• Boney Kapoor says he lost 14 kg to woo Sridevi

    Boney Kapoor says he lost 14 kg to woo Sridevi
    Published Date : 14-Aug-2019 9:34:30IST

    When Boney Kapoor was asked about his love story, he shared a few secrets that were unknown until now. While remembering his late wife Sridevi, he said, “When I was courting her, I had lost 14 kgs. But after marriage, when Sri was pregnant and she used to have lots of milkshakes and ice creams. She had a sweet tooth and I was also fond of faludas and ice creams. We used to go to all our favourite places and gorge on good food.”

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  • There were days when I’d go to sleep in tears: Vidya on rejections

    There were days when I’d go to sleep in tears: Vidya on rejections
    Published Date : 12-Aug-2019 8:57:32IST

    Vidya Balan has revealed she faced constant rejections for three years in the South Indian film industry during her initial days as an actress. “There were days when I’d go to sleep in tears,” she added. “Coming from a non-filmi family, I had no idea how to go about becoming an actress, yet I wanted to be one,” said Vidya.

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  • Hero’s salary is equal to entire budget of female-driven film: Taapsee

    Hero’s salary is equal to entire budget of female-driven film: Taapsee
    Published Date : 12-Aug-2019 8:54:12IST

    Taapsee Pannu, while speaking about pay disparity in Bollywood, said, “A hero’s salary is equal to an entire budget of a female-driven film.” “Even then I am told to take a pay cut. Cost-cutting karenge kyunki yeh female-centric film hai, mainstream nahin. These things hurt a bit,” she added. Her upcoming film ‘Mission Mangal’ stars five actresses in lead roles.

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  • Sunny Leone continues as Most Googled Celeb in India

    Sunny Leone continues as Most Googled Celeb in India
    Published Date : 12-Aug-2019 7:03:56IST

    It’s August 2019 and actress Sunny Leone is still at the top of the list of Most Googled Celebrities in India, surpassing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and superstars Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. According to Google Trends’ analytics, most searches related to Sunny are with respect to her videos, besides her biopic series “Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story Of Sunny Leone”.

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  • Shraddha charged Rs 7 cr for Prabhas’s Saaho?

    Shraddha charged Rs 7 cr for Prabhas’s Saaho?
    Published Date : 12-Aug-2019 3:36:39IST

    Prabhas’s Saaho is making all the right noises as it is gearing up for release on August 30. The film which is made on a budget of Rs 350 crore has Shraddha Kapoor in the female lead role. It is said that Shraddha has received Rs 7 crore for the film, which is releasing in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. The actress usually charges Rs 2 crore for her Bollywood films but for Saaho she seems to have increased the fee.

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  • Director quits Twitter, cites threats to daughter and parents

    Director quits Twitter, cites threats to daughter and parents
    Published Date : 11-Aug-2019 12:20:30IST

    Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has quit micro-blogging site Twitter, citing threats to his daughter and parents. “When I won’t be allowed to speak my mind without fear then I would rather not speak at all,” he wrote while announcing his decision to quit Twitter. Kashyap had recently said that the manner in which Article 370 was revoked was not “correct”.

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  • Didn’t have money, went through heartbreak: Parineeti on depression

    Didn’t have money, went through heartbreak: Parineeti on depression
    Published Date : 08-Aug-2019 12:07:15IST

    Opening up about suffering from depression in 2015, Parineeti Chopra said, “Two of my films…didn’t work. That was my first setback. Suddenly I didn’t have money.” “Then I went through a big heartbreak in my life…I stopped eating, sleeping well,” she added. “I’d cry…10 times a day…I had chest pain that wouldn’t go out of my body,” said Parineeti.

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  • Won’t work with someone accused of sexual harassment: Deepika

    Won’t work with someone accused of sexual harassment: Deepika
    Published Date : 07-Aug-2019 12:28:49IST

    Actress Deepika Padukone in an interview with Vogue India said that she would not work with someone who has been accused of sexual harassment. This comes weeks after she was spotted outside Luv Ranjan’s house who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman. Reportedly, Deepika and Ranbir Kapoor are in talks with Luv for his next film.

