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December 31, 2007
Deepika, Ranbir rake in big money
The actors lead the newcomers pack in endorsement moolah.

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 21, 2007
Amitabh's mother Teji Bachchan is dead
The 93-year-old lady was suffering for a year, and was admitted in Lilavati hospital.

Taare, Welcome run into trouble
Multiplexes do not want to release the two big movies that released today.

December 20, 2007
Beatles' haven to house Delhi's street kids?
A Canadian actress is planning to breathe new life into the run down Indian-government-owned ashram that once housed the famous Brit band, the Beatles.

December 18, 2007
Salman to debut in Tussauds in January
The actor will join the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Ash and SRK.

Looking at star children: Aamir, Sridevi...
A look at children who became movie stars.

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 14, 2007
2007: Yash Raj's flop show
This year, Bollywood's most powerful production house makes very little profit.

December 12, 2007
Who is the gangster threatening SRK?
Bunty Pandey, a seemingly new don in town, has demanded Rs 2 crore from the superstar.

Now, Deve Gowda: The movie!
Deve Gowda to move court against film that allegedly takes potshots at his family.

December 11, 2007
Akshay is a Khiladi again!
The actor registers the title of a film called Return Of Khiladi.

Rajni set for quiet birthday
The Tamil superstar turns 57 tomorrow.

December 10, 2007
Sanjay Dutt, back in action!
The actor will film EMI with Urmila Matondkar.

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.

December 03, 2007
Even Madhuri can't save Aaja Nachle
Though Madhuri's acting was brilliant, there were not many takers for the movie.

November 30, 2007
Bollywood eyes Dubai red carpet
Indian stars to grace the 2007 Dubai Festival.

Picking Madhuri's top five dances
Choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant picks her top five Madhuri dances.

November 29, 2007
Sanju paid Rs 38.25 for 37 days
Sanjay Dutt's cane-weaving work has earnt him some money in prison.

Mira can't wait to start Shantaram
Mira Nair, in New York to release The Namesake on DVD, talks about Shantaram and lots more.

Sanjay Dutt's prison look perfect for film
One of the reasons Dutt wants to go ahead and shoot for EMI is because of his bearded look. As for the other films, he just need to trim his beard for a different look.

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 27, 2007
Madhuri: I missed Saroj Khan during making of Aaja Nachle
The actress confesses that she missed choreographer Saroj Khan during the making of her comeback film.

Bollywood happy at Sanjay Dutt's bail
The news of Sanjay Dutt's release on bail has come as a relief to producers of Mr Fraud, Kidnap and Easy Monthly Instalment, Bollywood projects that were stuck because of the star's imprisonment.

Madhuri mania: Husain books entire theatre for Aaja Nachle
M F Husain, a self-confessed fan of Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, has booked an entire show of her comeback film Aaja Nachle, releasing in theatres in the UAE on Thursday.

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 21, 2007
'No harm in SRK watching cricket matches'
The cricket legend defends the superstar.

Life is behind the lens
Ishaan Nair, who got his acting break as Varun Verma, a happy, pudgy teenager, in his aunt Mira Nair's hit film Monsoon Wedding, is more focused on writing and directing films.

Read this before you watch Elizabeth
A look at Elizabeth -- both the lady and queen -- and the world in which she operates.

SRK: I will not watch a cricket match in future
SRK is miffed by the statements of some BCCI officials that he only goes to stadiums to promote his film, Om Shanti Om.

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 19, 2007
Akshay's Sikh look revealed!
Akshay Kumar, snapped on the sets of his next, Singh Is Kinng.

November 16, 2007
SRK apologises to Manoj Kumar
Yesteryear actor-filmmaker Manoj Kumar has reacted angrily over the manner in which he has been portrayed in the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Om Shanti Om.

A Flop film! What's that?
Ranbir Kapoor's towels and the limited edition Saawariya phones are selling like hot cakes.

OSO holds strong overseas
Farah Khan's new film has set a record of sorts.

November 15, 2007
Abhi-Ash visit Hyderabad dargah
The Bachchan family offered a chadar and conducted special prayers at the dargah.

