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15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

'Sacred Games': Anurag Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's remark

Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games". However, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has questioned the politician.Netflix's...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Sharmila Tagore meets Governor NN Vohra and First Lady

Sharmila Tagore, renowned actor, who is visiting Kashmir on a holiday, met Governor and First Lady at the Raj Bhavan.Tagore shared with Governor and First Lady, her reminisces of the  1960s and 70s when she had visited the Valley on many occasions, when...

11-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Justice to Indian LGBT long overdue : Celina Jaitly

Actress Celina Jaitly says justice to the Indian LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community is long overdue, and that the law must put an end to the legal platform that segregates the community from others.Celina, an LGBT activist, on Wednesday...

11-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Being strong-willed, body-shaming never bothered me : Zareen Khan

She remembers the time when she weighed 100 kg and was subjected to body-shaming. But actress Zareen Khan says negative comments never bothered her and, being a strong-willed person, she never felt hesitant to speak her mind."When I was more than 100 kg,...

11-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Happy with how my film journey is shaping up : Rajkummar Rao

Actor Rajkummar Rao says he is happy and content with the way his film journey is shaping up for the last few years.Rajkummar interacted with the media at the launch of The Eat Right Movement, initiated by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)...

11-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Sanjay Dutt to launch autobiography in 2019

Sanjay Dutt, whose dramatic life has made for a Bollywood biopic, is now set to pen an autobiography to be published by HarperCollins for his sixtieth birthday on July 29, 2019.Apart from his professional accomplishments, the actor's ebbs and flows will be...

11-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Ajay Devgn to star in 'Chanakya'

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn has been roped in for filmmaker Neeraj Pandey's next titled "Chanakya".Ajay on Wednesday tweeted: "Looking forward to playing 'Chanakya', a film about one of the greatest thinkers in Indian history..."Produced by Reliance Entertainment...

10-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Each day comes with its own challenges, victories : Sonali Bendre Behl

Actress-writer Sonali Bendre Behl, who has been diagnosed with a "high-grade cancer" and is undergoing treatment in New York, says every day brings both challenges and victories and the only thing that she wants to focus on is "positive" outlook.In a Twitter post on...

10-Jul-2018 New Delhi

I'm social media savvy : Kartik Aaryan

Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan says he is very social media savvy.Kartik was here to unveil the Motorola's latest phone moto e5 plus on Tuesday."I am social media savvy. I am always on Instagram, Snapchat and all other social media platforms... So, I am a very...

08-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Johny Lever supports youth-oriented film 'Back To Dad'

Veteran comedian Johny Lever is all praise for the youth-oriented film "Back To Dad"."This is one of the best youth-oriented movies I've watched so far. The scripting of the film is very beautifully done. 'Back To Dad' gives a message that every youngster should...

07-Jul-2018 Mumbai

People think I'm a serious guy : Omung Kumar

Art director and filmmaker Omung Kumar gave the audience and contestants of "Indias Best Dramebaaz" a dekko into his quirky side by doing a 'naagin'  dance. He says people have a perception that he is a very serious person in real life.The National...

29-Jun-2018 Mumbai

We are big family now : Anu Malik on 'Indian Idol' co-judges

Composer Anu Malik is co-judging "Indian Idol" with singer Neha Kakkar and singer-composer Vishal Dadlani for the first time but he says when he is with them, it feels like he has known them for long and that they are a big family now.The singing-based reality...

29-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Films biggest bridge to connect mankind : Ravi Shankar Prasad

Films, by way of capturing universal emotions, are a unifying medium for people irrespective of language and country, Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Friday.Prasad, who was once Information and Broadcasting Minister, inaugurated...

29-Jun-2018

'Sanju': A heart-warming tale, brilliantly portrayed

Actor Sanjay Dutt’s life may have been an open book, yet Director Raj Kumar Hirani’s “Sanju” gives you a peek into Sanjay Dutt’s life with an honesty that instantly touches your heart. Sans any gimmicks, Hindi film tropes and unnecessary drama, Hirani lays...

