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Check Out! The new 'mermaid' of B-town

Check Out! The new 'mermaid' of B-town

New Delhi [India], Feb. 5 : She works hard and parties even harder!

Desi girl Priyanka Chopra, who is busy with her international projects, is making full use of the weekend as the actress is living a 'mermaid' life.

The 'Quantico' star recently took to Instagram to share a refreshing and soothing picture of her amidst waters and wrote alongside, "The mermaid life. #weekendgetaways"

It seems the 34-year-old was in much need of the 'weekend getaway' as she is currently prepping up for the release of her Hollywood debut 'Baywatch' alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and is also occupied with the shoot and promotion of her American Drama series. (ANI)

Makers mark 20 yrs of 'Judwaa' by starting sequel

Makers mark 20 yrs of 'Judwaa' by starting sequel

New Delhi [India], Feb. 3 : To commemorate 20 years of 'Judwaa', director David Dhawan and producer Sajid Nadiadwala are all set to begin shooting for the sequel, this week.

The film will feature Varun Dhawan playing two characters along with leading ladies Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu.

It is the best time for the film to start its shoot as 20 years ago on February 7, the original film was unveiled in the theatres.

David Dhawan says, "We wanted to start the journey again around the same time, it's the right time".

"For me, it feels like 'Judwaa' just happened recently as the film holds strongly in my memory. We are very excited to embark on this new journey. Working with David and Varun in the same film makes it even more special," says filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala.

Motherhood comes naturally, you don't need to teach it: Sridevi

Motherhood comes naturally, you don't need to teach it: Sridevi

Mumbai (India), Feb. 3 : One of Bollywood's diva who set the screen on fire with her performances, actress Sridevi believes that motherhood is something that cannot be taught.

The 53-year-old was recently present at the song launch of Divya Khosla Kumar's 'Kabhi Yaadon Mein' that showcases the emotional bond a mother and son shares.

The 'English Vinglish' star, who has given many commercially successful movies and has a career spanning over four decades, got emotional when asked about the difference she feels about playing a mother in a film, after becoming a mother in real life.

Being a housewife is toughest job in world: Preity Zinta

Being a housewife is toughest job in world: Preity Zinta

Mumbai (India), Feb. 3 : The ever smiling and Bollywood's most bubbly actor Preity Zinta is all set to make a comeback to the big screen this year. She admits it's not easy for working women to sit at home.

The 42 year-old, who recently walked the ramp as a show-stopper for designer Sanjukta Dutta's label Mekhela Chador at Lakme Fashion Week Summer 2017, said being a housewife is the toughest job in the world.

"You get no appreciation and you have to work 24x7 and you never get time off. So people like us, who are professionals, we get that kind of gratitude from our work space. I think women in general are super women, because they always do two jobs. If they are married, they take care of home and on professional front they work," she said.

Jackie Chan my inspiration, especially for action sequences, admits Tiger Shroff

Jackie Chan my inspiration, especially for action sequences, admits Tiger Shroff

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 3 : That it is difficult to beat Tiger Shroff in action and stunts is well known fact. Ever wondered who inspires him to perform daredevilry in his films?

The 'Baaghi' star, who was recently spotted on the red carpet at a special screening of Jackie Chan, Sonu Sood and rumoured girlfriend- Disha Patani starrer, action-adventure-comedy 'Kung Fu Yoga', confessed he is a big fan of the Hollywood action legend.

"Whatever I am today is because Jackie Chan is my inspiration especially for action sequences. I am not one percent of him but I try to work hard and be creative in action sequences like Jackie," said Tiger during the media interaction.

'xXx' happened when I was looking for solid challenge, reveals Deepika

'xXx' happened when I was looking for solid challenge, reveals Deepika

New Delhi [India], Feb. 3 : The world got excited when it learnt that Bollywood's shining star Deepika Padukone will be making her Hollywood debut alongside Vin Diesel but the diva recently gave us an insight as to what led her to say 'Yes' to be Serena Unger.

In an interview with Filmfare, the leggy lass talked about how ' xXx: Return of Xander Cage' came to her at a phase when she was looking for a solid challenge.

"Everyone's career is this one long and amazing journey. It's full of these exciting moments and what you make of these situations in life is what matters the most. As far as 'xXx' is concerned it came to me at a phase when I was looking for a solid challenge. The biggest challenge for me was moving out of my comfort zone," Deepika revealed.

#BadrinathKiDulhania: Trailer hits 5 million views in 12 hrs

#BadrinathKiDulhania: Trailer hits 5 million views in 12 hrs

New Delhi [India], Feb. 3 : Post the release of their trailer, 'Badri' Varun Dhawan and his 'Dulhania' Alia Bhatt have been showered with immense love from all corners and now the two have another reason to celebrate as the trailer has received five million views in less than 12 hours.

The duo, who released the first look of 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' amid much fanfare and in the presence of their mentor Karan Johar in Mumbai, took to their respective Twitter handles to share their excitement.

The bubbly actress wrote, "5 million views in 12 hours!!!!! #BKDPMtoAM madness :) #BadrinathKiDulhania @Varun_dvn @karanjohar @ShashankKhaitan"

The 'Dishoom' star, on the other hand, is grateful for all the love.

Khiladi Kumar reaches Ahmedabad to promote 'Jolly LLB 2'

Khiladi Kumar reaches Ahmedabad to promote 'Jolly LLB 2'

New Delhi, Feb 3. : After SRK, Akshay Kumar and Huma Qureshi were in Ahmedabad to take ahead the promotions of their movie Jolly LLB 2.

Speaking to the media at the promotions, Khiladi said that Gujarat has always been a very special place for him and he is the son-in-law of Ahmedabad.

The 43-year-old actor also opened up about his dream role.

He said, "My father used to narrate the tale of Akbar and Birbal, so when i heard the script of 'Jolly LLB 2' , I felt the character of Jolly is like Birbal, so i went for it".

Jolly LLB 2 is a satirical black comedy drama written and directed by Subhash Kapoor. The film which is a sequel to 2013 film Jolly LLB is scheduled to release on 10 February.

'Mirzya' girl Saiyami Kher endorses Adidas

'Mirzya' girl Saiyami Kher endorses Adidas

New Delhi, Feb 3. : 'Mirzya' debutant actress, Saiyami Kher has a lot in store for her fans, as the earthy beauty has come on board to endorse 'Adidas Running' in an attempt to encourage more women in the country to run towards fitness.

Involved in Badminton and cricket in the past, Saiyami Kher, said, "I am delighted to represent Adidas and carry my love for sport forward. Hoping to inspire many to overtake my passion for running! Sports is my first love and it's my passion to make others play sport and become fit. As a child, when I lustfully window shopped in every Adidas store, I could have never in my wildest dreams imaged to be associated with this iconic brand. Dreams do come true. And impossible is truly nothing. "

Serena's strong character in `xXx` represents today's women: Deepika Padukone

Serena's strong character in `xXx` represents today's women: Deepika Padukone

New Delhi [India], Feb. 2 : In her Hollywood debut, reigning queen of Bollywood Deepika Padukone is seen portraying a strong character who is a key player in the group she represents. This, according to the stunning actress, was the most exciting part of the film.

In an interview with Filmfare, Deepika gave us a glimpse of her true blue feminist side as she said, "The fact that the female character of this film is so strong has been the most enjoyable aspect. That's also a reflection of modern society where women contribute so much more. A few years ago, in the same kind of film, perhaps my character would be the damsel in distress who needs to be rescued."

Post ban, Hrithik's 'Kaabil' 1st Indian film to release in Pakistan

Post ban, Hrithik's 'Kaabil' 1st Indian film to release in Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 2 : Indian films could now return to Pakistani theatres as Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given thumbs up to the information, broadcasting and heritage ministry to uplift the ban.

According to an official handout issued by the information ministry, the government is "pleased to continue the existing open policy to display all international movies (including Indian films) in Pakistani cinemas", reports Pakistan's Express Tribune.

The newspaper reported that the final approval for the directive was given by Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif following a report by a special committee for the clearance of Indian films.

Youth has lot to learn from Sanjay Dutt's mistakes: Ranbir Kapoor

Youth has lot to learn from Sanjay Dutt's mistakes: Ranbir Kapoor

New Delhi [India], Feb. 2 : From stardom to substance abuse to his time in jail, Sanjay Dutt's life would be panned out in his biopic, exactly as it happened, which will also serve as a lesson for the youth, reveals Ranbir Kapoor who plays Dutt in the upcoming flick.

In an interview with Filmfare, RK said, "The biopic that Rajkumar Hirani is making will teach you something. It will talk about human flaws, the emotional father-son story (between Sanjay and the late Sunil Dutt), his relationship with his best friend, with the women in his life. It's emotional, it's funny, it's sad, it's bittersweet. The youth have a lot to learn from his mistakes."

The ' Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' star, who considers the 57-year-old as a real rockstar, also said it's not a propaganda film.

Ileana D'Cruz reveals 'traumatic' eve-teasing experience

Ileana D'Cruz reveals 'traumatic' eve-teasing experience

New Delhi [India] Feb 2. : In a shocking revelation by actress Ileana D'Cruz, she admitted to have been eve-teased and harassed, describing the experience as 'traumatic'.

Sharing the link of an article an article that read, "I'm Leaking My Ex's Dirty Messages and Voice Notes Because He's Left Me No Choice", she tweeted, "Absolutely despicable piece of crap! So proud of this girl who exposed this swine! Whoever you are lady mad respect".

Ileana then used the micro-blogging site to talk about her experience.

"I've been a victim of eve-teasing and harassment and it's traumatic. I'm lucky I have beautiful parents who gave me strength when I needed it," she posted.

Many actors and tinsel town crowd has come out in the open and have shared their experiences of abuse.

