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4 days ago
Kunal Kapoor inspiration for me: Hrithik Roshan

Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan holds Kunal Kapoor in high regard, saying that the Rang De Basanti star is an inspiration to him. Kunal is one of the best guy I know in the industry. I wish him success and luck. He is an inspiration for me. He is the one guy I know who does not give up. He tries till he can, Hrithik said at the special screening of Kunal's forthcoming film Kau...

14 days ago
Online shoppers go patriotic this Independence Day

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Tricoloured and khadi products are a hit among online shoppers this Independence Day, according to data by leading e-retail major Flipkart. Products with colours of the Indian National Flag have been selling like hot cakes and demand for Khadi kurtas has grown tremendously, read a statement from Flipkart, which claims to have 45 million registered customers. <...

1 month ago
I will do more films post 'Kaun Kitney Paani Mein': Kunal Kapoor

Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kapoor, who is returning on the big screen after a gap of almost three years with Nila Madhab Panda's directorial Kaun Kitney Paani Mein, says he intend to do a lot more work after the release of this film. Kunal was last seen in the 2012 release Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana with Huma Qureshi. The actress was present at the trailer launch of Kau...

2 months ago
R. Madhavan gets into spiritual mode on birthday

Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) His post-sabbatical gem Tanu Weds Manu Returns has hit the jackpot, and R. Madhavan is basking in all the appreciation that has come his way following the film. On his 45th birthday on Monday, he sought God's blessings. A grand success party amalgamated with the birthday celebration with family and close friends is also said to be in plans, said a source. Th...

2 months ago
Mohan Agashe to play PM in 'Yeh Hai India'

Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Mohan Agashe, who has enacted pivotal roles in Rang De Basanti, Gangaajal and Ab Tak Chhappan, says he will play the country's Prime Minister in Yeh Hai India, co-directed by first-timer Lom Harsh. Agashe told IANS: There is invariably a certain amount of risk involved with first-time directors. But Lom Harsh's honesty and sincerity struck me instantly...

4 months ago
B-Town puts forces behind fundraising for quake-hit Nepal

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) At a time when Nepal is grappling with the consequences of a devastating earthquake, Indian film fraternity members like Anil Kapoor, Dia Mirza and Vir Das have urged their fans and friends to unite and donate through various sources for relief efforts. Most stars of the tinsel town have extended support to an online fund-raising space - Ketto. Rang De Basanti...

4 months ago
Star-studded Guwahati fest to promote northeast cinema

Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) Top Indian filmmakers and actors will attend a three-day northeast film festival beginning here on Friday where as many as 10 movies from the region will be screened, a release said. The third edition of the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival will feature directors Rajkumar Hirani (PK, 3 Idiots) and Shimit Amin of Chak De India fame. The featured directors...

4 months ago
Aamir crusades against Indian social evils at NY summit

New York, April 23 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan discussed India's social evils like female foeticide, gender inequality and honour killing at the Women in the World Summit here, saying change can be brought by reaching out to people with love and affection. He also cited the need to leave behind the common perception of real men don't cry, and finding a new definition of masculinity. ...

5 months ago
Aamir an honest man, true friend: B-Town on his birthday

Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Aamir Khan has etched an image as Bollywood's 'Mr. Perfectionist' in action-packed, comedy, romantic and emotional movies in his career of over 25 years. As the superstar turned 50 on Saturday, his co-stars and directors talked about a different and fun side of him. While actress Preity Zinta feels that along with dedication to his work the star has a streak of ma...

5 months ago
Turning 50: B-Town's Khans 'happy', 'dabangg', creating 'dhoom'

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) They're turning 50, but the indomitable clout of Bollywood's Khan trio - Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman - in the Hindi entertainment space continues to get stronger. Age notwithstanding, the trio has a much brighter future, predict trade experts and film celebrities. Katrina Kaif, who played the leading lady to all the three, says it's their passion, audiences' lo...

