Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ We have good soul connection: Mini on Cyrus Sahukar ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:58:22 +0530

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Former VJs Mini Mathur and Cyrus Sahukar recently reunited to co-host a show and work on a web series. She had a fun time working with him again as she feels the two have a good soul connection.


]]> <![CDATA[ I felt bad with failure of 'Zero': Shah Rukh Khan ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:55:40 +0530

Beijing, April 18 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he felt bad when "Zero" failed, and he hasn't zeroed in on his next project till now.


]]> <![CDATA[ Bangladeshi actor seen at poll rally asked to leave ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:25:18 +0530

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian government on Thursday asked one more Bangladeshi actor, Ghazi Abdul Noor, who was seen at a Trinamool Congress rally in West Bengal earlier this week, to leave the country after it was found that his visa has expired.


]]> <![CDATA[ Rasika enjoys process of working on improvised film ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:08:40 +0530

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Rasika Dugal is having fun working on an improvised film with the working title "Fairy Folk". The actress says the whole experience is "so crazy and beautifully illogical".


]]> <![CDATA[ I'm not scared of failure: Varun Dhawan ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:43:50 +0530

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Varun Dhawan is expanding his horizon with each of his projects -- be it "Badrinath Ki Dulhania", "October" and the recent release "Kalank", which has become the highest opener of 2019 so far. The actor says he treats each project as a challenge, and pushes himself to improve his craft.


]]> <![CDATA[ Vivek Oberoi meets EC over Modi biopic release ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:41:15 +0530

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, who plays Narendra Modi in the controversial biopic on the Prime Minister, met the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday over the film's release.


]]> <![CDATA[ Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith Kumar cast vote ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:21:17 +0530

Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Popular Tamil stars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay, Ajith and Suriya among others cast their vote here on Thursday.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Kalank' gets Rs 21 crore opener, highest of 2019 ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:06:35 +0530

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Abhishek Varman's period drama "Kalank" has registered a business of Rs 21.60 crore on the first day, surpassing the opening day collection of "Kesari", "Gully Boy" and "Total Dhamaal", and becoming the highest opener of 2019 so far.


]]> <![CDATA[ Anupam, SRK bond on Twitter over DDLJ ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:00:35 +0530

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher and superstar Shah Rukh Khan's jest over growing up on social media on Thursday reminded of the "cool" father-son relationship the two shared in the 1995 film "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge".


]]> <![CDATA[ Women-led films not a recent phenomena: Shweta Basu ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:33:39 +0530

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actress Shweta Basu Prasad, who has featured in "The Tashkent Files", says the celebration of women-centric films is not a new phenomena as Indian cinema is known for presenting women in a progressive manner from the 1940s era.


]]> <![CDATA[ Don't let summer wreak havoc to skin, hair ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:20:51 +0530

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the switch in season from a colder to a warmer climate, it is crucial to change your hair care and skincare routine.


]]> <![CDATA[ K. Bhagyaraj is prolific director, actor: Big B ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:10:35 +0530

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has called director K. Bhagyaraj, who has completed 40 years in cinema, a prolific personality in the Tamil region.


]]> <![CDATA[ Scars and colour: Showbiz brings alive shades of beauty ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:56:24 +0530

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Decades before Deepika Padukone chose to play a girl with an acid-scarred face on the big screen, Zeenat Aman and Rekha essayed strong women with disfigured faces in films, a medium where the heroine has typically lent glamour.


]]> <![CDATA[ Patralekhaa makes me proud, says Rajkummar Rao ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:42:18 +0530

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) National Award winning actor Rajkummar Rao has praised his girlfriend and actress Patralekhaa. He says the "Citylight" actress makes him proud.


]]> <![CDATA[ BJP moves EC against other Bangladeshi actor in poll row ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:35:00 +0530

Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday moved the Election Commission seeking strong action against Bangladesh actor Gazi Abdun Noor for allegedly campaigning for a Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha candidate, even as a Trinamool leader rubbished the saffron outfit's charge.


