The time for negotiations is over, says the veteran scriptwriter, who has now demanded a hefty compensation from the producers remaking the Salim-Javed classic
Salim Khan has vowed to keep up the fight for his intellectual rights over the Zanjeer remake. TOI has learnt that the veteran scriptwriter, with the support of his creative partner Javed Akhtar has demanded a compensation package of Rs 6 crore from the makers of the remake - Amit Mehra and Reliance. He has sent off a strongly-worded letter to the Scriptwriter's Association which is expected to pursue the matter in all seriousness. Sources say, the trinity of Salman, Arbaaz and Sohail are likely to add muscle to thi
With gaming becoming the new buzzword this season with Bollywood, the makers of the thriller Race 2 have tied up with Hungama Game Studio to announce the launch of several entertaining and exciting games across Mobile, Internet and DTH platforms. Race 2 is the second superstar packed instalment in the Race franchise.
Commenting on this, Saif Ali Khan said, "Moviegoers today can get a taste of their most awaited films through various digital platforms. They can experience a truly interactive, engaging and enriched connected experience with several devices as India emerges to be the fastest growing mobile and internet market. With our games for Race 2 with Hungama, we move
We all keep quoting Chanakya Neeti whenever we encounter any problem or see an issue confounding the public at large. What if Chanakya were alive today? What advice would he pick from his own famous treatise and for whom among our worthy politicians and celebrities? Here's a tongue-in-cheek look: 1. "Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What will the results be? Will I be successful? Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead." Chanakya would advice Rahul Gandhi to rethink his foray into politics rather than joining merely in loyalty to his dynastic roots.
Wizcraft International confirms the IIFA Awards team is not heading to Vancouver this year. Bids are still open for a host country for the 2013 awards ceremony The 14th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards will not be held in Vancouver, as was announced earlier. The bid from the British Columbia government on behalf of Vancouver was rejected for 2013, said a statement from IIFA organisers, Wizcraft International. The bidding process for the awards is currently on with a number of countries from the Middle East, South America, Europe and Africa vying for the Bollywood extravaganza to come to their city. “The decision is subject to many contributing factor
Amitabh Bachchan is a proud grandfather of three kids- Agasthya, Navya Naveli and Aaradhya Bachchan. Agasthya and Navya are the kids of Shweta Nanda. Now the new kid on the block is Aishwarya’s daughter Aaradhya Bachchan. Click to see the pictures. Amitabh Bachchan is a proud grandfather of three kids- Agasthya, Navya Naveli and Aaradhya Bachchan. Agasthya and Navya are the kids of Shweta Nanda. Now the new kid on the block is Aishwarya’s daughter Aaradhya Bachchan. Click to see the pictures.
With the year 2012 concluding, one can notice all the movie award events taking place. Last year too many wonderful films were offered to the audiences. Among them “Barfi” had been a commercially successful film. It won the maximum number of nominations in various categories at the 58th Filmfare Awards 2012, that included, best actor (male), best actor (female), best film, and best director. “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” that is Yash Chopra’s last directorial film gives “Barfi” tough competition. “Barfi” depicts the love story of a deaf-and-mute carefree young boy played by Ranbir Kapoorand
Though the relationship between Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will always remain a mystery for their fans, yet both have agreed upon sharing their favorite holiday destination as Kashmir. Both Katrina and Salman like Kashmir as their favourite tourist destination in India. Though Salman has travelled the world while shooting for his films, he still likes India’s very Kashmir the best. He confessed that he is in love with the scenic landscapes and is mesmerized with the beauty the valley emancipates. According to the sources, ““Salman has been to some of the world’s most beautiful places, but he revealed that he would want to visit Kashmir the most if given a chan
Donates a hefty amount to set up a shelter in Ahmednagar for persecuted women and abandoned girls
Aamir Khan is walking the talk. TOI has learnt that the actor, who has often espoused the cause of the girl child, has joined hands with an NGO to build a sprawling shelter for women in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, about 267 kilometres from Mumbai. The facility will provide short-term shelter, schooling and medical facilities for girls and women in distress - abandoned girls, pregnant women and the ailing.
