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R Madhavan opens up about Vikram Vedha’s Hindi remake
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

At the trailer launch of Breathe, R Madhavan confirmed that Vikram Vedha's Hindi remake will be made this year, but he also said that it is too early to comment on who would play the main role.

Madhavan on Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan joining politics: I am very happy that they have taken these steps
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

R Madhavan was then asked to comment on the current political environment in Tamil Nadu given that superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan have joined politics.

Mukkabaaz actor Vineet Kumar Singh: I knew one day life will be worth the wait and struggle
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Mukkabaaz actor Vineet Kumar Singh speaks about he was never seen as the lead by the filmmakers. The actor who has also written the script reveals Anurag Kashyap changed many things in the film.

Vishal Bhardwaj on working with Deepika Padukone: The camera loves her
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

While Vishal Bhardwaj and Irrfan Khan have worked together before, this untitled project marks Vishal Bhardwaj and Deepika Padukone’s maiden collaboration.

Akshay Kumar on Padman-Padmavati clash: Every film has the right to release whenever they want to
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Amid reports of Padmavati and Padman clashing on January 26, Akshay Kumar said he was happy for the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film which stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor.

Lagaan actor Shrivallabh Vyas passes away
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Actor Shrivallabh Vyas, who worked in films like Lagaan and Sarfarosh, passed away on January 7 in Jaipur.

Shekhar Suman: We might bring back Dekh Bhai Dekh
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

Shekhar Suman will be making television comeback with SAB TV, which is all set to launch a rib tickler in the coming month.

PadMan actor Akshay Kumar: I think women should have free access to sanitary napkins
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

While promoting PadMan, Akshay Kumar emphasised on the point that when girls hit puberty, it should be celebrated so they feel that something good has happened to them.

Director Mahesh Dattani: Wish I had made Morning Raga now, that time wasn’t right for such films
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

Mahesh Dattani, who directed 2004 film Morning Raga starring Shabana Azmi, says he would love to re-release it now as the Indian audience today is appreciating content driven cinema.

Govind Namdev: Today when heroes play villains, their larger than life persona clashes with their characters
Fri, Dec 29, 2017

In an interview with indianexpress.com, Govind Namdev talks about what made yesteryear villains so impactful, heroes taking up villainous roles and how there is more focus on characters today.

Salman Khan on his 52nd birthday: Tiger Zinda Hai success is the best gift Katrina Kaif has given me
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

On Salman Khan's birthday, his Tiger Zinda Hai co-star Katrina Kaif and director Ali Abbas Zafar were seen along with him at his Panvel farmhouse.

Amitabh Bachchan at Bal Thackeray biopic launch: Balasaheb was like a father figure to me
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

At Bal Thackeray biopic teaser launch, Amitabh Bachchan shared, "I have had a very personal and familial relationship with Balasaheb Thackeray. I used to attend every function when Balasaheb invited me."

Akshay Kumar on Bill Gates tweeting about Toilet Ek Prem Katha: It’s amazing that people sitting there are watching the film
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Akshay Kumar also spoke about how he enjoys doing films that give a message to the audience in an entertaining way. His next PadMan with Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor is slated to release on January 26, 2018.

Twinkle Khanna on producing female-centric films: As women, we’ve just begun our journey
Wed, Dec 20, 2017

PadMan producer Twinkle Khanna said when it comes to showcasing woman-centric issues, the mindset of people needs to change in the first place.

Twinkle Khanna on PadMan: Nobody could have played this role as wonderfully as Akshay Kumar
Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Twinkle Khanna said that while she had a few other names in mind for the lead role in the R Balki directorial, nobody could do what Akshay Kumar has done in the film.

Hichki actor Rani Mukerji: You have to see the actor for what is her worth in the cinema hall
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Rani Mukerji is all set to make her comeback with comedy drama Hichki. The actor launched the film's trailer in Mumbai on Tuesday. Making a rare media appearance, Rani seemed upbeat to present the trailer.

Exclusive: Katrina lives in a beautiful, perfect world, says Tiger Zinda Hai actor Salman Khan
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Salman Khan says Katrina Kaif doesn't manipulate or pull anyone down. She doesn't talk badly about anyone. She lives in a beautiful, perfect world and there is a child-like feel to her.

Varun Dhawan: Most of my films are made for kids
Sat, Dec 16, 2017

Varun Dhawan is of the opinion that films for kids should be made and that most of his films are made with kids in mind. Even Judwaa 2, he says, was like that. His next film is Shoojit Sircar's October.