]]> <![CDATA[ Kumaraswamy flays Yash campaigning for Sumalatha ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:31:28 +0530

Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) In the heat of electioneering, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has decried Kannada superstar Yash campaigning for multilingual South Indian actor Sumalatha Ambareesh, an Independent contesting in the high-profile Mandya Lok Sabha constituency against his son Nikhil Gowda of the ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S), a party official said on Wednesday.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Kalank' is drop-dead gorgeous (Review) ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:22:50 +0530

Film: Kalank; Director: Abhishek Varman; Starring: Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sonakshi Sinha; Rating: ****(4 stars)


]]> <![CDATA[ Deepika, Ranveer make perfect couple at wedding ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:18:03 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) A gamut of images of Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone enjoying wedding celebrations of a friend took over social media, proving why they make one of the most loved star couples.


]]> <![CDATA[ EC bars NaMo TV telecast during silence period ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:12:59 +0530

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Cracking the whip on NaMo TV, the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday ruled that the BJP-sponsored channel cannot telecast political programmes in poll-going constituencies during the "silence period" in any phase of the ongoing elections, sources said.


]]> <![CDATA[ Fardeen Khan slams body shaming culture ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:09:59 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Fardeen Khan, who was trolled over his weight gain, says people need to get over the body shaming practice.


]]> <![CDATA[ After Modi biopic, movie 'inspired' by Mamata planned for release in poll time ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:08:00 +0530

Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Even as a controversy continues to rage over the Modi biopic, a movie "inspired" by the life of Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is planned for release early next month, in the midst of Lok Sabha elections.


]]> <![CDATA[ Not making film on Taimur Ali Khan: Bhandarkar ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:03:55 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has dismissed reports that he is making a film on actor Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan's son Taimur Ali Khan.


]]> <![CDATA[ How Salim Khan influenced Kiran Kumar's life ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:01:36 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Kiran Kumar says Bollywood's popular scriptwriter Salim Khan has been the biggest influence on his life.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Kalank': First-class performances save film (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2) ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:58:16 +0530

Film: "Kalank"; Director: Abhishek Varman; Cast: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Kunal Kemmu, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Kiara Advani, Hiten Tejwani, Kriti Sanon; Rating: **1/2


]]> <![CDATA[ Priyanka makes breathtaking bride on Vogue cover ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:55:21 +0530

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas looks beguiling in her breathtaking custom Ralph Lauren wedding gown on Vogue Netherlands' inaugural Love & Wedding Issue.


]]> <![CDATA[ Cinema can help educate masses as well: Akshay ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:53:26 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar says cinema is not only a way to reach out to the masses but also to educate them.


]]> <![CDATA[ Tanushree slams Ajay Devgn for working with Alok Nath ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:41:32 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Tanushree Dutta has slammed actor-producer Ajay Devgn for continuing to work with rape accused Alok Nath in the forthcoming film "De De Pyaar De". The actress called him morally bankrupt and a spineless hypocrite.


]]> <![CDATA[ Cinema can help educate masses as well: Akshay ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:38:28 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar says cinema is not only a way to reach out to the masses but also to educate them.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nick, Priyanka in no hurry to have kids ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:35:39 +0530

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Singer-actor Nick Jonas and his wife and actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas are not looking to expand their family just yet.


]]> <![CDATA[ Pitbull sends out love to Guru, DJ Shadow ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:02:23 +0530

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) American rapper Pitbull is thankful to popular singer Guru Randhawa and DJ Shadow for putting in their creative vision to create "Slowly slowly".


]]> <![CDATA[ Prateik Babbar to star in 'Darbar' ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:56:26 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Prateik Babbar has been roped in to essay the antagonist in filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss' thriller "Darbar", which stars superstar Rajinikanth.


]]> <![CDATA[ Kangana vs Alia: Family joins the war of words ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:53:48 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) If actress Kangana Ranaut's tirade against Alia Bhatt wasn't enough, the former's sister Rangoli Chandel entered the 'war of words' zone, as did the "Raazi" actress' mother Soni Razdan and co-actor Randeep Hooda.


]]> <![CDATA[ Emraan Hashmi returns to horror genre with 'Ezra' ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:20:07 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) After almost three years, Emraan Hashmi has signed horror film "Ezra", which is the Hindi remake of a Malayalam horror film. The actor says the movie will push boundaries, and promises "one hell of a spooky ride".


