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Ficci to push India, China co-productions at Shanghai film fest
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Industry chamber Ficci will organise a seminar on Indo-Chinese co-productions and a panel discussion on India-China film and cultural exchange on the sidelines of the ongoing Shanghai International Film Festival in Shanghai on Tuesday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Anupam Kher helps people fight depression
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher says depression is still considered to be a taboo, and he hopes to bring a change by doing his bit.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
In world of superheroes, nice to focus on real heroes: John Krasinski
London, June 18 (IANS) Actor John Krasinski, who essays a character who transforms from his desk-jockey job into a badass CIA field agent in "Jack Ryan", says it's great to focus on real heroes at a time when superheroes enjoy a certain popularity.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Aakriti Sharma meets her biggest fan
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Child actress Aakriti Sharma, who is getting positive response for TV show "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala", was pleasantly surprised to see her fan -- a three-year-old girl child -- fly to Mumbai from Faridabad just to meet her.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Release of Amish Tripathi's book postponed
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Author Amish Tripathi has "postponed" the launch of his upcoming book "Suheldev & the Battle of Bahraich", which was accepting pre-orders and was scheduled to release on July 16.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
Mallika Dua slams trolls with music video
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Comedienne Mallika Dua says she used to get upset with all the trolls, but now prefers to ignore them.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ranbir an inspiration for the coming generation: Paresh Rawal
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) While Ranbir Kapoor has been vocal about how inspiring it has been to work with Paresh Rawal in "Sanju", the veteran actor believes the young star is an inspiration for the new generation.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sheen hits back at ex over non-disclosure agreement
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has blasted a former girlfriend who accused him of forcing her to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) after telling her he was HIV-positive, insisting she was desperate to hang out with him.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sriram Raghavan to direct biopic on 2nd Lt. Arun Khetarpal, PVC
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Director Sriram Raghavan and producer Dinesh Vijan have teamed up once again after "Badlapur" for the biopic of on Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal, who was posthumously awarded a Param Vir Chakra (PVC) the nation's highest honour for gallantry during the 1971 war with Pakistan..
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kangana Ranaut becomes face of Vogue Wedding Show 2018
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut has been roped in as the face of the forthcoming sixth edition of The Vogue Wedding Show (VWS).
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Ocean Rimmed World': The Ocean giveth, but the ocean also taketh away (Book Review)
Book: Ocean Rimmed World; Author R.N. Joe D'Cruz; Publisher: Oxford University Press; Pages: 563; Price: 575
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Being good doesn't depend on religion, colour: Akon
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Popular American singer-rapper Akon says being a good person does not depend on the religion, colour and race but on how you treat others.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Brad Pitt spends Father's Day in London with kids
London, June 17 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt spent Father's Day here with his children amid an ongoing custody dispute.
2018-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Incredibles 2': US theatres to issue strobe light warning
Los Angeles, June 17 (IANS) Moviegoers seeing "Incredibles 2" in the US will now be warned about the flashing lights used in the film and their potentially triggering effect.
2018-06-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Health/Medicine
Never say never: Kim Kardashian on running for public office
Los Angeles, June 17 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is game to run for public office in the US if the time and opportunity comes but it's not on her mind at the moment.
2018-06-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
I'm not pregnant, says Shilpa Shetty
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) As a photograph of Shilpa Shetty Kundra walking out of a clinic went viral with curious minds trying to guess if she was pregnant, the actress-entrepreneur-fitness enthusiast has clarified that she is not expecting and that it was only a usual health checkup.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian cinema scripts a success story in China (Cinema Feature)
New Delhi/Beijing, June 17 (IANS) Indian stories, riding high on star power and universal themes, and splashed with hues of myriad emotions, are finding their way into China, winning hearts and the box office game too.
2018-06-17
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood,National
There's more value for performance today: Rasika Dugal
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Theatre, television, web series and films -- Rasika Dugal is doing it all. The actress, who plays a pivotal role in the much-awaited "Manto", says avenues for nuanced performers have opened up in showbiz as the industry's landscape has changed.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big B obliges selfie seekers in Glasgow (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is in Glasgow to shoot "Badla", says he was pleasantly surprised to see the number of Indian migrants there, among whom were some selfie seekers too.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Focus shifting from actor's responsibility to great team work: Vicky Kaushal
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal, who will be seen in "Sanju", says he does not take much pressure before the release of his films because he believes that each project has its own destiny and that a lot depends on team work.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Laughter: A diagnosis, and some personal prescriptions (Column: Bookends)
Laughter is our audible reaction, usually involuntary, to something that amuses us -- yet, it is a complex emotional expression that can also serve as a gesture of bravado, contempt or even desperation or a sign of mental imbalance. Consequently, it has been viewed variously down the ages and, likewise, so used in literature.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,National,Opinion/Commentary,IANS Life
I know artistes who attempted suicide in industry: Rebecca
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Singer Rebecca Ferguson is urging music industry bosses to be answerable to a regulatory body as she knows two young artistes who have attempted suicide.
2018-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Getting directed by J.P Dutta an honour: Deepika Kakar
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) TV actress Deepika Kakar, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut with the war based film "Paltan", says getting directed by veteran filmmaker J.P. Dutta was an honour.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tom Hanks takes over during mid-show medical emergency
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Tom Hanks has showed why he is one of the world's best actors as he leaped into action when a theatregoer had a medical emergency during his performance of Shakespeare's "Henry IV".
