MUMBAI - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is actor Rajkummar Rao's biggest inspiration. On Monday, the veteran actor hailed the performances in the film "Bareilly ki Barfi", which features actors Rajkumar, Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti Sanon. "Saw 'Bareilly ki Barfi' last night... a delightful film and such competent and excellent performances!," Amitabh tweeted. In response, Rajkummar thanked the megastar for appreciating the film and tweeted:
MUMBAI - Bollywood superstar Aamir Khans sports drama "Dangal", which created records upon its release in India and China, has received a good response in Hong Kong and collected $702,000 in its opening weekend there. The Nitesh Tiwari directorial released on August 24 in Hong Kong. The film collected $85,000 on its opening day and witnessed hike over the weekend by collecting $109,000 on Friday, $215,000 on Saturday and...
MUMBAI - Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling on triple talaq and says the judgement is a victory for brave Muslim women in the country. "I welcome the Supreme Court judgement on instant Triple Talaq. It's a victory for brave Muslim women who have waged a battle against it for years," Shabana tweeted on Tuesday. The apex court, by a 3:2 majority judgment, held triple talaq being
MUMBAI - Actor Sanjay Dutt is recording a Ganesh aarti for his Bollywood comeback film "Bhoomi". The film's director Omung Kumar says he is confident it will be a hit. Talking about how the idea came into being, Omung said here on Monday: "Basically it is for a scene in the film where Sanjay is performing a Ganesh aarti. It is an opening scene of the film and the same opening you see in the trailer as well.
MUMBAI - Actor Sushant Singh Rajput says short film "Carbon", backed by Jackky Bhagnani, is a very well-intentioned project. "Generally, we talk about cause after the effect has taken place, but there are very few instances where we talk about effect before cause. 'Carbon' is a very well-intentioned film and a required film at this point of time. It talks about an immediate issue, so I want to congratulate Jackky for that.
MUMBAI - Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has played powerful roles in movies like "Baby" and "Pink", says feminism is not about asking for reservation or extra rights to get an edge over the other gender, but about working towards gender equality. The actress on Sunday unveiled a Common Women poster of R.K. Laxman's granddaughter here. "We should start with equality in education, where you have the...
MUMBAI - Actors Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao starrer "Bareilly Ki Barfi" amassed over Rs 10 crore in its opening weekend, its makers said on Monday. "Bareilly Ki Barfi", which minted Rs 2.42 crore on its opening day on August 18, witnessed a positive growth over the weekend and raked in Rs 3.85 crore and Rs 5.03 crore on Saturday and Sunday respectively, leading to a total of Rs 11.30 crore, read a..
MUMBAI - "Deewana Mastana", "Haseena Maan Jaayegi", "Aankhen", "Partner" -- David Dhawan and Govinda's collaborations gave Bollywood some memorable entertainers. The director says he would surely like to work with the actor again. David was present at the launch of the trailer of "Judwaa 2" on 2. When asked about how the David-Govinda duo was reminiscent of the working relationship that Manmohan Desai and..
MUMBAI - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has said that he is working on videos for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the Consul General of India in Brazil, for an ongoing festival. Amitabh on his blog, said: "Drafting and working on video bytes for Swachch Bharat and the Consul General of India in Brazil, for an ongoing Festival of India, cementing further the bonds of friendship that have existed for the past 70 years."
MUMBAI - Home Minister Rajnath Singh has lauded Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's support for the Indian Army. Singh on Wednesday took to Twitter to share a video of Akshay. The actor was seen appealing to his fans and well-wishers to help martyrs' families in the video. "Akshay Kumarji your support to Bharat Ke Veer is commendable," Singh said in the video-caption.