Romance

  • Want to follow Nora Ephron's footsteps? Try for Romance Screenwriters' Lab 29-04-2014 07:44 PM

    Mumbai: If you have a gripping idea for a romantic story and you wish to see it manifest into a book as well, try your luck with the Romance Screenwriters' Lab, a new initiative by NFDC Labs and publishing company Harlequin. NFDC Labs is the training and development arm of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Dhoom 3' gets highest votes in Best Sound Designing category 23-04-2014 12:32 PM

    The year 2013 saw a mixed bag of successful popular and art house cinema. Sound designers are still to get their due in the Hindi film industry, but with the rise of Resul Pookutty at international level Bollywood filmmakers have started to take this department seriously. From among the top...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela - Ram Leela' gets highest votes in Best Production Design category 23-04-2014 10:21 AM

    Production designing is one area of filmmaking that often goes unnoticed, but you can't expect a good film without the help of this department. In response to IBNLive poll, the readers gave maximum votes 41.59% to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Goliyon ki Rasleela - Ram Leela'. The majestic and grand sets...
  • Girls are more negetively affected by bad romantic relationships than boys, study finds 16-04-2014 01:37 PM

    Caught in a bad romantic relationship? Do not give a damn if things go wrong especially if you are a girl. Else, you may suffer mentally when romances unfold differently than you imagined. According to research, for adolescent girls, such a situation would lead to negative implications for their mental...
  • Watch: Woody Allen and John Turturro in the upcoming film 'Fading Gigolo' 12-04-2014 03:18 PM

    Imagine veteran filmmaker Woody Allen playing the role of a pimp. Hard to believe? But that is exactly what he portrays, as a books seller-turned pimp, in the upcoming romantic comedy/farcical film 'Fading Gigolo'. Written and directed by John Turturro, the film explores the concept of 'menage a trois', a...
  • 'Advantage Love' is all about love and what it does to you 06-03-2014 04:57 PM

    Madhuri Banerjee is always ready, with a new book round the corner. This time again it is about what she does and knows best - Romance and yet it is out of the ordinary with all the ordinary elements to it. "Advantage Love" is all about love and its workings...
  • Couples who use language similarly likely to stay together, finds study 27-02-2014 02:42 PM

    Washington: Looking for your ideal partner? Try matching your grammar! People who use the same kinds of function words are more likely to find a match, according to a new study. Function words include personal pronouns such as he, she, it, articles such as 'a' 'an' or 'the' and conjunctions...
  • I'm painfully shy, I can't talk: Sushant Singh Rajput 26-02-2014 04:03 PM

    Sushant Singh Rajput was a wide-eyed teen in Delhi when he first harboured dreams of working in a Yash Raj film. For someone growing up in the '90s-when Yash Raj Films (YRF) was giving Hindi cinema a new look replete with mustard fields, Swiss Alps and homeward-bound NRIs-that wasn't an...
  • Valentine's Day: Will this affair with a married man end well? An excerpt from 'An Atlas of Love' 14-02-2014 11:52 AM

    Anuja Chauhan is the bestselling author of The Zoya Factor, Battle for Bittora and Those Pricey Thakur Girls. Popularly known as the rom-com specialist, she is the undisputed expert in writing contemporary Indian romance novels that pack in oodles of wit, punch and humour-our very own Jane Austen who understands...
  • Valentine's Day: Would you choose your career over love? An excerpt from Madhuri Banerjee's 'Advantage Love' 14-02-2014 11:18 AM

    'Advantage Love' is a romance novel about a girl Trisha who's trying to make something of herself when love gets in the way. It's about what to choose when you're confused. About exes and career choices. New relationships and old friends. And how life is moving so fast that we...
  • Valentine's Day Poll: Vote for your favourite popular romantic film of all time 13-02-2014 09:55 AM

    New Delhi: We have compiled a list of romantic films from all over the world. Now, it's your turn to vote for your favourite among them. This list comprises films from Bollywood, Hollywood, several Indian regional languages, Korean and Spanish. So, are you ready to vote for your favourite romantic...
  • Hasee Toh Phasee: The word 'drama queen' is very positive for me, says Parineeti 04-02-2014 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Actress Parineeti Chopra is seen grooving to the beats of 'Drama queen' in her new movie 'Hasee Toh Phasee' and she says that she takes the word very positively. "The word 'drama queen' is very positive for me, because I am like that. I am very outspoken, I...
  • I am a little scared of dating an actress: Shahid Kapoor 02-02-2014 10:38 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor says he is done dating actresses and is now scared thinking about it. Shahid will be seen in an upcoming episode of celebrity chat show 'Koffee with Karan'. He was asked by Karan who would he like to date and Shahid promptly replied "not an actress.......
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Production Design 29-01-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Sound Designing 26-01-2014 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Flashback 2013: The best onscreen kisses of the year 31-12-2013 02:46 PM

    Mumbai: Call it the coming of age of Bollywood. But in 2013, more mainstream actors did lip-locks than in any recent year. Here's saluting the 10 best kisses of the year: Imran Khan-Anushka Sharma in 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola': This may have been the year of disasters for Imran...
  • Hrithik and Sussanne Roshan's separation: I knew it. Nothing good can come of a traffic light transaction

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    The first car mobile charger I bought at a traffic signal in 2010 came apart in three days. I was quite appalled because it had...

