Bollywood News

July 31

Sanjay Dutt sentenced to 6 years rigorous imprisonment

Sanjay Dutt recently celebrated his 48 birthday and his desperate wish was to be acquitted as an accused in the 1993 bomb blasts under the Arms and Ammunition Act. However today this wish was not fulfilled when Sanju baba was given a sentence of six years rigorous imprisonment under the act. Sanjay Dutt was visibly shaken and shocked when his sentence was being delivered by the judge.

July 29

Sanjay Dutt’s birthday on 29 and court trial on 31st July

Actor Sanjay Dutt is extremely stressed out these days and according to sources has even stopped shooting for these last few days. Of course the actor will be undergoing stress as 31st July is supposed to decide his fate when he will face the court trial. Sanjay has been given a clean chit regarding his involvement in the terrorist act but he has been convicted under the Arms and Ammunition Act for which he is awaiting a judgment. Sanjay has already spent one and half year in prison and hopes th

July 27

Shilpa may sue Raj Kundra’s wife and her legal woes in the UK

Shilpa Shetty is extremely upset that she is being labeled a home-wrecker. Recently Kavita the wife of UK based businessman Raj Kundra accused Shilpa of being a home-wrecker and also claimed that she and Raj were seeing each other. However Shilpa completely denies any of the allegations claiming that Raj has a business tie up with her and that she only met him in a professional capacity about thre

July 26

Saif’s out of ‘No Smoking’ while Bips and John do item number

Now that John Abraham is back in town after his shooting stint down South for Aashayein, sources claim that he and Bipasha Basu are trying to work things out. Bips too it seems is trying to maintain the peace status with John for right now. Perhaps Bipasha too has decided to give their relationship a last effort. Sources claim that despite rumours of John and Bips’s split , the two were

July 25

Amitabh Bachchan’s land donation can lead to contempt of court

Recently Amitabh Bachchan seems to be embroiled in several controversies and one of them is regarding the farmland purchased by him in UP despite him not being a farmer. Sources had claimed that Amitabh had used his connections with good friend and earlier UP minister Yadav to acquire ownership of the land . However now it seems with a new govt party ruling, Amitab

Abhishek and Ash’s love story

Abhishek Bachchan it seems has forgotten and forgiven his fracas with the media as he recently played guest editor for a leading daily newspaper. Abhi arrived on time dressed in casual jeans and a white shirt and ready to do his job. Abhi went through all the articles for the paper along with the team members. He gave his inputs too and along with that this was probably the first time that he spoke about wife Ash, their romance, their courtship and finally their marriage. Abhi and Ash have

July 24

Rani Mukherjee’s puffing away

Recently many of our bollywood celebs have been tying to give up the bad habit of smoking. Saif Ali quit after he fell gravely ill and was hospitalized. Aamir Khan too has now quit smoking and SRK has been trying to quit smoking for some time now. Well it may come as a huge surprise but many of our bollywood actresses seem to be puffing away too. Actress Rani Mukherjee too is an occasional smoker and can’t seem to do without her morning cigarette which apparently helps with her bowel movement. B

Salman and Govinda may play Tom and Jerry in Partner sequel

Partner has released and had an almost 100 percent opening on the week-end. The comedy film starring the partnership of Salman and Govinda was widely appreciated by audiences and even the critical appreciation was average for the film. However it seems David Dhawan was already confident that his film Partner with Salman and Govinda would do well and hence the director has already planned a sequel to Partner. The sequel will be produced by Sohail Khan and directed by David Dhawan and will star Sa

July 23

Ramgopal’s shelved SRK-Kareena project ‘Time Machine’ revived with the Bachchans

Ramgopal Varma is known to make several impulsive decisions, he has made several remakes of his own films and he has also recently made his version of the all time classic Sholay. The legal wrangles surrounding Varma’s Sholay seem to be clearing, now he has also moved on to his sequel Sarkar 2 with Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya. According to sources now Varma has decided to once again cast the Bachchans, Amitabh, Abhi and Ash in his earlier shelved project Time Machine. Varma was earlier suppo

Shilpa Shetty accused of being a home-wrecker

Shilpa Shetty may be loved and adored by fans in the UK after her victory in the UK based reality show Big Brother, and there was proof of this when recently she was honored with a doctorate from Leeds University in the UK . However both the national and international media seems hell bent on dragging her into one controversy after another. In a new controversy surrounding Shi

