FICCI Frames 2013 News
Ajay Devgn: Kajol is number one!
The Himmatwala talks about his much-anticipated release, his ‘entry scene’, why meaty roles are meant only for men, not doing double-meaning films after Rascals, why Kajol is the top heroine in Bollywood and more….
At a time when most actors settle into stereotyped roles while still in their 30s, a tiny handful break those shackles to portray a wide range of characters, winning accolades and maintaining an almost 100 percent box office success ratio Click here to read more
Kajol: No one is better than me!
The actor thinks she is No.1 even today and that the new breed of heroines has a long way to go
The versatile Kajol still thinks she is the best actor around. Oh yes, she said that. “No one is better than me,” she declared with supreme confidence at the FICCI FRAMES 2013 seminar in Mumbai in an interaction with director and friend Karan Johar. Click here to read more
Is Karan Johar scripting Kajol’s comeback?
The filmmaker is helping the actor build a new image in Bollywood. We wonder if that’s just BFF behaviour or there’s something more to it
Kajol has been looking healthy and fit these days, more than what she did when she romanced Shahrukh Khan on screen in her younger days. Her skin was especially glowing and she looked pretty in a yellow sheer dress (not in image) at the FICCI FRAMES 2013 seminar in Mumbai last evening. And no, that’s not because she is preggers again Click here to read more
Karan Johar and Siddharth Roy Kapur feel Rs 1,000 crore film is an achievable target
In a panel discussion held today at FICCI Frames, the industry professionals including filmmakers and producers were of the opinion that the Rs 100 crore success benchmark can be pushed further to Rs 1000 crore
Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn signing multi-crore deals with entertainment channels have certainly given new hope to Bollywood producers and filmmakers who are all set to Click here to read more
Mira Nair’s new film on chess champion Queen of Katwe
The director of The Reluctant Fundamentalist revealed more about her next project at FICCI FRAMES 2013
Mira Nair, director of acclaimed films such as Salaam Bombay!, Monsoon Wedding, Kamasutra and The Reluctant Fundamentalist, announced her new project based on the book Queen of Katwe. She was speaking at the FICCI FRAMES 2013 seminar in Mumbai in an interaction with writer-filmmaker Zoya Akhtar. Click here to read more
Cannes to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema
Amitabh Bachchan’s The Great Gatsby will open the festival in May. Cineswami also tells us about the second Sundance Screenwriters Lab
The Great Gatsby, directed by Baz Luhrmann, will open the Cannes film festival on May 15. Though Amitabh Bachchan said this about his role in the film – “I have a 2 seconds role in the film. Just did it as a gesture” – for his millions of fans worldwide, he is the only reason they’ll even consider watching the film. Click here to read more
Is Akshay Kumar really bigger than the Khans?
Cineswami questions the claim of the actor’s fans that the box office collections of all his films add up to Rs 2,000 crore
By the Khans we mean of course Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan, in that order, and not the Khan who looked like a pervy uncle in Cocktail i.e. Saif Ali Khan. Now, for the last couple of days Akshay Kumar has been trending worldwide on Twitter. Click here to read more