Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) A dive into parenthood comes with its ups and downs. Actress Sameera Reddy, who is expecting her second baby soon, says her first pregnancy left her feeling torn between the reality and the pressure to portray an "unreal life" as a celebrity.  

I lack 'adaa' of yesteryear heroines: Alia Bhatt

I lack 'adaa' of yesteryear heroines: Alia Bhatt

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt believes she lacks the grace of yesteryear heroines, but says "Kalank" has given her a chance to play a "full-on" Hindi film heroine which she was dying to essay.  

Yash excited about 'KGF: Chapter 2'

Yash excited about 'KGF: Chapter 2'

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actor Yash is looking forward to the second chapter of upcoming Kannada action-drama "KGF", and says the scale of presentation of the sequel will be higher with "a couple of very complex action scenes".  

If I can get share of both pies, why not: Akshay

If I can get share of both pies, why not: Akshay

Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar is on a roll, and when is he ever not? After signing up for a web series, the superstar is now getting ready for his next release "Kesari". He says he is happy getting a share of both the pies.  

Ranbir's choice of films makes me envy him: Kartik

Ranbir's choice of films makes me envy him: Kartik

Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Enjoying every bit of success he has scored after 'Luka Chuppi' this year, actor Kartik Aaryan is aware that he needs to be more careful about his choices in the film industry now. He says Ranbir Kapoor is one actor whose filmography he is envious of.  

How a chance meeting with PM inspired this Grammy winner to dedicate music to environment

How a chance meeting with PM inspired this Grammy winner to dedicate music to environment

Bengaluru, March 10 (IANS) A chance meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September 2015 in New Delhi inspired Bengaluru-based Grammy Award winner Ricky Kej to dedicate his life and music to the cause of environment.  

Originality is a dichotomous terminology: Amitabh (IANS Exclusive)

Originality is a dichotomous terminology: Amitabh (IANS Exclusive)

The voice in your ear has a certain crispness to it, over time, it has become gruffer, sand papery and rasping. It is one of India's most precious baritones, a ne plus ultra, mono typical and unique. As he mouths a dialogue for his new thriller 'Badla', the growly voice resonates in my echo chamber: 'me vo 6 dekhu jo tum dikha rahi ho ya vo 9 jo mujhe dekhna hai''! It has a different quality about it, you don't need surround sound to support it, it stays with your residual memory. Amitabh Bachchan and his craft has captivated several generations now, ageless as he is, the thespian has completed 50 years in an industry which he straddles like a colossus.  

Would've been an honour to play Sandeep Unnikrishnan: Mahesh Babu

Would've been an honour to play Sandeep Unnikrishnan: Mahesh Babu

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Popular Telugu actor Mahesh Babu, who is producing the real-life war hero biopic "Major", says he would have loved to play Sandeep Unnikrishnan, the NSG commando who lost his life while rescuing many hostages during the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai. But he is happy to have actor Adivi Sesh on board for the part.