Tags : Bollywood

The Tragedy King is no more. Long Live the Tragedy

As the legendary actor breathed his last, one can only recall the massive impact he has left on the world and to a (now) lost era of culture, purity of language and thoughts. Especially my parent’s generation (born in 1940-1950’s), the thespian had deservedly attained a demi-god status. Being brought up listening to anecdotes of […]...Read More

SHERNI: Caged in the system

Sherni (Tigress) is a beautifully made movie indicating that wars are not won only by rebelling against the system. Instead, some battles are to be fought by being in the system and bring about the desired change with sustained efforts. Amit Marsurkar, who had done an excellent job in his second directorial venture, “Newton”, now […]...Read More

21st January in history

Born on this day in 1986, late Sushant Singh Rajput was an Indian actor best known for his work in Hindi cinema. He starred in a number of commercially successful Bollywood films such as M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Kedarnath and Chhichhore. Did you know that: • Arlen and Harburg’s song “Over the Rainbow” was […]...Read More

16th November in history

Aditya Roy Kapur is an Indian film actor born on this day in 1985 who works in Hindi-language films. He made his Bollywood debut with 2009 film London Dreams but rose to fame with 2013 film Aashiqui 2. Did you know that: • City of Havana moved to its current location to avoid mosquito infestations […]...Read More

Burj Khalifa lights up to celebrate Bollywood Khan’s big day!

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, UAE’s towering iconic landmark on Monday lit up to celebrate the world renowned Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan’s birthday. Flipping through scenes from some of the actor’s best-known roles including Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, the Don movies, and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, the spectacle lauded Khan, and his decades-spanning career. Khan, now 55, […]...Read More

2nd November in history

Born on this day in 1965, Shah Rukh Khan, also known by the initialism SRK, is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality. Referred to in the media as the “Baadshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood” and “King Khan”, he has appeared in more than 80 Hindi films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 […]...Read More

‘Vulgar’ ad campaign aimed at Indian festival sparks #BoycottErosNow backlash

Indian streaming service Eros Now issued an apology on Thursday to its Twitter followers — on the very platform where it posted its inappropriate Navratri ads — when the Internet backlashed against the campaign, deeming it “vulgar” and offensive. Owned by motion picture production company Eros International, the service found itself recalling its suggestive posters, […]...Read More