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15 hours ago
Would love to be a dance teacher: Alia Bhatt

Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt, who was last seen in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya, says if given the opportunity, she would love to be a dance teacher or an acting teacher. ...I would love to be one. Like a dance teacher or acting teacher, but not a History or Geography teacher, Alia said at a media interaction for the Girl Rising: A Global Campaign For Girls' Education in India...

3 days ago
Don't bring ego into equation: Nachiket Barve to aspiring designers

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) His brand has successfully completed six years in the industry and he has done costume designing for stalwarts like Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. Designer Nachiket Barve says being in the industry has made him learn many things and one of them is to acknowledge the feedback of people without bringing ego in between, and this is what he suggests to budding designers....

6 days ago
Leading actresses star in Priyanka, Freida film for girl child

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actresses Nandita Das, Madhuri Dixit, Sushmita Sen, Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra and Kareena Kapoor are featuring in film Girl Rising - Woh Padhegi, Woh Udegi, produced by actresses Priyanka Chopra and Freida Pinto, who are also the brand ambassadors of the initiative, and will also star in it. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has pitched in with the narration. The...

1 month ago
Hrithik stumped by Freida's 'amazing' dancing skills

Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, whose own dance skills are impressive to say the least, has praised Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto for her amazing talent in Desert Dancer. Has anyone out there seen 'Desert Dancer'? Pure passion ignited. Most incredible film I have seen. Such amazing actors. Bravo to d entire team. N how amazing is Frieda Pinto. Nver s...

1 month ago
Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla to open Lakmé Fashion Week

Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Celebrated designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, known to straddle both worlds of fashion and interiors effortlessly, will open the winter/festive edition of Lakmé Fashion Week winter 2015 starting from August 25 here. The duo are known as the masters of 'revival and reinvention', having transformed chikankari, zardozi and mirror-work into their signature conte...

1 month ago
Coldplay's Chris Martin, Freida Pinto meet PM

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and Hollywood actress Freida Pinto on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed how they can support his 'Swachh Bharat' and the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaigns. Martin and Pinto were accompanied by representatives of the Global Poverty Project. They met Modi as a follow-up to last year's Global Citizen Fe...

1 month ago
Chris Martin meets Kejriwal

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had an unusual visitor -- Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. Martin, who surprised fans in the capital with an impromptu gig on Wednesday, called on the Aam Aadmi Party leader at his official residence. The meeting lasted for about 25 minutes, a government official told IANS. Asked why Martin met Kejriwal, the of...

1 month ago
Chris Martin's surprise Delhi gig dismays twitterati

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Coldplay frontman Chris Martin broke a million hearts when his impromptu performance at the Summer House Café here Wednesday night was missed by many of his fans. They were left with nothing but to outpour their feelings online. Hollywood actress Freida Pinto, folk-rock musician Raghu Dixit and the AIB crew were at the café Wednesday night when Martin took on s...

1 month ago
Coldplay's Chris Martin gives 'impromptu' performance in Delhi

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) It was just another day for visitors at Delhi's Summer House Café, until Coldplay frontman Chris Martin took to the stage for an impromptu jam and stunned them. The singer, who is in India with the Global Poverty Project to oversee innovative projects addressing sanitation in local communities, paid a visit to the café along with actress Freida Pinto. Also pres...

2 months ago
Focus on female foeticide, PM urges girl empowerment group

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met representatives from a girl empowerment movement, that included Slumdog Millionaire fame actress Freida Pinto, and said the campaign in India should focus on female foeticide. Representatives of Girl Rising, a global action campaign to educate and empower girls, called on the prime minister on Tuesday, an official stat...

4 months ago
Freida Pinto to skip 68th Cannes film gala

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto, who made her red carpet debut at Cannes International Film Festival as L'Oréal Paris Brand Ambassador in 2012, will not be attending the event this year due to prior work commitments. Freida is a beautiful person and is truly a 'Woman of Worth'. Our Indian consumers wait to see Freida on the Cannes red carpet. It would have been a pleasur...

4 months ago
Freida Pinto avoids mirrors

Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto says she isn't interested in the way she looks and often avoids looking at her reflexion in the mirror. The Slumdog Millionaire star isn't interested in constantly checking her appearance and is aware her beauty often works against her when it comes to landing gritty roles, although she is keen to change people's opinions of her in the in...

4 months ago
Freida Pinto, Dev Patel still 'best friends'

Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Freida Pinto and actor Dev Patel may no longer be romantically involved, but the actress says they are still 'best friends'. The Slumdog Millionaire co-stars ended their six-year relationship last September, but the 30-year-old actress insists that they are still close. Dev and I are best friends. That's never going to change, Pinto said. She...

5 months ago
Hanks, Kunis to appear on 'The Late Late Show'

Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) Actors Tom Hanks and Mila Kunis will be the first guests on the fourth season of The Late Late Show. Their presence is likley to boost the debut of the talk show's new host, James Corden. Hanks and Kunis will will appear on Monday, broadcasting company CBS has announced, reports variety.com. During the first week, Corden will also chat with Will Ferre...

5 months ago
Indian government should hang its head in shame: BBC filmmaker

Washington, March 11 (IANS) British-based filmmaker Leslee Udwin says the Indian government should hang its head in shame for banning her documentary on the December 16, 2012 fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old Delhi woman. India banned the BBC documentary - India's Daughter - on the rape of the woman who has come to be known as Nirbhaya or the Fearless, following an uproar over convicted r...

7 months ago
Dev Patel spotted with mystery woman

Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) After reports of a split with Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto, British actor Dev Patel was spotted with a mystery woman at an airport here. The 24-year-old actor was photographed with a brunette Sunday. They were arriving at the airport and heading through the terminal together, reports dailymail.co.uk. The Slumdog Millionaire star seemed e...

7 months ago
L'Oreal Paris, Aishwarya Rai unveil new red lipstick

Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is the brand ambassador of L'Oreal Paris, Wednesday launched the beauty brand's Collection Star Pure Reds Lipsticks. The signature collection of seven matte shades were chosen by seven L'Oreal Paris ambassadors, including Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor, Freida Pinto and Blake Lively. For me personally, red lips exude power and...

7 months ago
I would love to be Jane Fonda's best friend: Freida Pinto

Los Angeles, Dec 31 (IANS) Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto praises down-to-earth Jane Fonda and wishes she was her best friend. Asked which of her fellow L'Oreal Paris models she is especially close to, Freida said: Jane Fonda! I would love to be her best friend, you know, the kind of friend you can call up at 2 a.m. She's so down-to-earth. Freida and Jane are brand a...

8 months ago
Freida to attend Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto is all set to attend Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway and support Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi, who will be felicitated at the event Wednesday. Malala and Satyarthi will receive a medal and $1.4 million in prize money. Freida, also an a...

8 months ago
I look for strong female characters in films: Freida Pinto

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) There is a recurring pattern in actress Freida Pinto's films and that is the presence of strong female characters. The Hollywood-based Indian actress says it's the first thing that she considers while choosing films. Be it Slumdog Millionaire, Miral or her upcoming film Trishna - all the films have seen her playing such charcters. A strong female character...

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