13 Bollywood Celebrities Who Started Their Careers As Assistant Directors Before Their Debuts

January 5, 2017 — by Team PeppyStory



If you have ever thought that the star kids like Hrithik Roshan, Varun Dhavan, Sonam Kapoor etc. have entered the film industry because of their golden spoon, then you definitely need to give it a second thought. All of them had their share of struggles and training too. Not only them, but actors such as Sidharth Malhotra, Daisy Shah and Emraan Hashmi who didn’t have a God father in Bollywood have struggled hard to reach where they are today.


5 Things An Anti-Valentine’s Day Couple Can Do To Celebrate Each Other On V-Day

February 12, 2016 — by Debiparna


Yes, we know love is all round, and the saccharine sweetness of it all has probably driven you to harbour anti-Valentine’s Day sentiments by now. But, if you enjoy celebrating your love on every other day, and just want to spend a great day with your beloved on the weekend, then we have a few ideas for you. You can enjoy being with each other, and make memories of a lifetime, and not give in to the commercial aspect of this day. Here are some crazy, fun, and non-mushy yet romantic things you can do to celebrate each other, if you always dreaded Valentine’s day!

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#1. Go to an amusement park

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Remember, how you used to go on every ride when you went to the amusement park as kids? Revisit your childhood and get crazy with your partner. Share laughs and nervous giggles as you feel scared out of your mind when you go on the roller coaster you swore never to ride again. Be silly while riding a slow and safe ride that is probably meant for the five-year-olds.

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#2. Explore the heritage sites of your city


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Forget about visiting the romantic spots of the city that will be anyway overflowing with the lovey-dovey couples. Let them celebrate the day the way they want, while you go exploring the heritage sites of your city. You won’t even need to spend a lot of bucks of entertaining yourselves. And anyway, the best way to explore more about your partner is by travelling and seeing new places with them. Nothing reveals the true self like spending time in the great outdoors do!

#3. Read a book to your beloved

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Books have a kind of romance that has survived centuries. And, nothing can be as seductive for the mind as reading. Pick up your favourite book from the shelf and cuddle up with your love. Lovingly run your fingers through their hair, lie on their chest or lap, and listen to their heartbeat while the words of the pages drift into their ears.

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#4. Binge watch each other’s favourite show

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However, contradicting with the second point, we would suggest you stay indoors, if neither of you are the outdoorsy type, or are not physically together. Tuck yourselves under a warm blanket, cosy up to each other and watch that show that you have been asking your partner to watch for forever! Be it the award winning and critically acclaimed show, Transparent, or timeless comedy shows like Seinfeld, Friends or indie favourites like the ever-hilarious Community or the spooky Supernatural. Choose shows that are not so romantic, but are fun instead.

You can add these movies to your list: 8 Most Memorable Roles Of Kalki Koechlin That Cast A Spell On Our Hearts

#5. Gorge on your favourite street food

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All the restaurants in town will be booked, and more importantly they will be decked up with red balloons and confetti and whatnot! So to avoid the circus, go around the city exploring new and old street food joints and eat your hearts out. You will not only save a fortune, but also contribute something to these independent, hardworking street food sellers. Let the others spend 500 bucks on red and pink cupcakes that cost one-fifth of their inflated prices anyway.

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You may be completely anti-Valentine’s Day, but if you are in a relationship, then you are not anti-love. If you do not want to give in to the commercial trappings of the day, then simply spend another day of love with your partner just celebrating each other. Because, as we all know, for some the warmth of morning kisses and late night hugs matter more than exchanging gifts or spending money on luxurious meals.


25 Most Romantic Bollywood Dialogues To Woo Your Partner This Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2016 — by Team PeppyStory



Sometimes, simple words and actions speak more than expensive gifts. A handwritten love note or some romantic quotes from your favourite author, accompanied with a bunch of beautiful flowers, or a card is one of the simplest ways you can show your love this Valentine’s Day.

And if your partner is a Bollywood movie buff, then what better way to impress them with a few romantic quotes from the movies itself?

So, to make things easier for you, we have listed down some of the most famous romantic dialogues delivered by our heroes and heroines. Pick one that suits you!

