Sep 24

Asha Parekh’s one birthday wish

Mumbai: Veteran actress Asha Parekh, who will turn 74 in October, recently had a health scare which landed her in the hospital. She says her birthday wish is to remain healthy. “I was at home watching television when I suddenly felt an acute pain in my stomach and started vomiting,” said the yesteryears’ movie queen, who

‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ trailer creates a lot of musical misfits

Mumbai: All the questions about love and related activities that were raised by the earlier teasers become full-blown riddles in the trailer of Karan Johar’s Diwali firecracker “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”. The quadrangle created by the presence of Ranbir Kapoor(exuberant), Anushka Sharma (bubbly), Fawad Khan (intense) and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (seductive) is a killer. The

Ajay Devgn & Kajol promote Shivaay in New York

Actor Ajay Devgn is leaving no stone unturned to promote his upcoming film Shivaay, which will mark his debut as a director. Currently, he is in New York with wifey Kajol for the promotion of his action-thriller. Recently Kajol posted a picture of the couple from their NYC sojourn on Instagram, and captioned it, “A

Sushant, Dhoni meet Rajinikanth ahead of their film’s release

Chennai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni met South superstar Rajinikanth ahead of the release of their film, “M S Dhoni: The Untold Story”. Dhoni and Sushant are in Chennai to promote the biopic, which has the actor playing the limited overs skipper. Sushant, 30, shared a picture of himself with

Acer ropes in Anushka Sharma as brand ambassador

New Delhi: PC maker Acer has roped in Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma as its brand ambassador. She will feature in upcoming campaigns –- both offline and online — for the brand and will endorse Acer’s gamut of products ranging from laptops, desktops, ultrabooks and convertible laptops, Acer said in a statement. The new campaign featuring

Sanjeev Kapoor wants Aamir to play him in biopic

Mumbai: Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor wants Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan to play him in his biopic. Kapoor was asked about his biopic at the launch of the festive collection of Max Fashion. He said: “A biopic on me is in talks. However, I feel I need to work more. I still have to achieve many

Rumours with Tiger do not affect Disha Patani

Mumbai: Actress Disha Patani has laughed off rumours of dating actor Tiger Shroff, saying she is an anti-social person who does not get affected by the such talks about her personal life. The actress featured with the “Baaghi” star in a music video earlier this year. Gossip mills have been abuzz for a long time

Hope to create magic again in ‘Fukrey 2’: Varun Sharma

Mumbai: Actor Varun Sharma, who impressed many with his comic outings in “Fukrey”, hopes to create the same magic in “Fukrey 2”. “The preparation for ‘Fukrey 2’ is going on. Soon we are going to start the shooting. All of us are very excited to create the same kind of magic. Hunny, Choocha, Zafar, Lali

‘Force 2’ trailer to come with ‘M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story’

Mumbai: The trailer of actor John Abraham starrer “Force 2” will be attached to the forthcoming biopic “M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story”. “The whole nation is waiting to see the untold story of our Captain cool. ‘Force 2’ trailer getting attached to ‘M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story’ is a cool thing,” Vipul Amrutlal Shah, co-producer

‘Half Girlfriend’ has been emotionally difficult film: Arjun

New Delhi: Actor Arjun Kapoor says working on his upcoming movie “Half Girlfriend” has been an emotionally grueling but fun experience for him. The 31-year-old actor, plays the role of Madhav Jha a young boy from Bihar, in the Mohit Suri-directed film which also stars actress Shraddha Kapoor as the female lead. “It has been

Played cupid for my friends: Ridhima Pandit

Mumbai: Actress Ridhima Pandit, who is seen as robot Rajni in popular TV show “Bahu Humari Rajni_kant”, says she has helped a lot of her friends to find their love in real life. After showcasing her various avatars like “Helen”, maid of the house “Aishwarya bai”, “Pappu auto wala” and a rapper, Ridhima will next

MNS gives Pakistani artistes 48 hours to leave India

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Friday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to all Pakistani cine and tele-artistes to quit India or face consequences. MNS Chitrapat Sena chief Ameya Khopkar told the media that there was “an anti-Pakistan” wave across India after the September 18 terror attack that left 18 Indian soldiers dead in Jammu and

A R Rahman gave me an identity in music industry: Neeti Mohan

Leh: She has sung several hits since making her debut with “Ishq Wala Love” in 2012 and singer Neeti Mohan credits Oscar-winning music director A R Rahman for helping her establish a name in the industry. The 36-year-old singer feels that it was Rahman’s composition “Jiya Re” from the 2012 Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Jab Tak

Narendra Jha wants to do ‘very important’ roles

Mumbai: Actor Narendra Jha, who has played supportive roles in films like “Ghayal Once Again”, “Haider” and “Hamari Adhuri Kahani”, says he is open to essay any role, but it should be an important one in the film. “I want to do all kind of roles, but they should be very important in the film,”

Alia overwhelmed by scoring 9 mn Twitter followers

Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt has scored over 9 million followers on Twitter and says she is overwhelmed. “Thank you for the love guys! Nine million love really feels overwhelming. Hope to always entertain and spread lots and lots of love!” Alia tweeted. The 23-year-old, who is the daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt


Banjo, despite Riteish, is a dreary gig Director: Ravi Jadhav Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Nargis Fakhri, Luke Kenny, Dharmesh Yolande By Saibal Chatterjee Ravi Jadhav’s Banjo, a musical drama that centres on a band of Mumbai slum boys who whip up a storm with their voices and instruments, is a botched-up cinematic gig that no amount

Mohanlal readies to launch son in a big way

Thiruvananthapuram: Reigning superstar Mohanlal, who has been holding on to the tag of superstar along with his arch onscreen rival Mammootty for the past nearly three decades, now wishes to do what the latter did to launch his son Dulquer Salmaan into films. According to multiple sources, Lal, as he is popularly known, is busy

Male dominance is everywhere: Vijay Varma, the bad guy in ‘Pink’

Mumbai: For those wondering who is that scummy creature in Aniruddh Roychoudhuri’s “Pink”, the answer is he is Vijay Varma, whose chilling portrayal of misogyny and male brutality is bound to give women nightmares for many weeks and months. Other women may find the actor’s obnoxious attitude attractive. “I’m yet to meet the junta. I’ve

Ayushmann says he hasn’t opted out of ‘Manmarziyan’

Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has deniedreports of walking out of Anand L Rai’s “Manmarziyan”, saying he would love to be a part of the film whenever it is made. Rumours were rife that Ayushmann had abandoned the project, also suppose to be starring Bhumi Pednekar, which seems to have hit a roadblock. “No, not at all

My life is incomplete without music: Ayushmann Khurrana

Mumbai: Ayushmann Khurranasays his life is incomplete without music, which is the essence of the film industry. “Music is the essence of film industry. When I was in school between dance and music, I chose music. In college between music and theatre, I chose theatre. For me acting and singing are parallel vectors,” Ayushmann told