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July 30, 2008
Does Britney have a new man in her life?
Pop princess Britney Spears sparked rumours that she has a new man in her life after she was seen with a mystery man while holidaying in Mexico. Spears recovered from the bitter custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline, by sunbathing with pals on a beach in Mexico.

Bachchans get a taste of India in Toronto!
The family along with their entourage, who are currently globetrotting around the world as part of their Unforgettable tour, got a taste of India when they halted at the Nawab Authentic Indian Cuisine restaurant in Toronto recently.

July 29, 2008
A formula to calculate celebs' shelf-life!
Now, a leading PR practitioner, who believes that public recognition gets decayed after 15 months, has come up "fame formula" to calculate the shelf-life of a celebrity career. Mark Borkowski said that a study of a host of celebrities showed that any specific boost to fame is sustained for about 15 months.

July 28, 2008
'I am not interested in commercial ventures'
The lead character in Babul Ka Aangan Choote Na? talks about her role, co-stars and her crush on Iqbal Khan.

July 25, 2008
Madhuri Dixit joins Unforgettable tour in US
After conquering Toronto and Trinidad, the Unforgettable Tour is all set to debut in the US.

Now, catch Taare Zameen Par in DVD
It took Aamir Khan six long months of preparation to come up with the special DVD package which include deleted scenes, Aamir's commentary and pictures -- each one bearing a caption penned by the actor himself.

Sarath Kumar's daughter debuts
The new kid in the block is Varalakshmi, Sarath Kumar's daughter from his first marriage to Chaya. Varalakshmi will enter the Tamil film world in a romantic comedy titled Poda Podi opposite Silambarasan. The film will be shot in Toronto.

July 24, 2008
Amy Winehouse immortalised!
The waxwork has the Rehab singer dressed in the same outfit that she wore to the Brit awards -- a yellow mini-dress and black high-heels. Her parents, Mitch and Janis, unveiled the model, 'complete with trademark beehive and sailor tattoos'.

Stallone gets up close with Kareena!
Sylvester Stallone is all set to appear in Kambakkht Ishq starring Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor.

Shyamalan for Obama!
The man who gave us Sixth Sense and the more recent The Happening, made it to the US Presidential candidate's event at the Albert palace in New Jersey.

Spotted: Ileana in Johannesburg
Reader Naresh sends us a photograph.

July 23, 2008
Natalie Portman in a Bollywood spoof
Devendra Banhart has recruited his girlfriend/actress Natalie Portman to star in the video for his new single, Carmensita.

Shilpa Shetty's sexy secret!
The flitness freak, entered the celebrity physical fitness business with her yoga video, which she called a 'management system for life.'

Image: Udita's item number in Fox
Arjun Rampal Sagarika Ghatge joined her in the song. Fox is directed by Deepak Tijori.

Mallika does a Sharon Stone!
While Mallika is not shedding her clothes and inhibition ala Sharon Stone, she is taking on the blonde bomshell's look in Quick and Dead for her upcoming film Ugli Aur Pagli.

July 22, 2008
Ash, Abhishek floor Trinidad
After dazzling the Toronto crowd on Sunday, the Bachchans turned their attention to Trinidad, Spain as part of the first leg of their Unforgettable tour. Clad in glittering attire, Abhishek and wife Aishwarya took to the stage with gusto. Amitabh Bachchan and Preity Zinta too took to the stage amid applause.

July 21, 2008
The Dark Knight's smashing record
The new movie, starring Christian Bale, Maggie Gyllenhall, Michael Caine and the late Heath Ledger, has already made more money in its biggest day (66.4 m dollars on Friday) than Hancock, WALL-E and Kung-Fu Panda, to name three recent supersize hits, made in their respective opening weekends.

July 18, 2008
Coming Soon: The Simpsons Movie -- Part II
Creator Matt Groening was so enthused about the reception of the first Simpsons movie last year, that he has now decided to make a sequel.

Coming soon: Akshay's life story!
Cast member Deepika Padukone spotted at the launch of Chandni Chowk to China in Mumbai.

July 17, 2008
Salman proposes marriage to Katrina
As the deejay turned up the volume for the title track of Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Salman proposed to Katrina on bended knee.

July 16, 2008
Teaching Mallika Sherawat how to slap!
As part of the script, Mallika is supposed to slap Ranvir 99 times at various intervals. Now, Mallika, it seemed was very reluctant to slap the actor again and again. To add to her misery each slap would have to be re-shot. But Ranvir, seeing Mallika's discomfort, decided to help out. He started rehearsing the angles and how differently she could slap to make it look real.

What connection does this man have with Spider-Man?
His name is Stan Lee. So, what is remarkable about that, you say? Well, we're waiting for you to tell us that.

Sly and Arnie in Bollywood flick?
Sylvester Stallone is trying his best to convince his long time buddy Arnold Schwarzenegger to appear alongside him in a Bollywood flick Kambakkht Ishq, which stars Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor.

July 15, 2008
Heath Ledger's family attends Dark Knight premiere
The world premiere of The Dark Knight on July 14 in New York saw quite a few Hollywood stars walk down the red carpet.

July 14, 2008
Salman Khan's Dubai tryst
The actor was in the United Aram Emirates to launch the Hydra Twin Towers Hydra project at Jumeirah Village, Dubai.