And though neither the actor nor his office was willing to come on record, there are reports that he has made a donation of 'no less than Rs 5 cror
Manish Paul to romance a Swedish girl in debut flick Mickey Virus
Manish Paul to romance a Swedish actress in debut flick Mickey Virus
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The popular TV host is all geared up to share screen space with Elli Avram in Saurabh Varma’s tech-based film
Manish Paul is undoubtedly a star among the actors who have worked on the small screen and has carved out a niche for himself. Not only that, he has won several awards as the Best Anchor and has had a huge impact in many reality shows that he has hosted. Little did Manish know that in his debut film, he’ll get to romance not a lea
It was literally a case of the ill will being washed away in a wave of tears when the Big B, Amitabh Bachchan viewed Ram Gopal Varma's latest project The Attacks On 26/11 . The Big B was so profoundly moved by the film and Nana Patekar's performance as top-cop Rakesh Maria that he immediately got in touch with Nana to congratulate him.
A surprise for Nana, since he and the Big B have not exactly been on the best of terms ever since they worked together 13 years ago in Mehul Kumar's Kohram.
And that wasn't all. The Big B, known to be demonstratively lavish about his colleagues' performances, sent a bouquet and hand-written note to Nana.
What's hot: The immensely talented Pankaj Kapur seems over-prepared for his character here. Yet he is far more dependable than the other two title characters. What's not: The pace is intentionally slow and scenes are purposely protracted, adding to the synthetic shade of the film. iDiva verdict: Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola comes across as a wannabe attempt by Vishal Bharadwaj. Amongst his most disappointing and uninspiring works! Director: Vishal Bharadwaj
Cast: Pankaj Kapur, Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma
Vishal Bhardwaj has often served us with offbeat and interesting cinema. So even with a title like Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola which doesn’t make
A couple of days ago, HT reported that Varun Dhawan was set to work with Ekta Kapoor’s production house in the Hindi remake of a Telugu film. The latest development is that Ekta has also roped in Varun’s father, director David Dhawan, for the same film, now titled, Main Tera Hero. “David is the massiest (sic) director I know. And Varun has an innate appeal. He is like a young Salman (Khan) in the making. The film is going to be very mass-oriented, but the treatment will be classy,” Ekta says. About the prospect of directing his son, David Dhawan says, “I have worked with everyone from Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Govinda to Salman Khan, but it’s
Sonakshi Sinha will adapt the 1980s' disco style of dance for "Thank god it's Friday", a special song in " Himmatwala" remake.
The song, to be choreographed by Chinni Prakash, will have almost 100 dancers and 400 extras, said a source.
"It is a retro disco number which will have reflective dance floors, mirrors and everything shiny and glamorous," the source added.
And Manish Malhotra has designed Sonakshi's dress for the song.
The actress had earlier grooved with Prabhudheva in the song "Go go Govinda" for the film "OMG: Oh My God!".
Director: Ashok Kohli
Cast: Leander Paes, Jimmy Sheirgill, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Sudhanshu Pande
If you ever happen to watch this film, chances are, you may never travel on a Rajdhani Express. The film which is largely set aboard the premium train only berates it as an express where passengers can openly consume alcohol, coach attendants ask for cigarettes, there is no water in washrooms and it takes almost double the time to complete its journey.
Nevertheless the film is not about the train per se but some passengers traveling on it. Four passengers on a coupe of the train decide to play truth and dare without getting judgmental about each other. But the
2012 spawned some sexily unorthodox surprises at the box-office. 2013 promises the same. And some more. What with acknowledged movie making maestros like Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Prakash Jha returning to the marquee. Here's looking at the movies that are worth their wait in gold. Krissh 3: Ideally sequels, and sequels to sequels are a complete put-off, what with them relying more on nostalgia value than intrinsic merit. And many of them are completely unrelated. But Rakesh Roshan's next installment of the Krissh saga, scheduled for a Diwali release, promises to get only bigger brighter bouncier than the earlier installments. While Hrithik Roshan reprises t