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When Raveena Tandon lost out on movie roles due to…

In a three-decade-long cinematic journey, Raveena Tandon has received numerous accolades for her work. But it has not been an easy ride always as she has faced struggles too. In an exclusive interview with ANI, the 'Mohra' star revealed how she lost films in the nineties as a co-star's partner…

Vijay and Lokesh Kanagaraj’s next titled Leo; first teaser out

After a long wait, the makers of Tamil superstar Vijay’s upcoming film revealed the official title of the project through a promo video released on Friday. Lokesh Kanagaraj is attached to helm the forthcoming film that has been titled Leo. It was tentatively named Thalapathy 67. The director took to…

Sanjay Dutt joins Thalapathy Vijay in Lokesh Kanagaraj’s untitled feature…

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt is set to share screen space with Tamil superstar Thalapathy Vijay in filmmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj's next feature film. The new Tamil project, currently called "Thalapathy 67", marks a reunion between Vijay and Kanagaraj after the 2021 blockbuster "Master". Production banner 7 Screen Studio shared the news…

Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi team up for new film, share…

Actors Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi are all set to collaborate once again for a new project. On Thursday, actor Sanjay Dutt took to his Instagram and shared the first-look poster of the film which he captioned, "Our wait has been longer than yours but the wait is finally over,…

Sanjay Dutt on his cancer diagnosis in 2020: I was…

Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt has fought many battles in his personal life, one of them being in 2020 when he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The actor recently opened up about his cancer journey and said that his first reaction to the devastating news was – “I don't…

‘I love Sanjay Dutt and want to make a Punjabi…

British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha, who has under her belt such notable films as Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004), and Viceroy's House (2017), has said that she is keen to direct a Punjabi language film with her favourite Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. Yes, you read that absolutely…

Shepherd wins hearts with his dance moves on THIS popular…

A video of a shepherd dancing to the popular song “Peeche Barati Aage Band Baja” from the Bollywood film Hum Kisise Kum Nahin (2002) has taken the internet by storm. Thousands of people have seen the video ever since it was uploaded on Instagram by a handle that goes by…

Time for Bollywood stars to act their age

HOW OLD ACTORS HANGING ON TOO LONG ARE HARMING HINDI FILMS Seeing once popular Bollywood actors desperately trying to cling on to their youth is not only tragic but also destroys previous good work they have done and prevents new talent from emerging. When an elderly Dev Anand was still…

Raveena Tandon questions why Madhuri Dixit is addressed as ‘superstar…

Raveena Tandon has been entertaining the audience since her debut film Patthar Ke Phool, which hit theatres in 1991. The actress has been a part of several successful films over the years and even won the prestigious National Film Award for her powerful performance in the 2000 film Daman: A…

Hidden story of a cult classic

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, which released to great acclaim on November 13, 1992. The first big film headlined by Shah Rukh Khan kick-started a remarkable rise that would turn him into Bollywood’s biggest global star within five years. The story of a young…

Nargis Fakhri spills beans on Bollywood people having multiple faces:…

Actress Nargis Fakhri, who made her acting debut opposite Ranbir Kapoor in Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar (2021) and then went on to appear in such successful films as Madras Café (2013), Main Tera Hero (2014), and Housefull 3 (2016, has been missing from the scene for quite some time now. She…

Shakti: Clash of the movie titans

LEGENDARY crime thriller Shakti will always be remembered for bringing together Bollywood’s biggest two stars Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar on screen for the only time. Powered by the tagline, ‘clash of the titans’, the grand movie released on October 1, 1982, and has since gained iconic status. The Ramesh…

The top 10 Mahesh Bhatt films

Legendary Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt will turn a year older this week and celebrate his 74th birthday on September 20. The writer, director, and producer has masterminded popular movies, which have entertained cross-generational audiences across the decades. He has also introduced new talent and kick-started franchises. The movie maverick will…

Karan Johar urges to stop dividing Indian cinema into sub-categories

Filmmaker Karan Johar, on Friday, urged everyone to start treating Indian cinema as one industry rather than dividing it into different categories. Karan delivered an important message for all during a press event of 'Brahmastra' in Hyderabad. He said that Indian cinema should be addressed as the Indian film industry…

Ranbir Kapoor: Chequered career of a charismatic actor

COUNTDOWN OF THE BOLLYWOOD STAR’S FILMS AHEAD OF HIS BIG RELEASE Big budget Bollywood film Brahmastra will be released globally on September 9. The superhero film, eight years in the making, boasts state-of-the-art special effects and has an impressive cast that includes Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Nagarjuna, and surprise cameos…

One dead in fire incident on sets of Ranbir-Shraddha upcoming…

One person died in a massive fire incident on the sets of actors Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor's upcoming untitled film on Friday. Dr Sadaphule, from Cooper Hospital, has confirmed that the 32-year-old male was brought dead after a level 2 fire broke out in Mumbai's Andheri West area this…

Sanjay Dutt extends support to Shamshera, Ranbir after film fails…

Ranbir Kapoor-Sanjay Dutt starrer 'Shamshera' failed to meet people's expectations as far as the film's box office performance is concerned. As the film couldn't perform well in cinemas and amid a lot of backlashes and trolling, Sanjay Dutt has come to the fore and extended support to the film and…

‘I couldn’t handle the hate and rage’: Shamshera director Karan…

Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Vaani Kapoor in principal roles, Yash Raj Films’ latest offering Shamshera was expected to set the box office on fire with its collection. Ranbir, who was last seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju, was returning to cinemas after a massive gap of four years and…

‘I am done being the Harry Potter of Hindi Cinema’:…

Ranbir Kapoor, who was last seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju in 2018, is currently awaiting the release of Yash Raj Films’ Shamshera, which will see him in a never-seen-before avatar. The actor, whose filmography includes such blockbusters as Raajneeti, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Barfi, and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, plays…

‘I definitely see 2022 as a blessing. I’m grateful for…

Past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have been exceptionally tough for everyone, including Ranbir Kapoor who lost his father Rishi Kapoor on April 30, 2020. Thankfully, 2022 started on a great note for him as he tied the knot with his lady love Alia Bhatt on April 14. And…

Ranbir Kapoor reacts to being called ‘casanova’ and ‘cheater’: ‘I…

Last seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s blockbuster film Sanju (2018), Ranbir Kapoor is going all out to promote his upcoming film Shamshera, directed by Karan Malhotra. Bankrolled by Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films, the much-awaited film features the actor in a dual role and also has Sanjay…

Birthday Special: Here’re Katrina Kaif’s 5 sizzling dance numbers

Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif has always been a prominent part of the entertainment industry for the past 19 years. The Singh is Kinng actor gathers a lot of appreciation from the netizens as well as from her co-workers for her fitness and amazing dance moves. Actor Ranveer Singh on the…

IMDb releases top 10 Indian films and streaming shows of…

Internet Movie Database (IMDb) on Wednesday took to its social media handles to release the list of top 10 Indian movies and streaming shows of 2022 so far. Vikram, starring Kamal Haasan, Fahad Faasil, and Vijay Sethupathi, bagged the top spot. Yash, Sanjay Dutt, and Raveena Tandon starrer KGF: Chapter…

‘Excited, nervous and terrified’: Ranbir Kapoor on embracing parenthood with…

From being “excited” to “terrified”, Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor says he is feeling a gamut of emotions as he awaits the birth of his and Alia Bhatt’s first child. The couple tied the knot in April and Bhatt, 29, announced her pregnancy last month. Kapoor said while he finds it…

“Can you help me with tips to become the world’s…

It is no news that Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor and his wife Alia Bhatt are set to become parents soon. But before the couple welcomes their first child into the world, Kapoor has started prepping for how to become the world’s best father. The actor recently learned the skills of…

Ranbir Kapoor reveals the name of the person he is…

Ranbir Kapoor is keeping quite busy these days on both personal as well professional fronts. On the personal front, he is waiting for the arrival of his first child with his wife Alia Bhatt. One of the most popular couples of the tinsel town tied the nuptial knot in April…

‘She came with a pundit & married my…,” Ranbir Kapoor…

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor is on cloud nine today as he is set to embrace fatherhood soon. His wife Alia Bhatt announced her pregnancy earlier today. On the work front, Kapoor has two releases this year- Shamshera and Brahmastra. Fans are eagerly waiting for both films to hit theatres. The…

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor announce pregnancy; set to embrace…

Actor Alia Bhatt on Monday announced the news of her pregnancy with a special post on her Instagram account. In the picture, the Dear Zindagi actor can be seen in a hospital with Ranbir Kapoor, wearing a cap. She can be seen smiling and looking at the monitor, during her…

Shamshera trailer: Ranbir Kapoor plays a double role, fights to…

The trailer of the much-awaited film Shamshera has been unveiled and it's no less than a treat for Ranbir Kapoor's fans. The actor is playing his first double role in the film. At the end of the trailer, Ranbir's appearance in a double role is confirmed as they appear in…

‘It is always exciting to play the antagonist:’ Sanjay Dutt…

If we talk about villains of the industry, it's hard to miss out on Sanjay Dutt's contribution to the same. Be it 'Khal Nayak', Vaastav: The Reality' or 'Agneepath', 'K.G.F: Chapter 2', Sanjay has won many hearts with his strong antagonist roles over the years. And now he is once…

Shamshera Teaser: Fans in awe of Ranbir Kapoor’s fierce dacoit…

Yash Raj Films unveiled the teaser of their much-awaited film Shamshera and Ranbir Kapoor looks fiery in this intriguing tale of the dacoits. Sharing the teaser on Instagram, Yash Raj Films wrote, "A legend who will leave his mark. #ShamsheraTrailer out on 24th June. Experience SHAMSHERA in @imax in Hindi,…

Sunny Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff & Mithun Chakraborty join…

Filmmaker Ahmed Khan and Zee Studios are set to bankroll a high-profile film that will feature Bollywood's top action stars in lead roles. Titled Baap, the film will star Mithun Chakraborty, Sunny Deol, Sanjay, Dutt, and Jackie Shroff while Vivek Chauhan has been roped in to call the shots. A…

Here’s a list of iconic dialogues from Akshay Kumar’s Samrat…

The historical action drama Samrat Prithviraj, produced by Yash Raj Films, hit theatres on June 3, 2022. The film is based on the life of Prithviraj Chauhan who fought bravely against the invader Muhammad Ghori. The historical war drama stars Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, and debutante Manushi Chhillar.…

Samrat Prithviraj declared tax-free in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who attended a special screening of the period action drama Samrat Prithviraj with his cabinet colleagues, on Thursday declared the movie tax-free in the state. The screening of the movie was held at Lok Bhawan here, and Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, female lead Manushi…

Aishwarya Raj Bhakuni: From TV star to big screen leap…

AN INTERESTING highlight from this week’s big Bollywood release Prithviraj is the presence of Aishwarya Raj Bhakuni. After a series of winning performances in popular television dramas, the actress makes her film debut in the historical epic headlined by Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood and Manushi Chhillar. It marks…

Ram Kamal Mukherjee and the art of telling a gripping…

WRITER-DIRECTOR DISCUSSES HIS MITHUN CHAKRABORTY BOOK AND FILM PLANS A DEEP love for cinema resulted in Ram Kamal Mukherjee forging an impressive career that has included running a major Bollywood publication, writing acclaimed biographies of big stars, and becoming an award-winning filmmaker. On the writing front, he has followed up…

History books have few lines on Samrat Prithviraj, lot of…

The education ministry needs to take cognizance of the contribution of Hindu kings and balance out their stories with those of Mughal emperors who enjoy more space in school texts, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar said on Wednesday Ahead of the release of his film Samrat Prithviraj, a historical action drama…

Raveena Tandon on South cinema taking over Bollywood: If our…

Raveena Tandon, one of the leading ladies from the 90s, is on cloud nine ever since her recent film KGF: Chapter 2 (2022) toppled a series of records at the box office and emerged as one of the most successful commercial films ever produced by Indian cinema. Also featuring Kannada…

“Nothing offensive in Prithviraj,” says Chandraprakash Dwivedi

Filmmaker Chandraprakash Dwivedi on Monday said the team of his upcoming historical film Prithviraj has been respectful in depicting the life of the legendary warrior king Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan on the big screen. Earlier this year, the Delhi High Court had refused to entertain a plea seeking to modify the…

30 facts to celebrate 30 years of Bollywood movie Khuda…

BOLLYWOOD film Khuda Gawah celebrates its 30th anniversary this week. The story of a fearless Afghan tribal leader, who gets trapped in an Indian jail after trying to fulfil a promise to a rival female chief he has fallen for, starred Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Danny Denzongpa, Kiran Kumar and Nagarjuna.…

KGF 2 fever grips Man City; team gives interesting tribute…

KGF Chapter 2 (2022) is unstoppable at the domestic box office in India. Not just on home turf, the film has been receiving an overwhelming response from different parts of the world. The Prashanth Neel directorial, which stars Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, and Srinidhi in lead roles, recently found…

Now, Man City has its ‘very own KGF!’

THE POPULARITY of the Indian multi-language movie KGF: Chapter 2 has caught the imagination of Manchester City. The English Premier League club posted a photo collage of three of its stars - Kevin De Bruyne, İlkay Gündoğan, and Phil Foden - on Instagram with the words “K.G.F, Kevin Gundo Foden”…

K.G.F: Chapter 2 emerges as weekend’s second highest grossing film

Starring Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Srinidhi, and Raveena Tandon in lead roles, the much-talked-about pan-India film K.G.F: Chapter 2 hit screens on April 14, which is New Year’s Day for several Indian communities, in Kannada with dubbed Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Malayalam-language versions. Setting the cash registers jingling at the box…

Meet Bollywood’s greatest anti-heroes

AN ANTI-HERO is the protagonist of a movie who is morally compromised in some way and lacks the traditional heroic qualities but will still have the audience rooting for them and invested in their journey. They are often grey characters with unpredictable qualities rooted to reality and central in a…

Regional cinema rattles Bollywood

NOT long ago, the most exciting Indian film news of this week would have been the release of Jersey on April 14. It is the Bollywood remake of a smash hit Telugu film and marks the return of popular star Shahid Kapoor after his 2019 blockbuster success Kabir Singh. Instead…

Big B and Karan Johar send wishes as Bollywood gears…

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, who have been dating for four years now, are set to tie the knot today (14) in Mumbai. Ahead of their intimate wedding, several Bollywood celebrities extended their good wishes to the soon-to-be-married couple. Filmmaker Karan Johar, who launched Alia in Student of the Year…

Aamir Khan and Ranbir Kapoor likely to collaborate on a…

Aamir Khan and Ranbir Kapoor, who shared the screen space in Rajkumar Hirani’s all-time blockbuster PK (2014), are apparently coming together to headline an upcoming film. If reports are to be believed, the work on the untitled project has already begun. Sharing more details, a source in the know informs…

KGF 2: First single ‘Toofan’ from Yash starrer receives rousing…

As the countdown for unarguably the most awaited pan-India films of 2022 KGF Chapter 2 begins, the makers have started raising the curtains on the promotional content of the period action film. Though the film is set to enter cinemas on April 14, it has already set a milestone after…

Sanjay Dutt wraps up first schedule of his next Ghudchadhi

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt on Wednesday announced that he has finished filming the first schedule of his next film Ghudchadhi.     The 62-year-old actor took to his Instagram Stories to share the update on the film, which is being directed by Binoy Gandhi. “Here's to wrapping the first schedule of Ghudchadi…

New-age filmmakers who scored a hit with their first outing

Cinema is a director’s medium and Bollywood boasts of a long list of filmmakers who have used this medium to tell meaningful, engrossing stories that cut across generations. Whether it seems to be so or not, filmmaking is a difficult art form. While many people take years to master the…

Sanjay Dutt and late Rajiv Kapoor’s Toolsidas Junior to arrive…

The makers of Toolsidas Junior on Friday announced the release date of the forthcoming Hindi film. It will hit screens on March 4, 2022. The film stars Sanjay Dutt and late Rajiv Kapoor in lead roles. Child actor Varun Buddhadev also plays a pivotal role in it. Written and directed…

Shahid Kapoor announces new release date for Jersey

Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor on Tuesday announced a new release date for his much-anticipated film Jersey. Also starring Mrunal Thakur in the lead role, the sports drama will enter cinemas on April 14, 2022. Jersey is the official remake of the successful Tamil film of the same name. Filmmaker Gowtam…

Ranbir Kapoor’s Shamshera to arrive on July 22

Fronted by Ranbir Kapoor, Yash Raj Films’ much-awaited production venture Shamshera is set to enter theatres on July 22, 2022, the producers announced on Friday. Directed by successful filmmaker Karan Malhotra, the big-ticket project is a dacoit drama set in the 1800s. It chronicles the story of a dacoit tribe…

Bollywood pays tributes to the Legend

TRIBUTES poured in for Lata Mangeshkar from all over the world, including from the Bollywood fraternity. Dharmendra: The whole world is sad. Can’t believe you have left us! We will miss you. Lata ji, pray for your soul to be in peace. Armaan Malik: Rest in peace, Lata ji. Your…

Akshay Kumar’s Prithviraj to debut on June 10

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar on Thursday took to social media to unveil the characters of his much-anticipated historical war drama Prithviraj. He also announced the new release date for the magnum-opus. Produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films, Prithviraj has missed its theatrical release a couple of times due…

The top 10 Subhash Ghai movies

LEGENDARY filmmaker Subhash Ghai has masterminded some of the most memorable movies in Indian cinema history and given a platform to new talent, who have gone on to become big stars. The writer, director and producer will celebrate his 77th birthday on January 24. To mark the Bollywood legend turning…

The Top 10 Subhash Ghai Movies

LEGENDARY filmmaker Subhash Ghai has masterminded some of the most memorable movies in Indian cinema history and given a platform to new talent, who have gone on to become big stars. The writer, director and producer will celebrate his 77th birthday on January 24. To mark the Bollywood legend turning…

Vaani Kapoor: I would like my filmography to be as…

Vaani Kapoor is presently basking in the huge success of her latest film Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui. Also starring Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role, the Abhishek Kapoor directorial featured the actress in the role of a transgender woman. Her performance did not only win her great critical acclaim, but the…

Salman Khan birthday special to celebrate his top ten movies

HINDI cinema superstar Salman Khan will celebrate his 56th birthday on December 27 and receive a tidal wave of good wishes from around the world. Born in 1965, the actor has had an extraordinary career and holds the record for the greatest number of Bollywood films that have been highest…

Arshad Warsi clocks 25 years in Bollywood

Popular actor Arshad Warsi on Monday completed 25 years in Bollywood. He began his journey as an assistant director to filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt in Kaash (1987) and worked as a choreographer for plays and jazz performances. He also choreographed the title track of Anil Kapoor and Sridevi’s Roop Ki Rani…

Ram Charan to collaborate with KGF director Prashanth Neel

According to reports, Tollywood superstar Ram Charan is set to join forces with successful filmmaker Prashanth Neel. The director, who rose to fame after helming KGF: Chapter 1 (2019), is presently busy with KGF: Chapter 2 and Salaar. Ram Charan and Prashanth Neel had reportedly been working on some ideas…

