Among those also making the cut this year: 'Gaslight,' 'Zoot Suit,' 'Real Women Have Curves,' 'Before Stonewall' and 'Platoon.' Purple Rain, Amadeus, She's Gotta Have It and Clerks — this year's biggest public vote-getter — plus seven films directed by women, including Boys Don't Cry, are among the latest cinematic treasures chosen for the Library of Congress' National Film Registry, it was announced Wednesday. The list of 25 films picked to be preserved for future generations also includes Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) and Gaslight (1944), like Boys Don't Cry starrer Hilary Swank featuring an Oscar-winning best actress performance (by Sissy Spacek and Ingrid Bergman, respectively), and another timeless classic with a great leading lady, Sleeping Beauty (1959). Four feature documentaries made it — Madeline Anderson's I Am Somebody (1970), Martin Scorsese's The Last … [Read more...] about ‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Amadeus,’ ‘Boys Don’t Cry,’ ‘Clerks’ Enter National Film Registry
Not so long ago, Gauri Khan had reacted to Shah Rukh Khan's sudden sabbatical after the Zero debacle and had said that he required the break very much. Gauri had also asserted that she's happy that now, she can travel the world while SRK can look after their little one, AbRam. However, Gauri had assured that SRK will resume work, very soon as cinema is his passion and he can't be away from it for a long time. Meanwhile, rumours of Shah Rukh Khan signing Dhoom 4, Don 3 and Rajkumar Hirani's next, keep floating around. Shah Rukh, who's all set to return as the host of TED Talks India Season 2, addressed the rumours of his next film and said, "I am taking time to think, and reading two or three scripts right now. As soon as they are ready, I'll be ready too but most of the people around me are busy, so I will announce it when the time is right. Till then, the rumours are bound to fly! Some of them have given me great ideas. There was one film called Tarzan and Jane, and I felt like doing … [Read more...] about After Gauri, Shah Rukh Khan Reveals When His Sabbatical Will End!
Shalini Pandey had mesmerised everyone with her infectious charm and acting prowess in the Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy and we can confirm that her big Bollywood launch will be as Ranveer Singh's heroine in Jayeshbhai Jordaar, which is releasing next year. Shalini debuts with this Yash Raj Films production whose storyline celebrates women empowerment. The talented young actress will also be managed by YRF going forward. YRF has always discovered supremely talented outsiders like Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Bhumi Pednekar, etc who have become stars in their own right. So, one can imagine that Shalini will definitely be an actress to watch out for given YRF's trust in backing her as the leading lady opposite a powerhouse performer like Ranveer. The producer of Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Maneesh Sharma, who has cast Shalini in the film speaks highly of this 25-year old actress. "Our script and the vision of the film demanded a fresh face for the leading lady's part. Shalini's audition was … [Read more...] about Arjun Reddy’s Shalini Pandey Is Ranveer Singh’s Heroine In YRF’s Jayeshbhai Jordaar!
Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol-Rani Mukerji starrer Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is one of those cult films in Bollywood which continues to hold a special place in our hearts. With memorable characters and dialogues, the film enjoys an immense fan-following. Not just us, even director Karan Johar is still in awe of his directorial debut. Last night, the filmmaker recreated the 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' moment with Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan at a Bollywood themed party. Here's what happened next. How About A Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Reboot? Karan Johar took to his Instagram to share a bunch of photos from the bash where he dressed up as Rahul from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. His close pals, Gauri Khan and Kajal Anand channeled their inner 'Tina' and 'Anjali'. Shah Rukh Khan's Cute Expression Steals The Show The filmmaker captioned the pictures as, "So BREAKING NEWS! We attended our dear friends @bindraamritpal's 90's BOLLYWOOD theme bash! So KKHH it was for us! @gaurikhan channelled her inner TINA @putlu channelled … [Read more...] about Gauri Khan-Karan Johar’s Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Recreation Leaves Shah Rukh Khan Embarrassed!
Throwback Thursday is here and we've brought to you yet another 'old is gold' feature featuring Amitabh Bachchan. Big B is not only a megastar, he is an icon; a living legend. He has not only given us classic films but also has won millions of hearts with his humility. If that does not make a star a superstar, what else will? Currently, Mr Bachchan is not only popular among every kind of audiences but is also one of the richest celebrities of B-town. But, did you know that there was a time when Amitabh Bachchan went bankrupt and had to pay a huge debt of Rs 90 crore? When Amitabh Bachchan's Company Was In A Financial Mess It all happened when Big B's company, Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL) was plagued by financial difficulties following Big B's bankruptcy. The company was established in 1996 and later found itself in a deep financial mess. In 1999, ABCL approached BIFR (Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction) to be rated as a sick company. In 2003, Big B … [Read more...] about When Amitabh Bachchan Went Bankrupt & Had To Pay Off Debt Of Rs 90 Cr: SRK’s Mohabbatein Helped Him