The Hindi-language film Bodyguard has nothing to do with the Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner love story from 1992. But it’s a bit closer to Jason Statham’s Transporter movies, with plenty of over-the-top fight choreography.
Bodyguard is an out-and-out Salman film, meant to be taken in the festive spirit of the season. If you value the grey cells in your head and want to guard yourself, give it a miss.
Kick has become the highest opening day grossing film of 2014
Salman Khan wasn't always the presiding deity of box office blockbusters that he is now. For nine long years, from 2001 to 2009, the superstar starred in 16 flops.
Newcomer Daisy Shah, who will be seen in Salman Khan starrer Jai Ho, says she regretted saying no to the superstar for his hit film Bodyguard.
Actor Aditya Pancholi has been involved in another incident of alleged assault in Mumbai, this time involving a female reporter for a TV channel. The reporter's hand was allegedly hurt by the door of Mr Pancholi's car and her camera equipment was allegedly destroyed.
The world ponders military intervention to ensure Somalia's food supplies reach its starving millions, Aung San Su Kyii begins a fast to death under house arrest in Burma, some Indian hospitals are found to test for AIDS without the patient's consent, and Whitney Houston hires Kevin Costner as her Bodyguard, for reel.
So far Salman's trysts with family on screen have turned out to be less than fruitful with perhaps the exception of Bodyguard, directed by brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri. So we can't blame Salman for wanting to break free just for a little breathing space and maybe a decent screenplay for a change.
An encounter-specialist police officer from Jammu and Kashmir, who has reportedly killed 68 hardcore militants and received several prestigious awards including the President's medal for gallantry during his more than decade long career, was arrested last week along with his bodyguard for allegedly running a militant module.
In the last days of South Africa's all-white government, the black resistance movement is divided by the scandal-hit Mandela United FC, formed to protect Winnie Mandela. But as the sun sets on white-run South Africa, the dreaded Ku Klux Klan makes its voice heard in America.