Friday, January 30, 2009

Lara On The Cover Of Faishon Magazine 'Grazia'

Former Miss World and the glam girl of Bollywood Lara Dutta may not have any mega releases last year though she had a special appearance in the song ‘Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte’ in the movie ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ and voice over in animated movie ‘Jumbo’ but her charisma is still enough to catch millions of hearts. Lara’s upcoming flick ‘Biloo Barber’ is set to release on 13th Feb but before setting the screen on fire the gorgeous actress is seen as the cover girl for fashion magazine ‘Grazia’ January 2009 issue. She is looking simply stunning in a chic burgundy dress.

However, except ‘Billo Barber’ the dazzling diva would be seen in quite a few films this year such as ‘Blue’ and ‘Banda Ye Bindaas Hai’.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Shahrukh's Shoulder Surgery

The Badshah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan is preparing for yet another surgery. Shahrukh has hurt his shoulder in December during the shoot of ‘Dulha Mil Gaya’. The shoulder ligament wore tore while running for an action scene during which Shahrukh fell hard on his arm. The doctor has advised him to go for the shoulder surgery without any delay. So, before leaving for Los Angeles for the shoot of Karan Johar’s ‘My Name Is Khan’ SRK has to go under this otherwise the situation may get worse.

But Shahrukh confirms that he has delayed the surgery since his home production ‘Billo Barber’ will be releasing on February 19th. The actor has previously been operated upon for his back and his knees.

Wallpaper: Paathsala

World’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women: Katrina Kaif

The stunning diva of Bollywood ‘Katrina Kaif’ is flying high these days. The gorgeous lady has made it to the AskMen list of the ‘Top 99 Most Desirable Women in the World’. The list contains celebrities from all over the world. More than 10 Million votes were cast after a month long voting period and the ladies were voted by the readers of AskMen.Com.

Beyond sex appeal and beauty the ladies were chosen on the basis of intelligence, humor, charisma and ambition. Among Indian beauties Katrina is at number 48 while the blue eyed girl of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is at number 60. In 2008 Aish was at number 28.

Among the Top Desirable Women in the list Eva Mendes won the number one title followed by Megan Fox at number two and Marisa Miller is at number three.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Himesh Reshamiya's 'Kajraare'

Once again the singer-musician-actor Himesh Reshamiya is making news and this time not for his conflicts with the judges on the sets of music realty show ‘Sa re Ga Ma Pa’ but for his upcoming flick “Kajraare” directed by Pooja Bhatt. In this movie Himesh will act opposite to popular Pakistani actress Mona Laizza. The story of this new musical love saga is written by Mahesh Bhatt. The movie is being shot in the simply beautiful and stunning locations around the globe.

The movie is already being hyped by saying that the storyline of ‘Kajraare’ is very similar to that of ‘Sadak’ in which Pooja has acted years ago opposite to Sanjay Dutt. This upcoming flick is an Indo-Pak love story and the director Pooja Bhatt is really excited about this project.

The film is slated to release on 19th February. We wish Himesh all the luck and hope that this would be a big come back on the silver screen for him.

Jiah's Heart Green For Asin

As of now it’s a common news that Bollywood hottie ‘jiah Khan’ and gorgeous actress Asin not being able to get along during the making of ‘Ghajini’. Rumor has it that Jiah was peeved because Asin had more footage than her and also she was not happy with the promotion of the film because Ghajini was promoting Asin more than her.

Jiah clears the rumors by saying that people know me a little here and Asin needs to get a lot of publicity as it is her Bollywood debut and I don’t have any problem with her. Jiah will be seen next opposite to Shahid Kapoor and the buzz is that she will also work with the king of Bollywood Akshay Kumar.

Well! We hope after the huge success of Ghajini Jiah’s Jiya is not green now for Asin.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Wallpapers: Jugaad

Luck For "Luck By Chance"

“Luck By Chance” is the story of a struggling actor Vikram Jaisingh (Farhan Akhtar) who comes to Mumbai to make a position for himself in the film industry with the help of his TV star friend Abhimanyu (Arjun Mathur) who facilitates him during his struggling days. While trying to navigate through the film industry he meets a junior actress Sona Mishra (Konkana Sen Sharma) and from then on his life changes forever.