Prithviraj teaser: Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, and Manushi…

YRF’s Prithviraj starring Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, and Manushi Chhillar is undoubtedly one of the most awaited films of 2022. The movie was slated to release in 2020, but was postponed due to the pandemic. Now, finally, the film is slated to hit the big screens on 21st…

Raveena Tandon’s Aranyak to premiere on Netflix in December

After ruling the big screens, Raveena Tandon is now all set to make her digital debut with Netflix’s series Aranyak. The series will start streaming on the digital platform from 10th December 2021. Tandon took to Twitter to make an announcement about it. She tweeted, “Ek aisi kahaani jiske piche…

How director Vikash Verma’s interesting film journey is connecting two…

RESPECTED filmmaker Rajkumar Kohli had taught Vikash Verma about film directing, but it was a trip to Poland that started the interesting journey he is now on. Family friend Ajay Bisaria was the Indian ambassador to the country and asked him to make a movie on Raja Jam Saheb, who…

Alia Bhatt turns anchor for Salman Khan’s docu-series Beyond The…

Alia Bhatt and Salman Khan were all set to team up for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Inshallah. However, the film was shelved. But, now Bhatt has turned anchor for Khan’s docu-series titled Beyond The Star: Salman Khan. According to a report in Pinkvilla, Bhatt will be one of the anchors on…

Ranbir Kapoor’s Animal eyeing Eid 2023 weekend for release

Just yesterday we reported that Ranbir Kapoor will kick-off his next Animal in April or May 2022. Also starring Parineeti Chopra, Bobby Deol, and Anil Kapoor in lead roles, the gangster drama has Sandeep Reddy Vanga in the director’s chair. The team is planning to wrap up the shoot within…

Birthday Special: 5 films in which Sharad Kelkar impressed us…

Sharad Kelkar started his career with the small screen and became a household name after he played the lead role in the TV show Saat Phere. After featuring in many serials, he turned his ways towards Bollywood and has starred in many successful films in which he portrayed supporting roles.…

Ranbir Kapoor to start shooting for Animal in 2022

Last seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju (2018), a biographical drama based on the eventful life of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor is currently keeping busy with several exciting projects, which are currently at various stages of development. The actor will next be seen in Yash Raj Films’ Shamshera, which…

5 Garba songs released in 2021 that deserve to be…

There are many songs like Nagada Sang Dhol, Dholi Taro, Chogada, and others that are perfect to perform Garba during Navratri. But, we are sure everyone likes to shake a leg on new songs as well. https://youtu.be/O7Tj-Ojui_s Navratri is all set to start from 7th October. So, here’s a list…

Shamshera: First look poster of the Ranbir Kapoor starrer unveiled…

A couple of days ago, Yash Raj Films announced the release dates of their upcoming movies, and one of them was Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Vaani Kapoor starrer Shamshera. The film is slated to release on 18th March 2022. On Tuesday (28), Ranbir celebrates his 39th birthday, so YRF…

Bollywood ready to bounce back; theatrical release dates of multiple…

Currently, theatres in India are functioning in a few states. But, cinemas in Maharashtra are shut. On Saturday (25), Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray, announced that the theatres in the state will reopen from 22nd October 2021. After the announcement, Rohit Shetty quickly revealed that his movie Sooryavanshi starring…

Ranbir Kapoor: A to Z of Bollywood’s rockstar

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE ACCLAIMED ACTOR’S LIFE AND CAREER MASSIVELY popular movie star Ranbir Kapoor turns a year older this week and will celebrate his 39th birthday on September 28. One of the most bankable Bollywood stars working today, he has clocked up an impressive list of blockbuster hits and…

Ranbir Kapoor set to shoot a special song for Dharma…

Buzz has it that Ranbir Kapoor is set to feature in a special song for Dharma Productions’ upcoming film Mr Lele. Directed by Shashank Khaitan, the film stars Vicky Kaushal and Kiara Advani in principal roles. And if reports are to be believed, the lead pair may also feature in…

The memorable ghosts of Bollywood

SPOOKY SPIRITS THAT HAVE HAUNTED AND ENTERTAINED HINDI CINEMA AUDIENCES ACROSS THE DECADES BOLLYWOOD may not be known for making spooky films, but it has had some memorable ghosts across the decades that have ranged from loveable spirits to the darn right scary. New Bollywood film Bhoot Police, starring Saif…

Salman Khan’s recent tweet hints at Shah Rukh Khan’s digital…

A few days ago, a Disney+ Hotstar advertisement featuring Shah Rukh Khan was released. In the advertisement, we were shown how SRK was feeling FOMO (fear of missing out) as all his contemporaries including Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, and Sanjay Dutt are having releases on the streaming…

Dia Mirza on 15 years of Lage Raho Munna Bhai:…

Rajkumar Hirani’s Lage Raho Munna Bhai starred Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, and Vidya Balan, in the lead roles, and Dia Mirza, Boman Irani, and Dilip Prabhavalkar played pivotal roles in it. On Wednesday (01), Lage Raho Munna Bhai completed 15 years of its release and Dia Mirza took to Twitter…

Raveena Tandon plays a negative character in Manish Gupta’s next

Last seen in filmmaker Onir’s Shab (2017), Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon has reportedly wrapped up filmmaker Manish Gupta’s next directorial venture. The thriller will feature the actress in a never-seen-before avatar. Gupta, who works with Tandon for the first time, cannot stop praising the charisma and professionalism of the actress.…

Janmashtami 2021: 5 Bollywood songs that should be on your…

Janmashtami or Krishna Janmashtami is the festival when the birth of Lord Krishna is celebrated. One of the most famous ways to celebrate this festival is by breaking the Matka (mud pot) popularly known as Dahi Handi. Bollywood filmmakers have showcased this festival many times on the big screen, and…

Legacy of a Bollywood classic

THIRTY FUN FACTS TO MARK THE THREE-DECADE ANNIVERSARY OF 1991 MUSICAL SAAJAN THIS week marks the 30th anniversary of Bollywood classic Saajan. Powered by marvellous music, the massively popular movie starring Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt and Salman Khan was a blockbuster success when it released on August 30, 1991. To…

KGF – Chapter 2: Release date of Yash starrer announced

KGF: Chapter 2 is one of the most awaited upcoming films. The movie stars Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, and Srinidhi Shetty. A couple of days ago, it was announced that Zee has acquired the worldwide satellite rights of the film for South languages, and on Sunday (22), the makers…

Ranbir Kapoor approached to play Lord Ram in Nitesh Tiwari’s…

According to reports, filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari has approached Ranbir Kapoor to play Lord Ram in his next directorial venture, Ramayana. Rumours were doing the rounds lately that Tollywood superstar Mahesh Babu was the original choice for the same role, but he turned down the offer. An entertainment portal quotes a…

KGF – Chapter 2: Zee acquires the worldwide satellite rights…

Yash starrer KGF: Chapter 2 is one of the most awaited pan-India films of the year. The movie is shot in Kannada, but it will be dubbed and released in various languages like Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam. The Prashanth Neel’s directorial was slated to release in July this year…

From Border to Uri: The Surgical Strike: 5 war films…

India, the largest democracy in the world, is celebrating its 75th Independence Day today on August 15, 2021. In a normal scenario, all countrymen would revel in a host of activities to celebrate the occasion. But since we are in the middle of a pandemic, celebrations are bound to be…

Ajay Devgn: There are such great sacrifices that people don’t…

Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride of India started streaming on Disney+ Hotstar on Friday (13). The film has received a mixed response from the critics as well as the audiences. The movie is set against the backdrop of Indo-Pak war of 1971, and Ajay plays the role of IAF…

Bhuj – The Pride Of India movie review: This Ajay…

Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride Of India has started streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. It is undoubtedly one of the biggest films to get a direct-to-release during the pandemic. The movie is set against the backdrop of the Indo-Pak war of 1971. During the war, Pakistan  attacks the Bhuj IAF…

Kajol watches Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India in…

Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride of India is all set to premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on Friday (13). Recently, at a special screening Ajay’s wife and actress Kajol watched the film in a theatre and took to Instagram to inform her fans about it. She posted, “My theatre experience…

KGF – Chapter 2 new poster and Bhai Bhai song;…

Sanjay Dutt has some interesting films lined up and two of them are KGF: Chapter 2 and Bhuj: The Pride of India. On Thursday (29), the actor celebrates his 62nd birthday, and the makers of KGF and Bhuj treated his fans with a new poster and a song respectively. The…

Karan Malhotra: Shamshera is a visual extravaganza

In 2018, it was announced that Karan Malhotra will be directing a movie titled Shamshera starring Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Vaani Kapoor. The movie was slated to release in 2020 but was postponed due to the pandemic. Earlier, this year, Yash Raj Films announced that the film will release…

Sanjay Dutt: 12 finest films of Hindi cinema’s ‘bad boy’

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL TO CELEBRATE THE BOLLYWOOD ACTOR’S ACTION-PACKED 40-YEAR CAREER ON JULY 29, actor Sanjay Dutt turns a year older and celebrates his 62nd birthday. The bad boy of Bollywood has had a rollercoaster life and career filled with high drama, which was documented in blockbuster movie Sanju (2018). He…

Biopic on Sourav Ganguly in the works; Ranbir Kapoor in…

Former Indian Cricket team captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that a biopic chronicling his eventful cricketing career is in the works. To be produced by a leading banner, the upcoming project will be made in Hindi. Ganguly confirmed the news during a conversation with News18. “Yes,…

Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay Dutt to star in a…

Sanjay Dutt did in a cameo in Shah Rukh Khan starrer Ra. One and he was also a part of a song in Om Shanti Om. But, we haven’t seen Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay in a film together in full-fledged roles. However, it looks like that might happen soon.…

Bhuj – The Pride Of India trailer: This Ajay Devgn…

Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, Sharad Kelkar, Ammy Virk, and Pranita Subhash will be seen in Abhishek Dudhaiya’s Bhuj: The Pride of India. The movie is all set to release on Disney+ Hotstar on 13th August 2021. On Monday, the makers released the trailer of the film.…

Sonakshi Sinha’s horror-comedy film with RSVP Movies locks its title

A couple of days ago, we informed our readers that Sonakshi Sinha and Riteish Deshmukh were set to headline an upcoming horror-comedy film, produced by Ronnie Screwvala under his banner, RSVP Movies. The latest update on the forthcoming project is that the makers have not only locked its official title,…

KGF Chapter 2: Makers hint at announcing the new release…

Kannada movie KGF: Chapter 1 starring Yash in the lead role released in 2018. It was a blockbuster at the box office, and even the dubbed versions of the movie received a good response. Now, moviegoers have been waiting for KGF: Chapter 2, and the film was slated to release…

Release date of Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride of…

Abhishek Dudhaiya’s Bhuj: The Pride Of India stars Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, Ammy Virk, and Sharad Kelkar in the lead roles. The movie was announced in 2019 and was slated to hit the big screens in August 2020. However, due to the pandemic, the film was…

Sanjay Gupta denies reports of working with Sanjay Dutt in…

Director Sanjay Gupta and actor Sanjay Dutt have worked together in films like Aatish: Feel the Fire, Jung, Khauf, Kaante, Musafir, Zinda, and Dus Kahaniyaan. Recently, an entertainment portal reported that Gupta is planning Zinda 2 with Sanjay Dutt. However, the filmmaker took to Twitter to deny the reports. He…

Bhuj – The Pride of India: Ajay Devgn to start…

Abhishek Dudhaiya’s Bhuj: The Pride of India stars Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, and Sharad Kelkar. The film was slated to release in 2020, but due to the pandemic, the shooting got delayed and the release date was postponed. Now, according to a report in Mid-day, the…

Fresh details emerge on Ranbir Kapoor’s next with Imtiaz Ali

Almost 6 years after the release of Tamasha (2015), Ranbir Kapoor and Imtiaz Ali are set to reunite for a new film, as per reports. From what we hear, Kapoor has verbally agreed to do the untitled film. Rumours have been doing the rounds lately that the upcoming project is…

Humble request to producers to put some money on me:…

There is no denying the fact that Sharad Kelkar is one of the most talented actors working in showbiz. After proving his mettle on television and in several successful films, the actor is now also winning raves for his work on streaming shows. Kelkar can be currently seen in Amazon…

Did you know Ranbir Kapoor auditioned for Mira Nair’s political…

Ranbir Kapoor, who belongs to the most respected and revered Kapoor family of Bollywood, began his acting career with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya in 2007. The romantic drama also provided a launchpad to yet another star child, Sonam Kapoor, who is the elder daughter of evergreen Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor.…

Prithviraj: Karni Sena raises objection over the title of the…

By Murtuza Iqbal In 2018, Karni Sena had issues with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat. The organisation wanted a ban on the Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Shahid Kapoor starrer. However, after a lot of hullabaloo, the film finally released and there was nothing objectionable in the film. Now, according to…

Sunil Dutt: Life and times of a film icon

TWENTY FACTS ABOUT THE BOLLYWOOD LEGEND’S GREAT CAREER, TO MARK HIS DEATH ANNIVERSARY by ASJAD NAZIR THIS week marks the death anniversary of legendary Bollywood star Sunil Dutt, who passed away on May 25, 2005, aged 75. Apart from being one of the greatest Hindi film stars of all time, he…

“Hrithik Roshan was the best bet,” says Raj N Sippy…

By: Mohnish Singh Remakes remain always in vogue in Bollywood. If not many, at least half a dozen remakes are currently at various stages of development in Hindi cinema. Speculation has been rife for long that a remake of Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini’s cult film Satte Pe Satta (1982)…

The top 10 Madhuri Dixit movies

by ASJAD NAZIR BOLLYWOOD icon Madhuri Dixit turns a year older this week and celebrates her 54th birthday on May 15. The best way to celebrate this occasion is to add some of her most magnificent work to your lockdown watchlist. Eastern Eye presents her top 10 films, which show…

International Nurses Day: Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra and other celebs…

By Murtuza Iqbal Doctors and nurses are the true real-life heroes. During this difficult time of the pandemic, they have been working round to clock to save lives. Today, it is International Nurses Day and many Bollywood celebs like Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Sidharth Malhotra, and others have thanked all…

Ram Gopal Varma on whether Irrfan Khan was in the…

By: Mohnish Singh Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has delivered some memorable films in his career. The 1997 film Daud remains one of his most notable works to date. Though Sanjay Dutt and Urmila Matondkar-starrer did not set the cash registers jingling upon its theatrical release in 1997, it did manage…

Sonakshi Sinha’s digital project Bulbul Tarang to be based on…

By: Mohnish Singh While her maiden streaming show Fallen is yet to premiere, Sonakshi Sinha has signed on to topline two more digital projects. Buzz has it that the Dabangg (2010) actress plays a pivotal part in the high-profile web series Heera Mandi, backed by eminent filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali.…

Remembering Rishi Kapoor with 20 of his best movies

LOOKING BACK AT THE TALENTED ACTOR’S FINEST WORK ON HIS FIRST DEATH ANNIVERSARY by ASJAD NAZIR LEGENDARY actor Rishi Kapoor passed away on April 30, 2020, at the age of 67 after a long battle with leukemia. He left behind an incredible body of work that has delighted different generations…

Ajay Devgn: This second wave has got me worried

By: Mohnish Singh The Hindi film industry has come to a grinding halt once again as the state of Maharashtra observes a 15-day shutdown amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India. Before the situation got out of control and the country started reporting an unprecedented rise in…

Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride Of India set to premiere…

By: Mohnish Singh It has been close to a year since Disney+ Hotstar announced the titles of the films it had acquired for a direct-to-digital premiere on the streaming service. While such films as Dil Bechara, Lootcase, Khuda Haafiz, Sadak 2, and Laxmii have already premiered on the streamer, all…

Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut and other celebs wish their fans…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eedRzBFXO5g By Murtuza Iqbal  Ram Navami is the day when the birthday of Lord Ram is celebrated. It’s a very auspicious day for Hindus, and today, many Bollywood celebs like Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut, Sanjay Dutt, and others took to social media to wish their fans Happy Ram Navami. Akshay…

Akshaye Khanna and Raveena Tandon to star in a web…

By Murtuza Iqbal Akshaye Khanna and Raveena Tandon are two powerhouses of talents, and watching them sharing screen space would be amazing. The two actors have teamed up for the first time for a web series titled Legacy which will be directed by Vijay Gutte. Gutte took to Instagram to…

Ranbir Kapoor’s Animal to begin production in October

By: Mohnish Singh Ranbir Kapoor, who was last seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju (2019), has several plum projects on his platter right now, including filmmaker Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s next directorial offering Animal, which also stars Parineeti Chopra, Anil Kapoor and Bobby Deol in significant roles. Kapoor is currently filming for…

Bollywood celebs wish their fans Happy Holi

By Murtuza Iqbal Today, the whole world is celebrating the festival of Holi. So, many Bollywood celebs took to social media to wish their fans a very Happy Holi. But, along with the Holi wishes, the celebs have also requested fans to celebrate the festival at home, and stay safe…

Bollywood actors who are all set to make their debut…

By Murtuza Iqbal Many actors from down South like Vijay Deverakonda, Vijay Sethupathi, Samantha Akkineni, and others are all set for their Hindi debut. But well, actors of the Hindi film industry are also not behind as they are also ready to make a mark down South. So, today let’s…

Before Mumbai Saga hits the big screens, let’s look at…

By Murtuza Iqbal Gangster-drama is a genre that has been explored a lot in Bollywood, and it mainly attracts the masses of India. After a long time, a gangster-drama is all set to hit the big screens tomorrow. We are talking about John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi starrer Mumbai Saga.…

Sonakshi Sinha: I am a workaholic, I love working

By: Mohnish Singh Last seen in Dabangg 3 (2019), Sonakshi Sinha is one of the busiest actresses working in Bollywood. Ever since making her silver screen debut with Salman Khan-starrer cop-drama Dabangg (2010), she has been headlining at least two films every year. After working non-stop for more than a…

Rumi Jaffrey to revive Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty’s…

By: Mohnish Singh The year 2020 turned out to be a difficult one for all of us, but for Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty, it was a monstrous year. The actress lost his boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput to suicide. The Kedarnath (2018) actor was found hanging from the ceiling of his…

From Bunty Aur Babli 2 to Prithviraj, YRF announces the…

By Murtuza Iqbal In 2020, during the lockdown, many filmmakers decided to release their films on the OTT platforms, but Yash Raj Films had announced that their movies will release in theatres only. Now, today, they have announced the release date of their five movies... Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar The…

Nora Fatehi onboards Remo D’Souza’s ABCD 3?