First Look: Celina does an item number
The actress is doing an item number for Balaji Motion Pictures' new venture, C Kkompany, a rib-tickling comedy starring Tusshar Kapoor, Rajpal Yadav, Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, and Raima Sen.

July 11, 2008
Madonna's affair: A-Rod's wife has proof
Baseball star Alex Rodriguez's estranged wife Cynthia is threatening to release the text messages he sent to Madonna in a bid to prove that he was in love with her. The 34-year-old has hit the New York Yankee star with a whopping 50million pounds divorce suit, and claims that she has texts that will prove A-Rod's relationship with Madge.

Katrina joins Amar Akbar Anthony cast
The Khan brothers -- Salman, Arbaaz and Sohail -- will reprise the roles made famous by Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor.

July 09, 2008
A slap costs Omar Sharif dearly
The 76-year old actor of Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago fame is awaiting a restitution hearing in a criminal battery case that occurred in 2005.

Gwyneth, Liz Hurley in a 'sensuous' photo-op
After painting the town pink at a recent charity event, actresses Gywneth Paltrow and Elizabeth Hurley were again spotted together during a photo-op at Bloomingdales for the worldwide debut of Estee Lauder newest fragrance called Sensuous on Tuesday.

July 08, 2008
Madonna, the home wrecker?
According to the Timesonline website, the wife of baseball's highest-paid star filed for divorce on Monday blaming his 'soul mate' Madonna for the collapse of her marriage.

It's a baby girl for Nicole Kidman!
The Hours star gave birth to Sunday Rose Kidman Urban in Nashville on Monday morning.

Rajnikanth, Kamal to attempt a Ben Hur !
Rajnikanth and Kamal Haasan are all set to star in a film based on the life story of St Thomas, the apostle of Jesus Christ. The spiritual film will be on the lines of Hollywood classics such as the Ten Commandments and Ben Hur.

From a clinical psychologist to Mahabhaarat !
A student of the National School of Drama, New Delhi, Uma Shankar talks about his journey from practicing psychology to landing the main lead in Ekta Kapoor's new epic series.

'Everybody was really petrified of Akshay's scary laughter'
Anita Hassdandani talks about her epic role and her Fear Factor experiences.

'I will definitely be compared to Rupa Ganguly'
The actress, who made her television debut in the highly successful Kabhia Sautan Kabhie Saheli, is all set to play Draupadi in the brand new mythological serial Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki.

July 07, 2008
Celebs' secret phobias revealed!
Whether it's cockroaches or heights, spiders or flying -- everyone has a fear, and if you thought that the phenomenon of phobias do not exist for celebrities, then you need to think twice. The survey of more than 1000 people including celebrities has revealed some of celebrities' deepest fears.

'I loved playing Ganga'
Saakshi Tanwar, who is best known for her role of Parvati in the popular Kaahani Ghar Ghar Ki, has a lot in her kitty starting with her role as Ganga in the mythological serial Kahani Hamaarey Mahabharat Ki. She tells Rajul Hegde more about her her epic turn.

July 04, 2008
UK's ultimate fantasy bodies!
The UK's 'Ultimate Fantasy Bodies' list as per YouGov is: 1. Cheryl Cole - 15 per cent 2. Dannii Minogue - 11 per cent 2. Nigella Lawson - 11 per cent 4. Mel B - Nine per cent 5. Madonna-Five per cent 6. Lily Allen-Two per cent.

'There was no tension between us'
Trishala talks about her dad, Sanjay Dutt, and his wife of four months, Manyata.

Sanjay Dutt's tearful reunion with daughter in the Bahamas
The first India edition of People magazine carries a touching account by Trishala Dutt of her meeting with her father, Sanjay Dutt, along with his wife, Manyata.

July 03, 2008
Friends all set to hit the big screen
The highly anticipated film production of the famous television series has finally been given the go-ahead, according to reports.

'The boys are looking hot in Mahabharat '
Rakshanda Khan will be seen in a different avatar in Ekta Kapoor's Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki.

July 01, 2008
Amy Winehouse gets immortalised!
English singer songwriter Amy Winehouse is being immortalised in wax at the world famous Madame Tussauds museum. The wax model, which was created by a team of 20 sculptors for some months, costs 100,000 pounds.

Ronit Roy: Nervous about playing Bhishma
Ekta Kapoor's Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki will see the actor play Bhishma, earlier played by Mukesh Khanna in BR Chopra's version of Mahabharat.

June 30, 2008
Ledger's Joker dubbed 'best villain of all time'
Late actor Health Ledger's Joker in the new Batman movie The Dark Knight has been dubbed as "best villain in a superhero movie of all time". The critics have also started backing Ledger for a posthumous Oscar in their reviews of the actor's last completed film, The Dark Knight.

Are you looking forward to RGV's Phoonk?
The director tells us that Phoonk is a very scary film. Are you looking forward to it? Tell us!

'It will be challenging to play Bheem'
Chetan Hansraj talks about his new show, Ekta Kapoor's Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki.

June 25, 2008
Spotted: Michael Douglas In Mumbai
Michael Douglas in in India in connection with his latest film Racing The Monsoon. The actor who arrived on Monday was spotted in Mumbai on the same before he left for Jaipur.

First Look: John becomes an angel
John Abraham, one of the hottest vegetarians in the country, supports the birds in his latest PETA ad.

