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  • Victory for free speech: Bollywood rejoices after scraping of 66A 2 days ago

    Mumbai: After the Supreme Court struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act on Tuesday, many well known faces from Bollywood, including Gul Panag, Ayushmann Khurana, Konkana Sensharma, and Shekhar Kapur, welcomed the verdict. The court held that Section 66A violated Article 19(1)(a) of the constitution that guaranteed freedom...
  • Working with John, Shoojit is 'homecoming' for Ayushmann March 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is reteaming with his 'Vicky Donor' team -- producer John Abraham and director Shoojit Sircar -- for a new film 'Agra Ka Daabra', calls it a "homecoming". Ayushmann told IANS: "My next film is 'Agra Ka Daabra' with John and Shoojit and I'm very excited about...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Ayushmann Khurrana talks about his latest release 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' March 14, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana talks about the success his latest release 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'. ...
  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' reminds Rishi Kapoor of 'Naseeb Apna Apna' March 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Watching 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' reminded veteran actor Rishi Kapoor of his own 1986 film 'Naseeb Apna Apna'. But he finds the Yash Raj Films' project to be "better". "'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' is a better version of my film 'Naseeb Apna Apna'. Remember the curved village girl 'choti' I...
  • As an actor, I have learnt from my mistakes: Ayushmann Khurrana March 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is enjoying the success of his latest film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', says he has learnt from his mistakes and would be more careful while choosing films. "As an actor, I have learnt from my mistakes. Yes, my past few films have not worked and I...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana surprised his father with his 'Khari Boli' in 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who considers his father his 'worst and best critic', says he managed to surprise him as Prem Prakash Tiwari in 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'. Ayushmann was present at a promotional event of his film here when he was asked which was the best compliment he got for...
  • Bhumi Pednekar: The best compliment I got was from my mother March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Debutante Bhumi Pednekar, who is being applauded for her performance in the film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', says the best compliment she has got so far is from her mother. "The best compliment I have got was from my mother. She enjoyed my work and maturity I have as an...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput, Bipasha Basu, Arjun Rampal: What are Bollywood actors doing on Holi? March 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Spending a colourful day with family and friends and gorging on goodies is what's on the mind for Bollywood actors like Ayushmann Khurrana and Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Holi on Friday, while those like Bipasha Basu and Tiger Shroff plan to keep distance from the revelry. Here are the actors' plans: Sushant...
  • Director Sharat Katariya: Maneesh Sharma was confident about 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' March 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Sharat Katariya, who is currently enjoying the success of his film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' says his producer Maneesh Sharma was confident about the film. "When you make a film you do not think how the audience is going to react to your film. But the reactions we are...
  • Did Censor Board ask makers of 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' to mute the word 'lesbian' from one of its scenes? March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The Censor Board is in the middle of a brand new controversy. Just two weeks after it came out with a list of words that were to be banned from usage in films, news has it that the board had asked the makers of the recently released 'Dum...
  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' is a situation-based film, we all played rooted characters: Ayushmann Khurrana March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Happy with the response to 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pedenekar, the makers are now releasing the romantic comedy internationally. Ayushmann, who plays the lead in the latest Yash Raj Films' (YRF) production, said since the film has picked up a good momentum in India, the...
  • Snapshot: Look how different 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' actress Bhumi Pednekar looks in real life February 28, 2015

    Starring Ayushmann Khurrana and newcomer actress Bhumi Pednekar, the YRF film revolves around a mismatched couple who try to find love after their arranged marriage. ...
  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' review: It's a charming film that you really shouldn't miss February 27, 2015

    Director: Sharat Kataria Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanjay Mishra, Bhumi Pednekar, Vidushi Mehra The title Dum Laga Ke Haisha has a nice ring to it. These words, commonly chanted when doing any kind of physically strenuous work, evoke an affectionate nostalgia for a time gone by a time before mobile phones took over...
  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' tweet review: Love comes in all sizes and this movie makes you believe in it February 27, 2015

