Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Netizens troll Ranu Mondal over her make-up ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:44:25 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Internet sensation Ranu Mondal has been met with a string of trolls on social media over the past few days for several reasons.

]]> <![CDATA[ Filmmaker to take 'Jhund' to court for copyright violation ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:43:34 +0530

Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Hyderabad-based filmmaker Nandi Chinni Kumar has sent legal notices to makers of upcoming Hindi movie 'Jhund' and actor Amitabh Bachchan, who is playing the lead role in the film, for copyright infringement.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lucky Ali: If online clicks make you happy, you are a loser ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:42:39 +0530 New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In today's day and age, most artistes are trying hard to stay relevant. For singer Lucky Ali, who has been in the music industry for over three decades, it's all about staying "irrelevant". He says that the number of online views his songs garner don't thrill him. ]]> <![CDATA[ Tara Sutaria: Being trolled is part and parcel of my job ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:41:55 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Budding Bollywood actress Tara Sutaria has often been trolled by the fashion police for her wardrobe, be it her sizzling Diwali saree or the tube top-skirt combo she wore at a recent event.

]]> <![CDATA[ Deepika's witty quip to love-struck fan ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:41:04 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Bollywood couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh celebrated their first wedding anniversary on Thursday, and the spirit of mush seems to have rubbed off on some of their fans, too.

]]> <![CDATA[ Randeep Hooda, Farah Khan come together to discuss cinema trends ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:40:29 +0530

Gurugram, Nov 16 (IANS) Actors Randeep Hooda and Seema Pahwa along with filmmakers Farah Khan, Mansi Jain and actor-producer Anuraag Malhan came together here on Saturday to talk about the trends in Indian cinema.

]]> <![CDATA[ Dimple Kapadia: I am alive and kicking ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:39:48 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Author and former actress Twinkle Khanna was snapped outside a hospital here on Saturday, making many to believe that her mother Dimple Kapadia was hospitalised. When IANS contacted Dimple, the veteran actress laughed away the rumours.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B concerned over future of movie theatres ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:05:30 +0530

Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Expressing concern over the future of movie theatres in the age of digital entertainment, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Friday suggested that films should be released first on big screens and then on online platforms and devices, but cautioned that realistic pricing of tickets and good content were a must to draw people out of their sofas.

]]> <![CDATA[ It's time for family vacation for Kirti Kulhari ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:04:48 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari is enjoying a "short-break" with her family in Bali, and says it is exciting for her.

]]> <![CDATA[ TV actress says junior artiste raped her, left her pregnant ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:03:56 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) A television actress, who has appeared in shows like "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki", "Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand" and "Nach Baliye", has reportedly accused a junior artiste of raping her in a hotel room. She has further alleged that she subsequently got pregnant.

]]> <![CDATA[ Farhan posts pic of 'Toofan' boxing training ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:03:26 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has shared a new training photograph from his upcoming film "Toofan", directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sharad Kelkar says Bhansali's 'Ram-Leela' was a gamechanger for him ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:02:09 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Sharad Kelkar rose to fame with his role in "Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram-Leela" and he could not agree more about that fact. The actor calls the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial a gamechanger for him.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ekta Kapoor: Making 'Nagin' for TV as much fun as 'Broken But Beautiful' for OTT ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:01:16 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor loves balancing her job profile as a producer on different platforms of entertainment, whether it is film, television or web shows. The new season of her unconventional OTT show, "Broken But Beautiful" was fun working on, she says, as is always the case with her popular TV series "Naagin" that has been dubbed regressive by many.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ayushmann decodes real masculinity ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:00:13 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has been redefining the concept of hero and heroism in Bollywood with his choice of roles. The consecutive success of his past seven films, as well as the recognition these films have fetched him, proves that the actor has succeeded to a large extent in changing popular perceptions of on-screen masculinity.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bhumi Pednekar: Ayushmann, I are fortunate on-screen jodi ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 17:59:28 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar says her on screen "jodi" with actor Ayushmann Khurrana, with whom she has worked in hits like "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan" and "Bala", is definitely fortunate.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'House Arrest' is a disgrace from Netflix (Review; Rating: *&1/2) ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 17:58:55 +0530

