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Barfi! qualifies for Busan International Film Festival!
Looks like Ranbir Kapoor playing dumb charades on the big screen and Priyanka Chopra’s autistic girl act has done the trick for the judges of the BIFFBarfi!, a Ranbir Kapoor-Priyanka Chopra-Ileana D’Cruz-starrer, seems to be gaining good momentum. The film will soon be shown at a major film festival and director Anurag Basu is quite kicked about the new development. Click here to read more
Sharman Joshi: Connections don’t help in Bollywood
He is not a stranger to filmdom, considering his father-in-law is veteran artiste Prem Chopra, his aunt Sarita Joshi is a renowned theatre and TV actor, and his sister Mansi Joshi is an actor married to actor-filmmaker Rohit Roy. But Sharman Joshi says connections don’t work in showbiz and everyone has to prove his or her mettle to get recognition“You are at the mercy of people. No connections really help here (filmdom). You have to prove yourself. No one can fight the battle for you. It has been a lonely journey,” said Sharman Joshi. Click here to read more
Divya Khosla Kumar’s movie to be like ‘Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na’?
The list of B-town directors now has one more entry: Divya Khosla Kumar. And it looks like the lady is following Abbas Tyrewala’s footstepsT-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar’s wife Divya has found a new passion. Divya is no alien to the world of Bollywood, thanks to her acting stints in movies like Dal – The Gang and Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo. Also, the lady has penned dialogues for movies like Kites and Life in a Metro. Armed with such experience, now Mrs Kumar is ready to don the director’s hat with a youth-centric movie that will be produced by fond hubby Bhushan Kumar and Viacom 18. Click here to read more
What makes Irrfan Khan so charismatic?
The Paan Singh Tomar actor seems to be the fave of Bollywood as well as Hollywood. But how and why did he get to his enviable position?He is an actor among the stars, a name filmmakers trust more than they do superstars. After all, it’s a given that with Irrfan Khan in your film, you almost never fail. So what is it about the actor that makes him so ‘wanted’ by film industries in Mumbai and Los Angeles? Quite simply: he is versatile. Click here to read more
Kay Kay Menon: The industry is biased towards money
Dear filmmakers who are searching for that one successful formula that can guarantee success, Kay Kay has bad news for you all…Kay Kay Menon, who has played varied roles in films like Sarkar, Life In A…Metro and Gulaal, doesn’t conform to any particular style and says there is no formula to make a successful film. “I don’t think of trends. I do films I can give my best to and also enjoy. So, I don’t think there is any formula for making successful films. If there had been one, everyone would have been following it,” Kay Kay said. The 48-year-old, who has been working in the industry for over a decade, says that currently lot of filmmakers are churning out wonderful movies, but audiences haven’t opened up to such experiments in a big way. Click here to read more
Happy birthday, Konkona Sen Sharma!
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