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#CelebrityEvenings: From Ileana D'Cruz to Giorgia Andriani, Bollywood celebs spotted in Mumbai

#CelebrityEvenings: From Ileana D'Cruz to Giorgia Andriani, Bollywood celebs spotted in Mumbai

The Times of India 10 Dec 2022 12:11 am

Twilight star Kristen Stewart elected as president of the international jury at Berlinale 2023

Actress Kristen Stewart has been selected as president of the international jury at next years Berlin International Film Festival. The actor, who shot to fame in films including 'Panic Room' and 'Twilight', is known for her body of acting work, including her recent portrayal of Princess Diana in 'Spencer', for which she was nominated for an Oscar. She is set to make her feature-length directorial debut with 'The Chronology of Water', a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Lidia Yuknavitch, reports 'Variety'.

India TV 10 Dec 2022 12:05 am

Kaun Banega Crorepati 14: Amitabh Bachchan gets teary-eyed after contestant reveals his need for money

Megastar Amitabh Bacchan got emotional listening to the story of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 14' contestant Harsh Kumar Singh. He told the host that he took over the hotseat so that he could use the winning amount for the treatment of his wife.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 11:53 pm

Inaugural day of IFFK turns into venue for anti-hijab protest against Iran regime

A lock of hair sent as a mark of protest by Iranian filmmaker-activist Mahnaz Mohammadi was handed over to the festival director Ranjith.

The New Indian Express 9 Dec 2022 11:43 pm

Pinnochio Twitter Review and Reactions: Guillermo del Toro's Netflix film receives glorious response

Pinnochio Twitter Review and Reactions: Nicholas Barber's popular children's talePinnochio is getting another treatment from master storytellerGuillermo del Toro. The new film is out on Netflix now. It is surprising how a 150-year-old story has still managed to stay relevant. Earlier this year, the live-action filmon Pinnochio, starring Tom Hanks, was also released. Now,Guillermo del Toro's new film gives another spin to the story in his stop motion treatment. Let's find out how the fans are reactingto the new Pinnochio film from del Toro.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 11:06 pm

Ayushmann Khurrana to star in Vicky Donor 2? Here's what the actor has to say

Ayushmann Khurrana is one of the most acclaimed actors in the Bollywood industry of the current generation. Over the years, the actor has shown different facets of his acting chops and taken on unconventional roles, setting the bar high for everyone. The actor has always tapped into movies that give a message to society. He is currently receiving rave reviews for his latest release, An Action Hero with Jaideep Alhawat. On Friday, the actor graced an event in which he opened up about the sequel to his debut movie, Vicky Donor.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 10:44 pm

Bigg Boss 16 Shukravaar Ka Vaar LIVE Updates: Shehnaaz joins Salman on stage, housemates face fire

Bigg Boss 16 Shukravaar Ka Vaar LIVE Updates: Salman Khan returnsas host in the weekend episodes of the controversial reality show. While on one hand he is joined by Shehnaaz Gill of Bigg Boss 13 fame and they dance together, Salman also poses some tough questions to the housemates. Tina Datta and MC Stan are under Salman's radar this time around. Follow minute-by-minute updates of your favourite reality show here.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 10:06 pm

Salman Khan bashes the housemates for their behaviour on Bigg Boss 16

Khan also introduces the second wildcard contestant of this season, popular television actor Vikkas Manaktala

Mid Day 9 Dec 2022 9:23 pm

Rashmika Mandanna's peace offering for Kantara director Rishab Shetty: 'Messaged the team after...'

Actress Rashmika Mandanna has reacted to demands of banning her from Kannada film industry for looking down on the production house which launched her. I only love them. Rest is up to them, she said when reporters asked for her response to the demand to ban her from Kannada film industry. These comments come after Rashmika said that she has not watched Rishab Shetty's Kantara, which has become a huge hit in India and worldwide. The actress further said that she has seen the movie now.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 9:01 pm

Malaika Arora REVEALS something about herself which people are obsessed with

This lady is literally winning hearts with the show and also with the latest promo of Moving In With Malaika

Mid Day 9 Dec 2022 8:28 pm

Kamna Pathak of Happu Singh Ki Ultan Paltan fame ties the knot with longtime beau Sandeep Shridhar in Nagpur

Due to its comedy, the sitcom Happu Singh Ki Ultan Paltan has now become a known television show. The show and its character enjoy massive popularity among the audience. There is a good news for fans of the lead actress of the show, Kamna Pathak, who has finally tied the knot. For the unversed, Kamna Pathak had made the announcement of her marriage official. She got married to her long-time beau Sandeep Shridhar, who is also an actor. During an interview with ETimes, teh actress had shared the details of her love story. She told the portal, I am finally getting married to Sandeep (Shridhar). Sandeep, who is an engineer, is an FTII graduate who was last seen in Imtiaz Ali's web series She. We met during one of his plays in Mumbai in 2014. It was love at first sight for me. I didn't tell him of course at that time. And then we did several workshops and plays together. We also had a lot of friends in common. As such neither of us proposed to each other officially. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jatin Negi (@jatin_negi14) Speaking of her wedding, she had further added, Wedding celebrations are so hectic. I am getting married in Nagpur and then we will be hosting a reception in Indore, then I will be travelling to Prayagraj for some more rituals as my would-be husband's family is there. We will be going to Kaushambi for a kul devi pooja near Prayagraj, later. The funny part is that there is no honeymoon for us after our marriage, only poojas and rasams. Also, I have just got 15 days' leave from my show so I will be resuming work soon after marriage. Also Read: TV shows Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain, Happu Ki Ultan Paltan, Gudiya Humari Sabhi Pe Bhari resume shooting

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 8:27 pm

Prison taught me how suffering is created: Iranian filmmaker Mahnaz Mohammadi to TNM

