Navratri festival News
Navratri special: Rajneish Duggall slays the devil with the help of Hanuman Chalisa in 1920!
Even in a seemingly good world there lurks a devil. And here’s a dekho at how our Bollywood heroes defeat the evil one
The devil has made his appearance time and again on the bada parda, mostly to be slain by the positively strong spirit of the hero. And while some bhoots managed to scare us a wee bit, others only made us giggle with every boo. Click here to read more
Navratri Special: Emraan Hashmi challenges corrupt society in Shanghai
The film which focused on corrupt practices prevalent in almost every state of our country today made its impact on the thinking populace, awakening their faith and belief and motivating them to take on the fraudulent system to overcome wrongdoing. On the fifth auspicious day of the Navratri festival, we unleash characters who took on the challenge of dealing with burning issues faced by the nation today.
One such recent cinematic example was Emraan Hashmi in Shanghai, a movie that focused on the India that is not shining. Click here to read more
NAVRATRI SPECIAL: Ajay Devgn wins the battle over criminals in Singham
More often than not policemen are shown to be bribe-taking trouble-making folks in Bollywood films, but director Rohit Shetty presented them as heroes
Rohit Shetty is mostly known for his massy entertainers that rake in the moolah at the BO, but his Ajay Devgn-Kajal Aggarwal starrer Singham was ‘hatke’. Click here to read more
Navratri special: Ayushmann Khurrana wins the battle over society stereotypes in Vicky Donor
What’s wrong with donating sperm? Nothing. Except that it doesn’t fit well with certain rigid minds with rigid ideas. So we dedicate the second day of this nine-day festival to the characters who forced open stereotypes that suffocate our society
Yes, it’s difficult to defy your own family, community and loved ones and stand up for your love. But on the second day of Navratri, we cherish the way Bollywood has stood up against stereotypes and showed us how to fight for our passion. Click here to read more
Navratri special: Ranbir Kapoor wins the battle in Barfi!
They’re not disabled. Their abilities just manifest themselves differently. They overcome more challenges than most other people, which makes them stronger. We’re talking about folks who are differently abled; they overcome challenges every day, each moment gaining, living, winning. We will meet them today, the third day of Navratri, and be more inspired, encouraged, enlightened. Join us….
Remember how Ranbir Kapoor, even though he couldn’t speak, made our lives light up, even though it was only on the big screen? Click here to read more
Navratri Special: Soha Ali Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra & Ranbir Kapoor go blue!
Bollywood goes all colours of the sky to keep up with the festival of Durga Puja this month
Just as they were actively participating in last month’s Ganesh festival, Bollywood stars are celebrating October by sporting the various colours that are traditionally a part of the nine-day Hindu festival. We pick some top B-town celebs who we spotted wearing blue this month, the colour for today (October 17, Thursday), dedicated to Goddess Parvati.
So we have Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu who added just a dash of blue to their outfits at Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor’s pre-wedding bash Click here to read more
When Bollywood heroines embodied the spirit of Durga
In B-town many actors have portrayed some aspects of the Goddess who is synonymous with power and the fight against injustice
Several leading ladies have played really strong characters on celluloid. While some have portrayed the feminine power, the fierceness and the demon-fighting ability of Kali, some have brought forth the perseverance and the patience that Maa Durga stands for. We look at some of the actors who have successfully donned various avatar of the Goddess.Click here to read more