Tuesday, October 31, 2006
Friday, October 27, 2006
Gul is quite a decent actress, really impressive in dor , although she does look like a lil over the hill now. Her choice of debut movie was very good "dhoop", followup equally disappointing from what she started out with. Seems like she's got on back track with dor.
Gul Panag's dimples have the closest competition with preity zinta & sunetra chowdhary
Posted by desibabesandhunks at 10/27/2006 04:25:00 AM
Thursday, October 26, 2006
Height: 5’ 7.4"
Vital Statistics: 30.5 - 25.5 – 35
Background: I’m from Bangalore. My father is a graphic designer, my mother is a home-maker.
Qualifications: Final Year B. A.
Enjoy: Reading, horse-ridding, cooking, eating, sports, writing down my thoughts, archaeology, etc.
Modeling experience: Have done commercial ads for Ponds, Tanishq, Indian Oil. Have also done print shoots and several ramp shows. Am currently the runner-up for the Elite International Model Look of the Year 2004.
Why Femina Miss India: To be a part of the rigorous physical, mental and social training that is imparted and hopefully to win the title. Also for gaining experience which would help in the future.
Role Models: God and my family who has always been a source of inspiration to me all my life.
Beauty to me is: That which comes from within. It is eternity. Beauty to me is nature, God's creation - human beings. It is something that is given by God and which becomes more graceful and pious with age.
If I was given an evening with Brad Pitt I would... I’d rather sit and watch television than pay attention to him.
If I win the pageant, I will... Go for the International Pageant and make my country proud by winning the crown.
If I don't win the crown, I will... still feel happy for having been a part ot the training and would take it as a stepping stone to success.
Posted by desibabesandhunks at 10/26/2006 07:18:00 AM
Sohini Jaitley on frenemies
"I think frenemies come about when you become too overly familiar with a person, 'cause familiarity breeds contempt," says model, Sohini Jaitley. "Like when I started working, the equation with my school friends majorly changed. And yes, I have been backstabbed, but you learn. Today, besides my boyfriend and family, I don't allow people to become too close to me."
Posted by desibabesandhunks at 10/26/2006 12:34:00 AM
Supermodel Fleur Xavier, on her summer regime.
Is there a special diet that you follow during summers?
There's no special diet that I follow during summer. But I do make it a point to have lots of fluids. I drink fruit juice, nimbu pani and water.
When it comes to eating, I prefer cold vegetables, salad and fruits. Generally I plan a diet that is filling as well as light as it helps you to stay fit and active throughout the day.
What particular fitness regime do you follow during summers?
Just like my diet, I follow a light fitness programme. In summers one tends to sweat a lot so I avoid doing strenuous exercises. I do a little bit of stretching and jogging, as they are good warm up exercises.
Are there any grandma's tips that you use to get rid of the tan?
I don't mind having a tan. I guess getting a tan is becoming a trend nowadays and people want to flaunt it. What are summers for, otherwise? You can only dream of getting tanned in this season so why should you avoid getting one in the first place.
What kind of make-up should one use in summers?
I think if one wants to wear make-up then it's best to use a light compact followed by some blush, mascara and light lipstick. One should avoid heavy make-up.
How can one look stunning and stylish in this season?
I prefer wearing colours like lime green, lemon yellow and white. I avoid wearing pink as it's not 'in'. Materials such as cotton, linen and khadi are perfect for this season.
If I have to go out for a party then I would wear white cut-off pants and team it up with a crisp white shirt along with a necklace. In summers, your accessories should be funky. The best part is that one can flaunt toe rings and anklets as your legs get noticed a lot.
Posted by desibabesandhunks at 10/26/2006 12:28:00 AM
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Indira Quotes on Aishwarya Rai
About Aishwarya Rai: "She's always working, if she isn't acting she's doing a dance show or singing at some billionaire's party or attending some gala premiere. I wanted to shake her and scream: call this a life? Take a holiday for god's sake! But she surrounds herself with yes-men who treat her like a goddess - she's in a bubble and if she's happy I guess that's cool." (Asiana Magazine Autumn 2004)
About Aishwarya Rai's acting: "As an actor, I love to transform that magic, to step inside a new role and make it part of my skin, my being. And she, well, she looks the same. She has the same make-up artist for every movie. I wanted to ask her: don't you want to be in something where no one recognizes you? The whole concept of method acting was like an alien concept, but it does exist. Look at Om Puri, look at Shabana Azmi. Jesus, she'd never even seen a Satyajit Ray movie!" (Asiana Magazine Autumn 2004)
Posted by desibabesandhunks at 10/25/2006 09:38:00 PM
The younger sister of yesteryear actress farha. She started off as a teenager with the dev anand movie Hum Naujawan , which is more or less a rape revenge 80's movie.
After some really crappy movies like Pehla Pehla Pyaar , Saajan Ki Baahon Mein, etc where she just had to get into some wierd costumes and shake her booty she did her Maachis and that started her foray into artsy cinema (with the off bad movie comming in like the one where the ghost molests her.. bah the name doesnt matter)
Also did some crap down south.
Mira Nair's Namesake does look pretty intresting.
