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November 26, 2014
Arpita-Aayush move into their new home
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Akshay Kumar to play magician PC Sorcar?
Sen has got permission to make the film from the late magician's son.

What does PK mean? We take 3 guesses
While we wait for PK to release, here's speculating what the two letters stand for. Any guesses? Hit the message board.

PIX: Amol Palekar's 70th birthday celebrations
The actor turned 70 on November 24.

Bored? Solve the Ungli puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

Veena Malik, husband sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy
Other blasphemy cases were also registered against them in various cities, including Karachi and Islamabad.

PIX: Bollywood's Top 10 Selfies
This is how we do it, baby!

Bipasha, Priyanka, Katrina: Bollywood's HOTTEST bosses!
These gorgeous women call the shots in style.

November 25, 2014
PIX: Now, Prasoon Joshi sweeps the streets
Here's a look at the pictures.

PIX: Zid debutante Mannara visits Rediff
Watch out for the third Chopra girl, making her foray into Bollywood!

Who would YOU cast for the desi Everyone Loves Raymond?
Star Plus is casting the desi version. Send in your choices!

'Sitara Devi was the greatest kathak diva ever'
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

The beautiful story of Lady Ganga
With her final act, paddleboarding from Rishikesh to Varanasi during the last months of her battle with cancer, Michele Baldwin fought for the promise of life. Filmmaker Frederic Lumiere tells Arthur J Pais about the inspiring story of Lady Ganga.

Birthday Special: Top 6 Rakhi Sawant quotes!
On her 36th birthday today, we revisit some of Rakhi's famous quotes.

Coming up in 2015: Aishwarya, and lots of Sunny Leone!
Great movies coming up, led by Bollywood's gorgeous ladies.

November 24, 2014
When Bollywood LAUGHED at itself!
Not only did Alia Bhatt take the wind out of the sails of her detractors by sending herself up with great style, she proved just how smart she was by doing so, thus re-casting herself as not only smart but also cool.

Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend comes to Bollywood
Titled Melody, the film will be produced and directed by Sunil Babbar.

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Aamir is a real star
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Box Office: Happy Ending fares below average
A look at this week's hits and misses.

Daily Game: Guess who this actress is!
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

Birthday Special: The Best of Amol Palekar
We celebrate the brilliant actor by looking back at his classic works.

Review: <I>Naaigal Jaakirathai</I> is a dog's show all the way
Naaigal Jaakirathai is a decent entertainer that portrays the heartwarming bond shared by a police officer and his adorable dog.

November 23, 2014
PIX: Hrithik, Sussanne's path clash at Farah Ali Khan's launch
The launch was attended by family and friends.

November 22, 2014
Salman turns emotional at Arpita's reception
Salman Khan and family at darling sister Arpita's wedding reception.

Zarine Khan, Sangeeta Bijlani at Arpita-Ayush's reception
On Friday, Salman Khan hosted a wedding reception reception for the new couple at the Taj Lands End in the western suburbs of Mumbai. Bollywood celebrities came out in numbers to bless the new couple.

Arpita-Ayush reception: Some candid moments
Salman Khan shared photographs of sister Arpita's wedding reception. Check them out here.

November 21, 2014
Stars we should get on Bigg Boss 8 instead of Kim K!
No Kim? No sweat. These Hollywood stars would do just fine too.

Esha Deol to make TV debut with Roadies
The 33-year-old actress will be joined by Olympic medalist Vijender Singh and TV actor Karan Kundra.

Aishwarya celebrates dad's birthday!
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

10 Last Films of Bollywood's Noted Directors
A look at the last films of directors, who met with untimely deaths.

Why KimK's India trip didn't happen? KRK, Poonam Pandey, RGV explain
Visa troubles? Naah.

Richa Chadha is Pooja Bhatt's Cabaret girl
'It's a very difficult role,' Pooja Bhatt says.

November 20, 2014
The Birdcage director Mike Nichols passes away
He was 83.

PIX: What is Salman doing at Arpita's feet?
That mild goofball moment aside, this wedding was opulence at its best!

PIX: Juhi Chawla joins Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign
Juhi Chawla is the latest celebrity to extended her support to the drive.

Kim Kardashian's a no-show on Bigg Boss 8: Modi offers an explanation
Amidst all the KimK chaos, the Prime Minister steps up with an answer.

No Bigg Boss for Kim Kardashian!
The star ran into visa trouble.

Hema Malini takes Rajkummar Rao for a ride!
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Happy Ending goes to New York
Indian and Pakistani movies, now in New York theatres!

'Jazbaa requires a larger-than-life female hero and who better than Aishwarya?'
Director Sanjay Gupta gets ready to shoot the actress in his next big project.

Kim Kardashian on Bigg Boss 8? Rakhi Sawant, Sunny Leone react!
Bigg Boss 8 is going to get more interesting in the coming days...

PIX: Arpita, Malaika and the Khans return to Mumbai
Following three days of festivities, the Khan wedding party returns to Mumbai.

Daily Game: Guess who this actress is!
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

November 19, 2014
Happy birthday, Sushmita Sen!
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Bollywood attends Arpita Khan's wedding
The film industry parties with Arpita and Aayush at their grand wedding.

Kim Kardashian on Bigg Boss 8? Salman Khan and Co react!
Go figure!

PIX: Vir Das marries longtime girlfriend
Another Bollywood wedding took place far from all our prying eyes...

PIX: Priyanka, Salman, Aamir, Katrina at Arpita Khan's wedding
Salman Khan's youngest sister Arpita tied teh knot with her Delhi-based beau Ayush Sharma in Hyderabad on November 18.

Chat@2 with Zid debutant Mannara
Connect with the starlet, right here!

November 18, 2014
PIX: Rajinikanth, Sonakshi, Anushka at Lingaa music launch
A look at the pictures.

The James Bond contest: Win DVDs!
Take your best shot!

'Happy Ending is a funny film'
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Genelia-Riteish, Hrithik, Kiran Rao at Aaradhya Bachchan's birthday bash
Look at all these stars and their tiny tots!

PIX: Arpita Khan's wedding album
Here are the pictures leading up to the big event.

'Shah Rukh-Salman danced together'
Shah Rukh has also accepted Salman's invitation to Arpita's wedding in Hyderabad.

Bored? Solve the Lingaa puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

PIX: Saif, Kareena, Ileana at Happy Ending screening
Take a look at the star arrivals.

November 17, 2014
Aishwarya, Abhishek celebrate Aaradhya's birthday
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Meet the Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 contestants
Here's the line-up for the latest Khatron Ke Khiladi season.

Box Office: Poor opening for Kill Dil
A look at this week's hits and misses.

The 10 WORST Films of Govinda
Before Kill Dil, Govinda featured in these awful movies.

PIX: Kareena, Malaika, Hrithik at Grey Goose India awards
A look at the stylish stars on the red carpet.

PIX: Priyanka, Aishwarya at Sonali Bendre's anniversary bash
A look at the arrivals.

Know who Bigg Boss's new guest Kim Kardashian is?
This curvalicious American TV personality, all set to stir the Bigg Boss 8 pot this Friday, is a bit of a phenomenon in the United States.

IMAGE: Shah Rukh, Salman's awww-inducing hug at Arpita's sangeet
This one is so adorable, it trumps all of Salman and SRK's Iftar hug-athons!

Daily Game: Guess who this actress is!
Take your best shot!

REVEALED: Just what is Aamir Khan's PK thinking?
We take a guess...

November 16, 2014
PIX: Rani Mukerji, Juhi Chawla at Ravi Chopra's prayer meet
A look at the pictures.

Watch: The Snazzy X Trailer
Catch the trailer!

PIX: Alka Yagnik's EXOTIC vacation in Turkey
A look at the pictures.

November 15, 2014
PIX: Shraddha, Ranveer Singh, Govinda at Kill Dil screening
A look at the arrivals.

Raj Babbar: I advised Aarya to be honest on Bigg Boss
Raj Babbar talks about his new show, Bigg Boss and more.

PIX: Aamir Khan, Kiran host special screening of After My Garden Grows
A look at the pictures.

'No film list is complete without Garm Hava'
Farooque Shaikh tells us why.

November 14, 2014
Abhishek: Mother's comment on Happy New year was misconstrued
Jaya Bachchan had called HNY nonsensical earlier this month.

From Alia to Abhishek: Recognise these cute kids?
These stars looked terribly cute when they were kids.

November 13, 2014
PIX: Abhishek, Ranbir at Ravi Chopra's funeral
The filmmaker, who was suffering from lung cancer, passed away on November 12.

Children's Day Special: 10 Hindi Films Parents Should Show Their Kids
You can proudly show these movies to the impressionable ones!

Juhi Chawla: Ravi Chopra suffered for too long
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

7 things you didn't know about Kill Dil director Shaad Ali
Looking forward to catch Kill Dill this weekend? Here's a lowdown on its director.

PIX: Shah Rukh and Gauri throw a party for friends
Look who turned up at this star wife's store party!

Bald actor? Hit hai, boss!
Going bald seems to increase the film's fortunes!

November 12, 2014
Kaazhcha actress Padmapriya marries Jasmine Shah
She met Jasmine Shah in New York when both were pursuing their Masters from Columbia and New York University respectively.

Happy Birthday, Boney Kapoor!
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

Baghban director Ravi Chopra passes away
He was 68.

Narendra Modi, Shah Rukh to attend Salman's sister's wedding?
Here's the guest list.

PIX: Esha Deol, MS Sathyu at Garm Hava screening
The National award-winning MS Sathyu film has been digitally restored for a re-release.

Chat@1:30 with actress Barkha Bisht
Join in the conversation!

Bored? Solve the Action Jackson puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

Ranveer, Arjun, John: The HOTTEST Gunda of Bollywood? VOTE!
Hand it to these good-bad guys for layering dark characters with sex appeal and spice is no mean feat!

November 11, 2014
PIX: Tamannaah wields broom for Swachh Bharat
Bollywood's project Swachh Bharat continues...

Tanuja discharged from hospital
The veteran actress was in Kolkata to attend a film fest dinner.

Kangna Ranaut's double role
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

November 10, 2014
Box Office: The Shaukeens below average, Rang Rasiya flops
A look at this week's hits and misses.

Supreme Court lifts ban on female make-up artists
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

No PK for Sanjay Dutt in jail
Dutt stars in PK alongside Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma.

SPOTTED: Amitabh Bachchan is barely recognisable!
The veteran actor was spotted cycling on the streets of Kolkata while shooting for his upcoming film Piku.

PIX: Sonakshi, Kareena, Sonam at the Hello! Awards
Well, hello hotties!

PIX: Sunny Leone, Sara Khan party with Rohit Verma
Check out the star arrivals.

Daily Game: Guess who this actress is!
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

November 09, 2014
Watch: Ajay Devgn shows off his dance moves
Watch the fun song.

November 08, 2014
Watch the NEW Kill Dil trailer!
The film looks like a lot of fun.

November 07, 2014
First look: Jacqueline's Hollywood debut
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

The Rang Rasiya contest: Win COOL goodies!
Take your best shot!

QUICK POLL: Is Lisa Haydon the sexiest bikini bod in Bollywood?
Take this fun poll now!

Kamal Haasan turns 60, wields broom for Swachh Bharat
The veteran actor carries out the task he was nominated for by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

PIX: The Shaukeens star Lisa Haydon visits Rediff offices
She was quite the charmer too...

PIX: Nandana Sen, Manisha Koirala, Tabu at Rang Rasiya screening
Check out the star arrivals.

November 06, 2014
Bollywoods' artists and their lovely muses!
There are quite a few memorable on-screen artist-muses from Hindi cinema.

Salman, Kareena start shooting for Bajrangi Bhaijaan
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Nandana Sen, Randeep Hooda at Rang Rasiya screening
Here's a look at the arrivals.

Chat@3:30 with <I>Shaukeens</I> star Lisa Haydon
Here's your chance to ask her anything at all!

November 05, 2014
Assam renews demand for Bharat Ratna to Bhupen Hazarika
A state-of-the-art memorial ground will also be constructed in his honour.

Mohanlal launches music band
The band is called Lalisom, and shows will be held in India and abroad.

Parineeti, Deepika, Kangna on Satyamev Jayate finale
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Rang Rasiya to release on time
The Kerala court has asked the makers to put a disclaimer to be added with the film's credits.

Ileana, Deepika, Kareena: Saif's hottest heroine? VOTE!
Take this fun poll now!

Kerala court stays release of Rang Rasiya
The film was set to hit screens on November 7.

Bored? Solve the Rang Rasiya puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away time!

November 04, 2014
Priyanka Chopra's day out with Salma Hayek
Here's what your favourite stars have been up to.

Actor Pulkit Samrat gets married!
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

The Shaukeens contest: Win COOL film goodies!
Join in the fun!

Daily Game: Guess who this actress is!
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

Hrithik, Amitabh, Salman: Modi's filmi crusaders
Bollywood has found its new mission...

November 03, 2014
PIX: Bollywood says farewell to Sadashiv Amrapurkar
Film personalities pay homage to Sadashiv Amrapurkar.

'Sadashiv Amrapurkar was offered limited roles but he picked the best'
'Sadashiv Amrapurkar was a unique actor in the history of cinema. Such actors don't create a void, they leave behind a legacy of cinema,' Govind Nihalani tells Patcy N.

Roar beats Super Nani at the box office!
A look at this week's hits and misses.

Gaurav Kapur ties the knot
Here's a look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Shweta Prasad: I want to move on now
'I want to know what grave crime I committed, and why a section of the media was having so much fun at my expense,' asks Shweta Basu Prasad.

PIX: Shah Rukh celebrates birthday with Hrithik, Deepika, Ranveer
This looked like THE party of the year!

'I am comfortable with the level of nudity in Rang Rasiya'
'I have always had a rather unconventional approach to my work. The films I have chosen don't always fit into the conventional Bollywood graph,' Nandana Sen tells Rajul Hegde.

'Sadashiv Amrapurkar was the most relevant villain after Gabbar Singh'
Bollywood stars took to Twitter to pay tributes and extend condolences to the family of late actor.

Actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar passes away
He was 64.

Sadashiv Amrapurkar's finest performances
Here's a look at his best performances.

November 02, 2014
Kunal Nayyar's favourite hotels?
Look at his wow travel destinations!

Wish Shah Rukh Khan on his birthday!
The actors turns 49 on November 2.

November 01, 2014
Aishwarya gets an unusual birthday present
The actress turns 41 on November 1.

October 31, 2014
Sunny Leone celebrates Halloween
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

How much will Anil Kapoor reveal in his biography?
The actor is finally getting down to giving time to Khalid Mohamed to write his biography.

Meet The Tigers of Bollywood
Here's looking filmi tigers with the loudest roar!

October 30, 2014
Shah Rukh thanks Salman for promoting Happy New Year
SRK's latest blockbuster opened in theatres on Diwali.

Sunny Leone puts on a bikini for Mastizaade
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Looking at Sonu Sood's grand Punjab home
Fifty interior designers and other experts were taken from Mumbai to Moga to make the very expensive dream house.

PIX: Now, Amitabh Bachchan sweeps the streets
The Bollywood brigade is out on the streets for a noble cause.

PIX: Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden at Best of Me India premiere
Check out the star arrivals.

'When the baby finally arrived, the neglect I displayed still shames me deeply'
Naseerrudin Shah speaks about his first wife Purveen and her pregnancy and how he neglected her and his first child Heeba excerpted from the autobiography And Then One Day: A Memoir.

October 29, 2014
PIX: Shah Rukh, Deepika go on a KISSING SPREE
A look at the pictures.

PIX: Fashion lessons from the gorgeous Lisa Haydon
Come one, come all. Let us all sigh in unison!

11 Things You DIDN'T Know About Happy New Year
Here's a closer look at Farah Khan's latest movie.

October 28, 2014
The Roar Contest: Win COOL Prizes!
Answer this simple question and win!

Birthday Special: Aditi Rao Hydari looks gorgeous on the ramp!
The lovely actress turns 36 today, October 28.

Daily Game: Guess who this actress is!
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

October 27, 2014
Box Office: <I>Happy New Year</I> gets bumper opening
A look at this week's hits and misses.

Priyanka Chopra's cousin goes topless
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Varun Dhawan, Siddharth Malhotra at Aamir Khan's Diwali bash
Here's the guest list.

Aditi Rao Hydari, Urmila, Tabu celebrate Diwali with Bachchans
Check out the star arrivals.

'I don't know if life begins at 40 but I have many things to do'
Raveena Tandon on turning 40 over the weekend.

PIX: Shilpa Shetty, Tabu, Anil Kapoor celebrate Diwali with Ekta Kapoor
Check out the star arrivals at this one!

PIX: Deepika, Hrithik at Aamir Khan's Diwali bash
Take a look at the star arrivals.

PIX: Sonakshi, Sonam, Karan Johar at Bachchans' Diwali bash
Check out the star arrivals.

Bored? Solve the PK puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

October 26, 2014
Watch: Saif's Happy Ending look
The film will release on November 21.

October 23, 2014
(Strip)tease: Aamir's PK trailer is out now!
What on earth is Aamir Khan up to? The trailer of his latest -- P.K. -- offers a peek!

From Saas-Bahu to 24, how TV is changing the show
As returns from fiction fall, broadcasters are experimenting with high-cost programming and new genres to grab more eyeballs. But can production houses rise to the challenge?

When Hrithik, Dharmendra ROBBED Diamonds!
Bollywood's grand diamond heists!

October 22, 2014
PIX: Salman Khan does his bit for Narendra Modi
Pictures from the Swachh India campaign.

'Diwali wishes to you and your family'
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Aamir, Anushka, Madhuri at Mumbai Film Festival
MAMI comes to a close.

Happy New Year: The WIDEST release for a Bollywood film
Guess how many screens Happy New Year will be shown in!

What Parineeti Chopra wants on her birthday
'I count the weeks and days before my birthday,' she says.

Like Shah Rukh in blue and gold or in a pink tutu? VOTE!
Which Happy New Year look do YOU like?

10 Ways To Celebrate Diwali, Bollywood Style
Celebrate Diwali, filmi style.

October 21, 2014
'Wish you all a very Happy Dhanteras!'
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Vijay: All issues over release of Kaththi resolved
The A R Murugadoss-directed action film had run into rough weather with about 150 groups, under an umbrella organisation spearheaded by T Velmurugan, opposing the movie alleging that producer Lyca Productions were close to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapajksa.

PIX: Rajkummar Rao, Kal Penn at Mumbai Film Fest
Check out the celebs who turned up on day seven at the Mumbai Film Festival.

Saif becomes Mr Chaalu!
The actor will play a liar in Reema Kagti's next film.

Bollywood's 10 BEST Dance-offs!
Before Shah Rukh Khan and his Happy New Year team wins us over with their dancing skills, read this.

Daily Game: Guess who this actress is!
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

October 20, 2014
PIX: Preity, Huma, Anurag Kashyap at Mumbai Film Fest
Check out the star turnout.

Box Office: Sonali Cable is a disaster!
A look at this week's hits and misses.

PIX: Anushka, Gauri Khan at Gone Girl screening
The Ben Affleck starrer releases in India this Friday, October 24.

Bored? Solve the Super Nani puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

PIX: Dia Mirza weds
Though the wedding was held in Delhi, quite a few of her filmi friends made sure to attend.

PIX: Shilpa Shetty's Diwali party
A look at the guest list.

Birthday Special: Nargis Fakhri is the queen of the ramp!
The stunner turns 35 today, October 20.

October 17, 2014
First look: Anushka Sharma in PK
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Mumbai cancer patient becomes crorepati on KBC 8
The episode in which Patil won, will be aired on October 20 on Sony channel.

PIX: Poonam Pandey, Ranbir, Hrithik at Bright awards
Check out the star arrivals.

Narendra Modi on Anupam Kher's show
Kher's wish comes true.

PIX: Imtiaz Ali, Gulshan Grover at Mumbai Film Fest
Day Three at the Mumbai Film Festival.

October 16, 2014
Dia Mirza gets ready to wed!
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Hema Malini: I don't know what people saw in me
All Hema Malini wants is a quiet birthday.

PIX: Deepika, Imran, Vishal Bhardwaj at Mumbai Film Fest
Check out the star arrivals.

Daily Game: Guess who this actress is!
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

Sonali Cable screening: Is that Rekha in sweatpants?
We couldn't believe our eyes for a moment! Can you?

Birthday Special: Hema Malini's gorgeous screen avatars
The veteran actress turns 66 today, October 16.

Aishwarya's favourite city? Click here to see!
'The hotel room number can never total up to 8.' 'I fly First Class and won't take a pre-9am flight.' Check out Bollywood's travel plans.

October 15, 2014
Select your leader like you choose your girlfriend: Salman
Salman Khan, who cast his vote for the Maharashtra assembly polls on Wednesday, advised people to select their leader in the same way as they choose their girlfriend.

Pix: Shah Rukh, Ranbir, Kiran Rao vote
Here's a look at the pictures.

Amitabh Bachchan: Go Vote!
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

'Process for choosing films for Oscar not good'
Batra's The Lunchbox was passed over for The Good Road last year.

Shah Rukh Khan: My kids don't keep a tab on my career
The King Khan's new film is up for release this Diwali.

PIX: Katrina Kaif's fitting sessions at Tussauds!
Excited to see Kat at Tussauds? We know we are!

Quiz of the day: Which politician was Aandhi based on?
In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday!

PIX: Shilpa Shetty, Anushka Sharma, Madhavan cast their vote
Check out the Bollywood turnout on voting day!

PIX: Aishwarya, Deepika, Ranbir at the Mumbai Film Festival
Check out the star arrivals.

October 14, 2014
'Naming such a film after my wife shows a perverse mind'
Boney Kapoor reacts to RGV's latest film

First look: Arjun Kapoor's Tevar
A look at the top ten tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

5 Must Watch Movies at Mumbai Film Festival 2014
Brilliant movies from China, Ethiopia, Austria and India line up for Mumbai.

Stan Lee planning Hindi film on his Indian superhero character
The former president of Marvel Comics invented Chakra: The Invincible in 2011 which was his first Indian comic book creation.

Malaika, Karisma, Tabu: Getting hotter with age!
These gorgeous veterans will make all your age-related anxieties away!

Bored? Solve the Happy Ending puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

October 13, 2014
Box Office: Tamanchey flops
A look at this week's hits and misses.

PIX: Veena Malik's baby's day out
Veena Malik's baby gets ready to meet the world!

Sooraj Pancholi to do a Salman Khan, will go shirtless in Hero
Producer Salman Khan is going all out to promote the young actor.

It's a wrap for Happy Ending!
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Sridevi, Maanyata Dutt, Kapoors celebrate Karva Chauth
Check out these star wives in all their pretty designer wear glory!

PIX: Rekha was the best thing to happen to TV this weekend!
If her turn on TV was so good, wonder what's in store with her onscreen comeback!

PIX: Look who Shilpa Shetty turned up with at a filmi birthday bash
You'll agree he's quite the cutie too...

PICK Katrina's look for Madame Tussauds!
Dress Katrina Kaif up for Madame Tussauds!

October 12, 2014
Shah Rukh, Deepika, Abhishek: Who is the most talkative actor?
Watch the video for the answer.

Why Ranveer, Parineeti love Kill Dil's Sweeta
Watch the video to find out.

October 11, 2014
Amitabh Bachchan: The love of my fans keeps me going
As Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 72nd birthday on October 11, he tells us what his biggest happiness is.

October 10, 2014
First look: Saif, Ileana in Happy Ending
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Deepika, Sonakshi, Kajol, Big B: It's a fashion parade at this awards show!
Check out the star arrivals.

Ajaz Khan lands a role in Nark
Khan's character in this dark will be a source of laughter and humour.

Birthday Special: 20 Amitabh Bachchan collectibles we'd kill for!
Sukanya Verma picks potential AB collectibles as Bollywood's most iconic star celebrates his 72nd birthday on October 11.

Birthday Special: Bollywood's Queen of Glamour, Rekha
Celebrating the glamorous Rekha.

October 09, 2014
Rekha shoots with Kapil Sharma
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Ayushmann releases his latest single
The Punjabi single is called Mitti Di Khushboo.

No Amitabh-Rekha scenes In Balki's film
The film Shamitabh also stars Dhanush.

PIX: Beautiful Moments from Amitabh Bachchan's life
A peek into the Big B's life.

October 08, 2014
Priyanka Chopra starts shooting for Bajirao Mastani
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Ranveer's fab abs to go for Bajirao Mastani
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali wants an authentic look for his period film.

The Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami Contest: Win COOL GOODIES!
Play this quiz and win big!

PIX: Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan's kids, over the years
The 48-year-old star and his wife are parents to three kids, Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.

S D Burman's proudest moment


October 07, 2014
Karan Johar to make a biopic on Dhyan Chand
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Madhuri Dixit, Shah Rukh, Deepika at Happy New Year's SLAM finale
SLAM! tour goes to London!

Helen, Rekha, Reena Roy: Where Bollywood veterans live
A look at some of the most starry addresses in Mumbai.

Preetika Rao: I'm single!
'I'm focused on my career and don't want to get into any distracting situation,' she clarifies.

Bored? Solve the Happy New Year puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

October 06, 2014
FIRST LOOK: Say hello to Shah Rukh's youngest son AbRam!
Tread with caution, cuteness overload ahead!

Amitabh Bachchan's Eid message
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

Aishwarya to skip Happy New Year's Dubai premiere
The actress will represent her husband at the Diwali celebrations at home.

Box Office: Haider, Bang Bang fare average
A look at this week's hits and misses.

Bang Bang is the sixth top grosser worldwide
Bang Bang scores big worldwide, while The Hundred-Foot Journey becomes Om Puri's biggest hit.

PIX: Deepika, Shah Rukh and SLAM! tour take San Jose!
Check out the Happy New Year team's spirited performance!

Meet Ajay Devgn, Akshay, Hrithik's HOT new heroines!
These fresh new faces, waiting in the wings for their big Bollywood debuts, will take your breath away!

October 03, 2014
Bollywood stars celebrate Dusshera
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Kajol, Tanisha celebrate Durga Puja
Bollywood stars turned revelers during the ongoing Durga Puja and Navratri.

Dil Se, Yahaan, Lakshya: Bollywood's Kashmir connection
Here's looking at some popular Bollywood movies shot in Kashmir.

October 02, 2014
Check out Who's Who in Haider
A look at the film's characters corresponding to the ones in Hamlet, the Shakespeare play it is inspired from.

October 01, 2014
Priyanka Chopra: Mary Kom makes India proud
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities

PIX: Haider, Omkara, Maqbool, now in books!
Quite a sight to see lead stars from the trilogy come together on stage!

Who should be evicted from <I>Bigg Boss 8</i> this weekend? TELL US!
TELL US!

PIX: Amitabh Bachchan watches Haider with Shahid, Shraddha, Tabu


PIX: Stars attend Durga Puja celebrations
Durga Puja celebrations are on in the city and Bollywood has joined in with great gusto!

Bored? Solve the Haider puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

Wishlist: Stars we want to play Yuvraj, Shikhar Dhawan, Sehwag on screen
Raja Sen presents his wishlist for potential cricketing biopics.

September 30, 2014
When Hollywood had a starring role in Bollywood!
Ever wondered how Bollywood films have grown snazzier over the years?

It's London calling for Shah Rukh Khan's SLAM tour!
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Bollywood's most memorable Shakespeare adaptations
Before Vishal Bharadwaj's advent, several Hindi filmmakers had attempted screen adaptations of Shakespeare's various works, with varied success.

PIX: Rani Mukerji and cousins at Durga Puja celebrations
Durga Puja celebrations have begun and how!

PIX: Vidya, Huma, Vishal Bharadwaj at Haider screening
Check out the star arrivals.

5 reasons why Haider could trump Bang Bang at the box office
Haider or Bang Bang, which film are you putting your money on this weekend?

Shraddha: If I had inhibitions, I'd have refused to kiss on screen
Shraddha Kapoor spoke about her role in the film, her co-stars, and Kashmir where much of the film was shot.

September 29, 2014
Box office: Below average opening for 3 AM, Desi Kattey
A look at this week's hits and misses.

First look: Sanjay Dutt as a cop in Ungli
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Inside the George Clooney-Amal Alamuddin wedding
Hollywood A-lister got hitched to acclaimed London barrister Amal Alamuddin in an intimate ceremony in Italy over the weekend.

'Why should Hollywood be interested in us?'


PIX: Shah Rukh and the SLAM! tour go to Chicago!
A look at the star studded show.

PIX: Sussanne Khan, Gauri at Simone Arora's store launch
Chck out the star arrivals.

PIX: The GORGEOUSNESS named Tabu
Tabu has got so much game in the fashion department, you'd be surprised you didn't notice it before!

September 26, 2014
PIX: Sasha Agha, Vinod Khanna attend Desi Kattey screening
A look at the arrivals.

PIX: Bollywood stars watch horror film 3 AM
Here's a look at the guest arrivals.

'We're celebrating Modi becoming prime minister'
Indian-American actor Akshay Kapoor, on what to expect at New York's Madison Square Garden on Sunday.

'Liar's Dice is my first romantic film'
Nawazuddin Siddiqui's film Liar's Dice has been selected as India's official entry to the Oscars 2015, and he's thrilled!

PIX: Amitabh, Dilip Kumar, Shashi Kapoor: Where the legends live
A look at Mumbai's famous homes.

September 25, 2014
Classic Revisited: Bimal Roy's satirical gem, <I>Parakh</I>
In Sukanya Verma's special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at 1960's Parakh, starring Sadhana, Motilal, Nazir Hussain and Durga Khote.

First look: Sushant Singh Rajput as MS Dhoni
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

When Hrithik, Shahid danced to Michael Jackson's tune
More than two decades after Michael Jackson wowed us all with Thriller and Bad, his iconic dance moves continue to inspire Bollywood's best dancers.

September 24, 2014
'Mangalyaan's budget is less than a Hollywood film's!'
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities

PIX: Ayushmann Khurrana, Siddharth Shukla party with Neha Marda
The Ballika Vadhu actress turned 29 on September 23.

Bored? Solve the Bang Bang puzzle, right here!
Here's a super fun way to while away your time!

PIX: Shah Rukh, Deepika take their SLAM! tour to Washington
Know what the Happy New Year team has been up to while on their tour? Take a look!

Which Indian films would YOU send for Oscars 2015? TELL US!
Have your say!

Geetanjali Thapa: <I>Liar's Dice</i> is a small film with a big heart
The National award-winning actress talks about the latest feather in her first film's cap.

The COOLEST guns in the movies!
Killing us softly, with these fab guns!

September 23, 2014
The <I>Kick</I> Contest: Win COOL Prizes!
Win cool prizes!

Veena Malik, husband welcome baby boy
The couple have named their baby Abram.

Liar's Dice is India's official entry to Oscars 2015
The two National award-winning film is directed by Geetu Mohandas.

When Shah Rukh Khan pulled an Aashiqui 2 on stage
Sex jokes. SRK's lover boy act. Sonu Sood's washboard abs. The Happy New Year team went all out to woo their New Jersey fans with their SLAM! tour!

Bollywood's MOST ADORABLE grannies!
In the upcoming Super Nani, 59-year-old Rekha transforms into a glamorous grand mom.

Bollywood's actors: THEN and NOW!
How many of these actors can you match with their younger appearance?

September 22, 2014
Box Office: Khoobsurat, Daawat-E-Ishq open poorly
A look at this week's hits and misses.

PIX: Shah Rukh, Deepika and Happy New Year team wow New Jersey
A look at the star-studded show that ran to a packed house!

Arya Babbar: I took up Bigg Boss because the money was good
The actor gets ready for life inside the house.

Shashi Kapoor hospitalised due to chest infection
The National Award-winning actor had complained of acute cough and breathlessness.

Karishma Tanna: I'm in Bigg Boss to overcome fear of exposing myself
The 30-year-old actress is one of the 15 contestants in the Bigg Boss house this season.

September 21, 2014
What Finding Fanny has in common with Delhi Belly
English titles, desi actors!

September 20, 2014
Is this the final list of Bigg Boss contestants?
While the Colors channel is tight lipped about the final list, we have managed to source the list of most likely contestants who will be locked inside the house.

September 19, 2014
Lakshmi star Monali Thakur wins Best Actress award in Washington
Monali bagged the Best Actress award at the South-Asian International Film Festival in Washington DC, making her the first Bollywood singer to have won an award for acting.

Sonakshi wraps up <I>Action Jackson</I>
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

September 18, 2014
Sonam, Fawad root for Indo-Pak peace
A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Shah Rukh, Deepika land in Houston
A look at the SLAM team.

Hrithik does an MJ in Bang Bang
The song sequence has become a talking point lately.

Anupam and Kirron Kher battle it out at the box office!
Their films Daawat-e-Ishq and Khoobsurat both release this Friday.

Readers' Pick: The 10 MOST WATCHED Hindi Films
And here are your responses...

Bored? Solve the Daawat-E-Ishq puzzle, right here!
If this isn't a super fun way to while away time, we don't know what is!

September 17, 2014
PIX: Anushka Sharma goes SUPER GLAM at London Fashion Week
... and what a cracker of an appearance it was!

Amitabh Bachchan meets his humshakals!
A look at the top 10 tweets from Bollywood celebrities.

'Nobody has made a film on disability and sexuality in India'
'This has never happened. And not to mention the bisexual angle as well. You hope that it'll speak to people because after a while you forget about the disability and you look at the person and that's the point of the film.'

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes welcome baby girl
The star couple's daughter was born on September 12.

Kamal Haasan: There's no cause for alarm
The actor gives us his reasons for his hospitalisation.

Bollywood's YUMMIEST foodie moments!
For the love of films... and larger-than-life food!

The BEST PK poster yet? VOTE!
Take this fun poll now!

September 16, 2014
Alia Bhatt's sizzling new photoshoot
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Kamal Haasan hospitalised for food poisoning
The actor is currently working on his next film Papanasam.

PIX: Happy New Year's GRAND music launch
The music launch of Happy New Year was an elaborate affair.

And then one day, the actor wrote...
Naseeruddin Shah sets the gold standard as a master memoirist.

PIX: Arjun, Deepika, Ranveer at Finding Fanny success party
Check out the star arrivals.

Bollywood's 10 Most Khoobsurat Heroines
These unforgettable beauties are gracing the silver screen right now.

Indian producer ties up with BBC to make film on Eichmann trials
Sheetal Talwar has produced films like Mausam, Rakhta Charitra and Rann.

PIX: Rajinikanth and Arnold Schwarzenegger, in one frame!
The two screen legends met in Chennai, on September 15.

September 15, 2014
Box Office: Finding Fanny gets mixed response, Creature 3D flops
A look at this week's hits and misses.

Woman-centric movies rule the roost at box office
The tinsel town's overall financial performance would have been in a bad shape if it was not for the success of the woman-oriented blockbusters, writes Urvi Malvania.

PIX: Arnold Schwarznegger arrives in India
This is the star actor's first visit to India.

First look: Ranveer Singh in Kill Dil
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Parineeti, Aditya's LIP-SMACKING Daawat-E-Ishq food yatra
The stars of Yash Raj Studio's new film Daawat-E-Ishq are making the most of their new film's promotional tour!

PIX: Chitrangda, Hrithik, Priyanka at Jagran Film Festival
Check out the star arrivals.

Bollywood's 10 Heist Movies
Just how well do heist movies do in Bollywood?

September 12, 2014
First look: Ajay Devgn in Action Jackson
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Parineeti, Aditya set off on a road trip
Parineeti, Aditya may be spotted in YOUR city!

Sushant Singh Rajput to play Dhoni in biopic
The proposed director is Neeraj Pandey.

PIX: Shilpa Shetty visits Andhericha Raja
The actress was accompanied by her parents.

September 11, 2014
Lata Mangeshkar returns to singing!
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

'I got fed up of acting'
The little girl from Kal Ho Naa Ho has grown up!

PIX: Jai Ho actress Sana Khan's dream home in Mumbai
Here's a peek into another stylish celeb home.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui to be honoured at South Asian Film Festival
The actor will leave for Chicago on September 16.

PIX: Priyanka Chopra at Ganpati celebrations
And look who tagged along!

<I>James Bond</i> villain Richard Kiel dies at 74
Kiel broke his leg last week and died in St Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, California, last afternoon, confirmed his agent Steven Stevens Sr.

Birthday Special: Shriya Saran's a GODDESS on the ramp!
The stunning actress turns 32 today, September 11.

September 10, 2014
Amitabh Bachchan set to star in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next
The film is helmed by Bejoy Nambiar.

Sonakshi: Thanks, Salman, for changing my life
A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

It's all in the TITLE!
Want to know what a film is about? Just read the title!

PIX: Kangna, Kiran Rao, Chetan Bhagat watch Finding Fanny
Looks like everyone in Bollywood is supremely curious about Finding Fanny!

Birthday Special: Raja Sen celebrates Anurag Kashyap's movies
The filmmaker turns 42 today, September 10.

'Destruction of human lives in the Kashmir floods is very disturbing'
Anupam Kher reacts to the floods situation in Kashmir.

PIX: Emraan Hashmi, Danis Tanovic take Tigers to Toronto
Oscar-winning Bosnian filmmaker Danis Tanovic's Tigers' screening stood out in a sea of acclaimed films being screened at the Canadian Film Festival.

PIX: Sana Khan, Anil Kapoor attend Indian Telly awards
Check out the star arrivals.

Bollywood's 10 Great Movies Set in Goa
Okay, so we love our Goan filmi characters. Do you love these movies set in Goa? Have a look!

September 09, 2014
'Happy birthday Akshay Kumar. Blast away!'
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

V Shantaram's brilliant Manoos turns 75
It was legendary producer-director V Shantaram, who conceived the plot, based on a short story The Police Constable, which revolved around the theme of a good-hearted uniformed man attempting to free a prostitute from a life of indignity.

PIX: Hrithik launches fitness centre with Dino Morea, Aditya Thackeray
Dino Morea has taken upon himself to make Mumbai a fitter city.

PIX: Randhir, Rishi, Rajiv at the RK studio Ganpati visarjan
The Kapoor brothers headed the procession on the last day of Ganpati celebrations.

Bollywood's Most Money-Making Sports Movies
Loved Mary Kom? You might want to see this list of other memorable sports films Bollywood has churned out over the years.

The BEST Goan character in the movies? VOTE!
Take the fun poll!

September 08, 2014
Box Office: Mary Kom has lukewarm opening
A look at this week's hits and misses.

Shah Rukh: I feel shy to talk about my body
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Emraan Hashmi's Tigers premieres in Toronto
Director Danis Tanovic, producer Anurag Kashyap and actor Emraan Hashmi have created an inspiring work of international collaboration with Tigers. Arthur J Pais reports from Toronto.

Kalki Koechlin takes <I>Margarita</I> to Toronto
Margarita With A Straw was screened on Sunday at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival.

Priyanka Chopra's BIGGEST Hits
Is Priyanka Chopra headed towards yet another big hit?

PIX: Ravi Dubey's surprise birthday bash for wife Sargun
Television stars sure know how to let their hair down!

The Big Bollywood Mash-up Meme
Have a look! :)

September 05, 2014
Priyanka Chopra: If anyone can be Mary Kom, it's me
By taking Mary Kom's life to millions of young people across India, Priyanka Chopra hopes that the film can make a difference to the future generation of Indians. Arthur J Pais reports from Toronto.

'I intend to offer Shweta Prasad a role in my next film'
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

HOLY WOW! Priyanka Chopra sets hearts aflutter at Toronto Film Fest
After the gritty portrayal of award-winning boxer Mary Kom in her new film, PeeCee reminds us that she cleans up real good!

Poonam Pandey finally signs a second film
'My fans won't be disappointed,' Poonam promises.

PIX: Bakhtiyar and Tanaaz Irani, Anindita Nayar celebrate Ganpati
Ganpati pictures from star homes pour in...

Teacher's Day Special: What Bollywood has taught us!
This year on Teacher's Day, we take a tongue-in-cheek look at the 10 invaluable lessons Bollywood has imparted.

September 04, 2014
Kareena Kapoor: I did not enjoy going to school
The 33-year-old actress is UNICEF's celebrity advocate for education in India.

Classic Revisited: Arjun, Sunny Deol's BEST action film
In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia starrer Arjun, 1985.

Priyanka Chopra takes Mary Kom to Toronto
Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Sophie Choudry, Shashtri sisters visit Ganpati pandals
Television stars visit Mumbai's Ganpatis!

Madhuri Dixit joins Shah Rukh's SLAM tour
The actress was especially requested by Shah Rukh Khan himself.

PIX: Ranveer, Sonakshi, Arjun, Deepika at <I>Finding Fanny</i> screening
The Finding Fanny team hosted yet another screening for filmi friends on September 3.

PIX: Jacqueline Fernandez's GLAMOROUS diva life
Think this Sri Lankan beauty looks stunning on screen? Check out these breathtaking snapshots from her real life!

September 03, 2014
Inside the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie wedding
The golden couple of Holywood got hitched over the weekend.

Farah, Shah Rukh shoot credit song of Happy New Year
Here's a look at the Top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Coming up at Toronto: Priyanka! Pacino! Denzel! Reese!
Arthur J Pais, who has covered the Toronto International Film Festival for Rediff.com for 13 years, glances at the buzz-worthy movies at TIFF 2014.

Real Mary Kom bowled over by Priyanka Chopra's onscreen act
Mary Kom recently saw the biopic on her life where Priyanka Chopra plays her screen avatar, and the Olympian boxer was reduced to tears.

Bored? Solve the Mary Kom puzzle, right here!
If this isn't a super fun way to while away time, we don't know what is.

PIX: Hrithik watches Finding Fanny with Deepika, Arjun
Check out the cool and hip stars of Homi Adajania's new film at the screening!

PIX: Poonam Pandey, Dolly Bindra, Divyanka celebrate Ganpati
Celebrity spotting at a suburban Mumbai Ganpati pandal.

The curious case of Mallika Sherawat
There is absolutely nothing in the world a capable PR machinery can't achieve...

September 02, 2014
When SD Burman thought of leaving Bollywood
Sun Mere Bandhu Re: The Musical World of S D Burman by Sathya Saran reveals many interesting anecdotes from the late composer's life in Hindi films

Bipasha: Honey Singh is such a gentleman
Here's a look at the Top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

PIX: Rani Mukerji goes Ganpati pandal-hopping again!
The Mardaani actress's Ganpati trail continues...

Anil Kapoor: I owe some of my career to Bapu
'Bapusaab was so passionate about cinema that he influenced anyone who came in contact with him.' Anil Kapoor pays tribute to the legend.

September 01, 2014
Box Office: <I>Raja Natwarlal</I> is below average
A look at this week's hits and misses.

Varun, Shraddha come together for ABCD 2
Here's a look at top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities.

Sudhir Mishra begins shooting Pyaas in Lucknow
The political thriller stars Rahul Bhatt, Richa Chaddha, Saurabh Shukla, Vipin Sharma, Vineet Singh and Anurag Kashyap.

Alia Bhatt starts shooting <I>Shandaar</i>
The film is directed by Queen helmer Vikas Bahl.

Lights, camera... CUT!
With the arrest of the film censor board's CEO on charges of demanding bribes to clear films, the regulatory role of the panel is in focus once again

Pix: Salman Khan rocks Canada
Salman takes Dr Cabbie to Toronto.

PIX: Jeetendra and family's Ganpati celebrations
The veteran actor's famed ceremony was nothign short of magnificent.

PIX: Shilpa Shetty, Hrithik, Ameesha's Ganpati Visarjan looked like a lot of fun!
Some of them constituted the first batch of celebrities who bid Ganpati goodbye after a day and a half of prayers and rituals.

PIX: Sambhavna Seth, Vivek Oberoi, Govinda's Ganpati celebrations
Thanks to the ongoing festivities, Bollywood stars turned revelers over the weekend.

PICTURES: Rani Mukerji visits Lalbaugcha Raja
Mrs Aditya Chopra was one of many Bollywood stars who went pandal-hopping.

August 31, 2014
Sahir Ludhianvi-Amrita Pritam's beautiful love story
Ek Mulaqt is a beautiful romance, writes Rinki Roy Bhattacharya.

August 29, 2014
Take the Bollywood Ganpati Quiz!
Take the fun quiz!

August 28, 2014
Venice Film Fest 2014: Emma Stone is a GODDESS in green
Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to.