Rohit Shetty on India’s Next Superstar: We are going to see if the participant has all the qualities that a superstar should have
Sat, Dec 16, 2017

Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar are all set to team up for Star Plus' new show, India's Next Superstar.

Nucleya: I have never felt the need to do Bollywood
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

In this interview with indianexpress.com, Nucleya talks about his new-age music, the Enchanted Valley Carnival (EVC) concert and how he started dabbling in Bollywood music.

Exclusive: It is about my identity that I have grown to embrace, says Soha Ali Khan on The Perils of Being Moderately Famous
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

In an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, Soha Ali Khan opens up about what it feels like to be moderately famous in a family full of stars.

Kangana Ranaut on Deepika Padukone and Padmavati: Everyone was milking the situation for their benefit
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Kangana Ranaut explained she prefers to support Deepika Padukone separately. The latter actor who has been embroiled in the Padmavati controversy had been at the receiving of terrifying death threats.

Sharmila Tagore at The Perils of Being Moderately Famous launch: Maybe Soha can write my book
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

At daughter Soha Ali Khan's book launch, Sharmila Tagore was asked if she would like to write a book one day, here's what she said.

Shahid Kapoor on Padmavati controversy: At such times, you feel a little vulnerable
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Shahid Kapoor at an event shared that he's very thankful to the whole film fraternity for extending support for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati.The film also stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.

Kangana Ranaut on extending support to Deepika Padukone: Whatever is happening around us, we all need to stick together
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Kangana Ranaut recently gave a statement regarding support to Deepika Padukone in light of the threats against the Padmavati star and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Saif Ali Khan on daughter Sara Ali Khan’s Kedarnath: It will be like my film releasing
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Saif Ali Khan, at the trailer launch of Kaalakaandi, talked about his venture into the digital space with Sacred Games on Netflix, the failure of Chef and his daughter Sara Ali Khan's film Kedarnath.

Pahlaj Nihalani on Padmavati row: It should’ve received the certificate as today there is a lot of influence on CBFC
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Pahlaj Nihalani talked about Padmavati's issue with the CBFC and highlighted the fact that the committee members must be under tremendous pressure.

Poonam Dhillon remembers Shashi Kapoor: He was like an addiction
Tue, Dec 05, 2017

Poonam Dhillon, who shared screen space with Shashi Kapoor in films like Basera, Trishul, Sawaal, Bepanaah and Deshwasi, shared some of her personal memories of the late actor.

Rajkummar Rao: I’d like to receive an Oscar from Meryl Streep
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

Rajkummar Rao has bagged the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor trophies at the Star Screen Awards 2017 for Newton and Bareilly Ki Barfi. His Newton is India's official entry at the Oscars.

Ileana D’Cruz on working with Ajay Devgn in Raid after Baadshaho: You forget that he is a superstar
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

Ileana D'Cruz talks about her upcoming film, Raid, where she will be once again seen alongside Ajay Devgn. The two were last seen in Baadshaho.

Anand L Rai on Padmavati controversy: It is disappointing as a filmmaker
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

At the "Paintra" song launch from Mukkabaaz on Friday, Anurag Kashyap and Aanand L Rai took time out to discuss the Padmavati controversy with indianexpress.com.

Monika Gill on Firangi co-star Kapil Sharma: He doesn’t treat people differently
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Monika Gill, who made her acting debut in Punjabi cinema with Diljit Dosanjh starrer Ambarsariya, is making her debut in Bollywood opposite Kapil Sharma in Firangi.

Akshay Kumar: After doing films with a social message, I now want to do a horror comedy
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Akshay Kumar, who attended the closing ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), spoke about the kind of film he wants to do next. He also highlighted the importance of films that have social messages.

Alia Bhatt on failures: Shaandaar’s debacle felt like a break up
Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Alia Bhatt, who recently wrapped up Raazi, spoke at the Kala Academy section of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Her next is Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor, directed by Ayan Mukherjee.

Hansal Mehta on Kangana Ranaut starrer Simran: History has always been kinder to my films
Sun, Nov 26, 2017

In an interview with indianexpress.com, filmmaker Hansal Mehta talks about Simran, the digital platform and Omerta. Hansal went silent after Simran bombed at the box office.

Rajkummar Rao: I long for different scripts and interesting roles
Fri, Nov 24, 2017

Rajkummar Rao was adjudged the best actor at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards for his performance in Newton, which also won the best screenplay award at the ceremony on Thursday.