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#1. Fitoor


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Perfect for you if you are still trying to convince your partner of your love for them.

“Khuda ki barkat hai mohabbat, mohabbat karo to toot ke, bina khauf ke, bina sharm ke, bina soch ke, agar jeet gaye to kya kehna, haare bhi to baazi maat nahi.”

#2. Fanaa


Had a tiff before Valentine’s Day? There cannot be a dialogue more intense than this one from the movie Fanaa.

“Humse door jaoge kaise, dil se hume bhulaoge kaise, hum vo khushbu hain jo saason me baste hain, khud ki saanson ko rok paoge kaise.”

#3. DDLJ


Over-possessiveness in a relationship does no good, but a little bit of possessiveness is sometimes necessary.

“Koi bhi ullu ka paththa sirf ek angoothi pehna kar tumko mujhse nahi cheen sakta, tum meri ho sirf meri.”

#4. Aashiqui 2


Let your man know how much you love him through this beautiful dialogue from Aashiqui 2.

“Tumhare ishq se bani hun main, pehle zinda thi ab jee rahi hoon main.”

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#5. Silsila (17)

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In a long-distance relationship? Let your feelings be known to your partner through this intense dialogue delivered by Amitabh Bachchan in Silsila.

“Main aur meri tanhayi, aksar ye baatein karte hain, tum hoti to kaisa hota, tum ye kehti, tum vo kehti, tum is baat pe hairaan hoti, tum us baat pe kitni hasti, tum hoti to aisa hota, tum hoti to waisa hota, main aur meri tanhayi, aksar ye baatein karte hain.”

#6. Mann


For times, when you cannot stay away from your partner.

“Saason ke bina shayad kuch pal main jee sakta hun, lekin tumhare bina nahi.”

#7. Bajirao Mastani


Thinking about your partner all the time? Then let him/her know through this beautiful dialogue from Bajirao Mastani.

“Tujhe yaad kar liya hai aayat ki tarah, ab tera zikar hoga ibaadat ki tarah.”

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#8. Aradhana


Want to drop a hint to your partner about taking your relationship to the next level? Try this one from Aradhana.

“Ek Chota sa zakhm bahut gehra daag ban sakta hai. Aur ek choti si mulaqat jeevan bhar ka saath ban sakti hai.”

#9. Om Shanti Om


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Let your partner know of your struggle to find you.

“Itni shiddat se maine tumhe paane ki koshish ki hai ki har zarre ne mujhe tumse milane ki saazish ki hai. Kehte hain ki agar kisi cheez ko dil se chaho to puri kaynat usko tumse milane ki koshish me lag jati hai.”

#10. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani


An interesting way to ask your girl out.

“Waqt kisi ke liye nahi rukta, beet ta waqt hai, lekin kharch hum hote, aur iske pehle ki main poora kharch ho jaun, tere saath kuch waqt bitana chahta hun.”

Also Read: Top 20 Romantic Bollywood Numbers Through The Ages For Your Valentine

#11. Raanjhanaa


Simple and beautiful.

“Namaaz me woh thi, par aisa laga ki dua hamari qubool ho gayi.”

#12. Wake Up Sid


What better way to tell someone that you love them.

“Goals paane ki khushi tabhi mehsoos hoti hai, jab use kisi ke saath share kar sako.”

#13. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai


This iconic dialogue from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai says it all.

“Hum ek bar jeete hain, ek hi bar marte hain, shaadi bhi ek hi bar hoti hai aur pyar bhi ek hi bar hota hai.”

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#14. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara


Express your love through this wonderfully sweet poetry.

“Ek baat honthon tak hai jo aayi nahi, bas aankhon se hai jhaankti, tumse kabhi, mujhse kabhi, kuch lafz hai woh mangti, jinko pehan ke honthon tak aa jaye woh, awaaz ki baahon me baahein daalke ithlaye woh, lekin jo ye ek baat hai, ehsaas hi ehsaas hai, khushboo si hai jaise hawa me tairti, khushboo jo be-awaaz hai, jiska pata tumko bhi hai, jiski khabar mujhko bhi hai, duniya se bhi chupta nahi, ye jaane kaisa raaz hai.”

