11 items from 2010
Vidya Balan has denied reports suggesting that she suffered a recent nervous breakdown. In an interview with the Hindustan Times, the actress refuted claims that she had experienced a breakdown on the set of Sujoy Ghosh's Kahani. Balan told the newspaper: "Had the story been true would I have been in a state to talk about it?" The Kismat Konnection star admitted that she had been touched by the calls and messages (more) »
- By Steven Baker
Shahid Kapoor is rumoured to be avoiding phone calls from director Shaad Ali. Ali had hoped to cast the Kismat Konnection star in his third directorial venture, reports Mid Day. A source for the newspaper revealed: "Ali gave a narration to Shahid of his next. But he has not responded to any of Shaad's missed calls and messages." The filmmaker, who scored one of the biggest (more) »
- By Steven Baker
May 25, 2010: She is the voice behind popular tracks such as ‘Marjaani’ (Billu), ‘Mohabbat Aapse’ (Aa Dekhen Zara), ‘Thaa Kar Ke’ (Golmaal Returns) and ‘Move Your Body’ (Kismat Konnection) amongst a couple of dozen other songs that have made their presence felt in last half a decade. Now Akriti Kakar, all of 23 years of age, has embarked on a new journey by coming up with her debut solo non-film album ‘Akriti’.
However, there is a little history behind her debut album ‘Akriti’. Apparently, before doing this album she had signed up with. »
She is the voice behind popular tracks such as 'Marjaani' (Billu), 'Mohabbat Aapse' (AA Dekhen Zara), 'Thaa Kar Ke' (Golmaal Returns) and 'Move Your Body' (Kismat Konnection) amongst a couple of dozen other songs that have made their presence felt in last half a decade. Now Akriti Kakar, all of 23 years of age, has embarked on a new journey by coming up with her debut solo non-film album 'Akriti'. "I wanted to cut an album for a long time but waited since I believed that after »
Utv is all set to entertain Middle East film enthusiasts with movies like Jodhaa Akbar, Fashion, Kaminey, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! Race and Kismat Konnection with multiple movies deal across some of Middle East's favorite channels. A selection of their recent films will be aired on Mbc - free to air satellite TV, on Infinity TV, Kuwait TV and on Abu Dhabi TV. While Jodhaa Akbar was the first Hindi film to be dubbed in Arabic to air in the Middle East on Mbc, since then Utv has suc »
Utv is all set to enter the markets at Gulf countries with films like Jodhaa Akbar, Fashion, Kaminey, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! Race and Kismat Konnection. They have struck multiple movie deals with some of the leading TV channels in the Gulf countries. A selection of their recent films will be aired on Mbc - free to air satellite TV, on Infinity TV, Kuwait TV and on Abu Dhabi TV.
Mbc will telecast Chance Pe Dance, What’s Your Raashee, Wake Up Sid and Main Aurr Mrs Khanna over the next few months and Infinity TV, Abu Dhabi TV and Kuwait TV that are Free to Air Channels in the Middle East will see Fashion, Oye Lucky, Jodhaa Akbar, Race and Kismat Konnection amongst others.
Vidya Balan's girl-next-door looks and vulnerable sweetness have made her a well-loved actress. She started out doing TV commercials and soap operas, got into film with a Bengali-language movie in 2003, and then had a strong Bollywood debut in the award-winning drama 'Parineeta' (2005), in which she played the female lead opposite Saif Ali Khan. She followed it up with the hit comedy 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai,' with Sanjay Dutt, in 2006. The year 2007 was a busy one for her: she was critically praised for her performances in 'Guru,' 'Salaam-e-Ishq,' and 'Eklavya,' and she appeared in two hits, 'Heyy Babyy' and 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa.' Her 2008 film, 'Kismat Konnection,' with Shahid Kapoor (with whom she was romantically linked at the time), failed to do well, despite high expectations. She won the Filmfare Best Actress Award for her performance in the 2009 film, »
March 16, 2010: His last major love story, ‘Jab We Met’, was a huge success and while his ‘Kismat Konnection’ did well as well, it was his coming-of-age film ‘Kaminey’ that brought him to the top bracket. However, his semi auto biographical ‘Chance Pe Dance’ didn’t quite entice the audience even though his act was unanimously appreciated by the audience. While he would next be seen in ‘Paathshala’, one can’t help but ask him this question – ‘How badly disappointed was he when the film couldn’t even manage a decent opening, let. »
But destiny had different plans.
Not only were were seen spending time with each other at a night club in Mumbai recently, but Shahid is also seen visiting Deepika's residence in Bandra quite, claims an eye witness. Shahid and Deepika got close post an award function, where both were awarded being youth icons.
According to rumours, Shahid, who has been linked with all most all his co-actors and various other celebrities like Sania Mirza, and Deepika, who just came out of a recent breakup with Ranbir Kapoor, are being paired up in an untitled film. The coincidence here is that both Shahid and Deepika have dated Kareena and Ranbir who belong to the same Kapoor Clan. Now this looks like some "Kismat Konnection" between the two.
A source said both have the same »
Now, there's another twist to their tale. The friendship between Shahid Kapoor and Vidya Balan is again going through the revival phase. The two, who had got really close during the shoot of their film Kismat Konnection developed cold chemistry when the film flopped at the box office. The two have largely been avoiding each other since then. But now things are moving in a different direction if the latest reports are to be believed. »
It’s the start of a new year - a new decade according to many - and it’s also the birthday of the beautiful and elegant Vidya Balan - thirty-one years old today. Kerala-born Vidya made a stunning debut in Parineeta and has since impressed in movies such as Lage Raho Munnabhai, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Guru, Kismat Konnection and most recently with the Bachchans in Paa.
How has Vidya been preparing for her birthday? “Spending a lot of quiet time, quality time with loved ones and focussing on the new year with renewed energy and positive thinking,” she says, “I’m thrilled at the response I got for Paa. It feels good and I’m raring to go at 2010.”
11 items from 2010
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