IFFK The filmmaker and womens rights activist, who has been jailed many times and banned from travelling abroad, is the winner of the Spirit of Cinema award at the International Film Festival of Kerala. Cris In a letter that was sent to the Cannes Film Festival, where a movie she acted in was premiering, Iranian filmmaker and womens rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi wrote, I am a woman and a filmmaker, two reasons sufficient to be treated like a criminal in this country. The letter was read aloud because she could not make it there, owing to a travel ban imposed on her for her film work. This December, she was supposed to come to Thiruvananthapuram for the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), but she could not, again because of the travel ban. As a symbolic gesture, however, she sent a lock of her hair to the IFFK through Greek filmmaker Athina Rachel Sangari. Mahnaz is the winner of the Spirit of Cinema award, which the IFFK launched in the last edition to honour filmmakers whose passion for the art was unflinchingly carried forward in spite of the adversities faced by them. And she has faced many, many adversities. Her first film, a documentary called Women Without Shadows on women living in a shelter, came out in 2003. But it was her second film, called Travelogue, where she interviewed people who were leaving the country on a train, that brought her the first travel ban. By then Mahnaz had already faced her first arrest in 2007, when she protested for other womens rights activists who were undergoing trial. In 2011, she acted in a film, Ethereal Marriage, where she played a widow in a relationship with her brother-in-law. It was for this films premiere that she was invited to Cannes, and her letter got read by another filmmaker, Costa-Gavras. That same year, she was arrested again, and kept in prison for two-and-a-half months. After several documentaries, Mahnaz made her first fictional feature in 2019, titled Son-Mother. It tells the story of a widow raising two children, and receiving marriage proposals from a bus driver that she begins to consider. Three years after that, Mahnaz is once again making her voice heard, protesting along with the thousands of Iranian women against the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, three days after she was taken in by the morality police for allegedly not following the dress code for women in the country. The months-long protests led Iran to reportedly abolish the morality police. In an interview to TNM, Mahnaz talks about her journey from being discriminated against as a female child to becoming the woman who keeps fighting for human rights, despite everything she has been through. After reading about you, the first thing I wondered is how you were driven to be this person who questioned the inequalities in gender, who began fighting for what she thought was right, and who did not mind going to jail for it. How and when in your life did this journey begin for you? The first year I entered school, I was happy to go to school with a red ribbon in my hair and white collar. But the revolution of 1979 happened in the same year. In the New Year, they forced us to wear dark black shawls covering our hair and shoulders. I was always being blamed for forgetting to wear it. I am still living with those reprimands. In the same year, our teacher Mrs Abbasi, who was kind, did not force us to wear dark black shawls at class. Many times, we have watched her putting her shawl in her bag, far away from school. She didn't last long as a teacher. She was rumoured to have been fired. Do you think this is not enough for a girl who felt the wind in her hair and whose only hobby was running in the wind? At what point did you decide to make films, to talk about the subjects you cared about? I used to write for children and teenage magazines and radio, but when I met certain women, I was very influenced by them. I also had many questions, and hence I made documentaries to find the answers. What led to Women without Shadows? Though incarcerated under weird circumstances, they (the women in shelter homes) managed to elicit feelings of love and hope. I remember how after watching that film, my brother wrote a note to me saying the director has depicted her life. I still have that note. Do you feel films have a way of reaching out to more people, the ideas that you want to express? Yes, I believe in the power of film. You said in one interview that you did not think much of your early arrests but the one in 2011, in a small prison, shattered you. What happened, and how did it affect you and your work? It was a torture centre. The most important impact it had was that it proved to me this regime does not follow any moral principles. It lies, tortures, and executes. Today, as I am writing to you, a 23-year-old man named Mohsen Shekhari was executed for protesting in a closed court without access to legal advice. There are many others awaiting execution. That prison taught me how suffering is created. It is essential not to be a part of them. You acted in a film. Ephemeral Marriage also touched on the state of women's lives in Iran. Is that what made you say yes to acting? I am not an actor. Reza Sarkanian (the director) came to Iran to make this film. But almost all the actors he chose said no to him, because they were worried about the government's reaction. At the same time, I was helping him research parts of the script. Reza then asked me [if I could act]. At first it was difficult to accept, but I knew what a strenuous path he had to tread to get the permission. I just wanted this film to be made. But that film was also banned in Iran and was never allowed to be screened. What is the one thing that makes you keep fighting, despite the repeated arrests, bans and confiscations of your property? Living a lie is disgusting. A totalitarian regime forces you to live according to their wishes, which are often miles away from your principles. Still from Son-Mother / Courtesy - IMDB Son-mother is your first venture into fiction. Why fiction, after all these years? All stories are rooted in reality. My preference is to make documentaries, but there are stories that you will never be allowed to make. Everything is according to their will, so I have to choose another way. Mahsa Amini is one of the latest victims of this oppression. You are fighting for her too. Do you have hope that things will change for women one day? Not just in Iran, but everywhere? Right now, many things have changed despite the resistance by the regime, due to the will of the people who are no longer willing to go back. Certainly, change is essential in Iran and similarly everywhere else in the world. Inequality exists anywhere. Also read:IFFK highlights: Silent films with live piano, 32 female directors, LGBTQIA+ narratives

The News Minute 9 Dec 2022 8:18 pm

Naai Sekar Returns Review: A lacklustre comeback for Vadivelu

Review For fans of Vadivelu, including this reviewer, Naai Sekar Returns falls terribly short of all the fun it promised. Sadly, this entire review cannot be written with just Vadivelus most iconic punchlines. Bharathy Singaravel TrailerScreenGrab Naam yaaruku enna theengu seidhom? I muse, ten minutes into the much-awaited Naai Sekar Returns. The title makes a call back to Vadivelus character in Thalai Nagaram (2006) in which he plays a laughably over-the-top rowdy called Naai Sekar. I wish I could write this review for Vaigai Puyal Vadivelus return to the big screen entirely in his own iconic dialogues. The line from Imsai Arasan 23 Pulikesi (2006), the actors historical satire, remains a meme-favourite as much as the film continues to hold on to its legendary status. But that dialogue also has a life and emotion of its own. Every Tamil who has grown up on Vadivelus comedy understands the wry pity the dialogue implies for ones self when caught in less-than-ideal circumstances. To translate his dialogues may sound meaningless in English without a larger explainer. But so firmly is the actor and his work embedded into Tamil popular culture that audiences have spawned countless gifs, memes, Instagram reels, and WhatsApp stickers based on it. They serve as a cipher for an entire generation of Tamils: you either know its meaning or you dont. This is why Naai Sekar Returns is more of a tragedy than the comic film it was intended to be. Suraj, who directed Thalai Nagaram, seems to have hoped that mere callbacks to Vadivelus illustrious career and the actors reappearance would be enough to make Naai Sekar Returns work. It doesnt. The jokes fall flat. Vadivelu adopts all his trademark mannerisms, but they feel like a caricature of himself. His comic flair is sorely missed even more so when the film makes passing references to some of his most popular roles like Contractor Nesamani, Kaipullai, and Vandumurugan. Naai Sekar in this film, for reasons known only to the director, is born as a boon granted at a Bhairava temple. An unimpressive flashback tells us so, adding that at the same time a poor, wandering, sage gifts his parents an auspicious husky puppy to bring them good fortune. The puppys mere presence makes the family fabulously wealthy. Why this old godman goes around the countryside with a magic pedigree dog in a basket is also only known to the director. As soon as his mother reaches home, she has morning sickness and throws up. The grandmother takes the womans pulse, and the woman is immediately declared pregnant. Similar sequences have played out in more films than we can count in the 90s and none of us batted an eyelid, but this is thirty years hence. Can Kollywood please give us an update on this pulse-pregnancy test? The rest of the film is about how Naai Sekar grows up to be Indias first dog-kidnapper, how the magic husky was stolen from his family in his childhood, costing them their wealth, and the attempt to reunite with this auspicious animal. Other comedians including Anandraj, Manobala, Sivaangi Krishnakumar, and Redin Kinglsey come and go. Except for Anandraj, who plays one of the antagonists a rival rowdy called Dass, the rest of the cast is painfully unfunny. Not that, that stops them from trying. The jokes, or attempts at them, are relentless. The kind that makes you bleakly wonder why you risked reviewing this film while a cyclone is heading toward your city. Neenga aaniye pudunga venaam, my mind-voice grumbled, channeling my inner Contractor Nesamani. Actually, the entire premise of Naai Sekar Returnsis three decades too old. Maybe itinerant sages and enchanted gifts would have worked as origin stories in the 90s. In 2022, agonised, clutching my head in the theatre, I echo one of Vadivelus own dialogues: sothikaathinga da, sothikaathinga. The film may have been marginally less underwhelming if only director Suraj hadnt tried to infuse pathos through the magical husky. Parachuted into a slapstick comedy out of nowhere, the pathos doesnt stick. The film, already labouring under the weight of its flat jokes, completely collapses when it introduces its second antagonist, Max (Rao Ramesh). Naai Sekar has to outwit Max to regain the husky. Maxs cartoonish villainy neither draws laughs nor is he a convincing root for any contrived pathos the film attempts. For fans of Vadivelu, including this reviewer, the film lacks all the luster it promised. The actor will be seen next year in Mari Selvarajs Maamannan. The Karnan and Pariyerum Perumal director may almost certainly tap into a lesser-seen side of Vadiveluhis ability to also pull off serious, deeply emotional roles. It would have been a far more fitting comeback for a star, so inseparable from Tamil movie culture, than Naai Sekar Returns. Read: Why blood, same blood: From politics to everyday life, the Vadivelu-isms TN loves

