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22-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'Bharat' trailer shows India's history Salman style

From former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's speech at Independence to the impact of the Partition of India in 1947 on families, the trailer of Salman Khan-starrer "Bharat", which was unveiled on Monday, gives a glimpse of India's history in the superstar's...

22-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Filmmaker shouldn't look at end result: Zoya Akhtar

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar has reacted to the success of her last directorial "Gully Boy" by saying that while making a film, a filmmaker shouldnt look at the end result and should enjoy the process of filmmaking.Zoya started 2019 on a positive note as "Gully Boy"...

21-Apr-2019 New Delhi

I love to do all kinds of films: Darshan Kumaar

Actor Darshan Kumaar says he loves to work in all genres of cinema.Talking about choosing mostly realistic roles, Darshan told IANS over phone from Mumbai, "I love to do all kinds of films. While I've done realistic cinema like 'Mary Kom', 'NH10' and 'Sarbjit',...

21-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Annu Kapoor teams up with Ayushmann for 'Dream Girl'

Veteran actor Annu Kapoor has teamed up with actor Ayushmann Khurrana for "Dream Girl", seven years after "Vicky Donor".Annu, who essayed to role of a doctor Baldev Chaddha in "Vicky Donor", will be playing the actor's father in the upcoming film. Ayushmann,...

20-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'Vicky Donor' made outsider like me dream big : Ayushmann

On the seventh anniversary of the release of his maiden film "Vicky Donor" on Saturday, actor Ayushmann Khurrana says the success of the movie on sperm donation, allowed an "outsider" like him in the film industry to dream big."First film is always your...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Multi-starrer movies: An evergreen money-making trend

"Kalank", starring actors like Madhuri Dixit Nene, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sanjay Dutt, minted Rs 21.60 crore on its first day, making it the highest opener of 2019 so far.With more all-star cast movies lined up this year, a trade expert says most filmmakers...

19-Apr-2019 New Delhi

'Mental Hai Kya?' draws psychiatrists' ire

The film industry must exercise caution and be more sensitive in its messaging, irate psychiatrists have said in reference to the title and posters of the upcoming Hindi film "Mental Hai Kya?", featuring popular actors Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut.Experts...

19-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Ranveer trolls himself with toilet cleaner meme

Ranveer Singh knows how to laugh at himself. The actor, who is popular for his wacky fashion choices, played along with social media trollers and shared a meme comparing his clothing to a toilet cleaner.Known as Bollywood's livewire star, Ranveer on Thursday...

18-Apr-2019 New Delhi

I'm not scared of failure: Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan is expanding his horizon with each of his projects -- be it "Badrinath Ki Dulhania", "October" and the recent release "Kalank", which has become the highest opener of 2019 so far. The actor says he treats each project as a challenge, and pushes...

18-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Vivek Oberoi meets EC over Modi biopic release

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, who plays Narendra Modi in the controversial biopic on the Prime Minister, met the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday over the film's release.After the meeting, Oberoi said the poll panel watched the biopic on Wednesday and gave...

17-Apr-2019 Mumbai

I lack 'adaa' of yesteryear heroines : Alia Bhatt

Actress Alia Bhatt believes she lacks the grace of yesteryear heroines, but says "Kalank" has given her a chance to play a "full-on" Hindi film heroine which she was dying to essay.

Excerpts from the interview:

Q. Why does "Kalank" look so much...

16-Apr-2019 Mumbai

The break was good for my craft: Aditya Roy Kapur

Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who is awaiting the release of "Kalank" and is gearing up for two more films, says a break of two years in his career has been good for him to approach his craft better."In 'Kalank', I am playing a character which is quite strong, quiet,...

16-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Actresses slowly getting their monetary due : Kriti Sanon

Pay disparity has been a concern in the Hindi film industry, but things are changing, believes Kriti Sanon.The actress says the situation is getting balanced out, with female actors also getting what they deserve monetarily.On male actors being paid more...

15-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Salman Khan goes grey for 'Bharat'

Superstar Salman Khan, known for his chiselled looks, flaunts a bearded old look in "Bharat".The 53-year-old actor gave a glimpse into the look on Monday via social media."Jitne safed baal mere sar aur dhaadi mein hain, usse kahin zyada rangeen meri zindagi rahi...