Trailer - Namesake
Posted by desibabesandhunks at 10/25/2006 01:23:00 AM
Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Sunday, October 22, 2006
SONALIKA SAHAY has the kind of legs that ask to be accessorised with a Rolls Royce and a saxophone to provide the necessary ambient sound. The 5"10" model who set the ramp on fire at the Lakme India Fashion Week has come a long way from her hometown of Hazaribagh in Bihar to being the Sensational Face of Christian Dior. Especially when you consider the face of Dior is none other than Ms Naughty Eyes, Yana Gupta.
"There was a contest during the Fashion Week and Dior was looking for a new face," Sonalika says. "I fitted the criteria and so here I am! I have a two-year contract with Dior and I am really looking forward to the association." Sonalika who has tried her hand at quite a few things including Hotel Management and MBA does not wish to comment on whether she would follow her model peers to the silver screen.
Designer of choice for Sonalika is "Dior (naturally!) The clothes are a wonderful mix of feminine grace and power. I dress to reflect my mood. Having said that, I would describe my style as leaning towards casual."
Picture of grace
Looking at Sonalika demurely seated, the very picture of grace, one cannot picture her involved with anything rough and ready. She however insists she is a tomboy and loves water sports. "I enjoy canoeing and working out in the gym. And I also love to read. The last book I read was Gone With the Wind. For some odd reason I had never read the book. My all-time favourite author is P.G. Wodehouse."
A vegetarian by choice as she cannot bear "the animosity to animals," Sonalika admits the leather question to be "a sensitive one. I guess one should be minimalist. There should not be outright cruelty. I suppose there are no easy answers."
Commenting on the tragedy of model and VJ Nafisa Joseph's suicide, Sonalika said, "I was shocked and deeply saddened when I heard the news." Sonalika feels that anyone wishing to become a model "should give it a try. However, one should be prepared as it is a high stress job and takes a lot out of you. It is a full time job and not all about just looking pretty."
Sonalika seems to have struck the golden mean of looking pretty and having fun doing it!
Shamita Shetty has been in the news recently not for her movies (or even the lack of them) but for getting into a drunken brawl with kim sharma.
Kim Sharma who acted in Kadgam and Shamita Shetty , Shilpa Shetty’s sister had gone toa night club together. They both had booze together but go knows next what transpired between them, they both started fighting, pulling each other’s hair.
In the melee they tore each other’s shirts too and the mob gathered around and captured the rare photos in the mobile cameras. While the heroines rubbish the fact, the mobile photos speak other story.
Posted by desibabesandhunks at 10/22/2006 08:32:00 PM
Saturday, October 21, 2006
Things seem to turn esha's way after dhoom.
Esha is a first actress to endorse Provogue collection. Provogue made appearances in its previous brand ambassador Fardeen Khan’s films like Khushi and No Entry. The brand also plans to have associations with Saif and Esha Deol’s forthcoming films.
Ramu's newest muse - Esha Deol
After Urmila, Antara & Nisha, Is Esha Ram gopal verma's latest muse?
Ram Gopal Varma's forthcoming film DARLING stars Fardeen Khan, Ishaa Koppikar and Esha Deol. Going by the title, one can least expect it to be a horror film. But then what can one expect from a maverick director like him. Besides Varma and bubblegum romance? Seems as diverse as chalk and cheese!
Apparently Esha Deol plays a ghost in the film. It may be recalled that even Koppikar played a ghost in KRISHNA COTTAGE earlier. Likewise Fardeen and Deol have had their brush with horror/thriller flicks namely BHOOT and KAAL respectively.
So after her much-hyped 'Madonna' hairdo in ANKAHEE, catch Esha in a diametrically different avatar now!
Posted by desibabesandhunks at 10/21/2006 09:32:00 PM
Thursday, October 19, 2006
Date of birth: 24th April
Height: 5' 8"
Vital Statistics: 34 1/2- 25- 35
Favourite campaign: I had a great time doing the Parx (Park Avenue) campaign. The crew was great.
Favourite pastime: Lazing around at home and sleeping
Most embarrassing moment: I really feel embarrassed when someone comes to me after a show and compliments when other models are there with you. It makes me feel awkward. I try to make it up by saying that we were all good.
Favourite cuisine: I love food, but no special choice. Anything will do.
Favourite designer: Hemant Trevedi for his formal wear and gowns. His fit is fabulous. Krishna Mehta's casual wear is lovely too. I like her salwar khameez for summer days.
Most admired model: There's no particular model that I look up to. I admire all my seniors as working as a model requires a lot of struggle.
If I wasn't a model, I would have been a: Commercial artist.
On a deserted island, I would like to spend an evening with: My boyfriend. (This question makes me feel as if I've been put on the Miss India stage again!)
My sex appeal: You tell me!
What attracts me to the opposite sex: Humbleness
Favourite outfit: Jeans and a T-shirt or top
Favourite perfume: Florence d'Orleans
I fear: Beauty, glamour, money and life. Everything is temporary I fear the fact that I'm going to lose all this some day and I have no control over it.
Most repeated phrase: "Oh, my god!"
My dream vehicle: A red Porsche
What touches me most: My lingerie
I never leave home without: My wallet and lenses, as I'm blind without them
My wildest fantasy: I wouldn't like to disclose that. People would get scandalised if they hear about it.
My role model: No one in particular. My conscience is my role model.
Favourite fashion invention: Shoes
A wardrobe must-have: Belts