Bollywood and Politics – Do they Mesh?

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The forays that Bollywood actors have made into politics have been frequent but not always hugely successful; which raises the question - do Bollywood and Politics really mesh? Are Bollywood stars cut out for politics and if not, why so? Recently Saif Ali Khan made a statement to the effect that he was not interested in politics – “I am not a politician by nature. I am very … [Read more...]

Bollywood and Plastic Surgery – The Relentless Pursuit of Youth

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When Priyanka Chopra went from nubile young thing to a mature older woman of 65 in Saat Khoon Maaf this was not unusual.  Ho hum, she just did what about 50% of young actresses of Hindi soaps do – play grannies when they are barely out of their teens but this did get me thinking about Bollywood and plastic surgery. It isn’t something that all of them will admit to; but more … [Read more...]

Bollywood at Cannes 2011 – The Bollywood Documentary

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It has always been Bollywood celebrities on the red carpet and their fashion hits and misses that usually occupy center stage at the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, and Bollywood at Cannes 2011 was no different. However this time around it was also a special screening of a documentary film on Bollywood called Bollywood: The World's … [Read more...]

Katrina Kaif : From Nothing… to Everywhere

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There are still some, or rather many, who claim that Katrina Kaif is only surviving in the industry courtesy her god-like figure and her to-die-for looks. Simply speaking, two points of arguments there: one, she ain’t surviving, but thriving. And two, those who say that are just talking pure [rude word that starts with an innocent ‘bull’ and ends with something that I cannot … [Read more...]

Internet Savvy Bollywood – Twittering and Blogging Stars

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A lot of us probably read about the flurry of star activity on Twitter recently when Bollywood stars reacted to Osama Bin Laden being killed at long last by American forces. While most in the Hindi movie industry hailed and cheered the death of an arch villain, there were some Bollywood celebrities who made some very pertinent comments on Twitter – In his characteristically … [Read more...]