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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.
The super hit combination of Vishnuvardhan, Suhasini Mani Ratnam and director Dinesh Babu is back again. The trio have earlier done films like Suprabhata and Hendthige Helthini. Vishnu and Suhasini were last seen in Nagathihalli Chandrashekar's Maathad Maathad Mallige.
By Priyanka Dasgupta What impression of India did you get in Pakistan when you were shooting for Ramchand Pakistani? I've been a part of many Indo-Pak peace initiatives. Those across the border have a lot of curiosity about India. Today mainstream Indian films are getting released there.
By SHARIN WADER Tut-tut, you do not invite Salman Khan to cut the ribbon and inaugurate a new gym and then present him with a blunt scissors to do the job. Especially without his ghar ka Katri(na).
By Jeff Vice Deseret News BRICK LANE -- ** 1/2 -- Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson; with English subtitles (East Indian dialects); rated PG-13 (profanity, sex, slurs, violence, vulgarity, nude art) Even a single misstep could have turned the British drama "Brick Lane" into one of those predictable, made for the Lifetime cable channel melodramas.
Please consider an interview with director/writer Dilip Mehta and producer Noemi Weis. These courageous filmmakers made "The Forgotten Woman," a quietly powerful documentary that looks at the destitution and marginalization of 20 million widows in India.
BOLLYWOOD films on Tyneside are apparently like Number 1 buses in Heaton. You wait for what seems like an eternity for one and then two land at your bus-stop at once.
CONTACT centre workers added a touch of spice to lunch breaks with a Bollywood dancing class. Professional bhangra dancers, including high-profile actor Amit Jalopara, paid a surprise visit to the Stockton-based Virgin Media centre to teach staff some elaborate moves.
By AAKANKSHA NAVAL SHETYE Moviegoers are being treated to a new song in Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na after Aamir Khan gave in to demands of his fans on his blog.
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