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Mesmerised by the young Kapoor scion, the actress calls him "one of her favourite actors of the current generation".
And why not? After his unimpressive debut with "Saawariya" in 2007, Ranbir climbed up the success ladder with his performances in "Rocket Singh - Salesman Of The Year", "Wake Up Sid", "Raajneeti", "Rockstar" and "Barfi!" and has become an actor to reckon with.
- Anita Agarwal
"Good news for music lovers! Very soon I will start teaching classical and Bollywood singing classes online. Stay tuned," tweeted Mahadevan, who has provided compositions for films like "Baghban", "Baabul" and "Raajneeti".
Composer-singer Shankar Mahadevan launched an online music academy recently to bring Indians living in the Us closer to their roots by imparting structured education in Indian classical music.
It is called the Shankar Mahadevan Academy.
- Ketali Mehta
Mumbai, April 2: Composer Aadesh Shrivastava says he is ready to roll out a movie under his banner soon. It will be a musical, he revealed.
"By the grace of god, finally want to make a movie under my banner soon. Yes, very different and original story. You all know I never copy... Of course, it will be musical for sure," he posted on Twitter.
About the movie's cast, he wrote: "I will launch new artist for sure, but main lead will be (played by a) well-known (actor)."
Ronit shoots 'most difficult' action. »
- Lohit Reddy
"Yes, we held workshops for the locals for about two months. These acting workshops were necessary. I'm really happy with how they have been contributing to my 'Satyagraha'. It's fantastic to see their energy and enthusiasm for the film," said Jha, who earlier shot "Raajneeti" and "Aarakshan" in the city.
- Machan Kumar
Mumbai Mantra|Sundance Institute Screenwriters’ Lab 2013 announced the eight fellows of the second edition of the lab on Sunday.
The creative advisers of the Lab are: Screenwriters Bill Wheeler (The Hoax, The Reluctant Fundamentalist), Anjum Rajabali (Ghulam, The Legend of Bhagat Singh, Raajneeti), Malia Scotch Marmo (Hook, Jurrasic Park), Sabrina Dhawan (Monsoon Wedding, Kaminey, Ishqiya); BAFTA award winning filmmaker Asif Kapadia (The Warrior, Senna); Mexican screenwriter, director and film producer Carlos Cuaron (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Solo Con Tu Pareja); Indian screenwriter and director Habib Faisal (Do Dooni Chaar, Ishaqzaade); writer-director Joshua Marston (The Forgiveness of Blood, Maria Full of Grace) and writer-producer Marti Noxon ( I Am Number Four, Fright Night).
Betamax by Terrie Samundra
Betamax is set in the summer of 1976 in London on the brink of a youth uprising. The South Asian ghetto of Southall pulses with the sounds of dancehall, punk and bhangra. Gurmel, a Sikh cornershop owner, »
Prem, Pyaar, Mohabaat, Ishq… how many times have we heard those words in a Bollywood movie? And how many times has the scene when those beautiful words were spoken made you sigh with the thought that if that was only me….To celebrate the day of love aka Valentine’s Day we asked our writers, “Who would you love to be your Valentine?” Read on to see who they would Love to be romanced by today and well, if we are all honest, every day!
I would love Shah Rukh Khan’s character in Diwale Dulhania Le Jayenge to be my valentine. This was one of the first films I watched and I immediately fell in love with his character. A funny, flirty yet romantic lover who is brave enough to try and win over Simran’s father. I love how »
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Manoj Bajpayee known for playing off beat and unconventional roles in most of his films shot to fame in '98 with Ram Gopal Varma's Satya. More recently the actor received rave reviews for his portrayal of Sardar Khan in Gangs Of Wasseypur. Now we hear that post the success of his recent films, National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee will be turning producer.
Manoj, whose recent films Raajneeti, Chakravyuh and Gangs of Wasseypur have reinforced the actor's strength, says that he will definitely turn producer. The reason Manoj states is that production will give him a lot of freedom to do what he wants to do, be it mainstream or offbeat cinema.
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Often seen as pretty faced good girl, her "Raajneeti" role was quite a long take-off. She featured as a party worker who was ready to go to any length to get a ticket to contest election.
"Among all my film roles, 'Raajneeti' remains my favourite. It was a complete departure from the kind of work I have earlier done," Shruti told Ians.
- Amith Ostwal
Mumbai, Jan 20: After wearing grease paint for almost two decades, National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee is keen to take a plunge into filmmaking business and turn producer. He feels producing movies "will give me a lot of power".
His career took off in a big way post the success of "Satya", which not only won him commercial success, but the prestigious National Award too. Post the crime saga, he did commendable jobs in "Kaun?", "Shool" and Chandraprakash Dwivedi directed period drama "Pinjar", which once again won him a National Award.
- Abhijeet Sen
Ranbir Kapoor is known for his exceptional choice of films. His films like Barfi!, Rockstar, Raajneeti and Wake Up Sid were all unconventional, but fared well at the box-office. Praised by both critics and audience, the actor is contented with his achievements, and is clear about not accepting scripts that are usual or have been made. Remakes may be order of the day but Ranbir is least interested in doing it. “If I pick my father (Rishi Kapoor) or Read More »
Ranbir Kapoor is known for his exceptional choice of films. His films like Barfi!, Rockstar, Raajneeti and Wake Up Sid were all unconventional, but fared well at the box-office. Praised by both critics and audience, the actor is contented with his achievements, and is clear about not accepting scripts that are usual or have been made. Remakes may be order of the day but Ranbir is least interested in doing it. "If I pick my father (Rishi Kapoor) or Amitabh Bachchan's films, I w »
11 items from 2013
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