MELBOURNE - Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be felicitated at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) for her contribution to global cinema. IFFM is Australia's biggest annual celebration of Indian cinema. Celebrating ‘India at 70!' as a part of the festival's celebration of Indian cinema, Aishwarya will be hoisting the Indian national flag at Melbourne's Federation Square. She will be the first Indian woman to do so.
MUMBAI - Sunny Leone and her husband Daniel Weber adopted a baby girl, leaving everyone pleasantly surprised. The kid named Nisha Kaur Weber hogged headlines in no time. And then a picture began getting circulated of the new parents with the little one. But, while indianexpress.com couldn’t confirm the authenticity of that photo, we finally got some exclusive photos of Sunny with Nisha, and even copies..
MELBOURNE - Singers and sisters Akriti, Sukriti and Prakriti Kakar will perform at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne here on August 11. The act will be an amalgamation of diverse musical genres like folk, Bollywood and Indian classical, in different languages across multiple eras. Prakriti told IANS: "I have never performed at a film awards function earlier, and this one is going to be special particularly because it is overseas.
MUMBAI - Actress Shraddha Kapoor says she would want to direct her father and actor Shakti Kapoor if she ever dons the director's hat. Shraddha on Thursday treated her fans and well-wishers with a question and answer session, when a user asked her: "If you ever have to direct a film, which actor would you cast for it?" "If I would ever direct, I think I would want to direct my dad!" Shraddha replied.
NEW DELHI - Actress Kirti Kulhari on Friday expressed her disappointment over Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for making 12 cuts and adding two disclaimers in her forthcoming film "Indu Sarkar". She says the censor board needs to grow up and let audience decide what they want to see. "I think we desperately need some changes (in the censor board rules). I don't know, but it has become like a process where..
NEW YORK - Indian actress Sonakshi Sinha rang the Nasdaq closing bell here ahead of the Bollywood extravaganza IIFA Weekend and Awards. Sonakshi looked chic in a deep blue power suit for the occasion. She was accompanied by Sabbas Joseph, Director of Wizcraft International Entertainment, the producers and creators of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA). After ringing the bell..
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM - Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday slammed the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) over stalling a documentary on Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen due to the use of certain words. "Institutions like the Censor Board have to work in an independent manner and today the Centre is using these institutions as a tool to implement Hindutva agenda.
NEW DELHI - Veteran actress Ratna Pathak Shah, who will soon be seen in the film "Lipstick Under My Burkha", says the patriarchal structure anywhere in the world is hard not just on women but on men too. "How many men have a choice? How many men are doing a job that they did not want to do, doing things and behaving in ways that they did not want to," Ratna, who will be essaying the role of a 55-year-old widow in the film..
KERELA - Malayalam superstar Dileep was on Monday evening arrested by a Kerala Police team probing the abduction of a popular actress in February this year. The office of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan confirmed the news of the arrest to the media. Dileep was questioned last month for 13 hours in the case and was let off. On Monday, he was questioned at an undisclosed location near here and..
CHANDIGARH - A court in Ludhiana on Thursday granted bail to actress Rakhi Sawant, who appeared before in wearing a burqa to avoid being detected, in a case related to objectionable remarks against sage Valmiki. Rakhi surrendered before the court on Thursday, a day ahead of the hearing of the case against her. The court had earlier issued non-bailable warrants against her last month and directed police to ensure her presence in the...