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Tusshar Kapoor and Amrita Rao’s mutual admiration society

Tusshar Kapoor and Amrita Rao’s mutual admiration society


BollywoodWorld.com, With Rajshri Productions’ Love You Mr. Kalakaar, directed by S. Manasvi, Tusshar Kapoor and Amrita Rao have been paired together for the first time. But don’t be surprised if you see a fantastic chemistry between them. For ever since they began shooting for the love story, the two have nothing but admiration for [...]
Indian-American filmmaker's 'Patang' premiers in Tribeca

Indian-American filmmaker’s ‘Patang’ premiers in Tribeca


New York based Indian-American filmmaker Prashant Bhargava is having the North American premiere of his new film “The Kite (Patang)” at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival here this week. The film is one of 12 feature films in the world narrative competition. The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival slate was chosen from a total of 5,624 [...]
Delhi High Court declines to stay release of 'Chalo Dilli'

Delhi High Court declines to stay release of ‘Chalo Dilli’


BollywoodWorld.com, The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined the plea of prominent music composer Anandji Virji Shah for staying the release of tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi’s debut Bollywood movie “Chalo Dilli”, starring his wife Lara Dutta, for violating copyright by remixing his popular song “Laila o Laila”. “Let the film be released on April 29,” Justice Manmohan [...]
No superhero role for Salman Khan

No superhero role for Salman Khan


BollywoodWorld.com, Bollywood star Salman Khan has clarified that he is not playing a superhero in Kabir Khan’s next. “I am not doing any superhero film. I don’t want to be bit by a spider and become Spiderman. I don’t want to wear red underwear outside and become Superman. I just want to be Sal-man,” the 46-year-old [...]
Katrina Kaif denies approaching Pankaj Kapoor for role

Katrina Kaif denies approaching Pankaj Kapoor for role


Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has slammed rumours that she approached actor-director Pankaj Kapoor for a role in his directorial debut “Mausam”. “This is entirely untrue,” Katrina, who is currently working on Zoya Akhtar’s “Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara” and Yash Raj’s “Mere Brother Ki Dulhan”, said in a statement. Added a source: “The news is utter rubbish. [...]
Salman Khan felicitates workers of Film City

Salman Khan felicitates workers of Film City


BollywoodWorld.com, Salman Khan has shown his philanthropic side on many occasions and at the music launch of his upcoming film “Ready”, the actor did the same once again by felicitating workers living in the Film City here Monday. Salman, invited Film City workers on the music launch and honoured them with clothes. “When I was shooting [...]
We've crossed the stage of insecurity - Juhi Chawla

We’ve crossed the stage of insecurity – Juhi Chawla


She competed with other “really pretty” girls for the best roles, songs and the maximum box office hits in her prime, but 43-year-old Juhi Chawla says she has long crossed the stage of insecurity and is not in the rat race. In fact, Juhi says she gelled well with her one-time rival, Manisha Koirala, who [...]
'Dum Maaro Dum' mints Rs. 6.2 crore on opening day

‘Dum Maaro Dum’ mints Rs. 6.2 crore on opening day


Rohan Sippy’s “Dum Maaro Dum” may have been in the news for the wrong reasons, but the Abhishek Bachchan-starrer amassed Rs.6.2 crore in India on its opening day itself. The director is overjoyed with the response especially since the movie faced competition from the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). “It’s a very good start! We [...]
Aishwarya, Sonam Kapoor, Frieda Pinto set to dazzle on Cannes red carpet

Aishwarya, Sonam Kapoor, Frieda Pinto set to dazzle on Cannes red carpet


BollywoodWorld.com, Three Indian actresses – Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto – will walk the red carpet at Cannes this year on different ocassions. Ash, a regular at the prestigious gala for last 10 years, feels with “both beautiful women” India will have a “stronger presence”. “Several countries have always had more than one [...]
Salman Khan pays tribute to Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar in 'Ready'

Salman Khan pays tribute to Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar in ‘Ready’


BollywoodWorld.com, Salman Khan starrer “Ready” is about to hit the screens and one of the highlights of the movie is said to be the song “Character Dheela” where he will be seen paying tribute to legendary actors Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Dharamendra.Directed by Anees Bazmee, the film, which stars Asin Thottumkal in the [...]

