Posts Tagged ‘bollywood’

Amitabh Bachchan turns blogger

April 21, 2008 superstar Amitabh Bachchan has turned blogger with, a youth networking site, to connect with his fans worldwide.

Speaking about his new initiative, Bachchan said, ” allows me to express myself, share and reflect my emotions, thoughts, opinions and listen to what people have to say to me and show them the ‘real’ side to my larger than life image that they see through media. It’s a platform which I control and share my own drama without anyone editing or interpreting my thoughts.”

Amitabh also posted his views on his upcoming film Bhootnath and asked readers responses. has gained a user base of 1.6 million, where 40 per cent users are from tier II cities like Tuticorin, Bhilai, Amritsar, Guwahati, Surat and Nashik.

The site gets almost 10 per cent of users from countries like Sri Lanka, Pakistan and from Indians from Dubai, United States and United Kingdom.

This news is available on NDTV 24×7. DirecTV make sit possible to access this channel in the US and also guarantees excellent picture and sound quality.


Disney’s movie ‘Cheetah Girl One World’ being filmed in India

March 20, 2008

One of the best known movie production houses, Disney, is now looking to tell a story from India to the world. The first movie from Disney is being shot at Udaipur, and the production team believes that it could set a new trend when it is released in August.

“The Cheetah Girls One World,” – that promises to be the most extravagant Disney Channel Original Movie yet, is being shot in Udaipur. The movie is part of the hugely successful franchise, “The Cheetah Girls”.

The movie is a music and dance-driven adventure that premieres in August across the world and yes its set right in Udaipur.

Movies are big business not wanting to play second fiddle to Hollywood anymore, the Indian Film Industry is making big budget movies, with bigger global premiers, in the hope of even Bigger returns.

I saw the news on NDTV 24×7. According to me NDTV 24×7 is a must for all the Indians living in the US as it covers India-centric news extensively. The news channel is available in the US only through DirecTV, one of the best Satellite TV service provider.