Producer Sajid Nadiadwala revealed at the 2 STATES trailer launch that his co-producer and filmmaker Karan Johar convinced him to take actor Arjun Kapoor as the male protagonist in the filmKaran Johar chooses Arjun Kapoor over Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Ranbir Kapoor 2 STATES script was green signaled by Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Ranbir Kapoor. But eventually Karan came to and said we should sign Arjun for the film and I fell off the chair listening to it. But today I feel that was the right decision. I feel proud of Arjun and his work,confessed More »Karan Johar chooses Arjun Kapoor over Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Ranbir Kapoor
Ali Zafar is playing a Pakistani in TOTAL SIYAPAA, and proudly so. As a cross-border neighbour who has to win hearts of his beloved's Indian family, Ali admits that he could draw a lot of parallels between real and reel life.For starters, I could relate to the film as I felt that if a Pakistani actually gets stuck in such a situation, how would he actually approach it so as to win over the girl's family?. For example, if I am referring to Shahid Afridi in one of the scenes, i More »Ali Zafar: I could relate to TOTAL SIYAPAA
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Comedian Kapil Sharma, who has charmed people with his antics, says child actor Sadhil Kapoor, host of new talk show "Captain Tiao", will become the next Kapil Sharma. As the nine-year-old quizzed the entertainer on numerous subjects, the two bonded over Kapil's funny translations of some of the famous Hindi phrases into English. -*- Disha followed by fan in Melbourne Small screen actress Disha Parmar, currently shooting in Melbourne, Australia, with her "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai" co-star Nakuul Mehta, was followed by an NRI family, who are die-hard fans of her. More »Kapil Sharma sees himself in Sadhil Kapoor
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Soundarya Rajnikanth, who has directed her father and superstar Rajinikanth in forthcoming Tamil period-drama "Kochadaiiyaan", Friday said the latter was not at ease while shooting romantic scenes with his co-star Deepika Padukone. "I guess it was because I was around and calling action and cut, dad felt very awkward to shoot some romantic scenes," said Soundarya who would love to direct her father again. I would be really happy to work with him again," Soundarya told reporters here announcing the film's partnership with Karbonn Mobiles. Karbonn Mobiles in association with "Kochadaiiyaan" announced Karbonn Kochadaiiyaan Signature Phone Series, which will be loaded with movie content, reality apps, songs and videos. More »Dad felt awkward to shoot romantic scenes: Soundarya Rajnikanth
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Mobile handset company Karbonn Friday announced the launch of a "Kochadaiiyaan" Signature Phone Series to bring Rajinikanth's magic closer to his fans. All handsets in the series have an exclusive signature of "Kochadaiiyaan", signed by megastar Rajinikanth himself, on the back cover. "This association is a first of its kind initiative synergizing the legend of Rajnikanth with the mass appeal of Karbonn to offer a masterpiece collector's series for all Thalaiva fans," Sudhir Hasija, chairman, Karbonn Mobiles, said in a statement. Winners of the contest will be chosen by the thespian's daughter and the film's director Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin, and they will get a chance to meet the 'Thalaiva' himself. More »Get your hands on 'Kochadaiiyaan' signature phone
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) The "2 States" trailer features Alia Bhatt locking lips with Arjun Kapoor and its producer Karan Johar says kissing scenes help in luring the audience. Earlier kissing scenes were not included in promos, but it has become a trend now. When asked about the same, Karan said: "It's great these kids of the new generation are kissing on screen. I like to watch kissing scenes, it's wonderful. More »Kissing scenes help to get opening: Karan Johar
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) There isn't enough food for everyone in the country and now actress Yami Gautam endorses 'Food for Soul' campaign, which aims at feeding the underprivileged. Initiated by online food ordering platform Foodpanda along with non-profit organisation Uday Foundation, the campaign encourages patrons to generously feed the lesser privileged. "The Food for Soul campaign sensitises us towards the fact that there are many who are not even fortunate enough to get a basic square meal a day. Through this campaign, Foodpanda.in reminds us to share the joy we feel on eating great food with the less privileged," Yami said in a statement. More »Yami Gautam supports Food for Soul' campaign
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) National Award winning Marathi feature film "Dhag", directed by Shivaji Lotan Patil, will hit theatres March 7, DAR Film Distributors (DFD) announced Friday. Produced by Vishal Pandit Gaware, "Dhag" stars Hansraj Jagtap, Usha Jadhav, Upendra Limaye, Nagesh Bhosala, Suhani Deshpande and Neha Dakhinkar in leading roles. More »'Dhag' to release March 7
London, February 28 (ANI): Myleene Klass has hinted that she could have been Mrs Simon Cowell. More »Myleene Klass hints being 'romantically involved' with Simon Cowell
London, February 28 (ANI): 'Star Trek' legend William Shatner has claimed that he has been personally involved in dealings with extra-terrestrial life. More »'Star Trek' legend William Shatner claims extra-terrestrial life exists
Washington, February 28 (ANI): The Islamic symbol used in the online version of Katy Perry music video for 'Dark Horse' has been removed after an online petition claimed it was offensive to the Muslim religion. In the Change.org petition, Shazad Iqbal had cited that in the video, a man is shown being burned, whilst wearing a pendant forming the word 'Allah' which is the Arabic word for God, and had demanded that the video be removed from YouTube, Fox News reported. Iqbal had added that blasphemy is clearly conveyed in the video, as Perry, who appears to be representing an opposition of God, is seen engulfing the believer and the word God in flames. More »'Allah' pendant removed from Katy Perry's controversial 'Dark Horse' video
