Free Press Journal
  • Ranveer Singh reveals the 'spicy' reason that encouraged him to be an actor

    No limits to craft of acting, learning: Ranveer Singh

    Ranveer Singh, in his pursuit of an illustrious filmography, says he finds the craft of acting limitless and keeps the learning going. With just eight years in Bollywood, 13 films to his credit and three more movies like “Gully Boy”, “Simmba” and “’83” in his kitty, Ranveer, is touted as one of Bollywood’s A-list star.

  • As influencers we need to break notions attached to mental health: Kangana Ranaut

    “Mental Hai Kya” star Kangana Ranaut believes as a celebrity it is her responsibility to work towards breaking the stigma attached to mental health. When asked about her views on the way Hindi film industry treats the topicon-screen, Kangana said, “I realised there was so much stigma attached to being different. So, I thought we as influencers need to stand-up and break these notions and address this subject.”

  • Vaani Kapoor opens up about her struggles and striving to make it big in Bollywood

    Vaani Kapoor , who made her film debut with Parineeti Chopra and Sushant Singh Rajput starrer 2013 romantic comedy “Shuddh Desi Romance” and later signed a three-film deal with the Yash Raj Films, says that she is yet to reach a point where she can say that she has made it big in Bollywood. “I haven’t made it big yet,” Vaani said when asked if she wants to talk about the hurdles

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    Twitterati wants Swara Bhasker to resign, but for what? Read to know

    Seems like Twitterverse has got no chill as it has now targeted Bollywood diva Swara Bhasker in a hilarious way, and for an unusual reason. A Twitter user created a new account named ‘Prime Minister Swara Bhaskar’ (@ReallyPMSwara) and her fans are losing it. The bio of the page read as ‘Honorary Prime Minister of India. Parody account.’ Swara retweeted a lot of the posts from the parody account, one of which

  • For outsiders it is tough to get big films, says Mulk actor Ashrut Jain

    Mumbai: With two releases this year, Rishi Kapoor’s “Mulk” and Shahid Kapoor-starrer “Batti Gul Meter Chalu”, Ashrut Jain believes things are finally looking good for him as it is extremely tough for an outsider to bag big projects. The actor, who previously featured in films like “Ram-Leela” and “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story”, says for people with no backing it’s extremely important that they are good in their craft. “It is very

  • Madhuri Dixit calls Salman Khan mischievous

    One can’t mention the Bollywood films of the 90s and not speak of the blockbuster Hum Aapke Hai Kaun. The family drama, another hit from the Bharjatiya factory, which starred dhak dhak girl Madhuri Dixit-Nene and Salman Khan. The film was not only appreciate for the depiction of relationships and its numerous songs, but also for the chemistry (in a non sexy way) between Salman and Madhuri.

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    Diana Penty is happy with the way things have turned out for her in Bollywood

    From the shy and simple Meera of “Cocktail” to the vivacious and free-spirited Happy of “Happy Bhag Jayegi”, Diana Penty, who will next be seen in its sequel “Happy Phir Bhag Jayegi”, is glad her sophomore film itself gave her a chance to break the mould and find her feet in Bollywood, where she is now in a “happy” space.

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    “I cry When my films don’t work”, says Aamir Khan

    He is often praised for his script sense, but Aamir Khan says he has cried for the films that did not do well. The actor-director says he has a curious mind and his biggest fear is not failure, but of not trying. “I want to go with my conviction while making a film and if there is a loss, I will mourn that also. I cry when my films don’t work,” the

  • ‘Made In China’ going to be a crazy ride: Rajkummar Rao

    Rajkummar Rao welcomed actors Mouni Roy and Boman Irani in  “Made In China” and said that the upcoming film will be a crazy ride. Rajkummar on Thursday tweeted: “‘Made In China’ just got bigger and better. Welcome Mouni Roy and Boman Irani sir. This one’s going to be a crazy ride.”

  • ‘Good News’ not going to deliver any social message: Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar, who has signed Dharma Productions ‘Good News’, said the coming film has nothing to do with any social cause. Akshay was replying to question whether it was his conscious decision to do content-driven films late in his career. “No… I am doing all kinds of movies. Now, I am shooting for ‘Housefull 4’ and that film is not going to deliver any social message.  “The only message it’s going to

  • Problem lies within minds of those who have issues with ‘Mulk’: Taapsee Pannu

    Taapsee Pannu, who turned 31 on Wednesday, says her forthcoming film “Mulk” presents “true patriotism and nationalism” and those who are having problems with it need to have an open mind. “True patriotism and nationalism have been presented in this film, and if anyone has a problem with it, then their idea is probably diluted and they are not open-minded (enough) to see the point from the other side as well. Whoever

  • I can’t be a pure actor if I feel insecure: Rajkummar Rao

    Acting is the “art of giving” for him and Rajkummar Rao says he would not be truthful to this belief if insecurities overpower him as a performer. Rao is the man of the moment in Bollywood with back-to-back projects and while he calls his routine “hectic”, he is not complaining.

  • Want people to talk about me respectfully: Jimmy Sheirgill

    In an industry where being a star is considered a career high, Jimmy Sheirgill says he was never bothered about becoming the number one actor and always focused on giving his best as a performer.“I remember going to a gurudwara when I got “Maachis” and saying ‘Lord, I am new to this place and I don’t know about stardom, but just make sure I am not a bad actor’. That is all

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    Never surrendered to the idea of being a hero: Anil Kapoor

    New Delhi: Anil Kapoor says he never chased stardom in his 35-year-long journey in cinema and rather saw it as the by-product of being a versatile performer. The 61-year-old actor, whose first lead role was in 1983 film “Woh Saat Din”, says he never succumbed to the idea of a conventional “hero” as his aim was to be recognised as a performer.

  • Shabana Azmi aims for a healthy, fun and joyous entertainment

    Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi feels actresses nowadays are moving away from the “I will remain silent” mode through their films and the grip of patriarchy is becoming loose in current times. She also feels that art should be used as an instrument for social change and one should make it healthy, fun and joyous rather than “crude and vulgar”.

  • Pamela Singh Bhutoria is all praise for Tigmanshu Dhulia

    Best known for her portrayal in Vidya Balan starrer ‘Kahani’, actress Pamela Singh Bhutoria is back with multi-starrer film ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3′. Praising her director Tigmanshu Dhulia, she says, “He a man who believes in performance and knows how to get it. I just did what he asked me to do.”

  • Not everyone can or should be hero from first frame: Vikramaditya Motwane on Sacred Games’ Sartaj ‘

    “Sacred Games” co-director Vikramaditya Motwane has said actor Saif Ali Khan was the first choice to essay the role of Mumbai Police cop Sartaj Singh in the Netflix Original Series. Motwane, who co-directed the series with Anurag Kashyap, and screenwriter Varun Grover engaged in an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit India in which the duo were asked a number of questions about the popular show.