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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
See Photos: Mom-to-be Kareena Kapoor Khan shoots with Karisma Kapoor; these pictures are unmissable

Kareena Kapoor Khan has been making headlines ever since she confirmed her pregnancy news.Saif Ali Khan and Kareena are expected to become parents by the beginning of 2021. But pregnancy has not stopped the actress to work and that's pretty much evident from the pictures that are doing the rounds on social media. In the pictures, we can see Bebo and her elder sister-actress Karisma Kapoor shooting for a commercial.The actor's baby bump is clearly visible as she is in the third trimester of her p

28 Oct 2020 9:30 am
Arjun Kapoor on his COVID-19 treatment: Took six-eight hours to accept the situation, I had to realign my life

From Amitabh Bachchan to Malaika Arora,several Bollywood celebrities have been tested positive for coronavirus. Last month, Arjun Kapoorrevealed that he too had tested positive. After a tough battle with the virus, Arjun finally defeated it and has tested negative. The actor has now revealed in detail how he braved the isolation while recuperating from the virus. Arjun also revealed how he managed to sail through, and that he is now thriving with positive energy once again. Speaking to Hindustan

28 Oct 2020 8:32 am
Malaika Arora shares sunkissed selfie as she goes sans-makeup

Bollywood diva Malaika Arora on Tuesday treated fans to a gorgeous sun-kissed selfie as she went sans-makeup. The 47-year-old fitness enthusiast posted a stunning picture on Instagram in which she is seen enjoying her time on the rooftop. Malaika sporting a no make up look, as she embraces her glass-like skin in the sun-kissed snap. Her long luscious golden locks cover most of the face of Arora as she gazes at the camera. View this post on Instagram Mornings r my thanggg....#sunshinegurl A po

28 Oct 2020 8:22 am
Payal Ghosh: Have isolated myself till I get my COVID tests done

Actress Payal Ghosh on Tuesday declared that she was isolating till she gets her Covid test done. Payal had attended a political event with Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Monday, where she joined his political outfit, Republican Party of India - A. On Tuesday, Athawale announced that he has tested Covid positive. Get well soon sir! Wishing you quick & successful recovery! Payal Ghosh (@iampayalghosh) October 27, 2020 I have tested #COVID19 positive and as per advise

28 Oct 2020 8:18 am
Fatima Sana Shaikh: After Thugs of Hindostan, I felt my career was over

Fatima Sana Shaikh was a part of Yash Raj Films' Thugs of Hindostan that came out in 2018 and it was touted to be the biggest film of that year. Unfortunately, after a historic start at the box-office, the collections saw a decay and decline and ultimately, it failed at the ticket windows. Talking about the same in an interview with Rajeev Masand , the actress spoke about it and what happened post it's shocking failure. She said, Of course, the failure of Thugs of Hindostan was a big blow to me.

28 Oct 2020 8:06 am
Sara Ali Khan exudes elegance in textured pink jumpsuit for 'Coolie No. 1' promotions

Actor Sara Ali Khan who is all set to star opposite Varun Dhawan for her upcoming film 'Coolie No 1,' was on Tuesday seen exuding elegance in a pink jumpsuit for the promotions of the film. The chirpy beauty hopped on to Instagram to share a few pictures from the film promotions, where she is seen decked up in a textured pink coloured jumpsuit. View this post on Instagram Think Pink #coolieno1 with my #herono1 @varundvn : @kapilcharaniya A post shared by Sara Ali Khan (@saraalikhan95) onOct

28 Oct 2020 8:03 am
Shah Rukh Khan has an advice for his fans: Nobody should collect in crowds, my birthday or whatever

Shah Rukh Khan has been on Twitter for almost a decade and in these last ten years, he has been interacting with his fans frequently and did the same on October 27, and as usual, was at his candid, witty, and irreverent best. He spoke about his films, his birthday, his quarantine schedule, his wife, and a whole lot of things. It has been a while since he delivered a blockbuster at the ticket windows and his last two films, Jab Harry Met Sejal and Zero were critical and commercial disappointments

