January 22, 2002

The day Salman spoke to the press
Snippets from the Hum Tumhare Hai Sanam audio release.

January 15, 2002

Subhash Ghai, Karan Johar: In the frame
For golbal convention on entertainment in March.

January 3, 2002

Afghanistan is ready for some action
It's filmmakers and actors get together to shoot the first local film in 10 years.

December 13, 2002

Mad about the movies!
Bollywood has a huge fan following in Afghanistan.

December 11, 2002

Amitabh wears make-up; Jaya comes colour coordinated
The Making Of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, was truly a lavish affair.

Good Morning, India!
Amitabh Bachchan to host Star FM.

December 10, 2002

Dadamoni is no more
Ashok Kumar died of heart failure.

December 5, 2002

Like father like son
Jeetendra and Tussar Kapoor onscreen for the first time.

December 3, 2002

In limbo
The fate of first year students at FTII hangs in balance.

November 29, 2001

'Till we meet again... it's goodbye'
Amitabh Bachchan says his aduies as KBC takes a break.

An award for Rekha
MAMI honours the actress for her contribution to cinema.

Sunil Dutt criticises film industry
After verbal attacks on Dilip Kumar and Shabana Azmi by fundamentalist groups.

November 27, 2001

Rajasthan police object to Bawandar
The film is postponed till December 7.

November 25, 2001

Well-known filmmaker NC Sippy dead.
He was 75.

November 23, 2001

The Warrior emerges victorious
Asif Kapadia bags award in the 45th Regus London Film Festival.

November 10, 2001

Arrest of Lajja stars stayed
Until November 16.

November 7, 2001

SRK, Karriena effigies burnt
Agitated activists of Kalinga Sena object to portrayal of Emperor Ashoka.

November 6, 2001

All the world's her stage
Miss World Priyanka Chopra leads in Thamizhan.

November 5, 2001

Clash of the Titans
Mohanlal vs Mammooty...yet again!

November 3, 2001

Lagaan to be India's entry at the Oscars
After being shortlisted from Monsoon Wedding and Asoka.

October 31, 2001

Kher appointed NSD chairman
For a period of four years.

October 27, 2001

Asoka stirs up the historians
Experts say that a figure of historical importance should not be distorted in a bid to make easy money.

October 24, 2001

Shah Rukh, Salman, Chunkey summoned in Gulshan murder case
To throw light on the conspiracy leading to the murder.

October 22, 2001

Dutt apologises to TADA court
For his absense in court hearings.

This one's for the kids
Golden Elephant 12th International Children's Film Festival in Hyderabad.

October 15, 2001

Meena wins award for best actress
The actress bags her fourth Cinema Express trophy.

October 9, 2001

Sankaradi passes away
The Malayalam veteran comedian and character artiste was 77.

October 8, 2001

From Mira, with love
Monsoon Wedding readies for Indian release.

Indian SFX finds no taker
As Terror Tuesday has Hollywood action flicks on hold.

My Migrant Soul goes places
The documentary adjudged winner at South Asian film festival.

October 6, 2001

Rich to Shah Rukh, Grand to Kajol
The music of K3G haunts Karan Johar.

October 1, 2001

Abhishek-Kareena together!
In Boney Kapoor's new extravaganza.

September 29, 2001

Swaraj takes action against video piracy
New films would not be screened on television.

September 26, 2001

Goldie is Censor Board chief
Vijay Anand takes over from Asha Parekh.

32nd Intnl Film Fest cancelled
Due to uncertainty on international participation in the wake of global fight against terrorism.

September 22, 2001

Bharat Shah shifted to Jaslok hospital
The film financer has to undergo certain tests.

September 20, 2001

Calcutta film festival gets underway
From September 20.

September 19, 2001

Culkin's not so alone with Night!
Rory for key role in Disney's Signs along with Joaquin Phoenix.

