CINEMA / TV

‘Ab Samachar mein Hindi suniye’

By Danish Khan
“They should not announce ‘Ab Hindi mein samachar suniye’ they should say, ‘Ab Samachar mein Hindi suniye.’” Balraj Sahni, the great actor, quoted his friend and colleague Johnny Walker while speaking at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in 1972. Sahni was talking about the Urdu-Hindi divide and also lambasted the Pakistan radio ‘for ruining the beauty of this language by thrusting into it as many Persian and Arabic words as possible’.

Tamils like non-Tamil Heroines

BY TN ASHOK

The Tamil Film World, also known as Kollywood, has a history of importing heroines from either northern India or neighboring southern states.However Tamil cinema goers hardly like non-Tamil heroes.They always prefer Heroes from Tamil Nadu with a few exceptions.

‘I AM’ ONIR

Onir Ban Dhar, popularly known as Onir, has made his niche in Indian cinema in a very short span of time. He is a film director, producer, editor, screenwriter in his own capacity. Though his films could not make commercial sensation, yet his films MY BROTHER NIKHIL (2005), BAS EK PAL(2006) and SORRY BHAI (2008) were critically acclaimed and succeeded in making impact on a large section of cine goers.

Nagaraj to make 3-D Film on Tipu Sultan

Famous Kannada Film producer S. Nagaraj has planned to make a 3-D film on the life of 18th century Muslim ruler Tipu Sultan. The film would cost about Rs. 10 crore. It will take 18 months to complete the film which will use animation technology on a wide scale for the production of film.

50 years of ‘MUGHAL-E-AZAM’

The Indian cinema is celebrating the 50 glorious years of ‘MUGHAL-E-AZAM’, a magical, masterful classic film that grandeur remains unmatched even today. Set in 16th century Mughal era, the film told the love story of Emperor Akbar’s son Salim and a ..

Katrina Kaif gets a new name!

Katrina Kaif has got a new nickname.

She is being called ‘ Bollywood’s lucky mascot’. And considering her track record in the last three years, it is quite justified as well. Apart from the flop De Dana Dan last year, the actress has had a clean slate since 2007.

” Katrina has long list of hits”.

Shahrukh Khan-Eager to support the youth!

Popular entertainment channel MTV is all set to air romantic movies that will appeal to the Indian youth.

The most interesting part is that Shahrukh Khan’s TV production company Red Chillies Idiot Box will be producing few of the movies.

In a press release, Khan said that they are extremely ..

Aishwarya to be a Mom?

While fans of the Abhishek and Aishwarya Bachchan have been praying endlessly that the couple will indulge in parenthood, the couple have maintained that they will do so when the time is right. It seems that the right time has arrived. The actors are out and about all over the globe promoting ..

Imran, Sonam’s hot new jodi!

“I think Imran Khan has a crush on me and wants my attention all the time,” said Sonam Kapoor of her co-star in Punit Malhotra’s I Hate Luv Storys that releases today through Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.

“When I saw him in his debut film, I thought he looked hot (what lips, those eyelashes!)..

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