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It’s Baba Big B for Deepika!

6 hours ago

We got you the news that Deepika and Irrfan’s unusual chemistry in Piku has surprised everyone on the sets of the film!

Now, we have got some more dope on the film. While we know that Deepika and Big B play a quirky daughter-father duo in Shoojit Sircar’s comedy drama Piku, we have now found that Deepika and Big B have some very hilarious sequences together in the film, which promise to leave us in splits!

And there is more – we have been told that Deepika and Amitabh also bonded big time on the sets, so much so that the Bollywood’s top notch actress, started calling Ab senior ‘Baba’, meaning father. A source present on the sets confirmed the news saying, “Yes, Deepika does call him ‘Baba’ on and off the sets.”

If that wasn’t enough, here’s more. The moment everyone on the sets came to know about this, »

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Who’s Trying to Sabotage Arjun Rampal’s Roy?

7 hours ago

Just before the release of Arjun Rampal’s upcoming blockbuster Roy, the media is abuzz with rumors that seem to have upset the actor. Arjun has denied the validity of all the rumors and has taken to social media to openly express his discontentment.

The actor openly tweets about the state of Journalism in our country today, about how they publish stories that have no truth in them. The actor seemed very disturbed by these constant rumors that have been trying to harm his personal relationships with his friends in the industry. He has faced several issues in the past due to baseless gossip like this and his dislike for the media has continued to grow with each incident.

The question of the hour is that could this be someone’s attempt to ruin the success of his upcoming movie Roy? We can clearly see that the actor feels betrayed »

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Pernia to Organise Special Film Screening for Madhuri

8 hours ago

Pernia Qureshi, Bollywood’s most-loved stylist is set to make her debut as an actress in Muzaffar Ali’s directorial Jaanisaar and even before the film’s release date is fixed, the stylist-turned-actress has made up her mind to screen it for Madhuri Dixit Nene.

The actress has always been a big fan of the classic beauty and wants her opinion on the film. She has started making efforts to get in touch with her mentor. The gorgeous Pernia says, “I know she must be busy with her work, but I am trying to get an appointment to have an interaction with her. She has spent a lot of time in this industry, so her opinion is extremely important to me.”

The multi-talented Pernia has a name in the Industry for her unmatched potential as a stylist and has worked with the likes of Sonam Kapoor for her film Aisha. »

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When Gurmeet Choudhary kept Mukesh Bhatt on hold for Khamoshiyan

10 hours ago

The very jolly Gurmeet Choudhary came to promote his upcoming movie Khamoshiyan at Glamsham.com’s office with Mahesh Bhatt and co-stars Sapna Pabbi and Ali Fazal.

The small screen sensation Gurmeet is making his big debut with Khamoshiyan. However, his character is being kept under wraps and he is mighty elated with to keep things a surprise. When we poked him to reveal more about his role in Khamoshiyan, Gurmeet said, “Ramayan had Ram. So I could be Ravan, or whatever is the equation between Sapna Pabbi and my character. And it is quite good that people are unaware. Watch the movie to unveil the suspense. It feels good to know that people are curious about my character and about the movie as a whole. The songs are also a hit. I’m sure January 30th will be filled with fun.”

The promos of Khamoshiyan show the steamy romance »

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Richa Chadda watched 8 versions of Devdas to prepare for playing Paro

11 hours ago

The classic Bengali novella Devdas by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay has been told countless times in Bollywood. Well now director Sudhir Mishra is making a new film based on the story which will be told in a unique style.

Actress Richa Chadha has told the Indian press that she watched 8 versions of Devdas as part of her preparation in playing the memorable character Paro. “Essaying a role of a timeless character like Paro is a great responsibility,” said Richa. “I had only seen the two Hindi adaptations till date but when I did my homework for Sudhir sir’s film I felt it was a great opportunity to study all the movies. I have done my best by adding newness to my character.”