29-Jun-2018 New Delhi

I'm a reluctant actor : Akarsh Khurana

Akarsh Khurana dons many hats. He has worked as a casting director, producer and lyricist. He has written for films like "Krrish", "Kites" and "Humshakals". He is also a director who is nervous about his upcoming directorial "Karwaan", starring Irrfan Khan...

27-Jun-2018 Mumbai

'Good man di...' has a happy vibe : Shankar Ehsaan Loy

"Good man di laaltain", sung by Sukhwinder Singh for the film "Soorma", has a very happy vibe, say composers Shankar Ehsaan Loy."Soorma" is a biographical film based on the life of hockey player Sandeep Singh, essayed by Diljit Dosanjh.The celebratory song...

27-Jun-2018 Mumbai

My main aim in life is to work hard : Bobby Deol

Actor Bobby Deol, who has made a comeback on the silver screen after four years with the Salman Khan starrer "Race 3", says his main aim in life is to work hard and get good projects."Race 3" crossed Rs 100 crore at the box office in India since releasing...

25-Jun-2018 Sydney

The aim of the film is to awaken the Manto in all of us : Nandita Das

Based on the notion of the freedom of expression, Indian filmmaker Nandita Das' film "Manto" -- on the life of maverick writer and creative rebel Saadat Hasan Manto -- seems to have hit the jackpot with timing, given the issue is a hot topic not only in India...

25-Jun-2018 New Delhi

I like unfamiliar situations : Vishal Dadlani

Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani says that he likes unfamiliar situations and challenges. For him, the only thing that makes him happy is to do things that he has not done before.Soon to be seen on the season 3 of "Great Escape" at Fox Life that will see him embarking...

25-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Life is the best teacher : Divya Dutta

National Award winning actress Divya Dutta believes that life is the best teacher and that it gives people a chance to become a strong human being.The actress, who inaugurated a three-day film appreciation course by Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)...

23-Jun-2018 New Delhi

It's not a major injury : Dhanush

After reports about Dhanush getting injured on the sets of "Maari 2" surfaced, the actor-filmmaker-singer took to Twitter on Saturday to update his fans and followers about his health. He says it was not a major injury.He assured his followers that he is fine."My...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Happy with roles I am doing : Nushrat Bharucha

Having done films of the same genre back-to-back with “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” and “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety”, actress Nushrat Bharucha has no fear of getting boxed in a category and says she is happy with the roles she is doing.With mostly light hearted films to...

23-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Stop fixating over beauty standards : Kajol

Actress Kajol says people should stop "fixating" on the set beauty standards as everybody is made "beautifully and individually".Asked about her stance on actresses speaking up about women being objectified and speaking up against body shaming, Kajol told IANS:...

23-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Yoga has slowly become an integral part of me : Jacqueline Fernandez

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says yoga is an integral part of her life, and it helps her lead a stress-free life."I have been a health and fitness enthusiast for as long as I can remember. Be it my personal or professional life, I have always tried to skew my...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

No need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure : Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says there is no need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure or self gratification.Kashyap has directed a story in the anthology "Lust Stories" which delves upon love and lust.The web-movie has garnered great response and the director says...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

There's no fun without any risk : Anil Kapoor

Actor Anil Kapoor, all set to work with a new director Atul Manjrekar for "Fanne Khan", says sometimes, it is better to take risks.Asked if he finds it risky to work with new talents, Anil told IANS at the IIFA Rocks green carpet: "There is no fun in life...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Villains now treated with dignity in Hindi films : Gulshan Grover

Actor Gulshan Grover, who is fondly known as the "bad man" in Bollywood, says with mainstream heroes taking up negative characters, roles of villains in Bollywood is now treated with dignity.Asked how he feels about mainstream actors not having any apprehensions...

23-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Digital platforms liberate a filmmaker : Anurag Kashyap

With the flexible story format and a wide variety of experimental subject lines for a receptive global audience, digital platforms offer a huge creative liberty for a storytellers, says acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.Kashyap has directed a short for the...

