Upcoming Bollywood Extravaganzas In 2022

December 22, 2021 4:19 pm

RRR: The new year opens with SS. Rajamouli’sTelugu period action drama. This fictional story that dates back to 1920, revolves around two Indian  revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (NT Rama Rao, Junior), who fought the British and the Nizams. Made on a reported budget of Rs 400 crore, RRR also stars Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn and Shriya Saran among others. […]

Bollywood newsmakers, 2021

December 19, 2021 3:00 pm

Aryan Khan: For 26 days following his arrest on October 3 in an NCB drug raid on a cruise ship, Aryan Khan grabbed headlines every day. When he finally drove out of jail on October 30 following a hard-won legal battle for bail, he was no longer just Shah Rukh Khan’s 23-year-old star son. He […]

Upcoming Films That Celebrate Sporting Victories

December 17, 2021 9:16 am

’83 and the Cup of Joy This Christmas, Santa Claus brings you cricket. Virat Kohli and his band of boys may have made an early exit in Dubai, but the World Cup will still come to India this year. Kabir Khan has recreated our 1983 win in the UK with Ranveer Singh reprising the role of […]

Biswajit Celebrates Birthday With Music And Desh Bhakti

December 14, 2021 6:45 pm

Today, Biswajit Chatterjee brings in his birthday with a musical show in Delhi. The veteran actor will not only be singing chartbusters from his Bollywood blockbusters like Mere Sanam’s “Pukarta chala hoon main”, “Yeh nayan dare dare” from Kohra and Bees Saal Baad’s “Beqaraar karke hume yun na jayeye”, but also has some popular patriotic songs in his playlist. “In my […]

Birth Anniversary Special: 99 To Farishta called Dilip Kumar

December 11, 2021 10:57 am

Years ago,  I had asked Dilip Kumar if he was looking forward to his birthday, to celebrations and receiving gifts. With a smile, the actor had admitted that it was his wife who liked to surprise him with gifts. Saira Banu was the one who ticked off the days to December 11. She was the […]

Star Couple Katrina Kaif – Vicky Kaushal Tie The Knot

December 11, 2021 1:20 pm

Vicky Kaushal proposed to  Katrina Kaif, publicly, two years ago in 2019. “Shaadi ka mausam chal raha tha, mujhe laga aapka bhi mann kar raha hoga, to maine kaha pooch leta hoon,” the new star in the galaxy rattled off while on stage with the actress he confessed to being a huge fan of. In […]

Dharmendra Turns 86 Today: Happy Birthday Darling D

December 8, 2021 10:36 am

Not everyone can claim to have spent his birthday in the company of wild cats. But then, not everyone is Dharmendra, the He-man of the Hindi screen. In the late seventies, it was a working salgirah for Dharamji who at 40-plus was one of the busiest actors in Bollywood. That day, he was shooting for  Mohan Segal’s 1979 action-adventure Kartavya. A […]

Sharmila Tagore’s Birthday: Ashim Samanta Remembers His father’s Kashmir Ki Kali

December 8, 2021 10:26 am

His father, producer-director Shakti Samanta, was looking for a new girl to cast opposite Shammi Kapoor in Kashmir Ki Kali and chanced upon Sharmila Tagore’s picture in a Bengali magazine. “She thought she looked like a kali. Enquiries revealed that she had already worked with Satyajit Ray (in Apur Sansar and Devi) and was doing a few other Bangla films,” reminisces Samanta’s filmmaker-son […]

‘Would have been disappointed if Tadap had not reached the guys in the theatres’ : Milan Luthria

November 27, 2021 4:47 pm

It must be such a relief to be able to bring Tadap featuring debutant Ahan Shetty opposite Tara Sutaria to the theatres at a time when many new films are still releasing on OTT platform? Well, it’s been an anxious time and I’m blessed my producers, Sajid Nadiadwala and Fox Star Studios, decided to wait for the […]

Divya Dutta Talks About Her Second Book – The Stars In Her Sky

November 22, 2021 12:30 pm

At home with the Maans After Train To Pakistan released, I got a call from Manjeet Maan who had seen the film. She told me she was looking for a child woman to cast in the Punjabi film she was producing, Shaheed-e-Mohabbat Boota Singh, a true-life historical drama. I told her frankly that I did not know much […]

Bollywood Shaadi Season Takes Off!

