• Shah Rukh Khan Wants To Direct Films?

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Bollywood superstar-producer Shah Rukh Khan, who made a comeback to TV with India Poochega-Sabse Shaana Kaun?, recently revealed that he would like to direct films someday. When in London to attend an event, while talking about working on television, SRK said that as a filmmaker and a producer, who would like to direct films one day, he thinks that TV is a great platform to tell stories. More »Shah Rukh Khan Wants To Direct Films?

  • There Is A Lot Of Fashion And Style In 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' Says Karan Johar

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Karan Johar who recently attended a fashion and style event said that his upcoming film with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma says that Ae Dil Hai Mushkil will have a lot of fashion and style. Also starring in the film will be Ranbir Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan and the movie is said to be loosely based on the Hindi classic film Doosra Aadmi starring Raakhee, Shashi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh. More »There Is A Lot Of Fashion And Style In 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' Says Karan Johar

  • Vishal Bhardwaj: 'I feel sad about Shahid Kapoor not getting National Award for Haider'

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, whose last film Haider bagged five National Awards, is still feeling a little sad, it seems. The reason-Bhardwaj feels that Shahid Kapoor, who had played the protagonist, should have got the National Award for Best Actor. Talking about Shahid, Vishal said, ''I really feel bad for Shahid as I feel that he deserved the National Award for Best Actor. More »Vishal Bhardwaj: 'I feel sad about Shahid Kapoor not getting National Award for Haider'

  • Vishal Bhardwaj: I only believe in National Awards and don't care for other popular awards'

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Acclaimed filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, whose last film Haider bagged five National Awards this year, candidly admitted that he only believes in National Awards and doesn't even care for other popular awards. Talking about Haider bagging five National awards, Vishal said, ''It is an unbelievable feeling and I am quite happy about this as National Awards are the only awards event I respect and believe in. More »Vishal Bhardwaj: I only believe in National Awards and don't care for other popular awards'

  • Kangana Ranaut Doesn't Regret Doing Films Like 'Rascals' And 'Double Dhamaal'

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Actress Kangana Ranaut, who recently bagged the National Award for Queen, has also been a part of unimpressive films like Rascals and Double Dhamaal, which did not create much of a stir at the box office, but the curly-haired lass does not regret doing these films. When asked if she winces at the thought of acting in such films, Kangana said that she would never regret doing such films as she had hit rock-bottom at the time and these films kept her afloat. Kangana added that such films are also an integral part of her journey and not a reason for regret. More »Kangana Ranaut Doesn't Regret Doing Films Like 'Rascals' And 'Double Dhamaal'

  • Shahid Kapoor To Tie The Knot This December!?

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Since the past few days, there have been reports that eligible bachelor Shahid Kapoor might get married to Mira Rajput and though we all figured that it was just a publicity stunt or a rumour, it seems there might be some truth to the report. More »Shahid Kapoor To Tie The Knot This December!?

  • Zoya Akhtar's Friends Are Eager To Watch The Trailer Of 'Dil Dhadakne Do'

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Everyone from Zoya Akhtar's cast and crew to her friends has been anxious to watch the trailer of her upcoming release Dil Dhadakne Do. More »Zoya Akhtar's Friends Are Eager To Watch The Trailer Of 'Dil Dhadakne Do'

  • Bollywood Celebs Bat For Anushka Sharma After India?s Defeat In Semi-Finals

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Ever since India lost to Australia in the World Cup semi-finals, jokes targeting Virat Kohli’s girlfriend Anushka Sharma have been going viral and it seems that this has not gone down well with Bollywood celebs, who took to Twitter to stand by her and lambast all those blaming Sharma for India’s loss. Madhur Bhandarkar: ''The venom with which Anushka Sharma is being targeted after India's defeat is not only shocking but also disgusting. More »Bollywood Celebs Bat For Anushka Sharma After India?s Defeat In Semi-Finals

  • Ram Gopal Verma Has No Idea Who Virat Kohli Is!

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Ram Gopal Varma is becoming famous on Twitter for his controversial posts , wherein he gets in regular war of words with other celebrities or the regular public as well.RGV, who recently  posted that he was happy that the Indian cricket team lost miserably against Australia is at it again. ... More »Ram Gopal Verma Has No Idea Who Virat Kohli Is!

