Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania dishes out dollops of pop sociology for the less demanding
Alia and Arjun are endearing but not entirely convincing
Highway dishes out a trip that is definitely worth the price of the ticket.
It definitely isn’t the film of the year. But if you like your entertainment to be served up with glitzy but pulpy garnishing, pirouette your way to the nearest screen by all means.
The film is a co-production between Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and Phantom Films
Young and vivacious Alia Bhatt prefers to consult Karan Johar, the director of her debut film Student Of The Year, rather than her father, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, when she needs advice.
Box office calculations indicate that Bollywood made a decent start with the young kids on the block such as Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. But the onus is on superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan to turn an average year into a blockbuster in the last quarter, say trade analysts.
Karan Johar (NRI Emotion Exploiter), Arjun Kapoor (Gareebon ka Wolverine) and Parineeti Chopra (The Other PC) make equally hilarious cameo appearances
Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor have begun shooting for their first film together, Vikas Bahl's Shaandaar. Rumours suggest that the film may also see Alia's mentor Karan Johar play her onscreen father.
Things have not been well between director Karan Johar and, onetime best friend, Kajol and it seems that things may stay the same way in the near future at least. Karan was seen avoiding Kajol at a recent fashion event even as he mingled freely with other guests who included Juhi Chawla, Huma Qureshi and Gauri Shinde. Reports suggest that the two even met over coffee to discuss the issue but no truce was signed. Meanwhile, actress Alia Bhatt continues to garner praises from fans, friends and film industry folks alike, for her performance in All India Bakchod's latest skit, Genius Of The Year, which has gone viral.
Actress Alia, who will be seen opposite her crush Ranbir Kapoor in Imtiaz Ali's next, says she wants absorb Ranbir's art, technique and skills like a sponge.
Director Imtiaz Ali, who was spotted attending the short film festival Shuruaat Ka Interval in Mumbai, said short films need support from the film fraternity to flourish. He also mentioned that Ranbir Kapoor was instrumental for getting him to meet fresh talent Alia Bhatt.
Bollywood's item girl Malaika Arora Khan got herself inked for the third time. This time the actress got three bird silhouettes tattooed on her waist.
Director Karan Johar throws a party at his residence.
Remember Sunny from Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla's Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke? This young boy is none other than Kunal Kemmu posing here with filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.
Kareena Kapoor came face to face with her wax figure, which was unveiled in the year 2011, at Madame Tussauds museum, after donating her famous red sari from the film Ra. One's song Chamak Challo on August 18.