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2 days ago
I've always been a supporter of independent films: Anil Kapoor

Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Actor-producer Anil Kapoor says he is a big supporter of independent cinema and has pursued the career of an independent filmmaker when he had started producing films. I've always been a supporter of independent films. I myself have been an independent filmmaker when me and my brother (Boney Kapoor) started... The biggest example of an independent film was 'Slumdog M...

9 days ago
Irrfan Khan is also the 'best father' in the world, says wife

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Known for his perfect style, disarming smile, serious persona onscreen and versatile acting skills, acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan is the best father in the world to his sons Ayaan and Baabil, says his wife and screen writer Sutapa Sikdar. Sutapa also shared that Irrfan, who appears to be serious and only means business on the silver screen, is very funny in perso...

18 days ago
Today, roles not restricted to ethnicity: Freida Pinto

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Gone are the days when actors from different nationalities were restricted to playing roles based on their ethnicity, feels US-based Indian actress Freida Pinto. She also says that nobody is tagged as an 'American', 'British' or 'Indian' in the current film scenario worldwide. The 31-year-old, who started her career in films with Slumdog Millionaire in 2008, sa...

27 days ago
Every language has its own unique music and expression: Irrfan

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan, who has starred in various international productions in his over two decades in the entertainment industry, feels every language has its own unique music and expression and it is not good comparing them with one another. Irrfan, best known for his roles in films like Paan Singh Tomar, Life in a... Metro, Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi, took t...

1 month ago
Freida Pinto enjoys night out with beau

Los Angeles, March 27 (IANS) Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto was spotted enjoying a dinner date with her beau and professional polo player Ronnie Barcardi in West Hollywood here. Freida and Barcardi were clicked enjoying a low-key date night at the Nice Guy Club in West Hollywood here on Friday. The couple kept a low profile as they exited the eatery, reports dailymail.co.uk.

1 month ago
'Thozha': Perfect concoction of bromance, drama and fun

Film: Thozha; Director: Vamshi Paidipally; Cast: Akkineni Nagarjuna, Karthi, Tamannaah Bhatia, Tanikella Bharani, Jayasudha, Shriya Saran, Anushka Shetty; Rating: ***1/2 Everything about director Vamshi's Thozha, an adaptation of the French drama, The Intouchables, is instantly likable, entertaining and partly moving. It's not always easy to adapt a foreign film, especially if i...

1 month ago
'Thozha' truly a blessing for my career: Director Vamshi

Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Director Vamshi P describes the experience of making forthcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual Thozha, starring Akkineni Nagarjuna and Karthi in the lead, as a blessing for his career. The journey was memorable and the people I worked with, especially Karthi, Nagarjuna sir and Tamannaah made 'Thozha' truly a blessing for my career. The bonding we shared was very special...

1 month ago
No inhibitions in shooting without script: Freida Pinto

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) She didn't have a script to memorise dialogues from when she had to shoot with Hollywood's The Dark Knight Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's film Knight of Cups. But that didn't faze her at all, says Indian actress Freida Pinto. The actress, who found acclaim in the West after Slumdog Millionaire, has no fear of working without scripts, as she says it can get...

1 month ago
'IIFA will make it easier for having Bollywood sets in Madrid'

Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Hosting Bollywood extravaganza, International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) celebrations, in Madrid is likely to lure Indian filmmakers to explore the destination's picturesque locales, says Madrid mayor Manuela Carmena. The fact that the Bollywood awards will be celebrated in Madrid is very important for the City Hall. It is another step forward in our goal of placi...

1 month ago
Life comes full circle with 'Jungle Book...': Freida Pinto

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With her childhood memories attached to Rudyard Kipling's timeless classic, actress Freida Pinto, who found popularity in the West post Slumdog Millionaire, is excited to be a part of Jungle Book: Origins. She says her life has come full circle with the Hollywood project. Freida is voicing Mowgli's adoptive mother in the Warner Brothers' motion capture live-ac...

2 months ago
Priyanka Chopra takes selfie with Pharrell Williams

Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who was amongst the presenters at the 88th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, made time for a selfie moment with rapper Pharrell Williams. Priyanka presented the Oscar in the Best Film Editing category to Mad Max: Fury Road along with Hollywood actor Liev Schreiber at the awards night, which took place at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.

2 months ago
Indian adaptation of 'Homeland' in the pipeline

Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The story of action-filled spy life woven with the thrills of political drama will soon invade the Indian small screen through a 'desi' version of American TV series Homeland. Taking note of the success of Indian adaptation of 24, Howard Gordon, who is one of the writers of Homeland as well as 24, shared his plans to make an Indian adaptation of the popular politica...

2 months ago
Oscars have bigger controversies: Anil Kapoor

Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor has defended the controversies that surround award shows in Bollywood, saying even the Oscars have its share of controversies, which are sometimes even bigger. As they say, the grass is always greener (on the other side). Because you are here (Indian film industry), you don't know what's happening there (internationally). So the kind of controversie...

2 months ago
Why Irrfan Khan refused Steven Spielberg's film?

Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan has refused a part in a Steven Spielberg film because he didn't find enough meat to explore himself as an actor. I felt the character did not have enough meat to explore myself as an actor. Hence, I said no... Else who wouldn't want to work with Steven Spielberg? Irrfan said in a statement. The Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor...

2 months ago
Why Irrfan Khan refused Steven Spielberg's film?

Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan has refused a part in a Steven Spielberg film because he didn't find enough meat to explore himself as an actor. I felt the character did not have enough meat to explore myself as an actor. Hence, I said no... Else who wouldn't want to work with Steven Spielberg? Irrfan said in a statement. The Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor...

2 months ago
Why Irrfan Khan refused Steven Spielberg's film?

Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan has refused a part in a Steven Spielberg film because he didn't find enough meat to explore himself as an actor. I felt the character did not have enough meat to explore myself as an actor. Hence, I said no... Else who wouldn't want to work with Steven Spielberg? Irrfan said in a statement. The Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor...

2 months ago
Why Irrfan Khan refused Steven Spielberg's film?

Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan has refused a part in a Steven Spielberg film because he didn't find enough meat to explore himself as an actor. I felt the character did not have enough meat to explore myself as an actor. Hence, I said no... Else who wouldn't want to work with Steven Spielberg? Irrfan said in a statement. The Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor...

2 months ago
Why Irrfan Khan refused Steven Spielberg's film?

Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan has refused a part in a Steven Spielberg film because he didn't find enough meat to explore himself as an actor. I felt the character did not have enough meat to explore myself as an actor. Hence, I said no... Else who wouldn't want to work with Steven Spielberg? Irrfan said in a statement. The Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor...

2 months ago
Why Irrfan Khan refused Steven Spielberg's film?

Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan has refused a part in a Steven Spielberg film because he didn't find enough meat to explore himself as an actor. I felt the character did not have enough meat to explore myself as an actor. Hence, I said no... Else who wouldn't want to work with Steven Spielberg? Irrfan said in a statement. The Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor...

2 months ago
Why Irrfan Khan refused Steven Spielberg's film?

Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan has refused a part in a Steven Spielberg film because he didn't find enough meat to explore himself as an actor. I felt the character did not have enough meat to explore myself as an actor. Hence, I said no... Else who wouldn't want to work with Steven Spielberg? Irrfan said in a statement. The Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor...

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