India’s ‘The Holy Fish’ selected for Religion Today Film Festival

Mumbai, Aug 20 (PTI) Indian film “The Holy Fish”, directed by Vimal Chandra Pandey and Sandeep Mishra, has been selected for the 21st Religion Today Film Festival in Italy. The festival screens films that best showcase how religion affects society in modern times. The feature film category at the festival has movies from Italy, America, Bangladesh, […]

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Malaika to do special song in Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Pataakha’

Mumbai, Aug 20 (PTI) Malaika Arora Khan is set to appear in a special song for Vishal Bhardwaj’s upcoming film “Pataakha”. She will be grooving to the number titled “Hello Hello”, crooned by Rekha Bhardwaj and penned by Gulzar. Vishal has also composed the music. The song has been choreographed by Ganesh Acharya. “Malaika started the […]

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Madhvi Parekh: Realising a never envisioned dream

New Delhi, Aug 20 (PTI) As a teenager, Madhvi Parekh never thought she could ever become an artist. That is, until one day, her artist husband Manu Parekh introduced her to German Expressionist Paul Klee’s style of painting. Then, a student of Sir JJ School of Art in Mumbai, he asked her to draw circles, squares […]

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Will not compromise on reality in cinema: Harshvardhan Kapoor

New Delhi, Aug 20 (PTI) Two-film old Harshvardhan Kapoor says he believes in ensuring his work mirrors “authenticity” and it is something that he will never compromise on. The actor, who will next be seen playing the role of Abhinav Bindra, says the biopic on the Olympic gold medallist will be an “honest” portrayal of the […]

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‘English Vinglish’ actor Sujata Kumar dies after cancer battle

Mumbai, Aug 20 (PTI) Actor Sujata Kumar has passed away. Best known for films such as “English Vinglish”, the actor lost the battle with cancer last night. Family sources told PTI, she was suffering from fourth stage metastatic cancer (metastatis) and was admitted to Lilavati Hospital here. “Her condition worsened day before yesterday at the hospital,” […]

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Actor inside me was restless: Anup Soni on moving to films

Mumbai, Aug 16 (PTI) Popular TV actor Anup Soni says he has taken a “selfish call” to do movies as the big screen space is more exciting today. Soni, who has been the face of crime drama series “Crime Patrol” for about nine years, has bid adieu to the show to focus on his film career. […]

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Priyanka Chopra snapped with ‘engagement ring’?

Mumbai, Aug 15 (PTI) Priyanka Chopra was photographed with what appears to be an “engagement ring” from rumoured beau Nick Jonas. The 35-year-old actor was snapped wearing the rock at fashion designer, Manish Malhotra’s party last night. Actor Raveena Tandon, who was also part of the guest list, shared a picture from the event, in which […]

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We still discourage individual thought: Kalki Koechlin on mob mentality

New Delhi, Aug 15 (PTI) Kalki Koechlin says mob mentality continues to thrive in India as independent thought is not given an environment to flourish in, something that can only change with education. With incidents of lynching and vandalism on the rise, the actor feels there is no state of “social security” in the country. “We […]

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Learnt to be a selfless actor from Hrithik: Yami Gautam

Mumbai, Aug 15 (PTI) Yami Gautam says she learnt the most valuable lesson of becoming a “selfless performer” from her co-star Hrithik Roshan. Yami, who has been in the industry for over six years and has worked in films such as “Vicky Donor”, “Badlapur”, points out “Kaabil” as the most poignant experience so far. “I learnt […]

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Bollywood expresses concern over women’s safety, human rights on Independence Day

Mumbai, Aug 15 (PTI) As India celebrates her 72nd Independence Day, film personalities such as Kamal Haasan, Shabana Azmi and John Abraham, have expressed concern over the state of affairs in the country on the issues of women’s safety and human rights violation. Actor-politician Kamal Haasan said the people today need to “stop celebrating numbers” and […]

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