Bollywood News

March 31

Yash Chopra and Karan Johar come together for ‘The Movie’!

Two of the biggest names of the India Film Industry, Yash Chopra and Karan Johar, have joined hands for a Magnum Opus, also known as ‘the dream movie’ in Yashji’s own words. Karan Johar is overwhelmed with the idea of making a film such as this one. He claims that every Indian is going to want to watch this

Aishwarya and Vivek still together

Contrary to media speculations of a split, Aishwarya Rai and Vivek Oberoi are still together, friends affirm. "People think that Ash is into self-denial just because she keeps quiet about her feelings for Vivek. That isn't true. The fact is, she is a naturally shy person - she feels far more strongly than she can eve

March 30

The new man in Sushmita's life

Sushmita is having a roaring affair with life. And her love lane screams the same. Does it bother her that Randeep is from the industry (Randeep is making his big screen splash with RGV's 'D')? “I did like to rephrase that” she purrs. “Randeep is a man I am seeing, who happens to be an actor,” she explains putting thi

Saif or Vivek?: Ghai undecided

Producer Subhash Ghai and director Satish Kaushik are in a dilemma. Reason: They've yet to figure out who to cast in their forthcoming project. At a point of time, Ghai and Kaushik were in negotiations with Vivek Oberoi. Later, reliable sources insist, the duo approached Saif Ali Khan for the role in question. “Actually, no one has been

Ramesh Sippy to remake 'Sholay'?

While on remakes, there're rumours that Ramesh Sippy, the maker of the all-time blockbuster SHOLAY, is planning to remake the film with a contemporary star cast. In fact, the media is agog with stories that a number of makers are planning to remake yesteryear classics with present-day stars “It's an interesting idea to remake a film, but I cannot

March 29

'Salman does not put in 100% in a performance' - Priyadarshan

Reputed director Priyadarshan seems to have become the king of comedy, as his recent laugh-riots, Hera Pheri, Hungama and Hulchul, have become mass favourites! The director, who was once not keen on signing big names for his films, has changed his mind. His new film stars Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rimi Sen, Jackie Shroff and Om Puri.

Saif walks out of Zoya Akhtar's debut film

Not so long ago, Zoya Akhtar had exclaimed, “Why Tabu? Tabu is excellent, that’s why! Frankly, you should ask Tabu why she has agreed to work with a nobody like me in my debut film. Tabu is kickass! I am starting the film in February 2005.” Javed Akhtar’s daughter was tremendously excited about her debut directorial

Salman to start filming Hollywood romantic comedy next week

Bollywood tough guy Salman Khan has a date in Rajasthan next week with Hollywood actress Ali Larter, who burst on to the movie scene wearing a whipped-cream bikini in the 1999 film Varsity Blues. The two stars will be meeting up when Hollywood writer-director Willard Carroll finally begins rolling the cameras for his long-touted movie Marigo

March 28

Farhan's 'Don' with Shahrukh Khan

Can you ever remake a classic? It requires a lot of thought and guts to do so, since comparisons with the original blockbuster would be inevitable. But Farhan Akhtar, the maker of DIL CHAHTA HAI and LAKSHYA, is doing just that! Farhan has decided to remake the Big B-Zeenat Aman hit DON, scripted by his father Javed along with Salim Khan in

'Akbar-Jodha': Ashu reveals plans

Now that SWADES has released, Ashutosh Gowariker has started work on his next project. And the new film promises to be bigger - mammoth is the right word - than his earlier flicks LAGAAN and SWADES. “That's true,” Ashutosh informs me, as we chat over breakfast in a London hotel, “It's a historical. It's based on Empero

Antara Mali turns director?

