Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ 'Stupid Man Smart Phone' was life threatening at times: Karan Kundra ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:45:44 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Popular television actor Karan Kundra, who shot for digital survival series "Stupid Man Smart Phone" -- wherein a smartphone and a super network was the only means of survival -- says the show was life threatening sometimes.


]]> <![CDATA[ Hindi cinema owes its glory to its classic legends, says Javed Akhtar ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:31:09 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Veteran writer Javed Akhtar, who will be back on the small screen with the fourth edition of "Classic Legends", says the contribution of icons like Balraj Sahni, Asha Parekh, Rajendra Kumar and Laxmikant-Pyarelal in Hindi cinema's glory must not be forgotten.


]]> <![CDATA[ Would love to explore different shades of love on big screen: Irrfan ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:27:17 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Actor Irrfan Khan says he wants to do a children's film and explore different "shades of love" through cinema.


]]> <![CDATA[ Manu Punjabi to host chat show ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:55:41 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Former "Bigg Boss" contestant Manu Punjabi will host a new chat show titled "BB Chai Pe Charcha with Manu Punjabi".


]]> <![CDATA[ I've many shoes which my wife hits me with: Sanjay Dutt ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:54:04 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is looking forward to his comeback film "Bhoomi", has joked that his wife Manyata uses his shoes to hit him.


]]> <![CDATA[ Taaha heard dialogues 100 times to nail his role ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:44:06 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Actor Taaha Shah, who plays a chowmein stall owner based in Ranchi in "Ranchi Diaries", recorded his dialogues in director Sattwik Mohanty's voice and heard them over a 100 times to get the accent right.


]]> <![CDATA[ Rakhi Sawant to play 'missing' Honeypreet Insan ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:31:50 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 : Actress Rakhi Sawant says she will expose Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a biopic in which she will star as the disgraced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief's adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan, who is believed to be now hiding in Nepal.


]]> <![CDATA[ Vishal Malhotra had fun learning football for new film ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:28:47 +0530

Actor Vishal Malhotra says it was fun to learn a new sport for his forthcoming film "Tu Hai Mera Sunday".


]]> <![CDATA[ Vidya Balan walked out during 'Ishqiya' narration ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:26:47 +0530

Actress Vidya Balan was praised for her role in "Ishqiya", but the actress had walked out when she was narrated the script, says filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj.


]]> <![CDATA[ Bhumi Pednekar takes her work very seriously: Neeraj Sood ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:26:10 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : After working with Bhumi Pednekar in "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan", actor Neeraj Sood has praised the actress, saying she takes her work very seriously.


]]> <![CDATA[ Prep your skin with natural ingredients for festive season ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:12:10 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 : Nothing can beat the goodness of homemade face masks which are made from natural ingredients like bananas, papayas, oats, aloe vera, honey, turmeric and more. With the festive season around the corner, experts suggest shakes, flower mixes and face packs which can be easily made at home.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Raktdhar' mix of women and third gender empowerment, says director ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:56:45 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : "Raktdhar" director Ajit Verma says the upcoming film is not just based on highlighting the issue of the third gender, but an amalgamation of women and third gender empowerment as they both struggle for their rights.


]]> <![CDATA[ Deepika Padukone unveils 'Padmavati' logo ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:36:46 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Actress Deepika Padukone on Wednesday shared a logo of her much-awaited movie "Padmavati" -- thereby starting the promotions of the film, which was mired in controversy during its shoot over its subject.


]]> <![CDATA[ B-Town celebs wish 'mentor, friend' Mahesh Bhatt on birthday ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:27:34 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : A string of celebrities including Shraddha Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Anupam Kher have wished a year full of love, luck and happiness to veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt on his 69th birthday on Wednesday.


]]> <![CDATA[ Vidya didn't want to lose right to slam CBFC's decisions ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:22:28 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Actress Vidya Balan, a newly appointed member of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), says when the offer to be a part of it came her way, she didn't want to refuse as she felt she would then lose the right to ever criticise the censor body's decisions.


]]> <![CDATA[ Roop Durgapal working on fitness after eye injury ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:46:27 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Actress Roop Durgapal, who was homebound for a while due to an eye injury, says she has started working out again and would love to resume work soon.


]]> <![CDATA[ At UN, Priyanka bats for girl empowerment ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:16:08 +0530

New York, Sep 20 : Actress Priyanka Chopra, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, spoke up for girl empowerment and felicitated an Indian woman working towards supporting acid attack victims, at the Global Goals Awards at the UN General Assembly here.