By: Mohnish Singh According to reports, choreographer-turned-filmmaker Remo D'Souza has commenced work on his next directorial offering ABCD 3, the third installment of his highly successful dance film franchise ABCD. Recently, Nora Fatehi was spotted meeting D'Souza and his wife Lizelle D'Souza and, in absolutely no time, the rumour mill…

Valentine’s Day Special: Kaykay & Co select their favourite Hindi…

  MARVELLOUS music act Kaykay & Co have made a name for themselves as lead­ing live performers and they are particularly brilliant when delivering the biggest Bolly­wood hits of all time. This has included superb, streamed shows across the pandemic, which have lifted the spirits of those in self-iso­lation. Eastern…

Sanjay Dutt on his battle with cancer: They told me…

By Murtuza Iqbal In August 2020, Sanjay Dutt had announced that he is taking a break from work due to some medical issues. Soon, it was revealed that the actor has been diagnosed with cancer. But, in October 2020, the actor revealed that he has won the battle against the…

Romantic Bollywood movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

FEEL-GOOD HINDI FILMS FOR THE DAY OF LOVE AND WHAT THEY TAUGHT US by ASJAD NAZIR WITH lockdown not ending anytime soon, most people will be spending Valentine’s Day on February 14 indoors this year and a great pick-me-up during this difficult time is a nice romantic movie. Bollywood being…

Yash announces the release date of K.G.F: Chapter 2

By Murtuza Iqbal Kannada film K.G.F: Chapter 2 is one of the most awaited films of the year. The movie stars Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, and Srinidhi Shetty in the lead roles. A few days ago, the makers had released the teaser of the movie, and today, the release…

Coming soon: 40 exciting Bollywood films

FROM BIG BIOPICS AND REMAKES TO HUGE ACTION BLOCKBUSTERS, A LOOK AHEAD TO HOTLY ANTICIPATED HINDI CINEMA RELEASES AND WHAT TO EXPECT by ASJAD NAZIR THE Covid-19 pandemic may have halted Bollywood badly, but that isn’t stopping the most prolific film industry from powering ahead with more productions. With a…

Excel Entertainment pays a whopping amount for the Hindi rights…

By Murtuza Iqbal Kannada film K.G.F: Chapter 1 released in 2018, and the Hindi dubbed version of the movie was presented by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment. While the Kannada film did exceptionally well at the box office, the Hindi version of the movie had also done a…

Vijay Sethupathi to play antagonist to Prabhas in Salaar?

By: Mohnish Singh Vijay Sethupathi, who is presently riding high on the riotous success of his latest Tamil film Master (2021), has multiple projects at various stages of development. And if fresh reports are to be believed, the talented actor is set to bag yet another high-profile film. According to…

Teaser of Yash, Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon starrer K.G.F:…

By Murtuza Iqbal In 2018, a Kannada film titled K.G.F: Chapter 1 starring Yash had hit the big screens. The movie was a blockbuster at the box office and became the highest-grossing Kannada film. Even the Hindi dubbed version had done a good business. Everyone has been waiting for K.G.F:…

Bollywood Oscars

THE BEST OF HINDI CINEMA IN A YEAR HIT BY COVID-19 by ASJAD NAZIR THE number of Bollywood films released in 2020 plummeted and many were forced to premiere straight onto streaming sites, but that shouldn’t stop us from celebrating the best Hindi cinema had to offer during a troubled…

KGF: Chapter 2 to be distributed by actor Prithviraj in…

By: Mohnish Singh After the thunderous success of KGF: Chapter 1 in 2018, all eyes are set on its sequel KGF: Chapter 2 which arrives in cinemas on 2nd October, 2021. Though the film is almost 10 months away from its theatrical release, it has already started creating a great…

Big Bollywood revelations of the year

HOPES, STUNNING SECRETS AND INTERESTING FACTS WE LEARNED ABOUT 50 HINDI CINEMA STARS IN 2020 by ASJAD NAZIR 2020 may have cut the wings of Bollywood, but there were still plenty of revelations that flew across the cinematic sky, which enabled us to learn more about the film fraternity. Eastern…

Makers of K.G.F: Chapter 2 unveil a new poster, announce…

Murtuza Iqbal A couple of days ago, K.G.F director Prashanth Neel had posted on social media that on 21st December 2020, they have a treat for all the fans of the film. Well, today, the makers have unveiled the new poster of K.G.F: Chapter 2 featuring Yash and have announced…

Dilip Kumar: Hindi cinema legend’s ultimate watchlist

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL TOP 20 COUNTDOWN OF THE BOLLYWOOD ACTOR'S BEST WORK by ASJAD NAZIR LEGENDARY Bollywood star Dilip Kumar turns a year older on December 11 and celebrates his 98th birthday. Widely regarded as the greatest actor in Hindi cinema history, he made an incredible impact and influenced pretty much…

5 films to look forward to in the last month…

Murtuza Iqbal 2020 has not been a great year for everyone including the Bollywood film industry. Many films that were supposed to hit the big screens got a digital release, and even after getting an OTT release, the films didn’t get a great response. Now, in the last month of…

Torbaaz trailer: This Sanjay Dutt starrer looks like an interesting…

Murtuza Iqbal Sanjay Dutt and Nargis Fakhri starrer Torbaaz has been in the pipeline for the past couple of years. The film was reportedly slated to release last year. However, now, like many other movies, Torbaaz will be getting a direct-to-digital release on Netflix. Today, the makers have released the…

Bollywood films in which the villain stole the show from…

Murtuza Iqbal When we watch a movie, we are mainly impressed with the hero of the film. But, in a few films, it’s not the hero but the villain that grabs our attention the most and it’s because the actors have performed really well. Today, let’s look at the list…

Sharad Kelkar on Bhuj – The Pride Of India shoot:…

Murtuza Iqbal Sharad Kelkar impressed one and all with his performance in the film Laxmii. The actor has some interesting projects in the pipeline and one of them is Bhuj: The Pride of India. We recently interacted with him and asked him for an update on the film’s shoot, to…

Bollywood remakes of South Indian films that failed to impress

Murtuza Iqbal South remakes are nothing new in Bollywood. Every year we watch many Hindi films that are a remake of South Indian movies, and while some impress us, some fail to make a mark. Today, let’s look at the list of Bollywood remakes of South Indian films that failed…

Sharad Kelkar on playing transgender in Laxmii

By: Mohnish Singh Actor Sharad Kelkar is currently basking in the glory of his outstanding performance in the recently released Horror-comedy film Laxmii (2020), co-starring Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani in lead roles. After his royal act in Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020), wherein he played the role of the…

Sonu Sood’s book I Am No Messiah will be out…

Murtuza Iqbal We all know that during the lockdown, Sonu Sood helped many people to reach their homes in different parts of India. The actor gained a lot of respect for it and people started calling him a messiah. Well, it was said that Sonu will be penning an autobiography…

Sanjay Dutt surprises team KGF: Chapter 2 with his level…

By: Mohnish Singh Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has weathered several storms in his life without ever complaining about how unfair destiny has been to him, so when he was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, his fans and well-wishers knew that he would win this new battle as well. It is…

My top 10 favourite films – Bhavesh Kumar

NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD Bhavesh Kumar made his Bollywood debut with P Se Pyaar F Se Faraar in 2019. The young actor was recognised for his performance and is now waiting for the release of his adventure road trip film Hawayein. Calling himself a movie buff, he is fond of both foreign and…

Vaani Kapoor: I want to do so much more

By: Mohnish Singh Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor has signed a few exciting projects after the riotous success of her last release WAR (2019) alongside Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. She recently wrapped up her next film Bell Bottom in Scotland and is currently shooting for Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui with Ayushmann…

Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt to resume the shooting of…

Murtuza Iqbal Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, Sharad Kelkar, and Ammy Virk will be seen in Bhuj: The Pride of India. The movie, which is directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, was slated to hit the big screens on 15th August 2020, but later the makers decided to release…

Sonakshi Sinha: I’m itching to be back on set

By: Mohnish Singh While a number of actors in Bollywood have resumed work after staying at home for several months, Sonakshi Sinha is yet to face the camera after the Coronavirus-induced lockdown brought all shooting activities to a grinding halt. Talking to a publication, the actress says that she has…

On Raveena Tandon’s birthday, makers of K.G.F Chapter 2 unveil…

Murtuza Iqbal Raveena Tandon is all set to make her big-screen comeback with the film K.G.F Chapter 2. It’s a Kannada film that will be dubbed in various languages including Hindi. Today, Raveena celebrates her 46th birthday and the makers of K.G.F Chapter 2 have unveiled the first look poster…

Sanjay Dutt recovers from cancer, says ‘my heart is filled…

Murtuza Iqbal In August this year, Sanjay Dutt had announced on social media that due to some health issues he is taking a break from work. Soon, it was revealed that the actor has been diagnosed with lung cancer. Now, after two months, Dutt has won the battle against the…

Sanjay Dutt gears up to join the shoot of KGF:…

Sanjay Dutt, who was most recently seen in the Mahesh Bhatt directorial Sadak 2 (2020) alongside Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, and Aditya Roy Kapur, is set to join the shoot of his much-awaited film KGF: Chapter 2, which is a sequel to superhit gangster drama KGF: Chapter: 1 (2018). The…

Sanjay Dutt opens up about cancer diagnosis in a video

By: Mohnish Singh Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt, who has been subject to whims of fate several times in his life, is fighting yet another battle these days. The Munna Bhai M.B.B.S (2003) actor was recently diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, which came as a blow to his family and…

Raveena Tandon resumes work on debut web series

As the entire Indian entertainment industry crawls back to normalcy months after all shooting activities came to a grinding halt in March due to the Coronavirus outbreak, a great number of production houses have resumed shooting. Film and television stars have been actively joining shoots either to complete work on…

Sonakshi Sinha on how Bollywood has evolved over the years

Sonakshi Sinha may have begun her career as an actress just a decade ago, but she has been a part of Bollywood since her birth. Daughter of well-known actor Shatrughan Sinha, the actress has seen Hindi cinema from close quarters. Talking about how Bollywood has evolved in a spectacular fashion…

Ajay Devgn mourns the loss of brother Anil Devgan

Bollywood star Ajay Devgn, who lost his father well-known action choreographer Veeru Devgan last year in May, has suffered yet another personal loss. The National Film Award-winning actor has lost his brother Anil Devgan, 45. Sharing the tragic news on his Twitter handle along with a picture of his late…

These A-list stars got to make their digital debut because…

We all know that due to the pandemic, the theatres in India have been shut for the past six months. Because of this, many filmmakers decided to release their films on the OTT platforms. Well, thanks to this OTT releases, many stars got a chance to make their digital debut.…

Gandhi Jayanti: Movies revolving around Mahatma Gandhi

Today, India is celebrating Gandhi Jayanti, the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He is called the Father of the Nation and many filmmakers have tried to give Gandhi ji a tribute and make a movie revolving around him. So, today let’s look at the list of movies revolving Mahatma…

Birthday Special: Top 5 performances of Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor made his debut with the 2007 release Saawariya. Though the film failed to make a mark at the box office, Ranbir’s performance was appreciated a lot. In these 13 years, the actor has starred in many films and proved his mettle as an actor as well as a…

Ranbir Kapoor next Bollywood biggie to make digital debut?

In a time when theatres have put up the shutters for several months now, OTT platforms have emerged as the most favourite destination for entertainment junkies. To attract more and more viewers, streamers are also not leaving any stone unturned. Apart from offering a wide variety of original shows, they…

KGF: Chapter 2 to face no delay due to Sanjay…

Ever since the news came out that Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt is suffering from lung cancer, his diehard fans are not only worried about his health but his forthcoming projects also. Dutt has several high-profile movies in his hand, which are currently at various stages of development. One of his…

Here’s when Sanjay Dutt will resume the shoot of Prithviraj

Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer, and he is undergoing treatment for it. But the illness has not kept him away from the sets. A few days ago, he wrapped up the shooting of YRF’s Shamshera, and now, according to a report in Pinkvilla, the actor will resume…

Sanjay Dutt is back on the sets to wrap up…

Karan Malhotra’s Shamshera was slated to release in July this year, but due to the pandemic the shooting of the film was stalled and the release has been pushed. The movie stars Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Vaani Kapoor in the lead roles. We all know that Sanjay Dutt has…

Sadak 2 movie review: Sanjay Dutt shines in this mediocre…

Mahesh Bhatt’s directorial comeback Sadak 2 was undoubtedly one of the most awaited films of the year. Starring, Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, and Aditya Roy Kapur, the movie was slated to hit the big screens in June this year, but it has now finally got a release on…

Torbaaz producer Rahul Mittra gives an update on Sanjay Dutt’s…

A few days ago, Sanjay Dutt had revealed that he is taking a break from work for some treatment. Later, it was revealed that he has been diagnosed with lung cancer. Currently, the actor is being treated in Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai and later might fly down to the US…

Before Sadak 2 starts streaming on OTT, here’s a look…

Mahesh Bhatt’s last film as a director was 1999 release Kartoos and now, after 21 years he is all set to make his directorial comeback with the film Sadak 2. The movie stars Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt and Aditya Roy Kapur in the lead role. Sadak 2 was…

A true-life tale of dedication, bravery and patriotism from Bhuj

by ANJALI MEHTA THE most popular Bollywood genre with producers in recent years has been telling true-life tales based on actual events and ones with a patriotic subject have been the most dominant. While a lot of artistic licence is taken on these films, there are other true incidents with…

Maanayata Dutt shares a statement as Sanjay Dutt starts his…

A few weeks ago, Sanjay Dutt was admitted to the hospital due to breathing issues. After being discharged from the hospital, the actor had tweeted that he is taking a break from work for some medical treatment. Soon, it was revealed that Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer. However,…

Sanjay Dutt to finish dubbing for Sadak 2 before heading…

On August 11, Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, who was admitted to Lilavati Hospital last weekend after he complained of breathing problems and chest discomfort, shared that he is taking a break for medical treatment. Though neither the actor nor his family has confirmed anything officially, several industry insiders reveal that…

Maanayata Dutt on Sanjay Dutt’s health: We need all the…

A few days ago, Sanjay Dutt was admitted to the hospital due to breathing issues. He came back home after a couple of days, but yesterday, the actor took to Twitter to announce that he is taking a break from work for some medical treatment. Soon, there were reports that…

Sadak 2: Sanjay Dutt and Alia Bhatt are the saving…

Mahesh Bhatt is all set to make his directorial comeback after a gap of two decades with Sadak 2. The movie stars Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, and Aditya Roy Kapur. Sadak 2 was slated to release in July this year, but due to the pandemic the film was…

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with lung cancer

A day after getting discharged from Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital, Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has reportedly been diagnosed with lung cancer. According to reports, the actor will soon be flying to the US for his medical treatment. Earlier today, the 61-year-old actor announced that he was going on a brief sabbatical…

Ajay Devgn signs his first project with Yash Raj Films?

Ajay Devgn, who burst on to the scene with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991, has worked with almost all leading filmmakers and production houses over the years. However, he is yet to collaborate with Yash Raj Films on any film. Looks like the superstar has finally found a project which…

Aditya Roy Kapur is sure to win your heart in…

On 6th August, the makers of Sadak 2 dropped the release date of the hugely anticipated film along with its first official poster which set the internet on fire in absolutely no time. Grabbing all attention, the film’s male lead Aditya Roy Kapur took to his Instagram handle on Monday…

5 films we are excited to watch on digital platforms…

We all know that due to the pandemic, the theatres are shut from the past four months and no one knows when they will reopen. So, many filmmakers are planning to release their films on digital platforms. Last month, films like Dil Bechara (Disney+Hotstar), Shakuntala Devi (Amazon Prime Video), Lootcase…

Sadak 2 to premiere on August 28 on Disney+ Hotstar

On August 6, Disney+ Hotstar announced the date for the digital premiere of the much-awaited Hindi film Sadak 2. The film stars Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt in prominent roles. Helmed by veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, Sadak 2 will hit the digital streaming platform on…

Luther set for an Indian adaptation; Ajay Devgn in talks…

Buzz has it that an Indian version of the hugely successful British psychological crime drama series Luther, starring Idris Elba and Ruth Wilson in principal roles, is in the pipeline. Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn is tipped to be playing the protagonist in the Hindi version of the BBC One crime…

On Sanjay Dutt’s birthday, makers of K.G.F: Chapter 2 unveil…

In 2018, Kannada movie K.G.F: Chapter 1 did fantastic business at the box office. The Hindi dubbed version of the movie also received a decent response. The makers are now all set for the sequel to the film titled K.G.F: Chapter 2. Bollywood actors like Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon…

Ranbir Kapoor’s Shamshera faces yet another delay

While the impact of the Coronavirus lockdown on Bollywood at large is yet to be evaluated, nobody can deny the fact that the industry has suffered badly over the past couple of months. After a complete shutdown of more than three months, Bollywood was gearing up to begin production in…

Sonakshi Sinha’s look from Bhuj: The Pride of India is…

Sonakshi Sinha has been in the industry for the past 10 years. The actress has played various characters, but for the first time, we will get to see Sonakshi playing a real-life character in the film Bhuj: The Pride Of India. Sonakshi will be seen playing the role of Sunderben…

Netflix India’s new line-up includes 17 films and shows for…

Leading streaming media giant Netflix on Thursday raised the curtain on its exciting slate of 17 Indian titles, comprising an electric mix of high-profile Bollywood films and shows. Among movies, we have Dharma Productions’ much-awaited biographical drama Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, starring Janhvi Kapoor in the titular role; Balaji…

Alia Bhatt cast to headline a film by Resul Pookutty?

