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Toilet Ek Prem Katha leaked, confirms Remo D’Souza
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

On Friday, few reports suggested that Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar's Toilet Ek Prem Katha has been leaked, and choreographer Remo D'Souza has brought it to the filmmakers' notice. In a chat with indianexpress.com, Remo confirmed that he had received a pen drive containing the film.

Anushka Sharma on Bollywood’s nepotism debate: Everyone’s experiences are different, we all have to respect and value that
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Anushka Sharma and Imtiaz Ali were present at the trailer launch of Jab Harry Met Sejal today. Both of them gave their views on the nepotism debate that has kept Bollywood busy for a while now. Anushka Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan starrer and directed by Imtiaz Ali, Jab Harry Met Sejal will release on August 4.

Sabbir Khan on casting Tiger Shroff in his films: We have seen each other grow from our first film together
Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Sabbir Khan talks about his bond with actor Tiger Shroff. Sabbir and Tiger are working together on Munna Michael, which is their third film together. The duo has always given hits together, and might repeat the history this Friday on July 21. The film also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Apurva Asrani on Kangana Ranaut and nepotism debate: It is a problem with the system and we all guilty of it
Wed, Jul 19, 2017

The nepotism debate in Bollywood sprung back after Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan and Saif Ali Khan made the 'nepotism rocks' joke at the recently concluded IIFA 2017. Scriptwriter Apurva Asrani was one of the first ones to react to it, he even spoke about Kangana Ranaut taking away due credit for him for writing Simran.

Sunny Leone and husband Daniel Weber are not expecting a child anytime soon
Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Sunny Leone, who is currently busy promoting her upcoming reality show, Splitsvilla Season 10, is totally in love with her husband Daniel Weber, and her several photos on social media are a proof. Recently there were even reports that the two are expecting their first child, but later the news turns out untrue.

Shatrughan Sinha on nepotism: It doesn’t matter who comes from where
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Shatrughan Sinha on nepotism said, "People are just talking about it (nepotism) right now. It happened before, and it happens today, and will continue in the future too. Ultimately the growth and survival of the industry depends upon the audience, the people of this country."

I’m never bored of playing romantic characters: Shraddha Kapoor
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Shraddha Kapoor, who was last seen in Half Girlfriend opposite Arjun Kapoor, will next be seen in Haseena parkar, where she will be essaying the role of the sister of Dawood Ibrahim. The film's trailer landed today and has left many impressed with Shraddha's gritty portrayal of the character.

Shraddha Kapoor on Bollywood’s obsession with fairness: It is a pressure, but it is up to us on how we handle it
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Shraddha Kapoor reacted on Nawazuddin Siddiqui's tweet on Bollywood's obsession with fairness. During the launch of Haseena Parkar The Queen of Mumbai trailer, Shraddha said beauty is skin deep and that one need not succumb to the pressure to look a certain way.

Madhu Chopra on Priyanka Chopra: She’s working too much. I want her to be adventurous, take risks in her personal life
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

As Priyanka Chopra celebrates her 35th birthday, her mother Madhu Chopra gets candid about her daughter like never before. In an exclusive chat with indiaexpress.com, she speaks about PeeCee's growing up years, their production house Purple Pebbles and why Priyanka needs to take things easy in life.

I can’t ban a film just because people want it: Pahlaj Nihalani on Congress demanding ban on Indu Sarkar
Mon, Jul 17, 2017

The Indian Youth Congress are meeting the CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani to demand a ban on Indu Sarkar, as according to them, the film distorts the image of Indira Gandhi and her governance during the Emergency period. Though director Madhur Bhandarkar was unavailable for a comment, the Mumbai Police has provided him special security.

Angad Bedi on working with Salman Khan in Tiger Zinda Hai: He has a certain attitude and makes sure my punches are impeccable
Mon, Jul 17, 2017

Angad Bedi who is gearing up to cast alongside Bollywood superstar Salman Khan spoke about the advance stunt training he is doing to portray a character of a RAW officer in the superstar's next film Tiger Zinda Hai. The film also casts Katrina Kaif.

Sushant Singh Rajput did not attack Shahid Kapoor on Twitter for losing out the IIFA Best Actor award: Source
Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Sushant Singh Rajput had to face the brunt of his 'expressions' on Twitter. Sushant tweeted tagging IIFA , "@iifa hahahaha" which was seen cryptically by many, as a reaction for not being able to win the IIFA 2017 Best Actor award, which went to Shahid Kapoor.

