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2008-10-11 21:00:19

By Nikhat Kazmi More stills from Hello http://photogallery.indiatimes.com/ articleshow/3556581.cms Hello (drama) Cast: Sharman Joshi, Sohail Khan, Gul Panag, Isha Koppikar, Amrita Arora Direction: Atul Agnihotri Critics rating: Wonder what went wrong? For, boy wonder, Chetan Bhagat's pulp fiction page- turners literally read like a Bollywood masala flick. Reading his recent Three Mistakes... was almost like watching a Hindi film, complete with a fire and brimstone climax that...

2008-10-09 15:00:16

Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor is adding blogging about fashion trends on the Internet to her resume. "It will be fashion-oriented. The (Web) site will have updates not only on Kareena's fashion trends, but also the trends which take place all over the globe," the actress' representative told Press Trust of India. "There have been a number of occasions where Kareena has actively participated in designing her costumes in films." The publicist said Kapoor has always wanted to design her own...

2008-10-02 00:00:14

By Andrew Buncombe 'Playback singer' who provided vocals for many of the biggest names in Hindi musicals A movie singer who dominated the industry during what is considered the Golden Age of Hindi musical cinema, Mahendra Kapoor enjoyed a career that spanned five decades. Kapoor sang and recorded the songs that actors would later mime to, and at the height of his popularity his fame matched that of the big-name movie stars whom he made sound so good. Kapoor got his break as what is...

2008-09-26 18:00:00

By Manish Gajjar WE CELEBRATE my 100th Bollywood column in the Birmingham Mail this week by looking at the ever changing trends of the Bollywood Film industry over the past few months. With UK multiplexes and independent cinemas screening a wide selection of Bollywood films, audience tastes have become more selective and diversified. So the film industry is now rethinking beyond its regular song and dance formula to offer audience movies from different genres - comedies, thrillers,...

2008-09-20 12:00:53

By Deeksha Chopra NEW DELHI: Though not a physical victim herself, she has become the face of the Delhi blasts. Visions of 5-year-old Simran - distraught at losing her father, aunt and grandfather; heartbroken at being separated from her mother - are all over the media and Delhi's heart is going out to the little child. Says Yogita Bhayana, founder president of Das Charitable Foundation, "We want to ensure she gets the right kind of help and so we have arranged for a psychiatrist to...

2008-09-17 21:00:17

By SUBHASH K JHA Move over Neil Nitin Mukesh. Your director, Sudhir Mishra, is vying for the top casting honours in Tera Kya Hoga Johnny. Barely had we gotten over the surprise of Sudhir Mishra casting a real street-boy from Kolkata in the central role of Johnny, when he springs another surprise. Sudhir is set to play one of the leads in Tera Kya Hoga Johnny. Says Sudhir, "I never cease to surprise myself." Sudhir has cast himself opposite one of his favourite actresses Soha Ali Khan,...

2008-09-03 15:00:38

Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve will be released to help Louisiana recover from Hurricane Gustav, U.S. President George Bush said Wednesday. Bush, federal emergency management officials and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal were in the Louisiana capital Baton Rouge for a briefing on recovery efforts. "Bobby talked about the need to release energy or oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve," Bush said, adding that federal officials received one such request from one company doing...

2008-09-01 21:00:13

U.S. first lady Laura Bush and Cindy McCain closed Monday's Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., with a plea to help Hurricane Gustav victims. "Our first priority now, today, is to ensure the safety and well-being of the people living in the Gulf Coast region," Bush told a somber audience. The aftermath of Hurricane Gustav, which made landfall about 68 miles southwest of New Orleans Monday, was just beginning to be measured, Bush said. "When such events occur, first, we're...

2008-08-27 00:00:30

By SUBHASH K JHA Two films old only, and he wants to take up direction already to revive his grandfather's R K Films' flagging banner. And, if newcomer Ranbir Kapoor is to be believed, he would have taken up a home production earlier, only he had already accepted a lot of acting work outside. "My plan got delayed, but now I'm working on it," Ranbir told BT with an air of bravado. "Things will fall into place very shortly. I'll star in the film and direct it. Is that too much...

2008-08-24 22:57:30

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. But it's the number rather than the films themselves that's significant. The tornado of releases signifies one thing for sure: thanks to the new order in Bollywood, where cinema has been reduced to mere 'software' to fill multiplex screens/TV channels and...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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