Jun 09

Will Smith’s Muhammad Ali biopic returns to theatres

Los Angeles: Sony Pictures will re-releasethe Muhammad Ali biopic “Ali”, which stars Will Smith as the boxing champion. The film will be screened this weekend, limited to only a few hundred theaters, nationwide. Ali garnered an best actor Oscar nomination for Smith, as well as a best supporting actor nomination for Jon Voight for his

‘Game of Thrones’ season 6 to get extended finale

Los Angeles: “Game of Thrones” is getting a super-sized season six finale. HBO has revealed the titles and running time for the final two episodes of the sixth season. The extended season 6 finale will air on June 26, reports aceshowbiz.com. The ninth episode of the ongoing sixth season, which airs for 60 minutes on

Sonakshi Sinha is an absolute rockstar: Tahir Raj Bhasin

New Delhi: Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin has heaped praised on his “Force 2” co-star Sonakshi Sinha, saying that she is an “absolute rockstar”. “I have to say that in this project, working with John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha has been an absolute blast. Sonakshi is an absolute rockstar. She has got a great taste in

Anupam Kher’s luncheon with Robert De Niro in New York

New York: Veteran actor Anupam Kher says he felt “blessed” to invited by Hollywood star Robert De Niro for lunch at his residence here. Sharing a photograph of himself and De Niro, with whom he starred in “Silver Linings Playbook”, Anupam posted on Twitter: “Life is beautiful, blessed when world’s best actor Robert De Niro

I can’t do daily soaps: Rannvijay

Mumbai: He may have won hearts by hostingseveral reality TV shows, but actor Rannvijay Singh says he does not see himself being a part of daily soaps. Rannvijay, best known as the host of “Roadies”, says he consistently refused offers to star in ‘saas-bahu’ serials. “I don’t think so I can do a daily soap.

Karan and I are the craziest people: Ridhima Pandit

Mumbai: TV actress Ridhima Pandit, who is excited about her first outdoor shoot with her co-star Karan Grover from the show “Bahu Hamari Rajni_Kant”, says they are both the craziest people and can’t wait to have fun in Goa. In the upcoming sequence from the Life OK channel’s show, Shaan, essayed by Karan and Rajni,

Beautiful journey shooting ‘Pink’ with Amitabh Bachchan: Kirti Kulhari

Mumbai: Actress Kirti Kulhari, who shares screen space with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the film “Pink”, says that it was an honour for her to work with the megastar and termed her journey working with him as “beautiful”. “It was wonderful. It was an honour and a pleasure (to work with him). On the set,

Hrithik looks rustic, fierce in ‘Mohenjo Daro’ poster

Mumbai: The first poster of actor Hrithik Roshan’s much-awaited movie “Mohenjo Daro” is out, and it features him in a rustic and fierce look. Hrithik, in the poster of the upcoming film, is seen in a muscular avatar. The 42-year-old star can be seen holding a trident in what appears to be a battlefield. Hrithik

Lisa Ray denies undergoing lip job

Mumbai: Actress Lisa Ray, 44, has laughed away rumours that she has gone under the scalpel for a lip job. “Amused some ‘critics’ chose to critique my alleged ‘lip job’. Well, never had them done. 20 yrs of photographic proof behind me. LOL,” Lisa tweeted on Wednesday. The Indo-Canadian actress, a cancer survivor who made a

Raveena not taking sides in Hrithik-Kangana spat

Mumbai: After the buzz around her coming out in support of actress Kangana Ranaut in her murky legal battle with actor Hrithik Roshan, actress Raveena Tandon says she is playing a judge in the matter, adding that she is “not taking any one particular side”. Raveena recently wrote a blog as a guest author for a

Censorship makes no sense: Kay Kay Menon on ‘Udta Punjab’ row

Mumbai: Amid the controversy surroundingAnurag Kashyap’s “Udta Punjab”, actor Kay Kay Menon has said there should not be any censorship on a film. Makers of “Udta Punjab”, which deals with the issue of substance abuse in the Northern state, are said to have been asked by the Revising Committee of the Censor Board to remove

Hrithik Roshan teases fans with ‘Mohenjo Daro’ world

Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan has teased hisadmirers with the motion poster of his much-awaited epic adventure-romance drama “Mohenjo Daro”. The poster, which did not unveil either Hrithik or his leading lady Pooja Hegde’s looks, talks about the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro in the era of the Indus Valley civilisation. “Right guys, here we go,” Hrithik

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No film more honest than ‘Udta Punjab’: Anurag Kashyap

Mumbai: “Udta Punjab”, which brings to the big screen Punjab’s menacing issue of drug abuse, is an “honest” portrayal of the situation, says the film’s co-producer Anurag Kashyap in response to the a reported demand by the censor board to chop out any reference to Punjab in the movie. “There is no film more honest

No audio launch for Rajinikanth’s ‘Kabali’

Chennai: If sources are anything to go by, the plan for the audio launch of superstar Rajinikanth’s “Kabali” has been scrapped and the music will now directly hit the stores on June 12. “Rajinikanth sir is holidaying in the US and he won’t be present in the country around the time of the launch. Hence,

Paris Hilton’s brother sent to jail

Los Angeles: Socialite Paris Hilton’s brother Conrad Hilton is heading to jail after failing a series of drug tests. A Los Angeles federal judge revoked the 22-year-old’s probation and sentenced him to two months in prison after he was kicked out of a substance abuse programme, reported People magazine. “The US Attorneys Office was satisfied

‘Udta Punjab’ not meant to defame: ‘Proud son of Punjab’ Jeetendra

Mumbai: Veteran actor Jeetendra, who calls himself a “proud son of Punjab”, says “Udta Punjab” — a movie co-produced by his home banner Balaji Motion Pictures — is not intended at defaming the state in any way. On Monday, the makers of Bollywood film “Udta Punjab” are said to have been asked by the Revising

Meadow presents Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Award to Grenier

Los Angeles: Daughter of “Fast & Furious” starPaul Walker, Meadow, took forward his legacy by presenting actor Adrian Grenier with the 2016 Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Award. Meadow honoured the 39-year-old “The Devil Wears Prada” actor in the ceremony held at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on Saturday. Grenier was lauded with the award for his

It’s like living in North Korea: Kashyap on Udta Punjab storm

Mumbai: Anurag Kashyap, one of the producers of “Udta Punjab”, has compared the ongoing censorship regarding his upcoming film “Udta Punjab” to the dictator regime of North Korea. The “Bombay Velvet” director said there is no sense of freedom here. “I always wondered what it felt like to live in North Korea… Ab to plane

Delhi court dismisses complaint seeking FIR against SRK, Salman

New Delhi: A Delhi Court dismissed a criminal complaint filed against Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, on Monday for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by entering the sets of a temple wearing shoes while shooting for reality show ‘Bigg Boss 9’. The Tis Hazari court allowed the complainant to produce pre-summoning evidence on

Hollywood films giving Bollywood a run for its money?

Mumbai: As Bollywood reaches mid-year, theindustry looks back at a rather slow box office, while Hollywood movies stand tall after causing quite a stir in the domestic market during last six months. The biggest example is “The Jungle Book”, which created history of sorts at the Indian box office. The live action adaptation of the