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November 21, 2008

Movie Preview : Oye Lucky Lucky Oye Preview

Dibankar Banerjee’s Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! is set for a release on 28th November. Starring Abhay Deol, Neetu Chandra and Paresh Rawal (in a triple role), Oye Lucky is sure to be a laugh riot.

Film Preview : Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! Film Preview

The story of the film, “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!“ is about a man from a lower middle class background who dreams of getting rich when he is a teenager ,he becomes a thief to make his dreams come true and later he realizes that he not only want money but also the respect that he has been watching, the rich men get from the society

A 15 year old Sikh boy is on of the most wanted thieves of the city. What has been his ambition is that he wants to be rich and to have lots of money. He has been getting inspired from riche school kids, luxury cars, power windows and rich girls. What Lucky understands from life is that if you want a thing, you have to steal it.

Lucky has been living in a small house having a violent relationship with his father and he is a keen observer of people around him. His friends are school dropouts and street criminals. Along with his friend Bangali, Lucky graduates to become a thief and then he meets a man Gogi Bhai, who is a musical bandleader, in search of stolen things.

Lucky meets Dolly, who is star dancer and she has a college going sister Sonal, who is romantically involved with Lucky. Lucky loves to be independent and he has a hunger to reach the sky. He takes a wrong path to get his dreams and now he is playboy who just wants more money and wealth.

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Pic : Abhay Deol In Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! Wallpaper

September 21, 2008

Hrithik Roshan To Sing In Kites

Filed under: Bollywood News - 21 Sep 2008

He did it in Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage, and now Hrithik is all set to croon in daddy dearest latest production : Kites. Kites will be Hrithik’s next movie to hit the theatres. Starring Kangana Ranaut and Barbara Mori, Kites will have Hrithik play a man torn between his love for his wife and an American mistress.

Kites will be directed by Anurag Basu of Gangster, Life In A Metro fame. So lets see if Hrithik manages to woo the audience under Anurag as he has done under his fathers wing. The music for Kites as always will be given by Hrithik’s uncle, Rajesh Roshan.

Here’s wishing good luck to Hrithik for his singing skills and hope its a full fledged song and not just a few lines.

April 17, 2008

IIFA Nominations For 2008 IIFA Awards

Filed under: Bollywood Gossip,Bollywood News - 17 Apr 2008

The nominations for the prestiguous IIFA Awards which are akin to the Oscars in Bollywood are out. The controversial things about this time’s awards though is that Aamir Khan’s critically acclaimed Taare Zameen Par will not feature in the list of nominations. The reason being Aamir Khan’s failure to fill in the nomination details for Taare Zameen Par for IIFA Awards. So that means Chak De India is most likely to sweep most awards this year round.

The IIFA Awards ceremony would be held in Bangkok this year and it sure promises to be a scintillating star studded affair.

IIFA Awards 2008 – Best Picture

Guru
Chak De India
Jab We Met
Om Shanti Om
Life In A Metro
Partner

IFFA Awards 2008 – Best Direction

Anurag Basu – Life In A… Metro
Imtiaz Ali – Jab We Met
Mani Ratnam – Guru
Priyadarshan – Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Shimit Amin – Chak De India
David Dhawan – Partner

IIFA Awards 2008 – Performance in a Leading Role (Male)

Abhishek Bachchan – Guru
Akshay Kumar – Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Salman Khan – Partner
Shah Rukh Khan – Chak De India
Shahid Kapoor – Jab We Met

IIFA Awards 2008 – Performance in a Leading Role (Female)

Aishwarya Rai – Guru
Deepika Padukone – Om Shanti Om
Kareena Kapoor – Jab We Met
Tabu – Cheeni Kum
Vidya Balan – Bhool Bhulaiyaa

IIFA Awards 2008 – Performance in a Supporting Role (Male)

Anil Kapoor – Welcome
Govinda – Partner
Irrfan Khan – Life In A… Metro
Mithun Chakraborty – Guru
Rajat Kapoor – Bheja Fry

IIFA Awards 2008 – Performance in a Supporting Role (Female)

Chitrashi Rawat – Chak De India
Konkona Sen Sharma – Life In A… Metro
Rani Mukerji – Saawariya
Vidya Balan – Guru
Zohra Sehgal – Cheeni Kum

IIFA Awards 2008 – Performance in a Comic Role

Govinda – Partner
Irrfan Khan – Life In A… Metro
Paresh Rawal – Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Rajpal Yadav – Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Vinay Pathak – Bheja Fry

February 3, 2008

Video : Race Saanson Ki Title Track Trailer

Abbas Mustaan’s Race starring Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Katrina Kaif, Sameera Reddy and Bipasha Basu in the lead is perhaps one of the biggest films coming from the director duo’s stable.

