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George Clooney nearly starred in ‘The Notebook’

Los Angeles, Oct 19 | Hollywood star George Clooney says there were plans of him starring in the 2004 romantic film, The Notebook, alongside...

Varun Dhawan completes 8 years in Bollywood, thanks fans

Mumbai, Oct 19 | Actor Varun Dhawan has written a note to thank fans for their support after completing eight years in Bollywood."It's been...

‘Kumkum Bhagya’ actress Zarina Roshan Khan no more

Mumbai, Oct 19 | Actress Zarina Roshan Khan, who played the popular role of Indu Daasi in TV show Kumkum Bhagya, died after suffering...

Vishal Bhardwaj to adapt Agatha Christie stories as film franchise

Mumbai, Oct 19 | Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is developing a film franchise based on the works of famed author Agatha Christie. The series will...

‘376 D’ deals with attempted rape case with male survivor, says...

Mumbai, Oct 19 | The new film, 376 D, is the first Indian project to address attempted rape on screen from the perspective of...

Amrita Rao confirms pregnancy, flaunts baby bump in new post

Mumbai, Oct 19 | Actress Amrita Rao and her husband Anmol are all set to become parents. On Monday, Amrita posted a picture on...

Daler Mehndi among first to shoot in Delhi-NCR post lockdown

New Delhi, Oct 19 | Singer Daler Mehndi is one of the first celebrities to shoot in Delhi-NCR, with the process of unlock...

Sunny Deol turns 64: Here’s how Dharmendra, Bobby wished the action...

Mumbai, Oct 19 | Actor-politician Sunny Deol turned 64 on Monday, and his father, veteran actor Dharmendra, and brother, actor Bobby Deol, wished him...

DDLJ turns 25 : SRK-Kajol statue to be unveiled in London’s...

Mumbai, Oct 19 | The blockbuster Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) will be 25 years old on Tuesday, and a statute of its lead...

Ranveer Singh, Rohit Shetty to adapt ‘The Comedy Of Errors’ by...

Mumbai, Oct 19 | Actor Ranveer Singh and filmmaker Rohit Shetty are all set to reunite to adapt Shakespearean comedy for the Bollywood screen. Titled...

Sam Smith: I’ve always been non-binary

Los Angeles, Oct 19 | Singer Sam Smith, who has in the past come out as non-binary, has now opened up about how having...

Sushant case: NCB arrests brother of Arjun Rampal’s S African girlfriend

Mumbai, Oct 19 | In another major development in a drug case related to death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Narcotics Control...

Saqib Saleem to conduct a virtual meet with trollers

Mumbai, Oct 18 | Actor Saqib Saleem, who often finds himself at the receiving end of trolling, has decided to interact with the trollers...

George Clooney was once shunned by Hollywood

Los Angeles, Oct 18 | Actor George Clooney was shunned by Hollywood after his 1997 film, Batman & Robin, flopped.In the film, the 59-year-old...

Yami Gautam thanks fans for constant encouragement

Mumbai, Oct 18 | Actress Yami Gautam has expressed her gratitude towards people for recognising her hardships and work, and says the encouragement...

‘Made in Heaven’ actor Arjun Mathur shares his birthday plans

Mumbai, Oct 18 | Actor Arjun Mathur, who is best known for his role in Made in Heaven, has turned a year older on...

Bigg Boss 14: Salman Khan to ask Rubina Diliak to leave

Mumbai, Oct 18 | Irked by the attitude of actress Rubina Diliak, superstar Salman Khan will be seen asking her to leave the house...

YouTube channel launched on Om Puri’s 70th birth anniversary

Mumbai, Oct 18 | Late actor Om Puri's wife Nandita and son Ishaan have launched a YouTube channel to mark the 70th birth anniversary...

Genelia: Battle with Covid-19 was difficult

New Delhi, Oct 18 | Actress Genelia Deshmukh says her battle with coronavirus was difficult as no digital immersion can kill loneliness. Asked about her...

Shahid, Mrunal wrap up Uttarakhand schedule of ‘Jersey’

Dehradun, Oct 18 | Actors Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur have completed the Uttarakhand schedule of their upcoming film, Jersey. Taking to Twitter, Shahid thanked...

2 years of ‘Badhaai Ho’: Ayushmann, Neena, Sanya get nostalgic

Mumbai, Oct 18 | As the National Award-winning film 'Badhaai Ho' clocked two years on Sunday, its actors Neena Gupta, Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya...

Big B: Limitations of celebration loom large

Mumbai, Oct 18 | Megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels the coronavirus pandemic might have changed the way people celebrate festivals, but the spirit remains the...

Eva Mendes hints at comeback

Los Angeles, Oct 18 | Actress Eva Mendes is hinting that she might return to acting soon. Mendes has taken a six-year-long break to...

RajKummar, Bhumi to start shooting for ‘Badhaai Do’ in Jan

Mumbai, Oct 18 | Actors RajKummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar are all set to start shooting for "Badhaai Do" in January, 2021. It is the...

Matthew McConaughey’s father dies while having sex

Los Angeles, Oct 18 | Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey says his father died of a heart attack while having sex with his mother. The Oscar-winner...

