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  • Sunny Leone: It is important to connect with your audience on one-on-one level April 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Close on the heels of the release of comedy caper 'Kuch Kuch Locha Hai', actress Sunny Leone performed live during a promotional event here along with singer Shraddha Pandit. She says having such a connect with audiences is important for actors. Sunny, who was also joined by actor Ram Kapoor,...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Filmistaan' director Nitin Kakkar voted as the Best Debut by a director April 20, 2015

    We are finally out with the list of winners for this year's IBNLive Movie Awards. Our readers voted for their favourites in different categories, while some of their choices were predictable, there were the others who had a surprise win. Here we recognise the true talents from the industry and...
  • '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...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Female Debut March 30, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Male Debut March 23, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Debut Director March 16, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Bruce Willis to make Broadway debut in Stephen King play March 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood action star Bruce Willis is poised to make his Broadway debut in the stage adaptation of Stephen King's acclaimed novel Misery. The 59-year-old 'Die Hard' star will take on the role of bedridden writer Paul Sheldon, the role James Caan portrayed in the acclaimed 1990 movie version of...
  • Actor Amitabh Bachchan to make his commentary debut with the India-Pak match February 15, 2015

    Amitabh Bachchan said he was excited about his live cricket commentary debut with the India-Pak match in Adelaide on February 15. "I am taking tips from commentators," he said. Bachchan's deep voice is the key element in his upcoming film Shamitabh and he will deliver the same tone while commentating. ...
  • Grammy winner Sam Smith wants to inspire gay children with his album February 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Sam Smith hopes his four-time Grammy winning debut album 'In the Lonely Hour' will inspire gay children. The 'Stay With Me' hitmaker is openly gay and he hopes his debut album, which he wrote about the unrequited love he experienced when he fell for a straight man, will...
  • Angelina Jolie kidnapped me to write a song for 'Unbroken', says Coldplay frontman Chris Martin December 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Chris Martin jokes he was kidnapped by actress-director Angelina Jolie to write a song for her forthcoming film 'Unbroken'. The Coldplay frontman, who contributed the track 'Miracles' for her second directorial venture, says Jolie was so desperate to get him on board that she went to extreme lengths,...
  • Nagarjuna's son Akhil's debut film launched December 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's second son Akhil is making his acting debut in a yet-untitled Telugu film that was officially launched here Wednesday. "On this lovely morning I would like announce that my debut film is on the go. With none other than V.V.VINAYAK! Just got done with a small informal...
  • Xiaomi's India debut one of the most talked-about topics on Facebook in India in 2014 December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: It's that time of the year when Facebook takes a look back at the redefining moments of the year and curates a list of the most talked-about topics and events on its social networking site. This year's list is out and Xiaomi's India debut has come out as...
  • Angelina Jolie involved in car crash? December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie was reportedly involved in a car crash after her vehicle skidded in the rain here. The 39-year-old was returning from a screening for her new film 'Unbroken' Sunday, when the car reportedly skidded, hit a curb, and two of its tyres burst, reports mirror.co.uk. As per reports...
  • It was wonderful working with Anurag Kashyap in 'Ugly', says music composer GV Prakash Kumar November 29, 2014

    Chennai: Southern composer G.V Prakash Kumar, who has worked with Anurag Kashyap in both parts of 'Gangs of Wasseypur', has made his Hindi singing debut with the filmmaker's upcoming psychological thriller 'Ugly'. Prakash, nephew of A.R Rahman, has also composed the music for the film. "It was wonderful working with Anurag in...
  • Andrew Garfield attends girlfriend Emma Stone's Broadway debut November 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Amazing Spider Man' star Andrew Garfield attended girlfriend Emma Stone's Broadway debut earlier this week as Sally Bowles in Cabaret. The 'Help' star, 26, took over the roll from Michelle Williams, performing alongside Alan Cumming, reported Us magazine. "Andrew came sharply dressed in a suit. Andrew came backstage after the...
  • Kapil Sharma starts filming his debut movie with Abbas-Mustan November 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Popular stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma has begun shooting his first yet-to-be-titled Bollywood project with director duo Abbas-Mustan. Kapil, 33, was set to make his movie debut with 'Bank Chor' earlier but the comedian and Yash Raj Films parted ways. The comedian later landed a project with Abbas-Mustan. "First day of my...
  • Watch: A scene from Zohra Sehgal's debut film 'Dharti Ke Lal' July 11, 2014

