Know all about the sensuous Sonakshi Sinha!

31 Jul

Sonakshi Sinha, who shot to fame with her quiet, demure, yet confident portrayal of a village belle in Dabangg, has taken the film industry by storm giving most of the leading ladies sleepless nights. Packed with talent and with big banner films in her kitty, there is no stopping this gorgeous damsel!

Know her up and close with as you check out her list of favourites:
  1. Sonakshi was born in Mumbai on 2nd June 1987, that makes her a Gemini
  2. She is 5.6″ tall
  3. She has done her Fashion Designing from SNDT college in Mumbai
  4. Her smile and her eyes are her sex appeal
  5. Her hobbies are watching films, listening to music and singing
  6. Her favorite colors are black, white and green
  7. Sonakshi loves Chinese, Thai, Italian and Maharashtrian cuisines.
  8. Bracelets are her favorite accessories
  9. Diamonds are her favorite jewels
  10. Her favorite perfume is ‘Dune’
  11. Sonakshi loves to read books by John Grisham
  12. Musical Maestro – A.R. Rahman is her favorite melody maker
  13. USA, New Zealand, Kerala and Mumbai are her favorite places.
  14. She loves cricket and Sachin Tendulkar is her favorite cricketer
  15. Her favorite singers are Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle and Hariharan
  16. Her favorite Bollywood stars are her father, Shatrughan Sinha, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan while Sridevi and Rekha are her favorite actresses
  17. She loves to wear Jeans, T-shirts and sarees
  18. She knows English, Hindi and Marathi
  19. She admires honest, innocent, loving and hardworking people
  20. She dislikes lazy, dirty and cruel people
  21. Her beauty secret is eating healthy food
  22. Her strength is her self confidence while her family is her weakness
  23. Her role model is her father Shatrughan Sinha



Huma Qureshi – A Talented Bonanza!

26 Jul

Huma Qureshi is another talent that is making waves in tinsel town. Huma with her brief but impactful performance in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur I, has proclaimed her arrival. Huma was a model before she stepped into the acting arena and was noticed for advertisements of Vita Marie, Saffola Oil, Mederma Cream, Samsung Guru, Pears Soap and Nerolac. It was her work in these commercials that garnered attention, especially the ones in which she featured opposite superstars, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan.

Huma has worked in theatres in Delhi before she started working in films and has had the good luck to work with noted theatre personalities like Aamir Raza Husain, Sohaila Kapur, Rahul Pulkeshi and NK Sharma of Act One Group

Apart from Gangs of Wasseypur, Huma has bagged the role in the Tamil film, Billa 2 opposite Ajith after competing with 700 girls. In 2012, she was honored with a Special Mention by the Grand Jury at the 2012 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles for her performance as the titular character in the short film Sujata. Huma will be seen in Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, a romantic comedy, touted to be India’s first “food film that will portray her as a “fun loving Punjabi girl”. Qureshi currently has her hands full shooting for the psychological thriller Ek Thi Daayan opposite Emraan Hashmi, which is jointly produced by Vishal Bhardwaj and Ekta Kapoor. She has further signed to be part of Nikhil Advani’s next yet-to-be-titled project, and has performed an item number in the dubbed Hindi version of Michael Winterbottom’s drama film Trishna starring Freida Pinto. “Good work is on my cards, wherever it comes from,” says the proud actress, who is a die-hard SRK fan and we couldn’t agree more.

With an attractive face and oodles of talent, Huma has it all to make it big in Mumbai’s Dream Factory! We wish her all the luck!



Angela Jonsson Joins The Salman Camp!

24 Jul

Ramp to reel is a now a common phenomenon in Bollywood with numerous ramp models trying their hand at acting and create a niche for themselves in the film industry. Kingfisher model, Angela Jonsson is no exception. This young model hogged the limelight when she won the prestigious Kingfisher Calendar Model Hunt in 2011.

The gorgeous gal has been taken lessons in to improve her diction to embark on a career in films. Finally lady luck seems to have cast her smile on her and if the buzz is to be believed she has been signed on for a three film contract with Salman Khan’s home production and also a contract with Sajid Nadiadwala’s film company.

