Be it Kangana Ranaut's Queen or Priyanka Chopra's Mary Kom or Anushka Sharma's NH10, the audience has welcomed such films with open arms and it seems that Priyanka Chopra is quite glad about this recent trend. More »Priyanka Chopra Is Happy About Recent Spate Of Woman-Centric Films
Actor-producer Aamir Khan, who had recently visited China for the premiere of his latest release PK ïn Shanghai, had a pleasant surprise when he discovered that he has an old family connection with China. Talking about his visit to China and the warm welcome that he received there, Aamir said, "I had no idea that the Chinese love Indian films and Raj Kapoor's Awara is a big hit there. More »Aamir Khan Reveals His Old Family Connection With China
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, who last directed the successful "PK" is now all set to produce his sister Anju Kishinchandani's play "Growing Up" based on puberty. Anju is quite excited to present her play in front of an audience. "When I first heard Anju's concept of the storyline, I was immediately hooked. More »Rajkumar Hirani produces his sister's play
By Mike Davidson CANNES, France (Reuters) - Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien said on Friday he had not started out wanting to make the lead character female in his film "Nie Yinniang" (The Assassin), but had tailored the role to suit his lead actress, Shu Qi. "I never thought of making a female assassin movie, but for me the choice of people is very important," Hou told Reuters in an interview. "When I look at the actor or actresses, I would think what sort of movie would suit them, and I'm trying to make a movie that depicts their personality more." The character of a female assassin is, however, historically correct and documented in Tang dynasty literature, Hou said, adding that he had read so many books about the period that he had plenty of material for several more films. More »Female "Assassin" tailored to actress, Cannes director says
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Maggie Gyllenhaal was recently in for a shock when she was told that she was too old to play the lover of a 55-year-old male character in a movie. Gyllenhaal, who is 37-year-old, felt humiliated and angry after receiving such poor treatment. More »Is 37-yr-old Maggie Gyllenhaal 'too old' to play lover of 55-yr-old actor?
London, May 22 (ANI): Australian model Nicole Trunfio has been photographed breastfeeding son on this month's 'Elle Australia cover. More »Model Nicole Trunfio poses breastfeeding son in Elle cover
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) "Indian Idol Junior" is back with more glamour quotient and young talent from all over India. The singing reality TV show was launched here with a blast from the past, with contestants paying tribute to some of the legends of music industry like Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Sonu Nigam. The children traced the journey of songs in the music world from 1950s era by crooning hit numbers "Aaiye meherbaan", "Aayega aane wala", "Mere sapno ki rani", "Ruki ruki thi zindagi" and "Main tenu samjhawan ki". More »'Indian Idol Junior' sets ball rolling with Bollywood music
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Divyanka Tripathi, who plays Ishita Bhalla in soap opera "Ye Hai Mohabbatein" left two of her fans intimidated. While hosting a segment at the Star Parivaar Awards with the 30-year-old, actor Shravan Reddy, who plays Neil in soap opera "Dosti...Yaariyan...Manmarzian" got frightened before he had to get on stage because he has a huge crush on her. "Being in one frame with Divyanka made me extremely nervous as she is a beautiful lady and an even better person at heart. More »Divyanka Tripathi intimidates her fans
A Polish court on Friday adjourned until mid-September a hearing on whether to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction. Polanski, who lives in France, is in Poland making a movie but did not appear in the Krakow court on Friday and was represented by lawyers. Judge Dariusz Mazur said Poland had requested further information from U.S. authorities by Aug. 8. More »Polish court adjourns Polanski extradition case until mid-September
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Keen to make a mark in the global arena, the West Bengal government is scouting for business opportunities at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival, an official said on Friday. The state government has roped in actor-director Arindam Sil to woo production houses to shoot their films in the state. According to state Information and Cultural Affairs Secretary Atri Bhattacharya, Sil left for Cannes on May 18 and is actively engaging and liasoning with production houses and filmmakers. More »Bengal delegate in Cannes for business
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Before you take off on a summer vacation to a destination of your choice, spare a little time to think of haircare. Hairstylist Asgar Saboo gives essential tips to ensure your hair is holiday-ready and looks its best during your vacation, said a statement. * Use dry shampoo: Dry shampoo has been gaining popularity recently. More »Make your hair holiday-ready
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) With her 'swagger' in "Tanu Weds Manu Returns", Kangana Ranaut has once again proved why she's called the 'Queen' of Bollywood! The actress' double role in her latest release has her fans and friends from the film fraternity giving her and the film a thumbs up. More »'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' highly recommended by B-Town
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Take extra care to protect food in summer and keep bacteria at bay. Saurabh Arora, founder of www.foodsafetyhelpine.com, shares tips on food safety and hygiene: * Maintain hygiene: Wash hands before cooking and after handling raw meat, fish and poultry. Avoid cooking and touching food items if you have cold, runny nose or fever. More »Maintain food safety, hygiene in summer
