Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Irrfan Khan's son Babil pens moving note ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:30:37 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Babil Khan, elder son of late actor Irrfan Khan, has penned an emotional note for his father and said that he would give every cell in his presence to remember his skin.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sui Dhaaga maker Sharat Katariya: My characters come from personal experiences ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:11:46 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Varun Dhawan-Anushka Sharma starrer Sui Dhaaga released two years ago on this day. Director Sharat Katariya, opening up on his creative process, says the characters in his films come from his personal experiences.

]]> <![CDATA[ Payal Dev on recreating Mika's 'Sawan mein lag gayi aag' ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:11:24 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Payal Dev prefers to avoid recreating music, but when she tried her hand at the job recently with an old pop hit, she realised regenerating the magic of a popular number was indeed challenging.

]]> <![CDATA[ Singer Paloma Faith opens up on her postpartum depression ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 11:31:01 +0530

Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Paloma Faith, who is expecting her second child, has opened up about anxiety issues and postpartum depression that she faced had after her first childbirth three years ago.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Balika Vadhu' serial director sells veggies in UP's Azamgarh ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 11:20:12 +0530

Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) He is just another face in the crowd but when he talks about his background, one realises what time and circumstances have done to this man.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sucheeta Trivedi: Don't know why people make a big deal about sex scenes ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 11:19:57 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Sucheeta Trivedi fails to fathom why some people make a big deal about bold content on OTT platforms.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B one of the most comfortable superstars to work with: KBC stylist ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 09:10:25 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan is among the most comfortable superstars to work with, says Priya Patil, his stylist on Kaun Banega Crorepati.

]]> <![CDATA[ The Comey Rules: Political drama lacks sorted storytelling (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2 ) ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2020 09:10:10 +0530

The Comey Rules (series streaming on Voot); Cast: Jeff Daniels, Brendan Gleeson, Jennifer Ehle, Holly Hunter, Peter Coyote, Oona Chaplin, Scoot McNairy; Direction: Billy Ray; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Riddhima starts birthday countdown for brother Ranbir ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:30:04 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni on Sunday started a countdown for the former's birthday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bhavesh Kumar wants to explore different mediums ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:29:46 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Bhavesh Kumar, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2019 film 'P Se Pyaar F Se Faraar', says he does not want to restrict himself and is ready to work on TV and web too.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ayushmann on screening of 'Bala' at Indo-German Film Week ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:09:05 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is extremely happy as his film "Bala" is a part of the ongoing Indo-German Film Week.

]]> <![CDATA[ When Rhea Kapoor cried after seeing her pet's ill-health ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:08:50 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Producer Rhea Kapoor on Sunday took to her Instagram to introduce her new pet, a dog called Russell Crowe Kapoor.

]]> <![CDATA[ 50 years of YRF: Aditya Chopra unveils new logo ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:08:34 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Aditya Chopra has unveiled a new logo of Yash Raj Films that marks the beginning of the 50-year celebrations of the production house.

]]> <![CDATA[ Changing footwear trends in India ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 19:35:25 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANSlife) Covid-19 has changed consumer buying patterns across segments, ranging from FMCG, personal care, apparel to footwear. The change has also led manufacturers to take innovative strategies and widen certain product portfolio ranges to attract consumers and gain a competitive edge.

]]> <![CDATA[ Gajendra Verma gets into action mode for new music video ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 19:28:50 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Singer Gajendra Verma says he had fun throwing punches and performing air kicks for his new music video.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ansh Bagri to star in a rom-com digital series ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 19:28:34 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Ansh Bagri is excited about his rom-com web series 'Love Ka Panga'.

]]> <![CDATA[ Irrfan Khan wanted to have a daughter, reveals wife ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 17:53:40 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) On the occasion of Daughters' Day, late actor Irrfan Khan's wife Sutapa Sikdar revealed how the two "desperately" wanted to have a daughter in their life.


]]> <![CDATA[ Divyanka Tripathi 'looking for some ab-normal times' ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 17:27:04 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Divyanka Tripathi does not want anything too eye-popping, and is searching for normal times.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sanjay Khan, Riteish Deshmukh mourn Jaswant Singh's demise ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:29:43 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Several members from the film industry took to social media to pay condolences after the demise of former Union minister Jaswant Singh on Sunday.


