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Alaia F starts shooting for Jawani Janeman on a positive note

16 hours ago  
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Alaia F, who has won hearts all over, is all set to make her much-awaited debut with Jawani Janeman for which she set sail to England to begin the shoot. Amidst all the warmth the actress received from her friends and family, even upon her arrival, Alaia F was showered with love to welcome her for a lovely start to her career. The budding star recently left for London and had a warm send-off where her friends and family members came to see her off at the airport, which shows how much the actress is loved. It surely seems that Alaia is blessed with love and warmth as she is all set to kickstart the shoot for her debut film. And her family is definitely rooting for her success! The social media sensation who possesses a massive fan following received a warm welcome at the airport and soon after her arrival made sure that she witnesses the cricket extravaganza of India vs Pakistan with her on-screen father, Saif Ali Khan, and celebrated the World Cup festivity with him. Alaia p..
                 

Ranveer Singh turns into a sports presenter for the India-Pak clash at Old Trafford

19 hours ago  
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Ranveer Singh, whose next film is 83, based on India's 1983 Cricket World Cup victory, is constantly proving his love for cricket. The actor, who was in Manchester for the big India-Pakistan match, took the mic in his hands and commented on the 'biggest' clash in World Cup cricket, from the ground of Old Trafford on Sunday, June 16. Seen at Old Trafford, the actor sent his fans into a frenzy as he turned into a sports presenter/commentator. "Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to cricket's biggest stage. The World Cup and the biggest cricket match - India vs Pakistan, doesn't get bigger than this!" he started. Ranveer also spoke about the weather conditions and said, "We're here in Manchester, the weather's looking alright. The weather is looking promising. It's not looking too bleak. It looks like, we might just have the humdinger of the game that we're all here for." "It's going to be an amazing match; let's hope for some amazing cricket, I am sure we're gonna get some cr..
                 

B-town Buzz: Rakul Preet watches India vs Pak; Saiyami Kher to star in Anurag's next

23 hours ago  
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Rakul Preet Singh watched the India-Pakistan match at Old Trafford. This was the first time the De De Pyaar De actor was catching the action live. "The stadium was buzzing, the energy was infectious. I had butterflies in my stomach," says Singh who is holidaying in England. Another shot After her Bollywood debut, Mirzya (2016), which proved to be a dud, Saiyami Kher had been patiently waiting for her next outing. Word is that she has landed a role in Anurag Kashyap's next. Though the project is under wraps, there's talk that Malayalam film actor Roshan Mathew also features in the film, which is described to be a dark and gritty tale. Also Read: World Cup 2019: Bollywood celebrities laud India as they defeat Pakistan Purrfect pals Yesterday, Kriti Kharbanda had a special visitor on the set of a brand endorsement shoot at Famous Studios, Mahalaxmi. A stray cat refused to budge from the set. The crew had to run after the feline as it often made its way in front of the camera during..
                 

Batla House, Mission Mangal and Saaho to lock horns at the box office

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With an increasing number of players exploiting the film-making market, the inevitable locking horns of movies at the box office has become an accepted norm. However, come August 15, three big-budget offering in Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal, John Abraham's Batla House and Prabhas' Saaho, are set to cash in on the holiday weekend. "It is suicidal," says trade analyst Amod Mehra without mincing words. He points to the budget of each film when highlighting how detrimental the clash will be for the producers. "Saaho's budget is over R200 crore, and Mission Mangal and Batla House also are made on over R100 crore each. It is economically unhealthy for three big movies to clash." If put to test, he sees a clear winner in Saaho, courtesy the pan-India fan following that leading man Prabhas enjoys. Also Read: John Abraham: I enjoy doing political films John Abraham "Saaho is an international release and cuts into mainstream Hindi cinema as well. It's a win-win situation for them to releas..
                 

Alaia F joins mentor and co-star Saif Ali Khan for the India vs Pakistan match

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Alaia F might be the new kid on the block, but her big Bollywood debut, Jawaani Jaaneman, headlined by Saif Ali Khan, is already making the right kind of noise. All set to prep for her role in the film, she will soon join Saif and the cast of the film in London. While the star in the making will spend time on the sets, understanding the film and the vibe of the city, she is also making the most of her visit by going to watch the India-Pakistan World Cup match. Alaia was keen to watch the match with Saif, who has grown up watching his father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi play cricket and lead the Indian cricket team, and knows the sport like the back of his hand. The promising actress has gone for the match with her mentor Saif Ali Khan, who has also been guiding and ensuring that she cements her position in the industry. Also read: Pooja Bedi's daughter Alaia F looks graceful as she does Kathak in this video The coming of age film has a fun angle on how a man confronts the harsh reali..
                 

Rajpal Yadav to spend Father's Day with daughters Jyoti, Rehanshi and Harshita

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Judwaa 2 actor Rajpal Yadav spoke about his plan on Father's Day. On celebrating Father's Day, he said, "I am going to celebrate Father's Day by going out with my kids and spending time with them. But all 365 days in a year feels like Father's Day to me as my 3 daughters Jyoti, Harshita and Rehanshi make me feel special in my life each and every day. So the same joy we share every day not particularly on Father's Day." The actor believes that as a father, it is very important to maintain a balance between work and giving time to people that matter the most. Yadav further added, "Giving time to kids is required for inner strength and you need to be very systematic. As a father, it is very important to spend quality time with children as you get strength from them as well as you impart strength to them and you share joy. I hope each and every child gets that warmth of a father and feel his shade of comfort. As the Prime minister manages the whole country, the same way a father always man..
                 

Giorgia Andriani sizzles in her most recent photoshoot!

2 days ago  
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Italian beauty Giorgia Andriani is a pool of talent and good looks. Not only is Giorgia a fabulous dancer and actor, she is also a real diva. Her fashion sense is admirable and this can be said from the outfits of her most recent photoshoot. In her photoshoot, Giorgia can be seen donning several different outfits. This gorgeous beauty owns every look she wears, perfectly - be it casual, Indian or western! The one that stood out was a pretty and ruffled pink top with a big netted bow which made her look elegant and chic! She matched that with a plain pink skirt that wrapped around her perfectly and delicately, flaunting her beautiful body. She left her hair open and wore a pink lipstick with a natural make up. Check it out: Giorgia opted for minimalistic accessories that enhanced her natural beauty immensely. In another of her looks, Giorgia is seen wearing a gold and navy blue saree along with an embroidered blouse. She matched it with pretty "Jhumkas" and a beautiful ring. The color..
                 

Alaia Furniturewalla on Jawani Janeman: I love to over-prepare

3 days ago  
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If the social media posts that have acquired umpteen followers is testimony, Alaia Furniturewalla is surprisingly comfortable before the camera. Yet, Pooja Bedi's daughter knows that facing the lens for her social media shenanigans isn't quite the same as doing so for her upcoming debut, Jawani Janeman, especially when she's paired alongside industry bigwigs, including Saif Ali Khan. "It's daunting, but it makes every cell in my body dance," chirps Furniturewalla, who plays Khan's daughter in Nitin Kakkar's coming-of-age comedy. Saif Ali Khan "I'm one of those who love to over-prepare, and am hence leaving for London a week in advance. I want to get into the skin of my character and study the script better. I'm working with established artistes who I admire, so I'm understandably nervous. To ease those nerves, Nitin sir thought it would [be apt] for me to observe things on set before I have to go in front of the camera." Furniturewalla will join Khan, who is already stationed at London..
                 

Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Mouni Roy and Nagarjuna promote Brahmastra in Varanasi, see photos

4 days ago  
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The team of Brahmastra - Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Mouni Roy - attended the first press conference to promote this film. The event was held in Varanasi, where the team is currently shooting for Brahmastra along with director Ayan Mukerji. Written and directed by Ayan Mukerji, Brahmastra is a three-part fantasy film that stars megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Take a look at the pictures: Ranbir Kapoor, Nagarjuna, Alia Bhatt and Ayan Mukerji Ranbir Kapoor, Nagarjuna and Alia Bhatt mid-day has learnt that Ranbir Kapoor will be seen playing a DJ in the Amitabh Bachchan and Alia Bhatt starrer. A source revealed, "Ranbir plays a DJ who walks out of his house against his father's wishes. The story then traces his journey as he tries to fulfil his dreams and discovers his superpowers in the process." Ranbir Kapoor, Nagarjuna, Alia Bhatt and Ayan Mukerji It is known that every character in the film possesses superpowers, with Kapoor's character believed to have the power to unleash fire from hi..
                 

Aamir Khan's daughter Ira confirms relationship with this musician! See mushy photos

4 days ago  
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There's a lot of scrutiny in the lives of star kids. Be it Suhana Khan, Aryan Khan, Taimur Ali Khan or Misha Kapoor. The social media is abuzz by their pictures and information. The latest star kid to grab the headlines is Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan. Ira Khan is quite active on social media and often keeps sharing pictures from her daily life. Recently, she indulged in an #AskMe Anything session on Instagram. During this session, one of her followers asked Ira if she was single or dating somebody. To which, the star kid without showing any hesitance shared a picture of herself with musician-boyfriend, Mishaal Kirpalani. In the picture, Ira is seen hugging Mishaal and tagged him in it. Take a look: This isn't the only one but there are several other pictures shared by Ira on her Instagram account.       View this post on Instagram Hope your Spring Break was sunny and smiley as @mishaalkirpalani's, which of course, I piled onto ❤❤&a..
                 

