Good looks can make you hero, not actor: Nawazuddin

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui believes he looks "dull", but has still managed to carve a niche in the Hindi film industry. He says good looks may guarantee a hero`s spot, but not acting skills.

No cheap flicks for Gulshan Grover please

Actor Gulshan Grover, whose ‘Sooper Se Ooper’ released Friday, says his limitation as an actor is that he can never do cheap and down-market films.

Years seem to pass by faster now: Amitabh Bachchan

Turning 71 Friday reminded megastar Amitabh Bachchan of the speed with which the years are passing by.

India, China in talks to screen more Hindi films, co-production

After the popularity of Bollywood hit film ‘3 Idiots’ in China, official level talks were held here Tuesday on working out ways to screen more Indian films in that country as well as enter into film co-production.

Salman Khan has brought back `family` emotions: Shakti Kapoor

Shakti Kapoor credits superstar Salman Khan for bringing back parents and family emotions back on the big screen, something he believes was missing from Hindi films for some time.

Asin Thottumkal to marry a US citizen?

‘Gajini’ girl Asin Thottumkal is reportedly thinking of tying the knot with a US citizen.

Films influence society: Farhan Akhtar

Filmmaker and actor Farhan Akhtar admits films influence the general public, but says more than the sleazy item songs, what impacts is the way the hero romances his on-screen love interest.

CPN-Maoist bans Hindi films, Indian vehicles in 10 districts

The party imposed the ban in the districts under the Tamsaling Ethnic State Committee, including Chitwan, Makwanpur, Dhading and Kavre, claiming that the move was aimed at protecting national sovereignty.

I don`t think cinema in Rs.100-cr terms: RGV

Director-producer Ram Gopal Varma, known for making small budget films, says had he made movies with the thought of minting Rs.100 crore at the box office, he wouldn`t have been able to make films like "Kaun?" and "Satya".

Lack of innocence in Hindi films worries Juhi Chawla

Actress Juhi Chawla says recent Bollywood films had begun to worry her about the lost charm and innocence, but Abhishek Bachchan-starrer clean film `Bol Bachchan` has restored her faith.

Filmdom needs more and more talent: Om Puri

National Award winning actor Om Puri feels that filmdom does not require any guiding force as people are involved in producing good cinema, but feels there should be a greater influx of talent.

South more disciplined, Bollywood has also moved forward: Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood, who is straddling both Hindi films and southern cinema successfully, says that the southern film industry is more disciplined and organised.

A big southern director eyes Bollywood

Tamil film director Vishnuvardhan Kulasekaran, who has made half a dozen films in the southern movie industry, including an impressive debut in Telugu films with the Pawan Kalyan-starrer "Panjaa", is looking forward to directing in Hindi and other languages.