu'. The formula is almost always the same. Boy and girl are friends and at some point in the film, they will realize their love for each other. So here's a compilation of films with same formula but different treatment.

    Maine Pyaar Kiya: Apart from the 'Friend' cap and the Kaboortar, this film has many landmark dialogues which has been plagiarised by many in different ways. One of them being 'In friendship, no sorry, no thank you'. This story of friendship blossoming into love struck a cord with the old and young alike making Salman and Bhagyashree stars overnight.

    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai: This blockbuster

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  • Bollywood's guide to a perfect kiss

    Can't differentiate between shoulder kiss and neck-nibbling kiss? Here's a step-by-step guide to art of mastering a perfect kiss. Watch video

  • Size does matter: Kareena Kapoor

    On the sets of a talk show, Kareena revealed that size matters to her while Imraan thinks he’d find a “big baby” in Ranbir’s bedroom

    Kareena Kapoor, the mischievous Imraan Khan and the devil’s advocate Karan Johar had got together for “A date with Ek Main aur Ekk Tu’ .The mood for the show was set early on when KJo asked Imraan if he’d thought of undergoing therapy for OCD. “Never, I quite enjoy being obsessively organized,” replied Imraan without batting an eyelid.

    It appeared Karan had touched a raw nerve when he told Imraan, “Kareena postponed dates for Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu as she preferred doing Bodyguard first. She chose Salman over you!” Never the one to be flustered, Imraan shot back, “If you’ve to lose, that’s someone to lose to!”
    Having failed to get the better of Imraan, KJo trained his guns on Kareena. “How do you feel when you see Saif in an intimate scene with another hot actress? Say in Race 2, Saif has a bare-body scene with a Deepika in bikini, what would be your first Read More »from Size does matter: Kareena Kapoor
  • Truth about Kolkata: 'Ami Shotti Bolchi'


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