Dec 25, 2010

Katrina Kaif hits Akshay Kumar - Tees Mar Khan shooting

MUMBAI: Famous Director Farah Khan’s “Tees Maar Khan” shooting ended well and is ready to release with all the cast pleased with their performance and satisfied because of their team work and efforts.

Well, maybe it wasn’t really like this, not atleast for Akshay Kumar because the Akshay Kumar got injured

Dec 24, 2010

Esmée hooked up with Timberlake - Love Dealer - Single review

Esmée Denters hooked up with Justin Timberlake for her new single Love Dealer, a fun pop song about needing a fix of love. It's nice to see Timberlake doing musical projects again, if he's leading up to doing a new album anytime soon. It's been a while since we've seen him on the scene,

Nicole Kidman in ‘Rabbit Hole’

Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart and Miles Teller give a trifecta of rich, evocative performances that lift this emotionally challenging film above the fray.  Mitchell’s deeply moving film version of the Pulitzer Prize and 2007 Tony award winning play is a jewel, which may well be trampled underfoot by the onslaught of awards seasons offerings vying for theatre space.

Ash's luggage went missing at Chennai airport

Nobody, it seems, is safe from airline trouble - not even Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan whose luggage went missing at Chennai airport. The actress, who was in Chennai to attend a promotional event, discovered that only some of her belongings had made the journey South with her.

Octopus battery charger sucks up to iPhone

The Octopus is an external battery-pack for the iPhone, with a neat trick. Instead of just hanging off the dock connector and sliding out just enough to disconnect, it has suction cups that stick the pack onto the back of the phone.

Rollei to offer 3D digital camera

Do you love how stereoscopic 3D technology has changed the way the consumer electronics scene worked this year? Perhaps you’re sick of listening to arguments on which 3D viewing technology is best, and just want to get on with your life, but one thing’s for sure – 3D is here to say, and it isn’t going to go away anytime soon.

Sony Ericsson Live View getting updated

Sony Ericsson has announced that their Live View smartphone accessory will be getting an update in January, which will address a range of problems, including bug fixes and a range of new features. Some of the bug fixes include Bluetooth connection issues, particularly when using the Live View with non Sony Ericsson smartphones.

Nails Tell You about Your Health

You file them and paint them, but have you taken a closer look at your nails recently? If you do stop to examine them, nails may have a story to tell. Particularly with their color and texture, nails can indicate certain disease or imbalances within the body. The following is a list of common nail abnormalities and their meanings. White Nails.

Salman Khan weds Asin secretly

Salman Khan ‘married’ actress Asin earlier this week in a hush-hush ceremony in which her parents were not invited, according to the media down south. As the evidence, a photograph of Salman dressed as a dulha and Asin as his new bride was splashed in the press reports.

'TMK' is remake of an Italian comedy film

The similarities are startling! Tees Maar Khan (TMK), Farah Khan’s latest film starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif is a remake of an Italian comedy film starring Peter Sellers. In director Vittorio De Sica’s 1966 comedy film After The Fox, Peter Sellers plays the clever con man called Fox.

Sara and Ali’s marriage in trouble

The much-hyped marriage of television actress Sara Khan and Ali Merchant is over and the former’s mother says that they were never in favour of the relationship. “We never liked Ali and we were opposing their marriage. But today the time has changed. Parents have to follow children, the children don’t follow them,” Sara’s mother Seema Khan said.

Dec 22, 2010

Salman Khan’s loss is Aamir Khan’s gain

MUMBAI: The tinsel town is buzzing with the news that Aamir Khan’s next is a thriller to be directed by Reema Kagti and will be produced by Farhan Akhtar. But it was Salman Khan whom the director approached first.

As a tabloid reports, it was Salman who was in the mind of Reema Kagti for her paranormal thriller on the lines of films like Bhoot.

Rani Mukherjee is happy to be journalist

Rani Mukherjee is coming back with a bang. After a slew of weepy roles, the actress steps into the shoes of a fiery, foul-mouthed crime reporter in No One Killed Jessica which is slated to release on January 7. The 32-year-old actress said that by playing the role of crime reporter she realized how difficult and risky is the job.

Add Colors to your Home With Paint

Painting your house on a routine basis will not only help in maintenance but also add a touch of beauty to the way your house looks. Your house will have an entirely new look, both in the interiors and exteriors, after painting. While painting your house make sure that you choose the colors wisely both for the rooms as well as the outside. There are many house painting ideas, which you can use for your house.

