Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Divine, Amit Trivedi, B Praak at Bollywood Music Project 5.0 ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:21:33 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The fifth edition of Bollywood Music Project is about to launch next month, and fans will get to watch over 50 artistes in action, including Divine, B Praak and Amit Trivedi in Delhi-NCR and Mumbai.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bigg Boss 13: Got closer to Rashami on show, says Arhaan ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:20:42 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actress Rashami Desai's rumoured boyfriend and model Arhaan Khan is the latest contestant to be evicted from "Bigg Boss season 13", and he is in "complete shock".

]]> <![CDATA[ Shruti Haasan heads to UK soon for upcoming concerts ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:19:55 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actress-singer Shruti Haasan has the Tamil film "Laabam" and an untitled Telugu project coming up, and is also focussing on her musical journey. She will head to the UK later this month for her latest gigs.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rahul Bose: Would like to play Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in biopic ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:19:29 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose, who was a part of Indian national rugby team, has expressed his desire to play Nepali-Indian mountaineer Tenzing Norgay, who was one of the first two mountaineers to scale Mount Everest along with Sir Edmund Hillary.

]]> <![CDATA[ Fringe group seeking publicity through my film, says 'Tony' director ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:18:23 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) "Rustom" writer Vipul K. Rawal, who got a legal notice for reportedly hurting religious sentiments of the Christian community through the poster of his film "Tony", says certain vested interest groups are looking to gain publicity through his debut directorial.

]]> <![CDATA[ Manushi Chillar: First shot for debut film was simply surreal ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:17:44 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Former beauty queen Manushi Chillar gave the first shot for her debut Hindi film "Prithviraj" on Monday. It was a "beautiful coincidence", she noted that she gave her first shot for the film on the same day she was crowned Miss World two years ago.

]]> <![CDATA[ Boney Kapoor gets emotional while receiving ANR Award for Sridevi ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:17:13 +0530

Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Producer Boney Kapoor got teary-eyed while accepting Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) Award on behalf of his late wife and eighties Bollywood superstar Sridevi.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lauv to perform in India in June 2020 ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:01:03 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) American singer-songwriter Lauv will be back in India for a multi-city tour in June next year.

]]> <![CDATA[ Maniesh Paul joins 'Frozen' universe ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:00:36 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Maniesh Paul has dubbed for the character of Kristoff in the Hindi version of Hollywood animated movie "Frozen 2".

]]> <![CDATA[ I have not been loved like this ever: Kanika Kapoor ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:59:58 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who is known for peppy numbers like "Baby Doll" (Ragini MMS 2) and "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" (Roy), says she has never been loved like the way her fans have showered her with.

]]> <![CDATA[ Aamir Khan makes an impressive 'Laal Singh Chaddha' ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:59:24 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan on Monday unveiled his look from "Laal Singh Chaddha".

]]> <![CDATA[ Jackky Bhagnani bags rights for desi version of Arabic song ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:58:56 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani has acquired rights to create the Indian adaptation of the Arabic song, "Mi Gna" by Armenian-American DJ Super Sako.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'One Mic Stand': Of Shashi Tharoor's wit and little else (IANS Review: Rating: * * & 1/2) ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:57:50 +0530

"One Mic Stand" (Limited stand-up comedy series on Amazon Prime); Featuring: Shashi Tharoor, Bhuvan Bam, Taapsee Pannu, Richa Chadha, Vishal Dadlani, Zakir Khan, Kunal Kamra, Angad Singh Ranyal, Rohan Joshi, Ashish Shakya and Sapan Verma; Rating: * * & 1/2 (two and a half stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Salman Khan appeals fitness lovers not to use steroids ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:57:09 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan, who has inspired millions of people in the country to take up fitness with his muscular brawn, has urged fitness freaks not to use steroids, pointing out that such substances triggered off liver and kidney ailments besides causing other harmful effects to the body.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rahul Bose: Would like to Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in biopic ]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:56:42 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose, who was a part of Indian national rugby team, has expressed his desire to play Nepali-Indian mountaineer Tenzing Norgay, who was one of the first two mountaineers to scale Mount Everest along with Sir Edmund Hillary.

]]> <![CDATA[ Netizens troll Ranu Mondal over her make-up ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:44:25 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Internet sensation Ranu Mondal has been met with a string of trolls on social media over the past few days for several reasons.

]]> <![CDATA[ Filmmaker to take 'Jhund' to court for copyright violation ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:43:34 +0530

Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Hyderabad-based filmmaker Nandi Chinni Kumar has sent legal notices to makers of upcoming Hindi movie 'Jhund' and actor Amitabh Bachchan, who is playing the lead role in the film, for copyright infringement.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lucky Ali: If online clicks make you happy, you are a loser ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:42:39 +0530 New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In today's day and age, most artistes are trying hard to stay relevant. For singer Lucky Ali, who has been in the music industry for over three decades, it's all about staying "irrelevant". He says that the number of online views his songs garner don't thrill him. ]]> <![CDATA[ Tara Sutaria: Being trolled is part and parcel of my job ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:41:55 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Budding Bollywood actress Tara Sutaria has often been trolled by the fashion police for her wardrobe, be it her sizzling Diwali saree or the tube top-skirt combo she wore at a recent event.

]]> <![CDATA[ Deepika's witty quip to love-struck fan ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:41:04 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Bollywood couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh celebrated their first wedding anniversary on Thursday, and the spirit of mush seems to have rubbed off on some of their fans, too.

]]> <![CDATA[ Randeep Hooda, Farah Khan come together to discuss cinema trends ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:40:29 +0530

Gurugram, Nov 16 (IANS) Actors Randeep Hooda and Seema Pahwa along with filmmakers Farah Khan, Mansi Jain and actor-producer Anuraag Malhan came together here on Saturday to talk about the trends in Indian cinema.

]]> <![CDATA[ Dimple Kapadia: I am alive and kicking ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:39:48 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Author and former actress Twinkle Khanna was snapped outside a hospital here on Saturday, making many to believe that her mother Dimple Kapadia was hospitalised. When IANS contacted Dimple, the veteran actress laughed away the rumours.

]]> <![CDATA[ New-gen star siblings get innovative with showbiz entry ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:50:24 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Karisma and Kareena Kapoor, Saif and Soha Ali Khan, Kajol and Tanishaa, Shilpa and Shamita Shetty -- all of them, actors and siblings who made a mark in recent years. Cut to 2019, a new generation of siblings is raring to go in Bollywood, following in the footsteps of famous brothers or sisters.

]]> <![CDATA[ Social media following replaces fan mail (Column: B-Town) ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:48:55 +0530

Draw has been a watchword in the film industry all along. The industry revolved around this word: the opening draw, weekend draw and which star had the draw. The power to pull in the audience to start with, and the rest would be left to the merits of the film. The thing was that, a good draw over the weekend and the opening week assured a certain recovery, a buffer.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bon Appetit! Katy Perry enthralls fans with her Firework ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:48:02 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) With over 25,000 fans, pop icon Katy Perry's mesmerising performance blew the audience away at the OnePlus music festival held at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

]]> <![CDATA[ Here's how Bachchans celebrated Aaradhya's 8th b'day ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:46:42 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Like every year, the Bachchan family, this time too, hosted a grand bash on Aaradhya's birthday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Katy Perry thanks Karan Johar for 'warm welcome' ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:46:04 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) International pop singer Katy Perry, who was in India, thanked filmmaker Karan Johar for the "warm welcome".

]]> <![CDATA[ Sidharth Malhotra elated with 'Marjaavaan' response ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:45:40 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra says he is happy that people have accepted him as an action hero once again with "Marjaavaan".

]]> <![CDATA[ Janhvi Kapoor finds Arjun, Rakul 'cute' in their new film ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:45:13 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actors Arjun Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh have started shooting for their rom-com film, and they are already being praised for looking "cute" together.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shilpa Shetty: Life is just so complicated today ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:43:58 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra says life has become very complicated today, with people putting so much pressure on their relationships.

]]> <![CDATA[ Aditya Roy Kapur's shirtless look leaves fans in awe ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:43:34 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who turned a year older a day ago, treated his fans by sharing his shirtless look from his upcoming film "Malang".

]]> <![CDATA[ Have a look at Salman's loved-up post with bodyguard Shera ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:40:33 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan never leaves a chance to express his love for his closed ones on social media, and this time he took out a moment to appreciate his bond with his personal bodyguard Shera.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhishek Banerjee joins Kartik Aaryan in 'Dostana 2' ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:39:54 +0530

Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) "Stree" fame actor Abhishek Banerjee is the latest addition to the cast of "Dostana 2". He is currently shooting along with Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor in Chandigarh.

