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15 items from 2016


An affair with sports!

22 December 2016 10:37 PM, PST | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Precisely between Christmas of 2015 and 2016, Indian cinema has had a major love affair with the sports. We have had 4 major films which have released within this year, all of which have boxing and wrestling as their core plot. The films are, Bhoolaham (December 24th 2015), Irudhi Suttru/Saala Khadoos (January 29th), Sultan (6th July) and Dangal (23rd December).

Incidentally, all the 4 films had received positive response all over. Bhooloham starred Jayam Ravi and Trisha, Irudhi Suttru/Saala Khadoos starred R Madhavan and Ritika Singh, Sultan starred Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma and Dangal stars Aamir Khan.

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Nominations for Stardust Awards 2016

19 December 2016 2:25 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Film Of The Year Happy Bhag Jaayegi Neerja Sarbjit Nil Battey Sannata Saala Khadoos Pink   Performer of the year (Male) Manoj Bajpayee (Aligarh) Irrfan Khan (Madaari) R Madhavan (Saala Khadoos) Shah Rukh Khan (Fan) Amitabj Bachchan (Pink) Nawazuddin Siddique (Raman Raghav 2.0) Randeep Huda (Sarbjit)   Performer of the year (Female) Aishwarya Rai BachchanRead More

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Women dominate Bollywood and Hollywood films with larger-than-life roles

23 November 2016 1:16 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Movies these days are been made to give a strong potential message that inspires people especially the youth globally. In cinema, things are slowly changing with more and more actresses given titular roles and central characters. In Hollywood as well as Bollywood, women are being seen as the kick ass ‘heroes’ and have the entire storyline, promotions and marketing campaigns revolving around them.

This year saw the best movies praising women’s confidence and highlighting a women’s spirit, with many more expected ahead.

1. Pink: Pink is not just any regular women-centric film that speaks about women’s rights. There’s more to it than just that. It’s hard-hitting and realistic. Shoojit Sircar and Amitabh Bachchan’s chemistry gets stronger and even better after Piku. There have been so many movies based on rape, molestation and thousand other things that women have to deal with in this country. »

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Box Office: Rock On 2’s opening day is even worse than Mirzya, Madaari and Saala Khadoos and here is the proof!

12 November 2016 2:09 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

  Considering the grand success of the 2008 musical Rock On, the makers decided to carry forward the musical franchise with a sequel, Rock On 2. The film starring Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Prachi Desai and Shraddha Kapoor, released this week and it seems to have opened on a disastrous note. In this box officeRead More

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Madras High Court issues notice to R Madhavan over an encroachment case

23 June 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Besides being an excellent actor, R. Madhavan is one of the very few people in Bollywood, who has never been a part of any kind of controversy. That's why, when the news about Madhavan being issued a legal notice by the Madras High Court came out, it definitely came as a shock. Madhavan, who was last seen in the boxing flick Saala Khadoos, has been issued a legal notice by the Madras High Court, after a certain person had petitioned against him to the court alleging that Madhavan had encroached on a water channel of the land next to his place in the town of Dindigul (Tamil Nadu). The whole controversy erupted after Madhavan built an electric fence surrounding the entire 5 acres of his land, in which the water channel also fell and consequently destroying it. If that wasn't enough, the said petitioner had also alleged that Madhavan had even »

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I couldnt be happier - R Madhavan on turning 46

2 June 2016 3:15 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Madhavan spent his 46th birthday on Wednesday doing what he likes best: playing golf with his wife Sarita and 11-year old son Vedant. Says the actor happily, "The three of us drove down to one of Pune's best golf courses to play on my birthday. We had ourselves a ball."

Both Maddy and his wife Sarita are golf pros. And now their 11-year old son Vedant is also mastering golf.

"He plays a very good game, if I may say so myself. Is he as good as me? Not yet," says the proud father. Earlier during the week Madhavan was in Delhi to anchor the Narendra Modi show to commemorate the completion of two years of the government.

Says Maddy, "Normally I stay away from all political activities. But this was special. I truly believe that Mr Modi is doing exemplary work especially for the girl child in rural areas. »

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R Madhavan joins hands with Lepra India as a goodwill ambassador

31 May 2016 10:02 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

R. Madhavan has decided to do his bit for the society and has joined hands with Lepra India. The actor has been signed as the goodwill ambassador against leprosy. Madhavan who is active on social media, took to Twitter to announce about his association with the non-profit organization as he added, "I am proud to be a #goodwillambassador for @LEPRAIndia spreading the word that leprosy is curable and no 1 needs to live with it." Further spreading awareness about the ailment he tweeted, "Leprosy can cause disability, poverty and prejudice when there's no need! #Leprosyiscurable. Join me in my #fight with @LEPRAIndia to #beatleprosy! It can be cured and treatment is #free! http://www.leprasociety.org/" R. Madhavan was last seen in Saala Khadoos which also released in Tamil as Irrudi Suttru. The actor was also known for his role in the National award winning film Tanu Weds Manu Returns. »

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R Madhavan to give motivational speech in Goa

17 May 2016 9:37 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

R. Madhavan whose last Bollywood release Saala Khadoos was well appreciated by the critics and the audience alike is known to be a level headed celebrity. And now, we hear that after recently giving a speech at a management academy down South, Madhavan has been invited to do at the same in Goa.

