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12 items from 2011


Countdown for Bigg Boss 5 finale begins!

19 December 2011 2:42 AM, PST | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

With Bigg Boss Season 5 nearing its end, fans are at tenterhooks, wondering who will be the winner! As of now, Amar Upadhyay, Juhi Parmar, Akashdeep Sky Saigal, Siddharth Sid Bhardwaj and Sunny Leone are hot in the race.Amar Upadhyay has been the most dignified contestant of the show this year, having spent his time on Bigg Boss with a lot of integrity. The .Saas Bahu ka Badshah. as ex-Housemate Pooja Misrra tauntingly tagged him on the show, is a self-made man, whose boy-next-door image has been loved my many.Amar, who started his television career with Jaya Bachchan.s hugely popular sitcom Dekh Bhai Dekh, carved a niche for himself along with veteran television actors like Farida Jalal, Shekhar Suman and Divya Seth.From here, he never looked back and has done many television serials and soaps. Amar.s career witnessed a major upswing with Ekta Kapoor.s Kyonki »

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K3G my biggest celluloid dream possible: Karan Johar

14 December 2011 2:02 AM, PST | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

On the 10th anniversary of his mega family drama .Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. (K3G), filmmaker Karan Johar remembers the multi-starrer with fond memories, even as Bollywood celebrities congratulate him..K3G completes a decade today..the illustrious cast and brilliant crew made my biggest celluloid dream possible!!!. Johar posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.The movie featured an eclectic cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Farida Jalal, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor. Rani Mukerji had made a guest appearance in the film, written and directed by Karan.It was a runaway hit not just in India, but in international markets too. It struck a chord with people of all age groups due to its fun, emotional and romantic moments. Its music also has topped charts with numbers like .Shava shava., .You are my soniya., .Bole chudiyan. and .Suraj hua maddham..Shah Rukh, who played Amitabh.s adopted son in the movie, »

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K3G my biggest celluloid dream possible: Karan Johar - Realbollywood.com News

13 December 2011 11:38 PM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, Dec 14: On the 10th anniversary of his mega family drama 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' (K3G), filmmaker Karan Johar remembers the multi-starrer with fond memories, even as Bollywood celebrities congratulate him.

'K3G completes a decade today....the illustrious cast and brilliant crew made my biggest celluloid dream possible!!!' Johar posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.

The movie featured an eclectic cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Farida Jalal, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor. Rani Mukerji had made a guest appearance in the film, written and directed by Karan.

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- Meeta Kabra

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A Tribute to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge!

22 October 2011 4:09 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

One thing you must know about BollySpice is that we all write about what we love, which is Bollywood, and for many of us here on the team, one of the films we love the most is Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge or Ddlj. The film debuted on October 20, 1995 and 16 years later it is still playing! Since many of our writers do love Ddlj so much, we wanted to pay tribute to this iconic film!

First the story:

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is a story about human relationships.

Chaudhry Baldev Singh (Amrish Puri) is a London based immigrant. He, along with his wife Lajwanti (Farida Jalal) and two daughters Simran (Kajol) and Chutki (Pooja Ruparel) have been living in London for the past several years. A true Indian at heart, Chaudhry Baldev Singh is a man of great morals and has tried to imbibe the very same in his daughters. He »

- BollySpice Team

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Love Breakups Zindagi Review - Realbollywood.com News

8 October 2011 3:42 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Film: 'Love Breakups Zindagi'; Cast: Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza, Cyrus Sahukar, Tisca Chopra; Director: Sahil Sangha; Rating: ***1/2 - a fresh, urban rom-com.

There is only one death in Love Breakups Zindagi (Lbz). And it isn't the death of our faith in the power of the rom-com to move and engage us.

When during a long wedding festivity in Chandigarh, the affable Beejee (Farida Jalal) quietly passes away, you are suddenly awakened into a world beyond the love and breakups that consumes the zindagi of the average 20-something urban youngster today.

Blessedly, the characters who. »

- Leon David

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Shruti Seth in Disney's new show - Realbollywood.com News

3 October 2011 9:28 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

After 'Shararat', actor-host Shruti Seth will soon be seen on the small screen once again with a new Disney show, the name of which is yet to be revealed.

'Starting shoot for my new show on Disney today. Post Shararat this will be my 2nd show on the channel. Hope all goes well. Fingers crossed!' Shruti wrote on microblogging site Twitter.

'The show will only go on air sometime early next year. Will update you with details soon. Much love,' she further posted.