The News Minute 9 Dec 2022 8:07 pm

Maarrich | Review : 1/5

'Maarrich' is nothing more than a 'Crime Patrol' episode, with the exception that the show wraps up the case in under an hour, whereas this film is dull and drags on far too long.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 8:07 pm

Basil Joseph wins best director for Minnal Murali at Asian Academy Creative Awards

Mollywood Basil Josephs superhero flick Minnal Murali, which premiered on Netflix in December last year, features actors Tovino Thomas and Guru Somasundaram in the lead. TNM Staff Instagram/ Basil Joseph Malayalam filmmaker and actor Basil Joseph shared on social media that he was elated to win the award for Best Director (Fiction) at the Asian Academy Creative Awards. He was conferred the award for his 2021 Malayalam film Minnal Murali starring Tovino Thomas in the titular role. The Asian Academy Creative Awards recognise the best content from 16 countries that are part of the Asia Pacific region. This years event was held at the Chijmes Hall in Singapore on Thursday, December 8. The awards ceremony is being held in person after a gap of two years since it was hosted online during the coronavirus pandemic. I feel overwhelmed and honoured to be declared the Best Director among 16 countries at the Asian Academy Awards 2022. Today, I feel prouder than ever to be a part of the Malayalam movie industry and to represent India on this stage, Basil tweeted on Dec 8. He also took to Instagram to share a clip from his speech at the awards ceremony. I am so proud and honoured to come from the Malayalam film industry, to represent India. We have been creating great content for a long time, we have been trying to push ourselves to go global. I am so glad that I am also a small part of that, Basil said. Basil also noted that a number of Indian filmmakers have in the past taken Indian films to the global stage, such as Satyajit Ray as well as Malayalam filmmakers like KG George, Padmarajan, Bharathan along with recent efforts by Anurag Kashyap and Kabir Khan. The Minnal Murali director also extended his gratitude to his crew, producers, actors Tovino Thomas and Guru Somasundaram, VFX company, Netflix, cinematographer, his wife, and other family members. Guru was also nominated under the Best Actor category. Minnal Murali premiered on Netflix on December 24, 2021, in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, and English.The film revolves around a tailor who gains special powers after being struck by lightning. Apart from Tovino Thomas, the movie features Guru Somasundaram, Aju Varghese, Baiju, Femina George, Sneha Babu, and P Balachandran.

The News Minute 9 Dec 2022 7:34 pm

Kangana Ranaut recalls stealing sister Rangoli Chandels hair accessory to complete her classical dancer look, see pic

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has recently wrapped the Assam schedule of her upcoming film Emergency . Soon after a short break, teh actress reported back on the sets of her second Tamil project, Chandramukhi 2 . While fans are excited to see Ranaut back on the big screens, the actress is leaving no stone unturned to polish her skills. She often posts videos of herself taking Indian classical dance classes. Interestingly, on Friday, Kangana recalled a fond memory of her childhood and shared it with her fans via her Instagram story section. On Friday evening, the Queen actor posted a childhood picture of herself in which she can be seen posing for the camera with an ear-to-ear smile. Going by the photo and the caption of the actress, she was nearly ten or eleven years old when the throwback picture was clicked. Kangana as a young girl looked beautiful as she sported a blue saree along with red lipstick. Captioning her Instagram story, the Tanu Weds Manu actress wrote, Like most girls when I was 10 or 11 years I wore my mothers saree and lipstick stole @rangoli_r_chandel hand band and pretended to be a classical dancer ha ha (sic). Though the Simran actress is an avid social media, its very rare when she shares her childhood stories with fans. Earlier this year in the month of April, on the occasion of International Siblings Days, she shared childhood photos with her sister Rangoli Chandel and brother Aksht Ranaut. In her post, she also revealed that she had an elder brother but he died as an infant. Coming to her professional front, as mentioned above, the 35-year-old actress has an interesting lineup for the coming year. Along with Emergency and Chandramukhi 2, she also has Tejas in her kitty. Also Read: Kangana Ranaut reviews Qala: Praises fellow pahadi girl Tripti Dimri, calls Babil Khan terrific; says, I just can't take my eyes off her

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 7:33 pm

Fabulous wife Maheep Kapoor celebrates 24 years of marriage with actor-husband Sanjay Kapoor

While we have Sanjay Kapoor on the big screen, Maheep Kapoor stayed away from limelight for a long time. But with the reality show Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, the jewellery designer has acquired a new pinnacle of fame and now she is shining star on social media too. After giving us a glimpse of her relationship with her husband and family, the doting wife decided to do something special for her hubby on the special day of their anniversary. She took to social media to share a lovely post, dedicated to her husband. Maheep Kapoor, who has been quite active on social media with the growing popularity of Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, posted a special anniversary post for husband Sanjay Kapoor. She shared a series of photos from their wedding album that are two decades old, as she walked down the memory lane, recalling their ceremony. She also captioned it in a short and sweet manner saying, 24 years ago ?? #HadStarsInMyEyes ?? While Sanjay did not share a post on the anniversary, he reposted his wifes post on her Instagram story. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Maheep Kapoor (@maheepkapoor) On the other hand, followed by her post, best wishes messages started pouring in on the post across all quarters. The Fabulous gang of Bhavana Pandey, Neelam Kothari Soni, and Seema Sajdeh dropped heart and heart-eye emojis on the post. Also, Neelam went on to add the Happy anniversary wish for the filmy couple. Besides them, Neetu Kapoor, designer Farah Khan Ali, Chunky Pandey, Sophie Choudry among others also shared their lovely wishes on the post. For the unversed, Maheep Kapoor is a model turned jewellery designer. On the entertainment front, she is expected to soon kick start work on the third season of Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives with Bhavana Pandey, Neelam Kothari, and Seema Sajdeh. Besides that, she has also been toying with the idea of starting her own show on cosmetics surgery. Also Read : Inside the Dubai birthday bash of Sanjay Kapoor: Maheep Kapoor shares photos of food and fun with family

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 7:25 pm

Kristen Stewart named youngest-ever Berlin film fest jury chief

Festival chiefs Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian called the star of Spencer and the Twilight movies one of the most talented and multi-faceted actors of her generation.

The New Indian Express 9 Dec 2022 7:23 pm

Randeep Hooda profoundly calls Sarson Ka Khet as THE TRUE ESSENCE of Punjab

Actor Randeep Hooda, is set to bring an intense and authentic story from Punjab with his upcoming crime thriller series `CAT`

Mid Day 9 Dec 2022 7:05 pm

Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar's Hyderabad restaurant finally opens its doors to public | PHOTOS

Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar-owned restaurant in Hyderabad,Minerva Coffee Shop, is now open to the public. Namrata shared the happy news on social media and posted some photos from their new hangout place on Instagram. The images showed the nighttime view of the place from outside and in other stills, Namrata lit up diyas at the venue marking an auspicious opening for her cafe. After Mahesh Babu's father, Superstar Skrishna died on November 15, the news of the restaurantopening will surely put a smile on the face of the fans of the Telugu actor.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 6:47 pm

'KGF' actor Krishna G Rao passes away

Reportedly, the actor was at a relatives place when he complained of breathing congestion and was rushed to the hospital. He was reportedly admitted to ICU for a lung infection.

