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Vidya Balan, Dia Mirza find Mulayam's comment "appalling"
Actors Vidya Balan and Dia Mirza have reacted strongly to Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's remark that the death penalty in rape cases is "unfair" as "young boys make such mistakes".

National Award-winning actress Vidya has said that rape should never be pardoned.

"Capital punishment is a very contentious issue but it is the worst of crimes that should not be pardoned. I completely disagree with anyone who says that 'boys will be boys, they ... Read More

Priya Mani goes wild in Dubai
Priya Mani is in Dubai and from the messages on her micro-blogging page, it sure looks like she's having a gala time. The actress first post read, "Dubaiiiiii...too hot!!!phew!!" and then she went on to let her fans in on what she's doing while she is there.

Priya is quite the animal lover and while visiting a Sheikh's friend's house, she spent a good amount of time petting and playing with some exotic animals like an ... Read More

Kareena Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore to restore Pataudi Palace
Kareena had recently spent two days in Pataudi for the restoration plans
Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan along with her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore is busy restoring the Pataudi Palace.

Despite having a choc-a-bloc schedule due to ad shoots and shooting for Rohit Shetty's Singham 2, Kareena, who is married to actor and Nawab of Pataudi Saif Ali Khan, has been juggling her schedule to team up with Sharmila to refurnish the 10-bedroom Pataudi palace to their taste.

"Despite having ... Read More

Akshay Kumar: Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh are the next superstars
(Pic: Akshay Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor, and Ranveer Singh)
Akshay says Ranbir and Ranveer are doing very well
Actor Akshay Kumar feels that Bollywood heartthrobs Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh are the next superstars of the film industry.

The 46-year-old actor feels that the fresh crop of actors, who have been trying to make a mark in the industry, are very talented.

"I think Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and others are doing well. In my eyes, they are the next ... Read More

Kalki Koechlin on being sexually abused as a child: full transcript
Actress Kalki Koechlin spoke to NDTV about sexual abuse of children and her own experience.

Ques: You've broken your silence on child sexual abuse and of your own experience. What can you share with us? Why haven't we heard about this before?

Kalki: The reason you haven't heard about it is that I don't like to talk about it, for me it's not a one day headline, it's something that's a reality I have lived with ... Read More

Vidya Balan wears special made-in-Australia sari
Actress Vidya Balan has become Bollywood's quintessential ambassador of the sari, and when an Australian designer was asked to create an ensemble for her, she couldn't think beyond the six-yard wonder either.

As part of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2014, festival ambassador Vidya did a photoshoot with celebrated Australian designer Susan Dimasi.

Dimasi dressed Vidya in a special sari, the fabric of which was specially designed by her. The sari was the result of handweaving ... Read More

Actress Nandita Das among 2014 Yale World Fellows
Nandita Das received the honour for campaigning on social issues
Award-winning Indian actress and director Nandita Das and head of Godrej India Culture Lab Parmesh Shahani have been named 2014 Yale World Fellows, taking the number of Indian fellows to 15.

With the addition of Das and Shahani, India has more fellows in the global Yale World Fellows network than any other country since the programme was established in 2002 by the New Haven, a Connecticut-based Ivy ... Read More

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh confirmed for Bajirao Mastani
The casting of Ranveer and Deepika puts an end to months of speculation
The Ram-Leela couple is back. Actress Deepika Padukone will play historical character Mastani with Ranveer Singh playing Bajirao Peshwa in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani.

The casting of Ranveer and Deepika puts an end to months of speculation about who would play the role. Besides Ranveer, Shah Rukh Khan and Ajay Devgn were the strongest contenders for Bajirao's role.

As for Mastani, Kareena Kapoor and ... Read More

Alia Bhatt: I want to marry Ranbir Kapoor
Alia revealed she wanted to marry Ranbir on Koffee with Karan
Actress Alia Bhatt says she finds Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor adorable and has expressed her desire to marry him.

Alia was speaking on the upcoming episode of filmmaker Karan Johar's celebrity talk show Koffee with Karan and when the host asked 'what is your vibe like with Ranbir', the 21-year-old actress was all praises for him.

"I remember the first time I spoke to Ranbir, you called ... Read More
Nobody will marry me: Kangana
Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who will be seen in a bold performance in "Revolver Rani", says nobody will marry her after watching this film.

"Nobody is going to marry me after watching this film... I can give it to you in writing," Kangana told reporters during the press conference for the film.

The actress, whose recent performance in "Queen", says she wanted four months gap between the release of "Queen" and "Revolver Rani".

"If I could have my ... Read More
Sunny Leone doesn't regret her past
Actress Sunny Leone, who is riding high on the success of her latest Bollywood project "Ragini MMS 2", says she doesn't look back with regret at her past as an adult film star.

"As far as my career goes I don't regret anything that I have done. I believe that everything that I have done has led me to today," Sunny told reporters here Friday at the unveiling of the cover page of Mandate magazine, featuring ... Read More
Deepika Singh addresses her beau Rohit as sir
Vijaya Tiwari,TNN
Deepika Singh aka Sandhya, who rose to stardom with her debut daily soap Diya Aur Baati Hum is all set to tie the knot with her TV shows director Rohit Raj Goyal. And the actress still addresses him as sir.

"I've always respected him a lot. When I started working with him on Diya Aur Baati Hum, I never knew that one day we will enter into a relationship. He has been my guru ... Read More
Shuddhi rumours make Karan Johar furious
There were even rumours that he himself was playing the lead in Shuddhi
Filmmaker Karan Johar is furious over reports related to the cast of his production venture Shuddhi.

Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor were finalised as the lead pair of the film, but later Hrithik announced that he is not a part of it anymore.

Karan says a news report that the Krrish 3 star is asking for a profit of the film is false.

"Article insinuating that ... Read More
Yo Yo Honey Singh to shoot a song with Miss India Koyal Rana
His song with Koyal will be a clean one with no naughtiness and suggestive words
Rapper-composer Yo Yo Honey Singh, who is currently exploring the West for musical opportunities, will be composing and recording a song for Femina Miss India 2014 Koyal Rana.

The Blue Eyes hitmaker has been roped in to shoot a music video with Koyal.

"That is a commitment I made before my current paschim-yatra (westside journey) started. I was a judge at the Miss ... Read More
Akshay and Abhishek in Housefull 3
Meena Iyer,TNN
Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala has managed a coup. He has roped in Akshay Kumar and Abhishek Bachchan, after a gap of nearly 12 years, for the next film Housefull 3 in his super-successful franchise.

The film will be writer duo Sajid-Farhad's second directorial venture. Their debut, It's Entertainment, is scheduled for an August 2014 release.

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A source says, "The Housefull franchise is a promising one in the masala ... Read More
A multi-film deal with Ekta Kapoor for Varun Dhawan?
Mumbai Mirror
It's been just a week since his second film, Main Tera Hero hit theatres and it seems Varun Dhawan is already on a roll.

He has Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya, Sriram Raghavan's next, and also a film to be directed by his brother Rohit, which co-stars John Abraham, on his plate—and now the buzz is that his Karan Johar protege is all set to ink a multi-film deal with Balaji Motion Pictures who produced Main ... Read More
Shah Rukh Khan reminisces about his Koyla days
It's been 17 years since Rakesh Roshan's Koyla hit the screens, and its lead actor Shah Rukh Khan has only fond memories of the action-thriller.

The film, which also stars Madhuri Dixit, might have been one of his biggest flops, but he still cherishes it.
... Read More

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