    Zohra Sehgal was already an accomplished dancerchoreorapher when she made her debut in KA Abbas's 'Dharti Ke Lal' in 1946. The dancer had traveled the world with Uday Shankar's troupe and had started her own dance institute along with her husband Kameshwar Sehgal. While the role was a character role,...
  • Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt to make his acting debut in 'Siddhartha'; will play a Buddhist monk May 13, 2014

    While daughter Alia Bhatt is riding high on the success of her two films 'Highway' and '2 States', father Mahesh Bhatt is all set to make his acting debut in Mukul Misra's 'Siddhartha'. Bhatt, who is an established filmmaker, tweeted pictures of his look from the film. Bhatt will be...
  • Nargis Fakhri to make her Hollywood debut opposite Jason Statham March 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri will be playing the role of a secret agent in her debut Hollywood film to be directed by Paul Feig. "She (Nargis) will be seen as a sexy agent in a Fox production starring Jason Statham of 'Transporter' fame and Melissa McCarthy who was last...
  • Susan Boyle to star in a new TV drama February 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is set to play a singing lighthouse keeper in a new TV project. The 52-year-old singer debuted in Hollywood last year by playing a church warden's wife Eleanor Hopewell in John Stephenson-directed movie 'The Christmas Candle', reported Digital Spy. "She's very excited," Boyle's agent said....
  • Christie's make a sizzling debut in India, Rs 23.7 crore for painting December 21, 2013

    International auction house Christie's made a sizzling debut in the country by putting under the hammer 79 art works at over Rs 102 crore, including Rs 23.7 crore for a Vasudeo Gaitonde painting, a record price for a work of an Indian artist. "I believe that the success of tonight's sale...
  • Mohammad Shami records India's best fastbowling debut November 8, 2013

    It's difficult to recall when, if ever, did an Indian pacer bowled with the kind of fire Mohammad Shami breathed at the Eden Gardens on Friday. It not only decimated the West Indies, earned India an innings win inside three days and gifted Sachin Tendulkar a win in his 199th...
  • Mohammad Shami grabs Ishant's Test spot with both hands November 6, 2013

    Not many called that: Mohammad Shami playing ahead of Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma in a Test match. But MS Dhoni had his cards sorted, close to the chest but sorted. And Shami turned out to be the ace in those cards with a fourwicket spell on debut at the...
  • Ranji Trophy important but no guarantee for selection: Tendulkar October 27, 2013

    Lahli: Sachin Tendulkar might have taken the Ranji route to prepare for his swansong Test series but he has no qualms in conceding that a good performance in the country's premier cricket tournament is no guarantee for a berth in the Indian national side. The 40yearold, who would call time on...
  • Fatima Bhutto turns novelist, pens debut fiction work October 20, 2013

    Writeractivist Fatima Bhutto has penned her debut novel which encounters the life of three brothers and two women in a small town in the troubled tribal region of Waziristan near the Afghanistan border. "The Shadow of the Crescent Moon", published by Penguin, chronicles the lives of people trying to live and...
  • Ajit Agarkar retires from all forms of cricket October 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Ajit Agarkar, the Mumbai player who established the record for taking the fastest fifty wickets in ODIs, on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket from immediate effect. The 35yearold allrounder who was involved in some magnificent Indian victories both home and away, decided to call it...
  • Anil Kapoor makes debut on small screen by '24' August 23, 2013

    Anil Kapoor who makes his debut with '24' on colors says that this is the best role in his career and he could not have asked for a better role. The show is the Indian version of hit international TV series '24' and will be aired on Colors channel. ...
  • Standards are slipping in Formula One: Mark Webber August 7, 2013

    Red Bull driver Mark Webber said the standard of drivers in Formula One has fallen since he entered the sport 11 years ago. Webber, who is quitting F1 at the end of the season to join Porche, believes today's grid is not as strong as it was in 2002. "When I was...
  • It feels like a dream: Mohit Sharma August 2, 2013

    Bulawayo: Only the second Indian cricketer to be adjudged Man of the Match on ODI debut, pacer Mohit Sharma said it all felt like a dream even though he was preparing for this moment for a long time. Mohit's 2 for 26 in 10 overs, including three maidens, in the fourth...