15th Mumbai Film Festival: Konkona Sen Sharma on jury alongside international heavy hitters
Cineswami gives us a lowdown on what’s happening at this year’s MAMI Film Festival
Her marriage may be on the rocks and her Bollywood career in the doldrums after Ek Thi Daayan where she unwittingly played herself, but Konkona Sen Sharma is definitely keeping busy. She has a Bengali film called Shesher Kobita, based on a Rabindranath Tagore story, but that’s opposite Rahul Bose, not much different from playing a witch. Meanwhile, she’s been also approached to play a prostitute in Ankush Bhatt’s Kamathipura Click here to read more
Was Osama bin Laden shot dead while watching Sunny Leone’s steamy videos?
Ram Gopal Varma claims that his sources tell him that the world’s most wanted terrorist was watching Jism 2 actor’s porn when American troops attacked his hideout in Pakistan
In a sensational tweet that can act as a huge PR drive for pornstar-turned-Bollywood actor Sunny Leone’s upcoming film Jism 2, director Ram Gopal Varma has come up with classified information. “Osama had a stack of Sunny Leone videos in his Abbotabad compound. My source tells that he was watching her video when he was shot dead!” tweeted the maverick director. Click here to read more
SHAKAL PE MAT JA Movie Review: What was that about?
The film could have been a laugh riot, but misses the bus
Sometimes a movie comes along that is surprisingly watchable, even though it may not have popular stars or a big banner backing it. Often, it comes and goes faster than the proverbial speeding bullet – or was that G.One? – with enough madness to make a lasting impression, a la Tere Bin Laden, and sometimes it is of a similar genre, but without the chutzpah to become a sleeper hit. Shakal Pe Mat Ja is something of the latter kind, where chaos rules and lunacy prevails with no real aim or intention, missing the target ever so closely and leaving the viewer wondering what that was all about. Click here to read more