Shruti played the role of a fairy in 'Shararat' along with veteran actress Farida Jalal, who played her grandmother. »

- Rahul Kapoor

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Shruti Seth in Disney.s new show

3 October 2011 1:23 AM, PDT | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

After .Shararat., actor-host Shruti Seth will soon be seen on the small screen once again with a new Disney show, the name of which is yet to be revealed..Starting shoot for my new show on Disney today. Post Shararat this will be my 2nd show on the channel. Hope all goes well. Fingers crossed!. Shruti wrote on microblogging site Twitter..The show will only go on air sometime early next year. Will update you with details soon. Much love,. she further posted.Shruti played the role of a fairy in .Shararat. along with veteran actress Farida Jalal, who played her grandmother. »

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'Don't worry Chachu' shifts focus to male protagonist - Realbollywood.com News

22 September 2011 9:09 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

''Ammaji Ki Gall', in which veteran actress Farida Jalal and Rakshanda Khan played the lead characters, is the only show that has not done well. So we thought of shifting our focus back from female protagonist to a male lead and this is why the idea of 'Don't Worry Chachu' came into inception,' Anooj Kapoor, executive VP and Business head, Sab TV, told Ians.

'Don't worry Chachu' is a light-hearted comedy with Asif Sheikh in the title role. Sugandha Mishra of 'Comedy Circus' fame and Anang Desai will join him in the cast. Created and produced by Vipul. D Shah of Optimystix, it will go on air Oct 3.

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- Abhijeet Sen

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Films that make you want to fall in love

23 August 2011 7:29 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Movies are looked upon by us all as a form of escapism. Whether we are looking to de-stress after a hard day at work or for a simple shared experience amongst a group of friends, with Bollywood films we find the perfect getaway. These departures from the real world is visual as well as through words and can often leave us wanting to be in the shoes of the characters as they laugh, cry and emote on screen. In an ongoing series, we will be taking a look at a handful of films that made an impact on us, the films we remember that made us fall in love, dance, cry and more. This week’s selection focuses on films that make you want to fall in love…

Maine Pyar Kiya is one such film which is particularly remembered by a generation that grew up in the 80s and 90s. »

- Amrita Tanna

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Smart scripts missing in TV shows: Farida Jalal

13 June 2011 11:47 PM, PDT | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

Veteran actress Farida Jalal, who will make a comeback on the small screen with the forthcoming comedy show 'Ammaji Ki Galli', believes that Indian television has become repetitive with its scripts but has grown technically strong. 'Technically Indian television has covered many milestones but an intelligent script is missing. I don't believe in scripts which Indian television is showing nowadays. One will see the same stereotype vamp, 'saas-bahu' fights. Creativity is missing and that's why I don't recall any series which I am following nowdays,' Farida told Ians. <p /><p>The actress will play the lead character of Ammaji in the show, to be aired on Sab TV from June 20. This is her lead role on the small screen after a long time. </p><p>'Yes, I have been away from the screen for a long time but I don't want to engage myself with a project just for the sake of doing it. »

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Realbollywood.com - Farida Jalal makes her comeback with 'Ammaji Ki Galli'

18 May 2011 1:57 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

New Delhi, May 18: Are you bored of watching Meghna Malik's strictness in "Na Aana Iss Des Laado"? Get ready for some laughs with new fun loving Ammaji, played by Farida Jalal in the forthcoming comedy show "Ammaji Ki Galli"."Ammaji Ki Galli", which will come on Sab TV, is Farida's full-fledged role on the small screen after a long time.

The show narrates the story of. »

- realbollywood

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Actor Navin Nischol Passes Away

21 March 2011 4:40 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

On March 19, 2011, on his way to a friend's Holi party, Navin Nischol passed away as a result of a heart attack. He was 65 years old.

In 1968, Navin Nischol received the first gold medal from the Film & Television Institute of India (Ftii). He went on to become an actor who was famous in the 70s for movies such as Victoria No. 203 (1972) and Dhund (1973). After several commercially successful movies he switched over to character roles and television. One of his most famous television serials was a popular comedy in 1993 Dekh Bhai Dekh,, which was set in Mumbai featuring an extended family with Shekhar Suman & Farida Jalal as co-stars.

The last movie he was seen in was Break Ke Baad (2010) as Imran Khan's father, Jeet Gulati.

His colleagues at Ftii and in the film and television fraternity alike remember him fondly. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. »

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