28 Oct 2020 8:00 am
Preity Zinta remembers working in 'Mission Kashmir' as film clocks in 20 years

Actor Preity Zinta on Tuesday reminisced working with Hrithik Roshan for the first time as her film 'Mission Kashmir,' clocked in 20 years. The 'Kal Ho Naa Ko,' actor took to Instagram to share a short video clip from the song 'Socho Ke Jheelo Ka Sheher Ho,' and penned a note on the film. View this post on Instagram Remembering Mission Kashmir today. One of my most beautifully shot, technically brilliant filmswith an outstanding musical score. A film about love, loss, beauty and violence in p

28 Oct 2020 7:57 am
Ludo: Asha Negi offers her fans a glimpse of her character

Asha Negi is all set to treat her fans with the first look of her character in her upcoming project Ludo. The actor will be seen alongside Abhishek Bachchan, in a humble yet intriguing role. Fans have been frenzying over her first look and they can't wait to see the pair create magic on screen! This photo has put the actress in the spotlight once again. Introducing her character, on Instagram she wrote, You land up on a movie set for the first time, that too to be directed by the maestro himself

28 Oct 2020 7:57 am
Did you know? Ananya Panday has taken this as memorabilia from the sets of Khaali Peeli

Ananya Panday's recent screen presence was in Khaali Peeli, the actress was seen playing the role of a Bambaiya girl in its truest sense. After the film was wrapped, the actress took two mini posters, one of Salman Khan and one of Karisma Kapoor that can be seen in the taxi which Ishaan and Ananya had used as a prop in the film. This memorabilia from the sets of Khaali Peeli is stuck on the mirror of Ananya's vanity van as a lucky charm for the actress. Image source: PR The film highlighted an e

28 Oct 2020 7:45 am
When Hrithik Roshan was floored by ex-wife Sussanne's birthday look

Actor Hrithik Roshan loved the bright birthday look his former wife Sussanne Khan flaunted, and used Instagram to express his appreciation. Sussanne, who turned a year older on Monday, had shared a picture of herself and spoken of her journey in life. Thank you dear Life for giving me the best of chances, the best of grace, the best of guidance and most importantly the best of humans that surround me with their love. My sunshine ochre birthday dress is from our very own @thelabellife. This birth

28 Oct 2020 7:25 am
From Kamathipura to British Raj, Alia Bhatt now to jet off to Hyderabad

In the first week of October, filmmaker SS Rajamouli called for action on his magnum opus RRR with Ram Charan and NT Rama Rao Jr after an unforeseen break. It is heard that leading lady Alia Bhatt, who has been filming Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi in Mumbai, will head to Hyderabad next week to join the multi-lingual period drama. Set in the early 20th century, the film tells the tale of Alluri Sitarama Raju, played by Charan, and Komaram Bheem, essayed by Rao Jr, who fought agains

28 Oct 2020 7:13 am
Sanjeeda Shaikh on her digital debut Taish: TV gets monotonous after some time

Best remembered for Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa, Kayamath and Ek Haseena Thi, television actor Sanjeeda Shaikh has now switched gears to the web world. Come this weekend, the actor will be seen in two back-to-back releases Bejoy Nambiar's Taish on ZEE5 and Terrie Samundra's Netflix film, Kaali Khuhi. When I got a call from the casting agency, I did the look test. Frankly, being a TV actor, I thought I would never get the projects, but I was proved wrong, exclaims Shaikh. Over her 14-year run in showbiz

28 Oct 2020 7:09 am
Mandira Bedi on her daughter's first day: Tara sat on Rraj's lap and said chalo

They say when you want something, the universe conspires to help you achieve it. To Mandira Bedi, four-year-old daughter Tara is the manifestation of that long-held belief. On Dussehra, Bedi and husband Rraj Kaushal took to Instagram to introduce their daughter to the world. She reveals that Tara joined their family on July 28, but as per adoption protocol, they couldn't share the good news immediately. When a child comes home, she is considered to be in foster care over the first month, and the

28 Oct 2020 7:04 am
Kareena Kapoor Khan on her pregnancy diet: I must eat for myself as opposed to eating for two

Connecting with this reporter to discuss her post-partum fitness routine in 2018, Kareena Kapoor Khan who was then still to chart a major chunk of her weight-loss journey spoke about being frazzled when turning up at her trainer's studio as a 90-kilo girl. Connecting with mid-day as part of her association with the dairy brand Pride of Cows, she says several lessons learnt from her first pregnancy are enabling her to approach her routine appropriately, this time around. The first one being...