  • Shah Rukh's 5 valuable tips to men for a romantic life 06-12-2013 11:06 AM

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan, who is considered Bollywood's undisputed king of romance, had some valuable tips on romance to share on his recent visit to the capital. Shah Rukh has featured in a string of romantic films like 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Dil To Pagal Hai', 'Kuch Kuch Hota...
  • Are Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson meeting secretly? 22-11-2013 12:08 PM

    Los Angeles: Estranged couple Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have reportedly rekindled their romance and the actress apparently is keen on going public with it. Stewart, 23, and Pattinson, 27, who parted ways earlier this year, have reportedly been meeting secretly since sometime, reported Hollywood Life. "Kristen doesn't want to...
  • e Lounge: SRK's 'Happy New Year' to clash with Ranbir's 'Jagga Jasoos' next Diwali 16-10-2013 08:32 PM

    Shah Rukh Khan is busy shooting for Farah Khan's Happy New Year. Accordingto reports, SRK has agreed to a new romantic film to be directed by Maneesh Sharma, whose last release was Shuddh Desi Romance. Interestingly, Maneesh was an assistant director on Shah Rukh Khan's film Rab Ne Bana Di...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' more challenging than fun: Vaani Kapoor 17-09-2013 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi girl Vaani Kapoor says she was a bundle of nerves while shooting her debut film 'Shuddh Desi Romance' opposite Parineeti Chopra and Sushant Singh Rajput as she had no prior acting experience. Kapoor, who was picked through an audition to play the third angle in the Jaipur-set...
  • Paani: Sushant Singh Rajput finalised for Shekhar Kapur's film 17-09-2013 11:06 AM

    New Delhi: It seems Sushant Singh Rajput is on a roll! He has been roped in to play the male lead in Shekhar Kapur's directorial venture 'Paani'. It is said that after his realistic performance in 'Shuddh Desi Romance', both Kapur and producer Aditya Chopra finalised him for the lead....
  • Snapshot: Parineeti Chopra takes 'Shuddh Desi Romance' to Toronto 12-09-2013 12:12 PM

    The film may have opened to mix response but Parineeti Chopra was loved by one and all in 'Shuddh Desi Romance'. The actress walked the red carpet at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival where the film was showcased to the audience. The film's writer Jaideep Sahni and director Manish...
  • Parineeti happy with response to 'Shuddh Desi Romance' 09-09-2013 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra is ecstatic with the response to her latest film 'Shuddh Desi Romance' and says she knew it would work ever since she read the script. Produced under the Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner, the movie that also stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Vaani Kapoor is directed...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' earns Rs 23.35 cr in the opening weekend 09-09-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood films have often explored love in a typical mushy manner but director Maneesh Sharma differs in his opinion and tries to address the relationship issues of today's youth. Within a few days of the release of the film, 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has struck the right chord with...
  • Five films that showcase live-in relationship 08-09-2013 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Recently released 'Shuddh Desi Romance' is receiving praise from the critics and the spectators. Director Maneesh Sharma's film that stars Parineeti Chopra, Sushant Singh Rajput and Vaani Kapoor, is generating good revenue as well. The film is a humorous take on the young generation's mindset towards the institution...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' beats 'Zanjeer' at the box-office 08-09-2013 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Parineeti Chopra and Priyanka Chopra's films were pitted against each other at the box office and Parineeti's 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has beaten up her cousin Priyanka's film 'Zanjeer'. Revolving around the theme of love and live-in relationships, Maneesh Sharma's 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has been able to attract audiences...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Shuddh Desi Romance' and 'Zanjeer' 07-09-2013 05:25 PM

    This week CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Shuddh Desi Romance', and 'Zanjeer'. He also spoke to actor Shahid Kapoor on his upcoming movie 'Phata Poster Nikhla Hero'. ...
  • Shuddh Desi Romance: 10 unique features of the film 07-09-2013 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: Venturing into small cities is the latest fad in Bollywood. The latest to join the bandwagon is director Maneesh Sharma's 'Suddh Desi Romance' which features Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor in pivotal roles. The film is set in Jaipur where all three characters are engaged...