Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he hasn't met any actor who can match up to the talent of veteran star Dilip Kumar.
Juneau (Alaska), Sep 22 (IANS) India-born supermodel Padma Lakshmi has great respect for the women coming out with their own experiences of sexual abuse, and says it takes incredible courage to come forward in "our victim-blaming culture".
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After a brief but fruitful career in Bollywood, actor Minissha Lambas acting career seems to take on a new lease of life -- but in a different medium. Minissha debuted into theatre with her solo play "Mirror Mirror", enacting 13 characters.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala says it is okay to be a bit selfish and look after oneself.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) "Village Rockstars" was selected as Indias official entry to the 91st Academy Awards on Saturday, following which members of the Film Federation of India (FFI) urged the Indian film industry and the government to promote the Assamese film for the final round.
It's an inescapable reality that sending your child abroad to study can be prohibitively expensive. For most middle-class Indian families, the hefty amount is just not something they can afford to spend, even though some parents get caught up in the enthusiasm of providing their child with the advantage of a high-quality education and end up depleting their savings or going bankrupt.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The 2014 film "Mastram" will get a sequel, which will be set in the UK.
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Comedian Pete Davidson is continuing his tattoo journey inspired by singer and his fiancee Ariana Grande.
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen had sex with a TV star who was also a friend of her father when she was 14, she revealed in her new book.
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff is reportedly fast approaching the last leg of her pregnancy, but is in "no rush" to marry her boyfriend and musician Matthew Koma.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Sumeet Vyas describes his wife and actress Ekta Kaul as a "complete package" and says he still wonders what she saw in him and decided to settle with him.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Jewellery choices of the modern-day bride have evolved over the years. Polki or uncut diamonds are the most popular type of jewellery for the 'pheras' because of the antiquity and royalty it offers, say experts.
Ever since I turned 5 or maybe 6, I have believed God lives in THAT voice. Many, many years later, it hasn't changed. To hear Lata Mangeshkar sing is to have known God. To have known her personally is to have found moksha, far beyond what any acknowledged religion can teach you.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Rima Das' directorial "Village Rockstars", an Assamese movie, has been selected as India's official entry to the Oscars 2019.
Film: "The Equalizer"; Starring: Denzel Washington, Melissa Leo; Directed: Anoine Fuqua; Rating: ** ½ (2 and a half stars)
Film: "Peppermint"; Starring: Jennifer Garner; Directed: Pierre Morel; Rating: **(2 stars)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Tejasswi Prakash says she believes in falling in love and going all out.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor has said the new age digital entertainment platform offers a whole variety of content as per the convenience of the target audience.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Bollywood producer Dinesh Vijan has said all Hindi films cannot be released in China due to censorship.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhinay Deo has chosen to shoot a major chunk of his next movie, a docu-fictional sports drama film titled "Doosra", on film.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Aayush Shah says fitness enthusiast Yash Birla helped him get fit for his role in "Night and Fog".
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Celebrated film producer Dinesh Vijan who is riding high on the success of his latest film 'Stree' says a smaller budget film needs much more marketing for its theatrical release since the film has no star power to bring the audience to the theatre.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) "Manmarziyaan" actor Abhishek Bachchan, who features in a smoking scene which is among the three deleted scenes from the film, says there's no harm in excluding some content if it hurts people's sentiments.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's "Zero" and Ranveer Singh's "Simmba" are both much-awaited big ticket movies, which were earlier set for a clash during the Christmas season. Now they will release a week apart to avoid the box office collections getting affected, says "Simmba" director Rohit Shetty.
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian singer Hanita Bhambri beat artistes from Australia, Thailand, South Korea and Taiwan to win 'Project: Aloft Star Asia Pacific' - a competition spearheaded by Aloft Hotels in partnership with Universal.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) "Love Sonia", a film about sex trafficking, will be showcased at the UN, marking its first screening in the US.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Ishita Dutta says she will soon be seen doing action for the first time on screen.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Rima Das, whose "Bulbul Can Sing" is part of the India Gold section -- the competition category -- at the upcoming Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, says it's a deja vu moment as the platform gave her acclaimed film "Village Rockstars" a great start.
Film: "Batti Gul Meter Chalu"; Director: Shree Narayan Singh; Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam, Divyendu Sharma, Ana Ador; Rating: **1/2
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) "Sultan" actor Abhishek Duhan, who has worked with Vishal Bhardwaj in the forthcoming film "Pataakha", says the filmmaker is a magical storyteller whose cinema is raw and rooted.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Shabana Azmi, Imtiaz Ali, Bhumi Pednekar and Neha Dhupia will share their wisdom on human rights, Indian cinema, fashion and women empowerment respectively at the fourth edition of Tomorrow's India Global Summit, to be held on October 6.
