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Movies

Keanu Reeves in New York subway: Some stars are simple

This guy reading the newspaper on the subway is Keanu Reeves.  And he is travelling in the New York subway just like other millions of commuters.  It seems that the New Yorkers either don’t care or are just acting cool.  However, he not just travels in public transport but

22 Apr 13 1 min read
Business

How a Movie Trailer can predict its success

Tonight is the Oscar night.  A night when the well made movies triumph.  But what happens on the Box Office?  Does a movie trailer make it a success?  Can it predicts how well it will do?  Well, one company does think so. > According to the Innerscope Research [http://innerscoperesearch.com/

24 Feb 13 2 min read
Movies

Shilpa Shetty visits Mahakumbh and takes a Dip at Triveni

Shilpa Shetty and parents doing the process at Maha Kumbh with Swami Chidananda Shilpa Shetty, the Indian Actress, took the dip at Maha Kumbh yesterday.  She was tweeting her way to the kumbh.  Her dip and the process was handled by Swami Chidananada of Parmartha Niketan. > En route 2 the

15 Jan 13 1 min read
India

6 Trends that Occurred in Bollywood in 2012

THe year 2012 was a great year for the Bollywood films.  A phenomenon which had started with Ghajini a few years back – of megahits earning Rs 100 crores – suddenly became a rush.  This year therefore brought several things into vogue that should change the way things are done in the

28 Dec 12 4 min read
Achievement and Leadership

Indian Media Onslaught in Pakistan

This, as we discussed earlier, is a very common topic on the Pakistani channels.  And, it is interesting to see the views of the Pakistani media people ABOUT the media and its showing. I was kind of intrigued – not entirely shocked though (I expect a lot of things from Pakistani

14 Dec 12 3 min read
Creative

Shailendra: The Great Hindi Lyricist of Bollywood

Today is Shailendra’s Death Anniversary (December 14).  And it also happens to be Raj Kapoor’s Birth Anniversary!  Dedicating this song to BOTH of them, which happens to be one of my all-time favorites! Shailendra (August 30, 1923 – December 14, 1966) was born Shankardas Kesarilal.  He was by far

14 Dec 12 7 min read
Creative

Pakistani media’s obsession of Indian TV and movies

This is one of the favorite topic amongst the Pakistani TV anchors.  They have pride – which they should, everyone has – for their work and country; and are against India and Indian content on media.  They view it as a cultural invasion.  And in this program, this popular Pakistani anchor creates

11 Dec 12 1 min read
Creative

Confirmed: Kareena didn’t convert on marriage

For the Bollywood crazy country like India, Saif and Kareena’s wedding was a big event.  One of the most important question that remained in everyone’s mind was – if Kareena Kapoor had converted to Islam on marriage.  In Islam, this is mandatory so many thought it was obvious.  While

08 Dec 12 2 min read
Creative

Pakistani actors/ celebs: their money needs and career inroads in India vs their National Arrogance

Pakistan and India are locked in a strange situation. First, Pakistanis aren’t happy that Indian stars and models are endorsing products in ads that are beamed on their TV.  So, they want these ads banned [http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/bollywood/news-interviews/Pakistani-panel-calls-for-ban-on-ads-with-Indian-models/articleshow/17427916.cms] .  This was suggested

01 Dec 12 2 min read
Business

PVR to acquire Cinemax properties: What does it mean for Film Releases and Investors?

PVR Ltd. is acquiring [http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/media/entertainment-/entertainment/pvr-buys-cinemax-promoters-entire-stake-for-rs-394-98-crore/articleshow/17415370.cms] 95.27% stake in Cinemax India.  Cinemax chain of multiplexes, are owned by the Kanakia Group, and operates 138 screens in 39 locations across the country.  PVR, on the other hand, owns 158

29 Nov 12 4 min read
Creative

Nenjukulle song from Tamil movie Kadal goes viral

A very soothing and beautiful Tamil Song seems to have hit the imagination of people and has gone viral.Nenjukulle.  It is composed by AR Rahman and is in yet to be released Mani Ratnam’s movie Kadal.  It is sung by 24-year-old Shakthisree Gopalan, a new talent who has

14 Nov 12 2 min read
Business

Is Netflix preparing to launch its service in India?

