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Dia Mirza to attend UNGA as UN Advocate for Sustainable Development

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UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador and SDG advocate Dia Mirza has been at the forefront of all the important conversations around climate change and global warming and has been leading by example. Taking her consistent efforts a notch higher with an aim to implement change and inspire billions of people around the world to change their lifestyles, she will play a key role in one of the most important UN conferences this year. Apart from being a speaker at the Climate Action Summit, Dia will also spend time with the Secretary-General of the UN to highlight issues in India and possible solutions to them. She will also interact with the Queen of Belgium, young leaders like Greta Thunberg, and global decision-makers. The Climate Change Summit, which is to be held in New York from 21st to 23rd September, will host prominent leaders, change agents and influencers to stimulate conversations and execute policies that will showcase a leap in collective national political ambition. These develo..
                 

Junaid Khan joins sister Ira Khan's theatre play Euripides’ Medea

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Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan recently announced her unconventional directorial debut with a theatre production, Euripides’ Medea. The 21-year-old will begin her journey with her directorial work and has finally announced the cast of the play. The play includes her brother Junaid Khan. Junaid will be headlining the project and Ira will direct her brother. The official Instagram account of the play finally made the announcement but is yet to announce the exact roles of the cast. Earlier this week, it was revealed that Hazel Keech would also be a part of the play.   View this post on Instagram   You met Medea, now meet the rest of our cast! @iamvarunpatel @helivyas_official @nupurabhaskar @shampagopikrishna999 @rohini_rema_raja @divyeshvijayakar @indian_directographer @thenolanlewis @sehuhegde @hazelkeechofficial @viraagidurga . . . @khan.ira @nautankisaproduction #nautankisaproduction #presentedbyentropy #entropy #irakhan #medeatheplay #medea #g..
                 

Singers Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu and Udit Narayan asked to cancel their concert organised by a Pakistani National

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The Federation of Western India Cine employees (FWICE) have requested singers Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu and Udit Narayan to cancel their upcoming 'Throwback 90's' concert. The concert is scheduled to take place in the US in November. Allegedly, the event is being organised by a Pakistani man. The FWICE in its letter stated, “FWICE holds the dignity of our country of paramount importance and it has time and again informed the members of the film fraternity to abstain from associating with a Pakistani National in any platform of cultural or professional activities in Pakistan or in any part of the world.” The film body requested the singers not to throw open any ground for disharmony and displeasures. "Needless to add here that you all are acclaimed singers of India and have garnered enormous people from this country. Guess you would reciprocate the same sentiments with your countrymen and not throw open any ground for disharmony and displeasures arising out of any adverse eventuality in ..
                 

Sunil Grover rubbishes rumours of returning to The Kapil Sharma Show

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Ever since Sunil Grover broke out of The Kapil Sharma Show after a rather unpleasant (and not very secret) tiff with Kapil Sharma, their equation is a much-discussed topic. They both later showed enough cordiality towards each other but we never saw them working together again. Not long ago, a tweet posted by Sunil caught out eyes and led many to assume whether he was returning to Kapil's show. The comedian, however, has dismissed the rumours. In a recent interview, he said that there was no such possibility, and neither did his tweet hint at anything like that. He also admitted that the baseless rumours irritated him, and he himself would reveal if any such development ever took place. Everything is going to come. Nothing is going to stay forever . So Just have gratitude. That is the key. And yes, laugh a lot. ???? baaki ... mere husband mujhko... — Sunil Grover (@WhoSunilGrover) September 15, 2019 A few days back, Sunil took to Twitter and wrote, 'Everything is going to come. Noth..
                 

BREAKING: Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer War gets a U/A certificate from the censor board

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Actors Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff will soon be seen in the action-packed film War. The film is touted as the biggest action entertainer ever produced by Bollywood.  In the film, Hrithik and Tiger will be seen waging a war against each other and it seems like the makers have pulled all stops to make this massive showdown a never seen before action spectacle. The film which is scheduled to be released in two weeks has been cleared by the Censor Board with a U/A (universal adult) certificate. The film has been approved with a runtime of 2 hours and 35 mins (155 mins). War has been produced by Yash Raj Films. The production company has left no stone unturned in the making of the film. YRF roped in one of the biggest action directors from Hollywood, Paul Jennings, to design jaw-dropping, never seen before action sequences.  This is Paul’s first Bollywood film and he has previously worked in big-budget Hollywood action spectacles like The Dark Knight, San Andreas, Jack Reacher, Game of..
                 

Chhichhore: Shraddha Kapoor is all praise for Sajid Nadiadwala for believing in the film

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Shraddha Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput's Chhichhore is going great guns. It collected Rs 100 crore at the box office with ease, and the buzz is not anywhere close to dying down. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the film will take you for a nostalgic trip down the memory lane, to your college days. Shraddha, who probably relived those golden days too, is all praise for producer Sajid Nadiadwala, who believed in the film's vision and backed it wholeheartedly. "The fact that he believed in a film like Chhichhore is amazing and the fact that he has backed a film like Chhichhore which is a story with a message and it has a director whose story it is. So I think it's amazing that he backed a film like this and I think that Chhichhore is one of those rare films. A lot of people said that it's one of the best films of recent times. It's amazing that Sajid sir saw that and he backed it. Baaghi 3 is my third film with Sajid sir and he is an amazing producer. I think that he really gives the directo..
                 

Filmmaker Shyam Ramsay of Ramsay brothers passes away at 67 

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Director Shyam Ramsay, one among the seven Ramsay brothers, passed away early on Wednesday morning. He was 67-years-old. Reportedly, the filmmaker was suffering from pneumonia from the past couple of days. His nephew Amit Ramsay confirmed the news of his death. Shyam Ramsay is survived by his two daughters, Sasha and Natasha. The Ramsay brothers were synonymous to horror films in Bollywood during the 70s and 80s. Shyam Ramsay along with his brother Tulsi Ramsay had directed horror movies like Veerana, Purani Haveli, Bandh Darwaza, and Tahkhana among others. Shyam and Tulsi also pioneered the genre on TV by coming up with the first horror series. Meanwhile, Tulsi Ramsay had passed away in December last year. The 77-year-old filmmaker had complained of chest pain, however, by the time he was taken to the hospital, he was declared dead...
                 

WHAT? Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has no idea what Prassthanam is!

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Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Dulquer Salmaan starrer The Zoya Factor will clash at the box office with Sanjay Dutt starrer Prassthanam. The press show for The Zoya Factor was held last night and both the films have been in talks for their respective plotlines. Sanjay Dutt has been promoting Prassthanam with his wife, Maanayata Dutt who happens to be the producer of the film. During the press show, when Sonam Kapoor Ahuja was asked about the box office clash with Passthanam, her immediate reaction was, “What is Prassthanam?” When she was informed about the film starring Sanjay Dutt and Manisha Koirala, she said, “Okay, congratulations. I hope it does well. Ya, I hope it does well. Ours is a small film and that's Sanjay Dutt sir.” As surprising as it sounds, with the kind of promotions going on and off-screen for Prassthanam, we wonder how Sonam was unaware of it. Both films, Prassthanam and The Zoya Factor, are slated to release on September 20. Also Read: When Dulquer Salmaan and Anand Ahuj..
                 

Armani Exchange introduces Kartik Aaryan as their new brand ambassador for A|X watches

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Armani Exchange is pleased to announce a collaboration with Kartik Aaryan for its Fall 2019 watch campaign. The current favourite of Bollywood will represent selected styles of Armani Exchange watches through 2020. The A|X Armani Exchange Fall 2019 watch collection features high-impact designs, enlivened by strong tones of white, black, electric blue and khaki. The new collection will be available on armaniexchange.com as well as in select department stores globally and at Armani Exchange stores all over the world. Meanwhile, on the work front, Kartik Aaryan has many projects in the pipeline starting with Pati Patni Aur Woh which is scheduled to release later this year. This will be followed by Aaj Kal, Dostana 2 and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. ALSO READ: Kartik Aaryan set to own Valentine’s Day 2020 with #AajKal as Ayushmann Khurrana’s Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan shifts to March..
                 

Tiger Shroff performs a one-shot action sequence of 2.5 minutes in WAR 

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Tiger Shroff who is hailed as the 'Youngest Action Star' has left no stone unturned to justify how truly deserving he is of this title.    The actor, who is all ready to set the silver screen on fire with his upcoming film War performed an action sequence which also happens to be his introduction scene in an applaud worthy two and a half minutes. To add to the thrill the actor has performed the entire 2.5-minute sequence in just one shot.  With a literal wall breaking entry that also features in the trailer, Tiger Shroff is bound to turn some heads in the film for his spectacular performance and on-point facial expressions to go with it.  The audience is eagerly awaiting to see the actor packing a punch once again with War and are immensely proud that an Indian actor is doing what a big-budgeted Hollywood actioner delivers. The action star has repeatedly been known to acknowledge how action films have given him an identity and how he enjoys doing them. The talented actor works re..
                 

Sonali Bendre raises awareness among patients on World Patient Safety Day

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Over a year back, actor Sonali Bendre was diagnosed with metastatic cancer. The news came across as a rude shock, and we soon had her flying off to New York for treatment. Through her battle with cancer, Sonali not only put up a great show of bravery but did her best to uplift others suffering from the same dreadful disease. Days after she is back home from NY and is slowly moving towards becoming cancer-free, Sonali is still doing her bit to raise awareness. As she headed for a scan at the hospital, the actor shared with us a piece of important statistics. "Did you know that upto 4 out of 10 patients are harmed in primary and ambulatory care settings? It's so so important to have clear policies, skilled healthcare professionals, and patient awareness to ensure safety in healthcare," she wrote, informing us that today was World Patient Safety Day, an annual initiative by World Health Organisation. This year's theme, as declared by WHO, is 'Speak Up for Patient Safety.'   ..
                 

