Amitabh Bachchan declines invitation from Queen Elizabeth II

24 Feb 2017 | By Mansi Motwani

Amitabh Bachchan had reportedly received an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh to attend the UK-India Year of Culture launch this year.

However, due to his busy schedule, Mr. Bachchan had to turn down the same.

Mr. Bachchan said it was an honour to received the invitation.

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Taking a StandDisha Patani fights back shamers on Instagram

'Kung Fu Yoga' actress Disha Patani found herself at the receiving end of several nasty comments for posting a picture of her Filmfare outfit on Instagram.

After the award show was telecasted, the trolls amplified.

Lashing back at the shaming, Patani posted her thoughts, asking people to "start accepting that we are not going to be anybody's idea of an 'Indian' girl."

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New ReleasesMovie Review: Lion

Lion is a marvellous story of how a child separated from his poor mother from the rural areas of Madhya Pradesh finds his way back home as an adult.

Lion displays overwhelming truths about India, similar to Slumdog Millionaire.

Dev Patel steals the show and truly deserves the Oscar that he's been nominated for (Best Supporting Actor), if nothing more.

Television Netflix Sense 8 Season 2: First look

Season 2 of Netflix's Sense 8, an American Sci-Fi and Drama series, is set to return in May 2017.

According to the photos, Season 2 is going to be shot in new locations such as Amsterdam as well as Mumbai.

Known for its pro-LGBT statements, season 2 of Sense 8 might feature even more LGBT pride marches.

Up & ComingNew poster of Bahubali 2 released

On the occasion of Mahashivratri, Director SS Rajamouli disclosed a brand new poster of Bahubali 2: The Conclusion.

The poster features Prabhas as Amarendra Bahubali astride the head of an elephant.

In the poster, Prabhas is seen with one leg on the trunk of the elephant whereas the other on its head.

The sequel is set to hit theatres in April 2017.

Obstacles'Rangoon' faced several hurdles before being released

According to reports, 70 cuts were made in 'Rangoon' before it hit the big screens.

A commercial suit was filed against director Vishal Bhardwaj by Roy Wadia, who claimed that Kangana's character drew inspiration from 'Fearless Nadia' of 1935 film 'Hunterwaali.'

The makers deposited Rs. 2 crore with the Bombay High Court as a way of guarantee till the case is finally disposed.