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Assamese film 'Village Rockstars' India's official entry for Oscars
short by Sumedha Sehra / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Assamese film 'Village Rockstars' has been announced as India's official entry for 2019 Oscars' Best Foreign Language Film category. "Village Rockstars is the closest film made by international standards", one of the 12 jury members said. Directed by Rima Das, the film is about a 10-year-old girl from a village in Assam who wants to be a guitarist.
short by Sumedha Sehra / 01:16 pm on 22 Sep
TV actress alleges rape at Rajasthan hotel on promise of marriage
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
A model-turned-television actress has alleged that a 25-year-old man, who promised to marry her, raped her at a hotel in Rajasthan's Neemrana, where they had gone for a trip. The actress and the accused attended the same college. They had begun chatting through social media websites in July. He reportedly proposed to her but recently refused to marry her.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 04:43 pm on 21 Sep
Amitabh teases Anushka, copies Virat Kohli's 'flying kiss' on KBC
short by Saloni Tandon / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
In a promo released of TV show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', host Amitabh Bachchan is seen teasing actress Anushka Sharma about husband Virat Kohli, and imitating his 'flying kiss' gesture. Amitabh is also seen telling Anushka, "Hum sab dekhte hain TV pe jo hota hai (we all see what happens on TV)". Anushka said she watches cricket to watch Virat play.
short by Saloni Tandon / 10:41 pm on 21 Sep
Shahid, Shraddha's 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu' hits the theatres
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor starrer 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu' "is an average, one-time watch entertainer that appeals only in parts", wrote Bollywood Hungama. The film "loses power under the load of its heavy-duty screenplay", wrote Times Of India while DNA wrote the "social drama educates but fails to entertain." It was rated 3/5 (Bollywood Hungama, TOI) and 3.5/5 (DNA).
short by Prashanti Moktan / 04:22 pm on 21 Sep
Neil Nitin Mukesh, wife Rukmini become parents to a baby girl
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and wife Rukmini Sahay became proud parents to a baby girl on Thursday. "I had an intuition, even Rukmini told me on Wednesday to be ready. I just wanted to be with her and cancelled all other commitments," said Neil. He added his father, singer Nitin Mukesh, will probably decide the name of the baby.
short by Saloni Tandon / 08:30 am on 22 Sep
I can relate to Saina Nehwal's journey: Shraddha on biopic
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Shraddha Kapoor, who has started shooting for an upcoming biopic on Saina Nehwal's life, has said that she can relate to Saina's journey. "[Saina] has bounced back so many times and her journey has been a real roller coaster," added Shraddha. She further said that it will be nice to have Saina's family on the sets who can support her.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 11:49 am on 22 Sep
Salman Khan Films gets Gujarat High Court notice over Loveyatri
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Gujarat High Court has issued notices to Salman Khan Films and CBFC, following a PIL filed by Hindu outfits who alleged that the title of the film 'Loveyatri' hurts Hindu sentiments by mocking the festival of Navaratri. Salman had changed the title from 'Loveratri' to 'Loveyatri' after an advocate filed a complaint in a Bihar court.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 05:24 pm on 21 Sep
I, Shah Rukh or Amrishji can't take credit for 'DDLJ': Kajol
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Talking about her 1995 film 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', Kajol said, "None of us whether it's Shah Rukh [Khan] or Aditya [Chopra] or Amrishji [Puri] or me can take credit for the success of that film." "The phenomenon which has been created around it was all because the audience appreciated it and took it to another level altogether," she added.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 11:22 am on 22 Sep
F*** you: Snoop Dogg to Kanye for supporting Trump
short by Animesh Choudhary / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
American rapper Snoop Dogg said "f*** you" to US President Donald Trump, his supporters and fellow rapper Kanye West in an interview. He blamed Trump for polarising American society, saying, "He drew the lines. Before him, there were no lines. Everybody was everybody, we respected everything, we didn't trip". Snoop had earlier slammed Kanye's statement that slavery was a choice.
short by Animesh Choudhary / 07:18 pm on 21 Sep
Not true: Anurag denies rumours of 'Gangs of Wasseypur 3'
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Denying the rumours about the third instalment of his 2012 film 'Gangs of Wasseypur', Anurag Kashyap shared a report and tweeted, "Not true." Earlier, writer and filmmaker Zeishan Quadri had confirmed that a third film in the 'Gangs of Wasseypur' film franchise was being planned, which will be a 'part 1.5' and it won't be called 'part 3'.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 01:25 pm on 22 Sep
New poster of John Abraham starrer 'Batla House' unveiled
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
A new poster of John Abraham starrer 'Batla House' has been unveiled. Sharing the poster, John tweeted, "When everything you’ve achieved could be wiped out in that one moment." Based on a real-life incident about the Delhi spot where a shootout took place in 2008, the film will release on August 15, 2019 along with Alia Bhatt starrer 'Brahmastra'.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 03:10 pm on 22 Sep
Receiving Smita Patil award validates my choices: Anushka
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Anushka Sharma, who has received the Smita Patil award for best actor, said it validates the choices that she has made so far in her career. "It's a special day for me because I completed 10 years in the industry on this day," she added. "I don't come from a film background...didn't have anyone to guide me," she further said.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 03:06 pm on 21 Sep
Imran makes directorial debut with short film on Mangalyaan
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Imran Khan has made his directorial debut with a short film titled 'Mission Mars: Keep Walking India' based on India's Mangalyaan mission. The film stars Abhishek Saha, Prakash Belawadi and Sonali Sachdev in lead roles. Imran shared the film's poster and captioned it, "It's been my pleasure and my privilege to tell this inspiring story of India's mission to Mars."
