Thursday, April 15, 2010

Nana Patekar Did Not Slap Me: Milind Ukey

On the eve of the release of his film Paathshaala, Milind Ukey tells Jyothi Venkatesh over a cup of tea in the office of producer Ahmed Khan that he would rather make a comedy with a message and meaning like Raju Hirani, than set out to make mindless potboilers like David Dhawan.

What is Paathshaala about?
Paathshaala is basically about the various intrinsic problems which are being faced by not only the students and the

I couldn't resist the offer with Kareena: Chitrangada Singh

Chitrangada Singh’s sudden vanishing act after her classy performance in her debut film Hazaroon Khwaishein Aisi was a fodder for the rumour mongers to go around the town with different tales.

For Chitrangada it was a harsh experience of what glamour brings with it. But that hasn’t deterred the Delhi girl from making a comeback with Sorry Bhai and now she is shooting for another political flick from Sudhir Mishra called Dhruv.

Karan Johar, Shah Rukh Khan to host IPL Awards

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his close friend filmmaker Karan Johar will be hosting the Indian Premiere League (IPL) Awards night to honour best players and performances of the T20 tournament at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai April 23.
The evening, to be telecast on Colors in May, will be a fusion of cricket and entertainment - to be called Cricketainment - with some of India's biggest entertainers - including

Now Hrithik sings for Sanjay Leela Bhansali

It seems Hrithik Roshan is planning to make a strong foothold in the music industry too. After making his singing debut in "Kites", he once again went behind the mike for a song in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Guzaarish".

"Hrithik has sung a song in 'Guzaarish'. His singing is improving day by day and he has sung so well that it's even better than the song he sung in 'Kites', " Hrithik's uncle and composer Rajesh Roshan told.


Starring Vivek Oberoi, 3 Mayas, Assorted Guns & Gadgets

Directed by Kookie Gulati

Rating: **

Look what the cool cat dragged in! It's not a bird (though he does fly across the sky).

It's not a plane (though many of those in many shapes and sizes are seen hovering in the film's spectrally-shot skyline). And it's definitely not Superman. Though Mr Oberoi wouldn't mind being one.

Hey guys, it's our own Vivek Oberoi, playing hard-ball with various girls gadgets gizmos and gimmicks.

'Hang in there mate', Shane Warne tells Shah Rukh

Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Warne had some words of consolation for Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan after his Indian Premier League (IPL)team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) failed to make it to the semi-finals for the third year in a row.

Warne wrote on social networking site Twitter: "Hey buddy you're a champion and your charisma is something (that) I'm sure inspires a lot of people. Hang in there, sport is cruel sometimes."

Click to suggest a title for Kareena-Kajol's 'Stepmom'

Twitter seems to have become a domain for filmmakers to choose the title of their films. After Parvin Dabbas, Karan Johar has dcided to take help from his Twitter fans to finalise an apt name for his upcoming film, a remake of Hollywood movie "Stepmom".

"Hey...our shortlist for 'STEPMOM' title options...which one do you like...'LOVE YOU MAA'...'WE ARE FAMILY'...'HAMESHA and FOREVER'...and 'GHAR'..., " Johar wrote on his Twitter page.

My Kings XI Punjab is not for sale: Preity Zinta

Actress Preity Zinta has once again denied reports that she will sell her stake in the Indian Premier League team Kings XI Punjab and that Videocon is planning to buy it.
"How many times d (the) news has 2 be WRONG about our stake sale! First Hero Honda & now Videocon! Speaks a lot for d (the) quality of news in d (the) country, " she wrote on her microblogging site Twitter.

Who'll be 'Guru of Sex'? Kamal Haasan or Sanjay Dutt?

Almost two decades after his death in his ashram in Pune, charismatic yet controversial preacher "Bhagwan Rajneesh" - also dubbed the "Guru of Sex" due to his advocacy of free sex - is to be resurrected in a film on his life and actors like Sanjay Dutt and Kamal Haasan from the Indian film industry are being considered to play the main lead.
Italian film director Antonino Lakshen Sucameli, an Osho disciple himself, is in talks with production companies

Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Pamela Anderson's new neighbour

Vidhu Vinod Chopra has bought a house in USA’s Beverly Hills, thus becoming the first Bollywood celebrity to own a house in the locality. The Beverley Hills Hotel is right opposite Vidhu’s house.

