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  • Salman- SRK to return together…

    Apparently, Sohail Khan is working on his new script which is the remake of the Tom Cruise starrer Jerry Maguire (1996) which would star his elder brother Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. They both were last seen together in Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam. Recently, at Amrita Arora’s birthday party, Salman expressed his desire to work with Shah Rukh. Both Shah Rukh and Salman were not in talking terms with each other after Salman barged onto the sets of Chalte Chalte to meet his ex-girlfriend Aishwarya Rai. Later, Ash was replaced by Rani Mukherjee. But when Sallu and SRK met at Farah Khan’s Sangeet ceremony, Salman hugged Shah Rukh and they buried their differences. Infact, Sohail Khan has already submitted the proposal to UTV for

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  • My Thoughts on Award Functions

    I think that the Indian award functions are flawed and corrupted because the most deserving actor or actress never wins the award for that matter get any recognition. For the past ten years Srk or Hrithik who have won the best actor awards. here are some of my picks of who I think were deserving for an award Best movie Chake de India

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  • Farhan Akthar’s short film

    incredible film great performances http://www.indiafm.com/broadband/video/Special-Features/JytPVI75/3/Farhan-Akthar-s-Positive.html

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  • More on Rajkumar Hirani’s next film

    After Pepsi ad, Shahrukh and John team up again After giving us a hilarious Pepsi ad, the newly discovered combo of SRK and John will be seen on the silver screen for yet another acclaimed director – Rajkumar Hirani’s next film. And believe it or not there is more to the already great combination. The film is based on the famous book “Five Point Someone: What Not to Do at IIT” by Chetan Bhagat. srk-john.jpg On the book: Three hostelmates – Alok, Hari and Ryan get off to a bad start in IIT – they screw up the first class quiz. And while they try to make amends, things only get worse. It takes them a while to realize: If you try and screw with

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  • Salman ignores viviek

    the weekend. We reproduce it here, with kind permission from Mid-Day. Salman Khan can neither forget nor forgive people, who he believes have wronged him in the past. And that’s specially true for Vivek Oberoi. At the 10th Rajiv Gandhi Awards function held at the Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA, last night, Vivek was on stage, and had just finished performing to Beedi Jalaile with Koena Mitra [Images], when on his way out, he stopped before Salman (seated on the front row) and suddenly, without warning, put his hands together and bowed before him. Says Vijay Kalantri, chairman of the reception committee of the awards, seated next to Salman, “Vivek grabbed his (own) ears and bowed and mouthed ‘bhai’. But Salman just shook his head.”

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  • Karan Johar’s Four biggies

    Karan Johar’s four biggies Click here to add this article to My Clips By Taran Adarsh, July 18, 2007 – 09:18 IST Here’s a news-break and, as always, it’s first on IndiaFM… So what is Karan Johar planning next? He has his hands full with as many as four biggies. Yes, the leading film-maker is getting into mass production of films. To start with, there’s a project with his erstwhile assistant Tarun Mansukhani. Reportedly, the film will star Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan in principal roles. “Right now, only Abhishek is confirmed. We’re still in the process of finalizing the balance cast,” Karan informs me. There’s another project, with veteran actor Prem Krishen’s son Siddharth Malhotra in the director’s seat. Siddharth had

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  • Shah Rukh Khan’s expansion plans

    ollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan desired to set up a whole new state of the art film studio for quite some time. SRK has shifted his ‘Red Chillies’ VFX studio to a bigger place as part of his expansion plans. SRK has just acquired a new bigger office located at Lokhandwala, Andheri where employees of the company will be shifting soon. The place is being renovated and will soon be ready. The new studio for the ‘Red Chillies’ staff will be equipped with state of the art equipment and the company also has plans to hire more personnel in view of the expansion plans.

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  • Bipasha to do an item nuber for john’s film

    Bipasha Basu will make a single song appearance in the John Abraham starrer No Smoking . ‘Beedi Jalaile’ and ‘Namak Isq Ka’ showed that Bipasha could gyrate to item numbers. Now, producer Kumar Mangat and composer Vishal Bharadwaj have roped in Bipasha once again to show her gyrations in Anurag Kashyap’s forthcoming movie ‘No Smoking’. The interesting bit is that Kashyap had previously approached Bipasha to play the female lead opposite John Abraham in the film. While Bipasha couldn’t do the role then, she has now agreed to dance to an item number in the film. Reports have it that Kashyap had previously thought of shooting the song on model Jesse Randhawa . Now, it is Bipasha who will play the oomph belle in the

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  • SRK’s next is Joker

    SRK’s next is ‘Joker’Add to hotlist By Our Correspondent ©2007 Bollyvista.com Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan’s next home production after ‘Om Shanti Om’ will be directed by Shirish Kunder and the film has already generated curiosity with its title. It has been titled ‘Joker’ and will have SRK as a superhero. The film will be perfect blend of comedy, action and special effects and will be the costliest films ever made in Indian Cinema till date. The film will start in the first quarter of next year and will be released in 2009.

