Stars who will rule the cash registers in 2012

Rs 1,500 crore! That’s the approximate amount being banked on the biggest Bollywood stars in the coming year

2012 too, like this year, has quite a few hundred crores riding on the top B-Town stars.


Akshay Kumar has the most number of upcoming releases, while Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan are hoping to make the most of their lone films. Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra lead the list of actresses, with three films each.
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Celebs on ramp in 2011

2011 was the year of fashion extravaganza. From International Jewellery Week, to Bridal Asia, it was a year jam packed with fashion events where models and stars set the ramp on fire by their dazzle and charm. Have a look at some of the best ramp walks of 2011

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone walked the runway as a showstopper for the designer Wendell Rodricks, much to the delight of a star starved audience at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week.
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This stale, tasteless fare is disappointing


Desi Boyz
Cast: Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Chitrangada Singh,
Genre: comedy
Director: Rohit Dhawan
Star: one and half

When a young guy makes his debut as a director and ends up dishing out the stale, tasteless fare, the disappointment is twice as much.
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B-Town Sequel attraction

Sequels of super-hit movies are roping in the best beauties of Bollywood. Here’s a look at the hotties, which are either replacing the original divas or having a second run

Katrina Kaif – Dhoom 3


The actress will sizzle in the third instalment of the action-adventure series, which features Aamir Khan as the anti-hero

Nargis Fakhri – Krrish 2


If sources are to be believed, the ‘Rockstar’ babe will be playing the female antagonist in Krrish 2. This role was earlier offered to Chitrangada Singh and Jacqueline Fernandez who turned it down.
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Deepika Padukone’s good-luck slap!


We heard a sataaaak, and then there was dead silence on the floor. Our jaws dropped, as we gaped at Deepika slapping a zoOm anchor.

And then the silence was broken with cacophony of giggles and laughter, as zoOm launched its new show, ‘indiatimes STAR CHITCHAT’. But first let’s tell you about the lovely Ms.Dee’s act of violence. Apparently, the anchor of the show, Vivaan, had worked with Deepika in Karthik Calling Karthik, and the actress shared a little trivia about her first interaction with him. And yes, it all started with a thappad.
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‘Desi Boyz’ is nothing like ‘Dostana’: Deepika Padukone

In an exclusive conversation with Gaurav Malani, Deepika Padukone speaks about her upcoming film ‘Desi Boyz’ and her equation with Akshay Kumar, John Abraham and even Chitrangda Singh.

There is a general perception that ‘Desi Boyz’ has a ‘Dostana’ hangover.
Not at all! In fact the first film that comes to my mind when I see Akshay Kumar and John Abraham together is Garam Masala because that got them together for the first time. But let me tell you that Desi Boyz is not in the same space as Dostana or even Garam Masala. Just because it’s a film about male bonding, it doesn’t have to be like Dostana.
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