]]> <![CDATA[ Filmmakers enjoy creative freedom on digital platform: Actor Pranav Sachdev ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:50:33 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 : Actor Pranav Sachdev, currently seen in director Vikram Bhatt's web series titled "Hadh", says makers enjoy creative freedom on digital platforms because the voice online is liberal and uninhibited.


]]> <![CDATA[ Naseeruddin Shah plays huge role in my career: Aahana ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:48:33 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Actress Aahana Kumra of "Lipstick Under My Burkha" fame considers Naseeruddin Shah to be her mentor and says the veteran actor has a huge role to play in her career.


]]> <![CDATA[ People will see me differently after 'Bareilly Ki Barfi': Kriti Sanon ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:28:43 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 : An image-breaking project like "Bareilly Ki Barfi", devoid of portraying her in the trappings of an urban Bollywood heroine, is just what Kriti Sanon was looking for after featuring in movies like "Heropanti", "Dilwale" and "Raabta".


]]> <![CDATA[ Salman Khan scouts for talent via mobile app ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:22:36 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Superstar Salman Khan says he is looking for fresh talent for his upcoming production through his BeingInTouch mobile application.


]]> <![CDATA[ Kangana is one of a kind, we should celebrate that: Hansal Mehta ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:08:40 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Filmmaker Hansal Mehta salutes the fearlessness of his "Simran" actress Kangana Ranaut, and says he would love to work with the "one-of-a-kind" artiste again.


]]> <![CDATA[ Work is priority, but family is very important: Kareena Kapoor Khan (IANS Interview) By Nivedita ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:53:46 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 : From taking up films like "Chameli" at the start of her career, going on a size-zero spree, talking her heart out in chat shows and working till the last trimester of her pregnancy -- Kareena Kapoor Khan has always chosen her own personal or professional path. Now that she has become a mother, she says work is her priority, but family is very important too.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' inspired by Mahatma Gandhi: Rakeysh Mehra ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:40:05 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 : Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says the inspiration for his upcoming directorial "Mere Pyare Prime Minister" comes from Mahatma Gandhi, who was a warrior on sanitation issues.


]]> <![CDATA[ Last two days left for 'Tiger Zinda Hai' shoot ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:34:15 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Director Ali Abbas Zafar, who is gearing up for his upcoming film "Tiger Zinda Hai", says the last two days of the shoot remain.


]]> <![CDATA[ R.K. Studios will be rebuilt as 'state of art studio': Rishi Kapoor ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:31:34 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor says the iconic R.K. Films and Studios, which burnt down in an accident, will be rebuilt and "a state of the art studio" will be made.


]]> <![CDATA[ Saif discovers his inner chef ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:29:21 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : "Chef" director Raja Krishna Menon has dished out details on actor Saif Ali Khan's new-found cooking skills.


]]> <![CDATA[ Anil Kapoor starts prepping for Bindra biopic: Harshvardhan Kapoor ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:27:00 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor, who will play shooter Abhinav Bindra on the silver screen, says his father Anil Kapoor has already started prepping for his role to essay Apjit Bindra, father of the Gold medalist at 2008 Beijing Olympics.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nucleya announces his first show of 2017 ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:54:53 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 : Music producer Nucleya and dance music brand Sunburn have joined forces to announce a new show, "Sub Cinema", of Sunburn Season 11. The event will mark Nucleya's first show of his 2017 season.


]]> <![CDATA[ Gautam Rode plays a 'bit complex' role in 'Aksar 2' ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:19:03 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 : Actor Gautam Rode says his character in the forthcoming film "Aksar 2" has several shades and so, he is nervous how the audience will react to his "bit complex" role.


]]> <![CDATA[ Manish Arora, Zoya associate for Paris Fashion Week ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:08:18 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Zoya, the Diamond Boutique from the House of Tata, on Tuesday announced a collaboration with eminent fashion designer Manish Arora for his tenth anniversary presentation at the Paris Fashion Week.


]]> <![CDATA[ Get right jewellery for fall-winter season ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:36:58 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Go big on head ornaments and a bracelet bling as far as jewellery is concerned in the fall-winter season, which sees the revival of greenery, the arrival of festivities along with the onset of the wedding season in India, suggest experts.


