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  • Lyrical value of the modern day songs is very limited: Annu Kapoor 11 hours 19 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Actor Annu Kapoor, who entertains listeners via radio show 'Suhaana Safar', says the lyrics of modern day songs are 'not upto the mark' and certain songs only contain "rhyming and nothing else". "The lyrical value of the modern day songs is very limited and is not upto the mark. There...
  • In conversation with Kangana Ranaut Yesterday

    CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks to the Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut. ...
  • How the Chinese are using Bollywood, cricket to conquer India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: China's smartphone makers are drafting in cricket teams and Bollywood stars to conquer India, their largest overseas market and a key testing ground for their international expansion, as they try to rebrand as more than just sellers of cheap handsets. Xiaomi Technology - the fast-growing No. 3 global smartphone...
  • Actress Tanuja to get discharged from hospital soon 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Tanuja, who has been hospitalised after she complained of stomach ache, will get discharged in a "couple of days", says a source. The source, who is close to the actress, said: "Yes, Tanuja was hospitalised on Wednesday and she will be getting discharged in a couple of days." The...
  • Money riding on Salman Khan 5 days ago

    While the verdict is awaited in the Salman Khan hit and run case, take a look at the superstar's career. ...
  • Rishi Kapoor tweets to confirm that son Ranbir Kapoor does not have twitter/Instagram account 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor took to social media to put the record straight about his son and Bollywood's heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor staying aloof from all virtual platforms. The 'Bobby' actor took to Twitter to warn his fans to steer away from fake accounts in Ranbir's name on the micro-blogging site. "Hello...
  • Photo of the day: Alia Bhatt pulls a post workout face 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Bollywood's young stars are big on social networking and have made it a way to be in touch with their fans. Like Varun Dhawan and Shahid Kapoor, who constantly post their workout pictures on Instagram, Alia Bhatt also posted a picture of her self with her gym buddies....
  • 'Piku', 'Bombay Velvet', 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns': How Bollywood is all set to spoil the viewers this summer 5 days ago

    Bollywood is all set to spoil us this summer with some very interesting films. From Aanand L Rai's 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' to Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku' to Zoya Akhtar's 'Dil Dhadakne Do' the coming months of May and June are lined up with multi-starrer big budget films which have rather...
  • Abhishek Bachchan campaigns for UK general elections 6 days ago

    Next month's general election in the UK has got an Indian flavour. Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan joined Indian-origin Labour Party candidate - Keith Vaz in campaigning in Leicester, near London recently. Bachchan and Keith Vaz addressed fans and supporters in a packed hall where they were welcomed by screaming fans....
  • Hrithik Roshan: I don't go nude in films, but somewhere else 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan is finding it tough to shoot for "Mohenjo Daro" in dust storms. However, he is happy that the "film is progressing fantastically". "We are working very hard in the middle of dust storms. It's a tough shoot. What to say... people are fainting on the set. But...
  • Would like to back films that are considered slightly risky: Anushka Sharma 6 days ago

    Beijing: Fresh from the success of her production debut 'NH10', actress Anushka Sharma says she is excited about her new dual role and promises to back films in future regarded as "risky". "When I read the script it was like any other film I did. It excited me so much that...
  • Joint family system is most enjoyable for me, says Amitabh Bachchan 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Megarstar Amitabh Bachchan thinks a joint family is "most enjoyable" and "entertaining". The 72-year-old screen icon took to his official Twitter handle, writing: "Joint family system is most enjoyable for me .. its so entertaining and rock steady ..common sounds are the joint consumptions, all (sic)" The "Shahenshah" of Bollywood, who...
  • Watch: In conversation with Mani Ratnam April 17, 2015

    Veteran film director Mani Ratnam talks about his latest film 'OK Kanmani'. ...
  • Don't compare me with Sunny Leone, compare me with Jennifer Lopez, Madonna: Rakhi Sawant April 17, 2015

    Mumbai: The outspoken and blunt Rakhi Sawant detests any comparison with adult film star-turned-Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, and says she should instead be compared to the likes of international icons Jennifer Lopez and Madonna. At the shooting of a video album, Rakhi, who was dressed in a revealing ensemble, hit back...
  • Sunil Grover hopes 'Gabbar Is Back' is his 'gateway to films' April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian Sunil Grover, famous for essaying Gutthi on the small screen, will be seen in Bollywood movie 'Gabbar Is Back'. He hopes it opens the doors of the cinema world for him. "I consider this film as a turning point in my career, and I hope this project is...
  • 90s movies, MS Paint comics and life lessons; Sahil Rizwan's book is a fun read April 15, 2015

