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1 day ago
Everyone viewed my decisions as mistakes: Aamir Khan

Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) His success is about the right decisions at the right time, but Aamir Khan confesses that the important decisions of his life were never supported by the people around him. However, now when he looks back, he cherishes the fact that he lived his life on his terms and conditions. This is a fascinating thing that right through my life, every important decision of my l...

3 days ago
Rahman prefers lip-sync over songs in background

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Composer A.R. Rahman doesn't favour the trend of using songs in the background because he feels it affects its popularity. In the 1970s filmmakers Basu Chatterjee would often force his songs into the background and some of the current directors like Shoojit Sircar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra feel the same and avoid lip-sync songs in their films. But Rahman b...

13 days ago
Madhavan starts shooting for his next

Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan, who will be seen as a boxing coach in his upcoming Tamil-Hindi bilingual, started shooting for the film here Friday. The film is titled Irrudhi Suttru in Tamil and Saala Khadoos in Hindi. For all my lovely folks asking me for the past 2 years... YES... Just started shooting my next Tamil and Hindi film. Wish me luck. It's 'Irrudhi Suttru' (Final R...

13 days ago
Siddharth delivers hat-trick with 'Jigarthanda'

Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Siddharth's latest Tamil release Jigarthanda has helped him score a hat-trick of hits following Udhayam NH4 and Theeya Vela Seiyanum Kumaru. He says Jigarthanda has received a cult status. The movie, which opened in cinemas Aug 1, has collected Rs.9.7 crore in its opening week in Tamil Nadu. The film has done good business overseas as well. Siddharth has del...

29 days ago
Wedding bells for Soha?

Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan is over the moon after actor Kunal Kemmu, with whom she has been in a committed relationship for long, proposed to her. Soha took to Twitter to share with her fans that Kunal proposed to her and she accepted. It gives me great happiness to share with you all that Kunal proposed to me in Paris with the most perfect ring in the world and...

1 month ago
Kunal Kapoor returns injured from Thailand

Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kapoor, who recently visited Thailand, has returned here with some injuries. A few days back, he posted his photograph at Bangkok while watching Muay Thai - a combat sport of Thailand. Besides cheering the participants, it seems like the Rang De Basanti star also tried playing the sport. On his return, he tweeted: This is what I came back fro...

1 month ago
Oops! Sidharth Malhotra's bouquets at Siddharth's doorstep

Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Here's a case of mistaken identity - southern actor Siddharth has been receiving compliments for Ek Villain, which actually stars Sidharth Malhotra! Received so many bouquets and compliments on behalf of @S1dharthM that I feel responsible for the success of #ekvillain...thanks other Sid, Siddharth, who featured in Hindi films Rang De Basanti, Striker and Chashme Baddoo...

1 month ago
'Rubaru' revisits making, impact of 'Rang De Basanti'

Leh, June 29 (IANS) When Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Rang De Basanti hit the screens back in 2006, it left a lasting impact on the youth and awakened them to their rights and capability of demanding change. It is this awakening that Rubaru, a documentary on the making and impact of the Aamir Khan-starrer, encapsulates. Directed by Mehra's wife P.S. Bharathi, who had worked on Rang De Basanti ...

1 month ago
LIFF: Rakeysh Mehra to launch 'The Rang De Basanti Screenplay', 'Ru Ba Ru'

Leh, June 28 (IANS) At the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF), filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is ready to launch two projects close to his heart -- a book, which is a screenplay of his 2006 film Rang De Basanti, and Ru Ba Ru, a documentary film on the effect and impact of the Aamir Khan-starrer. The third edition of LIFF is happening in this picturesque region of Jammu and Kashmir...

2 months ago
Allan Amin to choreograph stunts for TV show

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood's popular action choreographer Allan Amin will design stunts for TV show Supercops v/s SuperVillains... Most Wanted, which is set to get a revamp with intense graphics and high-octane action sequences. The makers of the show, which airs on Life OK, have roped in Amin to choreograph all the stunts for the series which stars Aman Verma and Jesse Randhawa. <...

