Jul 08

‘Sultan’ mints over `35 crore on opening day

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s sports-drama film Sultan has taken the box office by storm. The Ali Abbas Zafar directorial minted over Rs 35 crore on its opening day. The Yash Raj Films production, which released on Wednesday, earned Rs 36.54 crore, said the official communication from the banner. Salman’s latest Eid release Sultan features

Hirsch would pay $25 mn for Kim-Kanye’s sex tape

Los Angeles: Steve Hirsch, founder and co-chairman of the adult entertainment company Vivid Entertainment, is willing to pay $25 million for a Kim Kardashian and Kanye West sex tape. Hirsch, who released Kardashian and Ray J’s infamous sex tape in 2007, said a video featuring the reality star and her rapper husband — and any

Aamir gives his son Eidi of Rs 2

Mumbai: He may be one of the highest earning stars in the country but superstar Aamir Khan says he gives his son Azad Rao an Eidi of only Rs 2. Aamir interacted with the media today on the occasion of Eid at his mother’s residence. When asked about what special plans he has today with

No need to show divinity in public, says Big B

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels that divinity is a belief which we should not try to speak about in public as it’s personal. “Divinity was ever personal with us. Our faith and our prayers and our temples were and are within the house. There is no need to make them public or to bring it

Panama Papers movie in the works

Los Angeles: Filmmaker Steve Soderbergh is producing and may direct an untitled movie about the Panama Papers, the biggest leak of data in corporate and government history. The project is based on the upcoming book “The Secrecy World” by Jake Bernstein, senior reporter on the team that broke the Panama Papers story, reports variety.com. The

‘The Hobbit’ stunt coordinator choreographs ‘Mohenjo Daro’

Mumbai: Hollywood stunt co-coordinator GlennBoswell, who has worked on films like “Titanic”, “The Matrix” and “The Hobbit”, choreographed Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan’s action sequences in the upcoming epic “Mohenjo Daro”. Boswell and his team worked with Indian stunt director Amar Shetty for the Ashutosh Gowariker-directed movie. “Mohenjo Daro” will reportedly feature raw action that is

Relish pizzas in different tastes and shapes

Although pizza is an Italian dish, for foodies hailing from different corners of the world including India, this cheesy dough with stuffing on it has always been a favourite pick. Keeping people’s love for pizza in mind, Oregano at hotel JW Marriott, Chandigarh has come up with a 10-day pizza festival, which will start today

Enjoying her leaps in acting

Television actress Mansie Sharma believes in destiny. Why, because having never dreamt of becoming an actress, Mansie is successfully enjoying the leap that she is taking in the acting field. The actress was in Chandigarh on Wednesday to launch a product Kamri Green Tea, and during an interaction session with dailylife, the actress shared about

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Non-muslim TV stars excited about Eid celebrations

Mumbai: It’s all about biryani, sewai and happiness for non-Muslim TV stars like Karan Wahi and Karan V. Grover on Eid-ul-Fitr, a festival celebrated at the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Here’s how they plan to celebrate the festival: Karan Wahi: My Eid celebration will start with the prayer to Allah for

Priyanka Chopra inspired by Super 30’s Anand Kumar’s work

New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra lauded mathematician and founder of Super 30 Anand Kumar, who is helping underprivileged students prepare for IIT JEE. She says she is inspired by his work. The actress praised him after Kumar presented a copy of the book on his life and work titled “Super 30: Anand Kumar” to her

Amjad Ali Khan enjoys shooting at monuments in Delhi

New Delhi: Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan shot at monuments here recently, and he says exploring the capital city’s historical side with music was a “different” experience. Saregama India, an end to end entertainment solution provider, launched an app called Classical Studio last year, and they have added a new feature wherein the users will

Surbhi Chandna ditched Bollywood for small screen

Mumbai: Actress Surbhi Chandna opted to feature in a TV show rather than a Bollywood movie. She feels “TV has a bigger reach than films”. The actress, who was seen in “Bobby Jasoos”, says she “would rather be famous on TV and be recognised for my work than start afresh in Bollywood”. Surbhi, who is

‘Sultan’ a blockbuster, say Bollywood celebrities

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities including Karan Johar, Anupam Kher and Subhash Ghai have praised superstar Salman Khan-starrer “Sultan”, calling it a “huge blockbuster” and a “terrific” film. On Tuesday a group of tinsel town celebrities, including Daisy Shah, Nikhil Dwivedi, David Dhawan, Siddharth Roy Kapur and Divya Kumar Khosla were spotted at the Yash Raj Films

India has a huge treasure of fabrics, says Chandigarh-based designer Sohni Makkar

Although, the clothing industry has become global today, according to Chandigarh-based designer Sohni Makkar, whenever it comes to choosing fabrics, ladies prefer Indian fabrics for their comfort. She says that India has a huge treasure of natural fabrics. Running a designer studio in Sector 8, Chandigarh with the same name, Sohni on Tuesday, displayed her

‘I will never opt for Glamorous roles’

For television actress Pooja Banerjee, who recently has appeared in the shows like Ek Doosre Se Karte Pyar Hum, Hatim and Swim Team among others, acting is nothing but a matter of having common sense. She believes that those who are good listener are automatically successful. And, those who are not good listeners, can’t own

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Faced casting couch ‘down south’, not in Bollywood: Surveen

Mumbai: The actress says she has never really been “desperate about work”, but has been “desiring about work”. Casting couch is one topic that many celebrities shy away from talking about in public but actress Surveen Chawla admits that she witnessed such things in the southern film industry but not in Bollywood. “I feel very

Ranbir, Katrina will together promote ‘Jagga Jasoos’

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor andactress Katrina Kaif will promote their much talked about movie “Jagga Jasoos” together. Gossip mills were abuzz that since Ranbir and Katrina have ended their long-term relationship, they will not promote the film together. On this, the film’s producer and MD and CEO of Disney India, Siddharth Roy Kapur told

Actress who played Superman’s girlfriend dead

Los Angeles: Noel Neill, the first actress to play Superman’s girlfriend Lois Lane on screen, is dead. She was 95. The actress died on July 3 in Tucson, Arizona after prolonged illness. Her manager and biographer Larry Ward shared a statement on Facebook, saying that she “maintained that bright, perky and engaging personality up until

Wamiqa Gabbi believes in living life to the fullest

When it comes to work, she is completely professional lady. But, when it comes to leading her life, she believes in filling every moment with joy. Because, she believes that the quality of one’s life should never suffer because of his work commitments or aspirations. She is actress Wamiqa Gabbi, who is on her way

Stories leave us wondering for some answers

Chandigarh: A major section of our society needs to know that if a woman is calmly enduring the atrocity on her, it definitely doesn’t mean that she is weak or unable to stand against it. She is shrugging off that turmoil because her strength allows her to give priority to happiness over her sorrows. But