Does he make it big? or his struggle defeat him is the plot of the movie which is set for a 30th January release. The movie has Hrithik Roshan in a brief role as a superstar and Rishi Kapoor as a Punjabi Producer. Dimple Kapadia, Juhi Chawla, Isha Sharvani and Sanjay Kapoor are in supporting roles. Basically it’s a film about the facts of film industry and the craze among youth to join it and hopes that are so big that sky is not the limit for them.

The music of the film is given by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy which is just superb and the lyrics are penned by non other than daddy Javed Akhtar. The film has been written and directed by Farhan’s sister Joya Akhtar.

Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Akshay Khanna, Vivek Oberoi, Shabana Azmi, Shilpa Shetty, Rani Mukherji, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani, Anurag Kashyap, Rajkumar Hirani, Karan Johar and Javed Akhtar are in guest appearances in the movie.

Akshay And Aishwarya Awarded With Padma Shree

The 60th year of Indian republic is a proud day for Bollywood. 26 Jan 2009, it’s a day when two immensely talented actors of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were awarded the top civilian honors, The Padma Shree. They awards were given by the government of India.

Aishwarya who has now become the face of Indian cinema has bagged numerous awards in her career and now she has added another honor in her pool while Akshay Kumar has done a lot of hard work to make a place for himself in the film industry. With these two the legendary actress and well known item girl ‘Helen’ was also given the Padma Shree.

Here’s wishing many more prestigious years to come for Bollywood.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Ten Oscar Nominations For "Slumdog Millionaire"

Danny Boyle’s directed and 4 Golden Globes Awards winner “Slumdog Millionaire” has got ten Oscar nominations across nine categories. The film based on the story of Mumbai slums has been nominated in Oscar for Best picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screen Play, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, best Original Song for O Saya and Jai Ho, Best sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing.

The film was released in November in US where it has already earned $40 million and setting new records in the Uk. The movie is based on career diplomat author Vikas Swarup’s novel “Q and A”.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Stuff Cover with a Hot Stuff

Celina Jaitley is the latest cover girl of January 2009 edition of ‘Stuff India’. The photos will be the part of Stuff India January 2009 edition. The actress is looking simply stunning in a gorgeous black dress. Celina was last seen in 2008 comedy flick ‘Golmaal Returns’.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

No More Guest appearances: Shahrukh

The Badshah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan has taken a New Year resolution of not to do any more guest appearances or cameo roles in films for friends. Shahrukh has been so generous to his friends that he doesn’t take a single penny for the guest appearances.
Shahrukh’s special appearance in the film have often proved to be the good luck factor for the film but the actor is now fed-up of guest appearances and has decided not to do any more special appearances in the film.

Presently Shahrukh is busy shooting for “My Name Is Khan” in LA, directed by Karan Johar. King Khan who can never say not to friends, has done many guest appearance recently, including films like Shakti- The Power, Kaal, Heyy Babyy, Krazzy 4, Bhootnath and many more.
Let’s see how far SRK can stick with this resolution.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Happy Birthday Hrithik

What would you expect Bollywood heartthrob and multitalented Hrithik Roshan to do on his birthday? Hrithik is to celebrate his 35th birthday on Saturday with gusto but instead at present he is shooting for his upcoming flick ‘Kites’. His birthday is another working day for him and so he will be shooting that day too. With his international appeal he continues to woo Bollywood filmmakers and at present he is one of the bankable stars in the Indian Film Industry.

He gave a number of blockbusters in his filmy career. This dazzling sizzler has proved himself in each and every role he portrayed on silver screen. Whether, it was a Mughal Emperor from epic romance “Jodha Akbar” or a mentally retarded child in “Koi Mil Gaya”, his charisma never faded. He will be back in the league soon with two releases lined up this year as of now, “Luck By Chance” and “Kites”. ‘Luck By Chance” is slated to hit the theatres on Jan 30 while “Kites” is tentatively scheduled for a June release.

