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22-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Taapsee Pannu happy to be 'most powerful woman of the year'

Actress Taapsee Pannu has shown women power on the big screen through her strong roles in films like "Naam Shabana" and "Pink". Now, she has been honoured with the Most Powerful Woman of the Year award.She was felicitated on Monday night by Savvy Magazine."It's...

22-Aug-2017 las vegas

I don't gamble, but I eat a lot : Jennifer Lopez

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she doesnt gamble at casinos whenever she is here, but she indulges a lot in food.The 48-year-old is currently in the city for her show "All I Have" at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, reports dailymail.co.uk."I think people...

22-Aug-2017 Hyderabad

Chiranjeevi's next film titled 'Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy'

Megastar Chiranjeevi's upcoming Telugu film has been titled "Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy", it was announced on Tuesday on the occasion of his birthday.The title logo and motion poster of the film was released by filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli here at an event on the special...

22-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Air pollution is a real, serious challenge : Deepika Padukone

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says most people are unaware about indoor air pollution and the toll it can take on health.The actress, who features in paint manufacturer Asian Paints' new advertisement campaign for its Royale Atmos product, feels air pollution...

22-Aug-2017 New Delhi

As an artiste, I still haven't done much: Badshah

With a discography full of hits like "Dhup Chik", "Abhi toh party shuru hui hai", "Selfie le le re", "Kar gai chull" and "Tamma tamma again" among many others, rapper Badshah, who has been in the Bollywood music industry for over four years, says as an artiste...

22-Aug-2017 Chennai

I'm very choosy about the work I do: Vivek Oberoi

Vivek Oberoi, who has been acting for over 15 years and has been a part of memorable films such as "Company", "Saathiya" and "Rakht Charitra", says he is choosy about the work he does as he likes to distribute his time between family and his philanthropical...

22-Aug-2017 Chennai

Had no qualms about lip-lock in 'Arjun Reddy': Vijay Deverakonda

Actor Vijay Deverakonda says he didn't have any uncertainty about the lip-lock sequence in his forthcoming Telugu romantic drama "Arjun Reddy" as it was very essential from the story's point of view.The makers have used the lip-lock scene as a marketing ploy...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Why not, says David Dhawan on working with Govinda again

"Deewana Mastana", "Haseena Maan Jaayegi", "Aankhen", "Partner" -- David Dhawan and Govinda's collaborations gave Bollywood some memorable entertainers. The director says he would surely like to work with the actor again.David was present at the launch of the...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

'Bareilly Ki Barfi' mints over Rs 10 crore in opening weekend

Actors Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao starrer "Bareilly Ki Barfi" amassed over Rs 10 crore in its opening weekend, its makers said on Monday."Bareilly Ki Barfi", which minted Rs 2.42 crore on its opening day on August 18, witnessed a positive...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Feminism not about asking for reservation : Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has played powerful roles in movies like "Baby" and "Pink", says feminism is not about asking for reservation or extra rights to get an edge over the other gender, but about working towards gender equality.The actress on Sunday unveiled...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Sofia Hayat supports Rakhi Sawant in Valmiki case

Model-turned-nun Sofia Hayat has shown support to controversial actress Rakhi Sawant, who is facing charges of making objectionable remarks against sage Valmiki.Sofia, a former "Bigg Boss" contestant, said in a statement: "I support her. The story that she said is historically...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Ileana D'Cruz slams fan for misbehaving with her

Actress Ileana D'Cruz, who is currently busy promoting her upcoming film "Baadshaho", took to social media to lash out at a fan for misbehaving with her."It's a pretty shitty world we live in. I'm a public figure. I understand that I don't have the luxury of...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Bollywood has more talented stars than three Khans : Aamir Khan

Actor-producer Aamir Khan finds it unfair that three names are always singled out whenever the media talks about stardom in Bollywood. He says there are many other "talented stars" who are contributing good work in the Hindi film industry.Aamir was present at an event...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

'Partition: 1947' banned from release in Pakistan

Filmmaker Gurinder Chadhas "Partition: 1947" -- the Hindi version of period drama "Viceroy's House" -- has been banned from releasing in Pakistan, reportedly over "misrepresentation" of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The director says it's unfortunate."It is unfortunate...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

'Varun Dhawan knows what his fans want'

Actor Varun Dhawan knows exactly what his fans want and he works towards it, feels Rajeev Chudasama, Co-Founder, Marching Ants Advertising.Chudasama was working on filmmaker David Dhawan's "Chashme Baddoor" when brothers Varun and Rohit Dhawan got their eyes...

