||Chitra Palekars film at Toronto fest|
Acclaimed Marathi scriptwriter Chitra Palekar's directorial debut "Maati Maay", starring Nandita Das and Atul Kulkarni, will be premiered at the Toronto International Film
Festival on Sep 8.
||Aishwaya totally shocked me|
Bollywood charmer Hrithik Roshan has a reputation for being an exacting, diligent actor who does all his own stunts. But he didn't make the cut with Bollywood's most famous face, Aishwarya Rai.
||Priyanka is just like Kareena|
By Subhash K Jha
||If SRK can, why cant others?|
Its sequel and remake time at Bollywood. Shahrukh Khan is all set to cast his spell on his fans with Faran Akhtar’s Don, the remake of Amitabh Bachchan starrer Don. Aishwarya Rai, Hrithik Roshan and Abhishek Bachchan appear in the Diwali release of Dhoom2, a sequel to Dhoom.
||Circuit helps Munna with Love|
The wait is over. The lovable duo of Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi are back this Friday with the comic caper "Lage Raho Munna Bhai", a sequel to their 2004 superhit "Munnabhai M.B.B.S.".
||Ash-Abhishek: X-mas surprise|
Mani Ratnam's much talked about "Guru", starring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, is scheduled to hit screens Dec 22.
||Omkara is abusive but OK!|
A sessions court refused to ban Hindi film Omkara on the charge that its dialogues were vulgar and bad in taste.
||Rare award for Kareena Kapoor!|
The Chairman of the Priyadarshini Academy, Nanik Rupani, has announced that their biennial Smita Patil Memorial Award will be given to actor Kareena Kapoor for her outstanding contribution to the film industry.
||Kushboo in another controversy!|
Unfazed by the opposition from a section of political parties, Actor Kushboo is all set to don the role of Maniyammai, the reverred wife of Rationalist Leader 'Periyar' E V Ramasamy, in a film about the late Dravidian stalwart.
||Bollywood bid emotional farewell to Hrishida|
Many of Bollywood's biggest stars who began their careers working with veteran filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee bid an emotional farewell to the departed director.
||Ramu sir chose me to sing for him|
Singer Shweta Pandit, whose hit single "Hall re" from "Neal N Nikki" topped music charts for months, is thrilled to have recorded a song with composer Ilayaraja after a gap of 15 years.
||Now Shekhar Suman plans heart hospital in Patna|
After filmmaker Prakash Jha and Bollywood actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, popular talk show host Shekhar Suman has come up with a proposal to build a heart hospital in his home state Bihar.
||Aishwarya is outstanding actor|
Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai has been showered praise from none other than Sir Ben Kingsley, who
co-stars with her in "The Last Legion and calls her an "excellent and outstanding" actor.
||What? Bips endorsing clothes!|
Often criticised for her onscreen skimpy clothes, Bipasha Basu will be promoting an apparel brand Pantaloon now.
||Sonu has the best voice:Johar|
Switch on to any FM station or music channels on television, the soulful title track from director Karan
Johar's recently released "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna", which is crooned by Sonu Nigam, is playing
||Munna Bhai Bhav Kharela Hai!|
Now that the hype has reached feverish pitch, the day of reckoning for Lage Raho Munna Bhai (LRMB) is
close at hand.
||Amitabh remembers Hrishida!|
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan was effusive in his praise for director Hrishikesh Mukherjee, who died
Sunday, saying he was like a "father figure" to him and his wife Jaya while asserting "they don't create
people like him any more".
||I was fortunate enough to work with Hrishida|
The Bollywood on Sunday condoled the death of veteran filmamaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee and described
him as a socially-conscious artist who took filmmaking to "great heights" with a cinematic diction and view
of life of his own.
||Finally, Ray goes online for cine enthusiasts|
Indian cinema's versatile genius Satyajit Ray, who was conferred the Lifetime Oscar in 1992 when he was
at his deathbed, now goes virtually global with the launch of a comprehensive website on his work and
||Hrishida was the greatest of them all|
The 1979 laugh riot 'Golmaal' was the beginning of the success of the Hrishikesh Mukherjee-Amol Palekar
team that continued the trend in movies like "Naram Garam" (1981), "Rang Birangi" (1983) and "Jhoothi"
||Crowds go ballistic for Himesh|
By Subhash K Jha
||I dont want to be just Hot gal|
Starlet Geeta Basra, who forays in filmdom with director Aditya Datt's "Dil Diya Hai", claims she is a huge
fan of Abhishek Bachchan and would like to act with him someday.
||What is Munnabhai up to now|
The wait is finally over. The good-hearted goon -- Munnabhai, who made us guffaw as well as ponder over
ills ailing the practice of medicine -- returns to the marquees Sep 1.
||Will Salman match SRK-Aamir|
Bollywood's other two Khans – Aamir and Shahrukh have already notched up notable success this year.
Shahrukh’s KANK is a declared superhit within two weeks of its release, with some reports suggesting that
it has already grossed Rs 70 crores. Aamir’s Rang De Basanti, and Fanaa were both big hits.