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12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Indian equities fall as global crude oil price resumes uptrend

India's benchmark equity indices surrendered the opening gains to settle about 1 per cent lower, as global crude oil price resumed its uptrend, fanning inflation concerns.The Brent crude price, a global barometer, rose to $70.97 a barrel, pushing the rupee lower....

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Akshay Kumar denies meeting Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who has been summoned by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing police firing on protesters in Punjab against religious sacrilege, on Monday denied meeting Dera Sacha Sauda sect head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.In a statement put...

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Working with Raj Kumar Gupta an honour, privilege : Arjun Kapoor

Actor Arjun Kapoor has wrapped up shooting for his 12th film "India's Most Wanted" and called it "special", adding that working with director Raj Kumar Gupta has been an honour and privilege for him.Arjun on Monday morning tweeted a photograph of himself along...

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Anushka Sharma promotes tiger conservation

Actress Anushka Sharma has joined hands with Discovery to promote a global awareness movement to save tigers from extinction.Anushka will promote Project C.A.T: Conserving Acres for Tigers, aimed at raising awareness to preserve the habitat of the declining...

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Puneet Issar's 'Mahabharat' to be staged in Delhi

"Mahabharat", a play written and directed by film, television and theatre veteran Puneet Issar, will regale the Delhi audience on November 17 with its narrative focussed on the friendship and loyalty between Duryodhan and Karan.Felicity Theatre will present the play,...

11-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Ajay Devgn wins big at film fest in China

Actor Ajay Devgn has won Best Foreign Actor award at the 27th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China for his role in film "Raid".The four-day festival was held in Foshan, and wrapped up on Saturday with the Popular Movies Hundred Flowers...

11-Nov-2018 Mumbai

PKL 6: Dabang Delhi hammer Jaipur Pink Panthers 40-29

Jaipur Pink Panthers suffered their seventh loss in the ongoing season of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) as Dabang Delhi hammered the Anup Kumar-led side 40-29 in a zone A clash at the NSCI stadium here on Sunday.Deepak Niwas Hooda's 15 raid points went in vain as...

11-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Always wanted to direct Sridevi : Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is known for working with several renowned celebrities and making career of aspiring actors, said it was his dream to direct late female superstar Sridevi, which remained unfulfilled."I'm her huge fan. When she (Sridevi) passed away...

11-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Amitabh Bachchan tries his hand at 'zitar'

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan played a few notes on a 'zitar' -- an electric sitar -- gifted to him by Indian classical instrumentalist Niladri Kumar, at the launch of the Pandit Kartick Kumar Foundation here on Sunday.Amitabh was one of the special guests...

11-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Govinda is down to earth, says actor Karan Aanand

Actor Karan Aanand, who has been sharing screen space with actor Govinda in their upcoming film "Rangeela Raja", finds him as a supportive person."After working with him (Govinda), I have realised that he is mind-blowing guy as he is very down to earth and...

11-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Mother tongue has its own magic : Riteish Deshmukh

Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh's tough policeman avatar in the teaser of his new Marathi film "Mauli" is being loved.He says while he would love to show this side of his performance in a Hindi film, there's something else about doing it in his mother tongue.The action-packed...

11-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Nowadays everyone consider themselves as film critics : Suniel Shetty

Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty has supported the makers of "Thugs of Hindostan" who were getting severe backlash by the audience for the film's poor storyline and direction by saying that nowadays everyone consider themselves as film critics.Suniel Shetty was interacting...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Group of people in film industry conspiring against me : Govinda

Bollywood actor Govinda, who along with producer Pahlaj Nihalani is facing difficulties to release their upcoming film "Rangeela Raja" after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refused to certify the film and ordered 20 cuts, says there is a group of...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

PKL 6: Patna hammer Bengal in East India Derby

Defending champions Patna Pirates roared back again in style as they outclassed Bengal Warriors 50-30 for the second time in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 6 at the NSCI stadium here on saturday.Skipper Pardeep Narwal and Deepak Narwal collected 10 raid points...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri should hold their horses

Few India captains have been as articulate as Virat Kohli and fewer still as provocative. He will defend his team at the worst of times and he can also be outlandish like when he told off a fan to leave India and watch England or Australian batsmen if he...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Katrina Kaif shares her idea of love

Actress Katrina Kaif believes love should be liberating and that people should free themselves from judging themselves based on how their partner makes them feel.Katrina shared the love advice in a chat with filmmaker Karan Johar on a forthcoming episode of...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Huma Qureshi 'over the moon' to be directed by Deepa Mehta

Actress Huma Qureshi can't contain her excitement about being directed by acclaimed filmmaker Deepa Mehta for the "Leila" web series.Huma on Saturday took to Instagram to share a selfie moment from the sets of the Netflix series. Deepa and Huma are joined by...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'96': An ode to love, pure, simple, untainted by sex

While I watched the new Vijay Sethupathi blockbuster "'96", I couldn't help thinking back to Anurag Kashyap's "Manmarziyaan" where Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee Pannu couldn't keep their hands off each other.In "'96", if Sethupathi's hand accidently touches Trisha's...