5 months ago
I hope I'm not at career's peak: Aamir Khan

Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) He has spent over 25 years in the Hindi film industry, giving action-packed, comedy, romantic and emotional performances; scoring hits and becoming a successful filmmaker. But Aamir Khan, who's turning 50 on Saturday, won't like to say that he's reached the peak of his career yet. At an event here, the PK star was asked if he feels that he has reached the pinnacle...

6 months ago
Internet has made artistic expression pure: Cyrus Sahukar

Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Video jockey-turned-actor Cyrus Sahukar, who started online show The Bench, says artistic expression over digital space is pure as there are no limitations. A lot more people are coming on the internet. There are bloggers, writers, people sharing funny and interesting videos. And with that, the artistic expression is very pure because you don't have any limitations....

6 months ago
Newly-wed Kunal Kapoor thanks all for wishes

Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Rang De Basanti actor Kunal Kapoor, who tied the knot with his longtime ladylove Naina Bachchan in the idyllic Seychelles, has acknowledged good wishes and congratulatory messages on his wedding. Thank you for all your warm wishes on our wedding, Kunal tweeted along with an image of a scenic wedding set-up on a beach. Kunal and Naina, who is megastar Amitabh...

7 months ago
Slice of Punjab in Kolkata

Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) While ilish (hilsa) and rosogolla (balls of sweets dipped in syrup) are the hallmark of the Bengali food culture, robust flavours of Punjabi dishes too have a mass appeal and legacy here, far away from the north Indian plains. Thus, piping hot daal maakhni, smoking skewers of kebabs cooked in tandoori style, aromatic sarson da saag and a range of breads infused w...

7 months ago
A.R. Rahman turns 48, musicians pay tribute

Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) On the 48th birthday of Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman Tuesday, singers like Lata Mangeshkar and Kavita Krishnamurthy have hailed the talent of the 'Mozart of Madras', who has given Hindi cinema some lilting melodies and memorable numbers throughout his career. Here's what they have to say of the musician, who won two Oscar awards for his work in international fi...

8 months ago
10 films of 2014 that deserved better

Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) These films of 2014 deserved better and should have got a larger audience: 1. Ugly: A beautiful portrait of the darkest areas of the human heart, where greed, guilt and gluttony scamper freely for space. Anurag Kashyap's film was swamped by the PK wave that hit the theatres at year-end. Bhago, PK aaya! 2. Aankhon Dekhi: Rajat Kapoor's haunting portrait of a ...

8 months ago
I do films, if I like script: Aamir Khan

Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Aamir Khan, whose PK has opened to rave reviews and roaring box office success, says he chooses a film on the basis of the script and not box office prospects. PK, which came out Friday, has managed to gross Rs.95.21 crore in three days. When asked if it is true that he chooses films on the basis of box office prospects, Aamir said: It's a very unfortunate t...

9 months ago
'Kaaviya Thalaivan'- Salute the effort, but not the film

Film: Kaaviya Thalaivan; Cast: Siddharth, Prithviraj, Vedhika Kumar, Anaika Soti, Nassar, Thambi Ramaiah, Ponvannan, Singampuli; Director: Vasanthabalan; Rating: *** At the end of Kaaviya Thalaivan, there's a side in you that wants to laud the effort of auteur G. Vasanthabalan, who has always strived to give us good cinema, especially for recreating a bygone era in grand style on screen....

9 months ago
'Ungli': Relevant and Timely, 'Ungli' fingers the corrupt

Film: Ungli; Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Emraan Hashmi, Randeeo Hooda,Kangna Ranaut, Neel Bhoopalam, Angad Bedi, Neha Dhupia; Directed by Rensil d'Silva; Rating: *** (3 stars) Ungli is what one would call a late bloomer. Don't get me wrong. It doesn't take long to get to the point. In fact the film's vigilante intentions are unmasked immediately after the film opens. No beating around the bush. N...

9 months ago
Injured Madhavan stalls shoot

Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor R.Madhavan is upset because the shooting of his upcoming film Saala Khadoos got affected due to his injury. Injured on the set today (Tuesday). Lucky escape but hate it when shoot stalls because of me. Crap. Last 4 days of Saala Khadoos, he tweeted. He will be seen as a retired boxer-turned-coach in the Tamil-Hindi bilingual, which is being directed by...

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