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Mardaani vs Bobby Jasoos – Your Pick!

Mardaani vs Bobby Jasoos – Your Pick!

In the next couple of months, brace yourselves for some amazing Hindi movie releases! Two of the most awaited, women-oriented films, set to be released in the second half of 2014 are Rani Mukerji‘s Mardaani and Vidya Balan‘s Bobby Jasoos. Mardaani is Rani’s first release post-marriage. Vidya Balan has been doing films but none of her … Continue reading

Ghanchakkar : Movie Review

Ghanchakkar : Movie Review

By Harsh Ghanchakkar : Movie Review Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan, Rajesh Sharma, Namit Das Producer: Ronnie Screwvala, Siddarth Roy Kapur Director: Rajkumar Gupta Music: Amit Trivedi Rajkumar Gupta’s Aamir and No One Killed Jessica had received many accolades and ‘Ghanchakkar‘ is something different from his other two films. Perhaps the makers of ‘Ghanchakkar’, through their … Continue reading

False Hindi Movie Trailers *Alert*

False Hindi Movie Trailers *Alert*

Hey Guys! Fighting the Monday Blues, already? Well guess what! This morning as I was surfing the net, I came across these false hindi movie trailers that took me by surprise. Well before you get the wrong ideas and start screaming how disappointed you are “coz it’s fake” – let me tell you these trailers … Continue reading

Ishkq in Paris: Movie Review

Ishkq in Paris: Movie Review

Ishkq in Paris Movie Review By: Harsh Cast: Preity Zinta, Rhehan Malliek, Isabelle Adjani Director: Prem Raj Story: Ishkq (Preity Zinta) and Akash (Rhehan Malliek) are two people who are similar when it comes to their thinking. Afraid of marriage, fear of commitment but enjoy love. The story starts with them meeting in a train … Continue reading

Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke: Movie Review

Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke: Movie Review

Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke Movie Review By Dheeraj Cast : Dev Goel, Adah Sharma, Sanjay Dutt, Anupam Kher, Juhi Chawla and others Director : Jyotin Goel It has been a mixed year so far for Bollywood with few blockbusters and many disasters. Now here comes yet another romantic comedy ‘Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke’, … Continue reading

66th Cannes Film Festival – Look Book

66th Cannes Film Festival – Look Book

Spotlight on Indian Cinema In the footsteps of Egypt in 2011 and Brazil in 2012, 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival shines a spotlight on another great film-producing country: India. A major delegation will be present to mark the 100th birthday of the Indian film industry. Held from the 15 – 26 May 2013, the festival … Continue reading

GO GOA GONE: Movie Review

GO GOA GONE: Movie Review

Ok Guys, as most of you wanted movie reviews on Spotlight – we’re going to cater to exactly what you want ! Spotlight has recently collaborated with Bollywood Celebden,  a premier source of Bollywood news, gossip and movie reviews. They have graciously offered to do movie reviews on Spotlight. So enjoy the reviews, send in your feedback & keep reading our … Continue reading

GIPPI: Movie Review

GIPPI: Movie Review

GIPPI MOVIE REVIEW By: Harsh Cast : Riya Vij, Taaha Shah and Divya Dutta Music direction : Vishal–Shekhar Direction : Sonam Nair Plot : Gippy is a movie that we all knew right from the trailers. Of course, the screenplay and direction is good and Riya Vij’s performance in the movie is very convincing. The … Continue reading

Top 5 Hindi Films To Catch On Mother’s Day !

Top 5 Hindi Films To Catch On Mother’s Day !

Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful moms !! Mother’s Day is one of the most beautiful days specially celebrated to show the true power behind motherhood. In this world, the most challenging and rewarding jobs are led by mothers. No one will and can ever replace them! So, a big shout-out goes out to … Continue reading

Top 5 Bollywood Flicks To Catch This May !

Top 5 Bollywood Flicks To Catch This May !

1) Gippi It’s time to relive those precious teenage moments! The moments of friendship, the crazy crushes, the best friends and the arch rivals, the embarrassing moments and the effort to adjust to one’s changing body! After Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti, Varun-Alia-Sid,  it’s finally time for US to finally meet Gippi! Directed by Sonam Nair and … Continue reading

“Yaaram” Makes You Wanna Fall In Love

“Yaaram” Makes You Wanna Fall In Love

The five minutes spent glaring in front of an open closet figuring out what to wear on a date. A few seconds of silly vanity. Stolen gazes that make you chuckle. Checking his Facebook. The precious late night phone-calls. The silently holding hands. Wishing time would just pause. The beginning of a story. Thrill of … Continue reading

Sonam Kapoor – Anil Kapoor come together !

Sonam Kapoor – Anil Kapoor come together !

  Yes, the father-daughter duo will be gracing the silver screen for the first time! Sonam Kapoor debuted in 2007 with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya and one question which all her fans kept asking her was if and when would she be starring with her dad, Anil Kapoor.  It looks like that day has finally arrived! … Continue reading

Travel To Bollywood’s Iconic Locations!

