Bollywood News

September 28

Kajol and Ajay together again in Rajkumar Santoshi’s film Ramayan

Post marriage and her baby Kajol has made a great comeback with her film Fanaa. However the actress is still not signing any and every project that comes her way. She will be doing selected films as she wants to spend maximum time with her daughter. But now Kajol has agreed to do Rajkumar Santoshi’s high end budget film Ramayan opposite husband Ajay Devgan. This will be Kajol and Ajay’s first film post the birth of their daughter. Ajay will play Ram in the film while Kajol will enact the role of

September 27

Priyanka Chopra’s starry attitude

Priyanka Chopra who recently presented a speech at the Global Leadership Forum in Kuala Lumpur received good reviews for her performances in Aaitraz and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi. The actress’s position then rose in the film industry and she is currently being offered some of the best films with big productions banners. However recently the actress seems to be developing a starry

‘Water’ and ‘Rang De Basanti’ as entries for Oscar nominations

Deepa Mehta’s Hindi film ‘Water’ has been selected as an entry for the Oscar nominations. However the film has been selected as an entry from Canada in the ‘Best Foreign Film Category’. The film was earlier supposed to be made in Varanasi in India and depicts the plight of widows in Varanasi. Unfortunately due to its controversial matter, the film faced a lot of problems from several political parties in India. Deepa finally shot the film in Sri Lanka with actors John Abraham and Lisa Ray.

September 26

Veteran South and Hindi Cinema actress Padmini passed away

Yesteryear actress Padmini passed away on Sunday, 24 September at the Apollo Hospital in Chennai after suffering a heart attack. Padmini was born in Thiruvananthapuram on July 12 1932 and she died at the age of 74 years. This yesteryear actress began her career in 1949 with the Hindi film 'Kalpana'. She went on to do around 250 films in her career spanning 30 years. She married Dr.K T Ramachandran and moved to America after her marriage where she started the ‘Padmini School of Fine Arts’ in New

September 25

Salman Khan’s new female avatar in Jaanemann

Salman’s forthcoming film Jaanemann will see the actor in several different looks. He actually sports five different looks in the film. But the one look which has got everyone excited is his new female avatar. For his female avatar Salman sports a shoulder length wig for his hair, he dons long eyelashes, eye make-up, lipstick and the works. He even wears a pretty feminine dress to complete the look. However Salman was a tad reluctant at first to sport a female avatar as he takes great pride in h

September 24

Aishwarya Rai’s decade long innings in Bollywood

It’s been ten long years since Aishwarya Rai came into the Hindi film industry and there’s been no looking back for her. She was crowned ‘Miss World’ in 94-95 and then moved onto acting. Although she had several flops at the start of her career this actress came into the limelight with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ and his ‘Devdas’. The actress received accolades of praise for her performance in these films. Unfortunately although Ash has even been seen in several Hol

September 21

Another lovers spat between Saif and Rosa

Saif Ali Khan is currently basking in the praise and rave reviews he received for his performance in Omkara where he plays a negative role. He is also currently shooting for his next Yash Raj Film Tara Rum Pum with co-star Rani Mukherjee in New York. Earlier on girlfriend Rosa too was with him in New York, but now according to sources the Italian model has returned to India and is currently packing her bags to head back home to Italy. According to sources Saif and Rosa had a huge fight and disag

Fireworks' CID comic book ready to roll

At a time when the germ of an idea of Munnabhai MBBS comics hits the news pages, Fireworks Productions' CID, after ruling Sony Entertainment Television for nine years, is already set to hit the news stands. CID's timeless characters will shortly come alive on the comic books as well. Characters ACP Pradyuman (Shivaji Satam), Sr Inspector Abhijeet (Aditya Shrivastav), Inspector Daya (Dayanand Shetty), Inspector Fredricks (Dinesh Phadnis), forensic doctor Dr Niyati (Shweta Kawatra) among othe

September 20

Kareena Kapoor’s Goan birthday bash

Kareena Kapoor has had a good year professionally with films like Chup Chup Ke, 36 China Town and Omkara, in fact all the films have done moderately well and Kareena has received good reviews too. As for her personal life, she is just back from a great vacation with beau Shahid Kapur and has also recently received the Smita Patil Memorial Award. Recently she also walked the ramp with Shahid for friend and designer Manish Malhotra at the

Priyanka Chopra’s double role in Love Story 2050

Priyanka Chopra may have not got rave reviews for her last performances in Krrish and then Aap Ki Khatir , but nonetheless the lass is extremely positive and hopeful about her future projects. The second half of 2006 will see Priyanka playing some interesting roles in Don, Salaam-E-Ishq and