PIX: Kailash Kher visits the Facebook offices!
If these pictures are any indication, the ace singer-songwriter had one helluva time while at the headquarters too!

PIX: Vivek, Hrithik at Aalim Hakim's birthday bash
Snapshots from the party.

Jhumpa Lahiri at Venice Film Fest is JAW-DROPPINGLY pretty
The Indian-American author serves as one of the jury members this year.

Raj Babbar wants movie project for sons Prateik, Aarya!
'I am searching for a script and a director, who would be able to make a film where both my sons get equal opportunities,' says Raj Babbar.

Aamir Khan: People are not interested in my films; it's time for me to retire
'My patience level has increased and I have stopped being judgmental. I have become more mature with Satyamev Jayate.' Aamir Khan gets serious.

Humaima, Nargis, Sara Loren: Pakistani hotties come to India!
A look at the current lot of Pakistani beauties on the Indian horizon!

PIX: Abhay Deol, Prateik turn fashion models!
Always a treat to have these handsome men in the magazine spreads, isn't it?

August 27, 2014
Elli Avaram gets ready for Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
'I'm very nervous,' the actress admits.

<I>Bigg Boss</i> to go bigger than ever for new season
With record sponsorship deals, this year, the channel aims to break-even.

Bored? Solve the Finding Fanny puzzle here!
Before Fanny is found, let's have some fun?

Bollywood's Top 10 Con Films
Bollywood's superstars have tried their hand at con films, and the genre has made quite a bit of money.

Birthday Special: Neha Dhupia's FABULOUS life
The former Miss India turns 34 today.

August 25, 2014
'Richard Attenborough was unassuming, he never lost his temper'
Distraught upon hearing the unfortunate news, the Indian thespian revisits her long and 'wonderful' association with Sir Richard Attenborough.

Oscar-winning director of Gandhi Sir Richard Attenborough no more
Oscar-winning British filmmaker Richard Attenborough, renowned for his critically-acclaimed biopic on Mahatma Gandhi, has died. He was 90.

August 23, 2014
EMS Namboodiripad's grandson makes acting debut
He plays a local gangster in the film, who kidnaps the protagonist Steve played by Farhaan Faasil.

August 22, 2014
Rekha's Super Nani to clash with SRK's Happy New Year
The film also stars Sharman Joshi, Shweta Kumar, Anupam Kher and Randhir Kapoor.

Randeep Hooda plays gangster in Deepa Mehta's next
The film is based on the late Indo-Canadian drug lord Bindy Johal's life.

August 21, 2014
I & B Ministry suspends Censor Board CEO
'Rakesh Kumar has left our ministry looking compromised and embarrassed,' a senior officer from the I & B Ministry said.

August 20, 2014
Blame Smriti Irani for All is NOT Well
The actress cannot find time for this Umesh Shukla movie.

What movie did you wish the censors hadn't cleared?
Could the public pay the censors NOT to clear movies that make us want to flee the theatre?

August 19, 2014
No Shah Rukh-Deepika romance in Happy New Year
"He wanted Farah to focus on the caper, and tone down the romantic element with Deepika," says a source.

August 18, 2014
Manisha Koirala to adopt a baby girl
'I want to find perfect love in my relationship with my child,' the actress explains

August 14, 2014
Manisha Koirala to play Meena Kumari in biopic
The film will be produced by Meena Kumari's step son Tajdar Amrohi.

August 13, 2014
Kamal Haasan: Robin Williams brought dignity to male tears
Veteran actor-director pays tribute to the late Hollywood acting stalwart.

August 12, 2014
Juhi Chawla: I found Amitabh's character dull in Yudh
Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla is the brand ambassador for Sony Entertainment's new general entertainment channel Sony Pal.

O Genie, My Genie: Waving goodbye to Robin Williams
Raja Sen doffs his cap to Robin Williams, a comedian who believed in going all-out."

Actor Robin Williams found dead, suicide suspected
According to a press release issued by the Marin County Coroner's office, the sheriff's office suspects Robin Williams's death to be "suicide due to asphyxia". The 9-1-1 phone call came in just before noon yesterday.

August 06, 2014
Om Puri's wonderful journey!
Om Puri, notes Arthur J Pais/Rediff.com, has given one of the most endearing performances of his career in producers Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey and director Lasse Hallstrom's new film, The Hundred-Foot Journey

How many times have you watched your FAVE film? TELL US!
Write in!

Veteran Marathi actress-filmmaker Smita Talwalkar passes away
The actress-producer, 59, was being treated for cancer.

August 05, 2014
Salman to promote Katrina's sister Isabel Kaif's film in Toronto
The superstar will promote his production called Dr Cabbie, starring Isabel Kaif, at the TIFF.

Imtiaz Ali's younger brother Sajid to make his directorial debut
The film is titled Bananas.

August 04, 2014
Nimrat: Homeland just fell into my lap
The actress plays a Pakistani ISI agent in the American series.

Salman's Kick is the second highest first-week grosser
The action romance entertainer completed its first week with Rs 163.95 crore collection at the box office.

August 02, 2014
Irrfan will not romance Priyanka in Sahir Ludhianvi biopic
The couple have not been signed up to play poet Sahir Ludhianvi and his muse Amrita Pritam.

August 01, 2014
FIRST LOOK: Aamir Khan bares all for <I>PK</i>!
What do you think of this latest stunt AK has pulled on us! Have your say!

July 31, 2014
Dia Mirza to get married on October 18
The wedding will be held in Delhi.

July 28, 2014
Rajesh Khanna's bungalow sold, signals end of an era
Superstar Rajesh Khanna's bungalow Aashirwad has been sold and will now be occupied by an unknown businessman.

Guru Dutt's son passes away
Arun Dutt was 58.

Salman Khan's Kick sets box office on fire
The Salman-starrer rakes in Rs 26.4 crore on opening day; more expected on day of Eid

July 25, 2014
Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Priyanka has captured the soul of Mary Kom
Producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali seems quite overwhelmed by the impact of the Mary Kom trailer.

PHOTO: Manoj Kumar celebrates 77th birthday
The facepalm king and yesteryear actor-director was surrounded by family and shutterbugs.

July 24, 2014
Rani shoots special national anthem video with women cops
The actress will be seen playing a cop in Pradeep Sarkar's new film Mardaani.

An overdose of Salman Khan! Now at cinemas near you!
Salman embarks on a double role spree after his 1997 comedy Judwaa.

Salman-starrer <i>Kick</i> insured for Rs 300 crore
The film hits theatres tomorrow, July 25.

July 23, 2014
Salman Khan quiz@3: Win COOL <I>Kick</i> goodies!
Join in!

July 22, 2014
No kissing and intimate scenes for Raveena
Onir will now modify his script.

The Kick Contest: Win COOL Prizes!
Join in the fun!

July 21, 2014
Has Riteish Deshmukh finally come of age?
After a decade of acting in comic films, Riteish Deshmukh finally shows a versatile side with Ek Villain. The days ahead seem busy, with his production ventures and a kitty full of films.

Rakesh Roshan: What happened was a terrible accident, not sheer bad luck
Rakesh Roshan offers token compensation to the deceased firefighter's family.

July 18, 2014
Emmy nod for Nisha Pahuja's <I>The World Before Her</i>
The documentary released in India on June 6 this year.

'When I am dressed as Palak, my kids are too shy to hug me'
'I love Jhalak and I love Palak. But bringing them together on one platform is way too exhausting,' admits Kiku Sharda.

July 17, 2014
Amitabh Bachchan in Aankhen 2?
The new film will be directed by Anees Bazme.

July 16, 2014
PHOTO: If Parineeti Chopra was an ORDINARY person
What would she look like?

July 14, 2014
Kapil Sharma: Need to find a way of balancing show with a feature film
Kapil Sharma recently opted out of Yash Raj Films' Bank Chor and has said that the move has not created any bad blood.

July 11, 2014
Veteran actress Zohra Sehgal cremated
The last rites of the 102-year-old actress, who died on July 10, were performed at the Lodhi Road crematorium by her son Pawan in the presence of her daughter Kiran and grandchildren.

July 10, 2014
Zohra Sehgal, grand old lady of Bollywood, dead
Legendary actress Zohra Sehgal, who essayed character roles with aplomb in a career spanning both theatre and cinema, died in New Delhi on Thursday. She was 102.

<I>Madhubala</i> to go off air soon?
The show is about to be cancelled, thanks to differences between the show's main lead.

July 09, 2014
'Cinematic works like Bimal Roy's are national treasures'
Hansal Mehta preceded over the do as the chief guest.

'There are no more hidden tales in Devon Ke Dev'
Actor Mohit Raina gets ready to move on.

July 08, 2014
Now, a film on the Ramsay brothers
Hansal Mehta's son Jai will make his directorial debut with this movie.

July 07, 2014
Hansal Mehta: Keep political compulsions out of cinema
Hansal Mehta sniffs a political conspiracy; Information and Broadcasting official poohpoohs the charge.

July 06, 2014
Heroine's role chopped in Singh is Bling
Kriti Sanon takes over from Kareena Kapoor.

July 04, 2014
Mardaani re-edited as dark, tense thriller
Rani Mukerji's character's lighter moments in the film have been cut.

July 03, 2014
Neil Nitin Mukesh turns villain again
The actor will play negative characters in his forthcoming films, Kaththi and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.

How Priyanka Chopra's online chat with fans turned into a nightmare
Never venture out online without supervision, is all we can see to the hapless PeeCee.

July 02, 2014
How costars are wreaking havoc in Katrina's career
Like 2013, the actress will have just one release this year too.

The <I>Lekar Hum Deewana Dil</i> Quiz: JOIN IN and win goodies!
Tst your filmi gyaan, right here!

July 01, 2014
Lekar Hum Deewana Dil Contest: Win COOL PRIZES!
Answer this simple question and win!

Govinda: My daughter is in no hurry to sign her first film
Govinda lashes out against rumours surrounding his daughter Narmada.

June 29, 2014
Celebrity Humshakal Alert! Akshay Kumar
Think this Rediff reader looks like Akshay Kumar?

June 28, 2014
Celebrity Humshakal Alert! Neil Nitin Mukesh
Think this Rediff reader looks like the actor?

Ladakh Film Fest: Deepti Naval pays tribute to Farooque Shaikh
This is the film festival's third edition.

Nikhil Advani to direct Saif, Imran
The hunt for leading ladies in the films is currently on.

June 27, 2014
Lata Mangeshkar: Panchamda died too young, too unhappy
On RD Burman's 75th birth anniversary, Lata Mangeshkar pays rich tribute to him.

June 25, 2014
'We will take action to another level in Rocky Handsome'
After Force, John Abraham and Nishikant Kamat collaborate on Rocky Handsome.

<I>The Transformers</I> Contest: Win cool goodies!
Answer this question correctly and win cool prizes.

June 24, 2014
Parineeti Chopra to play Kalpana Lajme in Bhupen Hazarika biopic?
While Prosenjit will play the title role, the actress has been approached for Lajme's role.

June 23, 2014
'Jolly LLB' director held in actress molestation case
Bollywood director Subhash Kapoor, who was accused of molesting actress Geetika Tyagi at her residence in suburban Versova, was arrested on Monday in the case, police said.

Are YOU a celebrity doppelganger?
Send in your picture!

June 19, 2014
Rahul Bhatt to make acting debut with Pooja's <I>Bad</i>
The title was initially reserved for a Charles Sobhraj biopic Pooja was planning.

The <I>Humshakals</I> Contest: Win COOL prizes!
Answer this simple question and win!

June 18, 2014
'Neither Ness nor Preity come across as liars'
It seems like Preity Zinta is isolated from her colleagues from the film fraternity in her fight with Ness Wadia.

PHOTO: If Farhan Akhtar was an ORDINARY person
Take a look!

June 16, 2014
'I felt like a king'
Anees Bazme's native village Modasa in Gujarat honours him.

June 12, 2014
Meet Amitabh Bachchan's son!
Pavail Gulati plays the superstar's son in the TV serial Yudh.

June 10, 2014
Fugly Contest: Win Cool T-Shirts!
Answer this simple question and win!

'I sold my house, wife's jewellery to pursue acting'
Filmistaan actor Sharib Hashmi looks back at his struggles.

June 09, 2014
Connect with Humshakals actresses Tamannaah, Esha Gupta
Join Tamannaah and Esha Gupta as they connect with Rediff readers on June 10, only on ZaraBol.

June 06, 2014
Sridevi to play princess in her next
The Tamil film will also star Tamil superstar Vijay and Kannada star Sudeep.

June 05, 2014
Tabu teams up with Meghna Gulzar for <I>Talwar</i>
The film, based on the Arushi Talwar murder case, also stars Irrfan Khan and Sohum Shah.

June 04, 2014
'Anjan Das's passion for his work was never aggressive, always gentle'
The actor, who worked with the late filmmaker in 2004, pays tribute.

PHOTO: If Sonakshi Sinha was an ORDINARY person
Take a look!

June 02, 2014
Eminent Bengali filmmaker Anjan Das dies
He was being treated for liver cancer.

Lata Mangeshkar to release Dilip Kumar's biography
Titled Substance And The Shadow, the book will release on June 9.

May 31, 2014
Vipul Shah to take legal action against <I>Filmistaan</I> team?
The marketing team of Filmistaan has taken 'good-natured' digs at their big-budgeted rival Holiday.

May 30, 2014
Chat@4: Connect with Rajneesh Duggal
Join in the conversation!

May 28, 2014
Remo to re-launch Salman Yusuff Khan
Khan will be play leading man next in Remo's next production.

PHOTO: If Karan Johar was an ORDINARY person
Is this something he'd look like?

May 26, 2014
'Country has voted for change. Now, Modi's government has to deliver'
'Full credit goes to the aam junta of India, the common man for bringing this amazing change of governance in the country.' the Nightingale raves.

May 22, 2014
Akshay Kumar teams up with Priyadarshan again
The two will work on a hard-hitting film, not a comedy.

May 21, 2014
Why Satish Kaushik had Rs 1 crore at home
The actor, who was recently robbed, offers an explanation.

Contest: Win COOL Heropanti goodies!
Win some cool film merchandise, right here!

May 17, 2014
Drashti Dhami to co-host <I>Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa</i>
The actress will be joining Ranvir Shourey as the show's host.

May 16, 2014
Aishwarya misses her first Cannes appearance this year
Her flight had to be rescheduled due to the air strike in France.

The REAL reason why Kochadaiyaan got postponed again
The film was postponed from May 9 to 23.

May 14, 2014
PHOTO: If Arjun Kapoor was an ORDINARY person
Movie stars are often mythical beings trapped comfortably in the time warp of their fame.

Why Sangram Singh turned down Rs 2.5 crore ad
'I don't touch alcohol, cigarettes and colas,' he reasons.

May 13, 2014
Why Kochadaiiyaan's release is delayed
The film's release was shifted from May 9 to May 23.

The Mighty Raju contest: Win EXCITING Prizes!
Just answer this simple question and win!

May 12, 2014
Meet Deepika Padukone's new hero
Bengali heartthrob Jisshu Sengupta lands a meaty role in Shoojit Sircar's Piku.

May 09, 2014
Nagarjuna's <I>Manam</i> to clash with Rajinikanth's <I>Kochadaiyaan</i>?
Will it be the battle of the year between two bigwigs? Only time will tell.

FIRST LOOK: The newest Kapoor grandson on the block
Actors Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth and filmmaker Arif Ali make their Bollywood debut with Lekar Hum Deewana Dil.

May 07, 2014
Less than stars, more than actors
Saurabh Shukla, Piyush Mishra and Sanjay Mishra are not likely to be in the limelight when a film releases, but they are the ones who eventually light up the movie.

Chat@3: Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

Sreesanth to participate in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7
Other celebrity contestants who have been finalised are singer-composer Sukhwinder Singh, actress Sophie Choudry, television actors Mohit Raina, Mouni Roy, Karan Thacker and Purab Kohli.

May 06, 2014
Anurag Kashyap: No one takes films seriously in India
While work on his most ambitious project Bombay Velvet is on, Anurag Kashyap's taut and gritty thriller Ugly screened at the ongoing New York Indian Film Festival.

The <I>Yeh Hai Bakrapur</i> contest: Win T-Shirts!
Here's your chance to win some cool prizes!

The 'Being Human' side of Salman Khan
Is Being Human, the actor's apparel brand, an extension of his persona or is it a move to correct his bad-boy image?

Why is Poonam Pandey miffed with Mumbai cops?
The Nasha actress was recently accosted by cops near her Mira Road residence.

Have you ever met Rajinikanth? TELL US!
If you've had a Thalaivaa experience, we're listening!

May 05, 2014
Ayesha Shroff: Laugh all you want, Tiger's here to stay
Tiger Shroff is set to make his big screen acting debut with Sajid Nadiadwala's Heropanti on May 23.

May 03, 2014
Priyanka: I'll sleep when I die!
Priyanka Chopra launches her third single, I Can't Make You Love Me.

April 30, 2014
British actor Bob Hoskins dies
He was 71.

John Abraham to cameo in Satrah Ko Shaadi Hai
The film will be produced by the actor, and directed by Shootjit Sircar.

April 28, 2014
Prosenjit's wife to make her Bollywood debut
The actress has been cast in Onir's forthcoming film Shab.

April 25, 2014
Actor Inder Kumar arrested for allegedly raping model
The victim alleged she had been sexually assaulted by Inder Kumar who had promised to give her lead roles in Bollywood films.

April 24, 2014
Irrfan shoots with Bryce Dallas Howard in Jurassic Park
The duo were spotted shooting in Hawaii.

April 23, 2014
The Son of God contest: Win cool T-Shirts!
Here's your chance to win some cool prizes!

Sunil Grover's Mad In India to go off air
'The show just wasn't working,' explains a source.

April 22, 2014
Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra tie the knot in Italy
The couple got married on 21st April in a private ceremony in Italy.

April 21, 2014
The Andaz Apna Apna Quiz: Whose line is it anyway?
Claim to be the biggest AAA fan? Find out if it's really true!

April 17, 2014
'An experience like Yellow teaches you to stop being greedy about life'
Not even in his wildest dreams did cinematographer-turned-director Mahesh Limaye imagine that his first Marathi feature film Yellow would create such a devastating impact.

PHOTO: If Alia Bhatt was an ORDINARY person
This is a tongue-in-cheek series devoted to Bollywood ke beautiful people. Readers are advised to view it with the proverbial grain of salt.

April 16, 2014
Shahid, Jolly LLB win big at 61st National awards
A quick look at winners in the major categories.

April 15, 2014
10 years later, Julie gets a sequel
The new film will not have Neha Dhupia. Instead, it will star newcomer Sakshi Chaudhary.

April 14, 2014
Asha Bhosle: Gulzar<I>bhai</i> is a very special artist
Overjoyed with the news of her Gulzarbhai's selection for the Dadasaheb Phalke award this year, the legendary playback singer traces her steps to her early memories of working with the veteran.

April 12, 2014
Gulzar selected for Dadasaheb Phalke award
Gulzar, best known for penning memorable hits like 'Tujhse Naaraaz Nahi' and 'Tere Bina Zindagi Se' besides directing critically acclaimed films like 'Aandhi' and 'Mausam', was on Saturday chosen for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest official recognition for film personalities in India.

April 11, 2014
Kareena: It would be a pleasure to work with Suriya
Kareena Kapoor makes up for her goof-up.

'The demand for a sequel to Andaz Apna Apna is unbelievable!'
Rajkumar Santoshi talks about his film Andaz Apna Apna that completes 20 years today.

April 10, 2014
Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu to star in Mani Ratnam's next
The film will be in Telugu.

PHOTO: If Shah Rukh Khan was an ORDINARY person
This is a tongue-in-cheek series devoted to Bollywood ke beautiful people. Readers are advised to view it with the proverbial grain of salt.

Deven Verma: The comedy in <I>Andaz Apna Apna</i> wasn't my type
In a special series on Andaz Apna Apna, we bring to you comedian Deven Verma who played actor Aamir Khan's father in the film. Over to Deven Verma.

April 09, 2014
Kareena: I don't know who Suriya is
The actress slams rumours of her doing an item number in a Tamil film.

Chat@3: The <I>Andaz Apna Apna</i> quiz with Sukanya Verma
Test your filmi gyan, right here!

April 08, 2014
12 Years A Slave actress showers praise on Lunchbox, Irrfan thrilled
'Her reaction to our film is most precious,' the actor says.

April 07, 2014
'Meeting Laloo Prasad Yadav was a useless encounter'
Nawazuddin Siddique talks about his contribution to the politics of the country.

Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney passes away
The actor was 93.

Pyaasa cinematographer V K Murthy passes away
He was 91.

April 05, 2014
Katrina Kaif's <I>Bang Bang</I> postponed?
Her film Bang Bang may miss the October 2 release date, and be postponed to the year end.

April 03, 2014
Will Kirron Kher do Rekha justice? VOTE!
The veteran actress will play Rekha's character in the Khubsoorat sequel.

March 28, 2014
Is Hrithik the best dancer in Bollywood? Tell us
Write in!

Rajinikant's Kochadaiiyaan postponed yet again
The new date is May 1.

March 27, 2014
Waheeda Rehman: Nanda was an extremely sensitive person and a loyal friend
Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman remembers Nanda, her friend of 55 years who passed away on March 25.

Chat@2: Connect with <I>Ek Nayi Pehchaan</i> star Krystle D'Souza, right here!
Log in to chat with the actress.

March 25, 2014
O Teri actor Bilal Amrohi to wed Sanjay Dutt's niece
The young couple will tie the know early next year.

Yesteryear actress Nanda is dead
The actress, who starred in films like Bhabhi and Choti Bahen, was 75.

March 20, 2014
<I>CID</I>'s Daya in Ajay Devgn's <I>Singham 2</I>
Actor Dayanand Shetty of CID fame to act in Rohit Shetty's Singham 2 along with Ajay Devgn.

March 18, 2014
Is Deepak Dobriyal all set to play Kejriwal?
In the political satire, Lollypop Since 1947, Deepak Dobriyal will play an aam aadmi who becomes a mighty political force.

<I>Fast & Furious 7</I> back on track
Actor Ali Fazal to fly to Abu Dhabi to join the film's cast and crew.

March 14, 2014
Shiney Ahuja's Welcome Back in Bollywood
The actor will shoot for Anees Bazme's new film in Dubai.

March 13, 2014
'Is this a pro-Pakistani film?'
The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti has objections to Totally Siyappa and its dialogues.

March 12, 2014
'Doing item numbers in revealing clothes was not what I was cut out to do'
Lisa Haydon is loving the feedback her performance in Queen has got.

March 11, 2014
Photo: Shoojit Sircar and Mary Kom's ad shoot
The boxing champ is a complete natural when it comes to facing the camera.

March 09, 2014
Juhi Chawla's brother Bobby passes away
Actress Juhi Chawla's brother Bobby, who had been in coma since quite sometime, passed away on Sunday morning.

March 07, 2014
Priyanka Chopra's Mary Kom biopic to have two versions
The film has been reworked on for a wider audience.

March 06, 2014
The <I>Gulaab Gang</i> contest: Win pepper sprays!
Here's your chance to win some cool prizes!

Will <i>Gulaab Gang</i> release tomorrow? Delhi HC to hear producers's plea
A day after the Delhi high court stayed the release of Gulaab Gang, the film's producers have moved to a larger bench against the order.

March 05, 2014
Simi Garewal: I'd love to act in films again; acting is my first love
The veteran actress is currently serving as a jury member for a film festival.

Chat@3: <I>Gulaab Gang</i> quiz with Sukanya Verma
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

Pizza delivery guy at the Oscars receives $1000 tip!
The Pizza Delivery guy who didn't know he was headed to the Oscars!

March 04, 2014
SIX Saifs coming near a theatre near you this year!
The actor is trying out different looks in his upcoming films.

March 03, 2014
Live Chat! Discuss <I>Satyamev Jayate</I>, Season 2
Join the heated debate about the second season of the show that aims to awaken the conscience of the nation.

The Oscar selfie that brought Twitter down!
How Ellen Degeneres's sole tweet sent her Twitter followers into a tizzy!

Did the Oscars get it right? Discuss with Raja Sen
Join in the conversation!

Oscars 2014: Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett win top awards
The 86th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners.

February 28, 2014
Sangram Singh: Payal touched my heart
The couple got engaged in a simple temple ceremony on February 27.

Rediff's Oscars 2014 Predictions
Check out who Rediff critics are rooting for this year!

February 27, 2014
Oscars 2014: Catch all the action as it happens, RIGHT HERE!
Catch all the fun, LIVE!

Jaya Bachchan to make her television debut
The actress will make her debut on television with an adaptation of Gujarati author Kajal Oza Vaidya's novel Yog Viyog.

February 26, 2014
Ajaz Khan in Rohit Shetty's Singham 2?
'Rohit Shetty was impressed by Ajaz's stunts on camera and he also found him entertaining and funny off camera,' says a source.

Spanish guitar great Paco De Lucia dies
According to reports, the news was announced by the mayor's office in Algeciras in southern Spain, where Lucia was born.

February 25, 2014
<I>Ghostbusters</i> star Harold Ramis dies at 69
The veteran Hollywood star breathed his last in Chicago, US.

Shiney Ahuja to make acting comeback with a Bhatt film?
The troubled actor recently reached out to Mahesh Bhatt for work.

February 24, 2014
Sanjay Leela Bhansali: I never believed in birthday parties
The filmmaker turns 51 on February 24.

February 21, 2014
Mohanlal to promote Aamir Khan's Satyamev Jayate
The superstar will take the show down south, and spread awareness through it.

Priyadarshan: Lizzy and I are together
'I can't express enough gratitude for her presence in my life,' claims the director about his wife.

February 20, 2014
Actress accuses director of molestation, he may go to cops
Jolly LLB director Subhash Kapoor has been accused by an actress, Geetika Tyagi, of sexually assaulting her, an incident he regrets in a video secretly recorded by her. Kapoor did not respond to telephone calls and messages, but indiatvnews.com reports that he plans to lodge a police complaint against the actress for character assassination.

February 19, 2014
Chat@3: Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
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February 18, 2014
Kareena: I need to look leaner but not Size 0
Kareena Kapoor talks about her latest ice cream endorsement.

February 14, 2014
Kamal Haasan: Balu Mahendra and I shared a very close relationship
Kamal Haasan pays rich tribute to his Sadma director.

Bollywood Quiz@4: Ace this Valentine's Day Special, and win prizes!
Test your knowledge!

February 12, 2014
Chat@Noon: Connect with Lunchbox star Nimrat Kaur, RIGHT HERE!
Chat with the actress!

The 13th Mumbai Film Festival at a glance
The 13th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival honoured several women documentary filmmakers recently.

February 11, 2014
Shahid Kapoor's bald plans are still on
'Shahid had no qualms about shedding his hair for the role,' says a source.

February 10, 2014
Here's what keeps Katrina busy on Phantom sets
The actress is busy working on her Urdu and Hindi diction.

February 07, 2014
Prabhu Dheva: Actors become different people when camera is on
Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha's humour on Koffee With Karan didn't go down well with Prabhu Dheva.

February 06, 2014
Chat@noon: Connect with Shekhar Suman, right here!
Connect with the debutant director as he talks about his first directorial project, among other things.

'If I can help Bollywood by being in politics, it's worth it'
Bappi Lahiri, who recently celebrated Saraswati Pooja at his home, has decided to enter politics.

Legendary bhajan singer Juthika Roy passes away
Iconic leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru were among her fans.

February 05, 2014
Aishwarya plans surprise birthday party for Abhishek
The party will be attended by close friends like Shah Rukh Khan, Rakeysh Mehra, Rohan Sippy, Apoorva Lakhia, Sikandar Kher, Bipasha Basu and Preity Zinta.

February 04, 2014
65 bags of heroin discovered from Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment
The actor was found with a hypodermic needle sticking out of his arm.

February 03, 2014
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York
The Oscar-winning actor of films like Magnolia, The Big Lebowski and The Master was 46.

February 02, 2014
Rajputs target Farhan Akhtar for his film produced by Ekta Kapoor
Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar was in for an unpleasant surprise when he flagged off the fifth edition of Jaipur Marathon in which over 50,000 participants took part.

Now Salman Khan's 'Jai Ho' gets UP's tax exemption
After doling out a very special favour to actress Madhuri Dixit by exempting her latest film 'Dedh Iskiya' from entertainment tax in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has now also announced a similar concession for Salman Khan's Jai Ho.

February 01, 2014
Rithvik-Asha win Nach Baliye 6
Rithvik Dhanjani and his girlfriend Asha Negi have won the sixth season of dance reality show Nach Baliye.

January 29, 2014
Santosh Sivan: It's important for me to spread my wings beyond cinema
Ace cinematographer and filmmaker Santosh Sivan is delighted by the government's decision to honour him with Padma Shri.

January 28, 2014
Nagarjuna on father ANR: He had a premonition about his death
Telugu actor Nagarjuna remembers his father, the legendary actor-producer Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who passed away on January 22.

January 27, 2014
Chat@1.30: Connect with Jai Ho star Sana Khan, RIGHT HERE!
Connect with the actress as she takes questions from Rediff readers!

January 25, 2014
SRK fractured shoulder during film shoot; advised 2-3 weeks bed rest
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was hurt during a film shoot in suburban Mumbai two days back, has sustained a fracture in right shoulder and an injury on his knee and has been advised bed rest for two-three weeks, sources said.

January 24, 2014
'Shah Rukh carries ultra sound, physiotherapy machines to film sets'
Shah Rukh Khan's long-time doctor Ali Irani talks about the superstar's injuries and health.

Sameera Reddy: Our honeymoon will be a biking trip
Actress Sameera Reddy talks about her cozy wedding, husband Akshai Varde, and much more.

January 23, 2014
Join us for the Jai Ho LIVE REVIEW! Right here!
Join us as the film unravels before us!

'Sunanda Pushkar was one of the warmest human beings I had met'
Zayed Khan talks about his 'good friend' who passed away recently.

Shah Rukh Khan discharged from hospital
Shah Rukh Khan sustained injuries while shooting a dance sequence for his film Happy New Year in J W Marriott, in Juhu, a western suburb of Mumbai.

Jai Ho: Cinemas unsure if Salman will enter 2014 with a bang
The advance booking of Salman Khan's eagerly awaited film Jai Ho have started and although the sentiment regarding the movie is buoyant in markets such as Uttar Pradesh, metros such as Delhi and Mumbai have shown a softer response than usual.

January 22, 2014
Moon Moon Sen: It's a myth that Suchitra Sen didn't meet people
'One reason why Suchitra Sen quit acting in the 1970s was the mediocrity that overtook Bengali cinema. Many of the directors she knew well and felt comfortable working with passed away. The scripts offered to her were awful,' Moon Moon Sen talks about her famous mother, the legendary Suchitra Sen, who passed away on January 17.

Legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao no more
Legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao passed away at Care Hospital in Hyderabad early on Wednesday at around 2 am. He was 91, and was under going cancer treatment.

January 21, 2014
Raima: My grandmother Suchitra Sen's last wish was to see me get married
Raima Sen comes out of her grief to tell us what grandmother Suchitra Sen's death means to the family and to cinema.

January 20, 2014
Kapil Sharma: To entertain cops was a big moment for me
Hosting the annual police show called Umang 2014 was an emotional occasion for Kapil Sharma, as it was not like his routine public appearances.

January 18, 2014
Mamata nominates Mithun Chakraborty for RS seat
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Saturday the nomination of Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty as her party Trinamool Congress candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election in the state.

The myth of actors being God-like should be broken: Irrfan
Actor Irrfan Khan doesn't see it as a good sign when film stars are worshipped like God and feels that the myth should be broken. Shahnawaz Akhtar reports from Jaipur

January 17, 2014
PM, Narendra Modi condole Suchitra Sen's death
The veteran actress passed away today, January 17.

Mamata Banerjee: Suchitra Sen's death is an irreparable loss
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid rich tribute to veteran actress Suchitra Sen.

Let me die in peace: Suchitra Sen
Legendary actress Suchitra Sen passed away on Friday after she suffered a massive heart due to which her condition had turned very critical, family sources said.

January 16, 2014
<I>American Hustle</i>, <I>Gravity</i> sweep Oscar 2014 nominations
Take a look at the nominees!

Abhishek-Ash not moving out of the family home
Abhishek Bachchan is apparently amused and annoyed with rumours of his moving out of his family home with wife Aishwarya Rai and daughter Aaradhya.

January 15, 2014
Subhash Ghai's Whistling Woods to down shutters?
In the next few weeks, the Bombay High Court will hear the institute's petition to review its 2011 directive to vacate the land it occupies in Film City.

Irrfan's next inspired by Kejriwal's aam aadmi movement
The yet-untitled film will be directed by Nishikant Kamat.

Emraan Hashmi's son diagnosed with cancer
The actor's four-year-old is reportedly being prepped for surgery.

January 14, 2014
Onir to Chief Justice of India: I have become a criminal
In his letter to the Chief Justice, the filmmaker urged the Supreme Court to consider the LGBT community while reviewing the earlier ruling.

Onir to Chief Justice of India: I have become a criminal
In his letter to the Chief Justice, the filmmaker urged the Supreme Court to consider the LGBT community while reviewing the earlier ruling.

After Ajay Devgn, Kamal Haasan approaches CCI
Kamal Haasan has filed a complaint with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against the Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners Association wifor restricting the release of his film Vishwaroopam in theatres last year.

Honey Singh shoots with Sunny Leone for Ragini MMS 2 song
Honey Singh with team up with Sunny Leone for a hip hop number in Ragini MMS-2

Chat@2: Discuss Golden Globes with Raja Sen
Join film critic Raja Sen as he deconstructs the show at length with Rediff readers from 2 pm to 3 pm on January 14, only on ZaraBol.

January 13, 2014
'A big thank you to the Health Ministry from the film fraternity'
Ministry Of Health removes the ugly anti-smoking video accompanying feature films.

January 11, 2014
Actress Suchitra Sen's condition critical
The condition of veteran actress Suchitra Sen, who was hospitalised on December 29 following a respiratory tract infection, has turned critical

January 10, 2014
Send a birthday postcard to Hrithik Roshan!
Bollywood's very own superhero turns 40 on January 10.

January 08, 2014
No tax for Dedh Ishqiya in Uttar Pradesh!
Samajwadi Party government exempts Dedh Ishqiya from tax ; Mulayam and Akhilesh camp in Saifai to welcome Madhuri-Salman

January 07, 2014
<I>Dedh Ishqiya</I> contest: Win COOL prizes!
Answer this simple question and win cool prizes!

Chat@4: Connect with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Niharika Singh, right here!
Join Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Niharika Singh as they connect with Rediff readers from 4 pm to 5 pm on Janaury 7, only on ZaraBol.

January 06, 2014
Sridevi settles into her new home
After a fire destroyed Sridevi's bungalow recently, the actress and her family may not be able to move back for at least a year.

Telugu actor Uday Kiran found dead
Police suspect suicide; the actor was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his Hyderabad home on Sunday night.

Mamata Banerjee, Suchitra Sen's first visitor in 35 years
The actress requested to meet West Bengal CM after she heard about the latter's visit to the hospital she's currently admitted in.

January 04, 2014
Your favourite R D Burman song? Tell us!
Each of us have that one special number that we just cannot get enough of.

January 03, 2014
Alok Nath reveals his favourite 'Sanskar' joke!
"I have suddenly become the talk of the town," Alok Nath laughs.

Actress Suchitra Sen's condition worsens
The 82-year-old actress has been on ventilator since noon.

January 02, 2014
Raima Sen: My grandma Suchitra Sen is much better
Suchitra Sen was in a serious condition after she was admitted after a respiratory tract infection.

December 31, 2013
Veena Malik: My past is not hidden from anyone, not even my husband
Shocked and amused by a certain Prashant Pratap Singh's claims of being her live-in partner, the newly-married Veena Malik clears the air.

December 30, 2013
Muzaffar Ali: Farooque and I shared a mutual passion for cinema
Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, who worked with Farooque Sheikh in Umrao Jaan, Gaman and Anjuman, remembers his long association with the late veteran that goes back way before their days in the film industry.

Sai Paranjpye: Farooque Sheikh was an angel
Like the rest of the country, Sai Paranjpye, who directed the late veteran in her 1981 cult comedy Chashme Buddoor, was stunned with the news.

Actress Suchitra Sen's condition is stable
The veteran had complained of respiratory problems.

December 29, 2013
Actress Suchitra Sen in serious condition
Legendary actress Suchitra Sen is in a serious condition after she was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata following a respiratory tract infection, doctors said on Sunday.

December 28, 2013
A brilliant boy next door called Farooque Sheikh
The actor, who passed away this morning, has given us many superb movies.

Actor Farooque Sheikh dies of heart attack in Dubai
Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh died of a heart attack in Dubai in the early hours of Saturday. He was 65.

December 27, 2013
'I don't like Tanisha in <I>Bigg Boss</i> any more'
The Rang Rasiya actress talks about her Bigg Boss fixation.

Meet the young Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3
Siddharth Nigam is a trained 13-year-old gymnast from Allahabad.

December 26, 2013
Deepika to play bar dancer in Happy New Year
The actress will also try on a Marathi accent for the film.

December 23, 2013
Veteran musician Ilayaraja hospitalised
The veteran complained of chest pains.

Dhoom 3 breaks box office records, beats Chennai Express
Yash Raj Films' Dhoom 3 has managed to achieve what was pretty much expected out of it at the box office.

Chat@4: Connect with Bigg Boss' Sofia Hayat!
The starlet will connect with Rediff readers on December 23, between 4 and 5 pm.

The Good Road misses Oscar short-list for Best Foreign Language Film
Gyan Correa's film has not made it to the nine films that were short-listed for the 86th Annual Academy Awards.

Dhoom 3 debuts on North America Top Ten
The film looks poised to break My Name Is Khan records overseas.

December 21, 2013
Fake shootout: Film producer held for implicating Salman
In a plot straight out of Bollywood, a film producer was arrested for allegedly trying to implicate Salman Khan in a fake attack on himself in order to coerce the film star to work in his next project.

December 20, 2013
Vindoo: Armaan couldn't have caused Sofia any bodily harm in Bigg Boss
Vindoo Dara Singh gives his take on the controversy.

Chat@3: Connect with Abhishek Bachchan, right here!
Chat with the Dhoom star here at 3 pm today.

December 19, 2013
'We prayed for case to be solved but we hoped it wouldn't come to this'
Lalit Pandit talks about sister Sandhya's brutal murder, and his nephew being named as prime suspect.

December 16, 2013
Arjun Rampal: We must be sensitive, rather than speculate
Arjun Rampal gives his stand.

'We tried our level-best to reason with Hrithik, Sussanne'
Sussanne's brother Zayed Khan opens up about the split.

Chat@3:30: Connect with Arshad Warsi and Soha Ali Khan, right here!
Join Arshad Warsi and Soha Ali Khan for a live chat between 3.30 to 4.30 pm on Monday, December 16.

Lawrence Of Arabia actor Peter O'Toole dies at 81
The actor passed away on Sunday, December 15 after a prolonged illness.

December 15, 2013
Amitabh Bachchan is king on Twitter!
Among Bollywood stars, Amitabh Bachchan is the undisputed king of Twitter, according to the Bollywood Twitter Index.

December 14, 2013
Responsibility remains to protect, take care of kids: Sussanne
Though superstar Hrithik Roshan and wife Sussanne have decided to part ways, the interior designer says their responsibility remains to protect and take care of their two kids.

December 13, 2013
Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne to divorce
The actor issues an official statement to end all speculation.

Nandita Das to do Bollywood dance in a Spanish film
In Anna Soler-Pont's Traces Of Sandalwood, the actress will perform the full-on filmi dance for the first time in her career.

December 12, 2013
'Sex has never been only for procreation'
Filmmaker Onir lashes out.

December 10, 2013
'It's appealing to see Sikhs as heroic but what about their darker side?'
Ramanand Sagar's grandson turns filmmaker.

December 09, 2013
After Terrorist, Santosh Sivan steps into LTTE territory again
The director is currently making Ceylon, ready for release in March 2014.

December 06, 2013
The Ghalib Danger Contest: WIN EXCITING PRIZES!
Director Neeraj Pandey, who has made films like A Wednesday and Special 26, writes his first fiction.

December 05, 2013
Javed Akhtar: I couldn't get up from the bed or lie down
Javed Akhtar had the most terrifying experience of his life when he lost the power of his limbs for some time.

December 04, 2013
Salman Khan's Jai Ho gets a new heroine
Grand Masti's Bruna Abdullah has been added to the cast after a role was especially created for her opposite cast member Ashmit Patel.

December 02, 2013
Ali Fazal on <I>Fast & Furious</i> costar Paul Walker: I'll always be his fan
The young Indian star recently shot with the late actor for The Fast And Furious series' seventh installment.

December 01, 2013
'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker dies in car crash
Fast & Furious star Paul Walker has died at the age of 40 in a fiery car accident and an explosion in Santa Clarita.

November 30, 2013
John Abraham to produce Imtiaz Ali's brother's directorial debut
Sajid Ali's film is called Banana.

November 29, 2013
Kareena, Farhan gets ready for Bombay Samurai
The duo will star in Dev Benegal new film.

November 28, 2013
'Hrithik is NOT undergoing another surgery'
His father Rakesh Roshan puts a rest to all rumours.

November 26, 2013
Kamal Haasan: Capital punishment is not a solution for sex crimes
The veteran actor's daughter Shruti Haasan's stalker was recently arrested.

November 25, 2013
Sunny Deol: Top heroines don't want to work with me
'They want to work with Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan,' Sunny Deol says candidly.

November 22, 2013
Minor fire in Shah Rukh Khan's residence Mannat
The fire was caused by a short circuit.

November 20, 2013
Akshara Haasan to make acting debut
Kamal Haasan's younger daughter has been paired opposite Dhanush in her first film.

November 19, 2013
Unidentified stalker tries to enter Shruti Haasan's residence
An unidentified stalker allegedly tried to barge into the residence of Bollywood actress Shruti Haasan, the daughter of noted actor Kamal Haasan, but her timely act of closing the door prevented the man from entering her house in suburban Bandra.

Movies and glamour in Chandigarh
Aseem Chhabra attends an unusual medley of movies and literature in Chandigarh.

Quiet birthday for Zeenat Aman
'I can't help thinking about how fortunate I am to be alive and healthy,' the diva says.

November 18, 2013
Sushant Singh Rajput-Ankita move into new home
The actor's career and personal life seems to be getting even better.

November 15, 2013
Raju Hirani's son Vir turns director
The film is titled Return Gift.

November 14, 2013
Why Bhansali's <I>Ramleela</i> got a new name
The Bombay HIgh Court refused to issue stay orders on the film's release.

November 13, 2013
PHOTO: If Bipasha Basu was an ORDINARY person
Take a look inside!

November 12, 2013
Has Sunil Grover walked out of Comedy Nights With Kapil?
The actor reportedly walked out over disagreements with show's host and producer Kapil Sharma.

November 08, 2013
How would you like to liven up Bigg Boss 7? Tell us!
Give us your wish list!

Ratan Thiyam conferred Bhupen Hazarika Award
The award was presented by film and theatre personality Amol Palekar.

What makes Krrish 3 such a winner
Emotions and brilliant special effects set the film apart from other blockbusters.

November 07, 2013
Aamir Khan celebrates wife Kiran Rao's birthday in Assam
The couple are currently staying in the Wild Maseer resort at Balipara, in the picturesque Sonitpur district of Assam. They are accompanied by their toddler son Azad and close friends.

Shatrughan Sinha: Amitabh should be made President of India
'He has all the qualifications,' Shotgun insists.

November 06, 2013
Which films have NOT aged well with time? Tell us!
Blockbusters like Sharda, Himalaya Ki God Mein, Suraj, Milan, Khudgarz, Dharam Veer, Rocky, Mard, Love Story, Kranti or Pyaar Jhukta Nahi seem to have lost their lustre and magic over the years.

November 05, 2013
Chat with Vivek Oberoi, RIGHT HERE!
Join Vivek Oberoi as he connects with Rediff readers from 1 pm to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, November 6, only on ZaraBol.

November 03, 2013
Iconic Pakistani folk singer Reshma passes away
Legendary Pakistani folk singer Reshma, who mesmerised music lovers beyond borders with her soulful rendition of songs like 'Dama Dam Mast Kalandar' and 'Lambi Judai' in her trademark rustic voice, passed away in Lahore on Sunday after suffering for years from throat cancer.

