|December 26, 2007|
|Rape charge against Marathi actor|
Ramesh Bhatkar and others have a case registered against them in Pune.
Katrina absent on Salman's birthday?
The Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif movie -- the alleged frost in the relationship, for those who came in late -- is going through quite a few plot twists.
Bollywood producer G P Sippy dies
The fifties and sixties was a time of hectic filmmaking for Sippy, when his banner produced memorable flicks like Shrimati 420, Chandrakant, Light House, Bhai Behan and Andaaz. It stands to his credit that G P Sippy, besides producing, also directed all of these films
|December 25, 2007|
|Nandita Das' In Such Times runs into trouble|
The crew of the film, which stars actress Shabana Azmi, reached the Dargah Barhane Shah graveyard in Santoshnagar area on Monday and dug up a fake grave for the shoot. Local residents spotted the film crew and raised objections against shooting at the graveyard. When the locals asked the unit members whether they had obtained permission from the Andhra Pradesh state Wakf Board to shoot in the graveyard, they claimed that they had done so.They failed to produce the documents.
Karnataka's first woman CM, but on silver screen
Rakhi Sawant alleges cheating in Nach Baliye 3
Rakhi, who along with beau Abhishek Awasthi lost in the final round to TV actors Sanjida Sheikh and Amir Ali, alleged in her complaint filed in the Oshiwara police station that the channel deliberately prevented her from winning the contest. Rakhi alleged that voting was manipulated.
|December 17, 2007|
|Rahul Bose combines film and rugby|
The actor, who was a member of the national Rugby team, rounded his four-week long shooting in Kahsmir for his new film Daastan by coaching a group of Kashmiri boys the nuances of the game.
When Scorpions rocked Bangalore
The legendary rock band left the crowds begging for more on Sunday night.
|December 16, 2007|
|Prachi Desai wins Jhalak Dikhlaja 2 |
The 18-year-old beat Sandhya Mridul and Jay Bhanushali to win the title. The winner's name was declared by Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who was present on the show along with his 'Welcome' co-star Katrina Kaif
|December 07, 2007|
|Why Hollywood no longer has access to China|
China has reportedly banned Hollywood movies to protect its own film industry.
The Golden Compass , another Lord of the Rings ?
Whether the film, which has some of the most notable artists of our times including Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Ian McKellen, along with Daniel Craig, will turn out to be another The Lord of the Rings will depend a lot on word of mouth to a great extent and on the critics for a lesser extent.
|December 06, 2007|
|An Oscar-worthy Atonement |
The acclaimed novel is now also film heavily tipped for major Oscar nomination. It opens in North America on Friday following a solid run in the United Kingdom where it is heading for a $30 million final gross.
|December 04, 2007|
|US unmoved by Madhuri's charm|
Madhuri Dixit Nene's dancing feet and winsome smile weren't enough to mesmerise the audiences in America and Canada, and her comeback vehicle Aaja Nachle had a wintry reception.
|November 28, 2007|
|Now, Sivaji can fly with you!|
Singapore Airlines has bought exclusive rights to the Rajni-starrer.
A documentary on B Saroja Devi
To commemorate the fifty years of completion of the state of Karnataka, the government has decided to make documentaries on personalities who have contributed to the political, social, cultural and sports segments of the state.
Shah Rukh can't beat John Abraham
Shah Rukh Khan won't be able to beat the John Abraham record with Water, the highest grossing Hindi film ever, with a $5 million plus gross in North America.
AR Rahman likey to sing for band Kailasa
The composer trio of popular band Kailasa are now expanding their domain into Bollywood and are in talks with the Mozart of Madras, A R Rahman, who may sing for them.
|November 26, 2007|
|Eros Films signs up Hrithik|
The reclusive actor has finally said 'yes' to Eros Films and will do a film with them next year. The film is a joint venture between Eros and Carving Dreams Entertainment. Confirming the news, Hrithik said, "Yes, I am positively excited about this venture and am looking forward to working with two of the best in our industry."
|November 24, 2007|
|Ishmeet wins Star's Voice of India |
The grand finale, which was held in Mumbai's Andheri Sports Complex on November 24, saw thousands of fans cheering the participants.
|November 20, 2007|
|Rahul Gandhi's Chak De treat!|
The special screening of the Shah Rukh Khan starrer at Pragati Maidan was organised by the Women and Child Development Ministry on the occasion of World Child Rights Day, and the film was made available by the young leader.
|November 14, 2007|
| Indian Idol violence: SC breather for RJ|
The Supreme Court has restrained the West Bengal Police from executing an arrest warrant issued by a Darjeeling court against radio jockey Janardhan Nitin Brady, whose comments on Indian Idol Prashant Tamang sparked large-scale violence in Siliguri.
|November 12, 2007|
|Shah Rukh beats Tom Cruise|
Shah Rukh Khan and writer-director Farah Khan exceeded the wildest forecasts as they not only beat the Tom Cruise, Robert Redford and Meryl Streep starring political drama Lions for Lambs over the weekend outside America but also propelled their Om Shanti Om into world movie history.
Om Shanti Om wins overseas
Crushing the opening records of such mammoth hits as Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Shah Rukh emerged as the new champ as his own film Om Shanti Om grossed $1.5 million in just three days in America and Canada. KANK had grossed about $1.35 million over year ago.
|November 07, 2007|
|Ghai signs Sunny Deol|
Filmmaker Subhash Ghai is signing up Sunny Deol for Right Ya Wrong, to be directed by Neeraj Pathak.
