Everything you need to know about Meri Colony So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Meri Colony So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) It's Mother's day Sunday and TV celebrities are not inhibited when it comes to expressing their love for their mothers. From Shweta Tiwari to Rahul Mahajan, everybody feels that no one can understand a child better than the mother.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap might have not made movies like "Dev D" and "Gangs Of Wasseypur" if it hadn't been for Mahesh Bhatt.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Anurag Kashyap has revealed that Mahesh Bhatt lent him a helping hand and stopped him from quitting the film industry when he had lost all hopes.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Dancer-actor Javed Jaffrey, who tasted success as a producer with "Inshallah, Kashmir", says he now plans to direct a film and that it will happen soon.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says that actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui holds a special place in his heart and that they share a "silent" relationship.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Anurag Kashyap has revealed that he got his very first suit stitched for the big premiere of 'Black Friday,' but just then misfortune knocked on his door and the film got stalled.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) As a special treat to their mothers, a host of TV stars will team up with them for a "Meri Ma" special show on Mother's Day.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Doctors in a city hospital claim to have performed a rare "limb-salvage" surgery to avoid amputating the left leg of a 13-year-old Nigerian girl suffering from bone cancer.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Kunal Kohli rues how people have started viewing art as an investment rather than appreciating it as art itself. The son of art curator Yash Kohli says people should focus more on real art and not commercialise it.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A major fire broke out in west Delhi's Narela area around 1.35 p.m. Friday, fire service officials said. There was no immediate report of injury to anyone or loss of life.
Film: "Aashiqui 2"; Music Directors: Jeet Gangulli, Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari; Singers: Tulsi Kumar, KK, Arijit Singh, Mustafa Zahid, Shreya Ghoshal, Ankit Tiwari, and Palak Muchhal; Rating: ** 1/2
Himmatwala Ajay Devgan turned 44 today and still energetic and enthusiastic as he seemed when he started his career as a full time actor with ?Phool aur Kaante?, which gave his first filmfare award.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Ajay Devgn considers himself lucky that Kajol is his life partner.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) "Dilli Meri Hai", a special radio campaign is aimed at helping women - from housewives to working women to students, feel safe in enjoying life in the capital - be it in a park, movie hall or at a market place, fearlessly.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) TV actor Mudit Nayar, 24, who plays Jeet in the popular show "Anamika", says he believes in real and not over-the-top characters.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The crowds in Bhopal bowled over megastar Amitabh Bachchan with their co-operative nature. The 70-year-old megastar can't stop raving about the "pleasant demeanour" of people in his 'sasural' (in-laws').
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Soha Ali Khan, who returns to the small screen to anchor the fifth season of "Spell Bee - India Spells" on Discovery channel, says work is about enjoyment and not about mediums.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) There are two kinds of opinion in the film industry about Shahid Kapoor, who turns 32 Monday. Some tag him as one of the best star-actors in the post-Aamir Khan generation while others think he has screwed it up with his attitude -- but no one disputes Shahid's talent.
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Television actress Krutika Desai Khan, who has gone bald for her role in "Uttaran", says she has no qualms in experimenting with her looks on the small screen.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Neha Sharma, seen in "Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story", says it is difficult to get a second chance in the Hindi film industry when an actor's debut film fails to work at the box-office.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Krystal D'Souza, who is currently playing the protective elder sister in daily soap "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai", says she would like to be part of a reality show now.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will share the unknown stories of his life in the second season of TV show "Yeh Hai Meri Kahani" where he will be seen as the first guest.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Krystal D'Souza, seen as protective elder sister in "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai", says shooting a daily soap is not easy. One has to look happy onscreen despite gruelling 14-hour schedules.
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Actress and DMK member Khushbu, whose house was vandalised by a group of people, says she is doing "well" after the "misfortune". However, she has clearly stated she doesn't want to comment further on it.
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) TV actor Varun Badola will be seen in an action sequence on the show "Phir Subah Hogi", but says he won't be shooting for it himself. However, he says there was a time when he used to do stunts on his own.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The second season of TV show "Yeh Hai Meri Kahani", where Bollywood celebrities talks about their journey, is set to go on air Feb 17. It will witness inspirational tales of perseverance and success of Bollywood icons like megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Rani Mukerji.
