• Manoj Muntashir takes on the music mafia in Bollywood

    Mumbai: For years now, lyricists of Hindi films have been a neglected lot. This wasnt so earlier. Songs of stature in the past like Pardeeps "Ae mere watan kelogon",Sahir Ludhianvis "Yeh duniya agar mil bhi jaye to kya hai", Gulzars "Tum pukar lo tumahara intezaar hai" were instantaneously associate...

  • 'Baahubali 2': Hype by makers, expectations by fans touch new highs

    New Delhi/Chennai: Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? An enigma that has been on the mind of every Indian since the last 21 months, will finally get unveiled on Friday with the release of "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion". If trade pundits and films experts are to be believed, filmmaker S.S. Rajamoulis ma...

  • Priyanka wanted 'Baywatch' character to be feminine, evil

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen playing a negative role in her upcoming Hollywood film "Baywatch", said she wanted her character in the film to be feminine and evil at the same time."I have played villain in Hindi films before, like 'Saat Khoon Maaf' and 'Aitraaz', but I wanted Vic...

  • 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' cleared for theatrical release

    Mumbai: Feminist drama "Lipstick Under My Burkha" is cleared for a theatrical release in India after the country's Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT), decided that the film can be issued an adult certificate, equivalent to an NC-17 rating.At a press conference on Wednesday, producer of the...

  • Rajamouli gave me whole arc of a woman's life: Anushka

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Shetty, who essays the role of Devasena in "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion", says that the film's director S.S. Rajamouli has given her a whole arc of a womans life.During an interview on CNN-News18's "Now Showing", she said that people rarely get to play a character who transfo...

  • Words like white and black are so hurtful to me: Zoe Saldana

    Tokyo: She faced a backlash for not being "black enough" for the Nina Simone biopic last year, and Zoe Saldana wishes there wasn't any need to "feel so bothered by race" in Hollywood.The American actress of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent says she doesn't agree at all with the idea of segregating...

  • Emma Watson gets overwhelmed by public attention

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Watson says she is passionate about her "private identity" because she gets overwhelmed with attention.Speaking to Interview Magazine, Watson asserted that growing up in the spotlight taught her the importance of separating her public persona from her private life, re...

  • Dave Bautista wants Craig to return as Bond

    Los Angeles: Wrestler-turned-actor Dave Bautista is eager to see actor Daniel Craig reprise the role of James Bond.The 48-year-old starred opposite Craig in the most-recent 007 movie "Spectre", in which he played the villainous henchman Mr Hinx. Bautista says he would love to see the British actor r...

  • Richa Chadha reveals why she decided to produce films

    Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadha, now a producer, says that she always wanted to make a film which she would like to see as an audience.She held the screening of her first production "Khoon Ali Chithi" on Monday here. "Digital medium is giving a lot of opportunities to filmmakers to make content of...

  • Difficult to produce another talent like Vishwanath: Kamal Haasan

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has done two of his best films "Swathi Muthayam" and "Sagar Sangamam" with K. Vishwanath, says that the film industry won't produce another talent like the Dada Saheb Phalke award winner."In the future people might think that I am exaggerating out of nostalg...

  • Huge fan of southern cinema: Freddy Daruwala

    Chennai: Freddy Daruwala, who is making his Telugu debut with Ravi Teja starrer "Touch Chesi Chudu", says he has always been a huge fan of southern cinema for its overall "paisa vasool" entertainment factor.Thrilled about his southern sojourn, he said he can't wait to begin work on Vikram Siri's "To...

  • Esha Deol expecting first child, Hema Malini overjoyed

    Mumbai: Politician-actress Hema Malini is overjoyed as her daughter Esha Deol is expecting her first baby."Deols and Takhtanis are overjoyed to announce that Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani are expecting their first baby. We thank you all for all your good wishes," Hema tweeted on Tuesday.Esha got mar...