Oct 05

Harman Virk and Yuvika Chaudhary to be featured in ‘Lakeeran’

‘Lakeeran’ is the debut film of Harman Virk, whereas Yuvika has acted in ‘Daddy cool munde fool’ in 2013 and in 2015 she has worked in ‘Yaaran da katchup’ and ‘Yaarana’. But ‘Lakeeran’ is the first movie of Yuvika after Bigg Boss 9. Harman and Yuvika both need your love and blessings for their upcoming

I don’t support Pakistani artistes working here: Hema Malini

Mumbai:Veteran actress and politician Hema Malini says she does not support Pakistani artistes working in India. “I would like to say that I am 100 per cent with our jawans (soldiers), who are fighting and dying for our country and do not support Pakistan artistes working here. Jai Hind!” Hema tweeted on Wednesday. The 67-year-old

Rajinikanth resumes shoot for ‘2.o’

Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth, who has been out of action for nearly three months, has finally resumed shoot for Shankar’s upcoming magnum opus “2.o”, a mega-budget science-fiction thriller. Rajinikanth resumed shooting for the film earlier this week. On Wednesday, filmmaker Shankar shared a latest picture of Rajinikanth from the sets of the film on his Twitter

Resul Pookutty approaches Bachchan for his directorial debut

Mumbai: Academy Award-winning sound designerResul Pookutty is all set to turn director and has approached megastar Amitabh Bachchan for his debut project.Resul says once the dates of the “Piku” star, who has liked the script, are confirmed, the project will start. “The process is already on. I’ve locked my first script.I approached Bachchan sir. He

A.R. Rahman might compose music for Vijay’s next

Chennai: Double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman, who is busy with multiple projectsi his kitty, is most likely to be roped in as the music composer of Tamil superstar Vijay’s yet-untitled next project, a source said.”Talks have been initiated with Rahman, and it might take a week or two to get some clarity. He’s yet to

Fawad Khan, wife welcome second child

Lahore: Actor Fawad Khan and wife Sadaf have been blessed with a baby girl, their second child together. Fawad’s manager Hassan Khalid confirmed the news to the Pakistani media and said, “The actor was with his wife at the time of delivery and both mother and child are healthy.” The 34-year-old actor married Sadaf, his

Irrfan beats me as the coolest guy in the room: Tom Hanks

Singapore: Tom Hanks rejoiced in being the “coolest guy” on the sets of Hollywood film “Inferno”. But he says it lasted only until Indian actor Irrfan Khan walked in. At a select global media event organised by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Hanks said: “Here’s what I hate about Irrfan Khan… I always think I’m the coolest guy

Om Puri condemned for comment on India, Pakistan feud

Mumbai: Veteran actor Om Puri has been slammed by a section of the film fraternity for comments they say are insulting to Indian soldiers. Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit and veteran actor Anupam Kher came out against Om Puri after he told a TV channel that nobody forced soldiers to join the army and people should ask whether

Kriti Sanon set to commence shoot for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’

Mumbai: Actress Kriti Sanon, who is set to begin work on her next project “Bareilly Ki Barfi”, received an encouraging message from director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for the movie.The film also stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao.”My companion for the next 45 days! Off to Lucknow! Thanks Ashwiny for that lovely note,” Kriti wrote on

Prabhas not part of ‘Singam 3’

Chennai: The makers of Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner “Singam 3”, the third installment in the “Singam” franchise, have denied reports that “Baahubali” fame Prabhas has been roped in to play a cameo in the film. “It’s not true. Prabhas is not playing a cameo in ‘Singam 3’,” producer Gnanavel Raja told IANS. Directed by Hari, “Singam

Nawazuddin dowry dispute: Police refers matter for mediation

Muzaffarnagar: Police have referred the dowrydispute between film actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s sister-in-law and his family members to mediation for resolution of the matter.Afrin, wife of Minazuddin, brother of Nawazuddin, on September 30 had alleged that her husband, brothers-in-law Nawazuddin, Faizuddin, Majuddin and sister-in-law Saima were harassing her for dowry, while the actor has refuted the

Sonali Bendre justifies ban on Pakistani artistes

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre has backed the decision to ban Pakistani artistes from working or performing in India, saying it was need of the hour given the current strained ties between the two countries. Asked about the ban imposed on Pakistani artistes by a movie industry body, she told reporters here, “We are very proud

Arjun Rampal suffers eye injury
Owe a lot to fashion industry: Arjun Rampal

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal says his early days as a model in the fashion industry helped him carve his own niche in Bollywood. “Earlier in the fashion industry, there were a few designers coming out, trying to do their thing, (with) very few shows. Each one had a distinct style. All that helped me

Diana credits modelling career for Bollywood innings

New Delhi: Actress Diana Penty has attributed her entry into Bollywood to her modelling career. Diana began a full-time modelling career in 2005. She soon established a successful career as a model after walking the ramp for many of India’s ace designers, following which she made her acting debut in Homi Adajania’s 2012 directorial “Cocktail”.

I’ve always been good with choosing good scripts: Swara Bhaskar

Mumbai: Actress Swara Bhaskar, whose latest project is a six-episode web series “#ItsNotThatSimple”, says she has always loved her choice of films. Having starred in films like “Raanjhanaa”, “Tanu Weds Manu” and “Nil Battey Sannata”, Swara told IANS: “I think there is a mix of everything in terms of scripts. You tend to get more

Dhoni biopic scores Rs 60 crore-plus on opening weekend

Mumbai:  “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”, the biopic on India’s star skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has netted Rs 66 crore on its opening weekend at the Indian box office, the makers have said. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film features Sushant Singh Rajput in the role of Dhoni. He has been lauded for his form

Victoria Beckham feels uncomfortable on red carpet

Los Angeles: Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham hates to walk the red carpet at events as it makes her feel “exposed, vulnerable and uncomfortable”. Victoria, married to former England footballer David Beckham, says whenever she is asked to do the catwalk, she only waits for it to get over as early as possible. “I just can’t wait

‘Pink’ to get English subtitles in southern states

Chennai: Actress Taapsee Pannu’s latest release “Pink” has been widely appreciated and accepted nationwide. Following the film’s success, she along with director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury have arranged for English subtitles to be added to the film in the south. “We were getting a lot of requests from southern states that they want to see the

Bad copies of Hollywood films shouldn’t be trendsetters: Actor Adil Hussain

New Delhi: Acclaimed actor Adil Hussain, who has featured in Bollywood as well as international movies, including the Oscar-winning film “Life of Pi”, says inferior copies of Hollywood or European films shouldn’t set trends in India. He suggests that filmmakers in the country should make “truly Indian films”. Just through with the shooting of his

YRF to launch ‘Befikre’ trailer at Eiffel Tower

Paris: Production banner Yash Raj Films (YRF) will unveil the trailer of filmmaker Aditya Chopra’s upcoming movie “Befikre” at the Eiffel Tower here. The trailer for the Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor-starrer will be launched in collaboration with French authorities on October 10. Ranveer and Vaani will turn up in style for this first of