Jun 27

‘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

Will do whatever it takes to bring cancer awareness: Arjun Kapoor
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

Celebs, commoners mark International Yoga Day in Maharashtra

Lakhs of people in Maharashtra, including celebrities, students and commoners, joined the fifth International Yoga Day celebrations held across the state here on Friday. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis took part in an event guided by yoga Guru Baba Ramdev in Nanded with over 100,000 people joining in simple and rigorous yogic exercises for achieving good

Priyanka Chopra’s khaki shorts lead to troll trouble

It was a fashionable outing for Priyanka Chopra, but she became a target of trolls who took a dig at her decision to wear khaki shorts.In photographs which are viral on social media, Priyanka was spotted leaving a hotel in New York with her husband Nick Jonas. She opted for a black top along with

Anushka joins Kohli in England ahead of Afghanistan clash

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has joined her husband and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli ahead of India’s clash against Afghanistan on Saturday in the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales.The couple was spotted in London earlier this week with a Kohli fan page posting about the outing on social media. “Virat Kohli and

‘Mental…’ is sensitive towards mental illness: Ekta

Ekta Kapoor, producer of “Mental Hai Kya”, says the film’s title doesn’t intend to offend or disregard anyone’s sentiments.”Mental Hai Kya”, which features Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao, was mired in controversy over its title as a section of psychiatrists had voiced concerns. Sharing a new motion poster of the film, Ekta on Tuesday took

Wamiqa Gabbi will work with Ranveer Singh in this film!

The Pollywood film industry is making a fortune not only in Punjab but also in Bollywood. Pollywood’s leading actress Wamiqa Gabbi is very active on social media. Recently, it has been reported that after the Pollywood star Ammy Virk and Hardy Sandhu in Bollywood movie 83, now Wamiqa Gabbi is going to be a part

Jodhpur Court acquits Salman Khan in fake affidavit case

A Jodhpur court on Monday acquitted actor Salman Khan in a case related to submitting a false affidavit in court.The Rajasthan government had in 2006 submitted a plea accusing Khan of submitting a fake affidavit. CJM Rural Court Ankit Raman dismissed state government’s plea. In 1998, Khan was booked in three different cases in black

SRK pairs up with son Aryan for ‘The Lion King’

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan will be lending their voice for King Mufasa and his son Simba respectively in the Hindi version of Disney’s upcoming live-action film “The Lion King”.”‘The Lion King’ is that one movie that my entire family loves the most and it holds a very special place in our

Fatherhood makes me feel good about myself: Tusshar Kapoor

Actor Tusshar Kapoor describes fatherhood as a lifelong vision which has made him feel more complete and confident as a person. The 42-year-old actor became single parent to his son, Laksshya, through surrogacy in 2016. Ahead of Father’s Day, the actor says for him, fatherhood is all about a feeling which does not ever go

Ranveer Singh pays tribute to fan who died

Actor Ranveer Singh has paid tribute to a young fan here who passed away suddenly. Ranveer on Monday shared a photograph collage of him along with his fan on Instagram stories and wrote: “RIP lil homie”. According to Mumbai-based photographer Viral Bhayani, the fan’s name was Jatin Dulera and he was a teenager.In an Instagram

Vicky, Bhumi in KJo’s first horror flick ‘Bhoot…’

Filmmaker Karan Johar on Monday announced his first horror franchise titled “Bhoot: Part One – The Haunted Ship” which will feature actors Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar Karan shared the film’s first poster captioned: “Presenting ‘Bhoot : Part One – The Haunted Ship’! The first in the franchise, starring the supremely talented Vicky Kaushal, directed

Kovind, PM, others mourn passing away of Girish Karnad

Jnanpith winner and noted theatre personality, actor and playwright Girish Karnad passed away at his Bengaluru home on Monday at the age of 81 following age-related complications.President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and prominent names from across the spectrum mourned his demise. “Sad to hear of the passing of Girish Karnad, writer, actor

Katrina Kaif: Proving the critics wrong

In a “Zero” with Shah Rukh Khan and a “Bharat” with Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif has out shined the superstars and plots, say industry experts who feel the actress has come a long way and worked her way to be in top form. During the initial years of her career in Hindi showbiz, Katrina was

‘A Monsoon Date’: Moving homage to transgender community

Film: “A Monsoon Date”, a short film on Eros Now; Director: Tanuja Chandra; Rating: *** (3 stars)There is a date, and then are are the dates. As the unnamed girl in the pouring rain gets into the shared cab, she meets a couple whose daughter is to get married. The friendly lady thrusts date fruits