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  • Delhi girl Aditi Arya wins Miss India 2015 crown 8 hours 8 minutes ago

    Delhi girl Aditi Arya was crowned as the new Miss India in a star studded event in Mumbai on Saturday night. Aafreen Rachel Vaz and Vartika Singh came second and third respectively in the beauty pageant. The event, which took place in Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai saw celebrities like John...
  • Radhika Apte: Can't see myself just looking pretty and dancing 16 hours 14 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Actress Radhika Apte is content after two back-to-back different entertainers -- Sriram Raghavan's "Badlapur" and Harshvardhan Kulkarni's "Hunterrr". Happy with the praise coming her way, she says she will continue trying to pick unique characters. Talking about her performances, she said: "I guess what really worked for me was that...
  • AIFW 2015: Four things that made Anupamaa Dayal's collection stand out 16 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Anupamaa Dayal called her collection an ode to the city she lives in, Delhi. She drew inspiration from a Mughal monument called JamaliKamali, named after a Sufi saint and his disciple. Anupamaa's show at the ongoing AIFW was divided into two parts - the first being Jamali (It...
  • AIFW 2015: Jackets, embroidery and digital prints ruled the ramp on day 3 19 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The day 3 of the Amazon India fashion week was a celebration of Indian colours and some great western winter wear concocted out of a mix of Indian and international fabrics and colors. Paromita Banerjee, in the first show of the day, used natural dyes and colors like...
  • Turning Point: Masand in conversation with Navdeep Singh 22 hours 20 minutes ago

    CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand talks to 'NH10' director Navdeep Singh about a film that changed his life and inspired him to become a director. ...
  • Katrina Kaif's wax statue unveiled in London's Madame Tussauds museum 22 hours 58 minutes ago

    London: Katrina Kaif became the latest Indian star to join the Bollywood line-up at Madame Tussauds in London. Kaif unveiled the wax statue and joined the new Bollywood setting as part of the popular wax-work museum's '15 years of Bollywood' celebration. After coming face-to-face with her wax model, Kaif said, "This is...
  • 'Piku' will take you to the drawing room of a family: Shoojit Sircar 23 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Director Shoojit Sircar and his producing partner Ronnie Lahiri are confident that the story of 'Piku', starring Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan and Deepika Padukone, will connect with the audience through its "endearing" portrayal of a family. "It is a very simple father-daughter drama. Nothing is overdone in the film....
  • I am probably the 75th Byomkesh: Sushant Singh Rajput on playing the popular detective on screen Yesterday

    New Delhi: Sushant Singh Rajput has joined the long list of people, who have portrayed Byomkesh Bakshi on-screen, but the actor says his upcoming movie is director Dibakar Banerjee's personal take on the famous fictional detective from Bengali literature. 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' is based on the stories by writer Sharadindu...
  • Dibakar Banerjee wanted 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' to be his first film Yesterday

    New Delhi: Bringing detective Byomkesh Bakshy alive on celluloid was Dibakar Banerjee's childhood dream but the director says the project was scary and challenging to tackle. A fan of Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay's stories since the age of 13, Dibakar said he wanted 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' to be his first project but he...
  • My driver was driving; a false case has been registered against me: Salman Khan on 2002 hit and run case Yesterday

    Mumbai: Dressed in a white shirt, actor Salman Khan walked inside the Mumbai sessions court to record his statement under Section 313 of CrPC -- a right that every accused has to explain the evidences against him. He answered the questions posed by the sessions court for almost 4 hours....
  • Popstar Remo wants to defy kissing ban in Goa village Yesterday

    Panaji: Goan popstar and Padma Shri awardee Remo Fernandes wanted "right-thinking" couples to kiss publicly on a pre-determined day in the Goa village which has banned kissing in public. In a Facebook comment on Friday Remo said: "I think every right-thinking couple in the village should come out to the village...
  • Balki challenges me with never-done-before roles: Amitabh Yesterday

    Mumbai: R. Balakrishnan and Amitabh Bachchan's much anticipated third outing 'Shamitabh' turned out to be a box office disaster, but they are all set to collaborate a fourth time for yet another clutter-breaking film. The megastar says working with the filmmaker is enjoyable because he offers roles that challenge him. The...
  • Can't wait to direct Anushka, Aishwarya as I haven't worked with them before: Karan Johar Yesterday

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is gearing up for his directorial venture 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil', says he can't wait to direct Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film as he has previously not worked with them. The film also features Ranbir Kapoor. "The film that I am directing has...
  • Stop blaming Anushka Sharma: Bollywood on India's World Cup loss Yesterday

    Mumbai: Members of the film fraternity have condemned social media trolls against Anushka Sharma. While Priyanka Chopra says it's "horrible to see a supportive girlfriend being lynched for a game she just watched", Dia Mirza has called it "disgusting". Anushka has been been trolled unabashedly on social media for her presence...
  • Court rejects Salman's plea to ban media during recording of statement Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan moved an application to ban the media during the recording of his statement in a 2002 hit-and-run case in a sessions court here on Friday but it was rejected. Judge D. W. Deshpande rejected the plea but directed the media to report only after the recording...
  • Piku: How Shoojit Sircar lets out a huge secret about the Bengali community in the film's trailer Yesterday

