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  • Shahid Kapoor-Taran Adarsh’s twitter war

    Shahid Kapoor had an online spat with trade analyst Taran Adarsh over the latter’s comments on the collections of Shahid’s latest release, “Mausam”. Adarsh’s tweets about the film, which said, “Fetched approx `21 cr/`22 crore net in its opening weekend. Biz slid downwards on Saturday, but showed escalation on Sunday… numbers are below the mark”, did not go down well with Shahid, who tweeted back, “So all those trying so hard to scr** “Mausam” can go scr** themselves. Waise bhi aajkal kuchh logon ke adarsh buri tarha gir chuke hain.” Adarsh, not to take it lying down, replied, “Abusing me won’t help. Instead, get a reality check and introspect the shortcomings of the film.” http://m.timesofindia.com/entertainment/bollywood/news-interviews/Shahid-Kapoor-Taran-Adarshs-twitter-war/articleshow/10138839.cms

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  • Boxofficeindia’s All Time blockbuster Politics, Again!

    when ready collected 125 cr i asked why a film like’ ready’ that collected 9 cr more than a 3 years old ATBB film ‘ghajini’ is not an all time blockbuster while there has been virtually no ticket price hike in the last 3 years (2008-2011, highend multiplex tickets are frozen at 250 weekdays, 300 weekends, low end multiplex tickets are frozen at 100 weekdays, 150 weekends) while three films that generated much less than hum aapke hain kaun (dilwaale dulhaniya le jaayenge, raja hindustani and kuchh kuchh hota hai) were all declared ATBBs despite the fact that ticket prices were raisee by 40-60% after hum aapke hain kun within a year and kept incleasing till 1998. all kind of stupid and unconvincing answers were

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  • Ranbir Kapoor in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s next

    Vidhu Vinod Chopra had met Ranbir Kapoor in Los Angeles over a year ago. Ever since that big meeting overseas, there have been a zillion speculations about the Kapoor lad being cast in a VVC production. And now, the filmmaker is finally ready to start off his venture with the actor. Chopra, who is all set to start off his next venture titled Chithiyaan, will cast Ranbir Kapoor and Sharman Joshi in the male lead roles. The film will also mark Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s return to romance, after a much talked about 1942 A Love Story and Kareeb. A source informed Mumbai Mirror, “Chithiyaan is a romantic film. It is a love traingle. It is the story of three people – a girl and two

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  • Housefull 2 MOVES

    By Subhash K. Jha, September 28, 2011 – 10:48 IST It was going to be an unfortunate clash of the titans, now fortunately averted. Sajid Khan’s Housefull 2 was going to be released on the same day as Kabir Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger on June 1. In a flash-decision taken on Tuesday evening, producer Sajid Nadiadwala has now decided to release his film on April 5, two months in advance. “It’s a decision based purely on the heart, not on commerce. Sajid Nadiadwala and Salman Khan are like brothers. There was no way Sajid would clash with Salman at the box-office. Sajid thought it better to prepone than postpone Housefull 2. However, it couldn’t be moved back by just a few weeks since there are

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  • Sid Mallya ” I am open to any type of relationship!”

    An embarassing moment for Deepika.Sid mallya in his unrepentant way has no qualms in stating that Deepika is just one popular face among his myriad female friends.We dont know whether deepika is serious about Mallya or just trying to prove ranbir a point but Mallya seems to just enjoy Deepika like those kings who had one official wife and other “passing” wives!So much more honest about himself than these fake bw stars.Way to go!

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  • John Abraham wants to be the last Action Hero

    Essaying the role of a tough narcotics officer, who ensures justice is served in Vipul Shah’s Force ,John Abraham is soon going to be synonymous with the tag of “Action Abraham”. Audiences are in for a treat as John Abraham gets into an out-and –out action space ,something he feels he is well suited for. Says John ” I feel there is space vacant for the new action hero. Younger heroes are more into romcoms, seniors are more into comedies and other stuff. I want to occupy the space of action hero. I want to be known as the last action hero of Bollywood” After pouring his sweat and blood into making Force and even performing his own stunts,John is confident that audiences are going

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  • Doesn’t mean that I will go and shake hands with a Don

    “This is your third media appearance in four days. Are you trying too hard to sell the film? I recently tweeted that I am meeting the media so often that I get a sense of Deja Vu everyday. I also said that I get very little time to sleep so now I have decided that I am going to sleep with the media. We can talk whenever we want to and also rest at the same time. Do you consider yourself a marketing guru? These terms are nonsensical. Every actor talks about his films. I promote all my films when they are about to release, but I’m no marketing guru. The marketing may be different for different films. I try to be unique in the

