Freida Pinto – Style Decoded

She rose to prominence playing the role of “Latika” in the 2008 British Indian drama film Slumdog Millionaire and has appeared in a number of British Indian and Indian American productions since then. What got her also noticed was her impeccable sense of style. Freida Pinto emerged as a style icon, and has been noted […]

The Curious Case Of Anushka Sharma

I remember reading an article from Bombay Times last December where writer Salim Khan commented: “Success has destroyed more people than failure”. Are there truly some side-effects of fame, stardom and success? (Anushka Sharma before RNBDJ) It’s no small achievement to share screen space with an actor of the calibre of SRK in your very […]

The Only Time When SRK & Aamir Star Together !

Once in a life-time, you will get to see two legendary and talented actors sharing screen space for a film. Shahrukh Khan, the king of Bollywood and Aamir Khan, the perfectionist. Both these actors began their careers in the late 80s. While King Khan started off in television with shows like “Fauji” and “Circus”, Aamir […]

Aashiqui 2 – What A Surprise Package!

“Pyar, Mohabbat, Aashiqui… Sirf lafzon ke siva aur kuch nahi! Par jab woh mili, in lafzon ko maayine mil gaye..” – Rahul Intriguing faces.  Forgotten names.  Romantic dreams. Maddening love. My weakness for anything romantic continues. This time, what caught my eyes was Mahesh Bhatt’s imminent conception – Aashiqui 2. Mohit Suri is all set to revive the […]

Bombay Talkies – A Celebration Of Indian Cinema.

The first trailer of Bombay Talkies, a movie made up of four short films, which celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, was released yesterday on YouTube. This is certainly expected to be a power-packed entertainer. And why not? Bombay Talkies has been put together by four extremely different and talented film-makers with top-notch performers like […]

Aishwarya Rai’s Comeback Opposite Varun Dhawan ?

Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 40, who has been away from the silver screen for about two years, has hit the headlines recently.  It is being said that the former beauty queen has been approached to be paired opposite 25 year old Varun Dhawan, in Sriram Raghavan’s  forthcoming thriller flick produced by Ramesh Taurani. Varun Dhawan, […]

Arjun Kapoor & Siddharth Malhotra want you to meet Gippi

Dharma Productions has added another feather to its cap with its upcoming kid flick, “Gippi”.  Having explored an array of genres, right from romance to action and family entertainers, Karan Johar is all set to focus on something for the kids now. Apart from “The Blue Umbrella”, “Taare Zameen Par” and “Chillar Party”, we have […]

“Sanjay Dutt doesn’t deserve this” :Bollywood

After 20 years, the Supreme Court upheld Sanjay Dutt‘s conviction in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case for illegal arms possession and sentenced him to five years of imprisonment. Sanjay Dutt speaks up: “I have already suffered for 20 years and been in jail for 18 months. If they want me to suffer more I have to […]

Official Trailers – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani VS Lootera

Two movies. Two love stories. Two trailers which were launched one after another in the past week. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani AND Lootera’s trailers left some lasting impressions on me. While both trailers were undeniably different from each other, they both had one thing in common – Love! Take a look: Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani […]

Fashion Check – Rocking or Shocking ?

Tell us which of these ladies have  rocked  their looks, which ones  shocked  you completely and which looks did  nothing  to impress! Rocking, Shocking or Nothing? Bebo was spotted wearing a bright saffron Manish Malhotra saree with a yellow-indigo & silver border. Kareena juxtaposed the saree with a half-sleeved, creatively designed, high neck yellow blouse. We, at spotlight, feel that maybe she should […]

An Evening With Short Films

Fueled by artistic expression and limited only by their runtime, short films transcend traditional storytelling. They are a significant and popular way artists can connect with audiences. From documentary to animation, narrative to experimental, the abbreviated form is no longer just for the novice. Shorts have and will continue to be an important part of […]

Behind the Scenes : Madhuri Dixit’s Filmfare Cover Photoshoot

Exclusive Photos : Madhuri’s Cover Shoot For Filmfare The mere mention of ‘Madhuri Dixit’ brings back all the memories of the good ol’ dhak dhak days and that million dollar smile. And as we all know by now, Madhuri is back in Bollywood and how! Even after her marriage and her hiatus from the film circuit, […]

Anushka’s Loss = Deepika’s Gain ?

  Now we all know that the delay in Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 schedule led to the delay of the actor’s film, PK, with Rajkumar Hirani. And that has in turn played havoc with PK heroine, Anushka Sharma’s dates.  So much so that Anushka, who was reportedly signed for Imtiaz Ali’s film with Ranbir Kapoor, […]

Hrithik-Kareena Confirmed to Pair Up in KJo’s next

We last heard that Kareena Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan would be coming together for a movie by Zoya Akhtar. While that news fizzled out, here’s the latest – It was reported earlier that Hrithik Roshan has been roped in to play Lord Shiva in a film based on author Amish Tripathi’s book ‘Immortals of Meluha’, titled ‘Shuddhi’. The […]

DDLJ – Confessions

Stuck in the same compartment of a train to Europe, Raj tells Simran, “Yeh jo aapki aankhein hain, mujhey kisi ki yaad dilati hain.” Simran sternly asks, “Acha? kiski” ? Raj says, “Meri daadi ki”. And we wonder how can these two people of completely different personalities fall in love? Back in London when Simran invites […]

Is Salman Khan Finally Getting Married ?

Salman Khan –  Getting Married On TV ? Salman Khan is one of the most eligible bachelors and his marriage has been a long time debate. Not only his Bollywood pals and family wants the hunk to get married but his huge fans meticulously want to see him settle down in life. In fact, almost everybody […]

Wassup! Andheri 2013

BIGGER!!  BETTER!!  BOLDER!! I was there last year, in the three-day event and was completely overwhelmed by the sheer talent Andheri had! Aimed to entertain visitors and provide established and upcoming talent a platform to showcase their skills, Wassup! Andheri is back this year with an extra day and countless activities for the Andherites! A Festival that celebrates […]

Academy Awards 2013 : The WINNERS !

OSCARS 2013: The biggest night in Hollywood has wrapped up! Held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 24) in Hollywood, The Academy Awards night celebrated the best in movies of the past year. Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’ bagged the ‘Best Picture’ award while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence won the ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Actress’ […]

Bongs Ruling Bollywood ?

Bongs Taking Over Bollywood ? You might ask, why this now? Well, it seems like the Bong community is to Bollywood as to what the Jewish community is to Hollywood. Three of the best films of 2012 were made by Bengali men — Shoojit Sircar, Sujoy Ghosh and Anurag Basu.  There have been a good number […]

Style Your Love Story With Manish Malhotra !

MANISH MALHOTRA has been styling Bollywood’s most romantic films for two decades. Now you can get him to style you! You heard it right. We recently came across this online contest through which you need to share with the team your favourite Manish Malhotra outfit from any Bollywood film (which you would wear on a […]

Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani – FIRST LOOK

“It’s a Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge-meets-Hum Aapke Hai Kaun-meets-Wake Up Sid-meets-West Side Story “ : Ranbir Kapoor The first look of the much anticipated “Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani” is finally out. Fastening a rather predictable tagline “Celebrate Love”, Karan Johar posted the pictures on twitter last night. I got my hands on 2 different posters with a […]

Get The Luscious Lips : Deepika Padukone at Filmfare 2013

Like all of you, I stayed up watching the Filmfare awards 2013 on SONY Television and Deepika Padukone looked simply amazing for the awards night! And I was especially wowed by the arresting orange-red lip color. I love the matte finish—the bold color is deep and saturated, without any shimmer or shine. (Close up picture below) What […]