June 24, 2008
When a eunuch bowled Salman over!
A special episode of 10 Ka Dum on Sony Entertainment Television saw the appearance of Laxmi, a eunuch, who came, played and won every heart in the audience.

Thodi Magic Thoda Confusion
Kunal Kohli's film starring Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherji sounds unerringly similar to a much smaller film by Anand L Rai.

First Look: Asin lands Vogue cover
Asin will make her Bollywood debut opposite Aamir Khan with Ghajini. And as a prelude, the actress will be seen in Vogue India's July cover.

June 23, 2008
Men find Katherine Heigl most desirable!
Katherine Heigl has been named the Most Desirable Woman in a poll by The Grey's Anatomy star pipped the likes of Jessica Alba and Scarlett Johansson to land the top spot at's annual list of Top 99 Most Desirable Women.

What Angelina Jolie Wanted
Rising star James McAvoy talks about his crucial career breaks and Wanted, the new big-budget action movie with Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman.

June 20, 2008
First look: Ekta Kapoor's Mahabharat
Ekta Kapoor has now ventured into mythology with her new show, Kahaani Hammaray Mahabharat.

'I am looking sexy'
Amisha Patel is poised to set the silver screen on fire with her sizzling act in the upcoming Yash Raj production film Thoda Pyar, Thoda Magic. The glamorous actress, who is paired opposite actor Saif Ali Khan in a scorching item number Lazy Lamhe admits it is really a hot number.

Amisha dares to bare!
Amisha Patel is poised to set the silver screen on fire with her sizzling act in the upcoming Yash Raj production film Thoda Pyar, Thoda Magic. The glamorous actress, who is paired opposite actor Saif Ali Khan in a scorching item number Lazy Lamhe admits it is really a hot number.

June 19, 2008
Coldplay deny plagiarising Viva La Vida music
English alternative rock band Coldplay have rubbished accusations of plagiarism levelled against them by am unknown New York based group. The group's frontman Chris Martin angrily denied that they had stolen any of Creaky Boards' melodies for their number one album title track Viva La Vida.

June 18, 2008
Abhishek dances with a fan
Abhishek Bachchan, who is the brand ambassador for mobile phone company, Motorola, broke into an impromptu jig with a fan.

June 17, 2008
Vatican bans Da Vinci Code prequel from Rome churches
Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard will have a tough time filming two key scenes in their new flick Angels and Demons, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same name, for the Vatican has banned them from entering the Holy See and any church in Rome.

June 16, 2008
Mamma Mia! , in theatres this July
London's mega-musical Mamma Mia! has signed up the biggest names in Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan for the movie.

Keira Knightley takes on Audrey Hepburn
According to news reports, Keira Knightley has been roped in to play Eliza Doolittle, the role played by Audrey Hepburn while Daniel Day-Lewis has been described as a perfect candidate for Rex Harrison's role as the pig-headed professor, Henry Higgins in the 1964 remake of the musical, My Fair Lady.

Kailash Kher, live in New York
Singer Kailash Kher and his band Kailasa are currently touring the US tour, performing in various cities.

June 12, 2008
Is Vidya Balan the worst dressed actress?
Have your say!

Jaane Tu : The making of a star?
Twenty years ago, Mansoor Khan directed his cousin Aamir Khan, in their first film, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. Now, he launches his nephew, Imran Khan.

Deepika Padukone to lead India Day parade in New York
Deepika Padukone, who made her Bollywood debut with Om Shanti Om last year, will lead the annual India Day parade in New York on August 17.

First Look: Rajnikanth watches Dasavathaaram
While all those Kamal Haasan fans out there have to wait till Friday [June 13] to catch the year's most awaited and hyped Tamil film, Dasavathaaram, a selected few from the Tamil film industry got a chance to watch the film at a special screening in Chennai.

June 11, 2008
Katrina, on being sexy!
Katrina Kaif has been voted as the Sexiext Woman in the world by FHM magazine. She beat competition from Megan Fox, Angelina Jolie, Bipasha Basu and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

June 10, 2008
It's a girl for Jessica Alba and Cash Warren!
Jessica Alba and husband Cash Warren have become proud parents of a baby girl. The baby was born this weekend at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

June 09, 2008
Queen guitarist gets a Phd!
The musician who wrote 'We Will Rock You' went from the school of rock to graduate studies in astrophysics. He emerged with a book on the history of the universe and insight into interplanetary dust.

The secret of Indian classical music
Musician Ustad Mohammad Sayeed Khan's book Sangeet Ke Jawaharat was released on June 8 in New Delhi, by sarod maestros Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash alongwith Padma Shri vocalist Ustad Ghulam Sadiq Khan.

First Look: Katrina, world's sexiest woman!
The actress, who was recently voted the sexiest woman in the world, will be seen on the cover of For Him Magazine's June issue.

June 06, 2008
Bachchans kick off IIFA Awards
The International Indian Film Academy Awards in Bangkok began on a high note as the Bachchan Parivar arrived in the Thai capital to attend the annual event.

First Look: Jessica Alba sizzles in a sari!
The gorgeous Jessica Album, one of Hollywood's reigning queens of hotness, is set to sizzle in a sari for the upcoming film, The Love Guru, where she'll star alongside comedy heavyweight Mike Myers.

June 05, 2008
Shammi Kapoor film festival in Mumbai
The Osian's-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema celebrates its 10th anniversary this year in Mumbai and Delhi. The same was held in Mumbai, for the first time, last year which was a one day event while this year it will be a two day event.

