Rashmi Nigam shines in “Heroine” Kareena Kapoor’s female protagonist is at the heart of Madhur Bhandarkar’s upcoming film, Heroine. But in a movie that promises to take you behind the scenes of Bollywood, how can one forget the male superstar and the as-much-in-the-public-eye star wife? The character of the star wife in Heroine apparently draws from the lives of Gauri…Read More
Heroine is a bold, glamorous film with shocking, scandalous and manipulative ‘behind-the-scenes account’ of the reality behind the mask of glitz and glamour that our film stars inhabit. (Heroine - movie review) The film is based on the life and times of a superstar heroine from the dream factory we call 'Bollywood'. It is not based on the life of any particular yesteryear divas Madhubala or Parveen Babi or any others. It is a contemporary film which reveals the underbelly of the Bollywood film industry and its well-kept secrets. Heroine features Kareena Kapoor as Mahi Arora - the protagonist along with actors Arjun Rampal, Shahana Goswami, Divya Dutta and others. Mahi Arora’s character is of a "bipolar and schizophrenic" female as Kareena mentioned in her latest interviews. Mahi is having an affair with reigning superstar Aryan Khanna (Arjun Rampal) who is yet to divorc ....