Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Madhuri Dixit visits Taj Mahal with family ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:09:47 +0530

Madhuri Dixit-Nene visited Taj Mahal with her family. The actress says her "love affair with India goes on".


]]> <![CDATA[ Shammi Kapoor the original rebel star: Rishi Kapoor ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:07:39 +0530

On Shammi Kapoors 86th birth anniversary, his nephew and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor paid a tribute to the late actor on the social media and remembered him as the "original rebel star".


]]> <![CDATA[ Rasika learnt Kashmiri dialect for 'Hamid' ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:13:18 +0530

Actress Rasika Dugal took speech lessons from a Kashmiri friend for her role in "Hamid".


]]> <![CDATA[ My upbringing helps me find my voice, opinion: Kalki Koechlin ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:08:49 +0530

National award-winning actress Kalki Koechlin, who is known for voicing her opinions without mincing words, says her upbringing and cultural consciousness helped her to become an opinionated person.


]]> <![CDATA[ Counter criticism with logical response: Kamal Haasan on 'Mersal' ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:04:49 +0530

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has come out in support of actor Vijays film "Mersal", which has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu over references to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).


]]> <![CDATA[ Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to soldiers on Bhai Dooj ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:33:42 +0530

 Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar paid tribute to the Indian soldiers on the auspicious occasion of Bhai Dooj, which was celebrated across India on Saturday.


]]> <![CDATA[ Indian film industry noticed my work after 'Lion': Priyanka Bose ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:51:41 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Bose says "Lion" has paved the way for more diverse roles for her as well as helped the Indian film industry take note of her range as a performer.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Secret Superstar' mints over Rs 4 crore on opening day ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:21:13 +0530

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and Zaira Wasim starrer "Secret Superstar" minted Rs 4.80 crore on Diwali, the makers said.


]]> <![CDATA[ Smriti Kalra 'just friends' with Shivin Narang ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:43:17 +0530 ]]> <![CDATA[ BJP's fireworks against Vijay for dialogues in 'Mersal' ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:33:01 +0530

Tamil actor Vijay's Diwali release "Mersal" has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu, one of whom has also sought to give a communal twist by raking up the actor's religion.


]]> <![CDATA[ Not just one Harvey Weinstein: Priyanka Chopra ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:55:34 +0530

Actress Priyanka Chopra says people like controversial Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein are present across the world.


]]> <![CDATA[ Jackky in Hindi remake of Telugu film ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:53:15 +0530

Actor Jackky Bhagnani will be seen in a Hindi remake of Telugu film "Pelli Choopulu", and it will be set in Gujarat.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Tiger Zinda Hai' song being shot in Greece ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:30:51 +0530

The preparations for the shoot of the last song for "Tiger Zinda Hai" have begun in Greece.


]]> <![CDATA[ Don't just discuss sexual harassment when it's trending: Richa Chadha ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:28:17 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha, who minces no words when she talks about social issues, says it's important for people to keep the discussion on about sexual harassment all the time, instead of only when it's "trending".

]]> <![CDATA[ '102 Not Out' director stumped by Big B, Rishi Kapoor's passion ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:25:38 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Umesh Shukla, who is directing Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor, says the passion and perfection with which the veteran actors work is commendable.


]]> <![CDATA[ Women directors sweep top awards at MAMI film fest ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:17:58 +0530

Women ruled the roost at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Rima Das's "Village Rockstars won the Golden Gateway award in the India Gold Category and Carla Simon's "Summer 1993" won the honour in the International category.


]]> <![CDATA[ Alia hopes for long journey in Bollywood ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:12:30 +0530

Karan Johar's directorial ""Student of the Year" completed five years on Thursday and actress Alia Bhatt, who made her debut in Bollywood with this 2012 released film, hopes for a long journey in showbiz.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Secret Superstar': Leaves a sense of disappointment, dissatisfaction (Movie Review, Rating **1/2) ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:07:04 +0530

It is easy and comforting to get swayed by the rags-to-riches fable constructed with such contemporary diligence and zeal by first-time director Advait Chandan. But once you get to penetrate the bubble of bonhomie and get into thick of things, so to speak, you come face-to-face with an ennerving sterility.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Padmavati' celebrates India, says Shahid Kapoor ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:02:26 +0530

Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays the character of Raja Rawal Ratan Singh in forthcoming magnum opus "Padmavati", says the film celebrates India.