Priyanka Chopra on becoming an Academy Awards member: Grateful for including diverse people from around the world
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra who recently made her Hollywood debut this year with Baywatch, and was one of the Indian actors who was invited to become members of the committee of Academy Awards. She expressed the importance of the Academy which includes a diverse section of people from around the world.

Priyanka Chopra on her global recognition: I don’t have problem introducing myself as an Indian actor
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Priyanka Chopra comes back to India a few days before her birthday. While she might be giving the IIFA 2017 a miss, she is making her presence felt in New York in a different manner. The Baywatch actor also spoke about her upcoming films in Bollywood.

Jagga Jasoos audience reactions: Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif do no ‘Galti Se Mistake’, get a thumbs up
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Jagga Jasoos audience reaction: The Anurag Basu directorial, which is a musical spy thriller, was house full on the first day first. Most of the shows of the film are expected to go packed over the weekend too, and this film is sure to get a good word of mouth.

Siddharth Gupta might resemble Aladdin, but he is not cast in the Disney movie: Sources
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

When indianexpress.com spoke to sources at the Disney Studios, they refuted the news. The source said, "This is completely false news. The particular actor (Siddharth Gupta) is not selected as Aladdin, and the search for an actor to play that part is still under process."

Saif Ali Khan to make his digital debut with Netflix series Sacred Games
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Saif Ali Khan is ready to make his digital debut with Netflix original series, Sacred Games. His role in the series is based on Vikram Chandra's critically-acclaimed and best-selling novel by the same name. Saif is keen on jumping into digital content and said, "Content in the digital space is taking over the existing dynamics at a rapid pace ."

Sonu Nigam pledges Rs 5 lakh to bus driver Sheikh Saleem who drove the pilgrims to safety during militant firing
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam had been really moved by the driver's courage and his presence of mind. He made sure that the driver was tracked down and ensured that the money reached him safely. When we contacted the singer, he told us how such kind gestures are of utmost importance.

Konkona Sen Sharma: I am not a mass appeal kind of an actor, so I don’t have to please everybody
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Konkona Sen Sharma have already spoke much about all the trials and tribulations Lipstick Under My Burkha had to go through, and also about her character in the film. Now Konkona, or Koko as she is lovingly called, talks more about her plight as an independent filmmaker and her journey as an actor.

Katrina Kaif on Ranbir Kapoor’s mansplaining: It doesn’t matter in the long run, it is all part of the experience
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Katrina Kaif opens her heart and gets candid on her Bollywood journey of more than 10 years, her equation with Ranbir Kapoor, and life in general. She is going to star in Anurag Basu directorial Jagga Jasoos with Ranbir Kapoor. Jagga Jasoos is releasing on July 14.

Divya Dutta on ‘walking out’ of Babumoshai Bandookbaaz trailer launch: This is funny to hear, why would I cry?
Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Divya Dutta plays an important role in Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Bengali actor Bidita Bag makes a debut in Hindi cinema with the film as the female lead. The trailer of the film was launched recently and it will hit the theatres on August 25, 2017.

EXCLUSIVE Konkona Sen Sharma on Lipstick Under My Burkha: I think it’s going to be true for so many women and men
Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Konkona Sen Sharma gets candid while talking about her upcoming movie Lipstick Under My Burkha and all the hardships that surrounded it. She plays Shireen Aslam, a woman in her 30s, wears a Burkha and comes from a fairly patriarchal, conservative kind of a setup in the film, who Konkona thinks has a very different mindset from hers.

Madhur Bhandarkar’s Indu Sarkar faces political flak in Indore, Allahabad and Lucknow
Tue, Jul 11, 2017

Indu Sarkar stars Pink actor Kirti Kulhari in the lead role, while Neil Nitin Mukesh and Anupam Kher play the supporting roles. Madhur Bhandarkar's directorial is touted as a fictional story set in the backdrop of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's Emergency era.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui on being selective: I’ve seen friends being greedy on signing films and then failing
Tue, Jul 11, 2017

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who was last seen in Mom, plays the role of a sharp shooter in Babumoshai Bandookbaz. The film also has Bengali actor Bidita Bag playing the female lead. It is directed by Kishan Nandy and is slated to release on August 25, alongside A Gentleman.

