Friday, January 29, 2010

Bollywood Highlights

Bollywood Report Card : 2009

An elongated list of mega flop movies on the silver screen and numerous other factors made 2009 a disastrous year for Bollywood. Katrina Kaif ruled over Bollywood with three blockbuster hits and male actors like Shahid Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor undoubtedly increased their fans list. Legendary Amitabh Bachchan was once again on a exuberant showcase of his acting skills with a lovable and heart-warming performance as a child in the movie Paa. The release of 3 Idiots on Christmas marked a gala end to the year with the movie setting new records of success.

Best Actor

Shahid Kapur, Ranbir Kapur (1 Hit)

Best Actress

Katrina Kaif (3 Hits)

Biggest Flops

Chandni Chowk to China, Tasveer, Blue, Delhi-6, London Dreams, Main Aur Mrs Khanna, Luck, Aladin and What's Your Rashee

'Paa', All the Best, Wake Up Sid!, and Dev D and Kambakkht Ishq

Biggest Hits
De Dana Dan, Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani, New York and Love Aajkal


3 Idiots

Here is a glimpse to main Bollywood Highlights for the year 2009.

Shahrukh Khan Injured
SRK’s much talked about shoulder injury resurfaced during the shooting of Karan Johar's 'My Name is Khan' in Los Angeles. Khan ended up damaging his shoulder, which he had already injured while performing a stunt for ‘Dulha Mil Ga’. The injury turn from bad to worse and King Khan was advised rest after an MRI scan on his left shoulder and hand. The 'Baadshah' of bollywood was out of the screen for the whole year.

The Great Bollywood Strike

It was a severe blow in the form of the film producers-distributors' tussle with multiplexes over revenue sharing. This led to a two-month strike - from April 4 to June 5 and witnessed a virtual drought of movies. Thanks to some hits like New York and Love Aaj Kal which succeeded the strike and provided some stability to the industry.

Filmfare Awards
54th Filmfare awards were held in Mumbai. In this 2009 Filmfare there was more compitition between super actors and actress. Here is alist of some most popular awards from Filmfare 2009
Best Movie : Jodha Akbar
Best Director : Ashutosh Gowarikar for Jodha Akbar
Best Actor : Hrithik Roshan
Best Actress : Priyanka Chopra
Best Actor( Supporting ) : Arjun Rampal
Best Actress(Supporting ) : Kangana Ranaut
Best Music Director : A R Rahman
Best Lyrics : Javed Akhtar
Best Playback Singer(M) : Sukhwinder
Best Playback Singer (F) : Shreya Ghoshal

Wedding Bells for Actresses

The year also witnessed many bollywood 'kanyas' tying knots with their life partners. Wedding bells for Shilpa Shetty, Isha Kopikar and Amrita Arora being the most popular marriages in bollywood for the year 2009. Ayesha Takia alsi tied the knot with her boyfriend Farhan.
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Actors announced Engagement
Imran Khan

Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na star Imran Khan announced his enagagement to girlfriend Avantika Malik. Hope the wedding bells start in 2010.

Neil Nitin Mukesh

Neil Nitin Mukesh – the New York star announced his engagement and plans to tie the knot with girlfriend Priyanka.

By : Saranjeet Singh

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