• ‘Jagga Jasoos failure broke my heart and bank account’
    Published Date : 21-Jun-2018 11:14:19IST

    Speaking about the box-office performance of his 2017 film ‘Jagga Jasoos’, Ranbir Kapoor said, “The film’s failure broke my heart and my bank [account]. “We had too much on our plate. Firstly, it was a detective film, the character stammers, it’s a musical…there’s a love story…so it was very hard,” he added. Ranbir was a co-producer of ‘Jagga Jasoos’.

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  • Sequels to 3 Idiots and PK on cards
    Published Date : 21-Jun-2018 12:32:04IST

    Rajkumar Hirani is extremely nervous as he awaits the release of Sanju, a biopic of Sanjay Dutt written and directed by him. “I do get the jitters. The unit knows that and they joke about it. I just hope the audience enjoys this film,” he says. The filmmaker, who has delivered some of the industry’s biggest hits in the past, including the Munna Bhai franchise, 3 Idiots, and PK, has some exciting plans for the future. Confirming rumours, Hirani says, “I want to make sequels to both 3 Idiots and PK.”

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  • Alia’s ‘Raazi’ mints over Rs 200 cr worldwide
    Published Date : 20-Jun-2018 5:40:16IST

    Alia Bhatt-starrer “Raazi” has minted over Rs 200 crore worldwide, announced filmmaker Karan Johar, who has co-produced the film. Karan shared the news on his Twitter account on Wednesday. “A proud film! Rs 207 crore gross worldwide,” Karan tweeted. Based on Harinder Sikka’s book “Calling Sehmat”, the story of “Raazi” revolves around a young Kashmiri girl who gets married to a Pakistani Army officer and becomes a spy to give inside information about the neighbouring country to protect her own.

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  • KJo Impressed With Kiara Advani
    Published Date : 20-Jun-2018 10:46:17IST

    Karan Johar is mighty impressed with Kiara Advani, the leading lady of his current online short film. Advani seems to have garnered more attention than the other heroines – Manisha Koirala, Bhumi Pednekar and Radhika Apte. Not only have the reviews been kind to her, her picture is splashed whenever the shorts series is being discussed. Johar has signed her on for a song in his upcoming film, starring Alia Bhatt. And we hear he has also promised her plum roles in his next films.

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  • Suhasini to play Sabitha Indra Reddy
    Published Date : 20-Jun-2018 7:19:29IST

    Suhasini is going to play Sabitha Indra Reddy in Yatra, a biopic on the late YSR directed by Mahi. YSR, who started his 1500-kilometere long walk from Chevella, had admitted several times that Sabitha was like his own sister and even began his walk only after she tied a rakhi to him. After he came to power, he made Sabitha the Home Minister. Director Mahi feels that Suhasini is the right person for the role. “It’s an important role in the film,” says a source.

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  • Ranbir’s basic sweatshirt will cost Rs 43k
    Published Date : 19-Jun-2018 11:20:22IST

    The charmer has been busy promoting his upcoming film, Sanju that will hit theatres on June 29. Spotted the Ranbir in a basic black sweatshirt and black distressed denim. We began looking around for the same sweat shirt and finally found it online, but the rates blew our minds. The simple black cotton blend logo sweatshirt will cost you all of $614 which roughly comes up to Rs 43,000.

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  • ‘Dhadak’ saved me: Janhvi on Sridevi’s sudden death
    Published Date : 19-Jun-2018 11:10:09IST

    Talking about her mother Sridevi’s sudden death, Janhvi Kapoor said her upcoming film ‘Dhadak’ saved her in many ways. “If it wasn’t for coming back to the sets of ‘Dhadak’ or being able to act…it would have been much tougher than what it’s now,” added Janhvi. She further said her work and family gave her the strength to go on.

