Bollywood News

August 31

Shahrukh, Bipasha etc to perform at Business tycoon Mittal’s Birthday Bash

Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal’s brother Pramod Mittal will be celebrating his 50th birthday on 1st September. Pramod heads the Ispat Industries and the Mittals are known to have extremely lavish celebrations. This time as part of the celebrations the Mittals have roped in Shahrukh Khan, Bipasha Basu, Celina Jaitley and Dia Mirza to perform at the event. The steel tycoons are known to rope in bollywood celebs for their special occasions and earlier during Lakshmi Mittal’s daughter’s wedding the fam

August 29

Shahrukh Khan’s smoking act in Don creating a furor

Don promos are out and they seem to be making quite an impact. Shahrukh has a completely new avatar in the film and is seen performing some daredevil stunts. Don-The Chase Begins Again is Farhan Akhtar’s remake and stars Shahrukh in a double role, Priyanka Chopra and Isha Koppikar. However during the promos, Shahrukh is seen smoking in various parts as his character is that of a don and demands it. Unfortunately just recently a ban against showing smoking in films has commenced. Unfortunate

August 28

Salman game to act in a film with ex-girlfriend Ash

Salman Khan, the bad boy of bollywood seems to share a love-hate relationship with the press. Salman who is known never to discuss his personal relationships with the media recently gave an interview to a well known journalist and even answered questions on his personal life. Salman’s recent change of attitude and his more calm and complacent attitude was visible to one and all as he calmly fielded questions even about his ex-girlfriend Ash with whom he shared an extremely volatile relationship.

Hrishikesh Mukherjee passes away

Veteran filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee who made his own brand of films and gave a boost to many rising stars passed away on Sunday at Leelavati, a suburban Hospital. The 84 year old filmmaker was earlier hospitalized for chronic renal failure, pneumonia and sepsis and was said to be in a critical condition. Hrishida as he was fondly known in the film industry made a brand of films that made

August 27

Rumours of Preity Zinta having an eye-lift

Bollywood has a new rumour doing the rounds and this one goes that Preity Zinta has gone under the knife and had an eye-lift. These rumours began after Preity’s recent film KANK released. No doubt that the actress has a fantastic wardrobe and appealing look throughout the film, but one also notices that the area around Preity’s eyes look flawed. According to sources Preity used plenty of heavy eye make-up to conceal the marks and bruises that she had after her eye-lift. Director Karan Johar was

August 26

‘Zindaggi Rocks’ Music Launched with Shahrukh, Sushmita, Shiney, Karisma

Zindaggi Rocks’ music was launched at a suburban five star hotel with great fanfare and saw some of the most high profile celebrities and VIP’s in Mumbai. The film which is the maiden venture of producer Anuradha Prasad stars Sushmita Sen and Shiney Ahuja in pivotal roles. The film has been directed by Tanuja Chandra. The music has been composed by Anu Mallik and the lyrics have been done by Mudassar Aziz and Syeed Quadri. Sushmita Sen who has just recovered from a

August 24

August 23

Shahrukh Khan dances to traditional Marathi music for an ad

Shahrukh, the King Khan is back with a bang, after receiving appreciation for his role in KANK, the actor will now be seen dancing to traditional Marathi folklore music for an ad. Shahrukh has always endorsed a wide range of products and even during his long hiatus from films, doing ads has always been fun for this high profile actor. He will be promoting the new Sunfeast Marie Biscuits and he will be

Jiah Khan rubbishes rumours of being Aamir Khan’s stepsister

Jiah Khan will be making her debut in Ramgopal Varma’s film Nishabd opposite Amitabh Bachchan. The film is based along the lines of the Hollywood flick ‘Lolita’ and revolves around the relationship shared between an older man and a young girl. The film has already been shot and post production work on the film is going on, however even before her debut release the pretty young Jiah is alrea

August 22

Sanjay Dutt upset with good pal Arshad Warsi

The Munnabhai and Circuit duo have been made famous by Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi. Everyone appreciated their comic timing and chemistry together in the film Munnabhai M.B.B.S. They will soon be seen in the sequel of the film Lage Raho Munnabhai. However recently Sanjay and Arshad were also part of the same film in Anthony Kaun Hai? But in this film Arshad played the main lead while Sanjay only had a guest appearance. Unfortunately Sanjay is upset with Arshad as recently the latter claimed tha

August 21

Man stabs wife after watching KANK film

Real life and reel life are two sides of the same coin and often one inspires the other. But recently when a violent real life incident was followed after watching KANK film, it shook the makers of the film completely. KANK is about extra-marital affairs and also shows the protagonists leaving their spouses and child for another person. Recently a man, who wanted to marry his lover, stabbed his wife as she

