New York, Mar 21 (ANI): Idina Menzel, who recently flaunted her blonde hair, has clarified that her hair color wasn't inspired from her character Elsa from 'Frozen'. JT Franchuk, stylist of Paul Labrecque Salon, who brought the color in the actress' hairs, clarified that they knew while coloring that people would link it either with Elsa or with Kim Kardashian, but none of them was true, the New York Post reported. More »Idina Menzel reveals reason behind her new blonde hair
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha and her mother Punam Sinha would be seen sharing the recipe of her signature Sindhi curry and aloo tuk in an episode of "Farah Ki Daawat", hosted by choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan. "I never thought being in the kitchen could be so much fun and if the kitchen is as fancy as the 'Farah Ki Daawat' kitchen, it's even better. She said: "I'm thrilled that her 'cooking inauguration' or like they say 'Shree Ganesh' happened in my presence and I got to witness it. More »On 'Farah Ki Daawat', Sonakshi enjoys cooking with mom
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who will be seen as a protagonist in Dibakar Banerjee's period drama "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!", says he had no reason to say no to the film as he felt it would be a great learning experience -- and it was! Primarily, it was the film's freshness that attracted the actor, apart from getting the chance to work under Banerjee's direction. "I jumped at the idea of working in this film with Dibakar Banerjee and Yash Raj Films. Besides, when I read the script, I was convinced to do it as it has lot of newness," Sushant, who has worked with Yash Raj Films in "Shuddh Desi Romance", said here. "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" is based on fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshy created by Bengali writer Saradindu Bandyopadhyay. More »Sushant had no reason to refuse 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!'
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Ronnie Wood has said that Kanye West shouldn't head for the Rock 'N' Roll Brit festival, Glastonbury as he is not a rocker. The Rolling Stones guitarist slammed the rapper that it was completely ridiculous and pissing the musician that the 37-year-old rapper was going to headline the fest this year, the Mirror reported. The 67-year-old musician added that Glastonbury was the home of rock music and the 'Gold Digger' rapper was a great entertainer and knew how to captivate an audience, but when it came to what that festival was about then West was the wrong choice. Wood explained that people, who would head for this music festival for rock music, would get very angry about all these rappers and R'n'B singers taking over and, therefore, wished him good luck and warned him that he could be slaughtered by the drunken crowd. More »Ronnie Wood feels Kanye West 'wrong choice' for Glastonbury
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) German lifestyle clothing company Tom Tailor is here to stay in the Indian market, tapping consumers who prefer casual and uncomplicated clothing, says company representative Dieter Holzer. Tom Tailor's collection was showcased here at the Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2015 on Friday night, and Holzer believes the Indian fashion industry has come of age in terms of growth and development. "This is my first visit to any fashion week in India and I am quite impressed. I liked that very much," Holzer, CEO, Tom Tailor, told IANS. More »Tom Tailor to woo Indian consumers with casual fashion
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) It was a sheer display of 'unity in diversity' when Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar, Hema Malini and Farhan Akhtar greeted people as various festivals were celebrated across India on Saturday. More »Multiple festivals: Celebratory spirit engulfs B-Town
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Vanessa Hudgens recently made her Broadway debut, with the first preview performance of romantic musical comedy remake 'Gigi'. More »Vanessa Hudgens makes Broadway debut with 'Gigi'
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Al Pacino has recently revealed that there was a time when he was almost fired from 1972's 'The Godfather'. The 74-year-old actor, who went on to portray the mob boss in the rest of the 'Godfather' trilogy, added that when they saw the final footage he shot with innocence in a crazy way, they liked it and decided to keep the actor. More »Al Pacino reveals was almost fired from 'The Godfather'
New York, Mar 21 (ANI): Ryan Gosling has defended his wife, Eva Mendes, saying that she was definitely not anti-sweatpants, after the actress blamed the clothing to be number one cause for divorce in America. The 34-year-old 'Drive' star took to Twitter and clarified saying "Obviously sweatpants thing was a joke. The 41-year-old newly mom too later posted a picture of her favorite sweatpants on Instagram and wrote alongside "Dear favorite pair of sweatpants. I was just kidding when I said you're the #1 cause of divorce," adding "Everyone knows that orange crocs are the #1 cause of divorce," in a humorous way. More »Ryan Gosling defends wife Eva Mendes over 'sweatpants' comment
New York, Mar 21 (ANI): Chloe Sevigny has posed naked with a lobster over her crotch. More »Chloe Sevigny strips off to pose with 'lobster over her crotch'
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Much before "Fitoor", their first film together, hits the big screen, actors Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapoor will be seen scorching the small screen in an upcoming commercial for mango drink Slice. While Katrina's love for mangoes will continue to reflect in the commercial, Aditya will join her and will be seen as someone who is smitten by Katrina and her love for mangoes. "I had no idea I had a fellow mango enthusiast in Aditya Roy Kapur. She describes the new ad as "playful, intriguing and refreshing with another mango crazy person in Aditya". More »Slice brings Katrina, Aditya together again
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Julie Andrews has revealed how the sound of her music was stolen by a medical disaster. In 1997, the 79-year-old actress had noncancerous nodules removed from her vocal chords and woke up from surgery to find her iconic voice had disappeared, People Magazine reported. The 'Sound of Music' star said that if it had happened earlier, it would have been really devastating, adding "as it was, it was devastating." Now, nearly 20 years after the botched surgery, Andrews reveals that her vocal trauma forced her to develop other creative outlets, adding that for a while, she was in total denial, but then she had to do something, which was to pen dozens of books, including co-authoring the 'Dumpy the Dumptruck' and 'The Very Fairy Princess children's' series with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton. More »Julie Andrews reveals losing her voice was 'devastating'
