Nov 13

You will know soon: Deepika on her project with Majid Majidi

Mumbai:  Deepika Padukone’s pictures in adeglam look with acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi are breaking the internet and the actress says the details about the same will be revealed soon. Deepika went almost unrecognised in the salwar kurta sans make-up avatar, and the pictures sparked the rumours that she is collaborating with Majidi for his

Govt’s demonetisation move an utter disaster: Dadlani

Mumbai:  In the wake of Centre’s move todemonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes and subsequent problems faced by public, Bollywood music composer Vishal Dadlani has criticised the government for poorly implementing the policy. In a series of tweets, the 43-year-old musician has lashed out at the BJP led-government, saying the demonetisation plan is a

Shahid, Deepika, Kareena hail currency demonetisation

Mumbai:  Bollywood stars Shahid Kapoor,Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Taapse Pannu have welcomed the government’s move to scrap Rs 500 and 1000 notes. Shahid said it was an extremely important and bold step taken by the government. “If we have to eliminate corruption, when it is so much, it is necessary to take a

Katrina heaps praises on Shah Rukh Khan

Mumbai:  Actress Katrina Kaif is all praise for Shah Rukh Khan, with whom she recently shot for a soap advert, and says only the superstar could pull it off. “It’s a hot concept to pull up and I think only Shah Rukh Khan could it. He has that flair and he is comfortable with women.

Want to keep my children away from over exposure: Raveena

Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon says she decided to keep her children away from paparazzi as she feels they are too young to come in the limelight. Raveena married film distributor Anil Thadani in 2004 and they have two children — daughter named Rasha and son Ranbirvardhan. “My kids are small to think about films and

‘Padmavati’ is going to be extremely difficult: Deepika

Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone says she is excited for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum-opus “Padmavati”, and feels it is going to be one of the most challenging experiences of her career. Deepika plays Queen Padmavati in the film, which also stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles. “I don’t feel I have completed nine

Hrithik Roshan stays mum on demonetisation

Mumbai:  Actor Hirhik Roshan does not wantto plunge into the debate over scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, even as the biggest names in the film industry have come forward to praise the government’s decision. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar have lauded PM Narendra Modi for doing away with

Vidya Balan would love to portray Meena Kumari, Indira Gandhi

Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan says that she would love to portray late actress Meena Kumari, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and vocalist M. S. Subbulakshmi if their biopics are made. “I would love to do a biopic on Meena kumari. I was offered the film in the past immediately after ‘Dirty picture’, but its sad,

Javed Akhtar pens new Parle-G campaign
Triple talaq should be abolished: Javed Akhtar

New Delhi: Noted lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar on Saturday said that there should be an immediate ban on the practice of triple talaq but uniform civil code should be implemented only after proper discussion. When asked about his opinion on the topic that has been in the headlines, Akhtar said he has been vocal against the

A train ride to picturesque location: Sidharth’s New Zealand diaries continue

Christchurch: Actor Sidharth Malhotra is making the most of his New Zealand trip. The recent addition to his adventurous TranzAlpine train journey, where he not only enjoyed the beautiful landscapes from the farmlands of the Canterbury Plains to the mighty Southern Alps, but also took some driving tips from the driver. The 31-year-old, who is

People not watching ‘Rock On 2’ as their priorities are different: Sidhwani

Mumbai: “Rock On 2” producer Ritesh Sidhwani says it is disappointing that the film’s box office collection got affected due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetize Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes. He says after the announcement priorities of the people have changed. “Of course, it is disappointing. There was collateral damage to

We should not see demonetisation’s short term impact: Aamir Khan

Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan has supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetise Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes. He says the country’s interest comes before anything including the release of his film “Dangal”. Asked if the decision might impact “Dangal” release, Aamir said: “It is more important to agree with what is good for

Protest against 'Padmavati' shooting among Jaipur
‘Padmavati’ to release next November

  Mumbai:  Actor Ranveer Singh, known for his quirky streak, announced the release date of his upcoming film “Padmavati” in Roman style. The actor shared the release date in Roman numerals. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali film, which also stars Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor, will hit the screens on November 17 next year. Ranveer will

Shilpa Shetty discusses her new book at Sharjah book fair

Dubai:  Fans of Bollywood packed into Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF)’s Intellectual Hall to see actress Shilpa Shetty discuss her new diet and nutrition book, “The Great Indian Diet” which she formally launched for the UAE market at the event. The star was a special guest at the 35th anniversary edition of the fair, which

It’s a great time to take risks in Bollywood: Sonakshi Sinha

New Delhi: Sonakshi Sinha, who feels the lines of gender divide in Bollywood are fast fading, says this is a great time for female actors to take risks with new characters and stories. From Sonakshi — who was recently seen in an action avatar in “Akira” — to Alia Bhatt, Shraddha Kapoor, Deepika Padukone to

Shah Rukh is always open to opinions: Alia Bhatt

New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan may be one of the biggest stars in Bollywood but his “Dear Zindagi” co-star Alia Bhatt says the actor is always open to suggestions even if it comes from a junior. The 23-year-old actress says the biggest advantage of working with Shah Rukh is that he easily understands if somebody

We think India only lives in metropolitan cities: Anupam Kher

New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher says there is a wide-spread misconception that India is all about metropolitan cities. “We think India only lives in metropolitan cities. India is in smaller places, towns and villages,” Anupam told IANS over phone. The actor — who will perform his popular monologue “Kuchhh Bhi Ho Sakta Hai” at

My approach to roles changed with ‘Akira’: Sonakshi

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film “Force 2”, says her approach to roles has changed for the better when she did an action-packed drama like “Akira”. “My approach towards my roles changed with ‘Akira’. Since then I feel I have got it right and know the

‘Commando2’ to release on January 6, 2017

Mumbai: “Commando 2”, starring action star Vidyut Jammwal in lead role, will hit the theaters on January 6, 2017. Vidyut took to Twitter to announce the release date of the film, which is a sequel to 2013 movie. “#Commando2 releasing on 6th January 2017,” the 35-year-old actor tweeted. The movie stars actress Adah Sharma as

Big B wishes Hollywood star Leonardo Di Caprio on his birthday

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan gave hisbest wishes to Oscar-winning actor Leonardo Di Caprio as he turned 42 on Friday. Bachchan, 74, who marked his Hollwyood debut with Di Caprio-starrer “The Great Gatsby”, wished his co-star, “Happy Birthday” on Twitter and called him a “gentleman”. “Happy birthday Leonardo Di Caprio for the 11th… Colleague in ‘GATSBY’,