Free Press Journal
  • Designer wear becomes affordable

    Want to own a Rohit Bal or JJ Valaya creation for just about Rs.5,000-Rs.6,000 ($100)? It’s possible now with fashion house owner Pradeep Hirani getting intellectual property rights (IPR) from leading designers and then manufacturing the garments before retailing at his new outlet Karmik.

  • Booked, already

    Kareena Kapoor who is likely to tie the knot this year, already has her post-marriage work in place. It’s Prakash Jha’s ‘Satyagrah’

  • Santoshi-Sanju to work together

    Rajkumar Santoshi is on a film planning spree. His next ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’ starring Shahid Kapoor hasn’t even begun shooting yet, but the director has already planned his next and signed Sanjay Dutt for the project. This film shall be titled ‘Fateh Singh’ and will be produced by Amit Chandra of ‘Kismat Love Paisa Dilli’ fame.

  • Hooda to do Cabaret

    Pooja Bhatt is so happy with Randeep Hooda’s work in ‘Jism 2’ that she has signed him for her next film titled, ‘Cabaret’. Randeep, who has been given the first narration session, entered the Bhatt camp with his powerful performance in ‘Jannat 2’, after which Pooja signed him for ‘Jism 2’. Hooda is also working in ‘Murder 3’ replacing the original choice Emraan Hashmi.

  • Jeans of Change

    Writer-columnist, Shobhaa De recently got some of the big names under one roof. The occasion was the celebration of the Parikrama Jeneration Global Campaign. A donation drive, the celebrities were asked to donate their old jeans duly autographed by them. These jeans will be auctioned and the highest bidder will finally get the pair of his/her favourite stars.

  • Payback time

    Shagufta Rafique is all set to launch her mentor Mahesh Bhatt’s son Rahul Bhatt in her first directorial venture. Shagufta, who has penned several sequels till date, will now direct Rahul in her first project. After being in news for many other reasons, Rahul will be making his Bollywood debut after seven years of waiting. In the meantime, Shagufta is simultaneously working on several projects and has already spoken to the likes

  • Sona’s milan not possible with Balaji

    What prompted Sonakshi Sinha to suddenly opt out of a film like Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Milan Talkies’ is yet a mystery. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, the film had a go ahead from the ‘Dabangg’ heroine long time ago. Sources say that the actress had also appeared for a screen test and was happy to be paired with Imran Khan. The screen test was a way to ascertain whether the pair would look good

  • Sonu turns bad again!

    With Chhedi Singh, Sonu Sood tasted success and now seems glued to it. Post the success of ‘Dabangg’, the actor now will be seen in a negative avatar in Prabhu Deva’s next starring producer Kumar Taurani’s son, Girish and Shruti Haasan. It’s Girish’s debut film.

  • Raaz 4, next

    With ‘Raaz 3’ all set to release, Vikram Bhatt has moved on to make ‘Raaz 4’. (more…)

  • Bips on Mumbai Streets

    Bipasha Basu may be playing evil in ‘Raaz 3’, but off the screen, and for promotion of the film, the bong beauty has turned into a crusader. (more…)

  • With a Vengeance

    Monsoon, which has played truant this year, struck with a vengeance on Monday. The redeeming feature was it has checked the water deficit and brought cheer to the farmers.

  • Sena applies balm as Raj gets flak from all

    Mumbai/New Delhi : MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Monday found himself at the receiving end of flak from all sides – Right, Left and Centre – even as a case was filed against him in Nalanda for his hate speech.

  • Burning Tibet vesus Running Tibet

    A momentum is generated through self-immolation, a brutal form of protest. But it is neither encouraging for supporters of the free Tibet movement nor discouraging to authorities in Beijing. On part of the Tibetan community, it is frustration of failure and for Beijing it has become a law and order problem

  • Shirish gets a Kick

    There is no final in the film industry. Case in point Salman Khan starrer ‘Kick’. The film which was touted as Shirish Kunder’s big release will now be directed by producer Sajid Nadiadwala.

  • Kejriwal accuses cops of harassing supporters

    New Delhi : Activist Arvind Kejriwal on Monday recorded his statement before police in connection with the August 26 protest, saying he is ready to face punishment if the government thinks that he provoked rioting.

  • Globe Trotting

    ‘Good luck charm’ statues from Stone Age discovered in Israel

  • Sahay’s fate is sealed?

    The Union minister may face an ignominious exit from the Cabinet, the first casualty of coalgate in UPA.

  • ‘Comment on Modi is unwarranted’

    The Gujarat government on Monday dubbed as ‘unnecessary’ Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s remarks on Chief Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the ongoing controversy on allocation of coal blocks. (more…)