]]> <![CDATA[ Ex-Dharma man Kshitij in NCB custody till Oct 3 (Ld) ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:16:16 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded former Dharma Productions' executive Kshitij R. Prasad to the Narcotics Control Bureau's custody till October 3, officials said here.


]]> <![CDATA[ Shweta Singh Kirti shares unseen childhood pic of Sushant ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:14:52 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti on Sunday walked down the memory lane and treated Sushant's fans with one of his childhood pictures.

]]> <![CDATA[ Film, TV stars extend wishes on Daughter's Day ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:14:07 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to Ajay Devgn and Ayushmann Khurrana, several stars took to social media to shower their daughters with love on the occasion of Daughters' Day.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kangana on her siblings: We are one consciousness split in three ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:23:15 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut has shared photos of her happy days with her two siblings. She says she feels they are one consciousness split in three.


]]> <![CDATA[ Ex-Dharma man Kshitij remanded to NCB custody till Oct 3 ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:20:42 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded former Dharma Productions executive Kshitij R. Prasad to the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) till October 3, officials said here.


]]> <![CDATA[ Himanshi Khurana tests positive for coronavirus ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 14:29:13 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Bigg Boss contestant Himanshi Khurana has shared that she has tested positive for Covid-19.


]]> <![CDATA[ 50 yrs of YRF: Aditya Chopra remembers father Yash Chopra ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 14:27:15 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) On the completion of 50 years of Yash Raj Films, Chairman and filmmaker Aditya Chopra penned a note for his late father Yash Chopra , who had founded the production house.


]]> <![CDATA[ Madhavan on 'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein': It was a flop, slowly became iconic ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 14:25:17 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) When Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein released in 2001, the film failed to create sparks at the box office. What remained with the viewers was the brilliant act of the young newcomer who shone with his natural screen presence in the film, which also starred Saif Ali Khan and Dia Mirza.


]]> <![CDATA[ GOT stars Rose Leslie, Kit Harington to become parents ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 13:50:03 +0530

London, Sep 27 (IANS) Actors Rose Leslie and Kit Harington of 'Game of Thrones' fame are expecting their first child.


]]> <![CDATA[ Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Jurnee Smollett in 'Spiderhead' ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 13:22:48 +0530

Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Actors Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett have reportedly teamed up for Spiderhead.

]]> <![CDATA[ Manoj Bajpayee: I am not a singer but understand what good singing is about ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 13:22:25 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee, who has tried rapping for the first time in the recent song, Bambai main ka ba, admits he is not a singer but says that he has an understanding of music thanks to his theatre training.

]]> <![CDATA[ Film parties gone dry! (Column: B-Town) ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 11:33:06 +0530

The film industry was known for its party culture. The alcohol flowed freely catering to choice of all, from beer to vodka to rum or whiskey. This was usually followed by dinner and dessert.

]]> <![CDATA[ World Tourism Day: Celebs on how much they miss travelling in 2020 ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 11:32:32 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Sunday is World Tourism Day, and while the idea of travel for relaxation would seem like an impossible dream in the time of pandemic that we are going through, several actors shared how much they are craving to take off to their favourite locales.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shabana Azmi: Humane quality of 'Mee Raqsam' resonates with global viewers ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 09:26:41 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Mee Raqsam has been selected for the opening night of the Coalition of South Asian Film Festivals (CoSAFF), and veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who presents the film, says that the humane quality of the story has resonated with international connoisseurs across cultural divides.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mamata allows cinema halls, plays to reopen from Oct 1 in Bengal ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2020 09:26:26 +0530

Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that all jatras, plays, OATs, cinemas and all musical, dance, recital and magic shows would be allowed to function with 50 participants or less from October 1.