15-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'Laakhon Mein Ek' leaves you pained, angry

The web series is the millennial equivalent of the street play. We get to see and hear things that other mediums of creative expression do not allow. Salman Khan recently said he was shocked at what he saw in the average web series. While his ‘shock' was...

15-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Marriage has been fulfilling experience : Bipasha Basu

Marriage has been a fulfilling experience for actress Bipasha Basu, who will clock three years of marital bliss with actor Karan Singh Grover. She is lucky to have a husband like him because he does not believe in a man-woman divide.Bipasha started dating Karan...

15-Apr-2019 Jalandhar

Alia Bhatt & Varun Dhawan performed at LPU Campus

Bollywood’s youth icon-stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan visited Lovely Professional University (LPU), today, where both of them performed energetically and excitedly on finding themselves amid a sea of students very eager to see them. Considered youth icon-bollywood...

14-Apr-2019 Mumbai

IPL versus Box Office

Films, when released, are sensitive to any and everything that may affect its potential. The box office is sensitive to just about everything that happens outside of a film auditorium. Say, a strike, an unrest, cricket, festivals and so on. Not to forget the...

14-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Next five years very defining for me: John Abraham

John Abraham believes he is in the "purple patch" of his career, and rightfully so. The actor, who changed his big screen game from the time he turned producer, says his best is yet to come and that the next five years are "very defining" for him."Since the...

14-Apr-2019 Mathura

Dharmendra campaigns for Hema Malini in Mathura

Actress and BJP's Mathura MP Hema Malini was happy to have her husband, veteran actor Dharmendra, campaign on her behalf for a day in her constituency."Today is also a special day for me! Dharamji is here in Mathura to campaign for a whole day on my behalf....

14-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Never got treated like 'star' by my folks: Sonakshi Sinha

 Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is soon to be seen in "Kalank", says her friends and family members keep her grounded, and that's what makes her enthusiastic towards her craft of acting.Asked about how she remains an ever-smiling and humble actress without any starry...

13-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Jamie Lever sets her fashion goals on Instagram

Stand-up comedian Jamie Lever, daughter of veteran entertainer Johny Lever, is turning her Instagram handle as a medium to channel her inner fashion diva, and make style statements.Just a glance through her handle on the photo-sharing platform puts spotlight...

13-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'De De Pyaar De' not just a rom-com : Tabu

National award-winning actress Tabu says "De De Pyaar De" is not just a rom-com, but explores deep and serious issues related to human nature."I haven't played a part like this in the past and so it was very exciting for me. 'De De Pyaar De' has an unusual story...

12-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Neha Dhupia promises craziest 'BFFs with Vogue' season

Actress Neha Dhupia is excited about the upcoming season of "BFFs With Vogue", and says it will be the "craziest, zaniest and super sassy" season."This season of 'BFFs With Vogue' is full-out madness," Neha said in a statement. "We've had such a great time shooting...

12-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Where are studies? Twitterati on 'SOTY 2' trailer

Within minutes of the trailer launch of "Student Of The Year 2", starring actor Tiger Shroff and glamorous debutantes Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria, Twitter turned into a meme ground with some social media users asking "where are such schools" and "why so...

12-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Don't want to compare the two SOTY films : Tiger Shroff

Actor Tiger Shroff, who has danced away to glory and performed stunts galore in the trailer of "Student Of The Year 2" (SOTY 2), says he wants to steer clear of comparisons between his movie and its predecessor.The trailer of SOTY 2, starring Tiger with newcomers...

11-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai?': A satire that ruffle feathers

In 1980, Saeed Akhtar Mirza had directed a film, "Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai?", based on his own story. The film, designed as a slice-of-life film, created ripples as a neo-realism film, during the parallel cinema movement and acquired a cult following.Thirty-nine...

11-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'Tashkent Files': A potent film with a dubious motive

Based on true incidents, director Vivek Agnihotri's "Tashkent Files", is a fictionalised film with cinematic liberties.In form, it is a blend between a courtroom drama and an online game with different task levels. In purpose, while seeking answers to the...

10-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Direction is next 'logical step' for Tisca Chopra

Actress Tisca Chopra, who is making her directorial debut with a yet untitled thriller film, says direction was the next logical step forward for her after acting in films over 26 years.
Tisca was interacting with the media at a special screening of Oscar-winning...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Modi biopic release, NaMo TV telecast after polls : Election Commission

The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday stopped the release of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic and ordered a ban on NaMo TV till the Lok Sabha elections conclude, saying that any material which disturbs a level playing field should not be displayed."Any...

