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Centre's guidelines for OTT platforms leave the entertainment industry divided

26 Feb 2021

Centre's guidelines for OTT platforms leave the entertainment industry divided

On Thursday, the federal government released new guidelines to regulate OTT (over-the-top) content, sparking different opinions from people involved in the industry.

Sanya Malhotra's next 'Pagglait' to stream on Netflix

30 Jan 2021

Sanya Malhotra's next 'Pagglait' to stream on Netflix

Like many Bollywood projects nowadays, rising star Sanya Malhotra's next film, Pagglait, has also been given a digital release.

Janhvi Kapoor buys plush new home worth Rs. 39 crore

05 Jan 2021

Janhvi Kapoor buys plush new home worth Rs. 39 crore

Bollywood actor Janhvi Kapoor has recently bought an expensive property in an upscale area in Mumbai, several reports said.

'The Dirty Picture' actor Arya Banerjee, 33, found dead

12 Dec 2020

'The Dirty Picture' actor Arya Banerjee, 33, found dead

Actor Arya Banerjee, who had worked in Vidya Balan-starrer blockbuster The Dirty Picture, was found dead in her apartment on Friday.

Divya Agarwal, who lambasted hospital earlier, loses father to coronavirus

28 Oct 2020

Divya Agarwal, who lambasted hospital earlier, loses father to coronavirus

Actor Divya Agarwal, best known for her stint in Splitsvilla, lost her father to coronavirus on Wednesday.

After wife, Arjun Bijlani's 5-year-old son tests COVID-19 positive

08 Oct 2020

After wife, Arjun Bijlani's 5-year-old son tests COVID-19 positive

Just recently, popular television and film actor Arjun Bijlani's wife Neha Swami had tested positive for COVID-19.

1 million join global prayer meet for Sushant Singh Rajput

17 Aug 2020

1 million join global prayer meet for Sushant Singh Rajput

Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister, Shweta Singh Kirti has expressed gratitude to fans and well-wishers around the world for joining a global prayer meet for him.

Ekta Kapoor shares Sushant's first-ever television scene

07 Aug 2020

Ekta Kapoor shares Sushant's first-ever television scene

On popular demand, producer Ekta Kapoor has brought to us the first-ever scene that late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput shot for his debut television show, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil.

Stay eternally happy: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister pens emotional note

15 Jul 2020

Stay eternally happy: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister pens emotional note

It has been a tough one month for the family, friends, and fans of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, since his tragic demise in June.

Entertainment round-up: Rhea, Ankita remember Sushant; Sara takes coronavirus test

14 Jul 2020

Entertainment round-up: Rhea, Ankita remember Sushant; Sara takes coronavirus test

Exactly a month after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died, his close friend Rhea Chakraborty, and former girlfriend, Ankita Lokhande, remembered him on Instagram.

Bhansali wanted to cast Sushant in four films, says police

09 Jul 2020

Bhansali wanted to cast Sushant in four films, says police

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali had wanted to cast late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in four of his films, the Mumbai Police revealed in a statement.

Sushant's suicide: Bihar court dismisses petition against Karan Johar, others

09 Jul 2020

Sushant's suicide: Bihar court dismisses petition against Karan Johar, others

A Bihar court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed against Bollywood bigwigs like Karan Johar, for allegedly abetting the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Karan Johar "shattered" over hatred after Sushant's death, reveals friend

08 Jul 2020

Karan Johar "shattered" over hatred after Sushant's death, reveals friend

Filmmaker Karan Johar is deeply upset by the heavy backlash and online trolling that he has been subjected to ever since the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, his close friend revealed.

SSR's death case: Bhansali reaches police station to record statement

06 Jul 2020

SSR's death case: Bhansali reaches police station to record statement

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Monday arrived at Bandra police station in Mumbai to record his statement in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation.

SSR death: Sanjay Leela Bhansali to be questioned by police

02 Jul 2020

SSR death: Sanjay Leela Bhansali to be questioned by police

The Mumbai Police has summoned Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for interrogation in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation.

Sushant's brother-in-law launches 'Nepometer' to fight nepotism in Bollywood

01 Jul 2020

Sushant's brother-in-law launches 'Nepometer' to fight nepotism in Bollywood

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's brother-in-law, Vishal Kirti, has announced the launch of Nepometer, a platform that will provide rating for movies and television shows based on how nepotistic or independent the cast and crew is.

Sushant Singh Rajput's last co-star Sanjana Sanghi questioned by police

30 Jun 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's last co-star Sanjana Sanghi questioned by police

Sanjana Sanghi, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's co-star in his final film Dil Bechara, was on Tuesday questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection with his death.

SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

28 Jun 2020

SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

The Mumbai Police on Saturday interrogated Shanoo Sharma, a noted casting director with Yash Raj Films (YRF), in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

SSR suicide case: Foul play ruled out, actor's CA questioned

25 Jun 2020

SSR suicide case: Foul play ruled out, actor's CA questioned

The Mumbai Police has received the final post-mortem report in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. The cause of death has been identified as asphyxia due to hanging. It implies that he died by suicide and no foul play was involved.

SSR's death: Complaint filed against Rhea Chakraborty in Bihar

22 Jun 2020

SSR's death: Complaint filed against Rhea Chakraborty in Bihar

A complaint has been filed against actor Rhea Chakraborty at a court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Amid criticism, Karan Johar unfollows most actors on Twitter

18 Jun 2020

Amid criticism, Karan Johar unfollows most actors on Twitter

Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death has raised some pertinent questions and brought the entire film fraternity under scrutiny.