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I'm not a prankster - Abhishek Bachchan

I’m not a prankster – Abhishek Bachchan


Everyone calls him a prankster, but Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan refuses to accept the tag and says that he just likes having fun on the sets. “For me the entire process of shooting is fun. I have got stuck with this terrible tag that I’m a prankster, which I’m not. It’s just that I like [...]
Nana Patekar's cops connection boon for 'Shagird'

Nana Patekar’s cops connection boon for ‘Shagird’


BollywoodWorld.com, Bollywood actor Nana Patekar’s special connections with the police helped the team of Tigmanshu Dhulia’s “Shagird” in shooting at key locations, including the iconic India Gate, in the capital.In “Shagird”, Nana plays ACP Hanumant Singh, a cop based in Delhi. To shoot at some locations in the capital, the crew was required to [...]
Akshay Kumar misses family while shooting

Akshay Kumar misses family while shooting


Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is a family man! Whenever he is busy shooting or travelling abroad without his wife Twinkle, and son Aarav, he says the pain is unmatched. “I know everyone thinks an actor’s life is grand, but believe me filming everyday of the year & having to miss even 1 day of my [...]
Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja appeals rape conviction

Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja appeals rape conviction


BollywoodWorld.com, Actor Shiney Ahuja Tuesday moved the Bombay High Court challenging his conviction for the rape of his maid in June 2009. “Justice A.R. Joshi admitted the appeal challenging Shiney’s conviction by a sessions court, which sentenced him to seven years rigorous imprisonment,” his lawyer Shrikant Shivade told IANS. Shivade also said that they have filed [...]
After films, Indian TV show to be shot in Switzerland

After films, Indian TV show to be shot in Switzerland


After filmmakers, television producers have taken a fancy to Switzerland. Star Plus has tied up with Switzerland Tourism to shoot a few special episodes of its show “Saath Nibhaana Saathiya” in the picturesque Swiss landscapes. “It’s a great opportunity to bring dream destinations like Switzerland closer to our viewers who otherwise would catch only glimpses [...]
When Anupam Kher's mother failed to recognise him!

When Anupam Kher’s mother failed to recognise him!


It is believed a mother never fails to recognise her children, even from a distance. But today’s make-up techniques can make things very difficult and something similar happened to Anupam Kher and his mom. The actor is playing a double role in his upcoming film “Zokkomon” – in one role, he looks himself, but for [...]
New Miss India Kanishtha Dhankar wants to uplift rural masses

New Miss India Kanishtha Dhankar wants to uplift rural masses


BollywoodWorld.com, She is a Haryana native, she studied in Mumbai and her mother lives in Delhi. As Kanishtha Dhankar sets out for the world to face some tough competition as the new Miss India, she says she would like to use her title to work for the rural masses like her grandfather. “I can feel [...]
Case against 'Dum Maaro Dum' for indecency

Case against ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ for indecency


An advocate filed a case in the Allahabad High Court Monday seeking a ban on the film “Dum Maaro Dum” on account of its “obscene and indecent contents”. Advocate Ashok Pande also sought a ban of public exhibition of the song “Dum maaro Dum” of the film or to suitably modify it so that it [...]
I'll miss my 'kaffeine kick' - Karan Johar

I’ll miss my ‘kaffeine kick’ – Karan Johar


Filmmaker Karan Johar says he will miss the fun of shooting for his popular celebrity chat show “Koffee With Karan”, the third season of which has come to an end. “KWK3 bids farewell tonight… thank you for all the love people… it has been a steaming ride!! Will miss this kaffeine kick tremendously!!!,” Johar posted [...]
I've challenged myself with 'Dear Friend Hitler': Neha Dhupia

I’ve challenged myself with ‘Dear Friend Hitler’: Neha Dhupia


After receiving accolades for her performance in the critically acclaimed film “Phas Gaye Re Obama”, Neha Dhupia is now looking forward to her forthcoming release “Dear Friend Hitler”, a film that has been in the news for its controversial theme. Directed by debutant Rakesh Ranjan Kumar, the film is expected to hit the screens after [...]

