Jun 20

Open to finite TV series, says Dia Mirza

New Delhi: Actress-producer Dia Mirza, who made her TV debut with non-fiction show “Ganga – The Soul of India” this year, says it is “impossible” for her to take out time for long fiction shows, but is willing to explore the television’s fiction genre through a finite series. The actress confronted her fears with “Ganga

I’m a fan of Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan: Remo D’Souza

New Delhi: Choreographer-filmmaker Remo D’Souza, who is marking his debut in the action genre with his upcoming film “A Flying Jatt”, says he is a huge fan of martial artists Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan. “Dance and action are very close to my heart because I use to do martial arts before dance. I am

In my family, no one is fan of each other, says Anil Kapoor

Mumbai: Despite working in the film industryfor nearly four decades and winning several accolades for his performances, actor Anil Kapoor has revealed that his three children are not fan of him or his work. In Kapoor’s family, his elder daughter Sonam is a popular actress, younger daughter Rhea is a producer and son Harshvardhan is

Regina plays a ghost in ‘Nenjam Marappathillai’

Chennai: Actress Regina Cassandra plays a ghost in filmmaker Selvaraghavan’s highly anticipated Tamil romantic horror film “Nenjam Marappathillai”, which also stars actor-filmmaker S.J Suryah in the lead. “Regina’s role will shock audiences to the core. It’s a physically exhausting role and Selva has written it in such a way that people will empathise with the

Pak actor banned from hosting Ramazan show

Karachi: A Pakistani actor has been banned from hosting a popular Ramazan television show by media regulators for allegedly promoting controversial religious and sectarian views. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said it banned banned Hamza Ali Abbasi from hosting the show after receiving numerous complaints from viewers over the show’s controversial content which

Sajid-Wajid open music school to train young talent

Mumbai: Bollywood music composer duoSajid-Wajid have opened a music school ‘Taaleem Studio’ to provide specialised training to young singers and musicians. “Our initiative is aimed at mentoring budding singers, as there are some techniques and specialised knowledge that students of music won’t easily have access to. There are not adequate platforms that provide the kind

Have to match up to Rajesh Khanna’s acting in ‘Ittefaq’: Sidharth

New Delhi: Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is set to star in the remake of “Ittefaq”, says he has to “match up” to the acting abilities of the late superstar Rajesh Khanna, who starred in the 1969 film. “I am extremely excited for ‘Ittefaq’. It is a remake of the super-hit 1969 film ‘Ittefaq.’ The benchmark

Kylie Jenner to launch two ‘exclusive’ lipsticks

Los Angeles: Reality TV personality Kylie Jenner is set to launch two “exclusive” lipsticks in her Kylie Cosmetics make-up range. The reality TV personality made the announcement in a Snapchat video on Friday, reports femalefirst.co.uk. The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star donned a natural-looking aesthetic as she posed in the clip, which was captioned:

Richa Chadha joins hands with fundraising site to help trafficked girls

Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadha has joined hands with actor Kunal Kapoor’s online fundraising website Ketto to raise funds to provide shelter for rescued trafficked girls. Richa has come forth to be the voice of the campaign and help raise money for a shelter home here named Purnata, where upto 15 such girls are given various

Amy Schumer scraps gun scene from movie post Orlando shooting

Los Angeles: “Trainwreck” actress AmySchumer has decided to cut a gun violence scene from her new movie in the aftermath of deadly shooting in Orlando nightclub. According to E! News, a scene showing someone shooting a gun at people has been axed from the mother-daughter comedy which is yet to be titled. Schumer, 35, stars

Taylor Swift sends love to Orlando victims’ families

Los Angeles: Pop star Taylor Swift haspenned a touching note sending her love and sympathies to the families of those killed in the Orlando shooting massacre on Sunday. In what has become the deadliest mass shooting in American history, 49 people were killed and more than 50 others were injured after a gunman opened fire

‘Hai Apna Dil…’ release date pushed to July 15

Mumbai: Filmmaker Monjoy Mukerji’s upcoming film “Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara”, which was earlier slated to release on June 24, will now hit the screens on July 15. Confirming the date shift, Mukerji said in a statement: “Yes, we have shifted the date to July 15, and the reason being there were too many movies

Punjabi girl Sufi Gulati ready to create buzz in Bollywood

Mumbai: Ludhiana girl Sufi Gulati, who has earlier featured in Punjabi film “Munde Kamaal De”, will soon be seen in Bollywood movie “Luv Ke Funday”. She says she’s looking forward to make a mark in Hindi filmdom without running after anyone. “Luv Ke Funday”, produced by Faaiz Anwar and Prem Prakash Gupta, is directed by

Tiger Shroff not part of ‘ABCD 3’: Remo D’Souza

New Delhi: Filmmaker Remo D’Souza has deniedreports that Tiger Shroff has been roped in for the third franchise of dance drama “ABCD”. There were reports that D’souza, who has directed the first two installments of the film, was keen on getting Tiger on board. “I have not selected Tiger for ‘ABCD 3’. I have not

Riteish Deshmukh not ’embarrassed’ about any of his films

Mumbai: Riteish Deshmukh may have featured inmany adult comedies, but actor is not embarrassed about any of his work. The 37-year-old actor has acted in adult comedies like “Kya Kool Hai Hum”, “Kya Super Kool Hai Hum” and his latest “Great Grand Masti”. When asked how his son, who is one-and-a-half years old, will react

Bipasha rubbishes rumours of Salman gifting her Rs 10 cr house

Mumbai: Newly married actress Bipasha Basuhas denied reports that her good friend Salman Khan has gifted her a Rs 10 crore house as a wedding gift. The 37-year-old actress, who tied the knot with her “Alone” co-star Karan Singh Grover in April, took to Twitter to rubbish the reports. “This is the biggest hogwash that

The Beatles’ music now available for streaming in India

New Delhi: Indian fans of the Beatles have a reason to rejoice as music streaming service Saavn has now made the legendary British rock band’s timeless hits available in the country. Saavn has announced the exclusive release of the Beatles’ catalogue of 13 re-mastered British studio albums and six essential collections, making the music of

Udta Punjab
Aamir Khan eager to watch “Udta Punjab” in Punjab

He considered leakage of its CD through Censor Board a shameful thing act its true Ludhiana: “Udta Punjab is a realistic movie and people should support to get such movies on screen as a medium of free speech. As the film makers has put in a lot of time, research and money in making the

Films on sports very necessary: Randeep Hooda

New Delhi: Actor Randeep Hooda, who played a mixed martial arts (MMA) artist in “Do Lafzon Ki Kahani” and will be seen as superstar Salman Khan’s wrestling coach in “Sultan”, says films on sports are “very necessary”. “Films on sports are very necessary. It gives birth to a sporting culture, which I think, we need

Bella Hadid cried over mother’s ill health

Los Angeles: Model Bella Hadid says she used to cry about being helpless as far as her mother Yolanda Hadid’s battle with Lyme disease was concerned. Bella, 19, “proud” of her mother for the way she has coped with the condition – which both she and her brother Anwar have also been diagnosed with. She