Aug 13

Kangna dropped from film for demanding Rs. 11 crore,Gender pay gap in Bollywood
Kangana pays tribute to Indian armed forces

Mumbai:Actress Kangana Ranaut has paid a tribute to the Indian armed forces in a video. The anthem titled “Love your country” released on Friday online. It also focuses on social issues such as rape, female infanticide, child marriage, dowry and even apathy, read a statement. The almost three-minute long video has Kangana saluting, lip synching

I’m enjoying life as a non-smoker: Hrithik Roshan

New Delhi: A slew of actors are known for their smoking habits, but Hrithik Roshan kicked the butt a few years ago and is soaking in the joy of being a non-smoker. He says a cigarette is the worst evil manufactured and he could be a role model for those who want to quit. “I

Shah Rukh should have returned, says Shiv Sena

Mumbai:Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was detained at an American airport, should have displayed patriotic credentials and returned to India after another “insult” in the US, the Shiv Sena said here today. Observing that the “tolerant actor” goes to the US repeatedly, the Sena said if he had decided to return, it would have been

I’m playing cricket and would like to focus on it: Dhoni

Mumbai:Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni sayshe does not intend to retire soon and wants to focus on his game. The trailer launch of “M S Dhoni: The Untold Story”, held here last night after some delay, was attended by Dhoni, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who plays the titular role, director Neeraj Pandey and Vijay Singh from

Asha Bhosle shoots comeback music video with Band of Boys

Mumbai:Legendary singer Asha Bhosle has shota comeback music video with indie pop group Band of Boys. The 82-year-old singer, whose grandson Chintoo Bhosle, is part of the band, took to Twitter to share the picture from the shoot. “Just finished shooting comeback video with Band Of Boys. Look out…Excellent song,” she captioned the picture. The

Fawad Khan wants to work on his dancing skills

Melbourne:Pakistani actor Fawad Khan feelsthat he is lucky to be a part of Bollywood but wants to improve his dancing skills.”I have been very lucky for what I have been offered so far. My boundaries are limited to number of films that are offered to me and I am pretty open and receptive to material that is offered to me,” Fawad, 34,

‘Rustom’: Intriguing but not engaging

  Film: “Rustom”; Director: Tinu Suresh Desai; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Ileana D’Cruz, Arjan Bajwa, Esha Gupta, Pawan Raj Malhotra and Kumud Mishra; Rating: *** Based on a true incident that occurred in 1959 in Bombay, “Rustom” is a fictionalised crime drama that unfurls the tale of a patriotic Naval Commander Rustom Pavri, who kills his

Priyanka Chopra reveals ‘Quantico 2’ poster

Los Angeles:Actress Priyanka Chopra hasunveiled the poster of the second season of her popular TV thriller series “Quantico 2” in which she will be essaying the role of a CIA agent. The 34-year-old star, who played the role of an FBI agent, Alex Parrish, in season one, shared the first look of her show’s second

Not sought Parineeti for film with SRK : Anand L. Rai

Mumbai:Filmmaker Aanand L. Rai has rubbished rumours that he has cast actress Parineeti Chopra in his next film starring superstar Shah Rukh Khan. He says he is yet to zero in on a leading lady. When IANS contacted Rai asking him if he has finalised Parineeti for the movie, he said: “No, all these speculations

Fawad Khan was first choice for ‘Happy Bhag Jayegi’

Mumbai: The makers of Bollywood’s cross-border quirky comedy film “Happy Bhag Jayegi” were planning to cast Pakistani actor Fawad Khan in the role that has eventually been played by Abhay Deol. Asked if they were contemplating to cast Fawad, producer Krishika Lulla told IANS: “We were contemplating it, but it was a long back. Yes,

Vidya Balan praises ‘Begum Jaan’ director

Mumbai:Actress Vidya Balan has praised her “Begum Jaan” director Srijit Mukherji, thanking him for being an embodiment of “single-minded focus”. “Thank You Srijit Mukherji for this, for ‘Begum Jaan’ and for being the true embodiment of ‘single-minded Focus’,” Vidya tweeted on Wednesday night. “Begum Jaan”, a Hindi adaptation of Mukherji’s stellar Bengali offering “Rajkahini”, stars

Soha loves watching reality shows like ‘Bigg Boss’

Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan enjoys watching reality shows like “Bigg Boss” and “Roadies” as she feels they don’t follow a script. “I like watching reality shows as they are not scripted. I watch shows like ‘Roadies’, ‘Spiltsvilla’, ‘India’s Top Model’, etc. I also like watching ‘Bigg Boss’, I admire this show,” Soha told PTI. Besides

Chinese star Zhu Zhu to star with Salman Khan in ‘Tubelight’

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan’s next venture”Tubelight” will also serve as the Bollywood launch pad for Chinese actress Zhu Zhu. Directed by Kabir Khan, the film is currently been shot in Ladakh.The 32-year-old actress posted several pictures of her work trip to India on her Instagram account.”Having my first Hindi lesson,” she captioned a photo of herself taking

Remo D’Souza hopes ‘A Flying Jatt’ gets U certificate

Mumbai: Director Remo D’Souza hopes thatthe Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) will give ‘U’ certificate to his upcoming movie “A Flying Jatt”. The superhero-action film stars Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez and professional wrestler Nathan Jones in the lead roles. “I hope the film will get ‘U’ certificate as it’s a children film. I have always

Anushka starts preparing for Imtiaz Ali’s film

Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma has startedpreparations for Imtiaz Ali’s project. The 28-year-old actress, who made her debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi,” will be romancing the superstar again in the upcoming movie, which will go on floors soon. “Script -Best companions for prepping a new film. Wonderful feeling. Few days

Did a lot of homework for ‘Banjo’: Riteish

Mumbai:  Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh says understanding Banjo players was never an issue but he had to do a lot of homework for the character. The 37-year-old actor will be seen playing the instrument in his upcoming musical-drama “Banjo”. “A lot of my friends used to play banjo. Whenever there used to be Ganesh festival,

I look up to Deepika Padukone: Diana Penty

Mumbai: Actress Diana Penty is proud of her “Cocktail” co-star Deepika Padukone, who is set to make her Hollywood debut in “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage”. Talking about Deepika’s growth as an actress, Diana told IANS: “It’s been superb. It’s absolutely great and she should pat herself on the back. I am proud of

Sunny Leone to play actress in ‘Noor’

Mumbai: Sunny Leone, who will be seen in a cameo role in Sonakshi Sinha starrer “Noor”, will be portraying a Bollywood star in the upcoming film. “She will be playing a glamorous Bollywood actress in ‘Noor’,” a source told IANS. This will be the first time that the “Dabangg” actress will be sharing screen space

Salman Khan to be voice of ‘Hanuman’

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, earlier seen as Hanuman devotee in “Bajrangi Bhaijaan,” has now lent his voice for the Hindu lord, in the upcoming animated film, “Hanuman Da Damdaar”. Yusuf Shaikh, head- feature films, Percept Pictures, said the 50-year-old actor was the unanimous choice of kids to be the voice of Hanuman. “Before we decided

My struggles are getting harder: John Abraham

New Delhi: Actor John Abraham, who started out as a model before venturing into the Hindi film industry in 2003 with “Jism” and now even produces movies, says his struggles in showbiz have become harder with time as he has become tougher on himself. Every newcomer, especially those with no backing of a film family, faces