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  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Lines are blurring now between character-actors and the typical Bollywood heroes 3 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Citing example of his latest film 'Badlapur', which ditched the cliched image of a hero and a villain, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says Bollywood is doing away with fixed caricatures and welcoming character-driven stories. 'The Lunchbox' star feels the industry is in an exciting phase right now as even top...
  • Smita Patil forced me to get into films; I still miss her: Nana Patekar 3 hours 26 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Acclaimed actor Nana Patekar says he enjoyed doing plays on stage, but late actress and "very good friend" Smita Patil forced him to enter the film industry. "I used to do plays and I was very happy there, but Smita Patil forced me to get into films. Smita recommended my...
  • 'Kick' actress Jacqueline Fernandez gathers 1 million fans on Instagram 3 hours 41 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has reached a new milestone on photo-sharing social media service Instagram with 1 million followers. The 29-year-old Sri Lankan beauty has been an active Instagram user and keeps sharing photos of her day-to-day activities with her fans on the site. "Woo hoo!! Hitting 1 million and only...
  • Watch: Bollywood should retire and it is completely true 4 hours 10 minutes ago

    Bollywood gave us a few good movies in 2014, but mostly it was a big pile of dung. With movies like 'Humshakals' that made people reconsider their life choices, and an endless parade of mindless 'Khan movies', it is time to stumble upon the inevitable option: Bollywood should retire. ...
  • 'OK Kanmani' trailer: Mani Ratnam, AR Rahman weave magic with this effervescent romance 5 hours 13 minutes ago

    Starring Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen in lead roles, the film 'OK Kanmani' has been produced by Mani Ratnam's production house Madras Talkies. ...
  • Farhan Akhtar heads to Kashmir to shoot for Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir' 6 hours 3 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Actor-director Farhan Akhtar, who is currently busy filming 'Wazir', is travelling to Srinagar, Kashmir for the movie's final shooting schedule. The upcoming drama, which has been directed by Bejoy Nambiar of 'Shaitan' fame, also stars Amitabh Bachchan, besides Akhtar. Aditi Rao Hydari plays the female lead in the film, which has...
  • Musician Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma ready to compose music for Bollywood films 6 hours 11 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma, one half of the famous music composing duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal, said he is ready to do music for a Bollywood film if somebody comes with a good offer. "I am ready to compose music for a Bollywood film if a producer or a filmmaker comes with a good...
  • Kangana Ranaut to star opposite Saif Ali Khan in Sujoy Ghosh's new film 'Devotion of Suspect X' 7 hours 57 minutes ago

    Mumbai: 'Queen' actress Kangana Ranaut is all set to star opposite Saif Ali Khan in the movie adaptation of Japanese best-selling novel 'The Devotion of Suspect X'. Balaji Motion Pictures has acquired the rights for the romantic thriller, which is based on author Keigo Higashino's book. 'Kahaani' director Sujoy Ghosh will...
  • Filmmaker Prakash Mehra's son Amit Mehra passes away 8 hours 0 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Amit Mehra, son of producer-director Prakash Mehra died today morning after suffering a cardiac attack. He was 40. "Sad news producer-director Prakash Mehra's son Amit passed away today morning," a source close to the family said. Prakash' other sons are Sumeet and Puneet Mehra. Actor Vindu Dara Singh condoled Amit's...
  • Ranveer Singh, Rajkummar Rao, Aditi Rao Hydari praise 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' 8 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A film that narrates a heart-warming tale of two imperfect people coming together only to find eternal love -- "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" -- has managed to tug at the heartstrings of members of the film fraternity, for staying true to the essence of the story in a simple...
  • Kapil Sharma: I can never say no to Shah Rukh Khan 8 hours 11 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian and "Comedy Nights with Kapil" host Kapil Sharma has refuted rumours that he has refused to be a part of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming TV show titled 'India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun'. He says he can never say no to Shah Rukh. "I don't know where these baseless...
  • 'Ok Kanmani': Trailer for Mani Ratnam's Tamil romantic-drama to be unveiled today Yesterday

    Chennai: The much awaited trailer of ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam's Tamil romantic-drama "Ok Kanmani", which features Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen in the lead, will be unveiled online Sunday. "The trailer will be launched March 1. The film will hit the screens in April. The team is currently busy with the...
  • 'ABCD 2' director Remo D'Souza to put on his dancing shoes for the film Yesterday

    Mumbai: Remo D'Souza, who is busy with his directorial "ABCD 2", says the audiences will not only get to see a glimpse of his dancing in the film, but also a lot of international dance. "This film ("ABCD 2) is very special to me and I have given in (a lot...
  • Northeast region to get a new film production centre: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: A centre for film production will be set up in the northeast region of the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. "A centre for film production would be set up in the northeast," he said, presenting the union budget in parliament. The government has laid special emphasis on developing...
  • Snapshot: Look how different 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' actress Bhumi Pednekar looks in real life Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Vishal has a soulful approach towards music: Rekha Bhardwaj Yesterday

