Aug 31

Armaan, Amaal honoured to judge music show

Mumbai: Singer Armaan Malik and his brother and composer Amaal Malik feel honoured to judge a radio singing reality show titled “The Big Golden Awards”. Amaal said: “I’m very excited as it’s the first time Armaan and I are judging a show together, and people do not usually become judges at such a young age,

No issue with censor board: ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ director

Kolkata: Debutant director Nitya Mehra today said they had no issues with the censor board on a scene involving Katrina Kaif in the romantic drama film ‘Baar Baar Dekho’. “There is no scene in the film with Katrina wearing a bra so it can’t be cut. It is a clean film. It has got a

Soha excited about Saif-Kareena’s baby

Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan is quite excited and eagerly waiting for the arrival of brother Saif Ali Khan and sister-in-law Kareena Kapoor Khan’s baby. “We are happy… very happy about it (Saif and Kareena’s baby). We are very excited,” Soha told reporters here at an event. Saif had last month confirmed that the couple

Emraan hopes ‘Baadshaho’ turns out bigger than ‘Once Upon…’

Mumbai:  Actor Emraan Hashmi is hopefu lthat his forthcoming film “Baadshaho” will be a bigger hit than his earlier blockbuster “Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai”. Directed by Milan Luthria, “Baadshaho” stars Ajay Devgn and Emraan. The trio last worked together in “Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai” in 2010, which went on to become

Esha Gupta not part of ‘Swamy Ra Ra’ sequel

Mumbai: Actress Esha Gupta has shot down reports that she might be making her Telugu film debut with a sequel of “Swamy Ra Ra”. There were reports that Esha, who is basking in the praise coming her way post “Rustom”, will star in director Nikhil’s next. She was tipped to play the role of a

‘Akira’ came at the right time of my career: Sonakshi

New Delhi: Sonakshi Sinha will be seen packing punches and doing hardcore action sequences in her upcoming “Akira” and the actress says the film came at the right time in her career as she wanted to push her limits as a performer. The action-thriller is directed by A R Murugadoss, who is known for his

I was not getting good work as actor: Sohail Khan

New Delhi: Actor-turned-director Sohail Khan says he wants to focus more on directing and producing films as he was not happy with the kind of roles he was getting as an actor. “I was not getting good work as an actor and I don’t want to act just for the sake of it. I had

I was not getting good work as actor: Sohail Khan

New Delhi:  Actor-turned-director Sohail Khansays he wants to focus more on directing and producing films as he was not happy with the kind of roles he was getting as an actor. “I was not getting good work as an actor and I don’t want to act just for the sake of it. I had a

Uttarakhand HC stays Rakesh Roshan’s arrest

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court has stayed the arrest of Bollywood producer-director Rakesh Roshan till September 19, an official said on Wednesday. A Dehradun-based writer Roop Kumar Sonkar had lodged an FIR against Roshan for copyright violation and accused him of using some parts of his novel in his movie Krish-3 which stars his actor

Irfan Khan recognised with Entertainer of Year award

New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan, known for his work in Bollywood and the west, was today honoured with the Entertainer of the Year award. The 49-year-old actor, credited with films like “Paan Singh Tomar, “The Lunchbox”, “Life of Pi”, “Piku” and “Talvar”, was presented the honour by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. “I am honoured to

Treat to work on dance numbers: Jacqueline

Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is currently a judge on dance reality TV show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 9”, says getting to do a dance number in films is always a treat for her. Having grooved to hit songs like “Chittiyaan kalaiyaan”, “Lat lag gayi”, “Sooraj dooba hai”, “Party on my mind”, “Pyaar ki maa

Pakistanis, Indians respect each other: Om Puri

Islamabad: Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, in Pakistan to promote his new film “Actor in Law”, on Tuesday said that people of the two countries respect each other. Addressing a gathering in Faislabad city, the actor also advocated the release of Pakistani movies in India. “Pakistani films should also be released in India,” Dunya News

Was looking for substantial role after ‘Commando’: Pooja Chopra

Mumbai: Actress and former Miss India Pooja Chopra, who will next be seen in Hindi film “Yea Toh Two Much Ho Gayaa”, says she was waiting for an interesting role to come her way since “Commando”. In the film, releasing on September 2, she is cast opposite Jimmy Sheirgill. “I had met with an accident

Rumours are baseless: Bhansali’s spokesperson on Deepika’s remuneration

Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s spokesperson says reports stating that actress Deepika Padukone has been paid around Rs 11 crore for her next film “Padmavati” are completely false.According to the reports, Deepika is the highest paid actress in Bollywood and after bagging a Hollywood project and delivering back-to-back hit films in Bollywood,

Dhanush, Rajinikanth will team up for ‘Kabali 2’

Chennai: Actor Dhanush’s next production venture featuring superstar Rajinikanth will reportedly be a sequel to Tamil action-drama “Kabali”, according to a well-placed source. On Monday, Dhanush shared on his Twitter page that he will be collaborating with “Kabali” director Pa Ranjith and Rajinikanth on a new project. “It’s going to be ‘Kabali 2’. Dhanush has

Sonakshi fought like a man in ‘Akira’: A.R. Murugadoss

Chennai: Filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss, who describes the experience of directing Sonakshi Sinha in a full-length action role in forthcoming thriller “Akira” as different, says he made the actress fight like a man. “I’ve so far only worked with male stars in the lead, but the experience of directing a heroine (Sonakshi) in the titular role,

No point in aping Hollywood horror films: Vikram Bhatt

Mumbai: Director Vikram Bhatt feels Bollywood filmmakers would benefit more if they focus on making original content rather than copying Hollywood movies. The filmmaker admitted he failed with his 2014 directorial outing “Creature” because he tried imitating the stuff made in the West and hence, believes if an Indian director goes on aping a Hollywood

Failure more special than success: Emraan Hashmi

Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi has had a string of box office flops lately, but the actor says he values failures much more than the hits because they have made him grow in his career.The 37-year-old actor said he takes responsibility of all his films that didn’t work, but they haven’t negatively affected him.”There have been films

Partying with Will Smith left Sonakshi Sinha exhilarated

New Delhi: Actress Sonakshi Sinha says it was truly exciting to party with Hollywood icon Will Smith in Mumbai on Sunday night. Sonakshi is busy with the promotional activities of her forthcoming film “Akira”, but she took out time to attend the success bash hosted by Akshay Kumar here on Sunday. She is glad that

Lady Gaga’s song was Taapsee Pannu’s inspiration for ‘Pink’

Mumbai: Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has been receiving a rave response for the trailer of “Pink”, found motivation for her emotionally invigorating role in the forthcoming movie in a performance by international singer Lady Gaga. In “Pink”, Taapsee plays the role of a girl who fights for justice for her and her friends. So while