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  • Smoking is very normal: Rakul Preet Singh

    Smoking is very normal: Rakul Preet Singh
    Published Date : 07-Aug-2019 8:34:59IST

    Rakul, who will soon be seen opposite Nagarjuna in Manmadhudu 2, turns a bit serious when asked about her ‘bold act’ of smoking in the film. Quickly refuting it, the actress says, “What is bold in that? Smoking a cigarette is a very normal thing.” Further, she explains that the character of Avanthika had to be depicted that way. “It’s shown only in one or two scenes and the audience will not even register it. Ironically, when a hero smokes on screen, it is not a problem, but when the lead actress does the same, there is a problem,” states the actress.

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  • Harish Shankar picks up stake in Valmiki

    Harish Shankar picks up stake in Valmiki
    Published Date : 06-Aug-2019 3:26:19IST

    Harish Shankar’s forthcoming film, Valmiki, has been in the news for all the right reasons. The Varun Tej-starrer, which is a remake of Tamil film Jigarthanda, is almost done with the filming. Confident that the film will be a box-office winner, the director has now decided to take a stake in the film’s revenues. Interestingly, this is not the first time Harish is investing in a film. He earlier took up the theatrical rights for Vizag area for Gabbar Singh, and just as he had predicted, the film went on to become a blockbuster.

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  • Article 370 scrapping big step towards terrorism free nation: Kangana

    Article 370 scrapping big step towards terrorism free nation: Kangana
    Published Date : 05-Aug-2019 4:38:35IST

    Kangana Ranaut, while praising the Centre’s decision to scrap Article 370 in J&K, said, “It is a historic step towards a terrorism free nation.” Author Chetan Bhagat tweeted, “Kashmir is finally free. Free to grow, free to make a future. #Article370 goes.” While filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, “Very brave move”, actor Paresh Rawal praised PM Narendra Modi for the decision.

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  • I get lot of roles of molested woman or rape victim: Taapsee

    I get lot of roles of molested woman or rape victim: Taapsee
    Published Date : 03-Aug-2019 4:10:20IST

    ‘Pink’ actress Taapsee Pannu said in an interview that she is offered stories of a molested woman or rape victim. Adding that she doesn’t want to repeat herself, Taapsee revealed, “You can’t keep doing the same thing.” Commenting on her initial Bollywood struggle, she said that she would go out to ask for what she really wanted to do.

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  • Sachin to do a cameo in the biopic of Muralitharan?

    Sachin to do a cameo in the biopic of Muralitharan?
    Published Date : 01-Aug-2019 3:16:46IST

    Vijay Sethupathi will start shooting for the biopic of legendary Srilankan spin-bowler Muttiah Muralitharan in 2020. Produced by DAR Studios, which is making its foray into Tamil cinema, the film is set to be directed by Sripathy Rangasamy. Muttiah Muralitharan himself will work alongside Vijay Sethupathi to shape the film, and now, it is rumoured that cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar might play a cameo in the film.

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  • Saaho Game poster copied from Ready Player One?

    Saaho Game poster copied from Ready Player One?
    Published Date : 01-Aug-2019 3:12:12IST

    Recently, the makers of Saaho revealed the poster of Saaho The Game. For over 24 hours #SaahoTheGame hashtag has been trending on Twitter. However, plagiarism row has now hit the team of Saaho as the poster of the game resembles a famous Hollywood movie. When the makers release the game’s poster, many pointed out that it was a rip-off of Hollywood film, Ready Player One’s poster.

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  • Man gets calls asking for Sunny Leone

    Man gets calls asking for Sunny Leone
    Published Date : 30-Jul-2019 11:47:47IST

    A Delhi man named Puneet Agarwal said he’s receiving 100-150 calls daily since last Friday from men seeking to speak with actress Sunny Leone after his phone number appeared in ‘Arjun Patiala’. In the film, Leone gives her number to actor Diljit Dosanjh, which belongs to Agarwal. Agarwal has filed a police complaint and plans to sue the film’s makers.

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