hindi cinema

Never thought of Hindi films: Nagarjuna


September 21st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, son of veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, says he was never keen on entering Bollywood."I never had a Hindi cinema dream. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rishi Kapoor’s autobiography to release next year


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Rishi Kapoor, who has been around for more than four decades, will release his autobiography in 2013.In the book, he will look back on his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2′ - more fast-paced, furious violence (IANS Movie Review)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2"; Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Richa Chadda, Rajkumar Yadav, Zeishan Quadri; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Rating: ****If you try to count the numbers of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

B-town mourns loss of Rajesh Khanna, the ‘phenomenon’


July 18th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) For some he defined romance on screen, for some his heart-warming performances brought tears, and for a whole lot of Bollywood celebrities Rajesh Khanna, Hindi ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Osian back with second mega auction of movie art


July 11th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The history of Indian cinema will cross an artistic threshold to become classical collectors' memoribilia in an auction, "Film Memoribilia: The Osian's Cinefan Auction" ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ runs houseful


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The audiences have given the thumbs up to Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs Of Wasseypur". It has opened to full houses in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand and is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rajesh Khanna unwell, stops food intake


June 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) All's not well with Hindi filmdom's original superstar Rajesh Khanna. The actor, recently seen in a TV ad, has stopped intake of food the past ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rajesh Khanna back home, nothing to worry: Manager


April 27th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna, who was hospitalised at Lilavati Hospital, is back home and doing fine, says his manager. His estranged wife, actress Dimple Kapadia, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Bittoo Boss’ endearing, likeable (IANS Movie Review)


April 13th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bittoo Boss"; Cast: Pulkit Samrat and Amita Pathak; Director: Supavitra Babul; Rating: ***The sheer relief of watching a gifted new actor play, for a change, a good hearted, idealistic hero ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Regional cinema coming at par with Bollywood: Pramod Joshi


April 4th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Marathi filmmaker Pramod Joshi, who is looking forward to the release of his first Hindi film "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein", feels that regional cinema ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will take Salim-Javed’s blessing before starting ‘Zanjeer’ remake: Amit Mehra


March 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) I will discuss the "Zanjeer" remake script with Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar once it's ready, says first-time producer Amit Mehra, adding that they bought ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Agent Vinod’: Bollywood espionage genre comes of age (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 24th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Agent Vinod"; Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena KapoorDirected by: Sriram Raghavan; Rating: *** 1/2Believe me, it's really a small world.Even though a film purporting to be as epic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Joy neglected father’s fitness advice: Dilip Kumar


March 19th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is saddened that the late Joy Mukherjee neglected his health after the death of his father, Sashadhar Mukherjee, and became overweight."It saddened ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taurani files complaint against Deepika


February 11th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Bollywood producer Ramesh Taurani has filed a complaint against actress Deepika Padukone with cine-associations for quitting Tips Films' "Race 2" at the eleventh hour.Deepika ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Deepika didn’t even apologise after quitting ‘Race 2′, says angry Taurani


February 9th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Ramesh Taurani is upset with actress Deepika Padukone for opting out of his "Race 2" at the last moment following an offer for a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Superstars, wildlife and religion on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Unwind this weekend with a pile of meaningful books. Browse with IANS.1. "Bollywood's Top 20: Superstars of Indian Cinema"; Edited by Bhaichand Patel; Published ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Luthria stresses upon use of ‘tough dialogues’ in script


December 19th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Director Milan Luthria, whose latest directorial venture "The Dirty Picture" has hit the bull's eye, feels strong dialogues are integral to a film."We try to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Rockstar’ earns Rs 64 crore, Shabana terms it a new beginning


November 14th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Director Imtiaz Ali's latest release "Rockstar" has rocked the box office by grossing Rs.64 crore worldwide on the opening weekend. Veteran actress Shabana Azmi ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Move over, Malaika… here comes ‘Imported Kamariya’


September 8th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) English girl Scarlet Mellish Wilson is the latest item girl to hit Bollywood with Dibakar Bannerjee's "Shanghai" and the director says she is one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

If kissing is a way to remember me, so be it: Emraan Hashmi (Interview)


September 6th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Poor Emraan Hashmi! There seems to be no getting away from the "serial kisser" tag despite his many protestations and he's back to locking lips ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shammi was a fabulous singer: Lata


August 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar has remembered Shammi Kapoor as a big star and good human being and revealed that the late actor was a fabulous ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

My father was a lively person: Shammi Kapoor’s son


August 14th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Aditya Raj Kapoor has described his father Shammi Kapoor, who died Sunday morning, as a "happy and lively person" and has hoped his fans will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Veteran actor Shammi Kapoor is dead (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor, a veteran of the Hindi cinema in the 1950s and 60s, died here Sunday morning, family sources said. He was 79.A member ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Villains have vanished from Hindi cinema’


July 11th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The days of the "specialised" Hindi film villain, who was portrayed as the epitome of evil, is over ever since storytelling underwent a major change ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Daggubati ‘embarrassed’ at rumours of dating Bipasha (Movie Snippets)


March 26th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Southern actor Rana Daggubati, who is set to make his Bollywood debut in "Dum Maaro Dum", has squashed rumours of a relationship with co-star ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Tanu Weds Manu’ shows Madhavan’s superstitions


January 4th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Don't scratch your heads at the first scene of R. Madhavan's "Tanu Weds Manu" thinking you've been duped into watching "3 Idiots" again! The actor has kept ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rituparna Sengupta offers prayers at Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ajmer, Jan.3 (ANI): Bollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta visited the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishti here on Monday to pray for the success of her upcoming movies that are slated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Working class malady - Bollywood’s on-screen illnesses!


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Progeria, paraplegia, anterograde amnesia - Bollywood's current portrayal of unusual ailments might be drawing applause from the elite, but it is leaving front benchers baffled.If Hrithik ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

B.R. Chopra was Nostradamus of Indian film industry: Biographer


November 28th, 2010 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) B.R. Chopra could well be called the Nostradamus of Bollywood. He dwelt on issues like capital punishment long before there was a debate on it and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dabangg’ has created a new benchmark: Sonu Sood


September 13th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood believes that the success of his latest film "Dabangg" has set a new benchmark at the box office after "3 Idiots". The film, in which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dabangg’ beats weekend earnings of ‘3 Idiots’


September 13th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan did it last year with "Wanted" and he has done it again now - he has set the box office on fire as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ashok Kumar’s birth centenary to be celebrated with multiple events


September 1st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 1 (IANS) A series of exhibitions, screenings, a play, a documentary and a biography release have been planned in India and abroad to commemorate the birth centenary of Ashok ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bollywood’s Patriotic Films (To Comemmorate The 63rd Independence Day On August 15, 2010)


August 11th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): There seems to be a very thin line demarcating the war films, the historical films or even the patriotic films of the Hindi cinema, in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Laden’ To Be Franchised


July 26th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With the unexpected success of the political satire Tere Bin Laden plans are afoot to create an ongoing series of films featuring the Laden lookalike, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

35 years on, the ‘Sholay’ fire still burns


July 24th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) It drew its inspiration from multiple Hollywood movies but went on to become the quintessential Indian film, perfectly balancing drama and tragedy, romance and violence, comedy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe