Bollywood News

January 29

Temptation 2004 in Dubai

Temptation 2004 was thunderous in Dubai with shouts from the excited audience. The show was broadcasted in the US on January 29, 2005 on Zee TV. It was filled with electrifying moves of the six sensations of bollywood. A mixture of comedy, dance, melody and a lot of frolic, the show offered a variety of performances ranging from a short movi

January 28

“Playing Michelle was scary!” Rani Mukherjee

Yuva, Hum Tum & Veer-Zaara. 2004 was caught under the acting spell of Rani Mukherjee. Perched on a couch in a pink top and lazy trousers is Bollywood's most underrated actress. Her cognac eyes don't lie and her warmth melts the trickiest of questions. Nothing plastic, nothing cosmetic, there is genuineness about Rani that is hard to ignore.

January 26

Kareena wants a break!

Kareena Kapoor, who has been working almost continuously since she debuted in Refugee, is all set to take a three-month break. "I've been shooting almost non-stop ever since I entered the film industry with Refugee," Kareena said, even as she was shooting for Priyadarshan's new film co-starring Salman Khan. "Last year, I

January 25

Sanju Baba - tough externally, soft at heart

Sanjay Dutt may be enacting the role of a toughie on the big screen, but he sure has a heart of gold that cares for all. Known for lending support to those in crisis, without making any noise about it [he keeps it away from the media as well!], Dutt continues his charitable work with honest intentions. Not many are aware, Dutt was amongst the fi

January 24

Aishwarya Rai: villian's girlfriend

It's official: Bollywood superstars Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai are being paired for the first time in the much talked about sequel to Dhoom. And that's not all: they are playing the baddies. Hrithik is thrilled to be the villain. "I've played the good guy long enough. Now it's time for me to get seriously evil," he laughed. "

Ajay Devgan hurts himself

Devgan seems to live his dare-devilry days of Phool Aur Kaante. In a recent schedule of Prakash Jha's Apharan at Satara, the actor hurt himself. Prakash Jha explains how, “It was a heavy-duty action sequence which involved a fisticuff. A hand-to-hand fight with another guy where Ajay lost balance, slipped and fell. Ajay's body weight feel on his f

January 23

Parveen Babi – lonely to alone (1955 – 2005)

Parveen Babi, the name is synonymous to glamorous doll, prettiest heroine and successful woman. Babi has enthralled her fans and the viewers for over twenty years in numerous breathtaking roles. Parveen Babi’s beauty was a subject for newspapers, magazines and even the film industry. She was considered to be among the most gorgeous actresses that

January 22

Parveen Babi found dead in Juhu residence

Glamorous heroine of yesteryears Parveen Babi, who mesmerised thousands of Bollywood fans for two decades with her performances in blockbusters like Deewar, Namakhalal and Amar Akbar Anthony, was on Saturday found dead at her Juhu residence. She was nearly 50. Neighbours found newspapers and milk packets lying outside her flat since the last

Koi Mil Gaya sequel will be Koi.. Tumsa Nahin

The hot news doing the rounds of the media circle is about Rakesh Roshan's much awaited sequel to Koi...Mil Gaya. The film has been finally been named and will be called Koi..Tumsa Nahin. Hotter news about the film is that the film will be presented by Guru Swarup Srivastava - a scientist from Dayalbagh, Agra. He is the same person who

Saif and Preity team up again

He is the latest addition to the new genre of young and promising directors that the Yashraj banner is patronising these days and like his other counterparts director Siddharth Anand is thoroughly prepared for his debut, Salaam Namaste The Saif-Preity-Arshad Warsi starrer is a romantic comedy, says Siddharth, which expl

January 20

Hrithik's High Fly!

Hrithik Roshan is a perfectionist and that is general knowledge. At this point he has stalled everything to perfect the extremely tough antics for his upcoming Koi… Mil Gaya sequel. He is currently in Hong Kong, learning the art of leaping 30 feet tied to invisible wires- a martial arts technique called wire training. He is training under m

January 19

Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee bag Screen awards

Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukherjee have won the best actor and best actress honours at the latest Screen Awards, which also saw "Veer-Zaara" bagging as many as four prizes. Bollywood celebrities dazzled at the Hero Honda 11th Annual Star Screen Awards that were held in Mumbai on Tuesday night and brought smiles on many faces while leaving a few disappointed.

Vivek Oberoi's smooch in Kisna

Just a couple of days before the scheduled release of Subhash Ghai's Kisna, Vivek Oberoi and Aishwarya's smooch in Kyun! Ho Gaya Na is being remmembered. This time Vivek will liplock the Brithish actress Antonio Bernath in the movie. Although, audiences worldwide will see the smooch on screen, but viewers in India will be deprived of it.

Veer-Zaara's nominations

The latest superhit from Yash Raj Chopra has created waves across the whole world by splendid performances by the actors and a magical touch by Mr. Chopra himself. After winning millions of people's heart the movie is all set to compete with other movies made in 2004.Veer-Zaara has been nominated for a lot of categories

Patel rap with Amisha

Amisha's personal life may have hit rock bottom but the actress continues to breeze as Bollywood's exquisite beauty. Pear shaped face, porcelain skin, walnut eyes, long tresses and heart-breaking vulnerability is what Rajni Patel's gorgeous granddaughter brought to Bollywood. We join Amisha for a salacious capsule on style where the angelic be

Rishi Rich and Jay Sean in Bollywood flick!

