The 19th edition of the Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Bangkok was a star-studded night. Celebrities such as Rekha, Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Kartik Aryan, Karan Johar and several others attended the event.
Bollywood is slowly moving away from being a male dominant society. Actresses such as Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Kangana Ranaut, Vidya Balan, and Anushka Sharma have made it a point to pick movies with author-backed roles. The male superstars of Bollywood like Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan have also lent their support to movies with strong female leads.
Aamir Khan, R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi starrer 3 Idiots (2009) is one of the most beloved movies in Hindi cinema. Directed by the movie that focuss3es on the engineering life of three friends - Rancho, Farhan and Raju, touched a chord with the audience.
Actor Ranbir Kapoor forayed into the field of production with ‘Jagga Jasoos’ which was directed by Anurag Basu. The movie starring Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif released with high expectations but the movie failed to perform at the box-office.
Abhishek Varman's ‘Kalank’ is getting bigger and bigger day-by-day. The film already boosts an ensemble cast of Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sonakshi Sinha. The film also has Kriti Sanon making a special appearance in a song and Kunal Kemmu in a pivotal role.
Actor Bobby Deol, who has returned on the big screen after a while with ‘Race 3’. The movie has been panned by the critics. But Bobby Deol has defended the movie saying if it was that bad, it wouldn't have fetched box office results.