Touted to be an edge of the  seat thriller, Race is likely to take the box office by storm when it releases. Pritam, fresh with the success of Life In A Metro and Jab We Met , has another winner on his hand with Race.

The title track of Race is an adrenaline packed song with the electronic guitar in the background supplementing the song perfectly. The inital beats have a James Bond like similarity to them and get the pace right for the rest of the song. Sunidhi Chauhan gets the club feel into the song with her spunky voice and Neeraj compliments her well.

Race Movie Poster

 

Pic : Race Movie Wallpaper 

Check out the video of Race Saanson Ki …..

August 29, 2007

Celebrity Chat With Kangna Ranaut

Filed under: Interviews with Bollywood Stars - 29 Aug 2007

 Kangana Ranaut has made a mark for her self in Bollywood. She drew appreciation for her debut performance in Gangster folowed by roles in Woh Lamhe. She received flak for her performance in Shaka Laka Boom Boom but came back with a bang with her role in Life In A Metro.

Here is an interview of Kangana Raut where she talks about her realtionship with Aditya Pancholi, clarifies about her misunderstanding with the Bhatt Camp,  about silicon boobs and more..

Why have you often refrained from speaking to the media? Do you have an attitude problem? There’s so much to ask you…
I am a lonely person. I don’t exchange numbers. I keep to myself. Attitude comes to a person who has fame and money. I have neither (pauses). Okay, shoot. Today, I will talk.

Many Bollywood heroines are game to the surgeon’s knife for silicone boobs. Your take on that?
They are also going in for silicone hips, and not to forget, collagen lips. These girls feel that this is the best way to attract men and become a sex symbol. Little do they realise that it has an adverse effect on health. I have heard men talking about big boobs and big ass. I want to ask men. What matters to them- a nice pair of boobs or a girl with a nice nature? I will never get carried away.

You still seeing Aditya Panscholi?
I was never seeing Aditya Panscholi.

You were staying either in his flat with his family, or in a flat given by him?
No. Since two years, I have been staying in a 1-BHK at Yari Road. Few months back, I purchased a 3-BHK on Turner Road in Bandra. I will be shifting there in a month or two. How can I stay in a married man’s house?

Does this mean that you stay alone?
I used to stay alone. But now my younger sister from Dehradun has moved in with me.

Did Aditya become very possessive about you at one point? Those police complaints that you hadfiled against each other…
(Interrupts) It is very difficult to make anybody understand. There are some bonds which one can’t be given names and explained. He was a genuine friend.

He promoted you in Bollywood?
There was no way that he could promote me.

You are still in touch with him?
No. It ended. But I am sure that we are there for each other if we need any help.

Shiney gave you acting tips in Woh Lamhe and Gangster, and you got pissed off?
No, Shiney did not give me any acting tips.

Kangana Ranaut Hot Picture

 

Pic : The Gorgeous Kangana Ranaut

August 16, 2007

First Look : John Abraham’s Goal Video

After the success of Chak De India we shall see another sports film soon. Vivek Agnihotri, whose last film Chocolate, a lame copy of the Hollywood blockbuster Usual Suspects is back with a sports flick, targetted on football. The film appropriately titled Goal, has John Abraham, Bipasha Basu and Arshad Warsi as it’s principal starcast. Goal, is yet another underdog story and deals with the triumph of human spirit over all odds . You can read a brief preview of Goal here.

Goal is an UTV production and after the success of Namesake and Life In A Metro, expectations will be high from Goal.

Goal will also see Bipasha Basu and John Abraham who’s relationship was under scrutiny,  romance onscreen after a real long time.

 

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Pic : Still From Movie Goal

So get ready for Dhana Dhan Goal. Check out the theatrical trailer of Goal

May 31, 2007

Shilpa and Shamita Shetty on Koffee With Karan

From a forgotten actress to the most sought about actress in Bollywood, Shilpa Shetty’s life certainly has turned a full 360 degrees. With Big Brother this year, Shilpa Shetty well made a mark on the global arena. And to top it her recent release “Life In A Metro” got her rave reviews. So it’s all hunky dory in the Shetty household.

This week Shilpa Shetty will be seen chatting with Karan Johar on the sets of Koffee With Karan. She will be joined by her actress sister Shamita Shetty and her mom, Sunanda Shetty.

Here is an excerpt from this coming Sunday’s Show of Koffee With Karan. Do tune in on Star One/ Star World at 9.00 pm on 3rd June to catch the entire interview of the Shetty sisters.

Karan: Ok, how does it feel to be on the show… I know I am giving too much importance to myself by asking you this question, but how does it feel?