SRK punishes Rani & Karan!
Don't miss this special episode where Rani Mukherji and Karan Johar appear on Shah Rukh Khan's game show, Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain, to be aired on June 7 at 8 pm on Star Plus.

SRK, Rani strike a pose
Don't miss this special episode where Rani Mukherji and Karan Johar appear on Shah Rukh Khan's game show, Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain, to be aired on June 7 at 8 pm on Star Plus.

Emraan's Rs 15 crore deal
Emraan Hashmi is on a roll. Post the success of his last film, Jannat, the actor has signed a multiple deal with Percept Picture Company for Rs 15 crore.

Hrithik's clash with Salman!
Just when we're very psyched about catching Salman Khan's new show Dus Ka Dum on Sony Entertainment Television, which kicks off on June 6, NDTV Imagine has decided to air its serial Junoon Kuch Kar Dikhanne Ka with Hrithik Roshan on the very same day.

Now, you can buy Bidaai girls' jewellary!
In perhaps, what is the biggest licensing and merchandising initiative on Indian television, Star formalised tie-ups with leading companies like Big Bazaar, which was formally launched by a group of leading ladies from of the Star Parivaar -- Sarita Joshi (Baa from Baa Bahoo Aur Baby), Sara Khan and Parul Chauhan (aka Sadhana and Ragini from Bidaai) and Sucheta Trivedi (Meenakshi from Baa Bahoo Aur Baby).

Bond girl Zaara Adams shops in Mumbai
Bond girl Zaara Adams was in Mumbai scouting for some Indian styles to suit her Bond look.

June 04, 2008
First Look: Kareena in Main Aur Mrs Khanna
The actress has since gained weight for her latest film, Main Aur Mrs Khanna, co-starring Salman Khan.

Akshay & Katrina romance in Egypt!
Bollywood's hottest on-screen couple were spotted in Egypt, where they were shooting for a song for their film, Singh is Kinng.

June 03, 2008
Now, Mithun da's got his own comic!
Writer Saurav Mohapatra channels his inner Manmohan Desai, tosses in a dash of Mad Magazine, and emerges with a comic that is likely to have Farah Khan chuckling awhile.

Now, Mithun da's got his own comic!
Writer Saurav Mohapatra channels his inner Manmohan Desai, tosses in a dash of Mad Magazine, and emerges with a comic that is likely to have Farah Khan chuckling awhile.

May 30, 2008
Online uproar over Sharon Stone's 'karma' remarks
The 50-year made the offending statements during the Cannes Film Festival, where she was quoted as saying that the Sichuan earthquake was a result of 'bad karma' due to China's policy on Tibet.

'I'm comfortable in a bikini'
Television star, Shweta Salve speaks about her recent photoshoot for Maxim, where she posed in a bikini.

May 29, 2008
Pic: American Idol 's Sanjaya Malakar in India
After conquering the hearts and minds of teenagers across America, Sanjaya Malakar of American Idol fame has turned his brilliant smile to India.

It's splitsville for George Clooney, girlfriend
According to reports, the actor and his girlfriend of nearly a year, Sarah Larson, called it quits on their relationship. Clooney has moved out of his Los Angeles home into a hotel while Larson will pack her bags and move out.

Rowling pens Harry Potter prequel
British author J K Rowling has written an 800-word prequel to the Harry Potter series for charity. The book, which was written almost a year after the seventh and last book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, was published, was penned in the past month and will be auctioned for charity next month.

Win a date with the Kardashians!
The Hollywood socialite-turned-reality TV star has set up an auction on eBay, where she will be selling off her Jimmy Choo boots, Chanel bags and various designer dresses and accessories to raise cash for the Dream Foundation, which grants wishes to the terminally ill. In addition, Kardashian will also take the winning bidder out for lunch and a shopping spree at her DASH store in Calabasas, California.

Indiana Jones and the Russian plot
The Russians are upset. And it's all because of Indiana Jones fighting them. Now Steven Spielberg could go blue in the face saying that his descendants (no typo, check the link) are Russian, but the Soviets aren't buying the fact that the US didn't have any other enemies back in 1957, which is when Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull is set.

May 28, 2008
Shyamalan's mysterious Happening
We don't know much about The Happening, M Night Shyamalan's new suspense thriller. And the director isn't telling. Even the critics haven't been allowed to review the film.

Happy Birthday, Mr Bond
Ian Lancaster Fleming, the creator of the world famous spy, James Bond would have celebrated his 100th birthday, had he lived.

May 27, 2008
Photo: Bachchans walk barefeet to Siddhivinayak
The Bachchans made a trip to Mumbai's famed Siddhivinayak temple in the early hours of Tuesday. They walked barefoot all the way from their Juhu bungalow to the temple located nearly 15 km away.

May 26, 2008
Finally, an end to Lost
After holding us captive with it's never-ending flashback and umpteenth characters, ABC's island saga will finally wrap up in a two-hour season finale on May 29.

Harry Potter actor stabbed to death
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince actor Robert Knox was stabbed to death after an attempt to save his brother from a knife attack in Kent, southeast England. It is said that 18-year-old Knox, who will be seen on the big screen as wizard Marcus Belby, sustained multiple stab wounds on Friday night (May 23) after becoming involved in an argument with two armed men who had threatened his 17-year-old brother Jamie.

