Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Extremely Talented Street Drummer

Extremely Talented Street Drummer

This street performer play like if has 4 hands. These people are awesome in such crazy talent The drummer in this video is Joshua Rodriguez. He is extremely talented with music. This Guy is the worlds best at Dubstep Beatbox!!

actor Rajkumar Rao

"I would go around telling girls, "Call me Raj, Raj Aryan"," says actor Rajkumar Rao

Who do you prefer: Patralekha the co-star or Patralekha the girlfriend?

Patralekha the co-star playing my girlfriend on screen.

How similar are you to your
Queen (2014) character? Are you a possessive boyfriend in real life?
I’m not like the guy from Queen. If I had a girlfriend like Kangana, I would never let her go.

You are slowly but surely veering from indie to mainstream cinema...Yes, I guess I am moving towards mainstream films. As an audience, we love music, we love dancing. It’s very much in our culture.

Were you afraid of being typecast in these ‘offbeat’ roles?
I don’t want to restrict myself to any one genre. As an actor I just want to explore my options. That’s the reason I do [a mix of roles in films like] Ragini MMS (2011), Shahid (2012), CityLights (2014) and Dolly Ki Doli (2015).


What is the meanest thing a director/casting director has told you?That I wasn’t fair enough to be a hero; my eyebrows were not right for the role. But I knew that one day someone would say my eyebrows suit the character.

Your first Bollywood crush.Madhubala.

As a struggling actor, did you rehearse iconic movie scenes?
I don’t know about rehearsing, but my friends and I had tried the railway track sequence from Ghulam (1998). Aamir runs towards a train and jumps off the track at the right moment. Now I feel that it was a very stupid act, I could have died!

Which superstars do you remember mimicking as a child?
I would impersonate the hero of whichever film I watched for the next two weeks. When Mohabbatein (2000) released, I bought the kind of sweater and glasses that SRK had. And I would go around telling girls, “Call me Raj, Raj Aryan.” 

Most young actors have an Amitabh Bachchan memory; what’s yours?
I remember watching Agneepath (1990) and howling after AB’s death scene in the movie. He was the Amitabh Bachchan, how could he die? I was praying to God, “Please let him live!”

How far are you willing to go to do justice to your role?
As far as my co-actors or my directors allow. I want to really push myself with every film I do.

Would you say you had to struggle a lot to be noticed?
My struggles started when I was doing theatre in Delhi during my university days. There were times when I would cycle 70km for a performance! 

The people you go to for feedback.
Hansal [Mehta] sir and Patralekha.

Do you think you are a star yet?
I think I am shining in my own space. But people are yet to see me shine brighter.

Given a chance, who would you want to be in your next birth?
Marlon Brando.

If you could change your performance in any film, it would be in...
I feel that compared to the work I had put in, the film didn’t get as much response.

Style for you is...
What I feel most comfortable in.

You were most embarrassed when...
A friend picked something from a bakery and slipped it into his pocket. And the shopkeeper caught us before I could stop him. Fir to achhe se class lagi.


The best advice you’ve received.
Do not compromise on your work. And never be dishonest to your heart.

Your favourite dialogue of all time is...
“Bade bade shehron mein aisi choti choti baatein hoti rehti hai.” 

Your most prized possession
My National Award for Shahid.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

What's in a name? For celebs, a pricey patent

What's in a name? For celebs, a pricey patent

International celebrities I from different walks of life are trademarking their names, in order to prevent people from cashing in on their popularity and using them in matters with which they ideally wouldn't associate. We list some whose names now come with a hefty price tag... 

The latest to join the league is British physicist Stephen Hawking. The primary aim is to prevent the misuse of his name in “inappropriate products“. SARAH PALIN The US Patent and Trademark office revealed in 2011 that American politician Sarah Palin's application to patent her as well as her daughter Bristol names, had been accepted. The trademark would cover “educational and entertainment services, namely, providing motivational speaking services in the field of politics, culture, business and values,“ as well as “information about political elections“ and “a website featuring information about political issues.“ Daughter Bristol Palin's name was also trademarked for “educational and entertainment services, namely, providing motivational speaking services in the field of life choices.“

Rapper Curtis Jackson, who is better known as 50 Cent, who has his stage name registered as a trademark, filed a lawsuit against fast food company in July 2008, claiming that they had violated his trademark. Apparently, the chain had sent out a fake letter, suggesting that 50 Cent change his name to “79 Cent,“ “89 Cent,“ or “99 Cent“ to promote the company's Value Menu.The case was settled for undisclosed terms in November 2009.

