Jun 18

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

Amy Schumer scraps gun scene from movie post Orlando shooting

Los Angeles: “Trainwreck” actress AmySchumer has decided to cut a gun violence scene from her new movie in the aftermath of deadly shooting in Orlando nightclub. According to E! News, a scene showing someone shooting a gun at people has been axed from the mother-daughter comedy which is yet to be titled. Schumer, 35, stars

Taylor Swift sends love to Orlando victims’ families

Los Angeles: Pop star Taylor Swift haspenned a touching note sending her love and sympathies to the families of those killed in the Orlando shooting massacre on Sunday. In what has become the deadliest mass shooting in American history, 49 people were killed and more than 50 others were injured after a gunman opened fire

‘Hai Apna Dil…’ release date pushed to July 15

Mumbai: Filmmaker Monjoy Mukerji’s upcoming film “Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara”, which was earlier slated to release on June 24, will now hit the screens on July 15. Confirming the date shift, Mukerji said in a statement: “Yes, we have shifted the date to July 15, and the reason being there were too many movies

Punjabi girl Sufi Gulati ready to create buzz in Bollywood

Mumbai: Ludhiana girl Sufi Gulati, who has earlier featured in Punjabi film “Munde Kamaal De”, will soon be seen in Bollywood movie “Luv Ke Funday”. She says she’s looking forward to make a mark in Hindi filmdom without running after anyone. “Luv Ke Funday”, produced by Faaiz Anwar and Prem Prakash Gupta, is directed by

Tiger Shroff not part of ‘ABCD 3’: Remo D’Souza

New Delhi: Filmmaker Remo D’Souza has deniedreports that Tiger Shroff has been roped in for the third franchise of dance drama “ABCD”. There were reports that D’souza, who has directed the first two installments of the film, was keen on getting Tiger on board. “I have not selected Tiger for ‘ABCD 3’. I have not

Riteish Deshmukh not ’embarrassed’ about any of his films

Mumbai: Riteish Deshmukh may have featured inmany adult comedies, but actor is not embarrassed about any of his work. The 37-year-old actor has acted in adult comedies like “Kya Kool Hai Hum”, “Kya Super Kool Hai Hum” and his latest “Great Grand Masti”. When asked how his son, who is one-and-a-half years old, will react

Bipasha rubbishes rumours of Salman gifting her Rs 10 cr house

Mumbai: Newly married actress Bipasha Basuhas denied reports that her good friend Salman Khan has gifted her a Rs 10 crore house as a wedding gift. The 37-year-old actress, who tied the knot with her “Alone” co-star Karan Singh Grover in April, took to Twitter to rubbish the reports. “This is the biggest hogwash that

The Beatles’ music now available for streaming in India

New Delhi: Indian fans of the Beatles have a reason to rejoice as music streaming service Saavn has now made the legendary British rock band’s timeless hits available in the country. Saavn has announced the exclusive release of the Beatles’ catalogue of 13 re-mastered British studio albums and six essential collections, making the music of

Udta Punjab
Aamir Khan eager to watch “Udta Punjab” in Punjab

He considered leakage of its CD through Censor Board a shameful thing act its true Ludhiana: “Udta Punjab is a realistic movie and people should support to get such movies on screen as a medium of free speech. As the film makers has put in a lot of time, research and money in making the

Films on sports very necessary: Randeep Hooda

New Delhi: Actor Randeep Hooda, who played a mixed martial arts (MMA) artist in “Do Lafzon Ki Kahani” and will be seen as superstar Salman Khan’s wrestling coach in “Sultan”, says films on sports are “very necessary”. “Films on sports are very necessary. It gives birth to a sporting culture, which I think, we need

Bella Hadid cried over mother’s ill health

Los Angeles: Model Bella Hadid says she used to cry about being helpless as far as her mother Yolanda Hadid’s battle with Lyme disease was concerned. Bella, 19, “proud” of her mother for the way she has coped with the condition – which both she and her brother Anwar have also been diagnosed with. She

Designer Varija Bajaj celebrates womanhood with aplomb

New Delhi: Designer Varija Bajaj broke away from the mundane by making four faces from the media and fashion industry to showcase her creations that pay an ode to womanhood, rather than getting models to do their job. And she made the ladies wear ‘pagdi’ (turban). ‘Pagdi’ — the traditional headgear — was the highpoint

‘Matilda’ star comes out as bisexual

Los Angeles: Actress Mara Wilson, who starred in 1996 film “Matilda”, has come out as a bisexual. Following the Orlando mass shooting, which claimed the lives of 49 people at a gay nightclub, the 28-year-old actress made the revelation on Twitter by posting a series of tweets including the one stating that the Lesbian, Gay,

Bieber slams ‘hurtful, untruthful’ gossip site

Los Angeles: Singer Justin Bieber has publicly called out a Hollywood gossip website and encouraged his fans to “spam” it. In a message posted on Instagram, the “What do you mean?” hitmaker called the site “untruthful and hurtful,” reports aceshowbiz.com. “The website Hollywoodlife is untruthful and hurtful. Let’s spam them and petition to shut them

Nicholas Sparks productions shuts down

Los Angeles: The film and TV productionfounded by romance author Nicholas Sparks is shuttering. The company was launched in 2012 with a two-year, first-look deal with Warner Horizon Television to create TV series. Sparks’ company also produced 2013’s “Safe Haven” and, as its first indie production, the adaptation of Sparks’ book “The Choice”, which Lionsgate

Rajeev Khandelwal not bothered about long breaks between films

Mumbai: Actor Rajeev Khandelwal says longgaps between his films does not bother him. The 40-year-old actor made his Bollywood debut with “Aamir” and went on to work in films like “Shaitan”, “Soundtrack” and “Table No 21”. Khandelwal was last seen on big screen in the 2014 film “Samrat & Co”. “I don’t think life is