28 Oct 2020 7:01 am
Amitabh Bachchan looks back as Mohabbatein turns 20

Amitabh Bachchan shared a nostalgic post on Tuesday to remember shooting for the superhit multistarrer Mohabbatein, which released on this day in 2000. On working in the Aditya Chopra directorial, Big B took to Twitter and recalled his famous dialogue about parampara, pratishtha, anushasan (tradition, prestige, disciple), which defined his role of the conservative principal Narayan Shankar, of the boys' college Gurukul. Parampara, Pratishtha, Anushasan .. 'Mohabbatein' is special for many reason

27 Oct 2020 3:55 pm
Nushrratt Bharuccha looks drop-dead gorgeous in purple high-slit dress

Nushrratt Bharuccha recently shared a few photos on Instagram, sizzling in a stunning purple dress. The actress looks every bit a diva in the high-slit dress. Nushrratt looks gorgeous with her hair pulled back in a ponytail, and flaunting minimalistic gold jewellery and nude makeup. Nushrratt took to her social media and shared, Bring the action! View this post on Instagram Bring the action! Neck chain @ayanasilverjewellery Makeup @shaylinayak Hair @jrmellocastro Stylist @nidhijeswani @shiv

27 Oct 2020 2:32 pm
Kareena Kapoor Khan flaunts her baby bump as she gears up for a shoot with sister Karisma Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor Khan is all set to embrace motherhood again after becoming a proud mother of the adorbale toddler Taimur Ali Khan on December 20, 2016. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena are expected to become parents by the beginning of 2021 and fans cannot wait for the same. But pregancy has not stopped the Jab We Met actress to work and that's pretty much evident from her sister Karisma Kapoor's latest Instagram post. Taking to her Instagram account, Karisma wrote- Working with the sis always fun. (sic

27 Oct 2020 1:13 pm
20 years of Mohabbatein: Saurabh Shukla, aka Tom Uncle, talks about the film

Mohabbatein, which released on October 27, 2000, is still remembered as a love story that changed the course of on-screen romances. Mohabbatein is for everyone who is in love, or who wants to fall in love, as well as for everyone who feels there is no stronger feeling than love. Actor Saurabh Shukla who played the role of Tom Uncle (Kim Sharma's father) believes Mohabbatein had the power to influence millennials. He says, Mohabbatein is a very special film for me. Though I had a small role in th

27 Oct 2020 12:07 pm
Watch Video: Priyanka Chopra Celebrates 20 Years Of Being Crowned Miss World

Celebrating what can be termed one of the most cherished moments of her life, superstar Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday reminisced the moment when she was crowned as Miss Universe 2000, and the first thing her mom told the actor post the crowning ceremony. The 'Baywatch' star posted a clip on Instagram on that chronicled the moment and her conversation with mother and brother post she was crowned. As the video starts, it shows the moment when the announcement for the then Miss India - Priyanka

27 Oct 2020 11:57 am
Anubhav Sinha on 9 years of RA.One: I must make another superhero film

On Monday, to mark nine years since the release of his Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan-starrer RA.One, filmmaker Anubhav Sinha revealed that he needs to make another superhero film just for a catharsis. Anubhav Sinha His ambitious sci-fi film, touted to be the biggest film of 2011, proved to be a damp squib. It was probably the most bittersweet experience of my life, posted Sinha. It was such an accomplishment and disappointment in so many ways. Thanks, and sorry team, he added. Sorry bec

27 Oct 2020 9:21 am
Nawazuddin Siddiqui on a roll; reunites with Elnaaz Norouzi for Sangeen

While he faces upheaval in his personal life with estranged wife Aaliya -- who now prefers to be known by her maiden name Anjana Kishor Pandey -- levelling several allegations against him, Nawazuddin Siddiqui's professional life is on course. On Monday, he added one more film to his kitty. View this post on Instagram Announcing my next #SANGEEN. Another reason why I cant wait for 2021 to come Are you excited too??? @nawazuddin._siddiqui @ijaideepchopra @akprojekts @gurjitsingh_7002 @armansin