Chunky Panday opens up about daughter Ananya Panday's fake university admission controversy

2 days ago  
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Actor Chunky Panday'a daughter Ananya Panday, who debuted in Bollywood with Student Of The Year 2, recently found herself amid a rather hurtful controversy when a part of netizens claimed that she was faking her admission at USC. Chunky, in a recent interview, has now opened up on how the entire fiasco affected his daughter psychologically. The actor said that Ananya took it as sportingly as possible but inside, she was shaken. She initially chose to remain silent but he convinced her to speak, since Ananya herself was the only person who could clarify the truth! The incident happened in June this year. In a rather long Instagram post, Ananya also said how the rumours were affecting her family and friends. "As I've stated earlier, I was accepted by Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC for a major in Communication in the Spring 2018 semester. But since I was shooting for my first film and the release date later got pushed, I had to request for a deferral (which mean..
                 

Zaira Wasim misses out on the golden moment of her career

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Zaira (Secret Superstar) Wasim’s not-so-secret decision to quit cinema couldn’t have been more ill-timed. Just when her starrer The Sky Is Pink is gathering global glory Zaira has walked away from her promising career. She was sorely missed at the Toronto International Film Festival where the film premiered on 13 September. Sources say the director Shonali Bose made every effort to get Zaira to Toronto for the big moment in her career. “But Zaira has made up her mind. She has turned her back on Bollywood and cinema completely. There will be no exceptions. The director Shonali Bose who is very close to Zaira did her best to persuade Zaira. But she was barely reachable in Kashmir where she lives,” says a source. There were repeated inquiries about Zaira’s absence at the TIFF. Even if Zaira stays away from what is rightfully her moment of glory, no one can snatch the moment away from her. Also Read: “My heart is heavy as the sky is dark over India’s democracy,” writes filmmaker Shonali B..
                 

Shershaah: Sidharth Malhotra didn't have time to recover after bike accident in Kargil

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Sidharth Malhotra has been working on his next film Shershaah which is a biopic on Captain Vikram Batra. The actor and the entire crew has been shooting in Kargil for a while now. As it turns out, the actor had suffered injuries from a bike accident while shooting in Kargil. One of the days after the shoot, Sidharth Malhotra and co-actor Shiv Pandit ventured off on bikes when Shiv lost his balance and slipped off his bike. Sidharth, who was driving behind him, had to apply brakes immediately due to which his bike skidded and they suffered injuries. Nothing major occurred since they were wearing helmets and safety gears. But, Sidharth did have leg and hand injuries. Both Shiv and Sidharth were taken to the army hospital. Since it was shoot day and with a crew of 150 people in the attendance, Sidharth Malhotra shot on Sunday and Monday was his day of rest. The actor had to shoot a pivotal scene for which a huge set was built. Speaking of his accident, the actor said such accidents happe..
                 

Prabhas to launch first look of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film on PM Narendra Modi

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A special feature, Mann Bairagi is the latest offering by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s production, that is based on an untold story from the life of our Prime Minister which has not been in the public domain so far. The film is produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahaveer Jain and is written & directed by Ssanjay Tripaathy. The makers feel that in the life of any great achiever there is a defining moment and Mann Bairagi is all about that. It has been made with utmost honesty and sincerity. “What interested me in the story was it’s universal appeal and message. The story was very well researched and the turning point of our PM’s life, as a young man, really intrigued me. I felt that it’s a story that is unheard of and needs to be told”, said Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Director Ssanjay Tripaathy is certain that this film will touch a chord with everyone. He says, “For me, it's a human interest story about the self-discovery of a person who went on to become such a strong leader..
                 

Ayushmann Khurrana is overjoyed as Dream Girl shines at the box office

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It's a dream run for Dream Girl at the box office! Ayushmann Khurrana's latest release is only getting stronger, besides being widely loved by the critics and audience alike. And why not? With all his recent releases, Ayushmann has proven himself worthy of all the praise. After a successful first weekend at the box office, the actor is all hearts for the audience. He says such response indeed motivates him to make good film choices. "It has been a fantastic weekend for Dream Girl and I’m thrilled with the response and love. The era of good content in here and audiences want to see the most disruptive, different content in every genre. I’m glad that people are connecting with the kind of cinema that I’m doing and it only motivates me to be more brave with my film choices,” the actor said in a statement. His previous release, Anubhav Sinha's Article 15, was a hard-hitting social drama, proved to be another success. Even prior to that, his comedy drama Badhaai Ho and crime thriller Andha..
                 

Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur features as the only Indian film in The Guardian's Best 100 films of the century

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British daily The Guardian recently came up with a list of 100 Best Films of the 21st century. Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur is the only Indian film present in the list, and has bagged the 59th position. Kashyap took to Instagram to share the list, while also mentioning that he was honoured but didn't agree to the entire list. "So many films which are my favourites can’t be below my film.. and “the Dark Knight” deserves to be way up. The number 1 film in the list I totally agree with. That’s my absolute favourite of the 21st century," he wrote.   View this post on Instagram   Guardian’s list of 100 best film of 21st century . Proud to be here but this wouldn’t be my list.So many films which are my favourites can’t be below my film.. and “the Dark Knight” deserves to be way up. The number 1 film in the list I totally agree with. That’s my absolute favourite of the 21st century. Here is the list https://www.theguardian.com/film https://www.t..
                 

Deepika Padukone launches her first lecture series on mental health

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Deepika Padukone was one of the firsts in Bollywood to stir a conversation around mental health. She did not hesitate to open up on her own battle with depression and kept harping on the importance of shedding taboos surrounding mental health all these years. Four years after she launched The Live Love Laugh Foundation, Deepika launched a series of lectures, on Sunday. "The lecture series is to invite people from different profession from various parts of the world. Most importantly the people who are passionate about mental health and have us to talk about their journey and experience," she said. Deepika's foundation works towards ending stigma around mental illness, connecting patients to professionals and providing answers to general queries around mental health. "I think the conversation has really opened up and there is less stigma [about mental health] then there used to be four years ago, but certainly we have a long way to go in terms of awareness and that's why we really need..
                 

Alia Bhatt paired with Ram Charan, British actress for NTR Jr

3 days ago  
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Here is news about everyone’s favourite Alia Bhatt and her eagerly-awaited role in S S Rajamouli’s RRR. What is Alia playing in RRR? Well we can tell you with certainty that she is cast opposite Ram Charan and not the film’s other leading man NTR Jr. Says an informed source, “Alia is cast opposite Ram Charan. It is a small role with just a handful of scenes.” What about NTR Jr? “Oh, his character falls in love with a British woman. So his heroine would be a firangi,” informs the source. Rajamouli is now looking at casting the foreigner actresses in Bollywood. “He is looking at talented actresses in Britain. They’ve so far not been able to zero in on the correct actress. Or rather, no known British actress is willing to fly down to Hyderabad. They might have heard of Rajamouli after Baahubali. But they certainly don’t know who the others in RRR are,” says the source. As the clock ticks by, the desperation to find the right British actress grows. Maybe Aamir Khan who worked with British..
                 

Bhushan Kumar And Anubhav Sinha begin their long-term association starting with Taapsee Pannu's Thappad

3 days ago  
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The czar of the entertainment industry – Bhushan Kumar is continuously expanding his film universe by churning out movies that are not only high on the entertainment quotient but are also content-driven. And now the excitement at his production house T-Series has gone up by several notches as the baron of movies has joined hands with the maverick filmmaker – Anubhav Sinha to mark the beginning of a long-term filmmaking association. Having collaborated with the filmmaker earlier over the biggest musical blockbuster - Tum Bin and the music of his films, Bhushan Kumar and Anubhav Sinha already share a warm professional camaraderie and with their new association the duo hopes to bring their collective strengths together and make films that are not only thought-provoking and poignant but entertaining as well. The first film that will mark the beginning of their long-term association is Thappad; a film that aims to explore the very basis of a man-woman relationship and gender equality, thro..
                 

Exclusive: Prasthanam star Sanjay Dutt reveals his fitness secret

3 days ago  
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At 60, Sanjay Dutt can give young actors a run for their money when it comes to being fit and fabulous. The recently released trailer of Prasthanam is an evidence of the actor's unmatched flexibility, which age can't quite defy. But no good thing happens until you put in plenty of efforts. In an exclusive conversation with Bollywood Hungama, Dutt revealed the secret to his enviable fitness. "I think we all have to go to the gym and be on a proper food regime to stay fit. I eat boiled food. I eat six small meals a day, I go to the gym. But I've to get to kick in properly at the gym now", he answered when asked how did he manage to be fit always. Now you know what to do, if you're struggling to find your way to fitness! Prasthanam, a Hindi remake of the Telugu flick with the same name, will have Dutt playing a politician i.e. Baldev Pratap Singh. The film revolves around a politician and his two sons amid a political backdrop, set in Lucknow. Ali Fazal, who plays one of Dutt's sons, is ..
                 

EXCLUSIVE: John Abraham approached for Mohit Suri’s Ek Villain 2

4 days ago  
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Filmmaker Mohit Suri has approached John Abraham for Ek Villain 2. According to a source, John liked the narration and will sign papers shortly. Other cast and crew members are being finalised. An official announcement of the project will be made soon and the film will go on floors early next year. Ek Villain 2 will be a sequel to the 2014 film starring Riteish Deshmukh, Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor. Ek Villain was an action thriller that narrated the tragic love story of Guru (Sidharth Malhotra) and Aisha (Shraddha Kapoor). Sidharth Malhotra played the role of a gangster in the film, who has a change of heart when he falls in love with Shraddha Kapoor. Meanwhile, Riteish Deshmukh plays a serial killer in the film. Mohit Suri who directed the first part will be making the sequel as well. The makers have not let out any more details regarding the film. Meanwhile, John Abraham who was last seen in the film Batla House will next be seen in Anees Bazmee’s comedy film Pagalpanti. ..
                 

