MUMBAI - Standing firmly with Bollywood, the Maharashtra government on Thursday assured security to theatres which screen "Padmavati", the upcoming epic period drama by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali that has come under attack from critics. Minister of State for Home (Urban) Ranjit Patil said that in view of the volatile situation, security would be provided to all theatres screening the film which has raked up controversy days before its release.
MUMBAI - Comedian Kapil Sharma will be back "with a bang" on the small screen with his popular entertainer "The Kapil Sharma Show" soon, a channel official has confirmed. "Kapil will be back (on TV) very soon," Danish Khan, Executive Vice President and Business Head, Sony Entertainment Television, told IANS here. The actor-comedian is currently in the midst of promoting his forthcoming Bollywood film "Firangi".
MUMBAI - There are gunfights, there's horse riding, there's muscle game, mind game, punches and punchlines -- the trailer of Salman Khan's "Tiger Zinda Hai" shows that the superstar, along with Katrina Kaif, is back with a vengeance to delight his fans and give a message of peace. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the movie brings back the "Ek Tha Tiger" on screen couple Salman and Katrina.
NEW DELHI - Actress Vidya Balan says it is very important for an actor to be shameless and fearless. "It is very important for an actor to be shameless, should have no apprehensions, fearless and be 'bindass'," said Vidya when she joined singer Tulsi Kumar to announce Gulshan Kumar Film & Television Institute of India (GKFTII) here on Tuesday. On the film front, Vidya is looking forward to her film "Tumhari Sulu".
MUMBAI - Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has made her mark with films like "Pink", "Naam Shabana" and "Judwaa 2", says she is yet to crack the code of being an "A-list" in the Hindi film industry. The year 2017 has not been great for Bollywood, but Taapsee's "Naam Shabana" can be counted as one of the highest grossing female-centric films, and "Judwaa 2" has also raked in the moolah. Yet, Taapsee wonders why.......
MUMBAI - Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Monday apologised and announced that he is withdrawing his book "An Ordinary Life" after a complaint was reportedly filed against him for outraging the modesty of his "Miss Lovely" co-star Niharika Singh. "I am apologising to everyone who's sentiments are hurt because of the chaos around my memoir ‘An Ordinary Life'. I hereby regret and decide to withdraw my book," Nawazuddin posted on Twitter.
JAIPUR - Late Indian classical vocalist Girija Devi, who earned the epithet of 'Thumri queen', wanted to sing a song for the country. The revelation was made by lyricist Prasoon Joshi as he paid tribute to Girija Devi on Friday at the maiden MTV India Music Summit. The legendary artiste was due to share the stage for a concert and conversation with Pandit Jasraj at the summit here on Friday, but she passed away on Tuesday. She was 88.
MUMBAI - Acclaimed actress Tabu says she enjoys essaying strong women characters on screen, but she never wants to limit herself in the trend and formula of "women-oriented" movie. She feels taking the responsibility of a whole film could affect her creative mind, and so, she is cautious with her choice at this point of her career. Considering that 'women-oriented' films are playing a crucial part.....
MUMBAI - Reliance Entertainment-backed "Golmaal Again", the latest in the hit Bollywood franchise "Golmaal", has garnered $24 million at the worldwide box office in the first four days of its release, the makers said. Director Rohit Shetty said: "I am overjoyed that 'Golmaal Again' has broken records along with spreading happiness, cheer and smiles during this Diwali. I am thankful to the audience for the success and......
MUMBAI - Actor Rajkummar Rao, whose next big screen outing is "Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana", says he is not in a hurry to get married as he still feels like a child. "Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana" is due for release on November 10. Rajkummar, who was present at the launch of fashion designer Manish Malhotra's X Chandon Limited Edition End of Year 2017 bottles here on Monday was asked when he is going to get married in real life.