November 02, 2013
Wish Shah Rukh Khan on his birthday!
The actors turns 48 on November 2.

November 01, 2013
Farhan Akhtar to play writer-poet Sahir Ludhianvi in biopic
Ashi Dua, who produced Bombay Talkies, will produce the film titled Sahir.

October 31, 2013
The New Yorkers who may be headed to the Oscars
These Birds Walk is on the long list of documentaries to qualify for the Academy Awards. Filmmakers Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq tell Aseem Chhabra their fascinating story.

October 29, 2013
Manish Paul in Tere Bin Laden sequel
Manish Paul's endearing performance in Mickey Virus has got him noticed in the film industry.

October 26, 2013
'Salman is one of the best dancers I have known'
Mudassar Khan is all set to judge the latest season of Dance India Dance.

October 25, 2013
How Manna Dey's wife helped him rehearse for a song
Arthur J Pais remembers the time when Manna Dey recorded his first ever Malayalam song for the film Chemmen.

October 24, 2013
Manna Dey's family upset with Mamata, says no to funeral in Kolkata
Upset that they had not been helped in bad times, the family of legendary playback singer Manna Dey did not accept the request of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to bring his mortal remains to Kolkata for the last rites.

YOUR fave Manna Dey song? TELL US!
The legendary singer passed away on October 24.

Singer Manna Dey cremated, only 70 mourners turn up
The turn out was extremely poor, with many stars choosing to pay their tributes on the social media instead.

President, I & B Minister Manish Tewari condole Manna Dey's demise
President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee along with I & B Minister Manish Tewari pay tribute to the legendary singer.

"Manna sang the most soulful songs for my films," said Raj Kapoor
"Manna Dey sang some of the most soulful songs for my films" is how late actor Raj Kapoor described his association with Manna Dey.

Legendary singer Manna Dey is dead, cremation at 12.30 pm in Bengaluru
Legendary singer Manna Dey who was suffering from a lung infection passed away in Bengaluru on Thursday morning at 3:33 am. He was 94. He was being treated from respiratory and renal problems.

October 23, 2013
Chat with Mickey Virus actor Manish Paul, RIGHT HERE!
Connect with the actor-comedian.

Adnan Sami: Let me live in peace in a country that I consider my home
Musician-singer Adnan Sami has had enough of bureaucratic pressures, the latest being the service tax that he's required to pay up.

October 22, 2013
The Mickey Virus contest: Win COOL prizes!
Answer this question and win cool prizes!

October 20, 2013
Lata Mangeshkar gets Yash Chopra memorial award
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with the first Yash Chopra Memorial Award for her contribution to Hindi cinema.

October 18, 2013
Shahid's family hopes film would get him justice
Says the slain lawyer's brother Khalid, 'He lost his life fighting for those accused of terror charges. At least he should be remembered now when guilty have been booked and the innocent have been acquitted.'

<I>Shalimar</i> director Krishna Shah passes away
The filmmaker was 75.

October 17, 2013
Nargis cast in Shaukeen remake
The film will be directed by Rumi Jaffrey.

<I>Krrish 3</i> to have biggest ever release after <I>Chennai Express</i>, <I>Besharam</i>
The film hits screens this Diwali.

Chat with Shahid's Hansal Mehta and Rajkumar
Connect with the director-actor duo, right here!

October 15, 2013
Meet the item girl in R... Rajkumar
British model Scarlett Wilson will shake her hips with Shahid Kapoor in his latest film.

October 10, 2013
Prabhudheva on Srihari: I've lost a brother
'When something like this happens, you realise how frail and fickle life is,' Prabhudheva says.

Chat with <I>Bigg Boss 7</i>'s Anita Advani, right here!
Join in the conversation!

October 09, 2013
Telugu actor Sri Hari passes away
Telugu actor Sri Hari passed away at the Lilavati Hospital, in Mumbai, on Wednesday, following liver complications. He was 49.

October 07, 2013
Why Huma Qureshi quit Welcome Back
The actress has been replaced by six item girls in Anees Bazme's Welcome Back.

October 04, 2013
Discuss Anil Kapoor's <I>24</i>, right here!
Connect with Sukanya Verma as she discusses the inaugural episode.

WORST Hindi film you've ever seen? TELL US!
Write in!

October 03, 2013
Why Aishwarya will NOT do a film with Abhishek now
The reason is their little daughter Aaradhya.

Ranveer Singh recovering from dengue, to be discharged tonight
The actor was rushed to a suburban Mumbai hospital on September 27.

October 01, 2013
Ritesh Batra: If an apology is what you demand, you have it
The Lunchbox director responds to the FFI letter.

Sanjay Dutt returns home on parole, implores media for privacy
The actor left for Mumbai earlier this morning.

September 30, 2013
The BRILLIANCE of Hrishikesh Mukherjee
On Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 91st birth anniversary on September 30, we bring back a Rediff Special done on the brilliant filmmaker in December 2002.

The Lunchbox is simply not believable!


September 26, 2013
FINALLY, Aishwarya makes a comeback!
Aishwarya will mark her comeback opposite hubby Abhishek Bachchan in adman Prahlad Kakkad's maiden directorial venture, Happy Anniversary.

September 25, 2013
Kapil Sharma's sets catch fire, 'completely destroyed'
While the cause for the fire is still to be ascertained, initial information suggests an electrical short-circuit.

Chat with <I>Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa</i>'s Lauren Gottlieb, right here!
Connect her on ZaraBol at 1 pm today.

September 22, 2013
'<em>The Good Road</em> will be an embarrassment for Gujarat'
Not many in Gujarat are happy with the decision of sending 'The Good Road' as India's official entry to the 2014 Oscars.

Meet the cast of India's official entry to the Oscars
Shamjibhai Ahir, a Kutchi truck driver by profession, can't understand such hullabaloo over India's official Oscar entry of the Gujarati film The Good Road in which he is playing an important role.

September 21, 2013
'My film The Good Road is going to the Oscars. I'm so happy!'
"After 21 years, a Gujarati film won the National award. And now, it's going to the Oscars. I'm so happy!" gushes actor Pankaj Jhala, who is a part of the Gujarati film, The Good Road, which has been selected as India's entry to next year's Oscars.

'The Good Road' nominated as India's entry for Oscars
Gyan Correa's National award-winning Gujarati film 'The Good Road', a lost-and-found story of a small boy, was today nominated to represent India in the Best Foreign Film category at next year's Oscars.

September 19, 2013
'Ramleela is my most violent film'
The film's title is preceded by a subtitle which reads 'Goliyon ki raas leela.'

Saira Banu: Dilip Kumar recovering, needs rest
The veteran actor was admitted to Lilavati hospital on September 15 following a mild heart attack.

September 18, 2013
Singer Manna Dey admitted to hospital again
The legendary singer has complained of respiratory and renal problems.

Dilip Kumar to stay in hospital for three more days
The veteran actor was admitted to Lilavati hospital on Sunday, Septmember 15.

September 17, 2013
'We hope The Lunchbox will find an audience for it in India'
Director Ritesh Batra discusses his film, The Lunchbox, which releases this week.

September 16, 2013
Chat with Moodar Koodam actor-director Naveen
Join us on September 17, only on Rediff Zarabol.

The Lunchbox: Critics choice for the Oscars
Most critics have picked this film as a favourite that should be sent to the Oscar awards

Saira Banu: Dilip Kumar stable; we're praying for full recovery
The veteran actor was admitted to a Bandra hospital Sunday night.

Drashti Dhami wins <I>Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6</i>
The television actress beat singer Shaan and dancer Lauren Gotlieb.

September 13, 2013
Madhuri Dixit's father passes away
"He lived a full life," Madhuri said in a statement.

Ram Charan Teja undergoes successful surgery
The Telugu superstar underwent a sinus surgery in Mumbai.

September 12, 2013
Non-bailable warrant against Preity Zinta in cheque bounce case
The local metropolitan magistrate's court at Andheri on Thursday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Bollywood actress Preity Zinta in connection with a cheque bouncing case.

Gender test allegations against SRK baseless: BMC
Earlier, the 47-year-old superstar had rubbished allegations over the pre-natal gender tests on his third child.

September 11, 2013
Shahid Kapoor makes way for Saif Ali Khan
Rambo Rajkumar will no longer release on the same day as Bullett Raja.

September 09, 2013
Asha Bhosle: The ageless singer turns 80
The Bollywood veteran celebrated her birthday on Sunday, September 8.

September 06, 2013
Discuss Kaun Banega Crorepati right here!
Join us at 8:30 pm on Friday, September 6, only on ZaraBol.

September 05, 2013
When I met Sushmita Banerjee
Rediff.com's Ronjita Kulkarni recalls her meeting with the author who was slain by the Taliban on Thursday.

Zanjeer: 'UA' certificate in Hindi but 'A' in Telugu!
Apoorva Lakhia's Zanjeer has got a mixed response from the Censor Board.

September 04, 2013
Rishi Kapoor: I feel very lucky on my birthday
The actor turns 61 today.

September 02, 2013
Om Puri gets bail, leaves for the UK
The has left for the UK for the shooting of his new international film The 100 Foot Journey, co-starring British actress Helen Mirren.

August 30, 2013
No more kisses for Mrs Kareena Kapoor Khan
The actress refused to kiss Ajay Devgn in Satyagraha.

August 29, 2013
Has Chennai Express REALLY broken 3 Idiots' BO record?
All sorts of box office figures have been thrown around, so we decided to investigate the matter.

August 28, 2013
Chat with Madras Cafe director Shoojit Sircar, right here!
Connect with Shoojit Sircar as he takes questions from Rediff readers on Thursday, August 29, only on ZaraBol.

Matt Damon: Would love to come back to shoot another film in India
The actor made a quite visit to India for a water sanitation project for his NGO.

Om Puri: My wife wants to destroy me
The actor asserts that he is the victim in his domestic strife.

August 27, 2013
YOUR favourite televsion actor/actress? TELL US!
Write in!

Salman-Bhansali feud exaggerated
'Sanjay still cares very deeply for Salman,' says a source.

August 26, 2013
Who do YOU want to see in Bigg Boss 7? TELL US!
Write in!

Amitabh Bachchan joins Krrish 3 star cast
The superhero sequel opens in theatres this Diwali.

Katrina Kaif's sister ties the knot
Natacha tied the knot on Sunday, August 25, in London.

August 23, 2013
Tamil Madras Cafe will NOT release in Tamil Nadu
The Tamil version, however, will release in Andhra Pradesh.

Karan Johar: I couldn't have made a film as good as Lunchbox
The film will finalled release on September 20.

Rituparno Ghosh's last film set to release
Satyanweshi will release on August 30.

Ben Affleck to play Batman in <I>Man Of Steel</i> sequel
The film is set to release in July 2015

August 22, 2013
John Abraham: No need for anyone to get offended by Madras Cafe
John Abraham clears his stand and tells us why Madras Cafe must not fall victim to political protests.

August 21, 2013
The Madras Cafe Contest: Win COOL Prizes!
Answer this simple question and win!

Here's what went wrong with Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara
There are quite a few reasons, and the main villain was not Chennai Express.

August 16, 2013
Shwetha Menon's delivery scene in Kalimannu stays, film set to release
The Malayalam film will release on August 23.

August 14, 2013
Know all about Bollywood? Take this quiz@3
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

August 13, 2013
Chennai Express crosses Rs 100 crores in four days!
Shah Rukh Khan's next film has set new box office records with its stunning collections.

August 12, 2013
Saif-Katrina in post 26/11 terror film
The film will be directed by Kabir Khan.

August 11, 2013
Modi meets Telugu superstars, discusses film industry
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Hyderabad could term his trip a success even before he commenced his address at the Lal Bahadur Shastri stadium.

August 07, 2013
Dustin Hoffman 'feeling great' after successful cancer surgery
The Academy award-winning actor's cancer was detected at an early stage.

Sharmila Tagore: Mani Rabadi gave me tips on facials, eye makeup
Sharmila Tagore remembers yesteryear dress designer who passed away recently.

Know all about Bollywood? Take this quiz@3
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

August 06, 2013
'Visa controversy sorted, Salman to fly to UK soon'
Shooting of Sajid Nadiadwala's Kick is currently in progress in Glasgow.

August 05, 2013
SCARIEST Hollywood horror film of all time? TELL US!
Have your say!

Ravi Rai: Glad that movies are talking about sex
Director of memorable TV shows like Sailaab and Thoda Hai Thode Ki Zarurat Hai, Ravi Rai is all set for his big screen directorial debut.

August 02, 2013
Sonam out of Rakeysh Mehra's next, makes way for brother Harshvardhan
Sonam has gladly forsaken her dream role in the film Mirza Sahibaan for her kid brother.

August 01, 2013
Amitabh Bachchan to feature in the new Zanjeer
Zanjeer will feature a song entitled Mumbai Ka Hero, which will be interspersed with Bachchan's celebrated dialogues from the original film.

Actress Kanaka quashes death rumours
Several reports claimed on July 30 that the actress had passed away following a cancer battle.

July 31, 2013
The Smurfs 2 contest: Win COOL prizes!
Win some cool goodies!

The Smurf 2 now has an Indian connection
The film will feature a song by Tamil singer Adhi.

Know all about Bollywood? Take this quiz@3!
Test your filmi gyaan, right here!

July 29, 2013
Bollywood mourns veteran actor Jagdish Raj's demise
The actor passed away on July 28.

Akshay Kumar to play Dara Singh?
Dara Singh's son Vindoo claims that Akki has been chosen to play his father on screen.

July 25, 2013
Luv U Soniyo contest: Win COOL t-shirts and mugs!
Answer this question and win exciting movie merchandise!

July 24, 2013
SRK: So much has been said and written about the hug
At a promotional event for his film Chennai Express, Shah Rukh did not wish to elaborate on what really happened that day.

Manoj Kumar undergoes successful gall bladder surgery
The actor was admitted to a suburban hosptial a few days ago.

Chat with <I>Mariyaan</i> director Bharat Bala, right here!
The director will talk about his film Mariyan and working with Dhanush.

Salim Khan: Salman's verdict will not affect anything
While Khan may worry about his fate, industry experts feel the verdict will not affect his career.

Know all about Bollywood? Take this quiz@4!
Test your filmi knowledge, right here!

July 23, 2013
Tamil actor Manjula passes away
She was 59.

July 22, 2013
Sohail Khan: Salman, SRK just greeted each other, nothing else
Sohail Khan sets the record straight.

July 19, 2013
<I>Game Of Thrones, Horror Story</i> lead Emmy 2013 nominations
The 65th Emmys will be held on September 22 in Los Angeles.

Noted Tamil lyricist Vaali passes away
He was 82.

July 18, 2013
Hema Malini, Vyjayanthimala to perform together
The two actresses will share the stage for a dance recital in Chennai soon.

July 17, 2013
Milkha Singh: They couldn't show all pain in Bhaag Milkha...
The legendary athlete showers praise on the film, and the team behind it.

Chat with <I>Jhalak</i>'s Aarti Chhabria, right here!
Join the actress as she talks to readers!

July 16, 2013
The D-Day contest: Win COOL t-shirts!
Answer this question and win exciting movie merchandise!

July 15, 2013
Money siphoned off from Manna Dey's Kolkata bank account
The police received a letter from Dey's daughter Sumita accusing the singer's nephew, with whom he had a joint account and a locker in a bank in Kolkata.

July 13, 2013
Chavan, Ajit Pawar condole Pran's death
Ajit Pawar said that industry had 'lost its soul' in Pran's death.

We don't make the likes of Pran anymore: Amitabh Bachchan
"A gentleman of the finest order, an admirable colleague and a considerate human" is how Amitabh Bachchan described Pran, his co-star of many films, who passed away on Friday after a prolonged illness at the age of 93.

July 12, 2013
Legendary actor Pran passes away at 93
Legendary actor Pran, loved and feared in equal measure by moviegoers for his roles in Bollywood hits like 'Milan', 'Madhumati' and 'Zanjeer', passed away at a suburban hospital in Mumbai on Friday evening at the age of 93.

July 11, 2013
Hrithik discharged from hospital post brain surgery
The actor is said to have been advised complete rest for at least four weeks.

July 10, 2013
QUIZ: How well do you know Bollywood?
Test your filmi knowledge, right here!

July 09, 2013
Shah Rukh names his third child AbRam
Shah Rukh Khan confirmed the birth of his baby boy through surrogacy in a press statement.

Warrant against Mallika Sherawat in obscenity case
A Vadodara court on Monday issued a bailable warrant against Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat in connection with an obscenity case.

July 07, 2013
Rakesh Roshan: Hrithik is fine, should be discharged in two days
Hrithik Roshan underwent a successful brain surgery at Hinduja Hospital on Sunday afternoon. The surgery was performed by Dr B K Misra and took one and a half hours.

Hrithik Roshan undergoes successful brain surgery
Actor Hrithik Roshan is slated to undergo a brain surgery on Sunday at the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai.

July 03, 2013
Chat@2: Chat with BA Pass actress Shilpa Shukla
Chak De! India girl Shilpa Shukla has bagged her first leading role in BA Pass, where she plays a housewife, who seduces a much younger man.

Baby boy for Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri
According to newspaper reports, the baby was born on May 27 at Masrani hospital in Andheri, a western Mumbai suburb. He was then shifted to Lilavati hospital and finally to Breach Candy hospital and is now with the Khans at their residence, Mannat, in Bandra west

July 02, 2013
'We knew Suraj would be out because he has done no wrong'
Parents Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab heave a sigh of relief, as their son gets bail and comes home.

July 01, 2013
Jiah Khan suicide case: Suraj Pancholi gets bail
Suraj Pancholi has been granted bail on a surety of Rs 50,000 and will also have to surrender his passport.

Zarina Wahab: I'm completely broken inside
The veteran actress talks about her family ordeal.

June 28, 2013
'Suraj Pancholi's newly-acquired image is perfect for his debut'
The actor's maiden project -- the remake of Subhash Ghai's 1983 Hero -- is moving forward in full swing.

June 26, 2013
Zeenat Aman in Indo-Pak Gay Love Story
The actress has been roped in the sequel to the 2010 film, Dunno Y Na Jaane Kyun.

June 24, 2013
Amitabh turns down Mallika Sherawat-starrer Dirty Politics
The actor was not keen on doing the role. Could it have been due to the film's leading lady?

June 22, 2013
Bhansali: My Ram Leela sets are NOT damaged
Reports of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's sets for Ram Leela at Film City being swept away by the torrential rains are false.

June 21, 2013
Court rejects Suraj's bail plea in Jiah Khan suicide case
Suraj Pancholi was arrested on charges of abetting the suicide of actress Jiah Khan.

Nawazuddin's family caught in Uttarakhand deluge
"So many locals, prilgrims, tourists and travellers being stranded is very disturbing," says the actor, who is thinking of ways to help the people of Uttarakhand.

June 20, 2013
'Sunny Leone plays a femme fatale in Jackpot '
Bombay Boys director Kaizad Gustad returns to direction.

June 19, 2013
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June 18, 2013
'Suraj Pancholi seems as gentle and affectionate as his mother'
Sanjay Leela Bhansali defends Suraj Pancholi.

June 17, 2013
Shah Rukh Khan in surrogacy controversy
The actor is in the midst of a controversy following reports that he has gone for a pre-birth sex determination test for a third child through surrogacy.

June 14, 2013
Aditya Pancholi: My son has NOT confessed to physical abuse
Aditya Pancholi reacts to allegations against his son Suraj, in the Jiah Khan suicide case.

June 13, 2013
Jiah Khan suicide case: Suraj in judicial custody till June 27
Suraj Pancholi has been held for abetting the suicide of his alleged girlfriend and actress Jiah Khan.

Zarina Wahab: My son is NOT responsible for Jiah Khan's death
Suraj Pancholi's mother Zarina Wahab reacts to Jiah Khan's suicide and the allegations against her son.

June 12, 2013
Indian Ocean guitarist Susmit Sen quits band
The co-founder and guitarist of India's most successful rock band Indian Ocean, decided to quit after 23 long years.

Guru Dutt's life, now on film
Bhavna Talwar will direct a film based on the life and loves of the iconic filmmaker.

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June 11, 2013
Chat with actress Evelyn Sharma, right here!
Catch the actress on ZaraBol on June 12.

Madhuri Dixit, Huma turn up the heat in Dedh Ishqiya
Madhuri Dixit, Huma Qureshi

June 10, 2013
Suraj Pancholi held for abetting Jiah Khan's suicide
Suraj Pancholi, son of an actor couple, was on Monday arrested for allegedly driving his girl friend and Bollywood actress Jiah Khan to suicide, on the basis of a note left behind by her which mentioned that she was "heartbroken" in her relationship with Suraj and fed up with his "womanising".

Jiah Khan's mother blames Pancholis for her suicide
The latest on Jiah Khan's suicide is a six page letter that Jiah's family has apparently found by her bedside.

Priyanka Chopra's father passes away
Dr Chopra passed away after a prolonged battle with cancer.

Chat with Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 hottie Kristina Akheeva
Kristina Akheeva plays Sunny Deol's heroine in the film.

June 07, 2013
'Jiah Khan's death shows the darker side of showbiz'
The actress was hugely disappointed at the way her Bollywood career had panned out.

June 04, 2013
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Aditya Pancholi's son questioned in Jiah suicide case
25-year-old Jiah hanged herself at her Juhu residence.

Actress Jiah Khan commits suicide
Bollywood actress Jiah Khan has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Mumbai, police said.

June 03, 2013
Rituparno's cinematographer to complete his swan song
The film marks the acting debut of Kahaani director Sujoy Ghosh.

When Deepak Dobriyal nearly went BLIND
The Omkara actor met with a freak accident on the sets of his latest film.

May 30, 2013
'People made fun of Rituparno's sexuality but he would ignore it'
Rituparno Ghosh's neighbour Sujoy Naskar talks to us about his famous filmmaker.

Photograph: Shah Rukh Khan gets discharged from hospital
The superstar underwent a successful shoulder surgery earlier this week.

Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh, 49, passes away
Ghosh was reportedly suffering from pancreatitis.

May 29, 2013
Shah Rukh Khan discharged from hospital
The superstar is doing fine a day after he underwent surgery on his right shoulder.

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May 28, 2013
John Abraham's actress Leena Paul arrested for cheating
Leena Maria Paul, who was on the run after allegedly cheating a Chennai bank of Rs 19 crore, was today arrested from a farmhouse here while her male accomplice managed to escape.

Shah Rukh Khan to undergo shoulder surgery
Shah Rukh had injured himself during the shooting of his film, Ra.One.

'Reports make it look like Yuvraj and I are dating. That's unfair!'
Restaurateur Lisa Boccaro clears the air about the catfight with Salman Khan's sister Arpita.

May 27, 2013
'Delighted to be back at Cannes!'
Nandita Das enjoyed her stint as jury member for short films at the recently-concluded Cannes Film Festival.

May 24, 2013
Rishi Kapoor: No more villainous roles for me
The actor has been flooded with negative roles after his impressive turn as Rauf Lala in Agneepath.

May 22, 2013
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May 20, 2013
Preity: We can't write off IPL because of some rotten eggs
Preity Zinta reacts to the recent spot-fixing scandal.

May 15, 2013
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May 13, 2013
Ace photographer Jagdish Mali passes away
The photographer passed away on Monday morning at a hospital in Mumabai.

May 08, 2013
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May 07, 2013
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May 06, 2013
'A few scenes in Shootout At Wadala made me uncomfortable'
Director Sanjay Gupta talks about his latest release.

May 01, 2013
Photo: Ranveer Singh shows off his muscles
The actor strikes a topless pose in the latest edition of Cineblitz.

April 30, 2013
Assam: Singer Zubeen Garg unfazed over ULFA threat
The singer is on ULFA's black list for openly defying its diktat that Hindi songs and movie dances must not be performed on Bihu.

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April 26, 2013
The Charles Sobhraj biopic face-off begins
Pooja Bhatt and Anurag Kashyap may soon start work on two different projects based on the infamous serial killer's life.

April 25, 2013
'Akshay is the best action hero in the country'
Vipul Shah claims the actor will feature in his next directorial venture.

April 24, 2013
Madhuri Dixit to shake a leg with Ranbir
The actress has been roped in for an item number in Ayan Mukherjee's Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.

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Legendary singer Shamshad Begum dies at 94
The singer passed away at her Mumbai residence.

April 23, 2013
Why Ek Thi Daayan didn't do well
'Commercial considerations may have coloured the second movement of the storytelling,' director Kannan Iyer explains.

April 17, 2013
'I was petrified of playing Byomkesh Bakshi'
Sujoy Ghosh will make his acting debut in a film on the famous fictional Bengali detective.

April 15, 2013
Veteran singer PB Srinivas passes away
The 82-year-old veteran playback singer died after a brief illness at his CIT Nagar residence in Chennai.

Chashme Baddoor : A fun take on the original
While the old Chashme Buddoor has lost none of its delicate charm, the new one is a rambunctious and rather enjoyable ride.

Golmaal writers to direct Akshay-Tamannah
'We will make the audiences laugh as well as cry in the film,' they promise.

April 12, 2013
Pran to get Dada Saheb Phalke award
The award will be conferred on Pran on May 3, which will also marks the 100 years of cinema this year.

No IPL blues for Bollywood
Thanks to the unexpectedly big success of David Dhawan's Chashme Buddoor, the fear of the Indian Premiere League has been exorcized from the minds of filmmakers, who, until recently, were fearful of losing out a part of their audience to cricket.

April 11, 2013
Chat@4:30: Connect with the new Dhak Dhak girl
Gaelyn Mendonca will turn on the heat, Madhuri-style, in this week's release, Nautanki Saala, as she grooves to the remixed Dhak Dhak song.

Now, a film starring Sonakshi and brother, Luv
The siblings will star in a political thriller, to be directed by OMG director Umesh Shukla.

April 10, 2013
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Javed Akhtar: We want Rs 3 crore for Zanjeer remake rights
The controversy surrounding the film refuses to die down.

April 09, 2013
Indian actress alleges abuse from Cookie Monster
Parmita Katkar, now Parmita Kurada, has accused a Times Square Cookie Monster impersonator of assaulting her son and calling her a bitch after she failed to pay a tip to him.

April 08, 2013
Chat@3: Connect with singer Abhijeet Sawant
The former Indian Idol winner's comign out with a new album titled Farida.

April 05, 2013
'How can they remake Zanjeer when the rights are with us?'
Salim Khan lashes out at the Zanjeer remake due to copyright issues.

Award-winning film critic Roger Ebert passes away
Ebert, 70, succumbed to a decade-long battle with cancer on April 4.

April 04, 2013
Manoj Kumar: I am not suing Om Shanti Om team for money
Manoj Kumar claims damages to the tune of Rs 100 crores, and claims he will donate it to charity if he wins the case.

April 03, 2013
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April 01, 2013
Will the real Himmatwala please stand up?
Sajid Khan's overconfidence in his latest film has backfired, as Himmatwala struggles at the box office.

March 28, 2013
Sanjay Dutt to complete films before going to jail
The actor has already finished dubbing for Zanjeer and resumed shooting for Policegiri today.

Chat@3.30: Connect with Chashme Baddoor actress Taapsee
The actress makes her Bollywood debut with David Dhawan's Chashme Baddoor.

Five booked for assaulting actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar
The veteran actor had told a news channel about a rain dance party in his neighbourhood when most of the city resolved to play a dry Holi due to the water crisis in the state.

March 26, 2013
Malayalam actress Sukumari passes away
The 75 year-old veteran star of Malayalam and Tamil cinema was admitted to the hospital for burn injuries that she suffered a month ago.

March 21, 2013
'Sanjay Dutt's verdict will not affect his films'
While Dutt is obviously worrying about his fate, the producers of his under-production films aren't sweating it out.

March 20, 2013
Was Bombay Jayashri's Life of Pi song inspired?
There are remarkable similarities between Bombay Jayashri's Oscar-nominated song in Life of Pi and Irayimman Thampi's age-old composition. We make a case for the 200-year-old melody.

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March 19, 2013
Chat with Himmatwala actress Tamannaah, right here!
Catch the hot actress as she connects with her fans on Zarabol!

Ranbir: I share a comfort level with Deepika
The actor talks about teaming up with Deepika Padukone in his upcoming film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.

Chat with Aatma director Suparn Verma, right here!
Catch Suparn as he chats with rediff readers at 3 today!

March 18, 2013
National Awards for Irrfan Khan, Vicky Donor, Eega
Here's a look at the winners of the 60th National Awards.

March 15, 2013
Director Priyadarshan to act in Malayalam movie
The filmmaker will make his acting debut in Blessy's next film.

March 14, 2013
Chat with 3G stars Neil Nitin Mukesh and Sonal Chauhan, right here!
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March 13, 2013
Shah Rukh, Salman take their rivalry to Japan
SRK's Om Shanti Om is set to release in Japan on March 16 -- just over a month before Salman's Ek Tha Tiger opens in Japanese theatres.

March 12, 2013
Reports: Iran mulls suing Hollywood over Argo
Iranian officials in February dismissed Argo as pro-CIA, anti-Iran propaganda.

Irrfan Khan: I haven't opted out of Bullet Raja
The actor is facing date problems but insists that he's keen on working with Tigmanshu Dhulia after Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns.

March 11, 2013
Steven Spielberg arrives in India
The Academy Award winning filmmaker is on a two-day trip to India with his wife Kate Capshaw.

March 08, 2013
Making Priyanka Chopra look wow in Zanjeer
Designer Pria Kataria Puri is all set to work her magic on Zanjeer's leading lady.

March 07, 2013
SRK on Delhi braveheart: No one should lose their life
The actor was reacting after the United States selected the 23-year-old Delhi gangrape victim for the prestigious International Women of Courage Award, for inspiring people to fight against gender-based violence.

'My mother broke down when she saw me hanged'
Sanjeev Jaiswal, who played Ajmal Kasab in The Attacks of 26/11, talks about life after the film.

March 06, 2013
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March 04, 2013
Saif Ali Khan to play Jawaharlal Nehru?
The actor is the most likely contender to play the former Prime Minister of India i Gurinder Chaddha's new film.

March 01, 2013
Review: Jack The Giant Slayer isn't exceptional
Jack The Giant Slayer is a memorable fantasy but it doesn't have exceptional visuals.

Chat with I Me Aur Main actress Prachi Desai
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February 28, 2013
Sonu Sood's injury affects Zanjeer , Prabhu Deva's next
The actor injured himself during a cricket match, and underwent surgery earlier this week.

February 27, 2013
Kai Po Che's Raj Kumar Yadav uncanny resemblence to Shahid
Hansal Mehta's film Shahid -- based on lawyer Shahid Azmi, who was gunned down in his Mumbai office in broad daylight in 2010 -- is scheduled for release in April.

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February 26, 2013
Deconstructing Oscar 2013: Chat with Raja Sen!
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February 25, 2013
Oscars 2013: A weak show, but a great story
Raja Sen feels the 85th Oscars were boring and underwhelming.

Oscars: Did the right movies/ actors win?
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Argo, Life of Pi win at Oscars 2013
The 85th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners.

February 23, 2013
Lata: Sad I couldn't be part of Yashji's last film
Lata Mangeshkar's regret about Yash Chopra.

February 19, 2013
Lalit Pandit: My sister Sandhya wasn't lonely, desperate
'Sandhya's life may have been far from perfect but does that give anyone the right to kill her?' the composer asks.

February 14, 2013
Chat with Sukanya Verma: When Bollywood fell in love
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February 08, 2013
Post recovery, Shatrughan Sinha returns to films
The actor is currently shooting for a film along with Rajeev Khandelwal titled Woh Aadmi Bahut Kuch Janta Hai.

February 07, 2013
Miscreants throw stones, footwear at Khusbhoo
The attack comes against the backdrop of the actress's interview to a Tamil magazine in which she reportedly spoke about Stalin's elevation as heir-apparent.

February 06, 2013
Emraan Hashmi collaborates with No Man's Land 's director
Emraan Hashmi is excited to work with Danis Tanovic', the Academy Award-winning director No Man's Land.

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February 05, 2013
Russell Brand invites Demi Moore on a trip to India
The British comedian and Moore became friends after Moore started attending his Yoga class.

February 04, 2013
Centre forms Committee to review Cinema Act
In the wake of row over Kamal Hasan's movie Vishwaroopam, the Centre today set up a judicial committee to have a relook at the Cinematograph Act to make it more robust and ensure that movies do not get stuck after clearances by the film certification board.

Vishwaroopam to be released in Tamil Nadu on February 7
Actor-director Kamal Haasan today announced release of his controversial film Vishwaroopam in Tamil Nadu on February 7 as he withdrew his petition against the ban on the movie in Madras High Court.

Poaching case: Salman, others didn't appear in court
Salman's counsel Hastimal Saraswat said the actor could not appear before the court due to his pre-scheduled shooting plans.

Tigmanshu Dhulia returns to acting
Dhulia, who was widely applauded for his role in Gangs Of Wasseypur, will be seen in Ketan Mehta's biopic Mountain Man.

Haasan, govt withdraw pleas in HC on Vishwaroopam
Tamil Nadu government lifted the ban from release after Haasan assured to delete some scenes from film.

February 01, 2013
Akshay Kumar to act in Karan Johar's film
Filmmaker Karan Johar has teamed up with Akshay Kumar for a film to be directed by Punit Malhotra, of I Hate Luv Storys fame.

January 31, 2013
Haasan on Vishwaroopam row: I'm grateful to Jayalalithaa
Actor-director Kamal Haasan, whose film 'Vishwaroopam' is facing ban in Tamil Nadu amid a raging controversy, thanked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for her support as he addressed mediapersons in Mumbai on Thursday.

Kamal Haasan: I am still hurt, but calm
Kamal Haasan said he is 'still hurt', but will wait before moving the Supreme Court against the state government's ban on Vishwaroopam's screening.

January 30, 2013
Arjun Kapoor in Okkadu remake
The film will be produced by his uncle Sanjay Kapoor.

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Emotional Kamal Haasan says Tamil Nadu does not want him
Upset over the hurdles caused by the ban on the release of mega budget Vishwaroopam, an emotional Kamal Haasan expressed his views.

January 29, 2013
Madras HC lifts ban on 'Vishwaroopam'
In a major relief to actor Kamal Haasan, the Madras high court on Tuesday night lifted the ban imposed on his movie 'Vishwaroopam' by the Tamil Nadu government after it courted controversy over its alleged anti-Muslim content.

Mohit Suri, Udita Goswami to wed
A traditional Punjabi wedding has been planned.

David's Ya Hussain song offends Muslims
Singer Lucky Ali, actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and director Bijoy Nambiar have been under the scanner ever since the song Ya Hussain in their film David was aired.

January 28, 2013
'Didn't know Ae mere watan ke logon would become a rage'
As the iconic song Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon turned 50 years old on January 27, Lata Mangeshkar tells Subhash K Jha the truth about India's most beloved patriotic song.

Sridevi: Don't hanker for awards but Padma Shri is special
Sridevi seems delighted by the national honour.

January 26, 2013
Which Indian actor should be given Padma awards? Tell us!
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January 25, 2013
Rajnikanth backs Haasan, against banning Vishwaroopam
Backing actor-director Kamal Haasan, Tamil superstar Rajnikanth spoke against a complete ban of his controversial movie Vishwaroopam and appealed to his 'Muslim brothers' to end the impasse through talks.

Protest groups disrupt Vishwaroopam shows in Kerala
The Kamal Haasan starrer releases amid much controversy.

Rajesh Khanna, Sridevi to receive Padma awards
The awards will be presented on Republic Day.

January 23, 2013
Jackie's son Tiger Shroff gets ready for stardom
Tiger Shroff will debut in a film called Hero-Panti.

Jagdish Mali: I'm fine; Mink was seeking publicity
The ace photographer alleged that the actress may have dragged his name in press to gain publicity.

January 22, 2013
Aashiqui 2 director Mohit Suri to wed Udita Goswami
The wedding will be held on January 29.

January 21, 2013
Sapna Bhavnani strips for new PETA ad
Her ad asks people to be comfortable in their own skin.

January 18, 2013
After cancellation of plays, Pak artistes homeward bound
National Academy of Performing Arts' (NAPA) Mantorama and Ajoka's Kaun Hai Yeh Gustakh are scheduled to be staged on Thursday and Saturday respectively at the Mahotsav, considered as Asia's largest theatre festival.

January 17, 2013
Former VJ Sophiya Haque passes away
The British Asian talent rose to fame in the 1990s as a VJ for MTV and Channel V.

January 16, 2013
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Bollywood protests against higher taxes, may go on strike
The government may levy a 12.36 percent service tax to actors for films, television shows and endorsements.

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January 14, 2013
Argo, Les Miserables win at Golden Globes 2013
Golden Globe Winners 2013: At A Glance.

January 12, 2013
Urvashi Dholakia wins Bigg Boss 6
Urvashi Dholakia won the sixth season of the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss. The actress, who was very popular as the vampish Komolika in the soap Kasautii Zindagii Kay, was clearly a favourite among the viewers.

January 11, 2013
Happy to see a lullaby get recognised at Oscars: Jayashri
Bombay Jayashri talks about her Oscar nomination for her lullaby in Life Of Pi.

Kamal Haasan sues exhibitors over DTH dispute
His film Vishwaroopam is now likely to release on January 18.

India to take centrestage at Oscar 2013
Ang Lee's Life of Pi and Steven Spileberg's Lincoln, produced by Anil Ambani's Reliance-Dreamworks emerge as frontrunners in Oscar 2013 race.

January 09, 2013
Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam to miss release date
The movie was scheduled for January 10, 2013 at 9.30 pm on Airtel DTH.

January 08, 2013
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January 07, 2013
Deep Purple, Anthrax, Doors to perform together in Delhi
India's first live band festival is here!

January 04, 2013
Leslie Lewis: I grew up listening to R D Burman
On the iconic music composer's 19th death anniversary, musician Leslie Lewis recounts his R D Burman memories.

January 03, 2013
Twitterati: Don't confuse between rappers and rapers
Tweeters came out in support of Honey Singh, criticising the public backlash to his songs.

January 02, 2013
Bollywood to be blamed for the way men see women?
It is all too easy to blame Bollywood, notes Aseem Chhabra, just as many politicians are now saying that young women should not step out late at night or wear Western clothes, suggesting that leads some men to become rapists.

Honey Singh: I haven't sung those offensive songs
'If anyone can prove I am behind those anti-women songs, I am ready to give up music,' says singer Honey Singh, who claims he is the victim of a campaign launched by rivals to finish off his rising career.

December 31, 2012
Chat with the superhot Tena Desae, right here!
The Table No 21 actress will connect with her rediff readers at noon.

December 28, 2012
Sridevi: I definitely want to do more films
Sridevi talks about her film English Vinglish, which will be premiered on television this weekend.

Veteran actor Pran hospitalised again
Pran has been admitted to hospital once again, barely a month after he was discharged in November.

December 27, 2012
Bollywood expresses shock over Bobby Singh's death
The director of photography passed away in Goa following an asthmatic attack.

Salman Khan exempted from appearing before the court
The actor was exempted the appearing from appearing before the court in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

December 26, 2012
Live! Chat with Bigg Boss' Vrajesh Hirjee
Join Sukanya Verma as she tests your knowledge on Bollywood headlines from this year! Later, chat with Bigg Boss former contestant Vrajesh Hirjee.

December 24, 2012
Two Marathi actors killed in road accident
Anand Abhyankar, 50, and Akshay Pendse, 33, were on their way to Mumbai from Pune when the accident happened.

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Anil Kapoor's birthday wish? Six packs!
The actor reveals the secret to his youthful looks.

December 22, 2012
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December 21, 2012
Chargesheet filed against Saif in hotel brawl case
The actor was involved in a brawl with a South Africa-based businessman in February this year.

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December 20, 2012
Why Sooraj Barjatya won't work with Salman again
The black buck incident that happened during the shooting of Hum Saath Saath Hain put a strain on their relationship.

December 19, 2012
Telugu actor Bharath dies in road accident
The actor's debut film Ullasanga Utsahanga was a blockbuster.

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December 14, 2012
Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur get married
The wedding took place at a Bandra bungalow this morning.

December 13, 2012
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December 12, 2012
Know all about Rajinikant, Dilip Kumar? Take the quiz!
Film critic Sukanya Verma will test your knowledge on Dilipsaab and the Superstar in a quiz from 3pm to 4pm on December 12, only on ZaraBol.

December 11, 2012
Rishi, Neetu and Ranbir play cops and robbers in Besharam
Abhinav Kashyap's next film promises a heavy dose of the Kapoors.

Kamal Haasan pays tribute to Dilip Kumar
'Dilipsaab touched something deep within me as an actor,' says Kamal Haasan in his tribute.

December 10, 2012
Salman Khan asked to appear before court for charge-framing
The actor has been asked to appear in court on February 4 for chargeframing in the Black Buck poaching case, 14 years after the incident.

Fardeen Khan's wife Natasha suffers miscarriage
The actor had shared the news of his wife's pregnancy in October.

December 07, 2012
Kajol:Ajay's controversy affected my relationship with YRF
Kajol speaks up about the controversy between Ajay Devgn's production house and Yash Raj Films

Why Raj Babbar's son's wedding got postponed
Raj Babbar lost his father just days before his son Arya's December 9 wedding in Jodhpur.

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December 06, 2012
Shilpa Shetty to judge Nach Baliye
The latest season will start in December.

Akshay asked to lose weight for Thuppakki remake
The word is Akshay has been asked to lose seven kilos for A R Murugadoss' remake of Tamil hit Thuppakki.

December 05, 2012
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December 03, 2012
Walking the last walk with Gandhi
'My heart skipped a beat as I saw myself on the giant screen. I have watched the film a few times since then. And I can still see my face in that brief shot, immortalised like the rest of the film.'

December 02, 2012
Gehana Vasisth to debut in Telugu film
Operation Duryodhana 2 is expected to release on December 7.

December 01, 2012
Shekhar Kapur's Paani to go on floors next year
The film will be produced by Yash Raj Films.

November 29, 2012
Manisha Koirala diagnosed with cancer
The actress was flown in from Nepal after she fell unconscious at her home in Nepal.

Priyanka Chopra: I've been taking risks my entire career
Priyanka Chopra gets ready for worldwide success, with the launch of her album.

November 28, 2012
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November 27, 2012
'There's no clash between Talaash and Khiladi 786 '
Himesh Reshammiya, who co-produces Khiladi 786, sets the record straight.

November 24, 2012
SOTY, K3G, Agneepath at Marrakech festival
The festival starts on November 29.

November 20, 2012
Amitabh Bachchan: Pran saab is doing fine
The veteran actor had been admitted to the hospital following respiratory problems.

'Ponty Chadha's death a big blow for Bollywood'
The Uttar Pradesh liquor baron and film producer was killed in a freak shootout on November 17.

November 19, 2012
Vyjayanthimala on Balasaheb : I've lost a brother
The veteran actress, who was Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's raakhi sister, shares some fond memories.

Veteran actor Pran hospitalised
The veteran actor is suffering from respiratory problems.

November 14, 2012
Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Son Of Sardaar open well
Experts feel both the films have the potential to rake in about Rs 100 crore at the box office.

Liked Jab Tak Hai Jaan ? Or simply hated it? Discuss!
Join Sukanya Verma, Sonil Dedhia and Aseem Chhabra as they discuss the film live.

November 12, 2012
LIVE@9: Read the Jab Tak Hai Jaan live review right here!
The live reviews, right here.

November 10, 2012
'Don't think I can give any masala to Bigg Boss show'
Vishal Karwal had a quick chat with Rajul Hegde just before he entered the Bigg Boss house.

November 08, 2012
Chat@3! Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Nothing to lose, so much to discover, don't forget to log in.

Just how many screens is SOS getting, as compared to JTHJ ?
We find out just what the fuss is all about.

November 07, 2012
Now, a film on L K Advani
It will be a documentary, to be directed by Mani Shankar.

November 06, 2012
Fifty shades of Anurag Kashyap
Sustained exposure to global cinema helps the extraordinarily successful director push the envelope in a conservative Indian film industry.

Madhur Bhandarkar: I'm numb with relief
The nine-year old ordeal of director Madhur Bhandarkar and his family ended when the Supreme Court quashed the rape charges leveled against him.

Ajay Devgn loses his battle against Yash Raj Films
The CCI said that the complaint did not fall under any area that violates Competition rules.

