Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Malayalam actor Kalinga Sasi passes away ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:10:25 +0530

Kozhikode (Kerala) April 7 (IANS) Popular drama artiste and in recent times a film star who did cameo roles -- Kalinga Sasi alias V. Chandrakumar passed away at a private hospital, here, in the wee hours of Tuesday, said family sources.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kal Penn and the art of surviving Hollywood stereotypes ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:53:01 +0530

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Kal Penn has lived through Hollywood's phase of stereotypes and understands what it means to not see yourself being truly represented on TV.

]]> <![CDATA[ Urvashi Sharma takes up craft-making for charity ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:51:10 +0530

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Amid the ongoing lockdown, actress Urvashi Sharma is using her time to make items of craft through which she aims to raise funds.

]]> <![CDATA[ Switch to medical dramas on World Health Day ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:05:03 +0530

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) It's World Health Day on Tuesday, so let's salute doctors and nurses who are doing their best to help the victims of COVID-19. While you continue to help them by maintaining social distancing, indulge in catching up a few medical dramas that have been winning hearts for years.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sobhita Dhulipala: I am not anxious about the future ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:04:43 +0530

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actress Sobhita Dhulipala, who had three films on floor when lockdown stopped all shooting activity in the film industry, says she is trying to keep her body and mind healthy instead of feeling anxious about not being "productive" in these times of isolation.

]]> <![CDATA[ Amrita Prakash: I prefer showing my natural energy, beauty ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:37:00 +0530

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) "Patiala Babes" actress Amrita Prakash says she prefers flaunting her natural energy and beauty while keeping skin healthy.

]]> <![CDATA[ Henry Golding, wife foster dog amid COVID-19 ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:31:00 +0530

Los Angeles, April 7 (IANS) "Crazy Rich Asians" star Henry Golding and his wife Liv Lo have fostered a dog on the advice of their friend and actress Olivia Munn.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lockdown diaries: Evan Rachel Wood takes piano lessons ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:30:38 +0530

Los Angeles, April 7 (IANS) Actress Evan Rachel Wood is learning to play the piano amid the coronavirus lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Bond girl' Honor Blackman passes away ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:29:52 +0530

London, April 7 (IANS) British actress Honor Blackman, who became the oldest 'Bond girl' when she starred across Sean Connery in "Goldfinger", has died of old-age complications at the age of 94, reports said on Monday

]]> <![CDATA[ Kannada celluloid comedian 'Bullet' Prakash dead ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:28:57 +0530

Bengaluru, April 7 (IANS) Kannada's popular comedian 'Bullet' Prakash (44) died at a private hospital in the city following multi-organ failure, an official said on Monday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Divinaa: Times ahead could be tough for budding actors like me ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:45:31 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Divinaa Thackur, who features in the web series "Who's Your Daddy", says that budding actors like herself might just face a problem as the film industry is going through a tough time due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sam Smith enjoys a walk amid coronavirus lockdown ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:40:25 +0530

London, April 6 (IANS) Singer Sam Smith was seen engrossed in music during a walk amid the global lockdown due to COVID-19.


]]> <![CDATA[ Diane Kruger wears mask, disposable gloves to the grocers ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:35:50 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actress Diane Kruger was well armed with face mask and disposable gloves for grocery shopping here amid the lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ankit Tiwari's new track 'Dushman' is about COVID-19 ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:35:09 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) "Aashiqui 2" fame singer Ankit Tiwari has created a song titled "Dushman", about the ongoing health crisis due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

]]> <![CDATA[ Priyank Sharma confirms relationship with Benafsha with loved-up pic ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:33:30 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actor Priyank Sharma has made his relationship with "Bigg Boss 11" housemate Benafsha Soonawala official with a mushy photo online.

]]> <![CDATA[ COVID-19 effect: Ekta Kapoor forced to take off her rings due to soap allergy! ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:12:52 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Due to her staunch belief in astrology, producer Ekta Kapoor has always been spotted wearing numerous rings and bracelets. However, on Monday, she took off her rings after developing an allergy that was triggered off by the over-use of soap and sanitiser, in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Milind Soman suggests meditation to beat COVID-19 stress ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:12:22 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actor-model-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman suggests meditation for peace of mind in these times of COVID-19 stress, often triggered off by all the rumours, speculations and fake news emanating about the disease.

