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26-Apr-2017 Panaji

I began hating work while on sabbatical : Suniel Shetty

Actor Suniel Shetty, who has been away from the limelight for over three years now, says his preoccupation with attending to his ailing father Veerappa Shetty made him take a sabbatical from showbiz.It was only after Shetty senior's death earlier this year...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Process of building a character is magical : Kirti Kulhari

Actress Kirti Kulhari, who shot to fame with "Pink", is now playing the protagonist in National Film Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's forthcoming film "Indu Sarkar". She says as a performer, building a character is an interesting process.She plays...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

'Raag Desh' an incredible movie-making experience : Kunal Kapoor

Actor Kunal Kapoor, who will be seen in National Award-winning filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's next "Raag desh - Birth of a Nation" says it has been an incredible movie-making experience."This has been such an incredible movie-making experience! And such a huge...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Shraddha Kapoor 'honoured' to play Saina Nehwal in biopic

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor, who will be seen playing Saina Nehwal in an upcoming biopic directed by Amole Gupte, says she is really honoured to essay the role of the Indian badminton star in the film.Shraddha on Wednesday took to Twitter to make the announcement....

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Arijit Singh's voice fills us with love : Shraddha Kapoor

Actress Shraddha Kapoor has praised singer Arijit Singh and says his voice fills everyone up with love.Shraddha on Tuesday took to Twitter to wish Singh on his 30th birthday.Happy birthday to the man whose voice gives us all goosebumps and fills us up with love....

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

My wife loves me in glasses, says Akshay Oberoi

Actor Akshay Oberoi says nerdy is the new cool, adding that his wife loves to see him in glasses."I think glasses look really cool. My wife specifically loves when I wear glasses," Akshay, who is married to Jyothi Vynatheya, said in a statement. The "Pizza"...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Parineeti Chopra doesn't need auto tune for singing

Actress Parineeti Chopra, who has lent her voice for "Maana ke hum yaar nahin" in the forthcoming film "Meri Pyaari Bindu", says the song has no auto tune.Parineeti, who will be essaying the role of an aspiring singer in "Meri Pyaari Bindu", shared a short video...

26-Apr-2017 Hyderabad

K. Vishwanath's 12 handpicked films to be released as a disc

Actor Pawan Kalyan and filmmaker Trivikram on Wednesday announced they will facilitate the release of 12 handpicked moviesof veteran filmmaker K. Vishwanath as a limited edition disc in honour of his Dada Saheb Phalke Award.Pawan Kalyan and Trivikram met and...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Kailash Kher celebrates musical journey of 'Kailasa'

Celebrated singer Padma Shri Kailash Kher celebrated the music journey of his band "Kailasha" in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis among many iconic personalities from the world of music and films.Talking on the occasion on Tuesday night,...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

TV shows are stuck in a rut : Soni Razdan

Actress-filmmaker Soni Razdan, who has been in the industry for over three decades, feels that Indian films are moving ahead with new ideas but this can't be said about the country's TV shows.The wife of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and mother of actress Alia Bhatt is returning...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Will celebrate 5 years of cancer-free life soon : Manisha Koirala

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who made her debut with Subhash Ghai's "Saudagar" informed media that she will be celebrating 5 years of her cancer-free life soon."I will soon complete 5 years of cancer-free life, which I will be celebrating," said Manisha...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

More Green Heroes for brighter future : Abhishek Bachchan

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who was present at the Green Heroes Film Festival happening here expressed his concern over our environment and said that having more Green Heroes will ensure a bright future."The greatest joy after watching these wonderful films...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Majid Majidi shoots at CST Station

Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi was spotted shooting at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) Station here for his upcoming film "Beyond The Clouds".The Oscar nominated filmmaker was shooting a special film sequence, read a statement from the makers of the film....

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Difficult to produce another talent like Vishwanath : Kamal Haasan

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has done two of his best films "Swathi Muthayam" and "Sagar Sangamam" with K. Vishwanath, says that the film industry won't produce another talent like the Dada Saheb Phalke award winner."In the future people might think that I am exaggerating...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

I don't want to restrict myself : Saqib Saleem

Actor Saqib Saleem says he doesn't want to restrict himself and would like to explore other genres."The idea is not to get slotted because it is very easy to slot someone. If a person does similar roles in two films the audience would start saying that 'he...

