Showing posts from February, 2012

Bhatts bet on Kunal Khemu as the new face of Bhatt Camp !

Bhatts have decided to have more than one Emraan Hashmi in their camp. Emraan Hashmi has started working on many outside films and not giving enough time to in house fims. Leaving Bhatts no choice but to place their bets on Kunal Khemu. 
Emraan Hashmi for the longest time was only working exclusively with Bhatts. Now he has started working with all, leaving them less and less time to do films with him. 
Now Bhatts have decided to put their bet on Kunal Khemu. They are re launching Kunal Khemu in Blood Money, they are not only gung ho about the boy, his acting and that he always had the potential.  
Bhatts have known to pick up the most unlikely choice, see their potential and convert that into a mega hit. 
More over Kunal Khemu’s character in Bloody Money is quenessentially Bhatt's hero. Kunal Khemu has also put his entire faith on the Bhatt brothers and is not at all questioning any motive or any action.
Mahesh Bhatt strongly feels that Kunal, who stars in Bloody Money, has the poten…

Musiciansincreasingly seek permission to combat copyright issues

Bollywoodmusic, in all its originality, has always managed to capture hearts across theworld. Bollywood and Indian musicians are now looking for influences from avariety of sources in order to appeal to larger audiences. It is thereforebecoming imperative to establish a framework and process to seek permissionsfrom music labels or publishers to license tunes, songs and visuals. Sony Music Entertainment India through the Publishing venture Sony ATVhas been an active participant in spreading the message of legal copyrightusage. With copyright infringement issues surging across the country, musiciansare now making a conscious effort to channel their creativity more carefullyand seeking permission wherever required. 
SonyATV’s core focus and business is to manage and monetize musical works acrossborders. Licensing rights for synchronization is a major part of the businessstrategy. Sony ATV globally represents over 2 Million songs and some of thegreatest artistes and works. 


Delhi based Vishv Books exhibited at the 20th World Book Fair 2012, from 25th February 2012 to 4th March 2012. Having satisfied millions of readers through their quality books, Vishv books was all geared up to showcase their fresh range of books at the World Book Fair held at Pragati Maidan. Vishv Books now brought out titles that specially catered to the international market. At the World Book Fair 2012, Vishv Books launched the series of pop up books and model construction books. There are series of pop-up books in different sizes for small children. Apart from that there were a number of story books that they have added onto. These books are designed and illustrated as per the international standards. Another new feature launched by Vishv Books was the introduction of audio and visual Cds of various story books which makes reading those books extremely interactive and fascinating. They launched the Cds of Moral series (Part1-3), in both English and Hindi.The CD with th…

Eye dazzling carnival marked the launch of Paramount’s Golfforeste Club Retreat

Paramount group of companies known for its innovation and creativity in the field of real estate presented it’s yet another world’s best creation named as “The Club retreat at Golfforeste”. This unique high class development offers the most comfortable and opulent life along with a chance to live a very special and exclusive lifestyle. The breezy springs have knocked on the doors of Golfforeste and it was time to visit the launch of their New Club House “Club Retreat”. Surrounded by plush greenery and inhibiting a 6-hole golf course as it houses the perfect luxurious villas and luxurious studio apartments. The state-of-the-art residency has world class amenities to add to its uniqueness. Launched in sheer style and grandeur it witnessed a mega carnival where-in nearly 100 international artists performed for the very first time in India, with Page 3 regulars and socialites like Amanpreet Wahi, Mehar Bhasin, Krishna Somani, and many more to name graced the event with their …


Sizzling Veena Malik and Bobby Darling lock-lips on the occasion of Veena Malik’s birthday. Bobby planted a kiss on Veena’s lips to wish her happy birthday. Bobby and Veena Malik stars in ‘Daal Mein Kucch Kaala Hai’ co-star and hence they develop a great comfort level.
Bobby explained her equation with Veena and said, “Veena and I share a very good relationship. I love her. We greet each other like this every time. Why do people have a problem with our way of greeting each other?”

