Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ When people thought Big B had lost his eyesight! ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:55:21 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan uploaded a throwback picture on Saturday, striking retro swagger in sunglasses. He recalled those were the days when wearing glasses like the ones he does in the image was not in vogue, and many thought he had lost his eyesight.

]]> <![CDATA[ Padma Shri actor Vivekh passes away. TN to accord police honours (afternoon ld) ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:55:03 +0530

Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Tamil movie comedian and Padma Shri recipient Vivekh passed away on Saturday at a private hospital here. He was 59.

]]> <![CDATA[ Telugu industry colleagues wish Pawan Kalyan a speedy recovery from Covid ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:54:38 +0530

Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Wishes have continued pouring in for Telugu star and JanSena Party founder Pawan Kalyan, ever since the party's official Twitter handle announced he had tested Covid positive.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sonu Sood tests Covid positive ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:54:15 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood has tested Covid positive. He took to social media to share the news with fans on Saturday, asking them not to worry.

]]> <![CDATA[ Katrina Kaif tests negative for Covid ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:53:47 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif has tested negative for Covid-19. The Bollywood star took to Instagram to share the news with fans on Saturday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rajini, Kamal, Mohanlal and many others mourn Vivekh's demise ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:53:23 +0530

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Celebrities across the Indian film industry took to social media to mourn the death of Padma Shri recipient Tamil actor and comedian Vivekanandan, also known as Vivekh, who passed away in Chennai on Saturday. He was 59.

]]> <![CDATA[ Priyamani Raj's husband encouraged her to act on OTT platforms ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:52:43 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Priyamani Raj, who stars as Sakshi in the series "His Storyy", says that it was her husband who encouraged her to do shows on OTT platforms.

]]> <![CDATA[ Juhi Chawla's lockdown mantra: Spread cheer on the phone ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:52:17 +0530 Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla on Saturday took to social media to suggest a positive way in which one could make others happy, during these tough times that force people to stay at home. ]]> <![CDATA[ Seerat Kapoor on B'wood debut: Telugu audience knows I'll never leave them ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:51:56 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Telugu star Seerat Kapoor will soon make her Hindi debut in the upcoming film "Maarich". The Mumbai-based-actress insists joining Hindi films does not mean shifting focus from Tollywood.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ajeeb Daastaans: Take the sloppy with the smooth (IANS Review; Rating: * * *) ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:07:17 +0530

Ajeeb Daastaans (film on Netflix); Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Armaan Ralhan, Abhishek Banerjee, Nushrratt Bharuccha, Inayat Verma, Konkona Sen Sharma, Aditi Rao Hydari, Shefali Shah, Manav Kaul, Tota Roy Chowdhury; Direction: Shashank Khaitan, Raj Mehta, Neeraj Ghaywan, Kayoze Irani; Rating: * * * (three stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Angad Bedi on why he avoids showing daughter's face on social media ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:06:52 +0530

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Bollywood couple Angad Bedi and Neha Dhupia often post pictures of family outings on social media, but so far they have ensured that their two-year-old daughter Mehr's face has never been exposed for th camera. Angad says this is their efforts as parents to protect the child from media scrutiny. However, when she grows up, she is free to be in the limelight if she wants to.

]]> <![CDATA[ Why Rannvijay Singha never bothers about his position in industry ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:06:35 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Rannvijay Singha never bothers about what position he enjoys in the industry, as long as he can provide for his family.

]]> <![CDATA[ Aditi Rao Hydari: I am dying to go back to theatres ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:06:11 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Aditi Rao Hydrari says while OTT is doing a great job at entertaining the audience, she does miss the big screen.

]]> <![CDATA[ Brown is a good complexion to flaunt, in era of inclusivity ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:05:16 +0530

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian showbiz is once again on the global map. "Delhi Crime" and Arjun Mathur won International Emmys, Adarsh Gourav had a BAFTA nomination. His film "The White Tiger" went to the BAFTAs, too, and is in contention at the Oscars. Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone hit the Hollywood highway. Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World 2017.

]]> <![CDATA[ Meera Jasmine returns after hiatus in Sathyan Anthikadu film ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:05:01 +0530

Kochi, April 17 (IANS) After almost a five year hiatus hugely popular actress Meera Jasmine is all set to don the greasepaint in the film of master story teller- Sathyan Anthikadu.

