Bollywood

  • The Rs 100 crore trap: Why blockbusters like 'Singham Returns' and 'Kick' sell out strong, female characters and settle for Supermen 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: His muscles are palpable from under his snug-fitting khaki uniform. His walks with purpose, his face giving nothing away, his demeanour grim. The handlebar moustache and the aviator sunglasses add that extra rugged quality to his look. From the point of view of filmmaker Rohit Shetty, his hero,...
  • Dhanush's Tamil drama 'Kaaka Muttai' to have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    Chennai: Actor Dhanush-produced Tamil drama "Kaaka Muttai", which predominantly features newcomers, will have its world premiere at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), a festival representative said. TIFF will take place between Sep 4 and 14. "Dhanush's 'Kaaka Muttai' will have its world premiere at TIFF this year. Dhanush and the...
  • Ice bucket challenge comes to India: Hansika Motwani becomes one of the first Indian celebrities to take on the challenge; nominates 'all her fans' 3 hours 4 minutes ago

    One of the first film actors to take the ALS ice bucket challenge, the 23-year-old actress dumped a bucket of ice water on herself last night and uploaded a video on her official Twitter page."Thank you to everyone for challenging me to do the #icebucketchallenge to raise awareness for ALS....
  • Actor Ranbir Kapoor joins hands as a creative partner with online music streaming site Saavn 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor today joined hands as a creative partner with Saavn (South Asia Audio Vídeo Network), a leader in digital streaming for Indian music. Ranbir will work side by side with Saavn (digital music service) team on consumer marketing, ideation and production, business development and content. "I am excited...
  • 'Mardaani' actress Rani Mukerji's arrival at Kolkata's Kalighat temple creates mass frenzy 4 hours 32 minutes ago

    Kolkata: It was not just another day for the locals, particularly the street urchins, scattered outside the sleepy Kalighat temple complex here. As word spread about Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji's visit, a huge mob descended from nowhere and chaos reigned. Her career might not be in top form at the moment,...
  • I am married to films; Katrina Kaif is just an old friend: Ranbir Kapoor 4 hours 47 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has said that his co-star Katrina Kaif is his "old friend" and also scotched reports of his marriage with her anytime soon. Reacting to reports that he and Katrina may tie a knot in 2015, Ranbir said, "I am not thinking of marriage...I am married to...
  • Kareena Kapoor dresses her wax statue in red 'Chammak Challo' saree 17 hours 13 minutes ago

    London: Actress Kareena Kapoor's wax statue at ‎Madame Tussauds has undergone a style change with the actress donating her famous 'Chammak Chalo' red saree from 'Ra.One' for the replica. The statue was earlier styled in the black tank top and harem pants that Kareena wore in 'Mauja hi mauja' song from...
  • Ajay Devgn's 'Singham Returns' set to join the Rs 100 crore club 17 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' has struck gold at the box office and is marching inexorably towards the Rs 100 crore-mark. It seems that Shetty, known for giving hits like 'Chennai Express', the 'Golmaal' series and 'Singham', is set to add one more blockbuster to his list of record-breaking movies....
  • There's no way we can justify MP's absence in Rajya Sabha, especially Sachin Tendulkar; his word carries weight: Javed Akhtar 17 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Noted lyricist and writer Javed Akhtar today lamented the fact that Rekha and Sachin Tendulkar, members of parliament from the Indian film and sports fraternity haven't been attending the Parliamentary sessions regularly. Speaking at a press conference in the city, Akhtar said, "There's no way we can justify...
  • I am coming back to the basics with 'Raja Natwarlal', a commercial entertainer: Emraan Hashmi 20 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After playing a man overpowered by witches and an amnesia patient in his last two ventures, actor Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischief-maker on-screen in 'Raja Natwarlal', which he says is not a superficial con film. The 35-year-old actor has donned the role of a scamster in...
  • Will Abhishek Bachchan be seen in a film based on Kabaddi? 21 hours 0 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who owns Jaipur Pink Panthers, a franchise of the Pro Kabaddi League, may do a full-fledged movie on the sport. It may be too early to talk about the movie, but sources close to the project say it would be as inspirational a film about the game...
  • From Nitish Bhardwaj as a flute-playing villager, to Akshay Kumar as a Ray Ban-wearing charmer: How the portrayal of Lord Krishna has evolved on screen Yesterday

