Category: Entertainment

Appeal against Salman’s acquittal in Arms Act case to be heard on July 6

21 April, Jodhpur: Arguments on an appeal filed by the Rajasthan government in a sessions court here challenging the acquittal of actor Salman Khan by a trial court in a case against him under the Arms Act will begin on July 6. In response to a notice issued by sessions judge Bhagwan Das Agarwal on March 7, counsels of Khan appeared in the court today and submitted ‘vakalatnama’ (authorisation letter). After accepting the documents, Agarwal listed the matter for arguments on July 6. Khan had been acquitted by the trial court in a case against him for alleged possession...

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Sonu responds to fatwa by shaving off his head after tweet row

19 April, Mumbai: Shave off his head, said a cleric, enraged by Sonu Nigam’s tweet on loud sermons. So the Bollywood playback singer did just that at a press conference he had himself tonsured by a celebrity hairstylist. He had called the press to talk about his tweets on Monday which led to an online furore and a fatwa being issued against him by the Kolkata-based cleric, Syed Sha Atef Ali Al Quaderi. Before hairstylist Aalim Hakim got into the act, Nigam stressed that his tweets were against the use of loudspeakers in morning sermons and not aimed at...

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Salman Khan releases first poster of ‘Tubelight’

19 April, Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan on Wednesday released the first poster of his much awaited movie “Tubelight” directed by Kabir Khan. The 51-year-old actor took to social media to unveil the poster. “Kya tumhe yakeen hai ? Agar tumhe yakeen hai then ‘Back his Back’,” he wrote alongside the poster which features a back shot of a man. In the picture the actor is seen wearing a blazer a cap and holding a sling bag. The catch line of the poster is “Kya Tumhe Yakeen Hai”. The makers had released a small teaser of the film on Tuesday...

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Aamir Khan promotes ‘Dangal’ in China ahead of release

18 April, Beijing: Basking in the success of his movies “3 Idiots”, “Dhoom 3” and “PK” in China, a rare feat for an Indian film actor, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is now promoting his recent outing “Dangal”. While his “3 Idiots” was a big hit, especially among students and parents, “PK” too became a big winner grossing 100 million Yuan (USD 16.70 million approx). It was a bit surprise for Aamir, who told the media here that none of his films were a success in China, until the release of his first collaboration with Rajkumar Hirani. He said, “Films...

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Talk show was my greatest therapy: Oprah Winfrey

15 April, London: Oprah Winfrey says she became a better human being after having her own talk show as it was the greatest therapy she had. The 63-year-old star has never sought one-to-one counselling with a professional but doesn’t think she needs to as she heard so much expert advice and cautionary tales from the guests on her programme over the years, reported Contactmusic. “I had never gone to a therapist, ever. But I had so many therapists sitting in the chair across from me that I just sort of took it in. ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ was my...

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Salman Khan shares poster of ‘Sairat’ actor’s next project

10 April, Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has shared a poster of “Sairat” actor Aakash Thosar’s next film “FU”. The movie has been directed by Salman’s friend, actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar. “Sairat throb #AakashThosar is back with @manjrekarmahesh’s #FU,” Salman posted on Twitter, alongside the poster which reads “He Is Back.” “FU” will release on June 2. This is Aakash’s second film. The actor’s debut Marathi film “Sairat”, directed by Nagraj Manjule, was a...

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Akshay Kumar best actor, ‘Kasaav’ named best film at National Awards

8 April, New Delhi: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar won the best actor award for his portrayal of a patriotic naval officer in “Rustom”, while Marathi movie “Kasaav” about depression was declared the best feature film at the 64th National Film Awards on Friday. The awards, which were spread out in different languages, saw Bollywood movies like “Pink”, “Neerja” and “Dangal” score in key categories. “Rustom”, a court room drama directed by Tinu Suresh Desai, is loosely based on the 1959 Nanavati murder case. Akshay, 49, took to Twitter to express his gratitude over his surprise win. “Thank you is...

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Film City to be built in Dolakha

7 April, Dolakha: An international film city will be built at the Dangdungedanda of Bhimeshwor Municipality – 9 in Dolakha district following a decision taken by the Council of Ministers. The Cabinet has sent a written instruction to the Film Development Board under the Ministry of Information and Communications for launching the film city project. The government is set to allow the use of 76.25 hectares of land property in the national forest area and permit the removal of 104 trees. Following the nod from the Cabinet, the Department of Forest and Film Development Board sealed an agreement on...

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Shocked to see Vinod Khanna looking so frail: Irrfan Khan

7 April, Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan has wished speedy recovery to Vinod Khanna, who was hospitalised here on Friday night due to severe dehydration. Irrfan says he was shocked to see the veteran actor looking so frail in the picture, which went viral on social media. A picture on Thursday surfaced online where Khanna was seen in the hospital uniform along with his son and wife. The actor was seen visibly weak in the photo. “My good wishes and prayers with him. I hope he gets well soon. If needed, I’ll donate one of my organs to him. I...

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‘Golmaal 4’ will be a nice break for me: Parineeti

5 April, Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra has said working with filmmaker Rohit Shetty in “Golmaal 4” is an honour as the film will be a refreshing change for her as well as the audience. The film also features Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Khemu and Shreyas Talpade. The team recently wrapped up the first schedule of the movie. They will soon be flying to Hyderabad for the next schedule. “I don’t think I have a genre at all. I’m just trying to do all kinds of films. It’s an honour for me to work with Rohit...

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