At the beginning of the year, news emerged that Oscar-winning sound designer turned producer Resul Pookutty was working on his directorial debut. The latest update on the project is that it has got its leading lady. According to reports, Alia Bhatt has been finalized to play the female lead in…

Pooja Bhatt speaks up on the nepotism debate

A few days ago, it was announced that Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2 starring Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt, and Aditya Roy Kapur will be getting a direct-to-digital release on Disney+ Hotstar. A couple of days ago, Pooja Bhatt had tweeted that the final edit of the film has been…

Alia Bhatt starrer Sadak 2 lands into legal trouble

A few days ago, during an Insta live chat Alia Bhatt announced that her film Sadak 2 will be releasing on Disney+ Hotstar soon. The movie is directed by Mahesh Bhatt and also stars Pooja Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, and Aditya Roy Kapur. After announcing the film on the Insta live,…

National Doctor’s Day: From Shahid Kapoor to Kareena Kapoor Khan,…

Today, India is celebrating National Doctor’s Day. This day is celebrated in the memory of the renowned medical practitioner, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. Well, it’s a day to celebrate the profession which saves the life of many people. Well, as it is National Doctor’s Day today, let’s look at the…

Raveena Tandon on her character in KGF 2: She is…

Kannada film KGF: Chapter 1 starring Yash in the lead role had received a great response across the country. Even the Hindi dubbed version was well received. Now, the makers are gearing up for the sequel to the film, and have roped in Bollywood biggies like Sanjay Dutt and Raveena…

7 films that are all set to release on Disney+…

The coronavirus outbreak and lockdown have surely changed a lot of things for the Bollywood industry. The theatres have been shut from the past three months, and it is not yet known when the cinemas will reopen. During this period, a lot of filmmakers have decided to release their movies…

Mukesh Bhatt on Sadak 2 getting a direct-to-digital release: This…

Mahesh Bhatt’s last film as a director was 1999 release Kartoos which starred Sanjay Dutt and Manisha Koirala. After more than two decades, the filmmaker is now all set to make his comeback as a director with the film Sadak 2. The movie stars his two daughters, Pooja Bhatt and…

Ranbir Kapoor in talks with Sandeep Reddy Vanga for a…

After the riotous success of Kabir Singh (2019), filmmaker Sandeep Reddy Vanga and producer Murad Khetani are set to join forces once again. Though nothing much is known about their forthcoming offering, some sources reveal that it is a gangster drama set to be made on a huge scale. If…

Confirmed: Sadak 2 shoot to resume by the first week…

The much-awaited Hindi film Sadak 2, which features Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Sanjay Dutt in important roles, will resume production by the first week of July. The movie had reportedly just one song left to be filmed when India went into complete lockdown in an effort…

Sonakshi Sinha quits Twitter citing negativity

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is known for her memorable performances in such successful films as Dabangg (2010), Rowdy Rathore (2012) and Lootera (2013) among others, deactivated her Twitter account on Saturday in order to stay away from negativity. "The first step to protecting your sanity is to stay away…

Ajay Devgn turns action choreographer for his next Bhuj: The…

Starring Ajay Devgn in the lead role, Bhuj: The Pride of India is one of the most-awaited movies of 2020. While the film is almost complete, a few sequences are yet to be shot. The makers are planning to return to the shooting floor soon after all production activities remained…

Yash disses reports of KGF: Chapter 2 forgoing theatrical release

Kannada superstar Yash became a national phenomenon after his 2018 film KGF: Chapter 1 did exceptional business across India. The Hindi dubbed version of the period action drama was presented by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani of Excel Entertainment, which turned out to be a massive money-spinner at the box-office.…

Shamshera stars Ranbir Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt gear up for…

After staying in lockdown for more than two months, India has started lifting restrictions in some parts of the country. The Maharashtra government has permitted the reopening of several sectors, including film and TV production. Film and TV shootings will soon resume in the state in compliance with the guidelines…

15 years of Vidya Balan: Norms the actress has broken…

Vidya Balan made her Bollywood debut with Pradeep Sarkar’s Parineeta. The film, which also starred Sanjay Dutt and Saif Ali Khan, was a hit at the box office. The movie completes 15 years of its release today which means its 15 years of Vidya Balan in Bollywood. Vidya has made…

Birthday Special: Top 5 songs of Shilpa Shetty in which…

Shilpa Shetty started her career with Abbas-Mustan’s 1993 release Baazigar and then there was no looking back for her. She starred in many super hit films and also proved her mettle as an actress. But apart from her performances, Shilpa is famously known for her dance numbers. Today, as the…

Makers in talks for a digital release for Ajay Devgn’s…

Starring Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles, Bhuj: The Pride Of India is one of the highly anticipated movies of the year. Helmed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, the war action drama was earlier set to hit the marquee on 14th August, 2020. Later, the makers pushed it…

My top 10 movie inspirations – Ram Kamal Mukherjee

AUTHOR turned award-winning filmmaker, Ram Kamal Mukherjee recently released his second Hindi film Season’s Greetings: A Tribute To Rituparno Ghosh, which is available now on ZEE5. Biographer of Hema Malini and Sanjay Dutt, he selected top 10 films that inspired him personally as a filmmaker. Pather Panchali: Satyajit Ray’s cult…

Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India moves off to…

Ajay Devgn was set to release his much-awaited film Bhuj: The Pride of India on the occasion of Indian Independence Day 2020. However, that seems like a mission impossible because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Moreover, the last schedule of the patriotic drama is pending, which cannot be completed before…

Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi’s next to be shot in…

With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic still wreaking havoc on the world, several filmmakers are forced to prepare a new calendar for their films. Over the past two months, a number of movies have been postponed, while all shooting activities stand cancelled. Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi, the famous duo from…

Birthday Special: Top 10 performances of Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit has been in the industry for the past 36 years. The actress is mainly known for her dance numbers and she is undoubtedly one of the best dancers we have in Bollywood. But well, apart from being a good dancer, she has proved her mettle as an actress.…

47 years of Zanjeer: Interesting facts about the Amitabh Bachchan…

Prakash Mehra’s directorial Zanjeer is surely one of the most memorable films in the history of Indian cinema. The movie starred Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan in the lead roles and Pran played a pivotal role in the film. Today, Zanjeer completes 47 years of its release, so let’s look…

Bollywood films to beat the lockdown blues

AN ENTERTAINING COUNTDOWN OF 40 HAPPINESS INDUCING HINDI MOVIES AND WHERE TO WATCH THEM ONLINE by ASJAD NAZIR A DAILY dose of bad news combined with the coronavirus putting many on lockdown has everyone feeling down and in need of a pick me up. One way to get a quick…

1 year of Kalank: Dialogues from the film that impressed…

Kalank starring Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, and Kunal Kemmu released on 17th April 2019. Directed by Abhishek Varman and produced by Karan Johar, the film completes one year of its release today. The movie took a bumper opening at the box…

Sanjay Dutt in talks for Telugu film Ayinanu Hastinaku Poyi…

According to reports, Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt has been approached to play an important role in Telugu film Ayinanu Hastinaku Poyi Ravale. To be directed by successful filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas, Ayinanu Hastinaku Poyi Ravale stars Tollywood superstar Jr. NTR in the lead role. The forthcoming film will mark his second…

Divinaa Thackur on her new web series Who’s You Daddy,…

Divinaa Thackur made her big-screen debut with the film Veeram in which she was paired opposite Kunal Kapoor. She was also a part of Sanjay Dutt starrer Prassthanam. Well, apart from the big screen, Divinaa has also made a mark in the digital world with web series and short films.…

Sanjay Dutt banks on KGF: Chapter 2 to stage a…

After serving his sentence under the TADA and the Arms Act, Sanjay Dutt was released in 2016. He made his acting comeback with filmmaker Omung Kumar’s Bhoomi (2018) and followed it up with such box-office disasters as Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 (2018), Kalank (2019), Prassthanam (2019) and Panipat (2019).…

Vaani Kapoor psyched up about playing a dancer in Shamshera

Vaani Kapoor, who was last seen in War (2019) alongside Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, is excited about her next project Shamshera. Helmed by Karan Malhotra, the movie also has Ranbir Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt on its lead cast. The Yash Raj Films’ venture stars Vaani in the role of…

Netflix confirms the premiere date of Manisha Koirala’s Maska

Leading streaming media giant Netflix has announced the premiere date of seasoned actress Manisha Koirala’s forthcoming film Maska. The actress fronts the star cast of the upcoming digital offering alongside Shirley Setia and Prit Kamani. Written and directed by debutant Neeraj Udhwani, Maska will be available to stream from Friday…

Yash burns the midnight oil on cutting KGF: Chapter 2…

After the stupendous success of KGF: Chapter 1 (2018) in multiple languages, the makers are currently working on the second instalment of the franchise. The gangster drama, titled KGF: Chapter 2, is one of the most awaited movies of 2020. Kannada superstar Yash, who played the lead role in KGF:…

Sanjay Gupta starts writing the third instalment of the Shootout…

Shootout at Lokhandwala starring Sanjay Dutt, Vivek Oberoi, Tusshar Kapoor, and Abhishek Bachchan released in 2007. The film was written by Sanjay Gupta and directed by Apoorva Lakhia. It was a super hit at the box office and the makers decided to create a Shootout franchise. In 2013, the second…

KGF: Chapter 2 to hit theatres on October 23

After keeping fans on tenterhooks for months on end, the makers of KGF: Chapter 2 have finally announced the official release date of the movie. Starring Yash, Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon in lead roles, KGF: Chapter 2 is a sequel to KGF: Chapter 1 which was one of the…

Ajay Devgn to play the lead role in Hindi remake…

Tamil film Kaithi is said to be one of the best films of 2019. The movie starred Karthi in the lead role and was a super hit at the box office. A few weeks ago, it was announced that a Hindi remake of the film is on the cards. Soon,…

Top 50 films to look out for in 2020-2021 

  By Asjad Nazir THERE are a number of interesting movies from all over the world to cater to diverse audiences. While some will come straight out of places like India and Pakistan, others will be international films featuring South Asian talents. Eastern Eye’s annual preview looks at some of the…

Raveena Tandon joins the cast of KGF: Chapter 2

Last year, there were reports that Raveena Tandon will be starring in KGF: Chapter 2. It was said that she will be seen playing the role of Indira Gandhi in the period film. However, the makers had not announced her name in the cast officially. Today, the director of the…

Producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra opens up about Sanjay Dutt starrer…

Fans of Sanjay Dutt have been eagerly waiting for the third instalment of the Munna Bhai series. The film has been in the news from the past few years but it is yet to go on the floors. It was last year when Arshad Warsi had stated that the film…

A special song to be filmed on Alia Bhatt for…

Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who became an international force to reckon with after the humongous success of Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali: The Conclusion (2020), is currently working on his next directorial offering, tentatively titled RRR. The much-awaited movie stars popular South Indian actors Jr. NTR and Ram Charan in…

Birthday special: Life and times of Bollywood great Jackie Shroff

Jackie Shroff celebrates his 63rd birthday on Saturday (1) and will no doubt receive good wishes from around the world. The talented actor has had a remarkable rise from rags to becoming a globally renowned film star with many big screen successes to his name. He is also father to…

Interesting box office clashes to look forward to

In the month of January, we saw two big box office clashes, Tahaji: The Unsung Warrior vs Chhapaak and Street Dancer 3D vs Panga. On Christmas 2020, it was supposed to be Aamir Khan vs Akshay Kumar as their respective films Laal Singh Chaddha and Bachchan Pandey were slated to…

Is Sonakshi Sinha set to plunge into the digital space?

The digital world is attracting actors like a magnet. Every now and then we see some or the other actor announcing their digital debut. After the likes of Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Akshay Kumar and Janhvi Kapoor, we hear that yet another popular actress is set to join the…

Sequels moviegoers are excited to watch on the big screen…

In 2019, we saw some sequels like Student of the Year 2, Housefull 4, Commando 3, Mardaani 2 and Dabangg 3. While a few of them impressed us, some of them failed to make a mark. Well in 2020, we will get to watch many sequels on the big screen.…

Has Sonakshi Sinha signed an action film?

Sonakshi Sinha, who started her acting career with the Salman Khan starrer cop-drama Dabangg (2010), has been a part of a few action films over the years. In such films as Force 2 (2016) and Akira (2016), we even saw her beat up goons, giving several actors a run for…

“Whatever my waist size is, I’m forever being called fat,”…

Sonakshi Sinha has proved her mettle time and again. From headlining meaningful movies like Lootera (2013) and Mission Mangal (2019) to starring in out-and-out commercial potboilers like Rowdy Rathore (2012) and R… Rajkumar (2013), she has essayed a diverse range of characters ever since making her debut with Salman Khan’s…

Nora Fatehi joins the cast of Bhuj: The Pride of…

According to fresh media reports, actress Nora Fatehi has been roped in to play a pivotal part in the upcoming Hindi film Bhuj: The Pride of India. Earlier Parineeti Chopra was cast to play the same role. However, she had to walk out of the project because of some other…

Bollywood Oscars

THE HINDI CINEMA UPS AND DOWNS OF 2019 AWARD ceremonies will be in full flow in the coming weeks with the best in 2019 cinema being honoured at high-profile events. With that in mind, Eastern Eye looked back across a rollercoaster past year for Hindi cinema in its annual honouring of…

Movies that disappointed us in 2019

Every year many films hit the screens. Some of them are the most awaited films of the year because they have a good star cast, they are backed by big production houses and many other reasons. In 2019 also there were film moviegoers were eagerly waiting for, but many of…

Dharma Productions’ Brahmastra pushed to Diwali 2020?

It has been a mixed year for Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. The premier production house began 2019 with the release of Akshay Kumar’s Kesari, which performed exceptionally well at the ticket counter. Kesari was followed by a big-ticket multi-starrer called Kalank. Despite being fronted by the likes of Sanjay Dutt,…

Best Bollywood Music Albums of 2019

Music is a very important element in a film. It is said that if the trailer is interesting and the songs are good then the half race is won. In 2019, we heard many songs that impressed us a lot. It was clearly a good year for Bollywood when it…

Remakes that we saw on the big screen in 2019

Bollywood filmmakers love remakes. Mostly, every month releases a film that’s a remake of an old Hindi film or a South film or a Korean movie or a Hollywood flick. Every year we get to see many remakes on the big screen and 2019 was not an exception. Here’s the…

Panipat movie review: This Ashutosh Gowariker directorial deserves a watch

We have heard and read about the Third Battle Of Panipat that took place in 1761 between Marathas and Afghans. Now, it's time to experience the Battle on the big screen in Ashutosh Gowariker's Panipat. Ahmad Shah Abdali (Sanjay Dutt) comes to India from Afghanistan to conquer the country and…

Arjun Kapoor heaps praises on Panipat director Ashutosh Gowariker

Arjun Kapoor, who made his acting debut with Yash Raj Films’ Ishaqzaade (2011), has played numerous characters over the years. But with his forthcoming film Panipat (2019), the young actor is set to explore the world of a period film. Panipat, which is based on the third battle of Panipat,…

Kriti Sanon on her Panipat character being compared to Priyanka…

Ever since making her Hindi film debut with Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment’s action entertainer Heropanti (2014), Kriti Sanon has played a diverse range of characters. But in the upcoming Ashutosh Gowariker directorial Panipat, she is playing a historical character for the first time in her career. Kriti is playing the role…

Kriti Sanon on her role in Bachchan Pandey: It is…

Kriti Sanon was last seen on the big screen in Housefull 4 opposite Akshay Kumar. The film was directed by Farhad Samji and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. Now, Akshay, Kriti, Farhad, and Sajid have once again teamed up for a movie titled Bachchan Pandey. During a media interaction, when Kriti…

2019 to end with a bang! Six interesting films to…

We started 2019 with an amazing film like Uri: The Surgical Strike. Later in January 2019, we had other interesting releases like Thackeray and Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi. Well, 2019 has been quite a decent year for Bollywood. While the year started with a bang for Bollywood, it will…

John Abraham announces the release date of Attack

John Abraham starrer Satyameva Jayate released on 15th August 2018. This year, on Independence Day, John’s Batla House had hit the screens and now next year on Independence Day we will once again get to see John on the big screen. Attack starring John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Rakul Preet…

When Parvatibai met Kashibai, Kriti Sanon talks about meeting Priyanka…

Kriti Sanon will be seen playing the role of Parvatibai in Panipat and we all know that Priyanka Chopra played the role of Kashibai in Bajirao Mastani. Recently, at a party, Priyanka and Kriti met each other and Kriti even posted a picture of the same on Instagram. The Housefull…

Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar release date to be announced after…

Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra starrer Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar has been in the pipeline from the past couple of years. The shooting of the film has been already wrapped up, but the movie is yet to see the light of the day. Recently, during a media interaction when Arjun…

Ashutosh Gowariker opens up about Panipat being compared to Bajirao…

The trailer of Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, and Sanjay Dutt starrer Panipat was released a few days ago. It received a good response, but a lot of people started comparing the film to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani. Sanjay Dutt plays the role of Ahmad Shah Abdali in the film…

Govinda not happy with the recreated version of Ankhiyon Se…

The song Ankhiyon Se Goli Mare from Govinda and Raveena Tandon starrer Dulhe Raja was a huge hit. After 21 years, the song has been recreated in the film Pati Patni Aur Woh and features the lead actors Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Panday. While the recreated version has…

Confirmed! Jacqueline Fernandez is a part of John Abraham’s Attack

From the past few weeks, there have been several reports about the female leads in John Abraham starrer Attack. The actor announced the film a few months ago, and it was said that Jacqueline Fernandez and Rakul Preet Singh will be seen as the female leads in the movie. Now,…

Lights, camera and lots of action

SIDHARTH MALHOTRA UNVEILS HIS MACHO SIDE IN MARJAAVAAN by MOHNISH SINGH FEARLESS actor Sidharth Malhotra has never shied away from pushing the envelope and experimenting with his roles in a way that most actors don’t. He was last seen in Jabariya Jodi earlier this year, where he played a Bihari…

Parineeti Chopra opts out of Bhuj: The Pride Of India?

Parineeti Chopra was all set to star in Bhuj: The Pride Of India, but the actress has reportedly opted out of the film due to date issues. It is said that she couldn’t star in the film as her dates were overlapping with her other movies like Saina and The…

Sanjay Dutt signs his second South Indian film?

After working in Bollywood for more than three decades, superstar Sanjay Dutt decided to explore other moviemaking industries in India and gave his nod to star in the second instalment of the immensely successful Kannada film KGF (2018). Titled KGF: Chapter 2, the movie features Kannada star Yash in the…

Panipat trailer: This one keeps us hooked for those 3…

In the past few weeks, we have seen many trailers, but at some point, those trailers fail to keep us hooked throughout its runtime. However, that’s not the case with the trailer of Ashutosh Gowariker’s Panipat. Panipat is based on the Third Battle of Panipat that took place in 1761.…

Panipat an opportunity to break barriers: Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon says she was surprised when filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker offered his ambitious period drama Panipat to her, but she took it as an opportunity to experiment. Panipat is Kriti's first historical period drama and she is excited about the project. "It is a great story that needs to be…

Vaani Kapoor ecstatic as War creates history at BO

Headlined by Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor, Yash Raj Films’ latest outing War (2019) has turned out to be a massive success at the box-office. The Siddharth Anand directorial has emerged as the only Bollywood film to zoom past the 300-crore mark in 2019. Powered by excellent performances,…

Bollywood’s Diwali highs, lows and battles

A LOOK AT HINDI CINEMA’S ROLLERCOASTER RELATIONSHIP WITH THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL ALONG WITH THE WINNERS AND LOSERS SINCE 1989 by ASJAD NAZIR NATIONAL holidays are the most lucrative time of the year for Bollywood because audience numbers increase substantially, and this subsequently results in bigger box office returns. Diwali is…

Kriti Sanon joins the cast of Satte Pe Satta remake?

