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Bollywood Starts 2011 On High Note – Four Films Brought In The Moolah
January 24th, 2011
2011 started well for the Bollywood after the massive slump it faced last year. In spite of some much hyped and mega budget movies failing to make the mark, it was some of the not so huge flicks that raked the moolah last year. But 2011 might just be different.No One Killed Jessica: Jan 7 release - The box office opened with this much talked about film and it lived… more
Bollywood ushers 2011 with 4 successful films
January 24th, 2011
'No One Killed Jessica', the year's first release Jan 7 that stars Rani Mukerji and Vidya Balan, is still going strong at the box office two weeks on and has grossed Rs.380 million so far. It has been co-produced by UTV Spotboy.The film by Raj Kumar Gupta is based on the murder of model Jessica Lall in 1999 by Manu Sharma, son of former minister Venod Sharma, after she refused… more
Actress Gul Panag, ‘Marriage will not be the most important day of my life’
January 20th, 2011
"Why are we on autopilot mode after graduating from college? Getting married is a choice. Having kids is a choice," Panag says.In the new film "Turning 30!!!" actress Gul Panag plays the lead character. A Mumbai resident called Naina Singh whose story begins right before she hits the big three oh -- three exclamation points.Successful, spunky, career-driven Naina, happy in love, satisfied with life, has great friends and is turning… more
You get a handle on your life after ‘Turning 30’
January 16th, 2011
Both of them have turned 30, and are part of a similarly titled movie. But, to use a journalistic cliché, the similarities end right here. Alankrita Shrivastava , director of Turning 30 , appears to be the independent, working girl next door-part confident, part confused; practical today, emotional tomorrow and; anxious now, carefree next. Gul Panag , who incidentally plays Alankrita's altar ego in the movie, knows exactly what she… more
January 15th, 2011
Gul Panag, the gorgeous looking woman who won the Miss India crown way back in 1999, is now an actress of substance with brilliant movies like Dor and Manorama Six Feet Under to her credit. All this is something that most folks know. What they wouldn't is the fact that this strikingly beautiful Bulleteer has a thing or two for everything that moves on wheels. In a freewheeling conversation with… more
‘Emraan Hashmi is the male Gul Panag’
January 13th, 2011
Gul Panag was at her vivacious best when she came to chat about her movie Turning 30 on Rediff chat, on Wednesday. The movie releases this Friday.For those of you who missed the chat, here's what transpired:Gul Panag says, Hi i am finally here...chatur asked, Do you like RED or Pink? Gul Panag answers, Currently pink is my favourite colour.vidyasgar asked, Hi Gul, Why should we watch Turning..Gul Panag answers,… more
What turning 30 brings…
January 12th, 2011
The title of homewrecker, a lesson in remaining tight-lipped about her personal life and a movie focusing on hitting the ‘dreaded' age - Gul Panag tells City Times about taking on 30"Indian cinema rarely ever tells the stories of girls like me," criticises Turning 30!!! director Alankrita Srivastav when we get her on the phone. "Instead, women on screen are either seen as 21-year-old ‘bimbettes' or the older ‘bhabhiji' types."But… more
Gul Panag on ‘Turning 30’
January 12th, 2011
MUMBAI: "It's good to be 30. I think you become more stable both financially and emotionally when you are in your 30s," said Gul Panag, who was in town as part of a promotional tour for her new film, ‘Turning 30'. The actress tells why despite being a woman she doesn't mind getting older and why being 30 for her is better than 20.Do you think being 30 is good?Absolutely!… more
Star Tech – Gul Panag
January 12th, 2011
I use several gadgets, but my favourite is my alarm clock. I've had it for two yearsTOCK TIME... I am quite a gadget fan and use several gadgets to make life simpler. My favourite gizmo is an alarm clock. It is a brand called Clocky and I have had it for two years now. It comes in only one colour - white - as far as I know.CHASING THE CLOCK...… more
Terrific thirties!
January 11th, 2011
Turning 30 means coming to terms with who you are, says Gul Panag Call it coincidence, if you wish. When actor Gul Panag signed up for "Turning 30", she was "just turning 30". "And, the film was probably the most logical thing for me to do at that point of time," she says.So, how comfortable is she with her age? "I'm happy at 30; 30 is the new 20," she quips.… more

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