Bardem passed on playing Farrell’s part in ‘Minority Report’

Bardem passed on playing Farrell’s part in ‘Minority Report’ Los Angeles, Sep 12 PTI : The Oscar winning actor, Javier Bardem, said he refused Colin Farrell’s role in “Minority Report” when it was offered to him. The 2002 science fiction film was directed by Steven Spielberg and celebrated Tom Cruise, Samantha Morton with Farrell. Although Bardem revealed that he was a big fan of Spielberg, he said he was not ready to approach the film at the time, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “When I met him (Spielberg), I was…

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I embrace my unconventionalness: Kalki Koechlin

I embrace my unconventionalness: Kalki Koechlin Mumbai, Sep 12 PTI : With films such as “Dev D”, “That Girl in Yellow Boots” and “Margarita with a Straw” to his credit, Kalki Koechlin never followed the conventional path that a female actress would take. The actor claims that she likes to be labeled as “unconventional” because it’s her unique character that make her beautiful. “Beauty is an enormous thing, we tend to look at beauty from a commercial angle, and uniqueness is another kind of beauty. In what you point out,…

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Pure dance form is not dying: Hema Malini

Pure dance form is not dying: Hema Malini Kolkata, Sep 12 PTI : Hema Malini believes that every art form has its own beauty and that there is nothing wrong with mixing it with other shapes. The actor was in town to announce “Synergy,” a collaboration between Indians and dancers from Georgia, which will take place here on September 15. “Every form of art has its own beauty, but mixing it with other forms in a distinct way is correct.” The pure form of dance does not die, there is…

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Musicians are winners, not losers, says A R Rahman

Musicians are winners, not losers, says A R Rahman Mumbai, Sep 12 PTI : Filmmakers usually show the story of gossip to wealth in the biopics of sports personalities, but the music maestro A R Rahman says he does not understand why musicians are often portrayed as losers on the big screen. Rahman believes that people are only interested in making biopics about musicians who have led a tragic life. “I think people are interested in making biopics on failed people or musicians who have failed who die from poverty…

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