In fact, we hear that Madhavan has been invited by a technology group to speak at its annual business gathering. While the said event will be a two day fare, Madhavan is expected to take the podium on May 17 for the speech that will cover topics including his acting career and the hardships he has been through to get where he is today. »

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Rajkumar Hirani Madhavan to host special screening of Saala Khadoos for Mike Tyson

11 February 2016 6:28 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The critically acclaimed Saala Khadoos that uniquely traces the journey of a relationship between a coach and his protege in the field of boxing won many hearts, especially that of sports enthusiasts. One amongst them was the renowned international boxer Mike Tyson. While his name has been synonymous with the sport for years, it was an honour for the makers of Saala Khadoos to see him expressing his desire to watch the film and now, Rajkumar Hirani (the producer) and Madhavan (the lead actor) have decided to fulfill his wish. Rajkumar Hirani and Madhavan will now fly to the Us to host a special screening of Saala Khadoos for Mike Tyson. It so happened that after the release of this bilingual film (released in Tamil as Irudhi Suttru), Mike Tyson took to his official page on Facebook saying, "I'd like to see this boxing film" along with a post about the film. »

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Subhash K Jha Reviews Saala Khadoos: “Madhavan Towers Over A Good Film”

8 February 2016 5:13 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

There aren’t too many competent sports films in our country, and certainly not too many that can claim to penetrate the hearts and minds of the sports and the sportsperson. Shimit Amin’s Chak De, in spite of its rabid rabble-rousing nationalism, managed to give us a clear and coherent portrait of the sport and the player…

Director Sudha Kongara Prasad gives us an unusual film where the stereotypical character of the  cantankerous boxer meets his match when he picks up a foul-mouthed uncouth boxer for training into championship.

There is nothing in the plot to suggest even a whiff of the unexpected. If you’ve seen the gruff and growling Clint Eastwood barking pugilistically at his protégée Hillary Swank in Million Dollar Baby you would know where the inspiration for Sudha Kongara Prasad’s film comes from… Or for that matter, the under-developed relationship between boxing coach Sunil Thapa »

- Subhash K Jha

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Madhavan to personally take Saala Khadoos to Mike Tyson

5 February 2016 2:16 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

R Madhavan who spent two years of his life bulking up to look like the raging ex-boxer in Sudha Kongara's pugilistic drama Saala Khadoos is floating in the air after Mike Tyson tweeted that he wanted to see his boxing film Saala Khadoos. Says Madhavan, "That is an unexpected and unfathomable honour. I am in a daze and elated. Now to take the film to him. And see what he says." The ecstatic actor intends to watch the film with Tyson. »

- Subhash K. Jha

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Box Office – Airlift has a bountiful second weekend, crosses 100 crore mark

1 February 2016 1:33 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Akshay Kumar’s Airlift was clearly the choice of audience over the weekend gone by. Even in its second weekend, it did better than the new releases (Mastizaade, Saala Khadoos) which tells the tale. After holding quite well on Friday, it started escalating on Saturday and Sunday, hence resulting in a bountiful weekend of 19 crore*. As a result, the film now currently stands at 102.5 crore*.

With this, the film has now crossed the 100 crore mark in 10 days flat, an achievement by all means, especially considering the fact that this was a niche drama in the offering with offbeat cinema meeting commercial parameters. Director Raja Menon is now the newest entrant into the 100 crore club and he has managed that with a film which would gain him a lot of respect as well as commercial viability.

Star presence of Akshay Kumar has further helped the film reach out to a larger section of the audience. »

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Saala Khadoos Movie Review

29 January 2016 12:10 AM, PST | indicine | See recent indicine news »

R Madhavan has unwittingly been a part of some of the biggest Blockbusters of Bollywood (Rang De Basanti, 3 Idiots, Tanu Weds Manu series) but unfortunately he never seems to get the credit he deserves. None of those films would be such big hits without Madhavan’s characters. He is trying to set things straight with Saala Khadoos, where he gets main billing. Read More »

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Reflections 2015: Most Anticipated Movies in 2016

24 January 2016 7:30 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

New year, new movies, new trends, new expectations. 2015 saw us cry, laugh, dance and snooze like any other but we tried new things, we pushed our boundaries and we set new goals. 2016 in B-town is set to explode on the silver screen with bigger and hopefully better entertainment. So without further ado, Bollyspice brings you the most anticipated films of 2016.

1.) Saala Khadoos

Anyone on social media that follows Madhavan would be witness to the actor and his transformation. The actor has posted many pictures of his life but none received quite the surprise response as pictures of him as he was preparing for this film. Someone regarded as capable but not quite a mainstream actor, Madhavan films have always met with intrigue when he is the protagonist. Saala Khadoos brings out the angry young man that Madhavan has rarely shown in Hindi cinema. After back-to-back wins with Tanu Weds Manu, »

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Preview of R. Madhavan’s Saala Khadoos

9 January 2016 7:36 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Set to release on January 29th, the Rajukumar Hirani produced Saala Khadoos (Irudhi Suttru in Tamil) stars R. Madhavan.

Saala Khadoos tells the tale of Adi Tomar who had a dream to win the boxing gold for India. Instead he languished in a nightmare for a decade as his gloves were spiked during an all-important match, blinding him in the arena and handing the match to his undeserving opponent—a mediocre boxer but a political powerhouse. The culprit was his own coach, Dev Khatri. Shattered by his loss, and disillusioned by the state of Indian boxing, Adi turned to a life of cynical self-destruction of booze, brothels and bar-fights. Loyal friends somehow bring him back to boxing as the coach of the lowly rated Indian women’s boxing team. His outspoken honesty sends jitters through his old adversaries, and he is soon transferred to Chennai—the Siberia of Indian boxing. »

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