Free Press Journal
  • An achievement not just for myself but women in film: Deepika Padukone on leading 200 cr club

    Deepika Padukone starrer Padmaavat has already crossed 200 crores at the box office recently, the milestone not only marks a hattrick for Deepika in the 200 cr club, but also makes her the only Indian actress to have a titular project clock the number. Trade analyst, Ramesh Bala tweeted to Bollywood’s leading lady, Congratulating her for her success.

  • Police complaint against veteran actor ‘Jeetendra’ for sexually assaulting his cousin

    Veteran actor Jeetendra has been accused of sexually assaulting his cousin, a case has been filed against Jeetendra in Shimla, according to Outlook magazine. The report says that the incident is not new it has taken place in the year 1971 almost 47 years ago when Jeetendra was 28 years old and his cousin 18.Jeetendra, whose real name is Ravi Kapoor, is the son of the victim’s father’s sister.

  • Mumbai: Job aspirant attempts suicide outside Mantralaya,Opposition slams Maha govt

    Mumbai: Opposition Congress and NCP today hit out at the BJP-led dispensation after a 32-year-old aspirant of a Maharashtra government job attempted suicide outside the Mantralaya here. The man, Avinash Shete, was apparently upset over failing to clear the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) examination held in 2013 for the post of an Assistant in the agriculture department.

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    Local languages as official language in courts ideal: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today said people using local languages in High Court proceedings will be an “ideal situation”. He said this during Zero Hour after Sasikala Pushpa (AIADMK) urged the Centre to “resonsider” the resolution sent to it by the Tamil Nadu State Legislative Assembly for allowing the use of Tamil as official language in the proceedings of the Madras High Court.

  • R Balki talks about gender equality and how it is actually just a cliché

    All humans are equal and there’s no reason to be loud about one specific gender, says acclaimed filmmaker R Balki, whose “Pad Man” — about a man focused on women’s menstrual hygiene — is releasing on Friday. Whether it was “Paa” or “Ki & Ka”, Balki has always projected women characters as exceptionally strong, and without having the tag of a “woman-centric” film.  Asked if that is his way of celebrating feminism and gender

  • Krystle D’Souza takes cue from Rekha’s act

    Krystle D’Souza has taken inspiration from veteran cine icon Rekha for an upcoming sequence of her TV show “Belan Waali Bahu”. In the show, Roopa (essayed by Krystle) is leaving no stone unturned to fulfil the wishes of her late husband, Ladoo (essayed by Dheeraj Sarna). And that is the reason why she will perform ‘mujra’ especially for him.

  • In pictures: Miss World Manushi Chhillar visit Mumbai’s Dharavi slum for save girl child event

    After winning Miss World 2017 title Manushi Chhillar has started humanitarian world tour on menstrual hygiene. Manushi said while there’s a lot that can happen if all political parties prioritise menstrual hygiene in their manifestos, but it’s not about “just politicians”. “Every individual has a social responsibility. That can push for change in the society,” Manushi told the media.

  • Jennifer Garner munches on kale chips

    Hollywood actress Jennifer Garner says her weakness is tortilla chips, but she opts for a healthier option by munching on kale chips.  The star of the upcoming film “Peppermint” shared on Instagram that: “Blue corn chips are my nemesis.”  Garner shared a cooking video and recipe for the superfood snack on social media, reports “Kale chips are my (green tick mark emoji),” she wrote.   “I bet your kids like them,” she

  • Rafale deal better than one ‘notionally negotiated’ by Congress: Centre

    New Delhi: The government today hit back at the Opposition for raising “doubts” over the Rafale deal and reiterated that it was better in many aspects than the one “notionally negotiated” by the Congress regime, which could not conclude it in 10 years. The deal was better in aspects such as capability, price and equipment, it said in a statement.

  • ‘The Crown’ star to play serial killer Charles Manson

    Director Mary Harron, best known for “American Psycho”, is chronicling the life of cult leader Charles Manson, starring “The Crown” star Matt Smith. Smith will play the notorious serial killer in the film “Charlie Says”. The film will revolve around three young women, who were sentenced to death for their role in the Manson murders but it was later converted to a life sentence.

  • Govinda’s ‘Fry Day’ gets a release date

    Govinda-starrer “Fry Day” is scheduled to hit the screens on May 11. Govinda on Tuesday took to Twitter where he shared a photograph of himself along with actor Varun Sharma.  “Save the date, May 11 2018! ‘Fry Day’ movie, release date Varun Sharma and Abhishek Dograa,” Govinda tweeted.   Govinda, 54, was last seen in the 2017 film “Aa Gaya Hero”.

  • Centre to now link driving licence with Aadhaar

    New Delhi: The Centre is in the process of linking driving licences with Aadhaar number to weed out fake licences and a software for this covering all states on a real time basis is under preparation, the Supreme Court was told today.

  • Ajay Devgn says staying relevant in the film industry is a constant struggle

    Actor-producer Ajay Devgn, who has spent over two decades in filmdom, says staying relevant in the industry is a constant struggle. “It is difficult to stay relevant in industry. You just cannot take things easily. You have to work hard for it and if you achieve something, it doesn’t mean it will last with you forever. You have to keep struggling and be where you are and try to move forward till