First Look: Preity hots up Vogue
Besides jazzing up the Indian Premiere League, the actress is making the latest Vogue cover look good.

May 23, 2008
Neha Dhupia's one night stand
Here's a first look of her film with Rajat Kapoor, titled Raat Gayi Baat Gayi.

Celebs' Best Bridal Gowns!
Christina Aguilera's wedding dress has been voted the best bridal gown in a new poll. The others are Marcia Cross, Avril Lavigne, Christine Baumgartner (Mrs Kevin Costner) and Gwen Stefani

Cameron Diaz goes bald!
The 35-year old star plays a mother who shaves her head to support her deathly-ill daughter in the film, My Sister's Keeper, reports the New York Daily News.

SRK: Ganguly and I are not fighting
Shah Rukh Khan clears the air about his rift with Kolkata Knight Riders Captain Saurav Ganguly. 'Saurav and I are good friends and there is no problem between Saurav, John and I.'

May 22, 2008
Pregnant Kidman poses nude for magazine
Pregnant Nicole Kidman has reportedly followed in the footsteps of Demi Moore, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera and posed in the buff for a magazine cover.

David Cook is American Idol 2008

May 21, 2008
Jessica Alba married!
Mom-to-be Jessica Alba and Cash Warren have gotten married, People magazine confirmed. The couple got quietly married on Monday at a Beverly Hills courthouse.

May 20, 2008
Carrie Underwood voted 'Most Popular American Idol'
The 2005 Idol winner Underwood won 54 percent of the vote in an AOL Television poll, reports Contactmusic.

Katie Holmes set for Broadway debut
Katie Holmes is set to make her Broadway debut later this in a revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. The actress will be joined on stage by Oscar winner Dianne Wiest and Tony winner John Lithgow.

Priyanka-Harman an item? Here's proof!
Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja have always denied that they are seeing each other. And we would believe them, if not for their giveaway interviews in the latest issue of Filmfare.

May 19, 2008
Bachchans promise an 'Unforgettable' tour
Come July 18, the Bachchans along with some of Bollywood's top stars will descend at the Roger's Center (formerly SkyDome) in Toronto, Canada to kick off the world tour.

May 16, 2008
First Look: Shooting of Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi starts
Thirteen years after Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge took the country by storm, and eight years after Mohabbatein, Aditya Chopra and Shah Rukh Khan have come together for their new film, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.

Gracy Singh: Getting wiggy with it!
The actress, who got her biggest break opposite Aamir Khan in Lagaan, was looking far from graceful during the shooting of her latest film Desh Drohi.

May 15, 2008
Scarlett, Penelope share a kiss
Hollywood actresses Scarlett Johansson will be seen sharing on screen space with Penelope Cruz in Woody Allen's upcoming Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

Salman's 10 Ka Dum launches music video
Salman Khan is going all out to promote his upcoming television show, 10 Ka Dum, on Sony Entertainment Television.

Jannat premieres in Pakistan
When Mahesh Bhatt took his new release, Jannat, to Pakistan, they got everything they wanted -- a grand reception and media hype.

Ghatothkach music launched
Animated film, Ghatothkach, which will be showcased at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival, saw its music release in Mumbai's PVR cinema, Juhu, on May 14.

Sean Penn: Obama has a lot to live up to
The Cannes Film Festival takes on a political flavour, as jury members Sean Penn and Natalie Portman talk about Obama and Clinton.

May 14, 2008
Yummy mummy Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek has got back into super sexy shape pretty fast after giving birth to her baby girl, Valentina Paloma Pinault last September.

Kalyan, the new doc on Nip/Tuck
The star of the American television sitcom Aliens in America will be seen on the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning medical drama Nip/Tuck in a recurring part.

Thalluri's Jewel in the making
Two years after his controversial drama 2.37 about teen suicide was feted at the Cannes Film Festival, Australian director Murali Thalluri is back with another film, Jewel. The film, which will be shot in Hindi in India is, according to Thalluri, a tale about two young boys who are sold into slavery but escape with a rare jewel.

May 12, 2008
Justin, Jessica Hollywood's Buffest couple
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have been named 'Hollywood's Buffest Couple' by In Touch magazine. The duo has beaten couples like Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady and High School Musical's lovebirds Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens to land at number one in the list, reports Contactmusic.

Bee Gees songs to become West End musical
Bee Gees' songs have instigated a musical to be written for London's West End. The project, which was already in the pipeline and could be ready for airing in the next 12-16 months, was announced by Robin Gibb as he unveiled a green plaque in central London honouring the group's achievements.

Fardeen's Acid Factory
Sanjay Gupta's White Feather Films launched their new film, Acid Factory, at Aurus, Juhu, in the Western suburb of Mumbai.

May 09, 2008
It's splitsville for Liv Tyler, hubby
The news of the separation came on Thursday, May 8, with Tyler's publicist confirming the news. 'Liv Tyler and Royston Langdon have confirmed their separation,' People quoted the publicist, as saying.

May 08, 2008
There's no stopping Kamal!
Now, 48 years and innumerable awards later, the talented actor is taking on ten roles in his Tamil film Dasavatharam, which incidently was written by him and directed by K S Ravikumar.

May 07, 2008
Tom Cruise launches his website
The website contains the star's complete filmography, news along with biographical information and a personal greeting to fans on his home page.

