Shah calls the shots
donned different roles at different times. Now he has turned director
with Yun Hota To Kya Hota. Nirupama Dutt
on the versatile actor who crossed the borders from parallel to
commercial cinema and from Bollywood to Hollywood.
“Unlike in the
West, here the stars are trapped in their own images.”
Big top, bleak future
competition from modern
means of entertainment like the cinema, television and the internet
have sounded the death knell for circus. Also movements by animal
rights activists and legislations in this regard have further eroded
its chances of survival.
and the soldier
Gandhi, the ‘General’
of India’s non-violent struggle and General Cariappa, first Chief of
the Indian Army, might have differed on the role of war but they
respected each other’s views.
On Gandhi Jayanti, Lalit
Mohan recaps the encounters.
on the web
a college teacher and a desperate housewife by the day and a
"serial killer" by the night. A mother of a five-year-old
boy, Anindita Sengupta juggles with her commitments at home and
other Taj Mahal
is another Taj Mahal that
was created by another Shah Jahan. Very different from the celebrated
monument in Agra, built as a mausoleum the other Taj Mahal was built
by Begum Shah Jahan in Bhopal and was meant to be lived in.
Not many star
children in Hollywood have done as well as or better than their
Vikramdeep Johal checks out
their balance sheet
Michael Douglas won the
best actor Oscar for Wall Street (1987), he thanked his father
for allowing him to step out of his shadow. Dad Kirk Douglas had
indeed cast a giant shadow, scorching the screen in classics like Spartacus
(1960) and Paths of Glory (1957).
Wah Ustads Wah
The Hussain brothers are talented composers who have created original music for serials, plays and documentaries.
many ghazal singers
can claim that they have performed before the President of India.
Besides that, how many can claim that their records have been released
by the Prime Minister of India? The famous Hussain brothers can claim
open for No Entry guy
Your plan to get married
to Mumtaz’ daughter Natasha Madhvani has surprised many.
I don’t see why. We’ve known each other since a very long time.
Our families have known each other forever. Her mom and my dad did a
lot of films together, including my dad’s first home production Apradh.