PUNE - Bollywood star Aamir Khan, who leads NGO Paani Foundation, hopes Maharashtra is drought-free and doesn't need such a platform after the next five years. Set up in 2016 by the team of the TV series "Satyamev Jayate" -- which was led by Aamir -- the NGO aims to fight drought in rural Maharashtra by harnessing the power of communication to mobilise, motivate and train people in this mission.
NEW DELHI - Actor Diljit Dosanjh has been roped in as brand ambassador for the menswear of fbb, a fashion retail format from Future Group. He will promote the entire men's range -- casual, sports, ethnic, formal and party collection, read a statement to IANS. "Fashion is one's own style statement. The clothes you wear are an extension of your personality. Through my association with fbb, I will explore different styles and....
MUMBAI - Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor on Friday announced he and his wife Mira Rajput are expecting their second child. The couple took an innovative route to announce Mira's pregnancy with an Instagram picture of their first-born daughter Misha lying beside a drawing of balloons with 'Big Sister' written along with it. Shahid and Mira, who have a 12-year age gap, tied the knot in New Delhi on July 7, 2015.
MUMBAI - Actor Ranveer Singh, who will be seen as a street rapper in his next film "Gully Boy", shared a throwback photograph with international rapper Snoop Dogg. Ranveer tweeted the selfie on Thursday. "Ain't nothing but a G thang. Throw back Thursday the Dogg father... Snoop Dogg," Ranveer captioned the image, hinting at Snoop Dogg's "Nothin' But a G Thang" song. Ranveer's "Gully Boy" is helmed by Zoya Akhtar, and....
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi says for the government's "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign to be effective, "our betis (daughters) should be alive". Shabana shared her thoughts at Anu and Shashi Ranjan-organised 20th Beti FLO GR8 Awards 2018, which she attended here on Monday night with Jeetendra, Amit Sadh, Bhumi Pednekar, Huma Qureshi, Anup Jalota and Amruta Fadnavis.
MUMBAI - Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has featured in films laced with social messages, says incidents like the rape of an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, shows people are moving towards animalistic and beast-like mentality. Bhumi spoke to the media at the 20th Beti FLO GR8 Awards 2018 here on Monday night. She said: "The kind of circumstances that our country is going through, I feel scared thinking about future generation.
MATHURA - Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra on Monday extended his full support to elephant rescue efforts, after a visit to the rescue and rehabilitation centre run by Wildlife SOS. A special guest at 'Save the Elephant Day' celebrations at the centre, he expressed concern over the plight of Asian elephants. Sidarth spent time with rescued elephants Laxmi, Maya and Phoolkali, feeding them fresh fruits - bananas, sugarcane, and watermelon.
NEW DELHI - Designer Manish Malhotra is glad that actors Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are now in good health to walk for his show that will celebrate the seventh edition of his label in association with the Mijwan Welfare Society. "It gives me immense pleasure to share that Ranbir and Deepika will be walking the ramp for Mijwan, a project very close to my heart, on April 19 at JW Marriott. I am really glad that....
MUMBAI - Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who launched animation series 'Little Singham'A in collaboration with Discovery Kids, Reliance Animation and Rohit Shetty Picture here on Tuesday, said that the animation series is 100 times larger than the real "Singham". About the scale of the animation series, Shetty said: "It is animation, so there are no restrictions. So watch out for full-on action in 'Singham'. This is animation and quite unique.
NEW DELHI - With a discography studded with hits like "Lahore", "High rated gabru", "Suit suit" and "Ban ja rani", singer Guru Randhawa, who is amused with all the love that comes his way, says Punjabi songs are virtual mood lifters. Bollywood films have started featuring an increasing number of peppy Punjabi songs -- some new and some remixed versions of old tracks. "With the change in the culture of the....