Dhanush: Watching Amitabh Bachchan play the drunk character on the sets of Shamitabh was spell binding!
The Raanjhanaa actor speaks about everything under the sun from Shamitabh to Amitabh to PK and I
When a lean, young man entered the room, not many could recognise him in the first few seconds. But the fan boy in my leapt with joy as I knew that it was none other than Dhanush. While humble, down to earth are the list of adjectives used to describe him, you might also want to add diplomatic to that list as he shied away from answering who is the bigger superstar – Rajinikanth or Amitabh Bachchan. In the middle of my fun interview with Dhanush, my phone sprang to life and incidentally, my ringtone was from his last year’s blockbuster hit VIP. Dhanush grinningly picked the phone and handed it over to me, I coyly accepted the phone, apologising for the disturbance. All the omens suggested that it was going to be a wonderful afternoon, as I spoke to Dhanush candidly about his upcoming film Shamitabh. Click here to read more
Mahesh Bhatt: John Abraham would give his right arm to work with me
Mahesh Bhatt on the importance of introducing newcomers and the need to keep away from established actors
Indefatigable in his quest for new talent, Mahesh Bhatt continues to give the industry fresh faces both on screen and behind the camera. His latest offering Khamoshiyaan has relative newcomers Ali Fazal, Sapna Pabbi and TV actor Gurmeet Choudhary making his film debut. Click here to read more
Vidya Balan: Mohit Suri did not ask me to lose weight for Humari Adhuri Kahaani
Vidya on her films, her reasons for doing ‘meaty roles’ and not preferring the Khans over newcomers
Vidya Balan is taking it easy for some time. Her last three releases were not hits at the box-office. But the actress, who had a patch of poor health — not pregnancy — to blame for a long absence from films, is looking at a return from that break positively. She’s got one film coming up — Humari Adhuri Kahaani and other scripts she’s looking at Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan: It is very honest and daring of Deepika Padukone to have talked about her depression
Amitabh Bachchan on his next release, his experience of working with youngsters and why he won’t attempt direction
On my way to meet Amitabh Bachchan at his swanky office in Juhu, I passed several billboards of the actor endorsing different products. It struck me how despite an avalanche of new and young faces, Big B is still one of the most sought-after names in the advertising and film industry. When I walk into his office Click here to read more
Sarika Haasan: Akshara Haasan couldn’t have had a better debut than Amitabh Bachchan-Dhanush’s Shamitabh!
The actress talks about her daughter’s debut film and more…
My first meeting with Sarika at the Taj Lands End turned out to be quite a revelation! From whatever I have heard about her, I expected the veteran actress to duck a few questions. Instead, I was greeted by a down-to-earth, charming and a cheerful lady! She answered all my questions (even the tricky ones). Here the veteran actress talks about why she doesn’t work in films and also about her younger daughter Akshara Haasan’s upcoming debut. Read on… Click here to read more