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Release date of new James Bond film 'Bond 25' announced
short by Tanya Dhingra / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
The official James Bond Twitter handle has announced November 8, 2019 as the release date for the new film in the franchise titled 'Bond 25'. The film will be written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, and produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Daniel Craig will reportedly return as the character James Bond in this film.
short by Tanya Dhingra / 08:30 pm on 25 Jul
Madhubala to get a wax statue at Delhi's Madame Tussauds
short by Rini Sinha / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Late veteran actress Madhubala is set to get a wax figure at the Madame Tussauds in New Delhi. The wax figure will be styled as her character Anarkali from the 1960 film 'Mughal-E-Azam'. The wax museum, which will open later this year, will also feature wax figures of Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, singer Shreya Ghoshal, among others.
short by Rini Sinha / 08:12 pm on 25 Jul
Govinda thanks Rishi for showing concern in Jagga Jasoos row
short by Rini Sinha / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Govinda has thanked Rishi Kapoor for showing concern for him after his role in 'Jagga Jasoos' was removed. He added, "Good blood never speaks wrong", and further said he expected a little professionalism from the director Anurag Basu. "If you don't want Govinda to work in your film, why did you ask him in the first place?" Rishi had said.
short by Rini Sinha / 09:30 pm on 25 Jul
Our hearts are broken: Linkin Park in tribute to Chester
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Rock band Linkin Park in its tribute to their lead singer Chester Bennington, who allegedly committed suicide, wrote, "Our hearts are broken." The Facebook post further read, "Your absence leaves a void that can never be filled- a boisterous, funny, ambitious, creative, kind, generous voice in the room is missing." They also shared the web link to their #RIPCHESTER page.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 08:19 pm on 25 Jul
Hindi trailer of Kajol, Dhanush's 'VIP 2 Lalkar' released
short by Tanya Dhingra / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
The Hindi trailer of the Kajol and Dhanush starrer film 'VIP 2 Lalkar' has been released. It is a sequel to the 2014 Tamil film 'Velai Illa Pattadhaari'. Dhanush has penned the story and is also co-producing it while his sister-in-law Soundarya Rajinikanth is directing it. The film is scheduled to release on July 28.
short by Tanya Dhingra / 09:03 pm on 25 Jul
Linkin Park streams increased by 730% on Chester's death day
short by Rini Sinha / on 26 Jul 2017,Wednesday
Following the demise of rock band Linkin Park's lead vocalist Chester Bennington on July 20, Linkin Park's songs earned a 730% increase in on-demand audio streams that day in the US, as compared to July 19. The group's most streamed song on July 20 was 'In the End', earning 9,23,000 streams that day. Bennington reportedly committed suicide.
short by Rini Sinha / 12:19 pm on 26 Jul
IIFA organisers respond to CBFC chief's defamation notice
short by Rini Sinha / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Responding to Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani's legal notice which claimed he was defamed at IIFA awards, the organisers have said it was a misunderstanding. "Pahlaj ji will get a better understanding...once he sees the show. We've always respected Pahlaj ji," they added. The notice said Pahlaj's picture was used inappropriately and he was called a 'watchman' during the show.
short by Rini Sinha / 04:38 pm on 25 Jul
Varun Dhawan to star in Shoojit Sircar's next film 'October'
short by Tanya Dhingra / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actor Varun Dhawan will star in director Shoojit Sircar's next film titled 'October'. Talking about the film, Shoojit said, "It's not a love story... It's again an out-of-the-box kind of story... it is a very unusual, unconventional kind of a story in the slice-of-life and romance space." Notably, this will be Varun's first film with Shoojit.
short by Tanya Dhingra / 10:30 pm on 25 Jul
Mia Khalifa starts YouTube channel with review of 'Dunkirk'
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Former adult star Mia Khalifa has started her own YouTube channel with a review of Christopher Nolan's directorial 'Dunkirk'. In her video review, she said, "I don't know if the whole thing lasted 23 hours or if the rescue mission took two-and-a-half-months." Mia also slammed 'Dunkirk', while tweeting, "I love Nolan...but Dunkirk sucked more d**k than I did in 2014."
short by Prashanti Moktan / 11:00 pm on 25 Jul
Pahlaj Nihalani to be replaced as Censor Board chief: Report
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
As per reports, Pahlaj Nihalani may be replaced as the Censor Board chief. Reports suggested that filmmaker Prakash Jha, TV producer-actor Chandraprakash Dwivedi and even filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar have been considered as a replacement for the current Censor Board chief. Nihalani was appointed as the chairperson of the Censor Board in January, 2015 for a period of three years.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 05:14 pm on 25 Jul
Sunny denies reports of Yash Raj Films launching his son
short by Rini Sinha / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actor Sunny Deol has denied reports of Yash Raj Films launching his son Karan Deol and added, "Only we were supposed to launch him." Karan's debut film, reportedly titled 'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas', will be directed and produced by Sunny. Reports suggested that Sunny had objected to Yash Raj Films' three-film deal which Karan was supposed to sign.
short by Rini Sinha / 05:19 pm on 25 Jul
Bieber cancels Purpose Tour to start his own church: Report
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Singer Justin Bieber has cancelled the remainder of his concerts as part of his Purpose World Tour and it is reportedly because he may be planning to start his own church to reconnect with his faith. The remaining 14 dates of his tour across North America and Asia will get affected. Refund for tickets already purchased has been assured.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 06:05 pm on 25 Jul
CBFC chief responds to reports of him being asked to quit
short by Daisy Mowke / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani, while responding to reports about him being asked to quit as the Board's chairperson, said he has not heard any such plans from the government. "I leave the decision entirely to the government. If now I am asked to leave, I'd do so... swiftly, wishing my successor all the best," he added.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:26 pm on 25 Jul
Arjun Rampal turns showstopper at India Couture Week 2017
short by Daisy Mowke / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actor Arjun Rampal turned showstopper for designer Rohit Bal at the India Couture Week 2017 show. He walked the ramp in a black bandhgala and pants, which featured Bal's newly patented motif, the cock. The collection featured voluminous gowns, saris, bandhgala woven into gold and silver threads and decorated with Swarovski crystals.