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  • Kangana’s on a shopping spree in the UK
    Published Date : 19-Jun-2018 12:16:16IST

    Kangana Ranaut, who is currently in the UK to shoot for her upcoming film ‘Mental Hai Kya’, seems to have taken a short break from her schedule to go shopping. A picture of the actress roaming on the streets with a friend has surfaced online. The duo is seen all smiles with shopping bags in hand. Dressed in a chic plaid skirt and a matching jacket with a baby pink top, Kangana seems to be having the time of her life as she walks down the streets with the sun gently kissing her face and hair.

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  • Naga Chaitanya to play a cricketer
    Published Date : 19-Jun-2018 7:24:10IST

    Sports fever seems to be gripping Tollywood these days, with a slew of films being made against a sports backdrop! After Vijay Deverakonda and Nani’s film, the latest is that Naga Chaitanya will be playing a cricketer in his forthcoming film directed by Shiva Nirvana of Ninnu Kori fame. A source in the know says, “Chay loves cricket and relishes playing roles that are based on cricket. So when he eventually got one, that too with an interesting portrayal, he did not look back.”

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  • Sudheer Babu is ‘a director’s actor’
    Published Date : 19-Jun-2018 7:22:06IST

    Sudheer Babu announced that his next film, directed by debutant R.S. Naidu, is titled Nannu Dochukunduvate after the famous song of NTR and Jamuna from the film Ramudu Bheemudu. Sudheer, who started his own production house, is producing this film. “I am happy to direct Sudheer Babu in my debut film and am showing him in a different avatar. He is a director’s actor and works hard to come up with something new in all his films. This is a screenplay-based film and I am sure the audience will like it,” says director Naidu.

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  • Prabhas opens up on rumours of marriage with Anushka
    Published Date : 18-Jun-2018 5:17:42IST

    Ever since Prabhas’s uncle Krishnam Raju announced that the Telugu superstar will get married soon, fans have been waiting for the happy news. It was said that a wedding is on the cards for Prabhas this year. A daily quoted Prabhas as saying, “It’s my private matter and I don’t want to reveal anything.” He also added that he will inform his fans when he gets engaged. On the work front, Prabhas is currently busy with the film Saaho, which is being produced on a huge budget.

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  • Google Think Salman is the ‘Worst Bollywood Actor’?
    Published Date : 18-Jun-2018 4:55:52IST

    Actor Salman Khan’s name appears on Google when a search for ‘Worst Bollywood Actor’ is made. Users first noticed the same after the release of his latest film ‘Race 3’. “Has Google also watched Race 3?” a user commented on Twitter, while another wrote “Apparently you don’t have to type “worst bollywood actor” anymore. “Worst” and even “w” will work.”

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  • 2.0: Rs 100 crore added to inflated budget?
    Published Date : 18-Jun-2018 4:53:10IST

    Touted to be one of the most expensive Indian films to date, ‘2.0’, starring Rajinikanth, reportedly has a budget of Rs 400 cr. If latest reports are anything to go by, then the makers have added another Rs 100 cr to their already inflated budget to complete high-end post-production work. According to reports, director Shankar is trying his best to meet release date deadlines, but not by compromising on the post-production and VFX factors. The film which has long been in the making, will now reportedly release in January 2019.

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  • US immigration grilled me as I was a Telugu actress
    Published Date : 18-Jun-2018 4:48:57IST

    Actress Mehreen Pirzada said she was questioned for thirty minutes by US immigration officers after she revealed she was a Telugu actress when she was travelling to the US from Canada. The questioning was due to an investigation into the sex racket busted in the US recently, which was being run by an Indian-origin couple and involved some Telugu actresses.

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  • Salman Khan’s ‘Race 3’ earns ₹100 crore in 3 days
    Published Date : 18-Jun-2018 1:19:00IST

    Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez-starrer ‘Race 3’ crossed the ₹100 crore mark in just 3 days by earning ₹106.47 crore. It is Salman’s 13th film to collect ₹100 crore. The third instalment in the ‘Race’ series also became the highest opener of 2018 with earnings of ₹29.17 crore, beating the ₹25.10 crore opening day earnings of Tiger Shroff’s ‘Baaghi 2’.

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