Amisha Patel throws a tantrum at the airport

Amisha has recently been accused of abusing an employee of Air India airlines and a case has been filed by the employee with the airport authorities as well as with the police. Amisha and her friend were traveling to the US and like all other passengers were asked to provide their passports and tickets. However Amisha maintained that her passport and ticket were in her handbag which was kept with the passenger services staff due to the additional security check at the airport. Amisha also

August 20

Shahrukh Khan: The ‘King Khan’ of Bollywood

Shahrukh Khan or the ‘King Khan’ as he is better known in bollywood has been on a hiatus for a long time. However this year the King Khan of bollywood will be seen in two big films and is all set to capture the box-office and public attention once more. Shahrukh has received appreciation for his performance in Karan Johar’s Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna . He plays a cynical husband who does not always do the right

August 17

August 16

Shootout at Shahrukh Khan’s bungalow

Shahrukh Khan is making a big comeback in bollywood with his two big releases, KANK and Don after a long hiatus. Karan Johar’s KANK has received a good response both in India as well as overseas and Shahrukh’s role of a cynical husband has received due appreciation. Unfortunately his excitement over the good response to the film has been dampened by rumours of a tiff between him and close friend Karan Johar

August 14

Bipasha Basu accuses organisers of mental and physical abuse

Bipasha Basu is a well known and popular bollywood star not only in India but for a large population of Non Resident Indians (NRI). She has made her mark in films like No Entry, Corporate and Omkara. Hence recently Bipasha Basu was invited for an Independence Day special parade in New Jersey. The event was organized by the Indian Business Association on 13 August. Unfortunately the event turned out to be a bitter experience for the actress as she claims that she was both mentally and physically

Bikes, bikini babes, roller-blading, jet-skiing, daring stunts in Dhoom 2

Dhoom 2a Yash-Raj film was a superhit at the box-office, now in November the sequel of the film, Dhoom 2 is ready to set the box-office on fire. The film is a multi-starrer and has some of the hottest stars in the country. Dhoom 2 stars Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Aishwarya Rai and Bipasha Basu. The film has been shot in different places in South Africa and has some amazing action sequences and risqué stunts. The promos were aired along with Karan Johar’s film KANK and are bei

August 13

Amitabh Bachchan billboards upset Pakistan

An entertainment company, Telefun recently put up billboards in Pakistan with the picture of Amitabh Bachchan on Pakistan’s National flag to promote a telephone quiz contest. The show is based on the lines of Kaun Banega Crorepati. The show will be aired from 14 August, Pakistan’s Independence Day. However Pakistani authorities have ordered the company to remove the billboards of Amitabh Bachchan. An official of the local government in Pakistan, Mirza Asif Baig said “We are not enemies of M

August 12

Don, Dhoom2, Umrao Jaan predicted as flops

There’s a new survey called Bollywood Predictameter which can tell the fate of bollywood films way before the film even releases. For this year the predictameter has claimed that the much awaited films like Don, Dhoom 2 and Umrao Jaan will be flops while the biggest hit film of the year will be the sequel Lage Raho Munnabhai. It has also predicted that Karan Johar’s film Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna will be a superhit film. The predictameter has been created by Euro RSCG as a forecasting tool and uses

August 11

Salman, Abhishek, Hrithik walk the ramp for a Jewellery show

Bollywood superstars, male bonding and loads of bling were on the agenda for the night. With so many superstars in tow walking the ramp for a jewellery showing, there was loads of sparkle and glitter. Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, Kunal Kapoor, Karan Johar, Zayed Khan, Ritesh Deshmukh and DJ Aqeel all walked the ramp in their designer suits and sported some amazing pieces of jewellery for the men’s line from Notandas. Jewellery designer Faran Khan was showcasing h

August 10

Shahrukh Khan’s 15000 feet jump for a stunt in Don

Shahrukh Khan, the king Khan is back with a bang after a long hiatus from bollywood, his last release Paheli did not Don too well at the box-office. But now Shahrukh seems to be in top form and is all set to take on the reins and give the younger lot in bollywood tough competition once more. He has two releases lined up this year, Karan Johar’s Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna and Farhan Akhtar’s remake of Don. He plays two

August 9

Aamir Khan was issued a legal notice by Gujarat Forest Department

After Salman Khan and his various cases related to chinkaras, it’s now the turn of another bollywood star to get embroiled in a chinkara case. Aamir Khan has gotten himself into trouble with the law after it was brought to notice that he had filmed a chinkara in Gujarat without permission from the concerned authorities. Aamir has been issued a legal notice by the Gujarat Forest Department as he did not have permission to shoot the endangered chinkara for his film ‘Lagaan’. A spokesperson fr

KANK’s pre-release hype

Karan Johar’s film Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna is all set to release on 11 August, however even before the film has released there is a huge hype surrounding the film. The promos of Kank have sparked off a keen interest in the film, even the songs are catching on with the masses. Moreover the huge starcast of the film and its unique storyline has created a strong buzz in the industry as well as amongst public.

