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Sky Pacific introduces new movie channel

SKY Pacific has introduced a brand new 24-hour Hindi movie channel from today/ The new channel – Star Gold movie channel – will replace B4U Movies on Sky Pacific. Digicel Fiji chief executive officer Mike...

Ajay Devgn to play Phoolan Devi’s assassin

After giving his nod to Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior — a biopic on Tanaji Malusare who served as one of Shivaji’s generals in the 17th century — Ajay Devgn has apparently evinced his interest in another real-life story. It has been heard that the actor is keen on playing Sher Singh Rana, who was convicted...

Alia, Ranbir have decided to get married

Mumbai – The Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor affair is the latest piece of gossip that is raising the excitement among Bollywood fans. And the best part is, there have been interesting developments in the relationship over the past few weeks. It all started with the couple being snapped together a few times, following which...

Jacqueline Fernandez: Salman Khan will always be a friend before anything else

Jacqueline Fernandez’s latest release Race 3 collected around 60 crores at the box office. Directed by Remo D’Souza, the film also stars Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah and Saqib Saleem. Jackie is currently busy with the rehearsals for Salman Khan’s Da-Bangg tour. She is also practising for her performance at a beauty...

Koirala: Fear of losing it all made me appreciate life

Manisha Koirala has found poetry in everyday mundaneness of the world — the sunrise, the grass, the shining stars — and feels more appreciative of life today with every breath she takes. She was diagnosed with the ovarian cancer in 2012 which she successfully overcame. Though difficult, Manisha says the phase, where the fear of...

FIFA 2018: Bollywood’s game plan

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup gets underway we look at who our actor-footballers are rooting for and which team they think could pull off a surprise win… Ranbir Kapoor Sports is a passion for me and I hope football becomes as famous in India as it is in Brazil and Argentina. I’m rooting for...

Bollywood celebrities wish Irrfan speedy recovery

Celebrities like Paresh Rawal, Ayushmann Khurrana and Swara Bhasker among many others have wished a speedy recovery to Internationally acclaimed Indian actor Irrfan Khan, who is currently in treatment for a “rare disease”. Irrfan in March announced he has been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour and that he was going out of the country for treatment....

Ihana Dhillon: Size should not be confused with fitness

Actress Ihana Dhillon says for an actor, size is important but it should not be confused with fitness. The Hate Story 4 actress said this on Thursday while interacting with the media on the occasion of International Yoga Day. Ihana said she has been doing yoga since five years. “I started doing yoga around five...

Sidharth: Moving into my abode a step closer to my perfect home

Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is shifting to a new centrally located abode in Bandra, says it is a step close to his “perfect home” as it will reflect his preference and personality. “It is always exciting to move to a new space. I needed a bigger apartment since my parents often visit me. They say,...

‘Dhadak’ to be dedicated to Sridevi

Actress Sridevi’s sudden demise came as a shock to everyone. Most of all, to her daughter Janhvi, who was on the cusp of following in her footsteps and entering the film industry. Just months later, comes news that warms the heart. Janhvi will have a chance to pay her mother a fitting tribute. Her debut...

Race 3: Race to the nearest exit

In a scene in Race 3, Salman Khan’s character says, “Har kahani ke do pehlu hote hai. Two pehlus.” There are two pehlus to this film too — first, it is atrocious and second, it will mint money at the box-office nonetheless. Khan’s superstardom has reached such a high that even one of his worst...

Paresh Rawal: Ranbir an inspiration to actors

While Ranbir Kapoor has been vocal about how educative it has been to work with Paresh Rawal in Sanju, the veteran actor believes the young star is an inspiration for the new generation. Ranbir Kapoor and Paresh Rawal bring alive the father-son bond of Sanjay Dutt and Sunil Dutt on-screen in the biopic, directed by...

Vivek Oberoi: Actors should take criticism positively

Vivek Oberoi is no stranger to successes and failures and the actor says that in a world where a person is judged instantly, he tries to take criticism positively. Since his debut with Ram Gopal Varma’s Company, Vivek has delivered hits like Saathiya, Masti and Shootout at Lokhandwala, and at the same time faced box-office...

Manushi: I can sense an actor in me

Miss World commitments are keeping Manushi Chillar busy but the beauty pageant winner says she has not shut doors for Bollywood as she believes there is an actor in her. Manushi was crowned Miss World at a grand event in China last year. The coveted title was last won by Priyanka Chopra for India in...

Salman and Ranbir’s dodging game

With Race 3 hitting the theatres before Sanju in June, both Salman Khan and Ranbir Kapoor were pretty excited to promote their films during the IPL final. But promoting the film at the same time would mean greeting each other in public. That is what the two have been avoiding. They have issued strict warnings...

Sonam Kapoor: I’ve never gone for fame or stardom

Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who has completed a decade-long journey in the Hindi film industry, says she chooses good work over fame and stardom. The daughter of actor-producer Anil Kapoor ventured into the world of filmmaking in 2005 as an assistant director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Black. She made her acting debut two years...

Sunny Leone shares the leaked video

A behind the scenes video of the Sunny Leone starrer, Veeramadevi, was leaked a few days ago. The video showed Sunny Leone practising to ride a horse on the sets with a few others. And a few shots of the film too could be seen. The video of the Vadivudayan directed film, immediately went viral...

Paresh Rawal: I think I was destined to play Sunil Dutt

Veteran actor Paresh Rawal, who turned a year older on Wednesday, is all set to essay the role of the late Sunil Dutt in the film Sanju, a biopic of Sanjay Dutt. He feels he was destined to play the role. He says he had once received a letter on his birthday, and it was...

Swara Bhasker: I will never pick a role just because it’s glamorous

She may be playing an ultra-glamorous role in her upcoming movie Veere Di Wedding, but actor Swara Bhasker says she will not compromise on the content of the film even if she is choosing an out-and-out commercial project. The actor, who has been part of critically-acclaimed projects like Nil Battey Sannata and Anaarkali of Aarah,...

Ekta Kapoor: People can’t put me in a box, so they think I am an anomaly

Over the years, Ekta Kapoor has been a prolific producer on Indian television and she’s made some gritty and hard-hitting films like The Dirty Picture (2012), Udta Punjab (2016) and Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016) too. But the kind of TV shows she’s done have been completely different to her choices in cinema. Her TV...

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