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  • Happy Birthday Lata Ji

    Interview with TOI TOI gets up close and personal with the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on her 82nd birthday Last few weeks Lata Mangeshkar has been a little caught up. Having wrapped up the Ganpati puja at her Peddar Road residence, the melody queen says there are no special plans for her 82nd birthday today. “I never plan, kyonki jo hona hai wohi hota hai,” she smiles. But the evening will see the legendary singer being honoured with the newly instituted `Hridaynath award’ for Lifetime Achievement by Amitabh Bachchan. Thereafter she is off to Pune for her usual holiday. Exceprts of an interview…

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  • musicaday-192

    Coming from Gulzaar’s bag of distinct poetry..here’s probably his best song. I have heard this song more times than probably any hindi song. Every word in this song is a story of its own. Its beautifully song by Asha bhosnle and perfectly composed by Pancham..but the real thing that stands out is Gulzar’s poetry. Very different and very impacting. Its a different expeirence listening to this masterpiece. Mera Kuch saamaan- Gulzar enjoy,

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  • Marketing Mausam: Harvest or Divest?

    Mausam… There was a barrage of Anti- Mausam comments on my Facebook timeline. I thought, well- most of these guys flow with the tide- so it’s not wise to trust them. The reviews were average to bad to pathetic, but still I decided to go ahead and watch the modern day epic love story (as proclaimed by the publicity team). I was not really expecting much, just a decent engaging film- even if a bit slow, and a ‘feel good’ feeling when the show ended. But on the contrary, when the show ended, what I got was a mild headache and a multitude of questions pounding my grey cells (which had turned greyer after witnessing the aged romance that lasted 20 reels). This was what

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  • Dream projects and failures!!! Will Raone change the norm??

    Bollywood is one film industry where u can’t predict about film,sometimes a small works big time while the magnum opus fails miserably… Same is the case for dream projects while in hollywood most of the dream projects rewrite boxoffice histories but in bollywood its totally opposite, infact turn out to be disaster from AJOOBA to MAUSAM there are many such examples.lets have a look at some recent ones… ASOKA this SRK starrer had everything the hype,budget.,music but still dint open well forget about doing well and instead turned out to be nightmare porject… MANGAL PANDEY now this has to be most hyped indian film ever but for what reason i dont know!!! But surprising this film failed as well after a good start…

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  • Box Office Predictions of FORCE

    With one after the another successes of South remakes like GHAJINI, WANTED, READY, BODYGUARD, SINGHAM, yet another potboiler is transferred in bollywood in form of FORCE. Force directed by Nishikant Kamat (Mumbai Meri Jaan) stars John Abraham and Genelia D’souza in lead frame. The film is set to release on 30th September 2010. Lets predict how this may fare… Opening Day- 4.5cr If word of mouth is good, Weekend 1- 16.5cr

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  • ‘Lagaan’ in all time 25 best sports movies list

    Aamir Khan’s ‘Lagaan’ which won an Oscar nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category, has made it to the all-time 25 best sports movies list compiled by Time magazine. The 2001 film, set in the times of the British Raj in India, clinched the 14th spot on the list. Produced by Aamir and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, ‘Lagaan’ tells the story of a group of villagers who strike a deal with the representatives of the Raj – if the locals defeat them in a game of cricket they get a break on their ‘lagaan’, or land tax. “From the thunderclap in the first torrential rainstorm a cue for riotous dancing to the climactic sunlight on the smiling faces of millions of viewers, this Bollywood

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  • Speedy Singhs crosses Always Kabhi Kabhi

    Production House battle between King and Kinng Speedy Singhs first weekend total of 2.75 cr equals whole week earning of Always Kabhi Kabhi (2.75 cr) Speedy Singhs had a poor weekend of around 2.75 crore nett. The film did show jumps on Saturday and Sunday but not the sort which makes any difference to the final box office picture. The film was best in Delhi and Punjab. The daily breakdowns were as follows. Friday – 70 lakhs Saturday – 90 lakhs

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  • First instance of Ra-1 fabricated Hype

    For all the talk about its huge hype and so called unprecedented buzz,ra-1 music has debuted below top 5 on mirchi top 20!This is shameful to say the least as almost all Big movies debut on #1.Ra-1 has debuted behind speedy singh! Ab agla post tab aayega jab Ra-1 wil open below BG.  

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  • PRINCE Mahesh Babu-starrer ‘Dookudu’ takes box office by storm (9.20cr on Day1)

    The success of Mahesh Babu – Samantha starrer Dookudu at the box office is phenomenal. The trade pundits have predicted that ‘Dookudu’ will turn out to be the biggest hit in the history of Telugu films. And after seeing its mammoth opening, there is no denying that ‘Dookudu’ will break and set records. ‘Dookudu’ fetched a staggering Rs. 9.20 crore on its first day and is expected to set new BO records in the coming days. Mahesh Babu’s fans, who fondly call him Prince Mahesh, have given the movie their thumbs up, and have made him the BO king. The film’s first week business is expected to surpass the collections of a superhit like Magadheera. ‘Magadheera’ grossed around Rs. 4.5 crore in USA and now

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