Anurag Basu: I belong to TV!
The talented Barfi filmmaker, who started his direction career with the 1996 hit daily soap Tara, says that making movies is easier than TV shows
Anurag Basu, who directed TV shows like Star Bestsellers and Koshish… Ek Aashaa before making his Bollwyood debut with Saaya (2003) starring John Abraham and Tara Sharma said that he first belongs to TV. Click here to read more
Kavita Barjatya’s Samrat and Co – definitely not Bollywood’s first detective hero!
Rajshri Productions latest character Samrat is being touted as Hindi cinema’s first detective hero. Cineswami tells you otherwise…
We received a communiqué from the Barjatyas – they of the Rajshri fame – claiming that their new production Samrat and Co is presenting Hindi cinema’s ‘first detective hero’. As George Santayana said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Let us be the first to give producer Kavita Barjatya and director Kaushik Ghatak a quick history lesson. Click here to read more
Sonam Nair: 10 years ago women only made films on villages and rape!
The director of Gippi tells us what got her going to make this kiddie flick, about the tedious auditioning process and the need for aesthetics in a typical Dharma production
Sonam Nair never had hardcore plans for entering the film world. Brought up in Kolkata, studied in America and now working in Mumbai, she sported a very Delhi style that pleasantly surprised us – a kurti teamed with a bright stole, kohl-rimmed eyes and an extremely chilled out personality…that was our first observation. Click here to read more
Saif Ali Khan: We should take Indian cinema to the Middle East, Egypt and Spain
Indian cinema should rival Hollywood as its eastern equivalent, says the Go Goa Gone actor
Indian cinema, which is celebrating its centenary year, has a unique identity and should rival Hollywood as its eastern equivalent, says actor-producer Saif Ali Khan who does not believe in any attempts to cross over. “I think we should not try to cross over,” said Saif. “Our eastern identity is fundamentally different from theirs. Click here to read more
Salman Khan’s new lean, super-fit look!
The debonair dude of B-town has shed some extra kilos and is appearing ‘slimmer’ these days. Is it post surgery effect, we wonder!
Not so long ago, Salman Khan had painfully admitted that he was losing out on his fit (read envious) physique, and was highly worried about getting rid of the surplus kilos that were quite visible in Click here to read more
Govinda: I realised value of time much later in my life
In an exclusive interview, the Hero No 1 talks about his new innings (now how many was that?), three lucrative film projects, judging Indian Model Hunt (IMH), fashion, working with Salman Khan, newfound professionalism, punctuality, competition, daughter Narmmadaa and much more…
Tracking down Govinda is a Herculean task. The process is long and tedious, but not unachievable if you are patience personified! It took two days this time, of continuous, rigorous follow up and Click here to read more
Aamir Khan: I wish Salman Khan was part of Bombay Talkies!
As the Dhoom:3 star celebrated his 25th year in Bollywood yesterday, he nostalgically shared memories of his growth – from a nobody to the Perfectionist star – with the media at Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari, or Film City
There’s something special about Aamir Khan – something that has allowed him to stay in the movie business for 25 years now. But it wasn’t always so; famous filmmaker Tahir Hussain’s son wasn’t blessed with Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan will not host Bigg Boss 7, Salman Khan will!
Contrary to rumours, Colors will stick to Salman Khan for the popular reality show’s next season
Just when speculations were rife that Shahrukh Khan will replace Salman Khan as the host of Colors’ widely popular reality show Bigg Boss, we now hear that the channel is keen to retain Sallu. The ‘think-tank’ of Bigg Boss is of the opinion that it can’t lose out on Sallu’s Midas touch as yet. The way bhai has taken to the show is really remarkable. Click here to read more
Shree movie Review: Hussain Kuwajerwala’s debut vehicle lacks wheels, so runs on sheer ambition alone!
The TV star is the hero of a confusing and bizarre tale that invents its own genre: Masala Science Fiction!
Mallika Sherawat’s new bridal look from the show The Bachelorette India – Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika
The sexy siren recently tweeted her look from the reality show – she is transformed into a traditional gharelu Hindustani bahu….really!
It’s quite difficult – almost impossible – to think of Mallika Sherawat in a desi avatar, maybe because we are not used to seeing B-town’s Mallika-E-Azam covered fully. Stop giggling, sillies! Click here to read more