Esha Deol: Bharat lucky to be surrounded by women

6 days ago  
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Two years after welcoming baby Radhya, Esha Deol and husband Bharat Takhtani became parents to another girl on Monday. Derived from the name Mira, Miraya was born at a Khar hospital. Deol tells mid-day, "Bharat and I are extremely happy and blessed. It's wonderful to have another girl in the family. Bharat is one lucky [guy] who will be surrounded by three beautiful women, all his life. Miraya and Radhya will complement each other." Also read: Esha Deol welcomes second child with husband Bharat Takhtani, names her Miraya Hema Malini and Dharmendra at the hospital. Pic/Yogen Shah Mother Hema Malini took a break from her political commitments in Mathura to be beside Esha during the delivery. "All of us are happy to have little Miraya in our family. It always feels nice to be surrounded with little angels," says Malini. Bharat adds, "I am a happy and proud father. Miraya looks like Esha, and Radhya looks like me. So, I am glad that we have babies who resemble us." Also read: See..
                 

Ranveer Singh offers condolence as fan passes away in an accident

6 days ago  
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One of Ranveer Singh's biggest fans passed away suddenly on June 10. The fan was a young man named Jatin Dulera, who was an ardent Bollywood and Ranveer Singh follower. Dulera even had quite a few pictures with Ranveer and many other B-town celebrities. Ranveer Singh, who was shocked by the news, took to Instagram to offer his condolences. He shared a collage of his pictures with Dulera and wrote, "RIP lil homie" Jatin Dulera passed away after he collapsed in the bathroom and his breathing stopped. Paparazzo Viral Bhayani took to Instagram to inform his followers about the sad news. He shared pictures of Jatin Dulera and wrote, "Gone too soon bro. An ardent #ranveersingh fan #JatinDulera died today out of a sudden accident. He was just getting ready to go to office and collapsed in his bathroom as his breathing stopped. Jatin was happy teen who was not into any bad habbits whatsoever. He had lost his father at a very early age and has two younger siblings. His mom works in a governmen..
                 

Nick Jonas reveals his favourite Bollywood song, and it doesn't feature Priyanka Chopra

7 days ago  
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Nick Jonas' love affair with India isn't only limited to wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas. Nick, who has spoken a lot about his love for India, recently spoke about his favourite Bollywood song. While one would have assumed that both would be PeeCee's song, surprisingly that isn't the case. During a recent fan interaction on Instagram, a young woman asked Jonas what his favourite Bollywood songs were. The American singer’sr revealed that he really like Bom Diggy Diggy from Kartik Aryan and Sunny Singh starrer Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018).   Kartik Aaryan and Sunny Singh in a still from Bom Diggy Diggy He also likes Desi Girl from Dostana (2008) — for obvious reasons. Check out Nick's interaction with his fans on Instagram shared by Priyanka's fan club.       View this post on Instagram Priyanka's fans are everywhere & she's so loved worldwide!! Desi Girl & lal dupatta always gonna remain iconic. Also Nick's fav bollywood songs are "..
                 

Sunil Shanbag remembers Girish Karnad: Up to us keep his legacy alive

7 days ago  
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In around 1972-73, when I was still in school, I happened to see Girish Karnad's play Hayavadana, directed by Satyadev Dubey. And that had a very strong influence on me. Even today, I remember how that performance had panned out on stage. It was clear to me after seeing Hayavadana — which involved both the play itself, and its production — that I wanted to do theatre. Over the years, I read a lot of his plays. There were two things that connected me to what he wrote: his deep interest in folk tales and how he was able to use them as metaphors, and his love for history. He belonged to a generation of playwrights who forged an entirely new identity for contemporary Indian theatre. It was a generation of writers who were sensitive to what was happening around them and their work reflected their political concerns, and understanding of society. Girish's greatest strength was his cultural rootedness. The fact that he always wrote first in Kannada says a lot. Of course, his own E..
                 

Priyanka Chopra has the cutest Indian pet name for hubby Nick Jonas

7 days ago  
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Nick Jonas is missing wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas who is in Mumbai on a work commitment. The American singer posted a message, "Missing you (sic)," on his Instastory. PeeCee was quick to respond. She wrote, "Babuuuu! I have so much FOMO! Miss you too (sic)." PeeCee has the most common term of endearment for hubby dearest. We expected something fancier. Isn't this like what almost every girl or boy in India calls her or his partner? Makes us believe that Priyanka is still the desi girl we knew. Priyanka Chopra is currently in Mumbai spending some time with her family. The Quantico actress who's in the city to complete her professional commitments took to Instagram to wish her mum, Madhu Chopra, a happy early birthday. She wrote, "The Chopra FamJam ! Happy early birthday ma.. we love you!! @siddharthchopra89 #kunalbhogal @parineetichopra @madhumalati"       View this post on Instagram The Chopra FamJam ! Happy early birthday ma.. we love you!! @siddharthchopra89 #kunal..
                 

Wishes pour in for Sonam Kapoor on 34th birthday

8 days ago  
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Sonam Kapoor turns a year older today, and many Bollywood celebrities, including her husband, Anand Ahuja, and father, Anil Kapoor, showered their love, wishes and blessings on the actor. Anil Kapoor shared pictures where he is seen standing between Sonam and her mother Sunita Kapoor. In another monochrome picture, he is seen with a kid Sonam. "Happy Birthday, @sonamkapoor ! I can't tell you how incredibly proud we are of you! You have grown into such an exemplary human being & all we can do is stare in awe & feel inspired. Just like every year, this too will be your year in new & exciting ways! Never change! Love you!" he wrote.       View this post on Instagram Happy Birthday, @sonamkapoor ! I can't tell you how incredibly proud we are of you! You have grown into such an exemplary human being & all we can do is stare in awe & feel inspired. Just like every year, this too will be your year in new & exciting ways! Never change! Love you! A pos..
                 

Anand Ahuja wishes 'girlfriend forever' Sonam Kapoor happy b'day in the sweetest way

9 days ago  
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It's Sonam Kapoor's 34th birthday today, June 9, and husband Anand Ahuja wished the style icon in the sweetest way possible. He took to Instagram to share a picture of them together from their wedding reception. Anand shared the picture with the caption, "#girlfriendforever #everydayphenomenal ... Happy Birthday to my world"       View this post on Instagram #girlfriendforever #everydayphenomenal ... Happy Birthday to my 🌍🌎🌏. A post shared by anand s ahuja (@anandahuja) onJun 8, 2019 at 11:59am PDT How cute is that! Sonam Kapoor replied to her hubby's post with the cutest comment. She said, "Love you the most in the world", to which Anand replied saying, "PS I waited 1 month to post this picture so it would be next to our anniversary picture @sonamkapoor". Ugh, is Anand the cutest or what?   Mum Sunita Kapoor also took to Instagram to share a few stories from Sonam's birthday party. Check them out here: Sonam Kapoor celebrate..
                 

Shraddha Kapoor's crewmate from Street Dancer 3D has this to say about her!

9 days ago  
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We all wish to meet our favorite celebrities let alone work and dance with them, don't we? One of Shraddha Kapoor's crewmates Poppin Ticko, from Street Dance, took to Instagram to express how much he loved working with Shraddha Kapoor and how energetic and contagious her vibes were! Hailed as the most relatable actress across the industry for her presence, the actress gets constant appreciation from her peers. The crewmate posted for Shraddha, to which the actress replied with a warm message saying how touched she was. He wrote, "Because I wouldn't be able to tell you this on set 😬 You are kind and a pure soul like a kid. I love your vibe and energy you share is rare. I am so happy that I got to work with you ! And you look soo cute when you do robotics ! May God bless you with more love and good health 🙌 Love you">       View this post on Instagram Because I wouldn't be able to tell you this on set 😬 You are kind and a pure soul like a kid. I love your v..
                 

What has happened to Imran Khan? He has become half his size!

9 days ago  
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Imran Khan, who has been out of the public eye since long, was spotted at a Bandra gym. Looks like the Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008) actor has been working out regularly. He has become half his size! In fact, Aamir Khan's nephew appeared so lean, that onlookers wondered if the personal turmoil in his life was getting to him. He and wife Avantika Malik are said to be on a break after eight years of marriage.  Imran Khan was clicked in Bandra, while he was heading home from his gym. Imran, without hesitating to get papped by the shutterbugs, was all smiles. Check out his pictures here: Imran Khan opted for a basic white t-shirt, paired with grey shorts and black sports shoes. On the work front, Imran Khan was last seen opposite Kangana Ranaut in Katti Batti. The romantic comedy-drama film was directed by Nikkhil Advani and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur. It released in 2015. Later, he made his debut as a director in 2018 with Mission Mars: Keep Walking India, based on India..
                 

Shraddha Kapoor works non-stop; finds it more exhilarating than draining

10 days ago  
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If you see Shraddha Kapoor's shoot schedule then one would definitely need energy in abundance to cope up with it. The actress has been hopping from one set to another as she is on a shooting spree! In the past 20 days, the 'Stree' of Bollywood has been shooting multiple projects continuously. She began with the shoot in Hyderabad for Saaho, from there the actress flew to Dubai for the next schedule of Street Dancer 3D. From Dubai to Istanbul and Antalya for another shoot then back in the bay but it doesn't stop here with just a stay of few hours and back at the sets of Saaho and rolling. Clearly, with the above schedule, Shraddha is one of the busiest actors in Bollywood and talking about the shoot madness the actress shares, "It's a crazy time. I think so as longs as I have my sleep in place and moments to meditate I feel like I can manage well. I love every moment of what I do so this is exhilarating than draining but, of course, there are moments of exhaustion." It's not just the ..
                 

