Indian Idol 4 Gala Round 9 – Top 6 – 30th January 2009 – Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar were on the stage of Indian Idol 4 to promote this newly released film LuckbyChance (Checkout the photos). With three girls and three boys, the Idol Contest is evenly poised between boys and girls and like Sa re ga pa ma, will Indian Idol see its first Girl Idol this time? Vote your favorite contestant(s). Voting lines for this Gala Round 8 is open until 31st January 2009 0900 IST. Zorsebol Voting below:
In the Country where only the Cricketers & Film Stars get all the laurels & recognition for their achievements, other Achievers in different fields are ofter left out like Olympic Medal winners Sushil Kumar & Virendra Singh also Akhil Singh who pall put up a great fight in the Beijing Olympics.
Luckbychance – a movie that highlights life of struggling actors in the Bollywood industry is a directorial debut by Zoya Akhtar. The movie will see Farhan Akhtar as the struggling actor and the various ups and downs the actor goes through. Read more about the movie and watch movie stills here.
A non-cognizable offence has been registered against singer and music director Adnan Sami for allegedly harassing and abusing his wife Sabah Galadari at their residence in Lokhandwala in Mumbai. Sabah Galadari is incidentally second wife of Adnan.
Dance India Dance – new dance based reality show will go on air starting today (30th January 2009) and is said to be one of the biggest dance show on Indian Television. More than 200,000 auditions were conducted and the chosen one will be trained by the Ace Bollywood choreographers Terrance Lewis, Remo D’Souza and Geeta Kapoor. Mithun Chakraborty, who is one of the finest dancer of his times will judge the show and of course there will be viewers’ participation as well. The show will replace Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009 and will be shown at a new timing Friday & Saturday 9:30 PM IST.
In remarks that may rattle some feathers from Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday said that he would not allow growth of ‘pub culture’ in the state but made it clear that people taking law into their hands will be dealt with firmly.
Delhi-6 is one of the much awaited Bollywood film starring Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Om Puri, Atul Kulkarni, and Divya Dutta. The movie is directed by Rang De Basanti fame director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The movie is reportedly based on Mehra’s growing up years in Chandni Chowk area of Old Delhi.
Sri Sai Durga is the latest Telugu film in production starring Ali and Suprena. The film directed by MS Srichand and produced by Usha Singamsetti under the banner of Sri Sai Durga Arts. Director says, ‘It is the story of a youth, who always plans life to go smooth without any obstacles. If he still faces problems, what would be his reaction and how he would solve them is the subject. The entire film was made to be an entertainer.’
The IFF committee (Islamic Fashion festival) 2009 had held a fashion show at Renaissance Hotel, Powai, Mumbai on 27th Jan 2009. The theme for the year 2009 was Bridal wear.
Slamming the critics of Oscar nominated Slumdog Millionaire, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has said that the poverty highlighted in the movie is a “reality” and wondered why people in India tend to become cynical when something good is happening.