September 12, 2001

Kannada film crew escapes unhurt
They were shooting for Seema at World Trade Centre, New York on September 11.

September 1, 2001

DD Network expands its reach
Now, documentaries feature in its programming.

August 31, 2001

Fardeen gets his car back!
The Opel Astra had been seized at the time of the actor's arrest.

Lajja release stayed
Till September 3.

I'm yet to get a copy of the order: Santoshi
Lajja releases all over the country.

August 30, 2001

The Deols have a secret!
Indian says it all.

August 25, 2001

Composer Nadeem pleads innocent
Unhappy with proceedings carried out in India.

Urmila, Sonali receive threats
Reportedly from the Abu Salem gang.

August 14, 2001

Fardeen allowed to leave city limits
The order was delivered on Monday August 12, 2001.

July 30, 2001

Extortionist threatening Manisha Koirala arrested
Manisha had told the anti-extortion cell that an alleged Abu Salem gangster was threatening her.

Telugu film taken off following Muslim protests
Muslim organisations in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh said Sampangi belittled the holy Quran.

July 25, 2001

Hrithik in song!
Heart-throb playbacks for Aap Mujhe Achhe Lagne Lage.

July 24, 2001

Haryana cops confiscate illegal print of Gadar
Harsh action in store for those violating Copyright Act, say cops.

July 23, 2001

Fardeen: the new provogue man
Pepsi also wooing the actor?

July 21, 2001

Salman charged in yet another case of poaching
The actor denies the charges, says he'll contest them.

July 20, 2001

Zakir denies plans to quit tabla
Rumours false and baseless, says the percussion maestro.

July 19, 2001

Relatives can visit Bharat Shah
Visit won't prejudice prosecution, says Justice Palkar.

Zakir to bid adieu to the tabla?
Nagging finger pain or disapppointment of commercialisation the cause.

July 18, 2001

Hema Malini granted anticipatory bail
She was apprehended in connection with cheating, misappropriation and damage to property.

Media mogul Kerry Packer cuts India operations
75 percent of staff sacked at the Packer-owned Consolidated Futuristic Solutions.

July 16, 2001

Shah's bail plea hearing
Even as the financier goes in for an angiogram test at Leelavati Hospital, Bombay.

July 13, 2001

Fardeen exempt from appearing in court
Professional assignments the reason.

Deepa Mehta to sue writer Sunil Gangopadhaya
The film-maker and her producer cry defamation.

July 10, 2001

Gadar revisited: Anil Sharma signs on Sunny
Shah Rukh to cash in on the director, too?

Javed writes for Honey
The veteran lyricist shifts back to writing dialogues.

June 28, 2001

'I have no plans to perform in Pakistan'
Lata Mangeshkar denied reports of her performing to raise funds for Pakistan Cricket Board.

June 26, 2001

Gadar: Cops on the alert in Bombay
Security is tightened following threats by some local organisations.

June 25, 2001

Sena terms Muslim protestors of Gadar anti-national
Stating that the film only reflected the events of 1947.

'Gadar portrays Muslims in a derogatory manner!'
Muslim Jagriti Manch objects to some scenes.

June 15, 2001

Hrithik to perform at Sun City
At the IIFA awards.

June 14, 2001

'She came here on a stretcher, she will walk home'
Kamal Hasan's wife, Sarika to undergo a spinal surgery.

June 13, 2001

Naushad sets PM's verse to song
Unki yaad kare will be telecast on August 15.

Sarika falls from terrace of her house
And hurts her back.

June 11, 2001

Where are the prints, Hema!
NFDC prints missing, chairperson Hema Malini to be questioned.

June 4, 2001

The Mother of all roles for Kate?
Actress slated to play Mother Teresa in director Rajiv Nath's film.

May 30, 2001

Remembrances of tunes past
Yaadein is yesterday's music. And today's stars.

May 28, 2001

Murali Sharat Babu survive attack
Enraged villagers storm Sundaram unit.

