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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...

08-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Can't experiment much in Punjabi films : Ammy Virk

Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk, who has featured in romantic-comedy films like "Nikka Zaildar 2" and "Sat Shri Akaal England", says it's tough for experimental movies in his language to create fireworks at the box office.Punjabi artistes like Gurdas Maan, Diljit...

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...

04-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

A Kay’s ‘Hanju Digde’ will Move You to Tears

This monsoon, tears will fall like rain showers. The world may be taking a chance on romance but Punjabi music industry is churning out melodies that will at least not make you forget all the pain. With back to back sad tracks hitting music charts, Punjabi...

02-Jul-2018 Mumbai

A Band of Boys’ comeback song becomes a chartbuster

Meeting the expectations of people, The Band of Boys comeback song created a sensation on the very first day of its release. Titled ‘Yunhi Jalne Ko’, the song was released on the Facebook page of A Band of Boys. Within no time, it managed to garner uncountable...

30-Jun-2018 Chandigarh

Mr. Vgrooves’ new song ‘Rishta’ will strum your heart strings

Every season has its own significance and mood. Monsoon, with its rain showers, mainly represents Romance. But this time monsoon will turn out to be the season of heartbreak. The new ballad which will aptly justify this feeling is Mr. Vgrooves’ ‘Rishta’. From...

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)...

25-Jun-2018 Chandigarh

‘Nilami’: A Love Story Tested by Places and Times

An artist-singer-song writer-composer and poet Satinder Sartaaj has given gems to the Punjabi music industry and has successfully made a mark internationally as well. His songs contain essence of Sufism and show the glory of love in its truest and purest...

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 Mumbai

Karthi's next brings 'joint family' back

Tamil star Karthi who has been doing a lot of intense roles lately in films like "Kaashmora", Mani Ratnam's "Katru Veliyidai", is now shooting for a project close to his heart that involves the values of a joint family.Iconic Tamil actor Suriya's brother,...

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...

23-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Success of reality TV show depends on participants : Sunidhi Chauhan

Popular playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan, who is coming back on television with the music reality show "Dil Hai Hindustani 2", says the popularity and success of any such entertainer depends on the talent potential of participants.Being a winner of music reality...

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)....

22-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Punjabi short film ‘Anni’ screened at Tagore Hall

Punjabi short fiction film ‘Anni- The Blind’ was screened on the fourth day of Kashmir World Film Festival (KWFF) at Tagore Hall here.The festival is being presented by Zee TV & Zee Cinema networks and J&K Tourism is the title sponsor. The film is a...

21-Jun-2018

'Incredibles 2': A charming and enticing superheroes film

Picking up immediately after the events of the first film, "Incredibles 2" can easily be viewed as an extension of the original, rather than a sequel. The seamless transition between the films is flawless and thus it does not matter if you are not familiar with...

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...

20-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Pallavi bharti to play a cameo in &TV's Mitegi Lakshmanrekha

The Star Plus show Ikyawann recently went off air, but Pallavi Bharti’s fan would still be able to see her on &TV serial titled ‘Mitegi Lakshmanrekha’. Despite a short performance time–where she would be playing the role of lead actress’s mother- Pallavi...

18-Jun-2018 Ludhiana

‘Jatt Vs Ielts’ is a Cynical Humor”- Ravneet Singh

Once there was a time when Punjab was one of the favorite tourist place for foreigners to visit. However, now the scenario is totally reversed as most of the Punjabis are settling in abroad or who are still here are craving to go there. To present this story...

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