Travel To Bollywood’s Iconic Locations!

If you are a Bollywood fan and if you love travelling, guess what? This post is just for you! Bollywood movies are famous for their shooting locations. Whether it’s dancing in a chiffon saree through Switzerland’s best sceneries to exploring the virgin Prague in Rockstar – Bollywood gives its audience a visual treat, transporting them … Continue reading

Bollywood’s Crazy Fashion

Bollywood’s Crazy Fashion

Some may love their look while some may find it too jarring. Check out some of the craziest looks of our Bollywood Divas in 2013. Tell us who was rocking & who was shocking? Priyanka Chopra Priyanka Chopra wore a Gauri and Nainika gown which was inspired by W.A.A.F. which stands for Women’s Auxiliary Air … Continue reading

I am a woman in love: Kareena Kapoor

I am a woman in love: Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor, who has acted in more than 50 films, has been recently awarded the NDTV Entertainer Of The Decade award. It has been a decade since “Chameli” and Kareena Kapoor has surely come a long way. Looking beautiful in a stunning red and white Manish Malhotra Sari, the new Mrs Khan said that the portrayal of women in Indian … Continue reading

Bollywood Bloopers Uncovered !

Bollywood Bloopers Uncovered !

Undoubtedly, Bollywood movies have an extraordinary fan following. Hindi film lovers are often blindly in love with their favourite starlets and films that they often overlook some hilarious bloopers made in the popular movies. Today Spotlight picks some of the most hysterical behind-the-scenes moments of your all-time favourite Bollywood films. Some entertaining bloopers included as well! Trust … Continue reading

Freida Pinto – Style Decoded

Freida Pinto – Style Decoded

She rose to prominence playing the role of “Latika” in the 2008 British Indian drama film Slumdog Millionaire and has appeared in a number of British Indian and Indian American productions since then. What got her also noticed was her impeccable sense of style. Freida Pinto emerged as a style icon, and has been noted … Continue reading

The Curious Case Of Anushka Sharma

The Curious Case Of Anushka Sharma

I remember reading an article from Bombay Times last December where writer Salim Khan commented: “Success has destroyed more people than failure”. Are there truly some side-effects of fame, stardom and success? (Anushka Sharma before RNBDJ) It’s no small achievement to share screen space with an actor of the calibre of SRK in your very … Continue reading

The Only Time When SRK & Aamir Star Together !

The Only Time When SRK & Aamir Star Together !

Once in a life-time, you will get to see two legendary and talented actors sharing screen space for a film. Shahrukh Khan, the king of Bollywood and Aamir Khan, the perfectionist. Both these actors began their careers in the late 80s. While King Khan started off in television with shows like “Fauji” and “Circus”, Aamir … Continue reading

Aashiqui 2 – What A Surprise Package!

Aashiqui 2 – What A Surprise Package!

“Pyar, Mohabbat, Aashiqui… Sirf lafzon ke siva aur kuch nahi! Par jab woh mili, in lafzon ko maayine mil gaye..” – Rahul Intriguing faces.  Forgotten names.  Romantic dreams. Maddening love. My weakness for anything romantic continues. This time, what caught my eyes was Mahesh Bhatt’s imminent conception – Aashiqui 2. Mohit Suri is all set to revive the … Continue reading

Bombay Talkies – A Celebration Of Indian Cinema.

Bombay Talkies – A Celebration Of Indian Cinema.

The first trailer of Bombay Talkies, a movie made up of four short films, which celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, was released yesterday on YouTube. This is certainly expected to be a power-packed entertainer. And why not? Bombay Talkies has been put together by four extremely different and talented film-makers with top-notch performers like … Continue reading

Aishwarya Rai’s Comeback Opposite Varun Dhawan ?

Aishwarya Rai’s Comeback Opposite Varun Dhawan ?

Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 40, who has been away from the silver screen for about two years, has hit the headlines recently.  It is being said that the former beauty queen has been approached to be paired opposite 25 year old Varun Dhawan, in Sriram Raghavan’s  forthcoming thriller flick produced by Ramesh Taurani. Varun Dhawan, … Continue reading

Arjun Kapoor & Siddharth Malhotra want you to meet Gippi

Arjun Kapoor & Siddharth Malhotra want you to meet Gippi

Dharma Productions has added another feather to its cap with its upcoming kid flick, “Gippi”.  Having explored an array of genres, right from romance to action and family entertainers, Karan Johar is all set to focus on something for the kids now. Apart from “The Blue Umbrella”, “Taare Zameen Par” and “Chillar Party”, we have … Continue reading

Fashion Check – Rocking or Shocking ?

Fashion Check – Rocking or Shocking ?

