Sep 11

All Bollywood films don’t depict women in good light: Richa Chadha

Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadha feels that all films in Bollywood don’t always portray women in a good light. “All Bollywood films don’t depict women in good light but to counter that, enough good films are also being made in Bollywood. There are many sensible people in the film industry who will not allow violence against

Mandira Bedi to don khaki in her comeback Tamil film

Chennai: Last seen in 2004 Tamil romantic-thriller “Manmadhan”, actress Mandira Bedi has been roped in to play a police officer in the upcoming Tamil actioner “Adangathey”, said a source. “Mandira was approached and signed on because this character is of a north Indian. She plays a cop, and the director couldn’t think of anyone else

Sad we’re still talking about male-female equality: Taapsee

Mumbai: At a time when women are breaking sterotypes and making their mark across the globe, actress Taapsee Pannu feels it is “tragic” that the issue of male-female equality is still being deliberated upon. “It (discussing male-female equality) is extremely sad, it is tragic. It is one of the tragedies of today’s world that we

Sonu Nigam to return as ‘Indian Idol’ judge

Mumbai: Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam is making a comeback as one of the judges on singing reality show “Indian Idol” after a gap of 10 years. 43-year-old Sonu, who judged the Sony TV show for season one and two, is returning for its upcoming seventh instalment. “For the family…. Here’s #maukekidastak … Congrats.. We

Digital space will wipe out small, medium budget films: Vikram

Mumbai: Bollywood filmmaker Vikram Bhatt feels the digital space has become so huge that it will “wipe out” medium and small budget movies in near future. The “Raaz Reboot” helmer says the people, who believe the digital space is just a phase which will eventually fade away, are wrong. “I feel digital is here to

Ranbir was willing to experiment, but we failed him: Anurag

Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says he feels sad and responsible for the falling graph of Ranbir Kapoor, who was once at the top of the game in Bollywood. Anurag’s brother Abhinav Kashyap’s “Besharam” in 2013 put a break on Ranbir’s winning streak, who until then was riding high on success with hits like “Wake Up

I was called ‘too fat’ to be a model: Sunny Leone

Mumbai: She has become the first Bollywood actress to walk the ramp at New York Fashion Week, but Sunny Leone reveals in the initial stage of her career, she was called “too fat” to be a model. Leone walked the ramp at the coveted fashion week on September 8 and looked resplendent as the showstopper

‘Indian culture is hypocrite when it comes to women’

India is one of those few countries in the world where violence against women starts in the womb, before the girl is even born.” Actress Richa Chadha feels for acountry, which worships several goddesses, it is hypocritical that the nation has double standards when it comes to how the it treats women. Richa says the

Anushka reveals working title of upcoming film with SRK

Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma has confirmed the working title of her upcoming project with superstar Shah Rukh Khan is “The Ring”. The 28-year-old actress, who is currently in Amsterdam for its shooting, took to Instagram to share the title of the film, which is directed by Imtiaz Ali. “With the team. The crew moves to

Prabhudheva’s next with Abhishek out-and-out commercial film

Mumbai: Filmmaker Prabhudheva chose not to divulge details about his next directorial, starring actor Abhishek Bachchan, but said the film will be an out and commercial project. There were reports that Abhishek will team up with Prabhudheva for a solo hero project which will have him play a “slightly eccentric man”. When asked if he

Stage set for ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ musical: Director gives sneak peek 

New Delhi: The classic love story of Mughal Prince Salim and Anarkali, a court dancer, will be presented on the stage in Mumbai next month and later in the national capital. And filmmaker-stage director Feroz Abbas Khan, who is bringing the stage version of K. Asifs magnum opus “Mughal-e-Azam”, couldn’t be more excited to present

I had best team any first time director could ask for: Nitya

New Delhi : Having worked in the industry fora decade, Nitya Mehra felt it was the right time to make her directorial debut with “Baar Baar Dekho”. Nitya, who has previously assisted popular directors like Ang Lee, Farhan Akhtar and Mira Nair, says she had the best team any first time director could ask for.

Coldplay to headline first Global Citizen Festival in India

New Delhi:British rock band Coldplay has been confirmed to headline the debut edition of the Global Citizen Festival on November 19 in Mumbai. The organisers have refuted reports that tickets for the fest have been set at astronomical prices. “We’re so excited to be announcing that on World Toilet Day — November 19th — we’re

Being in creative profession a challenge: Shruti Haasan 

New Delhi: She sings and acts in films in multiple languages like Hindi and Tamil. Actress-singer Shruti Haasan says that being in the creative field itself is a challenge and that she thoroughly enjoys it. “Being in the creative profession itself is a challenge. I work not only for myself but also enjoy when the

‘Love stories are not my comfort zone’

The 31-year-old star, whose film Baar Baar Dekho released on Friday, says for him it is more about the story than how easily he can play his part e may have gained popularity with his lover boy image but actor Sidharth Malhotra does not believe that love stories are his comfort zone. The 31-year-old star,

‘Baar Baar Dekho’: Gorgeous looking film with a heart

Film: “Baar Baar Dekho”; Director: Nitya Mehra; Cast: Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra; Rating: **** What if we get the chance to rectify all the big mistakes of our life? And what if a magical wand takes us into the future to personally witness all those critical twists and turns on the road journey of

Anil Kapoor proud of Priyanka Chopra’s international success

Mumbai: Anil Kapoor is proud of international success of Priyanka Chopra and the actor says he is happy with the way the actress is working on her career. Priyanka has been creating waves on the international scene since her American TV debut “Quantico”. Heaping praise on his 34-year-old “Dil Dhadakne Do” co-star, Anil told reporters

Anil Kapoor proud of Priyanka Chopra’s international success

Mumbai: Anil Kapoor is proud of internationalsuccess of Priyanka Chopra and the actor says he is happy with the way the actress is working on her career. Priyanka has been creating waves on the international scene since her American TV debut “Quantico”. Heaping praise on his 34-year-old “Dil Dhadakne Do” co-star, Anil told reporters here, “Whatever

Asha Bhosle feels Priyanka perfect to play her role in biopic

Mumbai:  Legendary singer Asha Bhosle saysactress Priyanka Chopra will be perfect to play her role if a biopic is made on her life. When asked who does she think will be best to bring her life on big screen Asha told reporters, “Priyanka Chopra. Because she is also a singer. So she can understand a

Respect sensibility of adults: Ekta Kapoor on censorship

Kolkata: Filmmaker Ekta Kapoor feels the sensibility of adult viewers should be respected and they should be allowed to watch what they want outside the house. “The reason TV is a one-size fits all because we value and honour that we are entering people’s houses. The sensibility of an adult should be given the understanding