#15. Band Baaja Baaraat


To the love of your life who is also your best friend.

“Tere bina kisi cheez me mauj nahi, na ladkiyan taadne me, na chai me, na chowmein me.”

#16. Hamari Adhuri Kahani


Another beautiful dialogue to convey your feelings.

“Tum bhi mujhse pyar karti ho bahut pyar, lekin kahogi nahi, tadpogi mere bagair lekin jataogi nahi, mere pas aana chahti ho, seene se lag ke rona chahti ho, dil me rehna chahti ho lekin rahogi nahi, lekin main tumhari tareh nahi hun, main to reh hi nahi sakta ye kahe bina ki mujhe tumse ishq hai.”

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When you need to tell your partner that you love them the way they are.

“Koi pyar kare toh tumse kare, tum jaise ho waise kare … koi tumko badal ke pyar kare, toh woh pyar nahi woh sauda kare … aur saheba, pyar mein sauda nahi hota … right?”

#18. Maine Pyar Kiya


Guys, this one is for you. It is going to be very useful when you guys have a fight and she is upset. This dialogue from you will instantly bring a smile on her face.

“Udaas hona, yun akele mein rona … is injurious to health, sehat ke liye hanikarak hota hai”

#19. Jab Tak Hai Jaan


A never dying confession of love through a beautiful poetry. If your girl believes in forever kind of love then this is the poetry you should choose.

“Teri aankhon ki namkeen mastiyan, teri hasi ki beparwah gustakhiyan, teri zulfon ki lehrati angdaiyan, nahi bhoolunga main, jab tak hai jaan, jab tak hai jaan.”

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#20. Kal Ho Naa Ho


Simple, and oh-so-sweet!

“Pyaar to bahut log karte hain, lekin mere jaisa pyar koi kar nahi sakta, kyunki kisi ke pas tum jo nahi ho.”

#21. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam


Perfect one liner to impress your girl.

“Agar tum mujhe yun hi dekhti rahi, to tumhe mujhse pyar ho jayega.”

#22. Fanaa


This short Urdu line from Fanaa is enough to convey the completeness you both have achieved in love.

“Adhuri saans thi, dhadkan adhuri thi, adhure hum, magar ab chand pura hai falak pe aur ab poore hain hum.”

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#23. Dil To Pagal Hai


After this intense dialogue your love wouldn’t be able to stay away from you.

“Kehdo ki tumhe nahi lagta ki hum dono ek doosre ke liye bane hain, kehdo ki jab main tumse door jata hun, tum mujhe palat kar nahi dekhti, kehdo ki jab main tumhe choota hun, tumhe kuch nahi hota, kehdo ki is waqt tum meri baahon me nahi aana chahti, ek bar meri aankhon me dekho aur aakhri baar kehdo ki tum mujhse pyar nahi karti.”

#24. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi


When your lover is above everything else, there is no better line than this one from Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.

“Main jab bhi aap ko dekhta hun mujhe Rab dikhta hai. Rab ke samne matha tekta hun to dil ko sukoon milta hai. Aap ko hanste dekhta hun to dil ko aur bhi sukoon milta hai. To main to aapko rab se bhi zyada pyar karta hun.”

#25. Baghban

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When your life is nothing without your love.

“Tum ho to hum hain, hum hain to sab kuch hai, varna kuch nahi, kuch bhi nahi.”

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So, which one of these would you pick to express your feelings? Do let us know in the comments section below.


20 Super-Cute Pictures Of Bollywood Celebs With Their Pets That Would Make You Go Aww

February 9, 2016 — by Team PeppyStory


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Who doesn’t like pets? What is not to like about them? They are cute and little furry balls of love who can bring a smile on your face in an instant. Not just that, they can make your day brighter even when you are having your worst ever! And, that is the reason why a lot of Bollywood celebrities are just too fond of them. These celebs leave no stone unturned to give their pets a king-size life. What’s more? They even share adorable pictures with their pets on the Internet for us all to see and go aww!


