Sunday, November 28, 2021


'BB 15': Salman says in the next 24 hrs, only top 5 contenders will be left in the game

The 'Weekend Ka Vaar' episode of 'Bigg Boss 15' will see special guest Bharti Singh shaking a leg with host and superstar Salman Khan. Her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa alos joins them. Later, Salman interacted with John Abraham and his 'Satyamev Jayate 2' co-star Divya Khosla Kumar. He asked them to deliver a few dialogues from the movie. Then John along with Salman and Divya dances on the tunes of the track 'Tenu Lehenga' from 'Satyamev Jayate 2'.


The Deputy Chief Minister S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Higher Education & Linguistics Minister Pargat Singh have expressed profound grief over the demise of eminent folk singer Gurmeet Bawa. In a press communique, S. Randhawa said that Gurmeet Bawa carved out a niche for herself with her soulful and melodious voice and served the Punjabi folk music for more than half a century. She was particularly known for her 'Hek', said the Deputy Chief Minister.

Jassie Gill grabs the top spot on Billboard Top Triller Global Chart

Jassie Gill's song 'Surma' from his album 'Alll Rounder' has made a dent on the music-verse, as it grabbed the number 1 spot on Billboard Top Triller Global Chart which is a rare feat for any Indian artist. Riding high on the success of the number, Jassie Gill says, "It's overwhelming. You never know the potential of your own music until it reaches the masses. I am delighted that the song has travelled so beautifully. The fact that it's number 1 on Billboard Top Triller Global Chart is such an honour."

Ankita Lokhande swept away by 'incredible' floating posters of 'Pavitra Rishta'

Actress Ankita Lokhande talks about posters of the web series 'Pavitra Rishta' being showcased throughout the Mumbai coastline as part of their promotional campaign. The producers are doing it on huge custom-designed water vessels using LED display. She shares: "We have 

Shilpa Shetty clears the air on FIR filed against Raj Kundra and her

Troubles refuse to cease for Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty. The husband-wife duo have been named in an FIR with regards to financial discrepancy in a fitness venture started by them. The complainant alleged that the couple took money from investors across India for their pan-India enterprise and when he demanded the reversal of a payment of Rs 1.5 crore, he was threatened by them.

'Squid Game' top contender for US year-end awards

The South Korean breakout hit 'Squid Game' has emerged as a big contender in the US year-end awards season, possibly to become the first Korean-made TV series winning a trophy at prestigious awards ceremonies. The highly competitive race for great TV shows and movies of the year is the biggest celebration for the US entertainment industry eying for the Emmys and Oscars next year. In the past two years,

Arijit Singh: Love songs have no season

Singer and composer Arijit Singh says his latest track 'Tera Hua' from the upcoming film 'Cash' is a romantic number with beautiful composition and that love songs have no season. "Love songs have no season and 'Tera Hua' is a beautiful track," says Arijit. The track, featuring Amol Parashar and Smriti Kalra, released Friday.

Katrina, Vicky to tie the knot at Six Senses Fort in Rajasthan

Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal are all set to tie the knot at the Six Senses Fort Hotel in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district. The wedding celebrations will be held from December 7-12 and the booking has been done in the hotel for the wedding. However, its formal announcement is yet to be made. Many event companies will work together to organise the VIP wedding. Different companies are being hired for different events, confirmed officials.

Box-office extravaganza: Eight much-anticipated films set for release on remaining weekends

With cinema theatres reopening in Maharashtra and Rohit Shetty's 'Sooryavanshi' starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif opening to an unprecedented response, the momentum is expected to continue over the next few weeks with the crop of much-anticipated forthcoming releases waiting to hit the big screen. Here's a look at what the film industry has to offer in the weeks ahead: Bunty Aur Babli 2: First up, it's the Yash Raj Films production 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'. The film is a sequel to the memorable 2005 film and it narrates the story of two sets of con artists and

'Bigg Boss 15': Vishal feels he is a strong contender for VIP zone

In the upcoming episode of 'Bigg Boss 15', contestants will face the challenge announced by Bigg Boss for entering into the 'VIP Zone'. Any contestant looking to enter the finale must become a 'VIP member' of the house. Of course Jay and Vishal claim to be deserving VIP members. Vishal even says, "I am a very strong player in this game", while Karan asserts that he is willing to enter the zone.

Esha Gupta shares her love for astronomy, basketball with fans

Esha Gupta is currently busy shooting for two back-to-back web series including 'Invisible Woman' and 'Ashram 3'. Taking some time off from her busy schedule, the actress recently took to Instagram stories where she revealed some of her most loved things to her fans. She shared that astronomy was her favourite subject in school and that she was always mesmerized by the extra terrestrial world and celestial bodies.

'Bigg Boss Telugu 5': Doubts about wild-card entry

The current season of "Telugu Bigg Boss" is running with fantastic players competing with each other. The latest reports from close sources bring in an interesting piece of news. For those who follow the reality show regularly, the concept of wild-card entry would be familiar.

First look of Kamal Haasan-starrer 'Vikram' released on his 67th b'day eve

The first look of director Lokesh Kanagaraj's eagerly awaited action thriller 'Vikram', featuring Kamal Haasan in the lead, received an unprecedented response on Saturday, with more than 52,000 people liking the video on YouTube within minutes of its release.

Emraan and Nikita summon the devil with their Halloween look

Emraan Hashmi made his foray into the world of OTT with his recently released film 'Dybbuk'. One has to admit that there couldn't have been a better time for the film's release as it fell concurrently with the festival of Halloween.

Kris Jenner says Kourtney, Travis Barker are 'made for each other'

Reality TV personality Kris Jenner is delighted her daughter Kourtney Kardashian, has got engaged to the Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, but she said their frequent public displays of affection can be a bit much to be around. The 65-year-old Kris told talk show host Ellen DeGeneres: "They're really made for each other. They really are. They're the cutest couple. They're so in love. And you let us know that they're so in love, constantly. "It's wild. You feel, you know, like they are only two people in the room. And we almost don't know what to do with ourselves. Like I'm looking for a closet to hide and somewhere to go."

Shruti Haasan being considered to romance Chiranjeevi in next

Telugu's most loved actor, megastar Chiranjeevi, is currently busy with a handful of movies. With interesting movies in the pipeline, the senior actor has expert directors in the line to direct him. As per the latest buzz, South Indian actress Shruti Haasan is being considered as the female lead for Chiranjeevi's interesting upcoming project. Tentatively titled #Mega154, the movie is to be directed by Bobby.

Aamir Khan's salt and pepper look goes viral

Aamir Khan is one of the most influential stars of the Hindi film industry. As much as he's an outstanding actor, he is also a trendsetter and recently, the 'Dangal' star made yet another style statement as he sported a salt and pepper look.

'Bigg Boss 15' to see Simba, Umar slug it out in the 'Sultani Akhaada'

Invited by their superstar host, Salman Khan, to fight it out in the 'Sultani Akhada', Simba Nagpal and Umar Riaz, both 'Bigg Boss 15' contestants who seem to be getting on each other's nerves all the time, engaged in a verbal joust. And, sources say, Simba, who's a model and actor, emerged as the winner, having secured the most number of votes from his housemates. His witty replies apparently tilted the balance of opinion in his favour. And in the second round, where the two of them had to literally wrestle with each other, Simba managed to pin Umar down to the 

Nagarjuna's 'partiality' in new promo gets fans talking

In one of the recent episodes of 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5', Actress Priya had an outburst on VJ Sunny, as he tried to defend his game. This brought so much negativity to her, and the audience was convinced that the host Nagarjuna would school her for her bad behaviour at the Bigg Boss house. The latest promo released features Nagarjuna hosting Saturday's episode.

BTS Army in for a live-streamed spectacle on Sunday

K-pop superband BTS will hold an online concert, 'BTS Permission To Dance On Stage', this weekend, featuring fresh up-to-date viewing technologies, its management agency has said. The seven-piece act's performance on a scale equivalent to an offline concert will be livestreamed from a stadium here on Sunday, according to Big Hit Music. It is BTS's first global online concert in about a year.

Censor Board wants 12 cuts in Madhur Bhandarkar's 'India Lockdown'

Madhur Bhandarkar finds himself at the receiving end of the Central Board of Film Certification's scissors as it has asked the filmmaker for 12 cuts despite granting an 'A' certificate to his film 'India Lockdown' which he shot during the pandemic. The movie makes use of four central characters and how their paths cross. It tells the story of people in India during the first lockdown

Maharashtra reopens its theatres to receive 'pre-Covid footfalls'

Bollywood breathed a sigh of relief on Friday when cinema theatres across Maharashtra, the source of 50 per cent of the Hindi film industry's earnings, opened after a Covid-imposed shutdown that stretched across a year and six months. Gautam Dutta, CEO, PVR Cinemas, expressed the industry-wide sentiment when he said: "It is heart-warming to reopen our cinemas

Actress Ananya Panday grilled by NCB for second day, summoned again

For the second consecutive day, Bollywood actress Ananya Panday was on Friday grilled by a team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), for over 3 hours, in connection with its ongoing probe into the October 2 "rave party" aboard a cruise ship.

Meenakshi Chowdhary is Mahesh Babu's heroine for Trivikram's film

Actress Meenakshi Chowdhary, who got onto everyone's radar with her appearance alongside Sushanth in his recent movie 'Ichata Vahanamulu Nilupa Radu', has grabbed a huge offer. She is to star as the second heroine in Mahesh Babu's upcoming movie. Mahesh Babu has been roped in to play the hero in Trivikram Srinivas' upcoming movie. So, the makers have zeroed in on Meenakshi Chowdhary

Abhishek Rawat on playing an ideal husband in upcoming show 'Kaamnaa'

TV actor Abhishek Rawat dons the role of an ideal husband in the upcoming drama titled 'Kaamnaa'. His on-screen character is named 'Manav', a quintessential, loving and sincere family man who believes in living an honest life based on his principles.

Deep Money's notes on his upcoming track 'Raat Nu'

Singer Deep Money, who's known for songs like 'Dope Shope' and 'Heeriye', is back yet again with another song titled 'Raat Nu'. Deep has been famous for composing and rendering party numbers. His new song will be released on October 22.

Kartik Aaryan turns 'Dhamaka' trailer launch into an immersive experience

The trailer of Kartik Aaryan-starrer Dhamaka released on Tuesday and it has 'detonated' a massive chain reaction of praises from the audience and the critics alike.

Whats more interesting is the way the trailer was launched. The event saw the boundaries blurring between the reel and real world; Kartik surprised the audience as he emerged from the cover of the darkness. The actor enacted a sequence from the film as he slipped into his character of news anchor Arjun Pathak in front of a live audience turning it into an immersive experience. Soon, Kartik was joined on

Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem to star in Lucille Ball biopic

For a generation that has grown up watching the ageless American sitcom 'I Love Lucy' in black-and-white on Doordarshan, there's an opportunity coming to relive those days of innocent laughter. Nicole Kidman will play the comedienne Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem will reprise her husband and co-star Desi Arnez in Aaron Sorkin's Amazon Studios movie 'Being the Ricardos'. On Tuesday, the production house dropped the movie's trailer, which pans through a week in the life of the couple who kept audiences, both live in the studio and in their living rooms, in splits

'Bigg Boss 15': Housemates banished to the jungle for not following rules

'Bigg Boss 15' is set to see interesting twists in the days ahead, one being that the housemates who haven't been following the rules will be declared 'junglewasis' and two contestants will bid goodbye to 'Bigg Boss' house. Bigg Boss, in fact, has decided to get tough and punish the contestants for bad behaviour. Those who haven't been following the rules and are not taking the show seriously are being

Noted Kannada actor, comedian Shankar Rao passes away

Noted Kannada actor and comedian Shankar Rao passed away at his home here on Monday. He was 88 and unwell for quite some time. Shankar Rao acted in more than a hundred Kannada films by the side of all popular heroes for over three decades. Some of the stars he

Aryan Khan bail: Mumbai court to pronounce verdict on Oct 20

In a huge setback to Aryan Khan, a Mumbai special NDPS court on Thursday reserved its order on his and other co-accused's bail applications till October 20. Thus, Aryan - the son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan - and other co-accused Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha will remain in judicial custody at the Arthur Road 

Not just movie theatres, people need to get back to work: Rakul Preet

Celebrating her birthday on Sunday and the imminent re-opening of movie theatres in Maharashtra, Bollywood's biggest market, on October 22, Rakul Preet Singh said that it was about time people got back to a normal working life. The actress, who has major films lined up for theatrical release, threw a massive birthday party here, where celebrities such as Riteish Deshmukh, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sidharth Malhotra, Sophie Choudry, and Saqib Saleem, among many others, showed up to wish her the best. The day was doubly special because both Rakul Preet and Jackky Bhagnani announced on social media that they were in a relationship.

Bigg Boss 15: Tejasswi dresses up for her 'baby' aka Bigg Boss

The upcoming episode of 'Bigg Boss 15' will see contestants making efforts and strategies to survive in the jungle. The 'junglewasis' aim to develop some unique way to get back to the main house. Jay Bhanushali, Vishal, Kotian, Karan Kundrra, Tejasswi Prakash and Vidhi Pandya start brainstorming for chalking out tactics to find the piece of the map very early in the day. They are eager to execute this task when the 'gharwasis' are asleep.

