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Is Vidya Balan aping Sonam Kapoor?
The Ooh la la girl made us ask oh, why why with her recent appearance… and it looked like a bad imitation of Sonam’s style
Earlier this year, Sonam Kapoor had rushed to Vidya Balan’s aid by defending Vids’ appearances at a film festival. Now, it seems like Vidya is either taking advice from the style diva or has blindly drawn inspiration from Sonam. Click here to read more
Is Vidya Balan feeling threatened by slimmer actors?
The Kahaani actor loves her curves, but currently is on a weight losing spree! Why?
A little birdie tells us that Vidya Balan is on a strict diet as she wants to shed her extra kilos. Well, she isn’t putting in all these efforts to blend in with the other actors Click here to read more
IIFA Awards 2012 nominations: ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ vs ‘The Dirty Picture’
Click to read the nomination list of the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards
Zoya Akhtar’s road movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is leading the nomination pack of the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards with 14 nods, while Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture follows closely behind with 13. Click here to read more
Shreya Ghoshal birthday special: The singer’s most memorable songs
Shreya, who is considered one of the most magical singers of this generation, turns 29 today
Born on March 12, 1984 Shreya Ghoshal made an early entry into Bollywood at the age of 16. After winning the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, she got a quick break in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas, in which she became the playback voice of both Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit. Click here to read more
Women’s Day special: Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan: Who is the strongest leading lady?
This Women’s Day, we take a look at the female actors who are fighting to make a place for themselves in a male dominated industry
Even today, box office success in Bollywood is attributed mainly to the male stars involved in a project and filmmakers spend big bucks to cast a big heroes in their films. Sadly, while there is a long list of male stars that includes Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor – who are all staking their claim at the turnstiles – there are only about three or four female stars who command any kind of respect at the BO. Click here to read more
Bappi Lahiri 60th birthday: Singer keeps a low profile due to Bal Thackeray’s death
Bappi da avoids grand celebrations as a mark of respect for the Shiv Sena supremo
Born on November 27, 1952, India’s disco king Bappi Lahiri turns 60 today, and he is quite excited about reaching this important landmark in his life. Click here to read more
AIYYAA song Dreamum wakeupum: Is Rani Mukerji copying Vidya Balan?
Rani Mukerji’s item number in Aiyyaa looks freakishly similar to Vidya Balan’s iconic track from The Dirty Picture
Ever since the release of No One Killed Jessica, rumour mongers have been murmuring about a rivalry between Rani Mukerji and Vidya Balan. Click here to read more
Will Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah & Vidya Balan come together for Sujoy Ghosh’s ‘Badla’?
The Kahaani director is busy writing his next revenge drama
After the super success of his Vidya Balan-starrer, Sujoy Ghosh has become the toast of B-town. Speculations about his next film had begun a few weeks ago and buzz was that he was making a sequel to Kahaani. Click here to read more
Vidya Balan: We are used as a high-profile punching bag
The Dirty Picture actor is enraged as her National Award-winning film was banned from screening on prime time TV
Vidya Balan is boiling with anger these days. Her national award winning film The Dirty Picture was scheduled to air on Sony Television at 12pm and 8pm on Sunday, but a last minute verdict by the Information and Broadcast Ministry of India stalled the broadcast of the film. What irritates Vidya more than anything else is the fact that the ban on the telecast came after the High Court had already cleared the 2011 hit with 59 cuts and issued a U/A certificate. Click here to read more
Veena Malik is all set to get ‘dirty’ down south
The Gali Gali Chor Hai item girl hasn’t found many takers in Bollywood, which is why she will be seen doing the south remake of The Dirty Picture instead of a major film in Hindi
She shot to fame with her controversial appearance in Bigg Boss 4 and has been around for a while now. She was last seen doing the ‘Channo’ item number in the Akshaye Khanna-starrer Gali Gali Chor Hai. Not only did the movie tank at the BO, but even the item song couldn’t do much for Veena Malik. Click here to read more
Happy Birthday, Shreya Ghoshal
As the singer turns 28, we look at the songs that made Shreya the most iconic singer of her generation
Shreya Ghoshal started her singing career at the age of 16, when Sanjay Leela Bhansali spotted her on the sets of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. He was so mesmerised by the young singer’s voice that he made her an offer instantly: to be the voice of Paro in Devdas, in 2000. The film released a couple of years later and Shreya picked up several awards – including a National Award and a Filmfare trophy – for the Best Playback Singer (female). Click here to read more
Why did Vidya Balan lose out to Mallika Sherawat?
The Jalebi bai girl won the ‘Sexiest Vegetarian Female’ poll conducted by PETA even though she was competing with the Ooh la la babe
Recently, Mallika Sherawat and Why this kolaveri di singer-actor Dhanush were voted the ‘Hottest Vegetarian Celebrities 2011’ in a poll conducted by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). While we weren’t surprised with the Youtube sensation Dhanush walking away with the tag, we were really rooting for Vidya Balan all through, especially after she set temperatures soaring with her dare-bare ‘dirty’ act in director Milan Luthria’s The Dirty Picture. Click here to read more
When Naseeruddin Shah got a chance to dance
Known for his serious art-house performances, The Dirty Picture actor finally got to let his hair down
In his illustrious career as an actor, Naseeruddin Shah hasn’t been seen doing typical Bollywood dance items, other than an odd Oye oye in Tridev. Milan Luthria’s latest film presented to him an opportunity to put his dancing shoes to use. And wethinks Naseer did ample justice to it! Click here to read more
When Tusshar Kapoor was horrified by Sridevi
As a kid, The Dirty Picture actor wasn’t happy to see his dad with an unknown actor in Himmatwala
Star kids of Bollywood are a lucky bunch and Tusshar Kapoor is definitely one of them. They virtually grow up in the studios, screening halls and recording rooms and by the time they grow up, they are all set for a grand debut. Click here to read more
Now, ‘Dirty’ Vidya Balan has her own ‘Secret’
The Dirty Picture actor might just land her first endorsement deal with an international lingerie line
Vidya Balan’s detractors might be thinking she is going overboard with her saucy acts to promote her new film The Dirty Picture, but those very moves may prove to be very profitable for the actor. Buzz is that Vidya is being considered by an international lingerie brand, Victoria’s Secret, to endorse their product line in India. The brand’s managers feel she has just the right figure for their target audience in the country. We agree! Click here to read more