Madame Tussauds Museum in London is going to have Sachin Tendulkar’s wax figure.
Wax figures of bollywood greats Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are already in the museum.
Sachin Tendulkar will be the first Indian sports personality to be wax figured at Madame Tussauds.
Tendulkar's triumphant image will go up at the famous Madame Tussauds museum in April, next to other cricketing greats such as West Indies batsman Brian Lara and Australian spinner Shane Warne.
The cricket hero will be featured in a typical celebratory "on the pitch" pose after scoring a century, dressed in cricket whites.
The highest test and one-day scorer will join the ranks of sporting greats, including David Beckham, Mohammed Ali, Tiger Woods and Jesse Owens, in Madame Tussauds interactive Sports Zone.
The wax figure will be created at a cost of 150,000 pounds.
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Saturday, February 28
Madame Tussauds Museum in London is going to have Sachin Tendulkar’s wax figure.
The lissome lass of Bollywood -Kareena Kapoor sets cover of the inaugural issue of fashion and lifestyle magazine Harpers' Bazaar on fire. She shines on the inaugural issue of Harper's Bazaar as this issue comes with 'diamonds' attached on its cover.
The issue also contains some of hottest scans of Kareena and Saif on the beaches of Mauritius. The couple are seen romancing along the coastline in the pics. One may wonders if the couple enhancing the scenic beauty of the to-die-for beaches or is it the other way round. The issue also holds some of the most precious verbal gems that Saif-Kareena have belted out. She also gives an insight into her relation with Saif and goes on to say that Saif is the more romantic.
All in all, this inaugural issue is a complete entertaining package.
It seems, after Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham, its Rituparno Ghosh’ turn to play a gay on the silverscreen. Abhishek and John did a beautiful gay-act in Dostana.
Now, Bengali filmmaker, Rituparno Ghosh is all set to debut as an actor with director Kaushik Ganguly's gay love story “Chhaya Chhobi”. Although Ghosh plays a director, the character is not at all inspired by him, Ganguly clarified that the character is not inspired by Ghosh's life.
Ghosh plays the role of Neel who is in love with his cameraman. But the cameraman is a bisexual and married. The movie tries to bring out loneliness and psychologically miserable life one has to live just because the society finds one’s behaviour and thought process abnormal. Ganguly wants to give a message through the film.
Raima Sen will play a researcher, while Ganguly's actor wife, Churni Ganguly, will play cameraman's spouse. The actor, who will play the cameraman, is yet to be finalised.
Friday, February 27
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Thursday, February 26
Without doubt, Slumdog Millionaire team is enjoying flying colours. The beautiful actress of Slumdog Millionaire, Freida Pinto grew up in Mumbai. The beauty was infatuated with Leonardo DiCaprio lead Titanic.
Now after being catapulted to fame with her role in Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning film, she has set her sights on sharing some screen time with the Hollywood heartthrob. Freida wishes to land a role alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.
She tells Access Hollywood, "I had a big crush on him back in school. I had this little Leonardo DiCaprio scrapbook with his picture on the front. Now he's going to think I'm a creep after this."
But if she fails to land DiCaprio as her leading man, Pinto has a back-up in mind. She adds, "I'd have to say Jack Nicholson. He's the one person I've been dying to meet and for some reason, I just haven't seen him anywhere.”
A.R.Rahman is on a all time high. He is all set to entertain the listeners by having Australian pop sensation Kylie Minogue to sing for his forthcoming film Blue. This film also stars Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Zayed Khan along with Katrina Kaif and Lara Dutta.
Blue is said to be India's first 'official' underwater film. But that’s not all, the sensational Kylie lending her magically mystical voice to not one but two of the songs in the film just add to the thrill of the movie. While one of the songs is a duet with the supremely talented Sonu Nigam, the other is a solo number for the promotional video of the film.
The duet track with Sonu Nigam is unique as while Sonu recorded the song in Mumbai, Kylie recorded the same in London. This magical fusion was made possible by the musical maestro A.R.Rahman. The latest news is that Kylie will be shooting for the duet song with Akshay Kumar while gyrating to ace choreographer Farah Khan's dancing instructions.
It really seems like the makers of this film are leaving no stone unturned to give the film a truly international feel.