Here’s wishing all the good luck and success and many more joyful years to come.

Happy Birthday, Hrithik!

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Amitabh Bachchan's Biography 'Bachchanalia'

The living legend and superstar of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan relives the last 40 years of his journey in Indian Cinema with his new biography titled ‘Bachchanalia’is penned by eminent film journalist Bhawana Somaya. The biography is published by Neville Tuli, the father of Pioneerings arts institution Osina’s founded in the year 2000. The biography tells about Big B’s journey in the industry and also focuses on the evolution in Indian cinema along with anecdotes, trivia and snippets of a few of Bachchan’s popular films.

His family members including Abhishek and Aishwariya got together for releasing ‘Bachchanalia’ and Aamir was invited as the guest of honor to launch the book. Filmmaker Yash Chopra was the chief guest at the grand event. ‘Bachchanalia’ got launched in style on January 3, 2009 at Tata theatre. At event, Aamir was all praises for Big B and spoke in glowing terms about the superstar of millennium.

Well, it seems that with 'Bachchanalia', Amitabh has achieved yet another milestone in his career.


Tuesday, January 06, 2009

4 Nominations For 'Slumdog Millionaire' At Golden Globes Award

An anticipated, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ has begged nominations in major categories at the Golden Globes, which are considers precursors to the Oscars. The film has already won three awards at the ‘British Independent Film’ awards namely Best Film, Best Director and The Most Promising Newcomer ‘Dev Patel’.

For the 2008 Golden Globe Awards, the film has been nominated for ‘Best Picture-Drama’, ‘Best Director’ for Boyle and ‘Best Screenplay’ for Simon Beaufoy and ‘Best Original Score’ for A.R Rahman, given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Shot in Mumbai, the film tells the story of a slum boy who goes on to take part in a quiz game show “Who wants To Be Millionaire?” and manages to win Rs. 20 Million. It is based on the book “Q and A” written by Indian author and diplomat Vikas Swarup. The film released in the US recently and has received both critical and commercial success. Beside Dev Patel other actors in the film are Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan.

Sunday, January 04, 2009

Wallpapers: Luck By Chance

Check out some exclusive new posters of Luck By Chance, which is set for a release on 30th January 2009. The movie of the film is given by Shankar Ehsaan Loy.

Saturday, January 03, 2009

Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani

For the very first time Bollywood Queen Katrina Kaif and the hot and happening Ranbir Kapoor are coming together for Rajkumar Santoshi’s directorial venture ‘Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani’. Katrina Kaif recently got hit on the face by Ranbir Kapoor, of course unintentionally.

Kat was shooting with Ranbir on the sets of the movie in Madh Island where the duo were acting out a chase sequence where they were hounded by goons. The scene demanded Ranbir to turn around and hit one of the chasing goons. He did that but in the bargain hit Katrinas’s nose with his hand and the actress ended up with a bleeding nose. She was immediately given a first aid on the sets.

The actress was in great pain but realized that but it was unintentional, so she didn’t complain. Injured Kat confirmed the incident. Ranbir plays Prem, an innocent guy in the film and he will play two distinct characters in the movie similar to Charlie Chaplin and Raj Kapoor.

The film is gonna hit the box office soon this year.

Friday, January 02, 2009

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Happy Birthday Vidya

For actress Vidya Balan today is a very special day not just because this is the first day of the year 2009 but also because today is her birthday. Vidya is celebrating her 30th birthday on 1st Jan. Before ‘Parineeta’ Vidya had been a part of many commercials and music videos.

In her not so long filmy career she has a lot of movies in her kitty like; Lage Raho Munnabhai, Eklavya, Sallam-E-Ishq, Heyy Baby, Bhul Bhulaiya, Kismet Konnection and Hulla Bol. Vidya faced the camera for the first time in Ekta kapoor’s ‘Hum Paanch’ in whch she played one of the five sisters.

Here’s wishing the due-kissed beauty a grand success and many more joyful years ahead.
Happy Birthday, Vidya!