Monday, January 10, 2011

Hrithik Roshan celebrates 37th Birthday Today

Hrithik Roshan celebrates 37th Birthday Today MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan is celebrating his 37th birthday today. According to sources, his wife Suzanne has planned something special for him which is a surprise.

There is also a buzz that close buddy Shah Rukh Khan will not miss the chance to wish him on this occasion and he will come from South Africa to do so and hearing about it he said, "I am not aware of anything like this. I feel that nobody should leave their work and it's just another day for me."

Hrithik went out with his family last night and he has no idea what are the plans for the day. He said, "I brought in my birthday with my family and my grandparents. They love the beachside area of a five star nearby, so for their sake I was with them. The gifts have started coming in.

On birthdays we are all made to feel extra special. The only

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Fake News Facebook Shutting Down on March 15th

This rumor is spreading all across the web that facebook would shut down its operations on March 15, 2011.
This news initiated from Twitter and later on got published on various blogs and news websites. The source mentioned everywhere is a press conference conducted by March Mark Zuckerberg outside his Palo Alto office.

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Jolie and Taylor swear like sailors: Johnny Depp

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has revealed Angelina Jolie has one thing common with legendary screen beauty Elizabeth Taylor - they can both "cuss like sailors".

The 'Pirates of the Caribbean star' was stunned to discover Jolie's penchant for curse words while they filmed their movie 'The Tourist' and admitted her swearing reminded him of the veteran actress, reported Vanity Fair magazine.

"I've had the honour and pleasure and gift of having known Elizabeth Taylor for a number of years. You know, you sit down with her, she sits there and cusses like a sailor and she's hilarious. Angie's got the same kind of thing, you know, the same approach," said Depp. 

Emma Watson chills out with school friends

 "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson had a back-to-school moment when she joined her school friends for dinner.

She met her friends in Brentwood, Los Angeles to share a festive dinner, reports

Watson looked "super relaxed" and enjoyed her favourite dishes like baked crab hand rolls, said sources.

Eminem to return to movies

Singer Eminem is planning to return to big screen with crime thriller "Random Acts of Violence".

The singer is said to be in talks to star in a film about an ex-conman who has just released from prison and is trying to stay on the right side of the law despite pressure from his former comrades, reports

Eminem made his debut in Hollywood with 2002 film "8 Mile".

Meanwhile, Eminem's comeback record, "Recovery", has been named as the top-selling album of 2010

Britney Spears poses seductively for new single cover

Pop princess Britney Spears is all set to release her new single and has struck a seductive pose for the cover.

The 29-year-old singer unveiled the cover art for her new single Hold It Against Me via micro-blogging site Twitter, revealing that the song is going to be officially released in the next few days, reported Daily Mail.

"Heard an early demo of my new single leaked. If u think that's good, wait til you hear the real one Tuesday (sic)," she tweeted.

The track is off her upcoming album, produced by Max Martin and Dr Luke. Luke recently said that he wanted the sound of the new album to "get harder" and "maybe a little more deep into electronic grimier".

Justin Bieber's nail polish collection sells out

Teen sensation Justin Bieber's newly released range of nail polishes has been flying off the shelves.

The One Less Lonely Girl nail polish collection has completely sold out in 3,000 Walmart stores across the US making it a phenomenal success, reported Sun online.

The 16-year-old singer released the collection of six nail polishes with names inspired from his hits like One Less Lonely GlitterPrized Possession Purple and Give Me The First Dance, available in different colours.

The collection also includes Step 2 the Beat of My Heart, which is laden with heart-shaped glitter.

Shweta Salve to co-host Dance India Dance

Popular actress Shweta Salve, a dance enthusiast, is now set to co-host Zee TV's reality show Dance India Dance Doubles along with actor Jay Bhanushali, and she is extremely upbeat about it.

"I am very excited to be part of this iconic show because this is the only show which is for the public, who get a larger than life platform to showcase their talent.

"Getting to host a dance reality show is a different high altogether as I know how contestants feel on stage before and after their performance because I have been a contestant once and can relate to their feelings," Shweta said in a press statement.

Dance India Dance Doubles will see three judges - Geeta

Ashmit, Khali happy for Shweta's Bigg Boss victory, Dolly nonchalant

Bigg Boss 4 finalists Ashmit Patel and The Great Khali are all cheers for actress Shweta Tiwari's victory on the reality show Saturday, but her rival Dolly Bindra says she "doesn't care".

