Delhi International Film Festival to honour Subhash Ghai, Ghulam Ali
Many dignitaries including showman Subhash Ghai and ghazal supremo Ghulam Ali are set to be honoured at Delhi International Film Festival
The organisers of the Delhi International Film Festival (December 20-27) have decided to turn a blind eye to Subhash Ghai’s failing directorial career that includes recent dud Kaanchi and instead focus on his glory days by conferring upon him a lifetime achievement award. Ghai’s best includes Kalicharan, Vishwanath, Gautam Govinda, Krodhi, Karz, Vidhata, Hero, Meri Jung, Karma, Ram Lakhan, Saudagar, Khal Nayak, Pardes and Taal. The rot set in with Yaadein and continued with Kisna, Black & White, Yuvraaj and now Kaanchi. Perhaps the award should an indication to Ghai that since prestigious institutions are now recognising his past achievements, it is now time to hang up his boots. Click here to read more
How is Subhash Ghai planning to relaunch Mukta Music?
The showman has brought out only one film under his music label
Subhash Ghai’s films have always been known for great music. Although, his last film Yuvvraaj launched its music under the T-Series label, Ghai now plans to revive his home banner Mukta Music with his forthcoming film, Kaanchi. Click here to read more
Is Subhash Ghai desperate for a directorial hit?
The showman, who is returning behind the camera with Kaanchi has high hopes from the film
Subhash Ghai – the ultimate showman of the Hindi film industry gave us masterpieces like Karz, Hero, Pardes, Taal and so on in the 80s and 90s. Click here to read more
Does Ranbir Kapoor fit into dad Rishi Kapoor’s shoes?
Ranbir is a doting son, so much so that the actor wants literally to follow in Daddy dearest’s footsteps…
We saw Ranbir Kapoor emulating the Kapoor khandaan biggies in his debut film Saawariya and he did a good job. Click here to read more
Rishi Kapoor walks out of the sets of Subhash Ghai’s Kaanchi
The veteran actor recently lost his cool and stormed out when he was asked to re-shoot a scene
Rishi Kapoor has won millions of hearts with his charming onscreen personality. But off screen, Ranbir Kapoor’s daddy dearest is quite hard to handle considering his infamously raging temper. The Karz actor who is working with Subhash Ghai after 32 years made a dramatic exit from the sets of his upcoming film, Kaanchi. Click here to read more
Rishi Kapoor: I’m happy that Ranbir is serious about his career
Rishi Kapoor gets talking about his son, current heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor, and also about his own second innings in Bollywood
Rishi Kapoor admits that “films are our family business”, is happy that his son Ranbir entered filmdom. He praises him for taking an unconventional route to stardom without his help. Rishi said, “I am very proud that my son is trying to keep the Kapoor flag flying. I always encourage him and want him to do better work.” Click here to read more
Pran to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke AwardThe veteran actor will receive the prestigious award for his contribution to Indian cinema
Pran Krishan Sikand, 93, fondly known as Pran, will be conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the flawless performances he has delivered over the years. Click here to read more
When Subhash Ghai met Steven Spielberg at the Ambani house party…
Our very own showman was more than delighted to meet and greet Steven Spielberg at a lavish party organised for the Hollywood filmmaker
Subhash Ghai just can’t stop thanking Tina Ambani for introducing him to Steven Spielberg at a recent party thrown by Anil Ambani and Tina in honour of Click here to read more
Veteran actor Pran hospitalised
Popular baddie of the ’60s and ’70s was admitted in the hospital. A spokesperson of the Lilavati Hospital however explains that there is no need to worry. “Pran is hospitalised here. He was admitted on Friday. He is here for just a routine check-up and is doing fine,” said Suhir Dagaonkar. “I can’t talk about his discharge dates right now. But he is fine,” said Dagaonkar. Pran, the quintessential villain in movies like Brahmachari, later went on to expand his repertoire in films like Zanjeer, Karz and Don. The legendary actor is 92-years-old now and still going strong. BollywoodLife wishes him a speedy recovery.
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Who is Subhash Ghai’s new girl?
The director recently claimed that his new heroine – he is still searching for her – in his new film Kaanchi will become a successful superstar
Subhash Ghai is scouting for a new face for his next film, a project called Kaanchi. And he thinks that whoever is chosen to play the lead role will become famous overnight. Click here to read more
Simi Garewal, happy birthday!
The yesteryear diva who revived her career as an eminent television personality hosting some of the most watched talk shows, celebrates her 65th birthday today
Born in Delhi on October 17, 1947, Simi Garewal is a well known Bollywood actor and talk show queen who has hosted programmes like Rendezvous With Simi Garewal and India’s Most Desirable. Simi is known in the industry for her unmatchable style and sophistication, gift of the gab and charmingly evergreen personality. Click here to read more
Rishi Kapoor birthday special: The actor behind the chocolate boy!
As Rishi Kapoor turns 60 today, we look at the roles that made him one of the most charming and versatile stars
Born on September 4, 1952, Rishi Kapoor made his debut in as a young lover in Mera Naam Joker (1970) under his home banner RK Films, directed by daddy Raj Kapoor. He made his debut as lead hero in Bobby (1973), also his father’s film. Click here to read more
Kancha, Mogambo, Gabbar, Shakal…the greatest villains of Bollywood cinema
Bollywood’s bad guys have better lines, better outfits, better babes, more gadgets and way more fun before they go out in the climax reel with a bang
Agneepath, the first success of 2012, firmly establishes the return of that Hindi movie staple—the villain. For almost two decades, the director trinity of Sooraj Barjatya, Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra, who championed family values and pretty people in love, had effectively banished the baddie from Bollywood. But Agneepath’s Kancha, played by a manically grinning Sanjay Dutt, a hairless man given to reciting the Gita as he hangs people, has brought the over-sized, over-wrought villain centrestage. Raavan is back (ironically, midwifed by the same Karan who had helped oust him). Click here to read more
IIFA Awards 2012: Ranbir and Rishi Kapoor set the stage on fire! See pics
The father-son duo performed to each other’s songs at IIFA Singapore
Actors Ranbir and Rishi Kapoor set the stage on fire in Singapore on Saturday at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards by performing together for the first time. Click here to read more
DANGEROUS ISHHQ trailer: Karisma Kapur is back
Watch the trailer of Vikram Bhatt’s ambitious 3D film about reincarnation
What was initially supposed to be an ‘erotic thriller’ by Vikram Bhatt, was changed to ‘suspense thriller’ the moment Karisma Kapur (spelt as Kapoor in the credits) came on board. People may or may not like his films, but Vikram is one of the few filmmakers who has been constantly churning out thrillers. In Dangerous Ishhq, he has upped the ante, especially because it is Karisma’s comeback film. She was last seen dancing with Shahrukh Khan in the Deewangi song in Om Shanti Om. Others who will be seen sharing screen space with Karisma in Dangerous Ishhq are Rajniesh Duggall, Jimmy Shergill and Arya Babbar among others. Click here to read more