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Bethany Joy Lenz of "One Tree Hill" fame will be playing the main character in the spin-off of the "Suits" series.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Mishal Raheja finds it strange that his character is turning negative in the show "Kumkum Bhagaya", but he is excited about it.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor John Abraham on Friday unveiled the first look of his film "Batla House", and announced that it will hit the screens on August 15, 2019, clashing with "Brahmastra" and "Made In China".
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) DJ SHAAN released a single titled "Say yes" on Friday. The song features Celina Sharma, a 16-year singer-songwriter from Australia.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das' "Manto" in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker "hugely disappointed" on Friday. The situation normalised in the afternoon, according to Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) "Udaan" actor Rajat Barmecha says he is more bothered about doing quality work rather than earning fame and money.
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Chris Evans has been roped in for the lead role in Apple series titled " Defending Jacob".
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma says dancing with actor Govinda was a dream come true moment for him.
London, Sep 21 (IANS) TV personality Katie Price reportedly splurged 600 pounds on perfume despite bankruptcy woes.
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Michael B Jordan will play the role of Tom Clancy's famous character John Clark in a new yet-untitled film series.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Harrdy Sandhu says his upcoming "unique song" titled "Kya baat ay" will give massive competition to his 2017 pop hit "Naah".
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Grammy and Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman, along with celebrated lyricist-poet Gulzar, has created the official song for Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Ryan Gosling-starrer "First Man", on the struggle and sacrifices made by the the first man to land on moon Neil Armstrong and his family, will release in India on October 12.
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) A Mumbai-based TV actress has alleged rape by a 25-year-old man at a hotel in Rajasthan's Neemrana, on the pretext of marriage, police said.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's music sensation Ajay-Atul, whose music for "Dhadak" has topped charts, will headline the first day of the two-day Bollywood music festival, Hungama Bollywood Music Project 4.0, to be held next month.
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Popular television presenter Ant McPartlin has returned to micro-blogging site Twitter after taking a break from social media following his drink-drive arrest earlier this year.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das' "Manto" in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker "hugely disappointed".
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Scriptwriter Ashish Aryan, who won an award in Washington for his work in the film "T for Taj Mahal", will make his feature film directorial debut with a movie set in Kanpur.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Kajol, who is busy promoting her forthcoming film "Helicopter Eela", says not a single actress' film can generate business worth Rs 500 crore the way a Salman Khan film can at the box office.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran actress and philanthropist Shabana Azmi, an active spokesperson for women empowerment, believes having women as leaders can bring about a change.
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran actor and director Robert Redford, who had earlier revealed that he might take retirement after "The Old Man and the Gun", now thinks his statement was a "mistake".
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan will be back as police officer Sartaj Singh in the second season of crime drama series "Sacred Games", streaming platform Netflix announced on Friday.
"Finding a cure is always less lucrative than finding a treatment." As science and technology grow at an exponential pace, it is pretty obvious that drugs and treatments will remain heavily incentivised.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Director Prakash Bhardwaj, who is receiving positive response for his web series "Sare Jahan Se Achha", has said that host Prakash Jha is the identity of the show.
Title: The Most Dangerous Place: A History of United States in South Asia; Author: Srinath Raghavan; Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane; Pages: 472; Price: Rs 799
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Learn a strategic and practical way to create wealth; flick through easily accessible articles with ideas and wisdom that will help readers in their careers; know methods through which anyone can find their purpose; read stories of those being tested by fate and trials.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Sunny Deol and Sakshi Tanwar-starrer "Mohalla Assi", which received a censor certificate after a battle that lasted almost two years, will finally hit the screens on November 16.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Rapper Hard Kaur says that ever since she was a child, she faced a lot of negativity and a large part of her struggle was because she was a girl, especially an Indian.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Kajol has said that neither her co-star Shah Rukh Khan, nor director Aditya Chopra or she can take credit for the success of "Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge", one of the biggest blockbuster of Indian cinema.
Film: "Pakhi"; Director: Sachin Gupta; Cast: Anamika Shukla, Sumeet Kant Kaul, Anmol Goswami, Tanmanya Bali; Rating: *
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Actors Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga starrer "A Star is Born" will release in India on October 12.
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Host-actor Maniesh Paul says his wife Sanyukta has been his constant support since their kindergarten days.
Film: "Equalizer 2"; Director: Antoine Fuqua; Cast: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo, Jonathan Scarfe, Orson Bean; Rating: ***
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal says he doesn't like to wear a watch while shooting for a project.
Film: "Ishqeriaa; Director: Prerna Wadhwan; Cast: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Richa Chadha, Raj Babbar, Manish Anand, Rating **
Film: "Manto"; Director: Nandita Das; Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rasika Duggal, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Tilottama Shome, Divya Dutta, Rishi Kapoor; Rating ***1/2
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Theatre being considered as a part-time, amateur activity has compromised its quality, senior theatrist and Padma Shri awardee Ratan Thiyam said here during a lecture, stressing the need for a serious cultural policy to preserve arts.
Tbilisi, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian actress Richa Chadha on Thursday took to Twitter to share her experience of meeting a "racist officer" at passport control while exiting Georgia.
