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Pernia Qureshi says Classical dance needs to be promoted

Mumbai: Fashion stylist and actress Pernia Qureshi, who is also a trained classical dancer, feels that today's youth is not exposed to such dance forms and hence it needs to....

Akshay Kumar and Kangana Ranaut won’t be IFR ambassadors

Visakhapatnam: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday clarified that Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Kangana Ranaut "were not brand ambassadors" for the International Fleet Review (IFR).   Talking to journalists....

Karisma avoids questions on divorce controversy

Mumbai: Actress Karisma Kapoor on Saturday avoided questions related to the controversy surrounding her divorce and also said that she wasn't ready for films now.   Present at the Nykaa.com....

Bruno Mars confirms Super Bowl performance

Los Angeles: "Uptown funk" hitmaker Bruno Mars has confirmed that he will be joining the rock band Coldplay and singer Beyonce Knowles on stage during their performance at the Super....

Arjun Kapoor has a fear of giving up

New Delhi: Actor Arjun Kapoor, whose last few films including "Tevar" didn't create any fireworks at the box-office, says he is not fond of giving up. He shared that his....

Ghulam Ali to perform in Lucknow on Sunday

Lucknow: Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali will perform at the Lucknow Mahotsav 2015-2016 here on Sunday.   The ongoing event flagged off on January 27 and is organised every year....

Emma Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch become fellows at Oxford University

London: Oxford University has bnamed British actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson visiting fellows at Lady Margaret Hall.   Cumberbatch, whose last stage role was as Hamlet at the Barbican....

Randeep Hooda loses 18kgs for his upcoming movie ‘Sarbjit’

Mumbai:  Actor Randeep Hooda has lost 18 kg in just 28 days for his upcoming film 'Sarbjit', the film's director Omung Kumar has revealed.   'Sarbjit' is a biopic on....

Aamir Khan to lose his endorsement with Snapdeal

After losing out his position as brand ambassador of Incredible India, Aamir Khan could also be losing his contract with Snapdeal. Report suggests that Snapdeal is not too keen on....

Mumbai, Ontario film industries to work together

Mumbai: Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, Canada, attended the high profile Bollywood style event in Mumbai where two new agreements were announced that will benefit India's film industry.   Bollywood....

Shyam Benegal urges people not to harp on Netaji’s disappearence

Kolkata: Hailing Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's contribution towards the independence movement, noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal on Friday laid stress on celebrating the leader's life instead of worrying on conjectures about....

B-Town wishes Abhishek Bachchan on his 40th birthday

Mumbai: On Abhishek Bachchan's 40th birthday on Friday, Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar and Rana Daggubati have welcomed him to the "decade of dreams", while others like Farah Khan and....

Johnny Depp’s supergroup to pay tribute to Lemmy at Grammy Awards

Los Angeles: The Hollywood Vampires -- the supergroup made up of actor Johnny Depp, musician Alice Cooper, and Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, among others - will pay tribute to British....

Sitarist Anoushka Shankar “thrilled and proud” to be present at Grammy ceremony

London: Internationally acclaimed sitarist Anoushka Shankar, who has been nominated for the fifth time at this year's 58th Annual Grammy Awards for her album "Home", is also "thrilled and "proud"....

Playboy model and ‘Queen of Snapchat’ Katie May passes away at 34

Los Angeles: Playboy model Katie May died on Thursday after suffering from a serious stroke. She was 34.   May's brother confirmed her death. The model, known as the 'Queen....

Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel appear together in new ‘xXx…’ photos

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Vin Diesel has shared some stunning photographs of his with Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone from their shooting schedule for the film "xXx: The Return of Xander....

Jet Airways suspends cabin crew; Sonu Nigam terms it “real intolerance”

New Delhi: Singer Sonu Nigam has termed as "real intolerance" a Jet Airways' decision to suspend the entire cabin crew of a flight for allowing him to use the public....

Supreme Court adjourns Salman Khan’s next hearing to 12th February

New Delhi: The Maharashtra government on Friday told the Supreme Court that the Bombay High Court verdict acquitting Bollywood star Salman Khan in the 2002 accident case was "wishy-washy" and....

Salman Khan hit and run case: Kapil Sibal to represent Salman in SC

Actor Salman khan’s  case is to come up in the Supreme Court as Maharashtra government had furthered appealed against the verdict of Bombay High Court which had acquitted the celebrated....

Veteran actor Amol Palekar asserts on the right to express dissent

Kolkata: Asserting that everybody has the right to express his dissent, veteran actor-director Amol Palekar on Thursday wondered why there was so much fuss over people returning their awards as....

Unfair to attack the Academy, says Helen Miren

London: Amid the growing clamour over the diversity debate in this year's Oscar nominations, veteran actress Hellen Mirren has come to the defence of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts....

‘Bajirao Mastani’ gets five nominations at 10th Asian Film Awards

Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' has landed five nominations, including in the Best Film category, at the 10th Asian Film Awards, where 'The Assassin' is the front-runner with nine....

Salman Khan’s ‘lucky charm’ in ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’

Mumbai: A song that Salman Khan wanted to use for 'Tere Naam' has been included in 'Sanam Teri Kasam', co-directed by his 'Lucky: No Time for Love' makers Vinay Sapru....

‘Aligarh’ brave film by brave filmmaker: Mahesh Bhatt

Mumbai: National Award-winning filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has praised as a "brave film" Hansal Mehta's 'Aligarh', which addresses homosexuality.   "'Aligarh': A brave film by a brave filmmaker! An outstanding starcast,"....

Indian cinema should feature Classical dance

Mumbai: Fashion stylist and actress Pernia Pernia Qureshi, who is also a trained classical dancer, says the genre should feature in Indian cinema.   "Classical dance should have a place....

Priyanka Chopra is overwhelmed by five million Insta followers

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka chopra has garnered five-million followers on the photo-sharing website Instagram.   The 'Barfi!' actress took to Twitter and Instagram to share about her "growing family". She....

SRK, Aamir will be afraid to speak on issues due to negative reactions: Sonam

Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor feels that superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan will be afraid to talk on issues due to the negative reactions coming along with it.  ....

Manipuri documentary film ‘Phum Shang’ gets Golden Conch Award

Mumbai: Manipuri documentary film "Phum Shang" won the coveted Golden Conch Award for the best documentary at the 14th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) which ended here on Wednesday.  ....

Supreme Court hearing on Friday decides next step in Salman Khan’s hit and run case

The Supreme Court is expected to address Salman Khan’s hit and run case on Friday the 5th of February. Justice J.S. Kher and Justice C. Nagappan will be on the....

Halle Berry thought she paved way for diversity at Oscars

Los Angeles: Actress Halle Berry believes that she had paved the way for diversity for Academy Awards when she bagged the Best Actress Award in 2002.   The 49-year-old actress,....