    Mumbai: In her two decade old playback career, Rekha Bhardwaj has collaborated mostly with her director husband Vishal because she feels he understands music beautifully. Rekha, who started her Bollywood singing career with 'Chachi 420' where Vishal was the music director, said it is always a delight to work with him. "Vishal is...
  • 'Ab Tak Chhappan 2' Tweet Reveiw: This Nana Patekar-starrer comes across as a half-hearted attempt 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Nana Patekar had impressed one and all with tough-cop role in 'Ab Tak Chhappan'. The actor had played an encounter specialist in the film and was praised by critics for its brilliant and realistic portrayal of the Mumbai police force. Almost a decade later, the sequel 'Ab Tak...
  • Actor Amitabh Bachchan declared a 'timeless fashion icon' by an Indian fashion magazine 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Apart from his memorable performances on screen, Indian cinestar Amitabh Bachchan is also known for making style statements with designer jackets, suits, sherwanis, kurtas and pyjamas off screen. No wonder then that he was honoured with the 'Timeless Fashion Icon' accolade by Filmfare Glamour Style and Fashion. Bachchan took to...
  • 'PK' Tamil remake: Kamal Haasan says the producers have only initiated talks; says someone jumped the gun and leaked the news 2 days ago

    Mumbai: All the talk of Kamal Haasan doing the Tamil version of Rajkumar Hirani's directorial "PK", is just talk, no more, says the actor. "The producers have only initiated talks. I am in Mauritus on recce for my next film for my own production company. Someone has jumped the gun and...
  • Kunal Kohli denies rumours that he has signed Saif Ali Khan for his next film 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kunal Kohli has denied rumours that he has signed actor-producer Saif Ali Khan for his upcoming production. Kunal, who is making his acting debut in "Phir Se" with TV star Jennifer Winget, took to Twitter Friday to shoot down the rumours. "Reg rumors. While I would LOVE to direct, produce...
  • US federal court summons Amitabh Bachchan in an alleged human rights violation; connects it to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots 2 days ago

    Washington: The summons issued to Amitabh Bachchan by a federal court in Los Angeles in an alleged human rights violations case has been served on the superstar's Hollywood manager on Monday, according to a Sikh rights body. New York-based Sikh for Justice (SFJ) had filed a lawsuit against Bachchan claiming that...
  • 'Ek Paheli Leela': Jay Bhanushali serenades Sunny Leone, but she's dancing with Rajneesh Duggal in a flashback in 'Tere bin nahi laage' 2 days ago

    Written and directed by Bobby Khan, 'Ek Paheli Leela' features Sunny Leone, Jay Bhanushali, Rajneesh Duggal and Rahul Dev in the lead roles. The new song 'Tere bin nahi laage' has been composed by Amaal Mallik and Uzair Jaswal, and sung by Jaswal himself. ...
  • Happy anniversary Rajinikanth and Latha: Fans celebrate Thalaivar's special day on Twitter with vintage photos 3 days ago

    Chennai: On his 34th wedding anniversary Thursday, superstar Rajinikanth briefly spent some time with his fans here at his residence. Several of his fans came to convey their wishes to the 'Thalaiva'. Rajinikanth married Latha Feb 26, 1981. They have two daughters -- Aishwarya and Soundarya. ...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Have never danced around trees; if I get such a role, I will learn dancing and I will do it 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is often seen in intense and negative roles, says since he hasn't yet got a chance to do the Bollywood dance routine, he'd be ready to take on a dancer's role in a movie, if it is offered to him. Asked if he's getting typecast in...
  • Anushka Sharma on 'A' certificate for 'NH10': Stayed true to story, subject 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma says she knew her debut movie production "NH10" will be certified for an adult audience. "When we made the film, we knew there is a possibility of getting A-certificate. We stayed true to the story, we stayed real to the subject... I think every film is not...
  • Shah Rukh Khan: Hope this year's budget will benefit Bollywood; attracting people to the industry is very important 3 days ago

    Mumbai: As Arun Jaitley is set to present the Union Budget on February 28, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hopes that the film industry will be taken into consideration by the Finance Minister. "It is weird when people ask an actor about budget. Please do not ask me about it. I...
  • SRK hopes Union Budget 2015 will benefit film industry 3 days ago

    Mumbai: As Arun Jaitley is set to present the Union Budget on February 28, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hopes that the film industry will be taken into consideration by the Finance Minister. "It is weird when people ask an actor about budget. Please do not ask me about it....