According to sources, it’s not that hard to believe that Vidhu has purchased a new home in Beverly Hills seeing as how his film, 3 Idiots, is still running successfully, even though it has already been four months since its release. The film has raked in over Rs. 425 crore and is continuing to make money.

People will find my crow more appealing than Shahid

In Ahsaas Channa Ram Gopal has found his own Linda Blair. Remember the child protégée playing the satan- posessed traumatized girl in The Exorcist?
Ahsaas the female child actor who was unintentionally caught in a controversy when she was found to be playing a male child in Karan Johar's Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna without anyone being aware of her real gender, will do the possessed act in Phoonk 2 and the spinoffs that the enterprising Varma has planned for

Ranbir and Katrina dance all night together

According to the latest tabloids buzz, Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor and actress Katrina Kapoor spent the whole night happily dancing together at a night club owned by co-star Arjun Rampal in Delhi recently.
Apparently, the alleged couple was in the capital for the promotion of their upcoming film ‘Rajneeti’ along with other cast and crew members of the film. The film is a political drama directed by Prakash Jha, and is scheduled to be released on June 4.

Hrithik Roshan failed to impress Barbara Mori

There is no doubt that Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori are now best of friends (thanks to the movie Kites), but initially the Mexican damsel was hesitant to work with our Duggu.
According to the latest buzz, when she was approached for ‘Kites’, Barbara was unsure of pairing up with him. But why? Actually the lassie wasn’t aware of Hrithik’s work.
In Bollywood and she visited Youtube to


There has been a rumor spree in Bollywood these days. No sooner we learnt that Sushmita Sen and Vivek Oberoi have become friends again than came the report that she is dating Pak cricketer Wasim .
Though Viveik had been sharing cold vibes for long their newfound friendship has led everyone to believe that there might be more than just friendship between the two.
You may recall that Sush and Vivek

Hansika's passion for guitar!

Child artist-turned-heroine Hansika Motwani, who is set to debut in Kollywood with Dhanush's Maapillai after making her presence felt in both Tollywood and Bollywood, always wanted to play the guitar! So, the rising star recently bought a guitar and also hired a professional guide to teach the basics of the instrument.
"It's an amazing feeling to make music, I feel so rejuvenated playing the guitar and I can't wait to learn more.

Aishwarya Rai to bare all in Hello Magazine

ollywood’s most enigmatic actress Aishwarya Rai will take your breath away as she elegantly (with a touch of seduction) poses for the Hello Magazine this April.
The April 2010 issue is to feature Aishwarya who will bare all for the prestigious magazine. Now, don’t start thinking on those erotic lines.
By bare all, I meant that she would bare her heart out in a candid interview with veteran columnist Shobhaa De.

Sania ignores Shahid for her wedding reception

Love hurts. It's common knowledge that Sania Mirza was linked to Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor in the past but she has ignored him for her wedding reception to be held tomorrow (April 15) in Hyderabad. It is said that Salman Khan’s entire family including his brothers Arbaaz and Sohail have been invited to the wedding reception.

Vivek brings hope to Bollywood through Prince

He was like a wounded lion, waiting for the wounds to heal. He went through bad phase both in his personal and professional lives  failed love and flops. The bad times lasted longer than it should but he never gave up hope. This time, he is back stronger and smarter.
We are talking about Vivek Oberoi.Yes, Vivek not only announced his

Katrina loses while Deepika wins

Katrina Kaif was dropped from an item song due to the cold vibes that she shares with Deepika Padukone. Sajid Khan.
Who is directing Housefull with Akshay and Deepika in the lead was keen to cast Katrina Kaif in an item song in his movie.
As a crowd  puller. But the leading ladies of the movie, Deepika and Lara were not very pleased with the idea and thus.

Katrina Kaif learns how to Bat

The beautiful Indian actress, Katrina Kaif is taking coaching classes to learn how Recently the top Bollywood actress had claimed to bat in a ‘Saree’ but on the film set of director Prakash Jha’s “Raajneeti”, Kat batted while putting on Shalwar Qameez suit.
Her coach was none other than Arjun Rampal who is playing her opposite in the movie.

