February 14, 2001

Director Dulal Guha dead
He was 72.

February 12, 2001

Tussle over title
Bengal producer bags title of Sohail Khan's debut project Maine Dil Tujhko Diya.

February 10, 2001

Quake affects Kutch film trade
All 12 cinema halls in the region have been shut since January 26.

February 9, 2001

Chhattisgarhi film beats Mohabbatein
Mor Chhainha Bhuinya, having a budget of Rs 15 lakhs rakes in over Rs 2 crores.

February 8, 2001

Sonali on a launching spree
She gives Vyjayantimala's son, Pravin Bali, a break in Dil Ki Chori.

Adnan Sami to sing in Boney's latest film
He sings a song in the remake of the Telugu hit, Anthapuram.

Tracinema launches film
Raman Kumar and Vinta Nanda launch Aur Phir...

February 7, 2001

Back in action!
Raakesh Roshan gives the green signal to his next venture.

One Two Ka Four in trouble
Has difficulty in finding distributors.

February 6, 2001

Govt to Babus: Keep Away from Grease Paint
You can't be an officer and an actor. At least not in Karnataka.

February 3, 2001

Capital hosts international film festival
The proceeds of DIFF will go to the quake relief fund.

Helen to sizzle on television
The siren of yesteryear plays a mother.

February 2, 2001

'We wanted to help the earthquake victims'
Hrithik's family donates Rs 2.1 million.

Of Marriage and Mohabbatein
The icing on Aditya Chopra's cake.

KBC ropes in Madhuri and Sachin.
The proceeds of this special episode will go to the quake victims.

'Gujarat left me shattered'
M F Husain auctions his ready-in-an-hour painting for over a million rupees for quake relief.

January 31, 2001

Indra Kumar celebrates the release of Aashiq
Mistaking the film to be a hit.

January 30, 2001

The law cracks down on sleazy films
'Bit' producers and distributors panic.

Rishi's khatta experience!
The Parent Trap formula seems unlucky for him.

January 29, 2001

Starring Kiran Bedi!
Firebrand police officer makes her onscreen debut.

January 25, 2001

'I will not do frivolous, frothy roles anymore'
Namrata Shirodkar gets down to business.

Mohabbat is lucky for Shamita!
The Shetty girl signs her second film.

January 24, 2001

Rajputs perotest against Zubeidaa
Tight police security at the cinema halls screening the film.

January 23, 2001

Diya Mirza, Anupam Kher to debut in Vashu Bhagnani film?
Om Jai Jagdish co-stars Anil Kapoor, Fardeen, Abhishek, Tabu and Urmila.

Sasidharan Arattuvazhi passes away
The Malayalam script writer was 45.

January 22, 2001

Govinda at it again!
Allots shooting dates to three producers at the same time.

Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa celebrates silver jubilee
Even though Vashu Bhagnani pays through his nose.

January 20, 2001

Zubeidaa release hit in WB
Cinema hall shutters remain firmly closed for three-day strike.

January 18, 2001

Ajith hospitalised!
The actor's back acts up again. Yet, he has every reason to smile.

Akshay-Twinkle Tie the Knot
The marriage plans were kept under wraps and the ceremony was solemnised as per vedic rites.

'The matter is now before the court'
Mahesh Bhatt takes up for Bharat Shah.

January 17, 2001

Panja shows his versatility
Minister of State for External Affairs Ajit Kumar Punja in theatre.

New award to be introduced in the 48th National Film Awards
For the first award for the best director of a non-feature film.

January 15, 2001

Rizvi claims, Shah counter claims!
A new twist in the Chori Chori Chupke Chupke drama.

January 13, 2001

Shilpa is furious!
Court restrains magazine from printing 'defamatory' articles.

January 12, 2001

Shilpa is Sunny's choice!
She replaces Tabu.

January 11, 2001

Lift ban! Screen films!
Indian authorities have told the cinema hall owners and cable operators in Manipur to show Hindi films.

January 08, 2001

'The fire is still in me after 22 years'
Mohanlal to act in two Hindi films.

Rizvi granted judicial custody
For his alleged links with Chota Shakeel.

January 06, 2001

Sonali Kulkarni moves Mai Ambedkar to tears!
In the film Babasaheb Ambedkar.

January 05, 2001

Code word needed for decoding BO fate of Raju Chacha!
Ajay Devgun tries to prove that the film is a hit!

Punjabi producers up in arms!
Due to the non-payment of the subsidy promised to them.

January 04, 2001

'I turned down 100 TV serial offers!'
Akansha gets ready for Bollywood.

Nedumudi Venu comes to Bollywood
The versatile actor stars in Bhagobhooth.

January 03, 2001

Wanted: A Hit!
Ajith to star with Suresh Gopi.

January 02, 2001

Simran ties the knot
Simran weds Raju Sundaram.

December 30, 2000

The Cell and Unbreakable figure among 'worst movies'
According to's reviewer's 10 worst movies of 2000.

December 29, 2000

Dull initials for Raju Chacha, Khiladi 420
Khiladi 420
recorded the lowest collections among all the Khiladi
series on the first day.

'It's difficult to make something stupid look convincing'
Presenting Amitabh Bachchan -- BBC online star of the millennium!

December 28, 2000

Gaja Gamini premiere nixed in Gujarat
25 motorcycle-borne miscreants attacked the sets.

December 27, 2000

I have never given any interview!
Hrithik Roshan shrugged off reports of him making derogatory remarks against Nepal.

December 26, 2000

Film Club USA and Padmalaya Telefilms join hands
To produce a 200 part animation series based on the popular folklore, the Jataka Tales.

Yukta Mookhey strikes again!
She is ready to step into Bollywood.

December 22, 2000

Sohail Khan debuts as director-producer
Maine Dil Tujhko Diya, the debut film of Sohail Khan, and Sameera Reddy will be a love story.

December 21, 2000

Chori Chori... co-producer remanded
Rahim Khan Allabaksha Khan arrested for links with Chhota Shakeel.

December 18, 2000

Television channels against Bharat Shah
Shah is one of the three sponsors of the freshly minted B4U channel.

Govinda ready for Chappar Phaad Ke
He gives the producers a hard time!

December 15, 2000

Bharat Shah moves to court
To ensure the release of Chori Chori... on December 22.

Chori Chori... negatives seized
Will it release or won't it?

Censor Board bans Tamil film
Kaatrukkenna Veli is still awaiting certification.

December 13, 2000

Chori Chori... producer arrested, film's release hangs in balance
Nazim Rizvi arrested for having links with the underworld.

December 12, 2000

Akki engaged today!
Twinkle Khanna is the bride-to-be.

Kher drags Zee to court
To restrain Zee Telefilms Ltd from discontinuing the game show Sawaal Dus Crore Ka without him as one of the hosts.

December 11, 2000

Calamity strikes Devdas sets
Two severely injured.

December 9, 2000

Film industry miffed at govt
Film industry to protest against video and cable piracy.

Nandy-Merchant historis tie-up
This is the first time that Pritish Nandy has got involved at a producers' level in such a venture.

Bali Brahmbhatt turns devotional!
Shammi Kapoor and Divya Dutta star in Sai Baba.

December 1, 2000

Sooraj has a friend in Abhishek!
Abhishek Bachchan has a friendly apprearance in Sooraj Barjatya's Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon.

Ricky to host AIDS documentary
Staying Alive 2 will be premiered on Music Television (MTV) on December 1.

Sister Act!
Simran gives way to sister Monal.

November 30, 2000

Mohabbatein's lucky star!
Shamita Shetty is the luckiest among the six newcomers.

The Khushi in their lives!
Boney Kapoor and Sridevi's second daughter will be called Khushi Kapoor.

Presenting actor Sohail Khan!
Sohail Khan debuts as an actor, opposite Sameera Reddy.