Close on the lines of Stephen Hawking trademarking his name, British rock star turned physicist Brian Cox, who is the presenter of the series Human Universe, also made the move to trademark his name this March. Cox, who was also a keyboard player in the band Irish band D:Ream may have also patented his name to protect his reputation, for, a few websites were selling a Brian Cox doll, which was described as being as `cuddly as the brilliant Professor Brian Cox himself'.

Soccer star David Beckham and his wife Victoria have led the way in exploiting their names, after registering them, as well as Beckham Brand Limited. David and Victoria Beckham's value soared to more than £190 million after they successfully trademarked thei names, using them to sell everything from underwear to perfume. The couple has been rumoured to make £100,000 everyday, courtesy their names.

After a attempt failed in October 2012, couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z finally won the right to trademark their daughter Blue Ivy Carter's name in October 2013. Soon after, Jay Z told a magazine he trademarked `Blue Ivy' in order to stop others from profiting from his family.“People wanted to make products based on our child's name and you don't want anybody trying to benefit off your baby's name. It wasn't for us to do anything; as you see, we haven't done anything,“ he is quoted to have said.

Tennis star Andy Murray became a brand in early 2014 when the UK Intellectual Property Office accepted his application after he became the first British man in 77 years to win the Wimbledon Men's Singles Titles.Murray's trademark covers more than 100 goods including DVDs, sportswear, lingerie, baby clothes, slippers and pyjamas bearing his name.

Raai Laxmi to make her Bollywood debut

Raai Laxmi to make her Bollywood debut

After doing some impres sive work down South, actress Raai Laxmi is now stepping into Bollywood with A R Murugadoss' thriller Akira, a South remake that has Sonakshi Sinha in the lead. Laxmi has finished shooting the first schedule during which all her scenes were with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who makes his debut here as the antagonist. “I am doing this film essentially because it is helmed by Murugadoss Sir. Some established names are involved with the proj ect,'' says the actress, who plays a dominating and bold character in the action-thriller. “This film's a great debut for me. Even as I will be seen in a special appearance, I've an important part to play in the plot. I'm not there just to add glamour. I have always wanted to move to Bollywood and I'm really excited that I bagged this film,“ says Laxmi, who began her acting career at an early age of 15 and has done close to 50 films in all four languages -Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada in a span of nine years. Bollywood is all set to welcome one more South Indian beauty .

Thursday, April 16, 2015



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The highlight this season is the Indigo collection in fusion and ethnic wear, available at fbb. From ikat to floral prints, find your outfit in this shade of azure. Make boring occasions stylish with jacquard printed jackets over loop button indigo kurtas and denims in different washes. Be the centre of attention with the new party collection. Pair up a bedazzled top with colourful satin pants and party through the night. Georgette dresses, Oxford shirts and trousers pack the perfect party punch.
Kids can now enjoy the summer in comfortable striped and printed nauticals. Graphic tees paired with candy toned shorts promise some extra fun in the sun. Add a cool twist to dressing with colourful anarkalis and long printed skirts. Begin the ultimate season for fashion with some reflectors and sizzling styles at fbb.
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Margarita With A Straw says `Stop judging, start living'

Margarita With A Straw says `Stop judging, start living'

Questioning what is normal and who defines normal, Margarita With A Straw makes you want to laugh and cry at the same time. Giving you hope, it also makes you think `Why are we so judgemental?' Through the protagonist Laila (Kalki Koechlin), the film shows how we tend to overlook small joys in our fast-paced lives. Though born with cerebral palsy , Laila loves, fights and enjoys every moment of her life. Kalki's sensitive performance has won her accolades both internationally and in India. Filmmaker Farah Khan says, “I'm actually blown by the performances. I didn't realise that Sayani (Gupta, who plays Khanum) wasn't actually blind and Kalki's performance is a revelation.While I think nowadays every thing is judged in our society , the movie gives the message that you can be as different as anybody else and can still enjoy life and work around what people think is normal.So stop judging and start living and let everyone else live.“
About the film telling a brave and original story , Cameron Bailey , Festival Director TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) says, “This movie is an inspirational love story ­ it transforms the way people see the world through film.“
Moreover, taking the film's message beyond the theaters, Kalki has also started an online initiative and a video series #StopJudging.
Margarita With A Straw, produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Jakhotia Group, Kool Homes and Ishaan Talkies, releases today.