22-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Excited to share work space with Sanjay Dutt : Kriti Sanon

After working in films like "Heropanti", "Dilwale", "Raabta" and "Bareilly Ki Barfi", actress Kriti Sanon says she is ecstatic to share work space with actor Sanjay Dutt in the upcoming historical period drama "Panipat".Kriti, without revealing much about...

22-Jun-2018 Bangkok

If you can't reuse talent, refuse it : Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar says if you cant reuse a talent, one must refuse it.At a press conference for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards here on Friday, Karan commented while talking about the environmental initiative...

22-Jun-2018 New Delhi

I make films to evoke, provoke : Anurag Kashyap

From "Black Friday" to "Gangs Of Wasseypur" to "Udta Punjab" to "Lust Stories", Anurag Kashyap wants to start a conversation on several social issues with his cinema. He says he makes films to evoke and provoke."I always (want my cinema to strike a conversation)....

21-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Nagarjuna set to enter 'Munnabhai...' territory

After Ram Gopal Varma's "Officer" that opens next week, actor Nagarjuna is already on to his next project a big light-hearted comedy with which the veteran star says he enters the Munnabhai-territory."This new film that I am doing with Nani is very much in...

21-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Shruti Haasan to produce 'The Mosquito Philosophy'

Actress-producer Shruti Haasan will produce director Jayprakash Radhakrishnan's next "The Mosquito Philosophy" under her banner Isidro Media.The actress will be presenting the project as well."Our belief at Isidro is to present extremely interesting, edgy and different...

20-Jun-2018 New Delhi

You don't have to be finished to tell your story : Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is writing her memoir titled "Unfinished", always wanted to write a book but wanted to wait to do a bit more in life. But now she feels she doesn't have to be "finished" to tell her story."The feeling of checking something off your...

20-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Alia's 'Raazi' mints over Rs 200 cr worldwide

Alia Bhatt-starrer "Raazi" has minted over Rs 200 crore worldwide, announced filmmaker Karan Johar, who has co-produced the film.Karan shared the news on his Twitter account on Wednesday. "A proud film! Rs 207 crore gross worldwide," Karan tweeted.The Meghna...

17-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Have learnt from my failures, not successes : Ranbir Kapoor

For Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, failures have translated to more learning than his success stories.In a rare question and answer session with fans on social media on on Sunday, when a user asked him about how he deals with frustration and failures, Ranbir...

16-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Saqib most sincere, hardworking boy : Huma Qureshi

Actress Huma Qureshi says her brother and actor Saqib Saleem, who features in "Race 3", is a sincere and hardworking boy."The best and the hottest brother in the world! My star. I've seen you toil every single day always smiling... Definitely the most sincere...

16-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Ranbir Kapoor is a brat : Karishma Tanna

Actress Karishma Tanna, who is gearing up for the release of her second Hindi film "Sanju", says her co-star Ranbir Kapoor is amazing to work with and is a complete brat.Asked how would she describe Ranbir, Karishma told IANS here: "He is amazing, a thorough...

16-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Important to keep cities clean, beautiful : Dia Mirza

Actress Dia Mirza, who was associated with an initiative that highlights Indian culture and diversity through graffiti art, says it is important to keep the cities clean and beautiful.Radio Mirchi and Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance have...

16-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Varun Dhawan baffled with Anushka's intelligence

Actor Varun Dhawan says that his co-star Anushka Sharma baffles him with her intelligence and captions.Varun on Friday took to Twitter, where he shared a photograph of himself along with Anushka from the sets of "Sui Dhaaga"."Anushka Sharma baffles me with...

16-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Akshay Kumar chooses excellent stories to tell : Rana Daggubati

Actor Rana Daggubati has praised actor Akshay Kumar for choosing "excellent stories to tell".Rana on Friday praised the teaser of Akshay's upcoming film "Gold", which is slated to release on August 15."And this I am waiting for! Sir Akshay Kumar, what excellent...

16-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Dance is a comfort zone, filmmaking a challenge : Remo D'Souza

Choreographer-film director Remo D'Souza, whose latest directorial is "Race 3" -- an action-packed thriller starring Salman Khan -- says making movies of different genres has helped him grow as a creative individual and explore storytelling beyond dance.Counted among one...