25-Apr-2017 Chennai

Huge fan of southern cinema : Freddy Daruwala

Freddy Daruwala, who is making his Telugu debut with Ravi Teja starrer "Touch Chesi Chudu", says he has always been a huge fan of southern cinema for its overall "paisa vasool" entertainment factor.Thrilled about his southern sojourn, he said he can't wait...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Shabana Azmi bats for children's vaccination

Padma Shri awardee actress Shabana Azmi wants all children in the country to be fully vaccinated.With the last week of April being celebrated as the World Immunisation Week, Shabana took to her social media account to spread awareness about vaccination and...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

It's important to speak up : Gul Panag

Actress Gul Panag, who has been lauded for being vocal and expressing her views, says it is important for an individual to speak up."It's important to be so (vocal)...I think it's important to speak up for what's right...What you believe is right," Gul, who...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Aamir attends award function for Lata Mangeshkar

Superstar Aamir Khan, who is known for avoiding film awards finally broke the rule on Monday night and attended an award function where he was honoured with the Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar Award.Aamir gave all the credit for this honour to his team of writers...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Not performing at Bieber concert : Sonakshi Sinha

After singer-composer Kailash Kher voiced his disagreement on Sonakshi Sinha's performing at Justin Bieber's maiden concert in India, the actress says she is not performing at the pop star's concert."Firstly, I am not performing at the Bieber concert. It was...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

'Unleash your wild side' with Sussanne, Malaika, Bipasha

Bollywood's fashionable queens Sussanne Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Bipasha Basu's online fashion brand TheLabelLife.com has tied up with ice cream brand Magnum for a limited edition fashion collection that would encourage consumers to wear their wild side.The...

24-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Take my National Award if I don't deserve it : Akshay Kumar

Actor Akshay Kumar, who has been criticised for bagging the prestigious National Film Award earlier this month, says after working for 25 years in Bollywood if people still think that he doesn't deserve the honour, they can take it away.Akshay was named the...

24-Apr-2017 Mumbai

I have got my DNA test done : Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Monday released a new video in which he says that he has got his DNA test done to know his religion and discovered that he is a 100 percent artist.Nawazuddin took to Twitter to release the 55-seconds video, where the actor was...

24-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Art in any form should not be suppressed : Sonakshi Sinha

After Padma Shri winning singer-composer Kailash Kher voiced his disagreement on Sonakshi Sinha's performing at pop star Justin Bieber's maiden concert in India, the actress says that "secure artistes would always encourage others to grow their skills".Her...

24-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Shraddha ages in 'Haseena...'

Actress Shraddha Kapoor has given a glimpse of her younger and older looks in the upcoming film "Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai" in which she plays underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar."Younger and older. Thank you Apoorva Lakhia (director) for...

24-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Don't legalise prostitution but at least address it : Gauahar Khan

Whether prostitution should be legalised or not in India has been a long standing debate, but actress Gauahar Khan, who has just featured as a sex worker in "Begum Jaan", feels at least the issue has to be addressed if not legalised.There are umpteen number...

24-Apr-2017 Noida

Haven't played myself onscreen, but would love to : Huma Qureshi

She has portrayed various characters onscreen in films like "Gangs of Wasseypur", "Ek Thi Daayan", "Dedh Ishqiya" and "Jolly LLB 2", but actress Huma Qureshi says she is waiting for a film where the character she plays "resembles" her."There are times, when...

23-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Subhash Ghai has done a lot for the industry : Simi Garewal

Simi Garewal, who is still remembered for her negative character in Subhash Ghai's "Karz", says that the filmmaker has done a lot for this industry."Subhash sir is so talented and he has done alot for the industry. Starting with direction, then starting Mukta...

23-Apr-2017 Chennai

Prabhas's next film titled ‘Saaho'

The makers of actor Prabhass next film announced on Sunday that the film has been titled "Saaho", and it will be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.In an official statement, UV Creations, makers of the film, announced that after playing the title role in "Baahubali"...

23-Apr-2017 New Delhi

I'm work in progress : Prateik Babbar on battle with drug addiction

Prateik Babbar has come to terms with all the complications of his life, and says he has fought the demons of substance abuse. But the actor says he is still "work in progress", and wants to write a book about his struggle to inspire people who are going through...

23-Apr-2017 New Delhi

‘Ramratan' almost done : Daisy Shah

Actress Daisy Shah says that after she completes her eastern tour with superstar Salman Khan and others, she will shoot for the final song of her upcoming film "Ramratan".Talking about the romantic comedy film "Ramratan", Daisy told IANS in an email interaction:...

23-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Sonakshi Sinha can do things I never could : Shatrughan Sinha

Veteran actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha says that by acting in "Noor" his daughter and actress Sonakshi Sinha has proved that she can do things that he never could.Shatrughan doesn't watch all the films of his daughter. But he did see her latest release...

23-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Daisy Shah finds kissing a stranger 'very awkward'

Actress Daisy Shah played a bold role in the 2015 erotic thriller "Hate Story 3". But she will never get into that genre again as she finds kissing a stranger very awkward.Asked what kind of characters she will never play on screen, she told IANS in an email...

23-Apr-2017 Chennai

Mohanlal revisits ancestral home after three decades

Malayalam superstar Mohanlal turned nostalgic after paying a visit to his ancestral home after over three decades."A revisit to my ancestral home, Elanthoor Punnakkal after 32 years. While sitting on the veranda reminiscing those nostalgic memories," Mohanlal...

23-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Priyanka Chopra enjoys mini 'Dil Dhadakne Do' reunion

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is back here after wrapping up her international projects, spent some time with the "Dil Dhadakne Do" team, including actor Ranveer Singh and filmmaker Zoya Akhtar.The actress says it was great catching up with her friends from the...

23-Apr-2017 Chennai

Was fascinated by superheroes as a kid : Prabhas

Actor Prabhas, ahead of the release of "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" in which he plays a superhero-like character, says he grew up as a fan of popular superheroes such as He-Man and Superman."Even though I was very fond of superheroes such as He-Man and Superman...

23-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Ram Gopal Varma takes dig at National Film Awards

Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma made snide remarks at National Film Awards, saying superstar Aamir Khans decision to skip all award events points out at the losing relevance of the system in India.The director, who often gets embroiled in controversies due...

23-Apr-2017 Chennai

Regina excited about ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna'

Actress Regina Cassandra, who has teamed up with debutant Dileep Prakash in the upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual "Hare Rama Hare Krishna", says she didnt have any qualms about working with a newcomer as the script got her excited."It's a script with difference....

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

I have never gone by box office formula : Subhash Ghai

National-Award winning filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who is hosting a special screening of his yesteryear classic "Karz", says as a director he was always driven by passion and did not follow any box office formula for the success of his films.Asked what drives him to make...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Praying to God shouldn't disturb others : Javed Akhtar

Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar says that worshipping God and praying to him is good, but it should not disturb others.Akhtar, who was awarded the "best poet, lyricist and scriptwriter" in Bollywood at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 here on...

22-Apr-2017 Chennai

Blessed to have worked with Prabhudheva : Sayyeshaa

Actress Sayyeshaa on Saturday said she considers herself blessed to have worked with choreographer-filmmaker Prabhudheva in her upcoming Tamil directorial debut "Vanamagan".Prabhudheva was roped in to choreograph Sayyeshaa's introduction song 'Damn Damn' in...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

I don't promote dating apps : Nehha Pendse

Actress Nehha Pendse, who is currently seen as Sanjana in TV show "May I Come in Madam", says she is not fond of dating apps and feels it is a waste of time.In the upcoming episode of the show, Sanjana will be seen going on a blind date with Saajan (Sandeep...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Swara Bhaskar understands director's vision : Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has praised actress Swara Bhaskar and says that she understands a filmmaker's vision.Swara and Ashwiny worked together in the comedy drama film "Nil Battey Sannata". The movie completed one year of its release on Saturday. Ashwiny,...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

My socio-political awareness reflects in my work : Farhan Akhtar

Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar says as a creative person, he has a socio-political consciousness and that reflects in his work.Asked about the importance of social awareness in being a creative person, Farhan told IANS here: "As a citizen, the social fabric that we are...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Tiger's passion for healthy lifestyle is admirable : John Abraham

Actor John Abraham has praised actor Tiger Shroff and says he admires his assion for active and healthy lifestyle.John and Tiger met on the sets of Garnier's latest campaign. John says he had a great time working with the "Baaghi" star for the new project...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Hema Malini, Aishwarya, Shoojit Sircar bag Dadasaheb awards

Veteran actress- politician Hema Malini along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, filmmaker Shoojit Sircar and Zeenat Aman bagged the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 that took place, here.Mumbai witnessed Bollywood stars and music giants grace the prestigious...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Varun Dhawan eats mindlessly : Rapper Badshah

Rapper Badshah says his friend and actor Varun Dhawan is a foodie and eats mindlessly."There are lots of secrets (about Varun). He is a foodie on the contrary, a lot of people think... He eats mindlessly, he does not know how much he is eating. I'm being honest....

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

I personally love azaan : Kangana Ranaut

Actress Kangana Ranaut says that she personally loves azaan and respect all the religious activities and places.The actress, who seemed to be unaware about the Sonu Nigam-azaan controversy, was asked to comment on it and replied: "I can't speak for anyone but...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

There's nothing like coming back home : Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has returned to India after wrapping up the shooting of the second season of popular American TV series "Quantico", says there is nothing like coming back home."Wherever in the world I go.There is nothing like coming home. Thank...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Proud to be part of 'Pink': Kirti Kulhari

Actress Kirti Kulhari, who was honoured for her performance in the 2016 film "Pink" at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017, says she is proud and grateful to be a part of the movie."I am grateful to the audiences who have appreciated 'Pink' and supported...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Saiyami Kher receives Dadasaheb Phalke award

Actress Saiyami Kher, who made her Bollywood debut in Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra's film "Mirzya", received the best debut award at the Dasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017.Saiyami was feted with the award on Friday night.After receiving the award the, she said:...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

I'm happy on red beacon ban : Hema Malini

Veteran actress Hema Malini, who attended Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 on Friday, says that she is happy with Indian government's decision to ban red beacons from vehicles."It's a great move. I am really happy with Indian government's decision of...

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