Blog: The power of Bollywood industry


By IndiaFM News Bureau

The biggest democracy nation of the world has yet to learn how to use democracy to its advantage. A nation where freedom of speech or protests are merely used to exploit Bollywood celebrities are constantly complaining why their government lacks efficiency improving lives of 'aam janta' (general public). The Janta or the public runs to protest if a celebrity is seen receiving a simple peck on the cheek, but fails to see positive cause of the campaign of AIDS awareness.

Subhash K Jha speaks about Taare Zameen Par


By Subhash K. Jha, IndiaFM

Aamir has lately shed his image of the 'one-man show-stopper'. In his directorial debut, he gives top billing to his juvenile hero, Darsheel Safary and happily and comfortably moves into a secondary position.

Aamir Khan is also known to be quite a perfectionist. I'm happy to say his directorial debut is not about the perfect shots. It's about getting it right by groping in the dark. It's about struggling to find a voice in a wacky and bustling wilderness…

Hrithik to star in Anurag Basu's next


By Subhash K
There's bad and good news for Hrithik Roshan's fans in 2008. Hrithik's next starrer would not be directed by his father. In fact, papa Roshan has decided to take a long sabbatical from direction.

But hold on. Rakesh Roshan is producing a film to start in July 2008 that will feature Hrithik in a never-before avatar. "It's an action thriller with a strong love story at its heart. Anurag Basu, whom both I and Hrithik think very highly of, is directing the film for us," reveals Rakesh Roshan a week before year-end, thereby putting an end to all wild speculation about the seriousness of Hrithik's knee injury.

Tata Elxsi renders visual effects for 'Taare Zameen Par'


By IndiaFM News

The animation industry that has grown manifold in India has achieved another milestone with Tata Elxsi's Visual Computing Labs rendering unique visual effects for Aamir Khan's home production 'Taare Zameen Par'.
Pankaj Khandpur, Creative Director, Visual Computing Labs, Tata Elxsi said, 'We have worked with Aamir Khan earlier on Lagaan and my team was well aware of the exacting standards that he expects. This film being his directorial debut as well made it even more exciting to work on. We had some of the most talented artists in their respective fields working with us on this project, including Dhimant Vyas with Claymation and Vaibhav Kumaresh with cell animation.