21-Aug-2017 PARIS

Chunky Pandey's daughter among international high society debutantes

Ananya Pandey, daughter of Bollywood actor Chunky and his wife Bhavana Pandey, will soon make her debut in high society at le Bal.Each year since 1992, 'le Bal', also referred to as le Bal des Débutantes, brings together 20 girls and 20 boys from a dozen nationalities.For...

21-Aug-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Malayalam director's new film has American soccer as backdrop

Award winning filmmaker Rajeevnath says his next film has American soccer as the backdrop.The director told IANS that the shoot begins next month in Washington DC and it will be shot in a month.Another highlight of the film is that it will feature five of...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

'Toilet...' has larger purpose: Bhumi Pednekar on film's success

Actress Bhumi Pednekar, whose latest film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" has raked in over Rs 100 crore at the Indian box office, is happy about the feat, but says the film had a larger purpose than just the economics.Bhumi, whose debut film "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" had...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Sachhin Chhabra's 'lucky' Bollywood debut with 'The Rally'

Actor Sachhin Chhabra, best known for his roles in shows like "Ek Ghar Banaunga", "Niyati" and "Meri Doli Tere Angana Season 2", is making his Bollywood debut with "The Rally". He considers himself lucky as the movie will release on the occasion of "Ganesh...

21-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Would love to see a 'Mr. India' sequel : Shekhar Kapur

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, whose 1987 movie "Mr. India" has passed the test of time generation after generation, says he would love to see a sequel directed by someone with a fresh perspective."I think somebody will make it... Boney Kapoor and Anil Kapoor have been...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Song on Koch Rajbongshi of Assam

Assamese musician Joi Barua will soon unveil a song which is a tribute to Koch Rajbongshi, an indigenous community of Assam.The song, "Na Jujor Ronuwa - the rebirth of the Koches", and its video will be out by mid-September. The contribution of the Koch dynasty...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Neetu Wadhwa to appear in 'Kumkum Bhagya'

Actress Neetu Wadhwa will next be seen in a dance sequence in popular TV show "Kumkum Bhagya"."I am really glad to get the opportunity to perform as a celebrity guest in the popular show. My selection has been done by Ekta Kapoor herself. I was informed that...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Contribute for Bihar flood relief : Aamir Khan

Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Monday urged people to contribute towards the Bihar Chief Minister's Relief Fund in view of the devastating floods.The actor was present at a promotional event for his next film "Secret Superstar".Aamir said: "See, we have no hand...

21-Aug-2017 Chennai

Project with brother may happen next year : Dhanush

Actor Dhanush, currently basking in the success of Tamil action-drama "VIP 2", says he may reunite with his filmmaker brother Selvaraghavan next year for a project.They had previously worked together in Tamil films "Kadhal Kondein", "Pudhupettai" and "Mayakkam...

21-Aug-2017 Noida

Future of music in India is bright : Daler Mehndi

Singer Daler Mehndi, who judged season 9 of Radio City "Super Singer", says the future of music in the country is bright."Super Singer" season 9, saw participation from talent across the country. Delhi girl Stuti Tiwari was adjudged winner at the grand finale...

21-Aug-2017 Chennai

'Anando Brahma' to be remade in multiple languages

Director Mahi Raghav says remake talks have been initiated for the remake of his latest Telugu release "Anando Brahma", a horror comedy which stars Taapsee Pannu in the lead, in multiple languages."The film is doing extremely well. We are very pleased with the...

21-Aug-2017 Chennai

Gained 20 kg for 'Okkadu Migiladu': Manchu Manoj

Actor Manchu Manoj, who will be seen playing a Sri Lankan leader in his upcoming Telugu-Tamil bilingual "Okkadu Migiladu", gained 20 kg to play his part and later shed 10 kg to play a role in another film."The role of the Sri Lankan leader required me to look...

