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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.
I owe my success to Ram Gopal Varma," declared actor Jagapati Babu at a recent function. Definitely he wasn't singing paeans to the maverick director. He was rather stating a fact. Packaged as an angry young man in RGV's Ghayam, the actor buried his past ghosts to emerge as a saleable star.
Vishal, who is basking in the pre-release hype of Salute, has announced that he would be turning director very soon. But he confessed that he would move behind the camera with more confidence if the big budget Salute spells super bucks.
- A trick or prank.