Entertainment

Wish fulfilled

    ACTRESS Alia Bhatt, who turned 26 on Friday and will make her Telugu debut with SSRajamouli’s RRR, says now her wish has been fulfilled as she always wanted to work with Baahubali series filmmaker.  Alia was interacting with the media at the Economic Times Edge- Femina‘Maharashtra Achievers Awards 2019’ recently, on the day Rajamouli announced that she and Ajay Devgn would be a part of the period action film which stars Jr NTR and Ram Charan in lead. ..

‘Double Trouble’

   AS ACTRESS Deepika Padukone unveiled her Statue of Purpose at Madame Tussauds in London, her sister Anisha Padukone called it “double trouble”. The actress, who has been an active voice in creating awareness about mental health hasdedicated the Statue toherinitiative, and hence it is named as Statue of Purpose. “As if one of her was not enough. Double trouble, Madame Tussauds, wax statue, London,”Anishacaptionedaphotographthat features Deepika and her ..

Unconventional outing

  ACTRESS Shrenu Parikh, who was last seen in StarPlus’ show Ishqbaaaz as Gauri Sharma, hasbeenropedintoplaya typical daughter-in-law (bahu)in StarPlus’ upcoming show Ek Bhram Sarvagun Sampanna. While, best known for his stint in StarPlus’ Naamkarann as Neil, actor Zain Imam has bagged the male lead in the show, where he will be seen playing the role of a retired army officer. Zain has always been a charmer and has created a chocolate boy image of himself be it in Kaisi ..

Tepid Take

  FILM REVIEW MERE PYARE PRIME MINISTER By Aasawari Shenolikar Toilet is once again the focal point of a movie. This time, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra picks up the cudgels and links women’s safety with the need for toilets. With 50% of ..

Calling out snub!

 National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee said he is used to the fact that all his films which are highly acclaimed nationally and internationally never get a place in the nomination list of “so-called big mainstream awards”. Ma..

Perfect opportunity

Actress Rhea Sharma is back on the small screen in the spin-off of Star Plus’ show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. She talks about it and more…..

Ruing restrictions

 Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar, who has directed critically-acclaimed Hindi films like Vaastavand Astitva, says he enjoys making Marathi movies more as they come without any commercial trappings. Some of his notable directorial ventures in Ma..

Bollywood rules

    By Sugandha Rawal,   Shraddha Srinath will be making her Bollywood debut with Milan Talkies, but she is not “star-struck” about the glitz and glamour of the Hindi film industry. The actress says she has good work in the southern film industry, and would tread the path in Bollywood very cautiously. Shraddha has worked in Kannada and Tamil films, with projects like U Turn, Kaatru Veliyidai and The Villain to her credit. “The first step is to wait till ..

A ‘jobless’ experience

     Singer Akriti Kakar says she composed Jobless from her personal experience, and was pleasantly surprised when director Tigmanshu Dhulia decided to include the song in Milan Talkies. Akriti has sung the song with Sukriti and Prakriti. “I had composed Jobless from a personal experience for my then boyfriend and now husband. I wrote the lyrics out of relatability saying ‘I feel jobless when he goes out of town and doesn’t pay attention to me, how I keep ..

On a song!

       ALTBalaji sure knows how to spread love. With the second season of Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain releasing on Valentine’s Day, fans were ecstatic to see their favourite characters back on screen. The show is been loved by millions across the country. The viewers can now further feel the of love and pain of these characters, as the makers now release the soulful and heart-wrenching title track, Tum Ho Paas, but this time with a fresh take. The gorgeous Amruta ..

Digital Dilemma

      Actor Parineeti Chopra says she is not averse to doing web series and has even received some interesting offers. The actor’s co-star Kesari co-star Akshay Kumar recently announced that he would be making his digital debut. Parineeti said there are a lot of options for actors to choose from, content wise “I’m getting a lot of interesting content for shows. I have three-four show offers but I don’t know which one, or if I’m even going ..

Eager for encore

     Karan Johar’s ambitious production Kalank brings together the on-screen pairing of Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit after over two decades and the Munna Bhai star said he would like to work more with his longtime co-star. Sanjay and Madhuri were one of the most popular reel-life couples and worked together in several hit films in the ‘90s such as Saajan, Khalnayak, Thandedar and Iaalaka. Asked how it was to team up with Madhuri for the film, Sanjay told reporters, ..

Super(natural) team up

      Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and actress Taapsee Pannu are coming together again for a supernatural thriller. The yet-untitled film will be produced by Sunir Kheterpal for Azure Entertainment and will be shot in November and December this year. It is slated to release in 2020. “I always knew I will work again with Anurag considering the experience I had during Manmarziyaan but didn’t know it will happen so soon,” Taapsee said in a statement. “Sunir ..

Marvellous possibility

  ' Natalia Ningthoujam,It was back in 2017 when Hollywood star Chris Pratt said “Whoa... wow” after watching a special Hindi promotional clip of his movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 that featured Bappi Lahiri’s foot-tapping song Jhoom jhoom jhoom baba. The Indian veteran singer-composer says he is in talks with Marvel Studios for one of their upcoming movies. Over the years, some of the Indian elements have managed to find their way in Marvel superhero films. Remember ..

Men-tors, these!

   By Biraj Dixit,ONE cannot have enough of Women’s Day celebrations! Just a day and your entire ilk get promoted globally. Metamorphosis can hardly claim to have a better example. Just a day and those fidgety fumblers, finicky fools, hopeless drivers, not-like-my-mom cooks, transform into this superhuman superheroes, real people with real substance, self-sacrificing deities, the woman deserving thousand salutations. What a jump! There must be some huge magic in the day that blesses ..