Jun 22

Paris Jackson slams critics

Los Angeles: Paris Jackson slammed critics after getting backlashed for not posting a Father’s Day tribute to her late father Michael Jackson. After fans attacked the 18-year-old for not posting about Father’s Day on June 19, she took to Twitter to hit back, reports aceshowbiz.com. “If you try to harass someone into posting online about

Rihanna breaks down in tears onstage during Dublin gig

Los Angeles: “Unapologetic” singer Rihannabroke down mid concert to the point where she couldn’t continue with her song. The 28-year-old hitmaker was performing on a stage in Dublin, Ireland as a part of her “Anti World Tour,” reported E! online. Instagram videos of the concert shows RiRi singing the first few lyrics of her famous

This ‘Udta Punjab’ may be more up to your taste

Mumbai: Long before the controversial film, professional caterer Sameer Barabde’s Bollywood catering company ‘Udta Punjab’ had attained popularity for its special Punjabi cuisine in suburban Goregaon. After ‘catering’ to several movies, including “Rocky Handsome”, “Fitoor” and “Madari”, Udta Punjab diversified to speedy, home-deliveries in the western suburbs. The company, run by the Barabde brothers —

New season of ‘Shaktimaan’ will show origin of superhero

Mumbai: Popular superhero of the 90s”Shaktimaan” is all set to return to TV and actor Mukesh Khanna says the new season will chronicle how the character acquired superhuman powers. Khanna essayed the roles of Shaktimaan and his alter ego Pandit Gangadhar Vidyadhar Mayadhar Omkarnath Shastri on the iconic series. The actor says the new season

MAMI Film Club to screen ‘Brahman Naman’

Mumbai: “Brahman Naman”, a sex comedy film directed by Qaushiq Mukherjee, who is better known as Q, will be screened by the JIO MAMI Film Club on June 27. After successfully launching its film club with English actor Ian McKellen in conversation with superstar Aamir Khan, the MAMI Film Club will screen the hilarious coming

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I’m not Punjabi, I don’t know Punjabi: Kanika Kapoor

Mumbai: Singer Kanika Kapoor, who is popular for her Bollywood songs with Punjabi lyrics, says she is from Uttar Pradesh and doesn’t know the language very well. “I don’t know Punjabi. I’m a UP Khatri. I recently sang a Bengali song — an interesting song which will be out in two weeks. I’ve also sung

It was conscious decision to not stick to any image: Jimmy

Mumbai: Actor Jimmy Shergil, who has managedto carve a niche for himself in Bollywood with variety of roles, says it was a “conscious decision” not repeating himself in ‘chocolate-boy roles’. In his career spanning over two decades now, Jimmy was initially seen in romantic roles in films “Mohabbatein”, “Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai”, after which

JJ Abrams to produce TV drama about MJ’s final months

Los Angeles: “Star Wars” filmmaker JJ Abramsis developing a new drama chronicling the final months of King of Pop Michael Jackson’s life. Abrams and his partners at production company Bad Robot have teamed up with author, activist and US broadcaster Tavis Smiley to adapt his upcoming biography “Before You Judge Me”, reported Deadline. Abrams and

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Balraj Singh Khehra becomes the first turbaned Sikh to win MTV Roadies

Fitness consultant at CT Group of Institutions, Balraj won the X4 season of Roadies Jalandhar: In a first, a turbaned youth from Jalandhar Balraj Singh Khehra created history by winning the X4 season of MTV Roadies. Originally hailing from Khadur Sahib in Tarn Taran district, he had rollercoaster ride in this reality show. He was voted out

‘Udta Punjab’ mints over Rs 30 crore in opening weekend

Mumbai: Director Abhishek Chaubey’s crime drama film “Udta Punjab”, based on drug abuse in Punjab, minted Rs 33.80 crore in its opening weekend. The film, starring Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh in the lead, registered a hike in footfalls in theatres due to the strong word of mouth surrounding it,

Ashutosh teamed up with archaeologists for ‘Mohenjo Daro’

Mumbai: In order to create the perfect worldof Mohenjo Daro, filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker got in touch with several archaeologists who helped him in his research for the movie. Starring Hrithik Roshan and newcomer Pooja Hegde, the movie is set in the ancient city of Mohenjo Daro in the era of the Indus Valley civilisation. “This

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

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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