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10 actresses tell you how to get the festive look!
NR 10/11/2014 12:30:38 AM
10 actresses tell you how to get the festive look!Looking for some inspiration to look your best during the festive season? Take cues from our Bollywood divas, who are in festive mood and ready to give you some style tips...
Most-popular Diwali releases of Bollywood
NR 10/6/2014 6:17:29 AM
Most-popular Diwali releases of BollywoodCome festivals and Bollywood filmmakers gear up to open their biggest aces in form of their much-awaited releases.
Birthday Spl: 10 Lesser known facts about Kareena Kapoor
NR 9/20/2014 1:07:27 AM
Birthday Spl: 10 Lesser known facts about Kareena KapoorThe very gorgeous Kareena Kapoor Khan turns 34 on September 21st. With almost 15 years in Bollywood, there's a lot to talk about Bebo and her work. A fine actress, Kareena has proved her mettle with many power-packed performances.
Top show-stoppers at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive
NR 8/27/2014 11:34:51 PM
Top show-stoppers at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter FestiveYet another season of Lakme Fashion Week (Winter/Festive) just ended in the glamour capital, Mumbai.
6 Patriotic films to watch this Independence Day
NR 8/14/2014 12:19:39 PM
6 Patriotic films to watch this Independence DayIf you have no vacation and staycation plans for the upcoming long weekend, don't fret! We have a rocking plan for you in place.
Stars who have played freedom fighters
NR 8/13/2014 11:11:12 PM
Stars who have played freedom fighters Be it telling the tale of our freedom struggle or celebrating India 's Independence, Bollywood has been playing it's part beautifully since many a years.
Raksha Bandhan Spl: Bollywood's Top 5 power-siblings
NR 8/8/2014 11:21:44 PM
Raksha Bandhan Spl: Bollywood's Top 5 power-siblingsBollywood is known for its volatile relations and sensitive equations. But one relationship that has always stood the test of time and emerged warm always, even in Bollywood is that between a brother and sister.
Why we love Kajol!
NR 8/5/2014 5:19:53 AM
Why we love Kajol!She's forty and she's looking sexier than ever! With no signs of aging, yummy mummy of Bollywood Kajol has her hands full with her two kids,
Moments that define Priyanka Chopra's life
7/18/2014 2:29:27 AM
Moments that define Priyanka Chopra's lifeExotic girl Priyanka Chopra is a name to reckon with in Bollywood. The multi-talented actress has made a place of her own in the big bad world of Bollywood without any Godfather or filmy connections. She came, she saw and she conquered. Today she is ...
Katrina Kaif's sexiest avatars - Which is your fav?
NR 7/15/2014 10:59:57 AM
Katrina Kaif's sexiest avatars - Which is your fav?One of the sexiest women of Bollywood, Katrina Kaif has come a long way as far as her film career is concerned.
Movies you can't miss in second half of 2014
NR 7/8/2014 11:20:48 PM
Movies you can't miss in second half of 2014The second half of 2014 has already come knocking at our doors. And Bollywood looks quite promising in the coming months with an impressive lineup of some interesting and some big banner films.
Bollywood's Fittest Actresses
NR 6/30/2014 1:03:03 AM
Bollywood's Fittest Actresses Bollywood is in its fittest phase right now! Barring a few names, who take pride in flaunting their curves, most of the actresses are gung ho about being fit and promoting fitness.
Highest grossing films of first half of 2014
NR 6/24/2014 12:42:34 AM
Highest grossing films of first half of 2014Lo, half of 2014 is already over! What's the result at Bollywood's box office? Who turned out to be the biggest player and which movie tanked without trace? Who entered the 100 crore club?
Bollywood actresses make it big in Politics
NR 6/17/2014 12:16:07 AM
Bollywood actresses make it big in PoliticsA shift from the glam world of Bollywood to the power world of politics looks like a bog leap.
Bollywood's most popular detectives
NR 6/2/2014 12:23:27 AM
Bollywood's most popular detectivesVidya Balan is all set to don the hat of a detective in upcoming movie Bobby Jasoos.
Travel in style like these Bollywood beauties
NR 5/29/2014 1:23:09 AM
Travel in style like these Bollywood beautiesWho says it's okay to wear just anything while you travel. Take a look at these stars, who make sure they look stylishly casual even after a jet-lag after a 20-hour-long flight.
Most talked-about father-son duos of Bollywood
NR 5/23/2014 7:08:06 AM
Most talked-about father-son duos of BollywoodBollywood is one big family. It won't be wrong to say that the industry has become a family business of sorts for most of the star clans.
10 Bollywood men, who played women impressively!
NR 5/18/2014 10:57:10 PM
10 Bollywood men, who played women impressively!From Rishi Kapoor in Rafoo Chakkar to Ranbir Kapoor at Filmfare Awards, Bollywood's men have always been sporty enough to dress up like women.
10 Backless Beauties of Bollywood
NR 5/8/2014 12:28:03 AM
10 Backless Beauties of BollywoodBollywood beauties are leaving little to imagination, when it comes to dressing up bold.
Sexiest actresses at IIFA 2014
NR 5/1/2014 1:37:56 AM
Sexiest actresses at IIFA 2014The green carpet of the year's most coveted award night, IIFA, saw some of the sexiest fashion statements made by the gorgeous beauties of Bollywood.
Controversial Magazine Covers
NR 4/24/2014 1:07:17 AM
Controversial Magazine CoversWhile being featured on a popular magazine's cover is a proud moment for a star, coming up with a eye-grabbing and eye-popping cover is a glossy's way to shout out 'pick-me-up' at its audiences.
Anushka Sharma wraps up Bombay Velvet
NR 4/8/2014 12:43:56 PM
Anushka Sharma wraps up Bombay VelvetIt was an emotional day for Anushka Sharma yesterday(7th April,2014) as she completed the shoot of Bombay Velvet and the entire unit got together and organised a bottle of Champagne, bunch of flowers and a delicious cake with a beautiful message 'Tha...
10 Actresses caught on bad hair days
NR 4/7/2014 9:41:58 PM
10 Actresses caught on bad hair daysSometimes they have their stylists to blame and at others plain bad luck - no matter how hard they try even the biggest of stars have had bad hair days.
Ajay Devgn's 10 best performances
NR 4/2/2014 8:47:16 AM
Ajay Devgn's 10 best performancesFrom an expressionless action hero to being one of Bollywood's most versatile actors who proved his mettle in diverse genres, Ajay Devgn has come a long way.
Bollywood stars make 'geeky spectacles' look sexy!