]]> <![CDATA[ Nick Jonas loves samosa but is 'more of a paneer guy' ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:12:03 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) American pop singer and Priyanka Chopra's husband Nick Jonas has opened up about his love for paneer.

]]> <![CDATA[ Akshay, Ayushmann, Tiger, Kriti in inspiring song amid COVID-19 crisis ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:11:31 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Akshay Kumar, Ayushmann Khurrana, Tiger Shroff, Kartik Aaryan, Ananya Panday, Kriti Sanon, RajkummarRao and Taapsee Pannu are among a slew of Bollywood celebrities who feature in a new song, "Muskurayega India", which aims to boost people's spirits in the fight against the novel coronavirus.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mika Singh records song with next-door neighbour Chahatt Khanna ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:07:56 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Singer Mika Singh and his neighbour and actress Chahatt Khanna worked on a new single titled "Quarantine love" during the lockdown period that started last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ratan Raajputh stuck in a village amid COVID-19 lockdown ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:06:56 +0530

Patna, April 6 (IANS) Instead of spending time at home amid the coronavirus lockdown, TV actress Ratan Raajputh -- who is best known for her show "Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo" -- is self-isolated in a village.

]]> <![CDATA[ Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain pay tribute to Kenny Rogers ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:05:52 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Country music artistes like Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain and Lady Antebellum paid a musical tribute to country music legend Kenny Rogers, who died on March 20 at the age of 81.

]]> <![CDATA[ Enrique Iglesias' daddy-daughter dance with his two-month baby ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:24:05 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Pop superstar Enrique Iglesias has shared a video of him dancing with his two-month-old daughter Mary, who sits in her fathers lap.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Angrezi Medium' family reunites virtually ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:09:31 +0530

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Irrfan Khans "Angrezi Medium" released at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic was starting to hit India, resulting in closure of theatres around the country. Now with the film finding its way onto the digital medium, the movies team got a chance to reunite, virtually, and watch it together.

]]> <![CDATA[ Aayush Sharma's quarantine task is to make his daughter smile ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:07:03 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) It seems like quite a tough task for actor Aayush Sharma to make his three-month-old little daughter Ayat smile.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mantra lends voice for sci-fi romantic comedy web series ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:06:04 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actor-RJ Mantra has joined "Phone-a-Friend", which is a sci-fi romantic comedy web series, as the voice of a phone.

]]> <![CDATA[ Anuja Sathe on the challenges of playing mafia queen ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:05:38 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Anuja Sathe says essaying the role of a mafia queen in the web series "Ek Thi Begum" demanded immense emotional and mental investment.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ezra Miller appears to throttle, shove female fan in video ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:05:09 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) A video circulating online shows actor Ezra Miller apparently throttling a female fan in Iceland and shoving her, although it is not clear what sparked off the incident.


]]> <![CDATA[ Justin Theroux's romantic dinner with his ladylove ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:03:33 +0530

New York, April 6 (IANS) Actor Justin Theroux enjoyed a "date night" with his dog Kuma as he served his rescued dog dinner by candlelight.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tom Holland has split with girlfriend, say reports ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:03:01 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) "Spider-Man" actor Tom Holland has reportedly split with girlfriend Olivia Bolton.

]]> <![CDATA[ What Liam did to stay balanced after split from Cyrus ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:36:10 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actor Liam Hemsworth says exercise helped him stay "balanced" after his split with pop star Miley Cyrus.

]]> <![CDATA[ Karan Wahi wishes girlfriend Uditi a happy birthday ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:34:21 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) It's actor Karan Wahi's girlfriend Uditi Singh's birthday today, and the former has penned a loved-up post for her.

]]> <![CDATA[ Urvashi Rautela stuns in killer black outfit ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:33:59 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress-former beauty queen Urvashi Rautela sure knows how to keep her fans regaled in these boring times of lockdown. Urvashi has been posting a series of oomph-loaded snapshots and videos on her social media over the past few days, and fans are loving it. She has done it again on Monday, posting a photo in a stunning, body-hugging black outfit that, she admits, gave her trouble because she "couldn't really sit in" it!

]]> <![CDATA[ CINTAA urges members to pitch in with financial aid ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:31:04 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Amid the ongoing lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis, the Cine And TV Artistes' Association (CINTAA) has appealed to A-list members as well as masses to pitch in with rations and funds as donation for daily wage workers.

]]> <![CDATA[ Director Eric Rivas starts work on COVID-19 pandemic film ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:30:38 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Director Eric Rivas, known for the "Vamp Biker" series, says he has started work on a movie about the coronavirus pandemic in spite of his stars being in isolation due to the lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Here's why Richa Chadha was initially depressed in lockdown ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:29:38 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) From cooking to brooming and entertaining fans by making the news parody series, Richa Chadha has been making the best use of her lockdown hours.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Aliens' actor Jay Benedict succumbs to COVID-19 ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:29:10 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) "Aliens" actor Jay Benedict has tragically passed away after suffering complications from the coronavirus. He was 68.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sara Ali Khan's lockdown mantra: Riyaz, training, repetition ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:22:50 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan has tips for her fans to beat lockdown boredom -- especially the Monday blues during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Badshah contacts 'Boro loker biti lo' creator, promises him aid, credit ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:28:51 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Rapper Badshah has been facing plagiarism charges on social media lately over his new single "Genda phool", after netizens pointed out portions of the song have been lifted from the popular Bangla folk hit of the seventies, "Boroloker biti lo", created by veteran Bengali artiste Ratan Kahar. Now, Badshah has finally reached out to the impoverished Kahar via video call, promising him recognition and monetary aid.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B trolled again for posting fake #9pm9minutes satellite image ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:28:28 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Trolls have been having a field day ever since Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan started sharing posts related to COVID-19. The iconic actor is yet again being trolled on social media after he posted a fake #9pm9minutes satellite image of India.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kajol's tips on how to spend time amid lockdown impresses Madhuri ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:28:06 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Kajol has come up with an innovative way to tell her fans how to spend time at home during the coronavirus lockdown. She recently took to social media and shared a series of pictures of herself to give netizens meaningful advice in a humorous way.

]]> <![CDATA[ Halle Berry hits back at trolls ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:27:49 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry has hit back after receiving negative comments about her son wearing heels, saying it is important to "laugh and have some compassion".

]]> <![CDATA[ John Krasinski, Emily Blunt's surprise for young fan ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:25:51 +0530

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker John Krasinski teamed up with composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and the original cast of "Hamilton" to surprise a young fan through his YouTube show "Some Good News".

]]> <![CDATA[ Bhumi's social distancing tips for Madhya Pradesh kids through video calls ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:24:38 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar is giving social distancing tips to hundreds of children in Madhya Pradesh via video calls.

]]> <![CDATA[ The beauty benefits of Oats ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:04:57 +0530

New Delhi, April 6 (IANSlife) Oats have been used in traditional medicine for centuries. It has nutritive properties both internally and externally.


]]> <![CDATA[ Vidhu Vinod Chopra wanted to tell the tale of Kashmiri Pandits' exodus for over a decade ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:03:25 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's "Shikara", set against the backdrop of the Kashmiri Pandit exodus from the Kashmir Valley in 1990, released in February but he has been wanting to tell a story on the incident for long.

]]> <![CDATA[ B-Town objects to bursting of crackers during #9pm9minute ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:03:10 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to condemn the bursting of crackers by many citizens on Sunday evening. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed to the nation to switch off lights and light up torches, candles, lamps and cellphone torches as a mark of solidarity to the nation's COVID-19 warriors, many people got into Diwali mood and burst cracker, too.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vidyut Jammwal uses ancient martial art to light and put out his candles! ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:02:41 +0530

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Along with other B-Towners, actor Vidyut Jammwal too responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to switch off and light up on Sunday night at 9pm, but with a difference. Instead of lighting and blowing off his candles the traditional way, Vidyut exercised the ancient Indian martial art of Kalaripayattu to get the job done.

]]> <![CDATA[ Chris Hemsworth to Indian fans: Was looking forward to be back in India ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:02:13 +0530

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth says he was "incredibly excited" about coming to India to celebrate his upcoming Netflix film "Extraction". Hemsworth was scheduled to be in Mumbai on March 16 to promote the film that has been shot in India. The promotional tour was called off due to the global coronavirus outbreak.

]]> <![CDATA[ Channing Tatum turns to dating app ]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:00:43 +0530 Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actor Channing Tatum has taken to dating application after his split with singer Jessie J again. ]]>