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg, who often raises his voice against US President Donald Trump and his political ideologies, has slammed his supporters including fellow rapper Kanye West.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian premium leggings brand Softline Leggings has roped in actress Anushka Sharma as its ambassador.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Known for giving an array of hit Bollywood songs like "Chittiyaan kalaiyyan" and "Baby doll", singer Kanika Kapoor, who has come up with her latest single "Cheater Mohan", feels happy to see that her non-movie song is reaching a wide audience.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and his wife Rukmini were on Thursday afternoon blessed with a daughter, said a source close to the family.
Florida, Sep 20 (IANS) Musician Dickey Betts, who has been in hospital following a fall at his home a few days ago, is in "critical" condition.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Harsh Vashisht says playing Lord Krishna's ardent devotee Shreedhama in the TV show "RadhaKrishn" is a challenge for him.
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett says she had a disgusting yet fabulous experience while shooting for gothic fantasy-based thriller "The House with a Clock In Its Walls".
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian-American singer-songwriter Amanda Sodhi says most Bollywood composers sing their own songs so they can do more live shows to earn more money.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Thursday expressed angst after three scenes -- two involving Sikhs smoking -- were deleted from his latest movie "Manmarziyaan", apparently without his knowledge.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Bhumika Gurung, who plays Nimki in the TV show "Nimki Mukhiya", will lend her voice to one of its episodes.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Divyendu Sharma, who became popular with his debut film "Pyaar Ka Punchnama", is often asked why he isn't as visible as his contemporaries in showbiz. He says it is because he does not want to limit himself to comedy that he has to choose the tough path of saying "no" to some lucrative offers.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Women should be lifting each other up, not tearing each other down by pointing out imperfections or shaming someone for being confident, says actress Neha Sharma.
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) "Wonder Woman" writer Allan Heinberg is aiming to bring more female superheroes to the small screen.
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Primetime Emmy award-winning American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga, best known for directing and executive producing the first season of the series "True Detective", will direct the new James Bond film.
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) After 45 years of performing across the globe, popular rock band Kiss has announced their final tour.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan on Thursday shared the first look of veteran Bollywood actor and his former father-in-law Sanjay Khan's autobiography "The Best Mistakes of My Life". It is set to be launched during Diwali.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh has been roped in to endorse menswear fashion brand Siyarams, which has a legacy of 40 years.
Tbilisi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha is in Georgia to start filming for the second instalment of Excel Entertainments "Inside Edge". Richa will reprise her role as Mumbai Maverick team owner Zarina Malik.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora says she is new to the whole dating scene.
Imagine if you woke up one day and had no memory left? All the years you spent growing up, your family, friends, loved ones, the memories everyone grows to cherish...lost.
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler will produce the sequel of animated sports comedy film "Space Jam". It stars American professional basketball player LeBron James.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Model Dayana Erappa, who has flaunted creations of ace designers like Tarun Tahiliani and Manish Malhotra, is set to make her acting debut with Tamil film "Chekka Chivantha Vaanam". She says its director Mani Ratnam makes films that are ahead of their time.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bestselling author Chetan Bhagat, who has had his fair share of criticism by readers and writers of literary novels, says that there is a lot of "elitism" in Indian literary circles. He asserted that "there are no benchmarks in India" and that he doesn't have to prove his credentials to anybody.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who has impressed the audience and critics alike with two back-to-back films "Gali Guleiyan" and "Love Sonia", says he doesn't let appreciation or criticism affect him.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) "Furious 7" and "Victoria & Abdul" gave Ali Fazal a thrust into the world of international cinema. The actor, who had first starred in American TV series "Bollywood Hero" in 2009, says he wants to be a part of the diversity wave that is now taking Hollywood by storm.
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Emmy-winning director and producer Reed Morano has signed an overall television deal with Amazon Studios.
Film: "III Smoking Barrels"; Director: Sanjib Dey; Cast: Indraneil Sengupta, Subrat Dutta, Mandakini Goswami, Amrita Chattopadhyay, Shiny Gogoi, Siddharth Boro, Nalneesh Neel, Rajni Basumatary, Disha Thakur, Bijou Thaangjam, Niloy Sankar Gupta and Vikram Gogoi; Rating: ***1/2
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Director Danny Boyle's upcoming directorial yet untitled comedy film which was scheduled to release on September 13, 2019, will now open much earlier on June 28 next year.
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Grammy-winning band Imagine Dragons has written and recorded the end-credit song "Zero" for Walt Disney Animation Studios film "Ralph Breaks the Internet".
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) On Mahesh Bhatt's 70th birthday on Thursday, his daughters Pooja and Alia announced that the veteran filmmaker will return to the director's chair after a nearly 20-year hiatus with "Sadak 2", in which he will direct them.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam, who stars in "Batti Gul Meter Chalu", says it is neither necessary nor possible for an actor to do issue-based films all the time.