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Renowned film maker Mahesh Bhatt has played a pivotal role in the shaping up of Mallika Sherawat’s career as a film actress.
Renowned film maker Mahesh Bhatt has played a pivotal role in the shaping up of Mallika Sherawat’s career as a film actress.
about 1 hour ago
Love has once again found its way through to the Big Boss House.
Love has once again found its way through to the Big Boss House.
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Australians have to prepare their visual and auditory senses as ‘Temptation Reloaded’ 2013 prepares to make an entry into the Aussie country.
Australians have to prepare their visual and auditory senses as ‘Temptation Reloaded’ 2013 prepares to make an entry into the Aussie country.
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali has created quite a flurry with the release of ‘Ram-Leela’.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali has created quite a flurry with the release of ‘Ram-Leela’.
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She was that girl. You know the kind right? The kind that the society doesn’t approve of, the kind that doesn’t has any friends or family for that matter, the kind that struggles to survive. But fortunately, she was also the ...
She was that girl. You know the kind right? The kind that the society doesn’t approve of, the kind that doesn’t has any friends or family for that matter, the kind that struggles to survive. But fortunately, she was also the kind who fights back and gets what she so rightly deserve! Rekha’s life was one hell of a roller coaster ride but she didn’t let anything effect her career. Even her whirlwind romance with Mr. Bachchan (Yes, that’s contempt) didn’t stop her from being fabulous. She was born out of wedlock to Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan and Telugu actress Pushpavalli. Though she was named after her father, he never acknowledged her. Her initial years as you might have already guessed were a mess and probably the worst phase of her entire life and her career. Nobody liked her nor did they approve of her. Who would have known that one day she’ll be this gorgeous gracious lady who’s always impeccably dressed in kanchivarams and could kill you(if that was possible) with her stunning looks! (even at the age of 58) Rekha started off by appearing in Telugu movies. She made her acting debut as a child actress in Rangula Ratnam in 1966 at the tender age of 12. This is when kids play and get used to the feel of colour pencils in their hands, but not Rehka. She was practicing her lines and getting over any fear that she had. Her debut in Bollywood was 3 years after, as a lead actress in Anjana Safar. This was the same movie where Rekha was tricked to kiss the lead actor and every single person in the industry disapproved of her, she fought with her entire dignity and kept moving forward. People or rather actors in industry usually bank on their looks and acting comes second, they first have to be pretty or handsome but again it was different for Rekha. She was referred to as the ugly duckling of the film industry because of the colour of her skin. Rehka was determined to make a change. She started paying more attention towards enhancing her beauty and improvising on the already perfect acting skills. It was her role of a greedy ambitious wife in Do Anjaane which won her critical acclaim and made her popular with the audience. Her breakthrough in Bollywood was with the movie Ghar, where she portrayed the remarkable role of a gang-rape victim for which she got her first nomination at Filmfare for Best Actress. Her biggest commercial success was Muqaddar Ka Sikander, where she was paired alongside Amitabh Bachchan. In 1980, Rekha appeared in the comedy Khubsoorat, which got her her first Filmfare award as the Best Actress. Rekha’s most scandalous movie of all time was Silsila, where she portrayed the character of Amitabh Bachchan’s love interest and Jaya Bachchan portrayed the character of his wife, somehow depicting their real life story in a twisted way. It was her last movie with Amitabh Bachchan. She went on to deliver hits like Umrao Jaan for which she won the National Award for Best Actress. Throughout her time as a popular actress In Bollywood, Rekha appeared in over 140 movies, portraying various characters and transforming herself from being an ugly duckling to a sex symbol. Rekha was married to a Delhi based industrialist, Mukesh Aggarwal, who later committed suicide. This almost destroyed her, she went into hibernation for a while but came back with a bang and decided to forget all the men as they didn’t give her happiness or respect. Be it her father, husband or Amitabh Bachchan. It was only then when Rekha closed all doors to her heart. Come what may, she kept moving and moving. She had her share of scandals but every time she rose above them and emerged stronger than ever. Kudos to her for that! Her life and career are both brilliant examples of how women don’t need men in their lives to get it going. Life doesn’t stop and we always have choices and from the looks of it, Rekha always made the right choices! Celebden Team wishes Rekha a very happy birth
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RT @caafoundation: It’s official, @PriyankaChopra joins @GirlUp #11DaysofAction campaign ( - 11 days. 11 actions. ht…
RT @caafoundation: It’s official, @PriyankaChopra joins @GirlUp #11DaysofAction campaign ( - 11 days. 11 actions. ht…
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Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and his star-studded troupe of musical show Temptation Reloaded, who are in Perth set to stage a livewire performance Wednesday, regaled packed houses of Bollywood buffs in Auckland and Sydney. The annua...
Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and his star-studded troupe of musical show Temptation Reloaded, who are in Perth set to stage a livewire performance Wednesday, regaled packed houses of Bollywood buffs in Auckland and Sydney. The annual Bollywood extravaganza, features Madhuri Dixit, Rani Mukerji, Jacqueline Fernandez, Yo Yo Honey Singh and Meiyang Chang apart from SRK. […]
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You’ve found a reason for real / To change what you want to see / A reason to go to The Great Indian Octoberfest / And the reason is… Hoobastank. In case you haven’t figured it out yet, US rockers Hoobastank are to head...
You’ve found a reason for real / To change what you want to see / A reason to go to The Great Indian Octoberfest / And the reason is… Hoobastank. In case you haven’t figured it out yet, US rockers Hoobastank are to headline The Great Indian Octoberfest this year, so that gives you… another reason to go (sorry). ‘The Reason’ punnery aside, The Great Indian Octoberfest is set to hit Bangalore from October 18 to 20, at the venerated Jayamahal Palace. Now in its ninth edition, the festival is not just an excuse to adapt the long-standing German tradition of drinking excellent beer and getting hopelessly plastered, it’s also become a way to get together for three days of music. The festival has grown volumes since its inception in 2005 and has also had to shift from the iconic Palace Grounds (here’s why) to Jayamahal Palace, on the garden city’s outskirts. In past years, TGIOF has seen a varied selection of acts from all over the country play at the multiple stage festival, including Demonic Resurrection, Soulmate, Live Banned, Lou Majaw, Bhayanak Maut and so many more. This time around, the festival will have three music stages, including the King’s Land stage (probably not a Game Of Thrones Reference) dedicated to some of the country’s best acts, the Common Colours World Stage and the Nocturnal Cell stage, which will see a host of electronica acts play. Check out what went down at previous editions of the festival here and here. Festival managing director and founder Vilas G V says, “In the ninth edition of the festival, we’ve got around 45 bands playing, with five international acts. It’s a multi-genre festival, and since the country is heavy on Bollywood music, we’ve got representation from there as well.” He explains further, “This year we have Mika Singh representing Bollywood. He’ll be playing on the third day of the festival, and we have Arijit Singh performing on the first day.” Vilas reminisces that the debut edition of the festival saw 12,000 people attend over the course of the three days, a number that shot up to a claimed 50,000 in the next year. “We’ve taken the experience to the next level every year,” he says, “It’s not just a culmination of beer and music, but many different things including art. This year, 15 renowned artists will participate in the festival and paint and sculpt over the course of three days.” Explaining the choice of headliners, he says, “We had Children Of Bodom headline last year because there are a lot of metal fans and metal festivals in Banngalore and that culture has been here for so many years. This year we wanted to have someone who was more universally acceptable, and so we got Hoobastank.” Previous editions of the festival have seen formidable headliners including Finnish metal act Children Of Bodom, Poets Of The Fall, Italian band Lacuna Coil and more, and one can count on Hoobastank to make an equally good impression on the country. The band are also slated to perform at IIT Delhi’s festival Rendezvous on October 18, a day before their headlining set at the Bangalore festival. A partial lineup for the festival has been rolled out, check it out below. More from The Great Indian Octoberfest as we hear it. Lineup Hoobastank Mika Singh All The Fat Children Core 304 Point Of View Arijit Singh Inner Sanctum Exist Immortal Scar Symmetry One Nite Stand Indus Creed Slapdash Tavern Skrat Shankar Tucker Avial Beat Gurus Aabha Hanjura Lagori The Raghu Dixit Project Baiju Dharmajan DJ Clement DJ Rohan Kapoor DJ Inferno DJ NDS and Blue DJ Jasmeet DJ Jochen Miller
about 4 hours ago
Krrish 3 makers are out with their latest track, titled, ‘God Allah Bhagwan’, which seems like a prayer which starts with the Krrish theme. The number features Hrithik Roshan as both, Krishna and Rohit and Priyanka Chopra as ...
Krrish 3 makers are out with their latest track, titled, ‘God Allah Bhagwan’, which seems like a prayer which starts with the Krrish theme. The number features Hrithik Roshan as both, Krishna and Rohit and Priyanka Chopra as Priya.
about 4 hours ago
Anees Bazmee has approached Rekha to star in his upcoming film Welcome Back .
Anees Bazmee has approached Rekha to star in his upcoming film Welcome Back .
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