Actresses

  • Minissha let off by Customs after 16 hours May 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba, detained by Customs officials at the international airport for allegedly not declaring gold and diamond jewellery worth over Rs 50 lakh, was let off after 16 hours of questioning, officials said on Thursday. "Lamba was allowed to go at 1 am after 16 hours of...
  • Rosie Huntington tops Maxim's latest hot 100 list May 5, 2011

    Last year's topper, singer Katy Perry has slipped to 3rd position Megan Fox managed to make at No 17. ...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow turns love of food into a book April 14, 2011

    New York: Surely Gwyneth Paltrow can't do everything well: She's yet to enter the field of medicine or play professional sports, for example. But the list of things the Oscar-winning actress, mother, lifestyle guru, and newly minted singer can't do seems to be dwindling. At a recent dinner party, she proved...
  • Time-lapse animation: How Liz Taylor aged May 18, 2011

    Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the classic movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died at age of 79. We take bring you a flashback of the different...
  • Oscars: Who will win the 'Best Actress' award? February 25, 2011

    Tune in to the Oscars on 27 February to find out who will win the award. ...
  • Is Priyanka Chopra an over-rated actress? February 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra is not new to dark roles, or what Bollywood loves to call its "characters with shades of grey". Vishal Bhradwaj, who clearly is not a fan of the institution called divorce, had her romancing and eventually bumping off all seven of her husbands in well-thought-out ways...
  • India Post releases stamps on six actresses February 14, 2011

    New Delhi: A set of six stamps on six legendary actresses of Indian cinema has been released at the world philatelic exhibition here. The actresses who have been honoured are Meena Kumari, Nutan, Kanan Devi, Devika Rani, Leela Naidu and Savitri Devi. The stamps were released by Minister of State for...
  • Liz Taylor treated for congestive heart failure February 12, 2011

    Los Angeles: Elizabeth Taylor has been hospitalized for treatment of congestive heart failure. Her spokeswoman, Sally Morrison, said on Friday that the Oscar-winning actress was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center within the past couple of days. The 78-year-old Taylor is being treated for symptoms caused by congestive heart failure, a condition she...
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor out of hospital after amputation January 23, 2011

    Los Angeles: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has been released from the hospital eight days after she had her right leg amputated, her spokesman said on Saturday. Gabor's release from the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles came more than a week ahead of schedule, said her publicist, John Blanchette,...
  • Pakistani actress' catfight January 1, 2011

    Meera is not happy with the way Veena conducted herself on the reality show Bigg Boss 4. She says, "Veena Malik is acting very cheap. The way she presented herself in front of Indian audiences is not right. She is denigrating the image of Pakistani women. This is not how...
  • Everyone wants to be Sandra's neighbour December 28, 2010

    New York: Americans would most like to live next door to actress Sandra Bullock in 2011, but the cast of the reality show "Jersey Shore" made the most undesirable neighbors, according to a poll released on Tuesday. Bullock, who has won huge audiences with her All-American, girl-next-door image, earned more than...
  • 'Lion King' actress dies from leukemia November 3, 2010

    New York: Shannon Tavarez, the 11-year-old who starred on Broadway in "The Lion King" and whose battle with leukemia won the hearts of many, including Alicia Keys, Rihanna and 50 Cent, has died. Tavarez died on Monday afternoon at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, on Long Island, said...
  • Attempt to kidnap Tamil actress Namitha foiled October 27, 2010

    Chennai: In a reel like but real life drama, an attempt to kidnap Tamil film actress Namitha was foiled in Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu. Namitha reached Tiruchy Monday by plane to take part in a function at Karur, around 330 km from here. She was to travel to Karur by car. At...
  • Tamil actress Seetha marries TV actor Sathish October 2, 2010

    Chennai: Popular Tamil TV actress Seetha has tied the knot with long-time companion and television actor Sathish at a private ceremony at her house in Saligramam, Chennai. The couple had been living together for some time now. Seetha had earlier married Tamil actor Parthipan against their parents’ wishes. But the relationship...
  • Pakistani actress Meera's name in kidnap case August 6, 2010

    Islamabad: Pakistani film actress Meera has run into another controversy with police including her name in the probe into a kidnapping case registered against her brother, Syed Ahsan Abbas, by his former wife. Defence-A police station registered a case of kidnapping a six-month-old child against Meera's mother and two brothers about...
  • Gul Panag to fight against female foeticide May 13, 2010

    Chandigarh: Former Miss India and actress Gul Panag will now be seen in a new avatar of a crusader disseminating awareness about social evils like female foeticide and drug addiction. She has joined hands with the Chandigarh administration for this endeavour. The health department here has enrolled a city-based NGO Shamsher...
  • No differences with Sudhir Mishra: Chitrangda May 13, 2010

