Monthly Archives: May 2008

Abhi-Ash in Dubai’s Burj al-Arab

A home away from home 06/01/2008 12:27 AM | By Vinita Bharadwaj, Gulf News Report In line with the trend of Bollywood celebrities acquiring property in Dubai, power couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai became the latest stars to join the list and attended a “Residents Party” for owners in Jumeirah Golf Estates’s Sanctuary Falls.

Akshay Shah Reviews KUDRAT (Hindi, 1981)

Akshay Shah Reviews KUDRAT (Hindi, 1981) LINK The reincarnation genre is one I have a great weakness for, not only does it make up for a riveting watch if done correctly, it’s a genre that has given Hindi cinema one of it’s finest films. Chetan Anand’s KUDRAT is without a doubt the finest entry in

AB vartalap Hindi mein

AB vartalap Hindi mein Author: Subhash K Jha Date: 31 May 2008 Part of Big B’s blog to go vernacular The Big B is all set to introduce a Hindi section on his blog. Revealing his plans, Bachchan says, “There have been requests. I’ll be writing some pieces in Hindi too. I’m learning how to

Kaho na copy hai!

The latest poster of Harman Baweja’s Love Story 2050 is strikingly similar to Hrithik’s debut Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’s poster. The big question: Is it deliberate? Harman Baweja has been ducking and dodging questions about how closely he resembles Hrithik Roshan for a long time. But the newbie actor who is ready with his first

Hrithik turns to small screen too!

MUMBAI: After actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Govinda and Salman Khan, it is now Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan’s turn to join the reality show bandwagon. Hrithik has been named the goodwill ambassador of NDTV Imagine’s new musical reality show “Junoon – Kuch Kar Dikhaane Ka” scheduled to start June 6. “I am very

Taran’s digs on Naachgaana, hastey hastey!

ITWOFS by Karthik Taran Adarsh’s review of the film, Hastey hastey takes his personal animosity towards Naachgaana founder Rohit Karan Batra to new heights when he writes in the second sentence of his review, “The story idea, credited to one Rohit Batra, is so tacky, so banal, so obsolete, so lifeless that you break into

Akshay Shah Reviews ANAMIKA (Hindi, 2008)

Akshay Shah Reviews ANAMIKA (Hindi, 2008) LINK Believe it or not I had some level of hopes from ANAMIKA for a number of reasons, firstly because this was to be Ananth Mahadevan’s last film in his thriller trilogy (AKSAR and AGGAR were the other two which were relatively good time-pass thrillers) and secondly because Dino

Bhatts’ ‘Jannat’ breaks jinx, hits bull’s eye

indiaenews(ORIGINAL ARTICLE OF INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE) SOURCE HAVING QUOTE FROM DISTRIBUTOR AS WELL Barring a select few like ‘Lagaan’ and ‘Chak De! India’, movies based on the sports theme have hardly clicked at the box-office. But the Emraan Hashmi starrer ‘Jannat’, about match fixing in cricket, has proved the world wrong. Released with 317

Indian-origin boy wins Spelling Bee in US

Indian-origin boy wins Spelling Bee in US 31 May 2008, 0816 hrs IST,AGENCIES WASHINGTON: A 13-year-old Indian-origin boy, Sameer Mishra, won the 81st annual Scripps National Spelling Bee on Friday. Mishra took home a cash prize of $35,000, while winning more than $5,000 in other prizes. The boy from West Lafayette, Indiana, who often had

IndiaFM: Weekly Numbers

Link – By Taran Adarsh, May 31, 2008IST (Note: Figures are as per the reported centres) Dhoom Dadakka – Week 1 Mumbai – 20,54,028 (Incl. Thane) Bharuch – 26,853 Bhavnagar – 1,37,190

Singh Is Kinng Promos Expected From June 8

Link The promotion of Singh Is Kinng is expected to start from 8th June. The promos are expected to hit the satellite channels. The reports of the music and the film are excellent. The music is expected to take the charts by storm when released in June.  

IndiaFM:Top 5: ‘Jannat’ is one horse race!

Top 5: ‘Jannat’ is one horse race! By Taran Adarsh, May 31, 2008 – 09:14 IST Rank Film Producer Verdict Average per print (rs.) Last Week 1 Jannat Mukesh Bhatt Hit 2,63,667 1 2 Bhoothnath Ravi Chopra Average to dull 1,29,587 2 3 Ghatothkach Smita Maroo, Vinod S Dull 56,663 New 4 Dhoom Dadakka Shashi

Boy from Bihar tops IIT entrance exam; Bihar’s Super 30 – all 30 make it to the IITs

Link Patna/Kanpur, May 30 (IANS) A Bihar boy, Shitikanth, has topped this year’s Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) conducted for admissions to the country’s premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Shitikanth, who hails from Patna, said: ‘I am really happy and celebrating my success as I never expected to top.’ Surrounded by his family, relatives and

Sanjay Dutt and Govinda in Dil Mein Baji Guitar

Arrey control yaar…. By Bollywood Hungama News Network, May 30, 2008 – 18:36 IST LINK Subhash Ghai has worked with many big actors in his illustrious career. He is now all set to bring together the hit pair of Govinda and Sanjay Dutt together again in his forthcoming film. Bollywood Hungama spoke with the Showman

Govinda plays a virgin in Jagmohan Mundhra’s next

IF any actor could pull this part’s!!! Can’t wait:-)!By Bollywood Hungama News Network, May 30, 2008 – 18:19 IST LINK Govinda is all geared up to play a 40 year old virgin in an untitled venture directed by Jagmohan Mundhra. The film will be co-produced by Sanddeep Kapur and Anuj Sharma under Promodome