Mugdha Godse, who made quite a few heads turn in "Fashion", has replaced Katrina Kaif in director Rohit Shetty’s next film. Shetty confirmed that Katrina was the first choice for the film, which is yet to be named but she was not available as the dates of his film clash with some other assignments of Kats, so Mugda Godse was considered for the entertainer.
Mugdha, who is paired opposite Neil Nitin Mukesh in Madhur Bhandarkar's "Jail" too, is happy to be in the full-on entertainer by Rohit Shetty. "I love singing and dancing around trees and have no contempt for hardcore commercial Hindi films. I am happy to be playing one of the female leads in the film. Moreover, my part requires me to look glamorous as well as add to the plot," said Mugdha.
She would be pairing opposite Fardeen Khan and she sounds much exited about it.
Tuesday, February 24
Most of you might be looking for the complete list of OSCAR Award winners. Here are the OSCAR Award winners presented in order of acceptance at the 81st Annual Academy Awards.
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Penelope Cruz - (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
Best Original Screenplay
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Animated Feature
Best Animated Short Film
La Maison en Petits Cubes
Best Art Direction
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Costume Design
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Short Film- Live Action
Best Documentary Feature
Man on Wire
Best Short Documentary
Best Visual Effects
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Sound Editing
The Dark Knight
Best Sound Mixing
Best Film Editing
Best Original Score
A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire)
Best Original Song
Jai Ho (Slumdog Millionaire)
Best Foreign Language Film
Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)
Best Actress in Leading Role
Kate Winslet (The Reader)
Best Actor in Leading Role
Sean Penn (Milk)
Monday, February 23
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Friday, February 20
The results of 81st Academy Awards, which are to be officially announced this weekend on February 22, have reportedly been leaked online. If the reports are true then Danny Boyle’s award winning “Slumdog Millionare” that has been nominated in 11 categories has won the two prestigious- Best director and Best Film Awards.
The list of this year’s Oscar winners has been published in a document on the net. The document looks genuine and has apparently been scanned in. It also has an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences letterhead and with the signature of Academy’s president, Sid Ganis.
According to the list, “Slumdog Millionaire” has been named the best film and its director Danny Boyle has won the best director award. Kate Winslet has won best actress Oscar for ‘The Reader’ and Mickey Rourke has bagged best actor award for ‘The Wrestler’. Heath Ledger has been named best supporting actor for “The Dark Knight” and Amy Adams has won best supporting actress award for ‘Doubt’.
However, an Academy Awards representative has clarified that the list is a ‘complete fraud’ and has justified that the vote counting process is still on.
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Anil Kapoor, the man is now on the 'hot seat' after the stupendous success of the mega hit Slumdog Millionaire. Needless to say, that each and every channel, magazine is vying for a piece of Anil. After all he is an “Oscar material actor”.
The latest magazine to feature Anil Kappor is “Andpersand”. The issue features an in-depth interview of the actor. There are lots of trivia facts revealed about Anil Kapoor in this issue. The actor reveals a fact that how he was paid Rs. 19 (yes, you read it right... Rs. Nineteen) for Parinda. Anil also speaks about his take on shortcuts, his moustache etc.
No doubt, Anil has made this issue of Andpersand a colletors one.
Wednesday, February 18
Tuesday, February 17
Freida Pinto - the star of the super successful Slumdog Millionaire has broken up with her long time boyfriend - Rohan Antao from India.
Pinto met Antao four years ago at St Xavier’s University in Mumbai when she was studying English literature and he was a chemistry student. Rohan Antao had supported Pinto in her modeling and acting career.
They had been in the relation for the past one year. But the success of Slumdog Millionaire put a strain on their relationship. For the last two months, Pinto has been promoting British director Danny Boyle’s flick around the UK and USA and could not give time to her personal commitments.
The dup realized that Freida’s career could not suffer to be tied down by their relationship. Hence finally they broke off.
The latest cover of Grazia has a touch of spark attached to it . It is been occupied by hottie lass Amrita Arora who looks hotter than ever before. And this month being the month of the eternal love, who would make the cover more sassy than Amrita and her boyfriend Shakeel Ladak.
Well, this issue has more than one can ever think of. It holds the pristine details of the romance between the lovebirds – Amrita Arora and Shakeel Ladak. Amrita is all praises for her man. She confesses "I am completely cuckoo about him and we love being together. He is extremely stable, extremely responsible, and not at all wishy-washy about anything".