May 23, 2001

Wedding bells for Renuka, Ashutosh!
The guest list spans 10,000 invitees but the ceremony will be simple.

Want award? Cut song and dance!
Lessons from the Cannes Film Festival.

May 17, 2001

No stay order for Daler's album
On the seizure of the pop singer's controversial music album, Nabi Buba Nabi.

May 16, 2001

Sanju's lunch date:
Bill Clinton!

May 14, 2001

Seema Biswas, Mallika Sarabhai win Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards
Vice President Krishan Kant presented the awards.

May 11, 2001

'I was wrapped up in myself'
Fardeen Khan expresses "deep regret" over his involvement in the drug seizure incident.

May 7, 2001

The full Monty
A parade of film stars testify to the underworld nexus.

May 6, 2001

I don't understand the politics in this country: Bryan Adams
The rock star talks about his Indian experience.

Fardeen Khan remanded to custody till May 18.
For allegedly possessing cocaine.

May 5, 2001

Bryan's best rocks Bangalore
Rock star Bryan Adams sent fans to dizzy heights.

Fardeen Khan picked by Narcotics Control Bureau
After he was allegedly found in possession of cocaine.

Naseer was Fardeen's regular supplier
NCB sleuths also swoop down on the main supplier of the drug.

May 4, 2001

'Films are made only to sell'
Malayalam director Adoor Gopalakrishnan attacks the members of the National Film Awards jury.

May 3, 2001

Govinda faces criminal charges
Social activist alleges obscene portrayal of the judiciary.

'Not guilty!'
Pleads Ramesh Taurani, accused in the Gulshan Kumar murder case.

Raja vs Raja!
Maestro Ilayaraja sings for son Yuvan.

April 30, 2001

Bharat Shah, Rizvi remanded till May 10.
Bail rejected four times. But Shah's persistent!

April 28, 2001

'Children are unbelievably intelligent!'
Amitabh Bachchan on KBC Junior.

'I have nothing to do with child adoption'
Telegu film actress Amala Akkineni steers clear from the sale of two infants.

April 27, 2001

Producer of Kissa Kursi Ka passes away
Amrit Nahata was 72.

Trendsetter filmmaker Ingmar Bergman...
Is now unwanted!

UNESCO observes grand centenary functions in Paris
To honour legendary classical dancer Uday Shankar.

April 26, 2001

Cricket is my first love: Ajay Jadeja
And films his second?

DD introduces policy to promote new talent.
Graduates from film and television institutes permitted to make programmes.

Chaya Devi no more
She was 80.

Raj Kapoor Award for Sandhya
For her contribution to cinema.

Rape, arrest, bail!
Bail granted to convicted Tamil film actor Mansoor Ali Khan by Madras High Court.

Rationalise entertainment tax: SIMCON meet
And bring cinema to the Concurrent list

April 23, 2001

Shah, Rizvi remanded till April 30
Rizvi granted use of shaving blade in jail.

April 21, 2001

AB to make kids crorepatis now!
Kaun Benaga Crorepati Junior to be telecast from May 6.

Footballer Vijayan plays villain
In his second film Akashathile Paravakal.

April 20, 2001

Sanju late, makes CM wait!
Vilasrao Deshmukh gets a taste of stardom.

Bryan Adams to perform in India!
Canadian singer tours the country next month.

MPA gets tough
Lays new line of rules and regulations for implementation.

April 19, 2001

Recreation, Sunil Shetty style!
Star spins liquid dreams.

Dreamgirl's charm works!
Acts like a true heroine in the Yes! show.

Aparna Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta sign on with Indo-US firm
Quality Bengali films, the corporate way!

Not fair!
Arun Kabashi threatens to move court against National Film Festival authorities for resorting to malpractices.

April 17, 2001

'Shaji N Karun is autocratic!'
Disgusted Kerala Chalachitra Academy vice chairman resigns.

