Its a weird weird world – this film industry, I tell you. Don’t let them fool you with these beautiful faces and hearty smiles that easily conceal those real feelings they harbour deep within. You may smile ear to ear and feign as much cordiality – but we know you can’t stand each other one bit.
A lanky little 11 year old, what would come out of those feeble chords, thought many- but couldn’t shut my opened mouth for my jaw had fallen on the floor as she belted out a classical number perfected by none other than the very revered Lata Mangeshkar herself – who would dare to try the complicated notes of Sunio ji araj from Lekin, none other than Shreya Ghoshal. With Devdas completing 15 years last week, the precious discovery of Sa Re Ga Ma… has also completed 15 years in the industry. Here are 15 jewels from her unparalleled vocal chords.
From its introduction in the late 70s to early 90s, television was snubbed as the less glamorous younger sibling of the big screen. Only those who couldn’t make it to movies would feature in serials and hardly were looked as at celebs. The notion was shattered when Ekta Kapoor joined the business and remodelled the art of soap opera.
Gone are the days of white clad, pitiable mothers in the entertainment. The new wave of television introduced in the wake of this millennium marked a change in how the country wanted to see its mothers.
Fame attracts fame, and riches gravitate towards riches. The wealth at the disposal of Bollywood actresses is beyond imagination of the middle class salaried people like you and I. But the treasure placed at the feet of such goddesses when opulent businessmen, captivated in their charm, offer them their hearts are unreal.
Bollywood will pamper you with fame and spoil you with abundance, but one wrong step, and alas – you trip! The fast running industry won’t spare you a second glace.
The savory of rich Indian food has been influenced by several cultures and dynasties, every time India found itself invaded by a foreign power, it took a little bit of their sweet and a little bit of their salt to make it its own. Hit the slideshow to check out some of the choicest dishes from the Indian sub-continent that has garnered immense popularity in the far west.
Did you know that Steve Jobs didn’t allow his kids to use the ipad and with good reason? Modern-day parenting may tempt you to hand out a smartphone or a tablet to your child either in the hope that they stay abreast of everything that is happening in the world of technology, or sometimes to merely keep them entertained.
In a rather surprising announcement, Bob Dylan, known as ‘The Greatest Living Poet’ was announced the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature for the year 2016. Here are 10 Bob Dylan quotes to let you decide for yourself if the musician is in fact worthy of the award bestowed upon him for literature.
Ever wonder how nearly all of South India’s favorite bad guys on screen are all dashing Bollywood personalities as well? While there have been local favorites such as Kalabhavan Mani, Avinash, Kota Srinivas Rao, Sai Kumar and others, all of whom looked dangerous enough to leave the audience trembling, there are certain shades of grey that some of these Bollywood actors carry, which adds that much sought-after negative flavor when they act in South Indian cinema. This phenomena also proves the fact that badness or negativity has nothing to do with physical appearance much in the same way as goodness doesn’t. The most logical explanation for why these actors strike a chord with the audience as villains is probably the fact that thy are foreigners to the Southern film industry.
The iron lady of Tamil Nadu politics, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa continues to be constantly monitored by specialist Doctors with thousands of supporters praying devotedly. Her political career is widely renowned, but did you know that all through her schooling she excelled academically, that she is also known as the uncrowned queen of Tamil cinema? Here are lesser known, interesting facts tracing the life journey of the ailing Chief Minister.
Popular television actress Shweta Tiwari turns a year older on the 4th of October. Here’s wishing her a very happy birthday and discovering little known facts about her life.
With Tamil Nadu CM, Jayalitha’s health condition having come under speculation, supporters and fans across the state have been devoutly praying for her speedy recovery. The nature of Indian ‘fanaticism’ is such that they not only admire their idols but literally worship them. Worship them to such an extent that they would literally build temples to express their love for their favorite idols. There are innumerable temples in India dedicated to more than 30,000 Indian Gods.
At a time of heightened tensions between India and Pakistan in the wake of Uri attacks, the MNS (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena) has given an ultimatum to all Pakistani artists in Bollywood to return to their nation. While the Bollywood fraternity is fuming over this move by the MNS, lets take a look at the artists that the industry stands to lose. All the same, lets also recount the many names from Pakistan who created their identities in the Indian scenario.