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Kapil Sharma, one of India’s most celebrated stand-up comedians, had lost much of his show’s TRP during the Indian general-election period owing to the extremely hilarious comedy speeches Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi used to give in his public rallies. However, as Congress suffered its worst ever defeat, Rahul Gandhi stopped speaking in public and [...]

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Salman Khan bonded with Narendra Modi by flying kites on Makar Sankranti and also indirectly endorsed the Gujarat CM’s qualifications to lead India after the 2014 General Elections by praising his track record. This has set off a flurry of activity as political parties scramble to get other Khans to endorse their bids:

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Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff found himself at the centre of an adulatory storm earlier in the day, as thousands of congratulatory messages and paeans of gratitude poured in from all over the world, commending the actor for doing a great deal in spreading awareness about polio in the last year. “Jackie has done the unimaginable [...]

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First they ignored him. Then they laughed at him. Now they are in awe of him. We are talking of Uday Chopra, once the butt of jokes, now a youth icon, whose rise in the eyes of the youth has been faster than even the AAP. The turnaround happened after a picture of Uday cavorting [...]

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Inspired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s farewell speech and the question-answer session with the media, recently retired Bollywood actor (Ed: LOL) Uday Chopra has hit back at his critics and said that history would remember him better. “Historians and Taran Adarsh will always be kind to me as opposed to the media and movie-goers,” the former [...]

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Megastar Salman Khan celebrated his 48th birthday yesterday. The ‘virgin’ actor was duly inundated with phone calls, SMSs and emails wishing him on the joyous occasion. While we haven’t yet tapped his phone to be able to access his conversations, UnReal Times correspondent Faramir Khan was able to click a snapshot of Sallu’s Gmail inbox. (Click [...]

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Yash Raj Films didn’t set out to win an Oscar when they started the Dhoom franchise. After viewing Dhoom 3, I can attest that they remain firmly committed to that non-objective. I believe it was Werner Heisenberg, the German physicist, who once postulated as part of his Uncertainty Principle that one can have either Katrina [...]

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The nation is still coming to terms with Salman Khan’s stunning confession that he is still a virgin on Koffee with Karan. From Kanyakumari to Kanpur, Kohima to Kathiawar, incredulity is writ large on the face of the common man.  Sallu’s candid revelation has led to people from all sections of society taking to Facebook [...]

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The nation needs a superhero. Some try to bring one back from the pages of history, make a big statue and, through it all, generate political capital. Some create a superhero from imagination, make a big statue of him on film, and from that generate actual capital. Like Rakesh Roshan. And his immortal “Krrish” (the [...]

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After Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan channeled his inner JK Rowling at the All India Management Association (AIMA) conference held in September by wowing the audience with selected quotes from the British author’s speech, a global foundation has bestowed the title ‘Orator of the century’ on the celebrity actor. Shah Rukh Khan beat Mahatma Gandhi, [...]

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