Women’s Day special: Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan: Who is the strongest leading lady?
This Women’s Day, we take a look at the female actors who are fighting to make a place for themselves in a male dominated industry
Even today, box office success in Bollywood is attributed mainly to the male stars involved in a project and filmmakers spend big bucks to cast a big heroes in their films. Sadly, while there is a long list of male stars that includes Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor – who are all staking their claim at the turnstiles – there are only about three or four female stars who command any kind of respect at the BO. Click here to read more
Can Ranbir Kapoor be a math genius?
Anurag Basu apparently thinks he can, and might even sign him up to play one
Barfi! director Anurag Basu is already planning his second film with Ranbir Kapoor. Yes, it’s a biopic, but it’s got nothing to do with legendary singer Kishore Kumar. The latest buzz in the industry is that Anurag is planning to make a film on math genius Anand Kumar. Click here to read more
Priyanka Chopra: I’d be a philandering Casanova
The Barfi! actor is unhappy about constant media attention and speculations about her love life
Thanks to her single status and a hugely successful track record at the BO, Priyanka Chopra has been under the media scanner for a very long time now. Click here to read more
Parineeti Chopra says ‘Ishaqzaade’ has the potential to win a National Award
Recently we came across an interview of Parineeti, where she raved about how her role in this Yash Raj movie could turn out to be the most memorable role of her career
There’s no doubt that the cheerful Parineeti Chopra is super excited about her second release, Ishaqzaade, which also marks the debut of Boney Kapoor’s son Arjun Kapoor. In a recent interview, Parineeti went gaga over writer-director Habib Faisal for penning and executing a superb script. She also went on to say how the film had the potential to win the National Film Award. In fact, Parineeti feels that Arjun and she are extremely lucky to have landed a film like this so early in their career. Click here to read more
Did Ranbir Kapoor really reveal the ‘Barfi!’ look unintentionally?
Filmmaker Anurag Basu is upset with the Kapoor heartthrob for looking like his Barfi! character in the latest commercial of a brand he endorses. Do you really think it was an oversight?
If you have managed to check out the new commercial for Tata Docomo featuring Ranbir Kapoor as an old, stoggy man wearing full-sleeved shirt and pants, with a muffler draped around his neck, then you know what he will look like in a sweet romantic tale – Barfi!. Click here to read more
Ranbir Kapoor’s world tour indefinitely postponed
We think it’s not coz of what the Rockstar’s confidantes want us to believe, but a simple logic that is being overlooked in the big scheme of things
The latest goss regarding Ranbir Kapoor’s long anticipated world tour, which was to take-off in August-September 2012, is that it has been pushed to a later date again. While the officials have not given a crystal clear answer to why the show is being delayed, sources close to the star dole out their own versions. A source informs that Ranboo wants to focus on his acting assignments while another claims that the actor feels he doesn’t have a substantial repertoire of foot-tapping numbers for stage shows. Click here to read more
Ranbir Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz get close on the sets of ‘Barfee’
Is Priyanka Chopra responsible for this?
We were quite surprised to hear about how Priyanka Chopra had been keeping to herself during the shoot of Barfee. It’s quite unlike Piggy Chops, who is known to be a bundle of energy on the sets and is also good friends with her costar Ranbir Kapoor. Click here to read more
Ileana D’Cruz signs two more Bollywood films!
Southern babe Ileana D’Cruz is making her foray into Bollywood slow and steady. After Anurag Basu’s Barfee, she has signed two more Hindi films
Ileana D’Cruz is making friends in B-town. She is debuting in Bollywood in Anurag Basu’s Barfee as a narrator. Click here to read more
Ranbir Kapoor tries out ‘guerrilla’ style in ‘Barfi’!
Guerrilla tactic of shooting has its set of challenges involved, but looks like Anurag Basu is all for it in his upcoming movie, Barfi!
