|November 02, 2014|
|Shah Rukh Khan: I have a long way to go|
'I am proud that I am an outsider and have been able to survive for so long in a place that has been very loving but is also quite harsh,' Shah Rukh Khan tells the media on his 49th birthday. Rajul Hegde listens in.
|September 05, 2014|
|Scarlett Johansson has a baby girl|
The 29-year-old American actress and Romain, who got engaged in September 2013, announced their baby news in March 2014.
|February 16, 2014|
|A son steps into his father's big shoes|
Back from a triumphant tour of India and kicking off a number of solo performances across America, Alam Khan admits that he sometimes feels he is still in the shadow of his legendary father, the late Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.
|December 26, 2013|
|Movies, now playing on a smartphone near you|
'Movie theatres, despite their diminished stature, will continue to play a role in our culture. Just like cinema. After all, we have at least another big centennial to commemorate in our lifetime,' says Murali Kamma.
|July 18, 2013|
|Pran: The villian who was almost the hero|
Raja Sen, who discovered Pran's filmography in the VHS-crazed era and was instantly hooked, tells us why the late actor's onscreen villiany is stuff legends are made of.
|May 10, 2013|
|Veteran actor Pran gets Dadasaheb Phalke award|
Best known for his portrayal of negative roles in Hindi movies like Milan, Madhumati, Kashmir Ki Kali, the veteran actor was honoured with a Swarna Kamal (golden lotus) medallion, a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh and a shawl.
|April 03, 2013|
|Bradley Cooper as Flash in Justice League |
According to reports, Warner Bros is actively pursuing Cooper to play The Flash in its long-awaited superhero team-up film, reported Digital Spy.
Amitabh to join Aishwarya in Cannes
Amitabh Bachchan is ready to make his proper international debut, thanks to his first Hollywood film, The Great Gatsby, where he has a small but pivotal role.
|December 19, 2012|
|Ben Affleck running for US Senate?|
According to CBS Boston, the 40-year-old actor is on a list of possible successors to Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, the Politico reported.
|October 18, 2012|
|When Karan Johar was the Student of the Year!|
Karan Johar's teacher Indu Shahani, principal of the director's alma matter, HR College, gives an exclusive insight into the college life of the flamboyant director.
|May 28, 2012|
|Photo: Poonam Pandey finally strips...for SRK!|
Soon after Shah Rukh Khan's IPL team, the Kolkata Knight Riders, won IPL Season 5, Poonam, model and aspiring actress, gave her followers something to drool about when she posted a picture of herself, starkers, on Twitter.
|January 30, 2012|
|Shah Rukh beats up Farah Khan's husband|
'Shah Rukh has always told me that physical abuse is the worst way to sort out a problem, and that it means the person who is hitting has either a personal or professional crisis going on,' Farah Khan said.
|December 05, 2011|
|Dev Anand, The Star who became the Sun|
Dev Anand kept the flame of hope alive. Tarun Vijay salutes the Hero for All Times and a great Indian who united people across faith and boundaries.
|November 15, 2011|
|'Our baby has been born'|
Filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Vikas Bahl and Madhu Mantena have started a new production company named Phantom.
|August 03, 2011|
|Desperately seeking Apu's room|
Robert Hirschfield goes looking for the space he made his own from the moment he saw Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray's The World of Apu.
|March 30, 2011|
|First Look: Joker |
Here is a sneak peek to Akshay-Sonakshi starrer Joker.
|February 28, 2011|
|Who looks hotter: Ash or Mallika?|
These two women made India proud at this year's Oscar red carpet event. But there can only be one winner. Who should it be?
|February 18, 2011|
|'I want to make a film like Step Up with Hrithik'|
Ace Bollywood choreographer Remo D'Souza, who debuts as a director with F.A.L.T.U., says his next movie will be based on dance and he wants to cast Hrithik Roshan or Shahid Kapoor for it.
|January 31, 2011|
|Judge Aamir heads to Berlin |
The actor is all set to go to Berlin as a member of the international jury for the 11-day film festival beginning there next month.
|January 24, 2011|
|I-T raids at premises of Katrina, Priyanka|
Income Tax department officials on Monday carried out raids at the residences and offices of actresses Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif for suspected tax evasion.
|January 10, 2011|
|Is Ash losing to Freida Pinto?|
The actress has been permanently replaced by the Slumdog Millionaire star as the Indian face of L'Oreal.
|December 21, 2010|
|Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi jailed for six years|
Panahi, known for his internationally acclaimed movies like The Circle, White Balloon and The Mirror on humanitarian struggles in the country, has been outspoken in his support of Iran's opposition movement, earning the wrath of the government.
|December 17, 2010|
|My night with Guns N' Roses|
A touch of disppointment could be felt from the crowd since a majority of the tracks were from the new album.
|November 23, 2010|
|Why Freida Pinto won't do a Bollywood film|
The Mumbai-born actress, who shot to worldwide fame with the Oscar-winning movie, has been offered several "stereotypical" roles in India but is adamant not to star in an all-singing, all-dancing Bollywood movie.
|October 21, 2010|
|Katy Perry, Russell Brand's Indian plans|
Katy Perry and Russell Brand finally landed in India on Wednesday -- the bride-to-be was seen trying to hide the traditional "Nath" jewellery under a blanket as she and Russell waited at Mumbai airport for a flight to Jaipur.
|October 14, 2010|
|Sound of music at the North Pole|
Parvati, a Toronto-based musician and yoga instructor, is all set to raise awareness about the environment by performing there.
|October 12, 2010|
|Fans celebrate Big B's 68th birthday|
Fans from all over India offered prayers for the actor's good health and happiness.
Big B's touch makes KBC 4 infectious as ever!
In an era of sensationalist hosts and nasty judges, not only does Bachchan appears comfortable enjoying the key elements of the show -- quizzing, interacting, conversing but appears thoroughly delighted and, alternatively, disappointed when a contestant does or doesn't do well. It's infectious. And so is KBC.
|October 07, 2010|
|The birth of a Sufi singer|
Sandip Roy tells the story of Shye Ben-Tzur, a Israeli musician who found his calling in Sufi music.
|September 20, 2010|
|Shakira as goddess Kali?|
The Colombian singer Shakira has been approached by UK based film producer Karan Arora to star in a 3D VFX movie "Kali-the warrior Goddess".
Freida Pinto's sultry photoshoot
The Slumdog Millionaire star posed in a series of provocative outfits for the photoshoot, which she had taken part in to promote her new film work.
|August 17, 2010|
|Preity Zinta rings Nasdaq bell |
The Kal Ho Naa Ho star is only the third Indian actor to ring the bell, with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol being the first two.
