Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Krystle D'souza: If there is a future it will be green ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 16:44:58 +0530

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actress Krystle D'souza spread a bit of environment-friendly optimism amidst all the Covid gloom in her new Instagram post on Saturday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Why Shilpa Shetty said no to grocery savings? ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 16:43:49 +0530

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Whether its sumptuous kitchen delicacies, useful backyard garden gyaan, or power yoga punches, Shilpa Shetty has proven that she can never go wrong when it comes to nutrition thats packed with taste and health. But, what does she do when her brother-in-law orders groceries with a 100-rupee ‘bachat?

]]> <![CDATA[ Noel Gallagher: Oasis is done I'm afraid ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 16:17:17 +0530

Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Legendary musician Noel Gallagher, who once shot to fame as an integral part of Oasis, says the iconic rock band won't reunite.

]]> <![CDATA[ CarryMinati on 30mn mark: My content has found resonance with majority of masses ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 16:16:51 +0530

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) YouTube star and digital creator CarryMinati, whose real name is Ajey Nagar, attributes garnering 30 million subscribers to his fans, saying the figures indicate his content is loved by most viewers despite criticism.

]]> <![CDATA[ Priya Bapat donates blood after Covid recovery ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 16:15:59 +0530

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Popular Marathi actress Priya Bapat has donated blood for Covid patients, after recovering from the coronavirus.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kartik Aaryan posts picture with face pack, asks fans for 'wrong captions' ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 16:15:33 +0530 Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan on Saturday posted a picture on Instagram and asked fans to caption it wrongly. ]]> <![CDATA[ Manoj Bajpayee is 'away from everyone, everywhere' ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 15:32:49 +0530

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Manoj Bajpayee is currently in the mountains and says he is away from everyone and everywhere. The actor posted a gamut of pictures on Instagram on Saturday of mountain tops and a rainbow, though he refrained from informing fans of his current location.

]]> <![CDATA[ TV star Varun Sharma: Acting helps you get closer to people around you ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 15:06:25 +0530

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) TV actor Varun Sharma says that he got to know the people around him better after he became an actor, because he started to constantly observe everyone.

]]> <![CDATA[ Gul Panag: Was able to leverage film career to do other things ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 12:56:23 +0530

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Gul Panag has been in the Hindi film industry for almost 18 years now, and she says her acting career enabled her to do other things that are important to her.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mumbai Police give 'Friends' reunion witty spin to spread Covid awareness ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 12:56:09 +0530

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Mumbai Police have given a witty, quirky twist to the much-hyped and upcoming "Friends" reunion special, in a bid to create Covid-19 awareness.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rahul Sharma on 'Ramyug' music: Subject of 'Ramayan' drew in classical greats ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 12:55:49 +0530

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Santoor player and musician Rahul Sharma has composed and sung songs for the recent web series "Ramyug", and he says that he wanted an amalgamation of classical and modern sounds for the show's soundtrack.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rajkummar Rao: Want filmography I can be proud of after 50 years ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 11:24:43 +0530

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Rajkummar Rao has been tagged one of Indias best actors. He has been feted with the National Award and has essayed characters that have redefined the Bollywood hero. The actor shares the kind films he wants in his filmography.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mindy Kaling learnt a lot from pregnancy during pandemic ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 11:24:33 +0530

Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Mindy Kaling has talked about hiding her pregnancy during the Covid-19 pandemic, saying although she learned a lot from the experience it is not something she wishes to experience again.

]]> <![CDATA[ Chris Rock wants sequel to his new horror flick 'Spiral', wishes he's in it ]]> Sat, 15 May 2021 11:24:16 +0530

Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actor Chris Rock hopes his horror thriller "Spiral: From The Book Of Saw" has a sequel and he gets to be part of that, too.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vindu Dara Singh: Farmers need to be addressed on priority ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 17:43:07 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Vindu Dara Singh made an appeal in support of India's protesting farmers on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya and Eid on Friday. The actor took to social media to suggest that the need of the farmers should be addressed on priority by the Indian government.

]]> <![CDATA[ Paresh Rawal has a witty reaction to news of his death ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 17:42:46 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal on Friday reacted to a social media page claiming that he has passed away.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sanjana Sanghi helps Covid-impacted underprivileged children, families ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 17:42:28 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Actress Sanjana Sanghi on Friday announced that she will help Covid-infected underprivileged children and their families.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mac Mohan's daughters' film 'Skater Girl' to premiere on June 11 ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 16:22:56 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Late actor Mac Mohan's daughters Manjari and Vinati Makijany will be releasing their film "Skater Girl" on June 11. The sisters have written the film, with Vinati producing and Manjari directing it.

