Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Abhishek Bachchan confirms Aishwarya, Aaradhya are Covid-19 positive ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:36:44 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan tweeted to confirm on Sunday evening that his wife, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and daughter Aaradhya had tested Covid-19 positive.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhishek's 'Breathe' co-star Amit Sadh to get Covid-19 test done ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:20:20 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) After Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for Covid-19, actor Amit Sadh, who worked with the former in "Breathe: Into The Shadows", has decided to get his Covid-19 test done.

]]> <![CDATA[ Madhuri Dixit recalls working with late Saroj Khan in 'Devdas' ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:19:53 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) On the completion of 18 years of "Devdas", actress Madhuri Dixit Nene recalled how late veteran choreographer Saroj Khan gave one of the finest dance performances of her career.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tom Holland flaunts his abs in mirror selfie ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:47:29 +0530

Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland showed off his abs in a mirror selfie before starting shoot of his upcoming film "Uncharted".

]]> <![CDATA[ Jennifer Aniston to be Katy Perry daughter's godmother ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:45:46 +0530

Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has chosen her longtime friend and actress Jennifer Aniston to be her future daughter's godmother.

]]> <![CDATA[ Farah Khan shares secret of her double chin ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:38:34 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan Kunder on Sunday took to social media to pen a heartfelt, quirky birthday wish for her mother.

]]> <![CDATA[ Britney Spears sends message to trolls ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:38:04 +0530

Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears called out her trolls in the virtual world, insisting that she is happy and being real on social media.

]]> <![CDATA[ Jennifer Lopez teases new music with Maluma ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:47:00 +0530

Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez has dropped hints about collaborating with singer Maluma on a new song.

]]> <![CDATA[ Wishes for speedy recovery continue pouring in for Bachchans ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:46:45 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Wishes for a speedy recovery have continued pouring in from film industry colleagues ever since Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan tweeted on Saturday evening to say that he has been hospitalised with Covid-19, followed by his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, confirming that he too has been infected by the virus.

]]> <![CDATA[ Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya test Covid-19 positive ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:33:05 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya have tested Covid-19 positive.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B's 3 houses to be fumigated, sanitised ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:46:36 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Hours after Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan were admitted for COVID-19 treatment in hospital, civic teams rushed to the three bungalows of the Bachchan family in Vile Parle-Juhu.

]]> <![CDATA[ Wash away monsoon blues with pops of colour ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:33:51 +0530

New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) If dark spells of monsoon are not for you, add pops of colour to your wardrobe to uplift your spirits and look chic at the same time.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sudhanshu Pandey hopes to continue as actor and singer ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:25:24 +0530

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Actor-singer Sudhanshu Pandey says he cannot choose between the two vocations, as he is passionate about both.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bengal superstar Prosenjit: I have worked with maximum newcomers ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:25:05 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) As the conversation around nepotism within the film industries around the country heats up, actors in Bengal have also raised their voice. Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, son of sixties star Biswajit, was accused a while back by actress Sreelekha Mitra of victimising her to favour a certain established actress. Prosenjit retorts saying he has worked with the maximum number of newcomers in his decades-long career.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhishek Bachchan: 'I request all to stay calm and not panic' ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:33:25 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan on Sunday morning posted on Instagram to reiterate that his father Amitabh Bachchan and he have mild symptoms of Covid-19. He requested all "to stay calm and not panic".

]]> <![CDATA[ Actress Rachel White tests Covid-19 positive ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:31:47 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Rachel White has tested positive for coronavirus.

]]> <![CDATA[ Anupam Kher's mother, brother Raju Kher test COVID-19 positive ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:29:10 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has shared that his mother Dulari, brother Raju Kher and two other family members have tested positive for COVID-19.

]]> <![CDATA[ Esha Deol debunks rumours of Hema Malini's ill health ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:20:26 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood actress Esha Deol has refuted rumours surrounding the health of her mother and actress Hema Malini, saying she is "fit and fine".

