When we look at these faces, they strike as one of our own – as though he is the guy that steals glances, as though she is the girl next door.
Music and dance have been an inevitable part of Indian movies since its very inception. Though in yesteryears the major numbers were performed by special dancers like Helen, the term item girl was not coined until Malaika Arora climbed up the roof of a moving train and gave us all the feels.
It’s been 10 beautiful years that the most beautiful woman in the world broke a million hearts and tied knot with the very handsome Abhishek Bachchan. When invited to share his opinion on his wife’s performance in Jazzba, he detailed his admiration of Aishwarya, “To start with you have to understand that she is an actor who started her career with a de-glamorous film like ‘Iruvar’.
From churning out films that have reduced heroines to nothing more than sex objects, and writing lyrics and dialogues that reek of sexism, to the huge pay gap between male and female actors in the industry, Bollywood has always relegated its female stars to the back burner. While earlier actresses were mostly content with their roles of playing second fiddle to actors, many of today’s actresses are standing up to their rights, and fighting against the male chauvinism that prevails in the industry.
Alia Bhatt is beautiful – no doubts, she gets all the guys that chulll thing (whatever it means) – well okay.. I also agree that the Kala Chashma does magic on Katrina’s gora mukhra, and these ladies know how to shake it and make any song the party anthem of the nation. But can we all just agree that the OG of Bollywood dancing is none but Madhuri Dixit? No?
Indians can be bickering and quarreling with each other round the year – but nobody should test their patriotism when an external enemy hovers around India’s borders. You challenge us, good neighbors, and trust us, we are not South Indians, North Indians, East or West Indians. We abandon all these directional prefixes from our identity and become Indians – at least during such times. We are also a nation driven and motivated largely by our movies –and so, from time to time, our favorite stars occupy the silver screen donning the Olive Pride.
When it comes to sharing screen space with new comers even the biggest names in Bollywood get apprehensive. On interviews, Shah Rukh Khan has often mentioned how directors struggled to find him a heroine, because no one showed confidence in a no-name, no-filmy-khandan boy from Delhi. King Khan, however, isn’t one to forget the struggle even after attaining everything and more than what any actor can dream of. So, when time came for him to stand abreast new comers, assuring no one goes through what he dealt with, he welcomed every role opposite new comers with opened arms.
Our actresses are just so beautiful and immaculate round the clock, we can only ogle and heave a sigh. But only those who work behind the scenes know that even the gorgeous Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor can use a little ‘pick me up’ at times. This is when their masterjis a.k.a ace costume designers come into play. Listing out the top designers of Bollywood who have made the Indian actress embodiment of grace
Celebrities and rumors go hand in hand, but some rumors are just too over the board, even for Bollywood standards. Everything else is fine, but no one should design a death hoax because death is plainly the farthest thing from being entertaining. Now listen up you trolls, you want to create ripples? Give us some link-ups, hook-ups stories, everyone digs a good scandal
…And no one raises a brow, dude doesn’t get any flak for it either. In fact the confidence he does it with, abducting the loser’s girl for that matter, seems to be the legit thing to do every single time. Ironically this degeneracy is exactly what makes girls fall for him, and even at the ripe age of 50 he continues to win hearts of a million beauties around the globe - effortlessly. Here are 11 instances of SRK taking the cake away from the second lead’s platter.
Reality Television, promising the glamour of show biz lures numerous aspirants to its path every year. But often, quite contrary to the dreams it sells, the fame turns into obscurity sooner than expected. Now – not everyone is astute like Kim Kardashian to encash reality TV in the best possible way. Here are seven such stars who rose to celeb status through reality TV, but the fleeting fame did them less good than they may have liked.
Bollywood has seen a lot of changes since its inception in the early 1900s, the only aspect that didn’t undergo any alternation is its adulation of love triangles – given that Indian audience of all generations love a good love triangle and our makers are astute in producing the best scripts encompassing three God forsaken lovers, no cine-lover needs to dread the dearth of such movies anytime in the near future. As for now – we’ll go on a filmy flashback and recount the best love triangles presented by Bollywood.
We all know Baba Sehgal as the pioneer of rap music in India, but lately a hoard of talented new generation rappers have emerged into prominence. Hit the pause button on Eminem and Jay-Z for a moment and show some love for our talented desi rappers.
Not only is Bollywood a demanding industry, it can prove itself to be cruelly unforgiving. Notoriously, the Indian movie industry require its people to have glossy faces and majestic personas. Only then – as it was believed until recently – can one enter the glitzy and glamorous world of Bollywood. Shattering these misconceptions, these talented actors rose to fame, despite the absence of chocolatey faces – but then, who cares when you are the master of your craft
Gone are the days when models and movie stars enjoyed monopoly in fashion. These days politicians, writers and of course sports personalities are casting their heavy-weight influence over the wardrobe trends. Check out these 10 names from the world of sports who have been equally popular in the fashion arena as well.
When we think of Bollywood, we inadvertently think of money. Money the movie makers make, money the stars get paid, money the movies earn.
Well in a world of main casts getting voodooed into houseflies, or coming back to life hours after a head shot, we can only reminisce over the golden days of television when stories appealed to the regular brain a lot more, despite the absence of glittery sarees and maddening backdrop scores. Let’s take a walk down the memory lane and revisit the programs telecast on Doordarshan that most of us must have watched on a black and white screen back then.
Bollywood has a penchant for creating dreams – and they often take this dreamy thing way too seriously. Not only in the twist of plots but even with the costumes of the actors. Why I say so – well, have a look at these insanely expensive clothes that you and I can only dream of wearing-
We all can list down over a hundred movie Bollywood copied from Hollywood. But once in a while the tables get turned and then we have Hollywood drawing inspiration from Bollywood. Did you know that these famous Hollywood movies were remakes of some of our favorite Indian movies?
Times sure flies, and before we realized, its already been 10 years that these have become an inseparable part of our reality. They our our favorite stars, most cherished movies, victorious players, and a few catastrophes we wish were only nightmares. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane.
Kamaal R Khan - I really don’t know who he is apart from his assorted slew of outlandish tweets that ironically worked in his favor and got him to this list. Being on some list is better than being irrelevant otherwise. His rants, mainly a ridiculous amalgamation of Hindi and English words are more of grains of salt that he has been rubbing on all celebs lately. Let me present you with one, if you haven’t encountered them already - Too many ppl are saying that career of @ParineetiChopra is over after 3flops in row but I say tat she can bounce back if reduce 10kg weight
The 90s were an era of makeover for Bollywood. Finally even the good Indian heroine was allowed to show some legs while dancing around trees. Yes, dancing around trees were still a thing back then. But some of the songs these romantic couples synced lips to, during that decade have permanently been engraved into our memories.
In fact, the first topless scene to have ever filmed in Bollywood was in a movie released way back in 1970, made by one of the ace film makers in the industry. Slide through the pictures to know more.