Kareena hugged Priyanka in public

Everybody knows that Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra don't see eye to eye. However, they surprised everyone recently by hugging in public. It happened at the Mumbai Police Mela held at Andheri. Priyanka was performing to the track “Desi Girl” when Saif Ali Khan and Shah Rukh Khan joined her on stage.

Recipe - The Batter Fish Fry

Fish (cut into 3 inch pieces, marinated with 1/2 kg salt /pepper and ajinomoto (1/2 tsp each) and kept aside for 10-15 minutes)
Flour 1 cup
Corn flour 2 tbsp Baking powder 1/2 tsp
Egg 1(beaten)
Salt pinch
Cooking oil 6 cups for deep frying.

Review - JVC GZ-HD500 Camcorder

It’s the week before Christmas, folks, and one thing you’re going to need if you haven’t already picked it up is a way to record all those spectacular holiday memories. Family, friends, and of course, New Year’s Eve just another week away means you’ll be needing a camcorder, and we’ve got camcorders all this week for you.

Multitouch Twitter Wall headed for CES 2011

Chirpy social networking portal Twitter is about to get a huge Consumer Electronics Show (CES) boost in a few weeks' time. Finland's Multitouch Ltd has announced that it will allow show visitors and exhibitors to interact with the Official 2011 International CES Twitter Wall, consisting of at least six Multitouch Cell 46 displays measuring 3 x 2 feet.

The prototype pen reduces stress in its user

Industrial Design PhD student Miguel Bruns Alonso from the Netherlands’ Delft University of Technology has created a prototype pen that he claims can identify short-term stress in its user, and that can then proceed to alleviate some of that stress. The “anti-stress pen” doesn’t measure a persons heart rate or their galvanic skin response – instead, it detects when it’s being fidgeted with, and gets the user to stop.

Nokia Windows Phone 7 Smartphones in 2011

There are some tech industry rumors that simply refuse to die, and today it’s the turn of Nokia and a potential Windows Phone 7 device that’s getting raked over the coals once more. According to sources Microsoft and Nokia have been holding ongoing talks regarding a Nokia-branded Windows Phone 7 smartphone range.

Chinese Robot waiters never lose patience

Service with a smile also comes with an electronic voice at the Dalu Robot restaurant, where the hotpot meals are not as famous yet as the staff who never lose their patience and never take tips. The restaurant, which opened this month in Jinan in northern Shandong province,

PlayStation Phone to be called "Xperia Play"

The long-rumored, Android-powered PlayStation phone must be the worst kept secret at Sony since 2009's widely leaked PSP Go, and now we have even more purported tidbits to mull over, including a potential name for the handset and even a release date. First up, the name: "Xperia Play,"

I Went into Depression, But Am Back Says King Khan

Shah Rukh Khan says he had gone into a depression mode but is now back and full of energy. The 45-year-old superstar also believes he is very poor at expressing his innermost feelings, be it love, anger or friendship. “I feel so much healthy and refreshed from within — due to the injury and the suffering I had got into a depression mode but now I am out of it.

‘Avatar’ the most pirated film of 2010

"Avatar" is the most pirated film of the year, according to data released by a file-sharing blog. The biggest film in history was downloaded from torrent websites 16.6 million times, according to TorrentFreak. That represents a 33% increase in download activity from last year's top-pirated film, "Star Trek," which was downloaded just under 11 million times.

Katrina Kaif Wishes To Do Three Dream Roles

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has acted with almost all the big actors in Bollywood, and she is no doubt one of the top actresses in Bollywood today with many hits in her kitty. But she still has a dream unfulfilled – to act with Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan. Katrina said that she wishes to do three dream roles – a period film, a romantic-tragedy like Devdas and an action film like Salt and Charlie’s Angels.

Dec 20, 2010

'Oldest' Facebooker wins new pals

A centenarian says she has been inundated with Facebook Friend requests since reports of her becoming the oldest user of the social network site. Lillian Lowe, 103, from Tenby, Pembrokeshire, has only a few dozen friends, mostly family, registered. But since being dubbed Facebook's oldest user, she has had 999 friendship requests from around the world.

Katrina Kaif once rejected because of being fat

Bollywood superstar Katrina Kaif has revealed that she was once turned away from a UK modeling contract for being too fat. "They said I didn't fit their size requirement. I knew I was never going to get any thinner. I'm not skinny, I am healthy and toned,” the Sun quoted the stunning size-ten star as saying.

