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Entertainment » Bollywood
Tapsee Pannu unveils late RK Laxman's granddaughter's creation on common women

Tapsee Pannu unveils late RK Laxman's granddaughter's creation on common women

21 Aug 2017 | 5:23 PM

(Rptg, correcting Para 1) Mumbai, Aug 21 (UNI) Bollywood actress Tapsee Pannu unveiled late RK Laxman's granddaughter's creation on common women, at India Licensing Expo, 2017, India's first and most influential business-to-business brand licensing show.

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Phulwa's character in 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' was tailor made for me: Bidita Bag

Phulwa's character in 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' was tailor made for me: Bidita Bag

20 Aug 2017 | 6:33 PM

By Sanya Pandey New Delhi, Aug 20 (UNI) Actress Bidita Bag, who will be soon seen opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui in 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz', has said replacing Chitrangda Singh was a good thing for her as the role of Phulwa in the film was tailor made for her.

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Partition: 1947 is relevant to today's time: Huma Qureshi

Partition: 1947 is relevant to today's time: Huma Qureshi

20 Aug 2017 | 6:32 PM

New Delhi, Aug 19 (UNI) Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi, whose latest film 'Partition: 1947', dealing with the events surrounding the Partition of the country, feels that the film is also relevant to today's age and time.

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Entering the world of 'Bitti' was exciting: Kriti Sanon

Entering the world of 'Bitti' was exciting: Kriti Sanon

20 Aug 2017 | 12:55 PM

By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi, Aug 20 (UNI) After playing the stylish diva in Rohit Shetty's 'Dilwale', she has undergone a transformation to the girl next door Bitti , living in the small town of Bareilly, for her new film 'Bareilly Ki Barfi '.

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Gulzar's 'Libaas' to see light after 29 yrs

Gulzar's 'Libaas' to see light after 29 yrs

19 Aug 2017 | 5:31 PM

New Delhi, Aug 19 (UNI) Zee Classic as a gift to legendary Lyricist Gulzar, who's outstanding contribution to cinema is still recited by the younger generation, announced the theatrical release of his movie 'Libaas'.

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IFFI: SRK praises Irani for 'untiring' efforts

IFFI: SRK praises Irani for 'untiring' efforts

19 Aug 2017 | 4:19 PM

New Delhi, Aug 20 (UNI) Actor Shah Rukh Khan today extended his support to the upcoming edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) and said Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani was taking relevant and untiring steps to make the gala the "most inclusive forum for Indian cinema".

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Babumoshai breaks conventional stereotypical norms of actor in film industry: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Babumoshai breaks conventional stereotypical norms of actor in film industry: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

19 Aug 2017 | 1:07 PM

By Sanya Pandey New Delhi, Aug 19 (UNI) He has established a niche for himself in the film industry as an actor who is at ease in doing unconventional roles.

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Zoya Akhtar kickstarts shooting of new Amazon prime video 'Made in Heaven'

Zoya Akhtar kickstarts shooting of new Amazon prime video 'Made in Heaven'

18 Aug 2017 | 5:29 PM

New Delhi, Aug 18 (UNI) After 'Inside Edge', the first in its series of prime videos launched in collaboration with Amazon India, Farhan Akhtar and Riteish Sidhwani's excel entertainment have kickstarted the shooting of their next Amazon prime project titled 'Made in Heaven'.

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Prabhas starts shooting for 'Saaho'

Prabhas starts shooting for 'Saaho'

18 Aug 2017 | 3:16 PM

New Delhi, Aug 18 (UNI) Telugu actor Prabhas, who earned enormous fame with 'Bahubali' has started shooting for his next film 'Saaho'.

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Bollywood He-Man Dharmendra makes debut on Twitter

Bollywood He-Man Dharmendra makes debut on Twitter

18 Aug 2017 | 3:16 PM

New Delhi (UNI) Joining the Bollywood bandwagon, veteran actor Dharmendra has made his debut on micro blogging website Twitter.

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Kriti, Rajkumar Rao wow in this Romcom suffused with vibrancy of small town life

Kriti, Rajkumar Rao wow in this Romcom suffused with vibrancy of small town life

18 Aug 2017 | 3:16 PM

By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi, Aug 18 (UNI) The small town seems to be the flavour of Bollywood.

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Teaser of 'Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi' released, to hit screens on Sep 15

Teaser of 'Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi' released, to hit screens on Sep 15

17 Aug 2017 | 6:58 PM

New Delhi, Aug 17 (UNI) The first look teaser of the family comedy 'Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi', which brings together veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and Paresh Rawal after 20 years, was today released by its makers.

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'Toilet ek Prem Katha' earns Rs 20 cr on I-Day, collects Rs 89 cr in 6 days

'Toilet ek Prem Katha' earns Rs 20 cr on I-Day, collects Rs 89 cr in 6 days

17 Aug 2017 | 2:35 PM

New Delhi, Aug 17 (UNI) Continuing it's strong run at the box office, the Akshay Kumar starrer 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' earned Rs 20 crore on Independence Day holiday, taking its total collections to Rs 89 crore in its first six days, trade sources said today.

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Partition 1947: an engaging and insightful  tale on partition that humanises role of Lord Mountbatten

Partition 1947: an engaging and insightful tale on partition that humanises role of Lord Mountbatten

17 Aug 2017 | 11:21 AM

By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi, Aug 17 (UNI) The partition of the country and the conflagration and the bloodbath that accompanied it have formed the subject of films like 'Garam Hawa' and 'Train to Pakistan ' and TV shows like 'Ramas' and 'Buniyaad'.

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SRK calls on thespian Dilip Kumar

SRK calls on thespian Dilip Kumar

16 Aug 2017 | 4:21 PM

Mumbai, Aug 16 (UNI) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan paid a visit to Dilip Kumar, a week after the veteran actor was discharged from the hospital.

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Gippy Grewal to  feature in biopic on Paramvir chakra awardee Subedar Joginder Singh

Gippy Grewal to feature in biopic on Paramvir chakra awardee Subedar Joginder Singh

16 Aug 2017 | 2:15 PM

New Delhi, Aug 15 (UNI) Ace singer-cum-actor of Punjab film industry Gippy Grewal will feature in a war biopic on the life of Param Vir Chakra awardee Subedar Joginder Singh.

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Women are not independent in India even 70 years after Independence : Richa Chadda

16 Aug 2017 | 2:08 PM

By Sanya Pandey New Delhi, Aug 15 (UNI) Independent minded Bollywood actress Richa Chadda who has made a mark for herself with a wide variety of roles in movies like 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Sarbjit' and 'Fukrey', says that despite all the talk of women empowerment women in India are not independent even 70 years after independence.

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Women are not independent in India even 70 years after Independence : Richa Chadda

15 Aug 2017 | 1:04 PM

By Sanya Pandey New Delhi, Aug 15 (UNI) Independent minded Bollywood actress Richa Chadda who has made a mark for herself with a wide variety of roles in movies like 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Sarbjit' and 'Fukrey', says that despite all the talk of women empowerment women in India are not independent even 70 years after independence.

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'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' earns Rs 50-cr on opening weekend

'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' earns Rs 50-cr on opening weekend

14 Aug 2017 | 3:45 PM

New Delhi, Aug 14 (UNI) Riding on the buzz around it, performances by Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar and its topical theme, 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' has earned Rs 50-cr on its opening weekend, trade sources said today.

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Mumbai to host last leg of 8th Jagran Film Festival next month

Mumbai to host last leg of 8th Jagran Film Festival next month

13 Aug 2017 | 7:22 PM

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) After travelling in several cities across the country, the 8th edition of the Jagran Film Festival, India’s BIG Travelling Film Festival, will conduct its last leg in Mumbai next month.

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Mumbai to host last leg of 8th Jagran Film Festival next month

Mumbai to host last leg of 8th Jagran Film Festival next month

13 Aug 2017 | 7:10 PM

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) After travelling in several cities across the country, the 8th edition of the Jagran Film Festival, India’s BIG Travelling Film Festival, will conduct its last leg in Mumbai next month.

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Even if 5 pc ppl help build toilets, I will feel my film is successful: Akshay

Even if 5 pc ppl help build toilets, I will feel my film is successful: Akshay

13 Aug 2017 | 3:14 PM

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) It was the 'damning statistics linked to open defecation in India", rather than the box office, that led him to try and to make a difference through his latest film 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha', Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has said.

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Pahlaj Nihalani's removal & CBFC reconstitution sets stage for revamp in Censorship rules

Pahlaj Nihalani's removal & CBFC reconstitution sets stage for revamp in Censorship rules

13 Aug 2017 | 1:51 PM

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) With Pahlaj Nihalani, the 'bugbear' for the film trade for curbing the creativity of filmmakers, being removed as the Censor Board chief and replaced by ad man and film lyricist and writer Prasoon Joshi, stage seems set for an overhaul in film censorship rules as recommended by the Shyam Benegal committee.

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Will give importance to people's views, try to make a difference: Prasoon Joshi on his appointment as CBFC chief

Will give importance to people's views, try to make a difference: Prasoon Joshi on his appointment as CBFC chief

12 Aug 2017 | 5:29 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) Happy over his appointment as chief of the Censor Board, noted ad man and film lyricist Prasoon Joshi has said that he will take cognizance of people's views while carrying out his work and would try to make as much difference as he could.

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'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' earns approx Rs 15 cr on opening day

'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' earns approx Rs 15 cr on opening day

12 Aug 2017 | 1:39 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) The Akshay Kumar starrer 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' witnessed a good opening at the box office, earning approximately Rs 15 crore at the box office in its opening day, trade sources said today.

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Salma Hayek wishes luck to Akshay for 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha'

Salma Hayek wishes luck to Akshay for 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha'

12 Aug 2017 | 12:22 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) Hollywood actress Salma Hayek has wished good luck to Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar for his film 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha'.

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Salma Hayek wishes luck to Akshay for 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha'

12 Aug 2017 | 11:08 AM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) Hollywood actress Salma Hayek has wished good luck to Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar for his film 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha'.

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Dhananjoy, a film based on one of most hotly debated crimes in history of country, releases

Dhananjoy, a film based on one of most hotly debated crimes in history of country, releases

11 Aug 2017 | 1:33 PM

Kolkata, Aug 11 (UNI) Bengali film ‘Dhananjoy’, one of the most hotly debated crimes in the history of the country - the murder of 14-year-old Hetal Parekh in 1990 and the subsequent hanging of Dhananjoy Chatterjee in 2004, is scheduled to be released today.

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Entertainment for All: ‘Dangal’ for "visually impaired" Special People on this Independence Day

Entertainment for All: ‘Dangal’ for "visually impaired" Special People on this Independence Day

10 Aug 2017 | 9:56 PM

New Delhi, Aug 10 (UNI) Aamir Khan starrer ‘Dangal’ will be premiered on August 15 on television for visually impaired audiences for the first time in the country with audio description.

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Madame Tussauds immortalises Madhubala, unveils statue

Madame Tussauds immortalises Madhubala, unveils statue

10 Aug 2017 | 8:24 PM

New Delhi, Aug 10 (UNI) Madhubala, the Timeless Beauty of Bollywood, today became a member of the esteemed Madame Tussauds family, sharing space with biggies like Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar.

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