She also goes onto add that, "Shakeel is a fiercely private person and though he understands that all the media attention is a part of being with me, he chooses to stay away from it. If people want to take potshots at my relationship, I can't do much about it, but I won't learn from it. My boyfriend is going to come with me to events, I won't compromise on that!"
Lots more about the loving duo only in the February issue of Grazia.
Monday, February 16
Even as the rumors of a split up between Priyanka and her futuristic beau- Hurman Baweja make rounds; Piggy Chops seems to have moved on and is busy embracing a lovey-dovey relationship with yet another hunk. The beauty queen has her heart set on Scottish actor Gerard Butler.
The duo met at the Atlantis launch in Dubai and have been in constant touch ever since. The gorgeous twosome hit it off in a party organized by Shah Rukh in Dubai, after the inauguration of the luxury resort.
What’s more is the fact that Priyanka’s official spokesperson did not deny the hot new connection between Priyanka and Gerard. She said, “Priyanka and Gerard hit it off really well in Dubai and have maintained their friendship ever since.”
The dusky charmer has been of late been linked with every actor she is seen sharing screen space with. Most recently it was Shahid Kapoor who happens to be her co-star in the film Kaminay.
From films to men; looks like Priyanka desires the best of all.
Sunday, February 15
Slumdog Millionaire- is based on Indian diplomat Vikas Swarup’s novel "Q and A" which was changed partially to fit in the film story. The result was that Jamal ends up giving an answer to a question with wrong options.
The question for the protagonist in Swarup’s book refers to Ankhiya Hari Darshan Ki Pyasi as the song by saint-poet Surdas. But the question in the film is a different one. It is about the song, “Darshan Do Ghanshyam Nath Mori Ankhiya Pyasi” that features in film Narsi Bhagat which was directed by Devendra Goel in 1957.
The song is based on one of the oldest ragas-Rag Kedar, was written by eminent Hindi poet Gopal Singh Nepali. Surdas, a contemporary to Narsi, wrote “Ankhiya Hari Darshan Ki Pyasi” which expresses a similar sentiment.
In the movie Jamal is asked to name the poet who wrote song Darshan Do Ghanshyam Nath Mori Ankhiya Pyasi during the show- Who wants to be A Millionaire? He has four options from the show host- Surdas, Tulsidas, Meerabai and Kabir.
Obviously, none of these is the right answer.
Winners don’t do different things, they do things differently. This phrase perfectly suits the perfectionist Aamir Khan. He is known for his totally different approach from the current league of bollywood actors.
Aamir proved so recently when he turned down the offer to get waxed at the Madame Tussauds wax museum. Madame Tussauds had approached Aamir as they wanted to add another Bollywood bigwig to their existing collection of actors. Some of the big names of bollywood who have already been waxed are Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan etc.
It is believed that Aamir declined the offer by saying that he wasn’t interested. He added that he leaves behind things that don’t interest him, as he has so many things to do. He wants people to see him through his films and nothing else.
Indeed a Genius!!!
Saturday, February 14
Controversy king Salman Khan is in news once again. This time for his upcoming film Veer that has created woes for the actor.
The film was to be shot at the historical Amber Fort in Jaipur. Trouble occurred when a complaint was lodged that the film crew was cheating the administration by paying charges of just the five days, when in reality they were present on the location for almost a month, setting up the set.
To make matters worse, an accident happened on the sets of Veer recently when a 20 feet long wall collapsed injuring fifteen people. A day after this incident, the Rajasthan High Court has issued a stay order on the filming of Veer in the fort. This stay order comes just after an initial complaint that was lodged.
The Jaipur bench of the court has also issued notice to the state government to provide explanation for not abiding by the norms relating to protection of historical monuments by March 3.
Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love with the one you love. But in this professional world people just don’t seem to find the time to reach out to their loved ones. And like the rest of the world, bollywood couples who always seem to be attracting infinite eyeballs are set to disappoint their fans this year on valentine day .
Aishwarya is busy promoting Pink Panther and Abhishek is working too. Ranbir’s sweetheart Deepika is planning to spend the day with her family as her beau is busy with his professional commitments. Salman’s ladylove Katrina is in Turkey where the duo is shooting for "Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani".
But there is one couple who give personal relation more time and importance. Bong bombshell’ Bipasha doesn’t believe in letting the day fly of without a sparkle. She hopes to spend some quality time with beau John Abraham.
Well done John-Bips for keeping the spirits high.
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