Monday, March 31, 2008

Madhuri Dixit, Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor Join Bachchan Tour

Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit, Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor Join Bachchan Tour
Date: 03/31/2008:
Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit , Saif Ali Khan , and Shahid Kapoor have joined the Bachchan's international tour named Unforgettables is slated for July and August 2008. The tour will feature some of the biggest star from Bollywood which includes Amitabh Bachchan , son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter in law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan , Ritesh Deshmukh , Bipasha Basu and Akshay Kumar .

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Tanushree Dutta Controversy

Tanushree Dutta
Tanushree Dutta Controversy
Date: 03/31/2008:
Tanushree Dutta has been caught up into a controversy of sort. It's a case of "he said she said". She was recently at a shot for an item number for a song the movie, Horn Ok Please (2008) with choreographer Ganesh Acharya and actor Nana Patekar when she objected to some dance steps and/or the customs that she had to wear. Tanushree has filed a complaint with the Cine and Television Artistes Association (CINTAA). Tanushree was later replaced by Rakhi Sawant , the well known item girl in Bollywood. Rakhi may also get into trouble for not get a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Tanushree before shoting for the item number.

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Thursday, March 27, 2008

Rakhi Sawant Replaces Tanushree Dutta

Rakhi Sawant
Rakhi Sawant Replaces Tanushree Dutta
Date: 03/27/2008:
Rakhi Sawant has been signed to perform an item number in forthcoming movie Horn Ok Please (2008) being directed by Rakesh Sarang starring Muzzamil Ibrahim and Rimi Sen . This happended after the Tanushree Dutta , use was to do this item number, acted unprofessionally after she found out that her session with choreographer Ganesh Acharya was a rehearse for the dance steps vs the real shot. Tanushree was also upset after we began shooting and she stated to object to certain dance moves that involved the dancers to touch her. She locked herself in makeup van for many hours and hence the producers decided to replace her with Queen of Item Numbers, Rakhi Sawant .

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Comcast and BitTorrent To collaborate

03/27/2008:
Comcast and BitTorrent have agreed to become collaborators. A while back Comcast admitted to disrupting file sharing traffic based on the BitTorrent protocol which has caused some stir in what constitutes appropriate "network management" by Internet service providers. Comcast will no reconfiguring its networks to be manage data in a "protocol agnostic" manner.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Tata and Ford Deal Land Rover and Jaguar

03/25/2008:
Tata and Ford are all set to ink the deal on the future of Land Rover and Jaguar. The first part of the agreement would be the signing of the memorandum of understanding, or MoU, which is expected to be done in London Tuesday and then followed by an official announcement on Wednesday. The acquistion will probably be low key and is expected to fetch USD 2-3 billion for Ford. This will mark a new future for Tata, who recently announced the people's car , the Tata Nano. Tata's Ratan Tata will be at the signing.

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Monday, March 24, 2008

Deepika Padukone In Bangkok

Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone In Bangkok
Date: 03/24/2008:
Deepika Padukone is currently in Bangkok shooting for Nikhil Advani's Chandni Chowk To China (2008) along with costar Akshay Kumar . It also happens that Ranbir Kapoor is also in Bangkok not to be with girl friend Deepika, but instead to shot a photo session for Filmfare magazine. Other Bollywood stars currently in Bangkok include Anil Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna , Arshad Warsi and Amrita Rao shooting for Neera Vora's Shortcut (2008) . And Priyanka Chopra and Saif Ali Khan were in Bangkok last week for an ad shot.

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Lindsay Lohan as Marilyn Monroe in "The Last Sitting"

Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan as Marilyn Monroe in "The Last Sitting"
Date: 03/24/2008
Back in 1962, Marilyn Monroe posed for photographer Bert Stern for a series of shots that are now known as "The Last Sitting." The photos were taken over a few session at the Hotel Bel Air and are are amoung the most famous photos of one of Hollywood's most famous actress, Marilyn Monroe. Now Stern has attempted to repeat of famous shots with Lindsay Lohan .

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Friday, March 21, 2008

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Going On World Tour

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Going On World Tour
Date: 03/21/2008:
There is no vacation for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan this summer. She has been busy the last six months finish her movies and now she will be travling on a world tour called Unforgettables along with her husband, Abhishek Bachchan , and father in law, Amitabh Bachchan .

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Harman Baweja And Priyanka Chopra Love Story 2050

Harman Baweja And Priyanka Chopra Love Story 2050
Date: 03/21/2008:
Another father trying to launch his son into the Bollywood film industry. When director Harry Baweja releases is long awaited movie Love Story 2050 (2008) , it will mark the debut of his son Harman Baweja . Harman Baweja is going to play a role opposite former Miss World Priyanka Chopra in the film title Love Story 2050 (2008) . The movie will be the first Bollywood scifi movie and has been a budget of over of Rs 60 crores. The movie contains a lot of special effects and will be in line with many Hollywood movies. Will Harry have the same success as Rakesh Roshan did for his son Hrithik Roshan when he released Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai?

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Microsoft's Open XML document standard

03/21/2008:
Microsoft's Open XML document standard not approved by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). ISO member-countries had eceived request for recommendation from ECMA six months ago and ISO will take a final decision based on global response on March 29. Given that more than 95% of Office applications are Microsoft products, this will be a big blow to Microsoft. Now will have to see how this effects the rival ODF format has been developed by a consortium called the Organisation for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) which has been supported by IBM, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems and others.

