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Bringing social issues to forefront isn’t propaganda: Akshay Kumar on Toilet Ek Prem Katha criticism
Fri, Aug 18, 2017

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.

Festive Spirit
Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Occasion wear went from spunky to sublime on Day One of Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2017

EXCLUSIVE: The idea of an Indian girl being bold is too much for men to handle, says Esha Gupta
Thu, Aug 17, 2017

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.

Shahid Kapoor in Toilet Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh’s next?
Thu, Aug 17, 2017

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."

Grey Matter
Thu, Aug 17, 2017

From the sex workers of Sonagachi to the fisher folk of Bengal — GenNext designers opened Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017 with inspired lines.

Watch: Hina Khan makes singing debut with Vande Mataram cover
Wed, Aug 16, 2017

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.

Ranbir Kapoor on Rishi Kapoor’s criticism of Jagga Jasoos: I don’t agree with what he said
Thu, Aug 10, 2017

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.

Unfair to ask for equal pay as male actors when our films don’t get big opening like theirs: Taapsee Pannu
Wed, Aug 09, 2017

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.

Kangana Ranaut on her journey in Bollywood: Call me a rebel but I will get what is mine
Wed, Aug 09, 2017

"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.

My films haven’t been doing well but this is the best time in my career: Emraan Hashmi
Tue, Aug 08, 2017

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.

Ramesh Taurani on approaching Salman Khan for Race 3: Casting announcement soon
Tue, Aug 08, 2017

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.

If you rationalise with CBFC, there wouldn’t be any problem: Ajay Devgn
Tue, Aug 08, 2017

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.

Akshay Kumar wishes for Dilip Kumar’s recovery: We all should have a small prayer that he gets well soon
Sun, Aug 06, 2017

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.

CBFC member to Babumoshai Bandookbaaz producer: You’re not a woman if you wear shirt and pants
Thu, Aug 03, 2017

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.

It’s shameful that women have to fight for equal pay: Kiran Rao
Thu, Aug 03, 2017

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 at Secret Superstar trailer launch: I hope Shyam Benegal’s recommendations for CBFC are implemented
Wed, Aug 02, 2017

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."

In India we have lot of sex but don’t talk about it: Shubh Mangal Saavdhan director RS Prasanna
Wed, Aug 02, 2017

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 on Bollywood films’ dismal performance this year: We can’t cut corners and take audience for granted
Mon, Jul 31, 2017

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 won’t return this year and the reason is Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 11
Tue, Aug 01, 2017

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.

Toilet Ek Prem Katha actor Akshay Kumar: Many heroes rejected it, I asked Neeraj Pandey with folded hands to give it to me
Thu, Jul 27, 2017

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: I’m no longer a lover, I am love
Thu, Jul 27, 2017

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.

Vidya Balan: I am bored of nepotism debate, just not interested, sorry
Tue, Jul 25, 2017

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.

Anushka Sharma on working in Jab Harry Met Sejal: Imtiaz Ali’s understanding of man-woman relationship is unparalleled
Tue, Jul 25, 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.

It’s projected by media that star kids have it easier than outsiders: Bobby Deol
Mon, Jul 24, 2017

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.

We live in a male chauvinist society: Ashwiny Iyer on being addressed as Nitesh Tiwari’s wife
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

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 gets U/A certificate with no video cuts: Imtiaz Ali
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

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.

A Gentleman song Disco Disco stills: Jacqueline Fernandez, Sidharth Malhotra set to bring house down. See photos
Thu, Jul 20, 2017

A Gentleman song Disco Disco stills: In a few exclusive stills from the Sidharth Malhotra-Jacqueline Fernandez dance number, which will be launched later in the day, the actors seem to be in the perfect party mood, with a special mention to Jacqueline's stunning avatar.

My next with Ranveer Singh is a massy, action film: Rohit Shetty
Wed, Jul 19, 2017

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.

It’s stupid when people say, ‘how can she leave her baby and go to gym?’: Kareena Kapoor Khan
Sun, Jul 16, 2017

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.

Kareena Kapoor Khan about Sara Ali Khan: She is going to rock Bollywood with her beauty and talent
Sat, Jul 15, 2017

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 on skipping IIFA 2017: I wanted to spend birthday with family
Sun, Jul 16, 2017

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.

Priyanka Chopra on AR Rahman concert controversy: It’s very rude
Sun, Jul 16, 2017

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.

EXCLUSIVE Jagga Jasoos actor Sayani Gupta: If you aren’t a star, your talent won’t be respected in Bollywood
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

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 in talks to work with son Harshvardhan Kapoor, daughter Sonam Kapoor
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

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.

Want Sunil Grover to join Drama Company soon, he came to wish us on first day of shoot: Krushna Abhishek
Wed, Jul 12, 2017

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.

Ranbir Kapoor follows Salman Khan, will pay for losses to distributors if film fails
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

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.