A lot has been said and written about choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan’s next directorial venture. Though Khan has not confirmed anything related to her upcoming movie as yet, rumours are rife in the tinsel town of Bollywood that she is remaking the 1982 film Satte Pe Satta. According to reports, Hrithik…

Yash feels lucky to be sharing screen space with Sanjay…

After the massive success of KGF Chapter 1 in 2018, the makers of the period drama are presently working on its sequel. Titled KGF Chapter 2, the movie stars Kannada superstar Yash in the lead role. While Yash is reprising his role from the first film, Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt…

Sequels that are not officially announced but fans are eagerly…

Bollywood has churned out many good franchises. This year, we have seen sequels like Total Dhamaal and Student Of The Year 2, and in the coming months, we will get to see many sequels on the big screen like Housefull 4, Dabangg 3, Commando 3 and Mardaani 2. However, there are…

Sadak 2: When Alia Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt started crying…

Mahesh Bhatt is returning to direction after more than two decades with Sadak 2. The movie stars Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, and Aditya Roy Kapur. Recently, while talking about the film at an event, Alia revealed that they were shooting for an emotional scene and while she started…

Ranbir advised that hardwork will eventually pay-off: Alia on dealing…

Alia Bhatt said when Kalank tanked at the box office, she was heartbroken that her hardwork didn't pay-off immediately, but an advice from actor-boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor helped change her perspective. Kalank was an ambitious period drama starring Alia, Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapoor and…

Vaani Kapoor talks about teaming up with Ranbir Kapoor

After the thunderous success of War (2019), Vaani Kapoor has started shooting for her next film Shamshera. The movie also stars Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role. This is the first time when Vaani Kapoor is teaming up with Ranbir Kapoor. Heaping praises on her co-star, the actress said that…

Bollywood actors who showed off their bald avatars on the…

Sometimes for their characters, actors have to go through a lot of physical transformation, from gaining weight to losing weight, and a lot more. Nowadays, they even have to sit for hours for prosthetics and makeup. Well, one avatar that not many actors have explored on the big screen is…

Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani starrer Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 starts…

It was a few weeks ago when the makers of Bhool Bhulaiyaa announced that they are coming up with the sequel of the film. Titled Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, the movie stars Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani in the lead roles and the shooting of the film kickstarts today. Kartik Aaryan…

Sanjay Dutt to be finally back as Munna Bhai on…

After the success of Munna Bhai M.B.B.S and Lage Raho Munna Bhai, fans of the franchise have been eagerly waiting for the third instalment of the film. Even a teaser of the third instalment titled Munna Bhai Chale America was released. But the film never took off and then later…

Arjun Kapoor to play the villain in Ek Villain 2?

Arjun Kapoor was last seen on the big screen in India’s Most Wanted. The film received decent reviews but failed to make a mark at the box office. The actor will next be seen on the big screen in Panipat and also has Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar ready for a…

Sanjay Dutt signs Satyajeet Dubey for a three-film deal

Superstar Sanjay Dutt launched his production house, Sanjay S Dutt Productions, in 2017. The first film which he produced under the banner was Bhoomi, wherein he also played a very important character. His second offering as a producer was Prassthanam (2019), which hit the marquee last week. Apart from producing…

Ranbir Kapoor hasn’t signed Devil

It has been more than a year since Ranbir Kapoor has not graced the silver screen. He was last seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju (2018), which was a biopic based on the life of controversial Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt. The biopic released in June 2018 and since then Kapoor has…

Hrithik Roshan talks about War

Starring Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor in lead roles, War is one of the most-awaited films of the year. Hrithik, who is in top form after the widespread success of his recent release Super 30 (2019), says that he loves doing action entertainers. However, he is of the…

Amyra Dastur: Manisha ma’am is so stunning in real life

Sanjay Dutt, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Chunky Panday, Ali Fazal, and Amyra Dastur starrer Prassthanam will hit the screens on 20th September 2019. We recently met Amyra and spoke to her about the film and her experience of working with senior actors. When we asked her how nervous or excited…

Confirmed: Sanjay Dutt to play a pivotal role in Akshay…

After superstar Akshay Kumar announced his next film, Prithviraj, with Yash Raj Films on his birthday, speculations had been rife about Sanjay Dutt also being a part of the same movie. Now, the Munna Bhai MBBS (2003) actor has himself confirmed his association with the much-awaited period drama. Unintentionally dropping…

Ali Fazal opens up about marriage plans with Richa Chadha

It is no more a secret that actor Ali Fazal is dating his Fukrey (2013) co-star Richa Chadda. Love blossomed between the two in 2016, and they confirmed their relationship in the year 2017. Talking about Richa, Ali says that he looks up to her every time he needs an…

Kiara Advani roped in to star in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2?

Kiara Advani is surely one of the busiest actresses. She has given one of the biggest hits of the year with Kabir Singh and has interesting projects lined up. She will next be seen on the big screen in Good News which also stars Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and…

Is Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Baaghi 3 a…

Remaking South Indian films is nothing new in Bollywood. This Friday we will be watching Sanjay Dutt starrer Prassthanam which is a remake of 2010 release Telugu film with the same name. And now, according to a report in an entertainment portal, Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Baaghi 3…

Here’s what Sanjay Dutt has to say about the failure…

Starring Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapur in principal roles, Dharma Productions’ period drama Kalank was touted as one of the most anticipated films of 2019. However, when the movie hit the silver screen in April, the audience could not connect to…

Ranbir Kapoor to team up with Kabir Singh helmer?

Telugu filmmaker Sandeep Reddy Vanga is presently riding high on the riotous success of his recent release Kabir Singh (2019). Starring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani in lead roles, the movie turned out to be the highest-grossing film of 2019. After the humongous success of his debut film in Bollywood,…

Alia Bhatt opens up about working with father Mahesh Bhatt…

On the eve of his 70th birthday, Mahesh Bhatt announced his return to direction after a huge gap of two decades. The renowned filmmaker last helmed the Sanjay Dutt, Manisha Koirala and Jackie Shroff starrer Kartoos in 1999. Bhatt is making his comeback to direction with upcoming film Sadak 2,…

Jackie Shroff reunites with Sanjay Dutt & Manisha Koirala in…

Jackie Shroff, who is currently seen in a brief role in much-talked-about action entertainer Saaho (2019), has a number of movies lined up for release in 2019 and 2020. After Saaho, he is now gearing up for the release of his upcoming film Prassthanam. Prassthanam is an official remake of…

Arjun Kapoor opens up about ambitious war-drama Panipat

Last seen in Rajkumar Gupta’s espionage thriller India’s Most Wanted (2019), Arjun Kapoor will be capping off 2019 with the release of his most ambitious film Panipat. As the title of the film suggests itself, Panipat revolves around the third battle of Panipat which took place on 14 January 1761.…

Amitabh Bachchan postpones Jhund for Sanjay Dutt’s Prassthanam?

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently busy hosting the latest season of popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, was set to arrive in theatres on 20th September with his much-awaited film Jhund. The movie, which marks the Hindi film debut of well-known Marathi filmmaker Nagraj Manjule, was ready to lock…

Sanjay Dutt on comparison between Prassthanam and the original

Sanjay Dutt is set to revive his production House – Sanjay S Dutt Productions – with the upcoming film Prassthanam. The trailer of the movie was recently launched with much fanfare. It received positive response from the audience, and now everyone is looking forward to the release of the film.…

The Zoya Factor trailer: Not on luck but this Sonam…

Many filmmakers and actors have said that a moviegoer decides to watch a particular film after watching the trailer of the movie. Well, we too agree with that. The makers of The Zoya Factor have released the trailer of the film and after watching it we are sure you will…

15 years of Dhoom: Here are some unknown facts about…

Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, Uday Chopra, Rimi Sen, and Esha Deol starrer Dhoom is one of the best action thrillers of Bollywood. The film released on 27th August 2004 and was a big hit at the box office. After the success of Dhoom, the makers made it into a franchise…

Sanjay Gupta to take the Shootout franchise forward

Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta is known for helming a series of gangster drams over the years. Kaante (2002), Musafir (2004) and Shootout At Lokhandwala (2007) are some of the high-octane gangster films which established him as one of the finest filmmakers in this genre. Shootout At Lokhandwala, starring Sanjay Dutt, Sunil…

The Zoya Factor motion poster: Sonam Kapoor turns the Goddess…

It was yesterday when Sonam Kapoor gave a hint that she will be introducing us to the lucky charm of India. Well, we had told you that it was an announcement about her next film The Zoya Factor in which she plays the role of a girl named Zoya Solanki…

Kriti Sanon signs an Aanand L Rai film?

Kriti Sanon, who was most recently seen in Maddock Films’ spoof comedy Arjun Patiala (2019), has a spate of films lined-up for release in 2019 and 2020. And if fresh reports doing the rounds in media are to be believed, the beautiful actress has added yet another exciting project to…

THIS actor to play Alia Bhatt’s father in Sadak 2

Alia Bhatt is being directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt for the first time in the film Sadak 2. The shooting of the film is currently going and the movie also stars Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt, and Aditya Roy Kapur. A few days ago, the makers had announced that Bengali…

Sadak 2 schedule in Kashmir stands cancelled

After the Indian government decided to abrogate the controversial Article 370 from Jammu & Kashmir and split the state into two Union Territories, there have been several reports about many filmmakers trying to avoid shooting in the valley until things return to normalcy once again. According to reports, hugely anticipated…

Sanjay Dutt in talks to play antagonist in Yash Raj…

According to reports, Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt is being considered to play an important role in Yash Raj Films’ forthcoming venture Prithviraj Chauhan. As the title aptly suggests, the movie is based on the life of Rajput King Prithviraj Chauhan from the Chauhan dynasty, who ruled Sapadalaksha in present-day north-western…

Singer Jubin Nautiyal: Sadak 2 is going to be a…

Jubin Nautiyal is undoubtedly one of the best singers we have in the industry. He has sung many hit songs and he is currently riding high with the success of his new single Hai Pyaar Kya. Jubin is going to sing a few songs in the upcoming film Sadak 2…

Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha decide to part ways

Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha were in a relationship for a long time before tying the knot on 18th December 2014. The actress and her producer husband always gave us couple goals and looked wonderful together. However, it has come as a shock that Dia and Sahil have decided to…

Upcoming Bollywood films that are a remake of South Indian…

From the past many years Bollywood filmmakers have been remaking South Indian movies. A few of the blockbuster movies like Ghajini, Rowdy Rathore, Bodyguard, etc. were a remake of South Indian films. This year’s biggest hit till date is Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani starrer Kabir Singh which is a…

Sanjay Dutt releases his Adheera look from KGF 2 on…

Superstar Sanjay Dutt, who turns 60 today, treated his fans with two back-to-back surprises. He launched the teaser of his home production Prasthanam, but before that he dropped his first look from the upcoming film KGF Chapter 2. As the title suggests itself, KGF Chapter 2 is a sequel to…

Prasthanam teaser: Sanjay Dutt, Manisha Koirala, and Jackie Shroff leave…

After coming out from the prison, Sanjay Dutt has starred in films like Bhoomi, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 and Kalank. All three films failed to make a mark at the box office. However, Dutt has some interesting films in his kitty and one of them is Prasthanam. Today, on…

Birthday Special: Memorable characters played by Sanjay Dutt on the…

Our very own Sanju Baba aka Sanjay Dutt celebrates his 60th birthday today. He has been in the industry from the past 38 years and has seen a lot of ups and downs. The actor’s love life has also been quite colourful, remember in his biopic it was revealed he…

Saif Ali Khan and Rajkummar Rao to topline Jigarthanda remake?

According to reports, Rajkummar Rao and Saif Ali Khan are set to join forces to headline the official Hindi remake of Tamil gangster comedy Jigarthanda. Helmed by Karthik Subbaraj, the Tamil film hit screens in 2014 and turned out to be a huge money-spinner at the box-office. Made on a…

Jacqueline Fernandez offered a gangster film

Last seen in Tips Films’ action entertainer Race 3 (2018) opposite superstar Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez has been missing from the scene for more than a year now. Though rumours have been rife that the gorgeous actress has been roped in to play one of the female leads in the…

Sanjay Dutt looks to Mel Gibson and Denzel Washington for…

His days of dancing around trees maybe over but Sanjay Dutt has set his sight on portraying meaningful characters, similar to the ones played by Hollywood veterans Mel Gibson and Denzel Washington. The actor, who has turned a producer with wife Maanyata on Marathi film Baba, says he has had a…

Sadak 2 to kick-start next schedule in Ooty

After wrapping up the first shooting schedule of Sadak 2 in Mumbai a couple of weeks ago, the team will now head off to Ooty to kick-start the second schedule of the much-awaited film. As the name aptly reveals, Sadak 2 is a sequel to renowned filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s musical…

Manoj Pahwa on what’s the difference between senior actors like…

Veteran actor Manoj Pahwa has been in the industry for more than two decades. He has mostly played supporting characters in movies like Tum Bin, Taal, Singh Is Kinng, Wanted, Ready, Dabangg 2, Main Tera Hero, Dil Dhadakne Do, Veere Di Wedding, Article 15 and many others. He is an…

YRF to re-examine Ranbir Kapoor’s Shamshera before rolling the camera

That content is the undisputed king has been proved time and again. Gone are the days when a superstar’s stardom would solely decide the fate of a film. Today, the audience wants great content and compelling performances to shell out money on tickets. With more and more filmmakers shifting focus…

Hit jodis we are excited to see on the big…

In a Bollywood film, especially a romantic film, the most important element is the chemistry between the lead pair. There have been jodis like Raj Kapoor-Nargis Dutt, Amitabh Bachchan-Rekha, Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol, Anil Kapoor-Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor-Sridevi, etc. that moviegoers loved to see on the big screen. Well, we already…

Movies to look forward to in the second half of…

The first half of 2018 has been very good for Bollywood. Uri: The Surgical Strike, Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, Gully Boy, Kesari, Kabir Singh, Bharat, Total Dhamaal and others made a mark at the box office in the first half of 2019. Apart from the box office, most of…

Kriti Sanon wraps up the shooting of Panipat

Kriti Sanon started 2019 with a bang. The actress’ film Luka Chuppi became a super hit at the box office and she has some interesting films like Arjun Patiala, Housefull 4 and Panipat lined up for the release this year. Recently, Kriti wrapped up the shooting of Panipat and took…

Sanjay Dutt ventures into Marathi cinema with Baba

Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt, who has delivered many memorable characters over the years, is now setting his foot in the Marathi film industry. The actor has announced his foray into Marathi cinema as a producer. He has bankrolled a father-son relationship drama called Baba. Dutt has dedicated his maiden Marathi…

Arjun Kapoor says his battle with obesity has been a…

Arjun Kapoor’s journey from being fat to fit is surely very inspirational. The actor was on a heavier side, but lost weight and proved that nothing is impossible. Arjun has been training hard for his next film Panipat and on his Instagram, he has been sharing a lot of pictures…

Varanasi schedule of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s Brahmastra wrapped…

On Monday, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were clicked at the Mumbai airport. The two were in Varanasi for a shooting schedule of their movie Brashmastra. But according to a report in a tabloid, the shoot was abruptly wrapped up three days before the schedule. The reason behind this is…

Bollywood stars who dubbed for Hollywood movies

Hollywood movies get a good response at the box office in India. Mostly all the Hollywood films that release in India are dubbed in Hindi and to get more people to the theatres, the makers of Hollywood films started roping in big Bollywood stars to dub for the Hindi version.…

Ranbir Kapoor to have no release in next one and…

Ranbir Kapoor’s ambitious film Brahmastra, which was earlier scheduled to enter theatres in 2019, will now release towards the end of 2020. This clearly means that the actor will have no releases in the next one and a half year because the hold-up in the production of Brahmastra has further…

Varun Dhawan opens up about the failure of Kalank, says…

Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, and Aditya Roy Kapur starrer Kalank released in April this year. The film turned out to be a flop at the box office and recently Varun spoke about the failure of the movie. While talking to a news agency, he…

Veteran actress Zeenat Aman joins the cast of Panipat

Ashutosh Gowariker’s Panipat is one of the most awaited films of the year. The movie stars Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon in the lead roles. And now, veteran actress Zeenat Aman has joined the cast of the film. The actress will be seen as Sakina Begum who led…

Ranbir Kapoor in Shah Rukh Khan out from Don 3?

Don 3, the much-awaited third instalment of the super successful Hindi film franchise Don (2006), is in news again. The latest update on the project may surprise many people to no end. Buzz has it that Ranbir Kapoor might replace superstar Shah Rukh Khan in Don 3. Yes, you heard…

Sidharth Malhotra and Aditya Roy Kapur vying for the same…

Bollywood’s fascination for remaking Hollywood and South Indian movie is not new. The only thing that seems to have changed over the years is that earlier several filmmakers used to remake hit films without buying rights, but now the trend of buying rights before remaking has caught up. A couple…

South Indian films that were a remake of Bollywood movies

Rowdy Rathore, Bodyguard, Singham, Ready, Wanted, Ghajini, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Saathiya, Nayak, Hera Pheri and many other Bollywood movies are a remake of South Indian films. Bollywood filmmakers are always targeted for not having originality in their movies. However, it is not just Bollywood filmmakers who get inspired by South films,…

Gavie Chahal recollects how during Tiger Zinda Hai shoot they…

Actor Gavie Chahal is known for his performance as Captain Abrar in Ek Tha Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hai. The actor recently had a movie released titled Yeh Hai India in which he plays the role of an NRI who comes to India to explore the country. We recently met…

Famous Bollywood movies that complete 20 years of its release…

Just a year before millennium, we got to witness many amazing films on the big screen. The year 1999 was quite a great year for Bollywood as there were many films that left a mark at the box office and also got a special place in the heart of moviegoers.…

And it’s a wrap for the first schedule of multi-starrer…

Veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who is returning to direction after a huge gap of two decades, has completed the first shooting schedule of his film Sadak 2. The movie, which is a sequel to Sadak (1991), stars Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt and Aditya Roy Kapur in lead roles.…

Multi-starrer Sadak 2 locks a new release date

The forthcoming Bollywood film Sadak 2, which is a sequel to the 1991 musical hit Sadak, has booked a new date for its theatrical release. Earlier scheduled to hit screens on March 25, 2020, the multi-starrer will now enter theatres on 10th June 2020. Sadak 2 stars Pooja Bhatt, Alia…

As Sadak 2 goes on floors, Alia Bhatt is feeling…

Mahesh Bhatt is donning the director’s hat after a gap of around two decades. He will be directing his two daughters, Pooja Bhatt, and Alia Bhatt in Sadak 2. While he has helmed many films starring Pooja, this will be for the first time when he is collaborating with Alia.…

Bollywood movies that were a remake of Korean films

We always feel that Bollywood movies are either a remake of Hollywood films or the films from down South. But, not many would know that Bollywood filmmakers have also explored Korean cinema and there are many Hindi films that have been inspired by Korean movies. So, here’s the list of…

Makarand Deshpande roped in to play godman in Sadak 2

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has signed seasoned actor Makarand Deshpande to play an important role in his directorial venture Sadak 2. Deshpande, who juggles films, television and theatre, will be seen in the role of a godman in the much-awaited movie. Sadak 2, as the title suggests itself, is a sequel…

Five songs of Sunny Leone in which the actress set…

Sunny Leone became a household name with her appearance in Bigg Boss. She entered Bollywood with Jism 2 and then there was no looking back for her. Today, Sunny celebrates her 38th birthday, so let’s look at the five songs of the actress in which she set the screens on…

Sanjay Dutt’s role in Sadak 2 revealed

Keeping the epic failure of Dharma Productions’ Kalank (2019) aside, Sanjay Dutt and Alia Bhatt are now gearing up to start the first schedule of their next film Sadak 2. As the title of the movie suggests itself, Sadak 2 is a sequel to the 1991 musical hit Sadak, which…

