Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ 'Chintu Ka Birthday' written during US-Iraq war: Directors ]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:10:04 +0530

Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Writers Satyanshu and Devanshu Singh, whose directorial feature "Chintu Ka Birthday" is set to have a digital release later this week, have shared how they made the film with the help of filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane and comedian Tanmay Bhat.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rakul Preet Singh is a happy vegan ]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:09:41 +0530

Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh says she has been feeling way more lighter since she turned vegan earlier this year.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sonakshi Sinha reveals her post-lockdown wishlist ]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2020 10:48:11 +0530

Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha is looking forward to meeting and partying with friends once the lockdown ends.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bhumi endorses anti-spitting campaign in fight against COVID-19 ]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2020 10:47:45 +0530

Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar has urged all to fight the COVID-19 pandemic through an anti-spitting campaign that aims to educate people. She has reminded that the dreaded novel coronavirus spreads even by spitting.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhilash Thapliyal on short film about mental health during lockdown ]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2020 09:43:54 +0530

Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actor-RJ Abhilash Thapliyal has come up with a short film titled "Thoughts" on mental health during the lockdown, because he feels it is important to talk about the subject at a time when world is facing severe health crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bollywood lyricist Anwar Sagar passes away at 70 ]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2020 09:43:45 +0530

Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Veteran lyricist Anwar Sagar breathed his last at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital on Wednesday afternoon. He was 70.

]]> <![CDATA[ Parineeti Chopra shares her mom's 'lockdown gems' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:30:19 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Parineeti Chopra has shared that her mother Reena is using the lockdown days to paint, and the actress has shared some of her mom's "lockdown gems" in art on social media.


]]> <![CDATA[ Siddhant Chaturvedi unveils 1st look of his song 'Dhoop' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:22:52 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) "Gully Boy" actor Siddhant Chaturvedi has dropped the first look of his song titled "Dhoop".


]]> <![CDATA[ Sharad Kelkar: Marriage played important part in my evolution ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:20:55 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Sharad Kelkar, who has completed 15 years of marital bliss with his wife, TV actress Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar, on Wednesday, says marriage has played a key role in his transformation from "a boy to a man" and has made him more responsible.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sameera: Keeping sane this lockdown is about being more accepting of myself ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:13:09 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress Sameera Reddy says being more accepting of herself is keeping her sane amid lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Himanshi Khurana in video of new song for die-hard romantics ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:10:12 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Singer-composer Marshall Sehgal and former "Bigg Boss 13" contestant Himanshi Khurana have joined hands again for a music video.

]]> <![CDATA[ Hina Khan's 'rainy workout' session ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:07:35 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress Hina Khan doesnt believe in taking a rain check when it comes to working out. So, she stepped out to attend her pilates class despite the rains in Mumbai.


]]> <![CDATA[ Kriti Sanon coaches mom on Punjabi 'hip hop' moves ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:04:44 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Singer-actress Nupur Sanon on Wednesday shared a glimpse of her sister Kriti Sanon dance sessions at home with their mother.

]]> <![CDATA[ Avina Shah's 'concert from my bedroom' for charity ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:02:20 +0530

London, June 3 (IANS) Singer Avina Shah is all set for a late night concert of love songs for charity.


]]> <![CDATA[ Gurmeet Choudhary chants 'Om' mantra to drive away lockdown anxiety ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:01:00 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Gurmeet Choudhary is focussing on mental health and has added meditation to his routine amidst the lockdown.


]]> <![CDATA[ Asim Riaz, Himanshi Khurana tease fans: 'Something really coming soon' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:35:15 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" fame contestants Asim Riaz and Himanshi Khurana are all set to collaborate once again.


]]> <![CDATA[ Emma Watson on #BlackoutTuesday backlash ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:29:12 +0530

Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson has opened up about facing criticism for her tone deaf Black Lives Matter posts, and says she will use her platform to spread awareness about the cause.


]]> <![CDATA[ TV actors unite to promote mental wellbeing within industry ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:17:22 +0530 Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Television actors Tarun Khanna, Vishal Karwal, Rahul Sharma, Ankit Arora, Chetan Hansraj and Pankaj Kalra have come together to create awareness on mental health and promote positive mental wellbeing. ]]> <![CDATA[ Ranjeet grooves to 'Mehbooba mehbooba', Tiger Shroff is amazed ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:16:50 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Veteran actor Ranjeet recently uploaded a video on Instagram, where he's seen dancing along with his daughter to the popular song "Mehbooba mehbooba" from the all-time blockbuster film "Sholay".

]]> <![CDATA[ Casting director Krish Kapur dies in road accident ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:11:28 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Casting director Krish Kapur has passed away in a road accident.


]]> <![CDATA[ QARAN: 'Tareefan' stemmed from my break-up ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:09:33 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Composer-singer QARAN says he found the words for his hit song "Tareefan" while venting frustration after his break-up.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nora Fatehi to donate PPE kits to govt hospitals across India ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:20:09 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress-dancer Nora Fatehi is donating personal protective equipment (PPE) kits to government hospitals and has urged all to pitch in similarly and help the medical fraternity amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vijayendra Kumeria starts his YouTube channel ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:19:24 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Vijayendra Kumeria has launched his YouTube channel, and says he will use the platform to share short films he makes, besides other entertaining videos.

]]> <![CDATA[ Orange is the new swag for Nia Sharma! ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:17:49 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Popular television actress Nia Sharma has opted to paint it orange in a new post on social media.

]]> <![CDATA[ Zareen Khan-starrer LGBTQ+ themed film to release on OTT ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:17:26 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The LGBTQ+ themed upcoming film "Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele " will be released on a digital platform instead of getting a theatrical release, amid the COVID-19 lockdown. The film features Zareen Khan and Anshuman Jha in lead roles.

]]> <![CDATA[ Meera Deosthale-starrer TV show 'Vidya' has a 'COVID-19 death' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:15:35 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) "Vidya", starring Meera Deosthale, is the latest TV show to be terminated during the ongoing lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Anupam Kher launches his website on completing 39 years as actor ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:14:42 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anupam Kher completed 39 years in the film industry on Wednesday and marked the occasion by launching his website,


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Law & Order' spin-off writer fired over controversial posts ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:06:44 +0530

Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf has fired writer Craig Gore from the show's spin-off after the latter made controversial remarks about people protesting in Los Angeles as part of Black Lives Matter movement.


]]> <![CDATA[ Malaika shares her 'various stages of lockdown' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:05:21 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora has shared her various stages of lockdown in a hilarious new post on social media.

]]> <![CDATA[ B'wood wants stricter laws after brutal death of pregnant elephant in Kerala ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:58:37 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to express shock over the inhuman incident where a pregnant elephant was fed with pineapple stuffed with firecrackers in Kerala.


]]> <![CDATA[ Ricky Kej: I create music only on environment, sustainability ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:14:14 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Grammy-Award winning musician Ricky Kej says he only creates music on sustainability as he wants the young generation to be conscious about the environment.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sonali Bendre: I am not my child's friend ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:13:25 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress Sonali Bendre prefers to be a friendly parent than being a friend to her 14-year-old son.

]]> <![CDATA[ How 'Love Aaj Kal' actress Pranati copes with lockdown loneliness ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:12:28 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress Pranati Rai Prakash, who lives alone in Mumbai, has opened up on how she overcame loneliness amid the pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vicky Kaushal: Hoping these first showers only bring joy ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:11:58 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The threat of cyclone Nisarga looms large on the city, but actor Vicky Kaushal is hopeful that the first showers that preceded the cyclone will bring relief and joy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhay Deol takes dig at Indian celebs supporting Black Lives Matter ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:11:36 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol has slammed Bollywood celebrities for not voicing problems in their own country, and coming out to support the enraged Black Lives Matter movement in the US.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kriti Sanon: Miss performing on stage ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:31:31 +0530 Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Amid lockdown, Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon says she misses the energy of performing on stage. ]]> <![CDATA[ Hrithik on Jadoo's extra thumb in 'Koi... Mil Gaya' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:30:46 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan has shared the reason behind alien Jadoo's extra thumb in the much-loved "Koi... Mil Gaya".


]]> <![CDATA[ Neetu Kapoor twins with daughter Riddhima ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:29:04 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Riddhima Kapoor Sahni has been with her mother Neetu Kapoor ever since her father, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, passed away.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sara Ali Khan gorges on 'rajma chawal' to welcome Mumbai rains ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:28:03 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Even as the cyclone Nisarga looms large on Mumbai, actress Sara Ali Khan has been enjoying the city's rains while gorging on homemade "rajma chawal".

]]> <![CDATA[ Tom Cruise to build 'coronavirus-free village' for 'Mission: Impossible' crew ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:26:35 +0530

Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) Hollywood star Tom Cruise is reportedly planning to build a ‘coronavirus-free village for the cast and crew of "Mission: Impossible 7" so that they can complete the shoot of the film without contracting the virus.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ranveer shares his similarities with 'Gully Boy' character Murad ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:25:52 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh has shared why the role of Murad in Zoya Akhtar's directorial "Gully Boy" was a perfect fit for him, saying that the character was an amalgamation of several things that resonated with him.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tochi Raina on his song 'Madari ka bandar' in 'Gulabo Sitabo' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:25:32 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Singer Tochi Raina says his track "Madari ka bandar" in the upcoming digital film "Gulabo Sitabo" is a "quintessential folk song" that comes with contemporary melodies.

]]> <![CDATA[ Madhuri Dixit shares a portrait of 'calm before the storm' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:03:59 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) As cyclone Nisarga approaches Mumbai at a high speed, Madhuri Dixit shared a photo of the calm before the storm, on Wednesday morning.


]]> <![CDATA[ Big B on Nisarga: We shall take it as it comes ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:35:09 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has blogged to share his anxiety about the cyclone Nisarga.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nawazuddin's niece files sexual harassment case against man she identifies as uncle ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:28:57 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's niece has filed a sexual harassment case against a man she has identified as her uncle in her police complaint.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sushmita Sen teases powerful comeback with 'Arya' ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:26:29 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Sushmita Sen is set to make her acting comeback, and she has shared the first glimpse of her fierce avatar in the upcoming web series "Aarya".

]]> <![CDATA[ Twinkle Khanna hoping for 'not too friendly' cyclone ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:21:05 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Author-entrepreneur and former actress Twinkle Khanna is waiting for cyclone Nisarga to come and "give us a wave" here, but she hopes people stay safe.


]]> <![CDATA[ Meera Chopra opens up on being threatened by Jr NTR's fans ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:19:07 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress Meera Chopra has become a target of abusive trolls after she unintentionally irked Telugu star Jr NTR's fans.


]]> <![CDATA[ Anushka Sharma: We should treat animals, plant species with kindness ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:10:24 +0530

Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Bollywood actress-producer and animal lover Anushka Sharma has urged everyone to treat animals and plant species with utmost kindness and equality.


]]> <![CDATA[ Amitabh Bachchan: Mine is a 'somehow managing to exist story' (IANS Interview) ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2020 14:59:29 +0530

New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is tagged as Bollywood's "Shahenshah" but he doesn't think he has a success story. The iconic star says he would describe his journey in showbiz as a "somehow managing to exist story" -- something he is still trying to do.