Wednesday June 10, 2015
Their deaths shine a light on the darker side of an industry which, with its insistence on often unforgiving standards of beauty, its stringent definition of what constitutes success and instant dismissal of anyone failing to deliver, and its complete lack of any sort of counseling to cope with the vagaries of showbiz, has sometimes proved all-cons...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 8, 2015
From his affair with late Bollywood star Parveen Babi to his inebriated past, Mr Bhatt has never hesitated in sourcing ideas for films from his real life
India News | NDTV.com | Sunday March 22, 2015
Actor Deepika Padukone breaks the silence and stigma around depression sharing, for the first time on TV, her battle against the ailment. In this exclusive chat with NDTV's Barkha Dutt, Deepika Padukone, along with her mother, counsellor and doctor, speaks up to help others struggling with depression. Her aim - "if I can impact one life in this ent...
Thursday January 22, 2015
Did you know that Yash Chopra's original wishlist was Rajesh Khanna as Vijay Verma? Or that Big B was allowed to ad lib the entire death scene and he was extremely intimidated by the thought of having to challenge God in the temple scene? Here are some facts only a true cine fan would know
Opinion | Shobhaa De | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Shobhaa De on Bollywood's mental health issues.
Tuesday December 2, 2014
By the Seventies, Deven Verma was one of Bollywood's most in-demand comedians, winning the first of his three Filmfare Awards for Best Comedian in 1976 for Chori Mera Kaam
Friday October 24, 2014
Here are some screen jewel thieves we'll never forget:
Riya Chakravarty | Friday May 3, 2013
As the Indian Cinema completes 100 years, we look at some of B-Town's most shocking and scandalous stories.
Purnima Ranawat | Thursday May 2, 2013
Deewar (1975) remains one of director Yash Chopra's most seminal films. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Parveen Babi, Nirupa Roy and Neetu Singh, Deewar gave the anti-hero star billing with its tale of two brothers on opposite sides of the law.
Chandni | Wednesday May 8, 2013
In 1977, Manmohan Desai's Amar Akbar Anthony, preaching religious tolerance, was a landmark film in mainstream Bollywood.
Riya Chakravarty | Friday March 29, 2013
Sajid Khan's remake of the 1983 hit film Himmatwala releases today. The film features Ajay Devgn and southern actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who makes her Bollywood debut.
Sumita Chatterjee | Monday March 25, 2013
Sonakshi Sinha, who will be seen doing a peppy dance number in Sajid Khan's Himmatwala has been donning a desi look in her previous films like Dabangg and Rowdy Rathore.
Sarika | Friday January 18, 2013
New age actress Sonakshi Sinha is taking cue from actresses like Sridevi and Parveen Babi for a retro disco number that she has shot for the Himmatwala remake.
Sarika | Friday September 28, 2012
Filmmaker Yash Chopra said for the hit Silsila he had earlier chosen to cast Smita Patil and Parveen Babi alongside Amitabh Bachchan.
Chandni | Tuesday September 4, 2012
Rajat Rawail has purchased the rights of the 1981 super hit Kalia.
Sarika | Friday August 31, 2012
Aamir Khan is the first leading man from Bollywood to have scored the distinction of featuring on the cover of Time magazine.
Riya Chakravarty | Thursday July 26, 2012
Director B R Ishara who introduced actress Parveen Babi died on Wednesday after suffering from tuberculosis. He was 77.
Sarika | Monday June 4, 2012
Once again, Amitabh Bachchan is a "sophisticated rhetorician intoxicated by the exuberance of (his) own verbosity".
SnehalS | Saturday October 8, 2011
'No bikinis please' seems to be the latest buzzword in all the top actresses' vocabulary these days.
Jeevan Prakash | Tuesday January 11, 2011
Late Bollywood actress Parveen Babi's house in Junagadh district collapsed yesterday killing one of the residents, police said.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday June 29, 2010
The world of glitz and glamour mesmerizes all, but wait, should we stop by and think once more? Viveka Babajee's suicide is just the latest reminder of the seamier side of the fashion industry. The shimmer appears to be only on the surface while the underbelly seems to have a dark and ugly side. A closer look at the pitfalls of the industry would p...