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23-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Music labels tend to interfere in creative content : Nikhita Gandhi

With a series of songs in recently released films like "Manmarziyaan", "Mitron", "Stree", "Sanju" and "Beyond the Clouds", Bollywood playback singer Nikhita Gandhi is on a roll. She believes that while Bollywood music is becoming diverse for new talent, indie...

23-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Yami Gautam's dad took time to accept her short hair look

Bollywood actress Yami Gautam, who had to chop her hair for upcoming film "Uri", says her father took some time to accept her new look as she had long and thick hair earlier.Yami herself is not missing her long hair anymore."The day I cut the length of my hair,...

23-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Difficult to make good, dignified horror film : Urmila Matondkar

Actress Urmila Matondkar, who has worked in horror films like "Bhoot" and "Kaun", has said that it is really difficult to a make good, dignified and technically horror film.Urmilawas interacting with the media at "Bhoot Hoon Main" song launch from the film "Lupt"...

23-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Kriti Kharbanda shares screen space with Ranveer Singh

Actress Kriti Kharbanda, who was seen on the big screen in "Yamla Pagla Deewana : Phir Se", will now share the frame with actor Ranveer Singh -- but for an ad commercial.Kriti will feature with Ranveer in an advertisement commercial for paint brand Kansai Nerolac....

23-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Ayushmann Khurrana learns multiple dialects for 'Badhaai Ho'

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who will next be seen in Amit Ravindernath Sharma's "Badhaai Ho", learnt three dialects for the family comedy.While the actor picks up languages and accents easily, he also rehearsed with a special diction trainer and the film's writer...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Ekta Kapoor thankful to original team of 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay'

Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor is excited to begin another chapter of love saga "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" on the small screen, but says she will always cherish the contribution of the team behind the first part."As I indulge in nostalgia and start...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Radhika Apte doesn't fret over leaked clips

Actress Radhika Apte doesn't take stress over her leaked clips, and says that gives her a chance to do anything.The star spoke about the leaked clips that had gone viral when she appeared on talk show "Feet Up with the Stars" presented by Voot Originals and...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Vicky Kaushal's Bollywood story

Actor Vicky Kaushal says he is grateful to all the people who helped him make his Bollywood dream come true."Once upon a time, I would say 'Sir, am I fit for the audition?' even in my sleep. Grateful to all the lovely people who have made this journey possible...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Milind Soman reason behind Rohit Roy's addiction

Actor Rohit Roy says supermodel-actor-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman is the reason behind his addiction to riding."For all of you who are wondering how I got addicted to riding, a lot of inspiration came from Milind Soman," Rohit tweeted on Saturday."I realised...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

OTT platform offers choice of convenience : Ekta Kapoor

Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor has said the new age digital entertainment platform offers a whole variety of content as per the convenience of the target audience.Ekta is successfully making her mark in the digital entertainment space using the...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Nationality: Indian, Religion: Music, God : Lata Mangeshkar

Ever since I turned 5 or maybe 6, I have believed God lives in THAT voice. Many, many years later, it hasn't changed. To hear Lata Mangeshkar sing is to have known God. To have known her personally is to have found moksha, far beyond what any acknowledged...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

It's perfectly fine to prioritise yourself : Manisha Koirala

Actress Manisha Koirala says it is okay to be a bit selfish and look after oneself."I have redefined the term 'selfish'. Looking after oneself is important and this includes both the physical and emotional aspects," Manisha wrote along with an image of herself...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Subhash Ghai's problem after working with Dilip Kumar

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he hasn't met any actor who can match up to the talent of veteran star Dilip Kumar.Ghai worked with Dilip Kumar in "Vidhaata", "Karma" and "Saudagar"."My problem is -- after working with Dilip Kumar in three films 'Vidhaata', 'Karma'...

22-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Being Bhoomi was torture : Aditi Rao Hydari

Actress Aditi Rao Hydari had a harrowing time playing a rape victim in "Bhoomi", and says it was disturbing to be part of such a movie."Being #Bhoomi was torture! One of the most disturbing experiences I've had," Aditi expressed in a Twitter post on Saturday.Omung...

21-Sep-2018 Mumbai

My wife, my hero: Maniesh Paul

Host-actor Maniesh Paul says his wife Sanyukta has been his constant support since their kindergarten days.While shooting for the 'Shaadi special' episode of "Indian Idol 10", Maniesh revealed that it was his wife who took care of the household when the couple...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Not always necessary to do issue-based films : Yami Gautam

Actress Yami Gautam, who stars in "Batti Gul Meter Chalu", says it is neither necessary nor possible for an actor to do issue-based films all the time.Yami was interacting with the media here on Wednesday at a promotional press conference of the film that releases...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

30 air passengers suffer bleeding, Prabhu orders safety audit plan

At least 30 passengers of a Jet Airways suffered ear and nose bleeding due to low cabin pressure early on Thursday during the aircraft's ascent here, following which the government ordered a safety audit plan for airlines, officials said.Jet Airways later...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Receiving Smita Patil award validates my choices : Anushka Sharma

Actress Anushka Sharma who has received the Smita Patil award for best actor, said it validates the choices that she has made so far in her career.Addressing the media here at the 34th edition of the Priyadarshini Academy Global Awards 2018 on Wednesday, Anushka...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Vishal Bhardwaj 'tempted' to compose song for reality show contestant

Filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj says he is tempted to compose a song, especially for "Indian Idol 10" contestant Salman Ali.During a "shaadi special" episode of the show, Vishal made an appearance with wife Rekha Bhardwaj.Vishal was stunned with the level of talent...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Didn't mean to hurt Sikh community : Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose film "Manmarziyaan" has reportedly upset some Sikhs, says the Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal-starrer is a story of three persons and not Sikhism. He is sorry though the intention was not to hurt the community.According...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

PIL on EVM : Bombay High Court for notices to EC, Centre, Maharashtra

In a significant development, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notices to the ElectionCommission, Maharashtra State Election Commission (M-SEC) and two public sector makers of electronic voting machines (EVM) and others in a public interest...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

My father inspires me a lot : Shahid Kapoor

Actor Shahid Kapoor says he seeks inspiration from his father Pankaj Kapur, and thinks he can never match up to the veteran actor's level."My father inspires me a lot. When I was working with him for 'Mausam', I got one of the most important lessons of my...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

'Khoobsurat' was an unforgettable experience : Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

As Shashanka Ghosh's "Khoobsurat" completed four years on Wednesday, actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja became nostalgic and called the film an "unforgettable experience".Sonam shared a short video in which she is seen living some fun moments with her co-stars...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

'Bangalore Days' deserves a Hindi remake : Siddharth Roy Kapur

Film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur thinks the 2014 Malayalam film "Bangalore Days" deserves a Hindi remake.Kapur was interacting with the media here at a special screening of Malayalam film "Ranam" along with Isha Talwar and Amey Wagh on Tuesday.Asked which...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Have learnt to put my foot down when needed : Remo after 'Race 3'

Salman Khan-starrer "Race 3" minted money at the box office, but its commercial success failed to make Remo D'Souza's creative mind happy, leaving him scarred by the criticism and trolls against the movie."Race 3" has been a learning experience for Remo."I...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Producing any film never easy : Siddharth Roy Kapur

Film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is backing an upcoming movie on the life of Indian astronaut Rakesh Sharma, says producing a film -- irrespective of its genre -- is never an easy task.Kapur was interacting with the media at a special screening of Malayalam...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Nora Fatehi to debut as singer

Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi is set to make her singing debut. She has collaborated with Morocco-based group Fnaire to re-create the official Arabic adaptation of "Dilbar"."It is a huge deal for both Morocco and India because this is the first time we will be getting...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Felt bad with audience response to 'Race 3' : Remo D'Souza

Filmmaker-choreographer Remo D'Souza, who is gearing up for his forthcoming reality show 'Dance Plus' season 4 has said that he felt bad as his last directorial 'Race 3' was not able to do desired business at the box-office.Remo was interacting with media here at the press...

18-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Indian women will relate to 'Cheater Mohan': Kanika Kapoor

Singer Kanika Kapoor says modern-day Indian women will relate to her song "Cheater Mohan"."'Cheater Mohan' is a song that I would personally love to hear as an audience on a fun night out," Kanika said in a statement.In the song, "Cheater Mohan" calls out heartbreakers...

18-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Nice to meet Manto's family : Rasika Dugal

Actress Rasika Dugal, who plays Saadat Hasan Manto's wife in the forthcoming film "Manto", is hosting the late Urdu writer's daughters in India. She says that it is nice to finally get to meet the family.Manto has three daughters, who live in Lahore. They have...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Prachi Tehlan's new pool pictures are just too hot to handle

Just when Monday was starting to get to our heads, Internet got blessed with some totally hot pictures of none other than, Prachi Tehlan. Sizzling Prachi Tehlan has raised the temperature on Instagram with her just too hot to handle latest pool pictures from...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Working towards releasing 'Manto' in Pakistan : Nandita Das

Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das says she is working towards releasing "Manto" in Pakistan soon.Das on Sunday shared the coverage of "Manto" and tweeted: "'Manto' coverage from across the border, we are working towards releasing the film in Pakistan soon!""Manto", co-produced...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Salman Khan proud to introduce Nutan's granddaughter on big screen

Superstar Salman Khan says that he is proud to introduce late actress Nutan's granddaughter and actor Mohnish Bahl's daughter Pranutan in Bollywood.Salman, who has previously launched fresh faces like Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Warina Haussain and his brother-in-law...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Heartening to see audiences loving our short film : Divya Dutta

Guneet Mongas short film, "Plus Minus", crossed over 10 million views in three days and its actress Divya Dutta is happy to see audiences loving it with a big heart.The film titled "Plus Minus" has been directed by Jyoti Kapur Das. It also stars YouTube sensation...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

I always wanted to be a Mani Ratnam heroine : Aditi Rao Hydari

Aditi Rao Hydari, who has collaborated with filmmaker Mani Ratnam for the second time, says she always wanted to be a Mani Ratnam heroine.The actress, who started her acting journey in 2006 with the film "Prajapathi", had previously worked with Ratnam in "Kaatru...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Ronit Roy honoured to be part of 'Thugs Of Hindostan'

Actor Ronit Roy will be seen featuring in the upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan". He says he is honoured to be a small part of the film."Wow! I am so honoured to be a small part of this magnum opus," Ronit tweeted on Monday morning.The film stars Amitabh Bachchan,...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Rohit Shetty to talk on understanding audience's pulse

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who has made commercially successful films like "Singham" and "Chennai Express", will be talking about understanding the pulse of the audience to make mainstream cinema at the Jagran Cinema Summit here on Friday."The Jagran Cinema Summit...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

'Iktarfa' a gift for people who love unconditionally : Palash Sen

Band Euphoria's frontman Palash Sen, who is directing a new short film titled "Iktarfa" on the digital platform, says it is a gift to people who love "unconditionally".Talking about his film, Palash said: "'Iktarfa' is a story and a song that has been with...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Kinshuk Vaidya growing hair to play Arjun

Actor Kinshuk Vaidya is growing his hair to play Arjun in the upcoming show "KarnSangini", which is set against the backdrop of the Mahabharat."KarnSangini", a fictional story, is the tale of Karn and his sangini, Uruvi."I am very excited to play the role...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Disha Patani has a 'chill buddy'

Actress Disha Patani says at times, it might get stressful to cope with the given pressure and so, she has a chill buddy."As actors, we are constantly under the spotlight. We are prone to crazy work schedules and are constantly scrutinised for our actions. It...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

I don't overthink about expectations : Ssharad Malhotra

Actor Ssharad Malhotra, who has joined the cast of the show "Musakaan", says he doesn't overthink about expectations from the audience but continues working to the "fullest of my potential".Popularity also means a lot of responsibilities. How does he cope...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Never wanted to be an actor : Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor, who is currently busy shooting for "India's Most Wanted", says that he never wanted to be an actor and instead wanted to be become a director.Arjun was on Saavn's new podcast "Take 2 with Anupama and Rajeev" along with actor Rajkummar Rao, where...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

'Pink' gave me a sense of direction : Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu says "Pink" not only gave her an audience, but also a sense of direction."Two years of 'Pink'! The movie that not just gave me an audience but a sense of direction. What a journey it has been since then! Grateful. Proud to be the 'Pink'...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Kailash Kher calls Prasoon Joshi 'best human being'

Singer-composer Kailash Kher has praised Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief and lyricist Prasoon Joshi, calling him the "best human being".He said that his association with Joshi on the Swachh Bharat anthem was a milestone.Kailash also wished Joshi on...

15-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Sunil Grover is excited to work with Salman Khan

Comedian-actor Sunil Grover says Salman Khan is an inspirational figure, and he is excited to work with the superstar in "Bharat"."I have grown up watching his films. So when the opportunity came my way, I was a little nervous about it because he is a superstar and...

15-Sep-2018 Mumbai

I always wanted to do something in music : Badshah

Rapper Badshah says he always wanted to enter the music industry, and did engineering only for his parents."I always wanted to do something in music and went for engineering only for my parents. I had performed for the first time on stage for my college festival,"...

15-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Substance of a role matters to me : Yami Gautam

Bollywood actress Yami Gautam, who is playing an advocate in the upcoming film 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu,' says she never thought about the length of her role, but the substance of it and how the film will give her an opportunity to grow as an actress.As the film...

14-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Rupee recovery, lower inflation push key equity indices higher

A recovery in the Indian rupee's value along with broadly positive global cues and a slower rise in wholesale price inflation for August pushed the Indian equity indices higher on Friday.Consequently, the S&P BSE Sensex was up by 0.99 per cent and...

14-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Kriti Sanon wraps up 'Luka Chuppi' shoot

Actress Kriti Sanon has completed shooting for her upcoming romantic comedy film "Luka Chuppi".Kriti on Friday took to Instagram and wrote: "And it's a wrap for me for 'Luka Chuppi'. A fabulous script, a new character and a bunch of lovely, super talented and...

14-Sep-2018 Mumbai

'Mitron': A predictably formulaic love story

There is nothing exceptional about the predictable love story "Mitron", yet the film charms its way into your heart, giving you a pep talk about love marriage versus arranged marriage and the pitfalls of being afraid along with the benefits of being fearless.A...

14-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Shabana Azmi wants to get rid of dependence on mobile phone

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who will turn a year older on September 18, says that she wants to get rid of her dependence on the mobile phone.She is currently in Karjat shooting for "The Moghuls", a web series for Hotstar produced by Nikkhil Advani.The Internet...

14-Sep-2018 Mumbai

India should legalise marijuana : Uday Chopra

Actor Uday Chopra says India should legalise marijuana as it can be be a huge revenue source and has medical benefits."I feel India should legalize marijuana. Firstly, It's part of our culture. Secondly, I think if legalized and taxed it can be a huge revenue...

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