August 8

Sanjay Dutt anxious over August 10 verdict in his bomb blast case

Professionally things seem to be going great for Sanjay Dutt, he received great appreciation for his comic timing in Munnabhai M.B.B.S and the sequel of the film which is already being touted as a success will also be releasing next month. Unfortunately personally though Sanjay is very nervous and anxious as the verdict for the 1993 bomb blasts case in which he is an accused is near

Kangana Ranaut had no qualms about exposing

Kangana Ranaut is the new happening girl in bollywood. She has managed to capture the attention of audiences with her unconventional looks and striking performance in Gangster . Though the actress has only done one film, she seems to be already getting herself into controversies. Before signing Anurag Basu’s Gangster, the actress was earlier suppose

August 7

Akshay Khanna and Priyanka Chopra’s vibes on sets for Aap Ki Khatir

Akshay Khanna and Priyanka Chopra will soon be seen together on-screen for Dharmesh Darshan’s film Aap Ki Khatir . The film also stars Dino Morea, Suniel Shetty and Amisha Patel. Priyanka and Akshay share a fairly good on-screen chemistry but according to sources at the beginning of the shoot, the duo did not get along too well. In fact Akshay and Priyanka did not speak off-screen at all to each other for the first

Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor in Mani Ratnam’s Lajjo

Kareena Kapoor has decided that she will do films and roles that make her happy; she has decided that she is at a stage in her career where she can afford to be much choosier. After receiving rave reviews for her performance in Omkara , the actress is all set to do another period film. This time the beautiful actress has been paired alongside none other than Aamir Khan for the first time. They will be seen in noted directo

August 4

Ash rushes to be with her dad who was operated

Aishwarya Rai rushed back from shooting for her film Dhoom 2 as her father recently took severely ill. The dutiful loving daughter rushed to be by her father’s bedside as soon as she got the news of him taking ill. Krishnaraj Rai, Ash’s father was complaining of a severe stomach ache. He was immediately taken to Hinduja hospital where he was diagnosed with gangrene in his small intestine. He was immediately operated upon and is currently recuperating. Yesterday afternoon Mr. Rai was complai

Vivek Oberoi back in the dating game

Everything seems to be looking brighter for Vivek Oberoi after his highly publicized break-up with actress Aishwarya Rai. Professionally Vivek seems to be making some wise choices and he has received average reviews for his performance in Omkara. Vivek seems to be moving on his personal life too. According to sources Vivek is currently dating an Australian woman, but this time round he does not want to publicise the whole issue. In fact the actor has been spotted at several functions in town wit

August 3

Shahrukh Khan takes on the Bachchans

Everyone associated with Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan is well aware of the unspoken rivalry between two of the finest actors. However both the actors have always denied rumours of any kind of rift with the other. In fact publicly both have heaped words of praise and admiration towards each other. However according to sources the rivalry has always been there between Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan. Recently director Karan Johar was dragged into this rivalry as his forthcoming film Kabhi

August 2

Bipasha Basu refuses to promote her first film Jaane Hoga Kya

Bipasha Basu’s performance in the film Corporate was appreciated and even her bit role in Omkara received an average response. However now that Bipasha is being appreciated and noticed for her performances she has become choosier. Recently the actress offended filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt when she said that she would not do a film like Jism again. Now the sensuous Basu gal has irked another producer Alok Srivastava. Bipasha

Kareena and Bipasha patch up for their film Omkara

Kareena Kapoor and Bipasha Basu have recently worked together in Vishal Bharadwaj’s film Omkara. The film has received rave reviews and all the actors’ performances have been appreciated. The film has Ajay Devgan and Kareena Kapoor playing central characters and even though Bipasha Basu has a small role in the film, her two item songs have been hugely appreciated. However earlier Kareena and Bipasha were said to be having a cold war for the last four years when they were shooting for the film Aj

August 1

Sushmita Sen develops a neck pain while shooting for Zindaggi Rocks

Sushmita Sen who plays a rock singer in the film Zindaggi Rocks recently suffered a severe neck pain while shooting on the sets of her film Zindaggi Rocks. Sushmita was vigorously dancing to a song sequence choreographed by Farah Khan when she felt a crick in her neck. The film directed by Tanuja Chandra was being shot at Filmistan Studios. Sushmita Sen is also all set to write her biography and has titled it ‘The Butterfly’. She has been penning the story of her life since a long time but only