• Samantha Akkineni turns down Bollywood role

    Samantha Akkineni turns down Bollywood role
    Published Date : 10-Dec-2019 1:18:56 IST

    The 2018 suspense thriller U Turn is all set to get a Hindi avatar. The film now has been lapped up for a Hindi remake. Says a source, “For some strange reason, Samantha is not keen to extend her popularity into the Hindi belt.” Interestingly, Sam was earlier too approached to star in a few Hindi projects, but she set the record straight by saying she’s happy working in the South and has no plans of moving to the North. So now Tapsee is the next choice to take Samantha’s place in the Bollywood remake of U Turn.

  • US reporter shares video after man slaps her on the butt on live TV

    US reporter shares video after man slaps her on the butt on live TV
    Published Date : 09-Dec-2019 3:16:35 IST

    A US reporter shared a video of a man slapping her on the butt on live TV. “To the man who smacked my butt: You violated, objectified, and embarrassed me. No woman should ever have to put up with this at work or anywhere!! Do better,” she tweeted. The man has now been identified.

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  • ‘I like sex’ line in ‘Pati…’ wasn’t awkward, my character a modern girl

    ‘I like sex’ line in ‘Pati…’ wasn’t awkward, my character a modern girl
    Published Date : 09-Dec-2019 3:12:50 IST

    Actress Bhumi Pednekar, on being asked if she felt awkward saying the dialogue ‘I like sex’ in ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’, said, “No, it wasn’t awkward.” She added, “My character [in the film] is of a [modern] girl, isn’t it?” Earlier, speaking about the dialogue being called “adult humour”, the film’s director Mudassar Aziz questioned, “Why can’t women enjoy sex?”

  • I was shy, was bullied as a child in school: Actress

    I was shy, was bullied as a child in school: Actress
    Published Date : 09-Dec-2019 1:11:26 IST

    Actress Sobhita Dhulipala, known for her roles in series like ‘Made in Heaven’ and ‘Bard of Blood’, has revealed that she was bullied as a child in school, adding, “I was gawky and shy.” “I was…frontbencher and…not conventionally pretty,” she added. Sobhita further said she didn’t plan to be a model, adding, “[It] was just me experimenting and discovering things.”

  • There are no permanent foes in politics

    There are no permanent foes in politics
    Published Date : 09-Dec-2019 9:16:17 IST

    In a rare occurance, Malkajigiri MP Revanth Reddy and nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson shared the dais at a private Christmas party on Sunday. What makes the incident noteworthy is that four years ago, Elvis, a TRS nominated MLA had alleged that Revanth had offered him money to vote in favour of the TDP candidate in MLC elections in 2015. It was the first time both were sharing a dais after the incident. While fireworks were expected, the duo proved that there are no permanent friends or foes in politics

  • For the love of onions

    For the love of onions
    Published Date : 09-Dec-2019 9:15:17 IST

    The rising price of onions has brought grief to city’s Haleem and biryani eaters, who cannot relish Hyderabadi dishes without onions. A rather ‘pricey’ display of love for the vegetable was seen at a restaurant in Sainikpuri, where a customer was seen arguing with restaurant authorities demanding fried onions with his food. Agitated over the management’s refusal, the man raised the stakes. The persistant customer offered to pay `300 for a bowl of fried onions and the management finally obliged. While the customer was happy to get his hands on the fried onions, the hotel staff smugly pocketed the extra bucks.

  • Daughter cuts father’s body into pieces for sexually assaulting her

    Daughter cuts father’s body into pieces for sexually assaulting her
    Published Date : 07-Dec-2019 11:00:34 IST

    A 19-year-old girl and her 16-year-old boyfriend have been arrested for murdering the girl’s father in Mumbai. They cut the man’s body into pieces and dumped the body in three suitcases in a river. The girl confessed to killing him, saying that he used to sexually assault her. The man had adopted the girl and was living alone with her.

  • I am not someone who hits in air to entertain crowd: Virat Kohli

    I am not someone who hits in air to entertain crowd: Virat Kohli
    Published Date : 07-Dec-2019 10:59:38 IST

    Following his knock of 94* against West Indies in first T20I, India captain Virat Kohli said he’s not someone who comes to the stadium wanting to entertain people by hitting the ball in the air. “I want to get the job done…But the aim isn’t to play slam-bang cricket…I think my role this team is to bat long,” he added.

