In what's a first for Hollywood and Bollywood, RIO 2, the sequel to 2011's hit animation flick, RIO will see two of Bollywood's leading actors feature as the main voices for the dubbed Hindi version.Yes, for all you movie fans out there, Sonakshi Sinha and Imran Khan will feature as the lovable and memorable macaws Jewel and Blu respectively, for RIO2 releasing on 11th April, 2014. The English version of the movie will see the voices of Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg. More »Sonakshi Sinha and Imran Khan strike sound note; lend voice-over for RIO 2
Aamir Khan, who is all gung ho over the second season of his talk show 'Satyamev Jayate', spoke at length about various social issues affecting the countryWhile the actor is keen on highlighting women empowerment in this season, he also seems to dedicate a special episode covering elections. I can't reveal more, but you need to watch the season for the episodes. We have just managed to place it timely, just before the elections, said Aamir. However, he chose to refrain from More »Aamir Khan: Nobody is above the law!
By Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc has signed a deal to supply beverages to Walt Disney Co's first China resort, breaking The Coca-Cola Co's quarter century monopoly over beverage supply to the U.S. theme park operator. PepsiCo and its partner in China, Tingyi Cayman Islands Holding Corp <0322.HK>, will exclusively provide beverages to the Shanghai Disney Resort, its first on mainland China which is set to open at the end of 2015, PepsiCo, Disney and Tingyi said in a joint statement on Thursday. More »PepsiCo re-enters 'Magic Kingdom' with Shanghai Disney deal
Just when we thought Bollywood had gone mellow on the casting couch and sexual misconduct route, JOLLY LLB-maker Subhash Kapoor's alleged molestation act More »Bollywood still reeling under curse of molestation!
In few days from now, Madhuri Dixit's much anticipated film GULAAB GANG is going to hit the silver screens all across the countryside and a buzz is building around the film for quite a long time. However a reality check is also in order. It is owing to the fact that after GULAAB GANG Madhuri Dixit does not have any other film nor have there been any new announcements for her. The pertinent question then is, where would her career go?Would she then strive out to keep herself in More »Moment of reckoning for Madhuri Dixit: what after GULAAB GANG?
REUTERS - Cable TV network AMC Networks Inc reported a 19 percent jump in quarterly revenue that handily beat Street estimates, helped by the popularity of "The Walking Dead." The fourth season of "The Walking Dead" was a hit, attracting 12.1 million viewers to its mid-season finale in December. Almost two-thirds of the viewers fell in the 18-49 age bracket, which is much coveted by advertisers. ... More »"The Walking Dead" mid-season finale helps AMC beat Street
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian ethnic wear designer Ekta Dhingra has taken inspiration from Pakistani tribal wear for her latest collection titled MashaAllah. This collection of mine depicts festivity and is inspired by today's women," Dhingra, owner of Rabha's by Ekta store, said in a statement. More »Ekta Dhingra's MashaAllah inspired by Pakistani tribal wear
New Delhi, February 27 (ANI): Amitabh Bachchan was spotted at the book launch of 'Meri Beti Meri Shakti'. "United Nations have made me the ambassador for girl child after the success of polio campaign and we all are working to attain it as women is the 50% strength of any country and she should get all that she deserves", he added. More »Amitabh Bachchan attends 'Meri Beti Meri Shakti' book launch
Washington, February 27 (ANI): Kate Hudson is reportedly having relationship problems with her fiance of three years Matthew Bellamy. More »Kate Hudson facing 'relationship problems' with fiance Matthew Bellamy
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 (IANS) Malayalam actor Prithviraj says he is going to be a father soon and that he and his wife Supriya Menon are overjoyed. Supriya and I are overjoyed," he wrote on the social networking site. Prithviraj and Mumbai-based journalist Supriya got married in 2011. Son of late actor Sukumaran, Prithviraj made his debut in 2001 with director Renjith's "Nandanam" and his major films include "Swapnakoodu", "Classmates", "Vargam", "Vaasthavam", "Veettilekkulla Vazhi", and "Ayalum Njanum Thammil". More »Going to be a father: Prithviraj
