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Sanjay Khan has 'extraordinary stories' for TV
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Sanjay Khan, popular for acting in and producing the television series "The Sword of Tipu Sultan", says he is planning to make movies, but he also has some extraordinary stories that can be told on the small screen.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
I'm a newcomer for pan-India audiences: 'KGF' actor Yash
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Kannada film actor Yash, who will soon be seen in "KGF" - Kolar Gold Fields - that will release in five languages including Hindi, says he is quite excited to see how cine-goers across India accept him as a performer because he is a newcomer for a majority of the audiences.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,National,IANS Life
Farhan, Priyanka beat Delhi pollution with masks
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Actors Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra, who are in the capital to shoot for their upcoming film "The Sky is Pink", are battling the city's pollution levels with masks.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Ezra Miller pretends to be happy
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Ezra Miller says he is not as happy as he pretends to be.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shooting begins for 'Panga'
Bhopal, Nov 11 (IANS) The shooting for Ashwini Iyer Tiwari's upcoming film "Panga" commenced on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TV actor Rehaan Roy suffers injury on set
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) While filming an action sequence for Zee TV's show "Guddan...Tumse Na Ho Paega", actor Rehaan Roy got injured and suffered minor burns.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Emraan Hashmi celebrates National Education Day
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) On the occasion of National Education Day on Sunday, actor Emraan Hashmi stressed upon the need of education saying it was the country's backbone.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nick Jonas geared for 'bachelor party'
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) Ahead of his wedding with Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, American singer Nick Jonas is all geared up to celebrate his bachelor party.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Rituparno Ghosh led self-expression of Bengal's new gen via cinema'
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) After Satyajit Ray, it is acclaimed filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh who redefined the image of Bengali cinema and culture for the modern world -- and the young generation is now following in his footsteps, says writer-director Sangeeta Datta, who has made a docu-feature on the maestro.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Preserve and restore Bengali films on war footing: Big B
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday called for restoring old Bengali films on a war footing and urged the industry and the public to come together in building a movement on the issue.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Big B salutes those working behind the scenes to make movies happen
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Amid showbiz greats including Shah Rukh Khan and Iranian director Majid Majidi, Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday inaugurated the 24th Kolkata international Film Festival, delivering a stirring speech saluting those working behind the scenes.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh regale audience in Bengali at KIFF opener
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday regaled the audience with smatterings of Bangla at the gala opening of the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival here.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
Every story must have a message: Filmmaker Vinod Kapri
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Vinod Kapri, whose forthcoming movie "Pihu" centres on a two-year-old child left alone by her parents, believes all stories should leave their audience with a message.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mahershala Ali hurt by Mortensen's use of N-word
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Actor Mahershala Ali has accepted an apology from "Green Book" actor Viggo Mortensen for using the N-word on at a screening of their film, but he didn't find the usage of the word "appropriate" at all.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Huma 'over the moon' to be directed by Deepa Mehta
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi can't contain her excitement about being directed by acclaimed filmmaker Deepa Mehta for the "Leila" web series.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chip, Joanna Gaines returning to TV
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of home improvement show "Fixer Upper", are expanding their empire and making a return to television.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'True Blood' alum Anna Paquin joins 'The Affair' for final season
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Former "True Blood" actress Anna Paquin will have a role in the upcoming fifth season of Showtimes hit drama "The Affair".
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hollywood celebs flee homes to escape California wildfire
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Hollywood celebrities Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West, Rainn Wilson and Melissa Etheridge, among others, have had to flee their homes as wildfires rage on in California.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'96': An ode to love, pure, simple, untainted by sex (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
While I watched the new Vijay Sethupathi blockbuster "'96", I couldn't help thinking back to Anurag Kashyap's "Manmarziyaan" where Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee Pannu couldn't keep their hands off each other.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Submerge to launch music label
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Mumbai-based dance music booking agency, curator and artiste management company Submerge, which has clocked 15 years, is launching a music label.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
#MeToo movement has been hijacked by some self-interest: Vishal Krishna
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Tamil film star Vishal Krishna, General Secretary of the South Indian Artistes Association and President of Tamil Film Producers Council, is working relentlessly with his peers to knock down the walls that separate sexual harassment in the different film industries in India.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Digital platform would've magnified 'Hum Aapke...' reach, says Madhuri
Singapore, Nov 9 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene says if her 1992 film "Hum Aapke Hai Koun" released two decades later on the digital giant Netflix, it would have have been watched by even more people.
2018-11-09
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Digital platform is world of expanding possibility: Andy Serkis
Singapore, Nov 9 (IANS) With "Mowgli", a darker adaptation of the classic tale "The Jungle Book" releasing on Netflix, filmmaker and actor Andy Serkis finds streaming wonderful and says that the digital platform is a world of expanding possibilities.
2018-11-09
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Rana Daggubati launches first look of 'Next Enti'
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati on Friday launched the first official poster of actress Tamannaah starrer Telugu film "Next Enti".
2018-11-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Positive message biggest USP of 'The Dark Side...': Nikhil Ratnaparkhi
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Actor Nikhil Ratnaparkhi, who is gearing up for the release of "The Dark Side of Life: Mumbai City", says that positive message is the biggest USP of his forthcoming film.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Of Lord Vishnu's avatars, Krishna's wives and myth woven into fiction (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) This festive season, thumb through the tales of two of the most popular avatars of Lord Vishnu and their lineages; transport yourself to the fantasy land of Indra's son Jayanta in the second part of the Vedic Trilogy; flick through information about Lord Krishna's eight wives he married "solely on the basis of mutual love and respect", and finally, combine more history, mythology and legend, in the tale of a 25-year-old who realises he's Kalki -- the last avatar of Vishnu, sent to restore the balance between good and evil.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
J.K. Rowling always challenges us in new ways: Katherine Waterston
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (IANS) Actress Katherine Waterston loves entering the fantasy world created by J.K. Rowling through "Fantastic Beasts" franchise, and says the "Harry Potter" author manages to come up with new ways to challenge the artistes with every film.
