Akshay and John’s I-Day Box-office battle gathers force

Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Akshay Kumar and John Abraham’s Independence Day war at the box-office has begun. Bollywood’s poster boys of nationalism, Akshay and John, have released “Mission Mangal” and “Batla House” respectively on August 15 this year, and initial reports suggest both films have seen a good opening at the box-office on day one. “Mission […]

‘Jabariya Jodi Review: The movie is a Forced Effort

Film: “Jabariya Jodi” Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Parineeti Chopra; Aparshakti Khurana; Direction: Prashant Singh; Review By: BY VINAYAK CHAKRAVORTY Rating: ** (two stars) Sidharth Malhotra as a smalltown goon cuts a funny picture. Inadvertently so, because although this film is positioned as a comedy, the intention surely could not have been to raise the sniggers over […]

Rishi Kapoor is enjoying ‘ghar ka khana’ with Riteish, Genelia in NY

New York, Aug 2 (IANS) Star couple Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh have recently paid a visit to veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is undergoing a medical treatement in New York. Sharing a glipmse of their meeting, Neetu took to Instagram on Friday and wrote: “Since our countdown has started the best way to celebrate was […]

Mission Mangal Poster revealed: Akshay did this movie for his daughter

Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar says “Mission Mangal” is one film which he did specially for his daughter and children her age. In “Mission Mangal”, a space drama, he plays a scientist. “‘Mission Mangal’, a film which I hope will inspire as much as entertain. A film which I’ve done specially for my daughter […]

Ekta reveals as a kid she used to fight a lot with Tusshar

Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Tusshar Kapoor, who has made his digital debut with the web series “Booo…Sabki Phategi” — produced by his sister Ekta Kapoor — says that as children they used to fight a lot, but now they are more like friends. This isn’t the first time they have worked together. Asked how […]

Aparshakti Khurana is happy as good roles are coming his way

Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Whether it is “Dangal”, “Stree”, “Luka Chuppi” and the upcoming “Jabariya Jodi” — actor-singer Aparshakti Khurana is gradually making his space in Bollywood, and making his presence count. The radio jockey-turned-actor says he had to wait patiently for the best offers to come his way. Aparshakti’s kitty is full with films like […]

Zoya, Anupam, Anurag, Ritesh among new Oscar Academy members

Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Filmmakers Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Ritesh Batra as well as veteran actor Anupam Kher are among the 842 artistes and executives invited as members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The invitees, according to the official Oscars’ website, have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion […]

Juhi Parmar launches own version of healing mantra

Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Juhi Parmar has launched her own version of a healing mantra with her daughter Samairra. She has posted a glimpse of the version of “Ra Ma Da Sa Sa Say So Hung” on social media. Juhi is seen with her daughter on a beach in Maldives meditating and chanting the mantra. […]

‘Kabir Singh’ crosses Rs 70 cr in opening weekend

Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor’s “Kabir Singh” has registered business of over Rs 70 crore in its opening weekend at the box office. The film minted Rs 20.21 crore on day one, Rs 22.71 crore on day two and Rs 27.91 crore on day three, taking the total business to Rs 70.83 crore, according […]

Kubbra Sait and Sumeet excited about musical web series “Rejctx”

Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actors Kubbra Sait and Sumeet Vyas are excited about their upcoming musical web series “Rejctx”, and are convinced it will be a treat for millennials. The 10-episode show is produced by Goldie Behl for ZEE5. “I’m thrilled to be a part of ‘Rejctx’ and I am sure a lot of millennials will […]

Future of the world lies in hands of children: Priyanka

Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, a global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights, marked World Refugee Day on Thursday with a special message. The 36-year-old star pledged her support to children who have been forced to flee their homes. She even shared a video of herself from her meetings with children at […]

For Parineeti her ‘Nick jiju’ is very generous

Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra feels American pop-singer Nick Jonas, her brother-in-law, was well prepared for his Indian wedding ceremony with her sister, actress Priyanka Chopra. Parineeti says she got lots of money “in dollars and rupees” as well as diamond rings in the ‘joota chupai’ ceremony. Priyanka and Nick got married in India […]

T-Series first YouTube channel to reach 100mn subscribers, sets Guinness World Records

Bhushan Kumar has been felicitated with an official certificate from Guinness World Records as T-Series became the first YouTube channel to reach 100 million subscribers. Kumar on Friday received the honour from Rishi Nath, adjudicator, Guinness World Records, here. “We are extremely excited and humbled to have brought T-Series to this pinnacle and be bestowed […]

Kunal Kapoor starrer Pychological drama ‘Noblemen’ gets a release date

Actor Kunal Kapoor-starrer psychological drama “Noblemen” will release on June 28. Directed by Vandana Kataria, “Noblemen”, backed by Yoodlee Films, talks about the struggles of adolescent years and deals with the pertinent theme of bullying, which is rampant in high schools.   View this post on Instagram   Poster of my next film which is […]

Dimple Kapadia to star in Christopher Nolan’s next film

Veteran Indian actress Dimple Kapadia has been cast in Christopher Nolan’s action epic “Tenet”, which will also feature Robert Pattinson and Michael Caine, and will be shot across seven countries, including India. The makers made the announcement about the espionage thriller on Wednesday, reported Variety.com. But Dimple, 61, is yet to comment on it. Dimple, […]

Sumona slams people for putting down TV actors

Television actress Sumona Chakravarti has expressed her disappointment over people not taking small screen actors seriously and comparing them to film stars. Sumona, who is known for shows like “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain”, “The Kapil Sharma Show” and “Jamai Raja” on Saturday posted a lengthy note on social media, pointing out the discrimination prevailing in […]

Ritesh Batra’s film “Photograph heads to New York Indian film fest

Filmmaker Ritesh Batra’s film “Photograph” will be screened at the upcoming 19th Annual New York Indian Film Festival. The festival organisers have announced three of the films it will showcase during its annual week-long event in May, reports variety.com. The festival, which will take place from May 7 to May 12 at the Village East […]

The Highwaymen movie is too smug to be engaging

Film: “The Highwaymen” Director: John Lee Hancock Cast: Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelsen; Rating: ** Review by: By Subhash K. Jha  Take away the two still-charismatic veteran actors in the lead role, and what have we got here? A rambling, meandering Cowboy-Western which is high on swag but really low on substance. “The Highwaymen” must […]

Tabu says cinema reflects society choices and concepts

Acclaimed actress Tabu, whose upcoming film “De De Pyar De” is about a 50-year-old man’s relationship with a 26-year-old girl, says cinema does not work in isolation and it always reflects societal choices and concepts. Tabu was interacting with the media at the trailer launch of “De De Pyar De” along with her co-actors Ajay […]

Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan in Imtiaz Ali’s next movie

Fans of Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan have a reason to rejoice as the two actors will be sharing screen space for the first time in Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming untitled venture. The two actors took to their respective Instagram accounts to share a sun-kissed photograph of them cuddled up on set.   View this […]