Kylie Minogue kicks off world tour
Kylie Minogue, who was named a Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters for her contribution to French culture, lights up the stage in Paris at the opening night of her world tour on Tuesday.

Britney to see more of her sons
The singer, who is embroiled in a custody battle with her ex-husband Kevin Federline after a bitter divorce, has been granted more time with her sons as she continues to make progress in rebuilding her life.

How Mimoh and Kareena are related
It isn't often that we delve into the family tree of filmdom's all-encompassing Kapoor khandaan, but right now we're most amused by the thought of Kareena and Mimoh turning out to be cousins -- no matter how distant.

Rambo goes to Japan
The 61-year old actor who became an international icon of machismo with the huge success of his Rocky and Rambo series was in Tokyo, Japan yesterday to promote his latest sequel to Rambo titled simply Rambo.

May 06, 2008
Priyanka, new face of Ponds
The actress, has been named the new face of Pond's, a range of skin care products.

Meet Dr Akshay Kumar
The Bollywood heavyweight will be conferred an honorary doctorate by the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada, on Friday.

Scarlett Johansson engaged!
Scarlett Johansson is all set to tie the knot with fellow actor and boyfriend Ryan Reynolds.

May 02, 2008
It's official: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are married
Rumours were right after all, for it has now been confirmed that Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are indeed married. Family member Linda Cannon has made the confirmation that the couple is, in fact, wedded.

David Dhawan's four legged hero!
Yup, the new hero of filmmaker David Dhawan's new movie is a chimpanzee. Tentatively titled C'mon Pappu, the film will also feature Akshay Kumar in an important role.

What's cooking between Akshay and Katrina?
The duo seem to get on like a house on fire.

First Look: Farhan Akhtar's Rock On
Abhishek Kapoor's film, Rock On, looks promising. The film has been produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, and marks the acting debut of the former as well.

Is Mallika Sherawat's dress too revealing?
It took a few days for Tamil Nadu's moral police to see Mallika Sherawat's pictures at the Dasavatharam music launch function on April 25. S R Kaniraj, the Chennai secretary of the Hindu Makkal Kachi, has filed a compliant against the actress for wearing a revealing dress at the function.

April 30, 2008
First Look: Ketan Mehta's Rang Rasiya
To celebrate the 160th birth anniversary of famed artist Raja Ravi Varma, director Ketan Mehta had a get together with the cast and crew of his latest film, Rang Rasiya.

Gwyneth Paltrow's 'comeback'
After three years of being house-bound with two kids, the Oscar-winning actress will be seen in this Friday release, Iron Man. The film which premiered in London last week, stars Robert Downey Jr as arms manufacturer Tony Stark who turns a crusader of peace.

Amitabh unveils Shobhaa De's Superstar India
Whether or not he means to, Amitabh Bachchan always seems to steal the show. At the launch of acclaimed author Shobhaa De's new book, Superstar India, the Big B delivered the event's main address, before formally unveiling book and posing for photographs with the author.

April 29, 2008
Shahid's Kismet Konnection !
After making a connection with the audience in Jab We Met, Shahid Kapoor's next is Kismet Konnection opposite Vidya Balan. Set to release on July 18, the film is directed by Aziz Mirza.

First look: The Dark Knight
The latest Batman flick, which is directed by Christopher Nolan, stars Christian Bale, late Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Most awaited debut: Harman's or Imran's?
While it's too early to say which is the better actor, we can't help but ask you, our dear readers, whom do you look forward to see -- will it be Imran or Harman?

Now, Vellitherai in a theatre near you!
Mirchi Movies Limited, the entertainment arm of Times Group, is now gearing up for its foray with South Indian content. Having successfully released its first Tamil film Vellitherai in Tamilnadu and other South Indian states, Mirchi Movies will now release the film on 2 May 2008 in other Indian markets like Mumbai, Pune, Goa, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Delhi and Baroda with English subtitles.

April 28, 2008
Sherlyn Chopra's Dard-E-Disco
Didn't get enough of Dard-E-Disco from Shah Rukh Khan? Then get ready for Dard-E-Sherlyn. The sultry model-turned-actress-turned-singer has announced a new video album.

April 25, 2008
Britain's Richest Young Millionaires
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, who has added 3 million pounds to his wealth in the past year and is now worth 20 million pounds, is the richest actor in the young millionaires list.

April 24, 2008
First Look: Chandni Chowk to China
Shah Rukh Khan may be the King of the Bollywood but this year it is for sure that Akshay Kumar will over power him.

First Look: Hari Puttar
After a long wait, Hari Puttar -- seemingly inspired from the blockbuster Harry Potter franchise -- is out. Instead of Daniel Radcliffe, you will meet Zain Khan here. The film also stars Sarika, Jackie Shroff, Sweeni Khera, Sourabh Shukla and Vijay Raaz.

Bipasha's in vogue again!
Bipasha Basu is the cover girl of Vogue India for the second time, in the May issue.

Hrithik: Vogue's first coverboy
Vogue's first ever men's supplement and the ultimate style guide for men has the stylish Hritik Roshan as the perfect choice on the cover.

' Thoda Pyaar is like Mr India , not Mary Poppins '
After giving two hits in Hum Tum and Fanaa, director Kunal Kohli is back with his next film under the Yash Raj banner, called Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic.

