Bollywood News

August 31

Salman Khan gets bails, says “Whatever’s in my destiny will happen”

Salman Khan finally got bail on Friday in the poaching case for which he had received a five year prison term . The Rajasthan High Court granted him bail and ordered him to post a security deposit of Rs.1 lakh and a bond of Rs.50, 000. Salman’s lawyers had filed a revision petition and a bail application in the High Court and the hearing for the revision petition has been fixed for October 24.

August 30

Sanjay Dutt may have to surrender on September 27

Sanjay Dutt recently received a sentence of six years rigorous imprisonment under the Arms and Ammunition Act. He was in prison for 23 days when he received bail from the Supreme Court based on a technicality. Sanjay along with five other 1993 blasts accused have been given bail as they had not yet received a copy of the judgment from the Tada Court. It is being said that Sanju baba will

SRK experiences frequent cramps due to complete diet change

Everyone is well aware that SRK has been sporting a new lean look these days along with a new long hairstyle. However SRK’s new lean look is the result of extremely rigorous workouts and diet control. SRK is shaping up as he will soon be seen bare-chested for the first time on-screen in Farah Khan’s filmOm Shanti Om . But recently while shooting for the film SRK experienced severe cramps in

Salman Khan’s case deferred again to Friday

Actor Salman has been convicted in a poaching case in Jodhpur by the sessions court and he was given five years imprisonment. Salman was arrested and has been in prison since Saturday, he has already spent five nights in prison. His family has visited him twice in prison but they are hoping to get Salman out on bai

August 29

Saif- Kareena link up leads to rumours of Shahid-Kareena split

Saif Ali Khan is definitely a ladies man and there is no doubt about that, but lately this particular Khan seems to have taken his single status as a sign to play the field. After Saif’s divorce with wife of ten years Amrita Singh, he was seeing Italian model Rozza for two years. But after his split from Rozza, Saif has been linked with quite a few bollywood babes. Saif was recently linked with Bipasha Basu, then Dia Mirza and now it seems another lady to have succumbed to his charms is Kareena

Lara Dutta to play Paro and Soha may essay Chandramukhi’s role

Devdas always seems to have takers and after two films on the subject, another one is in the making. However this one is supposed to be different and will be Devdas based in a modern setting. Sudhir Mishra will be directing this Pritish Nandy Communications film and it has been titled Aur Devdas. Yesteryear actresses Suchitra Sen and Aishwarya Rai have already essayed the role of the sweet and innocent Paro. Earlier there were talks of

Salman Khan’s bail hearing postponed

A sessions court in Jodhpur recently upheld actor Salman Khan’s verdict of five years imprisonment in a poaching case and issued an arrest warrant. Salman was not present during the court sentencing but on Saturday morning he went to Jodhpur and surrendered himself before the police. The police arrested Salman at the Jodhpur airport ; he was taken to court and after legal procedures was then taken to pr

Amitabh honours father at Bachchan Sandhya event in New York

Amitabh Bachchan was recently in New York to attend the Bachchan Sandhya event which was an honoury event to his late father Harivanshrai Bachchan. The event was part of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s attempt to mark the birth centenary of Harivanshrai. At the event Amitabh recited several Hindi poems written by his father in his deep baritone. He also spoke about his personal memories with his father. The event was also attended by son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya who were part of the

August 26

Katrina ends rumours, finally goes to meet Sallu in jail

Last time round when Sallu was in jail in Jodhpur for around three days before he received bail in the poaching case, girlfriend Katrina Kaif was immediately seen visiting him along with his other family members. In fact it was said that she stood by Sallu right through his imprisonment ordeal. However this time round when Sallu got news of his arrest warrant and even when he surrendered the next day, Katrina Kaif was conspicuous by her absence. In fact there were rumours that there was trouble

August 25

Salman Khan arrested at Jodhpur airport

After Sanjay Dutt, it seems the turn of bollywood’s other bad boy to be arrested and imprisoned. The sessions court of Jodhpur upheld Salman’s five year jail term in a poaching case by a lower court, thereby rejecting his appeal and yesterday a warrant was issued for the actor to be arrested. Salman was not present at the Jodhpur Court, but his sister Alvira and his battery of la

