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Dabboo Ratnani's 2020 calendar is out. Take a look

19 Feb 2020

Dabboo Ratnani's 2020 calendar is out. Take a look

Bollywood's go-to star photographer Dabboo Ratnani has released his 2020 calendar.

'Indian IdoI': Neha Kakkar gifts Rs. 2 lakh to firefighter

22 Jan 2020

'Indian IdoI': Neha Kakkar gifts Rs. 2 lakh to firefighter

Singer Neha Kakkar, who is one of the judges in the ongoing 11th season of popular singing reality show Indian Idol, has gifted a sum of Rs. 2 lakh to a firefighter during an episode of the show.

Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

06 Jan 2020

Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

Slut-shamed for sharing swimsuit pictures, Sona Mohapatra slams trolls

31 Dec 2019

Slut-shamed for sharing swimsuit pictures, Sona Mohapatra slams trolls

On Monday, singer-composer Sona Mohapatra had shared pictures of herself from a vacation wherein she was in a swimsuit.

#MeToo: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol 11' judge

21 Nov 2019

#MeToo: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol 11' judge

Following severe backlash over allegations of sexual misconduct, music composer Anu Malik has now stepped down as the judge from the ongoing 11th season of singing reality show Indian Idol.

#MeToo: Neha Bhasin calls Anu Malik 'pervert', Sona slams Sony

31 Oct 2019

#MeToo: Neha Bhasin calls Anu Malik 'pervert', Sona slams Sony

Around this time last year, social media was abuzz with #MeToo stories. Indian women, who had been humiliated, abused, or made uncomfortable by men in power spoke about the trauma.

'Indian Idol 11': Neha Kakkar forcibly kissed by contestant

19 Oct 2019

'Indian Idol 11': Neha Kakkar forcibly kissed by contestant

Popular singer Neha Kakkar, who features as one of the judges on singing reality show Indian Idol's ongoing eleventh season, was forcibly kissed by one of the participants during an episode of the show.

'Indian Idol': Aditya Narayan defends #MeToo named Anu Malik

25 Sep 2019

'Indian Idol': Aditya Narayan defends #MeToo named Anu Malik

Anu Malik, who had to step down as Indian Idol judge after he was named in the #MeToo movement by two noted singers, is all set to return in its 11th season.

Sanjay Dutt confirms 'Munnabhai 3' is happening, in scripting stage

19 Sep 2019

Sanjay Dutt confirms 'Munnabhai 3' is happening, in scripting stage

It's been quite some time that reports about the much-awaited third installment of Sanjay Dutt's Munnabhai franchise have been doing the rounds in media.

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.

#MeToo accused Anu Malik set to return on small screen?

23 Jul 2019

#MeToo accused Anu Malik set to return on small screen?

Music composer Anu Malik, who had to step down as Indian Idol judge after he was named in the #MeToo movement by two noted singers, is all set to return on TV.

Facing backlash, will Deepika work with #MeToo accused Luv Ranjan?

23 Jul 2019

Facing backlash, will Deepika work with #MeToo accused Luv Ranjan?

Last Saturday, media channels reported that Deepika Padukone is likely to do Luv Ranjan's next, and ever since then a particular hashtag, #NotMyDeepika, has started trending.

Sona Mohapatra rips into 'Indian Idol' over Anu Malik's return

31 May 2019

Sona Mohapatra rips into 'Indian Idol' over Anu Malik's return

After news of music director Anu Malik's return as a judge on singing reality television show Indian Idol's season 11 emerged, singer Sona Mohapatra voiced her discontentment with the decision, citing the sexual harassment allegations against the former.

Sona's vomiting on Twitter. I'd like to maintain decorum: Sonu

20 Dec 2018

Sona's vomiting on Twitter. I'd like to maintain decorum: Sonu

Singer Sonu Nigam has responded to Sona Mohapatra's tweets against him, saying that though she's "vomiting" on Twitter, he would like to maintain decorum.

#MeToo: Sona Mohapatra slams Sonu Nigam for supporting Anu Malik

19 Dec 2018

#MeToo: Sona Mohapatra slams Sonu Nigam for supporting Anu Malik

Sonu Nigam sparked fresh controversy after he extended support to Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women.

