Sep 20

Abhishek Jawkar’s next tentatively titled ‘Not A Prostitute’

Mumbai: Director Abhishek Jawkar, who has made his directorial debut with a murder mystery “Missing On A Weekend”, says his next film is tentatively titled “Not A Prostitute.” Abhishek says the film is based on the escort industry. “‘Not A Prostitute’ is based on escort industry. It further tell the story of a girl who

Jenna Dewan-Tatum guest-starring on ‘No Tomorrow’

Los Angeles: Actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum is guest-starring on network CW’s new romantic-comedy “No Tomorrow”. The story revolves around the blossoming relationship between Evie (Tori Anderson), a buttoned-up quality control assessor, and Xavier (Joshua Sasse), a charming (and hot) hipster who encourages her to seize the day—because he believes the world is ending in a little

Want my film characters to live for many, many years: Deepika Padukone

New Delhi: Deepika Padukone, who will soon make her Hollywood debut with “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” and is also one of the highest-paid actresses in the world according to Forbes magazine, says that she tries to be part of scripts that would hopefully live on for many years. Deepika, who stole hearts with her

‘Game of Thrones’ won’t get prequel spin-off

Los Angeles: Fantasy drama TV series “Game of Thrones” won’t be getting a prequel series, it’s executive producer has said. With only two seasons left for the hit TV series, fans have been asking whether or not there would be any chance of spin-off set in the past. Executive producer of the show, David Benioff, has

Punjab Arts Council appoints Satinder Satti as Chairperson

Chandigarh: A popular TV anchor, actress, poet, dancer, and singer- Satinder Satti has been appointed as Chairperson of Punjab Arts Council on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Engineer Surinder Singh Virdi has been appointed as Vice-Chairman of Punjab Arts

‘Go Goa Gone’ sequel may happen next year: Vir Das

Mumbai: Actor Vir Das says a sequel to his zombie comedy film “Go Goa Gone” might happen next year. “Go Goa Gone” was a 2013 zombie thriller featuring Saif Ali Khan along with Kunal Khemu, Das and Puja Gupta. Post the success of the film, there were talks about a sequel with aliens as the

Denzel Washington tortured me: Antoine Fuqua

Singapore: Director Antoine Fuqua says getting Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington onboard for “The Magnificent Seven” was not easy. The director added that Denzel tortured him on purpose. When asked about how easy was it to convince Denzel to do the film, Fuqua said: “It wasn’t that easy. He tortured me for a while.” “The

Not planned to act in films: Tulsi Kumar

New Delhi: Singer Tulsi Kumar, who has sung a string of popular numbers like “Mere humsafar” and “Soch na sake”, says she hasn’t planned to try her hands into acting in films. “Nowadays a lot of actors are trying their hands in the singing field and yes singers too have ventured into acting, as far

Rishi Kapoor lauds Amitabh Bachchan for ‘Pink’

Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has praised megastar Amitabh Bachchan by calling him “the best” for his effortless portrayal of a lawyer in the film “Pink”. “‘Pink’…That is why he is Amitabh Bachchan…the best,” Rishi, who has shared screen space with Big B in films like “Naseeb” and “Amar Akbar Anthony”, tweeted. Also starring Taapsee Pannu,

Drake recording new songs

Los Angeles: Singer-rapper Drake is recording six or seven new songs. The ‘Hotline Bling’ hitmaker updated his fans about his new music during ‘Summer Sixteen Tour,’ reported Aceshowbiz. “I’ve been on this tour. I’m recording new music. I’m about six, maybe seven new songs in, maybe, you know what I’m saying. Just getting warmed up.

Sophie Turner not prepared for ‘Game of Thrones’ to end

Los Angeles: Actress Sophie Turner says she has no idea what she will do after fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” ends. Turner said she does not know what she is going to do with her life after the HBO series is over, as it has been her life for seven years, reported E! online. “I’m

Nishikant’s next with Riteish to go on floors by December

Mumbai:  Director Nishikant Kamat willstart his upcoming directorial venture “Mauli” with actor Riteish Deshmukh in the lead, by December this year. The Marathi film has been produced by the “Banjo” actor who previously collaborated with Nishikant in “Lai Bhaari”. When asked if he is doing the film, Nishikant told PTI, “Yes, that is true. It

Kareena not playing pregnant woman in ‘Veere Di Wedding’

Mumbai, Sep 20 (PTI) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan hasrubbished reports that she would enact a pregnant woman in her forthcoming film “Veere Di Wedding”. “No (not playing pregnant woman). I am not having six pack abs, but I will have three pack abs,” Kareena told PTI. The 35-year-old actress liked the idea of “Veere Di

Babbu Mann’s ‘Jogiya’ teaser is out

Punjabi singer-songwriter, actor and film producer – Babbu Mann is back in action with his new song “Jogiya”. The song is yet to be released, but its’s teaser is out. Though the teaser doesn’t reveal much, but it looks like a promising thriller.

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I’m bad and evil in ‘Baywatch’: Priyanka Chopra

Los Angeles: Actress Priyanka Chopra says her character in her Hollywood feature film debut “Baywatch” is evil and mean. The 34-years-old “Quantico” star, who is playing the role of antagonist Victoria Leeds in the movie adaptation of popular TV series of 90s, said people will hate her in the film, reported ET online. The movie

Women getting more importance in films and society: Bachchan

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says women are getting more importance in society and that is reflected in the contemporary cinema as well. The veteran actor said a few decades ago, on-screen heroes fought for heroines but today things have just got better in terms of the latter’s portrayal and roles. “I think during 1970s, the

Sunny Leone to make fiction debut on TV

Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone, who is doing well for herself in Bollywood and has featured in reality TV shows like “Bigg Boss” and “Splitsvilla”, will soon make her debut on the small screen with the popular show “Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai”. Sunny, who started shooting for the show on Monday, will be seen playing

Shoojit wants ‘Pink’ to be made tax free

Mumbai: Filmmaker Shoojt Sircar wants his latest production “Pink” to be made tax free. “We have requested the Delhi government and the main (centre) government to make it tax free. We are talking. Some of the ministries came and saw the film and they have liked it. There will be a special screening for the

Small screen reaches out to more people: John Abraham

New Delhi: Actor John Abraham considers the small screen a platform which gives wider reach to films than the big screen itself. “I think the small screen reaches out to far more people than the big screen does. I have noticed there are certain films, like ‘Force’ … It became a far bigger film when

‘The Shallows’ not a great survival drama Like ‘127 Hours’

Film: “The Shallows”; Director: Jaume Collette-Serra; Cast: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada; Rating: ***1/2 The raves that you’ve been reading for this small summer hit are not all well-earned. True to its title, “The Shallows” makes a fairly shallow lunge at thrills. It lacks the profound tragic resonances of other survival dramas such as Danny Boyle’s