Category Archive for: ‘Bollywood’

2014 IIFA Awards

2014 IIFA Awards

  What a thrill to be a part of the IIFA Awards weekend in Tampa, Florida! The Desh-Videsh team was honored to be a media partner of the IIFA Expo, and we were even more excited to be a part of this global show here in our own home state. No doubt many of you joined the thousands who came …

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Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

Gunday earns $4.65 million in two days Gunday, starring Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, has received mixed response from audiences and critics alike. While some call it a refreshingly different movie, others call it a potpourri of confusing ideas. Its first weekend earnings were an ordinary $4.65 million, equal to Rs. 29 crores. In this era of 100 …

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Bollywoods Appeal: Why are we so fascinated?

Bollywoods Appeal: Why are we so fascinated?

Author by Suhani Patel As the world’s leading producer of movies, no other country makes as many movies as Bollywood. Hindi cinema is comprised of a multitude of genres. The tradition inherent in some films versus the modernity of others is what creates Bollywood’s eccentric cinematography. Whether you watch Bollywood films to swoon over the actors and actresses, immerse yourself …

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Bollywood Music: Then and Now

Bollywood Music: Then and Now

    Music is one of the pillars on which Bollywood movies are structured. Over the years, the music in Hindi cinema movies has evolved tremendously; from the soulful nasal renditions like “Jab Dil hi Toot Gaya” by K.L. Saigal in the 30s and 40s to pop-type nasal renditions such as “Aashiq Banaya Aapne” by Himesh Reshamiya in the 2000s. …

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IIFA Events 2014

IIFA Events 2014

                  Tampa Bay, Florida is thriving with excitement as the IIFA 2014 ceremony is poised to rock the city. The event is spread over four days, from April 23– 26. Tickets for the awards ceremony, ranging between $99 and $3000, sold out quickly. While the grand three-day festival will culminate in the …

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IIFA Awards 2014 Glitz and Glamour Come to Tampa

IIFA Awards 2014 Glitz and Glamour Come to Tampa

The IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Awards are the grandest movie awards in India. Known as the “Bollywood Oscars” due to the prestige and honor associated with the awards show, one of IIFA’s main objectives is to propel Indian cinema to the global platform. In order to spread awareness about Indian cinema around the world, IIFA organizes the awards show …

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Filmfare Award1

Filmfare Awards 2013

The 59th Filmfare Awards, honoring the best Bollywood films of 2013, was held on January 24, 2014 in Mumbai. Hosted by actors Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, the audience was wowed by their on-stage presence and amazing performances. Best Film: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Best Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Farhan …

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Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

Gunday earns $4.65 million in two days Gunday, starring Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, has received mixed response from audiences and critics alike. While some call it a refreshingly different movie, others call it a potpourri of confusing ideas. Its first weekend earnings were an ordinary $4.65 million, equal to Rs. 29 crores. In this era of 100 …

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Manna Dey’s Contributions to Bollywood

Manna Dey’s Contributions to Bollywood

  Doyen of Indian Singers Most would not recognize the name Probodh Chandra Dey, but nearly everyone is familiar with Manna Dey. Probodh Chandra Dey is the birth name of playback singer Manna Dey who enthralled generations of song enthusiasts from 1942 through 2013 and became a sort of living legend during his lifetime. In a singing career spanning nearly …

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Bollywood Today - Aamir Khan keen on reprising Tendulkar

Bollywood Today

Aamir Khan keen on reprising Tendulkar on screen Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood is keen on stepping into SachinTendulkar’s shoes if he gets a good script. Aamir Khan, who has already made a movie about cricket, Lagaan, has personally expressed his desire for a film aboutTendulkar. Aamir is known to be an ardent admirer of Sachin and was also present at …

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