]]> <![CDATA[ How Hiroyuki Sanada prepared for Scorpion role in 'Mortal Kombat' ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:04:43 +0530

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Japanese actor Hiroyuki Sanada, who plays Scorpion in the upcoming action thriller "Mortal Kombat", says that he did extensive research for the character once he came on board.

]]> <![CDATA[ Isla Fisher, Leslie Mann on being married to comedians ]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:04:17 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Hollywood actresses Isla Fisher and Leslie Mann have opened up about being married to funnymen. While Fisher's husband is comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, Mann is married to comedian-filmmaker Judd Apatow.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tamil actor Vivek critical, undergoes angioplasty (Ld) ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:56:34 +0530

Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Tamil movie comedy actor and Padma Shri awardee Vivek is in a critical condition and is on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) support, said a private hospital where he was admitted on Friday morning after showing 'acute coronary syndrome with cardiogenic shock'.

]]> <![CDATA[ Armaan Malik: Artistes shouldn't lose their art while looking for numbers ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:56:11 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik on Friday took a jibe at the latest trend of numbers playing a crucial role in the present-day music scene. He slammed the idea of number of likes or views on a video deciding whether a song was hit or flop.

]]> <![CDATA[ Satyadeep Misra: 'His Storyy' talks of acceptance for a marginalised community ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:55:49 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Satyadeep Mishra, who stars in the series "His Storyy", says the makers of the show want to start a conversation of acceptance for a community that continues to be marginalised.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kartik Aaryan won't be another Sushant, warn fans ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:55:32 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Soon after Karan Johar's banner Dharma Productions dropped their official statement on social media announcing lead actor Kartik Aaryan's exit from the film on Friday evening, netizens started slamming the production house alleging nepotism.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Dostana 2' row: Netizens back Kartik Aaryan, raise nepotism issue ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:55:07 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Kartik Aaryan's name started trending on Twitter on Friday after reports emerged that he is no longer a part of filmmaker Karan Johar's upcoming "Dostana 2".

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Dostana 2' row: Dharma Productions officially announce Kartik Aaryan's exit ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:54:38 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Karan Johar's banner Dharma Productions on Friday evening posted an Instagram note to officially announce that actor Kartik Aaryan will no longer star in the filmmaker's upcoming "Dostana 2".

]]> <![CDATA[ Gulfam Khan tried bringing humour that kids understand in 'Nikki Aur Jaadui Bubble' ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:54:07 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actress Gulfam Khan says she has tried to reach out to the target audience with her performance in the new children's show, "Nikki Aur Jaadui Bubble".

]]> <![CDATA[ Divine's track 'Rider' directed by American music video maker Gil Green ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:53:47 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Rapper Divine has teamed up with American music video and film director Gil Green for the music video of his new track "Rider".

]]> <![CDATA[ Gul Panag: Business of life has become urgent for focus on environment ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:53:18 +0530

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Actress Gul Panag feels enough is not being done for the environment, though she doesn't think it is a result of indifference.

]]> <![CDATA[ Amy Walsh misses working with Michael Praed ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:52:54 +0530

Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actress Amy Walsh, who shared the screen with Michael Praed in the show "Emmerdale", says she was devastated when he left the show.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sunny Leone: Difficult to box with mask on, but safety over comfort ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:52:23 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Sunny Leone on Friday observed how it was difficult to practice boxing with a mask on, but important to cover the face.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vicky Kaushal tests negative for Covid-19 ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:52:05 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal on Friday evening confirmed that he has tested negative for Covid-19.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shaan reacts to 1,700 people testing Covid positive at Kumbh Mela ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:43:32 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Singer Shaan on Friday reacted to a news report on Twitter stating over 1,700 people have tested positive for Covid-19 at Kumbh Mela, Haridwar between April 10 and 14.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ajay Devgn, Siddharth Roy Kapur to produce 'Gobar!' ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:08:22 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor-producer Ajay Devgn has announced his new production, a comic drama named "Gobar!" along with Siddharth Roy Kapur.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B calls son Abhishek Bachchan 'father's pride' ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:42:29 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has described son Abhishek as "fathers pride", along with a cryptic jargon he wrote in his new Instagram post.

