Feminism not about asking for reservation: Taapsee Pannu

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 18:42

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has played powerful roles in movies like "Baby" and "Pink", says feminism is not about asking for reservation or extra rights to get an edge over the other gender, but about working towards gender equality.


Ileana D'Cruz slams fan for misbehaving with her

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:52

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress Ileana D'Cruz, who is currently busy promoting her upcoming film "Baadshaho", took to social media to lash out at a fan for misbehaving with her.


Bollywood has more talented stars than three Khans, says Aamir

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:48

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor-producer Aamir Khan finds it unfair that three names are always singled out whenever the media talks about stardom in Bollywood. He says there are many other "talented stars" who are contributing good work in the Hindi film industry.


'Partition: 1947' banned from release in Pakistan

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:38

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Gurinder Chadhas "Partition: 1947" -- the Hindi version of period drama "Viceroy's House" -- has been banned from releasing in Pakistan, reportedly over "misrepresentation" of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The director says it's unfortunate.


'Varun Dhawan knows what his fans want'

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:36

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan knows exactly what his fans want and he works towards it, feels Rajeev Chudasama, Co-Founder, Marching Ants Advertising.


Kolhapur theatre troupe hopes to take Marathi 'Hamlet' pan-India

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:44

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Language is no barrier for William Shakespeare's work, avers Kolhapur-based Mandar Bhanage, who is trying to raise funds to take his Marathi production of The Bard's "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" to a wider audience. He says lack of funds is crippling the theatre industry in the country, where there's a pool of stage talent.


'Toilet...' has larger purpose: Bhumi on film's success

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:36

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, whose latest film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" has raked in over Rs 100 crore at the Indian box office, is happy about the feat, but says the film had a larger purpose than just the economics.


Sachhin Chhabra's 'lucky' Bollywood debut with 'The Rally'

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:34

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Sachhin Chhabra, best known for his roles in shows like "Ek Ghar Banaunga", "Niyati" and "Meri Doli Tere Angana Season 2", is making his Bollywood debut with "The Rally". He considers himself lucky as the movie will release on the occasion of "Ganesh Chaturthi" on Friday.


Would love to see a 'Mr. India' sequel: Shekhar Kapur

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:30

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, whose 1987 movie "Mr. India" has passed the test of time generation after generation, says he would love to see a sequel directed by someone with a fresh perspective.