The macho actor Salman Khan who recently wrapped Udaipur scheduled shooting of his upcoming film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is back to Mumbai. We all know Salman Khan’s love for bike riding on the streets without bothering about anything. After being spotted many times riding bikes on the busiest streets of Mumbai, the actor was spotted again riding his favourite bicycle in the morning. Salman Khan got a much-awaited break after his busy schedules for shootings. More »Salman Khan Takes Off On His Bicycle
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) With actor Nandamuri Balakrishna nearing the fag end of his illustrious career, he has now turned all his focus on launching his son Mokshagna, who is pursuing a management course in New York. "Balakrishna sir is on the lookout for a good script to launch his son. More »Balakrishna on lookout for scripts to launch son
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Om Puri, a former chairman of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), says he's against the use of abuses in Indian movies. The actor, who will be seen in a political comedy film "Jai Ho Democracy", was asked if the Central Board of Film Certification is becoming too harsh as far as banning abusive words is concerned. Abusive language should not be allowed in films according to me," he added. Written and directed by Ranjit Kapoor, "Jai Ho Democracy" also features Annu Kapoor, Seema Biswas, Adil Hussain and Satish Kaushik. More »Abusive language shouldn't be allowed in films: Om Puri
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) His unabashed use of abuses and rustic lingo in his films has always added to the power of his cinema. National Award winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has reacted strongly to diktats on film content, saying that the Central Board of Film Certification is behaving like the Taliban and that the body should be "chopped off". The debate on censorship guidelines has been on for a long time, but it was a list of cuss words to be banned from films - as suggested by the CBFC under filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani's chairmanship - that added fuel to the fire. Bhardwaj says that while Indian films are "moving towards international recognition", the government should exercise a limit on the CBFC's power to curb the "art form" that is cinema. More »Censor board behaving like the Taliban: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Celine Dion will resume her tour with a new act at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in late August, it has been revealed. The Canadian songstress had announced last year that she was taking an indefinite leave from the stage to care for her husband, Rene Angelil, who had been diagnosed with cancer, ABC News reported. More »Celine Dion to resume Las Vegas residency tour in late August
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput found the way to Bollywood after finding fame through his television shows. The show changed his life in many ways as he found recognition and his lady love Ankita Lokhande. The actor made his debut on the silver screen with "Kai Po Che!" and followed up with "Shuddh Desi Romance". More »It's script over medium for Sushant Singh Rajput
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Zayn Malik returned back to UK after the "cheat scandal" news hit, right after his girlfriend Perrie Edwards was spotted fleeing the couple's London home. The 'Steal My Girl' star was accused of cheating on his girlfriend when his pictures of being hand in hand with Brit holidaymaker, Lauren Richardson in Thailand, surfaced on Instagram. More »'Stressed' Zayn Malik returns to UK post cheating scandal as girlfriend flees home
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Actress Sadha, who was last seen in 2011 Tamil film "Puli Vesham", is making a comeback of sorts to the industry with upcoming Tamil comedy "Eli", starring comedian Vadivelu in the lead. "Sadha has been roped in to play an important role. I can't divulge more details, but she will join the sets next week," the film's director Yuvaraj Dayalan told IANS. Set in the 1970s, the film marks the second time collaboration of the director and Vadivelu after last year's "Tenali Raman". More »Sadha makes comeback with Vadivelu's 'Eli'
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Southern composer Ghibran, who co-produced the short film "Swayer Corporations", is delighted that it has been selected in the short films category in the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival. "Swayer Corporations" is directed by Ghibran's childhood friend Rathindran R. Prasad for Turkish producers Basak Gaziler Prasad and Hakan Kantarli. "I am happy to be a part of this short film. More »Happy to be part of Cannes-nominated short film: Ghibran
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) The "Lingaa" issue with the distributors, who claimed heavy losses, seems to have finally resolved amicably after the intervention of superstar Rajinikanth, who agreed to pay a lump sum amount. "Rajini sir paid the amount to producer Rockline Venkatesh and requested him to settle the losses of the distributors. While it's not known how much he paid, but the distributors have agreed to call off the protest," a source told IANS. Confirming the news, President Kalaipuli S. Thanu of Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council told IANS: "The matter has been sorted out. More »Rajinikanth steps in to sort 'Lingaa' issue
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Minnie Driver will be staring as the female lead in the CBS' upcoming comedy show 'Happy Life' opposite Steven Weber. More »Minnie Driver to star in CBS comedy show `Happy Life`
The industry has come out in praise of Phantom Films’ Hunterrr, directed by Harshvardhan Kulkarni that hit screens yesterday. Hunterrr has an ensemble cast including Gulshan Devaiah, Radhika Apte and Sai Tamhankar. Rajkumar Hirani says, “It’s one of the finest ensemble cast of newcomers seen in recent times.” Ayushmann Khurrana liked the film. He says, “Hunterrr is a gem of a film, with superb performances by everyone especially Gulshan & Radhika Apte.” Navdeep Singh agrees, “A funny yet tender late coming of age film. More »B-Town’s Response To Hunterrr