Today in gossip - Zayed Khan's hair gel; Rakhi Sawant blames other people for her lack of a career; and JR. NTR kicks some MAJOR BUTT!
* The treats just don't stop coming... possibly the best review yet of Love Breakups Zindagi.
I suspect that the easiest way to kill Zayed Khan's career is to steal his hair gel. Because THAT is the only thing that seems holding up his career, the single most striking thing you notice about his performance.
* Oh, boo hoo. Don't blame heroines turning item girls for your problems, Rakhi...
"Today an actress plays the main lead, does a negative role, and even an item song to boot. I feel there should be space for everyone in the industry. I started my career with item songs so I can't become a heroine. But today heroines are becoming item girls."
* Akshay Kumar speaks to Oxford's South Asian Student Association. And it sounds adorable.
* Randeep Hooda must have really annoyed somebody for all these stories of his diva behavior to be making the news.
* This isn't Bollywood related at all, but it is interesting - a new book on the experience of Partition in Punjab.
The writer, who describes his book as the first holistic account of the partition of Punjab and its aftermath, argues "that the partition of India was a necessary but not sufficient basis for the partition of Punjab. All those I spoke to felt partition could have been avoided. It was a mistake, but all of us would have to live it because it cannot be undone. We can only ask Allah to forgive," the writer said.
Everybody is really saying good things about Oosaravelli! Between this and Dookudu, I'm really sad that my theater is just showing the same old-same old Hindi films.
ETA: It's kind of pathetic that Bollywood has decided to concentrate on making floptastic films that attempt to self-consciously poke fun at "filmi cliches," and meanwhile the regional industries are making KICK ASS masala, epic romance, thoughtful slice-of-life films, and earning an increasing box office share at home and in foreign markets in the process.