Shilpa: It feels weird

Karan: Weird? That’s a first… why would you feel weird?

Shilpa: Its feels weird because you know we have known each other as friends and you can get away with a lot… but, I really don’t know… the feelings are mixed …

Karan: But, it’s such a sweet innocent, almost like harmless show… So, why should you feel weird?

Shilpa: Am I still on Koffee with Karan?… (laughs)

Shilpa Shett on koffee With Karan

Karan: What was the worst thing Jade Goody said to you…

May 13, 2007

Review : Life In A Metro

Life In A Metro Movie Review

Star Cast : Shiney Ahuja, Shilpa Shetty, Irrfan Khan, Konkana Sen Sharma, Kay Kay Menon, Kangna Ranaut, Sharman Joshi, Nafisa Ali, Dharmendra.

Movie Runtime : 140 min.

The film’s promos describe the movie as a story of countless emotions. Love, sex, faith, lies, lust, passion, ambition are some of the emotions that were portrayed by the protagonists. It’s a story of a bunch of 9 people, each trying to adjust themselves with the fast paced life of a Metro.

If you want to know the story, then check the movie trailer(below). Give your grey cells some stress and you shall get a basic idea of the movie.

Bollywood has tried it’s hand at movies with multiple paths all converging to form a single story in the end. I guess it started with Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar ( a big flop), but as time progressed the film-makers became more intelligent in weaving many plots into one. Among all such movies I have watched, Naseer’s film Yun Hota To Kya Hota has been my favorite. But after watching Life In A Metro, Yun Hota… has been displaced to the second spot.

Life In A Metro by Anurag Basu ( of Murder and Gangster fame) is one of the better films of 2007. Both technically as well as script wise the movie is a good product. I always grumble, that unlike Hollywood films, where lot of pain goes into selecting the star cast, Bollywood film-makers barely spend time to get the star cast right. Any damn actor will do for them. But I must appreciate the makers of Metro for selecting a bunch of talented actors that fit their roles to the tee.

All the actors have done a fantastic job and credit must go to Anurag Basu for handling his team with such finesse. Each actor has been given ample scope to show his/her presence felt in the film. Basically all the actors are important and there is no single star. But if I were to list the actors and their performances by order of merit then it would go like :

Irrfan Khan : simply brilliant, marvelous. His best performance after Maqbool. Although his role is not too long, Irrfan just manages to mesmerize you with his acting. Irrfan’s character is a difficult one too have been played and Irrfan plays it with such adeptness, that not once does he go over board.

Konkona Sen Sharma : She does it everytime and in Metro she does it again. She simply bowls you down with her potrayal of a 30 year old virgin desperately in pursuit of a life a partner. Konkona’s strength is her sweet, innocent voice, you can never get bored of hearing her speak. The way she gets into the skin of her character is marvelous. You start relating with her from scene one itself.

 

Life In A Metroo

May 12, 2007

Life In A Metro Movie Review

Life In A Metro directed by Anurag Basu has a horde of talented actors. And the music by Pritam is one of my favorites in recent times. Life In A Metro has been the first Bollywood movie to be premiered in London.The movie releases in India this Friday . So let’s check out what the critics had to say about Life In A Metro.

Movietonic : “Technically the film is brilliant. Be it the taut editing, the superb screen play or the captivating cinematography, Life In A metro scores full points.”

Movie Rating : 6/10 

Martin D’Souza : ” LIFE IN A METRO is not all that hot. But if you are one of those who appreciates good acting, this film is to look out for.”

Movie Rating- 2/5

GaRaM : ” Performances are a major USP of the film with each character excelling. Each actor gets at least one scene in the film where they steal the show.”

Movie Rating – 3/5

Ashok Nayak : “The movie out shows an air of dryness and dullness because of flawed story writing. The appearance of the Metro band from nowhere at constant interval is annoying. ”

Movie Rating – 2.5/5

Meetu : ” Life In A Metro starts off with some brilliant lines that almost sound like poetry, but soon enough doze off to inane-land. Thereafter, the brilliance is pretty much sporadic.”

Movie Rating – 3/5

Life In A Metroo

May 9, 2007

Pics: Metro Premiere at London

Thanks to Big Brother, Shilpa Shetty’s Life In A ….Metro has caught up with huge response in London. And to cash up on the hype, the film’s director Anurag Basu has decided to have the film’s premeire in London.

Metro will be the first ever Bollywood film to be premiered at London. Thanks to the Shilpa fever that has gripped London.

Shilpa arrived at London with her mom and sister, Shamita Shetty, and was amazed with the overwhelming response that she got.

In Pictures Life In A Metro Movie Premiere at London

Shilpa looking walks the red carpet for Metro Premiere

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