April 16, 2001

Abhishek brawls, leaves stains.
Cameramen hurt, file FIRs.

Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai's nightmare!
Abhishek's duels with the press, unit members arrested.

'Journalists almost mauled me!'
Sonali Bendre on her recent arrest.

Taj Mahal and the South African script
South African freedom fighter and writer Fatima Meer is writes the script for Akbar Khan's Taj Mahal.

April 14, 2001

Ajay Devgan, Mohanlal get under Dawood's skin!
And Ramgopal Varma's Company rolls.

April 12, 2001

Shah Rukh Khan in hot water
Star at sixes and sevens as One 2 Ka 4 comes under fire.

IDBI banks on dream factory
As a proposal for film finance is approved.

Rahul Bose debuts at Cannes fest
Everybody Says I'm Fine will release locally in July.

April 10, 2001

Malayalam actor no more
Jesey Kuttikkad was 62.

April 7, 2001

Kamal fighting fit!
In Pammal K Sambandham.

Vijaykanth: Fourth time lucky?
His Narasimha is on it's way to completion.

April 6, 2001

Ghai signs on David Dhawan
Will it be a comedy? But naturally!

AB, Rajesh Khanna face-to-face!
At the audio release function of K C Bokadia's Pyaar Zindagi Hai.

April 5, 2001

Anil, Raveena: 'Controversy is unfortunate!'
And the National Awards nexus rages on.

April 4, 2001

Rajkumar Santoshi's Rashk in trouble.
As Aamir and Shah Rukh walk out.

Selection solutions for National Award jury
An end in sight, or a pipedream?

'I don't want a consolation award!'
Soumitra Chatterjee lashes out.

April 3, 2001

Tabu stages a walkout!
Leaves producer in the lurch.

Prashant plays Cupid!
In a reel life to real life drama.

March 31, 2001

'I & B Ministry will help film industry'
Sushma Swaraj assures at FICCI meet.

Sushma Swaraj retorts on allegations about National Awards 2000.

March 30, 2001

Soumitra Chatterjee: another National Award casualty!
Two winners down... and the scales tilt precariously.

March 29, 2001

'Should I hike my price?'
Chhupa Rustam opens surprising well.

National Award? Thanks, but no thanks!
Bengali director Gautam Ghosh wants no part of the honour.

Tamil actor convicted of rape
And sentenced to undergo seven years' rigorous imprisonment.

March 28, 2001

'I'm so touched!'
An overcome Anil Kapoor on winning the National Award.

'I feel sorry for the award winners!'
Kerala filmmakers up in arms against National Awards announcement.

'Dad's fine, out of danger!'
A relieved Sanjay Dutt speaks.

March 27, 2001

National Awards for Anil, Raveena
For Pukar and Daman.

Asia's first International Digital Film Festival inaugurated
A new era of filmmaking begins.

March 23, 2001

Multiple screening
Cinemas in Bombay show more than one films a day.

March 22, 2001

Big B most powerful star: Forbes
With Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan following close behind.

March 21, 2001

From Whitney to Bond!
Pop diva Whitney Houston stars in the next 007 film.

March 16, 2001

No way out!
Accused under poaching charges Salman Khan fails to make it for the court hearing.

Star son launched
Raj Babbar's son Arya to make his debut in Raj Kanwar film.

The sound of music
Music maestros get under one roof for Rang Barse.

March 14, 2001

The National Theatre Festival begins
Naseeruddin Shah and Mohanlal display their talent.

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt to unveil the Vishwaveena
At music fest in the capital.

Mohabbatein crosses the fifty million mark
In just 19 weeks.

Anil Kapoor's action trick
As director Shankar uses 30 cameras to capture it.

Title tales
Lack of imagination of television serial makers evident.

March 13, 2001

Mohanlal's new obsession
Involves theatre and learning Sanskrit!

March 12, 2001

B4U promoters still united
Shah or no Shah, L M Mittal nods aye.

