Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Shilpa Shinde, Darshana Banik join cast of 'Boondi Raita' ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:19:20 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 11" winner Shilpa Shinde and Bengali actress Darshana Banik have joined cast of the forthcoming comic family drama "Boondi Raita".

]]> <![CDATA[ Ashutosh Rana tests positive for Covid-19 ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:18:58 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actor Ashutosh Rana has tested positive for Covid-19. The 53-year-old actor shared the news on Facebook while wishing fans on the occasion of Gudi Padwa and Chaitra Navratri.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sara Khan: Singing is my second love after acting ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:18:32 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) TV star Sara Khan opens up on her love for singing, saying that the vocation is her second love after acting.

]]> <![CDATA[ Chris Brown sued by housekeeper after pet dog attack ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:18:09 +0530

Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Chris Brown has been sued by his housekeeper after her sister was attacked by the rapper-singer's dog.

]]> <![CDATA[ Prithviraj Sukumaran drops 'Kuruthi' poster on Vishu ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:17:39 +0530

Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 (IANS) Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran released the poster of his upcoming socio-political thriller "Kuruthi" on the occasion of Vishu on Wednesday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Farhan Akhtar urges people to 'stay home, stay safe' ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:17:16 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actor Farhan Akhtar took to Twitter to urge people to stay indoors, in his new social media post on Wednesday.

]]> <![CDATA[ AR Rahman presents '99 Songs' special digital concert ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:16:57 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman has released the 99 Songs Special Concert -- a digital show chronicling the music of his upcoming film "99 Songs". He says the initial idea was to perform in every city and college.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sanjana Sanghi: Covid has an impact on pets ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:16:32 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actress Sanjana Sanghi, who is a pet-lover and has five pet dogs, says Covid has affected pets as they don't have the freedom to play freely outdoors.

]]> <![CDATA[ Neha Kakkar excited to hear Ramleela stories live on 'Indian Idol' ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:16:12 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar, who is a judge on the music reality show "Indian Idol 12", is excited about the upcoming Ramnavmi Special on the show.

]]> <![CDATA[ Katrina Kaif has just herself for company ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:15:45 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Katrina Kaif, who tested Covid positive earlier this month, is currently enjoying her own company, going by her social media post on Wednesday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Pratibha Ranta couldn't recognise herself in turban, moustache! ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:29:48 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actress Pratibha Ranta recently dressed up as a man named Tope Singh for a sequence in the show "Qurbaan Hua", and admits she couldn't recognise herself.


]]> <![CDATA[ Alia Bhatt tests negative for Covid-19 ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:52:18 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, who had been battling Covid-19 over the past weeks, has tested negative. The actress took to Instagram on Wednesday to share the news with fans.

]]> <![CDATA[ Boman Irani, Arshad Warsi to host 'LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse' ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:51:51 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actors Boman Irani and Arshad Warsi are all set to host in the upcoming digital reality comedy show "LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse".


]]> <![CDATA[ Rahul Roy tests Covid positive ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:44:49 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actor Rahul Roy on Wednesday took to social media to inform netizens that he has tested positive for Covid-19 along with his sister Priyanka and brother-in-law Romeer.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rahul Vaidya-Disha Parmar's video 'Madhanya' to release on April 18 ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:59:02 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Celebrity couple Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar have shared the first poster of their upcoming music video "Madhanyaa on social media. The music video will premiere on April 18.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sohum Shah: Social media numbers get you work but it doesn't matter to me ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:43:24 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actor-producer Sohum Shah says while social media today has the ability to help actors bag roles, it has never been a criterion for him to get a role or cast someone in a role.

]]> <![CDATA[ Pankaj Tripathi proposes small film city set-up in Bihar village ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:40:13 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actor Pankaj Tripathi, who was born in a village in Bihar, has put forth the interesting suggestion of creating a film-friendly set-up in a village near Patna, which is well-connected to the city, where people from Bollywood can shoot.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ranveer Singh to star in Shankar's adaptation of 'Anniyan' ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:39:32 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Tamil hit machine Shankar directs Bollywood star Ranveer Singh in the official adaptation of his 2005 Tamil blockbuster "Anniyan", which stars Vikram. The film is slated to go on the floors in Mid 2022.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shefali Shah opens up on what terrifies her ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:39:10 +0530

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Actress Shefali Shah, who took her acting to the next level with the International Emmy-winning series "Delhi Crime", says she tackles self-doubt every day.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'His Storyy' poster controversy: Sudhanshu Saria not satisfied with apology ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:32:44 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) : National Award-winning filmmaker Sudhanshu Saria had recently pointed out how the poster of the upcoming ALT Balaji show "His Storyy" is similar to that of his film "Loev". Saria feels such an act of plagiarism is "brazen, disrespectful, inconsiderate", and "smacks of arrogance".