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Pamela Anderson, who recently got divorced from Rick Salomon again, opened up about her divorce saying that she has a habit of taking a second chance. More »Pamela Anderson says `learned a lesson` after divorcing Rick Salomon again
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Canadian-American alternative rock singer Alanis Morissette has said that breastfeeding can be "intimidating". The 'You Oughta Know' singer said that they live in a very funny society, a society that on one hand says that they are just a sexual object and then when this other sort of otherworldly, biological wind-in-the-hair goddess power comes out in the form of feeding their children in a very beautiful, animal way, that can actually be more intimidating. The documentary seeks to expose this profit-driven marketing and deflate the current stigmas surrounding breastfeeding and, in the process, empower every woman to trust her body, her baby and herself in her journey as a mother. More »Alanis Morissette believes breastfeeding can be `intimidating`
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin finds Emraan Hashmi as the perfect fit to portray him in his biopic "Azhar", while the actor says the cricketer is helping him learn the nuances of the game. "Emraan is very apt for the role. A lot of people asked me 'Why Emraan is doing my role in the film?' But Emraan is my favorite," Azharuddin said here at the teaser launch of the biopic. More »Azharuddin trains Emraan for biopic 'Azhar'
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Dodging questions about whether Nargis Fakhri has been roped in as the female lead for "Azhar", a biopic on former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin, producer Ekta Kapoor has said the discussion is on with some names. "The shooting will start from the next month and we are still in discussion with actors. More »Still in discussion: Ekta Kapoor on female lead of 'Azhar'
Gurgaon, May 22 (IANS) South Korean brand Innisfree opened its trove of beauty secrets embedded with nature's benefits for the Indian market by opening its second outlet here on Friday, a step towards further expansion in the country. The store at DLF Galleria market here comes after the brand's entry into the Indian market via an outlet in the capital's upscale Khan Market. The outlet houses an array of beauty products ranging from skin care and beauty to natural looking lip tints, that have been carefully infused with the pure natural goodness of South Korea's Jeju Island -- a volcanic island that stores secrets of getting flawless skin in its wilderness. More »South Korean brand Innisfree expands footprints in India
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Ashton Kutcher has slammed some media outlets for publishing pictures of his 7 month old daughter without consent. The 37-year-old actor and investor used social media to call out such publications and request they "honour his decision" to keep his child out of the spotlight, Contactmusic reported. The 'What Happens in Vegas' star took it to his Twitter page to say "Why is it so hard for publications to respect that I would like the identity of my child kept private for safety reasons? More »Ashton Kutcher: Don't print paparazzi pics of my baby girl
Washington, May 22 (ANI): 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' is slated for a March 2016 release. More »'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' to hit theaters in March 2016
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Neha Sharma has confirmed that she would be romancing actor John Abraham in the third instalment of the film "Hera Pheri". More »Neha Sharma to romance John Abraham in 'Hera Pheri 3'
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) With the success of content-driven films led by women like Anushka Sharma and Kangana Ranaut, one lady who is sitting back and smiling is Priyanka Chopra, who recalls how she was called "silly" for choosing to do a movie like "Fashion" back in 2008. Having watched Anushka's production "NH10", Priyanka was all praise for the latter for keeping the flag of "girl power" flying high. "I was called silly for doing Fashion. More »I was called silly for doing 'Fashion': Priyanka Chopra
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actor Salman Khan, who has won the hearts of many in India and the world, says Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone is his hero. The "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" actor called upon his 12 million fans on micro-blogging website Twitter to follow the legendary actor. Aapke Hero ka hero Sylvester Stallone (If anyone has to follow a Hollywood star, then follow Sylvester Stallone. More »Salman Khan's hero is Sylvester Stallone
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" has garnered 20.1 million views in just 24 hours, setting a new Vevo record. More »Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' breaks Vevo record with 20.1m views in 1day
Sony Pictures Entertainment has partnered up with China Film Company for the official Chinese remake of American blockbuster My Best Friend’s Wedding. The two production houses that have earlier collaborated for various film projects are thrilled about this new venture and wish to create a masterpiece for the Chinese audience. The original film My Best Friend’s Wedding released in 1997 starred Hollywood stars Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Dermot Mulroney and Rupert Everett in the lead roles. More »Sony Pictures And CFC Join Hands For My Best Friend’s Wedding Remake