]]> <![CDATA[ Priyanka, Taapsee, Suriya pay tributes as condolences keep pouring in for SPB ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 20:58:08 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Celebrity tributes continue pouring in for late playback legend SP Balasubrahmanyam. The singer, popularly known as SPB, died on Friday afternoon in a Chennai hospital where he was being treated for Covid-19 since August. He was 74.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mika Singh, Neha Kakkar, Badshah recreate 'Sawan mein lag gayi aag' ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 20:56:16 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Singers Mika Singh, Neha Kakkar and rapper Badshah have collaborated for the remake of the 1998 pop hit, Sawan mein lag gayi aag, for the upcoming film, Ginny Weds Sunny.


]]> <![CDATA[ Kangana posts pic from Kashi Vishvanath trip ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 20:53:00 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut was in the mood for spiritual nostalgia over the weekend, as she took to social media on Saturday and shared a picture from the time she visited Kashi Vishvanath Temple in Varanasi.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sonam Kapoor gives 'DIY' make-up tutorial ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 20:51:30 +0530 Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has given her fans a sneak-peek into how she puts on make-up. ]]> <![CDATA[ Aadar Jain: Shooting 'Hello Charlie' was distraction from pandemic stress ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 16:05:15 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Aadar Jain has wrapped up the shoot of the upcoming film, Hello Charlie. He says the experience of shooting for the film is one he will never forget.

]]> <![CDATA[ Deepika, Sara, Shraddha in NCB net, being questioned in drugs case (Ld) ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 16:04:42 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Hours after Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone appeared before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs case, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan also arrived at the office of the drug law enforcement agency for questioning here, on Saturday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mortal remains of legendary singer SPB laid to rest ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 15:51:13 +0530

Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) The mortal remains of famous playback singer and Padma awardee S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, popular as SPB or Balu in the movie world, was laid to rest with police honours at his farmhouse near here on Saturday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bhumi: Education the significant channel to raise climate awareness ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:59:46 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress and environmentalist Bhumi Pednekar feels education is the significant channel to raise awareness on climate conservation.

]]> <![CDATA[ NCB all set for a star-studded drug probe ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:28:21 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau is all set to quiz at least three Bollywood actresses in connection with the ongoing probe into the drugs angle surrounding the actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case.

]]> <![CDATA[ Surekha Sikri recovering well, eager to go back to set ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:28:03 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Veteran actress Surekha Sikri, who was discharged from hospital earlier this week, is recovering well. According to her manager Vivek Sidhwani, she feels positive and looks forward to resuming work.

]]> <![CDATA[ Raghav Juyal: It is a benefit to be a star kid ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 12:57:03 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor-dancer and TV host Raghav Juyal aspires to do a great role in the romance genre, but says he is not the son of a bigtime producer or director and is neither from Bollywood.

]]> <![CDATA[ Adah Sharma on what she looks for in roles she signs ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 11:41:36 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma wants her characters to be of importance in a script, even if she plays a demure girl running around the trees.

]]> <![CDATA[ Legendary singer SPB will be laid to rest with full police honours ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 11:04:26 +0530

Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami announced that the mortal remains of famous playback singer and Padma awardee S.P. Balasurahmanyam, popularly known as SPB or Balu in the cine world and who recorded over 40,000 songs in 16 languages over a period of five decades, will be laid to rest with full police honours to add to his fame and glory as he had found a place in the hearts of the people across India.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lockdown babies: Celebs the stork visited amid pandemic ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 09:57:48 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) While the world was locked in owing to the pandemic, the stork was working overtime everywhere. Our celebrities were no exception, with many glam couples making a welcome addition to their families in the past months.

]]> <![CDATA[ Karan Johar issues statement: I do not consume, promote narcotics consumption ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2020 09:57:34 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Amid speculations that he might be summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for questioning in the investigation over Bollywood-drugs links, filmmaker Karan Johar on Friday released a statement saying all allegations against him are false. The Dharma Productions owner in his statement also claimed that he neither consumes narcotics nor promotes or encourages consumption of any such substance.

]]> <![CDATA[ Twinkle Khanna posts a B'day note as daughter Nitara turns eight ]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2020 21:53:38 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Author Twinkle Khanna penned a sweet note for her daughter Nitara, who turned eight on Friday.