Veena who is all set for ‘Swayamvar’ is termed the gesture of Bobby to be very cute, She said, “It was very cute. Bobby just came and kissed me. I think it was a beautiful gesture and I’m alright with it. It was just a tap on the lips, not really a French kiss. I’m ok with Bobby or my girlfriends doing it.”
On her birthday, Veena has made a shocking revelation that Ashmit Patel is no longer her close friend. “Ashmit was not around. We are not that close anymore. We don’t meet often. I have signed …

Ma​ryam Zakaria, makes her big Bollywood debut in Saif Ali Khan's Agent Vinod

Having wooed theaudience previously in the item song, "Dilli Ki Billi" from themovie, "Sadda Adda", the Iranian-swedish model and actress MaryamZakaria will now be seenSaif Ali Khan’s much awaited production ‘Agent Vinod'
Maryam is already seen in "DilMera Muft Ka", the mujra co starring Kareena Kapoor, choreographed by thefabulous Saroj Khan.
 The song has garnered fame andaccolades for the model turned actress, ecstatic about the rave reviews andsharing screen space with one of the most talented people in the industry,Maryam says, “Shooting the song with Kareena Kapoor was an incredibleexperience.
She is a wonderful actress with extraordinarytalent, yet she is down to earth and has a beautiful heart.
Saroj Khan’s choreography is the great combinationto this song. She has given us amazing steps and choreography to make it morebeautiful and a joyous experience”
“The very first girl in the movieAgent Vinod is me.You will see me doing dangerous stunts and in…

Vidhata music on Filmy box

The audio launch of BrahmsFilms production’s Vidhata, Tere Khel Hain Nirale, directed by Sanjay Sharan,was launched at Rude Lounge, Juhu on Feb 28. Hosts JM Gautam and Narendra singhof Filmy box  played the perfect hosts. ComposerMadhumey, singers of the likes of Sadhana Sargam, Krishna Beura. Arshad Siddiqui, Mudasir Ali, Harpreet Ahluwalia, GaryRichardson, Sagar Sarhadi, Nikhil Tonk, Yogendra Karki,  Anusha Srinivasan Iyer, Rashmi Pitre , Ritu Verma congratulated the cast of Vidhata,including Vinnie Wardan, Ashrrita Agarwal, Raaj Bidya, Gajendra Chauhan, MukulNag, Sunil Sinha among others.
Vidhata Tere Khel Hain Nirale is about thestory is about how when we plan our life, our script in being actually pennedby God himself. The story revolves around three youngsters Chanda, Bharat and Gyan.Chanda is a pretty young girl in love with Bharat. The young man loves p[layingthe flute and has to move to the front when selected for the army.  Time passes and Chanda finds herself beingdrawn to a…

Dheeraj Kumar received Life Time Achievement Award from Anupam Kher

Noted film and TV personality Actor - Producer - Director Dheeraj Kumar was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award by PTC Network in glittering function held in Chandigarh recently. Dheeraj Kumar has contributed immensely in the growth of Punjabi Cinema as a leading man and as producer from 1980 to 1984, have acted in more than 21 films in Punjabi as a leading man during that period. The note worthy film produced by Dheeraj Kumar title "FAUJI CHACHA", also had late Sanjeev Kumar in a stellar role. From 1985 onwards as an Actor - Producer - Director, have immensely contributed to the growth of Indian Television. Along with many memorable serials in various languages and Punjabi serial created by Dheeraj Kumar’s company CREATIVE EYE LIMITED had meaningful impact on the growth of Punjab Television Industry. PTC Network awarded him the Life Time Achievement Award presented by Anupam Kher. Other recipients of Life Time Achievement Award were the legendary Film Star Dharmender, Y…

''Ali is the nicest and most decent in bed.”

Women in Bollywood have certainly come of age! The divas have shed all inhibitions to make their on screen characters look real. And this is exactly what Aditi Rao Hydari has been doing, Zee News reports.
Locking lips is not new for this damsel, for she had scandalised one and all by indulging in a series if saucy lip-locks with co-star Arunoday Singh in ‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’.
And this time she has gone a step ahead by sharing the bed with Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar.
Hydari is all praises for her ‘London Paris New York’ co-star and can’t stop raving about him.
Talking about the comfort level she shares with Ali, Aditi to a leading daily said, “Ali is the nicest and most decent in bed.”
Some really sizzling hot love making scenes were shot in a plush hotel in Paris.
“I was nervous. But Ali put me at ease. I could not have asked for a better co-star to take me through the scene that too so convincingly,” said Aditi.
The room had a beautiful view of the Eiffel Tower and the sky…

I, Me Aur Main to release 27th July, 2012

Reliance Entertainment’s co-production in association with Rose Movies and Pollen Entertainment ‘I Me Aur Main’ starring John Abraham is slated to release on 27th July, 2012.
Set against an urban backdrop, this slice-of-life film marks the directorial debut of Kapil Sharma, son of noted astronaut, Rakesh Sharma.
‘I Me Aur Main’ is based on the protagonist played by John Abraham and his relationship with the 5 women in his life, the roles of which are essayed by actresses Chitrangada , Prachi Desai, Raima Sen, Mini Mathur and Zareena Wahab.
Sanjeev Lamba, CEO, Reliance Entertainment says, “I Me Aur Main is a fun and refreshing film. It’s a feel good story about a self obsessed man’s relationship with the five most important women in his life, he takes for granted. We are very pleased with the way the film has shaped up and are excited about its release on 27th July.”
Says Shrishti Arya“I Me Aur Main is a film that every guy will claim is his very own story and every girl will know a man ju…