November 05, 2012
Rape case against Madhur Bhandarkar dropped
Starlet Preeti Jain, who had accused him of sexually abusing her in 2004, withdrew the case against him.

November 01, 2012
'I was paid Rs 5,000 for Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro '
Satish Kaushik, who co-wrote the film and acted in it, looks back at the experience of being a part of it.

October 31, 2012
Chat@12: Chat with Sophie Choudry
The singer returns with a hot new single, Hungama Ho Gaya.

LIVE@3! Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Nothing to lose, so much to discover, don't forget to log in.

Yash Chopra's unfinished song to run during end credits
The decision was taken at a flash-meeting held at the Yash Raj studios last week.

October 30, 2012
Waheeda Rehman quits films
The yesteryear actress has taken up voluntary retirement.

October 29, 2012
'Working with Rajnikanth is very inspiring'
Deepika Padukone talks about her upcoming film with the Superstar, called Kochadaiyyan.

Chat@2: Discuss Chakravyuh with Sukanya Verma!
Did you catch the film over the weekend? What did you think of it? Discuss the film right here.

October 28, 2012
Seeing Afghanistan through a different lens
Three teenage girls have made a brief documentary which shows a much more cheerful side of Afghanisthan's capital, Kabul. It has broken the stereotype of bombed out sites and terror attacks the world associates with this war-ravaged country.

October 27, 2012
Yash Chopra's films were about life, not lifestyle
Dinesh Raheja salutes a man who lived his life like his last movie, Jab Tak Hai Jaan.

Patang beats Kahaani, Vicky Donor in New York
The awards were given by the South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) which is holding its ninth edition running through October 31.

October 26, 2012
Jab Tak Hai Jaan to be banned in Pakistan?
The trailer of the film has already been stopped from being screened on various Pakistani TV channels.

October 25, 2012
Prime Minister condoles Jaspal Bhatti's untimely death
"In his unfortunate passing away, the country has lost a person who pioneered a unique perspective on probity in public life," the PM said.

Comedian Jaspal Bhatti dies in road accident
The car in which the 57 year old actor, director was travelling hit a roadside tree near Shahkot in Nakodar area of the district around 1 am, Bhatti's associate Vinod Sharma told PTI in Chandigarh.

October 24, 2012
SOTY gives every teen a chance to live a fantasy
Meghatithi Banerjee gives a thumbs up to Karan Johar's Student Of The Year.

'Yash Chopra always knew what he wanted'
Uttam Singh -- the music composer of Dil Toh Pagal Hai -- pays tribute to Yash Chopra.

'Yash Chopra loved crab'
The staff of Gajalee talk about their most loyal patron Yash Chopra.

October 23, 2012
'Yash Chopra never said an indecent word'
Shabana Azmi never worked with Yash Chopra but they shared a very warm relationship. She pays tribute to the late filmmaker here.

'Yash Chopra never got angry'
Lyricist Sameer recalls his working experience with the iconic filmmaker.

October 22, 2012
Yash Chopra, storyteller to the end
Raja Sen looks at the journey of the legendary director who introduced to Hindi cinema to the picturesque locales of Switzerland, the chiffon saris, the picturesque nararted some complex romantic stories.

October 21, 2012
Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra dead
Chopra, 80, had been admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on October 13 after being diagnosed with an attack of dengue.

Sinister , Paranormal activity 4 battle it out at the BO
While Paranormal Activity 4 is doing better at the box office, Sinister is the better reviewed film.

October 20, 2012
Gwen Stefani, hubby seeking therapy to save marriage
The musician couple has been married for 10 years.

Waheeda Rehman: Not keen on doing films now
The veteran actress looks back at her career.

October 18, 2012
Vinod Khanna not invited for Saif-Kareena wedding?
Randhir Kapoor has found a new friend in Vinod Khanna while shooting for a film but didn't invite him for daughter Kareena's wedding.

October 16, 2012
Saifeena's grand reception at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
Tinsel towns most high-profile couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor, who officially registered their marriage earlier today, became a married couple. A grand reception was hosted at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai, celebrating the grand wedding.

Hindu outfit outrages against Akshay's OMG
The Paresh Rawal starrer film is a critical take on religion and features Kumar in the role of God.

Chat@2: Discuss Bigg Boss 6 with Sukanya Verma!
Discuss the drama in the house right here!

October 15, 2012
Fabulous films coming up at a Mumbai theatre near you!
The Mumbai Film Festival -- held from October 18 to 25 -- aims to be less of a niche event and more a genuine melting-pot.

Chat@4: Watched Aiyyaa ? Discuss it right here!
rediff.com's Prasanna Zore analyses Rani Mukerji's latest film.

October 14, 2012
'Amitabh Bachchan is the kohinoor of Indian cinema'
Aruna Irani looks back at her association with the iconic actor.

Ben Affleck's Argo the next BO champ?
The film has received favourable reviews.

Yash Chopra admitted to hospital
Legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra has been admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra in Mumbai, hospital sources said on Sunday.

October 13, 2012
All the scoop about the Saif-Kareena wedding, right here!
The star couple is set to tie the knot, the big fat Indian wedding style.

October 10, 2012
Amitabh Bachchan gets a mobile phone app for birthday
HTe Big B is turning 70 on tomorrow, October 11.

Madhur Bhandarkar defends Heroine in new blog post
The Kareena Kapoor starrer received less than favourable reviews in the press.

LIVE! Amitabh Bachchan quiz with Sukanya Verma
Take this quiz and see how much you know!

October 08, 2012
Chat@3:30: Discuss English Vinglish right here!
Discuss the film with Rediff's film critic Sukanya Verma on ZaraBol!

October 06, 2012
Revealed: The 17 Bigg Boss Season 6 participants
With Season 6 about to commence, suspense is over who the new housemates could be.

October 05, 2012
How Barfi! broke into the Rs 100 crore club
It happens to be the first Ranbir Kapoor-starrer to achieve this feat.

Barfi! star Ileana shifting base to Mumbai?
The actress is looking at more Bollywood film projects after the massive success of her debut Hindi film Barfi!.

October 03, 2012
LIVE@3! Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Join film critic Sukanya Verma as she tests your knowledge on Bollywood at 3pm today only on ZaraBol.

Cinema: The Voice of the People
Bollywood along with regional commercial cinema has reflected the ideology of its time.

September 30, 2012
Gurmeet Choudhary wins Jhalak Dikhhla Ja 5
Gurmeet Choudhary is the winner of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Ja 5', the results of which were declared after the grand finale of the popular dance reality show on Sunday.

September 27, 2012
Hema Malini to receive honorary doctorate
The doctorate is being confereed upon by Singhania University in Udaipur.

Veteran cinematographer Rajen Kothari passes away
The ace lensman, 60, is survived by his wife and two children.

Satyajit Ray statue in Melbourne: Send in your photos!
Send in your pictures!

Chat with Southern hottie Madhurima
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal actress Madhurima live on chat on Rediff.com

September 26, 2012
What made Dev Anand different from Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar?
Sudarshana Dwivedi looks back at her encounter with the legendary Dev Anand.

LIVE@3! Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Join film critic Sukanya Verma as she tests your knowledge on Bollywood at 3pm today only on ZaraBol.

September 24, 2012
Chat@3:30: Discuss Heroine , right here!
Discuss Kareena Kapoor's latest film.

September 22, 2012
'Barfi!' India's entry for Oscars next year
Ranbir Kapoor's deaf and mute act in Anurag Basu's recent release 'Barfi' has beaten 19 other films to be named India's official entry to the Oscars next year in February.

September 21, 2012
Want to see Swami Nithya on Bigg Boss 6 ? VOTE!
The controversial Swami has reportedly been approached to be on the show.

September 20, 2012
Actor-director Dinesh Thakur passes away
The veteran theatre actor-director was 65.

September 18, 2012
Will THIS be Anurag Basu's next film with Ranbir Kapoor?
Mathematician Anand Kumar and his famous Super 30 programme may just be the inspiration for Basu's next.

Midnight's Children : Lost in translation?
Fans might want to revisit the book Midnight's Children instead of the film.

'Sridevi has not lost her radiant luster'
Sridevi wins over TIFF but her film English Vinglish gets a ho hum response.

September 17, 2012
Will mom Soni Razdan direct Alia Bhatt after SOTY?
Soni Razdan is getting ready for her next directorial film.

Chat @3: Discuss Barfi! with Sukanya Verma right here!
Vent your feelings right here.

September 13, 2012
Bipasha Basu hospitalised
The actress is suffering from exhaustion and viral fever.

September 12, 2012
Aadesh Srivastava upset with Salim-Suleiman
The composer is upset for not getting credit for his song Paro in Prakash Jha's Chakravyuh.

LIVE@3! Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Join film critic Sukanya Verma as she tests your knowledge on Bollywood at 3pm today only on ZaraBol.

September 10, 2012
Chat with the Chak De! India girls right here!
While competition on celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is heating up, Amitabh Bachchan is back on the small screen to claim primetime supremacy over weekends with Kaun Banega Crorepati.

September 07, 2012
Review: To Rome With Love is magical
There is much joy to be found in watching the stories unravel in their wonderfully unpredictable ways in To Rome With Love, writes Raja Sen.

September 06, 2012
Ang Lee replaces Tobey Maguire in Life Of Pi
Prometheus actor Rafe Spall has been roped in to play the role of narrator Yann Martel.

September 05, 2012
LIVE@3! Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Join film critic Sukanya Verma as she tests your knowledge on Bollywood at 3pm today only on ZaraBol.

Get ready for Salman Khan's live stage performance
The actor is all set to perform live during the Paris premiere of Ishkq In Paris.

September 04, 2012
After Rockstar, Ranbir and Imtiaz Ali to make a comedy
The new film will be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, and have music by A R Rahman.

September 03, 2012
Discuss Akshay Kumar's Joker , right here!
Discuss this week's release Joker with Sukanya Verma and the latest episode of Jhalak with Monali Sarkar, right here!

September 01, 2012
Vipul Mehta wins 'Indian Idol 6'
Vipul Mehta, a Mass Communication graduate, won the sixth season of singing reality show Indian Idol which came to an end on Saturday night.

August 30, 2012
Chat with From Sydney With Love hottie Bidita Bag
Chat with the actress-model on Rediff ZaraBol

August 29, 2012
DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire team up for film on poaching
They coming together for a film about anti-poaching fighters in South Africa

LIVE@3! Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Join film critic Sukanya Verma as she tests your knowledge on Bollywood at 3pm today only on ZaraBol.

How many A K Hangal films have I seen?
The character actor was flawless in over 200 films, but was given little opportunity to shine, mourns Aseem Chhabra.

August 28, 2012
Ranbir Kapoor fined for smoking in public
The actor has been fined Rs 200 for smoking in public by a district court in Udaipur.

'At 83, to be workless is to be worthless'
Veteran actress Shammi got a lot of rave reviews for her work in SHirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi.

August 27, 2012
Liked Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi ? Discuss!
Discuss your favourite show and this weekend's release.

August 26, 2012
Bollywood's 'Rahim Chacha' takes final bow two years short of 100
While in his late 40s, Hangal was offered the part of Raj Kapoor's brother in 1966 film Teesri Kasam by director Basu Bhattacharya but his scenes were removed from the film. However, there was no looking back for him after that. He starred in over 200 films. He mostly played the roles of father, uncle, grandfather or that of a meek and harassed old man, an image he could never get rid off

Veteran actor A K Hangal passes away
The actor passed away today morning. He was 98.

August 24, 2012
David Dhawan: Not seen son's film Student Of The Year yet
David Dhawan talks about his sons' career plans.

August 23, 2012
The brilliance of Sombhu Mitra, who directed Jaagte Raho
Writer-filmmaker Rinki Bhattacharya pays tribute to the thespian on his 97th birth anniversary.

August 22, 2012
LIVE@3! Bollywood quiz with Sukanya Verma
Join film critic Sukanya Verma as she tests your knowledge on Bollywood at 3pm today only on ZaraBol.

August 21, 2012
Ek Tha Tiger is Salman Khan's biggest hit overseas
But it may not break the records of 3 Idiots or My Name Is Khan.

Shah Rukh Khan booked for insulting national flag
The complaint was lodged by Lok Janshakti Party national secretary Ravi Brahme.

Discuss Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, right here!
Discuss your favourite contestants and their performances.

August 17, 2012
'I missed Ashok Mehta in every
Filmmaker Aparna Sen pays tribute to Ashok Mehta.

Manisha Koirala: I am what I am because of Ashok Mehta
Manisha Koirala attributes all the right moves in her career to late cinematographer Ashok Mehta, and pays tribute to him.

August 16, 2012
Ek Tha Tiger sets new record - is biggest opening EVER
Salman Khan's new film breaks all records at the box office.

Sanjna Kapoor: I have finally left home
She has moved on from Prithvi, but Sanjna Kapoor's passion for theatre remains undimmed.

August 14, 2012
Sidhartha Mallya: I will always be there for Deepika
Sidhartha Mallya speaks his heart out.

Ek Tha Tiger set for a roaring opening
The film expected to be the widest release of 2012, across 3,000 screens worldwide.

August 13, 2012
Discuss Ek Tha Tiger , right here!
Discuss your favourite contestants on Jhalak and the most awaited film of the year Ek Tha Tiger.

From Bathinda, with love
"I want to make intelligent Punjabi cinema," says debutant director Gurvinder Singh, and proves it with Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan.

August 07, 2012
Chat with From Sydney With Love hottie Evelyn Sharma
The model/actress takes questions from her Rediff readers.

August 06, 2012
Discuss Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa , right here!
Discuss your favourite contestants and their performances.

August 03, 2012
Bappi Lahiri: Almost every song seems inspired today
Music composer-singer Bappi Lahiri offers a sneak peek into what to expect in his US concerts this month.

Rajinikanth, Deepika to visit Japan for Kochadaiyaan premiere
The film will have a mega release in December.

August 01, 2012
Shatrughan Sinha: I have fully recovered
Shatrughan Sinha may be 12 kilos lighter after his hospitalisation but he's raring to go!

July 30, 2012
Discuss Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa , right here!
Discuss your favourite contestants and their performances.

July 27, 2012
Discuss this week's Satyamev Jayate episode
Chat with film critic Sukanya Verma.

July 25, 2012
HC grants relief to Big-B in 2002-03 tax case
Observing that review under the garb of reassessment was not permissible in law, the Bombay High Court has granted relief to mega star Amitabh Bachchan by dismissing an appeal filed by the Income Tax Commissioner who reopened the actor's assessment proceedings for 2002-03.

Film director BR Ishara passes away
The filmmaker was known for his 1970s films and their rather bold themes.

July 24, 2012
Chat with Aalaap actress Ghamya, right here!
Discuss films and more with the former Miss Sri Lanka.

July 23, 2012
Discuss Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa , right here!
The fifth season of this dance-based reality show has already seen four eliminations.

Rajesh Khanna: The star who couldn't cope
Rajesh Khanna's life can be viewed as a paradigm of stardom's tragedy. He found both success and failure hard to handle.

July 20, 2012
Shashi Kapoor undergoes cataract surgery
The actor has been discharged from hospital.

Discuss this week's Satyamev Jayate episode
Chat with film critic Sukanya Verma.

July 18, 2012
AP CM, Chiranjeevi condole Rajesh Khanna's demise
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament K Chiranjeevi expressed grief over the death of Bollywood star Rajesh Khanna on Wednesday.

Sharmila: Women wanted to fall in love with Rajesh Khanna
Yesteryear actress Sharmila Tagore pays tribute to her co-star Rajesh Khanna.

Pakistan mourns Rajesh Khanna
Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf described him as a 'great actor'.

Rajesh Khanna passes away
The first superstar of Bollywood was 69.

Shatrughan Sinha undergoes bypass surgery
The actor who was admitted for severe breathlessness underwent the surgery on Monday.

July 17, 2012
Liked Cocktail ? DISCUSS right here!
Discuss this week's releases with film critic Sukanya Verma.

July 16, 2012
Dara Singh's ashes immersed in Punjab river
The ashes of Dara Singh, who passed away on July 12, were immersed by his three sons.

Jackie Shroff on expletives: They are not alien to us
A making-of video from a campaign shoot, where the actor used expletives and cuss words, went viral online. Now, the actor wants to take legal action.

How well do YOU know Katrina Kaif? Find out!
The actress turns 28 today!

July 14, 2012
Rajesh Khanna admitted to hospital again
Yesteryear superstar Rajesh Khanna was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital on Saturday evening due to weakness, a week after being released from there, sources close to him said.

Actor Sylvester Stallone's son Sage found dead
Sage Moonblood Stallone, the oldest son of action star Sylvester Stallone, has been found dead in his Los Angeles apartment.

July 13, 2012
Discuss this week's Satyamev Jayate episode
Chat with film critic Sukanya Verma.

Read the Cocktail LIVE review right here!
Catch the review as the film unfolds!

July 12, 2012
Prime Minister condoles Dara Singh's death
Prime Minister called the wrestler-actor a 'son of the soil.'

Dara Singh's ancestral village mourns his death
The streets in Dharmuchak, near Amritsar, filled with young and old, sharing their grief and heroics of Dara Singh.

Dara Singh's Most Memorable Fight
The then 130kg wrestler lifted the then 200kg King Kong and twirled him around dramatically.

'Dara Singh was the best choice for Jab We Met '
Director Imtiaz Ali talks about directing Dara Singh in Jab We Met.

'Dara Singh was India's symbol of strength'
Filmmaker Sajid Khan pays tribute to the late actor, Dara Singh.

Wrestler-actor Dara Singh passes away
Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh passed away on Thursday morning at his residence on Mumbai. He had been battling for his life in a city hospital since the last four days and was brought back home on Wednesday night. The 84-year-actor was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in an emergency condition on July 7. He had suffered a cardiac arrest and since then he had been in the ICU.

Dara Singh taken home, less chance of recovery
Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh, who has been battling for his life in a city hospital since the last four days, was on Wednesday night shifted back home after doctors said he has "less chance of recovery" due to significant damage to his brain.

July 11, 2012
Satyamev Jayate 2 likely next year
'I remember few people telling me that this show is a social (one) and it will not work. But seeing the impact it has had... it has proved cynics wrong,' Aamir Khan said.

'Less chance' of Dara Singh's recovery: Doctors
There has been significant damage to his brain.

Take the Bol Bachchan quiz, right here!
Know just how well you know the film!

July 10, 2012
Dear Bollywood, gay jokes are NOT FUNNY!
Rohit Shetty's Bol Bachchan reinforces the gay stereotype in Bollywood -- that gays are meant to be ridiculed and laughed at -- and is highly offensive.

July 09, 2012
Actress Aditi Rao Hydari to sing for Ice Age 4
The actress sings for the Hindi version, while Jennifer Lopez sings for the international version.

Liked Bol Bachchan, Eega ? DISCUSS!
Discuss this week's releases with film critic Sukanya Verma.

Dara Singh continues to be critical in hospital
The veteran actor was admitted in hospital two days ago.

July 06, 2012
Discuss this week's Satyamev Jayate episode
Chat with film critic Sukanya Verma.

Kumar Taurani's son to debut; Prabhu Deva to direct
The hunt is currently on for a suitable heroine opposite the 22-year-old newcomer.

Read the Bol Bachchan LIVE review right here!
Catch the review, right here!

July 03, 2012
Shatrughan Sinha recuperating in hospital
The actor was admitted to a Mumbai hospital following a respiratory disorder.

Sohail Khan: We are not an insensitive family
Sohail Khan claims his family is very upset with the tragic accident.

June 29, 2012
Discuss this week's Satyamev Jayate episode
Chat with film critic Sukanya Verma.

Read Raja Sen's LIVE review of Amazing Spider-Man here!
Catch the review, right here!

June 28, 2012
Spider-Man on 1,000 plus screens in India!
Sony Pictures India will be splashing The Amazing Spider-Man across 1,000-plus screens, making it the widest release for any Hollywood movie.

June 27, 2012
Chat with Maximum stars Neha Dhupia and Sonu Sood!
The actors will be seen together in their forthcoming film, Maximum.

June 26, 2012
Is a prime character in Maximum based on Urmila Matondkar?
The Sonu Sood-Neha Dhupia film is based on many real-life people.

June 25, 2012
Chat with Gangs Of Wasseypur hottie Richa Chadda!
Chat with the talented actress on Rediff ZaraBol Chat at 4 pm on Tuesday, June 26.

A sham called Shanghai
In a movie supposedly realistic, Dibakar Banerjee cannot handle politics except as a joke, with a party named 'India Bane Pardes'.

Vicky Donor actor lands his next film
Rohan Sippy signs up Ayushmann Khurana and Delhi Belly actor Kunal Roy Kapoor.

Liked Teri Meri Kahaani, Wasseypur ? DISCUSS!
Teri Meri Kahaani and Gangs Of Wasseypur released this Friday. Caught the movies over the weekend? Discuss with Sukanya Verma!

June 23, 2012
Rajesh Khanna admitted to Lilavati Hospital
Yesteryear Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna was on Saturday admitted to a hospital in suburban Bandra after his health condition deteriorated with suspected stomach infection.

June 22, 2012
Discuss this week's Satyamev Jayate episode
Chat with film critic Sukanya Verma.

Read the Gangs Of Wasseypur LIVE review right here!
Catch the live review, right here!

Read the Teri Meri Kahaani LIVE review right here!
Catch the review, right here!

June 20, 2012
Who would YOU like to see on Bigg Boss 6 ?
Who according to you should be roped in for the new season?

June 18, 2012
Loved Ferrari Ki Sawaari ? Discuss with Sukanya
The film has been getting some mixed reviews.

June 15, 2012
Discuss this week's Satyamev Jayate episode
Chat with film critic Sukanya Verma

Actor Mohanlal booked for possessing ivory
Forest officials registered the case against Mohanlal and two others, filing the first information report (FIR) before Chief Judicial Magistrate at Perumbavoor yesterday naming the 52-year-old actor as the first accused.

June 14, 2012
Vidhu Vinod comes to Dekh Indian Circus ' rescue
Vidhu Vinod Chopra has agreed to support the film in every way possible.

Giaa Manek: I almost had a nervous breakdown
TV serial Saath Nibhana Saathiya's Gopi bahu was unceremoniously asked to leave the hit show over an allegedly breached clause in her contract.

June 13, 2012
Indo-pak leaders mourn Mehdi Hassan's demise
The 84 year-old ghazal singer passed away.

Mehdi Hassan wanted to meet Amitabh, Dilip Kumar
The Ghazal maestro who passed away today wanted to visit India, his birthplace.

Mehdi Hassan: An unmatched legacy of soulful melodies
Mehdi Hassan passed away into ages.

Pay tribute to Mehdi Hassan, right here
Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan passed away today following multiple organ failure.

Have a fav Mehdi Hassan song? TELL US!
Remembering the deceased ghazal maestro.

Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan passes away
The singer, 84, suffered multiple organ failure.

June 11, 2012
Loved Shanghai ? Discuss with Sukanya Verma, right here!
Discuss Dibakar Banerjee's Shanghai with film critic Sukanya Verma.

June 08, 2012
Discuss this week's Satyamev Jayate episode
Chat with film critic Sukanya Verma

Sachin Tendulkar will NOT cameo in Ferrari Ki Sawari !
It was decided long before the film's completion that Tendulkar would remain an invisible presence in the film.

June 07, 2012
Taking Shanghai to eight cities in 48 hours!
Dibakar Banerjee and his team promote their new film, up for release this Friday.

June 06, 2012
Sonakshi Sinha to visit Bihar soon!
People are Bihar are upset that the Bihar Ki Beti has not visited Bihara ever since Dabangg.

Meet the cast of Aashiqui 2
Instead of starring new faces, the sequel to the Aashiqui blockbuster will star Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shaad Randhawa.

June 04, 2012
Will THIS man be the next Amitabh Bachchan?
Ram Charan, the lead actor of the Zanjeer remake, talks about stepping into Big B's boots.

June 01, 2012
Saif, Kareena all set for October 16 wedding?
The sprawling Pataudi Palace in Pataudi (Haryana) will come alive to the tune of Shehnai when cine actor Saif Ali Khan marries Kareena Kapoor, his sweetheart of many years on October 16 this year.

Read the Rowdy Rathore LIVE review right here!
Did the Prabhu Deva-Akshay Kumar team get it right? Click here to find out!

May 30, 2012
'Sher' bigger than 'Tiger': Vivek takes dig at Salman
The actor was referring to their respective movies.

Indian films wow New York
Dekh Indian Circus and Gattu impress and pick up awards at the New York Indian Film Festival.

May 29, 2012
'Bollywood doesn't take actors like me seriously'
The actor, who featured in Gangs of Wasseypur and Miss Lovely, is being noticed by international filmmakers.

May 28, 2012
Here's what happened at Karan Johar's birthday bash
Priyanka was in good spirits, while Vidya Balan finally came out in the open.

May 24, 2012
SRK trampling anti-tobacco laws, says NOTE
The actor has been found smoking in public despite many warnings from the anti-tobacco organisation.

May 22, 2012
'I had a horrible time working with Sanjay Dutt'
Ram Gopal Varma lashes out against his Department actor.

The Pope to watch Pankaj Kapur-starrer Dharam !
The screening is scheduled today, May 22.

May 21, 2012
'We had no idea it was a rave party'
Apoorva and Shilpa Agnihotri claim innocence, insisting that their blood samples will not test positive for drugs.

Bhansali's Devdas in Time's 10 greatest movies list
'The news couldn't have come at a better time. Devdas completes 10 momentous years,' says Bhansali.

May 18, 2012
What happened at the Wankhede: An eyewitness account
'Will the MCA brutes have the gumption to say how Shah Rukh Khan was abused and provoked into reacting and the kind of language they used to start the fracas?' Sukhminder Lamba asked. 'The abuses used by them, if ever revealed, will have hell breaking loose.'

'Shah Rukh never drinks when he is around kids'
'I don't think any parent would like to see a child being manhandled. Shah Rukh had to react because the security guard was aggressive with the children and even pushed a 12-year-old kid. It was not required. As a parent, even I would have reacted in a similar manner.' Maheep Kapoor, whose daughter was with SRK on the fateful night, defends him.

May 17, 2012
Paa child artist Taruni Sachdev cremated
'We are still in state of shock,' Taruni's grief-stricken father says.

May 15, 2012
Freida Pinto's Trishna gets an item number
Huma Qureshi is all set to win audiences with her song in the film.

Child star Taruni Sachdev passes away in Nepal plane crash
The 14-year-old Rasna girl was accomapanied by her mother to a Nepal temple.

Wish Madhuri Dixit A Happy Birthday!
The actress turns 45 today!

May 14, 2012
Chiranjeevi dismisses reports linking him with IT raids
The actor-politician claims the reports were aimed at 'maligning' his image.

May 11, 2012
King of Gujarati comedy Ramesh Mehta passes away
He was 78.

'We thank Scorcese for doing what our own people didn't do'
1948's Kalpana has been restored by Martin Scorsese and will be screened in Cannes on May 17.

May 09, 2012
Prabhu Deva plans his next with Salman, Kareena
The ace dancer will direct the two superstars in his next directorial venture after Rowdy Rathore.

May 08, 2012
Farah Khan to do lead role in Bhansali's next?
The filmmaker was impressed with Farah's acting prowess while watching her shoot for Bela Segal's film.

May 07, 2012
Satyamev Jayate accused of copyright violation
The show has been receiving rave reviews ever since its first telecast on May 6.

May 04, 2012
Priyanka Chopra to record with Katy Perry?
The actress is readying a grand singing debut album!

May 02, 2012
'I don't know how to face Ajay Devgn after Tezz debacle'
Director Priyadarshan laments on his latest film, Tezz, which flopped at the box office.

April 30, 2012
Veteran actress Achla Sachdev passes away
The actress was 92.

April 25, 2012
Hugo to release in India on May 4
Viacom 18 Motion Pictures relented to the demands of scores of film buffs to release the film.

April 24, 2012
STAR bets on Aamir's Midas touch in his TV debut
The show is set to be telecast from May 5.

April 23, 2012
Why The Dirty Picture is not fit for TV
The film was not screened as scheduled on Sunday. Here's why.

April 20, 2012
Amitabh Bachchan to take over from Madhuri Dixit
The actor will become the next sutradhaar of TV channel Life's OK.

April 19, 2012
Why Salman is promoting Bitto Boss' Pulkit Samrat
The connection goes beyond talent.

April 18, 2012
Kamal Haasan wants to change his name!
The actor wants show his Muslim brothers a sense of solidarity!

April 17, 2012
Dhanush: Rajinikanth is not compensating for 3 's losses
Tamil star Dhanush sets the record straight.

April 12, 2012
Imagine TV operations shut down today
The channel was bought over by Turner Broadcasting System from NDTV in 2010.

April 06, 2012
Subhash Ghai: We feel cheated by Maharashtra government
The Supreme Court has asked the filmmakera and Whistling Woods to vacate 14.5 acre of land immediately.

April 05, 2012
Kamal Haasan's wife Gouthami to make a comeback
The former actress turns costume designer for Haasan's new film.

April 04, 2012
Dhanush rubbishes marriage-rift rumours
The Kolaveri Di star maintains all is well between him and his wife, Aishwarya.

April 02, 2012
Kamal Haasan: Shruti looks like me, not her mother, in 3
The actor gets emotional when he sees his daughter on screen.

March 30, 2012
Vivek Oberoi booked under Tobacco Act
But the actor has denied smoking hookah at the restaurant, where the police raid had taken place.

'I was influenced by Soumitrada when I wrote Parineeta'
Pradeep Sarkar praises Soumitra Chatterjee.

March 29, 2012
'Soumitra da overshadowed Uttam Kumar in Jhinder Bondi '
Kahaani actor Parambrata Chatterjee praises Soumitra Chatterjee, who has been awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke award.

March 28, 2012
'Soumitra da has given his life to films'
Kahaani director Sujoy Ghosh tells us why he's inspired by veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee.

March 27, 2012
Coming up, a unique short film
Ekanth is a psychological drama.

March 25, 2012
Boney Kapoor's ex-wife Mona dies of cancer
Film producer Boney Kapoor's ex-wife Mona died of cancer on Sunday.

March 22, 2012
Madhur Bhandarkar to face trial in rape case
The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to stay the process issued against national award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar by the lower court, which has directed him to face trial in the rape case filed by actress Preeti Jaiin.

Freida-starrer Trishna takes a tumble in the UK
The film fails to draw in crowds despite good reviews.

March 21, 2012
Dadasaheb Phalke award for Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee
The actor is mostly known for his collaborations with the much-loved Satyajit Ray.

March 20, 2012
Govinda gets bail in assault case
Govinda was granted bail by a Mumbai court in a case registered against him for allegedly slapping a person in 2008 on the sets of his film Money Hai to Honey Hai.

March 19, 2012
'For once, Pritam's melody in Agent Vinod is original'
An Iranian band has alleged that the initial portion of the song Pungi Baja De has been lifted from one of their songs.

'Why should Sachin retire?'
Lata Mangeshkar recalls her favourite moments with Sachin Tendulkar.

March 15, 2012
Asha Bhosle files complaint against Sadhana
The yesteryear actress has been living as a tenant in Asha Bhosle's bungalow for over four decades.

March 14, 2012
Abhishek Bachchan to try 'new' style of comedy in next
The actor will collaborate once again with his Drona director Goldie Behl.

'Cricket has become very boring'
Filmmakers seem to have overcome the fear of IPL, line up releases in April-May.

'Sunidhi Chauhan and I are getting married in April'
Musician Hitesh Sonik seems quite excited about the big wedding ahead.

Bachchan baby gets a name!
The name was reportedly registered two days ago.

March 09, 2012
Rash driving: John Abraham granted bail
The incident dates back to April 8, 2006, when Abraham allegedly rammed his bike into a bicycle, injuring two youngsters.

Actor Joy Mukherjee passes away
The actor was 73.

March 07, 2012
Music director Ravi passes away
Legendary composer Ravi Shankar Sharma, popularly known as Ravi, passed away on Wednesday evening at the age of 86.

Here's why Byari won the National Award for Best Film
Debutant director K P Suveeran made a beautiful film despite budget restrictions.

Vidya Balan bags National Award for The Dirty Picture
The most prestigious awards in cinema are announced as Girish Kulkarni wins the National Award for Best Actor as Byari and Deool win the Best Feature film award.

March 02, 2012
The Lorax may take a big bite of the US box office
Also The Hunger Games, based on the highly popular series, is expected to appeal to a wider audience.

March 01, 2012
Woody Allen classics, now on Blu-Ray
Midnight in Paris which released six months ago is also out on Blu-ray and DVD

Another flop for Nicholas Cage in Ghost Rider 2
In its first three days, the film made about $22 million,

Acquitted in drugs case, Fardeen Khan ready for films
The actor has been granted immunity by the Mumbai court in the case.

February 27, 2012
Silence reigns golden at the 84th Oscars
Even if The Artist wasn't 2011's best film, Raja Sen doesn't have too much to complain about the Oscars this year.

Oscars Winners at a Glance: The Artist wins 5 awards
Here's looking at the winners of the 84th Annual Academy Awards

February 24, 2012
Nana Patekar's son drops acting dreams, to assist Ram Gopal Varma
The youngster will assist Ram Gopal Varma in his film about the 26/11 attacks.

February 22, 2012
Boman Irani launches book on sex workers
The actor said he was humbled in the presence of people who worked so hard to better the lives of a marginalised section of society.

Saif arrested and bailed out, claims innocence
The actor reportedly had a scuffle with a fellow diner last night.

February 21, 2012
Saif Ali Khan refuses to work with Deepika again
The actor is miffed about Dips walking out of Race 2 at the last minute.

February 20, 2012
Priyadarshan prefers Sameera over Mallika
Tezz producer Ratan Jain, on the other hand, prefers Mallika Sherawat.

Amitabh's health improves, may be discharged soon
The actor may be home in a day or two.

February 17, 2012
Hospital: Amitabh Bachchan under observation, not critical
The actor may have to undergo a second operation.

February 16, 2012
Movie Bloopers: Baghban's Valentine's Day in October?
Send is your entries!

February 15, 2012
Prateik-Amy's Ekk Deewana Tha has two endings!
The first will be the conventional ending while the second will be the Director's Cut.

February 14, 2012
Amitabh Bachchan still in pain after surgery
The actor underwent an abdominal surgery on Saturday.

Shabana Azmi mourns the death of Umrao Jaan writer
Urdu poet Shahryar was 76.

February 11, 2012
Amitabh Bachchan undergoes minor surgery, doing 'fine'
Actor Amitabh Bachchan underwent an abdominal surgery on Saturday morning at the Seven Hills Hospital in suburban Andheri. Speaking to media personnel, his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan said the surgery had been successful. 'My father underwent abdominal surgery at a hospital today. The operation was minor and it lasted approximately three hours. He is fine and in the recovery room," said Abhishek.

February 10, 2012
Sanjay Dutt's biography on the cards?
The actor has had a rather tumultous life and is mulling to document his eventful life.

Anupam Kher's father passes away
He was 84.

'Once I married Rajinikanth's daughter, I lost my identity'
Tamil actor Dhanush talks about his famous father-in-law and his own recent super success.

Esha Deol to get engaged on February 12
The actress has been going out with her Bandra-based businessman beau for some time now.

Filmmaker OP Dutta passes away
The writer/filmmaker was admitted to the hospital yesterday evening around 7 pm where he breathed his last.

February 09, 2012
Amitabh Bachchan to undergo stomach surgery
The actor will be operated upon on February 11.

February 07, 2012
Deepika to play female lead in Rajni-starrer Kochadaiyaan
It's Deepika Padukone and not Katrina Kaif who has been roped in to star along side Rajnikanth.

Now, Dhanush sings for Tendulkar
The Tamil actor will also sing in his first Hindi film.

February 06, 2012
Amy is a very hard-to-please girl: Prateik
A R Rahman, landed in a controversy when a Catholic group wanted the word Hossana removed from the song from the film Ekk Deewana Tha.

'Raj Kanwar's demise is a loss for the entire film fraternity'
Bollywood pays tribute to the late director.

Lata: I'm hale and hearty, and in the mood to party!
Lata Mangeshwar is upset with rumour-mongers who circulated rumours of her death.

February 03, 2012
Rishi: Please don't call me chocolate hero
The actor chats with the media about his role in Agneepath.

Filmmaker Raj Kanwar passes away
He had made films like Andaz and Humko Deewana Kar Gaye.

Jackie Shroff spends his birthday with Rajnikanth
The actor did a cameo for the Tamil Superstar's film, Kochadaiyyan.

February 02, 2012
Akshay Kumar to star in Mohanlal remake
The film will be directed by Priyadarshan.

Photo: Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives in India
The actor tweeted a picture on his arrival.

February 01, 2012
Agneepath scores big overseas
The film may just end up with a robust $8 million at the end of its overseas run.

Agneepath scores at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

'Nothing's more alluring than Katrina lighting your beedi '
Censor Board's Pankaja Thakur claims smoking should not be glamorised on screen.

January 31, 2012
Shah Rukh Khan, Shirish Kunder call a truce
At last the big fight ends.

Ghost Protocol , Puss In Boots set BO records
The Descendants and The Artist BO collections have picked up ever since the 2012 nominees were announced.

Why Hrithik's Agneepath REALLY worked
We list the reasons.

January 27, 2012
Salman Khan to help free 400 prison inmates in Uttar Pradesh
The actor's charitable organistaion Being Human has written to jail authorities offering to help inmates who have served their sentence but are still locked up because they cannot pay their fine due to poverty or some other reason.

Kareena orders Rs 40 lakh royal necklace for wedding
Apparently, a Rajkot-based jeweller has been assigned the task to create this royal set for Kapoor.

Agneepath beats Bodyguard at box office, sets new record
The film raked in Rs 23 crores on its opening day.

Padma awardees Priyan, Shabana: We are happy and honoured
Four film personalities -- Shabana Azmi, Priyadarshan, Mira Nair and Dharmendra figure in this year's Padma awardees list.

January 24, 2012
Dhanush signs his first Hindi film
The Kolaveri Di sensation is set to work in Tanu Weds Manu director Aanand L Rai's next film.

January 23, 2012
Will SRK step into Kamal Haasan's shoes?
Khan may star in the Hindi version of Haasan's Tamil hit, Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu.

Lara-Mahesh's baby girl named Saira
The little girl was born on January 20.

January 20, 2012
It's a girl for Lara Dutta!
The actress gave birth to her first child this afternoon.

Film critic dies of breast cancer
Nikhat Kazmi, who reviewed films for The Times of India since 1987, was 53.

Adaminte Makan Abu director happy despite Oscar loss
Director Salim Ahmed laments that only close friends came forward to fund the high promotional cost needed to impress the Oscar jury.

January 19, 2012
Scuffle between journos and Oprah's guards at Vrindavan
The American talk show host is currently travelling around India interviewing celebrities, newsmakers and others for her new show.

Sanjay Gupta fights for Dirty Picture
The filmmaker is at loggerheads with Kunal Kohli over which film -- TDP or ZNMD -- rightfully deserved the Best Film Trophy at the Screen awards.

January 17, 2012
BAFTA announces 2012 nominees
Golden Globe winners The Descendants and The Artist lead with maximum number of nominations.

January 16, 2012
George Clooney, Meryl Streep win at Golden Globes 2012
The 2012 winning list, right here.

January 11, 2012
Katrina not in Rajni-starrer Kochadaiyaan , yet!
'Soundarya is in talks with many actresses including Katrina Kaif. A final decision, after the negotiations, will be taken in the next 3, 4 days.'

January 09, 2012
Players : Another dud for Abhishek
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

'Sunny Leone's past should not be held against her'
Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju today said the American porn star Sunny Leone's past should not be held against her if her behaviour in India is "socially acceptable".

January 07, 2012
Juhi Parmar wins Bigg Boss 5
Juhi Parmar won the fifth season of the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss. Ever the sensible and mature person, Juhi was in many ways, the backbone of the house, who kept everyone together. In fact, most of the housemates expected her to win the show.Mahek Chahal was the runner-up. The other finalists were Amar Upadhyay, Sky and Sidharth.

January 06, 2012
New York celebrates Raj Kapoor
The MoMA will host a film festival for the legend, starting today.

December 28, 2011
Lara Dutta: Will return to films after pregnancy
The actress is already planning a film for May next year and a pre-natal yoga DVD for expecting mothers.

December 27, 2011
'I could see my father in Satyadev Dubey'
The theatre guru's grandnephew Satyajeet talks about his famous relative.

December 26, 2011
'I got my role in Ghulam because of Satyadev ji '
Rajit Kapur remembers his idol Satyadev Dubey.

'No one can ever replace Satyadev Dubey'
Actor/filmmaker Saurabh Shukla remembers late thespian Satyadev Dubey.

When Satyadev Dubey refused to work with Shyam Benegal
The filmmaker remembers one of his oldest friends in Mumbai.

December 22, 2011
Comic legend Stan Lee creates first Indian superhero
The first issue will be released free in April 2012.

Rakhi Sawant likens Veena Malik to Saddam, Gaddafi
The item girl lashed out at Veena Malik after the Pakistani actress was reported missing and re-surfaced in a suburban Mumbai hotel.

December 21, 2011
'We are taking Don 2 to an entirely new level'
Producer Ritesh Sidwani looks forward to his new film.

Kerala Police registers case against Shah Rukh Khan
The actor has been registered for violating provisions of Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act 1986.

December 16, 2011
Anupam Kher plays shrink to Bradley Cooper
The duo are currently working together on David Russel's The ilver Linings Playboy.

December 15, 2011
'Dev saab 's last words: I'm going to London but will return soon'
The legend's close friend gives a real picture of the man Dev Anand was.

December 14, 2011
'I worked for Dev Anand for Rs 5,000'
Dev Anand's loyal driver Prem Dubey talks about the legend.

Dev Anand's ashes immersed in Godavari river


December 12, 2011
Will Mission Impossible 4 impact Don 2 ?
Director Farhan Akhtar does not think so.

December 10, 2011
Dev Anand given a tearful farewell in London
Actor Dev Anand, who ruled the hearts of millions of film enthusiasts for over six decades, was on Saturday bid a tearful adieu as his mortal remains were consigned to flames amid the tunes of some of his most memorable songs Abhi Na Jao Chor ke and Gaata Rahe Mera Dil. The funeral ceremony was attended by a large number of people, including his family and close friends like Lord Meghnad Desai and Sahara chief Subroto Roy. His last rites were held according to Hindu tradition

December 09, 2011
Now, Javed Akhtar to host TV show
The show's called Classic Legends and will premiere at 7.30 on December 11 on Zee Classic.

December 08, 2011
When R K Narayan's famous novel became an infamous film, Guide
The novel has an ambiguous ending, but in the film the man becomes a saint and risks his life as he goes on a fast. He just cannot let down the thousands of people who have faith in him... Arthur J Pais reveals little known facts about Dev Anand's film, Guide.

Veena Malik disowned by father after nude photo scandal
Malik Mohammad Aslam said, "I can ignore if she disobeys me but I cannot tolerate anything against my country and my faith."

December 07, 2011
Dev Anand's funeral to be held in London on Saturday


Katrina: Salman is my first serious relationship
Katrina Kaif finally admits to a magazine.

Amitabh Bachchan buys river-front property in Gujarat
'Many people asked me if you felt like charging more when I came to know that a great man like Bachchan is buying the plot. I said I honour my commitment. I can't cheat him. He is doing so much for Gujarat. How can we charge him more?'

'Dev saab 's work kept him youthful'
Lyricist Sameer remembers Dev Anand.

December 06, 2011
Nagesh Kukunoor's connection with Dev Anand
The filmmaker tells us how he was influenced by the legend.

'Dev saab was always in pursuit of new dreams'
Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar remembers the legend.

'I don't think anyone can even copy Dev Anand'
Former Indian Cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar remembers how Dev Anand's energy amazed him.

December 05, 2011
'Life was a celebration for Dev Anand'
Actor Mohnish Behl looks back at the time he shot with his mother Nutan's co-star Dev Anand.

Amitabh: One never associated Dev Anand with death
The Big B says the first reaction when the news broke out was of disbelief.

Veena Malik sends legal notice to FHM magazine
The Pakistani starlet claims the cover photograph used for the mag's latest issue has been morphed.

'You will always remain our Hero, Dev saab '
'Why should I give you an interview? What will you ask me that has not been asked before?' Devsaab asked A Ganesh Nadar.

