Latest Akshay Kumar Stories

2008-11-13 15:00:16

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Deepa Mehta with Akshay Kumar announced today the pivotal character of Mewa Singh will be played by Vinay Virmani (photograph attached) in his debut film Komagata Maru. Vinay is a recent graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute of New York.

2008-09-17 21:00:17

By Meena Iyer MUMBAI: In the time of a possible global meltdown, this filmland snippet sounds like the overblown talk typical of Bollywood fare. But insiders insist it is true - that UTV has signed superhit hero Akshay Kumar for their next film for a staggering Rs 71 crore.

2008-08-19 12:00:00

By Kaveree Bamzai Anita Hassanandani takes a deep breath, says Jai Mata Di, and dives from a 12-storey building. Yana Gupta smiles while a creepy crawly walks over her face. Pooja Bedi remembers her children before diving into ice cold water.

2008-08-15 00:00:25

You'll find Planman Motion Pictures' Arindam Chaudhari with a happy grin on his face these days. Reason? The audience's reaction to the trailers of Planman's film, The Last Lear, which are being shown with the latest Akshay Kumar- Katrina Kaif blockbuster, Singh is Kinng.

2008-08-12 00:00:29

By Nikhat Kazmi Why so serious? The joker's signature question seems to have become the signature tune of Bollywood's box office currently. The nerdy sardar, Happy Singh's goofball antics are all set to rewrite box office history with a staggering weekend take of Rs 28 crore for Singh is Kinng.

2008-08-12 00:00:29

By JAYA DRONA It's raining stars in Delhi these days and Bollywood biggies are surely making a beeline to be in the capital to promote their films. All the hungama surrounding the film notwithstanding, the starcast of the film, Singh Is Kinng, was in Delhi recently on a promotional visit.

2008-08-11 00:00:21

By SHARIN WADER The buzz was that Abbas-Mastan, who are planning to make an action thriller, had approached the hottest property in Bollywood to do the film. But Akshay Kumar had turned down the offer, after which the filmmakers opted for John Abraham. Here's the lowdown.

2008-07-06 00:00:15

By TANVI TRIVEDI Call it lack of imagination, bad scripts, audiences focusing on IPL, but the first half of 2008 just hadn't been a picture-perfect script for Bollywood.

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