August 23

Abhishek Bachchan wants sequel to Drona and a sports flick

After Hrithik, Shahrukh now its Abhishek’s turn to play superhero and he will be doing so in Goldie Behl’s film Drona . The film is supposed to be an extremely big lavish budget film and Abhi plays the hero who has supernatural powers. Abhishek and his dad Amitabh have been taking a lot of personal interest not only in Abhi’s character but also in the creative aspect of the film

Protests against Aamir for insulting national flag

Aamir Khan seems to have a penchant for unknowingly getting into trouble. First it was it was for his support for the campaign against raising of the Narmada Dam that caused a friction in Gujarat and later for this reason even his film Fanaa was boycotted by the state. Now it seems this time the actor has unknowingly got into trouble at Indore where he had gone to inaugurate a car showroom. Protests are being raised against Aamir Khan as he inaugurated the car showroom but failed to notice the n

Sanjay Dutt finally released on interim bail

The Supreme Court had granted bail to Sanju baba on Monday August 20 , but due to all the legal procedures Sanju was released from Yerwada jail in Pune today on 23rd August. Sanju along with five other accused in the 1993 blasts had received temporary bail as they had not yet received a copy of the judgment. Outside the Yerwada jail, hundreds of Sanju’s fans anxiously awaited a glimpse of the star. An emotional

August 22

Arrest warrant issued against Priyanka Chopra’s dad Ashok Chopra

Priyanka Chopra has starred in some of the biggest hits last year like Krrish and Don and although her professional life seems to be going good, there have been continuous upheavals in her personal life. Priyanka’s dad Ashok Chopra has been ill several times last year as he is suffering from liver cancer. Moreover the legal issue with her ex-secretary Prakash Jaju has been looming over her for quite some time now. Priyanka had earlier filed a case against him claiming that he had made

Uday Chopra and Tanisha split

Uday Chopra has been seen in a few films like Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi, Dhoom 1 & 2, Neal & Nikki etc, but the actor’s career has not yet taken off in a big way. He is also the younger son of film bigwig Yash Chopra. Actress Tanisha who is Kajol’s sister has done a few films too but her career has also not yet taken off. Uday and Tanisha met while doing the film Neal & Nikki and although the film was a dud, love blossomed between the two while shooting. The two have been rumoured to be seeing each ot

August 21

Sameera Reddy ashamed film industry didn’t offer help in girl’s orphanage issue

Sameera Reddy was recently attacked by some goons, the reason being that she is supporting an orphanage. Sameera has been supporting the girl’s orphanage Dream Homes since a long time now and hence she personally takes an interest in the matters of the orphanage. For a while now the orphanage has been facing the looming threat of eviction by the landlady as there is some dispute between the two. Sameera tried to intervene and amicably solve the matter but to no avail. Recently when the landlady

Ash does not want to promote a sexy image after marriage

Aishwarya Rai has always done films in which she plays a demure or sweet girl and hence her look has never been bold. However with Dhoom 2, she changed her look to a sexy siren and was even appreciated for her role and oomph in the film. However now that Ash has married into the prestigious Bachchan family, it seems she no longer wants to promote a sexy image of herself as she feels it is not right. Hence the actress recently turned down Karan Johar’s film to be directed by Tarun Mansukhani.

August 20

Akshay Kumar may replace SRK in Shirish Kunder’s Joker

Shahrukh Khan is known to go all out for his friends, he has recently completed good friend Farah Khan directed film Om Shanti Om which is also being produced under his home production banner. SRK and Farah have also worked together in her first debut direction Main Hoon Na which was a hit and they both go back a long way. Naturally now when Farah’s husband Shirish has entered films as a director, he has received the strong support of SRK. Shirish recently approached Shahrukh for his second film

Is Sushmita Sen dating Bunty Sachdeva?

Sushmita Sen has always been in the limelight for her various relationships more than for her work. After she broke up with actor Randeep Hooda, she was dating ad man Manav Menon. Some time back the actress declared that it was also over with the ad man . Now the actress has been spotted at various functions with Bunty Sachdeva, the man who handles all her endorsements. However Bunty

Sanjay Dutt gets temporary bail

Sanjay Dutt and his family are extremely relieved and happy that he has been granted temporary bail by the Supreme Court. The court has granted Dutt and five other accused in the 1993 blasts case interim bail as a copy of the judgment was not provided to them at the time of sentencing. However the bail will only be temporary and as soon as the accused get a copy of the judgment, they will be required to surrender themselves to the police. Sanjay Dutt will in all likelihood be temporarily re

August 16

Hrithik and Celina reject Pink Panther film while Ash agrees

Most bollywood stars would jump at the chance to star in a Hollywood big budget film despite their role being minuscule in the film. Many have succumbed to the glamorous Hollywood appeal. However there are a few bollywood stars who have now chosen to be picky and choosy. Hrithik Roshan who has earned a prominent name in Hindi films has now become extremely picky and choosy. The actor recently refused a role in the mega budget Hollywood film Pink Panther as he was not too happy with his role.

