Aug 31

Chris Brown arrested for threatening woman with gun

Los Angeles: Singer Chris Brown was arrested on Tuesday after a woman claimed that he threatened her with a gun, police said. “Brown is going to be transported where he will be arrested for ADW – assault with a deadly weapon,” Lt. Chris Ramirez of Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) told reporters, NBC News reported.

‘The Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ to start production in Feb

Los Angeles: Production on “The Maze Runner:The Death Cure” will be resumed in February after postponement. The production on the franchise was shut down after lead star Dylan O’Brien was seriously injured on the set in March. He was hospitalised with injuries to his face, reported Deadline. The production was supposed to start up on

I was not getting good work as actor: Sohail Khan

New Delhi:  Actor-turned-director Sohail Khansays he wants to focus more on directing and producing films as he was not happy with the kind of roles he was getting as an actor. “I was not getting good work as an actor and I don’t want to act just for the sake of it. I had a

Uttarakhand HC stays Rakesh Roshan’s arrest

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court has stayed the arrest of Bollywood producer-director Rakesh Roshan till September 19, an official said on Wednesday. A Dehradun-based writer Roop Kumar Sonkar had lodged an FIR against Roshan for copyright violation and accused him of using some parts of his novel in his movie Krish-3 which stars his actor

Irfan Khan recognised with Entertainer of Year award

New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan, known for his work in Bollywood and the west, was today honoured with the Entertainer of the Year award. The 49-year-old actor, credited with films like “Paan Singh Tomar, “The Lunchbox”, “Life of Pi”, “Piku” and “Talvar”, was presented the honour by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. “I am honoured to

Matt Bomer to star in transgender drama

Los Angeles: Actors Matt Bomer and John Carroll Lynch will be starring in the upcoming transgender drama film “Anything”, to be directed by Timothy McNeil. The film will also feature Maura Tierney, Micah Hauptman, Margot Bingham and Melora Hardin, reports variety.com. “Anything” is based on McNeil’s play of the same name. Lynch will be seen

Treat to work on dance numbers: Jacqueline

Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is currently a judge on dance reality TV show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 9”, says getting to do a dance number in films is always a treat for her. Having grooved to hit songs like “Chittiyaan kalaiyaan”, “Lat lag gayi”, “Sooraj dooba hai”, “Party on my mind”, “Pyaar ki maa

Pakistanis, Indians respect each other: Om Puri

Islamabad: Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, in Pakistan to promote his new film “Actor in Law”, on Tuesday said that people of the two countries respect each other. Addressing a gathering in Faislabad city, the actor also advocated the release of Pakistani movies in India. “Pakistani films should also be released in India,” Dunya News

Was looking for substantial role after ‘Commando’: Pooja Chopra

Mumbai: Actress and former Miss India Pooja Chopra, who will next be seen in Hindi film “Yea Toh Two Much Ho Gayaa”, says she was waiting for an interesting role to come her way since “Commando”. In the film, releasing on September 2, she is cast opposite Jimmy Sheirgill. “I had met with an accident

Rumours are baseless: Bhansali’s spokesperson on Deepika’s remuneration

Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s spokesperson says reports stating that actress Deepika Padukone has been paid around Rs 11 crore for her next film “Padmavati” are completely false.According to the reports, Deepika is the highest paid actress in Bollywood and after bagging a Hollywood project and delivering back-to-back hit films in Bollywood,

Punjabi movie “Toofan Singh” banned by Censor Board

Chandigarh: Censor Board bans  Punjabi movie” Toffan Singh” . The Star Casts are unhappy with the decision made by Censor Board. They said that ,every State should have their own Censor Board. Adding on they said, Bombay based Censor Board have no knowledge of Punjab’s

Dhanush, Rajinikanth will team up for ‘Kabali 2’

Chennai: Actor Dhanush’s next production venture featuring superstar Rajinikanth will reportedly be a sequel to Tamil action-drama “Kabali”, according to a well-placed source. On Monday, Dhanush shared on his Twitter page that he will be collaborating with “Kabali” director Pa Ranjith and Rajinikanth on a new project. “It’s going to be ‘Kabali 2’. Dhanush has

Sonakshi fought like a man in ‘Akira’: A.R. Murugadoss

Chennai: Filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss, who describes the experience of directing Sonakshi Sinha in a full-length action role in forthcoming thriller “Akira” as different, says he made the actress fight like a man. “I’ve so far only worked with male stars in the lead, but the experience of directing a heroine (Sonakshi) in the titular role,

No point in aping Hollywood horror films: Vikram Bhatt

Mumbai: Director Vikram Bhatt feels Bollywood filmmakers would benefit more if they focus on making original content rather than copying Hollywood movies. The filmmaker admitted he failed with his 2014 directorial outing “Creature” because he tried imitating the stuff made in the West and hence, believes if an Indian director goes on aping a Hollywood

Justin Bieber accidentally reactivates Instagram account

Los Angeles: Pop star Justin Bieber says his brief return to the photo-and-video-sharing site Instagram was accidental. Two weeks after quitting the site, the Canadian singer briefly returned to it on Monday. Bieber later took to Twitter to explaining that he never meant to reactivate his Instagram account. “Still no Instagram it was an accident,”

Pollywood Actor Harish Verma’s Next film title announced

Pollywood Star Harish Verma has finally revealed the title of his next punjabi film to media. Harish revealed that he is going to act in Ajay Chidok direction for a family entertainement movie. The film is title as ‘Bittu Di Crazy Family’. Yograj Singh and Nirmal Rishi are playing the role of bittu’s parents in

I’m in a good place: Nicole Scherzinger

London: Singer Nicole Scherzinger says she is in a good place in her personal life, after moving on with Grigor Dimitrov following her split from Lewis Hamilton. After a tumultuous seven-year relationship with Hamilton, 31, the 38-year-old singer has found love in tennis ace Grigor Dimitrov and says that she is happier than ever, reported

Rousseff defends record at impeachment trial

Brazil: Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff has defended her record during her impeachment trial in the Senate. Rousseff on Monday said her conscience was “absolutely clean” and that she had not committed any crime, BBC reported. She is accused of illegally manipulating the budget to hide a growing deficit, BBC reported on Monday. Testifying in

Idris Elba wraps up ‘The Dark Tower’

Los Angeles: Actor Idris Elba, who will be seen as Roland Deschain in “The Dark Tower”, has finished shooting for the fantasy film. Elba took to Twitter to share that he has finished his part in the film, which is now in post-production stage, reports aceshowbiz.com. “I’m done filming. Spoke to the director the other

Failure more special than success: Emraan Hashmi

Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi has had a string of box office flops lately, but the actor says he values failures much more than the hits because they have made him grow in his career.The 37-year-old actor said he takes responsibility of all his films that didn’t work, but they haven’t negatively affected him.”There have been films