Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Rakhi Sawant had 55 plastic surgery jobs done

Woah, boy. 55 plastic surgeries.


Bollywood : ” Rakhi Sawant had 55 plastic surgery jobs done” !

Mumbai, June 27 : Latest music video sensation Nandinii Jumani, popularly known as Krazy Kat after the remix hit “Yamma yamma”, has made a surprise attack on competitor Rakhi Sawant calling her acts a sham.
“Rakhi Sawant is a fake from head to toe. She has plastic surgery done all over her face, 55 jobs done to enhance her physique, and wears her clothes and opens her mouth for effect. She has nothing authentic about her. Even her name is fake - it is actually Ruhi Sawant,” said Nandinii.

Monday, June 26, 2006

Hrithik Roshan urges audiences not perform/copy his dangerous stunts

Source: BBC News

A Bollywood film star has urged fans not to copy the death-defying stunts he performs in his new movie, Krrish.

The actor, Hrithik Roshan, made the appeal in a Mumbai (Bombay) newspaper.

The new Superman-style film opened to packed audiences last week, but there are fears some fans are trying to copy the most dangerous action scenes.

Two fans are reported to have been hurt been after watching the film, a sequel to Roshan's previous 2003 blockbuster, Koi Mil Gaya (I Found Someone).

Sunday, June 25, 2006

Happy Birthday Karishma Kapoor

Karishma Kapoor turns 32.

Born on June 25, 1974 to legendary showman Raj Kapoor’s eldest son Randhir Kapoor and actress Babita, acting was in her blood. However, Karishma had to rebel against the entire Kapoor clan for pursuing her dream to become an actress (reportedly not allowed for any females in the family). Without any assistance from her family, with only her mother to support her, she started her journey with ‘Prem Qaidi’. The film was a hit and her acting was also appreciated. But she was severely criticised in the films that followed her debut film thanks to her made up voice and horrible looks.

But she was meant to make it big in the industry. After much introspection, she decided to work on her weak areas. With the help of designer Manish Malhotra, she transformed herself into a damsel and hit back at critics by winning the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her sizzling performance in ‘Raja Hindustani’. After that she never looked back.

Karishma is one of those few actresses who maintained a perfect balance between commercial and parallel cinema. She was as good in her comic and dance timing with mass hero Govinda as she was in unforgettable films like Shyam Benegal’s ‘Zubeida’. Like her predecessors Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit, Karishma has been known for her acting skills as well as for her dance moves.

Bollywood Express train

Madhuri fan asks for Bollywood train

Pappu Sardar, a die-hard fan of screen diva Madhuri Dixit who has been celebrating her birthday in a big way for the past one decade, has appealed to Railway Minister Lalu Prasad to introduce a 'Bollywood Express' in recognition of the film industry's contribution to the country's economic growth.

Pappu distributes sweets among 3000 people on his favourite actor's birthday on May 15 every year and this time to stress his point had a 30-pound cake in the shape of a train made.

"In my letter to Laluji I have pointed out that Bollywood, the biggest film industry in Asia, has been playing a major role in the country's economic growth by generating revenue and providing employment to hundreds of families but has not been given its due recognition.

Bollywood has also earned the country many accolades in the international level and the train would be a tribute to legendary like Dada Saheb Phalke," he said.

Prasad, he said, is not only famous in the political circles of the country but is like a Bollywood 'superstar.'

Asked why he was for a Tata-Mumbai train when there were already several which link the two, he said he had made the demand as several present-day actors like Priyanka Chopra, R Madhavan and Tanushree Dutta hail from this city.

"But I have no problems if the train starts from elsewhere so long it is called Bollywood Express and goes to Mumbai," he said.

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Poaching case: Salman faces fresh probe

Poaching case: Salman faces fresh probe
Indo-Asian News Service

Trouble for Salman Khan doesn't seem to end. The Bollywood actor now faces a fresh probe into the alleged killing of chinkara gazelles in Kutch in 1998.
The Gujarat government ordered the reopening of the case on Wednesday,
barely two days after a court in Rajasthan framed charges against him for
allegedly hunting an endangered blackbuck in the state in the same year.
The state government ordered the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to reopen
the poaching case against Salman Khan and three others for killing chinkaras in

Friday, June 23, 2006

I cannot be with any man who is starry: says Bipasha Basu

I cannot be with any man who is starry: Bipasha Basu

Mumbai, June 23 (IANS)
Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, eagerly awaiting the release of her next film "Corporate", says she is worried by the fact that boyfriend John Abraham fell ill and then injured himself in a motorbike accident.

"When you are close to someone, you are bound to get affected. At this point of his career he needs to be on the go. Knowing the business both of us are in, we can't afford such setbacks," Bipasha told IANS.