Dia Mirza, Farah Khan to judge Jagran Film Festival

11 days ago  
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Filmmakers Farah Khan, Ketan Mehta, Nikkhil Advani, actor Dia Mirza, and producer Shobu Yarlagadda of Baahubali fame will serve as judges of the upcoming 10th edition of the Jagran Film Festival. The Best Feature Films Award category will be reviewed by Mehta, Khan and Yarlagadda. Advani, Mirza and writer-director Sameer Saxena, on the other hand, will review shorts to choose the winner in the category of the Best Short Films Award. Farah Khan Both the categories aim to celebrate and recognise some of the best work of directors and filmmakers who have incredible stories to tell in the feature and short film formats. "We are delighted to welcome on board a fantastic jury which has the enviable task of choosing the first amongst equals," said Basant Rathore, Senior Vice President, Jagran Prakashan in a statement. The festival will start on July 18 and travel to cities including Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Ludhiana, Dehradun, Indore and Bhopal, before it concludes in Mumbai on S..
                 

Malaika Arora, Amrita Arora and Karisma Kapoor's date night is squad goals!

11 days ago  
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Malaika and Amrita Arora, Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan share an extremely close bond and are BFFs. The gang is frequently seen partying together and hanging out just having a good time. Recently, pictures of Malaika, Amrita, and Karisma sans Kareena Kapoor, surfaced online. The gang seems to be having fun on what looks like a date night for the girls. In a few pictures, Amrita's husband, Shakeel Ladak, also makes an appearance. All three ladies shared photos from their night on their Instagram stories, keeping fans updated about what they've been up to. Looks like the squad is already in weekend mode! Check out a few of their Insta stories: Amrita Arora shared a photo of herself posing with Karisma Kapoor and Malaika Arora in a restaurant. She captioned the pic saying 'Love' with a heart emoji. Karisma then shared a photo of her kissing Amrita, while Malaika kisses Karisma. Karisma wrote, "Fun with the girlies. Missing #bebo. @mallika_bhat" The girl gang was in full love-lo..
                 

See Photos: Salman Khan greets his fans on Eid 2019

12 days ago  
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Salman Khan on Wednesday greeted his fans on the occasion of Eid. The actor waved to a sea of fans who had gathered outside his residence Galaxy Apartments in Bandra, Mumbai. The Bharat star shared the video on his Twitter handle and wished his fans "Eid Mubarak". #EidMubarak pic.twitter.com/nJSVP4Gzqa — Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) June 5, 2019 Every year like a tradition, Salman Khan steps out in his balcony to wave at fans who often wait for hours to catch a glimpse of the star, and wish them on Eid. This time too, it was no different. Salman dressed in a traditional attire came to his balcony along with his mother Salma Khan and father Salim Khan and accepted greetings of his fans. Check out the pictures here: Pic Credit: Pallav Paliwal Pic Credit: Pallav Paliwal Pic credit: Yogen Shah Pic credit: Yogen Shah Also Read: Eid 2019: Shah Rukh Khan wishes fans gathered at Mannat For Salman Khan, this year's Eid has been a happy one due to the release of his most anti..
                 

Eid 2019: Shah Rukh Khan wishes fans gathered at Mannat

12 days ago  
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On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, superstar Shah Rukh Khan, maintaining his yearly tradition, came out on the balcony of his Bandra house, Mannat. The actor, as usual, waved at his fans, who were waiting in the scorching heat just to catch a glimpse of their favourite star. Shah Rukh Khan was dressed in a white kurta and pyjama, and the actor wished everyone 'Eid Mubarak'. Shah Rukh Khan's little one, AbRam, who usually accompanies SRK on these appearances, was also present to wish his dad's fans. At one of the events, SRK shared that be it his birthday or any festival, AbRam wakes up early and says, 'Papa, come soon', "peoples" are waiting. Take a look at the pictures:           Earlier in the day, Bollywood celebrities, who keep in touch with their fans through social media, wished everyone, Eid Mubarak. While Sara Ali Khan posted a pretty picture with mother Amrita Singh, others shared their love and happiness through tweets.       View..
                 

Bharat Movie Review: Age old ideologies with newness

12 days ago  
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BharatU/A: Action, DramaDirector: Ali Abbas ZafarCast: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sunil Grover, Disha Patani, Jackie ShroffRatings: Bharat is bhai's Eidi for his fans. This year, Salman Khan's treat for his loyalists is a film, which is an official adaptation of the Korean film, Ode To My Father (2014). The story begins with a fairly-aged looking Salman Khan (60) with salt-and-pepper hair, having the physique of a 40-year-old. As the movie begins, we're unsure if his fans will accept 'bhai' in this look; while the greys do their bit, Salman's efforts on voice modulation appear to be forced. On the other hand, Katrina Kaif does justice to her part. Bharat isn't like any other Salman Khan film, where the actress is merely eye-candy or has a blink-and-miss appearance. Katrina has an equally meaty role, which she has portrayed with dedication and sincerity. Her command over the Hindi language is incredible. However, the focus on Katrina's dialect made us miss her expressions thro..
                 

Sushmita Sen reveals about the deadly disease that almost cost her life

13 days ago  
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Sushmita Sen is a woman of substance and an inspiration to many women out there. The model-actress has a larger-than-life persona and her Instagram account is all about positivity and being happy. Well, after looking at those intense aerial workouts and yoga asanas, would one ever think that this woman was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. In an interview with Rajeev Masand, the former Miss Universe said that due to the disease, she was losing hair, and this scared her that people wouldn't know who she was, and therefore she joined Instagram. "I was very, very sick and I have hair that's falling. I have become moon-faced and I have steroid deposits. During this time, a thought crossed my mind, if this does kill me, people would never know who I was. So, one night, I just got on to Instagram and opened that page," said Sushmita.       View this post on Instagram ❤ï¸Âworking out together is bliss!!! Even if I have to lend ..
                 

Ali Abbas Zafar: Didn't alter script for Katrina

14 days ago  
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Although claiming to be indifferent about her departure from the project, Bharat actor Salman Khan seems to be seizing every opportunity to talk about Priyanka Chopra quitting "the biggest film of her career", during media interactions. But for director Ali Abbas Zafar, finding a substitute for the desi girl in a film that banks heavily on its portrayal of the Indian milieu, was no mean feat. Roping in Katrina Kaif, who, despite her enhanced grasp over Hindi over the years, is still distanced from the face he had in mind, was a bold choice. "I told Katrina at the onset that we would not alter the script for her. The film was written with Priyanka in mind, and Katrina would have to do precisely what we expected of that character following Priyanka's departure," says Zafar. Ali Abbas Zafar Also read: Ali Abbas Zafar on Bharat: You can't write a romantic scene with Salman and Katrina With the film being a remake of the Korean offering, An Ode To My Father (2014), Zafar had already am..
                 

Katrina Kaif and other B-town beauties make heads turn at Baba Siddique's Iftar party

14 days ago  
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Just like every year, Congress leader Baba Siddique's Iftar party was a starry event. A host of Bollywood and television celebs attended Baba Siddique's Iftar party 2019 at a plush 5-star hotel in Bandra, Mumbai. Katrina Kaif, Mouni Roy, Huma Qureshi and other Bollywood divas completely stole the show with their glitzy and glamorous traditional wear. From Shah Rukh Khan to Salman Khan, a number of the who's who of Bollywood and the television industry were in attendance at the party. Here's taking a look at what the ladies wore to the event. Katrina Kaif was resplendent in an all-white Anarkali dress with sequin detailing. The gorgeous actress paired her outfit with matching mojaris and a stunning pearl and diamond necklace. Huma Qureshi, too, chose white for the Iftar party. The actress wore a lovely embellished white salwar kameez with silver Kolhapuri sandals.  Iulia Vantur was beautiful as always in a golden-white Anarkali dress paired with strappy sandals. Vantur wore a bi..
                 

Mukkabaaz fame Vineet Kumar Singh to play coach in Saandh Ki Aankh

15 days ago  
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Set to play coach to Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar’s characters in Saand Ki Aankh, Vineet Kumar Singh knew that his prep for the film would be far distanced from his wrestler act in Mukkabaaz (2017), which earned him acclaim. "Sharpshooting is a mind-game; it’s about focusing and meditating to hit the bull’s eye. I had to nail the body language," says the actor. Being the mentor of actors playing 60-year-old shooters implied that he had to first comprehend his character’s motivations. "A coach determines the [coaching methods] for his protégés, based on their personalities. The women he trains belong to his village. He is of a unique temperament, and the situation is unusual. But, training two elderly women posed its challenges." Also Read: Vineet Kumar Singh: Feels great that my work is reaching people Vineet Kumar Apart from breaking down the mental makeup of his character, he had to go that extra bit further to do justice to his act by l..
                 

Shraddha Kapoor thanks her fans for their love and support

16 days ago  
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The busy bee of the industry, Shraddha Kapoor has a huge fanbase all across, and the testimony of the same is her social media handle which is clocking 30 million massive followings. The actress' Instagram account is growing rapidly owing to her popularity marking a new milestone each time. Shraddha has been constantly occupied with the rehearsals and shoot for her film 'Street Dancer 3D' at the moment in Dubai. Thanking her fans for their love and support, Shraddha took to her Instagram handle and shared, "Thank you all amazing people for 30 million love and sorry I am a few days late...been shooting non-stop and it's been crazy hectic but crazy fun too. Your love & support keeps me wanting to do what I love to do! love you guys too much!!! [sic]" The Stree actress who, time and again shares pictures carrying her infectious smile keep the fans posted with a spectrum of posts- from dance to selfies, her workout to style goals. Shraddha's presence across the social media is immense..
                 

