Free Press Journal
  • ‘Mary Kom’ goes tax free in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has announced exemption of entertainment tax on Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra’s starrer biopic ‘Mary Kom’. “As the movie is based on life of boxer Mary Kom will be an inspiration for women of the state. The CM has decided to exempt it from entertainment tax”, an official spokesman said. The sports drama, which is based on the life of the Olympic bronze medal winner is scheduled to release

  • Never thought I’ll play an athlete: Priyanka

    Priyanka Chopra has played glamorous roles and the girl-next-door in many of her films, but now the actress would be seen in a new avatar playing the role of Olympic M.C Mary Kom, in the much-awaited biopic on the boxer. And the National Award winning actress says that essaying an athlete in a film was almost unthinkable for her!

  • Why Priyanka won’t take up the ALS ice bucket challenge

    Actress Priyanka Chopra has been nominated by many to take up the ALS ice bucket challenge but it looks like the DON actress is just not interested in being part of the league! As reported earlier, the ALS ice bucket challenge involves dumping buckets of ice water over one’s head to spread awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. The disease is said to affect the nerve cells in the brain

  • Priyanka is not a morning person

    Looks like actress Priyanka Chopra, who is currently busy promoting her upcoming film MARY KOM and is also simultaneously shooting for ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’, is trying her best to fulfill her multiple commitments! But sadly one thing that the actress finds tough is to cope with getting up early in the mornings. Confessing that she’s not a morning person, Priyanka tweeted on Thursday morning, “Hate early mornings…but love going to work! #IronyOfLife!

  • When Hrithik inspired SRK

    AIt’s known that actor Hrithik Roshan is a fitness freak and is very dedicated towards maintaining his well-built body. And now fellow actor Shah Rukh Khan says that he is inspired by Hrithik’s dedication towards fitness!

  • Priyanka has captured the soul of Mary Kom: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

    Aary Kom” co-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali is overwhelmed by the impact of the trailer of the film. He agrees that Priyanka Chopra, who plays M.C. Mary Kom onscreen, doesn’t resemble the Olympic bronze medallist boxer but says the actress has captured the star athlete’s “soul” for the role, reports IANS.

  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Priyanka Chopra

    Priyanka has captured the soul of Mary Kom: Bhansali

    Mumbai:  “Mary Kom” co-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali is overwhelmed by the impact of the trailer of the film. He agrees that Priyanka Chopra, who plays M.C. Mary Kom onscreen, doesn’t resemble the Olympic bronze medallist boxer but says the actress has captured the star athlete’s “soul” for the role.

  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali plans a belated birthday party for Priyanka Chopra

    Puzz is that director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali is on cloud nine ever since the trailer of his film ‘Mary Kom’ was unveiled! So much so that the filmmaker has now decided to throw a surprise birthday party for his ‘Shero’ Priyanka Chopra, who has won everyone’s hearts with her portrayal of an underdog boxer in the film. Insiders tell us that the filmmaker is very impressed with Priyanka’s

  • Priyanka Chopra

    Priyanka fought real boxers in ‘Mary Kom’

    Mumbai:  Actress Priyanka Chopra fought with real boxers in “Mary Kom”, a biopic on the five time World Champion boxer. She says it was not easy to take a full-on punch from professional boxers during the shoot.

  • Priyanka Chopra sings in MARY KOM

    Everybody knows that actress Priyanka Chopra sings pretty well, courtesy her solo international release. In fact, she is one of the young actresses whose footsteps into singing are now being followed by the likes of Shraddha Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. And now, the buzz is that the actress-singer has sung a lullaby in her forthcoming film ‘Mary Kom’, a biopic on the five-time World Champion boxer.

  • After Priyanka Chopra, Evelyn Sharma sings her way…

    After Priyanka Chopra, who released her international music album, it’s actress Evelyn Sharma who has made her singing debut internationally with a number! But news is that Evelyn’s song is not indie-pop in nature; instead it’s a part of the alternative genre – less commercial and more music. What’s more, the actress reveals that she has always been passionate about singing.

  • Priyanka Chopra’s singing success inspires Alia

    Mumbai : For Alia Bhatt, actress Priyanka Chopra is an inspiration and she feels confident that even she can cut an international album one day, says IANS. Priyanka turned singer in 2012 and has released three international singles since then. Her album is expected to be out soon.

  • Vivek Oberoi

    Vivek: Growing villainy

    Krrish 3’ has been a really wonderful experience for Vivek Oberoi who turned a super villain fighting the super hero, Hrithik Roshan. After his larger than life performances in the film, Vivek got a lot of appreciation for the way he turned bad on screen.

  • Huge disparity in remuneration: Priyanka Chopra

     Successful actress Priyanka Chopra, who has been part of hits like “Fashion”, “Barfi” and “Dostana”, Friday said an actress’s fee may not be on par with her male counterpart, but she is hopeful that soon their remuneration will get better.