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25-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Sri Lanka still a paradise : Jacqueline Fernandez

Sri Lanka is still a safe haven and a paradise for tourists, actress Jacqueline Fernandez said two months after her native country saw its worst terror attack.A series of attacks on churches and luxury hotels had led to mayhem in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday...

25-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Close to my real self: Bhumi on 'Pati Patni Aur Woh' role

Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has transformed herself one film after another, is excited about finally getting a chance to play a character close to her real self in "Pati Patni Aur Woh".After starting out with "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" as an overweight but self-assured...

25-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Kiara Advani gets into hipster mode for 'Guilty'

Actress Kiara Advani, who is currently taking the box office by storm with her recent release "Kabir Singh", is gearing up for a film with filmmaker Karan Johar titled "Guilty" in which she is all "hipster and forceful".Karan, who had earlier worked with Kiara...

25-Jun-2019 Kochi

Stardom is imposed on you: Mammootty

Mammootty neither takes the tag of "superstar" seriously, nor does he take it for granted. The megastar, who at 67 is set to feature in a mega-budget Malayalam period drama, feels stardom is imposed, and not acquired by anyone.After a brief appearance in 1971...

24-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Singer Tove Lo loves having career as a songwriter too

Swedish singer Tove Lo, who received a Grammy nomination for co-writing Ellie Goulding's chart-topper "Love me like you do", takes a lot of pride in having a big pop star sing a song co-written by her. She says its an amazing feeling.Tove along with Max Martin,...

24-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Mayanka's height helps her bag role in 'Kahaan Hum...'

Model-turned-actress Mayanka Sharma Patel says her height helped her in bagging a role in the show "Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum".After doing a short film and commercials, she is set to debut on the small screen with a new show titled "Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum"."I am really happy...

24-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Women have lesser lines in duets in films : Neeti Mohan

Playback singer Neeti Mohan says she has observed that a woman gets fewer lines in a duet track for a film, but personally she emphasizes on the importance of a song rather than the length of her part.Neeti told IANS: "I think last year, I was feeling it too...

24-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Akshay Kumar's 'Kesari' heads to Japan

Actor Akshay Kumar's "Kesari", which brings the story of the historic Battle of Saragarhi alive on the silver screen, will release in Japan in August.Akshay took to Twitter to share the update. "'Kesari', a film based on one of the bravest battles ever fought:...

24-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Kabir Singh' crosses Rs 70 cr in opening weekend

Actor Shahid Kapoor's "Kabir Singh" has registered business of over Rs 70 crore in its opening weekend at the box office.The film minted Rs 20.21 crore on day one, Rs 22.71 crore on day two and Rs 27.91 crore on day three, taking the total business to Rs 70.83...

24-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Yami's experience as model helped her in 'Bala'

Actress Yami Gautam says her personal experience as a model has come in handy to get the nuances right for her role in the upcoming film "Bala".Yami, who will be seen playing a model in the film, said in a statement: "I play a popular model from a local city...

24-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Rupsa Batabyal, 6, wins 'Super Dancer - Chapter 3'

Kolkata's Rupsa Batabyal, a six-year-old who wooed the audience with her expressions, has won "Super Dancer - Chapter 3".Rupsa charmed her way into the audiences' hearts with superlative performances week after week, and won the maximum votes in the finale episode,...

23-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Working with Zeenat Aman a dream come true : Rupali Suri

Actress Rupali Suri says working with veteran actress Zeenat Aman on an untitled web show was like a dream come true.The "Inside Edge" actress has wrapped up shooting for the web show."It was a dream come true to work with a veteran actress like Zeenatji. She...

23-Jun-2019 London

It's honey bowl vs workout for pregnant Amy Jackson

Actress Amy Jackson is striving to curb the urge of having her honey bowl and follow the workout stints during her pregnancy.The actress on Sunday took to Instagram to post a photograph from her post-yoga session. "Game Face... The battle I have every morning...

23-Jun-2019 Chennai

'Mallesham': Pure, simple biopic with heart of gold

"Mallesham" - the gentle, beautiful and moving story of Chintakindi Mallesham, the handloom weaver from Andhra Pradesh who revolutionised the weavers' profession by inventing a mechanical loom -- why, because his mother's shoulder threatened to collapse with all...

22-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Life got ruined with '...Wasseypur', says Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says when "Gangs Of Wasseypur" released on this day seven years ago, his life got "ruined".June 22, 2012 was when the  first instalment of the two-part "Gangs of Wasseypur" released. It is a cult film that revolves around a gangster...