July 21

Kareena’s Rs. 6 crores three film contract and ‘Golmaal Returns’ sequel

Recently there was a lot of talk about Kareena Kapoor being down an out on her film career , however now the sprightly gal has proved everyone wrong as she has reportedly signed a three film contract with Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision production house. Reportedly Kareena will be paid a whooping Rs. 6 crores for the three film deal and this amount apparently puts her in the rang

July 20

Priyanka and Kangana being considered for Madhur’s film on Fashion

Madhur Bhandarkar has always made films that are exposes like Page 3 highlighted the dark side of the page 3 culture people, Corporate highlighted the going on’s of the corporate world and Traffic Signal was an expose on the beggar brigade in society. Now Madhur is scripting an expose on the dark side of the fashion world. The film will be titled ‘Fashion Show: The Ugly Side of Beautiful People’. According to sources actresses Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut are all set to be a part of the fi

Akshay Kumar plays babysitter to baby Angel

Hey Babyy is Sajid Khan’s directorial debut and is based on the Hollywood flick ‘Three men and a Baby’. Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Deshmukh and Fardeen Khan play the three leading men and Vidya Balan plays the female lead. However the star attraction while shooting the film was baby Juhaina better known as baby Angel on the sets. Everyone kept pampering baby Angel on the sets. As soon as the actors would come on the sets, they would ask ‘where’s baby Angel’. However since the film schedule was in

July 19

Hollywood star Sienna Miller, Salman Khan at partner screening for underprivileg

The stars from the film Partner made it a point to attend a special screening of the film as it was for underprivileged children. The event was organized by a multiplex in association with the Salman Khan Foundation which is a non-profitable organization. Producer and brother Sohail Khan attended the event with Salman Khan who was the star attraction with the kids. Also present were director David Dhawan, actresses Lara Dutta and Katrina Kaif along with funny man Rajpal Yadav. However one of the

July 18

Shilpa Shetty conferred with Doctorate from Leeds University in UK

Shilpa Shetty made an impact in the UK with her performance in the UK based reality show ‘Big Brother’. Since then Shilpa has been honoured and respected by many of her fans in the UK. The actress whose bollywood career was on a downward spiral has once again resurfaced. Recently the actress launched her perfume in the UK and she will soon be launching her fashion line too. Recently

Salman Khan on turning a philanthropist, his film Partner, marriage and co-stars

Salman Khan has been known to have many images that of a Casanova, due to his trouble with the law he has been labeled a bad boy etc. But now it seems the actor is making a conscious effort to change that image. Of late Sallu bhai has turned to helping out the underprivileged. He has turned a philanthropist and wants to give something back to the people. Salman Khan has recently founded the ‘Salman Khan Foundation’ and he will soon be starting a non-profit organization called ‘Being Human’ which

July 17

Ash chosen as Ninth most beautiful woman in the World

Our bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai has had many titles to her name over the past few. Ash was a model and later went on to bag the title of ‘Miss India’ and then ‘Miss World’. From there the actress stepped into bollywood and has done several memorable films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Devdas. Ash was also seen in many international films like Bride and Prejudice, Provoked etc. Aishwarya Rai has also been a part of the Cannes Film jury and has also been voted as the world’s most attractive wom

Sonu Nigam accuses journalist Subhash Jha of sexual harassment

Singer Sonu Nigam claims that for months now he has been at the receiving end of negative criticism in the media and this is due to well known journalist Subhash Jha. In a letter written to a news channel, Sonu Nigam has revealed the alleged reasons for the negative criticism that he has faced from Jha. Sonu alleges that Jha has been sexually harassing him for several months now. In his letter Sonu Nigam says “I’ve kept quiet for too long just hoping that his (Jha) conscience will someday overco

July 16

Shahrukh Khan’s statue at the French Graven Museum in Paris

Shahrukh Khan is back from his holiday with his family in London and is looking relaxed and is also sporting a new long hairstyle. SRK recently had a minor accident at a multiplex but the super star says “I am all right- just a small scratch. Nothing at all.” Sometime back SRK’s wax statue was unveiled at the popular Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London. Now it seems that another

