Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Swara Bhasker: I feel I am still a student at heart ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:18:51 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker, who has carved a niche in Bollywood with her acting skills, has said that she still feels like a student at heart, and she asks too many questions to her directors and writers while shooting a film.


]]> <![CDATA[ Elnaaz Norouzi: 'Sacred Games' at Emmys a big moment for new-age Indian entertainment ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:17:09 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Elnaaz Norouzi, who played Bollywood star Zoya Mirza in the Netflix series "Sacred Games", says the show's being nominated in the Best Drama category of the International Emmy Awards 2019 is a positive sign of how content can be celebrated beyond boundaries in the era of digital entertainment.


]]> <![CDATA[ Boney Kapoor acquires remake rights of Tamil superhit 'Comali' ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:15:09 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Producer Boney Kapoor, who remade the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Pink" in Tamil, has now acquired the rights of the Tamil film "Comali" to remake it in Hindi and other languages.


]]> <![CDATA[ Jio MAMI all set to host Word To Screen Market 2019 ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:13:04 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is all set to host the fourth edition of the Word to Screen Market. This event brings together publishers and the literary community along with content creators to option stories for films, TV and digital platforms. This year, the authors and content creators will be provided with more face time with each other.

]]> <![CDATA[ Neha Dhupia super excited about Emmy nomination for 'Lust Stories' ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:12:03 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Netflix anthology movie "Lust Stories" has been nominated in the Best TV Movie category at the International Emmys 2019 and actress Neha Dhupia says she is super excited.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Baalveer Returns' actor's mom encouraged him to go bald for show ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:10:03 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Atul Verma wasn't too keen on going bald for "Baalveer Returns". He says it was his mother who explained to him that going bald was no big deal for an actor.


]]> <![CDATA[ Virat Kohli's 'Tere Naam' swag on Twitter ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:08:06 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli's throwback moment on Twitter has set off a buzz, with fans comparing his hairstyle from the younger days with Salman Khans distinct hairdo in the hit movie "Tere Naam".


]]> <![CDATA[ Sanjay Dutt pens heartfelt letter on Mahesh Bhatt's birthday ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:06:35 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Sanjay Dutt has penned a heartfelt note for Mahesh Bhatt on the latters birthday, expressing his gratitude to the veteran filmmaker for standing by him at a time when he needed a friend.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kubbra Sait: Humbled and excited for 'Sacred Games' at the Emmys ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:04:39 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Netflix series "Sacred Games" has bagged a nomination in the Best Drama section at the 2019 International Emmy Awards and actress Kubbra Sait, who featured in season one of the show, is both humbled and excited.


]]> <![CDATA[ Jonita Gandhi unveils her new song 'Humraahi' ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:58:02 +0530

 Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Singer Jonita Gandhi, who is currently wooing listeners with her song "Dil ka telephone" in the film "Dream Girl", has come up with her new single, "Humraahi".

]]> <![CDATA[ Daler Mehndi: Mentoring kids on music shows my way of giving back to society ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:56:18 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bhangra-pop star Daler Mehndi has often taken the role of a mentor or a judge on singing-based shows. He says mentoring and judging are ways to give back to society the love and appreciation he continues to receive.


]]> <![CDATA[ Happy Alia Bhatt poses with Ankit Tiwari's little one ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:54:12 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Alia Bhatt happily struck a pose with "Sun raha hai na tu" hitmaker Ankit Tiwari's daughter Aryaa, who was named by the actress' father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.


]]> <![CDATA[ Alia Bhatt's cute birthday wish for dad Mahesh Bhatt ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:51:39 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Alia Bhatt has a super-cute birthday message for dad Mahesh Bhatt, who she calls "a good guy", the "best", the "wisest", "funny" and "super-talented".


]]> <![CDATA[ Alia Bhatt gets trolled by Arjun Kapoor over African safari vlog ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:50:02 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has hilariously trolled actress Alia Bhatt over her African safari Vlog.


]]> <![CDATA[ Priyamani: 'Not comfortable doing intimate scenes' ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:46:58 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The National award-winning actress Priyamani, who stars in the web series "The Family Man" alongside Manoj Bajpayee, says, without degrading what other actors may feel about the issue, she avoids intimate scenes because such content is not suitable for a family audience.


