Sunday, October 29, 2006

2007 to start off with 3 big releases

10/12/2006
2007 to start off with 3 big releases. Ta Ra Rum Pum (2007) by Yash Raj, Salaam E Ishq (2007) directed by Nikhil Advani and Fool and Final (2007) by Firoz A. Nadiadwala are scheduled to be released January 2007. Eklavya, The Royal Guard (2007) , Metro and Hat Trick will be release in Feburary 2007. UTV will also release Mira Nair’s The Namesake (2007) in March. Sony has officially announced Saanvariya (2007) being directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali will release in Diwali 2007 (9th November), another film scheduled for release in October is Ashutosh Gowariker’s Jodha Akbar (2007) . The historical multi-crore Jodha Akbar (2007) , starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai , will begin shooting in November 2006 and will ready for on 12th October 2007.

Amitabh Bachchan celebrated his birthday on october 11

10/12/2006
As Amitabh Bachchan celebrated his birthday on october 11, the French government announced it would honour Amitabh with the 'Officer of the Legion of Honour' – the country’s highest civilian award. He would be receving the award for his contribution to Indian and international cultural cinema. Previously Amitabh Bachchan had his voice in the French film March of the Penguins directed by Luc Jacquet.

Katrina Kaif Out of Remake Of Sholay

Bollywood Actresses Picture Gallery Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif Out of Remake Of Sholay
Date: 10/11/2006
Katrina Kaif has opted out of Ramu's remake of Sholay cites dates problems, but Ramu says otherwise. Verma had announced that Katrina is no longer playing Radha in his Sholay because of her diction. Katrina is currently busy with the following films, Vipul Shah's Namaste London , Anees Bazmi's Welcome and David Dhawan's Partner .

Friday, October 27, 2006

Google is buying YouTube for $1.65 billion

10/10/2006
Google, internet search leader, is buying YouTube for $1.65 billion in a all-stock deal. This will give Google access to another growing market for publishing their ads. YouTube was stared by Chad Hurley in his garage in February 2005 and has grown to shows more than 100 million video clips per day.

Neha Dhupia was recently in Beverly Hills, California shooting for a television commercial

10/05/2006
Neha Dhupia was recently in Beverly Hills, California shooting for a television commercial for a new line of luxury skin care products. The T.V. commercial was directed by Tim Mewton.

Vipul Shah's Namaste London caught up in a minor controversy

10/05/2006
Vipul Shah is currently directing his next film called Namaste London starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif which has been caught up in a minor controversy. The controversy happended when Katrina Kaif entered a holy shrine in Ajmer wearing a skirt. Since then Vipul has decided to delete those scenes from the movie.

Vipul Shah's Namaste London caught up in a minor controversy

10/05/2006
Vipul Shah is currently directing his next film called Namaste London starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif which has been caught up in a minor controversy. The controversy happended when Katrina Kaif entered a holy shrine in Ajmer wearing a skirt. Since then Vipul has decided to delete those scenes from the movie.

Lage Raho Munnabhai Oscars Entry

Lage Raho Munnabhai Oscars Entry
Date: 10/02/2006
Lage Raho Munnabhai will be submitted to for the Oscars as an independent entry. Producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra has decided this after the much success and fan demand of the film. The movie is also scheduled to be screened at the University of Southern California on 27th October for the college cinema students and the press from Hollywood.

Karan Johar to endorse the products of Hewlett & Packard

10/03/2006
Karan Johar to endorse the products of Hewlett & Packard. This will mark as the first endorement for Karan, who says "I don’t want to start selling soap".

Scarlett Johansson named the Sexiest Woman Alive

09/30/2006
Scarlett Johansson , 21-year-old actress, named the Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire magazine. With her hourglass figure and her movie roles has made her a fan favorite. She will be featured on the magazine cover wearing a bra and a white Calvin Klein mini-dress. With more photos insides with some poses where she wears cleavage-baring black lingerie paired with an open white robe.

Nintendo Wii console will be available November 19th in the U.S.

09/29/2006
Nintendo Wii, pronounced "We", console will be available November 19th in the U.S. at the price of $249. It will include two controllers (the wireless Wii remote and the wired Nunchuck), and the five-in-one Wii Sports title. Some of the games that will be available are The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Excite Truck, Mario Strikers Charged, Madden NFL 07, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more. Visit http://wii.nintendo.com/games_list.html for the complete list.

Rang De Basanti Going To The Oscars

09/28/2006
Rang De Basanti has been selected to be nomination to the Oscars. The movie has successfully weaved historical facts with a contemporary theme. This will mark the 2nd Aamir Khan's film that has amde it to the Oscars after Lagaan.

Monday, October 16, 2006

Om Puri to star with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts

09/26/2006
Om Puri to star in yet another Hollywood film, this will is titled Charlie Wilson’s War and stars Hollywood actors Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Om Puri will play the role of ex Pakistan President Zia-Ul-Haq. The film is set during the period when Afghanistan was raided by U.S.S.R. and the Americans wanted to use the help of Pakistan to help Afghanistan get freedom from U.S.S.R. Shooting of the film will start next month with schedules in Morocco and USA.