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Sharmila Tagore: Creating gender solidarity is a step towards a better tomorrow

Creating gender solidarity is a step towards a better tomorrow, believes veteran actor Sharmila Tagore, who says she faced brickbats and bouquets for some of her choices which are now celebrated as game changers. Sharmila has spoken out in support of how the third edition of the Lux Golden Rose Awards, to be held later […]

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Kajol: Female-fronted films have become commercially viable for producers

Actor Kajol believes the strong performance of female-fronted films at the ticket window has forced producers to rethink their strategy. She says producers were earlier reluctant to back such project because box office response was not very encouraging for such films though they garnered good reviews. But with films such as Raazi, Padmaavat, and Pink doing well at […]

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Dastaan-E-Mohabbat Salim Anarkali actor Gurdeep Kohli: The entire Rajasthani queen feel is amazing

Gurdeep Kohli is seen playing Queen Jodha in Colors’ historical drama Dastaan-E-Mohabbat: Salim Anarkali. The 38-year-old recently spoke to indianexpress.com about her role, comparisons with other actors and being a working mother. Sharing her reasons for taking up the series, Gurdeep said, “We have studied so much about this era and even watched films and […]

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Madhoo, talking about #MeToo, said women are feeling empowered and not feeling ashamed to talk about their issues.

Actor Madhoo Shah says Indian society has evolved to accept harsh realities of the working environment for women, who are more empowered than ever to speak up about their sour experiences. Madhoo was interacting with the media at #IBelieve charity gala fundraiser event for underprivileged cancer patients here along with Jackie Shroff, Boman Irani, Aamir […]

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The Nun actor Demián Bichir in Godzilla vs Kong?

The Nun actor Demián Bichir is in negotiations to join the cast of Godzilla vs Kong, according to Collider.com. Demián played the role of Father Burke in The Nun that released early last month. The Conjuring spin-off has become the most successful movie in the Conjuring universe by worldwide numbers, and the second most successful […]

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Badhaai Ho movie review

Badhaai Ho movie cast: Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Surekha Sikri, Sheeba Chaddha Badhaai Ho movie director: Amit Ravindernath Sharma Badhaai Ho movie casting: Two and a half stars Marriage and procreation. Very good. The sex that is a required pit-stop? Very bad. The ridiculous extent of Indian hypocrisy around sex, especially middle-aged or, worse, […]

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Shatrughan Sinha: This #MeToo campaign is being blown out of proportion

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha says while the MeToo movement is noble, it is becoming “free-for-all” and being blown out of proportion. Excerpts from the interview: Q. Your dear friend Subhash Ghai stands accused of multiple sexual offences. Your comments? A. What happened to innocent until proven guilty? I am all for the MeToo movement, never in my 40-year […]

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Goosebumps 2 Haunted Halloween to release on October 26 in India

Jack Black’s Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween will release in India on October 26. Sony Pictures India is bringing the film to the country. The sequel to R.L. Stine’s 2015 hit will release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, said a statement to IANS. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween follows the Quinn family – high school senior Sarah (Madison Iseman), […]

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Sandakozhi 2 movie review

There was something about director N Linguswamy’s Sandakozhi that clicked with the audience. The 2005 film followed the story of a recent college graduate Balu (Vishal). One summer morning, he beats up the local gangster Kasi (Lal) in Chidambaram in full public view. Kasi vows not to stop until he gets his revenge against Balu. […]

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Namaste England box office prediction

Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra are returning to the silver screen together after a gap of six years. The duo was lauded for their onscreen chemistry in 2012 film Ishaqzaade. Now they will once again paint the screen red with love in this week’s release Namastey England. Directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, the film is a sequel of Akshay […]

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Amitabh Bachchan on Vashmalle song: I rehearsed the most

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his task on Thugs of Hindostan was made more tough by ace choreographer Prabhudheva, who gave him “impossible” dance steps for the song Vashmalle. Prabhudheva, who is known for his unique choreography, has directed Bachchan and his co-star Aamir Khan in the song. “Prabhudheva is an amazing personality. His dance movements and the way he […]

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: There are so many misconceptions about cancer in our country

Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who supported a Women’s Cancer Initiative (WCI) event here, says people generally need to be more aware about the disease as early detection can give them a better chance at a cure. Aishwarya interacted with the media when she supported WCI’s Soul Stirrings event, hosted by Tata Memorial Hospital here on Tuesday. The actor […]

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Mirzapur teaser 2

Ever imagined actor Ali Fazal as a gangster? Looks like he is ready to stun his audience with Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming original web series Mirzapur. After Pankaj Tripathi’s introduction as Kaleen Bhaiya in its first teaser, the second one gives us a sneak peek into Ali’s ruthless character, without showing his face. Guddu Pandit […]

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Alia Bhatt joins Ranbir Kapoor in New York

If they aren’t shooting together, they chose to spend quality time with each other. Bollywood current favourites Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are back in news after their clicks from New York went viral. Ranbir, who is already in the city for the treatment of his father Rishi Kapoor, was joined by his rumoured girlfriend Alia for a shopping spree. […]

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Vipul Shah had approached Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif for Namaste England

Filmmaker Vipul Shah says he had spoken to the original leads of Namastey London, Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif, for its sequel Namaste England but things didn’t work out. The director said while Akshay was busy with prior commitments, Katrina thought she would not suit the part. “Katrina could not have been an Indian desi girl. We both […]

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To quit Tumbbad and make another film was never a thought, says producer and actor Sohum Shah.

His latest production Tumbbad was in the making for six years but actor Sohum Shah says though there were moments when he felt frustrated, abandoning the project was never an option. The horror-fantasy released on October 12 to glowing reviews and Sohum says the journey to reach the release date was not an easy one. […]

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20 years of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai remains special for reasons more than one. From its story to casting, everything about this Karan Johar directorial was spot-on. KKHH not only gave Bollywood one of its most loved onscreen pairings – Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, it also introduced cinefans to Rani Mukerji, who was barely three films old when Kuch Kuch […]

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Bar Code, Hungama Play’s latest web series has a lot going for it

A story that keeps you hooked, an impressive production scale, spectacular star cast, and foot-tapping EDM tracks. It is the third original show from Hungama Play after the hugely popular Hankaar and Damaged and takes you into the world of Mumbai’s glitz and glamour as never seen before. The story charts the fall-out of Sahil […]

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Thugs of Hindostan’s first song “Vashmalle” is out

Thugs of Hindostan’s first song “Vashmalle” is out and it is, unfortunately, nothing exceptional. Yes, Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan are sharing screen space for the first time, but that is the only highlight of the track. And this is unfortunate, considering that the music of the song has been composed by acclaimed music directors Ajay-Atul, who are known […]

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Iulia Vantur: I was fascinated by India and its culture

Romanian model-actress Iulia Vantur, who is making her Hindi film debut with Radha Kyun Gori Main Kyun Kaala, says India as a country has a lot to offer and that the rising number of crimes against women in the nation is not what defines it. Iulia was interacting with the media here at the poster […]