PREITY ZINTA

  • Ekta Kapoor says Chetan Bhagat is the X-Factor of 'Nach Baliye 7'; will focus on finding the perfect couple 6 days ago

    New Delhi: After captivating audiences of the small screen with engrossing tales in the fiction genre, Ekta Kapoor has ventured into non-fiction format with reality show 'Nach Baliye 7'. The TV tsarina says the ongoing season will unfold many facets of a relationship and terms judge and author Chetan Bhagat...
  • 'Nach Baliye 7' review: Less of dance, more of Chetan Bhagat's drama 1 week ago

    New Delhi: I cancelled my Sunday soiree only to slouch on my couch and enjoy one of my favourite dance reality shows on Indian television 'Nach Baliye'. Back in the year 2005, when the first season of Nach Baliye was aired, the whole idea of seeing my favourite real life...
  • Preity Zinta has always been my crush; she has shaped the female characters in my books: Chetan Bhagat April 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Writer Chetan Bhagat is looking forward to sharing judging duties on reality dance show 'Nach Baliye' with Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, on whom he had a huge crush in college. The 41-year-old '2 States' author said Preity has been a huge influence on the female characters in his books and...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit take to Twitter to pray for Nepal earthquake victims April 25, 2015

    Mumbai: On Saturday, when strong tremors jolted the nation, stars like Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Rampal got into the panic mode, while other members of film fraternity like Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Madhur Bhandarkar prayed for people's safety and well-being. A strong earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter...
  • Couples in 'Nach Baliye 7' are authentic, they haven't paired up for the sake of the show: Marzi Pestonji April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Often, unmarried couples on 'Nach Baliye' are rumoured to be teaming up just for the dance reality show, but choreographer Marzi Pestonji, one of the judges of the seventh season, says all participating couples are "authentic". The upcoming show will see couples like Upen Patel and Karishma Tanna, Neha...
  • I'm not an item number person, I'm an actor: Preity Zinta April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Preity Zinta loves to shake a leg, but dancing to item numbers in films is not what the actress is aiming for. Asked if she would like to do another item number after 'Happening' from Salman Khan-starrer 'Main Aurr Mrs Khanna' (2009), Preity told IANS: "The only reason I...
  • Preity Zinta: IPL doesn't need me anymore April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: She prides herself in doing one film at a time and surviving in the Bollywood arena, but Preity Zinta's subsequent involvement in Twenty20 cricket tournament Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008 affected her movie presence. Now, the dimpled beauty with brains is ready to be back with a bang...
  • Chetan Bhagat? I don't know him at all, says 'Nach Baliye 7' co-judge Preity Zinta April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta is excited about her stint as a judge on dance reality show 'Nach Baliye 7' as there will be "too much" of dance, fun and more. "'Nach Baliye 7' is too much this time. The biggest focus is dance. But it's not just about dance. It's also...
  • Preity Zinta attends 'MasterChef India 4' finale April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta along with co-judges of dance-based reality show 'Nach Baliye 7' - author Chetan Bhagat and choreographer Marzi Pestonji - gave a surprise visit to the grand finale of 'MasterChef India 4'. As the 'Nach Baliye 7' shooting was taking place next door, the trio decided to pay...
  • Aamir is an honest man, a true friend: Bollywood wishes the actor on his birthday March 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan has etched an image as Bollywood's 'Mr. Perfectionist' in action-packed, comedy, romantic and emotional movies in his career of over 25 years. As the superstar turned 50 on Saturday, his co-stars and directors talked about a different and fun side of him. While actress Preity Zinta feels that...
  • Link-up reports with Yuvraj Singh irks Preity Zinta February 19, 2015

    Actress-producer Preity Zinta has never refrained from speaking her mind, so it did not come as a surprise when she took to micro-blogging site Twitter to shun link-up reports with Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh calling such comments as "sexist". "Comments like these are sexist & reek of cheapness at my...
  • Five questions to be asked after IPL Auction 2015 February 16, 2015

