The inspiring story of Raju Hirani’s struggle and a rare video when he was a model and struggling in Bollywood
Me, myself and my ideal man
Here’s unravelling the timeless mystique of Rekha
Shah Rukh Khan: Leadership implies being prepared for disaster. And it will come
Shah Rukh Khan on how he shook hands with success while standing face-to-face with failure. Yes this is deep. This is SRK.
Where fear is not a factor
For the first time, Bollywood has shown the grit and courage to rebuff extortion calls from the Mumbai underworld. Here is that story…
In support of a Bollywood publicist
If you are working in any newspaper or magazine, there’s always a pressure to get the star to talk. This is exactly where the PRs come in.
Tags that turned into #HashTags
By Koral Dasgupta The Indian Film Industry for ages has followed a trend. It loves to hashtag people, and it has been doing it even before hashtags and social media came into existence. “Rishi Kapoor’s […]
টালিগঞ্জে বাবাদের শ্রেণীবিভাগ
উত্তম কুমার কত রকমের বাবার সম্মুখীন হয়েছেন জানেন? জানেন না? তাহলে এখন অবশ্যই জানেন নিন
She minds her language
Bobby Jasoos was a crashing bore. But Vidya Balan did pay attention to her Hyderabadi dialect. Over to Ms Balan who discusses the importance of bhashagiri
The Big Censorship Scandal
Khalid Mohamed’s take on the incorrigible ways of the Central Board of Film Certification, following the shocking expose of its CEO Rakesh Kumar
An epic cast!
What happens if we have to cast our Bollywood heroes as characters of Mahabharata? Author Koral Dasgupta presents her own take
This one’s for you, Aamir Khan
Why an online petition floated by a student of IIT-Delhi forced Aamir Khan to sit up and take notice
Down But Not Out
Here’s tracking down Ram Gopal Varma. Has he quit Bollywood after his non-stop flops? Apparently not…he’ll be back with a vengeance.
‘Ewww, this is so Bollywood!’
English language theatrewallas love to rope in Bollywood movie stars to add to the footfalls…but behind their backs they can be extremely bitchy about the Bollywood ‘style’
THOSE STUMBLING BLOCKS
Filmmaker-Journalist Khalid Mohamed talks about the state of film journalism today. Don’t forget to read till the very end for an important announcement from him.
Who advised Chitrangada?
The media ‘tactic’ to deny every report about her breaking marriage to the press was a disaster for the actress