Khali walked away as the first runner up, Ashmit became the second runner-up and Dolly took the fourth spot in the grand finale of the show. Shweta was visibly happy and content with the viewers' decision, and Khali and Ashmit were happy for her too.

"She is a very nice girl and I am very happy that she has won," Khali told reporters after the finale.

Ashmit said he shared a good bond with

Item numbers spicing up small screen too!

Racy songs and sizzling moves like in Sheila Ki Jawani are no longer limited to Bollywood, discos and weddings. The small screen too is cashing in on their popularity with TV actresses grooving to item numbers in pre-wedding or party sequences in soaps.

Popular item numbers are being interspersed with the story to jazz up the proceedings in Zee TV's Ram Milayee Jodi, Mera Naam Karegi Roshan and Sangini, Colors' Laagi Tujhse Lagan, Sony's Baat Hamari Pakki Hai and STAR Plus' Pratigya to name some of the serials.

Ajay Bhalwankar, programming head for Sony, admits there is a rise in the frequency with which Bollywood item numbers are being used on TV shows these days but points out that the trend isn't entirely new.

Didn't use daughter's name to win Bigg Boss: Shweta Tiwari

Shweta Tiwari, the first woman to bag the Bigg Boss title, says people feel she had got sympathy votes for being a single mother, but she never used her daughter to win the show.

Many of Shweta's fellow contestants felt that she kept talking about her daughter on the show and that would have led her to win, but the popular television actress completely refutes such claims.

"I never said it, everyone in the house used to say that Shweta is a single mother and she needs this money. I'm not so weak that I will use my daughter to win. I am capable enough that even if I would have

Malaika is a yoga junkie

Kareena Kapoor has led many of her friends to follow yoga. Malaika Arora Khan is the latest to be added to the list that includes  the likes of Saif Ali Khan, Tusshar Kapoor and Amrita Arora Ladhak.

Says Malaika, "I have been learning yoga for some time. Kareena and Amu (Amrita Arora) introduced me to it. Payal Gidwani has been training me. I do yoga thrice a week at home with Payal, alternating it between gym and pilates. Now I really look forward to my sessions with Kareena and Amu. We are yoga junkies."

While Malaika has been introduced to asanas by Kareena, Malaika's husband Arbaaz has been a 'yoga junkie' for many years.

"Arbaaz is into rituals and holistic

Sachin, Bips, Bebo on duty evader list

Sachin Tendulkar may be the toast of the nation today with a series of sterling performances in South Africa, but he has earned a rap on his knuckles from the Collector of Stamps (Enforcement) for not paying stamp duty on some of his endorsements.

Some of India's biggest Bollywood names have also incurred the stamp duty office's wrath for not paying the duty despite several notices.

A final intimation notice is now being sent to celebrities who continue raking in the moolah thanks to their mega deals but have allegedly defaulted on the stamp duty.

"As per our records, a few celebrities and

Why is Ranveer Singh hiding?

Ranveer Singh might be the toast of the town presently but it won't last if things continue the way they are at the moment.

When he should be out there capitalising on his hit, Singh is actually in hiding.

Many filmmakers who are trying to reach the Band Baaja Baaraat actor have no way to do so as no one has his number!

This is exactly the difference in the star status of the three-film-old Anushka Sharma and the one-film-old Sonakshi Sinha. Being accessible has it perks.

Arbaaz Khan is looking at investments

Post the success of Dabangg, Arbaaz Khan is looking at investments. As reported  the actor-producer was investing in commercial property in Andheri for Rs 60 crore.

He says, "I am in talks to make an investment. But it definitely isn't to the scale of what was reported."

A source close to him says, "He isn't looking at shifting his office base to Andheri, it is just an investment offer he's considering."

Farah is directing the Triumph lingerie show

Farah Khan is directing the Triumph lingerie show for the third year in the row. Says a friend of the director, "Even though she wasn't in the mood to do this show at the moment, it is an old commitment, and she wanted to honour it."

Farah Khan celebrates her birthday on January 9 along with first cousin Farhan Akhtar (while Hrithik Roshan is a day later).

Farah says, "When we were kids Farhan and I used to be part of a group called Capri 9 as we are both Capricornians. We hung around together doing fun things."

