Mar 23

Kangana to play Jayalalithaa in biopic ‘Thalaivi’

Kangana play Jayalalithaa: Actress Kangana Ranaut, last seen on screen in “Manikarnika”, will be playing late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in the upcoming multilingual biopic “Thalaivi”, its makers have announced. On the occasion of Kangana’s birthday on Saturday, it was announced through an official statement that she has been roped in to play

‘Kesari’ collects over Rs 21 crore on opening day

Kesari box office collection:Actors Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra starrer “Kesari” has raked in over Rs 21 crore at the box office on the first day of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Friday tweeted: “‘Kesari’ roars. Sets the box office on (fire)… Emerges the biggest opener of 2019 (so far)… After limited shows

Ajay Devgn recreates his ‘Phool aur Kaante’ stunt

Ajay recreated stunt:Actor Ajay Devgn has recreated the signature stunt from his debut film “Phool Aur Kaante” in the first look of his upcoming romantic comedy “De De Pyaar De”. Ajay, who floored the audience with a stunt where he balanced on two bikes in the 1991 film, took the fans down the memory lane

Greedy for interesting role:Swastika Mukherjee

Swastika Mukherjee greedy actress:Actress Swastika Mukherjee says she will play the complex character of a single working mother of a differently abled child in the upcoming Bengali film ‘Kia and Cosmos’. Swastika, who describes herself as a ‘greedy actress‘ in search of intriguing roles, told PTI that “my status as a single mom perhaps helped

Sacrificial icon-Mother Teresa come soon

Mother Teresa biopic announced: An official biopic on Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was announced on Monday. Written and directed by Seema Upadhyay, the film will have a cast of Indian and international actors. It will be produced by Pradeep Sharma, Nitin Manmohan, Girish Johar and Prachi Manmohan. The makers met Sister Prema Mary Pierick, the

Badla is nifty nugget Of noire

Badla review: Film: “Badla”; Director: Sujoy Ghosh; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu, Amrita Singh; Rating: ****(4 stars) The phonetic distance between badla, the Hindi word for revenge that serves as the deliciously filmy title of this delicately drawn whodunit, and Badal, the name that the lawyer-protagonist is known by is easily bridgable. The craftily-plotted whodunit

Voice against discrimination “Article 15” by Ayushmann

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says he discussed the script of the upcoming film “Article 15”, directed by Anubhav Sinha, with actress Taapsee Pannu at the Delhi airport. Ayushmann tweeted his look from the film on Wednesday. The common link between Ayushmann and Taapsee here was Sinha, who had last helmed the actress in “Mulk”. Taapsee commented

Let’s speak to God with Hamid

Hamid release March 15: “Hamid”, a film which explores an unlikely bond between an eight-year-old boy and a CRPF trooper, was slated to release on March 1, but will now hit the screens on March 15 after the makers decided to delay its release following the Pulwama terror attack last month. Director Aijaz Khan said

Let’s celebrate Eid 2020 with new Sooryavanshi

Akshay Kumar starrer Sooryavanshi:Bollywood’s action star Akshay Kumar, who has joined Rohit Shetty’s police universe with “Sooryavanshi”, says the film which will release on Eid 2020, will be “action packed and with its “masala intact”. Akshay will star in and as “Sooryavanshi”, presented by Reliance Entertainment. “From Rohit Shetty’s police universe, get ready for the

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Archana replaces Navjot Sidhu in The Kapil Sharma Show

Archana Puran replaced Navjot Singh Sidhu onThe Kapil Sharma Show. Few days back Archana posted a selfie with Kapil Sharma and captioned it, “To celebrate old associations and new beginnings. Last week, Twitter demanded Navjot Singh Sidhu be sacked from The Kapil Sharma Show for his remark on the Pulwama attack. Archana will be paid 2 crore

Nonagenarian tribal musician gets AB Vajpayee Life Time award Agartala

Nonagenarian gets AB award: Thanga Darlong, a nonagenarian tribal musician, who plays Ro sem, a flute like tribal musical instrument made of bamboo, was conferred Atal Bihari Vajpayee Life Time Award by the Tripura government. Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev varma handed over the first AB Vajpayee Lifetime Achievement Award to Dar long on

Luka Chuppi director on Shah Rukh Khan: When you work with him, you learn decency

Luka Chuppi director: Director of “Luka Chuppi“, Laxman Utekar, has worked as director of photography in several big films and says he has learnt a lot in his journey – learning decency from Shah Rukh Khan to admiring megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s maturity. Laxman has been behind the camera for films like “102 Not Out”, “Dear

Kareena: I don’t blame, credit anyone for my success or struggle

Kareena: From being body shamed to taking the audience by surprise with her ‘size zero’ frame, from getting married at the peak of her career to walking the fashion ramp flaunting her baby bump and returning to work immediately after giving birth — actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has done it all and more. With two

Boman Irani to play Ratan Tata in ‘PM Narendra Modi’

Actor Boman Irani will be essaying role of business tycoon Ratan Tata in upcoming film “PM Narendra Modi”. Boman started has started shooting on Sunday in Ahmedabad for the film being directed by National Award-winner Omung Kumar and produced by Sandip Ssingh and Suresh Oberoi, whose son actor Vivek Anand Oberoi will be playing the

Bollywood films banned
793 films banned in 16 years

A maximum number of 153 films were banned during 2015-16, followed by 152 films in 2014-15, 119 in 2013-14 and 82 films in 2012-13 T he Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) banned a total of 793 films in 16 years, an RTI response has revealed. Nutan Thakur, a city-based activist, has been told that

Pulwama Bollywood Pakistan Ban India
Pulwama fallout: Bollywood bans Pak artistes

THE ANNOUNCEMENT COMES IN THE AFTERMATH OF TERROR ATTACK ON CRPF TROOPERS IN PULWAMA, JAMMU AND KASHMIR. ALL INDIAN CINE WORKERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES BAN ON PAK ARTISTES The All-Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) on Monday announced a ban on Pakistani artistes in the country, saying they will resort to strong action against anyone who collaborates

All Indian Cine Workers Association announces ban on Pakistani artistes
All Indian Cine Workers Association announces ban on Pakistani artistes

All Indian Cine Workers Association announces ban on Pakistani artistes. The All Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) on Monday announced a ban on Pakistani artistes in the country, saying they will resort to strong action against anyone who collaborates with talent from Pakistan.The announcement comes in the aftermath of the February 14 terror attack on

'Total Dhamaal' won't release in Pakistan
‘Total Dhamaal’ won’t release in Pakistan

Actor-producer Ajay Devgn on Monday announced that his forthcoming film “Total Dhamaal” will not release in Pakistan. The decision comes after the Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of 49 CRPF troopers last week. “In light of the current situation, the team of ‘Total Dhamaal’ has decided to not release the film in Pakistan,”

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he won’t contest the coming Lok Sabha battle and that his target was only the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. Rajinikanth said in a statement here that the water crisis was a major issue faced by the people of Tamil Nadu and he urged them to vote for a party

Pulwama explodes Indo-Pak fiscal bonds too
Entertainment and sports industry announces financial help for Pulwama terror attack martyrs

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Entertainment and sports industry announces financial help for Pulwana terror attack martyrs. As they have announced financial help to the families of martyrs as a mark of respect for soldiers who fight for them on border. Punjabi cinema superstar singer and actor, Ammy Virk is the first one in pollywood industry to