The cheating ways of Bollywood

HIDDEN TRUTHS OF HINDI CINEMA FROM STRAYING PARTNERS AND STAND-INS TO STEALING SONGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA SCAMS by ASJAD NAZIR Earlier this year, Bollywood film Why Cheat India put the spotlight on dishonest methods prevalent in the country’s exam system. There are also regular news stories relating to cheating, including…

When actresses wore the khakee, meet the female cops of…

When we talk about cops in Bollywood movies, characters like Chulbul Pandey and Bajirao Singham come to our minds. Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn have played the roles of cops on the big screen really well and even other actors like Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, and others have worn the…

Not Romania, Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2 to be shot in…

Mahesh Bhatt is returning to direction after a huge gap of 20 years with Sadak 2. The movie stars Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, and Aditya Roy Kapur. The makers wanted to shoot a few portions of the film in Romania, but have finally decided to shoot it in…

‘I want to explore all kinds of roles’

ADITYA ROY KAPUR ON HIS CHARACTER IN KALANK, WORKING WITH CO-STARS AND UPCOMING PROJECTS by MOHNISH SINGH Talented actor Aditya Roy Kapur began his career as a VJ on Channel V but rose to cinematic stardom with his breakout performance in musical hit Aashiqui 2. After the humongous success of…

EXCLUSIVE: “Bahar Begum of Kalank is very different from Devdas’…

Considered by many critics to be one of the finest actresses of Indian cinema, Madhuri Dixit, 51, never ceases to surprise her fans. After taking a long break from films to spend time raising her kids, the six-time Filmfare Awards winner has started bagging big roles once again. She recently…

EXCLUSIVE: “The entire experience of working on Kalank has been…

Actress Sonakshi Sinha fell in love with the script of Kalank the moment director Abhishek Verman narrated it to her. Another reason she said yes to the period drama was its stellar star cast which includes the likes of Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Aditya Roy…

‘I was blown away by the script’

ALIA BHATT ON PLAYING A CHALLENGING ROLE IN KALANK, EXPECTATIONS AND HER MOTHER’S NEW FILM by MOHNISH SINGH With her films giving several leading actors a run for their money at the box office, Alia Bhatt is widely regarded as the most successful and sought-after Bollywood actress of her generation.…

‘People in my life, the memories and the moments are…

Seven hits in 10 years is a testimony of her passion towards acting, but Alia Bhatt says her life does not revolve around the fate of a film. The 26-year-old star says with age she has realised it is important to be detached from both success and failure and give…

EXCLUSIVE: “I’m waiting to see how the audience reacts to…

Varun Dhawan has been acting since 2012 and boasts of an enviable list of credits to his name. In a time where no one can predict what the audience is going to like and dislike, the actor has delivered zero flops to date, something which always keeps him in heavy…

Sanjay Dutt set to don director’s hat for a historical…

After having an immensely successful acting career that spans across four decades, superstar Sanjay Dutt is now set to don a director’s hat. Yes, Dutt will be turning director in 2021 with a historical film which is currently at the scripting stage. Spilling some beans on the project, the actor…

Varun Dhawan in talks to play youngest Param Vir Chakra…

Biopics are in vogue in Bollywood what with several popular actors like Sidharth Malhotra, Janhvi Kapoor and Deepika Padukone having at least one such project on their platter. If all goes well, Varun Dhawan may also join the group as he is also being considered for a biopic. According to…

Alia Bhatt to commence Sadak 2 shoot in May

Alia Bhatt, who was last seen in the Zoya Akhtar-directed Gully Boy (2019), will start shooting for her much-anticipated film Sadak 2 in May. The actress confirmed the same during her latest interaction with media. As the title of the film suggests itself, Sadak 2 is a sequel to the…

Varun Dhawan in talks to headline horror-comedy Stree 2

Starring Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao in lead roles, Stree was one of the biggest surprise hits of 2018. Made on a shoestring budget of ₹ 20 crores, the Amar Kaushik directorial racked up approximately ₹ 130 crores at the domestic box-office, thus earning the status of an all-time blockbuster.…

After Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn, Rajamouli signs Sanjay Dutt…

The cast of renowned filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli’s next directorial venture RRR is getting bigger and better with each passing day. After roping in Jr. NTR and Ram Charan to play male leads in his film, the filmmaker recently signed Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn to essay pivotal parts in the…

Sanjay, Sonakshi, Parineeti and others join the cast of Ajay…

Yesterday, T-Series Films’ Bhushan Kumar announced that he has signed superstar Ajay Devgn to play the lead role in his forthcoming film Bhuj: The Pride of India. Today, the makers revealed the rest of the star cast, which has further piqued the interest of the audience in the project. Besides…

Ranbir Kapoor in talks for Saare Jahan Se Achcha

Saare Jahan Se Achcha is perhaps one of the most delayed projects Bollywood has seen in recent times. The makers have been planning to take the movie to the floor for more than two years now, but to no avail. The producers had first approached Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan to…

Karan Johar prepones Kalank

Filmmaker Karan Johar has decided to prepone the theatrical release date of his much-awaited film Kalank, which stars Madhuri Dixit, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt, Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapur in its principal cast. Directed by Abhishek Verman, who made his directorial debut in 2014 with Dharma Productions’…

Karan Johar drops a glimpse of his ambitious production Kalank

On Wednesday, Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar surprised everyone by sharing a glimpse of his much-awaited production venture Kalank. The project is very close to the filmmaker as it was planned by his late father Yash Johar some 15 years ago. Mounted on a huge scale, Kalank is a period drama…

Raveena Tandon in early talks to star in KGF 2

Kannada period action entertainer KGF – Chapter 1 (2018), which was also dubbed in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam, emerged as a clear winner in the Hindi belt upon its release, what with over ₹ 40 crores coming in as its lifetime collection. After the massive success of the film…

Five upcoming Bollywood movies in 2019

With the onset of 2019, cinephiles are looking forward to some great movies once again. So here is a list of five films that are set to take Bollywood by storm. Luka Chuppi The latest Bollywood heartthrob Kartik Aaryan will once again spread his charm on the big screen in…

Sonakshi in consideration to star opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bole…

Last seen in Eros International’s comic-caper Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi (2018), Sonakshi Sinha might play the female lead in the forthcoming Bollywood movie Bole Chudiyaan. Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the male lead, Bole Chudiyaan will be helmed by debutant filmmaker Shamas Nawab Siddiqui, who is the younger brother of the…

‘Total Dhamaal was a dream project for me’

Acclaimed director Indra Kumar has consistently delivered Bollywood hits for nearly 30 years with films including Dil, Beta, Mann and the Masti trilogy. He completes a second trilogy with his latest film Total Dhamaal, which has a huge star cast including Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi and…

Sanjay Dutt offered KGF – Chapter 2

According to reports, superstar Sanjay Dutt has been offered a role in KGF – Chapter 2, the second instalment of the superhit Kannada blockbuster KGF – Chapter 1, starring Yash as the protagonist. Dutt, who was last seen in Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 (2018), has reportedly been…

Ali Fazal to appear in Dia Mirza’s digital series Mind…

After garnering rave reviews for his outstanding performance in Amazon Prime Video’s high-profile web-series Mirzapur, Ali Fazal has added yet another exciting digital series to his pocket. The actor will soon be seen putting up a special appearance in actress-producer Dia Mirza’s forthcoming web-series titled Mind The Malhotras. The show…

Kriti Sanon to feature in a special song in Kalank

There is no denying the fact that Dharma Productions’ forthcoming period drama Kalank is one of the most-awaited films of 2019. There are loads of reasons that make it so hotly anticipated, one of them being its ensemble cast. While we all know that the Abhishek Verman directorial stars Sanjay…

Sanjay Dutt to go bald for the second schedule of…

Superstar Sanjay Dutt has a number of interesting projects in his pocket at the moment. He is presently shooting for many films at the same time and in a couple of days, the actor will begin shooting for the second schedule of his much-awaited film Panipat. But before the actor…

Madhuri Dixit to team up with Luv Ranjan?

After the smashing success of his last release Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018), filmmaker Luv Ranjan has emerged as one of the most sought-after directors in Bollywood who every actor wants to work with at least once. Ranjan is presently busy with his upcoming production venture De De Pyaar…

Anees Bazmee eyeing 2019 release for Pagalpanti?

Director Anees Bazmee is gearing up to start shooting for his next directorial venture Pagalpanti in next couple of days. Starring John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi and Ileana D’Cruz in prominent roles, the film is an out-and-out comic-caper produced by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat and Abhishek Pathak. According to…

Sonakshi Sinha bags a new slice-of-life film

Last seen in Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi (2018), Sonakshi Sinha has added yet another exciting project to her pocket. The actress has been cast to play the female lead in an upcoming slice-of-life movie which also stars Varun Sharma, Annu Kapoor, Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Nadira Babbar in its cast. The…

Ali Fazal starrer Milan Talkies locks release date

Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia, who last helmed the Sanjay Dutt and Jimmy Shergill starrer Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 (2018), is ready with his next directorial venture Milan Talkies. The film, which has been in the making for more than five years, has locked March 15, 2019, for its theatrical release. Milan…

Sanju, 3 Idiots director Rajkumar Hirani denies allegations of sexual…

Renowned Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a subordinate over a period of six months in 2018. Hirani, known for feel-good, comedy films that have grossed record numbers at the Indian box-office, was named in a Huffington Post India story on Sunday. It quoted an…

Munna Bhai 3 expected to start rolling by year-end, says…

Bollywood has produced countless franchises in the past two decades, but when it comes to choosing one of the best film franchises ever produced in the Hindi film industry, chances are high that many cinephiles would vote for the Rajkumar Hirani-directed Munna Bhai series. The Munna Bhai franchise began with…

The Accidental Prime Minister, Padmaavat and other movies that courted…

The Accidental Prime Minister has been mired in controversy ever since its trailer released and it has once again run into trouble. According to reports, a fresh public interest litigation has been filed in the Delhi high court seeking a ban on the trailer of the movie, which features Anupam…

No Christmas holiday for Shamshera cast

While everyone is looking forward to having loads of fun during the festivities of Christmas, Ranbir Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor and several other cast members of the forthcoming YRF movie Shamshera will be shooting without any break. “Ranbir, Vaani as well as the other cast members of Shamshera won’t get a…

Salman Khan buys rights to remake Marathi film Mulshi Pattern…

Salman Khan went all out to launch brother-in-law Aayush Sharma in Bollywood with the recently released romcom LoveYatri (2018). However, his efforts proved abortive as the movie failed to live up to expectations of the audience and fell flat at the box-office, incurring heavy losses to the superstar. But Khan…

Sanjay Dutt starrer Torbaaz faces another delay

Superstar Sanjay Dutt, who made his comeback with Omung Kumar’s revenge drama Bhoomi (2017), has a number of exciting projects in his pocket. While the actor is busy shooting for many of his upcoming movies at the moment, there is one film which is facing delay again and again. We…

Aayush Sharma signs a gangster film?

Speculations are rife in Bollywood that Salman Khan’s brother-in-law Aayush Sharma, who made his acting debut with romcom LoveYatri (2019) opposite debutante Warina Hussain, has bagged his second film. Reportedly, the untitled movie is a gangster drama, also starring superstar Sanjay Dutt in the lead role. While Dutt has played…

Yash Raj Films’ Shamshera to commence first schedule tomorrow

Announced earlier this year, Yash Raj Films’ much-awaited movie Shamshera will start rolling cameras from 1st December in Mumbai. To be helmed by popular filmmaker Karan Malhotra, the fantasy period drama stars Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor in lead roles. Before rolling the camera, Yash Raj Films had…

ACCLAIMED FILMMAKER MAHESH BHATT ON HIS CAREER AND DIRECTORIAL RETURN WITH…

By Asjad Nazir. The born Maverick. FILMMAKING LEGEND MAHESH BHATT ON HIS JOURNEY IN CINEMA AND REIGNITING THE LOVE FOR DIRECTING. HE MIGHT have recently turned 70-years-old, but Mahesh Bhatt still has a burning passion for cinema and an inner fire that burns brightly. When Eastern Eye went to catch up with him at his…

Arjun Kapoor tonsures his head for period drama Panipat

After sporting short hair for Rajkumar Gupta’s investigative thriller India’s Most Wanted, actor Arjun Kapoor has now shaved off his head for his forthcoming historical drama Panipat: The Great Betrayal. Apart from his head, the actor has also shaved his facial hair for the much-awaited flick. Panipat, which is based…

Kriti Sanon learns Marathi for her historical film Panipat

Actress Kriti Sanon, who is known to do everything possible to get into the skin of her character, is gearing up to essay perhaps the most challenging character of her acting career to date. Last seen in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s slice-of-life film Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017), Sanon is about to…

Arshad Warsi drops interesting details on Munna Bhai 3 shoot

Arshad Warsi has acted in many successful films in his two-decade-long career, but the kind of name and fame Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) and Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) brought him is absolutely nonpareil. Though the super successful franchise starred superstar Sanjay Dutt in the title role of Munna Bhai,…

Mohnish Bahl signs Ashutosh Gowariker’s period drama Panipat

Actor Mohnish Bahl, best remembered for his performances in Sooraj Barjatya’s blockbuster family entertainers Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), Hum Aapke Hain Koun! (1994) and Hum Saath Saath Hain (1998), is set to make comeback to films after a gap of four years. Last seen in Salman Khan’s Jai Ho (2014), Bahl…

Pooja and Mahesh Bhatt land in Uttarakhand to recce locations…

Celebrated filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his elder daughter Pooja Bhatt flew off to the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in India to recce locations for their highly-anticipated forthcoming film Sadak 2. As the title of the movie suggests itself, Sadak 2 is a sequel to Mukesh Bhatt’s 1991 musical hit Sadak,…

5 upcoming Bollywood movies of next year

Saina [caption id="attachment_52846" align="aligncenter" width="677"] Shraddha Kapoor as Saina[/caption] Saina is a biopic of Saina Nehwal, who is a badminton champion. Shraddha Kapoor is playing Saina’s role in this movie. There’s no set date as of yet for the release. The film is directed by Amole Gupte and produced by Bhushan…

Sanjay Dutt ventures into Marathi film production

Superstar Sanjay Dutt, who also owns a production house called Sanjay Dutt Productions, has ventured into Marathi film production. The actor, last seen in Tigmanshu Dhulia’s dud Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 (2018), is set to bankroll his first Marathi movie. To be helmed by Raj Gupta, the movie is…

Varun Dhawan and Shashank Khaitan to team up for an…

After delivering Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014) and Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017), Varun Dhawan and Shashank Khaitan were set to join hands for a war period drama, titled Rannbhoomi. The project was announced by Karan Johar earlier this year and the team was planning to commence production by the year-end.…

David Dhawan to remake Coolie No. 1 with son Varun…

After setting the cash registers jingling with their previous blockbusters, Main Tera Hero (2014) and Judwaa 2 (2017), the father-son duo of David Dhawan and Varun Dhawan is set to reteam for yet another comic caper. According to reports, David is planning to remake his 1995 blockbuster Coolie No. 1…

Alia Bhatt heads off to Indore for Kalank

Alia Bhatt has headed to Indore, Madhya Pradesh, to commence the next shooting schedule of her much-hyped film Kalank, produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala. She will soon be joined on the sets by her co-stars Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sonakshi Sinha and Varun Dhawan. After…

Aditya Roy Kapur set to return to TV to host…

Buzz has it that Bollywood heartthrob Aditya Roy Kapur is gearing up to make a comeback to television. The actor, who started his career as a VJ on Channel V, has been reportedly approached to host an adventure reality show. Revealing some details, a source close to the development said,…

Bollywood director says new age dawning for Indian film industry

BOLLYWOOD box office king Rajkumar Hirani believes a new golden age is dawning for the Indian movie industry as filmmakers look outside the box to tell more varied stories. "Before there was a belief that you had to have songs," said Hirani, the man behind a string of Bollywood hits…

EASTERN EYE COLUMNIST PRIYA MULJI EXPLORES THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS…

By PRIYA MULJI. Taking a bite out of the Big Apple. POPULAR Eastern Eye columnist Priya Mulji was recently invited to a wedding in New York and she took the opportunity to give her own unique guide to the city that never sleeps. Accompanied by her close friend Urvashi Lad, she took in the sights,…

On 70th birthday, Mahesh Bhatt announces comeback to direction

On his 70th birthday, veteran screenwriter-director Mahesh Bhatt announced his return to direction. His last directorial venture Kartoos released in 1999 and now he will wield the megaphone again almost after two decades. Bhatt is making a comeback to direction with a sequel to his 1991 hit film Sadak, which…

Patralekhaa bags Pradeep Sarkar’s next

Actress Patralekhaa, who was last seen in horror-comedy Nanu Ki Jaanu (2018), has bagged renowned filmmaker Pradeep Sarkar’s next film. Titled Arranged Marriage, it will be a part of an anthology film. According to reports, Sarkar will move on to direct Arranged Marriage right after the release of his upcoming…

Alia Bhatt to star in half-sister Pooja Bhatt’s directorial Sadak…

Looks like the makers of the forthcoming Hindi film Sadak 2 have finally decided to speed up the process and take the project on the shooting floor. According to reports, the casting for the movie is locked with Alia Bhatt playing the female lead in it. Sadak 2 will be…

Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt approached for Pagalpanti

After Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham, we hear that the makers of the forthcoming Hindi film Pagalpanti have now approached Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt to play important roles in it. The movie will be helmed by Anees Bazmee who is known for many successful comic-capers. “It’s a question of…

Sushant Singh Rajput might topline Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2

According to reports, Sushant Singh Rajput might star in Vishesh Films’ next offering Sadak 2, which is a sequel to the Mahesh Bhatt-directed 1991 musical hit Sadak, featuring Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles. “Sushant has been approached for Sadak sequel. The actor met Mahesh Bhatt recently and…

Rajkumar Santoshi and Sunny Deol to reunite

One of the most successful director-actor duos of Bollywood, Rajkumar Santoshi and Sunny Deol is all set to join hands after a huge gap of almost 22 years. The duo, who has given us such ground-breaking films as Ghayal (1990), Damini (1993) and Ghatak (1996), is now coming up with…

5 same faces for KJo’s next movie Takht

Kareena Kapoor Khan Karan Johar is known to be working with the same people, which he also admitted during an interview as he ‘likes to work with the same people’. Kareena’s sixth movie was with Karan, starring in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, where she played the role of Poja. Undoubtedly…

Now get ready for a biopic on Sanjay Dutt by…

If you were not satisfied with Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju (2018) and thought that the acclaimed filmmaker tried to whitewash Sanjay Dutt’s controversial image, you can wait for director Ram Gopal Varma’s biopic on Dutt.   Yes, you heard that right! Varma, who has to his credit such path-breaking movies as…

