Jul 12

Hema Malini’s debut Punjabi production gets release date

Veteran actress and BJP MP Hema Malini‘s first Punjabi production, “Mitti – Virasat Babbaran Di”, is set to hit the screens on August 23.The film, directed by Hriday Shetty, tells the story of five youngsters and is set in present day Punjab against that backdrop of terrorism and drug menace. The movie also draws inspiration

Cops visit Sonakshi over alleged fraud case

Sonakshi alleged fraud case complaint that a Delhi-based event organiser had filed against the actress last year. The complaint had come after Sonakshi failed to turn up for a performance she had been signed up for. Reportedly, she had received Rs 32 lakh as booking amount for the show.Sonakshi, however was not at home when

Super 30’s Anand Kumar suffering from brain tumour

Patna-based educationist and founder of the ‘Super 30’ programme Anand Kumar recently revealed that he is suffering from brain tumour.Kumar, whose life is the subject of the new Hrithik Roshan-starrer “Super 30”, has opened up about his battle with acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tumour. In an interview with a wire agency, Kumar said that trouble

Deepika shares glimpse of Ranveer’s rainbow birthday cake

Actress Deepika Padukone has posted a picture of the beautiful rainbow cake she treated her husband and Bollywood livewire Ranveer Singh to on his birthday on July 6. Posting a snapshot of the cake on Instagram on Monday evening, Deepika wrote: “Sometimes, you can have your cake and eat it too! Birthday boy’s birthday cake.”Recently

Rapper Honey Singh booked for lewd lyrics

Punjab Police have booked rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh and producer Bhushan Kumar over lewd lyrics in the singer’s new song, “Makhna”, an official said on Tuesday. The duo was booked, among others, under Sections 294 (punishment for obscene act or words in public) and 509 (words, gestures intended to insult woman) of the Indian

Telugu film ‘Oh! Baby’ grosses Rs 17 crore in 3 days

Actor Samantha Akkineni-starrer Telugu comedy “Oh! Baby” has grossed Rs 17 crore in its opening weekend, according to a poster released by its makers on Monday. Directed by Nandini Reddy, the film is the story of a 70-year-old woman who wakes up one day to find herself in the body of a 24-year-old. “Oh! Baby”

Crab mentality exists in small towns: Super 30’s Anand Kumar

Educationist and founder of the ‘Super 30‘ programme Anand Kumar says he faced several problems in continuing his journey to educate underprivileged children in Patna.He blames the “crab in the bucket” mentality of people in small towns for all the obstacles which came his way while educating the children. “When it comes to a big

I make you look good: Malaika Arora to Arjun Kapoor

Actress Malaika Arora says its her magic that makes actor Arjun Kapoor look good.Arjun on Thursday night shared a string of photographs on Instagram from his “surreal” vacation in New York.He captioned the images: “It’s been a surreal holiday. Thank you New York till we meet again (and we shall)… New York life, vacay vibes,

Sameera Reddy flaunts baby bump in underwater photoshoot

Far from being shy of flaunting her baby bump, actress Sameera Reddy has instead set goals for women on how to embrace their body during pregnancy. Sameera, who is expecting her second child soon, surprised netizens on Thursday with her latest underwater maternity shoot. In the photographs, she can be seen flaunting her baby bump

Love from fans makes me confident: Kangana Ranaut

National award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut, who is gearing up for her upcoming release “Judgemental Hai Kya”, says that despite having faced constant criticism from the film fraternity, she feels confident and empowered as the audience love her acting and always shower love on her.”I think the way people, I mean audience love me that empowers

Ranveer takes credit for cute Sara, Kartik’s first meet

Actors Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan made a “million memories” while shooting for their upcoming film, helmed by filmmaker Imtiaz Ali. Sara’s “Simmba” co-star Ranveer called them cute and reminded them that he was the one who helped in making the two meet for the first time.Sara posted some images taken on the sets

‘Dangal’ girl Zaira quits Bollywood over ‘damaged peace, imaan’

Zaira Wasim, the Kashmiri girl who became famous overnight after her superb debut in Aamir Khan’s Bollywood blockbuster “Dangal” on Sunday said she has decided to say goodbye to her film career as “relationship with my religion threatened”. In a detailed post on her Facebook page the 18-year-old cited religious reasons for her decision to

‘Article 15’ screening stopped in Kanpur

The screening of director Anubhav Sinha’s highly-acclaimed film, “Article 15” has been suspended in Kanpur following protests by a religious group.A group entered the Inox multiplex and Sapna Palace theatres on Friday and stopped the screening of the film. They shouted slogans against the filmmaker and also tore posters. Anticipating further trouble, the exhibitors held

‘Article 15’ should be declared tax free: Ayushmann

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says his forthcoming film “Article 15”, an investigative thriller, should be declared tax free in the country.Ayushmann was interacting with the media during the special screening of “Article 15” here on Wednesday. “Article 15” is based on Article 15 of the Indian Constitution that prohibits discrimination of Indians on grounds of religion,

Thank you for bearing with me for 27 years: SRK

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who completed 27 years of his Bollywood debut on Tuesday, expressed gratitude to his fans with a bike stunt — a la his entry scene in his maiden film “Deewana”. Khan’s “Deewana” released on June 25, 1992. To mark the “awesome” occasion, the actor shared on his Twitter page a video

Close to my real self: Bhumi on ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ role

Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has transformed herself one film after another, is excited about finally getting a chance to play a character close to her real self in “Pati Patni Aur Woh”. After starting out with “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” as an overweight but self-assured young woman, she played a progressive small town woman in

Yami’s experience as model helped her in ‘Bala’

Actress Yami Gautam says her personal experience as a model has come in handy to get the nuances right for her role in the upcoming film “Bala”.Yami, who will be seen playing a model in the film, said in a statement: “I play a popular model from a local city in Lucknow. Unlike a lot

Always knew pros, cons of stardom: Arjun Kapoor

Actor Arjun Kapoor, who will turn a year older on June 26, says he came well-prepared into the industry and always knew the pros and cons of fame.Arjun, son of producer Boney Kapoor, has grown up seeing his family members face the glitzy as well as the gloomy sides of the showbiz world. He rose

‘Want my father to be known as Tiger Shroff’s daddy’

Actor Tiger Shroff says he is proud to be “Jackie Shroff ka beta”, but wants to work so hard that his father gets known as “Tiger Shroff’s daddy”.The young actor says the challenge for him when he stepped into the industry was to build his own identity, apart from being known as a star kid.

‘Kabir Singh’: A Shahid Kapoor canvas

Film: “Kabir Singh”; Director: Sandeep Reddy Vanga; Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Arjun Bawa, Suresh Oberoi, Kamini Kaushal, Nikita Dutta, Soham Majumdar; Rating: ***1/2A Hindi remake of the popular Telugu film “Arjun Reddy”, director Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s “Kabir Singh”, is the story of an academically brilliant medical student Kabir (Shahid Kapoor) who goes on to