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Farah Khan: Showing ‘Joker’ in space was planned
The co-producer of Joker says it was UTV’s promotional strategy, and denies taking astronaut Sunita Williams’ nameChoreographer-turned-director Farah Khan clarifies that makers of Joker planned to show the fantasy adventure on the space station as part of a promotional strategy and that it was never meant just for Indo-American astronaut Sunita Williams. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan at loggerheads with Reema Kagti over ‘Talaash’
Mr Perfectionist doesn’t think twice before backing new talent, but that doesn’t mean he won’t put his foot down if he has toIf someone has brilliant creative abilities, Aamir Khan is one of the first superstars to support them. Click here to read more
Do you want to buy a cricket bat autographed by Aamir Khan?
That’s just one of the several interesting items that will be auctioned at Osian’s later this monthHow many times have you seen stars brandish some item on screen or off screen and wished that you had it? Now your wish just might come true. The Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival is back and the Bollywood auction is once again a part of the schedule. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s biography ‘I’ll Do It My Way’ released
But it is not the actor-filmmaker’s personal biography, says author Christina DanielsActor-filmmaker and Satyamev Jayate host Aamir Khan‘s much-talked about biography I’ll Do It My Way finally released on June 24. It is authored by Bangalore-based writer, photographer and film critic Christina Daniels and brought into the market by Om Publishers. Click here to read more
Bollywood goes chasing the monsoon!
While there are many songs celebrating the beautiful and romantic rainy season, some numbers mirror our impatient wait for the rain Gods to shower down their bountyIt is believed that raga Malhar is so powerful that when sung, rain pours down from the sky. According to legend, King Akbar asked his court musician Tansen to sing raga Deepak, the raga of fire. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan: Decoding the phenomenon
The name itself is synonymous with cinematic excellence, daringly different films and brilliant acting finesse. But even Aamir Khan, considered the most intelligent actor in B-town, has had his share of duds…It is traditional to call Aamir Khan the ultimate perfectionist of B-town. So cliched is the description that Aamir himself is perhaps bored with it. But before he achieved that enviable title of Mr Perfectionist by exploring unknown subjects and telling untold stories in films like Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Taare Zameen Par and 3 idiots, the chocolate hero of B town had also been part of unpardonable stinkers at the box office. Today, on Aamir’s 47th birthday, we look back at his superlative films as well as a few of the not-so-mentionable flicks in his rich portfolio… Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s 47th birthday prediction: Will he become No.1 again?
Will the man with the Midas touch regain his position in Bollywood? Read on…What’s in store for Aamir Khan in 2012? Will the man with the Midas touch maintain his position in Bollywood? Will his next release Talaash be a hit? Our astro-numerologist Bhavikk Sangghvi says Aamir will do well this year, too, as his numbers and stars are good. He says, ”Aamir will be entering his 48th year and the only way his graph will go from now on is up. The year 2012 which adds up to number 5 is going to prove lucky for number 5 and 8 people. So, this year clearly belongs to Aamir Khan!” Click here to read more
Art director Ashish Lakhia passes away
A close friend of Ashish, actor-filmmaker Amole Gupte said: “Ashish Lakhia was a lot more than an art director. He was a painting prodigy as child. In fact, he inspired me to become a painter. A truly gifted artist and an intellectual.” Gupte says that he whenever he’d visit Ahmedabad, “I’d stay with Ashish and his parents Meera and Snehal Lakhia who are truly the best parents in the world. Their home is open to guests any time. For me, it is an irreparable loss. He was a friend, inspiration and a beacon of hope and an angel whenever I was in distress.”Click here to read more