Sep 07

Last two years were difficult, but not professionally: Katrina

New Delhi: Her last few films did not do wellat the box office, but actress Katrina Kaif says that the last two years in her life were difficult but not for professional reasons. Katrina was in a long-term relationship with actor Ranbir Kapoor, but the duo broke up earlier this year. Without elaborating on the

Radhika Apte celebrates birthday with work

Mumbai: Actress Radhika Apte is celebrating her 31st birthday on Wednesday dubbing for her upcoming film “Bombairiya” and rehearsing for a performance. Radhika said in a statement: “This year I’m pretty much celebrating my birthday with work which is great too. I have to dub for my film and also rehearse for one of my

Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan to star in ‘Thugs of Hindostan’

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and AamirKhan are all set to come together for Yash Raj Films’ “Thugs of Hindostan”. Bachchan, 73, and Aamir will share the screen space for the first time in the movie, to be directed by “Dhoom 3” helmer Vijay Krishna Acharya (Victor). The 51-year-old actor said he is excited to work

Still don’t think I completely fit in Bollywood: Sunny Leone

New Delhi: She ventured into Bollywood in 2012 with the erotic “Jism 2” thriller and has been on a roll since then. Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone says she felt like an outsider when she initially ventured into the Hindi film industry and still feels she doesn’t fit in. Asked if she ever felt like an

‘Pink’ easy to promote because of Big B: Producer

Mumbai: Rashmi Sharma, who is making her debut in Bollywood as a producer with Amitabh Bachchan starrer “Pink”, says it is easier to promote a film which has a star in it. Sharma is geared up to release two of her films — “Pink” and “Days of Tafree”. While “Pink” has known faces, including Taapsee

Working in ‘Mama’s Boys’ was an absolute fun, says Aditi Rao Hydari

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari says playing Draupadi in Akshat Vermas short film “Mamas Boys”, a modern take on Mahabharata, was a great fun. “We all have read Mahabharata. When I read the script, it was like a spicy spin on the story and portrayed Draupadi in a very funky way. Normally we see

Bollywood is going through a tough time: Farah Khan

Mumbai: Filmmaker Farah Khan, who is known for making several big budget films, says Bollywood is going through a tough time. “Bollywood is going through a really tough time. The kind of taxes that are put on a Bollywood movie is crazy. Hollywood movies come here but their taxation is half of ours. They are

Tagore’s poem ‘Hatath Dekha’ being turned into film

Kolkata: Nobel laureate RabindranathTagore’s immortal poem “Hatath Dekha” will soon be made into a film under an Indo-Bangladesh joint production, with a cast drawn from the two countries. The film’s director, Reshmi Mitra, said that shooting would be done extensively in Bangladesh and Birbhum district in West Bengal. “The dialogues retain the resonance of the

Bollywood judges you on your looks, says Swara Bhaskar

Mumbai : Actress Swara Bhaskar, who was last seen on-screen in the film “Nil Battey Sannata”, says that actors are judged on the basis of their looks in Bollywood. Swara on Sunday evening treated her fans and followers to a question and answer session on Twitter, where a fan asked her one lesson that the

Rishi Kapoor wants to do meaty negative roles

Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor says he wants to do negative roles, but only with substantial content. The 64-year-old star shared his views on exploring the genre on Twitter when a fan asked him when he will essay a grey character onscreen again. “Must get a meaty role which I can get my teeth into. Actor

South African director hopes to make film on Gandhi

New Delhi: South African director Meg Rickards, best known for her internationally acclaimed film “Tess”, says if she gets a chance to work in a collaboration project between India and South Africa, she would love to direct a film on Mahatma Gandhi. “I would love to see more collaborations between India and South Africa as

A new shade Sidharth Malhotra

While Sidharth Malhotra is eagerly awaiting response to Bar Bar Dekho, which he calls an ‘experimental film’; debutant director Nitya Mehra is ‘comfortably numb’ ahead of the film’s release. We wonder if the box-office numbers matter to her, and she says, “I don’t want anybody who has even put in a rupee into this film

Shilpa Shetty’s yoga session during show

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra feels yoga can eliminate stress, and hence makes it a point to perform yoga during elimination round in children’s dance reality show “Super Dancer”. According to a source close to the production house, the actress finds it difficult to eliminate children during the audition rounds. She performs yoga during

Richa Sharma releases new single ‘Jogi de naal’

Mumbai: Singer Richa Sharma has unveiled a new single titled “Jogi de naal”. “The idea was to give pure music. These days, the kind of lyrics that are played… we are all aware of so, we were thinking let’s come out with something which has purity in music,” Sharma told IANS about the Sufi Qawwali

Rohan Sippy to helm Junglee pictures’ next project

Mumbai: Filmmaker Rohan Sippy’s next directorial venture is with Junglee pictures. The production house announced the news of the yet-untitled venture on Twitter, which will feature “Commando” actor Vidyut Jammwal. “Excited to announce our next @JungleeMovie starring @VidyutJammwal, directed by @rohansippy,” they wrote. The post was tweeted along with a picture of Vidyut’s first look

Parineeti enjoys acting, performing live

New Delhi: Actress Parineeti Chopra, who is back from her Dream Team tour to the US, says she likes to perform in front of the camera as well as the audience. Asked what is tougher – performing live or on screen, Parineeti told IANS over phone from Mumbai: “Both have their own things. What you perform

‘Mubarakan’ to release on July 28, 2017

Mumbai: Filmmaker Anees Bazmee’s upcoming film “Mubarakan” is slated to the hit the screens on July 28 next year. A photograph of a wedding card, shared on the official page of the film, read: “‘Mubarakan’ an Anees Bazmee film, starring Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz and Athiya Shetty. Date: 28th July, 2017, Venue: Theatre

Don’t let others dictate your choices: Big B to grand daughters

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has penneda heartfelt letter to his grand daughters Navya and Aaradhya, telling them to be independent and strong women as they grow up. Navya, 18, is the daughter of Bachchan’s daughter Shweta, while four-year-old Aaradhya is his son Abhishek’s child. Bachchan wrote that the two girls enjoy the luxury of a

Punch lines are strong in ‘Akira’: Anurag Kashyap

Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is seen in a negative role in “Akira”, has garnered positive response for his performance and he says people are appreciating him because of his “punch lines”. “The punch lines are so strong in the film and I feel because of that people are appreciating it. I believe more than

Actor Sonu Sood gets emotional recalling father
Sonu Sood’s production titled ‘Tutak Tutak Tutiya’

Mumbai: Actor Sonu Sood’s upcoming home production, which was reportedly called “2 in 1”, is titled “Tutak Tutak Tutiya”. Sonu on Monday took to Twitter, and mentioned that the promotions of the film has started. “And the journey begins…’Tutak Tutak Tutiya’ ‘Dance Plus’ season 2 …October 7,” Sonu tweeted alongside a photograph of himself with