Bollywood Country http://bollywoodcountry.com/ english image title http://bollywoodcountry.com/theme/bollywood/images/logo.png http://bollywoodcountry.com/ 70 70 Lara Dutta on hunt for Miss Universe India http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//lara-dutta-on-hunt-for-miss-universe-india/75984 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/lara dutt20170720171648_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Lara Dutta on hunt for Miss Universe India" alt="Lara Dutta on hunt for Miss Universe India" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Actress Lara Dutta, who was crowned Miss Universe back in 2000, has become a part of the journey to find the &quot;perfect&quot; Indian representative at the prestigious international beauty pageant.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Kakar sisters to perform in Melbourne http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//kakar-sisters-to-perform-in-melbourne/75983 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/kalkar20170720171158_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Kakar sisters to perform in Melbourne" alt="Kakar sisters to perform in Melbourne" /><p>Melbourne, July 20 : Singers and sisters Akriti, Sukriti and Prakriti Kakar will perform at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne here on August 11.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Taaha Shah in Anupam Kher's next http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//taaha-shah-in-anupam-khers-next/75982 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/taaha20170720164309_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Taaha Shah in Anupam Kher's next" alt="Taaha Shah in Anupam Kher's next" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Taaha Shah, who was last seen alongside Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra in &quot;Baar Baar Dekho&quot;, will now be seen in Anupam Kher's first production &quot;Ranchi Diaries&quot;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> News channels destroyed my life: Puri Jagannadh http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//news-channels-destroyed-my-life-puri-jagannadh/75981 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/hahaha'20170720163526_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="News channels destroyed my life: Puri Jagannadh" alt="News channels destroyed my life: Puri Jagannadh" /><p>Hyderabad, July 20 : Telugu filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, who was quizzed by Telangana's excise officials probing a drug racket, has lashed out at television news channels, saying they destroyed his life.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Ajay Devgn to essay Taanaji Malusare in upcoming film http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//ajay-devgn-to-essay-taanaji-malusare-in-upcoming-film/75980 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/ajaya devgn20170720154220_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Ajay Devgn to essay Taanaji Malusare in upcoming film" alt="Ajay Devgn to essay Taanaji Malusare in upcoming film" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Actor Ajay Devgn is all set to play the role of Subedar Taanaji Malusare, a military leader in the army of Shivaji and also the founder of the Maratha Empire in 17th century India, in the upcoming period-action film titled &quot;Taanaji - The Unsung Warrior&quot;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Means a lot: Priyanka on being nominated for Teen Choice Awards http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//means-a-lot-priyanka-on-being-nominated-for-teen-choice-awards/75979 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/priyanka_020170720153908_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Means a lot: Priyanka on being nominated for Teen Choice Awards" alt="Means a lot: Priyanka on being nominated for Teen Choice Awards" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Actress Priyanka Chopra is more than happy on being nominated in the Villain category at the Teen Choice 2017 awards and she says it means a lot to her,</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Opt for hassle-free airport looks http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//opt-for-hassle-free-airport-looks/75978 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/harkirat-singh-cropped20170720152658_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Opt for hassle-free airport looks" alt="Opt for hassle-free airport looks" /><p>New Delhi, July 20 : Airport looks can be tricky and it's not a good idea to overdo it but still keep up the fashion aspect up to the mark. The rule is to keep it simple and the functionality of your outfit should be apparent, say experts.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Salman to perform in three avatars at award show http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//salman-to-perform-in-three-avatars-at-award-show/75977 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/sssalman20170720144014_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Salman to perform in three avatars at award show" alt="Salman to perform in three avatars at award show" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will be seen performing in three different avatars at the upcoming BIG Zee Entertainment Awards 2017.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> MP makes 'Hindi Medium' and Sachin biopic tax free http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//mp-makes-hindi-medium-and-sachin-biopic-tax-free/75976 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/hindi-medium20170720143655_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="MP makes 'Hindi Medium' and Sachin biopic tax free" alt="MP makes 'Hindi Medium' and Sachin biopic tax free" /><p>Bhopal, July 20 : The Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday waived off entertainment tax on Bollywood movies &quot;Hindi Medium&quot; and &quot;Sachin: A Billion Dreams&quot;, said a state Minister.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> People have wrong notion about bhajans: Anup Jalota http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//people-have-wrong-notion-about-bhajans-anup-jalota/75975 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/apu20170720143202_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="People have wrong notion about bhajans: Anup Jalota" alt="People have wrong notion about bhajans: Anup Jalota" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Singer-producer Anup Jalota, best known for singing devotional songs, has been singing bhajans since childhood. He feels that people have a wrong notion about them.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Akhilesh Yadav praises 'Mom' http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//akhilesh-yadav-praises-mom/75974 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/mom_020170720141518_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Akhilesh Yadav praises 'Mom'" alt="Akhilesh Yadav praises 'Mom'" /><p>Lucknow, July 20 : Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has praised Sridevi starrer &quot;Mom&quot; and says her producer-husband Boney Kapoor has done a &quot;good job&quot; with the film.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Kangana Ranaut injured on 'Manikarnika' set http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//kangana-ranaut-injured-on-manikarnika-set/75973 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/kanganaaaaa20170720140752_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Kangana Ranaut injured on 'Manikarnika' set" alt="Kangana Ranaut injured on 'Manikarnika' set" /><p>Hyderabad, July 20 : National Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut got a deep cut between her eyebrows while shooting for a sword fighting scene on the set of her upcoming film &quot;Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi&quot;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Big B 'proud' of wife Jaya's achievement http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//big-b-proud-of-wife-jayas-achievement/75972 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/jaya20170720133333_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Big B 'proud' of wife Jaya's achievement" alt="Big B 'proud' of wife Jaya's achievement" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says it is a &quot;proud&quot; moment for his family as his wife politician-actress Jaya Bachchan bagged the Best Parliamentarian award.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> We've sold our souls for selfies: SRK http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//weve-sold-our-souls-for-selfies-srk/75971 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/shah_020170720132158_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="We've sold our souls for selfies: SRK" alt="We've sold our souls for selfies: SRK" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan feels earlier his family used to feel awkward by the paparazzi culture, but now they consider it a part of their lives. He says his family has sold their souls for photographs.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Respect talent, says Prakash Jha on 'nepotism' row http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//respect-talent-says-prakash-jha-on-nepotism-row/75970 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/prakash jha20170720123537_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Respect talent, says Prakash Jha on 'nepotism' row" alt="Respect talent, says Prakash Jha on 'nepotism' row" /><p>Kolkata, July 19 : National Award winning filmmaker Prakash Jha, who has produced the forthcoming film &quot;Lipstick Under My Burkha&quot;, believes talent in all forms and across genders should be respected, in the wake of the &quot;nepotism rocks&quot; controversy.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Kamal Haasan asks people to email corruption complaints to TN ministers http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//kamal-haasan-asks-people-to-email-corruption-complaints-to-tn-ministers/75969 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/kamal hasaan20170720121243_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Kamal Haasan asks people to email corruption complaints to TN ministers" alt="Kamal Haasan asks people to email corruption complaints to TN ministers" /><p>Chennai, July 20 : Multifaceted actor and film producer Kamal Haasan on Wednesday took his fight against the Tamil Nadu government to a higher level, urging jis fans and others to send email complaints against corruption to the ministers.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Things like nepotism only for sake of discussion: Shatrughan Sinha http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//things-like-nepotism-only-for-sake-of-discussion-shatrughan-sinha/75968 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/sinha20170720120335_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Things like nepotism only for sake of discussion: Shatrughan Sinha" alt="Things like nepotism only for sake of discussion: Shatrughan Sinha" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Speaking on the nepotism debate in the Hindi film industry, veteran actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha says that things like nepotism are only for the sake of discussion.