2018-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Allison in talks to join Hugh Jackman in 'Bad Education'
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Actress Allison Janney will join Hollywood star Hugh Jackman in the independent movie "Bad Education".
2018-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bella Hadid restricts her access to social media
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Model Bella Hadid restricts her access to social media every morning so that it does not "throw" out her day.
2018-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jennie Garth responds to husband's divorce filing
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Actress Jennie Garth has filed a response to her estranged husband Dave Abrams divorce filing.
2018-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indians paying more attention to skin: French skincare founder
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Olivier Couraud, the creator and founder of french skincare brand Olivier Claire, has said Indians are paying more and more attention to their skin.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
I didn't sexually assault Chloe: Chris Hardwick
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Actor and stand-up comedian Chris Hardwick has broken his silence on sexual assault allegations by his former girlfriend Chloe Dykstra, saying she accused him of conduct "that did not occur".
2018-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Important to keep cities clean, beautiful: Dia Mirza
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza, who was associated with an initiative that highlights Indian culture and diversity through graffiti art, says it is important to keep the cities clean and beautiful.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Human Interest/Society
Akshay chooses excellent stories to tell: Rana Daggubati (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati has praised actor Akshay Kumar for choosing "excellent stories to tell".
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dance is a comfort zone, filmmaking a challenge: Remo D'Souza (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Choreographer-film director Remo D'Souza, whose latest directorial is "Race 3" -- an action-packed thriller starring Salman Khan -- says making movies of different genres has helped him grow as a creative individual and explore storytelling beyond dance.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Seeing Angad in 'Soorma' is amazing: Neha Dhupia
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia, who got married to actor Angad Bedi last month, says it was amazing to see her husband working in "Soorma" with co-stars like Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Beauty is a different kind of burden: Masaba Gupta
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Popular designer Masaba Gupta says she has come to realise that beauty is a different kind of burden, which keeps changing with age.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Girl power rules box office in Mumbai and Hollywood (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
Watching the eight stunning actresses of "Ocean's 8" whooping it up at the extensive promotional events for the much-hyped film, I felt deep pride and a sense of déjà vu.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Celebrities wish peace, prosperity on Eid
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Sanjay Dutt have wished for peace, prosperity and love on the festive occasion of Eid on Saturday.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Religion
Shekhar Kapur appreciating 'Zero' teaser is biggest compliment: SRK
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur appreciating the teaser of his upcoming film "Zero" is the biggest compliment.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amitabh starts shooting for 'Badla' in Glasgow
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has started shooting for Sujoy Ghosh's next "Badla" in Glasgow.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gritty tale set in Mumbai's famous dance bars (Book Review)
Title: Without Prejudice: Epic Tale of a Mumbai Bar Dancer; Author: Devasis; Publisher: Niyogi Books; Pages: 313; Price: Rs 450
2018-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
'Race 3': A Glamorous Disgrace (Film Review)
Film: "Race 3"; Starring Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Saqib Saleem, Daisy Shah; Director: Remo D'Souza; Rating: ** (two stars)
2018-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mahua goes mainstream: Goa's alcohol man taps into flower power
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) If everything Midas touched turned to gold, in the case of the 60-something Desmond Nazareth, everything he touches, including, agave, sugarcane and now mahua, seems to transform into distilled alcohol.
2018-06-15
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
Of films, depression, marriage and pregnancy: Ileana D'Cruz opens up
Savusavu (Fiji), June 15 (IANS) She was all of 18 when her acting career took off, landing her in the cobweb of celebrityhood.
2018-06-15
Category: International, Fiji,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Vishal Mishra releases piano version of 'Selfish'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Composer-singer Vishal Mishra has made a piano version of the popular song "Selfish" from "Race 3".
2018-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
May 'Race 3' be blessed with historical success: Sunny to Bobby (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Sunny Deol has wished his younger brother Bobby for his latest release "Race 3" and hopes the film is a historical success like "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha" was for him.
2018-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Midnight Cowboy' actress Georgann Johnson dead at 91
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) "Midnight Cowboy" actress Georgann Johnson is no more. She was 91.
2018-06-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Captain Marvel' to be scored by female composer
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) Music composer Pinar Toprak is on board to work on superhero movie "Captain Marvel", scheduled to release in March 2019.
2018-06-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nicole Kidman to create content for Amazon
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman and her production company Blossom Films have signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios.
2018-06-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Beauty rituals to follow during monsoon
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) During monsoon, do not stop taking care of your skin thinking that the blazing sun would not harm your skin anymore. Use a soap-free cleanser, exfoliate regularly and do not skip the toner, say experts.
2018-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Yashpal wants to contribute Haryanvi story to cinema
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actor Yashpal Sharma of "Lagaan" and "Gangaajal" fame says he signed the film "Chauhan", inspired by Karnal-based social activist S.P. Chauhan, because he wants to contribute a Haryanvi story to Indian cinema.
2018-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kesha accuses Dr. Luke of raping Katy Perry
New York, June 14 (IANS) Singer Kesha, in a text message to fellow singer Lady Gaga, has accused former collaborator Dr. Luke of raping singer Katy Perry, according to court documents filed here. Dr. Luke's representative has denied the allegation.
2018-06-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident

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