Bharti Singh reveals that Kapil Sharma has stopped partying, drinking and smoking post marriage

4 days ago  
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Comedian Bharti Singh is all praise for friend and colleague Kapil Sharma. She said that she is happy about his return to TV as his show helps many people run their households. In a recent interview, while talking about Kapil Sharma, Bharti Singh said that every person goes through a dull phase or tough times, but she is glad that he bounced back with full force. She said that his comeback was much needed. She also said that people have bought big cars, houses by doing shows with him. Kapil Sharma got married to his childhood sweetheart Ginni in December 2018. The couple is currently expecting their first baby. Talking about his marriage, Bharti said that he has changed a lot after marriage. She said that Kapil used to party a lot earlier, but he has stopped doing it after getting married. Bharti also revealed that Kapil has stopped drinking, smoking and eats home-cooked food. The comedian wraps up shoot by max 10-10:30 pm and heads straight home to spend time with his wife Ginni. Als..
                 

Kareena Kapoor Khan reveals that Veere Di Wedding 2 will be made soon

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Actors Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja recently had a screen reunion on the dance reality show Dance India Dance. While Kareena is one of the judges on the show, Sonam was there to promote her upcoming film The Zoya Factor along with co-star Dulquer Salmaan. The two actresses were last seen together on screen for the 2018 film Veere Di Wedding. The two actresses are not just colleagues but share a great friendship. Kareena and Sonam are often spotted together with their girl gang when they are not busy shooting. On the show, Kareena Kapoor while talking about Sonam Kapoor and working on Veere Di Wedding said, “She is a caring, soft-hearted and thoughtful girl. We had a blast shooting on the set. It is the only reason we want to do Veere Di Wedding 2.” Kareena Kapoor took the opportunity to announce that Veere Di Wedding 2 will soon be made. Veere Di Wedding that released in 2018 is the story of four friends who walk together on the path of self-discovery after they arrive t..
                 

Arjun Kapoor reveals his intention behind ‘Arjun Recommends’

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Actor Arjun Kapoor is a self-confessed cinephile and has been passing on his recommendations to his fans and followers. Over the past month, the Ishaqzaade actor has been giving show and movie recommendations every Friday through his Instagram handle. He calls this segment, Arjun Recommends. What started as a general Instagram post has become a digital property, courtesy its popularity among his fans. The actor while talking to a tabloid said that Arjun Recommends is his attempt to bring together like-minded people who love to watch clutter-breaking content. The actor who prefers to discover great shows sitting at home over going to a party said that the platform allows him to engage with people across India and understand the movies and shows that work for them. He wants to develop this into a platform that will encourage people to discuss the good content available on the Internet. With OTT platforms providing a wide range of content, the actor believes that we are witnessing a peri..
                 

Ali Fazal to leave for London for Death on The Nile, speaks on the project

5 days ago  
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The young Ali Fazal is rapidly acquiring an international stature in Great Britain where he co-starred with, ahem, Dame Judi Dench in the well-received pseudo-historical Victoria & Abdul in 2017. Ali, who will next be seen in the Sanjay Dutt project Prasthanam, is now a pivotal part of the new Agatha Christie adaptation Death On The Nile. “I don’t know how these wonderful things are happening to me and my career. But they are. I leave for shooting in a few days. After that I will be in England for the next 75 days,” says Ali excitedly and tad nervously. He can’t believe he will be working with some of the most distinguished names in the British and American film industry. “The director Kenneth Branagh is a legend. His Shakespearean adaptations are a testimony to his greatness. And now he’s directing an Agatha Christie adaptation. My mother and I have been Agatha Christie aficionados for as long as I can remember.” Ali is dazzled by the array of his co-stars in the film. “There is ..
                 

National Award-Winning Director accuses makers of Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Bala of copyright violation

5 days ago  
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National Award-winning director Praveen Morchhale, has filed a case against Maddock Films and writer Niren Bhatt in the Bombay High Court under the Copyright Act 1957, alleging that the story of their upcoming film, the Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Bala, sounds similar to the screenplay he has written and narrated to several people in the industry. Bala is a satirical comedy about premature balding. Praveen has said that this was an idea he had conceived in 2015. The filmmaker claims to have worked on the story for two years and also registered the story with the Film Writers’ Association (FWA) in 2007. Praveen Morchhale is the director of the film Walking With The Wind. The film bagged three National Awards in 2017. While talking to a media house, the director said that he had compiled information from various sources and arrived at the conclusion that the film Bala is very similar to his story and screenplay. Praveen has narrated his script to several people in the industry. However, ..
                 

Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput invited by Giorgio Armani for Milan Fashion Week 2019

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Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput are a pretty stylish couple. While the actor has a comfy yet chic style, Mira follows both modern and ethnic styles and often impresses the netizens with her fashion statement. Now, the couple has been specially invited by international designer Giorgio Armani for the Milan Fashion Week 2019. Last year, it was Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja graced the Milan Fashion Week for the same designer. This time, Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput are invited as the guests for the launch of the Giorgio Armani Achkan Collection. Meanwhile, on the work front, Shahid Kapoor recently gave a double century with Kabir Singh. He is yet to announce his next film but rumour has it that he has signed Jersey remake. ALSO READ: Shahid Kapoor can’t stop praising Mira Kapoor for her support and we’re in awe!..
                 

Ayushmann Khurrana says that star kids have their own troubles

6 days ago  
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Actor Ayushmann Khurrana made his Bollywood debut in 2012 with the film Vicky Donor. The actor was praised for his acting and for making a bold choice with his debut film. The actor has played a variety of roles over the years and has been lauded for his choice of scripts. He even won the National Award this year for his performance in the film Andhadhun, where he plays a blind pianist. Ayushmann  Khurrana comes from a non-filmy background and made his way up in the industry without any godfather. With several star kids making their debut in recent years and some gearing up to make their debut, the nepotism wave refuses to die down. When Ayushmann was asked about whether nepotism prevails in the industry and whether star kids get it easy as opposed to someone like him, he said that if you are talented you will get your due. The Bareilly Ki Barfi actor feels that this is the best phase and the best career to be on the list. He said that even star kids have their own troubles. He thinks..
                 

"Taking on Nach Baliye has been the right decision for me", Raveena Tandon

6 days ago  
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While many of her contemporaries from the 1990s are struggling to re-invent themselves Raveena Tandon is very comfortable balancing out the various roles in her life. Her latest passion is to play judge on the dance competition Star Plus’ Nach Baliye And Raveena is having a ball. “It’s great fun to see all these talented couples giving so much of themselves to the dance floor. It’s very inspiring,” She has always enjoyed dancing, “My favourite dance partner in the movies was Govinda. We’ve done blockbuster songs like ‘Kisi Disco Mein Jaayen’ (Bade Miyan Chote Miyan) and ‘Ankhiyon Se Goli Mare’ (Dulhe Raja).” Raveena feels dancing is therapeutic for her. “It is the best stressbuster and I enjoy dancing with my children at home.” According to sources at Star Plus Nach Baliye this season has registered tremendous TRPs, much higher than other seasons. They attribute this escalation to Raveena’s presence. “I don’t know about this. But I do know that taking on Nach Baliye has been the right..
                 

Boney Kapoor to remake Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Badhaai Ho in Tamil

6 days ago  
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Produced Boney Kapoor recently ventured into the Tamil industry with Nerkonda Paarvaai, a remake of the Hindi thriller PINK starring Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu among others. The remake, starring superstar Ajith in lead role, was a prominent success. Moving on, Kapoor now plans to remake Ayushmann Khurrana’s well-appreciated film Badhaai Ho as well. Directed by Amit Sharma, Badhaai Ho also starred Sanya Malhotra, Gajraj Rao and Neena Gupta in pivotal roles. Revolving around a family wherein a middle-aged woman accidentally conceives a child again, the film had many layers to it and was loved by the audience and the critics alike. The remake will be jointly produced by Kapoor and Dil Raju. The makers are yet to zero on the final cast. If all goes well, then the project will go on floor and release, both in 2020. Earlier, Kapoor also announced an official remake of Ayushmann’s critically acclaimed film Andhadhun. The film is presently in progress. Producer Thiagarajan’s son Prash..
                 

Ishaan Khatter had a brief stint with Tinder, read details inside

6 days ago  
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Way before his Bollywood debut Dhadak happened, Ishaan Khatter gave us glimpses of his acting prowess with Majid Majidi’s Beyond The Clouds. But there came the by-products of fame as well. We heard something was cooking between Ishaan and his co-star Malavika Mohanan. With time, the rumours of course died away. Ishaan and his Dhadak co-star Janhvi Kapoor also had their share of link up rumours. We do not know his present relationship status, but the actor says he had an unsuccessful stint with popular dating app Tinder. In a recent interview, Ishaan was asked if he ever tried Tinder. The actor confessed that he once installed it to see how it works and what the hype was all about. However, he could not figure it and uninstalled the app. Ishaan also revealed that her cousin sister, who found her husband on Tinder, was the reason why he thought of giving it a try. You never know…your romantic life might just blossom without the help of Tinder, Ishaan! Workwise, the actor is going slow. ..
                 

Kangana Ranaut to sport four looks in Thalaivi, to work with prosthetics expert Jason Collins of Captain Marvel fame

7 days ago  
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Kangana Ranaut is busy preparing for Jayalalithaa biopic, which is titled Thalaivi and has been taking dance lessons regularly and will also learn Tamil.  The producer of the film, Vishnu Induri updated on the progress, “ The pre-production is in full swing and the team is in Mysore for the recce and as planned earlier the shoot will start post Diwali.” He also revealed some interesting details about Kangana’s looks in the film, “Kangana has four looks spanning different ages in the film and we need a good amount of pre-production for that. We have roped in Hollywood Make-up artists for Kangana's makeover.” He also tweeted, "#ThalaiviUpdate: Kangana has four looks spanning different ages in the film and we have roped in Hollywood Make up artist Jason Collins for Kangana's makeover. #Thalaivi #KanganaRanaut." #ThalaiviUpdate: Kangana has four looks spanning different ages in the film and we have roped in Hollywood Make up artist Jason Collins for Kangana's makeover. #Thalaivi #Kangana..
                 