]]> <![CDATA[ Idris Elba: 'Gimme five for peace' ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 16:21:05 +0530

London, May 14 (IANS) British star Idris Elba makes a beautiful appeal for peace in his new Instagram post on Friday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Anushka and Virat's Covid fundraiser effort surpasses target, raises over 11 crore ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 15:21:43 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma on Friday shared that the Covid fundraiser she started with her husband, cricketer Virat Kohli, has surpassed its target, raising Rs 11,39,11,820.

]]> <![CDATA[ The Climb: Winsome indie humour (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2) ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 15:21:25 +0530

The Climb (film on BookMyShow Stream); Cast: Michael Angelo Covino, Kyle Marvin, Gayle Rankin, Talia Balsam; Direction: Michael Angelo Covino; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Kaushal Kishore: There are no boundaries in independent music ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 14:50:57 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Lyricist Kaushal Kishore says writing songs for films or shows is very different from penning independent songs, and notes how the audience today is more aware of all the people associated with the making of a song, beyond just the stars of the music videos.

]]> <![CDATA[ Asim Riaz drops debut rap song 'Back to start' on Eid ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 12:37:51 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" star and model Asim Riaz dropped his debut track as a rapper on the occasion of Eid on Friday. Titled "Back to start", Asim has written his debut song besides singing it.

]]> <![CDATA[ Divyanka Tripathi on being away from Vivek Dahiya for 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' shoot ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 12:32:29 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Actress Divyanka Tripathi, who is currently shooting in Cape Town for the stunt-based reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi 11" says that it was tough leaving her husband, actor Vivek Dahiya, at home.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Friends: The Reunion' to premiere on May 27 ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 12:32:17 +0530

Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS)   The much-awaited Friends reunion special will be premiering on May 27.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sharad Kelkar on solo lead film: It's not a big-budget film with lot of money riding on me ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 12:32:00 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Actor Sharad Kelkar is all set for the release of his first solo lead film, the thriller "Deja vu". He won't get weighed down by pressure because he feels pressure only leads to things going wrong.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rakul Preet Singh: It boils down to when people start appreciating your work ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 12:31:48 +0530

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Rakul Preet Singh is a self-made star. In over just seven years since her Bollywood debut, in the 2014 film "Yaariyan", she has negotiated well the uphill task of dealing with the outsider tag, and is today one of the busiest actresses in the Hindi film industry.

]]> <![CDATA[ Popular police officer-turned-actor PC George passes away ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 11:20:05 +0530

Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) Popular police officer-turned-Malayalam film actor P.C. George passed away at a private hospital in Thrissur on Friday, said industry sources.

]]> <![CDATA[ Aditya Chopra donates YRF 50 celebration budget to Covid-19 aid ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 11:19:44 +0530

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Aditya Chopra is giving the entire budget of Yash Raj Films (YRF) 50 years celebration to aid the industry and daily-wage earners, at a time when the country is battling with the deadly second wave of Covid-19.

]]> <![CDATA[ Andrew Garfield too 'sensitive' for social media ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 11:19:15 +0530

Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) "The Amazing Spider-Man" star Andrew Garfield says he wants to stay away from social media because he is too sensitive and it wouldn't benefit his mental health.

]]> <![CDATA[ Elton John called Olly Alexander to ask if he'd perform at BRITs ]]> Fri, 14 May 2021 11:18:49 +0530

London, May 14 (IANS) Musician Olly Alexander, who recently performed at the BRIT Awards with Elton John, says the legendary English singer-songwriter personally requested him to do so.

]]> <![CDATA[ Radhe: Salman Khan's chaos of set pieces (IANS Review; Rating: * *) ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 17:58:36 +0530

Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai; Cast: Salman Khan, Disha Patani, Randeep Hooda, Jackie Shroff; Direction: Prabhudeva; Rating: * * (two stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Meditation helped Alicia Keys to be a good mother, partner, friend ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 16:44:56 +0530

Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Singer Alicia Keys said that meditation helped her a lot after she became a mom.

]]> <![CDATA[ Prasoon Joshi reacts after Big B credits him for poem ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 16:44:36 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Poet-lyricist Prasoon Joshi has reacted after veteran Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan rectified his error and credited Joshi for the poem which he had recited on social media.

