JODHPUR - Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who had to appear before a court here on Thursday for verification of bail bonds submitted by him in a case related to the Arms Act, did not make it citing security reasons. Salman is accused of illegal possession of arms using which he allegedly killed blackbucks in 1998. He was, however, acquitted by the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court who did not find him guilty of the charges under the Arms Act.
NEW DELHI - Sridevi worked with Vinod Khanna in the 1989 film "Chandni". Back then and even later, she never thought she will end up acting with his son Akshaye Khanna, with whom she has shared the frame for "Mom". "I used to meet Akshaye on the sets of ‘Chandni' while working with Vinod Khanna, but I never imagined that I would ever work with him," Sridevi said in an interview to IANS here. "He (Akshaye) is a focussed and dignified actor,
LONDON - Filmmaker Satish Kaushiks "A Billion Colour Story" has bagged the top prize at the eighth Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) here and in Birmingham. The film, which is a powerful plea for Hindu-Muslim unity and religious harmony, received the audience award for best film at LIFF. Kaushik (co-producer) tweeted on Saturday: "Hurrah! After awards at IFFLA, Palm Springs, FOTC in France our film now wins...
SAN FRANCISCO - In a bid to improve viewer's experience, on-demand streaming website Netflix has announced that it is adding 'Dolby Atmos' surround sound technology to its original content. "We're happy to begin providing this cutting-edge experience to our members and to the artists we work with, providing another creative tool to help them bring their vision to life in a more meaningful way for viewers," Greg Peters, Chief Product Officer at Netflix,
BENGALURU - To commemorate his 88th birth anniversary on Monday, Google honoured late Kannada superstar Rajkumar with a special doodle which features the veteran actor staring at audiences from a movie screen. Born in 1929 as Ambrish Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju, he was renamed Rajkumar for his on screen avatar. With a career spanning over four decades and 200 films, he made his acting debut with...
MUMBAI - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan have congratulated India's Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu, who defeated Spanish top seed Carolina Marin in the final of the India Open World Superseries badminton championship. Big B on Sunday night tweeted: "P.V. Sindhu wins India SS title. Huge congratulations! Sweet revenge, after the Olympic loss but this one more convincing!"
LOS ANGELES - The forthcoming content of American drama series "Quantico", which stars Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, will deal with US President Donald Trump's immigration policy and 'Muslim registry' instead of terrorism, says showrunner Josh Safran. "Quantico" has shifted its lens away from fantasy in a bid to reflect more of today's real-life political climate and cultural landscape. The series, the narrative of which is switching between...
NEW DELHI - He grew up listening to old classics by legends like Kishore Kumar and Mohammed Rafi, and feels they helped him shape up his career in the musical world. Indian-American musician Siddhartha Khosla, the composer behind hit American TV show "This Is Us", says "hints of old Indian sounds" pop up in his creations. But adding an Indian influence to his music score isn't his priority. Khosla, who has immense respect for...
WASHINGTON - Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra of "The Lunchbox" fame, who looks at every film that he makes as an 'Indian movie,' believes his first very 'English' film with very 'English' characters has a universal appeal. "The goal is to make a film that appeals to everyone globally," says the director of "The Sense of An Ending" that won three major awards including Jury Prize for Best Film at the Mostly British Film Festival in San Francisco recently.
MUMBAI - Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan spent some Khan time together with global internet TV network Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings and his team on Saturday night. Shah Rukh and Hastings posted a photograph where the Bollywood actors and Netflix team posed for the shutterbugs. "Netflixed and chilled. Thanks Reed Hastings, Ted Sarandos and team and my friend Aamir Khan for breaking his regimen for me,"