Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Ava Aashna Chopra shares excitement on debut in India with Punjabi movie 'Soniye Ve' ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 17:39:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Singapore-raised model and actress Ava Aashna Chopra is all set for her entry in the Indian entertainment industry with Punjabi movie 'Soniye Ve' in which she is portraying the role of an NRI who visits India to learn 'bhangra'.

]]> <![CDATA[ 7 Hindi films that broke stereotypes with portrayal of surrogacy ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 17:15:03 +0530

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The recent OTT-released film 'Mimi' is getting a lot of admiration from the audience for the portrayal of the complex subject of surrogacy in a nuanced way.

]]> <![CDATA[ Courtney Cox is real-life Monica Geller from 'Friends' ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:57:03 +0530

Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actress Courtney Cox shares similar traits with her onscreen character Monica Geller from the popular sitcom 'Friends'.

]]> <![CDATA[ Amaal Mallik thrilled to compose music for Prabhas' film 'Radhe Shyam' ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:03:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Talented singer-composer Amaal Mallik will be composing the music for Telugu star Prabhas' upcoming film 'Radhe Shyam'.

]]> <![CDATA[ Johnny Lever is smiling because comedy is now serious business ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:00:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In recent times, one of the renowned Marathi comedian-actor-mimicry artists Madhav Moghe passed away and Bollywood veteran Johnny Lever paid tribute to him. Looking back at this whole transformation of how the presence of comedians used to be quite elementary back in the day in cinema to now, as youngsters are making it a full-time profession and counted as 'artists' by society, Johnny tries to analyse the change.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kriti says sudden weight loss-gain 'not a healthy thing to do' ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 15:48:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Kriti Sanon walked the extra mile to nail her look in the film 'Mimi'. The actress had to put on some extra kilos to play a pregnant woman and gained weight in "two and a half months".

]]> <![CDATA[ Jacqueline Fernandez explains why action film 'Vikrant Rona' is 'super special' ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 15:42:06 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says the upcoming film 'Vikrant Rona' will be super special and memorable for her. The actress has come on board Kannada star Kichcha Sudeepa's multilingual film.

]]> <![CDATA[ What A Shot! Farah Khan on what's it like directing M.S. Dhoni ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 13:39:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan recently directed Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni for a commercial.

]]> <![CDATA[ Neeraj Kabi: OTT will only rise and become better ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 13:00:06 +0530

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Actor Neeraj Kabi strongly believes that OTT has a very bright future ahead.

]]> <![CDATA[ KJo says Kareena, Ranbir can get Over-The-Top quotient right ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:57:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is all set to host 'Bigg Boss OTT', says actors Ranbir Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan can raise the Over-The-Top quotient if they enter the reality show.

]]> <![CDATA[ Pankaj Tripathi on being called uncrowned 'king' of OTT ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:51:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The growing popularity of the OTT space has helped in bringing talented actors to the forefront and one such name is Pankaj Tripathi, who has amassed a big fan following with his portrayal of Kaleen Bhaiya from 'Mirzapur' and Guruji from 'Sacred Games'.

]]> <![CDATA[ Atul Kulkarni: Filmmaking is about collaboration ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:21:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Filmmaking is a collaborative effort and good collaborations result in great projects, says National Award-winning actor Atul Kulkarni.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kartik looks forward to bring alive romantic thriller 'Freddy' ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:15:06 +0530

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Kartik Aaryan is all set to star in the upcoming movie 'Freddy' directed by Shashanka Ghosh. The actor says he is looking forward to bringing the romantic thriller to life.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rohit Shetty ready to defy gravity all over again ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:09:02 +0530

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) He has redefined high-octane action entertainers with his death-defying stunts, power-packed performances and sprinkle of laughter with witty lines. Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who has given a new meaning to action cinema agrees that the genre in Hindi cinema has immensely evolved.

]]> <![CDATA[ Penn Badgley doesn't find social media fulfilling ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:00:06 +0530

Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) 'Gossip Girl' and 'You' star Penn Badgley joined social media to use his profile to do good in the world but, despite his "pure intention," he became "overwhelmed" by the ideas of online popularity.

]]> <![CDATA[ Dwayne Johnson got 'ghosted' by Emily Blunt ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 11:57:06 +0530

Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Hollywood star Dwyane Johnson was keen to have actress Emily Blunt in the movie upcoming movie 'Jungle Cruise' but, when he sent her a video asking if she would like to join the cast, she "ghosted" him and left him without a reply.

]]> <![CDATA[ Music streaming apps have India rocking to new tunes ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 11:51:02 +0530

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The rapid speed at which international music streaming apps are burgeoning in India, it's becoming one of the leading music consumers in the world.