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> I'm a big fan of Mithoon's work: Neha Bhasin http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//im-a-big-fan-of-mithoons-work-neha-bhasin/75967 Thursday, July 20, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/neha bhasin20170720115433_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="I'm a big fan of Mithoon's work: Neha Bhasin" alt="I'm a big fan of Mithoon's work: Neha Bhasin" /><p>Mumbai, July 20 : Singer Neha Bhasin feels glad to have worked with composer Mithoon on &quot;Aawari&quot; as she says she is a big fan of his work.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> I'm open to doing experimental roles: Ayushmann http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//im-open-to-doing-experimental-roles-ayushmann/75966 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/ayushman20170719181823_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="I'm open to doing experimental roles: Ayushmann" alt="I'm open to doing experimental roles: Ayushmann" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who played a sperm donor in his debut film &quot;Vicky Donor&quot;, wants to experiment more with roles.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Aki Narula, Ami Patel to be in Couture Wedding show in Capital http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//aki-narula-ami-patel-to-be-in-couture-wedding-show-in-capital/75965 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/ggggg20170719181546_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Aki Narula, Ami Patel to be in Couture Wedding show in Capital" alt="Aki Narula, Ami Patel to be in Couture Wedding show in Capital" /><p>New Delhi, July 19 : Designer Aki Narula along with India's leading fashion stylists Ami Patel and Tanya Ghavri will be part of the fifth edition of Couture Wedding show, organised by DLF Emporio, here from August 3-6.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Deepika Padukone 'honoured' to be part of Academy members http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//deepika-padukone-honoured-to-be-part-of-academy-members/75964 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/deepika_020170719180023_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Deepika Padukone 'honoured' to be part of Academy members" alt="Deepika Padukone 'honoured' to be part of Academy members" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Actress Deepika Padukone says she is honoured to be a part of the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts &amp; Sciences for its &quot;Class of 2017&quot;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> I regret it: Karan Johar apologises for 'nepotism' barb http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//i-regret-it-karan-johar-apologises-for-nepotism-barb/75963 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/karan_020170719175210_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="I regret it: Karan Johar apologises for 'nepotism' barb" alt="I regret it: Karan Johar apologises for 'nepotism' barb" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : After actor Varun Dhawan, filmmaker Karan Johar on Wednesday apologised for his &quot;nepotism rocks&quot; act at the IIFA Awards in New Jersey that created a stir on social media last week.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Shekhar, Shabana congratulate Irani over I&B Ministry charge http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//shekhar-shabana-congratulate-irani-over-iandb-ministry-charge/75962 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/shabna azmi20170719170326_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Shekhar, Shabana congratulate Irani over I&B Ministry charge" alt="Shekhar, Shabana congratulate Irani over I&B Ministry charge" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Renowned filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Wednesday congratulated actress-turned-politician Smriti Irani for taking charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> I consider myself business person first: Sunny Leone http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//i-consider-myself-business-person-first-sunny-leone/75961 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/sunny leone20170719163740_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="I consider myself business person first: Sunny Leone" alt="I consider myself business person first: Sunny Leone" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Actress Sunny Leone, who is coming up with her own cosmetic line, says she is a businesswoman first.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//i-think-‘baahubali…-ate-up-business-of-meri-pyaari-ayushmann/75960 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/ayushman20170719162520_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="I think ‘BaahubaliÂ…' ate up business of 'Meri Pyaari...': Ayushmann" alt="I think ‘BaahubaliÂ…' ate up business of 'Meri Pyaari...': Ayushmann" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says he personally received a mixed response to his last release &quot;Meri Pyaari Bindu&quot;, and believes that somehow &quot;Baahubali 2: The Conclusion&quot; ate up the business of his film.