Contrary to reports, Ranbir Kapoor isn’t replacing Arshad Warsi in…

After the smashing success of Sanju (2018) at the box-office, rumours have been rife that filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani will reteam with Ranbir Kapoor for a new project. While every film enthusiasts were happy to know that the hit director-actor duo will collaborate again, what sent movie buffs into a frenzy were…

Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor & Nawazuddin Siddiqui might star in…

After a long legal battle over copyright infringement, the makers of the much-awaited Aankhen sequel are set to revive the project. Recently, there were rumours that Sushant Singh Rajput and Kartik Aaryan were approached to star alongside megastar Amitabh Bachchan in Aankhen 2. However, if latest reports are to be…

Ali Fazal in talks with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for her…

Ali Fazal, who is currently shooting for Sanjay Dutt’s home production Prasthaanam, has been approached to play an important role in filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s upcoming directorial venture. The untitled movie stars Kangana Ranaut as the female lead. “Ali has been approached to play a significant part in Ashwiny Iyer…

A biopic on legendary Bollywood actress Madhubala in the works

After churning out scores of biopics on sportsmen and dreaded gangsters, Bollywood is now shifting gears towards the members of its own family. It is picking up popular names from the industry to make biopics on them. After the runaway success of Sanju, which is based on the eventful life…

Sanju thrives at the domestic box-office; bound to swell to…

Sanju has proved once again that only content sells at the box-office. The Rajkumar Hirani directorial, which stars Ranbir Kapoor in the role of Sanjay Dutt, has emerged as one of the biggest blockbusters of Hindi cinema within 9 days of its theatrical release. The movie, which closed out its…

Chitrangada Singh Interview: “If you do good work, people don’t…

  Not all Hindi film heroines nab the role of a lifetime right off the bat, but model-turned-actress Chitrangada Singh did. She made her silver screen debut with Sudhir Mishra's critically acclaimed film Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003), wherein she played the character of Geeta Rao, a modern, ambitious woman who…

After Varun & Alia, now Aditya Roy Kapur injured on…

Shooting for Karan Johar’s upcoming multi-starrer Kalank is going on in full swing. The movie went on floors a couple of months ago in Mumbai. Meeting minor accidents on the sets while shooting is a part and parcel of an actor’s life, but the frequency at which actors are getting…

Rajkumar Hirani and Ranbir Kapoor to reteam after Sanju

Sanju, which hit the marquee on 29th June, 2018, has become a blockbuster within one week of its theatrical release. The movie has racked up ₹ 200 crores within 7 days, and the way it is performing at the cash counter, it will nab an ‘All Time Blockbuster’ tag in…

‘Sanjay Dutt should not be glorified’

Sanju, the biopic on Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, is raking in money at the box office. But the actor should not be glorified, as Dutt is someone with a criminal past, believes Union Minister and former Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh. Dutt was arrested in connection with the 1993 Mumbai…

‘I value life. I almost lost mine’

by MOHNISH SINGH MANISHA KOIRALA ON HER RETURN TO BOLLYWOOD AFTER BEATING CANCER HIGH-profile films like 1942: A Love Story (1994), Bombay (1995) and Dil Se (1999) helped Manisha Koirala solidify her posi­tion as one of the leading female faces of Bollywood in the 1990s. But then things started to change…

Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju pockets ₹ 73.35 crores in 2 Days

Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju, which hit the marquee on 29th June and racked up ₹ 34.75 crores on its opening day, stomped to an impressive ₹ 38.60 crores yesterday, taking its two-day tally to ₹ 73.35 crores. It shows the audience has embraced the film wholeheartedly and now it’s going to…

Sanju takes a terrific start at the box-office

If you thought that the audience had abandoned theatres, think again! Give them a brilliant movie and they will flock to cinemas in droves. The same seems to have happened with the latest Bollywood release Sanju, which opened in theatres on 29th June, 2018. Exceeding all expectations, the Rajkumar Hirani…

Rajkumar Hirani Interview: “My natural attraction is towards human interest…

Believe it or not, but nobody in Bollywood makes films like Rajkumar Hirani. He is a one-off. From Munna Bhai M.B.B.S (2003) to Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) and 3 Idiots (2009) to PK (2014), his movies take audiences on a joyride that promises loads of emotions, drama, humour, and…

Ranbir Kapoor Interview: “Just being good is not enough in…

If you are a Hindi film enthusiast, you know how quick Bollywood is when it comes to ferreting out lives worthy of silver screen adaptation. While stories of late eminent personalities or forgotten heroes, who made some kind of difference with their deeds, have always been filmmakers’ favourite, a sharp…

Biopic spotlights troubled life of Bollywood’s ‘Deadly Dutt’

A Indian biopic out this week charts the troubled life of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, including his battles with drug addiction and jail time for keeping illegal weapons. The Hindi-language actor, nicknamed "Deadly Dutt", served over four years in prison for possessing guns supplied by gangsters behind a series of…

It’s a hard knock life

by ASJAD NAZIR RANBIR KAPOOR ON PLAYING ACTOR SANJAY DUTT IN BOLLYWOOD BIOPIC THE life of Sanjay Dutt has had more highs, lows, unexpected twists and moments of high drama than most commercial films that have been made. This extraordinary story has been brought to life in high-profile movie Sanju. Ranbir…

Vicky Kaushal Interview: “When you work with Rajkumar Hirani, you…

Fresh from the success of his recent release Raazi (2018), extremely talented Vicky Kaushal is now busy promoting his next offering Sanju, which arrives in cinemas on 29th June, 2018. The film, which is a biopic on Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, sees Kaushal in the role of Paresh. His character…

Ranbir: Shamshera departure from the kind of films I’ve done

Ranbir Kapoor has had his share of "coming of age" stories and is now looking forward to Shamshera, which the actor believes, is quite a departure for him. Directed by Karan Malhotra, the action-drama is produced by Yash Raj Films and also features Sanjay Dutt as an antagonist. In this…

Kriti Sanon psyched up about working with Sanjay Dutt

Actress Kriti Sanon, who joined Hindi films in 2014 with the release of Heropanti, has achieved a lot in her career. Within a short span of time, she has been a part of some big films, including Dilwale (2015) and Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017). The actress has many interesting projects…

Ali Fazal approached for a role in Salman Khan’s Bharat

After casting Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Disha Patani, Tabu, Sunil Grover and Aashif Sheikh, the makers of the forthcoming film Bharat have reportedly approached actor Ali Fazal to play a pivotal role in the movie. We hear that after roping in a bunch of actors, there is still scope for…

‘Sanju’s been made with honesty’

by MOHNISH SINGH PARESH RAWAL BREAKS DOWN THE STORIES AND SCANDALS FROM NEW BIOPIC KNOWN for playing significant roles in some of the most profitable comedies of Bollywood, immensely-talented character actor Paresh Rawal has not starred onscreen in a serious role in some years. However, the forthcoming film Sanju, which is…

Sanjay Dutt: Seven of his best lead roles

THIS month sees the release of hotly-anticipated biopic Sanju. Ranbir Kapoor portrays the turbulent life of pop­ular Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt in the Rajkumar Hirani-directed film. But apart from the personal lows, Sanjay has also had many highs on the big screen. With that in mind, here are seven of…

Sanjay Dutt starts shooting for Dharma Productions’ period drama Kalank

After wrapping up the first schedule of his home production film, Prasthaanam, superstar Sanjay Dutt has now started shooting for Karan Johar’s much talked about period drama, Kalank. While the movie went on floors almost a month back, Dutt began shooting for his portions from today. Apart from Sanjay Dutt,…

Here’s how Kriti Kharbanda is preparing for her role in…

Kriti Kharbanda, who made her Bollywood debut with Raaz Reboot (2016), the fourth instalment of one of the most successful horror film franchises Raaz (2002), has not had much success in Hindi films. However, things could change positively for her after her big-ticket film Housefull 4 hits the theatres next…

Anup Soni joins the cast of Prasthaanam

Popular television actor Anup Soni, who became a household name after hosting the long-running television crime series, Crime Patrol, is gearing up to work with superstar Sanjay Dutt. According to reports, Soni has joined hands with Sanjay Dutt to play a significant role in the Hindi remake of the Telugu…

Prakash Jha signs Sanjay Dutt and Sidharth Malhotra for his…

Veteran Hindi filmmaker Prakash Jha, who last helmed the Priyanka Chopra starrer cop drama Jai Gangaajal in 2016, is set to direct his next project after a gap of two and a half year. The director is mostly known for making political thrillers such as Gangaajal (2003), Apaharan (2005), Raajneeti…

Sanjay Dutt should have played last portions in his biopic,…

Salman Khan has seen the trailer of Sanju, a biopic on friend Sanjay Dutt's life, but believes the actor should have been a part of his story, particulary in the last portions. Ranbir Kapoor has played Dutt's role in the film, that chronicles his life from his young years to…

Sanju Poster: Manisha Koirala looks like a near spitting image…

Ever since releasing the teaser and trailer of his forthcoming film Sanju, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has been sharing one important character poster of the movie after the other. Today, the celebrated director took to his social media account to unveil the latest poster featuring seasoned actress Manisha Koirala as Nargis…

Housefull 4 cast gets bigger with Sanjay Dutt’s entry

One of the most-awaited comic-capers of the year 2019, Housefull 4 has one more star to boast the presence of. Yes, after Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Bobby Deol, superstar Sanjay Dutt has also joined the ensemble cast of the upcoming big-ticket comic flick. According to a source, the Munna…

Rajkumar Hirani & A. R. Rahman mark their first association…

Working with Oscar-winning music composer A. R. Rahman is a dream for any filmmaker, but when ace director Rajkumar Hirani joins the forces with the legendary music maestro, the union calls for a celebration. The forthcoming Bollywood film, Sanju, which is a biopic on Hindi film star Sanjay Dutt, marks…

Badhiya, the first song from Sanju, to be out tomorrow

While the teaser and the trailer of the forthcoming film, Sanju, have impressed almost every Bollywood enthusiast, the audience is now waiting to see how the soundtrack of the biopic turns out. If you too have been waiting to hear and see the first track from the much-awaited flick, let…

Actor Satyajeet Dubey bags Sanjay Dutt Productions’ next

Superstar Sanjay Dutt, who is set to revive his production house, Sanjay Dutt Productions, with the Hindi remake of Telugu blockbuster, Prasthanam, wants the best of talents for his production venture. After roping in Ali Fazal, Amyra Dastur and incredibly talented Manisha Koirala, the team has now locked the young…

Manisha Koirala to star opposite Sanjay Dutt in Prasthaanam

Seasoned Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who was last seen in Dear Maya (2017), has been cast opposite superstar Sanjay Dutt in an upcoming film. Titled Prasthaanam, the film is a remake of Telugu political thriller, Prasthanam (2010). Apart from playing the main lead, Sanjay Dutt is producing the film under…

Sanju Poster: Director Rajkumar Hirani introduces Anushka Sharma

The upcoming Hindi film Sanju, which is a biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt, is one of the highly awaited movies of 2018. Starring Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt, the film has been one of the major talking points ever since mounting the shooting floor. As promised, director Rajkumar Hirani has…

After Simmba, Sara Ali Khan signs Karan Johar’s Rannbhoomi

Buzz has it that newcomer Sara Ali Khan, daughter of Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh, has been signed to play the female lead in Karan Johar’s upcoming production venture, Rannbhoomi. If the news is indeed true, it will be her second movie with Dharma Productions after Simmba,…

Sanju trailer to be unveiled on 30th May, 2018

After releasing the teaser on 24th April, 2018, the makers of the upcoming biopic Sanju have now locked the date to unveil the full-length trailer of the movie. The trailer of one of the most awaited movies of the year will be out on 30th May 2018. Helmed by well-known…

Anushka Sharma: An essential A-Z

by ASJAD NAZIR A CELEBRATION OF EVERYTHING GREAT ABOUT THE HIT BOLLYWOOD STAR AND PRODUCER EARLIER this month, Anushka Sharma turned a year older and celebrated her 30th birthday. The actress, producer and business entrepre­neur has a remarkable number of achievements at such a young age and is also one half…

Sanjay Dutt to produce the Hindi remake of the Telugu…

After making his comeback to movies with Omung Kumar's revenge drama Bhoomi, superstar Sanjay Dutt has decided to make a comeback to production also. Yes, Dutt is returning to production after seven years with the Hindi remake of the Telugu hit, Prasthanam (2010). Apart from bankrolling the movie, he will…

YRF plans to cast Vaani Kapoor opposite Ranbir Kapoor in…

Looks like Vaani Kapoor has become a Yash Raj Films' favourite. At least, the way she is being considered for every second film of the banner suggests so. We all know that YRF is known for signing a three-film deal with every new face it launches into movies. YRF find…

Ayushmann Khurrana wants to star only in solo projects

Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who had a terrific 2017 as his consecutive releases Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan turned out to be mega-hits at the cash counter, now wants to star in those films which feature him as the only leading man. Yes, the actor does not want…

After locking Ranbir Kapoor, YRF signs Sanjay Dutt for Shamshera

Superstar Sanjay Dutt, who made his comeback to films with Omung Kumar's revenge drama Bhoomi, has been signed to play a cruel and heartless villain in Yash Raj Films’ upcoming production venture, Shamshera, which stars Ranbir Kapoor in the title role. The production house took to their official Twitter handle…

Madhuri Dixit’s character in Kalank revealed

Starring Sanjay Dutt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Kunal Khemu, Madhuri Dixit, Alia Bhatt and Sonakshi Sinha, the forthcoming period drama Kalank is one such multi-starrer that almost all Hindi film enthusiasts are waiting to see at the earliest. The film has just gone to the sets but the buzz…

Kunal Khemu in Dharma Productions’ period-drama Kalank

After superstar Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha, actor Kunal Khemu is the latest actor to join the ensemble cast of filmmaker Karan Johar's upcoming multi-starrer Kalank, which is being helmed by 2 States fame director, Abhishek Verman. “Kunal Kemmu is also…

Ranbir Kapoor to work with Luv Ranjan

After the runaway success of his recent release, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, filmmaker Luv Ranjan has emerged as a force to reckon with in Bollywood. He had already proved his mettle as a director with superhit romcoms like Pyaar Ka Punchnama and Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, but the kind…

Diljit Dosanjh-Taapsee Pannu’s Soorma postponed

The makers of the forthcoming sports biopic Soorma, which features Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu in pivotal roles, have moved its release date from June 29 to July 13 to avoid the box-office clash with filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani's next Sanju, starring Ranbir Kapoor in the role of Bollywood superstar Sanjay…

Madhuri Dixit kicks off Kalank shoot

Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, who used to be a force to reckon with during her heydays in the 90s, has started shooting for her much-awaited movie, Kalank. To be directed by young filmmaker Abhishek Verman, Kalank is a period drama set in the 40s, during the times of India-Pakistan partition.…

Rajkumar Hirani and Ranbir Kapoor launch Sanju teaser

Director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Ranbir Kapoor have launched the much-awaited teaser of Sanjay Dutt's biopic, Sanju. Featuring Kapoor as Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt, the biopic has been in the making for more than two years now and is being touted as one of the biggest Hindi films releasing in…

Sanju trailer to be rolled out on 24th April

After spending more than two years in the writing, pre-production, production and post-production, noted filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani is ready with his next directorial venture, tentatively titled Sanju, a biopic on Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt. Buzz has it that the trailer of his film will be rolled out on 24th April.…

Karan Johar’s multi-starrer Kalank to hit screens on 19th April…

Karan Johar, one of the most influential filmmakers in Indian cinema, has announced his next big-ticket venture Kalank. To be helmed by 2 States fame Abhishek Verman, the multi-starrer stars some of the biggest names from the industry, including Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and…

Keeping their differences aside, Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit come…

Karan Johar's much-talked-about venture, which will be directed by Abhishek Verman, is back on track. The untitled project was initially planned with veteran actress Sridevi. However, due to her untimely death on 24th February 2018, Johar decided to shelve the movie. But he changed his mind soon and approached Madhuri…

Bollywood outraged over Kathua rape and murder

Bollywood stars such as Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra Sanjay Dutt are among the celebrities who made a rallying call for swift action and deliverance of justice in the Kathua rape and murder case. Prominent B-Town artistes Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Kalki Koechlin and Ayushmann Khurrana took to Twitter to express…

Rajkummar Rao Interview: I don’t want to limit myself to…

Actor Rajkummar Rao never ceases to stun audiences and critics alike with his versatility and talent. In the time when every other actor in Bollywood is running after attaining that ripped body, square jaw bones and gorgeous locks, Rao has found his niche with his hard-work and talent. After capping…

Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor & Vaani Kapoor in Yash Raj…

Buzz has it that Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor and Vaani Kapoor have been finalized to headline one of the upcoming projects by Yash Raj Films. The untitled movie will be helmed by Karan Malhotra who has previously directed Agneepath and Brothers for Karan Johar's Dharma Productions. The project is, reportedly,…

Teaser of Sanjay Dutt biopic to be unveiled on 24th…

The teaser of Rajkumar Hirani's upcoming film Sanju, which is a biopic on Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt, is ready and according to reports, the makers will release it on 24th March 2018. As far as the full-length trailer of the much-awaited movie is concerned, it will be out in mid-May,…

Dia Mirza set to debut on digital platform

Last seen in her home production Bobby Jasoos in a cameo appearance, actress Dia Mirza is set to make her debut in the digital space. Apart from acting in this untitled project, she will also produce it under her production house, Born Free Entertainment. “I have said this time and…

Mahesh Manjrekar signs Vidyut Jammwal for his next Hindi film

Filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar, whose last Bollywood directorial Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! released in 2005, is set to helm a new Hindi film and to play the male lead in his next venture, he has roped in Commando star Vidyut Jammwal. The untitled film will be produced by Vijay Galani.…

Tiger Shroff Interview: It’s too early to give me a…

After the failure of his last two films – A Flying Jatt and Munna Michael – Tiger Shroff will shortly be seen in yet another action entertainer, titled Baaghi 2. Helmed by choreographer-turned-filmmaker Ahmed Khan, the actioner is a sequel to Shroff’s 2016 release Baaghi and stars newcomer Disha Patani as the female lead. In an interaction…

Within days of its announcement, Sanjay Dutt’s Blockbuster in trouble

Showbiz is an extremely volatile market, full of risk and uncertainty. Filmmakers announce their projects with much fanfare, but it's not always necessary that every project announced sees the light of the day. While some run into a bottleneck at the production stage, others face trouble even before mounting the…

Sanjay Dutt signs multi-starrer comic caper Blockbuster

Last seen in Omung Kumar's revenge drama Bhoomi, superstar Sanjay Dutt has signed a multi-starrer comic caper on the dotted line. Titled Blockbuster, the film will mark Dutt's return to comedy space after the immensely popular Dhamaal series. Talking about the movie, actor Sanjay Dutt says, "I have always loved…

Pooja Bhatt to write a book on her battle with…

Actress-turned-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt has always been open about her personal life. She has never shied away from talking about her strength, fears and vulnerabilities. Now, we hear, the actress is going to share the tales of her battle with alcohol addiction in a book which she is currently writing. It…