22-Jun-2019 Mumbai

#DontSayBhangi petition gets over 62,000 signatures

#DontSayBhangi, a petition unveiled on the social media by the team of Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Article 15" to urge people to stop casual  usage of the word 'bhangi', has been signed by over 62,000 people.The petition on change.org was was launched a week ago....

22-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Meezaan happy about solo release of 'Malaal' on July 5

Actor Meezaan Jaffrey, who is making his Hindi film debut with "Malaal", is happy that his film will have a solo release on July 5."We are happy that  we have got a solo release for our film. We have made this film with a lot of love and effort. It has...

22-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Shahid gets career best opening with 'Kabir Singh'

Actor Shahid Kapoor has registered his career's biggest opening with "Kabir Singh", which raked in over Rs 20 crore on day one of its release.According to the makers, "Kabir Singh", a remake of Telugu film "Arjun Reddy", minted Rs 20.21 crore on the film's...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

'Want my father to be known as Tiger Shroff's daddy'

Actor Tiger Shroff says he is proud to be "Jackie Shroff ka beta", but wants to work so hard that his father gets known as "Tiger Shroff's daddy".The young actor says the challenge for him when he stepped into the industry was to build his own identity, apart...

22-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Kareena to star with Aamir in 'Forrest Gump' adaptation

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will join creative forces with her "3 Idiots" and "Talaash" co-star Aamir Khan in "Laal Singh Chaddha", inspired by Paramount Pictures' Tom Hanks-starrer "Forrest Gump".Viacom18 Studios and Aamir Khan Productions are producing the...

22-Jun-2019 Mumbai

It's time for some cricket talk for Soha Ali Khan

Actress Soha Ali Khan will soon be seen in a video where she will be seen talking about cricket and sharing tips with children.Soha, whose grandfather Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi and father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi made a name for themselves in the world of cricket,...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Google Doodle pays tribute to Amrish Puri

The life and legacy of legendary actor Amrish Puri was commemorated by Google with a doodle on his 87th birth anniversary on Saturday.Pune-based guest artiste Debangshu Moulik celebrated the talent that Amrish Puri was with the doodle.He was born in Punjab...

21-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Yoga helps you age gracefully: Shilpa Shetty

Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra marked the International Yoga Day with a session with CISF, CRPF and NCC cadets and officials here on Friday, and urged people to make it a part of their daily routine for its many benefits.Early morning on Friday, Shilpa was happy...

21-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Would erase 'Shaandaar' from my career trajectory : Shahid Kapoor

Actor Shahid Kapoor says he has done "some really crappy films", and he would erase "Shaandaar" from his career trajectory if he could.Shahid expressed his opinion when he appeared on an episode of zoOm's show "By Invite Only", read a statement. He featured...

21-Jun-2019

'The Extraordinary...': Spoilt by poor writing

An Indo-French-Belgian co-production, director Ken Scott's "The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir", adapted from French writer Romain Puetolas' novel of a similar title, is a picaresque chronicle of a poor Indian street performer who hoodwinks his audience....

21-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Rebel without a pause: 'Kabir Singh' is 'Arjun Reddy' reloaded

Remakes, more often than not, disappoint. This one doesn't. "Kabir Singh" doesn't quite better its precursor, the astonishing game-changing Telugu film "Arjun Reddy". And really, Shahid Kapoor is no patch on Vijay Deverakonda, who sweated, bled and urinated (literally)...

21-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Ashish Vidyarthi, Shreyas Talpade join 'The Lion King'

After adding star power with Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan, Disney India has roped in Ashish Vidyarthi, Shreyas Talpade, Sanjay Mishra and Asrani for the Hindi version of Disney's upcoming live-action film, "The Lion King".Shah Rukh and Aryan will be lending...

21-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Indecent experience' keeps Neeru Bajwa away from Bollywood

She started her career in the Hindi film industry with Dev Anand's "Main Solah Baras Ki" in 1998, and has gone on to become a celebrated name in the Punjabi film industry. She says she was "put off" by Bollywood after she faced an "indecent experience".The...

21-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Kabir Singh': A Shahid Kapoor canvas

A Hindi remake of the popular Telegu film "Arjun Reddy", director Sandeep Reddy Vanga's "Kabir Singh", is the story of an academically brilliant medical student Kabir (Shahid Kapoor) who goes on to become an orthopaedic surgeon, but suffers from severe...