21-Aug-2017 Chennai

Nikesha Patel lands cameo in 'Bhaskar Oru Rascal'

Actress Nikesha Patel has landed a cameo in upcoming Tamil film "Bhaskar Oru Rascal", a remake of Malayalam film "Bhaskar The Rascal"."She plays an actress in the film. It's an important cameo which was played by Isha Talwar in the original. Nikesha joined the...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Daniel and I are hands-on parents : Sunny Leone

Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone, who along with her husband Daniel Weber adopted a girl, says they are hands-on parents and keep running after their daughter every day.The baby has been named Nisha Kaur Weber."It is so amazing to have her. Both Daniel and I are...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Big B calls Prosenjit Chatterjee 'superstar from Bengal'

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised Bengali film actor Prosenjit Chatterjee and has tagged him as the "superstar from Bengal".Amitabh on Monday morning took to Twitter, where he shared a link of the trailer "Yeti Obhjaan". The cine-icon also said that the movie...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

STAR BHARAT inspires the nation to ‘Bhula de darr’

Star India, announced the launch of STAR BHARAT from the 28th of August 2017, 6 pm onwards. Star Bharat will showcase inspirational stories about journeys of strong and fearless characters that rise for the collective.Celebrating the many facets of Fearless...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Still feel Friday release pressure : Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu says that she takes "ownership" of every films she works in and therefore feels pressure on every Friday morning whenever her movie is hitting the box office."Oh I do. I just got the Telugu release last Friday so I do get the pressure because...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Not dating Prince Narula : Yuvika Chaudhary

Actress Yuvika Chaudhary, who has been romantically linked to Prince Narula since her appearence with him in 2015 on reality TV show "Bigg Boss 9", says she is not dating the actor and considers him a "good friend"."Prince is very good friend. He is brilliant...

20-Aug-2017 New Delhi

TV medium is growing vastly : Karanvir Bohra

He ventured onto the small screen in 1999 as Kabir from the show "Just Mohabbat" and has since been part of shows like "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi", "Shararat" and "Naagin 2". And now, after almost two decades of being part of the medium, actor Karanvir...

20-Aug-2017 New Delhi

I'm not used to being called hot: R. Madhavan

Actor R. Madhavan, whose latest shower selfie has got over one lakh likes from fans and followers, says his shower selfie is a bit of an embarrassment because he is not used to being called hot.How does it feel to have a new generation of girls swooning over...

20-Aug-2017 Bathinda

‘Jora 10 Numbaria’ To Hit The Screens On 1st September

Politics and Power move parallel to each other, the more you grow in Politics, the more you will be addicted to drug of Power. Film ‘Jora 10 Numbaria’ shows all the lanes of politics, power, crime and revenge which head towards the grey aspect of life. It’s the...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Mohit Madaan 'emotional' over juggling work

Actor Mohit Madaan, who is currently shooting for "Ishq Tera" and will soon start promoting his upcoming film "Aksar 2", says his busy working schedule makes him emotional as he has never experienced such situations earlier."I'm excited right now as it's for...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Gagan Kang was the most devoted person : Debina Bonnerjee

Actress Debina Bonnerjee has paid homage to actor Gagan Kang who, along with actor Arjit Lavania, died in a road accident here.Gagan and Arjit, known for their stint on television show "Mahakali-Anth Hi Aarambh Hai", died on Saturday in a road accident while...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

My character in 'Babumoshai...' is morally bankrupt : Jatin Goswami

Actor Jatin Goswami, who is excited about his upcoming film "Babumoshai Bandookbaaz", says his character Baanke in the movie is "morally bankrupt"."The characters we (Nawazuddin Siddqui and I) portray in 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' comes from the periphery of...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

'Shubh...' director praises Bhumi Pednekar for her hard work

"Shubh Mangal Savdhan" director R.S. Prasanna has praised actress Bhumi Pednekar for her work in her latest release "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", which has grossed over Rs 100 crore at the box-office, and says her hard work will bring her more success.Prasanna on...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Anupam's interest for Chhattisgarh is heart warming : Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, whom Anupam Kher met on Saturday, says the veteran actor's interest for the state is heart warming.Singh tweeted photographs of himself and Anupam with the caption: "Met veteran actor Anupam kher in Raipur today. His love...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Good, bad roles have their own merits : Bhavini Purohit

Actress Bhavini Purohit, best known for her roles in shows like "Jaana Na Dil Se Door" and "Saath Nibhaana Saathiya", says she enjoys playing all shades of characters as each role has its own merit.Bhavini says she doesn't wish to restrict herself as an actress...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

'Raabta', 'Bareilly Ki Barfi ' helped me evolve : Kriti Sanon

Actress Kriti Sanon says her films "Raabta" and "Bareilly Ki Barfi" have helped her evolve both as an actor and as a person."I personally feel that you need to grow with every film. You have to find a new way, a different way, a new process to do what you do....

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Vinit Kakar turns villain for 'Vighnaharta Ganesh'

Actor Vinit Kakar, best known for his role of Mahaparshva in popular TV show "Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman", will next be seen as Gajmukhasur in upcoming mythological show "Vighnaharta Ganesh".Besides "Vighnaharta Ganesh", Vinit has also joined the cast of...

20-Aug-2017

'Anando Brahma': Refreshing horror-comedy

Mahi Raghav made a noticeable debut with the slice-of-life campus drama "Paathshala" a few years ago, and it was not a film you could easily write off. It marked the arrival of a sensible filmmaker, who was desperate to break the monotony and give audiences...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Rishi Kapoor remembers actors Manorama, Kanhaiyalal

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor remembers late actors Manorama and Kanhaiyalal.On Saturday night Rishi shared a photograph of Kanhaiyalal on his Twitter account. Kanhaiyalal, who has portrayed the role of "Munim" and "Lala" in films like "Hum Log", "Tangewala", "Upkar"...

20-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Would love an Indian adaptation of 'Sherlock' : Sian Brooke

Sian Brooke, who surprised many when she entered "Sherlock" as an evil and mentally-disturbed third Holmes named Eurus, is clueless about the future of her character and the British series. But the English actress says she would find it interesting if the...

19-Aug-2017 Mumbai

'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' crosses Rs 100 crore in India

Hindi film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", which attempts to spread the message of eradicating open defecation in an entertaining vein, surpassed the Rs 100 crore on the eighth day since its release in India, its makers said on Saturday.Directed by Shree Narayan...

19-Aug-2017

'VIP 2 (Lalkar)': What's Kajol doing in a film as silly as this?

Confession time. I haven't seen the first "VIP" film. And after seeing the follow-up, I swear on my favourite Dada Kondke feature, I will never touch anything with a VIP in it, not even the suitcase.More confession. "VIP 2" is not a film. It is an abomination....

19-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Don't want to look sloppy while stepping out : Vaani Kapoor

Actress Vaani Kapoor, who walked the ramp for designer duo Sonam and Paras Modi at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/ Festive 2017 here, says she always tries to be true to her personality while dressing up, but never steps out of her house looking sloppy."I...

19-Aug-2017 Mumbai

There's always been racism, there always will be : Ali Fazal

Actor Ali Fazal, who plays one of the title roles in Stephen Frears' directorial "Victoria and Abdul" with veteran actor Judi Dench, believes racism has always existed and it will continue to exist in future too. But he says he is one of the lucky few to have...

19-Aug-2017 Mumbai

I'm a huge fan of the horror genre: Akshay Oberoi

Actor Akshay Oberoi says he is a huge fan of the horror genre, and is always looking out for a nice horror movie.At the moment, the actor is excited about "Annabelle: Creation" -- a film about a demonic doll, and was pictured posing with a similar doll."I...

19-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Success begins with fitness : Soni Singh

Actress Soni Singh believes that a star's success begins with his or her fitness."My or anyone's success in the glamour industry begins with the individual's fitness. I like to workout not only to look fit, but also to feel fit. To deliver your best act on screen,...

19-Aug-2017 Mumbai

More comfortable in non-glamorous roles : Nargis Fakhri

Actress Nargis Fakhri, who featured in glamorous roles in films like "Main Tera Hero", "Azhar" and "Housefull 3", says she is more comfortable doing non-glamorous parts.The actress walked for designer Anushree Reddy on the fourth day of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW)...

19-Aug-2017 Mumbai

'Bareilly Ki Barfi' gets sweet opening

"Bareilly Ki Barfi", starring Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao, opened on a sweet note by collecting over Rs 2 crore on its first day at the box office.Backed by positive word-of-mouth, the entertainer earned Rs 2.42 crore on Friday, read a statement...

19-Aug-2017 New Delhi

TV is bigger but impact of films is definitely greater : Boman Irani

Actor Boman Irani, who has dabbled in the world of photography, theatre and films, has been a part of reality TV shows, but has not worked in a daily soap. He says the reach of TV is far greater than films, but points out at the same time that films have a...

19-Aug-2017 Chennai

Didn't mind shaving head for 'Kodi Veeran' : Poorna

Actress Poorna says she didn't have any qualms about shaving her head for the sake of her character in upcoming Tamil film "Kodi Veeran".She is confident the role will earn her recognition."I'm getting to do something different and I'm sure the role will be...

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