Farah left for Aamby Valley to bring in her birthday with family and friends. While in Aamby, Salman Khan has invited Farah as a special guest on his Big Boss sets.

Ajay Devgn to launch an entertainment portal

After a successful year at the box office with releases  like Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge, Rajneeti, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai and Golmaal 3 and entering the real estate business, Ajay Devgn is now launching an entertainment portal.

Says a source close to Ajay, "Along with his partners, Ajay is a part of a new ticketing cum entertainment website called This website is a one-stop portal for tickets to movies, concerts, plays and sports events.

This website has everything you need from film reviews given by experts to exciting features, celebrity news and interviews, interesting trivia and more.

Ajay wanted a complete portal which would feature everything from upcoming movies and concerts to celebrity

Harman Baweja stands second in Poker Championship

Harman Baweja stood second in the recently held India Poker Championship (IPC) in Goa. However, the actor took part in the tournament just to enjoy the game at the behest of a friend.

Talking about his love for poker Harman says, "I was in Goa for a friend's birthday and we got to know about the IPC being held around the same time. My friend Sameer suggested I participate in the tournament. Even though initially I was apprehensive I decided to take part just for the fun of it."

While he sat for the game with a casual attitude, he soon got involved in it as the hands progressed. "Yes, I did want to win when I started playing. I think when you play any game the intention is to win it. So it felt great when I was playing contenders and winning rounds. My stack

Sunny Deol loves his Audi

Sunny Deol loves to drive. So much so, the actor actually had his Audi transported to Chandigarh where the crew was shooting to drive up to Manali.

And he was the safest driver on sets. Samir Karnik, director Yamla Pagla Deewana says, "Sunny Sir is the safest person behind the wheel! So whenever there was a scene with a car involved, we would immediately assign it to him.

Whatever had to be driven -- buggy, Maruti, tractor -- and there were all those in the film! He was the driver of choice!" 

Salman gets impish with Katrina

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The 17th Annual Star Screen Awards has been fraught with many exciting moments but the funniest was Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif small exchange.

Said a source present at the awards, "Salman was sitting outside his van when Katrina had finished her performance and crossed him to reach her vanity van parked next to his.

Salman called out to her warmly and asked her to join him. When she came, Salman got up, hugged her and even kissed her on the cheek in full view of everyone. It was obvious by the act that the two were comfortable in each other's company."

Work some fat off, Kareena's way

Kareena Kapoor believes in the two F's very strongly, friendship and fitness. She will fly down from Switzerland to Mumbai for the launch of her dietician's new book: Women and the Weight Loss Tamasha on January 15.

Rujuta, a fitness professional, had earlier written Don't Lose Your Mind Lose Your Weight, which had also been launched by Kareena.

For the new book, Women and the Weight Loss Tamasha, Kareena has not just lent her voice to the narration of the complementary audio-book which comes with the book has also mangaged to write a personal note for each copy.

The book is a comprehensive one on women, food and everything between puberty and marriage to pregnancy and

Ash avoids awkward moment with Salman

At the recently held 17th Annual Star Screen Awards, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan avoided a potentially awkward moment with Salman Khan, with dignity and some quick thinking.

A source present at the event said, "The closing act of the awards was performed by Aishwarya on many of her popular hits.  As she reached the backstage much ahead of time for her performance, she decided to rest at the nearby lounge till her performance was announced.

But before Ash could enter the lounge she bumped into Vidya Balan and the two exchanged pleasantries for some time.

After her conversation Ash went inside, glanced around

Vidya Balan is unapologetic

Vidya Balan sets the tone for a serious interview with her outfit - a sobre coloured sabya, little make up and thick glasses.

She talks about her film No One Killed Jessica and how the big names in the industry attended the premiere. She is candid in admitting that she pours all her resources into the characters and she does all the necessary homework before she reaches the sets.

When all her contemporaries are happiest essaying parts they can relate to and rejecting parts that's just not them, Vidya revels in playing characters that are so removed from who she is that there is none of her on screen. She sees no fun in Vidya playing Vidya. That explains why this well-behaved Iyer girl agreed to play the porn star Silk Smitha in Dirty Picture.

Makers of Patiala House rope in cricketers

Makers of 'Patiala House' have roped in a few former and current cricket players to feature with Akshay Kumar, essaying the role of a pace bowler in the movie.