20-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Why Shahid doesn't like watching some of his films

Actor Shahid Kapoor says he doesn't want to waste his time by watching some of his films.Shahid opened up about films that inspired him to become an actor and what he enjoys watching during a conversation on IMDb original series "The Insider's Watchlist",...

20-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Nick jiju is very generous : Parineeti Chopra

Actress Parineeti Chopra feels American pop-singer Nick Jonas, her brother-in-law, was well prepared for his Indian wedding ceremony with her sister, actress Priyanka Chopra.Parineeti says she got lots of money "in dollars and rupees" as well as diamond rings...

20-Jun-2019 Mumbai

It's a dream come true to work with Sircar : Vicky Kaushal

Working with director Shoojit Sircar in "Sardar Udham Singh" was like a dream come true, said actor Vicky Kaushal while interacting with the media on the sidelines of the first edition of Grazia Millennial Awards, here on Wednesday.In the film Vicky will be...

20-Jun-2019 Mumbai

I know what to expect from trolls: Samantha Akkineni

Actress Samantha Akkineni says there was a time when getting trolled on social media started hurting her mental stability and making her rush to wrong decisions.Now she knows what to expect from trolls and does not take it to her heart. In a live interview by...

20-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Bengali actress-cum-MP Nusrat Jahan ties the knot in Turkey

Bengali actress and newly-elected MP Nusrat Jahan got married to her businessman beau Nikhil Jain in the picturesque Turkish town of Bodrum.The newly-wed couple shared a picture of themselves walking hand-in-hand after they tied the knot on Wednesday."Towards...

20-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Atmosphere of fear is wrong: Mahie on 'Fixer' set attack

Actress Mahie Gill, who is a part of web series "Fixer" -- the cast and crew of which was attacked by a group of men at an outdoor locale -- is convinced that the government will take necessary action to ensure such an incident is not repeated in the future.At...

19-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Richa Chadha extends support to Pride Month

Actress Richa Chadha has become a part of a special promotional initiative of the US Consulate here to extend support for the Pride Month in India.A post on the official Instagram account of the US Consulate General in Mumbai, shows Richa posing in a bright...

19-Jun-2019 Lucknow

'Gulabo Sitabo' screams of diligent writing : Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has started shooting for the "Gulabo Sitabo" here, says the film's script screams of diligent writing and enthusiastic preparation."Stepping out into another set horizon, a venture that screams of some diligent writing and some...

19-Jun-2019 Los Angeles

Zendaya on her role in 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'

Actress Zendaya says it is important for her to show women who arent one-dimensional through her projects.She is happy that her next film "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is in sync with her thoughts. Zendaya played Michelle in "Spider-Man: Homecoming". On the basis...

18-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Mobile storytelling exciting, economical : Kiran Rao

Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who has directed two 10-second short films for Facebook India, says shooting a film by a mobile camera and in a vertical frame makes storytelling exciting and inexpensive, especially for youngsters.Eight years after her maiden Bollywood directorial...

18-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Shaadi Ke Patasey' a good family entertainer: Asrani

Veteran actor Asrani, who will next be seen in "Shaadi Ke Patasey", says the comedy drama film is a good family entertainer which is a rarity in today's time.Asrani interacted with the media at the trailer launch of "Shaadi Ke Patasey" along with his co-actors...

18-Jun-2019 Mumbai

My battle with obesity has been tough: Arjun Kapoor

Actor Arjun Kapoor has opened up about his struggles with obesity and says it has been a tough journey for him.Arjun on Tuesday posted two photograph of himself on Instagram. He is seen working out.Its caption read: "It has been a tough journey for me ever...

18-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Mental...' is sensitive towards mental illness : Ekta Kapoor

Ekta Kapoor, producer of "Mental Hai Kya", says the film's title doesnt intend to offend or disregard anyones sentiments."Mental Hai Kya", which features Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao, was mired in controversy over its title as a section of psychiatrists...

18-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas' gets new release date

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol's son Karan's debut film "Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas" will now hit the screens on September 20 instead of its initial release date of July 19.The "Ghayal" actor in February had announced that the film will release on July 19.Sunny on Tuesday morning...

17-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Tera ban jaunga' has a strong melody: Tulsi Kumar

Singer Tulsi Kumar says her new song "Tera ban jaunga" from the forthcoming film "Kabir Singh", has a strong melody.Akhil Sachdeva joins Kumar in the love duet, which was launched on Monday."The first time I heard the song, it stayed with me and I kept humming...