#MeToo: Sonu Nigam defends Anu Malik against sexual harassment allegations

19 Dec 2018

#MeToo: Sonu Nigam defends Anu Malik against sexual harassment allegations

Singer Sonu Nigam has come out in support of his music director friend Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual misconduct by several women.

Patriarchal-society doesn't allow heroes, heroines to have same shelf-life: Preity

20 Nov 2018

Patriarchal-society doesn't allow heroes, heroines to have same shelf-life: Preity

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta says if female actors devote as much time as their male counterparts to the film career, it would be possible for heroines to have a longer shelf life.

Rakhi Sawant files defamation-case of 25 paise against Tanushree Dutta

31 Oct 2018

Rakhi Sawant files defamation-case of 25 paise against Tanushree Dutta

Every time we think Rakhi Sawant is done with drama, she comes with another blast.

AR Rahman supports Bollywood's #MeToo movement with a powerful message

23 Oct 2018

AR Rahman supports Bollywood's #MeToo movement with a powerful message

Bollywood's #MeToo movement has engulfed the nation ever since Tanushree Dutta accused Nana Patekar of sexual harassment.

#IndianIdol10: Salim-Sulaiman to replace ousted judge Anu Malik

22 Oct 2018

#IndianIdol10: Salim-Sulaiman to replace ousted judge Anu Malik

Singing-based reality show 'Indian Idol 10' has been grabbing the headlines after judge Anu Malik was accused of sexual misconduct.

#MeToo: Alisha Chinai slams Anu Malik, calls him a 'haiwaan'

22 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Alisha Chinai slams Anu Malik, calls him a 'haiwaan'

In wake of the ongoing #MeToo movement of Bollywood, music director Anu Malik has been called out by many women.

Sony TV breaks silence on Anu Malik's 'Indian Idol' exit

21 Oct 2018

Sony TV breaks silence on Anu Malik's 'Indian Idol' exit

Music composer Anu Malik created a buzz this morning after he announced his exit from the singing-based reality show 'Indian Idol 10'.

#MeTooEffect: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol' judge

21 Oct 2018

#MeTooEffect: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol' judge

Ever since Bollywood's #MeToo movement gained momentum, several names have cropped up in alleged sexual misconduct cases.

Eyewitness account: Lyricist Sameer reveals truth behind Shweta-Anu's #MeToo controversy

19 Oct 2018

Eyewitness account: Lyricist Sameer reveals truth behind Shweta-Anu's #MeToo controversy

Shweta Pandit's sexual harassment allegations against music composer Anu Malik has created a havoc in the industry.

#BollywoodMeToo: Anu Malik rubbishes Shweta Pandit's sexual harassment allegations

18 Oct 2018

#BollywoodMeToo: Anu Malik rubbishes Shweta Pandit's sexual harassment allegations

Anu Malik has vehemently denied all the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him.

'Indian Idol' to sack Anu Malik post sexual harassment allegations?

18 Oct 2018

'Indian Idol' to sack Anu Malik post sexual harassment allegations?

Anu Malik, once again, grabbed the headlines (for wrong reasons) after singer Shweta Pandit accused him of sexual misconduct.

#MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of sexual misconduct

17 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of sexual misconduct

The #MeToo movement is gaining momentum with every passing day.

Anu Malik rubbishes Sona Mohapatra accusations of 'serial predator'

11 Oct 2018

Anu Malik rubbishes Sona Mohapatra accusations of 'serial predator'

Bollywood's #MeToo movement, which has exposed several powerful men of the industry, recently saw a new addition when singer Sona Mohapatra called out Anu Malik.

#MeToo: Kailash Kher apologizes for sexual misconduct, calls it 'misconstrued'

10 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Kailash Kher apologizes for sexual misconduct, calls it 'misconstrued'

Renowned singer Kailash Kher, whose name was tagged in with the much-heated #MeToo movement, has apologized for his sexual misconduct.

'Indian Idol 10': Anu Malik-Neha Kakkar-Vishal Dadlani are the judges

27 Apr 2018

'Indian Idol 10': Anu Malik-Neha Kakkar-Vishal Dadlani are the judges

'Indian Idol' has been one of India's most-loved singing reality shows since its inception in 2004. The show has successfully completed nine seasons and is now coming back with the tenth season.