Simbu: I wanted my relationship with Hansika to work
The stylish actor talks about his ex-flame Hansika, his ‘so called’ rivalry with Dhanush and his future plans in a candid chat with Bollywoodlife
Currently, the actor is shooting for Gautham Menon’s Achcham Enbadhu Madamaiyada and is all set to start shoot for Selvaraghavan’s untitled commercial film in May. He hasn’t had a film release for over two years which he feels bad about as he says he let down his fans. And his loyal fans have stayed with him through this time and till today have supported him and showered him with love. Simbu says his fans make him strong and as everyone knows, he speaks straight from the heart. In this exclusive interview, he gets talking to me about his career, relationships, marriage and more. Click here to read more
Akshay Kumar: I wasn’t convinced with the script of Special 26
Then what made Akki change his mind? And what changed between Akshay and Anupam Kher while on the sets of this movie? Read on to know Action Kumar’s version of it all…
Akshay Kumar is gearing up to play the role of Ajju in Neeraj Pandey’s Special 26 that’s slated to release on February 8. Click here to read more
Tia Bajpai: I practically live with vampires!
Possession is back, as the banners of 1920: Evil Returns promise. Guess that makes it a perfect time to chat with the possessed woman of the Bhatt camp. And here’s what she has to say….
Tia Bajpai rattles off in a happy tone as she speaks about her extended family in Lucknow, her ten dogs whom she misses most of all and how Mumbai is just like any other city. Click here to read more
Vikram Bhatt: Who listens to critics, anyway!
The adult-movie maker, who is back with the goosebump-inducing 1920: Evil Returns, reveals what irks him and why in a no holds barred conversation
Vikram Bhatt’s 1920: Evil Returns is scheduled to release on November 2. And while we wait to get spooked, we try and get under the skin of the filmmaker to find out why he makes ‘only’ adult movies, what’s wrong with the ‘No smoking’ rule in films and why does his movie feature Tia Bajpai…again? In this straightforward chat, the Bhatt doesn’t hold anything back. Click here to read more
Kunal Kapoor: I want to play the bad guy
But the case is a tad different with Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurrana, says the actor in an interview where he talks about movies, Huma Qureshi and psssst….his relationship status!
On a hot October afternoon, in an almost bare house, Kunal Kapoor looks his fresh and yummy self in a blue striped shirt and denims. And in the easy conversation that follows the actor reveals why Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurrana might not have the stereotypically loud Punjabis, what’s wrong with Huma Qureshi and why he is obsessed with Shaolin monks. Click here to read more
Shahrukh is my first crush: Chitrangda Singh
Dressed in a casual white tee and skinny black pants, nibbling at a sandwich, Chitrangda Singh gets talking about her crush on SRK and how hubby Jyoti Randhawa supports her career decisions
On hubby Jyoti Randhawa
Dismissing rumours of her marriage hitting rock bottom, she says that she feels lucky to have tied the knot with her childhood love. Click here to read more
Tena Desae: Who wants a squeaky clean image?
All set for her new release, Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande, Tena Desae talks about her fascination with romantic movies, her experience of working with Dev Patel and the most interesting of all, her so-called ‘strategy’ to deal with the media…
The first peculiarity you will notice is the spelling of her name. Just when you thought that it’s only the Kapoors and the Johars who resort to numerology for the success of their films, you find that even the newbies have started believing in the power of numbers. “The correct spelling of my name is Tena Desae,” she clarifies. Click here to read more
Abhay Deol – speaking straight from the heart
Christened the ‘thinking actor’, Abhay Deol comes out of hibernation and talks to us about everything under the entertainment roof, just before his movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is set to release on July 15.
