Bollywood values costume designing more now: National Award winner

Having worked with top-of-the-line film directors in Bollywood, costume designer and actor Dolly Ahluwalia Tewari feels her craft is more valued in the film industry now.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 16:12

Crimes in showbiz: Who`s to blame?

The spate of recent crimes in showbiz involving Meenakshi Thapa and Simran Sood and the twist involving Anuj Tikku have raised questions over what makes Bollywood wannabes take such extreme steps. According to industry insiders, the urge to become the next big thing and the greed to earn more money compel them to commit such gruesome crimes.

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 16:59

After war, Iraqis tell their tales through films

After Saddam Hussein`s long, oppressive rule and the subsequent US invasion of Iraq in 2003 that ended only last year, Iraqi and Kurdish filmmakers seem to be in a hurry to make films -- on poison gas attacks on Kurdish villages, mass graves, Iraqi bloggers and even love stories.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 21:09

Painting the country green!

For people like you and I, just the thought of leaving behind a stable job, family and friends for two long years would sound nothing short of incredible. But when Ujjal Pal shouldered the self-endowed responsibility of cycling 28,000 kilometres, it was a bolt out of the blue for many people.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 11:26

Embrace the ecstasy called ‘Bihu’...

With the onset of Rongali Bihu, Assam sways to the beats of the toka and the gogona!

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 13:47

Controversy - instant claim to fame for Bollywood wannabes

Noopur Mehta, Poonam Pandey and Veena Malik have proved that there is nothing like a controversy to get instant fame.

Friday, March 30, 2012 - 13:49

How about returning the favour Pakistan?

Even as the two arch-rivals, India and Pakistan have been desperately trying to talk peace on the political front, the world’s largest film industry based in the Indian financial capital is busy laying foundation for a profound link.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 11:06

It`s nappy time for B-Town moms

It`s a role you haven`t seen them in. Away from the limelight, life is all about changing diapers and nurturing their little ones for Bollywood`s glamour girls like Aishwarya Rai, Lara Dutta and Celina Jaitly who have just stepped into motherhood.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 14:59

‘We let music step up, and we follow…’

Most of their songs are like daggers through your heart. They work to inspire, they aspire to lead, and they dream to revolutionise the youth of the country. Meet Underground Authority.

Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 14:23

When woman power stormed Bollywood

Hold on tightly to your thrones Khans, Kapoors, Johars and Chopras - you could be toppled very soon.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 17:38

The bold get bolder on Indian telly

Time was when, on television, love used to be expressed with a comforting hug, a peck on the cheek or a warm embrace in dimly lit settings.

Friday, March 16, 2012 - 10:01

Joy Mukherjee: Bengali babu who charmed with boyish looks

Thousands of fans will always remember this chocolaty charmer of the 1960s as Dev of ‘Love In Simla’ - his debut film - who made women swoon.

Friday, March 9, 2012 - 16:25

Woman power still far cry in Indian filmdom

Has Vidya Balan`s success story enhanced the status of Bollywood women from a hero`s sidekick to centerpiece?

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 14:03

Indian-Americans celebrate Holi with fervour

Indian-Americans in and around Houston join their fellow countrymen to celebrate Holi.

Monday, March 5, 2012 - 09:52

Why do celebs lose their cool? Status-linked ego, say experts

Celebrities ko gussa kyon aata hai?

Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 14:02