    With the release of 'Piku' trailer, filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has not only revealed the family secrets of lead protagonist Piku but that of the entire Bengali community. Because no other community discusses digestion, acidity and gastric as much as the Bengalis and the film's first trailer- apart from highlighting the...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Broken Horses' to get mobile, computer game Yesterday

    Mumbai: Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's maiden Hollywood movie 'Broken Horses' will not just have a novel version, but a mobile and computer game as well. The game will be launched in Los Angeles around the film's release on April 10. The game is devised in such a way that will...
  • Virat Kohli's 'love' Anushka Sharma turns bride for a commercial Yesterday

    New Delhi: 'Band Baaja Baaraat' actress Anushka Sharma, who was spotted at the India-Australia cricket match in Sydney on Thursday, had decked up as a bride before she left -- this, for a wedding-themed advertisement for beverage brand 7UP! Anushka, who endorses the brand, shot for the ad under the direction...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' actor Sushant Singh Rajput launches fashion line 'NOIR 43' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Dibakar Banerjee and Sushant Singh Rajput, the director and actor respectively of Bollywood film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' on Thursday launched an apparel line titled NOIR 43, inspired by the forthcoming crime thriller, at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW). Sushant said he won't mind creating his own fashion...
  • Have been misquoted many times when it comes to Priyanka Chopra, it hasn't changed our equation: Kangana Ranaut Yesterday

    New Delhi: Kangana Ranaut and Priyanka Chopra were pitted against each other at the 62nd National Film Awards but the 'Queen' star, who was declared the best actress, today said they have no professional rivalry. Kangana, 28, won her second national award for the Vikas Bahl-directed film. "It's been...
  • Nora Fatehi signed for a special song in 'Baahubali' Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Actress Nora Fatehi, who has worked in films such as 'Roar: The Tigers of Sunderbans' and 'Crazy Cukkad Family', has been signed for a special song in S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus 'Baahubali'. "Impressed with her work in 'Temper', Rajamouli has roped her in for a special number in 'Baahubali'. She's...
  • AIFW: 'Fifty Shades' songs serve background for Pallavi Mohan's show Yesterday

    New Delhi: American erotic romance 'Fifty Shades of Grey' may not have managed to get a release in India but its soundtracks were used during designer Pallavi Mohan's autum-winter collection on day two of the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW). Elli Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do' and Beyonce's 'Haunted' from...
  • 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' trailer to be unveiled with 'Mr. X' release Yesterday

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi has wrapped up his film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' and says its trailer will be unveiled alongside the release of his other film 'Mr. X' on April 17. 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' is complete, edit is finished and it will release on June 12. It's trailer will be unveiled...
  • 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns': The first day of the shoot was freaky, says R Madhavan Yesterday

    New Delhi: The makers and the stars of the upcoming sequel of the 2011 film 'Tanu weds Manu' flew down to New Delhi to launch the motion poster of the much-awaited 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns'. The lead actor R Madhavan, who plays the shy and tamed Manu, while interacting with...
  • Shruti Haasan lands in legal trouble Yesterday

    Chennai: A leading media and entertainment house, has initiated legal proceedings against popular actress Shruti Haasan, who signed a contract to be the female lead in a film starring Nagarjuna, but later pulled out of the project, citing clashes of dates. The media house claims the dates were earlier discussed with...
  • Movies are commercial ventures, a lot would depend on how this film performs: Sushant Singh Rajput on 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' sequel Yesterday

    New Delhi: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who transformed himself as the mustachioed, dhoti-clad Byomkesh in Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', believes it was the most honest portrayal of his eight-year-old career. Set in the Kolkata of 1940s, the film revolves around the character as he embarks on his very first case...
  • Amitabh Bachchan makes 'Piku' trailer launch event special for journalists' parents Yesterday

    Mumbai: As 'Piku' dwells on a father-daughter relationship, a unique promotional stint was planned for the unveiling of its trailer here. Mediapersons invited to the launch were asked to bring their parents to meet the star cast -- Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. Big B unveiled the film's official...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to visit Old Delhi Railway Station to promote 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A lover of history, actor Sushant Singh Rajput will on Friday make his trip to the capital more fruitful by visiting the Old Delhi Railyway Station to promote his forthcoming movie 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!'. Sushant, who will be accompanied by the film's director Dibakar Banerjee, enjoys reading history and...
  • It's official: Shahid Kapoor confirms he is getting married to Delhi girl Mira Rajput by the end of this year 2 days ago

    Mumbai: After a week of speculation, Shahid Kapoor has finally confirmed that he is indeed getting married this year. Kapoor will be tying the knot with Delhi based Mira Rajput, who is said to be 13 years younger to the actor. In a statement to the media, the actor said, "Engagement...
  • Salman Khan's statement to be recorded on Friday in hit-and-run case 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood mega star Salman Khan will step into the witness box on Friday to record his statement on the 13-year-old hit-and-run case in which he allegedly ran his vehicle over pavement dwellers here. A man was killed and four others were injured. Salman has been ordered to personally appear before...

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Novelist Salman Rushdie wins PEN/Pinter prize

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie is the winner of this year's PEN/Pinter Prize in recognition of his support for freedom of speech and generous help to other writers, the prize judges said on Friday.