Rishi Rich's version of 'Hum Tum' was a rage. Now it looks like this group is going to rub off some of their luck on Tusshar Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh. Balaji Telefilms has roped in Rishi Rich and Jay Sean for a song in their upcoming film 'Kya Kool Hai Hum'. This is the first time ever that the group will be appearing in a Bollywood film.

January 15

Subhash Ghai’s Miraculous Marvels with ‘M’

Dayavan, Saudaagar, Hero, Pardes. Did you spot any similarities in these movies? They are all associated with Subhash Ghai; they all star actresses in their debut roles and all four actresses share the letter ‘M’ as the beginning of their names. Is it just a coincidence that Ghai launches actresses whose names start wit

January 14

Amrish Puri - an actor of many colors…

Amrish Puri, who is also known as Mogambo in the Indian Film Industry, passed away on Wednesday morning, December 12th, leaving the industry as well as his loved ones in immense despair. Amrish Puri has delivered more than two hundred movies in his span of staying in the industry for over three decades. He stepped into the acting line with

January 11

Amitabh and Rani bound to impress in Bhansali’s Black

After the successful inning of delivering movies like Khamoshi - the musical, which was based on a theme of the difficulties faced by a couple who is deaf and dumb, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam filmed on a sweet love triangle, addressing the reality of life and true love and Devdas, a remake of Bimal Roy’s Devdas

Amrish Puri is dead

Amrish Puri died of brain haemorrhage in Mumbai on Wednesday morning. The veteran actor had not been keeping well since December 31, 2004. Amrish Puri was born on June 22, 1932 and made his Bollywood debut in 1971 with Reshma Aur Shera. The younger brother of character actor Madan Puri, he initially screen-tested for a hero's

January 9

Enter the year of 'B'

If 2004 was the year of the letter 'M' in Bollywood, then this year certainly looks promising for the letter 'B'. From Mallika Sherawat and Murder to Main Hoon Na, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Masti to Mughal-e-Azam, many hit names began with the letter 'M'. But it looks like 2005 is going to be the year of 'B'. Beginning with Sanjay Leela Bhan

January 6

Raincoat defeats ATHWS

Despite being pitted against a big film like Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyon, Rituparno Ghosh's intimate Raincoat has emerged a sure-fire winner at the box office. The film has drawn a net collection of Rs.4.5 million in the first week and Rs.3 million in the second week (on 33 prints), according to the film's Mumbai distributor, Hemant Shah of Tila

Amitabh Bachchan returns with KBC in July

Amitabh Bachchan will make a comeback to the small screen when the popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati is revived in July this year. "Yes, KBC will be revived in July 2005. I kept shifting the date because of my film commitments. But now I don't think delaying KBC makes any sense. While I still have my wits I better get down to it.

January 4

Priyanka Chopra makes it to the headlines

One actor who hit headlines in 2004, for the right and wrong reasons, is Priyanka Chopra. First, the right reasons. Priyanka made people sit up and notice her talent in AITRAAZ. Accepting a negative role so early in her career was one big challenge, but the ex Miss World emerged trumps in the role and won more taalis than the

January 3

Will Black take bollywood on a different path?

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji Sanjay Leela Bhansali'a Black tells the story of Michelle McNally (Rani Mukerji), who is born to an Anglo-Indian family, deaf-blind after an illness at the age of eighteen months, is a bright, intelligent girl who lives in a world of black silence with no way of reaching out.

January 2

Veer-Zaara and Swades DVD Piracy

A lot of Bollywood fans are eagerly waiting for the release of Shahrukh Khan's Veer-Zaara and Swades on DVD, so that they can get their favorite stars' movies close to them and can watch them anytime they want. The DVDs are also expected to have an additional DVD containing the making of the movie and some other exclusive material. But a little known fact is that the movies are already in the ma

Aishwarya: This is the land of the Kama Sutra

Who is the most beautiful woman in the world? Half a century ago, Hollywood would have presented her to us. Grace Kelly, Ingrid Bergman or perhaps Elizabeth Taylor. But today? Correspondent Bob Simon reports the woman who curren

January 1

Bollywood lends a helping hand

While some Bollywood celebrities have already reached out to victims of the tsunami disaster in India, others are still shell-shocked and wondering how they should help. Says Raveena Tandon: "I can't believe so much human life has been destroyed in one sweep. It's just too much to digest. We all must come forward to do our best."

Hirwani accused of copying

26-year old young and aspiring scriptwriter Ajay Gupta is accusing director Raju Hirwani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra of having lifted his concept for their sequel Munabhai Meets Mahatma Gandhi. Gupta said that he had left the concept note behind when he had gone to Chopra office. “I had approached several production houses with my story Ch

The mystery of Ash's kiss

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai has never had an on-screen kiss, but that doesn't mean she will abstain from on screen kiss once she enters Hollywood. "It would definitely be a topic of discussion," Rai told CBS' "60 Minutes" in an interview to air on Sunday. Excerpts of the interview were released in advance. Rai has starred in