Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Who wants to be MP when you can be PM on-screen: Vivek ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 16:13:11 +0530

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Actor Vivek Anand Oberoi has been a vocal supporter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but he has no plans to shift gears into politics.


]]> <![CDATA[ Vivek Oberoi deletes controversial tweet ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 16:08:27 +0530

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi has apologised for his controversial tweet, and decided to take "remedial action" by deleting it.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sushmita clocks 25 years as India's first Miss Universe ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 14:10:51 +0530

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actress Sushmita Sen, who made India proud 25 years ago by becoming the first Indian woman ever to win the Miss Universe crown, took a trip down memory lane on social media on Tuesday.


]]> <![CDATA[ Big B to make cameo in Vikram Gokhale's Marathi film ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 14:01:30 +0530

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be seen making a short guest appearance in Vikram Gokhale's upcoming Marathi film.


]]> <![CDATA[ Mouni, Rajkummar wrap up 'Made in China' shoot ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 13:59:44 +0530

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actors Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy have wrapped up shooting for their upcoming film "Made in China".


]]> <![CDATA[ Vivek Oberoi's tweet draws ire from women panels ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 13:57:41 +0530

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday sought a response from actor Vivek Oberoi for his "misogynistic" tweet on exit polls. Earlier the Maharashtra State Women's Commission (MSWC) had found the post "disrespectful" to the dignity of women.


]]> <![CDATA[ I'm very careful about respecting women: Vivek Oberoi ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 13:57:06 +0530

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) In wake of women panels condemning Vivek Oberoi's tweet on exit polls as "disrespectful" to the dignity of women, the actor said he has always been careful about respecting the opposite gender.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nyra Banerjee having 'too much fun' playing bad ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 13:53:50 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Actress Nyra Banerjee is set to show her negative avatar on the show "Divya Drishti". She says she is having too much fun playing the character.


]]> <![CDATA[ Film on Indian Navy's Karachi harbour attack in works ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 13:50:46 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Producers Bhushan Kumar, Tanuj Garg, Atul Kasbekar and Swati Iyer Chawla have joined hands to back a film based on the 1971 bombing of Karachi harbour by the Indian Navy.


]]> <![CDATA[ Ananya gets playful with SRK's son AbRam ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 13:49:02 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) "Student Of The Year 2" actress Ananya Panday, who is said to have called Shah Rukh Khan her "second dad" recently, got playful with the superstar's youngest son AbRam.


]]> <![CDATA[ Maharashtra women's panel terms Vivek Oberoi's tweet 'disrespectful' ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 13:48:28 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra State Women's Commission (MSWC) has found Vivek Anand Oberoi's tweet on exit polls as "disrespectful" to the dignity of women and plans to take action against the actor, its chief said here on Monday.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Sadak 2' to arrive in July 2020 ]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 12:41:15 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) "Sadak 2", which will see Mahesh Bhatt back in the director's chair after almost 20 years, will release on July 10, 2020 instead of March next year.


]]> <![CDATA[ Beyond the Cannes red carpet: Where are Indian films? ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 17:16:35 +0530

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) As many as 1,854 feature films were submitted to be part of the 2019 Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival from across the world this year. As many as 39 nations are represented as production or co-production countries. India is missing.


]]> <![CDATA[ Blackbuck case: Fresh notices to Tabu, Sonali, Saif, Neelam ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 17:12:35 +0530

Jaipur, May 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Monday served fresh notices to Bollywood stars Tabu, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari and Dushyant Kumar, a local resident, in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case following the state government's appeal against their acquittal.


]]> <![CDATA[ Irrfan Khan is in top form: Producer Dinesh Vijan ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 17:08:25 +0530

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Producer Dinesh Vijan says actor Irrfan Khan, who returned to work last month to shoot for "Angrezi Medium" after being diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour, is in top form and will be seen playing a character that will be "very memorable".


]]> <![CDATA[ 'GoT' finale's bug bites 'Housefull 4' cast ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 15:39:50 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) As the final episode of "Game of Thrones" kept diehard fans glued to their screens, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar teased fans with his own iron throne moment from the sets of the upcoming film "Housefull 4".