Baby boy for Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao
The baby was born on December 1 through IVF-Surrogacy.

The man no one knew: Shekhar Kapur remembers Dev Anand
Nephew Shekhar Kapur recounts a poignant anecdote about Dev Anand.

December 04, 2011
Dev Anand passes away; funeral in London
PTI said Devsaab, who millions of his fan felt would live forever, died of a heart attack.

December 02, 2011
Desi Boyz director to wed in February
Rohit Dhawan's wedding is touted to be one of the biggest celebrations in Bollywood.

November 30, 2011
Shekhar Kapur to direct London Fields
The film is based on the well-known 1989 novel by British author Martin Amis.

November 28, 2011
Desi Boyz fares poorly at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

November 27, 2011
Mahesh Bhatt to enter Bigg Boss house?
Controversial filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, 63, is rumoured to enter Bigg Boss season 5 this week.

Sarangi maestro Ustad Sultan Khan passes away


November 26, 2011
Pooja Bedi evicted from Bigg Boss
Bedi, daughter of actor Kabir Bedi and dancer Protima Bedi, was the oldest contestant in the reality show.

Pooja Missra assaults housemate, thrown out of Bigg Boss
'Spare me!' said Bigg Boss to Pooja Missra on Saturday morning. The volatile housemate was asked to leave the reality television show because of violence.

November 24, 2011
KBC winner Sushil Kumar turns down Bigg Boss offer
The crorepati is afraid he might lose his crdibility if he joins the reality show.

November 23, 2011
YRF launches Hollywood-based production company
Uday Chopra will head the company as its CEO. Their first film -- a comedy -- stars Olivia Wilde and Jason Bateman.

Arjun Pampal: I can't afford to do suporting roles anymore
The actor has got the makers of Heroine to make some fundamental changes in the script, making him the film's solo lead.

Dhanush: Hadn't expected Kolaveri Di to become such a rage
The song went viral when it was digitally released by Sony music.

November 22, 2011
Tom Cruise to come to India on December 2
The actor will promote his new Mission Impossible film here.

November 18, 2011
Why Shashi Kapoor had to see Rockstar
The ailing yesteryear actor had two very strong reasons.

November 16, 2011
'Ranbir's fan following has increased with Rockstar '
Trade pundits claim that Rockstar is an important film in Ranbir's career.

'Aishwarya, and baby doing fine'
Abhishek Bachchan updates the world on twitter.

November 15, 2011
Aishwarya Rai admitted to hospital
The actress is due to give birth any moment now.

November 14, 2011
Amitabh, Rishi fight over Chitrangada
The actors will come together in Sudhir Mishra's Mehrunissa.

November 11, 2011
Malayalam film industry deep in crisis
The high production costs and the low returns have mounted pressure on Malayalam filmmakers

November 10, 2011
Imtiaz Ali turns creative producer for Korean remake
Choreographer Bosco of the Bosco-Caesar duo debuts as the director for the film

Aamir's next to be called Talaash
Talaash is a suspense thriller and is the first film to release after IPL on June 1 next year.

KBC 5 winner Sushil Kumar getting death threats?
The computer operator from Motihari, Bihar recently won Rs. 5 crore on the gameshow.

Anil Kapoor to produce and star in Indian version of 24
The actor has closed a rights deal with 20th Century Fox TV Distribution. Pre-production is set to begin mid-2012 in India

November 09, 2011
When Bhupen Hazarika refused to work with Jahnu Baruah
Noted filmmaker Jahnu Baruah recounts his first experience with the late music legend.

November 08, 2011
Why's Ghost director upset with Shiney?
Puja Jatinder Bedi apparently had to go through a hard time while shooting with the actor for their new film.

Swami Agnivesh: I dont think Bigg Boss will tarnish my image
Activist Swami Agnivesh explains his motive behind entering Bigg Boss.

'Dr Hazarika made me realise the power of music'
A Bhupen Hazarika fan pays tribute to the late music legend.

Bhupen Hazarika's last rites pushed to tomorrow morning
Fans have been pouring in huge numbers to pay respects as the entire state grieves.

Kareena to start shooting for Heroine from Nov 25
Madhur has his eyes on the National Award for his leading lady. Priyanka Chopra and Tabu have won best actress awrads for his films Fashion and Chandni Bar respectively.

MJ's death: Murray found guilty of involuntary manslaughter
Murray was handcuffed and taken into custody after being remanded without bail to await his sentencing on November 29. The 58-year-old cardiologist faces up to four years behind bars after the jury's conviction.

November 07, 2011
'Bhupen Hazarika was an absolute hero'
Friends and admirers from Bollywood fondly remember the late Assamese music legend.

November 04, 2011
How much money has Ra.One really made so far?
The film has not worked in India but overseas, Ra.One seems to be the biggest blockbuster of all time.

November 03, 2011
Madhuri Dixit to replace Vidya Balan in Dedh Ishqiya
But the latter, it seems, is not upset.

November 02, 2011
Arjun-Irrfan-Raveena team up for a comedy
The trio will feature in Aye Dil Sambhal Zara, along with Paresh Rawal.

Singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika critical
Bhupen Hazarika's health deteriorated after he developed pneumonia.

November 01, 2011
Esha Deol in Yash Chopra's next?
The filmmaker was apparently impressed by Esha's performance in Tell Me O Khhuda.

October 31, 2011
Bodyguard defeats Ra.One at the box office
We take a look at the five-day box office collections.

Karan Johar comes to Ranbir's rescue
It's really all about loving the family.

Saif becomes 10th Nawab of Pataudi
The actor was given the title after his father, former Indian captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, passed away on September 22.

October 27, 2011
Ra.One fails to break Bodyguard 's record
Shah Rukh Khan seems to have lost the battle for the box office to Salman Khan, for now.

Ronit Roy arrested for rash driving, gets bail
Police are awaiting medical reports to confirm if the actor was drunk at the time of the mishap.

Rahman goes all out for Rockstar
The concert happening on 1 November will have Rahman performing along with his long time associates -- Ranjit Barot, the music arranger and Sivamani the percussion master.

Relief for ailing singer Mubarak Begum
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan sanctions Rs one lakh for the singer.

October 25, 2011
SRK, Kareena walk red carpet at Ra.One 's Dubai premiere
The team will now head to Toronto for the film's next premiere.

October 21, 2011
Ra.One escapes delay in release
The film's final batch of VFX arrived late on Wednesday night.

October 20, 2011
Anupam Kher lands role in Robert De Niro film
David Russel's The Silver Linings Playbook boasts of a stellar cast.

October 18, 2011
Sudhir Mishra's ex-wife ditches him, Deepti Naval steps in
Sushmita Mukherjee opted out of the film due to her busy schedule.

October 17, 2011
Partho ' Stanley ' Gupte wins prestigious child actors' award
The actor bagged the Best Actor award at the Schlingel International Film Festival in Germany.

October 14, 2011
'I designed the G.One look in Ra.One '
Actress Shahana Goswami gives a sneak peek into the film.

Shahid in Tanu Weds Manu director's next?
Ranjhana will be an epic love story.

October 13, 2011
Canadian Prime Minister Harper gets a Breakaway
The Prime Minister and his wife attended a special screening of Akshay Kumar's film, Breakaway.

October 10, 2011
Katrina-Ranbir together again for Ajab Prem sequel?
Rajkumar Santoshi will continue as director.

'Jagjit Singh didn't ask for money for his Sarfarosh song'
Director John Matthew Mathan pays a tribute to the late singer.

Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh passes away
The singer was admitted to Lilavati hospital last week due to brain hemorrhage.

October 04, 2011
Fardeen Khan pleaded not guilty in drug case
The actor was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) from Juhu area of the city in May, 2001 for illegal possession of cocaine.

Force doing better at single screens
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Kannada actor Darshan's bail plea adjourned
The actor was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife.

October 03, 2011
Shahid will pay tribute to Shammi Kapoor in Kunal Kohli film
Shahid will be seen dancing on amedley of popular Shammi Kapoor songs from the 1960s.

Rajni's Rana shooting dates to be decided in December
Rajinikanth has recovered fully well and is keen to start shooting says director K S Ravikumar.

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Nihita Biswas: I'm exploring new challenges with Bigg Boss 5
Charles Sobhraj's 22-year-old wife talks about her participation in Bigg Boss 5 and her husband

September 29, 2011
Rani Mukerji's great big challenge
The actress will get a total makeover in her next film.

September 27, 2011
Katrina: No trouble on Ek Tha Tiger sets
The actress is busy shooting for the film in Dublin.

September 26, 2011
Mausam not appreciated by the audience
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Dolphin Tale set to become a sleeper hit
It opened with $20 million, and word of mouth publicity for the film is so strong that it could be around for more than two months.

Anil Kapoor cancels Sonam's celebration party after dad's death
The actor has apparently taken the death badly.

September 24, 2011
Anil Kapoor's father Surinder Kapoor passes away
The producer suffered a cardiac arrest.

September 22, 2011
Vishal Bhardwaj's next is a homage to Manmohan Desai
Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is titled after the principal characters of the film, like two of Desai's popular films.

September 21, 2011
Darshan discharged from hospital, taken to jail
The actor had been arrested for assaulting and threatening his wife.

September 20, 2011
Court rejects Darshan's bail plea
The Kannada actor is undergoing treatment in hospital for asthma and jaundice.

Madhur Bhandarkar faces trial in rape case
The court has issued summons to Bhandarkar for October 18.

September 19, 2011
It's raining flops at the box office
Rivaaz and Jaana Pehchana sink expectedly.

Will Rajnikanth shoot for SRK's Ra.One ?
The date for the shoot is finalised for October 4, in Hyderabad.

Juhi Chawla: I didn't lash out at SRK
Juhi Chawla sets the record straight after her recent outburst against the superstar.

September 16, 2011
'Gautam Rajadhyaksha's loss is a huge loss to photography'
Make-up artist Mickey Contractor pays tribute to the ace lensman on his birthday.

September 15, 2011
'Gautam Rajadhyaksha clicked Smita Patil's best pic ever'
Sanjay Leela Bhansali remembers Gautam Rajadhyaksha.

Lata Mangeshkar: Can't imagine anyone else clicking me now
Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to Gautam Rajadhyaksha.

Mausam 's no-show at Toronto film fest spells great loss
Mausam is the only major film that did not turn up at TIFF in recent years. Ten years ago, the print of Shah Rukh Khan's Asoka was misplaced at New York's JFK airport amidst the 9/11 chaos.

September 14, 2011
Mausam release postponed by a week
It will now release on September 23.

Abhishek Bachchan injured while shooting
The actor was injured on the sets of his film, Bol Bachchan.

Kannada actor Darshan seeks bail
The actor was arrested last Friday for assaulting his wife Vijayalakshmi.

He made us all look so good! Stars remember Gautam Rajadhyaksha
Juhi CHawla, Shilpa Shetty and others have fond memories of the late lensman.

September 13, 2011
Sanjay Gupta brainstorms with Dawood's brother
The filmmaker is working on his new film, Shootout at Wadala.

Ace photographer Gautam Rajadhyaksha passes away
The celebrated photographer was 62.

September 12, 2011
Bachchan: Have small scene with Leonardo DiCaprio
Amitabh Bachchan talks about his Hollywood debut, The Great Gatsby.

September 09, 2011
Indian Air Force objects to action scene in Mausam
IAF have held back the No Objection Certificate until the changes are made in the film.

Vivek-Hrithik to have grand combat in Krrish 2
The two will be given equal footage in the climax.

September 05, 2011
'I can't believe Jagmohan Mundra is gone'
Om Puri and Anant Mahadevan pay tribute to filmmaker Jagmohan Mundra.

Ghajini director tones down action in next
The film will star Akshay Kumar.

Post surgery, Salman to resume shooting in a week
The actor will head to South Africa to shoot Yash Chopra's Ek Tha Tiger.

Here's where the new Bond film will be shot in India
The film will be directed by Sam Mendes and released on November 9, 2012.

September 04, 2011
Film director Jagmohan Mundhra passes away
Born on October 29, 1948 at Nagpur, Mundhra was known for issue-oriented films such as Bawandar, which had Nandita Das in leading role, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer Provoked.

August 30, 2011
Om Puri: I was not drunk at Ramlila Maidan
Om Puri lashes out at media, may take legal action.

August 29, 2011
Shabri fares poorly at box office
A look at the box office report.

August 26, 2011
What is wrong with Salman Khan?
Salman Khan will fly to US tomorrow for the treatment.

Just how much money is riding on Salman Khan?
The superstar's medical condition may lead to quite a big loss.

August 24, 2011
Not A Love Story fares poorly at box office
A look at the box office report.

Shobhaa De in The Dirty Picture ?
The writer-columnist will play Devyani Chaubal, a journalist in the time of actress Silk Smitha.

August 23, 2011
Rajnikanth extends support to Anna Hazare
The Tamil superstar called Hazare's movement a 'bloodless revolution.'

August 22, 2011
Sridevi goes to US for English Vinglish
Husband Boney Kapoor is not invited to the girls' only vacation!

August 19, 2011
Demand in LS for Bharat Ratna to Mohd Rafi
The issue was raised in during Zero hour and supported by several others.

Noted art director Samir Chanda passes away
Chanda passed away last night due to heart-related ailments at a MUmbai hospital yesterday evening.

August 18, 2011
Is all well with Salman Khan?
There are rumours that Salman Khan was admitted to Saifee hospital for angiography.

'Shammi ji said he liked my work best after Raj Kapoor'
Sanjay Leela Bhansali remembers the late actor.

August 17, 2011
'Nobody else had Shammi ji 's style'
Director Rajkumar Hirani pays a tribute to Shammi Kapoor.

August 16, 2011
Hema Malini: Industry has lost a much adored man
Hema Malini pays a tribute to her Andaz co-star, Shammi Kapoor.

Aarakshan fails to score at the box office
The box office report for the week.

'Even when he was sick, Shammi was very positive'
Prem Chopra remembers his old co-star.

August 15, 2011
'Shammi ji said he could not take it any more'
Amitabh Bachchan blogs about the late Shammi Kapoor.

Aditya Raj Kapoor: My father lived a happy life
Aditya Raj Kapoor talks about his father Shammi Kapoor.

Madhuri: I loved all the songs of Teesri Manzil
Madhuri Dixit remembers her PremGranth co-star.

Hrithik: Shammi's magic will live on in our hearts
Hrithik Roshan pays a tribute to Shammi Kapoor.

Bal Thackeray pays tribute to Shammi Kapoor
'How does one fill the vacuum left by such tall figures?' he asked.

'I will miss Shammi ji 's giant figure'
Subhash Ghai pays a tribute to Shammi Kapoor.

August 14, 2011
Rajnikanth pays tribute to Shammi Kapoor
The Tamil superstar claims he is a huge fan of the Junglee actor.

Shammi's last appearance, in Ranbir's Rockstar
The actor shared the screen for the last time in grand nephew Ranbir Kapoor's Rockstar.

Yesteryear star Shammi Kapoor passes away
Giving out the news, actor Amitabh Bachchan tweeted around 9 am on Sunday: 'Shammi Kapoorji passed away this morning at 5:15 am .. Rushing there now .. the flamboyance and joi de vivre of the Industry lost!'

August 12, 2011
Akshay Kumar to try prosthetics for younger look
The actor is getting ready for his new film Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai.

August 11, 2011
Heavy police security for Aarakshan actors Amitabh and Saif
The controversy-ridden film opens in theatres tomorrow.

Prakash Jha ready to remove 'objectionable' scenes from Aarakshan
The film opens in theatres tomorrow.

Katrina: It's not my place to patch things between Salman, SRK
The actress is working with the warring Khans in two films.

Ram Gopal Varma's big plans for Kangna
The director has roped in the actress for the main lead in his next film.

August 10, 2011
Mayawati bans Aarakshan in Uttar Pradesh
In a late Wednesday night move, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ordered a ban on director Prakash Jha's multi-starrer 'Aarakshan' across the state.

Will Katrina be Yash Chopra's next Chandni?
The actress will romance Shah Rukh Khan in her next.

August 08, 2011
Singham continues to rule the box office
The movie is running successfully thanks to some small budget releases.

Ekta Kapoor let off by customs after paying fine
The producer was returning with undeclared items from Thailand.

Vampire fever comes to Bollywood
Satish Kaushik will make a film on a book based on vampires.

August 03, 2011
Lyricists, music composers decry HC judgment
The court ruled that the Indian Performing Right Society Limited(IPRS) is not entitled to claim or demand royalty or licence fees from FM Radio channels for the songs and music they broadcast.

August 01, 2011
Singham declared big hit at box office
Last week's releases, meanwhile, take no takers.

Will Aarakshan draw in the crowds?
Prakash Jha's latest film centred on the much debated caste-based reservation system will open in theatres worldwide. A quick preview.

Anupam Kher's acting school goes to Chennai
Anuapm Kher teams up Radhika Sarath Kumar to start a branch of Actor Prepares in Chennai.

July 25, 2011
Singham does very good business at box office
The box office report for the week.

July 23, 2011
British singer Amy Winehouse found dead
British singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in north London, Sky News reported on Saturday.

July 21, 2011
Legal notice to Delhi Belly over abusive dialogues
The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court today issued notices to Aamir Khan Productions, Department of Information and Broadcasting and Censor Board of Film Certification challenging the public exhibition certificate issued to Delhi Belly.

What do you think of the new Rangeela song?
The new version of the hit Rangeela song features in Not A Love Story.

July 20, 2011
Salman-Sanjay Dutt to host Bigg Boss together
The bad boys of Bollywood reunite again.

July 19, 2011
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara rocks at the box office
The film did well despite competition from the last Harry Potter movie.

Salman Khan to work with Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt?
The three actors may star in a film that will be jointly produced by them.

July 17, 2011
Sena slams SRK for throwing party 2 days after blasts


July 15, 2011
Harry Potter scores over Hrithik's ZNMD
Here's the first box office report.

How I braved rains to bring Harry Potter home!
A fan's personal account of the Harry Potter frenzy.

July 14, 2011
Rajinikanth flies back home to Chennai
The superstar was in Singapore for six weeks, undergoing kidney treatment.

July 11, 2011
Murder 2 has an outstanding opening weekend
Check out the hits and misses of last week.

July 06, 2011
Amitabh defends Ash, upset with Madhur's claims
The actor also attacked UTV, producer of Heroine.

Noted film-maker Mani Kaul passes away
Noted film-maker Mani Kaul, who was considered one of the pioneers of new Indian cinema, died in New Delhi on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. Kaul, 66, is survived by two sons and two daughters. He breathed his last at 1 am at his home in New Delhi after he was discharged from hospital, his family said

July 05, 2011
Bhansali held guilty of plagiarism for Guzaarish
The filmmaker has been instructed to pay Rs 10 lakh as renumeration and damages.

Madhur blames Ash for hiding pregnancy news
The filmmaker breaks his silence on his blog.

July 04, 2011
Delhi Belly scores over Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap
Check out the hits and misses of the week.

July 01, 2011
Chiranjeevi accepts Big B's request; to act again
Two days after he announced that he was bidding adieu to his acting career, Telugu Megastar Chiranjeevi changed his mind and accepted Big B Amitabh Bachchan's request to don the grease paint again.

June 27, 2011
Double Dhamaal scores at the box office
Check out the hits and misses of last week.

Anushka Sharma detained in airport
Anushka was on her way back from Toronto after the three-day IIFA ceremony.

June 24, 2011
Vivek in Forbes Heroes of Philanthropy list
The actor is the only Bollywood personality to feature on the list.

June 23, 2011
Salman congratulates Ash on pregnancy
The actor also said that he's very happy for Amitabh Bachchan.

June 22, 2011
Rowling's Pottermore could be a gaming website
Good news for Harry Potter fans, as a new project called Pottermore, involving a treasure hunt linked to an online game, is in the offing, according to The Times.

To-be-granddad Big B expresses joy with blog post
It's celebration time in Bachchan household.

June 21, 2011
Aishwarya pregnant, tweets Big B
The Bachchan family will soon welcome a new member to the family. Putting all rumours to an end, the senior Bachchan himself tweeted on his Twitter page, and his own blog:

June 20, 2011
Bheja Fry 2 opens average at box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

June 17, 2011
Imran: Raising drinking age is illogical
The actor, however, maintained that youngsters need to be more responsible with alcohol.

June 15, 2011
Rajnikanth discharged from Singapore hospital
The Superstar has 'recovered completely.'

Make your own Bollywood quiz on rediff!
Send in your quiz questions and have them published on rediff.com!

June 10, 2011
The Husain saab I knew
Radhika Rajamani shares with us the experiences of meeting M F Husain.

June 09, 2011
What's wrong with DK Bose ? Asks Kiran
The filmmaker speaks up after Delhi Belly's hit song garners criticism from certain quarters.

June 07, 2011
Mallika Sherawat's brother booked under FEMA in Mumbai
Vikram Lamba was carrying 13000 pounds and electronic and luxury items worth lakhs.

June 06, 2011
'Raj Kiran is okay wherever he is'
Mahesh Bhatt remembers his friend and colleague, Raj Kiran, as a committed actor whose career was cruelly cut short due to his mental illness.

June 01, 2011
Raj Kiran finds a well-wisher in Sushma Swaraj
The actor has been traced to a mental asylum in the US.

May 31, 2011
Farhan Akhtar furious over infidelity reports
The article is misleading, says the actor/director

May 30, 2011
Kucch Luv Jaisaa had a very poor opening at the BO
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

'I am a big fan of Sunny Deol'
R Madhavan on his love for Sunny Deol and why he cannot take up all types of roles.

Critics snubbed, Hangover II becomes a massive hit
Hangover Part II, has grossed about $145 million worldwide in just three days.

'Salman is very pure from heart'
Asin Thottumkal speaks about Salman Khan her co-star in Ready.

May 29, 2011
Rajini in ICU in Singapore, leaves behind message for fans
Superstar Rajinikanth has been admitted to the intensive care unit at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital, where his condition is said to be stable but before leaving Chennai he left behind a voice message promising his fans that he will be back soon.

May 28, 2011
Rajnikanth admitted to top Singapore hospital


May 27, 2011
Actor Raja Chaudhary externed from Mumbai
The 38-year-old actor has been served an externment notice and has been asked to leave the city.

Rajnikanth to be flown to Singapore for better health care
For rejuvenation and better health care.

May 26, 2011
Raina, Masand among new Censor Board members
Congress Secretary Pankaj Sharma and Hindustan Times' political editor Pankaj Vohra are among 15 members of the new Central Board of Film Certification for three years.

Bipasha detained with valuables at Mumbai airport
Bipasha Basu was detained by the Mumbai customs department for possessing undeclared jewellery. The actress has now been released.

May 24, 2011
Bad times continue at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

May 23, 2011
Aparna Sen's father, a noted film critic, dead
Chidananda Dasgupta was 89.

May 22, 2011
Rajinikanth shifted out of ICU


May 21, 2011
Dhanush tweets pic of Rajnikanth in hospital


May 19, 2011
Dabangg bags National Award
Check out the films that bagged the National Award.

Rajnikanth is stable, says wife, hospital
The actor was shifted to ICU for recurrent respiratory infection and gastro-intestinal problems last night.

Rajnikanth admitted to ICU. Wish him a speedy recovery!
The actor is responding positively to treatment, say doctors.

May 18, 2011
Minissha Lamba detained at Mumbai airport
The actress was allegedly found carrying undeclared jewellery worth over Rs 50 lakh.

May 17, 2011
Arnold has an illegitimate child?
The 'Governator' recently parted ways with wife Maria Shriver.

BO: Ragini MMS fares better than other releases
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Rajnikanth's condition stable: Hospital
The superstar is receiving comprehensive treatment for respiratory and gastro intestinal problems.

May 16, 2011
Watch Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara trailer
Excel Entertainment is releasing the promos on mobile and internet.

May 09, 2011
Haunted does well at box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week

May 05, 2011
Rajnikanth back in hospital with allergic bronchitis
The superstar is being treated for allergic bronchitis and high fever.

May 03, 2011
Mozez Singh picks up fight with SRK, Sohail
Producer gets into a brawl with stars at Maheep Kapoor's birthday party

May 02, 2011
Chalo Dilli, Shor, I Am fail at box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

April 29, 2011
Rajnikanth hospitalised on first day of Rana shoot
The first day of shoot of Rana turned out to be a complete disaster.

K Balachander gets Dadasaheb Phalke award
Here's wishing the brilliant filmmaker.

April 27, 2011
HC grants bail to Shiney Ahuja in rape case
The actor has been asked not to leave the country without prior permission.

April 25, 2011
Dum Maaro Dum gets poor response at box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

April 19, 2011
Shiney Ahuja appeals against rape sentence
The appeal was admitted today and bail plea has been posted for hearing on April

April 18, 2011
Teen Thay Bhai fares poorly at box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

April 16, 2011
Bollywood gathers for Dr Parikh's book launch
Dr Parikh is one of India's most famous fertility specialists and counts amongst her clients rich Mumbai residents such as Farah as well as not-so-privileged ones from Kashmir, the place she visits every fortnight to address fertility the issues locals there face.

April 15, 2011
Creating magic from Aradhana to Krrish
The late film writer Sachin Bhowmick is fondly remembered by his son, and the film industry.

April 14, 2011
Singer Chitra's daughter passes away
Nandana was only eight years old.

Pratibandh villain passes away
Actor Rami Reddy was only 52.

April 13, 2011
Anupam Kher: I am not a scapegoat, I am a lion
Anupam Kher clarifies about his statements over the Anna Hazare incident.

April 12, 2011
Aradhana writer Sachin Bhowmick passes away
He had written stories and screenplays for over 70 films in his lifetime.

Bollywood goes global
Hindi films are seeing a wave of foreign technicians.

April 11, 2011
Thank You fails at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

April 08, 2011
Send us your Thank You reviews!
Tell us what YOU think about the film.

April 06, 2011
Game fails, F.A.L.T.U. impresses at box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

April 01, 2011
WC final delays Shiney's transfer to new jail
The entire police force is busy in security arrangements for the final match on April 2.

Sonakshi angers Pakistani fans
Some of her fans even started unfollowing her on twitter.

March 31, 2011
Puja Gupta gets ready for F.A.L.T.U.
The debutante is happy to play a character just like herself.

Shiney Ahuja to appeal against rape sentence
A Mumbai court had convicted Ahuja to seven years in jail on charges of raping his domestic help.

March 30, 2011
Shiney Ahuja convicted for rape
The Bollywood actor has been convicted in the 2009 rape case

March 25, 2011
Ekta Kapoor's Ragini MMS to be re-shot?
The producer is apparently not happy with the way it shaped out.

March 23, 2011
Elizabeth Taylor passes away
The actress passed away today.

March 21, 2011
Bollywood baddie Bob Christo dead
The Australian actor known for playing a villain in over 200 Bollywood movies passed away on Sunday.

March 19, 2011
Actor Navin Nischol passes away
Actor Navin Nischol passed away on Saturday morning after suffering from a heart attack in Mumbai.He is best known for his television show Dekh Bhai Dekh and films like Khosla ka Ghosla and Sawan Bhadon. He was last seen in the Imran Khan and Deepika Padukone-starrer Break ke Baad.

March 16, 2011
Juhi Babbar weds Anup Soni
This will be the second marriage for both actors.

March 14, 2011
Aamir: I'm waiting for Salman's wedding
The actor, who turns 46 today, talks about 'the big day.'

Gul Panag ties the knot
The actress got married to long-time beau Rishi Attari on Sunday.

Alam Ara: A milestone in Indian cinema
First ever-Indian film with sound Alam Ara celebrates 80 years today.

March 10, 2011
Enrique to collaborate with Sunidhi Chauhan
The duet with Sunidhi Chauhan will soon make it onto a 'Special Indian Edition' of his latest Euphoria album.

March 08, 2011
Charlie Sheen sacked from Two And A Half Men show
The show was cancelled after the actor's recent radio rant against creator Chuck Lorre.

March 07, 2011
Should Govt ban Nazar Suraksha Kawach ads on TV?
The MANS organisation claim that these ads misguide the common man.

March 04, 2011
Goga Kapoor passes away
One of the most popular villains of his time, Kapoor worked in about 500 films.

March 02, 2011
Asha Bhosle to star in Bollywood film


March 01, 2011
Tanu Weds Manu does well at box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

February 24, 2011
'Rahat is a singer and not a criminal'
'Just because he is a Pakistani, the issue was blown out of proportion,' feels Mahesh Bhatt.

February 21, 2011
7 Khoon Maaf gets poor opening at BO
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

February 15, 2011
Rajkot police denies tipping off DRI about Rahat
The mystery over the source of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's funds continues after a Rajkot, Gujarat, police officer denied that the local police had tipped off the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence about the Pakistan singer's cache of cash, as reported by a Mumbai newspaper.

February 14, 2011
Few takers for Patiala House
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Great music and true legends will always survive
The 10,000 plus crowd sure made the right decision, choosing Clapton over Amy Winehouse, who was performing on the same day.

February 07, 2011
Lukewarm response for Yeh Saali Zindagi
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

February 04, 2011
Alice gets a glorious makeover
The 60th edition of Alice in Wonderland makes a glorius Blu-ray debut.

February 01, 2011
What Shop No 256 has that the world doesn't
It's hard to imagine that this tiny shop in Meena Bazaar has one of the most sought-after collections of Hindi music in the world.

January 31, 2011
Poor response to Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

January 27, 2011
Oscar nominations: Snubs and surprises
This year's list has a number of them.

January 25, 2011
King's Speech, True Grit lead Oscar race
Favourite The Social Network only managed the third spot with eight nominations, while Leonardo DiCaprio-starrer psychological thriller Inception got seven.

AR Rahman, Tariq Anwar nominated for Oscar awards
A R Rahman, whose score for the Donny Boyle directed survival drama 127 Hours had brought him a Golden Globe nomination a month ago, has done better at the Oscars. He has bagged two Oscar nominations, like he did for Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire. Apart from the score, he also received a nomination for If I Rise which he sang with the British artist Dido.

Raja Sen picks the Oscar nominees, 2011
Check out this list.

January 24, 2011
Dhobi Ghat gets a fair opening
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Have Priyanka, Katrina concealed their income?
The Income Tax officials conduct a raid; will know answer this evening.

January 21, 2011
Bollywood to help ailing actor A K Hangal
The State Government and the Bollywood have now stepped in to help actor A K Hangal, who is ailing and is unable to pay his medical bills.

Veteran actress Sulochana Devi felicitated


January 20, 2011
What Robert Redford has planned for India
Mahindra joins hands with Robert Redford's Sundance Institute.

January 19, 2011
Dibakar Banerjee's next after Love, Sex Aur Dhoka
After the super success of Love, Sex Aur Dhoka, the acclaimed filmmaker is ready to make a political thriller called Shanghai.

January 18, 2011
Gul Panag loses out to the Deols
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

January 17, 2011
Big B parts way with IIFA?
Amitabh Bachchan not to be a part of Toronto IIFA?

A R Rahman loses out on Golden Globe
The musician lost out the award to The Social Network's music composers, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

January 14, 2011
Two must-watch films, an old hit, and a new classic
Movies on DVD that you should not miss.

January 10, 2011
No One Killed Jessica holds steady at box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Akshay: I just want to offer good cinema
The actor is all set for his new film, Patiala House.

December 30, 2010
Film producers call off pan India Bandh
The bandh was to protest against the behaviour of the government, towards the producers.

Government to promote animation, gaming industry
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry is involving players from the industry in a big way to boost these sectors.

December 29, 2010
Sanjay Dutt's properties to be auctioned?
The actor's house and office has been attached following a High Court order in keeping with an arbitration award by the Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association over a financial dispute with him and producer Shakeel Noorani.

December 28, 2010
Two Sanjay Dutt properties attached by High Court
This was in keeping with an arbitration award passed by the Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association in January on a financial dispute between Dutt and producer Shakeel Noorani.

December 27, 2010
Tees Maar Khan 's Christmas bonanza
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week

December 23, 2010
No stay order on Toonpur 's release this Friday
But the Delhi High Court has asked its director and producers to include a disclaimer saying an animated character in the movie is not a depiction of music composer Bappi Lahiri.

December 22, 2010
Following the Rajshri tradition in Isi Life Mein
First-time director and niece of Sooraj Barjatya, Vidhi Kasliwal is ready for showbiz.

Taking on John Wayne
The last of the major Oscar nomination contenders this year, True Grit is often discussed as a remake of the 1969 hit Western that fetched an Oscar to John Wayne. But Coen brothers insist while the plot line is same as in the previous True Grit, and both films are based on a well-reviewed novel by Charles Portis, they went directly to the source. Their film is seen through the eyes of the young girl, unlike in the 1969 film.

December 21, 2010
Shekhar Kapur's Paani to finally take off
The director will launch his film in March.

December 20, 2010
Bollywood no show continues at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

December 17, 2010
Black Swan to swim far and wide
Armed with a host of solid reviews from majority of critics and major nominations including 12 Critic's Choice Award, the movie starring Natalie Portman is expected to do well when it opens worldwide.

December 14, 2010
Rahman wins Golden Globe nomination for 127 Hours
The 44-year-old singer-composer had won his first Golden Globe in 2009 in the same category for Slumdog Millionaire, the Mumbai-based potboiler, which was again directed by British filmmaker Boyle.

Ajay Devgn drops out of Power
Ajay Devgn is no longer the part of Raj Kumar Santoshi's Power.

Pandit Jasraj's daughter to produce Bollywood film
Pandit Jasraj's daughter Durga Jasraj will soon produce a Hindi film with a number of Indian classical songs.

Rapchik Romance , Rajkumar Gupta's next
No One Killed Jessica is not a docu-drama says director Raj Kumar Gupta.

December 13, 2010
Irrfan weaves evil spell in Spider-Man 4
Irrfan Khan to play a villain in Spider-Man Reboot.

Bad times continue at the box office
A look at last weeks releases.

December 10, 2010
James Cameron hopes to make a film on Indian epics


Ready for another go at Inception ?
The DVD and blu-ray versions of Inception could keep millions engrossed for hours and days.

December 09, 2010
SRK to host desi version of Wipe Out ?
The buzz is that Shah Rukh Khan has been approached to host the show along with an Argentinean model.

December 07, 2010
Beware this Bengali Detective
The Brit film about chubby, intrepid Kolkata private eye will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival next month.

December 06, 2010
No takers for Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

December 02, 2010
This gritty little film might just win an Oscar
Winter's Bone, which garnered some of the best reviews of the year, has just entered the Oscar race.

November 29, 2010
No takers for Break Ke Baad , Allah Ke Banday
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

November 26, 2010
Indian troupe to make historic debut in NY Thanksgiving parade
Their performance would mark the first time an Indian troupe has danced in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade's 84 years history.

November 25, 2010
Is Tees Maar Khan a Hollywood rip off?
The story of the Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer is very similar to Peter Sellers' Italian film After The Fox.

November 23, 2010
Harry Potter pips Guzaarish in weekend collections
Harry Potter has a dedicated fan following while Guzaarish is still picking up.

No takers for Guzaarish worldwide
Guzaarish opened not only to a sluggish box office in India but also in foreign territories where it was expected to do solid business.

November 22, 2010
Guzaarish fails to ignite the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

November 19, 2010
Today's Special : A Tandoori comedy
The reviews for the English-language in the mainstream are not ecstatic but even those who declared the film to be a forgettable, admitted it is a pleasant diversion.

Can you make a film in 48 hours? They did!
The Mumbai 48 Hour Film Project attracted a lot of talented filmmakers who actually wrote, shoot, edited, and scored a movie in just under 48 hours.

November 18, 2010
Veteran actor N Viswanathan dead
The actor and educationist who essayed roles in over 100 Bengali, Tamil and English films, died in Kolkata following a heart attack, his family said.

November 16, 2010
Kal Penn returns to the White House
The politically-active actor has finished filming the latest Harold & Kumar instalment, the third of the series, and is ready to return to work with President Barrack Obama.

India made 3D movie on Oscar longlist
Alpha and Omega, whose key animation was done at Crest Animated Studio in Mumbai has found a place in the just announced 15 films Oscar eligibility list.

When newcomers stole the show
Newcomers leave their mark on the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival, reports Arthur J Pais.

November 14, 2010
Pamela Anderson set to enter Bigg Boss house
Baywatch star and Playboy magazine cover model Pamela Anderson is all set to enter Bigg Boss house next week.

November 12, 2010
AXN's Minute to Win it comes to India
AXN is set to introduce an Indian version of Minute to Win.

' Golmaal 3 is a unique success for me'
Tusshar Kapoor talks about Golmaal 3, and his next film Shor.

November 11, 2010
Sankat City director passes away
Pankaj Advani suffered from a massive heart attack this morning.

November 10, 2010
Monica Bedi's fresh lease to life
The actress can now apply for a new passport and pursue a career in films.

November 09, 2010
Revisiting Back to the Future
The 4-disc Blu-ray package which includes digital copies of all three movies has hours of extras and would make a great holiday gift. For the older generation, there is a great number of nostalgic thrills and fabulous insights into the making of the film.

November 08, 2010
Golmaal 3 beats Action Replayy at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

November 04, 2010
Can Megamind trump Paranormal Activity 2 , Saw 3D ?
With an interesting twist on the concept of super heroes, and using strong high-tech, Megamind is expected not to lure millions of comic book fans but also those who love a adventure with interesting twists and a few moral lessons.

November 03, 2010
11-year-old Lion King star Shannon Tavarez dies
Shannon, who gave voice to the lioness cub in the popular Broadway show in New York, waged a six month long battle against leukemia but could not be saved even after getting a cord-blood transplant in August.

November 02, 2010
Is the latest Bigg Boss drama scripted?
Sara Khan's boyfriend Ali Merchant will now enter the house to sort out the differences between them.

October 29, 2010
Learn filmi dance steps from Saroj Khan!
If you think you can dance, the Nachle Ve contest will help you polish your skills.

October 28, 2010
Mohanlal passes UAE driving test
Fifty-year-old Mohanlal, who is nicknamed Lalettan, shuttles between Kerala and Dubai on a regular basis and considers Dubai his second home.

Toasting Mr and Mrs Vivek Oberoi
Music sets the mood for Vivek Oberoi's wedding on Friday.

October 27, 2010
Meet Ang Lee's leading man
Suraj Sharma, 17, a student from Delhi and the son of two mathematicians, has beaten more than 3,000 other challengers for the role of Ang Lee's Life of Pi.

October 25, 2010
No cheer for Mallika, John at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Will Paranormal Activity 2 be world's No 1 film?
The film which barely cost $3 million and about $25 million to market has grossed a strong $63 million in three days including $41 million in North America.

October 22, 2010
Entire Bachchan clan turn up for 57th National Awards
The 57th National Awards are currently underway, and sees a liberal dose of Bollywood.

Coming soon on Broadway: A Bengal Tiger!
Indian American playwright Rajiv Joseph to make Broadway debut with a play starring Robin Williams.

October 21, 2010
Manyaata, Sanjay Dutt welcome twins
Mother and babies are all fine.

October 20, 2010
Controversy fails to halt TV's Outsourced
As the controversy over the fish-out-of water comedy Outsourced continues, with even the name of the Indian business giant Tatas dragged into it, NBC has confirmed it has given a full-season green light to the show that was aired first three weeks ago.

October 19, 2010
'Everything I do is a publicity stunt'
Ram Gopal Varma's decision to hold the premiere of his film Raktha Charitra in the political hotbed of Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh, despite hostile opposition and threats, did not surprise many.

October 18, 2010
Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgn's box office fiasco
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

October 15, 2010
'Honour killing is a dishonour to any society'
Paresh Rawal gets serious about his new film, Aakrosh.

October 14, 2010
Emraan Hasmi's Crook slammed as racist
In the film, Melbourne is depicted as a city rife with gang violence between Australians and Indians, while the locals are portrayed as being either beer-guzzling blokes or immoral women, reports The Herald Sun.

October 13, 2010
I-T gus come knocking on Arbaaz Khan's door


October 12, 2010
Tracing Bollywood over six decades
Vaibhavi Merchant talks about her work in musical hit, Merchants of Bollywood.

October 11, 2010
No takers for Crook , Do Dooni Chaar
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

October 08, 2010
Endhiran takes the world by storm
Endhiran/ Robot stands at either number one or number four in the world its first weekend, depending on who is talking.

October 06, 2010
Which are your favourite Rajni 'factoids'?
These are, of course, not to offend the Superstar but to prove that he truly is legend.

Anupam Kher's new role
The actor has become the goodwill ambassador of Pratham Education Foundation.

October 05, 2010
Do you think Rahman needs a holiday?
His music is not as beautiful as it once was.

'Come what may, won't allow Bigg Boss '
Salman Khan's Bigg Boss has run into political trouble with Shiv Sena cheif Bal Thackeray on Tuesday threatening to disrupt the reality show over the participation of Pakistani artistes.

October 04, 2010
Rajnikanth's Robot eyes box office jackpot
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Bunty 'Chor' asked to leave Bigg Boss
The contestant did not follow the rules of the house.

Irrfan Khan all set to enter US living rooms
The actor is all set to play a role in the third seaon of the award-winning TV drama series In Patient.

'Why do we need Pakistani people in Bigg Boss?'
The Shiv Sena and MNS on Monday threatened to stall the run of the hit reality TV show Bigg Boss, protesting the inclusion of Pakistani artistes in the fourth season hosted by superstar Salman Khan.

Watch out for the Rajnikanth juggernaut!
On Friday, Endhiran, the big-budget, multi-lingual Rajinikanth starrer, with an 'official' budget of Rs 162 crore and 'unofficial' budget based on market rumour of Rs 250-300 crore, opened to packed houses, with tickets sold out days in advance.

October 02, 2010
Exclusive: Meet the Bigg Boss 4 contestants
Rediff.com brings you an exclusive preview of the Bigg Boss 4's contestants.

October 01, 2010
Why SRK is the King of Bollywood
The global cultural phenomenon has become the topic of a conference in Vienna.

September 30, 2010
Aamir Khan to star in Anurag Kashyap's next?
Blue Velvet might just be the director's next, if he manages to lock the script.

Merchants of Bollywood re-starts its dream run
Choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant, the musical will travel to the US and Canada.

Tamil music director Chandra Bose dies
The music composer was not keeping well for the past few days and had been in coma.

September 28, 2010
Happy Birthday, Lata Mangeshkar
The singer who mesmerised millions with her golden voice in a career spanning seven decades, turned 81 on Tuesday, spending a quiet day with the family even as fans, including famous names, wished her a happy birthday.

Kannada actress Vaishali Kasaravalli passes away
The noted director and actress died of kidney failure on Tuesday.

September 27, 2010
Lata Mangeshkar, Mehdi Hassan's duet
The long awaited duet between singing legend Lata Mangeshkar and 'Shehanshah-e-Ghazal' Mehdi Hassan will soon be a reality with the launch Tera milna next month.

Share the Rajni madness with us!
Send in pictures and videos of fans waiting for the Superstar's new release.

September 24, 2010
Pyaar, Bichadna, Bhopal
Murali Krishnan sends us a movie idea. SRK: Are you listening?

September 22, 2010
High Court dismisses plea challenging Aamir Khan's Dhobi Ghat title
The court said that Dhobi Ghat is a geographical description of a place and is not offensive.

September 21, 2010
'So they kidnap the Prime Minister!'
Snehal Shah sends us a movie idea. SRK: Are you listening?

September 20, 2010
Salman Khan: King of the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Making Music, Raja-style
Musicians may come and go but some live on forever. Ilaiyaraja is one of them.

September 17, 2010
Indian films to be screened at NY festival
Love, Sex Aur Dhoka and Mirch will be some films travelling to the west.

September 16, 2010
Anurag Kashyap's shocking new film
That Girl in Yellow Boots may be too 'adult' for Indian audiences.

September 15, 2010
Big B, 3 Idiots win National Film Awards
Aamir Khan-starrer 3 Idiots was chosen as The Best Popular Film, as Amitabh Bachchan won The Best Actor award for his role in Paa and Malayalam film Kutti Srank won the award in the Best Feature Film category as 57th National Awards were announced in New Delhi on Wednesday.

September 13, 2010
Another Oscar nod for Slumdog director?
There is a strong possibility that Danny Boyle and some of his other off-screen collaborators on 127 Hours may find themselves nominated again.

