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Latest in Bollywood: Actresses play journalist

Latest in Bollywood: Actresses play journalist


Film stars may have a love-hate relationship with the media, but it seems playing a journo on the big screen is the latest popular trend among actresses. Kareena Kapoor, Amrita Rao and now Nargis Fakhri are essaying the role of
Small screen too small for Bollywood's A-listers

Small screen too small for Bollywood’s A-listers


With desi channels adapting international shows like “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and “Got Talent”, fans in India are quite used to stars such as Amitabh Bachchan or Madhuri Dixit popping up on TV screens as hosts or judges.
Bollywood Stars have lost their magic: Paresh Rawal

Bollywood Stars have lost their magic: Paresh Rawal


Versatile actor Paresh Rawal feels film stars have lost their charm owing to extensive marketing and promotions. “The stars have lost their magic in Bollywood. If I call myself a star, then no need to go door to door and
Never discouraged daughters from anything: Anil Kapoor

Never discouraged daughters from anything: Anil Kapoor


Bollywood is a tough industry and maybe his daughters Sonam and Rhea could have chosen something “safer” but proud papa Anil Kapoor says he has always encouraged them to do whatever they wanted to and will continue to back them
Burst of fresh ideas, talent in Bollywood (2012 in Retrospect)

Burst of fresh ideas, talent in Bollywood (2012 in Retrospect)


Who would have thought the less spoken subject of sperm donation could be a theme entertaining enough for a commercial movie? Or the woes of a middle-class Indian housewife, who can’t speak fluent English? In 2012, the limelight in Bollywood
Top 10 Best Independent Films of 2012

Top 10 Best Independent Films of 2012


BollywoodNewsWorld.com, In a year when big-budget, star-studded Bollywood films and the Rs.100 crore club made headlines, there were some small-budget independent films too, which managed to attract eyeballs, with their strong storylines and visual appeal, without any backing from studios
Bollywood shocked over Bobby Singh's sudden demise

Bollywood shocked over Bobby Singh’s sudden demise


From actors Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee to filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Onir – a bevy of Bollywood celebrities have expressed shock over the sudden demise of cinematographer Bobby Singh, who passed away following an asthma attack in Goa. Singh, who
Huge dearth of writers in Bollywood: Paresh Rawal

Huge dearth of writers in Bollywood: Paresh Rawal


Actor Paresh Rawal feels there is a huge dearth to writers in the Hindi film industry. “There is a huge dearth of writers in Bollywood but one good thing is that at least we have stopped stealing films from Hollywood,”
Top 10 Bollywood Actors in 2012 (2012 in Retrospect)

Top 10 Bollywood Actors in 2012 (2012 in Retrospect)


If Salman Khan ruled the roost in 2012, his rivals Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan too made a mark. But the year also saw actors like Irrfan, Manoj Bajpayee and Nawazuddin Siddiqui rising and shining on film firmament, thanks to
Bollywood entertainers who bid 'alvida' (2012 in Retrospect)

Bollywood entertainers who bid ‘alvida’ (2012 in Retrospect)


A maverick filmmaker like Yash Chopra, a superstar like Rajesh Khanna, character artists like Achala Sachdev and A.K. Hangal, famous cinematographer Ashok Mehta and widely followed movie critic Nikhat Kazmi – it was almost as if god was planning his