Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ 'Bekhayali' duo Sachet-Parampara to compose for Shahid's 'Jersey' ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 20:50:32 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The music duo of Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur are gearing up to create a score for Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor yet again.

]]> <![CDATA[ Himesh Reshammiya gives Bollywood offer to reality show participants ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 20:33:42 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Composer-singer Himesh Reshammiya has offered two contestants of a singing-based reality show the chance to sing for a Bollywood film.

]]> <![CDATA[ SD Burman's 114th birth anniversary: New-age singers on why his music still matters ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 20:29:50 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sachin Dev Burman, fondly Burman da or Sachin korta to friends and colleagues in his time, passed away in 1975, but the legacy of music he left remains a national treasure. Many new-age singers feel his tunes and style of singing influenced generations after him.

]]> <![CDATA[ On Allu Ramalingaiah's 99th birth anniversary, family inaugurates Allu Studios ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:02:20 +0530

Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) To honour late Telugu actor Allu Ramalingaiah on his 99th birth anniversary, his grandsons -- actors Allu Arjun, Allu Bobby and Allu Sirish -- inaugurated Allu Studios, a largescale property for film shoots.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kajol's quip: 'Is it October already?' ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:01:46 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Kajol cannot believe it is October already, going by her social media post on Thursday.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vishal Dadlani, Neha Kakkar, Himesh back on 'Indian Idol' as judges ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:01:32 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Vishal Dadlani, Neha Kakkar and Himesh Reshammiya are back as judges of the popular reality singing show, Indian Idol.

]]> <![CDATA[ Adam Sandler sports a 'disgusting' beard in new film ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:01:14 +0530

Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Adam Sandler is spotted sporting a beard lately, and the actor reveals the new look is for a basketball flick he is shooting in Philadelphia.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rahul Dev says his latest 'Raat Baaki Hai' is an interesting film with tight plot ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:00:58 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Rahul Dev says his upcoming digital film, Raat Baaki Hai, is all about thrill, drama and a tight plot.

]]> <![CDATA[ Reopening of theatres evokes mixed response in Sandalwood ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:00:45 +0530

Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) A large section of the Kannada film fraternity expressed its happiness over the Union Home Ministry's decision to allow theatres and multiplexes to function with 50 per cent seating capacity from October 15 onwards.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sayani Gupta: Skewed representation of women in cinema ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:55:13 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) 'Four More Shots Please' actress Sayani Gupta feels that portrayal of women in the Hindi mainstream cinema is moving in the right direction, thanks to more women storytellers coming to the forefront and bringing with them a "female gaze" that counters a "male gaze" prevalent for the longest time.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhishek Bachchan's befitting reply to troll asking for hash ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:36:06 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan had a sarcastic retort for a troll asking him if he possesses hash, on his verified Twitter account. This comes at a time when the Narcotics Control Bureau is investigating several Bollywood stars for alleged drug links.

]]> <![CDATA[ How to keep your skin healthy in changing season ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:35:50 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) The COVID-19 pandemic has left everyone to take precautions to avoid the spread. This means that it has become imperative for everyone to wear a mask no matter where they're headed to but there is a problem. Excessive use of face mask may not be good for your skin and one may develop acne. Maskne is one of the biggest skin conditions caused by the constant use of mask

]]> <![CDATA[ Prakash Raj, Kalki Koechlin in Tamil anthology film 'Paava Kadhaigal' ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:35:28 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin has bagged a new Tamil film, titled Paava Kadhaigal.

]]> <![CDATA[ Farhan Akhtar denies hiring Sushant Singh Rajput's cook Keshav ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:35:14 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Farhan Akhtar has denied hiring a former employee of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput at his residence. The actor-filmmaker took to his verified Twitter account on Thursday to refute reports in a section of the media that made such a claim.