]]> <![CDATA[ It's a working birthday for Aparshakti Khurana ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:39:02 +0530

Ludhiana, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana, who turns a year older on Monday, will be spending his birthday shooting for his upcoming film.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B concerned over future of movie theatres ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:05:30 +0530

Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Expressing concern over the future of movie theatres in the age of digital entertainment, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Friday suggested that films should be released first on big screens and then on online platforms and devices, but cautioned that realistic pricing of tickets and good content were a must to draw people out of their sofas.

]]> <![CDATA[ It's time for family vacation for Kirti Kulhari ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:04:48 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari is enjoying a "short-break" with her family in Bali, and says it is exciting for her.

]]> <![CDATA[ TV actress says junior artiste raped her, left her pregnant ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:03:56 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) A television actress, who has appeared in shows like "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki", "Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand" and "Nach Baliye", has reportedly accused a junior artiste of raping her in a hotel room. She has further alleged that she subsequently got pregnant.

]]> <![CDATA[ Farhan posts pic of 'Toofan' boxing training ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:03:26 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has shared a new training photograph from his upcoming film "Toofan", directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sharad Kelkar says Bhansali's 'Ram-Leela' was a gamechanger for him ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:02:09 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Sharad Kelkar rose to fame with his role in "Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram-Leela" and he could not agree more about that fact. The actor calls the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial a gamechanger for him.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ekta Kapoor: Making 'Nagin' for TV as much fun as 'Broken But Beautiful' for OTT ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:01:16 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor loves balancing her job profile as a producer on different platforms of entertainment, whether it is film, television or web shows. The new season of her unconventional OTT show, "Broken But Beautiful" was fun working on, she says, as is always the case with her popular TV series "Naagin" that has been dubbed regressive by many.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ayushmann decodes real masculinity ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:00:13 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has been redefining the concept of hero and heroism in Bollywood with his choice of roles. The consecutive success of his past seven films, as well as the recognition these films have fetched him, proves that the actor has succeeded to a large extent in changing popular perceptions of on-screen masculinity.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bhumi Pednekar: Ayushmann, I are fortunate on-screen jodi ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 17:59:28 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar says her on screen "jodi" with actor Ayushmann Khurrana, with whom she has worked in hits like "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan" and "Bala", is definitely fortunate.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'House Arrest' is a disgrace from Netflix (Review; Rating: *&1/2) ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 17:58:55 +0530

"House Arrest" (Netflix film); Cast: Ali Fazal, Shriya Palgaonkar, Jim Sarbh; Direction: Shashanka Ghosh & Samit Basu; Rating: *&1/2 (one and a half stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Lata Mangeshkar is doing 'good' ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:33:27 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar is on her way to recovery after being hospitalised for viral chest congestion and is "doing good" on Saturday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tahira Kashyap: Was insecure earlier about Ayushmann's make-out scenes ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:30:52 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Author, filmmaker and cancer survivor Tahira Kashyap says she used to feel insecure while watching make-out scenes of her husband, actor Ayushmann Khurrana, in films, but she has learnt to overcome that feeling.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vaani Kapoor: Insecurity hasn't crept into my life so far ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:22:30 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) She has been around for six years in the glitzy world of Bollywood but has done just four films. Actress Vaani Kapoor seems to be taking it slow and steady in the Hindi film industry. She says insecurity has not crept into her life so far because she believes in giving her 100 per cent dedication to the work she does.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Marjaavaan': Tweeples hail 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram' ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:40:08 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Milap Zaveri's 'Marjaavaan' starring Sidharth Malhotra and Tara Sutaria have received quite a good response at the box office after its grand release on Friday. Fans are bombarding the cinema houses to enjoy the action drama. On the same day, makers of the film include a new song, 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram' just a couple of minutes ago and it is sure to get you all even more excited for the movie.

]]> <![CDATA[ Konkona: Audiobooks are great to exercise imagination ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:35:22 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Konkona Sen Sharma has lent her voice to the audiobook of the Anita Nair's novel "Twin Beds". She feels audiobooks are a new and interesting approach to tap the imagination of people who do not have the patience to read.

]]> <![CDATA[ Dua Lipa meets SRK while in Mumbai ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:32:51 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Pop sensation Dua Lipa met Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan while on her maiden concert trip in Mumbai.

]]> <![CDATA[ Parineeti Chopra to Sania Mirza: Youre real in a sea of fake ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:30:26 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Tennis icon Sania Mirza is "real in a sea of fake" feels Parineeti Chopra.