Dhaakad: Kangana Ranaut to learn combat skills and Krav Maga for her action entertainer

7 days ago  
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Kangana Ranaut believes in attention to detail and offers something new with each role she plays. Be it Manikarnika or Tanu Weds Manu series, the actor has proven her mettle over genres, time and again. Kangana is currently neck deep in preparations for Thalaivi, which rolls later this year. After Jayalalithaa biopic, Kangana is also gearing for her mega action entertainer, Dhaakad, which is scheduled to release on Diwali 2020. The film aims to give Bollywood its first female-led actioner. When asked about Kangana’s preparation for the role, director Razneesh ‘Razy’ Ghai revealed, “Manikarnika was a period film that had Kangana training with swords. But since Dhaakad is a contemporary movie, the style of action is different. She will have to undergo a six-week programme — besides learning hand-to-hand combat and Krav Maga for two weeks each, she will dedicate a fortnight to learn how to use guns. A team of stunt directors from Thailand will train her." Few weeks ago, the makers of the..
                 

Kangana Ranaut starrer Jayalalithaa biopic put on hold?

7 days ago  
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Earlier this year, it was announced that Kangana Ranaut will headline the Jayalalithaa biopic titled Thalaivi in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The actress has begun the prep for the film and even suggested that just like Telugu and Tamil, the film should be named Thalaivi in Hindi as well instead of Jaya. Meanwhile, it is being reported that the film might be put on hold. If the reports are to be believed, Kangana Ranaut starrer has not been able to raise the required funds. While the film is supposed to be made in Rs. 55 crores in all three languages, Kangana Ranaut will be reportedly paid Rs. 20 crore for the film. It is also been reported that filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon is making a web series on Jayalalithaa and has titled Queen. Now, it seems like the makers have to wait before the film goes on floor. It is rumoured to begin in October end. Also Read: Jayalalithaa biopic starring Kangana Ranaut to be named Thalaivi in all languages?..
                 

Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 13 to have a female voice as commander?

7 days ago  
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The most famous thing about Bigg Boss is Salman Khan. No prizes for guessing that. But who's the second person who is invisible but can be recognised with his voice? The Big Boss himself! We are talking about Atul Kapoor, who's voice is in the control of the Bigg Boss house. Atul's name was revealed only after Bigg Boss 8, after years of wondering who the man behind the voice really was. But we've got something more to tell you now! If reports are anything to go by, then Atul will be now joined by a female associate, whose voice will also be used to give commands to the contestants. That surely sounds interesting! Bigg Boss 13 will reportedly go on-air in the last week of September, and we are to see if a female voice has indeed been added. The previous edition of the show was won by TV beauty Dipika Kakkar, who defeated competitors like S Sreesanth, Deepak Thakur and Karanvir Bohra to bag the prize money. While the new season is also expected to have a number of celebrity contestants..
                 

EXCLUSIVE: Karan Johar's TAKHT to be shot in Italy, read details inside

7 days ago  
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Karan Johar's magnum opus Takht is undoubtedly one of the most touted films of 2020. It's been over a year since the project was announced, and fans are eagerly awaiting a development. Takht boasts of a truly ensemble cast consisting of actors such as Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Janhvi Kapoor.  Now, a little birdie has spilled some secrets about the film. The filming of Takht begins in between the end of Febuary and the first week of March. Since the film is set in the Mughal era, the visuals will be one of the most crucial elements in conveying the true essence of the story, and KJo doesn't want to compromise there. "The film will be extensively shot in Italy. The picturesque castles and old architecture of the country speak history, and KJo wants to capture the elegance. To make it further look like the Mughal era, he also plans to use VFX. They're planning to execute the shoot on a grand scale in Italy," a source close to the proje..
                 

FWICE asks Diljit Dosanjh to cancel US show

8 days ago  
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Diljit Dosanjh, who was last seen in Arjun Patiala, is set for his US show. But, Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has asked Diljit to cancel his show since it is being organised by Rehan Siddiqi who is of Pakistani origin. The tension between the two countries India and Pakistan has worsened since Article 370 was scrapped and Jammu & Kashmir's special status was revoked. While artists from Pakistan were already banned after Uri attacks, the film body has taken a stand to not work with them. Mika Singh recently came under fire for performing for former Pakistan Prime Minister Pervez Musharraf's relative. A ban was imposed on him until he had a meeting with FWICE and cleared out the issue. Now, FWICE has asked in a letter to Diljit Dosanjh to cancel his US show on September 21. They have also urged S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs to cancel his and his troupe's visas. FWICE Chief Advisor and IFTDA President Ashoke Pandit said that they have issued notice ..
                 

Tiger Shroff starrer Rambo remake to roll next year in March

8 days ago  
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After a stint of misses with Munna Michael and A Flying Jatt, Tiger Shroff got back on his feet with Baaghi 2 and Student Of The Year 2. With the highly awaited action entertainer of the year War, the actor making sure to live upto expectations. He also has many films in the pipeline including the Rambo remake. Director Siddharth Anand, who has directed Tiger Shroff in War, has confirmed that Rambo remake will roll next year in March 2020. It has been revealed that the film will be relevant to current times. Tiger Shroff will be stepping into the shoes of Sylvester Stallone. The film is a Hollywood adaptation but the director says that the story they have is relevant and contemporary. It will be challenging and exciting, says Siddharth. Rambo was a story about US veteran John Rambo who had PTSD from Vietnam War and used his skills to fight the cops, enemies, drug cartels etc. Meanwhile, Tiger Shroff and Siddharth Anand film War also stars Hrithik Roshan and is set for October 2 releas..
                 

Ranbir Kapoor to star in Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga's next?

8 days ago  
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Ever since Shahid Kapoor starrer Kabir Singh hit double century at the box office, director Sandeep Reddy Vanga has been in demand in Bollywood. With his South film Arjun Reddy, the filmmaker was already making waves and his Hindi remake was a much bigger film. Now, it seems like Sandeep is ready to collaborate with T-Series' Bhushan Kumar again and this time for a crime drama. And the actor in mind is Ranbir Kapoor.  As per reports, Bhushan Kumar and Sandeep Reddy Vanga  hada meeting recently where the director narrated his next story. Bhushan Kumar really liked it and is on board for the same. The actor they have in mind is Ranbir Kapoor who is busy with Brahmastra and Shamshera. Post that, he has Ajay Devgn film which is co-produced by Luv Ranjan and Bhushan. Ranbir has reported liked the concept and will be meeting them for further discussion. If everything falls into place, the film won't roll until he has completed his pending projects. With Kabir Singh, Sandeep Reddy Vanga crea..
                 

EXCLUSIVE: “I have given a tribute to cricketer MS Dhoni,” says The Zoya Factor director Abhishek Sharma

8 days ago  
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Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma is gearing up for the release of his next directorial titled The Zoya Factor. The film stars Dulquer Salmaan and Sonam Kapoor in the lead. In an exclusive conversation with Bollywood Hungama, Abhishek Sharma revealed that the character essayed by Dulquer Salmaan is a tribute to the former Indian cricket team captain. The film is about Zoya Solanki (Sonam Kapoor), who becomes the lucky charm for the Indian cricket team lead by captain Nikhil Khoda (Dulquer Salmaan). When the director was asked if Dulquer’s character was inspired by any Indian cricketer, he said, “I did not want him to act like any cricketer, but I have given a tribute to MS Dhoni because his jersey number is 7. Dhoni is a cricketer with great values, has amazing skills as a leader, so I thought to give an ode to Dhoni.  He is not a reflection of Dhoni. The character is based on what Anuja Chauhan has written. But I want to give an ode to Dhoni as he is my all-time favourite Indian captain.” Th..
                 

Dilbar girl Nora Fatehi was bullied in school for her dance

8 days ago  
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Nora Fatehi has become the go-to girl for dance videos after her brilliant performance in songs like Dilbar, Kamariya and O Saki Saki. With her skill set, one is bound to think that Nora has been a dancer since childhood. However, that is not the case. The actress recently revealed that there was a time when she used to be bullied in school for her dance. People used to laugh at her and tell her that she did not know how to dance. Nora, who was born and raised in Canada, said that she would always try to get into the cool group in school who were fabulous dancers. She used to copy them and tried to get accepted but faced rejection. Nora Fatehi sure has come a long way from being bullied for not knowing how to dance to being one of the best dancers Bollywood has seen. Nora recently featured in a music album titled Pachtaoge, in which she was featured opposite Vicky Kaushal. Also Read: Vicky Kaushal took help from Bhushan Kumar and Nora Fatehi to understand the technicalities of a music..
                 

Urvashi Rautela to feature in T-Series' electrifying single, ‘Bijli Ki Taar'

8 days ago  
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Music singles are the flavour of the season, and India’s leading music label T-Series is leaving no stone unturned to ensure the audience gets treated to the best by releasing one impressive track after another. Next on the cards for the music giant is ‘Bijli Ki Taar’, a sprightly, club number sung by Tony Kakkar, featuring the talented and sensuous Urvashi Rautela. Going by the recently dropped first look snapshot, T-Series is all set to get us grooving once again. The peppy ‘Bijli Ki Taar’ written, composed and sung by the multitalented Tony Kakkar, shot in the gorgeous locations of Georgia, is directed by Shabby. The song portrays an instant connection that a young boy feels on his brush with a beautiful girl face-to-face. And when the girl makes a dashing entry, vrooming on a bike, the boy’s heart races ahead and he experiences a current, akin to one from a 'Bijli Ki Taar'. Commenting on the upcoming single, T-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar said, “Tony Kakkar knows what young pa..
                 

WOAH! Aamir Khan reveals that he had approached Akshay Kumar, Varun Dhawan and even Kapil Sharma for Mogul

9 days ago  
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On Monday, Aamir Khan announced that he has decided to do the film Mogul directed by Subhash Kapoor. The actor had earlier decided to not do the film after the director was accused of sexual misconduct during the MeToo movement. However, Aamir Khan gave an elaborate interview to a daily speaking on why he reversed his decision. The film is based on the life of the T-series founder Gulshan Kumar. Aamir Khan now has also decided to essay the title role of Gulshan Kumar himself. Talking about the casting for the film, Aamir Khan who is also the producer of the film said that he initially wanted to offer the film to Akshay Kumar. The actor said that despite knowing that things haven't worked out between Bhushan Kumar and Akshay Kumar earlier, he wanted to offer the film to the Mission Mangal star. Akshay Kumar did consider the offer but things did not fall in place and he had to let go off the project. Aamir Khan then offered the role to Varun Dhawan. However, Varun Dhawan was too busy wi..
                 

Shahid Kapoor reveals what he thought when he met Mira Kapoor for the first time

9 days ago  
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You must have gone aww over this lovely couple a zillion times. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput Kapoor are too much good looks together. In fact, plenty of times, Mira was also asked whether she would ever consider taking acting as a profession. She never gave a nod, though. This made-for-each-other couple, however, wasn't sure if they were going to work out at all, when they first met. Shahid and Mira's love story is all over the internet, and you already know that the two met in Delhi at a devotional place. In a recent interview, Shahid revealed that their first ever conversation lasted for seven hours. Shahid didn't see it coming. He was doubtful whether it would even last for fifteen minutes! Mira, on the other hand, said that she wasn't into movies ever, and that proved beneficial for her as other people's notion towards Shahid didn't matter to her and they came across as two normal human beings to each other. Mira, who's a young mother to daughter Misha and son Zain, has also appe..
                 

Rishi Kapoor returns to Mumbai after 11 months and 11 days

9 days ago  
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Rishi Kapoor has been away from India for almost a year now. After the release of Mulk, the actor flew to New York for his treatment. The actor was diagnosed with cancer but he did not reveal about it until earlier this year when he started to recover. And now, the actor has finally returned to India after being away from 11 months. Rishi Kapoor, who has been missing his home for the longest time, returned this morning after 11 months and 11 days. He was seen at the Mumbai airport with Neetu Kapoor as the couple was all smiles to return home. The actor took to Twitter to thank everyone for their wishes and wrote, "BACK HOME!!!!!! 11 Months 11days! Thank you all!" BACK HOME!!!!!! 11 Months 11days! Thank you all! — Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 9, 2019 Rishi Kapoor plans to get back to work once he gets adjusted to the timezone and feels better. He has a couple of projects lined up and wants to start work soon.   View this post on Instagram ..
                 

BREAKING: Aamir Khan to play Gulshan Kumar in Mogul, Subhash Kapoor to direct

9 days ago  
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In a major development today, Aamir Khan has reversed his earlier decision to step aside from the Gulshan Kumar biopic. Talking on the same to a daily, Aamir has definitely set a new precedent by working with the director and shared that this intrepid step came from the fact that a person is innocent until proven guilty and the courts will serve the ultimate justice. Last year in October, Aamir Khan had tweeted that he would not be a part of Mogul and this bold step of reversal is the most recent development.  Talking to the daily on why this sudden change in decision to return to Mogul, Aamir Khan said, “Well, Kiran and I were producing Mogul and I was acting in it. When we were doing the film we did not know that there was a case against Mr. Subhash Kapoor. I believe it is a five or six-year-old case. We are not too much in the media space, so I guess it slipped our attention. Last year, during the Me-Too movement, mention of this case came up. That’s when we got to know about it, a..
                 

Ananya Panday opens up about her equation with the new couple of Bollywood, Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan

9 days ago  
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Ananya Panday recently wrapped up the shoot for Pati Patni Aur Woh in Lucknow. The actress was there since the past couple of months with the entire team and cast including Kartik Aaryan and Bhumi Pednekar. Sharing the moments from the wrap-up celebration on sets, Ananya Panday and Kartik Aaryan have had quite a blast shooting for the film. While the two wrapped the shoot for their first schedule, Ananya got in a candid conversation about Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan’s much-talked-about relationship. Kartik and Sara are going to star in Imtiaz Ali’s Aaj Kal and are apparently the new couple of the town. Ananya was asked about her equation with the two and she said that Kartik is one of her closest industry friends while she already knew Sara Ali Khan from school. Sara was Ananya’s senior and the two were in the same house and have worked in a few of school drama competitions. Pati Patni Aur Woh is slated to release on December 6 with Mudassar Aziz as its director. Also Read: Kartik..
                 

Priyanka Chopra reveals she was yelled at and thrown out of films in her early years

10 days ago  
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Actress Priyanka Chopra is a global icon who has established a name for herself in both Bollywood and Hollywood. Her journey, however, has not been a cakewalk as she had to face several rejections early in her career. In a recent interview, the actress spoke about how much unpleasantness and yelling she had to face at the beginning of her career. The actress who made her way into the world of Bollywood after winning the coveted Miss World title said that she did not know anything or anyone. She revealed that she was yelled at by directors and was thrown into and out of movies. Priyanka said that what helped her get through the tough days were the wise words of her father, late Dr. Ashok Chopra. Remembering her father’s words she said that the more you talk, the less you listen and the less you will learn. The actress said that she learnt that it is what you do after your failure that makes you a success. Priyanka Chopra made her debut with Andaaz alongside Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta...
                 

Raveena Tandon is all set to become a grandmother!

10 days ago  
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Raveena Tandon is the first one among her peers to become a grandmother. It is no news that she adopted two baby girls back in 1995, Pooja and Chhaya. The actress has raised the two girls as a single mother and loves the sibling's duo beyond words. The family recently organized a baby shower for Chhaya as she is expecting her first baby. While Raveena usually steers clear of the social media when it comes to her private life, she couldn’t help but share the big news with her fans and well-wishers. Pooja was more than happy to organize everything with her mother as she is all set to become an aunt.   View this post on Instagram   Me and my brood ! My baby’s baby! Countdown has begun !!????????♥️♥️???????? @officialrashathadani A post shared by Raveena Tandon (@officialraveenatandon) on Sep 8, 2019 at 6:27am PDT Many, many congratulations to Raveena and the would-be mother, Chhaya! Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: After Karisma Kapoor, Raveena Tandon hea..
                 

Varun Dhawan says watching UFC live in Abu Dhabi was like a vacation for him

10 days ago  
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Varun Dhawan is constantly shooting either for his films or for advertisements. Varun rarely takes time off for vacations. The actor seemed to have enjoyed his time in Abu Dhabi as he was invited by the UFC president, Dana White, as a special guest. The actor was thrilled to witness the action live and couldn’t stop fanboying when he got to meet two of the champions for a candid conversation. Varun Dhawan took to his Instagram to announce to his fans that he will be heading to Abu Dhabi and he obviously couldn’t contain his excitement. He even had the chance to watch Khabib Nurmagomedov defeat Dustin Poirier and continue his streak at the championship. Varun got in a tête-à-tête with Dana White where the two spoke extensively about the combat sport. Varun has been a fan of the sport for a few years now and says had he known earlier, he would have taken up MMA as a child. Even though his trip last for only 32 hours, Varun Dhawan’s vacation was surely a fun one. Also Read: Varun Dhawan ..
                 

Shah Rukh Khan asked to file an affidavit by Calcutta High Court stating his relations with the IIPM

11 days ago  
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Shah Rukh Khan has appeared in a few of Indian Institute of Planning and Management’s advertisements and the said institute currently has a case filed against it. The students of the institute filed a case against this institute after the University Grants Commission said that the organization was not affiliated to it and Delhi High Court went on to announce it as a fake institute. Because Shah Rukh Khan has featured in a few of their advertisements, the students’ lawyer Dipanjan Datta called Shah Rukh the accused institute’s brand ambassador and the claims were denied by his counsel. Calcutta High Court has asked SRK to submit an affidavit stating his relations with the institute within two weeks of the Durga Puja vacation. The IIPM’s promoter has also been asked to file an affidavit separately. Watch this space while we keep you updated with the latest updates on this news. Also Read: Chandrayaan 2: Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar and others express hope for ISRO after comm..
                 

Suniel Shetty did his own stunts after being called ‘wooden material’ in the 90s

11 days ago  
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Suniel Shetty who made a mark in Bollywood as an action star said that he did his own stunts in films because he wanted to prove himself. Suniel Shetty was interacting with the media at the launch of a fire safety products brand on Friday in Mumbai. Talking about doing stunts in his film, he said, “I never dreamt that I would end up doing dangerous stunts in films. I did it because even after the success of my first film, a particular critic, who was very powerful at that time called me 'wooden material' and he said that I should go back to my family's restaurant business. So, I took it up as a challenge. I told myself I needed to do something where I could be different." The actor made his debut with the film Balwaan in the year 1992. He said, “I still remember that in my first film, I did a fire stunt where I was sitting on a bike near a swimming pool. I was really scared because it was unsafe but I did it because I had to prove to myself.” Suniel Shetty will be returning to the scr..
                 

EXCLUSIVE: Karan Deol and Warina Hussain to pair up for Indra Kumar’s next 

12 days ago  
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Actor Sunny Deol’s son Karan Deol has signed his second movie ahead of the release of his debut film. Indra Kumar has signed Karan as the lead for his next film. The actor will be paired opposite Warina Hussain who made her debut in 2018 with the film LoveYatri. The film will be directed by Mandeep Kumar who is known to have directed some major blockbusters in Punjabi cinema and Riteish - Genelia Deshmukh starrer Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya. Meanwhile, Indra Kumar is a director and producer who has directed films like Masti, Ishq and Dhamaal. Karan Deol will soon be making his debut in the film Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas, which is a love story. The film also marks the directorial debut of Sunny Deol. The film also stars debutante Sahher Bambba and is scheduled to release on September 20. Earlier, Karan had revealed that his second film is in the works and is a comedy film which will be totally different from his debut film. Also Read: Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas: Dharmendra reveals he doesn’t want grands..
                 

