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Alia is a star and I don't work with stars: Mahesh Bhatt
IANS
Asked if he will ever work with his daughter, the 64-year-old, known for making serious and meaningful films including Arth, Saraansh, Naam and Daddy, said an emphatic "No".

"She is a star in her own world, and I don't work with stars," the film veteran told media.

With over four decades of experience in showbiz, he has given a chance to some of the then "not so known faces" who later went on to make a remarkable ... Read More

Hrithik Roshan raises funds for J&K Flood victims
Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan has joined hands with an NGO to help raise funds for the victims of floods in Jammu and Kashmir.

The 40-year-old Krrish 3 star has taken to crowd-funding site Ketto foundation to raise funds for 200 survival kits.

The proceeds will go to Care India who will be utilising the same to disperse amenities to the affected families and individuals in J&K.

The kits would include basic amenities for survival such as tarpaulin, mats, ... Read More

Nawazuddin to be honoured at film fest in Chicago
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he is being honoured for "outstanding achievement" at the Chicago South Asian Film Festival Sep 16. He says awards and recognition mean a lot to him.

Speaking shyly of the honour, Nawazuddin said: "It's something I am quite kicked about."

The "Kick" actor would then proceed to various other cities in the US, including Los Angeles, New York and Washington, to explore his bearings among the non-diaspora audience.

"Awards and recognition still mean a ... Read More

Bipasha Basu Quashes Engagement Rumours with Harman
Bipasha Basu has laughed off reports of her engagement to boyfriend Harman Baweja.
"I respect marriage as an institution. But there is a time for it. I will do it aaram se," Bipasha said.

Actress Bipasha Basu has laughed off reports of her engagement to boyfriend Harman Baweja, saying she is in no rush to get married and would rather focus on her acting career.

"I respect marriage as an institution. But there is a time for it. ... Read More

Would like to do a film which has a funny take on women: Bipasha Basu
Kolkata: Admitting to being "quirky" and "funny" offscreen, Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday said she would love to do a film like 'Bridget Jones's Diary', a funny take on women.

In town to promote her forthcoming release 'Creature 3D', the dusky Bengali beauty said: "I would love to do a film like 'Bridget Jones's Diary' (2001 British romantic comedy), I think I am quite funny and quirky in my real time."

"But I have never done a ... Read More
Sonam to skip 'Khoobsurat' promotions in Pak
Mumbai

Prior work commitments will keep actress Sonam Kapoor away from the promotions of her forthcoming film "Khoobsurat" in Pakistan, the home country of her film's co-star Fawad Khan. She says she would love to visit the country sometime in future.

Despite her absence from the film's promotions, Sonam plans to make her presence felt.

"I was going to Pakistan (earlier). But (now) I am recording a message and I am doing as much (interviews with) Pakistani media ... Read More
AR Rahman to work with Brazilian singer Anna Beatriz for the film 'Pele'
New Delhi: After collaborating with multiple names from the international world, Oscar-winning Indian composer AR Rahman has joined hands with Brazilian singer-songwriter Anna Beatriz for the movie "Pele".

"Working with the very Brazilian and very talented lyricist and singer Anna Beatriz, for the movie 'Pelé'," Rahman posted on his Twitter page Thursday.

"Pele" is a biopic on the eponymous Brazilian football legend.
AR Rahman to work with Brazilian singer Anna Beatriz for the film 'Pele'
Directed and written by ... Read More
Salman Khan booked for hurting religious sentiments
Nagpur, Sep 12(IANS)
A case was filed against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in Maharashtra for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Muslim community, a police official said here Friday. PTI file photo

A case was filed against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in Maharashtra for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Muslim community, a police official said here Friday.

He was booked on a complaint by Vidarbha unit chief of All Indian Qaumi Tanzeem Mohammed A. Ali for deliberate ... Read More
Hit-and-run case against Salman Khan: Trial to resume on September 24
PTI
MUMBAI: After repeated adjournments and admonition by the court over missing statements of witnesses, the trial in the hit-and-run case against actor Salman Khan is set to resume from September 24 following production of the documents before a sessions court on Friday.

The prosecution informed the court trying the case that all but one of the 63 original statements of witnesses and case diaries that had gone missing from the custody of police have been ... Read More
Aditya Roy Kapur's ex takes revenge by kissing?
TNN
The relative newcomer to tinsel town will now be seen in Rohan Sippy's Sonali Cable. But did you know the actress was said to be dating heartthrob Aditya Roy Kapur? Yes, the same actor who is said to be allegedly dating his Aashiqui 2 co star Shraddha Kapoor.

According to a report in pinkvilla.com, Rhea who was in a relationship with Aditya, refused to do any kissing scenes for Sonali Cable when she signed the ... Read More
Dilip Kumar cheating case: Court dismisses pre-arrest bail plea of production firm director
PTI
A sessions court today disposed of a pre-arrest bail application of a production firm director in an alleged case of duping Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar after police told the court that they have not yet registered any FIR in this connection.

"The court disposed of the anticipatory bail of Suresh Kurpad of Samra Productions after we informed the court that no FIR has been filed yet", said public prosecutor Iqbal Solkar, adding the court has ... Read More


 
 
 
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