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20 days ago
'Mirzya': A visual and emotional feast

Film: Mirzya; Cast: Harshvardhan Kapoor, Saiyami Kher; Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra; Rating: ****1/2 Mirzya is a very simple yet extremely layered love legend. The lovers here face what lovers everywhere have faced since love was discovered in the human heart. As in Rang De Basanti, Mehra creates two levels of storytelling, one that is situated in the present times with the love...

26 days ago
Soha Ali Khan not ready to join politics

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan says she has no plans to join politics as politicians have to sacrifice a lot. As a citizen, I think about the future of my country. I have seen every situation. I don't think I want to join politics... you have to sacrifice a lot in politics and an actor's life is opposite, Soha said. You have a private life and you are not answerable ...

29 days ago
'31st October' already a landmark for me: Soha Ali Khan

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is gearing up for the release of 31st October, says the forthcoming film is already a landmark for her. I say that every film is 'the film' for me...Some films that come out in the box-office they become important to you depending on the box-office results. This film is already a landmark for me, Soha told IANS in a group interview here...

1 month ago
A.R. Rahman in Hiroshima with band

Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman is currently in the Japanese city of Hiroshima along with his band. Rahman took to Facebook on Sunday to share a photograph in which he can be seen posing alongside two women. On the way to Hiroshima with my band, Rahman wrote alongside the image. According to a Facebook user, Rahman is in the city for a perform...

1 month ago
'Mirzya' music launched at grand event

Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The music launch of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's, Mirzya here on Tuesday turned out to be one of the biggest events of the year with Bollywood's who's who attending the event where veteran Gulzar recited few poems. Singer Daler Mehndi and music composers Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy performed live on a few songs from the album. Gulzar is also the lyricist and writer...

1 month ago
Consider Aamir my inspiration, says Harshvardhan Kapoor

Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Actor Harshwardhan Kapoor, who is making his Bollywood debut with Mirzya, says he looks at Aamir Khan as an inspiration. I make it a point to watch all films... there are so many amazing actors and I like certain films of certain actors. Aamir Khan was a very big influence, I think, when my generation was growing up. In 2001 'Dil Chahta Hai' came, then 'Lagaan' came...

1 month ago
Radhika Apte celebrates birthday with work

Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte is celebrating her 31st birthday on Wednesday dubbing for her upcoming film Bombairiya and rehearsing for a performance. Radhika said in a statement: This year I'm pretty much celebrating my birthday with work which is great too. I have to dub for my film and also rehearse for one of my performances. It is probably the first time that it's all wo...

1 month ago
'31st October' not made to deliver justice, says Soha

Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is all set for the release of her long-delayed film 31st October, says it is not made to deliver justice. Speaking at the trailer launch of the film, based on the assasination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and its aftermath, Soha said: The film is not made to deliver justice. Everybody knows that justice delayed is justice denied. We...

1 month ago
Kunal Kapoor didn't get culture shock working down south

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Coming out from his fun-loving Punjabi image, Kunal Kapoor will be seen testing his acting skills by portraying a grey shade warrior in the upcoming trilingual epic historical drama film Veeram. Despite it being his first non-Bollywood project, the actor says he didn't face any culture shock while working down South. There was no culture shock of any sort. The cha...

2 months ago
'31st October' is not anti-Congress, says director

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) 31st October -- a film based on the anti-Sikh riots after the 1984 assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi -- is ready for release after the hassles with the censor board. The film is touted as revealing the truth behind the anti-Sikh riots. The 1984 riots created a unilateral impression in India about the riots that followed the assassination of Indira Gan...

2 months ago
'Azaad' salutes tricolour, but does nothing for cinema

Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) This Independence Day, actor Chandan Roy Sanyal turns director with a short film entitled Azaad. But is it enough to make a well-intended patriotic pitch through a film? If flag-waving nationalism is the flavour you fancy on August 15, Azaad does it right for you. Chandan, a talented actor yet to get his due, directs a film on one of the lesser-known freedo...

3 months ago
Varun Dhawan scores 3 million Twitter followers

Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan has garnered over three million followers on Twitter by Wednesday, and promised his fans that he will work harder. The 29-year-old star does not wish to take success for granted. I know you people are standing with me. I promise I will work harder. I don't take this for granted. Three million means a lot... Humbled, Varun tweeted.

4 months ago
IIFA kicks off with trailer launch of 'Mirzya', Shilpa Shetty's thumka

Madrid, June 24 (IANS) The 17th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) gala here kicked off with much fanfare and aplomb. The opening day of the gala witnessed the official unveiling of movie Mirzya, which marks debut of Anil Kapoor's son Harshvardhan, along with some thumkas of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on stage. With Bollywood biggies like like Salman Khan, Anil,...

4 months ago
Kunal Kapoor dubs for 'Veeram'

Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kapoor has started dubbing for his upcoming southern tri-lingual film Veeram and says he is really excited about the film. Dubbing for 'Veeram'. Really excited about this film. Can't wait for you guys to see it, Kunal tweeted on Monday. Kunal, fondly remembered as Aslam from the 2006 film Rang De Basanti, will be seen playing a warrior in the V...

4 months ago
Bollywood must better quality to match Hollywood: Rakeysh Mehra

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Bollywood needs to focus on making better movies to tackle competition from quality films from Hollywood, National Award-winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says. In recent times, the Indian box office has seen movies like The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War and X-Men Apocalypse faring better than the Hindi films released on the same day. A...

4 months ago
Hugh Bonneville deeply interested in India, Indian politics: Huma Qureshi

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi, who will be seen sharing screen space with Hugh Bonneville in Gurinder Chadha's British-Indian historical drama film Viceroy's House, says the British star is deeply interested in India and Indian politics. Hugh is wonderful and of course, he is very talented. At the same time, he is very intelligent. Hugh is very aware and abreast with wor...

4 months ago
Madhavan to celebrate birthday in Pune

Pune, June 1 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan, who turned 46 on Wednesday, will be celebrating his birthday with family and friends here. The actor's close friends will be coming from different cities to throw a celebratory bash for him, involving a game of golf at one of the oldest golf courses in the country, spread across 96 acres. Another year older and I feel extremely lucky and ver...

5 months ago
Right distribution key to foreign success: A.R. Rahman

Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has stressed on the need of more distribution channels for Indian artistes abroad, saying that this will add to their popularity on foreign shores. The music maestro says that one can sing an English song, but it will die its own death if not distributed well. Till we have distribution of Indian artistes abroad, it's (Engl...

5 months ago
Kunal Kapoor asks people to help Maharashtra's drought-hit villages

Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kapoor, who came face-to-face with the situation in a drought-hit village of Maharashtra, has urged the public to do their bit in helping to alleviate the problem. I visited one of Maharashtra's drought-hit villages on the weekend. And guys, the situation is far worse than you can imagine. A lot of villages have absolutely no water, people are forced to ...

5 months ago
Actors need to play challenging roles to entertain audiences: Sharman Joshi

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Actor Sharman Joshi, who has tried the horror genre for the first time through his latest release 1920 London, says actors should try to challenge themselves by doing a variety of films to entertain audiences in a different way every time. I'm not trying to setup any image for myself by doing erotic thrillers. I haven't specially designed anything for me. I just t...

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