Angela is back in Sher Khan, especially on Salman Khan’s recommendation. Revealed a source, “Other options were explored. But nothing came of it. Actually Salman’s range of heroines is shrinking. He won’t work with Priyanka Chopra. Katrina and Salman have mutually decided not to sign any films together after Ek Tha Tiger. Deepika and Salman are somehow never working out together. As for Sonakshi, he’s wrapping up Dabangg 2 with her and shortly goes into Shirish Kunder’s Kick with her. It’s time to find new co-stars. Angela who is already signed with Salman’s home production, fits the role in Sher Khan perfectly.” This news was confirmed by Sohail Khan after much prodding.

Angela’s character in the film is very feminine, yet athletic and is expected to do stunts. The film will be shot in jungles and mountains.

For all those who want to know more about this glam gal, check out these tidbits:

  • She is born on 28th February, 1990
  • She is 5.8″tall
  • She was voted one of Times 50 Most Desirable Women in India in 2011.
  • She was born in Chennai, India
  • Her father is from Iceland, while her mother hails from Mangalore. Her parents are coffee exporters
  • She has six sisters and three brothers.
  • She spent her childhood in an estate on the mountains of Kodaikanal and studied in the American School there.
  • She admitted to have dated actor Ranbir Kapoor in early 2011.


Rajesh Khanna : Romancing With Words.

19 Jul

While the Original Superstar’s journey of earthly life comes to an end, he has left behind some multiple strings of words in form of unforgettable lines. The lines which have left strong imprints in our hearts and minds.

Lets have a look at some of his best dialogues which we will cherish forever.

“Babumoshai, zindagi aur maut to upar waale ke haath mein hai jahanpanah..” – Anand

“Pushpa, I hate tears!” – Amar Prem

“Kisi ko apni ore kheechna to koi khoobi nahi. Khoobi hai to kisi aur se khich jaane mein…” – Kati Patang

“Main marne se pehle marna nahi chahta..Apne is diye ki umar badhane ke liye, main uski roshni ko kum nahi kar sakta” – Safar

“Is ek gilaas mein ek mazdoor ki ek mahine ki roti hai” – Namak Haram

“It’s simple to be happy. But it’s so difficult to be simple!” -Bawarchi

“Seth, jise tum khareedne chale ho, uske chehre pe likha hai, Not For Sale” – Avtaar


Katrina Wants Love!

17 Jul

Bollywood’s Barbie Doll, Katrina Kaif celebrated her 28th birthday yesterday on 16th July. The pretty faced actress who has had an iconic rise in tinsel town wishes and hopes to get love! Surprised, are you?

Revealed a close friend of the actress, “In the last couple of years Katrina has only been focusing on her work. She had no choice. All her friends in the industry have attached their hearts to a loved one. Katrina seems to be missing the chance to find love. She isn’t a party animal. Nor does she believe that love work is a good substitute for love. She has definite dreams of domesticity.

She loves the life of a family girl. And when she sees her sisters happily married she gets lonely. As she told another friend, “Every evening I return to an empty home. All my friends have a family or a love life. My family stays away and I hate asking my mom or sisters to leave their obligations and come running to join me here in Mumbai. I am not a little baby. I can look after myself.”

On her birthday, we bring you twenty things you didn’t know about her!

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif was born on July 16, 1984

She was born in Hong Kong, brought up in Hawaii and later moved to her mother’s home country, England. She grew up in 18 different countries!

Katrina is half Indian and half British by ethnicity. Her father was Indian, Mohammed Kaif and mother was a British woman, Susanna Turquotte. Her parents parted ways when she was very young. She lived with her mother thereafter.
She is one of the seven siblings; she has 6 sisters and 1 brother. Katrina’s sisters’ names are Isabella, Mellisa, Sarah, Christina, Natasha and Sonia. Her brother’s name is Michael.

She started her modelling career at age 14 with a jewellery campaign.

Katrina is still a British citizen and works in India on an employment visa.

When Katrina moved to India, she didn’t know Hindi and her voice was dubbed by other artists.

Katrina Kaif’s favourite beverage is well made black coffee.

Katrina’s favourite food is sushi and cereals.

Her favourite international designers are Armani, Miu Miu, Prada, Versace.

Her favourite Indian designers are Rina Dhaka, Tarun Tahiliani, Rocky S.

Katrina Kaif started off with photographer Atul Kasbekar. Later she got offers from Lakme, LG, Cola, Fevicol, Pantene, Veet, Kodak, and LOreal.

Other than walking on the ramp and being on magazine covers, Katrina is an ambassador for brands like Lakme, Pantene, Veet, L’Oreal, Kodak cameras, Samsung, LG and Estelle jewellery.

