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Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha's Egypt trip is all about work and fun; see photos

Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal, the 'it couple' of Bollywood are in Egypt, chilling by the sea and enjoying the sunrises. The duo has been on a sharing spree and keeping their fans posted about their oh-so-cool trip. Dressed in a kaftan, Richa is all-things-chic on her mini work vacation. Take a look! Ali Fazal too showed off his dapper side in trendy jackets. From a ferry tour to enjoying the Egyptian sun kissing their morning faces, Richa and Ali have been enjoying every bit of it. View this po

30 Oct 2020 10:07 am
Abhishek Bachchan and Inayat Verma will steal your hearts in Netflix's Ludo

The bond between a father and a daughter is pure and precious, and we get to see the beautiful yet unlikely relationship between a young girl and a man who will do anything to protect her. In Netflix's upcoming multi-starrer film, Ludo, Abhishek Bachchan and Inayat Verma give you a peek into this bond that is charming, hilarious and endearing, all rolled into one. Abhishek and Inayat bonded from the very first day of the shoot, sharing some beautiful moments on screen and off it. Abhishek treate

30 Oct 2020 8:54 am
Ameesha Patel after her Bihar visit: I could have been raped and killed

Ameesha Patel, who was canvassing in Bihar for candidate Prakash Chandra, has accused him of ill-treating her. The actor alleged that the trip was a nightmare and that he hreatened her and team members. Chandra is contesting from the Obra assembly constituency. Patel has reportedly said that she was scared for her safety. In an interview with India Today , Ameesha Patel shared, I was so scared for my life and for the team of people that were with me that I had no choice but to quietly play alon

30 Oct 2020 8:43 am
Harshvardhan Rane opens up on his break-up with Kim Sharma: I would like to blame my DNA

A lot has been spoken about the unfortunate break-up of Harshvardhan Rane and Kim Sharma. The duo, who had seemed quite serious about each other parted ways over a year ago. They, however, remained tight-lipped about their breakup. But now, Harshvardhan has finally broken his silence on it. The actor has blamed his DNA for the breakup. Talking to Times Now , the actor said, What went wrong is my DNA. It is clear that I was single for the last 12 years. There has to be a reason for sure because n

30 Oct 2020 8:30 am
Diwali 2021 release for Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham's Pathan?

It has been a while since Shah Rukh Khan made his way to the celluloid but after a hiatus of over two years, the actor is all set to be back in action and on the sets. The first film in his future repertoire happens to Yash Raj Films' tentatively titled Pathan, directed by War fame Siddharth Raj Anand. This action-potboiler also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. Just like War, this film is also expected to explore the grand side of filmmaking with luscious locales, eye-watering camerawork

30 Oct 2020 8:25 am
Kriti Kharbanda: Every birthday is special but don't want to count this year due to the pandemic

Kriti Kharbanda is brimming with mixed emotions as she turns 30. She celebrated her 30th birthday on October 29 and the date was all the more special because she also had the release of her film, Taish. She has been a part of films like Raaz Reboot, Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana, Housefull 4, and Pagalpanti. In an interview with Hindustan Times , when asked about her plans and what her birthday wish was, she said, My birthday wish is that we get a vaccine soon and the world can be corona free. And we

30 Oct 2020 8:24 am
Ajay Devgn on Chhalaang: I think the whole script is very inspirational

One of the most awaited films of the year, Chhalaang is all set to release exclusively on Amazon Prime Video and the trailer was recently unveiled. The film has created a buzz not just among adults but even kids for the inspirational storyline and how the film has created a nostalgia about the days where one would never miss a chance to sprint across the grounds. Producer Ajay Devgn shares why one must not miss out on a film like Chhalaang and how the film is going to have a positive impact on t

30 Oct 2020 8:15 am
Randeep Hooda and Ileana D'Cruz' virtual script session looks fun

Since the Coronavirus pandemic is far from over and the lockdown restrictions continue to prevail, actors are talking all the precautions to stay safe. And this was the reason why Randeep Hooda and Ileana D'Cruz had a virtual script session for their upcoming social comedy, Unfair N Lovely. Taking to her Instagram account, Cruz shared a picture where they both could be seen having a good laugh as they prepped for their project and read the script together. Have a look at the post right here:

30 Oct 2020 8:08 am
Bhavana Pandey wishes daughter Ananya Panday happy birthday; digs out her childhood picture

Ananya Panday is just two years old in the industry and has tasted success because of all the hard work she puts into her character which is visible on-screen. With every project, she has brought a fresh new avatar on-screen. As Ananya is all ready-and-steady to blow the candles of her 22nd birthday, her mother, Bhavana Panday can't keep calm! Bhavana Panday is just as excited and has been sharing a series of super cute images of Ananya Panday's childhood. Bhavana shared yet another adorable pic

