MUMBAI - Filmmaker Rohit Shetty who is working with National Award-winning Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar in his upcoming directorial venture titled "Sooryavanshi" says working with him is an achievement. During an interactive session at the 20th edition of FICCI FRAMES, the global media, and entertainment conclave on Tuesday, Rohit said: "I did few body doubles for Akshay in the film 'Suhaag' and of course,
MUMBAI - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan who often treats his fans to snapshots of some of his treasured memories by sharing photographs on social media, feels it was a "huge mistake" on his part to share one in which he was wearing swimming trunks. A month ago, Big B posted the photograph of himself on Instagram. He was seen in swimming trunks and sporting sunglasses. "... the beachcomber in Mauritius... my first visit in a delegation.
NEW DELHI - After Warner Music Group (WMG) sued Spotify over licensing rights in India, the popular audio streaming platform on Monday said the WMG has revoked a previously agreed upon publishing licence for reasons wholly unrelated to the company's upcoming launch in the country. Spotify, which was set to launch its services in India within a few weeks, hit a hurdle when the music label WMG filed for an injunction in a Mumbai court...
MUMBAI - On the occasion of its first anniversary the OTT platform, ZEE5 launched 72 original shows in six different languages on Thursday. Several digital shows like 'Mirror', 'The Final Call', 'Bandit Queena', 'Hutatma', 'Poison' will be releasing throughout the year, along with the new seasons of the popular web series like 'Rangbaaz' and 'Karenjit Kaur'. Talking about the film...
NEW DELHI - Hindi film fraternity members like Siddharth Roy Kapur, Omung Kumar B and Indra Kumar see the Union Cabinet's approval of a jail term for film piracy as a significant move and an excellent decision for the industry's growth. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an amendment to the Cinematograph Act, 1952, to tackle the menace of film piracy and copyright infringement making penal provisions of a three-year jail term...
LOS ANGELES - Indian singer Falguni Shah, who is one of the nominees for this year's Grammys, says she is honoured to represent India and Indian immigrants in the US at the global platform. Falguni is nominated for her album "Falu's Bazaar" in the Best Children's Music category at the 61st Grammy Awards, which will take place on February 11 here. It will be aired on Vh1 India in the country.
NEW DELHI - Ranbir Kapoor-starrer "Sanju", which presented the highs and lows of actor Sanjay Dutt's life on the big screen, was the most discussed movie of 2018, beating "Padmaavat" and "Raazi", reveals a report. The joint report by UC Media Lab, Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Balaji Motion Pictures, sheds light on entertainment content trends and preferences on mobile phones for the year, analysing page views and...
MUMBAI - Actors Ajay Devgn and Kajol find it positive that the #MeToo movement has allowed people to open up about their unsavoury experiences and be heard, but the former says it is important for people to know both sides of a story. After starting in Hollywood in October 2017, the #MeToo fire raged on and spread to India last year. Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani is the latest name from Bollywood to be called out for alleged sexual harassment.
NEW DELHI - Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming film "Thackeray", says he hates taking up roles which do not challenge his range as a performer. "I love doing challenging roles. With each film, I want to try something new. I hate doing roles in my comfort zone... I want to be a versatile actor. Now I look upto only new, different and challenging roles for me.
MUMBAI - Veteran actor Anupam Kher has welcomed actor Vicky Kaushal in "actors' world" after watching his performance in the latest release "Uri: The Surgical Strike". "Welcome to the 'actors' world. You are fantastic in 'Uri: The Surgical Strike'. Real, gutsy and a performer," Anupam tweeted on Monday. The 63-year-old actor asked Vicky to remember that he is his own competition. "The more difficult you make your jo, the more you will explore it.