]]> <![CDATA[ Jubin Nautiyal loved shooting in Kashmir for new song ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:32:24 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Singer Jubin Nautiyal was mesmerised by the beauty of Kashmir while shooting his latest song "Tujhe bhoolna to chaaha", which also features Samreen Kaur and IAS officer Abhishek Singh.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sonakshi Sinha: As celebrities, we can make a difference ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:32:05 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha is often seen raising her voice for causes she believes in, be it donating money for PPE kits or taking a stand against trolling. The actress feels as a celebrity, one can make a big difference if one speaks up for the right things.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Minari' actor Steven Yeun: Was blown away by story's simplicity ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:31:46 +0530

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) "The Walking Dead" star Steven Yeun toplines "Minari", Lee Isaac Chung's drama that is in contention for six Oscars including one for Yeun in the Best Actor category. He says was blown away by the story's simplicity and truthfulness.

]]> <![CDATA[ Olly Alexander's set to release his 'best' songs ]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:31:29 +0530

Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Singer Olly Alexander, who was part of the band Years & Years with Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Turkmen, will soon be sharing some unreleased songs.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kanye West seeks joint custody of kids after Kim Kardashian files for divorce ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:52:23 +0530

Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Two months after Kim Kardashian filed divorce papers, rapper Kanye West has asked for joint custody of their kids.

]]> <![CDATA[ Madhuri Dixit Nene looks 'pretty in pink' in new photo-op ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:52:06 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene ups her style quotient in a pretty pink lehenga, in her new Instagram post on Tuesday.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Ghajini' director AR Murugadoss is one of the producers of '1947' ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:51:47 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Filmmakers AR Murugadoss and Om Prakash Bhatt have joined hands to produce a pan-India film titled "1947".

]]> <![CDATA[ Evelyn Sharma celebrates '10 years in entertainment' ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:51:29 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actress Evelyn Sharma took to Instagram on Tuesday to celebrate completing 10 years in showbiz.

]]> <![CDATA[ Arshi Khan: Was not serious about my career before 'Bigg Boss' ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:51:15 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan, who rose to fame with her stint in the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss", says she was not serious about her career before the show.

]]> <![CDATA[ Akshita Mudgal misses street food of North India ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:50:43 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actress Akshita Mudgal is a big fan of north Indian street food. However, she says she is unable to enjoy the same due to the pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Yami Gautam urges everyone to 'go natural' ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:50:29 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam is utilising Tuesday for self care, going by her social media post.

]]> <![CDATA[ Akshay Oberoi has cameo role in 'State Of Siege: Temple Attack' ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:50:13 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actor Akshay Obero will be seen in a special appearance as an Indian commando in Ken Ghosh's "State Of Siege: Temple Attack", starring by Akshaye Khanna.

]]> <![CDATA[ Atul Kulkarni: Misconception that social media creates social divide ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:49:50 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Refuting claims made by many that social media leads to divisive opinions, actor Atul Kulkarni on Tuesday offered his interpretation on the matter.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sharad Kelkar shares first look of 'Deja Vu' ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:48:49 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actor Sharad Kelkar on the occasion of Gudi Padwa on Tuesday shared the first look of his first solo lead film "Deja Vu".

]]> <![CDATA[ Anu Malik: Not against melodies being recreated aesthetically ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:29:56 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Composer-singer Anu Malik said while he supports the recreation of old songs, it needs to be done aesthetically. He feels if old songs are revived well, they can be a huge hit among the youth.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sanya Malhotra flaunts perfect skin in latest photo-op ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:29:40 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra shared a new picture on social media on Tuesday and she looks every inch stunning in the post.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'RRR' makers launch new poster on Ugadi ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:29:26 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) On the occasion of Ugadi, the makers of "RRR " unveiled the new poster of the film on Tuesday. Wishing fans a Happy New Year, the team took to social media to share the new poster.