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> My app will provide insight into my life: Urvashi Rautela http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//my-app-will-provide-insight-into-my-life-urvashi-rautela/75959 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/urvashi20170719155337_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="My app will provide insight into my life: Urvashi Rautela" alt="My app will provide insight into my life: Urvashi Rautela" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Model-actress Urvashi Rautela on Wednesday launched her own app named after her. She says the app will provide an insight into her personal life.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Couldn't say no to Onir: Designer Varun Bahl on acting debut http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//couldnt-say-no-to-onir-designer-varun-bahl-on-acting-debut/75958 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/VARUN-BAHL-120170719154254_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Couldn't say no to Onir: Designer Varun Bahl on acting debut" alt="Couldn't say no to Onir: Designer Varun Bahl on acting debut" /><p>New Delhi, July 19 : Designer Varun Bahl says he couldn't say no to Onir when the filmmaker asked him to play a role in his film &quot;Shab&quot;, and is open to play more roles on screen.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> We aren't just partners in crime, but also in rhyme: Sachin-Jigar http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//we-arent-just-partners-in-crime-but-also-in-rhyme-sachin-jigar/75957 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/sachin_020170719145247_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="We aren't just partners in crime, but also in rhyme: Sachin-Jigar" alt="We aren't just partners in crime, but also in rhyme: Sachin-Jigar" /><p>New Delhi, July 19 : Composers Sachin Sanghvi and Jigar Saraiya, who have given hit numbers like &quot;Maana ke hum yaar nahin&quot; and &quot;Hoor&quot;, admit to having different opinions, but say they are partners in crime as well as in rhyme.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Shreyas Talpade's wife diagnosed with swine flu, hospitalised http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//shreyas-talpades-wife-diagnosed-with-swine-flu-hospitalised/75956 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/shreyla20170719144914_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Shreyas Talpade's wife diagnosed with swine flu, hospitalised" alt="Shreyas Talpade's wife diagnosed with swine flu, hospitalised" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Actor-filmmaker Shreyas Talpades wife Deepti Talpade has been admitted to a hospital here after being diagnosed with swine flu.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Huge fan of Kammula's natural style of filmmaking: Varun Tej http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//huge-fan-of-kammulas-natural-style-of-filmmaking-varun-tej/75955 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/chennai20170719143501_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Huge fan of Kammula's natural style of filmmaking: Varun Tej" alt="Huge fan of Kammula's natural style of filmmaking: Varun Tej" /><p>Chennai, July 19 : Actor Varun Tej, who has teamed up with Sekhar Kammula in the forthcoming Telugu release &quot;Fidaa&quot;, says he is a fan of the filmmakers natural approach to filmmaking and realism he brings to his craft.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Saiyami Kher, Pooja Gor run for healthy life http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//saiyami-kher-pooja-gor-run-for-healthy-life/75954 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/saiyammmm20170719143143_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Saiyami Kher, Pooja Gor run for healthy life" alt="Saiyami Kher, Pooja Gor run for healthy life" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : &quot;Mirzya&quot; famed Saiyami Kher and TV actress Pooja Gor have made running part of their lives and plan to take up the next challenge of running a half-marathon.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> SRK refrains from smoking on vacation http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//srk-refrains-from-smoking-on-vacation/75953 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/shah_020170719133758_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="SRK refrains from smoking on vacation" alt="SRK refrains from smoking on vacation" /><p>Los Angeles, July 19 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has taken a break from the promotion of his forthcoming film &quot;Jab Harry Met Sejal&quot;, refrained from smoking despite being in a smoking area here.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//understood-basics-of-commercial-cinema-via-‘vaishakam-avantika/75952 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/abdani20170719132807_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Understood basics of commercial cinema via ‘Vaishakam': Avantika" alt="Understood basics of commercial cinema via ‘Vaishakam': Avantika" /><p>Chennai, July 19 : Actress Avantika Mishra says she learnt the basics of commercial cinema - which includes how to present herself on screen in order to appeal to the masses - via forthcoming Telugu romantic drama &quot;Vaishakam&quot;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> I was mad: Big B on daredevil stunt with tiger http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//i-was-mad-big-b-on-daredevil-stunt-with-tiger/75951 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/amitabhh20170719132439_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="I was mad: Big B on daredevil stunt with tiger" alt="I was mad: Big B on daredevil stunt with tiger" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got nostalgic about his daredevil stunt with a real tiger in the 1977 film &quot;Khoon Pasina&quot;, but got labelled as &quot;mad&quot; by some of the stunt directors of the current generation for doing so.