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  • No cold war between Abhishek and Vivek

    No cold war between Abhishek and Vivek 04th July 2007 21.39 IST By ApunKaChoice Contrary to the latest speculation in tinsel town, there are no bad vibes between Abhishek Bachchan and Vivek Oberoi . Of late, rumours have been afloat that Abhishek has some reservations about working with Vivek in Sunil Shetty’s production venture Mission Istanbul which will be directed by Apoorva Lakhia . The movie will have a huge star cast that includes Vivek, Abhishek, Bobby Deol and Tusshar Kapoor along with a number of heroines who are yet to be finalized. However, gossip has been going around that Abhi, who is married to Aishwarya Rai , does not want to work with Vivek, her former beau.

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  • Abhi will not work with Viveik

    Abhi will not work with Viveik! Here is some bad news for all those who were waiting to see Abhishek Bachchan and Viveik Oberoi together in a film. Producer Apoorva Lakhia’s attempts to sign up them for his next film titled Mission to Istanbul have come a cropper because of abhi’s refusal. Apoorva just cannot make a film without one of the Bachchan’s being in it. So Abhishek Bachchan, a dear friend, was an automatic choice for the film that features four heroes. After two successive flops, Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost (2003) and Ek Ajnabee (2005) Apoorva hit pay dirt with Shootout at Lokhandwala. He attributes the success of the film to Viveik Oberoi, whom he now considers as his lucky mascot. Consequently, Viveik

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  • Exclusive Review Awaarapan

    Awaarapan 28 Jun, 2007 10:34 am ISTlRENUKA VYAVAHARE/INDIATIMES MOVIES /photo.cms?msid=2155785 Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Shreya Saran, Mrinalini Sharma, Rehan Khan Director: Mohit Suri Producer: Mahesh Bhatt/Mukesh Bhatt Genre: Drama/Action Rating: ** ½ I have never been an Emraan Hashmi fan but have to say this, after watching Awaarapan, I would be a fool not to praise the actor for giving such a power-packed performance in a film which doesn’t really have the potential to appeal to the masses, all thanks to a bland story line coupled with mediocre dialogues. In spite of the multiple drawbacks in the film, Hashmi holds on to his own and delivers the finest performance of his career. /photo.cms?msid=2156151 The Bhatt camp is known for providing us with unique cinema and that’s

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  • Harman Baweja signs Boney kapoor’s film

    Harman Baweja signs Boney Kapoor’s Film Click here to add this article to My Clips By Subhash K. Jha, June 25, 2007 – 08:20 IST Among the most promising newcomers of 2007, Harman Baweja and Ranbir Kapoor surely lead the bright pack. As of now Harman seems to have an edge. Those who have seen the rushes of his debut film Love Story 2050 swear the Baweja boy dances like a dream and is also a competent and confident actor. Boney Kapoor certainly thinks so. Beating Tips and several other production houses who have rushed forward to sign Harman, Boney has got Baweja to do a South Indian remake (yet another South-conversion Boney special!). Says Harman, “The minute I heard the script I decided this

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  • Bachchan Aims higher to raise $200 Million

    MUMBAI: Once again, Amitabh Bachchan is ready to test the strength of his brand in the financial market. This time, he is aiming higher. AB Corp — the new, revived company of the erstwhile ABCL, relaunched with much fanfare in 2003 — is exploring the possibility to list on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), which is the sub-market of the London Stock Exchange. According to a source in the city banking circles, AB Corp is looking at raising approximately $200 million. The funds will primarily be used for the expansion of the new corporate entity. Listing at AIM has caught on among local media players with firms like Eros International, UTV, Indian Film Company (a unit of TV18) having so far collectively raised more than

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  • Shah Rukh Khan may work with Abbas-Mastan

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan may again work with Abbas-Mastan – the director duo who placed him on the pedestal of superstardom. In 1993, director brothers Abbas-Mastan made ‘Baazigar’ with SRK, who was yet to establish his stronghold in Bollywood. The film went on to become a hit and its villain became Indian cinema’s hero, who stuttered, romanced and drank his way to 70 mm fame and even ended up as a wax figure at Madame Tussauds. In 1999, Abbas-Mastan again directed SRK in Baadshah , but the film didn’t do well at the box-office.