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Jodha Akbar A Big Success

Jodha Akbar A Big Success
Date: 03/20/2008:
Jodha Akbar (2008) has had a great start for the movie as well as for Bollywood in 2008. The movie has grossed over Rs 120 crore worldwide since its release one month ago. Of that Rs 90 crores from within India and the remaining from the rest of the world. The movie stars the Dhoom 2 pair of Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and the Oscar nominated director Ashutosh Gowariker . Ashutosh has previosly directed Lagaan and Swades. Even with the bans in several Indian states that was faced by the movie, the movie did very well in the opening weeks. The film was released on 1000 screens of which 400 were through digital cinemas within India. The movie was dubbed in Hindi, Telegu, and Tamil and released in 25 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and West Asia.

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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Highest Paid Actress In Bollywood

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Highest Paid Actress In Bollywood
Date: 03/19/2008:
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is setting new records, this time for the proposed pay check that she will take home for her role opposite Rajnikanth 's in Shankar's Robot (2008) . Aishwarya will be paid a whopping Rs 4 crores (Rs.40 million) following her Bollywood movie success hat trick with Guru (2007) , Dhoom 2 (2007) and Jodha Akbar (2008) . In comparision Rajnikanth will be paid Rs 15 crores.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Soha Ali Khan In Legal Trouble

Soha Ali Khan
Soha Ali Khan In Legal Trouble
Date: 03/18/2008:
Soha Ali Khan has found herself faced with legal trouble. The trouble started in regrads to her father, former cricketer Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, allegedly using a gun issued in her name to kill a black buck Jhajjar district. The gun licence was issued to Soha in November 1996, when she was only 18 years and 1 month old, and the minimum age limit for getting a gun license is 21 years.

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Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone For Royal Challengers IPL

03/18/2008:
Katrina Kaif and Bangalore girl Deepika Padukone will be shooting for an ad to promote the Royal Challengers team of the Indian Premier League (IPL) . The team is owned by industrialist Vijay Mallya. The ad will also contain cricketer Rahul Dravid , Zahir Khan and Virat Kohli is will be directed by Sanjay Gupta. Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) has also planned a similar ad campaing for his Kolkata Knight Riders IPL team.

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Monday, March 17, 2008

Sania Mirza Move Into Pre Quarterfinal At Pacific Life Open

Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza Move Into Pre Quarterfinal At Pacific Life Open
03/17/2008:
Sania Mirza advanced to the pre quarterfinal at the Pacific Life Open being played at Indian Wells, California. Sania beat Shahar Peer (Israel) 6-7 (7), 7-5, 6-3 in the third round match. The 21 year old Hyderabadi will now face Slovak Daniela Hantuchova.

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Saturday, March 15, 2008

Katrina Kaif On Cover Of March 2008 Maxim India

Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif On Cover Of March 2008 Maxim India
Date: 03/15/2008:
Katrina Kaif will be featured on the March 2008 cover of Maxim India . The magazine will also feature a interview with the Bollywood star Katrina.

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Friday, March 14, 2008

Acer Aspire 5315 Laptop

03/14/2008:
Acer announced the avaliability of Acer Aspire 5315 in India. The new laptop will be priced at Rs 22,219 and is powered by Intel Celeron M550 and comes with the features like Linux operating system, built-in CrystalEye Webcam, Intel Wireless WiFi, 3D Sonic Sound System, 15.4-inches WXGA Acer CrystalBrite TFT LCD display, 120GB HDD, 1GB RAM, DVD super multi 8x double layer and ePowerManagement.

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Deepika Padukone On A Role

Deepika Padukone Priyanka Chopra
Deepika Padukone On A Role
Date: 03/14/2008:
Deepika Padukone has been choosen by Pepsi to be their new brand ambassador. Deepika Padukone will replace the current brand ambassador Priyanka Chopra . Just recently Deepika shot for an advertisement for Pepsi with Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) and her boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor . And now it seems that Priyanka Chopra is also making news about her relationship with cricketer Sreesanth. So whatever happened to Harmaan Baweja?

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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Indian In Forbes Top Billionaires List

03/06/2008:
Forbes list of worlds billionaires includes some with an Indian background. While the top stop is now taken up by Warren Buffett (American investor), followed by Carlos Slim Helu (Mexican telecom) and William Gates III (Microsoft cofounder). The next three spots belong to Lakshmi Mittal (owner of the world’s largest steel maker), Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani , Anil Dhirubhai Ambani (Reliance Industries Chairman) and then at number eight we have KP Singh (DLF Chairman).

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Ranbir Kapoor Opposite Katrina Kaif

Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor Opposite Katrina Kaif
Date: 03/06/2008:
Ranbir Kapoor has been signed by Raj Kumar Santoshi for his next film. Ranbir made way in Bollywood with his performance in his debut film Saawariya . Now he will play the lead opposite Katrina Kaif .
Ranbir Kapoor will also be working with director Siddharth Anand in a film opposite Bipasha Basu . In the movie Ranbir will have three different looks since be seen in three different ages 17 to 28 to 35. The movie is titled Bachna Ae Haseenon (2008) .

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Monday, March 03, 2008

Malaika Arora and Amrita Arora In An Item Number For Movie Kidnap

Malaika Arora Khan Amrita Arora
Malaika Arora and Amrita Arora In An Item Number For Movie Kidnap
Date: 03/03/2008:
The Arora sisters will be seen together in an item number in the upcoming movie being directed by Sanjay Gadhvi’s titled Kidnap . Malaika Arora Khan and Amrita Arora will shot the song along with Sanjay Dutt during March 08, the song has been choreographed by Remo. Malaika has appeared in many items numbers in movies like Bichoo, Maa Tujhe Salaam, Kaante, Kaal, Heyy Babyy and Welcome .

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