Nandita Das has been called a filmstar 'with a social conscience, more keen to talk about women's empowerment and human rights than participate in the glamour of Bollywood. CNN's Anjali Rao catches up with Das, for the show CNN Talk Asia, in a sound studio as she is post-producing her directorial movie debut In Such Times.
Spunky Jiah Khan, who wasn't seen much after her debut in the controversial "Nishabd", says she was waiting for "Ghajini" to roll out. In it, co-star Aamir Khan presents her in a different avatar.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, says he is confident that his team will win the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 trophy.
Former actres Raveena Tadnon is happy that her father Ravi Tandon is being honoured by Dadasaheb Phalke Academy for his excellent work as a director in films like "Anhonee", "Khel Khel Mein" and "Khuddar" in the 70s.
He belongs to the first family of the Hindi film industry- 'The Kapoor Khandaan' and is the son of one of Hindi cinema's finest actors Shammi Kapoor. With such an illustrious legacy, films had to happen to him one day or the other. He has already directed 3 English cross-over films but the thing that is getting him all excited these days is his acting debut.
Aamir Khan is readying for his next release "Jaane Tu", which is the launch pad of his nephew Imran, and says the biggest news about the film is that it marks the return of his cousin Mansoor Khan.
A few important dates in history: 1st January-New Year, 15th August- India got independence, 26th January- India got its Republic Day, 2nd October- Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, and in that same breath….16th August - Bollywood got its 'Prince' Charming in the form of Saif Ali Khan!
Padmini Kolhapure, who entered films as a child actor and later went on to give quite a few hits, is all set for a comeback of sorts with "Daughter" and the actress says returning to movies was a natural choice.
He started out as an action hero in a series of Khiladi films. Before you thought he could do only maar-dhaad kind of roles, he shifted gears and ticked your funny bone in some hilarious films like Hera Pheri, Garam Masala and Bhagam Bhag.
Director Sanjay Gupta's niece and budding actress Neha Oberoi, who features in the upcoming film "Woodstock Villa", does not believe that having connections in Bollywood helps in the long run.