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Important for women to become financially independent: Twinkle Khanna
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna, who has been vocal about several social issues especially those related to gender equality, believes that the best way for a woman to empower herself is through financial independence.
2018-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
A 'Sholay' replay: Asrani reanimates classic act for theatre
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Fan or not, most cinelovers remember veteran actor-comedian Govardhan Asrani for his "Jailor" scene in the 1975 hit "Sholay". A reenactment of it in his play "Makhichoos" comes after almost 43 years, reminding us why the thespian is loved both on screen and stage.
2018-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
Paul Haggis files appeal in extortion suit against rape accuser
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis has filed an appeal against a judgment which dismissed his lawsuit against a woman who accused him of rape.
2018-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanka Chopra's Assamese film to release on October 26
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) Jahnu Barua directorial "Bhoga Khirikee", the first Assamese movie to be produced by Priyanka Chopra's banner, will release on October 26.
2018-09-19
Category: India, Assam,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Love for family connects Priyanka, Nick
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Love for family and faith was the connect that pulled Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas towards each other, says the American singer, who got engaged to the Indian actress in July.
2018-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
When Badshah left everything for Arjun Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Rapper Badshah, who was busy with his album "ONE" (Original Never Ends), says that he "dropped everything" to do a song for Arjun Kapoor's film.
2018-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Academy reveals Nicholl screenwriting fellowships winners
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) The Academy has awarded five screenwriters with the 2018 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting competition.
2018-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Love Sonia' inspires man to help trafficked girls monetarily
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) After watching "Love Sonia", a film that delves into the global problem of the flesh trade, a person from Mumbai donated Rs 8 lakh for helping trafficked girls.
2018-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Crazy Rich Asians' to release in India on September 21
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After much dilly-dallying and an announcement that "Crazy Rich Asians" will not release in India, the Jon M. Chu directorial has finally secured a release date in India.
2018-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Have learnt to put my foot down when needed: Remo after 'Race 3'
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Salman Khan-starrer "Race 3" minted money at the box office, but its commercial success failed to make Remo D'Souza's creative mind happy, leaving him scarred by the criticism and trolls against the movie.
2018-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Producing any film never easy: Siddharth Roy Kapur
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is backing an upcoming movie on the life of Indian astronaut Rakesh Sharma, says producing a film -- irrespective of its genre -- is never an easy task.
2018-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
A political theorist's act of resistance against his Partition ghost (Book Review)
Book: Looking for the Nation; Author: Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee; Publisher: Speaking Tiger; Pages: 202; Price: Rs 350
2018-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Weinstein accused of 11 more sexual assault
London, Sep 19 (IANS) British police are reportedly investigating 11 allegations of sexual assault against disgraced American movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who is already facing similar charges in the US.
2018-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Timbaland accuses former tenant of stealing his mail
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Record producer Timbaland has sued a man named William he used to rent his property out to for reportedly stealing his mail.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian women will relate to 'Cheater Mohan': Kanika Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Kanika Kapoor says modern-day Indian women will relate to her song "Cheater Mohan".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Salman inaugurates special children's centre in Jaipur on Tuesday
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood actor Salman Khan will officially inaugurate "Umang" -- a centre for special children -- in Jaipur on Tuesday, said an official on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Wear the Kashmir way of life, says new clothing line for Autumn Winter collection
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Unhindered beauty, simplicity and purity defines Kashmir and taking inspiration from the rich heritage, values, quality of patterns, fabrics and craftsmanship from the region, a premium fashion clothing brand launched its Kashmir collection marking the line as its entry into the Autumn Winter 2018.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
Priyanka Chopra kisses 'baby' Nick Jonas on birthday
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra shared an adorable photograph kissing her fiance Nick Jonas, whom she fondly calls "baby", on his 26th birthday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
When Rasika 'betrayed' Nawazuddin Siddiqui
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal says that her "Manto" co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui felt betrayed as she got paid for working in the forthcoming film.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Happy to go slow and steady: Sanya Malhotra
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra, who is gearing up for the release of her films, says she would rather go slow with quality projects than sign films to maintain visibility.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Eliza Dushku married Peter Palandjian in August
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) "True Lies" actress Eliza Dushku revealed that she tied the knot with Peter Palandjian in August.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kylie Minogue to perform at Glastonbury 2019
Somerset, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue, who was not able to perform at the Glastonbury Festival 14 years ago due to her battle with breast cancer, will perform in the Legends slot at next year's event in Somerset.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ronit Roy honoured to be part of 'Thugs Of Hindostan'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Ronit Roy will be seen featuring in the upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan". He says he is honoured to be a small part of the film.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ten development efforts that will take India's literacy to new heights (Educational Notes)
The 52nd International Literacy Day just gone by is the right opportunity to look at literacy beyond the ability to read and write but help us become more active citizens who are aware and more conscious of our rights and duties et al.
