My family has brought me up as a feminist: Director Kajri Babbar

NEW DELHI:  Director Kajri Babbar, daughter of producer Kishan Babbar and niece of actor-politician Raj Babbar, says she was raised as a feminist. She is now speaking up for the "untold voices of women" through her films that deal with a topic like Indian brides being deserted by their NRI husbands.

Guru Randhawa may go on Pakistan music tour

MUMBAI: Popular singer Guru Randhawa, who has the track "Lahore" to his credit, says he has discussed a plan to visit Pakistan for a music tour.

Looking forward to work with Ajay Devgn again: Anand Pandit

MUMBAI: Producer Anand Pandit is happy to back "Total Dhamaal" and he is especially looking forward to work with actor Ajay Devgn, who is also co-producing the project.

Dolly Sohi's first negative avatar on TV

MUMBAI:  Actress Dolly Sohi of "Kalash" fame says she is excited and nervous about playing a negative role in a TV show for the first time.

Everything boils down to the script itself: Deepika Padukone

MUMBAI:  Actress Deepika Padukone, who was last seen onscreen in "Padmaavat", says that everything boils down to the script itself for a film to work at the box office.

A propaganda film will work if the story works: Filmmaker Prakash Jha

NEW DELHI: The Accidental Prime Minister" and "Uri - The Surgical Strike", which have begun Bollywood's 2019 calendar, have been branded "propaganda films" by a cross-section of people. Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who has dabbled in politics himself, says propaganda films can work only if the story strikes a chord with the audience.

Alliance Club Phagwara gives Rs.25000 aid to veteran Punjabi actor Satish Kaul

PHAGWARA: After the initiative of the state government to help the famous Punjabi Film Actor Satish Kaul, now the members of Alliance Club Phagwara headed by President Surinder Mittal along with Alliance District 126 NK Charter District Governor Gurwinder Judge went to the house of Smt Satya Wati sister of the veteran actor and met Satish Kaul on Thursday. Alliance  Club  President Surinder Mittal gave a financial help of Rs 25,000/- to Kaul who was living in a sad state of affairs for the past many years.

Digital space has no where to go but up: Vir Das

NEW DELHI:  Actor-comedian Vir Das says the digital space is a boon and has no where but to go up.

PM wants entertainment industry to feel part of nation's growth: Producer Mahaveer Jain

MUMBAI: Producer Mahaveer Jain, who along with filmmaker Karan Johar, initiated the move for a delegation of young Bollywood talent to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, says he wants the entertainment industry to be a more proactive part of the process of nation building.

Sooraj Pancholi's 'Satellite Shankar' to release in July

MUMBAI:  Actor Sooraj Pancholi, who was last seen onscreen in the 2015 film "Hero", has been roped in for the upcoming movie "Satellite Shankar", which will be releasing on July 5.

Bipasha turns 40, Karan says she makes her life complete

MUMBAI:  On actress Bipasha Basu's 40th birthday on Monday, her husband and actor Karan Singh Grover took to social media and shared a heart-warming message thanking her for making his life beautiful and complete.

Sotheby's India MD resigns following sexual harassment allegations

NEW DELHI:  Following sexual harassment allegations in November 2018 and an indefinite period of leave, Sotheby's Managing Director for India Gaurav Bhatia has stepped down from the post, an official statement said on Saturday.

Maniesh Paul undergoes surgery

MUMBAI: Host-actor Maniesh Paul suffered an injury on his thigh and underwent surgery. He says he is now fine.

Process of learning horse riding has been empowering: Arjun Kapoor

MUMBAI:  Actor Arjun Kapoor is taking horse riding lessons to prep for his upcoming period drama "Panipat" and says the process of learning has been therapeutic and empowering.

At Manikarnika’s Tamil trailer launch, Kangana Ranaut says she was able to relate to Laxmibai’s ‘rebellious attitude’

MUMBAI: Just weeks before the release of Kangana Ranaut’s ambitious new film, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, the makers have unveiled the Tamil and Telugu trailers of the period drama. Speaking at the launch event in Chennai on Friday, Kangana said when she signed on for the film, she wondered how nobody had thought of making a film on Rani Laxmibai before. She said, “When I signed this film my first thought was ‘How come nobody has done a film on Jhansi ki Rani yet?’ So, I consider it a stroke of luck that I’m doing it.”

Aishwarya reminisces 'roka' with Abhishek

MUMBAI:  Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has recounted how her 'roka' ceremony with husband Abhishek Bachchan happened "really suddenly" after he proposed.

Diverse Boxing Sports Drama “Tiger” Hopes To Inspire Sikh and Punjabi Audiences

LONDON: Parminder Nagra was barred from competing in a Canadian boxing championship because of his beard, which is a mandatory article of his Sikh faith. He challenged the beard ban and in 2000, the Canadian courts ruled in his favour. Now a new film deals with the discrimination and racism he, and other persons of colour, face in upholding their religious and personal sovereignty in light of the demands of Western norms and ideals.

Punjabi singers Sippy Gill and Dilpreet Dhillon will appear as 'Jaddi Sardaar'

CHANDIGARH:  Punjabi cinema is preparing to touch more glory this year. In this year 2019, where Punjabi films will be released on a large scale, many new production houses will also make important contributions to the Punjabi cinema. Three Punjabi films will be produced every year by the film company 'Soft Heart Productions USA' launched by Punjabi filmmaker Baljeet Singh Johal. This production house will be started from the Punjabi film 'Jaddi Sardaar'. Announcement and poster release of this movie was done here at the Press Club today

'Simmba' singer to unveil non-film song soon

MUMBAI:  Singer Dev Negi, who is enjoying the success of the song "Aala re aala" from the film "Simmba", will be releasing a single titled "Psycho" next week.

Sonam and Anil Kapoor’s real life chemistry as father-daughter played a big part in my film, says Shelly Chopra

MUMBAI: Shelly Chopra, who managed to get father-daughter duo of Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor for her directorial debut Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, says their off-screen chemistry played an important part during the film’s making. The director says she is fortunate they agreed to feature in the project together, their first on-screen collaboration, as she believes they were perfect for the film.


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