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Sonam Kapoor to pair up with Salman for Sooraj Barjatya’s film

Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor is likely to reunite with superstar Salman Khan for Sooraj Barjatya's upcoming film after her debut 'Saawariya'. "We are working on the dates... 99 per cent we will decide about the leading lady in a day or two. Most likely, it is Sonam who is going to act in the film," said a source from Rajshree...

Convenient To Box Women And Men Within Certain Roles: Konkona

New Delhi (PTI):  Actress Konkona Sensharma believes it is easy for the society to categorise both women and men by the jobs they are expected to do as the ancient norms get an opportunity to go unquestioned. The 37-year-old actress said a false state of equilibrium is achieved by the tenets of patriarchy when the role of a woman is...

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...

Salman Khan guiding Sneha Ullal for second stint in Bollywood

Mumbai:  Actress Sneha Ullal, who debuted opposite Salman Khan in ‘Lucky’, is all set to make a comeback in Bollywood following her stint down South. Salman, 48, who launched the starlet in 2005 film ‘Lucky -No Time for Love’, is now guiding her for the second innings in Hindi movies. Though ‘Lucky’ failed to garner attention at the box office, Sneha,...

‘Gulaab Gang’ is set in a matriarchal society: director Soumik Sen

Kolkata: Debutant director Soumik Sen says his upcoming women-centric film 'Gulaab Gang' is set in a matriarchal society. The filmmaker said the Madhuri Dixit-starrer 'Gulaab Gang' is a story where both the protagonist and antagonist are women, while men are only playing supporting roles. "You can say that it is a matriarchal society. I wanted to reverse the trend where...

Don’t want to do movies for the sake of being seen: Asin

New Delhi: Asin is tired of being part of 100-crore projects and insists that she will only do films where she is offered meaty roles. Asin is tired of being part of 100-crore projects and insists that she will only do films where she is offered meaty roles. The 28-year-old actress worked with Bollywood A-listers including Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay...

Devdutt Thanks Internet, Chetan Bhagat and JK Rowling For Revolution

New Delhi (PTI): The publishing industry in India underwent a major change over a decade ago, thanks to the Internet, J K Rowling, Potter and Chetan Bhagat, says popular writer Devdutt Pattanaik. With over 30 books to his credit, Pattanaik recalls how around 2005-06, he was still a part-time writer when the game for writers changed. Trained in medicine studies, he worked...

No Attachment To Success, Failure: Ranbir Kapoor

Mumbai (PTI): Actor Ranbir Kapoor said over the years he has realised that he can't be too attached to the success or the failure of his films, especially after his debut project bombed at the box office. Ranbir made his debut with the 2007 Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial "Saawariya" which tanked at the box office. The actor, who introduced his cousin Aadar...

I Never Planned My Career: Sridevi

New Delhi (PTI): Actress Sridevi says it is not in her hands to decide the kind of films she wants to do as she depends on her filmmakers to cast her in challenging roles. The 53-year-old actress says, in her three-decade-old career, she has never planned to become a part of the movies she finally ended up doing. In an interview with...

Randeep Hooda to put on weight for Salman Khan starrer ‘Kick’

Mumbai, January 6: Actor Randeep Hooda has been asked by filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala to put on 10 kgs of weight for Salman Khan starrer film 'Kick'. Earlier, the actor had to shed some kilos while shooting for Prawal Raman's next project. Now, he has been asked to gain 10 kgs in a month. "When Sajid saw me, he realised that I was...

Madhuri Dixit praises Shah Rukh, Salman Khan’s passion for their work

Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who has shared the screen space with both superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, says she admires the passion both the actors have for their work. Madhuri, who worked with Shah Rukh in hit films like ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ and ‘Devdas’, also performed with him during a recent tour ‘Temptations Reloaded’ in Malaysia. “I really...

Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit defend Saifai performance, donate Rs25 lakhs

Mumbai, January 9: Under all round criticism, Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit today justified their participation in the Uttar Pradesh government's cultural event in Saifai village, saying they were there for charity. The government and the stars are facing public criticism for the extravaganza at the ancestral village of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister...

My Life Not Controversial Enough For A Biopic: King Khan

Mumbai(PTI): Shah Rukh Khan's journey to stardom can serve as an inspiration for aspiring actors but the superstar does not believe that his life story can be made into a film as it is "not that controversial". The 51-year-old actor said if anyone will write his biopic it would be more of a success story than a life journey as people...

Star Guild Awards: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag walks away with maximum wins

Mumbai, January 17: The 9th edition of the Renault Star Guild Awards was brought to a close this evening with the biggest stars of the Indian Film and Television industry at Mumbai's NSCI Ground. The eventful night saw Salman Khan take centre stage for the second year running as the host for the evening, sharing screen space and a...