    Agra: Chitrangda Singh has refuted rumours that she had differences with director Sudhir Mishra while shooting for Sali Zindagi saying it was just a 'difference of opinion'. "There was nothing of that sort. It was just a difference of opinion about how we actually had to shoot a certain song in...
  • Bombay or Mumbai, it's the same: Nandita April 22, 2010

    "What difference does it make whether you call it Bombay or Mumbai?" asks actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, who has moved to Mumbai after living in the national capital for years. The main reason she shifted base this year, she says, is for the sake of her love - husband Subodh Maskara. "I never...
  • Cancer-free Lisa Ray ready to embrace India April 22, 2010

    Los Angeles: Ten months after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, Canadian actress Lisa Ray says she is cancer free, has enjoyed being bald, and is ready to embrace her second home, India, with new vigour. The actress and model, frequently named as one of the most beautiful people...
  • Malayalam veteran, MK Kamalam passes away April 21, 2010

    M K Kamalam, heroine of the first Malayalam talkie Balan, died at her residence at Vaikom in Kottyam district yesterday, family sources said. She was 86 and had been unwell for the last few years. She is survived by three daughters. Her husband V K Damodaran died a...
  • 'Rani is my fav actress of the senior-gen' April 20, 2010

    Vidya Balan, who has been shooting outdoors on the streets of Delhi for Who Killed Jessica from dawn till 10.30 p.m., is extremely exhausted. "There's no time to do anything. By the time we wrap up, all I want to do is crash out for the day," she said. "Sadly, I haven't...
  • Kardashian sex tape ruins her love life March 30, 2010

    Baseballer Reggie Bush reportedly ended his relationship with reality show star Kim Kardashian because he was not happy with the sex tape she made with ex-boyfriend Ray J. "Reggie's mom just could not get over the fact that Kim had a sex tape. Reggie and his family are very conservative, and...
  • Thieves steal Rs 80 lakh from Hema Malini's home March 1, 2010

    Mumbai: Cash and gold jewellery worth nearly Rs 80 lakh were stolen from film actor Hema Malini's house here, police said on Sunday. The actor came to know about the theft on Sunday. The house in northwest Mumbai was burgled on Saturday, an official of Dindoshi police station said. Police said a...
  • Lindsay alleges beating by girlfriend Samantha February 9, 2010

    London: On-off girlfriend Samantha Ronson has allegedly beaten up Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan. The actress, who has a turbulent relationship with Samantha, reportedly told a friend how the romance had, at times, been very violent, with Lindsay having the scars to prove it, reported femalefirst.co.uk. "One time I saw Lindsay and she...
  • Lindsay Lohan goes topless for magazine shoot November 25, 2009

    London: Hollywood actress-singer Lindsay Lohan has gone topless for a photospread in French fashion magazine Purple. The Mean Girls star appears in a series of candid poses in the provocative shots taken by ace snapper Terry Richardson, reports imdb.com. The pictures will feature in the upcoming issue of the publication. ...
  • Actress, designer Simple Kapadia dies in Mumbai November 11, 2009

    Mumbai: Former Bollywood actress and designer Simple Kapadia died in Mumbai on her 51st birthday after battling cancer for three years. Dimple Kapadia, her elder sister, was by her side when she died on Tuesday. She was cremated on Wednesday. "Apart from her family members Dimple, Twinkle, Rinkie and Akshay Kumar,...
  • Pak actress Meera battles controversy, loses cool September 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistani actor Meera who featuired in Bollywood film Nazar is now in a fresh controversy. The actress is now reportedly involved in a spat with a Dubai-based businessman named Attiq-ur-Rehman who allegedly claims to have married the actress. Rehman is reported to have claimed that Meera walked away...
  • Pak actress accuses Indian filmmaker of harassment September 8, 2009

    New Delhi: She might not have a single new release to her credit, but Pakistani actress Meera continues to make news. This time, she has accused an Indian filmmaker - Faisal Saif - of threatening her. Interestingly, Meera's accusation comes just days after an arrest warrant was issued against her in...
  • Actress held for beating, burning domestic help August 22, 2009

    Mumbai: In Mumbai, a 10-year-old girl was made to work as a housemaid and allegedly beaten up and burnt by her employer - a small screen actor. Actor Urvashi Dhanorkar reportedly brought the child to Mumbai from Amravati in May on the pretext of adopting her and providing her education....
  • Top Manipuri actress arrested for terror links June 30, 2009

    Imphal: Popular Manipuri actress Urikhinbam Devita was arrested by police on charges of terror links after she was caught from a hotel room in New Delhi with a top separatist leader, police said on Tuesday. A police spokesperson said the award winning 24-year-old film star was arrested from Imphal airport on...