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Honoured to be associated with Kabbadi: Kamal Haasan http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//honoured-to-be-associated-with-kabbadi-kamal-haasan/75950 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/kamal hasaan20170719131837_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Honoured to be associated with Kabbadi: Kamal Haasan" alt="Honoured to be associated with Kabbadi: Kamal Haasan" /> 'Dangal' didn't send in entry: IIFA organisers http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//dangal-didnt-send-in-entry-iifa-organisers/75949 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/dangal-m20170719131252_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="'Dangal' didn't send in entry: IIFA organisers" alt="'Dangal' didn't send in entry: IIFA organisers" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : The makers of &quot;Dangal&quot; did not send in an entry for the 18th IIFA Weekend and Awards, the event's organisers said on Tuesday after receiving flak for ignoring appreciated films like &quot;Dangal&quot; and &quot;Airlift&quot; in its nomination pack.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Sonakshi was first choice for Haseena Parkar: Apoorva Lakhia http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//sonakshi-was-first-choice-for-haseena-parkar-apoorva-lakhia/75948 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/Apoorva_Lakhia20170719131005_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Sonakshi was first choice for Haseena Parkar: Apoorva Lakhia" alt="Sonakshi was first choice for Haseena Parkar: Apoorva Lakhia" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : Director Apoorva Lakhia said on Tuesday at the trailer launch of his upcoming film &quot;Haseena Parkar&quot; that he had first approached Sonakshi Sinha to play the central character of Haseena.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> There's obsession for female's body everywhere: Taapsee Pannu http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//theres-obsession-for-females-body-everywhere-taapsee-pannu/75947 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/tapsee20170719130231_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="There's obsession for female's body everywhere: Taapsee Pannu" alt="There's obsession for female's body everywhere: Taapsee Pannu" /><p>New York, July 19 : Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has apologised for her comment on southern cinema's midriff craze, says the obsession for a female body exists everywhere.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mani Ratnam yet to finalise cast for next film http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//mani-ratnam-yet-to-finalise-cast-for-next-film/75946 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/madhvan20170719130110_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Mani Ratnam yet to finalise cast for next film" alt="Mani Ratnam yet to finalise cast for next film" /><p>Chennai, July 19 : Amid rumours that actor R. Madhavan might reunite with Mani Ratnam for the fourth time, a source close to the filmmaker says he hasnt finalised the cast for his next yet-untitled Tamil project.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Huge fan of Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Prachi Desai http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//huge-fan-of-nawazuddin-siddiqui-prachi-desai/75945 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/prachi desai20170719124908_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Huge fan of Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Prachi Desai" alt="Huge fan of Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Prachi Desai" /><p>Mumbai, July 19 : Actress Prachi Desai, who has shared screen space with Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the forthcoming short film &quot;Carbon&quot;, considers herself to be a huge fan of the National Award winning actor.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Karan Johar shares glimpse of twins Roohi, Yash http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//karan-johar-shares-glimpse-of-twins-roohi-yash/75944 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/kkaran20170718180638_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Karan Johar shares glimpse of twins Roohi, Yash" alt="Karan Johar shares glimpse of twins Roohi, Yash" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : Filmmaker Karan Johar has shared the first glimpse of his twins Roohi and Yash.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Happy staying behind camera: Anees Bazmee http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//happy-staying-behind-camera-anees-bazmee/75943 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/anees'_020170718180010_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Happy staying behind camera: Anees Bazmee" alt="Happy staying behind camera: Anees Bazmee" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : Filmmaker Anees Bazmee, who anxiously awaits the release of his forthcoming comedy film &quot;Mubarakan&quot;, says he doesnt have any intentions to act and is happy staying behind the camera.