Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Riteish remembers his father on his birth anniversary ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 16:14:31 +0530

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh became nostalgic on Sunday, the 74th birth anniversary of late Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.


]]> <![CDATA[ Always wanted to work with Nawazuddin: Sudhir Mishra ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 16:12:44 +0530

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Sudhir Mishra, who is collaborating with Bollwyood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui for the screen adaptation of the novel "Serious Men", says he was keen to work with the actor and was awaiting the right role to offer to him.


]]> <![CDATA[ Priyanka, Nick celebrate a year of togetherness ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 16:11:11 +0530

London, May 26 (IANS) Star couple Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas on Sunday marked their first anniversary since they met and the actor-singer made sure it was special for his wife.


]]> <![CDATA[ Big for TV to have a finale like 'Naagin 3' has: Anita ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 16:06:19 +0530

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Marvel fans may have been miffed when an "Avengers: Endgame" twist was used to build anticipation for the scale of the "Naagin 3" final episode which features characters from its past seasons, but actress Anita Hassanandani says it is "big" for Indian television to have a finale of this sort.


]]> <![CDATA[ Modi biopic not historical, but mythological ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 15:29:05 +0530

Film: PM Narendra Modi; Starring: Vivek Oberoi, Manoj Joshi and Suresh Oberoi; Director: Omung Kumar B; Rating: * 1/2 (one-and-a-half stars)


]]> <![CDATA[ Hrithik's 'Super 30' now set for July 12 release ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 15:04:13 +0530

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Super 30" has a new release date, finally. It will hit the screens on July 12.


]]> <![CDATA[ Initially Priyanka was keen to do 'Bharat': Salman ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 15:02:46 +0530

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) It was Priyanka Chopra Jonas who had initially shown keen interest to be a part of "Bharat", according to superstar Salman Khan who says her last-minute exit from the film was "embarrassing".


]]> <![CDATA[ No 'Bigg Boss' for Jwala Gutta ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 15:00:46 +0530

Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) Former Indian badminton player Jwala Gutta has denied rumours that she may be seen as a participant in the third season of the Telugu version of the controversial reality TV show "Bigg Boss".


]]> <![CDATA[ Will reconsider directing 'Laxmmi Bomb', says Lawrence ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 14:58:00 +0530

Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrence said that he would reconsider his decision to direct the upcoming Akshay Kumar-starrer horror-comedy "Laxmmi Bomb" if the makers give him the respect he deserves.


]]> <![CDATA[ I'm not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam ]]> Sun, 26 May 2019 14:55:59 +0530

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now.


]]> <![CDATA[ You changed my life forever: Anupam to Mahesh Bhatt ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 21:48:53 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher credits his flourishing career in Bollywood to filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who directed him in the 1984 acclaimed film "Saaransh".


]]> <![CDATA[ Rishi, Neetu discuss movies with Hirani in New York ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 21:45:45 +0530

New York, May 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani met actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh in New York and discussed about movies.


]]> <![CDATA[ KJo joins Netflix family, to spread 'whole lotta love' ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 21:43:50 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar's fans got a surprise gift on his 47th birthday on Saturday. Netflix India announced that he will host a dating show on the platform where he will spread a "whole lotta love".


]]> <![CDATA[ 'PM Narendra Modi' makes nearly Rs 3 crore on day 1 ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 21:42:20 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) "PM Narendra Modi", a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, raked in nearly Rs 3 crore on the first day of its release.


]]> <![CDATA[ There's no such thing as bankable star: Diljit ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 21:40:16 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming Punjabi film titled "Shadaa", says whether it is Bollywood or Punjabi films, the audience comes to watch a story and good characters rather than a star, so he does not believe in the term "bankable star".


]]> <![CDATA[ Anil, Tina Ambani meet Rishi Kapoor in New York ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 21:11:52 +0530

New York, May 25 (IANS) Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani visited veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is undergoing medical treatment here since last year.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sanjay remembers father Sunil Dutt on death anniversary ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 21:04:16 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) On his father Sunil Dutt's 14th death anniversary on Saturday, his son and actor Sanjay Dutt got emotional and posted a black and white photograph of "the pillars of our family".


