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Wanted an innocent looking guy for ‘A Flying Jatt’: Remo D’Souza

Mumbai: Choreographer-director Remo D’Souza, who is currently busy promoting his film “A Flying Jatt”, says he wanted an innocent looking guy for this film and that is why he roped in Tiger Shroff. “I always wanted Tiger for this film. I spoke to him before ‘Heropanti’ (Tiger’s debut film) and I told him that I

Shah Rukh begins filming imtiaz ali’s next in Prague

London: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has begunshooting for director Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming love story in the stunning locales of Prague. The film, reportedly titled “The Ring”, marks the first collaboration between the 50-year-old “Fan” star and Imtiaz. Shah Rukh is said to be playing a tourist guide in the movie. The actor posted on Instagram a

‘Dil Se’ clocks 18 years, SRK thanks team

Mumbai: Mouthing a dialogue from his 1998 romantic-thriller, “Dil Se”, superstar Shah Rukh Khan expressed gratitude to the movie’s cast and crew as it completed its 18 years today. Directed by Mani Ratnam, “Dil Se” was a love story set against the backdrop of insurgency in North East. “The one u love the most is

Kareena to do a special song in ‘Golmaal 4’?

Mumbai: Kareena Kapoor Khan is not starring in the fourth instalment of hit comedy franchise “Golmaal” but the actress, who was seen in its previous two parts, might do a special song in “Golmaal 4”, director Rohit Shetty has confirmed. The filmmaker says he didn’t feel it was right to approach Kareena for the lead

Portrayal of homosexuality in Indian films regressive: Batra

New Delhi: Filmmaker Shakun Batra says homosexuality has always received a caricaturish treatment in Bollywood films but he has tried to break the stereotype with “Kapoor & Sons”. Batra’s last directorial venture, starring Fawad Khan, Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt, had the Pakistani star play a homosexual character. The director says his aim was to

No Salman cameo in ‘Freaky Ali’: Arbaaz Khan

Mumbai: Actor-director Arbaaz Khan says his brother Salman Khan does not have a cameo in his next film “Freaky Ali”. There has been speculation that Salman will make a guest appearance in the movie, directed by his and Arbaaz’s brother Sohail. Dismissing the rumours, Arbaaz told IANS: “Salman doesn’t have a cameo in this film.

‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ first look out on Prabhas’s birthday

Chennai: The first look of S.S. Rajamouli’s highly anticipated “Baahubali – The Conclusion”, which is nearing completion, will be unveiled as a special treat to fans on Prabhas’s birthday on October 23. According to the film’s spokesperson, “the makers are planning to offer a double treat to the audience and unveil particular content from the sequel

Film stars congratulate Sindhu on winning Silver at Olympics

Mumbai:  Calling her the pride of the nation,Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Salman Khan and AR Rahman, among other celebrities have congratulated Indian woman shuttler PV Sindhu on winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. Bachchan in his message for Sindhu said she played her heart out and made her country proud. “#PVSindhu you played your

Performing in Prithvi Theatre is special: Richa Chadha

Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadha says it is always special to perform at the popular Prithvi Theatre, where she presented a play named “White Rabbit Red Rabbit”. “Performing in Prithvi is always special to me as I did my first performance on the Prithvi stage when I was in school. I was an extra in a

YuppTV partners with Australia’s Telstra for streaming service

Mumbai: YuppTV, an over-the-top content provider, today said it has tied up with Australian media firm Telstra to launch the YuppTV streaming service on Telstra TV. The partnership will allow South Asian audience in Australia to subscribe to YuppTV on Telstra TV and access over 250 live TV channels, TV on demand, besides being able

When Amitabh Bachchan took selfies with students!

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who visited a college to launch the latest song “Jeenay De Mujhe” from his forthcoming film “Pink”, was spotted interacting and taking selfies with students. Big B along with Shoojit Sircar, Ronnie Lahiri, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Angad Bedi launched the first song from “Pink” amongst thousands of passionate college students

Happy Bhag Jayegi’: A light-hearted, feel-good film

“Happy Bhag Jayegi” is a loosely inspired, Indian version of the Julia Roberts starrer, Hollywood film, “Runaway Bride”.But unlike in the English film, the Punjabi bride Harpreet Kaur aka Happy (Diana Penty), in this romantic comedy, elopes to marry the person she loves.After being spotted romancing with her college sweetheart Gurpreet Singh aka Guddu (Ali

‘Happy Bhag Jayegi’: A light-hearted, feel-good film (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ***1/2)

Film: “Happy Bhag Jayegi”; Director: Mudassar Aziz; Cast: Diana Penty, Momal Shaikh, Abhay Deol, Ali Fazal, Jimmy Shergill Rating: ***1/2 Writer-Director Mudassar Aziz’s “Happy Bhag Jayegi” is a loosely inspired, Indian version of the Julia Roberts starrer, Hollywood film, “Runaway Bride”. But unlike in the English film, the Punjabi bride Harpreet Kaur aka Happy (Diana

B-Town celebrates P.V. Sindhu’s Olympic win

Mumbai: Bollywood celebritites like Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Priyanka Chopra have congratulated Indian woman shuttler P.V. Sindhu on her Olympic win. Sindhu assured the country of at least a silver medal after thrashing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the women’s singles badminton semi-final at the Rio Olympics on Thursday. Here’s what the

Mahima’s role in ‘Dark Chocolate’ inspired by Indrani Mukerjea

Mumbai: Actress Mahima Chaudhry, who is all geared up for her forthcoming bilingual film “Dark Chocolate”, says that her character in the movie is inspired by Indrani Mukerjea. In August, Mumbai police had arrested Indrani, her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and her former driver Shyamwar Rai for the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora. Mahima says

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‘UnIndian’: Frothy and watchable

The title, used as an adjective, aptly describes the protagonist’s behaviour in this formulaic, romantic comedy, set in the Indian diaspora of Sydney.The narrative shuttles between portraying, “Indian culture,” how it is perceived and practised and the power of “ICN”- Indian Community Network around the globe. It is a firang – “White” boy meets desi

Bollywood Stars celebrate sibling love on Rakhi

Mumbai: On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Thursday a string of celebrities, including Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Aamir Khan and Sooraj Pancholi, wished their siblings and fans a year full of love and happiness. Amitabh, who re-tweeted an old photograph of his children Abhishek and Shweta, tweeted: “Sister and brother love … Shweta and

Arijit Singh to recreate ‘Aaj jaane ki zid na karo’ for TV show

Mumbai: Singer Arijit Singh, who started his journey in the music industry from a reality TV show, has been roped in to recreate the popular song “Aaj jaane ki zid na karo” for upcoming TV show “Naamkarann”. Arijit and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt are famous for creating magic for their musical pieces on the big screen,

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Salman to give Rs 1,01,000 cheque each to athletes

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, the goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent at this year’s Olympics in Rio, will present a cheque of Rs 1,01,000 to each of the athletes. “As a gesture of appreciation for our Olympic athletes, I will present each one with a cheque of Rs 1,01,000,” Salman, 50, tweeted. The “Sultan” star,

Shaan’s son debuts in theme song for Yash Raj Films

Mumbai: Singer Shaan’s son Shubh has marked his debut with his father in a theme song for entertainment company Yash Raj Films (YRF). The 11-year-old will be crooning to the track penned by Shaan and composed by band Superbia comprising him, Gourov Dasgupta and Roshin Balu. The video, which has been made by YRF for