• ₹163 crore cash, 100 kg gold found in raid on TN road contractor
    Published Date : 18-Jul-2018 10:08:53 IST

    In one of India’s biggest tax recoveries, officials have found around ₹163 crore cash and 100 kg gold during raids on Tamil Nadu-based road construction company SPK Group and its Managing Director Nagarajan Seyyadurai. The raids, conducted at several locations, found cash packed in travel bags and kept in cars, many of which were reportedly parked at Nagarajan’s friends’ places.

  • Rakul to play a milk vendor in NTR biopic?
    Published Date : 18-Jul-2018 10:06:34 IST

    If reports are anything to go by, actress Rakul is said to be the latest addition to the cast of the NTR biopic. If she gets on board, she will be playing the role of a milk vendor in the biopic. She will be sharing screen space with Balakrishna’s son Nandamuri Mokshagna. Mokshagna will portray the younger version of his grandfather NTR. It is said that the romantic portions between Rakul and Mokshagna will be among the highlights of the film.

  • Dwayne named highest-paid actor with ₹850 cr earnings
    Published Date : 18-Jul-2018 12:44:06 IST

    Dwayne Johnson, with earnings of $124 million (₹850 crore) in the past 12 months, has been named the highest-paid actor by Forbes. It is also the highest-ever total for acting earnings in the 20-year history of Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list. The actor earned nearly double the earnings total of $65 million he posted in 2017’s list.

  • Kohli loses an ODI series as captain for the first time ever
    Published Date : 18-Jul-2018 9:54:22 IST

    The 1-2 ODI series loss against England was Virat Kohli’s first-ever bilateral ODI series defeat as the captain of Indian cricket team. Prior to this, Kohli had led India to eight ODI series victories since 2013, against Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka (twice), South Africa, Australia, Windies, England and New Zealand. Kohli has led India to 39 victories in 52 ODI matches.

  • Model walks the ramp while breastfeeding
    Published Date : 18-Jul-2018 8:52:34 IST

    Model Mara Martin made a statement when she breastfed her five-month-old daughter while she was on the ramp for a fashion show. The magazine Sports Illustrated was championing motherhood and breastfeeding at its recent model casting competition. Martin was one of the 16 finalists in the Swim Search show. She walked the ramp in a gold bikini at the event held as a part of Miami Swim Week. Her appearance with her daughter drew cheers from the audience.

  • China’s most expensive movie becomes epic flop
    Published Date : 18-Jul-2018 8:49:56 IST

    With a $113-million budget, the most expensive Chinese film ever has become a flop and has been pulled from theatres on its opening weekend after bringing in only $7.3 million. Alibaba Pictures’ special effects-heavy fantasy film ‘Asura’ was to be the first in an epic trilogy. It cost 750 million yuan ($113.5 million) to make, state media said, and opened on Friday.

  • Sarrainodu becomes YouTube sensation!
    Published Date : 18-Jul-2018 7:11:55 IST

    Even though Allu Arjun hasn’t been enjoying success at the box-office in recent times, his films are having a great run online. His 2016 release Sarrainodu (dubbed in Hindi) has apparently became the first Indian movie on YouTube to cross 200 million views. Considering the fact that Allu Arjun hasn’t done any Hindi film yet, this is certainly a great achievement. It has also become the most-liked Indian movie at 669,000 likes.

  • Dimple to star opposite Nagarjuna in ‘Brahmāstra’
    Published Date : 17-Jul-2018 10:34:50 IST

    Dimple Kapadia will star opposite Nagarjuna Akkineni in Karan Johar’s ‘Brahmāstra’, as per reports. Dimple, who was last seen in ‘Welcome Back’ in 2015, will reportedly be seen on screen after four years. Nagarjuna, who joined Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in Bulgaria for the film’s shooting on Monday, posted his pictures with the co-stars on Twitter.

  • Akshay beats Salman to become India’s highest-paid celeb with ₹276 cr
    Published Date : 17-Jul-2018 3:34:00 IST

    With earnings of $40.5 million (₹276 crore), Akshay Kumar has beat Salman Khan to become the highest-paid celebrity in India. This was after he was ranked 76th among the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities list by Forbes, while Salman has been ranked 82nd with $37.7 million (₹257 crore) earnings. Akshay and Salman are the only Indian celebrities on the list.

  • Vidya opens up about playing NTR’s wife
    Published Date : 17-Jul-2018 12:58:14 IST

    Vidya Balan is all set to make her debut in Telugu with biopic of NTR. Now, opening about her preparation for the role, the actress has said, “People know Basavatarakam as NTR’s wife, but she was not really a public figure. People knew of her but they didn’t know her. That was interesting for me as an actor.” She added, “There has not been much material in the public domain about her. That’s basically the preparation I am doing…this will be my first Telugu film so it’s exciting.”

  • Deepika’s winsome birthday wish for Katrina
    Published Date : 17-Jul-2018 12:51:40 IST

    Deepika and Katrina have not particularly shared a friendly bond with each other. There have often been reports of cat-fights and the actresses taking digs at the other. However, the two reportedly buried the hatchet and exchanged pleasantries during a party hosted by SRK last year. And of late, Deepika’s thoughtful wish for Katrina on her birthday has proved the same. Kat has posted a pic of herself from her quiet birthday in England on her Instagram account. Deepika’s note read, “Happy Birthday! Wishing you good health and happiness always.”‘

  • Vijay Deverakonda to quit social media?
    Published Date : 17-Jul-2018 11:45:44 IST

    Vijay Deverakonda launched his ‘Rowdy’ app to interact with his fans as well as to showcase his clothes line ‘Rowdy Wear’, which he launched at the recent event. “The whole point of being on social media is to interact with all you fans, the people who like me for who I am. I can now do this through the Rowdy app, so I may not have any use for social media anymore,” Vijay said.

  • Sachin Tendulkar’s Way
    Published Date : 17-Jul-2018 10:08:32 IST

    IT has been a tradition at Lord’s, the mecca of cricket, to announce the imminent start of play by ringing the bell. The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the managers of Lord’s, often invite famous cricketers and administrators to do the honours. Tendulkar has been invited for the ceremony for the upcoming Test between India and England that starts August 9. Tendulkar, who had to turn down an invite from Wimbledon to be present at the Royal Box on Star Saturday, has accepted the MCC’s request.

  • Maybe I should just shut up: Janhvi
    Published Date : 16-Jul-2018 7:54:01 IST

    Talking about how her statements are taken out of context and reported in the media, Janhvi Kapoor said, “Maybe I should just shut up…I read the kind of stuff that’s being printed and it makes me cringe.” She added her statements are often paraphrased. She further said she doesn’t know what is going to be a statement for the media.