]]> <![CDATA[ Radhika Apte thrilled about International Emmy nomination ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:45:07 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Radhika Apte says it's a great feeling to be nominated in the Best Performance By An Actress at the International Emmy Awards for her act in the Netflix anthology "Lust Stories".Nominations for the 2019 International Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


]]> <![CDATA[ Vicky's 'Bhoot...' moved from Nov 15, Ayushmann's 'Bala' opens on that date ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:39:25 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar on Friday announced that the release of his upcoming production "Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship" has been pushed to 2020. The film was slated to release on November 15. Instead, the Aysuhmann Khurrana-starrer "Bala" has now been preponed by a week to release on that date.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Fukrey' gets animated version with 'Fukrey Boyzzz' ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:28:37 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Bollywood film franchise "Fukrey" now has an animated version called "Fukrey Boyzzz"


]]> <![CDATA[ Quash FIR against Boney Kapoor, says Rajasthan High Court ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:27:16 +0530

Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered the quashing of an FIR lodged against Bollywood film producer Boney Kapoor on charges of duping an investor of Rs 2.5 crore in the name of organising a Celebrity Cricket League.


]]> <![CDATA[ DJ Nucleya proud of his International Emmy nominated show ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:24:21 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian electronic music producer-DJ Udyan Sagar, popular as Nucleya, is proud to be a part of the show "The Remix" that has received a nomination for International Emmy Awards.


]]> <![CDATA[ Surveen ecstatic over 'Sacred Games 2' International Emmy nomination ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:21:59 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Surveen Chawla is over the moon as the second season of "Sacred Games" has been nominated in the best drama category at the International Emmy Awards 2019.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Lust Stories' is a gem of a film in my career: Bhumi Pednekar ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:16:32 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Netflix anthology "Lust Stories" starring Bhumi Pednekar has been nominated for the International Emmy Awards and the actress calls it a gem of a project in her career.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Sacred Games', 'Lust Stories' bag International Emmy nominations ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:11:39 +0530

New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian web series "Sacred Games" and anthology "Lust Stories" have received nominations at the International Emmy Awards 2019.


]]> <![CDATA[ Bhuvan Bam reveals 'what actually happened' at IIFA 2019 ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:07:29 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Digital star Bhuvan Bam's comical take on IIFA 2019 left netizens in splits.


]]> <![CDATA[ Rahul Bose to pledge for organ donation after death ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:05:38 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor-director and sportsperson Rahul Bose will soon be signing up for "deceased organ donation" and would be pledging "every square inch" of his body for donation after death.


]]> <![CDATA[ Yami to explore new methods of organic farming in hometown ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:03:16 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam will be going back to her hometown in Himachal Pradesh to explore new methods of organic farming to minimalise the use of fertilisers and medicines

]]> <![CDATA[ Hirthik, Tiger to have dance battle on 'Jai Jai Shivshankar' ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:58:43 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood action heroes Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff will have a dance battle on the number "Jai Jai Shivshankar" in the film "War". Director Siddharth Anand says bringing the two stars together has been a responsibility.


]]> <![CDATA[ #ROFL: Deepika shares meme comparing her outfit to a mop ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:51:43 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has taken a dig at herself after comparing one of her looks with a mop.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'The Zoya Factor': Works in fits and starts (IANS review; Rating: ** and 1/2) ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:44:37 +0530

Film: "The Zoya Factor"; Cast: Sonam K. Ahuja, Dulquer Salmaan; Director: Abhishek Sharma; Rating: ** and 1/2 (two and half stars)


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Prassthanam': Maximum chaos, mediocre impact (IANS review; Rating: * * and 1/2) ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:20 +0530

"Prassthanam"; Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Ali Fazal; Direction: Deva Katta; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and half stars)


]]> <![CDATA[ B'wood superstar Akshay Kumar has a namesake actor in London! ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 21:32:58 +0530

London, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has a namesake in East London who is also incidentally in the same profession, and Internet is highly confused.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nikhil D'souza unveils his 1st solo non-film Hindi song ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:44:18 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Nikhil Dsouza, known for hit Bollywood songs like "Shaam", "Mere bina" and "O gujariya", has come out with his first solo non-film Hindi song titled "Sitaare".