Shah Rukh Khan’s Meer Foundation held a post-operative therapy camp for Acid attack survivors of the ‘ToGETher Transformed’ initiative

12 days ago  
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Shah Rukh Khan is undeniably one of the most influential social activists in the nation and with this, NGO Meer Foundation has consistently contributed to the betterment and upliftment of the society. On International Women’s Day this year in March 2019, Meer Foundation launched a key holistic initiative for Acid attack survivors titled 'ToGETher Transformed', which sponsored corrective surgeries for fifty burns and acid attack survivors. The whole month of March was dedicated to organizing these surgeries which were performed across patients from Delhi, UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Uttarakhand, with an 85% population of women and children availed the facilities of the initiative. This September, the next leg of the activity under the 'ToGETher Transformed' initiative will see Meer Foundation collaborate with Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, Fortis Healthcare to support survivors of acid attacks with post-operative therapy organized at a camp held at For..
                 

EXCLUSIVE: Ranbir Kapoor and Vaani Kapoor to shoot for a sizzling hot romantic song for Shamshera next week

12 days ago  
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For those saying Aditya Chopra’s Shamshera starring Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor, and directed by Karan Malhotra, is not happening – here’s news for them! A grand set, worth crores, has been constructed at Film City for over the last month and Ranbir and Vaani have been rehearsing there since last week (before Ranbir flew off to Kenya to holiday with his girlfriend Alia Bhatt). They finished a schedule in Ladakh for Shamshera at the end of August and after coming back to Mumbai, have been rehearsing since then on a grand set constructed at Film City. In January, a huge set of a fort had been constructed in Film City for the same. Says a source, “While he works within a controlled budget, Aditya Chopra doesn’t believe in holding back money where it’s due. Apparently, it will be an elaborate, lavishly shot dance sequence shot on a set where a massive dance floor has been set up. The ambience is very traditional and authentic yet portraying a sensuousness. It will combine ..
                 

Bi Vocal singers to jam with Ayushmann Khurrana at Dream Girl's Musical Night event in Mumbai

12 days ago  
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Amidst all the anticipation for Ayushmann Khurrana's upcoming film, the makers of Dream Girl have organized a special musical night on 7th of September in Mumbai. What grabs our attention is that the event will witness a unique performance by bi-vocal singers who are all set to jam with Ayushmann Khurrana aka Pooja from Dream Girl. Staying true to the film's theme and Ayushmann's character, the makers are leaving no stone unturned in promoting the film uniquely. Ever since the trailer of  Dream Girl has been released, it has received wide appreciation for its quirky and unique theme. Ayushmann Khurrana's portrayal of Pooja has received accolades from his fans and peers in the industry. The superstar has become the talk of the town with his stellar performance earlier this year in Article 15 following which he won the National Award for Best Actor for his performance in Andhadhun and now we get to see him as Pooja in Dream Girl. Dream Girl showcases Ayushmann playing a guy who dresses ..
                 

Aazaad’s Aham Brahmasmi will be premiered at Varanasi

12 days ago  
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Aazaad has achieved his life time ambition and fulfill his aim to serve comprehensively the deep rooted Sanatan culture and the language of God’s, Sanskrit. His latest creation Aham Brahmasmi, the first mainstream Sanskrit film of world cinema is ready for the awakened and enlightened as well as the inherent of the sages. It’s a great movement for the meaningful mainstream cinema as Aham Brahmasmi is ​going to be premiered at the city of lord Shiva, the cultural and spiritual capital of the world – Kashi (Varanasi). With great enthusiasm and pride the legendary film company The Bombay Talkies Studios announcing the great event will take place at IP Mall Sigra on 6th of Sep 2019, 06:50 pm onwards. This is to be the first time phenomenon of the film tradition, that a mainstream movie in Sanskrit is finally going to see the day of the light and it will be watched by the world audience. The mega film Aham Brahmasmi is created by a military school alumnus and much internationally acclaimed..
                 

Vicky Kaushal reacts to being called 'charsi of the country' after Karan Johar's party video went viral

12 days ago  
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Vicky Kaushal, in the last two years, has become one of the promising stars in the country. With Uri: The Surgical Strike, the actor had the first blockbuster of 2019. While he continues to stay in news, his name was in headlines recently when he was accused of being under influence at Karan Johar's party. A video was shared by Karan Johar, a month ago, in which all the A-listers including Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, and Varun Dhawan among others were in attendance. Vicky Kaushal was also in the video and the netizens wondered whether he was under influence. Soon an MLA accused them of having drugs and called them 'Udta Bollywood'. He even asked them to take a drug test. Reacting on the same, Vicky Kaushal recently said that it was a pretty chilled out party and the video was put out. The actor was in Arunachal Pradesh after the party to shoot something with the Indian Army. He was in the hills without any network for three to four days. When he came ..
                 

Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas: Dharmendra reveals he doesn’t want grandson Karan Deol to pick this one habit

13 days ago  
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Sunny Deol’s son Karan Deol is all set to step into the big world of Bollywood as he awaits the release of his debut flick Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas. The film, starring himself and another debutant Sahher Bambba, releases in two weeks. Prior to that, the two actors along with Sunny Deol (who wears the director’s hat with this one) and Dharmendra graced the trailer launch event in Mumbai. As they indulged in a candid conversation with the press, Dharmendra also gave away that there’s one habit of him which his grandson should not inherit. “It has been 60 years here and I am still getting a lot of love and respect from everyone because I have always been a good person. You should be humble, nice and be good with the unit and I can see you (Karan) are like that. As far as qualities are concerned, what I don’t want him to take from me is drinking. He shouldn’t drink,” he said. How was it for the debutant to be directed by his father? “Dad said it would be better if he just stayed behind the mon..
                 

Sunny Singh and Sonalli Seygall starrer Jai Mummy Di finally gets a release date!

13 days ago  
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The Pyaar Ka Punchnama couple, Sunny Singh and Sonalli Seygall, will next be seen in Luv Ranjan’s Jai Mummy Di. The movie is supposed to be a funny one with Supriya Pathak and Poonam Dhillon playing the roles of the protagonists’ mothers. The movie was announced a long time ago and was supposed to clash at the box office with Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30. However, to avoid the clash, the makers had indefinitely postponed the release. Now, the release date is finally out and the film will hit the screens on January 17, 2020. After the movie was announced, Luv Ranjan said, “Jai Mummy Di is a witty and entertaining family comedy. Films like our very own Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety and even Badhaai Ho that released last year have proven that there is a big audience for stories which weave in family dynamics interestingly.” Jai Mummy Di is produced by Luv Ranjan and Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series. Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: Sunny Singh and Sonnalli Seygall’s Jai Mummy Di release date CHANGED..
                 

Rishi Kapoor to return to India next week, confirms Randhir Kapoor

13 days ago  
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Rishi Kapoor has been away from India for almost a year now. The actor was diagnosed with cancer but did not reveal his disease until earlier this year when he started to recover. And now, the actor is all set to return to India next week after being away from 11 months. Rishi Kapoor will arrive on September 10, confirmed Randhir Kapoor. The rumours began that Rishi and Neetu Kapoor were coming this week when airport pictures went viral on social media. Randhir Kapoor denied the rumours and informed that the actor will be coming next week instead. The veteran will get adjusted to the timezone once he is back and later on resume work. Rishi Kapoor had dubbed for Jhoota Kahin Ka while he was in New York. He was also supposed to dub for The Body but the makers said that they would do it once he is back. The producers have said the once he is back and adjusted to the environment, they will work out the dates. ALSO READ: Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor FINALLY leave for Mumbai after being aw..
                 

Anupam Kher talks about the moment he made ‘perfectionist’ Deepika Padukone cry

13 days ago  
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Actor Anupam Kher has not only entertained the audience with his performance but is also a teacher. He started his acting school with the desire to give back to his craft. He has trained some of the current lot of actors including Varun Dhawan, Deepika Padukone, and Kirti Kulhari. On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, when he was asked to narrate an incident involving any one of the celebs, he recalled an incident involving Deepika Padukone. He said that Deepika was a successful model before joining his acting school and was good at everything. He recollects telling her that since she is in the school for three months she cannot afford to take a break. Kher said that Deepika wanted to do everything perfectly and in order to break her composure of being a perfectionist he gave her an exercise in improvisation. He told her that her character works as a bai (maid) in a house and there is nothing called perfection. She was spick and span about mannerisms, but her character wouldn’t know how t..
                 

WHOA! Saif Ali Khan to play a pivotal role in Bunty Aur Babli sequel?

13 days ago  
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Bunty Aur Babli is one of the evergreen films and one of the most lauded films made by Yash Raj Films. It released in 2005 and now, Yash Raj Films has finally decided to make the sequel with the original cast that included Abhishek Bachchan, and Rani Mukerji. Now, we also hear that Amitabh Bachchan will reprise his role in the film. However, rumor mills have it that Saif Ali Khan might be roped in to play an important role in this rom-com. While Saif has a few projects lined up, there have been no confirmations from the makers’ end regarding this news. His role in Sacred Games 2 was lauded by the audience and they just can’t wait to see more of him. The sequel of Bunty Aur Babli is directed by Shaad Ali who also directed the first instalment. On the work front, Saif Ali Khan will next be seen in Laal Kaptaan, Tanaaji, Bhoot Police, and Jawaani Jaaneman. He will also be playing the lead role in Ali Abbas Zafar’s web series titled Tandav. Also Read: Saif Ali Khan opens up about Taimur A..
                 

