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  • Anees Bazmee avoids Box Office clash with 'P.K'; to release 'Welcome Back' on a different date June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Anees Bazmee's 'Welcome Back', which is scheduled for a release Dec 19, will no longer be released that Friday now that Rajkumar Hirani's Aamir Khan-starrer 'P.K.' is releasing on the same date. Bazmee is not interested in creating an unnecessary and unhealthy competition. "My producer Feroz Nadiadwala wants us to stick...
  • Anil Kapoor tempted to focus on '24' season 2; Rishi Kapoor and Jeetendra likely to join the cast March 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor has several film offers coming his way but is tempted to set the ball rolling for the second season of his game-changing TV series '24'. Confirming his full-throttle plans for the show's season two, Kapoor said: "My entire team is into pre-production. Only my own dates need to...
  • Shiney Ahuja to make a come back with 'Welcome Back' March 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shiney Ahuja, who faded into obscurity after he was accused of rape by his former domestic help, will now be seen in Anees Bazmi's 'Welcome Back'. Confirming the news, Shiney told IANS: "Yes, I am a part of 'Welcome Back'. I got a call from Anees sir's casting director...
  • 'Welcome-Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki 2' telecast date pushed to March 10 February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The launch of second season of reality show 'Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki' has been pushed forward as its host not yet to finalised. The show was slated to go on air March 3. Now it is said that it will go live March 10. However nothing is confirmed,...
  • Giant pandas get a celebrity welcome in Belgium February 24, 2014

    Two giant pandas arrived in Belgium on a 15-year loan on Sunday, and they got the kind of welcome usually reserved for visiting dignitaries or celebrities. The male and female pair, Xing Hui and Hao Hao, showed no signs of stress from a journey of more than 12 hours as their...
  • Mallika Sherawat speaks for women's safety January 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Mallika Sherawat feels there is a strong need to address women's safety and security. "Right now as we speak, there's a woman suffering abuse! Every minute we don't do something, effects the life of a woman!" Mallika tweeted Sunday. Mallika, who has featured in movies like 'Murder' and...
  • Sportspersons are my fitness role models: John Abraham November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-producer John Abraham says sportspersons across the world are his role models as far as fitness is concerned. "Most sportspersons around the world are my fitness role models. If you are specifically asking about India, I think cricketers and football players...they are super fit people," John told reporters at a...
  • Telugu actor Brahmanandam to star in 'Welcome Back' November 8, 2013

    Chennai: Fourteen years after he played a cameo in Amitabh Bachchan-starrer 'Suryavansham', ace Telugu actor-comedian Brahmanandam will be seen in upcoming Hindi comedy 'Welcome Back', a sequel to the 2007 hit 'Welcome'. "I signed the film after the director (Anees Bazmee) had approached me with an interesting role. I play a...
  • 'Banana' will bring back old memories to audience: John October 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-producer John Abraham says his forthcoming film 'Banana' will surprise the audience and make them nostalgic. 'Banana' is a slice-of-life film, which traces the journey from adolescence to teenage. "We are excited about Sajid Ali being launched as a director from our banner. Just like people did not expect...
  • I am not doing 'Welcome Back': Amitabh Bachchan October 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan has denied reports that he will join the cast of 'Welcome Back', saying he is not aware of it. "I am not doing the film. I don't know nobody has approached me for this," he told reporters Friday. There were also reports that Rekha will be part of 'Welcome...
  • John Abraham has no starry tantrums: Sambhavna Seth October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Sambhavna Seth, who is just back from shooting an item number with John Abraham for 'Welcome Back', praises him for his humbleness. A sequel to the 2007 hit 'Welcome', Anees Bazmee's 'Welcome Back' also stars Shruti Hassan. "John is one star who is so normal and so down to earth....
  • John Abraham shoots Rs 3 crore song for 'Welcome Back' October 5, 2013

