Mar 14

Greedy for interesting role:Swastika Mukherjee

Swastika Mukherjee greedy actress:Actress Swastika Mukherjee says she will play the complex character of a single working mother of a differently abled child in the upcoming Bengali film ‘Kia and Cosmos’. Swastika, who describes herself as a ‘greedy actress‘ in search of intriguing roles, told PTI that “my status as a single mom perhaps helped

Sacrificial icon-Mother Teresa come soon

Mother Teresa biopic announced: An official biopic on Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was announced on Monday. Written and directed by Seema Upadhyay, the film will have a cast of Indian and international actors. It will be produced by Pradeep Sharma, Nitin Manmohan, Girish Johar and Prachi Manmohan. The makers met Sister Prema Mary Pierick, the

Badla is nifty nugget Of noire

Badla review: Film: “Badla”; Director: Sujoy Ghosh; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu, Amrita Singh; Rating: ****(4 stars) The phonetic distance between badla, the Hindi word for revenge that serves as the deliciously filmy title of this delicately drawn whodunit, and Badal, the name that the lawyer-protagonist is known by is easily bridgable. The craftily-plotted whodunit

Voice against discrimination “Article 15” by Ayushmann

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says he discussed the script of the upcoming film “Article 15”, directed by Anubhav Sinha, with actress Taapsee Pannu at the Delhi airport. Ayushmann tweeted his look from the film on Wednesday. The common link between Ayushmann and Taapsee here was Sinha, who had last helmed the actress in “Mulk”. Taapsee commented

Get ready for “Maleficent:2”

Get ready Maleficent:2 : The announcement was made on Wednesday by Walt Disney Studios . The fantasy adventure had previously been slated to debut on May 29, 2020, reports variety.com. The new date pits “Maleficent: 2” against an untitled film from horror-maker Blumhouse. It will also have to contend with the second weekends of “The

Musical play ‘Sahir-Kahaan Ho Tum’ to be organised in memory of Sahir Ludhianvi

Scheduled on 8th March, 2019 at Guru Nanak Dev Bhavan in Ludhiana Ludhiana: Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust announced that it is organizing a musical drama ‘Sahir-Kahaan Ho Tum’ to celebrate the life, poetry and songs of the legendary poet Sahir Ludhianvi in association with Ibaadat Foundation, New Delhi. Scheduled on 8th March, 2019 at Guru

Let’s speak to God with Hamid

Hamid release March 15: “Hamid”, a film which explores an unlikely bond between an eight-year-old boy and a CRPF trooper, was slated to release on March 1, but will now hit the screens on March 15 after the makers decided to delay its release following the Pulwama terror attack last month. Director Aijaz Khan said

Let’s celebrate Eid 2020 with new Sooryavanshi

Akshay Kumar starrer Sooryavanshi:Bollywood’s action star Akshay Kumar, who has joined Rohit Shetty’s police universe with “Sooryavanshi”, says the film which will release on Eid 2020, will be “action packed and with its “masala intact”. Akshay will star in and as “Sooryavanshi”, presented by Reliance Entertainment. “From Rohit Shetty’s police universe, get ready for the

Tyrese Gibson to star in Teddy Pendergrass biopic

Tyrese Gibson: Tyrese Gibson is set to play R&B icon Teddy Pendergrass in his biopic.The film marks the “Fast and Furious” star’s return to his music roots in the Warner Bros Pictures, reported People magazine. Pendergrass broke into the music scene in the 1970s as the frontman of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes and

Aretha Franklin, Count Basie to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame

Aretha Franklin: Aretha Franklin, Count Basie and Booker T and the MGs will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame as part of the 40th class this year. According to Variety, the blues and R&B legends will be honoured at a ceremony to be held on May 8 at the Halloran Centre for the

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Archana replaces Navjot Sidhu in The Kapil Sharma Show

Archana Puran replaced Navjot Singh Sidhu onThe Kapil Sharma Show. Few days back Archana posted a selfie with Kapil Sharma and captioned it, “To celebrate old associations and new beginnings. Last week, Twitter demanded Navjot Singh Sidhu be sacked from The Kapil Sharma Show for his remark on the Pulwama attack. Archana will be paid 2 crore

Nonagenarian tribal musician gets AB Vajpayee Life Time award Agartala

Nonagenarian gets AB award: Thanga Darlong, a nonagenarian tribal musician, who plays Ro sem, a flute like tribal musical instrument made of bamboo, was conferred Atal Bihari Vajpayee Life Time Award by the Tripura government. Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev varma handed over the first AB Vajpayee Lifetime Achievement Award to Dar long on

Bhansali to launch new face with next production

Bhansali to launch new face with next production: Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali will be launching a new talent Mee zaan with his yet-untitled upcoming production. “Being an actor was not a childhood dream but it was Sanjay sir who not only gave me this dream but also believed in me and

Nish British Singer set to release single track soon

Nish British Singer: While most young teenagers are busy watching Hannah Montana, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovata singing their way to the top of the charts, Nishma Asher AKA Nish is living the dream herself. The stunning teenager can already call herself a popstar after releasing her debut single ‘Ji Lay’ last month and singing

Luka Chuppi director on Shah Rukh Khan: When you work with him, you learn decency

Luka Chuppi director: Director of “Luka Chuppi“, Laxman Utekar, has worked as director of photography in several big films and says he has learnt a lot in his journey – learning decency from Shah Rukh Khan to admiring megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s maturity. Laxman has been behind the camera for films like “102 Not Out”, “Dear

Kareena: I don’t blame, credit anyone for my success or struggle

Kareena: From being body shamed to taking the audience by surprise with her ‘size zero’ frame, from getting married at the peak of her career to walking the fashion ramp flaunting her baby bump and returning to work immediately after giving birth — actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has done it all and more. With two

Boman Irani to play Ratan Tata in ‘PM Narendra Modi’

Actor Boman Irani will be essaying role of business tycoon Ratan Tata in upcoming film “PM Narendra Modi”. Boman started has started shooting on Sunday in Ahmedabad for the film being directed by National Award-winner Omung Kumar and produced by Sandip Ssingh and Suresh Oberoi, whose son actor Vivek Anand Oberoi will be playing the

Bollywood films banned
793 films banned in 16 years

A maximum number of 153 films were banned during 2015-16, followed by 152 films in 2014-15, 119 in 2013-14 and 82 films in 2012-13 T he Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) banned a total of 793 films in 16 years, an RTI response has revealed. Nutan Thakur, a city-based activist, has been told that

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Punjabi Cinema: High End Yaariyaan Boasts Friendship

KAMINI ARYA Yaariyaan is all about happy and sad moments you share with your friends. Pollywood’s upcoming movie ‘High-End Yaariyan which is going to be released on 22 Feb is all about ‘friendship.’ The story revolves around the three friends living abroad and how their friendship evolves through time. The movie is directed by Pankaj

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Punjabi cinema star Gurnam Bhullar’s maiden walk in cinema

KAMINI ARYA Diamond song fame Gurnam Bhullar, who is famous with his singing talent and blockbuster songs, is making his debut in Pollywood movie ‘Guddiyan Patole’ with his exquisite female Co-star Sonam Bajwa. Guddiyan Patole is a romantic comedy. The cast and the makers of ‘Guddiyan Patole’ are going gaga over the release of the