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'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' hits the theatres
short by Pragya Swastik / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion', which hit the theatres on Friday, "has everything promised - grand spectacle, high drama, and emotions...And it answers why Kattappa killed Baahubali," wrote Hindustan Times. "The second part is not half as satisfying or fun as the original," wrote Indian Express. It has been rated 2/5 (Indian Express), 2.5/5 (NDTV), 3/5 (Hindustan Times) and 4/5 (TOI).
short by Pragya Swastik / 03:16 pm on 28 Apr
Model gets 3 yrs jail for plotting to kill Madhur Bhandarkar
short by Daisy Mowke / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Mumbai-based model and actress Preeti Jain was on Friday sentenced to three years in jail for plotting to kill filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar. Jain had paid gangster Arun Gawli’s aide Naresh Pardeshi to kill Bhandarkar in September 2005. Jain had earlier alleged that Bhandarkar raped her 16 times between 1999 and 2004 on the pretext of casting her in his films.
short by Daisy Mowke / 02:38 pm on 28 Apr
10 lakh Baahubali 2 tickets sold in pre-booking in 24 hours
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
SS Rajamouli's Baahubali 2, the sequel to the 2015 film Baahubali, sold over 10 lakh tickets within 24 hours in advance bookings on the ticket booking platform BookMyShow. The tickets for the film were also said to be sold for as high as ₹2,400 in certain theatres. The film released on Friday on a record 6,500 screens in India.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 09:07 pm on 28 Apr
Court suspends sentence of model, grants bail in Madhur case
short by Daisy Mowke / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
A Mumbai Court has suspended the jail sentence given to model Preeti Jain for 4 weeks to appeal in the High Court. She was sentenced to three years imprisonment for plotting to kill filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar. Preeti and two other accomplices have been given bail on the condition of payment of fine imposed along with the bail sum of ₹15,000.
short by Daisy Mowke / 05:17 pm on 28 Apr
48-yr relationship went up in flames: Big B on Vinod Khanna
short by Daisy Mowke / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Actor Amitabh Bachchan, while mourning the demise of his friend Vinod Khanna, tweeted, "Today is the day when I saw a 48-year-long relationship going up in flames". He also penned a blog post, describing Khanna as a 'big star but with selfless concern for others'. "[N]o one had the presence he had in a crowded room," he further wrote.
short by Daisy Mowke / 02:04 pm on 28 Apr
Sad to see fraud sites of my initiative for soldiers: Akshay
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Actor Akshay Kumar has said that it makes him sad to know about the existence of many fraudulent apps and sites based on his initiative for Indian soldiers. He clarified, "The only initiative I am associated with is bharatkeveer.gov.in." Akshay launched the app and website BharatKeVeer, which provided a platform for everyone to help the families of martyrs financially.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 06:47 pm on 28 Apr
Sunn Raha Hai Na Tu singer Ankit acquitted in rape case
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Singer Ankit Tiwari, known for songs like Sunn Raha Hai Na Tu and Galliyan, was acquitted in a rape case registered against him in 2014. "I always had faith in the Indian judicial system. I'm feeling relieved...I never let it affect my work," said Ankit. He sang for films including Airlift and Roy even when the case was under process.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 09:51 pm on 28 Apr
Salman Khan shares pic with late actor Vinod Khanna
short by Rini Sinha / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Actor Salman Khan took to social media to share a picture with veteran actor Vinod Khanna after his demise on Thursday. "R.I.P Vinod Khanna Sir. You will really be missed," read the caption alongside the picture." Salman and Vinod worked together in the film series 'Dabangg', wherein Vinod played the role of Salman's step-father.
short by Rini Sinha / 02:15 pm on 28 Apr
Kambli slams user for tagging him in tweet on Vinod's demise
short by Rini Sinha / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Cricketer Vinod Kambli slammed a Twitter user for wrongly tagging him in a condolence post on veteran actor Vinod Khanna's demise. While the user apologised for his mistake and claimed it wasn't done intentionally, Kambli blocked him on Twitter. Vinod Khanna, who was reportedly suffering from cancer, passed away at the age of 70 on Thursday.
short by Rini Sinha / 03:31 pm on 28 Apr
DJ Khaled's new song I'm the One features Bieber, Lil Wayne
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 29 Apr 2017,Saturday
I'm the One, the new song by DJ Khaled which released today, features Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne. The song is part of Khaled's next album 'Grateful', which will be his tenth studio album. The song's video also features Khaled's six-month-old son Asahd, who has been credited as the executive producer of the upcoming album.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 10:00 am on 29 Apr
Katrina 1st Bollywood star in Mario Testino's Towel Series
short by Daisy Mowke / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Katrina Kaif has become the first Bollywood star to feature in Peruvian photographer Mario Testino's 'Towel Series'. She shared the photo on Instagram and wrote, "Thank you Mario Testino for the wonderful experience of shooting for the legendary #TowelSeries". Mario has photographed several international celebrities, including Britney Spears, Selena Gomez and Kendall Jenner for the Towel Series.
short by Daisy Mowke / 03:41 pm on 28 Apr
Rishi slams young actors for skipping Vinod Khanna's funeral
short by Rini Sinha / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Actor Rishi Kapoor on Twitter slammed the current generation of actors for missing actor Vinod Khanna's funeral. He added, "Angry. Met so many chamcha people last night at Priyanka Chopra's do last night. Few at Vinod's. So f*ckn transparent." Rishi added that his wife Neetu Kapoor and son Ranbir Kapoor didn't attend the funeral as they weren't in India.