    Mumbai: John Abraham's entry in Anees Bazmee's 'Welcome Back' will not be an ordinary one. The director has spent Rs.3 crore on a song that will introduce the actor in the comedy. It has been shot in a popular suburban studio here. "Anees bhai wanted to do something special with the song....
  • Kristen Stewart got paid $500,000 for a 15 minute chat September 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: Producer Harvey Weinstein has revealed that he persuaded 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart to have a chat with an unnamed prince in exchange for sizable donation. Weinstein said that Stewart made a donation of USD 500,000 to charity by chatting with a prince for 15 minutes, reported Aceshowbiz. The unnamed prince...
  • Big B, Rekha may work together in 'Welcome Back' September 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Rekha are likely to come together for Anees Bazmee's upcoming comedy film 'Welcome Back'. Producer Firoz Nadiadwala and director Anees Bazmee are reportedly in talks with Bachchan and Rekha for the sequel of their 2007 hit 'Welcome'. Big B has already been approached to play the...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Firoz Nadiadwala to meet for 'Welcome Back' August 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he will meet producer Firoz A. Nadiadwala next week to discuss a role in upcoming movie 'Welcome Back'. 'Welcome Back' is a sequel to 2007 movie "Welcome" and there is speculation that Nadiadwala is eager to rope in Amitabh for the role played by Feroz Khan...
  • John won't step into Akshay's role in 'Welcome Back': Anees Bazmee August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor John Abraham, who is stepping into the shoes of Akshay Kumar, for the sequel of 'Welcome' says that the 'Khiladi' was happy that he is taking the franchise forward. The makers of 'Welcome Back' have cast John Abraham and Shruti Hassan as the new additions while Nana Patekar...
  • Big B to play Feroz Khan's role in 'Welcome Back'? August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: The makers of 'Welcome Back' have approached megastar Amitabh Bachchan to take ahead the role essayed by late Bollywood actor Feroz Khan, in the 2007 hit comedy. The veteran had played a powerful underworld don named RDX in the entertainer starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. "We have not locked Mr...
  • Excited to act in the Hindi remake of 'Mirchi': John Abraham July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-producer John Abraham will act in the remake version of Telugu hit film 'Mirchi'. Directed by debutant Koratala Siva, 'Mirchi' starred Prabhas, Anushka Shetty and Richa Gangopadhyay in the lead roles. Released in February this year, the film went on to be a huge blockbuster. John has acquired the...
  • I am very confident about 'Madras Cafe': John Abraham July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: It's time to get funny for actor-producer John Abraham, who recently featured in action films 'Race 2' and 'Shootout at Wadala'. "Besides action, I am also doing comedy. Now I will be seen in 'Welcome Back' and 'Dostana 2' once Karan makes an announcement. I am doing all kinds of...
  • Never wanted to sign Sunny Leone for 'Welcome' sequel: Anees Bazmee May 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Anees Bazmee says he was not keen to rope in Sunny Leone in his film because he doesn't want to be "accused of anything risque". The Canadian adult film star Sunny embarked on Bollywood journey with 'Jism 2' and she also did item number in 'Shootout At Wadala'. Before...
  • Audio release of 'Welcome Obama' to be released in May April 24, 2013

    Veteran director Singeetham Srinivasrao is currently directing the film titled 'Welcome Obama' The film is produced by Bharathi Krishna and produced by Smt Bharathi under the banner of Sandalwood media banner. The film is in its third schedule. The director Singeetham said in an interview, "The film has all the commercial elements...
  • Welcome Back: John Abraham replaces Akshay Kumar April 24, 2013

    Mumbai: John Abraham has replaced Akshay Kumar in 'Welcome Back', a sequel to 'Welcome', and says that the Bollywood Khiladi is 'happiest' for him. In the 2007 hit comedy 'Welcome', Akshay played the main lead. "Akshay is like my elder brother. Whatever I do, I always have a lot of discussions, especially...
  • Pooja Missra: I'm open to serials, TV is a strong medium March 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Pooja Misrra, who was seen in furious fights on reality show 'Bigg Boss 5,' says a different side of her will be on display in 'Welcome: Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki'. She says the audience will see her calm side. "'Welcome...' is a different show. It's a food-based show. You will see...
  • Bollywood has become better for heroines: Divya Dutta February 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta feels that with Indian cinema completing 100 years, the industry has got better for the female actors. "I think it (Bollywood) has got better. This year, my seven films will be releasing and I have very different roles in each one of them," the 35-year-old said...
  • Urvashi Dholakia to do another non-fiction show January 21, 2013

    Mumbai: After winning 'Bigg Boss 6', Urvashi Dholakia is set to feature in another non-fiction show on Colors. "I will be seen doing something on Colors soon. The show is non-fiction but I don't think I have the liberty to say anything more as of now," she told IANS. Will you...
  • Woman attempts suicide by jumping before Metro, loses legs January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old woman, who was believed to be mentally disturbed, on Thursday allegedly attempted suicide by jumping before a moving train at a Metro station in east Delhi. The woman was rushed to a GTB Hospital in Dilshad Garden in east Delhi where doctors amputated both her legs. The...
  • Ram Kapoor excited to host 'Welcome: Baazi' January 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Popular TV actor Ram Kapoor is looking forward to an exciting experience as the host of new reality show 'Welcome: Baazi Mehmaan Naawazi Ki', the Indian version of British reality show 'Come Dine With Me'. "I am extremely excited to host 'Welcome...'. It is a never seen before kind...
  • Delhi: Now, 40-year-old mother of four gangraped by three December 22, 2012

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident in the capital, a 40-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped on Friday in Welcome area of the capital by three persons, police said. The incident took place at the rented accommodation of the mother of four. One of the accused, Gaffar (46) has been arrested...
  • Telugu actor Shivaji goes unprepared for 'Welcome' October 26, 2012

    Chennai: Telugu actor Shivaji, known for several successful comedies, believes in doing his homework before working on a film, but didn't do any such thing for his upcoming rom-com 'Welcome'. "I always prepare for my role well in advance however in the case of my new film, which is a full...
  • Kochi: KSRTC shows a novel way to travel July 13, 2012

    Kochi: In an attempt to wipe out the image of rash and negligent driving, the KSRTC employees launched a novel initiative on Thursday, giving a hearty welcome to the passengers who boarded the buses. The programme was inaugurated by Mayor Tony Chammany at the Vytilla Mobility Hub. The Mayor along with...