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Suniel to be face of Mumbai Traffic Police drive

Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty was Tuesday named the brand ambassador of Mumbai Traffic Police's "Street Smart-Street Safe" initiative to emphasize the importance of following traffic rules and keeping Mumbai roads safe. The announcement was made a press conference here attended also attended by officials from transport department and corporates. "Mumbai is our financial capital and having good roads and safe roads actually depicts our ... (02-Jul-2015)

KJo, Alia co-curators of Viacom18's new English channel

Filmmaker Karan Johar and actress Alia Bhatt will now be seen as co-curators of Viacom18's two new English entertainment channels - Colors Infinity and Colors Infinity HD. The duo has curated the line-up of shows for the channel, said Ferzad Palia, executive vice-president, Viacom18 and head, English entertainment. "Both of them are heavy consumers of English content. Karan has been associated with us for many years. When we decided t ... (02-Jul-2015)

Fragility of existence haunts us each moment: Big B

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, upset over the demise of a friend, says uncertainty of life stares at each person's face with each step of life. The 72-year-old expounded his views about death on his official blog. "I lost my friend today! We live, now for me, at a time when we do not make friends but lose them. The eventuality of life looms large each passing day. Each day we reminisce those past days and its serenity and its foreboding a ... (02-Jul-2015)

2015: After tepid first half, Bollywood pins hope on its Khans

With just one blockbuster - "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" in its first six months, it's been a low-key 2015 for the Bollywood box office. Content turned out to be the mainstay, as proven by the success and appreciation fetched by entertainers like "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", "Piku" and "ABCD 2", but hopes are high from the second half, especially from Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan's films, trade experts say. The initial months witnessed a slump in viewership ... (02-Jul-2015)

Missing actress Meenakshi Seshadri Found!

Actress Meenakshi Seshadri, who took everyone by storm with her amazing performance in films like "Damini", "Ghayal", "Meri Jung" and others, left the film industry after her last film "Ghatak" in 1996. Recently, our camera spotted the actress at a felicitaion event in Mumbai. Here Meenakshi, who, currently is living in USA, finally opened about leaving the film industry. And this confession might shock you as well. Take a look. Meanw ... (01-Jul-2015)

'Welcome Back' to release on September 4

Actors Anil Kapoor and John Abraham have confirmed that their upcoming film "Welcome Back" is slated to hit the theatres on September 4. John took to micro-blogging website Twitter to announce the date on Tuesday. "'Welcome Back' releases 4th September! Watch this space for more. @ErosNow," the "Dostana" actor tweeted. Anil, who was also part of the first instalment of the franchise, wrote: "We're all set to tickle your ... (01-Jul-2015)

When Gippy saved Tina from cold weather

For her debut film "Second Hand Husband", Tina Ahuja had to shoot a scene when her co-star Gippy Grewal makes her wear his jacket to save her from cold. It made her a bit nervous, but then she knew it's all part of acting. "There is a sequence where it was freezing cold and I was wearing this short skirt and shivering. I thought I'm not going to last and I will faint... giving all those romantic expressions and all of that... but I managed," said T ... (01-Jul-2015)

Arjun Kapoor to endorse Hero Cycles

"Gunday" actor Arjun Kapoor has been announced as the brand ambassador of bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles at an event here. He calls it a "match made in heaven". "It's a match made in heaven. I have grown up cycling on a Hero cycle. I'm a consumer before being an actor, and I corelate my childhood to cycling, so it was a genuine match made in heaven," Arjun told IANS here. The event started with a magic show. The magician, along with ... (01-Jul-2015)

Not a clash: SRK on releasing 'Raees' with Salman's 'Sultan'

For the industry, the Eid release of Salman Khan's "Sultan" and Shah Rukh Khan's "Raees" will be a clash of the Bollywood titans at the box office in 2016, but SRK says they are now both "good friends". The actor, who is back from "Dilwale" shoot for five days, was present at luxury watch brand Tag Heuer's campaign "Do Not Crack Under Pressure" launch here on Monday. Asked how he takes the box office clash of "Raees" with Salman's "Su ... (01-Jul-2015)

World's Biggest Movie Poster Unveiled | Baahubali Sets World Record

Director SS Rajamouli's forthcoming epic movie "Baahubali" has entered into Guinness book of world records by unveiling the world's largest poster of the film. The Malayalam team of Baahubali held an event in Cochin, Kerala, where they unveiled the record breaking poster of about 50,000 sq ft. A huge crowd was present to see the biggest poster in the world of the most awaited film. Apart from Rana Daggubati, it also stars Anushka Shet ... (30-Jun-2015)

Sanjay, Richa bonded over food, 'paan' during 'Masaan'