NR 3/30/2014 9:57:15 PM
Bollywood stars make 'geeky spectacles' look sexy!If you think that wearing that pair of spectacles can add years to your age and make you look tad boring
Selfie fanatics of Bollywood
NR 3/26/2014 12:22:02 AM
Selfie fanatics of BollywoodHollywood actor Ellen Degeners and President Barak Obama created a stir with their recent 'selfie' acts.
Sexiest show-stoppers at the Lakme Fashion Week 2014
NR 3/20/2014 1:11:19 AM
Sexiest show-stoppers at the Lakme Fashion Week 2014The just concluded Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014 saw a gamut of Bollywood stars sashaying down the ramp as show stoppers.
10 Things you didn't know about Alia Bhatt
NR 3/15/2014 1:12:34 AM
10 Things you didn't know about Alia BhattHappy Birthday Alia...She got noticed in her debut leading role in 'Student of the Year' and wooed critics and her fans with her second film Highway.
Bollywood beauties glamourise the 'salwaar-kameez'
NR 3/11/2014 2:11:01 AM
Bollywood beauties glamourise the 'salwaar-kameez'The humble salwaar-kameez is no longer a dress code for the homely. Off late, the ensemble has become a preferred choice for many Bollywood actresses.
Stars who married secretly!
NR 3/7/2014 2:45:57 AM
Stars who married secretly!Bollywood walas are a mixed bunch of people.
Bollywood stars love 'PDA'!
NR 2/25/2014 12:09:44 AM
Bollywood stars love 'PDA'!There was time when a star couple, when making a social appearance would stay at arm's length from each other.
Boldest Movie Posters of Bollywood
NR 2/17/2014 10:51:44 PM
Boldest Movie Posters of BollywoodWhen it comes to titillating the audience, Bollywood has thrown caution in the backseat and is all set to bare-it-all right from the word go.
Most popular love-triangles of Bollywood
NR 2/12/2014 10:24:55 PM
Most popular love-triangles of BollywoodLove has its own strange ways. Cupid can strike anytime, anywhere.Sometimes, poor little cupid strikes at the wrong time and makes two heartsbeat in favour of one.
Romantic Movies to celebrate this Valentines Day
NR 2/11/2014 10:43:43 PM
Romantic Movies to celebrate this Valentines DayValetine's is all about love, mush, affection, care, passion and all that. Hey! Isn't Bollywood just that? Yes, we are a business that swears by the power of love and thrives on various forms of the emotion.
Paint the town red this Valentine's Day
NR 2/5/2014 10:37:07 PM
Paint the town red this Valentine's DayWith Valentine's Day just around the corner, scouting for that perfect attire can be a daunting task.
Who is the hottest girl in gown?
NR 2/2/2014 11:19:00 PM
Who is the hottest girl in gown?Awards season is on full swing! From Filmfare to Screen and Star Guild to what not - Bollywood walas are busy hopping around from one event to the other looking perfect to the T dressed in the most stylish ensembles.
Star siblings on a roll!
NR 1/27/2014 12:59:44 AM
Star siblings on a roll!If star kids are born with a silver spoon, star siblings get to eat out of golden plates.
Biggest Newsmakers of 2013
NR 1/17/2014 1:36:36 AM
Biggest Newsmakers of 20132013 was an year worth remembering for many reasons and many people.
Most heart-breaking divorces and break-ups of 2013
NR 1/12/2014 10:45:39 PM
 Most heart-breaking divorces and break-ups of 2013Good bad and ugly, 2013 has been worth remembering for reasons more than many.
Worst dressed stars of 2013
NR 1/8/2014 11:37:14 PM
Worst dressed stars of 2013If there were stars who impressed us with their impeccable style statement in 2013, there were others who shocked us out of our wits with dressing up in a manner which was anything but impressive (read outrageous, obscene and outlandish).
Best dressed stars of 2013
NR 1/5/2014 10:40:14 PM
Best dressed stars of 2013Anybody and everybody can have a bad day, especially when it comes to dressing up, but there are a few stars in Bollywood, who have the reputation of dressing up impeccably always.
Bollywood kisses that left a mark in 2013
NR 1/3/2014 12:31:09 AM
Bollywood kisses that left a mark in 2013Bollywood is getting bolder as more and more actors are daring to take the plunge and lock lips on screen.
Hottest Item Numbers of 2013
NR 1/1/2014 11:15:50 PM
Hottest Item Numbers of 2013Item numbers have become an integral part of a Bollywood film these days. A film without a sizzling hot babe grooving to some peppy beats is like your drink sans ice.
Most seetimar, taalimaar & gaalimaar dialogues of 2013
NR 12/27/2013 5:44:32 PM
Most seetimar, taalimaar & gaalimaar dialogues of 2013Sentimental seventies, edgy eighties, naughty nineties or the tantalizing 2000s, dialogues have been a major source of seeties, taalis and even gaalis at times from the audiences. Some praiseworthy while a few cringe worthy year 2013 ga...
Cover story: Who's on December issue?
NR 12/23/2013 11:13:10 PM
Cover story: Who's on December issue?Festivities are all around and a fn filled December is already reaching its fag end to give a warm welcome to another New Year.
Bollywood's hottest brides
NR 12/8/2013 11:26:46 PM
Bollywood's hottest bridesShadi-byah.. . The Big Fat Indian wedding is one of the most favourite components of Indian films.
Who has the sexiest legs in Bollywood?
NR 12/2/2013 12:35:51 AM
Who has the sexiest legs in Bollywood?Bollywood is known for its beautiful women who not just look gorgeous but are physically fit too. Must say, Angelina Jolie has some serious desi competition.
Who is gracing the magazine covers this November?
NR 11/28/2013 2:22:11 AM
Who is gracing the magazine covers this November?Yet another glam brigade of stars posed for glossies this November. From seductive poses to stylish stances check out what your fav stars have been up to this November...
Stars who made it on their own in Bollywood
NR 11/20/2013 10:52:38 PM
Stars who made it on their own in BollywoodThey were not born with a silver spoon. No chacha, mama or papa was gearing up for their big Bollywood break. They wrote their success stories on their own.
Biker beauties of Bollywood
NR 11/3/2013 10:59:34 PM
Biker beauties of BollywoodIf boys of Bollywood are known for their love for bikes, Bollywood's hottest babes are no far behind in zooming around on their mean machines.
Birthday Spl: 11 films that define Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's career
NR 10/31/2013 6:27:43 PM
Birthday Spl: 11 films that define Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's careerAs Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 40, let's take a walk down the memory lane and have a look at the career-defining roles of her...
Celeb style: Get saree-liscious this festive season!
NR 10/31/2013 6:04:32 AM
Celeb style: Get saree-liscious this festive season!With wedding and festive season in full swing, saree comes as the numero uno choice for Indian women.
Same to same: Who looks better?
NR 10/29/2013 12:00:27 PM
Same to same: Who looks better?Fashion Police is back in action! Let's take a look at who all in Bollywood broke the fashion norm and ended up wearing the same outfit.
Boldest bikini babes of Bollywood
NR 10/24/2013 12:31:57 AM
Boldest bikini babes of BollywoodLove it or hate, but you can't ignore the fact that every Bollywood actress wants to flaunt a bikini at least once in her film career.
Film stars who found TV hot!
NR 10/23/2013 12:07:50 AM
Film stars who found TV hot!Once it was a big deal for a movie star to do TV. Not anymore. Big B changed the norm forever.
Bollywood beauties who went topless
NR 10/15/2013 12:12:03 AM
Bollywood beauties who went toplessBollywood actresses are getting bolder everyday - in choice of roles, dressing up or dressing down.
Amitabh Bachchan: Iconic Characters & Dialogues
NR 10/11/2013 3:03:50 AM
Amitabh Bachchan: Iconic Characters & DialoguesAngry young man, Shehenshah, Major Saab or Big B... call him by any name, behind any look and avatar you'll meet the very charismatic, always inspiring and energetic man that legandary Amitabh Bachchan is.
10 things you didn't know about Rekha
NR 10/10/2013 12:37:42 AM
10 things you didn't know about RekhaIn aankhon ki masti ke, mastaane hazaaron hain...The song from Umrao Jaan sums up the beauty of Bollywood's evergreen and eternally beautiful actress Rekha like no other.
Most Controversial Bigg Boss Contestants
NR 10/8/2013 12:55:25 AM
Most Controversial Bigg Boss Contestants They love lime-light and know the art of fiddling with TRPs, we are talking about Bigg Boss contestants, whose first name is controversy.
Movies to watch out in the last quarter of 2013
NR 10/1/2013 11:38:48 PM
Movies to watch out in the last quarter of 2013The last quarter of 2013 has already kick started. Soon we'll be bidding adieu to yet another glorious year. But hey, there's still a lot of good stuff in Bollywood that definitely deserves attention.
What makes Ranbir a true 'Besharam'
NR 10/1/2013 1:53:05 AM
What makes Ranbir a true 'Besharam'He dropped his towel in his debut film and is donning the title of 'Besharam' in his latest release.
Same to same: Who looks better?
NR 9/26/2013 12:19:59 AM
Same to same: Who looks better?In Bollywood repeating an outfit is a crime and there's no other embarrassment than being caught up in an outfit that was earlier donned by another star.
Top 10 Controversial Bollywood Songs
NR 9/24/2013 11:26:04 PM
Top 10 Controversial Bollywood SongsAfter giving Bollywood one of its most suggestive songs, Choli Ke Peechey Kya Hai, director Subhash Gai is all set to titillate his audiences yet again with another raunchy number in his upcoming film, Kaanchi.
Birthday Spl: Kareena's 11 bold outings
NR 9/20/2013 11:35:54 PM
Birthday Spl: Kareena's 11 bold outingsKnown to be a director's actor, Kareena has never had any qualms doing a scene if the script demands, then be it a sensuous lip lock or a steamy intimate scene.
Stars who should have married each other
NR 9/18/2013 11:45:53 PM
Stars who should have married each otherWhen it comes to speaking out his heart, Karan Johar has never had any qualms. And one such statement that the director recently made was that Kareena Kapoor and Imran Khan look so good together onscreen that they should marry each other.
It's raining sequels in Bollywood
NR 9/17/2013 11:40:50 PM
It's raining sequels in BollywoodWith Madhuri doing an item number in Dil 2 and Big B and Rekha planning to come together in Welcome Back, Bollywood's upcoming sequels look quite promising.
Bollywood's Sexy And Scintillating Mummies!
Mansha Rastogi 9/16/2013 11:34:07 PM
Bollywood's Sexy And Scintillating Mummies!The leading divas of today are more than just actresses in films. They are entrepreneurs, full time actors, wives and even mothers and all of that while still charming millions of hearts with their sexy and scintillating appeal.
Alia, Vidya, Kareena: When Bollywood stars cried FAKE!
NR 9/12/2013 12:47:59 AM
Alia, Vidya, Kareena: When Bollywood stars cried FAKE!One film old Alia Bhatt is having sleepless nights ever since some 'intimate' pictures of her with 'Highway' co-star, Randeep Hooda started doing the rounds of Internet. The 'Student of the Year' girl is trying really hard to convince one and all tha...
Stars sizzle on September's Magazine covers
NR 9/11/2013 12:33:08 AM
Stars sizzle on September's Magazine coversFrom going topless and flaunting curves in an itsy bitsy swim suits to posing as a hot Jodi, here's what your favourite Bollywood stars are up to in this month's magazines' issues...
Khiladi to Special 26: Films that make Akshay the 'Boss'!
Charu 9/10/2013 12:34:14 AM
Khiladi to Special 26: Films that make Akshay the 'Boss'!As Akshay grows a year younger, let's have a look at some of his career-defining films...
Bollywood Divas dazzling at the Cannes 2013 Red carpet
Mansha Rastogi 5/23/2013 1:15:36 AM
Bollywood Divas dazzling at the Cannes 2013 Red carpet
Bollywood actresses steaming up magazine covers
Mansha Rastogi 4/21/2013 5:36:30 PM
Bollywood actresses steaming up magazine covers
Coming soon: The promising 'Gen Next' of Bollywood
Esha Verma 3/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Coming soon: The promising 'Gen Next' of BollywoodBollywood is home to several legendary families which have contributed to Hindi cinema over generations.
Hottest Item Girls Of 2013
Mansha Rastogi 3/13/2013 11:58:33 PM
Hottest Item Girls Of 2013Bollywood may undergo changes each passing year but the demand of the fans for one thing may never cease to exist and that's item songs.
The young and beautiful: Bollywood's latest endorsement brigade
Esha Verma 3/4/2013 9:13:34 PM
The young and beautiful: Bollywood's latest endorsement brigadeWhile earlier it was a fad meant only for the A - listers of Bollywood, today brands are increasingly roping in younger faces, some even as fresh as one film old in the industry. Brands want to tap the growing popularity of these youngsters and more ...
The 'unusual' melody - makers of Bollywood
Esha Verma 2/19/2013 5:25:16 AM
The 'unusual' melody - makers of Bollywood Though actors lending their voice to songs have been prevalent since the olden times, there has recently been a significant spurt in the number of stars who like to croon their own numbers.
Hottest Onscreen Couples In Bollywood
Mansha Rastogi 2/14/2013 8:04:55 AM
Hottest Onscreen Couples In BollywoodAs hoards of couples celebrate the day of romance with their better halves, we present to you some of the most sizzling onscreen pairs from Bollywood, a land of showbiz where love gets redefined time and again!
Playing cupid to unusual On-Screen Jodis
Esha Verma 2/6/2013 5:51:03 AM
Playing cupid to unusual On-Screen JodisWith Valentine's Day round the corner, cupid is all set to strike and spread the magic of love amongst all, even the most unusual and unexpected people. So we too decided to play cupid for our very own Bollywood youngsters, albeit just for the big sc...
Bollywood's Promising Debutants of 2013
Mansha Rastogi 1/22/2013 12:25:57 AM
Bollywood's Promising Debutants of 2013Each year a new breed of actors hit the big marquee of Hindi film industry. The year 2013 too promises to be ushering in an array of newcomers some starkids while some south sensations.
Bollywood Movies to look forward to in 2013
Mansha Rastogi 1/16/2013 4:51:01 AM
Bollywood Movies to look forward to in 2013If 2012 brought about many changes in Hindi cinema and also in the choices of the audiences with some of the most unexpected films working well with the masses, 2013 only promises to take the change forward.
Top Bollywood Performers Of 2012
Mansha Rastogi 12/31/2012 10:24:14 PM
Top Bollywood Performers Of 2012As the Hindi cinema continues to evolve with every passing film, let's take a look at the top performances of the year 2012:
Bollywood's best movies of 2012
Anurima Das 12/30/2012 7:32:05 AM
Bollywood's best movies of 2012There were many blockbusters as well as critically acclaimed movies released in 2012. Here is our pick of the best movies released in 2012 on pure basis of quality irrespective of its box office success (in no particular order).
Top 10 movies that rocked Bollywood
Yashika Mathur 12/26/2012 1:40:35 AM
Top 10 movies that rocked BollywoodAction, drama, comedy or romance - you name it and Bollywood had it this year. Here is the top 10 list based on Box office collections.
Top 10 Bollywood actresses in 2012
Aastha Khurana 12/24/2012 9:10:21 AM
Top 10 Bollywood actresses in 2012Be it Sridevi's comeback, Huma Qureshi's debut or Priyanka Chopra's portrayal of an autistic girl - the leading ladies of Bollywood continued to charm cinegoers with their beauty, charm and intense acting in 2012.
Actors that took Bollywood by storm in 2012
Priyanka Sharma 12/24/2012 9:10:21 AM
Actors that took Bollywood by storm in 2012If Salman Khan ruled the roost in 2012, his rivals Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan too made a mark.
Ra.Jinikanth Furious At Ra.One?
Swati Rohatgi 10/28/2011 12:00:00 AM
 Ra.Jinikanth Furious At Ra.One?A day finally dawned on the universe when the world faced the wrath of the Original superstar of India Rajinikanth for the excessive buffoonery of his character.
Aao Award Award Khelein
Shrey Khetarpal 2/3/2011 12:00:00 AM
Cinematic Excellence vs. Mass Popularity - The Big Debate
The Genius of Vishal Bhardwaj
Shrey Khetarpal 1/23/2011 12:00:00 AM
A look at Vishal Bhardwaj's directorial ventures that have helped redefine Bollywood in the last decade.
Bollywood Wish list for the next decade
Shrey Khetarpal 1/3/2011 12:00:00 AM
Expectations from the Hindi Film Industry in the next decade
Celebrating the duds - Bollywood in 2010
Shrey Khetarpal 12/27/2010 12:00:00 AM
Dedicated to the worst of Bollywood in 2010.
Katrina reigns Bollywood as queen bee
Robin Bansal 12/25/2010 12:00:00 AM
Katrina reigns Bollywood as queen beeLet's take a look at some Bollywood beauties who stood tall in 2010
When Bollywood actors went de-glam and geeky
Priyanka Sharma 12/22/2010 12:00:00 AM
When Bollywood actors went de-glam and geeky Glamorous looks and designer outfits have been synonymous with Bollywood, but 2010 saw a lot of mainstream stars going de-glam.
Bollywood's Future Filmwallahs
Shrey Khetarpal 12/19/2010 12:00:00 AM
10 Directors to watch out for in the next decade...
Bollywood's Animal Heroes...
Shery Khetarpal 12/12/2010 12:00:00 AM
And their outstanding contribution to the Indian Cinema
Small Films, Big Impact
Shrey Khetarpal 12/5/2010 12:00:00 AM
Low budget films worked where star studded mega-budget ventures failed in 2010
Priyanka Chopra on the cover of Man's world
NR 9/16/2010 12:00:00 AM
Deepika one-up on Ash in first Cannes appearance
IANS 5/14/2010 12:00:00 AM
It's a thumps up from designers to actress Deepika Padukone, who stole the limelight with a perfect attire on her very first red carpet appearance at the Cannes International Film Festival as against the experienced Aishwarya Rai who has made many a ...
2000-2009: The Decade that was - My Favorites
Jahan Bakshi 1/6/2010 12:00:00 AM
My favorite films of the decade
Jaya and Abshishek grace Harmony Exhibition
NR 3/14/2009 12:00:00 AM
Jaya and Abshishek Bachchan grace Harmony Exhibition Venue: Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, Fri Evening
Oscar Nominations
NR 2/21/2009 12:00:00 AM
It's all sensuality in Kingfisher 2009 calendar
IANS-NR 12/10/2008 12:00:00 AM
It's all sensuality in Kingfisher 2009 calendar
I have always wanted to work with Rakeshji: Juhi Chawla
NRm 4/7/2008 12:00:00 AM
Mumbai: The pretty comedy queen and superstar actress Juhi Chawla is back with a bang with Rakesh Roshan's Krazzy 4, directed by Debutante Jaideep Sen, which stars along with Juhi, Arshad Warsi, Irrfan Khan, Rajpal Yadav and Suresh Menon in the lead....
Shah Rukh, Hrithik rocks in Krazzy4 item songs
NR 4/6/2008 12:00:00 AM
Krazzy 4 marks the Clash of the Titans! This comic caper directed by Jaideep Sen has Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Rakhi Sawant makes cameos with item songs.
