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Journalist, actor, play writer Cho Ramaswamy died 

Chennai:  Journalist, political analyst and comedian Cho S Ramaswamy died on Wednesday at Apollo Hospital here, said an official. He was 82. A former member of Rajya Sabha Ramaswamy was ailing for some time and was in the hospital where he breathed his last at around 4 a.m. The body has been shifted to his

Miles Teller never wanted to be an actor

Los Angeles: Hollywood actor Miles Teller says he did not aspire to be an actor during his youth and actually fell into the business by accident. The “Whiplash” actor said: “I wasn’t somebody who wanted to be an actor.I just did some satirical bits for the school TV channel and I joined drama club at

Tribute function for condolence to Punjabi actor “Mehar Mittal” in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Tribute function organized to pay condolence to Punjabi actor “Mehar Mittal”, Prayer meeting going to be held on at ISCON (Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple) Sector 36 in Chandigarh on Saturday. Mehar Mittal was a Indian Punjabi actor and producer. He was known for playing comic roles in Punjwood films. He lived 20-09-1934 –

Veteran Punjabi actor Mehar Mittal passes away

Chandigarh: Veteran Punjabi film comedian- Mehar Mittal passes  away on Saturday afternoon. Mehar Mittal was one of the finest actors who set a benchmark through his comic roles. Also, Mittal has worked in more than 100 movies and ruled Punjabi cinema for three

Great time to be an Indian actor, says Irrfan Khan

Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who is back from the premiere of his latest film “Inferno” in Florence, says this is a good time for Indian cinema and actor. “I can say with full authority that this is a great time to be an Indian actor. Our cinema is being recognized and acknowledged internationally. Very soon

Punjabi veteran actor Mehar Mittal’s health stable

Chandigarh: Veteran Punjabi film comedian- Mehar Mittal condition is stable in Ahmadabad hospital. Talking to Daily Post team, his relative said that Mehar Mittal has recovered from disease known as Dengi and Coma and now his condition is steady. Mehar Mittal is one of the finest actors who set a benchmark through his comic roles.

Aamir can be termed as ‘great’ actor, not me: Big B

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his”Thugs of Hindostan” co-star Aamir Khan can be called a “great actor,” but not him.Bachchan and the 51-year-old superstar will be teaming up for the first time in the Yash Raj Films project. “Aamir can be termed ‘great’, not me. I have enjoyed his performances and his films. He is

Relative files complaint against actor Nawazuddin

Lucknow: The wife of Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s younger brother has filed a police complaint against the Bollywood actor and his parents in Muzaffarnagar, alleging torture, an official said on Saturday. The woman has made serious charges on the film actor, saying he kicked her in the stomach when she was three months pregnant. In a complaint

Directors trust me because I am a curious actor: Sushant

New Delhi: From Dibakar Banerjee, Rajkumar Hirani to now Neeraj Pandey, Sushant Singh Rajput’s filmography boasts of directors every actor yearns to work with and he feels his commitment for his job is what attracts these filmmakers towards him. After a successful TV career, Sushant made his big screen debut with Abhishek Kapoor’s “Kai Po

Pakistan-born actor sacked for racism against Indians

London:Pakistan-born “Coronation Street” actor Marc Anwar has been fired from the soap for a racist rant against Indians on social media.His comments come days after an attack on an Indian army base in Kashmir killed 18 soldiers. India claimed Pakistan was behind the attack, but Pakistan has denied it. The Mumbai-based Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has

‘Do the Right Thing’ actor Bill Nunn dies at 62

Los Angeles: Actor Bill Nunn, known for his role in 1989 comedy-drama “Do the Right Thing”, has died. He was 62. Filmmaker Spike Lee, who directed “Do The Right Thing”, confirmed Nunn died yesterday, reported Us magazine. “My Dear Friend, My Dear Morehouse Brother- Da Great Actor Bill Nunn As Most Of You Know Him

I was not getting good work as actor: Sohail Khan

New Delhi:  Actor-turned-director Sohail Khansays he wants to focus more on directing and producing films as he was not happy with the kind of roles he was getting as an actor. “I was not getting good work as an actor and I don’t want to act just for the sake of it. I had a

Actor Steven Hill dies

New York: Steven Hill, who starred for years as District Attorney Adam Schiff on “Law & Order”, has died He was 94. The actor passed away on Tuesday in Monsey, New York, his daughter Sarah Gobioff told The New York Times. Hill was part of the original cast of “Law & Order” when the show

Actor Jack Riley dies

Los Angeles: Jack Riley, a regular actor on”The Bob Newhart Show” and the voice of Stu Pickles on the popular animated show “Rugrats,” has died. He was 80.He died of pneumonia at a hospital in Los Angeles and is survived by his wife Ginger Lawrence, two children and two grandchildren, according to Paul Doherty at

Having six pack abs limits you as actor: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Melbourne: Many Bollywood stars might obsess over achieving six-pack abs but Nawazuddin Siddiqui prefers his lean body structure as he feels it allows him to do variety of roles. When asked about the physique-conscious Bollywod, Siddiqui in a Q&A here said, “I think six-pack (abs) body limits you as an actor. I can do a variety of roles as

Picket Fences’ actor Fyvush Finkel dead

New York:Emmy Award-winning actor Fyvush Finkel, best known for his roles in “Picket Fences” and “Boston Public”, is no more. He was 93. Finkel died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. His death was confirmed by his son Ian, who said Finkel had been having heart problems for many months, reports nytimes.com. In 1997,

Every actor has own definition of bold: Urvashi Rautela

Mumbai: Actress Urvashi Rautela, who will be seen in adult comedy “Great Grand Masti” says it was very challenging to play a virgin ghost in the film. “It was very challenging to play a virgin ghost. I really enjoyed working on this character as it’s a very complicated character. This is one role that sets

Former child actor Teddy Rooney dead

Los Angeles: Teddy Rooney, a former child actor, musician and son of the late actor Mickey Rooney, has died. He was 66. Teddy died last weekend in a convalescent home in Southern California after a long illness, his sister Kelly told hollywoodreporter.com. His mother was model and actress Martha Vickers (“The Big Sleep”), the third

Film personalities mourn Sulabha Deshpande’s death

Mumbai: Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar, actorsRishi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit among others from the film industry have expressed grief over the passing of veteran theatre and film actor Sulabha Deshpande. Deshpande, who had acted in numerous Marathi and Hindi films, died at her Mumbai residence yesterday after a prolonged illness, family sources said.