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Television actor Karan Grover gets funny with the new show "Hum Aapke Hain In-Laws" and fulfils his wish to work in a universal comedy. He next wants to do an action show on the small screen.
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Balancing dual responsibility of two shows is not what Muskaan Mihani aspires for. She rather believes in focusing on one show at a time.
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) After a few marginal Hindi film roles, actress Neha Sharma seems to be coming into her own.
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) At 83, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is ready to launch her music label LM MUSIC, and also plans to introduce a reality show with a new voting pattern. The idea, she says, is not to make money, but to promote fresh talent.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Sex-selective abortion is rampant in Delhi, particularly in south Delhi, a survey by Centre for Social Research (CSR), an organisation working for women empowerment and welfare, revealed Wednesday.
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh completed 10 years in Bollywood Thursday and says that the day marks another new beginning for him as he debuts as a producer.
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) TV actress Shama Sikander features with her American beau Alexx O'Nell in a sensuous video of a song, composed by the latter. Shama says she is not bothered about what people will say of the video.
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Singer Daler Mehndi, who is launching his son Gurdeep in Bollywood with "Meri Shadi Karao", says even he harbours the dream of becoming an actor, but adds that it is a costly affair.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Marriage is no more a roadblock for Bollywood beauties and this year five actresses, including reigning queens Kareena Kapoor and Vidya Balan, tied the knot with thier long-time beaus. Genelia D'Souza, Esha Deol and Lisa Ray too joined the bandwagon.
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Popular singer Daler Mehndi's son Gurdeep makes his Bollywood debut with "Meri Shaadi Karao" and the actor says he is proud of the fact that he is the first original 'sardaar' hero in Bollywood.
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) From playing a cunning Pam in "Shararat - Thoda Jaadu Thodi Nazaakat" to becoming a protagonist in "Niyati", Simple Kaul has come a long way in her career. The television actress feels that, to achieve success, it is important to stay focused on what you want to do.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) It's talent over fair skin for TV show producers, who prefer dusky beauties like Hina Khan, Kratika Sengar and Mitali Nag. In a welcome trend, these actresses have broken the fairness?is?the?only?beauty?mantra myth by not just becoming popular but also fetching high TRPs for their respective shows.
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) TV actress Shama Sikander doesn't want to get stuck with any particular image and aims to be as versatile as international artists who have the freedom to pick any role at any stage of their lives.
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Rajpal Yadav, who has turned director and producer with "Ata Pata Lapata", looks up to late Raj Kapoor for inspiration and calls him the teacher of creativity.
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Famous satirist and comedian Jaspal Bhatti's untimely death has shocked many, including the Bollywood faternity. Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Akshay and Riteish Deshmukh have expressed their grief.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) After showing off his wicked and shrewd side in films like "Kahaani" and "Gangs of Wasseypur", Nawazuddin Siddiqui will give the audiences a glimpse of his romantic side in the forthcoming film "Chittagong".
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Move over saas-bahu sagas, episodic shows are back. "Adaalat", "Teri Meri Love Stories" and "Hum Ne Li Hai Shapath" are ruling the weekend slots and mark a comeback on the small screen after two decades. The makers say the switch was inevitable.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Innovative marketing is on a new high in tinsel town and the growth of e-commerce has only spurred the trend by opening up new platforms for Bollywood. An increasing number of filmmakers are collaborating with online portals for promotional purposes as well as to sell movie-related merchandise.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Shama Sikander, who became a known face on small screen with her bubbly character of Pooja in 2005 show "Ye Meri Life Hai", describes television as an institution and says the medium makes you a better artist.
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan's 80th birthday is still over two weeks away, but his fans have been showering him with gifts galore. One of the fans gifted him a wooden frame with a picture of him and his wife Jaya.
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Seasoned actor Paresh Rawal, whose "Oh My God" releases this week, believes in effective, not excessive, promotion of his films and says that just going to malls and "raising hands like a stupid guy" is no guarantee of box-office success.
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav is looking forward to the release of his directorial debut "Ata Pata Lapata" and says that he has incorporated his personal experience of last 10 years in the musical satire and wants people to enjoy it.
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) At a time when actresses are not even willing to go for de-glam roles, young Nia Sharma went ahead and donned a bald look to play a cancer patient in her TV show "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai". She admits it wasn't easy to do so.
