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  • Watch: In conversation with Mani Ratnam Yesterday

    Veteran film director Mani Ratnam talks about his latest film 'OK Kanmani'. ...
  • Don't compare me with Sunny Leone, compare me with Jennifer Lopez, Madonna: Rakhi Sawant 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The outspoken and blunt Rakhi Sawant detests any comparison with adult film star-turned-Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, and says she should instead be compared to the likes of international icons Jennifer Lopez and Madonna. At the shooting of a video album, Rakhi, who was dressed in a revealing ensemble, hit back...
  • Sunil Grover hopes 'Gabbar Is Back' is his 'gateway to films' 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian Sunil Grover, famous for essaying Gutthi on the small screen, will be seen in Bollywood movie 'Gabbar Is Back'. He hopes it opens the doors of the cinema world for him. "I consider this film as a turning point in my career, and I hope this project is...
  • 90s movies, MS Paint comics and life lessons; Sahil Rizwan's book is a fun read 3 days ago

    Life offers you lessons in form of almost everything that exists; be it people, or things or in case of Sahil Rizwan, a whole batch of weird Bollywood movies from the 1990s. Sahil Rizwan is a 26 year old internet person known widely across India as the guy-who-recreates-movies-into-MS-Paint-comics. Yep, he...
  • '2 States', 'Haider' lead IIFA nominations 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Leaving behind the likes of Kangana Ranaut's 'Queen' and Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK', Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor's romantic comedy '2 States' is leading the nominations for the 16th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in categories like Best Picture, Best Director and Best Story. Coming close...
  • Randeep Hooda to star in social thriller 'Yeh Laal Rang' 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Randeep Hooda has signed on to star in a social thriller, titled 'Yeh Laal Rang'. Set in a small town of Haryana, the film will deal with the topical and hitherto unexplored issue of blood theft and blood mafia. The movie, to be directed by Syed Ahman Afzal of...
  • TV is more lucrative than films right now: Ashish Chowdhry 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Fresh from his 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 6' win, actor Ashish Chowdhry wants to explore TV and is open to doing both fiction and reality shows. The 36-year-old actor, best known for his comic performance in 'Dhamal' franchise, said he has got better offers on TV than in films right now. "I...
  • #5YearsOfSalmanOnTwitter: 5 things you probably didn't know about Salman Khan's Twitter habits 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Salman Khan, one of the three big Khans of Bollywood, might have fewer Twitter followers than the other two but that is no indication of his stature at the box office. Today, April 13, 2015, @BeingSalmanKhan completes 5 years of Twitter presence. It shouldn't come as a surprise...
  • My children have no plans to enter Bollywood right now: Shah Rukh Khan 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his children are currently busy with their studies and are too young to decide on joining Bollywood. The 49-year-old actor, who has three children - Aryan, Suhana and AbRam - with wife Gauri, said like any concerned parent he wants his kids to...
  • Regional cinema needs to be encouraged; Indian cinema is not just Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Endorsing the Maharashtra government's diktat to multiplexes to screen Marathi films on any one screen between 12 PM and 9 PM, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said it is a "wonderful" move which would encourage regional films. The government had earlier issued a directive making it mandatory for multiplexes...
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' is a commercial film, says director Shonali Bose 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Director Shonali Bose, who is busy promoting Kalki Koechlin-starrer "Margarita With A Straw", says the film is a typical Bollywood commercial film. In "Margarita With A Straw", Kalki plays a girl with cerebral palsy, and it narrates her struggle with the normal activities in her life. The film has garnered...
  • Bollywood has become a business: Kalki Koechlin 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The business aspect of filmmaking is an integral part of Bollywood, but actress Kalki Koechlin, who has maintained a fine balance between commercial and parallel cinema, points out that though Hindi filmdom is evolving content-wise, major emphasis is given to the box office figures. "Our cinema and our content is...
  • Masand talks to newcomers in Bollywood about nepotism in movies 1 week ago

    CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to actors Kriti Sanon, Tiger Shroff, Bhumi Pednekar and Tahir Raj Bhasin about nepotism in Bollywood....
  • Anti-smoking warnings destroying films, hampering creativity, says Vidhu Vinod Chopra April 10, 2015

    Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra has come down hard on the on screen anti-smoking warnings. Chopra said that it's destroying his films and hampering creativity. Chopra said that he is ready to make a no-smoking advertisement for free for the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. ...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: 30 years journey of Vidhu Vinod Chopra in Hindi cinema April 9, 2015