Action Replay is Ash's first full-on comedy

Aishwarya Rai has three very different films coming up this year, but director Vipul Shah says his film Action Replay will bring to the audiences her first full-fledged comedy.
"Of course comedy, which is the hardest genre to do, is not taken seriously at the awards. But in my film, Aishwarya has done comedy for the first time.
She may have attempted it here and there earlier. But this is her first full-fledged comedy role.

Sania Mirza dated Shahid in the past?

Once bitten, twice shy. Sania Mirza has invited many big personalities like Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Sohail Khan, Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes.
And other to her wedding reception but Shahid Kapoor has been kept of out of her guestlist. It has surprised many because she had claimed.
That they were good friends when the media reported that they were seeing each other.The wedding reception is

Katrina Kaif plays with Farah Khan’s kids

Katrina Kaif got to indulge in her love for babies on the sets of director Farah Khan’s film Tees Maar Khan. Since the movie was being shot at Malshej Ghat well beyond.
The outskirts of Mumbai, Farah had taken her triplets, Czar, Anya and Diva along for the long schedule. And we learnt that the presence of three tots elated Katrina no end.
A small nursery was set up there for the kids to play and after the day’s work Katrina could often be spotted having frolicsome time with the triplets. In fact, not just Kat, everyone on the sets just fell in love with Farah’s three bundles of joy.

Vidya Balan, Konkona Sensharma, Kajol, Rani Mukherjii, Prachi Desai- best in Indian Wear

The obsession for fitness has reached alarming proportions today in Bollywood. Both actors and actresses today are supposed to have perfect body.
And tongues star wagging if they put on a little fat on their body.However, even in this age where survival of.
The fittest is taken to be both literally and figuratively, there are actresses who refuse to be part of this unhealthy race of size zero.
We present here five beautiful actresses who do not have and neither want to have a size zero figue.
They know their bodies well and look good in Indian wear rather than revealing western clothes.
One actress who really looks beautiful in ethnic Indian wear is Vidya Balan.Her dressing sense received.

Aishwarya Rai vs. Katrina Kaif- Summerslam 2010

2010, hitherto, hasn’t been very successful for the Bollywood planet with most of the films biting the dust. Except for Shahrukh Khan’s ‘My Name is Khan’ and Aamir Khan’s ‘3 Idiots’, the response has been lukewarm and discouraging.
But, the summer promises to be hotter as two of the sexiest women gear up for a battle ahead. 1. Katrina Kaif- With the IPL fever set to die down, Bollywood’s next awaited release will feature glam doll Katrina Kaif in the most challenging and meatiest role of her career thus far.
In ‘Rajneeti’ where she plays a woman politician (loosely based on Sonia Gandhi’s life),Katrina has an opportunity to showcase her acting mettle. For a change, she would be wearing a simple sari and not those itsy-bitsy clothes which have made her a perfect eye candy in a slew of hot films.
2. Aishwarya Rai- Don’t blame it

Kareena endorses Pakistani cloth collection

The mega, hot, sexy and well-in-demand actress of Bollywood Kareena Kapoor, who every brand wants to have.
On board as the brand ambassador, is one of those Hindi cinema stars whose star power is not restricted only to India.
But also has transcended across the borders. Kareena is now an international star having a strapping fame and status.
In the world with huge fan following in every corner of the world. She has recently been signed to be.
The brand ambassador of a big Pakistani cloth collection, Firdous. She has done a photo shoot for the brand and is now being seen on every road in Pakistan.
The billboards, featuring the gorgeous and curvaceous Kareena Kapoor, have been placed on all the busy roads.
In Lahore, Karachi and all other cities of Pakistan. The actress, wearing the vibrantly coloured, cool and bright prints of lawn, is looking very gorgeous flashing her usual sweet smile.
Her modeling for Firdous has left behind the top models of Pakistan like Vaneeza and Iman Ali since her billboards and Firdous’s catalogue has grabbed everyone’s attention. Kareena Kapoor has done this photo shoot in Dubai and has been paid a whopping Rs.3 crores to do modeling for the brand.
Apart from Kareena, many top Bollywood celebs like Bipasha Basu (Damas Diamonds), Priyanka Chopra (Nokia) and a few others have also been seen in top brands’ ads of Pakistan on television and billboards. The trend indicates that soon the Bollywood bandwagon would be capturing Pakistan advertising market, since Bollywood stars are adored and loved by the people of Pakistan. The advertisers and big brands know this well.