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Southern actress Vandana Gupta is making her television debut with the Hindi show "Teri Meri Love Stories". She has enjoyed her stint so far on the small screen but is not open to playing typical 'bahu' in soaps.
Gandhinagar/New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani on Monday said Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's statement on coal blocks allocation is extremely disappointing, and added that the latter should not have questioned a constitutional authority like the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Asserting that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's statement on coal blocks allocation has vindicated the opposition's stand, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Monday said the former is silent and deviating from the main issue because he has no answers to tough questions.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Congress Party on Monday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of unnecessarily stalling the parliamentary proceedings, and said that the dual character of main opposition has now been exposed before the general public of the country.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, who is facing sharp criticism from the opposition over the CAG report on coal block allocations, on Monday made an earnest appeal to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to debate the issue in Parliament and not disrupt proceedings.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha made his first public appearance ever since his bypass surgery when his daughter Sonakshi took him out to watch a play.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) "Meri Naukri, Meri Chokri (My job, my girl)". Young India's rallying cry is simple. They want love, they want money and they want stature in society, says popular mass fiction writer and media columnist Chetan Bhagat.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) TV actors Karan Tacker and Krystal D'Souza's amazing chemistry in "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai" have set the tongues wagging that the duo are a couple in a real life too, but the former denies it.
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) TV actor Karan Tacker, 26, is more comfortable playing roles closer to his age, and says he would not be okay with a 20-year leap in any of his shows.
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says he is yet to give the nod to Rajkumar Santoshi's film "Phata Poster Nikla Hero".
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) After shooting back-to-back films, actress Priyanka Chopra has taken a break and is holidaying in Ibiza, Spain.
Recently released Indian comedy movie "Bol Bachchan" starring Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan in the lead role has started with a terrific opening in North America generating the best debut this summer for any Bollywood film.
New York, July 10 (IANS) Indian comedy adventure "Bol Bachchan" starring Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan scored a terrific opening in North America generating the best debut this summer for any Bollywood film.
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Wacky, quirky and full of double entendre, Bollywood songs are going irreverent with a vengeance. If "Bhaag D.K. Bose" was a shocker, what about recent numbers like "I am a hunter", "Madam malai" and "Womaniya". Their lyrics are sometimes senseless, sometimes outrageous and sometimes offensive too, but youth, at least, aren't complaining.
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Prachi Desai is one of the few outsiders who have managed to make it big in filmdom. But the actress, who hopes to do 25 films in future, says it is not so easy for such people to get first break in Bollywood.
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) " 'I, Me Aur Main' is a perfect opportunity for me to change people's perceptions about me," says Prachi Desai who will be seen playing her age in the film. She adds that usually she has been offered roles older than her age.
Film: 'Teri Meri Kahaani'; Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra; Directed by: Kunal Kohli; Rating:**
Review of Teri Meri Kahani. "Teri Meri Kahani takes you to three different love stories in three different eras. It is a decent attempt to portray that love has no limit. Though the chemistry between the duo is great, but it might get dull after sometimes".
Dubai, June 21 (ANI): Shahid Kapoor, who was forced to promote his film 'Teri Meri Kahaani' without his co-star Priyanka Chopra, considers it "a refreshing love story with a new concept".
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra's "Don 2: The King Is Back" and "Agneepath" managed to mint over Rs.100 crore ($22 million) at the box office, but she hails the small budget wonders that have rocked the industry in recent times.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) It's romance versus crime at the box office this weekend with out and out romantic drama "Teri Meri Kahaani" and reality-based crime thriller "Gangs Of Wasseypur" hitting the screens Friday.
Bangalore, June 19 (ANI): With just three days to go for the premier of the Bollywood flick "Teri Meri Kahani", actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra spent some time in Bangalore promoting the movie.
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) "Ferrari Ki Sawari" is Sharman Joshi's first solo hero film and has no female lead, but it has managed to pull in viewers and ended grossing about Rs.14 crore in the first three days of its release.
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra recently travelled by a "local" train, and both said they boarded a suburban train after a long time and it was a fun ride.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Everybody is doing item song in Bollyhwood these days and the latest to join the list is Shriya Saran. The actress will groove to an item number in Sanjay Dutt-starrer "Zilla Ghaziabad".
Melbourne, June 12 (ANI): The Indian Film Festival, which kick started on Tuesday in Melbourne will feature the much awaited Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor starrer 'Teri Meri Kahaani', next week.
