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Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

16 May 2020

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi is all set to release on Amazon's streaming arm Prime Video.

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

15 May 2020

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

The film business, much like the entire world right now, is a hullabaloo of uncertainty and anxiety.

'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.

Five famous fashion designers of India

11 Mar 2020

Five famous fashion designers of India

India is blessed with immensely talented designers who render exemplary designs to our fashion circuit.

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.

Filmfare Awards 2020: 'Gully Boy' wins big; Alia, Ranveer felicitated

15 Feb 2020

Filmfare Awards 2020: 'Gully Boy' wins big; Alia, Ranveer felicitated

The 65th Filmfare Awards took place on Saturday in Assam's Guwahati and the night ended on a high note for Gully Boy.

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

03 Feb 2020

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

The nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 are out.

Deepika rejects Pradeep Sarkar's film; Aishwarya to be roped in?

18 Jan 2020

Deepika rejects Pradeep Sarkar's film; Aishwarya to be roped in?

Deepika Padukone has reportedly turned down an offer from Pradeep Sarkar to portray renowned Bengali courtesan-turned-actress Binodini Dasi in an upcoming Bollywood film.

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

18 Jan 2020

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

If you've been looking for a lesson in acceptance and self-deprecating humor, learn it from Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

#ThatWas2019: Five biggest Bollywood hits of this year

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Five biggest Bollywood hits of this year

Bringing to us one of the most controversial movies of recent times, a disappointing Oscars entry, many shoddy biopics, and some silent gems, 2019 was a mixed bag, as far as Bollywood is concerned.

Five of the best women-centric Bollywood films (from 2011-19)

28 Dec 2019

Five of the best women-centric Bollywood films (from 2011-19)

In a largely male-dominated society such as ours, women have struggled to raise their voice, not only on the streets, but even in literary and cinematic works.

SRK and Abhishek Bachchan unite for 'Bob Biswas' origin story

25 Nov 2019

SRK and Abhishek Bachchan unite for 'Bob Biswas' origin story

There are many reasons that made the 2012 Sujoy Ghosh thriller Kahaani the phenomenon that it became. One reason was the iconic character of Bob Biswas, a regular-looking LIC agent who moonlighted as a cold-blooded contract killer.

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

04 Oct 2019

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

An FIR has been registered against celebrities, including filmmakers Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, and historian Ramachandra Guha, who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching.

Five films collectively earn record Rs. 700cr in one month

29 Sep 2019

Five films collectively earn record Rs. 700cr in one month

The last month has been marvelous for Bollywood as five new releases brought in massive crowds to theaters, raking in a record Rs. 700 crore collectively.

Shooting for 'Shakuntala Devi biopic' begins, first teaser poster unveiled

16 Sep 2019

Shooting for 'Shakuntala Devi biopic' begins, first teaser poster unveiled

After tasting magnificent success with Mission Mangal, Vidya Balan has now begun shooting for her next, Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer.

Vidya reveals why she agreed to do Shakuntala Devi's biopic

24 Aug 2019

Vidya reveals why she agreed to do Shakuntala Devi's biopic

Vidya Balan, who is riding high on the success of her recent release Mission Mangal, has begun preparing for her next, a biopic on maths wizard Shakuntala Devi.

Desi Boyz clash: Akshay's 'Mission Mangal' beats John's 'Batla House'

16 Aug 2019

Desi Boyz clash: Akshay's 'Mission Mangal' beats John's 'Batla House'

Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal, which was released yesterday, witnessed a great start at the box office.

Vidya Balan reveals why Indira Gandhi's web-series is facing delay

14 Aug 2019

Vidya Balan reveals why Indira Gandhi's web-series is facing delay

Last year, Vidya Balan was roped in for an upcoming web series, to be produced by Ronnie Screwvala, where she was to portray the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Akshay, team of women scientists shine in 'Mission Mangal' trailer

18 Jul 2019

Akshay, team of women scientists shine in 'Mission Mangal' trailer

After dropping an impressive teaser of Mission Mangal, the makers have finally unveiled the much-awaited trailer of the space drama.

After 'Dostana 2,' Kartik Aaryan bags 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2'

02 Jul 2019

After 'Dostana 2,' Kartik Aaryan bags 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2'

It's raining sequels for Kartik Aaryan.

Weird habits of our Bollywood stars you don't know about

20 Jun 2019

Weird habits of our Bollywood stars you don't know about

We often conceal our strange habits and the original "us" in real lives, because our big worry is what would people think if we reveal this side of ours.

Vidya Balan announces her next, a web-series on Indira Gandhi

10 Apr 2019

Vidya Balan announces her next, a web-series on Indira Gandhi

Vidya Balan, who was last seen in Telugu movies, N.T.R: Kathanayakudu and N.T.R: Mahanayakudu, has now announced her next project.

