Daily Archives: December 28, 2012

I feel more responsible today-Salman Khan

Ahead of his birthday tomorrow, Bollywood star Salman Khan talks about being the actor with the ‘blockbuster touch’ Aakanksha Naval-Shetye (DNA; December 26, 2012)   Everything you touch seems to turn to gold at the box-office, including your latest Dabangg 2. Do you feel like the ‘man with the Midas touch’? Arre baap re! Midas

Ajay spreads ‘save the tiger’ message in Himmatwala

BOMBAY TIMES (December 28, 2012)   It is learnt that Ajay Devgn and Sajid Khan, who’re working on of Himmatwala, have incorporated the Save the Tiger campaign in their film. The movie, set in the early 1980s, features a sequence in which Ajay grapples with a huge tiger — that has escaped free — before

We were offered to ghost direct films – Abbas-Mustan

Priya Gupta (BOMBAY TIMES; December 28, 2012)   For decades, Hindi cinema has expressed the idea of love as do jism aur ek jaan. This idea, though it’s filial, not romantic love, finds form in the partnership of brothers Abbas-Mustan. The directors of hits like Baazigar, Baadshah, Khiladi and Race say they have not spent

Check out Ayushmann assisting Shoojit for Madras Cafe

Ayushmann Khurrana had to fly down to Kochi to work as Shoojit Sircar’s AD for 10 days. Know why… Asira Tarannum (MID-DAY; December 27, 2012)   No one knows it better than John Abraham and Shoojit Sircar to hold a man to his words. So much so that more than a year after Ayushmann Khurrana

No takers for Rajesh Khanna’s last film

Vickey Lalwani (MUMBAI MIRROR; December 26, 2012)   He may have regained some of his lost glory in death earlier this year but as things stand, the ‘First Superstar of Hindi Cinema’ may not be back on the silver screen to entertain his fans one last time.

Rekha, Sharman Joshi in Indra Kumar’s Super Nani

Sneha Mahadevan (BOMBAY TIMES; December 27, 2012)   It is a dream come true for director Indra Kumar, who managed to get Rekha to play the protagonist in his next film, Super Nani. The film, which also stars Sharman Joshi, Randhir Kapoor, Anupam Kher and Indra Kumar’s daughter Shweta, is about a grandson inspiring his

Dabangg 2 Has Excellent First Week

Dabangg 2 had an excellent first week as it collected around the 99 crore nett range. It is the third highest first week collection (7 days) of all time behind Ek Tha Tiger and Bodyguard. The collections did drop a bit on Thursday as it a collected in the 6-6.25 crore nett range. It was

Bollywood’s Ten Biggest Flops of 2012

Aiyyaa Aiyyaa’s quirky and bizarre humour didn’t find many takers. Remake of the 25 minute-long Marathi film Gandh (fragrance), Aiyyaa was two and a half hour-long and probably got lost in translation. Too many songs cropped up at the wrong time in the film, making it even more unbearable. Heroine Approximate budget: Rs 32 crore