]]> <![CDATA[ Sanjay Kapoor: Got chance to bond with Sonam on 'The Zoya Factor' set ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:15:36 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Kapoor features in the film "The Zoya Factor", starring niece Sonam Kapoor. He says as uncle and niece, they got a chance to spend quality time, and working with family member is always a good idea.


]]> <![CDATA[ Soha Ali Khan: Parenthood brought change in my habits ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:11:37 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress and author Soha Ali Khan has lent support for a new health awareness campaign, and says that since the birth of her daughter Inaaya, a lot of change has happened in her daily life, and she is trying to set a good example for her daughter with her own lifestyle.


]]> <![CDATA[ Avika Gor: I am crazy about Punjabi songs ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:07:13 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Avika Gor of "Balika Vadhu" fame is set to feature in the video of a song that has a Punjabi touch. She says she loves Punjabi songs.


]]> <![CDATA[ Rajkummar Rao: My parents were proud of me being an actor ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:01:39 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao got really emotional talking about his deceased parents at the trailer launch of his upcoming film "Made in China" on Wednesday in Mumbai. He said that his parents were really proud of him after he became an actor and it gave them joy.


]]> <![CDATA[ Dia Mirza, Manoj Bajpayee urge Indians to take part in Global Climate Strike ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:59:17 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The latest Bollywood celebrities to protest the destruction of Aarey forest for the sake of Mumbai Metro are actors Manoj Bajpayee and Dia Mirza. 

]]> <![CDATA[ Mouni Roy loving the magical touch of 'Made In China' ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:52:59 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy is happy with the positive response to the trailer of "Made In China", and says the film has got a magical touch.


]]> <![CDATA[ Ishaan Khatter: Winning Best Male Debut at IIFA is 'truly special' ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:51:10 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor's half-brother Ishan Khatter says he feels "truly special" winning the Best Male Debut award at the India International Film Academy (IIFA) awards. The win was all the more emotional because he received tghe trophy from his star brother Shahid.


]]> <![CDATA[ Lata Mangeshkar recalls close family ties with Veer Savarkar ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:47:39 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar went down memory lane on Thursday and recalled the close bond between her family and freedom fighter Veer Savarkar.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nadeem Saifi wants to promote new talent through upcoming projects ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:44:19 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Composer Nadeem Saifi has said that there is an ocean of talent in India, and he now wants to promote new talent through his upcoming projects.


]]> <![CDATA[ Dulquer Salmaan: I am not a huge cricket fan ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:42:08 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Dulquer Salmaan, who plays a cricketer in the upcoming film "The Zoya Factor", says he is not an avid cricket watcher.


]]> <![CDATA[ Can't do high heels: Swara shares footwear woes ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:40:09 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Ditching high heels, Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker walked the green carpet for an event here bare foot.


]]> <![CDATA[ Varun Dhawan to give a platform to street dancers ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:38:14 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) "Street Dancer 3D" actor Varun Dhawan is set to provide a platform to street dancers from different parts of India.


]]> <![CDATA[ Ranveer Singh to get wax statue at Madame Tussauds ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:36:26 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) "Mama, we're going to London," said actor Ranveer Singh about getting his wax statue at Madame Tussauds.


]]> <![CDATA[ Ayushmann to romance Jitendra Kumar in 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhaan' ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:34:06 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) After portraying a person with erectile dysfunction in "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan", actor Ayushmann Khurrana plays a homosexual who will romance newbie Jitendra Kumar in Aanand L Rai's "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhaan".


]]> <![CDATA[ Vicky Kaushal: I Will start shooting for 'Takht' in February ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:19:43 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal has revealed that will start shooting for Karan Johar's ambitious period drama "Takht" next year in February.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sonakshi Sinha wants to be an ambassador of this brand ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:09:56 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha has fronted many ads, but she has shown a keen interest in being the ambassador of Rajasthani artisan Ruma Devi's brand that could empower women.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sunny Leone turns painter ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:05:41 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone has donned the painter's hat. She was seen painting with her sons, Noah and Asher.


]]> <![CDATA[ Salman Khan 'will definitely have a release on Eid' next year ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:04:04 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Salman Khan's planned Eid 2020 release "Inshallah" may have been shelved, but the superstar insists he will have a release on the festival next year.