Akshay returns to horror-comedy, to shoot for 'Laxmi' next week

08 Apr 2019

Akshay returns to horror-comedy, to shoot for 'Laxmi' next week

Akshay Kumar is one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood today.

Not Kangana, Vidya Balan was first choice for Jayalalithaa biopic

06 Apr 2019

Not Kangana, Vidya Balan was first choice for Jayalalithaa biopic

Recently, Kangana Ranaut grabbed headlines after she was roped in to play former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a biopic.

After PM Modi, Mayawati to have a biopic on her?

28 Mar 2019

After PM Modi, Mayawati to have a biopic on her?

It's raining biopics on politicians in Bollywood these days.

For Jayalalithaa-biopic, Kangana getting Rs. 24cr, highest for any female-actor

25 Mar 2019

For Jayalalithaa-biopic, Kangana getting Rs. 24cr, highest for any female-actor

Bollywood's Queen Kangana Ranaut recently announced that she will play former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa in her next.

See pics: Bollywood stars turn baraatis for Akash Ambani's wedding

10 Mar 2019

See pics: Bollywood stars turn baraatis for Akash Ambani's wedding

Akash Ambani tied the knot with Shloka Mehta on Saturday and the event was as grand as one would imagine it to be.

#DeepVeerReception: Bollywood stars partied like there's no tomorrow

02 Dec 2018

#DeepVeerReception: Bollywood stars partied like there's no tomorrow

Last night, the who's who of Bollywood got together for the reception of newlyweds Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.

Akshay Kumar's Independence-Day gift 'Mission Mangal' faces lawsuit

22 Nov 2018

Akshay Kumar's Independence-Day gift 'Mission Mangal' faces lawsuit

Akshay Kumar recently announced his plans about the next Independence Day release, which would be called Mission Mangal.

42 cable, net service providers restrained from showing Tamil film

15 Nov 2018

42 cable, net service providers restrained from showing Tamil film

The Madras HC yesterday restrained 42 cable and Internet service providers from screening the Tamil film 'Kaatrin Mozhi' scheduled to be released on November 16, on a suit filed by the producer, Creative Entertainers.

Aug 15, 2019: Release date for Akshay Kumar's 'Mission Mangal'

13 Nov 2018

Aug 15, 2019: Release date for Akshay Kumar's 'Mission Mangal'

Akshay Kumar's next 'Mission Mangal', which is being touted as India's first space film, will release on August 15, 2019.

#MissionMangal: Akshay proud to star in India's Mars Mission movie

08 Nov 2018

#MissionMangal: Akshay proud to star in India's Mars Mission movie

Akshay Kumar has time and again impressed us with his choice of movies like 'PadMan', Gold' etc.

Thank you Big B for teaching us these five life-lessons

11 Oct 2018

Thank you Big B for teaching us these five life-lessons

At 76, most of us would want to sit in a garden, reflect on life choices, and maybe stay surrounded by grandkids. Amitabh Bachchan, who turns 76 today, does all this and much more.

Vidya Balan speaks about her debut Telugu movie, NTR's biopic

10 Aug 2018

Vidya Balan speaks about her debut Telugu movie, NTR's biopic

Vidya Balan says she is having a great experience working on her debut Telugu film, a biopic on actor-politician Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR).

Small to silver-screen: 5 Bollywood stars who had humble beginnings

08 Aug 2018

Small to silver-screen: 5 Bollywood stars who had humble beginnings

Bollywood has a bunch of stars- some belonging to powerful families and some are self-made.

IIFA 2018: Rekha makes a blockbuster stage comeback

25 Jun 2018

IIFA 2018: Rekha makes a blockbuster stage comeback

At IIFA 2018, the excitement levels to see Rekha perform on stage was much more than knowing the winners.

IIFA 2018: Sridevi awarded best actress; complete list of winners

25 Jun 2018

IIFA 2018: Sridevi awarded best actress; complete list of winners

At Bangkok, celebrities gathered for one of the biggest events on Bollywood calendar- the IIFA awards, on Sunday.

IIFA 2018 nominations: Vidya Balan's 'Tumhari Sulu' leads the way

23 May 2018

IIFA 2018 nominations: Vidya Balan's 'Tumhari Sulu' leads the way

The nominations for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards have been announced.

'Mahabharata': Here's our dream cast for the mega project

28 Mar 2018

'Mahabharata': Here's our dream cast for the mega project

Witnessing one of the greatest Indian epics, 'Mahabharata', unfold on the big screen will be an experience of a lifetime.

Vidya Balan set for Telugu debut with NTR biopic

24 Mar 2018

Vidya Balan set for Telugu debut with NTR biopic

Vidya Balan is all set to enter the Telugu film industry with the biopic on late actor and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR).