And now news!
* Freida Pinto is so annoying.
On if she'd ever do a Bollywood movie: "I enjoy doing independent film, so if an independent film comes out of India, I'll be so happy."
I guess she didn't chichat with Anurag and Kalki while they were doing cameos in Trishna. Can she just stop pretending she's some amazing artistic actress instead of a model who caught a lucky break?
* Okay, I was wondering when this story was going to break... Rajesh's long time girlfriend Anita Advani has popped up in the news demanding cash money. I think it's only fair considering the family wants to turn his house - where she is living - into a museum. Don't just kick the woman to the curb with nothing! Have a heart!
* And... apparently Laila Khan - the starlet famous for being murdered - played opposite Rajesh Khanna in his 2008 "comeback" Wafaa: A Deadly Love Story.
The world is a strange place.
Before we leave Rajesh, some local color from Rajesh's funeral in The Hindu. It's a nice piece.
A large number of fans turned up from the neighbouring state of Gujarat. “Some 51 luxury buses have come from various parts of Gujarat,” Kushal Singh, a fan of Kakaji [as Mr. Khanna was fondly called] from Ahmedabad told The Hindu. The Gujarat contingent marched, carrying a garlanded photograph of the veteran actor, shouting,“Long Live Rajesh Khanna!’ and ‘Rajesh Khanna Zindabad!’
* Rumors of Aishwarya Rai going back to Hollywood.
* Was Bipasha dropped from Shootout at Wadala because John Abraham is a big baby?
* I'm surprised it took this long - Nagesh Kukunoor has no funding for his next film. Did the ex-producer finally see his last few films and realized he had signed on for a major bomb?
Kukunoor remained unavailable for comments.
* Another gori model is
* The busy life of Bollywood stylists...
In an India where most fashionistas look like clones who all shopped at Zara, cultivating a unique style is evidently not a popular pursuit. But Anaita has a positive spin on that too. “In the long run, we will be a better dressed nation. For me, it’s a thrill to see people who shop at Zara, though sometimes I feel like telling them, ‘Don’t buy that, it doesn’t suit your figure.’ But they will get it right one day.”