In terms of box office success, last year was not so fruitful for Vidya Balan but the actress says professionally she has come a long way and has learnt to voice her opinion confidently.
"Last year there were lessons to be learnt. Professionally, I've learnt to say no to projects I don't want to do. I'm no longer apologetic about voicing my opinion. I guess I've become more confident and therefore more assertive," Vidya told IANS.
Karan Johar has patched up with Anurag Kashyap and offered the talented filmmaker a job as a dialogue writer at the behest of director Renzel d'Silva.
To be produced by Karan's Dharma Productions, the film will be directed by d'Silva.
Director Imtiaz Ali locked horns with Saif Ali Khan over the casting of the leading lady for their next film and it was the former who won. The director of "Jab We Met" fame has cast Deepika Padukone instead of Kareena Kapoor with the actor.
It's not official yet. But Saif's first production will start shooting in May 2008. It won't star Saif's ladylove Kareena. The matter in fact became a big bone of contention between producer Saif and director Imtiaz.
TV tycoon Ekta Kapoor openly admits that Prachi Desai, the protagonist in her soap "Kkasam Se" and the winner of the "Jhalalk Dikhla Jaa" title, is her most favourite actor at Balaji Telefilms.
"I'm so thrilled she has won 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa'. Prachi is my blue-eyed baby. I wish her absolutely the best in life," Ekta told IANS in an interview.
After doing the experimental "No Smoking" and the semi-experimental "Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal", John Abraham says he isn't deliberately heading for the experimental mode.
"I'm not aiming to be an art house actor or anything so lofty. I know my limitations. And I've been working my way around them. To me, doing a 'No Smoking' is as valid as doing a 'Goal'," John told IANS.
Anupam Kher is shooting for a fascinating new film about the warm relationship between a man and his granddaughter in "Hawai Dada". And what makes it special is that veteran actress Tanuja is playing his wife.
Sushmita Sen finds herself in a soup as the Madurai branch of the Madras High Court issued a notice to her, earlier this week, over some comments made by her on â€˜pre-marital sexâ€™
Top stars of Bollywood like Amitabh Bachchan, Nana Patekar, Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif have stepped for a good cause and will be a part of the United Nationsâ€™ effort to control human trafficking in India.
On Monday night, Aseem Merchant who's shooting in Hyderabad for Boney Kapoor's Prabhu Deva-directed untitled actioner, got the surprise of his life from his co-star, Salman Khan.
"He made a sketch of me. It's so beautiful, so life-like and professional; I feel Salman can shape into one of the best artistes in the country."