Aug 27

Actresses should not shy away from taking risk: Manisha

Mumbai: Manisha Koirala has made some toughchoices in her career and she feels actresses should not be afraid of taking risks. The 46-year-old actress, who chose films like “1942:A Love Story” and “Agni Sakshi” in the early years of her career, said she wanted to make a mark as a serious actor. “Actresses should not just

Kareena to begin preparing for ‘Veere Di Wedding’ next month

Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan willbegin preparations for her forthcoming film “Veere Di Wedding” next month. The 35-year-old actress and her actor husband Saif Ali Khan are expecting their first child in December. The “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” star will attend a workshop with co-stars Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar before the film goes on floors, while she

Shahid Kapoor welcomes baby girl

Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor has welcomed ababy girl with wife Mira Rajput. The 35-year-old star shared his excitement on Twitter and thanked fans for their blessings. The baby was born yesterday. “She has arrived and words fall short to express our happiness. Thank you for all your wishes,” he wrote. Many Bollywood celebrities congratulated the

Director Vikram Kumar to marry on September 4

Chennai:  Vikram Kumar, most popular for helming R. Madhavan-starrer “13 B” and Suriya’s science-fiction thriller “24”, will reportedly tie the knot with Srinidhi here on September 4. “The wedding invitations have been printed and distributed to close friends and family. The wedding is scheduled to take place on September 4 in hotel Hilton in Chennai,

SRK, Akshay among highest paid actors, ‘The Rock’ tops list

Bollywood stars Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are among the world’s highest paid actors of 2016, raking as many dollars as Hollywood heavyweights Robert Downey Jr and Brad Pitt, according to a Forbes list topped by wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson. Shahrukh, whose repertoire contains films from Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge to Chak

Want no cookie cutter beauty queen: Lara Dutta

Mumbai: Former Miss Universe Lara Dutta, who is going to mentor finalists who will compete with one another to represent the country at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant, says she’s on the lookout for a candidate with not just a personal style statement, but also someone who is distinct from “cookie cutter beauty queens”. “I

Jacqueline Fernandez to walk for Rajesh Pratap Singh

Mumba: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez will turn showstopper for designer Rajesh Pratap Singh’s Winter/ Festive collection. The designer will be showcasing his latest collection celebrating Punjabi suit at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/ Festive 2016. The silhouettes are crafted with paper, silk, linen & cotton woven in-house to impart a washed organic feel. The collection

Quality of TV reality shows fading away: Jaspinder Narula

Mumbai: Bollywood playback singer Jaspinder Narula is not impressed with the reality show culture prevalent in India at the moment, and says it has gone over the top. She added that she prefers to maintain her distance from such shows as she “doesn’t want to encourage the children for the wrong path”. Jaspinder told IANS:

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,