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 08, 2007
When Ranbir's butt was the only highlight of a soulless Saawariya
The film's premiere in the US did not go down too well with the audiences.At least 20 people, out of some 600 at the screening, walked out half way through the film which is about two hours and thirty minutes long.

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 06, 2007
OSO - Saawariya rivalry: May the best director win
Despite their movie-making styles and currently 'versus' status, directors Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Farah Khan, actually, have a lot in common.

November 05, 2007
Saawariya kicks off ticket sales while OSO is yet to start
Saawariya is seeing brisk ticket sales, while Om Shanti Om distributors are still negotiating the film's release in multiplexes.

November 02, 2007
Aamir's family condemns father, Faisal
The Khan family sends out an official statement.

What to expect in the Chak De DVD
32 minutes of deleted scenes, plus much more.

Chiranjeevi's brother does his bit for the common man
Telugu film industry's top star Pawan Kalyan and Chiranjeevi's brother has launched a non-governmental organisation named, rather aptly, the Common Man Protection Force

Duniya's Vijay suspended for a year
The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has decided to suspend Duniya's Vijay, one of Kannada cinema's top stars, for a year for violating the decision of the KFCC's taken on October 25 to dub for the film Chanda directed by S Narayan.

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 31, 2007
Aamir: I wish Faisal all the best
Aamir Khan sends out an official statement.

Scorpions, Sepultura to perform in India
The Eupropean band will kick start their Humanity World Tour with a concert in Shillong on December 12 followed by two more perfromances in Mumbai and Bangalore.

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 25, 2007
JK Rowling rules out plans to close Potter franchise
Rowling says that she will not consider quitting writing another Potter novel, especially as she seems to keep doing things that she had sworn not to do again.

October 24, 2007
Kareena's dilemma
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 22, 2007
Chiranjeevi's daughter refuses to return home
Srija and her husband Shirish plan to stay on in Delhi, as they fear for their lives in Hyderabad.

Shillong guitar ensemble to ' knock on heaven's door '
The music capital of North East India, Shillong is all set to rock to the tune of the 'biggest ever guitar ensemble' on October 26 in an attempt to storm into the Guinness Book of World Record.

Salman, the new Tarzan!
The actor will now play Tarzan, the shooting for which begins next year.

Shah Rukh to appear on Nach Baliye
According to our sources, Shah Rukh will shoot for the Star Plus show on October 27 or 28.

Chiranjeevi's brother 'surrenders' revolver
Pawan Kalyan surrenders his licensed revolver, and says that it is unfortunate that his neice, Srija, told the media that she perceived a threat to her life from her family.

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 18, 2007
Bollywood karaoke, now for PS2
Sony releases karaoke-game Singstar Bollywood for the Playstation 2 on October 19.

Chiranjeevi's son-in-law involved in kidnap case
Reportedly, 22-year-old Sirish Bharadwaj was involved in a kidnap case five years ago. His father admits it, but adds that he was just as much not happy with the marriage as Chiranjeevi.

Filmi tattoos
Taking a look at movie stars and their tattoos.

Himesh takes on Rahman
The Bollywood Music Awards see Aap Kaa Surroor and Guru compete in the major categories.

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 16, 2007
Wedding bells for Rani Mukerji!
The date is apparently February 10. And the venue is Jodhpur's Umaid Bhawan palace.

Akshay scores over Abhishek overseas
Bhool Bhulaiyaa does good business in USA and UK, while Laaga Chunari Mein Daag flops.

Of Bhool Bhulaiya , and a classic dumbed down
What differentiates an original from a remake is class. And Priadarshan's latest offering, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, fails completely to match up to the Malayalam original.

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 09, 2007
Aamir launches his website
The actor, however, shuts down his blog.

October 08, 2007
Jagjit Singh hospitalised
Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh has been admitted to Bombay hospital following low blood circulation in the brain, hospital sources said. He is presently recuperating.

The desi British 'Hottie' in Darjeeling Limited
Amara Karan is becoming very popular in her first Hollywood film.