    Even as the Narendra Modi government battles the complex issue of bringing black money back to India, crores of rupees were thrown around for some cricket players. This obscene show of wealth came on a day when the Enforcement Directorate issued a Rs. 425 crore show-cause notice to BCCI and IPL...
  • Photo of the day: Shilpa Shetty, Preity Zinta, Raveena Tandon dazzle at Sanjay Hinduja's wedding February 13, 2015

    It was time for Bollywood's prettiest ladies to dazzle at Sanjay Hinduja's grand wedding in Udaipur and the divas were dressed to the nines in outfits designed by Manish Malhotra. Preity Zinta, Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon and Sophie Choudry looked picture perfect as they posed together. ...
  • Preity Zinta: Loved how 'American Sniper' showed the personal side of war January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: History lessons are often synonymous with being boring, stretched and dull. But actress-producer Preity Zinta seems to have come up with an interesting method to gulp down all the facts, and that's through watching "true stories" on screen. "I love 2watch true stories. It's like a history lesson. Sadly...
  • Drink water, avoid fruit juices, exercise regularly: Follow Preity Zinta's tips to stay healthy January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: At 39, Preity Zinta is fit and glowing. She says it's easy to be healthy as long as one checks portions of food, drinks water and controls carbohydrate intake. The actress took to Twitter to share that it was last year that she sat up and took notice of the...
  • Today I have come a full circle: Designer Ritu Beri on completing 25 years in fashion December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ritu Beri, often called India's 'Fashion Queen', has completed 25 years in the fashion industry. The designer says her life has been a 'fairytale' and beyond her dreams and now she is keen to write "inspirational books". The designer, who was among the first Indians to storm the catwalks...
  • Ask Mumbai police commissioner, says Preity Zinta to queries on Ness Wadia case October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress-producer Preity Zinta, who filed a molestation case against her former boy friend Ness Wadia, Saturday declined to speak on the issue, saying all queries should be addressed to the Mumbai police chief about the details. "I have come here for a different reason and I would appreciate if you...
  • Kings XI Punjab look to tame Hobart Hurricanes in CLT20 debut September 18, 2014

    Mohali: After their bestever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on their powerpacked batting lineup, Punjab took the IPL7 by...
  • Bollywood stars find a voice on social media, talk directly to their fans on matters that affect them the most September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It is such a welcome change to see film actors speaking and raising voices at a common platform like us. Deepika Padukone's recent outburst on Twitter on a leading newspaper has yet again reiterated the fact that today's stars are more vocal about issues and unlike their seniors...
  • These are speculative reports, no truth in Preity Zinta's five conditions story: Ness Wadia's spokesperson September 5, 2014

    Mumbai: A spokesperson from the Wadia group Friday denied a report claiming that actress Preity Zinta has laid down five conditions for her exboyfriend and business partner Ness Wadia to withdraw the complaint against him that she filed in June. The actress, in a written complaint to Marine Drive Police Station,...
  • PreityNess case: Four new witnesses support Wadia September 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Four new witnesses called by industrialist Ness Wadia in connection with allegations levelled against him by actress Preity Zinta informed the Mumbai police that everything was "normal" between the two celebrities May 30 during a cricket match at the Wankhede Stadium. These witnesses are Nicholas Chen, Saumitra Srivastava, Rustom Lawyer...
  • Preity Zinta had used harsh words against Ness Wadia: witness tells cops July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness listed by industrialist Ness Wadia has told the police that it was Preity Zinta, who used harsh words against her exboyfriend during an IPL match here on May 30. The witness, Savan Daru, a businessman, has recorded his statement on Friday before the Marine Drive police, which is...
  • Preity had used harsh words against Wadia: witness tells cops July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness listed by industrialist Ness Wadia has told the police that it was Preity Zinta, who used harsh words against her exboyfriend during an IPL match on May 30. The witness, Savan Daru, a businessman, has recorded his statement on Friday before the Marine Drive police, which is probing...
  • Wadia threw burning cigarettes at my face: Preity Zinta to police July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, has said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May 30 incident at Wankhede Stadium after which she filed a police complaint. "Ness's behaviour towards me...