    New Delhi: He has a signature look. His has his favourite accessories, his favourite music instrument and he's got a way with the ladies. One of the most intriguing characters from the Indian epic 'Mahabharata', Lord Krishna's tales have enthralled bhakts for centuries. An inspiration for poetry, prose and art all...
  • Quick Quiz: Are you an Ajay Devgn fan? Let's see how well you know 'Singham Returns' Yesterday

    With Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' set to hit the Rs 100 crore mark soon, we thought we'd test your knowledge of the sequel. The film, which released last week, was greatly praised by Ajay Devgn's fans. So, if you're a fan of the series, in all probability, you must have...
  • Musician AR Rahman prefers lip-sync over songs in background Yesterday

    Mumbai: Composer AR Rahman doesn't favour the trend of using songs in the background because he feels it affects its popularity. In the 1970s filmmakers Basu Chatterjee would often force his songs into the background and some of the current directors like Shoojit Sircar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra feel the same...
  • My creativity is a lonely process, nobody understands that: Shah Rukh Khan Yesterday

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan says his life may be seen like an open book, but there is part about his personality that no one knows about. "My life is like an open book, everywhere I go people see my picture, Twitter... everything...I am very happy that people think they know everything...
  • 'I am overwhelmed by my achievements in Bollywood,' says rapper Honey Singh 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, who has been dubbed as the current singing sensation of Bollywood, says he is glad to have been accepted by the industry but his struggles have not ended yet as he tries to outdo himself every time. "I am overwhelmed for whatever I have achieved...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you identify these Bollywood celebrities from their childhood TV ads? 2 days ago

    They are popular Bollywood stars, but only few people know that they have also done TV ads as child artist. Can you guess who these celebrities are? ...
  • Robin Williams left project 'Absolutely Anything' incomplete? 3 days ago

    The makers of "Absolutely Anything" are reportedly planning to remove actor Robin Williams' contribution in the film as the late star couldn't complete his work due to his sudden death. Williams gave his voice to the animated character of Dennis the Dog in "Absolutely Anything" - a live-action British comedy...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess which freedom fighters these actors are portraying? 4 days ago

    When it comes to rekindling the fire of patriotism, Bollywood actors have invariably played an instrumental role. With Independence Day upon us, we give you a chance to rack your brains to figure out which patriotic character was played by your favourite star. ...
  • A hero's heroine: Kareena Kapoor in 'Singham Returns' doesn't blush, eats to her heart's content and doesn't need to be saved 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Where there's a hero, there's always that waif-like creature, who constantly needs to be saved. Be it Louise Lane for Superman or Mary Jane Watson for Spider-Man, the presence of a powerful hero has always been accompanied by the classic heroine stock characters -- the ingenue, the prima...
  • 'Singham Returns' Tweet Review: Rohit Shetty has imagined Singham as a supercop - smart, powerful, sexy, honest, and therefore slightly unrealistc 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Bajirao Singham, with his handlebar moustache, six-pack abs and a devil-may-care attitude first made his debut with Rohit Shetty's 2011 film, 'Singham'. Now, three years later, Ajay Devgn is set to reprise his role in the sequel 'Singham Returns' set to hit the theatres on India's Independence Day. Starring...
  • Snapshot: Salman Khan praises Shah Rukh Khan's 'Happy New Year' trailer on Twitter 5 days ago

    Rumours of their strained relationship is a thing of the past. After cordial hugs on Iftaar and Eid, Salman Khan seems determined to turn a new leaf and start a new chapter in his relationship with actor Shah Rukh Khan. Salman took to Twitter to praise the trailer of Shah...
  • All well between uncle Mahesh Bhatt and nephew Emraan Hashmi 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi has quashed reports that filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with him for giving preference to Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal' over his uncle's film 'Mr. X'. It was reported that Emraan allotted some days for the promotion of 'Raja Natwarlal' instead of shooting for 'Mr. X' and it...
  • Independence day is the proudest day for all Indians: Shah Rukh Khan 5 days ago

    Mumbai: On the eve of India's 68th Independence Day, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Thursday wished all countrymen and said it is the "most important day" for all Indians. "Tomorrow (Friday) is the proudest day for all Indians. There is no (more) important day than Independence Day," Shah Rukh said at...