2018-11-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
I have a different approach, says actress Nithya Menen on sexual harassment
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Popular south Indian actress Nithya Menen says she is against sexual harassment and that she has a different way of countering it. She chose not be a part of a grouping as she prefers to fight it "silently".
2018-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,National,IANS Life
Blum was ushered out from Israel film fest stage over security
Los Angeles, Nov 8 (IANS) Producer Jasom Blum was abruptly ushered out from the stage during the Israel Film Festival here after he was booed by the audience over anti-Trump comments. However, a festival official said the reason had to do with his security.
2018-11-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Mowgli..' to have theatrical release before Netflix debut
Singapore, Nov 8 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Andy Serkis' upcoming film "Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle" will get a theatrical release before streaming on Netflix online platform.
2018-11-08
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Acting is something I absolutely love: Cyrus Sahukar
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Cyrus Sahukar has featured in Bollywood movies like "Delhi-6" and "Aisha", and the host-actor wants to act more as he absolutely loves acting.
2018-11-08
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Immigration means everything to me: French Montana
Los Angeles, Nov 8 (IANS) Hip-hop artiste French Montana wants people across the world to embrace immigration and give due importance to healthcare.
2018-11-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sonali Bendre celebrates 'unconventional' Diwali in NY
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) Actress Sonali Bendre Behl, who is undergoing medical treatment here, had a small Diwali celebration here with husband Goldie Behl and son Ranveer.
2018-11-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Surveen Chawla announces her pregnancy
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Actress Surveen Chawla, who surprised everyone a few months ago by revealing that she has been married for two years, is now expecting her first child.
2018-11-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Priyanka Chopra has payjama party
Amsterdam, Nov 7 (IANS) Ahead of her wedding to American singer Nick Jonas, actress Priyanka Chopra celebrated with a payjama party with her girl gang including actress-cousin Parineeti Chopra, heiress Isha Ambani and "Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner.
2018-11-07
Category: International, Netherlands,Cinema/Showbiz
B-Town bats for eco-friendly Diwali
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) On the occasion of Diwali on Wednesday, members of the film fraternity wished their fans and followers a happy and eco-friendly Diwali and urged them to avoid bursting loud crackers.
2018-11-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Religion,Environment/Wildlife
My female representation endorsement of female victory, spirit: Artist Rekha Rodwittiya
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Artist Rekha Rodwittiya, whose art is "free, feisty, feminist and more" and yet is the "everyday woman", consciously placed the female figure at the centre of her work "as an endorsement of female victory".
2018-11-07
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Sinead O'Connor doesn't want to associate with white people
Los Angeles, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor, who has converted to Islam, has said in a "racist" Twitter rant that she has no interest in associating with white people anymore.
2018-11-07
Category: International, United States,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
It's a wrap for Ranveer, Sara's 'Simmba'
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Director Rohit Shetty has completed the shooting of his upcoming film "Simmba"-- a remake of the Telugu hit "Temper".
2018-11-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Disturbed's latest: A bland and forgettable hard rock melodrama (Music Review)
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) American metal band Disturbed's seventh studio album, "Evolution", is a disturbingly weak effort after a three-year wait since the more superior "Immortalized" of 2015.
2018-11-07
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Melissa McCarthy to be honoured at People's Choice Awards
Los Angeles, Nov 7 (IANS) "Ghostbusters" actress Melissa McCarthy will receive the first People's Icon award.
2018-11-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
'Breaking Bad' movie in works
Los Angeles, Nov 7 (IANS) A movie version of "Breaking Bad" is in the works courtesy Vince Gilligan, the creator of the series.
2018-11-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Red Birds: A tough black comedy with laborious wit (Book Review)
Book: Red Birds; Author: Mohammed Hanif; Publisher: Bloomsbury; Price: Rs 599; Pages: 304
2018-11-07
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Nucleya to set out on 6-city tour from Nov 10
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Electronic music producer Nucleya, known for his unique brand of desi dubstep, will set out on a Sunburn Arena Tota Myna Tour, which will be spread out across six cities from November 10.
2018-11-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bollywood, TV celebs attend Ekta Kapoor's Diwali party
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Bollywood and television celebrities attended a grand Diwali bash hosted by producer Ekta Kapoor at her residence here.
2018-11-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bollywood's Kapoor clan celebrates 40 years of Prithvi Theatre
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) As Mumbai's Mecca of performing arts Prithvi Theatre turned 40 years old, Bollywood's famed Kapoor clan organised a grand celebration to commemorate the day.
2018-11-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Sidharth Malhotra busy with 'Jabariya Jodi' on Diwali
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra loves Diwali festivities, but he will spend the festival this year working on his upcoming film "Jabariya Jodi" in Lucknow.
2018-11-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chef Ashwini Singh transforms Dilli 32 from Awadhi to pan-Indian (Foodie Trail-Delhi)
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) It once specialised in Awadhi cuisine. Now, only some of the more popular items remain on the menu as Chef Ashwani Kumar Singh, after extensive research across the country, has given a pan-Indian flavour to the Dilli 32 fine diner at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel.
2018-11-06
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
Keep warm this Diwali with merino wool
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Dressing for the festive season may seem like a daunting task especially with slight nip in the air but fear not as designers Ruchika Sachdeva, Rahul Mishra and Nachiket Barve have some suggestions for using merino wool to make you look little different without missing the fashion quotient .
2018-11-06
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Green Book' to release in India on Nov 23
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Comedy drama "Green Book" will hit the screens in India on November 23.
2018-11-06
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood

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