LOS ANGELES - Deepika Padukone has dropped out of Forbes magazines World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2017 list, which is led by Hollywood actress Emma Stone. Deepika, who was 10th in the 2016 list, has not been included this year despite having made her Hollywood debut with "xXx: Return of Xander Cage". Stone collected $26 million due to her Oscar-winning performance in musical film "La La Land" and has..
NEW DELHI - Actress Shamita Shetty, who is making her debut in the digital world of entertainment with a web series titled "Yo Ke Hua Bro", says this is the perfect time to experiment with the platform. "I had not planned to work in a web series, but everything is digital now. It is something that is easily accessible and everyone has the internet which you can access on your phone, laptop and a lot of other mediums even when travelling.
NEW DELHI - Years ago, when Shankar Mahadevan became part of the Indian music industry, youngsters from middle-class families didn't see huge opportunities in the field. The singer-composer feels that today, when there are so many possible avenues for them, the country lags in providing world-class music education. He runs an online academy in his name, which teaches different genres and styles of vocal and instrumental..
NEW DELHI - Be it "Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein", "Tanu Weds Manu" or his TV show "Sea Hawks", actor R. Madhavan, fondly remembered for essaying the role of a lover boy on screen, says he would now do age appropriate romance as he does not have a "chocolate boy" left in him anymore. Asked if he feels romance comes easily to him, Mumbai-based Madhavan told IANS over phone:"Well, 'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein' and...
MUMBAI - National Award-winning actress Tanvi Azmi has lauded the new crop of actors in Bollywood saying that they are doing phenomenal work. Tanvi had shaved her head for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus "Bajirao Mastani", a bold step for an actress. What about the new actors, are they willing to experiment enough? Tanvi said: "I did shave my head and it was a drastic step.
MUMBAI - Actress Prachi Desai hurt herself while shooting for a scene in her upcoming film "Kosha". She says after wrapping up she felt her bruises were "completely worth it". A scene required Prachi to show anger and punch a wooden plank. "Initially, the actress used boxing hand wraps, but was not satisfied with it. She decided to go without the hand wraps... After a two-minute long sequence, and when the...
MUMBAI - She has been seen as a cricket commentator, and now Mandira Bedi is set to feature in a poetic avatar in "Vodka Diaries". She says her character adds charm to the film's entertainment quotient. "This is a suspense thriller movie and my poetic avatar will add a charm to the entertainment quotient of the movie. People will see me like never before," Mandira said in a statement. In the movie, Mandira will be seen with Kay Kay Menon.
"Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!" famed actor Manjot Singh, excited about his upcoming film "Fukrey Returns", says the Hindi film industry is changing its attitude towards actors with a turban and that the acceptance of Diljit Dosanjh is a prime example. He was 16 when he featured in "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!" in 2008 and received a Filmfare Critics Award for the Best Actor category for it. In a chat with IANS here, Manjot spoke about..
MUMBAI - Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will turn 75 in October, says he won't allow, acknowledge or endorse any celebration for his milestone birthday. Amitabh will turn a year older on October 11. On his blog, he wrote: "Many threaten and plan a 75th celebration for my birth. May it be known that there shall be no such event, allowed or even acknowledged. May it be known that if there is such move by others, they must withdraw...
MUMBAI - "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" actor Akshay Kumar, who took on the unveiling of 24 toilets over 24 hours on Instagram on Monday, says his aim is to spread a wave of positive conversation about sanitation across the country. He believes that toilet is a taboo subject, but he wants people need to realise that it is a crucial part of everyday life. On Monday, Akshay began unveiling images of 24 toilets across smaller villages in Jaipur,