To up the natural element in a movie, makers have often opted for the Guerrilla style of filming. Recently we witnessed this style in The Girl In Yellow Boots, No One Killed Jessica, Dhobi Ghat, Bodyguard and Shaitan. And the latest buzz is that Anurag Basu has used it in the Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra starrer Barfi!, The film has sequences of Ranbir in chaotic areas of Phool Market, Mullick Ghat, Old Tram Station, Dorjipada near Hathi Bagan of North Kolkata and Laha Badi in Central Kolkata. Wondering what made director Basu shoot amidst the oblivious crowd? Click here to read more
Priyanka Chopra: ‘Kaali’ is the soul of ‘Agneepath’
After Kaminey, Priyanka Chopra is all set to play a Maharashtrian girl for the second time in Agneepath. Wanna know what’s the difference between Sweety and Kaali? Read on…
Piggy Chops, who will be seen playing the female lead opposite Hrithik Roshan in Agneepath, asserts that her character is the soul of the movie. “The best thing about Kaali (her character in the film) is that she is Vijay’s strength. She is the soul, happiness and naughtiness in the film. So to prepare, I had to just follow Karan,” the 29-year-old actor said at the unveiling of the second look of the film. Click here to read more
Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Barfee’ will hit screens on July 13
The worldwide release date of Anurag Basu’s much-awaited Barfee has been locked down for July 13. The UTV Motion Pictures’ film starring Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Telugu star Ileana D’Cruz. Barfee narrates the story of a young, cute but shrewd man whom girls adore. He is deaf and dumb, and like a “Chalu Chaplin“, said the production company in a press statement. Priyanka plays an autistic girl in the film, while Ileana, in her Bollywood debut features as a translator and her character spans about 50 years. Earlier, Ranbir said that though the subject of the film is sensitive, the film is not serious. “The treatment to the character and film is not serious at all. It is a romantic-comedy which has been set in 1970s. My character is very fun-loving (awaara types),” Ranbir said. Well, the Rockstar has had a good 2011 and we are definitely looking forward to his next.
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Ranbir Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz leave ‘Barfee’ crew teary-eyed
Tissues were in demand on the sets of Barfee! All thanks to the moving performances of actors Ranbir and Ileana
Ranbir Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz’s emotional performance in Anurag Basu’s much-awaited Barfee left crew members teary-eyed. “Certain emotional scenes between Ranbir and Ileana were so intense and beautifully performed that they left many of us in tears”, reveals a source from the sets of Barfee. Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan or Salman Khan – who are you waiting for?
Some Bollywood films are not just weekend outings with family and friends, but events that are eagerly waited for, to be celebrated and enjoyed. You may love them or hate them, but you cannot ignore the big ticket films
They are marketed as if the survival of the world depended on them. Posters, hoardings, item numbers, controversies…everything about the film is blown up and hyped, and there is just no escaping all the noise. Click here to read more
Shiney Ahuja refuses to do Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Barfee’
Shiney Ahuja does not want to do special appearances at this stage of his career. But does he have too many choices?
After being incinerated with accusations Shiney Ahuja is finally moving on to concentrate only on his career. The actor whose next film Ghost will soon hit the theatres was apparently offered a cameo in friend and well-wisher Anurag Basu’s Barfee. Shiney told a newspaper, “Anurag has been a pillar of strength. He told me, ‘You look after the court cases and don’t worry about your career. I am there.’ He has stayed true to his words.” But after a lot of introspection Shiney has finally turned down the offer. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan puts Priyanka Chopra in her place!
The Don 2 actor has to be more careful what she says on Twitter because the big baap of Bollywood is following her
Twitter is a difficult place to be, especially for young actors who are being followed by their seniors in B-town. The generation gap makes it difficult for them to be themselves, lest they offend their seniors with their colloquial language on the micro-blogging site. Priyanka Chopra got a taste of this bitter medicine recently when she was disciplined by the Paa of Bollywood for using the ‘F’ word. Click here to read more