After Cricket, it’s now Bollywood’s turn. In a shocking turn of events, following from the spot-fixing scandal in IPL, Tusshar Kapoor has been caught guilty in a spot-fixing scandal – a first in Bollywood.
Raju Hirani has announced the next movie in ‘Munnabhai’ series named ‘PCI ke Katju ka Mandola’ with Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani, and Arshad Warsi in lead roles. While Sanjay and Arshad will play Munna and Circuit respectively, Boman will play ‘Justice Katju’ in the movie.
A major talent management group has announced that it will hold a Bollywood award auction along with IPL-7 auctions that will take place next year. Interested parties would be able to buy cricketers as well as movie awards.
Politicians, cutting across party lines, have requested Bollywood couple Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan to schedule their wedding on the day latest politician Arvind Kejriwal could hold his next press conference to “expose” another politician.
While most of the men are reportedly watching IPL matches on TV, a recent study has revealed that an overwhelming majority of men working in the IT industry are preferring to watch family dramas and serials like Bade Achchhe Lagte Hain. These include men of all ages and marital status i.e. not just those who could be giving a company to their wives.
In an innovative solution to the problem of Shah Rukh Khan being detained at US airports, government has decided to give diplomatic status to the Bollywood actor. Shah Rukh Khan will now be recognized as the Chief Minister of Bollywood, and would get a diplomatic passport. However, the rights of responsibilities of SRK is not yet clear, and it’s turning into a political controversy.
Responding to a PIL, a Delhi court has ordered the government to properly define the word “celebrity”. The petitioners had claimed a massive fraud going on in the entertainment industry as any damn person would appear on television claiming to be a “celebrity”. The PIL especially referred to Bigg Boss, which has seen a slew of so-called celebrities, about whom common people had no frigging clue.
Why this Kolaveri di, the soup song, is now making its presence felt across domains. Businesses and institutions are trying to ride the wave of popularity it has generated by coming up with related ideas that they believe will appeal to the masses. While a vendor in Gujarat has started selling “Kolaveri Dhokla”, the United Nations has announced “World Kolaveri Day” on next Friday.
Dhaanchu, a farmer, has sued a renowned English daily for giving four star ratings to the film “Three Cubed Idiots” starring Uday Chopra, Tusshar Kapoor and Harman Baweja, all in triple roles. Dhaanchu alleges that impressed by the ratings he had come all the way from his home to Delhi, the only place where the movie was being shown, and suffered deep mental scars after watching the movie.
A Bollywood film producer is facing strong criticism for offering a scriptwriter an amount of fee, which is as high as the budget earmarked for the wardrobe expenses of the film’s heroine. The step is being seen as a “game changer” that could queer the pitch of filmmaking for existing and future filmmakers, and thus is being opposed by most of the producers in the industry.