09-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Don't judge Virat Kohli : Anubhav Sinha urges people

Amidst growing criticism India skipper Virat Kohli is facing for his 'leave India' comment to a fan, filmmaker Anubhav Sinha has come out in support of the cricketer and asked people not to judge him."It is ok guys. Virat is a young lad. Got agitated. Yes there...

09-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Thugs Of Hindostan' is redeemed by Bachchan's towering presence

Not done! You can't take two of Bollywood's superstars together for the first time and then make a film that confounds your senses, boggles your mind and tries your patience."Thugs Of Hindostan" does all of this, and more. It is guilty of many crimes, not...

08-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Thugs of Hindostan': Aamir Khan steals the show

A straight-laced fiction mounted in a historical set-up, director Vijay Krishna Acharya's "Thugs of Hindostan" is a sprawling, ambitious 164-minute epic action adventure.The story begins Circa 1795 when the British East India Company tries to annex the...

08-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Thugs...' journey has been special, memorable : Aamir Khan

Bollywood star Aamir Khan says whatever may be the fate of "Thugs Of Hindostan", which released on Thursday, he is satisfied with the feeling that the team has given the film its best and that it has been a joyride to work on it.Reaching out to the audience, he...

07-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Muhurat session: Indices gain; auto, capital goods stocks rise

Broadly positive global markets along with lower crude oil prices pushed the key Indian equity indices higher during the special "Muhurat" trade session on Wednesday.The special hour-long session held every year on Diwali day to mark the start of the Hindu New...

07-Nov-2018 Mumbai

BJP MLA accepts 'Zero' makers' clarification

After asking 'Zero' movie director Aanand L. Rai and actor Shah Rukh Khan to remove an "objectionable" scene from the movie and urging police to file a complaint against them for "hurting" the sentiments of Sikhs, BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa has accepted...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sensex ends Samvat 2074 on a timid note, banking stocks fall

The key equity indices closed Samvat 2074 on a timid note, as the S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 ended flat on Tuesday.Accordingly, the just concluded Samvat, which marks the closure of yearly account books, saw the benchmark Sensex gain eight per cent...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Vijay Rawal enters 'Mere Sai'

Child actor Vijay Rawal, who has featured in TV shows like "Peshwa Bajirao" and "Crime Patrol", has joined the cast of "Mere Sai"."My character in the show is called Sahdev. He is a boy who has a habit of stealing things and forgetting it. His parents are...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Yami's pollution-free Diwali plans for neighbourhood

Actress Yami Gautam is in Chandigarh to spend time with her family and friends for Diwali, and she has taken it upon herself to be an awareness ambassador of eco-friendly and pollution-free celebrations in her own neighbourhood.Yami said in a statement: "Diwali...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Meena Kumari defined sultry in most classy way : Rasika Dugal

Actress Rasika Dugal, whose look in web series "Mirzapur" is styled on the late Meena Kumari from "Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam", says the late actress had a way of adding class to a sultry get-up.In Amazon Prime's "Mirzapur", a story based in a lawless land where...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Parineeti Chopra wants $5 mn shoe-hiding fee from Nick Jonas

Actress Parineeti Chopra has placed a $5 million dollar shoe-hiding fee demand before American singer Nick Jonas, who will marry her actress cousin Priyanka Chopra soon.Parineeti, who joined Priyanka on her bachelorette in Amsterdam, posted an Instagram image...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Taking a break is important : Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha, who is currently busy with the final schedule of the upcoming biopic "Shakeela", says taking a break from work is important.To adhere to her dates committed to her future projects, Richa will spend a working Diwali due to the shoot for...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Ali Zafar moved by 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar says he does not remember the last time he was so moved by a feature film as he was by "Bohemian Rhapsody", a biopic on the late singer Freddie Mercury."I don't remember the last time I was so moved by a feature as I was by 'Bohemian...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Had to change my name to enter places for 'Mirzapur' : Ali Fazal

Actor Ali Fazal had to change and register his name to Mir Fateh to enter the core interiors of Benares and Lucknow to shoot for the upcoming digital series "Mirzapur"."I had to change my name to be able to enter these places. It has been the most scary time...