Amitabh Bachchan wins the National Award for the third time

Amitabh Bachchan is in the midst of shooting Ramgopal Varma’s film Sarkar Raj along with son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya in the South. About the experience of working with his son and daughter-in-law, Amitabh says “It’s been wonderful.” About Sarkar Raj, he says “I think it’s going well and is as intense as the first one.” Amitabh recently won the National Award for Best Actor for the third time and this time it was for his film Black. Amitabh is extremely happy and said “I am deeply

August 14

Ash’s wax statue comes to New York on 15 August

Although some say that bollywood is being recognized internationally and others claim that it still has a long way to go, there are now some reasons to believe that other countries like the UK and US have a fair share of bollywood fans. After the premiere of Chak De in London and Los Angeles as part of ongoing Indian festivals for the 60th year of India’s independence, now Aishwarya Rai’s wax statue will be coming over to New York on 15th August. The statue will be displayed in New York fro

August 13

Rani Mukherjee keen to play Paro in Aur Devdas

After Suchitra Sen and Aishwarya Rai, now it seems Rani Mukherjee is quite keen to play the character of Paro in a new contemporary adaptation of Devdas. The film had been adapted from Sarat Chandra’s novel first in 1955 by Bimal Roy and then in 2002 in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Devdas. Now director Sudhir Mishra along with Pritish Nandy Communications is keen to make another version of Devdas. Rani recently had a script narration with director Sudhir and Rangita from PNC and the actre

Vivek makes an apologetic gesture, but Salman refuses to forgive him

When Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi come face to face, things are bound to happen and that’s exactly what happened at the 10th Rajiv Gandhi Awards function. Salman was present at the event as he was being given an award in the Best Actor Category and Shilpa Shetty who was also present was being honoured with the Best actress award. To add some spice to the event, the organizers as usual had a number of performances put up to entertain the audiences. And Vivek Oberoi was also performing at the awar

August 12

Chak De premiere with Shahrukh in London

The premiere of Yash Raj film Chak De India was held in London as part of an on going festival ‘India Now’ which marks the 60th year of India’s independence. The King Khan Shahrukh himself attended the event and mingled with his fans out there. The event was held at Somerset House in London. SRK also attended the third test match between India and England at The Oval grounds. Shahrukh bonded with the likes of ex-cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and commentator Harsha Bhogle. In fact Shahrukh talke

August 11

The Gold Awards- the first ever global television awards

Vikas Kalantri and Pooja Ghai of White Leaf Entertainment and Anuj Saxena of Maverick Productions Private Limited recently announced their joint venture The Gold Awards- the first ever global television awards! Speaking at a press conference at Hyatt Regency, Andheri, the two companies jointly announced the first ever global television awards, recognizing outstanding achievements, both in popular as well as technical branches and crafts. Almost the en

August 9

Ash-Abhi deny pregnancy rumours

When Ash-Abhi began dating each other, they refused to admit their relationship in public although they were spotted together on several occasions. Then later rumours of Ash-Abhi tying the knot soon began to do the rounds, but again Ash-Abhi denied any such plans. Then suddenly in January after the release of their hit film Guru together, the two announced their engagement despite the fact that they had earl

Salman-Vivek may clash at the 10th Rajiv Gandhi Awards event

Everyone is well aware of the past animosity between actors Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi due to a certain Miss World. Although the clash between the two has happened many years back, it seems Salman Khan is not really willing to forgive and forget even though Vivek has tried his best to break the ice. And now both Vivek Oberoi and Salman Khan may come face to face in front of a public audience at the 10th Rajiv Gandhi Awards. While Salman will be receiving an award in the Best Actor Catego

