Akshay Kumar's film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, might have been embraced by the audience for its subject, resulting in its commercial success, but the film has been panned by critics. At the success meet of the film, the actor was asked to comment on the criticism.
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Esha Gupta, in an exclusive interview with indianexpress.com said that women, who wrote that negative stuff had a problem because they don't have the confidence that she has and the men had issues because their manhood was shaken as they saw an Indian girl being bold.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh is already in news for his next project, with media reports citing that he is collaborating with actor Shahid Kapoor. He told indianexpress.com, "I have been meeting a lot of people so I don't know where did this rumour come from. Nothing is concrete and so I can't comment right now."
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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actor Hina Khan spoke to indianexpress.com about recording the song, 'Vande Mataram', with a group of musicians and why the moment will always hold a special place in her life. She added that every time they sang the song, she felt a rush of patriotism in the studio.
When Ranbir Kapoor was asked if it is indeed fair on his father Rishi Kapoor's part to slam theJagga Jasoos' team, Ranbir said that his father is an emotional man and whatever he said was to protect him. Rishi Kapoor held Anurag Basu and Pritam Chakraborty responsible for the debacle of Jagga Jasoos.
Taapsee Pannu has a different take in terms of pay disparity in Bollywood. The actor says it would be fair to ask for equal pay when female leads can pull the crowd to the theaters as much as male actors do. Taapsee, at present, is prepping up for Judwaa 2.
"My journey has been quite different. While flying to Mumbai for the conference, I was thinking about all sorts of questions that would be asked to me here. So, I thought that has my journey really been unusual or is it only me who thinks that way? But I have to fight for everything in life, even the smallest of the things," said Kangana Ranaut at Simran trailer launch.
Actor Emraan Hashmi, who is currently facing an all-time low in his career, on Tuesday said he is aware that if he lets self-doubt prevail right now, his end in the film industry will be near.
Refusing to confirm or deny reports of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan being a part of the upcoming third installment of Race, producer Ramesh Taurani said he is not in a position to comment on the development but will soon announce the film's cast.
Actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn believes that if filmmakers have logical conversations with the censor board, there will never be a problem. He also refuted the rumours that they chopped off some intimate scenes between him and Ileana D'Cruz even before submitting the film to the CBFC.
Dilip Kumar is now showing signs of improvement, and besides his fans, wishing him speedy recovery is Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who today said that the veteran is constantly in his prayers. The 96-year-old actor was admitted at the Lilavati hospital on Wednesday evening due to dehydration and urinary tract infection.
Producer Kiran Shyam Shroff, along with the director of Babumoshai Bandookbaaz Kushan Nandy, recently submitted her film to the Censor Board for certification. For a body, which bans a film for being "lady oriented", sexism should come naturally, and proving the perception right is a member of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), who demeaned a female filmmaker for her choice of clothes, which he did not consider feminine enough.
Kiran Rao's upcoming production Secret Superstar, featuring superstar Aamir Khan and his Dangal co-star Zaira Wasim, is about a teenage girl Insu becoming a YouTube singing star, albeit a secret one. Kiran says it's a pity that even today women have to "fight" for something as basic as right to freedom and dream.
Aamir Khan on Wednesday at Secret Superstar trailer launch said that he is uncertain if censorship has any space in today's times. He said, "I don't know how relevant is censorship today. Anyway, the job of the CBFC is not to censor but grade the film and certify that which age group can be shown which film."
Ayushmaan Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar star in upcoming romantic comedy Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, which as the title suggests is a take on marriages in India. The film, which brings back Ayushmaan and Bhumi together after Dum Laga Ke Haisha, releases on September 1.
Anushka Sharma, whose own production Phillauri failed to do enough business she would have ideally wanted, was asked in a recent interview about this poor show of Hindi films at the box-office. She will soon be seen in Jab Harry Met Sejal opposite Shah Rukh Khan.
