Aamir Khan shooting in Portugal
is currently shooting for his Aditya Chopra's
Fanaah in Portugal, which also stars
Aishwarya Rai's Provoked to be screened at Cannes
will make another appearance at the Cannes film festival in May, this time for her role of a
woman struggling for dignity in the film
. The film is directed by Jag Mundhra and stars
and Naveen Andrews. Ash has also being a jury member at the Cannes and four years ago her film
was screened at the Cannes. The film is produced by Dr. J Murli Manohar, who will have another film, Infinite Justice, also screened at Cannes.
is being distributed by an American company – Lee Daniel's Entertainment which also distributed a
starrer, Monster's Ball.
Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif together in a movie
Director Raj Kanwar has announced that he is currently shooting his next film
Humko Deewanaa Kar Gaye
in Himachal Pradesh's resort Manali with
with a expected April 2006 release date. The film is based on a true love story and also stars
Abhishek celebrates his birthdate with the stars
Abhishek Bachchan’s turned a year older and moves closer to being the next superstar. His
birthday party was celebrated at Bachchan residence Pratiksha with all the Bollywood stars
making an appearances. The guest list included
Saif Ali Khan
to mention a few of the star that came to wish the junior Bachchan the best wishes of the day and a succesfull 2006.
Preity Zinta turns 32
turned 32 on January 31st and hopes year 2006 bring her great success like her past
year. In year 2006 Preity will be seening in Karan Johar's
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
, Rakesh Roshan's
and Shirish Kunder's
Preity hopes that there releases bring her as much success as Dil Se and Kal Ho Naa Ho and
Tentative Release Date for Umrao Jaan Set
J P Dutta's Umrao Jaan with Former Miss World
to heat up the summer. The shooting of
, a remake of the 80s hit
starring Rekha, came to a completion last week in Jaipur.
With only some final touches left to be completed over the next month, the movie is rest to release in
May or June 2006. The movie star cast also includes
(in the role of Nawaab Sultaan), Shabana Azmi, Suniel Shetty, Divya Dutta, Ayesha Julka, Bikram Saluja and Kulbhushan Kharbanda. In this movie,
will be dance to Alka Yagnik's mujra song before
. Anu Malik is the music director of the film and has given brilliant ghazals.
Actress Celina Jaitley and Sean Teeg
recently confessed that she is seeing an officer, Sean Teeg, of a
Californian production company. Sean Teeg met Celina at the premiere of her Jaanasheen.
Celina has a scene in Jawani Deewani in which she is wearng an metallic red bikni.
First it was Saif, and now Abhishek has turned down Veeru's role
The role os Veeru in Ram Gopal Verma remake of Sholay was earlier turned down by
Saif Ali Khan
has turned down the role becuase he had given the dates to Maniratnam to act in a English movie. Ramu still has
signed to play the role of Gabbar Singh.
Now it's Kareena On The Cover Of Maxim
, daughter of the Randhir Kapoor, will be on the February cover of Maxim India. He follows
whom was on the first issue of Maxim. The magazine will also include an exclusive bikini
shoot of a famous model and ex-Mrs. India Naina Dhaliwal.
Priyanka Chopra and Kareena Kapoor on Indian Idol
are scheduled to the guest judges on the Sony TV Show
on February 06, 2006.
will also be featured on the February edition of Maxim to follow the apperance of
on the cover of the 1st issue of Maxim in January 2006.
Preity Zinta turns 32
In a recent interview Karan Johar talked about his friend
, whom he has directed in 2 films, Kal Ho Na Ho and now
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
. Preity started her career with a small role in Dil Se and then Kya Kehna.
Niharika Singh to enter Bollywood
, Miss India Earth 2003, in a recent interview mentioned that her next step would be to work in Bollywood.
It's father vs son for the top award
has both being nominated for the ZEE Cine Awards 2006 Best Actor award. The Big B
has been nominated for his role in Black and the junior Bachchan has been nominated for his role in
Bunty Aur Babli
. The ZEE Cine Awards award this year will be held in Mauritius on Saturday 4th March and
shown Live on ZEE TV India. Others who have been nominated for the best actor award are
Saif Ali Khan
Kaun Banega Crorepati Cancelled
Star TV has cancelled Kaun Banega Crorepati anchored by
. The show has been not shot since Amitabh Bachchan has become ill and now Amitabh and Abhishek have declined to anchor
the show due to preoccupation with their movie shooting schedules.
Priyanka Chopra makes an appearance on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa
made a guest appearance on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa for their Republic Day special.
What do Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor and John Abraham have in common?
have in common? They are all have recently been signed by Pepsi to endorse its products.
have signed to endorse coffee flavor Pepsi, while just last it was announced that
had endorsed Diet Pepsi. Only time will tell if the endorsers use the product they endorse. As it was previously announced that
only endorses those products that she uses in her personal life, as she is user of Loreal.
Watch the TV commerical
. Not to get left behind Miss India
, recently inaugurate a jewelry store in Kolkatta named Senfo Gold.