Yash Raj film’s Chak De India facing problems

Yash Raj Films having been facing various problems this year. Their films which have released this year like Tara Rum Pum, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom etc have flopped at the box-office. Now it seems their soon to be released films like Chak De India and Lagaa Chunari Mein Daag are also undergoing problems . Every time there seems to be new problems that crop up, the recent one is for their film Chak De India and involv

July 14

Sanjay Dutt upset with good pal/partner Sanjay Gupta

Sanjay Dutt and producer-director Sanjay Gupta are known to be good friends since way back. The two have even started a production house called ‘White Feather Films’ together. However although Dutt has starred in quite a few of the company’s films, it is Gupta who handles the administration part of the business. Recently however some crew members of the ‘White Feather Films’ last production ‘Shootout At Lokhandwala’ complained to Sanjay Dutt regarding their dues not being paid. After Sanjay Dutt

July 12

Shahrukh Khan mildly injured in a freak accident at multiplex

Shahrukh Khan arrived at a multiplex in a suburban area to attend the music launch of the film Jai Jaganath. There were huge crowds gathered at the multiplex waiting to catch a glimpse of the star. In the usual fan mayhem, a glass door close to SRK gave way and shattered spraying the actor with fine glass shards. Although SRK was not gravely injured he did receive a few cuts. But the management immediately helped SRK and provided him with ice for his cuts. However SRK is fine and such a minor in

Hrithik Roshan to be directed by Ramgopal for Rambo like role

Hrithik Roshan has always done films that have a lot of song, dance, drama and are complete masala potboilers. However all that may now change as he is set to work with director Ramgopal Varma who is known to do films which are the complete opposite. As part of his 35 crore three films deals with Adlabs , Hrithik will do a film that is to be directed by Varma. Hrithik w

Priyanka’s all set to party hard on her birthday-July 18

Priyanka Chopra has been seen in some of the biggest banners last year like Krrish and Don. Ever since the pretty actress came into the film industry she has been working extremely hard and has never had much time to chill out and relax. Moreover there were also several personal problems like her dad’s ill health and the legal wrangle with her ex-manager that kept her pre-occupied. But now Priyanka i

Aamir Khan and wife Kiran throw a surprise bash for RDB director

Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran are not into partying and social do’s, but once in a way they make an exception. Recently Aamir and Kiran threw a surprise party for Rang De Basanti director Rakeysh Mehra. It was the director’s 44th birthday and it was an impromptu surprise for him on his birthday. However the bash had a typical Aamir stamp which was a quite, well-organized and small gathering of select friends. Obviously Aamir and Rakeysh are good friends especially after the success of their film

July 11

Portugal soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo flirts with actress Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu recently had the honour of hosting the Seven Wonders of The World along with Hollywood celebrities, actresss Hilary swank and Sir Ben Kingsley. And what added to all the excitement for Bipasha was India’s Taj Mahal making it to the list of seven. Bipasha had a great time in Portugal; she claimed everyone was warm and friendly with her. Bips was also seen getting flirtatious and bonding with Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo who is known as a ladies man and a heartthrob. Ronal

July 10

Kareena claims she is not anorexic

Kareena Kapoor is a typical Punjabi girl and loves food. The actress has also always had a healthy and curvaceous figure. However recently the actress decided to get fit and go for a svelte body type. Now the actress has lost oodles of weight and is looking extremely thin, this has prompted many within the industry as well as her fans to speculate that Kareena is anorexic. However the actress clearly states “I am far from anorexic. I have lost weight for my role in Tashan. I’ve been training to

Kelly Dorjee moves out of Lara’s home confirming rumours of a split

Recently there have been rumours of trouble in Lara Dutta and Kelly Dorjee’s eight year old relationship. However recently the rumours were confirmed when Kelly moved out of the home that he and Lara shared in Bandra. Kelly and Lara have been seeing each other for the last eight years and have been together before they entered the film and glamour world. Kelly has now moved to a rented apartment in the vicinity of Versova. However both Lara and Kelly refuse to confirm their split and are mum on

July 9

SRK and Kajol in Karan Johar’s next film titled ‘Khan’

Shahrukh Khan has always been a part of Karan Johar’s films and he will be seen in the latest venture too. However Karan has pulled a coup of sorts by finally roping in the reluctant Kajol as she was not very keen to take up a film which will be shot outside the country as that would mean being away from her daughter for a long period. SRK and Kajol have shared great chemistry in their earlier films and once more Karan hopes to capture that magic in his new venture titled ‘Khan’. The film has be

Katrina replaces Kareena opposite beau Salman in ‘My Punjabi Nikah’

Salman Khan has recently been promoting his girlfriend Katrina’s film career by requesting filmmakers to cast Katrina as the female lead in their films. Salman and Katrina were seen together in brother Sohail Khan’s production ‘Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya’, the two looked good together and the film too was quite a hit. Now Sohail is planning another film and the topic revolves around a wedding. Well whom better to cast than super star bro Salman and his real life love Katrina opposite him in the film ‘

July 7

Rumours claim Bipasha Basu has had silicone implants

Cosmetic surgery is a common practice in Hollywood and now it seems bollywood too is following suit with item girl Rakhi Sawant recently admitting that she had breast enhancement surgery. Well now rumours claim that actress Bipasha Basu too has had breast enhancement surgery about four years back when she came into the limelight with her film Jism. However sources claim that the doctor who performed the breast enhancement surgery about four years back has not yet received his payment of Rs 2.5 l

Lara Dutta and Kelly Dorjee facing relationship problems

All couples in a relationship face tough times, but it invariably seems tougher for bollywood couples. Lara Dutta and boyfriend Kelly Dorjee have been living together for eight years before they even started their film careers. However right now the couple who have always seemed to have a strong and steady relationship seem to be going through a rough patch in their relationship. Sources claim all is not well between Lara and Kelly and that lately they have been having a lot arguments and fights

July 5

Saif and Bipasha working out together

Saif and Bipasha seem to be taking their buddy relationship even further by now working out at the same gym together. So again there are speculations whether this is just more buddy bonding or something more? Well one thing is for sure that neither Saif nor Bips care about what others have to say about their relationship. Saif earlier worked out at another branch of the same gym, but has recently shifted to the same branch that Bips works out at. So has he shifted to this branch to be with Bips

July 4

Salman’s new voice and protégée is singer Wajid

Salman Khan has a new voice, as the actor has decided that singer Wajid will sing for him in his forthcoming films. Salman Khan is known for adopting protégées and giving them a break in bollywood in any way he can. Earlier Salman had taken singer Himesh Reshammiya under his wing and Himesh’s career as a music composer grew after he composed music for most of Salman’s films. Unfortunately though Himesh and Salman soon went their own ways after Himseh began singing for other film banners. Now Sal

Bomb scare at superstar Bachchan’s residence

On Wednesday, July 4, superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his entire family were in for a rude shock when they were asked to immediately evacuate their residence ‘Jalsa’ as the police had received news that there was a bomb planted at the Bachchan residence. Police immediately evacuated the Bachchan family and their entire household help as the bomb squad was called in to check the premises. However after doing a thorough search of the Bachchan residences ‘Jalsa’ and ‘Prateeksha’, it was declared tha

Abhishek to work alongside wife Ash’s ex-flame Vivek Oberoi

Abhishek Bachchan is back from his extended honeymoon with wife Aishwarya Rai and he seems to have gotten back to work. Abhishek’s recent film Jhoom Barabar Jhoom did not do well at the box-office; however he refuses to be disheartened and has already moved on. Amongst his forthcoming projects, Abhishek will soon be seen in director Apoorva Lakhia’s next film Mission Istanbul. Abhishek will be working alongside his wife Aishwarya’s ex-flame Vivek Oberoi in this film. Abhishek and Vivek were seen

Shahrukh Khan gets a new spacious studio and a new expensive car

Shahrukh Khan has been wanting to set up a whole new state of the art film studio for quite some time, however for now SRK has settled for shifting his ‘Red Chillies’ VFX studio to a bigger place as part of his expansion plans. The actor has just acquired a new bigger office located at Lokhandwala, Andheri where employees of the company will be shifting soon. The place is being renovated and will soon be ready. Meanwhile Shahrukh also seems to be expanding the number of cars that he has, he has

July 2

Bipasha Basu and Saif chill out together despite their link up

Recently John and Bipasha gave a lengthy interview that they have not broken up and will soon be spending time with each other. Bipasha Basu meanwhile was linked with Saif Ali Khan, her co-star of her next film Race in the absence of boyfriend John who was not in town. Well it seems though that both Bipasha and Saif are unperturbed by rumours linking them together, as recently they were again spotted chilling out together at a night club. Bipasha had come in with her friends while Saif too

Shilpa, Preity, Kareena all join the Deol men for Apne Premiere

When the Deol men, Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby hold a premiere of their film, Apne, starring all of them for the first time together, then the razzmatazz and glamorous from bollywood are bound to attend. Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby welcomed all the guests along with director Anil Sharma. Shilpa Shetty who also stars in the film was seen looking splendid and was accompanied by younger sis Shamita. Other bollywood gals who turned up for the event were Preity Zinta who was seen bonding with Kangana

PVR Cinemas on expansion spree

Multiplex chain PVR cinemas will add over 200 screens across India, staggered over a period of three years from 2008-2010, a company official said. "We will add 200 more screens to our present strength across India over a period of three years starting 2008," Ashish Shukla, Chief Executive Officer of PVR Ltd., told IANS. With major players like Adlabs, Cinemax, Inox and Fame also on an expansion spree across the country, Shukla says PVR only intends to expand in select cities

July 1

Hema Malini upbeat about first international retrospective

The Bangkok International Film Festival starting July 19 is set to showcase some of the best works of Bollywood star Hema Malini. As expected, Hema is upbeat. "They want to screen some of my best works. I'd like them to screen 'Sholay', 'Seeta Aur Geeta', 'Lal Patthar', 'Khushboo', 'Prem Nagar', 'Ek Chadar Maili Si', 'Meera', 'Dulhan'... The problem is, they don't want DVD copies for the screening. They require prints, and that too with subtitles," Hema told IANS.

Manish Malhotra to style new 'Kyunkii Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' hero

After his wife Gautami, it's "Kkassam Se" star Ram Kapoor's turn to get into the long-running series "Kyunkii Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" from July 4. Bollywood's ace designer Manish Malhotra has been roped in to design his new look. "We're getting my dear friend Manish Malhotra to design Ram's look," Ekta told IANS. This is not the first time Manish is helping out Ekta in giving a hip look to a character of her series. Earlier, he gave Sakshi Tanwar, the main protagonist of "Kh

I'm not going back to 'Voice Of India': Alka Yagnik

Alka Yagnik is adamant about her decision to leave the popular television music talent show "Voice of India" and is also unfazed by Aadesh Shrivastava's tirade against her. "My mother called from Mumbai, and she was very upset. I really don't wish to retaliate to his tirade. I have a charmed life," Alka said. "I've been blessed to work with veterans like Khayyam, Laxmikant-Pyarelal and Kalyanji-Anandji and newer co

Small films win big at the box office

The small-budget films that Bollywood churned out this year were the ones that raked in the money at the box office, not the much-hyped big releases, the industry's half yearly report card reveals. The report, which is an eye opener of sorts, says that only six of the 50 films released were declared hits and the small-budget movies made with little-known actors had an edge over the publicised biggies. Catering to the changing tastes of the audience, movies such as "Ho

Nadiadwalas haven't moved far ahead with the times: Sajid Naidiadwala

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Though his family is into film production for three generations and has given memorable hits in every era, Bollywood's ace producer Sajid Naidiadwala says they couldn't match steps with the changing times. "I feel the Nadiadwalas haven't so far moved far ahead with the times. Today, if you see Sanjay Bhansali's 'Black' you realise any kind of cinema is possible. It is not just a critical but commercial hit. Our cinema has gone through

Hema Malini deeply moved by Dharmendra's role in 'Apne'

Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Hema Malini, who is candid about thoroughly disliking some of Dharmendra's new films, was moved to tears by his role in "Apne" in which he co-stars with sons Sunny and Bobby Deol. "After a long time I've seen Dharamji in a movie that I've really liked. It's so nice to see all three of them in the same film together. Audiences have waited so long to see the whole family in one film and they won't be disappointed," Hema told IANS. "After so long Dharamji

Harman Baweja bags Boney Kapoor's next film

Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Of all the newcomers waiting to take a bow in Bollywood this year, Harman Baweja seems to have an edge. Those who have seen the rushes of his debut film "Love Story 2050" swear that he dances like a dream and is also a competent and confident actor. Boney Kapoor certainly thinks so and has signed him for the remak