30 Oct 2020 7:57 am
Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari: Fatima Sana Shaikh shares nostalgia of the '90s

As much as she has enjoyed the quiet that Dharamshala offered her over the past two months, Fatima Sana Shaikh is itching to return to Mumbai in time for the release of Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari. Admitting that she missed watching films on the big screen during the lockdown, the actor has only one item on her to-do list. I am tired of watching films on a laptop, and will go to the theatre to watch the movie, she declares. The Manoj Bajpayee and Diljit Dosanjh starrer is set to be the first Bollywood

30 Oct 2020 7:02 am
Kriti Kharbanda celebrated birthday by sponsoring education of 30 girls

Actress Kriti Kharbanda, who turned a year older on Wednesday, has decided to gift education of 30 girls on her special day. Kriti will sponsor the education for these girls through her association with an NGO that works at educating the girl child. Our world is facing a major health crisis and the last couple months has been a testing time for all of us. I feel this is just my way of spreading a little bit of happiness to those who really are in need. Unfortunately due to current pandemic, I wi

29 Oct 2020 6:29 pm
Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani-starrer Laxmmi Bomb will now be called 'Laxmii'

After a lot of excitement and anticipation, the trailer of Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani's Laxmmi Bomb was dropped online recently. The trailer managed to impress the audience with its horror-comedy. Akshay Kumar's transgender character has also created quite a buzz. Today, the film directed by Raghava Lawrence went for its censor certificate, and post the screening, the makers had a discussion with CBFC. Keeping in mind and respecting the sentiments of its viewers, the producers of the film, Sh

29 Oct 2020 4:21 pm
Pippa: Ishaan Khatter, Mrunal Thakur, Priyanshu Painyuli to star in war drama

Makers of the upcoming 1971 war film Pippa on Thursday introduced the star cast of the film which includes actors Ishaan Khatter, Mrunal Thakur, Soni Razdan, and Priyanshu Painyuli. Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the update about the cast of the film. STAR CAST FINALIZED... #IshaanKhatter, #MrunalThakur, #PriyanshuPainyuli and #SoniRazdan to star in #Pippa... 1971 war film, tweeted Adarsh. STAR CAST FINALIZED... #IshaanKhatter , #MrunalThakur , #PriyanshuPain

29 Oct 2020 3:47 pm
Sara Ali Khan is back in action on social media

After Sara Ali Khan was questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau about the drug nexus in Bollywood, she had kept herself away from Instagram. Now, over a month later, she is back on the social networking platform. Khan shared the news that she had begun promotions for David Dhawan's Coolie No 1, co-starring Varun Dhawan. The two did a photoshoot and also shot for The Kapil Sharma Show. View this post on Instagram Think Pink #coolieno1 with my #herono1 @varundvn : @kapilcharaniya A post sha

29 Oct 2020 3:18 pm
Bobby Deol, Sanya Malhotra, Vikrant Massey-starrer Love Hostel to go on floors in early 2021

Set against the pulsating backdrop of rustic North India, Love Hostel traces the volatile journey of a spirited young couple, being hunted by a ruthless mercenary. The star-crossed lovers take on the entire world in search of their fairytale ending. This is a tale of survival in the game of power, money and principles with mayhem and bloodshed. We're excited to present our next film with @DrishyamFilms , #LoveHostel - a story about a spirited young couple on the run! Starring @sanyamalhotra07 ,

29 Oct 2020 12:38 pm
Neha Kakkar's bachelorette celebration was all things glittery; see photos

Neha Kakkar tied the knot with ger beau Rohanpreet Singh on October 24, 2020. Ever since the wedding festivities have begun, the singer, along with her social media influencer husband, has been on a photo-sharing spree. From giving us a glimpse of her wedding festivities to their proposal, Neha and Rohanpreet have been giving us little hints of their much-celebrated relationship since October. View this post on Instagram Bachelorette celebrations for #nehakakkar .. though it was supposed to b

29 Oct 2020 12:17 pm
Kunal Kemmu's new tattoo took 4 years to complete

Actor Kunal Kemmu is a tattoo lover and he recently visited a tattoo studio to complete a four-year-old tattoo. On Wednesday, Kunal took to Instagram and posted a few pictures and a video to flaunt the tattoo, which has the face of a tiger with hyper-realistic details on his calf muscles. It's finally completed. I never posted this tattoo since it wasn't complete even though I've had it since 2016 ..But finally after almost about 30 hours split over an average of 6 hours per session it's done an