2 months ago
'Fugly' - at last, a film with social conscience

Film: Fugly; Cast: Jimmy Sheirgill, Mohit Marwah, Kiara Advani, Vijendra Singh, Arfi Lamba; Director: Kabir Sadanand: Rating: **** Let's first get the picture right. Contrary to what the trailers and promotional images suggest, Fugly is not a 'Fukrey'-friendly flick about four friends having a ball in life. This film means business. Light on top and substantial underneath, this is t...

3 months ago
Slow cooking formula works for films: Rakeysh Mehra

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. Mirza Sahibaan is Mehra's ambitious film, via which he is set to launch two newcomers - Anil Kapoor's son Harshvardhan, and Saiyami Kher, the niece of talented ...

3 months ago
'Power' makers to splash Rs.2 crore on chase sequence

Chennai, April 28 - The makers of upcoming Telugu actioner Power have decided to shoot an important chase sequence in Bangkok soon, and they plan to spend a lavish Rs.2 crore for it. Bollywood stuntman Allan Amin will choreograph the sequence. For an important chase sequence, we will head to Bangkok soon to shoot it. This particular chase sequence will cost us about Rs.2 crore. We have rope...

3 months ago
US biggest overseas market for Indian cinema: Filmmaker Rakeysh Mehra

New Delhi, April 26 - The footprint of the over $2 billion Indian cinema industry is rapidly growing overseas, says National Award-winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. He stresses that while non-traditional markets are vital, the US, powered by a three-million strong Indian diaspora, remains the biggest international market for Indian moviemakers. America is an important market for us...

3 months ago
'Kaanchi': Epic tale of women's empowerment

Film: Kaanchi; Cast: Mishti, Kartik Aaryan, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Mithun Chakraborty, Rishi Kapoor; Directed by Subhash Ghai; Rating: **** Subhash Ghai loves the mountains. In many of his films, these are captured with the sobering imposingness of a climber gazing lovingly and reverently at the peaks he knows he must conquer. And conquer, he does. Kaanchi delivers a walloping punch. Fr...

4 months ago
Friends, family priority for Indian youth: Study

Mumbai, April 18 - Be a rebel - the line from the Rang De Basanti song does not seem to resonate with today's youth in the country. They are now all for caring for their family, according to a new study conducted by youth channel MTV India. A key finding of 'The Curious Minds' study is that the age of rebel cool is long gone. Now the new cool is caring. Conducted on over 11,000 young...

4 months ago
Not voting, no right to complain, says Soha

Mumbai, April 9 - Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is spreading awareness about voting, says if you don't vote, you don't have the right to complain. As a part of Hero MTV Rock the Vote campaign, t-shirts with imagery and text that encourage people to vote were launched here at PUMA store Wednesday and Soha graced the occasion. It's a wonderful initiative and I expect highest turnout this ...

4 months ago
Waheeda Rehman 'not okay' with making film on her life

Mumbai, April 7 - Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman, who recently unveiled Nasreen Munni Kabir's book Conversations with Waheeda Rehman, says she is not okay if a film is made on her life. The 76-year-old has featured in several Bollywood classics like Solvaa Saal, Pyasa, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Bees Saal Baad' and Guide, and she has regaled audiences with her graceful dancing skills over the y...

5 months ago
B-Town salutes Bhagat Singh, Rajguru on 83rd death anniversary

Mumbai, March 23 - Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Sudhir Mishra and Madhur Bhandarkar paid respects to the late Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Hari Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar - heroes of India's independence struggle - on their 83rd death anniversary Sunday. The martyrs have been portrayed on the big screen several times. Some of the noted films include Shaheed-E-Azam -, Shaheed -, The Legend of Bha...

5 months ago
B-Town salutes Bhagat Singh, Rajguru on 83rd death anniversary

Mumbai, March 23 - Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Sudhir Mishra and Madhur Bhandarkar paid respects to the late Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Hari Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar - heroes of India's independence struggle - on their 83rd death anniversary Sunday. The martyrs have been portrayed on the big screen several times. Some of the noted films include Shaheed-E-Azam -, Shaheed -, The Legend of ...

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