Netflix has come out with a new job ad that suggests this movie distribution juggernaut may be entering India very soon. This is what the ad is looking for [http://jobs.netflix.com/jobsListing.html?id=NFX00144]: > We are looking for highly motivated individuals with the right mix of technical,

22 Oct 12 1 min read
Movies

Why “Oh My God” Exposes Spiritually Weak Hindus

Hinduism or Sanatan Dharma – which means Eternal Law – has an interesting nemesis.  The Hindu. The Hindu of today is a religionist.  He has been drenched in the paradigm of religion – complete with contextual and made-up morality, ethics, and principles as well as ideological nonsense – so deeply, that he has turned

09 Oct 12 6 min read
Drama

Barfi: Ranbir Kapoor makes you want to fall in love again!

Ranbir and Priyanka: great performances!Bollywood’s Kapoor family has provided some of the finest Cinematic talents to the Indian film industry.  In Prithviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor and even Rishi Kapoor – some of the finest actors seen on Indian screen.  Shammi Kapoor wasn’t a great actor but

22 Sep 12 3 min read
Movies

Rajesh Khanna, from Super-stardom to Lonely Darkness

Rajesh Khanna was India’s first Super Star.  Some say he could do with his eyes what other men couldn’t do with their entire body. His mannerisms, his smile, his dialog delivery, the way he would look on when someone had already left the scene, his way of sharing

21 Jun 12 1 min read
Creative

Desi Boyz: Insult to Intelligence

The movie is billed to be a comedy drama directed by Rohit Dhawan, son of David Dhawan.  It stars Akshay Kumar as Jerry or Jignesh, John Abraham as Nick Mathur, Deepika Padukone as Radhika Awasthi, Chitragandha Singh as Professor Tanya Sharma and Desi Boyz Posteras Suresh Awashi – Radhika’s father.

13 Jan 12 2 min read
Movies

New Theme arrived – The new and awesome WordPress theme!

Byfleet was in a tumult; people packing, and a score of hussars, some of them dismounted, some on horseback, were hunting them about. Three or four black government waggons, with crosses in white circles, and an old omnibus, among other vehicles, were being loaded in the village street. There were

11 Jan 11 4 min read
Movies

Bullock locks lips and Best Actress award with Streep

At the 15th annual Critics’ Choice Awards Friday night, Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep tied for the Best Actress category.  When Bullock walked up to give get her award and give her speech, she went and kissed Meryl Streep and hugged her.  It was a quick peck but still has

18 Jan 10 1 min read
Movies

Bullock locks lips and Best Actress award with Streep

At the 15th annual Critics’ Choice Awards Friday night, Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep tied for the Best Actress category.  When Bullock walked up to give get her award and give her speech, she went and kissed Meryl Streep and hugged her.  It was a quick peck but still has

18 Jan 10 1 min read
Movies

Rajesh Khanna to join Big Boss 3

Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan will again share the screen together.  The small screen. In Big Boss 3, which is led by Amitabh Bachchan as the mentor to the participants; Rajesh Khanna will be the new entry – a wild card entry. Over the years he has lost most of his

23 Oct 09 1 min read
Creative

Main Baithi Thi by KL Saigal

This is a non-film song by one of the greatest Indian movie singers – KL Saigal. It was written, composed and sung by KL Saigal himself. Go through the lyrics and understand his genius. I have heard many great Saints and poets try to express this same sentiment.. but the beauty

