Bollywood

  • Appeal to vote secularists divides Bollywood 16-04-2014 07:37 PM

    Mumbai: Hindi film industry, which prides itself on its secular image, appears to be taking sides for the first time during this Lok Sabha elections with some Bollywood A-listers asking people to vote "strategically" to protect the country's secular character. The collective appeal, brainchild of writer Anjum Rajabali and endorsed...
  • Reminiscing the 90s: top fashion trends from 90s we’d love to see again 16-04-2014 05:35 PM

    The 90s can be summed up as a decade where anything and everything was fashionable. One day it was the Juhi Chawla and the very next day every girl wanted to look like Raveena Tandon. Some tried to match the standards of Madhuri and most others wanted a Shilpa Shetty...
  • I've been a loyal Congress supporter, says Salim Khan 16-04-2014 02:40 PM

    Mumbai: A day after inaugurated BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi's Urdu website, scriptwriter Salim Khan has said that communalism must be eradicated from India. He said said that he has always been a loyal Congress voter. "I am a very loyal voter of the Congress. I have always voted for...
  • 'I took it so seriously, I went into method acting': In this old video interview, Shah Rukh describes the day of his marriage to Gauri 15-04-2014 02:30 PM

    Do you think you know Shah Rukh Khan very well? Maybe there are certain things from the early stages of his career that you're unaware of. Who doesn't know Gauri Khan and the cultural differences between SRK and Gauri. SRK made sure he didn't offend anybody's religious sentiments. "I wanted...
  • Farah Khan receives a brand new car from SRK as a gift 15-04-2014 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan knows how to make his friends feel special. He has gifted a brand new car to his 'Happy New Year' director and close buddy Farah Khan, who is "touched" with the gesture. "Look what I got!!! Thaaaank you @iamsrk. Touched n beyond, (sic)," Farah posted...
  • On a similar career path, but too new for comparison, says Kavita Barjatya of producer Ekta Kapoor 15-04-2014 07:44 AM

    Mumbai: The career path of producers Ekta Kapoor and Kavita Barjatya has similarities, but the latter doesn't find the comparisons just. If Ekta started her career with TV by making hit shows like 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' and then shifting to filmmaking, Kavita too has ventured into the...
  • Imran Khan goes gaga over 'Kochadiyaan' animation 14-04-2014 06:57 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan, who gave voice-over for animation film 'Rio 2', says southern matinee idol Rajinikanth's 'Kochadiyaan' marks a big leap for animation movies. "The fact that a star as big as Rajini sir has taken part in this (animation) process is obviously a big step forward. That is...
  • I am in awe of all the fresh talent: Amitabh Bachchan 14-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Mumbai: Few taste the degree of success that Amitabh Bachchan has in his over four decades as an actor. When the megastar was asked who from the current generation of actors can carry his baton forward, he said "I am in awe of all the fresh talent". He said: "I...
  • I've always wanted to be a part of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Mugdha Godse 14-04-2014 06:40 PM

    Mumbai: Mugdha Godse, the third contestant to be eliminated from 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 5', says she fulfilled her dream by participating in her favourite reality show. "I have been a fan of the show since it was telecast on international channels. I always wanted to be a part of it...
  • Sidharth Malhotra wraps up Mohit Suri's 'Ek Villian' shoot 14-04-2014 04:35 PM

    Mumbai: Newbie actor Sidharth Malhotra finished the shooting of Mohit Suri's 'Ek Villain'. The film will see Sidharth, 29, shedding his guy-next-door image and exploring his dark side for the first time. It also marks the return of Mohit after the success of 'Aashiqui 2' last year and stars Shraddha...
  • My role model for marketing films is Shah Rukh Khan: Varun Dhawan 14-04-2014 03:57 PM

    Mumbai: Varun Dhawan, who went all out for the publicity of his latest release 'Main Tera Hero', says superstar Shah Rukh Khan is his role model when it comes to film marketing. "My role model for marketing films is Shah Rukh Khan. He is unbelievable. Look at how he marketed...
  • Arjun Kapoor stole my heart and made me weep during '2 States': Mahesh Bhatt 14-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who watched his daughter Alia Bhatt's third film '2 States', is happy to see her playing a different role. But it's her co-star Arjun Kapoor who stole the filmmaker's heart. "Alia is fantastic in a startlingly different role. But it is Arjun who stole my heart...
  • 'Dekh Tamasha Dekh' is a mix of comic and tragic socio-political capers, says director Feroz Abbas Khan 14-04-2014 10:22 AM

    Delhi: Two daily labourers are chatting away as they sit atop a shaky bamboo structure and try to fix a giant cut-out of a popular politician. "Kaun hai yeh h*****i," asks one to the other. "Aey, h*****i mat bol; yahan ka bahut bada leader hai," retorts the other, his voice...
  • Shatrughan Sinha feels thrilled to receive IIFA film reward 13-04-2014 12:38 PM

    Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who would be bestowed with a special award at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), said he was thrilled with the honour. The 67-year-old veteran actor will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema at the IIFA awards this year, which is set to...
  • 'Bhoothnath Returns' makes Rs 4.7 crore on first day 13-04-2014 10:54 AM

