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Bhoomi actor Sanjay Dutt: I have learnt from my mistakes
Wed, Sep 20, 2017

One of the most loved actors in Bollywood, Sanjay Dutt will be making his comeback with Bhoomi after a hiatus. In an exclusive interview with indiaexpress.com, Sanju Baba talks about his life in jail, rough patches in his life and the ghosts of his past that don't haunt him anymore.

Bhoomi actor Sidhant Gupta: I feel I am finally doing what I came here to do
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

Sidhant Gupta, all set to make his Bollywood debut with Sanjay Dutt's Bhoomi talks about his intimidation from Sanjay, landing Bhoomi and his transition from Television to films. He says that Sanjay is very encouraging as a person and eventually he made him feel comfortable around him.

Happy birthday Shabana Azmi: Here’s why we call her the boss lady of female centric cinema
Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Happy birthday Shabana Azmi: If you haven't seen these films of Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi already, it would be a good idea to watch them and experience the magic of pure cinema and why a lot of today's films lack the soul that was once the crux of our films.

Daisy Shah from the London Da-Bangg Tour: Salman Khan is the biggest star for the global audience
Sat, Sep 16, 2017

In an interview with indianexpress.com, Daisy Shah tells us about the tour, London based Bollywood fans and Salman Khan's stardom. After her performance in New Zealand last year, she will hit the stage again in London. She starred opposite Salman Khan in 2014 film Jai Ho.

Judwaa 2 star Varun Dhawan on Rajkummar Rao: My father wants to work with him
Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan shared that he and his father both loved Rajkummar Rao in his latest film 'Bareilley Ki Barfi'. After watching the film, Varun expressed that his father David Dhawan wanted to work with Rajkummar Rao. The latter thinks he is a brilliant actor.

Kabir Sadanand: Why is it that when it comes to a woman, not being a virgin is such a huge issue?
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Kabir Sadanand, the man behind Fugly and Married Woman Diaries is coming up with yet another web series presented by Sony LIV titled, Virgin Woman Diaries. The actor-director explains how he arrived at this concept for his web series, and about digital platform.

Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz to open Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was quite elated when he came to know that one of his films, 'Mukkabaaz', had been selected by The Mumbai Film Festival as its opening night film. The film is based on a boxer hailing from the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Vishal Bhardwaj on Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan controversy: It was a tough time for her
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Rangoon director Vishal Bhardwaj says that Kangana Ranaut was very professional during the shoot of the film even though she was having a tough time dealing with the controversy around Hrithik and her relationship at the time. He also adds that once she was in front of the camera, she was totally in her character.

I wanted to be a tycoon but I almost went bankrupt, says Anupam Kher
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Anupam Kher is back as a producer and this time, it is for Ranchi Diaries. Since his last production venture Maine Gandhi Ko Mahi Maara was critically acclaimed, one expected Kher to produce more films. However, that did not happen because the film did not work commercially for Anupam.

Director Sudhir Mishra confirms Hazaaron Khwaishen Aisi sequel
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Sudhir Mishra, who directed Hazaaron Khwaishen Aisi starring Shiney Ahuja, Kay Kay Menon and Chitrangada Singh, has confirmed that a sequel to the film is being considered. The film was based on the Emergency period when the country is going through major social and political changes.

Kangana Ranaut: We live in a sick society, feminism is its medicine
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Kangana Ranaut might have started the nepotism debate when she called Karan Johar the flag-bearer of nepotism. She has also opened up about her struggle as an outsider. But today, the story is different. Kangana feels grounded as an integral part of the industry.

Rishi Kapoor on Raj Kapoor biopic: Dutt sahab had said ‘let sleeping dogs lie, let’s not stir up or upset anybody’
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Rishi Kapoor took a walk down the memory lane and spoke about how he has been frank about the many romantic relationships with which his father Raj Kapoor had been associated. The family won't allow a biopic of Raj Kapoor as long as their mother is alive.

