Katrina Kaif is the goddess of dance, and time and again she has proved it. From starting out in Bollywood with ‘Boom’, which tanked badly, to starring in blockbuster hits like ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, Katrina has come a long way in this film industry. From her aerial dance in ‘Kamli’ to her belly moves in ‘Kala Chashma’, Kat has established herself as the dancing star of the industry.
From the fashion industry to Bollywood to running a successful business to becoming a mother – the gorgeous Lara Dutta, who turned 40 on April 16, 2018, seems to have done it all.
On his 53rd birthday, here are some professional qualities and traits that make Aamir Khan the unique Bollywood phenomenon that he is. Action movies were ruling the roost in the 1980s, but QSQT bucked the trend and ushered in an era of love stories/family dramas driven by blockbuster soundtracks. The movie catapulted Aamir to stardom and offers streamed in. Due to poor selection of roles, his next few films – ‘Love Love Love’, ‘Tum Mere Ho’, ‘Awwal Number’, ‘Jawani Zindabad’ and ‘Afsana Pyaar Ka’ – tanked badly with Inder Kumar’s ‘Dil’ being his his only hit movie between 1989-1991.
No film in recent times has perhaps faced the kind of ferocious protests that ‘Padmaavat’ did before its release. The CBFC passed the film only after changing its title and then too it was not released in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. At the time of writing this article, the film had made Rs 270 crore (nett) in India and is a massive hit throughout the world.
List of Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities who have been seen embracing Nirav Modi jewellery both on and off the red carpet.
Despite all this, ‘King Khan’, the sobriquet bestowed upon SRK, walks away with the crown for being the most ‘consistent’ superstar. Shah Rukh made his debut with ‘Deewana’ in 1992 and the movie became a runaway hit.
Vivek Oberoi is in the news: for ascribing the reason for his failure in Bollywood to someone else. In the past, he had blamed Aishwarya Rai and his own arrogance for his downfall. In an interview with Farah Khan, he had mentioned how his then friend Aishwarya Rai instigated him to hold a press conference against Salman Khan on April 1, 2003.
This past week, as we settled down with our mugs of freshly brewed draught beer, I saw Cynthia* roll her eyes when she spotted the hickey on my neck. Both, my friends Cynthia and Amitabh* where ‘happily’ married with healthy spouses and there was no reason for me to believe otherwise. Cynthia replied, almost disgusted, as if I was indulging in some immoral act, “After the long working hours and with a kid, how do you manage to find time to have sex?” I realized immediately it had less to do with my sex-life and more to do with hers.
Akshay Kumar is on a roll once again. ‘Toilet – Ek Prem Katha’ is his fifth hit in a row. Apart from the Khans (Aamir, Salman, Shah Rukh), he is the only mainstream Bollywood actor who can truly be called a ‘superstar’. A section of the industry believes that despite reeling off an array of hits in the last three decades, Akshay has not received the kind of encomiums that have been bestowed upon the Khans.
Hansal Mehta, the director, has crafted a couple of fine movies – ‘Shahid’ and ‘Aligarh’ – based on real-life characters. It borrows heavily from the life of Sandeep Kaur, who robbed a string of banks in Los Angeles in 2014 by pretending to be a human bomb and who was eventually arrested.
Personal hygiene and good health go hand in hand, and it is imperative for every parent to ensure that their children, who are more inclined to fall ill than adults as they come in close contact with easily transmitted germs, imbibe healthy and clean habits.
Pretty sure there are a couple of people on your hit list who are still breathing fine only because you don’t want to end up in a jail. But then you might want to commit that felony now, if someone promised you that you would be an inmate in any one of these 10 luxurious jails around the world. Trust me, they can put some big name resorts and chain hotels to shame.
The happiness that surrounded them, stalked them everywhere, is now contained in a photo frame. The smiles are rare, the screeches are regular. Complaints have replaced compassion. There are no cuddles, they often end up in different bedrooms. They were the ideal couple in our college days. When I sat down with Shreya she allowed me a sneak-peak into the hollow of her life. The list of broken promises were long, the cleft separating expectations from realisations were appalling. There was a gap in communication somewhere that has left her disillusioned for life. ...