Sex Aur Dhokha News
Why was Sushant Singh Rajput’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’s spelling changed?
The Shanghai director wanted a change in title to grab people’s attention
To make the name of his Hindi film more attractive, Bollywood Director Dibakar Banerjee has changed the spelling of his upcoming fictional detective film Byomkesh Bakshi. In the first poster of the film, the name has been written as Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!.
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Rajkummar Rao: Queen is Kangana Ranaut’s Shahid!
With one National award and two big films yet to release, it seems the Shahid actor has become greedy with roles. Read on to find out more
Actor Rajkummar Rao who is riding high on the success of his National award-winning film Shahid, said that he will not accept any small roles from now on. The Kai Po Che actor who did small but prominent roles in films like Love, Sex aur Dhokha, Talaash and Queen told this to Bollywoodlife while promoting his next with Vishesh Films titled Citylights. Click here to read more
MTV SOUND TRIPPIN: ‘LSD’ composer Sneha Khanwalkar makes music
Dibakar Banerjee’s fave music director turns TV show host
Young Sneha Khanwalkar is only the fourth woman music director in Bollywood to have worked on feature films, but she does not like to be addressed as one. She began composing with Ram Gopal Varma’s Go and later did Ruchi Narain’s Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow. However, she tasted success with Dibakar Banerjee‘s Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye soundtrack, also creating music for his groundbreaking film LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha. Click here to read more
The audience is ‘Ready’
The august Cineswami was inspired to pen this piece after reading Anupama Chopra’s excellent disquisition on how mainstream Bollywood audiences heap opprobrium on film critics when they criticise hit films like Ready
Now, Cineswami is not a critic, though he (or she as the case may be) has the annoying royal tendency of referring to himself or herself in the third person or indeed, frequently use difficult words like ‘disquisition’ or ‘opprobrium’ that are also annoying to the lay Bollywood fan. Rather, Cineswami is a film trade pundit who wades through the mire that is the minutiae of film business so that you don’t have to. Click here to read more
Emraan Hashmi favours ‘Jannat 2’ over ‘Shanghai’
After working with National Award-winning film director Dibakar Banerjee in Shanghai, Emraan Hashmi is unavailable for the film’s promotional event
The ultimate serial kisser of B-town is finding himself in a catch-22 situation. While Emraan Hashmi is excited about his quirky role in political thriller Shanghai, the 33-year-old star is also occupied with his other forthcoming release, Jannat 2. Directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Shanghai looks promisingly different and is slated to release on June 8. The talented director wants Emraan for a promotional event with Abhay Deol, but since Emraan is busy shooting Jannat 2, he can’t afford even a single day off. Click here to read more