Biden backers turn to Bollywood hit tune to woo Indian-Americans

By Arul LouisNew York, Oct 18 | Turning a Bollywood hit tune into a campaign anthem, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's supporters are...

‘Laxmmi Bomb’ director wants to highlight transgender community through film

Mumbai, Oct 18 | The horror comedy Laxmmi Bomb, starring Akshay Kumar, is all set to release on November 9, and director Raghava Lawrence,...

Desi show and film units go international to shoot amid pandemic

New Delhi, Oct 18 | The first two quarters of the year saw many Indians, including Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran and Bollywood actress Mouni...

Badhai Ho turns 2: Ayushmann talks of normalising taboo topics through...

Mumbai, Oct 18 | The Ayushmannn Khurrana-starrer comedy, Badhaai Ho, released two years ago on this day. The actor says he has been trying...

When Sadhguru met Will Smith

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Hollywood superstar Will Smith and his family recently spent some quality time with Indian spiritual leader and...

Nora Fatehi’s weekend mood: ‘Wanna dance and love and dance again’

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi, in her latest social media post, has shared what she wants to do.In a new Instagram post,...

BARC India remains committed to its stakeholders

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India on Saturday released a statement underlining the fact that the body aimed at ensuring...

Ananth Mahadevan’s ‘Bittersweet’ in competition at Kolkata film fest

Mumbai, Oct 17 | The Ananth Mahadevan directorial, Bittersweet, has been selected for the Kolkata International Film festival (KIFF) scheduled to be held from...

Anil Kapoor calls Sanjay Kapoor his ‘younger, brighter, fun-ner version’

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor shared a quirky message for his younger brother, actor Sanjay Kapoor, who turned 55 on Saturday.Kapoor...

Prakash Jha hopes viewers like ‘Ashram: Chapter 2 — The Dark...

Mumbai, Oct 17 | A new season his web series, Aashram, has been announced, and director Prakash Jha is naturally excited."Ashram: Chapter 2 --...

Debutant director Kanishk Verma on working with Gulshan Devaiah, Sagarika Ghatge

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Debutant director Kanishk Varma says working with good actors like Gulshan Devaiah and Sagarika Ghatge in his upcoming effort, Footfairy,...

Tamannaah thanks doctors, hospital staff after Covid recovery

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Southern star Tamannaah Bhatia on Saturday expressed words of gratitude for the doctors, nurses and staff at the hospital where...

Sonakshi on brother Luv Sinha contesting polls: We need youth and...

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Sonakshi Sinha on Saturday extended best wishes to her brother Luv Sinha on his budding political career. Luv will contest...

Big B wishes fans on occasion of Navratri

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday posted an Instagram wish for fans on the occasion of Navratri. In the picture, Big...

Prabhas’ birthday plans: Star to make announcement about new film ‘Radhe...

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Telugu superstar Prabhas turns 41 on October 23 and he will celebrate his birthday with a special announcement about his...

Madonna’s biopic: ‘Big script’ for a ‘big life’

Los Angeles, Oct 17 | Singer Madonna has shared details on the progress of her biopic, saying the script is now 133 pages long. The...

‘DDLJ’ started behind-the-scene trend in Bollywood: Uday Chopra

Mumbai, Oct 17 | The Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, is all set to complete 25 years in Hindi...

Lockdown aftermath: New trends aim to disrupt viewer habits

New Delhi, Oct 17 | Are you familiar with the emerging pay-per-view offers for movies? How many times did you catch a television movie...

Putham Pudhu Kaalai: Many moods of lockdown (IANS Review; Rating: ***)

Putham Pudhu Kaalai (Tamil film streaming on Amazon Prime); Cast: Jayaram, Urvashi, Kalidas Jayaram, Kalyani Priyadarshan, MS Bhaskar, Ritu Varma, Suhasini Maniratnam, Anu Hasan,...

B’luru multiplexes attract sizeable viewers; tepid response in single screens

Bengaluru, Oct 16 | On the first day of screening after a long hiatus, movies received a lukewarm response in single screen theatres while...

Mask & Movies: How cinema viewing changed in post Covid era

New Delhi, Oct 16 | After around seven months of complete closure due to the restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, movie theatres...

Anil Kapoor shares his Achilles’ tendon recovery story

Mumbai, Oct 16 | Veteran Bollywood star Anil Kapoor on Friday revealed that he has been battling Achilles' tendon woes for 10 years. Doctors...

New TV show ‘Kaatelal & Sons’ underlines that dreams have no...

Mumbai, Oct 16 | Megha Chakraborty and Jia Shankar topline a new TV show that underlines the fact that dreams do not have any...

Sonam Kapoor: I miss my job and being on set

Mumbai, Oct 16 | Sonam Kapoor misses being on a film set. The actress shared a video on her verified Instagram account on Friday...

Shweta Tripathi, Siddharth ready to shoot for series ‘Escaype Live’

Mumbai, Oct 16 | Actress Shweta Tripathi has joined the cast of web series, Escaype Live. "'Escaype Live' is one of the most fantastic concepts...

Business

IL&FS Group Vice Chairman Nayyar resigns, Rajan takes charge

Mumbai, Oct 19 | The Board of IL&FS Group on Monday announced the resignation of Vineet Nayyar as the Executive Vice Chairman of the...