Tell us which of these ladies have  rocked  their looks, which ones  shocked  you completely and which looks did  nothing  to impress! Rocking, Shocking or Nothing? Bebo was spotted wearing a bright saffron Manish Malhotra saree with a yellow-indigo & silver border. Kareena juxtaposed the saree with a half-sleeved, creatively designed, high neck yellow blouse. We, at spotlight, feel that maybe she should … Continue reading

An Evening With Short Films

An Evening With Short Films

Fueled by artistic expression and limited only by their runtime, short films transcend traditional storytelling. They are a significant and popular way artists can connect with audiences. From documentary to animation, narrative to experimental, the abbreviated form is no longer just for the novice. Shorts have and will continue to be an important part of … Continue reading

Anushka’s Loss = Deepika’s Gain ?

Anushka’s Loss = Deepika’s Gain ?

  Now we all know that the delay in Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 schedule led to the delay of the actor’s film, PK, with Rajkumar Hirani. And that has in turn played havoc with PK heroine, Anushka Sharma’s dates.  So much so that Anushka, who was reportedly signed for Imtiaz Ali’s film with Ranbir Kapoor, … Continue reading

Hrithik-Kareena Confirmed to Pair Up in KJo’s next

Hrithik-Kareena Confirmed to Pair Up in KJo’s next

We last heard that Kareena Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan would be coming together for a movie by Zoya Akhtar. While that news fizzled out, here’s the latest – It was reported earlier that Hrithik Roshan has been roped in to play Lord Shiva in a film based on author Amish Tripathi’s book ‘Immortals of Meluha’, titled ‘Shuddhi’. The … Continue reading

Revisiting The Charm Of DDLJ !

Revisiting The Charm Of DDLJ !

Stuck in the same compartment of a train to Europe, Raj tells Simran, “Yeh jo aapki aankhein hain, mujhey kisi ki yaad dilati hain.” Simran sternly asks, “Acha? kiski” ? Raj says, “Meri daadi ki”. And we wonder how can these two people of completely different personalities fall in love? Back in London when Simran invites … Continue reading

Is Salman Khan Finally Getting Married ?

Is Salman Khan Finally Getting Married ?

Salman Khan –  Getting Married On TV ? Salman Khan is one of the most eligible bachelors and his marriage has been a long time debate. Not only his Bollywood pals and family wants the hunk to get married but his huge fans meticulously want to see him settle down in life. In fact, almost everybody … Continue reading

Wassup! Andheri 2013

Wassup! Andheri 2013

BIGGER!!  BETTER!!  BOLDER!! I was there last year, in the three-day event and was completely overwhelmed by the sheer talent Andheri had! Aimed to entertain visitors and provide established and upcoming talent a platform to showcase their skills, Wassup! Andheri is back this year with an extra day and countless activities for the Andherites! A Festival that celebrates … Continue reading

Academy Awards 2013 : The WINNERS !

Academy Awards 2013 : The WINNERS !

OSCARS 2013: The biggest night in Hollywood has wrapped up! Held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 24) in Hollywood, The Academy Awards night celebrated the best in movies of the past year. Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’ bagged the ‘Best Picture’ award while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence won the ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Actress’ … Continue reading

Bongs Ruling Bollywood ?

Bongs Ruling Bollywood ?

Bongs Taking Over Bollywood ? You might ask, why this now? Well, it seems like the Bong community is to Bollywood as to what the Jewish community is to Hollywood. Three of the best films of 2012 were made by Bengali men — Shoojit Sircar, Sujoy Ghosh and Anurag Basu.  There have been a good number … Continue reading

Style Your Love Story With Manish Malhotra !

Style Your Love Story With Manish Malhotra !

MANISH MALHOTRA has been styling Bollywood’s most romantic films for two decades. Now you can get him to style you! You heard it right. We recently came across this online contest through which you need to share with the team your favourite Manish Malhotra outfit from any Bollywood film (which you would wear on a … Continue reading

Please Change Your Stylist !

Please Change Your Stylist !

We just have one advice for these celebrities : Please Fire Your Stylists ASAP !! Ranveer Singh seems to be under the impression that he looks ‘cool’ in anything he chooses to wear. Sorry but you ain’t rumoured girlfriend Deepika. Please put on some well-cut pants, Ranveer! We love Sushmita Sen. Unfortunately this leopard-print top is … Continue reading

Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani – FIRST LOOK

Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani – FIRST LOOK

“It’s a Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge-meets-Hum Aapke Hai Kaun-meets-Wake Up Sid-meets-West Side Story “ : Ranbir Kapoor The first look of the much anticipated “Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani” is finally out. Fastening a rather predictable tagline “Celebrate Love”, Karan Johar posted the pictures on twitter last night. I got my hands on 2 different posters with a … Continue reading

What Happened To Sarah Jessica Parker ?

What Happened To Sarah Jessica Parker ?

Sarah Jessica Parker is a gorgeous lady and she’s been an evergreen style icon with huge brands in her kitty like Zac Posen, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, and Alexander McQueen.   But these set of pictures really gave new meaning to the term “Scary”. Not sure why her face was so badly photoshopped on … Continue reading