Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) The fifth edition of SCRIPT, the international competitive short film festival that screens films with a social relevance, will see the screening of 62 movies. More »62 films lined up for 5th SCRIPT film fest
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and the chief ministers of the two states have condoled the death of well-known filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, died of cancer here Wednesday. The governor, in his condolence, message said Ramanaidu's death created a vacuum not only in Telugu film but also in the film fraternity across India. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu expressed deep anguish over the passing away of the legendary producer. More »Andhra, Telangana governor, CMs condole Ramanaidu's death
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee will open the Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Summer-Resort 2015, a season that marks 15 years of India's premier fashion trade platform, with an offsite show next month. Sabyasachi, who made his debut in 2002 with the fashion gala and is also one of the esteemed members of the Advisory Board at LFW, has pioneered the use of Indian textiles and craft tradition globally. "Lakmé Fashion Week holds a special place in my journey as a designer other than being my debut platform. It gives me great pleasure to open the season that commemorates 15 years of LFW in India and be a part of this milestone," the designer said in a statement. More »Sabyasachi to open LFW 2015 with offsite show
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) After displaying a rough and tough image in TV shows like "Akbar Birbal", "Arjun" and "Jodha Akbar", bodybuilder-turned-actor Ketan Karande will next play a comedy character for the first time in the popular comedy caper "Chidiya Ghar". Ketan will essay the role of Saandeshwar, a robust bodybuilder who is not much intelligent. "I'm pleased to be working alongside the cast of 'Chidiya Ghar' and getting to know the cast on a personal note. I really think the viewers will find my character interesting and charismatic," Ketan said in a statement. More »Ketan Karande to spread joy in 'Chidiya Ghar'
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) The dark mood of his forthcoming film "Badlapur" has shrouded Varun Dhawan to the extent that his close friends feel that the actor, who found it to be his "most challenging" role, has changed. He looks through friends at public places...Though he has repeatedly talked about how this role has changed him and so has his mother, Varun's behaviour still shocked all of us," said one of his co-stars. Director Sriram Raghavan, who has earlier made edgy dark thrillers "Ek Haseena Thi", "Johnny Gaddar" and "Agent Vinod", says Varun had a tough time getting a grip on the role. "Varun had never suffered the kind of loss and hurt that the character has to go through. More »How has 'Badlapur' changed Varun Dhawan?
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Renowned Indian film producer D. Ramanaidu, 79, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a hospital here Wednesday. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee held the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages. Following his death, his body was shifted to Ramanaidu Studios, his residence, for people to pay their last respects. "The body will be moved to the Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber of Commerce tomorrow (Thursday) morning for the public to pay homage, and then the body will be brought back to the studio where the funeral will take place," the publicist told IANS. More »Film producer D. Ramanaidu dead, funeral in Hyderabad Thursday
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Amanda Holden has admitted that she would pose nude for 'Playboy' if the price is right. The 'Britain's Got Talent' judge said in an interview that she is all ready to bare it all for 'Playboy', but for a good reason, the Daily Star reported. The 44-year-old English actress has been criticized on Twitter for her desire to strip it all as she is in her forties and should not be allowed to do so. Notably, Nancy Sinatra could encourage Holden as she posed nude for the dirt magazine when she was 54 and it was damn sexy. More »Amanda Holden ready to pose nude for 'Playboy' if price is right
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Kanye West has admitted that his wife Kim Kardashian West has the "body of all the bodies." The 'Gold Digger' rapper said in an interview that when he had to get his collection with Addidas on runway he didn't give it a second thought and asked his wife and the American reality star to walk for him as she was sexy as well as dignified, People Magazine reported. More »Kanye West feels Kim K has 'body of all bodies'
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Kanye West has revealed that his fashion friends were against him when he started dating Kim Kardashian. More »Kanye West reveals he lost friends for dating Kim K
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian film industry plunged into gloom following the death of veteran producer D. Ramanaidu, who breathed his last here Wednesday. More »Film fraternity plunges into gloom over Ramanaidu's death
With the sudden demise of actor Ashraful Haque, Bollywood celebrities, especially his FUKREY co-stars More »Bollywood celebs offer their condolence to Ashraful Haque
Varun Dhawan as Raghu in his upcoming film BADLAPUR has been accepted by the audience and people More »Dinesh Vijan: Varun Dhawan has crazy energy which Sriram Raghavan had to put in a bottle
Filmmaker Kunal Kohli, who is gearing up for his acting debut with the film PHIR SE..., is taking fitness lessons More »Kunal Kohli takes fitness lessons from Mahesh Bhatt's son
Karan Johar is a true blue mentor He has always been there to guide, direct and promote his students More »Karan Johar: Varun Dhawan is exceptional in BADLAPUR
T-series, audio giants in their own right, are now a force to reckon with even in the film production market. More »2015: T-Series dominates the box-office with BABY and ROY!