Video - Bipasha at the Femina launch
NR 9/28/2007 12:00:00 AM
Changing face of Muslims in Bollywood
Priyanka Khanna 9/2/2007 12:00:00 AM
Changing face of Muslims in BollywoodFrom indolent Nawabs chewing betel nuts to regular denizens going about their day-to-day life even as they surmount subtle signs of marginalisation and alienation, the caricature of Indian Muslims on Indian celluloid has undergone many changes.
Scripting hit toons no child's play
Priyanka Khanna 7/8/2007 12:00:00 AM
Scripting hit toons no child's playAnimation films may have emerged as one of Hollywood's most successful money-spinning formula the world over, but the made-in-India varieties are not exactly setting the box-office on fire as yet.
Can shaken Bollywood still stir a triumph this year?
Priyanka Khanna 7/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Can shaken Bollywood still stir a triumph this year?Extending numerological superstitions to taglines of film titles may well be the newest trend in the tinsel town, given the superb box office opening garnered by latest Hindi film - "Aap Kaa Surroor: The Moviee".
Bollywood attracts global actors
Priyanka Khanna 6/24/2007 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood attracts global actorsA growing numbers of foreign actors in search of high-profile roles and a stage to launch or resurrect their careers are flocking to the world's most prolific film industry in India.
The Lost Legion? Whatever happened to The Last Legion!
Jahan Bakshi 6/22/2007 12:00:00 AM
The Lost Legion?  Whatever happened to The Last Legion!With her recent marriage to Abhishek Bachchan causing a virtual media and public frenzy, there's more interest in news of Aishwarya Rai's various temple visits and imminent public appearances (including one at Cannes this year) with her better half t...
Bhutan's fledgling cinema influenced by Hollywood and Bollywood
Syed Zarir Hussain 6/5/2007 12:00:00 AM
When Hollywood star Demi Moore was taking a snapshot of her own blow-up tucked at a ramshackle video parlour in Bhutan, nobody noticed her - locals passed her off as another white skinned tourist visiting the Himalayan kingdom.
Looking ahead: What's exciting from Bollywood in 2007
Jahan Bakshi 5/10/2007 12:00:00 AM
It has been a largely tepid year so far in Bollywood, with nothing that was really worth standing up and applauding for- with maybe, the rare exception of a brave Black Friday or Parzania. No, not even the over-hyped Guru, which- Abhishek Bachchan's ...
The A-Z of what you didn't know about the stars
Subhash K. Jha, Dec 28 12/28/2005 12:00:00 AM
Did you know that scriptwriter Gulzar is a keen tennis player, or that Hema Malini misses a man's presence in her life, or that Lata Mangeshkar loves a good joke?
Betrayed by time-pass cinema
Subhash K. Jha 12/27/2005 12:00:00 AM
Betrayed by time-pass cinemaThey came in a sweeping swamp of genres, styles, moods and tempo - from the metro-centric "Home Delivery" to the salacious "Neal 'N' Nikki", from the Bangkok-bang-bang "Ek Ajnabee" to the bluffer's guide "Bluffmaster" to the earthy "Kalyug".
Give Amitabh a break
Subhash K. Jha,Oct 18 10/18/2005 12:00:00 AM
Give Amitabh a break To this day, Amitabh Bachchan's fans go berserk, crowding around his two bungalows - Prateeksha and Jalsa - hoping to catch a glimpse of the man of the house.
Payback time for Bihari characters in Bollywood
Subhash K. Jha, Oct 2 10/2/2005 12:00:00 AM
Payback time for Bihari characters in BollywoodThere was a time in Bollywood when only gangsters and their sidekicks belonged to Bihar. All that is changing now. The leading men and women are no longer bashful of portraying Bihari characters.
Bollywood producers brave traditional 'shraddh' period
Subhash K. Jha, Sep 24 9/24/2005 12:00:00 AM
Are filmmakers in Mumbai learning to be less superstitious? Or has the desperation to beat a crowd of releases got the better of their judgement in superstitious or spiritual terms?
And now independent filmmakers eye box-office
Priyanka Khanna, Sep 18 9/18/2005 12:00:00 AM
And now independent filmmakers eye box-officeThe Indian box-office is in the midst of a renaissance with independent filmmakers set to enter the foray again, enthused by the golden run of myriad films at the turnstiles.
Tulsi bridges barriers from Mumbai to Mizoram
IANS, Sep 14 9/14/2005 12:00:00 AM
Music has no language nor do histrionic skills have any. This might sound cliched, but tribal people in this northeastern state of Mizoram are hooked on to most Hindi soaps aired by satellite channels - but with the sound muted.
Scandal's favourite children in media spotlight
Subhash K. Jha, Sep 13 9/13/2005 12:00:00 AM
Scandal's favourite children in media spotlightI met Aditya Pancholi a few months ago. He had dropped in at a friend's house to congratulate Rani Mukherjee for her performance in "Black". He had brought along a friend (Irfan Kamal, dance director Kamal's son) and a bottle of champagne. Aditya loo...
Bollywood's 'Salaam Namaste' to retrosexual male
Priyanka Khanna, Sep 11 9/11/2005 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood's 'Salaam Namaste' to retrosexual maleWith women rooting for men like Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and Saif Ali Khan who can never figure out what women want and have no clue about their feminine side, the stage is set for the entry of retrosexual males into Bollywood Boulevard.
New faces to watch out for this year
Subhash K. Jha, Sep 6 9/6/2005 12:00:00 AM
As the urgent need for new talent in Bollywood grows, so does the roll call of new talent. Here's a look at the most promising new faces of the post-monsoon months:
Bollywood no longer Mumbai's exclusive domain
Priyanka Khanna, Sep 4 9/4/2005 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood no longer Mumbai's exclusive domainThe London premiere of a fully British-funded comedy about the trails and tribulations of a small-time Indian cook marks the beginning of the end of the domination of Mumbai over the unique form of cinema it brought forth.
Bipasha Basu is ready for a makeover
Subhash K. Jha, Aug 30 8/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Bipasha Basu is ready for a makeoverThere's a huge change happening in Bipasha Basu's career. No, it's got nothing to do with her love life.
Animation industry gets serious about Bollywood
Priyanka Khanna, Aug 28 8/28/2005 12:00:00 AM
Animation industry gets serious about BollywoodWith India's first film featuring real life characters interacting with animated ones going on the marquees, the bourgeoning animation industry seems to be waking up to the potential of the domestic box-office long after it earned a name for itself o...
