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  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' reminds Rishi Kapoor of 'Naseeb Apna Apna' March 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Watching 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' reminded veteran actor Rishi Kapoor of his own 1986 film 'Naseeb Apna Apna'. But he finds the Yash Raj Films' project to be "better". "'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' is a better version of my film 'Naseeb Apna Apna'. Remember the curved village girl 'choti' I...
  • Bhumi Pednekar: The best compliment I got was from my mother March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Debutante Bhumi Pednekar, who is being applauded for her performance in the film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', says the best compliment she has got so far is from her mother. "The best compliment I have got was from my mother. She enjoyed my work and maturity I have as an...
  • Did Censor Board ask makers of 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' to mute the word 'lesbian' from one of its scenes? March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The Censor Board is in the middle of a brand new controversy. Just two weeks after it came out with a list of words that were to be banned from usage in films, news has it that the board had asked the makers of the recently released 'Dum...
  • 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayeinge' to continue its run at Maratha Mandir February 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Producers Yash Raj Films and theatre Maratha Mandir, which had decided to pull down 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayeinge' after its historic run of 1,009 weeks, have mutually decided to continue screening the movie for the sake of its fans. The Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer film's last show was...
  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' leading lady Bhumi Pednekar asked to keep a low profile before the release of the film February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: There's a lot that went behind bringing Bhumi Pednekar from behind the scenes of filmmaking on to the big screen with 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'. But her journey will be kept under wraps until the film's release. In fact, the movie's production banner Yash Raj Films (YRF) has instructed Bhumi,...
  • Kailash Kher, Anup Jalota among 56 'Yash Bharti' awardees February 10, 2015

    Lucknow: Singers Anoop Jalota, Rajan and Sajan Mishra, Rekha Bhardwaj, Kailash Kher and lyricist-music composer Ravindra Jain were among the 56 people who were Monday presented the Yash Bharti award by Uttar Pradesh. The awards were constituted by the then Mulayam Singh Yadav government in 1994-95. Giving away the awards in the...
  • Here's Rajit Kapur's advice on portraying Byomkesh Bakshi on the big screen January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: National award wining actor Rajit Kapur became a household name when he portrayed Byomkesh Bakshi, a literary sleuth created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The series, aired on Doordarshan, lasted two seasons and ran from 1993 to 1997 and resulted in the actor loosing his real identity to his onscreen...
  • Shanvi Srivastava to star opposite Yash in Manju Mandavya's next film 'Masterpiece' December 31, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Shanvi Srivastava has been signed as the female lead opposite promising Kannada star Yash in upcoming film "Masterpiece". Regular shooting of the film will start from second week of January next year. "We were on the lookout for a heroine for a while. Then I saw Shanvi's performance in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan honoured with Yash Chopra Memorial Award December 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred with the Yash Chopra Memorial Award here, and said that he is still striving to deliver his best in the Indian film industry. Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao honoured him with the award, which was given to Lata Mangeshkar last year. The event was held...
  • Yash Chopra never asked his heroines to lose weight: Kajol December 14, 2014

    Mumbai: In an era when looking slim has become a major criterion for actresses in Bollywood, Kajol says she is lucky to have worked with Yash Chopra, the only director who never complained about weight issues of his female stars. Kajol, 40, said that rather than asking his heroines to lose...
  • Shah Rukh Khan celebrates 'DDLJ' 1000 weeks by shooting at YRF studio December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: As 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' (DDLJ) today completed 1000 weeks since its release in 1995, film's leading star Shah Rukh Khan chose to spend the day at Yash Raj Films studio. The blockbuster romantic saga was a landmark in the careers of Shah Rukh, Kajol and Aditya Chopra, who made...
  • Asha Bhosle to be honoured at the Dubai International Film Festival December 6, 2014

    Dubai: Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle will be awarded with the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to Indian cinema. Bhosle, 81, has recorded more than 12,000 songs and is known for her versatility as a singer be it folk songs, Indian classical music, pop songs, ghazals...
  • Shah Rukh Khan would love to be a part of 'Dhoom' franchise, says he finds it 'very cool' November 3, 2014

