Farewell Om Puri

Farewell Om Puri

Bombay (Mumbai) Sixty six year old veteran actor Om Puri, who gave countless memorable performances in movies of diverse genres, died at his home this morning after a massive heart attack (6 Jan). “He passed away this morning due to a massive heart attack at his residence in suburban Andheri. It’s shocking,” a family source […]

‘Taare Zameen Par’: in Hollywood’s Hot Hundred!

‘Taare Zameen Par’: in Hollywood’s Hot Hundred!

The Amir Khan starrer ‘Taare Zameen Par’(ranked 66) and the Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor starrer ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ (ranked 46) feature in a list of the 100 best movies since the year 2000! The top three belong to ‘The Lord of The Rings’ movies, and only one Star Wars movie made the list, released […]

Farewell Princess Lea!

Farewell Princess Lea!

Star Wars fans all over the world spared more than a moment or two today to reflect on the legacy of Princess Leia …. Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars,” has died (Dec.27) She was 60. Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, released a statement through her spokesman […]

Bombay Film Industry ‘last Moghul’ turns 94

Bombay Film Industry ‘last Moghul’ turns 94

Mumbai, Dec 11:  Legendary actor Dilip Kumar turned 94 on Sunday but had  a low key birthday celebration in hospital where he is admitted following illness. Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on Tuesday after swelling on his right leg, is recovering well. “He is resting now. He is in the […]

BAHUBALI 2

Sir, Bahubali, directed by SS Rajamouli broke many records in 2015. And that is not just only in terms of box office, it entered the “Guinness Book of World Records’’ for having the largest poster of the movie. Bahubali has spectacular visuals and amazing special effects. Trailers of the Bahubali 2 had the highest number […]

Mixed Stance on Standing for the National Anthem

Mixed Stance on Standing for the National Anthem

Legal experts have reacted differently to the Supreme Court order directing cinema halls to play the national anthem before screening to “instill committed patriotism and nationalism”. Some  legal experts  term it as “judiciary’s over-enthusiasm” and others say playing it and respecting it won’t cause any harm. While former Attorney General and noted lawyer Soli Sorabjee […]