• Will contest LS polls from Varanasi if Rahul asks me to: Priyanka

    Will contest LS polls from Varanasi if Rahul asks me to: Priyanka
    Published Date : 21-Apr-2019 7:31:43 IST

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said that she will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi if Congress President Rahul Gandhi asks her to. Addressing a rally in Kerala’s Wayanad, she accused PM Narendra Modi of “dashing the hopes” of the farmers. She said that the Congress will “empower” all the farmers if came to power.

  • Will contest next Assembly elections: Rajinikanth

    Will contest next Assembly elections: Rajinikanth
    Published Date : 19-Apr-2019 4:28:18 IST

    Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Friday said his party will surely contest the next Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. Speaking to reporters here, Rajini said he will not disappoint his fans when the Assembly battle was fought. He said the polling of about 72 per cent in the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu was “good”. Raji had earlier announced that his party would contest in all the 234 Assembly constituencies in the state as and when the elections were held.

  • Unfortunate to see so many people go after Dhoni: Kohli

    Unfortunate to see so many people go after Dhoni: Kohli
    Published Date : 18-Apr-2019 11:40:04 IST

    Captain Virat Kohli has said it’s unfortunate to see so many people go after MS Dhoni. “He’s one person, who literally knows the game inside out. He understands the game from Ball 1 to Ball 300,” the 30-year-old added. “For me, loyalty matters the most,” Kohli said recalling the times Dhoni backed him when he was new to the team.

  • Biopic a joke, make comedy film on PM Modi: Urmila

    Biopic a joke, make comedy film on PM Modi: Urmila
    Published Date : 18-Apr-2019 11:39:08 IST

    Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar criticised PM Narendra Modi saying that the biopic on his life is a “joke” and rather a comedy film should be made on him and his “unfulfilled promises”. The biopic is a joke on the democracy, poverty and diversity of India, which has been “damaged”, she added. She alleged PM Modi failed “miserably” to deliver anything.

  • Kamal Haasan to host Bigg Boss Season 3

    Kamal Haasan to host Bigg Boss Season 3
    Published Date : 18-Apr-2019 5:53:24 IST

    Speculation is rife that the actor turned politician and MNM party president, Kamal Haasan, will be hosting the third edition of the Bigg Boss reality show. The show also marked the Vishwaroopam actor’s debut as a TV host. A few reports suggested that Kamal might not take the additional burden of hosting the Bigg Boss Season 3. However, a reliable source confirmed that Kamal Haasan was instrumental in making the show a huge success and he will host the BB Season 3 as well. The show might commence sometime in June.

  • Ravi Teja to put on kilos

    Ravi Teja to put on kilos
    Published Date : 18-Apr-2019 5:51:56 IST

    Ravi Teja, who prefers to be lean, has been asked to put on kilos for his forthcoming film, Disco Raja. Apparently, the film’s director Vi Anand wants the actor to bulk up and look a little burly to fit his role convincingly. Word is that the Nela Ticket star is looking forward to beefing up, which happens to be one of the reasons the film has been getting delayed. “The actor has been pushing really hard at the gym, it seems. Reports suggest that he has been on a rigorous regime to gain muscle for the role,” says a source.

  • Sreenu Vaitla’s next, a multi-starrer

    Sreenu Vaitla’s next, a multi-starrer
    Published Date : 18-Apr-2019 5:50:24 IST

    Looks like the filmmaker Sreenu Vaitla wants to stick to doing what he does best. The director, who is known for helming candy-floss humour quotient films, is now prepping another comic caper, which is apparently going to be very high on entertainment. It has been heard that the movie is going to be a multi-starrer wherein both the heroes will be given equal amounts of space. “Sreenu and his team are currently working on the script to churn out a new-age entertainer that will suit all sections of the audience,” added the source.

  • Ajay Bhupathi to direct Naga Chaitanya

    Ajay Bhupathi to direct Naga Chaitanya
    Published Date : 17-Apr-2019 10:18:36 IST

    Following the success of RX100, it was reported that the director Ajay Bhupathi would be working with actors like Nithiin, Ram, and Bellamkonda Sreenivas. In fact, the director had even officially announced his film with Sreenivas. However, that film isn’t happening anymore. According to a source, Ajay is all set to direct Naga Chaitanya in his next film. “Ajay recently narrated a story to Chay, which the actor apparently liked it,” said the source.

  • Watch Modi biopic and then decide, SC tells EC

    Watch Modi biopic and then decide, SC tells EC
    Published Date : 15-Apr-2019 1:25:53 IST

    The Supreme Court on Monday asked Election Commission to watch Vivek Oberoi starrer ‘PM Narendra Modi’ and take a call on whether it should be banned. The apex court was hearing a plea challenging the Election Commission’s ban on the release of the film till the General elections. It has asked the commission to give its view by April 22.

  • Recognised ‘khaki underwear’ in 17 days: Azam Khan targets Jaya Prada

    Recognised ‘khaki underwear’ in 17 days: Azam Khan targets Jaya Prada
    Published Date : 15-Apr-2019 1:22:12 IST

    Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday during a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur targeted BJP’s Jaya Prada by saying, “You took 17 years to recognise them but in 17 days…I recognised the underwear is khaki.” A former SP leader, Jaya Prada joined BJP on March 26. She has been an MP from Rampur for 10 years.

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking base salary of $1 for 3 years

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking base salary of $1 for 3 years
    Published Date : 13-Apr-2019 8:52:05 IST

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is taking a base salary of $1 for the past three years, however, his “other” compensation was $22.6 million (over ₹156 crore) in 2018, more than double of 2017’s amount. Of this $22.6 million, nearly $20 million was spent on security for Zuckerberg and his family. Zuckerberg received $2.6 million for personal use of private jets.

  • Not approaching politics as star: Urmila

    Not approaching politics as star: Urmila
    Published Date : 12-Apr-2019 2:21:08 IST

    While speaking about contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar said, “I’m not approaching this…as a star with my star image.” “I want to generate confidence in [people]…as their representative more than just another star coming in…and asking for votes,” she added. Urmila will be contesting polls as a Congress candidate from Mumbai North constituency.

  • I can’t even watch the stuff: Salman on kissing & nudity in films

    I can’t even watch the stuff: Salman on kissing & nudity in films
    Published Date : 12-Apr-2019 2:19:56 IST

    Stating that he is not for kissing and nudity in films, Salman Khan said, “The kind of films that are being made are shocking. I can’t even watch the stuff.” The audience feels awkward when they watch a kissing scene, he added. Salman further said the only A-rated films that he would sign would be high on action.

  • EC bans PM Modi biopic till elections a day before its release

    EC bans PM Modi biopic till elections a day before its release
    Published Date : 10-Apr-2019 4:35:17 IST

    The Election Commission has banned the release of PM Modi’s biopic starring Vivek Oberoi till the Lok Sabha elections, a day before its release. It ordered that any biopic material, which has the potential to disturb the level playing field during the elections, should not be displayed in electronic media including cinematograph during the operation of Model Code of Conduct.