‘Dostana 2’ row: Dharma Productions officially announce Kartik Aaryan’s exit

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Karan Johar’s banner Dharma Productions on Friday evening posted an Instagram note to officially announce that actor Kartik Aaryan will no longer star in the filmmaker’s upcoming “Dostana 2”. “Due to professional circumstances, on which we have decided to maintain a dignified silence — we will be recasting Dostana 2, directed […]

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Radhika Madan gives the Maldives vibe

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Actress Radhika Madan’s Instagram post on Thursday gives fans a reason to beat the heat. In the mid-shot pool picture, Radhika oozes oomph in red beachwear and designer shades. “Not in Maldives,” Radhika write as caption. The witty caption, of course, refers to the fact that many stars have been […]

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Vijay Varma-starrer ‘OK Computer’ goes to International Film Festival Rotterdam

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The sci-fi series “OK Computer” will be screened at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), 2021. According to the official webpage of IFFR, the series starring Jackie Shroff, Vijay Varma and Radhia Apte has been selected in the Bright Future Programme category. An ecstatic Vijay tweeted on Thursday: “#OKComputer is going […]

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‘Taarak Mehta Kka Chhota Chashmah’ title track narrates antics of characters

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The animated version of the popular television show “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah”, titled “Taarak Mehta Kka Chhota Chashmah”, has launched its title track. The song narrates the antics of all the characters. The show will explore the universe ofTaarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” (TMKOC) through new stories. The foot tapping […]

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Patriotism the reigning flavour down South

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Superstars down South suddenly seem to be in a race to announce patriotism-themed mega projects. Filmmakers are going all out to launch teasers, trailers and announcements of films that hoist the Tricolour spirit high. Here are recent announcements in the southern film industry that are high on the patriotic spirit: […]

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Mahika Sharma hosts Bihu ‘Jalpan’

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Television actress Mahika Sharma is excited about Bihu, adding that the festival is indeed a big deal in her home state of Assam. Mahika, who hails for Guwahati, says: “Rongali Bihu, or Bohag Bihu, is Assam’s harvest festival the marks the beginning of the Assamese New Year. We celebrate it with […]

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Katrina Kaif has just herself for company

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Katrina Kaif, who tested Covid positive earlier this month, is currently enjoying her own company, going by her social media post on Wednesday. Katrina posted a picture on Instagram, where she is seen posing for the camera lens dressed in an oversized black sweatshirt. “Just me for company,” she […]

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Alia Bhatt tests negative for Covid-19

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, who had been battling Covid-19 over the past weeks, has tested negative. The actress took to Instagram on Wednesday to share the news with fans. Alia shared a happy snapshot on Instagram and wrote: “The only time being negative is a good thing.” Bollywood colleagues including Anil […]

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‘His Storyy’ poster controversy: Sudhanshu Saria not satisfied with apology (Lead)

By Arundhuti BanerjeeMumbai, April 14 (IANS) : National Award-winning filmmaker Sudhanshu Saria had recently pointed out how the poster of the upcoming ALT Balaji show “His Storyy” is similar to that of his film “Loev”. Saria feels such an act of plagiarism is “brazen, disrespectful, inconsiderate”, and “smacks of arrogance”. Expressing his mind with an […]

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Neeraj Ghaywan: Patriarchy, class, gender, sexuality are good to explore

By Durga ChakravartyNew Delhi, April 13 (IANS) National Award-winning director Neeraj Ghaywan, who shot to fame helming “Masaan”, is wielding the megaphone back in the upcoming anthology “Ajeeb Daastaans”. He has directed the segment titled “Geeli Pucchi” starring Aditi Rao Hydari and Konkona Sen Sharma. The story traces a lesbian romance between its two female […]

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Trisha’s ‘Paramapadham Vilayattu’ to release on Tamil New Year

Chennai, April 12 (IANS) The Trisha Krishnan-starrer political thriller Tamil film “Paramapadham Vilayattu” will release digitally on April 14. The day marks Tamil Puthandu (Tamil New Year). The film will see Trisha play Dr Gayathri, who is assigned responsibility of treating Chezian (played by Vela Ramamoorthy), a political leader. K.Thirugnanam has written and directed the […]

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Rapper D’Evil’s new song ‘Kaancheck’ talks of need to restore law and order

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Mumbai-based rapper D’Evil released his new song ‘Kaanceck’, and the artiste says he tried to put an ‘unbiased’ perspective on the real issues of society, keeping the current socio-political situation in mind. D’Evil has collaborated with rapper DIVINE on “Gully Boy” and several other projects. His new song “Kaancheck” talks of […]

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Rhea Chakraborty is ‘keeping the faith’

Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty took to Instagram to share a hope-filled message with her fans. She shared a picture of herself dressed in a yellow kurta, reading poet Rabindranath Tagore’s collection of poems, “Gitanjali”. She wrote: “The question and the cry “Oh, where?” melt into tears of a thousand streams and […]

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s brother Shamas starts work on short film ‘Zero Kilometer’

Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s brother Shamas Nawab Siddiqui will make his directorial debut with the film “Bole Chudiyan”. Before the film, starring Nawazuddin with Tamannaah Bhatia, releases, Shamas has already started work on a short film titled “Zero Kilometer”, featuring Jaihind Kumar and Tanya Desai. “I got an opportunity to travel to film […]

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When Sajid’s wife donated kidney to Wajid

Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Singer-composer Sajid Khan’s wife Lubna had donated a kidney to his late brother Wajid Khan. The family shared the incident on the music reality show “Indian Pro Music League”, during a special episode dedicated to Wajid, who passed away last year. On the episode, it was Sajid-Wajid’s mother Razine who revealed […]

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When Shilpa Shetty, Geeta Kapur, Anurag Basu don Arunanchal Pradesh attire

Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, choreographer Geeta Kapur and filmmaker Anurag Basu will appear on an upcoming episode of “Super Dancer Chapter 4” in traditional Arunanchal Pradesh attire. The wradrobe, including wraparound skirts, traditional headgear and accessories, were gifted by participant Kosum’s mother, who hails from Arunanchal Pradesh. “I always love trying […]

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