    Life offers you lessons in form of almost everything that exists; be it people, or things or in case of Sahil Rizwan, a whole batch of weird Bollywood movies from the 1990s. Sahil Rizwan is a 26 year old internet person known widely across India as the guy-who-recreates-movies-into-MS-Paint-comics. Yep, he...
  • '2 States', 'Haider' lead IIFA nominations April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Leaving behind the likes of Kangana Ranaut's 'Queen' and Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK', Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor's romantic comedy '2 States' is leading the nominations for the 16th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in categories like Best Picture, Best Director and Best Story. Coming close...
  • Randeep Hooda to star in social thriller 'Yeh Laal Rang' April 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Randeep Hooda has signed on to star in a social thriller, titled 'Yeh Laal Rang'. Set in a small town of Haryana, the film will deal with the topical and hitherto unexplored issue of blood theft and blood mafia. The movie, to be directed by Syed Ahman Afzal of...
  • TV is more lucrative than films right now: Ashish Chowdhry April 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Fresh from his 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 6' win, actor Ashish Chowdhry wants to explore TV and is open to doing both fiction and reality shows. The 36-year-old actor, best known for his comic performance in 'Dhamal' franchise, said he has got better offers on TV than in films right now. "I...
  • #5YearsOfSalmanOnTwitter: 5 things you probably didn't know about Salman Khan's Twitter habits April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Salman Khan, one of the three big Khans of Bollywood, might have fewer Twitter followers than the other two but that is no indication of his stature at the box office. Today, April 13, 2015, @BeingSalmanKhan completes 5 years of Twitter presence. It shouldn't come as a surprise...
  • My children have no plans to enter Bollywood right now: Shah Rukh Khan April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his children are currently busy with their studies and are too young to decide on joining Bollywood. The 49-year-old actor, who has three children - Aryan, Suhana and AbRam - with wife Gauri, said like any concerned parent he wants his kids to...
  • Regional cinema needs to be encouraged; Indian cinema is not just Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Endorsing the Maharashtra government's diktat to multiplexes to screen Marathi films on any one screen between 12 PM and 9 PM, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said it is a "wonderful" move which would encourage regional films. The government had earlier issued a directive making it mandatory for multiplexes...
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' is a commercial film, says director Shonali Bose April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Shonali Bose, who is busy promoting Kalki Koechlin-starrer "Margarita With A Straw", says the film is a typical Bollywood commercial film. In "Margarita With A Straw", Kalki plays a girl with cerebral palsy, and it narrates her struggle with the normal activities in her life. The film has garnered...
  • Bollywood has become a business: Kalki Koechlin April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The business aspect of filmmaking is an integral part of Bollywood, but actress Kalki Koechlin, who has maintained a fine balance between commercial and parallel cinema, points out that though Hindi filmdom is evolving content-wise, major emphasis is given to the box office figures. "Our cinema and our content is...
  • Masand talks to newcomers in Bollywood about nepotism in movies April 11, 2015

    CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to actors Kriti Sanon, Tiger Shroff, Bhumi Pednekar and Tahir Raj Bhasin about nepotism in Bollywood....
  • Anti-smoking warnings destroying films, hampering creativity, says Vidhu Vinod Chopra April 10, 2015

    Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra has come down hard on the on screen anti-smoking warnings. Chopra said that it's destroying his films and hampering creativity. Chopra said that he is ready to make a no-smoking advertisement for free for the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. ...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: 30 years journey of Vidhu Vinod Chopra in Hindi cinema April 9, 2015

    From critically acclaimed films to commercial blockbusters, filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra describes his journey of over 30 years in Bollywood. ...
  • A few people decided to imitate the biggest playback singers in the industry with one song April 9, 2015

    And that song is 'Chunni Leke'. In this hilarious video by Radio Mirchi, we see the funsters take upon pseudonyms like Sumar Kanu, Badnaam Sami, Arhaan Fakhtar, Bappi Gehri, Hata Mangeshkar and many more while they continue to mimic every playback singer with complete precision! ...