08 Jun 09 1 min read
Movies

Popularity of Indian TV soaps in China

I had posted the YouTube clip [http://www.patheos.com/blogs/drishtikone/?q=blog/taiwanese-idol-contestant-singing-tujh-mein-rab-dikhta-hai] of the Taiwanese guy singing the song from “Rab ne Bana di Jodi”, where we had mentioned the popularity of Indian TV soaps in China.  Well, one thing that a lot of media outlets in

28 May 09 1 min read
Movies

Taiwanese Idol contestant singing "Tujh mein Rab dikhta hai"

India Conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border ~ Hu Shih This is incredible video!  Now, this proves that music had no language.. here is this contestant from the Taiwanese Idol type music reality show singing “Tujh mein rab

27 May 09 1 min read
Movies

Sarfaroshi ki Tammana from Gulal

Just listened to this rendering of a variation of Sarfaroshi ki Tammana originally written by Ram Prasad Bismil during the freedom struggle.  RP Bismil was a colleague of Bhagat Singh.  It is probably one of the most recognized poems from that time.  Ironically, this poet – who wrote this modern day

21 Mar 09 1 min read
Movies

Movie Review: Luck by Chance

I had been waiting to watch this movie. Finally, this evening I got to do that. I find Farhan Akhtar a very “thinking” guy. Although this movie was made by his sister, but it seemed clear that the “wisdom” of Javed Akhtar and his son were written all over the

07 Mar 09 2 min read
Movies

Movie Review of "Delhi 6"

Have you ever seen anything where the whole is way lower than the parts? I saw one such creation last night – Delhi 6. It was such a big disappointment to watch it. It just seemed as if from start to finish it went from one idea to another. These parts

01 Mar 09 2 min read
Movies

Bollywood Dancing is the new rage after Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire, Yoga etc have moved people to explore India as a culture. But one thing that Slumdog Millionaire has also done is to create an interest in Americans in “Bollywood Dancing”. We, from India, all know what it is.. a mix of just about everything – break-dance, hip-hop, Bhangra, stylized

19 Feb 09 1 min read
Movies

Top 20 All Time Beauties of Indian Cinema

I know many people have different choices and different tastes – after all beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I wanted to bring my list of the “Top 20 All Time Beauties” of Indian Cinema. What do you think? Do you agree? Whom did I miss that you would

16 Feb 09 1 min read
Movies

Karwan guzar gaya by Mohd. Rafi

This song was a generational song. That entire generation was defined by this song. From the movie Nai Umar ki Nai Fasal, this song was Written by Dr. Gopal Das Neeraj (one of the finest Hindi Poets we have had) and Music is by Roshan – who was otherwise known for

15 Feb 09 2 min read
Movies

The Slumdog Millionaire Faux Pas!

Slumdog Millionaire was after all flawed in more ways than one.  A question was asked for Rs. 250,000 about the poet of the bhajan “Darshan Do Ghanshyam”.  Jamal answers “Surdas”.  I had thought it was Mirabai.  But it turns out that it was neither! In fact this song/bhajan

15 Feb 09 1 min read
Movies

Trivia on SlumDog Millionaire

* Vishy Anand, the World Chess Champion talks of where the story in the book on which Slumdog Millionaire was based on may have been inspired.  It was a real experiment done in a slum by the Indian IT company NIIT, where a computer was left in a village and the

10 Feb 09 4 min read
Movies

Movie Review: Slumdog Millionaire

All you need to know about Music Awards is, critics claim, that Mozart never won even ONE!  So, sometimes the awards lose their credibility for not being awarded to the best in the play.. for example, the Nobel Peace Prize that was never given to Gandhi!  But some prizes lose

31 Jan 09 3 min read
Humour

Married to the most beautiful woman and…

Now, this is what I call the ultimate revenge with the MAN-kind!!  The guy married to arguably the most beautiful woman on earth has suddenly started acting in movies as a “Gay”!!  Abhishek Bachchan is acting in Dostana and has his gay-ish character… and is now saying [http://www.hindustantimes.