Producer Bhushan Kumar (of T-series) said director Nikhil Advani was very keen that the producers do justice to the script and that's when the idea to bring in cricketers clicked.

Former and current cricketers like Nasir Hussain, Brendon McCullum, Herschelle Gibbs, Kieron Pollard, Andrews Symonds, Kamran Akmal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Graham Gooch, Wasim Akram, Matthew Hayden are part of the matches in the film featuring the 44-year-old Bollywood star.

"In the film, Akshay is playing for England and

Deepika to attend Imran's pre-wedding bash

Bollywood heartthrob Imran Khan, who has kept his pre-wedding rituals a complete family affair, is expected to have his movie "Break-Ke Baad" co-star and friend actress Deepika Padukone to be part of the ceremony.

Imran is tying the knot with his childhood sweetheart Avantika Malik Jan 10.

"Being a Mehndi and Sangeet ceremony, it would be a complete family affair and no Bollywood actors are to be seen today (Saturday). Only Deepika, Imran's close friend, is expected to be part of the ceremony," said a statement by his publicist.

The family, which includes Imran's parents

Film very real, will immortalise Jessica: Sabrina Lall

Sabrina Lall absolutely loved Rajkumar Gupta's No One Killed Jessica, a film based on the murder of her sister model Jessica Lall. Having fought a long legal battle for bringing her sister's killer to book, Sabrina says the film immortalises Jessica and hopes murdered teenager Aarushi Talwar too gets justice.

"It was eerie...and very moving. We were all deeply relieved by how true to life the film has turned out," Sabrina said after watching a special screening for her in Delhi.

"When we agreed to let them make the movie, me and and family had been warned about the 'Bollywood types'. We were told, 'You don't know what you are getting into. Why have you given the NOC? Now they'll just do

Big B admires 'disciplined' southern film industry

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently did a cameo in actor Mohanlal's Malayalam film Kandahar, says he admires the discipline in southern cinema.

"They may be in different language, but when the camera rolls we are all the same - professional, disciplined and nervous as hell! I have always admired the sense of discipline in the South," Amitabh wrote on his blog.

"Have admired their management qualities and the reverence they show to fellow artists and to the profession. We in the Western parts of the nation still have a long way to go before we can match up to them in this, but I think that we are getting there.

"Cinema from the state of Kerala has always

Aishwarya Rai still endorses L'Oreal

Officials of cosmetic firm L'Oreal Paris have denied reports that Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has been replaced by Frieda Pinto as the new brand ambassador.

Reports of Frieda replacing Aishwarya came up after the Slumdog Millionaire star featured in L'Oreal's 'Happy New Year' television commercial.

"We are shocked and surprised to read in some sections of the media/press about Ms. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan being replaced as the face of L'Oreal Paris," said an official statement from the firm.

"L'Oreal Paris strongly reiterates that this is absolutely untrue and that Ms. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan continues to be our

If Yamla... does well, will bring its sequel: Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol, who is in his home state with father Dharmendra and brother Bobby to promote his forthcoming film Yamla Pagla Deewana that boasts of Punjabi tadka, says if the comedy garners good revenues at the box office they will make a sequel.

"Whenever a film did well, we got a sequel to it. This trend is fast emerging in Bollywood. Therefore if Yamla Pagla Deewana does well, then we will also bring its sequel," said Sunny who was here to promote the film and is confident that the people of his state will welcome the movie.

"We always like to come to Punjab and this time we have come for the promotion of our film. We don't need to do anything extraordinary to attract the attention of the people here. We know that

Sheila Ki Manmaani

Sheila Ki ManmaaniKatrina Kaif wanted original choreographer Geeta Kapoor to direct her in two award show performances. Had to settle for only one, Ganesh Hegde will guide her steps in the other

Katrina Kaif will be performing at two award functions this time. She will groove to the beat of Sheila Ki Jawaani. For one award function she has the original choreographer of the song Geeta Kapoor. 

And for the other performance, she will dance to the tunes of Ganesh Hegde, even though her heart was set on Geeta. 

Kat is very comfortable with Geeta and feels has given her steps that helped in making the song a rage. 

Also Kapoor patiently worked with the actress for many days till she got all the moves down pat. 

And she wants to recreate the experience, whenever possible.

She tried