]]> <![CDATA[ Happy Diwali: B-Town sends love, prosperity greetings ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:20:40 +0530

On the occasion of Diwali on Thursday, Bollywood celebrities like Dilip Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Amitabh Bachchan wished their fans love, happiness and prosperity and urged them to celebrate the festival of lights without crackers.


]]> <![CDATA[ Will go to court against Twitter: KRK ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:11:45 +0530

Actor Kamaal R. Khan, whose account on Twitter has again been suspended over personal remarks over Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, says he will take legal action against the micro-blogging site.


]]> <![CDATA[ Parineeti Chopra to sing 'Hum nahi sudhrenge' ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:08:16 +0530

Actress Parineeti Chopra, who turns 29 on Sunday, has got an early birthday gift from filmmaker Rohit Shetty as she will sing the new version of popular song "Hum nahi sudhrenge" from "Golmaal Again".


]]> <![CDATA[ Enjoyed every minute: Hema on 50 years in showbiz ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:05:39 +0530

Veteran actress and politician Hema Malini, who celebrates her golden jubilee in the Indian entertainment industry with her biography "Beyond The Dreamgirl", says she feels honoured to be a part of the film fraternity and has deftly spent every minute in showbiz.


]]> <![CDATA[ Don't know if I'll become full-time actress in future: Zaira Wasim ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:02:00 +0530

All of 16, the star of "Secret Superstar" Zaira Wasim says she isn't sure if she wants to become a full-time actress when she grows up.


]]> <![CDATA[ Feed poor, celebrate in unity: Bollywood celebs on Diwali ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:56:24 +0530

Popular Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Shatrughan Sinha, Asha Parekh and Sanjay Leela Bhansali have wished "Happy Diwali" to their fans and urged them to feed poor and celebrate the festival of lights in unity.


]]> <![CDATA[ Proud of my struggle: Rannvijay Singha ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:52:56 +0530

Actor Rannvijay Singha, who came into limelight after winning the first season of TV show "MTV Roadies", says he feels proud of his struggle as an artist.

]]> <![CDATA[ I don't take my stardom seriously: Dulquer Salmaan ]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:47:42 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Malayalam film star Dulquer Salmaan says he does not take his stardom and success seriously. He concentrates on delivering his best on the movie front.

]]> <![CDATA[ Make Diwali prosperous for the underprivileged: Rajkummar ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:14:30 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao has urged Mumbai residents to contribute to share happiness and help brighten the Diwali festivities for the needy.


]]> <![CDATA[ Previously pregnant donor may up death risk in men ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:56:52 +0530

London, Oct 18 : Men receiving blood transfusions may be at an increased risk of death if the donor is a woman who had been pregnant in the past, according to a study.


]]> <![CDATA[ Deepika draws Irani's attention to attack on 'Padmavati' rangoli ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:42:31 +0530

Surat, Oct 18 : Actress Deepika Padukone on Wednesday urged Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani to take action against the attackers who ruined artist Karan Ks rangoli depicting a poster of Sanjay Leela Bhansalis "Padmavati" here.


]]> <![CDATA[ Diwali: TV celebs put 'no diet' mode on hold ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:14:50 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : This Diwali, popular TV celebrities like Vivian Dsena, Rashami Desai and Mohammad Nazim among others will put their fitness diets on rest and will binge on sweets and homemade dishes to celebrate the auspicious occasion with their family and friends.


]]> <![CDATA[ Artificiality in film makes it redundant: Imtiaz Ali ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:43:03 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 ; October 26 will mark a decade since "Jab We Met" released, but to many Bollywood buffs, it feels as fresh as ever. Director Imtiaz Ali says keeping a movie "pure" is important for it to be remembered.


]]> <![CDATA[ How to improve your footwear game this winter ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:20:24 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 18 : With changing weather comes the extra effort to decide on the latest trends for the specific season. With winter soon going to knock on the door, it's not just warm, waterproof layers you need to consider but your footwear for fall, too. Sneakers are here to stay and boots are your ally this winter so try these pairs in style, say experts.