Kangana Ranaut donates Rs. 42 lakhs to Isha Foundation’s Cauvery Calling initiative

13 days ago  
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The environmental crisis seems to have hit a new high as India struggles with severe water crisis. Among public figures who’ve taken a strong stand for the conservation of the environmental resources time and again, one is Kangana Ranaut. Moving a step ahead, the actor has now donated Rs. 42 lakhs to an initiative that aims to restore and save the Cauvery river. The fund will be used to plant 1 lakh saplings across the Cauvery basin. The initiative, called Cauvery Calling, targets to plant as many as 242 crore trees, therefore increasing water retention in the basin. Kangana also urged the citizens to come forward and join the initiative. A few days ago, on spiritual guru Sadhguru’s (also the father of the Cauvery Calling initiative) birthday, Kangana’s team took to social media to announce that she was joining the Rally For Rivers movement. “When I hear things about Amazon being on fire and Aarey trees being cut, I really get panicked but I don’t want everyone to get panic attack abo..
                 

Deepika Padukone's school teacher gives interesting insights about the actress's childhood

13 days ago  
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Deepika Padukone is one of the most bankable actresses of Bollywood and has earned her way up. The actress, who began her career with modelling, made her Hindi film debut in 2007 with the super hit movie Om Shanti Om. She went on to give several hit films and enjoys a massive fan following not only in Indian but across the world. However, little did we know that this talented actress was into music as well during her school days. On the occasion of Teachers' Day, Deepika's school teacher Dr. Ashley William Joseph gives insight into her school life in a heartfelt note to the actress. Here's what Dr. Ashley wrote: "A hard worker, simple soul and who knew what she always wanted to do was Deepu. Firstly, I am so proud of the way Deepu has grown up in life and on-screen too. It feels good that one of my students is now India's superstar. Deepika or Deepu, as I call her, was my student for over 7 years in Bangalore. She was not only a good sportsperson but brilliant on stage too, be it danc..
                 

Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor FINALLY leave for Mumbai after being away for 11 months

14 days ago  
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The last 11 months have surely been difficult for Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor as Rishi battled with cancer. Rishi even went on to say that Neetu has been his support system and that it would have been really difficult for him to survive without her. The couple was counting days till they could finally return to Mumbai and it is finally happening. Even though a lot of celebs have visited their residence at the Big Apple, there’s no place like home and they were visibly homesick. A fan spotted them at the airport and had the opportunity to click a picture with them. After the picture was posted online, the fans obviously went crazy and were overwhelmed over Rishi's return. Take a look at the picture.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Viral Bhayani (@viralbhayani) on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:42am PDT How excited are you for Rishi and Neetu Kapoor’s return? Be sure to let us know. Also Read: THIS habit of Ranbir Kapoor according to R..
                 

New kid on the block! Lakshya locked in as the second lead for Dostana 2 with Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan

14 days ago  
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Karan Johar recently announced the sequel of his 2008 hit, Dostana. Coming back after 11 years, the cast of Dostana 2 is super fresh and we will get to see Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan share the screen space for the first time. However, while these two were confirmed as leads in the film, the second lead was kept under wraps and the cat is finally out of the bag! Karan Johar is all set to introduce another new face in the industry, Lakshya. This is the third big debutant that Karan is introducing this year including Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria. Lakshya has a four-film contract with Dharma, which includes films and digital projects. Lakshya, who has his roots in TV, went through a rigorous selection process that included auditions and photoshoots, after which, he was selected to be a part of the production house’s talent pool. Karan Johar says, “We believe in introducing new talent to the film fraternity. We are proud to have introduced over 20 first-time filmmakers and seven act..
                 

Ali Zafar slapped with Rs. 2 billion lawsuit by Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi

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Pakistani musician Meesha Shafi has reportedly filed a lawsuit worth Rs. 2 billion against singer-actor Ali Zafar. The damage suit filed by Meesha includes Rs. 1 billion that she claimed for her harmed reputation and Rs 1 billion is meant to compensate for the mental torture and agony, reports state. She has also asked the court to declare Ali's statements about her as false, malicious and defamatory. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Shafi, in an elaborate social media post, accused Ali Zafar of sexually harassing her in more than one occasion. “I have been subjected, on more than one occasion, to sexual harassment of a physical nature at the hands of a colleague from my industry: Ali Zafar. These incidences did not happen when I was young, or just entering the industry. This happened to me despite the fact that I am an empowered, accomplished woman who is known for speaking her mind! This happened to me as a mother of two children," she wrote. Sharing this because I believe that ..
                 

Prateik Babbar's next is based in inter-religious relationships

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After winning appreciation for his work as an ad filmmaker and fashion cinematographer, Ovais Khan turns director and his debut film Yaaram. Produced by Vijay Mulchandani under the banner of Yashvi Films, the project is all set for release on October 18, 2019. Said to be a romcom, the Yaaram deals with a plot of 3 educated intelligent friends played by Prateik Babbar, Sidhant Kapoor, Ishita Raj Sharma. The film has been shot extensively in the exotic locations of Mauritius and other parts of the world, sources close to the film state that how these three friends fall apart when Prateik Babbar who plays the role of a Hindu boy Rohit Bajaj decides to convert his religion from Hinduism to Islam to get married to Ishita Raj Sharma who plays the role of Zoya a Muslim girl. Besides Prateik and Ishita, Siddhant Kapoor will also be seen in the film essaying the role of Sahil Qureshi a Muslim boy is the crux of the story. Yaaram will also see Dilip Tahil play the role of Sangarsh Bajaj, Pratei..
                 

Coolie No 1: Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan starrer suffers loss of Rs 2 cr to Rs. 2.5 cr after fire incident

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Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan recently started the Mumbai schedule of Coolie No 1. The actors have been shooting for a quite some time but recently fire broke on the sets of the film. While there weren't any injuries, a part of equipments and set were damaged. As per reports, the makers had procured Rs. 125 crores insurance. It seems like the major loss was suffered by the third party that had provided the equipments when the fire broke on the sets of the film. The makers have estimated the cost of damage between Rs. 2 crores to Rs. 2.5 crores. The surveyor from the insurance company visited the set to file a report. The filing will begin and only then they will be able to claim the damages. Jackky Bhagnani, co-producer, after the fire incident had released a statement which read, "We would like to thank the Firefighters, Mumbai Police and the BMC officials for their immediate assistance, after a concerning situation on the sets of #Coolieno1. The fire was put out immediately with no..
                 

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2: Kiara Advani roped in as the leading lady in Kartik Aaryan starrer

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Kartik Aaryan has many films in the pipeline and one of them is Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 which is set to be the sequel to Akshay Kumar starrer. With Kartik transforming into Indian ghostbuster, there have been several reports on who could the leading lady be. And now the makers have locked in Kiara Advani. After Kabir Singh, Kiara Advani will again collaborate with T-Series and this time for the supernatural saga. The film is expected to begin shooting in October. The cast will begin reading sessions close to the first schedule. It is currently under pre-production. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Murad Khetani and Krishan Kumar under the banner of T-Series and Cine1 Studios. Directed by Anees Bazmee and starring Kartik Aryan, the film is written by Farhad Samji and Aakash Kaushik. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is scheduled to release on July 31st, 2020. ALSO READ: Kartik Aaryan starrer Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 to go on floors in January..
                 

Angad Bedi opens up on his breakup with Nora Fatehi, wishes her luck

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Angad Bedi and Neha Dhupia's marriage, which happened in May 2018, came across as a rather sudden news. They, however, know each other for a really long time. Angad, in fact, first saw Neha when he used play for the under-19 cricket team and Neha was preparing for the Miss India pageant. It's taken him a long time to finally get Neha's hands for marriage. But in between all this, his alleged love story with Nora Fatehi also made headlines. In a recent interview, Angad opened about his split with Nora. While he showered praise on Nora and said that she was doing exceotionally great on the work front, he thinks some relationships don't work out and it is best to accept it. As per him, it is the universe that played its trick in both their lives. Angad further went on to say that Nora would probably find the man she deserves really soon, and that he wishes her all the best. Just to remind you, soon after Angad and Neha's wedding, Nora was asked whether she congratulated her former boyfri..
                 

Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar send wishes on PM Narendra Modi's 69th birthday

2 days ago  
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On Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday, the internet is showering good wishes on him. Numerous Bollywood stars who admire the PM deeply, also took to social media to convey their warm wishes. We came across Kangana Ranaut's post, who penned a heartfelt note for the PM.  Some people are special, and needless to say, you're the most special one out there. The way you work with discipline, handle things, care about the country and love all its citizens, is beyond words," she wrote, wishing him a happy birthday. Many might remember Kangana attending a summit last year wherein she called herself a big fan of Modi.   View this post on Instagram   Some people are special, and needless to say, you're the most special one out there. The way you work with discipline, handle things, care about the country and love all its citizens, is beyond words. I wish for you A very very Happy and Amazing Birthday, @narendramodi Ji. God Bless! . . . . . #naren..
                 

Arjun Rampal's next to be a supernatural thriller titled Anjaan

2 days ago  
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Actor Arjun Rampal, who recently welcomed his first child with girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades, is in a blissful space in the personal front. While he is busy embracing fatherhood once more, Arjun has also signed his next film. Titled Anjaan, the project is an edgy supernatural thriller that will be directed by Amitendra Vats and will be co-produced by Raju Chadha and Rahul Mittra. Anjaan will be revolving around the mysterious murder of three girls, in a hill station. Arjun will be seen playing a police inspector who sets off to find the killer. “Arjun was the first choice and he said an immediate yes after listening to the script, “ said Rahul, who had earlier collaborated with Arjun on Daddy in 2017. We're yet to learn about the full cast of the film. Arjun was last seen in JP Dutta's Paltan, a war film also starring Abhishek Bachchan and Sonu Sood among others. It didn't turn out to be either a critical or a commercial success. We heard he was also part of a project titled Nastik..
                 

