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Shoot On Sight, the controversial political thriller, finally had its first theatrical release in UK, in 60 screens, on August 22, with a massive publicity, and great response from both mainstream British and ethnic Asian communities.
By Suganthi Suparmaniam KUALA LUMPUR: S. Gana was once told by an important person in the industry that he did not have the looks to be a movie star. That, however, did not deter him from becoming an actor-comedian and eventually making movies.
In the last ten days of August, nine new films - Phoonk, Mukhbir, Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam, Rock On, Mumbai Meri Jaan, C Kompany, Hijack, Chamku and Wanted-will hit the marquee. Some could be interesting, most are likely to be ridiculous.
By Anupama Chopra 'Who gives us clout?" Shahrukh Khan, the actor also known as King of Bolly wood, asked during a recent interview here. He quickly answered the query himself. "It's the last mile, the audience.
By Nitasha Natu MUMBAI: Political party workers seem to be getting increasingly innovative with their promotional tactics. For the past few months, they have been piggybacking on the success of Bollywood films to appeal to the public.
Paresh Rawal had once blamed the sexy Mallika Sherawat for global warming. When you look at this picture, you will agree with him. In Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam, the diva plays the wife of Paresh Rawal who owns a small theatre company.
By BARKHA MATHUR Say Bipasha Basu, and the image that conjures up is of a sexy, glamour doll, who is too hot to handle. But, as she warms up to the conversation, it is her scintillating intelligence that gets you.
After Athadu, hotshot Mahesh Babu teams up with director Trivikram after a big gap to churn out a romantic comedy Varudu which is loosely inspired by the Hindi film Hum Tum.
By Manigandan K R It's not without reason that Prasanna is loved by the Tamil audience. The actor, it seems, has an ability to get along with people, thanks to his warmth and gregarious nature. And it's not just Indians he's been able to impress.
Hasini is making her first screen entry with Universal Movie Makers' Thiruna. Universal Movie makers was started by Karunakaran, an industrialist residing in Kanchipuram, to fulfil his son Subash's wish of becoming a hero.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.