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Foreign operators queuing up for Bollywood tours

Foreign operators queuing up for Bollywood tours


Guess who is making a beeline for Bollywood tours? Foreign tour operators, especially those from Europe and Australia, says a company that organises trips to film sets and to the residences of popular movie stars. Bollywood Tourism, the company, says it is getting an amazing response from foreign tour operators at the Great Indian Travel [...]
Vindu, Sonakshi fight it out on scrabble

Vindu, Sonakshi fight it out on scrabble


Actors Sonakshi Sinha and Vindu Dara Singh had fun while shooting for Shirish Kunder’s “Joker” in Chandigarh. Both of them used to play scrabble between shots and the competition was tough.Among the cast and crew, Sonakshi was the best scrabble player, but Vindu was not far behind and used to give her a good [...]
Amitabh Bachchan wants awards for ad world

Amitabh Bachchan wants awards for ad world


Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan loves to watch ads and wants a special category of awards to recognise talent from the advertising world. “I actually quite like the ads. There is some fantastic talent at work in all of them. Young, free and confident, they are the picture of this new generation that has overtaken the [...]
Indian cuisine, meeting with Shahrukh Khan on Akon's wish list

Indian cuisine, meeting with Shahrukh Khan on Akon’s wish list


BollywoodWorld.com, What is on Akon’s wish list? On his first concert tour in India the Senegalese-American singer has made a very special request to his organisers – he wants to meet his pal Shah Rukh Khan and taste the special cuisine in every city that he visits. The concert is being brought to the country [...]
Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha most searched Indian celebrities on web

Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha most searched Indian celebrities on web


BollywoodWorld.com, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and newcomer Sonakshi Sinha have been named the most searched Indian celebrities on the web in a new survey by Indian movie portal. Salman beat action star Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn in the survey carried across the metros as well as tier-II and tier-III cities. Bollywood heartthrobs Ranbir Kapoor [...]
Preity Zinta argues with airport official

Preity Zinta argues with airport official


Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, co-owner of the Kings XI Punjab IPL team, was engaged in a tiff with Chandigarh airport officials Thursday when she was stopped for a security check, an official said. Zinta, who had to board a Delhi flight, was stopped by an official of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), who asked [...]
'Jewel Thief' hit to feature in 'Ragini MMS'

‘Jewel Thief’ hit to feature in ‘Ragini MMS’


The new age filmmakers’ love for retro songs seems to be getting stronger as the popular song “Raat akeli hai” from 1971 hit “Jewel Thief” will feature in Ekta Kapoor’s latest film “Ragini MMS”. The track composed by late music composer S.D. Burman was picturised on yesteryears’ stars Dev Anand and Tanuja and was sung [...]
Not trying to upset Dev sahab, Zeenat aunty - Abhishek Bachchan

Not trying to upset Dev sahab, Zeenat aunty – Abhishek Bachchan


Actor Abhishek Bachchan Wednesday said that he had no intention of hurting Bollywood legends Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman, who have expressed unhappiness over the way the cult song from “Hare Rama Hare Krishna” has been used in the film “Dum Maaro Dum”. “‘Mit jaye gum’ is not a remix, unfortunately it has been labelled [...]
Films have power to threaten subtly - Nandita Das

Films have power to threaten subtly – Nandita Das


Why do people want to ban films and books? Because these have the power to affect the subconscious, however subtly, believes actor-director Nandita Das, who has won national and international awards for her socially relevant films. “No film has brought in any revolution but you and I are also what we have seen, what we [...]
Mallika Sherawat takes on Malaika Arora, Katrina Kaif

Mallika Sherawat takes on Malaika Arora, Katrina Kaif


BollywoodWorld.com, Move over Malaika and Katrina, Mallika Sherawat is here. In what seems like an open challenge at the throne of the two hottest Bollywood item queens, Mallika Sherawat danced to an item song at Yashraj Studios, whose words blatantly mocked Katrina and Malaika’s twin triumphs. Mallika sang, “Munni bhi maani aur Sheila bhi maani, Shalu [...]