"House Arrest" (Netflix film); Cast: Ali Fazal, Shriya Palgaonkar, Jim Sarbh; Direction: Shashanka Ghosh & Samit Basu; Rating: *&1/2 (one and a half stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Lata Mangeshkar is doing 'good' ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:33:27 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar is on her way to recovery after being hospitalised for viral chest congestion and is "doing good" on Saturday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tahira Kashyap: Was insecure earlier about Ayushmann's make-out scenes ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:30:52 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Author, filmmaker and cancer survivor Tahira Kashyap says she used to feel insecure while watching make-out scenes of her husband, actor Ayushmann Khurrana, in films, but she has learnt to overcome that feeling.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vaani Kapoor: Insecurity hasn't crept into my life so far ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:22:30 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) She has been around for six years in the glitzy world of Bollywood but has done just four films. Actress Vaani Kapoor seems to be taking it slow and steady in the Hindi film industry. She says insecurity has not crept into her life so far because she believes in giving her 100 per cent dedication to the work she does.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Marjaavaan': Tweeples hail 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram' ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:40:08 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Milap Zaveri's 'Marjaavaan' starring Sidharth Malhotra and Tara Sutaria have received quite a good response at the box office after its grand release on Friday. Fans are bombarding the cinema houses to enjoy the action drama. On the same day, makers of the film include a new song, 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram' just a couple of minutes ago and it is sure to get you all even more excited for the movie.

]]> <![CDATA[ Konkona: Audiobooks are great to exercise imagination ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:35:22 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Konkona Sen Sharma has lent her voice to the audiobook of the Anita Nair's novel "Twin Beds". She feels audiobooks are a new and interesting approach to tap the imagination of people who do not have the patience to read.

]]> <![CDATA[ Dua Lipa meets SRK while in Mumbai ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:32:51 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Pop sensation Dua Lipa met Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan while on her maiden concert trip in Mumbai.

]]> <![CDATA[ Parineeti Chopra to Sania Mirza: Youre real in a sea of fake ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:30:26 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Tennis icon Sania Mirza is "real in a sea of fake" feels Parineeti Chopra.

]]> <![CDATA[ Resist attempts to curb freedom of expression: Shabana ]]> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 13:31:25 +0530

Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Iterating that India has always celebrated pluralism and composite culture, veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Friday declared that any attempt to curb freedom of expression "will be resisted and must be resisted".

]]> <![CDATA[ What it means for lifestyle brands with roots overseas ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:44:05 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANSlife) A panel consisting of CMOs from the top brands will discuss best practices and marketing techniques for lifestyle brands at The Great Lifestyle Brands & Awards. The day-long event held on Thursday will honour remarkable works by premium lifestyle brands and highlight noteworthy trends celebrating some of the most sought-after branding initiatives.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shashi Tharoor: Humour is a big risk in political world ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:42:27 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is giving comedy a shot for the first time, and says embracing stand-up comedy has been an overwhelming experience.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sona Mohapatra's reply to Anu Malik's open letter: go to sex-rehab ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:11:10 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra on Friday came out strongly against composer Anu Malik's open letter defending himself against allegations of sexual molestation, which were first levelled against him by Mohapatra in 2018. Thereafter, singers Neha Bhasin and Shweta Pandit had also accused Malik of sexual harassment.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Marjaavaan': Mush, mayhem & retro mess (IANS Review; Rating: * *) ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:10:35 +0530

"Marjaavaan"; Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh, Tara Sutaria; Direction: Milap Zaveri; Rating: * * (Two stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Aamir Khan's daughter Ira goes viral with new Insta pics ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:10:05 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan is fast turning into a social media sensation. The star kid shared a few pictures on Instagram of her latest photoshoot and the snapshots have already gone viral.

]]> <![CDATA[ Feast on Alia Bhaat, Salmaan Paan, Shahrukh Naan & KatRahiHaiNa Salad! ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:09:40 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Bollywood buffs can now have slice of Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan -- literally!