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is keen to work with internationally acclaimed composer A.R. Rahman and he is awaiting for an opportunity to collaborate with the Oscar winner. More »When will you work with us? Salman asks Rahman
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) First she played a glam girl in "Student of The Year", then donned the casual look in "Highway" and now in "2 States" Alia Bhatt says she will sport the Indian fusion look. "My clothes in the film has been designed by Manish Malhotra, so I didn't have to think about it. Manish gets Indian fusion look so well," Alia told reporters at "2 States" trailer launch. Alia is playing a Tamil girl in "2 States", a big screen adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's bestseller of the same name. More »It's Indian fusion look for Alia in '2 States'
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has shot down rumours of "Ram-leela" pair Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone playing the lead roles in his "Shuddhi". More »Ranveer, Deepika not finalised for 'Shuddhi': Karan Johar
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Rumors are rife that Ashton Kutcher has finally popped the question to his girlfriend Mila Kunis and the pair is finally engaged. More »Mila Kunis finally engaged to beau Ashton Kutcher
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Leah Remini has revealed that her best friend Jennifer Lopez has been giving her spiritual advice. In an interview with Buzzfeed, the 'Family Tools' star has revealed that she has reclaimed her spirituality and has begun listening to affirmation tapes on the suggestion of Lopez, Radar Online reported. The 43-year-old actress does a daily exercise, which requires her to look in a mirror and say "I love you, Leah. More »Leah Remini's best friend JLo's her 'spiritual adviser'
REUTERS - Sotheby's said it acquired the "Pink Star" diamond, which had fetched a world-record price in November, after its buyer couldn't pay and defaulted. New York-based diamond cutter Isaac Wolf outbid three rivals last November to pay 76.3 million Swiss francsfor the flawless pink diamond in an auction guaranteed by Sotheby's. In a post-earnings conference call, the auction house said it reversed the related commission revenue as a result of the buyer default and recorded the pink diamond in inventory at a value of about $72 million. "We are currently in discussions with the buyer, while also considering other alternatives," Patrick McClymont, Sotheby's CFO said on the call with analysts. More »Sotheby's acquires "Pink Star" diamond after buyer defaults
Washington, Feb. 28(ANI): Pharrell Williams has defended the album cover of his latest music release 'G I R L'. The 'Happy' hitmaker has spoken about his new album cover, after he was criticized that he featured only white women on the cover, Contactmusic reported. He added that his mom is a black woman, his business is run by a another black women and he is married to a black woman and therefore, there is no point criticizing his album cover. More »Pharrell Williams defends latest album cover art
Washington, Feb. 28(ANI): Eva Green has revealed that she was left black-and-blue after a violent sex scene for her new film, '300: Rise of an Empire'. More »Eva Green left bruised after violent sex scene in '300: Rise of an Empire'
Ltd, is set to launch his new production house titled Tequila Shot Productions. "Tequila Shots productions will not only create content for television, but will also be foraying into film production very soon," Tewari said in a statement. Ltd., co-founded with Abhinav Shukla, is behind the production of on-air shows "Madhubala - Ek Ishq, Ek Junoon" and "Rangrasiya". "Abhinav and I had great stint running Nautanki Films together. More »'Madhubala...' co-producer to launch new production house
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Winona Ryder once wore a 10 dollars vintage dress to the Oscars. Ryder, who is the lover of vintage clothes, is apparently not afraid to recycle outfits she has previously worn to events, Contactmusic reported. The 'Girl, Interrupted' star told Red magazine that most of her wardrobe is vintage and she has worn dresses to the Oscars that she got for 10 dollars. She revealed that at Sean Penn's last Haiti gala she wore this vintage dress that she had worn to a film premiere in 2005. More »Winona Ryder once wore $10 dress to Oscars
Melbourne, February 28 (ANI): The lawyer of paparazzi Sheng Li, who was accused of kicking Lara Bingle, has demanded that Lara Bingle should be charged for the "beat-down". The lawyer has said that the model will have to pay financial damages to Li, as a strong message needs to be conveyed that this type of conduct is not "okay", News.com.au reported. Ron Kuby claimed that he has video evidence supporting charges against her for not only attacking Li but filing a false police report. Kuby added that it was a beat-down in the street, which carries a criminal penalty that should be paid in addition to financial damages. More »Photog's lawyer wants Lara Bingle charged for 'beat down'
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Robin Thicke is not giving up on his wife, Paula Patton, even though they have been divorced, according to reports. More »Robin Thicke trying to woo back ex-wife Paula Patton post split
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Gwen Stefani has unveiled a collection of handbags and shoes, adding another fashion line to her name. More »Gwen Stefani unveils new 'affordable' line of handbags and shoes
London, February 28 (ANI): Julianne Moore has confessed that she showed her daughter "different kinds of boobs" on their outing to a naked spa. More »Julianne Moore showed 'different kinds of boobs' to daughter at naked spa