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Hyderabad cops use Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa' poster to urge people to wear helmets while riding bikes
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) Looking to put the massive reach of director Sukumar's blockbuster film 'Pushpa: The Rise', featuring Allu Arjun in the lead, to good use, the Hyderabad Traffic Police recently chose to use a picture of Allu Arjun from the film to create awareness among the public on the need to wear helmets while riding two-wheelers.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Actress Anushka Shetty remembers 'Arundhati' as film completes 13 years
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Anushka Shetty has recalled working on one of her biggest hits in the Telugu film industry, director Kodi Ramakrishna's 'Arundhati', saying the film will always be close to her heart.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Director Lingusamy's bilingual film with Ram Pothineni titled 'The Warriorr'
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) The makers of director Lingusamy's film with Telugu star Ram Pothineni in the lead on Monday announced that the film had been titled 'The Warriorr'.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
When Pandit Birju Maharaj taught Kathak to Madhuri, Deepika
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Pandit Birju Maharaj had choreographed two famous tracks of contemporary cinema -- 'Kahe Chhed Mohe', filmed on Madhuri Dixit in the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Devdas' (2002), and 'Mohe Rang Do Laal', which was picturised on Deepika Padukone, in 'Bajirao Mastani' (2015).
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Pandit Birju Maharaj, still a boy, took up tuitions to make ends meet (Book Excerpt)
With the untimely death of Achhan Maharaj, over were the days of childhood fun and frolic, kites, cinemas and so on. The only priority for Maharajji now was to look for work, to earn money. It had become difficult to meet their everyday needs and his mother Ammaji was extremely concerned about his career and well-being.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Himansh Kohli, Heli Daruwala recall shooting in Rajasthan for latest track 'Meri Tarah'
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Himansh Kohli and Heli Daruwala are seen together in the romantic single 'Meri Tarah', sung by Jubin Nautiyal and Payal Dev.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shovana Narayan relives her best moments with Pandit Birju Maharaj
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Kathak exponent and retired bureaucrat Shovana Narayan met Pandit Birju Maharaj, her guru, just a week ago and she'll carry that memory with her forever.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Angelina Jolie calls her 'Eternals' character a troubled soul
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who essays the role of Thena in Chloe Zhao's superhero film 'Eternals', describes her character as someone who is not very comfortable during peace time and this trait emanates from the moral injury of the character.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Akshay Kumar on family holiday in Ranthambore Tiger Park
Jaipur, Jan 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is in Rajasthan on a family holiday in Ranthambore Tiger National Park in Sawai Madhopur district.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
Vishal Furia is glad Indian audiences becoming more receptive to horror genre
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Vishal Furia, the director of 'Chhorii', feels that audiences in India are becoming more appreciative of the horror genre and that such reactions from the audience gives filmmakers like him the courage to push the boundaries with their work in the genre.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rasika Dugal to celebrate her birthday on sets of sports drama 'Spike'
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal, who is known for shows like 'Mirzapur', 'Delhi Crime', 'Humorously Yours', will ring in a working birthday as she is currently shooting for the second schedule of the sports drama series 'Spike' in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tonga volcanic eruption shockwaves felt in India too
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The massive shockwaves due to the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in Tonga were also felt across India, meteorologists said on Monday.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Shrenu Parikh takes the mic as a journalist in upcoming web series 'Damaged 3'
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) TV actors Shrenu Parikh and Aamna Sharif will be making their digital debut in the third season of psychological crime drama 'Damaged'.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Anupam Kher says Pandit Birju Maharaj taught him to emote with his eyes
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Anupam Kher was a student at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi when Pandit Birju Maharaj was the director of the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Kathak Kendra, literally across the road from his alma mater on Delhi's Mandi House cultural circle.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Third single from Suriya's 'Etharkkum Thunindhavan' released
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) The unit of director Pandiraj's 'Etharkkum Thunindhavan', featuring Suriya and Priyanka Arul Mohan in the lead, on Sunday released 'Summa Surrunu', the third single from the film.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
8 years on: Amaal Mallik pledges to outperform himself and foster young talent
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Music composer-singer Amaal Mallik entered Hindi cinema at the tender age of 23 and has over the years, carved a niche for himself and has cultivated an audience that appreciates good music and pushes him to do better.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Naveen Polishetty's next film titled 'Anaganaga Oka Raju'