13 Nov 08 1 min read
Movies

Salman's new movie – Veer

Salman Khan’s new Movie “Veer” is about an Indian warrior fighting the British Raj. Set around 1800, the film will be similar to multiple Oscar winner Gladiator, and feature Salman in state of the art fight scenes. Apart from having Indian actors, the film will also feature numerous Western

06 Nov 08 1 min read
Movies

Allah yeh ada kaisi hai..

Just heard this song sung by a Sa re ga ma pa contestant – Sara Khan – who didn’t sing as well as she usually does.  But at least she brought this song back to my mind – as I have been trying to recall this song…. for it’s DANCE!  Yes,

01 Nov 08 1 min read
India

Mahendra Kapoor: the most Manly voice of Bollywood is no more

During the weekend (September 27, 2008) one of the greatest playback singer of Bollywood movies died.  He was 74.  Mr. Kapoor had been suffering from kidney ailment and had undergone dialysis as well but was now stable – although now he was suffering from some heart ailment.  He died late Saturday

01 Oct 08 2 min read
Movies

Bachna Ae Hasino is a blast from the past

I am a romantic.  And not the one who believs or likes those chic-flicks but the surreal love that is rarely seen in this fast life and quick relationship turnarounds.:-)  Raj Kapoor was a master of that love. Love, to him was, like that first dew drop on the

17 Aug 08 1 min read
Movies

Outsourced – interesting looking movie..

Saw this site for a new upcoming movie “Outsourced” [http://www.outsourcedthemovie.com/].  IT has some trailers and snippets from the movie.  A lot of it looks cliched but some of the scenes are just hillarious.  In this scene – the last part where the kid gets up and… … is the

20 Jul 08 1 min read
India

Guru Dutt – the legend would have turned 83 today

This is my all time favorite song from Pyaasa. Guru Dutt, the legendary Indian movie director, if he had been alive would have been 83 today (July 9). Just for the record, he is my top of the favorites list of Film Directors. Raj Kapoor follows him close. He has

09 Jul 08 5 min read
Movies

Bollywood's fitness ways

How times have changed in Bollywood!  Do you remember our heroes a few decades back?  Sanjeev Kumar?  Vinod Mehra? aging Rajesh Khanna?  Remember how actresses were conscious of doing anything inappropriate?  Remember Asha Parekh? Now, the new crop is totally into fitness and they can give the best a run

17 Jun 08 1 min read
Movies

Bollywood Stars – Old and now

This is very interesting set of pictures… three current bollywood stars and how they would look when old.  Just seemed an interesting thing to blog on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

13 Apr 08 1 min read
India

Indian Movies, poetry and that crazy Bollywood lyricist

Poetry is heart’s deepest feelings shared in words. Words form the basic structure of poetry, but word smithing is not poetry. Poetry goes beyond mere words. It has a soul that reflects the soul of the poet. Poet’s soul is often a reflection of his society and how

05 Apr 08 3 min read
Movies

Sridevi walks the ramp

Yesteryear Actress Sridevi walks the ramp during the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.  Hadn’t seen her for awhile!  She still looks stunning.

02 Apr 08 1 min read
Movies

Madhubala's story in her sister's words

I had earlier written a post on Madhubala [https://drishtikone.com/?q=username/blog/madhubala-timeless-yet-ephemeral].  Today I read her younger sister’s interview on rediff [http://specials.rediff.com/movies/2008/mar/25sd1.htm], where Madhur Bhushan (real name Zahida) discusses the three important relationships in Madhubala’s life: her

26 Mar 08 3 min read
India

A Singer and his Religion – who competes?

