Friday, December 5, 2008

Kangana Ranuat At the Launch of ‘My E-Bike’

It was a great occasion at the launch of ‘My E- Bike’ at the beautiful Vie Lounge in Mumbai, where Kangana Ranaut along with model Brinda Parekh attended event. These earth family bikes are equipped with rechargeable batteries which can go up to the distance of 45 km.

Jiah gets hot for Maxim

Jiah Khan is gearing up for the release of her flick Ghajini with Aamir Khan and meanwhile the sexy babe has done a sexy photoshoot for the December edition of Maxim magazine.

The editor of Maxim India, Anup-Kutty says, “We had been getting too many requests from our readers to get Jiah to do a Maxim shoot. And with Ghajini around the corner, we figured this would be the best Xmas gift we could give to all Maxim fans. This shoot will definitely raise a few eyebrows and get Jiah the kind of attention she truly deserves.”

Jiah on her Maxim photoshoot says, “It was a lot of hard work but great fun shooting for Maxim. I am usually portrayed as sexy, but actually I consider myself just a regular girl. The photographer R. Burman made me very comfortable at the time of the shoot. I feel the photo shoot has helped me discover the best out of myself”

Soundarya Rajini's association with Nakul

Soundarya Rajinikanth is making waves in the film industry with diverse projects in film making. Her animation film ‘Sultan the warrior’ on her dad will soon be ready. Currently she is producing Venkat Prabhu’s Goa.

Now, the latest update from her Ochre studios reveals that she will be making a film with Kaadhalil Vizhunden Nakul in the lead role directed by Hosimin, an assistant director who had worked with Shankar in Sivaji.

It has been said that she and Nakul had studied together at Ashram school and are good buddies. This association seems to have helped her rope in the young hero in her project. When Hosimin recently narrated a story it has impressed the younger daughter of the Boss.

She had immediately called Nakul and after narrating the story to him has obtained his consent to feature in Hosimin’s film as hero. School connections do help in some cases after all!

Vipul Shah Buys Asin Shoes Worth 2 Lakh!

Asin, while she awaits the release of her Bollywood debut film Ghajini is also in Vipul Shah’s forthcoming film London Dream opposite another great Khan - Salman Khan.

In an important scene opposite Ajay Devgan, Asin complained that the shoes provided to her were uncomfortable and they did not look good either.

But Vipul Shah was in no mood to cancel his shooting for a pair of shoes. So he kept the unit waiting and quickly drove Asin to a Shoe store in Paris and patiently waited till Asin tried on a few pairs and finally selected one.

A source reveals, “The actress handpicked a lovely pair of black shoes, decorated with studs, worth 3000 euros or Rs 2 lakh approximately, and Shah, left with little option, paid for that pair and rushed back to the sets to resume the shoot with the lady.

Reportedly, Asin did not even enquire the cost of the shoes, and Vipul didn’t tell her about it either. Even the director-producer doesn’t seem to be complaining. He said he doesn’t compromise on the quality in his films.”

Wonder if that pair of shoes will go to her after the shooting of the film ends.

Prabhu Deva Frustrated With Salman

Noted producer Boney Kapoor has come forward to produce the Hindi version of the hit Telugu film Pokiri. Salman Khan plays the lead role while Bollywood actress Ayesha Takia dons the role of heroine.

No this is not hot news but the fact remains that this film has been in production for more than a year and half and this has become a focal point of frustration for choreographer turned director Prabhu Deva. The delay is primarily attributed to Salman Khan's attitude and with this Prabhu Deva frustrated. Salman has been very casual in giving dates for the progress of the film and this has affected the film's completion. Salman has signed and has finished about four films in the last one year.

Prabhu Deva is a sought after director in the south and he wanted to finish this film as soon as possible to return to south films. He is losing on important assignments because of this delay from Salman. One hopes things will go his way soon.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Aamir Khan on GQ magzine

Aamir Khan who rarely features on the cover of any magazine, will be seen hotting up the sex quotient of GQ magazines December edition. The perfectionist hunk looks awesome in the picture giving a serious look.

The editor of the magazine says, “Aamir Khan doesn’t appear on many magazine covers. The fact that he has chosen to work with GQ is a testament to the magazine’s 50-year old reputation as a publication featuring and read by intelligent, successful men.