Bollywood goes one step forward, two steps back
Priyanka Khanna, Aug 21 8/21/2005 12:00:00 AM
The Indian box-office witnessed the release of two films belonging to the new and old schools of filmmaking, making the contrast between the two genres both very apparent and very painful.
Celeb TV news gets lost in an unethical maze
IANS, Aug 19 8/19/2005 12:00:00 AM
Private space in the public domain - fiercely, but futilely, guarded by India's celebrities and just an alien concept for the still fledgling 24-hour TV news industry that focuses its embarrassingly relentless glare on lives reduced to cannon fodder ...
Cine patriotism gets cash registers ringing
Priyanka Khanna, Aug 14 8/14/2005 12:00:00 AM
Cine patriotism gets cash registers ringing For Bollywood's dream merchants fables of nationalism almost always have sent cash registers ringing, the latest being "Mangal Pandey - The Rising" more than half a century after India achieved independence.
How committed are avant garde filmmakers?
Subhash K. Jha, Aug 8 8/8/2005 12:00:00 AM
The other day a very serious filmmaker called for some very serious advice.
Is Hindi cinema becoming more uninhibited?
Subhash K. Jha, Jul 26 7/26/2005 12:00:00 AM
Is Hindi cinema becoming more uninhibited? Is Hindi cinema becoming more uninhibited or just plain brazen?
Bollywood reopens doors to divas of yore
Priyanka Khanna, Jul 24 7/24/2005 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood reopens doors to divas of yore As the endearingly dimpled and wrinkled face of veteran actress Sharmila Tagore stares back from posters of the film "Viruddh", yet another unwritten rule of the film industry seems set to fall.
Will 'D' do it for actor Randeep Hooda?
Subhash K. Jha, May 30 5/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Will 'D' do it for actor Randeep Hooda?By Ram Gopal Varma's standards, it's been quite a while since we had a film from his company. Its last release "Naach", which Varma himself directed, came in Diwali 2004.
Sunil Dutt had a deeply abiding faith in personal integrity
Mayank Chhaya, May 26 5/26/2005 12:00:00 AM
Sunil Dutt had a deeply abiding faith in personal integrity If Sunil Dutt was not real, he would have been a character from Hindi cinema of the 1950s and 60s. He was secular to the point of being idealistic, patriotic to the point of being nationalistic and gentle to the point of being fantastic.
What lies ahead in Bollywood?
Priyanka Khanna, May 22 5/22/2005 12:00:00 AM
What lies ahead in Bollywood? Almost halfway into the year 2005 and the Hindi-film industry is feeling triumphant.
Mallika's Cannes act can't further Indian cinema
Subhash K. Jha , May 20 5/20/2005 12:00:00 AM
Mallika's Cannes act can't further Indian cinemaShe Can(nes) do it...! Or so she would like to believe. Mallika Sherawat as India's representative at the Cannes film festival seems as improbable an idea as Saif Ali Khan representing us at a WWF tournament.
Big-budget period epics are back
Subhash K. Jha, May 16 5/16/2005 12:00:00 AM
Big-budget period epics are back Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Devdas" seems to have triggered off a penchant for literary costume dramas in Bollywood.
Indian films provoke more than entertainment
Priyanka Khanna, May 15 5/15/2005 12:00:00 AM
Indian films provoke more than entertainment If you thought Indian cinema was just about Shah Rukh Khan romancing in the rain, think again! Viewers and psycho-analysers seem to be getting a bit too serious about Bollywood entertainment.
Gujaratis catching up with Punjabis in Bollywood
Subhash K. Jha, May 9 5/9/2005 12:00:00 AM
Gujaratis catching up with Punjabis in Bollywood The Chopras, Khannas and Kapoors who have ruled Hindi cinema for long have reason to feel threatened. Suddenly Bollywood is no longer the domain of Punjabis, as Gujaratis seem to be catching up fast.
Bollywood rekindles love affair with China
Priyanka Khanna, Apr 10 4/10/2005 12:00:00 AM
After long wooing western audiences, Bollywood is fast waking up to opportunities in rekindling its long lost romance with China.
Bollywood couldn't care less about flops
Priyanka Khanna, Mar 27 3/27/2005 12:00:00 AM
Ticket sales are at all-time lows and distribution rights for big-banner films have no takers but producers and stars are raking in the moolah like never before.
2005 - the year of 'different cinema'?
Subhash K. Jha, Mar 2 3/12/2005 12:00:00 AM
Superstars are taking the plunge and audiences are gulping it down too - "different cinema" is big this year.
Bollywood - no more a man's world
Priyanka Khanna, Mar 6 3/6/2005 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood - no more a man's worldThough films by and about women in Bollywood are numbered, nonetheless, as the world gears to celebrate International Women's Day Tuesday there are a few reasons to cheer for women in the trade.
Bollywood: Industry must first develop at home
Rajal Pitroda , Mar 2 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood: Industry must first develop at homeGurinder Chadha's "Bride and Prejudice", which opened last month in the US, is mainstream America's first exposure to India's singing and dancing tradition of cinema.
Rani, Shah Rukh rules the Filmfare Awards
NR Feb 26 2/26/2005 12:00:00 AM
Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan won the best actor and Filmfare Power Awards while Rani Mukherjee walked away with best actress and best supporting actress awards in the Filmfare awards held in Mumbai Today.
Is it curtains for Hollywood remakes in Bollywood?
Priyanka Khanna, Feb 20 2/20/2005 12:00:00 AM
Is it curtains for Hollywood remakes in Bollywood?Is the Hollywood era in Bollywood waning? Indian audiences seem unwilling to patronise those who tread the beaten path of Hollywood remakes.
Children Of A Lesser God
2/11/2005 12:00:00 AM
Children Of A Lesser GodHindi films about the physically handicapped are as rare as monsoon showers in May. Before "Black" very few filmmakers in Bollywood have dared to depict the twilight territory.
Bachchan : Baptism by fire
Dr.P.V.Vaidyanathan, Feb 5 2/5/2005 12:00:00 AM
As Abhishekh Bachchan celebrates his 29th birthday on February the 5th, a look at his career graph.
'Swades', 'Kisna', 'Black' - the 'hero' is back
Subhash K. Jha, Feb 5 2/5/2005 12:00:00 AM
In this cynical era, when villains have taken over the mantle of heroism and when Sanjay Dutt insists on making the anti-hero a fashion statement in films like "Kaante", several movies projecting the nobility of the human spirit have been released.
Hollywood studios have mixed record in India
Priyanka Khanna, Jan 30 1/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Mixed signals are emanating from Hollywood studios about their future plans in India.
Destination Bollywood...