Michael Douglas diagnosed with throat cancer
The 65-year-old actor, who is the son of Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas, is set to begin chemotherapy after doctors discovered a tumour in his throat during a routine medical check-up.
|August 05, 2010|
|'I'm a practising Hindu'|
The actress talks about how she is a practicing Hindu in the September issue of Elle magazine.
|August 04, 2010|
|Is John Abraham's bottom worth Rs 10 crore?|
The 37-year-old actor, who showed off his toned body in Dostana, has decided to buy a policy that "extensively covers any possible risk to his famous body part."
|July 30, 2010|
|'I am very upset and hurt'|
Rahul Mahajan's second wife, Kolkata model, Dimpy, who left his Worli house late on Thursday following violent domestic abuse, on Friday said she was very upset and hurt and needed some time to recover from the episode.
Coming soon: Total Recall remake
Filmmaker Len Wiseman is set to create a modern remake of the 1990 action classic Total Recall, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Watch out for Ash, Freida Pinto in Venice
Mani Ratnam's Raavan and Julian Schnabel's Israel-Palestine conflict narrative Miral starring Freida Pinto, are among the movies to be screened at the 67th Venice Film Festival in September.
'I loved every pound I gained for Eat Pray Love '
The Pretty Woman star has revealed she loved every pound she gained due to the 'eat' portion of her latest movie Eat Pray Love.
Harry Potter lets his hair down now that he's 21!
Recently celebrating his 21st birthday with two friends in St Petersburg, Radcliffe was photographed in happy, intoxicated bliss. But by night's end, he looked decidedly worse for wear.
Ellen Degeneres leaving Amercian Idol
Ellen Degeneres is leaving her position as judge on Fox's hit show American Idol, saying it was not the 'right fit' for her.
Rahul Mahajan, Dimpy to divorce?
The couple seems to be heading for a split after Dimpy walked out of Rahul's home alleging abuse.
|July 27, 2010|
|Is this hottie the Sexiest Woman Alive?|
Meet 35-year-old Christina Hendricks, the star of AMC series Mad Men, who earlier this year was named Sexiest Woman Alive by readers of men's magazine Esquire.
|June 15, 2010|
|Is Jai Ho! A R Rahman's best song?|
'The show -- one friend described it as a desi Lion King -- was stunning to watch. The lights, set design, sound, the selection of songs was simply quite spectacular.'
|June 14, 2010|
|Angelina Jolie to play Cleopatra|
With the 35-year-old beauty in in mind, film producer Scott Rudin has purchased the film rights to upcoming biography Queen of the Nile, Cleopatra: A Life opposite Brad Pitt.
|June 04, 2010|
|Frank Miller's prequel to 300 |
Miller is designing a new graphic novel series called Xerxes, about the Persian ruler of the same name, the antagonist of 300.
|May 14, 2010|
|Naomi Watts to star as Marilyn Monroe in new biopic|
The actress is set to play Marilyn Monroe in a new biopic based on a controversial book detailing the actress' love affairs and encounters on the casting couch.
Russell Crowe wants to do a Bollywood film
The Academy Award winning actor whose film Robin Hood opened the prestigious Cannes festival, has been in talks with Indian financiers and plans to star in the production too.
Cleaning up an oil spill, James Cameron-style
The world's biggest filmmaker has offered his fleet of private submarines to BP (formerly British Petroleum), to assist the company in stopping the massive oil flow threatening the Gulf of Mexico, caused by its leaking oil rig, the Deepwater Horizon.
|May 12, 2010|
|Global film biz buzz in post- Slumdog world|
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles has become a portal for the Indian film business in a post-Slumdog world.
Deepika all set to sashay down Cannes red carpet
The actress will be wearing a sensuous sari designed by Indian designer Rohit Bal for the premiere of French film Tournee (On Tour), directed by Mathieu Amalric, which is competing for festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or.
When Helen Mirren met Helen Mirren
The Oscar winner met her wax double at Madame Tussauds, in London.
Cannes 2010: Get ready for Indian masala
A six-member delegation from the Mumbai Film Festival, led by its director S Narayanan, will add some Indian masala to the 63rd Cannes Film Festival, one of international filmdom's oldest and most prestigious events.
Beatles' 1966 'Jesus' press tape up for grabs
An audio recording of the Beatles from 1966, in which John Lennon is asked about his comment that the band was more popular than Jesus, is expected to sell for about 13,400 pounds at auction.
|May 07, 2010|
|Russell Crowe's Robin Hood gets stamped|
Australia Post has conferred this honour on the New Zealand born actor who became an Australian citizen in 2006, for his contribution as an actor.
|May 06, 2010|
|First North East film makes it to Cannes|
The 15-minute Last of the Tattooed Head Hunters, directed by Vikeyeno Zao and produced by Indrajit Narayan Dev and Hawksbill Productions will be screened at the festival's Short Film Corner, which begins on May 12.
Here's what really killed Elvis Presley
The doctor of the King of Rock and Roll says the star died of an 'embarrassing' case of chronic constipation.
|May 03, 2010|
|Bridging the gap between Bollywood and Hollywood|
According to Amritaj, the Indian cinema-Western cinema fusion is destined to be, just not immediately.
Now, you can follow Hrithik Roshan on rediff !
The heartthrob will use rediff.com's conversational media platform to host the latest updates on his latest movies, videos, photographs, audio files, links to his interviews and coverage from other sites. Millions of star-struck fans can now converse with Hrithik online
First Look: Malayalam film Best of Luck
The laugh riot stars Kailash, Archana Kavi, Asif Ali and Rima Kallingal.
|April 30, 2010|
|HC stays use of Lawaris song in Housefull |
In an interim stay till June 2, Justice Nadira Patherya on Friday restrained producer Sajid Nadiadwala from the cinematic use of the Kalyanji-Anandji number in the new film, where it has been remixed with another song Dhanno.
Brad Pitt calls ex-wife Aniston 'pathetic'
According to sources, a peeved Pitt allegedly told his pals that the Friends stars is "pathetic" for appearing on the cover of his favourite magazine.
World's Most Influential Artist of 2010
The singer clinched the top spot in the list of 25 stars in a new poll by America's Time magazine.
|April 21, 2010|
|Oprah Winfrey refuses to take DNA paternity test |
The talk show queen refuses to acknowledge the claims of an 84-year-old Navy veteran named North Robinson that he is her biological father.
Antonio Banderas confirms Shrek spin-off
The actor will be reprising the role of Puss In Boots in the upcoming fourth and final Shrek film, Shrek Forever After and has revealed that the upcoming project will be based on the mischievous cat's childhood.
Michael Douglas' son gets 5 years for drug trafficking
Federal Judge Richard Berman ruled on the side of leniency, sending the 31-year-old to just five years behind bars rather than the minimum of 10 under federal sentencing guidelines.
Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint
The actor, whose real name is Kalpen Modi, was in the Dupont Circle area of the US capital when a gunman stole his wallet and other belongings on Tuesday.
|April 15, 2010|
|Rachel Weisz to play Jackie Kennedy?|
The actress will essay the role in an upcoming movie about the John F Kennedy assassination.
Mallika's sexy serpentine shoot
The actress is all set for a photo shoot with photographer Ash Gupta, for her upcoming film Hisss, in which she plays a snake-woman. The shoot has been inspired by legendary photographer Richard Avedon's famous shot of German-born US-based 1980's actress Nastassja Kinski -- Kinski was totally naked, save for an enormous boa constrictor!