06-Nov-2018

'What Will People Say' will stun you

It is widely believed that every individual has a story to tell. Then why is it that some stories seem so much more relatable than others? And why do some human beings suffer and endure more suffering than others?Being a rebellious soul always invites more...

05-Nov-2018 Mumbai

OnePlus 6T’s fingerprint sensor compatible Screen Protectors Launched

GadgetShieldz, the premium quality manufacturer of mobile accessories, has launched precision cut screen protectors for OnePlus 6T that excellently work with the phone’s fingerprint sensor. The screen protectors are made available on their official site. OnePlus 6T,...

05-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Badhaai Ho' mints Rs 100 cr, boosts Ayushmann's confidence

Congratulations are in order for the team of "Badhaai Ho" as the movie has crossed the Rs 100 crore mark at the box office. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says it validates his choice of scripts."It gives me more confidence that my script selection is right. I've always made...

05-Nov-2018 Mumbai

A lot is common in TV stories of India, Indonesia : Ankit Bathla

Actor Ankit Bathla of "Thapki Pyar Ki" fame, who has worked in Indonesian shows, says there are a lot of similarities in the television content of India and the archipelago."There is a lot in common between the (TV) stories of India and Indonesia. I guess...

05-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Akshay Kumar signs three-film deal with Fox Star Studios

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has signed a slate of three films to be jointly produced by Fox Star Studios and Cape Of Good Films.The first film to come off this partnership will be India's first space film, "Mission Mangal", which is in collaboration with R. Balki...

05-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Big B sings lullaby in 'Thugs Of Hindostan'

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sung a few lines of a lullaby for the forthcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan". He says he was excited to sing it.Amitabh said the song tells the depth of the bond between his character Khudabaksh, mentor of Zafira, essayed by Fatima...

05-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Pahuna - The Little Visitors' to release on Dec 7

Priyanka Chopra's maiden Sikkimese production "Pahuna - The Little Visitors" will hit the screens on December 7.It is the story of three children bonding together and making a new home for themselves after being separated from their parents while fleeing Nepal...

04-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Never felt competitive with Salman, Shah Rukh : Aamir Khan

While one of the superstars of Bollywood Salman Khan suggested another superstar Shah Rukh Khan to hear the script of the upcoming film 'Zero', it is no secret that Aamir Khan suggested Shah Rukh's name to Rakesh Sharma's biopic that finally Shah Rukh will...

04-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Foremost thing for any artwork is engagement : Sujoy Ghosh

National Award-winning filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh says engaging an audience must be the priority for any artwork, and the technicalities come later.The "Kahaani" director is in support of a short films award -- Critics Choice Short Film Awards (CCSFA) -- constituted...

04-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Geopolitical issues, Q2 results to set equity market course

With the impending US sanctions on Iran, as also the ongoing quarterly earnings season and the upcoming festival of Diwali, the Indian equity market is likely to witness a short but eventful trading week ahead.Among the global factors, the US reimposing sanctions...

03-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Notes of a Dream...' has been a journey for me : A.R. Rahman

Oscar winning musician A.R. Rahman, whose biography "Notes of a Dream: The Authorized Biography of A.R. Rahman" was launched here, says the book has been a journey for him and took him to those corners of his life which have remained candid for a long time.Written...

03-Nov-2018 Mumbai

The '2: 0' trailer is nonsensical

Would you believe it if I told you Akshay Kumar is a cell-phone-hating monster (at least he is disguised to look disgusting) who vows to get rid of the cellphone from the face of the earth.Wait. There is more. Cellphones start flapping and flying in the air...

03-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Batla House' finest break of my career : Ravi Kisan

Actor Ravi Kishan, who will be seen working with actor John Abraham in "Batla House", says the upcoming film is one of the finest breaks of his career."I am playing a very strong role in this movie 'Batla House' and it is one of the finest break for me in...

03-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Digital space has opened new world for actors : Rasika Dugal

Actress Rasika Dugal, who will be seen in online series like "Mirzapur", "Delhi Police" and in a web-film titled "Hamid", says the digital space has opened up a new world for actors.Talking about the digital space, Rasika told IANS: "It has opened up a whole...

03-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Madhavan on why he plays a villain in a Telugu film

The new Telugu release "Savyasachi" has surprised Andhra and Telanganas audiences with the strong presence of Tamil cinemas iconic actor R Madhavan.Madhavan has so far done only Tamil and Hindi film so what prompted him to do a Telugu film and that too in...

03-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Get really emotional when my co-actresses get married : Shah Rukh Khan

Reacting to Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh's upcoming wedding, superstar Shah Rukh Khan has said that he gets really emotional when his co-actresses get married.Shah Rukh was interacting with the media at the trailer launch of "Zero" along with his co-actors...

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