25 May 2012
A woman is gifted with multi-faceted persona. She has to play different roles as a daughter, sister and wife. Particularly in mother’s role, which a woman plays with great aplomb, she is not ready for any compromise. A mother can sacrifice anything for the sake of her kid’s pleasure. Now the role of mother has changed significantly, keeping the pace of fast-moving and highly competitive era.
10 Jul 2012
Ever since Karan Johar acquired the film rights for the novel Immortals of Meluha, there has been much talk about which stars would step into the shoes of Shiva and Sati — the protagonists of the novel.
30 Apr 2012
Over a decade since late filmmaker Jagmohan Mundhra’s Bawandar, another film on Bhanwari Devi is being made, this time by a team of people who were earlier associated with Ekta Kapoor’s TV production house.
31 Aug 2012
Bipasha Basu, who wrapped up work on her Hollywood debut 'Singularity', says she is very proud of her role of a Maratha warrior in the period romance, directed by Roland Joffe of 'City of Joy' fame. The film, starring Bipashsa, Josh Hartnett, Neve Campbell and Abhay Deol, got delayed following some financial problems but it is back on track and ready to release soon.
21 Jun 2012
Bollywood's good old double role formula is back in vogue! Filmmakers are re-exploring the genre either with original scripts like 'Rowdy Rathore', and 'Bol Bachchan' or by remaking classics 'Seeta Aur Geeta' and 'Satte Pe Satta'. The success of Akshay Kumar's twin avatar in ‘Rowdy Rathore’, which entered the Rs.100 crore (about USD 20 million) club within two weeks of its release, proves how the formula is still a hit."Double roles have been a classic and successful format in Hindi commercial cinema down the decades.
18 Jan 2012
Every role is like a real challenge for actors but for Kate Winslet, playing the role of a man is the most demanding. The 36-year-old, who earlier this week won a Golden Globe for her performance in TV miniseries 'Mildred Pierce', also said playing a man would be the ultimate challenge.
16 Nov 2011
Actress Charlize Theron says she has always been interested in playing villainous characters.Theron, 36, will next be seen helming the role of the Evil Queen in the dark fairytale adaptation, 'Snow White and the Huntsman', according to reports.
03 May 2012
This is where it all began. Lights, camera, action! In an era where working in cinema was taboo, one man with vision and courage made it possible. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, a.k.a. Dadasaheb Phalke, made the first ever full-length film, 'Raja Harishchandra'. A silent movie based on the legend of King Harishchandra, recounted in the Ramayana and Mahabharata, it was released on May 3, 1913. India’s romance with the big screen began, and our lives were never the same again.