Govinda signs up with Padmalaya
K Raghavendra Rao, the chosen one to extract the star's histrionics.

Hariharan honoured
Sri Lankans express appreciation with the Swarnakural Award.

March 8, 2001

CCCC fetches Rs 150 million before release
As Shah and Rizvi stake their claim on the film.

Tight police security arranged
As CCCC is released on March 9.

Special screening of CCCC for top cops
Directors Abbas-Mustan proved to the police that the film itself is non-controversial.

The world is not enough.
Priyanka Chopra bags an Abbas-Mastan film.

March 3, 2001

Don't release CCCC, or else!
Bajrang Dal warns cinema halls.

Pepsi maange Govinda!
The soft drink giant trains its eyes on the Virar ka chokra to promote the drink.

Rough weather for Sunil Shetty's Officer
The film release has been stalled in some Bombay suberbs.

March 2, 2001

Award winning regional language films to be telecast on DD.
D-day: March 4.

Producers turn to FI's for money.
While they seek legal help.

March 1, 2001

Govinda's untold principle
Has everyone in splits.

Achla Sachdev replaces Lisa Ray
In Na Tum Jaano Na Hum.

Jeeto Chappar Phaad Ke's first crorepati!
Narendra Verma won Rs 1 crore in cash, plus a Santro car, Videocon window air conditioner and a Compaq computer.

Hrithik nominated for award
Along with Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay Dutt by non resident Indians.

Malayalam editor Sankunni dies
He was 60.

Mahesh Manjrekar interrogated by crime branch
With regard to the Chori Chori Chupke Chupke case.

February 27, 2001

'I love such shocks!'
Gulshan Grover on winning the BBC Asian Award.

Tipu Sultan's back!
With Twinkle Magic!

February 26, 2001

Court orders screening of film on communal violence
At prime time.

Kannada filmmaker gets Aravindan Puraskaram award
P Sheshadri got the best debut director for his film Munnadi.

Pakistan singer regrets turning down PM's offer
Of returning to India.

Priyanka's found her hero
Bollywood calls Miss World. So does Sunny Deol.

Gangster nabbed due to television serial
India's Most Wanted adds another feather in its cap.

February 24, 2001

Shah Rukh's website in trouble
As major shareholders opt out.

Pooja Batra arrested in assault case
All because of speed post.

Rajshris may go public
Kamal Kumar has already been meeting merchant bankers.

February 23, 2001

The long, not short, of Lagaan
Aamir's latest rivals Adi's Mohabbatein.

And baby makes J!
Juhi and Jai Mehta's circle is complete.

Another award for Mammootty
For his role in Arayanagaludy Veedu.

Chori Chori... producer wants car
But court rejects plea.

Shaktiman lends a hand.
To help the quake victims.

February 22, 2001

Customs officer discovers duty
And film industry pays the price.

Preity's off Marc
Reason: Pretty model Waluscha

February 21, 2001

Ash gives Anil the cold shoulder!
She stays away from the silver jubilee of Hamara Dil Aapke Pass Hai.

First Karisma, now Deepti Naval!
Boney Kapoor and the Anthapuram merry-go-round.

The secret of Ekta's success...
Is the letter K!

Mission Kashmir for Hrithik!
78 children come down to Bombay from Kashmir to meet the heartthrob.

Nandita Das wins best actress award
For her performance in Bavandar.

February 19, 2001

Malayalam film makes waves at Berlinale
Jayaraaj's evocative Karunam bags Don Quixote prize.

February 16, 2001

Friends forever
Vijay Galani books Bobby Deol for his next film.

Diya dances to Farah Khan's tune
As she makes her debut on small screen with Khoya Khoya Chand.

February 15, 2001

Friday releases
Grahan and Hum Deewane Pyar Ke finally make an entry.

Actor shot dead
Dinesh Anand was a permanent face in Mukesh Duggal's films as the villain's henchmen or lawyer.

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