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  • Govinda was Ganesh’s first choice for SWAMI

    Abid, Bollywood Trade News Network Send to Friend View IIFA 2007 – Picture GalleryActor-MP Govinda was the first choice for ace choregrapher Ganesh Acharya’s debut film as a director, SWAMI. However Govinda turned down the offer saying that after movies like RADHA KA SANGAM and NASEEB, he had stopped doing serious stuff. Ganesh then turned to Manoj Bajpai, who agreed to act opposite Juhi Chawla in the critically acclaimed movie. While there may be debates about how SWAMI would have fared had Govinda been a part of it, Ganesh must be credited for his choice of newfind Maninder, who essayed the role of the ideal son ‘Adarsh’ with aplomb. Maninder, who got praise for his histrionics in SWAMI (from almost every critic), is an actor

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  • Ayesha Takia out of Aladin

    By IndiaFM News Bureau, June 22, 2007 – 09:41 IST Download image as wallpaper Ayesha Takia who recently walked out of Aamir Khan’s Ghajini remake has also walked out of another big film now. The actress was supposed to play the female lead role of Princess Jasmine in Sujoy Ghosh’s fantasy film Aladin and the Mystery of the Lamp opposite Ritesh Deshmukh who plays Aladin in the film. However now she is no more a part of that project. Sujoy confirms the news. “Yes, Ayesha is not in my film anymore”. But what went wrong? In fact one expects a good rapport between the two since Ayesha was also in Sujoy’s last film Home Delivery. Sujoy doesn’t give any reasons but all he says is,

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  • Amir’s Ghajni remake lady finally confirmed

    Aamir’s Ghajini remake leading lady finally confirmed Click here to add this article to My Clips By Subhash K. Jha, June 22, 2007 – 04:37 IST Download image as wallpaper So it’s going to be Khan Versus Khan in the Hindi remake of A.R Murugadoss’ Ghajini. In this story of an amnesiac man’s hunt for his fiancée’s killer (inspired by Christopher Nolan’s thriller Memento). The original Tamil leading lady Asin was signed opposite Aamir Khan in the first-half. Several names including Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut had been tossed around for the part of Aamir’s leading lady in the second-half.

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  • Now Khiladi 2 & Baazigar 2

    Now Khiladi 2′ & ‘Baazigar 2′ Click here to add this article to My Clips By Taran Adarsh, June 12, 2007 – 09:15 IST Sequels and remakes are in! And the latest to join the bandwagon are Abbas-Mustan. The director duo is all set to make sequels to their immensely popular and successful films – KHILADI, BAAZIGAR and BAADSHAH. “Yes, the idea was mooted by Ratan Jain of Venus, since the three films are Venus productions,” both Abbas and Mustan confirm the development. So when are they planning to start the films? “It all depends on when we get the right script. When we sounded off the idea to Akshay, he jumped with joy since KHILADI was the turning point in his career. The films

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  • Saif Excuses himself from karan johars film

    Saif Ali KhanSaif excuses himself from Karan Johar’s film 30th May 2007 17.06 IST By ApunKaChoice Saif Ali Khan was supposed to act in a film to be produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. However, the actor has now excused himself from the project. The film, not yet titled, will mark the directorial debut of Karan’s assistant Tarun Mansukhani, who has been working with Karan since Kuch Kuch Hota Hai . Saif, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai had been finalized to play main roles in the film. But now, Saif has opted out because he doesn’t have the dates to spare.

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  • Fool N final (india FM Review)

    By Taran Adarsh, June 1, 2007 – 01:00 IST Some rules you need to follow before you embark on a journey called FOOL & FINAL… One, don’t wear your thinking caps. Here’s why: The film defies logic. Two, don’t ask questions. Here’s why: It’s all about entertainment, not enlightenment. Three, don’t look for answers. Here’s why: The motive is to keep you in splits. FOOL & FINAL is all about transporting you to a world of make-believe. The sole intention is to offer you loads of entertainment in those 17 reels / 2.20 hours. But, wait, there’s a hitch… Write your own movie review of Fool n Final The execution of the material is done most stylishly, it’s akin to watching a comic book on

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  • Vidya Balan may step in Pa

    Vidya Balan may step in ‘Pa’Add to hotlist By Our Correspondent ©2007 Bollyvista.com Vidya Balan Vidya Balan ‘Cheeni Kum’ might have been accepted by audiences with mixed reactions but its director R. Balki is all excited about his next movie ‘Pa’ with same producer Sunil Manchanda. ‘Pa’ is ready to go on the floors in due time and features Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan. It is a very light comedy film portraying the relationship between a father and son. Although Balki had thought of casting Aishwarya Rai in the film earlier, news has come in that Vidya Balan may step in the project instead of Rai. ‘Pa’ will have musical notes from Ilaiyaraaja, who is being appreciated for his work in ‘Cheeni Kum’.

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  • Fantastic four

    Fantastic four Click here to add this article to My Clips By Taran Adarsh, May 29, 2007 – 03:45 IST Exactly a month ago, this writer did the news-break of director Siddharth Raj Anand [TA RA RUM PUM] planning to cast Ranbir Kapoor in his forthcoming film, to be produced by Yash Raj. At that point of time, Siddharth had denied the development, but he confirms it today. “Yes, Ranbir is starring in my new film,” he tells me. The film will star four leading ladies and Siddharth is in talks with Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, Deepika Padukone and Amrita Rao for the roles in question. “I am talking to certain people, but it wouldn’t be right to reveal their names till we sign them

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