Ranbir Kapoor on Jagga Jasoos being a musical: I can’t sing, it’s my disadvantage as an actor
Tue, Jul 11, 2017

In an interview with indianexpress.com on Monday, the Jagga Jasoos actor, Ranbir Kapoor opened up about his love for the film, his way of life and his dynamic relationship with Katrina Kaif. The film directed by Anurag Basu is slated to release on July 14.

MOM audience reactions: Sridevi is the only reason to watch the film, watch video
Mon, Jul 10, 2017

MOM audience reactions: Here's an exclusive sneak peek inon the reactions of people who watched Sridevi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer MOM. Sridevi has come back on screen after five long years and it looks like the audience finds the movie is worth it only because of her.

Ranbir Kapoor on removing Govinda from Jagga Jasoos: Irresponsible, unfair to cast a legend and not give justice to his role
Sat, Jul 08, 2017

Jagga Jasoos actor Ranbir Kapoor said that it was unfortunate that they had to chop off legendary actor Govinda's track and he took full responsibility for his and director Anurag Basu's mistake. He said it is unfair to cast him and not not give justice to his role.

Kirti Kulhari on playing the title role in Indu Sarkar: What I got after Pink, I would have loved if it came to me earlier
Fri, Jul 07, 2017

During an exclusive chat with the indianexpress.com Kirti Kulhari talks about why her character in Indu Sarkar stammer. That is symbolic of her voice being suppressed from the time she was small, and by the time the Emergency was lifted the nation's voice was lifted too.

A Gentleman: 5 interesting things we got to know about Sidharth Malhotra, Jacqueline Fernandez film in its teaser preview
Fri, Jul 07, 2017

Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez teased fans with posters of their new film A Gentleman. The two actors are like firecrackers on-screen. This out and out action comedy is keeping us guessing a lot about Sid's character, but till we know more, this is what you need to know.

Raag Desh: Director Tigmanshu Dhulia film to open chapters of lesser known nuances of India’s freedom struggle
Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Tigmanshu Dhulia's upcoming film Raag Desh is the story of the famous Red Fort Trial of the Three Indian National Army (INA) officers that had changed the course of the freedom movement in the country. The film will be based on the army which had fought for the freedom of India.

Lipstick Under My Burkha actor Ratna Pathak Shah: Hope it shakes up the audience and makes them think
Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Lipstick Under My Burkha actor Ratna Pathak Shah calls her upcoming film a bold film. It is bold because it is making a point, which, so far has not been made so clearly and so sharply before. It is that women have dreams and desire and not just sexual desires.

Anushka Sharma introduces YRF’s new talent Anya Singh, reflects on her Bollywood career as an ‘outsider’. See photos, videos
Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Last evening, Anushka Sharma introduced Anya Singh, the new YRF girl. While doing so, Anushka got nostalgic and spoke about her journey as an actor. Anushka must have had one of the dreamiest start to her Bollywood career, but she confessed that she had no clue who Aditya Chopra was.

Ranbir Kapoor on launching cousin Aadar Jain, YRF’s new talent: I don’t know why all of us in the family act
Wed, Jul 05, 2017

Ranbir Kapoor feel when Aadar Jain told him about his first break with YRF? "I wondered why all of us in the family act!" said the star. While launching Aadar Jain, Ranbir reminisced how nervous he was when he was launched by YRF, and shared why he doesn't give any advice to Aadar.

Tiger Shroff on kids reality shows: Just as education, extracurricular activities are also important
Wed, Jul 05, 2017

After Shoojit Sircar expressed his opinion on reality shows based on kids, Tiger Shroff shared his take on children in reality shows. He said it is a good idea for kids to get good exposure through these shows.

AR Rahman explains how the music of Gurinder Chadha’s Partition 1947 will help change people’s perception about Partition
Tue, Jul 04, 2017

At the music launch event today, AR Rahman spoke how he finally decided on making the music for the film Partition: 1947, and why he thinks the movie plays an important role in changing the way today's youth looks at the historical bit of Indian Partition.

Jab Harry Met Sejal director Imtiaz Ali reacts to CBFC banning the word ‘intercourse’: Board has to do it’s work
Tue, Jul 04, 2017

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani has reportedly objected the uncensored trailer of Jab Harry Met Sejal being broadcast on television channels. He has had a problem with the word 'intercourse' being used in the promo.