Salman Khan hits box office jackpot with Dabangg
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Salman Khan to quit Twitter?
Post his comments regarding 26/11 terror attacks, Salman Khan is now considering quitting the micro-blogging site.

September 09, 2010
Dada Saheb Phalke award for filmmaker D Ramanaidu
64-year-old Ramanaidu, the legendary and prolific film maker from Andhra Pradesh who has worked with a galaxy of actors, will be presented the honour during the International Film Festival of India to be held in Goa in October, it was announced on Thursday.

Love Sex Aur Dhokha director announces new film
The film tentatively titled as political thriller is based on a European novel, published in the 1960's.

September 08, 2010
Shiney's maid says she was never raped
The 20-year-old girl appeared before a court on September 3, and said that she was never raped by Shiney and that she had filed the complaint against the actor at the behest of the woman who had secured her the job of a maid in Ahuja's residence.

September 06, 2010
Few takers for We Are Family
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

September 03, 2010
Now, an Indian film on Jesus' childhood
Filmmaker Singeetham Srinivasa Rao said his production will be narrated in four languages and feature an all-Indian cast of child actors and seven devotional songs.

August 30, 2010
'I can be a gentleman only up to a point'
The actor reacted to an unknown blogger who has been posting derogatory messages on his blog and sending him abusive texts on his mobile phone.

Aashayein , Hello Darling tank at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

August 27, 2010
Marathi films fail to click
With an annual box office collection of 160 core last year and only 10 per cent of these being hits, the 72 films made in Marathi don't make business sense for multiplex and cinema owners to screen on peak time, a demand being made by political parties in the state.

August 23, 2010
Aamir beats Team Neil-Deepika at the BO
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

August 18, 2010
Meet Big B's daughter and Akshay's angel!


Raghubir Yadav to turn director
Veteran actor Raghubir Yadav, who after essaying a medley of characters on bigscreen, wants to go behind the camera.

August 17, 2010
Aamir Khan on a smile campaign in Leh
The actor flew to Leh on Tuesday for a visit to the flood ravaged school, where he shot his 2009 blockbuster 3 Idiots as Rancho.

The rising of Bollywood's unlikely hero
Omkar Das Manikpuri is the man of the moment with his debut movie Peepli [Live]. He traces his journey from a small village in Chhattisgarh to Bollywood.

Peepli Live 's bumper opening at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

August 16, 2010
Himesh Reshammiya goes international
The singer-turned actor will launch his first English album, At da edge, which will have 15 songs.

August 13, 2010
Udit Narayan, Shaan rock Indian Idol
The singers, along with the Idol finalists, make the show come alive in its final days.

August 11, 2010
Idol contestants impress Aamir Khan
The actor was seen drumming his fingers on Indian Idol.

August 09, 2010
Things are not looking good for Aisha at BO
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Making Osama likeable
Tere Bin Laden's director Abhishek Sharma talks about his debut film and how overwhelmed he is with the response it has got.

August 05, 2010
Mughal-e-Azam revisited
A magical, masterful classic completes 50 glorious years. And, like good wine, only gets better with age.

August 04, 2010
Idol's Sreeram bowls Dharamji over
The stage is set for the young singer to win all.

August 02, 2010
Once Upon A Time In Mumbai set to become a hit
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

'Slums too can be interesting places!'
Nitin Das on how he came up with the idea of Jadui Pankh, a movie comprising seven engrossing tales told by children.

July 30, 2010
Two rare songs of Mohd Rafi released
Two unheard and unreleased songs sung by Mohammad Rafi and composed by Madan Mohan have been released to mark the death anniversaries of the legendary musical duo who collaborated on some of the greatest hits in Bollywood.

July 27, 2010
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro actor Ravi Baswani dies
The actor died of a heart attack in Shimla.

SRK's company greets Uddhav Thackeray on birthday
Red Chillies Entertainment, run by actor Shah Rukh Khan, who had come under fire from Shiv Sena for his support to Pakistani players during IPL bidding, has wished Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray on his 50th birthday on Tuesday.

Pak fast bowler Asif in Malayalam film
The film is directed by reknowned lyricist Kaithapram Damodaran Namboodiri.

July 26, 2010
It's a meetha box office for Akshay Kumar
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

T-Series to acquire Eros music?
Buzz is that the music company will soon acquire music as well as video rights

' Bol Niti Bol MUST go on'
Teenager Niti Dua chats with fans about her web diary launched by Ekta Kapoor.

July 20, 2010
Rajat Kapoor: 'We can't get enough of Naseer'
On Naseeruddin Shah's 60th birthday, one of his oldest friends Rajat Kapoor wishes him all the best.

July 19, 2010
Good reviews, but no one's buying
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

July 16, 2010
When Akshay Kumar bribed!
Akshay admitted that when he had to get his car's registration number, he had to bribe.

July 15, 2010
Lamhaa banned in the Middle East
Director Rahul Dholakia's film, which is based on the troubles in the Kashmir valley, will not be screened in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

July 14, 2010
Tere Bin Laden not to be released in Pakistan
Tere Bin Laden, starring Ali Zafar not cleared for release by the Pakistani censor board.

July 12, 2010
Kareena, Shahid tank at Box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

July 07, 2010
When Indian Idol contestants sang to Hema Malini
Missed out on the latest Indian Idol episode? Here's a recap.

July 06, 2010
I Hate Luv Storys gets decent opening
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

George Michael arrested after car crash
The pop icon was reportedly arrested after his car crashed into a shop on the night of London's Gay Pride Parade.

July 02, 2010
Music Director M G Radhakrishnan dead
Malayalam music director M G Radhakrishnan, the creator of many evergreen melodies, died at a private hospital today.

July 01, 2010
Actress Suchitra Sen hospitalised
The legendary yesteryear Bengali actress has been admitted to a nursing home with respiratory distress, but her condition is stated to be stable.

June 28, 2010
Hits continue to evade Bollywood as Raavan flops
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

June 25, 2010
Supermen of Malegaon is going places
Nearly two years since it was made, the witty, poignant and life-affirming documentary which has travelled to more than two dozen film festivals is getting a theatrical release.

When Big B, Aamir Khan goofed up!
Reader Sachin Dewhare tells us about the strangest Bollywood Bloopers he spotted.

June 24, 2010
Will Toy Story 3 be the biggest hit of 2010?
Though it is being shown only in about a dozen countries abroad, waiting to add more formidable markets such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan in the coming weeks, it has already grossed an impressive $48 million in three days.

June 21, 2010
Thumbs down for Raavan at the box office
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

Raavan in US: Good reviews, poor box office performance
Mani Ratnam's bilingual opened to a disappointing box office in North America.

June 18, 2010
The real hero of Raavan
Ash, Abhim, Vikram on what they feel for director Mani Ratnam.

Will Raavan be a bigger hit than Guru ?
One of the most awaited films of 2010, Raavan , which was shot in Hindi and Tamil, and has been dubbed into Telugu, unveils even as Raajneeti enters the third week having grossed $21 million in India in two weeks, and $4 million abroad.

June 17, 2010
Burton's Alice in Wonderland , three times over!
Tim Burton's take on Lewis Carroll's classic is now available in DVD.

June 14, 2010
Star Plus' new look, new shows
Here's what the channel has in store for you.

June 09, 2010
Now you can watch Kites at home!
The Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori starrer will premiere on Colors on June 27.

June 08, 2010
Asha Bhonsle, Javed Akhtar join Twitter
The two veterans are the new entrants to the micro-bloggig website.

Indian impressionist scores on America's Got Talent
A 58-year-old Indian man, seeking his fortune in Hollywood qualified for the first round of auditions in the hugely popular reality show America's Got Talent with his impersonation of former action hero and current California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

June 07, 2010
Raajneeti sets cash registers ringing
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

June 04, 2010
' Raajneeti shows a dirty side to politics'
Prakash Jha on Raajneeti and his love for politics.

More bad news, Kites: The Remix aborts
With the dismal first week showings for The Remix, there is little chance it will add more theatres.

June 02, 2010
Vidhu Vinod Chopra to be honoured in London
The producer will be honoured with a special award at The Indian Film Festival of London.

June 01, 2010
Bipasha's topless video makes a splash
Just as Bipasha Basu announced that she will soon join the microblogging site Twitter, videos of her posing topless in an old advertisement surfaced on the video posting site YouTube.

Dilip Tirkey makes acting debut
The suave, soft-spoken and quiet former Indian hockey captain has agreed to make his acting debut in an Oriya film -- Toro Moro Katha Heba Chup Chap (You and me will talk silently), likely to be released during Dusshera this year.

May 31, 2010
Kites fail to soar
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

May 26, 2010
Abhishek's Dum Maaro Dum slated for 2011
The movie marks the return of director Rohan Sippy and Junior Bachchan after a gap of five-years. They last worked together on 2005 hit Bluffmaster, where Abhishek played a conman.

Mickey Rourke campaigns sterilising stray dogs in India
The Iron Man 2 star is all set to star in an English and Hindi advertising campaign for PETA to help sterilise stray dogs in India.

Kaizad Gustad gets month in jail for assistant's death
Six years to the day after a woman in filmmaker Kaizad Gustad's film unit was run over by a local train during a shoot, the director has been found guilty of negligence and has been sentenced to a month in jail.

' Raajneeti deals with a lot of controversial stuff'
Ajay Devgn get candid with his fans.

May 25, 2010
A dilemma for Americans, Kites or Kites Remixed ?
Speculation has started whether Hrithik Roshan's underperforming film will good business in the mainstream theatres as a 90 minute version of the 130-minute long film Kites: The Remix retooled by the popular Hollywood film-maker Brett Ratner opens in a few dozen theatres this Friday.

Lindsay Lohan fitted with alcohol monitoring bracelet
The actress has also bee been ordered to go through random weekly drug tests.

Tapen Chattopadhyay passes away
Veteran Bengali actor Tapen Chattopadhyay, best known as Goopy Gyne from filmmaker Satyajit Ray's iconic Goopy-Bagha children's films, passed away on May 24.

May 24, 2010
No takers for Hrithik-Barbara's Kites
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

Kites cracks US box office top 10
The Hrithik Roshan-Barbara Mori starrer has become the first Bollywood film to debut in the North American top ten on opening weekend.

May 21, 2010
Ban, protests greet Kites in Karnataka
Protests and a ban greeted Hrithik Roshan's latest film in Karnataka.

May 17, 2010
Here's your chance to meet Hrithik Roshan!
Here's how.

Flops galore at the box office
A look at the weekend box office report.

May 13, 2010
Gowariker's Buddha to get Hollywood touch
The film-maker has signed German cinematographer Karl Walter Lindenlaub for his epic.

Gurinder Chadha's Afterlife fails to amuse UK
Gurinder Chadha's latest has a short life in the UK.

May 10, 2010
Veteran actor Macmohan passes away
Veteran Bollywood actor Macmohan, immortalised in the role of Gabbar Singh's sidekick Sambha in Ramesh Sippy's 1975 blockbuster Sholay, died in Mumbai on Monday.

Badmaash Company , It's Wonderful Afterlife fail to impress
A look at the weekend box office report.

May 07, 2010
Want to watch Iron Man 2 ? See this first
Watching the complete 1994 animated TV series Iron Man provide many insights that will enhance the pleasure of seeing Iron Man on the big screen.

May 05, 2010
My Name is Khan 's new avatar to hit America big time
Fox opens My Name is Khan to mainstream America; Housefull, less than stellar, in North America.

May 04, 2010
Big B suffers from hernia, to undergo surgery
Amitabh Bachchan has developed multiple hernia in his lower abdomen but is trying to avoid another surgery.

Iron Man 2 leads the charge this summer
Iron Man 2 boosts the early summer season with a huge opening.

May 03, 2010
Housefull gets biggest opening since 3 Idiots
Here's a look at the weekend box office.

April 29, 2010
'I will be Shah Rukh's friend till I die'
The director says contrary to rumours her friendship with King Khan continues to be strong.

April 26, 2010
Flop show continues at the box office
Here's a look at the weekend box office.

The thrill of watching Avatar at home
Though the DVD and Blu-ray versions can not replicate the experience in the theatres, still there is a lot of fun and thrills watching the film at home.

April 23, 2010
Shakti Mohan wins Dance India Dance Season 2
Shakti Mohan from Mumbai is the winner of Dance India Dance Season 2. She beat three finalists Dharmesh Yelande, Punit Pathak and Binny Sharma at the grand finale held at Andheri Sports complex in Mumbai.

Malayalam actor Sreenath found dead
The actor was found dead in his hotel with his wrists slashed. The police have not ruled out suicide as the wrists were slashed, though a note was not found.

Crazy Heart is no Avatar , but still...
The DVD version may not have many extras, but with an awesome soundtrack and sterling performances do we really need many extras?

What's cooking at the IFFLA?
Cooking with Stella starring Lisa Ray opened the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles on April 20.

April 20, 2010
Vishal Dadlani's gift to Gurinder Chadha
Vishal Dadlani composed a Punjabi song for free in Hai Marjawaan, It's A Wonderful Afterlife.

April 19, 2010
No takers for Paathshaala , Phoonk 2
A look at the weekend box office report.

Search on for the next Bollywood star in UK
Around 1,000 people are competing in the first round of the UK Bollywood Dance Championships, the winner of which will bag a role in a Bollywood film.

April 17, 2010
Lauded Indian play arrives in America
Joining the rank of artists like Jaya Bhaduri, Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Farooq Sheikh and Paresh Rawal who have performed across America, a new generation of brilliant Indian artists, including Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranvir Shorey, are appearing in a play in 10 American cities.

April 16, 2010
Will Avatar eclipse New Moon ?
New Moon is in imminent danger of being eclipsed by the DVD/Blu-ray Disc/DVD combo of James Cameron's Avatar which hits the stores April 22 to mark Earth Day.

The film Ivory made without Merchant
Whether the audiences can warm up to the elegant but slow-moving The City of Your Destination, which is released by an independent distributor and with low key publicity, is anyone's guess.

April 12, 2010
Flop show continues to dog Bollywood
Here's a look at the week-end box office report.

Bring this Fantastic Fox to your home
See the Anderson film on DVD or Blu-ray, and see if you can let anyone or anything distract you from this inventive fable.

April 07, 2010
Dev Anand to receive Phalke Ratna
Thirty eight associations of the film industry are associated with the Academy and this year the award ceremony will be presented by G V Films Limited, a statement issued in Mumbai on Wednesday said.

Jaya Bachchan not keeping well
What leaves the megastar concerned is his wife's reticence towards medical treatments.

'SRK is the king of Bollywood'
The actor gets candid with his fans.

April 05, 2010
Dismal show at the box office continues
A look at the weekend box office report.

Keith Richards wanted to become a librarian
In his autobiography, the rock star talks about how he developed a love of reading whilst growing up in the suburbs of London following the Second World War and before discovering music.

V K Murthy: Aamir perfect to play Guru Dutt
The cinematographer, famous for his camera work in Guru Dutt's classics like Pyaasa and Sahib, Bibi Aur Ghulam, believes that only Aamir Khan can play Guru Dutt onscreen.

April 02, 2010
Rahman: Islam has been hijacked by the extremists
The double Oscars and two Grammies winner A R Rahman, a practising Muslim, has taken it upon himself to promote love and unity through his music.

April 01, 2010
The Clash of Titans and Dragons
Stephen Spielberg's How To Train Your Dragon could face major competition from Clash of the Titans as well as Alice in Wonderland at the US box office.

March 31, 2010
' Krrish 2 is being planned'
The actor tweets about his future plans.

Karan Johar takes a dig at RGV
The filmmaker's tweet about Ram Gopal Varma's sequel to Phoonk may just break their new found friendship.

'LSD has made me more responsible'
Instead of sitting back and basking in the glory, the director takes all the critical acclaim with a sense of responsibility.

March 30, 2010
Vikram Bhatt: I don't need stars
The director says it easier to have new faces than wait for the availability of stars, which delays your project.

Ficci Frames '10 -- The good, bad and ugly
Over the years many things changed. There are however three things that haven't changed -- the filmi influence on the event, its tepid content and its time management. If Frames has to move on to the next level then Ficci needs to work hard on these.

March 29, 2010
Bollywood's dismal show at the box office
Here's a look at the weekend box office

Bringing out the real in reel life
A sense of practicality and idealism mingle in the works of veteran director Shyam Benegal, says Abhilasha Ojha.

Date for 2011 Oscars confirmed
The date for next year's Academy Awards has been confirmed as February 27, 2011.

March 23, 2010
New Mexico wants to woo Bollywood
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has welcomed filmmakers from India to the state.

Freida Pinto denies Bond girl rumours
The actress' official spokesperson in India, Divya Tejuja, has said that the Slumdog Millionaire star will not be playing Daniel Craig's love interest in his third 007 installment, Bond 23.

March 22, 2010
Love, sex and horror rule at the box office
Here's a look at the weekend box office report.

Now a Telugu cricket film
The award-winning team of producer Ram Mohan and Indraganti Mohankrishna have come out with a new untitled venture that will see the nation's obsession enter the Telugu silver screen shortly.

Close shave for Sonu Niigaam
The singer narrowly escaped from getting his face burnt during a performance at Emperors Palace.

March 19, 2010
Feel the pull of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
This Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larrson's international best-selling novel about a disgraced journalist and a troubled young female hacker, hits American screens this Friday.

March 18, 2010
Is it the end of goris in Bollywood?
Foreign actresses who appear in Bollywood films are being targeted in a hate campaign by the MNS in Mumbai.

Coming soon: A biopic on Milkha Singh
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is directing the biopic on the athlete which will go on the floors next year.

March 17, 2010
Dharmendra hospitalised
The actor was admitted on Tuesday night following some weakness.

Tickets for Rahman's Jai Ho Concert out
Some of the tickets are now selling for 1,050 dollars per person on the musician's official website.

March 15, 2010
Right Yaaa Wrong opens poorly
Check out the weekend box office.

Matt Damon is no match for Johnny Depp
Green Zone was a distant second to Alice in Wonderland at the US box office.

Hong Kong film fest to honour Amitabh Bachchan
The actor will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

Catch Avatar once again this summer


March 09, 2010
Rajeev Khandelwal to tie the knot
The actor plans to marry his girlfriend, Manjiri Kamitkar by the end of the year.

Quentin Tarantino being sued over Kill Bill
A man is suing the director claiming that he ripped-off his concept to create Kill Bill.

March 08, 2010
Athiti does well, Road, Movie below par
Trade Analyst Vinod Mirani gives the Box Office verdict.

The Oscars were not just about The Hurt Locker
Despite Avatar's big loss, two huge hits win major awards at this year's Academy Awards ceremony.

March 05, 2010
After 53 years, Pancham gets justice
Sar Jo Tera Chakraye, featured in Road, Movie has been credited to R D Burman, not his father, S D Burman, who composed the original music in Guru Dutt's Pyaasa.

March 04, 2010
Salman hospitalised after shooting with fire
The actor was rushed to a hospital during the weekend, after shooting a gruelling sequence which required him to run through fire several times.

March 03, 2010
Hurt Locker producer banned from Oscar ceremony
The executive committee of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ruled that Nicolas Chartier violated campaign rules by sending e-mails to voters favouring his movie while disparaging a rival film.

March 02, 2010
Bachchan's Teen Patti gets ridiculed in foreign press
The film bombs overseas.

February 23, 2010
It's a baby girl for Padma Lakshmi
The 39-year-old gave birth to Krishna on February 20.

February 22, 2010
MNIK still dominates overseas
The film is the highest grossing Karan Johar movie abroad.

Aptharakshaka creates history
Fans in the state go crazy over Vishnuvardhan's last Kannada film.

The Hurt Locker wins big at the BAFTAs
Kathryn Bigelow left her ex-husband almost empty handed when her war movie swept major awards at the BAFTAs.

February 19, 2010
Aamir Khan withdraws resignation from Copyright panel
Looks like all is well, after all.

Lifetime achievement award for Jaya Bachchan
The award is for her "outstanding contribution to Cinema spanning over three decades", which will be presented in London.

'Nirmal Pandey was a sensitive person'
Kedi director Kiran Kumar talks about the actor, who passed away yesterday.

'I didn't understand logic behind Sena's anger'
The 44-year-old superstar said what hurt him the most was the fact that his 'Indianness' was questioned again and again.

February 18, 2010
Actor Nirmal Pandey dead
Unconfirmed reports claim that the actor suffered from a heart attack.

My Name is Khan faces near-empty halls
After the hype and hoopla it's the film's serious nature and subject matter which is putting people off.

February 17, 2010
Aamir Khan resigns from Copyright Act panel
The actor's decision comes after he reportedly had heated exchanges with lyricist Javed Akhtar and others over the issue of royalties in a meeting between producers and writers.

My Name is Khan sets UK box office record
The movie has become Bollywood's most successful box office opener in Britian.

February 16, 2010
Coming in summer: Rahman's Jai Ho World Tour
The Oscar and Grammy award winning musician is performing live in a dozen countries.

February 15, 2010
MNIK : After record opening comes the slump
'At this moment, it appears the film will not be able to recover the cost because it has been sold at a high price,' says a trade analyst.

MNIK sets records for SRK, Karan Johar
Shah Rukh Khan scores yet another smash hit abroad.

February 12, 2010
Couples Retreat is funnier on DVD
Here's why.

'Go watch My Name is Khan '
The film fraternity expressed its solidarity with SRK.

Limited release of MNIK in Mumbai, post noon
But most of the single screens have decided not to release the movie.

February 11, 2010
MNIK: Helpless Maharashtra CM pleads for peace
Chavan's helplessness could be seen when he indirectly also appealed to the Sainiks by saying that such acts of 'threats and vandalism' were not in the interests of the state. In a bid to show that the state has not been a mute spectator, Chavan reeled out figures to say that more than a 1000 Sena activists have been booked and arrested for the violence and the state is stringently opposing their bail.

Mumbai multiplexes decide against screening MNIK
Big Cinemas, Fun Cinemas, Gaiety Galaxy and Marathi Mandir are some of the multiplexes that will not screen MNIK.

SRK: Feel awful that Balasahib & Uddhav have misconstrued my words
The actor tweets his feelings on the whole Shiv Sena-IPL controversy that is affecting the release of his movie My Name is Khan in Mumbai.

Any MNIK protests in Mumbai? Report it!
Here's your turn to play Citizen Journalist.

British airport dismisses SRK's body scanner image claims
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's claim that he signed printouts of 'nude' security scans of his body at the Heathrow airport in London have been dismissed by the airport owner British Airports Authority.

February 10, 2010
What's happening to SRK is unfortunate: Shilpa Shetty
The actress said as far as support for the actor was concerned she would always support him.

SRK's embarrassing moment at London airport
The actor's shock autograph request reveals dangers of airport strip scanners.

MNIK protest: Over 1500 Sainiks detained
The crackdown came after the Shiv Sena stepped up its protest against the film over the actor's remarks.

February 09, 2010
Sena activists held for protesting against MNIK release
The police arrested 46 troublemakers in Mumbai.

Brangelina sue newspaper over divorce allegation
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have sued The News Of the World newspaper for publishing false reports about the couple signing a divorce deal.

KJo meets Mumbai police chief
My Name is Khan gets assurance from cops about its safe release.

February 05, 2010
Aradhana actor Sujit Kumar passes away
The veteran actor was 75.

Rahman nominated for yet another international award
The musician has been nominated for excellence in musical scoring by the International Film Music Critics Association for his work in Couples Retreat.

Trade unionism, bane of Mollywood?
The latest controversy to have struck Malayalam filmdom is the one involving veteran actor Thilakan, who has openly declared a war on what he describes as a 'mafia' of film organisations which was trying to browbeat members to toe their line or face 'banishment' from filmdom.

February 04, 2010
Emraan Hashmi becomes a father
The 30-year-old actor's wife Parveen gave birth to the child on Wednesday. The newborn has been named Ayaan.

Oprah Winfrey announces new series
The series, Behind the Scenes: Oprah's 25th Season, will give Oprah Winfrey Show fans a behind-the-scenes look at the final season.

Rahman part of historic We are the World remake
Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie oversaw the production.

February 03, 2010
Support the My Name is Khan release!
The Shiv Sena has been protesting against the superstar's comments on Pakistani players in the IPL and vowed that it will not allow the film to be released till he apologises. Theatres in Mumbai are reported to have removed the film's posters and asked for police protection.

Adieu, Cochin Haneefa
Fondly remembering the actor and writer-director who rocked Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi cinema.

February 02, 2010
Malayalam actor 'Cochin' Haneefa passes away
The veteran Malayalam actor-director and director was suffering from a liver ailment.

Aamir's father Tahir Hussain passes away
Tahir Hussain is survived by his wife Zeenat, sons Aamir and Faisal and daughters Farhat and Nikhat.

February 01, 2010
Read what SRK, Kajol say, Live!
The stars of MNIK, SRK, Kajol and Karan Johar, will be promoting their film in New York on February 1. And you can catch the action right here.

Baz Luhrmann wants to film Indian story
Baz Luhrmann wants to work with A R Rahman too.

Chennai celebrates Rahman's Grammy win
Chennai erupted into spontaneous celebrations as the music maestro bagged two Grammies.

Grammy tribute: Michael Jackson's kids say thanks
Prince Michael and Paris paid tribute to their father at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Rahman bags two Grammys for Slumdog Millionaire
Indian music maestro A R Rahman struck gold once again, bagging two trophies at the 52nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles for his music in Slumdog Millionaire.

January 29, 2010
Bob Dylan to perform at the White House
The Hurricane hitmaker will join John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson and Jennifer Hudson, at the 'In Performance At The White House: A Celebration Of Music From The Civil Rights Movement show.'

January 28, 2010
Mammootty and Prithviraj team up in Pokkiri Raja
The two actors are currently shooting for their latest Malayalam movie.

January 27, 2010
Can Mel Gibson's Edge of Darkness topple Avatar ?
Edge of Darkness, despite an ominous title, could be yet another bright hit for Gibson in a career full of hot hits.

Noted Telugu actor Venkateswara Rao passes away
The actor died of multiple organ failure at a hospital in Hyderabad on Tuesday night. He was 83.

Avatar overtakes Titanic
The epic movie, set in the year 2154, raked in a staggering 1.841 billion, becoming the best-selling international release of all time.

January 25, 2010
Avatar poised to sink the Titanic
The sci-fi movie has hit 1.29 billion dollars in international ticket sales, passing the 1.24 billion dollar mark set by Titanic.

January 22, 2010
When desis lead the charge
Anand Tucker is among half a dozen film-makers of Indian origin whose mainstream films will be released in the next few months.

Revisiting Angus, Thongs, & Perfect Snogging
This coming of age film is now out on DVD which is loaded with extras.

January 21, 2010
Rajeev Khandelwal becomes a Joker
The actor is all set for his third film.

January 20, 2010
'Phalke award goes to talented cinematographers in Indian film industry'
Cinematographer V K Murthy talks about his prestigious award.

'Guru Dutt attempted suicide thrice'
V K Murthy is the first ever cinematographer to be chosen for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for his outstanding contribution to films.

January 19, 2010
Meet the first cinematographer to get a Phalke award
V K Murthy is credited with providing some of Indian cinema's most breathtaking visual moments in classics like Guru Dutt's Kagaz Ke Phool, Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam, Baazi, Jaal, Chaudavin Ka Chand, Pyasa, 12 O'Clock and Ziddi.

January 18, 2010
007 could get Bollywood-style makeover
MGM is in a financial crunch right now, and is set to be bailed out by Indian movie giants Reliance Big Pictures, which is owned by tycoon Anil Ambani.

Golden Globe winners, at a glance
There have been quite a few surprises this year.

January 14, 2010
Is Robert Pattinson the new Spiderman?
The Twilight star has been touted as a contender for the Spider-Man part along with Superbad actor Michael Cera.

January 11, 2010
Can Avatar sink the Titanic ?
James Cameron's Avatar is now the second highest grossing film of all time.

January 08, 2010
' 3 Idiots has beaten all my previous records'
The master storyteller is third-time lucky with his latest release 3 Idiots.

January 02, 2010
Hirani joins charade, Three Idiots row hottens up
The raging controversy over the credit for the story in '3 Idiots' escalated on Saturday with director Rajkumar Hirani accusing author Chetan Bhagat of "lying" despite agreeing to several conditions, including a rolling credit in a contract.

January 01, 2010
3 Idiots' producer shouts at media
The controversy over Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' dragging the star, the producer and author Chetan Bhagat, whose novel was the basis for the successful film, escalated on Friday with the media caught in an ugly crossfire and was told to 'shut up' amid high drama.

December 31, 2009
3 Idiots smashes records overseas
The Aamir Khan-starrer has grossed $21 million in four days across the globe.

December 30, 2009
Vishnuvardhan's fan commits suicide
A 23-year-old man committed suicide by jumping into a well in Mysore.

The long road from Gulaal to Rakta Charitra
Abhimanyu Singh talks about his 10-year struggle in Mumbai before finally got an acting break.

Dr Vishnuvardhan to be cremated with state honours
The Kannada superstar will be cremated with full state honours after 4 pm today.

December 29, 2009
3 Idiots set to rake in Rs 65 cr in first 3 days
The Aamir Khan-starrer raked in Rs 12.5 crore on Friday and experts estimate the movie to net Rs 40 crore over the first weekend from the box office, with gross collections of Rs 65 crore.

December 28, 2009
'I have never earned so much in one day'
Vindu Dara Singh talks about his Bigg Boss win, and why he deserved it.

December 24, 2009
Brittany Murphy's dad to skip her funeral
The Hollywood actress will be put to rest after a private ceremony in Los Angeles on Christmas eve.

December 23, 2009
'Bollywood writers never have it easy'
Scriptwriter Jaideep Sahni has an interesting chat with Rediff readers.

December 22, 2009
Tom Cruise sued for $ 5 million
The Hollywood superstar has been sued by a magazine editor over allegations that the actor hired a private detective to wiretap his phone.

December 18, 2009
Aditi gets evicted from Bigg Boss
The housemates left on the show are Poonam Dhillion, Vindoo Singh, Pravesh Rana and Bhakhtyar Irani.

Relieving The Hangover all over again
The Golden Globe nominee for best picture hits the DVD circuit.

Want to act with Akshay Kumar? Here's how!
Kal Ho Naa Ho director Nikhil Advani is looking for candidates to play a young version of Akshay Kumar in his next, Patiala House.

December 16, 2009
A continental fare at the Kerala film fest
Rajeev Srinivasan samples the fare at the 14th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala 2009 underway in Thiruvanathapuram.

December 15, 2009
3 Idiots : Battle brews over sharing of revenue
The fight is between Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the producer of 3 Idiots, and multiplexes.

Why is IFFI so iffy?
No prizes for guessing who killed India's once-prestigious international filmfest that still doles out prizes worth $140,000.

December 14, 2009
Randhir, Rishi Kapoor launch Raj Kapoor's Awaara
The screenplay of Raj Kapoor's Awaara was recently launched.

December 11, 2009
STAR India buys exclusive rights for Paa , Wanted
In order to give a boost to its almost stagnant ratings, STAR Plus, the number two Hindi entertainment channel, is betting big on Bollywood films.

December 10, 2009
Big Music joins hands with T-Series
Reliance Big Entertainment entered into a strategic alliance with music company T-Series to exclusively distribute the current titles in the BIG Music catalogue and all future titles in Reliance Big Entertainment on all formats and media including radio, television, mobile and digital formats, across the globe.

Lindsay Lohan saves 40 Indian children in a day
The blonde actress, best known for her wild partying way of life, twittered that she was now leading 'a life worth living' as she had tired of the 'disconcerting' Hollywood lifestyle full of 'celebrities and lies'.

December 09, 2009
Paa proves a triumph for the Bachchans
The film, made with a mere budget of Rs 15 crore, had recovered its money in the first three days itself.

December 04, 2009
Raju Srivastav out of Bigg Boss
The comedian's funny antics could save him no longer.

The secrets of a hitmaker
Up in the Air's Jason Reitman's golden advice to new film-makers.

December 03, 2009
Now Slumdog Millionaire at the Grammys
AR Rahman has been nominated in several categories for his compositions from the Oscar-winning movie.

December 02, 2009
Touched by Paa , Progeria victims want to meet Amitabh
Amitabh Bachchan's role in Paa has attracted two brothers in a Bihar village who are suffering from the rare genetic condition.

November 30, 2009
Wasim Akram to coach Akshay Kumar?
The former Pakistani cricketer may star in Akki-starrer Patiala House.

Clooney, Sandra Bullock set records
The two actors' films are doing pretty well at the US box office.

November 27, 2009
Rohit Verma gets evicted from Bigg Boss
The audience clearly has had enough of the fashion designer.

Amitabh Bachchan, the master of cool
The 68-year-old actor has made "that's cool" a part of his everyday lingo. And that's the reason why he thinks he is still getting "some work" even after four decades in Hindi films.

November 25, 2009
Tamil film M3V wins award at Cairo film fest
First time director Krishnan Gomatham Seshadri can't stop gushing about the whole experience.

November 24, 2009
Co-star arrested for Yogi actor's death
Laveena Bhatia was in the house when the incident happened.

National Award winner Prakash Raj turns director
The film in question is Naanu Nanna Kanasu.

November 23, 2009
New Moon , Sandra Bullock smash box office records
Hollywood can toast to a mighty last quarter of the year.

November 20, 2009
Vinod Kambli evicted from Bigg Boss
The former cricketer had entered the house only two weeks ago.

November 19, 2009
Slumdog kids won't get money from Boyle unless...
Danny Boyle has decided to withhold the trust fund set up for the movie's child stars after reports emerged that they are not attending school regularly.

Madhuri Dixit to play Indira Gandhi?
The actress is set to play the late Prime Minister in a new film, Mother: The Indira Gandhi Story.

November 17, 2009
Tum Mile banned in Gujarat?
Many multiplexes and theatres in Gujarat refrained from screening Mahesh Bhatt's Tum Mile following a demand by the Mahagujarat Janta Party (MJP) for state-wide ban on it, while at other places party workers forced closure of the film shows.

Now, Pazhassi Raja in Tamil
The actor is ready with the Tamil version of the Malayalam hit Pazhassi Raja.

A vampire love story you can sink your teeth into
New Moon, the second installment from The Twilight Saga, is one of the most anticipated films of the year.

November 13, 2009
Shiv Sainiks cover up Kareena in a sari
The workers expressed their indignation by covering up a Kurbaan poster.

November 12, 2009
Magadheera , 100 not out!
The Telugu film revolving around reincarnation has grossed over Rs 100 crore -- Rs 104 crore without the satellite and audio rights.

November 10, 2009
When a bus sealed music director Pritam's fate
He's one of Bollywood's busiest music composers. But Pritam is careful not to take money and fame seriously.

November 09, 2009
Make way for Malegoan ka Superman!
Taking a look at the heroes of the hinterland.

November 06, 2009
Is Precious another Slumdog in the making?
Oprah Winfrey's flick is generating huge Oscar buzz.

November 05, 2009
Love Amitabh? Now, be him!
Here's your chance to sprout some cool Bachchan dialogues or act out his scenes on video, either on your cell phone or on a video camera, and post it on Rediff IShare.

Meet the funny men in De Dana Dhan
Johnny Lever and Asrani get candid about De Dana Dhan and their love for its director Priyadarshan.

November 03, 2009
Big B lends his voice for 26/11 tragedy tribute
The 67-year-old actor was asked by singer Sonu Nigam to be a part of the song which has been composed to support the cause.

October 30, 2009
'Danny Boyle did not discover India'
'Great western directors have been making films in India for the last 40 years,' Hollywood script Paul Schrader says.

October 29, 2009
Zoya Akhtar to direct Farhan again
After directing her brother Farhan Akhtar in her debut Luck By Chance, Zoya is all set to repeat him in her next project.

Is SRK the 'Rahul' that Lashkar is looking for?
The star has played Rahul quite a few times in the movies.

October 26, 2009
Slumdog actor skips school
A member of Rubina's family told rediff.com that the little girl does not appear interested in studies and no one in her family ensures she attends school regularly.

October 23, 2009
Controversies have stopped affecting me: Big B
The superstar comes clear of the old accusations.

October 21, 2009
'Excellence in Cinema' award for Girish Kasaravalli
The critically acclaimed director who has won many national and international laurels has added one more feather to his cap.

October 20, 2009
Shadow actor Naseer Khan arrested in Orissa
Naseer Khan, the blind actor and co-producer of Shadow, was arrested for his alleged involvement in a multi-crore chit fund scam in Balasore district.

Mira Nair's Amelia takes flight
Aviation pioneer's biopic is Indian-origin director's first big Hollywood film.

October 19, 2009
Bachchan, editor in war of words over interview
The actor has criticised a prominent tabloid for not doing justice to an interview it took with him in the first week of his 67th birthday.

October 16, 2009
'Please ignore media reports about me smoking'
With 3 Idiots readying for release, the actor is tempted to snuff out the tension with a cigarette, despite kicking the butt earlier.

October 15, 2009
Why Pazhassi Raja star Kaniha cried
Tamil actress Kaniha, who stars in the much-awaited Pazhassi Raja, talks about the film.

October 13, 2009
'Rich brats' to live it up in Mumbai slums
Ten rich brats become slum dwellers for a new reality show on UTV Bindass.

October 07, 2009
Yash Raj-Sony to produce TV serials
After making movies for close to four decades, Yash Raj Films has decided to step into the world of small screen by producing television serials and reality shows.

October 06, 2009
HC allows NDTV Imagine to beam Pati Patni Aur Woh
The Delhi High Court allowed the entertainment channel to continue its reality TV show Pati Patni Aur Woh, by staying the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights order to cease telecast.

October 05, 2009
What's Your Raashee? gets shorter
Ashutosh Goiwariker decided to make the film a little shorter after movie goers and critics complained that the film was too long.

Few takers for Wake Up Sid , Do Knot Disturb
A look at the weekend box office report.

October 02, 2009
Shamita Shetty, Poonam Dhillon in Big Boss 3
The show will air from October 4 on Colors.

'Karan Johar gave me confidence'
Ayan Mukerji talks about his first film Wake Up Sid, and his first producer, Karan Johar.

Wake Up Sid in trouble
Karan Johar's latest production Wake Up Sid has come into trouble from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena because the film used the word Bombay.

October 01, 2009
Bangalore is happy for Manna Dey
The city rejoices the news of the singer's Dada Saheb Phalke award nomination.

Shiney gets bail, barred from Mumbai
The actor has been asked to stay away from Mumbai, so that he does not influence the trial in any way.

September 30, 2009
Manna Dey nominated for Dada Saheb Phalke award
The 90-year-old singer will be conferred the award in a ceremony on October 21st by President Pratibha Patil.

September 29, 2009
'Not a saint but not a rapist', argues Shiney's lawyer
The lawyer argued that medical and other evidence suggested that intercourse was entirely with the girl's consent.

Bad news for Ashutosh Gowariker's Raashee abroad
The film was dead on arrival at 78 locations in America and Canada, as well as 40 locations in the United Kingdom.

SRK to dub for Malayalam film
The actor will dub for the prologue of Pazhasssi Raja, a Malayalam film starring Mammootty.

September 26, 2009
Shiney Ahuja shifted to J J Hospital
Actor Shiney Ahuja, who was arrested for allegedly raping his domestic help, was on Saturday shifted to the state-run J J Hospital after he complained of acute back pain due to a slipped disc. A sessions court on Friday directed the authorities at the Arthur Road Jail, where the actor is lodged since his arrest in June this year, to provide medical treatment and admit him to a hospital if the need arose.

September 25, 2009
Court orders medical treatment for Shiney Ahuja
The 36-year-old actor, arrested for allegedly raping his maid, was seen crying and wincing in pain following a slip disc problem when he was produced in the fast track court in Mumbai.

Salman-Shah Rukh patch up?
A possible patch up between the two Khans is on the cards after Salman publicly praised the actor on the sets of the reality show 10 Ka Dum.

September 24, 2009
MJ's brother to record album with Adnan Sami
Jeramine Jackson arrives in Mumbai on October 2.

September 23, 2009
Julia Roberts names children after Hindu gods
The names were given to the Hollywood superstar's three children by Swami Daram Dev of Ashram Hari Mandir here, where the actress is busy shooting for her upcoming film Eat, Pray, Love.

Diploma in Bollywood acting now from Canada
A management institute in Canada is reportedly offering Bollywood Acting Course headed by an instructor who claims to have trained the likes of Hrithhik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor, Imran Khan and Priyanka Chopra.

September 22, 2009
Wanted may end Salman's flop run
The film generates about Rs 20 crore in first weekend at the box office.

September 21, 2009
A hit for Salman, a miss for Rani
While Wanted scores, Dil Bole Hadippa disappoints.

Meatballs triumph over Jennifer's Body
Megan Fox loses out to a bunch of cartoon characters, at the box office.

September 20, 2009
Buddha & rebellion on Gowariker's plate
Ashutosh Gowariker's What's Your Raashee? got a solid welcome at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday despite some groans that the 192 minute-long film is too unfocussed. Minutes before the red carpet ceremony for the movie, the director told rediff.com that he will be hugely busy with two very different projects in the next couple of years.

September 19, 2009
International filmmakers flock to India for shoots
At least 90 foreign film productions have been cleared for shooting at different locations on India over the last three years.

September 16, 2009
Sing your favourite Lata song on rediff IShare
Celebrate the Legend's 80th birthday by recording a song on Rediff IShare.

September 15, 2009
Prakash Raj to direct Abhiyum Naanum in Kannada
The award-winning actor is ready with to remake the Tamil movie.

Patrick Swayze dies of cancer
The Dirty Dancing star lost his battle to cancer after struggling for at least 20 months.

September 11, 2009
Shiney Ahuja's bail rejected again
The court rejected the actor's bail on the grounds that it is a 'serious offence' and there is prima facie evidence against him.

September 09, 2009
SC allows Boney Kapoor to release Wanted
The Salman Khan starrer will release on September 18 after the producer deposited security of Rs two crore.

Lisa Ray diagnosed with cancer
The actress is suffering from a rare and incurable cancer of the white blood cells.

September 07, 2009
Slumdog child's father dies
Mohammed Ismail, died in Mumbai after a long battle with tuberculosis.

Southern cinema sweeps National Awards
SRK and Aamir Khan lose out to Prakash Raj, among others.

September 04, 2009
Amitabh to host Bigg Boss 3
Will the superstar make a good host? Tell us!

September 01, 2009
The story that got Ashutosh Gowariker excited
The director plans a film on the Chittagong Uprising of the early 1930s, starring Abhishek Bachchan.

August 31, 2009
Pak reality TV contestant dies performing task
Saad Khan was swimming across a lake in Bangkok with a 7 kg backpack, when he drowned.

August 28, 2009
After SRK episode, Salman Khan cancels trip to US
The actor has cancelled his upcoming trip to New York to promote his latest movie Wanted.

August 27, 2009
Ash, Madhuri to judge reality TV show?
Sony Entertainment Television's Dance Premier League will be launched on a grand scale.

August 26, 2009
Is Michael Jackson really dead?
Video shows the King of Pop 'not dead'.

August 25, 2009
Child labour case registered against Shekhar Kapur's ex-wife
Following the rescue of a minor domestic help from her house, the Maharashtra Government on Tuesday filed cases against Bollywood actress Suchita Krishnamoorthi.

August 24, 2009
The difficulty of being Khan
Some of the Internet and blog war may be out-of-hand and over-the-top but a good deal is highly educative and entertaining.

August 21, 2009
Akshay impresses Die Hard director
Hollywood action director James Bomalick of The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift fame is completely bowled over by actor and stuntman Akshay Kumar's passion and enthusiasm for action.

August 20, 2009
Michael Jackson's doctor to be arrested for manslaughter
Dr Conrad Murray, who allegedly administered a powerful anesthetic to the singer just before his death, will be arrested within two weeks.

August 19, 2009
Listen to Salman Khan's Wanted songs
Listen to the complete album from the movie, right here!

Kaminey making a killing overseas
The Vishal Bhardwaj-directed thriller could become the second highest grossing film of the year.

August 18, 2009
10 Reasons why SRK's detention wasn't a disaster
Take a look.

August 17, 2009
Hugh Grant to quit acting?
The actor seems quite sure this time.

And the Oscar for 'Best Bollywood Film' goes to...
Indian Americans have asked the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to introduce a new award category of 'Best Bollywood Film' for films made in India.