The character of Paro has been played by renowned actresses like Suchitra Sen and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Richa is now the new addition to a character which many actresses dream of portraying. »

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Fagun Thakrar is a dancing queen

12 hours ago

We have heard of many actresses who excel in a certain type of dance style – either Indian classical i.e. Kathak, Bharatnatyam etc or a certain western dance form such as jazz, salsa etc… But new comer Fagun Thakrar has left everyone far behind in this.

The actress who was last seen in the film Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain is trained in not one, not two but 17 different dance styles. She has been training in 17 different styles of dances since the age of 4. Fagun learnt these dance styles while growing up in London. The 17 dance styles that she is trained in are Classical and Contemporary European dance – Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Period Dancing. In Indian dance styles- Bharatnatyam Dance, Bollywood Dance, Kathak, other-Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance, Street Dance, Street Jazz, Ballroom Dancing, Belly Dancing, Freestyle Dance, Hip Hop Dance,  Jive and Salsa dancing.

Well, with all this talent… one »

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Amitabh Bachchan on Desi Rascals Tonight!

20 hours ago

As we have been telling you, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was in London for a whistle stop tour this week to promote his new film Shamitabh, released by Eros International on 6th February 2015.

The Big ‘B’ was joined by co-stars Dhanush and Akshara Haasan. Shamitabh, is a tribute to the powerful and legendary voice that has made Bachchan one of the most widely recognised actors across the world.

The Big B’s visit took an unusual turn as he found himself of the set of Sky Living’s new reality show Desi Rascals, which happened to be filming in the very same hotel that he was staying in! Entering the restaurant for a quiet well deserved break, Mr Bachchan found himself the centre of attention as Bollywood super-fan Arshina instantly recognised the star… fans can watch her reaction and the first ever appearance by an Indian film star on a »

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Vijay Gutte’s Badmashiyaan trailer launched

23 hours ago

A hilarious skit and some really crazy revelations, that was the launch of Vijay Gutte’s Badmaashiyaan trailer launch. The event was graced by the entire cast, namely Gunjan Malhotra, Karan Mehra, Sidhanth Gupta, Suzzana Mukherjee and Sharib Hashmi and also the director of the film Amit Khanna.

Staying true to their title, the event was freckled with the stars of the film sharing many instances with the media about their various Badmaashiyaan on the sets. Remembering one such instance, director Amit Khanna spoke about the day he conned none other than the ‘Haryanvi don’ himself, Sharib Hashmi, “During the sequence, I suddenly told Sharib he has to kiss Suzzanna in the shot thinking he will be shocked but Sharib was totally fine with it and he came on the sets all clean shaven. When we told him there was to be no kiss, it was merely a prank he »

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Jacqueline Fernandez Modulates Voice for Double Role in Roy

30 January 2015 2:17 AM, PST

The stunning Jacqueline Fernandez will be seen in a double role in her upcoming movie Roy and the actress reveals that she had to work on her voice modulation for each role. Being a perfectionist, Director Vikramjit Singh decided to use sync sound in order to give the film its vintage feel.

She says, “Roy is a film with a lot of dialogues and since Vikramjit had decided on making it with sync sound, it became more difficult for me. My Hindi diction was the least of my problems; the biggest challenge was to get right separate ways of speaking for my characters — Ayesha (filmmaker) and Tia (art enthusiast). The two have starkly different ways of speaking because they aren’t twins.”

Roy is the story of a thief played by Ranbir Kapoor alongside actors Arjun Rampal who portrays a confident yet brazen director and Jacqueline Fernandez in a double role as Ayesha & Tia. »

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Dhanush and Akshara Hassan talk about all things Shamitabh!

30 January 2015 12:34 AM, PST

To celebrate the release of the much anticipated film Shamitabh, BollySpice managed to catch up with two of the leading stars, Dhanush and Akshara Hassan. Both the lovely actors spoke about the film, their experiences of working on the project and how they hope it will be received out upon release. Enjoy!

Q: What was your reaction when you first heard the script?

