Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Films & TV

Suicide Squad' star Joel Kinnaman, model Kelly Gale engaged

ANGELES: Hollywood actor Joel Kinnaman on Tuesday shared news of his engagement to girlfriend, model Kelly Gale, on social media.

Kangana Ranaut's 'Dhaakad' in theatres on Gandhi Jayanti weekend

MUMBAI: The Kangana Ranaut-starrer spy thriller Dhaakad will release theatrically on October 1, the actress announced on Monday with a poster of the film.

Divyanka Tripathi recalls when she chose 'dignity' over a TV show

NEW DELHI: Telly star Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya says years ago, she quit a TV show to avoid a traumatic experience.

FIR against 'Tandav' lodged in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: An FIR has been lodged against Ali Abbas Jafar and Gaurav Solanki, the director and writer of the web series 'Tandav' respectively, for allegedly depicting Hindu gods in a bad light 'which could lead to religious flare-ups'.

Bigg Boss talent manager Pista Dhakad dies in accident, contestants express grief

MUMBAI: Bigg Boss talent manager Pista Dhakad has died in a road accident. Several past contestant of the show took to social media on Saturday to express grief.

Vijay's 'Master' crosses 50Cr-mark in TN alone; Hindi remake soon

CHANNAI: The Tamil film Master, starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, has grossed over Rs 50 crore in Tamil Nadu alone within the first three days, and is all set to be remade in Hindi.

83% single Indians comfortable in meeting in-person

NEW DELHI: Virtual dating is the new norm in India, but real-life connections will pick pace post-pandemic, reiterates Bumble's recent nationwide survey. After connecting with people virtually, 83 per cent of single Indians are comfortable to meet up with their connections in-person. The study also reveals that 40 per cent of single Indians will opt for virtual dating in 2021.

Divyanka Tripathi, Vivek Dahiya celebrate engagement anniversary

MUMBAI: Television stars Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya and Vivek Dahiya are celebrating their engagement anniversary. Divyanka posted a picture along with her husband Vivek on Instagram on Friday to mark the occasion.

Jacqueline Fernandez channels her inner ballerina

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernanadez channels her inner ballerina in her latest posts on social media. The actress looks every inch a stunning dance diva in a string of new pictures she shared on Instagram

Kangana Ranaut to star in 'Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda'

MUMBAI:Actress Kangana Ranaut will star in the second installment of the Manikarnika franchise, titled Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda

Smoking scene in 'K.G.F Chapter 2' teaser irks K'taka health dept

BENGALURU: Even as the crew members of "K.G.F. Chapter 2", an upcoming Kannada period action film written and directed by Prashanth Neel, are basking in the glory of its teaser receiving over 132 million views on YouTube since its release on January 7, the Karnataka health department has issued a showcause notice to Yash, the lead actor of the film, who plays protagonist Rocky Bhai in the movie.

Amitabh Bachchan wraps up 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 12' shoot

MUMBAI: Amitabh Bachchan has wrapped up the current season of the quiz show, Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). The veteran actor took to his blog to inform fans that he has concluded the shoot of KBC season 12.

Huma Qureshi calls Sonakshi Sinha 'chor'!

MUMBAI:Actresses Huma Qureshi and Sonakshi Sinha were engaged in a fun banter online on Saturday.

TV actor Amit Sarin and family test Covid positive

LOS ANGLES: Television actor Amit Sarin, who relocated to Los Angeles a few years back, has tested positive for Covid-19.

Angela Bassett feels it is a great deal to play an animated Black woman

NEW DELHI: Hollywood actress Angela Bassett feels it is important to have people of colour in the world of animated stories, because it is important for the young generation to know that there is a vast and diverse humanity out there.

Sonu Sood: 2020 taught us to keep families closer than before

NEW DELHI: Actor and humanitarian Sonu Sood says that 2020 has been a tough year, and was like a reality check for us. Sood, who authored the book 'I Am No Messiah', says that it taught us to put others before us and to keep out families closer to us than ever.

Chandan Roy Sanyal, Rituparna Sengupta to co-star in 'Salt'

MUMBAI: Actors Chandan Roy Sanyal and Rituparna Sengupta will soon be seen in a romantic drama titled Salt.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan overwhelmed as 'Zaroori tha' crosses 1bn views

MUMBAI: Popular singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is overwhelmed as his song Zaroori tha has got over one billion views on YouTube. The song was released six years ago and its video features former couple Gauahar Khan and Kushal Tandon, who rose to fame following their appearance on Bigg Boss 7.

Kriti Sanon reveals her biking fantasy

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon has shared a video on social media, where she is seen riding a motorbike. The song Hairat from the 2010 film Anjaana Anjaani plays in the background.

Anushka Sharma shares picture of 'serial chillers'

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, who is all set to welcome her first child, has tagged herself as a serial chiller in a new picture she shared on social media.

Top stars from South set for Bollywood sojourn this year

NEW DELHI: As Bollywood enters the new year, a line up big names from the Telugu and Tamil film industries are gearing up to make their debuts in the Hindi film industry.

