GANGTOK - Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman on Monday was officially announced the first brand ambassador of Sikkim. He said he is honoured to be the face of a state which is not just visually but also culturally beautiful. Rahman was honoured here at the onset of 'The Red Panda Winter Carnival 2018', which aims at increasing the flow of tourists by promoting the state's bounty.
JAIPUR - Going by the popular mood in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia on Monday said Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie 'Padmavati', now rechristened as 'Padmavat', will not be released in the cinema halls of the state. "The sacrifice by Queen Padmini (also known as Padmavati) is a matter of honour and respect for all of us and hence we will not allow anyone to show disrespect to this honour," Scindia added further.
NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were among the high-profile guests at the wedding reception of star cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma here on Thursday. One of the most talked about couple in India, Virat and Anushka, who got married in Tuscany, Italy, on December 11 in a close family affair after a...
LOS ANGELES, CA - India’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars 2018, “Newton”, is out of the race for the honour. But the movie’s team is feeling far from defeated. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Dec 14 announced that nine features out of 92 will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards, according to the official website of the Oscars.
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.