What makes the cover story even more special is the fact that Karan Johar, allegedly a member of a rival camp in the film industry, has interviewed Khan - for the first time. The result is an entertaining, candid conversation that even Bollywood skeptics would find engaging.”

What Kanimozhi spoke on Rajnikanth?

“I request the fans of Tamil cinema not to confuse about the films and politics together’ said DMK Party Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi. It was a moment of launching the Tamil version of biography on Rajnikanth ‘Rajini Pera Kettale’ on Sunday evening.

Kanimozhi launched the book while City’s leading industrialist Neena Reddy received the first copy. Speaking on the occasion, Kanimozhi said “I would be happy if Gayathri pens a filmography on Rajnikanth for there is a rigid reason for it. He has been the only favorite actor of even small kids following MGR and this doesn’t happen with everyone”.

Actors Sivakumar, Srikanth, Narain, Kathadi Ramamurthy, Sampath, television artiste Chandralaxmanan, actresses Sandhya, Keerthi Chawla, directors P Vasu, Vijay, art director Thota Tharani, Mrs Suma Harris Jeyaraj and playback singers Chinmayee and Srilekha were present for the occasion receiving the first copies of biography..

Bollywood starlet Ayesha postponed her wedding

Bollywood starlet Ayesha Takia has postponed her wedding to long time boyfriend and restaurateur Farhan Azmi in wake of the Mumbai terror attacks.

The wedding, that was to take place on December 25 had to be called off as both the families were highly disturbed by the grim situation in Mumbai and hence dropped the plans of having celebration of any sort.

According to reports, the wedding has been tentatively put on hold till mid 2009 and it will be a fairly small and private affair whenever it happens, contrary to the grand plans for 25 of this month that had to be cancelled.

In the meanwhile, Ayesha has gone back to work, completing her schedules for Ahmed Khan's ‘Pathshaala’, Nagesh Kukunoor's ‘Tasveer’ and Boney Kapoor's ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’, though the actress had earlier issued a statement that she was all set to quit acting after her marriage, but going by the present scenario it seems the actress will have to eat her words back.

Apparently, Takia had also said no to a lot of projects that were offered to her since she was planning to tie the knot. Here’s wishing Ayesha all the luck for a happy and content personal as well as professional life.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

She Rejected 'Nude Photo Session' Offer

What is the next big thing after the Bikini…obviously it is the nude. No wonder fashion magazines and some websites have approached the lissome Mona Chopra for a nude photo session.

Mona Chopra, who in the past has shown no remorse in being brazenly bare all, coyly rejected these offers.

When asked why she rejected these nude offers the very articulate Mona said she respects her Indian values and Indian up bringing. Her moral consciousness has restricted her from accepting these offers. Umm these are nice words to hear from the queen of the bikini, will some big bucks change Mona's stance on this issue?

Monday, December 1, 2008

'Pakal Nakshatrangal' opens in 35 centres

Even as AMMA's 'Twenty: 20’ is continuing with the biggest collections of all times, another superstar movie has finally ventured to face the heat.

When every other releases kept on delaying their release schedules waiting for 'Twenty:20' magic to settle down, Mohanlal has finally came up with his new movie 'Pakal Nakshatrangal' which opened today at 35 centers, all across the state.

The movie directed by Rajeevnath features fresh plotlines by actor Anoop Menon. Sureshgopi, Jagathy Sreekumar and, Lakshmi Gopalaswamy appear in the pivotal roles of this movie which will have its music department handled by ace singer Shahbaaz Aman.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Gowtham Menon to remake Vettaiyadu Vilaiyaadu in Hindi

Gowtham Menon, one of the successful directors of Tamil film industry is on the seventh heaven winning accolades with his recent hit ‘Vaaranam Aayiram’. Not relaxing even for a while, the auteur has completed 99% of his forthcoming venture ‘Chennaiyil Oru Mazhaikalam’. Also he has completed penning script for a Telugu film to be produced by UTV Pictures starring Mahesh Babu in lead role.

And the greatest of all excitements, is that he would be remaking his magnum opus ‘Vetaiyadu Vilaiyaadu’ in Hindi. Soundarya Rajnikanth is expected to produce the film as a joint venture with Warner Bros. Gowtham had requested Soundarya to recommend Amitabh Bachchan to take on lead role. Speaking on this the directors says, “I want to remake this film in Hindi with a senior officer and romance portion will be completely omitted”.