The New Indian Express 9 Dec 2022 6:47 pm

India Lockdown to Pad Man: Five hard hitting films to watch on OTT that will stun you with reality check

Cinema has the potential to tell stories about people from all walks of life. They pay attention to people's challenges, accomplishments, and overall lives. Amid the commercial popular entertainment, there are certain films that portray the harsh reality behind the glitter and splendour. They encourage us to pursue our dreams and strive harder every day; they give us a message to live life to the fullest, and that is exactly what we like in them. Let's take a look at some of the best films that have left an indelible impression on audiences!

India TV 9 Dec 2022 6:45 pm

Daniel Craig joins Luca Guadagninos feature adaptation of Queer

William S. Burroughs novel Queer was published in 1985 through written between 1951 and 1953

The Hindu 9 Dec 2022 6:38 pm

Bullet Dairies - Official Teaser

Bullet Dairies - Official Teaser

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 6:33 pm

Swasika draws flak for her statements on WCC and safety in film industry

I don't think anyone will be forcefully raped in this industry. I don't think we need organisations like WCC, the actorsaid ina recent interaction with a media outlet.

The New Indian Express 9 Dec 2022 6:29 pm

Har Har Mahadev OTT release: When, where to watch Sharad Kelkar starrer Marathi historical film

Starring Sharad Kelkar, the first Marathi pan-India film Har Har Mahadev is based on the epic battle of Pavan Khind.

DNA India 9 Dec 2022 6:27 pm

Bolly Buzz: Vicky Kasuhal-Katrina Kaif's first wedding anniversary; New 'Pathaan' song to be out soon

Bolly Buzz: Vicky Kasuhal-Katrina Kaif's first wedding anniversary; New 'Pathaan' song to be out soon

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 6:25 pm

Four games to play while waiting for GTA 6

Grand Theft Auto (GTA)is definitely one of the most played games on this planet. The game is loved by anyone who knows how to play it. Even the people who are bad at games love GTA. And there really isnt any other game on any platform that can actually replace the joy of this open-world [] The post Four games to play while waiting for GTA 6 appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

NorthEast Now 9 Dec 2022 6:09 pm

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs: Jeetendra recalls on how Sridevi would help him with dancing; says, She would practice with me as many times as needed

Zee TVs Sa Re Ga Ma Pa is the one of the longest-running singing reality shows that has been ruling the hearts of audiences for almost three decades. While the show concentrated on experienced singers, giving an equally big platform to young singing prodigies is Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs and now, it is in its ninth season. With Shankar Mahadevan, Anu Malik, and Neeti Mohan as their judges who guide them and Bharti Singh as the host, the show currently has top 10 contestants competing for the trophy. And now as a treat to fans, this weekend will see veteran superstars Govinda and Jeetendra gracing the special episode of The Dancing Heroes where the latter spoke about his co-star Sridevi. While all the contestants gave some outstanding performances this week, it seems that contestant Rafa and Prajyots performance to the songs Taki o Taki ( Himmatwala - 1983) and O Lal Dupatte Wali ( Aankhen - 1993) that will make the special guests go aww. In fact, recalling the time he shot Himmatwala with the late Sridevi, Jeetendra will also revealing an interesting anecdote about the film. He mentioned, Sridevi was a great artist. I still remember, whenever I used to rehearse with her, she would get all the steps immediately. On the other hand, I needed at least six to seven rehearsals. To make it easier for her, I used to tell her that I will practice with the choreographer, but she was so humble and kind that she insisted on doing the practice with me as many times as needed to get the steps right. That was the kind of respect she gave. For the unversed, Jitendra and Sridevi have acted together in almost 16 films which includes Mawaali , Tohfa , Suhagan , Ghar Sansar , and Aulad , among others besideds Himmatwala . As for the show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs airs on Saturdays and Sundays at 9 pm on Zee TV. Also Read : Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs: Legendary singer Mukeshs son Nitin Mukesh opens up about his father taking a loan from a vegetable vendor

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 6:08 pm

Reese Witherspoon to return as Tracy Flick for 'Election' sequel

According to the entertainment website The Hollywood Reporter, AlexanderPayne will be returning to direct and will also write the sequel along with Jim Taylor.

The New Indian Express 9 Dec 2022 6:02 pm

State Bus - Official Trailer

State Bus - Official Trailer

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 5:51 pm

Karisma Kapoor in Payal Khandwalas handwoven co-ordinated set is perfect outfit for intimate weddings

If you are a devoted fan of Karisma Kapoor's fashion, you are probably already aware of how much the star enjoys wearing ethnic clothing. She chooses an Indian number without hesitation, whether she is travelling or attending a red-carpet event. You can clearly see Kapoor's preference for designer kurtas and sharara sets with elaborate embroidery if you closely examine her style files. Additionally, her taste in hues and patterns guarantees that her clothing is constantly diverse. The actor never fails to provide her followers a brand-new appearance to include on their inspiration boards. We're all in favour of wearing vibrant colours in winter, whether it's for a wedding, puja, or just a casual breakfast with your friends. Karisma Kapoor's most recent outfit is one you should save if you need styling tips for bold colours. Karisma has a variety of styles, from elegant to traditional. She alternates between layered looks and color-blocked desi looks, which offers the outfit a whole new cause to be admired. Karisma's most recent outfit was a Payal Khandwala handwoven coordinated set that included a wide-leg, high-waisted silk brocade pair of pants and an ivory fitted sleeveless waistcoat with a V-neckline and pockets. The Bollywood actress added colour to her look by finishing it off with a hot pink coat. All of Karisma's jewellery was eliminated except for a pair of small stud earrings. She made her lips seem nice with nude or a light shade of pink, and styled her hair into a sleek look for glam options. She also let her eyes pop with some shimmering pigment and eyeliner. Meanwhile, on work front, Karisma was seen in Zee5 web-series Mentalhood and she will next be seen in web series Brown opposite Helen and Surya Sharma. SUMMARY OF LOOK DETAILS: ACTRESS: Karisma Kapoor OUTFIT: Payal Khandwala View this post on Instagram A post shared by Karisma Kapoor (@therealkarismakapoor) Also Read: Karisma Kapoor exudes glamourous vibes in blue thigh high slit gown for her weekend shoot

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 5:48 pm

High Flyers 50 Global Achievers Awards: Arun Govil, archer Komalika Bari and others bestowed with honour

The 3rd edition ofHigh Flyers 50 Global Achievers Awards was organised on December 5at The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake.Global individuals of different nationalities were honored for their remarkable achievements in various fields.Lord Rami Ranger, a Member of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom was theChief Guest. Bollywood celebrity Preeti Jhangiani conferred all the winners with the honour. The event was hosted by actor Aman Verma who shared the stage with popular personalities and talked about their achievements. Some notable awardees at the High Flyers 50 Global Achievers ceremony includedKomalika Bari. She is only the third Indian player to win the world title at the Tata Archery Academy's Cadet World Youth Archery Championships.Arun Govil, the popular actor who played the character of Lord Ram in Ramanand Sagars TV series Ramayan andentrepreneur and business leader Rohit Chadda co-founder offood ordering platform foodpanda.com, was also awarded for contributions in respective fields.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 5:48 pm

Vijay Deverakonda sets the internet on fire; treats fans with a glimpse of his new look

