Jiah Khan’s suicide: Cocooned, Sanitized lives which fret mental blues are a curse

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Jiah Khan, a buddying actress in Bollywood, was recently found dead in her apartment in Bollywood.  The 2

Keanu Reeves in New York subway: Some stars are simple

This guy reading the newspaper on the subway is Keanu Reeves.  And he is travelling in the New York subway just like other millions of commuters.  It seems that the New Yorkers either don’t care or are just acting cool.  However

When a 19-year old Indian kid got a personally hand-written letter from The Steven Spielberg!

Sometimes, for those who have a dream and the dreams include a hero – a living hero sometimes – such dreams come true.  Krishna Shenoi is “a nineteen year old Indian kid who enjoys making movies, books, art and other

How a Movie Trailer can predict its success

Tonight is the Oscar night.  A night when the well made movies triumph.  But what happens on the Box Office?  Does a movie trailer make it a success?  Can it predicts how well it will do?  Well, one company does think so.


Filmfare Awards: When Pakeezah and Bobby lost Best Film and Music category, and Mughal-e-Azam lost to Parakh

I was watching the Filmfare Awards nite on Sony yesterday.  Of course these days Filmfare or any other movie awards shows are not just about who won and who didn’t.  They are more about performances and MCing.  Well, in yesterda

Women work more in Indie Films than in Hollywood: Discrimination?

The playing field in the film and movie business is not level for women – specially in Hollywood.  So, what do they do?  They flock into an area that is fast growing and doesn’t require “Godfathers”.  It requir

Banning of Vishwaroopam shows Jehadi takeover of Indian Polity and Judiciary

India is fast becoming a country of small bytes processed by even smaller brains.

Using numbers as might and trying to destabilize the system has become an art.  We are fast hurtling towards an anarchy, if we aren’t one alr