See Photo: Shanaya Kapoor, Maheep, Sanjay Kapoor are having fun on their US vacation

2 days ago  
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The Kapoors - Sanjay Kapoor, his wife Maheep Kapoor and their kids Shanaya Kapoor and Jahaan Kapoor left for a family vacay, and the pictures of the family have since been ruling the internet. While everyone was wondering where the Kapoors were headed to, news broke of the trio having a grand time in California, USA. Actor-producer Sanjay Kapoor's wife Maheep Kapoor shared a few snaps from their picture-perfect vacation on social media with the caption, "No filter needed! #InMyHappyPlace #LosAngeles #Family". Check Out The Images Right Away       View this post on Instagram No filter needed ! #InMyHappyPlace 🌈 #LosAngeles ❤ï¸Â#Family❤ï¸Â A post shared by Maheep Kapoor (@maheepkapoor) onJun 14, 2019 at 8:22pm PDT       View this post on Instagram #summerholidays2019 ❤ï¸Â A post shared by Sanjay Kapoor (@sanjaykapoor2500) onJun 11, 2019 at 1:20pm PDT ..
                 

Kareena Kapoor is vacationing with Taimur, Karisma in London, but does not bunk gym session

2 days ago  
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Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan had flown to Tuscany, Italy for the summer vacation with their son Taimur Ali Khan. However, now, joining them for the vacation in London, is Bebo's sister Karisma Kapoor with her children - Samaira and Kiaan Raj Kapur. It was Karisma, who took to her Instagram account to share a family photo, which featured Kareena with Taimur, Karisma with daughter Samaira Kapur and son Kiaan Raj Kapur. She called this picture "Love" and why not? The picture has Karisma's son, Kiaan holding an ice-cream while Taimur looks extremely elated in the frame. Take a look at the family picture here:       View this post on Instagram #love❤ï¸Â A post shared by KK (@therealkarismakapoor) onJun 14, 2019 at 10:45am PDT Karisma shared this picture on her Instagram story. Well, we all know that Kareena Kapoor Khan is a fitness addict. Days after delivering Taimur, she was seen outside the gym on a regular ba..
                 

Game Over Movie Review: Super unnatural thriller!

3 days ago  
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Game OverU/ADirector: Ashwin SaravananCast: Taapsee PannuRating: This is what you would typically call a "genre" pic. By which, thematically, I mean a supernatural thriller/horror. Why is such a movie usually the hardest to pull off? Because they have to work within time-tested tricks and tropes, to ideally produce jumps, and jolts. Competent camera-work and editing matter more than anything else. And in that regard, the film either works, or doesn't. Which isn't to suggest all such movies are roughly the same; of course not. In fact even films that don't quite belong to the genre employ its devices effectively to tell their tale. Take Vikramaditya Motwane's Trapped (2016), for instance. On the face of it, it's about a man trapped in a building, which while horrific, isn't quite horror (strictly speaking). But it really does play out entirely like a horror movie. Why do I mention Trapped? Because that one pretty much had just one actor/protagonist on the screen, all the way. So does th..
                 

Special screening of Bharat held for families separated during Partition

4 days ago  
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Basking in the success of their latest action-drama, Bharat, actors Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif hosted a special screening of the film for families separated during the Partition in 1947. The Partition segment is an important part of the film, which showcases Bharat's (Salman's character in the film) life in different avatars spanning over a period of over 60 years, starting from 1964 to 2010. As for Katrina Kaif, meeting the families who actually witnessed Partition, was the best part of the entire journey. Talking on the same she said, "Meeting the families who have connections with the 1947 Partition was the best part of my entire journey so far. Those people were so warm and loving and to talk to them about their miseries and how they felt about the whole Partition and their views on what we have shown in the film... That was the biggest test for us because it's a matter of the real story." All pictures: Yogen Shah  Both the actors interacted with the families and clicked pi..
                 

B-town buzz: Saaho's endless shooting continues, Kriti Kharbanda makes a splash

5 days ago  
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Though the makers have announced the film will release on Independence Day, the shooting of the multi-lingual Saaho is still on. Considering that it is an action thriller loaded with special effects, post-production will take time. After a recent spell of shooting in Karjat, word is that lead stars, Prabhas, and Shraddha Kapoor, will jet off to Austria where the film’s next schedule will roll. Prabhas They are slated to shoot for a song as well as a couple of scenes. The Baahubali star has been shooting for the film since 2017. A teaser is slated to release on June 13.  The makers recently shared the new poster of Saaho in which Shraddha can be seen holding a gun and slaying with the bold stare which has definitely ensured that the actress stood true to the words, "If looks could kill."       View this post on Instagram The teaser is out on June 13th! #SAAHO #15thAugWithSaaho @actorprabhas @sujeethsign ❤ï¸ÂðŸ–¤..
                 

Shahid Kapoor and Samir Jaura on body transformation for Kabir Singh

6 days ago  
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For an actor who is admittedly particular about being in shape, Shahid Kapoor is surprisingly unperturbed about being undone on screen for Kabir Singh. "It's always character before your personal life," he says before chronicling the process of first gaining eight kilos, and then losing 14, for the film. For the weight gain portion Weight to gain8kilos Calories4,000 What Shahid wantedThe team decided to first shoot the portions that saw me out of shape. The character goes through an emotional phase; he is self-destructive and doesn't care about how he looks. Actors are used to [looking] their best, at all times. But, here, I had to look as disinterested as I could about the way I appeared. Hence, we took the decision to grow the hair and beard. They took about two-and-a-half months to grow out, and during this phase I worked with my trainer Samir Jaura on drafting a plan and achieving the [hefty] look. If you sit down and make a plan, there's a smart way of [gaining weight]. How Jaura ..
                 

B-town buzz: Anil Kapoor is fighting fit; Shreyas Talpade gets an app

6 days ago  
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Yesterday, Anil Kapoor shared a video on his Instagram account in which he can be seen jogging. A voice in the background motivates him to move faster. Turns out this is how Mr Jhakaas is preparing for his act in Mohit Suri's Malang.       View this post on Instagram ‪And it’s begun! #Malang shoot prep! Here’s to new beginnings!‬ @mohitsuri @adityaroykapur @dishapatani @khemster2 #BhushanKumar #LuvRanjan @gargankur82 @jayshewakramani @tseries.official @luv_films @malangfilm ‪ A post shared by anilskapoor (@anilskapoor) onJun 10, 2019 at 1:56am PDT The ageless Kapoor is conscious about his diet and exercise regime. He is fighting fit, so isn't running a part of his daily fitness regime? Also read: Anil Kapoor: My role in Malang has shades of grey No hang-ups Last seen as playing Shraddha Kapoor's mother in Ok Jaanu (2017), Kitu Gidwani's next Bollywood outing is Dunno Y Na Jaane Kyu: Love Is Love. The actor has shed her inhibitions to play ..
                 

World Cup 2019: Anushka Sharma can't stop praising husband Virat Kohli's on-field gesture

7 days ago  
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Anushka Sharma lauded her husband and India cricket captain Virat Kohli for stopping Indian fans from booing former Australia captain Steve Smith during their World Cup match in London on Sunday. "Aggressive player, benevolent man - so easy to love," Anushka posted on her Instagram story, along with a news snippet of Virat's act. Smith was constantly booed by Indian fans during the World Cup fixture between India and Australia at the Kennington Oval which the Indian team won by 36 runs. Smith, who was the captain when the Australian ball-tampering controversy took place last year, was first booed, with chants of "cheater, cheater", making the rounds while he was fielding at a third man during the Indian innings. All-rounder Hardik Pandya had just been dismissed, and the crowd tried to get under Smith's skin with the chants. Also Read: Virat Kohli steals alone time with Anushka Sharma to celebrate her 31st birthday Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who was batting at the time, looked up..
                 

Photos: Ananya, Janhvi, Khushi, Karisma make merry at Sonam Kapoor's birthday bash

7 days ago  
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Sonam Kapoor celebrated her 34th birthday yesterday, June 9. The Veere Di Wedding actress received a lot of love and affection from her family and close friends throughout the day, and Sonam enjoyed her special day with her dear ones. Sonam also threw a birthday brunch later that day, and several of her friends from the industry attended the party and let their hair down. Some of the most popular faces at the party were Karisma Kapoor, who's making her digital debut with the web series Mentalhood, Sonam's cousins Janhvi, Khushi and Shanaya Kapoor, aunt Maheep Kapoor, B-town newbie Ananya Panday, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Masaba Gupta, sister Rhea Kapoor and, of course, husband Anand Ahuja. Karisma Kapoor shared tons of moments from the fun party on her Instagram account. She shared pictures with the birthday girl and other guests and wrote, "Special Sunday with Sonam ! #sundaybrunch #birthdaygirl @sonamkapoor @rheakapoor what a fun afternoon"       View this post on ..
                 

Does Ranveer Singh give style tips to wife Deepika Padukone? Netizens think so

8 days ago  
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Deepika Padukone picked white and neon green casual wear for her airport look, and netizens couldn't stop wondering if her husband and actor Ranveer Singh, known for his unconventional fashion sense, was the inspiration. According to a source, Deepika was flying to London for the shooting of filmmaker Kabir Khan's film "83", which also stars Ranveer. Deepika Padukone/picture courtesy: Yogen Shah On Sunday, Deepika Padukone was spotted at the Mumbai airport, and the actress was seen wearing a neon coloured tracksuit. After her images from the airport became viral online, netizens commented on how she is following in his footsteps. Also Read: See photos: Malaika Arora and Ranveer Singh rock neon One wrote: "What's wrong with her fashion sense? I think she's just following in her husband's footsteps." Another wrote that after Ranveer and Deepika tied the knot in Italy in November 2018, Ranveer didn't change, but he changed Deepika. Some even compared her outfit to a neon suit that..
                 

