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Tovino Thomas pens letter of gratitude to those who greeted him on b'day
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) 'Minnal Murali' star Tovino Thomas, who chose to go to a place where there was no WiFi network or phones to be able to spend some quality time with his family, has penned a heartfelt note of gratitude to all those who had wished him on his birthday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Breaking stereotypes drives an actor', Rohit Bose Roy on playing Pak army officer
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Rohit Bose Roy, who played a Pakistani Army officer in the recent short film 'Verses of War', says empathy is the need of the hour.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lata Mangeshkar shows 'signs of improvement', remains in ICU
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The health of legendary singer Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar was showing "signs of improvement" on Saturday and she continues to remain under treatment in the ICU of a leading private hospital, said a close family friend.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gold coins await three winners who can guess music director of 'Gentleman 2'
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) One of Tamil cinema's most popular producers, K.T. Kunjumon, on Saturday announced that three fans who can correctly guess the name of the music director of his upcoming film 'Gentleman 2' will get a gold coin each.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Unni Mukundan clarifies why Manju Warrier deleted her promo post for his film
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Unni Mukundan has expressed support for Manju Warrier, after she was trolled for having deleted a post she put up to promote the Malayalam film 'Meppadiyan'.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Covid pushes release of 'Mission: Impossible' 7 and 8' to 2023, 2024
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) The release dates of two films from the Tom Cruise-starrer spy action series: 'Mission: Impossible 7' and 'Mission: Impossible 8' have been pushed in view of the Covid surge in the US and across Europe.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Jeet Ki Zid' role helped Amit Sadh explore himself
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Amit Sadh's show 'Jeet Ki Zid', where he essayed the role of a former Indian Army special forces officer Major Deependra Singh Sengar, recently completed a year. The show holds a very special place in the actor's heart as it allowed him to explore a lot about himself.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Cricketer Hanuma Vihari congratulates Nani's 'Shyam Singha Roy' team
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After Megastar Chiranjeevi, cricketer Hanuma Vihari has congratulated the entire team of director Rahul Sankrityan's 'Shyam Singha Roy', featuring actors Nani and Sai Pallavi in the lead, even as the makers of the movie chose to release a deleted scene on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Director Sidharth Sengupta decodes an intense moment in 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein'
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) As 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein', starring Tahir Raj Bhasin and Shweta Tripathi, garners a positive audience response, the director of the web series, Sidharth Sengupta, decodes one of the most poetic scenes that is laced with the song 'Bahaaro Bahaaro'.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Teaser of Santhanam-starrer 'Agent Kannayiram' garners million views
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) The teaser of director Manoj Beedha's 'Agent Kannayiram', which features actors Santhanam, Riya Suman and Sruthi Hariharan in the lead, has garnered over a million views on YouTube within a day of being released.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Naga Shaurya's upcoming romantic comedy titled 'Krishna Vrinda Vihari'
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Director Anish R. Krishna's upcoming romantic comedy, featuring actor Naga Shaurya in the lead, has been titled 'Krishna Vrinda Vihari'.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Act 1, scene 1: Actor Urvashi Rautela to be seen in adaptation of 'The Merchant of Venice'
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Urvashi Rautela, who made her Bollywood debut with 'Sing Saab the Great' and appeared in films like 'Sanam Re', 'Great Grand Masti', 'Hate Story 4' and 'Pagalpanti' will be seen in a Telugu adaption of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Allu Arjun's 'Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo' Hindi release called off
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Hindi release of the Allu Arjun-starrer Telugu film 'Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo' has been called off to make way for the release of the Kartik Aaryan-led 'Shehzada'.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Sushmita Sen elated on winning International Association of Working Women Award for 'Aarya 2'
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen is elated on being conferred the International Association of Working Women Award for an outstanding performance by a female actor in a TV series for her show 'Aarya 2'.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Prajakta Koli becomes UNDP India's first youth climate champion
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Content creator and actress Prajakta Koli has become India's first UN Development Programme (UNDP) Youth Climate Champion under her partnership with the organisation.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Dulquer Salmaan tests positive for Covid
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) After his superstar father Mammootty announced he is Covid positive, his actor son Dulquer Salmaan has also shared that he has caught the virus.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Amit Tandon: 'Goodnight India' to bring back old-school comedy on TV
