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Salman Khan goes head to head with regional superstars
It’s time for some filmi gyaan…
Endemol India, best known for its game show Kaun Banega Crorepati hosted by the redoubtable Amitabh Bachchan, has taken its first step in Bollywood with Traffic, a remake of Click here to read more
Naseeruddin Shah, happy birthday: The actor gears up for Dedh Ishqiya!The A Wednesday star turns 63 today and we hope he has a rocking birthday
Born on July 20, 1950, Naseeruddin Shah’s performances have always been an absolute delight to watch. The actor started his career with Nishant in 1975 and since then he has been mesmerizing us with his mature and intense acting. Click here to read more
Pankaj Kapur birthday special: The versatile actor’s Jalwa continues at 59!
In his three decade long career, one of the most cherished thespians of B-town has acted in over 40 films and continues to charm us even today with his jalwa… or shall we say, histrionics!
Born on May 29, 1954, Pankaj Kapur turns 59 today. Over the years, the Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron star has been known for his versatile acting and squeaky clean image. And just like his image, his movie titles too Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah and Vidya Balan in Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla
For the first time ever, the two thespians will be seen sharing screen space in the National Award-winning filmmaker’s forthcoming movie
The relatively less experienced filmmaker of our times, (mind you: not less talented) Sujoy Ghosh has managed to achieve what other experienced and established directors could only wish for. After winning Click here to read more
Women’s Day Special: Where are Bollywood’s women bonding films?
Cineswami takes a look at the great female bonding films that Bollywood has produced, and also reports that a new girl-bonding movie is being planned
Today is International Women’s Day, as every media outlet will remind you, unless of course you live under a rock where gender issues may not be as pronounced. The big release today is Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster, but the hit of the year so far has been male bonding tale Kai Po Che! Click here to read more
Disney-UTV reveals Tamil plans for 2013
The production house will execute some of its ambitious plans in the coming year
Far from being content basking in the near-universal critical acclaim for Kai Po Che, Disney-UTV has revealed ambitious plans to breach the Tamil citadel. Operating on the principle that nothing succeeds like success, Disney-UTV has re-teamed with director Sundar C (whose wife happens to be Kushboo). Click here to read more
Simple Superstar ready for big screen debut: watch trailer!
YouTube phenomenon Wilbur Sargunaraj’s film Simple Superstar‘s promos are causing ripples online. Cineswami tells us more about the man and his movie
It’s finally happening. YouTube phenomenon Wilbur Sargunaraj is nearly done with his cinematic debut Simple Superstar and the film is all set to premiere at a prestigious international film festival this summer. Click here to read more
Pankaj Kapur: Imran Khan is becoming a very fine actor
One of the finest actors in Hindi cinema talks about his new film, Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, his young co-star Imran Khan, his newly discovered dancing prowess, his son Shahid Kapoor’s marriage plans, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron and much more. Meet Pankaj Kapur….
For about three decades now Pankaj Kapur has been one of Bollywood’s most powerful actors. Proving his mettle equally in arthouse and commercial cinema, he’s given the Indian audience more than the Click here to read more
Why did Naseeruddin Shah want to throw the Swiss cake?
Those who have watched Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron will understand why the actor decided to throw the specially made Swiss cake
Kundan Shah’s 1983 cult classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron hit the screens once again recently, revived by public demand. The satire has certainly stood the test of time, with film buffs choosing to revisit the classic black comedy time and again. Click here to read more
When Shakti Kapoor said: Listen, listen people of the world…
…biggest of all is Mr Gogo! Wasn’t that a funny line? Though the genre of comedy films has been shamed by filmmakers these days, there was a time when Bollywood produced some really hilarious films which made us roll on the floor laughing out loud to the point of tears
Comedy is one of the most ‘bankable’ genres in Bollywood – the audience is happy and the makers laugh all the way to the bank. Sadly though, the quality of comedy films has gone from bad to worse in the past few years. Filmmakers try to play to the gallery but instead insult our intelligence with their trying-to-be slapstick humour, and insensitive jokes about homosexuality and flatulence thrown in for good measure. With Sajid Khan’s latest comedy Housefull 2 releasing soon, we took a moment to look back at the films which were genuinely funny and make us laugh even after repeated viewings.Click here to read more
All the audience wants is entertainment: Ajay Devgn
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 entertainmentClick here to read more