Category archives for: Bollywood

NO ‘Nude’ shows, NO ‘Sexy Durga.’

  Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s S Durga, previously called Sexy Durga, is among the two films which has been dropped by the I&B Ministry from being screened at the IFFI 2017. The other film is Nude. By Sudha Kumar Two films – ‘Nude’ (Marathi) and ‘Sexy Durga’ (Malayalam) were dropped by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry from […]

I mean, Melbourne, you must see this play, Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha

By Neena Badhwar Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha, a play brought to Sydney by Actor Prepares, Mumbai, is an interesting play that moves back and forth in time though it opens up to a scene in the present about a couple who meet in the park 35 years hence. They were in love in their […]

Lion sweeps all the way at AACTA Awards and Dangal the Best Asian Film

Sunny Pawar as young Saroo Brierly (left) and at Oscars 2017 (right) finally won the Best Actor Award at AACTA ceremony last night Lion – A Long Way From Home, a movie based on Saroo Brierly’s heart rending story of an orphan boy adopted by an Australian family at age 6 who goes looking for […]

Bholi Punjaban is returns with Fukrey Returns!

By Neeru Saluja She is bold, feisty and outspoken. Actress Richa Chaddha, who played the deadly female don Bholi Punjaban in Fukrey makes a comeback in comedy with Fukrey Returns. Richa Chaddha, who is known for portraying strong roles in hard hitting films like Masaan, Sarabjit and Gangs of Wasseypur, loves to show her other […]

Actor Rajkummar Rao wins the best actor award at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

By Neeru Saluja Actor Rajkummar Rao never fails to gain attention with the roles he chooses. Be it his portrayal of Shahid Azmi in Shahid, his breakout role in Kai Po Che! or the conservative city slicker in Queen, he leaves an everlasting impression. He is now gaining attention worldwide, as his film ‘Newton’ is […]

Padmavati’s fury!

By Sudha Kumar Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bollywood Hindi film ‘Padmavati’s release is postponed. Bounties and beheadings! The fury and violence unleashed by ‘Padmavati’ is unprecedented. So what is Padmavati all about? Rani Padmini was a Singhala Princess who Rawal Ratan Singh (Raja Ratan Sen) of Chitthor, Rajasthan, married in the 12th century. Allauddin Khilji (1250-1316AD) […]

Vijaypath a film made by local Indian diaspora

Nivish Chandra, Nayesh Radia and Vijay Jogia By Dr. Satish Rai VJPATH-Vj4Victory is essentially a Bollywood film because it was filmed in India (Mumbai, Lucknow and Pune) and all its female cast and several male casts playing minor and junior roles are all from Bollywood and other parts of India. The filming crew is from […]

Irrfan Khan romances Parvathy in ‘Qarib Qarib Singlle’

By Neeru Saluja The powerhouse performer has won hearts all over the world. Be it offbeat or mainstream cinema, national or international films, acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan is an artist who always surpasses his own acting abilities. The talented actor of Oscar winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, international hit ‘Lunchbox’, the star of ‘Life of Pi’ and […]

“I love making people laugh,” Rakesh Bedi, now on the way to Australia

By Manju Mittal Rakesh Bedi is a respected Indian actor. Rakesh, who hails from Delhi, has been entertaining audiences through films, television and theatre for the past 35 years. He is also known for his powerful comic performance in films such as the famous ‘Chashme Baddoor’, ‘Ek duje ke liye’, ‘Shrimaan Shrimati’, ‘Yeh jo hai […]

Dawat-e-Ishq: Dawat-e-Rushed

  By Devaki Parthasarathy    DAAWAT-E-ISHQ: The story of a shoe-sales girl disillusioned with marriage because of her encounters with dowry-seeking (jehez) men and a cook extraordinaire, coming face to face in the clash of diametrically opposite but equally spicy cultures of Hyderabad and Lucknow. A story line with a sea of potential however gone to waste! […]

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