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  • Colour blindness is spreading to other spheres

    The days of the white 007 are numbered. The next James Bond will be black. There are hints it might be an actor, producer and disc jockey called Idris Akuna Elba born in London of a Sierra Leonean father and Ghanaian mother. This is the new face of Britain, and it’s deliberately not white.

  • Producer-writer Steven Bochco dies at 74

    Washington DC: Veteran TV producer-writer, Steven Bochco, has died at the age of 74. The news about the creator of classics such as ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘NYPD Blue’ was broken by a family member in a statement to the Associated Press agency. According to the statement, Bochco died peacefully at 10.20 am on Sunday morning, i.e. April 01. Bochco had been battling a rare form of cancer for several years. He

  • Rajesh Khanna will always remain an icon: Anil Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Anil Kapoor says he was awestruck by Rajesh Khanna’s performance in “Anand”, and that the late veteran actor will always remain an icon.  On Sunday, Anil tweeted a short video from the 1971 film.

  • People not watching Rock On 2 as their priorities are different: Sidhwani

    “Rock On 2″ producer Ritesh Sidhwani says it is disappointing that the film’s box office collection got affected due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetize Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes. He says after the announcement priorities of the people have changed.

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    I don’t go with the trend: John Abraham

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor John Abraham says he doesn’t like to do films that become a trend in the movie industry. The “Dishoom” star, on the sidelines of a screening of “Rustom” here, was asked if as as a producer, he wants to make movies on the Indian Army. John said: “My problem is that I don’t go with the trend. So probably, I am the wrong person to be asked. I will

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    Margot Robbie to be the next Bond girl?

    Johannesburg : Looks like Margot Robbie, who will next be seen in the upcoming film ‘Suicide Squad’, has been tipped as the favourite to be the next Bond girl. According to bookies Paddy Power, the 26-year-old actress is the top contender for the role as she is 12/1 to land the prestigious role ahead of actress Emily Blunt, who is at 16/1 while Emily Ratajkowski is the third favourite at

  • YRF comes up with new short film based on ‘Ladies Room’

    Mumbai : Yash Raj Films (YRF) has come out with new web series named “Ladies Room”. It’s a story about two best friends with questionable life skills boldly going where no man has gone before – the women’s washroom. “Ladies Room” takes place in six different loos as characters Dingo and Khanna try to survive one disaster after another, and holds the singular feat of never showing any men in their entirety.

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    I feel very scared to direct: SRK

    Mumbai: A successful actor and producer, Shah Rukh Khan says he fears treading the path as a film director as he is not confident of “calling the shots”. Asked if he ever plans to turn director, Shah Rukh told IANS: “I find it a very lonely job. I think if I have to direct, I need to gain my confidence in the next five years. (As of) Now I just feel very

  • Dr. Luke breaks silence over Kesha’s sexual assault claims

    Los Angeles: Amid a very public legal battle with singer Kesha, producer Dr. Luke wrote a series of posts on Twitter to defend himself from allegations. In response to A-list musicians and scores of fans rallying behind the singer on social media, producer Dr. Luke is defending himself from allegations that he sexually assaulted the pop star, reports hollywoodreporter. com.

  • Producer held for cheating govt of Rs 10L

    Mumbai : Crime Branch officials have arrested a Marathi film producer on account of cheating the state government of Rs 10 lakh. The 62-year-old producer was arrested from his residence in Nashik.

  • Wheat output may drop for 2nd year due to warm winter

    New Delhi : Wheat production in India, the world’s second-largest producer, is likely to fall below 90 million tonnes (MT) for the second year in a row in 2015-16 due to an unusually dry and warm winter.

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    Anushka Sharma to produce three films

    After having successfully established herself as an actress, the beautiful Anushka Sharma stepped into producing films with her maiden venture NH10 that was directed by Navdeep Singh.

  • ‘Once upon a time…’ recreates Bihar of 2003-04

    BHOPAL : Actor-turned-producer Neetu Chandra was in the city to promote her upcoming movie ‘Once Upon A Time In Bihar’ along with the protagonist of the movie Kranti Prakash Jha. The movie is set to be released on October 30.

  • It’s a shame: Saif on ‘Phantom’ ban in Pakistan

    New Delhi : Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan says he was expecting his forthcoming film “Phantom”, set in the aftermath of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, to be banned in Pakistan. But he affirms that the film isn’t against the neighbouring country.

  • Tomar: India overtakes US as 3rd largest steel producer    

    New Delhi : India has overtaken the US to become the world’s third largest steel producer and is working towards achieving 300 million tonnes (MT) target in the next 10 years, Union Steel & Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said. “So far India was the 4th largest steel producer in the world only after China, Japan and the US. However, during the first five months of this calendar year, India has achieved the