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 01:02 pm on 22 Sep
It is boring to me: Twinkle on not writing on Bollywood
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Twinkle Khanna, on being asked why she doesn't write on Bollywood, said, "Bollywood is boring to me. I don't write about it in my columns or short stories, I don't find it interesting." "I have seen it and why would I write about it. It is too familiar," she added. Twinkle further said she was always a "misfit" in Bollywood.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 10:08 am on 22 Sep
I learnt from Manto not to judge anyone: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who portrayed Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto in Nandita Das' film 'Manto', said, "What I learnt from Manto is that he never judged anyone, not even the ones in his stories...I'll always cherish this gift." "He [Manto] always managed to find something admirable, especially in those people whom the society had rejected," he added.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 04:16 pm on 22 Sep
Mutually decided on separate dates: Rohit on Simmba, Zero clash
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Rohit Shetty, while talking about the release dates of 'Simmba' and Shah Rukh Khan's 'Zero', said, "We decided not to come together because that would affect numbers. It was a mutual decision." "Earlier we were planning to come on the same day," he added. 'Zero' will be releasing on December 21 while the release date of 'Simmba' is December 28.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 12:17 pm on 22 Sep
Won't do film that will make Aaradhya feel awkward: Abhishek
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Abhishek Bachchan said he will now choose his work keeping in mind his daughter Aaradhya, adding, "I would not...like to make a film which I feel Aaradhya would feel awkward watching." Further, speaking about Aaradhya's career choices, he said, "As far as [wife] Aishwarya [Rai Bachchan] and I are concerned...whatever she [Aaradhya] decides, we will support her no matter what.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 04:06 pm on 22 Sep
AR Rahman, Gulzar creating anthem song for Hockey WC 2018
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
The Oscar-winning duo of composer AR Rahman and lyricist Gulzar is creating the anthem song for the upcoming Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, which is set to be held in Odisha later this year. "Nothing says India more than our beloved sport hockey," said Rahman, who will perform the song live at the opening ceremony on November 27.
short by Dishant Sharma / 04:44 pm on 21 Sep
Tamil actress attempts suicide after her ex sets himself on fire
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Tamil actress Nilani attempted suicide on Thursday after her ex-boyfriend Gandhi Lalith Kumar set himself on fire. Nilani reportedly consumed mosquito repellent that made her unconscious. Lalith set himself on fire on Sunday after Nilani broke up with him and registered a complaint at a police station as Lalith continued to pursue her, according to reports.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 05:32 pm on 21 Sep
Rhea posts pic with Mahesh Bhatt, trolls say he's like Anup Jalota
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Reacting to 26-year-old actress Rhea Chakraborty's picture with filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt which she posted on his 70th birthday, trolls commented, "After Anup Jalota..." and "Bigg Boss ka asar" while speculating that they were dating. Rhea captioned the picture, "Sir you held me with love, you showed me love." Recently, 65-year-old Anup Jalota revealed he is dating 28-year-old singer Jasleen Matharu.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 02:37 pm on 21 Sep
Ranveer Singh is a fabulous new-age actor: Rohit Shetty
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Rohit Shetty, while talking about Ranveer Singh who will be seen in Rohit's upcoming film 'Simmba', said, "Ranveer's a fabulous new-age actor. With this film, he will be able to display his range as a commercial star." "'Simmba' is his [Ranveer's] biggest out-and-out masala film and I have full faith in it," Rohit added. 'Simmba' also stars Sara Ali Khan.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 03:55 pm on 22 Sep
Ashton hits boy with his Tesla, victim asks for pic with him
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Ashton Kutcher, while driving his black Tesla, accidentally hit a 19-year-old boy Leo Marenghi in Los Angeles. On being asked by Ashton whether he was fine, Leo said, "Yeah, I'm fine. Can I get a picture with you?" "(Ashton) was really nice about it and acted concerned," Leo added. Marenghi said he won't sue Kutcher as that would be "trashy".
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 03:38 pm on 21 Sep
Title poster of Jayalalithaa's biopic The Iron Lady unveiled
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
The title poster of late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's biopic 'The Iron Lady' has been unveiled. The poster stated that a "grand inauguration ceremony" would be organised soon. The biopic, showcasing the life of Jayalalithaa, will be directed by Priyadhaarshini. Talking about it, Priyadhaarshini said, "This film has been planned to reach people in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi languages."
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 04:14 pm on 21 Sep
Bigg Boss' Sourabh Patel lying about name, profession: Report
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Bigg Boss 12 contestant Sourabh Patel, who claimed he's a farmer, has lied about his name and profession, according to reports. Sourabh has worked as an assistant casting director for production houses such as Rashmi Sharma and BAG films, as per reports. Casting director Shadman Khan has reportedly confirmed that his name wasn't Sourabh when he worked for Shadman.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 05:00 pm on 21 Sep
Swara slams those who trolled SRK for worshipping Ganpati
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Slamming those who trolled Shah Rukh Khan for worshipping Ganpati, Swara Bhasker tweeted, "Muslim bigots trolling SRK for celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi only goes to show that there are idiots and fundos among minorities as well." "We can take comfort in knowing whatever our religious differences...we are all united by stupidity," she further wrote.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 05:52 pm on 21 Sep
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