Vijay Deverakonda is a superstar who has ruled over the hearts of the masses. His killer looks and magnetic aura make girls go crazy behind him who just can't resist expressing their love for him. While the lover boy has a distinct charm among his huge fan base, he is now here with a dapper look while leaving his fans guessing if it's for his next. While taking to his social media, the superstar shared a hot and stunning picture as he is fully decked up in his rugged avatar. While this new killer look left his fans guessing if it is for his next film, they were seen showering their love in the comment section. As we scroll down the comment section, the comments read, okay control your emotions hinaaaa, The only face which neither gets old nor bored, and how can this guy be this addictive?? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Vijay Deverakonda (@thedeverakonda) Recently, the actor made headlines when ED questioned him for 12 hours in the Liger money laundering case. As per a report by NDTV, Vijay told media, By getting popularity, there will be few troubles and side effects. It is an experience, it's life. I did my duty when I was called, I came and answered the questions. They did not call me again, in a statement. On the work front, Vijay has grabbed some great deals in the brand world. Apart from this, he will be seen in Kushi co-starring Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Apart from this, he also has Jana Gana Mana in his kitty. Also Read: Vijay Deverakonda questioned for 12 hours by ED amid Liger controversy; says by getting popularity, there will be few troubles and side effects

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 5:38 pm

Bigg Boss 16: Salman Khan opens exit doors for MC Stan; did the rapper walk out?

Bigg Boss 16: After two weeks of no eliminations, the time has come for one of the nominated contestants to leave the BB house. This week's nominated contestants are Tina, Sumbul, Nimrit and MC Stan. Now, viewers are waiting with bated breath to see whose journey in the house will come to an end. While the episode is about to air, the makers have released a new promo. The clip shows MC Stan requesting a voluntary exit.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 5:38 pm

A Round Up Of How Deepika And Ranveer Lit Up This Cirkus Event

Ranveer Singh referred to Deepika Padukone as queen of my life during the event

NDTV 9 Dec 2022 5:32 pm

Yash-Radhika Pandit complete 6 years of marriage; latter calls their companionship magical yet real

Popular South actor Yash, who played a key role in the KGF franchise, celebrated his 6th wedding anniversary with his wife Radhika Pandit on December 9. Though the actor is not an avid social media user, his wife Radhika Pandit often shared photos of the duo. As it was their 6th wedding anniversary, Radhika took to her verified social media handle and shared a bunch of photos, featuring the couple. In the first and second pictures, the couple can be seen giving a romantic pose for the click. Meanwhile, in the third photo, they can be seen offering prayers together. In the later pictures, both are seen on a romantic getaway. On the other hand, the last picture showed the couple sitting inside their house in their casual outfits and playing a board game. The much-in-love couple looked stunning together. Instagramming the photo, Radhika gave it a loved-filled caption, which read, This is us.. we can be a lil filmy, a lil playful, a lil religious, a lil serious but a lot REAL.. Thank you for making these six years of married life with u magical yet Real (red-heart emoticon) Happy Anniversary. Love you. In no time, fans started showering love on the post and wishing the couple in the comments section. Happy anniversary to the most cutest couple, wrote a fan while another called them most adorable couple. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Radhika Pandit (@iamradhikapandit) For the unversed, Naveen Kumar Gowda aka Yash and Radhika met on the sets of a television show titled Nandagokula and fell in love with each other. After dating for a while, they tied the knot on December 9, 2016. The duo is also parents to two wonderful kids, Ayra and Yatharv. Coming to Yashs professional front, the 36-year-old actor was last seen in the second instalment of the KGF franchise. Ever since the release of the film, he did not announce any of his upcoming projects, so far. Also Read: KGF star Yash meets Lewis Hamilton; internet goes berserk

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 5:32 pm

Basil Josephwins best director for 'Minnal Murali' at Asian Academy Creative Awards 2022

The 32-year-old director said he feels proud to be a part of the Malayalam film industry and to represent India on an international stage.

The New Indian Express 9 Dec 2022 5:28 pm

Shatrughan Sinha Birthday: 7 lesser-known facts about Bollywood`s `Shotgun`

Fondly called as the Bihari Babu of Bollywood, the veteran star is celebrating his 77thbirthday today. As the superstar turns a year older today, let us take a look at some of the lesser-known facts about the actor turned politician, Shatrughan Sinha.

Mid Day 9 Dec 2022 5:15 pm

Ranveer's Fave Avatar Of Deepika Is...

Deepika Padukone's Lady Singham swag walk was not the only Current Laga that the media experienced at the song launch of Rohit Shetty's Cirkus.

Rediff 9 Dec 2022 5:14 pm

This cute photo of Harshvarrdhan with Sonam`s baby, `Vayu` will melt your heart!

On Friday, the Raanjhanaa actor delighted her fans and netizens with an adorable photo of her little munchkin, Vayu and her brother, actor Harshvarrdhan Kapoor.

Mid Day 9 Dec 2022 5:07 pm

12 Tollywood actresses & their educational backgrounds

Hyderabad: South Indian film industry is undoubtedly one of the biggest and most popular film industries of India, thanks to the larger-than-life movies that manage to send ripples among audiences. Fans craze for south actors is so much so that they are eager to know each and every detail about their favorite star, both from Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News , Technology , Entertainment , Sports , Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels. You can also download our app for Android and iOS .

The Siasat Daily 9 Dec 2022 4:49 pm

Raa Raa Penimiti - Motion Poster

Raa Raa Penimiti - Motion Poster

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 4:30 pm

When legendary lyricist Gulzar cracked up a nervous Divya Dutta

When legendary lyricist Gulzar cracked up a nervous Divya Dutta

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 4:29 pm

Giraftaar - Official Trailer

Giraftaar - Official Trailer

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 4:27 pm

Shehnaaz Gill gets trolled for her rude behaviour: 'Itna attitude kiss baat ka'

Shehnaaz Gill gets trolled for her rude behaviour: 'Itna attitude kiss baat ka'

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 4:25 pm

Katrina's steal-worthy looks in mini dresses

Katrina Kaif has us swooning over her chic mini dresses

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 4:21 pm

Photos: Neha looked like an angel of beauty in a multicoloured lehenga, See her beautiful pics here...

Bhojpuri actress Neha Malik's popularity has increased day by day. These days Neha Malik is enjoying Himachal Pradesh Neha Malik arrived in her sister's wedding dressed up and attracted attention Neha became the queen of beauty in multicolored lehenga

Kalam Times 9 Dec 2022 4:17 pm

Ishaan on typical formula Bollywood films

Ishaan Khatter is slowly but steadily making his way up the success ladder in Bollywood with his choices of films and performances. He recently spoke about the changing taste of audiences when it comes to films.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 4:14 pm

Photos: Shanaya Kapoor goes braless in the latest photoshoot, See here...

The darling of the Kapoor family went braless, and crossed the limits by opening the button! Sanjay Kapoor's darling Shanaya Kapoor is often in the headlines. Even before her film debut, she is in limelight for her boldness. Shanaya will start her acting career with the film Bedhadak braless shanaya Kapoor crossed all limits of boldness

Kalam Times 9 Dec 2022 4:13 pm

Matt Damon and Casey Affleck to star in 'The Instigators'

The Ocean's Eleven co-actors will star as two thieves in the Apple Original.

