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Alia Bhatt finds Fawad Khan hot! : Trade News

Kapoor alongside, Fawad Khan will now be seen in the upcoming film KAPOOR & SONS, whose trailer released lately. And man! Fawad is indeed too hot to handle in the film that Read More...

EXCLSUIVE: FITOOR stars Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapur speak about their experiences on love and : Interviews

A day before valentine day’s eve comes UTV Motion Pictures’ FITOOR, directed by Abhishek Kapoor, the Bollywood adaptation of Charles Dickens acclaimed novel ‘Great Expectations’ starring Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapur in lead. Read More...

CITYLIGHTS actress Patralekha to be playing a character inspired by GONE GIRL in LOVE GAMES : Trade News

Patralekha, who smite the audiences by her performance in her debut film CITYLIGHTS alongside Rajkummar Rao, is set to portray another striking character in her next LOVE GAMES. Read More...

Yami Gautam: The concept of SANAM RE must be old, classic and soulful, but the presentation is total : Interviews

From being not even close to acquaintances, Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam have turned lovers on screen for not one, but 2 movies – SANAM RE as well as JUNOONIYAT. Read More...

Tabu speaks on FITOOR and her desires : Interviews

Uncredited as a child artiste in a song from I982 classic BAZAAR, Tabu’s recent marvelous illustrations on screen in HAIDER (Ghazala Meer – Gertrude), TALVAR (Reema Kumar) and DRISHYAM (Meera Deshmukh) has reconfirmed her reputation as one of India’s finest actresses – intensity redefined. Read More...

Shraddha Kapoor to sing for Baaghi

Recently we got a glimpse of Shraddha Kapoor shooting for a dance sequence for her upcoming release Baaghi. And now we hear that the actress turned singer will also lend her voice for one of the tracks in the film.

Shraddha Kapoor, who has previously sung a reprise version of 'Galliyan' (Ek Villain) and 'Bezuban Phir Se' (ABCD 2), will be crooning for a number titled 'Cham Cham'. In fact, it is being said that initially Meet Bros had composed this song for Ekta Kapoor but the producer decided to give away the rights since the film which was supposed to have the song was delayed. Further we also hear that the said song will have two versions and one of the versions will be sung by Shraddha. It has been learnt that Shraddha will be recording for the song in the next couple of weeks.

Starring Tiger Shroff, Baaghi is directed by Sabbir Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala in association with UTV. The film is slated to release on April 29, 2016.

Karan Johar to reveal secrets of Aditya Roy Kapur on a chat show

Known for all inside gossips and scoops, the chat show Koffee With Karan gained momentum, courtesy the witty sense of humour of host Karan Johar. And now, the filmmaker is all set to turn host once again with a web based chat show and his first guest will be the Fitoor actor Aditya Roy Kapur.

Karan Johar will apparently be getting up close and personal with the Kapur lad and we hear the director-producer will once again get a chance to scoop out some more secrets of Aditya's life. Karan will be putting the actor on the scanner and ask him all kinds of questions he has been avoiding for some time now. This show will be available for all on various social networking platforms. On the other hand, Aditya is gearing up for all the awkward questions that can possibly be shot at him. Aditya confirmed the news and said, "It's always fun to chat with Karan. I am sure he's going to throw some surprises at me, but I will be ready for them. It will be a lot of fun."

Also starring Katrina Kaif and Tabu in prominent roles, Fitoor is the official adaptation of the Charles Dickens' novel 'The Great Expectations' and is slated to release on February 12.

Rajkumar Hirani Madhavan to host special screening of Saala Khadoos for Mike Tyson

The critically acclaimed Saala Khadoos that uniquely traces the journey of a relationship between a coach and his protege in the field of boxing won many hearts, especially that of sports enthusiasts. One amongst them was the renowned international boxer Mike Tyson. While his name has been synonymous with the sport for years, it was an honour for the makers of Saala Khadoos to see him expressing his desire to watch the film and now, Rajkumar Hirani (the producer) and Madhavan (the lead actor) have decided to fulfill his wish.

Rajkumar Hirani and Madhavan will now fly to the US to host a special screening of Saala Khadoos for Mike Tyson. It so happened that after the release of this bilingual film (released in Tamil as Irudhi Suttru), Mike Tyson took to his official page on Facebook saying, "I'd like to see this boxing film" along with a post about the film. And now, fulfilling his desire are the makers who immediately got in touch with the manager of the sports personality after seeing his post on social media. Describing the process, Madhavan claimed that they initially got in touch with PR who stated that they were impressed by the reviews and desired to see the film. After a final discussion a few days ago, Rajkumar Hirani and team decided to fly to US for the screening.