]]> <![CDATA[ B-Town celebs wish 'love guru' KJo on 47th birthday ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 21:01:29 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Celebrities including Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Sunny Leone on Saturday showered love on filmmaker Karan Johar on his 47th birthday by describing him as the "love guru" and "the man who redefined romance in India".


]]> <![CDATA[ Thor is Sidharth Malhotra's favourite Avenger ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 20:58:07 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra says the God of Thunder - Thor - is his favourite Avenger.


]]> <![CDATA[ Varun Sharma a fan of Nitesh Tiwari's personality ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 20:56:13 +0530

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma is happy to work with director Nitesh Tiwari in "Chhichhore". He says he has become a fan of the filmmaker's personality after having the "pleasure of knowing him".


]]> <![CDATA[ Conversations with Danny Boyle always insightful: Anil ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 20:54:03 +0530

London, May 25 (IANS) Indian actor Anil Kapoor met British filmmaker Danny Boyle in London where they spoke about "family, friends and the future".


]]> <![CDATA[ Ranbir, Alia together in 1st TV ad ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 16:40:53 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Star couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have come together for the first time in a TV commercial.

]]> <![CDATA[ Inaaya sings happy birthday to 'papa' Kunal Kemmu ]]> Sat, 25 May 2019 14:54:20 +0530

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kemmu, who turned 36 on Saturday, received the "bestest gift" from his daughter Inaaya Naumi Khan.


]]> <![CDATA[ IMW looks like a weathered TV show (IANS Review, Rating: **) ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:24:46 +0530

Film: "India's Most Wanted"; Director: Raj Kumar Gupta; Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Rajesh Sharma, Gaurav Mishra, Prasanth and Aasif Khan; Rating: **


]]> <![CDATA[ Mira is a hands-on mother: Ishaan Khatter ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:19:32 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actor Ishaan Khatter says his brother and actor Shahid Kapoor's wife Mira is a hands-on mother.


]]> <![CDATA[ Shantanu Maheshwari found smoking cigarettes tough ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:17:31 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actor Shantanu Maheshwari, who had to smoke cigarettes for a few scenes of his new show, found smoking quite tough.


]]> <![CDATA[ Salman Khan gets emotional about Laxmikant Berde ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:15:21 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan has worked with Laxmikant Berde a number of times. He says the late actor was one of the biggest reasons for the success of their 1989 film "Maine Pyar Kiya".


]]> <![CDATA[ Care for your hair with aloe vera, coconut oil ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:13:02 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The combination of heat, humidity and pollution can take a toll on your hair. But you can care well for it with the combined goodness of aloe vera and coconut oil, suggest experts.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sumeet to share screen space with Salman Khan again ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:06:48 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actor Sumeet Samnani, who featured in Salman Khan-starrer "Sultan", will reunite with the superstar on-screen, this time for the forthcoming movie "Bharat".


]]> <![CDATA[ Episodic shows more convenient: Sana Amin Sheikh ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:03:59 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actress Sana Amin Sheikh says episodic shows are more convenient to take on.


]]> <![CDATA[ My body, my rules: Fatima hits back at troll ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 17:21:33 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actress Fatima Sana Shaikh gave a befitting reply to a social media user who commented on the "Dangal" actress' dressing style, saying it's "my body".


]]> <![CDATA[ Vicky's liberating experience with 'Manmarziyaan' ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 17:20:01 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Vicky Kaushal says working on "Manmarziyaan" has been one of the most liberating experiences for him as an actor.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sushmita Sen's beau, daughters crown her again ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 17:16:40 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) It's been 25 years since Sushmita Sen was crowned Miss Universe. Her beau Rohman Shawl and daughters Renee and Alisah crowned the diva yet again as they celebrated her achievement.


]]> <![CDATA[ Several film celebs win in LS battle, some lose ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 16:51:29 +0530

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In the political 'dangal' of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, a slew of film celebrities including Hema Malini, Sunny Deol, Kirron Kher, Manoj Tiwari, Anubhav Mohanty, Mimi Chakraborty and Nushrat Jahan emerged victorious.