Priyanka Khanna, Jan 23 1/23/2005 12:00:00 AM
As Indian film associations grumble about dubbed Hollywood films capturing the entertainment market, exotic foreign beauties have slinked by and seem to be here to stay in a fast globalising Bollywood.
An era in character acting ends with Amrish Puri
Subhash K. Jha, Jan 12 1/12/2005 12:00:00 AM
An era in character acting ends with Amrish Puri"What a gentleman... and such a nice man to know," says writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, summing up the dismay in the film industry over the death Wednesday of Amrish Puri, one of Bollywood's most revered and in-demand character actors.
Israel's Indian Jews still love Bollywood beats
Shibi Alex Chandy, IANS Jan 9 1/9/2005 12:00:00 AM
It is almost a decade and a half since Shlomil Pabrekar quit his job with a Mumbai firm and settled down in this port city on the Mediterranean, but his passion for Hindi cinema remains undiminished.
Bollywood's showman of 2004: Yash Chopra
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Dec 26 12/26/2004 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood's showman of 2004: Yash ChopraDuring 2004, when many in the Hindi film industry learnt the science of filmmaking but forgot the art of entertainment, the one man who continued to hold sway and emerge stronger than ever before was Yash Chopra.
'Bollywood is alluring but lacks professionalism'
Krittivas Mukherjee, IANS Dec 25 12/25/2004 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood is hugely alluring for the Western media but bad marketing and poor professionalism are deflating much of that interest, according to noted British film scholar Rachel Dwyer.
Debutant directors of 2004
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Dec 24 12/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
A total of 23 directors made their debut in 2004, a few good, some bad and the others totally indifferent.A few of these directors were connected to the film industry.
Bollywood 2004 - Shah Rukh the King Khan
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Dec 21 12/21/2004 12:00:00 AM
The one constant law applicable to Bollywood is that equations at the top never change. And so it was in 2004.Shah Rukh Khan ruled the roost among the men.
Bollywood 2004 - Rani Mukherjee is No.1
IANS Dec 21 12/21/2004 12:00:00 AM
Rani Mukherjee was the queen among the leading ladies for the year 2004.
2004 - The year when letter 'M ruled
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Dec 20 12/20/2004 12:00:00 AM
It was the year when the letter 'M' seemed to rule.
Bollywood warming up to e-cinema
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Dec 19 12/19/2004 12:00:00 AM
A whole new way of movie making and watching is knocking on the doors of India, thanks to technological advances.
The magic of Sanjay Leela Bhansali is about to unfold again
Subhash K Jha, IANS Dec 15 12/15/2004 12:00:00 AM
The magic of Sanjay Leela Bhansali is about to unfold againThe questions are many, the topic just one in the Mumbai film industry these days -- and they're all about Sanjay Leela Bansali's "Black".
Good packaging, no entertainment...
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Dec 12 12/12/2004 12:00:00 AM
A management guru's foray into the messy, unorganised world of Hindi cinema was trumpeted as the end of the industry's woes.
The ensemble piece: falling into pieces
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Dec 9 12/9/2004 12:00:00 AM
One genre of Hindi cinema that has gathered manufacturing, if not marketing, momentum is the young ensemble piece, featuring a cluster of unknown or virtually unknown faces getting together to whip up energy and zest.
India, Pakistan and the Bollywood bridge
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Dec 9 12/9/2004 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood is flush with films that talk of India-Pakistan friendship. And that's not all.
Is India's alternative cinema on the upswing?
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Dec 5 12/5/2004 12:00:00 AM
Is India's alternative cinema on the upswing?One is credited to be the reason for the box-office bonanza of filmmaker Priyadarshan's third comic caper in a row. Paresh Rawal, without whom films like "Hera Pheri", "Hungama" and "Hulchul" are unimaginable.
Star of the week: Akshaye Khanna
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Nov 24 11/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star of the week: Akshaye KhannaWhat went wrong with Akshaye Khanna's career? When this star-son made his debut in "Himalayaputra" eight years ago, many people saw him as the Next Best Thing. That he was! And he proved it with his very next film "Border".
One of the most beautiful women god ever created... Madhubala
Subhash K. Jha, Nov 17 11/16/2004 12:00:00 AM
One of the most beautiful women god ever created... MadhubalaThe collective gasp that went up in theatres this week as Madhubala unveiled her magnetic beauty to an entirely new generation of moviegoers can be heard all over the country.
Star of the week: Dilip Kumar
Subhash K. Jha, Nov 10 11/9/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star of the week: Dilip KumarHistory is being recreated this week. And I hope Indian cinema's thespian will be there to witness it. Forty-four years ago, Dilip Kumar couldn't attend the premiere of K. Asif's "Mughal-e-Azam". This is his opportunity to make up for it.
Bollywood cinema crosses borders
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Nov 7 11/7/2004 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood cinema crosses borders"He went to win a war, he won their hearts..." is how Hindi cinema's biggest film of 2004 "Veer Zaara" describes the character superstar Shah Rukh Khan does.
Star of the week: Lata Mangeshkar
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Nov 3 11/3/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star of the week: Lata MangeshkarThis Diwali when Dilip Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan clash at the box office in "Mughal-e-Azam" and "Veer-Zaara" respectively, there'll be one link binding the glorious past and the glamorous present -- Lata Mangeshkar.
Star of the week: Raveena Tandon
Subhash K. Jha,IANS Oct 27 10/27/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star of the week: Raveena TandonOn Tuesday, one of my oldest friends in the film industry, Raveen Tandon, turned a year older.
How real is reel life?
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Oct 24 10/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
While the emotional strip-and-search has constituted to spiralling TRP ratings of many a news channel recently, films inspired by news headlines have had a mixed fate on the Bollywood Boulevard.
Star of the week: Sushmita Sen
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Oct 20 10/20/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star of the week: Sushmita SenThere're bigger and perhaps better stars. But none quite like Sushmita Sen.
Those who fizzled out, and those who stayed
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Oct 20 10/20/2004 12:00:00 AM
The list of those who come to Bollywood with a great deal of promise and then fail to deliver grows longer.
Bollywood last week - Lights, camera but action is off screen
Priyanka Khanna, IANS 10/17/2004 12:00:00 AM
The lights are blinding and cameras are out in full force but the action is happening more off screen than on the marquees with the world's most prolific moviemaking industry getting embroiled in myriad controversies.