This week Aamir Hafeez was eliminated from Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.  It created a very sad and avoidable situation.  His brother and family went on a rage rant accusing other participants of not being good singers and also bringing in the example of Musarrat, Amanat Ali and Raja Hasan

17 Feb 08 3 min read
India

Madhubala – Timeless yet Ephemeral

Madhubala, was in my view – as in many’s eyes – the most beautiful face to ever adorn the Indian movie screens.  She had the freshness, eroticism, divinity, innocence, naughtiness – all rolled into one!  Her life was a tragedy which was lived only to enrich others – specifically her father and family.

09 Feb 08 12 min read
Creative

Today's Song: Hamari Sanson Mein

Hamari sanson mein aaj tak from Pakistani Movie “Mere Huzoor” sung by Mehdi Hasan (music by M Ashraf and lyrics by Unknown) This song was sent by Sukriti.  I think its extremely nice – good music, and great lyrics… and fantastic voice of Mehdi Hasan.  It has been sung by both

24 Jan 08 1 min read
Creative

Today's Song: Hum Tere Pyar mein

Hum tere pyar mein from “Dil ek Mandir” sung by Lata (music by Shankar Jaikishen and lyrics by Shailendra) This song is in Raag “Desh” – so it has a special attraction.  Narcissism apart, this song symbolized for me the ultimate love for a long time.  Although it has been expressed

23 Jan 08 1 min read
Creative

Today's Song: Badi der bhayi nandlala

Badi der bhayi nandlala from “Khandaan” sung by Mohd. Rafi (music by Ravi and lyrics by Rajendra Krishna) There are many songs on Krishna and his leela but this song is one that has that feel of absolute abandon… complete masti.. I often marvel at the “fast pitch” or abandon

22 Jan 08 1 min read
Creative

Today's Song: Dost Dost na raha

Dost Dost na raha from “Sangam” sung by Mukesh There are some songs that haunt you for a long time to come.  This was one of those songs for me!  The haunting melody by Shankar Jaikishen and the amazing lyrics by the amazing Shailendra! There is one line that has

20 Jan 08 1 min read
Humour

Shriya, Sivaji and the protests of Hindus with Katchis!

Sivaji-The Boss, Rajnikant’s blockbuster hit was celebrating 175th day when the film actress came in a dress that some local Hindu organization did not like.  So, they have sued her as she has “offended the HIndu Culture”!  Now, who gave them the right to handle and save the Hindu

15 Jan 08 1 min read
India

Shahrukh's wife – Gauri – on Vogue's cover

Now, after all these years of Shahrukh being in the limelight, the lady in his life – “The First Lady of Bollywood” – is finally coming out on her own.  She will be donning the cover of Vogue India [http://hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=b4e62883-0826-4a12-81a8-7d79c0214375&MatchID1=4576&TeamID1=8&TeamID2=

21 Dec 07 1 min read
India

Shahrukh's wife – Gauri – on Vogue's cover

Now, after all these years of Shahrukh being in the limelight, the lady in his life – “The First Lady of Bollywood” – is finally coming out on her own.  She will be donning the cover of Vogue India [http://hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=b4e62883-0826-4a12-81a8-7d79c0214375&MatchID1=4576&TeamID1=8&TeamID2=

21 Dec 07 1 min read
Movies

Rani Mukherjee – with and without the makeup!

Look at the difference!  Well, at the very least she aint shying away from the camera when without the make up .. and is confident enough to make a public appearance! I kinda like this actress.  I think in modern times – after Kajol, she is the best around. Kajol obviously was

13 Dec 07 1 min read
Movies

Rani Mukherjee – with and without the makeup!

Look at the difference!  Well, at the very least she aint shying away from the camera when without the make up .. and is confident enough to make a public appearance! I kinda like this actress.  I think in modern times – after Kajol, she is the best around. Kajol obviously was

13 Dec 07 1 min read
Humour

Paris Hilton is worried about drunk Indian Elephants!

It seems that perennially partying and binging celeb gal is now really concerned about some elephants in the North East of India.. because they follow her life-style! Others faults make you angry when they mirror your own! So, there are these elephants in Assam etc, who are given “Rice beer”

14 Nov 07 1 min read
Humour

Paris Hilton is worried about drunk Indian Elephants!

