Sunday, November 7, 1999
GRANTED that Madhuri Dixit is no longer in the running as a topper amongst the leading ladies, but that does not make her elegance any less stunning.
Madhuri Dixit still happens to be the most beautiful and the most charming Bollywood woman of celluloid, who has merely to smile to have all the men especially the photographers around making an instant beeline for this sylph-like former Queen Bee! Im telling you, the undiluted appeal Madhuri exudes hits you with the palpable force of an Agni missile!
The other day, she had come with Jackie Shroff to release the music cassette of a movie... and believe me, she was looking gorgeous in a pale yellow chiffon saree with just a fine, filigree choker that carressingly complemented her fair, swan-like neck. Whats more, the way she languidly moved from acquaintance to acquaintance even happily mingling with the Press there was no doubt in anyones mind as to who the entire evening belonged to!
Bipasha plays musical chairs
So, okay, Bipasha is a famous model who sashays down the ramp more often than she eats breakfast, granted that shes dusky long-legged and sensuous, but does that give her the right to play games the moment she hits Bollywood?
As soon as she was in on Abbas Mustans Talaash, she struck up a close relationship with Adonis Akshay Kumar, in the cool climes of Mauritius. The movie had a long outdoor schedule at the beautiful island nation. Bobby Deol and Kareena were also there, but the attention was entirely on Akki and Bipasha.
Its only when the unit hit Mumbai and Shilpa Shetty, that the fireworks began. Ms Shetty lashed out at Bipasha in print and off it. Bips realized the mess she had got into. She went into action fast offerred a satisfactory(?) explanation to Shilpa that she was "no woman stealer, Akki and she were just good friends (sic) and in any case her man was Milind Soman."
If you think thats the end of the game, think again. Last heard, she had dropped Milind and opted for Dino Morea, on whose arm she is making all public appearances. On the side too, shes meeting up with Subhash Ghai, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, David Dhawan and other hot shot film-makers with clinical precision.
Bipasha, I think you are well aware that musical chairs ends with just one chair so get your act together.
Out of sync Nirmal Pandey
Nirmal Pandey was brilliant in Darmiyaan, Bandit Queen, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Godmother and Train to Pakistan.
In fact, his menacing screen presences have always been crackling. But off-screen, Nirmals persona has been an absolute put-downer - hes just a dull dehati!
So when he went ahead and cut his own album Jazbaa there was shock all around. But the best, or rather worst was yet to come! When the music video of his single was aired, it was just terrible! Pandeys bhaiyya voice was the pits and the visuals at the very best painful!
Why does every actor think his vocal talent is the chartbuster kind? I think its either professional suicide or a masochistic streak that spurs them on! Or mebbe its just a sadistic delight they want to pile on the viewers/listeners!
Poojas original oomph!
No guys, I am not talking about Pooja Bhatt, nor am I referring to Pooja Batra (cmon yaar, give me a break!) this is the one and only Pooja Bedi.
Pooja the sensual, saucy daughter of two sensational people - Kabir Bedi and (ex) Protima Gauri. Pooja did just a couple of films and a couple of ads and it was like bullseye! Remember the siren of Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander and the Kamsutra ad which sent the entire nation reeling!
The very same Pooja Ebrahim (nee Bedi) has been honing her talent and skill at interior designing and furniture making. With a genuine gift, unstinted focus and a very supportive husband (who already is a thriving furniture dealer and designer), Pooja is now the proud owner of /furniturewalla - the new furniture showroom she has opened in Andheri (a popular suburb of Mumbai).
So while Pooja ventures into her creative creations, shes got a man behind her to egg her on and also provide all the financial and commercial help she needs.
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