Category: Entertainment

Deepika Padukone loses Teen Choice Award to Gal Gadot

14 August, Los Angeles: Deepika Padukone, who was nominated at the Teen Choice Awards in the category of choice action movie actress, lost the trophy to “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot. Padukone, 31, was nominated for her Hollywood debut “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”, which also starred Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose and Samuel L Jackson. Even, her “Bajirao Mastani” co-star Priyanka Chopra could not bag an award at the event. The 35-year-old actor was nominated in the category of choice movie villain for her Hollywood debut “Baywatch”, which she lost to Luke Evans for his role in “Beauty and...

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It felt weird: Clarke on shooting with Harington for ‘GOT’

7 August, Los Angeles: Actor Emilia Clarke said she and “Game of Thrones” co-star Kit Harington felt weird on the sets of the show when they filmed their first scene together. The 30-year-old actor said it was strange for them to finally work side-by-side on the HBO series after knowing each other for seven years, reported Entertainment Weekly. “Both of us were going, ‘Ah what are you doing on my set!?’ This is weird! Usually you start working on a movie and meet (a co-star) for the first time and you develop chemistry on screen over time. “Here, you...

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Audiences expect me to do my own stunts: Jackie Chan

7 August, London: Action star Jackie Chan believes in doing his own stunts as his audiences expect him to do that. The 63-year-old martial arts expert says using a stunt double would leave his fans feeling disappointed, reported Metro. “I do my own stunts most of the time, that’s what audiences expect from me. I used doubles in a few shots but I do over 90 per cent of my stunts. “But I think action for me is still easy. Doing stunts is what I am best at,” Chan says. However, the “Rush Hour” actor also relies on special...

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Chitwan emerging as popular film shooting destination

Narayan Adhikari 22 July, Chitwan: Chitwan, blessed as it is with natural beauty encompassing the environs of the Mahabharat hills, the Chure hills as well as the Tarai plains, is emerging as a popular film shooting destination of late. With the Narayani river flowing through and the Chitwan National Park, the wildlife sanctuary, to boast about, Chitwan has many attractions as a convenient shooting place for the prospective film producers. Not only natural splendour, Chitwan hosts developed urban spaces to squatter settlements and the residential area highlighting the indigenous nationalities’ culture and ethos. Moreover, it can be reached after...

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‘Game of Thrones’ debut draws record 10.1 million viewers

19 July, Los Angeles: Women dominate Westeros as never before, and it’s the same with the “Game of Thrones” ratings. The HBO drama’s seventh-season premiere last weekend drew a record-setting 10.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen company figures released Tuesday. That eclipsed previous top-rated “Game of Thrones” episodes, including the 8.11 million who watched the season five finale in 2015 and the 8 million who tuned in to that year’s opener. The numbers represent viewers who watched the episodes as they first aired. Many more join the party through streaming and DVR viewings. As the new season opened, Cersei...

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I like rewards more than awards: Salman Khan

14 July, New York:Bollywood actor Salman Khan has never been a favourite at award shows but the superstar has no complains as he said he prefers performing at such ceremonies over receiving an honour. “I have never won an award. I have got some supporting actor award. I like rewards more than awards,” Salman told reporters here at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards press conference last evening. The actor recalled a time when a magazine editor had called him to attend an award show as he was nominated for “Maine Pyar Kiya”. “I was nominated alongside Jackie...

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I aspire to be like my father but I am far from it: Ranbir

10 July, Mumbai:He has tasted immense success in his decade-old career but Ranbir Kapoor believes he has a long way to go before he can match his father Rishi Kapoor’s achievements in cinema. “I want to imbibe a lot of qualities of him like his passion for cinema, hard work that he still puts in for a film after being in the industry for 35 years and his family values,” Ranbir told PTI. The central theme of Ranbir’s upcoming film “Jagga Jasoos” is a father-son story and the actor says his relationship with Rishi is different from the characters’...

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Leading actresses are paranoid as parents: Karan Johar

30 June, Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar said some of the Bollywood actresses are paranoid as parents and he doesn’t want to be like them. Johar recently became the father of twins through surrogacy. “I am playing (the role of) mother and father, I have to the play double role, so it’s even more daunting for me,” Karan told reporters here last night. “I have decided that I am not going to be a hysterical, hyper parent because I see so many of them around me. And especially the leading actresses who become mothers, I think something happens to them,...

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Shah Rukh Khan clocks 25 years in Bollywood

26 June, Mumbai: He came, he dimpled and he conquered. Twenty-five years after Shah Rukh Khan first smiled upon Bollywood, he is still grinning. And he has every reason to. Khan, one of the richest actors in the Hindi film industry, is still going strong as a hero, a quarter of a century after he emerged as a celluloid lover boy in 1992. The 51-year-old actor, whose fans are all ready for his new venture, Imtiaz Ali’s “Jab Harry Met Sejal”, made his Bollywood debut with “Deewana”, where he played the role of a young man called Raja in...

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Happy to be back with Abhishek Kapoor: Sushant Singh Rajput

7 June, New Delhi: Abhishek Kapoor gave Sushant Singh Rajput a dream launch in “Kai Po Che” and the actor, who is in talks with the filmmaker for his next, says he admires the director’s passion for cinema. Abhishek’s last film “Fitoor” did not work at the box office. There were reports of a rift between the actor and the director after Sushant dropped out of the project. Sushant, however, says he is looking forward to reteam with Abhishek after their 2013 movie. “‘Fitoor’ almost happened. But I was waiting to work with Abhishek Kapoor after ‘Kai Po Che!’....

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