20 Bollywood Celebs And Their Hidden Talents That Have Nothing To Do With Acting

January 13, 2016 — by Team PeppyStory


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We assume that all our Bollywood stars have a posh lifestyle, live in the lap of luxury and are the luckiest souls on the planet with so much name, fame and money. Well, that part is true, but nothing comes in life that easy, does it? The amount of hard work that these stars put in to entertain us is really commendable. But, apart from being great at acting, some of these celebrities have hidden talents that they excel in. And, these talents are nowhere related to acting.


8 Most Memorable Roles Of Kalki Koechlin That Cast A Spell On Our Hearts

January 8, 2016 — by Debiparna



Kalki Koechlin, pronounced as Kalki ‘Kekla’, has been winning our hearts with her toothy smile, social activist spirit, and brilliant performances in Bollywood since 2009. She burst into the Indian movie scene as the modern day Chandramukhi aka Leni in Dev D. From the very start, Kalki made one thing clear- that she was not your regular glam queen. She has made unconventional choices in her movie roles as well as her life when she chose to go for a divorce with husband, Anurag Kashyap because she “did not want to pretend for other people.” (READ: 10 Bollywood Divas Who Are Ruling The Silver Screen Even After Marriage)


Kalki has been very vocal about being a feminist, she has spoken out about her own sexual abuse as a child, and done several things that have been nothing short of empowering; i.e., if we overlook her controversial endorsement of a certain beauty product that has been deemed ageist in nature.  She has starred in many roles that have impressed both the commercial-loving as well as the intellectual movie-goers. And, here we present to you some of her best performances on-screen.

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#1. Dev D (2009)


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Kalki plays the role of Leni, a victim of an MMS scandal, who later turns to prostituting for high-paying clients to pay for her education after being disowned by her family. This Anurag Kashyap film was critically acclaimed, and gained a lot of fan following for its innovative narrative  style, stylistic visuals and powerful performances by all the three leading actors, Abhay Deol, Mahi Gill, and Kalki herself. She won the Best Supporting Actress Filmfare Award for her performance.

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#2. That Girl In Yellow Boots (2010)


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Even though she was praised for Dev D, she remained unemployed for a year and a half before she starred in That Girl In Yellow Boots, which she co-wrote along with Anurag Kashyap, who also directed the film. The film dealt with dark issues like child abuse, prostitution, alienation, and was hailed for the way it was shot to provide the audience a sense of claustrophobia and extreme unease.

It is not just her roles, but her style also that has made us fall in love with Kalki. Learn the tips here: How To Wear Ear Cuffs Like A Celebrity

#3. Shaitan (2011)


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Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, Shaitan, was a thriller that captured the fascination of the audiences. It is about a bunch of rich twenty-somethings, whose hedonistic way of living life comes to a crashing halt when one drunken night they accidentally kill someone. Kalki’s portrayal of a character bordering on mania, sometimes drug-induced, sometimes life-induced again gained her a lot of praise.

#4. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

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This Zoya Akhtar film was Kalki’s first foray into out and out commercial mainstream cinema. She played a less-than-likeable character in this coming-of-age saga starring big Bollywood names like Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol and Katrina Kaif. She rendered a certain complexity to her portrayal of a sensible turned jealous and possessive woman that actually made her seem more human.

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#5. Shanghai (2012)


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This Dibakar Bannerjee film questioned the way the system works, it raised an ostensible finger against establishment and authority. As film critic Anupama Chopra put it, “The Shanghai in the title isn’t a city. It’s a state of being, a metaphor, an aspirational fantasy.” Kalki’s character gets mired in the political murder of her professor Dr. Ahmadi, and the film follows the juggernaut that ensues in the fight between corruption and truth.

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#6. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)


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Another mainstream film directed by Ayan Mukerji had Kalki portray another coming-of-age role along with Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Aditya Roy Kapoor. Even though the main focus was on the lead pair of Ranbir-Deepika, Kalki managed to steal hearts with her performance. This was a strictly feel good movie, where everyone gets a happy ending, unlike Kalki’s most other films.