29 Oct 2020 12:10 pm
Playing safe! Randeep Hooda takes COVID-19 test before he starts shooting for Unfair and Lovely

On Wednesday, Randeep Hooda took a COVID-19 test as a precautionary measure before beginning the shoot of Unfair and Lovely. Writer Balwinder Singh Janjua's directorial debut goes on floors in Haryana today. After wrapping up the dubbing of Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai, he was prepping for the comedy, co-starring Ileana D'Cruz. Hope all goes well, said Hooda as this is his first shoot in the new normal. Unfair and Lovely is a rib-tickling comedy that grapples with India's unrelenting obsession w

29 Oct 2020 10:00 am
Sonakshi Sinha: Want to be the heroine you can picture in any kind of film

Now that the lockdown has finally been eased, Bollywood is slowly but surely coming back on track. Shoots have resumed in full force and we've started seeing celebrities step out of home ready and raring to start filming. Sonakshi Sinha, too, can't wait to resume work. In a recent interview, the Akira actress spoke about wanting to go back to work, post the lockdown, and how Dabangg helped establish her as the quintessential commercial heroine. Speaking to Hindustan Times , Sonakshi said, I am i

29 Oct 2020 9:26 am
Netflix rolls out trailer of 'The White Tiger' starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Netflix has rolled out the first trailer for 'The White Tiger' starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas which is based on a novel with the same name. 'The White Tiger', written by Aravind Adiga, explores India's class struggle and is told from the perspective of Balram, a lower-class citizen who becomes a chauffeur for a rich landlord and his wife. As it moves ahead, the lives of the characters' changes with a shocking twist of events. It also explores the themes of poverty, corruption and class in India.

29 Oct 2020 8:43 am
Pulkit Samrat sports a unique salt and pepper hairstyle for Taish

Pulkit Samrat has starred in an array of different films and proved that he is the master of versatile roles. And he is back again with a suave new look in Taish with an eye catching hairstyle. A very different style for Pulkit, his character Sunny has a salt and pepper look created by the master hairstylist Aalim Hakim. Aalim is a master of his craft and has previously worked with the likes of Varun Dhawan, Hrithik Roshan and Vicky Kaushal, Ishaan Khatter to name a few. He is best known for his

29 Oct 2020 8:38 am
Krishna Shroff shares throwback picture with Jackie Shroff, misses her cycling days

Ever since the lockdown has begun due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, a lot of lives have come to a standstill. Even though some celebrities from the Hindi film industry have got back to work, things are far away from what they used to be. Amid this, Bollywood celebrities have been sharing their throwback pictures and videos to keep their fans entertained. Krishna Shroff, who's already very popular on social media because of her fitness videos and gorgeous posts, now has become a part of tha

29 Oct 2020 8:35 am
Preity Zinta: Good days give you happiness, bad days give you experience

Preity Zinta has all the reasons to be elated and jubilant as her IPL team Kings XI Punjab has embarked on a journey to victory after being at the bottom of the table in the initial stages. Ever since The Boss Chris Gayle has come back to the team, they have been winning matches one after another and have five consecutive victories behind them. Amid this, Zinta took out time to share some motivational thoughts on her Twitter account for her fans and they are surely going to inspire you. She shar

29 Oct 2020 8:15 am
Producer Shabina Khan on Laxmmi Bomb: Whatever had to go wrong to stop this journey has happened

Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani are gearing up for the horror-comedy Laxmmi Bomb that's all set to stream on Disney Plus Hotstar this Diwali. Talking about the journey of this film's making, Shabina Khan, one of the producers, says everything that could go wrong during the making happened and what the final nail in the coffin was. In an interview with Pinkvilla , she said, Laxmmi Bomb has been the toughest journey of my life. It took me 5 years to set it up - it had all kinds of issues, from getti

29 Oct 2020 8:04 am
Amitabh Bachchan's grandson Agastya Nanda makes Instagram debut, Suhana Khan reacts

Even though Suhana Khan was always on Instagram, she kept her account private for a while. It was only a few months back that she made her Instagram account public. And ever since then, she has been slaying in almost all her posts. And now, she welcomed someone on the platform rather unexpectedly. The person in question is Amitabh Bachchan's grandson and Shweta Bachchan Nanda's son Agastya Nanda. In one of his first Instagram posts, Suhana commented- Unfollowing. Have a look at the post right he