]]> <![CDATA[ Saif stuns as naga sadhu, 'Laal Kaptaan' out on Sept 6 ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 15:37:26 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) After playing a Sikh police officer in the web show "Sacred Games", actor Saif Ali Khan has left fans stunned with his new avatar as a naga sadhu in the film "Laal Kaptaan", slated to release on September 6.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nitin Gadkari launches new poster of 'PM Narendra Modi' ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 14:43:54 +0530

Nagpur, May 20 (IANS) Just a day after the Lok Sabha exit polls predicted victory for the ruling NDA, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday unveiled a new poster of the forthcoming Bollywood biopic "PM Narendra Modi".


]]> <![CDATA[ Got thrown out of films without reason: Shilpa Shetty ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 14:42:21 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra says her journey in the Hindi film industry was not an easy ride as producers threw her out of their films without giving any reasons.


]]> <![CDATA[ Godse extremist remark: Kamal Haasan secures anticipatory bail ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:57:27 +0530

Chennai, May 20 (IANS) The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to actor-politician Kamal Haasan in the case filed against him for his Hindu extremist comment.


]]> <![CDATA[ Makarand Deshpande happy to reunite with Bhatts ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:55:43 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Film and theatre actor Makarand Deshpande is happy to work with the Bhatt family for "Sadak 2", in which he plays a Godman.


]]> <![CDATA[ Priyanka best version of my dream self in future: Hina ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:54:06 +0530

Cannes, May 20 (IANS) Popular television actress Hina Khan, who made her debut at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival here last week, calls actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas the "best version of her dream self in the future".


]]> <![CDATA[ Aishwarya turns into golden mermaid at Cannes ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:51:57 +0530

Cannes, May 20 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has enthralled her fans with her golden mermaid look at the red carpet of the 72nd edition of Cannes Film Festival.


]]> <![CDATA[ Mohit Raina is a shy person, says Dia Mirza ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:28:30 +0530

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza, who will be seen along with actor Mohit Raina in the upcoming web show "Kaafir", says the latter is the shiest actor she has ever worked with.


]]> <![CDATA[ Huma Qureshi finds GoT edge in her Cannes look ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:26:59 +0530

Cannes, May 20 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi could only think of "Game Of Thrones" as she dressed up in a grey detailed ensemble for the red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival here.


]]> <![CDATA[ Bollywood's pro-BJP celebs hail exit poll predictions ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:24:56 +0530

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Vocal BJP supporters Paresh Rawal and Anupam Kher were among some Bollywood celebrities who hailed the exit polls which on Sunday predicted victory for the NDA.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Desi girl power' rocks Cannes party ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:21:36 +0530

Cannes, May 19 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Huma Qureshi, Diana Penty and Hina Khan made a pretty picture of "desi girl power" as they posed alongside Nick Jonas at a party on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival.


]]> <![CDATA[ Rahman's fan dedicates his 'dream car' to maestro ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:13:06 +0530

Chennai, May 19 (IANS) An Indian man in Australia has purchased his dream car with a customised licence plate that reads "I (heart emoji) ARR". The music maestro asked him to drive safely.


]]> <![CDATA[ Aditi's audition story: Had to make out with stranger ]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 12:09:43 +0530

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says during her audition for "Yeh Saali Zindagi", she had to get intimate with a stranger.


]]> <![CDATA[ Farhan 'bit too late' in appealing to voters of Bhopal ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 15:01:04 +0530

 Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker-singer Farhan Akhtar on Sunday got trolled for appealing to the voters of Bhopal, which had recorded 61.71 per cent voting a week ago.

]]> <![CDATA[ My friend circle is limited: Sunny Leone ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 14:56:07 +0530

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone, who is in the "best phase" of her life personally and professionally, says she enjoys having a small circle of friends.


]]> <![CDATA[ Will Smith wanted 'Bollywood level' scene in 'Aladdin' ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 14:53:55 +0530

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Will Smith has loved "Sab sahi hai bro", a song that Indian rapper Badshah has created as a promotional number for the Hollywood star's forthcoming release "Aladdin".


]]> <![CDATA[ Double role not impulsive but a creative call: Mohit ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 14:50:43 +0530

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actor Mohit Malik, who has taken a break from playing the sensitive and compassionate character Sikander in the TV show "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala", says the decision to make him play a double role was not an impulsive call but a creative one.