The New Indian Express 9 Dec 2022 4:10 pm

`Fall` movie review: Dumbing Down of the Survival thriller

This film tacks on the contemporary by way of social media obsession and the overall experience also feels typically like a tik-tok / youtube generated one rather than a solid hard-earned thriller with vertiginous elements

Mid Day 9 Dec 2022 3:58 pm

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Netflix docuseries faces backlash; netizens say 'they are thankless'

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have been making waves on the internet because of their Netflix docuseries 'Harry & Meghan'. The first three-episodes of the series released on Thursday and received backlash for being 'thankless' toward the Uk royal family. Many believed that the couple exaggerated things in the series and used it as a chance to throw mud on the royals. None of the royal family members agreed to be interviewed for the series, which contains a number of revelations on the Harry-Meghan love story.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 3:41 pm

Taj music video out: Tahir Raj Bhasin takes Fatima Sana Shaikh on a drive in Ritviz's new romantic track

Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who has had a spectacular 2022 with three back-to-back releases - Ranjish Hi Sahi, Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhein and Looop Lapeta, shot for a new music video ' Taj ' along with the beautiful Fatima Sana Shaikh, composed and sung by music sensation Ritviz. Interestingly, Tahir dropped a hint of this collaboration with Fatima last week, by sharing an adorable image with her on his social media. Commenting on his experience of working with Fatima, an excited Tahir says, Working on Ritvizs latest romantic track opposite Fatima was such a fun experience. I have admired the diversity of her work from Dangal to Ludo and have watched her grow as an actor and a person over the years. This was our first time collaborating and our connection was instant, the minute we were in a frame together it was like we had been rehearsing for this song for weeks. He went on to speak about his co-star and asserted, Fatima has a fun sense of humour and is very comfortable in her own skin and as a result, all of the moments of laughter and play you see in the video are very real. We also share a bond over a common mentor in Nitesh Tiwari who directed both of us in Dangal and Chhichhore respectively. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tahir Raj Bhasin (@tahirrajbhasin) Sharing some more details of shooting the music video, Tahir adds, The song was shot in Panchgani and is set as a road trip. The treatment is very raw and we actually spent time driving around beautiful scenic lakes and forests often making us feel like it was a real trip. The song is shot by a young advertising crew and collaborating with director Ria Singh and DoP Krish Makhija was an exciting on-set experience. While signing off, he said, The idea was to keep it as authentic as possible and we had the most fun eating local vada pavs, waking up early to watch a sunrise by a lake and running for slo-mo shots during dusk. This was my first time shooting in Panchgani and I definitely plan to return for a road trip of my own. Also Read: Tahir Raj Bhasin shoots for a song with Fatima Sana Shaikh; shares a BTS picture featuring his cutie co-star

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 3:27 pm

PC feature in Harry & Meghan docuseries

The first three episodes of Harry & Meghan made their OTT debut yesterday. Many hated it, giving it a dismal one star, but quite a few also rated it a full five stars. It seemed surprising that so far there have been very few in between ratings.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 3:12 pm

How Dharmendra Celebrated His Birthday

Dharmendra celebrated his 87th birthday on December 8 with his family.

Rediff 9 Dec 2022 3:11 pm

Sonam shares pic of Vayu and Harshvardhan

Sonam Kapoor and husband Anand Ahuja became parents to a baby boy in August.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 2:45 pm

Sharmila cuts b'day cake with Taimur-Inaaya

Kareena Kapoor Khan treated fans with some lovely pictures of her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore, cutting her birthday cake with her grandkids Taimur Ali Khan and Inaaya Naumi Kemmu in Jaisalmer.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 2:45 pm

Vicky-Katrina did a photo shoot before marriage, see some special photos here

Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif are celebrating their first wedding anniversary today In the year 2021, both took seven rounds in royal style in Rajasthan. Katrina and Vicky's first meeting took place at Zoya Akhtar's house. This was disclosed by Vicky himself in Koffee with Karan. After this meeting, the process of meeting the two started slowly. After dating each other for a long time, both decided to get married.

Kalam Times 9 Dec 2022 2:39 pm

Himanshi Khurana opens up about her serious heart issue

Mumbai: Punjabi star Himanshi Khurana, who rose to fame post her stint in Salman Khan-hosted Indias biggest reality show Bigg Boss 13, recently opened up about the serious health issues that she faced. In her latest appearance on the Punjabi chat show Dil Diyan Gallan hosted by Sonam Bajwa, Himanshi spoke to about facing mental Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News , Technology , Entertainment , Sports , Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels. You can also download our app for Android and iOS .

The Siasat Daily 9 Dec 2022 2:31 pm

Hina Khan, Chandan Roy Sanyal to star in murder mystery `Shadyantra`

According to director Ganesh Yadav, `Shadyantra` is on the lines of a traditional Agatha Christie mystery but it also offers many layers

Mid Day 9 Dec 2022 2:25 pm

Fans react to Hrithik-Mahira's viral pic

Hrithik Roshan and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan recently met and interacted at the ongoing Red Sea International Film Festival and their picture from the event is going viral on the internet.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 2:10 pm

Allu Arjun's Multiplex is getting Ready

Allu Arjun's Multiplex is getting Ready:- Stylish Star Allu Arjun is one of the top

Andhra & Telangana Wishesh 9 Dec 2022 2:07 pm

Genelia D'Souza hops on to latest trend, grooves to 'Mera Dil Yeh Pukare Aaja' | Watch VIDEO

Bollywood actress Genelia D'Souza will be seen grooving on the latest version of the classic song 'Mera Dil Yeh Pukaare Aaja' originally sung by legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, which is currently trending on social media. She made her appearance on 'Indian Idol 13'. As the actress came along with her husband and actor Riteish Deshmukh to promote their upcoming film 'Ved', the actress added more elements of entertainment in the show by grooving to the remix in her own style. Riteish made his directorial debut with 'Ved'.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 2:05 pm

Hina Khan to make theatre debut with riveting murder mystery 'Shadyantra'

'Shadyantra', a star-studded edge-of-the-seat thriller packed with psychological intrigue is all set to blow your mind. Woven around primary human impulses of greed, ambition, self-preservation and revenge, it stars Hina Khan, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Kunaal Roy Kapur in key roles. It will be Hina Khan's debut in theatre. The teleplay narrates the story of a married couple, Rohan Tiwari and Natasha Malhotra Tiwari. Natasha is the heiress of a construction company but leads a contented life far removed from business intrigue. Then a shocking murder changes Natasha's life forever and investigating police officer Mohan Khanna arrives to solve the mystery. This murder mystery is all set to be on-air at Tata Play Theatre on 18th December. It will also be available on Zee5.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 2:02 pm

Rashmika Mandanna responds about a ban in Kannada Films

Rashmika Mandanna responds about a ban in Kannada Films:- Kannada beauty Rashmika Mandanna has no

Andhra & Telangana Wishesh 9 Dec 2022 1:53 pm

Assams unique theatre festival Under the Sal Tree from Dec 15

Guwahati: The 13th edition of the Under the Sal Tree theatre festival will start from December 15 for three days at Badungduppa Kalakendra at Rampur in lower Assams Goalpara district. This unique theatre festival is held every year in the middle of the Sal tree plantation. It is organized completely under natural settings with [] The post Assams unique theatre festival Under the Sal Tree from Dec 15 appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

NorthEast Now 9 Dec 2022 1:42 pm

Darshan trolled for nasty remarks, 'when goddess of luck knocks on your door, drag her'

Darshan trolled for nasty remarks, 'when goddess of luck knocks on your door, drag her'

