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Bollywood Holi: What we want our favourite stars to do this Holi

Bollywood Holi: What we want our favourite stars to do this Holi
Revival of the Holi bash at Rk studios: There was a time when on Holi day, all roads in Bollywood led to Raj Kapoor’s residence where a huge colour pond awaited every star. You were dunked into it regardless of whether you were Dev Anand or Dev Kumar, Asha Parekh or Asha Sachdev. Kahaan gaye wow din? It’s time to bring back the colour in Rk studios. What say, Ranbir? Ranveer SinghRead More

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Vidya’s Item Girls

The Dirty Picture is due to set screens alight on Dec 2nd, when audiences can be transported back to the 80s when item girls stole the hearts of the nation. In the Balaji production, Vidya Balan plays the role of Silk, an up and coming item girl of southern cinema and follows her rise to fame. Although current actresses like Katrina Kaif and Mallika Sherawat have lit up screens in item songs in recent years, Ekta Kapoor looks to the 80s for her next film production where item girls were considered ahead of their time. Lets take a look at some of those item girls of indian cinema who inspired the rising 80s stars and and those who inspired the makers of The Dirty Picture.

Helen (Richardson Khan), of Anglo-Burmese origin, was both October 21st 1939 and is best remember as the Bollywood item dancer of the 60s and 70s. During
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Dunno Y Review

Dunno Y Review
Film: ‘Dunno Y…Na Jaane Kyun’; Cast: Zeenat Aman, Kabir Bedi, Helen, Kapil Sharma, Yuvraaj Parasher, Maradona Rebello, Rituparna Sengupta, Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal, Asha Sachdev; Director: Sanjay Sharma; Rating: **

As far as scrutinizing a gay relationship is concerned, this isn’t a patch on Ang Lee’s ‘Brokeback Mountain’. But still…it tries.

This fatally flawed look at the dark secrets of an Anglo-Indian family where the single mother sleeps with her cheesy boss for lack of choice and the elder married.
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'Dunno Y...' pushed for Diwali release due to protests

Debutant director Sanjay Sharma.s movie .Dunno Y.Na Jaane Kyun., which deals with homosexuality and was slated to release Friday, has been postponed for a Diwali outing due to protests by right-wing groups.Starring newcomers Kapil Sharma and Yuvraj Parashar in lead roles, the movie invited the ire of the youth unit of a right wing party recently. The protesters allegedly sent threats to the makers of the film given its subject..The actors have also been getting threatening mails from hardline individuals and organisations over the last week warning them with dire consequences if the gay film was released,. read a statement from the film.s publicist..And because of those threats, the film which was supposed to release this Friday, the makers have been forced to postpone the film next week for a Diwali release,. it said..The makers of the film are concerned about the security
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Creating awareness about homosexuality through .Dunno Y..

Debutant director Sanjay Sharma, whose film on homosexual relationships .Dunno Y.Na Jaane Kyun. is facing censor trouble, says his main aim is to make people aware that there.s nothing abnormal about one being homosexual..Through this film I wanted to bring out the relationship between these characters. How they feel, their emotions. My aim is not to make fun of them. It was a big challenge for me dealing with this subject. I.m happy that at least I gave it a shot,. Sharma, whose film has been screened at a few international film festivals, told Ians in an interview.The first-time director, who has also roped in yesteryears actresses Zeenat Aman and Helen in key roles, insists he didn.t choose the topic knowing it would stir controversy. .I just did my best. I think I.ve made a very emotional and sensitive film and I hope people understand this.
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