Jun 14

Enacting romantic scene is the most unromantic thing: Yami

Mumbai: Actress Yami Gautam finds portrayingan intimate scene on screen as the most unromantic thing. Yami, 27, will be seen in the upcoming film “Junooniyat”, a love story, romancing her rumoured boyfriend Pulkit Samrat. “To do a romantic scene is the most unromantic thing to do on screen. Also, we shot in adverse weather conditions

Elton John slams security guards

London: Legendary British singer-songwriter Elton John hit out at security guards who tried to stop people dancing at his concert. The 69-year-old musician was performing at the Leicestershire County Cricket Ground for 17,000 fans on June 11 when he hit out at stewards who were attempting to prevent fans from leaving their seats to dance,

Never get tired of Katappa question: Rajamouli

New Delhi: Director S S Rajamouli is happythat ‘Katappa ne Baahubali ko kyun maara?’ has become something of a pop culture quiz as he believes it shows that “Baahubali” has broken the language barrier successfully. Rajamouli says he and the makers encounters this question every day and it never tires them as it indicates the

Kim Kardashian, Beyonce pay tribute to Orlando shooting victims

Los Angeles: Hollywood celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Beyonce Knowles and Madonna took to social media to express their love and condolences for the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse gay nightclub on Sunday in Orlando, Florida. In the worst mass shooting in US’ history, at least 50 people were killed and 53 others injured

No comment till I watch it: Jimmy Sheirgill on ‘Udta Punjab’

Mumbai: Actor-producer Jimmy Sheirgill, who hails from Punjab and has a huge fan following in the state, has refrained from commenting on “Udta Punjab” controversy. The actor says he will watch the film first before sharing any views on it. When asked for his view on the importance of “Udta Punjab” for today’s youth, he

Subtlety will be in forefront of men’s fashion: Designer Nikhil Mehra

New Delhi: Nikhil Mehra — creative partner of the Shantanu & Nikhil designer duo — feels men will ditch the ostentatious stuff in the coming days and, stepping out of their comfort zone, will take the path to subtle fashion. “Menswear fashion industry has evolved over the years. Now finally, there are huge opportunities because

‘Hamilton’ rules Tony Awards with 11 wins

New York: Blockbuster hip-hop musical”Hamilton”, about America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, scored an impressive 11 trophies at the 2016 Tony Awards, including best musical. It was nominated for a record-breaking 16 awards during Sunday’s prizegiving. In addition to the top award presented to them by Barbra Streisand, the show’s star, creator and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda,

Taylor Swift takes on card designing

Los Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift has struck a collaboration with greeting cards brand Papyrus for a line created by her. According to Papyrus’ Instagram account, the handful of colourful, bejewled cards currently available in US stores is “just the beginning” of a potentially larger project, reports hollywoodreporter.com. The 26-year-old, who recently broke up with boyfriend

Rajdeep Ranawat lends glamorous twist to Abayas

New Delhi: Designer Rajdeep Ranawat conjures up a limited collection of Abayas this Ramadan, made in his signature digital prints on fabrics encrusted in genuine crystals from Swarovski with bold prints and colours. With a taste for luxury fashion, this collection will give new options to Abaya wearers, said the designer. The limited edition range

Kamal Haasan fills in for unwell Rajeev Kumar

Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is currently directing portions of upcoming trilingual film “Sabash Naidu”, is said to be filling in for the film’s director, T.K. Rajeev Kumar, who is unwell and hospitalised. “Rajeev is down with high fever. He has been hospitalised and he should back on the sets in a week. Kamal sir

Meet Bros ready to judge reality TV show

Mumbai: Music composer duo Meet Bros — Manmeet Singh and Harmeet Singh — known for their songs “Baby doll” and “Chittiyan kalaiyan”, are open to the idea of judging a reality TV show. Asked if they have got any offers to judge any reality shows, Manmeet told IANS: “Last year, we got an offer but

Ranveer Singh elated with Indian of the Year award

New Delhi: Bollywood’s livewire actor Ranveer Singh, who was felicitated with the ‘Indian of The Year – Special Achievement Award’ by CNN-NEWS18 here, says he feels “blessed” with the honour. “I feel blessed, humbled and grateful to be honoured as CNN-NEWS18’s ‘Indian of the year’ for Special Achievement. I’m elated to have my name included

Kareena dodges pregnancy rumours

Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor, who is married to actor Saif Ali Khan, dodged questions about her rumoured pregnancy. When asked if there was any truth to the rumours, Kareena, who was here to promote her forthcoming film “Udta Punjab”, said: “I am a woman. God-willing, hopefully. But right now there is nothing to say about

Mahika Sharma to help in sex workers’ rehab programme

New Delhi: Former Miss Teen Northeast Mahika Sharma, who has been a part of various charities and NGOs, has now decided to work for human rights, women and children’s health, and sex workers’ rehabilitation in India. “With success, we do earn lots of money, but we also need to understand responsibility towards the society. Society

‘A Scandall’ makers have no issues with cuts by Censor Board

Mumbai: Actor Johny Baweja says the team ofhis upcoming erotic-murder mystery “A Scandall” has no issues with the cuts suggested by Censor Board in the film. Johny, who is the cousin of actor Harman Baweja, makes his Bollywood debut along with actress Reeth Mazumdar in the bold film. “We already got an ‘A’ certificate, which

‘Sarrainodu’ clocks 50 days, mints Rs 125 crore

Chennai: Allu Arjun-starrer Telugu actioner “Sarrainodu” has successfully completed a 50-day run in theatres and has collected a whopping Rs 125 crore worldwide, including for its Malayalam version. “While the Telugu version grossed Rs 119 crore, the film’s Malayalam dubbed version collected another Rs 6 crore. The film completed its 50-day run in 115 centres

Justin Bieber involved in street brawl after NBA finals game

Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber gotinto a physical fight with another man in Cleveland after the NBA finals. The 22-year-old Canadian singer was in town to watch the Cavaliers facing off the Golden State Warriors at the Quicken Loans Arena during the game 3 of the NBA finals on Wednesday. Bieber was seen wearing

Will Smith’s Muhammad Ali biopic returns to theatres

Los Angeles: Sony Pictures will re-releasethe Muhammad Ali biopic “Ali”, which stars Will Smith as the boxing champion. The film will be screened this weekend, limited to only a few hundred theaters, nationwide. Ali garnered an best actor Oscar nomination for Smith, as well as a best supporting actor nomination for Jon Voight for his

‘Game of Thrones’ season 6 to get extended finale

Los Angeles: “Game of Thrones” is getting a super-sized season six finale. HBO has revealed the titles and running time for the final two episodes of the sixth season. The extended season 6 finale will air on June 26, reports aceshowbiz.com. The ninth episode of the ongoing sixth season, which airs for 60 minutes on

Sonakshi Sinha is an absolute rockstar: Tahir Raj Bhasin

New Delhi: Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin has heaped praised on his “Force 2” co-star Sonakshi Sinha, saying that she is an “absolute rockstar”. “I have to say that in this project, working with John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha has been an absolute blast. Sonakshi is an absolute rockstar. She has got a great taste in