Sanjay Dutt’s Benevolence

Sanjay Dutt is known to be a very generous person. He showers a lot of gifts on his friends and family. But he also gives a lot of donations and charity too; in fact he seems to be following in his father, Sunil Dutt’s footsteps. Recently the actor has been keeping a low profile due to his pending verdict as an accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts. Recently the actor donated a sizeable amount of money to an old-age home. Sanjay Dutt donated an undisclosed amount of money to representati

September 19

Ash to star opposite beau Abhishek in Sarkar 2

The Ash-Abhi pairing will be seen in several of their forthcoming films. While both will be seen in Dhoom 2 Ash has been paired opposite Hrithik in this one, but she will be seen opposite her real life beau in Mani Ratnam’s Guru and J.P Dutta’s Umrao Jaan. Now according to sources Ram Gopal Varma too has decided to cast Ash opposite Abhi in his forthcoming Sarkar 2. The film will have the hit trio Ash, Abhi and Amitabh Bachchan again after their hit item song ‘Kajra Re’ together. Looks like ever

Rani Mukherjee’s cold war with Saif Ali Khan

Ever since the rumours linking Rani to Aditya Chopra came out, Rani is completely off the media. In fact even when her latest release KANK came out, while all the other co-stars of the film including Abhishek, Amitabh, Shahrukh and even Preity were busy promoting their film and giving interviews to the press, Rani decided to stay away from the media. In fact even though Rani was in New York, she missed the screening of KANK at the Toronto International Film Festival. She has been so busy shootin

September 14

John Abraham likely to work opposite Hollywood actress Liv Tyler

The lure of the west is quite irresistible for our bollywood brigade, after several stars like Ash and Sush trying their hand in Hollywood; it’s now the turn of hunk John Abraham to try his luck. John’s film with Deepa Mehta ‘Water’ has received a lot of appreciation in the West and according to sources now the actor is being considered to play a role opposite ‘Lord of The Rings’ Hollywood beauty Liv Tyler. Sources claim that John is being considered for the role of a Mexican in a film tentative

Witness changes statement in Salman’s Chinkara case

Salman Khan may get a bit of relief in the 1998 Chinkara case for which he was sentenced by a Jodhpur court to five years rigorous imprisonment . Salman even went to prison for a few days and was then let off on bail. Harish Dulani, the driver of the vehicle that Salman was allegedly using during his hunting spree had stated earlier that he had witnessed Salman shooting the Chinkara, however

September 13

Sanjay Dutt’s verdict in serial bomb blasts may take another one month

Sanjay Dutt is accused no 117 in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts. The special TADA Court has begun to deliver its verdict to the accused in the case and a few have already been convicted. Sanjay Dutt has been charged with possession of an AK 47 rifle and conspiring and prior knowledge of the blasts. Even though Sanjay was present at the Court on 12 September when the verdicts on the blast case began, his verdict will probably take another one month. On Tuesday, 12 September Sanjay Dutt

September 12

Fardeen Khan evens the score with Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan and Fardeen Khan first worked together in the film ‘Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega’. However recently too the actors were all set to star in Feroz Khan’s remake of his film ‘Qurbani’, now to be titled ‘Kurbani’. Fardeen was slated to enact Feroz’s role while Saif was to enact the role played by Vinod Khanna in the original. Saif first committed to doing the film but unfortunately later opted out of the film citing date issues. Although at the time no ill-feelings were harboured by an

Salman approached to do film on his real-life black buck case

The infamous ‘Rockstars’ concert witnessed many controversies, one of them involving an argument between Salman and Shahid Kapur . According to sources Salman was not very happy with the young actor’s constant meddling in his performances. However recently there were talks of another ‘Rockstars

September 10

Preity Zinta on her life, KANK and her forthcoming films

Preity Zinta is finally getting her due in bollywood, she is happy that her film Kank has opened to great responses. Preity is not insecure about the length of her role in any of her films. In fact she is very happy with the kind of films that she is doing, she will soon be seen in Shirish Kunder’s Jaaneman alongside Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar. Preity is also currently shooting for Shaad Ali’s Jhoom Bara

September 9

Akshay Kumar celebrates his 39th birthday with family

Akshay Kumar, the Khiladi of bollywood has proved himself time and again first with his action flicks, then with his comedy spree and now finally in his forthcoming film Jaaneman with his emotional antics. Akshay Kumar celebrates his 39th birthday on September 9 with his wife Twinkle and son. However for the actor who is extremely committed to his work, it was work as usual apart from spending the day with his family. Akshay was in Chennai shooting for Priyadarshan’s film Bhagam Bhag. Howev