]]> <![CDATA[ We need Ray, Ghatak kind of cinema for Cannes: Bhandarkar ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 13:55:28 +0530

Cannes, May 19 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar, who is here for the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, says Indian filmmakers need to create cinema focussing on real and "earthy" subjects to have visible representation at such platforms.


]]> <![CDATA[ Mukesh, Nita Ambani shower love on Rishi Kapoor ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 13:08:45 +0530

New York, May 19 (IANS) Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani visited veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is undergoing a medical treatment here since 2018, to give "assurance and mental peace" to him and his family.


]]> <![CDATA[ Anil Kapoor's special anniversary message for wife ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 13:06:50 +0530

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Anil Kapoor and his wife Sunita Kapoor on Sunday clocked 35 years of married life, and only had words full of love for each other.


]]> <![CDATA[ Remo's fitness level motivates Varun Dhawan ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 13:05:19 +0530

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan, who joined Remo D'Souza in showing off abs and muscles, says the director's level of fitness makes everyone work hard.


]]> <![CDATA[ Only tech can't make films successful: Anil Kapoor ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 13:03:54 +0530

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Anil Kapoor, who built up curiosity on his upcoming project with acclaimed director Shekhar Kapur, says that though technical advancement has made it easier for the new generation to make films like "Mr. India" it cannot guarantee a movie's success. 

]]> <![CDATA[ Abhimanyu cherishes memory of 'Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota' ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 13:02:03 +0530

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actor Abhimanyu Dassani says "Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota" will always be a very special film for him.


]]> <![CDATA[ Not a big believer of Bollywood music: Baba Sehgal ]]> Sun, 19 May 2019 13:00:42 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Popular Hindi-rapper and actor Baba Sehgal, who recently appeared in the horror-comedy web series titled 'Bhoot Purva', says the Indian pop music has changed over a period of time so much so that it is a constant task to stay relevant as an artist; especially in a space where Bollywood music that does not celebrate original music as much is overshadowing the 'indie' space.


]]> <![CDATA[ I am obsessed with makeup: Tara Sutaria ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 21:55:52 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actress Tara Sutaria, who has wooed the audience with her stylish and glamorous looks in her debut film "Student of the Year 2", says she loves to do makeup.


]]> <![CDATA[ Viewers will binge-watch 'Hostages': Ronit Roy ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 21:54:15 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actor Ronit Roy, who is playing the role of a police officer in the upcoming crime thriller "Hostages", says the audience will be binge-watching the episodes of the show as it has interesting twists and mystery.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kapil Sharma feted by World Book of Records ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 21:52:28 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has been acknowledged as the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad by the World book of Records London.


]]> <![CDATA[ I'm petrified to shoot for 'Sadak 2', says Alia Bhatt ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 18:37:38 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt, who is gearing up for her next film "Sadak 2", says she is petrified to shoot for the movie, which will be directed by her father and veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.


]]> <![CDATA[ Neha shares cute family image with Angad, Mehr ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 18:31:15 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) As her daughter Mehr turned six-months-old on Saturday, actress Neha Dhupia posted a heart-melting photograph of her family, whom she tagged as the shape of her heart.


]]> <![CDATA[ Nepotism exists in every field: Debutante Sharmin Segal ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 18:27:04 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Debutante actress Sharmin Segal, who is gearing up for the release of her film "Malaal", says that nepotism exists everywhere including Bollywood and that star children are usually under more pressure to prove their worth than outsiders.


]]> <![CDATA[ As writer, don't want to interfere in shoots: Zeishan ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 16:45:28 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Screenplay writer Zeishan Quadri, who has penned the story of filmmaker Hansal Mehta's upcoming movie "Turram Khan", says once he submits the script to a director, he keeps himself away from the shooting because he doesn't want to interfere.


]]> <![CDATA[ Sumona slams people for putting down TV actors ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 16:41:45 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Television actress Sumona Chakravarti has expressed her disappointment over people not taking small screen actors seriously and comparing them to film stars.


]]> <![CDATA[ Diana Penty glitters like gold at Cannes ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 16:36:33 +0530

Cannes, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Diana Penty made a sparkling debut with a glittery gold ensemble at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.


]]> <![CDATA[ 'Laxmmi Bomb' set to release in June 2020 ]]> Sat, 18 May 2019 14:21:02 +0530

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar and actress Kiara Advani starrer "Laxmmi Bomb" is all set to release on June 5, 2020.