Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Bollywood

Two Indian actresses arrested for sex racket

HYDERABAD Police on Sunday arrested two persons, including a film casting director, for allegedly running a sex racket and rescued two women, both of whom police said are actors. Deputy commissioner of Police (Task Force) P Radhakishan Rao said that police raided two hotels in Panjagutta and Banjara Hills on ...

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Bollywood actor-director Neeraj Vora dies

NEW DELHI: India’s prominent Bollywood actor and director Neeraj Vora died at a hospital in Mumbai at the age of 54. Vora had been in coma for the past year following a stroke and was under treatment at a film producer’s home, which converted one of the rooms as a ...

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Soha Ali Khan: I was not encouraged to be an actor

BOLLYWOOD: Soha Ali Khan, an Oxford graduate who pursued a masters degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, says her parents didn’t particularly encourage her to take up acting but never discouraged her from following her heart either. Soha is the youngest daughter of veteran actor Sharmila ...

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Irrfan Khan to play aspiring politician in a web series

BOLLYWOOD: Irrfan Khan’s films Hindi Medium and Qarib Qarib Singlle did rather well. And now, the flag bearer of content driven films in India, will be seen in a web series. Called The Ministry, our sources tell us that the actor will play an aspiring politician in it. “Irrfan, who ...

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Jacqueline Fernandez opens first restaurant in Colombo

COLOMBO: Gorgeous actress Jacqueline Fernandez has opened her very first restaurant in her hometown Colombo. The restaurant, named as Kaema Sutra, will serve Sri Lankan food only. For the purpose, the actress shared a photograph of herself along with Dharshan Munidasa, a Sri Lankan chef and restaurateur on Instagram, captioning ...

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Indian minister pushes Bollywood on sexual harassment

MUMBAI: India’s minister for women has warned Bollywood producers over sexual harassment in the Hindi film industry after a scandal that has brought down some leading Hollywood figures. Maneka Gandhi wrote to leading production houses reminding them that they are “ethically and legally” responsible for providing a “safe, secure and ...

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Sonam Kapoor: There’s no such thing as chick flicks

BOLLYWOOD: It’s time to get rid of the sexist “chick flick” tag films get, and Khoobsurat actress Sonam Kapoor agrees! The 32-year-old actress called out the reporter while interviewing with DNA India, saying her film Aisha is not a “chick flick” neither is Veere di Wedding, her next femme-centric film ...

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Protest against Sunny Leone’s New Year party in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: The members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Yuva Sene, the youth wing of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike, on Friday held protests in Bengaluru against an upcoming event in the city, where Bollywood actor Sunny Leone is due to perform on the eve of New Year. The pro-Kannada activists alleged that such ...

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Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli enjoy honeymoon in heaven

MUMBAI: Newly wed actress Anushka Sharma and star cricketer Virat Kohli are currently enjoying their honeymoon in snowcapped mountains – but won’t say where. Anushka on Friday shared a cosy selfie with Virat, and the white landscape makes the perfect backdrop. “In heaven, literally,” Anushka captioned the image, without divulging ...

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Mahesh Bhatt has praise for Rahat Fateh Ali song for Arth 2

LAHORE: With the launch of musical number by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Shaan Shahid’s upcoming film ‘Arth: The Destination’ (remake of the 1982 Indian film Arth), Mahesh Bhatt has nothing but praise for the beautiful harmony that the song represents with Rahat’s soulful vocals to match the symphony. SENSATIONAL! ...

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