BREAKING: Varun Dhawan hints that Street Dancer 3D teaser might be out during Diwali

2 days ago  
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One of the brightest young talents at present is without doubt, Varun Dhawan. He has an impeccable style that has made him the masses’ favourite and also one of the most emerging stars of Bollywood. Off late, he has had a tough ride at the box office. In 2018, his niche flick October and the social entertainer Sui Dhaaga underperformed. Earlier this year, his big-budget period drama Kalank was a big disaster. But 2020 seems bright for Varun. He’ll begin the New Year and decade with a bang with Street Dance 3D. It is the zone of his earlier dance flick ABCD – Any Body Can Dance – 2. Just like the 2015 flick, Street Dancer will be released in 3D, is directed by Remo Dsouza and co-stars Shraddha Kapoor. Despite his last 3 films not performing as expected, brand Varun remains intact. And Street Dancer seems to be a fine, pan-India entertainer. As a result, the film is expected to open with a bang, when it releases in the Republic Day weekend, on January 24, 2020. On the evening of Septemb..
                 

Bigg Boss 13: Salman Khan gets his contestants in Siddharth Shukla, Rashmi Desai, Rajpal Yadav among others

2 days ago  
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Salman Khan is all set to back on Indian TV screens with the premiere of the new season of Bigg Boss. The actor has been sharing exciting promos and building up the excitement amongst the fans about the new season which will be shorter than the previous ones. Now, we know that who all will be participating in Bigg Boss 13. The list of the celebrities include boxer Vijender Singh, Saath Nibhana Saathiya’s Devoleena Bhattacharya, Rajpal Yadav, CID’s Dayanand Shetty, rumoured couple Siddharth Shukla and Rashmi Desai, Mahika Sharma, Meghna Malik, Pavitra Punia and Aarti Singh. This past weekend, the channel unveiled a new promo in which Salman Khan is cooking in the kitchen. Along with the promo, the launch date was announced. The reality show will air starting September 29. Sharing the promo, Colors TV wrote on their Instagram handle, "#BiggBoss13 aa gaya hai parosne mad manoranjan!???? Dekhna na bhoole, #FirstDayFirstShow with @BeingSalmanKhan starting 29th September, 9 PM and Mon-Fri,1..
                 

Radhika Apte is all set to host the award function, IIFA Rocks

2 days ago  
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Actress Radhika Apte who is currently ruling the film industry with her fabulous choices of films has been zeroed down to host one of the most prestigious awards of the film fraternity IIFA Rocks. The versatile actress is particularly excited to host this edition as after years of being held abroad IIFA Rocks will be held in Mumbai, the birthplace of the awards. Radhika Apte who is known to mould herself into any character has carved a niche for herself both on the big screen and on the digital front as well. The star is currently in a beautiful place career-wise as her last two films Andhadhun and Padman were well applauded and felicitated at the 66th National Film Awards. Further, the actress is all set to enter the international space where she will be seen essaying the role of a spy, the news of which has already excited her fans who can’t wait to see the end result. Adding to all the amazing projects is the actress is next film where she will star alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui. T..
                 

War actor Vaani Kapoor isn't worried about new entrants like Sara Ali Khan and Janhvi Kapoor

2 days ago  
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Vaani Kapoor's Bollywood debut happened with the 2013 film Shuddh Desi Romance alongside Sushant Singh Rajput. 3 years sound like a long pause for a debutante, which Vaani took nevertheless. We next saw her in Befikre, in 2016. Despite Ranveer Singh's energetic presence, Befikre didn't do great at the box office. Vaani is now awaiting her next release War, a Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer. However, in the years that passed by, a number of young talents, including Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh's daughter Sara Ali Khan and Sridevi's daughter Janhvi Kapoor, have stepped in. Does it make things more difficult for her? In a recent interview, Vaani said it didn't pressurise her. Praising both the new big-screen sensations, she said she only believed in giving her cent percent instead of wondering who else was doing what. While Tiger is arguably the number one action star of the present generation, he has called Hrithik his idol numerous times. With two action stars and dance sensa..
                 

National Award-winning actor Ayushmann Khurrana hikes brand endorsement fees after back-to-back hits

3 days ago  
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Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is currently the most bankable star in Bollywood. With back-to-back hits and a National Award for the Best Actor, Ayushmann Khurrana has reportedly made price negotiations with the brands he endorses. As per reports, the Dream Girl actor has sharply hiked his brand endorsement fee from Rs 90 lakh-1 crore per year to a premium of Rs 2.5 crore annually. Ayushmann Khurrana has had a string of hit films recently like Dream Girl, Article 15, Badhaai Ho and Andhadhun for which he won the National Award for Best Actor. Khurrana made his debut in Bollywood in 2012 with the film Vicky Donor, in which he plays the role of a sperm donor. He later went on to do commercially and critically successful films like Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Bareilly Ki Barfi, and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. His current endorsement roster comprises 12 brands, including Realme, UrbanClap, MagicBricks, Polycab, Turtle, HDFC PayZapp, V Mart, Tuborg, Axe, Vingajoy, Daniel Wellington and Nexus Malls. Four more..
                 

Bollywood editor Sanjib Datta passes away, Sujoy Ghosh mourns the loss

3 days ago  
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Renowned Bollywood editor Sanjib Datta, who has worked in over 80 films including Hindi and Bengali films, passed away on Sunday. Aged 54, Datta belonged to Kolkata and is especially known for his long association with filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor. The FTII alumnus' sudden demise has shocked a number of names in the industry, including filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh and writer Apurva Asrani. Sujoy took to Twitter to mourn his death and called him 'one of our finest editor'. one of our finest editor sanjib datta. bhalo thakis kaka... we will miss you. pic.twitter.com/7c6tmXVKHX — sujoy ghosh (@sujoy_g) September 15, 2019 Apurva Asrani, who worked with Datta in Nagesh Kukunoor's 2010 film Aashayein, also mourned the loss. "Shocked to hear about the passing of Sanjib Datta. He was a fine editor whose work was synonymous with the best films of Nagesh Kukunoor. Sanjib & I shared editing credits on Aashayein & Tasveer 8x10, and I will always remember him as a mature craftsman & a thorough..
                 

Scoop: Kabir Singh director Sandeep Vanga’s next with Ranbir Kapoor is titled DEVIL

3 days ago  
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The Arjun Reddy/ Kabir Singh director Sandeep Vanga has moved on to a dark crime thriller entitled Devil. And this time it’s going to be a Hindi film for Vanga who was flooded with offers from Bollywood and Telugu cinema after the twin super-successes of the Telugu film Arjun Reddy and its Hindi remake Kabir Singh. Every major actor in Hindi and Telugu cinema wants to work with Vanga. But the director has zeroed in on whom he wants to work with. This time it’s none other than Ranbir Kapoor who has agreed to be part of Vanga’s cinema. The director has narrated the suspense thriller to Ranbir who apparently loved the dark character with negative shades. Interestingly Devil is the same film and character that Vanga offered to Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu. Says a source close to the development, “Sandeep Vanga was very keen to work with Mahesh Babu and Mahesh too was interested in working with Vanga. They met and Vanga narrated Devil to Mahesh Babu who found the subject too dark for his t..
                 

Made In China: Rajkummar Rao reunites with Dinesh Vijan after Stree in a quirky comedy

3 days ago  
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The makers of Rajkummar Rao starrer Made In China recently dropped a super interesting first look of the film, giving audiences a sneak peek into the world of its lead protagonist - Raghu Mehta played by Raj. Joining him on his entrepreneurial endeavor are Boman Irani, Mouni Roy, Sumeet Vyas, Gajraj Rao and Paresh Rawal playing crucial aspects of his jugaadu journey. Produced by Maddock Films in association with Jio Studios, the film reunites the powerhouse trio - Dinesh Vijan, Jio Studios, and Rajkummar Rao after the success of their 2018 horror-comedy - Stree. Known for churning out content-driven cinematic experiences, Maddock Films is set to raise the bar even higher with the hilarious, honest and heartwarming story of an small time Gujarati businessman who dreams big and never gives up. With Jio Studios backing the project after their previous successful ventures together, the team promises audience yet another content-driven yet commercially viable big-screen experience. Talking..
                 

Rakul Preet Singh buys a team in Tennis Premier League

3 days ago  
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Actor Rakul Preet Singh joined the list of proud sports team owners as she bought a stake in the Finecab Hyderabad Strikers, of the Tennis Premier League. A joint venture of AITA (All India Tennis Association) and MSLTA (Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association), the league aims to promote the young Tennis talents of the country. Rakul, in a recent statement, expressed her joy over associating with the tournament. She also credited her army background for knowing how important sports is, in all walks of life. New announcement !!! #new beginnings ???????? #TPL her we come ???? #finecabhyderabadstrikers !! ???????????????? https://t.co/5wVuSJeGOE — Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) September 14, 2019 Has she ever tried her hands at Tennis? "Yes, I played as a kid but currently play golf as and when I get time...I played golf at a national level but couldn't pursue it further as I took up modelling..I'm happy that now with this League I will be a part of Tennis in a big way," she answered. Th..
                 

Actor Pavail Gulati comes on board for Anubhav Sinha's Thappad

4 days ago  
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Anubhav Sinha's last release Article 15 not only earned great reviews from critics but was also widely loved by the audience. The director is already working on his social drama Thappad, which stars Taapsee Pannu in the lead. On Saturday, Sinha announced a new addition to the cast as actor Pavail Gulati came on board.  "Ladies and Gentlemen, introducing to you Pavail Gulati #Thappad @pavailkgulati @taapsee and wish him a happy birthday too today," he wrote on Twitter. Pavail has earlier appeared on Sidharth Malhotra's Ittefaq and the multi-starrer Kalank. He was last seen in Zoya Akhtar’s web series Made in Heaven.  'I was blown by his audition. I have shot with him for four days now and I must say he is an actor to watch out for next year. This is probably the first time I finalised an actor in a lead part without even having met him and I am happy I did,' he said, discussing Pavail's casting. Ladies and Gentlemen, introducing to you Pavail Gulati #Thappad @pavailkgulati @taapsee an..