In Neeraj Ghaywan's emotional drama "Masaan", actors Sanjay Mishra and Richa Chadha play a father-daughter duo. Despite the intense scenes in the movie, they had an enjoyable time together on the sets while having food and 'paan' together. Mishra shared: "Neeraj gave me this amazing film and also cast a brilliant actress with me. A beautiful relationship developed between us. I would bring food for her. We also had a great time having 'paan' togeth ... (30-Jun-2015)

Terence Lewis, Vir Das to teach entrepreneurial skills

No idea is too small, and no dream too big -- this is what noted names like choreographer Terence Lewis, actor-comedian Vir Das and restaurateur Riyaaz Amlani will teach young entrepreneurs via new show titled "Be Your Own Boss". The show brings together some of India's talented entrepreneurs who have achieved name with their own business acumen. From restoring vintage bikes, crafting unconventional merchandise to planning a grand wed ... (30-Jun-2015)

Slotting of actresses not age-related in Bollywood: Shefali Shah

At 22, she played a mother to a 15-year-old in the TV show "Hasratein". Now 20 years later too, seasoned actress Shefali Shah landed a mother's role in "Dil Dhadakne Do". She says slotting of actresses in the industry is not based on one's age. "I don't think it has too much to do with the age as much it has with your image on screen," Shefali told IANS when asked if roles to actresses are given based on their age and marital status in the industry ... (30-Jun-2015)

Juhi in awe of Shabana Azmi's involvement in work

Actress Juhi Chawla, who is working with Shabana Azmi in "Chalk n Duster", is in awe of the veteran talent. At an event here, Juhi was asked about her experience of working with Shabana. She said: "Watching her, listening to her... I was in awe. I was quite overwhelmed with her...The way she gets herself involved in her work, the way she portrays her character, watching that, I learnt a lot." "Chalk n Duster" is the dire ... (30-Jun-2015)

Vikas Bahl Reacts On Khans Blocking Festive Dates

National Award winning director Vikas Bhal is happy that Khan superstars -Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir Khan are blocking festivals to release their films and he has a special message for them. Watch what he said when he was asked about the trend of locking of festival dates by Khans for their films, here. For many years now, Khan superstars has have been releasing their films on festive occasions, be it Diwali, Eid or Christmas. But "Q ... (29-Jun-2015)

Twitter troll rubs KJo the wrong way

Karan Johar was left fuming after being mocked on the social media about his sexuality following legalisation of same-sex marriages in the US. The celebrated filmmaker said trivialising such "breakthrough" moments is a "shameful" act. A user on micro-blogging site Twitter took a jibe at the filmmaker's sexuality with his post that read: "#Rumors : @KaranJohar to get married soon in USA." This got Karan, who is known for his witty sens ... (29-Jun-2015)

Cinema reduced to cash trap industry: Subhash Ghai

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, whose repertoire is studded with films like "Karz", "Ram Lakhan", "Khalnayak" and "Pardes", believes commercialisation has nowadays made the Indian cinema world a cash trap -- a mode for brand promotions. His last few movies -- "Yuvvraaj", "Kaanchi: The Unbreakable" and "Black & White" -- failed to spin the magic the 'Showman' was known for in the 1980s and 1990s. "The (Indian) cinema has been reduced to a cash ... (29-Jun-2015)

Have no friends in film industry: Tina Ahuja

She may come across as another star kid to enter the Hindi film industry, but debutante Tina Ahuja, daughter of hit entertainer Govinda, says she neither has friends in Bollywood nor was she brought up in an environment of 'filmy' parties. Making her debut with Smeep Kang's "Second Hand Husband", Tina told Bollywood Country: "I don't have friends in the industry... we have never had 'filmy' parties in our house and we don't socialise that much."c_p ... (29-Jun-2015)

Big B lauds Bengali film 'Bela Seshe...'

Hindi film icon Amitabh Bachchan has heaped praise over Bengali film "Bela Seshe: In The Autumn Of My Life" for sketching simple truths of life and relationships on camera. The 72-year-old shared his views on his blog about the Soumitra Chatterjee-starrer film, which revolves around a married couple who decide to separate after 50 years of marriage and narrates a tale of how the decision will change their children's life. "There are m ... (29-Jun-2015)

Get ready for Remo D'Souza's 'ABCD 3' and 'ABCD 4'

Since Remo D'Souza has revealed that he would be making "ABCD 3" and "ABCD 4", we are now curious to know, whom he would cast in those parts ? Well, we have some names who can contend strongly for these upcoming parts. And these are Shahid Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. Everybody is aware of how fantastic these stars are as dancers. While Hrithik and Shahid are one of the best dancers our country has seen, Jackie Shroff's so ... (27-Jun-2015)



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