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Shraddha Kapoor confirmed as actress opposite Aamir, Bachchan in Thugs of Hindostan?

Mumbai: In one of the most interesting casting coups of Bollywood, two big stars, Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan, will be seen sharing screen space in ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ that is set to release during Diwali next year. Aamir Khan’s recent film ‘Dangal’ broke almost all the box office records and Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Pink’ was also highly acclaimed and a success at the box office. So nothing could be bigger than the two stars coming together for the first time. The leading lady has not been confirmed yet but nowRead More


Juhi Chawla believes production is a man’s job

Mumbai. Actress Juhi Chawla who has produced multiple films in the past such as Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Chalte Chalte, and partnered with friend and actor Shah Rukh Khan (under Red Chillies Entertainment) has decided to hang up her boots — in the production department of course. Says the actress, “Production can be very demanding as a career. One’s priorities naturally change after one has children and I for one am not even thinking of producing films at the moment — it’s not my cup of tea right now.Read More


I do not live in the past, says Sherlyn Chopra

Mumbai. Sherlyn Chopra knows how to remain relevant. This time though, it isn’t for a bold statement or act, that she is making news. Controversy’s favourite child at one point of time, the actress is making a foray into direction, production and is even writing for a suspense thriller, titled Maaya. “As a school going girl, I had always enjoyed writing poems, short stories and directing plays and skits,” explains Sherlyn, who will also play the role of a village girl in her film. This, she says is a firstRead More


Vidya Balan won’t speak tapori Hindi as RJ in Tumhari Sulu

Mumbai: Vidya Balan’s last film ‘Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh’ didn’t perform well at the box office but the actress has qucikly moved on to her next film ‘Tumhari Sulu’. Vidya is all set to play a light-hearted character in her next ‘Tumhari Sulu’, where she plays a radio jockey. The actress had recently taken to Twitter to post a picture along with the team of the film, one of the producers, Atul Kasbekar, director Suresh Triveni and others as the film kicked off. Vidya has also kicked off herRead More


Anushka Sharma fawns over Meryl Streep’s speech

Mumbai. Among the many that fawned over Hollywood actress Meryl Streep’s speech at the Golden Globe awards taking on US President Elect Donald Trump, was Anushka Sharma. The actress posted a long letter on her social media page applauding the spirit of Streep and taking lessons from the veteran on how to conduct oneself as an artiste. She wrote, “Being liberal minded is a requirement of an artist. Seeing things for what they are, as they are Observing, understanding, empathising and then portraying that person on screen who may beRead More


TMC MP Mithun cites poor health, quits Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Actor-turned politician Mithun Chakraborty, who was elected to the Rajya Sabha by the Trinamul Congress, on Monday resigned from the Upper House, citing health reasons. He has submitted his resignation to the Rajya Sabha Chairman. The actor has written to the Chairman that because of his health condition he is not been able to fulfil his duty in Rajya Sabha and that is why he is relinquishing his seat, sources stated. Gaurang Chakraborty, better known by his stage name Mithun Chakraborty, was nominated to the Rajya Sabha inRead More


Vivek Oberoi decides to donate eyes

Mumbai: Vivek Oberoi has always been active in supporting social causes through his voluntary organisation. Interestingly, he has now decided to donate his eyes after a couple approached him to raise funds for the operation of their visually impaired daughter. Realising the challenges in finding donors, the actor has decided to donate his eyes and spread awareness about its importance. “Vivek will participate in a walk against blindness organised by a private eye hospital and a research centre in Navi Mumbai tomorrow. The walk will start from Palm Beach roadRead More


Amitabh wonders over Brazil’s debacle in FIFA World Cup

Mumbai: Brazil’s poor performance at this year’s FIFA World Cup has left Amitabh Bachchan highly ‘disappointed’ and the Bollywood megastar wonders what has happened to his favourite team. “Back from the Copacabana beach fest. Viewing Brazil lose again… so disappointed and sad! What has happened to this team (sic),” Bachchan tweeted. Bachchan also felt that though there are many good players in the side, they are unable to play as a team. “Brazil… they shall have brilliant individual players, but to make them function as a team you need aRead More


Court adjourns Jil khan murder case till 21 july

Mumbai: A sessions court today adjourned the hearing of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan suicide case till July 21, in in which Suraj Pancholi, son of an actor couple, is charged for abetting her suicide. The sessions court Judge AS Shende adjourned the matter. Meanwhile, Aditya Pancholi, who accompanied his son, told reporters outside the court that an SIT be formed into the case as soon as possible. Police booked Suraj for abetment to suicide on the basis of the letter. He was granted bail by the Bombay High Court onRead More


Salman Khan is hot: Sonam Kapoor

Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor, who will be seen opposite Salman Khan in Sooraj Barjatya’s next ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ thnks that the Dabangg actor is really hot. Sonam said, “He is hot. It’s double ‘dhamaal’ with Salman since he is in double role. I am super excited to work with him. I am not allowed to talk about it. You will see. He is looking good in the film.”The film will be directed by Sooraj Barjatya. Meanwhile, the actress is trying something different with her next film “Dolly Ki Doli” asRead More