  • Aamir Khan Says That He Doesn't Know How To Work Fast

    Movie Talkies - Fri 27 Mar, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    Aamir Khan's acting methods are well known. He wants to channel his energy into this  and he says that he insists on completely becoming the character. More »Aamir Khan Says That He Doesn't Know How To Work Fast

  • 'Broken Horses' game to be unveiled in Los Angeles

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 11:36 PM IST

    Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's maiden Hollywood movie "Broken Horses" will not just have a novel version, but a mobile and computer game as well. The game will be launched in Los Angeles around the film's release on April 10. The recently released trailer of "Broken Horses", launched by Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, is creating buzz globally for movie-goers. Set in the shadows of US-Mexico border gang wars, "Broken Horses" is a thriller about bonds of brotherhood, laws of loyalty and futility of violence. More »'Broken Horses' game to be unveiled in Los Angeles

  • Sushant Singh Rajput to visit Old Delhi Railway Station

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 11:10 PM IST

    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A lover of history, actor Sushant Singh Rajput will on Friday make his trip to the capital more fruitful by visiting the Old Delhi Railyway Station to promote his forthcoming movie "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!". Sushant, who will be accompanied by the film's director Dibakar Banerjee, enjoys reading history and he likes to visit places of historical importance and other landmarks in the cities that he visits. "He is excited to visit the Old Delhi Railway Station," a source said. While he was supposed to attend a history lecture at University of Delhi on Thursday, he was unable to do so due to a strike there. More »Sushant Singh Rajput to visit Old Delhi Railway Station

  • 'Barkhaa': The tawaif goes to the beer bar (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ***)

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 11:00 PM IST

    Rating: *** Pakeezah goes to the beer bar. Debutant director Shadaab Mirza weaves an emotional yarn about a girl's journey from the pristine Himachal hinterland into a beer bar run by an incredibly benign South Indian man who could be one of those caring madams in the films about fallen women set in kothas. The scenes showing the rich pampered lawyer's besotted son Jatin (Taha Shah, stiff and not just in the upper-lip) frequenting the bar to dart lovelorn looks at his object of adoration are met with a disarming mix of amusement and annoyance by Barkhaa. More »'Barkhaa': The tawaif goes to the beer bar (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ***)

  • Grandma Cissy prays for Bobbi Kristina but 'not a great deal of hope'

    Reuters - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 10:58 PM IST

    Cissy Houston, the grandmother of Bobbi Kristina Brown, who was found unresponsive in a bathtub in January, is praying for her recovery but she admitted there was little hope. In an interview with WBLS radio in New York City, Houston, 81, said her granddaughter, the only child of the late pop star Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, had been transferred to a rehabilitative center and her condition remained "the same". More »Grandma Cissy prays for Bobbi Kristina but 'not a great deal of hope'

  • AIFW: Hemant-Nandita bring Gulmarg's rustic beauty on ramp

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 8:08 PM IST

    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The scenic beauty of Kashmir has always been a source of inspiration for many designers but the Hemant-Nandita duo took it to a different level, showcasing the timeless allure of the state's Gulmarg resort through their range that personified undying techniques, delicate embroideries, scenic beauty and extravagant handicrafts and clothing. Titled "Boho Caravan", the designers shared the whole idea of taking inspiration from the place post their show at Amazon India Fashion Week that is taking place at Pragati Maidan here. "We visited the Khybar resort in Gulmarg last year and it stayed in our minds. The place was very simple and western from outside but once you visit the place, you will notice the whole ethnic and traditional ambience ... it surprised us," Nandita told reporters. More »AIFW: Hemant-Nandita bring Gulmarg's rustic beauty on ramp

  • TV documentary probes mysteries, treatments, advances in cancer

    Reuters - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 7:59 PM IST

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - For documentary maker Ken Burns the film "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" has a special significance because the multiple Emmy award-winner's mother died of the disease when he was a boy. Burns was 11 years old when she lost her battle with cancer, an event he said robbed him of his childhood. Directed by Barak Goodman ("Scottsboro: An American Tragedy") and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" by Indian-born American scientist Siddhartha Mukherjee, the documentary will begin airing on PBS on Monday. Part scientific and investigative report, the series chronicles the history of cancer, early misconceptions, discoveries into its causes, the development of chemotherapy and targeted therapies and the latest advances in immunotherapy. More »TV documentary probes mysteries, treatments, advances in cancer

  • After film, Bosnian woman agrees to meet son born of wartime rape

    Reuters - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 7:58 PM IST

    By Daria Sito-Sucic SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Bosnian woman has agreed to meet the son she bore as the result of wartime rape after having read of a film made about the now 22-year-old man and his search for his biological parents, the film director said on Thursday. Director Semsudin Gegic said the woman, a Muslim Bosniak who lives in the United States, had called him after she saw a Reuters article published on Tuesday about the premiere of Gegic's film in Bosnia. "She called me from the United States and said she was ready to meet Alen and agreed that I can film their encounter." Gegic quoted her as having told him: "I don't want any sin on my soul." Alen Muhic's mother was repeatedly raped by a Bosnian Serb soldier early in Bosnia's 1992-95 war, and gave birth to a boy she abandoned. Gegic's second documentary film about Muhic, "An Invisible Child's Trap", documents his painful bid to track down and meet his parents, a quest that had ultimately proved fruitless. More »After film, Bosnian woman agrees to meet son born of wartime rape

