Detective Byomkesh Bakshy director Dibakar Banerjee: The first question that I asked myself was ‘Why make Byomkesh?’
The Shanghai director is back with another fantastic film…
“Why?” was the question that Dibakar Banerjee asked himself while embarking on the journey of adapting Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! as the youthful, dhoti-clad crime solver in the politically volatile era of 1940s Calcutta. Click here to read more
Emraan Hashmi birthday special: 20 most popular songs of the serial kisser!
The Mr X actor turns 36 today…
Born on March 24, 1979, Emraan Hashmi is Click here to read more
Birthday Special: The rise and rise of Emraan Hashmi!
Emmi turns 36 today…
Born on March 24, 1979, Emraan Hashmi has moved on to become one of the biggest names in the film industry. His popularity has risen from humble beginnings and today he stands among the crowd of superstars as one of the strongest. So what all did go into making of this super star? Lets have a limpid glance on his birthday…. Click here to read more
Dibakar Banerjee: I don’t think Detective Byomkesh Bakshy will have any problems with the Censor Board!
The ace director’s upcoming detective saga’s new trailer was launched today…
Dibakar Banerjee has always been associated with films which have pushed the boundaries. Be it Khosla Ka Ghosla, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye, Love Sex Aur Dhoka, Shanghai or Bombay Talkies, all his films have been a notch above the other. However, none of them had ever had to face any flaks from the Censor Board although being on the borderline of the norms. But will all that change now with the new Censor Board members, who profess to even more strict? We wonder… Click here to read more
Kalki Koechlin should win National Film Award for Margarita With A Straw, says Viacom 18 head Ajit Andhare
After being lauded by Aamir Khan, this small film with a big heart gets appreciation from the Viacom 18 head honcho…
Kalki Koechlin has been known to give stellar performances from time to time. That Girl In Yellow Boots, Dev D, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Shanghai, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Ek Thi Daayan, Happy Ending and so on. She is back with another stellar performance in Margarita With A Straw. Her performance has already won her many awards at various film festivals across the globe. Click here to read more
Qissa trailer: Irrfan Khan, Tisca Chopra and Tillotama Shome’s Punjabi drama is one of its kind!
The much acclaimed film which has been doing film festival rounds, will finally release for audiences at large…
After giving award winning performances in Paan Singh Tomar, The Lunchbox, Life of Pi, Haider and more Irrfan Khan is back with another scintillating film, Qissa, which also stars Tisca Chopra, Tillotama Shome and others. The trailer reveals how a Sikh obsessively wishing for a male heir is gifted with a baby girl. Instead of accepting it, he fights the truth with his own bunch of lies. This fight of Umber Singh in Qissa against his destiny might find a lot of takers in mainstream cinema too. Click here to read more
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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Badlapur, New York, Bombay, Shanghai – Film titles that taught us Geography!
Here’s taking a look at films that borrowed their names from geographical locations…
Geography has always had a very crucial role to play in Bollywood. Be it using scenic locations as backdrops or borrowing names from places, we’ve seen it all. It could be just a fad or to intrigue the audience or it might be representing the movie on more than one level as is the case with the most recent Varun Dhawan film, Badlapur. That the story is set in Badlapur could be one of the reasons but it also highlights the main theme of the film – Badla (Revenge). Whatever the reason, we have quite an extensive list of place inspired movie names. Here’s enumerating a few: Click here to read more
Emraan Hashmi: Alia Bhatt shouldn’t be called the serial kisser!
Awaiting a big release, Raja Natwarlal, Emraan Hashmi, seems to be in a pretty jovial mood when we caught up with him at the Disney UTV Office. The actor in a small tete-a-tete opens up about his last film’s failure, his future projects and about his equation with Alia Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt. Excerpts… Click here to read more
Humaima Malick: I thought Emraan Hashmi would be shameless!
The Pakistani actor though that Emraan would be like his screen characters
Humaima Malick, who will be seen sharing screen space with Emraan Hashmi in Raja Natwarlal, says she initially thought the actor would be similar to his on-screen avatar of a shameless brat. Click here to read more
Dibakar Bannerjee’s and Yash Raj Films’ production Titli is Kanu Behl’s autostory
The Bombay Talkies director came together with Yash Raj Films to produce Kanu Behl’s directorial venture Titli, which went on to be the official selection at Cannes for the Un Certain Regard category. Is Titli autobiographical? Read on to find out…
In the press meet held at the Yash Raj Film studio for Dibakar Bannerjee and YRF’s next production Titli, an elated Kanu was seen talking about his directorial debut with utmost conviction.Click here to read more
Dibakar Bannerjee’s and Yash Raj Films’ production Titli at Cannes does not represent Bollywood!
At a press show held for Dibakar Bannejee’s and Yash Raj Films’ upcoming production Titli, the filmmaker reiterated his stance that his film does not represent Bollywood in the international film festival. Read on to know more… Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Emraan Hashmi or Jackky Bhagnani: Who is an inspiring leader?
The general elections are just around the corner. Young India is in search of dynamic leaders who can pull the country out of the relentless social and economic gloom with their awe-inspiring leadership skills. Cinematically speaking, many B-town heroes have given us hope with their incredible endeavours. Take a look at these stalwarts from reel life and tell us who can become a role model in real life too when it comes to inspiring young minds and bring about a much-needed change
With election being the buzz word, our B-town movie makers are eager to cash in on anything that can bring about a social change, for the better. From the baap of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan using his supernatural prowess in his forthcoming movie Bhoothnath Returns to contest an election to bring some order in the politically and morally corrupt society, young lad Jackky Bhagnani is eager to introduce a movement of sorts to place India on the global map and give the country its rightful due. Click here to read more
Emraan Hashmi, happy birthday!
The Shanghai actor turns 35 today
Born on March 24, 1979, Emraan Hashmi is one of the most sought after actors in Bollywood today. He made his acting debut with Vikram Bhatt’s Footpath and followed it with the erotic thriller Murder, which emerged as a box office success. Click here to read more
Abhay Deol, happy birthday!
The Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara actor turns 38 today
Born on March 15, 1976, Abhay Deol made his Bollywood debut in 2005 with Imtiaz Ali’s Socha Na Tha for which he received critical acclaim for his performance, with many critics branding him as promising. Click here to read more