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John Green Speaks How Depression Affected Him In New Book

New Delhi(PTI): Award-winning author John Green speaks about the kind of mental illness that has affected his life since childhood in his new book, in which he shares the story of a young woman looking for clues in the disappearance of a fugitive billionaire, while grappling with depression. Green says he has been working on "Turtles All the Way Down"...

Sylvester Stallone Is Directing “Creed 2”

Los Angeles(PTI): Sylvester Stallone has announced that he will direct and produce "Creed 2", the eighth installment in the Rocky franchise. The 2015 film, starring Stallone and Michael B Jordon, was a spin-off of the original boxing drama and was directed by Ryan Coogler. It was a major draw at the box office and earned Stallone his third Oscar nomination in...

I Know I’ll Lose Stardom, But Don’t Fear It: Aamir Khan

Mumbai(PTI): "It's not 'whether it will happen', it's 'when it'll happen'?" says Aamir Khan about losing fame, success and stardom, something which the superstar insists he does not worry about at all. With consecutive blockbusters and films which changed the grammar of commercial movie-making, Aamir has carved his niche in the industry. In an interview, Aamir says, "I actually don't fear...

Madhu Valli From USA Crowned Miss India Worldwide

New York: Madhu Valli, an emerging hip hop artist and a student of criminal law at George Mason University in Virginia, has been crowned as Miss India Worldwide 2017. Stephanie Madavane from France was declared runner-up at the 26th edition of the beauty pageant held in New Jersey on Sunday. Sangeeta Bahadur from Guyana took the third spot at the pageant...

Troubled House: Bigg Boss 11 Contestant Zubair Khan Files Case Against Salman Khan

Mumbai: The TV realty show ‘Bigg Boss 11’ is grabbing headlines though for the wrong reason. One of the participants Zubair Khan who was eliminated from the house of Big Boss Salman Khan on October 8 has filed an FIR against the superstar for allegedly threatening him. In his FIR filed at the at Lonavala police station in...

‘Reports Of My Retirement Are Greatly Exaggerated’

Los Angeles(PTI): Veteran actor James Woods is not retiring from entertainment business. The 70-year-old Oscar-nominated actor, known for movies such as "Once Upon a Time in America", "Ghosts of Mississippi" and Disney's "Hercules", took to Twitter to clear the air around his retirement plans. "The reports of my retirement are greatly exaggerated," Woods tweeted alongside a tribute to Mark Twain, who...

Let’s Not Discriminate: Farhan Akhtar On Kangana-Hrithik Row

Mumbai(PTI): Without taking any names, director-actor Farhan Akhtar today reacted to the much publicised Hrithik Roshan-Kangana Ranaut fiasco, saying the people and the media should not jump to conclusions or "discriminate" on the basis of gender. The 43-year-old star, who has acted with Hrithik in "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" and directed him in "Lakshya", said he does not have the...

Big B: “Will Not Celebrate Diwali And Birthday This Year”

Mumbai(PTI): Amitabh Bachchan will be turning 75 on October 11 but the megastar has decided not to celebrate his milestone birthday. The 74-year-old actor said he may be travelling and will also not celebrate Diwali this year. "Just for your information, no Diwali celebration this year," Big B tweeted. On his official blog, the "Pink" star wrote, "NO, there is no celebration...

I Am Jealous Of Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Karan Johar

Mumbai(PTI): Filmmaker Karan Johar says he is jealous of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's ability to create a visually-appealing cinematic experience for the audiences through his films. Karan also said Bhansali is "on the top of his game" and that he is eagerly waiting for his magnum opus, "Padmavati" to release. "I am jealous. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is one of the most visually...

“Casiono” Star James Woods Announces Retirement In Search of Simple Life

Los Angeles(PTI): Actor James Woods, best known for his roles in films "Casino," "Videodrome," "Salvador" and "Ghosts of Mississippi", has announced his retirement from acting. The actor broke the news through a press release for a property listing that was published by the Providence Journal, reported Variety. According to real estate agent Allen Gammons, Woods "is retiring from the entertainment industry...

Slow Motion: I Cannot Continue To Make Action Movies Always, Says Jackie Chan

Los Angeles (PTI) Action star Jackie Chan says now that he is in his '60s he will need to change as a performer to continue working. The 63-year-old star says he cannot stick to action roles always, reported GQ magazine. "I know I'm not young anymore. I cannot continue to make 'Rush Hour 1, 2, 3, 4, 5'. If I'm (to)...

New Wave Filmmaker Kundan Shah Passes Away

Mumbai(PTI): Veteran director Kundan Shah, best known for the dark comedy "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro", died at his home early today, family sources said. He was 69. Shah passed away after suffering a heart attack, sources close to the family told PTI. He had studied direction at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune and made his feature film...

King Khan: I Have Never Done Anything For The Love Of Money: King Khan

Mumbai(PTI): Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has said money has never been the prime motivator for him to take on a project - be it films or a business venture. The 51-year-old actor, who is one of the highest-paid actors in Bollywood, said he is the same lower middle class boy, who still believes he got more than what he desired. "(Money)...

Can’t Say I’m Completely Over It: Deepika On Depression

New Delhi(PTI): Actor Deepika Padukone today said her battle with depression in the past has been "such a bad experience" that she always carries a fear of relapse. The 31-year-old actor was interacting on the stigma surrounding mental illness at India Economic Summit here. "I don't think I can say that I'm completely over it (depression). There is always a fear...