August 8

Hrithik Roshan’s dedication for learning Urdu

Most people know that actor Hrithik Roshan is a perfectionist and works very hard for all his roles. So while in Dhoom 2 he worked hard for the perfect body, now for his next release an epic Jodha Akbar he is learning Urdu. Hrithik plays the role of Mughal Emperor Akbar in Ashutosh Gowariker’s Jodha Akbar and hence he has to have good Urdu pronunciations for his character. As Hrithik always gives 100 percent to whatever he is doing, for this too his is taking Urdu classes from an Urdu teacher Ka

Saif’s brawl with abusive fans in Ladakh

Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor are currently in Ladakh shooting for their forthcoming film Tashan. While shooting out there, both Kareena and Saif decided to take a break and have lunch at a local restaurant. While the actors were in the restaurant, fans of the two got to know of their presence and gathered outside to meet them. The fans insisted on meeting the actors but when Saif and Kareena refused they got abusive and violent. The bodyguards accompanying the actors refused to let the fans

August 7

Salman anxious about poaching case, awaits verdict on 24 August

An extremely anxious looking Salman wearing black jeans and brown shirt strutted in to the Jodhpur court where the hearing for his Chinkara poaching case is being heard. Salman Khan had filed an appeal against a lower court which had sentenced him to five years imprisonment. Salman has also spent two nights in the Jodhpur jail before he was released on bail. Both sides including the prosecution lawyer and Salman’s defense lawyer argued their case on Monday and Tuesday respectively. The final ver

August 6

Himesh Reshammiya to play Rishi Kapoor’s role in Karz remake

Subhash Ghai’s super hit film Karz will be remade and director Satish Kaushik will be directing it under the T.Series banner. Subhash Ghai was approached to direct the film but he refused saying “I cannot remake my own creativity. I have to move ahead and create better films.” The film which came out in the 80’s was a hit and Rishi Kapoor who played the lead received applauses for his performance. Now it seems that actor Himesh Reshammiya will be essaying Rishi’s role and will also be composing

SRK: I am 42 and have to look after my body now

While some may feel that Shahrukh Khan will always be the King Khan of Hindi cinema, others feel differently. Today with many new young and talented actors on the block, it certainly seems like tough competition. And it seems like SRK too has joined the trend of changing his look and keeping himself fit in order to keep up with the competition. In fact SRK himself admits “I am 42 and have to look after my body now.” So King Khan is that a note of insecurity that we detect in there? However

August 5

Sanjay Dutt shifted to high security Yerawada jail in Pune

Actor Sanjay Dutt was recently sentenced to six years rigorous imprisonment under the Arms and Ammunition Act by the Tada Court. His appeal for probation too was rejected and the actor was immediately taken into custody. Judge Kode of the Special Tada court also refused Sanjay Dutt’s plea to be kept in Arthur Road jail. Sanjay has recently been shifted from Arthur Road jail to Yerawada ja

August 1

Saif drops in to meet Bipasha while she shoots shampoo ad

Gossip may abound about Saif and Bipasha Basu seeing each other, but the two seem to care a dam and continue to be spotted around town in each other’s company. Recently Bips has been controversy’s child and there have been rumours that she and long time boyfriend John Abraham have split. Saif and Bips have been spotted together earlier too dining at a restaurant and even working out together. Recently Bips was shooting for a shampoo commercial sans John and Saif dropped in to meet her. Bip

Koffee with Karan’s grand finale to have Ash-Abhi as guests

Karan Johar’s show ‘Koffee with Karan’ has had a tremendous following due to its most controversial as well as high profile stars revealing their secrets. The show has always had an extra zing due to Karan’s enthusiasm with which he gets the stars to get candid about their confessions. Koffee with Karan has had stars like Bipasha, John, Hrithik, Priyanka to yesteryears stars like Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan etc. Now the show has come to an end but this too will be done in style, Karan has suppose

Rumours of Akshay Kumar and wife Twinkle having problems

Rumours have been going around town that Akshay Kumar and his wife Twinkle Khanna have been having marital problems. Sources claim that Twinkle has been tolerating Akki’s philandering ways for a long time now, but recently she gave Akki an ultimatum after he was supposedly found to be seeing a Bengali star. Akki has been rumoured to be seeing a Bengali star, the two have been spotted together often both on and off the sets. When Twinkle supposedly heard about Akki’s new fling she finally gave hi