Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Entertainment

I'm non-smoker, teetotaller: Rakul Preet to Delhi HC

NEW DELHI:  The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting among others to file a status report by October 15 on steps taken to restrain media following actor Rakul Preet Singh's plea indicating harassment based on conjecture as she submitted being a "non-smoker and teetotaller" after being named in drug case.

Siddhant Chaturvedi's mantra: Earn that midnight craving

MUMBAI: Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi, who is currently in Goa shooting for an untitled film directed by Shakun Batra, has revealed a mantra he follows in life.

Varun Sharma: It makes me happy when people refer to me as 'Choocha' or 'Sexa'

MUMBAI: Actor-comedian Varun Sharma says when fans call him by the names of his popular on-screen characters, it is the biggest compliment he can get.

Tiger Shroff shares flying kick video after injury

MUMBAI: Bollywood action star Tiger Shroff stunned fans with his new Instagram video, where he is seen pulling off a flying kick after his recent njury.

Farhan Akhtar opens up on 'vitriolic news reporting'

MUMBAI: Actor-singer-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar on Monday spoke out against what he feels is vitriolic news reporting.

Ranbir Kapoor turns 38: Sisters Riddhima, Kareena wish 'Best Bro'

MUMBAI: Ranbir Kapoor is not on social media, but his fans and family members have flooded almost all digital platforms with the best wishes for the actor on his 38th birthday on Monday.

Irrfan Khan's son Babil pens moving note

MUMBAI: Babil Khan, elder son of late actor Irrfan Khan, has penned an emotional note for his father and said that he would give every cell in his presence to remember his skin.

Sucheeta Trivedi: Don't know why people make a big deal about sex scenes

MUMBAI: Actress Sucheeta Trivedi fails to fathom why some people make a big deal about bold content on OTT platforms.

Big B one of the most comfortable superstars to work with: KBC stylist

NEW DELHI: Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan is among the most comfortable superstars to work with, says Priya Patil, his stylist on Kaun Banega Crorepati.

'Balika Vadhu' serial director sells veggies in UP's Azamgarh

AZAMGARH (UTTAR PRADESH): He is just another face in the crowd but when he talks about his background, one realises what time and circumstances have done to this man.

Kangana takes a dig at Maha govt after Bhiwandi building collapse

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has taken a dig at the Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra by comparing the death toll at the Bhiwandi building collapse with the Pulwama terror attack.

Khambatta, Shruti Modi depose before NCB, Rakul yet to appear

 MUMBAI: Fashion designer Simone Khambatta and late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's former manager Shruti Modi on Thursday deposed before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) while Bollywood actor Rakul Preet Singh was still awaited to join the probe into drugs abuse among people associated with the film industry, officials said.

Pankaj Tripathi: Glad I got to do some memorable comedies

MUMBAI: Actor Pankaj Tripathi, who is loved for his versatility on screen, says he is glad that he got a chance to essay several interesting comic roles in Bollywood.

Urvashi Rautela gives a peek into her role in Telugu film 'Black Rose'

MUMBAI: Urvashi Rautela has given a sneak peek into the character she plays in her upcoming Telugu release, Black Rose, with the first look poster of the film.

Ayushmann Khurrana among 5 Indians in Time list of 100 Most Influential People

MUMBAI: Indian actor Ayushmann Khurrana is in the Time magazine list of 100 Most Influential People this year.

Kajol writes of her 'warrior' mother as Tanuja turns 77

MUMBAI: Veteran actress Tanuja turned 77 on Wednesday. To mark her birthday her daughter, actress Kajol, posted a special note on social media.

Hollywood star John Cusack on his interest in India, Kashmir

NEW DELHI:  Hollywood star John Cusack says he got closer to knowing and understanding India during his pursuit to understand the world in a better way.

Payal Ghosh files FIR against Anurag Kashyap for rape, wrongful restrain, other charges

MUMBAI: Actress Payal Ghosh has filed an FIR against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap at Versova Police Station. Charges against Kashyap in the FIR include rape, wrongful restrain, wrongful confinement and outraging modesty of a woman.

Jhanvi Kapoor to walk for Manish Malhotra at digital ICW

NEW DELHI:Bollywood actress Jhanvi Kapoor will be closing the show for veteran designer Manish Malhotra at the grand finale of first-ever digital India Couture Week on Wednesday

Mouni Roy: I am getting used to new normal

MUMBAI:Actress Mouni Roy, who will soon be seen in the digital film, London Confidential, opposite Purab Kohli, says that lockdown taught her some of the greatest lessons in life.

