Monthly Archives: August 2015

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HC orders Ram Gopal Varma to pay Rs 10L for Sholay rip-off

A flop remake of iconic film Sholay, attempted by director Ram Gopal Varma has come to haunt him nearly a decade later.

SC dismisses plea for cancelling Salman Khan’s bail

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to Salman Khan by the Bombay HC in a hit and run case in which the actor was awarded a five-year jail term by the trial court.

Producer told to pay Rs 10L for Sholay rip-off

A remake of iconic film Sholay, attempted by director Ram Gopal Varma, has come to haunt him nearly a decade later.

SC dismisses plea for cancelling Salman bail

The SC on Monday dismissed a plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to actor Salman Khan by the Bombay HC in a hit-and-run case. Khan has been sentenced to a five-year jail term by the trial court.

Genelia Deshmukh, Aditi Rao Hydari, Dia Mirza spotted at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015

Here’s a look at celebs who came to the fashion week to cheer their designer friends.

Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account hacked

The Hindi cinema icon, Amitabh Bachchan, who has a following of 16.6 million on Twitter, woke up to a rude shock.

Ranbir Katrina's love life

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s love life on the rocks

Kangana Ranaut: Bollywood's 'Queen' tag is quite funny

Her stupendous portrayal of an under-confident Rani in Queen won her not just a Best Actress National Film Award, but also earned her the epithet of Bollywood’s ‘Queen’. But Kangana Ranaut finds it funny.

Eros International acquires worldwide rights of 'Rock On 2'

Rock On 2, the much-awaited sequel of the 2008 musical entertainer Rock On!!, will be distributed globally by Eros International Media Ltd, and its makers are eyeing the “best release” for the movie.

Kareena Kapoor Khan: Glad to revisit gritty genre with 'Udta Punjab'

With Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab, Kareena Kapoor will revisit the dark zone, a space that saw her delivering some of her career’s best roles be it Omkara, Chameli or Talaash.

Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account hacked, complains against 'abusive sms'

Cinematic icon Amitabh Bachchan approached the police to solve a mystery over dirty abusive sms that he had been receiving for a year, on Monday, when his Twitter account was hacked.

Kareena Kapoor wants to pursue Indian classical dance

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says she is interested in getting trained in Kathak or Bharatnatyam.

Nandita Das: 'Festival film' label keeps audiences away from good stories

Award winning actress Nandita Das is uncomfortable with labels such as festival films that create a divide among audiences. She believes people are keen to watch such films, but are not able to access them.

Ileana D'Cruz: Break from films to think about what I'm doing

Ileana D’Cruz, who made her Bollywood debut with the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Barfi! and was last seen on the big screen in Saif Ali Khan-starrer Happy Ending, says she’s on a break from movies to think about where her career is heading.

Akshay Kumar gets a special van all the way from Bulgaria

While shooting in Romania for Singh is Bliing, Akshay Kumar had a vanity van brought in from Bulgaria. The reason being, Romania didn’t have a large van that could meet the actor’s specifications.

Clicked: Madhuri Dixit and Nita Ambani at a campaign against sex trafficking

Boxer Mary Kom, actor Madhuri Dixit, philanthropist Nita Ambani and actor Ranbir Kapoor came together on Saturday to promote a campaign against sex trafficking

Celeb support for U.P. Government initiatives

Celebrity visits to the city have been on the rise ever since the state government started offering sops to filmmakers. But it’s not just filmmaking in the state that is drawing Bollywood actors to Lucknow

Salman Khan clicks selfie with six sisters

Raksha Bandhan was celebrated at Salman Khan’s Bandra home on Saturday.

Sonam Kapoor: Swara Bhaskar is my new friend and confidante

For conversations or help, B-townies reveal who they’d turn to in the middle of the night

'Tanu Weds Manu' filmmaker to team up with Shah Rukh Khan

After striking gold at the box-office, twice over, with Kangana Ranaut, in ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ and its sequel, filmmaker Aanand L Rai is all set to forge a new K…K…K…

Sharmila Tagore: Misconception that Ray's films didn't do well at box office

Dispelling the general notion that auteur Satyajit Ray’s films didn’t do well at the box office but were lauded for their universal appeal, actress Sharmila Tagore who forayed into showbiz with Ray’s iconic “Apur Sansar”, said the maestro’s films ran to packed houses.

Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account has been hacked

Celebrities are constantly worried about their safety and privacy on social networking sites. It might be one of the reasons why many celebs refrain from going online.

Ranveer Singh: I have been treated like an athlete

Come September, and Ranveer Singh in full armour, sword in one hand and shield in the other, will ride into the battle field on a white stallion.

Karan Johar : Have an obsession for benches

Filmmaker Karan Johar says he has a special bond with benches and will “always have a bench scene” in all his movies.

Tanishaa Mukerji replaces Lara Dutta in her comeback film

The multi-starrer Abhi Nahin Toh Kabhi Nahin will mark Tanishaa Mukerji’s much awaited return to the big screen after a gap of five years.