Are Paresh Rawal and Smriti Irani able to give film shoots enough time after becoming MPs?
Not just them, but many other newly elected MP’s are part of many upcoming movies. Are their Parliament commitments stalling film shoots? We wonder…
Smriti Irani, Union HRD Minister and Paresh Rawal, the Lok Sabha Member from the Ahmedabad constituency, have been busy with their new found MP status. They have been spending a lot of time at the Parliament for the monsoon session, which is a good news for the common public but a bad news for the producers of films featuring them. Click here to read more
Moon Moon Sen exuberant at having so many women for company in the Lok Sabha
The Lok Sabha this time has the highest tally of women MPs ever at 61
It is great to have so many women in the Lok Sabha this time, says the glamorous actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen, a first time parliamentarian from the Trinamool Congress. Clad in an off-white sari with a golden border, the stylish actor who is the daughter of legendary Bengali film star Suchitra Sen, says she has already begun her work as a parliamentarian back in her constituency Bankura. Click here to read more
Shyam Benegal’s Samvidhaan: Parliament recreated in Film City! view pics
The acclaimed director is shooting a mini-series based on the drafting of the Indian Constitution
Filmmaker Shyam Benegal has recreated the Central Hall of the Parliament of India in Mumbai’s Film City, for his new project titled Samvidhaan. The mini-series is about the drafting of the Indian Constitution. Click here to read more
Vishwaroopam compromise reached, but controversy continues!
The censor board defends its decision to pass Vishwaroopam without cuts and hits back at Advocate General Shri Navaneetha Krishnan for calling the procedure a ‘scam’
Now that the beleaguered actor/director/writer/lyricist/producer/singer Kamal Haasan has hammered out a deal with Muslim protest groups and the Tamil Nadu government, the film is likely to release in its home state this coming Friday, provided the agreed seven minutes of cuts can be made in time. However, the controversy surrounding the film continues. Click here to read more
Delhi gang-rape case: Amitabh Bachchan’s tribute to the braveheart
The actor writes a poem expressing his feelings after the Delhi rape survivor passes away
Amitabh Bachchan was as affected by the gang-rape and assault of a 23-year-old Delhi paramedical student as any of us. The superstar had been following updates on the girl’s condition, who was critical in the intensive care unit of Safdarjung hospital. He had also been sharing his thoughts condoling the incident on social networking sites, saying this can’t happen in a country that worships goddesses. Click here to read more
Delhi gang-rape case: Bollywood celebs angry and concerned about women’s safety!
Actor and MP Jaya Bachchan was shaken, and broke down in Rajya Sabha over the Delhi bus rape case. Her B-town counterparts Kareena Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Juhi Chawla, Sridevi, Anurag Kashyap, Huma Qureshi and Shekhar Kapur shared their anger
Samajwadi Party MP and Bollywood actor Jaya Bachchan broke down while condemning the gang-rape of a young woman in a moving bus in Delhi. Click here to read more
Farhan Akhtar expresses his anguish at the Delhi gang-rape!
The actor-filmmaker jotted down his feelings about the ghastly rape and torture of a young woman in Delhi, saying the culprits should be treated as terrorists
Farhan Akhtar could not control feelings of deep sadness at the brutal gang-rape and attempted murder of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi. The Bhaag Milkha Bhaag actor and B-town producer expressed his anguish through a poem that he shared on Twitter this morning.
Farhan wrote: Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan want severe punishment for Delhi rape case culprits
The horrific crime has created a furore in the entire country, including the hearts of these Bollywood actors
The gang-rape of a 23-year-old medical intern in Delhi two days ago has elicited responses from everyone on social networking sites, and even threatening to stall the Rajya Sabha in Parliament. Bollywood was not far behind in expressing anguish and anger. While celebs like Kareena Kapoor, Jaya Bachchan, Salman Khan, Anurag Kashyap, Juhi Chawla and Shekhar Kapur were quick to respond, Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan took their time to say what they felt about the crime. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan retrospective at Indian Film Festival, Florence
The veteran Bollywood actor is pretty excited about being at the River To River 2012 Indian Film Festival in Florence
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is looking forward to attending the River To River 2012 Indian Film Festival in Florence, where a retrospective of his films will be held. Click here to read more
BIGG BOSS 6: Will Aseem Trivedi, Munisha Khatwani court controversy?
The Salman Khan-hosted reality show thrives on controversy and this time the makers must be rubbing their hands in glee thanks to the latest developments
Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was invited to participate in Bigg Boss 6 because of the feathers he had ruffled with his cartoons depicting the sorry state of affairs in the country. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate 18th Kolkata Film Festival
The Kolkata International Film Festival will be held from November 10-17, 2012
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will inaugurate the 18th Kolkata Film Festival, scheduled to be held from November 10-17 this year, Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh said. “Amitabh Bachchan responds to Mamata Banerjee, coming to Kolkata, will inaugurate Kolkata International Film Festival on November 10,” Ghosh tweeted. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan start shooting for Ganga Devi!
And while we rejoice at the coming together of this real life couple on the big screen after almost a decade, Big B reveals that it makes him nervous. Here’s why…
We last saw Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan play proud parents to Sahahrukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan in Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2001. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan to Parliament: Want FDI in pharma sector and cheaper drugs
The actor-filmmaker and host of TV show Satyamev Jayate wants reform in the pharma and medical sectors in India
The impact of Aamir Khan’s TV show Satyamev Jayate is unprecedented, even garnering response from the Parliament. He has discussed various issues on the show including female foeticide, dowry, domestic violence, child sexual abuse and medical malpractices. Click here to read more
‘Satyamev Jayate’ impact: Aamir Khan to meet parliamentary panel
The actor has been invited by the panel to discuss his insight into medical malpratices, which he highlighted on his TV show Satyamev Jayate
A parliamentary panel has invited actor Aamir Khan, who exposed malpractices in the medical sector on his Satyamev Jayate TV programme, for an interaction on the issue. He will appear Thursday morning with his team. Click here to read more
Rekha takes oath in the Rajya Sabha
Bollywood’s evergreen beauty Rekha took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, becoming yet another personality from the B-town to enter the portals of Parliament. Rekha turned up in the Upper House at 10.57am. She was wearing a golden brown saree and was greeted by the other members of the House warmly. Click here to read more