]]> <![CDATA[ Natasha Rastogi: Acting is a constant journey of learning ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:42:10 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actress Natasha Rastogi, who was recently seen in the digitally-released film "Pagglait", says acting for her will always be a constant journey of learning.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kareena posts pic of newborn son, hides face with emoji ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:41:53 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor Khan on Friday posted a picture of husband Saif Ali Khan and elder son Taimur looking at her newborn son, but covered the face of the infant with a babyface emoji.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shibani Bedi on why being content creator doesn't guarantee films ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:57:29 +0530

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Shibani Bedi, who is known widely as Instagram's Prabha Didi, was recently seen in the feature film "Flight". The online sensation, who is trying to carve her space in Bollywood, says having lakhs of followers on social media does not automatically guarantee film roles.

]]> <![CDATA[ Adarsh Gourav: I'd love to sing and compose for a film ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:55:29 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Adarsh Gourav, lead star of the Oscar-nominated film "The White Tiger", says that, being a trained classical singer, he wishes to sing and compose for films in the future.

]]> <![CDATA[ Top names of North and South co-star in mega projects ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:21:16 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actors and actresses of North and South Indian film industries joining hands is not new. Bollywood and South stars collaborating on screen has been a trend in the past with the likes of Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Prabhu Deva, and many others collaborating with Aishwarya Rai, Deepika Padukone, Sonakshi Sinha, Manisha Koirala, Raveena Tandon and Kajol etc.

]]> <![CDATA[ Celebs tell Drew Barrymore of one thing at home they're obsessed with ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:20:07 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Hollywood personalities Jamie Dornan, Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo have opened up on the one thing they tag as "cool" at home, on "The Drew Barrymore Show".

]]> <![CDATA[ Rithvik Dhanjani: Why must I fear the media glare? ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:19:32 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Rithvik Dhanjani says the best part of being an actor is to be able to play different parts. He adds that he wouldn't want to change anything in the industry as he loves everything about it.

]]> <![CDATA[ Arnold Schwarzenegger uses his hit movie catchphrases in real life ]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:19:05 +0530

Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is known for trademark catchphrases in his films, and he confesses using these in real life as well.

]]> <![CDATA[ Farnaz Shetty worried about debut Telugu film shoot amid pandemic ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:10:00 +0530

Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Actress Farnaz Shetty, who has been shooting for her debut Telugu film "Indu Vadana" in the city, is concerned about how the rest of the film will be shot, given the current Covid situation.

]]> <![CDATA[ Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez break up ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:09:36 +0530

Los Angeles, April 15 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez and baseball star Alex Rodriguez have officially ended their relationship. The two called off their engagement in a joint statement.

]]> <![CDATA[ Diana Penty runs on 'sunshine and some tea' ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:06:55 +0530

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Actress Diana Penty's latest post on Thursday should send waves of positivity among fans.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhishek Bachchan: Please keep your mask on! ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:06:27 +0530

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan on Thursday urged everyone to keep their masks on to stop the spread of Covid-19.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Little Chi Chi' of Dance Deewane 3 gets sponsor for education ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:05:55 +0530

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) "Dance Deewane 3" contestant Aman has earned the sobriquet of Little Chi Chi -- or Govinda -- in a short time owing to his lightning moves. While the young contestant from Ranchi has been impressing all, he now has a fan who is ready to sponsor his education.

]]> <![CDATA[ Parth Samthaan shot till 4am for 'Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu' ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:05:25 +0530

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Television star Parth Samthaan, who will be seen in the upcoming digital series "Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu", claims his perfectionist attitude meant he lost sleep over getting the role right.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ileana D'Cruz flaunts 'golden glow' in white cut-out number ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:05:08 +0530

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Actress Ileana D'Cruz dazzles in white, in her latest Instagram post that she shared on Thursday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Maanvi Gagroo to be seen in virtual play 'Islands Of Contentment' ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:04:51 +0530

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Actress Maanvi Gagroo, who is currently shooting for the new season of the popular series "Four More Shots Please", will be seen in a virtual play titled "Islands Of Contentment".

]]> <![CDATA[ Vidya Balan: Don't believe in black and white world except for picture ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:04:03 +0530

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan shared a monochrome picture on Thursday on social media, saying she does not believe in a black and white world except for a picture.

]]> <![CDATA[ AR Rahman says Edilsy Vargas was apt for '99 songs' heroine ]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:03:47 +0530

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Latina actress Edilsy Vargas will be seen in AR Rahman's "99 Songs". Oscar-winning composer Rahman, who turns producers with the film, says close to 600 auditions took place for the role of Sophie, before Edilsy bagged it.