By Siddharth Jha, Mumbai, March 30 : Aditi Arya, who is the proud possessor of this year's Femina Miss India World crown, says she always wanted to represent India on an international level and that inspired her to compete in a beauty pageant.
Mumbai, March 30 : Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who was busy shooting in the US for a pilot of American show "Quantico", has wrapped up work on it and she's on her way to Mumbai.
Mumbai, March 30 : Actor Vidyut Jammwal, who is most popular for his work in "Commando", has confirmed he won't be part of filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh's next project, which will be based on the novel "The Devotion of Suspect X", also featuring Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut.
Mumbai, Mar 30 : This is not an industry of irresponsible people but of creativity said Bollywood lyricist Prasoon Joshi.
Mumbai, Mar 30 : Actress Shruti Hassan has said that she has not received any legal notice amid reports that she has been barred by a Hyderabad court to sign new films till her earlier commitment to a southern movie producer was met.
Mumbai, Mar 29 : Actress Deepika Padukone has raised her voice for equality for females in all spheres of life.
By Ashish Kumar Singh, New Delhi, Mar 29 : Indo American singer Mickey Singh recently discussed the importance of rap and fusion music in Bollywood during his visit to New Delhi.
Mumbai, March 29 : After coming out unscathed through all the struggles in his life, actor Hrithik Roshan has nothing but inspiration to offer his fans and says success to him is becoming the best version of one's own self.
By Subhash K. Jha : Film - "Yahaan Sabki Lagi Hai"; Cast - Varun Thakur, Eden Shyodhi and Heerok Das; Co-directors - Tina Bose and Cyrus R. Khambata; Rating - ***
By Uma Ramasubramanian, Mumbai, March 29 : With no blockbusters, and a majority of debacles, the first quarter of 2015 has been disappointing for Bollywood box office, say trade gurus, who believe that small fries like "NH10" and "Badlapur" have managed to earn plaudits and profits.
New Delhi, March 29 : Brazilian model Nathalia Kaur, who recently stepped out of her comfort zone to perform some action-packed stunts in Indian reality show "Khatron ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns", says she has no intentions to take part in any other reality show as of now.
New Delhi, March 29 : "Baby" actress Taapsee Pannu, who has signed up an endorsement deal with skincare brand Everyuth, says the acting profession is a "torture" on one's skin -- but with a mix of right food and liquid intake, she keeps herself glowing.
Mumbai, March 29 : Actress Radhika Apte, who picks content-driven films, says she would not do an item song which objectifies women.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, March 29 : The actor in front of Nawazuddin Siddiqui in "Badlapur" was a relatively inexperienced Varun Dhawan. But balancing out his own experiences with the "Main Tera Hero" actor in "Badlapur" turned out to be a smooth sailing for the National Award winner.
By Natalia Ningthoujam, New Delhi, March 29 : Aditya Roy Kapur, who took the plunge into acting with 2009 film "London Dreams" that featured Ajay Devgn and Salman Khan in lead roles, hopes he doesn't go back to the days when he used to be cast as second lead.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, March 29 : After his memoir "And Then One Day", which has been very well-received by the critics and public alike, veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is now all set to do an encore -- this time an unflinchingly honest expose of people in the film industry.
Chennai, March 29 : Over the course of the next few months, actress Taapsee Pannu, who was last seen in "Baby", will be busy hopping between Mumbai and Chennai to accommodate dates for two new projects that she has signed.
Hyderabad, March 29 : Popular celebrities such as Dia Mirza, Lakshmi Manchu, Regina Cassandra, Adah Sharma and Pranitha Subhash graced the fundraiser event of award winning textile and fashion designer Gaurang Shah's exclusive new collection Noor.
London, Mar 28 : The much-awaited wax statue of Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif has been unveiled at the Madame Tussauds museum in London.
By Durga Chakravarty, New Delhi, March 28 : The Earth Hour, which was observed starting 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, was a reminder to the common man to take time out from busy schedules for the cause of electricity conservation, says Bollywood actor and youth icon Arjun Kapoor, the brand ambassador for the annual activity since two years.
Mumbai, March 28 : After making her debut in live performance at a fest in Pune, Sarah Jane Dias will now take to the stage for 'SPIRO - An MTV Indies Takeover'. She is loving her journey as a songstress.
Mumbai, March 28 : Indian actor Ali Fazal, who features in three scenes of Hollywood film "Furious 7", is upbeat about hosting the India premiere of the movie here on April 1. He plans to call the industry's boy gang.
Mumbai, March 28 : Starring in "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" itself was a privilege for actress Tina Desai, but getting praised by its director John Madden has made her Hollywood stint even sweeter for her.
Mumbai, March 28 : "The Lunchbox" fame director Ritesh Batra is trying to revive Mumbai's Irani cafes with a series of events at select spots in the city.
Mumbai, March 28 : A host of veteran and young Bollywood directors are likely to attend a special screening of Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hollywood project "Broken Horses" here on Monday.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, March 28 : Determined to ensure that his "Bigg Boss 8" victory doesn't go to waste, Gautam Gulati is making an all-out effort to market his popularity in every conceivable way including films. But time management is turning out to be a hassle.
Mumbai, March 28 : Filmmaker Bobby Khan, who roped in Sunny Leone for his movie "Ek Paheli Leela", says many known actors refused to work in it because of the presence of the Indo-Canadian adult film star.
Mumbai, March 28 : "High Heels" hitmaker Jaz Dhami, who is all set to make his Bollywood singing debut after the launch of his latest single "Beparwaiyan", says his father -- Viccar Dhami, lead vocalist of the bhangra band Sangam -- has been his "biggest inspiration" and is "living his dream" through Jaz.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, March 28 : Actress Radhika Apte is content after two back-to-back different entertainers -- Sriram Raghavan's "Badlapur" and Harshvardhan Kulkarni's "Hunterrr". Happy with the praise coming her way, she says she will continue trying to pick unique characters.