Ashutosh Gowariker announces his next

Noted filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has announced his next historical film, featuring Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon in principal roles. On Wednesday morning, the award-winning director took to his Twitter handle to unveil the first teaser poster of the movie along with announcing its official release date. Titled Panipat,…

Sridevi was to commence shooting for Karan Johar’s film in…

The untimely demise of Sridevi has saddened the industry and her family. Her comeback in Bollywood with Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish and Ravi Udyawar's Mom was welcomed with great applause. As per the reports, Karan Johar was keen to cast the legendary actress in his film starring  Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt…

Vaani Kapoor to romance Ranbir Kapoor in a Yash Raj…

According to reports, Vaani Kapoor, who was last seen in the Aditya Chopra directorial Befikre, has been roped in to play the female lead opposite Ranbir Kapoor in an upcoming film to be made under the banner of Yash Raj Films. Before making her acting debut, Vaani had signed a…

‘I have the best of both worlds’

by ASJAD NAZIR BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS RAVEENA TANDON ON BALANCING WORK AND BEING A MUM THE first thing that becomes apparent with Raveena Tandon is just how happy she is with life, and it clearly shows because the acclaimed actress continues to look stunning.  The beautiful face that has won the hearts of…

Sadak 2 to be helmed by Pooja Bhatt

The second highest grosser of 1991, Sadak is gearing up for a sequel. Starring Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles, the movie was loved enormously by the audience and critics alike upon its release. After 26 years of release, a sequel to the film was announced last year…

Sanjay Dutt requests makers to launch his biopic’s trailer on…

According to reports, superstar Sanjay Dutt has requested the makers of his upcoming biopic, which stars Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role, to release its trailer on 8th May 2018. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the biopic is one of the most awaited films of 2018 and has been in the…

Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 to arrive on 27 July…

Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's next film, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3, has fixed 27th July for its theatrical release. Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 features megastar Sanjay Dutt in the lead role of a gangster and the film will hit the screen on the eve of his birthday on 27 July…

Sanjay Dutt to play lead in his next action comedy…

As per the reports, Sanjay Dutt who is currently shooting for Torbaaz, has been roped in to play the lead in an action comedy, which is tentatively titled as Nazar Ke Saamne Jigar Ke Paas. A source revealed to a leading Indian daily, “Sanjay Dutt will be working on this…

Paresh Rawal to portray PM Narendra Modi on screen

Last seen in Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi, seasoned actor Paresh Rawal is looking forward to the release of Sanjay Dutt biopic wherein he plays the character of veteran actor and politician Sunil Dutt. Right after the release of the biopic, Paresh Rawal will also be doing a biopic on honourable…

Varun Dhawan to team up with Rajkumar Hirani

With an enviable body of work and a huge fan following, Varun Dhawan is undoubtedly the most successful star from the current crop of actors in Bollywood. He has portrayed a diverse range of characters in his six-year-long career. From action to romance and comic caper to social drama, Varun…

Fabulous 50: Must-see films to look forward to

FROM BOLLYWOOD TO HOLLYWOOD HITS, HERE ARE THE MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES FEATURING SOUTH ASIA’S BRIGHTEST STARS by ASJAD NAZIR THERE are a number of interesting movies on the way in diverse genres ranging from high-profile Bollywood releases to Hollywood films starring popular South Asian stars. The variety of genres means…

Soorma to shift to a new date to avoid clash…

Bollywood is in a reshuffle mode right now. Almost every second day, we hear reports about changes in the release date of one upcoming film or the other. The latest movie, which we hear, is about to shift its release date is Dijit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu's Soorma. According to…

And it’s a wrap for Sanjay Dutt’s Saheb Biwi Aur…

Shooting for the third instalment of the hit film series Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster has been wrapped up. Titled Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3, the film went on floors in the month of September last year and today the team finished shooting the final schedule of the film. The previous…

8 movies that explore father-daughter relationship

1] Chachi 420  After a bitter divorce, the custody of their daughter is given to the mother (played by Tabu) and the father (Kamal Hassan) really misses his little girl. He, then, decides to dress up as a woman and take up the job of the nanny at his ex-wife's house…

Diljit-Taapsee starrer Soorma completes shoot before time

The makers of the forthcoming biographical drama Soorma have wrapped up the shooting of the film before time. The last shooting schedule of the movie was being shot in Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia. Starring Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu in pivotal roles, Soorma is based on the life…

Sanjay Dutt Biopic locks a new release date

Yesterday, we had reported a story revealing that the makers of the much-awaited Sanjay Dutt biopic might miss its March 28th release date as a major chunk of its post-production work is yet to be wrapped up. And today, director Rajkumar Hirani himself confirmed that his directorial will now release…

Sanjay Dutt Biopic to get postponed yet again

2018 is going to offer an interesting mix of films to moviegoers. From sequels to biopics, Bollywood has almost everything on its platter to entertain us. Though the audience is going to watch many biopics in 2018, the one which is the most anticipated one amongst all is superstar Sanjay…

EYE SPY – BOLLYWOOD GOSSIP WITH ASJAD NAZIR

Thirty Thing To Look Forward To This Year FROM MOVIES AND MUSIC TO STARS, A FIRST-LOOK GUIDE TO 2018 IT IS only the beginning of the year, but there are already plenty of things to looking forward to in 2018. There will be everything from highprofile films and concerts to…

List Of Bollywood sequels to look forward to in 2018

Believe it or not, but sequels are a lucrative business and have done wonders in Bollywood lately. They are a safe bet for the filmmakers who want to cash in on the huge success of their past films and make a lot of moolah at the ticket window with sequels.…

Now a biopic on veteran politician and advocate, Ram Jethmalani!

After biopics on martyrs, sportspersons, and historical figures, Bollywood filmmakers have now shifted their attention towards politicians. According to latest reports, Kunal Khemu and wife Soha Ali Khan are co-producing a film based on the life of veteran advocate-politician, Ram Jethmalani. The 94-year-old retired advocate has professionally worked for more…

List Of Blockbuster Films Rani Mukerji rejected

Rani Mukerji used to be the reigning queen of Bollywood once. Every top producer from the industry wanted to cast her in their films, but due to unavailability of dates and several other reasons, she had to say no to many films, some of which even went on to become…

Aditi Seiya cast to play Sanjay Dutt’s sister in his…

Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that his forthcoming film, a biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt, turns out to be a grand affair upon its release. The director has been working tirelessly on the film for more than a year now. He is currently busy completing…

List of films Kangana Ranaut turned down

There is no denying the fact that Kangana Ranaut is one of the most successful actresses of Hindi cinema. The three-time National Awards winning actress started her career with Anurag Basu's Gangster and went on to appear in a number of successful films like Fashion, Tanu Weds Manu and Queen,…

Top 6 cutest Star Kids

    1] Little AbRam is the apple of the eyes of his father, Shah Rukh Khan. AbRam is one of the most adorable star kids in tinsel town. The cute little fellow likes to be the centre of attention and has been cought on camera many times. 2] Taimur Ali Khan is…

Farhan Akhtar replaced by Abhishek Bachchan in ‘Jigarthanda’ remake?

Fans were really excited when the news came out that the hit Tamil film Jigarthanda was being remade in Hindi with Farhan Akhtar as one of the leads. However, if latest reports are to be believed, Farhan Akhtar is no more associated with the project. Akhtar, who was last seen in Nikhil…

Will Varun Dhawan not star in brother Rohit Dhawan’s next?

Rohit Dhawan, who last directed Dishoom starring younger brother Varun Dhawan and John Abraham, had no release in 2017. We hear that the director is currently working a film, which he plans to start next year. It will be a Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, to be bankrolled by filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala. However, Rohit’s…

Top 10 real-life based films to look forward to in…

Real-life stories have always caught the fancy of Bollywood. But the number of such films Bollywood has produced in the past few years has shot up to a great degree. Like every year, Hindi cinema will offer many films based on real-life stories in 2018 also. Here we list down…

Soha Ali Khan to resume work this December

Actress Soha Ali Khan, who was on maternity leave, is all set to return to work this December. The actress, along with her husband Kunal Khemu, welcomed a baby girl into the world on Friday, September 29, 2017. Soha will soon start shooting for her upcoming film, titled Saheb Biwi…

Nargis Fakhri to work with Sanjay Dutt in Torbaaz

Actress Nargis Fakhri, who was last seen in the 2016 film Banjo with Riteish Deshmukh, has another interesting project in her kitty. Reportedly, the actress has bagged a film opposite none other than superstar Sanjay Dutt. Yes, you heard that right! Fakhri will romance Sanjay Dutt in an upcoming action…

Tamannaah signed for the Hindi remake of Tamil film Jigarthanda

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who was last seen in the Tamil language film, Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan, has been roped in to play the female lead in the Hindi remake of the National Award-winning 2014 Tamil film Jigarthanda, which originally featured Siddharth, Bobby Simha and Laxshmi Menon. The black comedy film is…

Dia Mirza appointed as UNEP Goodwill Ambassador for India

Popular Bollywood actress and former beauty pageant winner, Dia Mirza, has been appointed as UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India. The actress, who is also the brand ambassador for the Wildlife Trust of India, will work on raising awareness of and seeking solutions to environmental issues that the world, and…

Having an Arth attack

MALICK TALKS ABOUT HER NEW FILM AND MEANINGFUL CINEMA by ASJAD NAZIR BOLLYWOOD is known to remake plenty of films, both officially and without permission. It is very rare for an official remake of an Indian movie to be done outside the country, especially in Pakistan, but that is exactly…

Confirmed: Riteish Deshmukh to star in Total Dhamaal

After the earth-shattering success of Rohit Shetty's comic-caper Golmaal Again, if there is any other comedy film the audience is waiting for with bated breath, it has to be filmmaker Indra Kumar's Total Dhamaal. There has been a very positive buzz around the film ever since its announcement. Having said…

Airlift helmer wants Ranbir Kapoor in his next?

Even after putting his heart and soul into each one of his projects, Ranbir Kapoor's last few films could not achieve the kind of commercial success a Ranbir Kapoor starrer is expected to. Now, the star is looking forward to the release of Sanjay Dutt biopic with a lot of…

Wait, what? Ajay to have no heroine in Total Dhamaal?

There is no doubt that Indra Kumar’s upcoming comic-caper Total Dhamaal is going to be one of the biggest films of 2018. Starring an ensemble star cast of Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Ajay Devgn, Riteish Deshmukh, Ashish Chaudhary, Arshad Warsi and Javed Jaffrey in principal roles, Total Dhamaal is the next instalment of Dhamaal film franchise…

Sanjay Dutt and Shahid Kapoor to lock horns?

Clashes have always turned out to be extremely detrimental to Bollywood films and incurred heavy losses, but yet filmmakers don’t deter from releasing two big films, featuring two stars, at the same date. 2017 started off with a clash between Raees and Kabil, featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan respectively. While Kabil put up…

Ajay Devgn to have more screen time in Total Dhamaal!

It's not a secret anymore that the makers of Dhamaal film franchise are coming up with the third instalment titled Total Dhamaal. Initially, the makers wanted to retain the original cast in the next part as well, but Sanjay Dutt, who was the most prominent face of previous two instalments…

Aditi of dreams

ACTRESS RAO HYDARI ON HER CINEMATIC ODYSSEY by ASJAD NAZIR TALENTED actress Aditi Rao Hydari has shown off her remarkable versatility as a performer in a wide array of film projects. Born into a royal lineage, she has delivered commanding performances in different languages and taken on challenges thrown at…

After Kapoor & Sons, Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra to…

Last seen in Shakun Batra's successful film Kapoor & Sons, actors Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra might come together to star in the sequel to Mahesh Bhatt's cult romantic-thriller, Sadak. Mahesh, who directed the original film in 1991, is currently busy writing a compelling script for the next instalment of the…

Sadak 2, starring Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt, locks a…

Starring Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt in lead roles, Sadak hit screens twenty-seven years ago on December 20, 1991, and its sequel, Sadak 2, has locked August 31st as its tentative release date. For Sadak 2, Sanjay returns as Ravi, the taxi driver who rescued Pooja from the clutches of…

EYE SPY – BOLLYWOOD GOSSIP WITH ASJAD NAZIR

PRIYANKA HAS A STARRY DIWALI IN AMERICA Priyanka Chopra didn’t let being away from India during Diwali dampen her spirits and spent time with her Hollywood buddies, including Fergie, Kate Hudson, Whitney Wolfe Herd and Karlie Kloss at the launch event of a new app in New York, which she…

Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham to be part of Housefull…

Yesterday, we reported the story about acclaimed filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala announcing the fourth instalment of his blockbuster film franchise, Housefull. And today, we have bought some hot updates on its star cast. We all know that every Housefull movie comes with a cast reshuffle; Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh are…

Here’s why Sanjay Dutt backed out of The Good Maharaja!

Superstar Sanjay Dutt, who was all set to start shooting for Omung Kumar's next The Good Maharaja right after the release of Bhoomi, has reportedly decided to opt out of the project. Though no official announcement has been made yet, the buzz has it that the actor quit the film…

The shooting of Sanjay Dutt biopic is almost under wraps!

Sanjay Dutt biopic is one of the highly anticipated movies for all Hindi films enthusiasts all over the world. The audience is dying to see Ranbir Kapoor stepping into the mighty shoes of Sanjay Dutt. Kapoor is shooting for the film day and night and if reports are to be…

EYE SPY – BOLLYWOOD GOSSIP WITH ASJAD NAZIR

RICHA’S HOME TRUTHS ACTRESS Richa Chadda hit out at women who opt to go on the casting couch and said she gets angry with women who are ready to sleep with producers. She said although it was a personal choice of women who do it, they make it difficult for…

Soha Ali Khan to resume work in December with Saheb…

Soha Ali Khan knows well how to set priorities and manage time for personal and professional duties. The actress, who welcomed her first child, a baby girl, three days ago, will resume work in the month of December. She will join the cast of Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3. She…

Shah Rukh Khan & Rajkumar Hirani to join forces for…

Bollywood has a long list of successful actors and directors who have never worked together. The audience wants to see them collaborating for a movie, but the unavailability of dates and other such issues keep them away from casting their spell at cinegoers. One such actor-director duo is of Shah…

Bollywood’s ‘Deadly Dutt’ back on Indian screens after jail time

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt returned to Indian cinema screens on Friday (22) in his first film since serving four years in prison for possessing weapons supplied by gangsters behind the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts. The disgraced star, 58, plays the role of a father who seeks revenge for the gang-rape…

Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 rolls in Rajasthan!

Superstar Sanjay Dutt is a busy man right now. He has just wrapped up promotions for his comeback film Bhoomi which hit screens this Friday. But instead of taking some rest, the actor has decided to get into the work mode again on his next film, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster…

UP becomes filmmakers favourite shooting place in 2017!

Hindi films based in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have been finding audiences' love for a very long time now. But the trend seems to be on an unbelievable rise in 2017. Don't you agree? Take a close look at all the successful Bollywood films released in 2017. You…

Here’s why Sanjay Dutt can’t do Munna Bhai Chale America?

Everyone is delighted that superstar Sanjay Dutt is finally making a comeback to films with action-thriller Bhoomi after serving his 5-years-long jail sentence in connection with the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts. But more than Bhoomi, the audience is waiting to see him as the genially lovable Tapori in the third…

Bollywood bad boy on his emotional comeback

SANJAY DUTT makes a hotly anticipated comeback this month in action thriller Bhoomi. The first film for the bad boy of Bollywood after his release from prison sees him star opposite Aditi Rao Hydari in a powerful father-daughter story. Not surprisingly Dutt was given a huge number of offers after serving his jail sentence, but opted for Bhoomi. “It is a very emotional story. I thought that…

The first look of Sanjay Dutt in The Good Maharaja…

The tinsel town was buzzing with the news that soon after the release of Bhoomi, Sanjay Dutt and Omung Kumar will join forces again for a movie called Malang but before that, Kumar made an announcement stating that he is planning one more film with Sanjay, based on Maharaja Jam…

Imtiaz Ali casts his favourite Ranbir Kapoor again?

His last directorial venture, Jab Harry Met Sejal, headlined by Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, may not have worked wonders at the box office, but filmmaker Imtiaz Ali has moved on to his new project. Yes, you heard that right! Not at all perturbed by the dismal performance of…

Sanjay Dutt to do Hindi remake of Telugu thriller Prasthanam!

It seems actor Sanjay Dutt has decided to make up for the time he stayed away from films due to her imprisonment because, since the time he came out of prison, he has been signing one film after the other. As we all know that the actor has just wrapped…

There were moments we thought of shelving ‘Jagga Jasoos’ says…

Ranbir Kapoor's first home production Jagga Jasoos hit a series of roadblocks, resulting in its release date being pushed several times, and the actor said there were times he even thought of shelving the film. The much-ambitious musical drama, directed by Anurag Basu remained in news for its constant delays,…

Sanjay Dutt to play gangster in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster…

Actor Sanjay Dutt has been signed to play a gangster in Tigmanshu Dhulia's Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3. Producer Rahul Mittra and Dhulia, the creators of Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster franchise, are back with the series' third installment, which will go on floors this August in Gujarat. "The audience have…

Manisha Koirala: No qualms in playing Ranbir’s mother in Dutt…

Actress Manisha Koirala says she has no qualms in playing Ranbir Kapoor's on-screen mother in the upcoming Sanjay Dutt biopic. Manisha will essay the role of actress Nargis in the Rajkumar Hirani-directed biopic on Dutt. "I am choosy about the films I want to do. I am happy they (makers)…

Dia Mirza upset over ‘leak’ of Ranbir’s look from Sanjay…

Ranbir Kapoor's new look from Sanjay Dutt's biopic has gone viral online but co-star Dia Mirza feels it should not have been leaked. "You should not have seen that look. It was leaked by the media... I will admit it was upsetting that the look was out as we were…

Being Asha Bhosle: An A-Z guide to the Bollywood icon

When you take her longevity, achievements, versatility and work outside cinema into account, then Asha Bhosle is undoubtedly the greatest Bollywood singer of all time. Starting off as a child in the 1940s, she is incredibly now in her eighth decade of captivating audiences with her unmistakable voice. The singing…

Keith Vaz ‘one of the best MPs for the Asian…

This should not sound like a political obituary, but Keith Vaz certainly brought dash and colour to politics – especially to that of Leicester East, which he has served as MP since 1987. In May 2010, Sanjay Dutt turned up to campaign for Vaz just before the general election. As…

Amitabh Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor come together Dragon

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer Dragon. In the film, to be directed by Ayan Mukerji, Bachchan will be playing a pivotal role. “He has given his nod for the film. It’s a full fledged role and not a guest appearance. It’s an important…

Alia’s big ‘no’ to questions on love life

From Sidharth Malhotra to Varun Dhawan and even Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt has been linked to most of her co-stars and the actress has now decided to stay mum on her love life. The 23-year-old actress, who was present at the launch of remake version of song Tamma Tamma, asked…