In the male dominated 90s, she was one mega female star who sold movies and balanced out the power in favor of the fairer sex. Without her, a run-of-the-mill Raja wouldn’t have gone to make the box-office collections it did.After Sridevi, it was Madhuri who redefined the role of the female lead in Hindi cinema. Her absence from the silver screen created a void that could be filled only by her after her return.The beauty turns a year younger today and we take a quick look through her astonishing journey in the art of cinema.
A bulging belly, googly-woogly cheeks, a double chin – your favorite celeb has been there, seen that.But they worked hard on themselves and took care of their ‘weighty’ issues.If they can do it, you can do it too.
Kids these days, with their unlimited data, and a thousand music playing websites at their disposal, would never know the patience with which we stayed glued in front of the TV, waiting for our favorite song to be played.But that longing and excitement had a value, the ease of accessing music today would never be able to replace. You know what else will never find a replacement? The songs of our childhood. Those bands, those band-members, those beats.Here are 10 music bands that were everything for us in our younger years. How we wish they would come back in our lives again!!
In a self-seeking industry, we often wonder how can celebs, relentlessly competing against each other, be such good friends.Is it the beautiful hearts or the pure benignity? Well, at times its more than that; its a history and years of friendship they share.Many of our favorite celebs know each other since they were students, and the years of learning they have spent together have brought them together. Here are 16 celebs who have shared their student-life with a fellow Bollywood personality.
Stars have been out and about promoting movies, shopping, partying, inaugurating venues and we have been following them to check out their looks and attires.And the month wraps itself up, let’s check out who were the best and worst dressed celebs in B’town this month.
Beneath all those glossy faces and pricey clothes, these stars are just as human as you and I. They feel sorrow, get hurt, and at times go into a dark place of stagnancy and suffocation and need to give their best fight to come out of that place.Deepika was one of the first stars from B’town who dared to speak about this condition and the way paved by her was walked on by many.Mental depression has for long been considered a stigma. The stigmatization stalled people from seeking help and making the situation worse. Good for all these celebs who spoke about their struggles and made depression an acceptable ailment that needs treatment, not discrimination.
While Bollywood has been shaping many aspects of our life, beauty and fashion trends helm the list. Be it college clothing, or party wear, we look at the actresses we idolize to take a hint or two.Things have not been very different in case of bridal looks either. The color of our lehenga and the pattern of the jewels, every detailing seeks the approvals of the B’town style gurus.Here are 10 iconic Bollywood ‘onscreen’ brides, who have cast a major influence on our idea of the perfect bride, through these years.
It’s that time of the month again, when we put our judgmental eyes to work, and weigh in on all the stunning and not-so-stunning looks our favorite celebs donned through the month.Deepika and Alia make it to the list as ‘Best Dressed’ as usual, the you won’t believe who, among the A-list B’town divas ended up on the wrong end of the list.Slide on to know who were Bollywood’s best and worst dressed celebs this month.
Palak was a little kid when she saw her mother combat domestic violence, despite being one of the most popular faces of Indian television. It could have been a tough childhood for her, but the original ‘Prerna’ did a marvelous job raising her daughter single-handedly.The 19-year-old is has grown up to be an enchantress and her Instagram will hold your heart forever.
While Dia wraps herself in vintage silk threads, national heartthrob Sara Ali Khan takes her style game to a whole new level and surprises us all.With the award seasons rolling out the red carpets, we got to see many experiments in fashion, and we love to see few changes in trends every now then, some of the looks left us rather disappointed.Who were the best dressed and worst dressed celebs of February 2019? Slide on to know.
She might be just 3 months and 2 movies old in the industry, but Sara Ali Khan has not wasted a minute in conquering the cine goers of this geography.And still, she remains to be the next-door-girl in her flawless but unpretentious looks. A star on the silver screen, Sara is a just one among us on the streets. Her signature style comprises white kurtis, bangles and bright dupattas.Here are 10 times Sara proved she doesn’t need haute couture to win hearts.
IVF and surrogacy were common in the west, but we had our own inhibitions surrounding it. Lately, a positive change has hit in the mindset of Indian couples and singles who aspire to become parents, but are denied this happiness by physical or societal limitations.Late marriages, health issues, prolonged medications are just a few reasons that can lead to childlessness, and those who are caught in such situations, want a little bundle of joy of their own nevertheless, are now resorting to IVF and surrogacy.Here are 11 celebs who are blessed with parenthood through such medical procedures.Image source: Celeb social media handles
There is perhaps nothing, as comforting and as invigorating, as revisiting old school love stories. They have this out-of-the-world charm we, from the ‘texting’ generation will never experience, and that makes it all the more inciting.One such heartwarming saga of love was lived by the undaunted actress of her generation, Sharmila Tagore, and the skipper of the then Indian cricket team, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.
There was a time when actresses in Hindi movies were brought in only to film romantic songs or play love interest to the all-conquering hero, the male protagonist. Seldom would there be an odd instance of a woman-centric movie with a female actress in the main lead, ‘Mother India’ or ‘Umrao Jaan’ for example.With a whole new generation forming the audience of Hindi cinema, demand in the variety and inclusion grew larger. Since 2000, the industry has undergone a renaissance of sorts, and have offered more meaty roles to its women.In the olden days, a mainstream actress would have had inhibitions considering a negative role, but this crop of actresses don’t mind seizing the opportunity given to them, if negative it is, so be it. Here are 10 such A-class performances of the ‘good’ actresses in ‘bad’ roles.