November 21, 2021 2:21 pm

PATRELEKHAA PAUL & RAJKUMMAR RAO: For Raj, the minute he saw the lovely Patra, he knew this was the girl he wanted to marry. And he did marry her, after 11 years of friendship, on November 15, at the Oberoi Sukhvilas resort in Chandigarh. Only family and a few close friends like Farah Khan, Aditi Rao […]

Silver Jubilee For Raja Hindustani

November 15, 2021 3:13 pm

Twenty-five years ago, on this day, Dharmesh Darshan unveiled Raja Hindustani during the Diwali week. And made the lights shine brighter. “Those days we had staggered releases and the film opened first on Monday, November 10, in Indore where my father Darshan Sabarwal had his super successful distribution and exhibition offices. And over the next five days, […]

Puneet Issar All Set To Roars As Duryodhan again

November 14, 2021 8:34 am

His name has become synonymous with Duryodhan since he played him in BR Chopra’s epic television series Mahabharat. Interestingly, impressed by his physique, the filmmaker had initially wanted to cast him as Bheem, but it was Puneet Issar himself who pitched for the role of Duryodhan and bagged it on the strength of his fiery […]

Danny Denzongpa’s Son Rinzing Enters Showbiz As Special Forces Agent In Action Thriller “Squad”

November 25, 2021 4:31 pm

Had it not been for the on-going coronavirus-triggered pandemic, Rinzing would have made his debut by now. His first film, the action-thriller Squad, opened on Zee5 only on Friday, November 12, with Danny Denzongpa’s six feet three inches son playing Bhim, a broken Special Forces agent, who has absolutely no resemblance to the actor playing him. […]

Shah Rukh Khan Turns 56: Flashback To His First Five Years In Bollywood

November 2, 2021 12:17 pm

Shah Rukh Khan entered the industry with a five-year plan. He gave himself five years to make his mark, then insisted that he would quit. He debuted with the love triangle, Deewana, in which he got to keep the girl, Divya Bharti. But then, he went on to shock the world by shoving another girl who believed […]

Manoj Bajpayee Talks About ‘Bhonsle’ Winning National Award

November 1, 2021 4:25 pm

You just received our third National Award after Satya and Pinjar, Best Actor for Bhonsle, a sterling performance as a retired constable who stands by a North Indian girl and her brother at the risk of angering a foot soldier of a local political party.  Yes, the ceremony finally happened after almost a year’s delay because of the pandemic. It […]

Singers Sukriti-Prakriti Kakar Become Face Of India At Times Square

October 30, 2021 6:20 pm

The Kakar twins, singers Sukriti and Prakriti, as part of Equal, a global initiative supporting equality for women in music, are the face of India in Times Square. “New York is our favourite city and a big shout out to the Spotify India team for helping us reach all the way up there,” exults Prakriti. […]

I Plan To Publish Book Of Poems, Have Written 64 So Far: Subhash Ghai

October 24, 2021 4:47 pm

During the on-going pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns, when many across the country were sitting at home twiddling their thumbs, Subhash Ghai was writing a poem every morning. “I’ve written 64 poems in the last one year. When I shared them with a writer-friend, I was told to complete 100 and publish them. I will […]

Vidyut Jammwal Can’t Go On One Knee To Propose, Find Out Why…

October 17, 2021 5:01 pm

Khuda Haafiz came on Disney+Hotstar on August 14 last year when theatres were closed and no films were released. Now, when theatres, even in Maharashtra, are gearing up to start screening films again from October 22, Sanak was still unveiled on October 15 on the same OTT platform. You could have waited a week longer … We were […]

What’s With Number 13 And Kishore Kumar?

October 13, 2021 9:13 am

Kishore Kumar had earned the reputation of being an eccentric genius. And the actor-filmmaker-singer-composer thrived on it. When a filmmaker paid him half his remuneration, Kishore reportedly turned up on the set with make-up on only one side of his face. His explanation was, “Aadha paisa, aadha make-up.” On another occasion, he is said to have entered the […]