Ashutosh Gowarikar is puzzled but defiantly resolute about the protests against Jodhaa Akbar which have now spread from Rajasthan to Bihar and Gujarat.
After months of maintaining a low profile, Rajkumar Hirani, the director of hits such as MUNNABHAI M.B.B.S. and LAGE RAHO MUNNABHAI, has decided to set the record straight. “I was busy locking the script of my new film. Also, I didn't feel the need to issue clarifications or deny rumors that were appearing in the media wildly,” the soft-spoken Hirani breaks the silence.
Ramu is a changed person. No longer willing to make films at the drop of a hit. No more the dial-a-quote wizard, this maverick moviemaker has mellowed, though not melted down. In a 'no-holds-barred' interview with Subhash K Jha, Ramu finally speaks up after months of silence.
"Yes I am doing Raju Hirani's film being produced by Vinod Chopra tentatively titled Idiots," writes Aamir Khan in the latest entry on his blog aamirkhan.com thus confirming the speculation about the fate of Hirani's film. Aamir had acknowledged before the release of Taare Zameen Par that he is considering Hirani and Vinod Chopra's offer provided he likes the final script. His latest post confirms reclusive superstar's plans post Ghajini Remake this year.
Saif Ali Khan says although he would love to team up with girlfriend Kareena Kapoor in all his productions, he has made it clear that he has not been instrumental in getting her a role in his untitled venture.
Diya Mirza is all set to change her prim image. She is acting in a comedy, "Fruit & Nut", directed by television's funny man Kunal Vijaykar.
"Jodhaa Akbar" lead pair Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan are optimistic that the historical romance will do well and the controversy over distortion of facts would disappear once people go to watch the film.
Hrithik Roshan is in the mood to do more work this year, to loosen up, and to have more fun while working. With his first costume drama and a second child around the corner, life never looked rosier for Hrithik. He speaks to Subhash K Jha.
Shockingly, the temperature in Mumbai had recently fallen to an all-time low of 8 degree Celsius. But the atmosphere inside Mehboob studios was hot. Why? Because Aishwarya Rai was present in the studio doing interviews for the promotion of Jodhaa Akbar.
Om Puri's latest international project Charlie Wilson's War directed by Mike Nichols of Silkwood and Closer fame has just been released abroad.