27 Oct 2020 8:40 am
See Photos: Raveena Tandon celebrates her 46th birthday in the mountains

On Monday, Raveena Tandon Thadani turned 46. Husband Anil Thadani surprised her by winging his way to Dalhousie where she is shooting for a web series. Ravs rang in her big day by cutting three cakes with hubby dearest and team members. As a birthday gift, the makers of the Kannada film, KGF: Chapter 2, revealed the first look of her politician character Ramika Sen in the Yash and Sanjay Dutt-starrer. View this post on Instagram Thank you my darling @reemapandit for setting up a fantastic bir

27 Oct 2020 8:31 am
Mother-daughter duo Gauri Khan and Suhana indulge in some salon time

In between catching up on the Indian Premier League action in the UAE, Gauri and Suhana Khan decided to pamper themselves at a state-of-the-art salon in Dubai. They not only got their hair done but also indulge in nail art. Gauri opted for beach-waves locks. Suhana was more interested in the acrylic nails. Pictures shared by the salon on Instagram prove that the clients and the staff are wearing masks. For the mother and daughter, it was a safe environment to be in. Shah Rukh Khan married Gauri

27 Oct 2020 7:56 am
Watch Video: Priyanka Chopra enjoys a game of golf in between 'shots'

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas who is currently shooting for her upcoming project in Germany, on Monday took out a moment to practice golf in between the shots. The 38-year-old actor who will soon be seen alongside Keanu Reeves in 'The Matrix 4,' took to Instagram to share a short clip of herself. The video sees the Former Miss World dressed in an all-black attire paired with solid white coloured shoes. She is seen aiming at the golf ball with a complete concentration in the video. Have a look righ

27 Oct 2020 7:13 am
Shahid Kapoor's munchkin Misha turns photographer for 'mama' Mira Kapoor

Actor Shahid Kapoor's little munchkin Misha on Monday turned photographer for her Mama Mira Kapoor as she clicked a mesmerising picture of her seated at the dining table. Mira took to Instagram to share the picture clicked by her in-house pap. The picture sees Mira seated with a bright smile at her dinner table dressed in a comfy floral attire, which she termed as her worst OOTD. View this post on Instagram Mama! Look! I have an in-house pap and she catches my worst OOTDs ! #missyclicks A po

27 Oct 2020 7:11 am
Kriti Kharbanda on Taish: Didn't know Pulkit Samrat was doing the film

I keep my personal and professional life separate, asserts Kriti Kharbanda, even as she is aware that the two worlds have come together in Taish. The ZEE5 original sees her reunite with boyfriend Pulkit Samrat after Veerey Ki Wedding (2018) and Pagalpanti (2019). However, it is evident that director Bejoy Nambiar is only serving the demand of the script as he has not paired them romantically in the revenge drama. Bejoy has gone against what would have been an obvious choice. People expect to see

27 Oct 2020 7:05 am
Kangana Ranaut begins workshops for 'Tejas' with director Sarvesh Mewara

Almost two weeks after wrapping up the shoot for her upcoming film 'Thalaivi,' actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday kick-started the workshops for her patriotic film 'Tejas.' The 'Queen' actor took to her social media profiles and posted a short video of herself seated in a meeting hall with the film director Sarvesh Mewara and Wing Commander Abhijeet Gokhale. Today team #Tejas started workshops, very pleased to start work with super talented director Sarvesh Mewara @sarveshmewara1 and our coach Win

27 Oct 2020 7:03 am
Kartik Aaryan to join hands with a popular production another time after creative differences?

It was widely reported last month that Kartik Aaryan, who had a dream run in 2019 with hits in Luka Chuppi and Pati Patni Aur Woh, was in talks with Eros International for a three-film deal. While details of the projects were kept under wraps, it was heard that the multi-crore agreement included profit-sharing on each film, thus catapulting the actor to the big league. However, buzz in the trade circles indicates that the deal has fallen through. A source reveals, Kartik and the head honchos of