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, which had its ninth edition last year, will not return for a new season on Colors this year because the channel has marked its calendar with the much-popular Bigg Boss. It is more or less confirmed that Bigg Boss 11 has eaten into the chance of the new season of Jhalak.
Akshay Kumar was not the first choice of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha screenwriters. Sharing with media persons about how the film happened to him, Akshay today said, "The writers brought the subject to me. I find it surprising that this script had been doing the rounds of the industry for over four years.
Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana shares credit for turning the non-expressive Shah Rukh, who confesses he is pathetic at relationships, into the desire of millions. It is because of his daughter that he watches a lot of love stories. Otherwise, the king of romance is a fan of comedies.
When asked about it, Vidya ascertained that she had enough of this term and that she is so off this months'-old controversy that the moment she reads about it in the papers, she turns the page. A few days later, Karan Johar took a dig at Kangana Ranaut chanting 'Nepotism Rocks' at IIFA 2017.
According to Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma, the beauty of Imtiaz Ali's storytelling lies in the fact that he understands a man-woman relationship really well. When you watch his films, there are moments, certain scenes panning out and you realise that this happens in real life.
Poster Boys will be Bobby Deol's first film after the 2013 hit Yamla Pagla Deewana, which also starred Dharmendra and the actor's elder brother Sunny Deol. Poster Boys also features Sunny and Shreyas Talpade. Poster Boys is slated to be released on September 8 this year.
The gender bias in Indian society used to rankle Ashwiny Iyer. But no more. She made her directorial debut with Nil Battey Sannata starring Swara Bhasker which was much acclaimed by critics and audiences. She is now waiting for the release of Bareilly Ki Barfi which will release on August 18.
Jab Harry Met Sejal makers are relieved that the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer has been cleared by the CBFC with a U/A certificate. The movie set to release on August 4, has been passed without any video cuts. The film also stars Anushka Sharma in the lead role opposite SRK.
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Rohit Shetty will soon begin work on the project with Ranveer Singh. The director shared his excitement about the collaboration. "He is a great energy and everybody is talking about our energies meeting. I hope everyone likes it. It is an action film. It is a typical massy film," said Rohit.
Kareena Kapoor Khan at an event in Mumbai expressed how people's perception of her going to the gym has annoyed her. The Bollywood actor also spoke about how she didn't want to adhere to any societal diktat during her pregnancy and only followed her heart.
There is already a lot of hype in the media about Saif Ali Khan's daughter, Sara Ali Khan's making her debut in Bollywood film industry. Kareena Kapoor Khan who shares a special equation with Sara said that she has faith in the debutant's talent and beleives that she has a bright career ahead.
Priyanka Chopra reacts on not being in New York with the Hindi film industry, including superstar Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Varun Dhawan, Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt who have headlined the IIFA this year.
Music lovers, who attended AR Rahman's concert in Wembley, London on July 8, walked out when he performed mostly his Tamil songs and not enough of his Hindi ones. The angered fans, mostly North Indians, had taken to Twitter to express their disappointment at the Oscar-winner.
Sayani Gupta will be seen in Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif starrer Jagga Jasoos, which releases tomorrow. The actor, who debuted with Kalki Koechlin's critically acclaimed Margarita With a Straw, has already been a part of big films like Fan, Baar Baar Dekho and Jolly LLB 2.
Anil Kapoor revealed that he has been in negotiations to star in two separate films with son Harshvardhan Kapoor and daughter Sonam Kapoor. With his son, the actor might be seen in Abhinav Bindra's biopic. The details on his project with Sonam are yet unknown.
Drama Company is an upcoming comedy show. The speculation around actor Sunil Grover joining The Drama Company continues, the show's leading star Krushna Abhishek says that the team is waiting for the comedian to start shooting with them. It goes on air on July 16.
After news of Salman Khan paying back his distributors for the losses due to Tubelight debacle came out, Jagga Jasoos actor Ranbir Kapoor has also come up and said that he would do the same if he is making money out of a film that has failed. Ranbir has turned producer with Jagga Jasoos.