London, March 28 : Actress Katrina Kaif has became the latest Indian to be featured at the Madame Tussauds museum here.
Mumbai, March 28 : To many, star kids are the privileged lot in tinsel town, but "Hunterrr" actor Gulshan Devaiah feels "outsiders" like him in the film world have less performance pressure to deal with.
Mumbai, March 28 : Actress Kalki Koechlin is quite impressed with recently released adult comedy "Hunterrr" and says she would love to do a film in the same genre, provided the story is original and different.
Mumbai, March 28 : Actor Arjun Kapoor has showered praise on his contemporary Ranbir Kapoor, calling him the superstar of the current generation.
Mumbai, March 28 : Actor Varun Dhawan, who has scored a critically acclaimed dark and intense performance in "Badlapur", believes that audiences these days want realistic cinema and "not a lot of fantasy" - something that Bollywood movies are known for.
By Kirti Arora, New Delhi, Mar. 27 : Filmmaker Shonali Bose is all set for the release of her upcoming film 'Margarita With A Straw' starring Kalki Koechlin.
By Sonam Kochar, New Delhi, March 27 : Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who is going all his way to promote his upcoming flick 'Detective Boymkesh Bakshi,' stated that this role has been his most honest portrayal of a character in his career so far.
By Sonam Kochar, New Delhi, March 27 : The second day of the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week saw exquisite collection of designers like Hemant and Nandita, Pallavi Mohan, Samant Chauhan, Malini Ramani and Rinka Dhaka.
Mumbai, March 27 : Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Friday told a Mumbai court, conducting his retrial in the 2002 hit-and-run case, that he was neither driving the vehicle at the time of the accident nor was he drunk. The accident killed one and injured four other pavement dwellers.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : There are some trailers that stay with you long after you've seen it! And that's exactly what has happened with Shoojit Sircar's family comedy drama Piku's trailer that went live on You Tube and Facebook on Wednesday night.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : Not very often do you see co-stars being colour coordinated at an event unless it's planned.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : Shonali Bose's award winning film, Kalki Koechlin starrer 'Margarita, with a straw' has been told by the Central Board of Film Certification to follow moral guidelines and make a lot of cuts.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : While cricket fanatics were holding their heart breath over the score of the match during the world cup, Bollywood actor Aditya Roy Kapur has made it a point to ease the tension.
Mumbai, Mar 27: MUMBAI: Actor Salman Khan denied in a court on Friday that he was driving the SUV that ran over sleeping pavement dwellers in the 2002 hit-and-run case.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : Everyone from Zoya Akhtar's cast and crew to her friends has been anxious to watch the trailer of her upcoming release Dil Dhadakne Do.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, who went to the same school, have been in constant touch with their batch mates.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : Bollywood actor Shahid Kaoor, who tasted immense success with his performance in 'Haider' last year, has finally confirmed that he will be getting married this year.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Friday will put up his defence and record statement in the 2002 hit and run case.
Mumbai, March 27 : A Mumbai court, conducting the trial of the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan, on Friday directed the media to report only facts and refrain from discussing merits and demerits of the case.
Mumbai, March 27 : Praveen Morchhale, who is gearing up with his debut venture "Barefoot To Goa", says he managed to rope in legendary singer K.J. Yesudas, to sing a song in his film. The filmmaker says the singer found it "soulful".
Mumbai, March 27 : Actor Abhay Deol says he is choosy about his films and tries to pick original and out-of-the box scripts. Be he says it is tough.
Panaji, March 27 : Goan popstar and Padma Shri awardee Remo Fernandes wanted "right-thinking" couples to kiss publicly on a pre-determined day in the Goa village which has banned kissing in public.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, March 27 : R. Balakrishnan and Amitabh Bachchan's much anticipated third outing "Shamitabh" turned out to be a box office disaster, but they are all set to collaborate a fourth time for yet another clutter-breaking film. The megastar says working with the filmmaker is enjoyable because he offers roles that challenge him.
Mumbai, March 27 : Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says a new legendary villain will emerge out of his crime drama film "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!".
New Delhi, March 27 : What happens when a play is based on the sensitive subject of homosexuality in India and the narrative is seen through the lens of a gay teacher? And what happens when the protagonist's fantastic performance can't salvage a tale that ironically ends up as another stereotypical narrative?
Mumbai, March 27 : Actress Sunny Leone, who will do a cameo on TV show "Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan" on Friday, says mistreating and disrespecting women doesn't make a man "cool", and that it makes him "a monster".
Mumbai, March 27 : Filmmaker Abhik Bhanu has roped in debutante music director Rimi Dhar for his film "Gun Pe Done", and he says he knows he has taken a risk.
Mumbai, March 27 : Members of the film fraternity have condemned social media trolls against Anushka Sharma. While Priyanka Chopra says it's "horrible to see a supportive girlfriend being lynched for a game she just watched", Dia Mirza has called it "disgusting".
By Natalia Ningthoujam, New Delhi, March 27 : Indian women are "so beautiful", says London-based makeup artist Tara Moghaddam and says she is in love with the bright colours of India and would love to do make-up for Indian stars.
Mumbai, March 27 : Actress Anushka Sharma will be seen lip-snycing Geeta Dutt's "Jaata kahaan hain diwane" from 1956 film "CID" in her upcoming romantic-thriller "Bombay Velvet."
Mumbai, March 27 : Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is gearing up for his directorial venture "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", says he can't wait to direct Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film as he has previously not worked with them.