B-town buzz: Anupam Kher's tourist act, Priyanka Bose and Aparshakti Khurana's Iskool Bag

8 days ago  
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When in Thailand, do as the Thais do. Anupam Kher is holidaying in Bangkok and has been using the scooter taxi to commute. The veteran actor even dropped in to meet Akshay Kumar on the scooter taxi. Kher finds it fun and adventurous. Mr Khiladi was also game for it. But the latter would have also done some stunts on it! On the work front, Akshay will be next seen in Good News, which also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kiara Advani, and Diljit Dosanjh. The film will release on December 27. The actor also has Housefull 4, Sooryavanshi, and Laxmmi Bomb in the pipeline. Laxmmi Bomb is a remake of the Tamil super-hit horror comedy film, Muni 2: Kanchana (2011). In Laxmmi Bomb, Akshay Kumar plays the character of a man, who is possessed by the soul of a transgender woman. And, this is how the transgender wants to take revenge from those who caused her untimely death. A new pairing Priyanka Bose and Aparshakti Khurana will star in Aditya Bharadwaj's directorial debut, Iskool Bag. Bose is known f..
                 

Shibani Dandekar drools over Disha Patani's hot photo; check post

9 days ago  
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As usual, Disha Patani treated fans with a yet-another glimpse of herself from a promotional photoshoot. The actress frequently promotes the innerwear brand, and her photos receive thousand and millions of likes and comments. Disha's latest post has her in a black crop top with a black innerwear. She received many comments for it. There was one comment, which asked the Bharat actress to not raise the temperature as it is very hot outside.  Disha Patani shared the photo and wrote: "#mycalvins @calvinklein [sic]"       View this post on Instagram 🌹🌹🌹 #mycalvins @calvinklein A post shared by disha patani (paatni) (@dishapatani) onJun 7, 2019 at 5:30am PDT However, there was an unusual comment from one of the industry insiders. The comment was from Farhan Akhtar's girlfriend, Shibani Dandekar. She commented two fire emoticons.  Take a look: Talking about Farhan Akhtar and S..
                 

Amitabh, Abhishek, Aishwarya pay last respects to longtime secretary Sheetal Jain

9 days ago  
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Sheetal Jain's demise has come as a shock to many in the Bollywood film fraternity. Amitabh Bachchan's longtime secretary - Sheetal Jain passed away on Saturday - June 8, 2019. He was 77. The Bachchan family attended Jain's funeral, which was held at the Pawan Hans Crematorium, Vile Parle, Mumbai. Abhishek Bachchan at the last rites.  Jain had been working with Amitabh Bachchan and family for nearly over 35 years. He had also produced Amitabh Bachchan's Bade Miyan Chote Miya.  Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan perform the last rites. Aishwarya Rai was also present at the funeral. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai took to Twitter to mourn Sheetal Jain's death. He wrote: Today great friend of movie industry passed away. SHEETAL JAIN n long time secretary to Amitabh Bachchan. I always found Sheetal ji as most humble n profound as Amit ji. He was a man of deep philosophy n compassion as i met him closely. RIP SHEETAL JI. (sic) Today great friend of movie industry passed away.SHEE..
                 

Shilpa Shetty 44th birthday: Raj Kundra's sweet message for 'darling'

9 days ago  
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Shilpa Shetty, an actress, who refuses to age, turned 44 on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The actress and a television reality show judge, lifestyle expert, Shilpa Shetty has many feathers to her cap. On the occasion of her birthday, Shetty's businessman-husband Raj Kundra penned down an emotional and heartfelt note for her. Raj Kundra shared a photo of himself with wife Shilpa Shetty from one of their vacations and wrote how he considers her to be a "blessing". "When I look back at our journey I just thank god for putting his favourite angel in my life. You are a blessing and I cant express how much I love you @theshilpashetty wishing you a very happy happy birthday. May all your dreams and wishes come true my darling! You have proven that with a healthy and happy lifestyle age is just a number!! Thank you for inspiring us all [sic]"       View this post on Instagram When I look back at our journey I just thank god for putting his favourite angel in my life. You are a ble..
                 

Janhvi Kapoor hits the gym in a crop top; What's Katrina Kaif's reaction to this?

10 days ago  
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Janhvi Kapoor makes sure to hit the gym daily, and her paparazzi snaps are proof enough. Recently, the Dhadak actress was spotted in a pretty pastel crop top, paired with blue yoga shorts at the gym. Well, this time around, Janhvi's attire has taken the internet by storm. This reminds us, Katrina Kaif now may have an added reason to worry about Janhvi Kapoor's gym wear — the length of her top. Remember, Kat had expressed concern on Neha Dhupia's chat show about "the very, very short shorts" that Kapoor wears? For the unversed, Katrin Kaif was thrown a plethora of questions by Neha Dhupia on her show, out of which, one was about the celebrity who goes OTT (over-the-top) with their gym and workout outfits, to which, Katrina said, "Not OTT, but I am concerned about the very, very short shorts that Jahnvi wears! She comes to my gym as well, so we, often are together in the gym. I just worry about her sometimes." Take a look at Janhvi Kapoor's recent gym outfit: Now, Jahnvi has ..
                 

Malaika Arora can't get over how "grumpy" Arjun Kapoor looks in this photo

11 days ago  
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Arjun Kapoor, who will soon be seen in the historical drama Panipat, shared a post on Instagram and said that he always knew he would be doing this movie. The post in question is a cute throwback photo of him as a child, sitting on a mechanical horse, looking serious as ever. The Ishaqzaade actor captioned the picture as, "Began my horse riding prep way early in life... Always knew I was gonna be doing Panipat... #panipatprep #horsingaround #grumps4life #throwbackthursday"       View this post on Instagram Began my horse riding prep way early in life... Always knew I was gonna be doing Panipat... #panipatprep #horsingaround🐎 #grumps4life #throwbackthursday A post shared by Arjun Kapoor (@arjunkapoor) onJun 6, 2019 at 3:15am PDT Beau Malaika Arora was quick on the uptake and commented on his picture saying, "Why so grumpy???" It wasn't just Malaika who thought Arjun looked grumpy sitting on that horse; Pooja Hegde too thought the same. The Mohenjo D..
                 

This is how Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades chill when at home

12 days ago  
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The world knows that Arjun Rampal and model Gabriella Demetriades are dating, and that the couple is expecting their first child together. The couple just enjoyed a babymoon in the Maldives and later, Arjun Rampal hosted a baby shower for Gabriella, where he turned DJ. Now, Gabriella has shared a few Insta stories that depict life as it is with Arjun in their shared home. Check out the fun glimpses into her life! Looks like Arjun Rampal is taking DJ-ing quite seriously! Gabriella captioned this picture "This is what happens when we get home from work..." Arjun can be seen spinning the disc and Gabriella can be seen enjoying the music, as can be seen in the next Insta story...   The couple also seemed to be catching up on the ongoing match between India and South Africa. And then it's dinner time for the pair with some healthy and delicious-looking food! Arjun and Gabriella are said to have met during an Indian Premier League (IPL) after-party in 2009 when the actor and ex..
                 

Watch Video: Kangana Ranaut celebrates Eid with Panga team

12 days ago  
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Kangana Ranaut, who is currently busy shooting Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's sports drama Panga, celebrated Eid with her co-stars on the sets. Team Kangana Ranaut shared a few boomerangs and pictures from the sets of Panga where the crew of the film along with the director, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, and co-star, Richa Chadha. The Queen can be seen relishing festive treats wearing a pretty sharara suit. "Food coma on the sets of #Panga. Life is good. Eid Mubarak to everyone", Team Kangana wrote on the Instagram handle. Panga director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari too shared images on her Instagram account and captioned, "After really tough shooting days. Today we want have some fun along with completing our scenes and cherish these moments for life. #eidmubarak".       View this post on Instagram Food coma on the sets of #Panga. Life is good. Eid Mubarak to everyone 🌛😇 A post shared by Kangana Ranaut (@team_kangana_ranaut) onJun 5, 2019 at 4:23am PDT   &n..
                 

This throwback photo of Jackie and Ayesha Shroff shared by Tiger is too precious

12 days ago  
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It's Jackie and Ayesha Shroff's wedding anniversary, today, June 5, and it's Ayesha's 59th birthday too! Doting son Tiger Shroff took to Instagram to wish his parents a happy anniversary, and mum Ayesha, a happy birthday.  Tiger shared a lovely throwback photo of Jackie and Ayesha Shroff and captioned it as, "Happiest birthday to the besttt mom ever love you most mama...and daddy and happy anniversary! So lucky to have you two! @ayeshashroff @apnabhidu"       View this post on Instagram Happiest birthday to the besttt mom ever love you most mama...and daddy ❤❤❤ and happy anniversary! So lucky to have you two! @ayeshashroff @apnabhidu A post shared by Tiger Shroff (@tigerjackieshroff) onJun 5, 2019 at 12:20am PDT The sepia-toned picture shows a young Jackie and Ayesha looking hip and uber-cool flaunting the fashion of that time. Don't they look awesome together? The couple's daughter and Tiger's sister, Krishna, too, took to Instagram to wish her parent..
                 

Katrina Kaif on Bharat: It's the best role of my career

13 days ago  
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Excelling in parts over her 15-year journey in Bollywood, Katrina Kaif, it may be argued, has only come into her own, recently. Despite the mixed reaction that Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) drew, cinephiles were pleasantly surprised to see the actor shine through with her athletic display. In a bid to prove that the acting prowess she made evident in the Salman Khan-starrer was no fluke, she went on to put up a power-packed performance in Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero (2018). But even as she finds herself in the good books of critics who may pan her films, Kaif continues to green-light projects that bank heavily on their leading men. Even then, she considers herself 'lucky' to bag the roles that she does. "I could be wrong, but Bharat is the best role of my career, on paper," says the actor. "There are instances when [an actor] doesn’t get too much screen time in a Salman Khan-movie. But, I have been fortunate to get films with strong roles." A still from Bharat While director Ali Abbas Z..
                 

