My family has launched more new talent than entire Bollywood: Pooja Bhatt on nepotism

MUMBAI: Actor Pooja Bhatt on Wednesday said her home banner Vishesh Films, under father Mahesh and uncle Mukesh Bhatt, has done far more than the combined efforts of Bollywood in launching…

‘Omerta’ set for ZEE5 premiere on July 25

MUMBAI: Director Hansal Mehta’s “Omerta”, featuring Rajkummar Rao, will premiere on ZEE5 on July 25, the streaming platform announced on Wednesday. The 2017 critically-acclaimed movie is based on the life of…

My father gave his life trying to elevate art of acting in adverse conditions: Irrfan’s son Babil

MUMBAI: Actor Irrfan Khan’s son Babil on Wednesday said he doesn’t like the political debates around Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, but there is now a wind of change in cinema, something…

We wanted to strike emotional chord with audience: Ram Madhvani on Aarya’ soundtrack

MUMBAI:  Actor Sushmita Sen’s digital debut Aarya, created by Neerja filmmaker Ram Madhvani, has been well-received by both the critics and the audiences with many praising the thematic use of…

Ajay Devgn’s “Maidaan” to release in August 2021

MUMBAI: Maidaan, featuring actor Ajay Devgn in the lead, will now hit the theatres on August 13 next year. Based on the golden years of Indian football, “Maidaan”, was initially…

Sushant suicide: Bhansali’s statement to be recorded on July 6

MUMBAI:  The statement of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali will be recorded on Monday in connection with the suicide case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a police official said on Friday.…

Vaani Kapoor to star opposite Akshay Kumar in ‘Bellbottom’

MUMBAI: Actor Vaani Kapoor will play the female lead opposite Akshay Kumar in the high-end espionage thriller “Bellbottom”, producer Jackky Bhagnani announced on Thursday. The project marks Vaani’s first onscreen pairing…

Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan among 819 invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

LOS ANGELES: Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan, and costume designer Neeta Lulla are among the 819 artists and executives who have received invitations to join the Academy of Motion…

Kareena Kapoor on clocking 20 years in Bollywood: Best decision I could have taken

MUMBAI: As Kareena Kapoor Khan completes two decades in the Hindi film industry on Tuesday, the Bollywood star says she is overwhelmed by the love and support she has received since…

Vivek Oberoi turns producer with thriller Iti’

MUMBAI: Actor Vivek Oberoi on Tuesday announced that he is set to make his debut as a producer with a high-concept thriller titled “Iti- Can You Solve Your Own Murder.…

Passion will see me through many more years: Shah Rukh on 28th anniversary of Bollywood debut

MUMBAI: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Sunday expressed gratitude to his fans for “allowing” his passion to become his long-standing profession, as he clocked 28 years in Bollywood this month. Shah…

Sushant dreamed without restraints, and chased those dreams with heart of lion: Family

PATNA: As Sushant Singh Rajput’s family tries to come to terms with his loss, they have decided to honour his legacy and celebrate his passion for cinema, science, and sports.…

Saroj Khan doing better, will be discharged soon, says family

MUMBAI: Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan, who was admitted to a hospital here, is under observation and doing fine, family sources said on Wednesday. Khan was rushed to Guru Nanak Hospital…

Salman requests fans to stand with Sushant’s family: Loss of loved one extremely painful

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has appealed to his fans to extend support to Sushant Singh Rajput’s family and admirers after a criminal complaint was filed against him for abetting the…

Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar pay tribute to soldiers killed in clash with Chinese troops

MUMBAI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, actors Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, and others have expressed their deep pain and sadness over the killing of Indian Army personnel during a violent clash with…

Renuka Shahane thanks Akshay Kumar for helping her TV actor friend

MUMBAI: Actor-director Renuka Shahane on Tuesday took to social media to thank superstar Akshay Kumar for extending his help to her TV actor friend Nupur Alankar, who was struggling with dwindling…

It’s high time to take the brave step: Ali Abbas on his action film with Katrina

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar, who is gearing up to start work on his “stylized” action film with Bollywood star Katrina Kaif in the lead, believes a female-led actioner was…

Saddened by untimely death of Sushant Singh Rajput: MP CM

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday expressed grief over the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found hanging at his Mumbai residence earlier…

Pandit Birju Maharaj trains Rajniesh Duggall for Bajirao Mastani’ musical

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period romance film “Bajirao Mastani” is getting a live stage musical adaptation with Kathak exponent Pandit Birju Maharaj attached as the creative director. The musical…

Arjun Mathur to star in Netflix short film on lockdown

MUMBAI: Actor Arjun Mathur has announced his upcoming short film, “Out With It”, as part of the anthology “Home Stories” which he shot from his house. “Home Stories” is an anthology…