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Sonu To Play A Warrior In ‘Manikarnika The Queen Of Jhansi’

Mumbai (PTI): Actor Sonu Sood has been tapped to star as a warrior in Kangana Ranaut's "Manikarnika The Queen of Jhansi". Sonu will play Sadashiv in the historical drama, to be directed by Krish. The actor has already begun his preparation for the film. "It's challenging to play a real life character because you know that it existed in the history and...

Malaika Arora: I Have Evolved A Lot In Terms Of Fashion

Mumbai (PTI):  She is one of the biggest fashionistas in Bollywood but Malaika Arora Khan said things were completely different way back in the early days of her career. The 43-year-old star, who has always impressed critics with her fashion choices, said she turned experimental over a of period time. "I have evolved quite a bit from what I was. With...

FCAT Clears ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ With Eight Minor Cuts

Mumbai (PTI): Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer "Babumoshai Bandookbaaz" has been cleared by the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) with "eight minor, voluntary cuts". The director of the film, Kushan Nandy made the announcement on Twitter. "FCAT clears #BabumoshaiBandookbaaz with eight minor, voluntary cuts. Despite #PahlajNihalani's last letter to stop it. See you on August 25," he wrote. The then Pahlaj Nihalani-led Central Board of Film...

Women Rights Remain A Central Burning Issue: Angelina Jolie On New Film

Los Angeles(PTI): Actor Angelina Jolie has said her new film, "The Breadwinner", is not just "an Afghan story" but about a world in which equal rights for women remain a "central burning issue". "The Breadwinner", based on a novel by the same name from Deborah Ellis, follows a young girl in Afghanistan who disguises herself as a boy to provide...

Wedding gift: Rahul Sharma gifts Asin a ring worth Rs 6 crore

Bollywood hit Actress Asin Thottumkal is a happy bride as she is about to tie the knot with Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma today in the capital. The couple’s wedding had become the talk of B-town after Rahul Sharma gifted Asin a ring worth Rs 6 crore. According to a source, Asin and Rahul will have a twin wedding in Delhi on January 19, 2016...

SC Rejects Plea To Objectionable Scenes From Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’

New Delhi(PTI): The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking deletion of certain alleged objectionable scenes from the upcoming movie 'Padmavati', terming it as premature. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was informed that the film has not yet received the certification from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). "Our interference in this writ petition will tantamount to...

Bhandarkar Fears Cong’s Ire, Cancels Film Indu Sarkar’s Promo Event

Nagpur (PTI): Fearing Congressmen's wrath during a promotional event of his film 'Indu Sarkar' here, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar today cancelled the function and tweeted to party vice president Rahul Gandhi to ask him if he approves of "this hooliganism." Bhandarkar cancelled the event after the Congress workers gathered at his proposed press meet venue to lodge their protest against the alleged...

Wiz Khalifa To Perform In India

Mumbai(PTI): Rapper-actor Wiz Khalifa is all set to perform in India for the first time. Khalifa will headline the day two of multi-genre music festival Time Out 72 in Goa this December. "Hey India, I'm really excited for my debut performance in India. I can't wait to meet all my Indian fans at Time Out 72 this December in Goa," Khalifa...

Madhuri Dixit’s ‘Dedh Ishqiya’ Receives Rs.1 Crore Grant From UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, January 9: Dixit might not have done many films lately but her popularity still remains unaffected. She still has the same magic over the people that she used to have in her hey days. And the latest proof of it is that the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Akhilesh Yadav has given a grant of Rs.1 crore to...

Good Effort : PM Modi Praises Akshay’s ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the trailer of Akshay Kumar's upcoming film "Toilet Ek Prem Katha". The PM said the movie is a commendable effort to promote cleanliness. "Good effort to further the message of cleanliness. 125 crore Indians have to continue working together to create a Swachh Bharat," Modi wrote on Twitter after Akshay shared the...

‘Jolie Effect’ Spiked Breast Cancer Testing: Study

New York(PTI): Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie's admission that she had the BRCA gene - linked to high risk of breast cancer - may have encouraged women to get tested, according to a study which found that there was an 80-fold increase in genetic testing between 2003 to 2014. Researchers from University of Georgia in the US also noted that there...

Patty Jenkins In Final Talks To Direct ‘Wonder Woman 2’

Los Angeles (PTI): Patty Jenkins, who gave DC its most successful film, "Wonder Woman", this year, is in final negotiations to sign on to direct its sequel. The sequel was confirmed last month at San Diego Comic- Con and a December 13, 2019 release date was also announced for the same. Gal Gadot has also been tapped to return for the sequel...

Bond Villain Karin Dor Passes Away At 79

Berlin(PTI): Actor Karin Dor, who played antagonist Helga Brandt in the 1967 James Bond movie "You Only Live Twice" has died at the age of 79. The actor passed away in a nursing home in Munich on November 6, her son told the Bild newspaper. Dor also appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's missile crisis thriller "Topaz". She featured opposite Christopher Lee in "The...

Sex Slur: Weinstein Faces New LAPD Probe For Lewd Conduct In 2015

Los Angeles(PTI): Harvey Weinstein is facing a new probe at Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) after a second victim came forward this week accusing the disgraced mogul of lewd conduct stemming from a 2015 incident. According to the California penal code, lewd conduct is punishable by up to six months in prison, but the penalty can be worse if coupled...