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor take a boat ride on the sets of Brahmastra; see photos

13 days ago  
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Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are currently shooting for Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra in Varanasi. Reports suggest that the shoot of the film will also take place inside Ramnagar Fort and Chet Singh Fort at Varanasi. Written and directed by Ayan Mukerji, Brahmastra is a three-part fantasy film that stars Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, and Mouni Roy in lead roles. Earlier last month, Alia and Ranbir completed their London schedule for their film and now pictures of Bhatt and Kapoor filming on a boat have gone viral. Check out a few: Ranbir gets a quick touch-up during the shoot. Alia Bhatt's look is quite simple, yet pretty, in a pair of blue jeans, a white top and a long red jacket. Alia Bhatt gets a touch-up during the shoot of Brahmastra. Here's Ranbir Kapoor helping Alia Bhatt into the boat. Both actors flaunt casual-chic avatars making us wonder what their onscreen characters will be like.  mid-day has learnt that Ranbir Kapoor will be seen playing ..
                 

After Madrid, Farhan Akhtar is pumping back into Toofan mode

14 days ago  
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Actor, film director, writer, singer, producer, and a fanatic sports lover Farhan Akhtar is surely a multifaceted man. After being honoured as a special guest representing International Indian Ambassador to the UEFA Football finals in Madrid, the actor who has been treating the audience with back to back workout videos and pictures is back to Toofan prep mode. As he starts his prep, Farhan Akhtar took to his social media and wrote a witty post, "Holiday? There's no such thing #toofaninthemaking" Farhan Akhtar who has been a symbol of sportsmanship through his great body of work in his film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, and now Toofan, is currently training to be a boxer for his next. As the actor is back to Mumbai after his memorable trip to Madrid, Farhan Akhtar is back to work and has started his prep for Toofan. The trip took Farhan back to his Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara days while he was present there for his passion, football. A widely celebrated, successful and influential celebrity in Indi..
                 

Taimur, Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan's vacation pics from Tuscany look like great fun

15 days ago  
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The Pataudis - Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Taimur Ali Khan - left for a family vacay on May 30, and the pictures of the family have since been ruling the internet. Cutie Taimur was spotted in his pyjamas, and the sleepyhead couldn't stop yawning when snapped by the shutterbugs at the Mumbai airport.  While everyone was wondering where the Khans were headed to, news broke of the trio having a grand time in the UK. Currently in Tuscany, Bebo's picture holding Taimur Ali Khan and Saif's arm wrapped around her shoulders is doing the rounds on the internet.  Also View: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Taimur Ali Khan spotted at Mumbai airport Kareena's stylist has shared a few snaps from their picture-perfect vacation and wrote: "Hello from Tuscany from the Pataudi's [sic]." In fact, in the other picture, Saif and Kareena are posing perfectly, and the duo is soaking in the Tuscan sun. Check out the images right away       View this post on I..
                 

Alia Bhatt and other B-town celebs wish Sonakshi Sinha on her birthday

15 days ago  
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Sonakshi Sinha, known for her chirpy roles and melodious singing, turned 32 today. The actress had earlier revealed that she would be celebrating her special day with her close friends at a farmhouse on the outskirts of Mumbai. Scores of birthday wishes were showered on Sonakshi Sinha on social media starting from when she ringed in her birthday at midnight. Fukrey fame Varun Sharma shared a video of Sonakshi Sinha bubbling with joy as she cut two birthday cakes.  One of her birthday cakes was Rockstar-themed, reflecting her passion for music. Sonakshi had released her debut single Aaj Mood Ishqaholic hai in 2015, in collaboration with music producers Meet Bros. and has sung several times in her own movies. Bollywood celebrities took to different social media platforms to wish the actress on her birthday. Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor, Athiya Shetty, Ananya Panday and fashion designer Anita Dogre wished her on their Instagram stories. See photos: In pics: 15 reasons why Son..
                 

Sunil Grover: Nobody bothers if I am there in Bharat or not

16 days ago  
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Protégé of late satirist Jaspal Bhatti, Sunil Grover, who reigned television as Gutthi and Dr Mashoor Gulati, is making his commercial film debut of sorts with Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif-starrer Bharat. After doing blink-and-miss roles in films since Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998), last year, Grover was roped in Vishal Bhardwaj's Pataakha as a lead. While the film didn't mint moolah at the box office, it garnered the comedian-actor a meaty role in Ali Abbas Zafar's directorial. In a chat with mid-day, Grover talks about his experience of working on a commercial film, the joys of entertainig people with comedy and more. While the box office results didn't pan out as expected, you received critical acclaim for your performance in Pataakha.Yes, I received a lot of appreciation [for my work] in Pataakha. It boosted my confidence and it was all possible because Vishal [Bhardwaj] sir always encouraged me. It had been a life-long dream to work with him. He gave me the opportunity to..
                 

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Shahid Kapoor: Changing what's perfectly good is recipe for disaster

2 days ago  
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When we meet Shahid Kapoor, he is sitting on the floor of his suite in a five-star hotel, dressed casually in black pyjamas and a hoodie, finishing his lunch. Evidently relaxed, presumably from the good buzz around the film (Hindi remake of the Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy), he talks to us about why he agreed to do this remake, how he altered his process and his production plans. I am an Arjun Reddy fan, and I am guessing you are too, which is why you agreed to do the film.I am a big fan of the film. The script didn't come to me. I watched Arjun Reddy and loved it. It ticked most of the boxes for me as an actor. He is an emotionally distraught man. Vijay [Deverakonda] and I had our own take on being a self-destructive surgeon. Because it is a love story, the inherent emotion is very beautiful. It has its dark moments but overall the film gives a viewer a wholesome experience. I went back to playing a college guy after Ishq Vishk [my debut film]. I felt the film has pathos. The textur..
                 

Inside photos: Aamir Khan's 'Ammi's' 85th birthday celebration

3 days ago  
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Aamir Khan's mother Zeenat turned 85. On Thursday, the actor hosted a celebration in Dharamshala to ring in his ammi's big day with near and dear ones, which included Aamir's former wife Reena Dutta, Kiran Rao with her parents, son Junaid, and Azad with daughter Ira, along with director Mansoor Khan, sisters Nikhat Khan, Farhat Khan, Nuzhat Khan and Amin Hajee with the twin Karim Hajee amongst others was also present. Aamir Khan's daughter Ira posted pictures and videos from the party. Little Azad helped grandmom cut the birthday cake. Check out the video right here:       View this post on Instagram Aamir Khan 'ın Annesi Zeenat Khan ' ın Doğum Gününü Kutlarız.. 🍀 Happy Birtday Zeenat Hanım bu Yakışıklı Adamı doğurduğun için teşekkür ederim :) @_aamirkhan #aamirkhan A post shared by Aamir Khan (@_aamirkhanturkeyfan) onJun 13, 2019 at 12:31pm PDT Ira penned a sweet message along with pictures on social med..
                 

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Happy Birthday Disha Patani: From Tiger Shroff to Anil Kapoor, celebs extend wishes

4 days ago  
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Disha Patani is celebrating her 27th birthday on Thursday, June 13. From Twitter to Instagram, Bollywood celebrities wished the birthday girl loads of happiness. One of the first actors to wish the birthday girl was her alleged beau, Tiger Shroff. Her rumoured boyfriend shared a video on his Instagram handle which shows some of her great dance moves along with Tiger. He captioned the video as, "Happy birthday D!", with hordes of birthday and love emojis.       View this post on Instagram Happy birthday D! 🍰🍰🍰🔥🔥🔥🐥🐥❤❤❤ @dishapatani A post shared by Tiger Shroff (@tigerjackieshroff) onJun 12, 2019 at 11:06pm PDT Anil Kapoor also wished the MS Dhoni girl a very happy birthday. Anil Kapoor, who will be sharing screen space with her in Mohit Suri's Malang, posted a picture along with Aditya Roy Kapur and director Mohit ..
                 

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Sushmita Sen congratulates brother Rajeev and sister-in-law Charu on their wedding

4 days ago  
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Sushmita Sen's brother, Rajeev Sen, who had been dating TV actress Charu Asopa, got married to her in a court wedding on June 7, 2019. The couple will be having a big fat Indian wedding in Goa, on June 16. Sushmita, however, wasn't seen around on Rajeev and Charu's June 7 wedding, and has now written a sweet note congratulating the couple. Rajeev Sen shared an Instagram story of the note that Sushmita wrote for him. The note reads, "Congratulations on your wedding day! May God always bless your union and gift you the courage to honour this beautiful commitment! Thank you for giving me the privilege to dress you both for your wedding ceremony! A moment and memory I'll cherish forever! Here's to your happiness and prosperity together..." Rajeev Sen and Charu Asopa got married in a court wedding on June 7. Rajeev took to Instagram to share his happy day with his followers and friends. He shared several pictures of himself with his now wife Charu Asopa and wrote, "i Rajeev sen take Charu ..
                 

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Can you spot Alia Bhatt, Masaba Gupta, Hrithik Roshan in this rare childhood photo?

5 days ago  
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Film producer Anu Ranjan shared an adorable childhood picture of Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt and her sister Shaheen Bhatt, Akansha Ranjan and Anushka Ranjan, Masaba Gupta along with a young Hrithik Roshan. Can you spot them in the photo?       View this post on Instagram These are the most adorable ones ,without realising 💞💞 A post shared by Anu Ranjan (@anuranjan1010) onJun 11, 2019 at 2:21am PDT Anu Ranjan captioned the epic image as, "These are the most adorable ones, without realising [sic]". The throwback image took the internet by storm, melting the hearts of their fans. One Instagram user wrote, "Hrithik looks the same even after so many years! Wow," while another commented, "Beautiful girls in the world.(sic)". One of the users also commented, "Hrithik is soooooooooo Handsome. And Masaba n Alia are cute". On the work front, Hrithik is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film Super 30...
                 

