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Thursday, March 31, 2011

EXCLUSIVE Behind The Scenes Of Salman's 'Ready'

Ajay Kapoor, director T Series in this bollywoodhungama.com exclusive clears the air on alleged differences between Salman and Ready director Anees Bazmi. Kapoor also talks about various rumours as well. Apart from that, for the very first time, check out some exclusive footage from behind the scenes from 'Ready'. A Bollywood Hungama Exclusive!


Why Belittle 'Disco Dancer'?

In this Book Review of 'Anuvab Pal's 'Disco Dancer-A Comedy In Five Acts', I've tried to analyse why the pseudo intellectuals should stop mocking masala Hindi films. Take a look.


Tuesday, March 29, 2011

"Shahrukh May Or May Not Be There": Yash Chopra

At the FICCI Frames 2011 I had the priveledge to speak to Mr Yash Chopra. He talks about the importance of a forum like FICCI Frames, Band Baaja Baraat still running in cinema halls, how Aamir's presence has taken Dhoom franchise to another level, and is Shahrukh Khan starring in Mr Chopra's directorial venture?


Monday, March 28, 2011

"Shahrukh, Salman, Aamir...": Abhishek

He is the director of one of the funniest films I've seen in recent times. I caught up
with Abhishek Sharma, the director of 'Tere Bin Laden' (one of the most eminently watchable films of the last five years) at the FICCI Frames 2011. An affable, polite guy, Abhishek has clear views on how he wants to make movies. In this interview, he talks about his next venture and how overwhelmed he was by the support that he got from within the film industry.


Sunday, March 27, 2011

"Shahrukh Is The King Of Romance": Anubhav Sinha

In the second part of his bollywoodhungama.com exclusive, Anubhav Sinha talks about the music in Ra.one, the background score of the film, the two Akon numbers, can we see a sequel of the film, can it be simultaniously released in other languages like English as well, how does the director rate SRK's performance in Ra.one, Action in the film etc. Take a look.


Saturday, March 26, 2011

A Music Video on Insha's 7th Birthday

Here's a song 'Nanhi Munni Zimmedariyan' on the 7th birthday of my daughter Insha. The song has been composed, sung by me while it has been written by me and my wife Aarefa. The music arrangements have been done by a friend Savio Vora who also played the guitar. The video has been made by Tabish Ahsan (Insha's dear Maamu). Hope you guys like it :)

SRK-Hugh Rock At FICCI Frames 2011 Awards

Shahrukh Khan, Vidya Balan and Hugh Jackman gave a truly memorable moment at the FICCI frames 2011 Excellence Awards. So, who won what? Check out Sona Mohapatra and Manasi Scott's brilliant performances. Must watch!


Friday, March 25, 2011

"My James Bond...Shahrukh": Rani Mukherjee

In the second part of Rani Mukherjee's Birthday Special on Bollywood Hungama, she sportingly answers questions from her fans from across the world. So, who does she see opposite her in case 'Dostana' is made with reverse gender, what is the equation she shares with Kareena Kapoor, who is her Khan of all seasons, is she working in Anurag Kashyap's film, what's her wishlist of directors that she'd like to work with? And yes there's a cool rapid fire round courtesy Kati from Germany. I hope Rani fans enjoy watching this interview as much as we enjoyed doing it.


Thank You Rani Mukherjee Fans :)

The Rani Mukherji fans have made this lovely video for the Rani Mukherji birthday special done by us. Video has been made by Patricia and sent to me by Syana. Thanks guys. Looks great :)

Thanks Bhavi Shah for this video and thanks Syana for passing the link.
I am glad we could bring so much happiness to you guys.


Thanks to all the Rani fans from Germany for the wonderful collage sent to me by Biaji. Cheers guys!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

"Shahrukh Doesn't Fly (in Ra.one)...": Anubhav Sinha

I caught up with Ra.one director Anubhav Sinha as he was giving final touches to the 30 sec teaser of Ra.one that will be unveiled during the India-Australia quarter final match in the Cricket World Cup. Sinha clears a lot of rumours surrounding the film. Check out the first part of his bollywoodhungama.com exclusive.


Monday, March 21, 2011

"Great Working With Aamir Again": Rani Mukherjee

Rani Mukherjee celebrates her birthday today March 21, 2011. In the first part of her bollywoodhungama.com exclusive Rani exclaims on receiving wonderful cards and messages from her fans from across the world. Rani also talks on Reema Kagti's film, bonding with Aamir, why she'd like to be directed by Aditya Chopra in a romantic film and what she has to say to her "well wishers" who spread gossip about her. Hope you like it.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro: Budget: Rs 7 Lacs...Status: Classic

Check out the Book Review of Jai Arjun Singh's book 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro-Seriously Funny Since 1983'. Get a lot of info on what-happened-while-making a classic that was made at a shoe string budget of Rs 7 lacs and involved some of the finest minds in Hindi Cinema.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Faridoon-Navneet: Burial Of Illusions Music Video

Check out the music video of our song 'Burial Of Illusions'. The song has been written and sung by me while my friend Navneet has composed and done the music arrangements. Hope you like it.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Title Track (Dum Maro Dum)

Check out the controversial Title Track of 'Dum Maro Dum'


"Dilip (Kumar) sahab sab ke master hain": Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle ji in the second part of her Bollywood Hungama exclusive interview talks about actors she has liked over the years, her association with Helen and why she feels "film line mein rishtedaari nahin chalti"

"Its Between Me And My Lady...": Shahid Kapoor

Check out a Bollywood Hungama exclusive interview with Shahid Kapoor on the occasion of his 30th birthday. We took questions from Shahid's fans from across the world and Kapoor enjoyed himself thoroughly.

"Arbaaz Never Obliged Me": Abhinav Kashyap

Abhinav Kashyap is not directing Dabangg 2. Instead he is all set to direct-co produce a film for Vaicom 18. In this bollywoodhungama.com exclusive interview he talks about his future plans, why he isn't directing sequel to a super hit film and who really is the man behind Chulbul Pandey

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Chulbul Pandey Is Not Abhinav Kashyap's Creation: Arbaaz Khan

Check out Arbaaz Khan's Bollywood Hungama exclusive interview where he says that the name Chulbul Pandey in 'Dabangg' was not coined by director Abhinav Kashyap but by writer Dilip Shukla

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

"Taj Naam Hone Se Taj Mahal Nahin Ban Jaata": Asha Bhosle

Check out a must watch hard hitting interview with Asha Bhosle ji