BIKINI

  • Wearing a bikini for a role? Not a big deal for me now, says Bipasha Basu August 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu says that donning a bikini for a role is okay if you are fit and confident that you would look good in it. "Wearing a bikini is not a big deal for me. If you are fit, you are going to look good. If it's a glamorous...
  • Goa MLA proposes concept of bikini beach with an entry fee, faces flak August 16, 2014

    Panaji: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party MLA Lavoo Mamledar has come under fire for proposing the concept of bikini beach in Goa which will charge an entry fee. The Congress party and women's right activists have hit out at the leader for his proposal. The remarks came a month after another MLA...
  • After Dhavalikar, Union Tourism Minister criticises Goa's pub culture July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After Goa Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, it is Union Minister of State for Tourism, Shripad Naik who has given a thumbs down to the pub culture in Goa. Naik, a BJP leader, said that the central government could intervene if there was any kind of 'violation of Indian culture'. "We...
  • NRI booked for posting Goa minister's picture in bikini on Facebook July 9, 2014

    Panaji: A USbased NRI has been booked for allegedly posting a morphed picture of Goa's PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar in a bikini on social networking site Facebook. Dhavalikar had recently stoked a controversy by saying that "wearing bikinis should be banned on Goa's beaches." Later, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had...
  • Been seeing bikinis since childhood, nothing indecent about them: Goa CM July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that bikinis should not lead to public indecency, he has now clarified that bikinis are not indecent but should only be restricted to swimming. "There is no indecency about bikinis. I have been seeing bikinis in Goa since my...
  • No ban on bikinis or drinking alcohol: Goa Tourism Minister July 2, 2014

    Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Wednesday said, "Whatever the minister said was his personal comment. The government has nothing to do with that." In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Parulekar said, "As a tourism minister, I can say that there can be no ban on bikinis or drinking. People...
  • Minister's moral policing: Should alcohol & bikinis be banned in Goa? July 2, 2014

    Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across the country and takes their views on Goa...
  • Goa CM defends PWD minister, says bikinis fine on beach, not in temples July 2, 2014

    Panaji, Goa: In a defence of Goa PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar's comment made on Tuesday that there should be a ban on women going to pubs in short dresses, the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar took a stance in favour of Dhavalikar, saying that the media is deliberately twisting Dhavalikar's...
  • Goa Minister who objected to girls visiting pubs now wants bikinis banned on beaches July 1, 2014

    Panaji: Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. Dhavalikar met Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he stood by his comments. He...
  • 'I am brave,' says Selena Gomez as she posts a photo in a swimsuit on Instagram June 26, 2014

    New York: Singeractress Selena Gomez, who flaunted her bikini body on Instagram, has said that she was brave in them.With her hair in two pigtail braids, the 21yearold pop star posed for a selfie wearing a peach bandeau bikini and sunglasses, the New York Post reported."Soy valiant," Gomez captioned the...
  • Actress Amanda Bynes shares swimsuit photos on Twitter April 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Amamnda Bynes has taken to Twitter to share several photos taken during her holiday in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The 28-year-old actress, who recently celebrated her 28th birthday, shows her bikini body in some pictures taken during her vacation, reported Ace Showbiz. "Thank you everyone for all the birthday...
  • Forget bikini, I never even wore a sleeveless blouse: Waheeda Rehman April 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman, who dominated Bollywood in the 1950s, says she never wore a sleeveless blouse, and so a bikini would be entirely out of the question. The actress, who was signed by renowned filmmaker Guru Dutt for three years in the beginning of her career, recalled she incorporated...
  • Send me notice next time, will wear matching bikini: Katrina November 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Katrina Kaif has denied being upset with the media over leaking her bikini pictures with Ranbir Kapoor. She, however, asked the media in a lighter vein to send her a notice next time so that she can wear a matching bikini. Asked if she was still upset with the...
  • Rihanna stepped out in bejewelled bikini for carnival August 6, 2013

    Bridgetown: Pop star Rihanna was spotted in a traditional carnivalstyle bejewelled twopiece as she danced at the Kadooment carnival, part of the Crop Over Festival in Barbados. The 25yearold sported a lowcut top and a highcut sheer bottom white monokini, and paired the ensemble with a matching necklace, feathered shin guards...
  • Mallika Sherawat: India is a hypocritical society May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat says she consciously divides time between LA and India because she feels her home country is a 'regressive' society and finds it depressing to see the condition of women here. "I made a conscious decision to divide my time between Los Angeles, America and India....
  • No, Mallika, you were not the first to kiss onscreen May 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In a recent interview given to 'The Variety Studio: Cannes Edition', Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat expressed her views about Indian society and how she relates to her character in forthcoming film 'Dirty Politics'. During the interview, Mallika says, "I was the first actress in India to kiss on...
  • Snapshot: Model Kate Upton's terrific bikini cover for June issue of Vogue May 10, 2013

    In this image released by Vogue, model Kate Upton graces the cover of the June 2013 issue. ...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow under fire for selling bikinis for kids April 24, 2013

    London: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been accused of "sexualising" children by selling bikinis for four to eightyearolds on her website. The 'Iron Man' star's lifestyle company site showed pictures of a little girl wearing one of the twopiece creations designed by her new designer Melissa Odabash, reported Daily Star. The outfits,...
  • Bipasha: I got my first bikini when I was two March 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu says she is comfortable with bikinis and her fascination for the swimsuit started when she was a kid. "When I was two years old, my dad got me a bikini from Australia. I have that picture and that looks really cute. So, from that time I...
  • Australian weekly to print Kate's bikini pics February 14, 2013

    Melbourne: Coming close on the heels of an Italian magazine publishing photos of a bikiniclad Kate Middleton with a baby bump, an Australian weekly has decided to print the snaps, describing them as "beautiful". 'Woman's Day', an Australian weekly magazine, will run the controversial shots of the 31yearold Duchess of Cambridge...
  • 'Why have bikiniclad women in advertisements for cars?' January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A BJP party leader has defended RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on rape, and said that western culture and bikiniclad women in advertisements have a role to play in crimes against women. BJP member Sheshadri Chari made the remarks during CNNIBN's India @ 9 show. He was speaking...
  • Minissha Lamba throws a fit over bikini shoot August 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Donning a teenyweeny bikini is not a tough task for Minissha Lamba. After all, she wore one in her film 'Kidnap'. However, for a photo shoot recently where she was supposed to sport a bikini, the actress allegedly almost changed her mind at the last moment. Our source present at...
  • Anushka, John top sexiest beach body list in India July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: They are both fit and fab. Anushka Sharma and John Abraham have topped the respective female and male lists of a poll for the best bikini bodies. According to a survey by Hotels.com, Anushka receieved 11 percent votes, the maximum among Bollywood's slim and trim beauties like Sunny Leone,...
  • China: Bikiniclad TV presenters told to cover up June 14, 2012

    Beijing: Two models, hosting a latenight weather forecast programme on a Chinese television show, have been forced to cover themselves up after they drew sharp reactions from viewers for being bikiniclad. The Guangdong TV was trying to promote its bikini contest to be held after the ongoing Euro 2012 football championship,...