]]> <![CDATA[ Biopic on Jhulan Goswami to be made ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:28:47 +0530

Kolkata, Sep 19 : Former Indian women's cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday said a biopic will be made on her with the working title 'Chakdah Express.'

]]> <![CDATA[ Bollywood film on Indian surgical strike ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:20:21 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 : The story of India's surgical strike on terrorist hubs in Pakistan is being made into a Bollywood film produced by Ronnie Screwvala. Actor Vicky Kaushal plays the lead role in the movie titled "Uri".


]]> <![CDATA[ Hrithik to walk the ramp at Exhibit's Tech Fashion Tour ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:03:12 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Actor Hrithik Roshan, brand ambassador of Zebronics, will be seen walking the ramp after three years at the third season of Tech Fashion Tour organised by Exhibit Technologies here.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sunny Leone to use prosthetics for new project ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:02:34 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 : Fans of Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone must embrace themselves to see her in a never-seen-before avatar in a new project which will see her using prosthetics.


]]> <![CDATA[ Songs today are just a one-day cricket match: Bappi Lahiri ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:54:14 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Veteran Indian composer-singer Bappi Lahiri says people can't remember lyrics of songs today. He has compared them to a one-day cricket match.


]]> <![CDATA[ SRK wants to retain purity of his kids' childhood ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:50:29 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, a doting father to three children, on Tuesday said he wishes to keep delaying the onset of adulthood in their lives.


]]> <![CDATA[ Thankful for love, criticism for 'Simran': Hansal Mehta ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:46:06 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 : Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who had deleted his Twitter account, has returned to the social networking platform and thanked viewers for loving as well as panning his latest movie "Simran".


]]> <![CDATA[ Don't forget artistes beyond film, indie music: Shubha Mudgal ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:29:26 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 18 : Celebrated classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal on Monday urged the music community to pay attention to genres and artistes beyond the film and independent music scenario in the country.


]]> <![CDATA[ Has been an enriching experience: Pallavi Mohan on her fashion journey ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:25:02 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Designer Pallavi Mohan, who is now an established name in the fashion Industry with a decade of experience, says that she doesnt want to recall any phase as a downfall and for her, the journey has been enriching.

]]> <![CDATA[ Farah may turn film on girl power into web-series ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:15:47 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan says that she may turn the film she was planning to make on girl power into a web-series.


]]> <![CDATA[ Akshay Kumar visits Golden Temple, feels surreal ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:12:52 +0530

Amritsar, Sep 19 : Away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai and from the humdrum of movie shootings and promotions, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says a visit to the Golden Temple here left him feeling surreal.


]]> <![CDATA[ Himansh had 'best experience' working with Anupam ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:11:20 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Actor Himansh Kohli says he had the best experience working with veteran actor Anupam Kher in the upcoming film "Ranchi Diaries".


]]> <![CDATA[ Pooja Chopra hopes 'Aiyaary' puts her career in motion ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:04:59 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Actress Pooja Chopra is happy to be working with Sidharth Malhotra and Neeraj Pandey in "Aiyaary", and hopes that "best comes out of the film" for her.


]]> <![CDATA[ Tiger, Disha start 'Baaghi 2' shoot ]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:02:43 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 : The shooting for the second instalment of "Baaghi" featuring actors Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani has started.


]]> <![CDATA[ Rajinikanth's 'Baasha' to be screened at Fantastic Film Fest ]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:08:25 +0530

Chennai, Sep 18 : Superstar Rajinikanths Tamil blockbuster "Baasha", in which he played an auto-rickshaw driver and a don, will be screened at the 12th edition of the Fantastic Film Festival, it was announced on Monday.


]]> <![CDATA[ Mahesh Babu's 'Spyder' passed with U/A certificate ]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:27:47 +0530

Chennai, Sep 18 : Superstar Mahesh Babu's forthcoming Telugu spy-thriller "Spyder" has been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) with a U/A certificate and without cuts. The film is slated for worldwide release on September 27.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sex is a reality people don't want to acknowledge: Actor Pranav Sachdev ]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:22:08 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 18 : Actor Pranav Sachdev, currently seen in filmmaker Vikram Bhatt's erotic thriller web series "Hadh", says sex as a subject is a reality that people don't want to talk about.


]]> <![CDATA[ Barun Sobti turns chef for co-stars ]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:18:38 +0530

Actor Barun Sobti of "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon" fame turned into a chef for his "Tu Hai Mera Sunday" co-stars here.