2018-09-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Education,IANS Life
'Thugs of Hindostan' to release worldwide on November 8
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan-starrer "Thugs Of Hindostan" is all set to hit the screens on November 8.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Salman proud to introduce Nutan's granddaughter on big screen
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan says that he is proud to introduce late actress Nutan's granddaughter and actor Mohnish Bahl's daughter Pranutan in Bollywood.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Richard Gere, wife to welcome their first child together
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Richard Gere and his wife Alejandra are expecting their first child together and received a special blessing on their upcoming arrival from Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bollywood celebs wish 'visionary' Modi on 68th b'day
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Rishi Kapoor wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi a long and healthy life on his 68th birthday on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Working towards releasing 'Manto' in Pakistan: Nandita Das
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das says she is working towards releasing "Manto" in Pakistan soon.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Film on Indian rural women awarded at Toronto festival
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) London-based documentary maker Sandhya Suri's directorial "The Field" has won the ICW best international short film award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
2018-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Kerala actor Captain Raju dead
Kochi, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran Kerala actor, Captain Raju, died on Monday at his residence here, said family sources. He was 68.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Kailash Kher calls Prasoon Joshi 'best human being'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer-composer Kailash Kher has praised Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief and lyricist Prasoon Joshi, calling him the "best human being".
2018-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
If I want advice, I'll ask John: Sikandar Kher
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Sikandar Kher says that whether it's about scripts or producing films or taking advice in general, he likes to approach actor-producer John Abraham.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Honoured to share platform with Ratan Tata to speak to PM: Big B
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that he is honoured to share a platform with industrialist Ratan Tata to speak with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Music is for whole being, not just for sighted: Visually-impaired musician Baluji Shrivastav
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Music is not just for the sighted, as it stems from the body's rhythm, visually-impaired multi-instrumentalist Baluji Shrivastav said at his performance "Antardrishti: Inner Vision" at the British Council here. The Indo-British musician was appointed the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) -- a Queen's honour -- for his services to music in 2016.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Amit Bimrot feels lucky to have four projects
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) "Raid" actor Amit Bimrot is excited about his upcoming four projects, including "Made In China".
2018-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hansal celebrates 'bittersweet experience' of 'Simran'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) As "Simran" clocked one year of its release, National Award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta celebrated the "bittersweet experience" of the movie's successes and failures.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'The X-Files' Peter Donat actor dead
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Peter Donat, who played agent Fox Mulders father in "The X-Files" and featured in two Francis Ford Coppola films, is dead. He was 90.
2018-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Bigg Boss 12' promises Goa 'feel' amidst Western Ghats' greenery
Lonavala, Sep 16 (IANS) People often make holiday plans and wish to spend quality time with their loved ones near beaches or mountains, but unfortunately most of the time all those plans get cancelled due to their 'busy life'. But, if someone get a chance to experience the vibes of both beaches and mountains in their homes, then he or she might feel less regret about unmet travel trips.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Sandeep Jauhar's 'Heart' is in the right place, has the right pace (Book Review)
Book: Heart - A history; Author: Sandeep Jauhar; Publisher: Viking Books; Pages: 269; Price: Rs. 599
2018-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Selena Gomez would love to sing for Bollywood film
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez is open to singing in a Bollywood film, and says it will be a beautiful experience.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Taylor Swift gets restraining order against stalker
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has been granted a restraining order from a stalker of two years.
2018-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jack Black's tryst with magic
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Jack Black had fun learning magic tricks from magician David Kwong for gothic fantasy-based thriller "The House with a Clock In Its Walls".
2018-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani are more than friends
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff, who is often linked with his rumoured girlfriend and actress Disha Patani, confessed that there is more than friendship between then.
2018-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Questions on Pistorius' legacy will remain even after the series: Director
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Oscar Pistorius was celebrated as a poster boy by many after he became the only double amputee to enter summer Olympics in London in 2012 and went on to win the 400m gold at Paralympics the same year at the same venue.
2018-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,Sports,IANS Life
Sounding like Indian rip-off, 'Crazy Rich Asians' is rudderless ode to hedonism (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
I've often wondered how the super-rich live, though I've never been curious enough to attend one of their parties. After seeing "Crazy Rich Asians", I am glad I am neither crazy nor rich, though proud to be an Asian.
2018-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Abhimanyu Dassani creates buzz at TIFF with 'Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota'
Toronto, Sep 15 (IANS) Abhimanyu Dassani, who has created a buzz for his debut movie "Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota", was the star at the films presentation at the "Midnight Madness" segment of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) here.
2018-09-15
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gorbachev documentary gets record crowds at TIFF
Toronto, Sep 15 (IANS) German director Werner Herzogs "Meeting Gorbachev" was one of the best documentaries being screened at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) here as a record number of crowds thronged its screenings.
2018-09-15
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Mac Miller was not depressed, says his trainer
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Harley Pasternak, personal trainer of Mac Miller, says that the late rapper was not a depressed person.
2018-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Nandita trying to get Manto's daughters to India for film premiere
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Acclaimed actress-filmmaker Nandita Das is trying to get late Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto's daughters, Nighat Patel, Nuzhat Arshad and Nusrat Jalal, to India for the premiere of her film 'Manto.'
2018-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz

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