The ‘Bhai’ of Bollywood has ruled the box office for years now, with two 300 crore+ films and two 200 crore+ films. With ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ getting rave reviews, the film has already got box office collection of 151.47 crores, being in its first week.
After having 16 years of a brilliant career, the actress is now married to actor Saif Ali Khan and have never looked or felt better. As the Kapoor diva turns 37 today, get to know her a bit better with these ten lesser known facts about her.
Slaying varied styles every time she steps out, Malaika Arora began her career as a model and then dabbled in acting, dancing, and television. Blessed with an enviable and toned physique, coupled with a striking face and dancing prowess, Malaika Arora Khan attained the undeniable and famed tag of being Bollywood’s numero uno dancer. With ace fashion stylist, Maneka Ramsinghani, at the helm of affairs, Malaika Arora Khan has glorified numerous styles and we have curated some of her epic style moments that will leave you dazzled beyond wits.
The timeless diva Sridevi is celebrating her 54th birthday today and to honour her we are going to look back at her journey as an actress and how she kept us entertained with her many avatars. In the movie, the way a sad, angry, makeup less Sridevi threatens the villain, saying, “Kya bol rahe the tum log? Many of these roles required her to adapt a whole new look, and all her avatars are as iconic as they can be.
The sexy actress turns another year older today. The actress who now calls India her home rose to enormous fame, thanks to her unbelievable body, her mysterious persona, her item numbers and of course, her relationships.
The gorgeous Shilpa Shetty Kundra is celebrating her, believe it or not, 42nd birthday. An advocate of yoga and healthy living, the diva has proved that age is just a mere number. The yummy-mummy of a five-year-old has become an inspiration for woman, not just for her style but also for her perfect figure.
No, he’s surely not disappeared, but planing to come back to the big screen with a bang! Last seen in an ecological thriller ‘Irada’, Warsi is currently shooting for the fourth installment of ‘Golmaal’, and claims he is shooting for some really “serious funny stuff”. The actor has been part of the comedy-action film since 2006. Directed by Rohit Shetty, the cast includes Ajay Devgn, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Kemmu, Shreyas Talpade, Tabu and Parineeti Chopra.
You may know Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar as the Father of Indian Constitution, but many don’t know are the struggles he faced. Born on 14th April, 1891, Babasaheb, as he is popularly known, was a social reformer who championed the cause of the Dalits, women and labour. Dr. Ambedkar suffered many hardships in his life for being a member of the Dalit community. A jurist and an economist, he was also independent India’s first law minister. When it was time for deciding the nation’s national language, Sanskrit was the first choice for Ambedkar.
1. Emraan changed his name to Farhan Hashmi but later, the actor went back to his original name, Emraan Hashmi. 2. Emraan Hashmi was an assistant director for the film ‘Raaz’, which featured Bipasha Basu and Dino Morea. 3. When asked about his best and worst onscreen kiss on Karan Johar’s show, Emraan picked ‘Murder 2’ co-starring Jacqueline Fernandez because of its simplicity.
If you thought Sonam Kapoor said the most the controversial things in Bollywood, then let us introduce you to the ‘Queen’ of controversies, Kangana Ranaut. At the beginning of the episode, Karan introduced Kangana as a two-time National Award winner and said that he’s a fan of her performance. To which Kangana added, “I’m so happy to hear this from you as well because you’ve been the driving force in my life.
Rani Mukherji is known as one of the finest and the most versatile actresses of Bollywood. Rani made her Bollywood debut, in 1996, with ‘Raja Ki Aayegi Baarat’. Not only did she impress the audience and critics alike but garnered brownie points for having held her own ground in front of superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol.
Nicknamed as ‘Magnificent Mary’, she is the first Indian woman to get a gold medal in the Asian Games in 2014, and the only Indian boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the flyweight (51 kg) category and winning the bronze medal. Starting with the basic, her name actually is Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte and she is from Manipur. As a young girl, Mary Kom was always passionate about sports.
Known to be fun-loving, bold and young – Jiah Khan was no different from her character in her debut movie, opposite Amitabh Bachchan in ‘Nishabd’. Khan shocked the entire nation by committing suicide (alleged), at the age of 25, in June 2013. Jiah Khan changed her name from Nafisa Khan before making her debut in ‘Nishabd’ (2007).
We could tell you that we dug up these photos of Cindy Crawford in honor of her 50th birthday on February 20 , but that's only partly true. Yes, we thought it'd be nice to circulate some images beyond the oft-Instagrammed defaults (hello, 1992 Pepsi ad), but really...we also wanted to comb through the Cindy Crawford photo archives. '90s nostalgia doesn't get better (or more glamorous) than that. (Click through to see why.) From ELLE
Former reality star, Paris Hilton, turns 35 today and she already has more than a few feather on her hat, to her credit. Paris has tried her hand at almost everything you and I would consider a fantasy. From being a reality star to a published author, the heiress has held more jobs than you might expect.
Following the launch of his solo career, in 2002, after soaring to success with NSYNC, Justin Timberlake has been a force on musical charts. The multi-talented star can not only sing, but dance, act and is quite a comedian (SNL skits for proof). His first two albums ‘Justified’ and ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’ exceeded sales of 10 million copies worldwide, establishing him as one of the most commercially successful singers of the decade. He’s collaborated with some of the biggest names in music like Jay Z, Timbaland, Madonna and Michael Jackson.
Bollywood singer Kavita Krishnamurthy is known for her melodious voice and a sweet personality. The singer has sung numerous songs that have struck a cord with the listener. A Padma Shri award recipient, Krishnamurthy is a classically trained singer who has started a music institute in the year 2007. Though she started her career in 1980, she had some great hits to her name in the 90s. To celebrate the songstress’ birthday today, here’s a playlist of her best numbers: Kehna Hi Kya (Bombay, 1995)
You may have heard of the name Virginia Woolf, but very few actually know about her works and life. Let me start by saying that Woolf is one of the most important writers and authors of the 20th century. The prolific writer was born in 1882 and is still renowned for her novels like novels Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One’s Own (1929). A lot of her work have focused on feminist and lesbian themes, such as in the 1997 collection of critical essays, Virginia Woolf: Lesbian Readings. ...
In the year 2007, Farah Khan directed and Shah Rukh Khan-starrer ‘Om Shanti Om’ brought Deepika to the Hindi movie industry with much buzz and sound. After gaining much appreciation in ‘Om Shanti Om,’ Dippy went on doing some average movies like ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno,’ ‘Chandni Chowk to China’ and ‘Billu,’ till she again came under the spotlight with Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Love Aaj Kal,’ opposite Saif Ali Khan in 2009.
Deepika Padukone turns 31 today and the past year has been a stellar one for the actress. Apart from ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’, the actress will be seen in ‘Padmavati’ next, with Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. The actress has also spoken about her struggle with depression, after which she started the Live Laugh Love Foundation that creates awareness on mental health in the country.
In his career of 53 long years as a film director, screenwriter and film producer, Yash Chopra won several awards, including six National Film Awards, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and a Padma Bhushan for his contribution to Indian cinema. He also received 11 Filmfare awards, including four Filmfare Award for Best Director.