Meryl Streep, a woman of letters
The actress was named honorary member of American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Jolie no longer attracted to Pitt?
The National Enquirer reports that the actress hates Pitt's shabby look.
|April 12, 2010|
|Vatican absolves Fab Four...finally! |
In a move reportedly sanctioned by Pope Benedict XVI, the Catholic Church has officially forgiven The Beatles for their sex and substance-fueled excesses and their infamous remark of being "more popular than Jesus".
The book that Barack Obama enjoyed reading
Spanish-born Canadian author Yann Martel allegedly received a handwritten letter of thanks and praise from the US president, who wrote that he and his daughter had just finished reading the novel, Life of Pi.
|April 06, 2010|
| Desperate Housewives star sues creator|
Nicollette Sheridan has filed a 21-million-dollar lawsuit against the popular show's creator over allegations of assault.
An English hottie poised for Tamil debut
Amy Jackson is all set to act opposite Arya in Vijay's period drama Madharasapattinam.
Harry Potter and the President!
The annual White House Easter Egg Roll has become an iconic cultural event in America. This year's event, held April 5, was no different, and featured a very special guest for all the kids -- Harry Potter author JK Rowling!
Obsessed fan stalks Geeta Basra, threatens suicide
Though the 26-year-old actress hasn't seen this man in person, she is being constantly harassed through phone calls and SMSs, something which is making it hard for Geeta to even "find breathing space" for herself.
|February 06, 2010|
|I am what I am because of Mumbai: SRK|
"I think what I said has been misconstrued. I am pro good relationship with countries. I am not pro some other country and not my own country. How is it possible?," he told media persons outside the airport on his arrival from London amid tight security.
|February 05, 2010|
|Brad Pitt in Sherlock Holmes sequel?|
The actor is being tipped to play villain Moriarty.
Rana walks for leprosy
The actor participated in a 'Walk to Fight Leprosy' organised by LEPRA India, a NGO based in Hyderabad, on World Leprosy Day.
Sibi Malayil's love story
The Malayalam movie stars not Mohanlal or Mammooty, with whom he made some excellent films, but Nishan, Asif Ali, Nithya Menon and a couple of fresh faces.
Award winning teen actor can't watch his film
Shams Patel, the winner of the National award as best child artist for his role in Thanks Maa, would not be able to watch it in a theatre as the movie has been awarded 'A' certificate by the Censor Board.
Hollywood's highest paid actress of 2009
Harry Potter star Emma Watson's earnings amount to 20 million pounds, making her the highest earner in 'Hollywood's top 40' rich list.
|January 23, 2010|
|Priyanka, Kangana become 'fashionable' at National Awards|
Bengali film Antaheen by director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury was chosen as the best film while Tamil filmmaker Bala won the honour of best director for his film Naan Kadavul at the 56th National Film Awards announced in New Delhi on Saturday.
|January 22, 2010|
|Coming soon, Spice Girls musical|
Former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller announced the project, to be called Viva Forever, which takes its name from the girl group's 1998 number one single.
|January 13, 2010|
|Welcome to Abbaworld!|
Fans can now take a closer look at their favourite pop band, thanks to the interactive Abbaworld which is to open in London.
New James Bond flick to be in 3D
Director Sam Mendes -- who won an Oscar for his debut feature American Beauty -- has been approached to helm the 23rd Bond film.
|January 10, 2010|
|Michael Jackson was 'murdered'|
In the original certificate dated July 7, deputy coroner Cheryl MacWillie does not cite the cause of death. But the certificate was later amended on August 31 by medical examiner Christopher Rogers, who gives the cause as "homicide".
|December 27, 2009|
|Vindu Singh wins Bigg Boss 3|
Vindu Singh, son of legendary wrestler and actor Dara Singh, won the reality television show Bigg Boss season 3 over 14 other participants at a glittering three-hour finale on Saturday.
|December 16, 2009|
|First look: Leonardo DiCaprio's Inception |
The plot of the sci-fi movie directed by Christopher Nolan (of The Dark Knight, Batman Begins, Memento, The Prestige fame) is about entering peoples' minds/dreams through an injection.
|December 08, 2009|
|When Lady Gaga met the Queen|
The outlandish singer entertained the Queen at Royal Variety Performance
Aa Dinagalu 's team returns with Suryakanthi
After giving the highly appreciated Aa Dinagalu, the team of director Chaithanya, music maestro Ilayaraja, cameraman H.C.Venu and promising young actor Chetan are back again with this latest Kannada film.
|December 02, 2009|
|Harry Potter to appear naked in next film|
Radcliffe has appeared naked before, on stage during productions of Equus at London's West End and New York's Broadway, but this will be a first for him on screen.
|October 27, 2009|
|Want to look sexy? Here's how!|
Television actress Mouni tells us the secret to her trendy look, and how to get as stylish as her.
Should Bigg Boss be banned?
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry seems to think so, because it has issued a showcause notice against Colors for airing obscene and vulgar content.
|October 12, 2009|
|Michael Jackson's new song released|
The song -- This Is It --gets its first airplay on October 12, nearly four months after he passed away.
The Curious Case of Jaya Sawant
'Why did Jaya Sawant come to the house of horrors? Like so many reality show aspirants she perhaps believed it would be her ticket to immortality, the way it catapulted her daughter to stardom.'
|September 04, 2009|
| Bend It Like Beckham star becomes a Good Wife |
Archie Panjabi plays the role of Kalinda, a bisexual Indian investigator who works alongside the show's attorney protagonist, played by Julianna Luisa Marguiles.
|August 27, 2009|
|Anupam Kher shoots for Woody Allen movie|
The actor recounts his experience of shooting for Allen's untitled movie where he plays Freida Pinto's father.
Shilpa race row was nail in the coffin for Big Brother
Channel 4 decided to pull the plug on the show after it managed an average of just two million viewers in it's tenth year, which is a massive drop from the 10 million who tuned in during the 'Celebrity' edition starring Shetty two years ago, reported Daily Mail.
Gisele gets into a bikini for Vogue
Indian designers Tarun Tahiliani, Suneet Varma, Anamika Khanna and Sabyasachi Mukherjee style the supermodel for the Vogue India issue.
|August 14, 2009|
|This sexy vampire is back!|
Kate Beckinsale to return as a vampire in the fourth installment of the Underworld series.
|August 13, 2009|
|Does Britney deserve seven VMA nods?|
Industry insiders are questioning if she does really deserve the huge nominations she got for her one and only music video this year, Womanizer.
|August 07, 2009|
|Salma Hayek becomes bearded lady!|
No, not for real! The actress will sport a big, hairy beard and moustache in new film Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant.
|July 14, 2009|
|First Look: Yograj Bhat's Manasaare |
Mungaru Male-director Yograj Bhat is back with his latest offering, Manasaare, which has Kannada fans eager in anticipation for its release!
|July 09, 2009|
|'Kargil inspired me to join army'|
Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, who was inducted in the Indian Army today as honorary Lt Colonel, said the tough life faced by soldiers in Kargil and other parts of Jammu and Kashmir inspired him to join the armed forces.