    From critically acclaimed films to commercial blockbusters, filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra describes his journey of over 30 years in Bollywood. ...
  • A few people decided to imitate the biggest playback singers in the industry with one song April 9, 2015

    And that song is 'Chunni Leke'. In this hilarious video by Radio Mirchi, we see the funsters take upon pseudonyms like Sumar Kanu, Badnaam Sami, Arhaan Fakhtar, Bappi Gehri, Hata Mangeshkar and many more while they continue to mimic every playback singer with complete precision! ...
  • Want to push the envelope with my films, can happen when I do different characters: Sushant Singh Rajput April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: With his portrayal of Byomkesh Bakshy getting appreciation, Sushant Singh Rajput is a happy man and the actor says he will continue to explore challenging roles in his future projects. It was something of a risk for both Sushant and director Dibakar Banerjee to reinvent the popular literary character...
  • Don't want to be a pigeonholed filmmaker: Mahesh Bhatt April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: In his four-decade career, Mahesh Bhatt has never shied away from showing the elements of his real life in films like 'Woh Lamhe'. The veteran filmmaker says there is "nothing personal about any human being". From his linkup to late Bollywood star Parveen Babi to his inebriated past, Bhatt...
  • e Lounge: Sunny Leone talks about her journey in Bollywood April 7, 2015

    In this episode of 'e Lounge', actress Sunny Leone talks about her journey in Bollywood and shares experience of her upcoming release 'Ek Paheli Leela'. ...
  • I owe everything to my fans, says Sunny Leone April 7, 2015

    Bollywood actress Sunny Leone said she owed everything to her fans. She was in the capital to promote her upcoming film 'Ek Paheli Leela' which will be released on April 10. ...
  • Huma and I share awkward relationship in 'Oculus' remake: Saqib Saleem April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Saqib Saleem is kicked about his next film, an adaptation of Hollywood horror movie 'Oculus', which will see him sharing a tumultuous onscreen relationship with sister Huma Qureshi. The brother-sister duo is working together in a Bollywood movie for the first time in the Prawaal Raman-directed movie. The...
  • I owe my film career to TV; proud to be a part of the television industry: Jay Bhanushali April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Jay Bhanushali, who will be next seen opposite Sunny Leone in 'Ek Paheli Leela', has credited his stint on TV for getting back-to-back projects in Bollywood. Jay, 30, made his debut in Hindi cinema with "Hate Story 2" last year and followed it up with 'Desi Kattey' and...
  • 'Pretentious Bollywood Review' is back with pretentious reviews of two Mithun Da movies April 6, 2015

    Kanan Gill and Biswa Kalyan Rath are back after ages with two Pretentious Bollywood Reviews and they are both dedicated to the greatest actor known to mankind: Mithun Chakraborty!'Pyaar Ka Devta' and 'Disco Dancer' are two of the greatest Mithun Da movies that take us back to weirder times when...
  • AR Rahman talks about his relationship with Mani Ratnam April 5, 2015

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, music composer AR Rahman talks about his relationship with Bollywood director Mani Ratnam. ...
  • I don't understand sensibility of our censors: Naseeruddin Shah April 2, 2015

    Mumbai: While the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is getting stricter by the day, versatile actor Naseeruddin Shah says he fails to understand the sensibility of the censors. "I don't understand the sensibility of our censors. I don't understand what they want. I don't know what they are scared of...
  • My films are commercial, but different: Akshay Kumar April 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who will next be seen in 'Gabbar Is Back', says his films have always been commercial and his choices of films has always been different. "My films are commercial. I don't give any speech (on social issues) in my films. As an actor, I have always...
  • e Lounge: Sunny Leone talks about 'Ek Paheli Leela' April 2, 2015

    In this episode of e Lounge catch the stories from the Bollywood and its stars. ...
  • Hugh Jackman to star in 'Apostle Paul' April 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Hugh Jackman has been roped in to headline Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's upcoming production venture 'Apostle Paul'. Jackman will play the titular role of a Jewish man who converted to Christianity to preach the word of Jesus and was credited for writing 14 of the 27 books...
  • 'Bigg Boss' winner Gautam Gulati signs his first Bollywood film April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: TV star Gautam Gulati, the winner of reality show 'Bigg Boss 8', has bagged his first Bollywood project, 'Udanchhoo'. The movie, also introducing actress Saisha Sehgal and starring Ashutosh Rana, is directed by Vipin Parasar with Ravindra Singh as its creative director. Gautam, 27, shared the pictures from the launch of...