It seems that perennially partying and binging celeb gal is now really concerned about some elephants in the North East of India.. because they follow her life-style! Others faults make you angry when they mirror your own! So, there are these elephants in Assam etc, who are given “Rice beer”

14 Nov 07 1 min read
Movies

Did you know? – 4

Sulakshana Pandit – the yesteryears Indian actress – came from a musical background. Her uncle is none other than renowned vocalist Pandit Jasraj. Her brothers Jatin and Lalit Pandit are established music composers. Her sister Vijeyta Pandit has acted in few movies, and is married to composer Aadesh Srivastava.

01 Nov 07 1 min read
Movies

Did you know? – 4

Sulakshana Pandit – the yesteryears Indian actress – came from a musical background. Her uncle is none other than renowned vocalist Pandit Jasraj. Her brothers Jatin and Lalit Pandit are established music composers. Her sister Vijeyta Pandit has acted in few movies, and is married to composer Aadesh Srivastava.

01 Nov 07 1 min read
India

Did you know?

Sonu Niigaam – the leading Indian singer – acted as a child artist in movies like Kaamchor, Ustaadi Ustaad Ki, Hum Se Hai Zamana, Taqdeer and Betaab? In Betaab, he played the younger Sunny Deol.

01 Nov 07 1 min read
India

Did you know?

Sonu Niigaam – the leading Indian singer – acted as a child artist in movies like Kaamchor, Ustaadi Ustaad Ki, Hum Se Hai Zamana, Taqdeer and Betaab? In Betaab, he played the younger Sunny Deol.

01 Nov 07 1 min read
India

A very sensitive song sequence from Pyaasa

I hadn’t heard this small verse from Pyaasa in a long time. This morning I happened to get it on Youtube. The song slowly and sensitively moves into one of the most touching songs aout prostitution probably ever written in Indian Cinema! The fantastic cinematic genius of my all

21 Oct 07 1 min read
History

Jodha-Akbar's Trailer

Here is a trailer from Jodha-Akbar, the movie by Ashutosh Gowarikar. I saw it at Ravi’s site [http://bolllywood.blogspot.com/]. I must say that the movie looks extremely promising!

15 Oct 07 1 min read
India

Defining moment of Indian music competitions!

Sa re ga ma pa – a music reality show and the original music competition in India has been the gold standard as far as such shows are concerned. Every year the BEST voices are seen there. This year has been the world championship – where singers from Pakistan, Middle East, UK,

06 Oct 07 1 min read
Movies

Aap Aaye to Khayale Dil-e Nashaad Aaya!

Here is another song that I have always loved from the movie "Gumraah" and one of my favorite singer: Mahendra Kapoor.  It is a song that most people can relate to.. of a person meeting his unrequited love after years! 🙂

04 Oct 07 1 min read
India

Kavita Chhibber's feature on Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Kavita Chhibber is doing some really good work in the Indian blogosphere and e-zine area!  I think she does some very original work always.  She has recently started doing podcasts.  This month is the special feature on Hrishikesh Mukherjee – the great Indian cinema Director.  He made movies like Anand, Chupke-Chupke,

30 Sep 07 1 min read
India

Shahrukh Khan and his six packs for Om Shanti Om.

Shahrukh Khan has been a special person in my eyes ever since I first saw him.  People listen to his stammer-dialog delivery.  I can sense a passion and an energy missing from Indian life!  While Amitabh Bachchan epitomized the quiet subdued power of anger, Shahrukh goes a notch higher and

23 Sep 07 1 min read
India

White actors on Indian screen – TV and Movies.

There haven’t been many white actors on Indian screen.  We have had a few Anglo-Indians – but they were Indians who were descendants of foreigners who settled in India. Tom Alter [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Alter] – an actor whose Urdu diction I admired – was one of them.Here

20 Sep 07 2 min read
History

How Partition affected the Sub-continent's Music soul!