April 23, 2008
Rani's next: Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic
The title for Kunal Kohli's new Yash Raj film was revealed in a press conference today. Titled Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic, the film stars Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji.

Kelly Brook splits up with Billy Zane
The 28-year-old Strictly Come Dancing star became single again after deciding that she is too young to marry the 42-year-old Titanic star.

Beyonce and Jay-Z officially married
A town clerk Donna Conkling, who released the news, said that the license had the wedding date as April 4, reported People magazine.

Soundarya Rajnikanth's pact with Warner Bros
Warner Bros Pictures India has entered an exclusive multi-picture pact with Tamil superstar, Rajnikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajnikanth's ocher studios.

First Look: Salman's new hairstyle
Salman Khan was spotted with a new look at producer-director Pahlaj Nihalani's event.

Another thriller from M Night Shyamalan
M Night Shyamalan is back with yet another thriller, The Happening starring Mark Wahlberg. The trailer doesn't give away much, but the big question is whether the Fox film, with India's UTV as partner, can resurrect the filmmaker's career badly bruised by Lady in The Water.

April 22, 2008
Virginia Madsen in Mira Nair's Amelia Earhart biopic
Virginia Madsen has signed on to join Hilary Swank and Richard Gere in Mira Nair's Amelia Earhart biopic Amelia. Madsen will play Dorothy Binney, publisher-promoter George Putnam's first wife in the film for Avalon Pictures and Fox Searchlight.

Penelope's sizzling sex scene!
Hollywood actress Penelope Cruz is setting pulses racing with her new film Elegy, wherein she goes naked for an onscreen romp with Gandhi star Sir Ben Kingsley.

The desi life, graphically
Thanks to the encouragement she has received from Anjali Singh, her college buddy and an editor at Houghton Mifflin whose acquisition of Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis became a successful Oscar-nominated graphic film, Keshni Kashyap is on her way to the bookstore.

April 21, 2008
Liz Hurley tired of wearing bikinis
The star has bedazzled both men and women with her fabulous body, but she admits that she is tired of prancing about in bikinis.

Jessica Alba to tie the knot soon
With the impending arrival of her first baby, Jessica Alba is planning to have a complete family and has therefore set the date for her wedding with beau Cash Warren.

Anna doesn't want to marry Enrique
Enrique Iglesias has revealed that he has repeatedly tried to convince his girlfriend Anna Kournikova to marry him but with no luck.

Ash: I'm still in Robot
Not one to miss out on his son and daughter-in-law's wedding anniversary, who were in the US, Amitabh Bachchan organised a video conference in Mumbai, where he and wife Jaya got to wish the couple. The media were also invited to the event, which also saw the release of promos from the Bachchans' film, Sarkar Raj directed by Ram Gopal Varma.

Ash, Abhishek celebrate anniversary with media
Not one to miss out on his son and daughter-in-law's wedding anniversary, who were in the US, Amitabh Bachchan organised a video conference in Mumbai, where he and wife Jaya got to wish the couple. The media were also invited to the event, which also saw the release of promos from the Bachchans' film, Sarkar Raj directed by Ram Gopal Varma.

SRK flags off Paanchvi Pass
Shah Rukh Khan seems to have all the time to promote his new reality game show - Kya Aap Paachvi Paas Se Tez Hai - on Star Plus.

First Look: Ram Gopal Varma's new girl
After Urmila Matondkar, Antara Mali and Nisha Kothari, Ram Gopal Varma has found another heroine, Amruta Khanvilkar. The actress will star in not one but two RGV films -- Contract and Phoonk.

Jackie Chan, Jet Li on screen together!
Jackie Chan and Jet Li will be seen together for the first time in the film The Forbidden Kingdom, directed by Rob Minkoff. The film was earlier titled, The J & J Project and later changed to The Forbidden Kingdom.

No takers for Norah Jones in Hollywood?
Norah Jones, daughter of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, has received mostly negative reviews for her work in the bleak love story of sorts. It marks the English-language debut of Hong Kong-based filmmaker Wong Kar Wai.

April 18, 2008
The most seductive women of all time!
Marilyn Monroe and Angelina Jolie have been named as the 'most seductive women of all time', according to a British survey.

First Look: Priyanka's red hair
Director Harry Baweja launches his son Harman Baweja in LoveStory 2050--a futuristic sci-fi movie. Harman will be paired opposite Priyanka Chopra who will bear a red hair. The actors will be seen in a whole new different look designed by Thea.

Big B's plans for Ash, Abhi
A special event has been organised on April 20 to mark Abhishek and Aishwarya's first wedding anniversary.

When Asha Bhosle brought the house down!
The singer performed on Thursday at Carnegie Hall to an audience who gave her a deafening ovation, again and again throughout the three hour show.

April 17, 2008
Should Shriya star opposite Rajni in Robot ?
With the heroine in Shankar's Robot still undecided -- the makers are swinging between Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Deepika Padukone -- we can't help but wonder why they aren't considering the stunning Shriya Saran.

Uma Thurman to star in Motherhood
The day-in-the-life feature, written and directed by Dieckmann, has Thurman as a harried mother of two preparing for her daughter's sixth birthday party as myriad urban challenges confront her.

Salman, Kareena become Main Aur Mrs Khanna
UTV Spotboy Pictures and Sohail Khan Productions commence their maiden venture with the Salman–Kareena–Sohail starrer, Main Aur Mrs Khanna.

