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  • Want to be part of diversity wave in Hollywood: Ali Fazal

    “Furious 7” and “Victoria & Abdul” gave Ali Fazal a thrust into the world of international cinema. The actor, who had first starred in American TV series “Bollywood Hero” in 2009, says he wants to be a part of the diversity wave that is now taking Hollywood by storm. “Furious 7” saw him in a bit role, but the British drama “Victoria & Abdul” saw him play the lead one with veteran

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    ‘Pink’ gave me a sense of direction: Taapsee Pannu

    Taapsee Pannu says “Pink” not only gave her an audience, but also a sense of direction. “Two years of ‘Pink’! The movie that not just gave me an audience, but a sense of direction. What a journey it has been since then! Grateful. Proud to be the ‘Pink’ girl,” Taapsee tweeted.

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    Shah Rukh Khan’s parenting musings

    Shah Rukh Khan has thanked children for being a source of inspiration and strength to their parents. As part of his Sunday musing, the ‘Raees’ star shared a message for parents, saying, children are not a “responsibility” but a “measure of our capability”. “…When someone says ‘my kid is such a problem’… I want to tell them don’t look at them as that… ‘cos actually their ‘issues’ are a call to our

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    Aamir Khan’s 1,000 cr Mahabharta will not go on floor; here’s what the actor said

    Thugs of Hindostan star Aamir Khan always spoke about his dream project which is ‘Mahabharata’. And he also said that he will play Krishna in the movie. There was also a buzz that the movie will be made with whopping budget which will be Rs 1,000 cr. And it will also star ‘Baahubali’ star Prabhas in the lead. However, recent report suggests that he has dropped the idea of

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    Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan film ‘Gulab Jamun’ to go on floors on this date; details inside

    The real-life jodi of Bollywood Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan are coming back on silver screen after long eight years with the movie ‘Gulab Jamun’. The film will be produced by Anurag Kashyap. And according to reports from Pinkvilla the movie will take more time to go on floors, as the tentative dates of the shooting have surfaced and let’s just say there is time.

  • Ronit Roy honoured to be part of ‘Thugs Of Hindostan’

    Actor Ronit Roy will be seen featuring in the upcoming film “Thugs Of Hindostan”. He says he is honoured to be a small part of the film. “Wow! I am so honoured to be a small part of this magnum opus,” Ronit tweeted on Monday morning.

  • Want people to connect with my films, says Shraddha Kapoor

    Actor Shraddha Kapoor says success and failure are transitory in nature and one should not dwell on them too much. The actor, whose last release “Stree” has turned out to be a major hit, says she feels relieved with the success of the horror-comedy. The film broke the streak of four box office failures for her.

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    Women should be proud of their beauty, says Janhvi Kapoor

    Jahnvi Kapoor says today every woman should be proud of her beauty and not feel unapologetic about it. “Every woman has a different journey when it comes to beauty and they should be proud of it. They don’t need to follow anyone as no two things can ever be same and at the same time be unapologetic about it,” Jahnvi said.

  • I still feel people don’t know me: Taapsee Pannu

    With back-to-back releases, Taapsee Pannu may be on her way to becoming one of the most popular young stars, but the actor says she still feels people “don’t know” her. The actor, who has made a mark with her performances in “Pink”, “Mulk” and her latest release “Manmarziyaan”, does not fear that there is over exposure on her part.

  • Satish Kaushik turns travel agent

    Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik has won hearts with his impeccable comic timing and versatile appearances on screen. As fans of Vipul Amrutlal Shah’s 2007 directorial, Namaste London, are waiting for the film’s next instalment, Namaste England, the veteran is also excited about receiving feedback for his performance in the movie.

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    ‘Sui Dhaaga’ is a full on family entertainer: Anushka Sharma

    Anushka Sharma, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film ‘Sui Dhaaga’ says that her film will be a full on family entertainer. ‘Sui Dhaaga’ is based on the ‘Make in India’ campaign launched by the government in 2014, which was aimed at promoting the country’s indigenous textile industries.

  • Ayushmann Khurrana says he likes to take up unconventional films

    Ayushmann Khurrana says his latest “Badhaai Ho” will ignite curiosity and laughter in people as it revolves around an old couple becoming parents again. The comedy-drama features Ayushmann as the son of an elderly couple who find out they would be turning parents for the third time.

  • Kesari first look poster: Akshay Kumar’s tribute to battle of Saragarhi heroes

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar shared the first official poster of his upcoming film “Kesari”, which is based on the Battle of Saragarhi where 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897. To mark the anniversary of the Saragarhi battle, Akshay took to Instagram to unveil the poster on Wednesday, suggesting that the film will be high on patriotism level.

  • Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se: Kriti Kharbanda lives her dream of working with Dharmendra and Shatrughan Sinha

    I’ve apparently become a sequel queen: Kriti Kharbanda

    Kriti Kharbanda, who featured in the third instalment of the “Yamla Pagla Deewana” series and is part of the upcoming film “Housefull 4”, feels that she has become a sequel queen. “I have apparently become a sequel queen because of films ‘Raaz: Reboot’, ‘Guest Iin London’, ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se’ and ‘Housefull 4’,” Kriti said.

  • Kiara Advani wants to be a pan-India entertainer

    Kiara Advani, who is finishing the shoot for her Telugu film opposite Ram Charan and gearing up to work on the Akshay Kumar-starrer “Good News”, says that she wants to entertain audiences from across the country without differentiating between Bollywood and regional cinema. “I want to be a pan-India entertainer and entertain everyone who wants to watch me. If there are good scripts regardless of the language, I would like to take

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    I just want to stay relevant: Kalki Koechlin

    Kalki Koechlin doesn’t follow any set rules or plans to reach where she wants to in the years to come as she believes in improvising and trying something new with different mediums. For her, staying relevant is more important as she feels a journey is more about the process than the final product.

  • ‘I always start blind’, says Anurag Kashyap about his filmmaking process

    More than a decade and over a dozen films later, Anurag Kashyap’s filmmaking process remains the same — start a movie “blindly” and find it’s voice along the way being unsure of the outcome. Kashyap says he has always tried to find his films in the process. “I know a lot of filmmaker friends of mine who have figured their film out before they go to shoot. Shooting is execution for them.

  • Actress-producer Dia Mirza, revelling in the success of "Sanju", says she wants to make a biopic on the life of eminent painter Amrita Sher-Gil.

    Desire to pen book on India’s unsung conservation heroes: Dia Mirza

    Actor-environmentalist Dia Mirza, who could soon pen a new book on the “unsung” foot soldiers of conservation in India, said here that her literary tastes have evolved over the past years. Speaking at the launch of a poetry collection, Dia said she has “a deep desire to write a book on the unsung heroes of India, who are on the frontier of, or are the foot soldiers of, conservation”. “The book will

  • Never felt I have failed: Govinda

    He ruled the box office in the ’90s and early 2000s but Govinda has not been able to recreate that success for quite some time now. Despite this, the actor says he does not feel he has failed as a performer.