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23-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Pleased to get ratings like one, one and half but not in minus: Salman

Salman Khan's "Tubelight" is released this Friday did not go well with the critics but he is pleased as they did not give minus rating to film."The critics were really good. I was expecting minus 3 and minus 4 but they gave 1, 1.5 apparently, so i am very pleased,"...

23-Jun-2017 Mumbai

'Tubelight': Ram Gopal Varma could never make it

Faith, they say, can move mountains. The hero of Kabir Khan's latest and his most, "ummm", noble (if one can use that word without cynicism) film to date actually thinks he can move a mountain by just focusing hard on getting it right."Tubelight" is not a film...

23-Jun-2017

'Tubelight': Shines but with low voltage

Salman Khan had once said, "Cinema should always be in touch with the soil of the country. My films celebrate the heartland of India." And probably with "Tubelight", he tries to be true to his words. So, he has dedicated the film to the families and friends...

23-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Working on 'Krrish' franchise incredible : Hrithik Roshan

Actor Hrithik Roshan says working on the "Krrish" franchise, which started eleven years ago, has been an incredible experience, and he hopes to go a long way with it.Released in 2006, Hrithik took the superhero avatar to take forward the story of 2003 film...

23-Jun-2017 New Delhi

My five decades in films went by in moments : Dharmendra

He is known as Bollywood's 'Yamla, Pagla, Deewana', but for long he was also seen as the macho hero of silver screen.Veteran actor Dharmendra says he feels he completed over five decades in showbiz in moments, and now wonders how it went by so soon."'Ek...

23-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Salman Khan doesn't need rehearsals, he's a quick learner : Remo D'Souza

Choreographer-filmmaker Remo D'Souza, who has worked with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in various projects, says the actor doesn't believe in doing rehearsals as being a "quick learner", he likes to know his moves just a few minutes before the shoot."Salman comes on set...

23-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Saif's 'Kaalakaandi' to release on September 8

Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan's new film "Kaalakaandi" had been locked for release on September 8. He says the movie is fun, yet moving.The film's release date was announced by Cinestaan Film Company, read a statement.Directed by debutant Akshat Verma, writer of...

23-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Runki Goswami Dazzles Music Lovers With Spellbinding Performance

Making the state of Bengal proud, Delhi-based Music Director and singer Runki Goswami gave a scintillating live folk music performance held on Thursday June 22, at India International Centre. Runki’s phenomenal multilingual show was a pure and joyful celebration...

22-Jun-2017 New Delhi

I am very choosy : Upen Patel

Actor Upen Patel doesn't agree with the bazaar buzz that Suneel Darshan's romantic musical mystery "Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha" is his come-back film to Bollywood. Maintaining that he has always been part of the Hindi celluloid world, he says that he is...

22-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Story of Kailash Satyarthi deserves a biopic : Boman Irani

Actor Boman Irani feels people should be aware of the contribution that Nobel laureate and social activist Kailash Satyarthi is making to the society, and says that it would be a good idea to make a biopic on him.Boman is playing a character that takes inspiration...

22-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Shah Rukh Khan meets Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan along with filmmaker Imtiaz Ali met Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, while promoting his upcoming film "Jab Harry Met Sejal".On Thursday, Shah Rukh shared a photograph of himself along with Rupani and thanked him."Thank you...

22-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Love to be on stage than in recording booth : Armaan Malik

Singer Armaan Malik, known for hit songs like "Wajah tum ho", "Naina", and "Chaar Shanivaar", feels there is a "certain magic" in performing live and prefers to be on the stage than in a recording studio.The singer doesn't run down the idea of playback singing,...

22-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Wouldn't have done 'Daddy' if look-test had failed : Arjun Rampal

National Award winning actor-producer Arjun Rampal, who is getting a positive response for "Daddy", says getting the physical resemblance right for his forthcoming film, based on gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli, was important for him.Arjun is the co-writer...

22-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Andrea Tariang made an incomparable debut : Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu has wished her "Pink" co-star Andrea Tariang on her birthday and said that she made an incomparable acting debut last year.Taapsee on Thursday shared a photograph of herself with Andrea on Instagram and captioned it: "Happy Birthday to...

22-Jun-2017 Mumbai

John Abraham shares first look of 'Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran'

Actor-producer John Abraham on Thursday shared the first look of his upcoming production venture titled "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran".John on Thursday took to Twitter to share the first look, where the map of Pokhran is shown with John's face watermarked behind...

22-Jun-2017 Mumbai

'Border' was all about destiny : J.P. Dutta

Twenty years have passed since J.P. Dutta's iconic war film "Border" was released. It remains the work filmmaker J.P. Dutta is most closely identified with, although it isn't the finest film he has made.JP, always reluctant to speak about himself and his films,...