Emma Watson's wardrobe malfunction
Emma Watson accidentally flashes her panties at Harry Potter premiere.
First Look: NTR's Adurs
The actor is rumoured to be doing a double role while Nayantara will be seen in a bikini in the Telugu movie.
Meet Dr AR Rahman
The Middlesex University, London conferred an honorary doctorate on the Oscar-winning composer on July 8.
|July 03, 2009|
|Karthi, Tamannah in Paiyya |
With Lingusamy behind the helm and the promising star cast, this Tamil film is fast generating a lot of buzz.
|July 02, 2009|
|Was MJ anorexic?|
Michael Jackson's autopsy reports suggest the singer may have been suffering from an eating disorder.
Diana Ross named backup guardian of MJ's kids
The 65-year-old singer is to act as guardian if Jacksons' matriarch Katherine Jackson, named as the primary guardian, dies or "is unwilling or unable" to act as guardian.
|June 25, 2009|
|British era theatre re-opened in Shimla|
The British era Gaiety theatre -- the only theatre in Victorian Gothic style in Asia -- was formally dedicated to the people by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal after its renovation in Shimla today.
First Look: Tulsi Kumar launches album
After starting her singing career in films like Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye and Aksar, Tulsi Kumar has finally launched her maiden album, Love Ho Jaaye.
NASA gets a boost -- from rap!
Seventy nine-year-old Buzz Aldrin, an astronaut recently teamed up with hip-hop superstar Snoop Dogg to record a rap single, called Rocket Experience, to commemorate 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing next month.
10 films to battle it out for Oscar best picture
Academy Awards to expand Best Picture nominees to 10 films.
SRK can wait, kids can't
Farah Khan's number one priority are her triplets. Everything else, inclcuding her favourite star can wait.
|June 22, 2009|
|The world's most handsome man|
Robert Pattinson, who plays Edward Cullen in the vampire series Twilight and New Moon, has been crowned the most handsome man in the world by Vanity Fair magazine.
|June 17, 2009|
|Shia LaBeouf confirms Indiana Jones 5 |
The young Hollywood actor, who joined Harrison Ford in the movie franchise's fourth installment, said that movie bosses are planning to make a new film in the archaeologist adventurer series.
Mothers' recipe to tell the immigrant story
Stage actor and producer Anand Rajaram has created a show that draws upon mothers' wisdom to tell the immigrant story.
|June 05, 2009|
|Americans go Balle! Balle!|
Americans are stomping their way to better health with the help of bhangra beats, says fitness expert Sarina Jain.
Heidi Klum turns Vogue editor
The German born supermodel got the chance take on the role of guest-editor in a special 140-page spread titled 'Heidi by Vogue.'
|May 27, 2009|
|Danny Boyle to rescue Slumdog kids|
The director, who cast Azaharuddin, 10, and Rubina Ali, 9, as young Latika and Salim, is saddened by the reports that the young children have lost their shanty homes in a demolition drive in Mumbai.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer , the movie
The famous vampire sitcom ran for 6 years on TV will be seen on the big screen very soon.
|May 20, 2009|
|Bollywood hungama at Madame Tussauds!|
On Thursday afternoon, Bollywood is all set to take over the media capital of America -- Times Square in New York City -- in celebration of Asian American Heritage Month.
Neelathamara blooms again
Director Lal Jose teams up with producer Suresh Kumar of the banner Revathi Kalamandir, to remake the Jnanapith award winner M T Vasudevan Nair's Malayalam film Neelathamara.
|May 19, 2009|
|Aamir to star opposite Kate Winslet?|
Director Pan Nalin is prepared to cast Aamir opposite recent Oscar winner Kate Winslet for a film based on the short story Toba Tek Singh by Saadat Hasan Manto.
Hindu scholars slam Paltrow's blog
Gwyneth Paltrow has been slammed by Hindu scholars for using religious terminology to promote her 'mundane' weekly Goop blog. According to US Hindu leader Rajan Zed, the actress should learn more about the ancient religion before using taglines like 'nourish the inner aspect' on her website.
Rajnikanth's Sultan not ready yet
It is 2009 now and the film which was supposed to release by 2008 end, has not yet reached the theatres because Rajnikanth is busy now with Shankar's Enthiran- Robot.
|May 18, 2009|
|Now, a book on Lata Mangeshkar|
A book chronicling the life and times of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar in the form of conversations with her was released on May 15.
Walking the red carpet with Freida Pinto
Ashvin Kumar, son of noted fashion designer Ritu Kumar, turned feature film director with The Forest, showcased at the Cannes film festival. He writes in his experiences at Cannes.
|May 15, 2009|
|Israel's Julia Roberts in Angels & Demons |
When acclaimed-director Ron Howard's Angels & Demons releases in India two weeks on May 29, audiences here will get their first taste of actress Ayelet Zurer.
|May 11, 2009|
| The Forest goes to Cannes|
Noted designer Ritu Kumar's son Ashvin makes his debut as a feature film director with The Forest.
|May 11, 2009|
| The Forest goes to Cannes|
Noted designer Ritu Kumar's son Ashvin makes his debut as a feature film director with The Forest.
|May 07, 2009|
|The desi star of The Office |
On NBC's hit show The Office, she's known as Kelly Kapoor, an uber-bubbly, super ditzy customer service representative, whose primary concerns are celebrity hook-ups, the color pink and snow cones. But in real life, Indian-American Mindy Kaling is one smart cookie. Her effortless comedic timing and superior writing skills (she's a writer and producer for The Office) have raised eyebrows at NBC.
When Mammootty became a suspect in New York
The Malayalam superstar was briefly detained at JFK airport because of his Muslim-sounding last name.
|May 06, 2009|
|Resul Pookutty thanks Big B for Oscar win|
Crediting megastar Amitabh Bachchan of being a "guiding light" of sound recordists in Hindi cinema, Oscar winning sound engineer Resul Pookutty has said that he owes his international recognition to the Big B.
|May 04, 2009|
|A R Rahman stuns Kerala!|
The Oscar winner sent the crowd in raptures during his live in concert in the state.
First Look: Brad Pitt is a basterd!
Brad Pitt leads the interesting ensemble cast of Quentin Tarantino's upcoming war epic Inglourious Basterds set in Nazi Germany during World War II, and he's the first Basterd to get a poster out.