The 'Al Pacino' of Indian cinema
Whether playing an unemployed youth in the 1988 silent movie Pushpak or flaunting a sari in Chachi 420, Kamal Hasan's excellence in roleplay never failed to leave a mark in the minds of audiences.
|November 01, 2007|
|Of Elizabeth , Gandhi and Kapur|
The director drew parallels for Elizabeth, his first film on the British monarch, with former prime minister Indira Gandhi, and for Golden Age with Princess Diana.
Preity, Dharmendra in Shillong
Preity Zinta, Dharmendra and Shiney Ahuja are in the city to shoot for Jahnu Barua's (of Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara) movie Har Pal.
|October 30, 2007|
|I respect my daughter's decision: Chiranjeevi|
In a letter to Pinky Anand, who is representing his daughter Sreeja, Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi has stated that he has been deeply hurt by the allegations made against him and his family. The superstar claimed that he had given his blessings to Sreeja, who eloped with her boyfriend Srish Bhardwaj last week.
Profit struggles cloud Om Shanti Om , Saawariya
The multiplex owners and distributors of the two mega-budget films are at loggerheads over sharing the profits from ticket sales. And that has put a question mark over whether the films will release on the Diwali weekend.
|October 29, 2007|
|Security to Chiranjeevi's daughter, son-in-law extended |
The Delhi High Court on Monday extended the police protection to the daughter and son-in-law of Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi in the capital for further two weeks in the wake of delay in getting security for them in Hyderabad.
|October 26, 2007|
|Of big breaks and break-ups|
Shahid Kapur talks about his new film and keeps quiet about his recent split with Kareena Kapoor.
Amit Paul to jam with US band
He is all set to perform in his hometown at the 'Festival of Rock: Shillong' with Eric Martin, the frontman of American hard rock band, Mr Big on October 27.
|October 24, 2007|
Kareena wants to promote her film Jab We Met but fears questions about her personal life.
Kapoors hope for Guinness nod
Ritu Nanda has approached the authorities, as her family has contributed a lot to the film industry.
Brick Lane 's Tannishtha gets BIFA nom
Tannishtha Chatterjee's impressive performance as a young Bangladeshi immigrant in Sarah Gavron's critically acclaimed Brick Lane has earned the young actress a best actress nomination and Gavron a best director at the 10th edition of the British Independent Film Awards.
|October 19, 2007|
|Deepika says 'yes' to Dhoni|
Dhoni met Deepika on Friday, and promptly invited her for the Twenty20 international against Australia at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai Saturday evening.
Dev Anand conferred Punjab Ratan award
Bollywood actor-producer Dev Anand was conferred the title Punjab Ratan (Jewel of Punjab) by the World Punjabi Organisation (European Division) for his outstanding contribution in the field of art and entertainment.
Chak De wins best film award in Melbourne
Chak De! India shot in scenic locations of Sydney and Melbourne has won the best film award at the fifth Australian Indian Film Festival (AIFF).
|October 17, 2007|
|Rajnikant, Kamal Haasan honoured|
Legendary icon Rajnikant was given the Best Actor award for 2005 for his role of a psychiatrist dealing with a lady suffering from split personality, while Kamal Haasan bagged the award for year 2006, for his movie Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu where he tracks down two psycho serial killers.
|October 15, 2007|
|Meet Boman Irani, super brain!|
The new quiz master for a filmi quiz gets quizzed, and emerges with flying colours.
Aamir Khan's brother Faisal traced to Khandala
The Mumbai police who traced Faisal to Khandala, a hill station near Pune, have brought him back to Mumbai. It is learnt that the police will produce Faisal in court today and then send him for psychiatric tests. His father Tahir Hussain has been asked to be present in court as well
|October 11, 2007|
|Rowling sues Durga pooja pandal|
The pooja pandal is designed in a manner which resembles Hogwarts Castle and displays statues of the Potter characters like Hagrid and Hedgewig apart from Harry himself.
|October 10, 2007|
|Suchitra Sen hospitalised |
The legendary Bengali actress has been admitted to the intensive coronary care unit of a nursing home here with high blood pressure and fever.
|October 04, 2007|
|SRK-Kajol in Karan Johar's next?|
SRK and Kajol may star in Karan Johar's My Name Is Khan, which deals with the plight of Asian Muslims, post 9/11.
|October 03, 2007|
| Brick Lane scares off the Prince!|
A number of controversies including the sudden refusal by the Prince to have a royal premiere for the film could push the British distributor to give the film a strong release, perhaps taking it to over 60 screens in a month.
Mystery woman behind Kareena-Shahid split?
Apparently the split was caused not because of Saif Ali Khan, who was rumoured to be dating Kareena, but a certain actress that has made inroads into Shahid's life.
No sequel for Krrish yet
Rakesh Roshan has not found a good script that will take the story of Krrish forward.
|September 29, 2007|
| Ekalavya's selection for Oscar looks biased: Bombay HC|
Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Hindi feature film Eklavya, India's official entry for the Oscar award, on Friday got into a legal tangle with the Bombay High Court observing that prima facie the selection of the movie appeared biased.
|September 26, 2007|
|'Dev was very shy'|
Yesteryear actress Kamini Kaushal recalls her experience with Dev Anand, who turns 85 today. The actress first starred with the actor in Ziddi.
|September 20, 2007|
|Sell-out Nunn-McClellan gem at BAM|
In addition to King Lear, Nunn also offers another Royal Shakespeare Company production, Chekhov's immortal account of unrequited love and ambition, The Seagull.
Romance tips, from Yash Chopra
The King of Romance has a sure-fire way of winning over women. And here's how.
Rani's Adi power
The actress seems to be on a bullying spree in the Yash Raj camp.