Katrina was voted as Sexiest Asian woman in the world by Eastern Eye in the years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

She hates stuffed toys with the exception of a teddy bear that Salman Khan gifted her, that she loves!

She is also the most searched Bollywood celebrity according to Google’s 2008, 2009 and 2010 analytics.

Katrina Kaif has been voted as the sexiest woman in the world four times by the Fashion Magazine, FHM.

She visits Sidhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church, Ajmer Sharif Dargah before the release of her every film.
Katrina Kaif is afraid of the dark and creepy-crawly insects.

Says Kat: It’s not my style to either wear minimum clothes, to strip or to even be comfortable with a sex-symbol label.




Akshay Kumar’s Fitness Secrets.

12 Jul

Akshay Kumar is known for his lean and agile bodies, but what most of us do not know is that Akki has never lifted weights, has never had a personal trainer or even does not have a specific diet to follow, yet he has one of the most enviable bodies ever!

Akshay owes his outlook towards life to martial arts, particularly Karate.

A total fitness freak, Akshay wishes that some form of martial arts should be taught in Indian schools so that every child has the opportunity to fight, defend and discipline.

In support of her husband’s stand, Akkis’s wife Twinkle Khanna and his sister teach yoga to the children of their housing society!

In order to stay fit and energetic, Akshay goes to bed at 9pm and rises at 4:30am and heads for his gym where he just plays around for an hour or hour-and-a-half.

A combination of kickboxing, basketball, swimming, parkour and other sports also helps Akshay stay in shape.

He easy going with his food too and says, “I am an Indian and I love to eat, but I am careful not to binge.”We are what we eat,” he says. “There is no hiding it. I am a Punjabi and I was born to eat.”

With no set diet, he follows three simple rules: Simple home-cooked food, Light dinners comprising soups or salads and Dinner MUST be over by 7 pm.

His breakfast is eggs, maa-ka-parantha juices or milkshake.

Lunch he carries from home, but shares the lunch of coworkers if they have something interesting.

Dinner is a light meal consisting of salads, soup or chicken. He snacks on dry fruits and does not know the taste of tea and coffee.

Sundays is the day he sets aside for eating “everything that comes my way”.

His weakness is sweets and he’ll have a bit of chocolate cake, gulab jamun or any Indian mithai to keep his sweet tooth satisfied.

Akshay is a big fan of Ayurvedic medicine and treatments.



The Other Side Of Sunny Leone!

10 Jul

Sunny Leone is the latest hot bod to have taken Bollywood by storm. Debuting in tinsel town with Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Jism 2’, Sunny is all set to scorch the screens with her dare bare act.

A Canadian porn star by profession, Sunny Leone’s first tryst with the Indian entertainment industry was with her appearance in reality TV show, Bigg Boss in 2011. She was offered a role in Jism 2 when Mahesh Bhatt visited the Bigg Boss House.

We have gathered a few interesting facts about Sunny. Check them out:

Sunny Leone was born as Karanjit Kaur Vohra to Sikh Punjabi parents on 13th May in 1981 in Sarnia, Ontario in Canada. Her father was born in Tibet and raised in Delhi, while her mother was from Himachal Pradesh, Sirmaur.

She lost her mother in 2008 and father in 2010.

She has a dual citizenship of Canada and USA.

She loved building snowmen, playing street hockey and ice skating in her childhood. She also used to play on a women’s soccer league team in California.

She first attended Catholic school and then junior college in Southern California, a place to where her family moved while she was in school.

At her Catholic school, she had her first kiss at 11, lost her virginity to a basketball player at another school at 16.

She discovered that she was a bisexual when she was 18, but has stated that she prefers men.

Before working in the porn industry, she first worked at a German bakery, Jiffy Lube and later a tax and retirement firm.

While studying to be a pediatric nurse in Orange County, a classmate who was an exotic dancer introduced Leone to John Stevens, an agent who in turn introduced her to Jay Allen, a photographer for Penthouse magazine.

Apart from porn films, Sunny has also played roles in mainstream films and TV shows.

She keeps her body in shape by working out as much as she can despite her busy schedule and as quoted in Men’s Fitness magazine, “I try to eat very healthy – lots of vegetables, drinking my milk every day.

In her spare time she enjoys abstract paintings, horse riding, reading, playing World of Warcraft, watching The Simpsons and the Discovery Channel. 

Her favourite holiday destination is Hawaii.

Sunny’s favourite cuisine is Italian.

She mentioned in an interview at the start of 2011 that she was married to Daniel Weber.