21-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Films cannot change society but can start a dialogue : Kabir Khan

Kabir Khan focuses on political conflicts and how that affects humanity with most of his films like "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Ek Tha Tiger", "New York" and "Kabul Express". The filmmaker says though he is aware that a film cannot bring any change in a society,...

21-Jun-2017 Mumbai

'Mubarakan' trailer shows Anil Kapoor's mojo at its peak

Welcome to the mad mad world of Anees Bazmi's comedy capers where the plot curves and tapers into shapes that remind us of crunchy wafers.Anything and everything can happen here. You can get two Arjun Kapoors at the price of one. And you can get a priceless...

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Spider-Man is one superhero I always wished to play: Tiger Shroff

Actor Tiger Shroff, who is the voice of Spider-Man in the Hindi version of "Spider-Man: Homecoming", says it is one superhero character he always wanted to play."I can't express enough my excitement to be the voice of my childhood superhero Spider-Man in Hindi....

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Reality shows bridge the gap between people : Remo D'Souza

Ace choreographer and filmmaker Remo DSouza, who has appeared as a judge on various reality shows, feels that such type of shows give a platform to people to showcase their talent to the world and bridges the gaps between them."India is diverse in all aspects...

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Prabhas is really cool, down to earth : Varun Dhawan

Actor Varun Dhawan has praised Southern star Prabhas and has labelled him as a "cool and down to earth" individual.Varun on Tuesday shared a photograph of himself along with the "Baahubali: The Conclusion" star. In the image it can be seen that the "Main Tera...

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

'Borivali Ka Bruce Lee' is 70 percent complete : Ayesha Takia

Actress Ayesha Takia, who is busy promoting her new video song 'Zindagi Tujhse Kya Karen Shikvey', says that her comeback film "Borivali Ka Bruce Lee" is 70 percent complete." 'Borivali Ka Bruce Lee' is 70 percent complete. It's a very cute film just like the...

19-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Simplicity of story made me sign up for 'Aamad' : Saqib Saleem

Actor Saqib Saleem, whose short film "Aamad" released on Monday, says it was the simple plot of Neeraj Udhwani's directorial that made him sign up for the project.The short film released on Terribly Tiny Talkies, a channel on YouTube."Aamad" is a short film...

19-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Bollywood incomplete without Karan Johar : Saif Ali Khan

Actor Saif Ali Khan says Bollywood is incomplete without the presence of filmmaker Karan Johar.Saif will join Karan to host the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in New York next month.The actor, who was present here on Monday...

19-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Never felt overshadowed by Salman bhai : Sohail Khan

Actor Sohail Khan, who will be seen with his superstar brother Salman Khan in the forthcoming movie "Tubelight", says he never felt overshadowed by his sibling on screen.In "Tubelight", they are playing on screen brothers.Asked if he had any pressure to match...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Short films are quicker, to the point : Bhumi Pednekar

Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has featured in a short film themed on love and lust, says the advantage in the format is that they are quicker and to the point.The short film is helmed by Zoya Akhtar.Asked if she feels short films are a better way to connect with...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

I only offered 'Rambo' to Tiger Shroff : Siddharth Anand

Siddharth Anand, who is directing the Indian remake of Hollywood's iconic film "Rambo", says he only approached Tiger Shroff for the title role as the talented and spirited young actor was the "apt choice" to fill in Sylvester Stallone's shoes."I was certain I...

19-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Never scared of experimenting with my roles : Richa Chadha

Bollywood actress Richa Chadha, who is playing a pivotal character in web series "Inside Edge", finds the digital entertainment platform powerful and says that as a creative person, she never fears to experiment.The story of "Inside Edge", Amazon Prime Video's...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Haven't put Bollywood in backseat : Amyra Dastur

Actress Amyra Dastur says she wants to balance work between Bollywood and south as she loves both the industries."I want to balance both (Bollywood and southern film industry) of them. Everything is becoming way more global. We have seen a lot of south remakes...

18-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Bollywood is quite heady : Huma Qureshi

Actress Huma Qureshi says Bollywood is "quite heady" and it is very difficult to brace up for the journey in the industry."I was prepared in my own way (about the constant public scrutiny). But the industry is quite heady. You can't really prepare for it," Huma...

18-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Regrets are worse than mistakes : Randeep Hooda

Actor Randeep Hooda says one should not be scared to go after one's dreams as "regrets are worse than mistakes".Asked what advice he would like to give to youngsters, Randeep said: "Do what your heart desires, because there is nothing called talent in the...

18-Jun-2017 Mumbai

No NOC required from Gandhi family for 'Indu Sarkar' : Pahlaj Nihalani

While the makers of a film on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be asked to get a no objection certificate (NOC) from the man himself, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar can heave a sigh of relief for "Indu Sarkar" -- a film on Indira Gandhi-declared Emergency."Indu...

