Mamta Kulkarni, Monica Bedi and Mandakini – actresses with an underworld connection
The U-world’s fascination with B-Town has been quite apparent. Here’s taking a look at some actresses who were lured in by the underworld…
Bollywood and underworld have always had a connection of sorts. From actors and actresses getting calls from famous dons for extortion to producers and directors getting threatened to cast certain actors or actresses in their films, Bollywood has witnessed a lot. Mamta Kulkarni’s recent arrest and then release in Kenya over drug trafficking charges, had us looking back at others who were caught up in similar circumstances… Click here to read more
Bengali bombshell Anjanaa B poses nude for a Hollywood film?
The self-styled Bollywood star will be seen doing some seriously steamy scenes in English filmmaker David Wolfe’s directorial venture
It’s time to mover of the Leones, Malliks, Sawants and Pandeys of B-town. A new item gal is here to take the world of steam and passion by storm. A certain Anjanaa B has been signed on for a Hollywood film. While not much information is available right now, we hear that the hot Bengali bombshell who acted in films like Zilla Gaziabad, Right Ya Wrong and Chashme Baddoor. Click here to read more
Sunny Leone’s sex appeal fit for Julie, The Dirty Picture and Utsav remake!
We know Ms Leone has a long way to go in Bollywood but we list down five Bollywood remakes this starlet should surely do if they get made at all. Coz wethinks the Baby doll gal would redefine these yesteryear blockbusters in her own way
Sunny Leone can certainly act but more importantly she can set the screen ablaze with her sexy image. Well, that’s pretty much the reason why her latest horrex film has got cash registers jingling. Click here to read more
Is Sherlyn Chopra doing a Mandakini?
While most B-town starlets would think twice before doing anything as risqué as this, the controversially colourful Chopra is completely at ease posing in a see-through saree
Those who grew up gorging on Raj Kapoor’s films and enjoying those titillating skin shows will clearly remember the yesteryear starlet Mandakini’s wet saree sequence in the 1985 movie Ram Teri Ganga Maili. The controversial star bared her bosom in a flimsy white saree in a scene where she was shown taking a bath under a waterfall. Click here to read more
Murphy baby: The link between Mandakini & Ranbir Kapoor’s Barfi!
The Ram Teri Ganga Maili actor’s husband was the original Murphy baby – and that brand is the source of the title of Anurag Basu’s next
Anurag Basu’s forthcoming Ranbir Kapoor-Priyanka Chopra-Ileana D’Cruz starrer Barfi! is the most awaited film of the month. Click here to read more
Mandakini, happy birthday!
Born on July 30, 1969 in Meerut as Yasmeen Joseph to a British father and a Kashmiri Muslim mother, Mandakini is a former Bollywood actor best known for her film Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985). Those who grew up gorging on Raj Kapoor’s films will clearly remember Mandakini’s wet sari sequence in the movie. Ram Teri… earned Mandakini a Filmfare best actress nomination. Click here to read more
Holi special: Is Aamir Khan as spotless as ‘white’?
A colour you begin the auspicious festival of Holi with, white can absorb all other colours, giving each a new shade and a new meaning
The most important hue, be it on the colour palette or a Bollywood film, from birth to death, white can represent it all. It’s the colour one ideally wears on the festival. From Amitabh Bachchan in Baghban and Silsila, Akshay Kumar in Waqt, Shahrukh Khan in Darr to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Mohabattein and Action Replayy, all wear white to begin the colourful festival. Click here to read more
Sonakshi Sinha won’t do wet white-sari scene in ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai 2’
The Dabangg starlet has bagged the role based on gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s alleged love interest, Mandakini in Milan Luthria’s upcoming sequel to Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai. But unlike the Ram Teri Ganga Maili sensation, Sonakshi will not expose
Those who grew up gorging on Raj Kapoor’s films (and enjoyed those titillating skin shows) will clearly remember the yesteryear starlet Mandakini’s wet sari sequence in 1985 movie Ram Teri Ganga Maili. The controversial star had bared her bosom in a flimsy white sari in a scene where she was shown taking a bath under the waterfall. Click here to read more
Will Sonakshi Sinha elbow out Kangna Ranaut?
Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha, Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor are reportedly battling it out to play the lead role first offered to Kangna Ranaut. The meaty role in Milan Luthria’s next gangster film is inspired by Mandakini
Yesteryear starlet Mandakini, once linked to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, is said to have inspired the character of a moll in Milan Luthria’s upcoming sequel to Once Upon a Time in Mumbai. Just about a month ago Kangna Ranaut was on the verge of signing up for the role but, much to Kangy’s dismay, the makers of the film are considering other big names now for the lead female character opposite Akshay Kumar. Kangna was part of Once Upon A Time In Mumbai and that resulted in a certain degree of skepticism about her being in the sequel with Akshay and Imran Khan. Click here to read more
Remembering Raj Kapoor!
On this very day 87 yeas ago, Indian cinema’s greatest showman was born – Ranbir Raj Kapoor. We take a look at his life and times
On December 14, 1924, Ranbir Raj Kapoor was born to Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Devi in Peshawar. Since his father was already popular in theatre and films, Raj Kapoor debuted with Inquilab (1935) at the age of 11. But he got his big break 12 years later in the movie Neel Kamal (1947) where he starred opposite Madhubala. By the time he turned 24, he had established his own banner – RK Films. The first movie under this banner was Aag. Raj is remembered as the ‘Charlie Chaplin of Indian cinema’ because he often portrayed a tramp-like figure in his movies. Click here to read more