William Shakespeare Turns Four Hundred And Fifty Years Old

April 23rd, 2014 by WebRss
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William Shakespeare was born four hundred and fifty years ago on April 23, 2014. His works have stood the test of time precisely because they are still relevant today. Be it the young and innocent love in Romeo And Juliet, to the struggle over what constitutes justice in Measure For Measure, to classic mistaken identity in Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare's work is still revered and often adapted both my Hollywood as well as Bollywood.

Incidentally William Shakespeare‘s official date of birth is unknown but many have taken it to be April 23, 1564. In fact, April 23, 1616 was also the date of his death at the relatively young age of fifty two.

William Shakespeare has a vast collection of plays that he has written. Some one the more famous ones are Measure For Measure, The Comedy Of Errors, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, The Taming Of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale, Henry V, Richard III, Troilus And Cressida, Coriolanus, Titus Andronicus, Romeo And Juliet, Macbeth, The Tempest, Othello, Hamlet and last but not the least King Lear.

The Lion King, a Disney animated feature is basically Hamlet, but set in the animal kingdom: Simba's uncle Scar kills his dad Mufasa, and Simba seeks revenge on Scar after seeing a vision of his father's ghost. Plus, there's a farting warthog, which is ironic because we think that's the only thing missing from the original Hamlet.

10 Things I Hate About You, one of our favourite movies of the '90s is actually an adaptation of The Taming Of The Shrew. The late, great Heath Ledger plays the high school outcast version of Petruchio (Patrick), while Julia Stiles is the stubborn Katherina (Kat) that Petruchio is dead-set on courting.

West Side Story, This one is probably obvious to most of you, but some might not know that the Oscar-winning musical is based on one of the greatest love stories of all time: Romeo And Juliet. In fact, every movie and TV show that features a couple that can't help but be together despite.

So here wishing this great writer a very happy 450th Birthday!

‘Mastram’ trailer crosses 16 lakh hits on YouTube

April 23rd, 2014 by WebRss

New Delhi: The fate of erotic thriller "Mastram" will be decided May 9, but its trailer, interspersed with a writer's quest, adult content and adages like "the secret folder of your computer coming in the form of a feature film", has got an overwhelming response on the internet.

Released Feb 14, the trailer from the Akhilesh Jaiswal directed fictional tale of a porn writer Mastram, which has all the “adult ingredients, has so far garnered 16,71,917 hits on the video sharing website YouTube.

Trying to be as candid as possible about its content, the trailer discourages “haters, hypocrites and under 16” saying it is not “advised, recommended and permitted” for them respectively.

On the other hand it entices the others with a tagline like - “Life blood of internet, booster of the sexually frustrated and the secret folder of your computer coming in the form of a feature film.”

Bohra Bros. production venture stars Rahul Bagga in the title role and newcomer Tasha Berry joins as his wife in the cast of the film, ready to scorch the screen this summer.

Rani Mukherji-Aditya Chopra Wedding: Uday Chopra Becomes Butt of Jokes on Twitter

April 23rd, 2014 by WebRss
Bollywood actress Rani Mukherji and director Aditya Chopra became a trending topic on Twitter, soon after the news of their wedding broke out on Tuesday. But along with them, Chopra's younger brother and "Dhoom" series actor Uday Chopra was also trending on the social networking site.

Kareena Kapoor vs Deepika Padukone: ‘Heroine’ Actress Desperate to Bag Madhur Bhandarkar Film?

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Bollywood's leading ladies Kareena Kapoor Khan and Deepika Padukone are competing to star in Madhur Bhandarkar's next project.

Sonam Kapoor to shoot for ‘Dolly Ki Doli’ in May

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Sonam Kapoor will be in Delhi in May to shoot for her film, Dolly Ki Doli






Filmi folk add to the election fever

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Kangana Ranaut Promotes Upcoming Film ‘Revolver Rani’ at Filmalaya Studios [PHOTOS]

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Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut promoted her much-awaited upcoming film "Revolver Rani" at Filmalaya Studios, Mumbai.

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