India Today 9 Dec 2022 1:41 pm

Hansika Motwani cooks halwa for her 'pehli rasoi', hubby Sohael Khaturiya is all hearts

Hansika Motwani cooks halwa for her 'pehli rasoi', hubby Sohael Khaturiya is all hearts

India Today 9 Dec 2022 1:40 pm

Janhvi's swimsuit pictures from Maldives

It's almost like young Bollywood stars have been appointed ambassadors of Maldives tourism. The latest pictures from Maldives are from everyones favourite Janhvi Kapoor, who has posed in a set of captivating pictures on a hammock, facing the tranquil sea with the caption, Messy hair, iridescent skies, salty winds and an endless ocean, followed by a Cupid emoji.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 1:34 pm

Katrina And Vicky Wished Each Like This On First Anniversary

Happy one year of marriage to us, wrote Vicky Kaushal

NDTV 9 Dec 2022 1:17 pm

'Maidaan' trailer to be out this Christmas

At the moment, Ajay Devgn is riding high on the success of 'Drishyam 2' as the film as crossed Rs 187 crore at the box-office.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 1:16 pm

Manushi Chhillar flies to Qatar to fulfil her dream of watching Lionel Messi at FIFA World Cup

Manushi Chhillar, who is neck deep prepping for her yet unannounced big film, has taken a few days off and flown to Qatar to fulfil her dream of watching the talismanic Argentinian icon Lionel Messi play at the FIFA World Cup! Manushi reveals, Its always been my dream to witness Lionel Messi play in front of my eyes. Being an ardent fan of his, I have been planning all these years to get a glimpse of his genius on the football pitch. There is a lot of chatter that this could be his last football World Cup. Manushi has always supported Argentina because of Messi and she is thrilled to soak in the electrifying energy of watching a World Cup football match in a packed stadium. She says, Argentina is in the knockout stages right now and so there was no chance that I would miss seeing him play against the Netherlands which is a strong team! This is like a dream come true moment for me and I know I will be ecstatic to watch him play. The ethereally gorgeous actress adds, I am really looking forward to witnessing the atmosphere and the euphoria of the stadium and cheering for Messi through the match! Most importantly this year, the World Cup is closer and Im excited to witness the finals as well in person, instead of watching it on television like every other World Cup. On the work front, Manushi has just wrapped Tehran after her making her debut in Samrat Prithviraj opposite Akshay Kumar. Also Read: Manushi Chhillar makes heads turn in a sheer shimmery blue translucent gown Falguni & Shane peacock

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 1:11 pm

The Game Awards Winners 2022: The Full List, From Best Ongoing to Game of the Year

The Game Awards 2022 winners list: Elden Ring wins Game of the Year as God of War Ragnark gets six awards, the most of any game in 2022. Elsewhere at The Game Awards 2022, Stray won best indie game, Marvel Snap took best mobile game, Bayonetta 3 was awarded best action game, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope the best simulation or strategy game, and Gran Turismo 7 the ...

NDTV 9 Dec 2022 1:09 pm

Kartik Aaryan opens up on the prep for Freddy; says, The procedure was actually quite extensive

Watching ShashankaGhoshs Freddy one could see Kartik Aaryan transform into the traumatized dentist. Speaking on getting into character Kartik says, The procedure was actually quite extensive, not just to become Freddy physically but to think and behave like him, to get into the way he perceives things because obviously. Kartik admits he is nothing like Freddy. Freddy and Kartik are poles apart. From his body language that conveys his reserved personality with a hunch and less confident walk, to putting on about fourteen kgs of weight to show his disregard to his appearance, along with combing down my hair, and wearing spectacles, we worked on the look and feel of Freddy in detail. Kartik also watched a lot of film to prepare for Freddy. I watched a lot of thrillers to understand the psyche of Freddy, trained with real dentists in their clinic to be fluent with their procedures and moves. I tried to create a justifiable reason for every action and reaction that Freddy had. Shashanka (Ghosh director) sir and I sat together for hours at end to bring the correct vision of the character alive and I gave it my 100 percent to remove any traces of Kartik and to just be Dr. Freddy Ginwala. Kartik plays a complete loser in Freddy . How difficult was it for an actor as successful as Kartik to play a failure? An actor always has to make characters believable whether they are a loser in the film, a psychopath or even a killer, the audiences who are watching you, should forget the real you and enter the characters world. Kartik reveals he remained in character even when he was not shooting forShashankasfilm. With Freddy , I made sure that I do everything that the character is supposed to do. Even after the shot was done, I used to act like him, to the level that it actually took me a while to get out of his mind-set even after pack up on the set. I was sinking into the character on and off the camera to understand him better. For Kartik switching from Freddy to another character was a tough one. I remember when I had shot a schedule of Freddy and I had jumped to my next project Shehzada , and the films crew and my director Rohit Dhawan pointed out that there is a sudden change in my voice and the way I was speaking. Because I was so much into Freddys world, that I was not able to let it out from my system for a long time. Kartik is proud of Freddy . He might be a failure in the film, but the character has been a true winner in my journey for me, as an artiste. Also Read: Kartik Aaryan on Freddy, It was indeed a very tough character

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 1:07 pm

Manipur: Film archivist Johnson Rajkumar honoured with Champion of Film Heritage Award

IMPHAL: A film activist from Manipur has been honoured with the Champion of Film Heritage Award, at the ongoing Film Preservation and Restoration workshop in Mumbai. Thefilm archivist from Manipur Johnson Rajkumar was honoured for his contributions to the field of Manipuri film archiving. The professionally trained film archivist, Johnson received the award from David [] The post Manipur: Film archivist Johnson Rajkumar honoured with Champion of Film Heritage Award appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

NorthEast Now 9 Dec 2022 1:07 pm

Vicky Kaushal shares cozy pics with Katrina Kaif on first wedding anniversary: Time flies the most magical way

Bollywood lovebirds Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif are celebrating their first wedding anniversary today. The duo set off for a vacation to ring into their special day amid beautiful scenic views. While fans have been flooding social media with congratulatory wishes for the couple, Vicky Kaushal left them excited as he shared some unseen photos with his lady love. Wishing his wife Katrina kaif on the anniversary, the actor said, Time flies but it flies in the most magical way with you my love. Happy one year of marriage to us. I love you more than you can ever imagine!

India TV 9 Dec 2022 1:04 pm

Pia Bajpiee relates to Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Pia Bajpiee, who herself was diagnosed with Myositis, recently opened up about coping with her condition. The actress also confessed that she could relate to what Samantha Ruth Prabhu must be going through.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 1:02 pm

Janhvi Kapoor is the epitome of a beach babe as she enjoys the view of the waters of Maldives sporting a neon bikini

Holidays and winter in India unquestionably call for vacations. The greatest time to visit the beaches for languid, sun-drenched days is during the winter. Ice cold drinks, crystal-clear waves, and stylish beach accessories make for the ideal beach day! Janhvi Kapoor, who is now on holiday in the Maldives, is also providing a good example of beach attire. Janhvi Kapoor is a bonafide water baby. The actor frequently uses Instagram to provide brief glimpses into her carefree getaways, usually taken beachside and giving fans a peek into her world. She is leading the life she wants. She is obviously leaving her mark everywhere she goes, from the red carpet to the beach to the movies. What better way than the poolside to spend a relaxed back, pleasant time! Even if we might not be able to travel right now, it won't hurt to look at some peaceful vacation photos, huh? Actress Janhvi Kapoor is doing so as she spends her time in Maldives. The star has recently released new images of herself from Maldives relaxing on a net while watching the sunset while sporting a neon bikini. Her specific style consists of a solid neon triangle bikini that took things in a sensual direction. The star also shared a photo of her dishevelled hair, the limitless ocean, and the view from her cottage. She matched her high waist bottoms with her bikini. Sharing the pictures on Instagram on Friday, Janhvi wrote, Messy hair, iridescent skies, salty winds and an endless ocean. Her friend Orhan Awatramani reacted to her pics, saying, Mermaid hair dont care. Meanwhile, on work front, Janhvi was last seen in film Mili alongside Sunny Kaushal and Manoj pahwa. She will be next seen in Bawaal opposite Varun Dhawan and Mr.& Mrs. Mahi alongside Rajkummar Rao. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Janhvi Kapoor (@janhvikapoor) Also Read: Janhvi Kapoor is extending seasons greetings to everyone while donning a black bodycon dress with sparkling accents

