‘Feels Like Ishq’ director Jaydeep Sarkar speaks about his leading ladies

By Arundhuti BanerjeeMumbai, July 31 (IANS) Whether it is Konkona Sensharma and Tilottoma Shome in one of the acclaimed short films ‘Nayantara’s Necklace or in the recently released ‘Ishq Mastana’ featuring budding star Tanya Maniktala, as part of the Netflix anthology ‘Feels Like Ishq’, filmmaker Jaydeep Sarkar is always trying to work with talents that […]

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Atul Kulkarni: Great films are all about teamwork

By Ahana BhattacharyaMumbai, July 31 (IANS) Filmmaking is a collaborative effort and good collaborations result in great projects, says National Award-winning actor Atul Kulkarni. Talking about the same, Kulkarni told IANS: “I have always believed that filmmaking is about collaboration. It is never about one person dictating everyone whoever that maybe, be it the director […]

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Rohit Shetty ready to defy gravity all over again

By Durga ChakravartyNew Delhi, July 31 (IANS) He has redefined high-octane action entertainers with his death-defying stunts, power-packed performances and sprinkle of laughter with witty lines. Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who has given a new meaning to action cinema agrees that the genre in Hindi cinema has immensely evolved. Rohit, who currently awaits the release of […]

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‘Samanantar’ a philosophical-cum-horror ‘anthology’ of 4 hard-hitting stories: Niraj Kumar Mishra

Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Writer-director-producer Niraj Kumar Mishra, who has penned Baaghi 2, is all geared up for his feature directorial debut ‘Samanantar’ and revealed that it is a philosophical-cum-horror ‘anthology’ of four hard-hitting stories. The film is all about how the unknown force of the parallel realm starts manifesting once humans breach all the […]

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Top style divas of the small screen

Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) You are what you wear. The proverb goes apt with television stars too, for they become style icons for what they wear on screen and fans love to follow their dresses, jewellery, hairstyles and other looks. IANS looks at five actresses who have made an impact on the wardrobes of fans […]

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Sriram Venu: ‘Vakeel Saab’ wouldn’t have been possible without Pawan Kalyan

Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Sriram Venu’s directorial “Vakeel Saab” gave the much needed entertainment to movie buffs earlier this year. He feels that the film was possible because of Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan’s impeccable acting. The film, which is the Telugu remake of Hindi film “Pink”, also starred actresses Nivetha Thomas, Anjali and Ananya […]

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Hindi music gets new life on OTT shows

By Ekatmata SharmaMumbai, July 18 (IANS) When “Bandish Bandits” was released on OTT last year, it came as a fresh breath of air for music aficionados. Giving the best of both worlds, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy’s music was a treat for both Hindustani music lovers as well as pop music addicts. Music was always an integral part of […]

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Remix mantra: ’90s hits set the rhythm

Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Remixes or recreations are nothing new to our musicians and to Bollywood, they have existed since the nineties. Ironically, nineties have suddenly become flavour of the season now. Many original songs created back then have found reinvented beats lately. So, while K-pop, reggaeton, hip-hop and rap create waves internationally, Bollywood flips […]

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Akshay Kumar announces beta release of FAU-G’s Team DeathMatch mode

Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar took to social media on Sunday to announce the beta release of mobile action game FAU-G’s Team DeathMatch mode. “Bullets will fly when #FAUG face their dushman in deadly team battles! Join the beta release of FAUG’s Team DeathMatch mode. Limited slots only! #BharatKeVeer @vishygo @ncore_games_official,” Akshay […]

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Janhvi Kapoor is ‘cinnamon gurl’

Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor shared a picture on social media and tagged herself as “cinnamon gurl”. Janhvi posted the picture on Instagram on Sunday. It seems the actress has resumed working as she is seen getting her hair done. In the image, Janhvi is dressed in a white bathrobe. A person […]

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Srijit Mukherji replaces Rahul Dholakia as director of Mithali Raj biopic ‘Shabaash Mithu’

Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji will now direct the Taapsee Pannu-starrer sports drama “Shabaash Mithu”. The film, earlier helmed by director Rahul Dholakia, narrates the journey of Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian Women’s ODI cricket team.  Talking about the same, Srijit Mukherji said, “Being a cricket buff and researcher, Mithali’s tale has […]

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Akshay Kumar begins ‘Raksha Bandhan’ shoot

Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Akshay Kumar on Monday announced commencement of his upcoming film “Raksha Bandhan”. The film narrates a tale of brother-sister bond, and reunites Akshay with “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” co-star Bhumi Pednekar. Tagging Bhumi on Twitter, Akshay Kumar tweeted: “Growing up my sister, Alka was my first friend. It was the most […]

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Evelyn Sharma posts pics from honeymoon

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actress Evelyn Sharma on Wednesday posted a set of snapshots from her honeymoon on social media. “Forever honeymooning with you,” wrote Evelyn, with a sparkling heart emoji. Evelyn and her husband Tushaan Bhindi are currently on their honeymoon, although the actress has refrained from specifying where they are holidaying. The […]

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Nia Sharma shares her candy cane look

Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Nia Sharma opted for a red-and-white summer style statement on Wednesday, calling it her candy cane look. Nia posted a picture on Instagram where she is seen in a red-and-white chequered mid-length dress with a thigh high slit and plunging neckline. She completed her look with minimum make-up and chose […]

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Veteran actor Chandrashekhar passes away

Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Chandrashekhar passed away on Wednesday at the age of 98. He was suffering from age-related ailments. In a career spanning from the forties to the early 2000s, Chandrashekhar worked in over 250 films and television shows. Best The actor is often recalled for his role of Sumantra in Ramanand […]

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Divine’s debut album ‘Kohinoor’ achieves multi-platinum status

Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) “Kohinoor”, the debut album of rapper Divine, has achieved multi-platinum status. While “Kohinoor” has been certified 20-times platinum, the reggaeton-infused single “Chal Bombay” from the album has gone 30-times platinum as of March 2021. The rapper describes his debut effort as one of his most personal projects, and that being recognised […]

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Sonakshi Sinha adopts a tree

Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha has adopted a tree. The initiative comes after a large number of trees were uprooted during the Cyclone Tauktae recently. On Tuesday, Sonakshi shared photographs on Instagram where she can be seen watering her adopted plant with her parents Poonam and Shatrughan Sinha. “Now you can adopt a […]

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