]]> <![CDATA[ On Om Puri's 67th birth anniversary, friends and family pay tribute ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:52:34 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Fans, friends and family members paid tribute to veteran actor Om Puri, who passed away in January this year, on his 67th birth anniversary on Wednesday.


]]> <![CDATA[ Vidhu Vinod wants Kashmiris to watch 'Secret Superstar' ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:15:26 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who grew up in Srinagar, says young actress Zaira Wasim who is from Kashmir, has done a fabulous job in "Secret Superstar". He feels the audience there must watch the film to see the kind of talent the Valley has.


]]> <![CDATA[ Don't know how to dance: Kalki Koechlin ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:13:21 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Actress Kalki Koechlin, best known for her roles in films like "Dev.D", "Margarita with a Straw" and "Waiting", says she doesnt know dancing and had to do a lot of practice for the song "Nach Basanti" in her upcoming film "Jia aur Jia".


]]> <![CDATA[ Modi should accept note ban was wrong move: Kamal Hassan ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:30:36 +0530

Chennai, Oct 18 : Apologizing for supporting demonetisation, actor Kamal Hassan said he will again salute Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he also accepts that the note ban was a mistake.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sunny Leone to perform in China ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:56:55 +0530

Beijing, Oct 18 : Actress Sunny Leone will perform in China for the first time to celebrate Diwali on Thursday.


]]> <![CDATA[ Media obsessed with link-up rumours: Jacqueline Fernandez ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:54:12 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 18 : Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who was romantically linked to her "A Gentleman..." co-star Sidharth Malhotra, is unfazed by link-up rumours and says media is obsessed with it.


]]> <![CDATA[ Rannvijay launches his personal app ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:23:04 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Actor Rannvijay Singha of "Roadies" fame has launched his personal app to be able to interact with his fans with ease.


]]> <![CDATA[ Salman's Diwali gift to fans: Tiger Zinda Hai' first look ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:59:45 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Salman Khan's piercing eyes catch the eye from the first look of his next movie "Tiger Zinda Hai".


]]> <![CDATA[ Vicky Kaushal up for stage challenge ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:54:22 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Actor Vicky Kaushal has come on board for an upcoming play titled "36 Ghante", a unique show in which he will come to know about the director and play only 12 hours prior to the performance.


]]> <![CDATA[ Shankar Mahadevan collaborates with sons for Diwali song ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:51:30 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan has collaborated for the first time with both his sons Siddharth and Shivam for a new song "Dilwali Diwali".


]]> <![CDATA[ Sangeet Som's ignorance of history really monumental: Javed Akhtar ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:49:31 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has lashed out at Uttar Pradesh BJP legislator Sangeet Som's "ignorance of history" for calling the Taj Mahal, the seventh wonder of the world, "a blot on Indian culture".


]]> <![CDATA[ Big B wraps '102 Not Out' ]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:44:47 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 18 ; Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has wrapped the shoot of "102 Not Out", which features him with his "Amar Akbar Anthony" co-star Rishi Kapoor.


]]> <![CDATA[ Don't forget caring for skin, hair during Diwali ]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:31:56 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 17 : While we are busy ensuring that the festival of lights is welcomed with perfect preparations, we may tend to overlook caring for ourselves. Care for your skin and hair, suggest experts.


]]> <![CDATA[ I try to keep myself free during festivals: Big B ]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:08:04 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 17 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says during festivals, he always tries to keep himself free to spend time with his family.


]]> <![CDATA[ Actors shouldn't have any image: Nawazuddin ]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30:34 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 17 : Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is happy that superstar Aamir Khan has played a quirky character in a never-seen-before avatar in "Secret Superstar", says actors should not be conscious about an image.


]]> <![CDATA[ Aamir, Rajkumar Hirani to judge script contest ]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:12:32 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 17 ; Actor Aamir Khan, director Rajkumar Hirani and screen writers Juhi Chaturvedi and Anjum Rajabali will judge a script contest.


]]> <![CDATA[ Women's changing image in cinema positive: Plabita Borthakur ]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:10:17 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 17 : Actress Plabita Borthakur, who featured in "Lipstick Under My Burkha", says the projection of a woman is quite progressive and positive in Indian cinema today.