7 items from 2014
Last week Jackie Shroff woke up to reports that he will be playing the villain's part in the remake of Hero. For those who came in late, Jackie played the title role in Subhash Ghai's Hero. The film turned him into an overnight star and launched his career as a pinup idol. The switchover to villainous parts seems incongruous considering Jackie's matinee-idol looks. But he shrugs it off saying, "Even if I am good-looking, so what? Nowadays we have a lot of handsome villains. Who says villains have to look a particular way? Vinod Khanna who played villains, was one of the most handsome men in our industry." Jackie first played the antagonist in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Mission: Kashmir. More recently he played the bad man in Yash Raj Film's Aurangzeb and now in Farah Khan's Happy New Year. Confesses Jackie, "I enjoy playing grey characters. There »
- Subhash K. Jha
Shiamak is known as the Guru of Dance, and has choreographed some of the best dance pieces for stage and screen. To celebrate the choreographer’s birthday, we thought we would shine the light on his work in films! He truly has an eye for creating incredible creativity with his choreography on screen and we know you will enjoy watching every one.
‘Dhoom Again’ – Dhoom 2
The huge success of Dhoom 2 helped to solidify Hrithik Roshan’s career and no doubt his remarkable dance performance in the opening song ‘Dhoom Again’ showed him at his finest. Shiamak was of course responsible for the jaw-dropping choreography that can be seen throughout the song. It’s bold, edgy and something which we have never really seen in Bollywood before. Kudos to Shiamak on giving the song a big ‘dhoom!’
‘Dance Pe Chance’ – Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi »
- Stacey Yount
Being one of the most iconic films in Bollywood, Ram Lakhan is one of the milestones in Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff's career. Now, the film is all set for a remake. Karan Johar recently announced that he will be producing the film along with the original showman Subhash Ghai's Mukta Arts who created this cult movie in 1989. Ram Lakhan will also see Karan Johar joining hands with the master of masala entertainer, filmmaker Rohit Shetty for the first time as he will be directing the remake. However, the details of the cast are yet to be finalized. The original film starred Dimple Kapadia and Madhuri Dixit playing the leading ladies. Along with the famous 'Lakhan' dance of Anil Kapoor, the film also had some applaudable performances from actors like Rakhi Gulzar and Amrish Puri among others. Karan Johar who is very excited about this new »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
While he plays the gangster in the upcoming thriller Ek Villain, Sidharth Malhotra will soon make his TV debut as a host. The actor will be hosting a promotional show for the film titled 'Ek Villain Ek Daastan'. Reviving memories of Bollywood's iconic villains, the show will rewind the story of those negative characters in the form of a filmography that will include popular dialogues, on screen moments and behind the scene memories. The show will trace the journey of characters played by famous veterans like Amrish Puri, Amjad Khan, Kulbushan Kharbanda, Ajit, Prem Chopra, Ranjeet, Gulshan Grover, Shakti Kapoor, Pran etc. Turning host for the first time on television, Sidharth stated that it will be an honour for him to introduce Bollywood's most popular villains on the small screen. 'Ek Villain Ek Daastan' will go on air on Zoom Channel from June 23. »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
As we explore a few of the different shades that Bollywood has celebrated Lord Shiva through, we take you on a very quick journey beginning in 1950, with the song “Bhole nath se nirala” to end with Koyla’s (1997) mischievous “Bhang Ke Nashe Mein”.
Known by at least 1008 different names, including “Kailas” (One who bestows Peace), “Shambu” (Source of everything) and “Hari” (Sustainer and Destroyer), Lord Shiva is said to have married Parvarti on Maha Shivratri. Other readings of Hinduism state that Maha Shivratri is the night on which Shiva performed “Tandava” – the dance that led to the creation, conservation and destruction of the Universe.
Maha Shivratri is also known as Lord Shiva’s favourite day.
However you may be celebrating »
- Aashi Gahlot
To celebrate the release of Salman Khan’s latest film Jai Ho, BollySpice presents to you an exclusive countdown list where we list some of the actor’s greatest works. From Best Action Film to Best Song, we give you the lowdown on what has made Salman Khan one of the most iconic and most loved actors in Bollywood history. We hope you like our choices and hope they will make you a bigger fan of Salman than you already may be. Enjoy!
Arguably one of Salman’s best works, Dabangg contains everything you would expect from a masala flick. It has action, drama, romance and comedy, with the accompaniment of some flavoursome songs. The film also saw the debut of Bollywood favourite Sonakshi Sinha, who has subsequently managed to build a successful career in the industry. »
- Bodrul Chaudhury
New Delhi, Jan 8: Time was when Bollywood films revolving round 'pardesi' heroes, heroines or families ruled the roost. But such subjects have been elbowed out by desi movies with desi heroes of late, but industry experts say the trend will return.
Thereafter, in the 1990s, both viewers at home and Indians living abroad related to the Nri theme and characters shown in several Hindi films.
- Meeta Kabra
7 items from 2014
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