November 29, 2000

Zubeidaa catches the Chopras' fancy
Yashraj Films to release Benegal's EM>Zubeidaa.

Indian on Emmy Awards council
Bhuvan Lall, executive director of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation, was elected to the Council.

Tax exemption for Mission Kashmir
This is the second consecutive Hrithik starrer to have earned tax exemption.

November 28, 2000

The audio release that wasn't!
The music for Raju Chacha was not released at the audio release.

Former Orissa CM turns composer
'Music direction for a film is a very normal thing for me.'

November 24, 2000

Barjatyas look beyond Sooraj
Barjatyas into multiple productions.

Taboo No 1!
Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hai was a disaster in Delhi

Yash Chopra's tribute to V Shantaram
Yash Chopra reminisces about V Shantaram.

November 8, 2000

Raju Chacha may be most expensive Bollywood film ever
Executive producer Kumar Mangat believes the cost could add up to over Rs 30 crores!

Karisma replaces Ash
Ash has begged off a role in Rishta.

November 7, 2000

Two is company
Anupam Kher drops out of a venture to make better movies.

November 6, 2000

It's a girl!
The proud parents? Sridevi and Boney Kapoor.

Ajay Devgan's serious business
The actor has already spent a fortune on Raju Chacha. Now, he spends heavily on special effects for the film.

November 2, 2000

Ash and Sunil: Jinxed?
No release -- years after the two signed on films together.

Name-calling, a la Bollywood!
Permutations, combinations and Hindi films.

November 1, 2000

Tamil film industry in doldrums once again
Producers and artistes embark on a slanging match.

Tamil director ends strike
Dasari Narayana Rao plays knight to Pukazhenthi, whose film was stalled by the censor board.

BO loves Mohabbatein!
The verdict is out -- Vidhu's war surrenders to Aditya's love.

Sooraj Barjatya presents Hrithik Roshan!
In the next Rajshri saga -- a love triangle.

October 24, 2000

Starring: Ashutosh Rana!
The villain has a change of heart.

Ghai votes for Mohabbatein!
Why the showman would be happy if the film was a hit.

Algerians love Bollywood
Shah Rukh, Amitabh hot faves as Indian Film week opens in the Mediterranean city.

October 23, 2000

Rajesh Khanna to face verdict
Denies Dimple Kapadia is benami partner!

Kher to play
It's now Anupam Kher vs Amitabh Bachchan!

Mohabbatein booked solid
Everyone wants an advance hand in the Mohabbatein pie!

October 20, 2000

Juhi rejects, man attempts suicide!
You watched Darr on the big screen. Here's a real-life adaptation.

Adlabs Films' IPO in November
Adlabs Films Limited, the advertising and commercial films processing company, is entering the capital market early November with a public issue of 44,00,000 equity shares of Rs 5 each for cash at a premium ranging from Rs 115 to Rs 139 per share to raise Rs 600 million.

October 19, 2000

Dilip Sen-Sameer Sen music duo splits
"It is a kind of a respectable divorce," says Dilip Sen.

Raveena: the true story!
How the actress came to act opposite Kamal Haasan in Abhay.

Bank finance for film industry okayed
To provide easy finance for making good films the government on Thursday declared the industry as 'concerns' under the IDBI Act to enable bank funding.

October 18, 2000

Govinda-Sanjay-David back again!
Flop no bar, Govinda's still in demand.

Togetherness is Ash and Salman
The couple is on a spree!

October 14, 2000

Govinda, Nana together for the first time
The daring unifier? Director Aziz Sejawal.

October 13, 2000

'I accept Hrithik's standards!'
Childhood friend Sumeet Mehra rises to the challenge in his debut film.

FTII students call off strike
After 45 days, Vinod Khanna and I&B minister Sushma Swaraj intervene to put an end to the agitation.

October 12, 2000

Madhuri might yet challenge AB!
Anupam Kher is host of Sawaal Dus Crore Ka for now, but La Dixit might just make it.