Bollywood Press/Media

Bad Press: Media Shenanigans With Salman, Kareena, Deepika, Raja Sen & NNM (again)

Bad Press: Media Shenanigans With Salman, Kareena, Deepika, Raja Sen & NNM (again)

On an average day, the Bollywood press is dismal. But then there are times when they outdo even themselves. Here’s what happens when the media goes foul: Bad Press #1 : Salman Khan Cine Blitzkrieg Here’s the gist of it. Salman allegedly hit Katrina with a stick because her dress was too tight (because obviously […]

Rajnikanth Is NOT Doing An Item Number For Talaash, Media Idiots

Rajnikanth Is NOT Doing An Item Number For Talaash, Media Idiots

So this morning, news is doing the rounds that Rajnikanth is doing an item number for Aamir Khan’s Talaash and is charging a whopping fee of 15 crore to do it. Let’s think. Logically. Does Talaash seem like the kind of film that would require an item number? Would Aamir/Excel – knowing their reputations – […]

West Is Best

West Is Best

The Oscars are so much better than stupid Bollywood awards. Hollywood is so cool na? They do everything better than us, don’t they? Yeah, we suck. Our movies suck. Our stars suck. Everything about us sucks. Why can’t Bollywood make a film that crosses over? Why don’t our films get nominated for the Academy Awards? […]

Bollywood Media: The Big Joke

Bollywood Media: The Big Joke

So recently Zoom TV and their parent company Times Of India  ‘lifted’ my post “Ain’t No Love Like Bollywood Love” (posted 2/13) and turned it into a very poorly written article  and then a TV segment entitled “Does Bollywood Hate Love Stories?” (posted 2/17, aired 2/18) on the show “Bollywood Big Story”. A sampling of […]

Twitter Gets Filmy: #OneNationUnderBollywood

Twitter Gets Filmy: #OneNationUnderBollywood

Much like Bollywood itself, the Bollywood interwebs are a strange and crazy jungle. Twitter in particular is a bit like high school. Everyone has their camps, each camp has their loyalty and occasionally someone gets drunk and causes a huge ruckus. Here’s my entirely self-made BollyTwitter guide. In classic Bolly-diplo mode, I won’t name names […]

SlapGate 2012

SlapGate 2012

[Update 1/31: Shirish Kunder & Farah Khan had a meeting with SRK at his home in Mannat and have patched up. The reconciliation was orchestrated by Sajid Khan. It's still unclear whether there was an apology, a "mutual agreement" or whether it was a dramatic filmy scene replete with tears - but the fact is […]

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