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> There's no set formula for any kind of movie: Amit Sadh http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//theres-no-set-formula-for-any-kind-of-movie-amit-sadh/75942 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/amit20170718174854_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="There's no set formula for any kind of movie: Amit Sadh" alt="There's no set formula for any kind of movie: Amit Sadh" /><p>New Delhi, July 18 : Actor Amit Sadh, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming period film &quot;Raag Desh&quot;, says there is no set formula for success with any kind of movie.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Bruce Lee biopic should be a great movie: Kabir Bedi http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//bruce-lee-biopic-should-be-a-great-movie-kabir-bedi/75941 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/kabir bedi20170718174650_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Bruce Lee biopic should be a great movie: Kabir Bedi" alt="Bruce Lee biopic should be a great movie: Kabir Bedi" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : Veteran actor Kabir Bedi has hailed filmmaker Shekhar Kapurs decision to direct the Bruce Lee biopic and said it will be a &quot;great movie&quot;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Writers now pre-censoring their screenplays: Neeraj Ghaywan http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//writers-now-pre-censoring-their-screenplays-neeraj-ghaywan/75940 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/neraj20170718155922_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Writers now pre-censoring their screenplays: Neeraj Ghaywan" alt="Writers now pre-censoring their screenplays: Neeraj Ghaywan" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : National award winning director and screenwriter Neeraj Ghaywan says that writers in today's time are pre-censoring their screenplays and the reason behind this is the constant resistance that artistes face from various factions for showing true picture.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Ajith at Tirupati temple ahead of 'Vivegam' release http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//ajith-at-tirupati-temple-ahead-of-vivegam-release/75939 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/athij20170718155433_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Ajith at Tirupati temple ahead of 'Vivegam' release" alt="Ajith at Tirupati temple ahead of 'Vivegam' release" /><p>Chennai, July 18 : Actor Ajith Kumar offered his prayers at Tirupati temple on Tuesday ahead of the release of his Tamil film &quot;Vivegam&quot; next month.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Erotica written more from male point of view: Alankrita Shrivastava http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//erotica-written-more-from-male-point-of-view-alankrita-shrivastava/75938 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/lipstick20170718155229_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Erotica written more from male point of view: Alankrita Shrivastava" alt="Erotica written more from male point of view: Alankrita Shrivastava" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : &quot;Lipstick Under My Burkha&quot; director Alankrita Shrivastava feels that erotic literature is mainly written from the male point of view, which she says is unfair.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> I don't look down upon any medium, says Anil Kapoor http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//i-dont-look-down-upon-any-medium-says-anil-kapoor/75937 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/ANIL20170718154839_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="I don't look down upon any medium, says Anil Kapoor" alt="I don't look down upon any medium, says Anil Kapoor" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : Veteran actor Anil Kapoor, who explored television and digital entertainment platform along with Bollywood cinema, says, as an artist, he does not look down upon other mediums of entertainment in comparison to the magnitude of cinema.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Varun Dhawan apologises for 'nepotism' barb http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//varun-dhawan-apologises-for-nepotism-barb/75936 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/varun_020170718154642_l.JPG" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Varun Dhawan apologises for 'nepotism' barb" alt="Varun Dhawan apologises for 'nepotism' barb" /><p>Mumbai, July 18 : Actor Varun Dhawan has apologised for his &quot;Nepotism rocks&quot; act at the IIFA Awards in New Jersey, that created a stir over social media last week.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Men, dress up right for work http://bollywoodcountry.com/?q=detail//men-dress-up-right-for-work/75935 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 <img src="upload/Multimedia/men work20170718142951_l.jpg" hspace="10" align="left" width="171" height="100" title="Men, dress up right for work" alt="Men, dress up right for work" /><p>New Delhi, July 18 : Smart dressing boosts up the confidence and helps in rendering an aura filled with passion and right attitude in office but at the same time looking sharp and relaxed is a key aspect in todays work wear fashion. From blending white and black to going for neutral or classic colour scheme can make you look different and classy.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>