17-Jun-2019 Mumbai

My life story not worth filming : Shekhar Kapur

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur believes his life is not exciting enough to be turned into an interesting movie.A social media user on Twitter asked Kapur: "We all know you as an expert of showing people your imaginary world. For a change, it would be fine if...

17-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Kaafir' derives power from its political undertones

Kashmir and its blood-soaked political history renders itself well to cinematic treatment. It is to the credit of the makers of this series that not a moment of the eight episodes feels exploitative or artificial.There is a free flow to the narrative and the...

17-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Bulk of money is invested in mediocre films : Konkona Sen Sharma

Actress-director Konkona Sen Sharma says though a set of niche audience members and filmmakers are encouraging a new wave of Indian cinema which breaks stereotype, in the larger picture, the investment still happens for formula films as opposed to alternative narratives.In...

17-Jun-2019 London

Saif Ali Khan, Alaia start shooting for 'Jawaani Jaaneman'

Actress Pooja Bedi's daughter Alaia F and actor Saif Ali Khan have started shooting for "Jawaani Jaaneman" here.Pooja on Monday tweeted a photograph of Saif and Alaia from India's match against Pakistan at the ICC World Cup 2019 here on Sunday.She captioned...

17-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Janhvi Kapoor shows off her belly dance moves

Actress Janhvi Kapoor is setting the world of social media on fire with her belly dance moves.The actress showed off her belly dancing skills in a video, which she posted on her Instagram stories as part of the "Dance Deewane" challenge thrown at her by "Dhadak"...

17-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Purple, pink, orange: Adah flaunts three hair colours

Actress Adah Sharma, who is set to make her debut in the web space with a series titled "The Holiday", has got her hair coloured in three layers -- purple, pink and orange.Adah is in Mauritius for the shoot of "The Holiday", and she shared a photograph flaunting...

16-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Arbaaz Khan, Lalit Pandit launch entertainment app

Actor Arbaaz Khan, music composer Lalit Pandit and actress Kainaat Arora have launched Jeeoguru app, a streaming and entertainment platform, which will also provide new talent an opportunity to showcase their skills.The app will soon launch a singing contest...

16-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Big filmmakers don't want TV face as lead : Shaheer Sheikh

"Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke" actor Shaheer Sheikh has been part of the telly world since 2009 and been offered roles in movies too, but is yet to make his Bollywood debut. He  says it's not that simple as most big filmmakers aren't keen on taking a "TV...

16-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam come together for love song

Singers Shreya Ghoshal and Sonu Nigam are reuniting for a love song, the title track of the forthcoming film "Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna".After giving hits like "Zoobi doobi" and "Dil  dooba", they will come together for the title song of actor Karanvir Bohra's...

16-Jun-2019 New Delhi

I've pushed myself as an artiste with 'Leila': Huma

As Shalini, who sets out on an arduous 16-year-long search for her missing daughter born out of a 'mixed' marriage in the latest dystopian show "Leila", actress Huma Qureshi felt  challenged to push her boundaries and play the role with full justice...

15-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Leila': Terrifying yet mesmerising vision of future

In the beginning there is the swimming pool. A splashy symbol of the upper crust's affluence that is rapidly making the poor, poorer.Deepa Mehta's disturbingly devastating dystopian drama begins with a happy family: mother, father, child splashing in the...

15-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Have nothing to hide: Priyanka shares 5 life lessons

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has some funny life lessons to share with her fans.Priyanka shared a short video from her recent photoshoot for American magazine InStyle's July 2019 issue on Instagram on Saturday.The video opens with Priyanka greeting her fans in a truly...

15-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Society has unfortunate lenses to view humanity : Dia Mirza

Actress Dia Mirza, who plays a Pakistani character in her maiden web series "Kaafir", says prejudice needs to be eradicated from the society.In the show, which goes live on ZEE5 from Saturday, Dia essays a young Pakistani mother who comes to India under a strange...

14-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Priyanka Chopra makes a style statement in fiery orange dress

Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas chose a fiery orange bodycon dress with cape-like sleeves to make a statement at an event here.After wrapping up shooting of her new film "The Sky Is Pink", Priyanka hosted a special dinner party here on Thursday to launch a #FindThemOnBumble...

14-Jun-2019 Pune

'Kabir Singh' getting a live concert in Pune

The makers of "Kabir Singh" are set to organise a live concert here on Saturday.Sachet Tandon and Parampar Thakur, who composed the songs "Bekhayali" and "Mere sohneya" for the film, will perform live at the concert. The film's lead actors Shahid Kapoor...

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