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Know More About Bollywood Stars and Films

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

If you are a Hindi movie fan then you are well aware of Bollywood. Bollywood is the synonym for Indian Hindi film industry. The word Bollywood is derived from the combination of two words Bombay and Hollywood. People are interested in Indian film industry because of the involvement of Bollywood stars.

Bollywood is one of the biggest film industries of the world and many cinema stars are famous all over the world. Since its start, Bollywood movies are getting a lot of popularity among the viewers of all age groups not only in India but across the globe. Many of the Bollywood stars have become great politicians such as Shatrughan Sinha, Hema Malini, Rekha, Jaya Bachchan and lot more and serving the nation. So it is wrong to say that Indian film industry is only for those looking for stardom and want to come in lime light. The first Bollywood movie Raja Harish Chandra was released in 1913, which was a silent movie The movie was a super hit at that time and since then Indian cinema has been on the rise.

The Indian cinema can be said as the mirror image of Indian society and hence with the change of social values its taste also gets changed. The period between 1940 and 1960 is often referred as the Golden Era of cinema. €Shree 420€ in 1955 and €Pyaasa€ in 1957 changed the course of the cinema. The images of the Indian cinema stars are very much popular among the people and hence you can buy Bollywood images of these stars to have their memories in your heart for ever.

In Indian cinema you can easily find the music, romance, dram and action. In the €90s cinema directors and producers mainly focused on romantic love stories and family drama in their films. Films of that time period were getting a lot of popularity and love among the people. Between the time period 1990 and 2000 romantic movies had become the main stream for the Bollywood. €Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge€, €Kuchh Kuchh Hota Hai€, and many other movies became blockbusters. Content about the Indian cinema is being downloaded rapidly by Indians. To know more about the history of cinema you can buy content through many websites. In the current time of Indian cinema directors are making films on Indian mafia, comedy and real stories. Anurag Kashyap, Yash Chopra and many other directors have given a totally new dimension to the cinema.

There are many film stars who have not only become the heart throb of Indians but also a synonym of god for them. Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikanth, Shahrukh Khan, Ajay Devgan, Dev Anand, Raj Kapoor and numberless stars are there who have ruled over the heart of public for a long time with their great acting skills. Bollywood is the largest film industry in the world in terms of producing movies. Indian films have their viewers not only in India but also in Africa, Europe, US and almost all over the world. To know more about cinema you can visit many websites related to Bollywood and buy news articles related to it.

India Bollywood News – Will Ranbir and Sonam Live up to the Legacy of Kapoors?

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

The newest Kapoor in the town, to be making their mark soon in a BIG way, are Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. While it is difficult to gauge there talent at this stage, but after the release of promos of their debut film SAAWARIYA, its clear that they are the most awaited star kids to be launched this year.

Their debut is one of the most talked about in recent times and all eyes will be on Ranbir Kapoor – the son of Rishi and Neetu Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor – daughter of another superstar Anil Kapoor. Expectations are running high especially because they are launched by one of the finest film maker of Bollywood, Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

With this new pair it seems Sanjay Leela Bhansali is all set to present one more hit couple to the industry.

The biggest buzz in bollywood is now that, will Ranbir and Sonam live up to the legacy of their families.

Ranbir Kapoor – The name is borrowed from his grand father Raj Kapoor. Raj Kpoor’s full name was RanbirRaj Kapoor. According to Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ranbir carries the charisma of both his father and grand father.

“I know he is in very capable hands. But then you never know. I just pray to God that he can live up to the expectations. Fingers and everything crossed,” says Rishi Kapoor.

Ranbir has to fit in and carry on the legacy of Kapoors which began with Prithviraj Kapoor in the 1930’s. Second generation of Kapoors – Raj, Shammi and Sashi were also a suucesfull stars. Raj Kapoor is also known as the biggest showman and the finest film maker of India. Even Randhir and Rajeev of third generation were not so successful but Rishi Kapoor was defiantly the most popular romantic hero of his era.

Ranbir will represent fourth generation of the first family of Bollywood although Karishma and Kareena Kapoor are already there but he will be the first male of fourth generation.

On Ranbir the industry is looking as next super star, that’s why he is been signed by big film makers like Yash Chopra and Raj Kumar Hirani well before the release of his first film.

On the other hand most probably Sonam Kapoor will be the first heroin in film industry whose father Anil Kapoor is still playing lead hero roles in the movie.

Bhansali calls her the combination of Rekha and Wahida Rehman and industry watchers are already comparing her with the Dimple Kapadia of Bobby (1973).

Anil Kapoor is delighted at the attention she is getting. “I was pleasantly surprised by her performance when I saw the rushes of Saawariya.

Sonam also has to carry the legacy of another Kapoor Family which is also in film industry for more than 40 years. Her grand father Surinder Kapoor and her uncle Boney Kapoor are well known film makers of India. Sonam will be the first lady of the family to enter in industry.

Earlier Sonam was interested in film making and that’s why she started as assistant to Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Black but Bhansali found that innocence and purity in Sonam which was required for SAAWARIYA.

Now the debut film of both Kapoor kids is ready to release on Diwali, expectations are running very high. Not only Sanjay Leela Bhansali but families of both Ranbir and Sonam are crossing their fingers and hoping for the best.