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Detective Byomkesh Bakshy director Dibakar Banerjee: The first question that I asked myself was ‘Why make Byomkesh?’

1 year ago 0
The Shanghai director is back with another fantastic film… “Why?” was the question that Dibakar Banerjee asked himself while embarking on the journey of adapting Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! as the youthful, dhoti-clad crime solver in the politically volatile era of 1940s Calcutta. Read Article ▶

Birthday Special: The rise and rise of Emraan Hashmi!

2 years ago 3
Emmi turns 36 today… Born on March 24, 1979, Emraan Hashmi has moved on to become one of the biggest names in the film industry. His popularity has risen from humble beginnings and today he stands among the crowd of superstars as one of the strongest. So what all did go into making of this […] Read Article ▶

Emraan Hashmi birthday special: 20 most popular songs of the serial kisser!

2 years ago 1
The Mr X actor turns 36 today… Born on March 24, 1979, Emraan Hashmi is Read Article ▶
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Dibakar Banerjee: I don’t think Detective Byomkesh Bakshy will have any problems with the Censor Board!

2 years ago 1
The ace director’s upcoming detective saga’s new trailer was launched today… Dibakar Banerjee has always been associated with films which have pushed the boundaries. Be it Khosla Ka Ghosla, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye, Love Sex Aur Dhoka, Shanghai or Bombay Talkies, all his films have been a notch above the other. However, none of them […] Read Article ▶
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Kalki Koechlin should win National Film Award for Margarita With A Straw, says Viacom 18 head Ajit Andhare

2 years ago 2
After being lauded by Aamir Khan, this small film with a big heart gets appreciation from the Viacom 18 head honcho… Kalki Koechlin has been known to give stellar performances from time to time. That Girl In Yellow Boots, Dev D, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Shanghai, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Ek Thi Daayan, Happy Ending […] Read Article ▶

Qissa trailer: Irrfan Khan, Tisca Chopra and Tillotama Shome’s Punjabi drama is one of its kind!

2 years ago 0
The much acclaimed film which has been doing film festival rounds, will finally release for audiences at large… After giving award winning performances in Paan Singh Tomar, The Lunchbox, Life of Pi, Haider and more Irrfan Khan is back with another scintillating film, Qissa, which also stars Tisca Chopra, Tillotama Shome and others. The trailer […] Read Article ▶

Why was Sushant Singh Rajput’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’s spelling changed?

2 years ago 0
The Shanghai director wanted a change in title to grab people’s attention To make the name of his Hindi film more attractive, Bollywood Director Dibakar Banerjee has changed the spelling of his upcoming fictional detective film Byomkesh Bakshi. In the first poster of the film, the name has been written as Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!. Read Article ▶
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Badlapur, New York, Bombay, Shanghai – Film titles that taught us Geography!

2 years ago 5
Here’s taking a look at films that borrowed their names from geographical locations… Geography has always had a very crucial role to play in Bollywood. Be it using scenic locations as backdrops or borrowing names from places, we’ve seen it all. It could be just a fad or to intrigue the audience or it might […] Read Article ▶
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Emraan Hashmi: Alia Bhatt shouldn’t be called the serial kisser!

2 years ago 0
Awaiting a big release, Raja Natwarlal, Emraan Hashmi, seems to be in a pretty jovial mood when we caught up with him at the Disney UTV Office. The actor in a small tete-a-tete opens up about his last film’s failure, his future projects and about his equation with Alia Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt. Excerpts… Read Article ▶

Humaima Malick: I thought Emraan Hashmi would be shameless!

2 years ago 0
The Pakistani actor though that Emraan would be like his screen characters Humaima Malick, who will be seen sharing screen space with Emraan Hashmi in Raja Natwarlal, says she initially thought the actor would be similar to his on-screen avatar of a shameless brat. Read Article ▶
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Dibakar Bannerjee’s and Yash Raj Films’ production Titli at Cannes does not represent Bollywood!

2 years ago 0
At a press show held for Dibakar Bannejee’s and Yash Raj Films’ upcoming production Titli, the filmmaker reiterated his stance that his film does not represent Bollywood in the international film festival. Read on to know more… Read Article ▶

Dibakar Bannerjee’s and Yash Raj Films’ production Titli is Kanu Behl’s autostory

2 years ago 0
The Bombay Talkies director came together with Yash Raj Films to produce Kanu Behl’s directorial venture Titli, which went on to be the official selection at Cannes for the Un Certain Regard category. Is Titli autobiographical? Read on to find out… In the press meet held at the Yash Raj Film studio for Dibakar Bannerjee […] Read Article ▶

Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Emraan Hashmi or Jackky Bhagnani: Who is an inspiring leader?

3 years ago 2
The general elections are just around the corner. Young India is in search of dynamic leaders who can pull the country out of the relentless social and economic gloom with their awe-inspiring leadership skills. Cinematically speaking, many B-town heroes have given us hope with their incredible endeavours. Take a look at these stalwarts from reel […] Read Article ▶

Emraan Hashmi, happy birthday!

3 years ago 0
The Shanghai actor turns 35 today Born on March 24, 1979, Emraan Hashmi is one of the most sought after actors in Bollywood today. He made his acting debut with Vikram Bhatt’s Footpath and followed it with the erotic thriller Murder, which emerged as a box office success. Read Article ▶

Abhay Deol, happy birthday!

3 years ago 0
The Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara actor turns 38 today Born on March 15, 1976, Abhay Deol made his Bollywood debut in 2005 with Imtiaz Ali’s Socha Na Tha for which he received critical acclaim for his performance, with many critics branding him as promising. Read Article ▶