Are you wondering what Antara Mali does apart from setting the screen on fire? Well, for one, she is to write the script for ‘Mr. Ya Mrs.’, which is supposed to be produced by Ramgopal Varma. Aside from this, Varma has also asked Antara Mali to direct the movie under his own banner, Varma Corporation Initially, it was J Chekravarty who was

March 27

Zee Cine Awards 2005 winners

Here is a list of the 8th annual Zee Cine Award winners. The mega event took place on march 26th 2005 at the Excel Arena in London Veer-Zaara (5)Zee Cine Best filmZee Cine Best Director: Yash ChopraZee Cine Best Actor:

Juhi plays Shahrukh's sister-in-law in Paheli

Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla have been one of the most successful onscreen couples right from Darr, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Ram Jaane, Yes Boss, Duplicate, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani to One Two Ka Four. The two had even launched their production house together as Dreamz Unlimited. And now Shahrukh has roped in Juhi for a guest appearance role in

Priyanka in Saheb Bibi Aur Ghulam

Priyanka Chopra has become the hottest sensation in Bollywood. After bagging Rakesh Roshan’s prestigious Krrish, opposite Hrithik Roshan, she will be now be doing Pritish Nandy Communications’ Saheb Bibi Gulam (written by Bimal Mitra and directed by Deepa Mehta), essaying the role of the chhoti bahu. Aishwarya Rai had ea

I don't know what's different: Shahrukh Khan

He storms in two hours late on the music launch of his forthcoming film, 'Main Hoon Na' and the media men start running behind him. When he jokes, everyone laughs. When he speaks, every one listens with rapt attention. That is the magic of Shahrukh Khan! On why he came late: I have just arrived from Dubai after the Zee Cine Award

Swades, Veer Zaara win laurels at Zee Awards 2005!

London: Cross-border love story Veer Zaara and patriotic saga Swades took the honours at a star-studded Zee Cine Awards 2005 function here, winning five awards each. Produced by Yash Raj Films, Veer Zaara, the love story of an Indian man and a Pakistani girl won the best film award besides laurels for Shah Rukh Khan (best actor) and director Yash Chopra who took home the Yash Johar

March 25

I'm not a look alike of Aish: Sneha Ullal

To get a break in the film industry, hundreds of aspiring girls first enter fashion shows and modeling. Besides, they gatecrash into parties of film and other celebrities. They wear their sexiest and most glamorous clothes to attract the right persons. Sometime they approach the right quarters through the middle persons like photographers an

Is Ajay getting desperate?

It is a fact that Ajay Devgan is one of the finest actors we have today, within fixed bandwidths! Give him an emotional, fast paced, agitated dialogue delivery roles and he will excel. To sum it up (and not sound harsh) he is a uni-directional actor, who is beyond compare within his range. But give him a comedy/romantic role or even a role that dema

March 23

Rekha's father Gemini Ganesan dead

The matinee idol of the South Indian cinema of yesteryears Gemini Ganesan died of renal failure after prolonged illness in a nursing home early morning. He was 84 and is survived by his widow, seven daughters and one son. They include well-known gynecologist Kamla Selvaraj and Bollywood actress Rekha. Ms. Selvaraj performed his last rites in an electric

March 21

Rekha doing an item number in Parineeta

Just when you thought Rekha was getting old and out of the film industry, she makes a comeback. Not just any comeback, but a comeback filled with latkas and jhatkas. The Mission Kashmir director, Vidhu Vinod Chopra has recently signed Ms. Re for a ‘vintage item number’ which is to be featured in his latest venture, Parineet

March 19

Priyanka plays a Journalist!

Experimenting and succeeding is Priyanka Chopra's mantra, and to reaffirm that she is busy playing myriad characters that the Hindi film industry offers to a female actor. Hottest in the waiting list of her films is Rakesh Roshan's Krrish; we probe to find out what's her character in the film "I play a journalist in the film who is young an

Mistress Of Spices is almost finished

Aishwarya Rai has seldom sounded happier. She has just about wrapped up shooting for Paul Mayeda Berges' much-discussed Mistress Of Spices in England. "Can you imagine?" she laughs from London. "We've almost finished the entire shooting in just about a month! Now we shoot for a week in San Francisco and the film is ready to roll

Hot Ash to be 'Mistress of Spices'

Aishwarya Rai is doing a masala film where She's going to play the lead in the movie version of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's novel The Mistress of Spices . The story by the Indian-American author revolves around Tilo, an Indian woman in Oakland, California, who runs a spice shop and has magical powers The powers fade when she fa