    YRF has been a launch pad for some of the most talented and versatile actors in the industry and has time and again come up with faces that have wowed us with their performances. And its newest find, Bhumi Pednekar, who is making her Bollywood debut opposite to Ayushmann Khurrana...
  • Got 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' idea from a sports poster, says director Sharat Katariya February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Director Sharat Katariya got the idea for his upcoming, '90s nostalgia-filled love story 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', from a poster about unusual and weird sports. "I got the idea from a poster about unusual sports and one of them was wife-carrying competition. I thought it would be interesting if...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana: 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' is quirky, different February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming romantic comedy 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', says the movie offers a unique flavour. "'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' is a quirky and different film. I'm playing a simpleton from Uttar Pradesh, lives in Haridwar, Rishikesh...is an uneducated person...
  • 'Roadies' launchpad: From Ayushmann Khurrana to Rannvijay Singha, the show has been great for many actors' careers February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Roadies is not only about bikes, tasks, adventures or roads. In fact it is an incomparable journey that enables a person to come across his or her potential. In other words, it is just like a mirror that reflects who you are and what are you capable of....
  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' leading lady Bhumi Pednekar asked to keep a low profile before the release of the film February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: There's a lot that went behind bringing Bhumi Pednekar from behind the scenes of filmmaking on to the big screen with 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'. But her journey will be kept under wraps until the film's release. In fact, the movie's production banner Yash Raj Films (YRF) has instructed Bhumi,...
  • Varun Dhawan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Mika charge up youth at VFest in Goa February 15, 2015

    Goa: Singer Mika Singh and actor Varun Dhawan rocked their young fans here at the VFest with their energetic performances. The fifth edition of the Channel V fest was brought to a sparkling start by Ayushmann Khurrana, who sang some of his famous hits Friday, and the euphoria was provided a...
  • Watch: The hilarious love story of Ayushmann Khurrana and newcomer Bhumi Pednekar in 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' February 5, 2015

    Love comes in all shapes and sizes. Or so director Sharat Katariya says in his film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'. The film's first look was released on Thursday and features actor Ayushmann Khurrana along with newcomer Bhumi Pednekar. The film is primarily a love story based in Benaras and the...
  • After UP, Ayushmann Khurrana starrer 'Hawaizaada' gets tax-free status in MP February 3, 2015

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government today declared a tax-free status for the Bollywood film 'Hawaizaada' which has been inspired by the life of Shivkar Talpade, a purported pioneer of aviation in India. "We have decided to declare the film tax-free," said Manoj Shrivastava, principal secretary, commercial taxes and culture. The film producers...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana: I wasn't the first choice for 'Vicky Donor'; Vivek Oberoi, Sharman Joshi were considered February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Vivek Oberoi and Sharman Joshi were courted for 'Vicky Donor' before it landed with Ayushmann Khurrana, who was struggling for a Bollywood break at that time. Khurrana has penned his experiences as a struggler in 'Cracking the Code'. Co-written with wife Tahira Kashyap and published by Rupa Publications, the...
  • 'Hawaizaada' review: The film is jingoistic, melodramatic, naive, and often illogical January 30, 2015

    Director: Vibhu Puri Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Jeffrey Goldberg, Ayushmann Khurrana There isn't much evidence in history books to support the claim that director Vibhu Puri makes in Hawaizaada - that it was a Maharashtrian mulga in 1895, and not the globally acknowledged aviation pioneers, the Wright Brothers, eight years later in 1903,...
  • Language used in 'Hawaizaada' is a blend of Marathi, Hindi and Urdu: Ayushmann Khurrana January 30, 2015

    Ayushmann Khurrana, who has impressed us with his past performances, predominantly as the quintessential North Indian guy, had to work extra hard to give a convincing performance as scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade in 'Hawaizaada'. Since Ayushmann plays a scientist who is believed to have built India's first unmanned airplane, he...
  • 'Hawaizaada' tweet review: With a slow pace and shaky ending, the film is painfully average January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Did you know that there's a chance that the famous Wright brothers weren't the first humans to soar the skies? Revolving around the life of a scientist in the late 1800s, Ayushmann Khurrana's new film 'Hawaizaada' takes a look at this intriguing fable. Directed by Vibhu Puri, the film...