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Director Kalyan Shankar's film, featuring actor Naveen Polishetty in the lead, has been titled 'Anaganaga Oka Raju', the film's makers announced on Sunday.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal' to hit screens on Jan 28
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Director Vishal Venkat's upcoming film 'Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal', featuring a host of actors including director K.S. Ravikumar, actors Manikandan, Ashok Selvan, Rithyvika and Bhanupriya, will release on January 28.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shefali Shah: A character has to drive you as an actor
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) There are very few actors who seamlessly blend with the universe of a story and deliver performances so real that get etched on the hearts of the audience. Shefali Shah is one such actor.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kamal Haasan greets Vijay Sethupathi on his birthday
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Sunday greeted fellow actor Vijay Sethupathi on his birthday, saying he was an important actor of the next generation of film heroes.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Anushka Sharma pens heartfelt note for hubby Virat Kohli after he quits Test captaincy
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma took to social media and penned a heartfelt note for her husband Virat Kohli after he stepped down as Test captain of the Indian cricket team on Saturday.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karthi is a boon to directors, says director Muthiah
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Muthiah, who has directed actor Karthi's upcoming film 'Viruman', says that the actor is actually a boon to directors.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Talk radio legend Michael Robin Jackson dies at 87 after long battle with Parkinson's
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Famous talk radio personality, 87-year-old Michael Robin Jackson, died on Saturday at his California residence.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tahir Raj Bhasin, Shweta Tripathi Sharma talk about challenges, rewards of 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein'
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The new web series 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein' starring Tahir Raj Bhasin and Shweta Tripathi Sharma, has been garnering positive response from all over.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kiran Mane claims he was removed from 'Mulgi Zali Ho' for anti-establishment stance
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) TV actor Kiran Mane, who plays the character of Vilas Patil in Star Pravah's show 'Mulgi Zali Ho', was recently asked to leave the show.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Hiten Tejwani makes his music video debut in 'Mera Pyara Hindustan'
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 11' contestant and actor Hiten Tejwani is quite overwhelmed to feature in a patriotic music video, 'Mera Pyara Hindustan', opposite actress Heena Varde. The song was released on Saturday to celebrate Army Day.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
For Tamannaah Bhatia, dance is how she expresses herself
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Tamannaah Bhatia, who has been garnering a lot of positive responses for her performance in the just-released special dance number 'Kodthe' from the Telugu sports drama 'Ghani', has said that more than art, dancing is a form of expression for her.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
'Goodnight India' will help viewers de-stress: Amit Tandon
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Stand-up comedian Amit Tandon will debut on small screen as the host of the non-fiction show, 'Goodnight India', along with TV actor Jiya Shankar. The show will feature different acts pegged on relatable and contemporary topics.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Richa Chadha: OTT has added years to the lives of accomplished actors
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Richa Chadha, who's now seen in the cricket drama 'Inside Edge 3', is happy that OTT platforms have changed the rules of the game for actors as they can now work across a diverse range of characters without any box-office pressure.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Heena Panchal grooves to 'Touch Ka Phone' on music video
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Heena Panchal, who is best known for her stints on 'Bigg Boss Marathi Season 2' and the Hindi reality TV show 'Mujhse Shaadi Karoge', is quite excited to feature in the video for Punjabi singer Mannat Noor's 'Touch ka Phone'. The song also stars Abram Puttan and Varun Soni.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kiran Raj opens up on benefits of being in South Indian film industry
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Kiran Raj has completed working on the Kannada film 'Bahaddhur Gandu', a nod to the 1976 hit movie of the same name starring the late superstar Dr Rajkumar. In his words, the film is a complete entertainer with a lot of action sequences.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Akshay Oberoi wraps Vikram Bhatt horror drama 'Cold'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshay Oberoi, known for his work in 'Inside Edge Season 3', 'Gurgaon' and 'Flesh', recently wrapped the shoot of the horror drama 'Cold' helmed by horror specialist Vikram Bhatt.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Meenakshi Dixit recalls how it felt to act with Nagarjuna in 'Bangarraju'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Meenakshi Dixit has shared her very special experience of working with two Telugu stars - Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ramya Krishnan in the film 'Bangarraju'.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Sharan Anandani says audience are connecting well with 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The long running show, 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' (YRKKH) has been doing well for years now, and now its latest track and storyline has also touched chord with the audience, says actor Sharan Anandani who plays the character of Vansh.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
On Army Day, Vivek Oberoi shares teaser of upcoming short film 'Verses of War'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) On the occasion of Army Day, Bollywood actor Vivek Anand Oberoi paid tribute to the soldiers who dedicated their lives to the nation. Sharing a teaser from his upcoming short film 'Verses of War' on his social media handle, he said: "A poetic tribute to the Indian Army on the Indian Army Day. Presenting the teaser of 'Verses of War'. Releasing this Republic Day exclusively on #FilmsByFnPmedia #indianarmyday #indianarmy #jaihind"
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Unpaused: Naya Safar' trailer: A bouquet of hope, ambition and forgiveness
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The trailer of 'Unpaused: Naya Safar' was released on Saturday. The anthology features a set of five stories: 'Teen Tigada directed by Ruchir Arun, 'The Couple directed by Nupur Asthana, 'Gond Ke Laddu' directed by Shikha Makan, 'War Room directed by Ayappa KM and 'Vaikunth directed by 'Sairat' fame Nagraj Manjule, all of which showcase primal human emotions of hope, positivity and forgiveness in the pandemic era.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
15 years on, Shilpa Rao thanks Shankar Mahadevan for her musical journey
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer Shilpa Rao, who is known for lending her voice to charbuster tracks like 'Javeda Zindagi, 'Khuda Jaane, 'Manmarziyaan and 'Bulleya among many others, recently completed 15 years in the music industry. She credits music composer Shankar Mahadevan of Shankar?Ehsaan?Loy for being by her side and guiding her through her journey.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kishore Kumar's son Amit Kumar to appear on 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa'
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Legendary singer Kishore Kumar's son Amit Kumar is all set to appear on the singing reality show 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' as a special guest. He is coming for the Kishore Kumar special episodes during the weekend.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Bigg Boss 15': Rakhi plays tricks to create a rift between Karan and Tejasswi
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Rakhi Sawant is playing a pivotal role in sowing seeds of jealousy between Tejasswi Prakash and Karan Kundrra in 'Bigg Boss 15'.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Kombu Vacha Singamda': A wholesome entertainer that explores caste politics (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Film: Kombu Vacha Singamda (Releasing in Theatres). Duration: 147 minutes.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sundar C's 'One 2 One' goes on floors with pooja
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) A traditional pooja to mark the launch of director K. Thirugnanam's new film 'One 2 One', featuring director-actor Sundar C. in the lead, was held in the city on Friday.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Aparshakti to take classes to play a deaf-mute interpreter
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aparshakti Khurana, who is gearing up for his next film 'Berlin', will be taking special training to play the character of a deaf and mute interpreter for the film.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Twitter conversation between director Nelson, Allu Arjun wins hearts
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) A conversation between Tamil film director Nelson Dilipkumar and Telugu star Allu Arjun on Twitter, which shows the mutual admiration that professionals from both film industries have for each other's work, is winning hearts on the Internet.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Women can be more confident when people boost their confidence, not comment on their flaws: Priya Ahuja Rajda
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' actress Priya Ahuja Rajda is known for playing Rita in the show. She has been an advocate for women's empowerment. The actress spoke about how confidence can be subjective in different women.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Vinay Jain: I feel ecstatic about warm embrace from audience
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Vinay Jain, who plays Harsh Vardhan Birla in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai', is happy that the audience has accepted the show's new track.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gulki Joshi talks about her new avatar as a street vendor in 'Maddam Sir'
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) TV actress Gulki Joshi is seen donning a new look for her role of Urmila in the show 'Maddam Sir'. Earlier she was seen as SHO Haseena Malik. Now, the makers have brought a twist in the story and given Gulki a changed appearance.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'The Kapil Sharma Show': Divya Dutta opens up on her book and her crush on Salman Khan
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Divya Dutta talks about her book 'The Stars in My Sky' and her crush on Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sree Vishnu, Amritha Aiyer's action thriller 'Arjuna Phalguna' set for Republic Day OTT premiere
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Telugu streaming platform Aha will premiere Sree Vishnu and Amritha Aiyer's action thriller 'Arjuna Phalguna' on January 26 on Republic Day.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Charleston,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Ashwin Mushran: The best compliment I've received so far is that I'm not a nice person
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Ashwin Mushran is happy with the response to his performance in 'Dhadkhan Zindaggi Kii'. He plays the role of Jamshed in the medical drama.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Director Karthik Subbaraj says 'Mahaan' will release soon
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Extending his warm Pongal greetings to everyone, director Karthik Subbaraj on Friday announced that his film 'Mahaan', featuring Vikram in the lead, would hit screens soon.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema