“Padmavati & Bajirao Mastani are inspired by Lekh Tandon’s Amrapali” - Sanjay Leela Bhansali One of Bollywood’s most underrated directors passed away quietly at the age of 88. Lekh Tandon gave us a slim slew of scintillating cinema starting with the blockbuster Professor in 1962. The oddball comedy paired Shammi Kapoor with, of all people,Lalita Pawar! Many decades later Reema Rakeshnath remake Tandon’s blockbuster –v
Aamir Khan enters Secret Superstar for only half hour The focus of interest in Aamir Khan's new film Secret Superstar is not Aamir Khan. It is Zaira Wasim. Aamir enters the film halfway through the plot, just as he did in Taare Zameen Par, but according to preview audiences he has barely half an hour playing-time A major film personality who saw the film at a special preview says Secret Superstar as another Taare Zam
BREAKING: Kapil Sharma won’t promote Firangi on television There is a rather cruel joke that Kapil Sharma told me about his new film Firangi: “Everyone promoted their films on my show. But now where will I go?” Kapil who is back from rehabilitation and now in the pink of health was drawing attention to the fact that his super-popular show where stars made a beeline to promote their films has been temporarily closed do
Pali Hill Residents' Association object to commercial activity in Kangana Ranaut’s bungalow Kangana Ranaut, on October 2, had announced that she’s brought a bungalow, measuring 3,075 sq feet, at Bandra’s upmarket Pali Hill locality. The spokesperson of the actress had confirmed that the actress, reportedly worth Rs. 20.7 crore, will be used as office space for Kangana’s production house called Manikarnika Films. Howe
SCOOP: Kangana Ranaut changes tracks! Her next movie is NOT Teju but a thriller… Post the controversy with Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut is today in the news for wrong reasons but here is some good news for the actress to cheer for. After her historical film, Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi, gets complete in January 2018, her next film will roll next year. But it is not her directorial debut, Teju but a thriller and
Ajay Devgn set for triple hat-trick with Golmaal Again this Diwali Diwali - This is that season of the year when biggest of the films are most awaited by audiences across the country. The phenomenon has continued to build strong for over a couple of decades now, so much so that every film that arrives in the festive season is being looked at as the next Blockbuster in the offering. Ajay Devgn has been one of the supe...
"Anupam Kher is qualified…But does he have the time?" - Shatrughan Sinha Being specially attached to his alma mater, Shatrughan Sinha is very keenly watching what Anupam Kher will do as the new chairperson of the Film & Television Institute Of India (FTII). Says Sinha, “Anupam is eminently qualified for the job. He knows cinema. He is a capable actor. But would he be able to devote enough time to the workings of th
SCOOP: Baaghi 2 will have very little of Tiger Shroff – Disha Patani’s togetherness For those keen to see Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani together for the first time in Baaghi 2, there is some startling disclaimer to deal with. The real-life couple won’t be seen as a pair in Baaghi 2. According to sources, Disha Patani will be paired with Prateik Babbar in Baaghi 2. “Tiger and Disha play estranged lovers. So they’ve no r
Movie Review: Beauty And The Beast (English) Over the years, Disney has revived many of those classic tales and given it the modern touch. Disney has already given us live-action versions of animated films like ALICE IN THE WONDERLAND, CINDERELLA, SLEEPING BEAUTY and THE JUNGLE BOOK in recent years and some of them have even broken many box office records. What happens when you recreate one of the oldest tales like BE...
Movie Review: Machine Bollywood has always been about stars and godfathers. Very rarely does one see an actor reaching dizzying heights of stardom without the proverbial godfather. This week sees the release of MACHINE, which marks the debut of Mustafa Burmawalla, the son of Abbas Burmawalla aka Abbas (of the famous director duo Abbas-Mustan fame). Will MACHINE see a promising ‘son-rise’ in Bollywood or will it be a ‘