October 05, 2007
' Om Shanti Om's music will be a hit'
SaReGaMa mentors, Vishal–Shekar, the duo behind some of Om Shanti Om's music are optimistic of the album doing well.

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.

October 01, 2007
Now, listen to Gandhiji's autobiography!
Click here to know how.

Bhool Bhulaiya , in legal soup
An advocate has filed a petition in the Mumbai Sessions Court objecting to the song, Hare Ram Hare Krishna, in Bhool Bhulaiya.

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 28, 2007
Idol clash: RJ apologises for 'derogatory' comment
A spokesperson of the Delhi-based FM channel said that RJ Nitin has tendered, "an apology if he had unintentionally hurt the sentiments of anyone."

Vidhu Vinod Chopra defends Eklavya
Director Vidhu Vinod Chopra defends Eklavya, which has been selected as India's entry to the 2008 Oscars.

Capturing India in Darjeeling Limited
Wes Anderson's newest film The Darjeeling Limited premieres at the New York Film Festival.

RJ's remarks against Idol Tamang triggers violence, curfew
a procession by fans of Indian Idol Prashant Tamang clashed with locals, following dispute over passage for an ambulance near the Siliguri Sub-divisional hospital on Friday.

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 25, 2007
Win a copy of Dev saab 's autobiography!
All you have to do is answer some questions!

Terms and conditions
Rules for the Dev Anand contest.

September 24, 2007
The face of mime is no more
The legendary mime Marcel Marceau is no more.

Eklavya India's official entry for Oscars
The decision to nominate the Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan-starrer film as the Indian entry for the awards was confirmed by Film Federation of India President Vinod Pande. This is the third time that a film by Chopra will be going to the awards.

Did Idol get 900 SMSes per second?
Indian Idol has Sony TV laughing all the way to the bank.

September 21, 2007
Shake hands with Dev Anand!
A great chance to win great prizes!

Terms and conditions for the Dev Anand contest
Rules for the Dev Anand SMS review contest.

Abhay Deol's top five movies
The star of Ek Chalis Ki Last Local and the just released Manorama Six Feet Under, picks his top five films.

Sivaji to complete 100 days
The Tamil superstar's fans are planning celebrations to mark the occasion.

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.

September 19, 2007
'Playing only romantic leads limits you'
Amitabh Bachchan talks about his new film, The Last Lear, which premiered at the 32nd Toronto International Film Festival.

The real Shootout
Apoorva Lakhia and Sanjay Gupta gets into a public mudslinging fight.

September 19, 2007
Rajnikant, Shankar get court notice
They get notice in plagiarism case in their film, Sivaji.

September 18, 2007
Rajnikant, Shankar get court notice
They get notice in plagiarism case in their film, Sivaji.

September 14, 2007
Telugu film gets glowing reviews in US
Popular film critic Roger Ebert has given a four out of four rating to Vanaja.

September 13, 2007
Court summons Dharmendra, Sunny Deol
Court summons Dharmendra, Sunny Deol in check bouncing case.

September 11, 2007
It's raining Sholay !
Bombay Bitch brings some Bollywood gos.

When Preity was tense about speaking in English!
Preity on the premiere of her film, The Last Lear at the Toronto International Film Festival.

September 10, 2007
Make way for Shilpa, The Big Don
Bollywood gossip from the Bombay Bitch.

Top filmmakers get together for AIDS film
Mira Nair, Farhan Akhtar, Santosh Sivan and Vishal Bharadwaj direct a four-segment film on the deadly disease.

Shekhar Kapur, toast of Toronto
There's strong Oscar buzz for his film, Elizabeth.

September 06, 2007
'Pavarotti took opera to the people'
'I remember reading that Pavarotti turned opera into popera. But he didn't care. He was a one-man crusade to make this art form popular.'

When Sunil Dutt broke down and cried
A book, Mr and Mrs Dutt, Memories of our Parents, chronicling the lives of the Dutts, is scheduled to be released by Roli Books later this month.

Big B makes red carpet history at TIFF
Indian filmmakers set a record at the Toronto International Film Festival.

September 05, 2007
40 things you didn't know about Akki
40 quick facts on Akshay as he hits 40 on September 9.

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