10-Apr-2019 Mumbai

People didn't think I had emotional depth : Varun Dhawan

Having started his career in 2010 as an assistant director with the film "My Name Is Khan", Varun Dhawan has come a long way with his popularity. With films such as "Badrinath Ki Dulhania", "Badlapur", "Judwaa 2", "October" and "Sui Dhaaga", he has also proven...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Kareena is special to me, Saif has swag : Diljit Dosanjh

Punjabi singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh is bowled over by the B-Town couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan. While Saif has got the swag, his wife and actress Kareena will always be special to Diljit.Earlier this month, the "Do you know" hitmaker used social...

10-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'The Tashkent Files' lands in legal trouble

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has been served a legal notice by the grandson of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri ahead of the release of his film "The Tashkent Files".Vivek claims that Lal Bahadur Shastri's grandsons have raised an objection about the film...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Team 'Panga' wraps up Delhi schedule

Actress Kangana Ranaut and her co-stars from the upcoming sports film "Panga" have concluded the Delhi schedule of the film.Singer-actor Jassie Gill took to social media to announce the schedule wrap."Wrapped up, abhi chalo Kolkata, yeh movie hum pure India...

09-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Madhuri's grace in place in 'Kalank' number

Madhuri Dixit Nene on the dance floor, swaying to a Kathak beat in flaming orange as a group of chorus dancers in bright green costumes join in... Gosh, this should have been the ultimate classical experience from the dancing diva in the eagerly awaited "Kalank".Tragically,...

09-Apr-2019 Mumbai

My equation with Salman won't change : Sonakshi Sinha

Actress Sonakshi Sinha says her equation with superstar Salman Khan, with whom she starred in her debut film "Dabangg", will never change no matter where she goes in her career.Sonakshi, who is currently gearing up for her upcoming release "Kalank", has started...

09-Apr-2019 Mumbai

My loved ones shouldn't suffer: Varun Dhawan

Just days after reports emerged that a fanatic fan of Varun Dhawan threatened his ladylove Natasha Dalal, the actor said his near and dear ones should not be paying a price due to his celebrity status.There has been a buzz that a female fan waited for hours...

07-Apr-2019 New Delhi

American television continues to embrace Indian actors

Diversity in American television seems to be on the rise as actress Pallavi Sharda is the latest Bollywood actress to bag a show in the US.Pallavi, who has featured in Bollywood films like "Besharam" and "Hawaizaada", has been chosen as the female lead opposite...

05-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Disha Patani grooves to Selena Gomez's song

Actress Disha Patani has shared a video of her dance moves on the song, "I can't get enough" by American singer Selena Gomez.Disha shared the video on Instagram on Friday. It features the "Baaghi 2" actress along with celebrity dance trainer Dimple Kotecha shaking...

05-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Ayushmann Khurrana explains his 'bushy eyebrows' story

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says his bushy eyebrows became an obstacle in his career initially.The actor's Instagram bio reads: "Eyebrows are bushy". He opened up about the reason behind it when he appeared on an episode of Colors Infinity's show "BFFs With Vogue"...

05-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Actress Shruti Marathe shares her #MeToo story

Actress Shruti Marathe, known for her stint in Marathi films like "Asa Mi Tasa Mi" and "Premasutra", has spoken out about a movie producer's misconduct with her while she was auditioning for a lead role in a film.In a post shared on the official Humans of Bombay...

05-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Was tough to revisit my dark chapters: Sunny Leone

Actress Sunny Leone, who is gearing up for the final season of the web series "Karenjit Kaur - The Untold Story of Sunny Leone", says she often broke into tears while filming it as she had to go down the memory lane and revisit some dark chapters of her life."It...

04-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'RAW' is a step-up for espionage genre

What makes them do it? No, I don't mean the bravehearts like Meghna Gulzar and now Robby Grewal who dare to make films about those daredevils who risk their lives to act as Indian spies in Pakistan. But those unsung daredevils who sneak into Pakistan to glean...

04-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Food truck concept quite exciting: Saif Ali Khan

Actor Saif Ali Khan who starred in a film called "Chef" and is a foodie finds the food truck concept quite exciting."I think the food truck is a good idea for foodies," Saif told the media on Thursday as he launched 'Marriott On Wheels' at JW Marriot in Juhu...