  • If you are going to impeach me, do it fast: Trump tells Democrats

    If you are going to impeach me, do it fast: Trump tells Democrats
    Published Date : 05-Dec-2019 11:42:39 IST

    US President Donald Trump on Thursday told the Democrats, “If you are going to impeach me, do it now, fast, so we can have a fair trial in the Senate.” “They have no Impeachment case and are demeaning our Country. But nothing matters to them, they have gone crazy,” he added. House Democrats will draft articles of impeachment against Trump.

  • Janhvi Kapoor: I like men’s perfume a lot

    Janhvi Kapoor: I like men’s perfume a lot
    Published Date : 05-Dec-2019 11:40:10 IST

    Actress Janhvi Kapoor says she likes mens perfume a lot. She added that she often wears a mix of mens and womens perfumes when she goes out at night. “I actually really liked Papa’s (Boney Kapoor) perfume, so as a kid I would enter his wardrobe and put on his perfume. I like men’s perfume a lot, actually. At night, I like to mix men’s perfume with women’s perfume to make a mix of little tangy and little formal,” said the actress, who was announced as the global brand ambassador of United Colors of Benetton Fragrance.

  • Onion prices in Hyderabad reach ₹150 per kilogram

    Onion prices in Hyderabad reach ₹150 per kilogram
    Published Date : 05-Dec-2019 9:23:18 IST

    The price of onion in Hyderabad has touched ₹150 per kilogram with some city residents demanding that the government offers subsidised rates to help people afford the vegetable. According to an onion trader, even damaged onions are being sold at ₹60 per kilogram. International trading company MMTC has placed an import order of 4,000 tonnes of onions from Turkey.

  • Adult Star claims Censor Board members demanded bribe to pass film

    Adult Star claims Censor Board members demanded bribe to pass film
    Published Date : 05-Dec-2019 9:21:52 IST

    Malayalam adult film actress Shakeela has claimed that two Censor Board members asked her for bribe to pass her upcoming production venture ‘Ladies Not Allowed’, an adult comedy. “Our film has been [rejected] by…Censor Board not once but twice so far,” she said. Shakeela added, “Before starting the movie, we made it clear that we’re making an adult comedy.”

  • Bankrupt Katie Price sells e230K diamond rings

    Bankrupt Katie Price sells e230K diamond rings
    Published Date : 04-Dec-2019 11:38:58 IST

    Katie Price, declared bankrupt by a London court a few days ago, is said to have been forced to sell her 230,000-pound (Rs 2.15 crore) diamond engagement rings ex-husband Peter Andre gave her, a media report said. A mother of five, Katie was given three engagement rings by singer Peter, with whom she has two kids — Junior and Princess. Katie was declared bankrupt in November after she failed to pay off thousands of pounds in debt despite warnings from her creditors.

  • Vijay Deverakonda’s Fighter to be a pan-Indian film?

    Vijay Deverakonda’s Fighter to be a pan-Indian film?
    Published Date : 04-Dec-2019 12:41:37 IST

    Vijay Deverakonda and Puri Jagannadh’s next project Fighter is already making news even before it begins shoot. Buzz is that the film is going to be a pan-Indian film and will be made in multiple languages. Reports also state that director Puri Jagannadh has finished writing the script and is waiting for Vijay Deverakonda to join shoot. The pre-production is also apparently on full-swing with the director satisfied with the output of the script. Producer Charmme is reportedly planning the release in all major languages.

  • Rape-accused Nithyananda buys island, forms own ‘nation’ with flag, passport

    Rape-accused Nithyananda buys island, forms own ‘nation’ with flag, passport
    Published Date : 03-Dec-2019 11:30:22 IST

    Rape-accused self-styled godman Nithyananda has started his own nation after purchasing private island from Ecuador. He has named the island as ‘Kailaasa’ and has designed the flag, passport and emblem for the island nation. This ‘country’ also claims to eventually have a ‘Dharmic Economy’, and a Hindu Investment and Reserve Bank, where cryptocurrency will be accepted.