18-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Talent needs education to shape up : Nawazuddin Siddiqui

National School of Drama (NSD) alumnus Nawazuddin Siddiqui says the importance and role of education in shaping up one's talent cannot be dismissed."Education is very important. It is essential to understand life, and it simplifies a lot of things for you. If...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

We always want 'Khichdi' to come back : J.D. Majethia

Producer J.D. Majethia, who co-created the rib-tickling show "Khichdi", says they always want it to come back on the small screen for his fans."Who will not want 'Khichdi' to come back (on the small screen). But right now we are so much focused on 'Bakula Bua...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' had a lot of soul : Apara Mehta

Veteran television actress Apara Mehta, who is fondly remembered as Savita Mansukh Virani from Ekta Kapoor's iconic serial "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi", says it was the only saas-bahu show which had a lot of soul.Apara, who has been a part of the small screen...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

'Lucknow Central' shoot is complete : Gippy Grewal

Punjabi actor, singer Gippy Grewal, who is busy promoting his single "Car Nach Di", is also playing an important role in Farhan Akhtar starrer "Lucknow Central" and says that the shoot of the film is complete."Films shoot has been completed and we shot film...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Celebrities praise 'intense' Shraddha's look from 'Haseena' teaser

Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Farhan Akhtar and Sidharth Malhotra have lauded actress Shraddha Kapoor's "intense and gritty" look from the teaser of "Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai"."Haseena...", is a biopic, where Shraddha is essaying the role of underworld...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Shah Rukh celebrates Imtiaz Ali's birthday

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan along with the team of "Jab Harry Met Sejal" celebrated filmmaker Imtiaz Ali's 46th birthday.Shah Rukh Khan was present during the cake-cutting ceremony and he made sure he partied the night away to celebrate the occasion.He was even spotted...

17-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Malaika Arora lists her must have yoga outfits

Take your fitness style quotient one notch higher this International Yoga Day with Bollywood actor, style icon and fitness enthusiast Malaika Arora as she decodes the perfect yoga wear for the style conscious fitness freaks.An endorser of Yoga and well known...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Big B remembers his time shooting with DiCaprio

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has gone down memory lane and has remembered the time he shot with Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, whom he calls the "most humble and down to earth" person.Amitabh shared a photograph of himself along with DiCaprio from the premiere...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Sonakshi Sinha's brother Luv Sinha part of JP Dutta's 'Paltan'

Actress Sonakshi Sinha says she is a "proud sister" as her brother Luv is set to star in veteran filmmaker JP Dutta's upcoming Hindi war drama film "Paltan".Sonakshi on Friday took to Twitter to share her excitement with her fans and followers. "Woohoo! Luv...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Taapsee Pannu reached 3 million followers on Instagram

Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu has reached a new milestone on the photo-sharing social media service Instagram with three million followers.Taapsee stays pretty active on her Instagram account and keeps her fans posted about the latest developments in her work...

17-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Manisha Koirala 'excited, committed' to clean river Bagmati

Actress Manisha Koirala, who has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of Bagmati clean-up mega campaign, says she is "excited and committed" to be a part of this intiative.Manisha on Saturday took to Twitter to share a photograph of a group of people cleaning...

16-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Always wanted to do a great war film : Arjun Rampal

Actor Arjun Rampal, who is set to feature in JP Dutta's "Paltan", says he always wanted to work in a "great war film"."Always wanted to do a great war film. Play a true soldier. As that is a backdrop I grew up in. JP sir's 'Paltan' promises to be all of the...

16-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Was almost going to go out of 'The Big Sick' : Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who is looking forward to the release of his 500th film -- the Hollywood entertainer "The Big Sick" -- says there were chances he would have missed being a part of the film at the eleventh hour."This was an important film for me, and...

16-Jun-2017

'Bank Chor': Entertains, albeit tediously

Imagine you are at a grand banquet and throughout you have been nibbling on tit-bits. At the end, though you are full, you realise that you are not satiated by the supposedly perfect festive spread that was laid out. That is exactly the feeling one gets after...

16-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Dad didn't allow me to act after 'Kabhi Khushi...': Malvika Raaj

She played the younger version of Kareena Kapoor in "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...". Malvika Raaj, who is making her debut as an adult with Telugu film "Jayadev", says her father was not keen that she pursue acting after the 2001 film.Even before Karan Johar's...

15-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Indian rickshaw gets animated twist

"Cars 3" story artist Michael Daley gave a twist to the Indian rickshaw in sync with the Hollywood film as part of the film's promotional activity. He says he had fun researching about the 'awesome' Indian three-wheeler.Daley, who helped create the initial...

15-Jun-2017 New Delhi

My mind is off nominations and awards : Amaal Mallik

Composer Amaal Mallik, who turned 26 on Friday, hopes to continue to make better tunes than his previous ones -- something that he feels goes a longer way than an award or nomination does.Earlier this year, when Amaal was nominated for the Best Music Album honour...

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