]]> <![CDATA[ Riddhima Kapoor denies rumour of Neetu, Ranbir test corona positive ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:19:48 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Late actor Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni has refuted rumours that her mother Neetu Kapoor, brother Ranbir Kapoor and filmmaker Karan Johar have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

]]> <![CDATA[ OTT vs Cinema: It is complicated (Column: B-Town) ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 11:31:23 +0530

After my column, "OTT wants first strike: Bad news for cinema" (Column: B-Town, published on 28.6.20), the question that I am asked is: will the OTT continue to be as interested and active in buying films for premiere release; or, will the producer still opt for the OTT instead of cinema?

]]> <![CDATA[ Nikkhil Advani's 'Gorkha' is very close to me: Writer Aseem Arrora ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 11:30:45 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) New-age Bollywood writer Aseem Arrora has finished the draft of Nikkhil Advani's upcoming "Gorkha", and says the project is close to his heart.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shilpa Shetty: There is no free lunch in the world ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:27:14 +0530

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) She has been in the Hindi industry for almost 27 years. Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra agrees that stardom does not come easy and that one needs to put in efforts to be successful.

]]> <![CDATA[ Undekhi: Served with understated menace (IANS Review; Rating: * * *) ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:20:03 +0530

"Undekhi" (series streaming on SonyLIV); Cast: Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Harsh Chhaya, Surya Sharma, Anchal Singh, Apeksha Porwal; Created by: Siddharth Sengupta; Rating: * * * (three stars)

]]> <![CDATA[ Aishwarya, Aaradhya and Jaya Bachchan test Covid negative ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:17:16 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) The Covid-19 antigen test reports of Jaya Bachchan, her daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and grand-daughter Aaradhya are negative, while swab test results are awaited.

]]> <![CDATA[ After Big B, Abhishek Bachchan confirms he is COVID-19 positive ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:16:42 +0530

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Soon after Amitabh Bachchan tweeted to confirm that he has been hospitalised with COVID-19 infection, the Bollywood icons son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, also took to social media on Saturday night to state that he has tested positive to the novel coronavirus.

]]> <![CDATA[ Guess what Deepika does after eating cake all week ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 22:53:42 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone prefers "checking herself out after eating birthday cake all week", but in a rather unusual way.

]]> <![CDATA[ David Beckham's son Brooklyn engaged to actress-girlfriend Nicola Peltz ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 22:19:46 +0530

Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Celebrity couple David and Victoria Beckham's son Brooklyn is engaged to girlfriend, actress Nicola Peltz.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Naagin' star Jasmin Bhasin is Bharti Singh's mom in comedy show ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 21:27:36 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Naagin" actress Jasmin Bhasin will be soon back on television in a comedy show.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhishek Bachchan: Slapstick comedy is unbelievably tough ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 21:27:14 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan has tried many genres in his career, but finds slapstick comedy unbelievably tough.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lindsay Lohan, sister to be maids of honour at mother's wedding ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:41:15 +0530

Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan and her sister Ali will serve as maids of honour at their mother Dina Lohan's wedding with her fiance Jesse Nadler.

]]> <![CDATA[ Katy Perry on Taylor Swift: 'We fight like cousins' ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:40:48 +0530

Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has addressed a rumour that she is related to fellow singer Taylor Swift. She has joked that they fight like cousins.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vidya Balan was very understanding: Top hair, makeup artiste on shooting in new normal ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:40:25 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Celebrity hair and makeup artist Florian Hurel recently collaborated with actress Vidya Balan for a brand shoot. He says though the new guidelines made it difficult for them to function smoothly, the actress was quite supportive and understanding all through the shoot, which lasted for 10 hours.