]]> <![CDATA[ Book on dramatic rise, meteoric downfall of YES Bank to be adapted for screen ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:29:10 +0530

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) "The Banker Who Crushed His Diamonds" that charts the trajectory of the YES Bank from its inception to its dramatic rise and meteoric downfall, capturing the story of the people behind one of the biggest banking failures in Indian history, is to be adapted for the screen, its publisher, Penguin, has announced after closing a deal with Almighty Motion Picture for its AV rights.

]]> <![CDATA[ Neeraj Ghaywan: Patriarchy, class, gender, sexuality are good to explore ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:28:52 +0530

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) National Award-winning director Neeraj Ghaywan, who shot to fame helming "Masaan", is wielding the megaphone back in the upcoming anthology "Ajeeb Daastaans". He has directed the segment titled "Geeli Pucchi" starring Aditi Rao Hydari and Konkona Sen Sharma.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rahul Vaidya: Won't compare if singers are bigger than actors ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:28:40 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Ever since singer Rahul Vaidya proposed to his girlfriend, model-actress Disha Parmar, on "Bigg Boss 14", their fans have been excited to know when the duo will take the relationship to its next level.

]]> <![CDATA[ Cross connections: North and South stars in mutual promotion spree ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:28:23 +0530

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With films from different industries in India releasing in multiple languages, stars are setting their eyes on not just releasing but also promoting films with big tie-ups across different film industries.

]]> <![CDATA[ Akriti Kakar: Music is integral part of growing up in Bengal ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:28:06 +0530

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Singer Akriti Kakar has been judging music reality shows for a while, and she feels young singers in West Bengal have a lot of talent. Akriti, who currently judges "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Bangla", said music is an important part of growing up among Bengalis.

]]> <![CDATA[ Spielberg to Barrymore: I still care about you, always have ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:27:49 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg told actress Drew Barrymore that he still cares about her, and that he always has. Barrymore had worked with Spielberg in his 1982 sci-fi superhit "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial", as a child actor.

]]> <![CDATA[ Riz Ahmed spent months learning drums, sign language for 'Sound Of Metal' ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:27:35 +0530 Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Actor Riz Ahmed's role as Ruben Stone in "Sound Of Metal" has seen him get Best Actor nominations at the Oscars, the Golden Globe and the BAFTAs this awards season, besides a dozen other prominent ceremonies. ]]> <![CDATA[ Tanya Sharma: Feel blessed I could achieve what I have in showbiz ]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:27:19 +0530

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actress Tanya Sharma is currently excited about entering "Sasural Simar Ka 2", but she said there was a time at the start of her career when she was confused.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vikram Bhatt to shoot horror film "Cold" in cold storage ]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:44:25 +0530

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt plans to shoot his upcoming film "Cold" in a cold storage, to replicate the freezing condition that the storyline demands. The filmmaker says the whole idea is to create a real-life thriller.

]]> <![CDATA[ Adhvik Mahajan plays a woman in 'Teri Meri Ikk Jindri' ]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:44:11 +0530

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actor Adhvik Mahajan had to dress up like a woman in the show "Teri Meri Ikk Jindri". This is the first time that Adhvik, whose character currently has three looks in the show, plays a woman on screen and he is tried his best to be convincing.

]]> <![CDATA[ Aparshakti Khurana decodes film set lingo for fans ]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:43:55 +0530

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana has hopped onto the bandwagon of a viral social media trend with a funny twist. Social media has lately been abuzz with "Turning things into inspirational quotes", and most people have quoted near and dear ones. Aparashakti chose to decoded the language used on film sets.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'His Storyy' poster controversy: Sudhanshu Saria isn't satisfied with Ekta Kapoor's apology ]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:09:10 +0530

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Sudhanshu Saria feels the apology tendered by Ekta Kapoor's production house ALT Balaji following his allegation of poster concept plagiarism is "brazen, disrespectful, inconsiderate", and "smacks of arrogance". Saria had earlier pointed out that the poster of Kapoor's upcoming show "His Storyy" is similar to that of his film "Loev".

]]> <![CDATA[ Maharashtra postpones board exams after netizens, Bollywood raise voice ]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:08:52 +0530

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced on Monday that class 10 and 12 board exams will be postponed given the current Covid situation in the state.