Towards the end of this month, half of Bollywood will be flying off to one common destination. In a rare instance, everyone, from Shah Rukh Khan and the Bachchans to Hrithik Roshan and Sridevi, will make appearances at the Marrakech International Film Festival to be held from November 30 to December, 8 in the Moroccan capital
Popular Telugu comedian M.S. Narayana, known for his work in "Dookudu", "King" and "Ready", feels comedy is an art and everybody can't champion it.
"In my career spanning over two decades, I've never felt that comedy is a department everybody can excel in because it's an art and only a few are blessed with the talent to entertain. Several people have come and gone as comedians, while only a few managed to be successful," Narayana told IANS.
The 61-year-old feels comedy can't be forced upon someone.
Film: "Guest"; Music Director: Raj-Kakani; Lyricists: Karunaa, Kadhar Shaa and Raja Karthic; Singers: Ranina Reddy, Dhinakar, Vinitha Narayan, Harish Kalyan and Priya Darshini; Rating: *1/2
"Guest", which has music by debutant Raj-Kakani, has moments of brilliance, but fails miserably as an album which could be called impressive. The album has four songs featuring the voices of Ranina Reddy, Dhinakar, Vinitha Narayan, Harish Kalyan and Priya Darshini.
Actress Sonam Kapoor admits that her films have not "done well" but critics always supported her work and that is why she is still part of the Hindi film industry.
The 27-year-old started her career with 2007 film "Saawariya" and went on to do movies like "Aisha","Mausam" and "Players", which failed to set the cash registers ringing at the box office. However, the actress feels her work was always appreciated by critics.
Actress-director Hema Malini, who is an acclaimed classical dancer as well, wants to make a film on an art form but says it is an uphill task.
"I wish to make a film based on the subject of an art, depicting the importance of music and dance. But it is very difficult," the 64-year-old said here Tuesday at the Ravindra Jain Sangeet Samman where she was the chief guest.
Hema is a trained Bharatnatyam and Odissi dancer. Her daughters Esha and Ahana have also done stage shows with her.