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan's latest movie 'Bhoothnath Returns', also starring child actor Parth Bhalerao in a key role, has managed to amass Rs.4.07 crore on its opening day. The film released Friday. Trade experts are expecting the numbers to increase substantially over the weekend due to the overwhelming word of mouth...
  • I don't regret anything that I have done in my past: Sunny Leone 12-04-2014 02:06 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone, who is riding high on the success of her latest Bollywood project 'Ragini MMS 2', says she doesn't look back with regret at her past as an adult film star. "As far as my career goes I don't regret anything that I have done. I believe...
  • It is my dream to work in a film directed by my papa: Alia Bhatt 12-04-2014 11:15 AM

    Indore: Actress Alia Bhatt today said she dreams of acting in a movie directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt. "It is my dream to work in a film directed by my papa (Mahesh Bhatt) but he is not directing any film these days and therefore, I feel, I have to...
  • Shatrughan Sinha to get a special award at IIFA 2014 10-04-2014 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha is all set to be honoured for his 'outstanding contribution to Indian cinema' at the upcoming International Indian Film Acacdemy (IIFA) awards this year at Tampa Bay, Florida. The 67-year-old veteran actor, who was last seen in Ram Gopal Varma's trilingual crime drama 'Rakta Charitra', will...
  • Javed Jaaferi not a voter, nomination likely to be cancelled 09-04-2014 06:15 PM

    AAP leader Adarsh Shastri, grandson of late prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat as a cover candidate for Bollywood actor Jaaved Jaaferi. Shastri is the party's official candidate from Allahabad. The move was part of a "well thought out...
  • Work out for over an hour? Not possible: Jacqueline Fernandez 09-04-2014 05:32 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez known for having one of the best bodies in Bollywood says she does not work out for more than an hour in a day. "Usually by 7 am, I am up and I do yoga by 8 am. I can't work out for more than an...
  • We should be affected by Box Office collections: Amitabh Bachchan 09-04-2014 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: On his recent trip to the capital, megastar Amitabh Bachchan spoke to IBNLive about the theme of 'Bhoothnath Returns', his fears and why actors should be affected by Box office collections. Excerpts from an interview... On incorporating the concept of elections in 'Bhoothnath Returns': The story of 'Bhoothnath...
  • Film with dad Mahesh Bhatt? Only if its like 'Aashiqui 2', says Alia Bhatt 09-04-2014 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: Two-film old Alia Bhatt, who is craving to be directed by her father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, is hopeful that one day he will write a script for her and direct her too. Asked when her dad would direct her, she said: "Even I have that question...it will happen...
  • Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh are the next superstars: Akshay Kumar 09-04-2014 10:17 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar feels that the B-town heartthrobs Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh are the next superstars of the film industry. The 46-year-old actor feels that the fresh crop of actors, who have been trying to make a mark in the industry, are very talented. "I think Ranbir Kapoor,...
  • Move over Bollywood: US festival spotlights independent Indian films 09-04-2014 09:58 AM

    Reuters: Bollywood films often capture the color and beauty of Indian culture through high-profile stars and big-budget blockbusters, but a group of filmmakers is attempting to show a different side of India's people through smaller, independent fare. The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, commencing on Tuesday, is bringing the...
  • IPL 7: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit to light up gala opening? 08-04-2014 03:07 PM

    The ICC World Twenty20 gripped Bangladesh for three weeks and now it's the turn of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that awaits the Indian Premier League's (IPL) debut in the gulf, with reports of Bollywood stars joining the gala opening. The Gulf News has reported that Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri...
  • Ranveer-Deepika to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' 07-04-2014 12:18 PM

    Mumbai: The 'Ram-Leela' couple is back! Actress Deepika Padukone will play historical character Mastani with Ranveer Singh playing Bajirao Peshwa in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani'. The casting of Ranveer and Deepika puts an end to months of speculation about who would play the role. Besides Ranveer, Shah Rukh Khan...
  • I have no regrets about the films that I have worked in: Irrfan Khan 06-04-2014 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan, who is playing a significant role in the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park film series titled 'Jurassic World', will begin shooting the much anticipated movie in Hawaii. "The film will be produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Colin Trevorrow. The first schedule of...
  • I always want my price to be low so that the film can recover cost: Imran Khan 06-04-2014 04:14 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan says one has to deal with box office flops and that his way of ensuring profit for the makers is to keep his remuneration in check. "I have never worked for money, and the money that I take all depends on the film," he said when...
  • Forget bikini, I never even wore a sleeveless blouse: Waheeda Rehman 06-04-2014 11:42 AM

    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...
  • Aamir Khan on son Junaid's career plans: He doesn't tell me anything 05-04-2014 05:50 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan has no clue what his 21-year-old son Junaid plans to do in life. He says he doesn't "tell me anything". "We don't have any command on our kids. What will he do, when will he do, I have no idea. He doesn't tell me anything," Aamir...