SC okays 'Udta Punjab' release

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 14:02

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with a Bombay High Court order allowing the release of Bollywood film "Udta Punjab", set to hit the screens on Friday.


Onir to make documentary on Down syndrome

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 13:56

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir, known for directing films like "My Brother... Nikhil" and "Bas Ek Pal", will next helm a documentary on Down syndrome.


Helen Mirren to star in 'Fast 8'

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 13:40

Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren is the latest star to join the "The Fast and the Furious" franchise, following the casting of Charlize Theron as the villain in the upcoming eighth instalment.


Rihanna launches new perfume

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 13:38

Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has launched her newest fragrance called Crush.


Malaika Arora campaigns to end cruelty against horses

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 13:26

Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora has teamed up with animal rights organisation PETA India to star in a new campaign, calling for an end to horse-drawn carriage rides.


Anne Hathaway is UN Women's goodwill ambassador

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 13:22

Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway is the latest Hollywood figure to be appointed by the United Nations as a global goodwill ambassador to promote gender equality and women empowerment.


Blake Lively didn't want to become an actress

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 13:14

Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Blake Lively has revealed that there was a time when she didn't want to follow her family into the film business and become an actress.


Taylor spotted kissing Tom Hiddleston

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 13:02

Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) It seems singer Taylor Swift has moved on after her split with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris. She was photographed kissing British actor Tom Hiddleston at a beach.


Vivek Oberoi praises Salman's 'Sultan'

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 12:32

Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, who has had his share of differences with Salman Khan, has praised the superstar's upcoming film "Sultan", saying it was "fabulous".


After 12) My TV character is my role model: 'Orange Is the New Black' star

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 12:12

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With a bevy of shows focussing on hard-hitting content, ranging from drama to fantasy to high-octane action, there seems little doubt that international television is enjoying a "golden age" in the present era. Actress Samira Wiley, who essays Poussey Washington on prison drama series "Orange Is the New Black", agrees and says she is "happy" to be working on the small screen at this stage.


Designer Varija Bajaj celebrates womanhood with aplomb

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 11:32

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Designer Varija Bajaj broke away from the mundane by making four faces from the media and fashion industry to showcase her creations that pay an ode to womanhood, rather than getting models to do their job. And she made the ladies wear 'pagdi' (turban).