#7. Margarita, With A Straw (2014)


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Right after the commercially successful Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Kalki wowed the audience with a refreshingly honest performance in this Shonali Bose film. Disability is often misunderstood in our society, and sexuality is another misunderstood taboo topic. But, this film dealt with the topic of disability and sexuality with absolute finesse. Pointless to mention, Kalki’s  performance was superlative. This film, at the end of it all, was all about learning to love oneself, no matter how we are.

#8. The Printing Machine

Even if this is not a film, this powerful video deserves to be on a list that is about Kalki’s most memorable performances. In this captivating piece that Kalki made in collaboration with BLUSH, she performs a poem she wrote herself, called The Printing Machine.  It is an angry vituperation against our culture, which has gone so morally numb that no news is shocking enough for us to be permanently enraged. Her words and hypnotic rhythm will suck you into consuming each line she doles out about our obsession with juicy, controversial headlines, and our ultimate apathy to everything happening around us.

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Kalki seems to have perfected the art of balancing between good commercial films, the gritty non-mainstream ones, and award-winning theatre with ease now. As she turns 32, we wish she continues to wow us with her performances and continues to empower us with her social activism.

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11 Most Powerful Roles Of Irrfan Khan That Can Make Anyone His Fan

January 7, 2016 — by Team PeppyStory



Whether it is a character in an ad, television, or movie, Irrfan Khan’s charismatic presence is hard to miss. He is an actor who emotes not only with his eyes, but also with his body language and voice. From being a villain to a man of innocence, he has donned many characters in his acting career until now. Picking out just 10 of his most powerful roles out of all is a tough task that we have taken upon ourselves to convince you of his acting prowess.

So, find out if you have seen him in any of the movies mentioned below.

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#1. In and as Paan Singh Tomar


Before the release of the movie Paan Singh Tomar, there were very few people aware of this athlete named Paan Singh, but soon everyone knew who he was. Irrfan portrayed the role of seven times national champion of steeplechase, who served the Indian army, and ended up being a bandit with a lot of conviction. He even won the National Award for being the Best Actor.

#2. In and as Maqbool


In Vishal Bhardwaj’s Maqbool, an Indian adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Irrfan Khan plays the role of a criminal torn between his love for a woman named Nimmi, and loyalty for his Godfather Abbaji. He dons the character of a conscience stricken man with utmost perfection, conveying his emotions even through his body language.

Did you know he met his wife of 10 years in National School of Drama, Delhi? Read: 9 Bollywood Khans Who Married Outside Their Religion Against All Odds

#3. Saajan Fernandes in The Lunchbox


In Ritesh Batra’s offbeat movie, The Lunchbox, Irrfan transformed himself into an obedient government employee, Saajan Fernandes, who is lonely and about to retire from his duties as an accountant. The unique bond that he forms with the other lead actor, Nimrat Kaur, through handwritten notes, is visible with the way his expression changes every time he opens his lunchbox. Once more brilliance personified!

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#4. Billu in Billu Barber


Directed by Priyadarshan, Irrfan Khan slips in the shoes of Billu, a sweet and simple barber living in a small picturesque village with utmost ease. Even though the age-old story in the film, and Shah Rukh’s cameo did not do that well at the box office, it was difficult to not like the simple man that Irrfan played with such sincerity.

#5. Lacfadia in The Warrior


It was Asif Kapadia’s movie, The Warrior, that helped Irrfan set his foot in the Hollywood industry. It is the story of Lacfadia, an efficient executioner working for a feudal Indian lord who decides to leave his old life behind for good. More than the dialogues it is his eyes that convey his journey from being a killer to a peaceful man.

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#6. Piscine Patel or Pi in Life of Pi


Although Irrfan Khan did not get much of screen time in Ang Lee’s epic Life Of Pi, he managed to deliver his best with whatever little was given to him. If it were not for his ambiguous narration, the film would not have had the impact that it did on the audience.

#7. Ranvijay Singh in Haasil


As Ranvijay Singh in Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Haasil, Irrfan Khan was completely despicable; so much so that he even won the award for Filmfare Best Villain in 2004. He portrays the role of an ambitious college gang leader aspiring to be a politician. He is fearless and outright scary in playing the dirty game as well as the act.

Irrfan has played characters defying stereotypes, and these are his female counterparts, who wowed us as well: 11 Unconventional Bollywood Beauties also Broke The Mould Of Their Times! 

#8. Roohdar in Haider


Irrfan played the character of Roohdar, a Pakistani militant, in Vishal Bharadwaj’s Haider. His character was electrifying from the moment he made an entry until his exit on-screen. His was a pivotal role in the film, even though the main focus was on Shahid Kapoor.

#9. Ashoke Ganguly in The Namesake


An immigrant professor in America, a sensitive man, a loving husband and a doting father, Ashoke Ganguly was a name, the audience could not forget for a long time after watching the movie adaptation of The Namesake, directed by Mira Nair. And, did you know that he even taped the voice of Amar Lahiri, Jhumpa Lahiri’s father who worked as a librarian at the University of Rhode Island, to get the perfect Bengali accent that the director wanted?

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#10. Umber Singh in Qissa


Perhaps very few actors can portray a complicated character with so much of perfection. Again in Anup Singh’s Qissa, Irrfan essays the role of a Sikh man Umber Singh, who is in desperate want of a son, and raises his fourth daughter as one. Only he could have played this twisted character with such simplicity and honesty, that despite hating Umber Singh for his actions, you cannot help but understand that he was a man with flaws.

#11. Rana Chaudhary in Piku


How can we forget Rana Chaudhary? If there was anyone who could withstand the constantly bickering father-daughter duo in Shoojit Sircar’s Piku, it had to be Rana. With an understated romance, superb comic timing, and the adorable chemistry with Deepika Padukone, Irrfan once again proved that he is a performer in the true sense.

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So, did your favourite movie of Irrfan Khan make it to this list? If not, let us know which other movie you would like to add it to the list, because we know that with such a fine actor there has to be more favourites.


13 Bollywood Struggle Stories That Will Convince You That Dreams Do Come True!

January 7, 2016 — by Team PeppyStory



The glitz and glamour of Bollywood never fails to attract hordes of people with lofty dreams and high aspirations. The film stars end up becoming Gods to many of their fans. For many, it is their struggle stories that inspire these fans to run after their own personal dreams of achieving stardom.

Well many, like the heirs of the Kapoor khandan were born with the silver spoons, and the stage already set for their debut the moment they were born. On the other hand, actors like Akshay Kumar and the King Khan, Shah Rukh had to put in their sweat and blood to make a mark in the industry. Their stories would inspire anyone to go after their biggest dreams.

So, here is the list of actors and actresses who became what they are today after a life of struggle:


20 Crazy New Year Resolutions These Bollywood Celebrities Should Make In 2016

December 30, 2015 — by Aashima



Making ‘New Year Resolutions’ is an annual tradition that we all follow every year, without a miss. And yeah, we also end up breaking those resolutions the very next day. With 2015 saying goodbye to us, and 2016 ringing our doorbells, here is a big bucket list of resolutions that we would like our dear celebrities to make and not break.

Keep reading to know the resolutions these celebrities must make for a happy 2016!

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#1. Salman Khan


Get married, please! Your fans, friends, family and even your ex-girlfriends are eagerly waiting to see you become a dulha!

#2. Shah Rukh Khan


Never forget your spectacles at home, especially during script reading of movies like Dilwale! We almost got a mini heart attack after watching you in Dilwale. *Ouch!*

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#3. Kangana Ranaut


Take a pledge right now lady that you will never work in a movie like Katti Batti again. We loved watching you doing meaty characters in movies like Queen and Tanu Weds Manu Returns.

#4. Imran Khan


Imran we loved you in Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na and Delhi Belly. But, now you are disappointing your fans time and again. You are becoming the next Uday Chopra of Bollywood. Take a vaccination against this Uday Chopra infection ASAP!

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#5. Deepika Padukone


Can you please stop looking so hot all the time darling? Look we have got those jealousy burns. Just kidding! Keep looking hotter each day. You are an inspiration sweets!

#6. Varun Dhawan


Stop being a shy guy Varun! Why don’t you just confess that you are dating your school-time sweetheart, Natasha Dalal? We know you will break many hearts, but we are still on for it!