]]> <![CDATA[ Chrissy Teigen, John Legend 'in deep pain' after losing baby ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:28:49 +0530

Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) Star couple Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are mourning the loss of their son one month after announcing the news of her pregnancy.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mukesh Khanna set to turn 'Shaktimaan' into a three-film franchise ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:06:15 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Mukesh Khanna, who wowed the Indian audience with the tele-series Shaktimaan in the nineties, is in talks to turn the popular show into a three-film franchise.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Kabir Singh' singer Vishal Mishra recovers from Covid-19 ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:05:45 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Singer Vishal Mishra has recovered from Covid-19, and has urged those who are fighting the virus to stay mentally strong and positive.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kangana Ranaut to resume work after seven months ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:04:00 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut on Thursday travelled down South to finish pending work of her film, Thalaivi.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sushant's friends arrive in Delhi, seek speedy probe ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:03:21 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Citing delay in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput case, the friends of the late actor on Thursday arrived in Delhi to protest and demand a speedy probe.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ananth Mahadevan 'Bittersweet' highlights a shocking truth ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 13:38:04 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Ananth Mahadevan is off to the Busan International Film Festival with his new film, and he has shared what compelled him to make his latest.

]]> <![CDATA[ Spotboy to actors, Yash Chopra's unit stayed at same 5-star: Ex-YRF executive producer ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 13:29:30 +0530 Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The name Mahen Vakil may not automatically ring a bell in the minds of the most ardent Bollywood buffs, but if we told you he was a vital cog in the production of such films as Darr (1993), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Mohabbatein (2000), you would surely do a double take. ]]> <![CDATA[ R. Madhavan: Having a film released on OTT a complete blessing ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:45:51 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) As cinema halls gear up for a cautious reopening amid the ongoing pandemic, actor R. Madhavan feels, given the current scenario, releasing a new film on a streaming platform is a blessing.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rasika Dugal on 'Delhi Crimes' making International Emmys cut ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:45:39 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The web series Delhi Crime has been nominated for International Emmy Awards 2020 and actress Rasika Dugal, who features in the hit show, feels it has won recognition by striking balance between being interesting and sensitive.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vaani Kapoor is 'grateful' the film industry 'is bouncing back' ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 10:06:44 +0530

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Even as the government on Wednesday evening announced its decision to open cinema theatres in a phased manner, several film units have already started shooting amid the new normal.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bollywood is a swamp I want to keep away from: Indian Ocean vocalist Rahul Ram ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 10:05:00 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In his 30th year with Indian Ocean -- one of India's oldest bands, vocalist and bass guitarist Rahul Ram feels that over the past three decades, the band has become the centerpiece of his life. Remembering that in the early days, they hardly managed to get any shows, with only a total of seven in 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994; and earning a grand total of maybe Rs 95,000, he smiles, "So clearly we were doing it for love, and not money. Anywhere we played, people always asked for more. I think that is what has kept us going -- people's admiration and the kind of fun we have been having."

]]> <![CDATA[ Serious Men: Nawazuddin shines in engaging satire (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 ) ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:32:12 +0530

Serious Men (film streaming on Netflix); Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indira Tiwari, Aakshath Das, Nassar, Sanjay Narvekar, Shweta Basu Prasad; Direction: Sudhir Mishra; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ As Dhonis turn web series producers, Sakshi shares inside info ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:31:55 +0530

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his wife Sakshi plan to score in a very different game than cricket. They are foraying into OTT space with a web series.

]]> <![CDATA[ Multiplex Association of India look forward to welcoming back moviegoers ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 23:36:12 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Multiplex Association of India on Wednesday said that they wholeheartedly welcome the Government of India decision allowing cinemas to reopen across the country, starting October 15.

]]> <![CDATA[ B-Town rejoices as cinemas are allowed to open at 50 per cent capacity ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 23:35:45 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities and the film trade expressed joy on Wednesday evening as news spread that the Union Home Ministry has allowed cinemas, theatres and multiplexes to reopen with 50 per cent seating capacity from October 15.

]]> <![CDATA[ Nora Fatehi borrows from Meghan Thee Stallion's lyrics to define herself ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:30:16 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi has borrowed from a song by Meghan Thee Stallion to describe herself.

]]> <![CDATA[ When Vijay Varma out-spammed a spam account ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:29:59 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Social media posts of Bollywood celebrities being flooded with spam comments is nothing new. What is unusual is the way in which actor Vijay Varma has chosen to deal with the situation on Wednesday.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Badla' actor Tony Luke: I believe in versatility ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:29:24 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Tony Luke, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2019 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Badla, says it is his conscious choice to be as different as possible.