]]> <![CDATA[ Karthick Naren opens up about his 'Navarasa' casting ]]> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 11:30:06 +0530

Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Tamil filmmaker Karthick Naren, who is directing a part of upcoming Tamil anthology "Navarasa", says that assembling the team for his project was a very organic process.

]]> <![CDATA[ Hasan Zaidi hopes to spread hope through 'Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana' ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 18:27:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actor Hasan Zaidi, who can be seen in his new show "Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana", he hopes that the show spreads positivity in the grim times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Director Rensil D'Silva unveils the story behind 'Dial 100' ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 17:45:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) As the Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'Dial 100' is gearing up for release, Director Rensil D'Silva shares the inception of the thriller drama.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vandana Vithlani happy to bounce back after hard times ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 17:18:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Gujarati actress Vandana Vithlani, who is known for her role as 'Urmila Shah' in "Saath Nibhaana Saathiya", is going to play a prominent role in "Tera Mera Saath Rahe" starring Giaa Manek and Rupal Patel in lead roles.

]]> <![CDATA[ Singaporean rapper Yung Raja pays ode to Rajinikanth in 'Spice Boy' ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 15:30:04 +0530

Singapore, July 30 (IANS) Singaporean rapper Yung Raja revealed his brand-new single "Spice Boy", paying an ode to superstar Rajinikanth.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Bhuj: The Pride of India' director Abhishek Dhudhaiya gives an insight into film's research ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 14:30:12 +0530

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Director Abhishek Dhudhaiya, whose next film "Bhuj: The Pride of India" is based on the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, is also the co-writer of the project. The film tells the story of how 300 women from a village worked hard to build the Bhuj runway, contributing majorly to India's win.

]]> <![CDATA[ Pranati Rai Prakash opens up about her 'Cartel' role ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 14:30:05 +0530

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actress Pranati Rai Prakash has talked about her role in the upcoming web series "Cartel". She describes her character as "motivated" and "emotionally volatile".

]]> <![CDATA[ Akshay Kumar's 'Bell Bottom' to release on Aug 19 ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 12:54:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer spy thriller "Bell Bottom" will now have a theatrical release on August 19.

]]> <![CDATA[ Espionage thriller series 'Panthers' to be Ronnie Screwvala's new foray ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 12:33:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Celebrated film producer Ronnie Screwvala is gearing up to produce his first web series -- Panthers -- a multi-season series espionage thriller.

]]> <![CDATA[ Drashti Dhami: My look in 'The Empire' reflects royalty ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:48:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Drashti Dhami's first look from the upcoming epic period drama "The Empire" was unveiled on Friday. The actress said that it reflects royalty and also allows her to shapeshift into the warrior she can be.

]]> <![CDATA[ Jack Whitehall suffered injury while exercising with Dwayne Johnson ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:51:03 +0530

Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Actor Jack Whitehall dislocated a rib working out with Hollywood star and his "Jungle Cruise" co-star, Dwayne Johnson.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Radhe Shyam' to release on January 14, 2022 ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:42:07 +0530

Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Prabhas starrer period romantic drama "Radhe Shyam" will hit the big screen on January 14, next year.

]]> <![CDATA[ Jamie Lee Curtis says her youngest child is transgender ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:39:03 +0530

Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Actress Jamie Lee Curtis has talked about her transgender daughter and said that she "watched in wonder and pride" as her son became her daughter Ruby.

]]> <![CDATA[ What makes the City of Joy a favourite shooting destination ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:24:06 +0530

Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) The City of Joy is currently busy hosting back-to-back shooting schedules of films with actors from different parts of the nation.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vidya Balan on how each character she portrays teaches her something ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:18:07 +0530

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, who has always wowed the audience with her power-packed performances and strong roles, has opened up about how each character she has portrayed till now has educated and changed something for her.

]]> <![CDATA[ OTT experiments with politically correct content ]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:15:04 +0530

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Politics and Bollywood are a phenomenon in India. Its growing influence on the minds of the people is manifold. The portrayal of political inspired dramas in web series has been the recent flavour on the OTT platforms. As the digital space takes a grip over content, makers are now not shy about approaching the topic as going political on screen is getting a welcome with open arms.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mahesh Babu's first look from 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata' to release on July 31 ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 21:18:03 +0530

Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu recently resumed shooting for his upcoming film "Sarkaru Vaari Paata" (Government's Bid). Now, the makers have announced that the actor's first look from the film will be unveiled on July 31.