]]> <![CDATA[ Randeep Hooda turns 'safai karmachari' in beach cleaup drive ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:40:04 +0530 Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Randeep Hooda on Saturday shared a few photographs from Versova Beach in the city, where he can be seen removing plastic and other garbage. ]]> <![CDATA[ Katrina Kaif celebrates 40 million followers on Instagram ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:39:47 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood star Katrina Kaif is celebrating 40 million followers on her Instagram account.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vocal for Local ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:37:52 +0530

New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) "Why do we need to have yet another beautiful outfit?" asks fashion designer Rahul Mishra at the beginning of the fashion film he presented this week at the digital edition of Paris Haute Couture Fall 2020. The first Indian designer to be invited to present at Paris Haute Couture, Mishra then answers his own question, "To give work to craftspeople, to be able to utlise their schools, to be able to employ them." Spot on, Mishra.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shriya Pilgaonkar shoots for lockdown series 'The Gone Game' at home ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:28:15 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar kicked off the shoot of her latest digital thriller series "The Gone Game" at home. She says the process of working on an online live play and shooting a series during the lockdown has been challenging and fun at the same time.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sahil Vaid has a funny recall on how he bagged role in 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:26:49 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Varun Dhawan-Alia Bhatt starrer "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" released six years ago on this day, and actor Sahil Vaid has shared a funny recall of how he bagged the role of Poplu.

]]> <![CDATA[ Diljit Dosanjh shares key to success in life ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:00:00 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh says "focus" is the key to success in life.

]]> <![CDATA[ Prabhas' 'Radhe Shyam' poster goes viral within 24 hours ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:38:08 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The first look poster of Prabhas' forthcoming film "Radhe Shyam" has gone viral on social media within 24 hours of its launch.

]]> <![CDATA[ Tabu, Ishaan Khatter share a kiss in 'A Suitable Boy' teaser ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:13:54 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Ishaan Khatter is seen sharing a kiss with Tabu in the teaser of "A Suitable Boy" that the budding star has posted on social media.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhishek Bachchan: As an actor, our greatest joy is to receive positive response ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:12:04 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan says he is "overwhelmed" with the reaction his debut web-series "Breathe: Into The Shadows" has garnered.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bhumi Pednekar: These times literally feel like 'winter is coming' ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:05:00 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A fan has visualised Bhumi Pednekar as "Game Of Thrones" protagonist Daenerys Targaryen, and the actress has responded saying these days she literally feel like "winter is coming".

]]> <![CDATA[ Mumbai Police thanks Rohit Shetty for helping on-duty personnel amid pandemic ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:01:37 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has thanked filmmaker Rohit Shetty for his initiative to help on-duty personnel amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Hitanshu Jinsi is TV's new lord Vishnu ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:41:31 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Mahakali: Anth Hi Aarambh Hai" actor Hitanshu Jinsi will play lord Vishnu in the TV show "Vighnaharta Ganesh ".

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Undekhi' promotional stunt backfires, draws police warning ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:40:31 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A promotional gimmick for the new web series "Undekhi" has drawn a warning from the Mumbai Police.

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhay Deol: Nepotism is prevalent everywhere in our culture ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:39:53 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol says he went the extra mile in his career to make his own path and called his uncle, veteran star Dhamendra, whom he fondly calls his "dad", his inspiration.

]]> <![CDATA[ Namit Das: This year has been very kind to me ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:00:57 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Namit Das has impressed many with his recent shows "Aarya" and "Mafia". He says 2020 has been very kind to him.

]]> <![CDATA[ Vaani Kapoor opens up on working with Akshay Kumar ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:59:51 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Vaani Kapoor pairs with Akshay Kumar for the first time in the upcoming film "Bell Bottom", and she says the casting is a "great opportunity" for her.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sushant gets road, roundabout named after him in hometown Purnea ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:36:40 +0530

Purnea, July 11 (IANS) A road and a roundabout here have been renamed in memory of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a resident of Bihar.

]]> <![CDATA[ Sayani Gupta joins Australian game show as guest host ]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:35:55 +0530

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Sayani Gupta has been invited to be a guest host of Australian game show "Have You Been Paying Attention?"