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Zohra Sehgal, Centurian Bollywood Actress, Dies

Indian thespian was featured in Brit series, films Shalini Dore Zohra Sehgal, a veteran Bollywood character actress, who was featured in such English-language films as “Bend It Like Beckham,” “The Mystic Masseur” and “Mistress of Spices” as well as Hindi hits like “Hum dil de chuke sanam,” “Kal ho naa ho” and “Cheeni Kum” died

Breakfast To Dinner – Shah Rukh Khan

The first episode of Breakfast To Dinner features one of Bollywood’s top celebrities of all time – Shah Rukh Khan. We also take you into the Mannat – Shah Rukh Khan’s house in Bandra. Shah Rukh Khan’s new movie Chennai Express is going to release soon featuring Deepika Padukone as well and directed by Rohit

Maruti 800: Myth and reality

On 18 January, the last Maruti 800 rolled off the production line at the factory owned by Maruti Suzuki India Ltd in Gurgaon. It was a poignant, yet significant moment for the brand, which had clocked a little over 30 years—most of it as the top selling car in the country. Yes, it is indeed

Aishwarya to make a comeback with Mani Ratnam

By Subhash K. Jha, Jan 21, 2014 – 10:13 hrs IST# She started her acting career with Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar where she played a character uncannily similar to Jayalalitha. And now Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is all set to make a comeback to screen after a long maternity leave with a film to be directed by

Legendary actress Suchitra Sen dies in Kolkata hospital

She breathed her last at 8:25am. The immediate reason of her death was cardiac arrest. She was admitted to Belle Vue Clinic on December 23 with severe lung infection. During the past 26 days, she has been frequently in and out of the danger zone. CHief minister Mamata Banerjee visited her seven times over the

The 86th Annual Academy Awards (Nominees)

Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominees: American Hustle (2013) Captain Phillips (2013) Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Gravity (2013) Her (2013) Nebraska (2013) Philomena (2013) 12 Years a Slave (2013) The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominees: Christian Bale for American Hustle (2013) Bruce Dern for

‘A big thank you to the Health Ministry from the film fraternity’

Ministry Of Health removes the ugly anti-smoking video accompanying feature films. For the film fraternity, 2014 began on a positive note with the health ministry scrapping the anti-smoking short-film that was shown before every feature film that had actors smoking, and replacing it with one that some film makers find more acceptable. Director Mahesh Bhatt

Indian motorcycle makers hit throttle overseas

TAKAFUMI HOTTA Staff writer MUMBAI – Indian motorcycle makers are taking advantage of the rupee’s recent fall to boost exports and overseas production. Amid an economic slowdown, motorcycle sales growth in India fell to 4% on the year in the six months ended September, encouraging manufacturers to look for ways to boost overseas sales and

Indie greats of the year

By: Aseem Chhabra Films like Ship of Theseus, The Lunch Box, and regional films like Lucia and Anumati promise exciting times ahead. This February I attended the press screening of Kai Po Che at the Berlin Film Festival. I am not a fan of Chetan Bhagat’s writings, but I had high expectations from Abhishek Kapoor

‘Dhoom 3′ Grosses $58 Million in First Week

Dhoom 3 has record opening week Film Review: ‘Dhoom: 3? LONDON – Bollywood blockbuster “Dhoom 3” has collected $58 million worldwide in its first week on release. Distributor and producer Yash Raj Films confirmed that the crime action thriller grossed $40.95 million (INR2.46 billion) in India and a further $17.02 million in overseas markets in

Bollywood shocked over Farooq Sheikh’s death

By Urvi Parikh, Glamsham Editorial Send to Friend As veteran actor Farooq Sheikh passed away this morning after suffering a heart attack, Bollywood celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Arshad Warsi, Karan Johar among others took to a micro-blogging site to express their shock. Amitabh Bachchan: God !! Farooq Sheikh passes away !!? A true gentleman, a

Happy 9th Birthday NG!

Happy 9th Birthday NG! In what has been the most dramatic year for NG, I hope that members can join us (even ones who don’t visit anymore) and wish NG a Happy Birthday on her 9th birthday. Think of the many friendships and conversations which have come by typing in “”. We may be a


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Dhoom 3 Review

From Indiafm… Picture this… The men are no less than superheroes. They speed across freeways. Glide beneath a racing van on their mean machines. Vroom at improbable speed on their motorbikes. Climb down skyscrapers. Perform acrobatic feats. Escape crashes and resist bullet abrasions. From gymnastics to gravity defying stunts to adventure sports to stretching the