Also starring professional martial arts artist Ritika Singh, Saala Khadoos released on January 29, 2016.

Vidya Balan to essay the role of scandalous author Kamala Das in her next

Vidya Balan, after winning the National award among other awards for her performance in The Dirty Picture, is getting ready for yet another biopic as she prepares to essay the role of the controversial author, Kamala Das in a bilingual film (Malayalam and Hindi).

Kamala Das was known for her open and honest treatment of female sexuality that was free from any sense of guilt. The author during her lifetime came under major scrutiny for openly talking about sexuality, as well as her religious conversion. Born to the managing editior of the leading daily Mathrubhumi and a poetess, Kamala's brush with literary works started at a young age. Whilst she got married at the age of 15, her encouraging husband Madhava Das also proved to be one of her strongest supporter of her works. The film traces her entire journey that can be divided into three phases - her teen years including her marriage, her autobiography 'Ente Katha' (My Story) and her last few years in which she converted her religion and spent her life as the Islamic woman, Kamala Surayya.

It was the director of the film, Kamal who approached Vidya for the role. Interestingly, the same filmmaker had planned to launch Vidya in the Malayalam film industry with the film Chakram in the year 2003 alongside Mohanlal but it had to be shelved after a week of shooting. Now she will once again be collaborating with Kamal for this bi-lingual film on Kamala Das.

Waris Ahluwalia is not the first Indian actor to face airport racism

Indian-American model and actor Waris Ahluwalia got detained at a Mexican airport earlier this week and the Sikh man was questioned for wearing his turban. It's now happening to Indians in Sikh turbans. Earlier if you were a Khan you got questioned/ detained/ screened/scanned on airports. Irrfan Khan has gone through the ordeal on two occasions on American airports.

Speaking about it to me he said, "More than the physical torture, it's the wounds of humiliation that never heal after you undergo such a horrific experience. It happened to me on two occasions. I was detained in New York and Los Angeles airport for secondary interrogation. I was outraged. I was told to quietly come into a room for questioning and identification verification. I wasn't allowed to talk. When I tried to ask why I was being treated this way, I was told to keep quiet. I wasn't allowed to use my phone. They said, 'No, you just sit down.' All because my name was Irrfan Khan. You can't argue or rationalize."

Kabir Khan had to face the brunt of 9/11. "I was accompanying my wife in the US along with the Morani Brothers. It was a flight from LA to Washington just 15 days after 9/11. So the fear and paranoia were not totally unjustified. We were waiting for the flight to take off talking to each other in Hindi when some passengers complained that we were talking in a 'strange' language. Within no time two burly FBI agents came on board and took me and my co-passengers to the front of the plane. When they got to know my name, they questioned me for more than two hours, googled my name for terrorist links and then finally allowed me to fly. They asked me if I had been to Pakistan. I told them no. If I had told them that I had been to Afghanistan, they'd have freaked out. Two other passengers on board refused to fly with us. So they were asked to deboard. So you see post 9/11 persecution comes with its inbuilt safety measures. But I honestly think a part of the global fear is justified. We can't blame people for being paranoid after what had happened."

However, when Kabir was questioned again at an American airport he refused to take it lying down, "On a second occasion this time in New York, when I was detained I blew my top. I told this big Black American guy, 'Please clear the confusion about my identity once and for all. Or don't provide me with a visa. I don't want to come back to the US.' The guy wanted to know if it was a threat. I was taken aback. Mira Nair had to intervene. She advised me to never counter-question them. This is the free spirit of America. This 90-minute detention changed me completely. Can you imagine what a 90-day detention can do to an innocent man thrown into jail"

Kamal Haasan frequently gets into the 'suspicious' segment of the US immigration department. "Sometimes they take me aside and ask me questions. Just because we do business with America they think we are questionable. If we're so touchy about immigration rules in America, we shouldn't be doing business with them."

Kamal Haasan feels racial and cultural suspicion exist in every society. "Talk to an Afghani who comes to visit India. Afghani students can't get rooms to stay in India. There's resistance to Afghani passports in India. And why are we so touchy about American treatment? They've a 9/11 to caution them. With 9/11, Australia is hostile to Indians. India should stop acting paranoid about racial profiling."

However Kamal cautions, "It can't be helped. The Americans are an injured nation. They're just being careful. It happened to me and I had to miss my flight. There was no great apology or anything. Its rules they're following. I'm often mistaken for a Muslim and I don't correct the misconception. My brothers Charu Haasan and Chandra Haasan don't have to face this. Please remember the fabric of our nation is woven with saffron, white and green. We can't pull out any of the colours. We have to co-exist. The crusades are over."