Ananya Panday: Deepika Padukone is the biggest sweetheart

NEW DELHI: Budding actress Ananya Panday finds working with Bollywood star Deepika Padukone anything but intimidating. She calls Deepika the biggest sweetheart.

Varun Dhawan opens up on constant vigilance on his life

MUMBAI: Bollywood star Varun Dhawan has sure learnt to live with the stifling side of being famous. He says he has made peace with the constant vigilanc

‘Warning’ teaser out now on Superstar Films’ YouTube channel

CHANDIGARH: Warning, a web series which not only started a web revolution in Punjab but also opened a new audience market for the filmmakers. Gippy Grewal produced warning-web series set new viewership records and the gripping storyline glued people to their seats. From its storyline, production design, acting excellence everything just raised a bar for Punjabi entertainment world.

Director Sandeep Reddy Vanga and producers Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar along with actor Ranbir Kapoor are all set to delight the fans with a New Year surprise

MUMBAI: The director of Kabir Singh and Arjun Reddy; Sandeep Reddy Vanga is all set to announce his next with Ranbir Kapoor after 2 back to back blockbusters!

As we are all set to welcome 2021, Ace Casting director Mukesh Chabbra opens up about 2020 as a year for the Indian entertainment industry

DECEMBER: The year 2020 will always be looked at as the year of the pandemic. It’s the year that the entire human race had to stay socially distanced and confined in their homes in the fear of an unknown virus that could not be seen nor heard. With its numerous drawbacks also came numerous opportunities. The opportunity to spend more time with your family, to take as many holidays at one stretch which was our lifelong dream, the opportunity to reflect and ponder over our lives and so many others. One such opportunity that we all witnessed as a film fraternity was the rise in viewership on OTT platforms. Since multiplexes were shut and our main source of entertainment was a show on Netflix or Hotstar, we came to love this medium which was in the secondary, up until the pandemic struck.

Director arrested over Bangladeshi film's rape victim interrogation scene

DHAKA: A Bangladeshi film director has been reportedly charged after a rape victim interrogation scene in his new film angered the police force.

Deepika-Ranveer spotted at same resort amid engagement rumours of Ranbir-Alia 

MUMBAI: Ever since rumoured lovebirds Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor were spotted at Mumbai airport on Tuesday along with Ranbirs mother Neetu Kapoor, rumour mills have been abuzz with talk of a possible engagement in Rajasthan.

Mrunal Thakur excited about her roster of films in 2021

MUMBAI: Actress Mrunal Thakur has around five films lined up in 2021, and she is naturally excited. She does not mind starting the new year on a busy note.

Ananya Panday is 'banned from house work' because she is 'not very good at it'

NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress Ananya Panday has shared some good memories from her lockdown experience. Unlike most people, she did not engage in multiple household chores. One a lighter note, she says she has been banned from all such activity by her family.

Odisha music director Shantanu Mohapatra passes away

BHUBNESHWARA: Legendary music director Shantanu Mohapatra passed away at a private hospital here on Tuesday night. He was 84.

Priyanka Chopra is 'hopeful for what 2021 will bring'

MUMBAI: Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas is excited to turn the page on this year and is hopeful for what 2021 will bring.

Disha Patani lives 'Aquaman' fantasy in sizzling bikini pic

MUMBAI: Actress Disha Patani lives out her Aquaman fantasy in a new picture she posted on Instagram, where she looks stunning in a yellow bikini.

Rajini scripts anti-climax to his political dreams, backs out 

CHENNAI: In an anti-climax to his much-awaited political plunge, southern superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday announced his decision to back out citing his health condition. He even described it as a sign from God to not pursue it further.

Gulshan Devaiah: 2020 been challenging but very insightful

MUMBAI: Actor Gulshan Devaiah on Monday said 2020 has been a very challenging yet insightful year for him.

Ananya Panday turns floral beauty

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Ananya Panday turned into a floral beauty in a picture she has posted on Instagram.

Preity Zinta on year 2020: Hope the worst is behind us

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Preity Zinta on Christmas shared a video on social media where she advised her fans to stay home, stay safe and be silly!

Shehnaaz Gill: 2020 has been a milestone for me

MUMBAI: Punjabi actress and singer Shehnaaz Gill has said that the year 2020 has been a milestone for her.

Govt. sanctions 40-day coaching camp for Vinesh in Hungary & Poland

NEW DELHI: The sports ministry has sanctioned a 40-day training camp for wrestler Vinesh Phogat along with her personal coach Woller Akos, her sparring partner Priyanka Phogat and her physiotherapist Poornima Raman Ngomdir which will take place in Hungary and Poland.

Pankaj Tripathi: Don't understand why women keep quiet when they go through trauma

MUMBAI: Actor Pankaj Tripathi says he is unable to understand why women prefer to keep quiet instead of opening up whenever they experience some sort of trauma, especially in personal life

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