Google Doodle celebrates Nargis Dutt’s birth anniversary!
Google dedicates today’s Doodle to Sanjay Dutt’s mother!
Trust Google to add an emotional twist to birthday wishes like no one else can. Click here to read more
Randhir Kapoor: We will never remake Awara!
Kareena Kapoor Khan’s father reveals why he doesn’t intend to remake Raj Kapoor’s classic
Actor-director Randhir Kapoor says he will never remake RK Films’ superhit movie Awara because nobody can step into the shoes of legendary actors Prithviraj Kapoor and Raj Kapoor. Randhir, 67, who last directed Henna in 1991, said he thought of remaking his father’s classic once but left it in the middle. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan dubs a tribute for KA Abbas centenary
Bollywood’s megastar is ready to pay an ode to the director of his first film
Amitabh Bachchan says he has dubbed a tribute for the 100th birth anniversary of late filmmaker K A Abbas, who was born in June, 1914. The 71-year-old actor forayed into Bollywood with Abbas’ 1969 film Saat Hindustani and also won a National award. Click here to read more
Is Ranbir Kapoor averse to remake Awara?
There was buzz that the father-son duo, Rishi and Ranbir Kapoor was all set to revive RK banner with the 1951 classic remake but that doesn’t seem likely to happen. Is Ranbir to be blamed?
Ranbir Kapoor always dreamt of re-launching his grandfather, Raj Kapoor’s prestigious production house, RK Films. There was also buzz that the Kapoor khandaan ka chiraag had found the perfect script to bring back the glory that his family banner once knew, but then he didn’t really take it forward Click here to read more
Zanjeer, Hero, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Seeta Aur Geeta: Which remake will you watch?
With Apoorva Lakhia’s highly publicised remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s 1973 hit film Zanjeer soon hitting theatres, Bollywood is all set to unleash almost a dozen remakes in the near future. We take a look at some highly anticipated new versions of classics that are under production but have B-town excited!
In the first half of 2013, we had more remakes and sequels like Himmatwala, Chashme Baddoor, Race 2, Murder 3, Shootout At Wadala and Aashiqui 2. Considering the pace at which B-town churns out movies week after week, it seems that filmmakers and Click here to read more
Raj Kapoor’s ‘Awaara’ in Time magazine’s 100 greatest films
The magazine’s critic calls Raj Kapoor ‘the great star-auteur of India’s post-colonial golden age of movies’
Time magazine has included Raj Kapoor’s 1951 classic Awaara among 20 new entries added to its All-Time 100 list of the greatest films made since 1923, the beginning of the prestigious periodical. Rethinking the movie masterpieces, Time critic Richard Corliss describes Raj Kapoor as “the great star-auteur of India’s post-colonial golden age of movies – Cary Grant and Cecil B DeMille in one handsome package”. Click here to read more
Dhanush emulates Raj Kapoor in ‘Raanjhana’
Southern star Dhanush is totally gung ho about his Bollywood debut and is putting every waking hour into preparing for it
The Tamil actor will play a local boy from Varanasi in his next film, Raanjhana, directed by Anand L Rai (of Tanu weds Manu fame). Click here to read more
Remembering Raj Kapoor!
On this very day 87 yeas ago, Indian cinema’s greatest showman was born – Ranbir Raj Kapoor. We take a look at his life and times
On December 14, 1924, Ranbir Raj Kapoor was born to Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Devi in Peshawar. Since his father was already popular in theatre and films, Raj Kapoor debuted with Inquilab (1935) at the age of 11. But he got his big break 12 years later in the movie Neel Kamal (1947) where he starred opposite Madhubala. By the time he turned 24, he had established his own banner – RK Films. The first movie under this banner was Aag. Raj is remembered as the ‘Charlie Chaplin of Indian cinema’ because he often portrayed a tramp-like figure in his movies. Click here to read more
Karthi ready to enter Tollywood
He will be making a film with Bommarilllu Bhaskar
Marriage seems to brought in more luck for Kollywood’s new star Karthi Shivakumar. The younger sibling of superstar Suriya has seen tremendous box office success, ever since he wowed critics with a controlled performance in Paruthiveeran. Now perceived as one of Tamil Nadu’s most bankable stars, Karthi is all set to explore new horizons. And the first milestone in this quest is likely to be Tollywood, which has seen several of his dubbed movies, notably Yuganiki Okkadu and Awara, rake in the moolah over the past few years. Click here to read more