Star Of The week: Aishwarya Rai
Subhash K. Jha, Oct 13 10/12/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star Of The week: Aishwarya Rai One of Britain's most revered critics, Chris Tookey of Daily Mail, has compared Aishwarya Rai in "Bride & Prejudice" to Audrey Hepburn in "Roman Holiday" and Julia Roberts in "Pretty Woman".
Happy Birthday, Amitabh Bachchan
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Oct 11 10/11/2004 12:00:00 AM
Happy Birthday, Amitabh Bachchan Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 63rd birthday Monday, a just occasion to pay a tribute to the man who continues to dominate Hindi films 35 years after his debut in K.A. Abbas' "Saat Hindustani".
Hollywood attempts Bollywood minus its emotional core
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Oct 10 10/10/2004 12:00:00 AM
Hollywood attempts Bollywood minus its emotional coreInternationally celebrated filmmaker Mira Nair did it with "Vanity Fair" and now Gurinder 'Bend It Like Beckham' Chadha has done it with "Bride and Prejudice".
The coming of age of screen love
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Oct 9 10/9/2004 12:00:00 AM
The coming of age of screen loveOn the surface "Naach" looks like another avant-garde Ram Gopal Varma film. But look closely at the lead pair, Abhishek Bachchan and Antara Mali, who in Varma's words "create chemistry through distances" in this erotic film.
Star of the week: Aishwarya Rai
10/6/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star of the week: Aishwarya RaiLet them say what they like. The fact is Aishwarya Rai is here to stay. And if you have any doubts about that, the premiere of her crucial crossover film "Bride & Prejudice" in London should put them to rest.
A changing Delhi and Shaggy in Pitampura
Hindol Sengupta, IANS Oct 2 10/3/2004 12:00:00 AM
When organizers for the big Shaggy concert in the Indian capital were hunting for grounds, they zeroed in on west Delhi. The choice of venue, ignoring usual spots like the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, was an eye opener.
Lata Mangeshkar in the spot light
Subhash K. Jha, Sep 29 9/28/2004 12:00:00 AM
Lata Mangeshkar  in the spot lightFrom the outside, 75-year-old Lata Mangeshkar seems to have achieved enough to keep her in a state of bliss for seven lifetimes.
Are Bollywood's globalisation plans going awry?
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Sep 27 9/27/2004 12:00:00 AM
This is a crucial time for Bollywood in Hollywood.
Lull in Bollywood before storm
Priyanka Khanna, Sep 26 9/25/2004 12:00:00 AM
It promises to rain films in October but it could well be a case of empty vessels making noise.
Whither classical heritage in Bollywood films?
Subhash K. Jha, Sep 25 9/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
There was a time when Hindi cinema would repeatedly turn to India's classical music and dance heritage for sustenance. There were such exquisite films based on Indian classical dancing as "Kalpana" in 1948 where the real-life couple Uday and Ama...
Star of the week: Shabana Azmi
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Sep 22 9/22/2004 12:00:00 AM
Shekhar Kapur once said Shabana Azmi's name would occur at every important turn in the history of Indian cinema. He was right. There isn't another actress who means as much to our cinema as she does. As an individual and as a professional, Shaba...
Calling Bollywood's debutant directors
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Sep 21 9/21/2004 12:00:00 AM
Ever wondered what happened to all those directors who made their very high profile debut in 2002-03?
When 'bad' roles turn attractive
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Sep 20 9/20/2004 12:00:00 AM
When 'bad' roles turn attractiveBad is good, and the girls in Bollywood have realised that! The leading ladies today don't mind giving up being goody, goody to become 'slutty'.
Has Bollywood closed its doors on outsiders?
Subhash K Jha, IANS Sep 18 9/18/2004 12:00:00 AM
Has Bollywood closed its doors on outsiders?Is Bollywood becoming impervious to acting talent from outside? Going by the way star children are being wooed by every filmmaker on the Bollywood block, it would seem as though it's impossible for rank outsiders to get a foothold in the industry...
Star of the week: Abhishek Bachchan
Subhash K. Jha,IANS Sep 15 9/15/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star of the week: Abhishek BachchanI've seen Abhishek Bachchan being mobbed. In Kolkata, where he's currently shooting for Rituparno Ghosh's "Antar Mahal", shrieking girls greeted his appearance at a studio.
Lewd and nude exist for brief interlude
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Sep 13 9/13/2004 12:00:00 AM
Is the sleaze season over? Not quite, says the upfront and utterly frank Bipasha Basu. "Sex is definitely selling. And sexy films are doing well," she opines. But the market seems to be groaning and moaning in pain rather than pleasure.
Summer box-office hits a high, despite lows
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Sep 12 9/12/2004 12:00:00 AM
In a fading summer when many of Bollywood's biggest bets failed to pay off, it was familiarity in the form of seasoned star Salman Khan and carnal titilations that resonated with movie audiences.
Is Bollywood loosing pan-Indian dominance?
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Sep 5 9/5/2004 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood seems to be losing its pan-Indian dominance.
Star of the week: Shah Rukh Khan
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Sep 1 9/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
Star of the week: Shah Rukh Khan The first time that I met Shah Rukh Khan about five years ago, he was shooting for the only flop film he has done in recent times.
Bollywood is zilch in Hollywood
Subhash K Jha, IANS Aug 24 8/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
Bollywood is zilch in HollywoodIt's a sobering thought but let's get one thing straight -- barring Aishwarya Rai perhaps, no Bollywood personality has a market or even a remote chance of acquiring one in Hollywood because the prolific Hindi film industry just doesn't matter.
Seriously yours, Bollywood
Priyanka Khanna, IANS Aug 22 8/22/2004 12:00:00 AM
Seriously yours, BollywoodKnown for churning out escapist cinema, the gargantuan Hindi film industry is increasingly panning its camera towards scourges of modern times to deliver social messages in entertaining formats.For the first time ever, popular Bollywood stars will fe...
The irrational, hypocritical world of Bollywood
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Aug 19 8/19/2004 12:00:00 AM
The irony of the Mumbai film industry is that the term Bollywood has finally been legitimised by finding a place in the dictionary, but considering all that goes on here shouldn't we be calling it 'Follywood' instead?
When parents take stars for a ride
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Aug 18 8/18/2004 12:00:00 AM
Actress Amisha Patel's decision to sue her parents over monetary matters has apparently been brewing for some time now.
Showbiz relationships in public glare
Subhash K. Jha, IANS Aug 13 8/13/2004 12:00:00 AM
It's been a season of scandals in showbiz and the paparazzi are making a killing of it! Amisha Patel sued her father for resource mismanagement; an unknown starlet charged filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar with rape; and model-turned-VJ Nafisa Joseph en...
           
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