16-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Seeing Angad in ‘Soorma’ is amazing : Neha Dhupia

Actress Neha Dhupia, who got married to actor Angad Bedi last month, says it was amazing to see her husband working in "Soorma" with co-stars like Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu.In Soorma, Bedi plays the character of Bikramjeet Singh, the older brother of...

15-Jun-2018

'Race 3': A Glamorous Disgrace

By the time, Salman Khan ripped off his short and Bobby Deol followed suit, I was ready to rip off my hair in exasperation. This maddening mishmash of hot babes and cool guys (including Anil Kapoor who lets his beard grow grey and his accent falter from...

15-Jun-2018

'Race 3': Action-packed but lacks thrills

"Race 3", as the name suggests, is the third edition of the franchise, but has no narrative connection with its previous editions. And unlike its predecessors, this one seems like jaded fare as it lacks thrills and the adrenaline rush so palpable in its earlier...

15-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Acting makes one conscious of own actions : Divya Dutta

National Award winner Divya Dutta says the field of acting teaches one to be more conscious about his or her own actions in order to make the world a better place."When you are involved in retelling of stories of people who changed the world or who helped shape...

15-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Love you personally, professionally : Aamir Khan to Salman Khan

Superstar Aamir Khan has rooted for Salman Khan's latest release "Race 3", saying he loves the "Dabangg" star personally and professionally.Aamir on Friday tweeted in support for "Race 3", which also stars Anil Kapoor, Saqib Saleem, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby...

15-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Writing on social media stress buster for Shekhar Kapur

"Mr. India" director Shekhar Kapur says he understands the dangers of social media, but finds writing on it stress relieving."While I completely understand the dangers of social media, I have to say, that for me writing on Twitter and Instagram is great stress...

15-Jun-2018 Mumbai

May 'Race 3' be blessed with historical success : Sunny to Bobby

Actor Sunny Deol has wished his younger brother Bobby for his latest release "Race 3" and hopes the film is a historical success like "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha" was for him."My little brother, all the best. 17 years ago 'Gadar: Ek Prem Katha' released on this...

11-Jun-2018 Mumbai

I'm not holding my breath for love any more : Manisha Koirala

Actress Manisha Koirala, who will soon be seen playing Nargis in the late legendary actressson Sanjay Dutts biopic "Sanju", says she is no longer looking for romantic love."Maybe the man-woman love is not destined to happen for me. Fine. I'd rather accept this...

11-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Rajkumar Hirani was on my bucket list : Karishma Tanna

TV actress Karishma Tanna, who is all set to make her debut on the big screen with "Sanju", says working with the film's director Rajkumar Hirani was on her bucket list."It was lovely to work with him (Hirani). When I got a call (from him) I was very thrilled......

10-Jun-2018 Mumbai

I'm by your side, don't worry : Arjun Kapoor tells Janhvi

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has penned an emotional note and words of encouragement for his step sister Janhvi Kapoor, the trailer of whose maiden film "Dhadak" is releasing on Monday."Tomorrow you will be part of the audience forever Janhvi Kapoor cause your...

09-Jun-2018 Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath meets Sanjay Dutt for 'Sampark for Samarthan' campaign

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday met Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to discuss 'Sampark for Samarthan' (contact for support), a personal outreach programme to highlight the achievements of the Narendra Modi-led government in the last four...

09-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Making 'Manto' was an interesting journey : Nandita Das

Acclaimed actress and filmmaker Nandita Das says making "Manto" was a most challenging yet interesting journey."It has been the most challenging journey for me, but probably the most interesting one too. This by far has been the biggest learning curve for me....

09-Jun-2018 Mumbai

I never feared taking risks : Swara Bhaskar

From playing the heroine's best friend in "Tanu Weds Manu" to a middle-aged mother of a 15-year-old in "Nil Battey Sannata", a prostitute in "Anaarkali of Aarah" to one of the leading ladies in a multi-starrer all-women buddy film "Veere Di Wedding" -- actress...

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