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#7. Kareena Kapoor


Where are you lost Bebo? We really miss the old and bold Kareena Kapoor who was a powerhouse of acting, dance and expressions. Comeback in 2016 with power-packed roles, we are waiting. And, please stop your husband Saif from doing movies like Humshakals. Hope you are listening!

#8. Ranbir Kapoor


You know we love you so much. We would love to see you settle down in 2016, or at least get engaged. And yeah, please sign a movie as good and refreshing as Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. We are missing you as Bunny! #majormissinghappening

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#9. Shahid Kapoor


You broke every Indian girl’s heart when you got hitched to Mira Rajput. Please make this New Year resolution that you will stop posting those super cute pictures of you with your lady-love. It makes us jealous…very jealous actually!

#10. Sonam Kapoor


You are a diva and we love your style, but darling you are a motor-mouth. Stop troubling your dad so much girl. This New Year’s eve, make a promise to yourself that you will think twice before making tongue-in-cheek comments to the media!

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#11. Hrithik Roshan


Now that you are an eligible bachelor again, we are looking really forward to your movies. Make a promise to all the fans, especially girls who are helplessly in love with you, to be single and always available! We hope Kangana and your link-up rumours are all untrue. *Wink*

#12. Parineeti Chopra


We loved your new slimmer and fitter avatar Pari. If you are done with your gym sessions, can you please start acting and comeback with a good movie? You need to take some acting tips from your elder sister in 2016 to protect your career from the burns of movies like Kill Dil and Daawat-e-Ishq. *Ouch!*

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#13. Ranveer Singh


The electrifying chemistry of the two of you created quite a stir in the recent blockbuster Bajirao Mastani. Yes, we are talking about you and your bae, Deepika Padukone. Your new year resolution should be proposing to Deepika with a solitaire. And, boy we totally loved you with a mooch!

#14. Alia Bhatt


So, after four blockbusters, you had the first most SHAANDAAR flop of your career- Shaandaar. Even the sizzling chemistrty of a hottie like Shahid alongside a cutie like you could not save the weak script of the film. Do read the script next time lady before signing. And yeah, take a break Alia baby, you have too much on your plate for 2016- Udta Punjab, Kapoor & Sons, and a lot of endorsements. Slow down!

#15. Sonakshi Sinha


Dear Sona, we would really appreciate if you come back in 2016 with a hit movie, unlike Tevar or Action Jackson. Stop being a dummy in every other movie. Even your killer dance moves won’t help. And, please stop attending so many weddings and focus on your career girl!

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#16. Akshay Kumar


A big thank you Akki for finally doing meaningful movies like Baby and Gabbar Is Back. We can totally forgive you for doing Singh Is Bling. Make a resolution for 2016 that every year you will do at least one meaningful movie.

P.S. we are eagerly waiting for Airlift to release on silver screen!

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#17. Priyanka Chopra


You are a superwoman Piggy Chops. We loved you as Kashibai in Bajirao Mastani. Oh, and we also loved you in Quantico as Alex Parrish. You are our lady perfectionist. But, we miss you here. Come back to India in 2016,  and amuse us with your spectacular performances and social presence.

#18. Aamir Khan


We had too much of this intolerance debate where people and political parties went mad criticising you. Although you were right on your part. Anyways, Mr. Perfectionist, how about surprising us all with an all-new season of Satyamev Jayate in 2016? We would love to get glued to our TV screens every Sunday morning!

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#19. Katrina Kaif


Act like a mature lady in 2016 Kat. You have an amazing career and a handsome boyfriend. Stop being so jealous of Deepika-Ranbir’s sizzling chemistry in movies and during promotions. It is a part of his job. And, exes can remain good friends, just like you and Salman are!

#20. Sunny Leone


Sunny, you are undoubtedly the hottest addition to the Bollywood family. You have won our hearts with your sexy dance moves and gorgeous smile. As there were rumours doing the rounds that you are planning to start a family, we would love to see you become a mommy in 2016. You are sure going to be a ‘Yummy Mummy’.

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These are our suggestions. If you have any New Year resolution suggestions for your favourite celebrity, do share it with us. Hope all the celebs mentioned in the list are listening! A very happy 2016 everyone!