Thursday, August 05, 2021
Films & TV

Camila Cabello's 'Cinderella' is a feminist re-telling of a classic

NEW DELHI: The trailer of actress Camila Cabello's upcoming film "Cinderella" was released on Tuesday. As opposed to the story in the fairytale told about a damsel in distress, this version has a contemporary twist with the protagonist aiming to be independent and ambitious.

Aparshakti opens up on his Punjabi version of 'Baspan Ka Pyaar'

NEW DELHI:Actor-singer Aparshakti Khurrana recently released a Punjabi version of the viral song 'Baspan Ka Pyaar' sung by a child Sahdev.

Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor leave for Delhi for 'Bell Bottom' trailer launch

MUMBAI: Actors Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor were spotted at the international airport here on Tuesday, as they left for Delhi to launch the trailer of their upcoming film 'Bell Bottom'.

Kriti says sudden weight loss-gain 'not a healthy thing to do'

MUMBAI: Kriti Sanon walked the extra mile to nail her look in the film 'Mimi'. The actress had to put on some extra kilos to play a pregnant woman and gained weight in "two and a half months".

'Mimi' and More: 7 Hindi films that broke surrogacy stereotypes

NEW DELHI: The recent OTT-released film 'Mimi' is getting a lot of admiration from the audience for the portrayal of the complex subject of surrogacy in a nuanced way.

Vandana Vithlani happy to bounce back after hard times

MUMBAI: Gujarati actress Vandana Vithlani, who is known for her role as 'Urmila Shah' in "Saath Nibhaana Saathiya", is going to play a prominent role in "Tera Mera Saath Rahe" starring Giaa Manek and Rupal Patel in lead roles.

Singapore rapper Yung Raja's 'Spice Boy' ode to Rajinikanth

Singapore: Singaporean rapper Yung Raja revealed his brand-new single "Spice Boy", paying an ode to superstar Rajinikanth.

Drashti Dhami: My look in 'The Empire' reflects royalty

MUMBAI:Drashti Dhami's first look from the upcoming epic period drama "The Empire" was unveiled on Friday. The actress said that it reflects royalty and also allows her to shapeshift into the warrior she can be.

Sachin Pilgaonkar shares worries on being stereotyped as 'Marathi actor, director'

NEW DELHI: Veteran Actor Sachin Pilgaonkar apparently has done more Hindi films then Marathi films, however the actor is often defined as a Marathi actor and director.

Hina Khan shares her excitement about movie 'Lines'

MUMBAI: Hina Khan's recent song video 'Baarish' crossed 250 million hits and now her film 'Lines' first song 'Jehlam de dariya' composed by Sufi singer and poet Rohil Bhatia and sung by Yash Chaudhary is out on Zee Music.

'Toofan' leads the race as Amazon Prime's most watched Hindi film in 2021

MUMBAI:In a rare instance, OTT giant Amazon Prime Video has released data, revealing its highest streaming projects within their launch-weeks so far in this year. Actor Farhan Akhtar's 'Toofan' is on top position as the most watched video within first week of its release globally.

Olympics: Boxer Satish Kumar reaches quarterfinals in men's super heavyweight category

TOKYO:Indian boxer Satish Kumar advanced to the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics with a comprehensive win against Ricardo Brown of Jamaica in the mens super-heavyweight round of 16 bout on Thursday.

Aditya Roy Kapur to star in Hindi remake of Tamil hit 'Thadam'

MUMBAI: Aditya Roy Kapur has been roped in to star in the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit film 'Thadam'. He says as an actor, getting a chance to do a double role is double the preparation and challenge.

Raashii Khanna 'excited and nervous' for her 'Rudra' shoot

MUMBAI: Actress Raashii Khanna, known for her work in Telugu films, has started shooting for the Hindi webseries 'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness'. She is thrilled to finally start the shoot here.

No bail for Raj Kundra in porn case

MUMBAI:In a huge setback, a Mumbai court on Wednesday refused to grant bail to businessman Raj Kundra and his associate Ryan Thorpe in a case pertaining to alleged production and distribution of porn films.

Nafisa Ali "is nervous to face the camera" as she makes a comeback in films

NEW DELHI:Veteran actress Nafisa Ali Sodhi is all set to make a comeback in films. The actress can't hold her excitement to be back on screen after a decade. "I am so excited. But, I am also nervous as I am facing the camera after so long," Nafisa told IANS.

Ayushmann Khurrana: Lucky that I chose acting as my profession

MUMBAI: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is currently busy shooting for his upcoming film "Doctor G" in Bhopal. He calls himself lucky that he chose acting as his profession because it has taken him to "incredible destinations".

Rashami Desai: I have changed as a person after 'Bigg Boss'

MUMBAI:Television actress Rashami Desai, who gained immense popularity after participating in the reality show "Bigg Boss 13" in 2019, says she has changed as a person after the show.

Swara on her next 'Mimamsa': It's a thought-provoking murder mystery

MUMBAI: Actress Swara Bhaskar said that she will be next seen in a murder mystery titled "Mimamsa", which also features actor Bijendra Kala.

Neena Gupta puts in her own self in each role: Manoj Bajpayee

MUMBAI:National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee has opened up about working with actresses Neena Gupta and Sakshi Tanwar in the upcoming suspense thriller "Dial 100".

'MasterChef Australia' topper Justin Narayan on why India food is a winner 

NEW DELHI: He swept the judges off their feet with his Indian take on tacos -- "daal bhaat" and "chicken jalfrezi", among many other delicacies. The winner of the 13th season of 'MasterChef Australia', Justin Narayan, has decoded why Indian flavours hit the right taste buds every time.

Sofia Hayat says many B'wood aspirants tricked into doing porn

MUMBAI:On a day when businessman Raj Kundra, who stands accused in a pornography case, was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Mumbai court, former "Bigg Boss" contestant Sofia Hayat said on Tuesday that it is not uncommon for Bollywood aspirants to be tricked into shooting for pornographic films by unscurpulous businessmen.

Multiplex majors cheer back-to-back Hollywood releases

NEW DELHI: As states give the green signal to cinemas to reopen, multiplex operators say the three Hollywood blockbusters slated for release from July 30 will give the trade the much-needed oxygen that it had been denied in the last five quarters. Before the August 15 weekend, which is expected to see the release of Hindi films in the cans, these Hollywood releases are expected to get the audiences back.

Urvashi Rautela: I have learned Tamil fluently

MUMBAI: Actress Urvashi Rautela is leaving no stones unturned for her Tamil debut film. She says she has even learned the language and shared that the yet-untitled movie will always hold a special place in her heart.

Chunky Panday: I'm proud to be Ananya Panday's dad

NEW DELHI: Actor Chunky Panday makes no bones about being known as actress Ananya Panday's father and says that he always wants to be known as that.

Malaika, Milind, Anusha to judge 'Supermodel Of The Year 2'

MUMBAI: Bollywood personalities Malaika Arora, Milind Soman and Anusha Dandekar will be seen as judges in the second season of the reality show 'Supermodel Of The Year'.

Guru Randhawa to make acting debut with Hindi musical drama film

MUMBAI:Singer-composer Guru Randhawa is all set to make his debut as an actor. The 29-year-old, who till now has featured in music videos, will be seen in a Hindi musical drama feature film for the first time.

Gurmeet overwhelmed by 85-year-old fan's 'Barsaat ki dhun' reel

MUMBAI: Gurmeet Choudhary was left surprised by an 85-year-old female fan, who made a reel on his latest romantic single "Barsaat ki dhun".

Sanjay Mishra, Anshuman Jha starrer short film makes it to IFFM 2021

MUMBAI: Actors Sanjay Mishra, Jaaved Jaaferi and Anshuman Jha starrer short film titled "Bullet Proof Anand" will be screened at the Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne (IFFM) 2021.

Dwayne Johnson: All of our daughters are very excited for 'Jungle Cruise'

Los Angeles : Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has revealed that actress Emily Blunt and his daughters are very excited about the release of their upcoming film "Jungle Cruise".

Amitabh Bachchan, Prabhas' next - 'K' - launched with muhurat shot

HYDERABAD: Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Prabhas and Deepika Padukone's upcoming film kickstarted, with a 'muhurat' pooja and clap here on Saturday.

I'm not involved with HotShots claims Shilpa Shetty

MUMBAI: In a latest development in the controversial porn case involving Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra, the Bollywood actress has denied her involvement with the company or its nature of content and has pointed fingers at Kundra's brother-in-law.

Mansi Srivastava to join the cast of 'Kundali Bhagya'

MUMBAI: Actress Mansi Srivastava will join the cast of the show "Kundali Bhagya". She will be seen playing the character of Sonakshi.

Playing older character on-screen was fun: Gauahar Khan

MUMBAI: Actress Gauahar Khan, who plays a pivotal role in her latest film "14 Phere", says that it was a fun ride for her to portray an elderly funny lady on-screen.

Karisma Kapoor gifts five pair of shoes to contestant Pruthviraj

MUMBAI: Actress Karisma Kapoor, who will soon be seen as a chief guest in a dance reality show, surprised a contestant by gifting him five pairs of shoes.

Tahir Raj Bhasin: Feels amazing to finish dubbing for my projects

MUMBAI: Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin feels extremely fortunate to be getting good work despite the pandemic crippling the entertainment industry of India. He says it feels amazing to finish dubbing for his work projects and watch them come alive.

Pooja Hegde gives an update on 'Radhe Shyam'

HYDERABAD: Actress Pooja Hegde, who will soon be seen in multilingual love story "Radhe Shyam", alongside actor Prabhas, says that the film has almost finished shooting.

Adarsh Gourav: I want to play a track athlete

MUMBAI: Actor Adarsh Gourav says his dream role is to play a track athlete someday as he was one back in school but never a great one.

Reena Roy shares about working experience with Jeetendra

MUMBAI: Actress Reena Roy and disco king Bappi Lahiri will be seen as special guests in the upcoming episodes of singing based reality-show "Indian Idol Season 12".

Amardeep Phogat: Would love to work with Badshah again for his sheer energy

NEW DELHI: Actor Amardeep Phogat and singer Badshah have come together for an upcoming untitled song. The actor and singer shot in Chandigarh for the track.

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