'Bigg Boss Telugu 5': After Hamida's exit, show gets more intense

The fifth elimination from the "Bigg Boss Telugu 5" house saw upcoming actress Hamida exit the reality show. The first four to be eliminated were actresses Sarayu and Uma Devi, anchor Lahari and choreographer Nataraj. With Hamida's elimination, Season 5 is getting more intense by the day. With her beautiful smile and captivating social skills, Hamida was expected to stay in the Bigg Boss house for a longer time. But when the votes were tallied, Hamida's count was the least and the host, Nagarjuna, announced her elimination.

Rave party bust: Aryan Khan, 7 others to be produced in court

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will produce the eight arrested accused in the rave party bust on a cruise ship before the Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Monday, said official sources. They are: Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan, model Munmun Dhamecha and Arbaaz Merchant -- who have been remanded to a day's NCB custody by the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate R.K. Rajebhosale. The remaining five are: Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhoker and Gomit Chopra, who were arrested late on Sunday night and shall be produced before the court today for remand. The eight revellers were nabbed at various times on Sunday after the NCB swooped onto their alleged drug party aboard the Cordelia Cruises ship on Saturday evening, shocking people in.......

Decision that changed my Life || TV actress Leena Jumani

Popular television actress Leena Jumani has opened up on a decision she took which turned out to be life changing for her.Leena, who started working at the Stock Market at a young age, recalls one phone call from Balaji Telefilms which changed her life.Talking about the same, the actress recalled: "I was only 16 when I was offered an opportunity in the Gujarati Film industry. However, after my brief journey there, I started working at the Stock Market. I wanted to support my family as much as I could and I got a really good role at MCX, so I took it up. But my passion continued to be acting."

MTV 'Splitsvilla X3' won by models Jay Dudhane, Aditi Rajput

Models Jay Dudhane and Aditi Rajput from Mumbai lifted the winners' trophy at the grand finale of MTV 'Splitsvilla X3'. They pipped Shivam Sharma and Pallak Yadav by winning the finale task titled 'Love Conquers', which tested their physical and mental strength as well as the depth of their bonding.After winning the show, Aditi said: "I'm delighted to win the show with Jay. We stood by each other since Day 1 and showed everyone the power of our connection. This win is nothing but a surreal feeling for us."She continued: "Throughout this journey, Jay and I have had an exceptional understanding, chemistry, and a strong friendship. That's what made us win the show. Our Boombaam gang has also supported us. It was indeed a memorable experience to compete with our own friends in the finale."As in the previous seasons, this time, too, there were two groups competing with each other. A lot of interesting equations were developing among the couples -- including broken friendships. But finally, Jay and Aditi won by facing up to the different tasks and taxing situations.

Huma Qureshi to walk the Tashkent Film Fest red carpet

Actress Huma Qureshi is all geared up for the Tashkent Film Festival. On Monday, she left for the prestigious festival, which has a long Indian association dating back to Raj Kapoor's visit to its inaugural edition in 1968. Once a cultural showpiece of the Soviet Union, the Festival is now hosted by Uzbekistan.

Television Actor Vikram Wadhwa Feeling like a cop in real life

Actor Vikram Wadhwa, who has entered the television show 'Hero - Gayab Mode On', says that sometimes he feels like he is a police inspector in real life as well! In the show, Vikram plays the role of a cop.The show revolves around the lead character Abhishek Nigam who finds a ring that gives him supernatural powers. Vikram is seen playing the role of a police officer who takes charge. Before this, Vikram has played the role of a police inspector in shows like 'Imlie' and 'Crime Alert'.

Comedy isn't easy || Samantha Akkineni

Telugu actress Samantha Akkineni realised how difficult it is to make people laugh only after she completed her 2019 film "Oh Baby". She said this after receiving the Best Actress in Leading Role (Telugu) Award at the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA).In the movie, Samantha plays the role of Baby, an aged woman, who magically becomes younger overnight. She then re-lives all her dreams and aspirations that she could not realise earlier in life.Speaking about doing the film, Samantha said: "I remember the reason why I wanted to do this film was that I wanted to break free from the heroine-oriented, social message-driven films. Comedy was very new to me but I always felt that I should give comedy a try and I am really glad that I did it because I had so much fun and I also realised that comedy is very, very difficult."The actress, who has a series of hit Telugu films in her kitty, gained a new perspective on actors who are masters of the comedy genre. "Comedy is even more difficult than emotional scenes. It's difficult to achieve the timing, and the pauses. I appreciate comic actors all the more now after working in 'Oh Baby'," says the actress.