Some letters in the Pakistani daily Dawn are sometimes very interesting.  Here is another one.. where this guys juxtaposes the melodies born out of the melting pot of Bengal, UP and Punjab.. against the "two nation theory" and partition.  How partition took away – ruthlessly – the soul and the many wonders

22 Aug 07 2 min read
India

When Dharmendra converted to Islam

Though many people knew this but hardly everyone talked about this until Dharmendra filed for his elections candidacy in 2004.  He was married – after conversion to Islam – to Hema Malini (named as Aisha Bi R. Chakravarty).  His name is Dilawar Khan Kewal Krishn.  He was 44 years and Hema Malini

14 Aug 07 1 min read
India

Did you know? – 1

Did you know that Hema Malini used to live in Gole Market in Delhi and studied in DTEA School until Std. 8th?  Hmm… cool.  read more about that here [http://www.rediff.com/movies/2007/aug/13reader.htm].

14 Aug 07 1 min read
India

The Art of Great Movie Direction

I believe all GREAT directors – when they direct a movie – embed an emotion …. underlying and intangible but very prominent in their movie. So primarily, great film direction involves being able to inject and steep your movie in a certain ethos that you espouse and can effectively create.  It is the

29 Jul 07 2 min read
Achievement and Leadership

Shahrukh Khan – the multidimensional personality!

Shahrukh Khan – the Indian movie super-star – is obviously a great star and a good actor.  But that is not all to him.  According to HT’s tidbit [http://hindustantimes.com/PhotoGallery/Photos_Storypage.aspx?category=starsandtheirsecrets] , he also draws well! > Shah Rukh Khan can draw with amazing draughtsmanship and could

27 Jul 07 1 min read
Humour

Just who is Rajnikant? Some Facts…

Rajnikant is a phenomenon in India.  Here are some hillariouos "facts" about Rajni (courtesy: innqubus [http://tides.wordpress.com/2007/07/17/top-rajnikant-facts/]; photo courtesy: Jerry [http://jerryreghunadh.wordpress.com/2006/11/06/evidence-to-why-newton-went-crazy/] ; both first seen at Bachodi’s [http://bachodi.wordpress.com/2007/07/20/facts-you-dint-know-about-rajani/] ): * There is

21 Jul 07 2 min read
Movies

Bipasha's Kiss and her break-up with John Abraham

Bipasha was at the Gala cermoney to announce the Seven Wonders of the World.  She shared the stage with Ronaldo – soccer star.  Later they went to club [http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070712034411AApM1LS]for a dance and were all over each other. > Actually the duo hit so well

14 Jul 07 1 min read
Creative

Rajnikant and Cinema!

Sivaji – the movie with Rajnikant has become such a big hit in India and abroad.. that it is a phenomenon these days!  Most of us North Indians do not quite realize that the movies from the South make a lot of money, but it is true! After all, every state

01 Jul 07 1 min read
India

Deols come together in Apne for "free".. or is it?

The father and sons trio of the Deol family have come together for the first time!  A trend I guess set by the Kapoors first and then the Bacchans.. there werent many families apart from the Kapoors who had as many around in the celluloid world to create a movie

21 Jun 07 1 min read
Movies

Aish-Abhishek Marriage Pic I liked

After the Aishwarya-Abhishek marriage – many pictures came out.. but I found this one to be the best.  It is very intimate and brings out a very private moment…. it was as if this picture should not have been meant for public use… they appear very much one’s own family.

10 May 07 1 min read
Creative

Meena Kumari: the legend!

Meena Kumari was one of the greatest actresses in Indian Cinema of all times.  Here is a biography on her… “I do not want to work in films” was the statement of a small six year old kid in 1939 when she was asked to work in film Leatherface as

01 Mar 06 13 min read

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