World's Sexiest Woman
Megan Fox made it to the number one position in a poll by FHM readers worldwide.
|April 30, 2009|
|Ram Gopal Varma to helm biopic on Paritala Ravi|
His forthcoming offering is Rakta Charitra, a film on the life of Paritala Ravi, one of the most feared individuals in the blood-ridden faction politics of south India, particularly Andhra Pradesh, who was assassinated in 2005.
|April 29, 2009|
|Oliver Stone to helm Wall Street 2 |
Filmmaker Oliver Stone has been signed on to helm the sequel to his 1987 hit film Wall Street starring Michael Douglas. Douglas, who won an Oscar for the original film, is set to reprise his Gordon Gekko's role.
|April 28, 2009|
|SRK's handpicked IPL cheerleaders return|
Shah Rukh Khan and Sourab Ganguly personally chose the girls, who would cheer for their team Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League matches, in NDTV Imagine's Knights & Angels. The six winners, however, never got a chance to actually do their jig in South Africa.
|April 24, 2009|
|John Abraham goes international|
The actor is all set to venture into international cinema with gangster flick American Empire to be directed by Andy Armstrong.
|April 23, 2009|
|JLo back in action!|
Actress Jennifer Lopez who was last seen in film El-Cantante with husband Marc Anthony will return on the celluloid with romantic comedy The Back-up Plan.
Dev Patel & Freida Pinto caught kissing!
Slumdog Milliionaire on screen couple Dev Patel and Freida Pinto could not keep their real romance under wraps for long as they were spotted kissing during a dinner date in Israel.
|April 20, 2009|
|Want a Mallika milkshake?|
Mallika, who visited Millions of Milkshakes in West Hollywood, has been honoured with her very own milkshake called the 'Mallika shake'.
|April 10, 2009|
|Twinkle, arrested and released|
Actor Akshay Kumar's wife Twinkle was arrested by police six days after a case was registered against the couple for allegedly indulging in an obscene act during a fashion show, but the actress was released on bail.
Mischa Barton strips for Cosmopolitan
Mischa Barton seems to have put her anorexic days behind her as she showed off healthy curves on the cover of Cosmopolitan cover.
Achachamundu wins an award
Arun Vaidyanathan's Tamil film Achachamundu, Achachamundu shot entirely in the United States of America has won the 'Home grown - Best feature' award at recently concluded 7th Annual Garden state film festival.
|April 06, 2009|
|From Gandhi to Fifty Dead Men Walking |
Fifty Dead Men Walking, written and directed by Kari Skogland, is a loose adaptation of Martin McGartland's 1997 autobiography, also called Fifty Dead Men Walking.
First Look: Mummy Ke Superstars
The fourth season of Amul Voice of India's musical talent show on Star Plus will see the kids' mothers joining them on the show. Aptly titled Amul Voice of India -- Mummy Ke Superstars, the show kicked off on Saturday [every Saturday and Sunday at 9pm].
|April 03, 2009|
|Salma Hayek's husband held hostage|
French tycoon Francois-Henri Pinault was held hostage in his car by staff angered over 1,200 job cuts at two of his stores.
|April 02, 2009|
|Unbutton act: Should Akshay be penalised?|
Akshay Kumar may land himself in the soup as city police have started inquiry into his alleged obscene "unbutton" act during the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
|March 30, 2009|
|Shilpa Shetty to star in EastEnders ?|
The 32-year-old actress is said to be in talks with the producers of the hit BBC series, where she's likely to play a member of a new Asian family about to move into Albert Square, reports The Daily Express.
Jacko may attend Jade Goody's funeral
The King of Pop was said to have extended his support to the family of the late Brit reality star who lost her battle to cervical cancer on March 22 aged 27.
Brangelina to adopt child from India
Jolie recently revealed plans to adopt from India when she met the child stars of multiple Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.
|March 18, 2009|
|Angelina slaps Pitt, sacks nanny|
Hollywood's most talked about couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt seems to be going through a rough time as media reports suggest that the actress allegedly slapped Pitt after catching him on the bed rubbing the back of their female employee.
Bumping into Rahman!
Reader Brinda Robin shares this picture of the star music composer.
|March 16, 2009|
|Claudia Schiffer has world's biggest wardrobe!|
The German supermodel has converted the huge warehouse beside her 5million pound home in Suffolk into a climate controlled closet for her expensive couture. The store is climate-controlled to preserve the fabrics and has separate closets for clothes by different designers.
|March 12, 2009|
|Coffee with A R Rahman|
Reader Nitin Khera shares his memories of the music composer when they met in Glasgow.
|March 10, 2009|
|'Rahman is the best'|
Reader Shyam Shivadas shared his experiences and this photograph of his run-in with the maestro.
|March 09, 2009|
|Rahman makes it to Billboard Hot 100 singles|
Rahman has become the first Indian -- and by Indian, we mean born in India, raised in India and based in India -- to make it to the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.
The desi in American Idol
Anoop Desai is a finalist on the eighth season of American Idol. Although Idol is known for its Top 12, when the four judges could not decide between him and contestant Matt Giraud, the judges chose to admit both—leading to a first-ever Top 13.
Freida Pinto to be face of Estee Lauder?
'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Freida Pinto has reportedly landed herself a deal to front cosmetics giant Estee Lauder.
Being neighbours with A R Rahman
Jeyasimmon R shares his experiences and this rare photograph of the star.
Exclusive: Priya Mani's Kannada debut
The National Award winner will be seen in Raam, which is produced by Adithya Babu and directed by Madesh [he directed last year's blockbuster Gaja], Raam is the remake of the Telugu hit Ready [the Raam and Genelia starrer directed Sreenu Vaitlain].
|March 03, 2009|
| Slumdog' s success is Q & A 's gain|
As the film crossed $200 million barrier worldwide this week following a terrific bump after its eight Oscar win, booksellers worldwide, especially in the UK, Australia and New Zealand are reporting big demand for the novel.
Freida Pinto models for Dolce & Gabbana
Petite Freida looked a million bucks in her frilly mini-dress, as she appeared on the ramp at the Milan fashion week, reports The Sun. he was flanked by Hollywood actress Scarlet Johansson and Kate Hudson, as she flaunted the frilly dress onstage.
Rajni, the Obama of Tamil cinema?
Looking at the latest posters of Tamil film, Arasan the Don, you may wonder what US President Barack Obama and Rajnikanth have in common.
Has Rajni taken up smoking on screen?
Has the superstar started smoking on screen to show off his trademark tossing of the cigarette once again?
Diamonds and rice pearls for Amrita Arora
Fashion designer Ashley Rebello describes Amrita Arora's wedding gown.
|March 02, 2009|
|NE's pride is first female to win Indian Idol|
Sourabhee crooned her way to win the finals defeating Kapil Thapa of Dehradun and Torsha Sarkar of West Bengal to realise the Indian Idol dream of north-eastern India in the land of legendary Sachin Dev Burman and his son Rahul Dev Burman.
|February 27, 2009|
|Freida Pinto visits Indian consulate in New York|
Congratulating Freida on her outstanding success, Ambassador Prabhu Dayal said it was not important whether the movie was directed by an Indian or not as long as the storyline and the entire backdrop was Indian.
|February 26, 2009|
|'I thought Defiance would win'|
Exclusive! A R Rahman speaks to Arthur J Pais about his Oscar win.
'I thought I was flying'
Exclusive: Anil Kapoor on the Oscars triumph!