Jodhpur, Feb 27 (IANS) The Mehrangarh Fort here will host the first edition of the Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy Festival (JFGF), a three-day music and dance extravaganza to be held March 13-15. Some of the renowned Spanish artists such as Pepe Habichuela, Josemi Carmona, Chano Dominguez, Augustin Carbonel 'El Bola' and Karen Lugo are likely to be part of the event. Helmed by the Mehrangarh Museum Trust, the fest will serve as a one-stop place for artists to collaborate, learn from each other and create soulful music. Maharaja Gaj Singh II, managing trustee of the Mehrangarh Museum Trust, says they wish to preserve and promote the musical heritage of the gypsies in Rajasthan and present the traditions that evolved from the distant travels of those tribes centuries ago. More »Jodhpur to host flamenco and gypsy fest
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu, known for Telugu and Tamil films "Mr. Perfect" and "Aadukalam", respectively, now wants to try her hand at Hindi movies and has shifted from Chennai to Mumbai, the hub of the Hindi film industry. "Moving to Mumbai was a conscious decision and it's something that I have been planning for long. She made her Bollywood debut with David Dhawan's "Chashme Baddoor" in 2013. -*- Subhash Ghai's 'Kaanchi' to release April 25 Filmmaker Subhash Ghai says his "Kaanchi", his "most laborious film", will hit the screens April 25. More »Taapsee shifts base from Chennai to Mumbai
Chennai, Feb 27 (IANS) The Rs.10 billion worth Telugu filmdom, the second largest filmmaking industry in the country, is likely to be hit by the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, say industry members and add that big-budget films are likely to be affected the most. Telangana, the newly formed state carved out of Andhra Pradesh, will set up a separate film committee called Telangana Cinema Force to be headed by filmmaker N. Shankar. Filmmaker Murali Mohan, president of Movie Artists Association in Andhra, feels the division of the state will result in huge losses to the industry. "We have heard that there are plans to stop the release of films made by Andhra people in Telangana. More »Telugu cinema faces grim future post bifurcation: Industry
London, Feb. 27(ANI): Beyonce has released a racy new video called 'Partition' featuring hubby Jay-Z , revealing her in the sexiest role ever. More »Beyonce goes 'semi-naked' in latest raunchy video with hubby Jay-Z
Washington, Feb. 27(ANI): David Fincher might direct a new biopic on Steve Jobs. More »David Fincher might be roped in for Steve Jobs biopic
Washington, Feb. 27(ANI): Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy are apparently working on their relationship, brushing off the rumors of their break-up. The 'Almost Famous' actress and the Muse frontman seem to be committed to their relationship, Contactmusic reported. More »Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy `dedicated to keep romance alive`
Chennai, Feb 27 (IANS) A CBI court here Thursday sentenced an official of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to one year's rigorous imprisonment after he was caught accepting a bribe. D. Rajasekar, regional officer of the CBFC, was sentenced to one year's rigorous imprisonment, said a statement issued here by the anti-corruption branch of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). More »Film certification board official jailed
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) "Karthik Calling Karthik" co-stars Deepika Padukone and Farhan Akhtar have come together to share the frame yet again. Coca-Cola's new campaign - 'Chhoti ho ya badi, har khushi mein Coca-Cola', urges consumers to revel in the big and small joys of life. This is the first time that Farhan and Deepika have worked together in a series of ads, directed by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. The campaign sees the two actors liven up the screen with their chemistry and engaging interactions in some everyday situations which have them cherish and rejoice the little joys of life with a bottle of Coca-Cola. More »Deepika, Farhan reunite for ad
Wellington, Feb 27 (ANI): Michelle Rodriguez, who is rumored to be dating supermodel Cara Delevingne, recently took to Instagram to share a picture of herself mediating in the buff. More »Michelle Rodriguez posts nude snap of self meditating
New York, Feb 27 (ANI): Rihanna and former beau Chris Brown, who had violently assaulted her in 2009, are apparently on talking terms and have started exchanging texts. A source told the New York Post that the 'Kiss Kiss' hit maker started texting the brunette beauty on her birthday, February 20, and the two have been sending each other a flurry of texts ever since. More »RiRi still in touch with 'assaulter' Chris Brown
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): The making of over 50 statuettes for the winners of the Academy Awards demands a lot of attention and effort from the workers at Chicago's R.S. Owens and Co. More »How Oscar statuettes are made from scratch
Washington, February 27 (ANI): Philip Seymour Hoffman's close friend has settled a libel lawsuit against The National Enquirer by creating a playwriting foundation to be initially funded by the tabloid. More »Philip Hoffman's pal settles libel suit against US tabloid