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 12:43 pm

Sharmila Tagore's Birthday Celebrations With Kareena-Saif And Family

Saba Ali Khan shared pictures from the festivities

NDTV 9 Dec 2022 12:33 pm

Glowing mama Neha drops new pics with Guriq

Angad Bedi and Neha Dhupias second child Guriq recently turned one. Proud papa Angad clicked lovely pictures of mother and son. Both were dressed in white Neha teeming up her white dress with black footwear and Guriq sporting blue shorts with his white t-shirt.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 12:12 pm

Guneet's wedding invite has a DDLJ connect

After penning a sweet note about how Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge influenced her idea of romance ahead of her wedding with Sunny Kapoor, producer Guneet Monga has now shared a photo of her wedding invitation and that too has a special DDLJ connect!

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 12:08 pm

Aamir Khan to take a year's break from acting; says 'I have been working for a long time, so now...'

Superstar Aamir Khan on Thursday said he will be returning to acting after a year and would like to spend time with his family while away from the big screen. Khan, whose last theatrical release Laal Singh Chaddha opened to mixed reviews and poor box office collections, will be seen in a special role in the upcoming movie Salaam Venky.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 11:49 am

Review: Harry & Meghan Season 1 - 3/5

Part One of the documentary focuses on how invasive media have altered their lives. Certainly, Harry's mother, Diana, died prematurely, and the paparazzi played a significant role in her death, but as public figures, this will remain an inherent part of their existence, and there is no getting around it.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 11:45 am

Hrithik Roshan's dance on Ek Pal Ka Jeena to pics with Jackie Chan, actor steals the show at Red Sea Festival

Hrithik Roshan impressed all with his appearance at the Red Sea Festival in Jeddah. The Bollywood superstar looked dashing to the T as he walked the red carpet in a classic black suit with a bow tie. For his second look, he chose another black blazer with matching trousers and a plain white t-shirt under it. At the International film festival, Hrithik gave his fans multiple moments to fall for him a little more.

India TV 9 Dec 2022 11:41 am

Shoaib breaks silence on divorce with Sania

Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza have been hitting headlines more for their divorce rumours than for their reality talk show. The couple has been tight-lipped about their separation and legal issues are reportedly stopping them from making it official.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2022 11:31 am

Ananya Panday brightened our day with her sun-kissed photos dressed in white top and pleated mini skirt

Look through Bollywood divas' Instagram accounts for what's a better day or a fantastic occasion to shoot a sun-kissed photo, you will never be disappointed. A picture of them in the sun not only brightens the day but also pleases their fans who may have been hoping to get a peek of their favourite actors. Ananya Panday is undoubtedly the actress with the talent for spotting locations that are just right for sun-kissed pictures. Ananya attracts interest with her social media posts in addition to generating talk about her forthcoming ventures. She is highly active on Instagram. Being an active social media user, she constantly posting her lovely selfies, amazing pics from photoshoots, holiday photos and even her family moments. The Khali Peeli actress is quite fond of sun-kissed photos. She frequently posts her captivating, sun-kissed pictures. Speaking of that, Ananya's once again shared a lovely image that will leave you in wonder of her beauty. Ananya Panday never fails to deliver a stunning style statement no matter what. Although she is someone who believes in having a more natural style, the actress equally likes experimenting with her outfits as well as makeup when appropriate. Ananya just uploaded a sweet photo to Instagram. In it, she can be seen dressed in a white tank top and brown pleated mini skirt while showcasing her ever-glowing natural skin and exuding confidence. Here, the sun's rays served as the ideal accoutrement. However, she just put a nude glossy hue on her lips to somewhat enhance her appearance. Her hair looked wonderful as it was let open and unfettered. She captioned her post as I want a Sunday kind of love Meanwhile, on the work front, Ananya was last seen in film Liger opposite Vijay Deverkonda. She will next star in Kho Gaye Hum Kahan opposite Siddhant Chaturvedi and Adarash Gourav. She also has Dream Girl 2 starring Aayushmann Khurrana in works. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ananya ???????? (@ananyapanday) Also Read: Fashion Face Off: Pooja Hegde or Ananya Panday, who styled the red Arpita Mehta saree better?

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 11:27 am

Janhvi Kapoor sets internet on fire in neon-yellow bikini, photos go viral

In the Maldives, Janhvi Kapoor is now on vacation. The actor has recently uploaded new images of herself relaxing on a net.

DNA India 9 Dec 2022 11:27 am

Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone`s `Besharam Rang` from `Pathaan` on Monday

As revealed by Siddharth Anand earlier, the makers of Pathaan are trying to keep the plot of this action entertainer a secret

Mid Day 9 Dec 2022 11:17 am

Inside the home of Akshay Kumar: From a sea-facing lawn to iconic sculptures, the actors house is nothing less than a dream

For the first time ever, Akshay Kumar introduced social media users to lavish and luxurious home in Mumbai. We all have seen bits and pieces of his residence in his and his wife Twinkle Khannas posts. But for the first time ever, we got a sneak peek into his living room, the massive lawn at the entrance and a glimpse of the sea-facing backyard. The video posted by the superstar is for introducing his new collection of apparel brand Force IX. The video kicks off with Akshay Kumar confessing that it is the first time he decided to host an interview inside his house as he always to do it outside his residence. As he introduces audiences about his new venture, the superstar also takes us through the living room which is filled with art, paintings, and even unique sculptures. The video also showcases a beautiful lawn landscape design with ample seating and a massive Ganesha idol can be seen at the entrance. As the actor takes us to his wardrobe in the bedroom, we also get a sneak peek of the sea-facing backyard, where the actor is often seen exercising in the morning. Coming to his wardrobe, he introduces his apparel brand Force IX as comfort wear which also comprises of casual wear like tees, hoodies, and sweatpants. The actor also spoke about how he loves wearing such simple clothes and loves to spend time in them because of how comfortable he feels in them. Introducing the brand, the actor also posted a note on the caption saying, #ForceIX mera soon to be launched fashion brand hain, jisse humne bahot dil se banaya hain. Its truly #EngineeredWithEmotion ?? Get to know @forceixofficial a little better through this video. (My ForceIX is a soon to be launched fashion brand, I have made with all my heart). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) Meanwhile, on the film front, Akshay Kumar has Selfiee with Emraan Hashmi, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan with Tiger Shroff, Startup , among others in the pipeline. The actor also recently posted his Shivaji Raje look from the Marathi film Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat , directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, in which he will be seen in a cameo. Also Read : Akshay Kumar to make a brief cameo in Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale Saat as Shivaji Maharaj

Bollywood Hungama 9 Dec 2022 11:01 am