• 'Eddie The Eagle' starring Hugh Jackman set for April 2016 release

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 2:42 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): The biopic 'Eddie The Eagle', starring Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman landed at Fox, is set for a release on April 29, 2016. The 'Kingsman: The Secret Service's' director Matthew Vaughn would be producing the biopic, which is about Britain's lovably inept first Olympic ski jumper, Deadline.com reported. The biopic, directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Sean Macaulay, will be starring Taron Egerton, who will play Michael Edwards alongside Jackman, who will play his coach. Jackman shared his excitement through Twitter and said that he was on the set of 'Eddie The Eagle' shooting alongside Fletcher and Vaughn, who are an awesome pair to work with. More »'Eddie The Eagle' starring Hugh Jackman set for April 2016 release

  • Anna Paquin set to join HBO's 'Madame X'

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 2:42 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Anna Paquin is set to star in HBO's 'Madame X,' it has been reported. More »Anna Paquin set to join HBO's 'Madame X'

  • Lorene Scafaria to direct Susan Sarandon, J.K. Simmons starrer 'The Meddler'

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 2:42 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Lorene Scafaria, writer of 'The Meddler' will also be directing the movie, which stars Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne and J.K. Simmons, it has been reported. More »Lorene Scafaria to direct Susan Sarandon, J.K. Simmons starrer 'The Meddler'

  • Kevin Smith working on 1995 hit 'Mallrats' sequel

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 2:42 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Kevin Smith has confirmed that he is currently working on the sequel of his 1995 hit movie 'Mallrats'. More »Kevin Smith working on 1995 hit 'Mallrats' sequel

  • 'Hunterrr' team asked to clean up its act

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 2:38 PM IST

    Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) The sex comedy "Hunterrr", which is scheduled to open on Friday, has been asked by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to clean up its language. A source from the CBFC said: "The trailer had been passed by the previous CBFC team and it contained a lot of objectionable language. We went along with the risque dialogues as much as we could." However, the CBFC suggested that beeps in the objectionable portions of the dialogue be re-recorded to avoid jerks in the soundtrack. "We've substituted lines and words for what was seen by the CBFC as unacceptable verbal content. More »'Hunterrr' team asked to clean up its act

  • Why is Divyanka scared of villainous roles?

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 2:04 PM IST

    Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Actress Divyanka Tripathi has carved an image of a sweet, simple and caring woman through her on screen avatars, and this is stopping her from exploring darker emotions on small screen. Divyanka says she fears her fans will start hating her post a negative role. "I would love to do a negative role, but I am scared. So I have a feeling that if I do a negative role then people will start hating me," Divyanka told IANS. More »Why is Divyanka scared of villainous roles?

  • Justin Bieber's mother does not like the idea of son getting roasted

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 2:01 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Justin Bieber's mother has said that she does not like the idea of her son getting roasted. The 'Baby' hitmaker's mother Patti Mallette asserted that she personally did not think that this was a good idea and as a mother, no one would want to see their kid get roasted, People Magazine reported. Bieber was mercilessly roasted by the likes of Hannibal Buress, Pete Davidson, Ludacris and even Martha Stewart with host Kevin Hart at the helm. When asked what would be that one thing if Mallette could make fun of Bieber, she asserted that it would be for singer's saggy pants. More »Justin Bieber's mother does not like the idea of son getting roasted

  • Kristina Brown's cousin says Nick Gordon has been exploited in bathtub incident

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 2:01 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Bobbi Kristina Brown's cousin has come to the rescue of Nick Gordon saying that he has been exploited. Kristina's cousin, Jerod Brown has publicly supported Gordon by a sharing a post on Facebook where he stated that Gordon has cooperated with the police department, he has cooperated with his uncle Bobby's request adding that Gordon has given his family members as much information as he could, People Magazine reported. He continued that Gordon has been exploited on national television with hidden cameras that he had no idea about and Gordon had given Kristina CPR which was one of the reasons why Kristina was not dead till this day. More »Kristina Brown's cousin says Nick Gordon has been exploited in bathtub incident

  • Julie Andrews spills beans on `Sound of Music` on movie's 50th anniversary

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:46 PM IST

    New York, Mar. 16 (ANI): Julie Andrews has revealed secrets relating to 'Sound of Music' as the movie is all set to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The 79-year-old, who has seen the movie six times, all the way through, said that when the real Maria von Trapp came on the set in Salzburg, she was very generous and told the actress that she was very glad because she was playing her like a tomboy, because that's the way she actually was, the New York Post reported. The English actress further mentioned that Christopher Plummer was a very good kisser and it was never difficult to work with him, as they both adored each other from day 1 and have stayed friends ever since. More »Julie Andrews spills beans on `Sound of Music` on movie's 50th anniversary

  • Inside Photos: Aamir Khan’s 50th Birthday Party

    Business of Cinema - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:33 PM IST

    Bollywood’s Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan who turned 50 on March 14, celebrated his birthday at Lonavla with his family and friends.Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao had a well-planned birthday surprise for hubby. As we earlier reported, that Kiran had booked the Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat and Spa, located on the Javan Tungi Road, Shillim, near Lonavla for the celebrations. She made sure that invites went to his school friends besides others.Not only Bollywood’s actors and directors, but also Reliance owner Mukesh Ambani attended the birthday bash with his wife Nita Ambani and children. ... More »Inside Photos: Aamir Khan’s 50th Birthday Party

  • Time stands still in Japan's village of scarecrows

    Reuters - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:31 PM IST

    By Chris Meyers NAGORO, Japan (Reuters) - Tsukimi Ayano made her first scarecrow 13 years ago to frighten off birds pecking at seeds in her garden. Today, the tiny village of Nagoro in southern Japan is teeming with Ayano's hand-sewn creations, frozen in time for a tableau that captures the motions of everyday life. "But there are 150 scarecrows, so it's multiple times more." Nagoro, like many villages in Japan's countryside, has been hit hard by inhabitants flocking to cities for work and leaving mostly pensioners behind. Its greying community is a microcosm of Japan, whose population has been falling for a decade and is projected to drop from 127 million to 87 million by 2060. More »Time stands still in Japan's village of scarecrows

  • Rhea Chakraborty to endorse online fashion brand

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:26 PM IST

    New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Actress Rhea Chakraborty has been roped in to endorse online shopping portal Yepme.com to add a zing of freshness to its new brand campaign centered on the 'Fresh Fashion, Fresh Look' theme. The actress will feature in a series of ten advertisements, in which she will take on cliches being carried forward by shopaholics, social media addicts or fashion designers in a witty and humourous way. Rhea, who forayed in to Bollywood with film "Mere Dad Ki Maruti", says brand's new approach towards fashion caught her attention. This new series of films is really fresh in its approach and provides for a fantastic idea," Rhea said in a statement. More »Rhea Chakraborty to endorse online fashion brand

  • Anushka game for more films like 'NH10'

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:24 PM IST

    Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Actress-producer Anushka Sharma is glad at the response her debut production "NH10" is getting from the audiences and critics. She says she can now dare to make such films. Commercially, the film is doing fantastic," Anushka said here. "NH10", a thriller directed by Navdeep Singh, is about a couple's road trip on a highway where they get. More »Anushka game for more films like 'NH10'

  • 'Kallappadam', a tribute to native art form 'Koothu'

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:22 PM IST

    Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Director J. Vadivel says forthcoming Tamil thriller "Kallappadam", a story about how first-timers try and make a film, is a tribute to native art form 'Koothu', which is almost forgotten. Through this story, we are highlighting the almost forgotten art form Koothu and our film is a tribute to it," Vadivel told IANS. We've tried to focus on the art form and it has been treated commercially," he said. Lakshmi Priyaa has played this role. More »'Kallappadam', a tribute to native art form 'Koothu'

  • K. Balachander's family announces foundation in his name

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:12 PM IST

    Chennai, March 16 (IANS) The family of late legendary filmmaker K. Balachander has announced the formation of the K. Balachander Foundation trust in his memory with a series of activities already planned. To institute a K. Balachander award for creative excellence for students of visual communications and propose to conduct an annual event on his birthday July 9 every year and give away awards in the field of theatre, cinema and television in which he was a colossus," read a statement from the family. More »K. Balachander's family announces foundation in his name

  • Box Office: Anushka Sharma’s NH10 First Weekend Collection

    Business of Cinema - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:10 PM IST

    Anushka Sharma starrer film NH10 opened to a slow start and only managed to pull some around Rs 3.25 Crore Nett (Rs 32.5 millions) on its first day. Well, a big film like Shamitabh also opened to poor start at the Box Office and earned somewhere around the same amount at the Box Office on its first weekend. Directed by Navdeep Singh, the film instantly picked up speed by the evening on its first day itself. Overall, the film had a good first weekend business at the Box Office. More »Box Office: Anushka Sharma’s NH10 First Weekend Collection

  • Shahid Kapoor’s Haider To Screen At London Asian Film Festival

    Business of Cinema - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:08 PM IST

    Shahid Kapoor’s one of the best film Haider will have its screening at the 17th London Asian Film Festival. The film, which was based on the Kashmir conflicts of 1995 and civilian disappearances, was previously screened at the 19th Busan International Film Festival and now at the London Film Festival. Haider is an adaption of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet, and had a successive hit at the Box Office. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, with an overwhelming performance Shahid Kapoor as the titular protagonist and Tabu as a co-star is one of the best performances of their career. More »Shahid Kapoor’s Haider To Screen At London Asian Film Festival

  • Does Aamir Khan Want To Take Over Salman Khan Genre Films?

    Business of Cinema - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:06 PM IST

    Although, Aamir Khan is no stranger to constant comparisons with his co-stars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan. During a recent interview, Aamir was asked whether he would do the kind of films actor Salman Khan does, Aamir started off by giving his respect to the actor. Aamir stated that you have to have certain kind of charm to pull off the kind of roles that Salman Khan does. Aamir Khan added saying that Salman Khan’s iconic ‘Dabangg belt dance’ makes him want to shake a leg to the beat, but he cannot do an entire film based on that theme. More »Does Aamir Khan Want To Take Over Salman Khan Genre Films?

  • Sex is saleable because it's a taboo: Radhika Apte

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 1:02 PM IST

    Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, who will be seen in "Hunterrr", says sex is a saleable subject in films, because society considerss it a taboo. The actress, whose forthcoming film is about a sex addict, told IANS: "It (sex) is salable and it's a taboo also, so it has an odd place in our county. I think sex is saleable because there is a taboo." As far as "Hunterrr" is concerned, she says that while the posters and trailer of the film, may suggest that it is a sex comedy, but it's otherwise. More »Sex is saleable because it's a taboo: Radhika Apte

  • Excited to be teaming up with Vikram: Kajal Aggarwal

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 12:48 PM IST

    Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Actress Kajal Aggarwal, who has been teamed up with Vikram for the first time in a yet-untitled Tamil actioner, considers it an honour. I'm really energised about this project," Kajal told IANS. To be directed by Anand Shankar, the film also features Priya Anand. Kajal has completed shooting for Dhanush-starrer Tamil romantic-drama "Maari", and has started working on a yet-untitled Tamil-Telugu bilingual with Vishal. More »Excited to be teaming up with Vikram: Kajal Aggarwal

  • Sofia Vergara clarifies no wedding date yet fixed

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 12:30 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Sofia Vergara has clarified about her wedding date with fiance Joe Manganiello that the date for her nuptials has not been postponed as it was never set. More »Sofia Vergara clarifies no wedding date yet fixed

  • Kim K discloses all about her sex life with hubby Kanye West

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 12:30 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has shared the intimate details of her sex life with rapper husband Kanye West on the recent episode of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'. The American reality star was seen lying on the bed to get the things marinate after having sex with the rapper husband and then after had a bathroom quickie with him for ovulating, Us Magazine reported. The TV personality admitted previously that she and the 'Gold Digger' rapper husband were struggling to have their second baby even after having sex 500 times a day. More »Kim K discloses all about her sex life with hubby Kanye West

  • Brandon Jenner expecting first child with wife Leah

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 12:30 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Brandon and Leah Jenner have announced that they are expecting their first child together. More »Brandon Jenner expecting first child with wife Leah

  • Kim K considering surrogacy to have baby no.2

    ANI - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 12:30 PM IST

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has revealed that she might look for a surrogate mother to get a sibling for her daughter North West. The American reality star confessed in the recent 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' episode that she was exhausted and frustrated of trying so hard every day, so it was better to relax and go with flow without any prior planning, People Magazine reported. More »Kim K considering surrogacy to have baby no.2

  • Music demand at an all-time high: Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 16 Mar, 2015 12:12 PM IST

    New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan, known for delivering hit Bollywood songs like "Mitwa" and "Yeh honsla", believes that compact discs are getting phased out by the digital platform even as there is a spate of demand for music now. The singer with roots in classical music is ready with his third album "Muh Dikhai", which will be released on March 20 on Times Music. Asked why he chose to launch "Muh Dikhai" here even as albums are not doing well in India, Khan said: "CD as a format may have gone down, but music consumption is at an all-time high. The difference is that it happens digitally now." "I've been inundated with fan messages for the last few years asking me for a new album and new content," said the singer, who has performed across the globe including India, Singapore, Britain and Dubai. More »Music demand at an all-time high: Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan

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