MAMI

My MAMI 2016 Experience & Picks

This was my 3rd year attending the Mumbai Film Festival aka MAMI. Now if you know me well enough, you’d know that I am an absolute movie junkie & especially when it comes to Bollywood, I go crazy watching films back to back, sometimes first day, first show. MAMI is touted to be one of […]

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Zee Classic Dedicates November to Prem Nath

Be it the iconic villain who communicated by tapping on glass in Karz (1980) or the terrifying saint in Sanyasi (1975), when one heard the name Prem Nath, terror struck every house during the 70s and 80s. The legendary actor, Prem Nath’s versatility saw him don many hats – he was a frightening villain and a formidable […]

Man of Steel on HBO

Hey You all Superman fans! Catch the HBO Movie of The Year 2014 and one of 2013’s most visually astonishing and an action-packed spectacle – Man of Steel, on Sunday, August 24th, at 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. only on HBO.  The movie features Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe and Michael Shannon. Man of Steel  is a rock-solid gritty and realistic take on one of […]

Khoobsurat – First Look

Okay, I got to be honest – when I first heard about Sonam Kapoor’s Khoobsurat, I wasn’t all that impressed. Sonam’s been in the industry for 7 years now and has yet to really make a mark for herself as a talented actress. No doubt she’s pretty and stylish, but the idea of a movie […]

Mardaani vs Bobby Jasoos – Your Pick!

In the next couple of months, brace yourselves for some amazing Hindi movie releases! Two of the most awaited, women-oriented films, set to be released in the second half of 2014 are Rani Mukerji‘s Mardaani and Vidya Balan‘s Bobby Jasoos. Mardaani is Rani’s first release post-marriage. Vidya Balan has been doing films but none of her […]

IIFA 2013 – SRK, Madhuri Dixit & Sridevi To Rock Macau!

What’s Happening At The IIFA 2013 ?? After rocking Singapore in June 2012, the International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) is all set to mesmerize Macau with an action-packed itinerary this year. I still remember a friend & I headed for the glitzy IIFA 2012 last year and  from the pictures alone you can tell that […]

Ghanchakkar : Movie Review

By Harsh Ghanchakkar : Movie Review Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan, Rajesh Sharma, Namit Das Producer: Ronnie Screwvala, Siddarth Roy Kapur Director: Rajkumar Gupta Music: Amit Trivedi Rajkumar Gupta’s Aamir and No One Killed Jessica had received many accolades and ‘Ghanchakkar‘ is something different from his other two films. Perhaps the makers of ‘Ghanchakkar’, through their […]

False Hindi Movie Trailers *Alert*

Hey Guys! Fighting the Monday Blues, already? Well guess what! This morning as I was surfing the net, I came across these false hindi movie trailers that took me by surprise. Well before you get the wrong ideas and start screaming how disappointed you are “coz it’s fake” – let me tell you these trailers […]

Ishkq in Paris: Movie Review

Ishkq in Paris Movie Review By: Harsh Cast: Preity Zinta, Rhehan Malliek, Isabelle Adjani Director: Prem Raj Story: Ishkq (Preity Zinta) and Akash (Rhehan Malliek) are two people who are similar when it comes to their thinking. Afraid of marriage, fear of commitment but enjoy love. The story starts with them meeting in a train […]

Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke: Movie Review

Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke Movie Review By Dheeraj Cast : Dev Goel, Adah Sharma, Sanjay Dutt, Anupam Kher, Juhi Chawla and others Director : Jyotin Goel It has been a mixed year so far for Bollywood with few blockbusters and many disasters. Now here comes yet another romantic comedy ‘Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke’, […]

66th Cannes Film Festival – Look Book

Spotlight on Indian Cinema In the footsteps of Egypt in 2011 and Brazil in 2012, 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival shines a spotlight on another great film-producing country: India. A major delegation will be present to mark the 100th birthday of the Indian film industry. Held from the 15 – 26 May 2013, the festival […]

Guess Which Diva will be Grooving with Ranbir in YJHD?

