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Free “My Name is Khan” tickets

12Feb

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Badmash gave away 6 “My Name is Khan” Congrats to our winners Ravi, Gurjit and Rahwa! Take a friend or your valentine out! Enjoy the show! Over the next month Badmash from Naughty Nights will be giving away “My Name is Khan” tickets starring Shah Rukh Khan & Kajol. It was filmed in the Bay Area and some of you were lucky to be extras in the film.

Only Bay Area listeners are eligible to win and the theater will in or around the San Jose Area. Tune in every wednesday from 1am to 5am on 1170am or urbandesiradio.co.uk

Good luck!!!

Karan Johar’s Take on Kurbaan (DesiClub.com)

19Dec

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By Mamta Patel (Desiclub.com)

There are some films that do not work at the box-office despite all the merits. There could be quite a few factors going in flim’s favor but still something may go drastically wrong and it may crash-land. Something similar happened to ‘Kurbaan’, which released a few weeks back.

Now as Karan Johar begins the promotion of his next release ‘My Name Is Khan’, he reflects on the post-release backlash of ‘Kurbaan’ and declares that he continues to be proud of his film.

What really went wrong with ‘Kurbaan’?
I think it’s the scale and budget of the film that failed, not the subject or it’s treatment. Had the budget been lesser, we should have won the box-office as well. And this is not the first time when something like this happened. Today we call ‘Omkara’ a cult film but we all remember that on its theatrical release, it hadn’t done really well. It was an incredible film but such subjects need to explore their audiences. Cinema like ‘Kurbaan’ deserves to be made and along with UTV Motion Pictures and Rensil, I am proud of it.

But there isn’t a shortage of brickbats…
I am all for critical analysis. It can be good as well as bad; it’s all-fair. We live in a huge demographic state and people will have different views. We are a country with diverse opinions so let audiences decide what they like or don’t. Also, box office reporting is a must as well and regardless of the kind of collections that come in, they should be made available to everyone. As for critics or trade pundits, I can’t fathom how they can start playing the role of a screenplay writer? Am I disappointed? No, but I am amused for sure.

What happens from here on?
Well, it’s time to move on to ‘My Name Is Khan’. Yes, ‘Kurbaan’ is an emotionally disappointing affair. However, professionally it has been really elevating. There is some learning and we all would apply them in our next outing together.

   
 
       
       
       
       
       
       

Mark this down! Feb 12th! My Name is Khan

16Dec

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Karan Johar – tweeted the My Name is Khan website, fans from all over the world got to see the trailer. For me it was cool to see some of San Francisco’s sights. To refresh your memory, thousands of Bollywood fans flocked SF just to be cast as “extras” in the movie… I won’t mention any names, but I had a couple of friends who actually stalked the set… it’s crazy what Bollywood could do to a person. UDR predicts My Name is Khan will be the best movie in 2010! Watch out Kuch Kuch Hota Hai!