04-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Mainstream media projects Kashmiris wrongly : Ashvin Kumar

The mainstream media has painted a wrong picture of Kashmiris, says National Award-winning filmmaker Ashvin Kumar, whose film "No Fathers In Kashmir" is set for release on Friday."Kashmiris are presented as anti-nationals as only pictures of stone-pelting...

04-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Patriotic films weren't 'saleable' for Sunny Deol

Actor Sunny Deol, who has featured in movies like "Gadar - Ek Prem Katha", "Border" and "23rd March 1931: Shaheed", says he never did patriotic films because the theme was saleable.Sunny spoke about it at the trailer launch of Behzad Khambata's "Blank", which...

04-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'Romeo Akbar Walter': A contrived espionage drama

Director Robbie Grewal seems to have taken William Shakespeare's quote, "What's in a name?" literally.This film, "Romeo Akbar Walter" is the story of an Indian spy with many names and identities.It begins with a focused, deliberate and remarkable black-and-white,...

04-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'Shazam!': A fun-filled superhero film

There is something endearing and exciting about this superhero film. Designed on one of the most, lesser known DC characters, this origin film packs in so much heart and fun with a superhero that truly feels like no other.Apart from the story, it is the style...

03-Apr-2019 New Delhi

I intend to do a single: Rajeshwari Sachdev

 Actress Rajeshwari Sachdev's song "Hulle hullare" still makes many people hit the dance floor. She followed it up with more songs like "Mukhda piya ka". Though her acting projects keep her busy, she says she intends to do a single someday."Acting is keeping...

03-Apr-2019 Mumbai

No malice among actors of 'Criminal Justice' : Jackie Shroff

Noted actor Jackie Shroff, who is making his digital debut with upcoming web series titled 'Criminal Justice', has said that there is an absence of malice in the actors of his crime-drama web series and that will be one of the key reasons that audience will...

03-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Irrfan Khan is back: Grateful for love, support

The film fraternity welcomed Irrfan Khan back with open arms as the actor, who was lying low for months following neuroendocrine tumour diagnosis and treatment, took to social media to express gratitude to those who gave him love and support to help him...

03-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Shah Rukh Khan encourages Varun for 'Kalank'

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan says he received words of encouragement from superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was to originally play the role that he now essays in the upcoming epic drama "Kalank".There have been reports that the character of Zafar, played by Varun...

03-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'No Fathers...': Sensitive but lacks soul

Coming from an Oscar-nominated director like Ashvin Kumar, "No Fathers In Kashmir", is disappointing. And the fault lies particularly in the filmmaker's scattershot approach to a politically sensitive subject like Kashmir.Narrated from the curious eyes of a...

03-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Wave of patriotic films is worth it : John Abraham

There's a thin line that divides patriotism from jingoism. But as Bollywood is riding on a high tide of films with nationalistic themes, actor John Abraham, who plays a spy in thriller "RAW", says it's totally worth it to have a stream of movies on what people...

03-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Telugu filmdom isn't male dominated anymore : Rakul Preet Singh

She is just a decade old in southern showbiz, but Rakul Preet Singh has managed to carve a niche for herself. The actress feels there has been a change in the Telugu film industry as it is no more patriarchal.Rakul made her acting debut with the Kannada...

02-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Cinema reflects society, it's not in isolation: Tabu

Acclaimed actress Tabu, whose upcoming film "De De Pyar De" is about a 50-year-old man's relationship with a 26-year-old girl, says cinema does not work in isolation and it always reflects societal choices and concepts.Tabu was interacting with the media at the...

31-Mar-2019 New Delhi

No one becomes star overnight: Soundarya Sharma

One-film-old Soundarya Sharma has said no one becomes a star overnight. "You don't become a star overnight, it takes years," the actress said. "I feel after having done a film, which was not from a big production house or a blockbuster hit, it takes years to become...

31-Mar-2019 Mumbai

#MeToo movement should not be trivialised: Minisha Lamba

Actress Minisha Lamba says the #MeToo movement should not be trivialised and that women should stand by each other in solidarity.Minisha on Sunday treated her fans to a question and answer session on Twitter, where a user asked her take on the #MeToo movement...

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