]]> <![CDATA[ How Dimple Kapadia landed a Christopher Nolan film ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 15:45:38 +0530

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Here's a casting coup of sorts that has got everyone surprised -- veteran Indian actress Dimple Kapadia in a Christopher Nolan film. While the National Award-winning actress, who has been a part of showbiz since 1973, was initially hesitant to take on the role, she left the casting team mighty impressed.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'PM Narendra Modi': A hurriedly mounted hagiography (IANS Review, Rating: **) ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 15:35:01 +0530

Film: "PM Narendra Modi"; Director: Omung Kumar; Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Manoj Joshi, Zarina Wahab, Prashant Narayanan, Rajendra Gupta, Rajesh Sharma, Anjan Srivastav and Jatin Karyekar; Rating: **


]]> <![CDATA[ Deepika Singh on husband taking break for her, child ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 14:05:17 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actress Deepika Singh of "Diya Aur Baati Hum" fame is back in the telly world where actors generally shoot for long hours. She says motherhood shouldn't make women leave their passion, and that she feels fortunate to have a husband who has taken a break from work so that she can do a full-fledged role in a TV show.


]]> <![CDATA[ Salman goes shirtless, pitches for 'Swachch, fit Bharat' ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 14:03:44 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) After congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his "decisive victory", Bollywood superstar Salman Khan went shirtless in a bid to urge Indians to work towards a 'swachch and fit Bharat'.


]]> <![CDATA[ Tamannaah Bhatia's 'Khamoshi' release date pushed ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 14:01:56 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Prabhudheva and Tamannaah Bhatias "Khamoshi", which was slated to release on May 31, will now open on June 14. The makers have pushed the date to avoid a clash with "Devi 2".


]]> <![CDATA[ Exciting time for women in movies: Tara Sutaria ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 13:57:38 +0530

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Newcomer Tara Sutaria, who has just made her Bollywood debut with "Student of the Year 2", feels it is an "exciting" time for women in the film industry.


]]> <![CDATA[ KJo meets 'favourite couple' Rishi, Neetu in NY ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 13:55:36 +0530

New York, May 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar paid a visit to veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is undergoing medical treatment here since last year.


]]> <![CDATA[ I'm so insecure that I'm driven by it: Tiger Shroff ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 13:53:39 +0530

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Insecurity drives Tiger Shroff to constantly seek approval and appreciation, says the actor who has clocked five years in the film industry.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'India's Most Wanted' a game-changer in cinema on terrorism ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 13:51:06 +0530

Film: India's Most Wanted; Starring: Arjun Kapoor, Rajesh Sharma; Writer and Director Rajkumar Gupta; Rating: ****(4 stars)


]]> <![CDATA[ You set an example: Twinkle to mom Dimple ]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 13:49:19 +0530

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Twinkle Khanna feels proud as a daughter that her mother and veteran actress Dimple Kapadia has, at the age of 61, landed a role in a Christopher Nolan film.


]]> <![CDATA[ Film fraternity hails Modi's smashing victory ]]> Thu, 23 May 2019 22:46:06 +0530

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Members of the Indian film fraternity, including veterans like Asha Bhosle and Rajinikanth, congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the BJP-led coalition registered a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections.


]]> <![CDATA[ My gut has never let me down: Ayushmann Khurrana ]]> Thu, 23 May 2019 22:36:04 +0530

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says he is known for middle-of-the-road cinema, where there is a collaboration of critical and commercial success.


]]> <![CDATA[ Mahesh Bhatt wraps up first schedule of 'Sadak 2' ]]> Thu, 23 May 2019 22:33:17 +0530

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The first shooting schedule of Mahesh Bhatt directorial "Sadak 2" has been completed, and actress Pooja Bhatt is convinced something "special" is taking shape.


]]> <![CDATA[ GoT would be tough to emulate, says Rajamouli ]]> Thu, 23 May 2019 22:26:23 +0530

Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who raised the bar for Indian cinema with the epic "Baahubali" series, said the just-concluded international show "Game Of Thrones" (GoT) was an emotional roller-coaster ride and would be tough to emulate for years to come.


]]> <![CDATA[ Actor Rituraj turns 55, vows to work for 'new India' ]]> Thu, 23 May 2019 22:22:51 +0530

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actor Rituraj K. Singh, who turned 55 on Thursday -- the day of the Lok Sabha election results -- says he has resolved to be a more responsible citizen.


]]> <![CDATA[ Negative comments on Instagram affect Jacqueline ]]> Thu, 23 May 2019 22:17:46 +0530


Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she is a sensitive person, and negative comments on social media do affect her.