Aug 03

Censor boards in India, Pakistan very myopic: John Abraham

 New Delhi:  Actor John Abraham, whose latest release “Dishoom” could not release in Pakistan as the country’s censor board members failed to reach a unanimous decision on it, says he is neither disappointed nor surprised as he feels that the censor boards across both the countries have been “very myopic”. Asked his opinion on the

Anu Malik replaces Harbhajan Singh on TV show “Mazaak Mazaak Mein”

Mumbai: Music director Anu Malik has replaced veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh as the judge on comedy TV show “Mazaak Mazaak Mein”. Harbhajan, who welcomed his first child with wife Geeta Basra last week, has decided to extend his stay in London to remain with his family. Therefore, the makers of the show have brought

‘Chauthi Koot’ pure, honest and cinematic: Nandita Das

Mumbai: Actor-director Nandita Das has lauded “Chauthi Koot”, the first Punjabi language film which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015. She says the movie is “amazingly pure, honest and cinematic”. Nandita, who has contributed in films like “Aks”,”Provoked” and “Fire” and helmed films like “Firaaq”, took to Facebook to praise the film. “Saw

Karan was teary when SRK praised music of ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar says his eyeswelled up when actor-friend Shah Rukh Khan praised the music of “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” as the superstar’s opinion matters to him the most. “It is very kind of Shah Rukh Khan to say that. I am excited about it (film and music). Shah Rukh’s opinion matters to me

Happy to continue with ‘Jhalak’ but miss Madhuri: Karan Johar

 Filmmaker Karan Johar is elated to beback as a judge on “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” but says he is missing his actress friend Madhuri Dixit, who had joined him last season on the panel. “I hope people are not bored seeing me. I love Madhuri Dixit (one of the judges earlier) and I miss her. I

Don’t have any regrets as an actor Akshay Kumar.

Superstar Akshay Kumar says he has no regrets whatsoever as an actor who has spent over two decades in Bollywood. “I don’t have any regrets (as an actor) and I am happy that I am in this industry. I look at my journey without any regret and anybody would love to be in my shoes.

Britney Spears has never met Taylor Swift

Los Angeles: Singer Britney Spears has revealed that she has “never” met “Bad blood” hitmaker Taylor Swift. The 34-year-old star has admitted she would rather sit next to singer Katy Perry over Swift because she claims they haven’t met one another before, although her meeting with the “Rise” singer in the past was only brief,

Horan expressed displeasure over fan secretly taking his pic

Los Angeles: One Direction singer Niall Horanhas complained about privacy invasion after a fan recently snapped a photo of him sleeping during a flight from London. The singer took to Twitter to slam the woman for secretly taking a picture of him sleeping and posting it on social media despite his no-selfie request, reported Aceshowbiz.

Gul Panag, Bishwadeb Bhaumik pay ode to travelling via song

New Delhi: Actress Gul Panag and singer Bishwadeb Bhaumik aka Deb have teamed up for a new song titled “Rastafari”, which dwells upon a traveller’s love for being on the go. The music video of the song, which features on Culture Machine’s digital channel Being Indian Music, tugs at the emotions of a traveller for

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Matter of Shah’s comments on Khanna over: Akshay

Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says hewould not not like to comment on what Naseeruddin Shah said about his late father-in-law Rajesh Khanna as the veteran actor has already apologised. “It’s ok. Everything is over now, he (Naseeruddin) apologised. Let’s move on,” Akshay said in an interview, when asked about Shah’s comments on Khanna. “He

Competition is good, says rapper Raftaar

New Delhi: With a surge in rap music and rappers in India, Raftaar, who has created waves with songs like “Shera di kaum”, “All black” and “Singh and Kaur”, feels competition is important in the music industry. “Any (kind of) competition just results in good competition because everyone has a different perspective. It’s nice to

Singing reality shows don’t guarantee success, says Shaan

Mumbai: Renowned playback singer Shaan,currently seen judging a singing competition show, feels such series only give instant fame, not long-term success. “The singing reality shows gives gratification beyond that a show can’t guarantee work. There have been some contestants who have made it big while some haven’t. I think one shouldn’t get carried away with

jacqueline Fernandez is keen on feature as a superwoman in a movie

Having played the love interest of a superhero in her upcoming film “A Flying Jatt”, actress Jacqueline Fernandez is now keen on featuring as a superwoman in a movie. “A Flying Jatt”, the superhero-action film directed by Remo D’Souza, stars Tiger Shroff in the lead role of a man with supernatural powers. When asked if

Amber Rose fails to get another baby from Wiz Khalifa 

Los Angeles: Model Amber Rose, who has a three-year-old son, Sebastian, with her ex-husband Wiz Khalifa, has revealed that she wants to have another baby with the famous rapper. The 32-year-old actress said she always asks the “See You Again” rapper to help her out with their second child which she desperately wants so that

‘Chennai to Singapore’ songs to be released in six countrie

 Chennai: Music album of upcoming Tamil film “Chennai to Singapore”, which features six songs, will be unveiled as part of music composer Ghibran’s sojourn across six countries. The musical journey will begin here on August 12 and will go through Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, and will finally halt at Singapore. Each track will be released in

Isla Fisher wants to play Prince in biopic

Los Angeles: Actress Isla Fisher is a huge fan of late musician Prince, and she says she would jump at the chance to play the star on the big screen. “Starring in a biopic of Prince. We are the same height, which I do not believe is a coincidence,” Fisher told guardian.com. She also credits

‘Dishoom’: Most fast-paced Bollywood bromance in recent times

Film: ” Dishoom”; Director: Rohit Dhawan; Cast: John Abraham,Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Akshaye Khanna; Rating: ***1/2 “Dishoom” is one of the most fast-paced Bollywood bromances in recent times. Bromance, it sure is.And a pretty cool one at that. With John Abraham (excellent as the strong silent sturdy he-man type) and Varun Dhawan (endearingly vulnerable clumsy

‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ one of my favourite films: Priyanka

Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra says her2004 movie “Mujhse Shaadi Karogi” is one her most favourite films. Directed by David Dhawan, the movie, which was released 12 years ago, also starred Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Amrish Puri. Priyanka, 34, took to Instagram to share the poster of the film and thank the cast as well

Christian Dior Fragrances and Beauty boutique arrives in India

New Delhi: Christian Dior Fragrances and Beauty boutique has made its way to the Indian market with the launch of its first outlet here. The grand opening took place on Friday evening at Select Citywalk here amidst much funfare. The new boutique is a grand première entirely devoted to Christian Dior, and his unique vision

Choreographers made fun of my dancing in first film:Jacqueline

Mumbai: Jacqueline Fernandez may have got alot of praise for her dancing moves in songs like ” Jumme Ki Raat” and “Chitiya Kalaiyan,” but the actress says there was a time when she was “shouted at” for not being good. Jacqueline says she worked hard to improve herself as a dancer and got better with