]]> <![CDATA[ Hina Khan shares her excitement about movie 'Lines' ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 18:57:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Hina Khan's recent song video 'Baarish' crossed 250 million hits and now her film 'Lines' first song 'Jehlam de dariya' composed by Sufi singer and poet Rohil Bhatia and sung by Yash Chaudhary is out on Zee Music.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sachin Pilgaonkar shares worries on being stereotyped as 'Marathi actor, director' ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 18:51:02 +0530

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Veteran Actor Sachin Pilgaonkar apparently has done more Hindi films then Marathi films, however the actor is often defined as a Marathi actor and director.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Aani Kay Hava 3' unfolds different dimensions of modern couple ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 18:45:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Priya Bapat and Umesh Kamat reprise their roles of Jui and Saket in the third season of Marathi web show 'Aani Kay Hava' (What more do we want). Directed by Varun Narvekar, it is a story of a couple who are trying to keep their relationship fresh after years of marriage.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Maha Samudram' makers release intriguing motion poster ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 18:42:05 +0530

Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Siddharth, Aditi Rao Hydari and Sharwanand starrer bilingual film 'Maha Samudram's' motion poster was released by its makers on Thursday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Randhir Kapoor reveals story behind selection of song 'Ek Radha Ek Meera' ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 17:15:13 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Actor Randhir Kapoor shared some interesting trivia involving his father, the late legendary actor and director Raj Kapoor, when he and Randhir witnessed famous lyricist Ravindra Jain singing the song 'Ek Radha Ek Meera' during a wedding in Delhi.

]]> <![CDATA[ Venu Thottempudi joins cast of Ravi Teja's 'Ramarao On Duty' ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 16:48:07 +0530

Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Seasoned actor Venu Thottempudi, who took a long break from films, has come on board to play an important role in Telugu film 'Ramarao On Duty'.

]]> <![CDATA[ Choreographing Madhuri Dixit 'surreal' experience for Paul Marshal ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 16:45:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Working with Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit on the sets of the dance reality show 'Dance Deewane 3' has been a surreal experience for choreographer Paul Marshal.

]]> <![CDATA[ My relationship with food has evolved over time: Bhumi Pednekar ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:45:06 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) From gaining 12 kgs for her debut film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' to losing all the extra pounds for her next film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' and changing her shape with her each film, actress Bhumi Pednekar is on a long journey with food and healthy diet.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sara Ali Khan looks ravishing in new photoshoot ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:18:03 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan sprinkled monochrome magic with her latest photograph dressed in a gorgeous black bikini top paired with a sarong.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Toofaan' leads the race as Amazon Prime's most watched Hindi film in 2021 (Ld) ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:57:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) In rare instance, OTT platform giant Amazon Prime Video has released data, revealing its highest streaming projects within their launch-weeks so far in this year. Actor Farhan Akhtar's "Toofaan" is on top position as the most watched video within the first week of its release globally.

]]> <![CDATA[ Paras Chhabra reveals why he said 'no' to 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:15:06 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 13' actor Paras Chhabra has revealed why he couldn't take part in the ongoing season of the reality show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' this year.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Toofan' leads the race as Amazon Prime's most watched Hindi film in 2021 ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:03:02 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) In a rare instance, OTT giant Amazon Prime Video has released data, revealing its highest streaming projects within their launch-weeks so far in this year. Actor Farhan Akhtar's 'Toofan' is on top position as the most watched video within first week of its release globally.

]]> <![CDATA[ Pratik Gandhi discovers the many layers of comedy (Ld) ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:57:03 +0530

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Actor Pratik Gandhi, who became an overnight sensation playing Harshad Mehta in the popular series 'Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story', is all set to make the audiences chuckle with his upcoming romantic comedy film 'Atithi Bhooto Bhava'.

]]> <![CDATA[ Anurag Kashyap-produced Malayalam film 'Paka' to premiere at Toronto Film Festival ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:24:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The Malayalam film 'Paka', produced by Anurag Kashyap and Raj Rachakonda, which is the directorial debut for Nithin Lukose - is set to have its world premiere at the 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) from September 9 to September 18.

]]> <![CDATA[ Badshah, Arjun Kanungo join hands for new music show ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:18:09 +0530

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Musicians Lucky Ali, Sonu Nigam, Badshah, Darshan Raval, Benny Dayal and Papon, among many others are all set to create magic with their melodious renditions in an upcoming show titled 'Unacademy Unwind'.

]]> <![CDATA[ Punjabi film 'Jinne Jamme Saare Nikamme' to release on October 22 ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:15:06 +0530

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Binnu Dhillon-starrer Punjabi family entertainer 'Jinne Jamme Saare Nikamme' is all set to release on October 22.