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An American and the Bollywood barrier

An American and the Bollywood barrier


BollywoodWorld.com, He has done over 30 ads in India, tried his luck in a dance reality show and ventured into movies. But Alexx O’Nell still feels the world’s largest film industry has very few roles for a white American like him. “You are a white guy in India. People feel that you are competing for [...]
Now a Swiss hotel suite, train named after Yash Chopra

Now a Swiss hotel suite, train named after Yash Chopra


Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra, known for his love of capturing Switzerland’s picturesque landscape in his movies, became the first recipient of the title of Ambassador of Interlaken, and a special Yash Chopra Suite and Yash Chopra Train were inaugurated in his honour in Interlaken last week. Chopra, who has shot films like “Faasle”, “Vijay”, [...]
Lady Gaga's song gets Bollywood twist!

Lady Gaga’s song gets Bollywood twist!


BollywoodWorld.com, International pop star Lady Gaga’s hit single “Born This Way” has got a desi twist! Bollywood composers Salim-Suleiman have added a sitar intro and dhol beats to her vocals for the special remix. The latest version of the song has been produced by media company Desi Hits. Gaga will also release an urban-desi version of [...]
Abhishek Bachchan top Bollywood brand endorser

Abhishek Bachchan top Bollywood brand endorser


BollywoodWorld.com, Guess which Bollywood actor is the most visible face in the advertising space? No ‘idea’? Well, it’s Abhishek Bachchan, who hogs the limelight among his film world peers, according to a study. AdEx India, a division of TAM Media Research, recently conducted a study on celebrity brand endorsements for the period of January-December 2010 [...]
Shahid Kapoor promotes vegetarianism in new PETA ad

Shahid Kapoor promotes vegetarianism in new PETA ad


Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who was voted Bollywood’s sexiest vegetarian by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), will be seen urging people to turn vegetarian in a new ad of the animal rights group.In the new ad titled “Chicks Love a Vegetarian”, a casually dressed Shahid is seen with two downy yellow [...]
Ready to carry on fight for cause - Anupam Kher

Ready to carry on fight for cause – Anupam Kher


Anupam Kher is jubilant that Anna Hazare won his fight to bring the government around to his views on stringent anti-graft legislation. “This is the greatest victory for Indian democracy since independence,” said Kher joyously. “But this is just the beginning. I am ready to carry on the fight as one of Anna Saab’s soldiers even [...]
I am not part of 'Dostana 2' - Priyanka Chopra

I am not part of ‘Dostana 2′ – Priyanka Chopra


Actress Priyanka Chopra has shot down reports that she will be starring in the sequel to 2008 hit “Dostana”. “I was never doing dostana two..hello..reason bein my love story ends in the first film..so where is the question. this was cleared some 2 years ago,” Priyanka wrote on microblogging site Twitter. Directed by Tarun Mansukhani and [...]
Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra express support to Hazare

Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra express support to Hazare


Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra have joined the celebrity bandwagon, extending support to social activist Anna Hazare, who is on an indefinite hunger strike to press for a stringent anti-graft law. “I support Anna Hazare. Its TIME to make a CHANGE!” Hrithik wrote on microblogging site Twitter. Priyanka also took the help of internet [...]
Court to hear petition to ban 'Dum Maro Dum'

Court to hear petition to ban ‘Dum Maro Dum’


The Bombay High Court will Thursday hear a petition seeking a ban on the release of Rohan Sippy’s film “Dum Maro Dum” on the grounds that it portrays Goa and Goan women in a bad light. Savio Rodrigues, who runs a local media website, has said in his petition that the “movie is against public [...]
Anil Kapoor opted out of 'Thank You' for daughter's sake

Anil Kapoor opted out of ‘Thank You’ for daughter’s sake


Anil Kapoor opted out of “Thank You” because he was not comfortable playing a Casanova in a film featuring his daughter Sonam and that is when Irrfan Khan stepped in to do his first-ever masala comedy.”Yes, we did replace Anil with Irrfan. But what to do? Casting circumstances changed in ‘Thank You’. And it [...]



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