Promising to direct a film some day, once he overcomes his fear of the post-production phase, Abhay is completely engrossed with what he is saying. And after he takes a few meditative sips of water and puts on his spontaneity cap, we go further… ZNMD, Irom Sharmila, ideal bucket list…everything under the sun… Click here to read more
Ajay Devgn: The audience just wants entertainment
After a long time, Ajay Devgn has ditched comedy to return to action packed drama with Singham. In a candid chat, the actor speaks about over-intellectualising cinema and the value of hardcore entertainment
Ajay Devgn started out as a reluctant interviewee. Senior journalists say he is a man of few words and tough to pin down. Twenty years on, the superstar has warmed up to media interactions. I land up at his favourite suite in a suburban five-star hotel. Devgn is dressed casually, in denims and shirt, and looks ready for chit-chat. Click here to read more
No bikinis for Ajay Devgn’s new Kajal
The Singham newcomer belongs to a new generation of actors, but the latest hit girl from the south wants to follow her own path when it comes to Bollywood. Kajal Aggarwal, who comes across as a very confident girl, in a candid conversation about her first Hindi film
She is the new Kajal in Ajay Devgn’s life, but the Singham girl is not new to the big screen. Twenty-one-film-old Kajal Aggarwal is Bollywood’s latest import from the Telugu and Tamil film industries. But this is not her first step in Hindi films. Kajal played a small part in the Aishwarya Rai-Vivek Oberoi starrer Kyun! Ho Gaya Na… Also, the pretty girl was born and brought up the heartland of Hindi films (Mumbai), so this film is a homecoming of sorts for her. Click here to read more
Zayed Khan: I am more serious about my career now!
He may not have seen the success he dreamt of in Bollywood, but he has not yet given up. A few mistakes later Zayed Khan is back to films, but this time as an actor and producer. The 30-plus actor opens up candidly on his past follies, present project (Love Breakups Zindagi) and future aspirations
After playing an infidel boyfriend in Anjaana Anjaani, Zee aka Zayed Khan returns to the silver screen with another love drama – Love Breakups Zindagi. The soon-to-be-father-for-the-second-time has not only acted in it, but also produced the slice of life flick along with his close friends actor Dia Mirza and filmmaker Sahil Sangha. At the film’s music launch event Zayed sounded excited and nervous, all at the same time. Not surprising, especially for someone who is taking a second chance at his career. After the event concludes, we sit down for a chit chat…. Click here to read more
Salman Khan: What’s wrong with being a larger-than-life hero?
Not too long ago, ‘realism’ in films was the thing. However, with Wanted and Dabangg, Salman Khan managed to bring back the ’70s type masala entertainer that had critics and audiences alike dancing in the aisles. On a sunny afternoon in Mumbai, the superstar talks about his re-found glory, marriage and Being Human…
Salman Khan is no longer an elusive man. The magic of movies (read film promotions) has enchanted him as well. So there I was at Filmcity waiting for the Dabangg dude to give me some time to chat about Ready, his next film. The actor usually arrives two to three hours later than the designated time, but it’s my lucky day – he arrives only an hour late. Dapper in a light blue T-shirt and black pants, Salman settles down to being friendly… Click here to read more
Zayed Khan: Priyadarshan is eccentric
Lots happened on the sets of Tezz, a movie that features Zayed Khan, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Sameera Reddy and Kangna Ranaut. And here’s what Zayed has to say about it
Shooting for Tezz has been an eventful ride for actor-producer Zayed Khan. From experiencing Priyadarshan’s eccentricities, and making awkward conversations with South-superstar Mohanlal to suffering from a ligament injury while learning Parkour, Zayed talks about what he learned on the sets his upcoming action movie Click here to read more
Priyanka Chopra & Shahid Kapoor not together!
It turns out that the recent buzz about the two actors doing Siddharth Anand’s film is a figment of someone’s fertile imagination
Rumour was that ex-lovers Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor will do Siddharth Anand’s official remake of Tom Cruise’s Knight and Day. This would be their third film together as co-stars, after Vishal Bhardwaj’s Kaminey and Kunal Kohli’s Teri Meri Kahani. Click here to read more
Pia Trivedi: PR is important, but I can’t really fake it!
She started off with a blink and miss appearance in an item song in Bluffmaster. After so many years she has finally got a full-fledged role on her CV and the first person she happened to share screen space with is none other than her school friend Tusshar Kapoor
Now that model-VJ Pia Trivedi has stepped into a new arena, she claims that she’s going to play for keeps.Pia is making her acting debut in the soon to release Hum Tum Shabana and says that performing onscreen is hands down more satisfying than modeling. “I think acting in front of the camera is way cooler. The fashion world looks really glamorous. The high you get walking on the stage for a few seconds is fantastic but it’s not really satisfying. As an actor you get to take yourself higher, whereas the process and the growth in the fashion industry are extremely slow,” she says.
Refuting rumours that she’s planning to write a cookbook soon, Pia wonders where this story came from. Click here to read more