If you don’t want your pictures to land up on a porn site then exercise caution before handing them over to your Facebook friendly casting agent
I am a journalist who strayed into Bollywood and couldn't find his way out. I want to tell you the stories of my journey, the people around and the road as I try to navigate out of this merciless and mysterious land
Here are are weak spots of the Salman, Aamir and Shah Rukh as interview subjects. These are trade secrets that no senior journalist would share with you.
Interviewing a top Bollywood star is not easy, especially if he’s a Khan. And if you are not prepared, you will play into their hands.
For the past eight years, every journalist has asked Rani Mukerji only one question – the one that deals with her marriage with Aditya Chopra. But what happened that day left me depressed. And very angry.
Juhi Chawla fought a tough personal battle for the last four years after her brother, Bobby, went into a coma since April 2010. But few can display such steely resolve to see her brother back on his feet again.
She was once Bollywood’s number one heroine but died under pitiable and pathetic conditions. True, It can’t get lonelier than this.
A string of abusive relationships haven’t deterred the spirit one bit. Here’s Zeenat Aman is still teenager at heart.
Our blogger was waylaid into a theatre where Abhay Deol’s ‘One By Two’ was playing and this was pretty much the expression on her face as she escaped during the interval.
What does a Bollywood filmmaker gain by inflating box-office numbers of his film? Here is the answer!
The personal bodyguards of Bollywood stars know all their secrets, says our blogger Madhu Raj
This Republic Day, our co-blogger went out to serve the country by watching ‘Jai Ho’ without her uniform. But…ended up eavesdropping instead.
After she declined to participate on Bigg Boss7 and it made news, Mamta Kulakarni has deleted her online footprints
Photographs from the archives of NK Sareen The year of 1975 was supposed to be a significant one in the history of Indian cinema as Satyajit Ray, Aparna Sen and popular Italian […]
Our film-critic went out to review ‘Dedh Ishqiya’ but ended up writing a few imaginary scenes of the film instead. Did the affect you as well?
Minutes of my meeting with a promoter who wants to launch the most ‘happening’ Bollywood site
John Abraham sent out a cryptic tweet today that hinted that he has gotten married. His father later confirmed that his son has indeed gotten married at a Los Angeles courtroom. Here’s why it is a brilliant PR strategy.
Here is proof that the smear campaign against #Dhoom3 and Aamir Khan on Twitter was orchestrated by an organised syndicate that specialises in hate campaigns.
Our guest blogger Madhu went to see Dhoom3 on Sunday evening and came out humming a song. She decided to write it down for us…
When we talk about extreme struggles and a never-say-die spirit, few refer to Asha Bhosle. Take my word that she is one of the best examples from Bollywood.
Here’s the original ‘Highway’ that Imtiaz Ali wrote for the tele-series, Rishtey on Zee TV way back in 1999.
So, you thought that there are some stars who are not on Twitter. Really? Is that what you thought?
Have we forgotten about her? That one day when some of us were a little nostalgic about her, I found the social media obsessed with what is happening with Hrithik Roshan. None […]
Normally, this blog is only reserved for stories about Bollywood and Indian cinema, but there are times when I choose to make an exception. This is that moment. The name of this […]
This was a film which Dev Anand had pinned all his hopes on. In spite of the fact that it didn’t work at the box office, Dev Anand remained the eternal optimist that he is…
How do leading Bollywood PRs treat journalists representing online media? Here’s an incident that happened with me. I am sure that you will beg to differ.
Vyjayantimala perhaps had such large, expressive eyes that she could emote on screen just through her eyes. Here is a photo-shoot of the actress in 1982.
Here is a story of a character actor who’s been long forgotten. This is another example about how hundreds of character actors live when they step out of the limelight. What keeps […]
Do you aspire to be a public relations (PR) professional in Bollywood? Then here’s a sneak peek into what your professional life is going to be…
A small but interesting anecdote behind ‘Thodi Si Jo Pee Li Hai’, the iconic dance number sung by Kishore Kumar in ‘Namak Halal’
You have probably heard that Uttam Kumar’s last film is a Bengali film called ‘Ogo Bodhu Shundari’. Just a few months before his death, Uttam Kumar finished dubbing for another crime thriller called ‘Plot number 5’. A film that has now faded from public memory.
You must have seen this photograph numerous times but I bet you wouldn’t have heard the story behind it. Here’s a first-hand account of how one of the most iconic photographs of Satyajit Ray was clicked.
The story behind an iconic photo-shoot that broke new grounds, tore through conventions and defined the modern woman. In 1975.