After Amitabh Bachchan, now Adnan Sami's Twitter account hacked!

6 days ago  
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Singer Adnan Sami's Twitter account was hacked today, after Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account last evening. Their Twitter accounts were allegedly hacked by 'pro-Pakistan' Turkish hacker group, Ayyildiz Tim Turkish Cyber Army. Amitabh Bachchan's account has since been restored, and looks like Sami's account is in the process of being brought to normalcy. Just like with Amitabh Bachchan's account, the tweets posted by hackers on Adnan Sami's Twitter page were also about their friendly relations with Pakistan, and at the same time, expressing the desire to meet with their brothers in Pakistan.   Adnan Sami's profile picture was changed that of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's, and his bio was changed to Ayyildiz Tim Love Pakistan. The hackers posted photographs of the Pakistan and Turkish flags with a tweet saying, "We would be happy to be visit our brother country Pakistan and have a cup of tea with your esteemed Prime Minister. This will be a great opportunity to v..
                 

Vidya Balan's vacation pictures makes Sonakshi Sinha cry

6 days ago  
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Vidya Balan is currently on a vacation to the beautiful island of Bali. The actress was on a photo-sharing spree from her holiday, and the fans can't stop looking at the lovely vacation pictures. Dressed in a maroon casual gown and a billion-dollar smile, Vidya's vacation photos Bali will certainly make you pack your bags and go off on a holiday at a scenic location. She captioned the image, "#Alive #Happy #FunintheSun #PureJoy. i looove my dress.Thankoo".       View this post on Instagram Joy 🤩... #Alive #Happy #FunintheSun #PureJoy @sandhu_aditi you’ve got to be the best candid photographer i know 😍.Thankoo ðŸ¤Â—! @rickroyco i looove my dress 😍.Thankoo ðŸ¤Â—! A post shared by Vidya Balan (@balanvidya) onJun 10, 2019 at 8:08pm PDT However, Vi..
                 

This is how Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account looked, when hacked!

7 days ago  
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Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked on Monday night, as his profile picture got replaced with that of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Big B's Twitter account was allegedly hacked by 'pro-Pakistan' Turkish hacker group, Ayyildiz Tim Turkish Cyber Army. The tweets posted by hackers were all about praises and their friendly relations with Pakistan, and at the same time, slamming India for alleged attacks on Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan. A tweet was pinned on Big B's Twitter handle that read, "This is an important call to the whole world! We do condemn the irrespective behaviors of Iceland republic towards Turkish footballers. We speak softly but carry a big stick and inform you about the big Cyber attack here. As Ayyildiz Tim Turkish Cyber Armny +++" Big B's Twitter bio was also changed, which read, "Actor ... well at least some are STILL saying so !! Love Pakistan." The hackers also changed the display picture of Bachchan to Pakistan Prime Minister Imr..
                 

Hrithik Roshan's sister Sunaina Roshan reacts to reports about her deteriorating health

7 days ago  
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Hrithik Roshan's sister Sunaina Roshan has been in the news recently. While reports of her health, allegedly, deteriorating due to which she was under a critical watch, surfaced on the internet on Sunday, Sunaina has rubbished all the rumours. The reports by various leading news websites stated that "The reasons for Sunaina's health conditions are unknown even for the doctors, which has become a worry for Hrithik Roshan's family." However, slamming the report, Sunaina tweeted, "Surprised to read about me being critical in hospital. Hello, Times of India. I am out with friends and partying! Pls get your facts right. [sic]" Surprised to read about me being critical in hospital. Hello Times of India. I am out with friends and partying! Pls get your facts right. — Sunaina Roshan (@sunainaRoshan22) June 9, 2019 Sunaina has been through a broken marriage, battled depression, diabetes and hypertension, undergone bariatric surgery, sought psychiatric help and survived cervical cancer. ..
                 

Malaika Arora, Arjun Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Natasha Dalal at Sonam Kapoor's 43th birthday brunch

8 days ago  
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Bollywood celebrities descended at her residence for the occasion. The 'Neerja' actress was seen in a silver dress as she celebrated her birthday by cutting the cake. Sonam Kapoor celebrates her 34th birthday with the media at her residence in Juhu, Mumbai/picture courtesy: Yogen Shah The party was attended by filmmaker Karan Johar, Malaika Arora, Arjun Kapoor, Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Sanya Malhotra, Ananya Panday and many more. Malaika Arora Malaika Arora arrived with filmmaker Karan Johar, she was sporting a traditional outfit. She was seen glowing in a beautiful, floral printed cream silk saree and a heavy choker. Arjun Kapoor Arjun Kapoor, who is rumoured to be dating Malaika, was seen in his signature casual outfit. He was wearing a pair of jeans and a shirt. Janhvi Kapoor Newbie actress Janhvi Kapoor looked glamorous in a white short dress. Debutante of SOTY 2, actress Ananya Panday, arrived in a summer dress. Sanjay Kapoor's daughter Shanaya Kapoor was also seen at the pa..
                 

Amitabh Bachchan pens heartfelt note for Sheetal Jain, says they don't make people like him anymore

8 days ago  
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Sheetal Jain, who had been working with Amitabh Bachchan and his family closely for over 35 years, passed away on June 8, and the last rites were performed at the Pawan Hans Crematorium in Vile Parle, Mumbai. He was 77. Sheetal Jain, who was Amitabh Bachchan's longtime secretary, had also produced the actor's film Bade Miyan Chote Miya. An emotional Amitabh Bachchan took to his blog and penned a heartfelt note for his friend and manager, Sheetal Jain. He wrote, "He carried the burden of my work for almost 40 years.. gentle, diligent, humble and the picture of sincerity and honesty.. today I carried him to his last journey... Sheetal Jain my Manager, Secretary through thick and thin, passed away this morning after a short but severe battle in Hospital... and flashes of his association through these 40 years, as a member of the family swept by... His dedication and devotion to his work... his gentle manner, won him many admirers and those that came in contact with him through all th..
                 

Ayushmann Khurrana: I approach directors myself

9 days ago  
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Soon after watching Mulk, Ayushmann Khurrana approached director Anubhav Sinha to express his admiration for the way he highlighted the issue of stereotyping Muslims in the wake of a terror attack. Offering himself as a prospective actor for his future project, Khurrana — who has delivered only box-office successes over the past few years — had the director revisit a half-written script. As this script finally makes it to the big screen, the actor, in an interview with mid-day, talks of working on his "first serious film", Article 15, reportedly based on the Badaun Case [gangrape and murder of two teenage girls in UP that CBI concluded as suicide]. Tell us about your initial discussion with Anubhav Sinha on the film, and your subsequent casting in it.He had called me for a rom-com. I had watched his last film, Mulk, and loved it. It says things in such a different way. So, I told him I wanted to do something like that, and asked him what [scripts] he had. He narrated this o..
                 

Nuts about each other! Priya Runchal shares mushy anniversary post with husband John Abraham

9 days ago  
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John Abraham and Priya Runchal had a hush-hush wedding, so not many are aware of the date they got hitched. The actor still prefers to keep his wife away from prying eyes. But it looks like winds of change are blowing. Runchal, who is an investment banker, shared a lovey-dovey picture with hubby and wrote, "Three coconuts, happy anniversary (sic)." Those in the know say they tied the knot on June 5, 2014. That means they celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary. While many Bollywood celebrities have their married life displayed on their social media sites, there are some who prefer to keep it private. Amongst those, one is actor John Abraham. The actor, who once had a colourful life, is now a dedicated husband, filmmaker, and actor. Rarely does his wife Priya features on his Instagram account, whereas, Priya's Instagram account, which is an unverified one, has several pictures along with her dashing hubby, John. There were also reports of splitsville between the two. However, this an..
                 

An initiative by Mohit Bharatiya: Walk for Mangroves on the occasion of World Environment Day

10 days ago  
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An Initiative by Mohit Bharatiya - President Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha Mumbai (BJYM). Save Mangroves Save Livelihood! Taking forward this front line Mohit Bharatiya organized a "Walk for mangroves" on World Environment Day with approximately more than 1000 people supporting this initiative and walking for the betterment of the environment in Versova.Mohit Bharatiya, Prasad Lad, AditiGovitrikar, Vindu Dara Singh, Ali Asgar, Bakhtiyaar Irani, Tanaaz Irani, Kishwar Merchant, Deepshikha Nagpal, Suyyash Rai, Amar Upadhyay & Kanwalpreet Singh came forward to support the initiative. Bhaktiyaar and Tanaaz Irani, Deepshikha Nagpal, Amar Upadhayay, Mohit Bharatiya, Aditi Govitrikar This kind of Initiative can help Mumbaikars to cope up with Mumbai Rains since Mangroves have stilt-like roots which form an intricate structure for coping with saline tides and changing water levels, and this actas buffers against floods. "The decline of our mangrove forests should be of particular concern to..
                 