Will You Marry Me?
Will you marry me is about three best friends who have one thing common; their love for their bachelorhood. They love their bachelorhood so much that they place a bet amongst themselves; whoever decides to marry first will lose a huge amount in shares that were contributed by all three friends and their gang of friends. Everything is going well till Nikhil (Muzzamil Ibrahim) decides to marry the love of his life, Anjali (Tripta Prashar).Even though Rajveer (Rajeev Khandelwal) and Aarav (Shreyas Talpade) are completely taken aback with the idea of their best friend getting married they convince themselves to attend his beach wedding in Dubai. During the wedding both Rajveer and Aarav fall for the same girl Sneha (Mugdha Godse), the brides best friend. The kidnapping of Nikhil by the powerful business tycoon (Paresh Rawal) adds to the icing on the cake.
Will Nikhil make it to his own wedding? Who will win Sneha’s heart? Who will marry who? Come find out in this ro…


The calm of Wahi was not disturbed bythe sound of shoot. It was a calm and cordial atmosphere on the sets of PerceptPictures’ latest comic caper, directed by Priyadarshan. Shailendra Singhlistened with great interest as director Priyadarshan seemed at ease, sittingin a sugarcane field, discussing the scene with Nana Patekar and ShreyasTalpade.
It has taken more than a year to setthe film up and move it to the shoot level. When quizzed, Singh is clear. “Wewanted to look beyond the star culture, to look at a league of extraordinarygentlemen, extraordinary actors, who would bring their own flavour and addvalue to the script. Co-ordinating their dates was no easy task.”
True. For, the film that is helmed byPriyadarshan, stars Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Nana Patekar, Rajpal Yadav, ShreyasTalpade, Asrani and Shakti Kapoor among others and is set in real settings.
Nana Patekar is excited to be part ofa Priyan film. “We had planned so many films, but it feels to good when onefilm happens. More than …

The Oscars 2012

And so it came to pass that the 2012 Oscars went pretty much entirely with the predictions beforehand. Perhaps the most easy-to-guess bunch of winners in years, at least based on the nominations least, it’s hard to find a single category that didn’t go with expectation this year, as The Artist swept up many of the main prizes.
Amongst the highlights? You’d have to have a heart of stone not to applaud the decision to bestow on Oscar on The Muppets’ song, Man Of Muppet. Likewise, Rango taking home the Best Animated Feature prize was a reward for Hollywood’s richest and best animated movie of 2011.
The snub of the night? For us, that was the special effects prize going to Hugo, over Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2. It remains odd, especially considering the later films, that the Academy has never rewarded the often-astonishing effects work in Potter. Our hope, at the least, is that the team behind it had a good night out.
Still, the night belonged to The Artist (and Hugo, on the…

Mandy's incentive to loose weight

Mandy Takhar is a true Punjabi kudi in every way and more so with regards to her eatinghabits. She weighed around 65 kgs and had a waist size of 34 inches, and is a completefast food freak. However at the audition of Bumboo when they asked her if shewas willing to wear a bikini in the film, she accepted the offer and took it up asa challenge.
She then consulted a nutritionist and stuck to a strict vegetariandiet and also enrolled herself for kick boxing classes and dutifully managed to knock off 15Kgs in just a month and a half so she could look stunning in a bikini. It paid off as she stands out for being the only lady in an all male starcast

Blood Money - Amrita Puri wants to make it big

Amrita Puri wants to make it on her own... 

Who would have thought that Amrita Puri, who belongs to a highprofile financial bigwig’s family would be struggling like a new comer to be infilms.  And that too as a choice.Surprised, we were too when we heard about it.
Amrita Puri is daughter of financial wizard and head honchoof HDFC Aditya Puri.

If she wanted she could have got any number of films to do,however she has chosen the difficult path and decided to struggle like any newcomer and break new grounds on her own.
Appreciated for her work in Aisha, where she played Sonam Kapoor'syounger friend, she is now returning to celluloid with Blood Money oppositeKunal Khemu. She like any new comer given auditions and bagged the roleon her merit.
Like her real life, her character in Blood Money is someonewho believes in making mark in career on her own terms and not using any shortcuts to achieve goals whereas Kunal Khemu's character is someone who will notstop at anything to achieve succ…