Kangana Ranaut opens up about her directorial debut Teju: It is a children’s film
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Kangana Ranaut spilled the beans on her directorial debut project, Teju. However, she will start work on the film only after she is done shooting for Manikarnika which she says is "30 percent over." At present, the actor is busy promoting her film, Simran, which has been directed by Hansal Mehta.

Kangana on sister Rangoli’s Twitter antics: She is impulsive
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Kangana Ranaut at a press conference today was asked about her sister Rangoli's tweets about singer Sona Mohapatra and the open letter that she had written about Kangana Ranaut's appearance on television show Aap Ki Adalat. The actor said that her sister was hormonal due to pregnancy, and so is impulsive.

Kangana Ranaut is amazing to work with: Simran director Hansal Mehta
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Talking about the reports suggesting Hansal Mehta being unhappy with Simran actor Kangana Ranaut, the director says, "It is not true, in fact Kangana is amazing to work with. I appreciate her for her commendable job. She is an actor who gives her 100 per cent, and adds more nuances to the character."

Happy birthday Adam Sandler: The guy next door of Hollywood turns 51
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Happy birthday Adam Sandler: From his time as a stand-up comedian to five year stint on Saturday Night Live and the rewarding film career, Adam Sandler is always making the audience laugh hysterically with his relatable characters and extremely goofy humour.

Rishi Kapoor on his social media controversies: I take it with a pinch of salt, at the end of the day it is publicity
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor spoke about how social media controversies add on to the desirable or undesirable publicity. He has made peace with the fact that the media will write what they want to write, so good or bad, publicity is publicity, you are in the news, period.

Rishi Kapoor on nepotism: There is a curiosity to see star kids
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Rishi Kapoor suggested that being a star-kid himself, he has been lucky to do well, and that not many are. He said, "I don't want to name anybody, but there might be many who failed also, maybe we are luckier, and others weren't! But we are running on our own effort, and merit."

Arjun Rampal on playing a character with grey shades in Daddy: I don’t like one dimensional roles, that’s boring 
Thu, Sep 07, 2017

In this interview with indianexpress.com, 44-year-old actor Arjun Rampal gets candid about how he was tired of doing monotonous glam roles in films, and had started feeling superficial in a profession he believes has deeper roots.

A Cappella Band The Magnets on Bollywood music: It’s very exciting and the scale of the performances are huge
Wed, Sep 06, 2017

The Magnets is coming to India for a tour. We at indianexpress.com got in conversation with the a capella band as they share their excitement about coming to India. Magnets have performed across the globe including countries like Australia, Austria, United States of America among otheres

Adhyayan Suman on Kangana Ranaut’s Aap Ki Adalat remarks: It’s ok for people to have opinions and at this time I don’t have one
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Kangana Ranaut recently remarked that beating up Adhyayan Suman wouldn’t have been a bad idea. “He was 95 kgs and I was of 49 kgs. How could I ever hit him? I wouldn’t be able to? However, now that I look at it, I should have hit him” she said.

Simran writer Apurva Asrani on Kangana Ranaut: Clearly she wants to give me more publicity
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

After sharing a cryptic note on Twitter, Simran writer Apurva Asrani says that Kangana Ranaut is clearly giving him more publicity because it was a done and dusted matter for him. He says that they should rather focus on the beautiful story that Simran is.

Bobby Darling told me she could have children, says Ramnik Sharma
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Bobby Darling accused her husband Ramnik Sharma of domestic violence and demanding dowry. Today when indianexpress.com spoke to Ramnik, he told us everything that Bobby has said is baseless and she is doing it to get some publicity and his money.

Baby-Doll singer Kanika Kapoor on actors turning singers: It can be quite distasteful
Mon, Sep 04, 2017

Kanika Kapoor, known for singing hit number "Baby-Doll", is primarily known for singing peppy dance numbers. Here she talks about what makes a hit song in her opinion. She also shared her take on actors turning singers in Bollywood and singers using lip-syncing while perfoming on stage.

Kangana Ranaut on talking about Hrithik Roshan: If I am asked a question, I will answer
Sat, Sep 02, 2017

The tiff between Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan which started last year is back and is still ripe. It erupts every time the Simran actor makes an appearance in public, and interacts with the media. According to her, even now every time Hrithik sees her, he runs away.