]]> <![CDATA[ Shooting for 'Kanchana 3' was like holiday: Vedhika ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:54:00 +0530

Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Vedhika says shooting for forthcoming Tamil horror-comedy "Kanchana 3", the fourth part in the widely popular "Kanchana" franchise, was like going on a big holiday and she considers the movie a great addition to her filmography.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'The Last Color' making a splash: Vikas Khanna ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:51:55 +0530

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, whose directorial debut "The Last Color" got two screenings at the 13th Annual Dallas International Film Festival, is glad the film has made a splash internationally.


]]> <![CDATA[ I lack 'adaa' of yesteryear heroines: Alia Bhatt ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:17:15 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt believes she lacks the grace of yesteryear heroines, but says "Kalank" has given her a chance to play a "full-on" Hindi film heroine which she was dying to essay.


]]> <![CDATA[ Richa supports promotion of handloom weavers ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:12:32 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha has come out in support of a unique initiative for promoting handloom weavers of India. For this, she will feature in a coffee table book.


]]> <![CDATA[ Amitabh Bachchan's blog clocks 11 years ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:02:21 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) As Amitabh Bachchan personal blog completed 11 years on Wednesday, the megastar has prayed for its continuity.


]]> <![CDATA[ Colour is secondary to talent: Vir Das ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:57:50 +0530

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Vir Das is not comfortable with the term "actor of colour". The actor-comedian says diversity is important, but artistes should be cast because of talent not skin colour.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Jabariya Jodi' based on 'pakadwa vivah': Sidharth ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:53:06 +0530

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who has wrapped up shooting his upcoming film "Jabriya Jodi", said the romantic comedy film is based on 'Pakadwa Vivah' (forced marriage), which is rampant in Bihar.


]]> <![CDATA[ Big B encourages people to try luck on KBC 11 ]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:10:13 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is encouraging common people to try their luck by participating in the upcoming season of the TV quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati-11.'


]]> <![CDATA[ 'India's Most Wanted': Terror redefined ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 22:23:54 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) The all too short teaser of Rajkumar Guptas "Indias Most Wanted" re-aligns the complex dynamics of militancy and terrorism by pinning the violence down to one evil character whom the teaser describes as "Indias Osama".


]]> <![CDATA[ The break was good for my craft: Aditya Roy Kapur ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:39:04 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who is awaiting the release of "Kalank" and is gearing up for two more films, says a break of two years in his career has been good for him to approach his craft better.


]]> <![CDATA[ Farah Khan confident of 'Mrs. Serial Killer' ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:38:48 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Farah Khan, who is gearing up to produce a new film titled "Mrs. Serial Killer", to be directed by her husband Shirish Kunder for Netflix, says it is apt for the "content craving audience".


]]> <![CDATA[ Samantha Akkineni confirms doing cameo 'Manmadhudu 2' ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:36:00 +0530

Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Actress Samantha Akkineni, who is basking in the success of her latest Telugu outing "Majili", has confirmed signing a cameo in her father-in-law Akkineni Nagarjunas upcoming romantic comedy "Manmadhudu 2".


]]> <![CDATA[ Suriya is best actor in our country: Guneet Monga ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:29:41 +0530

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Film producer Guneet Monga, who is all set to co-produce Suriya's next titled "Soorarai Pottru", says the southern star is one of the best actors in the country.


]]> <![CDATA[ Hotstar heats up OTT game in India ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:23:03 +0530

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) In a country where sports and films are prime attractions, the VIVO IPL 2019 has driven the reach of OTT platform Hotstar to an unprecedented 267 million viewers, which is way more than the 148 million global subscriber base of streaming giant Netflix.


]]> <![CDATA[ Even 'Padmavati' didn't face such stress: Sandip Ssingh ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:56:16 +0530

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) "PM Narendra Modi" producer Sandip Ssingh is hopeful the Election Commission gives his film "justice" and he can release it soon. But he says the process has given the team more stress than what the makers of "Padmavati" ("Padmaavat") went through.


]]> <![CDATA[ Actresses slowly getting their monetary due: Kriti ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:18:08 +0530

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Pay disparity has been a concern in the Hindi film industry, but things are changing, believes Kriti Sanon. The actress says the situation is getting balanced out, with female actors also getting what they deserve monetarily.


]]> <![CDATA[ Priyanka flashes her belly ring during stylish outing ]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:15:18 +0530

New York, April 16 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra flashed her belly ring while sporting a crop top with denim bottoms and plaid coat during a day out here.