The most controversial film MSG of Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has recently hit the theatres all over. One of the directors of Bollywood, Ram Gopal Varma caught our eyes though little late, on his tweets for the movie MSG and also for the director Ram Rahim. The director broke his outburst on Ram Rahim by tweeting on micro blogging site twitter. The director called him an ass and delusional saint Check out his tweets! Well, we are waiting to see what Ram Rahim has to react on director RGV’s tweet. More »Oops! Ram Gopal Varma Calls MSG’s Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh An Ass
We love Ajay Devgn for his hot physique. We saw Ajay last in Prabhu Deva’s film Action Jackson, and now the actor is all set to amaze his fans with Nishikanth Kamath‘s upcoming film Drishyam. The character requires Ajay Devgn to sport a lean physique. Filmmaker Nishikanth Kamat is directing the thriller drama which revolves around a man, who is forced to opt for desperate measures to save his family from an unexpected major threat. More »Ajay Devgn To Lose His Muscles And Weight For Drishyam Remake?
It’s said, that you are the first true friend in your sister’s life and we have the example of the two Bollywood sisters who expressed their love by greeting each other through gifts and love. Priyanka Chopra expressed her strong bond by gifting a pair of earrings and a beautiful emerald studded ring to sister Parineeti Chopra. Parineeti posted a picture on instagram captioned as, Gift from my sister!!!! @priyankachopra #PreciousJewelleryPreciousGift. The actress also tweeted on micro blogging site twitter, Gift from my sister!!!! @priyankachopra #PreciousJewelleryPreciousGift Sister Priyanka Chopra who is currently in LA for the shooting of her Hollywood TV show also tweeted. More »Check Out: Priyanka Chopra’s Special Gift For Sister Parineeti Chopra
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday expressed grief at the death of movie mogul D. Ramanaidu, and recalled his "immeasurable" contribution to cinema. More »Chandrababu Naidu condoles D.Ramanaidu's death
Haider star Shahid Kapoor was recently spotted shooting for his upcoming film Shandaar. After wrapping up with film’s shoots in international destinations like Poland and London, Shahid was snapped doing an underwater scene for Vikas Bahl‘s film Shandaar. The picture in which we see Shahid Kapoor standing in a pool, facing towards the camera, is all over the internet. Directed by Vikas Bahl, Shandaar also features Alia Bhatt in a lead role. More »Snapped: Shahid Kapoor’s Underwater Scene For Shandaar
It’s a roller coaster ride for them, and of course, even they wish to take a break every now and then from their busy life and do something for themselves. Well, Parineeti Chopra certainly is one of those to do the latter. Beautiful actress Parineeti Chopra started her own movie marathon, and well, she certainly enjoyed every single minute of it. The actress watched movies like Imitation Game, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Whiplash, Baby and others in a week. More »Parineeti Chopra On A Movie Marathon!
Sabse Shaana Kaun? The story about India’s only female Mughal ruler Razia Sultan will have Shah Rukh Khan narrating the story at the inception of the show. Shah Rukh Khan is currently having fun shooting India Poochega – Sabse Shaana Kaun? During the shoot of which the team of &TV approached King Khan with a request of lending his voice for the history based series. More »Shah Rukh Khan Brings Razia Sultan’s Story To Life
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Keira Knightley has revealed that she used to get targeted by paparazzi and was called a whore when she was 18-year-old. During her appearance on 'TimesTalks,' the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actress said that she used to feel weird that almost 20-30 men called her a whore just to get a reaction whenever she stepped out of the house, and click pictures under the skirt, E! Online reported. More »Keira Knightley says used to be called a 'whore' by Paparazzi
It’s sad and a loss to the Bollywood industry, 44year old actor Ashraful Haque died of a prolonged illness in Mumbai on February 17. The actor was well known for his performance in films like Delhi Belly and Fukrey. The actor was admitted to a hospital in Andheri as he was in a critical condition, suffering from bone marrow cancer. Director Anurag Kashyap said that Ashraful Haque was his closest friend and has also worked with him in many of his films. More »Fukrey Actor Ashraful Haque Passes Away, Anurag Kashyap To Take Care Of His Son
Bollywood’s cutest couple Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra were recently spotted together! Oh no, if you’re wondering that the two were together to celebrate Valentine’s, well, you’ve got it all wrong! The Bollywood’s “it” couple were spotted shooting for an advertisment film. Not only that, Alia and Sidharth were at the same set and yet, not even for once were they snapped together! Maybe the two don’t want to give fire to all the alleged reports about the two dating each other. The fans are desperately waiting to see Alia and Sidharth share the silver screen with each other once again. More »Spotted: Sidharth Malhotra And Alia Bhatt Shooting Together