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Stand up comedian Amit Tandon is back with an upcoming comedy show 'Goodnight India'. He says there is a huge market in our country which craves clean comedy.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Amol Parashar: Vicky Kaushal was a pleasure to work with in 'Sardar Udham'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Amol Parashar, who played the role of Shaheed Bhagat Singh in the film 'Sardar Udham', has recalled sharing screen space with actor Vicky Kaushal in the film.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Puneeth Rajkumar's final three films set for OTT premiere
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Honouring the creative prowess of the late Puneeth Rajkumar, Prime Video on Friday announced the premiere of three new Kannada movies from his PRK Productions.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Rhea misses SSR, shares throwback gym video on his birth anniversary
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) On late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's 36th birth anniversary on Friday, actress and his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty shared a throwback video saying that she misses him.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
On 11 years of 'Dhobi Ghat', Prateik Babbar calls the film a game-changer
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) As 'Dhobi Ghat' completes 11 years on Friday, actor Prateik Babbar maintains that the film was a game-changer for him.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ajay, Pratik and Tigmanshu jam over 'The Great Indian Murder' title
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The makers of the upcoming murder mystery show 'The Great Indian Murder', released a special video on Friday which shows how they came up with the title of the series, based on Vikas Swarup's novel 'Six Suspects'.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Breaking Point Season 2': Showcases the making of fearsome soldiers (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Series: 'Breaking Point Season 2' (Streaming on 'discovery+'); Duration: 45 minutes per episode
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Ayushmann: 'An Action Hero' is mounted at a scale that deserves to be shot in big locations
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana, who is currently in London shooting for his next, 'An Action Hero', is excited to be shooting for the first time in the UK as it will help him explore the beauty of the country, its art and heritage.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ranveer to Deepika: My 'babygirl lookin like a Fazillion buxxx'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood's livewire star Ranveer Singh seems to be in awe of his actress wife Deepika Padukone's performance in the upcoming film 'Gehraiyaan' and praised her by saying his "baby girl lookin like a fazillion bux".
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Daler Mehndi to perform at R-Day Metaverse event
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Singer and record producer Daler Mehndi, who has lent his voice to tracks such as 'Rang De Basanti', 'Dangal' and 'Tunak Tunak Tun', is set to perform at India's first Metaverse concert on Republic Day.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Varalaxmi Sarathkumar joins Ranjit Jeyakodi's 'Michael'
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) The team of director Ranjit Jeyakodi's 'Michael', featuring actors Sandeep Kishen and Divyansha Kaushik in the lead, on Thursday announced that actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar would be joining their unit.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Swara Bhaskar: Post-Covid fatigue is a real thing
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhaskar, who suffered from Covid, has recovered and is now back in the studio for the dubbing of her upcoming film 'Jahaan Chaar Yaar'. She says even though she feels happy to be back in work, her body requires more rest.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aanand L. Rai: 'Atrangi Re' is fiction, doesn't offer solution to mental illness (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The success of 'Atrangi Re' has added another feather to filmmaker Aanand L. Rai's cap, who is known for helming films like 'Raanjhanaa' and the 'Tanu Weds Manu' franchise.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shoot to Thrill: Aparshakti Khurana excited to grab the gun again
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Known for his comic timing in several films, actor Aparshakti Khurana says now that he has two thriller films back to back in his kitty, he has started enjoying this genre.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bigg Boss Tamil' contestant Pavni Reddy down with Covid
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Pavni Reddy, who became extremely popular after her participation in this season of 'Bigg Boss Tamil', has announced that she has tested positive for Covid.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Malayalam actress Anna Ben tests positive for Covid
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Malayalam actress Anna Ben has announced that she has tested positive for Covid.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Raqueeb Alamm, Hindi lyricist of 'Pushpa', elated with response to soundtrack
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Lyricist and singer Raqueeb Alamm who has penned the lyrics to the Hindi version songs of Allu Arjun-starrer 'Pushpa: The Rise', is overjoyed with the response to the songs composed by acclaimed music director Devi Sri Prasad.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Lakshmi Manchu welcomes Telangana govt's move to implement educational programme in schools
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Welcoming the Telangana government's decision to implement the revolutionary 'Mana Ooru--Mani Badi' programme in all government schools, actress Lakshmi Manchu has urged the state government to focus on "institutionalising digital education".
