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'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

04 May 2020

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.

Rishi Kapoor: 10 memorable movies you can stream right away

30 Apr 2020

Rishi Kapoor: 10 memorable movies you can stream right away

We all have our distinct set of vivid memories from Rishi Kapoor's rich filmography.

At it again! Urvashi Rautela copy-pastes writer's tweet on 'Parasite'

01 Apr 2020

At it again! Urvashi Rautela copy-pastes writer's tweet on 'Parasite'

Beauty with brains Urvashi Rautela has done it again!

'Sheer Qorma' trailer: Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta's tale of acceptance

26 Feb 2020

'Sheer Qorma' trailer: Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta's tale of acceptance

Days after the release of Ayushmann Khurrana's Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, one of mainstream Bollywood's first movies to portray homosexual romance, the trailer of Divya Dutta and Swara Bhasker-starrer Sheer Qorma is out.

Javed Akhtar threatened Kangana, said 'apologize' to Hrithik: Rangoli Chandel

19 Feb 2020

Javed Akhtar threatened Kangana, said 'apologize' to Hrithik: Rangoli Chandel

In her latest attack, Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel has claimed that poet/lyricist Javed Akhtar once threatened Kangana Ranaut and asked her to apologize to fellow actor Hrithik Roshan, who the actress infamously had a spat with.

Badshah meets with a road accident in Punjab; escapes unhurt

04 Feb 2020

Badshah meets with a road accident in Punjab; escapes unhurt

Popular rapper and singer Badshah (real name: Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia) has met with a road accident in Ludhiana (Punjab), according to reports.

Shabana Azmi is sedated but coherent, says Boney Kapoor

20 Jan 2020

Shabana Azmi is sedated but coherent, says Boney Kapoor

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who is currently admitted in the ICU at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, is under sedation but coherent and talking normally, shared film producer Boney Kapoor, who visited her at the hospital.

Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery

19 Jan 2020

Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery

The news of veteran actress Shabana Azmi getting critically injured in a major road accident on Saturday afternoon has sent a shockwave throughout the country.

FIR lodged against Shabana Azmi's driver for rash driving

19 Jan 2020

FIR lodged against Shabana Azmi's driver for rash driving

A police complaint has been filed against veteran actress Shabana Azmi's driver after the car that the two were traveling in met with a major accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Saturday afternoon.

Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

18 Jan 2020

Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

In a tragic incident, veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Saturday met with a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Shabana (69) has reportedly sustained critical injuries.

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

15 Jan 2020

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta is one of the most talented and versatile actresses working today in Bollywood.

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.

Manish Malhotra's father passes away; Bollywood celebrities pay last respects

18 Nov 2019

Manish Malhotra's father passes away; Bollywood celebrities pay last respects

Karan Johar, Boney Kapoor, and Shabana Azmi were among several Bollywood personalities who arrived at renowned fashion designer Manish Malhotra's residence in Mumbai this morning, to attend the last rites of his father.

#RIPSushmaSwaraj: Bollywood celebrities mourn the death of BJP veteran

07 Aug 2019

#RIPSushmaSwaraj: Bollywood celebrities mourn the death of BJP veteran

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away yesterday night in AIIMS, Delhi, due to a heart attack. She was 67.

Shabana on joining 'Halo': It can't get bigger than this

06 Aug 2019

Shabana on joining 'Halo': It can't get bigger than this

Shabana Azmi has been roped in for the highly-anticipated Showtime web-series Halo, which will be produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment.

Kashyap claims PM's follower threatened daughter, shares screenshot

24 May 2019

Kashyap claims PM's follower threatened daughter, shares screenshot

Ace filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is worried for his daughter after she received rape threats from someone who claimed to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's follower.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

23 May 2019

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

Shabana Azmi seeks votes for Kanhaiya Kumar, slams BJP

26 Apr 2019

Shabana Azmi seeks votes for Kanhaiya Kumar, slams BJP

On Thursday, veteran actress Shabana Azmi campaigned for CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai, where she accused BJP of inciting communal tensions.

Pulwama aftermath: Cine Workers Association bans Pakistani actors, artists

18 Feb 2019

Pulwama aftermath: Cine Workers Association bans Pakistani actors, artists

In wake of horrendous Pulwama attack, the Cine Workers Association on Monday announced a complete ban on Pakistani actors and artists.

Shabana Azmi down with swine flu, gets hospitalized

13 Feb 2019

Shabana Azmi down with swine flu, gets hospitalized

National-award winning actress Shabana Azmi has been diagnosed with swine flu recently.

#MeToo: Kangana Ranaut slams Shabana Azmi, KJo for their silence

15 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Kangana Ranaut slams Shabana Azmi, KJo for their silence

Bollywood's #MeToo is now a burning issue, and actress Kangana Ranaut has been pretty vocal about it.