Kriti Sanon goes bold, says, "I am the best girlfriend"

Kriti Sanon goes bold, says, "I am the best girlfriend"

New Delhi [India] Feb 2. : 'Heropanti' actress Kriti Sanon stole the show when she appeared on the cover of Cine Blitz magazine's February issue.

The magazine quoted Kriti as saying, "I am the best girlfriend." Now, that sure seems like a bold revelation, doesn't it?

On the work front, Kriti will be next seen in Raabta opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. The film is directed by Dinesh Vijan and produced by Homi Adajania. (ANI)

King Khan takes Raees promotions to flick's native city- Ahmedabad

King Khan takes Raees promotions to flick's native city- Ahmedabad

New Delhi [India] Feb 2. : Shah Rukh Khan and team 'Raees' have been on a multi-city promotional spree ever since the release of the film. And after a phenomenal experience in Hyderabad, Pune, Amritsar, the team has finally reached the movie's native city, Ahmedabad!

SRK tweeted on his social networking handle saying, "With @SEWABharat in Ahmedabad. Women r my teachers. Thk u for Really believing in Koi Dhanda Chota nahi hota...lov u all Bens & Rima Ben."

'Raees' is set against the backdrop of Gujarat and the plot deals with liquor prohibition in the state where SRK plays the role of a bootlegger.

It was only imperative that Shah Rukh would want to come to the 'Raees' city to interact with his fans and thoroughly entertain them.

Khiladi Kumar suggests government of developing an app to aid kin of slain soldiers

Khiladi Kumar suggests government of developing an app to aid kin of slain soldi

New Delhi [India], Jan. 28 : With the motive of helping the kin of slain Indian soldiers, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar met Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi at his North Block office here on Friday.

Kumar proposed the idea of creating a special mobile app to help the families of these soldiers financially.

According to Akshay's proposal, a mobile app can be developed that will allow donors to directly pay any amount into the verified bank account of any departed soldier's family.

Akshay also spoke about providing better aid to people of the paramilitary and police forces.

Reportedly, the 49-year-old actor spent nearly an hour at the North Block, wherein officials rushed to get a glimpse or selfie with the actor.

#IstandbySLB: B-town comes out in support of Sanjay Leela Bhansali

#IstandbySLB: B-town comes out in support of Sanjay Leela Bhansali

New Delhi [India], Jan. 28 : B-town is appalled by the 'shameful' attack on ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the sets of 'Padmavati' by members of Rajput Karni Sena.

The behaviour of the activists did not go well with anyone in the Bollywood fraternity as celebs took to Twitter to condemn the incident and lend their support to Bhansali by creating #IstandbySLB.

Here is what they tweeted:

Kabir Khan: 1st they stop release of films..now they r trying to stop films from being made. Attack on #SanjayLeelaBhansali is SHAMEFUL #IstandbySLB

Aamir Khan: Deeply Saddened & Depressed about the attack on #SanjayLeelaBhansali so watched Guzaarish 3 times back to back to feel better. #IstandbySLB

Deepika spill beans on how she got her debut Hollywood role

Deepika spill beans on how she got her debut Hollywood role

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 : Deepika Padukone, who aims for world domination with her Hollywood debut 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage', recently revealed on ' The Ellen DeGeneres Show' about how she got the part in the flick.

While making her debut appearance on the world famous chat show, the ' Tamasha' star said, "I actually auditioned for 'Fast and Furious 7' about two-three years ago but for whatever reason that didn't work out. And I think people remember me from that audition. And then, about a year ago, I get a call from Paramount Pictures saying they are casting for this film and so I flew down and met the director DJ Caruso."

Social media jokes on Salman post blackbuck case acquittal

Social media jokes on Salman post blackbuck case acquittal

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 : The recent verdict on Salman Khan's 1998 blackbuck case, acquitting the actor, may not be gathering a pleasant ground from the Twitterati.

Alongside a photoshopped picture of an antelope holding a revolver, one Sir Ravindra Jadeja tweeted, "Of Course The Blackbuck Commited Suicide.The Gun Was It's Own Too.#SalmanKhan."

A few minutes later, the user wrote, "#SalmanKhan Gets Acquitted Faster Than I Cook Maggi. BHAI ROX!"

"#JodhpurCourt acquits #SalmanKhan after finding black buck guilty of coming in front of bullet," he added, "#SalmanKhan Becomes First Being Human To Perform Best At Courts Without Being A Tennis Or Basketball Player."

I cannot be a friend to Ranbir: Rishi Kapoor

I cannot be a friend to Ranbir: Rishi Kapoor

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 : Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor refuses to be son Ranbir Kapoor's friend and attributes this quality to his forefathers.

In conversation with author Suhel Seth at the launch of his book titled 'Khullam Khull: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored', he said, "My father had great reverence for my grandfather and I was brought up in the same manner. It so happened that unfortunately it passed on to me and Ranbir."

The 64-year-old also said he isn't a 'backslapping father' who shares secrets about girlfriends with his son.

"I am not cut out for that, neither do I want to be like that. That we aren't like friends is my failure."




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