Oct 17

In Bollywood films, skin show is in

  Mumbai: After the trailer of Aditya Chopra’s “Befikre”, where both Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor are shown stripping to their bare essentials and smooching ceaselesly, it is now television stars Gurmeet Choudhary and Sana Khan making a do-or-die attempt to be noticed with their flamboyant fornication in the trailer “Wajah Tum Ho”. The trailer

I can vouch ‘Bigg Boss’ not scripted, says Karan Mehra

Mumbai: Television actor Karan Mehra, who is popularly known as Naitik Singhania from the TV serial “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”, has entered the tenth season of reality show “Bigg Boss”. He says the drama in the show is not scripted. Before entering the show, Karan told IANS that earlier he too used to think that

Ileana adds hot quotient to AIFW

New Delhi: Actress Ileana DCruz made a “bold statement” at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring-Summer 2017 on Sunday in jewellery pieces designed by Abhishek Kankaria & Shrruti Tapuria. While the collection was all about accessories, the actress walked the ramp in a red tube neck gown and zircon studded statement necklace wrapped around

I am not doing ‘Circus’ with Sooraj: Athiya

New Delhi: Actress Athiya Shetty has shot down rumours that she is part of choreographer Bosco Martis’s directorial debut “Circus” alongside Sooraj Pancholi, saying she has not signed anything like that. It was also reported that Athiya, 23, will be seen sharing screen space with her actor-father Suniel Shetty in the same project. “It is

Alia enjoyed playing DJ in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

Mumbai:  Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt says she had a good experience playing a DJ in Karan Johar’s upcoming film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”. The “Udta Punjab” star will be seen in a cameo in the romantic-drama. This is the second time she has worked in Johar’s directorial project, after her debut film “Student of the

Sayyeshaa Saigal seeks advice on films from Salman Khan

Mumbai:  Debutante Sayyeshaa Saigal says she seeks career advice from superstar Salman Khan. Sayyeshaa, who is making her Bollywood debut with Ajay Devgn in “Shivaay”, reveals she met Salman at her grandfather Dilip Kumar’s birthday party few years back. “I met him (Salman) few years ago at my grandfather’s birthday and he in fact said

‘Bigg Boss’ 10 house themed as ‘modern Indian palace’

Mumbai: Popular TV reality show “Big Boss”,for its tenth season, has been themed around a ‘modern Indian palace’ with paintings and big lanterns as the highlight of its interiors. The “Bigg Boss 10” house, located in Lonavala, Maharashtra, has been designed by director Omung Kumar along with his wife Vanita. Hosted by superstar Salman Khan,

Kashyap stands by Karan Johar on ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ release

Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has come out in support of Karan Johar, whose upcoming directorial venture “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil featuring Fawad Khan”, is facing trouble after cinema owners association decided to stall the release of movies starring Pakistani artistes. Cinema Owners Exhibitors Association of India (COEAI) yesterday announced that they would not screen movies

Guild differs with cinema owners; backs release of ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

Mumbai: A body of film and TV producers hassaid films like “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” and “Raees”, which are set for release, should not be targeted after the cinema owners association announced it won’t allow the screening of the movies with Pakistani artistes . The Film & Television Producers Guild of India Ltd (Guild) said

‘Motu Patlu – King of Kings’: Mediocre fare for kids

Film: “Motu Patlu – King of Kings”; Director: Suhas D. Kadav; Voices of: Vinay Shukla and Sourav Chakraborty; Rating: ** “Motu Patlu – King of Kings” is the first 3D animated feature film based on characters from the comic and popular television series of the same name. In the film, Motu and Patlu, the two

Lipstick Under My Burkha’ typifies what’s wrong with feminist movement

Mumbai: The trailer of Alankrita Shrivastava’s film, very strategically and with thesis-like precision gives us four women from different age groups who just want to throw it — the burkha — off and breathe easy. The burkha is of course a metaphor. And one that Germaine Greer would have grabbed at greedily 30 years ago.

‘Fuddu’: Big surprise in small package

Film: “Fuddu”; Director: Sunil Subramani; Cast: Shubham, Swati Kapoor, Pradeep Gupta, Pawan Kumar Sharma, Vicky Ahuja, Paritosh Sand and Uday Tikekar; Rating: *** Set in sin city Mumbai, “Fuddu” is a sweet, simple romantic comedy that gives you an insight into the brazen lifestyle of its middle-class immigrants who cram up in match-box dwellings. Realistically

Won’t screen films with Pakistani artistes, say cinema owners

Mumbai: The Cinema Owners and Exhibitors Association of India (COEAI) on Friday announced that movies featuring Pakistani actors won’t be screened in theatres in the country. The decision comes ahead of the scheduled release of Karan Johar’s “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, which stars Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. While it was slated to hit the screens

‘Motu Patlu’: Desi animation film that kids, grown-ups can enjoy

Film: “Motu Patlu: King of Kings”; Writer-Director: Suhas D Kadav; Rating: ***1/2 It gladdens the heart to see a competent well made animation film from an Indian production house. And full marks to Ketan and Deepa Mehta and their visual effects studio for putting together a children’s animation film with a strong yet supple message

ENT-Nawazuddin(BES7) Nawazuddin gets drastic makeover in ‘Munna Michael’

Mumbai: Blingy earrings, leather jacket and high boots, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has gone all flashy for his next, Sabbir Khan’s musical “Munna Michael”. Also starring Tiger Shroff, the film will see Nawazuddin in a never-seen-before avatar. Talking about the 42-year-old “Gangs of Wasseypur” actor, Sabbir, in a statement, said “while writing Nawazudin’s character I knew

Zareen set to recreate Malaika Arora’s ‘Mahi Ve’ magic

Mumbai: Actress Zareen Khan is set to channel Malaika Arora’s stunning moves in the hit track “Mahi Ve” from 2002 film “Kaante”, in a new version of the song. The recreated version will be part of Vishal Pandya’s “Wajah Tum Ho”. “I am super excited to have been chosen for the recreated version of Malaika’s

Singh, Soni bring monochrome magic to runway

New Delhi: Popular designers Rajesh Pratap Singh and Ashish N. Soni showcased their latest monochrome collection on the second day of the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring-Summer 2017. Held at the NSIC ground in Okhla here, the show on Thursday began with Singh’s collection began with jazz music. The line featured deconstructed dhotis,

I’m open to constructive criticism: Diana Penty

New Delhi: Actress Diana Penty says she is open to constructive criticism, and would like to work on her flaws. “If somebody has constructive criticism, why not? I am open to it…Like tell me what you think, if I feel like I can work on (it) or change (it)…but there are a lot of people

Kayoze Irani directs father Boman for TV commercial

Mumbai: “Student Of the Year” famed actor Kayoze Irani went behind the camera to direct his father and actor Boman Irani for a TV advertisement. His “Student Of the Year” co-star Alia Bhatt on Friday took to Twitter to share the news as well as the link to the advertisement. Alia tweeted: “My closest friend

Ashish Soni, Rajesh Pratap spell monochromatic magic at AIFW

New Delhi: Designers Ashish N Soni and Rajesh Pratap Singh dominated the runway with their subdued color palette at the Amazon India Fashion Week. The veteran couturiers showcased their monochrome collection, predominantly in shades of black & white while, grey was also one of the key shades that featured in the collection. The show was