Akshara: I’ll tell you how I got the script actually. I remember there was a function with Balki Sir and he said to me ‘Akshara do you have 5 minutes to spare?’ And I said ‘of course’ and I was really excited. So he said to me ‘I have this film I am making and there is this character I have you in mind for.’ And I said ‘are you serious’ and was thinking in my mind ‘oh my gosh’ and this is a real honour. »

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Katrina Kaif – The most popular actress of 2014

30 January 2015 12:06 AM, PST

Bollywood’s lucky mascot at the box office, Katrina Kaif, continues to rule the roost on the popularity charts as per the recent Ormax Cinematix 2014 report.

Katrina emerged the “Most Popular Actress” of last year based on Ormax “Stars India Loves” report, conducted across 44 cities.

The Bang Bang actress elbowed out her contemporaries with a whopping 44% votes. The figure represents the popularity of each star i.e % of cine-goers who name the star as one of their two most favourite female stars.

What’s more is that the actress was recently crowned “The Hottest Woman in the World” as she bagged the Numero Uno spot on the Ultimate Guys Guide – Maxim India’s Hottest List for 2014, an annual poll with some of the most gorgeous women competing for the crown.

Katrina Kaif will return to UK cinemas in Disney’s Phantom and Jagga Jasoos this year.

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Bhushan Kumar’s Roy topping music charts

29 January 2015 9:01 PM, PST

After Baby which is doing successful business at box office and received a lot of critic acclamation, is scoring high with Roy. The trailer of Roy that crossed 3 million views on YouTube in just 3 days of its release and today sees around 6 million views is already topping the music charts.

Roy which is one of the most anticipated thriller film this year stars Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Jacqueline Fernandez. The music of the film that was launched digitally on 11th Jan is topping the music charts across channels, radio and digital platforms. The first song ‘Sooraj Dooba Hai’ is No.1 everywhere due to its catchy tune which is easy to groove to. Composed by Amaal Mallik and sung by Arijit Singh and Aditi Singh Sharma, the song has crossed 6 million viewership already and is the party anthem for the youth this season.

Making its place in the Top 5 is also, »

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Mahesh Bhatt: We are not promoting free sex and women being emancipated in Khamoshiyan

29 January 2015 8:02 PM, PST

The intellectual filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt came to promote his upcoming movie Khamoshiyan at Glamsham.com office along with actors Gurmeet Choudhary, Sapna Pabbi and Ali Fazal.

Speaking about his movie, Mahesh Bhatt said, “Khamoshiyan has flowered from Vikram Bhatt’s heart. It’s his brainchild. And then I gave the haversack to Ali and said ‘Ah! This guy looks like the guy of today.’ Neither I nor Vikram had thought of him to portray his part.”

Talking about the change in portrayal of women on celluloid, he said, “During my times, women lived in a patriarchal society. Today, even though women have come out, there’s a cry for gender equality.”

Speaking about the change in culture through his films, he exclaimed, “There actually is a traditional pull as well as western pull. So it’s a very interesting curve I would say. Not many parts of the west have »

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Mardaani gets a standing ovation at premiere in Poland!

29 January 2015 7:34 PM, PST

Yash Raj Films’ Mardaani premiered in Poland at Warsaw’s Kino Muranow theatre, one of the oldest art house theatres in the country, on January 28th. Rani Mukerji, who arrived for a full day of extensive press followed by the premiere, left winning over the hearts of the press and fans alike.

The film directed by Pradeep Sarkar was critically acclaimed and loved by audiences when it released in Indian theatres last year, with many calling Mardaani Rani’s career-best performance as senior Inspector (crime branch) Shivani Shivaji Roy.

The film’s premiere in Poland is a trendsetting event – it makes Rani Mukerji the first Indian actor to visit the country to premiere a Hindi film. Mardaani goes on a theatrical release from the 5th of February.

The film received a standing ovation from the audience and Rani Mukerji was congratulated for her exceptional performance and for being a part »

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Box Office – Erotic-supernatural Khamoshiyan takes on fantastical Hawaizaada and dramatic Rahasya

29 January 2015 5:41 PM, PST

Three interesting films belonging to diverse genres clash at the box office this weekend. In fact each of these has a distinct subject which makes them a candidate good enough for a theater viewing. Khamoshiyan is an erotic-supernatural outing from the house of Bhatts. Hawaizaada is an untold story of an Indian who created world’s first unmanned plane. On the other hand Rahasya is apparently a fictional account of Arushi Talwar murder case.

