What makes Shakespeare so seductively fascinating and relevant to Bollywood is the commonality of tensions and issues that plague mankind — immigration, racism, sexual violence, homelessness, etc. These leit motifs do not belong to the privileged, elitist, educated or intellectuals, but to the human race, rooted as they are in human nature.
Is corruption in sports just part of the territory.
A superstar in every cricket-playing nation, forever addicted to confront Mission Impossible and vanquish unreachable targets, Kohli has zonked every former great into gushing new superlatives.
Ever since red-hot imported porn-star Karenjit Kaur Vohra (that’s the name she was born with, guys) graced the Indian media scene as Sunny Leone in Big Boss it’s been one helluva hulchul and hungama!
Praise and hype are normal during the signing up, shooting and promos. Once the fate is sealed … and it’s a Black Friday, a dramatic flip-flop takes place!
Bahubali’s sensational cinematic and box office success opens up the potential for regional cinema to finally gain all-India attention and patronage.
Media commentators concede that the Film Industry and Censor Board, historically, has always had differing views on screening content.
Even after 20 years DDLJ continues to engage, entertain, enthrall and energize zillion of fans worldwide.
Gender inequality has been the source of debate and discussion for decades in sports, entertainment and the corporate world.
It is the bonding, trust, understanding and total surrender of the stars to the director’s magic touch that usually results in the success of the film.
Why are age-challenged pairings not found weird, unreal or totally corny and dismissed when in real life, this kind of pairing — at least in India — would be frowned upon.
Can Sushmita Sen regain her universe with her new, ambitious comeback film?
It has been reported that some of the established male chauvinists in the industry are not too kicked about “glam, hot, gorgeous Bollywood heroines kicking ass
Have chalu and chatpata one-liners replaced the earlier gems
Is the Bangalore clinic only the first volley in the drive to help harassed parents get their young net-junkies back on track?
In India, Shakespeare was first attempted on the screen in Khoon-e-Nahak (Murder Most Foul)
As celebrities and business honchos storm the auctions, will football in India get a new kick?
They seem to be "here today, gone today" eye-candy, seductive time-pass distractions for a constituency who, once the movie is over and the phirang bimbos exit, are happy to relapse into contented amnesia.
Here is a star who is the definitive outsider, can’t speak proper Hindi, can’t really act and yet has socked the box office, hearts of audiences and advertisers and remains the most googled
Being a celeb in Politics is no guarantee on transporting the voting public to a never-neverland-of-happy-ever-after.