AR Rahman on releasing ’99 Songs’: There’s fear, but film’s success will boost industry

MUMBAI: There was pressure in coming out with his maiden production “99 Songs” during the pandemic but music maestro A R Rahman says he decided to go ahead with the…

Actor Kangana Ranaut talks about being an ‘ultranationalist’

MUMBAI: Actress Kangana Ranaut took to social media on Thursday to talk about her love for India. She wrote about how you are an ‘ultranationalist’ if you try to work…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s debut music video ‘Baarish ki jaaye’ crosses 50mn views

MUMBAI: The Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer music video “Baarish ki jaaye” has crossed 50 million views on YouTube within a week of release. The romantic song is sung by B. Praak. The…

Katrina Kaif tests positive for COVID-19

Mumbai: Actor Katrina Kaif on Tuesday said she has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under home quarantine. Kaif, 37, took to her Instagram Story and requested those who came in…

Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar test Covid positive

MUMBAI: Actor Vicky Kaushal has tested positive for Covid-19. His Instagram post with the health update on Monday came minutes after actress Bhumi Pednekar announced that she has tested positive…

Taapsee Pannu starts ‘Shabaash Mithu’ shoot

MUMBAI: Actress Taapsee Pannu took to her social media to announce that she has started shooting for her film, Shabaash Mithu, on Monday. She posted a picture in cricket-gear and…

Akshay Kumar hospitalised day after testing COVID-19 positive

Mumbai: Superstar Akshay Kumar on Monday said he has been admitted to a city hospital as a precautionary measure a day after testing positive for the novel coronavirus. In a statement…

Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Don 3’ will happen for sure, says producer Ritesh Sidhwani

  NEW DELHI: Producer Ritesh Sidhwani says that he will be teaming up with close friend ace filmmaker Farhan Akhtar in the near future for the third installment of the…

Mani Ratnam inspired AR Rahman to turn film writer, producer

NEW DELHI: Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman, whose debut feature film as a co-writer and producer, “99 Songs”, is all slated to release this month, says it was Mani Ratnam who…

‘Maarich’ debutant Seerat Kapoor on b’day: Year has been a roller coaster

NEW DELHI: Actress Seerat Kapoor, who makes her Bollywood debut in the Naseeruddin Shah-Tusshar Kapoor thriller “Maarich”, celebrates her birthday on Saturday. She says the year has been a roller…

Kangana Rananut takes a dig at Karan Johar as she praises Simi Garewal’s interview with Jayalalithaa

MUMBAI: Actor Kangana Ranaut has said that Simi Garewal’s interview with former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa helped her in her research on the actor-politician while working on her…

‘Masala’ films should be savoured, not analysed: Sulthan star Karthi

CHENNAI: After Master, Karthi’s Sulthan is Tamil cinema’s biggest theatre release following the lockdown. The actor flashes his signature uninhibited wide smile, but admits to being nervous about reception to…

Akshay Kumar begins filming for ‘Ram Setu’, calls it one of his ‘most special’ movies

MUMBAI: Actor Akshay Kumar on Tuesday started shooting for his action-adventure drama “Ram Setu”. Kumar, who plays an archaeologist in the film, took to Twitter to share his first look.…

Chad Stahelski to tackle ‘Ghost of Tsushima’ adaptation for Sony

Los Angeles: Sony has hired “John Wick” series director Chad Stahelski to helm its live-action feature film based on action-adventure game “Ghost of Tsushima”. The game, developed by Sucker Punch…

Popular Pakistani rock band Strings part ways after 33 years

Islamabad: Pakistani rock band Strings, known for belting out hits songs like “Dhaani” and “Duur”, have announced that they are ending their 33-year-long musical partnership. The group took to social media…

Actor R Madhavan testes positive for COVID-19, says ‘all is well’

MUMBAI: Actor R Madhavan tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday. The 50-year-old actor took to Twitter and gave the health update to his fans, referencing his film “3 Idiots”. He…

Superstar Salman Khan receives first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Superstar Salman Khan on Wednesday received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. The 55-year-old actor, who was spotted at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra in the evening,…

Yami Gautam’s interesting experience while shooting at Agra Central Jail

MUMBAI: Actress Yami Gautam, who plays a uniformed police officer in the film “Dasvi”, has an interesting anecdote from her location shoot in Agra’s Central Jail. “When you enter the…

Ekta Kapoor wishes Smriti Irani on her birthday: ‘You have lost a lot of weight and I’m jealous’

MUMBAI: Actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani is celebrating her birthday on Tuesday. Her BFF Ekta Kapoor took to Instagram to share a loving yet cheeky post for her. Sharing some throwback pictures…

Farhan Akhtar has made a wonderful physique for ‘Toofaan’: Milkha Singh

New Delhi: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh is all praise for actor Farhan Akhtar after watching the teaser of the upcoming sports drama “Toofaan” and said he is looking forward to the…