Akshay Kumar, 'Bellbottom' unit work double shift in Scotland

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar decided to bend his rule of 18 years, and gave extra hours for the shoot of his upcoming film, Bellbottom. Akshay had been strictly following an eight-hour work schedule all these years.

Preity Zinta demands new IPL rules after narrow KXIP loss

MUMBAI:  Actress and co-owner of Kings XI Punjab team Preity Zinta has expressed her disappointment over certain cricketing rules at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).

John Abraham's 'Satyameva Jayate 2' confirmed for Eid 2021 release

MUMBAI: The John Abraham-starrer Satyameva Jayate 2 will release on May 12, 2021 on the occasion of Eid.

Raghav Juyal reveals his process of turning evil on screen

MUMBAI Actor-dancer-show host Raghav Juyal, plays an antagonist in the series Abhay 2, has opened up on the process of playing a negative role. He says he had to retain a parallel thought process to understand the actions and reactions of the character.

Shivamani on Amitabh Bachchan singing his composition in 'Atkan Chatkan'

MUMBAI: Renowned percussionist Shivamani made his debut as a film music director with the recent OTT release, Atkan Chatkan, and among his glittering line-up of playback singers was screen icon Amitabh Bachchan.

Mindy Kaling would love to work with Deepika, Sonam

 NEW DELHI: Indian origin American actress Mindy Kaling counts Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor as Indian stars she would love to work with.

Ileana D'Cruz calls herself 'derpy dork head'

MUMBAI:Actress Ileana D'Cruz has posted a major throwback picture from her childhood days and also given herself a funny title.

Vidyut Jammwal: People should talk of kalaripayattu, the Indian martial art

NEW DELHI:Bollywood action star Vidyut Jammwal says his vision is to popularise the indigenous martial art kalaripayattu through Indian cinema.
Vidyut is a trained martial artiste and has learnt kalaripayattu since the age of three.

Salman Khan's 'Wanted' turns 11

MUMBAI:The Salman Khan-starrer Wanted was released on this day 11 years ago.

Nia Sharma replies to trolls who slammed her for 'vulgar' birthday cake

MUMBAI: Actress Nia Sharma posted a new video on Friday, seemingly as a reply to the widespread trolling she faced after posting videos of her birthday celebration the day before, where she is seeing cutting a cake shaped like a male member.

Kangana 'will quit twitter' if anyone can prove she starts fights

MUMBAI:  Amid backlash against her abrasive comments on Urmila Matondkar, Jaya Bachchan and Bollywood in general, actress Kangana Ranaut has claimed that she has a record of never starting a fight, and is ready to quit Twitter if anyone can prove otherwise.

Urmila thanks 'real people of India' for support after Kangana's 'soft porn star' jibe

MUMBAI:  Urmila Matondkar took to Twitter on Friday to thank those who stood by her after Kangana Ranaut referred to her as a soft porn star.

Sona Mohapatra on Kangana's recent attacks: 'Worst act of opportunism'

MUMBAI:  Singer Sona Mohapatra has slammed actress Kangana Ranaut, saying that playing the messiah by using a tragic death is the worst act of opportunism.

Sanjay Dutt reunites with kids in Dubai after months

DUBAI: Actor Sanjay Dutt, upon reaching the emirate, is spending time with wife Maanayata and their children Shahraan and Iqra.

Ankur Bhatia: OTTs setting commendable level in entertainment

MUMBAI: Actor Ankur Bhatia says essaying the role of a Pakistani Army Chief in the upcoming web series Crackdown was a difficult challenge.

Ranveer Singh's efforts to make Indian Sign Language an official language is on

MUMBAI:India's deaf community has lauded the efforts of actor Ranveer Singh to make Indian Sign Language an official language.

Throwback Tuesday: Video of Sushant with Rajkummar Rao in happy times

MUMBAI: Shweta Singh Kirti, sister of Sushant Singh Rajput, shared a throwback video of the late Bollywood actor on Tuesday,

Sandalwood drug case: Raids at Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law's properties

BENGALURU:  Intensifying its investigation into the Sandalwood drug case, the Central Crime Bureau of the Bengaluru City Police on Tuesday conducted raids on properties owned by Aditya Alva, brother-in-law of Bollywood Star, Vivek Oberoi and son of late former minister, Jeevraj Alva.

Jaya Bachchan slams people for defaming film industry

NEW DELHI: Amid the raging controversy over the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and the subsequent blame game that has been going on for the past three months, Samajwadi Party member Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday raised the issue of continuous effort to defame the film industry in the Rajya Sabha.

Undekhi' actor Surya Sharma got his TV break after over 800 auditions

MUMBAI:It was not easy for actor Surya Sharma to find his space in the entertainment industry. It took him almost seven years.

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