Monday 18 December, 2017

Virat, Anushka wed in Italy, begin new innings

Florence (Italy), Dec 11 (IANS) Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma sealed their relationship with a wedding here amidst close family and friends on Monday. “Today we have promised each other to [...]

Actress Zaira alleges mid-air molestation

Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) “Dangal” actress Zaira Wasim, 17, has alleged she was molested mid-air by a middle-aged man, drawing strong reactions by women rights activists and politicians. The airline apologized and Mumbai Police registered [...]

Rakishly good looking actor who became India’s first international star

By Vikas Datta The youngest of the famous Kapoor brothers of Bollywood, he did not have their one defining and enduring cinematic image — Raj’s simple, honest ‘tramp’ in the Charlie Chaplin tradition or Shammi’s [...]

Shashi Kapoor dies at 79, an ‘era has ended’ say friends

Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Veteran actor-producer Shashi Kapoor, the romantic screen icon of the 70s and early 80s, died on Monday at a hospital here. He was 79. “Shashi Kapoor expired at 5.20 p.m. on December 4 at Kokilaben Hospital, here,” [...]

Controversy over ‘Padmavati’ alarming for democracy: film fraternity

Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) A large number of members of the film and entertainment industry gathered here on Sunday to express their support to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming “Padmavati”, and question the status of freedom of [...]

‘Padmavati’ controversy: Body of man found hanging at Naharagarh Fort

Jaipur, Nov 24 (IANS) The body of a 40-year-old man was found hanging from the outer walls of Nahargarh Fort here on Friday morning, with messages against the film “Padmavati” scribbled on rocks nearby. However, police said they [...]

Great to be an Indian in the US right now: YouTube star Vidya Vox

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) US-based YouTube star Vidya Vox says that, while growing up, she tried to shun her Indian heritage as she was often bullied in school. But she is now “100 per cent” proud of her roots and feels it is great [...]

Nothing can stop release of ‘Padmavati’, says Deepika Padukone

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A decade ago when she forayed into Bollywood, Deepika Padukone never imagined she would be a Sanjay Leela Bhansali heroine. Now, as she prepares for the release of epic drama “Padmavati”, which clocks her [...]

Wish to become a gentle person: SRK on birthday wish

Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) This is one of the days of the year when traffic moves slowly and Mumbai police come out to control the surging crowds in front of one of the city’s iconic bungalows located in Bandstand, Bandra — ‘Mannat’ [...]

Nawazuddin apologizes to co-star, withdraws memoir

Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Monday apologized and announced that he is withdrawing his book “An Ordinary Life” after a complaint was reportedly filed against him for outraging the modesty of his “Miss [...]