From the opening standpoint, Khamoshiyan would get a better start due to brand Vishesh Films as well as hit music. Moreover, the promos have been decent too and have managed to find eyeballs. A young affair, it should find a better opening at the multiplexes. Though one doesn’t foresee mayhem at the box office on the opening day, the word of mouth should help it during the weekend.

As for Hawaizaada, yet again it would »

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Indian fashion royalties descends on the UK at Aashni + Co Wedding Show

29 January 2015 4:23 AM, PST

Indian fashion royalty descended on London’s iconic Dorchester hotel, Mayfair on Sunday 25th January to present their latest bridal and couture collections at the UK’s most high fashion Indian bridal exhibition – Aashni + Co Wedding Show in association with Zouch & Lamare – one of the leading, luxury planning services in the UK that specialises in exquisite, original and bespoke weddings and events. Aashni + Co Wedding Show also featured floral styling by Zita Elze, an award-winning artist, designer, teacher, creator of the Living Embroidery Bridal collection and design consultant, who also exhibited as the show’s exclusive luxury florist.

Aashni + Co Wedding Show presented on one platform high end, bridal and occasion wear by India’s most celebrated designer brands – from established, A-list fashion houses to the crème of new gen talent, namely: Anamika Khanna, Anushree Reddy, Arpita Mehta, Ashima-Leena, Elisha W, Jaipur Gems, Kotwara by Meera Muzaffar Ali, Manish Malhotra, »

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Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan tie the knot

29 January 2015 1:54 AM, PST

On January 25th, Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan got married in an intimate ceremony at the Khan’s Mumbai residence. It was a small affair, with only immediate family present for the ceremony.

Check out a few pics below of the lovely bride and groom! Congratulations to them both.

The post Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan tie the knot appeared first on BollySpice. »

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Aib Knockout – Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor

29 January 2015 12:14 AM, PST

Last week the trailer of Aib ‘s Kockout, the Indian version of Comedy Central’s The Roast, went viral and left us wanting more… well it’s finally here!!

The entire episode of Aib Knockout featuring Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor is online. Be warned: The roast is filthy, rude and offensive and… soooo much fun!

Watch it now!

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

The post Aib Knockout – Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor appeared first on BollySpice. »

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T Series’ Roy recreates Sunburn Set for the song Sooraj Dooba Hai

28 January 2015 11:09 PM, PST

Bhushan Kumar’s Roy, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Arjun Rampal, has created quite a stir among the fans. First the Roy trailer, which was trending on social media, received a million views within 12 hours of its release, followed by the track, ‘Sooraj Dooba Hai’. The song is touted to be the party anthem of the year and is the perfect sun-downer track. An entire set was recreated by the makers to give it an edgy, live concert feel.

The song has been shot on a grand scale, with audiences getting to see Arjun Rampal as a DJ and Jacqueline dancing to his playlist. The song has been composed by Amaal Malik and sung by Arijit Singh and Aditi Singh Sharma. Bhushan Kumar says, “The song is a sundown number and Vicky (director Vikramjit Singh) wanted something that looked like the Sunburn Set. We recreated the entire set in »

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Amitabh Bachchan and cast attend UK Press Conference for Shamitabh

28 January 2015 10:41 PM, PST

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, South Indian star Dhanush and Bollywood debutant Akshara Hassan attended a UK press conference on Tuesday morning to promote the upcoming comedy/drama Shamitabh. The press conference took place at the 5-star Taj Hotel in London, where the cast spoke about the film and more ahead of its release on 6 February.

Speaking about the film, Mr. Bachchan said the following: “A lot of people have been intrigued by the title and the fact that my name and Dhanush’s name has been incorporated in the title means that it has been done for some kind of sensation. That’s not true because Shamitabh comes from the script of the film and when you see the film you will know why it’s there. The other thing that can be said is that I will be giving my voice to Dhanush as a character in the film. »

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