Cricketer S Sreesanth on his debut Bollywood film Aksar 2: The film is a great opportunity for me
Fri, Sep 01, 2017

Very soon we will see Cricketer Sreesanth as an actor in the upcoming Bollywood thriller Aksar 2 alongside Abhinav Shukla, Zareen Khan and Gautam Rode. Sreesanth who is venturing into Bollywood with Aksar 2 is not new to the entertainment industry. He has been a part of a dance reality show, and has acted in a Malayalam film titled Team 5.

Richard Gere birthday special: Ten romantic films to binge on, in the name of love
Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Happy birthday Richard Gere: Today on Richard Gere's birthday let's sit down and watch at least two movies from our list of top ten romantic films starring him. Gere received acclaim for an off-Broadway appearance in Killer's Head, and then made his big-screen debut with a small role in Report to the Commissioner.

Ranveer Singh is not turning producer with Rohit Shetty’s action film
Wed, Aug 30, 2017

Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty had last year teamed up for a brand endorsement which turned out to be the costliest ad film ever. Now, the two are working on an action film together. As per Rohit, it is going to be a massy film. However, as against rumours, Ranveer is not producing it.

Baadshaho won’t have the recreated version of Kishore Kumar’s Keh Doon Tumhe: Reports
Tue, Aug 29, 2017

A recreated version of Kishore Kumar's hit number "Keh DoonTumhe" from Deewar was also a part of Baadshaho and featured Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta but remix version of this song has landed in trouble after a judgment passed by the Mumbai High Court stated that the Deewar (1975) song cannot be used in the film.

Sushant Singh Rajput: Due to changes in my prior commitments, I will not be able to be a part of Romeo Akbar Walter
Tue, Aug 29, 2017

Sushant Singh Rajput was a part of a film titled Romeo Akbar Walter, in which he was reportedly going to play the character of a RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) agent. However, the actor confirmed indianexpress.com that he had to opt out of the film due to unavoidable circumstances. 

Hema Malini on becoming a grandmother again: If Esha has a daughter, I’ll teach her Bharatnatyam
Mon, Aug 28, 2017

The Indian culture is now influenced a lot by the western culture, and that's great. But, one should not forget the lovely art and culture India has, we have such beautiful traditional dance forms says veteran actor Hema Malini on classical indian dance forms.

Taimur Ali Khan is not doing a cameo in mommy Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Veere Di Wedding
Fri, Aug 25, 2017

"This is completely untrue. Taimur does not make a guest appearance in Veere Di Wedding and this is purely a figment of someone's imagination," Kareena's spokesperson said in a statement. So everyone who believed that Taimur will make an on-screen presence, wait until he grows up.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui: I will never be able to maintain or sustain stardom
Fri, Aug 25, 2017

When asked about his frequent appearances on the silver screen, Nawazuddin Siddiqui says that cinema is a great platform to showcase every aspect of his personality. There are thousand people in one person, and with every character he portrays, he is getting to live every person in himself.

R Madhavan excited to work with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Fanney Khan: Source
Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Fanney Khan's producer Prerna Arora of Kriarj Entertainment had few days back rubbished reports that R Madhavan was a part of the film. However, a source close to the actor has confirmed that Madhavan is indeed a part of the Aishwarya Rai Bachchan film.

Kajol and Ajay Devgn to return after seven years in Pradeep Sarkar’s next film
Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Kajol and Ajay Devgn, who were last seen in 2010 film Toonpur Ka Superhero, are set to team up again in Pradeep Sarkar's upcoming directorial. While Ajay had confirmed the news sometime back, Pradeep also shared that he was happy to be working with the star couple.

Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan in Sapna Didi, confirms director Honey Trehan
Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Piku's breezy duo, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan are all set to share screen space again in Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming film, Sapna Didi, which will be directed by Honey Trehan. On casting the duo for his film, Trehan said, "Deepika and Irrfan are the final leads of the film. However, right now it is too early to talk about anything else about the film."