29 Oct 2020 8:00 am
Watch Video: Tiger Shroff does it again, lifts 220 kg weights, leaves fans in awe

Tiger Shroff became a very popular name in showbizz even before his debut in Bollywood in 2014, thanks to his acrobatic skills and athleticism. With his films, he has been plummeting the bad guys with effortless ease and always ensures to rip his shirt apart and leave his fans in awe with that gob-smacking torso. His videos on his Instagram account are no less than marveling. A fan-club of the actor recently took to its Instagram account and shared a video of Shroff from the gym where the actor

29 Oct 2020 7:59 am
Sangeen: Elnaaz Norouzi's second act with Nawazuddin Siddiqui after Sacred Games

Crying is hardly the reaction Nawazuddin Siddiqui would want to evoke in his leading ladies. But that's exactly what Iranian actor Elnaaz Norouzi did when she learnt that she had bagged a lead role opposite him in Sangeen. Days after director Jaideep Chopra announced the psychological thriller, Norouzi, talking to us from Germany, says, I have always wanted to concentrate on acting instead of doing dance numbers. After Sacred Games, I wished to work with Nawaz sir again because I learnt a lot fr

29 Oct 2020 7:07 am
Sonakshi Sinha on cyber harassment: They must know there will be consequences

Four months ago, Sonakshi Sinha would wake up to hateful social media messages every morning. While the actor left Twitter soon after, the episode made her take stock of the larger menace of cyber harassment, leading to the genesis of Ab Bas in July. Through the campaign that is supported by Mumbai police, Mission Josh and cyber expert Ritesh Bhatia, Sinha wants to encourage netizens to initiate strict action against online bullying. During the lockdown, we saw a marked rise in cases of online h

29 Oct 2020 7:03 am
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right - Ayush Khatri

Here is yet another story of a Mumbaikar who 8 years back stepped in Mumbai when he was 18 with dream in eyes and pocket full energy and enthusiasm to achieve. A dream to be the next dan Bilzerian a dream to become an actor. Mr. Ayush Khatri born on 1st February 1994 brought up in the city called Prayagraj formerly known as Allahabad. Prayagraj stands on the site of ancient Prayag, a holy city that was comparable in fame to Varanasi and Haridwar. Prayags importance in the ancient Buddhist period

28 Oct 2020 4:25 pm
Shraddha Kapoor all set to play a 'naagin' in trilogy helmed by Vishal Furia

Shraddha Kapoor has some exciting news for her fans. The Chhichhore actress will be seen shedding her girl-next-door persona and getting into the skin of a 'naagin' for a three-part film series produced by Nikhil Dwivedi. Taking to Twitter to share the news, Shraddha wrote, It's an absolute delight for me to play a Naagin on screen. I have grown up watching, admiring and idolising Sridevi ma'am's Nagina and Nigahen and have always wanted to play a similar role rooted in Indian traditional folklo

28 Oct 2020 12:10 pm
Gauri Khan on Suhana's colourism post: Proud of her for standing up for herself

Last month, Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan's daughter Suhana Khan shared with her fans a post on colourism and wrote how she was brown and happy about it. Though heartbreaking and shocking, Suhana's story is what every other Indian girl goes through. She has not only shed some light, but also shared some motivational words through her post. Sharing her own story on social media, she also clarified that she hasn't done any skin-lightening treatment to make her skin brighter. While many celebrities

28 Oct 2020 11:59 am
Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari: Manoj Bajpayee and Karishma Tanna's song Basanti looks hilarious

Setting the tone for fun, in the upcoming rib-tickling comedy Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, is a crackling special dance number titled Basanti. The makers have released the scintillating number Basanti, featuring Manoj Bajpayee alongside Karishma Tanna. One can also catch a glimpse of Abhishek Banerjee dancing in full fervour. The track is Karishma's first-ever dance number in a Bollywood song. Dressed in a shimmery red gown, the popular Television actress looks drop-dead gorgeous. The one person who w

28 Oct 2020 10:17 am
Award in hand! Shabana Azmi posts Javed Akhtar's photo as he poses with his Richard Dawkins Award

Over four months after bagging the 2020 Richard Dawkins Award, the trophy has reached Javed Akhtar. The first Indian to receive the honour, Akhtar was awarded for his 'critical thinking and holding religious dogma up to scrutiny and advancing human progress'.Be it on social media or at sessions in different cities, Akhtar has been vocal about topics like CAA and Islamophobia. @Javedakhtarjadu with his prized #Richard Dawkins 2020 Award. Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) O

28 Oct 2020 10:05 am