Freida Pinto sizzles on Maxim cover
Maxim India's March 2009 issue is all set to hit newsstands, and the lovely Ms Pinto's covershot is a picture of bliss.
Dev, Boyle in Who Wants to be a Millionaire ?
According to reports, the 18-year-old actor is in discussions to appear on the ITV1 game show along with the Oscar-winning movie's director Danny Boyle. And the duo might just bring the film's leading lady Freida Pinto on line with the phone a friend option, which will be reminiscent of the film's romantic storyline.
Meet the singers of Jai Ho
Mahalakshmi Iyer, Vijay Prakash and Tanvi Shah were the other three besides Sukhwinder Singh sang in Rahman's award-winning song Jai Ho. Here are their stories.
Kylie Minogue in Mumbai for Akshay's Blue
Kylie Minogue is in Mumbai to record a music video for the forthcoming Bollywood movie Blue which stars Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Katrina Kaif, Lara Dutta and Zayed Khan.
Rahman returns to rousing welcome
The 43-year-old musician, who won the Oscars for Best Original Music and Best Song for his compositions in Slumdog Millionaire at the 81st Academy Awards, arrived at the Chennai airport from Dubai by an Emirates Airways flight at around 2.30 am.
First Look: Resul Pookutty returns triumphant!
Oscar winner Resul Pookutty along with his wife and Irrfan Khan arrived at the Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
|February 24, 2009|
|'I am a very proud nephew of Rahman'|
A R Rahman's double Oscar win has his family back home ecstatic. His nephew -- 21-year-old budding music composer G V Prakash, son of Rahman's older sister, Reihana -- has obviously taken after his famous uncle.
'I wanted Rahman to talk in Tamil, and he did'
As A R Rahman received his Oscars at the 81st Annual Academy Awards, everyone back home was cheering -- including his older sister Reihana, who is the mother of budding music composer G V Prakash. She talks to Shobha Warrier about the excitement at home.
Freida Pinto in Woody Allen's next
Freida Pinto, the film's luminous leading lady who has been wowing the world on the red carpet and across television interviews lining up to the Slumdog's Oscar glory, has gone and signed up a film with director Woody Allen.
|February 23, 2009|
|An Oscar completes Pinki's smile|
Smile Pinki: A real world fairly tale, which celebrates the work of the plastic surgeon Subodh Kumar Singh in providing free surgery to fix the cleft lip of poor young children, won the Oscar in the best documentary (short) category on Sunday night.
PM, President congratulate Slumdog team
The Prime Minister "congratulates A R Rahman, Resul Pookutty (sound engineer), Gulzar (lyricist), and entire Slumdog Millionaire team for the success at the Oscars," a PMO spokesperson said. Singh said "they have done India proud".
Heath Ledger's family says thank you
his family -- Heath Ledger's mother Sally Bell, father Kim Ledger, and sister Kate Ledger -- was there to accept the Best Supporting Actor award for his role of the Joker in The Dark Knight.
Are Dev Patel and Freida Pinto an item?
The Slumdog Millionaire team at the Oscar red carpet.
|February 20, 2009|
|Jessica Alba named Worst Actress Of The Year|
The stunner landed two gongs at Latina.com's second annual Lazzie Awards -- one for acting for "everything she was in last year" and one for her flop 2008 film The Love Guru, reports Contactmusic.
The most stylish man in America!
Singer Justin Timberlake has been named the Most Stylish Man in America by men's magazine GQ. The 28-year-old Grammy winner heads his own clothing line, William Rast, producing items like skinny jeans, vests and graphic T-shirts.
|February 18, 2009|
|Will the Oscars smile at Pinki?|
Oscar nominated documentary film-maker Megan Mylan speaks to rediff.com's Arthur J Pais about her latest documentary -- Smile Pinki.
|February 17, 2009|
|Salma Hayek ties the knot|
Salma Hayek has tied the knot with French magnate Francois-Henri Pinault in Paris on Valentime's Day.
|February 16, 2009|
|Wish SRK a speedy recovery!|
Wish the star, as he heads for a second surgery to fix his injured shoulder.
Jade Goody's enduring legacy
The Big Brother star has continued with media interviews despite her illness to make as much money as possible to leave behind for Bobby and Freddie.
Oprah wants to hear from YOU!
A new section on the Oprah web site, titled 'Share your Story', is asking specifically for Indian women and their tales.
Freida Pinto: From jeans to Chanel!
From just another model in a city of so many aspiring to be the next Jesse Randhawa or Ujjwala Raut, in a few short months the Slumdog star has become the toast of Tinsel Town.
|February 13, 2009|
|Heidi Klum bares all for GQ |
German supermodel Heidi Klum has posed naked for the March issue of men's magazine GQ in Germany.
|February 12, 2009|
|George Clooney and Fatima Bhutto an item?|
The actor is rumoured to be dating late Benazir Bhutto's niece.
Chris Brown threatened to 'kill' Rihanna
Popstar Chris Brown reportedly threatened to kill Rihanna and choked her until she was unconscious. The incident occurred when the Umbrella hitmaker had a heated argument with Brown over a text message from other woman, after which he pulled his hired Lambourghini on the side of the street.
|February 10, 2009|
|Freida Pinto is red-hot!|
The Slumdog Millionaire star has been tagged by high-society, high fashion magazine Vanity Fair for its The Vanities Girls section. Every month, in The Vanities Girls, VF chooses a 'promising' young actress and gives her a full-page portrait. Freida is the chosen one for the March 2009 issue.
Coming soon: Billu , not Barber
When hairdressers across India objected to the use of the word 'barber' in SRK's new film, Billu Barber, the superstar immediately removed the word from the title.
|February 05, 2009|
|What is wrong with SRK?|
Shah Rukh Khan will ndergo surgery on his right shoulder in a couple of days. Here's why.
Raveena Tandon makes a comeback!
Fir Tum Mil Gaye that will go on floors in April this year is a remake of Tamil film June R and is produced under the banner Hari Om Sai and directed by Revathy Verma.
|February 04, 2009|
|Dakota Fanning in Twilight sequel?|
Teen actress Dakota Fanning may star along Robert Pattinson in the sequel of the romantic-fantasy film Twilight.
Scarlett goes brunette
Scarlett Johansson has dyed her trademark blonde locks brunette, and flaunted them at the premiere of her latest film He's Just Not That Into You.
This khiladi is looking for YOU!
Auditions for Khatron Ke Khiladi, the desi version of Fear Factor anchored by Akshay Kumar kicks off in February.
|February 03, 2009|
| Slumdog : Now slum dwellers protest|
Residents of Dharavi, Asia's largest shanty town, display posters and placards as they protest against the producers of film Slumdog Millionaire in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Christian Bale goes ballistic
Anger-management is a term that Batman star The actor recently went berserk on the sets of new film Terminator Salvation after being interrupted in a scene.