Shah Rukh Khan: America needs to offer more 'warmth'
The actor said he respected the procedures the US requires incoming foreigners to follow but maintained his experience was "not pleasant.

August 15, 2009
'It is like Brad Pitt being strip-searched in India'
'Shocking', 'disgraceful' and 'madness' is how Bollywood on Saturday described the treatment meted out to actor Shah Rukh Khan, who was detained and interrogated for two hours at a United States airport, apparently because of his surname. His close friends Karan Johar, Farah Khan, Juhi Chawla and Aziz Mirza as well as industry veterans like Mahesh Bhatt and Raza Murad slammed the ill-treatment meted out to the megastar.

August 14, 2009
Guitar gods mourn pioneer Les Paul's demise
The rock guitar pioneer passed away at 94 due to pneumonia.

August 13, 2009
Chargesheet filed against Shiney Ahuja
The 109-page chargesheet accused the actor of rape, wrongful confinement and threatening his domestic servant.

August 12, 2009
No movie releases in Mumbai
Friday. The release dates of Kaminey and this week's other release Life Partner have been postponed in Mumbai.

August 11, 2009
Big B's blog to be published as a book
The actor, who expresses his opinion on everything from Australian racism row to the swine flu on the blog, broke the news about the planned book deal in his latest post.

Will this 'Kaminey' beat Saif?
With about 90 prints in North America, 31 in the United Kingdom and 900 in India, Shahid Kapur's Kaminey is all set to challenge the monster hit, Love Aaj Kal.

August 10, 2009
Another Oscar for Meryl Streep?
The successful opening of Julie & Julia proves what a wonderful box-office draw the 60-year-old actress has become in recent years.

This Daddy ain't cool
Director Aashiq Abu's debut Malayalam film starring Mammootty as a cop falls flat as it lacks a cohesive storyline.

Michael Jackson 'finally buried'
His family allegedly went to great lengths to keep the exact location secret in fear of the grave being raided by the star's devotees.

August 09, 2009
Propofol caused MJ's death: leaked report
Pop icon Michael Jackson had a lethal amount of Propofol, a powerful anaesthetic, in his system which may have caused his sudden death, according to leaked toxicology results.

August 07, 2009
Michael Jackson finally set for burial
Members of the Jackson family have decided to bury the 'King of Pop' at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park cemetery in Los Angeles' Hollywood Hills.

Home Alone maker John Hughes dies
The American writer-director died after suffering a heart attack.

Ashlee Madhukar: A talent to watch out for
The 17-year-old Indian American who sings pop, and gospel and has written and composed 15 songs in pop style, won second place, singing Whitney Houston's 'I Will Always Love You' at New York's famed Apollo Theatre's amateur talent contest.

Lyricist Gulshan Bawra dies at 72
The popular Hindi movie lyricist passed away at his Pali Hill residence in Mumbai on Friday.

The Soloist is best seen on DVD
For an intimate and thought provoking film to be seen in the DVD version, The Soloist starring Robert Downey Jr and Jamie Foxx could be the week's best bet.

Murali: An actor par excellence
A tribute to the great Malayalam actor who passed away on August 6.

August 06, 2009
Susan Boyle gets sensational makeover
Britain's Got Talent's unique finding is about to feature on the cover of a prestigious magazine in the US after a sensational makeover.

August 05, 2009
Spotted! Aamir Khan at a badminton tournament
Reader Nimisha sends in a photograph.

August 04, 2009
Love Aaj Kal becomes superhit overseas
Love Aaj Kal stormed the desi box office in North America and the United Kingdom, grossing over $2 million last weekend and became the first Bollywood superhit of the year.

'Calling Kishore kaka crazy now seems an understatement'
Bharathi, the singer/actor's niece opens up about her uncle on the occasion of his 80th birth anniversary.

Why Adam Sandler shouldn't do serious
Funny People, a comedic drama with Sandler leading the cast had a disappointing opening at the US box office.

August 03, 2009
Red Carpet for Raashee and Dil Bole ... in Toronto
The film joins a handpicked few which will get gala treatment at this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

Home cinemas: An alternative to big budget films
CDs of home cinemas, produced on shoestring budgets and mostly dealing with social and emotional issues, now have a wide audience in the northern districts of Kozhikode, Malappuram, Kannur, Palakkad and Kasaragod.

July 31, 2009
Robbie Williams to take over Jackson tour dates
Pop star Robbie Williams is set to make a comeback by filling up slots at the O2 early next year, left vacant by pop icon Michael Jackson's sudden death.

Why there are no big movie star shows this summer
Organisers are organising a concert on August 1 with Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chauhan and Hard Kaur.

July 29, 2009
Big Brother 's Super Sree slashes wrists
The Indian housemate on the show was rushed to hospital after he slashed his wrist.

Kailasa's international outing
Kailash Kher and his band will perform in Philadelphia this week.

Malayalam actor Rajan P Dev passes away
The noted Malayalam actor died at a private hospital following liver problems.

July 28, 2009
Brace yourself for Explosion 2009
Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chauhan and Hard Kaur feature in the only major Bollywood show this summer in America.

July 22, 2009
Neha Dhupia in US television series
Neha Dhupia plays a Bollywood actress in an US TV mini series called Bollywood Hero.

July 17, 2009
Aamir Khan to share dais with Hillary Clinton
Khan will join Clinton at an interactive discussion on education with NGOs.

July 16, 2009
Slumdog kid pens her autobiography
Rubina Ali describes Nicole Kidman as 'strange' in her autobiography.

July 14, 2009
'Nilu Phule was a gardener before an actor'
In an interesting revelation, eminent actor Shreeram Lagoo, who co-starred with late Nilu Phule in many Marathi box office hits, today said the versatile Marathi film and stage personality had worked as a gardener in B J Medical College here.

July 13, 2009
Umrao Jaan director to make film on Rumi
Famed 13th century Sufi poet and philosopher Jalaluddin Rumi, who in the past has been called the Smiling Face of Islam, is set to receive recognition from the Qatar Foundation.

Marathi actor Nilu Phule dead
Marathi film and stage personality died after a long battle with cancer.

July 10, 2009
MJ's death: Homicide not ruled out
A top cop probing into Pop King Michael Jackson's death has revealed that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has not ruled out homicide as yet, as investigators subpoenaed the singer's medical records.

Another Indian gets bullied on Big Brother
After Shilpa Shetty, another Indian contestant racially bullied in Big Brother.

July 09, 2009
Big B wishes Thackeray speedy recovery
Amitabh Bachchan has been in constant touch with Thackeray's son Uddhav to get updates about the Sena chief's health.

Jackson memorial cost LA 1.4 million dollars
The bill for the star studded ceremony was footed by the city and included the costs for putting extra police on the streets, trash pickup, sanitation, traffic control and more.

July 08, 2009
Big B suffers stomach pain, cancels travel
The Big B, who was in London, arrived home a day ago, said the pain happened when he was getting set to leave from there.

Moon crater named after Jackson
Michael Jackson, famously known as the 'Moonwalker' for his legendary dance moves, now has a crater on the moon named after himself.

Shiney's bail plea rejected
The actor, who was charged with raping his maid at his home on June 14, had applied for bail stating that he will not interfere in the investigation or try to influence the victim. He had also mentioned in his bail application that he was ready to stay away from Mumbai if the court instructs him to do so

July 03, 2009
No rape, it was consensual sex, says Shiney
Pleading for bail, Actor Shiney Ahuja arrested on charges of raping his maid today claimed in the local court that he had "consensual" sex but denied he had raped her.

Obama pays tribute to MJ
The US President has finally paid tribute to King of Pop Michael Jackson more than a week after his death.

July 02, 2009
'I am not in good health'
He has been remanded to judicial custody till July 16. Though his wife Anupam was not present in court, his father was there.

MJ to be buried in Muslim tradition
Jackson's new found will states that he will be buried in the traditions of his new faith.

July 01, 2009
New York does well overseas
New York's North American and the UK grosses looks small compared to that of Yash Raj's big hit Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. But that of course starred Shah Rukh Khan, and was directed by Aditya Chopra.

June 29, 2009
DNA reports confirm rape in Shiney case
The police claimed on Monday, that the DNA test reports have confirmed Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja had raped his domestic maid even as he moved a court for bail. "The DNA report has confirmed rape of the victim," said Additional Police Commissioner Amitabh Gupta.

A K Lohithadas (1955-2009): Tribute to a legend
This legendary writer-director will be remembered forever for his fantastic films in Malayalam.

Dilip Kumar hospitalised
The actor has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai's suburban Bandra after testing positive for malaria and his condition is stable, doctors attending on him said on Monday.

June 27, 2009
Transcript of emergency call from MJ's home
Following is the 911 call from Michael Jackson's Los Angeles home at 12:21(0051 IST) on Thursday.

If I don't tour they'll kill me, said MJ
'Michael was convinced that if he didn't perform in London he would die. He would say, 'They will kill me', but no one ever really understood who he was talking about. He seemed paranoid,' The Sun quoted a source as saying.

'Jacko's deadly drugs cocktail revealed'
The name of the painkillers emerged after police probing an injection, which apparently caused a cardiac arrest to the legendary star, talked to a doctor about the details.

June 26, 2009
AR Rahman: Jai Ho , MJ!
A poignant tribute from the Oscar-winning musician.

Michael's last words to Deepak Chopra
Chopra, who Jackson left a voice message just two days before his death, first met the King of Pop in 1988, beginning a 20+ year friendship that brought Jackson peace of mind and contentment, two things he always was sorely lacking.

The reason why Michael Jackson died
Michael Jackson had been taking a cocktail of seven prescription drugs that caused the fatal cardiac arrest, if reports are to be believed.

Farrah Fawcett dies of cancer
The original Charlie's Angels star Farrah Fawcett's three-year-long battle with cancer came to an end with her demise at the age of 62.

'Whatever I am today, it is all because of MJ'
Prabhu Deva is very upset at the loss of such a legend.

MJ's death reports crash Web sites
The massive level of interest caused several sites including Google to temporarily go down but that did not stop the news spreading via blogs and social networking sites.

'Jacko had problems with prescription drugs'
Brian Oxman, who says that he has been the family's attorney for 20-years, though he disassociated himself from the defence team in 2005 during Jackson's molestation case, said that he had warned the singer's family members about the drug usage.

'I thought I would retire after I choreograph Michael Jackson'
Farah Khan pays her tribute to Micheal Jackson.

50 'farewell' gigs: Company faces 300m liability
According to reports, AEG Live had agreed to "self-insure" Jackson's shows after most insurance companies expressed doubt whether the frail singer would be able to complete the residency.

MJ's demise: Fans & friends devastated
"Like the whole world I am absolutely devastated and lost for words because everyone expected him to come to London for the concerts," Sky News quoted his friend Uri Geller, a self-proclaimed psychic, as saying.

June 24, 2009
15 rare treasures from Madan Mohan
Rare songs, portal launch to mark Madan Mohan birth anniversary.

Complaint against Ash for illegal land purchase
A police complaint has been registered against Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and several others, including Suzlon chairman Tulsi Tanti, for the illegal purchase of land to set up a windmill at Nandurbar in north Maharashtra.

June 23, 2009
Zardari thanks Jolie for million dollar aid
The Pakistan President made a 'thank you' call to the Hollywood actress for donating a million dollars for the people displaced by anti-Taliban military operations in the country's northwest.

June 19, 2009
SRK denies 'Prophet' comment
Shah Rukh Khan has clarified that he has never said anything against Prophet Mohammed in an interview.

June 18, 2009
National Commission for Women to help Shiney's maid
The National Commission for Women will send a team to Mumbai to speak to the domestic help, who has been allegedly raped by Shiney Ahuja, and to see what steps can be taken to help her.

Shiney may move for bail on Friday
Shiney Ahuja has been remanded to judicial custody until July 2.

June 17, 2009
I am proud of Shiney: Wife
Shiney Ahuja's wife Anupam calls a press conference to show her support for her husband.

Shiney appears to be remorseful: Police
'He is completely shattered and is repenting for what he had done,' Assistant Police Commissioner Dilip Suryavanshi said.

June 16, 2009
Police search Shiney's home for evidence
The medical report of the domestic help, who accused Shiney Ahuja of rape, showed that she had been sexually assaulted.

Shiney Ahuja case: Medical report confirms rape
The medical report of the 18-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja have confirmed that she was sexually assaulted, the police said.

June 15, 2009
'Shiney, a nice man'
The actor enjoys a good reputation among the complex's security staff.

Shiney sent to 3-day police custody
The actor was accused of raping his domestic help on Sunday afternoon.

Mumbai Police: Shiney admits to rape
'There was no consent in the sex,' Assistant Commissioner of Police Dilip Suryavanshi told rediff.com

Shiney Ahuja arrested for rape
Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja will be produced in Mumbai's Andheri court on Monday morning after he was accused of raping his domestic help. On Sunday night, Shiney's 18-year old accused him of rape, when both of them were alone at his flat.

June 09, 2009
Smile Train expected to go places
Mylan has been showing the film free in movie theatres in several cities in America to discuss the work being done by Smile Train, an American organisation, in India and 75 other countries where it finances free surgeries for children with cleft lips.

June 08, 2009
'Habib Tanvir was the symbol of energy in theatre'
Legendary theatre personality Habib Tanvir passed into the ages on Monday. Stage and film director Jabbar Patel salutes his memory.

'Habib saab was a father figure to Indian theatre'
Theatre actress Nadira Babbar pays tribute to the legend who passed away on MOnday.

June 05, 2009
MoMa to host New India film fest
The two-week, 16-film exhibition running June 5-18 presents features and shorts that have won acclaim at the Toronto International Film Festival and other events, and includes eight New York premieres.

A R Rahman's biography out on June 10
Penguin India has decided to publish the maestro's biography.

Standoff between producers & multiplex owners ends
The stand off between producers and multiplex owners over revenue sharing is finally over.

June 02, 2009
I followed my heart in rejecting Australian honour: Bachchan
The superstar on why he declined to accept the doctorate offered by the Queensland University in Brisbane.

New serials are old wine in new bottle: Smriti Irani
One of the most celebrated actors on television gets candid.

June 01, 2009
Titanic's last survivor no more
Elizabeth Gladys Dean, the last remaining survivor of the Titanic ship-wreck has died, nearly 100 years after she was rescued, at 9 weeks of age, from the doomed ocean liner's deck.

May 26, 2009
Honorary doctorate for A R Rahman
The Aligarh Muslim University will confer the honour on June 7.

May 25, 2009
Supreme Court slams RGV for distorting national anthem
The Supreme Court came down heavily on Ram Gopal Varma's distortion of the national anthem in his forthcoming film Rann saying it gives a 'totally negative sense.'

May 21, 2009
Mickey Mouse loses his voice
Wayne Allwine, the artiste who voiced Mickey Mouse for over three decades died here early Monday morning, with his wife Russi Taylor, who voices Minnie Mouse, by his side.

' Slumdog kids becoming homeless, nation's shame'
Oscar winner Resul Pookutty is upset with the fact that thousands of children are still homeless in India.

May 19, 2009
When Lata Mangeshkar went without food or water
Lata Mangeshkar...in her own voice is fascinating because the bulk of the book is in the form of an interview, conducted not over days or weeks but over years.

May 18, 2009
Akshay Kumar arrested, released on bail
Akshay Kumar was arrested and released on bail at Vakola Police Station in suburban Mumbai on Monday morning regarding an obscenity case.

May 17, 2009
Producer-Director Prakash Mehra passes away
Sixty nine-year-old Mehra, who was hospitalised for last several days, breathed his last at 0750 hours. He died of pneumonia and multiple organ failure, hospital sources said.

May 15, 2009
Sued in US, Karan Johar's firm denies liability
Karan Johar's company Dharma Productions has been sued for $150,000 by actors and vendors in the US who say they haven't been paid for their work in Johar's under-production film, Jihad, starring Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor. But Dharma says an intermediary company is responsible.

After Gamyam , it's Vedam
Krish [Radhakrishna] Jagarlamudi's first Telugu film Gamyam created history when it ran for more than 100 days in Andhra Pradesh. Now, the director is back with his next film Vedam starring Allu Arjun, Manoj and top heroine Anushka.

May 14, 2009
SRK's 'Yana Rascala' act to become a film
Shah Rukh Khan's cool Quickgun Murugun act in Om Shanti Om has inspired Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad to do a film on SRK's character!

May 12, 2009
Bollywood's new breed of heroes
As actors, Deepak Dobriyal, Raj Singh, Sid Makkar and Arjun Mathur are still waiting for that one critical break that will put them on an even more comfortable pedestal.

May 11, 2009
Strong Asian presence in Cannes this year
Look out for some of the best films Asia has to offer at this year's festival.

May 11, 2009
Strong Asian presence in Cannes this year
Look out for some of the best films Asia has to offer at this year's festival.

May 05, 2009
New films to release after two weeks
The Producers and Distributors Forum has decided to release new films only in single screen theatres after two weeks. The producers will declare the list of new releases and the theatres in which they will be released.

May 04, 2009
Bollywood suffers Rs 50 crore loss due to strike
As the strike enters its fifth week, the losses are mounting up for the Bollywood film industry. Big budget movies like Kambhakt Ishq, Blue and New York have had to postpone their release dates, and all movie promotions have come to a standstill.

Bachchan gets SC notice on tax exemption
relates to the actor's income from the popular TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati.

Catch The Wrestler on DVD
If you missed The Wrestler in theatres, where it did decent business for a film that did not cost a fortune, catching it on DVD means an evening of watching sterling performances by a cast led by Mickey Rourke. It would also mean cheering a 'small' film with a big heart.

May 01, 2009
Da Vinci Code follow-up takes on the Illuminati
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican in the adaptation of Angels & Demons, a prequel to the 2006 smash hit Da Vinci Code.

April 27, 2009
'Feroz Khan was an Indian style icon'
Hrithik Roshan and wife Suzanne, actor-director Sajid Khan and Zayed Khan were among those who flew to Bengaluru to pay their last respects.

'Ferozji was known as the rajasaab of our time'
Farida Jalal goes back in time to remember the 'rajasaab' of their times.

Feroz Khan: 1939-2009
Actor-filmmaker Feroz Khan will be buried in the Johnson Market burial ground, in Bengaluru, on Monday at 5.30 pm, his brother Sanjay Khan said

Actor Feroz Khan passes away


April 23, 2009
It's Dim All the Lights for Anoop Desai
The 24-year-old was eliminated from American Idol.

Anoop Desai out of American idol
Anoop Desai, who was among the last three of the remaining seven contestants in the hugely popular show American Idol, finally got the boot on Wednesday night. It was a double elimination night for the seven singers.Despite being sent home, he will get a chance to tour with the other singers who made it to the final 10, in nearly 50 cities across America this summer. Anoop is a graduate student at the University of N Carolina and is very serious about pursuing a music career.

April 22, 2009
Here's why you should watch Earth
Earth which opens in thousands of screens on Earth Day (April 22) is narrated by the veteran actor James Earl Jones; there is plenty of funny, romantic and feisty scenes in the film apart from poignant stories. It offers compellingly fascinating stories of three animal families and their amazing journeys across the planet over a year.

April 21, 2009
Kamal Haasan presents screenwriting workshop with IIT-M
The workshop will feature some of the best screenwriters and filmmakers from around the world. One of the writers who have confirmed participation is Jean Claude Carriere who will do a video conference. Kamal Haasan himself will join the discussions and don the role of faculty during the workshop and seminar.

April 16, 2009
Anoop survives Idol elimination again
For the third time in this season's American Idol contest which received 36 million votes following Tuesday's performance, Anoop Desai found himself in the bottom three. But he did not receive the lowest votes, and that meant he is going to perform next week.

April 15, 2009
D-Company linked to Bollywood piracy: US lawmaker
'The high profit margins in this kind of crime make it little wonder why gangsters and terrorists have turned to piracy.'

Mani Ratnam hospitalised
Noted film director Mani Ratnam was hospitalised in Chennai last night following breathing difficulty and dizziness. He also complained of discomfort in the chest.

April 14, 2009
Simon Cowell may quit American Idol
The 49-year-old, who judges three shows -- American Idol, Britain's Got Talent and X Factor -- told Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper that he's not sure he can keep up the pace and 'one may have to go.'

Why we admire Satyajit Ray so much
April 15 to 30, the Lincoln Center celebrates iconic Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray with a retrospective of his films.

April 10, 2009
Sunny Deol gets bail
Sunny Deol was today granted bail by a railway court in over a decade-old case of allegedly entering a platform without permission and pulling a train's emergency chain during shooting of a film.

Al Pacino to play Napoleon
Academy award winning actor Al Pacino, who had a longtime wish to don the character of Napoleon, is now getting a chance to play the French emperor in an on-screen adaptation of children's book.

Deepa Mehta makes film on Midnight's Children
Known for her daring choice of subjects in filmmaking, director Deepa Mehta has now taken up yet another challenge that of adapting Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children into a film.

Pitt-Aniston meet angers Jolie
After rumours that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's relationship had hit a rocky patch, recent reports claim that a date between Pitt and his former wife Jennifer Aniston has rubbed Jolie's wounds again.

April 09, 2009
Noted filmmaker Shakti Samanta dies
Noted Hindi filmmaker Shakti Samata on Thursday passed away after a brief illness. He was 83. "He passed away at around 5 pm at his suburban Santacruz residence. He was recovering from a stroke which he suffered over two months ago," a family member said. Samanta had produced box-office hits like Kati Patang, Amar Prem and Aradhana starring Rajesh Khanna. His funeral would be held at Santacruz crematorium at 11 am on Friday, the family member said.

April 08, 2009
Salman Khan's Rs 100 crore musical
The actor will start shooting for the film by T-Series later in August. Anees Bazmee is the director of the big-budget movie.

April 06, 2009
Warner Bros warn Indian producers
In the first of its kind, leading Hollywood studio Warner Bros issued an advertisement in a newspaper stating that no one has the right to remake their film, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, in Hindi.

April 03, 2009
Why Bollywood is on strike
This Friday's release 8x10 Tasveer may be the last release in theatres for a while now. Movie producers and multiplex owners have not reached a solution regarding revenue-sharing yet, and so the strike starts on schedule, on April 4.

April 02, 2009
'There was a tussle between a gown and sari for Desi Girl'
Manish Malhotra talks about his filmi success, and the new look for the secons season of IPL.

Close shave for Idol 's Anoop Desai
Anoop Desai, popularly known as Anoop Dawg, survived elimination after landing in the bottom three of the hit reality show, American Idol.

April 01, 2009
Is Brangelina saga coming to an end?
Frayed nerves over growing brood is leading to frequent fights between the famous couple.

It's going to be Dr AR Rahman soon
After the double Oscar win, an honorary doctorate awaits the music wizard AR Rahman from the Middlesex University, London.

March 31, 2009
Small is good in Bollywood
Recession has made Bollywood producers think smart.

March 30, 2009
Slumdog Millionaire DVD to reveal new secrets
The DVD offers insights on how the toilet sequence and many others were shot.

March 27, 2009
Freida Pinto: Highest paid actress in India
According to a report in the Daily Telegraph, she has pushed ahead of her colleagues Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, to become the highest paid actress in India.

March 26, 2009
'My wife is being vindictive'
A lot of drama has been going on in Adnan Sami's life off late. The singer had a messy and very public spat with his wife Sabah. Adnan called a press conference to clear the air.

Saif-Kareena's Jehaad runs into trouble
Several artistes and merchants in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA had come forward against Swish Films, which oversaw the production of the film. They claimed that Swish, an Australian firm, has not paid them for their work and services, to the tune of $500,000.

This Monster is ready for take-off!
The 3-D animation film by DreamWorks featuring voices of Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland and Seth Rogan is expected to be a huge hit.

March 22, 2009
Jade Goody dies in her sleep
Terminally ill British television reality star Jade Goody died in her sleep in the wee hours on Sunday, her publicist Max Clifford announced.

March 19, 2009
Yaavarum Nalam , now a TV serial
After news of a Hollywood production house Weinstein Company buying the rights to the script, BIG Pictures (the producers of the Tamil film) have decided to enter unchartered waters by converting the movie plot into a television serial.

Anoop Desai in American Idol top 10
The quiet young lad impressed the judges to stay on for another week with his rendition of Elvis Presley's Always On My Mind.

March 17, 2009
No movie releases after April 3?
In turn, the multiplex owners have replied that they will not agree to the revenue arrangement proposed by the producers.

An unlikely Idol
Master's student. Activist. Folk music researcher. Foodie. Anoop Desai wears many hats, discovers Arthur J Pais.

Memories of the people's Idol
The unstoppable Sanjaya Malakar is back -- with a book.

March 16, 2009
Producers to go on strike after tiff with multiplex owners
Film producers plan to go on an indefinite strike starting April 3, as they could not resolve their differences with multiplex owners over revenue sharing.

Work stopped on Charlie Chaplin's 62-foot statue
Theatre artists, noted film and literary personalities, and members of many progressive groups in Karnataka have decided to go on a dharna on March 17 to protest against the attempts of some local Sangh Parivar leaders in Udupi district to stop the construction work of Charlie Chaplin's 62 foot statue at Baindoor.

Amar Singh to act in Dev Anand's next
Samajvadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh has accepted an offer from Dev Anand to star in the filmmaker's next venture.

March 09, 2009
Watchmen dethrones Slumdog
The comic book movie, which has seen various efforts to bring it to the screen over the last two decades, grossed over the weekend a decent but unspectacular $83 million, nearly 55 percent of it in North America. Slumdog, which was number one film for just one week in its dream run worldwide, made about $18 million. It lost about 35 percent of its box-office clout after having soared to the top amidst post Oscar celebrations.

March 05, 2009
Jai Ho is America's new fitness anthem
Dancing to the tunes of Slumdog Millionaire has become a craze at many fitness and dance schools across the US.

When Freida won Best Actor in college
Tanushree writes in to say that Freida was her batchmate in the English Literature class of 2004-05, in Mumbai's St Xaviers' College. She shares her memories.

March 04, 2009
The number one film in the entire world
This is the second time in Oscar history that a film shot in India has become number one film worldwide; the previous record setter was Gandhi released in 1982. But Slumdog is selling far more tickets than Gandhi.

February 27, 2009
Slumdog blossoms worldwide
Released two weeks ago, it has grossed over $1.2 million, according to trade publications. And now with the eight Oscars it has garnered, the film could become a bigger success not only across Russia but also worldwide.

February 26, 2009
Feroz Khan hospitalised, stable
Nothing is known about the type of ailment for which the actor/director has been admitted.

February 25, 2009
Studied with Freida Pinto?
Some of you readers may have studied with her in school or college. Share your memories of times spent with Freida, maybe in the college canteen, maybe on the school playground, maybe in the neighbourhood where you and she live.

Slumdog unrealistic, says Rushdie
The Booker prize winning author dismissed the film publicly in a speech at Altanta's Emory University, saying it "piles impossibility on impossibility". The writer called the book and movie nothing more than "feel-good" and complained about various portions of the story.

Namesake writer directs John Abraham
Sooni Taraporevala's humourous, fast-paced and life-affirming story of underdogs Little Zizou is scheduled to open on March 13 in India.

Delhi 6 bows to Slumdog power
The weekend results for the film range from being promising to disappointing. It took in India $5.02 million on 945 screens, a decent but unspectacular performance while in the United Kingdom, it grossed a disappointing $160,887 on 43 screens. It fared far better in the Middle East grossing an encouraging $350,000 at 29 locations in its first four days. In the crucial North American market, it took in $600,000 on 90 screens.

February 24, 2009
Slumdog's lessons for Hollywood
Long before the Oscars and many other awards Slumdog Millionaire received in the last six weeks, director Danny Boyle was emphasizing the importance of smaller distributors and moaning their decline.

Slumdog gets help from friends
As much as the Oscar voters loved Slumdog Millionaire, the film could not have won eight Oscars including the best picture and best director nods had it not been a consistent box-office performer, Hollywood insiders say.

L K Advani wishes Rahman
The whole world is goning ga-ga over Slumdog Millionaire's victory at the 81st Annual Academy Awards. L K Advani congratulated the team for winning eight Oscars.

Slumdog : Mumbai is really like that
Aarti Iyer is proud to take her American friends to see Slumdog Millionaire.

Obama wants to see Slumdog
"I don't know if he has seen Slumdog Millionaire. I know he wants to," White House spokesman, Robert Gibbs, told reporters during the course of his daily press briefing.

February 23, 2009
Sing O Saya !
O Saya was nominated at the 81st Annual Academy Awards for its brilliant lyrics and music, by A R Rahman and M.I.A. The song didn't win, but it's still really worth a listen. If you want to sing along, here are the lyrics.

Sing Jai Ho !
A R Rahman has bagged two Oscars this year, and this is one of the reasons. His song, Jai Ho, for Slumdog Millionaire, penned by Gulzar, sure reads like a winner. Sing along.

How India shone at the Oscars
With two of the three Oscar-nominated songs being in Hindi and performed with colourful and vigorous Bollywood dances, and with Rahman invoking in Tamil a saying about divine greatness, the proceedings at times looked like a Bollywood event held in Los Angeles.

'Rahman has put the Indian film industry on the world map'
As A R Rahman and Resul Pookutty scripted history by picking up three Oscars for Slumdog Millionaire, members of the film fraternity here joined voices to applaud the enviable feat achieved by the duo.

'God is great'
This was how music maestro A R Rahman reacted to his double-Oscar feat. Besides God, the 'Mozart of Madras' also dedicated his Oscars to his "loving" mother Kareema Begum, who was seated among the audience at the Kodak Theatre.

'I dedicate this award to my country'
Resul Pookutty on his Best Sound Mixing Oscar award for his work in SLumdog Millionaire.

Rahman, Resul win Oscars for Slumdog
A R Rahman on Monday created history by becoming the first Indian to win two Oscars for his score in Slumdog Millionaire which swept the Academys, winning eight awards including one for sound engineer Resul Pookutty. The film, named the best at the Oscars, also fetched Danny Boyle the Best Director award, Simon Beaufoy best Adapted Screenplay and Anthony Dod Mantle the best Cinematography award. The rags-to-riches drama was also awarded for best Editing

February 21, 2009
Raja Sen's Oscar predictions
The 81st Annual Academy Awards, if trends are anything to go by, seem to be more or less on the same page with me this season, which is a peculiar feeling indeed since I'm used to ranting about the results. However, this year the Academy's likely winners and my who-should-win picks are uncannily mirroring each other, a fact displayed in this list of the nominees. The Academy picks are marked by the [A] sign, my picks are marked by the [R] sign.

February 20, 2009
Will M.I.A. perform from a bed at the Oscars?
There is speculation that Sri Lanka-born rapper Tamilian M.I.A., who gave birth to her first child, a boy, last week soon after she performed at the Grammy Awards, will sing or watch someone else perform her part of the O Saya number.

No Jai Ho at the Oscars
Sukhwinder Singh will not perform at the Oscars this year.

The need for a Dev Patel in the Life of Pi
After Jamal's triumph at the world box-office, isn't it time to finally greenlight the movie about the coming-of-age saga of Pi Patel?

February 19, 2009
Amitabh, SRK patch up?
On Wednesday night, Bachchan visited SRK at his home, Mannat, in Mumbai's suburban Bandra. Shah Rukh had undergone a surgery on Monday, and was discharged the next day.

February 17, 2009
SRK free to go home
Shoulder specialist Dr Sanjay Desai, who performed the surgery on the 43-year-old actor-producer, told PTI that they have permitted Shah Rukh to go home and it is up to him to decide when to leave the hospital. Shah Rukh was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai on Monday to repair the tear in the main muscle of his left shoulder.

SRK recuperating from surgery
Khan had recovered well and had a normal diet.

February 12, 2009
Mira Nair puts down Shantaram, picks up Fundamentalist
The director said that she will turn the post-9/11 novel, set in America and Pakistan, into a thriller, with the writer Moshin Hamid guiding her.

February 10, 2009
Aap Kaa Surroor producer jailed for 7 years
Taneja, under the banner of Elite Entertainment, has been promoting Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai for shows across the United States.

Bhimsen Joshi gets Bharat Ratna award
The award, which was announced after a gap of seven years, was presented to 87-year-old Joshi by an Additional Secretary of the Home Ministry.

Rahman: The rise of the underdog
The musical genius is finally getting his dues, and all because of Slumdog Millionaire.

February 09, 2009
The new woman in Salman Rushdie's life
Now comes word of a relationship with the impossibly long-limbed, strikingly beautiful Pia Glenn, who plays Condoleezza Rice in Will Ferrell's Broadway show, 'You're Welcome, America: A Final Night With George W. Bush.'

Zakir Hussain wins a Grammy
While Slumdog Millionaire picked up seven BAFTA awards in a ceremony in London, the Indian presence was also felt at the Grammy awards with tabla maestro Zakir Hussain winning in the Contemporary World Music Album category for his collaborative album Global Drum Project.

A R Rahman wins BAFTA award for Slumdog
Bolstering its chances for the Oscars scheduled later this month, the film based on India's diplomat-turned author Vikas Swarup's novel went into the ceremony with 11 nominations and won prizes for best film, best director, original screenplay, music, cinematography, editing and sound.

February 05, 2009
Indian voices at the Grammies
Three Indian musicians will vie for a gramophone when the Grammy awards are announced on Sunday in Los Angeles.

KBC crosses the floor to Sony
Channel also acquires rights to Slumdog Millionnaire.

February 04, 2009
'I hated Slumdog Millionnaire '
Telugu director Krishna Vamsi answered questions from his fans during a rediff chat.

Now, a Tamil Slumdog !
Simbu dubs for Dev Patel while S P Balasubramanian dubs for Anil Kapoor in the Tamil version of the hit film.

February 03, 2009
Preity ko gussa kyon aata hai
The actress vented her ire against journalists, especially television news channels, after they broadcast how she disturbed neighbours during her late night birthday party last weekend.

Irrfan Khan's new avatar for television
Actor Irrfan Khan, fresh from the success of Slumdog Millionaire, is busy celebrating.

February 02, 2009
Slumdog races past $ 100 million in box office
For a film that cost a mere $15 million and which is also substantially in Hindi, this is anything but a landmark achievement.

January 30, 2009
Saif-Kareena film in payments controversy
Karan Johar's latest production seems to have come into some trouble. Some crew members in Philadelphia, where the film was shot, have complained that they have not received payment even after the shoot ended.

Adnan Sami warned against abusing wife
A non-cognisable offence has been registered against Pakistani singer Adnan Sami for allegedly harassing and abusing his wife Sabah Galadari at their residence in Lokhandwala, Mumbai, police said on Friday.

January 27, 2009
Slumdog kids exploited?
Slumdog Millionaire might have won accolades the world over but parents of two children starring in the rags-to-riches tale set in Mumbai have accused the producers of exploitation.

January 23, 2009
2-7 odds of Slumdog winning an Oscar
If experts are to be believed, critically acclaimed Slumdog Millionaire is at 2-7 odds of winning the prestigious Academy Award for the Best Motion Picture.

Julia Roberts visits the Taj Mahal
The actress was spotted with her husband Daniel Moder and their children on a sightseeing visit at Taj Mahal that was voted to be among the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2008.

Shekhar Kapur's tribute to 26/11
Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur took up Mumbai's cause, as he penned a moving poem about the terror attack on November 26 last year.

January 22, 2009
Slumdog gets 10 Oscar noms
Slumdog Millionaire bagged 10 Oscar nominations at the 81st annual Academy Awards.

Call for ban on Slumgdog Millionaire
The Goa unit of a Hindu organisation has demanded a ban on the release of Slumdog Millionaire, saying the award-winning film hurts the religious sentiments of the majority community.

January 21, 2009
Defamation case against Rahman, Anil Kapoor
An office bearer of a slum dwellers' body has filed a defamation case against music director A R Rahman and actor Anil Kapoor alleging that the award winning film Slumdog Millionaire calls Indians dogs and slum dwellers slum dogs.

January 20, 2009
Is Akshay India's irritating answer to Adam Sandler?
Foreign media slams Chandni Chowk To China; call Akshay India's irritating answer to Adam Sandler!

January 19, 2009
CC2C disappoints in North America
The much-hyped film -- the first Hindi movie produced by Warner Bros -- grossed an unspectacular $650,000 from the 130 theatres it was released in North America.

January 15, 2009
Slumdog Millionaire bags 11 BAFTA nominations
Slumdog Millionaire was nominated in the following BAFTA categories: Best Film, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Music, Production Design, Sound and Outstanding British Film.

Getting rid of Dev Patel's mom
It was the only way Sulmdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle could get the best out of the actor.

Pirates, don't try copying CCTC
In New York, Warner Bros had hired security guards with night vision goggles and other devices to thwart anyone recording the film.

Film-maker Tapan Sinha passes away
Dadasaheb Phalke award winner and noted film-maker Tapan Sinha died at a hospital in Kolkata on Thursday after a prolonged illness. Sinha, 84, was suffering from pneumonia and septicaemia, hospital sources said. He is survived by a son. His actress-wife Arundhuti Devi died in 1990.

January 14, 2009
Petition against Big B for violating tobacco laws
The Bombay High Court today admitted a petition against Amitabh Bachchan for allegedly violating anti-tobacco laws in Goa.

Taare Zameen Par out of Oscar race
Not to the surprise of many watchers of foreign language Oscar nominations, Aamir Khan's directorial vehicle Taare Zamren Par could not make into the Oscar list. The movie just hasn't been garnering the kind of mainstream reviews and media attention the actor's Lagaan received a few years ago.

Hitting the Ghajini jackpot
Madhu Mantena, Ghajini 's producer, entered the film world almost by chance, and now he has a hit on his hands.

January 13, 2009
Danny Boyle to make another film on Mumbai
It seems British director Danny Boyle has fallen in love with Mumbai while shooting for his award-winning film 'Slumdog Millionaire'. Boyle wants to get back to the city once more to make to make another film.

January 12, 2009
The real Slumdog Millionaires
Money fuels greed - the Satyam scam is proof of that - but for a few lucky winners, television game shows have been a ticket out of poverty and to fame. Abhilasha Ojha speaks to our own slumdog millionaires.

Slumdog : Globes today, Oscars tomorrow?
In addition to being nominated in the best picture, director, adapted screenplay and music categories for the Oscars, Slumdog Millionaire is also expected to be nominated for cinematography, editing and costumes.

January 09, 2009
Sajid Nadiadwala robbed at gun point
The thief -- identified as Prabhat Tripathi -- managed to escape with Rs 7 lakh in cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 30 lakh.

Slumdog is Critics' Choice, wins 5 awards
Slumdog Millionaire has bagged five prestigious prizes including Best Composer award for Indian music maestro A R Rahman at Broadcast Film Critics Association's 14th annual Critics Choice Awards.

December 29, 2008
Ghajini rakes in big money
After Shah Rukh Khan's successful run with Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, it is Aamir Khan who is bringing in all the earnings for Bollywood this year with Ghajini raking in Rs 40 crore in the first four days of release.

December 26, 2008
Saif is in stable condition
Saif Ali Khan, who was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital on Thursday evening after he complained of acute stomach pain, is said to be stable.

December 24, 2008
'I realise the power of Indians around the world'
SRK reacts to being listed among the top 50 most influencial men in the world.

Bombay HC refuses to stay release of Ghajini
Aamir Khan's Ghajini will release in theatres on schedule on December 25, as the Bombay High Court refused to stay its release. The hearing has been adjourned until December 26.

December 23, 2008
Anil Kapoor scores over Aishwarya Rai
With his first English language film Slumdog Millionaire shining among the top 10 films of the weekend on three continents, Anil Kapoor, who plays a complicated quiz show host in it, has set a record for an Indian actor.

Rab Ne : Biggest hit of 2008?
In what is being termed as the biggest hit of 2008, based on its first 10-days box office collection, Shah Rukh Khan starrer Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi has managed to collect about Rs 60 crore so far, of which nearly half has come from the overseas markets.

Michael Jackson is fine
Michael Jackson's camp has denied that the King of Pop is suffering from life-threatening lung disease and needs a lung transplant terming such reports as 'total fabrication'.

December 19, 2008
Sreekar Prasad, Deepa Mehta bag Dubai awards
Sreekar Prasad won the Best Editor award for Firaaq while the Best Screenplay award went to Deepa Mehta for Heaven on Earth.

Jagjit Singh performs for city's martyrs
Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh enthralled audiences on December 17 in Mumbai. The houseful show was dedicated to the martyrs who laid down their lives to fight terrorism in Mumbai.

Dev Patel competes with Oscar winners
In what many movie observers believe is one of the biggest surprises in years, Dev Patel, 18, has just been nominated along with Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight), Josh Brolin, (Milk), Robert Downey Jr. (Tropic Thunder) and Philip Seymour Hoffman (Doubt) for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Best Supporting Actor Award.

December 18, 2008
Eddie Murphy to star in next Batman movie
Hollywood actors Eddie Murphy and Shia LaBeouf are the new faces in the upcoming movie of the Batman comic series.

December 17, 2008
Benegal struggles to find producers for Spy Princess
Veteran director Shyam Benegal is having a tough time finding producers for his ambitious project Spy Princess in the recession hit film industry. The film has been adapted from a book of the same name by Sharabani Basu. Noor Inayat Khan, a descendant of Tipu Sultan, was a British-Indian princess who served as a spy during World War II and was captured and shot dead by German forces, who failed to extract any information from her.

Ashok Kumar Foundation helps slain cops
"We will go with Joint Commissioner Rakesh Maria's wife to the 11 policemen's home and personally give the cheque only to the widow," said Bharati, Ashok Kumar's eldest daughter who looks a lot like her il

December 15, 2008
Recession hits Bollywood
Recession and tight liquidity has forced Bollywood to go in for cost cutting and slowdown on several projects. Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt feels that distributors have been severely hit by the recession.

Rab Ne opens big in North America
The one-man box-office engine called Shah Rukh Khan rode into 105 movie theaters across North America grabbing a powerful $1.2 million estimated gross for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in just about three days.

December 12, 2008
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opens to average response
Theatre and multiplex owners had a reason to smile today with the release of Shah Rukh Khan's much-awaited Rab Ne Bana di Jodi. Cinema halls in the city that have been bearing a deserted look since the terror attack last month, came alive with some audiences.

Pin-up model Bettie Page dead
Cult figure and 1950s pin-up model Bettie Page, who inspired and set the stage for the sexual revolution in America in 1960s, has died of a heart attack. She was 85.

Slumdog gets 4 Golden Globe noms
Slumdog Millionaire, which was orphaned a few months ago when distributor Warner Independent folded into the parent company, consolidated its Oscar nomination chances last week winning a slew of key awards and being nominated for four Golden Globes.

December 11, 2008
How the studious Anushka became SRK's heroine
Kannada actress Andrita Ray remembers Anushka as a soft-spoken girl, who made a mark in her modelling career.

December 10, 2008
Slumdog Millionaire to release in India
After making waves overseas, Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire is all set to release in India in January.

Indian musician bags Grammy nom
Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya, known the world over for his mastery of Hindustani classical music, and more recently his foray into American blues, has bagged the uber-prestigious Best Traditional World Music Album nomination for the 51st Grammy Awards.

Rahman triumphs at LA Awards
As the nomination for the Golden Globe around the corner, the influential Los Angeles Film Critics Association awards have been just announced, with plenty of surprises and famous snobs for the perennially nominated Meryl Streep and well regarded star Kate Winslett.

December 09, 2008
Phoonk actor takes on the media in next
Sudeep will play an ambitious mediaperson in his next Hindi film, Rann.

December 08, 2008
Meet the filmmaker who can take on Ray
While Satyajit Ray could make only two Feluda films in his lifetime, his son has finished the third one -- Tintorettor Jishu.

December 05, 2008
Theater personality Jaydev Hattangadi passes away
Noted theater personality Jaydev Hattangadi passed away on Friday morning following prolonged illness. He was 60. Hattangadi, who was suffering from cancer for last one year, is survived by his actress wife Rohini and a son, family sources said.

December 04, 2008
Bigg Boss' Raja Chaudhary arrested
The actor is behind bars, as he tried to molest a 23-year-old girl.

December 03, 2008
'Please don't make a film on Mumbai attacks'
Filmmaker Sandeep Ray appeals to his colleagues in the film industry.

'We have to deal with people, who seek our votes'
An accused in the '93 blasts that rocked Mumbai, Sanjay Dutt has worked hard towards his transformation. He now hopes that the lessons of the terror attack would compel the government to do the same.

