By Devyani Sharma
As per a list of top ten best Bollywood publicity magnets published on the Bollywood Publicity website, Indian celebrity director-producer Karan Johar attracts way more public attention than famous actors like Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.
In the list, Karan was positioned at the fourth position while Priyanka and Akshay were positioned at fifth and tenth respectively.
Justifying Karan’s position, the website wrote, “It isn’t surprising to see that Bollywood’s biggest ‘star maker’ enjoys a ‘star-like’ celebrity status himself. In his career spanning over two decades, Karan Johar has provided Bollywood with some brilliant and unforgettable…
You started out as a marketing and sales trainee before shifting gears to acting. What made you change your profession?
I always wanted to be an actor. I actually took up that job to be able to pay for my acting lessons and survive in the city!
By Devyani Sharma
In a list published on the popular Bollywood Publicity website, famous news anchor Arnab Goswami managed to find a position among the Top 10 best Bollywood publicity magnets, but surprisingly trailing singer Neha Kakkar.
Explaining the reason behind a news anchor being featured on a Bollywood publicity magnets list, the website wrote, “It is surprising for an Indian news reporter to make it to the headlines so often. But Republic Media Network’s Arnab Goswami manages to garner media attention regularly. Outspoken and unafraid, Arnab’s unique style of presenting news have made him an influential journalist of the…
For quite some time National Award-winner Preetisheel Singh has been the leading makeup and prosthetic designer in Bollywood. From box-offices successes such as Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, Chhichhore, 102 Not Out, Mulk, Bala and Housefull 4, she has designed looks for all the A-listers including names like Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor.
After conquering Bollywood, Preetisheel is now looking at exploring the Southern industry more and more. …
National Award-winning Preetisheel Singh who was recently featured among the top 5 makeup and prosthetic designers of the world, feels that the profession of makeup and prosthetics does not get its due at the various film awards in India.
“Forget getting its due, most film award events such as Filmfare Awards, Screen Awards, Zee Awards and IIFA do not even have a category for best makeup and prosthetic,” rues Preetisheel, who leads the look design scenario in India.
Preetisheel received the National Film Award for Best Makeup for the pre-Mughal historical epic Nanak Shah Fakir based on the life of…
While 2020 has been a trying year for some, it is turning out to be one of the most wonderful years for National Award-winning make-up, hair and prosthetic look designer Preetisheel Singh.
After having five successes (Housefull 4, Chhichhore, Bala, Thackeray, Pati Patni Aur Woh) last year, Preetisheel began 2020 with yet another success in Panga and followed it up with Raat Akeli Hai.
Raising many eyebrows, ace photographer Sharat Chandra has posted a photograph depicting a 158 year old controversial painting on his Instagram this week.
He has recreated the famous 1862 classic painting Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe (The Luncheon on the Grass) — originally titled Le Bain (The Bath) — which has created a furore over its theme for as long as one can remember. What Sharat has done is picked the theme of the world-renowned painting and shot it with models as a photograph.
The Luncheon on the Grass is a large oil on canvas painting by Édouard Manet created in…
Actress Ujali Raj made a small but impacting debut in the role playing Ayushmann Khurrana’s sister Payal in Gulabo Sitabo. Here she speaks about how it was working on this movie starring megastar Amitabh Bachchan and the versatile Ayushmann.
With the decision of releasing the film on web streaming during the Coronavirus Lockdown, Gulabo Sitabo has emerged the most talked about film in recent weeks. How does it feel being part of a widely discussed project like this?
As this is my debut film, I am very excited about it. It definitely feels amazing and overwhelming working in this big…
It’s no secret that the Corona crisis lockdown has unleashed the hidden talents of many. Social media pages are flooded with thoughts and pictures of unique aspects people discovered in themselves during this time of forced isolation.
Whereas we do have our usual suspects, here comes a very unlikely candidate — India’s №1 hair, makeup and prosthetic specialist, the National Award-winning lady Preetisheel Singh.
To their surprise, Preetisheel’s family has realized that she not only excels in look designing and makeovers, but is also a phenomenal cook. Yes! as if cooking up and curating looks for movies such as Padmaavat…
Leading news features about India's biggest film industry -- Bollywood.