Slumdog star in M Night Shyamalan's next
M Night Shyamalan has signed Dev Patel for his adventure film, The Last Airbender.
|January 30, 2009|
|Mithun da to rock TV!|
Mithun Chakraborty will be seen in a new dance reality show, Dance India Dance on Zee TV. The National Award-winning actor will be the grand master of the show.
|January 27, 2009|
|Megan Fox as Lara Croft?|
Hollywood actress Megan Fox is likely to replace Angelina Jolie in next Tomb Raider franchise.
Danny Boyle, the master of this class
The Indian Independent Filmmakers Worldwide organised a masterclass, a fascinating Q & A session with director Sudhir Mishra and Boyle, discussing all of Boyle's films and his process, before opening up the floor to an eager set of filmmakers and writers.
|January 23, 2009|
|Bond babe bares all for Maxim |
The actress, who preformed many action sequences in Quantum of Solace, has gone nude, reports the Sun.
|January 22, 2009|
|Film financier Bharat Shah arrested|
Diamond trader and film financier Bharat Shah was arrested today, January 22, by the Mumbai city police after a non-bailable warrant was issued against him by a court in Silvassa.
|January 21, 2009|
|Sanjay Dutt's changing faces|
Designed by hairstylist Aalim, Dutt shows off a cool haircut now, as opposed to his older look in Lamha.
|January 20, 2009|
|Angelina unveils new hairdo|
The actress recently walked the red carpet with husband Brad Pitt showcasing a stunning new hairstyle.
|January 19, 2009|
|SRK, the real hero!|
Two child victims of a grenade attack in Srinagar are undergoing treatment at the Nanavati hospital with the help of superstar Shah Rukh Khan who is bearing the entire cost of treatment.
Sushmita Sen: I will be back with a bang
Model-turned-actress Sushmita Sen, who has been on a long hiatus of more than a year, is planning to return with a bang this year with three back to back releases.
|January 16, 2009|
|When Slumdog got a makeover|
Based on Vikas Swarup's bestseller Q & A, the film however did not strictly adhere to the book. In fact, according to a guardian,co.uk report, the movie was given an extreme makeover.
Will Smith ready to play Obama
Will Smith has revealed that he will play US president-elect Barack Obama in a Hollywood movie, should the commander-in-chief ever ask him to do so.
First Look: Gulaal
Anurag Kashyap is all set to release his next film Gulaal. Produced by Zee Limelight, the film revolves around conflicts of contemporary India trying to break the shackles of its past.
|January 09, 2009|
|First Look: What's Your Raashee? |
Ashutosh Gowariker's next movie is a romantic comedy What's Your Raashee? starring Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja. It is based on a Gujarati novel Kimball Ravenswood by Shri Madhu Rye.
|December 29, 2008|
|Mr Bean gets serious|
In Sir Cameron Mackintosh's upcoming super-sized production of Oliver!, Atkinson will breathe life into the head of an orphan street gang -- the infamous Fagin.
First Look: Akshay romances Denise Richards
In the New Year we will see the release of Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor starrer Kambakkth Ishq. This movie will hit the theatres on May 29.
First Look: Tabu's in vogue
The latest issue of Vogue India features a very curvy and gorgeous-looking Tabu.
|December 24, 2008|
|First Look: Salman paints Aamir|
Salman has painted Aamir's look in the movie on the canvas and beautiful Asin who is also part of the cast unveils the painting at Inox theatre. In past Salman has such type of publicity for Shah Rukh Khan's Don.
|December 22, 2008|
|Aamir turns barber for a day|
Aamir Khan adopted a new way to promote his film, Ghajini. He put up a pair of scissors and gave some fans a haircut, similar to his own Ghajini cut.
|December 19, 2008|
|First Look: Abhishek Bachchan's Delhi-6 |
After director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra wowed us with Rang De Basanti two years ago, he's back with Delhi-6, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor.
|December 16, 2008|
|Sexiest Man Alive to host Oscars|
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced that Hugh Jackman will be the host of the 81st annual Oscars, to be held February 22.
|December 12, 2008|
|Aamir stands tall|
For his latest, Ghajini, which is already created an enthusiastic buzz within the industry as well his Aamir fans, the actor is reaching out to his viewers in a rather interesting fashion.
John Abraham: Sexiest Asian, 2008
Bollywood actor John Abraham has been adjudged the sexiest Asian man in the world in 2008. In the annual round conducted by Eastern Eye, a leading British Asian weekly, Abraham emerged the top in a shortlist of 10, with Hritik Roshan and Shahrukh Khan at second and third places respectively.
|December 11, 2008|
|Jennifer Aniston bares all for GQ |
Accompanying the January cover is a rather sassy interview of the Friends star, where she addresses rumours about John Mayer.
|December 08, 2008|
|Harry Potter and the nudist aftermath|
Emma Watson, who plays Harry Potter's geeky-turned-beautiful inseparable friend Hermione Granger in the movies based on the super-selling books by British author J K Rowling, said recently that she was open to going nude for a good director, because 'it is part of my job' as an actress.
Steamy Aniston pix in 2009 calendar
Hollywood photographs and trouble often waltz together, and the latest in the long line of racy celeb pix generating controversy stars Jennifer Aniston.
|December 04, 2008|
|'We saw the room we stayed in on fire'|
Brad Pitt has expressed shock over the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai. The actor, who once along with his partner Angelina Jolie stayed in Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel, has admitted that watching the horrific events on TV was very moving for the couple.
Depp's most challenging role yet!
The dashing actor is prepared to undertake what might be his most challenging role yet: an author who hopes to elucidate one of mankind's great works, Dante's 'The Divine Company'.
Who's who in 90210
From the Midwest newbie to the mean girl and the high school hottie, we break down the show's key characters.
India can learn from Thailand
A cameraman tells us how India can learn lessons in handling crisis.
|December 03, 2008|
|Photographer sues Rihanna, Brown|
A paparazzi photographer has filed USD 1 million law suit against R & B singers Rihanna and Chris Brown after their bodyguards allegedly assaulted him. The photographer Luis Santana alleged that the bodyguards of the stars knocked him down and stole his camera outside a nightclub while he was trying to take the pictures of the rumoured couple, the Contactmusic reported.
|December 01, 2008|
|Now, MGR in an animation film!|
Puratchi Thalaivan (a title that was given to MGR), which is also in 3D, is directed by Venky Baboo and produced by Sridevi Rao for Mayabimbam Media Private Limited.
|November 26, 2008|
|'US film has become barren' |
Hollywood is officially out of ideas. So feels Paul Schrader, the writer-director best known for screenplays like Taxi Driver and Raging Bull. Which is why he's now making a Bollywood movie. Quoted in The Hollywood Reporter as saying the US film market has become 'barren,' Schrader confirms that he will make a Bollywood actioner called Extreme City -- and that it will not be a masala movie.
Nandita Das' Firaaq wins award
Actress Nandita Das' directorial debut 'Firaaq' has won a special prize at the 49th Thessaloniki Film Festival in Greece, before its release here.
The end of Batman? Fret not!