Deepika loves to be organised, Kareena obsessed about body shape: Stars & their OCDs

Many people suffer obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) about certain things which they want in a particular manner and loose calm or get anxious if they don't get things right. Our B-town celebs are no different. They too suffer from OCD for different variety of stuff which they want as desired.

Akshay Kumar on 'Airlift' - I am happy making films that intrigue, excite, entertain people

It all started with Baby in January 2015. Ever since then, Akshay Kumar has already scored three more releases in the form of Gabbar Is Back, Brothers and Singh Is Bliing. Now in a span of exactly 12 months, the man would have his fifth film hitting the screens - Airlift. While his contemporaries are churning out one or at maximum two films in one year, Akshay Kumar is pretty much setting a record

Deepika Padokone rules on the cover of Filmfare for January

Last year seemed to be very hectic and successful for the dimpled beauty Deepika Padukone. Her three hit movies 'Piku', 'Tamasha' and 'Bajirao Mastani' back to back proves it once again that she rules the industry not just with beauty but with skills too.

Why: Anushka Sharma was selected for Salman's 'Sultan'?

'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' star Anushka Sharma is currently one of the leading and famous actress in B-Town. News is that, after all the search and brainstorming creative heads from the movie 'Sultan' have chosen Anushka to star opposite Salman Khan.

OMG! Hrithik Roshan rejects YRF's 'Thug' for 'Dhoom 4'

The Greek God of Bollywood- Hrithik Roshan is known to be very committed and focused when he whole heartedly signs it. But if he is not sure about his projects then can leave the project any time. And that's what he did this time again. Earlier he had walked out of filmmaker Nikhil Advani's movie 'Bazaar' even after he announced it publicly. We recently got to know that, Hrithik walked out of lead

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Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad: Daring soldier who was ready for any challenge - Times of India


Times of India

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad: Daring soldier who was ready for any challenge
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Daring, highly motivated and one who was always ready to stare death in the face, not flinching a bit. That was Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, the doughty soldier who survived for six days under tonnes of snow at the Siachen Glacier, but ...
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David Headley Revelations: BJP wants Sonia and Rahul to apologise for trying to 'fix' Modi - Daily News & Analysis


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David Headley Revelations: BJP wants Sonia and Rahul to apologise for trying to 'fix' Modi
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Congress sought to dismiss BJP demands for an apology in the wake of David Headley's claims that Ishrat Jahan was an LeT operative, insisting that the "fundamental question" was whether she and her accomplices were killed in fake encounter. Leading the ...
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Amid outrage, RK Pachauri goes on leave - Daily News & Analysis


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Amid outrage, RK Pachauri goes on leave
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Kejriwal's odd-even formula isn't about pollution; it's about unleashing a class war - Firstpost


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Kejriwal's odd-even formula isn't about pollution; it's about unleashing a class war
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Dancing On Duty, Jail Official in Tamil Nadu Faces The Music - NDTV


NDTV

Dancing On Duty, Jail Official in Tamil Nadu Faces The Music
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Chennai: A video showing a jail official dancing to loud music in his uniform apparently during office hours has resulted in his suspension in Tamil Nadu's Salem district. 57-year-old P Sankaran is the deputy jailer of Attur sub-jail. The suspension ...
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I want justice for my son, says Rohith Vemula's mother - The Hindu


The Hindu

I want justice for my son, says Rohith Vemula's mother
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Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's mother Radhika Vemula on Thursday said she would continue her fight for justice for her son. The grieving mother, who is yet to come to terms with her loss, said while Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had come twice ...
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Terror suspect Sameer Sardana granted bail by Goa court - Zee News


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Terror suspect Sameer Sardana granted bail by Goa court
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Hindustan Times

Snapdeal employee abduction: Connectivity an issue for women commuters
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It is the season of love and here are bizarre bans of Hindutva bullies - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

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JNU students' protest over Afzal Guru's death stalled by ABVP once again - Firstpost


Firstpost

JNU students' protest over Afzal Guru's death stalled by ABVP once again
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Dennis Oland sentencing in murder of father Richard Oland underway - CBC.ca


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NS Premier's aide broke law by sharing minister's health info: report - The Globe and Mail


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NS Premier's aide broke law by sharing minister's health info: report
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Couple to be sentenced in St. Thomas, Ont. slaying of teacher - CTV News


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Alberta auditor criticizes work on disaster recovery after 2013 floods - The Globe and Mail


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Foot found on BC beach was detached naturally: coroner - CTV News


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Foot found on BC beach was detached naturally: coroner
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Kitchener man missing for 30 years found in St. Catharines after he remembered his own identity - CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Kitchener man missing for 30 years found in St. Catharines after he remembered his own identity
CBC.ca
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