May 21

Don’t expect me to dance like Hrithik and Tiger: Salman Khan

Mumbai: Salman Khan will be performing aftera gap of four years at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards but the superstar says he won’t be able to dance like Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff.The IIFA awards will be held from June 23 to 26 in Madrid, Spain. “I haven’t thought about it (performance)

Women are expected to be more well behaved: Jennifer Lopez

Los Angeles: Speaking about the sexism thatshe has experienced in showbiz, actress-singer Jennifer Lopez says women are expected to be more well-behaved than men or they earn a monikar of being a diva. Lopez says there have been times when she has struggled to voice her opinion and at times she was made to feel

Rishi Kapoor thanks supporters over asset-naming tweets

Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, whose controversial tweets questioning why the Congress had named important Indian assets and government projects after its icons from the Nehru-Gandhi family sparked a nationwide debate, has thanked his supporters. On Wednesday night, Rishi, via a series of tweets, launched a scathing attack on the Congress and urged the Bharatiya

‘Sarbjit’ goes tax free in UP

Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer”Sarbjit” has been declared tax free in Uttar Pradesh, two days ahead of its release. The film, directed by Omung Kumar, is about Indian convict Sarabjit Singh, who was beaten to death in a Pakistani jail. The story will be narrated from the perspective of Sarbjit’s sister Dalbir Kaur, played by Aishwarya.

Why name every national asset after Gandhis?: tweets Rishi

Mumbai: In a series of tweets, actor Rishi Kapoor has attacked the practice of naming all the major assets of the country after the Gandhi family members during the Congress rule. The 63-year-old veteran actor, who had in the recent past, been critical of the Saffron forces on issues like intolerance, picked up the Congress

Anil lauds Sonam’s ‘breathtaking attire’ at Cannes 

Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor has lauded his daughter Sonam Kapoor’s look at the 69th Cannes Film Festival.Sonam, who is marking her sixth year of walking the red carpet at Cannes as the L’Oréal Paris ambassador, chose a custom gown in a cream hue and with a ruffled trail from designer Ralph and Russo, read a

Priyanka Chopra wraps up ‘Baywatch’ shoot

Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra has wrapped up shooting for her international debut film “Baywatch”. The actress on Sunday shared a photograph of herself on Instagram, where she is seen with her back to the camera. “And it’s a picture wrap on ‘Baywatch’… Such a beautiful epic team on an epic film,” Priyanka captioned the image,

Closing film ‘Aligarh’ gets standing ovation at New York Fest

New York: Filmmaker Hansal Mehta’scritically-acclaimed “Aligarh” was greeted with a standing ovation after it brought down the curtains on New York Indian Film Festival. “Aligarh”, starring Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao, was based on the real life incident of Dr Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was terminated from his job because of his sexual-orientation. “Standing ovation

Kate Beckinsale’s daily exercise fix

London: Actress Kate Beckinsale says she goes “a bit mad” if she doesn’t exercise. The 42-year-old, who has 17-year-old daughter Lily with former partner Michael Sheen, makes sure that she works out every day by either visiting the gym or going on a hike, reports “There isn’t really a typical day… I do have

Sleepless nights for Priyanka during ‘Baywatch’ shoot

Los Angeles: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is busy filming “Baywatch” and she says night shoots have made her “oblivion of sleep”. “Oblivion… Such an interesting word.. Oblivion of sleep.. N so much more Tonight.. #Nightshoots #Baywatch,” Priyanka posted on Twitter. The 33-year-old “Quantico” actress is playing the villain Victoria Leeds in “Baywatch” movie which also

Real man shares wife’s household work load: Sharmila Tagore

Hyderabad: Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore feels a real man is one who shares household work load with his wife, and says such a move would promote participative relationship, bringing in happiness and peace at home. “It’s in everybody’s mind that this load sharing and this household chores need to be shared, do the laundry at

Big B-starrer ‘Don’ clocks 38 years

Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan-starrer “Don” has completed 38 years of its release in Hindi cinema and the megastar feels blessed. The action film revolves around Vijay, who is recruited by police officer D’Silva to replace Don, a wanted criminal, and trace the details of his illegal activities. But things take a turn for the worse when

Assumption about my ‘Udta Punjab’ role might not be true: Alia

Mumbai: Ever since the first look of AliaBhatt as a Bihari migrant from “Udta Punjab” was released, there have been varied opinions, but the actress says people should wait for the film before forming assumptions on the basis of its trailer. Alia plays a Bihari migrant in the film, which tackles the drug menace in

Waiting to work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Shraddha Kapoor

Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor says she wants to work with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali. “There are many filmmakers with whom I want to work and I am waiting for them to offer a film. I am waiting to work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It’s my dream to work with him and I hope that happens.

New wasp species named after Brad Pitt

Bangkok: Scientists have discovered two new wasp species from India and South Africa, and named one of them after Hollywood actor Brad Pitt. The new wasp species, called Conobregma bradpitti, belongs to a large worldwide group of wasps parasitising in moth or butterfly caterpillars. These wasps lay their eggs into a host, which once parasitised

Bollywood stars express gratitude to moms on Mother’s Day

Mumbai: Remembering their moms’ selfless and unconditional love for them, B-town stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt and Preity Zinta today wished all their fans Happy Mother’s Day. Bachchan wrote on Twitter that no success in Bollywood would have been possible had it not been for his late mother. “Mother’s Day: 1 year of PIKU:

Russell Crowe confirms Dr Jekyll role in ‘The Mummy’ remake

Los Angeles: Actor Russell Crowe has confirmed that he is joining “The Mummy” remake and will take on the role of Dr Henry Jekyll. The 52-year-old Australian actor will be co-starring with Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella in the reboot, reported Collider. “Yeah, I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna play Dr Henry Jekyll, Fellow of

Victoria Beckham admits to lip-syncing during Spice Girls days

Los Angeles: Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham has revealed that her microphone was always turned off when she was performing on the stage with the other girls at Spice Girls’ past concerts. Interestingly, Beckham was said to be the most famous member of Spice Girls, reported Aceshowbiz. “They used to turn it off and just let the

I am the victim of my image: Prachi Desai

Mumbai: Actress Prachi Desai, who will be again seen in a girl next door image in her next film “Azhar”, agrees that she has been victim of her own image. The actress, who previously played the sweet girl image role in films like “Rock On!!”, “Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai”, will once again be

Biography of Shashi Kapoor released

Mumbai: A biography of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, unveiling the chapters of his personal and professional life, released on Friday. The biography titled “Shashi Kapoor – the Householder, the Star”, has been authored by film journalist Aseem Chhabra and it attempts to delve into the nature and nurture of the 78-year-old actor. Sharing the news,