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.  

If you are going through pain and don't laugh, you die; so laugh: Saurabh Shukla (IANS interview)

If you are going through pain and don't laugh, you die; so laugh: Saurabh Shukla (IANS interview)

Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Versatile actor-cum-screenwriter Saurabh Shukla, best known for playing Justice Sunderlal Tripathi in the "Jonny LLB" movies, says the current political situation is funny and one just needs to laugh in times of hardships.  

The law is against music composers: Rajesh Roshan

The law is against music composers: Rajesh Roshan

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Upset over the remixed version of his 1978 song "Mungda", Rajesh Roshan says the law is against composers, who have no legal control over their creations.  

I don't like defining people or be defined: Lisa Ray

I don't like defining people or be defined: Lisa Ray

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Lisa Ray, who plays a lesbian in web series "Four More Shots Please", says she doesn't like the idea of labelling or defining people, especially when it comes to one's choice of partner.