Rishi Kapoor flies to US for medical treatment

30 Sep 2018

Rishi Kapoor flies to US for medical treatment

In a cryptic tweet on Saturday, Rishi Kapoor wrote he was traveling to the US for treatment as the 45+ years in the industry were tiring.

Dear Shabana, thank you for being my feminist teacher

18 Sep 2018

Dear Shabana, thank you for being my feminist teacher

As you turn 68 today, I can mention 68 (or even more) reasons why I love you. But these reasons are not because you're a star.

Beyond Lagaan, RDB: Watch these 5 movies on Independence Day

15 Aug 2018

Beyond Lagaan, RDB: Watch these 5 movies on Independence Day

It's been 72 years since we got Independence from the oppressing British Raj. Today is the perfect day to remember the heroes who made this possible and watch patriotic movies.

Don't charge acting fee, have share in profits: Aamir Khan

02 Aug 2018

Don't charge acting fee, have share in profits: Aamir Khan

Superstars are often accused of charging exorbitant money for working in a movie, but Aamir Khan says he has a different model.

Ranbir, Deepika steal the show at Mijwan Fashion Show 2018

20 Apr 2018

Ranbir, Deepika steal the show at Mijwan Fashion Show 2018

Be it in movies, interviews, or events, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone never cease to amaze the audience with their chemistry.

Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone are reuniting for this project

04 Apr 2018

Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone are reuniting for this project

Last seen together in Imtiaz Ali's 'Tamasha' in 2015, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone will be reuniting once again.

Karan Johar celebrates mother Hiroo Johar's birthday with Kajol

19 Mar 2018

Karan Johar celebrates mother Hiroo Johar's birthday with Kajol

The 75th birthday of filmmaker Karan Johar's mother Hiroo turned out to be a memorable affair as Karan Johar and Kajol, who had a fallout in 2016, happily posed for pictures together.

Shabana Azmi dubs Oscars red carpet culture as 'huge pity'

13 Mar 2018

Shabana Azmi dubs Oscars red carpet culture as 'huge pity'

Shabana Azmi is visibly offended by the Oscars for endorsing unrealistic standards of beauty.

Have Kangana's unending controversies affected her earnings?

19 Dec 2017

Have Kangana's unending controversies affected her earnings?

This year was full of Kangana Ranaut and her controversies. From taking jibes at Hrithik Roshan to sparking off the nepotism debate on Karan's show, Kangana did manage to gather a lot of limelight and that too for all the wrong reasons.

Kangana Ranaut fires shots at Hrithik Roshan again

11 Dec 2017

Kangana Ranaut fires shots at Hrithik Roshan again

Just when you thought that the Hrithik-Kangana saga is a thing of past, Kangana Ranaut fired fresh shots at Hrithik again; and this time with an altogether different set of allegations.

Kangana Ranaut refuses to sign petition for Deepika Padukone

05 Dec 2017

Kangana Ranaut refuses to sign petition for Deepika Padukone

The death threats issued to Deepika Padukone had caused outrage among many Bollywood celebrities. While some have gone out their way to support Deepika, some just didn't bother.

Akhilesh spent Rs. 10.32cr for pension to Yash Bharti awardees

26 May 2017

Akhilesh spent Rs. 10.32cr for pension to Yash Bharti awardees

An RTI query has found that the UP government spent Rs. 10.32cr in 2016-17 to provide pensions to 172 beneficiaries of the Yash Bharti awards.

Dangal 'strikes gold': Sweeps away three major Filmfare awards

15 Jan 2017

Dangal 'strikes gold': Sweeps away three major Filmfare awards

Though it came as a year-end surprise of 2016, 'Dangal' wrestled out others to win three of the four major Filmfare awards.

Film producer Kidwai interrogated in Om Puri's death case

14 Jan 2017

Film producer Kidwai interrogated in Om Puri's death case

In the case of Om Puri's death, Mumbai police today interrogated film producer Khalid Kidwai.

Om Puri's driver claims actor was intoxicated

11 Jan 2017

Om Puri's driver claims actor was intoxicated

According to Om Puri's driver, the actor had consumed alcohol the night before he passed away.

Roll-out of largest public WiFi

09 Jan 2017

Roll-out of largest public WiFi

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced the launch of the largest public WiFi service in Mumbai earlier today: there will be 500 WiFi live hotspots across the city.

Pak news claims Modi, Doval bumped off Om Puri

09 Jan 2017

Pak news claims Modi, Doval bumped off Om Puri

A Pakistani news anchor has alleged that Om Puri was bumped off by NSA Ajit Doval at the behest of PM Modi.

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passes away

06 Jan 2017

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passes away

Veteran Bollywood actor, Om Puri passed away earlier today after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 66 years old.

Sushma Swaraj's kidney transplant successful

11 Dec 2016

Sushma Swaraj's kidney transplant successful

AIIMS director Dr MC Mishra said that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj underwent a successful kidney transplant surgery; the donor and Swaraj are still under medical care.