]]> <![CDATA[ Suhana Khan: I didn't get my skin lightened, I would never ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:29:01 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Suhana Khan, daughter of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has revealed how she was told she is ugly because of her skin tone since she was 12 years old. Suhana said she has not get her skin lightened, adding that she would never do it.

]]> <![CDATA[ Mom-to-be Teejay Sidhu's has a tip for expecting mothers ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:27:30 +0530

 Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) TV personality Teejay Sidhu, who is currently expecting her third child, has opened up on how she is being called too skinny while being pregnant.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'The Kissing Booth' star Joel Courtney marries 'best friend' Mia Scholink ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:25:05 +0530

Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Teenybopper star Joel Courtney has married his longtime love Mia Scholink.

]]> <![CDATA[ Papon's latest song is an ode to peace ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:24:48 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Singer Papon has unveiled a new track that talks about finding peace when things get difficult.

]]> <![CDATA[ Twitter launches 'Have You Followed' series for entertainment buffs ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:21:23 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Twitter India has come up with a series that features several people from the entertainment industry talking about themselves, their career and more.

]]> <![CDATA[ AIIMS report to CBI: Death time missing in Sushant's autopsy ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:21:04 +0530

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Forensic Department has submitted its report with the CBI in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case and has questioned the absence of the timing of death in the autopsy report and pointed towards the dimly-lit post mortem room at Cooper Hospital, sources said.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tiger Shroff does continuous backflips with ease ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:35:17 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood action star and fitness enthusiast Tiger Shroff has stunned fans once again with his agility. In a new video he posted on Instagram, Tiger pulls off consecutive back flips with ease.

]]> <![CDATA[ Uttarakhand CM Rawat at muhurat of Karanvir Bohra's latest ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:35:04 +0530

Dehradun, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Karanvir Bohra is currently in Uttarakhand for the shoot of his new film, Kutub Minar.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ananya Panday shares first look test pics of 'Khaali Peeli' ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:34:50 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Ahead of hew new release Khaali Peeli, actress Ananya Panday has shared a glamorous throwback to the first look test she gave as her character, Pooja, in the film.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sushant's 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' turns four ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:34:30 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The 2016 blockbuster, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, was released four years ago on this day. The film starring the late Sushant Singh Rajput was a huge hit upon release, and on Wednesday fans took to social media to recall how beautifully the late actor had portrayed the role of the former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the biopic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sidharth Shukla's shoot mode is on ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:34:14 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bigg Boss 13 winner and actor Siddharth Shukla has resumed work, going by his social media post,

]]> <![CDATA[ Urvashi Rautela is a pop diva in new song of 'Black Rose' ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:33:57 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela has turned a pop diva for a promotional song of her upcoming Telugu debut film, Black Rose.

]]> <![CDATA[ Child artiste Myra Singh on bagging show 'Maddam Sir' ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:33:36 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Child actor Myra Singh is all set to join the cast of the popular television show, Maddam Sir. The young star plays a girl who loves singing and wants to pursue the calling in future.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shekhar Suman feels Irrfan's grave is 'unkempt', suggests marble covering ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:33:17 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Shekhar Suman feels the grave of late actor Irrfan Khan looks unkempt. On Wednesday, he suggested a marble covering for the grave on behalf of the film industry along with a loving epitaph.

]]> <![CDATA[ Gurmeet Choudhary, Debina Bonnerjee test Covid positive ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 17:40:19 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Star couple Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee have contracted the Coronavirus.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'The Lion King' to have a follow-up ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 17:40:02 +0530

Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) The Hollywood blockbuster, The Lion King, is set to have a follow-up. Barry Jenkins, who called the shots on the Oscar-winning Moonlight, will direct the film.

]]> <![CDATA[ Akshay Kumar's 'Laxmmi Bomb' to release in Australia, New Zealand, UAE ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 17:39:42 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb has been confirmed for release in Australia, New Zealand and UAE on November 9.

]]> <![CDATA[ Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu clicked twinning in pink ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 17:39:20 +0530

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar on Wednesday treated fans to a rare picture of him with his wife, actress Saira Banu.