27 Oct 2020 7:02 am
Manoj Bajpayee on Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari: Usually not a fan of dancing in films

By virtue of the films he chooses, Manoj Bajpayee has rarely got the opportunity to explore dancing on screen. That is not to say the actor does not enjoy shaking a leg in front of the camera after all, don't we all remember his tapori dance in Sapne mein milti hai from Satya (1998)? For his upcoming film Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, Bajpayee put on his dancing shoes, and matched steps with Karishma Tanna and Abhishek Banerjee in Basanti. I haven't explored dance, as an expression, as much as I would

27 Oct 2020 6:54 am
Yo Yo Honey Singh starts Care Ni Karda rap challenge for Chhalaang

Ever since Amazon Prime Video has released the trailer of their upcoming social comedy film Chhalaang, the anticipation for the movie is very high. Amazon released the movie's first track Care Ni Karda and it has been winning hearts and ruling everyones playlist. Helmed by Hansal Mehta, the film is a Luv Films production, presented by Gulshan Kumar & Bhushan Kumar, produced by Ajay Devgn, Luv Ranjan & Ankur Garg. Chhalaang is all set to release on Amazon Prime Video on November 13. Yo-Yo Honey S

26 Oct 2020 4:15 pm
Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan kick start Coolie No 1 promotions with Kapil Sharma show

Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan were out and about this weekend as they kick-started the promotions of their upcoming comic caper Coolie No 1. And their first stop and the Kapil Sharma show. The duo all dressed up posed for the photographers at the Film City in Goregaon, Mumbai on the show's set. Sara Ali Khan looked stunning her in one-shoulder jumpsuit and high heels as she posed for the photographers ahead of the shoot for Kapil Sharma show along with Varun Dhawan. While Varun kept it simple a

26 Oct 2020 4:11 pm
13 Years of Jab We Met: Kareena Kapoor Khan gets nostalgic, shares a behind-the-scene picture

Talking a walk down the memory lane, actor Kareena Kapoor on Monday celebrated 13 years of her Shahid Kapoor co-starrer romantic-drama 'Jab We Met' and shared a throwback picture from the film sets. The picture features Kareena, Shahid and the director of the film - Imtiaz Ali. The snap is from the shooting of hit number 'Nagada Nagada Baja' from the film in which Shahid is seen dressed in a Black kurta, while Kareena looks drop-dead gorgeous in pastel-shaded traditional attire. Looking back at

26 Oct 2020 3:59 pm
See Photos: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and family celebrate Soni Razdan's birthday at home

It was Soni Razdan's birthday on October 25 and daughters Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt had something special for their mother. They celebrated the occasion at their home, made it an intimate yet a stylish affair. Alia Bhatt could be seen wearing a gorgeous light pink dress for the occasion whereas the birthday girl dressed in a white salvaar. Taking to her Instagram account, this is what Alia had to say about her mother- They say - when youre looking at your mother youre looking at the purest lo

26 Oct 2020 1:52 pm
Mandira Bedi adopts a four-year-old; welcomes Tara Bedi Kaushal to her family

Mandira Bedi has shared the most adorable surprise with her fans on social media, on the occasion of Dussehra. The actress adopted a four-year-old baby girl a few months ago, and after allowing her to settle in the new family, Mandira and her family made it official on Instagram. Named Tara Bedi Kaushal, her son Vir now has a younger sister to look after! View this post on Instagram She has come to us Like a blessing from above Our little girl, Tara. Four years and a bit With eyes that spark

26 Oct 2020 10:59 am
Vikrant Massey and fiance Sheetal Thakur have a reason to celebrate

Vikrant Massey celebrated Durga Ashtami with actor fiance Sheetal Thakur. He took to Instagram to share a photo from the festivities and wish fans. As per the rituals, they fed bhog to nine young girls. The post also provided a glimpse of their home. It seems the two are voracious readers. We couldn't help, but notice their floor-to-ceiling bookshelf stacked with paperbacks and tomes. Guess, most of them are related to cinema and acting. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Vikr

26 Oct 2020 10:43 am