]]> <![CDATA[ Beyonce slays in all-black ensemble ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 16:44:15 +0530

Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) American pop star Beyonce Knowles looks like a million bucks on social media, dressed in an all-black thigh-high slit ensemble.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kirti Kulhari's 'fantasy' comes true ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 15:32:16 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kirti Kulhari's fantasy has finally come true, going by what she has shared on her social media on Thursday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Urvashi to donate "Versace baby" proceeds towards Covid relief in India, Palestine ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 15:32:04 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Urvashi Rautela has said that all proceeds and her earnings from her debut international music album "Versace Baby", with Egyptian actor Mohamed Ramadan, will be donated towards Indias fight against Covid-19 and to Palestine Red Crescent Society.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kajol shares hilarious 'Revelation 420' ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 15:31:51 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kajol shared a hilarious revelation on social media on Thursday.

]]> <![CDATA[ 50 Cent hails Tom Cruise for backing protest against Golden Globes ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 14:07:56 +0530

Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent has lauded Tom Cruise after the Hollywood star returned his three Golden Globes to join the protest against the Hollywood Free Press Association (HFPA), organisers of the awards.

]]> <![CDATA[ Irfan Siddiqui on his ode to Covid warriors with Javed Ali, Salim-Sulaiman ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 14:07:45 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Lyricist-screenwriter Irfan Siddiqui teamed up with composers Salim-Sulaiman for the new track "Jazaak Allah". He says the song, sung by Javed Ali, is a vote of thanks to all frontline workers who are working tirelessly as India battles the second wave of Covid-19.

]]> <![CDATA[ Indie filmmaker Aditya Kripalani loves making films about 'what ifs' ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 14:07:28 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Aditya Kripalani says that he loves making films that explore stories around people engaging with their and other genders.

]]> <![CDATA[ Saloni Batra: Bagging a 'massy' film is not the only way to fulfil my dreams ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 14:07:16 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actress Saloni Batra has made a mark with a couple of content-driven roles so far, and she doesn't agree with the idea that working in a film meant for the masses is the only way to make it big in Bollywood.

]]> <![CDATA[ Priyanka Chopra: Over 14,000 good Samaritans helped us raise $1mn ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 14:07:05 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas shared that over 14,000 contributors have helped raise $1 million, to help India amid the second wave of Covid-19. 

]]> <![CDATA[ Machine Gun Kelly searched Megan Fox's home for ghosts ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 12:17:50 +0530

Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Rapper Machine Gun Kelly searched his girlfriend Megan Fox's house with a weapon to search for an intruder, though he felt he needed to call a "ghostbuster" because there was no one there.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mrunal Thakur: 'Most important thing is patience' ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 12:17:28 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actress Mrunal Thakur says uncertainty is a natural trait if one belongs to the film industry.

]]> <![CDATA[ Avika Gor: This time will go but leave a lot of scars ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 12:17:12 +0530

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actress Avika Gor, who rose to fame as Anandi in the show "Balika Vadhu", feels the Covid pandemic may ebb one day but it is bound to leave scars behind.

]]> <![CDATA[ Michael B. Jordan: It's a lively time to be an actor right now (IANS Exclusive) ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 11:07:33 +0530

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Over the past decade, Michael B. Jordan has gained a massive fanbase with his performances in films like "Fruitvale Station '', "Creed '' and the comicbook supervillain Erik Killmonger in "Black Panther''. With inclusivity and diversity taking centre-stage in Hollywood, the international heartthrob feels it is a "lively time" to be an actor right now.

]]> <![CDATA[ Arlo Parks on coming out to family: Knew I'd be loved, accepted ]]> Thu, 13 May 2021 11:07:12 +0530

Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Arlo Parks said she was always sure her family would love and accept her when she told them she was bisexual at the age of 17.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tamannaah: I always find great joy when fans resonate with my reel characters ]]> Wed, 12 May 2021 18:41:13 +0530

Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia plays an ethical hacker in the upcoming series "November Story", and she feels the project helped her explore creative nuances. She adds that her joy lies in fans resonating strongly with the characters she portrays.

]]> <![CDATA[ Varun Konidela urges everyone to stay home ]]> Wed, 12 May 2021 18:36:34 +0530

Hyderabad, May 12 (IANS) Telugu star Varun Konidela posted on Instagram on Wednesday urging everyone to stay at home.