The stark images reveal waterfall Niagra as a desert

It's taken 41 years, but a previously unseen set of photos of the mighty Niagara Falls reduced to nothing more than a barren cliff-top have finally surfaced. The stark images reveal North America's iconic - and most powerful - waterfall to be almost as dry as a desert. In June 1969, U.S. engineers diverted the flow of the Niagara River away from the American side of the falls for several months.

Tera Kya Hoga Johnny - Movie Preview

Tera Kya Hoga Johnny is a thriller-cum-drama where emotions like greed, lust, love, betrayal and hope acquire a new meaning in a Mumbai that desperately wants to be Shanghai.  Written and directed by Sudhir Mishra, the movie stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, Shahana Goswami, Kay Kay Menon, Soha Ali Khan, Karan Nath and Sikander Agarwal in leading roles. The film tells the story of Parvez (Neil Nitin Mukesh) who wants to be a part of the 'India Shining' dream.

Farah Khan about Shah Rukh and TMK

Farah Khan speaks about her next release Tees Maar Khan, her new leading man and her relationship with SRK. She says a lot more about her relation with Shah Rukh Khan. She says things have become quite normal and at the same time she seems happy to have a without the King Khan. She says it would be the first film that she could own.

Everyone Desires for the Perfectly Decorated

Turn your ideas into reality by these simple steps of home improvement project. Everyone desires for the perfectly decorated and well-equipped dream home with stylish and modern look. People made many steps to make their home improvement project successful; however, not all are fully aware of the pros and cons of decisions when it comes to buying home furniture.

Movie Review: Band Baaja Baaraat

Have you ever wondered what they mean when they talk about the chemistry between a screen pair? Watch this delightful ode to the Great Indian Wedding. It solves the mystery of chemistry for keeps. The super-accomplished Anushka Sharma and debutant, quite easily the discovery of the year, Ranveer Singh (is this really his first film?)

Dec 19, 2010

We seldom Agree on a Script - Says kajol

They might be the perfect couple when it comes to homemaking, but Bollywood actress Kajol says that she and husband Ajay Devgan rarely ever agree on a script. “It has to be few movies over the years,” said Kajol when asked why the star couple is rarely seen together on screen. The 35-year-old mother of two said, when her husband feels he has found a ‘workable’ script, she rejects it saying it is too boring and does not work for her.

Olivia Wilde, Maria Bello bring Hollywood to Haiti

LOS ANGELES: After the devastating earthquake rocked Haiti earlier this year, food and medical aid poured into the island country, but in the months that followed a pair of Hollywood actresses and their friends had another idea. They wanted to build a movie theater.

It may seem like a far-fetched notion, but since it opened in September,

From finance to fiction in India and Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Finance and fiction seem like an unlikely mix, but a number of Indian and Pakistani novelists are finding their stints as finance professionals may have helped ward off writer's block. While there is no direct link between mastering the markets and writing novels,

Dec 18, 2010

Rahaman nominated for Golden Globe Awards

MUMBAI: A. R. Rahaman - the musical genious from India - has been nominated in the Best Original Score for Motion Picture category for the 2011 Golden Globe Awards. The nomination of Rahaman is for his work in Danny Boyle's 127 hours.

The composer himself reacted to the nomination by saying "This is a blessing beyond words."

Katrina visits Ajmer shrine

AJMER: Bollywood frontline actress, also winner of most beautiful ‘Eastern Eyes’ award in the year 2010, Katrina Kaif Saturday made her ways at Shrine of Sufi Saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti (R.A) respectfully known as ‘Khwaja Ghareeb Nawaz’ (Generous for poor people) here in Ajmer Shareef.

41 songs qualify for Oscar

A TOTAL of 41 songs are in contention for the best original song category at the 2011 Oscars, it has been announced.
Three of them come from Burlesque, starring Cher and Christina Aguilera, which had its UK premiere this week.Tracks performed by Gwyneth Paltrow, Janet Jackson and Alanis Morissette also feature on the longlist.
The eligible songs will be whittled down to a list of no more than five by the time the Academy Award nominations are announced on 25 January.

Dec 17, 2010

Around 7.7m people have illegally downloaded music this year

Latest report suggests more than 1.2bn tracks were pirated or shared, costing the industry £219m. Geoff Taylor, of the British Recorded Music Industry (BPI), said illegal downloading was becoming a "parasite".
Yet campaigners for consumers' digital rights claim its call for new anti-piracy legislation is "immoral".