Clue : It’s her birthday today and she’s one of the best dancers in the Indian Film Industry. Another clue:  Ranbir Kapoor said in an interview once that she’s his favourite heroine and performing with her was always on his wish list. Still have not guessed? Well, before I reveal the face, I must tell […]

GO GOA GONE: Movie Review

Ok Guys, as most of you wanted movie reviews on Spotlight – we’re going to cater to exactly what you want ! Spotlight has recently collaborated with Bollywood Celebden,  a premier source of Bollywood news, gossip and movie reviews. They have graciously offered to do movie reviews on Spotlight. So enjoy the reviews, send in your feedback & keep reading our […]

GIPPI: Movie Review

GIPPI MOVIE REVIEW By: Harsh Cast : Riya Vij, Taaha Shah and Divya Dutta Music direction : Vishal–Shekhar Direction : Sonam Nair Plot : Gippy is a movie that we all knew right from the trailers. Of course, the screenplay and direction is good and Riya Vij’s performance in the movie is very convincing. The […]

Top 5 Hindi Films To Catch On Mother’s Day !

Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful moms !! Mother’s Day is one of the most beautiful days specially celebrated to show the true power behind motherhood. In this world, the most challenging and rewarding jobs are led by mothers. No one will and can ever replace them! So, a big shout-out goes out to […]

Top 5 Bollywood Flicks To Catch This May !

1) Gippi It’s time to relive those precious teenage moments! The moments of friendship, the crazy crushes, the best friends and the arch rivals, the embarrassing moments and the effort to adjust to one’s changing body! After Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti, Varun-Alia-Sid,  it’s finally time for US to finally meet Gippi! Directed by Sonam Nair and […]

“Yaaram” Makes You Wanna Fall In Love

The five minutes spent glaring in front of an open closet figuring out what to wear on a date. A few seconds of silly vanity. Stolen gazes that make you chuckle. Checking his Facebook. The precious late night phone-calls. The silently holding hands. Wishing time would just pause. The beginning of a story. Thrill of […]

Sonam Kapoor – Anil Kapoor come together !

  Yes, the father-daughter duo will be gracing the silver screen for the first time! Sonam Kapoor debuted in 2007 with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya and one question which all her fans kept asking her was if and when would she be starring with her dad, Anil Kapoor.  It looks like that day has finally arrived! […]

Travel To Bollywood’s Iconic Locations!

If you are a Bollywood fan and if you love travelling, guess what? This post is just for you! Bollywood movies are famous for their shooting locations. Whether it’s dancing in a chiffon saree through Switzerland’s best sceneries to exploring the virgin Prague in Rockstar – Bollywood gives its audience a visual treat, transporting them […]

Bollywood’s Crazy Fashion

Some may love their look while some may find it too jarring. Check out some of the craziest looks of our Bollywood Divas in 2013. Tell us who was rocking & who was shocking? Priyanka Chopra Priyanka Chopra wore a Gauri and Nainika gown which was inspired by W.A.A.F. which stands for Women’s Auxiliary Air […]

I am a woman in love: Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor, who has acted in more than 50 films, has been recently awarded the NDTV Entertainer Of The Decade award. It has been a decade since “Chameli” and Kareena Kapoor has surely come a long way. Looking beautiful in a stunning red and white Manish Malhotra Sari, the new Mrs Khan said that the portrayal of women in Indian […]

Bollywood Bloopers Uncovered !

Undoubtedly, Bollywood movies have an extraordinary fan following. Hindi film lovers are often blindly in love with their favourite starlets and films that they often overlook some hilarious bloopers made in the popular movies. Today Spotlight picks some of the most hysterical behind-the-scenes moments of your all-time favourite Bollywood films. Some entertaining bloopers included as well! Trust […]