Swiss composer and pianist innovator Dominique Barthassat, who recently displayed his keyboard skills at a concert inspired by Indian musical heritage and architecture, is a huge fan of Bollywood films and says that the country's music industry is a mix of traditionalism and the contemporary.
Britain-based Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha remembers Zohra Sehgal as an artist who "loved shocking you with her unorthodox approach to her life and art". And the filmmaker admits that her 1993 comedy drama "Bhaji On The Beach", an unorthodox take on Indian womanhood, wouldn`t have been possible without the late veteran.
Bollywood`s fashion icon and one of the most talked about actresses of the present generation, Sonam Kapoor is celebrating her 29th birthday today. Sonam has mesmerised the audience with some power-packed performances since her debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali`s `Saawariya` opposite Ranbir Kapoor in 2007.
Sonam Kapoor, whose first film ‘Saawariya’ was loosely based on Fyodor Dostoevsky` short story `White Nights`, has bought the film rights of one of Anuja Chauhan`s novels for the sheer love of its female characters.