Jiah Khan case: Actor's mother accuses Salman of sabotaging investigation

17 Jun 2020

Jiah Khan case: Actor's mother accuses Salman of sabotaging investigation

Days after actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death triggered discussions around nepotism and bullying in the film industry, late actor Jiah Khan's mother, Rabia Amin, levelled some serious allegations against superstar Salman Khan.

SSR death: Case filed against Karan Johar, Salman Khan, others

17 Jun 2020

SSR death: Case filed against Karan Johar, Salman Khan, others

A complaint has been filed against eight persons, including Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, filmmaker Karan Johar, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and producer Ekta Kapoor, in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

A life lost, an industry exposed: Farewell, Sushant Singh Rajput!

15 Jun 2020

A life lost, an industry exposed: Farewell, Sushant Singh Rajput!

At 34, it's difficult to comment on an actor's legacy. It's much easier to speculate on what the future could have been.

'XXX 2' controversy: Ekta Kapoor reveals she's getting rape threats

07 Jun 2020

'XXX 2' controversy: Ekta Kapoor reveals she's getting rape threats

Ekta Kapoor has broken her silence on the ongoing controversy around XXX 2, a web series produced by her.

'Bigg Boss' fame Hindustani Bhau files complaint against Ekta Kapoor

01 Jun 2020

'Bigg Boss' fame Hindustani Bhau files complaint against Ekta Kapoor

Bigg Boss 13 contestant Hindustani Bhau aka Vikas Pathak has filed a police complaint against film/TV producer Ekta Kapoor and her mother Shobha Kapoor.

Actor Sachin Kumar, of 'Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii' fame, dies

16 May 2020

Actor Sachin Kumar, of 'Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii' fame, dies

In a terrible piece of news, actor Sachin Kumar, who shot to stardom with his role in Ekta Kapoor's popular TV serial Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii, died due to cardiac arrest, reports said on Saturday.

'Hum Paanch' is returning, but Ashok Saraf had no clue

10 Apr 2020

'Hum Paanch' is returning, but Ashok Saraf had no clue

After the return of classic shows like Ramayan and Shaktimaan, another much-loved family show from the good ol' 90s Hum Paanch is coming back on the small screen.

Mukesh Khanna slams Ekta Kapoor for "murdering" Mahabharata

08 Apr 2020

Mukesh Khanna slams Ekta Kapoor for "murdering" Mahabharata

Mukesh Khanna, best known for playing Bhishma in BR Chopra's Mahabharat and superhero Shaktimaan in the 1980s and 90s, slammed movie producer Ekta Kapoor for her 2008 television rendition of the Hindu epic.

Amid lockdown, ZEE TV airs web series and old shows

26 Mar 2020

Amid lockdown, ZEE TV airs web series and old shows

As all productions across the country remain stalled due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown, TV channels are running out of fresh episodes for their soap operas.

DD classics 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' to return to TV?

26 Mar 2020

DD classics 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' to return to TV?

India is on a binge-watch mode.

We broke barriers: Tusshar Kapoor celebrates single parents of Bollywood

06 Feb 2020

We broke barriers: Tusshar Kapoor celebrates single parents of Bollywood

Bollywood actor and a proud single parent, Tusshar Kapoor on Wednesday took to social media to celebrate what he refers to as the "Single parents club" of Bollywood.

Who all won Padma Shri from film industry?

26 Jan 2020

Who all won Padma Shri from film industry?

The Padma Awards 2020 were announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, on Saturday, January 25.

Five amazingly talented brother-sister duos currently working in Bollywood

18 Oct 2019

Five amazingly talented brother-sister duos currently working in Bollywood

Amid brawling over the tiniest of issues (such as the TV remote) and standing by each other's side in tough times, all brothers and sisters grow up.

Confirmed! 'Kahiin Toh Hoga's Aamna Sharif is the new Komolika

26 Sep 2019

Confirmed! 'Kahiin Toh Hoga's Aamna Sharif is the new Komolika

Recently TV czarina Ekta Kapoor asked on Twitter about who would be the next Komolika for Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2, and now it seems she has found one.

Anushka Sharma features on Fortune India's 'Most Powerful Women' list

22 Sep 2019

Anushka Sharma features on Fortune India's 'Most Powerful Women' list

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma has made it to Fortune India's top 50 list of Most Powerful Women of 2019.

#Janmashtami19: Here's how SRK, Shilpa, Raveena celebrated the dahi-handi festival

24 Aug 2019

#Janmashtami19: Here's how SRK, Shilpa, Raveena celebrated the dahi-handi festival

It's Janmashtami today and the entire country is immersed in the celebration, including Bollywood celebrities.

Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Andhadhun' to release in South Korea next week

24 Aug 2019

Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Andhadhun' to release in South Korea next week

Ayushmann Khurrana's 2018 release Andhadhun is going places.

This is how much Ayushmann charged for an advertisement

20 Aug 2019

This is how much Ayushmann charged for an advertisement

Ayushmann Khurrana has established himself as a bankable actor, after delivering back-to-back hits (Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho and Article 15) and winning a National Award.

Amid #MeToo allegations, Anu Malik returns with Ekta Kapoor's web-series

19 Aug 2019

Amid #MeToo allegations, Anu Malik returns with Ekta Kapoor's web-series

The ever-forgiving and forgetful Bollywood is ready to take back another #MeToo accused in its folds after Vikas Bahl and Alok Nath.