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I enjoy being in front of the camera: Manushi Chillar

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Every beauty pageant winner finds her next move to Bollywood, so will Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar, who is going to give away her Miss India title to her successor on Tuesday night and the Miss World crown later this year, do the same? She says though she has discovered her love for the camera of late, her Bollywood decision is something she would like to leave for th...

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Those ignoring elected government will never listen to common man: AAP Minister

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Accusing the Modi government of not paying attention to Delhi's elected government, Delhi cabinet Minister Gopal Rai said such a regime will never listen to the common man and dubbed the current situation an undeclared Emergency. Those who are not listening to the elected Chief Minister will never listen to a common man ever. This is a beginning of dictatorship ...

2 days ago
'Spider-Man: Homecoming' costume designer wants to do a film in India

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) She has designed the costume for the most beloved Spider-Man for Spider-Man: Homecoming and has just wrapped up Ant Man and The Wasp. Costume designer Louis Frogley, who is currently working on a film based on an astronaut, says India is one of her favourite places in the world and it will be an honour for her to do a film in the country. I just love India and I...

4 days ago
2018 is an extremely exciting year for me: Kiara Advani

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani, who made her acting debut with the 2014 release Fugly, went on to star in successful films like M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story and the Telugu political drama Bharat Ane Nenu. With Kalank and her digital anthology Lust Stories, she is excited for 2018 and says being versatile is her goal. 2018 is an extremely exciting year for me as I'm explor...

5 days ago
Young players looking to succeed need to stay focussed, make tough choices: AB de Villiers

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, better known as AB de Villiers, who is currently enjoying his life off the pitch after announcing retirement from all formats of international cricket, says young players need to make tough choices to succeed as there are always a lot of distractions which come their way. There are a lot of distractions that any player must navigate...

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Everything not yet fair, square for outsiders in Bollywood: Taapsee Pannu

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) With no godfather in the industry, she created her own mark in Bollywood with films like Pink and Naam Shabana. Actress Taapsee Pannu believes that though things are better for outsiders in the Hindi film industry, there is still a fair way to go before everything is fair and square. It's wonderful to see that the times have changed and being outsiders you are g...

7 days ago
Evolved market, global style trends redefine denim in India

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The ever-growing denim market in India is on a roll, feel leading jeans manufacturers who credit evolved Indian customers and the influence of global style trends for this change. An organised retail sector, young population, online penetration of denims and increasing popularity of engineered or distressed pieces will continue to fuel the growth of this segment.

8 days ago
Bollywood has added a lot to my career: Guru Randhawa

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Guru Randhawa, who composed and sang for films like Hindi Medium, Tumhari Sulu, Dil Juunglee, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety and Blackmail, and is gearing up for a nine-city tour followed by Da-Bangg tour in the US and Canada, says Bollywood has added a lot to his career as he feels on top of the world when people from all around the world dance to his tracks. Asked if h...

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Not easy to make a mark internationally: Vijay Amritraj

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Indian tennis great Vijay Amritraj, who was part of the James Bond film Octopussy and was a regular character in the American sitcoms The Last Precinct and What a Country, says that making a mark internationally is not easy and one of the toughest frontiers is Hollywood. Having my own TV series on an American channel at that time was a huge process, Amritraj told...

12 days ago
I take up roles that I feel I would fail in: Sushant Singh Rajput

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput is going to portray some never-seen-before roles in his forthcoming projects including Kedarnath and Sonchiriya. The actor says that he always opts for characters that he feels he would fail in because that way it becomes a challenge for him to outdo himself. I take up roles that I feel I would fail in and then it becomes like a challenge for...

14 days ago
When celebs talk about issues, people pay attention: 'First Period' director

New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Ever heard a boy having a period? Well, director Mozez Singh makes you think about the societal taboos around menstruation from a boy's perspective with First Period -- a short film that is supported by entrepreneur-producer Twinkle Khanna. He says that when celebrities talk about certain issues, people pay attention and take note. I salute Akshay Kumar and Twink...

15 days ago
Online buying boosts 'touch, feel' business of home decor furnishings

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Indians are becoming more conscious about the way their homes look and this has given new wings to the home decor segment on online platforms. Perhaps in response to the growing demand, Walmart announced this February the launch of redesigned home shopping experience on the web. This move was a part of the company's reorganisation of its home group division, and ...

16 days ago
Abused children need immediate attention, issue of politicians can wait: Kailash Satyarthi

Noida, June 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who has travelled to different countries to fight for children's rights, feels India is going through an epidemic situation where no child is safe even inside their houses. This, he says, needs immediate attention. Children and their issues have to be be addressed now. Politicians can wait for the next election and prioritise their i...

16 days ago
Now I understand my privilege, responsibilities as an actor: Shahid Kapoor

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) He has completed 15 years in the film industry, is still receiving accolades for his role in Padmaavat, has signed his first remake film and he is going to be a father for the second time. Life's busy for Shahid Kapoor, who calls himself a different person. It's been a journey of a young kid who didn't know what it meant to be an actor. And now I understand my pr...

18 days ago
Sibling duo develops first-of-its-kind customised map of city bus routes

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A Delhi-based sibling duo initially created a map of 100 bus routes in the city. They are now in the process of developing customised maps for individual bus shelters to facilitate commuters by providing details, routes and frequency of buses passing from a particular bus stop, in addition to details of the neighbouring areas. Architect Sudipto Ghosh, along with ...

22 days ago
I'd love to expand my fashion line to India: Alexa Chung

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) She has not only walked for some of the world's best in the fashion business like Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen, but now owns her own label. A fashion designer, TV presenter, model, creative consultant and writer, British multi-faceted talent Alexa Chung says she is as busy and committed to her brand as Isabel Marant or a Stella McCartney might be. I wo...

24 days ago
'Premium high street brands making way in overcrowded Indian Luxury market'

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India is one of the world's most energetic, diverse and testing markets for brands who want to set sights in the country. However there is a minimalist revolution trend where consumers are moving towards simpler products, says Greece born Eliana Koulas. She also says that because of overcrowded Indian luxury market, premium high street brands were making way. Kou...

25 days ago
My learning in Bollywood has progressed with every new director: Actor Sonu Sood

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) He came from a small town like Moga in Punjab and has worked his way into movies featuring stars like Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar, apart from international star Jackie Chan. Actor Sonu Sood says his learning has increased every time he has worked with new directors. My acting journey has been quite interesting. Coming from a small town like Moga to working with ...

27 days ago
Jaya Jaitly upset with Priyanka's 'British aristocrat' dress at royal wedding

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former Samata Party president and textile revivalist Jaya Jaitly was disappointed to see that Indian actor Priyanka Chopra opted to dress up like a British aristocrat at the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. She says she could have opted for a beautiful sari as independent India has so much to show to the world. How sad an Indian actor attending th...

27 days ago
Jaya Jaitly upset with Priyanka's 'British aristocrat' dress at royal wedding

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former Samata Party president and textile revivalist Jaya Jaitly was disappointed to see that Indian actor Priyanka Chopra opted to dress up like a British aristocrat at the royal wedding of Duke and Duchess of Sussex. She says she could have opted for a beautiful sari as independent India has so much to show to the world. How sad an Indian actor attending the r...

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