Beyond the much-cursed and debated, nepotism, the Mumbai film industry is home to a legion of gifted actors who were offered with the opportunity to prove and make a mark for themselves in Bollywood.You have appreciated them whole-heartedly and can write testimonials praising their talents. But are you aware of their roots? Where do they come from, what professions were their parents involved in?We thought of introducing you to the non-filmy parents of the very-filmy stars of Bollywood.
He is a superstar today; husband to to the gorgeous Kareena Kapoor Khan and father to li’l Taimur who is the apple of everyone’s eye, Saif Ali Khan has achieved everything a man desires in life. But things were not all roses and rainbows for him always.In spite of being son to an A-list celebrity, Saif struggled to find ground in Bollywood for a long and trying decade. It was just when he had been relegated as a supporting actor, his career took a sudden 180 degree turn and skyrocketed to unimaginable popularity.For anyone who is at his hope’s end, this account on how Saif Ali Khan found success when it was the least expected will prove to be your strong dose of inspiration.
In an interview, Saira Banu had confessed being in love with Dilip Kumar since the age of 12. “I was not just another girl smitten by Dilip Kumar. For me, it was no castle in the air because I had given my dream the strong foundation of faith- faith in myself and faith in God.”Though they have been married for over 53 years now, the love of Saira Banu and Dilip Kumar is not quite bereft of bottlenecks, heartbreaks and separation. Yet, no other love story in the industry is as spectacular and complete with cosmic connections as that of the original megastar of Hindi cinema and his breathtakingly beautiful wife.Slide on to read about the interesting yet tumultuous love story of the paragon of beauty, Saira Banu and her Kohinoor.
He is good looking, intelligent, and beats up the villain single-handedly like a superhero, hence, the male protagonist in Hindi cinema has it really easy to woo his audience, young men want to emulate him and young women want to romance him often.And then the table gets turned on him when the villain takes over, when the antagonist has the viewer sympathize with him and ignore the hero as though he doesn’t even exist.Here are 10 such occurrences when you loved the bad boy in Hindi cinema forgetting the hero even exists.
We know our readers love them some Bollywood, so we are going to do a quick quiz to check how well you know your favorite movies and for how long they last in your memory.We are sharing stills from 10 movies from the 2000-2010, along with 3 hints for each of them. If you guess the movie write down in the comment section, and after taking the entire quiz, check the 11th slide to see how right or wrong you were.Fun? Then slide on.
While most actresses get flooded with congratulatory messages on their marriage, Priyanka Chopra became the target of irked social media users. The pomp-n-show, the unbridled use of fireworks, or the age gap, nothing was spared from attack.Later on a talk show, the new bride addressed the issue and spoke on how women are wrongfully criticized for marrying men younger than them. It was quite shocking, this useless trolling of the actress basis the age gap she shares with her man.In fact, its not something unheard of in Bollywood or un-attempted among Indian celebrities. Amrita Singh did it in the early nineties and Zarina Wahab in the mid eighties. Here are more celeb couple with older brides.
With everyone talking about Make in India, and Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan promoting their movie, Sui Dhaga vehemently, I wondered if becoming a successful entrepreneur with a small capital is at all possible?Did a little research about the humble beginnings of the biggest industrialists of India and found my answer – hell ya, it’s possible.Read on to know how ordinary people like you and me can scale extraordinary heights with a little vision and a lot of passion.Images: All images are taken fro open account in Facebook/Instagram
In a recent interview, Shah Rukh Khan declared that Aryan has no desires of facing the camera. He would be a filmmaker instead.But here’s the thing. Not many know that the 21 YO has already made his onscreen debut with Karan Johar.To know more about this, and many other facts about the SRK’s eldest, keep swiping right.
Not a day goes by without a new pic of Taimur Ali Khan going viral; the 2-year-old has the whole country wrapped around his tiny little finger. And now, Sara Ali Khan has turned into a nationwide sensation.All in all Taimur has conquered Instagram and Sara has taken over YouTube. But where is Ibrahim? Why is no one talking about this young star-in-the-making?Younger brother of Sara and elder, half-brother of Taimur, meet the very charming, Ibrahim Ali Khan.
They say, no publicity is bad publicity, and Rakhi Sawant has taken this theory seriously like none other.It’s puzzling how she figures out a way to make every news about herself and get all the press that would keep her relevant. Girl doesn’t care if what she is getting is good press or bad press. She knows people will be talking about her and that is pretty much what is’ needed.Here are 10 controversies from the famous and equally notorious dancer’s life, that had us all go, ‘uh oh’.
Winter weddings are exciting, the Ambani wedding would testify for it any day. Food is mouthwatering, makeup doesn’t melt away and it’s fun to guess what that door ki buaa is gossiping about, giving you the side eye.The only thing that is not fun is the chill and the layers of covering you have to throw on to fight the chill.Now here are some easy ways of layering up in style and bring your A game while dressing up for weddings this season.Images: Instagram/Facebook