Kangana Ranaut didn't interfere in Mental Hai Kya's direction, says Prakash Kovelamudi

11 days ago  
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With the fiasco over directorial duties of Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi still fresh in people's minds, cinephiles were quick to blame Kangana Ranaut for the delay in the release of Mental Hai Kya. Denying reports of Ranaut retarding the film-making process by interfering in his duties, director Prakash Kovelamudi tells mid-day, "On my set, Kangana was an actor; a professional one, and a creative asset." Referring to suggestions of her having helmed a small portion of the film as "baseless rumours", Kovelamudi says, "Both Kangana and Rajkummar [Rao] are powerhouse performers who I enjoyed directing. I am happy to see how their characters have turned out. Mental Hai Kya is an intriguing thriller with doses of quirk. The film challenges the norms, and I am thrilled to bring to the audience something original." Prakash Kovelamudi on the set of Mental Hai Kya With the makers allowing scraps of information — including the actors' first looks — into the public domain several m..
                 

10th Jagran Film Festival announces jury members for Feature and Short Films

11 days ago  
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The 10th edition of the World's largest travelling film festival- Jagran Film Festival (JFF) shared the list of jurors for feature films & short films. With the film festival celebrating a decade of cinematic culture, the festival has roped in veteran industry insiders as the jury members for both the sections. This year's jury of JFF features acclaimed & noted Indian film producers, directors, screenwriters & actors from the film fraternity. The film festival will witness a different set of jury members for both the categories- Feature & short films. The feature films for the Best feature film award category will be reviewed by Shobu Yarlagadda, Producer of the biggest blockbuster Indian movie- Baahubali, Farah Khan- established Indian film director and producer and two-time National Award winner Ketan Mehta. While the short films will be reviewed by well-known film actress and producer Diya Mirza; film producer, director and screenwriter Nikkhil Advani; and write..
                 

See Photos: Shah Rukh Khan had a special guest during Eid 2019 celebrations

12 days ago  
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Continuing the tradition of greeting fans on Eid, superstar Shah Rukh Khan came out of the balcony of his Bandra house, Mannat on the festive season. The actor, as usual, waved at his fans, who were waiting in the scorching heat just to catch a glimpse of him. Shah Rukh Khan was dressed in a white kurta and pyjama, and the actor wished everyone, Eid Mubarak. Shah Rukh Khan's little one, AbRam, who usually accompanies SRK on these appearances, was also present to wish his dad's fans. Take A Look At The Pictures However, this time around, SRK had a special guest - American television host David Letterman! The veteran comedian was dressed in a grey t-shirt, paired with black trousers and a beige coat. All Pics: Pallav Paliwal Shah Rukh Khan will soon appear on Letterman's show Netflix talk show, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Shah Rukh is the only Indian celebrity to grace David Letterman's show. In an earlier interview, SRK shared his excitement. "I've watched Davi..
                 

Bharat Movie Review: Salman Khan's most ambitious film ever!

12 days ago  
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BharatU/A: Action, DramaDirector: Ali Abbas ZafarCast: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sunil Grover, Disha Patani, Jackie ShroffRatings:  This is what in India we call the "festival" film. It's the opposite of what the rest of the world means by that (art-house) term. Which explains the excitement over waking up early, for the opening day's show, in a theatre that is half packed (a rarity), waiting for the picture to start, so we can collectively share seetis and thrills that's brought us together over Eid, in the first place. And because it is Bhai, or Salman Khan's film, the expectations over quality has been traditionally lower anyway. For a couple of decades, more often than not, he's managed to get away with his presence alone. Of course there are plenty of exceptions, where the superstar has participated in what qualifies as a film per se—rather than a 'Salman film', which is an entity of its own. His last Eid release, Race 3 (2018), was certainly the latter. In t..
                 

Interesting things to know about Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer Bharat

12 days ago  
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Bharat, starring Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Disha Patani, Tabu, Sunil Grover, and others released today, June 5. The film started making headlines right from when it was announced. Priyanka Chopra walking out of Bharat at the last minute was one of the most significant bit of news that made waves. So as one of the biggest movies of the year has released today, let's take a look at some of the most interesting facts about Bharat. Pictures/YouTube Bharat's storyline traverses over a number of years Bharat follows the story of a man over a period of 60 years. Salman's character will go through several important phases in India's history. This is unlike any other movie project that Salman Khan has ever undertaken before. Salman Khan has undergone five transformations in the film Because the story is about Salman Khan's character over 60 years, the actor has had to undergo a lot of transformation for the film. He has worn prosthetics for the first time and a lot of VFX will come into play ..
                 

Super 30 trailer: Five things that caught our eye in the Hrithik Roshan-starrer

13 days ago  
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The trailer of Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 was unveiled on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Hrithik, while sharing the trailer on his social media wrote, "Not all superheroes wear capes... Some hold chalks and books. It's the ideas that make a nation. It's the people who empower it. Presenting one such story from the heartland of India #Super30Trailer." A glimpse of the Super 30 trailer shows Hrithik Roshan slipping into the role of Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar, who helps fulfil the dreams of a group of underprivileged children to become engineers and scientists. On his recent visit to China for the release of his movie Kaabil, Hrithik expressed, "Super 30 is something that talks about the power and the value of education and teachers. And, I think that is another place where I think there is a similarity between China and India as both these countries give a lot of respect to teachers. The teachers form the top of the societal chain in both these worlds." Here are five things from the Su..
                 

Jacqueline Fernandez receives a special token from a young fan

14 days ago  
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Jacqueline Fernandez has a huge fan base across all age groups and kids surely love the actress a whole lot. Jackie is the most relatable actress and is known for her peppy and cheerful personality. The actress' popularity is a known fact and her growing social media popularity is proof of the same. Recently, Jacqueline took to her social media and shared a picture of the token of love she received from a young fan, which has a message, "Jacqueline I love you so much." Earlier, the actress had visited an NGO and the kids there loved the time they spent with the actress, and they danced with her on popular songs. On the work front, Jacqueline Fernandez is all set to play the role of a serial killer in her first OTT project, and the fans are going gaga over this announcement. Jacqueline, who has been killing it all this while with her gorgeous looks, enviable physique and chic sartorial choices, is all set to essay the role of a murderer. Jacqueline Fernandez will make digital debu..
                 

Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif clicked at Baba Siddique's Iftar party

14 days ago  
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A number of Bollywood and television celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Urmila Matondkar, attended the Iftar party thrown by Indian politician Baba. Shah Rukh Khan looked dapper in his blue long kurta and white pyjama as he arrived for Baba Siddique's Iftar party. Salman Khan seemed to be in a jolly mood as he posed for shutterbugs with Baba Siddique and his son Zeeshan at the Iftar bash. Katrina Kaif was a vision in white as she arrived for Baba Siddique's Iftar party at a popular hotel in Bandra. Baba Siddique's iftar party always makes headlines and this year, too, was no different. The mega event was attended by a host of celebrities, and leading politicians, including Nawab Malik, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson, and Mumbai NCP president Sachin Ahir. Also read: SRK, Salman Khan, Iulia Vantur, Arbaaz-Giorgia, Katrina Kaif at Baba Siddique's Iftar party In 2013, Siddique's Iftar Party made headlines, when Shah Rukh Khan and ..
                 

Bharat: Salman Khan's eidi doesn't make its way to fans?

15 days ago  
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A recent report suggesting that Salman Khan had refrained from hiking the ticket price of his Eid release, Bharat, seemed to be much in sync with the actor's traditional practice of sweeping in at eleventh hour with a welcome announcement. But, a lot seems to have been lost in translation, with ticket prices across the city indicating that the drama will be priced at a higher rate than usual. At odds with rumours that the minimal fare was touted to be bhai's eidi to his followers, prices at select cinema houses seem to have been hiked by an average 20 per cent. Mahim's City Light cinema, which sold tickets of recent releases De De Pyaar De and India's Most Wanted at R200, has set the Ali Abbas Zafar-directed venture at a rate of R250. At Lower Parel's PVR Luxe, theatre owners are drawing R1,800 per ticket. Prices at Juhu and Wadala theatres too sit at an increased fare. A still from Bharat Trade expert Amod Mehra suggests that the limited hype surrounding the film has edged producers t..
                 

Da Shuai: Hrithik Roshan is chilling with the fans during his China visit

16 days ago  
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Hrithik Roshan is on a visit to Beijing for the movie Kaabil's premiere, which will be released soon in the country. Over his stay, the actor was seen spending time with his fans, who were overjoyed with the fact that amidst his busy schedule, the actor is taking out time for them. The Kaabil star, in his recent Instagram post, proved himself to be one by making traditional local flat wheat noodles. The actor was also kind enough to serve the noodles to his fans at a local Chinese food joint where they were seen in love with their 'Da Shuai', Hrithik. The fans looked so overwhelmed by the gesture that they were almost in tears. Check out how Hrithik is enjoying in China: Upon his arrival in the Sino lands, the actor was flooded with fans at the airport who were flocking around him with placards and his posters. The actor signed his autograph on various posters and clicked selfies with fans. One of the obsessed fans also kissed his poster with a Lipstick stain before getting the act..
                 

Bala movie plagiarism case: Kamal Kant Chandra files police complaint after team kicks off shooting

17 days ago  
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Even as Ayushmann Khurrana shoots for the second schedule of Bala, Kamal Kant Chandra — an assistant director and aspiring filmmaker — has filed a criminal complaint under Section 420 (cheating) and 406 (breach of trust) against the actor and the makers at the Kashimira police station in Mira Road (mid-day is in possession of a copy of the complaint). This comes weeks after he had filed a case in the Bombay High Court against Khurrana, director Amar Kaushik and producer Dinesh Vijan, accusing them of lifting the central plot of a prematurely balding man from his project, Wig. Chandra, who was the assistant director on Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana, claims that in the last hearing on April 19, the lawyers representing the trio had falsely mentioned to the bench that the film is in the scripting stage. "It's wrong to start shooting before the court has given its verdict. At the last hearing, they said that they would take time to develop the script. How did they start shooting in 1..