The idealist utopia, crushing Asian children

Bollywood’s biggest international success, after many expensive and absurd attempts to break through abroad, was the 2009 film “3 Idiots.” Based on a novel by the Indian writer Chetan Bhagat, the movie follows three engineering students struggling to realize their deepest desires against the punitive strictures of teachers and parents.

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Incredible India?

by Prem Sagar

Read it and open your eyes about great India:

900 million people earn only 20 rupees per day in India.

Out of which 500 million people earns only 10 rupees per day.

Out of which 250 million makes only 5 rupees per day.

Out of which 50 million people makes nothing.

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Saif Ali Khan all set to marry Kareena on Oct 16

By: Subhash K Jha

The wedding date is confirmed by Saif ‘s mother Sharmila Tagore. The other details about the wedding of the year have come to light through reliable sources close to both families.

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Agneepath Film Review

I recently got an opportunity to watch Karan Johar’s revival of Agneepath, a project that was originally done by his father a couple of decades ago. While the original film had been a colossal flop, to say the least, the re-make of the film was nothing short of an experience of a life-time.

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Juhi Chawla admits old age comes in the way

The effervescent Juhi Chawla has been to Ahmedabad twice in the last month.

She tells us that she might become a regular person visiting Ahmedabad in 2012 because of the variety of projects she is offered. In a chirpy chat, Juhi reveals how she is happy only acting. Excerpts from the interview:

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After Motorway Accident, Injured Veena Returns!

Veena Malik, whose car was hit by a speeding vehicleen route from Islamabad to Lahore on May 16, has recovered from her injuries and is set to make an appearance on television in the next couple of days.

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Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja given 7 years for rape

Award-winning Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja was sentenced to seven years in prison ofor raping his maid, his lawyer said, in a case that shocked the world’s largest film industry.

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Salman Khan celebrating 45th birthday today

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is celebrating his 45th birthday today. Salman Khan was born on Dec 27th, 1965. He made his screen debut in 1988 with the film Biwi Ho To Aisi. Salman Khan has been one of the top stars of Bollywood for over two decades.

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Pakistan’s film industry and cinema culture

The death of Pakistani cinema

A curled moustache, a devious smile followed by booming evil laughter and the villain of a Pakistani film has captured the heroine. With her pleas for help, often followed by distressed movements to escape, the hero may enter the scene. A fight scene ensues, along withdhsoom sounds and long periods . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s film industry and cinema culture

Stand united against promotion of Indian films in Pakistan

At a press conference by the United Producers Association (UPA) on Monday, actors voiced their opinions and ideas regarding the current situation of the industry. Celebrities including Atiqa Odho, Tanveer Jamal, Sajid Hasan, Faisal Rehman, Faisal Qureshi,  Adnan Gilani, Arbaaz Khan and Bakhtiar Ahmed all spoke volumes on how to revive the film industry in . . . → Read More: Stand united against promotion of Indian films in Pakistan