The terror strike in the city which left more than 100 people dead has affected Bollywood too. The Maharashtra government on Thursday ordered cinema managements to suspend screening of films under further orders. The order directs managements of both single screen theatres and multiplexes to suspend the screening of movies until further orders as a security measure.
“We have decided to close the industry for a day as a mark of tribute to those innocent people who died due to indiscriminate firings by the terrorists and to the police officers and constables who fell to their bullets during the shootout. We condemn the heinous act,” a joint statement issued by all the associations of the film industry said.
This was the most deadly terrorist activity in the country which began on Wednesday night, when militants attacked high profile landmarks in the city, including the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel, Oberoi Trident Hotel, the Metro Theatre and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station.
If you talk about Karan Johar, one name which immediately sparks your mind is none other than the Bollywood Badshah SRK. Lot has been written and guessed about Karan Joharâ€™s special bonding with Shahrukh and a lot has been guessed about his sexuality, so it did not come as a surprise when the latest issue of ‘peopleâ€™ magazine popped up this eternal question to Karan.
The reaction was a bit too hard hitting from Karan who went pat with “That’s not for you to know and not for me to reveal. My personal life will always be my personal life”. But well, that does not end the charm of the issue here. Karan features on the cover and you can find the ever-so-charming Karan share his views on his family, his background (how he had almost landed up in France and what made him stop), his very closet friends and of course, the one and only SRK!
Salman seems quite impressed by any girl resembling his girl friend and actress Katrina Kaif. Earlier it was model Zarine Khan who is to be in a movie with Salman Khan. Now a another girl not only as similar to Katrina in looks is also from UK, the same place Katrina also hailing from, the Miss UK Lisa Lazarus is instead the one who is acting oppositeÂ Sallu in Veer as the second lead of the actor. So Lisa is ready to make a mark into the Bollywood.
It was the great day at â€˜Reâ€™ the boutique which opened at posh area of Mumbai known as Breach Candy. At the inauguration of the boutique Malika Arora Khan and many other noted celebrities were presented. The boutique has huge collection of designer collection created by designers like Nachiket Barve, Namrata Joshipura, Lotus Sutr (Karishma Jamwal), Priya Awasthy, Rakesh Agarwal, Swapnil Shinde and more.
The movie and commercial capital of India, Mumbai came under severe terrorist attack by a hardly heard Islamist Group the Deccan Mujahideen that opened discriminate fire and bombs at several places in Mumbai including prestigious five star hotels The Taj and The Oberoi. In the incident to the latest update 101 people have been killed and 250 injured. The firing incident first started at CST Railway terminal and BMC (Bombay Municipal Corporation) office and soon to other places on Wednesday night and firing is still continuing even today on Thursday. They also targeted Cama Hospital and GT hospital.
In the attacks 11 police personnel has also been killed including Maharastra ATS chief Hemant Karkare, encounter specialist Vijay Salskar and SP Ashok Kamte near Metro Cinema. As upto the latest news 4 terrorists has been killed and 9 others has been arrested.
Saira Mohan is not a new name in the arena of International modeling. Canadian born Saira Mohan has been hailed the â€˜perfect faceâ€™ as the NewsWeek Cover Girl.
At present this hot gal is shooting in Mumbai for Serendipity Filmsâ€™ â€˜Teen Pattiâ€™. This Ambika Hindujaâ€™s project stars Amitabh Bachchan, Madhavan, Dhruv Ganesh, Shraddha Kapoor, Siddharth Kher and Vaibhav Talwar. The film is supposed to be a thriller set in an engineering college with all the elements of peril, fraud and drama. An emotionally moving voyage of a Mathematics professor played by Mr. Amitabh Bachchan realizing his full potential in spite of extraordinary set backs.
Saira is elated to be a part of this important project. She tells, “This is the first Indian movie that I am working in and it is indeed an honour to be a part of a project that has Mr. Amitabh Bachchan as its lead. The producer has left no stone unturned in organising and aligning schedules and I am mighty impressed with how well orchestrated the entire shoot is. It is really like being anywhere else in the world”.
Saira was prior seen in a cameo role in Karan Joharâ€™s â€˜Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehnaâ€™ (2006). She had played Abhishek Bachchanâ€™s second wife and was in the scene where Rani goes to meet Abhishek and he meets her with his new wife at the wedding hall during the climax scenes.
Ambika A Hinduja is all praises for Saira and says, ” Saira is not only stunning but also has great confidence and a personality to complement her beauty. Her attitude made her the perfect choice for Teen Patti and we are more than pleased that we could work out dates and have her on board”.
Who can ever forget the sensuous lip lock between Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan in â€˜Dhoom 2â€™? Now, the history is going to repeat itself with much more passion it seems.
Much is being said about Hrithikâ€™s chemistry with hot actress Barbara Mori amidst the shooting of â€˜Kitesâ€™. Now the bonding is getting better each day for this The Mexican bombshell has gotten so comfortable working with Hrithik, director Anurag Basu and producer Rakesh Roshan , that she has been giving suggestions to make certain scenes look better. As a result what was initially planned as just a peck on the cheek was modified into a full-blown smooch after actress Barbara Mori insisted.
The scene we are talking about has Hrithik and Barbara jumping from a great height. Before the deadly jump, Hrithik was supposed to kiss Barbara on her cheek. It was a crucial kiss, but Barbara felt a smooch would look better, considering the chemistry between the lead characters in the film.
After some deliberation, Barbaraâ€™s suggestion has been incorporated into the scene. And instead of a kiss, Hrithik smooched her before the two did the stunt. What say Papa Roshan?
At a recently held MTV second season launch Deepika Padukone was seen in totally different style and dress up with long hair almost reaching up to her waist while promoting her movie â€˜Chandini Chowk to Chinaâ€™. MTV roadies is a reality show in which participants on â€œHero Honda Karizmaâ€ travel through the different destinations on predetermined routes accomplishing various tasks and a person who till survives with a voting process till the end of the race is declared as winner possessing a 1 million rupee and a bike.
In was a great gathering of stars at Cosmopolitan Fun, Fearless, and Female Awards held in Mumbai and organized by Cosmopolitan Magazine.Â At the show Ranbir Kapoor received Most Fun Actor and Bipasha Basu got the Fun and Fearless Female Actor. On the occasion and event ever daring Sushmita Sen received the Most Fearless Actresses Award. Get some glimpses from the show below:
Nandita Das, who is one of the most talented actresses of current Indian cinema, primarily, from the parallel cinema recently directed her first movie; Firaaq which is weaved around the after tension of a communal carnage and activities that occurred within time frame of 24 hours.Â In this movie she has got opportunity to direct a number of noted artists like Nasseruddin Shah, Paresh Rawal, Dipti Naval, Raghubir Yadav, Sanjay Suri and Tisca Chopra and some new talents like Shahana Goswami and Nowaz.
Blender, India’s coolest music magazine today launched its first Indian cover with Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra adorning the November 2008 issue. It may be mentioned here that Maxim, Blender’s sister publication, also featured Priyanka on the cover of its launch edition, 3 years ago and sure the lady gave her lucky charm to the mag which has not looked back since.
Speaking on the occasion, Editor, Blender India, Sam Lal said,â€ The USP of Blender’s take on Priyanka is that it showcases the musical side of the actress, something, which no other magazine has explored. She was the most unique yet unanimous choice for the cover. â€œ
This 7th edition of the magazine finds Priyanka topping THE BLENDER HOT LIST 2008 surpassing big names like Metallica, Kareena Kapoor, Mariah Carey and Amy Winehouse (it’s a global compilation, you see).
Check out the cover for yourself.
Hotel Sahara Star has proposed Rs. 1.5 crore offers to Bipasha Basu to dance on the night of 31st December.Â Bipasha Basu has been agreed to the proposal however did not disclosed the amount she agreed to dance.Â Katrina Kaif is also not behind in money race as she is charging Rs 1 crore for dancing at JW Mariott in Juhu Mumbai.