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says writing "Jism 2" was a satisfying for him, while his daughter Pooja Bhatt, who is directing it, calls it a "director-proof script".
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra admits that Indian cinema remains male- dominated but says changed perspectives towards female actors have helped current times become great times for actresses to work in the industry.
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra rocked the stage as they performed on song "Uff" from their upcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani" at IIFA Rocks, a fashion and musical night organised as a part of ongoing 13th International Indian Film Academy Weekend and awards here.
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" swept the technical awards category with five trophies at the 13th International Indian Film Academy Weekend and Awards. The winners were announced Friday night at the IIFA Rocks, a fashion and musical night organized a day before the main award ceremony.
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Director Kunal Kohli has revealed that he has tried to ape late filmmaker Vijay Anand's style while shooting the song "Uff" for his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani".
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) It is Bollywood calling for models. The size of a role and the budget of a movie do not matter; they are just looking for breaks in tinsel town, which is already ruled by a host of model-turned-actresses.
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who has been endorsing various technological projects including Nokia and Nikon, loves technology and tries to own the latest gadget in the market.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) She is set to showcase some new-age Indian films like "Kahaani" and "Teri Meri Kahaani" in Australia through the forthcoming Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). And Mitu Bhowmick Lange says the country is friendly to filmmakers, scouting to shoot in its myriad landscapes.
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Many production designers feel recreating the olden era for a period film is tougher than designing sets reflecting the modern era. But the experience turned out to be otherwise for Muneesh Sappel, who worked on sets based in three different time zones for "Teri Meri Kahaani".
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) It will be time for some special tributes at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ceremony this year. Actress Priyanka Chopra will perform to evergreen Rekha's numbers, while Shahid Kapoor will groove to spicy old southern tracks.
Film: 'Teri Meri Kahaani'; Music Director: Sajid-Wajid; Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi; Singers: Wajid, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Mika Singh, Sonu Niigaam and Shabir Bro; Rating: *** 1/2
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties Thursday against rising prices and inflation forced the television industry here to take a day off spelling extra work and losses for many producers.
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Actor Randeep Hooda has been busy filming cosy scenes with Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone in Sri Lanka for "Jism 2", and wishes their chemistry is successful in turning on the audiences.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) "I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music," Albert Einstein once said. And many of our Bollywood stars, who wake up to a tune and sleep to one, would agree.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Post motherhood model Alesia Raut, who featured in music videos "Meri beri ke ber" and "Ek aankh maro", puts on her dancing shoes once again for an item number in "Karu Toh Kya Kaaru" and says it will be the next big thing in Bollywood.
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Genelia D'Souza, who married Riteish Deshmukh in February this year, says contrary to popular belief nothing has changed in her life after marrige and she faces no problem in managing home and work.
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a struggling musician of the 1960s in his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani," says that portion is inspired by the superstars of that era - Dev Anand, Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar - and is a tribute to the legendary actors.
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor has denied reports that he is starring in "Wanted" sequel supposedly being planned by choreographer-director Prabhu Deva.
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Lyricist Prasoon Joshi has penned a song titled "Jab se mere dil ko uff" for the forthcoming film "Tere Meri Kahaani" and says that the world "Uff" reminds him of late Bollywood legend Shammi Kapoor.
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Romantic comedies may be the latest fad in B-town, but Kunal Kohli's heart lies in pure love stories. And the director says that the key to a successful romantic movie lies in the right chemistry between the script, music and lyrics.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Shoe bites kept Shahid Kapoor on his toes literally. The actor suffered shoe bites while wearing a traditional juti for "Teri Meri Kahaani", but he not only continued shooting, but danced too.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Composer Wajid of the famous Sajid-Wajid duo reveals that originally he had composed "Mukhtasar" for his album but decided to use it in "Teri Meri Kahaani" as the situation in the film was apt for it.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) In his almost a decade-old Bollywood career, Shahid Kapoor has gone through a lot of personal and professional ups and downs. But despite as many as six back-to-back box office disappointments behind him, he is undeterred because he feels success can do more harm than failure.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Salman Khan is the undisputed entertainer of the Hindi film industry, says Shahid Kapoor, adding he would not even try to emulate his favourite actor.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor misses being on the movie sets, wants to do more and more films, and says that he has stopped being choosy about movies.