  • Time to get united: Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Khanna on Indian fashion weeks

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 6:54 PM IST

    Mumbai's Lakme Fashion Week and Delhi's Amazon India Fashion Week. He was speaking at a preview of their collection at the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) here on Thursday. Gandhi also noted that aspiring designers need to realise that the common conception that fashion industry is all about partying and shows, needs to change. We work really hard and they (youngsters) think fashion is such an easy thing, but we work like crazy. More »Time to get united: Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Khanna on Indian fashion weeks

  • Sushant launches 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' fashion line

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 6:24 PM IST

    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee and Sushant Singh Rajput, the director and actor respectively of Bollywood film "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" on Thursday launched an apparel line titled NOIR 43, inspired by the forthcoming crime thriller, at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW). Sushant said he won't mind creating his own fashion line someday. While launching the collection at Amazon lounge at Pragati Maidan here, when IANS asked him about the plans to take this association further and whether he would like to open his own fashion line in future, he said: "Till now I haven't thought of it. "I have a sense of fashion, but I don't know what to do of it. More »Sushant launches 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' fashion line

  • Anushka's shock mirrored that of India

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 6:20 PM IST

    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) One of the freeze-frames of the otherwise forgettable World Cup semi-final match between India and Australia on Thursday at the Sydney Cricket Ground was the reaction of Anushka Sharma, Bollywood's rising star, when vice captain -- and ace run-getter -- Virat Kohli got out after scoring just one run. TV cameras showed Anushka, who is known to be in a relationship with Virat and had travelled to Australia to watch the much-anticipated match, burying her face in her hands as a dejected Kohli walked back to the pavilion to begin the Indian slide to defeat. Anushka was seated in the Victor Trumper stand as Indian middle-order mainstay Kohli was caught by Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin to leave India struggling at 78/2. More »Anushka's shock mirrored that of India

  • Karan Johar Clarifies On Ram Lakhan Remake Rumour

    Business of Cinema - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 6:04 PM IST

    Student of The Year director Karan Johar has teamed up with Chennai Express director Rohit Shetty for the remake of Bollywood’s iconic film Ram Lakhan. Karan Johar took to his official Twitter account to put a rest to all the rumours and set some things straight. Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty are quite amused with all the rumours and the excitement that the movie has created. On work front, Rohit Shetty is currently busy shooting for his much anticipated upcoming film Dilwale with actor Varun Dhawan in Mumbai. More »Karan Johar Clarifies On Ram Lakhan Remake Rumour

  • Priyanka Chopra National Award For Mary Kom Deserves A Party: Omung Kumar

    Business of Cinema - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 6:02 PM IST

    Priyanka Chopra’s Mary Kom won the National Film Awards in the category of Best Popular Film providing wholesome Entertainment. Along with the entire team director Omung Kumar is on cloud 9 after winning the award. He tweeted, ” @priyankachopra national award for Mary kom deserves a party but not without you and MaryKom. When are you back.” The director has put the celebrations on hold as Priyanka Chopra is in Las Vegas shooting for her upcoming Hollywood venture, ‘Quantico.’ Priyanka is in US since two months and will be back after the shooting of her Hollywood show ends up. More »Priyanka Chopra National Award For Mary Kom Deserves A Party: Omung Kumar

  • SRK reveals his first salary was Rs.50

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 5:38 PM IST

    Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) His films score over a billion on the Bollywood box office now, but superstar Shah Rukh Khan has revealed that his first salary was merely Rs.50. On the grand finale episode of "India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun?", the Bollywood 'Badshah' will be talking about his first job as a ticket seller at theatres, and he shared that he used to earn Rs.50 for that job, said a statement. More »SRK reveals his first salary was Rs.50

  • After actor's death, 'Furious 7' director drives film to finish

    Reuters - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 5:34 PM IST

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When his lead actor died suddenly, James Wan knew there was not another director who could give him advice on how to finish the film. Wan was in the midst of the punishing production of "Furious 7" - his first big-budget movie in Universal Pictures' most lucrative and longest-running franchise "Fast & Furious" - when Paul Walker was killed in a car crash in Southern California during a break in November 2013. More »After actor's death, 'Furious 7' director drives film to finish

  • J Law may star as Patty Hearst in new flick

    ANI - Thu 26 Mar, 2015 5:23 PM IST

    New York, March 26 (ANI): Jennifer Lawrence could be cast as Patty Hearst in an upcoming flick. More »J Law may star as Patty Hearst in new flick

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