2022-01-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Education,Southern Cinema
'Gehraiyaan': Deepika, Siddhant, Ananya, Dhairya get tangled in complex web of relationships
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The makers of the upcoming film 'Gehraiyaan' unveiled the trailer on Thursday and showcased an intense but complex human relationship.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sahil Brown goes bad in cop drama 'Bhaukaal 2'
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actor Sahil Brown, who started his career as a contestant in 'Cinestars ki Khoj' in 2014, is all set to play a negative character in 'Bhaukaal 2'.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Vishal's 'Veerame Vaagai Soodum' trailer garners 1 million views
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) The trailer of director Thu Pa Saravanan's action entertainer 'Veerame Vaagai Soodum', featuring Vishal and Dimple Hayathi in the lead, has garnered an impressive one million views in a matter of just six hours of being released on YouTube.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Looop Lapeta' special dialogue video serves the essence of a time loop
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The makers of 'Looop Lapeta', which stars Taapsee Pannu and Tahir Raj Bhasin in lead roles, dropped a special dialogue video on Thursday. It highlights the second chance that both their characters get while stuck in a time loop.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Armaan Malik: Feels amazing to be able to connect with people through their mother tongue
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik's discography in south Indian music just got richer with a peppy Tamil song titled 'Summa Surrunu' from Suriya-starrer 'Etharkkum Thunindhavan'.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shivani Narayanan to play female lead in 'Bumper'
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss Tamil' contestant and actress Shivani Narayanan has been roped in as the heroine of director Selvakumar's 'Bumper', which features actor Vetri of '8 Thottakkal' and 'Jivvi' fame in the lead.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kapil Sharma: Mumbai gives 'scooter walas' like me an opportunity
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Comedian and actor Kapil Sharma, who is gearing up for his streaming debut on Netflix with the stand-up special 'Kapil Sharma: I'm Not Done Yet', has shared some anecdotes from his struggling days.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Parineeti Chopra is grateful to directors who have brought the best out of her
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra feels lucky to have worked with filmmakers who have brought the best out of her and helped her in honing her craft.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Meera Jasmine opens Instagram account, posts still from comeback movie 'Makal'
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Meera Jasmine, who breathed life into memorable characters on-screen, has finally announced her presence on social media.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Modern Love' cooking between Pratik Gandhi, Wamiqa Gabbi, Fatima Sana Shaikh
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actors Pratik Gandhi, Wamiqa Gabbi, and Fatima Sana Shaikh will be part of the Indian adaptation of popular American romantic comedy anthology 'Modern Love'.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Director Karu Palaniappan's next titled 'Andavar'
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Karu Palaniappan, known for having directed critically acclaimed films like 'Parthiban Kanavu', 'Sivappathigaram' and 'Pirivom Santhippom', will next be directing a film titled 'Andavar'.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Joyoshree Arora plays a quirky 'dadi' in upcoming show 'Sab Satrangi'
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) TV and film actress Joyoshree Arora, who was seen in classic shows such as 'Buniyaad' and 'Hum Log', will be seen in a pivotal role as a 'dadi' (grandmother) in the serial 'Sab Satrangi'.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Fardeen Khan found positive for Covid
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan has tested positive for Covid and says he is asymptomatic.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arjun Kapoor never wanted to do horror comedy, 'Bhoot Police' changed his perspective
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor was never really keen on exploring horror comedy but the story of 'Bhoot Police' pushed him to try his hand at the genre.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'The Kapil Sharma Show': Prithvi Shaw opens up on beginning his cricket journey at the age of 3
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Young cricketer Prithvi Shaw reveals how he started playing cricket at the age of 3 on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Karishma Sawant: 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' has its authenticity and newness
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Karishma Sawant, who plays Arohi in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai', says that the long-running show has maintained its authenticity and also added newness to it.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz