Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ IFFI 2019: Panorama (Feature) Jury head Priyadarshan 'not pleased with content' ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:01:51 +0530

Veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan, who heads the jury for Feature Films of Indian Panorama section in the 50th International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) is not happy with what he has seen in Goa this year.

]]> <![CDATA[ Chinese fan in Mumbai to meet 'Vighnaharta Ganesh' actor Nishkarsh Dixit ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:01:14 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Child artiste Nishkarsh Dixit, who plays lord Ganesh in "Vighnaharta Ganesh", was pleasantly susprised when a fan from China came to India, specially to meet him!

]]> <![CDATA[ Sunny Leone buys stake in IPL Soccer ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:00:28 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Sunny Leone has bought a stake in the Leicester Galactos team of IPL Soccer, a celebrity-owned seven-a-side indoor football tournament held in the UK.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Modi Ji Ki Beti' grabs attention at NFDC Film Bazaar ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:59:54 +0530

Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) A film titled "Modi Ji Ki Beti" is under production. Although the subject of the film is under wraps, it is said to be a comedy action film.

]]> <![CDATA[ Stop using Google Translate for film synopsis: IFFI jury member ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:59:21 +0530

Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Harish Bhimani, a popular voice-over artist and member of the jury for the Indian Panorama section at the 50th International Film Festival of India, on Thursday, asked the organisers of the event to stop relying on Google Translate software to translate synopses of films.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B: Cinema can disintegrate discrimination in society ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:58:55 +0530

Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday made a strong pitch for cinema as a unifying medium in order to disintegrate the system that divides people on the lines of colour, caste and religion.

]]> <![CDATA[ Music band on wheelchairs to perform in Chandigarh ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:58:26 +0530

Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind in the region, a group of seven young men have come together to form a music band on wheelchairs.

]]> <![CDATA[ Anu Malik steps down as judge from 'Indian Idol' ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:57:57 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Music composer Anu Malik has stepped down as judge from the ongoing season 11 of "Indian Idol", after growing outcry against him over allegations of sexual harassment that were levelled by singer Sona Mohapatra.

]]> <![CDATA[ Aishwarya stresses on timely cleft treatment for kids ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:57:20 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan emphasises on the necessity of early diagnosis and timely treatment of cleft among children, which, if left unattended, can lead to difficulties in breathing, speaking, eating, ENT infections and other complications.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Bigg Boss 13': Rashami taunts Shehnaz for borrowing clothes ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:56:53 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) After a testosterone-filled week highlighted by Asim Riaz and Siddharth Shukla's fight, it is now the time for the girls to take out their claws on the upcoming episode of "Bigg Boss 13". Actress Rashami Desai and Punjabi star Shehnaz Gill got into a verbal spat over clothes in the controversial Colors show.

]]> <![CDATA[ Katrina Kaif: Keen on roles that give opportunity to invest ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:56:08 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who has upped her own ante with her performances in films like "Bharat" and "Zero", says she is now keen on taking up roles that will give her the space and opportunity to invest, get her teeth into the character and explore it.

]]> <![CDATA[ Yami Gautam to recreate 90s iconic videos on Tik Tok ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:45:12 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) After playing a Tik Tok star in the film "Bala", actress Yami Gautam is all set to make her debut on the social media video application, and she would like to recreate some iconic videos from the 90s.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rani Mukerji to be at Eden on Day 1 of D/N Test ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:43:58 +0530

Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji will be in attendance at the iconic Eden Gardens on the first day of the historic pink ball Test match between India and Bangladesh beginning Friday. She will be seen promoting her upcoming film "Mardaani 2".

]]> <![CDATA[ Kamal Haasan to undergo surgical procedure on Friday ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:43:11 +0530

Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will undergo a surgical procedure here in a private hospital on Friday to get an implant removed from his leg.

]]> <![CDATA[ #SackDadlaniFromIndianIdol trends after Vishal calls CJI Gogoi 'disgraceful' ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:42:33 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Music composer Vishal Dadlani is being been slammed a section of netizens over his controversial tweet on former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi's retirement.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ekta Kapoor joins hand with Guneet Monga for 'Pagglait' ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:41:54 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor will co-produce the upcoming film "Pagglait" with Guneet Monga. The film stars Sanya Malhotra.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B: Everytime I work with Balki, he comes up with weird ideas ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:40:53 +0530

Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) The Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective opened on Thursday as part of Indian Panorama at the ongoing 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), with the screening of R. Balki's "Paa".

]]> <![CDATA[ Javadekar inaugurates 13th edition of NFDC's Film Bazaar 2019 ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:41:43 +0530

Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has declared the 13th edition of NFDCs Film Bazaar open.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ankur Tewari releases new single about air pollution ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:41:17 +0530

Mumbai , Nov 21 (IANS) Composer-singer Ankur Tewari on Thursday released a new single titled "Dhuaan dhuaan", aimed at raising awareness about the growing environmental crisis.

]]> <![CDATA[ Coming to Goa is like coming home: Amitabh ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:52:36 +0530

Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Coming to Goa is coming home, said a nostalgic Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday, while inaugurating the Indian Panorama section of the 50th edition of the 2019 International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B nostalgic at IFFI opening; recalls shooting first film in Goa ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:49:18 +0530

Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan went down memory lane as he attended the opening ceremony of the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. He reminisced how he had shot his first film "Saat Hindustani" in the place.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sachet Parampara: 'Rararara' song of 'Tanhaji' was a challenge ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:48:48 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) After composing the blockbuster song "Bekhayali" in "Kabir Singh", composer duo Sachet-Parampara are back too woo the audience, with the theme song "Rararara" in Ajay Devgn's ambitious upcoming period drama, "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior".

]]> <![CDATA[ Anees Bazmee: It's okay to use your mind a little less at times ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:48:11 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Anees Bazmee's new multistarrer comedy flick "Pagalpanti" opens this weekend, flaunting a vast ensemble cast including Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Ileana D'Cruz, Saurabh Shukla, Arshad Warsi, Kriti Kharbanda, Urvashi Rautela and Pulkit Samrat. Like all of Bazmee's comedies of the past, the film promises to bring back the trademark quota of slapstick.

]]> <![CDATA[ Jacqueline goes into 'Attack' mode in Janurary ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:47:21 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez revealed she will start shooting for her upcoming action film "Attack" in January. The John Abraham-starrer is a two-heroine project with Rakul Preet Singh sharing screen space, and Jacqueline says she is okay with that fact.

]]> <![CDATA[ Refugees only want a better life: IFFI opening film Director ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:46:57 +0530

Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) The refugee crisis in Europe is a fall out of problems created by some European nations and the US in underdeveloped countries like Syria, said Goran Paskaljevic, director of 'Despite the Fog', the opening film of the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India on Wednesday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kota used only as setting for 'Mardaani 2': Director ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:46:21 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) "Mardaani 2" director Gopi Putran has clarified that Kota has been used as the setting for the film and that there was no intention to tarnish the reputation of the city.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Bigg Boss 13': Vishal cross-dresses as Paras' 'mausi' ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:45:46 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Ditching his macho image for a task in "Bigg Boss 13", actor Vishal Aditya Singh cross-dressed as his co-contestant Paras Chhabra's "aunt", and won the heart of the housemates.

]]> <![CDATA[ Preity Zinta shooting for American sitcom 'Fresh Off The Boat' ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:45:10 +0530

Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta is back in action and that too on on the American show "Fresh Off The Boat".

]]> <![CDATA[ Ajay on working with Kajol in 'Tanhaji': Felt like home on set ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:00:19 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor-producer Ajay Devgn says working with wife Kajol once again on the sets of his upcoming film "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior" felt like being at home.

]]> <![CDATA[ Saqib Saleem: Doing '83' was almost like act of fate ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:59:50 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Saqib Saleem wanted to be a cricketer while growing up. Now, he is giving a finishing touch to his performance in the upcoming cricket-based film "83".

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B, Rajnikanth to add star power at IFFI opening on Nov 20 ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:58:55 +0530

Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Cine idols Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth will add star power at the inauguration of the 50th edition of International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) on November 20.

]]> <![CDATA[ Madhur Bhandarkar visits Lata Mangeshkar in hospital, says she is 'stable' ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:58:21 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar visited veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar at Mumbais Breach Candy Hospital, and he took to social media on Tuesday evening to inform that the melody queen is now "stable".

]]> <![CDATA[ Mimi shares pic with mom outside Parliament ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:57:41 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty has left twitterati impressed by bringing her mother along on the opening day of Parliament's winter session and posting a photograph of it on social media.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ankit Siwach: I want to nurture myself as a fearless actor ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:57:21 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Ankit Siwach wants to nurture himself as a fearless actor.

]]> <![CDATA[ Emraan Hashmi: 'Serial Kisser' tag not upsetting but irritating ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:56:51 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Soon after he shot to Bollywood stardom with "Murder" in 2004, Emraan Hashmi acquired the tag of ‘Serial Kisser, for his tendency to pucker up on screen with his heroines. It took him several films to get rid of the image, and Emraan today finds it "irritating" when people narrow down his efforts as a performer to that "one element".

]]> <![CDATA[ Irshad Kamil pens song for young singer Shyamoli Sanghi ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:55:51 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Lyricist Irshad Kamil, popular for his work in films such as "Jab We Met", "Rockstar" and "Aashiqui 2", has penned a song for young singer Shyamoli Sanghi.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sushmita Sen gets birthday wishes from fans on Twitter ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:55:21 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Twitter users on Tuesday wished Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen on her 44th birthday, with some listing her achivements and posting throwback pictures of her winning the Miss Universe crown in 1994.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ajay Devgn is a generous actor: Saif Ali Khan ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:54:58 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan is back working with Ajay Devgn in "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior", and he describes his co-star as a generous actor and one of the few friends he has in the industry.

]]> <![CDATA[ Jaya Bachchan vents ire on media for clicking pics ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:54:29 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan was spotted venting ire on mediapersons during a visit to fashion designer Manish Malhotra's residence on Monday in Mumbai.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vikrant Massey: We are not doing enough to stop acid attacks ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:53:33 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vikrant Massey plays a pivotal role in the Deepika Padukone-starrer "Chhapaak", which is based on the real-life story of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tyga to perform in Mumbai for the 1st time ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:51:45 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) American rapper Tyga will be performing here for the first time at the 13th season of Sunburn.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vikram Bhatt's film with Hina Khan to release in Jan 2020 ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:51:17 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatts "Hacked" with actress Hina Khan has been wrapped up and the film is set to release on January 31, 2020.

]]> <![CDATA[ Richa Chadha inspired by Meryl Streep ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:50:44 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Richa Chadha says when she saw veteran Hollywood star Meryl Streep master the Polish, Dutch and the Queen's English for three different films, the Bollywood actress was inspired.

]]> <![CDATA[ When Diljit asked Gal Gadot for 'gobi wale pranthe' ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:50:05 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Diljit Dosanjh has never shied away from expressing his love as a fan of Hollywood personality Gal Gadot. The Punjabi star this time took to social media to ask the "Wonder Woman" actress for "gobhi ke pranthe".

]]> <![CDATA[ Saroj Khan to help dancers' girl child to get free education ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:49:24 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan, who began dancing in movies at the tender age of 10, has been named as the brand ambassador for Cine Dancers Association (CDA).

]]> <![CDATA[ Katrina in Reebok's new fitness campaign ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:48:54 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Fitness brand Reebok on Wednesday unveiled its latest campaign on the relentless pursuit of fitness, featuring its brand ambassador, actor Katrina Kaif, in a short film.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'I believe in doing things in moderation' ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:48:19 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Diana Penty reveals she is a "huge foodie" but also believes doing everything in moderation. In an interview with IANSlife, the "Happy Bhag Jayegi" actress gives us a peak into her lifestyle.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Baaghi 3': Tiger Shroff, Vijay Varma share a 'great bond' ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:47:13 +0530

Belgrade, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Vijay Varma, who is currently shooting for 'Baaghi 3' along with Tiger Shroff in Serbia, says he is having a gala time with the latter on the sets.

]]> <![CDATA[ Adah Sharma: 'Commando' is one of biggest action franchises ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:46:33 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma is back in the "Commando" film series. She says it is one of the biggest action franchises in India.

]]> <![CDATA[ Anshuman Jha: Nursing mother through cancer increased my patience ]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:46:03 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Anshuman Jha's mother is battling cancer, and he is actively involved in getting the best treatment for her.