March 17

I am ordinary: Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta likes being unpredictable. Contrary to popular belief, sexy Lara insists that off-screen she likes to wear clothes that flatter her mood and she doesn’t blindly ape the latest fashion trend. In fact if you believe her, Lara would rather break rules Clothes maketh a woman: “I belong to the classic school of dressing. To me simp

Salman Khan gets Lucky with schoolgirl

Salman Khan has gone back to school for a lesson in love. While insisting that Sneha Ullal's resemblance to Aishwarya Rai is incidental, Salman admits she's the main selling point of his new film Lucky - No Time for Love. According to Bollywood's enfant terrible the title is not without reason: "There's is so much action

March 16

Bipasha: I can play 80-year-old woman

Dusky heroine Bipasha Basu is an actress who is bold enough to play an eighty-year-old woman's character. After her roaring success in ' Raaj' and 'Jism', she has had a number of flops, but it hasn't disheartened her. She claims that the audiences have appreciated her performance in her flops too. Nowadays, she is mainly busy in Feroze Nadiadwal

March 14

How Priyanka bagged Krrish?

Preity Zinta & Aishwarya Rai were the big girls contesting for the role in Rakesh Roshan's sci-fi sequel, Krrish. But they remain just those… contestants, whereas the winner who has scooped the role is Priyanka Chopra! Hits & hammer blow performances, everything seems to be going right for the actor. So isn't it a huge high no

March 12

Sushmita poses a threat to Tabu

The talented Sushmita Sen looks headed to join acclaimed actresses like Tabu and Konkona Sen with substantial roles coming her way. Besides Kalpana Lajmi's under-production Chingari, Sushmita has been confirmed in Tanuja Chandra's Runway where she will portray a woman from Gujarat during the 1971 India-Pakistan war, reports Bollywood Tr

Nominations for Zee Cine Awards 2005

The Zee Cine Awards will be held in London this year on March 26th at the Excel Arena. Public and jury-based voting will also be held in order to get unbiased results. Here are the nominations for Zee Cine Awards BEST FILM Hum Tum Main Hoon Na Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Murder

March 11

Baby Girl for Karishma

Karisma Kapoor delivered a baby girl on Friday evening [March 11] at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. “I don’t think they have thought of a name yet,” Karisma’s business manager Zahid confirmed the development. Reportedly, the entire family was present at the hospital to share the joyous moment with Karisma.

March 7

Happy New Year: Farah Khan's next with Shahrukh Khan

Farah Khan is a famous choreographer, but in her second phase she has became popular as a director by her debut hit film 'Main Hoon Naa' .The expectation from her is obviously very high because of her debut hit. And now she is ready to make her next film 'Happy New Year'. It is the talk of the town in Mumbai that her next project is very well planned.

Hrithik's 6 styles in Krrish

Rakesh Roshan's sequel to Koi Mil Gaya, now officially titled Krrish is going to be one stunner and not just for its action sequences that Hrithik has been training for, but for some six stunning and unique looks he will sport in the film. Confirms Rocky S, "he is going to have six different looks in the film - an old man, the young guy f

March 5

Shahrukh Khan's Paheli sets to roll!

Shahrukh Khan, who gave three hits last year, was expected to rest on his laurels this year. Some had declared that no Shahrukh Khan starrer would release in 2005 that is far from the truth as King Khan's Paheli may hit the screen in June or July of this year. The Amol Palekar directed Paheli, starring Shahrukh and Rani amongst others, had two

Bipasha and John at the Knopfler concert!

Mark Knopfler has arrived in Mumbai and has thousands waiting for him. But amongst a list of who's who attending his concert tonight is none other that Bollywood's hottest couple John and Bipasha. "Dire Straits is John's favourite," says Bollywood hottie Bipasha Basu. Currently shooting in Satara for Prakash Jha's Aparhan,

Kunal kohli and his excitement with Kajol and Aamir!

Kunal Kohli is on cloud nine. In the silver jubilee week of his first slice of success, Hum Tum, Bollywood is abuzz about the casting coup that he has pulled off. Getting the ever-so-choosy Aamir Khan to sign up while two of his films are already on the floors is no mean feat. Add to that cajoling Kajol, ‘retired’ since marriage to Ajay Dev