'Lage Raho Munnabhai' on MSN India

Mumbai, September 4, 2006: MSN India has come out with a treat for all its users with the 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' Website. The sequel of the movie starring Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi is thrilling audiences in theatres across the country in September and the website promises to do the same. The 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' website can be accessed through www.msn.co.in. "MSN India has been a key driver of online entertainment. With the 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' website and providing our users a chance

Ash dazzles crowds in Dubai while shooting for soap commercial

Though Ash has not yet had any bollywood commercial film releases this year, she still remains one of the reigning queens. Even though her Hollywood film ‘Mistress of Spices’ did not do well at the box-office and though she did not receive good reviews for her performance, Ash still remains hopeful for her forthcoming films for this year. In fact the actress was recently in Dubai shooting for a soap commercial which was being directed by film director Rohan Sippy. While shooting for the ad

September 7

Lara Dutta intimidated by Sanjay Dutt

Lara Dutta made her entry into bollywood after she won the Miss Universe crown; she made her debut in Andaaz alongside Miss World Priyanka Chopra and Akshay Kumar. Although Lara Dutta has not yet received her break in the industry in the form of a solo hit, nonetheless Lara is thoroughly satisfied with the films that she has done so far. Apart from her professional life, Lara is also extremely happy with her personal life as she has been seeing model Kelly Dorjee since the last seven years.

Bipasha as ‘Draupadi’ and John as ‘Arjun’ in the Mahabharat epic

Acclaimed director Rituparno Ghosh is currently busy with the direction of his film Sunglass. But Rituparno already seems to have a number of films lined up after he is done with Sunglass. Ghosh will be working with Bipasha whom he has chosen to play ‘Draupadi’ in his interpretation of the Mahabharat epic. Ghosh also has another epic film ‘Sahib, Bibi Aur Ghulam under the banner of Pritish Nandy Communications. Now Ghosh wants John Abraham to play the role of Arjun in the Mahabharat epic. After

September 6

Shahrukh may play Sush’s groom in Dulha Mil Gaya

Viveck Vaswani is all set to produce his next film ‘Dulha Mil Gaya’ under his banner Insight Productions. Vaswani also hopes to cast Shahrukh as the dulha in the film and wants Sushmita Sen to play the female lead. Vaswani is extremely excited about his project and Mudassar Aziz will make his directorial debut with this film. Aziz has written the script for Tanuja Chandra’s ‘Zindaggi Rocks’ and also Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Showbiz’. Vaswani wants Shahrukh to play the rich Trinidadian millionaire in the

Peculiar habits of bollywood divas Preity, Urmila and Amisha

Our bollywood divas are known to be perfect onscreen, but off-screen many of them are known to exhibit some strange behaviours. Well most of these peculiar habits are just that plain weird, but none are really harmful. Bollywood divas they may be but everyone is entitled to certain strange quirks. Preity Zinta must have a clean and beautiful toilet and that is one of the first things that she checks out when she books a hotel suite. Preity also likes to jazz up her bath time with beautiful aroma

September 5

Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapur walk the ramp at India Fashion Week

Bollywood stars are everywhere, inaugurating events, chief guests at functions and the latest one is walking the ramp at fashion do’s. So the Will’s Lifestyle India Fashion Week which was held in Delhi too saw its fair share of bollywood celebrities. The event was organized by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and featured some of the most prominent Indian Fashion designers of the country like Ritu Kumar, Rina Dhaka, Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani and Manish Malhotra. Kareena Kapoor and Sha

Shakira may do an item number in Farah Khan’s Om Shanti Om

Choreographer Farah Khan who has made many bollywood beauties dance to her tunes just moved on to bigger things. Recently Farah choreographed Latino singer Shakira for the MTV Video Music Awards. Besides choreographing, Farah has ventured into direction with her film Main Hoon Na which was well appreciated at the box-office. Now Farah is planning her second directorial venture again starring Shahrukh Khan, titled Om Shanti Om

September 2

Eight-year old boy jumps from building to imitate superhero Krrish

In another deadly incident where real life imitates reel life, an eight year old boy recently jumped from the fifth floor of a high-rise building in Patna to imitate the antics of his favourite superhero Krrish. The little boy Shivam is currently recuperating in ICU and managed to survive this terrible incident. This is not the first case where a person has tried to imitate the flying antics that have been performed with the help of special effects by Hrithik Roshan in Krrish. Shivam was very fo