Priya J. Adhyaru-Majithia
25
Sep

State govt refuses tax-free benefit to film on gay rights

Director of Gujarati film Meghdhanushya: The Colour of Life plans to challenge entertainment commissioner’s order in HC after being refused tax exemption because the film uses the words ‘homosexual’, ‘gay’ and ‘samlaingik’ finds Priya Adhyaru-Majithia On one hand a Gujarati film...
15
Sep

Classically yours

In this digital age of music, young Amdavadis are discovering their love for vintage Bollywood numbers. PRIYA ADHYARU-MAJITHIA features some big music clubs in the city that have contributed to reviving the retro rage Skies rain enchantment in the air, and nothing expresses the...
19
Apr

‘Amdavadi thaali is tempting enough to cheat on my diet…’

…Says actor Arjun Kapoor who loves to eat and is in A’bad shooting for ‘2 States’ to Priya Adhyaru-Majithia He has lived through a magical transformation from a grumpy 140-kg boy, who always preferred to stay indoors, into an actor with a good physique. The journey from fat to...
09
Mar

Once upon a time…

...A luring fairytale by L Frank Baum, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ gets a Gujarati connect and a 3D look. And more interestingly, NRG Palak Patel from Los Angeles, USA is the co-writer and executive co-producer of the film, ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’. Priya Adhyaru-Majithia conducts an...
06
Mar

Love story on radar for Abhishek Kapoor

The cool demeanour director, Abhishek Kapoor sported in his attire of royal blue shirt and light blue denim, was in sharp contrast to his alert and every bit excited self, eager to share his joy, between sips of hot coffee at about five in the evening at DNA Ahmedabad office,...
22
Feb

3 Mistakes… in a new avatar with Kai Po Che

Chetan Bhagat’s novel will be relaunched with posters of the movie; the film releases today finds Priya Adhyaru-Majithia “Kai Po Che truly captures the gist of my novel The 3 Mistakes of My Life”, author, Chetan Bhagat said. Having played the role of both writer and script-writer...
19
Feb

Kai Po Che celebrate identity of Amdavad

The lead actors of the movie play role of agile Amdavadi boys sporting interest in cricket business In backdrop of celebrations of completion of 602 years of Amdavad, focus on city’s cultural heritage, identity, and its way of life has recently deepened. And there comes the...
24
Jan

Speed is thrill of Race 2

Noted directors Abbas-Mustan, actor John Abraham and heroine Jacqueline Fernandez were in city on Wednesday to promote the film releasing on Jan 25. They shared their views on Race 2 with Priya Adhyaru-Majithia. Thrill of racing is the crux of this blockbuster. The first of the...
08
Dec

Kai Po Che calls it a wrap in Amdavad

It is the first Bollywood film to be shot in the walled city area of Ahmedabad in the backdrop of Uttarayan Scorching heat, generous and kind people, gorgeous temples, masjids and havelis of the walled city and the ingenious architecture of pols – these are some of the phrases...
19
Dec

First Sindhi comedy film to come to city

Haliyo Aa Putt Actor Thiyan – First Sindhi comedy film to come to city In an effort to make a vernacular language attractive to the youth of the community, a team of Sindhi businessmen, writer and director are launching the first comedy film in the Sindhi language ‘Haliyo...
12
Oct

City to get Big B’s marble statue

Members of Amitabh Bachchan Fans Club in the city celebrated the legendary actor’s 69 th birthday with great pomp and show, complete with cake-cutting ceremony and aarti which was followed by a fun-dance session on Tuesday. Gabhaji Thakore, founder of Bachchan’s mandir near...
25
Apr

I COMPETE WITH MYSELF – TUSSHAR KAPOOR

who was in the city to promote his film Shor in the City. He visited DNA Ahmedabad and spoke about his movie, family & his philosophies in life
07
Aug

Aisha is the ladies version of Dil Chahta Hai: Sonam

The actor was in the city to promote her upcoming film, a romantic comedy, where she plays a rich and airheaded girl
04
Jul

I love visiting AHMEDABAD – Prachi Desai

who was in city to promote her movie Once Upon a Time in Mumbai
12
Jun

Gossip therapy

RUZAN KHAMBHATTA believes that such talks make good gossip material
01
May

‘I want SRK & Akshay together in a movie’

His movie ‘Housefull’ released all over India on Friday. Sajid Khan talks to Priya Adhyaru-Majithia about his film
29
Apr

HOUSEFULL STARS Promise Full Mazaa

Deepika Padukone, Akshay Kumar, Jiya Khan, Riteish Deshmukh & director Sajid Khan, who were in the city, share their experiences working in the film
30
Mar

‘I’m here fishing for a good story’

Actor Abhay Deol scouts for hidden talent among activists from rural India – in his words, the real India
21
Oct

Redefining Entertainment

There is not a single place worth a quality past time, was a common grouse against Ahmedabad.