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Trailer of Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Manto released

The trailer of Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Manto has been released. The movie follows the life of Saadat Hasan Manto, a famous poet who is an important figure in Urdu literature. Nawazuddin Siddiqui, one of the most versatile actors in the Indian film industry, is playing the role of an author who was brutally honest and truthful…

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Priyanka Chopra upset over engagement rumours

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra has declined to comment on rumours about her engagement with American singer Nick Jonas. In an interview with Indian news agency PTI, Priyanka said that “my personal life is not for public consumption,” Times of India reported. “Ninety percent of my life is for public consumption but 10 per cent is for…

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I wanted to challenge the status quo: Kamal Haasan on entering politics

Indian movie star Kamal Haasan, whose latest film releases Friday, enjoys causing a stir as an actor and now he is looking to shake up Indian politics as well. Haasan is one of the biggest names in Indian cinema and has appeared in more than 200 films since making his debut aged six over half…

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Amresh Puri’s grandson is all set to make his acting debut

Vardhan Puri, the grandson of Bollywood legend Amresh Puri, is all set to make his acting debut with a yet-untitled thriller by producer Jayantilal Gada. According to the Times of India, the film is expected to roll in September and will be shot in North India. Vardhan has also confirmed that he would be making…

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Karwaan – a light-hearted journey of self-discovery

Usually, films revolving around deaths are dull, slow and boring with a limited audience that likes to cry their heart out for no valid reason. Akarsh Khurana’s Karwaan is nothing like that because here, an accidental death brings three different kinds of people together who might not have met each other in normal circumstances. And…

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Has Pakistan found its own Gabbar Singh?

This picture of a man in Karachi bearing a stark resemblance to popular Bollywood villain, Gabbar Singh, is doing the rounds on social media. Many Twitter and Facebook users claimed that the look-alike of the iconic ‘Sholay’ film actor was recently spotted in a busy market of Karachi. The character of Gabbar Singh was immortalised…

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Dhadak – Old wine, old bottle with a new cork

After every handful of years, a film comes by that introduces two leading actors who go onto have successful careers in Bollywood – the trend began with Bobby and was later followed by Love Story, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Main Ne Pyar Kia, Kaho Na … Pyaar Hai, Jaane Tu … Ya Janay Na and…

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Ranbir’s best will make you fall in love with Sanjay Dutt!

He may not have been an ideal son, an outstanding actor, a super husband or a caring father but as Ranbir Kapoor points out in the theatrical trailer, ‘he leads a life full of variety.’ The film Sanju glorifies that ‘variety wala life’ and makes it a full-fledged film that shows the true face of…

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Irrfan Khan did not seek Shah Rukh Khan’s help, says spokesperson

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan’s spokesperson has denied the media reports that Shah Rukh Khan helped the ailing actor after he was diagnosed with tumour. Indian publications reported a few days ago that Shah Rukh had received a call from Irrfan’s wife before the family flew to London for the Hindi Medium star’s treatment. The report…

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Shah Rukh Khan reportedly helping Irrfan Khan after tumour diagnosis

Versatile Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who has been receiving treatment for neuroendocrine tumour in London for the last few weeks, is reportedly living in Shah Rukh Khan’s house in the UK capital. According to Times of India, Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa had telephoned Shah Rukh Khan before the family flew to London for Irrfan’s treatment….

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Sridevi, Irrfan Khan win top Bollywood awards

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor was honoured for her final role at India’s movie awards in Bangkok, winning best actress at the celebration of dance, music and film just months after her shock death. Sridevi was considered one of the most influential Bollywood actresses of all time. Her death from accidental drowning in a Dubai hotel…

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Race 3 – When Salman Khan decides to play Sikandar

                          There are two kinds of Salman Khan – one that plays a character in a movie and the other that is a character in one. For the worst part of his career, Sallu played characters and his films flopped but once he…

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Ranveer Singh and Deepika are marrying in November

Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are getting married in November. Reports of their wedding have been circulating on social media for the past couple of months. Indian media reported on Thursday that “the wedding will take place in Italy or Bangalore or both, just like Virat and Anushka’s.” “Preparations are on full swing…

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Priyanka Chopra apologises over ‘Quantico’ Hindu terror plot

Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra apologised Sunday after a furore over a US TV series that showed her uncovering a terror plot hatched by Indian Hindu nationalists. The episode of spy thriller “Quantico” showed Chopra’s character, an FBI agent named Alex Parrish, thwarting the plan and noticing one of the terrorists wearing a Hindu rosary. The…

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Pakistan censor board bans all-women Bollywood film

The Central Film Censor Board banned an all-women Bollywood film, Veere Di Wedding, from releasing in Pakistan. The censor board has banned the Kareena Kapoor-starrer over vulgar language and objectionable sexual dialogues in the film. Danyal Gilani, the chairperson of the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) told Indian news agency IANS that members of…

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Arjun Rampal, wife announce separation after 20 years of marriage

Bollywood superstar Arjun Rampal and his wife announced in a joint statement that they had separated after being in a marriage that spanned two decades.  “After a 20-year-long beautiful journey filled with love and beautiful memories, we would like to share, that all journeys have different paths. We feel that it is time for us…

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Pakistan bans screening of Indian movies in cinemas

The Ministry of Information has banned the screening of Indian movies in Pakistan cinemas during the period around Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha. “In order to revive and promote local film industry in Pakistan, the Federal Government has decided to put a limited restriction on exhibition/ screening of Indian films during the period around Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha,”…

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Aamir Khan wanted to become Sanjay Dutt in Sanju

The Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has revealed the reason why he rejected Sunil Dutt’s role in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, Sanju. The veteran actor said the director Rajkumar Hirani approached him with the script and he loved it. “It is a fantastic role and the story is largely on the father-son relationship. But Sanju’s role is…

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“No one wanted to make this film”: India’s Pinto stars in sex slave’s tale

A new film starring “Slumdog Millionaire”‘s Freida Pinto and Demi Moore, about the real-life story of a young Indian girl who gets trapped in the global sex trade, struggled to get funding because it was too controversial. The gritty movie “Love Sonia”, which also features award-winning Anupam Kher, will premiere in June as it opens…

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Amitabh and daughter stun fans with auto-rickshaw travel

The Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter Shweta Bachchan took an auto-rickshaw to go for work. The Bollywood’s Big B on his blog wrote “I travel today for the work in the greatly in demand and preferred mode of travel, the AUTO .. the autoriksha .. the auto, the rick .. call it what…

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I’m happy people are talking about my chemistry with Ranbir, says Alia Bhatt

I’m happy that people are talking about my chemistry with Ranbir because we are doing a film that comes out next year, said Alia Bhatt. “And all these people who are talking about our chemistry better come and watch the film,” she told Mumbai Mirror in an interview. Rumours are rife that Alia and Ranbir…

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