]]> <![CDATA[ Shekhar Ravjiani pays Rs 1,600 for three egg whites ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:46:59 +0530

Ahmedabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Singer-composer Shekhar Ravjiani has been charged a whopping Rs 1,672 for three egg whites at a luxurious hotel here in Gujarat.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rani Mukerji: 'Mardaani 2' has an important social message ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:46:32 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Rani Mukerji is all geared for "Mardaani 2", which she hopes that the entire nation watches as it is inspired by some very disturbing true events. The actress says the film has an important social message.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ranveer, Deepika visit Golden Temple on wedding anniversary ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:46:10 +0530

Amritsar, Nov 15 (IANS) As they completed a year of marriage, star couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone visited the Golden Temple to seek blessings.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lata Mangeshkar is doing 'much better' ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:42:26 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar is on her way to recovery after being hospitalised for viral chest congestion.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sachin-Jigar join hands with Shalmali Kholgade again ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:41:47 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) After working on the track "Don't be shy again" from the film "Bala", composer duo Sachin-Jigar have once again collaborated with singer Shalmali Kholgade.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Bigg Boss 13': 'Vanilla' Asim Riaz turns 'angry young man' ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:40:15 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Jammu-born model Asim Riaz has turned out to be the ultimate poster boy on season 13 of the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss".

]]> <![CDATA[ Katy Perry parties with B-Town as Karan Johar plays host ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:08:32 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Ahead of Katy Perry's performance here on Saturday, filmmaker Karan Johar hosted a star-studded bash for the international pop singer at his residence last night.

]]> <![CDATA[ Karanvir Bohra, Teejay to launch organic energy bars ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:07:08 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Actor Karanvir Bohra along with wife Teejay are set to launch their organic energy bars called Superbarz.

]]> <![CDATA[ Arjun Mathur on how 'Made In Heaven' changed his life ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:06:41 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Actor Arjun Mathur has been in the industry for over 12 years. He has been a part of films such as "Luck by Chance" and "My Name is Khan", but it was Zoya Akhtar directorial web show "Made In Heaven" that made him talk of the town earlier this year.

]]> <![CDATA[ Hrithik Roshan: My mother watched 'Super 30' 9 times in theatre ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:06:06 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan and math wiz Anand Kumar finally found time to get together to celebrate the success of the film "Super 30". The biopic released in July, has Hrithik playing out the life of Anand Kumar.

]]> <![CDATA[ Digangana Suryavanshi: Music videos have more creativity ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:38:53 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Digangana Suryavanshi has done TV shows and movies, but she feels that music videos have more creativity.

]]> <![CDATA[ Israeli musician Eliezer Botzer: India is part of our journey ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:38:13 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Israeli music artiste Eliezer Cohen Botzer has visited multiple Indian cities and is thankful to the country for its warmth. He is back in India with new music, a song titled "On my way", with Indian singer Lucky Ali.

]]> <![CDATA[ Anu Malik: I'm in a dark space ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:36:51 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Singer-composer Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual harassment by some of the women singers, on Thursday opened up about "false and unverified allegations" that were levelled against him. He says he is in pain and in a dark space, and has demanded justice.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Motichoor Chaknachoor': Humour in a time warp (IANS Review; Rating: * * & 1/2) ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:35:22 +0530

"Motichoor Chaknachoor"; Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Athiya Shetty; Direction: Debamitra Biswal; Rating: * * & 1/2 (two and a half stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ SRK vouches for hard work above all for success ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:30:28 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently hosting the second season of "TED Talks India Nayi Baat", has shared his success mantra on the show.

]]> <![CDATA[ A Gaurav Gupta bride is liberated with sense of elation, rhythm ]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:54:58 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Gaurav Gupta is one of the few designers in the county who offers up-to-date and chic bridal ensembles. They are contemporary, stylish and guess what, they can be worn often and not just heirlooms to be put into storage after your big day.

]]> <![CDATA[ Music may reduce cardiac stress while driving: Study ]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:54:08 +0530

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 13 (IANS) Stress while driving is a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease and sudden cardiac complications such as heart attack, but now researchers have found that listening to music while driving can reduce cardiac stress.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shashi Tharoor takes to stand-up comedy ]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:53:06 +0530

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is all set for a new role in life. The former diplomat, who has been a successful author and whose rich English vocabulary often has people scurrying for the dictionary, is now in the mood to give stand-up comedy a shot.

]]> <![CDATA[ Pizza Hut launches new fun ad campaign with Bhuvan Bam ]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:52:00 +0530

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Pizza Hut on Thursday launched its first ad campaign with popular YouTuber Bhuvan Bam.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sexually aggressive people watch porn more: Study ]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:49:55 +0530

London, Nov 14 (IANS) Although pornography is connected with sexual aggression over time, but researchers have found that porn use could not predict sexual aggression, as people reported with sexually aggressive tendencies were more likely to watch a lot of pornography.