Happy Diwali News
Diwali special: Parineeti Chopra, Nargis Fakhri, Ileana D’Cruz…From lavangi to atom bomb!
We track the journey of a handful of B-town celebs who were barely-known-wannabes until they made that noteworthy transition to headline grabbers in one clean sweep
Who said it’s easy to break into the glitzy world of Bollywood? In today’s age and times, when competition is getting fiercer by the day and the attention spans are at almost-rock bottom, it’s not easy to grab eyeballs. Click here to read more
DIWALI SPECIAL FEATURE: Heroine, Aiyyaa, Joker – Damp squibs of the year
Though 2012 has been a good year for Hindi cinema, there have been some colossal disasters that embarrassed the makers and the actors involved
There is a lot of money riding on Bollywood films, and many households dependent on box office collections. Click here to read more
Dhanteras special: Did Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Vidya Balan, Anurag Basu strike gold?
While many strive for the glitter of golden success in B-town, a coveted few can proudly boast of having achieved it. So who really shone over the past year? We look back…
It’s the first day of Diwali. And while many celebrate Dhanteras by bursting crackers and lighting diyas, we choose to mark the occasion in the most traditional way – by sticking to gold, a metal that’s considered most auspicious on this day. Click here to read more
DIWALI SPECIAL FEATURE: Bollywood’s biggest gambles
There is a lot of money at stake during the Diwali season. Gambling is considered a way to honour the goddess Lakshmi, and filmilog in Bollywood also play some of the biggest games of chance during this time.
Shahrukh Khan releasing his ambitious superhero film RA.One is not as big a gamble as Hema Malini and Himesh Reshammiya simultaneously releasing their films, Tell Me O Kkhuda and Damadamm, respectively, but the two smaller movies will play off against the ginormous one – a great risk in itself. Click here to read more
B-town goes for the GOLD
The person that we presume awaits Diwali with the most excitement is veteran singer Bappi Lahiri
Why?Because it is at this time of year that people shop for gold! Bad jokes apart, the festival starts off with retail therapy for all things shiny and sparkly, Gold is perhaps the most traditionally popular gift exchanged during the festive season, seen everywhere from jewellery to clothes to shoes to art. And just like you and me, B-town goes jazzy every year to mark the festival of lights, Lakshmi and luck. Though not everyone takes Bappida’s glittering route, there is a lot more shine going on. We take you on a blingy journey through Bollywood to mark the beginning of this auspicious festival… Click here to read more