Shah Rukh Khan to host game show - Indian TV version of Wipeout

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been unveiled as the host of Zor Ka Jhatka, the new Indian version of the obstacle course reality show Wipeout.
Khan, who has been recovering this year from a shoulder injury, said in Mumbai he was "so happy" about his comeback.

Pink Panther Director Blake Edwards dies aged 88

LOS ANGELES: Oscar-winning director Blake Edwards, who made the "Pink Panther" movies and the 1961 classic "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died at the age of 88, his agent said Thursday.

Edwards, who died Wednesday, worked with cinema legends including Audrey Hepburn,

'Tron' sequel set to hit $40 million at box office

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood is once again overstuffing the Christmas stocking with films of all shapes and sizes, hoping to benefit from the most lucrative and intense stretch of the year at the box office. Among the four new wide releases, Disney's 3D tentpole "Tron: Legacy" is expected to top the weekend with three-day sales north of $40 million.

Dec 16, 2010

Katrina Kaif was scared of Farah

Everyone in the industry who has worked with Farah Khan knows that the lady is a tough taskmaster. Naturally, the pressure was high on Katrina Kaif while shooting Sheila Ki Jawani for Tees Maar Khan. The actress was dead scared.

Kat is not that good a dancer (judging from her earlier dancing numbers), and she had never done a proper smoldering item song till now.

Dubai film festival kicks off

DUBAI: The seventh edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has started in the modern city of the gulf oil-rich United Arab Emirates, which will unveil 157 films from 57 nations, including a large portion for Chinese movies.

The event kicked off on Saturday and will run until Dec. 19.

Jessie J named Critics' Choice at BRIT awards

LONDON: British singer/songwriter Jessie J has won the BRITs Critics' Choice award, making it four prizes in four years for female acts.

Previous winners of the prize honoring up-and-coming artists on the British pop scene were Ellie Goulding, Florence and the Machine and Adele.

Sandra Bullock tops People's most intriguing list

NEW YORK: Sandra Bullock, whose year of Oscar highs and divorce lows were captured this year in tabloid headlines, was named woman of the year in People magazine's issue of the 25 most intriguing people of 2010. In its special issue that hits newsstands on Friday, People also singled out stars and non-stars alike with special titles.

Bruni says Sarkozy often thinks about second term

PARIS: French President Nicolas Sarkozy often thinks about whether to run for a second term in 2012, his wife, former supermodel Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, said. Sarkozy, who was elected in 2007, has yet to say whether he will seek a second five-year term and has given himself until the second half of 2011 to make up his mind.

Katrina Kaif tops Eastern Eye’s list again

MUMBAI: Leading Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, who made her presence felt in Telugu and Malayalam with Venkatesh's Malleswari, Balakrishna's Allari Pidugu and Mammootty's Balram vs. Taradas, has been voted as the Sexiest Woman in the World in the British magazine Eastern Eye’s list for the third time.

Ocean of Love - Bathtub to shed physical, mental strain

Commissioned by TEUCO, a leading brand in bath accessories, Ukrainian designer Oleg Suzdalev has created a bathtub concept dubbed the “Ocean of Love” that as elucidated by the designer “carefully dips you into the ocean of comfort, pleasure, tenderness and love.” Born with the desire to fill human life with the sensation of care, sincerity and purity of feelings, the bathtub looks like a serene petal to give you both physical and psychological pleasure.

Shah Rukh Khan voted Best Actor of the Year 2010

King Khan rules! He’s back at the top after lying low for the last couple of years. In the latest poll done by a website, Shah Rukh Khan has been voted the Best Actor of 2010 for his stellar performance in director Karan Johar’s film My Name Is Khan which released in February this year. In the poll, readers were asked to vote the outstanding performance of the year and the options were: SRK in MNIK,

Dec 15, 2010

The incredible jet lag pill that help you catch up on sleep

A jet leg pill that could relieve millions of long-haul passengers from sleepless nights and mid-afternoon drowsiness is one step closer, scientists say.
They have discovered a natural chemical that dramatically slows down the body’s biological clock, allowing it to 'catch up' with the local time.
The chemical - dubbed 'longdaysin' - paves the way for a host of new drugs to treat severe sleep disorders, jet jag and problems caused by night shifts.
In tests, American researchers used longdaysin to lengthen the biological clocks of zebrafish by more than 10 hours. Lead scientist Dr Steve Kay, of the University of California, San Diego, said: 'Theoretically, longdaysin or a compound like it could be used to correct sleep disorders such as the genetic disorder Familial Advanced Sleep syndrome, which is characterized by a clock that’s running too fast.