"An accident is a freak happening. Anything can happen any time. John needs to be careful with his health. He was shooting in Kabul in miserable unhygienic conditions. People there kiss your cheeks instead of hello. Infection does spread."

Bipasha believes in 'buri nazar'.

"When I started my career I used to get fan mail in hordes raving about my eyes. Then, for one year, I had an eye infection every two days. I started believing in 'nazar' after that. People love John. Maybe 'nazar lagi'! Uski bike ko to definitely nazar lag gayi..."

Bipasha is not perturbed by rumours because she believes it's part of celebrities' lives.

"With success and popularity, we are bound to have rumours and bad press. If we can't handle it, we shouldn't be part of the entertainment industry. John has had too much adulation and speculation in too little time. Fortunately, he remains down-to-earth in spite of being so successful and so adulated."

And Bipasha?

"I am very down-to-earth. I cannot be with any man who is starry."

When asked about a film with John, she said: "The films he is doing are very interesting. But sometimes the scope for the leading lady is very limited. I don't want to do a film just for being with him.

"Whatever we do now, it has to be special. Let's see. If it happens, it happens. But I must say he has too many heroines to choose from. I don't have that many heroes to choose from."

Bipasha hasn't seen herself in Ram Gopal Varma's "Darna Zaroori Hai" yet.

"I have to see it to have an opinion. Ramu (Varma) and I have been discussing so many scripts. Nothing worked out. He suggested 'Darna Zaroori Hai'. I found it interesting. It was a simple story."

She is scared of ghosts. "I don't know whether they exist but I am petrified of ghosts, although my first blockbuster 'Raaz' was a ghost story. I am sure there are spirits out there, but I don't want them visiting me just to prove they exist."

She is quite angry with the makers of her previous release "Humko Deewana Kar Gaye".

"I don't want to see it. The makers had promised me I'd be a surprise in the film. And I thought that was the best way to treat my brief role. But my images were taken from some unknown source and used on the hoardings.

"From now on I want everything on paper. Who gave them permission to take my pictures from some other source? Were they trying to say an actress doesn't have any rights? The only other time when I had such an experience was Vipul Shah's 'Aankhen'. I didn't want to be on hoardings for a song. It may have helped their film. But it doesn't help me in any way."

But she is quite happy with her career.

"I have quite a balanced career right now. I had a multi-starrer 'Phir Hera Pheri'. Then there's 'Corporate' and 'Dhoom 2'. And in all three I am very different.

"As for 'Corporate' I am not playing the central character. There are 35 characters in 'Corporate'. I have to make a mark against top theatre actors. Everyone from Rajat Kapoor to Harsh Chhaya to Sammir Dattani and Minissha Lamba is a definite character."

Bipasha admits she is excited to see how Madhur Bhandarkar has directed her. "Being a total 'man-man' Madhur can still get into the mind of a woman. I find that interesting. I'd love every man to understand a woman. But it seldom happens."

She hasn't worked with a female director so far. "But I came close to working with one. Pooja Bhatt was the producer of 'Jism'. I don't know what it would be like when a strong woman like me works with a strong director. I hope the results won't be negative.

Talk veers to John in Mehta's neo-classic. "He has fitted in very nicely. With his biker-in-a-vest image he has got into his Gandhian khadi look so effortlessly. There was this unstated chemistry between John and Lisa Ray, which I loved.

Bipasha isn't in a hurry to sign films.

She's all set to work with Rituparno Ghosh.

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Kajol in ‘K.A.N.K.’?: Karan clarifies

Kajol in ‘K.A.N.K.’?: Karan clarifies

By Taran Adarsh, June 21, 2006 - 09:42 IST

Is Kajol making a surprise appearance in Karan Johar’s forthcoming film KABHI ALVIDA NAA KEHNA? That’s the buzz in the media. Really, it wouldn’t come as a surprise if the actress makes an appearance because Kajol and Karan happen to be thick friends. In fact, the actress did make a fleeting appearance in Karan’s KAL HO NAA HO, directed by Nikhil Advani.

“I’d love to cast her in all my films,” Karan Johar tells me, “But the fact is that she isn’t making an appearance in KABHI ALVIDA NAA KEHNA. Frankly, there’s no situation in the film where I could accommodate Kajol.”

Shah Rukh Khan turns father again

Shah Rukh Khan turns father again

By IndiaFM News Bureau, July 08th 2005 - 1330 hrs IST

You have seen him as the lover-boy for quite some time now. Now Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan will sharpen his paternal instincts on screen after a while. SRK plays a father to a 7-year-old son in Karan Johar's Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna that is based on human relationships, marriage and extra-marital affairs. The last time that Khan played a father was also a Karan Johan film - Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2001.

Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna also comprises of an ensemble starcast of Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukherjee, Preity Zinta, John Abraham and Arjun Rampal