    Mumbai: He has been part of many blockbusters produced by Yash Raj Films and Shah Rukh Khan won't mind joining their popular 'Dhoom' franchise if the project is offered to him. So far John Abraham, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan have played the main 'villain' in 'Dhoom' franchise. When asked would he...
  • He had passion for life: Uday Chopra on father Yash Chopra October 21, 2014

    Mumbai: He was known as the 'King of Romance' and on Yash Chopra's second death anniversary Tuesday, his son Uday Chopra said the filmmaker had a passion for life that was unequalled. "Remembering my father today (Tuesday) on his death anniversary - he had a passion for life that was unequaled...
  • Rani Mukerji: I don't think Aditya Chopra will ever want me to slow down August 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Newly wed actress Rani Mukerji says her husband and directorproducer Aditya Chopra is quite okay with her working in films after marriage. Post marriage, it is often seen that actresses in Bollywood slow down their work but that does not seem to be the case with Rani, who is...
  • Bollywood superhit 'Dhoom: 3' opens on 2,000 screens in 400 cities in China, enters Chinese top ten chart July 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood super hit 'Dhoom: 3', which reportedly opened on 2,000 screens in 400 Chinese cities, has entered the Chinese top ten chart. After storming the Turkish box office and becoming the only Indian film to get to the Turkish Top 10, 'Dhoom:3', Yash Raj Films (YRF) offering, has now entered...
  • Amitabh Bachchan's iconic knotted shirt in 'Deewar' was a tailoring error July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The denim blue shirt teamed with khakee coloured pants and a rope dangling over the shoulder is arguably Amitabh Bachchan's most iconic film look till date and the megastar reveals the styling in 'Deewar' was a result of a mistake by the tailor. Reflective of the tumultuous politics of the early...
  • 'For my fans I will always remain Rani Mukerji, won't change my surname to Chopra' June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukerji, who got married to director producer Aditya Chopra in April this year, says she wants to retain her surname and would not change it to Chopra. Rani tied knot with Aditya in a quiet ceremony in Italy. Though actresses like Aishwarya Rai and Kareena Kapoor adapted...
  • Our family bonded again after Rani came into our family: Uday Chopra June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actorproducer Uday Chopra says his sisterinlaw Rani Mukerji is a homemaker and it was she who brought the family together after the demise of his father Yash Chopra. Rani and Uday shared screen space in 'Mujhse Dosti Karoge' which was her first film with the YRF banner. "I have known...
  • Snapshot: Ranvir Shorey poses with 'Titli' team at its screening; the film gets a thumbs up at Cannes 2014 May 22, 2014

    Dibakar Banerjee's coproduced film 'Titli', which was recently screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, has opened to positive reviews. Presented by Yash Raj Films, the film explores the relationship between two brothers, one of whom runs away from home to escape his...
  • London Asian Film Festival to pay tribute to Rituparno Ghosh, Yash Chopra May 15, 2014

    London: Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra and Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh will be remembered at the 16th London Asian Film Festival, which begins from June 1. King of Romance Yash Chopra, who died in 2012, has made his love for Britain evident in films like 'Lamhe' and 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'....
  • Pam Chopra to attend Yash Chopra tribute at London fest May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Pam Chopra will attend an event dedicated to the work and life of her late husband and veteran Hindi filmmaker Yash Chopra at the 16th annual Tongues on Fire London Asian Film Festival. To be held June 7, Remembering Yash Chopra will see Pam in conversation with Rachel Dwyer,...
  • Sayeed hit out dig at NC, Congress, says no takers of hollow slogans April 8, 2014

    Jammu: PDP on Tuesday hit out at the ruling NC-Congress alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, saying there were no takers for its "hollow slogans" and stood exposed before the people in the Lok Sabha elections. Claiming "overwhelming response" for the party, its patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed said a strong wind was...