short by Daisy Mowke / 09:00 pm on 25 Jul
Sara isn't feeling the pressure of making her debut: Sushant
short by Daisy Mowke / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has said he does not think Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara Ali Khan is feeling the pressure of making her debut. "She is a bright girl... She is confident about her career and I am sure she will do well," he added. Sara will make her acting debut opposite Sushant in the film 'Kedarnath'.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:30 pm on 25 Jul
1st look of Neil, Jackie Shroff's upcoming film Firrkie out
short by Tanya Dhingra / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh took to Twitter to share the first look poster of his upcoming film 'Firrkie', where he co-stars alongside Jackie Shroff. The film also stars Kay Kay Menon, Karan Singh Grover and Sandeepa Dhar. The film will be directed by Ankoosh Bhatt and the cast is expected to begin shooting in August 2017.
short by Tanya Dhingra / 09:27 pm on 25 Jul
Less affected by Bombay Velvet failure than Ranbir: Anushka
short by Rini Sinha / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actress Anushka Sharma has said that she was less affected by the failure of her 2015 film 'Bombay Velvet' as compared to the film's lead actor Ranbir Kapoor. She added, "But it's also because 'Bombay Velvet' was Johnny's [Ranbir's character] film more than Rosie's [Anushka's character]." Anushka further said Ranbir being targeted for the film's failure was unfair.
short by Rini Sinha / 06:08 pm on 25 Jul
Advice youngsters to focus on talent over 6-pack abs: Mithun
short by Rini Sinha / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actor Mithun Chakraborty said that the only advice he has for youngsters is that they should concentrate more on talent as compared to-six pack abs. He added, "If you have have the capability to crack it in the film industry." Mithun further said that if one is not persistent with their efforts and talent, they can't do anything.
short by Rini Sinha / 10:04 pm on 25 Jul
Kajal Aggarwal reacts to manager's arrest in drug racket
short by Tanya Dhingra / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Kajal Aggarwal has released her statement on Twitter following the arrest of her manager Ronnie in the drug racket case allegedly involving Tollywood actors and filmmakers. She wrote, "I am absolutely shocked...about this whole incident...I'm in zero support of this...just because I care for people who run errands for me does not imply that I can control their personal lives/choices."
short by Tanya Dhingra / 08:07 pm on 25 Jul
Ayushmann requests Doordarshan not to change its logo
short by Tanya Dhingra / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has tweeted, "Please don't change the Doordarshan logo. It represents my childhood." His statement comes after recent reports of Doordarshan planning on changing its logo to create something youthful, which will appeal to "children of liberalization". Doordarshan has been sporting the current logo since its inception in 1959.
short by Tanya Dhingra / 10:56 pm on 25 Jul
My first Game of Thrones nude scene was a big deal: Nathalie
short by Daisy Mowke / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Nathalie Emmanuel, who portrays 'Missandei' on 'Game of Thrones', said her first nude scene for the show, which was featured in season 7's second episode, was a big deal. She added it was strange because she has become good friends with co-star Jacob Anderson, who portrays Grey Worm. "But it was fine and, obviously, done really respectfully," she further said.
short by Daisy Mowke / 11:00 pm on 25 Jul
Cricket should have mixed team like tennis, suggests Akshay
short by Daisy Mowke / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Akshay Kumar has suggested having a mixed cricket team similar to mixed doubles in tennis. "[W]hy can't there be a men and women cricket match against another country? If this kind of a set-up happens, it'll be the biggest set-up ever," he added. Akshay further said the idea struck him when he was watching a Wimbledon match on his phone.
short by Daisy Mowke / 11:30 pm on 25 Jul
Twitter reacts to actor Nicolas Cage in Kazakhstani outfit
short by Daisy Mowke / on 26 Jul 2017,Wednesday
Reacting to Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage wearing traditional Kazakhstani outfit at the 13th annual Eurasia International Festival, a user tweeted, "Maybe it's just a wax mannequin posing as the real". "In even other news Nicholas Cage has no idea where he is, how he got there, or why he's wearing that," wrote another user.
short by Daisy Mowke / 01:06 pm on 26 Jul
Mallika shares pic with US President Trump's first wife
short by Tanya Dhingra / on 26 Jul 2017,Wednesday
Actress Mallika Sherawat met US President Donald Trump's first wife Ivana Trump and shared a picture on her social media which she captioned, "Lovely talking to Ivana Trump, she's quite a personality". Ivana Trump, a Czech-American businesswoman and former fashion model, was married to Donald Trump for 15 years.
short by Tanya Dhingra / 01:40 pm on 26 Jul
Randeep visits war memorial ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas
short by Daisy Mowke / on 25 Jul 2017,Tuesday
Actor Randeep Hooda visited the Kargil War Memorial in Dras ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas, which is observed on July 26. "I felt belittled even as my chest was feeling full of pride and sorrow. We lost 559 citizens of our country in that war," wrote Randeep on Instagram. His visit was part of an event organised by an NGO.
short by Daisy Mowke / 04:47 pm on 25 Jul
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