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Channing Tatum Told Wife About His Stripper Past On First Date

Los Angeles(PTI): Actor Channing Tatum has said that he had told his actor-wife Jenna Dewan Tatum about his past profession as a male stripper on their first date. "I think it was one of the very first, like, dinners we ever had together. "I don't know. I'm not shy about it. She was just like, 'What?' She needed to know just...

Sonia Asked Chidambaram To Ensure No Unfair Treatment To ‘Tehelka’ Magazine

New Delhi(PTI): In 2004, UPA chief Sonia Gandhi wrote to the then Finance Minister P Chidambaram asking him to ensure that the financers of Tehelka are not meted out "unjust or unfair treatment", claims former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly. Tehelka magazine had done a sting operation on alleged corruption in defence deals during the previous Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA...

Sonam Mantra: I Trust My Instincts And Don’t Doubt Myself, Claims Sonam Kapoor

Mumbai(PTI): Actor Sonam Kapoor said she follows her gut and does not give any room to self-doubt. The 32-year-old star, who hit the mark of 11 million followers on Twitter yesterday, interacted with her fans in a special Q & A session. When one of the admirers asked Sonam, "What helps you make the right decision in difficult situations?", she replied,...

Birthday Words: Kamal Haasan Says He Never Intended To Hurt Hindus

Chennai(PTI): Facing flak over Birthday Words: Kamal Haasan Says He Never Intended To Hurt Hindus his comments on right wing extremism, veteran actor Kamal Haasan today said he never intended to hurt Hindus and opposed violence in the name of any religion. Addressing a press conference here coinciding with his 63rd birthday, amid expectations of a big announcement by him...

I Will Always Be A Part Of ‘Dabangg’ Franchise, Says Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai(PTI): Actor Sonakshi Sinha says she will continue to be part of Salman Khan-starrer "Dabangg" even if her role has lesser screen time. Sonakshi made her Bollywood debut in 2010 with "Dabangg" and the actor says she will forever be grateful to Salman for launching her in Bolywod. "I am grateful to him(Salman) for showing me the path and whatever I...

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...

Mathura Station Manager Suspended After Hema Malini Escapes Bull Attack

Mathura(PTI): Days after BJP MP Hema Malini narrowely escaped a bull attack at the Mathura Junction railway station, the station manager has been suspended for allegedly failing to curb the menace, an official said today. Station manager K L Meena has not only been suspended but also a probe has been ordered into the incident, Sanchit Tyagi, Divisional Commercial Manager...

Anupam Kher Inaugurates ‘Kalinga International Film Festival 2017’ In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Renowned Bollywood actor and newly appointed Chairman of Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India’s(FTII), Anupam Kher today inaugurated the third Kalinga International Film Festival at the KIIT Convention Center here. The three-day long festival, organized by KIIT School of Film And Media Sciences and KIIT Film Society will conclude on November 5. Addressing the audience Anupam Kher said,...

Women Find It Hard To Talk About Sexual Harassment: Vidya Balan

Mumbai(PTI): Actor Vidya Balan believes women avoid talking about the sexual harassment they face in workplaces out of fear of being judged. While Hollywood has been rocked by a massive scandal after allegations against powerful producer Harvey Weinstein became public, in India, prominent actors such as Irrfan Khan and Richa Chadha have spoken about facing casting couch in the beginning...

Girish Karnad To Receive Tata Lit Lifetime Achievement Award

Mumbai(PTI): Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad is all set to be honoured by Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award- 2017. The award will be presented to Karnad, 79, at the literature festival's annual awards ceremony which will be held on November 19 at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point here. The veteran actor said it is...

Sex Slur: Harvey Weinstein Offered Rose McGowan USD 1M To Keep Quiet

Los Angeles(PTI): Actor Rose McGowan says she was offered USD 1 million to sign a nondisclosure agreement to prevent her from speaking out against disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein. McGowan told The New York Times that the offer came from "someone close to Mr Weinstein," just as several women were about to come forward with their claims of sexual misconduct against...

Digital Trending: Love In The Times Of Social Media

New Delhi(PTI): In today's technology and social media driven world, 'true love' may seem passe, but Durjoy Dutta, one of India's leading romantic fiction writers, said digital love, like romances in the earlier times, is very "passionate". "It's great to find your soul-mate at the click of a button," he said. The writer of bestselling books like, "Of Course I Love...

Biwi Ho To Aisi: Twinkle Khanna Defends Akshay’s Controversial ‘Bajao’ Comment

Mumbai(PTI): Actor-turned-writer Twinkle Khanna has defended her husband, actor Akshay Kumar, in the wake of a controversy which erupted after he passed what was seen as an off-colour remark at stand-up comic Mallika Dua on a TV show. According to reports, Mallika wanted to ring a bell to appreciate an act on 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge', a practice followed...

When Leonardo da Vinci Visited A Morgue To Perfect Mona Lisa Smile!

New Delhi(PTI): While perfecting Mona Lisa's smile, Leonardo da Vinci spent his nights in the depths of a hospital's morgue, peeling the skin off cadavers and studying the muscles and nerves underneath, says a new book. Da Vinci became fascinated about how a smile begins to form, and he analysed every possible movement of each part of the face to...