First Look: Priyadarshan's Mere Baap Pehle Aap
After the critically acclaimed thriller Manorama – 6 Feet Under, Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. produces Priyadarshan's Mere Baap Pehle Aap.

April 16, 2008
Spielberg meets UN to discuss 2008 Olympics
The director was seen in a relaxed mood after a 45-minute meeting over the Sudan's Darfur conflict, with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon at the United Nations Headquarters.

April 15, 2008
Salman Rushdie set for movie debut
The author has signed on to star in the new romantic comedy titled Then She Found Me, after successfully auditioning for the part. The movie will be directed by Helen Hunt, and marks her directorial debut.

Rowling sues Potter fan web site
Harry Potter's J K Rowling went to a lower Manhattan courthouse early Monday for her lawsuit against a publisher. Rowling, did not speak as she entered the courthouse where she was to testify. She says her copyrights are being violated by a fan who plans to publish a Harry Potter encyclopedia.

April 14, 2008
Meet the highest earning teen!
According to the upcoming annual 'What People Earn' issue of Parade magazine, 'Hannah Montana' star, Miley Cyrus earned huge amounts of cash for her roles in the TV series, movie and album deals, as well as merchandise.

When Rajeev Khandelwal got lost!
A still from the actor's debut film, Aamir.

April 11, 2008
Meet the hottest bachelors!
Singer John Mayer has landed the top spot in a new poll of Hot Celebrity Bachelors. The other four are John Mayer Jason Lewis, Chace Crawford, Emile Hirsch and John Krasinski.

Fine directors get together in Mumbai Cutting
Mumbai Cutting has been directed by some of the most reputed directors like Sudhir Mishra (Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi), Jahnu Barua (Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara), Ayush Raina, Shashank Ghosh (Waisa Bhi Ho Raha Hai Part II), Ruchi Narain (Kal), Rahul Dholakia (Parzania), Manish Jha (Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women), Revathy (Phir Milenge), Kundan Shah (Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron), (Rituparno Ghosh (Raincoat) and Anurag Kashyap (Black Friday).

Aussie cricketers bat for Bollywood
The players in question are Aussie cricketers Brett Lee, Brad Hogg, Stewart Clark and Mike Hussey, who are all set to shoot for the Bollywood film, Victory starring Harman Baweja and Amrita Rao.

April 10, 2008
Wedding bells for Penelope Cruz?
The Hollywood actress is reportedly set to exchange wedding vows with actor beau Javier Bardem, later this year.

Liz, Gwyneth in hot pinks
The two celebrities were at the party, aptly named 'Hottest Pink Party', organised by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

What SRK's Billo Barber is all about
We have all heard about Shah Rukh Khan's new film, Billo Barber, to be directed by Priyadarshan. The director dips into the pool of Malayalam cinema for inspiration once again. This time, he picks last year's hit, Kadha Parayumbol, starring Sreenivasan and Mammootty.

April 09, 2008
The Indian connection in Devotion
The practicing Jew who discovered Vedic culture in India in the '60s, Cheb's recently released his album Devotion, his seventh album on Six Degrees Records, which was recorded and produced entirely in New Delhi.

Meet the peace-loving jailbird!
Introducing her 'husband and President' from the hit television show The West Wing at a benefit in New York, Stockard Channing recently confessed she has known of many actors who have been to jail for drugs and violence. But, she said, Martin Sheen -- who, in the Aaron Sorkin-scripted serial played President Josiah Bartlett while she played his wife Abigail -- was quite unlike any other jail bird in Hollywood.

April 07, 2008
Hollywood actor Charlton Heston dead
Heston rose to fame in the 1950s with starring in movies like Ben Hur, for which he won an Oscar. He played Moses in the Ten Commandments. Known for his political activism, Heston was a high-profile supporter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. He was also President of the National Rifle Association from 1998 to 2002.

April 04, 2008
Deepika snubs Gauri Khan
First, it was the film's director Farah Khan, whom Deepika forgot to wish on the former's birthday. Now, the latest to get the 'Deepika treatment' is Shah Rukh's wife, Gauri Khan. The story goes that Deepika ignored her co-star's wife at the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week because she was too busy with her boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor's mother Neetu Singh.

Now, Naomi spits on cop!
British supermodel Naomi Campbell was released on bail after she was arrested for allegedly spitting at a police officer.

April 03, 2008
Danny DeVito joins Aliens and dinosaurs!
India's first integrated arts and film museum-archive-entertainment centre, The Osianama, has added to it's growing collection of Sci-Fi and Horror artworks from Hollwyood cinema, the latest being items from Jurassic Park and Aliens.

April 02, 2008
Jennifer Lopez goes blonde
Four weeks after she gave birth to twins, Max and Emme, Jennifer Lopez has not only regained her svelte figure, but gone blonde too. To have her look changed, the 38-year-old singer-actress left the kids at home in Old Westbury to visit the Rita Hazan salon, accompanied by her sister, Linda.

Meet the RJ in Mussanje Maathu
After playing an action hero in the hugely successful Gooli, Sudeep will be seen as a young radio jockey in his latest Kannada movie, Mussanje Maathu (Talk in the Evening). Giving him company is the film's heroine, Ramya. The pair was last together four years ago in Yogaraj Bhat's Ranga S.S.L.C.

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