Aug 26

Dev Patel’s ‘Lion’ to release in Australia

Melbourne: “Slumdog Millionaire” star Dev Patel’s film “Lion” is all set to be released in Australia in January next year. Patel is playing Saroo Brierley, an India-born Australian businessman who made headlines in 2012 after he revealed his story of tracking down his biological mother and brother in Calcutta using Google earth in his book ‘A Long Way Home.’ The

First look of Emraan Hashmi’s home production unveiled

Mumbai :The first look of actor-producer Emraan Hashmi’s maiden home production “Captain Nawab”, was unveiled on Friday. Emraan unveiled it on Twitter. In the poster, Emraan can be seen sitting while holding two guns, while its backdrop features India and Pakistan’s flags. The poster reads: “Captain Nawab. Two countries. One soldier.” “And here it is, my

Ritu Varma teams up with Nikhil for next

Chennai: Hot on the heels of the success of Telugu indie “Pellichoopulu”, actress Ritu Varma has been signed opposite Nikhil Siddhartha in director Sudheer Varma’s yet-untitled next film. “Yes, Ritu has been officially signed on. It’s the first time Ritu and Nikhil will be teaming up. The project will go on the floors later this

Dwayne Bravo to sing for Bollywood movie ‘Tum Bin 2’

West Indian cricketing sensation Dwayne Bravo has left the world no stranger of his DJ-ing ability over the past year or so. The dazzling all-rounder, who enthralled his many a fans all around the world with his catchy original “Champion” during the World T20, is now all set to make his Bollywood debut as one

Shatrughan Sinha lauds Sonakshi’s devotion to work

Mumbai: Actor Shatrughan Sinha is proud of his daughter and actress Sonakshi Sinha for the devotion she shows towards her work. Shatrughan also heaped praise on the hard work she has put in for her action avtaar in the forthcoming film “Akira”. He said even he “wasn’t like her” when he used to do action

Akriti Kakkar turns composer with ‘Batti gul’

Mumbai: Singer Akriti Kakkar, known for songs like “Tu junooniyat” and “Saturday Saturday”, has become a music producer and composer with her latest track “Batti gul”, which was released on Thursday. “It is a young fun mad crazy video where the ‘Batti Gul’ happens and a bunch of typical boys are dealing with a post

MS Dhoni-The Untold Story releases its first song “Besabriyaan”

I was nervous to walk the ramp: Sushant

Mumbai: Sushant Singh Rajput might have appeared confident on the ramp as he walked for designer Manish Malhotra, but the actor says he was tensed about his runway debut.The 30-year-old actor, alongwith actress Shraddha Kapoor, turned showstopper for Manish at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016. The “Kai Po Che!” star said he had

I went through ragging in college: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, whose next film “Akira” also touches upon the subject of ragging, says she had faced ragging herself during her college days. “Ragging is touched upon greatly in the film (‘Akira’). I feel that I did go through it in SNDT (Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University), which is an all-girls’ college

Deepika Padukone finds spot in world’s highest paid actresses list

Los Angeles: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who is set to make her Hollywood debut, has already landed a spot in a list of the world’s highest paid actresses, with earnings of $10 million. The list also features heavyweights like Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston. Deepika, daughter of India’s celebrated badminton player

Alia Bhatt to be face of Gionee

Mumbai: Actress Alia Bhatt has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Chinese smartphone maker Gionee. She is “super excited” about the association. The “Udta Punjab” actress will be the face of the brand for all the upcoming campaigns. She will also be endorsing the next line of products that the brand will launch.

Raveena Tandon ‘honoured’ to receive award from Dharmendra

Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon says she felt honoured to receive an award from veteran actor Dharmendra here. Raveena on Tuesday shared a photograph of herself along with the 80-year-old actor on Twitter. She also thanked the Trade and Entertainment Achievers Awards for conferring the honour upon her. “Honoured to receive an award tonight from Dharamji,

Work on ‘Padmavati’ sets in full swing, shoot begins in Sept

Mumbai: Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has begun work on building a set for his next magnum opus “Padmavati” at Mehboob Studios here, even as official announcement about the cast is still awaited. “The set is being made for ‘Padmavati’. The work started few days ago and it is likely to be completed in another two-three

My show not to impress anyone, but touch hearts: Mahesh Bhatt

Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says theintention of his upcoming TV show “Naamkarann” is not to impress anyone but to touch the audience’s heart. Bhatt is starting his television innings with the fiction show, which he has created. It explores the journey of 10-year-old Avni, a curious but perceptive girl who will raise pertinent questions, which

Kalki Koechlin prefers western attire

New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin, who is known for her subtle style statement, says she prefers western attire that is not over-the-top. The actress shared her fashion funda when she was in the national capital to launch fashion brand Kazo’s Autumn/Winter 2016 collection inspired from New York fashion. The range was unveiled on Tuesday at

Akshay is the most energetic person in B-town, says Ranveer

Ranveer said that Akshay is very energetic because he doesn’t smoke and drink, and gets up at 5 am The ever vibrant and enthusiastic actor Ranveer Singh feels Akshay Kumar is the most energetic person in Bollywood. “Everyone’s energy in Bollywood is amazing. When it comes to being energetic the first name that comes to

Won’t camouflage baby bump on screen: Kareena

The Actress said her pregnancy does not affect her hectic work schedule or her career Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her first child with Saif Ali Khan, says she won’t camouflage her pregnancy on screen for any role. The mom-to-be said her pregnancy does not affect her hectic work schedule or her career.

Biopic on Kishore Kumar, Burman shouldn’t be made: Naseeruddin

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah feels biopics on musical legends Kishore Kumar and RD Burman should not be made as commercial filmmakers will end up “ruining” them. The “Waiting” star says he also heard that a biopic on filmmaker Guru Dutt is underway, but feels it will be better if it is not made. When

Deepika on Forbes’ list of world’s highest paid actresses

New York: Leading Indian actress Deepika Padukone has made her debut among the world’s top 10 highest paid actresses with earnings of USD 10 million dollars in a list alongside Hollywood heavyweights Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and “Friends” star Jennifer Anniston. Padukone, 30, is the only Indian actress and the sole newcomer in Forbes’

Work on ‘Padmavati’ sets in full wing, shoot begins in Sept

Mumbai: Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has begun work on building a set for his next magnum opus “Padmavati” at Mehboob Studios here, even as official announcement about the cast is still awaited. “The set is being made for ‘Padmavati’. The work started few days ago and it is likely to be completed in another two-three