'I'm angry. Really angry'
Like the scores of people who lost family and friends to the terror attacks in Mumbai on November 24, actor Ashish Chowdhury is in shock. The actor lost his sister and brother-in-law on that fateful day. Now as the city limps back to normal, a grief-stricken Ashish breaks his silence. Here is what he has to say.

December 02, 2008
Mumbai will recover, says top director
Danny Boyle, the director of the film Slumdog Millionaire, which is set in Mumbai, paid homage to the Indian city after his film bagged top honour at the British Independent Film Awards.

December 01, 2008
Terror hits Bollywood in big way
Last week's collections hit a new low at the box office.

'No bad intention in taking along RGV, Riteish'
Brushing aside the criticisms on filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma being part of his entourage to the terror-hit Taj hotel and other sites, Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Monday said there was "no bad intention in it".

Live Earth concert in Mumbai cancelled
The terrorist attacks in Mumbai have claimed another victim. And this time its not a person but a show. The upcoming India Live Earth concert, scheduled to rock Andheri, Mumbai on December 7 has been cancelled.

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi to release on time
The film will not be postponed due to the terror attack on Mumbai.

'The blood of other people saved me'
Smeared with the other people's blood, Joey Jeetun laid completely still, fooling the terrorists who mistook him for dead.

Slumdog Millionaire wins British film awards
Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, an art house hit in America and Canada and which will roll out of across the United Kingdom next month, grabbed a trio of top awards at the British Independent Film Awards. The film, which is slowly adding extra theatres each week, was No 11 on the North American box-office chart for the weekend, earning $1.36 million, taking its total to $3.6 million. It is in 49 theatres, having added 17 over the weekend.

November 28, 2008
'My friend was hiding under two corpses'
Bhairavi Goswami on how she closely missed being held hostage in Trident hotel, even as her friends were not as lucky.

Bachchan, Aamir blog about Mumbai attacks
The feeling of helplessness and shock in Bollywood over the Mumbai terror attacks was evident in the blogs of actors Amitabh Bhachchan and Aamir Khan, two of the most prolific bloggers of Mumbai's film industry.

Shaken Bachchan sleeps with gun under pillow
He may have acted as an outlaw umpteen times on the screen but the terror attacks in Mumbai were enough to shake Amitabh Bachchan up who kept his revolver under his pillow while going to sleep.

'Bigg Boss is a famous voiceover artist'
Bigg Boss housemate, Rahul Mahajan chatted with his fans during a Rediff chat.

November 27, 2008
Mumbai terror strikes: Film industry in shock
The film industry on Thursday expressed a deep shock over the nightmare that unfolded on Wednesday night as terrorists targeted various important ocations in Mumbai. The industry people also appealed for sanity and called for unity after one of the biggest terrorist strikes rattled the country's financial and dream city.

Mumbai terror hits film, television shoots
The terror attacks in the metropolis have cast shadow on the film and television industry where several shootings have been cancelled. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was shooting for Teen Patti till November 24 in Ballard Estate, Capital cinema, Horniman Circle and Kitab Mahal areas, which are in the vicinity of Mumbai CST station, one of the key sites of the attack, described the situation as "terrible".

November 26, 2008
Abu Salem: Monica is my wife
Life behind bars has not dimmed underworld don Abu Salem's attraction towards actress and former lover Monia Bedi as once again he publicly said that she was his wife, a claim which has been refuted by her on several occasions.

'I love fighting'
Bigg Boss runner-up Raja Chaudhary had a whale of a time when he got to chat with his fans.

November 25, 2008
'I have many reasons to feel happy about Oye Lucky! '
Abhay Deol is serious about taking a sabbatical from Mumbai and continue taking art courses in New York, looking to work with great scriptwriters, and find out how he should handle his movie career. Right now he is excited about two of his films that are to open soon -- Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! and Dev D, a modern version of the tragic Devdas legend; he gets the script concept credit for the latter film directed by Anurag Kashyap.

'I have many reasons to feel happy about Oye Lucky! '
Abhay Deol is serious about taking a sabbatical from Mumbai and continue taking art courses in New York, looking to work with great scriptwriters, and find out how he should handle his movie career. Right now he is excited about two of his films that are to open soon -- Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! and Dev D, a modern version of the tragic Devdas legend; he gets the script concept credit for the latter film directed by Anurag Kashyap.

Yuvvraaj is a pauper in North America
Subhash Ghai's bad luck continued in the lucrative North American territory where his Yuvvraaj grossed a meager $264,000 on 77 screens in three days.

November 24, 2008
Rock on!! script to be a part of Oscar Library
After Samir Karnik's Heroes, its now the turn of Farhan Akhtar starrer "Rock On!!" to find a place in the Oscar's library. Ritesh Sidhwani, producer of Rock On!! said that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has asked for the script of his musical romance for the Oscar's Library.

TV workers end strike
The television strike has finally come to an end as workers reported back to work on Monday. Shooting in all the studios began in full swing and producers are hoping to telecast new shows as soon as possible. Speaking to rediff.com, Dinesh Chaturvedi, General Secretary of Federation of Western India Cine Employees said, "We all are back to work and there is no problem now. Shooting has begun everywhere."

November 22, 2008
Ashutosh Kaushik wins Bigg Boss
The Dhaba owner from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh Ashutosh Kaushik was named winner of Bigg Boss Season two on Saturday at a star-studded finale. He takes home prize money of Rs 1 crore.

November 21, 2008
Michael Jackson converts to Islam
He has changed his name to Mikaeel.

November 20, 2008
Maharashtra ban on Deshdrohi upheld
The Maharashtra government has upheld the ban on the Hindi film, Deshdrohi. The ban was imposed on the film two days before its release last week, as the Mumbai police found the content objectionable.

Paresh Rawal gets 'triple' Lucky !
Paresh Rawal talks about his triple role in Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye.

Lisa Ray's lesbian act!
The lovely actress will be seen in Shamin Sharif's A World Unseen and I Can't Think Straight, releasing in November.

November 19, 2008
Veteran Tamil film villian M N Nambiar dead
Nambiar was suffering from age-related ailments for the past four months and breathed his last at his residence, family sources said.

Television industry workers' strike called off
Confirming an end to the 10-day stand-off between workers and producers, Federation of Western Cine Employees (FWICE) chief Dharmesh Tiwari said that the agreement details would be revealed later.

Warrant out for Suniel Shetty
Non-bailable warrant was issued by a local court against bollywood star Suniel Shetty for not appearing before it in a cheque bounce case filed by a city-based shop owner.

November 17, 2008
Re-living the Komagata Maru tragedy
Akshay Kumar will play a brave Sikh in the 1914 Komagata Maru ship tradegy.

Slumdog Millionaire sold out!
Slumdog Millionaire not only getting the some of the best reviews in recent years but also doing brisk business in arthouses. The Danny Boyle directed film, focusing on three slum children in Mumbai and their tryst with fate as grown-ups, grossed a highly promising $420,000 in just five days in 10 theatres in North American cities.

Will the Khans save Bollywood?
If Bollywood's three forthcoming films starring Aamir Khan, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan in Ghajini, Yuvvraaj, and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, respectively, become commercially hit then 2008 may prove to be a good year for the Hindi film industry, especially at the time of the economic slowdown.

November 14, 2008
Shilpa Shetty out of action
Shilpa Shetty injured her wrist and has been advised three month's rest by her doctor. The actress has no clue as to what caused the injury.

' 8 is absolutely inoffensive to Islam'
The film's director, Mira Nair said it offers the directors' views on the eight Millennium Development Goals adopted in 2000 by the United Nations that include eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, reducing child mortality, combating AIDS and promoting gender equality.

November 13, 2008
No more fat paychecks for Bollywood stars
Corporates who joined the industry to make fast moolah have over-estimated and stretched themselves by offering actors huge pay cheques without realizing how they are supposed to recover the cost in the event the films bomb.

' Dasvidaniya will change your mind about Indian films'
Vinay Pathak chatted with his fans about his latest film, Dasvidaniya during a Rediff chat recently.

November 12, 2008
Maharashtra bans anti-North Indian film Deshdrohi
The Maharashtra government has banned the film, Deshdrohi, for two months in the state, fearing a breakdown in law and order. It is learnt that the film producer will move the court against the ban.

Making Slumdog Millionaire truly Indian
Here's why Slumdog Millionaire's Loveleen Tandon deserves the credit of co-director, something that is an extraordinary thing in Hollywood.

November 11, 2008
Bond film, Madagascar exceed expectations
The distributors for Quantum of Solace as well as Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa told trade publications that the movie grosses exceeded their expectations.

November 10, 2008
Get ready to watch only re-runs!
Bad news for television viewers. From Monday onwards, all the entertainment channels will be beaming re-runs of their favourite soaps. The decision came after workers from different unions stuck to their demands for wage settlement against television producers who failed to keep their promise on wage hike.

'I plan to stick to Kannada films'
Golden star Ganesh who has given back to back golden jubliee films like Mungaru Male, Hudugaata, Cheluvina Chiththaara, Chellaata and Galipata, chats with Rediff readers.

November 07, 2008
Court says no to Kyunki
A division bench of Bombay High Court today dismissed the appeal filed by the producer of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi seeking to stay the termination notice served by the television channel Star TV, on which the serial airs.

'Creativity starts with clothes'
Kannada film industry's leading star Upendra, a man with multi talents having acted, directed and written many movies. He spoke to his fans on rediff chat.

Madagascar gang is back
Though it is not as witty as the first two Shrek films, nor emotionally stirring as Finding Nemo, the kid pic Madagascar, Escape 2 Africa could fire up the box office in a big way before the new James Bond flick Quantum of Solace, already a solid hit abroad, arrived in North America November 12.

Get ready to watch Midnight's Children
India-born author Salman Rushdie and Indian Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta will collaborate to produce a movie based on his prize winning novel Midnight's Children.

November 06, 2008
'All my friends have gone'
Music composer Ravi pays tribute to B R Chopra.

Balaji's last ditch effort to save Kyunki
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, the cult serial by Ekta Kapoor, is supposed to end tonight, but the courtroom drama is not over. Balaji, the producer, has filed an appeal against single judge's order.

No birthday celebrations for Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan's birthday on November 7 is a day of celebration for his fans. But this year, the actor has urged them not to skip the celebrations. In a letter addressed to all the members and card holders of "our welfare association," the actor appealed to them to "refrain" from any celebration. The reason he says is that "an individual's birthday loses credence or importance when genocide is practiced in our neighbouring island with renewed vigour."

November 05, 2008
Goodbye, Mr Chopra
Substance was the hallmark of B R Chopra's films but the legendary filmmaker who passed away here today at the age of 94 always felt that the rise of money and stardom have vitiated the image of Indian cinema.

Desi films all set to rock New York
With two directors -- Mira Nair and Deepa Mehta -- whose films have been nominated for Oscars, and with the veteran actress Shabana Azmi and the relatively younger Preity Zinta joining the celebrities, the eighth edition of the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival opens on Wednesday in New York.

From Munnabhai to Sattarbhai!
Munnabhai is back with his 'Gandhigiri' but this time he is in a fresh avatar of 'Sattarbhai' for the upcoming film EMI. Sattarbhai, played by Sanjay Dutt in the film, is a loan recovery agent who works for various banks and other multinationals.

B R Chopra passes away
Noted Bollywood filmmaker, B R Chopra passed away early on Wednesday morning at his home in Mumbai. He was keeping ill for quite sometime due to age related disease.

November 04, 2008
How Chandni Chowk To China beat Mission Impossible
Rohan Sippy, director of Bluffmaster, was given permission to shoot on The Great Wall of China for his Chandni Chowk To China, something -- he claimed at a press meet in New York October 31 -- Mission Impossible was not allowed to do.

'There is no one worthy enough to win Bigg Boss '
Another Bigg Boss evictee Debojit Saha chats with his fans about his experiences on the reality show.

November 03, 2008
Curtains for Kyunki on November 6
It will be curtains for the popular Hindi TV serial 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kahi Bahu Thi' this Thursday after the Bombay High Court on Monday declined to stay the termination notice served by Star TV to the producers of one of India's longest running soaps on the small screen.

Animated Chandamama to hit big screen soon
Popular children's magazine Chandamama would be out on big screen soon. The monthly has tied up with Thiruvanthapuram-based Toonz Animation Ltd to produce a full length animated feature film.

'I am open to Bollywood offers'
Picture this, 007 agent Daniel Craig shaking a leg to a Bollywood song and belting out trademark Hindi dialogues. This might no longer sound unreal as the new Bond has shown eagerness to make a debut in Bollywood. "I am open to offers from India but unfortunately till now nothing has been put across me by the film fraternity of India," Craig told PTI in an email interview.

Shriya's Hollywood debut a dud
Shriya Saran, making her Hollywood debut, received a handful of flattering reviews over her Hollywood hunk co-star Jesse Metcalfe. Bu the film The Other End of the Line received mostly negative reviews. Worse, it was also a box-office disaster.

October 31, 2008
'American films would make fun of India'
Scriptwriter Tracey Jackson talks about The Other End of the Line starring Jesse Metcalf and Shriya Saran, and why the Amrican way of looking at India should change.

October 29, 2008
Saif, Farhan to perform in Mumbai
Saif Ali Khan is putting his guitar skills to good use. The actor is one of the musicians who will be performing at the Rock On concert in Mumbai on October 31. Organisers Farhan along with Arjun Rampal, producer Ritesh Sidhwani and Priya Dutt, said that the proceeds of the concert which will be held at the MMRDA grounds, will go to the children affected by the recent floods in Bihar.

October 27, 2008
Preity Zinta declared best actress at Chicago film fest
Preity Zinta, whose performance in Deepa Mehta's Heaven on Earth, received warm reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, has won the Silver Hugo Award for best actress at the 44th edition of Chicago International Film Festival. The jury praised her 'for her strong yet subtle performance as a woman struggling to keep her dreams despite brutal realities.'

Jennifer Hudson offers reward for safe return of her nephew
American actress/singer Jennifer Hudson has offered a 100,000-dollar reward for the safe return of her seven-year old nephew, who went missing after the brutal murder of her mother and brother on October 24. Officials have issued an AMBER alert, and Hudson has also issued a plea for help in finding her nephew Julian King.

October 24, 2008
Abhi-Ash visit Kedarnath shrine
Abhishek Bachchan along with his actress wife Aishwarya Rai and mother Jaya Bachchan visited the Kedarnath shrine and offered prayers to Lord Shiva in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand on Friday.

Heaven on Earth to open New York fest
With the works of veteran film makers such as Shyam Benegal (Bose, the Forgotten Hero) and Deepa Mehta (Heaven on Earth), as well as first-timers such as Sooni Taraporevala (Little Zizou), the 2008 edition of the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival in New York has a menu of beguiling features and documentaries to suit all tastes.

October 23, 2008
'I want to act with Rajnikanth'
Ashta Chamma's bubbly actress spills all to her fans during a chat on Wednesday.

October 22, 2008
Ash-Abhi to resume shooting after Diwali
After a break of three weeks, Abhishek Bachchan and his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will resume shooting for Mani Ratnam's new film, Ravan, after Diwali.

A film on Karunanidhi
This November Tirukkuvalai, a village in Tamil Nadu will be witness to a film shoot. The film in question is Kalaignar, a biopic on M Karunanidhi, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Incidentally, the village was chosen as it is the birth place of the CM.

'I won't join politics'
Telugu superstar Venkatesh talks about his films and more on the Rediff Chat.

October 20, 2008
Bal Thackeray praises Salman Khan
Through his newspaper Saamna, Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray praised Salman and his father Salim Khan for their secular views.

Why we can't ignore A R Rahman
Shy guy A R Rahman sheds some of his legendary reticence as he prepares to promote a musical reality show on television.

October 16, 2008
Amitabh to be discharged soon
Amitabh Bachchan's condition is stable and he is likely to be discharged in two to three days, doctors attending on the Bollywood superstar, who was admitted to a hospital on Saturday, said on Thursday.

October 15, 2008
Bachchan put on liquid diet
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is undergoing treatment in the Lilavati Hospital for abdominal pain, is recuperating and is on a liquid diet, a hospital spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Are you good enough for this show?
Maverick music maestro AR Rahman's journey through fifteen states of India hunting for music talent will be aired on Doordarshan early this December.

It just keeps on getting better and better for Iron Man
Paramount Pictures which had a strong summer season -- with Iron Man, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and Kung Fu Panda -- is enjoying an extraordinary success with the multiple versions DVD sale of Iron Man. According to the box-office tracking The-numbers.com, the DVD sets grossed $93 million in North America in the first week.

Aamir Khan as Kishore Kumar?
If everything works out smoothly, Aamir Khan might play the role of late singer actor, Kishore Kumar in a movie by Percept Pictures. The company has even gotten a go-ahead from the singer's wife, Leena Chandarvakar.

October 14, 2008
Amitabh Bachchan is recovering
Big B is definitely improving and the doctors are happy with this. The Bollywood icon has thanked his fans for their good wishes and prayers, the spokesperson added. The hospital has, however, declined to comment on reports that Bachchan is likely to be discharged today.

Does SRK deserve Malaysian award?
A state award to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has stirred up a hornet's nest here with local artists protesting the decision saying the star did not deserve the title. The President of the Artistes Association of Malaysia Mustapha Maarof said Khan did not deserve the award. The Association said it would hand a letter to the Ministry of Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage stating that the award by Malacca state was "irrelevant".

' Goa is a movie in the American Pie genre'
One of the brightest Tamil directors after the unprecedented success of his first film, Chennai 600028, Venkat Prabhu got candid with his fans during a rediff.com chat.

October 13, 2008
Big B still in hospital; condition stable
Doctors at the hospital in suburban Bandra, where the actor is admitted, said the abdominal pain which Bachchan was suffering from, has been relieved due to the medicines he has been taking over the past two days. He is responding to the medication being administered and is likely to be discharged in the next two to three days, they said.

October 12, 2008
Big B stable, say doctors
Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan, who is undergoing treatment for abdominal pain at Lilavati hospital, is in a stable condition and the tests conducted on him do not suggest any abnormality, doctors attending on him said on Sunday.

October 11, 2008
Dad's responding to treatment: Abhishek
"My father has intestinal problems and is doing well now. He is responding well to the medicines," actor Abhishek Bachchan told reporters outside Lilavati Hospital on Saturday

October 10, 2008
Akshay in Deepa Mehta's next?
Deepa Mehta plans to make an ambitious film on the 1914 Komagata Maru tragedy that demonstrated the racist policies of the then Canadian Government.

' Hello is a masala film with soul'
Fans of Chetan Bhagat got a chance to discuss the writer's bestsellers like Five Point Someone, One Night @ A Call Centre, The 3 Mistakes of My Life and a movie, Hello based on one of his novels, during a chat on Wednesday.

October 08, 2008
Harbhajan upsets Sikh community
Gyani Gurbachan Singh, the Jathedar Akal Takht (highest Sikh temporal seat), expressed shock over the behaviour of Sikh cricketer Harbhajan Singh, who danced on television dance show, Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena with Mona Singh, wearing a tilak and dressed as Ravana.

October 07, 2008
Ash, Abhishek to shoot in Kerala
Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's new film with Mani Ratnam -- tentitively called Ravan -- will be shot in the jungles of Kerala. The couple are already on location, one week after the former's film Drona premiered in Mumbai.

Irrfan Khan to play Chambal Valley dacoit?
UTV Spotboy plans to make a film on the life and times of Pan Singh Tomar, who was an icon for budding Indian athletes for his outstanding achievements in sports, especially his gold medal in the Asian Games, before he became a fugitive.

October 06, 2008
Karan Johar on his next SRK-starrer
The shooting for Shah Rukh Khan-starrer, My Name Is Khan, will begin on December 15 in Los Angeles, Karan Johar writes on his blog.

Shakti Kapoor defends son
Shakti Kapoor defended his son Siddhant -- who was detained by the Mumbai police after being caught during a raid at a rave party -- and stated that he was innocent.

Mamma Mia! crosses $500 million worldwide
The film, which cost just about $60 million (one third the budget of The Dark Knight) crossed $500 million mark worldwide this weekend, and with several territories including Japan to open in the next few months, the musical could end its run with $600 million worldwide.

October 03, 2008
Bollywood workers strike called off
After three days of strike, Bollywood's junior artistes and workers have agreed to report back to work from Saturday. The strike was called off after producers met the demands of the union workers on Friday evening.

Abhishek-Ash in Abhimaan 2
After Hrishikesh Mukherjee immortalised the classic couple of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya in Abhimaan, Rajiv Menon, ace cinematographer of many Mani Ratnam films (Guru and Bombay), is planning to repeat history by casting Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in a film loosely based on the 1973 hit. Abhishek himself confirms this development.

October 01, 2008
Big B hails Mumbai police for nabbing SMS culprit
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has hailed Mumbai police for acting swiftly in nabbing the culprit who sent him a death threat on his mobile.

Bollywood workers go on strike
Bollywood junior artists and workers have launched a non-cooperation movement on Wednesday morning thereby affecting shootings in Mumbai. The workers are demanding better wages and settlement of dues.

September 30, 2008
Naseer-Om Puri-starrer Shoot On Sight sinks
Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri are getting plenty of praise for their work in the thriller, Shoot On Sight, but the film itself isn't going anywhere, especially in America.

Aamir's wife to direct Pratiek Babbar
Aamir Khan's wife Kiran Rao seems to have found a liking for Pratiek Babbar, son of Raj Babbar and the late Smita Patil. Kiran will direct the young actor in her directorial debut.

September 29, 2008
Saif apologies to the media
Saif Ali Khan has issued an apology for his spat with the media on the sets of his yet-untitled film in Patiala, Punjab, on Sunday.

Saif in trouble after tiff with photo journalists
picture was on.

September 28, 2008
Singer Mahendra Kapoor passes away
Kapoor was a heart patient and earlier too had suffered a stroke. He was also suffering from a kidney-related ailment.

September 26, 2008
After Dilip Kumar, Shashi Kapoor admitted in hospital
After thespian Dilip Kumar, it was veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, who was admitted to a private hospital in Delhi for 'medical attention.'

Bachchan takes on terrorism
Amitabh Bachchan has sympathised with slain police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, who was killed by terrorists in Batla house, Jamia Nagar, in New Delhi, when his team raided their hideout

Dilip Kumar admitted to hospital
The 86-year-old thespian was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Indraprasth Apollo Hospital late Thursday night, hospital sources said.

September 23, 2008
Big B's first international film?
documentary March of the Penguin. The actor who is in Paris wrote on his blog that he may give his consent to the project which will be made in English.It will be produced and directed by the french makers who made March of the Penguin. The new film will be set in India and France.Perhaps work starts next year end.

September 22, 2008
Hari Puttar wins over Harry Potter
The Delhi High Court gave the green signal for the release of Hindi film, Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors, which had run into a controversy over allegations that its name was similar to the Warner Bros' Harry Potter series.

Amitabh: TZP is most deserving for Oscars
The film industry praises Aamir Khan's directorial debut Taare Zameen Par, as it goes to the Oscars next week.

Sanjay Dutt's Lamha with Bipasha
After much delay, Sanjay Dutt's film Lamha will go on the floors next month. The film, also starring Bipasha Basu and Kunal Kapoor, had run into problems, as the lead actors did not have dates to dole out for this film.

September 20, 2008
Taare Zameen Par is India's entry to the Oscars
Actor Aamir Khan's debut directorial venture Taare Zameen Par, a sensitive story of an eight-year-old dyslexia child, was selected as India's entry to the foreign language category for Oscars at the 81st annual Academy awards.

September 17, 2008
How RGV became a director!
We have seen Ram Gopal Varma's films, and know of his talent. But how many of us actually know how he became a director? Did you know, for example, that RGV was an engineer before he became a director? And that had he accepted a well-paying job in Nigeria, he would have never become a director!RGV writes about his early days in his blog. We quote.

September 16, 2008
SRK's Billo Barber postponed
The much awaited Shah Rukh Khan film, Billo Barber has been postponed to next year. The film, which was slated to release on November 7 has been postponed to January next. The reason, according to sources, is that some portions of film are still to be shot and therefore a decision was taken to postpone it.

Dostana's album out soon
The wait is finally over. The music of Karan Johar's latest film Dostana is releasing on September 30. The film is directed by Tarun Mansukhani and produced by Karan Johar. Post Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Karan has taken a backseat in the company and is concentrating more on producing films of which Dostana is the first to hit the screens.

' Heaven On Earth is not a negative story'
Deepa Mehta certainly does not want her effigies burned by the Punjabis, especially in Canada. She says her newest film Heaven on Earth, which follows the abused life of a newly wed Indian bride Chand (Preity Zinta) in Canada, is specific to a community but it has universal appeal.

September 15, 2008
Katrina, John's New York trip
Katrina Kaif's new film with John Abraham has been tentitively titled New York. The film also stars Neil Nitin Mukesh of Johnny Gaddar fame.

September 11, 2008
McCartney planning to wed an heiress
Sir Paul McCartney may be in the final stages of a plan to marry Nancy Shevell, with the American heiress said to be finalising her divorce from husband Bruce Blakeman. According to reports, the conclusion of the divorce would leave the way open for forty-seven-year-old Shevell and McCartney to wed, and the former Beatle is expected to announce his engagement once the separation is complete.

Raj Thackeray: I accept Amitabh's apology
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena supremo Raj Thackeray has accepted Amitabh Bachchan's apology, and said that he will take back his agitation against the Bachchan family.

September 10, 2008
'We are ready for the punishment'
Amitabh Bachchan addressed a press conference on September 10 to clear the air about the controversy that erupted after his wife Jaya's comments at the Drona music launch. He also announced that his new film, The Last Lear, would release as per schedule this week despite Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Raj Thackeray calling for a ban on all Bachchan movies in Maharashtra.

When Amitabh had a sleepless night
'We never have and never can look at Maharashtra with disrespect,' Amitabh wrote in his blog.

September 09, 2008
Oscar buzz for Anil Kapoor-starrer
Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, starring Anil Kapoor and Dev Patel, gets terrific reviews at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival.

Do not provoke Maharashtrians, Bal Thackeray tells Jaya
In a sharp reaction to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan's controversial remarks on Marathi, Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray on Tuesday asked her not to provoke Maharashtrians, saying it was Mumbai that gave identity to the Bachchans bestowing fame when they were an "unknown commodity".

Sena targets King Khan
After MNS Chief Raj Thackeray's attack on Jaya Bachchan over her alleged anti-Marathi remarks, Shiv Sena has now targeted Bollywood 'badshah' Shah Rukh Khan for his Delhi origin. "Shah Rukh says he is a Dilliwala. If you are from Delhi, then why have you come to Maharashtra," Sena Chief Bal Thackeray said in an editorial in party mouthpiece Saamana on Tuesday.

Jaya Bachchan apologises for controversial remark
Bowing down to pressure, Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday apologised for her remark about speaking in Hindi, which had invited the wrath of both the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. "I am very sorry if I have hurt the sentiments of Marathi speaking people in Mumbai and Maharashtra," Jaya said in an interview to Mumbai Mirror.

September 08, 2008
Raj Thackeray: Boycott Bachchans
Maharasthtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has stated that the party will not allow the release of films starring the Bachchans until Jaya Bachchan tenders an unconditional apology over her alleged anti-Marathi remarks.

Nandita Das goes to Telluride film fest
The Telluride festival -- held a week before the much larger event in Toronto, heralds the beginning of the fall film season in North America, showing a small selection of films -- Hollywood and international -- a number of which end up creating the buzz for the Oscar season.

' Har Pal will be a super hit'
Shiney Ahuja got a chance to chat with fans one on one on Friday last. For those who missed the chat, here's what transpired.

September 05, 2008
Salman Khan to help Bihar flood victims
Salman Khan will perform in a charity show to help the victims of Bihar floods. The show will be organised in October by Wizcraft event management company at Mumbai's Andheri Sports Complex.

SRK, Aamir, Hrithik get together for MTV
The films will be announced on September 9. Ashish Patil, General Manager, MTV India, will make the announcement.

'Working in Marathi film was a challenge'
Tagore, who is making her debut in Marathi film opposite actor-filmmaker Amol Palekar in Samantar (parallel), told reporters that regional cinema has strong roots.

Trouble for Sanjay Dutt's next on Charles Sobhraj?
Sanjay Dutt's film, Charles & I seems to be embroiled in controversy after Charles Sobhraj threatened to sue the film's producers. The shooting was to start in February next year.

Rajni's Robot is now Enthiram
The Shankar-Rajnikanth Tamil film Robot is now Enthiram. The film is said to be based on the popular writer, late Sujatha's novels En Iniya Iyanthira and Jeeno.

Rajni's Robot is now Enthiram
The Shankar-Rajnikanth Tamil film Robot is now Enthiram. The film is said to be based on the popular writer, late Sujatha's novels En Iniya Iyanthira and Jeeno.

September 04, 2008
Aamir, SRK to perform together?
Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan have never featured in a film together. But if all goes well, the two actors may perform together in SRK's Temptations show in Germany.

September 02, 2008
Star hosts double reality show budgets
With competition rising in the entertainment channel business due to the advent of new players, broadcasters are ready to cough up huge amounts to celebrities in the hope of wooing a more fragmented audience. As a result, anchor rates have doubled and tripled since Bachchan warmed the hot seat. Naturally, the programming cost has shot through the roof.

August 29, 2008
Marathi actress Jayshree Gadkar passes away
Noted Marathi actress Jayshree Gadkar passed away this morning following a brief illness. She was 66.

August 26, 2008
Former secy harasses Priyanka Chopra, arrested
Priyanka Chopra's former secretary Prakash Jaju from Madhya Pradesh for allegedly sending threatening and obscene messages to the actress.

August 25, 2008
Is a black crow hotter than Mallika Sherawat?
In the latest box office battle Mallika Sherawat has lost the battle to a lowly crow and it is Varma who is laughing all the way to the bank.

August 21, 2008
Faisal blames Aamir for Bigg Boss ouster
Faisal Khan approached the High Court seeking a stay on the telecast of the reality show alleging that the contract signed between him, Viacomm 18 media, the newly launched Colors channel and production company Endemol was terminated at the last moment allegedly at the behest of Aamir Khan.

Kuwait bans God Tussi Great Ho
The country's ministry of information decided to impose ban on the movie as it 'reportedly violates teachings of Islam,' a Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC) official told the Arab Times.

Bipasha promises Vijender Kumar a golden date!
The actress told a television channel, Aaj Tak that she is ready to go on a date with Indian boxer Vijender Kumar if he wins a gold medal for India at the Olympics.

This Khiladi wears Levis!
If sources are to be believed the Khiladi is all set to become the brand ambassador of Levi's Jeans, a rather interesting tidbit given the fact that the brand is usually associated with the youth.

August 20, 2008
Announcing the Phoonk winners
The final five will have to watch the film on August 21 at Mumbai's Fame Inorbit Mall at 7 pm. The one who can sit through the horror film, Phoonk, alone in the theatre, will win Rs 5 lakh.

Himesh, the action hero!
The singer surprised everyone on the sets of Karzzz when he performed a number of action stunts that inlcuded jumps and flying kicks ala Bruce Lee -- all in one take!

Singh Is Kinng goes to Toronto festival
The Akshay Kumar-starrer will have a high profile release at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.

August 18, 2008
Ram Gopal Varma to take on the media
In his latest blog post, Ram Gopal Varma claims that he will make a film on the media industry, and expose them.

August 13, 2008
Saif, Darsheel to receive Rajiv Gandhi Award
Actors Saif Ali Khan, Lara Dutta and Darsheel Safary have been named amongst the recipients of this year's Rajiv Gandhi Awards for their contribution to Hindi Cinema. The awards will be presented on August 17 in Mumbai.

August 12, 2008
'I just want to make good films'
Aamir Khan was in Chennai to receive the Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Endowment Award for the best debutant director.

The world laps up Singh is Kinng !
Akshay Kumar's much hyped film Singh is Kinng has raked in Rs 18 crore across India and managed the biggest-ever opening in North America, the UK and the Middle East in the first two days of its release, the production unit claimed.

Isaac Hayes no more
American soul, funk and R & B legend Isaac Hayes was found dead Sunday at his home in Memphis, Tennessee. The Academy Award-award winning musician was 65. His body was reportedly found near a piece of exercise equipment, and no foul play is suspected. Best known for the Oscar-winning Shaft theme song, the talented singer, songwriter and composer was always a music prodigy, even throughout an impoverished childhood.

August 11, 2008
Salman: Shah Rukh and I can't be friends
Ruling out any possibility for patch up with Shah Rukh Khan, actor Salman Khan has said that his relationship with the King Khan was over.

Kuselan flops in Karnataka
While the openings look good at the moment in the state, the coming weeks will tell whether the Rajnikanth starrer will be able to get its distributors their money back.

August 10, 2008
See RGV's Phoonk alone & win Rs 5 lakh
People from across the country can participate by sending Phoonk as an SMS to 57333. A maximum of five contestants will be short-listed from all entries received and then brought to Mumbai to try and test their courage.

August 08, 2008
Court sides with Manoj Kumar over OSO scene
A sessions court today directed Om Shanti Om producer Shah Rukh Khan and director Farah Khan to delete the scene ridiculing veteran actor Manoj Kumar before telecasting the film on Sony Entertainment Television on August 10.

Sikh youth protest against Singh Is Kinng
Sikh youth pelted stones at a local theatre in Amritsar, Punjab, which was screening the film, Singh is Kinng, alleging that the film depicts the community in a distorted manner.

'Ranbir & I are extremely fond of women in Bachna '
Hiten Paintal talks about his film with Ranbir Kapoor, Bachna Ae Haseeno.

Kamal Haasan's Rs 150 crore film!
After the success of his last Tamil film, Dasavathaaram, Kamal Haasan has already started work on his next project titled Marmayogi. The film, which is touted to be Kamal Haasan's answer to Hollywood movies like Gladiator and Braveheart in sheer grandeur, comes at a cost of a whopping Rs 1.50 crores!

August 07, 2008
Imran Khan, the kidnapper?
Promos of the Jaane Na Ya Jaane Tu actor from his latest film -- Kidnap -- will be screened during the premiere of Singh is Kinng. A reliable source informs us that this is the first time we will be seeing Aamir Khan's nephew in a movie after the success of his debut film.

August 06, 2008
Akshay: The real King is Amitabh Bachchan
Akshay seemed to gel very well with Amitabh Bachchan after the Unforgettable tour, where they performed together in Toronto.

August 05, 2008
Katrina: I will work with Salman again
Katrina Kaif refuted reports that she had decided to end her professional relation with beau Salman Khan and said that a good script was the only pre-condition for her to sign a film.

Manoj Kumar files case against SRK, Farah and Sony TV
Yesteryear actor Manoj Kumar on Tuesday filed a case against actor Shah Rukh Khan, producer and director Farah Khan and Sony Entertainment Television seeking to delete a scene from the movie Om Shanti Om. Shah Rukh Khan and Farah Khan had earlier assured Kumar that the scene, which makes fun of him, would be deleted from the movie. However, this did not happen and the movie was screened in all theatres without the deletion of the scene.

Actor sets himself on fire outside Balaji Telefilms
A doctor revealed that he received 40 percent burn injuries. His condition is stable, and he is out of danger at the moment.

Gowarikar wants to work with Salman Khan
"It's a long cherished dream to work with Salman Khan. As soon as I find a script which suits his image, I will approach him," Gowarikar told PTI.

August 04, 2008
SRK to give up smoking?
"I am planning to quit smoking for the sake of my children, who hate to see me smoke," Shah Rukh Khan said, in an interview to the Malayalam daily, Malayalam Manorma.

July 31, 2008
Depp to be next Batman villain?
Johnny Depp is being tipped to be the next Batman villain, taking on the role of The Riddler. Movie bosses are convinced that they will be able to get Depp to take on the role, especially after 'The Dark Knight' broke all records at the box office shortly after its release.

Akshay to rock Vancouver
Akshay will arrive at Vancouver's PNE (Pacific National Exhibition) -- in a helicopter no less -- and give them a concert to remember on August 2. The actor will especially promote his upcoming film, Singh Is Kinng, in the city, which has a large Sikh community.

Relatives demand probe into Ishmeet's death
The death of singing sensation Ishmeet Singh in a resort in Maldives on Tuesday was a case of drowning, a senior doctor said.

July 30, 2008
Prime Minister 'shocked' by Ishmeet's death
The news of Voice of India 2007 winner Ishmeet Singh's death was greeted with shock and disbelief on Wednesday.

Amitabh, Tendulkar in religious film
Vighnaharta Shri Siddhivinayak, a film based on real life experiences of the devotees of Lord Siddhivinayak, will have Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar playing pivotal roles.

Sohni Mahiwal producer passes away
Yesteryear film producer F C Mehra passed away late Tuesday night. He had been ailing for a long time, and passed away in his sleep, according to a family friend.

Ishmeet's Bollywood dream unfulfilled
Ishmeet Singh, who died in a tragic accident in the Maldives on July 29, was to make his debut as a playback singer in Bollywood in the Nana Patekar-starrer Horn Ok! Please.

The Kinng can do no wrong
Singh is Kinng promises to be a success, riding on Akshay Kumar's dream run.

July 29, 2008
Voice of India winner Ishmeet drowns in Maldives
Gurprinder Singh Sodhi, father of 20-year-old Ishmeet, said at their home in Ludhiana that the event management company, which took his son to the Maldives, informed him at around 2000 hours that the singer had died due to drowning in the swimming pool of the hotel where he was staying. The B Com second year student of MNC College in Mumbai had gone to the pool for frolicking, but fell into its deep end leading to his drowning, agencies reported, quoting a hotel official.

Yukta Mookhey to direct?
Her unsuccessful stint as an actress has not dampened the spirit of former Miss World Yukta Mookhey, who will be leaving for New York to fulfill her long cherished dream of 'calling the shots.'

Aamir: I don't need more security
Though terrorists have demanded that the Khans -- and all Muslim actors -- quit Bollywood, the stars are going about their work. Salman, SRK and Aamir are busy shooting, as is another talented Khan, Irrfan.

Winehouse rushed to hospital
Troubled singer Amy Winehouse was rushed to hospital following an adverse reaction to medication on Monday. The Rehab star was taken by an ambulance from her home to University College Hospital in Bloomsbury.

Snoop Dogg to take over Bollywood!
Calvin Broadus Jr, known to the world as Snoop Dogg, makes his Indian debut this summer, with a guest appearance on the title track of the highly anticipated Singh Is Kinng.

July 28, 2008
Bono, the Godfather?
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have reportedly picked U2 frontman Bono to be their new twins' godfather. Jolie gave birth to Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline two weeks ago and the entire family is now spending some quality time at Bono's home in France. A pal of A-list couple reveals that Brad and Angelina think that Bono would be the perfect godparent.

A'bad blasts: Scriptwriter's nightmare comes true
Prashant Pandey, the script and dialogue write of Contract, talks about the similarity between the blasts and a scene from his film.

Forgettable controversies over Unforgettable show
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan might be ecstatic over the success of the inaugural show of his Unforgettable tour at the Rogers Center in Toronto, July 18, but there are conflicting reports about how many people actually watched some of India's biggest movie stars do the Bollywood shimmy.

July 25, 2008
Unforgettable takes toll on Amitabh; falls ill
Just as the Bachchans Unforgettable Tour is picking up steam, the main man behind the tour, Amitabh Bachchan has fallen ill. The actor in his blog, said, 'I have developed a fever and inflamed chest. I am getting attention from all my family members and bloggers.'

July 24, 2008
Karan Johar's next: Wake Up Sid
The film will star Ranbir Kapoor and Konkona Sen Sharma, and will be directed by Ayaan Mukherjee.

July 23, 2008
Christian Bale denies hitting his mom, sister
Actor Christian Bale has denied the allegations of assaulting his mother and sister. The Batman star's mother Jenny, 61, and sister Sharon, 40, have lodged a complaint against him in UK Police station after the actor allegedly hit out at Park Lane's swanky Dorchester Hotel -- where he has a suite.

July 21, 2008
Bringing out the colours in black & white!
Sandip Roy on his black and white film Frozen starring Danny Denzongpa.

Manyata's first husband challenges session court
Sanjay Dutt and wife Manyata have been taken to court again by her ex-husband Meraj Ur Rehman, who has challenged the sessions court order that upheld their divorce.

Police detains Indian Idol 's Amit Paul
Amit Paul, who was the runner up in the last edition of Indian Idol, was detained by the police along with five others, following a scuffle at a pub in Guwahati, Assam, police sources said. The singer was picked up from a pub in the Rajgarh area of the city on Saturday night and was released the next day.

July 18, 2008
Remembering M P Shankar
Shankar, who breathed his last on Thursday in Mysore after waging a relentless battle against bone cancer, was known for his kindness and his trademark frankness. A producer of sixteen films including Gandhada Gudi which still remains one of the best films made in the industry, Shankar took risks by making films on wildlife and forests thereby proving that a good story can make big money at the box office.

Why is Akshay Kumar so angry?
I applaud those backstabbing, insecure people that try and ruin me. I have a huge big blockbuster releasing soon and I swear, I only hear crap like this when certain people feel threatened by me and my work,' he said.

July 17, 2008
Desi days on the Hollywood marquee
It is the first time that a significant number of movies simultaneously showcase Indian origin talent. Some of the films, like The Love Guru, have an actor of Indian origin, in this case Manu Narayan getting his first big break. Other like Brick Lane, a story of immigration angst, adultery and redemption set in London, have a mostly Indian cast.

July 16, 2008
Govinda's damage control exercise
In a damage control exercise, actor-turned-Member of Parliament, Govinda has called a press conference on Wednesday night to clear the confusion after a Mumbai-based tabloid claimed that the actor has a poor attendance record in Lok Sabha, and that it was doubtful whether he attend the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha on July 22.

Amol Palekar to make acting comeback
His new film, tentatively titled Saamantar, is a Marathi movie, which will be directed by him as well. It will co-star Sharmila Tagore.

July 15, 2008
Abhishek to romance Vidya Balan in Pa
Tabu was earlier considered for the role but the makers felt that she would not suit the role.

July 14, 2008
Amitabh Bachchan needs your help!
In his latest blog update, the superstar writes that he wants another name for his new film, tentatively titled Shoebite, and has asked readers to give some suggestions.

It's twins for Angelina, Brad
The Tomb Raider star and partner Brad Pitt are now proud parents of Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline, who were born shortly before 8pm on July 12 after a Caesarean section, revealed gynaecologist Michel Sussmann.

July 11, 2008
Mallika to do a Sridevi in next
She will play Naagin, in a film called Naagin: The Snake Woman, to be directed by Hollywood director, Jennifer Lynch. The film also stars Irrfan Khan, playing a policeman, who tries to pin down the Naagin and destroy her legendary powers.

July 10, 2008
Madhavan to remake Yes Boss in Tamil
Madhavan has not had much luck in Bollywood. His last full-fledged Hindi film, Ramji Londonwale, bombed at the box office. However, his brief appearances in Aamir Khan-starrer Rang De Basanti and Abhishek Bachchan-starrer Guru, were appreciated.

July 09, 2008
Mallika is not in RGV's Contract
A local tabloid recently reported that Mallika Sherawat will star in Ram Gopal Varma's upcoming film, Contract. However, the truth is that the actress is not a part of the film -- she is just a part of some clever publicity.

July 08, 2008
Now, Aamir wants to act with the Big B
Encouraged with the new cordial relations, Aamir Khan has expressed his desire to work with the Big B, to which the senior Bachchan said he will be more than happy to do so.

SRK's qawwali number in Dulha Mil Gaya
Shah Rukh Khan to sing a song for Viveck Vaswani's Dulha Mil Gaya to be directed by Mudassar Aziz.

Jaane Tu wins over Love Story overseas
Several months ago when UTV bought the film Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na for distribution outside India, many people wondered if the seasoned distributor with a lucky streak (Jodhaa-Akbar, Race, Rang De Basanti) was making a mistake.

'For independent artistes, music is dead'
Singer Rabbi seems disillusioned about the music scene in India today. 'I might go up to a Bollywood producer and get into music direction for films simply because I may not have too many options left,' he says.

And the winner is: Jaane Tu
Trade Analyst Vinod Mirani and Taran Adarsh give their verdict of last week's releases: Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na and Love Story 2050.

July 04, 2008
Amitabh: Smita Patil's son was impressive in Jaane Tu
Amitabh Bachchan reviews movie Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na and remembers Smita Patil on his blog on Bigadda.com.

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