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Soni turns negative for 'Naamkarann'

Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Soni Singh, who entered Naamkarann as a positive character, will now essay a role with grey shades. I entered 'Naamkarann' as a funny character named Sunehri. She is an adorable person who loves herself a lot and enjoys dancing and relating herself to Bollywood heroines. She was a completely positive character, but now I'll be seen in a role with grey shades...

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Janhvi a dedicated actor: Shalini Kapoor

Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Shalini Kapoor, known for shows like Qubool Hai and Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur, is set to play Janhvi Kapoor's mother in their upcoming film Dhadak. She says the newcomer is a loving and dedicated actor. I am playing Janhvi Kapoor's mom. She is a traditional and sophisticated Rajasthani lady. I am absolutely elated to work with (filmmaker Karan Johar'...

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Sidharth Malhotra turns 33, celebs wish him best of everything

Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra, who turned 33 on Tuesday, is looking forward to the release of Aiyaary. His friends and colleagues from the film industry have wished him good luck for the movie and beyond. Sidharth, along with Aiyaary filmmaker Neeraj Pandey and actors Manoj Bajpayee, Rakul Preet Singh and Pooja Chopra, have been mingling with soldiers in Jaisalm...

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Indians moving away from traditions: Pakistani-born actress Sonya Jehan

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Settled in the national capital after marrying an Indian, Pakistan-born Sonya Jehan, who has featured in Bollywood films like Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story, Khoya Khoya Chand and My Name is Khan, feels while India is progressing in many aspects, its people are leaving behind their traditions and increasingly adopting Western ways. I miss the simplicity of Paki...

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Records are meant to be broken: Salman Khan

Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) After setting the cash counters ringing and registering a collection of Rs 325.71 crore nett in India with Tiger Zinda Hai, superstar Salman Khan hopes many more movies create records for Bollywood for the industry to flourish. According to Tiger Zinda Hai makers, it is Salman's biggest hit so far. Salman said in a statement: I hope the industry has many mor...

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Kangana is like a true goddess on sets: Jisshu Sengupta

Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta, who is part of Manikarnika, says actress Kangana Ranaut is like a true goddess on the movie set. Jisshu has already completed the first schedule of the film here and will join the team in Bikaner towards the end of the month. He plays Gangadhar Rao. Working with Kangana has been such a treat. She is like a true goddess on sets....

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Some producers are killing film industry, says Ronnie Screwvala

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Bollywood producer and entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala doesn't mince words to censure the practice of selling satellite rights and rights to a digital medium before a film opens in theatres. He says producers are killing the industry by adopting this business model, as it is a big threat to the existence of theatres in India. The problem is that a lot of pr...

1 day ago
Some producers are killing film industry, says Ronnie Screwvala

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Bollywood producer and entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala doesn't mince words to censure the practice of selling satellite rights and rights to a digital medium before a film opens in theatres. He says producers are killing the industry by adopting this business model, as it is a big threat to the existence of theatres in India. The problem is that a lot of pr...

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Jane Austen desi-style: A Pakistani perspective on 'Pride and Prejudice' and more

Title: Austenistan; Author: Laaleen Sukhera (editor); Publisher: Bloomsbury India Publishers: Pages: 288 Price: Rs 350 The heroines, living (or aspiring) to settle into stately homes in the class-conscious society of Regency Britain, as we meet in classical literature, may seem far distant in time, space and social mores to their contemporary counterparts in metropolitan Pakistan. But wh...

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Israeli PM arrives to Modi's warm hug on six-day India trip

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday set aside protocol to personally receive his Israeli counterpart and friend Benjamin Netanyahu with a warm hug as he arrived here on a six-day visit to step up growing trade as well as military and strategic ties between the two countries. As Netanyahu and his wife Sara stepped on the red carpet at the airport here, a smilin...

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'India needs more brave producers, writers to make women-centric film'

Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Upbeat that the treatment of women in Indian cinema is changing for good, Bollywood actor Soha Ali Khan says the industry needs more number of brave producers and writers as women-centric films are still few and far between. Soha on Saturday pointed out that while there is no lack of talent among the women actors in the country, a film centering a woman, does not a...

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Bhangra not just about balle balle, hoye hoye: Bally Sagoo

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In the 1990s, he won hearts with his re-worked version of Chura liya -- and hits like Gur nalon ishq mitha, Dil cheez and Tum bin -- at a time when social media was nowhere in sight. British-Indian record producer Baljit Singh Sagoo, known better as Bally Sagoo, says there is a misconception that Punjab's bhangra music genre is just about balle balle and hoye hoye.

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Bollywood celebs hope for peace, prosperity on Lohri

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and others have wished everyone a year full of peace, happiness and prosperity on the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year with a lot of excitement in north India. Here's what the celebrities have tweeted: Amitabh Bachchan: Greetings ...

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Kabir Khan directs sequel to campaign starring SRK

Dubai, Jan 13 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan, who has helmed a campaign featuring Shah Rukh Khan, says he has always aspired to work with the superstar. Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) revealed the first short film of 2.0 #BeMyGuest campaign on Saturday. It is the first-ever collaboration between Shah Rukh and Kabir. I have always aspired to work ...

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'Representation of women in Indian films has been largely stereotypical'

Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Stating that the representation of women in the mainstream Indian cinema has been stereotypical and coquettish for far too long, eminent filmmakers and actors have said it is important to question, challenge and break rules against such stereotypes in films as well as in the society. Renowned Bengali actor turned director Aparna Sen, who made Parama in 1985 where ...

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Bollywood celebs spread peace, prosperity on Lohri

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and others have wished everyone a year full of peace, happiness and prosperity on the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year with a lot of excitement in north India. Here's what the celebrities have tweeted: Amitabh Bachchan: Greetings and all good wis...

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Want Vikas Gupta to win 'Bigg Boss' finale: Manveer Gurjar

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Bigg Boss season 10 winner Manveer Gurjar says that he wants Vikas Gupta to win the current season of Reality TV show. Manveer is debuting in Bollywood with Aaj Ki Ayodhya and during media interaction at the launch of the film, he said that he wants to salute everyone who participated in Bigg Boss. I don't think its commoner versus celebrity scene. Whoe...

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My memoir opened up my soul: Karan Johar

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) From his films to his relationships in Bollywood, Karan Johar opened up about a lot of things through his memoir An Unsuitable Boy. The filmmaker says talking about all the things opened up his soul even more. The memoir, which Karan co-wrote with Poonam Saxena, created waves with its chapters describing his fallout with actress Kajol and for candid talks about his ...

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It's been a hard journey in Bollywood: Akshay Oberoi

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Actor Akshay Oberoi feels he has had a long and hard journey in Bollywood, but is glad that he is creating his own path without any 'star image' attached to his work. It has been a long struggle and it has been a hard journey. I am glad that I am surviving till date. I think the reason for that is that finally people have realised to separate actors from the film...

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Hoping to see movement on the women's reservation bill: author Advaita Kala

Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Author and sreenwriter Advaita Kala on Friday put her weight behind the need for the Women's Reservation Bill, saying she does not like the boys club look of the Parliament at present. We do need (quotas) for women. That's something I struggled with. Reservations is something that does concern me and does bother me. I do have a conflict with the whole concept of re...

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