short by Rini Sinha / 01:31 pm on 28 Apr
Fans camp outside store for 2 nights to buy Kanye West shoes
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Around 100 Kanye West fans on Thursday set up camp for two nights outside a store in England to purchase a pair of £150 (₹12,500) Adidas Yeezy Boost trainers designed by the rapper. The first campers arrived last weekend with tents, chairs and sleeping bags. Meanwhile, Danish police are searching for thieves who robbed a truck delivering the trainers.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 01:28 pm on 28 Apr
I'd get coffee, biscuits but no work in TV, films: Rohit Roy
short by Daisy Mowke / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Rohit Roy has said before the film 'Kaabil', he was offered only coffee and biscuits but no work by producers when he met them in their offices. "I had been almost written off from the industry and had no good work for two-three years... My time was bad," he added. He was previously seen in the 2015 film 'Calendar Girls'.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:19 pm on 28 Apr
NZ bans kids from watching '13 Reasons Why' without adults
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
New Zealand has banned under-18s from watching Netflix drama '13 Reasons Why' without the supervision of an adult, amid complaints that the series glorifies suicide. An average of two youngsters commit suicide every week in New Zealand, which has created a new censorship category to address concerns over the show. The show is about a teenager's sexual assault and suicide.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 03:29 pm on 28 Apr
Sayani shares selfie with Ranbir, Katrina from film sets
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
A picture shared by Sayani Gupta on Instagram shows her with Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif from the sets of their upcoming film Jagga Jasoos. Sayani wrote alongside the picture, "To mark the debut of the goddess on Instagram.. here's a blurry memory (thanks to Ranbir) post wrap! @katrinakaif Welcome aboard!"
short by Prashanti Moktan / 06:08 pm on 28 Apr
KRK slams Baahubali 2; calls film a cartoon, computer game
short by Rini Sinha / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Self-styled critic Kamaal R Khan on Twitter slammed Baahubali 2, and called the film a cartoon and a computer game. "I'm highly disappointed to see that #Bahubali2 is not even 10% of #Bahubali1," read one of his tweets. Further, he gave the film a one-star rating and accused the film's director SS Rajamouli of fooling public by generating fake hype.
short by Rini Sinha / 04:20 pm on 28 Apr
Amaal calls Sonakshi's brother idiot on stealing tune remark
short by Rini Sinha / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Composer Amaal Malik called Sonakshi Sinha's brother Luv Sinha an uncouth idiot, after Luv indirectly accused him of stealing tunes. Amaal wrote in his Facebook post that he has nothing against actors singing for films. However, he and his brother Armaan Malik wanted a better artist to represent the country musically at Justin Bieber's India concert, instead of Sonakshi.
short by Rini Sinha / 06:06 pm on 28 Apr
Kim Kardashian cries while discussing Paris robbery on show
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Reality television star Kim Kardashian broke down and cried on the American talk show The Ellen Show when the host Ellen DeGeneres asked her about the Paris robbery. "I know it sounds crazy, but I know that was meant to happen to me. I don't want to start crying... I feel like I'm such a different person," said Kim.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 10:38 pm on 28 Apr
Stars may go to prayer meet as it's like fashion show: Rishi
short by Rini Sinha / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Actor Rishi Kapoor has said that celebrities attend prayer meetings because they want to be in air conditioned premises and it's more like a fashion parade. Rishi added that for this reason, more actors could attend late Vinod Khanna's prayer meeting. "I can't say I shared great chemistry with him. It was pure respect," said Rishi on attending Khanna's funeral.
short by Rini Sinha / 07:27 pm on 28 Apr
Salman fires bodyguards over leaking info to media: Reports
short by Rini Sinha / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
As per reports, actor Salman Khan has fired three of his bodyguards for leaking personal information to the media. Reports suggest that the bodyguards had been giving details about Salman's whereabouts to the press. However, Shera, who has been Salman's bodyguard for about 15 years, will continue working for him.
short by Rini Sinha / 05:12 pm on 28 Apr
Vinod Khanna was and will always be family to Dutts: Sanjay
short by Rini Sinha / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Actor Sanjay Dutt, while speaking on veteran actor Vinod Khanna's demise, said that Khanna was and will always be like family to the Dutts. He added, "I've watched him as a child and...was always fascinated by his style and charisma. A big loss to the fraternity." Sanjay worked with Khanna in films including Khoon Ka Karz (1991) and Kshatriya (1993).
short by Rini Sinha / 02:52 pm on 28 Apr
Saif to portray Langda Tyagi in Omkara spin-off: Report
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
As per reports, actor Saif Ali Khan will reprise his role as Langda Tyagi in a spin-off of the 2006 film Omkara. Director Vishal Bhardwaj is planning to keep the focus of the spin-off completely on Saif's character. Omkara's writers Abhishek Choubey and Robin Bhatt will reportedly be penning the script for the spin-off.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 07:13 pm on 28 Apr
Johnny Depp surprises Disneyland visitors as Jack Sparrow
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp surprised Disneyland visitors when he dressed up as Captain Jack Sparrow aboard the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' ride at the US theme park on Wednesday evening. Videos show Depp brandishing his sword while reciting lines from the film franchise. This comes a month before the release of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 02:14 pm on 28 Apr
Tamil actor Vinu Chakravarthy passes away at 74
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 28 Apr 2017,Friday
Tamil actor-writer Vinu Chakravarthy, who starred in over 1,000 films, passed away at the age of 74 on Thursday. He had been suffering from health-related issues for three years. Known for films like Manithan and Guru Sishyan, Vinu was also instrumental in launching 'Silk' Smitha as she made her debut in the film Vandichakkaram, for which he wrote the script.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 07:37 pm on 28 Apr
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