Tabu to star in two big releases in 2006
will soon be seen in two big movies in year 2006. The first one is
; the other is Meera Nair's
opposite Irfan Khan. In Fanaah,
play a role of a terrorist and
of an Kashmiri girl.
Next Sushmita Sen release delayed
, has been delayed since Sushmita has refused to promote the film. The reason for her refusal to promote the film is that a paper has released a
interview of the film's romantic lead, Anuj Sawhney, bragged about how many retakes he did for a
kissing sequence with Sushmita. Kalpana Lajmi's cannot take the movie to the audience without support
from her leading lady, Sushmita. Beside all of this, soon Sushmita will own a restaurant and a nightclub in
Kolkata, her hometown. She will also be playing the role of Indian Cleopatra opposite Hollywood star Richard Gere in
The Great Emperor
Saif Ali Khan declines a Mani Rathnam and Ram Gopal Varma offer
Saif Ali Khan
declined an offer by Mani Rathnam to work on a bi-lingual film (Hindi and English) and also declined
the role of Veeru on Ram Gopal Varma's remake of the hit movie
. Saif had to choose between three big projects he had been offered and he choose the role of Iago on Vishal Bharadwaj's adaptation of
Kalpana Lazmi, Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai
Kalpana Lazmi soon to be released movie
, a former Miss Universe 1994 and Miss India 1994, starring in the lead role. Her next project will be
, former Miss World 1994 and Runner up Miss India 1994, in
, if a producer can be found to fund the project. Kalpana is known to make movies that have an artistic value
Rimi Sen to star in a sequel
will next star in the sequel of a great comday of the past, Hera Pheri. She has been signed to star with
, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal and
in the next installment of the comday Hera Pheri to be release later this year, the movie will be directed by Neeraj Vora and is title
Phir Hera Pheri (Hera Pheri 2)
. Rimi latest release were Kyunki and Garam Masala.
For Salman, the trail goes on...
pleaded innocence at his hearing for a case against him
related to the poaching of black buck deer in Rajasthan back in 1998. The hearing lastet
more then four hours. Salman appeared in court with Satish Shah and four others whom the
police booked in Jodhpur Oct 11, 1998 under the Wildlife Protection Act for allegedly killing
a deer and two black bucks at Ghoda farms and Bhawad.
Amitabh and Rani get Screen awards for Black
received the best actor and best actress awards at the Hero Honda 12th Annual Star Screen Awards respectively. Amitabh was also nominated for
best supporting actor for his role of DCP Dashrath Singh in
Bunty Aur Babli
whom is starred opposite his son
, who collected the award on his father's behalf.
himself picked up 2 awards, best actor in a comic role in
Bunty Aur Babli
and Jodi No.1. Black won all together 10 awards out of the 12 categories it was nominated for including best film and best director for Bhansali.
Amitabh Bachchan disassociates himself from his forthcoming movie's publicity banners
has been given a legal notice for appearing in an advertisement showing him smoking a cigar in publicity banner for his next release,
. He has also apologised to an anti-tobacco group and has promised not to not promote smoking in future Bollywood promotions.
In fact, the anti-tobacco NGOs have asked the actor to express his solidarity with the movement since the megastar apperance in
electronic and print media and denounce smoking can help convice the people that he is a teetotaller and hates smoking.
Sexy Goswami in Aksar
career started her in sexy roles being part of the Bhatt camp. Her sexy role
reappeared in other such movies as Paap and Zeher. But her role in Aksar is published as even
more sexy then her past movies. The promos have her intense lip locking scenes with smooch king
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai on screen chemistry
on screen chemistry is great as it can be seen in the now famous
song, Kajra Re, of the movie Bunty Aur Babli. They have also worked together in the past in Na Kaho and
Dhai Akshar Prem Ke, which did not have much box office success. Let's see what 2006 bring for both the
stars, it would be great to see the onscreen chemistry become sometime off screen, only time will tell.
SRK signed as ICICI banks global brand ambassador
One of India's largest bank, ICICI Bank Limited, has signed
as their global brand ambassador. The bank hopes that Shahrukh popularity internationally will
help the bank.
Shaahid Kapoor and Ayesha Takia to star in Full and Final
will be once working with
. They both had worked on Yeh Dil Maange More
in the past. Their new film is titled Full and Final and will be directed by Ahmad Khan and produced by
Feroz Nadiadwala. Other stars in the movie include the likes of
, Sunil Shetty and Sunny Deol. In other news, Shaahid has been nominated for the Best Actor category for his work on
and his recent release
Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi
with Sanjay Dutt is also doing well at the box office.
Aishwarya Rai turns down an endorsement offer for Ganga in America
has endorsed many products within India as well as all over the
world, but now she has refused an offer to endorse Ganga mineral water in America.
The reason for declining the offer was she felt that it would be wrong to portray
that the Ganga has come to America. Aishwarya endorses brands like L’Oreal and is the
only representative in the L’Oreal Paris dream team from India. Aish has also endorsed
other famous brands like Coca-Cola and DeBeers diamonds.
Hrithik turns 32, hopes to have a spectacular 2006
celebrates his 32nd birthday and hope to have a great 2006.
started off well with his debut in his father's, Rakesh Roshan, film Kaho Na Pyar Hai back in 2000.
Since then his has been a little quite, but hopes to turn that around in 2006 with the release of
, a sequel to his last film Koi Mil Gaya, due out sometime in late March.
Hrithik and Suzzane's first child is also due around the time of the release of the film. Hrithik's other forthcoming Bollywood
movie release include Sanjay Ghadvi's
Dhoom 2, in which he is playing a negative role, and Ashutosh Gowarikar's
Aishwarya Rai now a film distributor
has ventured in film distribution by acquiring the rights to distribute her film
The Last Legion
directed by Doug Lefler and starring Colin Firth and Ben Kingsley. She also has
Mistress of Spices
, directed by Paul Berges husband of director Gurinder Chaddha, releasing on April 14, 2006 and other 2 films to be release later in the year including
, also featuring actress Nandita Das.
Priyanka to appear in Maxim
has been selected to appear on the cover, in a red revealing outfit, of the first
international men's lifestyle magazine to enter India, Maxim. The magazine is available in major
Indian cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore and will provide information
on celebrities, sports, movies and the auto industry.
Aishwarya Rai in the top 10 of the E! 101 Sexy Bodies list
is starting 2006 the same way she started 2005, she has made the elite
list of 101 sexiest bodies put together by TV channel E!, it was impressive to make the into the list,
but it's more impressive since she beat out Hollywood names like Halle Berry, Jessica Simpson,
Britney Spears and Madonna to end up in the top 10. Others on the list include Beyonce Knowles,
Moderate Quake shakes Gujarat's Kutch region
At about 6:24 a.m. earthquake of slight intensity, 4.4 on the Richter scale,
some parts of the Kutch region along the India-Pakistan border in Gujarat.
The epicentre of the quake was 23.9 degrees north of latitude and 70.5 degrees east of longitude
Young Indian director readies feature film
Kishan S S at the age of 10 is making his directorial debut with a feature film on
children in the street. The film is about 85% complete and is being scheduled for release
in April 2006. The film is being produced by Kishan's mother, Shailaja and
stars Bollywood actor, Jackie Shroff.
Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid near record
On the forth day of the first test match, Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid are nearing a opening-wicket partnership
record of 413 runs set by another Indian batsmen pair against New Zealand back in 1955-56. Sehwag is batting
at 247 while Dravid is batting at 128.
Younis leads four Pakistani centurions againt India
Younis Khan scored 199 before getting runout scoring his 200th run at close of play on the second
day of the first Test against India at the Gaddafi Stadium. Others who scored centuries were, Mohammed Yusuf,
Shahid Afridi and Kamran Akmal. India was were 65 for no loss at close of play on second day.
Pakistan 326/2 at close at Lahore
Younis Khan batting at 147 and Mohammad Yousuf at 95 at close of play on the first
day of the first Test against India at the Gaddafi Stadium.
Davenport loses top ranking
Davenport was knocked out of the Australian Open quarter-finals by losing to Justine Henin-Hardenne 2-6 6-2 6-3.
Sania Mirza out in second round of the Australian Open
lost to Michaella Krajicek from Dutch in the 2nd round of the Australian
Open in less then 81 minutes. If this was not enought, Sania Mirza and her American
partner Corina Morariu also lost there doubles match against Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia)
and Amelie Mauresmo (France).
According to People Magazine Neve Campbell is engaged to British actor John Light.
This would be a second marriage for Neve, who was previously married to Canadian
actor Jeff Colt from 1994 to 1997.
Neve Campbell engaged to British actor John Light
, Keira Knightley, and Tom Ford will appear on Vanity Fair magazine's cover
edition of yearly Hollywood issue. Scarlett Johansson and Keira Knightley are on the cover
in the nude while Tom Ford with a traditional black suit. Others in the magazine include
naked in a bathtub. Knightley is also nominated for a best actress
Oscar for her performance in Pride and Prejudice.
01/02/2006: 'Narnia' beats out 'King Kong' at the box office
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe took over the number one spot
at the box away from King Kong.
01/02/2006: 2006 Hollywood Movie Preview
Big Mommas House 2 (1/27), Curious George (2/10), Final Destination 3 (2/10), The Pink Panther (2/10),
The Break Up (2/10), Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction (3/10), Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (3/31), Scary Movie 4 (4/14),
Mission: Impossible 3 (5/05), Omen 666 (6/06), Cars (6/09), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (6/16),
Superman Returns (6/30), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Mans Chest (7/07), Miami Vice (7/28), September (a.k.a. 9/11 project) (8/11),
Both Spiderman 3 and Shrek 4 will be released around May 2007.
01/01/2006: Aishwarya Rai, Paris Hilton and Birtney Spears
01/01/2006: Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear in clips from 'The Matador.'
01/01/2006: Mission Impossible III - Coming this summer
Money & Finance News:
On Thursday, Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. announced that Howard Stern will receive
34 million shares of stock -- worth about $220 million at today's prices. The main rival for
Sirius is the Washington, D.C.-based XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.
Howard Stern to Get Sirius