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Shweta Parande

Author: Shweta Parande

Shweta has worked for entertainment websites as editor, correspondent and film critic. She began her career with magazines, writing and editing on topics ranging from photography, cinematography, movies, retail business, finance, city features and the hospitality sector. A film buff who loves coffee and books, Shweta dabbles in photography and short films and is fond of music, sports and travelling. Her newfound passion is cooking (cooking up stories for Bollywoodlife!).

Farhan Akhtar's twin wins: GQ Man of the Year and Jagran Awards' Best Actor!

Farhan Akhtar’s twin wins on Sunday night: GQ Man of the Year and Jagran Awards’ Best Actor!

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The Bhaag Milkha Bhaag actor won two trophies on the same night in Mumbai Who would’ve thought that the über cool director of Dil Chahta Hai would go on to become a great actor (and decent singer) himself? That’s Farhan Akhtar for you. The actor’s lady luck continues with his sixth film as an actor, […] Read Article ▶
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15th Mumbai Film Festival: Complete list of films to be screened

15th Mumbai Film Festival: Complete list of films to be screened

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The prestigious festival will open with Lee Daniels’ film The Butler starring Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker The 15th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) will open with Hollywood’s much talked about film The Butler, starring Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker and directed by Lee Daniels. The MFF, organised by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), will […] Read Article ▶
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Abhay Deol's Pajero SUV stolen!

Abhay Deol’s Pajero SUV stolen!

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Police has launched a search for the actor’s car Actor Abhay Deol, who played a thief in Dibakar Banerjee’s film Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, faced the same situation in real life. But this time, he was on the receiving end. The actor’s fave car, a Mitsubishi Pajero SUV, was stolen outside his home in Santa […] Read Article ▶
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Jagran Film Festival 2013: Full festival schedule

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The festival began on September 24 and will go on till September 29 in Mumbai The 4th Jagran Film Festival opened with Israeli-Palestinian film Water at Fun Republic in Mumbai. Bollywood star Akshay Kumar and The Lunchbox actor Nimrat Kaur were present at the opening, among other celebrities. The festival is showcasing films under four […] Read Article ▶
Mumbai Film Festival: Amitabh Bachchan restores Charlie Chaplin film The Floor Walker

Mumbai Film Festival: Amitabh Bachchan restores Charlie Chaplin film The Floor Walker

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The festival’s efforts to showcase restored films continues this year, with Big B pitching in this year At the curtain raiser of the 15th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) filmmaker Ramesh Sippy revealed that superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been involved in the restoration of The Floor Walker, a Charlie Chaplin classic. The movie is obviously a […] Read Article ▶
The Floor Walker | Amitabh Bachchan blog | Imaging: Neeraj Kathale

Jagran Film Festival: Water to open fest in Mumbai tonight

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The Israeli-Palestinian film is directed by nine filmmakers, who will be present at the opening tonight The 4th Jagran Film Festival opens tonight at Fun Republic, Mumbai, with Israeli-Palestinian film Water. The 120-minute film’s Asian premiere will be held at the Jagran fest. The acclaimed film is directed by seven filmmakers, and has been picked […] Read Article ▶
Amitabh Bachchan meets Dilip Kumar in hospital: see pic!

Amitabh Bachchan prays for Dilip Kumar’s health

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The superstar visited the ailing veteran in hospital recently Amitabh Bachchan met ailing actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised on September 15, at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. Actor Saira Banu – Dilip Saab’s wife – was also present with her brother. Big B wrote about Dilip Saab on his blog, saying: “I had never […] Read Article ▶
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Shyam Benegal's Samvidhaan: Parliament recreated in Film City! view pics

Shyam Benegal’s Samvidhaan: Parliament recreated in Film City! view pics

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The acclaimed director is shooting a mini-series based on the drafting of the Indian Constitution Filmmaker Shyam Benegal has recreated the Central Hall of the Parliament of India in Mumbai’s Film City, for his new project titled Samvidhaan. The mini-series is about the drafting of the Indian Constitution. Read Article ▶
AR Rahman is my spiritual guru: Resul Pookutty

AR Rahman is my spiritual guru: Resul Pookutty

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The Oscar Award-winning sound designer says once you make it big internationally, people in India think you’re too snobbish or expensive to hire. In an exclusive chat with BollywoodLife, Resul also talks about his projects including his Oscar-nominated film The Good Road, Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiiyaan, his relationship with master composer AR Rahman, and how Irrfan Khan […] Read Article ▶
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Anil Kapoor's 24 to premiere on October 4

Anil Kapoor’s 24 to premiere on October 4

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The action series replaces the popular Comedy Nights With Kapil on Colors Anil Kapoor‘s ambitious TV show 24, officially based on an American series of the same name, airs its first episode on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10pm on Colors. Rumours say the show’s first Indian season will be telecast on Friday-Saturday every weekend. […] Read Article ▶