These words, coupled with popular online rumours that Robin will defect to the dark side and be the man who leads to Batman's horrible end, have fans in a tizzy. But it really isn't time to worry just yet.
|November 25, 2008|
|Aliens targetting the Taj Mahal?|
Nope, thankfully. Turns out, this picture is just a specially created visual for the Scott Derickson-directed The Day the Earth Stood Still, a contemporary reinvention of the 1951 classic sci-fi flick. This new rendition stars Keanu Reeves of The Matrix fame alongside Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates and John Cleese.
OSO controversy: Court summons SRK, Farah
A metropolitan magistrate on Tuesday issued notices to Shah Rukh Khan, wife Gauri and director Farah Khan, asking them to remain present in the court on February 22 in connection with an application moved by veteran actor Manoj Kumar.
|November 24, 2008|
|Angelina the press puppeteer|
Sources in the magazine world have raised the alarm that Angelina is strong-arming the press into positive coverage, by withholding the intimate access they need to push copies, unless they sign agreements assuring Angelina her carefully crafted image will be maintained.
|November 21, 2008|
|SRK gets Oprah's suite!|
Shah Rukh Khan bagged the most exclusive suite at the opening party of Dubai's Atlantis Palm Jumeirah, leaving behind a host of Hollywood celebrities. The over Rs 18 lakh-a night exclusive suite, suspended between the resort's two towers, was initially slated for talk show queen Oprah Winfrey but when she pulled out from the party, it went to King Khan, the Daily Mail reported.
|November 20, 2008|
|Why Ash refused Dostana |
'I didn't do Dostana because I felt it was more about Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham,' she said.
Catch Ash & Bon Jovi on stage!
The two stars are some of the celebrities who will be making an appearance at the the upcoming India Live Earth concert, scheduled to rock Mumbai on December 7.
Winona's scary ride
Winona Ryder, of Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands fame, reportedly passed out, unconscious, during a flight from Los Angeles to London on Wednesday. Staff and fellow passengers allegedly noticed Winona slump forward in her first class seat, reports said, but after airline crew were unable to successfully revive her, the pilot of the British Airways jumbo managed to successfully request Heathrow airport for a priority landing.
|November 18, 2008|
|Kids tiring out Jolie, Pitt?|
It seems that taking care of six children is taking a toll on one of the world's most glamorous couples. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie simply looked like harassed parents when they arrived for a press conference here to promote Angelina's latest film Changeling, the Daily Mail reported.
Nicole Kidman to quit films?
Academy Award-winning actress Nicole Kidman revealed at a recent press conference -- one meant to promote her upcoming film Australia -- that she's not quite certain about her future in the film industry, adding that rather than continue to act she may instead have more children.
|November 14, 2008|
|Big B back to work|
Amitabh Bachchan who was hospitalised after he suffered acute stomach pain on his 66th birthday on October 11 resumes to work after a month long leave.
Angelina to quit acting?
Superstar Angelina Jolie is planning to quit her acting career to focus on her role as mother. The Oscar-winning actress has revealed that she wants to cut down the number of films to spend more time with her six children.
Salman Khan's bad hair day!
But the actor didn't seem to notice as he happily signed autographs for his little fans during an event to promote his latest movie, Yuvvraaj, on Thursday in Mumbai.
|November 13, 2008|
|'Nothing excites me right now'|
Actor Jay Bhanushali is still jobless or in his own words, 'very choosy in terms of selecting his work.' We last saw him in a dance-based reality show during Diwali.
|November 12, 2008|
|'What Angelina did was very uncool'|
Jennifer Aniston revealed in an interview to celebrity magazine Vogue's December issue that she felt Jolie was not right when she spoke about falling in love with Pitt during the shooting of a film while he was still married to her. The actress says she had no idea that her husband was falling in love with Jolie as they filmed Mr and Mrs Smith in 2005.
Khushboo turns playback singer!
Khushboo, the Punjab-born Tamil actress has been working in Tamil films for almost two decades now. She has donned many caps including a stint in television as well as film production. Her latest avatar is that of a playback singer.
|November 11, 2008|
|Kareena is friendly, but not plastic!|
The actress looked fetching in a navy blue outfit complete with a stylish beret. She was sporting a lime green bag which had 'Ban Plastic. Especially smiles.'
A date with Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
For all those who are eagerly waiting to know more about Shah Rukh Khan's latest film, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, here's an interesting bit of news. The first theatrical promo of the film will be released in theatres on November 14, during the screening of Karan Johar's Dostana.
From Fanaa to Mile Jab Hum Tum
Born as a Mumbaikar, she grew up in the serene surroundings of Ooty spending seven years in a boarding school there.
|November 10, 2008|
|First look: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince |
The youngsters are growing up -- note Ron snatching a smooch from Lavender Brown! -- and it's time for Harry to learn more about his legacy and to undertake more responsibility. And what of all the darkness and evil? Draco, Death Eaters and Tom Riddle make appearances, to name a few.
Sex and the City composer turns to the Gita
Douglas Cuomo, known for composing, among other things, the irresistibly catchy theme music for the hit sitcom Sex and the City, has now turned his attention to the Indian sub-continent and her rich religious heritage. In his most recent project, an opera titled Arjuna's Dilemma, Cuomo draws from the Gita to tell on-stage the story of Arjuna's epic conversation with Krishna on the battlefield before the start of the Kurukshetra war.
|November 07, 2008|
|'I will always respect Amrita'|
A year after going public with her relationship, Kareena Kapoor speaks of her long-term plans with Saif Ali Khan, having kids and why she will always respect Saif's first wife, Amrita.
|November 06, 2008|
|Super cop's show to replace Kyunki |
Former super cop and Magsaysay award winner Dr Kiran Bedi is all set to hit the small screen with her reality show Aap ki kachehri on Star Plus. The show replaces Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
First Look: Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
Abhay Deol has a penchant for off-beat roles in equally off-beat films (remember Manorama Six Feet Under, Ek Chalis Ki Last Local?). This time around the actor is playing a thief Bunty alias Devendra who gave Delhi police sleepless night in his latest film, Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye.
|November 05, 2008|
|Farhan Akhtar to rock TV!|
The Rock On actor is the host of Oye… It's Friday on NDTV Imagine. The show promises an hour of cutting edge humour, dazzling performances, news making guests and edgy style all rolled into one.
|November 04, 2008|
|First Look: Oh, My God!! |
In his latest film, Oh, My God, Vinay Pathak plays the role of a salesman and an ardent admirer of late industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani. He dreams of making it big in life though honest means.
Kate Winslet unveils sexiest avatar
Kate Winslet, the 33-year old, five-time-Oscar-nominee has unveiled her sexiest, most elegant avatar ever in an enchanting set of photographs published in the latest issue of Vanity Fair magazine. The images are reportedly a tribute to Catherine Deneuve, from 1967's Belle de Jour.
Salman, Katrina promote Yuvvraaj
With a few weeks to go before the film hits theatres, Salman has decided to promote the film aggressively. He did that by going on the Sa Re Ga Ma show. He was accompanied by leading lady Katrina.